Episode 12 of Vampire Detective wraps up our drama. San and Yoo Jung finally get to have a few moments. There’s a scene where San and Yoo Jin sit down to talk. She comments that he is able to walk in the sunlight. He finds it confusing too. But then she abruptly says she understands he doesn’t want to talk about it, and nothing more is said. Haha! Right to the end I guess we as the audience aren’t supposed to understand anything about what happened to San, what he knows, and what he feels. Ridiculous.
Gu Hyung is held hostage by Tae Woo who uses him as bait to get Yoo Jin and San to do what he wants. Both of them end up tied up and at Tae Woo’s mercy. Tae Woo forces San to choose between shooting Gu Hyung or Young Kwang, but both have their faces covered, so San is shooting blindly. If he doesn’t, Tae Woo will turn the UV lights on Yoo Jin and kill her.
San does shoot, but it turns out Yo Na is one of the two with her face covered. She has already taken down Tae Woo’s men and then shoots Tae Woo. Gu Hyung and San are freed, and we get a battle between San and Tae Woo.
During the struggle, Yoo Jin gets the UV switch and kills herself and Tae Woo. A distraught San then goes missing. The episode ends one year later as the team is back together and head out to find San.
So yeah, the conclusion didn’t do much for me. It was a long road to get here and all the way to the end, not much came of the journey. Overall, Vampire Detective felt like a really pointless drama that had no clue what it was doing. Lots of plot holes, unanswered questions, and a severe lack of story development. It was a mess. I’m glad it’s over with. I’ll still be doing a series review as usual, but I’m definitely ready to put this series to rest.
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