The biggest mystery goes in Alchemy of Souls In Season 2, K-Drama will address the return of Nak-su. The feared assassin met an unwelcome fate in the finale, but it ended on an enticing cliffhanger. The official teaser for the season revealed that Go Yoon-jung returns as Nak-su. How exactly will the character return? Something Jang Uk said in the final could be a clue Alchemy of Souls Season 2.
[WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Alchemy of Souls.]
Jang Uk possesses the Ice Stone while Nak-su/Mu-deok runs wild
Before we dive into what happened in the finale, fans need a refresher on how Jang Uk came into possession of the Ice Stone. While the main characters are trapped in Jeongjingak due to a barrier created by the Ice Stone, Jang Uk sees a way out. But the barrier drains the power of any mage using its magic. Jang Uk sacrifices his powers to save everyone and breaks through the barrier.
In doing so, he is transported to another dimension or within the Ice Stone and takes possession of it. In which Alchemy of Souls Finals do not have Jang Uk or Nak-su/Mu-deok magic. They decided to get married and live their lives away from the palace. But there is a scene in the finale where Jang Uk talks to Master Lee and hints at a possible theory Alchemy of Souls Season 2.
As he surveys the lake, Jang Uk sits with Master Lee and asks if he will let her go on with her life as promised. But Master Lee wonders if Jang Uk is in possession of the stone. Jang Uk replies he is insecure, but without his powers it means nothing. While Master Lee declares he can train again, Jang Uk refuses to awaken the stone’s powers.
But he explains: “Absolutely, since I have the Ice Stone. I can protect a person. If Mu-deok goes berserk, please help me use this power to stop it.” Master Lee then reveals that Mu-deok is a powerful priestess, but is unsure who.
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The Ice Stone could be used by Jang Uk to save Nak-su in Season 2 of Alchemy of Souls
Many cases foreshadowed the tragic events in the finale. Not only did Master Lee predict who would kill Jang Uk, but Jang Uk’s worst fears came true when Nak-su/Mu-deok got mixed up. Unlike in the previous scene, due to his death he could not ask Master Lee for help to save her.
But the finale proved that it is possible for Jang Uk to save Nak-su with the Ice Stone Alchemy of Souls Season 2. While Jang Uk’s body burned in the finale, the King’s Star combined with the Ice Stone led to his resurrection. From the K-Drama, fans know that the Ice Stone also resurrected a dead Bu-yeon in her mother’s womb.
It could very well be that Jang Uk’s now powerful new self will find a way to use the Ice Stone to return Nak-su to her old body. The same way it saved his while it was burning. From the teaser, fans know that Jang Uk has regained his magic. It’s also possible that Nak-su is still very much alive due to Bu-yeon’s priestly abilities at capturing souls.
The finale also revealed that two women, possibly Lady Jin’s maids, rescued Mu-deok’s corpse from the lake. There are many loose threads and theories about Nak-su’s return, but how the Ice Stone can return Nak-su to her original body, which was burned to ashes, is still a mystery.
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Alchemy of Souls Season 2 will premiere in December
The Hong Sisters planned to develop the K-drama in two seasons from the beginning. For now, fans have only gotten a taste of the new installment with a much darker Jang Uk wielding Nak-su’s sword and slaying souls gone berserk. Fans are also seeing what could be a bit of a time warp due to the characters’ new looks.
To top it off, the teaser ended with Nak-su in a light cotton dress similar to that worn during a funeral. She also stands on the roof of what could be the Jin family home. The new season is officially titled Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow.
Alchemy of Souls The title of season 2 leaves a mystery. Fans know that Nak-su was the “shadow” in the first season while Jang Uk was the “light”. Could their roles be reversed? Fans will have to wait and see how the new season premieres in December.
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https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/alchemy-of-souls-season-2-theory-jang-uk-foreshadow-using-ice-stone-nak-su.html/ Did Jang-uk anticipate the Ice Stone’s use on Nak-su?