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Empire Of Gold Recap

The Sun Sets on Empire of Gold: Episodes 15-24
The Sun Sets On Empire Of Gold: Episodes 15-24

The Sun Sets on Empire of Gold: Episodes 15-24

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On the other hand, Tae-joo’s greed only continues to grow. With inside knowledge that the real estate bubble is about to burst, Seo-yee creates a “swamp” for Tae-joo, proposing a fake development adjacent to the renewal project. Tae-joo falls for it hook, line, and sinker, putting everything he owns on the line to buy a massive piece of property, including his large stake in Sung Jin Concrete. Without any cash left, and the real estate market crashing, the entire project looks to be in jeopardy if he cannot complete it quickly. This is where Tae-joo loses the last characteristic that differentiated him from Min-jae and Seo-yoon: his promise that he would never hurt anyone like his father. In order to finish construction quickly, Tae-joo breaks down and does exactly what Min-jae did decades earlier and orders Jo Pil-doo to clear the current tenants using paid thugs. Many people are injured and an old man dies from the exact same injuries that Tae-joo’s father had.

It is Seol-hee who does what no one else could do and ends the struggle for the throne once and for all. Seeing that Tae-joo has become everything he always hated, and that there is no other way to persuade him to stop, she turns him in for the murder for which she had taken the fall. She will save him by any means necessary, including sending him to jail. Love, it turns out, is stronger than greed. We never learn whether Tae-joo’s pure ambition and intellect, or Min-jae’s unfiltered lust for vengeance, are enough to defeat all the connections and privilege that Seo-yoon has at her disposal. Seol-hee’s admission preempts Min-jae’s blackmail he intended to hold over Tae-joo, and Seo-yoon is able to send her cousin, now out of cards to play, to prison.

As for Tae-joo, knowing that he has lost completely makes him a good person again, momentarily. He cancels the development project, refusing to become like Min-jae by ordering yet another round of eviction by force. He admits to the prosecutor that he was the murderer. He takes care of his underlings, makes sure his mother and sister are taken care of, and with his last phone call, turns over his shares of Sung Jin Concrete to Seo-yoon on the condition that she makes those that were injured by his development project financially whole again. And then he quite literally walks off a pier, presumably paying penance for his sins with his death. The whole thing seems deeply unfair to Seol-hee, but a functional concept of fair was never really part of this dramas equation.

[Video] Added Korean drama 'Empire of Gold' episode 23
[Video] Added Korean Drama 'empire Of Gold' Episode 23

[Video] Added Korean drama 'Empire of Gold' episode 23

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Rome wasn't built in a day. And neither was modern-day South Korea. Golden Empire chronicles the rise of a conglomerate empire from the early 90's through the new millenium. At the eye of the storm is Jang Tae-joo (Ko Soo), who goes from rags-to-riches and devotedly raises his little sister after the death of their father. He's a conscientious, self-made man with every opportunity at his feet - until the emergence of a threatening power struggle. When Tae Joo falls for the heiress Choi Seo-yoon (Lee Yo-won), he also meets his greatest rival: Seo-yoon's cousin Choi Min-jae (Son Hyeon-joo). The nation is the golden prize, and it's winner takes all, but when it's a family affair, who reigns supreme? Get ready for two decades of love and war!

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[Spoiler] "empire Of Gold", Son Hyeon-Joo Finds Out About A Murder

[Spoiler] "Empire of Gold", Son Hyeon-joo finds out about a murder

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The recording contained truth about Jang Tae-joo killing someone and Yoon Seol-hee (Jang Sin-yeong) going to prison for it. Jang Tae-joo said, "The statute is still valid. If I don't keep my promise, let the world know".

[Video] Added Korean drama 'Empire of Gold' episodes 21 and 22
[Video] Added Korean Drama 'empire Of Gold' Episodes 21 And 22

[Video] Added Korean drama 'Empire of Gold' episodes 21 and 22

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Rome wasn't built in a day. And neither was modern-day South Korea. Golden Empire chronicles the rise of a conglomerate empire from the early 90's through the new millenium. At the eye of the storm is Jang Tae-joo (Ko Soo), who goes from rags-to-riches and devotedly raises his little sister after the death of their father. He's a conscientious, self-made man with every opportunity at his feet - until the emergence of a threatening power struggle. When Tae Joo falls for the heiress Choi Seo-yoon (Lee Yo-won), he also meets his greatest rival: Seo-yoon's cousin Choi Min-jae (Son Hyeon-joo). The nation is the golden prize, and it's winner takes all, but when it's a family affair, who reigns supreme? Get ready for two decades of love and war!

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[Spoiler] "empire Of Gold" Ko Soo Divorces Lee Yo-Won

[Spoiler] "Empire of Gold" Ko Soo divorces Lee Yo-won

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As Jang Tae-joo didn't want to let go of what he had until the end, Choi Seo-yoon said, "It was a long deal but too bad. It's time to end it. I want you to leave the house tonight. I don't want to see you tomorrow".

"I will by your land for 700 billion won with plenty of interest. I'll make sure Yoon Seol-hee doesn't run out of spending money. You should return to where you came from" she continued.

However, Jang Tae-joo wasn't brought down that easily. He remembered selling two square foot of land at a billion won and said, "I won't sell it. I won't let you take it from me. You will walk out of that company empty handed. I'll leave you a cement factory".

[Video] Added Korean drama 'Empire of Gold' episode 20
[Video] Added Korean Drama 'empire Of Gold' Episode 20

[Video] Added Korean drama 'Empire of Gold' episode 20

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Rome wasn't built in a day. And neither was modern-day South Korea. Golden Empire chronicles the rise of a conglomerate empire from the early 90's through the new millenium. At the eye of the storm is Jang Tae-joo (Ko Soo), who goes from rags-to-riches and devotedly raises his little sister after the death of their father. He's a conscientious, self-made man with every opportunity at his feet - until the emergence of a threatening power struggle. When Tae Joo falls for the heiress Choi Seo-yoon (Lee Yo-won), he also meets his greatest rival: Seo-yoon's cousin Choi Min-jae (Son Hyeon-joo). The nation is the golden prize, and it's winner takes all, but when it's a family affair, who reigns supreme? Get ready for two decades of love and war!

Empire of Gold Ep. 9-14: My Painful Love is You
Empire Of Gold Ep. 9-14: My Painful Love Is You

Empire of Gold Ep. 9-14: My Painful Love is You

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There is enormous acting talent on this show and many scenes to point to for triumphant, emotional performances, particularly from supporting cast members Uhm Hyo-sup and Son Hyun-joo, and to a lesser extent, lead Lee Yeo-won. But this moment between Tae-joo and Seol-hee before the police arrive at the scene of the murder is sublime. Siren ALi provides powerful musical backing as the two cry, Seol-hee telling him, “What am I going to do? You won’t get to eat the food I cook. You would have had a big surprise,” before forcing out her signature cheerful, “Smile!” But this time the tone is that of a question and ALi painfully wales, “I love you . . . my painful love is you” in the background. Ko Soo and Jang Shin-young could not have captured Park Kyung-soos powerful writing any better and deserve an award for this scene aloneits just that powerful.

Not too long after, Tae-joo is again the voice of history, telling the Choi family breakfast table that in the face of IMF-imposed reforms, industry is changing such that, “The concept of lifetime employment will disappear. Everything will be focused around temporary and contract workers.” The instability of the corporation in the face of a family feud is a kind of allegory for Korea’s economic fate. Some are going to win big and many will be left behind with close to nothing.

[Video] Added Korean drama 'Empire of Gold' episode 19
[Video] Added Korean Drama 'empire Of Gold' Episode 19

[Video] Added Korean drama 'Empire of Gold' episode 19

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Rome wasn't built in a day. And neither was modern-day South Korea. Golden Empire chronicles the rise of a conglomerate empire from the early 90's through the new millenium. At the eye of the storm is Jang Tae-joo (Ko Soo), who goes from rags-to-riches and devotedly raises his little sister after the death of their father. He's a conscientious, self-made man with every opportunity at his feet - until the emergence of a threatening power struggle. When Tae Joo falls for the heiress Choi Seo-yoon (Lee Yo-won), he also meets his greatest rival: Seo-yoon's cousin Choi Min-jae (Son Hyeon-joo). The nation is the golden prize, and it's winner takes all, but when it's a family affair, who reigns supreme? Get ready for two decades of love and war!

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[Spoiler] "empire Of Gold", Ko Soo Takes Over Sungjin Group And Asks For A Divorce

[Spoiler] "Empire of Gold", Ko Soo takes over Sungjin Group and asks for a divorce

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He wanted to be appointed as co-chairmen with Won-jae (Eom Hyo-seob) and shut Seo-yoon's family up by giving them positions they wanted. He then asked her for a divorce at breakfast.

[Video] Added Korean drama 'Empire of Gold' episode 18
[Video] Added Korean Drama 'empire Of Gold' Episode 18

[Video] Added Korean drama 'Empire of Gold' episode 18

News via hancinema.net

Rome wasn't built in a day. And neither was modern-day South Korea. Golden Empire chronicles the rise of a conglomerate empire from the early 90's through the new millenium. At the eye of the storm is Jang Tae-joo (Ko Soo), who goes from rags-to-riches and devotedly raises his little sister after the death of their father. He's a conscientious, self-made man with every opportunity at his feet - until the emergence of a threatening power struggle. When Tae Joo falls for the heiress Choi Seo-yoon (Lee Yo-won), he also meets his greatest rival: Seo Yoon's cousin Choi Min-jae (Son Hyeon-joo). The nation is the golden prize, and it's winner takes all, but when it's a family affair, who reigns supreme? Get ready for two decades of love and war!