Too Much Darkness for Rainbow

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When my tears overflow, I wonder: is it you I hate or is it me? The sun breaks through layers of curtains, colouring the room red. My heart is still beating even when each thump feels like a kick to the chest. Is it grief that leaves me broken or is it anger? Am I sad ’cause you’re gone or am I angry ’cause I’m not the one who cuts you off? Am I selfish for not wanting it to end or am I stupid for hanging onto something that’s destined to break apart?

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Gender Identity Crisis, Stuck in the History, and Endangered by Royal Families’ Schemes: What’s So Interesting About Korean Drama “Mr. Queen”

Blue House chef, Jang Bong-hwan, believes that there is no one more powerful than him in Korea. After all, he is the one who decides what food will be consumed by important political members of South Korea. His arrogant attitude invites hostile intention from other people around him. They then come up with a plan which results in Bong-hwan’s coma after a police chase.

When he wakes up though, instead of in a hospital, he finds himself in a chamber of a Joseon Dynasty’s crown princess, Kim So-young (later known as Queen Cheorin) from the Kim Clan. Now, not only puzzled by his changing sex and historical events surrounding him, Bong-hwan also faces the danger of opposite clan who wants him (her) to let go of his (hm, her) status as crown princess and soon-to-be-queen of Joseon Dynasty. As the icing on the cake, it seems that her own fiance, King Cheoljong, does not hold any affection for her and instead wants her dead.

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Yellow: The Colour of Youth and Dream

Nam Ji Hoon’s music career and free-spirited way of life always give his girlfriend (Lee Ye Reum) anxiety, along with her other problems such as her hectic job and the fact that she is still a newbie in her office. For her, breaking up is the right thing to do. She can’t handle the uncertainty of their future after all.

But Ji Hoon is still hoping. So, even if a fangirl-turned-photographer (Jo Su Ah) of his band has declared her feelings for him multiple times in the years they’ve known each other, Ji Hoon still doesn’t budge. Not until he realizes that for a wound to heal, he has to move on from the past. In addition to that, someone apparently has an interest to steal Su Ah’s attention away from him.

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