Six Flying Dragons Episode 30

Korean Drama Reactions & Reviews | January 16, 2016 | 313 viewed

Director: Shin Kyung Soo
Genre: Historical, politics
Release Date: 16th January, 2016
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Our most cunning young dragon devises an ingenious plan to lure the most secret of secret organizations out of hiding this episode, and by using their own vanity as a weapon, he’s able to poke a few good-sized holes through Nameless’ impenetrable facade. It’s an hour about looking to the future, of realizing one’s dreams and how to make them happen, even though we know in drama speak that when you plan for the future, you may as well be signing your own death warrant. Fate is a cruel mistress that way.
Six Flying Dragons episode 30

Sa-gwang (played by Han Ye-ri) is yet another important antagonistic character in "Six Flying Dragons". You know, it bears repeating- this drama has way too many characters to keep track of. It's relatively easy to remember who Sa-gwang is mainly because to date we haven't had any other women swordfighters. But back when Sa-gwang was just Yoon-rang I couldn't even figure out why she was in the story at all. Shoot, I didn't even notice she was being played by Han Ye-ri, who normally works in film.
History does eventually manage to explain all of this, as Goryeo gains its final King- a man with no apparent political skill or intelligence whatsoever who had to be talked into the job. Big surprise there, given the fate of the last two kings. Even granting that King Woo was kind of a jerk, it's really difficult to rationalize what happens to King Chang. The poor little guy hadn't even made his tenth birthday yet, and look at how he's dragged in.
The moral ambiguity here is very thick. More significantly, it's not really addressed, which is deliberate. It's been so long since Bang-won has been motivated by a genuine ethical crisis that he doesn't actually seem to appreciate that the entire reason everyone has been working so hard to overthrow Goryeo is because of its inherently corrupt political system. For him, the only relevant question at stake is fairness. And after all the work Bang-won has gone through, he obviously thinks he has been treated unfairly.
This much does bolster Bang-won's rather interesting relationship with Ryoon. After Ryoon's very omnious appearance on the scene several episodes ago, and his relatively quick defeat thereafter, Ryoon has been relegated to the background. He's a man of obvious skill who, like every other character not affiliated with a secret political organization, really just wants to survive the political mess alive. So as tempting as it is to make Ryoon out to be the bad guy here, in reality his willingness to play a passive role has been very well established.
Six Flying Dragons episode 30
Six Flying Dragons episode 30
Six Flying Dragons episode 30
Six Flying Dragons episode 30
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