“A-Zhan,” his brother starts, and WangJi stares through smoke-like hair into his brother’s eyes as they break away to peer downward, guilt-ridden as he speaks to the room, “Wei WuXian is dead. The cultivation world is searching for his soulmate so they may deal his spirit the final blow- get rid of him: once and for all.” The sorrow in his brother’s eyes is tainted by the question that lingers in them as he meets WangJi’s once more, but the question does not need to be voiced to be understood.
“Whatever you want,” Wei Ying murmurs, and WangJi knows his words can only be heard by the two of them.
Source: The Cruelty of Fate, by Procrastination_Sensation – 魔道祖师 – 墨香铜臭 | Módào Zǔshī – Mòxiāng Tóngxiù [Archive of Our Own]
Absolutely captivating AU in which the ghost of a person’s soulmate haunts them. For obvious reasons, this changes things.