Interactive vocabulary exercise from “Empress Ki” Eps. 32-34

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   abdication      arrows      assassinate      attempt      behalf      betrayed      blame      clan      complicity      crossbow      decoded      hesitates      imperial      investigate      oversee      pursuers      pursuing      Regent      risk      romantically      stand up      switch      testify      various   
El Temur forces Togon to seal an decree naming Prince Maha as Emperor and Tanasiri as Empress . But SeungNyang, the Empress Dowager, Bayan, and Tal Tal rescue Togon from abdicating by helping the governors to to El Temur. Tal Tal uses a document secretly given to him by Wang Yu. (The document, taken from Eagle House and by Yon Feisu, names all the Eagle House men in the provinces and outlines El Temur’s .) But Togon fails to get back the seal from El Temur.

El Temur then plans to Togon and SeungNyang during the Royal Hunt by using the imperial guards under Yom Byungsu. During the hunt, Tanasiri finds out that Wang Yu is still in love with SeungNyang. Feeling that Wang Yu led her on , Tanasiri decides to kill him too.

With some imperial guards, Tanasiri tries but fails to kill SeungNyang. Caught in a trap later on, SeungNyang is saved by Togon from being struck by poisoned . SeungNyang and Togon are then attacked by Yom Byungsu and other imperial guards. They are able to escape from the guards when, unknown to them, Wang Yu and two of his men their lives fighting against dozens of the . The pursuers surround the wounded Wang Yu and his men. Tanasiri also aims to shoot Wang Yu with a , but she . Wang Yu and his men are rescued by Yon Feisu and Jokho.

The Dowager Empress and the imperial court El Temur and his for their role in the assassination . Tanasiri doesn’t tell her father about how Wang Yu them, and so, El Temur asks Wang Yu to on their . Tangqishi tells Yom Byungsu to take all the for the assassination attempt. Yom Byungsu is sentenced to death, but Tangqishi pulls off a and helps him escape. Yom Byungsu is sent to the mine owned by El Temur.