At a girls high school at the seaside in Busan, Aeja is a problem girl but is famous for good writings. She dreams to study abroad and be a writer. Her mother Young-hee has brought Aeja and her brother up alone. Young-hee neglects Aeja because she is female. Her brother goes to study abroad ahead and Aeja is disappointed and leaves for Seoul to be a writer. From then she hardly visits Young-hee with disappointment toward her. One day, Aeja gets a phone call that Young-hee relapse into cancer and is in hospital again. Aeja passes Young-hee along to her brother but he has to work and prepare for his wedding. For lack of anything better, Aeja reluctantly takes care of Young-hee.