In the manhwa “In the Summer,” Young-Su is a young man who has been in love with Ye Seul, the university goddess, for two years. Eager to escape the city and find some purpose, he joins four companions on a summer trip to the countryside, where they plan to engage in volunteer work.
As they settle into their country house, Young-Su finds himself drawn to Ye Seul’s beauty and charm, but he is also intimidated by her popularity and status. However, one night in the forest, he hears a moan that leads him to a surprising encounter with Ye Seul.
What follows is a steamy summer story of romance, desire, and self-discovery as Young-Su and Ye Seul explore their feelings for each other while also dealing with the complications of their respective lives. As the summer heats up, Young-Su must navigate his growing attraction to Ye Seul and his conflicting emotions about their relationship. Ultimately, “In the Summer” is a tale of love and passion set against the backdrop of a beautiful and idyllic countryside.