He chases after her to give the money back, and they pass it back and forth a zillion times, arguing about who’s better off: “At least I have youth! Listen to your noona.” “Noona, do you have that much money?
” He tests her by threatening to rip the envelope in half, and she cries that it’s her severance.
What OST plays for maximum dramatic effect, Jang-mi and Ki-tae fight violently—they scream at the top of their lungs and shove each other around.
Jang-mi starts to cower in fear and takes off in a run, and Ki-tae chases after her to yank her back and yell at her some more.
I hate the fake-out cold opens (ones where the actual footage is a lie, not just the interpretation), but in this case, I hope this was an exaggerated one.
Rewind to Hoon-dong and Hyun-hee’s wedding day: The couple takes off to a round of cheers, and Ki-tae scans the wedding party still looking for Jang-mi.
She’s shocked to discover that he’s covered in patches and realizes he’s been doing manual labor at a construction site to make ends meet, and insists he take the money.
It’s an episode spent in denial, but in the cute way where everyone runs around doing adorable things for each other in secret.
I don’t see why you couldn’t just take credit for your good deed and be rewarded with kisses, but I guess that takes the nobility out of it?
The problem with filling your day with trying to forget the person you love…
is that you spend all day thinking about the person you love.
She doesn’t answer his calls because she threw her phone in the river, and she runs around trying to find him, wishing she hadn’t been so rash. Yeo-reum is the first to find her, and he thinks back to the other night when Jang-mi presented him with an envelope of money.
She tells him to repay Ki-tae’s loan with it, which he refuses to do.