This Episode aired on April 9, 2019. Spoiler Alert!
This Episode begins with the scene when Crown Prince Lee Geum is deemed unworthy by Chief Justice Jo. Lee Geum has flash backs of different people telling him the same. However a talk with the one he calls his teacher, Chief Inspector Lee and he decides not only that he’s worth it, but to get the crown faster than the six days that are the usual custom. To do this he goes and speaks with Queen Inwon, who has the maximun power until a new king is crowned. She agrees to make him king before the six days pass. Lee Geum understands the risk of being called “a shameless king” for not waiting the six mourning days.
We see Yeo Ji enjoy ironing and getting the future garments of the king ready. And then we see the gorgeous ceremony of the crowning of Prince Lee Geum into King Yeongjo, the 21sst ruler of the Joseon Dynasty. Absolutely Magnificent!
Sadly, soon after that our new King faces the resignation of his two beloved friends, Inspector Mun Su and Chief Inspector Lee. He bitterly cries feeling alone grasping the arm of his throne. Then the episode ends with the fresh morning news: a plague is attacking the people and it has arrived to the capital, Hanyang!
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And Jung Il-woo posted this photo in his IG on April 11:
Like I wrote for him: Silly King! How you rule my heart. You make me smile and dance over clouds and float over flowers! You fill my heart with strawberry candy…
…what joy you bring to my life!