The Blade and Petal is about how Moo Young (Kim Ok Bin), the daughter of King Young Ryu, falls in love with Yeon Choong (Uhm Tae Woong), the son of Yeon Gaesomun had with a concubine.
But Moo Young debates whether she should have her revenge, as Yeon Gaesomun is the man who killed her father. Meanwhile, Yeon Choong as the son of a noble blood father and a servant mother, despite his talent, he finds he cannot rise higher in rank due to the fact that he is a concubine′s son. He is later ordered by his father to kill the person he loves, and comes into inner conflict.
- Drama: The Blade and Petal (English title) / Sword and Flower (literal title)
- Revised romanization: Kalgwa Kkot
- Hangul: 칼과 꽃
- Director: Kim Yong-Soo
- Writer: Kwon Min-Soo
- Network: KBS2
- Episodes: 20
- Release Date: July 3 – September 5, 2013
Moo-Young (Kim Ok-Vin) is the daughter of King Yeongnyu of Goguryeo. Her father King Yeongnyu gets killed by nobleman Yeon Gaesomun. Moo-Young later falls in love with Yeon Choong (Uhm Tae-Woong) who is Yeon Gaesomun’s son. She becomes torn between revenge and love.
- The Blade and Petal Torrent Files takes over the KBS2 Wed. & Thu. 21:55 time slot previously occupied by “The Fugitive of Joseon” and followed by “Secret Love” September 25, 2013.