Lee Si-Myung's sci-fi/action thriller takes place largely in an alternate future where Korea never became an autonomous nation and Japan won World War II. It opens in 1909 at a crowded railway station in Harbin, Manchuria, where Japanese statesman Ito Hirobumi steps off a train and into the line of fire of Korean nationalist An Chung-Gun. But while in real life Hirobumi was assassinated, here the attempt is foiled and has far-reaching consequences detailed in a newspaper montage. Hirobumi becomes the first governor of "Korea Colony" and is succeeded by Mr. Inoue, who foiled the assassination attempt. In 1936, allied U.S. and Japanese forces enter WWII, Japan annexes...