TL;DR: So we didn’t get any answers, and things got worse.
It’s quite possible that the worst time to encounter your birth mother is when you’re on the run after having kidnapped a child. Soo-jin put on a very brave face this episode when there were others around her, but it’s clear that not knowing why Hong-hee gave her up has the power to wreck her. It was something she could push away 95% of the time when she had her regular life to live, but now that she’s constantly stressed about trying to escape the country with Hye-na and is trying to reconnect with Yeong-sin, the last thing she needed was the abrupt and painful reopening of a massive childhood wound. Continue reading “Mother, Episode 6”