Mrs. Paik is Sun's mother, and Woo-Jung Paik's wife. Upon returning from Seoul National University, Mr. Paik decided that it was time for his daughter, Sun to get married, and pressed Mrs. Paik into action. She met Jae Lee; and after determining that he was acceptable, she left Sun and Jae Lee to get to know each other. ("...And Found")
Sun told Claire in "Par Avion" that her mother never worked a day in her life and that her mother's greatest fear probably would be that Sun marry the son of a fisherman.