The story is set in 1998 and tells the stories of youth who find new direction and growth after having their dreams taken away. Two people first meet when they are 22 and 18 years old and fall in love years later when they turn 25 and 21.
Na Hee Do is a fencing athlete whose high school team was disbanded due to the IMF crisis. Although her dreams appeared to have collapsed in front of her, she forged ahead into her future without giving up. Baek Yi Jin is the eldest son of a family that is torn apart due to the IMF crisis. Despite his difficult background, he works hard to become a reporter.
Go Yoo Rim is a fencer who is on the national team, and the rival of Na Hee Do, who is the same age as her. Although she showcases a fierce charisma as a fencer, she turns into a cute and lovable person with a hidden steely core when she takes off her fencing uniform. Moon Ji Woong is a social media star who is aiming to become Today’s Member (a highlighted user) on Cyworld, Korea’s top social media network of the early 2000s. Ji Seung Wan is the top student at school who hides a secret wish to rebel.