Lee Min Ho & Kim Go Eun Share Fleeting Kiss In Episode 5 Of “The King: Eternal Monarch”

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Surprise, surprise! – it is only episode 5 – but Lee Min Ho and Kim Go Eun brought fans to cloud nine in The King: Eternal Monarch!

Tackling their emotions head on, the love pairing of The King: Eternal Monarch engage to a tacit understanding that they share an evident special bond. It is hard not to fawn over Kim Go Eun and her character Jung Tae Eul. The way she opt not to overthink the process of getting attached to someone show her character’s unfazed attitude.

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Upon entering Lee Gon’s Kingdom, she gets the validation that the handsome emperor was not blabbing nonsense after all. She is even cheeky to bring back the joke of not eating food unless someone eats it first for her. Asserting she is “alice in wonderland”, her sassiness just makes Lee Gon adore her even more.

First fleeting Kiss

Imposing his power as the King, Lee Gon sets on more sweet traps to make Jung Tae Eul acknowledged that their fated encounter is definitely worth it. Just as Tae Eul takes the upper hand in setting the flow of romance, Lee Gon dominates and shows he is in control by shutting her up with a sweet fleeting kiss.

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In episode 5 of The King: Eternal Monarch, it was also made known that Maximus is female and even have a title “Lady” attached to her name. Things also get cryptic to Detective Kang Shin Jae’s secrets and back story.

As romantic elements surge for Lee Gon and Jung Tae Eul, the series also gives details on the villain’s evil ploys. It turns out that he approaches people in the Kingdom to switch identities to people in the Republic. We just don’t know yet if he does it vice versa and if it is part of his grand end game plan.

Tae Eul explores the Kingdom

Letting Tae Eul explore the Kingdom, Jo Yeong secretly tracks where his King’s favorite woman wanders. En route his busy schedule, Lee Gon beams upon learning what his girl has searched so far on his phone: his life and family details plus his rumored girlfriend – and her body figure. But his smile fades when he noticed a strange inquiry.

After her exploration, Tae Eul gets stuck at Seoul Station as she runs out of money to take the train. Calling 17 times to reach Lee Gon, the emperor finally heard her persistent phone battle with the palace people.

Like a knight in a shining armor, Lee Gon orders his private chopper to go to Seoul. Jo Yeong comes out of his trailing and leads Tae Eul to a nearby building. Time stops when Lee Gon emerges from the door of the building and presents himself to Jung Tae Eul, who was insistent on meeting him.

Confronting her of the person she looked for in the Kingdom, Jung Tae Eul confessed that she was hoping to see what her mother looks like in his world. Their talk though gets interrupted as Goo Seu Ryeong’s entourage approached. Without permission, she invites herself to the awkward situation. And we see a thrilling love triangle to happen in the horizon.

Episode 6 of The King: Eternal Monarch is scheduled tonight on Netflix at 10:30 p.m. SGT.

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