Complete Episode Guide: Episode 1x17, In Translation Guide
Audio Recap: In Translation Audio
Flashbacks in Italics
Jin's eyes open and he looks around the beach.
Jin's Flashback - Mr. PaikJin is in a huge office. He looks uncomfortable. The man behind the desk studies some papers and without looking at Jin says, "Why do you want to marry my daughter?"
Jin says, "Mr. Paik, I may be from a fishing village, but I have ambitions." Jin tells him how he wants to open a restaurant and one day own his own hotel.
Mr. Paik asks what Jin's father thinks of the marriage and after a pause Jin says, "My father is dead."
This gets Mr. Paik's attention and he finally looks up from what he is doing. "What would you do for my daughter?" Mr. Paik asks and Jin says anything. "Even work for me?" Jin says he would and Mr. Paik wants to know why he should give his daughter to a man who sells his own dreams so easily.
Jin says, "She is my dream, sir." They shake hands.
Michael Gets in the Middle of Jin and Sun's FightJin spots Sun going into the ocean in a bikini. He runs to her with a blanket to cover her up. They argue and the people on the beach wonder what is going on and if they should intervene. Jin tries to drag Sun out of the water and she stumbles. Michael runs over and steps between, trying to get Jin to calm down. Sun slaps Michael, takes Jin's hand and walks away. Jin pulls his hand out of hers.
Jin wants to know what is going on between Sun and Michael. Sun says nothing is going on between them.
Jin's Flashback - No HoneymoonJin speaks with Sun just after their wedding, while the reception guests are downstairs. She wishes that his father were alive to see this, and Jin looks down. She is sorry that she upset him and Jin says, "Wherever he is, I'm sure he is proud of me."
Sun asks about their honeymoon and Jin says, "Sun, you know I want to. It's just that right now, I want your father to see I'm committed."
"He won't hold it against you," she says. "After all, I am his daughter." Jin assures her that in six months, after his management training is done, they will have a honeymoon. Sun says that she's just as important as her father's car company. He puts a white flower in her hair.