Interactive vocabulary exercise from “Empress Ki” Eps. 21-23

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   affiliated      banishes      captive      counterfeiting      deposing      escapes      eunuch      faking      freedom      gratitude      hermitage      implicated      massacre      monk      pregnant      prematurely      pressures      rebellion      regain      reinstated      reluctantly      revenge      secretive      shady      slave market      survives   
SeungNyang saves Wang Yu, Bayan, Tal Tal, and Togon from being in a failed against El Temur. Out of , El Temur promotes Bayan as governor. He also Togon into the Empress Dowager who has placed upon herself all the blame for the rebellion. Togon her to a nunnery.

When El Temur denies Wang Yu’s request to be as King of Koryo, he decides to return to Koryo, but SeungNyang stays to search for the Blood Vow. SeungNyang wants to use the will against El Temur and his family for her and to help Wang Yu his throne.

SeungNyang becomes and hides for several months in a secret room in the palace. She through the help of her Koryo friends - the head , Lady Noh, Lady Park, and some kitchen maids. She finally from the palace, but Lady Park, Lady Noh, and her kitchen maid-friends are massacred on Tanasiri’s order. SeungNyang escapes from the and gives birth in a cave. Later on, she is shot with an arrow by Yom Byungsu, and her baby gets thrown into the river below. She buries her friends, and not being able to find her baby in the river, she accepts that her baby died.

But SeungNyang’s baby is found alive by a who brings it to the where Tanasiri is staying. Tanasiri, who is her pregnancy, claims the baby as her own, naming him Maha. To hide her secret, Tanasiri orders that the monks be poisoned and the hermitage be burned down.

SeungNyang and former eunuch Jokho are captured by slave traders with the group Eagle House. (The group, with help from El Temur, controls business in Yuan through and other practices.) While being held , SeungNyang finds the Blood Vow hidden in Lady Noh’s gift to her. She gains her after Bayan, out of gratitude, buys her from the .