RYU Mok-hyeong, a member of a small prayer house located in a remote mountain village, is well-respected for his leadership and gift of speech. In order to build a new prayer house, Mok- hyeong leaves the mountains with the help of Yong-duk. Many years pass and Mok-hyeong is discovered dead. Mok-hyeong’s son, RYU Hae-guk, arrives from Seoul to attend his father’s funeral. Hae-guk soon realizes that the villagers are trying to hide something from him.