1. If Xiang Yuan knew that she would eventually reunite with Xu Yan Shi one day, and fall hopelessly in love with him, she would have guarded her morality with all her might, and would have never, in his presence, tirelessly and continuously changed her boyfriends, one after the other.
2. Subsequently, there was a person who asked out of curiosity, “Xu Yan Shi, for all that you’ve done – did you ever consider whether it was worth your while?”
He had been casually lounging on a bench in the park, with one arm hanging loosely from the back of the bench, whilst the other had a beer in hand. Although the emotions in his eyes were undecipherable, he nevertheless managed to arouse a strange sense of melancholy in those who gazed at him. Slowly, he tilted his head and took a swig from the beer bottle.
Fixating his gaze on an illuminated office building in the distance, he responded, “When I was young, adults often said that the world is filled with beauty and wonder; subsequently, when I grew up, I realized that the world was not as beautiful, nor wondrous as I thought it would be – but I never thought about doing anything to correct or improve the world. But, for her, I formulated one simple wish – I want to present to her, a world, which is ideal in my eyes.”