MBC Wednesday and Thursday drama series The Moon that Embraces the Sun (TMTETS) staged its grand finale on March 15th, 2012. Lee Hwon (Kim Soo Hyun) and Yeon Woo (Han Ga In) held the royal wedding ceremony. When Lee Hwon asked about the real identity of Yeon Woo, Yeon Woo smiled and answered, “Female servant is the woman of the king, is also the queen of the country Heo Yeon Woo,” creating a harmony and cozy atmosphere.
Lee Hwon penalized the criminals involved in the murder of crown princess Yeon Woo incident 8 years ago in the ruling hall, and declared slave punishment for Princess Min Hwa (Nam Bo Ra), instructing that she immediately converted into state slave after giving birth to the child. He also decreed that Heo Yeom (Song Jae Hee) as redundant official, while Jang Nok Young (Jun Mi Sun) will be dealt with after the end of spirit offering ritual ceremony.
Jang Nok Young was holding the spirit offering ritual ceremony for Prince Yang Myung, Great Queen Dowager Yoon, Yoon Dae Hyung and others unjustly died due to the case. During the sacrifice, Jang Nok Young shouted, “Let the evil spirits left on the earth get into my only body, want to end this life. Hope the aggrieved souls the departed understand the grudge, rest in peace forever. Finally, the heaven only left with a sun and a moon with full of hope. Hope the brilliant light shines the creatures on the world, ends the grief and walks towards road of happiness.” Then, she fainted. Jan Shil (Bae Noo Ri) at the side immediately tried to wake her up, but found that Nok Young has passed away.