The following article contains spoilers for TVB’s Of Greed and Ants, which ends on February 14, 2020.
The true evil intentions of Gordon is coming to full light in Of Greed of Ants <黃金有罪>, which will be entering its final week on Monday.
Set in late 70s Hong Kong, Of Greed and Ants follows the journey of civil engineer Gordon Wing (Eddie Cheung 張兆輝) and road to financial power as he manipulates the rising Hong Kong stock market. The nostalgic series is becoming a hit in both Hong Kong and mainland China, where it is raking over 2 billion views online.
An intelligent man of humble beginnings, Gordon grows power hungry and infatuated with money after getting a strong hold on the stock market. Hitting a point of no return, Gordon’s greed and selfishness starts surfacing after seeing the Hong Kong stock exchange hit an all-time low. His wealth, as well as the wealths of business partners Barry Tong (Ben Wong 黃智賢) and Michael Shum (Gilbert Lam 林韋辰) were shrinking by the second. The police are also in the midst of investigating Gordon for an illegal business dealing.
To save himself, Gordon digs his hands dirty to manipulate others into becoming his shield. He closes one of his businesses which angers Barry, and the two get in an ugly physical altercation. Gordon ruthlessly beats up Barry to an unrecognizable state.
Though she was desperately in love with Gordon, Shui Man-jing (Elaine Yiu 姚子羚) finally sees the evil in Gordon and confides to Steve Chin (Edwin Siu 蕭正楠) about his crimes of bribery. They set forth a plan to find evidence. Gordon discovers their intentions and attempts to steal back the incriminating evidence, and manipulates Man-jing once again.
This article is written by Addy for JayneStars.com.