Rewind to the end of last week’s episode, where the king declares that he’ll behead Yong Gol Dae himself to show Joseon’s position to the world.
Yong Gol Dae gets word of the King’s order and makes a run for it, and we catch up to Dal Hyang and Yong Gol Dae facing off in the bamboo forest. Dal Hyang tells Yong Gol Dae that he has to capture him since it’s the King’s order, and by the way, he’s not having a very good first day of work, even having been poisoned by a girl. However, since the Prince told him that the King’s order comes first, he’ll hold off on his other mission and take care of Yong Gol Dae.
At the same time, the Prince declares that the 2M (the 2 Musketeers, Seung Po and Min Seo) have to get to Yong Gol Dae first and protect him, setting up our friends for an awkward situation.
Dal Hyang and Yong Gol Dae go at it in the scenic bamboo forest, and Dal Hyang holds his own despite being weakened from the poison