Lucky Romance Episode 11 Recap



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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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We rewatch Bo Nui’s (Kwang Jung Eum) confession to Soo Ho (Ryu Jun Yeol) while she thinks that he’s sleeping. When she goes to leave he grabs her arm and asks her to stay.

The next morning Dal Nim (Lee Cho Hee) wakes up in Ryang Ha’s (Jung Sang Hun) arms and freaks out. She asks what happened and he tells her that he should be asking her that because it’s the men’s room. Seung Hyun comes looking for her. Ryang Ha suggests that she went to take a walk with Bo Nui and they find out that Bo Nui went back to the city with Soo Ho the night before. She tells him how the men dunked Soo Ho into the water which shocks Ryan Ha and she tells her that she thinks he’s furious. When Dal Nim finally comes out she asks Ryang Ha what’s wrong because of his shocked expression.

Seol Hee (Lee Chung Ah) is going over the broadcast questions last minute and reminds them that they’re not to ask about love. When they ask about his first love she tells them to make it beautiful. She then thinks back to her conversation with Soo Ho. They discuss that their memories are special back then, but he wasn’t sure it was love,  however she was everything to him. She realises that it’s all past tense.

Gun Wook (Lee Su Hyuk) is waiting for Bo Nui to arrive when he calls Dal Nim to find out that she and Soo Ho left the night before.

Bo Nui falls asleep next to Soo Ho the night before and when she wakes up she notices the time. She stands to go to Gun Wook’s broadcast when she notices Soo Ho still holding her hand. She tries to reach her phone when Gun Wook calls without waking Soo Ho but fails.

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Gun Wook continues with his broadcast, which his father sees it. When it’s over Bo Nui finally shows up and apologises for being late. Gun Wook asks her where she’s coming from and when she sidesteps the answer he asks to speak with her outside. She tells him that Soo Ho was sick and she had to stay with him. He doesn’t understand and he asks what Soo Ho is to her that she keeps pushing him away. She asks why he’s getting angry and he admits that it bothers him because he likes her. She stops him from talking because he’ll regret it. She’s saved by Seol Hee who comes to tell him that the director is looking for him.

Ryang Ha comes running into Soo ho’s house looking for him. As Soo Ho is coming down the stairs he tells him that he’s told him to call before coming. He tells him how scared he was driving back when he heard about his fall into the water and wondered why he was so normal. He looks to see he’s eaten and when he looks into the fridge he sees 3 other bowls and a jar of rice and red beans. He asks if he spent the night with Bo Nui and he doesn’t answer.

Bo Nui is walking away from the TV station with Gun Wook’s words replaying in her mind.

Ryang Ha tells him that it’s love, and Soo Ho just holds in a smile. Ryang Ha tells him that he’s not even denying it. He tells him that he needs to contact her again.

Bo Nui is at home when Soo Ho texts her. Ryang Ha is trying to walk him through texting a girl. He mentions that he seems oddly entertained before taking his phone back. She tells him that she’ll see him on Monday.

Gun Wook and Seol Hee are discussing the follow-up to the broadcast and she tells him not to worry. He thanks her and pulls out the owl plushie. Seol He asks about when it first started and he admits that he doesn’t know. She asks if he’s going to date her, and he asks if he should go for it. She tells him that he has one month to play around with the past before he goes back to his real life.

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Bo Nui meets up with Seol Hee outside the apartment. She explains that the ddeokbokki is to apologise for being late, and Seol Hee asks if it’s not to apologise after running away after his confession. She explains why she was late and Seol Hee asks why she didn’t take Soo Ho to the hospital saying she doesn’t know anything. Bo Nui admits to knowing about the past and confirms that Soo Ho told her himself after questioned about it. She chastises herself for fighting back.

Soo Ho is sitting at home thinking about the night before. He texts Bo Nui to try and go out with her. She tells him that she has an appointment, and he complains that she’s always busy. He wonders if he should just go but then wonders what to say before looking at his camera.

Seol Hee calls Ryang Hee to inquire about Soo Ho. Ryang Ha tells her that Soo Ho is fine and she should just go home. Dal Nim assumes that she slept with Ryang Ha and asks him to wipe all memories of the night before from his mind. She complains that it should have been her next to Soo Ho, not Bo Nui. She walks away and Ryang Ha offers to give her tips about Soo Ho.

Bo Nui walks up to the roof to do prayers when she spots Gun Wook. She tries to slink away but her notices her. He asks if he should leave and she tells him that’s ok before lighting her candle.

Soo Ho bikes to Bo Nui’s apartment to find the lights out and wonders if she’s not home. He calls him and she doesn’t answer.

Gun Wook tells sneaks a picture of her, and when she asks what he tells her that you tend to miss the people you love when they’re not around. She tries to dissuade him, but he tells her that he’ll put his all into dating her and she should only answer after she’s received it all. He asks if they could go on a date the following day, she smiles and chastises him and he tells her that all he needs in her smile. He leaves her to think.

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Soo Ho waits for Bo Nui in the park near her house to give her pictures, but she won’t pick up her phone. When she finally hears her phone vibrate she notices he texts and runs to meet him, but he’s already gone. She tries to make herself believe that it turned out for the best. While she lies in bed someone starts knocking on her door. She opens it to find Soo Ho.

She asks him what brings him there and he admits that he couldn’t sleep a wink. He shows her his hands and asks what can he do with that because he feels like if he erases it, it’ll erase the night they spent together. He tells her that he’s aware mentally one has nothing to do with the other, but that’s what his heart feel. He asks her what’s going on. He admits that she doesn’t make sense in his head, and no matter what he does there is no way that he can understand her. He admits that she’s a bug that keeps flying around his head, but she’s a bug he doesn’t want to fix. (A bug as in an error) He asks her what he should do with the bug if he should fix it or not. Bo Nui asks him what he’s talking about coming at dawn, and then closes the door. She watches him leave from the roof.

Bo Nui tells Dal Nim about 2 men confessing to her. She asks about if one was Gun Wook. She shakes her head and tells her that it will fade once he returns to Canada. When she inquires about the other man she won’t tell claiming it’s someone she doesn’t know. She assumes it Ryang Ha, and Dal Nim tells Bo Nui to ride with the wind. She reminds her that she’s asked her how to reject someone.

Soo Ho is at home staring, and he calls Ryang Ha to check if his phone is working. Ryang Ha tells him to call BoNui and he tells him that he doesn’t want to. The doorbell rings and he runs to the door. He, however, finds that it’s Seol Hee at the door.

Seol Hee comes in with some things for him, and he tells her that it’s fine. When she opens the fridge she sees the jar of salt and red beans. She tells him that she’s an expert with food, and he tells her to take care of Gary since he’s fine. She says that he probably needs Bo Nui more than her. When Soo Ho silences her on the topic, she remembers that he doesn’t like to talk about other people, but he informs her that he like Bo Nui. She tries to tell him that he’s delusional because he said it himself that he doesn’t know what love is.

Bo Nui heads to Soo Ho’s house to see Seol Hee and Soo Ho step out. She witnesses Seol Hee put a hand on his face but turns away before seeing him push it away. Seol Hee tells him to not get hurt before leaving. He watches as the car leaves.

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The next day Soo Ho waits to Bo Nui in front of the elevators when he runs into an employee. He tells him that they’ll continue the conversation when they’re upstairs. When he had Bo Nui are finally alone in the elevator he asks if she has anything to say to him which she claims that she doesn’t.

When Bo Nui comes into the office everyone asks if Soo Ho was really offended that night. Soo Ho comes in and asks why everyone thinks he’s mad. When they offer his resignation letters he reminds him that there are 4 weeks left to go and instead of working hard, they should do it right because he has high hopes for them.

Dal Nim comes up to Bo Nui later that day and asks what she’s doing about the guys. She tells her that she hasn’t rejected them yet but she will. She states that dating isn’t a luxury that she can afford. Dal Nim asks if she can really give it up because she can’t. Dal Nim tries to implement Ryang Ha’s advice. It ends up making him thinks she’s hot and he gives her a bottle of water. She runs to tell Ryang Ha the good news and he admit that he sent her to be rejected.

Seol Ha is in her office talking with the news station about acquiring the calls when Bo Nui arrives. They go out to eat and Seol Hee apologises for snapping at Bo Nui after finding out that Soo Ho was sick. She asks Bo Nui to try and make it work between her and Gun Wook because she understands her feelings. She tells Bo Nui that she wants to make things work with Soo Ho, and asks her to keep it to herself.

Ryang Ha can’t believe that Soo Ho went to Bo Nui’s place at 4 am into the morning to confesses. Soo Ho confesses that that’s when his emotions became clear to him. He finally understands that that’s the reason why she’s mad.

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Mr Je follows his wife to the shaman before dropping by Soo Ho’s work. Soo Ho comes out and notices Young Il while he’s delivery chicken. Ryang Ha shows up and makes an offhanded comment that Young Il and Soo Ho look very similar and could almost mistake Young Il for his father. Mr Je overhears that and starts to think. He doesn’t pay attention and gets hit by Young Il.

Ryang Ha and Soo Ho go shopping and Soo Ho buys a suit with shorts. Ryang Ha makes a reservation for Soo Ho and tells him to call Bo Nui. He uses his rank to go on a date with her.

While Bo Nui is heading out she notices Mr Je causing havoc at Young Il’s place. Bo Nui calls Soo Ho while Mr Je is causing havoc. He arrives to find his father passed out on the floor, he apologises to Young Il and he tells him to just get him home safe. Soo Ho pulls him from the store when his mother shows up. She is shocked at the Havoc he caused and takes him home.

When Soo Ho comes back Young Il tells them to leave, but against his protest, Soo Ho stays to help him clean. Bo Nui helps him clean and she starts seeing him in a different light. As they leave, Soo Ho takes a stumble and lands on his behind. He asks her to forget everything that just happened. She tells him that she doesn’t want to because all she sees is him picking up the pieces. She tells him that it’s nothing to be embarrassed about. He asks her if she’ll look after him then. He admits that he wants to erase his parents and weaknesses because they’re embarrassing but he feels like they would be ok with her. She tells him that she’ll always put Bo Ra first, and he tells her that she can protect Bo Ra while he protects her. He goes to hand her a tiger pendant, but she refuses and tells him that she wanted to meet to tell him that she saw him only as a superior.

She leaves and he runs after her. She tries to tell him that she feels nothing for him, but she’s on the verge of tears. He tells her that if she leaves he’ll never ask about this again. She tells him that he’s always seen her as a bug so he  should fix it and let go. She walks away from him and but this time he turns her back around she’s crying. He pulls her into a kiss.

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This episodes truth or dare we get to see how excited she was to be texting with Soo Ho and how much it hurt her to decline his offer to go out to eat.

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