01 Aug 2019
Years of silence have created gaps of conversation that are wider than Wangji has ever known, and isn’t sure how to fill. But while he’s quiet, the rabbits are even quieter, and he’s found it helps to talk to them.
“We have a—” and Wangji doesn’t know how to finish. “We have a guest,” he decides. “You do not know him, but your grandparents did.”
The black rabbit wrinkles its nose.
Wangji reaches out to stroke its back. “I also do not like strangers. But you will like him.”
In which Lan Wangji navigates life, family, grief, friendship, and love through the years—with rabbits.