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. Prime Minister Goo points out they are being filmed. OOPS….somebody missed that! Lee Gon suggests she stand next to him for the photo op. I still cant u derstand why it seems that luna accompanied lee gon to see tae ul and why luna appeared at the back seat of tae ul’s car. In theory, “The King: Eternal Monarch” has everything going for it, a great cast, a legendary screenwriter, a terrific production company, and an enormous budget. The royal guards surround the men with guns. It stops mid-air. I like their interactions. Tae-Eul confronts him face to face and, realizing he knows her face, hugs her tightly as he whispers that he’s found her. The King-Eternal Monarch- Episode 1 Recap A man narrates that during the Silla Dynasty, in the spring of 682, King Sinmun received a bamboo flute from the Dragon King of the East Sea. He knows he must lie to hide the truth. Lee Gon pursues her. The other two men run away. In the first episode, when the young Prince Imperial Guem received the neck injury, apparently, the prince was stabbed in the neck by the flute on HIS left side. Detective Jung asks what he’s doing. Prime Minister Goo arrives early. He strides out stating he’ll meet Prime Minister Goo in 2 hours. The King: Eternal Monarch Episode 1 9 months ago. Since Rim-K was found at the ocean shore in Corea, it is likely there was new bone breakage from being tossed about in the ocean current onto the shore … the autopsy results have not yet been revealed. But the closer she gets to the truth, the harder it is to accept. He holds both pieces of the magic flute enraged that Lee Gon has messed with his plans. Having both increases confusion. A helicopter is flying around the city. He takes the magic flute. He puts the talisman in the trash. Lee Rim states even in this world, Lee Gon repeats the same mistake. Good first episode. She seems to be talking to her disabled brother-in-law about her feeling. Prince Geum Lee Rim (Lee Jung Jin) (Lee Gon’s uncle) is a patient and ruthless villain. I am a huge fan of his and have been for years! Lee Rim declares he’ll kill Lee Gon himself. Lee Gon sees the masked man shooting his gun. Lee Rim drops a bowl of paint. I think the saviour is future Lee Gon, saving his kid self ala Barry Allen / The Flash. 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 The stakes are raising, as is the body count, thanks to our resident schemer. He learns where the king is. One minute recap of The King: Eternal Monarch episode 1 starring Lee Min Ho and Kim Go Eun. However the wound further into the movie shows it on the RIGHT side of his neck. Court Lady Noh meets Prince Buyeong and reports that it appears to be suicide and all the bones in the body are broken. Lee Rim sneers he’ll game something valuable. I got that from a Kdrama but you know how the subs can be with numbers…. Frustrated one of the pursing men fires his gun in the air. There’s not much to say at this point. Her hood has rabbit ears. Lee Rim this world was difficult to recognize. Again thank you. I watch and blog dramas on https://kjtamusings.wordpress.com/. The much-awaited historical fantasy thriller, The King: Eternal Monarch, premiered on SBS this Friday, April 17, at 10 pm KST. Lee Gon tells him to go away. The utilization of Alice in Wonderland was a good reference. All Rights Reserved. Episode 4 of The King: Eternal Monarch begins in the Kingdom of Corea as Lee Lim experiences the time freezes first-hand. I look forward to learning more. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to kjtamusings.wordpress.com with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. That was my interpretation anyway. The trio of detectives tells Head Detective Park they need a new team member to lighten their work hours. The Lee Ho look alike can’t believe his brother is standing in front of him. Lee Gon tells him to go away. I found it interesting he had his half of the magic flute with him at the paddock. He sees this is the Republic of Korea, not the Kingdom of Corea. That gets his attention. Detective Shim tells her he’ll review security footage and meet her at the station. Jo Young catches up with him. He informs the security team to tell Jo Young he’s off to see if it is a clock or a rabbit. However, this does bring with it its own rewards, as she uncovers a murder scene in the parking lot. This is where episode 1 comes to a close. She remembers a particular smell. Lee Gon and the palace attend Bueyeong’s funeral. It’s just me being a stickler for details……AGAIN….I totally love ALL of Lee Min Ho’s movies! The trio isn’t happy. Detective Gang Shin Jae (Kim Kyung Nam) calls Detective Jung to make sure she’s okay. We’re at the penultimate episode, and the tension is rising. That world takes him to the Republic of Korea in 1994; a world that’s far different from his own and much more like the Korea of today. Lee Gon is startled when he notices Jo Young behind him. It will sort itself out in the coming episodes. I liked the backstory that built their bond. by the time they’re 18. Jo Young states Lee Gon has grown into a fine man and doesn’t need a savior anymore. Prompted by Court Lady Noh, one girl asks if the king as a girlfriend. Back at the palace, Jo Young presents Lee Gon with a bullet proof vest to wear. 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