The contract romance fairy dust starts to work its magic on our not-a-couple, because as we all know, acting like you’re in love has a way of making you feel all the attendant highs and lows anyway. To make matters even more complicated, a real romance comes along to threaten the fake one, and our heroine finds herself suddenly juggling three suitors all at once.
Today’s cold open is soaked in dramatic angst: Ki-tae runs out to Jang-mi in the street, and she pleads with him not to come any closer. He asks if she’s okay, but she cries again for him to stay away. (Agh, Shin Seung-hoon’s “You Reflected in a Smile” is playing. My heart, it already breaks.)
Jang-mi: “It’s all because of you!” Ki-tae hangs his head and apologizes, but it’s no use; she tells him again to go, and this time tears trickle down her face. “Go. Please, go.” Lightning strikes and the wind kicks up…