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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 25 &26 (Sunday)
Sunday, 6:40 p.m.: Bang-ji finds Dae-geun (the one who raped Yeon-hee) at the banquet, but tries to stay calm. Jung Do-jeon realizes Yi Seong-gye’s life is in danger at the banquet. Dae-geun boasts his escapade with Yeon-hee at the table. Moo-hyool, unable to control his anger, attacks Dae-geun.
Sunday, 7:50 p.m.: A man jumps out from a pile of corpses and attacks Yi Seong-gye. But the assassin kills himself before Yi Seong-gye could find out who sent him.
Escape of the Seven
Episodes 5 (Monday); Episode 6 (Tuesday)
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Prosecution has announced the passing of Chairman Bang after falling from a bridge and Lee Whee So is sentenced to death, but Chairman Bang faked his death to switch places with Whee So.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Fast forward to 2023, a wild party on Jeju Island leads to the death of Joo Young Joo and the participants conspire to dispose of his body on a deserted island. Freak accident after freak accident dwindled the group’s numbers. The guide who came to rescue them manages to lead them to a shore where a seven-person boat awaits them.
Episodes 113 &114 (Wednesday); Episode 115 &116 (Thursday)
Wednesday, 7:50 p.m.: Kyung-su spills his condition to Jung-hoon and asks him to take care of Young-shin. Jung-hoon informs Wan-su and he breaks down in tears. He tells Young-shin the truth about Kyung-su’s cancer. Young-shin realizes Kyung-su’s getting ready for his end. Young-shin packs up in tears to move back into Kyung-su’s. She cries out saying she can’t leave without Kyung-su. Jong-kwon tells Sook-jung about Kyung-su.
Thursday, 7:50 p.m.: Young-shin makes a couple’s ring and gives it to Kyung-su. Kyung-su promises to wear the ring, but tells her she must do her best to forget him and live her life to the fullest.
Episodes 91 (Friday); Episodes 92 (F) (Saturday)
Friday, 7:50 p.m.: As Houyan faces a decline due to Murong Xi’s tyranny, Feng Ba implores Ko Un to become the new emperor. Ko Un agrees and foments a rebellion against Murong Xi. Houyan and Beiwei once again form an alliance and their joint forces go to Yuju.
Saturday, 7:50 p.m.: Damdeok is informed that Cheongun soldiers have been annihilated by Beiwei forces and orders Hwang Hoe to retake Yuju. Damdeok eventually goes on to take the Houyan capital and manages to retake Yuju as well. The Houyan command flees to the mountains, but Damdeok is always waiting for them along the escape route.
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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