The novel follows the narrative of Jae-young, a young woman fleeing an abusive relationship. Her life takes a dramatic turn when she crosses paths with a young single mother cradling her child on an early morning train.
She was on her way to her wealthy in-laws, who opposed her marriage. Despite initial wariness, an unexpected bond forms between the two women. But when Jae-young returns from a brief train stop, she finds that the woman has disappeared, leaving behind a note and her baby.
Source: Korea Herald