I wish I was making this up. I wish.
Upon talking about their mother, Aro (Go Ara) utters this pathetic line to Sunwoo (Park Seo Joon) – who is actually Moo Myung in Hwarang, so transparently written with intentional pathos.
Before the line, Sunwoo’s face looked like this:
That’s a happy, I’m-in-a-good-mood face. They’re having a nice stroll.
And then –
“Our mother couldn’t sing a lullaby. Because she was mute.”
So then his face looked like this:
Talk about a conversation stopper.
What a pitiful line.
Pitiful, as in inducing pity, and pitiful, as in the decision made by Writer Park Eun Young. (Double entendre!)
And we’ve 12 more eps to go.