Alchemy of Souls season 2 (Alchemy of Souls Part 2: Light and Shadow/ 환혼: 파트2) is the sequel of the Korean historic drama collection of the identical title. Directed by Park Joon-hwa and starring Lee Jae-wook, Go Yoon-jung, Hwang Min-hyun, Shin Seung-ho, Yoo Jun-sang, Oh Na-ra and Jo Jae-yoon, alongside different forged members, the present premiered on tvN on December 10, 2022.
The present could have 10 episodes and takes over tvN’s Saturday-Sunday 9:10 PM KST timeslot beforehand held by Under the Queen’s Umbrella. Alchemy of Souls season 2 episode 7 has a run time of 71 minutes.
tvN’s synopsis of the sequel reads:
JANG UK RETURNS FROM DEATH, AND THREE YEARS LATER, THE STORY OF THE MAGES UNFOLDS ANEW. JANG UK BECOMES A HUNTER OF THE SOUL-SHIFTERS WHEN A YOUNG WOMAN, A PRISONER IN HER OWN HOME, SEEKS HIS HELP TO RECLAIM HER FREEDOM.
-Alchemy of Souls Season 2 Episode 7 Recap incorporates spoilers-
Alchemy of Souls season 2 episode 7 begins with Jang Uk arriving on the playing den to save Seo Yul solely to see him lose consciousness which brings forth his anger. Elsewhere, Park Dang-gu fears Jang Uk’s fury and the battle which will unleash as a result of of what has occurred to Seo Yul as a result of of Cheonbugwan.
Meanwhile, Jang Uk kills all of the Cheonbugwan mages current there and brings Seo Yul to Sejukwon to get handled. Finding that there isn’t a approach to save Seo Yul, he rushes into Cheonbugwan to discover Jin Mu whereas Songrim decides to assist him. On the opposite hand, the royal household is unable to goal Jang Uk for this as they’ve an even bigger drawback up forward, Seo Yul’s father.
Jin Mu orders for all of the mages in Cheonbugwan to cease Jang Uk, however this brings no outcomes as Jang Uk stays unstoppable. The crown prince arrives and reminds him of the rationale why he has been staying silent for these three years; proper then Park Jin arrives with the mages from Songrim and helps Jang Uk’s choice.
Thinking concerning the individuals concerned, Jang Uk lastly stops nevertheless, that is in trade for Jin Mu being introduced in entrance of him. The crown prince then tells Jin Mu about Jang Uk’s request and tells him to discover a treatment for Seo Yul to save his life.
Jin Mu quickly finds out that there isn’t a different approach left for him aside from request Jin Ho-kyung for her assist and so he bows down in entrance of her and pleads for assist. However, Jin Ho-kyung refuses till the King himself orders her to save Seo Yul.
As the 2 arrive in entrance of Jang Uk, Ho-kyung snickers at Jang Uk’s tactic that has compelled her to assist him save Seo Yul; this has Jin Mu realising that Jang Uk had been utilizing him from the beginning. However, Jang Uk lets him know that if Seo Yul doesn’t handle to get by way of this ordeal then his loss of life is certain to come.
Meanwhile, Bu-yeon worries for the unconscious Seo Yul whereas wanting on the bloodworm in his vitality core; nevertheless, when she locations her hand on him a collection of reminiscences stream in her head as Seo Yul seems this time. Surprised by this, she tries to contact him once more when Heo Yoon-ok stops her and sends her away.
As she continues to take into consideration what occurred, Dang-gu arrives and tells her concerning the chance of Seo Yul being cured quickly. Elsewhere, Ho-kyung tells Jang Uk that the one approach she is going to assist him save Seo Yul is that if he guarantees to ship Bu-yeon again to Jinyowon and that is accepted by Jang Uk.
Upon getting the treatment for Seo Yul, Heo Yeom delegates duties to everybody and tells Jang Uk that he wants to cooperate with the crown prince to save Seo Yul. Jang Uk is pissed off by this till Park Jin reminds him of the promise that he has made to Ho-kyung which makes him go silent.
He then goes to Bu-yeon however doesn’t reveal the deal that he has made, nevertheless, Bu-yeon is conscious of what will need to have occurred. She then follows him to assist save Seo Yul and Park Dang-gu and Heo Yeom inform them how the plan will proceed.
As Seo Yul and the firebird can’t be moved from their positions, Heo Yeom will transfer the final bit of vitality inside Seo Yul right into a water wick from the Seo household and have Jin Cho-yeon carry it to Jinyowon. There, the bloodworm will likely be made to launch all of Seo Yul’s torrential vitality and then eliminated by way of her physique after which she is going to cross on the wick again into Seo Yul’s physique.
The course of is not going to convey any hazard to Cho-yeon because it solely cretaes hurt to those that have a blood parasite inside them or are pregnant. This sentence shocks Dang-gu as he realises one thing and brings up the likelihood that she is perhaps pregnant. Hearing this, Bu-yeon takes up this process as a substitute and is prepared to assist save Seo Yul.
Now the one factor remaining on this plan is to collect sufficient gold to broaden the barrier, however when Jang Uk reveals them the gold that he has saved throughout these 3 years, Heo Yeom tells them that they’ll start the plan.
He pours all of Seo Yul’s remaining vitality contained in the water wick and provides it to Bu-yeon to carry in her mouth after which she rushes to Jinyowon with Jang Uk. There she sees the crown prince and stunned by his actual identification, and the identical holds true for Go Won as effectively.
He realises that she had been complaining about Jang Uk this complete time whereas Jang Uk finds out that he’s the eunuch Bu-yeon had requested to save the turtle. Later, wanting on the dialog between the 2, Jang Uk can not assist however get jealous, nevertheless, they quickly reach getting the bloddworm out of Bu-yeon.
They then rush again to Sejukwon the place she immediately places the water wisk inside Seo Yul’s mouth and due to this fact saves his life. As all of them rejoice, Jang Uk and Bu-yeon quickly realise that they’ve to separate after this. Jang Uk finds out that Bu-yeon knew of the deal between himself and Ho-kyung.
He then pushes Bu-yeon out of his life with hurtful phrases and has her working away in anger. Meanwhile, grasp Lee is completely satisfied to discover out that Jang Uk and Go Won labored collectively to save Seo Yul. On the opposite hand, Jin Mu has a reward for Go Won and reveals him Jang Uk’s constellation chart which proves that he’s the King’s Star.
However, he additionally discloses about Jang Uk actually identification because the son of the earlier King and asks Go Won to assist him in sending Jang Uk away. Elsewhere, Ho-kyung prepares a room for Bu-yeon’s return whereas Kim Do-ju scolds Jang Uk for treating Bu-yeon so harshly.
Alchemy of Souls Season 2 Episode 7 Ending
Alchemy of Souls season 2 episode 7 ends with the disheartened Jang Uk who’s unable to say something and delves the unhappiness he feels after Bu-yeon’s departure. Seo Yul lastly wakes up after three days after which he’s met by Bu-yeon and grasp Lee. Upon observing the dialog between them, he realises that grasp Lee is aware of Bu-yeon’s identification.
He confront grasp Lee and finds out that Naksu’s soul will disappear from that physique as quickly as the actual Jin Bu-yeon’s soul awakens. He tells him that it has all gone in accordance to the actual Bu-yeon’s plans as she makes use of Naksu’s powers for her profit and quickly make Naksu disappear.
Elsewhere, Yoon-ok has additionally discovered about Bu-yeon’s identification as Naksu and is shocked by this information. Meanwhile, Cho-yeon arrives at Sejukwon to convey Bu-yeon again who has been residing there till Seo Yul awoke whereas hoping that Jang Uk would discover her there.
However, she had been left disenchanted after these three days and decides to return the Songrim plaque and return to Jinyowon. But she quickly finds Jang Uk in search of her which fills her with hope as she asks him what was it that made him search for right here.
Jang Uk confesses that he had been lacking her and needed to break his promise to Ho-kyung, and he’ll comply with this if Bu-yeon would hope for a similar. Bu-yeon agrees to his request as he leans in to kiss her.
Alchemy of Souls Season 2 Episode 7 Review
This episode has actually made this week lengthy wait price it, nevertheless, the refined hints that time at a saddening ending is already breaking hearts and we’re not prepared for this.
This episode was full of info and shockers which has given me the actual Alchemy of Souls feeling and I’ve to say that that is all I would like from this sequel. And whereas I’m glad with the quantity of particulars we’ve gotten from this episode, I’m actually not prepared for the place we’re headed in the direction of.
As the concern proceed to rise, this episode has lastly introduced Jang Uk to a greater place whereas revealing the actual mastermind who’s taking part in everybody like puppets- Jin Bu-yeon. However, this isn’t sufficient to have us hate on her as she can be somebody who deserves to get her revenge.
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