Interactive vocabulary exercise from “Empress Ki” Eps. 1-6

Cloze test
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   alive      assassination      assassins      concubine      Crown Prince      dragged off      escape      exiled      exposed      faithfully      frames      military      pretends      prison      recognize      Regent      salt-trafficking      save      soldier      turns against      uncover      women   
SeungNyang, her mother, and other Koryo women are being to Yuan as part of the tribute. But they are released from by Wang Yu, the young of Koryo. While trying to , SeungNyang’s mother is killed by Tangqishi, son of the Yuan , El Temur. Before dying, SeungNyang’s mother tells her that her father is still and gives her the ring that her father will . SeungNyang escapes successfully and, from then on, to be a boy to protect herself.

SeungNyang learns archery, sword fighting, and other skills with the help of Wang Ko, the brother of the King of Koryo. But SeungNyang secretly Wang Ko when she learns that he is helping Tangqishi with getting for the concubine tribute.

Thirteen years later, SeungNyang pretends to work for Wang Ko. But the band of Koryo boys she leads is actually trying to their sisters taken as concubines to Yuan. Not knowing that Wang Yu is the Crown Prince, SeungNyang helps him to Wang Ko’s activities. About to be , Wang Ko urges the King of Koryo to crown him as the next king.

SeungNyang becomes a , and she helps Commander Ki Ja-oh and Wang Yu in protecting Togon, the Yuan prince, from sent by El Temur. But Commander Ki Ja-oh gets killed, and El Temur Wang Yu for the attempt.