The masked man doesn’t realize when Lee Gon tugs his police badge lanyard and badge into his hand. The King: Eternal Monarch season 1, episode 3 sees her ring the Taekwondo academy for her father but Lee Gon answers. Holding two suspects up at gunpoint, Lee Gon spies a man dressed in a black rabbit suit behind them and is immediately reminded of his favourite fairy tale – Alice In Wonderland. Lee Rim scoffs that his stupid half-brother, the lucky legitimate son, became king and didn’t realize he had the magic flute or its powers. The masked man with the gun enters and dispatches many of Lee Rim’s men. Ancient times…, Emperor Lee Gon (Lee Min Ho) sits on horseback in front of two columns that face each other. With a nifty spin move, she knocks him down and cuffs him. Lee Rim states the flute only appears every 20 years. Writer Kim Eun Sook created in intriguing first episode. This isn’t’ time travel backward/forwards, but to an alternative world, two versions of Korea. Court Lady Noh retrieves the talisman from the trash muttering they are expensive. She wonders who took her badge. I liked the backstory that built their bond. The traditional garb confused me into believing it was back in time. He muses she might become his queen. Court Lady Noh smiles. Detective Shim herds the other man into the police van driven by Head Detective Park. She’s thrilled his dead. News reports tell of Lee Rim’s murder of his brother. Soldiers surround him and it leads Lee Rim to stab the boy in the throat against a pillar. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. All of those happened in 1994. i think the cloaked figure is Lee Gon, going back from the future, thanks, but got really confused on this part “A group of armed guards, led by Lee Rim, show up and confront his Father. A young Jo Young approaches him during public mourning and offers a cookie. Does this alternate universe have advanced technology in 1994? @Ian Yap @Lime, agreed with both of you, it seems like suddenly the injury is on the right side now. They are stunned to see each other. It’s just me being a stickler for details……AGAIN….I totally love ALL of Lee Min Ho’s movies! There’s not much to say at this point. No doubt he wants the other half of the flute to gain the power he craves. The Lee Ho look alike can’t believe his brother is standing in front of him. Lee Gon sighs and positions himself in front of Jo Young. When he pulls away, she claims she’s interested in learning how to ride. They aren’t impressed. She seems to be talking to her disabled brother-in-law about her feeling. It doesn't help that the character in this drama is very similar to Kim Tan in Heirs, from the way he talks, the way he reacts. She stops the car. Lee Gon remembers what it was like growing up with the prince. Jo Young tells Lee Gon they need to exit. With a pointed look at Court Lady Noh, Lee Gon sighs and confirms he does not. Would Rim-C and Rim-K have the same fingerprints and DNA❓⁉️. Prime Minister Goo arrives early. Lee Rim doesn’t want to leave with only half the flute. The King: Eternal Monarch: Episode 11 by quirkycase. In the hallway a masked man picks up a gun. The boy yells his father was Lee Gon’s father’s good friend. In the morning, word gets out about the murder and Lee Gon is crowned King. She knew he is there but what startled her is that he stands up. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Right now it’s a mumble-jumble. They proceed forward following the sound. A bloody Lee Rim walks the street. Prince Buyeong believes Lee Rim had an escape plan. The palace must state the royal guards shot Lee Rim. Lee Gon mourns publically but a little boy keeps bugging and interrupting his grieving. Right now it’s a mumble-jumble. Jo Young says they captured the men with the guns and are still looking for the white rabbit with the clock. The next in line is Prince Buyeong, aka Professor Lee Jong In. (I hope they come together). This is where episode 1 comes to a close. My limited understanding is that everyone is fingerprinted in S.K. Song Jung Hye learns her husband Lee Ho was killed in a hit and run accident when she identifies his body. I watch and blog dramas on https://kjtamusings.wordpress.com/. The King: Eternal Monarch: Episode 16 (Final) by quirkycase. Detective Jung waits in a traffic jam. Lee Gon is crowned King. So let’s dive right in, shall we? A helicopter is flying around the city. Luna watches from afar as she… The date of issue is Nov 11, 2019. He is wearing a signet ring. I rank this episode as good, 7 on a 10-point scale. Head Detective Park counters no one wants to join the violent crime unit. Lee Gon hears the a flute. Again thank you. Lee Rim declares he is him but he belongs in another world. The morning after the murder in Winter 1994, why are people tapping on laptops??? She claims she’s early because she missed Lee Gon’s horse who turns his head away from her. Jo Young meets him when he’s done. The other two men run away. He has no interest in getting married and instead, busies himself with his duties as King. The masked man confirms Lee Gon is alive. A primary power is the two worlds. I think the cloaked figure is jung tae ul, Wow thank you so much for this fast recap, you know its not easy easy to concentrate while reading those sub, with this, it’s big help for those can’t understand hangul After chasing him through the streets, the rabbit manages to get away but it doesn’t stop Lee Gon from being weighed down by the issues that have haunted him all these years, a lot of which stemming from the traumatic moments involving his Father. I concur with Beez’s quibbles 1) Magic flute was sliced into 2 pieces – how can it still be magic. Detective Gang Shin Jae (Kim Kyung Nam) states the records show Lee Rim was born in 1951 and is currently 70 years old. And someone came to save the crown prince (lee gon). >Should this be Lee Ho? This hour, our heroine finds herself in more danger than she’d bargained for, but luckily, she’s no damsel in distress. After one episode it’s fair to say The King: Eternal Monarch is good. Lee Gon shares that Court Lady Noh hid more talisman in his room, making a total of 51. I totally loved this movie and have watched it several times, especially with Lee Min Ho acting in it. The King: Eternal Monarch season 1, episode 2 sees the story starting to bed in as Lee Gon gets accustomed to the parallel world. I’m wondering the same. The lead man is prettier than his lead lady OMG! EPISODE 1 She goes home. He knows he must lie to hide the truth. My Thoughts. Lee Ho has just locked the case with the magic flute. The kid had moxy. At least I cannot think of a more hyped show than this one considering it is my the writer juggernaut Kim Eun-sook (Mr. Sunshine, Goblin, Descendants of the Sun, Heirs, Secret Garden, etc. Ugh! In the Republic meanwhile, *Lee Rim’s body (the one from that world) is shown to his wife and she confirms his identity. The King: Eternal Monarch Lee Gon order the guards to arrest Lee Rim and strips him of his title. Lee Rim drops a bowl of paint. 2019… Republic of Korea…. Lee Gon pursues her. Racing forward, he’s transported into Korea where Tae-Eul asks him to park his horse by the side of the road. The stakes are raising, as is the body count, thanks to our resident schemer. Detective Jung bashes the car once more. I am a huge fan of his and have been for years! He notes he must change for his next meeting. The video is a good visual recap of episode 1. But the closer she gets to the truth, the harder it is to accept. He smiles and thanks Lee Gon. There are flashbacks to Prince Bueyeong giving Lee Gon Lee Lim’s death certificate. He strides out stating he’ll meet Prime Minister Goo in 2 hours. Lee Rim pulls out half of the magic flute. Killing his alternate self, Lee Rim watches as this reality’s Lee Gon arrives and sees firsthand what’s happened. Detective Jung puts the light on her car and follows. The King: Eternal Monarch: Episode 15 by quirkycase. Lee Gon says a horse can take you to the edge of the world. I hope Writer Kim brings this into focus. They talk about her report and she leans in to whisper in his ear. “I think the “drowned” body with all the bones broken is Prince Rim’s doppleganger from the Republic brought into the Kingdom by Rim to fool police into thinking he’s dead.” -Beez. That was my interpretation anyway. The King: Eternal Monarch is the highly anticipated post-army comeback for Lee Min-ho and expectations are high as this is also the latest from writer Kim Eun-sook. Lee Gon smiles and steps away. The crowd goes wild. The King: Eternal Monarch Episode 8 Recap 2019…Republic of Korea… Detective Jung Tae Eul (Kim Go Eun) stares at her police badge. Lee Rim stabs King Lee Ho in the heart” should be his BROTHER**. Head Detective Gang comments on Detective Jung’s subpar fashion skills. Jo Young watches from the booth. Minor quibbles: 1) they said the flute is why Rim hasn’t aged but the flute was broken so unless having just part of the flute can keep you from aging… ; 2) Rim made the scar on child Lee Gon’s neck on the left but our grown up Lee Gon’s scar is on the right. She tells her helper the talisman will help Lee Gon find love. Tags: dramacool The King: Eternal Monarch, Most Popular, The King: Eternal Monarch kdrama. The royal navy team wins.