Can a man born to a human mother and a mythical-creature father find a way to become a real human and live the life he desperately desires? Choi Kang Chi is a gumiho (a fox with nine tails) whose mother is Yoon Seo Hwa, a human, who fell in love with Gu Wal Ryung, the guardian god of the Jiri Mountains. Chased by their enemies, Seo Hwa sends Kang Chi in a basket down the river so that he will not be captured. The Choi family finds baby Kang Chi floating in the river and raise him. Kang Chi discovers his true identity by chance one day, and he becomes determined to become a real human. Can Dam Yeo Wool, a master martial artist and archer, help him in his quest?
“Gu Family Book,” also known as “Ancient Medical Book,” “The Writings of Nine Houses” and “Book of the House of Gu,” is a 2013 South Korean historical drama series directed by Shin Woo Chul, an award-winning director who also directed “A Gentleman’s Dignity” (2012), “Secret Garden” (2010), and “City Hall” (2009).