Tag: Brilliant Legacy

Lost and found

I must have a thing for punishment. In the last few days, egged on by a harebrained idea that refuses to die, I’ve been pulling out one drama after another (old and also recent ones) and revisiting selected scenes that make me bawl my eyes out. As I tweeted yesterday, I will go blind at… Read More ›

Best and Worst Dramas (Part 7): 2009

I know. I know what you’re thinking. “HELLO! It’s not even December and you want us to vote for the 2009 dramas? Getting carried away with this poll thingy, are you?” Wait, hear me out. I know it’s early, but depending on which spot on the planet you’re planted, December is just 1-2 days away,… Read More ›

Brilliant Legacy: Episode 24

Writing this recap (after a break of two months) feels like coming home. Before I started, I randomly picked a few of the previous recaps and read them in their entirety. As I did, all the old feelings came rushing back. Hwan making me giggle, he an open book of conflicting emotions. Jun-se making me… Read More ›

Brilliant Legacy: Episode 23

In a children’s story beloved for nearly a hundred years, a little railroad engine takes over a task rejected by much larger engines and successfully pulls a long line of freight cars over a hill, puffing as it goes: I think I can, I think I can. The name of the story? The Little Engine… Read More ›

Brilliant Legacy: Episode 22

An old couple, unrelated to any of our characters, appears in this episode for the first time. She’s ill and craving the Jin Sung beef soup. He, who is tending to her and can’t leave her side, calls to place an order. The manager (and increasingly I believe he was sent to the second branch… Read More ›