Seon Jo liberates peasants who became slaves because of the taxation. However, people praises Gwang Hae instead of him. Gwang Hae and Ga Hee spend peaceful time after resolving the misun-derstanding about her parents’ deaths. Meanwhile, a rumor about the Queen and Sook Yong spreads throughout the palace. Gwang Hae steals into the palace to find out the source of the rumor.