Sometimes, the best way for a king to hear the truth is for him to go out without the trappings of his position and for there to be an Ok Nyeo around to give him a piece of her mind. Ji Hun finally learns what Lord Yoon did to his grandfather, Tae Won finds yet another way to strike at Jung Nan Jung and Ok Nyeo continues to prove how amazing she is with her putting the prisoners first.
The Flower in Prison
Ji Hun learns the truth although he’s back to being his pig-headed self, even though he has no idea about anything. Myeongjong continues to come in contact with Ok Nyeo and is intrigued by her and So Jung starts to see Ok Nyeo as a rival. Ok Nyeo though isn’t concerned with such petty squabbles as her victory is all about successfully feeding the prisoners in her care.
It takes big balls to attempt to con Jung Nan Jung, but Ok Nyeo’s got them and she’s not afraid to pull it off for the sake of the prisoners and to start a crack. Ji Hun is surprised to learn that he’s adopted and slowly starts to open his eyes to the rot going on around him. Tae Won adds yet another job to his resume and we get our first glimpse of the king whose mother rules in his stead.
We make a shocking discovery as to who Park Tae Soo’s grandson is and it’s a discovery that will complicate things a whole lot more. Jung Nan Jung finally gets what she’s been scheming for so long to achieve and is now on the warpath to bring down all who oppose her and Ok Nyeo decides to come very close for the sake of Jeonokseo.
Turns out blood is thicker than water and blood is strong enough to make Lord Yoon very very angry. Tae Won is saved by the father he wouldn’t have gone to meet if he’d been given a choice to do so. Ok Nyeo learns just a bit more about the Queen Dowager, even if she’s not totally believing. Lord Yoon and Jung Nan Jung are completely forgiven and Ok Nyeo loses a key witness in her fight to prove Jung Nan Jung’s treachery.
Sometimes people surprise you with the level of stupid, they can sink to. Ji Hun is still stupid and blind. Jung Nan Jung manipulates Lord Yoon out of prison. Ok Nyeo learns of Tae Won’s history and Tae Won is caught in the crossfire of his father’s manipulation.
When a man cruises on a high for a long time, his fall can sometimes be tragic for him but satisfying for others. Lord Yoon falls out of the Queen Dowager’s favor and lands in prison. Ok Nyeo gets her name cleared and a new lease in life. Tae Won continues to plan his moves to put his merchant organization on the map, but a personal tragedy seems to be drawing closer.
Once in a while, the universe thinks to give you a break and usually at the nick of time. Ok Nyeo finds refuge in Mama Yoon’s house, but not for long. Tae Won learns to take chances to save Ok Nyeo’s life. Lord Yoon and Jung Nan Jung collude to get Ok Nyeo killed, only to have to face the music when they can’t pull it off.
Sometimes, you need the truth to stare you in the face before you realize, you’re fucked. Really fucked. Ok Nyeo finally discovers who’s out for her head and tells the truth. Lord Yoon finds out that killing the Queen’s first love is a terrible terrible idea. Tae Won has one more reason to hate his father and treasurer Ji goes down the history records as being one of the best surrogate fathers, ever.