It’s time for another round of first impressions, we’ve got two Candle in the Tombs, both of which seem to be boasting quality productions with Jin Dong as the elder Hu Ba Yi and Ethan Ruan as the younger version. In the meantime, if you’re not caught up on the episode recaps of The King’s Woman, below is a zippy review on the drama.
Its Hu Bai Yi when he’s young and whoever did the casting did a great job! His younger self really has the characteristics and personality of his older self down to a T. The series is kind of slow in the beginning so give it a few episodes for Hu Bai Yi and Fatty to win you over with their youthful troublemaking antics. Hu Bai Yi is daring to the point of recklessness in his actions and who would’ve known, what a ladies’ man he was too!
fyi… the traps in the tombs are real! Tombs in ancient Chinese, South American, Egyptian cultures all set fun evil traps in their tombs to prevent trespassers . – Contributed by Judy.
Though it is said that Consort Li falls for the King as she realises that he is kind-hearted to her, it seems that I have to continue watching to know how things will go. So far, the drama is a 4/5 for me. Recommended for people who want to watch for Romance and Action. – Contributed by Pearline.C.
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