Curiosity may have killed the cat, but for Tree-ear it brought a chance to prove himself to his one of the best potters in the village. Tree-ear is an orphan boy who lives with Crane-man under a bridge. One day he goes to see what Master potter Min is doing, but he wasn't there. Tree-ear decides to go sneak in and take a peek and accidently breaks one of the vases. Min makes him work for the vase but Tree-ear decides to work for Min regularly. Tree-ear starts learning on one very amazing experience.