“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

有爱无爱都是铭心刻骨 (lit. Love and its Lack are Emblazoned on the Heart Forever)

Novella by Fang Fang.

Translations:

Love and its Lack are Emblazoned on the Heart Forever

Translated by Eleanor Goodman

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