Beanie level: Chaebol’s poor doppelganger

Spoiler alert. This scene was so good.

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    So good! But it’s a BIG spoiler. Hoping everyone who intends to watch it, doesn’t click.

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    ahhh all your posts convinced me to give it a go (my first c-drama) AND I LOVED IT omg the costuming and sets were just stunning too BUT now I’m done and don’t know what to watch next for similar vibes – any recommendations?!!?

    also thank you for putting a great show on my radar with your posts 💕

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Love Between Fairy and Devil OST spam coming through. This one is especially excellent.

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The OST for this drama was truly top tier. Just can’t move on.

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    The OST is really really good. How I wish they release the instrumentals too. There wre some great bgm, instrumentals in the show.

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Shout out to the costume department for all the fabulous outfits.





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    The costumes and head gear/crowns were the first thing that got my attention too. They are unique than the usual fare. And the headgers for CH and Shuiyuntian’s Lord Yunzhong were also weird honestly. I guess they got some flak for it too but the overall costumes and accessories especially DFQC’s and XLH’s were really good.

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      The Moon Tribe costumes were amazing. I’m still obsessed with them.

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        I liked the fairy’s clothes too. But hands down DFQC’s robes were the best.

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    The costumes look gorgeous with its details particularly the crown/head ornaments. Hopefully it will be available in netflix soon. I will check it out then.

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      I don’t think I’ll ever be able to stop re-watching it. Glad to know Netflix is picking it up.

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Nope never moving on from them. Definitely at the top of my best couple list.



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    A couple that values respect and equally sacrifices 😭

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      Their sacrifice scenes had me bawling especially for XLH. Completely in awe of Esther Yu for her delivery in that scene.

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        EY and DW were both great in tgat scene. WHD seems to be getting more praise overall but I think EY was spectacular throughout too.

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    I just finished watching it minutes ago and love love love it!

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Esther Yu and Dylan Wang nailed both the chemistry and their characters. Loved watching them grow into stronger versions of themselves. I laughed, squealed and cried like crazy for their love story.

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    So much character growth here for everyone. DFQC was almost unrecognizable in the first few episodes of the show on my rewatch. He had changed so much and logically so. Everything made sense XLH’s growth too. But my favorite has to be Changheng, he went from enemies to comrades with DFQC.

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      CHG and DFQC bromance in the mortal world had me in splits. Especially when CHG made a whole ceremony out of it.

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        Lol yes and you could tell CH has softened to DFQC after his return. He was still his bro. Danyin’s growth was also good, she wasn’t the typical bitchy second female lead that we thought she would be.

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Love Between Fairy and Devil is without a doubt one of the best dramas I have ever watched. Not once was I disappointed by the writing, acting or pacing. This will be on re-watch forever.

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    Yay another beanie talking about it. I posted on my wall too. It was so tightly written, wonderfully directed and acted. I already miss them 😭

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    This will be arriving on Netflix Sept. 9th. I am going to give this a watch 🙂

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    I’m intrigued, but also not sure whether I’d be able to get over my hatred of dubbing to watch it…

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      In this particular case, the dubbing helps the drama and the actors. Wang He di, the male lead has a strong accent which I don’t know about because I’m unfamiliar with Mandarin, but other than that he also has a rather shrill voice. The dubber was perfect for him and his domineering character plus he does a good job. Yu Shuxin the female lead dubs her own character. I guess only other actress does the same, the rest are dubbed by voice over artists but honestly all of it is quite smooth.

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      I never noticed the dubbing for some reason. I think the voices and characters were perfectly matched. Its a good drama so definitely give it a try.

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I’ve fallen into the black hole of Cdramas. Love Between Fairy and Devil is gorgeous, the sets and music are amazing and leads have such good chemistry. Loving the body swap/link hijinks.

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    Oh i was about to recommend it to you when you just replied to my commemt 😅Glad you’re already watching it. It’s the IT drama of the year, isn’t it? So good!

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      It was definitely THE drama for me. I don’t think I’ll ever move on from it. So good and beautiful. Everything about it was just perfect.

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        I’m having a hard time moving on from it too. It was really well done.

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    Wish I didn’t have costume allergy.. I had to stop at ep 5.
    From what i saw, Dylan was funny..
    A lot of cdrama folks seem to be enjoying it.. Have fun!

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Well at least she hasn’t retired but no signs of a comeback yet.



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    In the beginning of this month they announced she will be starring in a new drama called “Is it a Coincidence”. It’s about the FL being reunited with her first love and is hesitant to start a new romance.

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Cdramas are slowly growing on me and You Are My Glory is an absolute visual delight. Every scene with the leads is insanely beautiful. The female lead especially has my whole heart.


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    I can’t believe this pairing happened and it took so long. They are one of the prettiest pairs in cdramaland but i was glad to watch the show lived up to total sweetness and no angst.

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      Happy to hear there is no angst! I was worried about the ep 23-30 lull..

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      I ended up binge watching this is 3 days and it was an absolute visual delight also helps that leads were so wholesome together. It felt a bit angsty in between when he turned her down then moped around for a few episodes but after that the cute took over in full swing and I forgot all about it. The ending was so good and everything came full circle. The wedding scene though was the best and Dilraba was absolutely stunning.

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        I actually didn’t mind the angst, in fact I much prefer angst before starting a relationship than after. This made sense to me since Yu Tu was going through a jaded phase, and he needed to be absolutely clear before entering the relationship. I am glad that the time he spent away from her made him yearn for her more and eventually go all out to get her!
        And not many dramas show us a relationship after they get together. This show not only did that, but also showed life after marriage!
        Talking about it makes me want to go back and watch some scenes again… ha ha.

        Both of them are good looking! visual delight indeed.

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    I just finished this today! I hope we see them reunited for a new project soon 😊

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    Oh! I just started watching it 2 days back and I can’t stop!
    OMG! They both look absolutely gorgeous.
    And i totally like the set up.. almost like love at second chance.. I like how mature both leads are and their organic growth in their relationship..
    I am on ep 10 and totally loving it so far.
    I can’t believe I missed this when it aired.

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      It was my fastest binge! I finished it in less than 48 hours 😆 🤣 😂

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        ha ha.. that would have been me if I had started it on Friday! Their chemistry is perfect.. I can watch them sit and play games and chat all day.

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          Right?! I think I wouldn’t mind if the drama has 100 episodes 😆 😂 😅

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      It really was great seeing two leads in their 30s having a realistic and mature relationship despite the fact that one of them was a massive celebrity. Their relationship was just so real despite being a fairy tale of sorts.

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    You Are My Glory was easily my favourite romcom from last year and among my top shows from any language or genre. Just a wonderful show throughout in both the acting and making. Dilraba was immensely likeable as always, but I was surprised by how good Yang Yang was too – I hadn’t been too impressed by his previous performances but he was a revelation here. Their chemistry together was just unreal. I wish more cdrama (and kdrama, let’s be honest) romcoms were like this. Just the right touch of angst and slow burn, but mostly a sweet and thoughtful romance with equally compelling halves.

    I’m glad more people are finding the show and loving it as much as I did!

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      I am SCREE-ing and squealing at these little touches, gazes, subtle glances, small gestures.. like this show is nailing the slow burn romance. its killing me!
      I love how they casually share private information (like how she hands him her phone before going on stage..).. I love these details and its so well done!

      I cannot believe this is my first Dilraba drama! Loving her character and her acting here..
      And Yang Yang, I have seen him in Love O2O, thought he was ok, but can’t act. He def is vastly improved since. This role is written for him and he def looks more mature and more handsome now, and the camera knows it and captures it perfectly! lol.

      I hope I survive this!

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        Slow burn always works best in the little details. Remembering them just subtly glancing at one another and looking into each other’s eyes still makes me blush after a whole year! They truly were something special.

        Totally agreed on Yang Yang improving leaps and bounds since his Love O2O days. He was just another pretty face to me back then, but his recent work on You Are My Glory and Who Rules the World has me considering him as a serious actor™. And him becoming even more handsome certainly helps too!

        Don’t worry, you’ll survive this and keep on swooning with the rest of us!

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        This was my first drama for both of them and they were so good. Chemistry and acting everything was excellent.

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Picked up my first Cdrama and its surprisingly not bad. The dubbing keeps throwing me off though.

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    The dubbing might be the most annoying thing about cdramas..
    But you’ll probably get used to it 😉

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      I’m trying. It doesn’t get better at any point but the cute keeps me going. Any idea why they dub? Its awful and I’m sure the actors have better voices.

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        I know of two reasons they so frequently use voice actors: to even out accents, and to avoid having to deal with background noises (this is more often a problem for historical dramas) since certain sets can be pretty busy with multiple projects being filmed at the same time.
        That’s what I’ve gathered, at least.
        Though I feel like money and profit play a big part in this too 👀

        In my experience modern dramas are dubbed less often, though, so you probably got a little unlucky with the one you’re watching (or was it me the one who got lucky? ahah) 😅

        Hope you can still enjoy the cute, though!! ^^

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        It’s often because of the accents. It’s hard when a TW actor plays in a Cdrama because I’m used to his voice and suddenly it’s another one.

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    The dubbing made it impossible for me to ever get into Cdramas. It literally makes me shudder

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    Cdramas get a bad reputation (things of the past, i guess), but honestly there are some really good dramas. And they’re improving on them.

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      Any recommendations? I’m only the mood for cute fluff these days and thankfully this one offers just that but I’m always up for more cute.

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        Legally Romance, Day of Becoming you and My Fated Boy are total cute fluff shows. Though all of them have a substantial story to keep you invested as well.

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          Plus in all of these shows the actors use their own voice so that’s a plus. I don’t mind dubbing as much now, in fact spme actors are better dibbed. But for the sake of the overall project, those dubbed in the actors voice or not dubbed at all feel better somehow. You can also You Are My Glory to the list. That’s cute, fluff too.

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        The evolution of our love is a good friends to lovers drama. It has had several remakes since the original Taiwanese version and I prefer the Chinese version over the K drama. I tend to use subtitles is that an option? Then you could lower the spoken words.

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        Go ahead is my favourite Chinese drama it’s a slice of life romance. Single dad raising his daughter while running a restaurant. He is a great dad and a loyal friend to the dad upstairs. You see the family grow as new members join and the children grow up.

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    The dubbing turns me off so many times… I always get the impression, it’s the same actors who are dubbing. The woman are always given the same kind of voice like cute and “obedient”. It’s why I don’t watch many Cdramas, I can’t overcome it.

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      I’m only on my first drama so its probably too early to say this, but I wouldn’t be surprised if they really were using the same actors to dub everyone.

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      I agree there was a spate of dramas with the same girly voice that wound me up and I had to stop watching because it got on my last nerve. I like listening to the language while I read the subtitles to familiarise myself with the language but I could not do that so that’s why I stopped watching. The dramas I watched before that trend were really good. A watched a mix of modern and some historical fantasy so I was gutted that I couldn’t continue.

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Starting to wonder if Kim so-hyun has retired from the entertainment world entirely. Hopefully not.


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    That would be tragic… 😭
    …but she can probably afford to retire.

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    Maybe she just needed a long rest after all the extra work she had to put into her last drama.

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      Yes but but…it’s been over a year. Can she comeback please?

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I’ll never get over the wasted potential for this couple. Never understood either why everyone stopped being friends. How did she just forget the people she was friends with for 10 years? Just how.



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    Because it happens in real life. Are you still friends with your high school mates? Right now, I only see very rarely a couple of them. With your college friends? I only keep in touch with one. Life drift us from friends and brings others to our shore. This is what I loved the most about this drama, that it was real as real life.

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      Same. I loved it.

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      In my HS yearbook I wrote that the most important thing about my High school years was being best friends with X and Y. We’ve only spoken a few times since high school (and I’m old). Life is change.

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        My best friend in HS wrote in my folder (we don’t get yearbooks in my country) that I had also graduated with honors in friendship. I have seen her two or three times since then. More than 30 years ago. We went to uni and live in the same city. But after spending 4 years sharing everything we were friends no more.

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          Looking back, it’s hard to believe but yep, it happened that way. What’s before you takes so much precedence over what’s behind you.

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          Let this show be a lesson to Young Beanies to not let this happen 👍🏼

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      I think if I’d met someone that influential in my life and career I wouldn’t just lose touch with them (whatever gender)…

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    I guess that’s the point? We all have had friend/relationships we thought would last forever, or experiences we believe we’d never forget. It sucks, but it happens.

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    I’m terrible at keeping in touch. I have some friends from school, literally none from uni unless you count socmed interactions. Good thing i have sisters 😂 honestly I didn’t mind the ending, just a bit on the twisted way we got there. Like trying to put too much on one plate.

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    I don’t know about others but apparently I can’t be friends with my ex. The feeling was more than friends back then and because I was hurt I couldn’t become friends with him again. Perhaps I didn’t love him that much or if we parted on good terms, it might have been different.

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      *if I didn’t love him that much

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      I can’t either.
      And an ex from 20 years ago is not someone I want to be friends with.
      Even if you part in good terms, there is always a part that suffers more that the other.

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Finally back after making peace with the ending for twenty five twenty one. I’m glad nobody died but my enthusiasm definitely did. I’ll pretend the drama ended with this cute scene because why not.

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I don’t know what the future holds for their relationship but for now I want to enjoy every minute of their sweetness.




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The Baek yi-jin mystery aside I want know why Na hee-do is not friends with any of the other characters anymore. What happened that caused them to drift apart? Will they reconcile in the end? Somehow its reminding me of the movie Pure Love.

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    YR is dead,
    YJ and her broke up

    This drama is architecture 101.. entire movie about first love only to realize ML is happily married with his wife who is not his first love

    gah.. its infuriating

    Why does Min Chae not recognize BYJ, why does she not know about her mom’s childhood and friends.. why hee do doesn’t talk about any of them.. she clearly did not leave fencing because she is famous.. but she does not speak of these 4 people?

    Somebody died for sure

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    I smell brain tumor or amnesia in the works! But maybe Show is just messing with us, who knows..

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Why oh why did the older Na hee-do say she has no memory of the trip? Why did she say nothing lasts forever so wistfully. I have a very bad feeling that Go yu-rim’s father is driving the truck of doom. Either he gets into an accident or one of the other characters is going to be hit by his truck. I have strong feeling this will happen next week. Please I need a happy ending.

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    When we saw Yu-rim’s dad driving in this ep, I got so worried. Luckily, he arrived unscathed – about a 2% chance in dramaland!

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      I know what you mean. Literally held my breath until the scene cut to him at home. The truck of doom plot always stresses me out.

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      Not only was he driving, there was also a family photo, a gift, and a shot of the traffic light in the scene.. years of drama-watching sure has conditioned us 😬 i was wondering if an actual truck was gonna be hit by TOD.

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      My worry exactly! What did all Kdramas do to our brains??! 😂

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        we’ve been well educated by trope-versity.

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          Hahaha we need an alumni song, school colors and a school seal 🏵. Our school motto:
          “Tropeversity, where everyone gets in”

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      That’s how much of an effect the Truck of Doom has on us. I suspected a similar catastrophe for a few seconds.

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    She said nothing lasts, but that’s not a bad thing. To me, the way she smiled when she said that suggested their relationship may move forward a step next week.

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Can’t imagine anyone other than Nam joo-hyuk as Baek yi-jin. He’s come a long way since School 2015 and it’s always amazing to see an actor grow. I’m rooting for your happiness Baek yi-jin.


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    I first saw him that mermaid drama… never thought he would be here as an actor! So glad to see his growth till here! And yes, I cant imagine anyone as Yijin either but him!

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      I know he was extremely wooden in the early years of his career but I’ve always found him extremely endearing. In Baek yi-jin his growth really shows and I can’t believe how much he’s making me care for a fictional character.

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I love them so much it’s unreal. The way he looks at her is just… I love them. Not ready for the bittersweet ending.



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Nam joo-hyuk has made me care for a fictional character more than I thought was possible. It’s going to be heartbreaking to see his character D-word because I strongly feel that’s what the drama is hinting towards. I’m sad just thinking about it.




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    Noooooo don’t say that!
    BYJ is the sweetest and if anything happens to him I’ll sue!

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      After everything he’s been through he deserves nothing but happiness. I don’t know but the more the drama makes me like them together the more I have a bad feeling about how things will end.

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    I have to comment again just to say that last gif is too precious 😭

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    Didn’t the mum (grandmother) say she ‘saw him last month’?

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      but did she say she saw alive person?

      Can you not construe it to mean she saw the grave/ash pot.. and wondered he was a kid too back then?

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        I’ve had a sinking feeling ever since she said saw and not met. Then went on to say a lot of time has passed. Even the way they looked at the pictures it was nostalgia in a way one remembers a person that has passed.

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    dont jinx it dont jinx it….

    lets pray for a HEA

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