My Liberation Notes: Episodes 9-10


My Liberation Notes: Episodes 9-10

We lastly get some solutions about our mysterious Sanpo resident who’s discovering he can’t maintain operating from his previous. Whereas he contemplates his selections, our siblings proceed rising bolder and going after what they need, even when issues don’t all the time work out the best way they hope.


Our introverted couple continues to do their factor with Mi-jung getting increasingly more comfy. She’s even downright chatty at instances, stunning herself. She tells the membership woman at work that she’s all the time held again as a result of she didn’t assume anybody could be fascinated with what she needed to say; freely saying what’s on her thoughts has made her really feel lovable for the primary time.

One night time, Mi-jung and Gu are strolling residence, and Mi-jung begins speaking about lifeless neighborhood animals. She sips her drink and grosses Gu out whereas she mimics the sound of exploding frogs once they get hit by automobiles leading to “frog confetti.” HA.

In the meantime, Ki-jung has largely labored by her embarrassment over Tae-hoon’s rejection. She tells her boss Jin-woo all about it, even exhibiting him Tae-hoon’s good textual content checking on her and saying he hopes to be pals since she’s supportive and enjoyable to be round. Tae-hoon’s type response helps Ki-jung take a optimistic perspective and see this entire factor as a studying alternative.

Ki-jung finally ends up going to Tae-hoon’s oldest sister Hwi-sun’s bar. She’s nervous about seeing Tae-hoon once more however decided to maneuver previous her embarrassment. He’s tremendous good, as normal, and issues appear to be going nicely. That’s, till Yu-rim tells her aunt Kyung-sun about what Ki-jung stated that day they first noticed her within the restaurant.

Kyung-sun is furious and confronts Ki-jung about it. Tae-hoon tries to calm his sister down, however she’s not having it. When she notices an odd vibe between Ki-jung and Tae-hoon, Ki-jung tells her the reality about confessing and getting rejected. That stated, it looks like Tae-hoon might certainly like Ki-jung which might be not going to go over nicely together with his sister.

Including to her troubles, Ki-jung’s coworkers be aware of her newfound closeness along with her boss Jin-woo and should not completely happy about it. Jin-woo’s present workplace girlfriend confronts her about it, saying it seems to everybody like Ki-jung is making a transfer on him. As soon as once more embarrassed, Ki-jung bursts into tears and apologizes profusely, making the coworker really feel awkward and responsible.

Elsewhere, Chang-hee lastly calls his irritating coworker Ah-reum out on her manipulative habits, which is fairly satisfying. Whereas nobody likes her, Chang-hee’s hatred is a little bit excessive. Over drinks, his pal wonders if Chang-hee would hate her a lot if she weren’t wealthy.

Of the siblings, Chang-hee is probably the most involved with cash and appears very insecure over being (considerably) poor. His completely happy place is imagining himself in his personal fancy automobile. So when he spots the important thing to a Rolls-Royce in Gu’s lavatory, he deems Gu his “savior” and is set to get near him.

He retains barging in on poor Gu, dropping by unannounced and chatting his ear off whereas Gu seems on the verge of dropping his thoughts. Chang-hee appears to assume they’ve a very good relationship now and tells him all about how he didn’t get that promotion he wished, however he gave it his all so he’s okay.

Talking of Gu, we get much more info this week about him and what led him right here. He really did get off on the improper station that day, however it may’ve saved his life. Boss Baek, the person who noticed Gu in Sanpo, had his gang ready for Gu on the station he was presupposed to be at. The story isn’t solely clear, however cash and a private grudge are on the heart of it.

We see in flashback that Gu had been asleep on the prepare and woke when a lady’s voice yelled, “Get off!” He’d hopped off the prepare to seek out himself in Sanpo. The subsequent day, he heard that very same voice as a lady walked by him – it was Mi-jung. She’d been yelling at a drunk Chang-hee on the prepare that night time.

Within the current, Boss Baek spots Gu once more and this time, they sit down for a chat. Their dialog is barbed, regardless of the grins. Apparently, Boss Baek’s sister was Gu’s ex-girlfriend. Boss Baek blames Gu for her demise.

Quickly after, Gu tells Mi-jung about his ex’s demise, implying she was suicidal and claiming he pushed her over the sting. Actually, it’s not clear precisely why he’s responsible, however we solely have imprecise particulars on the story.

Abruptly, Gu appears decided to push Mi-jung away, maybe afraid she’s getting too shut. Apart from telling her he brought about his ex’s demise, he says Mi-jung frightens him and will get upset when she saves him (once more), this time from a pack of untamed canine.

Mi-jung can inform he’s making an attempt to push her away and isn’t completely happy about it. She accuses him of operating away when it will get too actual, scoffing at how he handled her like a idiot for the mortgage scenario when he’s worse. Is it actually so arduous to deal with the individual he likes nicely? Mi-jung doesn’t hand over on him, although, to his shock – she tells him she nonetheless thinks he’s alright and needs to proceed courting.

Uninterested in being hunted, Gu goes again to his previous nightclub to confront Boss Baek. From the best way everybody bows to him when he exhibits up, it seems like Gu was excessive within the ranks. He thanks Boss Baek for stabbing him within the again and giving him the chance to take a break. Gu threatens Boss Baek, saying to go away him be till he decides whether or not he’s going to come back again or keep in Sanpo making sinks.

Then, Gu picks Mi-jung up at work and takes her to seize a meal. I suppose he’s not giving up on the connection both. Chang-hee is thrilled to see they’ve made up since he sees Mi-jung as his in with the probably wealthy Gu.

Chang-hee can’t maintain it in anymore and immediately asks Gu concerning the automobile. He virtually begs Gu to inform him the place it’s and let him drive it. Surprisingly, Gu offers in and really exhibits Chang-hee the automobile, letting him take it for a spin. Chang-hee utterly freaks out, squealing and every little thing.

Then we get an abrupt scene reduce to Gu and Mi-jung operating by a area, chasing after a flock of birds in flight. Gu seems lighter than we’ve ever seen him, smiling and free.

One other abrupt scene reduce later, and we’re ringing within the 12 months 2022 at Gu’s membership. It seems like he returned. We finish the episode with Gu alone in Seoul as Mi-jung says in voiceover how all her boyfriends have been jerks.

What even simply occurred? These previous couple of minutes gave me whiplash. Given how completely happy Gu seemed in Sanpo, what made him go away? I’m wondering if he’s really returning to his former life or if he’s coping with free ends so he can transfer on. I suppose we’ll have to attend till subsequent week to seek out out what the heck occurred between frolicking within the fields and celebrating the brand new 12 months in model.


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