Standby Where Eve’s Scandal (이브의 스캔들) is a 2022 South Korean romantic melodrama film written by Yoon Young-mi and directed by Park Bong-sub. The drama stars Seo Yea-ji, Park Byung-eun, Lee Sang-yeob, and Yoo Sun in the lead roles. The series will run for 16 episodes. Standby Episode 2 has a duration of 66 minutes.
— Eve episode 2 recap contains spoilers —
In Standby In Episode 2, we see Kang Yoon-hyeom unable to escape Lee Ra-el’s thoughts. Whether it’s her touch, her dazzling gaze or her makeup session with her husband. However, he comes back from his fantasies when his wife tells him about their meeting with his father. So-ra’s father invites Kim Jung-eul to their family dinner and announces that he will be the vice president of LY Group. Yoon-hyeom is shocked but cannot confront Han. Han instructed Kim to keep an eye on Yoon-hyeom. He doesn’t want Yoon-hyeom galloping with his company.
At the kindergarten parent representative meeting, So-ra’s daughter fights with another student and injures her. So-ra doesn’t even move and leaves the meeting without seeing the injured child. Later, she abuses the homeroom teacher and orders him to remove the other child from their school. The teacher is stuck between two mothers who want to dominate each other. Ra-el sees the opportunity and steps in to resolve the conflict.
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Ra-el calls Yoon-hyeom and asks her to bring her daughter to her ballet class. His wife is out in the name of a family vacation but is kissing with one of his assistants. Yoon-hyeom and Ra-el’s visits increase as he goes to Da-bi’s ballet class to look for her every day. Yoon-hyeom and Ra-el spend time alone without children one of these days. Ra-el dances the Tango with him and gets closer to him. She pursues him to reflect on what he expects from life, on his desires.
Yoon-hyeom returns home with Da-bi to find his wife already at home. Dancing with Ra-el has him all turned on and he kisses his wife passionately. His wife tells him how happy she is but doesn’t know he’s thinking about Ra-el. Even though he kisses with her, he sees Ra-el’s face instead.
Eve Episode 2 Ending
Seo Eun-pyeong has been looking for Lee Ra-el for a long time, and while looking for something about Kang Yoon-hyeom, he sees Ra-el’s picture and recognizes her. He goes directly to visit her but Ra-el refuses to know him and calls himself Kim Seon-bin. After Eun-pyeong leaves, Ra-el is seen talking with a woman she calls Mom about their 10-year plan. They don’t want anyone to know and ruin it. Ra-el is living in disguise as someone else and she has something big coming up.
Eve episode 2 review
In Standby In episode 2, we see the lifestyle of wealthy conglomerates and how much less they care about their families. They make a child ashamed of herself and teach her cruel things in order to become competent. So-ra is married and has a child of her own but still needs validation from her father. She sleeps with other men because she doesn’t have good sex with her husband. Kang is no different and has Ra-el in mind. Family is just a business for them.
Standby Episode 2 is available to watch on Viki.
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