By Staff Writer | Mar 24, 2016 10:09 AM EDT
Twelfth Night is a Joseon-era tale that takes a Shakespearean framework to tell a story of betrayal, revenge and love.
The Crown Prince Hwi Lee and his bodyguard, Juk Lee, escaped the palace as children when the king's concubine killed the queen and took over the kingdom.
As adults, they plan to take back what is rightfully theirs, by adopting secret identities and organizing a revolution. Complications ensue when the current King falls in love with one of them. This dramatic and emotional story will keep reader's hearts pounding.
Here are five webtoons to discover, this weekend.
1. Twelfth Night
2. The Pale Horse
The Pale Horse is a webtoon that will take you on a sprawling ride through Victorian era France.
It opens in a small French town in the 1800's, focusing on the friendship between a beautiful outcast named Rose and her cheerful friend, Pierre.
Suddenly, a mysterious man called Guinness arrives and he intends to reveal secrets that will change their lives forever. There are so many shocking twists and turns in this story, that it is difficult to know where the plot will lead, next.
3. The Friendly Winter
The Friendly Winter is both heartbreaking and inspirational. The tale follows a friendship between a 19-year-old girl who has the body of a 9-year-old and a 17-year-old boy with the mind of a 7-year-old.
Together, they deal with the limitations that their disorders have placed on their lives while also learning how to appreciate what they do have including the love of their families.
4. He is a High School Girl
He is a High School Girl is a fun and clever webtoon about a high school delinquent named Kangbae.
He discovers that his beloved younger sister Kanghui is being bullied at her school, so he decides to go undercover as a girl, in an attempt to help her.
His new identity as Hana allows for a ton of hilarious situations, as well as, misunderstandings in love and attraction.
This surprisingly heartwarming webtoon delivers laugh-out-loud moments.
5. Coffin Jackson
Coffin Jackson is a gritty crime thriller that will keep you at the edge of your seat. It is about a mortician named Roman who works for a psychotic gangster, taking the bodies of his victims and selling them on the black market. But their relationship goes sour and all hell breaks loose when Roman finds himself in the possession of something unexpected. It's a story of money, greed and control where lives are at stake and you'll feel like you're in a movie trying to race to the end.
Content courtesy of Spottoon - Originally posted HERE.
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