“You know, you’re the one to beat this year,” Jiang Cheng offers helpfully, having seen the glare from right next to him. “Hanguang-jun’s been through juniors with the rest of us, he knows all of our tics. You’re an unknown variable, since he’s never competed against you before.”
“Thanks,” says Wei Wuxian drily. “That’s very comforting.”
Or: five nighthunting competitions where Wei Wuxian and Lan Wangji were rivals, and one where they weren’t.
Source: and so my heart beats wildly – Chapter 1, by lily_winterwood – 魔道祖师 – 墨香铜臭 | Módào Zǔshī – Mòxiāng Tóngxiù [Archive of Our Own]
An amazing 100k AU set in a contemporary world where nighthunting is a sporting event. It’s amazing into how much detail the author went to create this story, and I inhaled it in two days.