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Devilish Judge -- Episodes 3 & 4: Justice is Revenge

Many who live deserve to die while some who die deserve to live ~ ― J.R.R. Tolkien.

I love that Yo Han has someone in his life that can rattle him; it makes him flawed and so human, unlike the coldness that surrounds him. I love this side of him. But his home and family are as dark as he is, and whatever it is that made this way, it's what drives him; I love Ellie though there's something very catchy about her. It's fun watching them together. Whatever Kim Ga On's relation is to Yo Han, I don't think he wants to harm him.


However, I wonder if Go-On's mentor knew of the connection between him and Yo Han, and it's why he brought him to spy on Yo Han, knowing full well the effect Go On would have on him, or could the mentor and Yo Han be in it together; the possibilities are endless. There is so much bubbling under the surface. I cannot wait for it to erupt. On the other hand, Jung Sun Ah is so totally and completely into Yo Han. And whatever she may be, I love that she is uncompromising when it comes to physical or sexual abuse. Yo Han unmistakably knows how to press everybody's buttons to get what he wants. And whatever it is he's after; it's not traditional justice. And neither is Sun Ah.


The saddest part about Lee Young Min is just as he victimizes others; he also is a victim of parents who believed in giving him everything but what he truly deserved the most, their attention, to compensate for their neglect -- how a child is raised significantly influences how they perceive themselves and respond to different environments. I would've said Lee Young Min's parents deserve the child they raised if he wasn't such a danger to society. I love how Ji Sung's mind works; I can only imagine the patience, thought process, and planning that went into being where he is today. They say, sometimes you have to become the monster you hate to defeat the evil that eats at your heart.


I can see why Go On would be suspicious of Yo Han, he has given him plenty to be skeptical about, but it's easy to judge someone when you haven't lived their lives or been in their situation. It's more difficult to understand; understanding requires compassion, patience, and the willingness to believe that good hearts sometimes choose poor methods. But as they say, justice is revenge.


Many may question Yo Han's purpose, and I will admit they aren't ideal and that he has his motives. But if he can get what he wants while exacting some measure of justice where the punishment fits the cruel and usual crime by the law for the people and with the people, what more justice is there than that. I am all for it and him. They all deserve to die 100 times over for their crimes. Sun Ah is fierce; she is unquestionably my kind of girl. Whatever she may be, I would love to know what motivates her as well. And how appropriate is the Lost OST to our Devilish Judge, quite I would say.

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renur
renur
Jul 23, 2021

I want to say this drama is different. Ji Sung is awesome as always. But the visuals, music, cinematography - they are at different level. Also the sets, I mean the interiors or clothes everything matches with the situation and dialogues. I have seen Seoul city in so many kdramas. Here it looks so different. Don't know why Judge Kim's face matches with Older Brother Issac. But I was quite surprised with how Min Jung behaved alone with that CEO Seo. This is my first time watching Min Jung in a Drama and she is brilliant. The punishment for Young Min was severe. I don't know but I felt bad for him in the end because his mom almost left…

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Drama Banter
Drama Banter
Jul 23, 2021
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hey dear, I'm glad to know you are enjoying yourself. I recommend watching Mr. Sunshine next if you like Min Jung here you will love her in that one.

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Sheetal Shanbhag
Sheetal Shanbhag
Jul 13, 2021

Judge Kim is a person who will get influenced with anyone who is against kang yo han as he is so focused in showing Kang yo han wrong. He is a judge who would have read lot of criminal acts before reaching the position. But it is still sad that he does not realise the faces of people. If they wanted to show someone against Kang yo han would have preferred a matured person and not a character like judge KIM.

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Drama Banter
Drama Banter
Jul 23, 2021
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I think Go-On is naive, pure, and very idealistic, which is quite realistic as people like him exist in the world. He is black and white when it comes to the law and how a judge and those in the justice system should behave by the law and within the law. I agree on the blind trust part; it seems contradictory to what a judge should be -- proof, evidence, but when everyone you meet tells you this person is the devil, you will eventually start believing it. Still, now that he lives with Yo Han, I can see him doubting others and slowly questioning what he's heard.

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Sheetal Shanbhag
Sheetal Shanbhag
Jul 12, 2021

i am unable to understand kang yo han..is he a good man or a bad man..good man with a villainous side? he brings justice in an unconventional way.

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Drama Banter
Drama Banter
Jul 13, 2021
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He does have a soft spot for Kim Go On; I love that he is such a black or white kind of person that shows how pure of heart he is, but life has a way of changing that; I hope it doesn't change him entirely though.

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