Highlights of this episode: Mike in an apron, the kiss, and more on Mike’s family!
On his way back, Mike drives by Aom. Nope he doesn’t offer her a ride. Aom quickly makes her way home and is panicked because she hasn’t prepared dinner. Mike is too tired and discouraged to notice. Instead he asks her where she’s been. Aom tells him that she’s been to a publisher and that her script has been rejected many times. She also complains about being hungry and tired. Aom is not alone. Mike adds that he is tired too, tired of waiting for something that will never happen (Implying waiting for Min I guess).
Mike proposes that they order food. They sit next to the water and enjoy their dinner – something hard to do since they are both having a bad day. Their bickering is so cute. Mike is the one worried about his skin and health therefore he chooses to drink grape juice rather than wine; leaving Aom disappointed.
Mike reads Aom’s script, she accepts although she is scared of being judged. After reading it, Mike agrees with the publisher: it is boring. He gives her advice: she needs to find a main point and focus on it. The script is all over the place. He encourages her telling her that nothing comes easily in life. She says that’s not true for him, everything he does work. Mike disagrees and tells her that he has been through a lot.
They take a toast for all the boring stuff in their life. Mike asks her what she does when she is sad. Aom teaches him the song she learned from her dad. Although ridiculous, he can’t not laugh and start cheering up.
Next morning Mike wakes Aom up and tells her that he needs to eat ASAP, but his smile tells that he also enjoys teasing her (Growing complicity and comfort). He even bothers Aom when she brushes her teeth… : she thinks he is abnormal.
Aom cleans the house while Mike watches TV. She asks him why she turned her house into a greenhouse. He asks her whose house? She zips it and has fantasy of them switching situations: her watching TV while Mike cleans in an apron (How cute!!!) She yells at him for work not properly done and asks him to do it again; to which Mike answers that he has already cleaned twice. How dare he argues??? She start beating him with a stick (Aom please come back down on earth)
Still lost in her fantasy, Aom starts laughing by herself. Mike tells her to stop daydreaming and clean up real fast. He proceeds to an inspection of her work. Spider webs, dust on the piano, dust in the flower vase, etc. Mike’s complaints are endless. The spider webs are the worst, Aom can’t reach them. He said that’s understandable due to her weight: Is this a jar of pickled radish or a person?
While putting stuff away, she finds the ring destined to Min. To get back at Mike, Aom takes it out and teases him – using the cheesy speech he was going to give to Min.
Aom sees the invitation to the launch of Guy’s company and wants to go with Mike. He refuses to take her, she begs him and finally gets a yes when someone rings at the door. She would have revealed herself if he didn’t say yes.
Aom hides in a kitchen cabinet. The crazy chick banging at the door and ringing the bell is none other than his assistant Benz. She is panicked and turns the TV on. Mike has been caught in Min’s store by paparazzis. His agency wants him to cancel all events until further notice. Mike refuses; he has to attend Guy’s event. Like everyone else, Benz wants to know if the gossip is true. Mike doesn’t answer, she tells him that he better be ready to face his manager and future consequences.
Mike is worried, angry and ends up flipping the living room’s table. He forgets about Aom, who is now asleep in the cabinet. When Mike finally remembers he wakes her up and they discuss Guy’s event: he will get her an invitation but they have to attend separately.
Guy’s event attracts all the dara; they all take turns on the carpet discussing their current and future projects. The paparazzis are more interested by Mike and Mintra and impatiently waiting for them to appear.
Mike and Aom arrive together but enter separately. Guy is surprised that Mike still choose to attend. Mike jokes and says that it is even better for Guy’s new company: more publicity.
Mike’s entrance is welcomed by reporters and their ten thousand questions: What’s the deal between Mintra and him? Is it more than friendship?
Mike politely answers and Guy’s staff help turn the attention of reporters on something else. Mike is obviously very stressed out about the all situation.
Aom is stress free enjoying the food. A group of girl is judging her lack of manners (As in her eating a little bit too much); She feels uncomfortable and takes a walk outside with her plate in hand. She accidentally meets Guy and both of them catch up. He asks her about the food, which she compliments! Guy is totally charmed by her cheerfulness and her being down to earth (Min you should take notes).
Guy also offers Aom a chance to send him her work and maybe get hired. First, he wants to know more about what she is writing about. She enacts a scene of her script with Guy being the pra’ek and herself the nang’ek. They are holding hands and playing the scene when Min sees them – Guy was supposed to get her (Oooopps I guess he forgot about her). In a fit of jealous, she rudely interrupts them and doesn’t acknowledge Aom’s presence. Aom feels the awkwardness and decides to leave (I would too).
Guy is wondering what’s wrong with Min? Why is she behaving like this? Min wonders if everything she said is not clear enough? Guy reciprocates: Are his words/answers not clear enough too? He considers Mike and her like his little siblings. Can’t she not see Mike’s feelings for her??Min is still in denial. The only one she loves is Guy; she tells him that Mike never told her about his feelings. Guy tells her that he can never love the same person Mike loves. But what if Mike doesn’t love Min? To make it clear, she decides to go ask him now.
Guy runs after Min but it’s too late. Mike is answering reporters’ questions and he can’t really go anywhere without making it suspicious. In front of all the reporters, Min pressures Mike to answer about his feelings for her? Guy tries to pull her back but without any success.
Fed up, Mike answers: Okay, I can. I will answer all the questions clearly and honestly. I will tell you who I love and who I will marry.While saying that he gives a death stare to Min. He walks by her and grabs Aom for a kiss!!! The reporters run by Min and Guy, who are left SPEECHLESS (Their mouths are literally dropping to the floor + eyes widening).
On the ride back, Aom can’t even utter a single word. She keeps slightly banging her head on the side of the car and taking glances at Mike. Aom wants explanations as soon as they get home. Mike remains silent before telling her to let him think about it. Tomorrow he will tell her what she needs to do (Excuseeee me!????). Aom slaps him (You go girl!) telling him that his life can be as crazy as he wants but that he shouldn’t get her involved.
The kiss between Aom and Mike is the talk of town. Every girl from a tabloid presenter to a young high schooler dreams of being in Aom shoes.
Guy is still under shock as he watches the kiss between Aom and Mike replayed on TV. He tries to call someone but the line is busy. Who is he trying to call? Mike or Min?
Guy is not the only one under shock. Imagine Pao and Oom’s reaction when they see the kiss on TV while waiting in the doctor’s office.
Other biggest surprise: we learn more about Mike’s father. He is a doctor and his relationship with his son is not one of the best. He learns about Mike’s wedding from one of the nurses. She congratulates him thinking that he already knew about it… (Ooopppssss). The nurse doesn’t notice Mike’s father facial expression and keeps going on and on: all the nurses are so jealous and his future daughter in law is so adorable… He pensively sits and soon after gets a call from his mother – Mike’s grandmother.
Mike finally decides to have a conversation with Aom: two years of her life would be enough. She just needs to marry him for two years and then he will return the house to her. Ultimatum: Aom has one day to give him an answer.
Mike and Min’s feelings and selfishness is causing pain to others: Aom and Guy. Min is hurting Mike by ignoring his feelings but running to him whenever Guy rejects her. Mike hurts Aom by getting her involved in a situation that has nothing to do with her. The kiss also puts her under the spotlight and deprives her of privacy. Mike also unintentionally hurts Guy’s feelings by doing what Guy would have never done to him: getting involved with the same girl.
The pain and anger in Mike’s eyes when Min confronts him in front of all those reporters show that he has finally waken up. I didn’t appreciate that his wake up was misused – the kiss with Aom.
Something that jumped to my attention is that Mike kissed Aom once, paused, and then kissed her again. Later when they get home though, he wipes his lips – seems like the kiss is way too fresh. Maybe Mike enjoyed that kiss a lot more than he admits it…
~ maniac Ride