The most fragrant of all perfumes in the world is said to be made from roses that grow in a deep, treacherous mountain in the Balkans and plucked during the coldest nights. Beautiful pearls are painfully taken from clams by cracking them open. Han Seung-li finds her life spiraling out of control after her dad's death that ruins the family finances. The man she loved betrays her and she has a miscarriage not too long afterwards. After hitting rockbottom, she climbs out of her misery to take over the family business that her dad ran and marches forward to reach her dreams. Hopeful that tomorrow will be better than yesterday, she endures the pain and anguish to reach an outcome that is sweeter due to the ordeal she had to overcome to attain it.