A smile can express many nuances, from the joy of a long-awaited reunion to a pure, playful fun or encouragement for another. And in this moment, they were all very lucky; they still had friends to smile with.
Joyous Time (Bottom Left)
Every meeting is full of happiness; every smile can be your companion.
Firecracker Pop (Top Right)
That day of lanterns and streamers couldn’t be without celebratory firecrackers. Even though this delighted the unruly children, the good ones were terrified - and of course, this scene wouldn’t be complete without a broken-hearted Tortoise Jelly.
New Premonition (Bottom Right)
While everyone was busy celebrating, a few food souls were completely isolated from the events around them. Red envelopes, tobacco leaves, and duckling food - as Plum Juice calculated the bills in his hands, he felt a strange pressure. Perhaps, for him, this was a new premonition.
From the day Milk brought Black Tea back to Satan Cafe, she kept finding herself repeating the same things. No matter what injuries Black Tea received, Milk would heal her. Strangely, she didn’t find this annoying.
One familiar with the hubbub of daily life would know that this world is plagued with troubles. Qingtuan rarely saw Toso sleeping; always preoccupied with disasters, she rarely had a quiet moment to herself. Best not to disturb her.
In that peach grove so far from the rest of the world, two people sat back-to-back. One raised their eyebrows lightly; one quirked their lips lightly. And as the peach blossoms fell, the wind picked up the scroll, leaving only a gentle and happy life.
The innately unyielding Steak, the naturally arrogant Red Wine - of course they mixed like oil and water, yet they had moments where they cooperated. After their battle against the fallen angel, Red Wine quietly stood behind Steak, swirling his glass. The two did not break the peace between them; perhaps this was their tacit agreement.
Vodka once said her favorite color would be red - but perhaps it wasn’t his kind of red that was almost offensive to the eyes. But to Boston Lobster, just being able to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with her like this was almost like a dream.
That intoxicating aroma permeated the coffee shop; Chocolate snuck behind Coffee as he prepared the beans. Only in that moment, as Coffee’s sunglasses were plucked from him without resistance, did he truly see those blue eyes behind the lenses.
In the eyes of others, Jiuniang is a timid girl who is wary around everyone, but in Yellow Wine’s eyes, her gentle kindness was a warmth he had come to rely on in his long life. And so, he would protect her.
They had fled the kingdom, they had fled their pasts - they were keeping secrets and yet they trusted each other. No one knew that the past they tried so vainly to conceal with smiles was just a broken fairytale, penned by fate.
For him, his quiet daily life began each day as regularly as the sunrise. as the sunlight splayed across the room, he knew that his friends would arrive right on schedule. but what he didn’t expect was that before this unmarked envelope even landed in his hands, it would be snatched by a suddenly appearing figure.