No of Episodes : 17
Author :丁墨 (Ding Mo)
Female Voice: 暗夜长歌不徐行 (Àn Yè Cháng Gē Bù Xú Xíng)
Another short story by Ding Mo.
Chen Qi (ML) lives in the underground cave for many years. His friends are spirits from the plants and stones in the cave. They often ask ML when is he going to leave the cave. The cave has turned into a tourist attraction.
One day, ML bumped into Xie Zhi Fan (FL) who got lost in the cave. FL came with her school mates and professor to study the cave. Ever since that encounter, FL went to the cave to see ML every day. Very slowly, both fell in love. ML decided to leave the cave to live in FL’s world.
The day before ML leaves, all his friends came to say goodbye. They agreed ML should leave because they could sense the arrival of the bad demon. An old man suddenly said to ML that the spell will not last long, and it will bring more harm. ML does not understand what the old man said. ML went to meet FL at their meeting point. ML realised both are not human but spirit. ML understood at last, the old man’s warning. On the first day of their meeting, ML cast a spell to bind FL’s spirit to him. ML asked FL to leave.
FL was ML’s wife in her previous life. ML was a General. The Emperor sent ML on a mission to investigate the mystery of a creature lives in the cave eats people. ML and his army went missing. ML’s wife died 3 years after ML went missing. ML went back to see his friends in the cave to ask them to tell him everything they know about the bad demon. ML remembered the past and understood at last why, he got attracted to FL in their first meeting.
FL saw flashes of her past life and how she fainted in the cave. FL’s friends sent FL to the hospital and her parents came. FL did not want to go back yet. FL has questions to ask ML. FL bumped into the bad Wolf Demon at the cave entrance. The Wolf Demon and ML fight. The Wolf Demon used FL to threaten ML. ML almost lost and used his last energy to defeat the Wolf Demon. FL begged ML to leave the cave with her. ML told FL, he could not even go through rebirth again. ML stayed in the cave after he died to stop the demon from harming the world. FL saw ML slowly turned transparent and out of her sight. FL ran out of the cave and saw a white light. FL heard someone said because of what ML had done, ML gets a chance to re-live his life as a human again.
ML woke up in the body of a young man with the same name. ML was born a retard in a rich family. ML is lucky because his parents did not abandon him and give him the best care. It took ML six months to adjust to his new body. ML went to look for FL. FL graduated and moved away with her family to Gui Zhou. ML went to Gui Zhou to look for FL. They met again in a cave.