This series and our heroine takes place in the Chosun Dynasty. From being a mere servant of a household who manages to make her way and becomes a Damo, a low-status woman detective. Very skilled in swordplay and righteous in the name of justice. In a society of inequality she must not only fight crime, but to fight for her freedom and respect as a woman. Relationships in love, torn between attraction and loyalty. Her choice will not only change her life, but the dynasty itself.