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    Wei Wuxian is shattered, ground to dust, and in his place stands someone with shards of the person he once was.

    Or: Yue isn’t Wei Wuxian. Not anymore. (Or maybe he is, it’s complicated.)

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    10 Dec 2021

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    “A meeting,” Tony doesn’t even bother to hide his incredulity.

    “Yes.”

    “With the Galactic Empire,” he attempts to lighten his own mood with the joke, but the response he gets from Ross makes the blood freeze in his veins.

    “They call themselves the Unitary Galactic Communia, actually.”

    If Tony lets his silence speak for itself, it’s only partially because his throat is closing up on him at an alarming rate.

    “I know it sounds bad at first—“

    “Oh no no no, not at all,” Tony interjects quickly, “this is wonderful news. A communia. A unitary one. Sounds very… organized. They must be people who know how to keep an army. Of galactic proportions. This is great, really. Not debilitatingly frightening in the least.”

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    Alternatively: the freshly pardoned Rogues have complaints, Tony is dead on his feet, and Steve has issues with the handsome alien lord who keeps offering Stark the literal universe.

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    29 Nov 2021

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    In which a story that seems like it should be a shallow, Deus ex Machina, advanced society intervention turns out to actually be a fascinating story about relationship building, cultural exchange, and brilliant characterization.

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    At sixteen Wei Wuxian is - through some strange twist of fate, or a nick in the layer between parallel universes, who knows – out of the blue confronted with that one incense burner dream one night.

    While his curious mind is left unable to stop poking at this new perspective on Lan Wangji, circumstances in the Cloud Recesses begin to change and Wei Wuxian is suddenly presented with life-altering opportunities.

    Maybe Gusu isn’t so bad after all?

    (Or alternatively: The fic where I get to give Wei Wuxian the academical scholarship he deserves while simultaneously getting him hitched early on.)

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    28 Nov 2021

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    Inventor!WeiYing is best WeiYing.

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    Shen Yuan is reincarnated as a cannon fodder character and eventual murder victim in one of the whodunnit arcs in Proud Immortal Demon Way. Things escalate quickly.

    Or: that one where young Luo Binghe’s career goal is ‘Bride’.

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    Shen Yuan shut his eyes as a young man waiting to die in a hospital and opened them again as a wrinkly infant covered in substances best left unimagined.

    [Welcome to the System! The System is based on the concept ‘YOU CAN YOU UP. NO CAN NO BB.’ We hope to provide you with a rewarding experience. It is our sincere hope that during the course of your adventure, you can achieve your desire to transform a ‘Stupid Novel’ into a high-end and impressive classic. We pray for your happiness,] a mechanical and inflectionless voice announced over the general hubbub of the group of women handling him. Then it added, somewhat more worryingly, [Error.]

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    27 Nov 2021

    Bookmarker's Notes

    High on the intrigue-schemes-poisons drama and zero stupid-miscommunications-drama.

    Shen Yuan's new family is brilliant (except the parts trying to kill him), and Binghe is his perfect, over-the-top self. Plus, the epilogue is 10/10 hilarious.

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    AU. Lan Wangji has lived his entire adult life to date as a Gusu Lan hostage in Lanling. He would like to have agency over the course of his life at some point. To be able to make choices based on his own desires rather than on those of others with more power. To feel like choices he makes could have weight on the outcome of events.

    It is quite ironic that when agency is returned to him, it is as a result of being kidnapped by a (faux) princess and threatened with his brother’s life and given to a man he doesn’t know who will very much expect him to obey.

    Based on a prompt for Wuji Fest (see Notes).

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    24 Nov 2021