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  1. Public Bookmark 77

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    Xiao has served the Autumn Fields ever since he was taken in by the old Deity of Autumn.

    That is, until all the old seasonal deities all unexpectedly burned out, throwing everything into disarray and giving the new ones little time to acclimate to their newfound powers and responsibilities.

    So when his master, now the new Deity of Autumn, had asked him to help the new Deity of Spring, he’d agreed naively, trying to do his part to restore balance to the world. But watching the exchange between his former master, the epitome of calm and order, and his new one, an energetic and irresponsible being whose personality was so far removed from his own, he realizes his mistake.

    Just what exactly is he in for?

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    22 Jul 2021

  2. Public Bookmark 68

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    “I mean, you are stealing the offerings to my statue,” the stranger muses. His arms crossed behind his back as he leans close to Xiao, a little grin plastered on his face.

    Realization dawns and he almost loses his composure. Almost.

    “Oh,” he simply says and silence spreads between them.

    After exactly four seconds, Xiao is found darting away from the statue and the stranger at a speed only he, one of the fastest beings in Teyvat, could possess. Once he was back at Wangshu Inn, he throws the damned flowers at Indarias’ shrine.

    Xiao steals Cecilias from Mondstadt’s statues as offerings for one of the deceased yaksha's birthday since those were their favorite flowers. One day, Venti catches him red-handed.
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    19 Jul 2021

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    “We don’t have time. Besides, my end is inevitable," Xiao says.

    “Ah-ha! Not true. Time is the only thing we have.” Venti refuses to let Xiao meet his end so easily. He doesn’t know Xiao, not really. But it’s just so frustrating to see him with freedom right between his fingers and still refuse to hold on. He could if only he tried.

    Venti will drag Xiao into tomorrow, even if he has to do it kicking and screaming.

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    Stuck in a time loop where he succumbs to his karmic debt, Xiao struggles to see the point in moving forward. Venti struggles to save him.

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    18 Jul 2021

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  4. Public Bookmark 12

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    “Close your eyes and turn your face into the wind.
    Feel it sweep along your skin in an invisible ocean of exultation.
    Suddenly, you know you are alive.”

    Xiao Jinpeng is a pairs figure skater on the People's Republic of China's National Team. After six years of international competition and "breaking" three different partners in a row, he goes home for Chinese New Year and contemplates retiring from the sport. Everything was going according to plan, until one message changes everything...

    Figure Skating AU x Chinese Diaspora Fic. Will feature significant tone whiplash. Fic summary quote by Vera Nazarian.

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    16 Jul 2021

    Bookmarker's Notes

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  5. Public Bookmark 73

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    High up on the cliff that borders the ocean and the quiet fishing village, there stands a lone bird statue facing away from the ocean, wings spread open as if it were mid-flight. His mother always told him to remember two important things when visiting the statue:

    One: It liked being pat on the head.

    Two: It can grant wishes if you ask nicely. Sometimes.

    But Xiao thinks there’s a third important thing that should be added to the list:

    Three: If you talk to it, it’ll use the wind to talk back to you. And it really, really likes to talk.

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    05 Jul 2021