Faith episode 9 recap

Faith and Beauty at War requires a lot of thinking. Flower Boys Next Door is a lighthearted comedic drama. Pretty good mix. Am trying my best to recap those 3 dramas. ❤ both tvb and korean dramas but it also depends which ones.
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Gong Min asked the retainer if he meant to say that Choi Young plotted against him or was he trying to plot against the previous king who tried to rebel him. Gong Min told Choi Young he will move his rank to one level up. No one will be able to harm the Wul Dal Chi except him. Ki Cheol told his subordinates that the king has Wu Dal Chi has his guards while Ki Cheol has all the retainers. Choi Young thought about when Eun Soo cheered up King Kyung Chang. Choi Young told Gong Min he needs to sort the retainers of who’s loyal to him. Court Lady Choi told Gong Min that Jo II Shin has been recruiting people to be on his side but his military is weaker than Ki Cheol. Choi Young told Gong Min that Court Lady Choi knows everything that is happening in the palace. Choi Young told Gong Min he needs information and people. He needs money to buy military power. In ancient dramas, you will see the royal people use chess to think of military strategies. Gong Min told Choi Young he needs to bring Eun Soo back to save faces to him. Choi Young said he will check Eun Soo's heart first. Court Lady Chi told Choi Young he can't have a crush on Eun Soo because Ki Cheol has her heart. Court Lady Choi told Choi Young if he wants to protect her, don't look at her. Court Lady Choi threw Choi Young a badge. Eum Ja played the pipe which caused the glasses to be broken. Eum Ja told Eun Soo he kills people by making sounds. Eum Ja told Eun Soo he has received an order to kill Choi Young. Eum Ja told Eun Soo that Ki Cheol wanted to ask her if it is fine. Eum Ja said if she says to not kill Choi Young, he will kill him. Ki Cheol told Eun Soo if she gives her heart to him, she shouldn't care if Choi Young dies or not. Eun Soo told Ki Cheol if he lays a hand on Choi Young, she will never forgive him. Eun Soo wore the robe that Ki Cheol gave her. Eun Soo asked Ki Cheol if she is his hostage. Ki Cheol asked Eun Soo to point to the map which country will take over Yuan. Eun Soo told Ki Cheol she doesn't know since she's not good at history. Eun Soo told Ki Cheol if he change the history, something bad might happen in the future. Ki Cheol told Eun Soo to tell him which country is the strongest and which country will lose so he can his country the biggest country. Ki Cheol told Eun Soo he will put her the same position as him. Choi Young told Eum Ja that he came to take back what belongs to him. Eun Soo told Eum Ja what if she's not from heaven. Ki Cheol asked Eun Soo if she's a monster. Ki Cheol told Eun Soo that he never met someone from heaven before so he cherish it. Eun Soo told Ki Cheol she needs to see Choi Young. Choi Young told Ki Cheol he came to take his sword back. Eun Soo told Choi Young if she said she's being locked by Ki Cheol then he's going to fight again. Eun Soo told Choi Young that Ki Cheol can't mistreat her because he wants something from her. Eun Soo touched Choi Young's hands and said she thought he died but she's relieve that he's alive. Choi Young asked Eun Soo if people in heave can lie too. Choi Young visits a family. A gay man keeps on touching Choi Young. Eun Soo told Ki Cheol she is not a tool and doesn’t belong to anyone. Ki Cheol grabbed Eun Soo’s arm and asked her if he has to use a chain to lock her up. Eun Soo asked Ki Cheol how he can tell if she’s lying or not. Eun Soo said she can tell someone else about the future. Court Lady Choi told Ki Cheol to bring Eun Soo back so she can cure the queen again. Court Lady Choi told Ki Cheol that the queen has something to tell him secretly. Gong Min apologized to the princess for making her faking illness. The princess told Gong Min she hated when he said he’s not good enough. Court Lady Choi asked Deok Seong and Eun Soo to come visit the princess. The Wu Dal Chi told Eum Ja he can’t have weapon in the palace. Gong Min brought Kangwhado’s governor who has kidnapped Eun Soo and asked Ki Cheol and asked him if he knows him. Choi Young asked Eun Soo if it was Kangwhado’s governor who asked her to cure the king Kyung Chang. Eun Soo thought about when Choi Young asked her if she can lie. Eun Soo lied to Gong Min that it was Kangwhado’s governor who asked him to cure Kyung Chang. Choi Young told Gong Min that Kangwhado’s governor also asked him what would he do if Kyung Chang asked him to help him get the crown. Choi Young said Ki Cheol asked him to take Eun Soo to cure Kyung Chang. Gong Min removed Kangwahdo’s post and said his asserts will be given back to the government. Gong Min told Ki Cheol since Eun Soo works for him she will be punished too. Court Lady Choi told Eun Soo that Deok Seongs power is too strong so Gong Min used Kangwahdo to get her back. Court Lady Choi said Eun Soo will be the queen’s doctor from now on. Eun Soo stomped on Choi Young’s foot and told him he made her miserable by bringing her to this world. She told him not to come near her. Eun Soo hugged Jang Bin and cried and said this world is horrible. Jang Bin told Eun Soo that Choi Young is a warrior who has to protect King Gong Min so he had to kill Kyung Chang. Jang Bin said Choi Young decided not to leave the palace but what he wanted the most was to leave the palace. Ki Cheol came up to Eun Soo and showed her a book and asked her what it says. Eun Soo turns the pages of Hwa Ta’s book and surprisingly saw a word on the bottom right corner of the last page.

Beauty at War episode 4 recap

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Master Kiu brought a lot of beggars for Lau Fei to distribute rice for charity. Master Cheung told Lau Fei to perform since Master Kiu will continue bringing beggars anyway. Lau Fei perform the opera.The beggars threw food at Lau Fei. Lau Fei rejects to show Ma Goong Goong his singing. Ma Goong Goong told Lau Fei he will find a way to deal with Master Kiu. Lau Fei told Ma Goong Goong he already sang for beggars, and if he let an eunuch resolve his problem then he would be like a dog. Lau Fei told Master Ha To he just come her for peace and quiet and didn’t meant to spoil his fun. Master Cheung told Chau Yeung if he invited Nam Mung, Nam Mung can persuade Master Leung to tell Master Kiu to stop bothering them. Lau Fei sing opera but there was no beggars. Ma Goong Goong watches Lau Fei performing. Ma Goong Goong kicked a beggar for disturbing him. Ma Goong Goong saw on the beggar and told Lau Fei he’s never seen an emperor so how can he act like one. Ma Goong Goong madly left the auditorium. Ma Goong Goong distribute creams to the maids in the palace. Ma Goong Goong asked the maids to eat the food with him. Muk Do Yee yelled at the maids for disobeying the rules. Muk Do Yee punished the maids for skipping meals. Ma Goong Goong asked Muk Do Yee if there’s something between her and the flute player. Muk Do Yee told Ma Goong Goong to mind his own words and behaviors, and the maids only flirts with him for the gifts. Seung Ling played chess with prince Min Xin. Min Xin told Seung Ling he’s worried about Min Yu. Prince Min Xin beat Seung Ling in the game of chess. Seung Ling told the prince she bet Su Lan can’t even beat him. Ma Goong Goong told Sit Goong Goong he heard Muk Do Yee barge and gave Seung Ling a warning. Sit Goong Goong told Ma Goong that Muk Do Yee is such a hypocrite acting mature and she thinks she has the empress backing her. Sit Goong Goong said if he likes Muk Do Yee he might not be able to win favor of Seung Ling. Ma Goong Goong yelled at Sit Goong Goong he can please anyone he likes. Seung took off the chess pieces then put back the pieces on the board. Physician Yeung told Yu Yuet that Prince Min Yu rashes has recovered but he still has the fever. Physician Yeung say Prince Min Yu might have grown new teeth. Yeuk Kwai yelled at Yao Heung for bringing colored paper. Yuen Sau asked Yau Heung to leave the colored paper since she can use it during her free time. Seung Ling looked at the chess piece and asked her maid if Prince Min Yu has been playing chess. The maid since Prince Min Yu had toothache all night. Prince Min Yu cried due to his toothache. Yu Yuet told Ho Gu she will go visits Min Yu. Seung Ling tries to clean Min Yu’s mouth while Physician Yeung checks his pulse. Ho Gu told Yu Yuet it is too early to tell if the bloody toothache is related to the disease. If Yu Yuet visits the prince then Muk Do Yee can tell the impress that they caused the prince to be sick. Physician Yeung told Yee Ho that Min Yu has new teeth but because his fever haven’t been recovered, he lost a lot of blood. Ho Gu told Physician to meet with Yu Yuet the next morning. Yee Ho told Physician Yeung to not discuss the sickness of the prince with his colleagues. Yee Ho told Physician Yeung that Yu Yuet appreciates him healing the prince. Yee Ho told Physician Yeung that since he’s flexible with the palace rule, she treats him as one of them. Palace is scary, if I were Raymond Cho I would be scare too. Seung Ling saw Physician Yeung picking up the chess piece. Physician Yeung told Seung Ling he’s been trying to figure out the next move. Seung Ling told Physician Yeung she doubts the motive of the player not the identity. Physician Yeung told Seung Ling that he sends colored paper to soothe Yuen Sau loneliness, everyone does everything to get out of boredom and there’s no such thing as motive. Physician Yuen told Seung Ling he thought life was like a game of chess when he just needs to be careful with his moves. Seung Ling asked Physician Yeung if what he’s talking about related to Prince Min Yu. Physician Yeung said a true gentleman keep his mouth shut. Physician Yeung left the palace with is cute finger and wrote a resignation letter that he failed to cure Prince Min Yu. Wow that reminds me of how Bowie Lam cut his finger in War and Beauty. Yee Ho told Yu Yuet her mother was a coward for not telling her she had the disease and now she right to make Physician Yeung the scapegoat. Yu Yuet told Yee Ho that she was selfish.Yee Ho told Yu Yuet she must care for herself more than Min Yu. Yu Yuet worries that Min Yu will not have the care he needs if Physician Yueng leaves. Yee Ho said letting Physician Yeung off is dangerous since he’s a doctor and knows about the prince’s fever. Yuen Sau thought Yu Yuet used his son’s sickness as an excuse to kick Physician Yueng out. Yuen Sau told Yu Yuet she is not happy of them having an affair so she made Physician Yeung leave. Yuen Sau tore the colored paper and told Yu Yuet she had enough of her manipulation.

Flower Boys Next Door episode 6 recap

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Yoon Hye told Shi Hoon he should have called when he’s not going to be home. Yoon Hye asked Shi Yoon if he knows how much Jung San was worried about him. Shin Hye asked Soo Jin to get lost. Shin Hye remembered back in high school, Soo Jin’s friends bullied Soo Jin of hanging out with her. Soo Jin started to ignore Shin Hye. Soo Jin asked the teacher how come he always let Shin Hye going to her house. The teacher said he hopes to stop Shin Hye from obsessing over him. Soo Jin and other students harassed Shin Hye. Shin Hye told herself to not blame the ill fate of one another. Ji Hoon asked Soo Jin what conflicts did she have with Shin Hye. Soo Jin showed Ji Hoon photos of her and Shin Hye together back in high school. Shi Yoon enjoy watching a movie in the theater while eating popcorn. Shi Yoon is thrilled to receive a call from Shin Hye. Soo Jin told Ji Hoon that Shin Hye is really lonely and her parents got divorced. Soo Jin said she doesn’t know why Shin Hye didn’t see her parents much, and maybe because her parents got divorced and have other kids. Soo Jin said she had to take care of Shin Hye in both middle school and high school. Kyung Pyo asked Soo Jin why is she so cold to Soo Jin. Soo Jin choked while drinking then smiled. Ji Hoon asked if they could bring the smile of Shin Hye again. Shin Hye looked at the pictures of Shi Yoon and found out that he created games to communicate with his friends. Shi Yoon said Alcazar castle helped him realize that reality and imagination are not separate in their own way. You can imgaine it no matter what it is. Shi Yoon saw ugly Photoshop posters of him and doubt why people hate him so much. Shi Yoon went to the hotel to book a room. Shin Hye read that Shi Yoon said gossips are sign of inferior complex. Shi Yoon accidentally went in the girls spa. Shi Yoon smiled when Shin Hye texted she sent a few pages of his biography that have been edited. Shin Hye’s boss told Shin Hye she needs to talk to Shi Yoon since he signed a contract with them and only allowed her to write about him. Shi Yoon is coming over Shin Hye’s house. Shi Yoon wore hid geeky glasses and asked Shin Hye if he can meet with her. Shin Hye cleaned all of the photos of Shi Yoon before letting him in. Shi Yoon brought all his luggage to Shin Hye’s house. Shi Yoon asked Shin Hye if she’s willing to forget Jung San since he’s going to the army. Shi Yoon told Shin Hye that she wrote Alcazar Castle reminds him of his first love which is a secret only they know. Shi Yoon told Shin Hye that she’s strange that she’s shy toward other people but speak harshly toward him. Ji Hoon yelled at his boss that he won’t work on the web toon if it doesn’t have intro, climax,and solution. Ji Hoon’s boss told Ji Hoon to confess to his love. Shi Yoon brought food and drinks for Shin Hye. Shi Yoon played video games and move around. Shin Hye asked Shi Yoon if he could stop moving around. Shin Hye showed her work to Shi Yoon. Kyung Pyo heard Shi Yoon screaming in Shin Hye’s house. Kyung Pyo tried to peek at Shin Hye’s flat. Kyung Pyo went home and saw Ji Hoon sleeping on the floor. Ji Hoon dreamed of Shin Hye telling her she really loves his drawings. Shin Hye watch Shi Yoon shivering while sleeping and placed a blanket. Shi Yoon tries Shin Hye’s binoculars. Shi Yoon stared at Shin Hye sleeping and tried to blow the dust out of Shin Hye’s hair. Shin Hye looked at Shi Yoon and screamed. Ji Hoon woke up and nervously wanted to peek at Shin Hye. Shin Hye hope god doesn’t play with her heart by sending her another guy in her heart. Mizuta Kouki and Kyung Pyo take model photos. Soo Jin asked kyung Pyo if sh’es right about Ji Hoon likes Shin Hye. Kyung Pyo asked Soo Jin if she likes Ji Hoon. Soo Jin told Kyung Pyo she likes Ji Hoon at first sight. Kyung Pyo said Soo Jin had bad taste for choosing Ji Hoon over him. Ji Hoon and Kyung Pyo happily heard they are going to receive 400, 000 won as their living compensation. Soo Jin delivered something for Shin Hye and asked her to let her come in. Soo Jin asked Shin Hye if she knew how embarrassed she was when she ignored her. Shin Hye asked Soo Jin to leave. Shi Yoon accepted the gift for Shin Hye. Ji Hoon told Shi Yoon if he’s going to stay with Shin Hye temporarily he shouldn’t get involved. Ji Hoon told Shi Yoon they need to talk with each other.

Beauty at War episode 3 recap

Gotta keep myself motivated to blog. I think it’s hard to have motivation sometimes whether it is at school, work, or hobby.Some dramas are harder to recap than others.
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Seung Ling told her maid she is surprised that the prince’s chess skills has increased tremendously. Ada told her maid to not tell her that she woke up to listen to the flute. The maid said she saw Sit Goong Goong caught the flute player at the tower. The maid said that Sit Goong Goong also caught a maid and it isn’t Su Lan. Muk Do Yee told Sit Goong Goong she also wants to know who played the flute. Muk Do Yee told Sit Goong Goong if he suspects her having an affair with someone then report her to the Imperial Household Office. Sit Goong Goong asked his men to give Tung Kat Hoi twenty spanks. Tung Kat Hoi told the doctor he imitated the song and played the song. He calculate the number of bars sound of the flute and found out it symbolizes disaster. Muk Do Yee told the maids she broke the rule and got out of the palace at night, she should be punished. Muk Do Yee said she’s only a minion to Sit Tung Sit. Muk Do Yee said the palace have rules and they should know their place. Kat Hoi’s father told his kin that people who broke the rule usually are banished to the slave quarters. Kat Hoi’s family wash clothes as a punishment. Kat Hoi’s dad said they are not physically punished and well fed compared to those in jail. Kat Hoi’s kin said his wife came from a rich family and used to have luxury, and he worries she won’t get used to labor. Muk Do Yee said what’s the point of fighting with Sit Goong Goong, they can just mind their own business. The doctor’s friend told Kat Hoi it is useless for him to make medicine for Kat Hoi. Kat Hoi asked the doctor if he really meant that Muk Do Yee could leave the palace next year. Kat Hoi told his dad that Muk Do Yee can help them. Kat Hoi said he’ll get to see his wife soon. Dowager Shun’s maid yelled at Kat Hoi and his dad for not working. Muk Do Yee asked Seung Ling if she made up the rumor of the flute being the matchmaker. Muk Do Yee said Seung Ling has the motive of fabricating the flute to confuse people. Muk Do Yee told Seung Ling to not think she don’t dare to hand her over to the empress. Seung Ling told Muk Do Yee she didn’t spread the rumor and she just hope they get along. Muk Do Yee told Seung Ling she caused him to be scold by Sit Goong Goong. Muk Do Yee told Seung Ling she will only tolerate her this time.

Yuen Sau’s maid Yeuk Kwai confronted a maid Yau Heung for stealing her Ivory Tablet. The maid Yau Heung said she couldn’t sleep so she was cleaning the room and accidentally broke Yuen Sau’s Ivory Tablet. Yuen Sau punished the maid Yau Heung to kneel down until nine o’ clock dawn. Yeuk Kwai maid asked Yuen Sau to let her check the broken goods. Yuek Kwai said the treasure was given to her by emperor Qianglong and she should fire he maid. Yuen Said said maids usually learn from the bottom. Yuen Sau asked Yuek Kwai if she is worry Yau Yeung will take over her. Physician Yeung sent Yeun Sau’s some red papers. Yuen Sau told Yuek Kwai she doesn’t need to blame Yau Yeung for accepting it, if she doesn’t like it she can throw it. The wind blew the red papers away. Physician Cheung picked up the red paper.

Yu Yuet accidentally cut herself while drawing calligraphy. Yu Yuet told her maid she must protect her son. Yee Ho told Yu Yuet she remembered how she rather die to save her baby. She risked her life for prince Min Yu. Yu Yuet said Min Yu must learn to fight. Yu Yuet wanted to focus on her art but she knows she has to deal with other things. Seung Ling told a magistrate it’s hard to tell if a rumor is true. Seung Ling asked the magistrate why wouldn’t he help Yu Yuet instead. The magistrate told Seung Ling that Yu Yuet is the center of rumor and she must beware that Yu Yuet won’t get her in trouble. The prince got chicken pox over his face. The maid told Yu Yuet that the prince ate coconut from Yee Ho. Yu Yuet should have known that the prince can’t eat food with milk. Yu Yuet pray in front of the Buddha while Seung Ling take cares of Min Yu. Seung Ling told Min Yu she is Yu Yuet’s biological son, she couldn’t murder him. She must have other plan. Prince Min Xin fell down from the horseback. Yee Ho told Yu Yuet she only wanted to stop Min Yu from riding the horse so she gave coconut pudding to Min Yu. Yee Ho told Yu Yuet she’s worried that the servant in the palace will spread rumors that she doesn’t want Min Yu to see her dad. Yu Yuet said she is not certain how long Min Yu will survive.

Yau Heung told Yuen Sau she’s trying to attract bees with flowers since she heard bees can mend her ivory tablet. Yuen Sau asked Yau Heung if she’s not mad at Yeuk Kwai. Yau Heung said she’s clumsy and always get in trouble and only her family can forgive her. Yuen Sau said family can’t always be trusted. Yuen Sau told Yau Heung that there were two sisters who got picked to be a consort. The older sister got sick and drop out so the younger sister got to marry the king. The emperor died at age 80 and the sister became a widow. The older sister got married to a prince. The prince was lucky to be named the next emperor. Yuen Sau said if the older sister didn’t fake her illness she could accept her fate. If the sister is faking her illness then she is evil and calculating. Yau Heung told Yuen Sau maybe there’s some misunderstanding between Yu Yuet and her. Yu Yuet told Seung Ling to not take the gold lock off Min Yu since it is meant to keep him safe. Seung Ling doubted why Min Yu couldn’t ride the horse. Seung Ling saw a black stone on the chess board and doubt who put it.

Note: Didn’t like the first two episodes due to long convo but I enjoyed this 3rd episode. Ada Choi rules.

Au Revoir Shanghai episode 20 recap (End)

Not sure if I will have time to recap more old tvb series but we’ll see.
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Flashbacks of Michael asked Power to help him put his dad to jail. Michael told Power he only cares about himself. He rather sacrifice his girlfriend for Eddy. Michael told Power he will gain more if he collaborate with him. In the present, Power told Eddy he was so stupid for thinking he is his biological father. Power told Eddy he is a really great actor and more evil than him. Power told Eddy he learned from him that a smart person cannot be gentle. Power told Eddy he deserves to be in this state. Power told Eddy he can save him but he has to give him all his asset or he can live the rest of his life in jail. Michael told Bosco to hang on and it is boring without him. Shirley cried and told Bosco he can’t leave her alone. Michael sighed to his friends he caused many people to suffer because he used to be in the triad. Derek and the police is ready to go in the court. Michael teared up in the court because Eddy used to be his leader. The judge is missing in the court. Derek asked his boss why is the attorney’s assistants missing. The lawyers didn’t have enough evidence so they set Eddy free. Eddy said the court is fair. Eddy told Michael he’s lucky to have a loyal son like Power. Power told Michael that the police was careless, he should blame the police instead of him. Michael told Power that he can collaborate with his enemy for his own gain, he is even more scarier than Eddy. Power told Michael it hurts him to see Eddy in jail. Michael asked Power if he thinks Eddy will forgive him. The doctor told Michael the chance of Bosco waking up is slim. Michael told Anne that Bosco is only twenty years old and shouldn’t be in this situation. Michael grabbed Derek and said he’s in coma because of him. Derek apologized to Michael for losing all the evidence. The servant told Power that someone withdrew all his money he wanted to invest in the casino. Shirley cried and told Bosco he liked listening to the story of the new Journey to the West when he was a child. He broke the radio and said he has to listen to the ending. Shirley waited in front of the radio station and hoped the radio broadcaster let her speak on the radio. Shirley reads the story of Journey to the West on the radio. Shirley tells a part when the monkey king got kicked out and he begged the monk to not leave him. Shirley coughed but hoped she can finish the script so she can talked on the radio the following day. Eddy gave money to the charity of the hospital. Eddy told the reporters he is not retiring but he wanted to give Power a chance to run the casino. Derek told his boss that the people who don’t know Eddy thinks that he’s a good guy. The reporters take pictures of Eddy greeting the patients. Eddy pretends to visit Bosco and encourage him to wake up. The doctor said Eddy is generous. The reporters took picture of Eddy and Bosco together. Eddy told the reporters to leave. Eddy stay with Bosco alone. Eddy turned off the radio. Eddy told Bosco he hates him the most. Eddy told Bosco he can only win and won’t accept defeat. Eddy told Bosco he is happy seeing him like this.Bosco woke up. Eddy picked up the pillow and was about to push on Bosco’s face but Michael and Anne enter the room. Michael told Eddy he has to revenge him for Sonija and his friends. Eddy told Michael he sent Sonija to spy on him. Eddy told Michael he was stupid for believing that Sonija is his sister. Michael pointed a gun toward Eddy. Eddy told Michael if he shoots him he will go to jail for life. Michael shot Eddy. Eddy died. Michael told Derek to arrest him. Derek told his boss that he took his gun and shot Eddy for self defense. Shirley visits Bosco. Shirley cried and thought she is dreaming. Bosco said he thought he was dreaming when he listened to the story of Journey to the West. Shirley hugged Bosco and said she won’t let him get away from her. Michael asked Anne to not leave. Anne told Michael she can only be his friend. Michael and Anne bid farewell to each other. Two years have passed. Derek and his boss saw Power on the cover of the newspaper as the top shareholder of the casino in Shanghai. Michael asked Shirley if she sent the wedding invitation to Anne. Anne opened a dumpling restaurant. A customer told Anne she should work in Michael’s restaurant to increase her fame. Anne’s mother in law told Anne to go to Bosco and Shirley’s wedding. Michael told Bosco he’s handing Shirley to him and he must take good care of her. Michael told Derek that Anne didn’t respond to the invitation. Anne came to the wedding. Anne look at the restaurant. Michael told Anne that Shirley wants her to stay and if Bosco and Shirley have a kid they let her be his foster mom. Anne told Michael that sometimes staying the same is better. Anne told Michael he will always be her best friend. Anne told Michael he wants to make dumplings again. Michael makes dumplings with Anne.

The End.

Au Revoir Shanghai episode 19 recap

This was a good drama. 2 more episode to go. Old series are the best. xd.
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Poor Bosco, his dad died in front of him. Bosco shot Pierre. Bosco pointed a gun toward Michael’s colleague and told him to leave. Michael’s colleague told Anne and the employees that Bosco is cold blooded that he shot his dad. Michael’s colleague told Eddy that Bosco killed his dad. This is good for Bosco since he’s a spy, it will make it more believable. Bosco told the employees that his dad was killed by Pierre. Bosco told them not to frame him. Bosco kneeled down and apologized to his dad. Derek told Bosco that he found out that Eddy’s wife is crazy. Derek told Bosco he knows he feels pressured about being a spy and being accused by his family. Anne told the employees that Michael would like them to leave Shanghai right away. A lunatic held a gun and shot Yvonne in the train. The lunatic threw firecrackers in the train. Everyone jumped out of the train. Yvonne died in the train. Shirley cried and hugged Michael. Bosco asked Eddy if he planned the bomb in the train. Bosco asked Eddy if he’s not worry about Shirley. Eddy told Bosco that to do big task he has to forget about kinship. Eddy received a call that Michael is still alive. Bosco asked Eddy to let him finish Michael. Bosco pointed his gun toward Michael. Michael said he regrets letting Bosco working for Eddy. Michael grabbed the gun toward his forehead and asked Bosco to shoot him. The triad tries to shoot Michael. Michael escaped. Eddy told Bosco he needs to beat Michael using his brain instead of his fist. Derek saw a bunch of patient at the hospital who got sick after drinking a western wine at a party. Derek told the police he wants to investigate Eddy’s warehouse for selling fake wines. The police gave the documents for Derek stating Eddy’s wines are real wines. Bosco searched Eddy’s office. Bosco gave news to Derek where’s the wine. Derek ordered his subordinates to search the warehouse. Derek finally found the fake wine and the signature of Eddy. Bosco got beaten up by Eddy and the triad. Bosco was surprised he was betrayed by his friend. Eddy said Shanghai is a place to protect the rich people like him. Eddy’s subordinate told Eddy that the police captain is on his way to arrest him. Eddy shot Bosco. Bosco got in coma in the hospital. Derek told Michael it was Eddy who shot Bosco. Derek cried and said he told Bosco to be a spy. Derek told Michael that whatever happens Bosco will always be there for Michael. Michael told Derek he can’t do anything for Bosco and he’s not worth to be Bosco’s boss. Derek’s police told Derek that Eddy managed to run away to another country. Eddy asked Power to do him a favor by confessing to the police he forged those signatures. Power visits his mom and told her she doesn’t need to pretend to be crazy anymore since Eddy is hiding in a foreign country. Power told his mother he knew he wasn’t her biological son since he heard her telling Felix. Power told his mom too bad he can’t be loyal to his foster parents. Power told his mom he found out he is just a pawn used by his dad. Power told his mom he wants to revenge his dad. Shirley visits Bosco at the hospital and turn on the radio. Eddy’s wife visits Bosco at the hospital. Eddy’s wife told Michael that she lied about the fact that Shirley is Eddy’s daughter. Eddy’s wife said Shirley is Michael’s biological daughter. Eddy’s wife said one time Eddy raped Sonija and Sonija wanted to commit suicide. Eddy’s wife said Sonija was lucky to meet Michael. Shirley cried and said Power knew he isn’t her brother but he lied and broke up with her. Eddy’s wife said Power is a workaholic but not as cold blooded as Eddy. Michael asked himself why is he so dumb for yelling at Bosco. Anne told Michael to make up for Bosco he has to catch Eddy. Michael hide inside Power’s car trunk. Michael shoots Eddy. Eddy tries to shoots Michael. Eddy followed Michael to the basement. Michael told Eddy now he can finally lure him. The police arrested Eddy. Power said he asked people to build a house on the borderline of Shanghai and foreign country. Derek handcuffed Eddy’s hands.

Beauty At War episode 2 recap

You know I watch this drama for the casts and not for the plot. I don’t have much expectation new dramas but this series have casts with good acting skills. If you’ve watched Dance of Passion and Gem of Life, you’ll get the depth feeling of Chik’s series that his series are always different and dark from other producers.

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Master Cheung apologized to Master Leung on Master Ko’s behalf for not showing up at the meeting. The gamblers bet along with Lau Fei. Lau Ping bet differently than Lau Fei and said he believes that Lau Fei isn’t that lucky to win the game ten times in a row. The gambler said Master Ko won ten times which makes other jealous. Lau Fei asked the gambler if Lau Ping owed the casino a lot. The gambler said the Lau Ping’s wife had to sell her jewelries to pay his debt. Lau Fei said he will pay what Lau Ping owes but he must follow where the couple lives. Chau Yuen told his wife he had to put up with Master Kiu no matter how hard he is. Chau Yuen said Lau Fei started this trouble by now showing up and he must pacify Master Kiu. Ching Yuen told Lau Fei he wants to discuss with him. Chau Yuen yelled at Moses that he must solve his problem with Master Kiu. Chau Yuen told Kau Fei they both know who seduced the songstress. Kau Fei asked Chu Yuen if he is referring to the man who wanted him to be the leading actor as right or the female actress that no one wants to see. A guy told other performers that he wanted Lau Fei to be his master. A performer told the guy to play an instrument if he wants to make a living. A maid made a love symbol using pebbles. The maid wait in the rain for the magistrate to come out and see it. Seung Ling told the maid that men and women always pass by each trying to get away from being lonely but they know when to stop. Seung Ling told the maid she dared to make silk handkerchief. The maid said the flute is the sound of matchmaking. The maid said a lot of people have heard the music. The maid promised Seung Ling she will not be hooked to the flute again no matter how touching it is. Chau Yuen told his wife that Lau Fei work hard when it comes to money so he won’t blame him if he doesn’t practice with him. Chau Yuen said Lau Fei doesn’t have a personality of a gentleman since he gambles and flirts with women at night.Chau Yuen said he doesn’t mind cleaning up Lau Fei’s mess but he doesn’t like putting his wife in a difficult situation. Chau Yuen told his wife he saw her hiding a letter when she took out the laundry. Chau Yuen said he knows she feels poor for Kwok Yuen Ching but she can’t help her sending letter to Lau Fei. Chau Yuen’s wife said her dad wanted her to burn the letter but she couldn’t do it.Chau Yuen’s wife said Yuen Ching doesn’t know that Lau Fei didn’t received her letter. Chau Yuen told his wife if Master Kiu knew Yuen Ching is in town then Lau Fei will suffer from humiliation. Chau Yuen wanted to see Yuen Ching to solve the situation. Lau Fei followed Yuen Ching. Lau Fei saw Chau Yuen and Ching Yuen. Chau Yuen asked Yuen Ching why does she still like Lau Fei. Yuen Ching said working in the troupe was the happiest day in her life. Chau Yuen asked Yuen Ching why does she still like a guy who hurted her. Lau Ping told Lau Fei that Yuen Ching offended Master Kiu by buying back her indentures. Yuen Ching said she can only blame herself. She didn’t have much education but she knew what faithful is. Lau Fei told his Lau Ping he knew he was a good guy so he let him marry Yuen Ching but on the other hand he married someone else. Lau Fei’s friend told Lau Fei that Yuen Ching still loves him. Yuen Ching said since she doesn’t love Lau Ping she doesn’t want to be his burden. She saved money on her own. Yuen Ching said she knows that Master Ko and her can’t be together. She’ll be happy seeing Lau Fei one more time. Yuen Ching said the doctor told her she has toxins in her liver. She has red butterfly rash on her face so she can’t go out. She doesn’t want Lau Fei to see her in this state. Chau Yuen told Yuen Ching that Lau Fei doesn’t care about her and she will only get hurt if she sees him again. Yuen Ching said if she gets hurt she will forget Lau Fei. Chau Yuen said the reason he’s coming up to Yuen Ching is because he doesn’t want his wife to hide her letters. Lau Fei told Master Cheung he won’t entertain Master Kiu. Yuen Ching performs with Lau Fei on stage. Chau Yuen told Master Cheung that he promised Yuen Ching if he lets her perform on stage with Lau Fei, she will leave and stop sending letters. Master Kiu got mad that Lau Fei isn’t eating dinner with him. Lau Fei asked Chau Yuen where is Yuen Ching’s house. Lau Fei told Master Kiu that he isn’t qualified enough to ask him sing at his house. Lau Fei told Master Kiu he can’t even control his woman in his troupe. Chau Yuen told Lau Fei that Master Kiu was right about him. Chau Yuen told Lau Fei if he cared for Yuen Ching he wouldn’t leave her. Lau Fei told Chau Yuen he didn’t inform him that Yuen Ching was in town but he put her on stage. Lau Fei said if Chau Yuen doesn’t tell him where Yuen Ching is he will find her himself. Chau Yuen said Yuen Ching plans to leave town and Lau Fei doesn’t love her. Chau Yuen asked Lau Fei how many more times does he wants to hurt her. Yuen Ching’s carriages passed Lau Fei’s carriage. Chau Yuen heard the sound of the flute. Muk Do Yee woke up and washed her face. Muk Do Yee walked out of her room and searched for the flute player. Muk Do Yee stared at the flute player on the top of the roof. Tung Kat Hoi is the flute player. The guards come toward the flute player.

Au Revoir Shanghai episode 18 recap

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Derek asked Michael why he always protect Eddy. Michael told Derek that if he cause conflict with Eddy, Eddy won’t forgive him. Derek told Michael he will continue to visit him until he tells on Eddy. Michael said he will close the restaurant soon. Michael told his collegaus that he will move and let Shirley study abroad. Anne’s mother in law told Anne that Michael helped them a lot. Anne’s mother in law told Anne to forget about her husband’s death. Bosco stared at the carved wood and remember his colleague told him that the wood reminds him of his ex girlfriend. Bosco asked a worker where did he find his colleague’s carved rose wood. The worker said the carved wood was found inside Pierre’s shoes. Michael told Sonija at her grave that he never knew that Shirley is her son with Eddy. Michael said he wished he left with her earlier so she wouldn’t die. He still loves Shirley as his own daughter. Two men saw Michael drunkenly sitting by the harbor The two men went away to picked up his luggage. Eddy’s men came and beat up Michael and threw him on the lake. The two drunk men told the police that they saw Michael on the lake. Shirley recognized Michael’s shoes. Bosco told the police that Michael definitely didn’t commit suicide since he can drink really well and planned to leave with Shirley. Anne told the buyer she won’t sell the restaurant. Anne yelled by the lake that Michael has to come back. Anne and her colleagues search for Michael near the lake. Shirley prayed for Michael at the church. Shirley told Bosco she’s worried something will happen to her dad. Shirley told Bosco she hopes Michael is safe and she only have one father. Bosco pray with Shirley for the wellness of Michael. Bosco told Michael he will always be by her side. Michael showed the carved wood to his dad and said he suspects Eddy sent Pierre to kill his colleague. He suspects Eddy sent someone to kill Michael. Bosco told Pierre that he haven’t found Michael yet. Bosco asked Pierre if he ever been to his colleague’s rock house. Bosco held a rifle and thought about Michael. Bosco was about to shoot Eddy but Derek prevented him. Derek yelled at Bosco that if he dies, who will revenge for Michael. Derek said Eddy is afraid Michael will collaborate with the police so he created the suicide incident to kill him. Bosco pointed a gun at Derek “If you keep on blocking me then I will kill you too.” Derek told Bosco that there are plenty of ways to revenge, and if they find enough evidence they can put Eddy to jail. Bosco put his gun down and told Derek “Now I understand why Michael wants me to work for Eddy, why didn’t you tell me earlier that I am a spy.” Derek told Bosco he wants him to continue be on Eddy’s side and find evidence against him. Bosco said Power his many things from him. Derek told bosco that Eddy’s wife also know a lot of secrets. Derek told his boss he wants to go back to work. Derek’s boss told Eddy that his old boss moved away and now they have a new boss but he doesn’t know how he is. Anne couldn’t find Michael. Anne told her mother in law she has to keep looking for Michael. Bosco’s colleagues yelled at Bosco for drinking with Pierre. Bosco told his colleagues that the casino is getting better. Bosco’s dad told Bosco he doesn’t believe that he ignores Michael. Bosco’s dad told Bosco to be careful. Bosco told Derek he heard Eddy ordered his men to bring some women’s clothing and he doubted that Eddy’s wife being locked there. Derek dressed as a mechanical guy and spy on Eddy’s maid bringing stuff. Derek went to the hotel room and saw Eddy’s wife. Eddy’s wife became crazy. Eddy’s wife pointed at Eddy through the window and anxiously grabbed Derek. Anne saw Michael’s suit in front of a house and found Michael fainted. Anne told Michael when she found out Michael was the one who killed her husband, she despite him but hating someone is so stressing. Anne told Michael a lot of people need him. Michael woke up. Michael told Anne that Eddy collaborated with the captain of the police, if they know he’s alive, their kin will suffer. Michael’s colleague heard Derek told his boss that Eddy sent his men to kill Michael. Eddy’s colleague impulsively wants to find Eddy. While Eddy and Power discuss business with Pierre the frenchman, Michael’s colleague scold Eddy for killing Michael. Bosoco pointed a gun at Michael’s colleague and asked him to leave. Pierre tries to shoot at Michael’s colleague and Bosco’s dad. Bosco’s dad told Bosco he finally knows he’s a spy. Pierre shot Bosco’s dad.

Beauty at War episode 1 recap

I was hesitated to watch Beauty at War because Chik’s series are usually confusing but I’ll challenge myself recapping this drama. There’s lack of tvb recappers anyway. I watched War and Beauty when it first aired in 2004. Now will watch this sequel for Ada Choi, Christine Ng, Moses Chan, and Sheren Tang.

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Flashbacks
This episode begins with the ending of this drama. It’s like a flashback for Beauty at War. Crows flying just like in the prequel. This series starts with the fall of the Qing Dynasty. The emperor wore a western suit open the palace door. The magistrate bowed. The magistrate console the emperor that Qing will rise again. The emperor finally is willing to see a magistrate. The emperor told the magistrate “I refuse to see you because I know what you’re thinking.” The magistrate told the king ” I am bringing good news to you though, Wu Peifu is returning to the capital with his army.” The magistrate said they will defeat Feng Yuxiang very soon. The majesty told the magistrate it is absurd. The emperor said Wu Pei Fu has fled. The Zhili Retreat Path got cut off. The emperor told the magistrate they already lost and now he’s talking about having good news. The king told the magistrate they’ve been ignoring the rumors. Their red wall may be strong but the rumors are even scarier. They cannot ignore the rumors anymore. The magistrate told the king to not be upset and the westerners will come save them. The magistrate told the king that the crows symbolizes good luck and they will regain their power. The king took the rifle and shot the crows.

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The magistrate arrived at the Wu Gate. Magistrate Lau and Chan discussed with each other how Yu Yuet forced a maid marry an eunuch. A storyteller told the people that Yu Yuet feels lonely in the palace and lost the emperor’s favor. Remember how Sheren Tang started to like Moses in the prequel? The storyteller said Yu Yuet is afraid she will never have a normal relationship. The story man said Yu Yuet raised and adopted a child to become the emperor’s favorite woman. There’s a mastermind consort who play tricks behind Yu Yuet, who got way with breaking all the rules. The maid know who is the mole among the consorts. Yu Yuet wanted to find the mole but the maid is silent. The maid tries to help the consort so she won’t get in trouble. Yu Yuet forced the maid to marry the eunuch as her punishment while the maid is in love with a palace guard. The storyteller said at night the the maid and the guard play a sad tune on flute conveying their love for each other . Yu Yuet punish those who opposes her. The magistrates talk to each other and laughed that a rumor in the palace becomes such a tale. You know when people heard something then they make up a story about it. The magistrates doesn’t even know if it is true that Yu Yuet is pairing the maid with an eunuch. There’s a rumor that Yu Yuet has a skeleton in her closet.

Su Lan told her uncle, which is an elderly eunuch, that the maids and eunuch have been placing tablets praying for their pair ups. Su Lan’s uncle said an eunuch already has been castrated and doesn’t need to cover up by getting a woman. Su Lan told her uncle he must have heard of the rumor of Siu Yuet forcing a maid to marry an eunuch. Su Lan said Seung Ling wants to know the identity of the palace maid. Su Lan said Seung Ling ordered her maid, Chun Lam delivers small tokens by her husband’s behalf. Chun Lam would mention that she received blessings after praying at Yuhua Court hoping people would believe the first day of the month would be a good day for prayers. Su Lan said Seung Ling wants to warn the people at the palace that Sit Tung Shings and his men are her rival. Seung Ling knows that Sit Tung Shing is stronger than her. If an eunuch reports to Sit Tung Shing, then Sit Tung Shing will suspect the elderly eunuch. Su Lan’s uncle said Seung Ling has been spying on him thinking he’s that elderly enuch. Su Lan told her uncle it is better than being suspected than being actually married to a maid. Seung Ling and those people in the palace are fighting for money to find the info about the rumor. Su Lan told her uncle she hates gossips but she hates even more that Prince Min Yu loves both her and Seung equally. Su Lan said she has to let Seung Ling know which other elderly eunuch is under Sit Tung Shing.

Seung Ling plays checker with the prince. Seung Ling teach the prince one can be too smart for its own good. Seung ling told the prince if he didn’t see through her moves, he thought he had the upper hands. Muk Do Yee a maid asked Yuen Sau to let her see Yu Yuet Yuen Sau said Yu Yuet is having fun with other concubines and Muk Do Yee should come back later. Yu Yuet watch the opera. Yee Ho Gu Gu yelled at a maid Bing Yin and Lee Goong Goong. Lee Goong Goong said she wanted to help the maid because her grandmother is ill. Ho Gu said others will gossip more about Muk Do Yee to bring her down. Ho Gu told them to leave the palace. The guard stopped Seung Ling on her way to the palace gate. The magistrate told Seung Ling that the letter she is holding contains the evidence that she spread false rumors about Yu Yuet. The magistrate opened the letter. Seung Ling asked the magistrate if it is wrong for her to send letters to her children. Seung Ling told Su Lan she knew her scheme all along. Seung Ling told Siu Lan she allowed her to guess her plot, and she is prepared for her game of using Sit Tung Shing to get rid of her. Su Lan told Seung Ling she is no different from her. Su Lan told Seung Ling she knew the identity of the pair ups but couldn’t say it so her mission was futile.

Yu Yuet told her maid Ho Gu she can rest peacefully and draw calligraphy. Yu Yuet said she’s afraid she might not have a chance to rest again. Ho Gu told Yu Yuet that Sueng Ling is two faced and gossips a lot. Yu Yuet visits her sister Yuen Sau. Yu Yuet asked Yeung Sau why couldn’t she live a peaceful life and forget about the past. Consort Yuen Sau asked Yu Yuet if she thought she started the rumor. Yuen Sau asked Yu Yuet why did she thinks she started the rumor. Yuen Sau she must continue to spin the tale thought Lee Gong Goong and Bing Yin left the palace.

The storyteller told the people that the elderly eunuch got jealous of the guard when the maid refused to marry him. The eunuch told his nephew to rape the maid. The guard hit the elderly eunuch and nephew to death with his sword. The guard and the maid threw the bodies in the wells. Yu Yuet told Ho Gu that the rumors spread by her sister won’t bother her. Yu Yuet said she has not prove that Yuen Sau did it. Yu Yuet knew her sister did it due to her grudges in the palace. Yu Yuet said the future is like a sandstorm in the forbidden city. They can see it from afar but can’t see it clearly.

The eunuch told Seung Ling that the rich and the poor all like to watch Ko Lau Fei performing opera. Ko Lau Fei told the storyteller to reject his invitation with Master Kiu. Lau Fei heard the sound of flute at night. Lau Fei’s friend told Lau Fei there’s a rumor that the maid plays the flute to convey her sadness of being separated from the guard. Lau Fei stared at the moon. Seung Ling told her maid that palace is a place of gossip, even if she listen it might not be the whole truth. Seung Ling opens the window and said it is a place of lie and they don’t need to take to heart about the story of the flute.

Note: This is a series you have to pay attention carefully to follow it. Not sure if I will have time to recap more of this.

Au Revoir Shanghai episode 17 recap

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Michael shot Eddy’s men and pointed a gun toward Eddy’s head. Eddy told Michael that he is actually Shirley’s real father. Eddy said before Sonija married Michael, he had a baby with Sonija. Eddy’s wife told Michael that what Eddy said is the truth. Eddy’s wife said she knew that Eddy and Sonija loves each other. Eddy’s wife said when she found out, she was jealous so she let Michael marry Sonija. Michael asked Yvonne about Sonija’s relationship with Eddy. Yvonne told Michael she once saw Sonija came out of Eddy’s room crying. Shirley showed Michael a flower pot and said Eddy knows what kind of flowers her mom likes. Michael yelled at Shirley that he is really tired. Eddy asked Power what did he do to make her mom lie. Power said that he told his mom he would kill her if she lets Michael kill his dad. Power sadly told Shirley they can’t be together anymore. Power told Shirley they can’t be together because they are sibblings. Shirley cried. Michael told his subordinate he plans to tell Shirley the truth. Shirley asked Michael why wouldn’t he tell her the truth. Shirley yelled at Michael that she has to call someone that isn’t her father “Dad”. Shirley told Michael she doesn’t want to see him again. Shirley packed her clothes. Shirley push Bosco out of her room and cried. Anne told Derek she really doesn’t know what Felix told Michael. Anne brought congee for Shirley and consoled her. Anne told Michael’s subordinate she has to leave Shanghai. Anne’s mother in law heard the employee told Anne that Michael killed her husband. Anne’s mother in law fainted. Anne cried and apologized to her mother in law that she doesn’t have enough gut to put Michael to jail. Eddy told Michael he came to pick Shirley up. Shirley said Michael took care of her for eighteen years. Shirley explained how Michael raised her. Shirley said she remembered the good and bad times with him. Shirley told Michael she will always follow him. Power told Shirley that he came to persuade her to come home since Eddy wants to see her. Shirley asked Power if he wants to see her everyday. Shirley asked Po wer why isn’t he sad at all. Eddy told Bosco he will give the casino for him to be in charge. Bosco happily announce to his colleagues that he will be the new boss of the casino. Michael and Anne came to visit Anne’s mother in law at the hospital. The hospital electricity suddenly is out. The hospital got burned. Michael carried Anne’s mother in law. Shirley sadly make dumplings. Bosco told Shirley her pace is so pale. Shirley fainted. Bosco plug on the radio cord and listen to the music with Shirley. Derek told his boss that because everyone is scared of Eddy, Eddy can do what he wants. Derek’s boss said he just want to leave a peaceful life. Derek’s boss told Derek he is waiting for him to catch Eddy but he must be careful. Eddy and Power placed plenty of flowers on Felix’s grave to not let the police be suspicious. Derek told his boss it is fishy that Eddy’s wife didn’t attend Felix’s funeral. Derek’s boss told Derek no to mess with Eddy since he’s a suspended cop.