The Merchant Gaekju Episode 17 Recap

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Will Bong Sam have to pay for the missing rice with his life?

The Merchant Gaekju Episode 17 Recap

Bong Sam (Jang Hyuk) pushes So Rye (Park Eun Hye) (his sister though he does not know this) away from him. Sung Joo isn’t pleased with the inconsiderate treatment. So Rye asks if he can forgive. Bong Sam’s murky answer is Sung Joo can be killed at any time for stealing the rice and he will die if the 200 bags of stolen rice isn’t returned. But the rice cannot be returned, it has already been distributed to starving people. Bong Sam strides away angry that he’s in a terrible position. So Rye watches her brother go with tears falling down her face.

Sung Joo decides they must find out how much of the rice can be regathered. So Rye promises she’ll make the rice. How?

Trusted Deuk Gae is given the task…

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The Merchant Gaekju Episode 16 Recap

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What’s old is new. The past comes back this episode.

The Merchant Gaekju Episode 16 Recap

A bound and gagged So Sa (Han Chae Ah) struggles while a drugged Bong Sam (Jang Hyuk) wakes. When he sees So Sa he quickly unties and removes the gag. He calls out for help.

The Head Merchant tells So Sa maid, Wol, that she must die for her mistress’s transgressions. He tosses her a noose and tells her to hang herself. Wol shares that So Sa saved her from a life of prostitution and she agrees she must die for now protecting her mistress. The Head Merchant is impressed with her loyalty. He order her to tie him up. She is surprised. I am surprised too.

No one comes to open the door. Bong Sam shares that he expected to die from drinking the poisoned alcohol. So Sa claims she’s not afraid of death…

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The Merchant Gaekju Episode 15 Recap

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A target is placed on Bong Sam. Too many people want him dead for my comfort.

The Merchant Gaekju Episode 15 Recap

The grain ship gets launched today. Everyone has gathered. So Sa (Han Chae Ah) is introduced as the most beautiful woman in the world and the Head Merchant’s wife. She and Bong Sam (Jang Hyuk) lock eyes for moment, then look away. Mae Wol (aka Gae Dong (Kim Min Jung)) arrives. Bong Sam is surprised to see her and she him. What a different the pale pink lipstick makes, it softens her face considerably.   Mae Wol performs and blessing dance for the voyage. So Gae (Yu Oh Seong) looks at her with pride. So Sa and Bong Sam keep glancing at each other. Mae Wol notices. She remembers Bong Sam’s rejection and his reason that another was in his heart. She sees the surreptitious glances between So…

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The Merchant Gaekju Episode 14 Recap

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Everyone gets a surprise this episode.

The Merchant Gaekju Episode 14 Recap

Bong Sam (Jang Hyuk) meets So Sa (Han Chae Ah). She asks why he came to this location. He tells her not to be confused. She cuts him off. She tells him to forget about their night together. Bong Sam asks So Sa if she can eradicate it from her memory. She tells him to leave and not come back. He stops her exit and tells her he isn’t here because he wants to be. The Head Merchant assistant watches them wondering what their connection is. Bong Sam explains that the Head Merchant purchased the land under his stables. So Sa tell him it is game over, the Head Merchant has won. Bong Sam counters that he must beg for his stable employee family. So Sa tells him her life it what matters here. If the Head Merchant…

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DON’T stop swooning

It’s not like you’ll be able to 😍 Jang Hyuk is as dreamy as ever in this photoshoot for the November issue of Thailandese magazine DON’T 

Here is a link to the free magazine online

Here is a video of the photoshoot. Remember to blink! (Thanks to Zoi)