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    Extracts from letters that Cain sent to Amberley after his retirement, regarding certain events in his relationship with Jurgen.

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    After their fight, Kaeya and Diluc head in different directions. Kaeya has a Vision and a path to home; Diluc has a Delusion and a road to the unknown. Both of them have some unfortunate self-knowledge to struggle with.

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    Seven days of various Genshin characters and the families they've found for themselves.

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    After a marriage that solves some difficult problems for both of them, Jean and Kaeya work together to serve and protect Mondstadt, as Gunnhildrs traditionally do. And serve and protect each other into the bargain.

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    If Kaeya had been paying attention, he would’ve picked up on it sooner. But he hadn’t been—he preferred to forget what November meant, except for the nights getting longer and the days cooler. Remembering hurt. Birthdays had never felt like a clean new leaf, only another toll of a bell whose shadow lay long over Kaeya’s life.

    Diluc, of course, did not think of it like that. 

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    18 Jan 2023

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    Any innocence I might’ve had’s been stained black—midnight black—by all the things I’ve seen.

    “Fischl’s Investigations,” I said. I took a long drag of my violet licorice, holding it between my index and middle finger. “If you need a problem solved, you’ve come to the right place.”

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    12 Jan 2023

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    I’m crammed into a burrow so small that my knees are up around my ears and the boom mike keeps slamming into my head, inhaling the potent scent of toffee-apple brandy and trying to drink a talking mouse under the table.

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    09 Jan 2023

  4. Public Bookmark 17

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    In which Sara does her job, and the Shogun keeps giving her hot chocolate.

    Sara is fairly certain it's supposed to be the other way around, but she can't find it in her to complain.

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    07 Jan 2023

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    “Do you ever get the feeling,” says Kaeya, “that we might be doing this wrong?”

    “’Wrong’ how?” asks Diluc, without missing a beat.

    In all of those little dramas that he and Lisa sometimes like to read during slow periods at the knights’ headquarters, there’s a certain way things are done. The lines between people are clear, unmistakable; the heroes’ goodness is unquestionable, and the villains’ wrongdoings are uncomplicated in their simplicity. Every insult can be explained; every hurt inflicted, apologized for; every wound, healed.

    If this were one of those stories, all it would take is a simple, yet difficult conversation — an admission of wrongdoing, an apology, all of those years-old hurts evaporating into dust as the two of them march ahead, whatever notions of love or friendship or brotherhood that had once existed between them reforged into something stronger — something unbreakable.

    “Do you ever think it should be…” says Kaeya. “… I don’t know — harder than this?”

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    23 Dec 2022