HS drives Tan to the campsite. Tan asks for HS to wait inside the car as he gets out. MS spots Tan.
Tan calls someone as he searches the campsite. He walks into scene of YD and ES talking. When YD sees Tan, YD pulls ES into a hug. ES pushes his off, demanding to know what he is doing. YD replies he is showing Kim Tan. He lets her know Tan is here.
Tan walks over. The two start bickering, and YD says, “You’re feelings for Eun Sang seems to be sincere.” Tan replies, “And if it is?” YD says, “Then can you relay my truth (sincerity) too. Tell Cha Eun Sang. I think I like her. She doesn’t seem to believe me when I say it. If you tell her, she’ll believe you. Annoyingly.” YD leaves. (PICTURE 1)
Tan sees ES staring off, so he tells her to focus. He gets angry that he came all this way and saw this. ES start to say, “I know you’re angry but…” Tan interrupts her. “What do you know? Do you ever think about me? I’m the one crazy here. I know you are having a difficult time because of me, but I hope YD is not the way you run away from me.”
Rachel opens the door to HS’s car, asking where Tan is. HS replies that he is in the trunk, but he is not sure if Tan is still alive. R is in no mood for jokes, though. HS tells her that he and Tan have booked a hotel nearby. R asks if Tan went to go see ES. HS replies that he doesn’t like when his truth puts someone at a disadvantage. Tan arrives. She tells him to get in the back of the car. They are all going to the hotel together.
HS and Tan settle into their hotel room. R asks if Tan met ES. HS leaves. T says he saw her and is waiting for her call. R asks if ES told him that she hit ES. ES didn’t. R gets mad that ES trying to act like she is protecting R.
R reminds Tan that he got engaged to her in the presence of her entire family- even her dad was there. “You liking her has no strength. Don’t you know?” Tan replies, “I know, that is why I am going crazy.” R calls him a bastard. Tan warn her he is going to be even worse to her from now on. He starts to say let’s break up the engagement, but R hurries out of there, not wanting to hear.
Girls in tent are talking about how they saw YD hugging ES. What about Tan then? ES is getting around. ES is listening outside when YD shows up behind her and pulls her hood over her head. He says, “Don’t listen. And don’t get hurt…And move.”He takes the girls’ sneakers and throws them into a water bucket.
ES asks what YD is doing. He replies he is getting revenge for her. When she is about to take out the sneakers, YD tells her to not worry- it will be easier to explain than why she came out of Tan’s house. YD says he is sure ES lives in Tan’s house. He adds, “Don’t answer my questions. If you give the answer, I can’t ask you anymore.” YD says because ES confessed that she was a charity case, they have less to talk about. ES asks, “Is that a conversation to you?” YD gets serious again- “Do you even want to talk to me, if we don’t talk about this kind of stuff?” ES can’t answer.
YD lists the reasons why she could be living inside Tan’s house- 1) She is a daughter of that family, 2) She is a daughter-in-law, 3) She is a relative 4) She is a resident maid, or 5) She is a resident tutor. “But all of those choices don’t make sense. So what are you?” ES can’t answer, so YD says, “Answer this one thing. Do you really like Tan?” ES: “Yes.” YD eyes get a little teary and his voice shakes. “I see….Don’t touch these shoes. If you take them out, I’ll take revenge.”
R is at the hotel, and she gets a call. It is from CY. Teacher is taking roll-call before bedtime. R says she is going to sleep at the hotel tonight. CY warns her that her parents will get a call.
R’s mom finds out that R is sleeping at the hotel near the campsite. E has come to check on YD’s dad at the room salon. She catches him with other girls. Outside, YD’s dad explains it is for business. E is peeved about more than one thing, though, right now. She is mad that the news about their marriage is going out tomorrow without him having consulted her. She wants him to delay it two days since she has to deal with some stock business before. Turning around, E sees YS’ mom. Mom is “Madam Park” of this room salon chain.
YS is telling her mom about the sneakers on the phone, while ES fiddles with her own. YS leaves the area. ES sees Tan waiting outside the tent.
The two walk to a different campsite. ES smiles when she sees the campsite and asks when Tan prepared this. Tan: “What are you thinking? It was already here.” ES looks away, embarrassed. He takes off his jacket and puts it on her. He asks why she called. She asks why he came back. Tan: “What do you think? Because I missed you.” He tells her to choose between both sleeping inside or both sleeping outside cold. But there is no returning for her. He is not sending her back tonight. ES smiles. He asks, surprised, what she is smiling. ES replies, “Because this is good. This is fun.” Tan: “Really?” ES: “Yes, don’t send me back. I don’t want to go.” Tan thinks she is acting weird and starts to explain about why he got angry before. ES interrupts him and says she had a lot of reasons she called him before but thinking about it now, she just missed him. A lot. Tan blinks. A lot. ES pats the seat next to him, asking him to sit down. Tan looks at her suspiciously.
Tan sits down next to her, carefully. He asks is she is being shunned by the other kids. ES replies, “‘Why? Do I not seem strange?” Tan: “Yes.” ES laughs. She explains, “I’ve come far from home, it’s night, and you came. So I am escaping into a dream. Just for one more day a midsummer night’s dream.” ES adds, “I really wanted to do something like this,” and puts her head on his shoulders.
Time passes as no one says anything. ES finally says, “This is more uncomfortable than I thought.” She starts to lift her head, but Tan pushes it back down, saying, “It’s because you are really resting your head…you’re supposed to rest your heart.” ES: “Ah.”
ES comments on the stars so Tan says, “Don’t ask me to pick the stars for you. I can’t.” ES replies, “You can’t? CY said to BN..” Tan interrupts her immediately- “Which star?” Pfft. Adorably competitive and jealous.
ES says it feels like the movie “Friday the 13th” here. He sighs. Why does she always go from melo to horror? He asks why she like horror movies. ES likes horror movies because they are tragic, and while watching them, it makes her troubles and misfortunes seems less. Tan asks if he is one of her troubles. ES closes her eyes and just replies that she is going to sleep. (PICTURE 2)
Daybreak. Tan and ES are taking a walk. Tan can’t believe ES actually fell asleep. ES noticed that all the firewood had been used. No wonder it was warm. Tan complains his hand got rough while working on that firewood. Can’t they hold hands? ES says no, but he grabs her hand, saying, “Right. These type of things need to be done without permission.”
They walk together hand in hand. ES brings up the Hollywood sign. He said to her that although it seems close, it is actually far. Tan is like that to her. When she looks, he seems close, but he is really far. “But when I am holding your hand like this, I think I might mistakenly believe that you are close” She adds, “You asked me yesterday- if you are one of my troubles. Nope, you’re a fortune among all my misfortunes. I’m good with just that. I’ve woken up from my dream. So I can live. Sorry.” ES tries to pull away her hand, but Tan grabs it right back again. Tan: “How close do I have to be for you to believe? You never even came so don’t say I’m far. Cha Eun Sang.” (PICTURE 3)
Back at the campsite, BN hears that Tan came. She guesses that is why R was away last night. YS remarks, so that ES can here, that Tan is playing both R and ES.
The students go to a seminar at the hotel. R is already there, and the kids whisper. ES sits down. YD comes in too- both ES and YD are self-conscious. YS asks if R was with Tan last night. R: “Is that what it looks like?” YD snorts at that, but shoots a concerned(?) look at ES.
Tan and HS are eating breakfast at the hotel. All the kids come in. ES tries to sneak past quietly, but HS calls out her name. ES sits at another table.
Most likely to prevent YD from sitting with ES, Tan offers seat to YD at his table. YD sits. R comes and sits at the table too, asking if Tan slept well. BN comes to say high to HS. She asks if he slept in the hotel too. HS replies, yes, with Tan. BN asks, “Then what about her,” pointing her head at R. She and YS tease R about her sleeping alone, instead of with Tan. Tan pipes up, “I spent all night in the hallway because R wouldn’t open the door.” After BN leaves, YD comments that Tan has someone he misses, and someone else he wants to sleep with. Tan: “I’ve made a mistake. Do you want to get up or should I?”
ES gets up from her table to go outside by the pool. YD follows. Tan watches the two from his seat. R to Tan: “Don’t you remember what I said yesterday. Stop watching.”
Outside by the pool, ES is trying to walk past YD who is blocking her. Because he grabs her arm, ES is about to fall, but YD saves her. Then he YD drops ES into pool. Inside, Tan shoots out of his seat and tells everyone, “No one comes out.”
ES, dripping wet in the pool, yells, “Do you have go this far? Is this the truth that you wanted to relay?” YD replies, “No. What I did just now is what Kim Tan will do to you from now on. Pretending to catch you, but ending up letting go. So before that, you let go of him. Let him go and get far away. I’m saying this for your sake.”ES: Thank you for warning. But I know. That’s why I’m saying this but, I’m going to kill you. Really.” YD laughs, “Really? I’m going to die by your hands?” (PICTURE 4)
Tan comes and kicks YD into the pool. YD isn’t even angry, because, he says, “It seems like I won.” He gets out as Tan reaches out his hand to ES. YD: “What are you planning to do? Are you going to make Cha Eun Sang be called a “mistress” like someone?” Tan grabs YD’s collar. “Shut that mouth. Will you be able to handle the consequences?” YD grabs Tan’s collar. “I just asked. Will you be able to handle your engagement?”
HS comes out to stop the fight. CY and BN also come to help. Before CY can help ES out of the water, BN does so ES doesn’t hold CY’s hand. HS sends Tan up. Tan leaves. YD puts towel on ES. “It’s cold. Don’t get a cold.” Wait a minute, you’re the one who dropped her in there!
On way home, HS nags Tan and him and YD fighting. Tan just wants him to drive. HS threatens to leave him here. Tan shuts up. Hahaha. I love these two. (PICTURE 5 - above )
HS is home. Mom is not angry that HS was out all night, but that he didn’t go to the rolling admissions college interview. HS replies, “I never said I was going. Although it’s more of a shock that me staying out all night is not a problem.” Mom yells “Why are you like this?” HS, with his eye tearing, says, “Finally you are asking. You’ve never asked before. Why I don’t want to go to law school, why I collected those sleeping pills, why I took them. Do you want to hear the answer? I am ready to talk.” Mom replies, later, after the college admission test. *Heart breaking* HS’ mom sends HS to his room and calls JS, wanting to see her about something.
(PICTURE 5 - below)
S is answering the phone from Tan’s house. While ES’s mom flips through her notebook to answer to JS where KA is, JS sees ES’s mom notebook and asks to see it. KA tries to block JS from seeing it. JS knows that KA put someone on her. Those people came to JS to threaten and sell the photos to her. KA pleads for them to get the family registry straightened out now (meaning, she wants JS to divorce Daddy Kim) so they don’t have to deal with things like this anymore. JS threatens she will show soon show KA how low her place is.
KA and ES’s mom are negotiating- how much money per page of ES’s mom’s notebooks? Bwahahaha! ES’s mom ups the price to two dollars per page.
The news is out that R’s mom and YD’s dad are getting married. Kids gossip hurtful things. R hears.
YD and R have their sarcastic conversation at the lockers. He remarks that normally when people become siblings like this, they start to like each other. R replies, “I’m starting to think that is the best way to stop this marriage. It’s not too late, is it?” YD responds,”It’s too late. I’ve started to like someone.” R is about to say, “Don’t tell me…,” but kids show up to congratulate YD and R about their families getting together.
ES is listening from her locker. YD sees her. BN comes to her locker next to ES. BN comments that all those kids are making fun of R and YD on the inside, while congratulating them on the outside. ES replies that those people are congratulating because they are friends, but BN says there are no friends in this school. Just a network of acquaintances. R walks away, and ES looks at her a little sadly.
Outside, R is struggling to keep the tears from falling. Tan comes and asks if she is okay and tells her to not to pay attention to those kids. R tells him to stop paying attention- why is he playing the role of fiance now? Tan replies he is playing his part as a friend. R gets mad, calling him the worse- why isn’t he even bothering to pretend to be nice? Tan remarks R tries to pretend she is an adult when she doesn’t even know how to properly get angry. R starts to properly cry, so Tan pats her back.
(PICTURE 6 - above)
Es sees this from afar. YD comes up to her. “If you’re envious, shall I hug you instead?” ES asks if YD is okay? YD asks what about. ES: “The news. It’s about you too.” YD looks moved. ES continues, “I hope you are okay. I realized, you’re also only 18.” YD stares at ES, speechless. Tan catches these two too. (PICTURE 6 - below)
Tan goes into broadcasting club room. He sees ES sitting in the recording studio with headphones on. He blockades the studio door so ES can’t leave. He then talks to her through the mic into her headphone. He says his existence alone is often a misunderstanding to someone- a misunderstanding that can’t be straightened. So he tries his best to straighten out the misunderstandings he can. First, he explains it was just friendship between him and R just now. Second, he is sorry for leaving without pulling her out of the pool. All those kids were there, and he was worried it would put ES in a difficult situation. “But if I knew it would bother me so much like this the whole time, I should have just let that happen.” And most importantly, third, what did she say to YD so his eyes were shaking? “Stop shaking his heart. Do you want to die?”
ES gets annoyed, so she gets up to leave the studio. She opens the door and finds the blockade in front of her. Ha! The door opens the other way! ES teases him about being last in the whole school. Tan gets mad and leaves. (PICTURE 7 - above)
YD and MS are in a little food place they used to go when they were younger. MS had written on the wall “goodbyes” to R and BN (presumably when they got engaged and date CY, respectively). Aww, MS and his little crushes. MS asks YD why they came all the way here for ddukbokki. YD says it is because this is the place where it all started- where he (missed out on the opportunity) lost everything.
Flashback- Tan trying to grab YD to show him something at this food place, but YD has refused, calling him a bastard.
Back to the present. MS: “What did you miss out on?” YD replies, “Mom. Friend.” MS: “You missed your mom’s friend?” ROFL. YD doesn’t have the words to reply to this stupidity.
(PICTURE 7- below)
Won points out to Yoon that Esther Lee’s re-marriage news came out today. He asks Yoon why he broke up with Esther? Yoon is surprised Won knew about this? Yoon replies with his own question- why did Won decide to break up with HJ? Won answer that he didn’t decide to break up with her. He just chose an order- the company first, then HJ. Yoon replies, “That is called a choice. Why do you think we will wait? The order that E and you decided on is a choice.”
JS comes. She asks Won if he knows when Tan’s birthday is. Does he remember what his dad gave Won on his 18th birthday? JS alerts Won that Daddy Kim has started to pull the stocks in JS Holdings under his name when previously he had them under a borrowed name. “It’s most likely Tan’s 18th birthday present.” Most of the shares that Tan has now is in JS Holdings so with this present… JS: “After Tan gets his birthday present this year, his shares will be equal to or perhaps more than yours.”
Won asks why JS is telling him this. JS replies coldly, “Let’s just leave it as a gesture of affection after raising you for ten years.”
Won wants Yoon to gather up a list of the people who Daddy Kim has been using their names for for the stocks, but JS lets him know that Yoon is the one with the most of those stocks. Won is shocked, almost a look of betrayal. JS asks Won, “Is there someone on your side in this company?”
At meeting, Won looks around. He sees no one he can say is on his side. (PICTURE 8)
At home, maid asks ES to change the incense sticks. ES is tries to walk past Tan’s room unnoticed, but he already knows. He pulls her into his room, still wanting to know what she and YD talked about before. Did he confess to her again? ES replies, “And if he did?” She starts to leave when Tan says, “If you turn your back to me, I will hug you. If you talk back, I will kiss you.” He leans his face close to her, as ES is asking, “What do you want me to do?” Tan: “I’m asking you to be more friendly to me.” ES: “Later.” Tan: “When later?”
Uh oh, KA comes into Tan’s room at this point. She asks them, “Have you guys been dating behind my back?” She asks ES if she is crazy- how dare she come into this room?! Tan tells his mom to stop, telling her that ES is already in a difficult position just by the fact that he likes her. KA is shocked. ES tries to explain that is not it, but KA tells her to be quiet. To Tan, “What did you say?” Tan repeats, “I like her. I don’t like you treating her in that way.” KA tells him to lower his voice- what if dad finds out? Tan send ES away. (PICTURE 9 - above)
KA warns Tan that this is not the time to be dating someone like her- his brother is the president right now. Tan replies it is because that is originally Won’s place. He says to KA, “The things you want, stop telling me to bring them. No one can decide for me what to have and who to love. Don’t decide that for me, mom. I’m going to decide.”
Tan adds, “Right now, I am heading towards Eun Sang. Please cheer me on, mom.” KA leaves his room, speechless.
ES goes to her room and is about to tell her mom what happened when KA comes in, angry- how can mom and ES act this way after all this family had done for them? Mom signs it was wrong that ES went to Tan’s room, but it is Tan who keeps asking where ES is. ES just translates that Mom is saying sorry. Tan comes and takes him mom out while apologizing to ES’s mom. KA yells that Tan is not leaving this house, and that ES needs to leave now.
ES apologizes to her mom for making her hear those kinds of things. Mom apologizes for not being able to speak and defend ES. ES says she is sorry for liking Tan. Mom offers to leave the house. ES says, please, can I transfer too? Mom asks ES to just wait a few more days. (PICTURE 9 - below)
Tan is in the wine cellar, calling and texting ES to talk just for a moment. She won’t respond.
Tan finally just goes to ES’s room, but no one is there. He finds ES’s mom in kitchen. He asks where ES is. Mom says ES left to sleep over at a friend’s house.
Tan is out searching for her. He calls her. No one answers. ES sees her missed calls from Tan. ES calls BN to ask to sleep at her house. When BN says no, ES says CY’s name, which of course makes BN say yes. BN is an adorable green-eyed monster of jealousy.
At BN’s house. ES tells BN that her mom is a maid. BN figured something of that level since ES works all those part-time jobs. ES also confesses that her mom can’t talk. BN shows too much shock so she apologizes for getting so surprised. BN asks then who that other woman who paid for the camping trip is. ES is hesitant to answer, but BN also says nope, wait, she doesn’t want to know. If she knows all that, she might have to be friends with ES. BN wants a childhood picture of CY for the room fee tonight.
BN sleeps, ES can’t. Tan can’t either, sitting in the wine cellar.
ES is at school early- too early and the gate isn’t open. ES walks along the street nearby. She sees YD at the convenience store eating ramyun. YD sees her too.
ES walks into the convenience and browses the milk section. YD shows up next to her. YD asks if she didn’t go home. ES wants to ask the same to him. YD switches the onigiri that ES chose with another one- his is better. ES asks why someone rich like him keeps eating at a convenience store. YD replies it is because it doesn’t seem weird eating alone here. ES gives him a sympathetic look while starting to say, “You, alone mostly…” YD interrupts, “Don’t look at me like that. It makes me nervous.” He gives a sheepish little grin.
ES and YD are standing at a crosswalk. Tan gets out of his car across street. YD sees him, but ES doesn’t. YD asks ES if he should help her if she is avoiding Tan right now. ES replies, “I don’t need your help.” YD: “Let’s gamble. You don’t have anything to lose so whoever wins, just applaud.” He pulls her in to him. ES struggles to get out of his hold, but YD holds tight saying he is curious to see what Tan will put on the line. Finally, ES sees Tan.
YD and ES cross the street. Tan too. It looks like they are just going to pass by each other, but Tan grabs ES’s wrist. YD grabs Tan’s. Tan asks ES to look at him. YD tells Tan to let go. ES pulls out of Tan’s hold. Tan throws away YD’s hand.
ES says to Tan, “I can’t do this anymore. I’m sorry.” Tan replies, “I know it’s hard. I’m sorry. I can’t promise that it will be better from now on.” Tan reaches out his hand towards ES. “Still, let’s go. Holding hands.” YD: “Don’t hold his hand.”