17 Jun 2020
Dying hurts. She’s grown up with stories, of course, legends and histories alike about the glorious deaths of heroes. They’re often on battlefields like this, but no one mentions the chaos or the pain.
Lying in the ashes of clan members and unquiet spirits alike, Yanli thinks that was a pretty big oversight.
Her back burns with red-hot agony, and her chest is a cavity of pain so deep it’s almost numb. Already, the screams are blurring, smudging like smoke, like the black ribbons coiling off and around her little brother. Her eyes slip shut and the black swallows her.
- Part 1 of the dead horse
03 Jan 2020
At the behest of Wei Wuxian, Jiang Cheng steps in and takes in the Wen Remnants after they’re rescued from Qiongqi Path and an investigation is declared into the Lanling Jin Sect.
Jiang Cheng never expected to fall in love with not just one, but two Wens.
07 Oct 2019
"A-Cheng, a-Xian." Jiang Yanli doesn't raise her voice, but they turn to her sheepishly anyways. "I'm glad both of you made it back safely."
"Me too, shijie," Wei Wuxian says, smiling up at her. He's pale and tired and there's sadness lingering at the corner of his eyes that wasn't there before he left, but his smile still shines like the sun brought down from the sky.
- Part 1 of a dream after waking