Hae Deum sneaks out to look for her father, and Yi Hyun rages at Kyung Doo for taking the girl. Choi Gook is being kidnapped and rescued by Kyung Doo.
Yi Hyun discovers Ki Tae has been scheming to destroy her father and confronts him. Choi Gook persuades Kyung Doo to get Yega shares from Yi Hyun.
Kyung Doo aims to earn as much quickly to support Hae Deum’s tuition. The girl misses her father. Yi Hyun recalls her time spent with Choi Gook.
Kyung Doo fights with Yi Hyun over the custody of Hae Deum. After much thought, Kyung Doo sends Hae Deum to Yi Hyun for the sake of her future.
Yi Hyun arranges work for Kyung Doo. Without informing him, she took Hae Deum home. Sun Young steps out into society, much to Ki Tae’s displeasure.
Kyung Doo hits Choi Gook, only to discover that Gook is actually his father-in-law. Yi Hyun remembers her father and demands the truth from Choi Suk.
Yi Hyun bumps into Hae Deum at Jeju. They spend time alone while Kyung Doo chases his cheating friends. Soo Chang tells why he had chosen Sun Young.
Kyung Doo feels injustice for Hae Deum. He kisses Yi Hyun, triggering her memories. Sun Young is afraid that her past bad deeds will be revealed.
Kyung Doo finds Yi Hyun and hugs her. He tells her of their relationship but she denies it. However, evidence indicates that Hae Deum is her daughter.
Yi Hyun returns to Choi Suk and strives to gain his trust. Sun Young becomes her sister-in-law. Kyung Doo raises Hae Deum, who is also gifted.
Yi Hyun abandons the family after giving birth to unearth her past memories. Unable to find her, Kyung Doo recalls their suicidal encounter.
Jung Yi Hyun is a genius student, who seeks to recover debts owed to her mother for her college fees. She meets Hong Kyung Doo at the debtor’s place.
Bok Hee settles her personal affairs and checks into a nursing home. The children visit Bok Hee after finding out her illness to arouse her memory.
Jang Ho is disappointed that Nan Hee chooses to leave him after accepting Eun Ok’s bribe. The children arrange a surprise wedding party for Bok Hee.
Young Chae meets her brothers when she is praying to her late father at a temple. Bok Hee has a dementia panic attack while driving to the hospital.
Nan Hee has a surgery to remove her ectopic pregnancy. Jang Ho finds out the truth about Nan Hee’s past. Young Chae and Hong Nan get married.
Do Hee exposes Secretary Kim’s reason for ruining Il Pyung’s marriage. Joo Young is delighted with Hyun Suk’s offer to extend their dating contract.
To avoid further misunderstanding between Do Hee and Jung Hee, Joon Soo moves out. Do Hee fails to convince Il Pyung to retain Joon Soo’s employment.
Joo Young laments her lack of courage and confidence to fight for things she wants. Jung Hee finds out that Secretary Kim is investigating on her.
Han Seo is annoyed when Joon Soo criticises his rude attitude towards Do Hee and Joo Young. Do Hee admits to Joo Young that she is dating Joon Soo.
In Sook is envious of the close bond Il Pyung has with Jung Hee. Do Hee gives promise of her undying love for Joon Soo before his parents’ graves.
Han Seo asks for an investigation to be done on Joon Soo. An upset Joo Young gives Hyun Suk a slap when she finds out he is going on a blind date.
Do Hee seeks some legal advice from Hyun Suk regarding Joon Soo’s employment. Rumours start spreading that Joon Soo is actually Min Joo’s lover.
Do Hee is delighted that everyone is impressed with Joon Soo’s presentation. Jung Ja vents her anger at Jin Joo when she is shunned by her friends.
After meeting Jung Hee, Joon Soo decides to relate his past with her to Do Hee. Joon Soo is told to do the presentation of his team’s design concept.
Hyun Suk explains to Joo Young on his feelings and thoughts about love. Joon Soo and Jung Hee are surprised to
Il Pyung feels jealous to see Jung Hee working closely with her employee. Han Seo signs the paper to be BY Group’s partner on behalf of his father.
Do Hee refuses to reveal Joon Soo’s curriculum vitae to Han Seo. At the studio, Na Ri is impressed by an extra for his professional acting.
Joon Soo offers coffee to Joo Young and thanks her for having Hyun Suk as a friend. Han Seo notices the closeness between Joon Soo and Do Hee.
Joon Soo runs around wearing the different winter clothes to test them out. Jung Ja offers to help Na Ri to practise her lines in an acting script.
Na Ri and Joo Young are divided into 2 design teams to compete with each other. Joon Soo learns from Na Ri that Joo Young is interested in Hyun Suk.
Joo Young complains to Hyun Suk that her formal date with him is boring. Na Ri arranges for Joon Soo and his teacher to be hired by design team.
Joon Soo feels guilty for ruining the ambition and goal plan Do Hee has for him. Hyun Suk agrees to pose as Joo Young’s lover for a month.
Joon Soo turns down the opportunity to be trained in Paris. Do Hee realises Joon Soo is Hyun Suk’s brother when she attends Jin Joo’s wedding.
Joon Soo is told to observe people and their attires on the street. Do Hee accompanies Joon Soo when he stays up all night to finish his assignment.
Joo Young apologises to Hyun Suk for her unruly behaviour when she was drunk. Joon Soo punishes himself for not understanding what his teacher wants.
Jung Ja insists on holding Chul Soo and Jin Joo’s wedding at a five-star hotel. Both Joon Soo and Hyun Suk offer help to pay for Jin Joo’s wedding.
Tae Il wants a divorce as he is unable to tolerate In Sook’s domineering attitude. Joo Young gets drunk and confesses her feelings to Hyun Suk.
Joo Young has a bad rash from a food allergy after having a meal with Hyun Suk. Jin Joo’s siblings are concerned when she decides to marry Chul Soo.
Hyun Suk tells Do Hee of his suspicion on the infringement case. Do Hee arranges Joon Soo to move to her home and to train under a famous designer.
Due to his criminal record, Joon Soo is unable to get a job as a sailor. Do Hee is investigated for rights infringement issue on her designs.
Hyun Suk is resentful towards Joon Soo for always sacrificing himself. After spending an enjoyable day, a tearful Do Hee bids farewell to Joon Soo.
Joon Soo advises Jin Joo not to abort her child and promises to give her all the help. Jin Joo gets humiliated when she begs Jung Ja to accept her.
Han Seo refuses to give up on Do Hee despite her rejection. Joon Soo feels bad when he realises he may be the cause of Na Ri’s nightmares.
Do Hee informs Sang Jin and Il Pyung that she is not interested in Han Seo. Hyun Suk tells Joo Young that he is secretly in love with another woman.
Do Hee apologises to Hyun Suk for keeping her real identity from him. Chul Soo threatens Jung Ja to give her approval for him to date Jin Joo.
Joon Soo scolds Man Dol for losing his money to a woman. Hyun Suk’s identity is exposed by Joo Young while he is carrying out operation in a bar.
Joon Soo gets curious when he sees Do Hee exchanging text messages with Hyun Suk. Jin Joo and Na Ri notice a change in Hyun Suk’s behaviour.
Chul Soo seeks Joon Soo’s help to get Jin Joo to accept his feelings for her. Do Hee gives Joon Soo a slap when he asks for a break up with her.
In Sook wants Joo Young to make an effort to get close to Han Seo. Both Sang Jin and Il Pyung give their consent for Han Seo to date Do Hee.
Man Dol is shocked when Do Hee tells him that she and Joon Soo are dating. Chul Soo rushes to tell Jin Joo the good news that he has passed the exam.
Do Hee gets jealous after she tries to get Joon Soo to talk about his first love. Na Ri is disappointed for not performing well at the audition.
Joon Soo and Do Hee get drunk after a few drinks at the rooftop. Na Ri’s siblings are delighted she is asked to audition for a production company.
Do Hee manages to persuade Joon Soo to pose as her boyfriend if needed. Hyun Suk is embarrassed when Joo Young throws up a tantrum in public.
Dan Bi intends to challenge Tae Sub till the end. Sun Ja invites Ji Sun and Dan Bi to her new store and hopes they can reconcile with each other.
Kyu Won fails to persuade Dan Bi to work in Panacea. After knowing Ji Sun is ill, Dan Bi secretly pays her a visit and takes away her medicine.
Soo Ryung holds a shareholders’ meeting for the beauty salon to dismiss Man Joon. Seung Joo thinks it is not easy to win Man Joon’s divorce lawsuit.
Ji Sun moves to the beach house. Kyu Won is upset when Won Mi shows him some photos and threatens to expose Ji Sun’s relationship with Man Joon.
Seung Joo brings Dan Bi to visit her biological father’s grave. Soo Ryung wants to steal Man Joon’s will so as to gain an upper hand on her divorce.
Kyu Won finds out about Ji Sun’s illness from her doctor. Sun Ja discloses to Dan Bi the reason for abandoning her at the orphanage after her birth.
Soo Ryung persuades Man Joon not to divorce her but he wants to spend his life with Ji Sun. Tae Sub finds out Ji Sun is still in the country.
Ji Sun is forced by Tae Sub to leave for USA. Dan Bi collects the DNA test report which confirms that Ji Sun and her are mother and daughter.
Man Joon warns Tae Sub of the consequences if he continues to do harmful deeds. Soo Ryung plans to gather evidence of Man Joon’s infidelity.
Kyu Won is against the idea of Ji Sun being together with Man Joon. Man Joon wants to take legal action to recover his properties from Soo Ryung.
Man Joon accuses Soo Ryung for her evil deeds and wants to divorce her. Dan Bi refuses to believe Man Joon when he insists that Ji Sun is not Sunny.
Dan Bi is disappointed when Ji Sun denies she is her mother. Everyone is surprised when Man Joon appears in court to cancel his legal interdiction.
Chae Rin wants Soon Young to move out of the household to avoid complications. Han Joon asks Soon Young to temporarily put up at Kyung Joo’s home.
Han Joon receives a call from Chae Rin asking for help. Despite Soon Young’s disapproval, Han Joon goes to Chae Rin and sends her to the hospital.
Na Ra is delighted to receive gift vouchers from Chae Rin. Chae Rin is caught unprepared when Yi Hyun announces her marriage at the board meeting.
Soon Young hastily leave the house with Mi So to avoid meeting Bum Suk. With the help of Han Joon’s family, Chae Rin manages to deceive Bum Suk.
Chae Rin thanks the doctor for advising Bum Suk not to leave the hospital. Han Joon rushes to fetch Soon Young when Bum Suk cancels his visit.
Han Joon is taken by surprise when Bum Suk wants to pay a visit to his house. Soon Young is heartbroken when she is forced to leave her home.
Han Joon apologises to Soon Young and promises not to lie to her in future. Woo Jin warns Chae Rin against messing around with Han Joon’s marriage.
Chae Rin is happy to hear that Bum Suk will be changing his will. Na Ra has a heated argument with Doo Joon when he wants her to quit her job.
Woo Jin thinks Han Joon has betrayed Soon Young when he sees him with Chae Rin at the hospital. Soon Young and Han Joon submit their divorce paper.
Woo Jin advises Han Joon to stay away from Chae Rin after knowing about their past, but Han Joon claims his involvement with her is strictly business
Na Ra finds out Se Hee has dropped out of school 2 years ago and threatens to expose her. Bum Suk finally gives his consent to Chae Rim’s marriage
Soon Young tries to stop Woo Jin from meeting Han Joon. Chae Rin is upset that Yi Hyun has done nothing about her parents’ death anniversary.
Han Joon has an argument with Chae Rin after their visit to her grandfather. Chae Rin gives Soon Young a large sum of money and clothes for Han Joon.
Woo Jin is curious about Chae Rin’s relationship with Han Joon. Soon Young is surprised to see Woo Jin and his colleagues at her fried chicken shop.
The whole family is overjoyed that Han Joon is released from prison. Soon Young explains to Han Joon her reason for accepting Chae Rin’s request.
Chae Rin instructs Dong Chul to surrender himself to the police. Doo Joon follows Se Hee and sees her begging a director for an opportunity to act.
Yoo Suk wants the whole family to keep Han Joon’s wedding from Soon Young. Soon Young is led to believe Han Joon will not go ahead with the wedding.
Chae Rin rejects Soon Young’s request to terminate their agreement. Woo Jin rushes Soon Young to the hospital when she faints in the elevator.
Soon Young is dismayed after knowing Han Joon and Chae Rin used to be lovers. Chae Rin is worried Woo Jin may have evidence of her fake marriage.
Yoo Suk reprimands Soon Young when she is unhappy with Han Joon’s behaviour. Yi Hyun decides to ruin Chae Rin’s plan and asks her to hold a wedding.
“Empire Of Gold” is a family political drama about the intense power struggles within a chaebol family during the turbulent economics times in the 90s
Jung Hee and Min Jae agree to establish joint voting rights in order to win at the shareholders’ meeting. Min Jae becomes chairman of Sung Jin Group.
Dong Hwi takes Min Jae’s side and gets the prosecutor to charge Tae Joo for murder. Sung Jae is arrested for the embezzlement of company’s funds.
Seo Yoon saves Sung Jin Group after her marriage with Tae Joo. She visits Sul Hee in prison when she suspects Kwang Se was murdered by Tae Joo.
Tae Joo proposes to Sul Hee and plans to leave for the Philippines with her. He aborts it when his involvement with Kwang Se’s scandal is leaked out.
Due to differences in their plans, Tae Joo and Min Jae turn from allies to foes. Tae Joo asks Seo Yoon for help to release Sul Hee from detention.
Gong Sil is made to look for suitable female ghosts for matchmaking purpose. Joong Won finds out Gong Sil had sacrificed herself to save his life.
Joong Won loses memory of Gong Sil after he wakes up but finds out he can now read. Hee Joo asks to borrow Gong Sil’s body to reach out to Joong Won.
Jae Suk thinks his late father had a mistress, but Gong Sil helps to clear that misunderstanding. Yi Ryung tells the press she is dating Joong Won.
Gong Sil goes to a mechanic shop to look for a dead boy’s body and is caught by the boy’s killer. She sends a text message for help to Joong Won.
Gong Sil realises Sung Ran is haunted by the ghost in a vase and suggests breaking it to lift the curse. Joong Won confesses his love to Gong Sil.
Joong Won buys Gong Sil a necklace as an amulet as he will be away for a business trip. Gong Sil is possessed by a famous pianist’s dead wife.
Gong Sil helps Joong Won to clear up the rumour about a ghost in his hotel’s pool. Joong Won finds out his father has sent Kang Woo to spy on him.
Joong Won and Gong Sil get locked up in jail for housebreaking, assault and kidnapping after they rescue a physically abused child from his mother.