The written preview for episode 9 of My Princess is out. Now that I’ve had a few days to digest episode 8, the verdict is worse than my initial impression. I really disliked the episode not because it was so suddenly weepy. I disliked it because the plot drivers motivating the turn towards melodrama made no sense.
Someone, anyone, can you tell me WHY Hae Young did the press conference and said the things he said? Yup, if you had to think really hard about it, then it means the action doesn’t hold up to rational scrutiny. Sigh, please drama gods, let MP episode 9 go back to the frothy yet sane-within-the-fantasty-context plot developments of yester-episodes.
MP episode 9 written preview:
Seol hears that Hae Young is willing to marry Yoon Joo, and feels unable to accept it. Hae Young sees that his statements at the press conference has led to Dan’s anger at Seol, he goes to the guest house to see Dan.
Hae Young explains to Dan that the statements he made at the press conference were not at the behest of Seol, and that he acted on his own accord.
At the same time, the ceremony for establishment of the Royal Foundation has begun again. Seol ceremoniously enters the event and finds it completely empty, making her frantic….
[Credit: written preview released by MBC, translated into Chinese at Baidu My Princess bar, translated into English by me]