• (farewell my concubine) "you perform together one last time eleven years later — as the concubine and the king — and you imagine. you imagine just how beautiful it would've been if life could, just for once, imitate art." /oc
  • (shelley) "i was required to exchange chimeras of boundless grandeur for realities of little worth." /ref
  • (wwalf) "The narrow winding walkway, virtually empty in the daytime, scarred-looking, teemed with a ghostly, sometimes scary life at night. With one thought they could have made it beautiful, but perhaps they didn’t think that poor people deserved beauty." /ref
  • (zhuxi) "I am, admittedly, quite fond of you." /oc+ref
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