A family of seven go about their lives one humid summer's day, unaware that war will soon throw their world into complete disarray.


The Baek Family:

Grandfather Baek, born 1890s

Grandmother Baek, born 1890s

Jeong-nam, born 1914 (age 36)

Myung-sook, born 1915 (age 35)

Young-sik, born 1934 (age 16)

Young-ja, born 1936 (age 14)

Ki-jung, born 1941 (age 9)


This is a short historical story that focuses on civilian life prior to the outbreak of the Korean War. The entirety of it takes place on June 23, 1950.