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The Tale of ChunHyang

Summary
The story follows Chun-Hyang, the spirited, beautiful, yet headstrong daughter of a
mudang in a Korean village. Her name means, "spring fragrance". A master of martial
arts, Chun-Hyang rises to the occasion when the Ryanban, a tyrannical warlord, takes
control of her village. He tried to kidnap one of her friends despite Chun-Hyang's bold
nature and formidable abilities but there is little hope of freeing her village unless the
Amenosa, a secret Korean government agent, arrives and catches the Ryanban in the
act of abusing his powers.

When Mong Ryong, a somewhat lecherous but enchantingly handsome traveler appears,
and apparently has fallen heads over heels with Chun-Hyang. She reluctantly accepts
his help to rescue her mother, who has been captured by the Ryanban.

Unfortunately, they are late; Chun-Hyang's mother has already killed herself to preserve
her honor. Mong Ryong reveals himself the Amenosa and passes judgment on the
Ryanban, though remains rueful that he could not do so before Myonfa's death.
Devastated, Chun-Hyang does not know what else to do with her life, but Mong Ryong
asks her to continue traveling with him. She agrees and they continue on, meeting
many more people.