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Mystery Queen: Episode 14

Although Seol-ok remains everlastingly loyal to her family, the same can’t be said for her husband, who just gets shadier and shadier by the minute. Thankfully, while Seol-ok’s husband has never been on her side, Seol-ok has a much more trustworthy man by her side — one who’s there to pull her up instead of pushing her down.

 
EPISODE 14 RECAP

Arriving at the senior center, Wan-seung complains to Seol-ok for not directly revealing the culprit. Seol-ok dismisses him, saying that she only needed Joon-oh to come with her, and Wan-seung quickly adds that he can’t just send Joon-oh off alone when the youngster knows so little. Ha.

Wan-seung then notices Seol-ok’s basket of bottles and freaks out, thinking that she somehow stole the evidence from the crime scene, but Seol-ok corrects him and tells him that the bottles are brand new. Inside the senior center, Seol-ok tells the elderly ladies that she plans to use these bottles to explain how the crime happened, hoping that this would then elicit a confession from the culprit to make the evidence 100% foolproof.

Seol-ok turns to Mrs. Kim first and deduces that she was the one to inform the regional office of Mrs. Go’s embezzlement. Mrs. Kim doesn’t deny it, but she insists that she wasn’t the one to put the pesticide in Mrs. Go’s drink. Seol-ok then asks Mrs. Lee if she planned on drinking Mrs. Go’s red ginseng drink the day Mrs. Go collapsed.

Seol-ok suggests that Mrs. Lee probably felt uneasy with her plan to drink Mrs. Go’s red ginseng because she was afraid that she would get caught by Mrs. Go like last time. Given that Mrs. Go’s red ginseng drink and Mrs. Lee’s apricot drink were the same color, Mrs. Lee probably switched the nametags on the drinks so that she wouldn’t be caught, says Seol-ok. That’s why Mrs. Lee’s fingerprints were found on Mrs. Go’s drink.

Wan-seung steps out to take a call from Ji-won, who tells him that she’s meeting with Jang Do-jang in a parking lot, alone. (Sounds like a bad idea already.) She tells Wan-seung that she doesn’t want him to come because Jang might run away, and Wan-seung warns her that Jang is especially dangerous because he’s feeling cornered right now.

Ji-won acknowledges that fact, but she refuses to back out. She sees a car on the other side of the parking lot and tells Wan-seung that she’ll call him later before hanging up on him.

She heads towards the car, trying to get a good look at the driver. The car’s headlights suddenly flash, and Ji-won realizes that the person in the car is after her — no one’s here to meet with her. She makes a run for it, but it’s not long before she gets cornered by the car. In his own car, Wan-seung calls her phone, worried when there’s no response.

Meanwhile, at the senior center, Mrs. Lee confesses that she did switch the nametags at first, but then switched them back after lunch because she was worried that Mrs. Go would drink the apricot drink and realize what happened. Seol-ok wonders aloud why there was pesticide found on Mrs. Lee’s nametag, and Mrs. Lee insists again that she’s innocent.

Seol-ok clarifies the happenings of that day, explaining that everything started with Mrs. Lee switching the nametags. Then, while everyone had been out to lunch, the culprit had used Kyung-suk’s gardening gloves and poured Kyung-suk’s pesticide into the apricot drink — that is, the culprit had been targeting Mrs. Lee’s apricot drink, and not Mrs. Go’s red ginseng drink.

When Seol-ok accuses Mrs. Song of being the culprit, Mrs. Song immediately denies it. Seol-ok points out that the usually mild-mannered woman is raising her voice and sweating an awful lot — two signs indicating that she’s lying. Seol-ok adds that Mrs. Song’s sweat can be found on Kyung-suk’s gloves through DNA testing, and Mrs. Song finally gives in and confesses to the crime.

In the meantime, Wan-seung drives through the parking lot that Ji-won had been at earlier. He can’t find her, but his phone starts to ring.

At the senior center, Mrs. Song explains that she had been extremely grateful to Mrs. Kim for paying her fees, but Mrs. Lee’s condescending words about Mrs. Song’s servility had been too much to bear. Mrs. Song cries that she only wanted to give Mrs. Lee a good scare — she had no idea that Mrs. Go would drink it and end up hospitalized.

Outside, Seol-ok asks Mrs. Song why she tried to frame Kyung-suk of all people, wondering if there were any problems between the two women. Mrs. Song denies it and says sadly that she was envious that Kyung-suk had such an attentive daughter-in-law.

Teary-eyed, Seol-ok sees the harsh metal handcuffs on Mrs. Song’s wrists, and she takes her scarf off to cover them up, helping Mrs. Song hide her shame of being a criminal. Mrs. Song cries, both in gratitude and regret, apologizing for her crime over and over again.

At a hospital, Ji-won stares blankly into space as her arm lies in a cast. Wan-seung comes running into the room, asking if Jang Do-jang did this to her, and Ji-won just jokes that Wan-seung is making her heart flutter with his concern for her. She notes that Jang probably didn’t intend to kill her — it was more likely a warning than anything else.

Wan-seung asks what it was a warning for, and Ji-won tells him that she can’t tell him anymore than that. She asks Wan-seung to take her to her office, given that her arm is in this state, and adds that she has something to give Wan-seung too.

At home, Kyung-suk motions for Seol-ok to sit next to her and unexpectedly urges her to reveal the truth about her parents’ case. Kyung-suk tells Seol-ok that her recent experience with being framed helped her understand how wronged Seol-ok’s parents must feel, even from the afterlife — if Seol-ok’s father was indeed wrongfully framed, then Seol-ok should clear his name.

Shedding tears of gratitude, Seol-ok clasps Kyung-suk’s hands into hers, and they share a rare heartfelt moment. From the side, Ho-soon wonders sarcastically what happened to the Kyung-suk who was just about to kick Seol-ok out a few days earlier. Ho-soon makes her way to the door, and noticing Seol-ok’s pretty new umbrella, decides to take it out for herself.

At Ji-won’s office, Wan-seung notices that she has all her things packed, and Ji-won explains that she’s getting pushed out by her brother. Wan-seung apologizes, noting that she would’ve been able to win over her brother if he had married her, and Ji-won takes it in stride.

Unlocking a safe, Ji-won hands Wan-seung a file of papers and tells him that it’s her last gift to him: the file will reveal Hyun-soo’s murderer. Wan-seung grabs the papers and sees that it’s the Shinimdong taxi driver case — the very case that Seol-ok had asked him to investigate.

The papers reveal a handwritten letter from the taxi driver, Seol-ok’s father, who had confessed that he murdered a female passenger in his taxi seven years prior. In the letter, Seol-ok’s father explains that he hung rocks on the woman’s body to prevent it from floating, and subsequently threw her in the ocean.

He had tried to hide it until the statute of limitations expired, but his wife had found out, and consumed with guilt, the couple had committed suicide. Wan-seung angrily flings the papers to the floor, asking Ji-won if she expects him to believe that Hyun-soo was murdered by a random taxicab driver.

He recalls that the day Hyun-soo had disappeared, he had received a phone call from a taxi driver notifying him of Hyun-soo’s lost phone. Wan-seung thinks that that if the taxi driver had truly been the murderer, there would’ve been no way that the driver would’ve called him.

He asks Ji-won where she got this case file, demanding to know what she’s trying to plan now. Caught, Ji-won tells Wan-seung that everything was plotted out from the beginning. She pleads with him to stop digging. “If you can’t understand it, then memorize it,” Ji-won says, “The person who killed Seo Hyun-soo was the taxi driver.” Wan-seung screams that Hyun-soo’s not dead.

At Seol-ok’s house, Seol-ok opens up her precious umbrella, only to realize that Ho-soon had broken it earlier. Dejected, Seol-ok takes her umbrella to the store and asks for a repair. The saleswoman informs her that because the umbrella was a free gift that came with the dress, it would be difficult to get a repair, and Seol-ok stares suspiciously at the dress, wondering where it went.

Kwang-tae and Kyung-mi are flirting away at the lunchbox store, sharing a kiss-ably close moment just before Seol-ok passes by. Seol-ok grins to see that things are going well for her friend, but she’s clearly feeling a little downcast otherwise — thinking that it’s because the umbrella was broken, Kyung-mi reassures Seol-ok that she’ll be able to get it fixed because it’s a brand-name product.

Wan-seung meets with Detective Go, the detective who had been in charge of Seol-ok’s parents’ case a decade ago, and brings up the Shinimdong taxi driver case. When Detective Go tries to weasel out of it by saying that he doesn’t have any information, Wan-seung just takes the file and thrusts it in front of Detective Go.

At home, Seol-ok observes Ho-chul with a dejected expression and considers confronting him about the dress. Ho-chul notices, and wonders aloud if she’s feeling down because of the broken umbrella — he comments offhandedly that it’s a pity the umbrella broke because it would’ve looked nice with the dress.

Seol-ok looks up in surprise, and Ho-chul continues that he must’ve forgotten to tell her — the deliveryman made a mistake and the rest of the package ended up at his office instead. Ho-chul adds that he wanted to make up for missing their anniversary by buying Seol-ok an expensive dress, and Seol-ok is totally relieved, thinking that she was just jumping to conclusions. (UGH.)

Little does she know, Ho-chul had immediately ran to the store when Ho-soon had told him that she broke Seol-ok’s umbrella and that Seol-ok had tried to get it fixed. There, he had bought another dress in the exact same design in order to fool Seol-ok into thinking that he had bought the dress for her the first time around.

In his room, Wan-seung reads the file over again, still thinking over the part where Seol-ok’s father confesses that he only planned to steal from Hyun-soo, but ended up killing her. At the café, Detective Go had finally revealed to him the details of the case: There had been no evidence of murder and no fingerprints, and the handwriting had been analyzed by four different groups — all of them confirmed that the letter was written by Seol-ok’s father.

Detective Go had told Wan-seung that he’s 99.9% sure that Seol-ok’s parents weren’t murdered, and Wan-seung had commented that it’s not 100%. That had gotten Detective Go fired up, recalling how the taxi driver’s daughter had come to the station every day to argue about that 100% certainty.

Wan-seung’s thoughts are interrupted by the arrival of CEO Ha and his secretary, who are here to check up on Wan-seung after he promised to come home every day. CEO Ha tells Wan-seung that he wants him to come to a formal event for couples in the legal field, and Wan-seung reminds his father that he has no interest in inheriting Ha & Jung.

CEO Ha snaps, “If it weren’t for Ha & Jung, you would’ve already–…” but trails off mid-sentence. Wan-seung catches it, and asks boldly, “Already what? Why? Is someone targeting me?” CEO Ha doesn’t answer the question and looks away, heaving a frustrated sigh at his wayward son.

The secretary leaves the invitation on Wan-seung’s desk, and Wan-seung moves quickly to flip the file he had left lying on the desk, hoping that the secretary didn’t see what he was investigating.

At home, Seol-ok finds the same invitation on the floor by her nightstand and wonders why Ho-chul didn’t tell her that the important gathering he was going to was for couples. She tries to recall if Ho-chul did in fact tell her, and realizes that the event is that very evening.

Seol-ok gets ready in a rush, and Kyung-suk comments that this must be why Ho-chul got her the umbrella and dress. Seol-ok even goes to the salon to get her hair done, and excitedly tells her mother-in-law that she’ll be home soon.

In his car, Wan-seung is still deep in thought about the Shinimdong Taxi Driver Case when he drives by the dolled-up Seol-ok trying to catch a cab. He reverses the car and pulls up to her, and Seol-ok asks cutely if she looks pretty today. Wan-seung just comments that she must’ve spent a lot of money before offering to take her to her event.

Wan-seung suggests to Seol-ok that it’s possible that her father wasn’t murdered, and Seol-ok denies it, sure that her father didn’t commit suicide. Wan-seung tries to tell her that too much time has passed to reveal the truth, and Seol-ok brings up the fact that Wan-seung is still looking for someone from seventeen years ago.

He looks at her in surprise and asks her how she knows about that, and she tells him that she saw a play poster on his phone. Thinking back to when Wan-seung had told her his dream once was to be a musical actor, she tells Wan-seung that she had been curious about what kind of person he was, but now she feels like she knows a little more about him.

Wan-seung sighs and comments that Seol-ok probably wouldn’t stop digging at the Shinimdong Taxi Driver case, even if he tried to stop her. Seol-ok agrees, and Wan-seung warns her that it’s dangerous — he offers to find the culprit for her instead. Seol-ok refuses, arguing that she doesn’t want him to get hurt because of her either, and recalls how Wan-seung’s arm had been dripping in blood when he saved her from Jang Do-jang.

Wan-seung tells Seol-ok that she’s not allowed to search for the culprit alone and demands that they look for the murderer together. Seol-ok looks over to him, touched by his offer.

They pull up to the event, and inside the car, Wan-seung tells Seol-ok that she’s definitely the prettiest person there, causing Seol-ok to ask if he’s serious. He laughs it off and says of course he’s not — he was just saying it to be polite. Seol-ok points out that he’s not really the type to be polite. Ha.

She takes her leave and heads into the event by herself, while Wan-seung sits in his car for a bit. He scoffs to see Ho-chul driving in, complaining that the prosecutor didn’t even drive his own wife to the event, before realizing that the situation is even worse — Ho-chul is with his girlfriend. Wan-seung tries to remind himself not to butt into other people’s business, but he seems to be failing.

Seol-ok walks inside to the event and stares in awe at the fancy décor. She picks up a call from Wan-seung, who urges her to get out immediately, but before Wan-seung can tell her about Ho-chul, she hangs up, telling him not to curse at her husband again. She sees Ho-chul from afar and tries to get his attention — until she spots the woman next to him, hanging onto his arm, dressed in the same dress.

Seol-ok immediately runs to hide behind the curtains, hoping that no one will see her, but Ho-chul’s already caught a glimpse of her. Seol-ok peeks out from behind the curtains, and Ho-chul stares pathetically at her. Shriveling up in embarrassment, Seol-ok wraps the curtains tightly around herself, turning, and turning, and turning — that is, until she trips and falls.

Now, everyone is staring at her, and the only thing Seol-ok can do is cover her face as she runs out of the event hall. She runs into Wan-seung at the door, and he immediately chases after her. When he finally catches up to her, she just turns to him and croaks through her tears that she’s embarrassed.

Ho-chul manages to find Seol-ok too, and as he begs her to listen to his explanation, Wan-seung sweetly takes his coat and puts it on Seol-ok’s shoulders. Seol-ok just glares at Ho-chul, and Wan-seung dismisses him, telling him that he ought to go and attend to his girlfriend.

Ho-chul tries calling Seol-ok, explaining that the girl was just an “acquaintance” he went with to expand his network in the legal field — that’s why he gifted her the dress in the first place. He adds that the dress was so pretty that he wanted to buy one for Seol-ok too, but before he can finish his apology voicemail, he’s interrupted by CEO Ha’s secretary, who tells him that CEO Ha wishes to have a talk with him.

In the car, Seol-ok listens to Ho-chul’s voicemail message, but she isn’t buying any of his lies this time. Wan-seung jokes that he just saved her life a third time — from dying of embarrassment — and he tells her that she needs to get out of her funk. He takes her to a bar to drink away her sorrows, and the two of them joke the night away over a ton of alcohol.

Ho-chul meets with CEO Ha, who greets him amicably and commends him for doing so well at the Central Prosecution Office. CEO Ha’s tone quickly turns dark, though, when he asks why Ho-chul is digging up the Shinimdong Taxi Driver Case again — didn’t they agree that Ho-chul would wrap it up nicely and close the case? Ho-chul just nervously tries to tamp down his fear.

A tipsy Seol-ok makes her way home and wonders if she should just kill Ho-chul when she gets home. Wan-seung agrees, but adds that he’s envious that she can at least get mad at him — he can’t even get mad at Hyun-soo because she’s not around anymore. Seol-ok wonders why Wan-seung is so caught up on a girl from seventeen years ago, and he says he has no other choice.

Changing topics, Seol-ok tells Wan-seung that hearing “ajumma” from him all the time makes it sound like her own name now, and Wan-seung tells her that she’s fallen for his charm, reminding her that he warned her how dangerously attractive he was. This time, Seol-ok laughs and agrees that she has indeed.

Suddenly, Wan-seung gets a call, and he walks to the side to take it, telling Seol-ok that it’s from his mom. In reality, it’s a desperate Jang Do-jang confessing to every crime that Wan-seung tried to catch him for, even going so far as to tell Wan-seung that he did kidnap Hyun-soo all those years ago on Chief Kim’s order. But, he denies being the person who murdered her.

Jang explains that he’d rather rot in jail than die, and he pleads with Wan-seung to save him, explaining that there’s no one else he can trust; he urges Wan-seung not to trust anyone either. Pretending that everything is fine, Wan-seung walks back to Seol-ok and apologizes to her, saying that he can’t give her a ride after all.

In the car, Wan-seung receives a text from Jang telling him that the location has changed, adding a reminder to come alone. Wan-seung wonders why he’s getting an uneasy feeling from all of this.

Seol-ok returns to a darkened home, where Ho-chul waits for her. He asks if she’s been with Wan-seung this whole time, and Seol-ok retorts: “Then who were you with?” Seol-ok tells Ho-chul that she’s heard all he’s had to say about the “misunderstanding,” but Ho-chul tells her that he needs to tell her something more important.

He asks her to stop digging into her father’s case on her own, trying to explain that he doesn’t have enough power at the moment to do anything about it, but Seol-ok shoots back that he’s been saying the same thing for so many years now.

Ho-chul yells at her to just let it go, pointing out that her father won’t come back from the dead just because she tells the truth. Seol-ok immediately hands him the dress that he gifted her, telling him that as expected, the dress didn’t suit her.

He tries to tell her that he only wants her to stop digging because it’s dangerous, but hurt, Seol-ok tells him that there are other people who offered to do it together because it’s dangerous — and he’s not even related to her! Crying, Seol-ok walks resolutely out of her house.

Wan-seung arrives at an abandoned neighborhood, and he readies a small gun when he gets out of his car, preparing for the worst-case scenario. From afar, he sees a car with its headlights still on, and he calls out to Jang Do-jang.

As Wan-seung approaches the car, though, he sees a man crumpled on the floor, and Wan-seung flips him over. It’s Jang Do-jang, with a large knife sticking right out of his chest, and Wan-seung backs away slowly. He looks at the blood on his hand, and that’s when he hears the police cars pulling up.

It’s Detective Go’s squad, and Wan-seung calls out to them. Detective Go takes one look at the scene and asks Wan-seung if he killed Jang Do-jang. Without a trace of emotion for his friend, Detective Go coldly tells his squad: “Arrest him.”

 
COMMENTS

I had been holding onto the hope that Ho-chul had his reasons for hiding his marriage to Seol-ok; despite his spinelessness as a prosecutor, I had expected that he would be a faithful husband given how smitten he had been with Seol-ok when he first met her. Well, those dreams were kicked right out the door this week, as he sunk lower and lower with each misstep, finally digging his own grave with that comment about Seol-ok’s father not being able to come back from the dead anyway. When Ho-chul tried to tell Seol-ok how dangerous digging up her father’s case would be, I was so proud of Seol-ok for pointing out that there are other people who also worry about her safety, but who do so without being patronizing. Wan-seung recognizes that Seol-ok will make the decision for herself, whether or not he tries to stop her — the only way to truly protect her is to be by her side throughout the ordeal, not to prevent her from going through it.

It was also pretty heartbreaking to watch Seol-ok get excited every time her husband showed her the least bit of affection when we viewers knew that all the “affection” was just Ho-chul being smart and covering up his tracks. Even though I could feel the pain of Seol-ok’s embarrassment at the event hall, I was just glad that the whole situation broke her rose-colored view of Ho-chul and that she finally recognized him for the cowardly jerk he is. In a way, I imagine that the proof of his infidelity will actually soften the blow for Seol-ok when she realizes that Ho-chul was partially responsible for covering up her father’s case (I don’t know how involved he could’ve been when the initial cover-up happened, considering Ho-chul’s age, but we do know for sure that he’s involved in a later cover-up that probably helped him get promoted). At least then, Seol-ok won’t be torn thinking that Ho-chul was a faithful husband but an unjust prosecutor — now she can divorce him in peace knowing that he’s both a cheater and a corrupt authority figure.

The only aspect of their marriage that I’m still holding onto is Seol-ok’s connection with Kyung-suk and Ho-soon. I know that they mistreat her practically all the time and that they’re spoiled and selfish, but unlike Ho-chul, they at least seem to genuinely care about Seol-ok. While I thought the senior center crime case was a bit of a detour in the trajectory of the general narrative, it at least had some use because it convinced Kyung-suk to actively encourage Seol-ok to find the truth behind her father’s death. Rather than being stuck on how she had been wrongfully accused in poisoning Mrs. Go — which is what we might expect from someone as self-centered as Kyung-suk — Seol-ok’s mother-in-law actually used that experience to sympathize with Seol-ok. It’s almost like she’s matured a bit.

At this point, however, I can’t say I expect much for the well-being of Seol-ok’s family, and I hope Seol-ok doesn’t feel pressured to stay with Ho-chul for the sake of the family peace. It’s time she’s finally given the chance to free herself from their demands, and for them to realize how much they took her for granted. Besides, it’s inevitable that Seol-ok’s attempt to reveal the truth about her father will end up hurting Ho-chul’s corrupt career. Hopefully, she realizes that she’s got a whole new family in the form of her Special Unit Seven friends. She knows that they, and especially Wan-seung, have her back, but the only issue now is whether Wan-seung will be able to protect her when he himself is in danger of being wrongfully accused — will Seol-ok have to be the one to rescue him this time around?

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There was something that the recap doesn't mention that I thought was rather important - right after KyungSuk encouraged SeolOk to investigate her parent's deaths, she'd muttered about wondering if this was the right thing to do, since she'd promised SeolOk's mom to keep SeolOk safe.

She'a a bit cuckoo in her methods but we see that she had SeolOk's best interests at heart, since a long, long time ago. I don't think she really took in SeolOk for the insurance money, if there was any.

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she'd muttered about wondering if this was the right thing to do, since she'd promised SeolOk's mom to keep SeolOk safe.

Why does everyone seem to know about this case yet work so hard to keep it from Seol-ok as though she's a fragile flower? It's very annoying.

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Not everyone knows about the case. For the mother-in-law, I suppose she doesn't want SO working on it for fear she might get hurt. HC is a bit iffy.

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I don't think KyungSuk knows anything about this case. She just doesn't like SeolOk going into dangerous situations pr somthing like that.

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Yeah, after this episode, I got the sense that Kyungsuk imposed that "I'll kick you out if you poke your nose into investigations" rule to keep Seol Ok safe and to force her to move on.

I'll bet that Seol Ok must have spent the initial months, maybe even year, after her parents' death going after the police. She was probably placated at some point with Ho Chul being into her and pursuing law and promising to use his degree to help her find out the truth. But I'm also guessing that the subject of her parents' suicide/murder gets brought up every few years since Seol Ok never planned to give on on the search for the truth.

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thank q for the recap!!

I didn't expect that romantic moment but I'm not against it.

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I walked into this show expecting to laugh a lot but this show has a way of making me tear up every episode.

“You looked much better in that dress” I melted. That was sooo sweet.

I just wanted to give Seol Ok a big hug and tell her everything is going to be alright. For a moment I actually thought her husband was being genuine but he's just a shady, power-hungry prosecutor and she can do WAYYY better.

Gosh I can watch Kyung Mi and Captain Bae flirt all day. Who do I have pay to see them get together in the next episode??

Another episode and still no Inspector Woo....

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I don't think Inspector Woo is going to appear in another episode again, since his arc is done.

WS is always complimenting SO on something, it's so sweet. I love how he is so gruff in his exterior but his actions and words say otherwise.

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He even called her 'cute' when they were investigating Ho Soon's case.

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I wonder if Inspector Woo would make an appearance to save Wan-seung from the false accusation, together with The Scooby Squad. But if he doesn't, I'm totally okay. I still don't like that guy.

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I really wanted Seol-ok to punch Ho-chul right in the nose. The fact that the first thing he says to her at the elevator is "how does this [her running out, mortified] make me look?" immediately sunk him to the lowest of the low. And his hideous, let-me-dig-myself-deeper phone message was appalling.

And then he had the gall to ask her accusingly if she'd been with Wan-seung the whole time! GAH.

Plus, that was one of the ugliest dresses I have ever seen. Ladies, tiny flower prints with different colored skirts & bows are not your friend. Just say no to old-lady dresses!

(On the positive side, how cute are the Team Leader + Best Friend? Ahn Gil-kang is the flirtiest flirt that ever flirted.)

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HC has always been more concerned about himself than anyone else. It's so upsetting that SO hangs on to his every word and feels happy at his slightest concern or gesture, but HC doesn't reciprocate her feelings. I don't advocate divorce for divorce's sake, but what is the use of staying with a person like that? It's not like he will be changing to a better person anyway.

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LOL! I guess I am not the only one that thought that dress was hideous.

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haha, I thought so too until I saw Seol-Ok wearing it. Somehow the old-lady kitchy look works for her. It did nothing for the other woman though, Wan-Seung is right about that.

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So many heartwarming moments between the main leads this episode..! Loved how Wan-Seung was there for Seol-Ok throughout her discovery of her cheating husband's cheating. It just.. blows my mind how he took care of her. He gave her a ride, complimented her matter-of-factly even though it's not something he does to others, saved her even though it's not his style to meddle, and kept her from wallowing by being by her side and making jokes to lighten up the atmosphere. Whether of not his feelings for her are romantic, they are conveyed in such a lovely, matured way - one which puts her needs and wants first, willingly and without comprising who he is.

I especially loved two moments in this episode:

1) When Wan-Seung put his coat over her so naturally, taking charge the situation by both comforting her and ensuring that she would get some space away from her husband for now, to regain her composure. Okay, and maybe also as a show of manly possessiveness (; I'll take care of her, don't you worry.

2) When Seol-Ok indirectly admits in her tipsy state how Wan-Seung's use of Ahjumma to call her now feels familiar, like it's her name. ^_^! I love how this term, which had been used by Wan-Seung to initially to sort of bring her down and get her out of the way of his work, has become a term of endearment between them (:

Hope to see Seol-Ok ending her ties with her husband soon, and solve the mystery behind her parents' death with Wan-Seung, for both of them to find closure from their painful pasts..!

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I know right. I love how comfortable she is now feeling with WS, to the extent even the ahjumma term, which is initially meant to be derisive, feels like a term of endearment to her. Their interactions are so sweet, and they really seem to be meant for each other. I am so touched when the first thing WS thought of when he found out about SO's parents' suicide was SO. That's how concerned he was for her.

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Ah, ahjumma as a term of endearment, that's super sweet! Works both ways, coz now Wan-seung also adopt's Seol-ok 100% rule ?

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Yeahhh, it's so sweet how the both of them are rubbing off of each other. I love their relationship as it is now, full of trust and respect, although I would be open to hints of something more ^^

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I was going "argh" in my head as Wan Seung walked up to Jang Do-jang's corpse. It's obviously a set up from when the Ji-won gave WS the case file. I felt that yes, she is being played by maybe her brother and that she may have been telling the truth that it was all set up, but clearly, she's part of that set up and I just can't help but be mad.
Concur with most of people's thoughts so far. I'm a bit sad there's not that many episodes left and will miss the sprinkles of touching moments.

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I was surprised when JDJ called him to express his willingness to confess to everything. It sounded iffy, like someone put him up to it, or someone threatened him one way or another. I was feeling uneasy about their meeting, then came the murder. I wonder what's the real deal behind the murder, and why they decided to frame WS for it. And what does WS's father have to do with it.

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Especially when he touched the corpse. I'm like - stop getting fingerprints and blood on your hands! It's going to look so bad! It was like a flashback to the second episode of Suspicious Partner.

It seems fitting that Seol Ok's last case in this series would be the one that will resolve both her and Wan Seung's past tragedies and save Wan Seung. I wonder if that will cancel out all the other times he saved her. I can see them keeping score of this until their 80s!

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In addition to "Suspicious Partner", it also happened in "Perfect Wife" where Jae-bok touched Na-Mi's corpse. Heheheh... it happened in most K-drama when the character will end up to be framed for murder.

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Yes, I thought of Perfect Wife too! I was telling Wan-seung aloud not to do it. I mean, he might be dead, and I thought Wan-seung's instincts would make him a bit more careful than that. But I guess that's a blessing of foresight and watching too many dramas haha XD

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Yes, why would she give him the file and then hold back key pieces of information? And I was yelling at the screen when WS touched JDJ's body! Wae? We all knew it was a set-up and even WS knew the situation was suspect. And then to have his (crooked) sunbae be the one to arrest him... oy...

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I've got to give props to Choi Kang Hee. She gets a lot of groans whenever her name gets brought up, but she totally nails the Seol Ok character - meek, but steady, naive but sharp, starved for love but so loving, hurt by the man she believed in. My heart broke for her throughout the episode and the perfectly pitched hurt, disillusionment, and frustration in her voice in that final argument with Ho Chul, especially when delivering that line about how some unrelated people would insist that they do this dangerous thing together.

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I watched CKH in several dramas now, but I think this role as SO is her best role to date. She fits the role to a t, her movements, gestures, words and expressions, as if the role has been tailor made for her. I wish there could be a second season, though I doubt it is possible.

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i was not a fan, actually... but like you two said, she's really ROCKING this role and totally fits the part - heartbreakingly so...

i have a feeling her hubby isn't up to no good, as it seems... my guess is that the story won't have the marriage break up, there's going to be some redeeming value to her husband to validate her undying love and devotion to him.

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I have the same suspicions about SO's husband. I don't think it's as black and white as it looks, aside from him being a cheater and a jerk. I think that yes, perhaps he was given promotions to cover up SO's parents deaths, but I also think he was probably threatened in some way. He's made mention several times that he doesn't have power or that he doesn't have enough power yet to re-open her parents' case. And I think that highlights one of the biggest differences between him and WS - that HC is "protecting" SO by keeping the case closed and buried, while WS is "protecting" SO by being BY her side and AT her side, like HappilyEverAfter commented. It's the difference in the men and their approaches to the situations. HC is a prosecutor and definitely more cowardly and just doesn't have the courage that WS has, which is expected from someone in his position. WS is a street-wise cop who is bold and daring, which is expected of a cop and something which HC definitely is not. I'm not making excuses for HC. I was almost in tears watching SO see HC with the other woman and trying so desperately to disappear. (And again, yelling at my screen about what a scumbag he is.) But again, I think/hope/suspect there is more to his side of the story than what we've seen. Not that it justifies HC's actions or behaviors - I just think there's more to it and it's not quite as clear-cut as we've been led to believe so far...

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Right? I was actually unaware that she's not very liked as an actress until recently, but while watching this episode I was thinking, at least for this drama, you just can't not like her? Her quirkiness and odd outfits suit the character. More than that, she's been humanized so well, and I sympathize with her even as I cringed for her, especially at the couples' gala in this episode when she tried to hide behind the curtains. I also love love loved her talk with Ho-chul in that final scene, that sense of heartbreak was so palpable. She's just perfectly fit, it's kinda awesome.

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she fits the role of an ahjumma with a lot of aegyo so perfectly here. I love her spunk and sassiness when it comes to standing up against Wan Seung.

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I liked her in "Protect the Boss" and loved her in "Heart to Heart".

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Me too. I don't understand why she's generally not well liked. Maybe because of her looks? Because she's a very capable actress and has done well in all the roles I've seen her in.

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I think mostly it's because of her drama Level 7 Civil Servant? As mostly happens in dramaland, when a drama turns out to be a trainwreck, lots of its fault lies in the female lead and the male lead gets free pass. Tbh I don't like CKH in that drama too but 90% of it is because of how the writer wrote her character.

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OH!!!!! I was just thinking I must have seen her before, and it was the Level 7 Civil Servant. It was a stupid show, but I did enjoy watching it somehow. She was good.

She is not super thin or outright pretty, but it is comfortable looking at her. Perhaps quirky ahjumma type of roles do suit her, where looks are not the main purpose of existence in kdrama.

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I liked her in everything else I've seen her in (but not always the series itself--I stopped watching Civil Servant Level 7 because it got too ridiculous). When I saw Heart to Heart I thought that role was perfect for her, but this one is maybe even better.

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I agree. She's doing great as Seol-ok.

Choi Kang-hee fits the character and the character fits her.

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I love how she acts with her eyes in this series. She's got that trance look when she's figuring out a case (then I expect her to say "Here's what happened" like Adrian Monk), her eyes flit around when she's getting suspicious, and then she's got that side-eye "I don't like you glance" reserved for Wan Seung. But of course she really does.

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I really want to punch Seol-ok's husband. What a jerk!

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>> Wan-seung tries to remind himself not to butt into other people’s business, but he seems to be failing.

This scene is so funny, with WS kept saying "Molla molla molla" and psychoing himself not to care... but we know that he will interfere :)

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If the pacing of the initial episodes were like THIS... *sighs for what could've been* But hey, all the cards are out in the open now, and I'm glad to have the overarching case finally come to a head. Wan-seung wasn't that smart of a guy anyway (asides from his cop 6th sense) so I don't think she'll be missing out on a lot of help for solving this crime.

On an unrelated note, I never thought I'd come to like Wan-seung this much as a character. He says the douchiest things but actually has super high EQ and empathy. I sometimes just remember how he totally didn't submit Seol-ok's confession because it would be dangerous for her, but doesn't hold it against her in anyway or let anyone know about it and just moved on with his investigations. For someone who's been absolutely obsessed with Jang Do-jang and the case from 17 years ago, that's pretty big of him. Additionally, all his little ticks, the way he smooths over pain with lies, idk. He's just a great, layered character.

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I agree as well. I am just fascinated by the nice-ness of Wan-seung and how considerate he is of Seol-ok. Even when he came to question her mother-in-law, he gave her the choice to decide if she 'knows' him or not. Few dramaland heroes are this sensitive - and I have a feeling my ship is likely to go nowhere considering the number of episodes left but do I want to see it set sail.

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Ok. The only reason I watch is the chemistry between the two leads. There's something there that keeps you hooked.
This ep:
1. Choi Kang Gee's body language and expression at the elevator when she says she's so embarrassed. Slightly hunched, leaning towards the elevator as though she wanted to get swalowed in, her face crumpled. It broke me. I wanted to reach out and just hug her be there with her. WS was though. Loved how he put the coat on her.
2. The husband needs a wack so hard, he should be imprisoned for such illtreatment.
Even the MIL and SIL even if they are better now. They need to pay for this.
3. Even if SO doesn't harbour romantic feels for WS, she has to move out become financially independent doing what she loves and is great at.
4. Since there is chemistry , WS and SO can get together make out, have great sex and be great friends. They already have each others back. Always.
5. From point 4, we definitely need great kissing and and making out scenes. Kissing definitely. Ep 16 ?..

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I totally agree with you for point 1. Her acting at that moment was top-notch. She twisted my heart with that one sentence.

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I also shed a tear in that scene and cried with her.

Their chemistry crackles but why do I have a feeling that the lovey-dovey moments in this episode is going to be the climax of their relationship? Seeing that it happens before the fall out (why would you touch JDJ's body, WAE??) and there are only 2 episodes left.

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1. It's sweet to see Wan-seung interaction with Seol-ok and he always be there for her; and how Seol-ol now becomes very comfortable with Wan-seung's calling her "ahjumma."
2. Ho-chul's keeps his marriage with Seol-ok (if that ever happened), in my opinion, has two possible reasons: he wants to cheat; or he does not want to be seen related to Seol-ok. I don't know if that's for Seol-ok's safety or for his career. I bet he had deal with Wan-seung father. It also makes any senses if in the beginning he pursued his law degree for a good cause: to find the truth of the Seol-ok's parents death, but I think in the progress, there might be some changes.
3. It seems like Seol-ok father (as well as Jang Do-jang) knew the truth and secret behind Hyun-soo disappearance (death). They might be gotten rid of because of this truth. Wan-seung's father might involve in all of this, but why?
4. Who is Mr. Kim that JDJ and that shaddy police officer used to call?

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I'm still a bit disappointed that they made Hochul a cheater....

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I agree with you, it just seems like lazy writing from the writer. I was hoping that if Seo chul was going to leave Hochul it would be because they decided that they do not match. But pulling the adultery card!!!

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I just hope her mother in law not involved in the death of her parents & her husband not cheating on her.

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Another good episode. I love how Seol-ok and Wan-seung's relationship has developed. They're really great friends and partners. I can also see it developed into romantic territory. But I think it would take some time, since Seol-ok has just walked out on her husband. And Wan-seung is too considerate to push her for anything.

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Thanks @ HappilyEverAfter

After reading your recap, I'm in two minds about whether to watch this episode or not. I'm not sure I want to re-visit the resentment I felt just on reading this, on behalf of Seok Ok, for the treatment she gets from her husband and to see her painfully embarrassed.

It looks like the cases that have been bugging both Seol Ok and Wan Seung are all related to one main cover-up. I hope it's a cover up
'worthy' of all the deaths that have taken place, and the suffering our protagonists have gone through. I will be so upset if it was a just a petty crime or a matter of preserving the undeserving image of someone like Wan Seung's father.

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I'd recommend you to watch this episode, the part where WS put his coat on SO and their moments after that is quite heartwarming ?

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Contrary to what most say here, Ho Chul isn't cheating. He is a spineless lawyer with no ethics and takes that woman to the meet as she helps him network and move up the career ladder. He cannot does not differentate between good and bad. He just needs to have a powerful position and name came and suck up to get that.
He's just a notch below Jung Ji Won. She's the same power hungry lawyer who'll kidnap the man she wants to marry for position and fame. She does give WS the case file because she wants to get one up against her brother not because of her move. Else she would have told WS all rather than keep it a secret asking him to memorise something akin to twisting a knife In His heart. She needs to pay as well. She isn't as clean as she comescross and Wan Seung should know this . She really needs punishment as well.

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If he is not cheating, why would he spend $1500 to buy her a (very ugly) dress?

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Maybe she's daughter of some rich politician? The scene where they shop together doesn't feel lovey dovey, and I wouldn't put it pass him that he does all that for promotion.

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Its his obligation. Like hosting a senior officialnor someone of influence to get into their good books. And hope that they then help you move up the career ladder. That woman knew it and took advantage of it. 2000 to 1500 how much diff is it? Not much. But she pretends that she's doing him a favour and he has to get that dress because he has to be introduced to higher ups by her.. I don't know who she is though but she clearly is influential in that lawyers meet circle.

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I think you're way off... he's a cheating cheater who cheats. He brought her to a couples event, and doesn't tell people he's married. The show has already been teasing it for weeks.

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He says he is single or rumoured to be so be use he is embarrassed if SO in public. ?...Man what a twisted guy he is. He really didn't seem to be with that woman as a couple in that meet but she did get angry when he ran towards SO at the elevator. Now I'm confused.
But he needs a wack , those WS punches and needs to be taught a hard lesson. SO has to leave that family.

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Contrary to what most say here, Ho Chul isn't cheating. He is a spineless lawyer with no ethics and takes that woman to the meet as she helps him network and move up the career ladder. He cannot does not differentate between good and bad. He just needs to have a powerful position and name came and suck up to get that.
He's just a notch below Jung Ji Won. She's the same power hungry lawyer who'll kidnap the man she wants to marry for position and fame. She does give WS the case file because she wants to get one up against her brother not because of her love. Else she would have told WS all rather than keep it a secret asking him to memorise something akin to twisting a knife In His heart. She needs to pay as well. She isn't as clean as she comescross and Wan Seung should know this . She really needs punishment as well.

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Seeing Seol-Ok being hurt and embarrassed wanted broke my heart I wanna teleport and give her a big hug. Thankfully, Wan-Seung was there to lessen her burden. I was smiling when he's teasing SO for falling for him and when he took a picture of her. AAWW! They're so cute together I wish they remain like that forever. LOL. Well, if they can't be involve romantically at the end of the show, I would still be glad if they would be partners officially in solving crimes. (But honestly, I want them to be the former ,hehe).
And about Wan-Seung being framed of Jang Do-Jang's death, Seol-Ok in spite of her current situation, would definitely be of help to prove WS innocence and eventually unfold the mystery of her parents death as well as Wan-Seung's GF disappearance (or death).

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But sometimes I wonder whether Seol ok has romantic feelings for her husband at all. She always sounded like she did not believe in love, was surprised at Wan Seung's feelings for his girlfriend - and her primary thought at seeing potential evidence of her husband's affair is embarrassment and not heartbreak.

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I don't think she has experienced love, lust and the likes. It's for this reason that I want her to get with WS atleast to have a great time together making out making love.
So falling in love I want her to find her love , fall in love but am not sure if that man is WS..
Woo initially I thought could be, but then I had the feeling after his episodes I think he is gay.
But SO has to fall in love. She deserves so much good that had been denied to someone so precious as her.

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I think Seol-ok, like Sherlock is revealed to have done in series 4 of the BBC show, has sort of rationalized away her emotions after losing her family at a young age. As a result, she doesn't experience emotions the same way other people do, and maybe she's choosing not to see the bigger picture if it would upset her.

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How I wish there will be more episodes... only 2 episodes to go. Thank you for the recap?

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I honestly wasn't convinced that Ho Chul was having an affair when he bought the dress for his girlfriend, because, while he was going through the motions of a man buying gifts for his lover, his attitude to said girlfriend wasn't that of a man in love, or even a man sexually attracted to her, he was kind of absent minded and impatient; and when he looked at the tag on her neck and decided to buy the dress because it was cheaper; I decided that he really wasn't into her. So when he explained to his wife that he was using the lady for contacts, I suspected it carried a ring of truth, and wondered if he was on a secret investigation; or maybe the actor is just not that convincing in his role because his body language tells me he's not having an affair.

Nevertheless, it doesn't excuse his actions, he's been pretty shitty to his wife. Lying, buying her the same dress in order to cover up his actions, all of that is in keeping with the deception that is going on in their marriage. As his sister pointed out: both spouses routinely lie to each other and deceive each other, and beyond apparent courtesy, there isn't much affection between Seol Ok and her husband. He treats her like an afterthought, and she's too busy trying to keep an appearance of good will in the marriage so as not to ruffle feathers in her family. I was actually glad that they fought this time, because it was the first time I saw them being honest with their feelings. Ho-chul may be shady and unethical, but I don't doubt that he wants to protect his wife and keep her from the same fate as her parents.

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It's possible he's not really having an affair, but I'm going with Occam's Razor (and Seol Ok's intuition) on this. It explains why he's always "at work" and is consistent with his near-total indifference to her, hiding his marriage at work (basically the same as stashing your wedding ring when you go out), how easily he goes into coverup mode (only buying that dress a second time on the sly, lying about it later, and the deny-and-blame tactics "You made me look bad! It's all a misunderstanding! Where you with that other guy?"

He might think he's being protective of Seol Ok, but at this point it's self-serving rationalization as he's protecting the interests of those who were responsible for whatever happened and his own career. And considering he let out of jail the guy who tried to stab her, without so much as a warning to his wife, who needs that kind of protection? I also considered maybe he's been conducting his own investigation, but after nine(?) years he doesn't seem to have much to show for it. Earlier, I thought also thought the mom might have been induced to keep Seol Ok from investigating or even have some knowledge about her parents' case, but the explanation turned out to be simpler.

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How can I give this comment a million upvotes?

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I don't have an account, but this is a great comment! I feel like he wants Seol-ok around because she takes care of his mother and paid for his sister's tuition, and it would be hard to find someone that willing to help.

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At times, Ho-Chul seems like he genuinely cares about his wife. I agree, he seemed annoyed with the other woman at the dress shop, as if he had to buy her that dress out of obligation. What if he is telling the truth? What if he ultimately intended to expose Detective Ha's father but he had to play a little dirty to earn his trust? Or maybe he got in over his head, realized Ha was too big to take down, and was just trying to avoid his wrath. I’m not sure what to make of their meeting, since we don’t know the exact circumstances. Perhaps he helped shut down the case because his wife’s investigation was putting her in danger.

He may be pretending to be single to keep his wife's connection to the case a secret or to keep her from mingling with people who may be connected to her parents’ death. If that's the case, he may not be able to easily refuse the other woman, who clearly has money and connections. The fact that he bought the woman a dress for the business function they were attending together does not necessarily mean he has done much more than that. Also, she mentioned his budget was limited and the woman at the shop said the umbrella was a nice gift. Perhaps he knew his wife would be perfectly happy with it (which she was).

We know too little and the writers like to mislead us. Plus, they both lie to each other all the time, so the fact that he lied about the dress does not indicate an affair. Her suspicious behavior led him to think she was having an affair, as well. That’s another reason I’m skeptical. Ho-chul seems awfully worried about what she thinks at times. Even if that is just out of guilt, he knows her way too well for someone who is supposedly indifferent. Plus, why marry her in the first place? She was already a member of the family, and I doubt his mother was enthusiastic about the idea. My guess is that he was the one pushing for them to get married, especially given his reaction to her when they first met. Maybe they grew estranged or his professional life changed him, but he still seems to care (and he never exhibited such concern for the other woman).

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I like this. It tallies with my beliefs as well. Since the producers like to keep critical things close to their chest at times, I'm giving Ho chul the benefit of the doubt until the last episode. I can't really blame him for lying to his wife, when she does the same to him most of the time, and I notice that nobody bats an eye when she does. It's wrong to crucify him for doing what his wife does all the time.

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He might not be cheating, but he's not a good husband. It's certainly not a healthy marriage, and it's not a healthy family altogether.

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I would also prefer the scenario that he is not cheating on her. I agree with you that he looked hopelessly in love with her when he first met her.

Perhaps all the secrets between them started when the MIL refuses to let SO investigate. Investigations could be a common topic for them, but she has to hide her knowledge and interest.

When you have to hide such a big part of your life, you end up not having much to say to your significant other.

What I don't like about the show is that both big incidents were covered up. How do you go about normal life when you go through trauma?

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I don't think he is having an affair either. Trust between the couple has definitely broken down with both lying to each other about their activities and keeping major portions of their lives from each other. They were both doing what they wanted outside the home while keeping the other in the dark ostensibly to "protect" the other. If I was almost murdered twice, I would surely share that bit of news with the person I love the most.

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Am flabbergasted by Ho-chul's shadiness; bad enough that he is an awful husband, but him knowingly covered up the one truth that Seol-ok has been desperately seeking all this time makes him an absolute lowlife for me.
Hoped he didn't actually got into his position now by using "keeping Seol-ok under control" as his bargaining chip, coz dunno how Seol-ok can deal with that.
Am squeeing so bad over Wan-seung taking care of Seol-ok: okay, your husband sucks, come and feel better with me. Such a matter-of-fact knight in shining armor...
It's super dumb about him meeting Jang on his own, tho, when he just warned Ji-won about doing the exact same thing O_o

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Unless Ho-chul's girlfriend is a person he employed to go sleuthing undercover, to help uncover truths about Seol-ok's parents' deaths ..... unless this is revealed, coupled with the possibility that Ho-chul has, maybe, been under threat from Ha & Jung, a divorce between Ho-chul and Seol-ok can't happen fast enough.

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Love our lead's budding relationship, It's been building slowly and finally shown in this episode. That car scene conversations show how much Seol-Ok appreciates Wan-Seung being there for her since the first time they met, and at the same time how much he trusts and cares for her.

Ji-Won behavior and mindset irritates me so much. And, Ho-Chul, that smart-ass bastard, I wanna give him a whack!

Why is Wan-Seung so confident that his Hyun-Soo noona is not dead. He's telling everyone including Jang Do-Jang that she's still alive. Is he in denial? Or does he has any trace of her from his 17-year searching? But He is so sure to the point that I started to believe him.

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Yes about the misterious missing noona, so confusing. Didn't he saw her all bloodied in the early flashbacks? Maybe that's why he's not buying Seol-ok's father confession, but yeah, dunno why he has this blind faith that she is alive.

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Did he take her to the hospital and did she disappear from there? Did something happen before they reached the hospital, but he doesn't remember? Perhaps Wan Seung's father thinks his son is involved in her death/disappearance and has been trying to protect him. If she is still alive, it may be under a new identity with the mysterious Kim who ordered her kidnapping. So many questions and they had better be revealed in the final two episodes!

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I wish they would resolve even the tiniest of mysteries for us, because there's only two episodes left and they keep ramping up the mysteries, like the meeting between Ho-chul and CEO Ha.

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Seol-Ok seems to have finally broken out of her Stockholm Syndrome phase, and perhaps now can move on with HER life, not everyone else's. I just hope her sleazebag husband actually ends up in jail.

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With two episodes left, I'm crossing my fingers the plot holds up and we're not left with a sudden story dump involving the shadowy company Ha & Jung that Controls All Of Korea's Destiny... if JiWon really spilled the truth and that "everything had been planned since the beginning" then there's a crazy part of my mind that is considering maybe WS's romance was planned too and there's no body because she wasn't real... *covers eyes*

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What if, Hyun Soo...is Seol-ok?

Their scene when he carried her got to mean something...

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Lol that would be bizarre if she didn't remember him. And she doesn't have a history of amnesia (...yet?)

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Ho chul will end up being pathetic loser in the end I know it. And he deserves it.
I think WS will be rescued by SO in this do-jang murder case, which yay!

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She's his alibi! They had drinks from x time to x time which she has the receipt for - because drinks were on her so she paid. She also has the timestamp from her text to him of the taxi, so she can verify that she was with him till that time. So the unaccounted time was from when they parted, to when he was found with the body - which was pretty much immediately after he got to the scene.

If the time of death exceeds that window, we are looking at less than 100%. Burden of proof is then on the prosecution to prove by other methods that WS killed JDJ. Go-go SO!! Save your best (male) friend!

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Those all seem valid, but I feel like they might have planted DNA evidence on JDJ that implicates WS, just like with the pesticide case this episode.

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I wish Seol Ok divorce (or break up, or whatever; because her husband, being a big jerk as he is, hasn't even bother to register their marriage yet) her husband and make a great career as a police/professional profiler.
*singing Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive

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