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Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles.
Root of the Throne
Episode 13 &14 (Sunday)
Today, 6:40 p.m.: Boon-yi gets the news of Bang-won’s release and runs over to see him. She also tends to his wounds. Bang-won learns Boon-yi is the girl from his childhood and confesses his feelings for her. Yi Seong-gye breaks his alliance with Hong In-bang.
Today, 7:50 p.m.: Hong In-bang sends Cho Young as a matchmaker to Min Je’s family. Bang-won meets with Min Da-kyung to stop Hong In-bang’s plan. Ttang-sae finds out his sister Boon-yi is alive. He asks Jung Do-jeon to leave Yeon-hee and Boon-yi out of his plan.
Episodes 9 (Monday) Episode 10 (Tuesday)
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Ho Woo and Seung Jo are enraged finding out Je Kyun was manipulating Hyung Woo. As they follow Je Kyun’s scheme, they are shocked to find out Je Kyun’s ultimate goal. Ho Woo is thrown into yet another crisis. Hyung Woo’s funeral is held. Ho Woo receives a parcel
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Ho Woo is furious that Je Kyun has had such an influence in his life. Seung Jo also shares a similar agony and pain. Yeon A is faced with a huge crisis because of Je Kyun. Yeon A’s crisis bring Seung Jo and Ho Woo back together. Ho Woo finds a link between Sang Ah’s foundation and VP Han’s client.
Episodes 89 &90 (Wednesday) Episode 91&92 (Thursday)
Wednesday, 7:50 p.m.: Yong-gu meets Pil-sun’s family. He pledges to love her forever. Kyung-chul moves into Young-shin’s room at Kyung-su’s. Young-shin tells Kyung-su her feelings for him won’t change even if there’s no room for her at his house. Young-shin confronts Sook-jung trying to cause friction between her and Jong-kwon. She asks Sook-jung why she killed her mother in front of Jong-kwon’s family.
Thursday, 7:50 p.m.: Sook-jung accuses Young-shin of lying and leeching off Kyung-su all her life. Jong-kwon questions Young-shin whether she really didn’t know his identity. Sook-jung is asked to bring her brother. She bribes her brother with money and a watch to keep his mouth shut. Sung-chan witnesses this transaction and gets furious.
Episodes 79 (Friday); Episodes 80 (Saturday)
Friday, 7:50 p.m.: Bu Yeohong is overwhelmed by Damdeok’s wisdom and vows to serve him for life. Hae Mowol scores a huge victory by tricking the enemy into thinking that the Goguryeo soldiers were taken down by an endemic illness. Damdeok is able to get the king of Wa to surrender.
Saturday, 7:50 p.m.: Damdeok and his men mount an all-out assault on Murong Xi and Ko Un and the retreating Houyan troops. Murong Bao vows not to retreat any further, but Murong Xi convinces him and they return to Houyan. Even after their return, Murong Bao is only focused on waging war against Goguryeo; however, when the popular sentiment starts to favor Murong Xi, Ko Un proposes to Murong Xi that he start a rebellion.
Jeff Chung is general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles. This column offers synopses of the dramas playing throughout Hawaii. Chung can be reached at 808-521-8066 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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