Captivating the King Episodes 9 and 10 Preview: When, Where and How to Watch!

Captivating the King Episodes 9 and 10 Preview: Famous director, Jo Nam-gook known for his top hit series The Good Detective is back with a historical romance drama with a spoonful of twists and turns, Starring top-notch actors like Jo Jung-suk, Shin Sae-kyeong, and Lee Shin-young, Captivating the King (세작, 매혹된 자들) has all the fun and spice in it to make the viewers sit back and watch throughout. Both Netflix and TV are distributing the series, meaning its potential is global.

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Captivating the King Plot

Lee In is a prince with a caring older brother, King Lee Sun. Pledging loyalty to his brother, Lee In is taken hostage by the Qing Dynasty. Unfortunately, King Lee Sun misinterprets this loyalty as betrayal, leading to a strained relationship. Lee In suffers emotionally due to his brother’s resentment.

During his time as a hostage, Lee In encounters an unknown baduk player who captivates him with her skills. Eventually, circumstances unfold, and Lee In ascends to the throne as the king. Despite holding a powerful position, he grapples with internal sadness and vulnerability.

Kang Hee Soo, previously known as a skilled but unknown baduk player, crosses paths with Prince Lee In and falls in love with him. However, fate takes a twist as she becomes a spy with a mission for revenge. Her journey involves approaching King Lee In, adding complexities to their intertwined destinies.

Captivating the King Cast

The three main roles are done by Jo Jung-suk as Lee In, Shin Sae-kyeong as Kang Hee-soo/ Kang Mong-woo and Lee Shin-young as Kim Myung-ha. The other supporting actors are Park Ye-young, Jo Sung-ha, Choi Dae-hoon, Yang Kyung-won, Lee Kyu-hoe, Son Hyun-joo, Na Hyun-woo, Jang Young-nam, Ahn Shi-ha, Kang Hong-suk, Han Dong-hee, Song Sang-eun, Jung Suk-yong, Jeon Soo-ji and more.

Captivating the King Episode List

The historical romance melodrama is expected to have 16 episodes in total.

Where to Watch Captivating the King

The series will stream on Netflix, every Saturday and Sunday.

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Captivating the King Episodes 9 and 10 Indian Release Date and Time

The South Korean TV series episodes will air from January 21, 2024, each with a runtime of 70 minutes. Episodes 9 and 10 of the series will air on February 11 on Netflix at 8:30 pm.

Captivating the King Episode 9 Prediction

In the 9th episode, the King will order Hee-soo to never leave her house so that he can find a way to expel Mong-woo and protect her. However, the principal director will want to arrest Mong-woo but the King will set a trap for the court official. The King’s feelings for Hee-soo will grow and Hee-soo will be stuck between love and war. Myung-ha on the side will be unaware of the King and Hee-soo’s feelings. He will still dream of a chance to marry her.

Hee-soo will get into danger through the orders of the principal director but the King will somehow save her. Except him, no other court official knows about Mong-woo’s real identity hence he will use it to his advantage. Moreover the King’s wife, the Queen will die as she was already too sick. The court lady will be banished from the palace, even worse might get killed for her failed duty.

Captivating the King Episode 8 Recap

In the midst of swirling rumors, the King continues to spend time with Mong-woo, showing care and affection. Myung-ha confronts Mong-woo about the gossip, and Mong-woo cryptically mentions that everything is unfolding at the perfect time. Simultaneously, a senior court lady appeals to the Queen Dowager for a night with the King to bear offspring. The Principal Director delivers unsettling news to the King, informing him of a petition from court officials to expel Mong-woo.

The Principal Director proposes a disturbing solution – if the King agrees to spend the night with the court lady, the petition against Mong-woo will be withdrawn. Despite his reluctance, the King reluctantly agrees. This revelation deeply affects the King’s sick wife, who feels the pain of her husband’s impending involvement with another woman. Meanwhile, Mong-woo, still harboring feelings for the King, is troubled by the situation.

During an outing in town, the King observes Mong-woo closely, causing discomfort to his loyal right-hand, Sang-hwa. Sang-hwa, dedicated to protecting the King, senses the growing rumors. In a private moment, the King confesses to Mong-woo that if he were a woman, he would have married him. This revelation leaves Mong-woo saddened, knowing the complexities of her feelings and anger towards the King.

As the night arrives for the King to fulfill his agreement, news surfaces about Mong-woo and Hyun-bo going missing. Disturbed, the King, unable to cancel his commitment, reluctantly enters the room with the court lady but refrains from any intimacy. Simultaneously, Mong-woo, in a state of intoxication, sleeps under a tree. When the King and his men find Mong-woo, Sang-hwa suggests Sang-hoon’s home for privacy, unaware that it is Mong-woo’s residence.

Inside Sang-hoon’s home, the King prepares to let Mong-woo sleep comfortably. However, Mong-woo awakens, realizing the situation. In her true female voice, she confronts the King, leading to a shocking revelation of her identity. Tearfully, the King demands to know her final wish. As Hee-soo (Mong-woo) approaches, they share a poignant kiss, revealing the depth of their feelings. The episode concludes with the anticipation that the two will spend the night together.

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