Jo Yeo Jung (Kim Min Seo) tells Princess Jeongmyeong (Lee Yeon Hee) that Eun Seul (Hyun Seung Min) and her mother were taken into Podocheong due to superstitious things including a voodoo doll and Jeongmyeong realizes that she has fallen into the crafty persons' trap. A mean grin comes to the outspoken court lady's lips.
Kim Ja Jeom (Jo Min Ki) severely condemns the hasty action of Yeo Jung, however, he sighs deeply at the direct order from King Injo (Kim Jae Won).
Injo assumes an air of concern about the Princess and induces chief retainers to insist to punish the traitor without mercy.
Kang Joo Sun (Jo Sung Ha) hears the whole story from Kim Ja Jeom and he wants Kang In Woo (Han Joo Wan) out of the affair if his son still loves with the royal lady. In Woo says decisively that his resolve will not falter.
Hong Joo Won (Seo Kang Joon) and his father tries to find an evidence to prove her innocence and Yi Won Ik (Kim Chang Wan), a prime minister, earnestly requests for further fact-finding.
Queen Inmok (Shin Eun Jung) persuades her daughter to beg for the King's forgiveness but she refuses flatly saying that she will fight against injustice.
Choi Myeong Gil (Im Ho) who comes to examine the criminal gives a firm promise find a way to help her, expressing his thanks about not discovering himself.
Several Hullyeondogam workers goes to a house of police chief to find an evidence in the face of danger under a cloak of collecting of soil sample. However, they are arrested for holding a letter of Jo Yeo Jung before they leave the house.
In Jo urges the Princess in Uigeumbu (the judiciary organ during Goryeo and Joseon dynasty) but Jeongmyeong advises him to have dignity as a leader of the country.
Meanwhile, an eunuch, one of conspirator, is tormented by a guilty conscience.
The innocent servants never make a false confession in spite of brutal tortures. They are on the point of being seared with a hot iron, Jeongmyeong shows herself and admits guilt looking at devoted mother and daughter with tears in her eyes to spare their lives.