Bong-hee tells Ji-wook that she visited Moo-young because she found out that he was the prosecutor responsible for So-young’s case. She also found out that few of the assailants were from rich, well-connected families and their parens obviously wanted the case to be buried. The family even tried to blame So-young for trying to ruin their son’s future. Later on So-young even took her own life. Hyun-soo avenged her death by killing the guys who didn’t get punished back then. Bong-hee asks what Ji-wook is going to do, he answers that he’s going to charge Hyun-soo for gang rape. SAY WHAT?!
Ji-wook interrogates Hyun-soo again, he tells Hyun-soo that Min-young Hoon (the man who hit Hyun-soo with his car) confessed during interrogation that Hyun-soo was part of the gang-rape. Hyun-soo asks how much money Ji-wook gave him, he scoffs at how low Ji-wook has become to use such tactic. Ji-wook answers he’s not too sure but he will see him at the trial.
“The defendants, Min-young Hoon and Jung Hyun-soo, with the deceased Yang Jin woo, Lee Jae Ho, Kim Min Gu, Sung Jae Hyun, and Ko Chan Ho who is missing, lured the victim Park So-young to a warehouse in Hyunjin-dong, Goyang around 5pm on July 11, 2003. After they lured the victim, they physically suppressed her resistance and sexually assaulted the victim. Ergo, I ask Jung Hyun-soo and Min-young Hoon be punished. I prosecute the defendants for a violation of the law for the victim”
Ji-wook presents his opening statement clearly, the judge asks the defence lawyer whether Min-young pleads guilty which the lawyer answers yes. However Hyun-soo’s lawyer states Hyun-soo does not plead guilty.
Ji-wook asks Min-young Hoon whether he had sexually assaulted So-young which he admits so. Ji-wook states he previously pointed out seven individuals as the violators of the victim, he asks whether this is correct which Min-young answers yes. Ji-wook asks Min-young to point out the violator and whether he’s present in this courtroom. Min-young without hesitation points at Hyun-soo.
Hyun-soo states the whole situation is completely absurd and he thinks a certain prosecutor is throwing accusations at him and fabricating evidence. Ji-wook takes out an evidence- a list of names that So-young previously filed. Hyun-soo laughs, he states the list is so well kept that it seem fabricated to him. Ji-wook tells Hyun-soo they’re going to re-visit the day of the crime, Hyun-soo cannot keep his cool as Ji-wook throws more and more accusations at him. However Hyun-soo is quickly calmed down when the judge demands Hyun-soo to remain silent until asked.
Ji-wook tries explains the crime scene however he keeps getting interrupted by Hyun-soo. Hyun-soo starts to lose his temper because Ji-wook is getting the story wrong. Ji-wook points out that Hyun-soo seems to know the scene pretty well to point he could have been present too. Hyun-soo is left speechless, he stammers that he has heard about it and wasn’t there. Ji-wook asks Hyun-soo to list the 7 assailants, Hyun-soo starts listing however once he reaches the last person he starts panicking, he tries to list it again but stops at the last person again.
The drama skips back to Bong-hee and Ji-wook’s conversation. Bong-hee tells Ji-wook that Hyun-soo could have been one of the assailants because the detective that was responsible for the case has kept the case file, and on that list is has Hyun-soo’s name on it. Bong-hee also explains she visited the victim’s mother to verify and the results were the same. Ji-wook stares intensely at the list and questions what in the world happened. Bong-hee hesitates but explains when people are in great trauma or regret they sometimes get rid of their memories or change them. Ji-wook agrees, for example he changed his memory regarding the fire accident. Bong-hee continues, then it is quite possible that Hyun-soo has distorted his own memory.
Hyun-soo’s voice starts shaking, he questions Ji-wook whether he really thinks he’s like those scumbags which Ji-wook replies yes, he’s exactly like them. Ji-wook announces loud and clear that Hyun-soo, alongside 6 assailant raped So-young. Hyun-soo screams and bashes the table. He’s quickly detained by 2 security guards. Hyun-soo loses his cool, his voice is shaking with fear and anger. He claims he’s innocent and different from those scumbags, he killed them all to revenge for So-young.
Hyun-soo finally realises he’s been trapped. He bursts out laughing like a maniac person. Ji-wook announces that Hyun-soo is charged with both rape and murder but he’s interrupted by Hyun-soo’s shaky voice. Hyun-soo tells Ji-wook to go to Hyunjin-dong because he will find the evidence (Chan-ho’s body and murder item) he’s looking for. Hyun-soo begs Ji-wook to stop talking now. Hyun-soo looks around the court with wandering eyes, his feet is unsteady, he waves from one side to another unable to digest what just happened.
Turns out the child version of Hyun-soo was not the Hyun-soo we now know, he was a pushover that couldn’t stop his friend or even talk back to them. He was a spectator during the crime but to make matter worst he had a crush on So-young and he felt so bad he couldn’t protect the girl he liked his memory changed as a defence mechanism.
Bong-hee approaches Eun-hyuk and suggest they hire an attorney that’s good-looking and young. Eun-hyuk huffs and asks whether he’s not good enough which Bong-hee jokingly says yes. Eun-hyuk asks whether Ji-wook is good enough however Bong-hee stays quiet. Speaking of the devil, Ji-wook walks into the kitchen and sees them talking. Eun-hyuk whispers into Bong-hee’s ears and tells her to follow her heart. Ji-wook is feeling unsteady about their whispering, he can’t help but continue turning back as he’s searching through the fridge. Bong-hee loses her courage and walks straight pass Ji-wook. Eun-hyuk tells Ji-wook that he’s dense and slow, Ji-wook angrily asks what he has done for him to call him that.
Bong-hee voices over as she reminisces her fateful encounters with Ji-wook:
“Some memories just pop into my head suddenly. You and I faced each other in court as the prosecutor in charge and a suspect of the case. You demanded that I spend 15 years in prison and also you rescued me and I fell for you who tried to save me. Now that I think about it, after that day, my life was a series of days for me to fall for you again and again. Even at this very moment, I fall for you again”