“The King Loves” is a romantic melodrama based on the novel of the same title. It depicts a sad, yet beautiful story of friendship and love during the reign of King Choongryeol to King Chooseon in Goryeo.
Wang Won (Im Shi Wan) is the Crown Prince during the Goryeo Dynasty who harbors an extreme lust for power. His childhood friend, Wang Rin (Hong Jong Hyun), is his trusted ally and bodyguard. When they meet Eun San (Im Yoon Ah), the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the country, they become inseparable friends. But when both Won and Rin fall in love with Eun San, what will happen to their ambitions and friendship?