In the late 1990s, there was a glimpse of hope for peace in the Korean Peninsula, albeit brief. While the South struggled to reestablish communication, the North had a different agenda.
On the eve of a critical conference in Panmunjom, a mysterious underwater craft got entangled in fishing nets near the coast of Sochko in South Korea.
As it turned out, the ship was carrying North Korean spies on a covert mission. However, before the South Koreans could tow the vessel back to port, the entire crew took their own lives.
Despite the setback, the South Koreans insisted on peace through the Sunshine Policy, expecting that their neighbors would cease their armed missions on their territory. However, the infiltration attempt only served to escalate tensions…