Playing With Fire
Episode 5 of Payback begins with Joon-kyung dropping an enormous bombshell, deciding to confess she’s a co-conspirator and calls out her accomplice conspirator – Gi-seok. Gi-seok is aware of this stunt wasn’t all her and wonders whether or not Eun-yong could also be again and inflicting havoc.
Tae-chun reveals up at In-ju’s place and decides to arrest him for misappropriation and malpractice. However, Gi-seok occurs to be on the cellphone listening to all of this happen, given he simply rang asking for assist. Speaking of Eun-yong, he talks to Chairman Oh once more, this time doubling down on the concept of serving to him turn into a Congressman.
Given Baek has little hope of turning into the subsequent Congressman, and this home of playing cards beginning to topple, Eun-yong places strain on Oh to hitch forces and activate his cronies. It appears to work too and he fingers over a Press Pass for Eun-yong.
In the hallway, Tae-chun passes Gi-seok and encourages him to go and communicate to his father-in-law. When he refuses, claiming that is Tae-chun’s case, the latter turns round and tells the prosecutor that he’s going to search out his personal method to the seventh ground, hinting that he has no intention of taking part in soiled like him.
Eun-yong delivers a speech to Change Investment Partners, getting proper to the reason for the difficulty and promoting his personal offshore mutual funds as a viable answer to the sticky Myung scenario. He claims they’re unattainable to hint and he even has the backing of Oh as properly. With In-ju behind bars (for now no less than), Chief Park Jeong-su is promoted as much as his place.
Eun-yong heads into jail to see Myung In-ju, who shrugs off the fees towards him and claims he can simply pay some wonderful after which it’ll be over. Eun-yong reveals off his press go and confirms precisely what he intends to do, digging into Myung In-ju’s unlawful wealth.
Gi-seok rings by means of to Jeong-su, enraged about what’s occurred to Myung In-ju. Jeong-su remains to be sad in regards to the condominium he’s leased over in Busan, one thing that’s fallen by means of due to Gi-seok’s lies and manipulation. Well, the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office present up with a suspension order whereas they examine him and his workplace. Gi-seok just isn’t glad but it surely’s asmall victory and an indication that the tide is at present altering.
Joon-kyung is praised for her nice work, havign achieved due diligence and labored with a good agency to attract up her timeline of what occurred ack in 2010. Thankfully we truly see all of this, as we reduce and see Hye-rin shamed and admitting she’s scared, particularly to combat again towards such highly effective figures attempting to tear her down. Still, she agrees to maintain her head and for now, get pleasure from a meal collectively.
Joon-kyung receives the information about her mom whereas she’s being interrogated in regards to the forgery of paperwork. As a consequence, she’s truly allowed to go at this level. Joon-kyung takes the burden of this and throws it again at Gi-seok, who truly spoke to Hye-rin earlier that day, in response to the customer log.
Gi-seok tells her they’re sweeping all the fees below the rug as a result of she’s “family” and the case is over now Hye-rin has handed away. He encourages her to go and get a job at a quiet legislation agency someplace and walks away.
With Myung weaseling out of questioning with Tae-chun, he as a substitute takes a unique tact. In truth, he asks Bok-sun – the woman he took the shares from and damage with an iron final episode – to sue him. If she does that, he’ll return her shares.
When she does, Myung is interrogated late at evening on the Detention Center. And for some cause, he’s left all on his personal. As a consequence, he manages to get out and go away the Detention Center. He’s to return in 3 hours although, prompting him to drive into the center of city.
There, Myung In-ju meets with Chairman Oh and encourages him to maintain on his aspect reasonably than turning into a turncoat. When he refuses, In-ju pushes him off the roof of the constructing, throwing an enormous spanner within the works for Eun-yong. At the identical time, Gi-seok writes out an announcement outlining his intentions.
In the morning, Eun-yong hears the information about Chairman Oh committing suicide, given he additionally had a suicide notice on him too. As a consequence, the number one suspect is Eun-yong reasonably than In-ju.
Hong is visited at her Equity Fund by inspectors, who demand she contact Eun-yong. As for our protagonist, he realizes there’s just one method to combat again after such a daring transfer and he heads in nonchalantly to GMI Bank, with out arousing suspicons from anybody… one way or the other. He steps into the center of GMI Bank and waits. He speaks to Tae-chun and tells him to cuff his uncle and arrest him.
The Episode Review
Payback turns from intriguing to contrived in a matter of minutes and it’s fairly stunning how this all happened. With Myung In-ju behind bars, he one way or the other concocts a plan with the guards to: Break out with out alerting every other guards on obligation (with out even sporting a disguise), dodge all of the cameras each inside and out of doors the middle, make it into the center of city, stand up to the rooftop with Chairman Oh with out alerting anybody inside that constructing, throw him off the roof, return to the detention heart and get inside his cell earlier than the police even present up on the scene and discover a lifeless physique on the ground.
If that wasn’t sufficient, Eun-yong is painted as the number one suspect however no person bats an eyelid as he makes it into the center of GMI Bank, the place Chairman Oh’s dying ought to be massive information.
It’s a disgrace too as a result of Payback does have some good factors, particularly the characters and the overarching story. Sadly, this episode is nowhere close to the usual of the others and a black spot in what’s in any other case been a strong crime drama.
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