During the day, it’s often hard to find time just for yourself. Whether it’s spent juggling the phone and emails at work or running around doing errands or even the bustling hours of the commute rush, it’s seems like life is all about go, go, go. Sometimes all you crave is that quiet time of the day, which is usually the night, when you can finally hear your own thoughts. This week’s playlist is all about the ladies expressing their emotions during the most tranquil time of the day.
Go Ha Jin (IU), a girl from the present day, gets transported back to the Goryeo dynasty and must live there as a noblewoman known as Hae Soo. She gets caught up in the political strife of the Wang princes during the beginnings of the Goryeo dynasty and the reign of the King Taejo (Jo Min Ki). Hae Soo comes to rely on the strong, levelheaded Wang Wook (Kang Ha Neul), the 8th prince and her brother-in-law. She also meets the savagely hostile Wang So (Lee Jun Ki), the 4th prince. Based on her knowledge of Goryeo history, Hae Soo knows that a bloody fate awaits the princes who are in line for the throne and realizes that her actions could change their destiny.
Even though we only had one episode Moon Lovers that aired last week, I have to admit that it didn’t bother me as much. While I completely relished the fact that 3 episodes aired in the first week, there was something about the fact that each week ended with an odd numbered episode that kept throwing me off. Like I missed watching an episode by the time Monday rolled around. Anyways, even though we only had one episode last week, it was jammed packed with a lot of drama and romance.
I realize that Moonlight Drawn by the Clouds is making a killing in the ratings but if you haven’t had a chance to check it out, I encourage you to watch Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo. I am enjoying both dramas but I have to admit that I’m loving the complicated characters of Moon Lovers, especially Wang So (Lee Jun Ki).
The “moon” appears to be an inspiration for a lot of sageuk dramas lately. Adding to the long list of dramas I’m watching lately, Monday/Tuesday nights are filled with a lot of swooning over princes of the Joseon and Goryeo Dynasties.