A gripping tale of love, ambition, and tragedy, with four characters whose destinies are intertwined fighting for what they want in the city of Arthdal.
Tagon (Jang Dong Gun) is the eldest son of San Woong, leader of the Arthdal Union. A celebrated war hero, he has paved the way for Arthdal to become a very prosperous nation, and is the most powerful person in Arthdal. Nobody ever dares to question him, and he is admired as he is feared. He long dreams of becoming the first king of Arthdal.
Eunseom (Song Joong Ki) was born with the destiny of bringing destruction to Arthdal. Because his mother fought to save him, he goes through all sorts of adversities as he grows up. Years later he returns to Arthdal to fulfill his destiny.
Tanya (Kim Ji Won) was born with the same fate as Eunseom, their fates both intertwined. She is the daughter of Yul Son and the anointed successor of the next Great Spiritual Mother of the Wahan people of Iark.
Taealha (Kim Ok Bin) is the daughter of the Hae Tribe Chief, Mi Hol, a woman whose ambition knows no bounds.
Alternative Titles: Aseudal Chronicles / Asadal Chronicles / Asa Dal Chronicles / The Chronicles of Aseudal