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Drama Previews: My Amazing Boyfriend

My Amazing Boyfriend

Howdy! I originally planned on taking a leave from writing drama recaps. It has been 6 years since my last drama recap post. And yeah, it’s a considerably long time. But after watching the trailer of My Amazing Boyfriend, I’m having second thoughts. It’s a rom-com with a touch of supernatural, or supernatural with a touch of rom-com, either way, I like it. I’m interested with the plot and I want to know how it’ll end for an immortal and a mortal. There’s a 70% possibility that I’ll be making recaps for this one. Hopefully, it’ll be entertaining as I thought it’ll be. Fingers-crossed.

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Queen Not Getting Off Work (4 Gifts) Episode 5 Recap

I just knew this day would come. 😦

I regret to inform everyone that this will be my last entry for 4Gifts. To say it more tactfully, this just ain’t my cup of tea. Sorry.

Episode 5

All the while, JiaLiang assumed that RuoTian already forgot ShengJie. But then, he’s dead wrong. It hurts him so bad to know that the famous “outstanding” prosecutor is acting rather dumb and is still very much attached to her ex. She even hires somebody to gather info of his whereabouts. Disappointed and upset, he angrily tosses the info she needed and walks out.

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Recaps @ CPop: Wanna join?

Last Monday (Oct. 11), CPop Access officially announced their plans to venture in the wonderful world of drama recaps. Yay, that’s super good news! Who knows? CPop may even reach Dramabean’s status! So I’m thinking, we’ll have Dramabeans for Kdramas (Korean) and CPop for Tdramas (Taiwanese). Now, all we need is another awesome blog which will cater Jdrama (Japanese) recaps. Amazing!

Their first project? Gloomy Salad Days! I’m actually happy and excited. I was planning on making a summarecap (a word I made up which means: not just a SUMMARY but not entirely a RECAP, hence, summarecap) for Gloomy but since CPop’s doing the job, I’ll just drop it off and focus on Flames and Q10. There will be a lot of interesting dramas next year, so this may be the nicest news ever in the Tdrama world.

They’re recruiting for interested writers. So, if you wanna have a first-hand experience in recaps or just looking for a different kind of pastime, why not join their team? As for me, well, I really wanted to but then, I believe I can’t. My hands are already full as it is. Maybe next time though. Nevertheless, I’ll be looking forward to their recaps.

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If you’re:
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  • has undying passion for Taiwanese dramas, and
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…then let us know here: cpopaccess (at) gmail (dot) com. We’re excited to hear from you!

Queen Not Getting Off Work (4 Gifts) Episode 4

Just a thought: Again, still not as humorous as Episode 2. Sorry, I’m really stuck with that episode! Is it only me? Anyways, the next episode sure looks action-packed! Me, looking forward now. Yay!

How come I find RuoWei’s cycling a little awkward? :p

Episode 4

Where did we left off? Oh yeah…. right about here….

JiaLiang: You dare say you have no feelings for me? Fine. Then this morning, who was the one who hugged me so tightly in the backseat?
RuoTian: This morning, who was this crazy person who drove his motorcycle in the same speed as chasing a criminal?
JiaLiang: Then, this morning, who was the one who boldly went into my arms?
RuoTian: Quiet down a bit! What are you foolishly saying?

Attorney General passes by and this puts a stop to the comic bickering. Just to avoid other complications, RuoTian immediately puts the head-gear on and speedily rides on JiaLiang’s motorbike. And on with the first date.

JiaLiang brings RuoTian to his favorite bar. And there, they show off their “skills”.

Coincidentally, there’s this lonely girl and a guy who seems interested in her.  And to prove who’s better in logical assumptions, RuoTian and JiaLiang made a bet. JiaLiang believes that Mr. Interested Guy could win Ms. Lonely Girl’s heart. Of course, RuoTian takes the opposite end. If RuoTian wins, JiaLiang promises to wear her scarf while strolling down the night market, but if not, then she must agree to let him official date her.

RuoTian seems reluctant about the deal but just to preserve her pride, she goes along. So, what ya think happened? Our great police officer wins!

RuoTian: Police Officer Tong, thank you for sending me home.
JiaLiang: Hey, I’m off duty. Don’t call me Police Officer Tong. Just call me JiaLiang.
RuoTian: Tong JiaLiang, thank you for sending me home.
JiaLiang: Hey!
RuoTian: What? Did I call your name wrong?
JiaLiang: No, don’t call my full name out. Just JiaLiang and be a bit gentler.
RuoTian: You’re so fussy!
JiaLiang: Just see it is as a practice. What will it do to you? Don’t be so strict after office  hours!

And with JiaLiang’s persistent character and, not to mention, a little manipulation, he succeeds in getting a goodnight kiss.

RuoWei surprises everyone when she announced her participation in the bicycle competition. No matter how they dissuade her in joining, RuoWei remains resolved.

RuoYi: I think that girls who want to join this competition is crazy. I didn’t expect RuoWei would be one.

And the strenuous workouts begun. So it seems that when RuoWei is set for a competition, all her family and friends needs to take part in the whole training process. No one’s exempted! Okay, so Dad is. It’s understandable coz he’s old and has Alzheimer’s.

RuoTian is so tired after spending her weekend with morning jogs and all-day long physical workouts. To satisfy her sister’s relentless pursuit, she asks JiaLiang for some help.

And JiaLiang is more than eager to agree.

RuoWei, however, can’t help but notice JiaLiang’s well-toned muscles, which in result stirs RuoTian’s hidden emotions.

RuoWei: I said it pretty well.
RuoTian: What?
RuoWei: Top product. *Looks at JiaLiang*
RuoTian: What top product?

It’s kinda cute how RuoTian tries not to make a big deal out of JiaLiang’s brawny physique when in fact, she’s very much affected. Haha!

RuoYi visits XiaoBin and RenShao is clearly thankful for the kindness.

He’s kinda chatty and tells her about his family. His Dad is a rich business man and his Mom is a mistress. They were having such a good time way back but it all changed when XiaoBin was born. Their parents think of XiaoBin as a burden, so his Mom just left him in the hospital.

All throughout the day, RuoWei  acts cute and charming, which annoys RuoTian more and more. But then, she can only glares at her sister’s “ruse” behind a cup of coffee. JiaLiang, of course, is unaware of the tension.

When JiaLiang knew that RuoWei’s doing this for RenShao, he gets pissed.

JiaLiang: You women are really weird. Why is it that when women see RenShao Ting they become muddle-headed?
RuoTian: RenShao Ting is tall, handsome and talented. He doesn’t have any bad points. For RuoWei to like him, isn’t a surprise at all. I think it’s you men, who are weird.Why is that when men see RuoWei they become muddle-headed?
JiaLiang:Of course. RuoWei is pretty, knows how to act cute, and the way she talks is charming. Which man wouldn’t like her?
RuoTian: Right, right Officer Tong. We women should talk charmingly. You men really only use your bottom-half to think.
JiaLiang:I think you’re the one who’s weird.

JiaLiang then concludes that she’s just being jealous. He assures her not to worry coz she can act cute in front of him. He knows she’s tired after the long tiring day and offers his shoulder. Awww….

Since tomorrow’s THE day, RuoWei is quite busy conditioning her bike.

RuoYu: Sister, when I write a story, I’ll definitely want you to be the main character.
RuoWei: Ok, you must picture me out as a woman who is full of charm, never had any enemies and knows everything about fashion.
RuoYu:That’s not it. I already thought it through. I want to write you as a monster whose eyes can shoot laser beams in different rainbow colours and whose chest can fire out flying bullets.
RuoWei: ShaSha, you’re not writing a romantic novel?
RuoYu:What? I’m writing a science fiction!

Haha! I really thought it’s rather funny. It reminds me of my own little sister. We always have that kind of conversations.

Since RuoWei is a famous celebrity, RenShao’s assistant is quite worried for her safety (coz an accident during the competition may create a buzz and damage the company image). RenShao mulls over the remark and tries to contact RuoWei (maybe to retract the deal?). She’s not in her office and she’s not answering her phone, so RenShao decided to go the Zhang’s.

There, he meets Dad. And as they went inside the house, they smelled the leaking gas. To their alarm, RuoWei lies unconscious. RenShao performs CPR and they rushes her to the hospital.

Everybody’s worried for RuoWei. Medical findings state that she suffered from extreme exhaustion, causing her to pass out and thereby inhaling the poisonous gas. Thankfully, she’s fine now. RenShao feels so guilty that he admits defeat and agrees with the interview. But then, RuoWei can’t find victory in this circumstance and stubbornly insists on joining the competition.

The doctor advises that RuoWei take some more days to rest, but with the help of her friends, she manages to escape.

RuoWei is undoubtedly physically unfit, but still, she’s determined to finish what she started. RenShao is moved by her strength of character, so even though she finishes last, he grants her the interview.

The interview was such a success! The sales are high and everybody’s happy. Well, not everyone. RenShao angrily barges in RuoWei’s office and accuses her of being a fake and a liar. However, RuoWei is oblivious to what has happened and finds RenShao’s accusations uncalled for.

She reads the article (the one she supposedly wrote based on the interview) and instantly knew that the facts we’re altered to satisfy the reader’s preference. Now, she get’s riled up and confronts the Editor-in-Chief.

RuoWei’s temper really blows out of proportion. She’s so furious that she even resigns.

Queen Not Getting Off Work (4 Gifts) Episode 3

Like I’ve said, it’ll be more of highlight compilations for 4 Gifts and NOT recaps. Gomen to those who are disappointed, but I believe this is a step I  must take . Haha! Melodramatic approach eh?

Just a thought: Humour for this episode is way subtle compared to Episode 2. And that is bad, coz I’m watching this drama, only, for its funny scenes. Hope they’ll have more of that next time.

Episode 3

RuoYi learns about XiaoBin’s mental condition, and thus, she kindly offers him the accessory. And in return, Big Bro RenShao acts all so gentlemanly and nice (gives her a chocolate bar and tends to her wound when she hurts her toe) that she falls deeper and deeper in love with him.

RuoTian desperately looks for JinLong. So desperate that she even threatens to sue almost everybody. For an “outstanding” prosecutor, she sure lacks common sense! JiaLiang couldn’t take the ridiculous act and reproves her outright. And as they were having their blissful moment of togetherness, ShengJie happens to pass by and destroys the ambiance. He ignores the two and walks off like he doesn’t know them at all. Obviously, RuoTian is upset.

RuoYi: RuoWei always said that Mom gave her a mirror to tell her that beauty is a woman’s secret weapon. Love is only one of the many products of beauty. Is it really like that? But RuoTian can’t understand this principle. RuoTian is so knowledgeable about work, yet she is so ignorant when it comes to love. Does love really make one beautiful or weaker?

Dad had a serious talk with soon-to-be son-in-law, YuXiang.

Dad: My whole life’s treasure is right here. I am very thankful for my 4 daughters. They all inherited a feature from their mother. RuoTian is hardworking and naive like their mom. RuoWei inherited their mom’s physical look. RuoYi is warm and caring. As for RuoYu, I always felt that she’s special…because she’s unique. And handing her to you, I can let go without worry. RuoYu’s older sisters have at least some memories about their mom. But when RuoYu was born, their mom passed away and she had no memories of her at all. She would often ask her sisters about their mom, and she would try to put the pieces together to see the blurry and unclear memory. Only then would  she  feel something called a mother’s love. This breaks my heart.

RuoYu and RuoYi overhears Dad’s confession.

RuoYu: He remembers me. Not only does he remembers me, but he also cares for me. Mom is the same I can feel it.

Despite her sisters objections, RuoYi finally decided to move in and take care of Dad. Unexpectedly, RuoWei also returns home and RuoTian stays in for the night. Seeing all his 4 daughters, Dad is overly happy.

Due to lack of sleep, RuoWei is apparently unfocused at the staff meeting. There, the Editor-in-chief announces that though their performance for the last issue is not bad, they still must come up with fresh interviews. In the end, the Chief challenges RuoWei to get an inclusive interview from the elusive RenShao. And the Queen couldn’t back down, neh?

RenShao hires RuoYi and YuXiang for a certain promotional event (a bicycle competition) called “Fighting for Tie Zhan Mountain”. The said competition is grouped into two routes, the Easy and Difficult. Before RuoYi left, RenShao asks about her wound and that’s enough to bring RuoYi in high spirits.

RuoWei makes her move and invites RenShao for dinner. Once again, she displays her arrogance, of which RenShao couldn’t help but comment. However, she’s not a tad bothered and clarifies that it’s not arrogance but rather confidence. Without beating around the bush, she invites him for an interview. But then, he just laughs it off and rejects her request straightway. Finally, a challenge big enough for the Queen!

RuoTian tries to patch things up with ShengJie. And thankfully, the parasite refuses. Girl, he’s so not worth it! You can’t live with a guy who’s too insecure with you!

RuoTian is overtaken with pain and disappointment. And to emphasize her grief, she walks under the pouring rain, all drenched and acting heartbroken. JiaLiang sees her and convinces her to go home. But then, she’s being stubborn. And so, JiaLiang spits that she’s just being plain stupid. She’s not even in a drama, so she better act more mature.

And behold, the six-pack. Haha! JiaLiang sends RuoTian home. She invites him in and then freaks out when he suddenly takes his clothes off.

RuoTian: Why are you just taking it off?
JiaLiang: Why else? Do I have to apply for permission?
RuoTian: This is my house!
JiaLiang: You really do have a manipulative attitude. Prosecutor Zhang, my clothes are all wet. I really want to take my clothes off. Can I? Please accept my request.

And she agrees. JiaLing, however, catches her checking out his muscles and he haughtily smiles.

JiaLiang: Not bad right?
RuoTian: Stupid!

The rain continues to pour so heavily, and so JiaLiang proposes to sleep over. She’s a little hesitant. And just to erase all her apprehensions, he volunteers to be handcuffed. To his horror, she really did cuffed him! Haha! Me thinks she’s enjoying this. He starts to protest but RuoTian remains adamant.

JiaLiang: This crazy woman! All my life, I’ve only handcuffed people. Never before have I been handcuffed myself.

That night, RuoTian and JiaLiang had the opportunity to talk about his life. Irene was ShuEr’s sister and RenShao was a transfer student back in their high school days. RenShao, JinLong and JiaLiang were sworn brothers way back. One day, RenShao, JinLong and Irene went for a swim. Unfortunately, Irene had an accident and died. Since then, he hated RenShao. RuoTian apologizes for being too nosy, but JiaLiang assures he’s just fine.

And this is a picture of a very confused woman on top of a very pleased man. Haha! The next morning, RuoTian is startled with the alarm, so she fell directly on top of JiaLiang. She accuses him of taking advantage of her, but we all know that isn’t the case, so she let’s it go. Something must have happened that night coz there was a sudden change of breeze. JiaLiang looks at RuoTian in a different light, and asks her to be his girlfriend. Of course, RuoTian is taken aback and takes it as an insult. But JiaLiang is rather sincere and serious about it. This is the beginning of something…

JiaLiang gives RuoTian a lift on his motor bike. On their way…

RuoTian: I’m warning you don’t tell anyone about the thing last night.
JiaLiang: What thing? Getting drenched, heartbroken, spending the night together or dating?
RuoTian: Definitely not all those.
JiaLiang: Then are we dating? *then a light whack puts him in place.

When they arrived, everybody (including Chief Prosecutor) finds the scene a little odd and snoops around. Before JiaLiang leaves, he tells RuoTian that he’ll come after work. Poor little RuoTian ends up explaining the unexplainable event to her boss.

After knowing about the bicycle competition from RuoYi, RuoWei visits RenShao for another attempt to secure the freakin’ interview. RenShao is perplexed to see her more confident after being rejected. And since she won’t take no for an answer, he makes a deal. If she makes it on the top 3 of the difficult route, then he’ll agree to have that interview. She grabs the chance!

At the Police Station, JiaLiang is clearly on a chirpy mood. FunnyFriend notices something strange and concludes that JiaLiang slept elsewhere (to a woman’s place maybe?!) He lays down the signs: 1. His hair is not messy enough. 2. He wears the same clothes in a row. 3. He smells sweet bodywash. Haha! JiaLiang could only laugh at that!

RuoTian wonders if JiaLiang will really come after work. She mulls over his words and by her smile, we know she’s slowly falling for his charms. And yes, he’s there. She’s actually ecstatic to see him waiting. But romantic cliché rules state that she must act hard-to-get and she did. She tries to pass by him, acting nonchalance and all, but he calls her attention. He even drops the formalities and calls her “RuoTian” . She’s rather shocked for his bold moves and insists that he calls her “Prosecutor”. But JiaLiang upholds the Alpha male status and remains resolved. Since she’s out of work, she’s no longer the brave “Prosecutor Zhang” but RuoTian, the girl he’s courting. RuoTian is blown in disbelief. When did she agreed to that? Besides, she doesn’t have any feelings for him. Yeah, tell that to the marines!

JiaLiang leans closer and asks: “Don’t you really have any feelings for me at all?

Girl in Boy’s Dorm UNofficial Update

I repeat this is an UNofficial update…

After months of literally stalking this Taiwanese idol drama, at long last, somebody has reported that Girl in Boy’s Dorm will be airing this October. But then again, I still have my doubts… since no actual airing date has been formally announced. Argg, it has been delayed for too long already 😦

According to some sources, the cast and crews already finished filming last July. And was rumoured to air last August (obviously it didn’t)…then last September (again it didn’t!) … and then this month. I really hope that this time around, the rumours are true. But if not, I wouldn’t be too surprised either.

Synopsis (From Dramawiki).

The drama is a romantic comedy about the son of the CEO of a department store (acted by Michael Zhang) who falls in love with a poor girl (Genie Cho). In order to earn more money, the girl binds up her chest and goes to live in a boy’s dormitory where many amusing things happen.

Whether the rumours are true or not, one thing’s for sure: I’ll be making a drama recap for this one! 😀

Queen Not Getting Off Work (4 Gifts) Episode 2 Recap

This is such a promising episode. Loving the interaction. Loving thehumour. Loving the drama. Loving it more than Episode 1. 🙂

Episode 2 Recap

ShuEr continues to pester RenShao with her questions, and so the latter had no choice but be frank. Choosing her as the model has nothing to do with Irene, it’s just that among other models, she had the smallest breast. Eh?! He further explains that her “unique” quality provides a feeling of mystery. Double Eh??!! Needless to say, his straight-to-the-face insult annoyed ShuEr, who in return, acts like a brat. But then, RenShao ignores her childish ploys.

At the Zhang’s- RuoTian, RuoWei and RuoYi demands some explanations on ShaSha’s sudden decision of moving out. Girls, the reason is quite obvious! You forgot to tell her about Dad’s AWOL incident. If that’s not an obvious disregard, then what is it? But then this issue proves to be the least of their concerns as ShaSha declares she already quit school. The elder sisters nearly went insane and ask her why, but little sister would rather tell the reason to Mom than them.

Since today is Mom’s Death Anniversary, the sisters went to Gudy’s (Josh’s flowershop) to get the camellias. The other sisters must have noticed something special between RuoYi and Josh, and so they teased RuoYi all throughout the trip. Despite RuoYi’s denials, the sisters won’t stop. RuoWei even contends that it’s impossible for that guy to be just a friend coz he didn’t look at her (the Beauty Queen) with the usual admiring gaze.

RenShao goes to a hospital (more like a Mental Ward) and there, he sees a man throwing a tantrum. It turns out that the man is his little brother, XiaoBin. As RenShao talked with the hospital director, we learned that their mom heartlessly left the 5-year old XiaoBin there and never came back.

The Zhang family and YuXiang (RuoYi’s friend from Episode 1), visits Mom’s grave. Though suffering from Alzheimer’s, somehow, Dad can’t forget the pain of her death. The sisters then shares some of their life updates to Mom. RuoTian boasts about the crime cases she solved and happily reports that she may even become the Chief Prosecutor this year. RuoWei proudly declares herself as the reigning Fashion/ Beauty Queen and with her accomplishments, she’ll surely become the next Editor-in-Chief. RuoYi is far more humble than the two and relays that she’s still the same. And lastly, ShaSha… well, once again shocked everyone when she announces her marriage to YuXiang.

RuoYi’s narration: Blessed God, thank you for giving us a strong heart. Since morning, we’ve been through a lot. From Shasha’s mistaken suicidal attempt, to moving out of the house, and now getting married! This little devil really wants us to breakdown with her devastating bombs!

As usual, RuoTian is fuming mad at ShaSha’s extremely absurd exploits. YuXiang confesses  that they  fell in love with each other a long time ago, but couldn’t find the courage to tell RuoYi about it.  And with that said, RuoTian blames RuoYi for being too busy with Josh and not noticing the two youngsters dating. Just to relieve some stress, RuoYi blows bubbles in her drinks.

Back to the hospital, someone is also blowing bubbles- RenShao. He tries to have a serious conversation with XiaoBin (about unchanging brotherly love and stuffs), but then Little Bro isn’t a tad interested. Instead, he mutters: “Mom, I miss you. Mom, I’m waiting for you”. Listening to his brother’s pitiful words, RenShao suddenly feels exhausted. RenShao: “Mother won’t be coming. But brother is here. Brother won’t leave you again”.

RuoYi is at Gudy’s, answering the phone and entertaining the client (Mr. Zheng). Josh then tells her that Mr. Zheng is a long-time customer and has always sent flowers to a girl on her birthday. RuoTian admires the client’s dedication and is quite jealous with the girl coz in  truth, she hasn’t even receive any flowers before. And her revelation clearly shocked Josh.

RuoYi conveys that unlike RuoWei (who is pretty, generous and talented), nobody notices her. RuoWei has always been the more popular among the sisters. Everybody who sees her, likes her in an instant. Josh, however, insists that RuoYi has great traits too- she can mop floors, answers phone, and cuts cakes. Haha! Kidding aside, Josh points out that she’s the best when it comes to filial devotion. And the only reason that she’s not in a relationship is because she takes care of her family problems first.

Josh cheers her up and promises to take care of her. He even volunteered to be her boyfriend when she turns 40 and still, nobody wants her. And in return, she must help him with the girls. They ended the deal with a pinky swear.

RuoYi’s narration: Josh is my best friend. I always feel safe when I’m beside him. Too bad, we don’t have chemistry.

RuoWei is busy thinking of some ways boost up sales with the Editor-in-Chief. In the end, they settled on writing about the “Occupational Iron Mulan” and the Chief already had the perfect candidate in mind- Zhang RuoTian. RuoWei is not a bit thrilled but still has to concede. And since RuoTian lives at KaohSiung, RuoWei forces RuoYi to come along.

KaohSiung Cat Motel.

JiaLiang and his troops are out for another night of crime busting. Before they continue, he asks FunnyFriend ManTuo (At last! I knew his name. But I still prefer FunnyFriend though) if they won’t be dealing with annoying prosecutors this time around. FunnyFriend confirms and replies that surely they are  not that UNlucky. But it seems they are, coz RuoTian suddenly joins them. JiaLiang tries to out talk her but she silenced him with a simple: “If you’ll continue talking like that, I’ll sue you for gender discrimination”.

Due to some unfortunate mixed-up, the troops raided the wrong room. And to JiaLiang’s surprise, he sees ShuEr lying on top of the bed. But it is RuoTian who receives the most destructive blow when she stared faced to faced with ShengJie. That good-for-nothing two timer!

Terribly stressed out, RuoTian goes off in a huff and comes across with the criminal Yang JinLong. Good thing, JiaLiang catches up to her. But then, the criminal holds her hostage (yet again!). Dude, doing that to a girl who just got the shock of a lifetime is not really a brilliant idea. Her reflexes takes over and the criminal falls on his knees in pain. Told you so!

RuoTian: Yang JinLong , you bastard! You already have a wife and you’re still doing this?! You men can only think of the lower half of your body. You’re worse than pigs and dogs, you perverts. You’re mom is better off giving birth to a washboard!

The poor criminal is clearly dumbfounded. While JiaLiang and FunnyFriend could only stare at each other in complete puzzlement. Haha!

When things calmed down, RuoTian and JiaLiang confronts the adulterous couple.  ShuEr arrogantly answers back, defending that there’s  nothing wrong with booking a room with someone. Yeah, right! All the while, ShengJie prefers to keep his silence and walks away. ShuEr also tries to escape but JiaLiang won’t let her leave.

At the Police Station, JiaLiang grants ShuEr that one permissible call. And of course, she phones RenShao and complains about an abusive officer who illegally detains her there. At first, RenShao doesn’t even bother to care, but when he learned  that she’s referring to JiaLiang, he was taken aback and his memory flashes to the time he first met  JiaLiang.

At home, RuoTian is quite confused to find ShengJie  fully packed and ready to leave. She tries to stop him, but ShengJie won’t be barred. And just to make it up to her, he says sorry for what he just did.  Still, RuoTian refuses to let him go. She forces ShengJie to fabricate any excuses (like going to a bathroom that badly or being kidnapped) to justify his actions. ShengJie remains unmoved and chooses to stop living like a leech. Yeah, I’d prefer that too!

RuoYi’s car suddenly broke down in the middle of nowhere. They should have moved on with the trip a long time ago though, but then RuoWei is too proud to hitch-hike with unfashionable trucks. Thankfully, a good-looking car approaches and much to their amazement, the driver is RenShao! RenShao offers a lift and off to KaohSiung they go.

During the ride, RuoWei acts all too friendly and nice, which somehow scared RenShao. RuoWei assures that he’s being paranoid. RenShao notices RuoYi silently listening at the backseat and tries to have a conversation. RuoWei joins in and proudly tells him that RuoYi is a superb events manager and if he knows better, he’ll hire RuoYi for his future projects. RenShao readily agrees.

FunnyFriend is curious on why JiaLiang detains ShuEr, when obviously she’s not part of the JinLong’s Case. JiaLiang merely answers that he has his reasons. FunnyFriend couldn’t accept the vague explanation and wonders if he’s doing  this to help the Prosecutor get her revenge. If so, then he should at least  be subtle. JiaLiang rejects the idea and reminds FunnyFriend to hurry up coz his wife is already waiting.

JiaLing sees ShuEr, indecently slouching with  legs stretched out on the tabletop, in the Interrogation Room and so, he immediately shoves her legs off. She threatens to sue him for  abuse of authority. But he doesn’t give a damn and straightforwardly asks why she was at the drug dealer’s party (in Episode 1). Caught off guard, ShuEr jolts in a panic.

RuoWei thanks RenShao for the ride and shrewdly squeezes some info about his  love life. Unsuspectingly, RenShao laughs and  admits that there is indeed a girl  that he can’t seem to let go, even though she’s giving him a lot of headaches.

Noticing RuoWei’s ruse, RuoYi asks if she’s disappointed to know that RenShao has a girlfriend.  RuoWei is appalled. Why would she feel disappointed? If she wanted too, then she’ll be his girlfriend in no time. She’s just interested to know what his girlfriend is like. Considering his status, he’ll go with the extremes- if she ain’t the absolute best, then she’s absolutely common.

JiaLiang spots RuoTian angrily walking towards the Police Station, wearing a scary I’m-about-to-kill-someone look. He drags her in a “more” secluded place to calm her down and put some sense into her. Well, that’s if you consider a bridge a secluded place. JiaLiang warns not to use her position in dealing with personal issues, but RuoTian retorts that she’s just there to interrogate ShuEr like any other suspects.

JiaLiang snaps and frankly tells her to stop acting like a desperate wife who clings to a husband who already ran away. His words pierced through the wound, and she slaps him with all her might.

RuoTian: You’re right! I am an abandoned wife! So you’ve guessed it right. Should I confer an Order of Merit to you?

JiaLiang: I didn’t mean that.

RuoTian: What else do you mean then? Are you afraid that I’ll be like a crazy woman, raising hell and brimstone inside the police station? Do you think I care? After last night, you guys must have laughed behind my back for  a few hundreds of times. If an eight-year relationship can collapse in a single blow, then how could I speak of self-respect? Could you just please mind your own business!

RuoWei is beyond infuriated when the guards refuse to let them stay at the Prosecutor’s Office. She complains and rants about violating her human rights. And so, RuoYi patiently explains that it’s a given coz RuoTian is doing a fieldwork and a Public Prosecutor’s Office isn’t a waiting place.  But RuoWei still feels harassed coz it’s the first time somebody dared to  turn her down. RuoWei: “Since the beginning of time, this face has always granted me a right of passage!” Haha!

As the two sisters pass over the “Love River”, some fans excitedly takes some picture with RuoWei. RuoYi smiles at the sidelines and thinks to herself.

RuoYi’s narration: It is said that worms have an amazing healing ability. Then RuoWei must have been a worm in her past life. I’m not insulting her. Rather, I admire her. She easily accepts the admiration of people like she rightfully deserves it. It’s as if the hurt she suffered from the Prosecutor’s Office just a moment ago never happened. But perhaps to RuoWei, the warmth of her admirers is the best medicine and tonic.

The storm has passed and RuoTian regains her cool. Before she leaves, she warns JiaLiang not to tattle about her little fit of temper or she won’t let him off. JiaLiang just smiles and asks what she’s talking about. With JiaLiang’s silence secured, RuoTian leaves much more relieved.

JiaLiang: She must be feeling terrible. I knew I shouldn’t have been too straightforward with her.

The time for the much-needed reunion has come. We are given hints of previous misunderstandings  between JiaLiang and RenShao as the former demands a long overdue explanation about something. And then flashback: Irene confesses her love to RenShao, but then he is clearly struggling to cast her feelings off. She accuses him of being a coward and guesses that it’s because of JiaLiang. Back to now: RenShao coldly answers that he doesn’t owe him anything. ShuEr wickedly smiles, sensing the tension and walks off. RenShao follows her trail. JiaLiang guarantees that he’ll definetely finds the truth.

After hours of looking for Big Sis, RuoWei and RuoYi decided to wait outside the Prosecutor’s Office. When an officemate passes by, they introduced their selves as RuoTian’s sisters and asked him where she might be. Officemate is actually glad that they came to accompany RuoTian in this tragic time. The sisters are oblivious to what happened and Officemate willingly retells the incident at the Motel.

RuoYi worries that Big Sister may be secretly crying somewhere and worst, may have lost her senses already. RuoWei optimistically assures that this crisis may just be an opportunity for them to let RuoTian know that there are other men out there. And besides, with RuoTian’s attitude, she’s more likely to vent her anger to somebody than cry alone. Just then, RuoYi  overhears their conversation and next, is a very awkward family meeting.

ShengJie actually had the guts to do his “crime” again! He and ShuEr tries to continue the  “act” . And before they could, JiaLiang burst in the scene and threatens to sue ShengJie  for corrupting a minor.  ShuEr stubbornly counters that she is almost 20 and could already be considered an adult. JiaLiang only eyes her with disgust and tells her to dress properly. Annoyed to be caught in the same mess again, ShuEr walks away.

With ShuEr gone, ShengJie dares JiaLiang to cuff him then. JiaLiang is much angrier now and asks if he ever thought how sad RuoTian would be if she finds out about this. ShengJie is perplexed. Why is she sad? Because he left? That just means she could be with someone better. JiaLiang wouldn’t want to interfere with somebody else’s lives and tells ShengJie to face his problems upfront. ShengJie angrily snaps and retorts that if JiaLiang really cares about RuoTian, then he could have her then. JiaLiang nearly gives him a beating, but restrains himself.

RuoTian is acting weird and lost, but RuoWei still proceeds with the interview as usual. RuoTian is quite offended that her sister doesn’t even care to ease her pains. And then, dead silence. RuoYi could only look worriedly at her sisters.

RuoYi’s narration: RuoTian, has always given so much effort in everything, but when it comes to love, she’s still inept.

RenShao gives ShuEr some scolding and forbids her from seeing ShengJie again. He knows too well that when the feeling is gone, she’ll be the one to suffer the most. ShuEr stubbornly contends, saying that she wants to embrace this feeling- just like him and JiaLiang. RenShao tries to change the topic as it makes him a little uncomfortable. However, ShuEr still has the last say and tells him that being hurt is so addictive and that forbidden love cures every woman’s pain.

The next day, RuoYi calls YuXiang. He is then startled when ShaSha showers him with light morning kisses. Hearing the clatter, RuoYi gets worried and assumes that something happened to Dad. RuoYi’s anxious reaction wakes RuoTian and RuoWei up. And so they knew that YuXiang slept at their house and of course, not happy about it. But then ShaSha is too stubborn to have her own ways and cuts the call.

RuoTian has been informed about a robbery case, and she speedily prepares to leave. RuoWei sneakily follows Big Sis, still dragging poor RuoYi along. In the end, it was just a false alarm. RuoTian notices the other police officers’ knowing smiles and presupposes that JiaLiang told them about yesterday. JiaLiang reasons that since she came like a madman yesterday, everybody couldn’t possibly missed her little performance. But RuoTian won’t accept his explanations at all.

Direct your attention to the yellow balloon. RuoTian gets irritated with the balloon and pulls it away, so it flew. And out-of-nowhere, a little child cries.

JiaLiang: Little kid, don’t cry. That inhumane auntie isn’t yelling at you. Don’t be scared. Don’t cry.

RuoTian: Little brother, has mommy ever told you not to listen to strangers? You’re crying?  If you continue crying, then this uncle will arrest you and lock you up at the police station!

Little child cries even more. And JiaLiang struggles to hush him. FunnyFriend offers some help and buys the little child some balloons. Proud that he saved the day, and demostrated an awesome fatherly gesture on top of that, FunnyFriend then begins to flaunt his own baby’s ultrasound pictures. Before they get trapped with the gibberish talks, RuoTian and JiaLiang immediately escapes.

JiaLiang: If I see that picture again, my eyes will get sick.

RuoTian: If I see that picture, I’ll just use Law 235 (Distributing and Selling Inappropriate Objects). Haha!

And they both laugh. The scene turns serious as RuoTian asks JiaLiang about his relationship with ShuEr. Before he could answer, RuoYi’s phone rings, and thereby, getting RuoTian and JiaLiang’s attention. Since they’re caught, RuoWei just go with the flow and asks JiaLiang for an interview. And he agrees!

Because of Dad’s health issues, RuoYi and RuoWei are forced to go back to Taipei ASAP. RuoWei remarks that since they’re going back, RuoTian must learn to take care of her love problems alone. RuoYi tries to stop RuoWei from talking about “it”, but RuoTian is curious on what she’s going to say and dares the “know-it-all who was never rejected by men” to name an ideal man then. RuoWei answers in a rush: Tong JiaLiang. He’s got the brains and the brawns, and in men, he’s definitely a top prize. RuoTian just laughs. That weirdo?

RuoWei is rather serious and advises that sometimes, RuoTian must also listen to her little sister’s professional advice. RuoYi is intrigued. Isn’t her profession about fashion? RuoWei clarifies that fashion is her career, but love is her profession.

At the office, RuoTian thinks and smiles to herself. “That weirdo is a top product? In what way is he special? Did RuoWei like his hairstyle or his muscle? How laughable”.

FunnyFriend: Boss, why does the Prosecutor continuously look at you and then stupidly smiles? She likes you!

JiaLiang: Please! Don’t give me nightmares!

JiaLiang can’t stand the awkward scenario anymore and asks if the report is okay. RuoTian resumes the cold and strict facade and tells them that she still needs to interrogate JinLong.

Just then, FunnyFriend receives a call that JinLong got away. And so they rush to the hospital. There, the Police Officers confirm JinLong’s escape. RuoTian rashly storms out. Why? To find JinLong! I must admit, this idea is absurd as it is silly. Thank goodness JiaLiang talks her out of it. Their argument is then interrupted by RuoWei’s call. RuoTian is so pissed with the untimely disruption and immediately hungs up. Since RuoTian doesn’t entertain her calls, RuoWei drops all of Dad’s hospital issues to RuoYi.

RuoYi can’t seem to say no and accepts the responsibilities. She’s surveying this hospital when XiaoBin gets fascinated with her bag accessory and snatched her bag. RenShao comes running and apologizes.

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