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    "I don't have any certainty that it'll work," Zhou Zishu warned him, as if they didn't both already know. "I need you to be sure. I would—I'll have to break you down, until you can't see or hear or speak, and it may all be for nothing. I'll have put you through agony for nothing. Lao-Wen, I need you to be sure."

    "I am," Wen Kexing said, before pulling him into a kiss that drew a desperate sound from Zhou Zishu's mouth.

    What was life if not a collection of disparate days, sorted each into the bitter and the sweet? To have tasted honeyed time just once was already more than he deserved. To surrender himself here, in the end, wholly and willingly at Zhou Zishu's mercy—whatever else, it will have been worth it.

    He traced the curve of that beloved, stubborn jaw. "I trust you, A-Xu. Take me apart."

    Set immediately after Episode 36.

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    Wen Kexing's arms sway like a doll's before he crumples forward, folding garishly — like a man who can no longer feel the stretch of muscle and tendon or the creaking ache of bone against socket.

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    29 Apr 2021

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    The sun is slipping lower in the sky and the air makes Zhou Zishu’s cheekbones glow in a way that Wen Kexing decides is enough reason to fight their way into a room if they have to.

    He doesn’t want to do this, but Wen Kexing is beginning to think they have no other option.

    “Please bring the owner of the inn here. We would like to speak with him.”

    Vague spoilers for the entire book (but also: see the AU tag).

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    18 Apr 2021

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    “There have been a string of disappearances on a trading route towards Beizhili,” Wang Zhi says.

    “No,” Tang Fan says immediately.

    “Don’t be like that, Tang-daren,” Wang Zhi cajoles, smiling. “Aren’t we old friends? Haven’t I come all this way just to see you again?”

    “I told you explicitly to never come back,” Tang Fan argues. “Nothing good ever comes out of you visiting!”

    “Tang Fan, think of all those poor, defenseless peasants. Think of their families, left behind! Who else is going to bring them the justice they deserve?”

    Sui Zhou says, “Tang Fan.”

    Tang Fan huffs, annoyed, and slaps his chopsticks down on the table. “Sui Zhou, I said that nothing good ever comes out of Wang Zhi visiting!”

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    03 Apr 2021

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    Shen Qingqiu, after enduring his trial, is placed into Luo Binghe’s custody at Huan Hua Palace.

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