Tae-Sang yells at his men to find the bookstore owner.
Tae-Sang's men eventually finds the man and takes him back to the bookstore. Mi-Do then receives a phone call from her mother and learns that her father has disappeared.
Tae-Sang is able to get away from harm and goes to see his boss. When they try to leave, the boss stabs Tae-Sang in the back.
When he finds his boss they get into a heated argument. Tae-Sang still manages to let Mi-Do escape before collapsing. I watched it years ago but I still repeat it whenever I can.
Suddenly, Tae-Sang thinks of himself when he was about Mi-Do's age. She also owed money to the loan shark that Tae-Sang now works for.
At that time, the loan shark and his men came and beat Tae-Sang over his mother's debt. He went from a smart kid with good grades to an enforcer for a gangster. He then stands in front of her and stops the fight.
Mi-Do becomes extremely embarrassed and hides her face with the rice bag.
Even though she tells the reporter no, the TV reporter repeatedly asks her for an interview.
Mi-Do, trying to stay as calm as possible to hide her fear, listens to Tae-Sang in the hotel room.When Mi-Do gets back to her father's bookstore, she finds a bunch of men in the store. Mi-Do asks her father about the men, but he doesn't tell her anything.The next day, Tae-Sang learns that the bookstore owner left a last will and disappeared.The next day, one of Tae-Sang's men goes to the bookstore and gives Mi-Do a bank bank.He tells her that Tae-Sang will pay for her school tuition fees.