We rewatch Soo Ho’s (Ryu Jun Yeol) confession and Bo Nui’s (Hwang Jung Eum) refusal. We also get to see their first kisses, again. Bo Nui pushes him away and they have a little back and forth. Soo Ho walks Bo Nui through his reasoning as to why he believes her to be lying. about not love him. She admits that her heart has come to love him without her consent. She tells him that she wants him to forget that day because she wants to on her own and then let her feelings fade. Even though Soo Ho promise to do anything for her to prove his love, she simply asks him to forget about his confession and their kiss. She promises to see him at the office the next day and leaves.
Soo Ho goes home and is confused. He wonders what’s so hard about their relationship and he wonders if it really is that hard.
Bo Nui dreams about them in a park next to the river. Soo Ho is standing under a tree holding flowers and Bo Nui runs to him and they twirl around being really happy. Her little voice over asks if she ever ran towards her open happiness before. At the end of the dream, she sees the shaman who tells her that happiness isn’t hers, and she wakes up. The words replay in her head and she is saddened.
Mr Je wakes up the next morning to find Mrs Je really made at him telling him not to cross the line. She accuses him of not only going to the company to makes a show for security but running rampage in a store where their son’s company frequents and embarrass him. Mr Je remembers the night before. He accused her about the rumours that would be spread going to the restaurant. They have a back and forth about things that they’ve done wrong in the past.
A Nurse goes to open the window in Bo Ra’s room to find her eyes are open.
Soo Ho gets to the office and Ryang Ha (Jung Sang Hun) congratulates him. He starts asking about the date and Soo Ho informs him that they didn’t go. He tells him that he didn’t attempt formally so he wasn’t rejected formally. As he walks away Ryang Ha knows that he’s been rejected.
Bo Nui runs into the office and B-lines straight to Soo Ho. She tells him that she needs to talk to him. He closes the blinds and asks if she reconsidered. She tells him she hasn’t but she needs him to be her talisman. She tells her that Bo Ra opened her eyes, and Soo Ho breaks out into a huge smile.
They get to the hospital and Bo Nui explains that when she got the call, the only person she thought of was him. He lends her a land but she asks if they can use the red string because she thinks it’s better. He just smiles slightly and asks her to give it to him, and asks if he only has to wrap it around his pinky.
They go in and Bo Nui starts talking with her sister telling her that she did well. She introduces him as the CEO and someone she’s grateful too. Soo Ho tells her that she introduced him wrong. He tells Bo Ra that he’s the man that her sister likes, and Bo Ra needs to get better to tells Bo Nui to be happy in his place of him. He promises to see her often.
Then as the leave the hospital, their pinky fingers still attached by the red string (Of fate!!!!), Bo Nui looks thoughtfully at the string. She goes to untie the string and Soo Ho tells her to stop resisting and to come to him. He mentions that after their first kiss, Bo Ra opened her eyes and it must be a sign. She accuses of not believing that. He admits that he doesn’t, but he’s starting to understand keeping someone by your side while bringing in senseless things. Soo Ho pulls out the necklace from the day before, he tells her that math class was always boring for him because he already knew the answer but had to wait for the other kids to solve it. He suggests that she needs that time, and hands her the necklace. He tells her that she simply doesn’t know that the answer is already chosen, but when she finds the answer in her heart she should come to him on her own two feet and with her own free will. He turns to walk away pulling her by her pinky.
Seol Hee (Lee Chung Ah) is at the salon to get her hair cut when Gun Wook (Lee Soo Hyuk) calls about which ring is better. This saves her hair from going short. She goes to see him and asks what’s going on. He tells her that he didn’t confess right and wants to do it right. She pulls him out of the store and asks him what he’s planning on going after he leaves in 3 weeks. He tells her that he could ask the same. Seol He admits that he can look away while she’s gone because she’ll be back soon, and Gun Wook praises her for her confidence. Seol Hee assures him that she will support him and offers to pick for him.
Young Il(Jung In Gi) comes to deliver meals to the company. One of the guys asked him if it was him who bought the smartwatch 2 weeks prior. He mentions that he got a full bow from the CEO of coconut. He pulls up the information that he’s the genius of the first generation, and shows a news article about him. They ask him to look over the program and he tells him to look at the parameters.
Soo Ho and Young Il go to have coffee while Ryang Ha watches. Soo Ho tries to pay him for the damage and Young Il refuses the money, he tells him to simply buy plenty of chicken. Soo Ho asks how he knew his mother. He tells him about volunteering to help with computers back in university, and his mother grew fond. Soo Ho and Young Il both wondered why Mr Je acted the way he did. Soo Ho asks him why he ran a chicken shop, and he admits that when he was Soo Ho’s age he was at his peak. However all he did was work and when he finally looked around he was alone. He tells Soo Ho that before he becomes like him to grab on to what something precious before losing it. They part ways and Ryang Ha comes over holding a cat pillow and starts teasing him.
Mr Je looks at the photo album and wondered if he felt drained, and wonders why because he only had to solve equations. She mutters to the picture to smile because it brings luck.
Bo Nui is in the bathroom and pulls out the tiger necklace. She replays Soo Ho’s words in her mind, and then holds the necklace up. Seol Hee comes in and she hides it. She compliments Amy and Seol Hee wonders if Soo Ho will like what she’s wearing, before heading in to see him. Bo Nui has to recenter herself after the conversation.
Seol Hee looks at the video game and tells them to remove the girls from the party. She tells Bo Nui that she thought that she knew him better. Dal Nim tells her that Gary has already said yes, and she mentions that he’ll say yes to anything Bo Nui asks.
After the meeting, Dal Nim (Lee Cho Hee) pulls Bo Nui aside and asks if she’s trying to provoke her. Bo Nui tells her not to speak back about a meticulous person because the bad aura will come back around. Soo Ho pops in and asks if there is a lot to adjust, and Bo Nui tells him that there isn’t and it should be done by the end of the day. Dal Nim puts on her cool look and heads off. Bo Nui and Soo Ho head back to the office though he walks backwards at first, and Boo Nui chastises him and tells him to turn around. He walks a bit and then tells her that she did great and he’s proud of her before leaving.
Gun Wook arrives home with the requirements for a romantic night. (Though is the lazy song by Bruno Mars really a mood song…)
Bo Nui is at work when Gun Wook texts her, she tells him that she can’t meet him and postpones the meeting. So he calls her and she tells him that she really can’t go. When Soo Ho walks out he tells her that it’s taking a long time for her to come to the right answer, even though the answer is yes. Bo Nui tells him she’s already told him know, and he tells her ii’s the wrong answer but he’ll wait.
Soo Ho goes out to find Seol Hee at his bike, and she admits to wanting to see him. She complains that he wasn’t at the meeting, and he asks that if there is an issue he should know about because Bo Nui was there. She tells him that she’s hungry and he should buy her food.
They go to the sushi place, and he remembers Bo Nui. Seol Hee asks if he remembered the day he threw up the sushi she bought him. He admits that he doesn’t remember and she’s hurt. She tells him that it was the first time that he showed himself to her and told her about his father however it was all in her head. She asks if the plate was for Ryang Ha, and he tells her that it’s for Bo Nui because she’s working through the night. Seol Hee tells him that it’s good he’s looking after his subordinates and he tells her that it’s not how he sees Bo Nui. Seol Hee tries to convince him that he’s only momentarily attracted to her because of her oddity. Soo Ho inquires as to why Bo Nui became his friends and he asks if that isn’t loved because he curiosity and protectiveness she felt towards him is how he feels towards Bo Nui. Seol Hee realises that she lost Soo Ho’s love to Bo Nui,
Gun Wook is at home making a sandwich with the aid of his smart fridge. (Really dude a sandwich is difficult for you. I know it’s just product placement but still) He packs the sandwich for, who can assume to be, Bo Nui.
Ryang Ha meets with Dal Nim and she complains that she hasn’t had any progress since the first day. She came up with a plan, and as she explains it to him he sighs and tells himself that she doesn’t know that bus is already gone. Ryang Ha tells Dal Nim to takes off her braces, glasses and a little wait and she agrees.
Bo Nui is coming out of the bathroom when she hears whistling, and she follows it to the roof to find Soo Ho with food. They sit down and she eats it, He starts telling he to come to him but when she puts down her food he promises to wait. She tells him not to whistle and he tells her he did it on purpose so she’d follow. He tells her that he will rewrite all the painful memories for good ones. She tells him that he still can’t whistle at night even if there is only a chance. She asks if he’s trying to contact his father and he goes to the roof’s edge. They discuss his father, and how the communication between them is strained, and wonders if she ever thought ill of her parents. She tells him that he should tell him, but he reminds her that he’s like him and doesn’t know how to apologise. He’s scared that if they fight they’ll never see each other again. She tries to get him to talk with him but he refuses and they go downstairs.
Gun Wook comes to give Bo Nui the lunch he packed. Soo Ho is staring at Bo Nui as she works and she tries to get him to focus on the screen. He stands and bends right next to her to look at the screen. Just then Gun Wook comes and sees them and decides against giving it to her.
After they talk about work Soo Ho tries to kiss hr. She pushes him away and tells him that she wants to ban physical contact. He doesn’t understand why they bother between 2 people who have kissed. She tells him that he dreamt it, but he reminds her about the kiss she gave him while she was drunk. He mentions that people say you hear bells at your first kiss but he didn’t hear anything. Bo Nui is shocked and asked if Amy wasn’t his first love. He tells her that she wasn’t and all of his first were with Bo Nui. He goes into his office and beats himself up a little.
Gun Wook and Seol Hee are both sad and thinking about their prospects. Seol Hee wonders what her feelings towards Soo Ho are and why they still ache.
Soo Ho calls Bo Nui to make sure she arrived home, and when he tells her that he misses her she fakes a bad connection and hangs up. Soo Ho gets annoyed with Bo Nui and wonders how long it’ll take her to figure out the problem. Bo Nui prays to the spirits to help her with her heart.
The next day Gun Wook tells her that the reporters are back and tells her to wear the sunglasses. She asked what he ate and he lied about eating tteokbokki. He does off for a run and she goes to work.
Mr Je comes to see Soo Ho but Dae Hae refuses him entry. When Bo Nui comes in she says hello and he tells them to not bother calling him. Just as he leaves Soo Ho comes in and catches the elevator with Bo Nui. When the silence was too much Soo Ho starts hammering out questions for her to answer. The last question was about their relationship which she said would be done by that night.
Soo Ho is at the office when he gets a test from his mother that she’s at his house and he runs out. HE asks if Ryang Ha gave her his passcode and he confirmed tat he did. Soo Ho gets mad but heads home. He tries to get to his bike but he forgot his key so he grabs a taxi. His mother asked why he came since she was just going to clean. He tells him that she doesn’t need to and she promises to barge in from time to time because it’s good to see his face.
Mrs Je and Bo Nui meets for coffee. Mrs Je tells her that she doesn’t know much about her and so she asks about her parents and siblings. She then asks about her schooling before finally asking about her dating Soo Ho. Mrs Je asks why she refused him. and she confuses Bo Nui.
She takes Bo Nui shopping and buys her some makeup and an outfit. She tells her that she should hurry and go on a date with Soo Ho. Bo Nui tries to tell her it’s not like that, and Mrs Je tells her about the pictures in his room. She reminds Bo Nui that she calls Soo Ho cool. She agrees she can’t force her, but insists on giving her the gift anyways.
Soo Ho tells Ryang ha about the pictures in his room and Ryang Ha can’t believe it. Soo Ho explains how he feels to Ryang Ha and he asks what he’s done with Soo Ho. While they’re talking Bo Nui calls and Ryang Ha assumes that he was rejected. However, he tells him that Bo Nui wants to go for lunch the next day.
Bo Nui prays that night for Soo Ho.
Mrs Je tells Mr Je that she’s coming with her and doesn’t have the right to complain.
Soo Ho has difficulty picking out an outfit that day and plays around with each outfit. This scene is really cute and a good watch. finally arrived at the meeting spot to meet with Both Nui. She starts to tell him that he’s actually meeting with his parents when they arrive. Bo Nui goes to leave however Ms Je stops her and they all go in together.
Mrs Je and Bo Nui try to keep the conversation going, however, the two men are silent and don’t look at each other. Finally, Mr Je snaps at Soo Ho and his disapproving look and asks if he’s his father. Soo Ho moves to leave but Mrs Je mentions that it’s been 20 years and Mr Je asks how long he’ll have to grovel for. Soo Ho turns to him and asks him why he threw a 7-year-old in the seas, and Mr Je defended himself saying all seamen learn to swim that way. He tells his parents that since then he is unable to be near water or smell the sea, and since their house is surrounded by water they wonder why he doesn’t come home. Mr Je tells him that even when he was puny he believed he knew everything. Soo Ho mentions to them that he was a child, he was scared of the sea, of the night and of strangers touching him and watching him. The only people who didn’t seem to notice he was a child was his parents. He leaves and Bo Nui follows.
Bo Nui apologises for not telling him soon and he asks he that if she’s thought she could manipulate him because he liked her. She tells him that she wanted him to heal and take the first step to extending his hand to his parents. He understands that he’s the problem yet again and apologises for bothering her so much over the last while and leaves. Bo Nui just watches him leave while a tear rolls down her cheek.
The truth of dare of this episode was Bo Nui’s reaction to finding out that she was Soo Ho’s first kiss, and how happy she was.