Sep 22, 2021 5:26 PM
owls in Heavenly Wish
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"I guess you could construe it as a religious reason but we didn't think of it that way."

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"Sure, why not. I just wasn't expecting it." 

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Shrug. "It's not very relevant."

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"Is that why you've never dated or is kissing okay if the clothes don't come off."

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"...please don't kiss me, Wei Ying."

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"I won't! I have Lan Zhan! I don't want to kiss anyone else!"

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"Then why does it matter?"

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"Because I'm really really really bad at not asking intrusive personal questions."

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Xie Lian nods sympathetically.

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"Sorry."

 

After people have looked around at art some more, Wei Ying sidles up to Shi Qingxuan. 

"Will you take me flying? I wanna see if the streets say 'Xie Lian' or are a picture of her face or something," she says in a low tone. 

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"Sure, but I'm not sure we'd be able to read it!" Shi Qingxuan manifests her fan and off they go. The paths between all the this-and-that look like an organically developed tangle.

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Wei Ying pouts slightly. How disappointing. 

"If it was writing, it would be Xie Lian, or dianxia-jiejie, or something like that," she asserts. 

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"Their initials in a heart. I guess not initials, Chinese doesn't have initials."

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"I think hearts are a western thing too."

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"Really? Wow. My parents moved here more than a century back so I don't actually know these things."

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"I don't actually know of a Chinese equivalent but there's umbrellas in Japan."

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"Awww, like sharing an umbrella?"

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"Yeah, exactly!"

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"I bet Xie Lian's vow doesn't prohibit umbrella sharing."

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Snort. "Non-metaphorical umbrella sharing, anyway. I can't imagine being a virgin for--well, I don't know how long exactly, but over a thousand years, anyway."

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"It does seem a bit much."

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"Xie Lian is great, but sometimes I really don't understand her." 

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"She's kind of old fashioned? Not like in a way where she sucks, like when people are like 'oh grandma's just old fashioned', but just in thinking about different stuff than recenter people."

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"Yeah! That's it exactly."

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"Is it okay if I ask you an intrusive personal question?"

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"Go for it, I'm an open book!"

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