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Shorthand: Misty Character Chart
Ko Hae-ran – HR | Kang Tae-wook – TW | Yoon Song-yi – SY | Jung Ki-chan – KC | Ha Myung-woo – MW | Han Ji-won – JW | Lee Jae-young (Kevin Lee) – JY | Seo Eun-joo – EJ | Jang Gyu-suk – GS | Oh Dae-woong – DW | Lee Yeon-jong – YJ | Kwak Ki-suk – KS | Kang Ki-jun – KJ | Choi Ki-sub – CKS | Park Sung-jae – SJ | Byun Woo-hyun – WH
MISTY LIVE RECAP: EPISODE 14
We open on the court case. TW needs to tell us his lat defense. TW starts to talk
KHR, the name is a seccessful woman and the image of the successful anchor, but to be in that image, people don’t know how hard she lived to get to that point. She had a very bad childhood and was someone wihout a future that should give up or just be successful, she picked the second option. She did everything she had to do to be a journalist and she became the best anchor from a little reporter. She lived the hardest as a journalist and a wife, but the pro golfer KL had a car accident and this car accident became a murder case and everyone points there fingers at KHR. No one cared about this case, not even the prosecutor team, but it became a big issue after the steel company auction. They had a fake witness and the police picked her as a murdered and the news pointed her as a murderer and the court took this case without evidence and the witness did a false testimony and the wife wnted to get paid for the death of her husband. No one cared about the truth, they just want to get what they want. It was murder to one innocent person becasue of all the greed of everyone else came together. Judge, KHR said that she didn’t kill him, not me. The defendent didn’t kill anyone. That is the truth about this case.
He ends his last defense here and looks at his wife with a strong caring face. She smiles back at him.
Cut to the river, someone is fishing. He starts smoking and looking at the water. But then he stands, he sees something…a dead body? He can’t believe what he is seeing!
Urgent news is coming in. JW gets ready to give it. This is on the KHR case today.
Cut back to the case.
The brooch found in KL’s car, the brooch is not the evidence that she killed him. We had a witness, but that testimonial is not truthful and there is no evidence, so KHR, there is not enough evidence and KHR is not guilty. KC jumps up and shouts, but he is the only one, lol. Everyone breathes a sigh of relief. EJ looks like she sighed, but she also looks stressed.
The rich lawyer is upset.
Then news team talks about the witness being accused in court because they lied to hurt KHR.
Cut to the witness calling Kang Yul. The camera man is following him and recording everything. The witness isn’t getting thorugh to KangYul. He calls him again and sees him at his desk. He picks up so the witness starts talking, he is sorry to call him, but the result went in a way they didn’t expect, what should he do? KHR wants to sue him. The rich lawyer tells him to follow the manual as they first said. He hangs up and the man yells, representative? Representative?
EJ runs and talks to the polcie. Was it really Dong Hyun? Then police say that it is, they checked, but she is the only one that can approve him, but if it is too much then –
But EJ runs into the room to see if it is really Dong-hyun, she starts crying from behind the door.
Then we see the ticket. TW opens it in his home office and looks at it. Then he gets a call from the detective. But he isn’t answering. He puts his phone back in his pocket and looks at the tickets again. he puts it in his drawer and looks away contemplatively.
Meanwhile HR comes out in a laungerie and sees TW preparing some wine. He wants to celebrate that her truth is proved. HR smiles and pickds up the glass. This time she toasts with TW. She thanks him and he says this is her 23rd thank you. She laughs, you count those things? He says it is because it makes him happy whenever he hears it. He tells her to forget about everything from today. She says she doens’t know if she can forget about it. He strokes her hair and tells her that he can forget everything (for the both of them?). So he will forget everything and tomorrow morning he will live as if ntohing happened. As if he first met her, as young people say, as if it is the first day. HR says she thought about it and she didnt do anything to him, but how can he be this good to her? What is she to him? He says she is the one that he still wants to have. Someone that he still wants to make his. She says she has a lot of thorns and he says that he doens’t care, she can just live like herself.
She puts her glass on the table and hugs him. She says that she is so scared, she likes everything (she is happy), that is why she is afraid. He tells her that she thinks too much. Today, they can just think about themselves. They can just think about “us” only.
He hugs her tightly and we see KJ calling TW over and over again.
WH’s Boss is talking to him. He says, the trial was so easy, where did you get the witness? Our prosecutor team became a joke because of you. The lawyer association accussed us of misconduct. WH says he will talk to KangYul. The boss laughs, KangYul lawfirm is accusing the prosecution team. They wanted to stab us, because of you, we became less than a thug. WH thinks there must be a misunderstanding. But his boss says, becasue of him, not only him but their higher-ups will be fired. WH aplogizes. But the Boss says WH should resign, he should be solely responsible.
Mini flashback of GS asking WH if he wants to be solely blamed or if he will do what he suggests.
WH asks his boss if he can give him one day? He leaves.
HR AT HOME
HR wakes up happy, but TW isn’t there. She finds breafast with flowers and a letter. It says I love you, did you have a nice sleep, you were sleeping so hard so I didn’t wake you up. Enjoy your new morning starting today. HR texts him.
HR: Thank you for the breakfast.
TW is meeting with the detective in TW’s office. He wants to know what the occassion is. TW says the manager was found in the river. It is not a missing case but a murder case. KL’s manager also died, so we should investigate again. TW says this manager might have killed himself because he is in a bad condition. KJ thinks he knows tha manager well. TW says his wife was threatened by him, that is why he knows about him. TW explains what he was doing that day. he tripped on the stairs and went to the emergency room then went to the trial. Does he want to know any more?
KJ says he does not and gets up to leave. TW says he hopes KJ doens’t come visit him anymore in regard to the KL case. We are not guilty anymore. KJ says, WE? TW says, yes, WE. KJ says that he has a questions, in the court, when he interrogated the witness, do you know where his car was? Why did he say dead body? The witness didn’t say anyhing about a dead body. he said they hit the head and he didnt’ move.
TW thinks and says it is becasue he knows that he was already dead so he said that subconciously. KJ thinks…subconciously…I tohught you believed KL died with a car accident. And you knew that the witness was lying but you said that he was dead? TW wants to know what this means, is this crime psychology? KJ says that crime psychology is more interesting. The subconcious saying that there is a dead body, it that related to the crime? TW says that he is sorry, but he is busy. KJ understand and tells him, thank you for the conversation.
While leaving, KJ bumps into KC. KC wants to know why the detective is there so early. But TW calls MW and it looks like KC thinks something is wrong.
Then we cut to a more preaceful moment of HR going to work. Everyone says hellow to her and that she did a good job. DW also wants to say hi but he looks awkward in doing so. HR says that DW must have been happy not to see her while she was in court and they start to argue about it. But the he gives her some soy milk instead of tofu. She says she didn’t go to jail and he says that she should just drink it. The journalists have the pride of saying the truth, but our pride is on the line, how could they try to destroy a person like this? It’s not like I like you, its just that you suffered a lot.
Then he changes the conversation to JW not being at her seat, maybe she is in the restroom, maybe he should go to the restroom also? HR sits back and then we see her drinking the soy milk while talking to GS.
GS talks news but HRr says that she thought she would go forward in her life, but now she thinks she missed a lot. GS chuckles, she was thinking about that? He says he has lived long enough to hear these things from her mouth (?). HR says that she wants to finish KangYul up. He asks if she is confident and she says that she will. GS tells her to go, go clean everything up! he stands as if invigorated and HR tells him to be there for a long long time. GS takes a breath and thinks that HR is cursing him, but he is happy and sits as he says his seat is so lonely.
Then we see HR with her team of JW and the camera man. CM fills her in on the lawfirm and JW also fills her in. They think that WH is the only victim. Then we see YJ coming in, she wants to see hR. YJ gives HR something in teh hallway. She says director Jang gave this to her as homework so she did a little bit of investigation and brought it just incase she needs it. She knows that her husband is the taret of KangYul lawfirm right now and she wants to know if HR will help her this one time. SHe will give her everything about this case, she won’t survive if he gets fired like this. How can he get fired for fabricating a witness, he will become a loser (he won’t be able to get a job as a lawyer anymore). HR asks how he is doing and if she can see him now.
We see WH siting in a high class office space. he is waiting and wiaiting and waiting. But no one is coming to see him. People walk by, but they don’t talk to him. Whever someone walks by, he stands to greet them, but they keep walking. Finally a secretary comes out and tells him that they have a long meeting, so he should leave for the day.
WH leaves, super sad, he is a destroyed man. His wife greets him and wants toknow why he came so late. He wants to know why she came and then we see HR in the background like a big boss.
WH looks at HR standing the background, but he doesn’t know what this is. YJ asks him to listen to her. WH can’t accept this though, is he the stupid prosecutor now? he leaves. HR confronts him and says that he is still a prosecutor in Korea, isn’t he? They go inside and HR tells him to finish as a prosecutor. When he was a prosecutor, he had a little idea of having a better world. But WH says he is finished. HR tells him that he should finish as a prosecutor, not with KangYul pushing him out. HR will give him evidence that KangYul defended the steel company, she will give him everything, but she needs to know that the witness was fabricated. So he will die as a stupid prosecutor, or he will finish as a prosecutor.
WH goes to his bosses offive and give him his resignation letter. The boss tells him to just leave it and leave. But WH says there is evidence that KangYul was behind the steel company, HR covered it. They wanted to destroy HR. The boss says, so you were inbetween them…just leave. WH says to use him as his sword, he will correct his reputation to the general public, then he will take off his robes. The boss turns, he is interested.
Then we see GS talking to his people. They have evidence that KangYul fabricated the witness? HR will you cover it? HR says JW will cover it, she started it, so she should finish it. Everyone is eimpressed, GS says JW will take the case, this is a big case. The law firm and company got together, they tried to cover this case up but they touched something hey shouldn’t have touched, they touched the law and journalism and they shouldn’t let it go. The news is fact! Let’s go!
The prosecutor team goes to Kang Yul with a lot of boxes. WH is at the head. The rich lawyer says that WH will not win over him. But WH just tells him people to start. They start seizing everything in the office.
At JBC, JW gives HR a coffee, she wants to know why she gave her the job, she was the replacement right? HR tells her that she worked hard, she grabbed her chance and she took it, so news nine is Ji Wons news 9 from now on. She smiles at her, there is no owner of that position. JW apologizes, she was rude before. HR tells her that no journalist hit Kang Yul face to face like that, she is the first one reporting and facing Kang Yul, so do a good job, don’t lose and don’t be intimidated, okay? HR says yes and watches HR leave with news 9 in the background. She turns and looks at the news 9 seat with a sigh. She grows emotional at the weight of it all.
But the VP storms into the news room. He yells at everyone. Are they going to show this fabricated witness thing? It is not a fact. It is not evidence. Does this company belong to HR? HR says she is just showing the report, they are journalists. But the VP says they won’t be able to show it. GS comes up and says that this is under his authority, he wants to know the truth. The VP wonders, ah, so GS is in on tehis too. Everyone will move to the country! I will pick someone else. Then he alks to JW, hey JW, if you stay in the news room then you need to know which items to pick. As an anchor, you are responsible. The VP stops the news, they can’t do it whithout his permision. He storms out.
But GS tells everyone to prepare as normal.
GS goes to the VP room and slams the door. Hey, VP, two years have passed since you got this position with connections. I HAD A LOT OF ADMINISTRATIONS, 2 ADMINISTRATIONS PASSED UNDER ME, I KNOW EVERYTHING. He slams something on the table. You have to take care of your own kid, you have to take care of your son, his drugs.
Are you touching my family!
If you care about your son, if you block this news, then I will report your sons scandal. Perhaps this will be more issue than today, you like vieweship right? This will make big news.
(so it looks like the VP isn’t a news person, he was just appointed there and doesnn’t know how serious this is)
Cut to the news. Rich lawyer sits at a table but no one is there. It is there regular meeting spot. He calls the VP, but the VP doesn’t pick up the phone. He turns it off and flips it over. The rich lawyer hears a voice mail.
News starts on the auction case and the rich lawyer sits at the table alone.
JW tells everyone that KangYul fabricated the witness to cover up the case. They have a witness interview. They witness tells them everything, but his face is blurred out. He says all those things about HR becoming a killer if he talked about this case. Then JW starts to talk about the law and the governement and the case and money, they will do a deeper investigation about this case. TW watches News Nine as well.
But then HR looks like she is about to pass out. She holds her head and is alone in the news offices. The director calls her and tells her that they did a good job. She says that she thinks she did a good job as well. They look at each other as they talk on the phone from their two desks. She asks him for a vacation and he says, NO, but it was ajoke. He says that she can take a vacation. then it looks like h ewants to tell her something lese, but he says it is nothing.
HR leaves and starts walking through the hall. She thinks back on the last month or two with everyone mocking her and upset at her and being arrested and she finally passes out in the hallway. But no one is around.
Then we see MW meet TW in a bar. He thinks he shouldn’t have gone that far. MW says that guy would have been a headache, so it’s better this way. TW wants to know when he will stop circling around him and MW says it will be when he thinks TW can take care of HR forever. TW wants to know what he was talking about and MW says that TW knew that the witness was fabricated.
TW looks at MW, but he looks shook. MW says that TW knew the end of this trial, but he took his time, he made HR suffer. Why does he want to torture HR? Becasue he was angry at HR, he knows that TW was mad at her. He had a very clean life, but HR left a spot on his life. He may love HR, but loving her and protecting her is another story, so he will be around TW. MW says that this would have never ever happened if TW was a little more patient. He stands and stares at TW and then leaves.
HR is in the hospital and TW runs into the room. GS is with her. TW wants to know what happened and GS says she was just tired, she will be better after resting. GS says he heard Kevin Lee’s manager committed suicide, they will cover it briefly unless somthing else happens. The camera man and GS leave.
Cut to EJ, the police say there is no evidence of murder. He had a lot of speeping pills in his system, so it might be a suicide. EJ wants to know what KJ thinks, does he think it is suicide? KJ says he is sorry that she is having a hard time and he is sorry he can’t do an investigation. But EJ just thinks that her husband died and her manager died. One is a car accident and the other is suicide. Just tell her, if he believes it then she will believe it, was it all an accident and a suicide. Just tell her and she will live her life like that. KJ says he will contact her when the case goes further. But EJ just wants him to tell her for peace of mind. Car accident and suicide? KJ says he doens’t think so, he doesn’t agree with the result of the court order so he is sorry that he can’t tell her that it was an accident. But she says that she is thankful, because at least he is the only one that believes it and is telling it to her in that way. She starts crying and leaves.
Then we see EJ enter her home. She looks tired as she sets her bag on the chair. then she looks at her happy photo with her husband. Cut to her holding up a sign that says KHR killed my husband, she is guilty. She is standing inf ront of an office building and there is a crowd of people around her. MW is watching this and shaking his head.
HR AT HOME
Meanwhile HR wakes up, TW isn’t here so she goes into the kitchen and sees her in-laws. Her Mother-in-law tells her to get dressed, her father-in-law is there.
TW drives home as well and looks nervous as he presses the button for the elevator. He meets HR in her dressing area and tells her that he can make them leave. But HR says she is okay. they go outside and have breakfast/lunch together, but it is quiet. HR speaks first and apologizes for everything. But the mother speaks nicely and says that it is fine that the result is good.
The father wants to know how far she will go. She slashed all thoe people in power, so what is her next plan? HR asks him how far she should go? What would make him happy? He asks her if she really has an idea to be promoted? She says yes. He asks her if she is confident? She says Yes. Halabogi smiles. He asks for some more soup, he says he has a big appetite today.
Afterwards, HR and TW walk them out. Her MIL tells her that she doens’t look good and she will send her some medicine. HR wonders if she passed. TW says that he has to go back to work, he has a lot of cases coming in after taking on HR’s case. He tells her to go inside and HR tells him to be careful driving and she will see him tonight. TW looks a little taken aback and tells her…okay. Then he drives off with a stunned face.
Flashback of what MW said entering his mind…if he were a little more careful thann nothin would have happened Kang Tae-wook. We see an image of him raging and he drives.
Cut to HR looking through their mail. She wants to open the mail so she goes to his office to find a knife. She opens the drawer and sees the traffic ticket. She takes it out.
But now she feels weird. She reads the ticket and just stares at it.
Then we see EJ waiting at the subway with her sign that reads HR killed her husband. MW comes up to her (girl better watch out!). MW looks at her and EJ looks back at him. He sits next to her without talking. But he looks at her.
VO – I will do anything
Cut back to HR reading the ticket and breathing hard. A photo was taken of TW’s car.
Flashback of TW doing an illegal U-turn after he saw HR with KL, the camera catches it. HR starts crying in frustration as she reads it. TW drives is driving as HR tears; and MW looks at EJ.
Travel agent – This weekend is available.
Cut to TW and HR laying in bed and looking at each other.
TW – Let’s go on a trip
HR – Trip?
TW – We haven’t been on any trip for 7 years since we married. You are using your vacation time now, so let’s go anywhere and take a nice break.
HR – Okay let’s go.
TW – Where would you like to go?
HR – Somewhere where no one is around and there is only you and me alone.
TW – Okay, let’s go someplace like that.
HR pulls herself closer to TW and hold each other tightly in bed.
Then we cut to TW alone. He looks at nothing as he sits on the couch. His wedding photo is behind him and the camera scrolls to it and then back to him.
HR – Kang Tae-wook, what did you do to me?
HR cries at the news 9 desk, but she is sitting on the steps. She has two bottles of soju next to her.
TW – Don’t leave HR, this is the truth. For me, you were love.
Scene 1: HR is sentenced not guilty. KS follows the witness to find out the relationship between the witness and the law firm.
Scene 2: TW and HR have a little congratulate party. He says to her that he still wants to have her.
Scene 3: KJ still suspects TW for Kevin’s murder case.
Scene 4: HR comes back to the news room and has a fun little argument with DW.
Scene 5: WH submits his resignation letter but he tells his superior that he wants to get his revenge on the law firm that used him. HR gives the big Steel company news to JW.
Scene 6: WH investigates the Law firm as prosecutor. HR acknowledges JW for earning the news 9 anchor position.
Scene 7: VP threatens news 9 team then the director goes to VP’s room and threatens him back with his son’s drug case.
Scene 8: JBC broadcasts the corruption case among politician, law firm and construction company. The director tells HR good job and she is asks for a vacation. She finally collapses.
Scene 9: MW and TW meet and MW tells TW that he will be around them until he is sure TW can take care of HR. MW says to TW he should have been a little more patient.
Scene 10: The father in law finally accepts HR.
Scene 11: HR finds TW’s traffic ticket in his drawer, it places him near the murder scene.