Jang, professor of economics at the National University of Seoul, respected and beloved by students becomes a hero in the eyes of the public on a TV debate and when he saves a burning man. In the wake of popularity, he decides to go into politics, participate in parliamentary elections and oversee the creation of a social bank. Meanwhile, his wife Oh Soo-yeon, deputy director of the gallery of contemporary art, tries in every possible way to take the place of her female manager. For this she begs Shin Ji-ho, a popular photograph artist to make an exhibition with them and has an affair with him. Both spouses enter high society, where politicians, bandits and heirs of wealthy families make secret transactions- both do everything to get through to the elite. And they pay the price.