El Sultán Tuesday 12/10/19 #7

And now we see the brilliance of Hürrem’s plan. She didn’t go show Suleyman her face, he’s the one who insisted on seeing it. And she didn’t tell him Mahidevran did it, he’s the one who said her whole name. He goes to Mahidevran’s room and says he never wants to see so much as her shadow again. He tells his mom he’s exiling Mahidevran to the old palace right the hell now, but Mustafá stays with him. Read More

El Sultán Wednesday 12/4/19 #3

Aleks and Suleyman finally get their night together, on a Wednesday. But Aleks wants to keep him occupied through Thursday night, in the hopes of having a “blessed” child. She succeeds (with the Thursday) and Mahidevran’s devastated. Suleyman names Aleks “Hürrem,” what gives happiness and light to our (or his?) face. Musta been the charades. Read More