He should never have gone up that mountain.
He should never have allowed himself the chance of seeing him again one last time.
Because now, knowing how fleeting this moment is, the pain only magnifies and tears his heart out of his chest before being stomped under the weight of his own grief into a million pieces.
Every touch, every kiss and every breath that ghosts over his skin feels like a hot brand against his flesh—searing and burning and scorching his soul until he carries the scar of playing with fire to his death.
Wei WuXian dies for the second time, and Lan WangJi makes a bargain.
precious tears by chinxe, domokunrainbowkinz, Keysmashed, lily_winterwood, Naamah_Beherit, savedbythenotepad, sushicorps (Inclinant), tangerinechar
19 Apr 2019
Lan Wangji is always beautiful. His crying is no exception.
(Or, eight times Wei Wuxian made Lan Wangji cry.)
23 Mar 2020
01 Nov 2019
Lan Wangji learns that his education is not as well rounded as he had once thought. He sets out to 'research' how to be a good cultivation partner.
04 Nov 2019
"We were raised as a generation of war, A-Yuan," Xian-gege said to him. "If your generation choses to be one of love - well, I don't think any of us would be opposed to that."
In the aftermath of the events at the Guanyin temple, the cultivation world scrambles to understand their current reality. A man roams the countryside with a string of white in his hair. Another sits on the highest seat of power with a ribbon of red around his forehead. The younger generation turns out to be full of romantics. Nie Huaisang is to blame for everything, always. Jiang Cheng realizes that happiness has been more that 16 years overdue.
Wei Wuxian declares that it's time that bitch pays up.
After a generation of war - much to the consternation of the elders, much to the delight of the young, much to the pleased shock of the subjects of the tale - the world welcomes a love story with open arms.