The Absolutely True Story of the Yiling Patriarch: A Manifesto in Many Parts – Chapter 1, by aubreyli – 陈情令 | The Untamed (TV) [Archive of Our Own]

Wei Wuxian’s hand jolts, spilling a drop of wine onto the tabletop. “Love?” he croaks, then clears his throat and tries again. “Lan Zh— uh, Hanguang-jun, in love?”

“Have you not heard the story?” the other young woman asks, looking pitying. “You must, it is a truly heartrending tale of star-crossed romance and mutual pining — go to any storyhouse in town, everyone has been requesting a reading of this book.”

“There’s a book?” Wei Wuxian says blankly.

Source: The Absolutely True Story of the Yiling Patriarch: A Manifesto in Many Parts – Chapter 1, by aubreyli – 陈情令 | The Untamed (TV) [Archive of Our Own]

The ducklings decide Wei Wuxian’s reputation needs restoring but end up writing a romance instead… Wei Wuxian is traveling and writing lots of letters. This story is a gem from start to finish, both funny and sweet and altogether wonderful.

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