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    Any stranger looking in on their meal would see a boy with deep pockets eager to dominate the older man he’s found himself sat with.

    Zhongli sees something entirely different. He sees how Childe peers at him from beneath his lashes as Zhongli takes his first bite, and how Childe truly grins when Zhongli compliments his choice. He can see how each barb is aimed with a little bit of apprehension, how Childe is still looking at him even while chatting up the waitress. It’s all a test. A few calculated blows to see if Zhongli will fold or blow up, dangling a few ripe fruit that Zhongli could easily reach for.

    He doesn’t.

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    Or, Zhongli knows how to deal with 'troublesome' subs.

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    11 Apr 2021

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    The one where Childe is a florist, his boss can barely stand him, and his most loyal customers are five little children who keep buying flowers for their father.

    Then he meets the children's father.

    And for Childe, it's very much love at first sight.

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    11 Apr 2021

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    Zhongli’s eyes widened, instinctively stepping out of the way as something darted past him. The odd entity carried the scent of rainfall, its body lightly glowing like an illuminated sea. The streets of Liyue Harbor were filled with panicked cries.

    No one could gain a better view as the thing leaped into the water, vanishing upon impact. Zhongli approached, peering down upon the water’s surface. There wasn’t even a trace of that creature being there in the first place.

    “... What was that?”

    In which Childe isn’t completely human, is nearly 200 years old, could probably become an archon if he wanted, is a “part-time” Harbinger, and eventually ends up moving in with Zhongli.

    Meanwhile, Zhongli has never seen a being quite like Childe in all of his years of living. Childe is left wondering why the Geo Archon looks at him like he’s the most interesting thing in the world.

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    10 Apr 2021

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    It’s been two months since the storm, and Childe hasn’t seen Zhongli not even once, not since that fateful meeting with the Signora where the truth is finally unveiled.

    And what a fun little kick to the gut that is, the realization that not only had he been played by all sides, but he's also being tossed aside like trash now that his use had run its course.

    It’s not that Childe doesn’t get it. He’s a Harbinger. He knows first-hand what it means to do his duty, to put the mission first and his personal feelings far, far away, preferably locked up in a box, where it wouldn’t interfere with his job. He knows what it’s like working with vipers, to scheme and plot and lie in wait for the opportune moment to stab his opponent in the back.

    But this time, this time Childe can’t help but feel a little (a lot) gutted.

    Stupid. He’s gotten himself stupidly attached.

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    A story about Childe trying to move on after the events of 1.1 Update, but some of his actions have consequences, and those consequences have followed him back to Snezhnaya.

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    30 Mar 2021

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    "I love you. I still love you. I can't stop thinking of you. Every day, every night. You. Only you. Don't leave me, PLEASE-"

    "And I loved you."

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    24 Mar 2021