Title: Gu Family Book
Genre: Historical, Romance, Action, Fantasy
Starring: Lee Seung-gi, Bae Suzy, Sung Joon, Lee Yu-bi, Yoo Yeon-seok
Original Network: Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation
Original Release: April 8 – June 25, 2013
Gu Family Book also known as Kang Chi the Beginning, Gu Family’s Secret, The Writings of Nine Houses, Book of the House of Gu, The Fox Family Book, The Love Story of Kang Chi, Guga-ui Seo, is a 2013 south korean drama tv series starring Lee Seung-gi and Bae Suzy.
An epic historical drama story about the great deal of a man, born as a half human and half mythical creature, searching for a centuries old book about gumiho legend. The fusion martial arts action historical drama is about a half man-half monster who is searching for a centuries-old book that according to gumiho legend, contains the secret to becoming human.
A man as a mystical forest protector, a gumiho (nine tailed fox, a creature that appears in the oral tales and legends), he finds a a woman from a noble family treated unfair and unconscious. He saves and protects her, and then fallen in love with her. When she wakes up, she also falls in love with him and marries him after he tells her that the rest of her family able to run away and are safe.
According to Gu Family Book told by a monk, if a guminho wants to become human in order to be her, to do so he must live 100 days without taking a life, without showing his true form to a human, and must help anyone that needs help. But if a guminho fails, he will lose any chance to becoming human, and will become a demon for the next thousand years.
Accidentally he fails after he reveals his true form in order to save her. She horrified, leaves him, and a guminho is later killed by the righteous soldier Dam Pyeong-joon (Jo Sung-ha), who had been told that the gumiho was murdering innocents. She soon discovers that she is pregnant and gives birth to a son (half human, half guminho). Realizing that the baby isn’t a monster and regretting her betrayal to him, She entrusts the baby in the care of a monk. She then confronts who killed her husband, but she also gets killed.
The infant is adopted by nobleman and grows up, raised as part of the family and named Choi Kang-chi. This nobleman loves him like his own son, and he is close to the siblings. Kang-chi is good hearted and loyal even he is notorious in the village as a troublemaker, beloved by the servants at the Hundred Year Inn, which the nobleman family runs.
Later accidentally Kang-chi finds him self as a guminho and falls in love with a girl, he also wants to become a human and try find the Gu Family Book.
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