I do not think this episode needs commentary.
GCM manages to say hopeful, reassuring words, with a smile, to the Hu family. XiangJun tries as well. Nothing can be said. She has to remind herself to inhale, her face looks like she forgets she needs air. Breathing, is not the thing she needs. She does not drop a tear, every pore on her face is crying a river Xiang.
Every word said become true, but they do not have the faith. He was a bad man who is sweetest to her and her family. Luck only strikes a handful of times… if lucky. And XJS is so lucky the tombs of his ancestors must be spitting auspicious green smoke, he says.
Nothing can be said when trust is shattered…heart breaks along.
There will only be tears, endless tears. She can ask the same question over and over like a broken record, no one has a word of answer.
There will only be tears, endless tears. Don’t cry…
Nursery rhymes would not be heard, he would never cry a word. Changsha won a battle in September, the year of 1941, he was three years old. He… never existed. His Dad saved the country… and lost his family.