The Simplest Way Forward
It’s a really unfortunate thing, developing a crush on your husband. Wei Ying had assumed this would be easy. Lan Zhan had been so icy and unpleasant to him, it had never occurred to him that he might end up spending the next however many years with this dumb, burning feeling in his chest whenever he looks at him.
“Okay,” says Wei Ying. “But tell me if I…if the pretending gets to be too hard, okay?”
“It will not,” says Lan Zhan, quietly certain.
- Part 1 of The Simplest Way Forward
Here is a very small ficlet coda to The Simplest Way Forward, for Ariaste, who was having a tough day ❤️
The title is from Fall Out Boy because it got stuck in my head the second I started writing. Big thanks to mistresscurvy for doing a very fast read-through, she is the best. Now this note is almost as long as the fic. 😂
- Part 2 of The Simplest Way Forward