An eminence grise, a man who helps build strategies for politicians and their companies. These people make a great contribution to the political life and structure of the country, but always remain in the shadows. They are one of the main players, but their faces are rarely seen on TV screens. So in 1970, Seo Chang-dae, being a talented politician, decides to join the election race, and he helps Kim Won-bum, one of the opposition figures of the main presidential candidate. There are four main contenders in the race, everyone has strengths, someone has a constant opportunity to keep in touch with the rural population, someone has made a name for himself and a large number of people know him, and someone has got a very strong team preparing for elections. Woo Chang-dae is not officially a member of Kim Won-beom's party, but after a brilliantly executed case that instantly raised his employer's popularity among the voters, he was appointed head of the party's team. But all success is crossed out when Kim Won-beom's house catches fire, arson occurs, this is a great tragedy for any person. The culprit is found in the face of So Chang-de.