(칼과 꽃)is a July 3, 2013 -- TV series directed by Kim Yong-Soo South Korea.
Moo-Young ( Kim Ok-Vin ) is the daughter of King Yeongnyu of Goguryeo. Her father King Yeongnyu gets killed by nobleman Yeon Gaesomun. Moo-Young later falls in love with Yeon Choong ( Uhm Tae-Woong ) who is Yeon Gaesomun's son. She becomes torn between revenge and love.
Moo-yeong, the daughter of King Yeong-ryu from the Koryo times, falls in love with Yeon-chung, the writer of Yeon Gae So Mun and conflicts between revenge and love.
The Blade and Petal (칼과 꽃; RR: Kalgwa kkot; lit. "Sword and Flower") is an upcoming South Korean television series that airs on KBS2 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 beginning July 3, 2013. Kim Ok-bin and Uhm Tae-woong play star-crossed lovers doomed by their fathers' epic battle for political power during the Goguryeo dynasty. It is the tragic love story of a man and a woman's strife between the sword and the flower.
The historical drama takes place in the twilight years of Goguryeo. King Yeongnyu plots to kill military general Yeon Gaesomun, whose power and influence are rapidly overtaking the throne's. But Yeon Gaesomun discovers the plot and kills those involved, including the king, and becomes a military dictator. Yeongnyu's daughter, the princess Mu-young vows to avenge her father's death, but she falls in love with her enemy's son.
- Daughter of the king. Smart and kind, the princess loses everything when her father is assassinated. She becomes a spy to infiltrate Yeon Gaesomun's camp, and must later choose between love or revenge.
- Yeon Gaesomun's illegitimate son. Despite his talent, he finds he cannot rise higher in the ranks because his mother was a servant and concubine.
- Choi Min-soo as Yeon Gaesomun
- A powerful military general who comes from a long line of political players.
- Kim Yeong-cheol as King Yeongnyu
- The 27th ruler of Goguryeo.
- A master swordsman and bodyguard to the princess. He is cold to others except Mu-young, whom he loves and follows around like a shadow to protect her.
- The 28th, and last ruler of Goguryeo. The nephew of Yeongnyu, he betrays his family to side with Yeon Gaesomun, who places him on the throne as a puppet king.
- Yeon Gaesomun's bodyguard.
- Son of King Yeongnyu, and brother of Mu-young.