Viewer ratings (Nielsen Korea)
Ep 1 & 2 (2018-03-21) 2.1% & 3.4% Ep 17 & 18 (2018-04-18) 3.2% & 4.0%
Ep 3 & 4 (2018-03-22) 2.7% & 3.0% Ep 19 & 20 (2018-04-19) 3.5% & 4.5%
Ep 5 & 6 (2018-03-28) 2.7% & 3.3% Ep 21 & 22 (2018-04-25) 3.2% & 3.6%
Ep 7 & 8 (2018-03-29) 3.3% & 4.1%
Ep 9 & 10 (2018-04-04) 3.4% & 4.2%
Ep 11 & 12 (2018-04-05) 3.8% & 4.2%
Ep 13 & 14 (2018-04-11) 2.9% & 3.7%
Ep 15 & 16 (2018-04-12) 3.4% & 4.2%
I shall suspend my skepticism as this is drama but perhaps it is possible a strong will can bring about a miracle. Hyun Joo’s brain tumor has remained stable which Dr Jang attributes to her wish to experience a passionate love (with him?).
Frankly this ‘falling in love before death’ idea is alien to me. In fact the whole plot of the husband having an affair while the wife falls for another man is disappointing. Regardless of their circumstances, it has taken away my faith in their so-called love for each other. I am no longer holding my breath for Do Young and Hyun Joo to get back together and would prefer that the drama comes to a conclusion soon. Even if they were to reconcile, it would bring me no joy.
Saet Byeol’s grandpa brings her to the hospital for an MRI. It is strange that Dr Jang and grandpa did not inform Hyun Joo or get her prior consent. Perhaps grandpa knows she would not agree to have Saet Byeol undergo the procedure but still Hyun Joo is her mum.
Saet Byeol hopes Dr Jang can save her mum so that her dad will return home. Poor child, all she wants is to have the family back together.
Da Hye shares with Do Young her dream of setting up her own fashion business. Once the contract with JQ is settled, she plans to move to Seoul and set up a fashion design center. I’m not sure if my gut feeling is right but I get a strange vibe from Do Young’s expression, as if he doesn’t want to think that far ahead.
Dr Jang gets his Eureka moment regarding what his patients really need for a successful treatment outcome instead of undergoing surgery. Since he’s talking in riddles here, I’ve no idea what he means. Perhaps he is referring to the miracle of love?
Hyun Joo is angry that her dad has taken Saet Byeol for the scan without her knowledge. He knows she is afraid to face the truth of Saet Byeol’s condition but believes it is better for her to be certain.
Saet Byeol doesn’t want her mum to worry about her having the same illness as she is optimistic there will be a cure in future. Though still a child, she has such maturity of thought.
Raymond, son of JQ’s founder and Da Hye’s stepson, tells her to choose between Do Young’s contract and the company shares. She insists on having both but he will only let her have one. Since his dad is in a coma, he would most likely be in charge of JQ. She would have to make up her mind fast as the company lawyers would be in town the next day.
Da Hye intends to fight Raymond to get what she wants but Branch Manager Park warns her to make a wise choice. If Do Young were to ever find out about her messy past, she would likely lose him.
Da Hye agonizes over Manager Park’s warning. Do Young has no idea why she is so upset but wisely leaves her alone as she so wishes.
Dr Jang is eager to tell Hyun Joo how he could save her but she’s only concerned about Saet Byeol’s condition. Unfortunately the scan had revealed the presence of a tiny growth in Saet Byeol’s brain. Dr Jang tries to reassure her that it’s hardly noticeable and he is optimistic that there will be a cure in future.
The VIP guests from JQ has dropped by Do Young’s office to check out his design prior to the project presentation. It should be a happy day for him and yet his mind is in turmoil over Hyun Joo.
Do Young is uncertain what the future holds even if he succeeds in securing the JQ contract. Perhaps the thought of Hyun Joo dying has finally sobered him up and make him re-think his life. I’m surprised that Da Hye is not throwing a fit here, unlike her previous threats to him.
Dr Jang is surprised by Hyun Joo’s latest MRI scan. Is her condition much worst or is he looking at the miracle he expected?
Above image is her latest scan while her previous scan below (from episode 13) shows a clear whitish mass.