Bongsam feels grateful that Shin Seokju didn’t kill him and Seorin and works hard to protect the tax rice. However, pirates attack the boat and steal 200 seoms of rice.
Gil Sogae finds out that the leader of the pirates is Jo Seongjun and tries to kill Bongsam using this information. Bongsam goes to the pirates’ stronghold and is shocked to see Jo Seongjun there. Sorye comes up with the rice which Jo Seongjun stole and gives it back to Bongsam. Bongsam, not knowing who she is, became furious with her.
In the meantime, Bongsam is arrested for conspiring with the pirates who stole the rice. Sorye meets with Gil Sogae to save Bongsam’s life.