This drama is about an artistic woman and her fiery love during the Joseon Dynasty. In Jeju Island, the rain that falls on July 1st based on the lunar calendar is called The King's Tears. This king goes by the name of Gwang Hae, and his tears are shed due to his undying yet lonesome love for a woman. Upon encountering the woman while going out on a hunt, he realizes that she is different from all the others that he has met. He also realizes that in front of her, he does not need to act like the high and mighty king. This drama strives to shed light on a simple man who is known to be a tragic king.