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  1. Summary

    A Fatui plot puts Diluc and Kaeya into an untenable situation and tears the scabs off the wounded bond between them. It's possible that this is one of those wounds where exposure will help it heal clean. But only if they figure out how to stop hurting each other, first.

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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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  1. Public Bookmark 21

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    "As he began to turn around and head towards the stairs to the upper level, he finally caught a good look at the coin the captain was flipping. It was gold, clearly well kept, catching the glinting light of the sun as it twirled through the air.

    Diluc froze.

    Kaeya had kept it?

    Maybe it was cruel of him to be surprised. That coin had been a small spark of normalcy in an otherwise catastrophic day for a young boy."

     

    After fighting to protect his city from the Stormterror threat, Diluc takes in the celebrations in Mondsadt, relives an important memory, and works a bit more to repair a family bond.

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    25 Nov 2020

  2. Public Bookmark 7

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    Qiqi opens her notebook in the morning and reads out her orders to herself. Qiqi sorts herbs. Qiqi does her stretches. Qiqi pretends she remembers how to sleep.

    There is no medicine to rewind time. There is no chill to stop it.

    Qiqi opens her notebook in the morning and reads out her orders to herself.

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    25 Nov 2020

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    Every night now, Diluc dreams of death. Usually Kaeya's. Sometimes his other friends' or his already deceased father's. In between these nightmares his life is falling apart. It doesn't take Kaeya long to realize that this is something much more insidious than simple bad dreams. His brother's life and sanity are on the line and there is nothing Kaeya won't do to save him.

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    23 Nov 2020

  4. Public Bookmark 16

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    Her captors march Zabete up to the head of the table to face the occupant of her father's place: a broad-shouldered, muscular woman with ragged black hair, chalky white skin, and blue lines inked across her face. She speaks to the others in a tone of amusement, and the answers they give her sound more like friendly teasing than like subordinates reporting to their leader.

    "What do you want with me?" Zabete demands. Her voice shakes.

    The woman smiles with a slow satisfaction that makes her look like a giant cat eyeing its prey. "Such pretty fluttering silks, and so delicate. What's your name, little butterfly?"

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    09 Nov 2020

  5. Public Bookmark 18

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    „What‘s your name?“, the unbelievable Master Crepus asks. His voice is warm. The hot chocolate between the boy‘s hands is warm. The concept of warmth fascinates him, sweet and slippery, something he can touch but can‘t. Maybe because his hands are too cold still, the rain in his eyes too heavy still.

    Kaeya Alberich is a shapeshifter.

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    06 Nov 2020