SBS released a glimpse of "Lovers of the Red Sky" episode 3 featuring the encounter of Kim Yoo Jung and the god of death as well as her awkward run-in with Ahn Hyo Seop.
The latest still cuts unveiled by the broadcast network attract the viewers with intriguing visuals hinting about the upcoming episode.
'Lovers of the Red Sky' Episode 3 Teaser Shows Hong Cheon Gi's First Encounter with the Demon King
In a series of photos, Hong Cheon Gi, played by the 21-year-old beauty, illustrates a surprised expression upon seeing the devil, who was also Ha Ram's alter ego.
The blind astrologer is portrayed by Ahn Hyo Seop, who met his unfortunate fate after the demon king chose his body to be the evil's fortress.
Despite her stunned expression, the skilled painter displays high spirits and courage as she manages to keep her head up amid the challenging situation.
To recall, the previous episode showed a sneak peek of Ha Ram's transformation as the demon.
Meanwhile, the production team hints at dramatic scenes with Cheon Gi and the demon king named Ma Wang.
"As Hong Cheon Gi is thrown into imminent danger, Ma Wang's appearance will create waves in the story. Please look forward to the combination of thrilling suspense and fantasy scenes."
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'Lovers of the Red Sky' Episode 3 Spoilers: Ha Ram Wakes Up Beside Hong Cheon Gi
Apart from the still cuts, SBS also teases fans with a heart-fluttering encounter of Kim Yoo Jung and Ahn Hyo Seop's character in "Lovers of the Red Sky."
In the short clip, Hong Cheon Gi found herself beside Ha Ram, who is still unconscious.
She was clueless about how the two of them ended in what appears to be an empty barn.
After a series of attempts to wake up the blind astrologer, Cheon Gi is again captivated by his fiery and dazzling eyes, stimulating the viewers' curiosity regarding the duo's budding romance.
'Lovers of the Red Sky' Frontrunner in Monday and Tuesday K-Drama
As the SBS' historical fantasy drama released its first episode, "Lovers of the Red Sky" established itself as the frontrunner in the Monday and Tuesday series.
According to Nielsen Korea, Ahn Hyo Seop and Kim Yoo Jung's drama received a promising start after garnering recorded average nationwide viewership ratings of 6.6 percent.
This was followed by a massive increase in its second episode, achieving recorded average nationwide ratings of 8.8 percent and 8.5 percent in the metropolitan area.
Interestingly, "Lovers of the Red Sky" managed to beat KBS' "Police University" in terms of viewership rating after the rom-com series starring f(x) 's Krystal, B1A4's Jinyoung and "Sassy Girl" star Cha Tae Hyun received 7.1 percent for the drama's August 31 episode.
The public's response illustrates the positive standing of the SBS' Monday and Tuesday night drama on its future episodes.
Aside from the viewership ratings, the novel-based historical fantasy drama creates a massive buzz on social media, praising the new team-up between the "Backstreet Rookie" star and the South Korean heartthrob.