He dies with Baze's name on his lips. He wakes with Baze's name on his lips.
please go read the original, stunningly beautiful "A Way So Familiar" by GreyMichaela and Miniatures. huge thanks to them for letting me play around in their sandbox!<3
also i do genuinely want to apologize for my terrible pronunciation of a lot of Chinese names. in future i'll do better research to hopefully butcher them less.