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Uncontrollably Fond: Episode 11

Fasten your seat belts, folks, we’re in for one bumpy emotional ride in this episode. It’s difficult to keep up a positive image when feelings are running high and stakes even higher, as nearly everyone is beginning to discover. It’s time for some serious decisions to be made, and maybe for some real honesty to be shared. We can only hope.

EPISODE 11 RECAP

After finding Joon-young sick and locked in his room, Ajusshi rightfully berates Gook-young for going along with such a stupid and dangerous plan. He reminds Gook-young that Joon-young only ever helped him, and this is how he repays him?

Gook-young tries to justify his actions by saying that Joon-young is trying to go find Eul in jail, where she’s landed herself for trying to run down Assemblyman Choi with her car. Ajusshi asks Gook-young to clarify, stunned at the mention of Assemblyman Choi Hyun-joon’s name.

In his room, Joon-young’s mom wakes him from his stupor, and he cries like a little boy when he sees that she came to him. He’s not even concerned about himself, but instead he pitifully begs his mother to help him go to Eul.

His mother overrides his wishes and gets up to get some medicine, but the mention of Assemblyman Choi’s name stops her cold. Accusingly, Joon-young says, “If you’d stayed by his side, he wouldn’t have become such a horrible person. It’s all because of you. It’s all your fault! This is all your fault!!” He screams it over and over, finally releasing years of pent-up anger and resentment.

Ajusshi comes to yell at Joon-young for speaking to his mother that way, defending Mom for raising him under so much hardship. “You’re a star, but you’re not a star to us.” But Mom stops him and sends him outside to wait.

Once he’s gone, Joon-young says that he’ll crawl to the police station if he has to, if Mom doesn’t help him. She hesitates for a long moment, then leaves the room and shuts the door. Outside she collapses on the stairs, heavy with the weight of everything that’s happened.

Alone now, Joon-young takes a chair and swings it, hard, at the window.

He makes it to the jail and is let into Eul’s cell, where she cries at him for taking so long. He softly apologizes and gives her his scarf and coat, while she says she wasn’t trying to kill Assemblyman Choi — she just wanted to forget it all and live normally for once.

Joon-young just holds her face, and tells her that he knows. He tells her not to be scared, because he’s here, and they’re going on their ten-year trip now.

Joon-young looks so peaceful just to be with Eul, and she’s finally looking at him the way he’s always wanted her to… with love. She leans on him and sleeps while he drives, and they go to the beach and walk hand-in-hand.

Joon-young leads Eul to a romantic pergola he’s set up, complete with candles and a comfortable couch, right there on the beach. It’s beautiful. He asks her to stay here with him for a hundred years, where nobody can find them, and Eul nods agreement. He pulls Eul’s head to his chest and she melts into him, smiling through her tears.

But it’s all a dream — Eul is still in her jail cell, and Joon-young is still locked in his room. He’s refusing to eat, or even move away from the window, and everyone is beginning to grow concerned for him. Ajusshi threatens to shove the food down his throat if he won’t eat. Or — and this is crazy I know — you could let him out?

Joon-young’s mom is pretty torn up too, having participated in the imprisonment of her son. Jik sits outside the police station, waiting to visit his sister, while Ji-tae watches him from an unseen distance.

He overhears Na-ri complaining that “Hyun-woo” has disappeared right when they need him, and Jik says angrily that both Hyun-woo and Joon-young can go hang. Jik is mostly worried he might see his noona cry — he’s never seen her cry since their dad died, and he’s worried it might make him go crazy.

They let Eul out to have a small meal with her brother and friend there at the station, and she’s a totally different person than last night. She keeps things light and cheerful, telling funny stories on her cellmates, but it’s obvious that she’s trying way too hard. In fact she seems a little manic.

Jik asks if she really was trying to kill Assemblyman Choi, and Eul says of course she wasn’t. That’s all he needs to hear and he relaxes, but Na-ri is angry that Joon-young hasn’t come to speak up in her defense. She tells Eul that Jik even begged Joon-young for help, but he didn’t even open the door. To Jik, this is just more proof that he can’t be trusted, but Eul brushes off her disappointment and tells him to just concentrate on school.

She lies and says that Joon-young called, and that he’ll be coming to get her out soon. When she’s sent back to her cell she snuggles up in the scarf he gave her, and narrates Joon-young’s movements like she’s wishing them to happen: “He goes to the parking lot, he gets in his car, he starts the engine…””

Joon-young still hasn’t moved or eaten, even when Gook-young tells him that the food is from his mother, the food he’s been craving for years. He’s completely unresponsive to Gook-young’s cajoling, and Gook-young says that he’s under orders to keep him here even if he starves. And that order comes from his mother, too.

Mom cuts herself while cooking, too preoccupied to concentrate on what she’s doing. She can’t stop thinking about Joon-young’s accusations that this is all her fault for not staying with Assemblyman Choi all those years ago. She takes off her apron, and heads out with purpose.

Ji-tae sits down with his father, and requests respectfully that he let Eul out of jail. Assemblyman Choi can tell that Ji-tae likes her, but Ji-tae is in no mood to chat, and says that it was his mother and father who ruined her life by lying and hiding the truth.

Assemblyman Choi notes that Ji-tae has always been compassionate, but points out that he has too much to lose to risk it all on pity. Ji-tae says he’s not scared, so his father instructs him to go and tell everyone that when he was a prosecutor, he covered up a hit-and-run case. His wife played along, and they destroyed a young girl’s life. In return they received everything they ever wanted and have no boundaries.

He tells Ji-tae that if he doesn’t have the courage to say all this, then to keep his mouth shut. Oh, you absolute ass.

Joon-young’s mom goes to his house, where Gook-young complains that Joon-young won’t eat or drink a thing. She ignores him and goes straight to Joon-young, and demands to know what Assemblyman Choi did to deserve what Joon-young said. She defends him as an honorable man, and asks who dared to say otherwise.

Joon-young just whispers, “I saw him. I saw him with my own two eyes.” He tells her that he saw how terrible, selfish, and brutal that man is. Mom says he must be mistaken, listing Choi’s good works for the poor, telling Joon-young that he even hid the fact that he was a law school student to her back when they met out of consideration for her. Oof… that’s not love, or even consideration. That’s just lying.

Joon-young tells his mother what Assemblyman Choi did when Eul’s father was killed, but that he thought Eul was okay now that time has passed. Now he knows that she’s not, that she’s still living in hell, and Assemblyman Choi doesn’t even remember what he did to her.

Unwilling (or unable) to accept this, Mom just nods that Ajusshi was right, and Joon-young is out of his mind because of “that gold-digger.” She says that Assemblyman Choi is the most fabulous, most wonderful, nicest man in the world, someone Joon-young can’t even be compared to.

She tells Joon-young to stop calling him by his name because he’s his father, and Joon-young screams back that that’s why he nearly killed Eul. He considered Choi his father, and tried to cover up what he did, and Eul almost died.

Mom now realizes that this is why Joon-young quit school and became an actor, and why he thinks he doesn’t deserve to be a prosecutor. Joon-young confirms it, saying that he has no right to judge others after doing such a thing.

Eul is still narrating Joon-young’s trip to come get her, accounting for his lateness by adding in a fan-related delay, as well as a broken traffic light, and then his car running out of gas. She counts down the miles he still has to go to reach her, trying to keep herself sane.

Gook-young had overheard Joon-young and his mother’s conversation, and he promises Mom that after he takes her home, he’ll go let Joon-young out. He does, telling Joon-young that he still won’t be able to see Eul at this late hour, though that doesn’t stop Joon-young from rushing for his car.

He goes straight to Assemblyman Choi’s home, where his wife looks shocked to see him on her doorstep politely asking to speak to Choi. She tells Joon-young that her husband’s not home (while Haru quietly freaks out in the background), which is a lie since he’s right there. Haru blurts out that Joon-young is here, but her mother painfully grips her arm to shush her and says it was a mistake.

But Assemblyman Choi isn’t stupid, and he wonders why Joon-young would be coming to see him. Joon-young is let in and he apologizes for showing up unannounced, and Assemblyman Choi sends his wife and Haru away so they can talk privately.

Assemblyman Choi notes that Joon-young looks like he’s been ill, and Joon-young doesn’t deny it. Choi knows this is about Eul, but he says that even if he dropped the charges she’ll still be tried for attempted murder. Joon-young points out that it wasn’t considered attempted murder until a week after the incident — until then, the police treated it as an accident.

He asks why Assemblyman Choi changed his mind, and Choi says that it’s because he learned that she really was trying to kill him. He doesn’t know why, because she’s not talking, and asks Joon-young to ask her for him.

Joon-young just calmly says that if she really wanted to kill the assemblyman, she’d have done it five years ago. And if she really wanted to kill him, she’d have never turned the wheel — and if Joon-young had been in her place, he wouldn’t have.

Over at the restaurant, Ajusshi watches as Joon-young’s mom crouches in the kitchen mindlessly shoveling food into her face, and he tells her employee to call the doctor and tell them that a patient is on the way.

At Joon-young’s words, Assemblyman Choi shuts down, and tells Joon-young that he can’t help him. He does thank him for risking his life to save him, but Joon-young says that he regrets it. Choi says that he doesn’t know why but he feels a sort of fondness for Joon-young, and he starts to ask Joon-young to have dinner with Haru since she’s a fan.

But Joon-young slaps the USB file with Eul’s recording of Choi and Madam Song on it down on the table, and says he never wants to see Assemblyman Choi again.

Joon-young runs into Ji-tae on his way out, and freely admits that he came here to threaten Assemblyman Choi. Ji-tae asks if it worked, but Joon-young doesn’t know yet.

Meanwhile Choi watches the video, then makes a call to someone about Eul. His wife bursts in and frantically says that he can’t let her go free, or she’ll just try to kill him again. She begs him not do do this, and he sighs heavily.

Joon-young drives home, but Ji-tae soon calls him to say that five years ago, if he hadn’t taken that USB away from Eul, if everyone had paid for their sins then, Eul would be living a different life. He bellows that Joon-young isn’t innocent in this, and he has no right to be happy with Eul either — he’s also Choi Hyun-joon’s son. Stunned, Joon-young has nothing to say.

The next morning Eul steps out of the police station and into the sun, and she’s immediately tackle-hugged by Na-ri. Na-ri tells her not to bother with Joon-young anymore, and Eul nods, but she can’t help scan the parking lot for a sign of him. Na-ri snaps that he’s not coming.

He’s at home playing video games, and it looks like he’s been up all night drinking. His face is slack and his eyes look dead and cold.

Jik almost gets hit by a car on his way to school, and his ankle is injured. He misses Na-ri’s call, but Eul is still too busy looking for Joon-young to be very worried. Na-ri thinks he’s avoiding Eul now that she’s been to jail, and Jik pulls up just then, having gotten a ride from the driver who almost ran him over.

And then a woman steps out of the backseat of the car… Ji-tae’s mother. She apologizes for Jik’s accident, but Eul just stares at her.

Ji-tae is at the shooting range taking his frustrations out on some clay pigeons, until his assistant reports that Eul was cleared of all charges this morning. Ji-tae hardly reacts, even when he’s reminded of his engagement ceremony tuxedo fitting this afternoon, and just goes back to blasting things out of the sky.

President Namgoong and Gook-young check on Joon-young, and are surprised to see his condition. President Namgoong apologizes for locking Joon-young up, though he says he doesn’t regret it (then you’re not really sorry, are you?), taking the credit for protecting Joon-young’s image.

Joon-young doesn’t respond to their presence at all, until Gook-young tells him that Eul is free, but even then only his eyes flicker. He remembers Ji-tae saying that he has no right to be happy with Eul, and he goes upstairs to sit on his bed. He clutches his head, and curls up under the covers.

Eul is actually outside Joon-young’s door when President Namgoong leaves, but he stops to yell at her for coming here. He tells her that Joon-young wants nothing to do with her, but Eul refuses to leave. President Namgoong tries to poke a hole in her confidence by saying Joon-young would have gone to see her if he wanted to (not if he was locked in his room, you evil little troll).

He even implies that Joon-young was dreading seeing her after she got out of jail. I hate you so much. Eul calls him a liar, but she leaves, deflated.

Upstairs, Joon-young answers his phone when Na-ri calls, and she asks why he never went to see Eul. He says, “Just because,” and Na-ri cries that she wanted him to ask Eul not to leave. That gets his attention… leave where?

We backtrack a bit and see that Ji-tae’s mother and Eul talked privately in her car, and Mom asks why Eul is still hanging around when they’d agreed to have nothing to do with each other again. She makes not-so-vague threats that she can go much further than she has in the past, particularly mentioning that Jik seems like a nice boy who will take care of Eul — if he’s alive to do so. Whoa, are you serious??

That night Joon-young calls Ji-tae to come outside, and when he steps out of his front door, Joon-young punches him in the face, hard.

It’s Jung-eun and Ji-tae’s engagement ceremony day, and Jung-eun’s father crows about his daughter and her impending marriage to Ji-tae to anyone who will listen, while she sits looking like a nervous wreck. She admits that her only ambition in life has been to marry Ji-tae, and now her dream is coming true.

Eul and Jik sneak out of Na-ri’s place secretly, planning to move overseas to escape everything. Jik is against the idea but Eul argues that anywhere is better than here, and she threatens to go alone if he won’t come with her. But before they can leave, Ji-tae comes screeching up and orders Eul out of the taxi.

Joon-young finds the former prosecutor who was in charge of Eul’s father’s case ten years ago, Lawyer Cha, and blatantly asks him who the real criminal was back then.

Cut to Jung-eun, waiting happily for her groom.

COMMENTS

Wow, what a mindscrew this show is turning out to be. Has everyone just gone and lost their damn minds?? I never thought I would say this, but Eul was the only rational person in this episode, and that’s because she was mostly in jail and unable to create more problems for herself. Just last week I was saying how everyone is so human, with both good and bad sides to their personalities, and defending even Assemblyman Choi and his wife for their bad behavior. Now I’m ready to chuck them all out the window for being selfish evil bastards.

I will say that I was glad to see Joon-young finally say to his mother what he’s been truly feeling for years — that she shouldn’t have let Assembyman Choi go. Right or wrong, he needed to say his true heart out loud. Watching Joon-young lash out at his mother, blaming this whole situation on her, was hard to watch. But in a way, it was very necessary… he’s held his true feelings in for so long, trying to ingratiate himself back into her life, and it’s never worked. Once she was in front of him and he was at his most vulnerable, it would have been strange if he HADN’T exploded and said what he’s been thinking all these years — that it’s all her fault.

I’m not convinced though, that Joon-young is right. If his mother had stayed and not run away out fear of being with a man of a different social strata, would Assemblyman Choi have been a better man? I haven’t wanted to think he’s a thoroughly bad person, despite a few truly heinous decisions he’s made, but his philosophy of life has a huge flaw that he pretty much stated right out in this episode: When you have so much to lose, can you afford pity? He said it to Ji-tae, but it neatly sums up his own behavior when Eul’s father was killed — he felt compassion for her situation, but it wasn’t worth risking his position to take pity on her. He may have good intentions in a broad sense, but when push comes to shove, he’s going to choose himself first, and he’s not even above manipulating his own son to keep what he has. So would Joon-young’s mother’s presence have made a difference? Would being with the woman he truly loves have inspired him to make better choices, or would he have still manipulated Eul’s father’s case, out of political greed? The saddest thing is, we’ll never know.

And I was so disappointed in Joon-young’s mother this episode — I really thought she would redeem herself and help him, but instead of believing her son when he tells her the truth, she chose to instead defend a man she hasn’t seen in decades, a man who lied to her to get her in bed as far as we know, who left her (or let her leave) to marry someone more socially acceptable because it was easier, and made his own way smoother. I knew Mom was delusional when it came to Joon-young, but she’s so far in denial about Assemblyman Choi that it’s bordering on dangerous. She willingly participated in imprisoning her own son and put him in danger of dying, all to uphold the questionable honor of the man who abandoned them both. That’s so far beyond sick, I don’t even know what to call it anymore.

Strangely, I don’t even blame Jung-eun for her part in any of this. She made a terrible mistake, but it was her father’s choice to use his connections to get her off the hook. I wonder if she would be different if she had paid for what she did, and learned from it? Jung-eun is nothing but a spoiled princess, with no ambitions or dreams in life other than to marry a certain man, and that’s really just sad. The vacant look on her face as she waits for Ji-tae says it all… there’s no person there, she’s just an empty doll who’s used to getting what she wants on daddy’s money and influence, because that’s what she was raised to believe was due to her. Nobody has ever told her differently, so why shouldn’t she believe in her own entitlement?

Hell, I’m even angry with Joon-young right now, for withdrawing from Eul just when she started to love him. One thing that makes me insane is when a person thinks they know what’s best for someone else — it’s not Joon-young’s right (or Ji-tae’s for that matter) to decide who Eul “deserves” to be with. If she loves Joon-young, she should be with him, and vice versa. Now, I also think a person should be given all the information before being enticed to love another, so it was absolutely wrong of Joon-young to romance her without telling her of his illness. He had every intention of making her fall for him, and it worked, and even if they manage to find a way to be together, now he’s got to tell her that he’s dying. It’s equally as wrong as deciding that she shouldn’t be with him for her own good, because it’s dishonest and selfish. What I wouldn’t give for a little straight talk and honesty around here.

 
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Ooooh yippee! Thank you so much. I loved the episodes this week, and can't wait for the discussions to ensue.

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Thanks for the recap!
I'm disappointed with JY's mom too... or she simply don't know what to do. I'm hating Ji-tae for making that phone call. I really wonder what will No-eul will do when she learns EVERYTHING. Poor girl...

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The mothers on this show are the worst.

Let me get this straight - He called her for help, sick and locked up, and she came running. But then decided to continue locking him up till he was forced to act like a child and refuse to eat/drink even though he was half dead? .... All because he insulted her favourite "oppa"?

*head desk*

She is like this 14 year old kpop fan yelling - my oppa is the best-est

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I think UF just took a short cut to extreme makjong. I hope for the show's sake it can give all the characters a little more realism back.

But I have to say the soundtrack is especially killer. I think I attribute a lot of the show's ambiance, tone and ability to tug at the heartstrings to that wonderful score.

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I don't know if it's do with my current state of being, but I am so into this crazy hyper world now!! In my case, the actors playing the male leads may have something to do with it as well...but OMG you are so right about the extreme makjang!

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It's extreme makjang but it's oh so addictive! Every week I am just waiting for the next episode and wishing that there will be some honesty between them and let the truth out.

And yes, the soundtrack is awesome. This show may be frustrating at times (with all the noble idiocy and slow contemplative feel) but one cannot deny how beautiful the whole tone is.

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LOL, this is exactly what I'm doing....

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Thank you for the recap :)
This episode drove me CRAZY!! I had to skip several scenes because I couldn't take them! What is wrong with everybody?! Joon young shouldn't have let Eul fall in love with him when he's about to die. It is just so selfish. Poor girl has suffered enough already, she doesn't need to lose another loved one... And Joon Young's mother?! She's the worst mother in Kdrama history! This writer has the ability to create absolutely terrible mothers! The mom in "Will it snow for Christmas" was also as awful!
Sorry for ranting so much... I couldn't help it :p I think I'll just follow the recaps from now on. I'm gonna have a heart attack if I watch the insanity...
Thank you Lollypip for being patient enough and recapping this:)

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Perhaps Joon Young already knows that she was in love with him from their high school days. Because he seems to think that asking her out in an annoying way on each of their 3 timely meetings gets her all worked up. So he knows that she would actually hate that he didn't try in the end again if he was serious. Maybe on his audioless, for now, video footage he tells her that he is/was/will eternally be serious about the fact that he "loves her back" equally. And that is why besides the fist to JiTaes face he has been quite civil towards JT. Knowing that he has now completed his time with Eul, yes very hard to accept his time is up he loses sight of how it may affect her. But just for once she knows she wins here, first his heart and then second JiTaes heart.

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This episode is fascinating to me...
If JiTae ends up marrying JungEun then it's like his father marrying his mother all over again, and we see how well that worked out (sarcasm)...lies, bribes, threats, and attempted murder are all in his future with his bitter and resentful mother - I mean wife!!!

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Oh and when JoonYoung promised his mom that Eul wouldn't become like her, it's too late...Eul is JiTae's YoungOk already since she is his true love!

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I don't think he's going to marry her. He went to pick Eul up and I think he's going to take her to the engagement party. I think his father's words finally broke him. He's decided that he's tired of everyone living the high life while punishing Eul. Why does JY get her and he can't? They both did wrong but JY almost killed her. JT is guilty of withholding information but he never directly hurt her. I think he's on the path of trying to expose everything. I think he was hoping someone else would do it so justice would be served but he wasn't directly responsible for it. It just isn't working out that way and he's at his last break mentally. Why is he doing in his mind all the sacrifices and Eul is still miserable

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OMG I hope he does! I haven't watched the latest ep yet..

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This episode made my blood pressure rise. I wanted to pull Ji Tae's mom by the hair and smack her. Urgh Shin Young irritated me in this episode too. WHY CAN'T PEOPLE IN DRAMALAND SHARE IMPORTANT INFO. But I guess if he told his dad about his mother and his real identity that evil lady would die from a heart attack. Furthermore if Ji Tae told his "fiancé" sorry I don't like you and I will never marry you and I know what you did that winter she would also die from shock. Then Shin young just tells No eul everything that happened and she understands. Next shin young can just sue his company CEO for imprisoning him etc. and No Eul can visit him in jail and laugh at him since he treated her like shit today.

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Lol joon young not shin young.
Anyways hope the writer doesn't make the good characters suffer all the way till the end.

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I got in kdrama land 3 years ago and I've been following recaps of all the shows,news and the discussions since shortly after but this is my first comment on dramabeans..kinda excited ^^
This show is driving me crazy..they were not kidding when they said the pacing would turn up..but they didn't mention all the CRAZY in it..but gotta admit,i'm lovin this
Honestly,i'm in the phase of screaming DO SOMETHING at my screen,but somehow i'm convinced that they don't know any better:Ji-Tae is so lonely in his world that it's driving him crazy,and although i am not the tiniest bit convinced with what he said to Joon Young,he made him realize how selfish he might've been,but still i want him to keep being selfish..aargggh i'm losin' it.. And his mother..she lived her whole life with a certain image of the man she loved and she can't accept to see it crumble so suddenly.
But the one person i'm ready to strangle right now is JT's mother..just collapse for real and die please!
I LOVED the ending tho..Are JY and JT planning smth?.. Will i get to see them become brothers before i get the tragic ending i know is coming at me?..someone please tell me they will smile at each other once ?
But all in all..i'm going open arms with that ride..thanks lollypip for sharing it and your amazing thoughts with us..will forever be grateful to you and all the team for satisfying my guilty pleasure?

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God i'm sooo impatiently waiting for the two boys to be brothers to each other

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Crossed fingers☝..It keeps getting beautifully more complicated..It's weird how this is making my entire week!

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I hope there is a bromance! They both love No Eul and see each other as adversaries, but I hope that they recognize that working together to help her is better than fighting over her.

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This show makes me suffer in a good way.

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LHK definitely had too much makjang in her tea while writing this drama. It's as if both moms are competing for the most hated character award or something. One doesn't give af about her obviously ill son and continues swallowing her delulu pills, the other one hands out death threats as if this is a sageuk or some gangster drama.

And JY staying away from NE now doesn't make sense to me at all. He threw tantrums (rightfully so) and even went on a hunger strike to be able to get out and save her but one call from JT makes him refrain from her? Come on, it's not as if he didn't remember what he's done to her in the past or who's son he is when he was pestering wooing her and make her fall for him (don't even get me started on his selfishness for withholding his illness from her). Or does he have a conscience switch that can be turned on/off?

And daddy Choi is just a caricature at this stage. Don't rich and powerful people usually do background checks on everything and everyone in dramaland? Evil stepmother did it immediately, but he doesn't check neither on NE nor JY - one tried to run him down and gives him death stares every time they meet, the other one crosses his path once in a while and says cryptic stuff. Yeah nothing to be curious about, instead let's just look like a deer in headlights and wonder about the world. shm

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I can understand JY's retreat. JT reminded him that JY himself is also trying to forget the past by pursuing NE just like everyone who had a hand in covering up NE's dad's case, like did he forget what he did 5 years ago, indirectly causing NE's accident? JT reminded him that NE would have led a different life had he not prevented her from exposing CHJ, and it maybe something very hard to accept, but boy, it was the truth, and JY knew that, so he steps back.

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exactly. JT reminded him that both are as sinful as each other when it comes to NE.

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I understand his retreat too, but I would have liked for them to get at least one day of happiness together. Eul and Joon Young clearly love each other and I would have liked at least a date day montage to solidify their bond.

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Preach, LollyPip, Preach! Yes, I truly believe the only sane person in this show is No-eul's brother. And I must be crazy too because I keep watching it.

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Oh there's actually another person: Na-ri. But yeah, that's about it. Lol

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Oh in terms of melodrama reveal sequence I get this episode. It gives away much without giving us characters who are ready to admit to their wrongs. But Choi's admition of guit to JT still shocked me. Perhaps the idea behind all the over the top drama so far in UF was this episode. I knew Eul had taken a bribe or some cut on the daddy hit and run cover up but did not know she was forced by JiTaes mommy dearest. This is particularly interesting. Maybe this was revealed before and I completely forgot. Amnesia may be contagious. But yeah I keep watching flashback scenes again, and again. Like maybe there are different angles. For instance Eul's accident, in the beginning I thought a car hit her from behind as she ran toward scooter thief, JY, but then I realized she stops in the mid of another road looks straight at the uncertain, or perhaps certain about, driver and the car hits her as she stops for no reason whilst running, maybe she has a good eye for recognizing the driver of a car at this point? But so now she has amnesia? Anyway probably just reading to much into that as the driver probably stopped and helped immediately remorseful JY get to the hospital. So enough PI sleuthing business on flashbacks, hehe. Also that sympathing seeking lunatic of a mother, JTs mom that is, is so trigger happy, nearly ending it for Jik with that supposed ankle twisting accident but she claims Eul is a danger to society, ehm, her beloved husband, Choi. Wow, that is sick, even Haru should hate her now when Haru is humiliated at the thought of JY being her brother/crush. And then she hurts a potential friend in Jik like this. Kim Woo Bin, I know, I know it is because it's him but I am more in to this show then I first thought, because somehow I thought this was going to be a comedy about to musicians and flashbacks in their life time. Wow that would have been a plot I would only watch for Woo Bin. The writing seems to be geared at the aftermath, I am hoping the aftermath is well done or at least well acted. For instance is Choi Hyun Joon scared of the USB info because he thinks his crazy wife knows Madam Song is the doppleganger for Young Ok and may I dunno try to kill her? Accidentally killing Song? Any way what the writing is getting at or could have gotten at has me more interested then most other dramas, maybe I should read more spoilers so I can be more informed but I love-hate relationship with spoilers made me access that I really need these recaps. Thanks Lollypip and all DB recappers for all the hard work!

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I think the issue with the USB is more a scandal then a doppelganger thing. He is a well known and well respected political figure. He is the family man , wife and children. If it is revealed that he has been having an affair then it would be damaging to his career and image. His career and everything he has worked so hard for would be tarnished and potentially ruined.

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Imagine people seeing the image of the so called respected congressman that was dead worried about his wife kidney operation as marketed while going from room salon to room salon...those places are viewed badly even more being made a family,loving man...his position would drop there,just as his credibility,in their society something like that is killing your image and position fast unlike some other countries i might say... And Mom was talking about the trail Eul lost when she tried to expose some bad stuff about the company they own,not her taking bribe...And about Eul accident,it's in their univers a flash second she looks at the car before being hit but we see it slow motion...

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Thanks, I forgot about the explanation there with JTs moms company's cover up, but why though, I should watch subbing first then acting then recaps and not do all at once. Oopsie...

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At the beginning of episode 10, Eul accepts money from CHJ. This money is crumpled and torn by JY, who asks her if she is a beggar. She says yes and that JY should know that about her. It is why he couldn't shake her off in the first 2 episodes & he throws her a cheque.

Anyway later in jail she either dreams or thinks:
"Dad says she’ll never survive if she’s weak, and he’ll never be able to rest in peace. Eul sobs that she took the money from Assemblyman Choi, and tried to forget about her father. “I settled, Dad. I thought I would die if I didn’t. Who would care for Jik if I died, too?”" As quoted per DBnie recap of episode 10.

So did Eul accept an actual bribe from Choi as well back in the day to settle her fathers case? Or did she refer to that lousy sums of money Haru and CHJ offered her for her fathers ruined memorial? Bad kitty, lol.

Because there was no settlement with JT moms company, she lost a court case because she was an underdog as usual. Thus the loansharks bothering her, the court fees. Most probably added on to her dad's debt as well.

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Oh I get it now although my question still stands if that's why Eul feels guilt, the bribe? But JTs mom was reminding her about losing the trial against her evil company. Perhaps this wasn't a coincidence and Eul actively sought out how she could ruin the Choi household. So that is a wrap.

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Dear Lollypip. Thank you for the recap. Pat, pat, pat. I feel your frustrations coming through.

I sincerely thank you for the recap because I then don't need to watch it. I might throw something at the screen if I watched it. Watching a melo where the lead is dying is one thing. Watching all the selfish, manipulative people around him making him suffer more is narcissistic on my part. This drama fan would rather keep her sanity.

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still loving this show especially after watching the episodes this week.

and also, this is the first time. in my whole kdrama life that i really don't mind who will the lead girl end up with. i like both the male characters. lol.

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I felt pity for mom more than anger. It's like she hasn't allowed herself to grow emotionally since parting ways with the congressman. Holding a torch for some guy you haven't seen in 10 years, to the point that you can't believe in your own son is just plain unhealthy. She's built him up so much in her mind from her memories and fantasies that he can't possibly resemble the real guy anymore. I look forward to/hope to see her illusions/delusions shatter when she meets him again. They drama writers won't deprive me of that will they?

I also don't understand why learning that JT knew about his identity and the fact that he almost killed NE changed JY's actions. I mean, those facts about him were still true when he decided to wholeheartedly pursue NE. It hadn't prevented him in any way before, unlike JT whole felt like simply being Choi's son was enough to take away any right to pursue NE. So...why does knowing that another character knows these things about him stop JY from visiting NE at the jail? I don't get it.

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I think it was that it wasn't his little secret anymore and shut it somewere safe inside him while wishing some happiness before he dies,even if it is bad from him after what happened,we know this characters are all grey and imperfect..Now that another person knows it and voices the truth,the hursh truth out loud,like the counscience he shut down and pretended it didn't exist or happened,it kept him from going to her as the remorse hit him and that someone else knows what he did...

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On why Joon Young is opting out now. I think it is clear that the OTP, Eul and JY, were in love from the moment they laid eyes on each other but both pretended differently for various reasons. And Joon Young sort of narrates this story with 'poetic licence', he tells No Eul: I know that you feel the same way. I know that you forgive me now ( hence the attempted murder on his father). {This equates her in drama universe with him as he can be charged with theft and obstruction of justice resulting in someone getting severely injured whilst committing 2 said crimes of his. }. And I, JY, have figured this all out already No Eul, because of my heightened sense of awareness now that I will die soon, that you, Eul will hate me more for not trying at all then for trying.

Now he does care about her in evidence because he is pushing her away. Trying to make her realize what a jerk he is so she can hate him. He doesn't need JT to tell him this as he already knows he has to do this not because she can't take seeing him suffering in the end and that she will be left heart broken. But because by all accounts Eul holds grudges as is understandable in her case so she in his mind will hate him and will leave him as true to his promise: he will give up all his happiness = love for Eul.

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My take on JT's knowledge about what JY have done:

I think it's gonna be different if "somebody else" knew about it. Especially if that somebody else also likes the same girl and will live longer than you do. I think JY's last mission would be to give NE the justice she deserved.

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Nice observation on JY. I think he got way too much flack about pursuing Eul in the present day. So now as he is closely watched for his next move he must sacrifice himself and his mothers pride and get the real bad guys, who have shaped the life he is now living. So let's see that is JiTaes fiancé, Choi and Yoon, oh and that evil lady, eh her name is, Choi's Wife? I think she will prove the most difficult to overtake especially the fact that the organ she truly needed from the old Choi, the good guy Young Ok claims he was, was a heart. The kidney only gives her +_ 15 years of ruining other peoples lives. So she only had 5 years on the clock. Phew I think JY should leave that ice cold woman for JT to deal with.

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Ji-Tae's mother is a perfect example of Elegant Exterior Rotten Interior.

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Thanks LollyPip for the recap, I cannot imagine being able to write a recap when all the characters seems to go haywire, my heart goes to you ? Anywho, I totally agree with your take on this episode with regards to everyone. Everyone is greedy for something, it's how you channel your greed is what makes the difference. Looking forward for your next ep recap. LollyPip, 화이팅 ?

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We don't have much time left in this show and the leads has only been together for like one combined full episode.

Dear show, if you want us to want for them to be together- you should put them together more often.

I don't blame JY for wanting EN to fall in love with him; I just want her to know that he's dying first (like Lollypip said). She needs to know what she's sighing up for.

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I totally agree! It was disappointing how little time the OTP spends together, especially since they have so little time left. I want them to grab the opportunity to be together in the here and now, though I know the show will rip my heart out a few more times before that happens.

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I was initially going to say that this show was bound to be dropped from my list because it's just really really SAD. And I cannot cope from watching too much series(es?) already.

But since this episode was a total mind FUCK --Im gonna continue watching this! (Did that make sense? haha)

The scenes between Joon Young and his mom was super intense. I think JY holds his mom in such a high regard as well thats why he thinks that her presence would have made his father a better man. But yeah, I doubt that as well. The fact that he left her and easily wavered towards someone as intensely selfish and evil as Ji Tae's mother is proof enough that he's just basically selfish too. Super disappointed in JY's mom. (Fabulous? Major eyeroll)

I read somewhere else that there were comments on Suzy's acting here as a whiny annoying character, but I actually like it. Eul is a girl who has been pushed towards the limits... the very very edge and the only reason I think she lives is because of her brother, her friend and now JY.

Im a doctor but OMG ...I have never hated a person as much as Ji Tae's mother. MY GOODNESS. HOW EVIL. Maybe it came from the freakin' kidney. GEEZ. I feel like I actually want to stop being a doctor for five seconds and just slap her.

Joong-Eun is that girl that's just nuts, and empty. She scares me. Her face scares me. But only secondary to Ji Tae's mom.

I screamed as I watched Ji Tae call JY and say "you don't deserve her either, coz like me, you're his son!" - I was like OMG HE ACTUALLY DID IT.

I actually clapped after this episode and threw a couple of pillows around my room. LOL.

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Gotta say, the only thing more aggravating than almost every person in this show this episode (besides Jik and Na Ri) are the crumbs in my bed from the potato chips I ate while watching this episode.

*gets up, wipes away the crumbs

One aggravation solved. Don't let me down, episode 12....

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Ep 10 made me cry ugly tears bec of Eul's touching moment with her dad and Jik.I loved it! But after reading this recap and most of the comments, I might defer from watching UF for now.
It's gotten so dark/makjang-ish. I'm not liking the characters anymore esp the mothers that not even my love for Jik can make me go through this.
If I'm to watch this, it would be like the feeling of seven dementors sucking all my happiness in an hour.
I'll just wait for this to end and will see from there.

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THIS EPISODE!!! URGH this episode made me angry. Disliked everything about it. The angry Mom, Uncle, Father, Crazy Wife, Crazy Fiancée, stupid selfish CEO and manager etc.. One after the other... disappointed with the editing/pace. So painful to watch and then the last fifteen minutes went by too fast. Are there plans to finish it early? It felt weird, just weird. I have been a fan from the beginning. This episode disappointed. The much needed Mother & Son conversation that got twisted into another person preventing JY from leaving and letting him live his life. Both main characters prevented from having normal happy lives because of others' greed, selfish, dependent tendencies. This show better have some love, honesty, closure, and a happy-ish ending way before the last ten minutes of the last episode. This pace ......UGH!! Will continue watching for Woo bin....

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Just watched Ep12. cant wait for the recap.

I believe that when a show/actor/actress makes you incredibly happy AND super angry, super sad, and super frustrated it is because it is THAT GOOD.

No, ... THAT FANTASTIC.

Happy ending or not, fairy tale or tragedy,.. Ive decided Im going to push thru with this. Because the writing is GREAT. The actors are AMAZING. This is going to be one fantastic ride.

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I was so frustrated watching this episode, but episode 12 made it up. It was best episode ever. (Even though I still can't warm up to Suzie's delivery for her lines)

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One thing I worry about ... while I knew JY will run out of time and we have to pray he will be alive in the last 2 episodes. I just feel like we shouldn't be seeing him suffering so much with his illness. I know we can't ask for that to be limited to little or nothing and there is always FFWD, but the tears they just flow when I just get the sense that ehhhh someone other than JY or Eul is being mean to the 2 of them. I am so glad he is now completing the blackmail Eul started. It's time they start being mean again esp JY as he has seemingly given up on Eul at this point.

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Sooooo disappointed with JY in this episode.. So it's true that you've done some terrible mistakes to the women you love in the past.. But now after you chase her like crazy, make her fall in love but after that you just abandon her by thinking that you don't worth the love.. THIS IS CRAZY!
You should redeem all your mistakes by making her happy with your heart and soul..even though you only have 3months left to live.. Running away wont solve any problem..
Oh.. The twist is just killing me

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Gah...

I could strangle JY's mom and then JiTae's mom in that order.

JY's mom, because I expected better if her, since her son holds her in such high regard, but her inferiority complex has done her a world of harm. She let herself be intimidated by her lack of education into running away from her one true love, didn't tell the guy that she was having his baby and is basically living her life, hiding. Punishing her son for 5 years for his career choice (don't even get me started on that one), and blindly refutes all her obviously very ill son is telling her about her one true love. She's so fixated on this image she's built in her head, she can't see the truth even if it knocks her on the head.

JiTae's mom is just plain evil.

I also want to knock JY's uncle on the head. This is the first real conversation mother and son are having face to face in years. Could he just butt out?!!!!!!

Ah! That was cathartic. I swear this drama is driving me mad, quite frustrated, really but looking forward to the next episodes.

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I am mad at Joon Young for pursuing Eul and making her fall for him...only to leave her in her lowest times. I mean, she's already fallen for him. And then he just decides, "oh wait, I'm not deserving of her love. I'm gonma stay away from her." Screw you, man! That's not fair! It's already one thing that you haven't been completely honest to your girl in the first place, it's another to just drop her just because you think that is what's best for her.

Also, it left me a heavy heart when Jik said he hadn't seen his sister cry since their dad died. All these years of misery and hardships, Eul has just been crying on her own and keeping all the pain to herself just so she can keep a brave and strong face infront of her brother. Maybe that's why when she cries infront of other people, she's just loud and uncontrollable. That's the only times thay she can do so. Can everybody just leave these siblings alone and for once let them be happy. Really happy.

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To be frank, I TOTALLY RELATE to joon young in this episode. Parents always have the notion that what they do is best for their kids. And so we have a father who uses sorts of tricks to defend his child's crime, and also a mother who try to keep her husband from knowing that he has another son from his first love. I do not blame joon young for screaming at his mom, altho it is considered RUDE. Some things need to be said, before he dies!

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Yes! I loved this ep! I feell like this is the peak of the show, so many hidden secrets that are threatening to overspill. so many baddies that are gonna get causht.. SOON.

I'm hating on soooo many people this ep!

I never really liked JY's mum but I absolutely hated her this ep! What kinda mother hates on her son for 5 year coz of a career and then choose to defend someone who's almost like a stranger over her own son??

Just when I thought Congressman had abit of humility, he teaches his son how to be a jerk. Hope he finds Young Ok and she expresses extreme disappointment in him and leaves him again!

Ji Tae.. *sigh* I kinda pity him for the internal struggle he has to go through all the time but WHY make life difficult for your half brother (who you know is gonna die soon) as well?!! I hope he changes his mind and helps JY spend his remaining time with Eul.

Jung Eun and her dad are just horrible and I can't wait to see the look on their faces when the engagement gets called off!

Ji Tae's mum is the worst of the worst! Such an evil witch! I hope Chairman Choi and both her children leave her!

I'm loving the fact that Eul still chose to trust and hope and wait for JY. JY needs to be honest with her about EVERYTHING!!

Can't wait to watch the next ep!

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I am 1000% loving this drama - all of it - the whole thing. I love the complicated intensity, the plot, the cinematography, the awesome music score. I am dying with Kim Woo Bin's acting. Holy s**t - he's so good. And I love Suzie in this too. I, for one, think she is doing a great job because she is portraying a constantly shell-shocked girl who's trying to survive in the face of one blow after another. I've had times in my life when everything is held inside and I'm pretending hard to cope easily. I didn't fall apart. I fooled almost everyone. That's what she's doing and I think she's doing a brilliant job. I didn't have many expectations for this drama and I'm blown away. On the other hand, I thought Doctors would be great and it's ...just...meh to the max.

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I'm with u! Woo Bin is a good actor and Suzy,she is not bad at all in UF. I'm not even a fan of KWB and Suzy,I dont watch their drama,but I fall for both of them here.

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"Constantly shel-shocked" is a great way to describe No Eul. She keeps herself so tightly in control that she seems robotic. That is why the scenes when she is showing her true self and feelings are so important. I am very much looking forward to the time when her self-control completely cracks and she breaks down because I think that is when she will be able to heal. I hope that Joon Young is there to help her pick up the pieces.

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I dont care at all about the acting, the plot,or it turns to extreme makjang or whatsoever. when i first watch this drama, i quickly decide to watch its entire episodes because i want to cry my heart out while watching this drama. i want to feel the pain, pity the characters and all sorts of feeling that come upon watching shin joon young. it has been a long time since i am crying with all my heart watching a kdrama, feeling the strong pain.

i do agree with other people that shin joon young is selfish for not telling eul his condition and makes her fall in love with him. but considering his position and putting on myself on his shoes, i can understand his action.when one is nearing the death door, there is high probability that one would be selfish. he would die soon and he must want to do something that he really wants in his life to not feel any regret when living this world. that is why he want to taste the happiness with eul. he is not telling eul because he must want at least a normal relationship in his life, to love and be love on their own accord. plus, he might be forget that he would die soon when he is with eul because happiness makes people forgot and greedy. at the same time, he might still in denial of his dying state and i guarantee that he might have pray and wish everyday that they would be together for a long time.

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LOL me too. Its been a long time since I cry over a kdrama

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ok..i was a huge fan of this drama even thru the negativity and unpopularity and low ratings...but now i'm just like "ok this is pretty bad."

this episode and last episode made no sense whatsoever lol

just drag drag and draaaggg

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does anyone else also think it was very uncharacteristic for the congressman to yell at his son and say "i wont drop charges against eul. are you brave enough to say that your parents are the ones..."

like wth? he didnt want to make charges against her first. it was the wife who did it behind his back....so where did all this sudden rage and determination come from...?

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I feel like he has been constantly supportive of whatever the wife wants and seems to do her bidding (perhaps coz she was the one who helped him rise up) so he is angry that JT is questioning their decisions as a couple.

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He didn't yell to him. Also first he didn't know who Eul was and why she tried to kill him. But once he remembered, this is just another story. CHJ will not back from what he did easily.

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In some ways, it might be his way of trying to push Ji Tae to be a better person than he has been in the past. The assemblyman has lived his life doing other people's bidding in order to gain power he didn't truly earn. He does not seem to like being corrupt, but does not seem to have the strength to take the hard road and accept the consequences for his actions. He is telling Ji Tae exactly what he needs to do to follow the right path; Ji Tae needs to be a better and braver man.

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I'm enjoying this huge complicated story to the most cuz that's my thing, Enything that can get me so emotionally engaged, and oh i think i'm too emotionally engaged now. not to mention episode 12 which even made me
woese.
And i have to admit like someone mentioned above, i don't care who Eul ends up with cuz i'm in love with both leads. it's gotta be the actors. WB took away my heart from the beginning. now IJH. his looks here are my ideal especially when he puts on those glasses with bangs up.

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Already stop watching since eps. 4 then jumping to read this eps coz I'm bored and this story progress makes me wanna puke. UF is a KING OF MAKJANG ever been made!

Every characters soooo plain evil, lunatic with no redeeming whatsoever living in hallucinations and denial! Pfffth.

Unbelievable on its 11 episode still spinning on the same issue. Dragggg draggg dragging all the way until 20 eps? Wtf.

Gah. What a waste of talents they have here. Koreans and their infamous birth secrets. LOLOLOL.

Is the writer-nim who made this story because she/he was out of bored too?

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Are u wrote this out of bored too? Coz not like u, I wont waste my time on something I dont even like.

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you almost missed half of the drama and you are here complaining about the episode. wow so noble for you.

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I want to Strangle the mothers in this show but i dunno who to go for first. I have been angry at kdrama mums or mother-in-laws but this show took Anger to the extreme. The nerve of those women. Pfft...

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Young Ok is still better than that JT mom. Reference Joon Young, he knows his mother is upset with him and has been for five years. But he still says that his mother could have saved Choi from becoming such a horrible and corrupt person.

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All this while, I can't bring myself to like, even a tiny bit, Joon-yong's mother. And now this episode. How could she dismiss her own son for a man she only knew for a short time ? She's not a good mother.

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JY mom is not the best mother and certainly didn't deserve the award for it, but she is still a better person than that scum who is Choi's wife. And that is why, because Young Ok thinks she Is such a good person, we don't see it, I can't wait to see the look on her face if she comes to know of JYs illness although I think I would prefer if this was never revealed to her but this would mean that JY would have died an even more untimely death, like an accident and I can't have that.
How could I continue to watch with a missing hero and the damsel in distress actually being without him?

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no one can tell if it is a good mother or not if you are not their child. but as far as what i have seen for the past episodes, she is much better than choi's wife. she's just blinded with her love for that choi that she thinks that choi is perfect because of the news out there.

but i am enrage at her also when she still chose that choi whom he have'nt seen for decades rather than her own son. as what Na Ri said "people will only believe what they wanted to hear rather than sticking with the truth".

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i'm getting really impatient with this show, why is everything seems to be in slow motion! i feel like i'm watching Zootopia and everyone's a sloth lol..even the supposedly static manhwa world in W is moving at breakneck speed compared to this

none of the characters are making much sense either, except Jik and Na-ri.. can we have Jik as the main lead instead?
quite disappointed since i like woo bin and his characters- usually

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Lol. I agree with you on Jik, hopefully if the fated OTP somehow are both written out by the end I hope Jik portrays JY or a similar character in a movie or drama at the end and then Haru can cry that Jik died.

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For Gods sake, guys, there is nothing slow in this drama. What do expect? Him reveal his illness to everyone by episode 3? All "bad guys" die by episode 4? End drama by episode 5? There was 2 or 3 slow motion ins here and there. It's melodrama. They focus on feelings. They're showing you in 20 episodes last 2-3 months of the hero. I feel like at this point, people has nothing to do but overreact about how "slow" this drama.
p.s. yay, W is moving, good for you.

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I agree I like how everything has been revealed so far and how the characters react to the information they have received. I was shocked at how flippant Choi was with his "sons" in this episode, here I thought he had something good left in him though. I liked how JY is distancing, hopefully not for too long, himself from Eul and how he went to confront Choi and then threaten him. That was the sweetest way to go about threatening somebody ever, I liked his polite bows in the Choi household and how seething but calm he was when he told Choi he hopes he never sees him again. But then again I expect the best acting from Woo Bin in these difficult scenes and he never fails to deliver. He never screams, as in screeches, his lines -- just says it loud and you notice it like gold.

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Agree with both of you.
and Woobin certainly proved himself as a good actor in this drama. This wasn't an challenging role, and he's doing an excellent job.

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I feel weird cuz i disagree with so many comments here,
both about the pace and the actions of characters that ppl are finding nonsensical.
ok apart from the mothers. um, even them i can get. not saying i'm ok with their actions. they don't make the best choices all the time but of course they won't. they're all flawed and driven by emotions. like JY's mom, all this time she couldn't forget JY's dad, and she JUST found out about his wrong doings. all this time she had the perfect image of him like everyone else had. see how she changes in episode 12. JT's mom wants to keep her life together so badly, she goes to every extent she finds necessary. JY and JT's actions are further explained in episode 12.
none of these characters are perfect. naturally! if i want to watch a drama with characters doing everything i'd like to see, i wouldn't choose a melodrama.
plus again, it's melodrama. hence the pace. it gives the viewer time for the emotions to sink in. I find that quite convenient for the genre. and it works for me very well.
Just some patience please. I feel like some ppl are ready to drop the drama every single time they get a bit disappointed with it.

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i agree. people tend to do more mistakes when they are blown up with their emotions. it would not be more realistic if they would not do anything wrong with their decisions. the pace is good. trying to let the people sink in the emotions as well as with the actors. maybe they still wont understand or i wont still understand until they gave us the enlghtenment though. hah

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after reading the recap i dont know if i still want to continue watching it because reading what happened is actually heartbreaking. what more if i am going to watch it? heart clenching, twisting and bleeding now?

am i going to continue watching it or stop and wait until it finished? lol. maybe i'll choose the first one since i am really hooked.

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It would have really been a sad drama because of the heroine's fate but thanks to Suzy's acting ( or should I say for the lack of it) , that i haven't shed a tear! Kim Woo Bin has improved a lot though and I am watching this one because of him. Watching Suzy is like watching Han Ga In , wooden .... And less pretty!

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As a person who is terminally ill, he certainly has no symptoms and signs of terminally ill patient, other than occasional headache. This drama is beyond makjang seriously, do these mother exist in real life??.Can somebody shoot these crazy mothers W- style probably. I don't know why i'm still watching but maybe due to my love for WB

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If Young-Ok chooses the assemblyman over oppa - that's it. My poor phone screen will suffer :'(
The assemblyman gives me the creeps. What a weak man. He and his wife belong together forever.
JT - I want to be on his side so bad but what is preventing me from doing that? I can't put my finger on it - on why I want to like him but can't bring myself to it.
My favorite character is Na Ri. I want to have a best friend like her!!!

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Who is the man behing Ji Tae in the shooting scene?

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Isn't his assistant?

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Here's my take after watching 11 episodes of this drama:

Joon Young is whiny.
Eul is stupid.
Ji Tae feels like a hero.
Jeong Eun is fake.
Hyun Joon is a coward.
Eun Soo is heartless.
Young Ok is prideful, with a heart though.
Na Ri and Jeong Sik are loyal.
Ha Ru is annoying inside and out, and really bothersome.
JIK IS THE CUTEST THING ON EARTH.

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Those evil bastards !!!

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