Today, we’ll be discussing Episodes 17 and 18 of Mr. Sunshine, the hit K Drama on Netflix starring Lee Byung-hun as Eugene Choi, Kim Tae-ri as Go Ae-shin, Yoo Yeon-Seok as Goo Dong-mae, Kim Min-jung as Kudo Hina, and Byun Yo-han as Kim Hee-sung. We discuss: That a solar eclipse has special meaning spiritually and in astrology: this is a time of radical change, you are being called, be ready! Hui-seung’s annulment of his engagement with Ae-shin and how it’s really an act of love. How Hui-seung, Dong-mae and Hina Kudo are answering the call to be someone else and become a protector of Joseon. How Lord Go’s petition to the King was historically correct. During the Joseon dynasty, there would be peasant uprisings and petitions to the King by bowing in front of the King’s palace. How the King is protecting the protesting nobles from the Japanese by locking them up, in much the same way that Eugene is protecting Ae-shin by confining her to the legation. How Dong-mae is shot and lots of peopl
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