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Don’t be So Proud (别那么骄傲) – Chapter 5.7

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On this last day of 2016 (well, for at least half the world at posting time), I want to wish our readers a happy New Year! May 2017 be a year of health and joy for all of you!

It has finally been announced that Proud of Love (web drama adaptation of Don’t Be So Proud, albeit it has taken many liberties with the plot) Season 2 will be airing. No firm date has been given that I can find yet. We only know that it will be “soon,” looks like January. Since the official Weibo account of the drama is starting to show clips and pics of Season 1 to revive everyone’s enthusiasm, it should be in the reasonably near future. We’ll keep you informed when we find out more news. (Peanuts: According to the latest weibo, it’ll be released on 11th Jan, a day before my birthday lol)

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This is the last of the whole “health testing” scenario that Shen Xi got caught in. Most of this chapter prior to Shen Xi’s return to dorm room 921 was not included in the printed novel.

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Stewed Squid with Honey (蜜汁炖鱿鱼) — Weibo Random Scene #3

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To all the wonderful readers of this blog, wishing you a most blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year, from Peanuts and myself. Thank you for all your support!

This random scene was posted a long time ago, at the same time as the Really, Really Miss You and Beautiful Bones versions. I completely forgot about it until a few days ago and then, with pre-Christmas busyness, didn’t get to it until now. Hope you like it. ❤

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Stewed Squid with Honey (蜜汁炖鱿鱼) — Weibo Random Scene

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Surprise! Anyone missing Tong Nian and Gun? Maybe the author heard your cries because a few days ago, she posted a random little scene in her weibo featuring our couple. It’s just a few sentences, but I thought anyone going through withdrawal might enjoy this. 🙂

(Also, this is a reminder to those who read the concluding chapter before last week, Wednesday at 8:00 a.m., that version was incomplete. I highly advise that you go back and re-read the last chapter and the epilogue.)

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Stewed Squid with Honey (蜜汁炖鱿鱼) — FINAL Chapter and Epilogue *NOVEL COMPLETED*

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Updated (Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. Beijing time): I’m sorry for any confusion or if you read what got posted before the actual post time. Please, absolutely re-read it now in this post. Trust me. Here is the true, proper conclusion of the story now, at the right time.

I should explain the early posting, which was not at all my usual strictness regarding posting time. My apologies for my wilfulness. My translations are done without monetary gain in any form or fashion, and all have author permission. For the last while, I could only watch as they were copied and used by others for profit without my authorization. While I have not withdrawn postings as the ones who would truly lose out would be the readers, nor have I publicly said anything about it until now, to say I have not been upset is far, far from the truth. Yesterday’s early, truncated post was out of a moment of wilfulness, my attempt at protesting. Unfortunately, it was for naught. (It seems the one who does the copying doesn’t get nearly as excited about the postings as you guys do and actually very carefully read when the true posting time would be.) Again, to my readers, I am sorry for any inconvenience. Thank you for continuing to support the translations here on Fanatical.

*switch back into mode of strict, responsible translator*

As usual, at the back end of this post, I have a few closing comments to conclude a project, including info regarding drama adaptation. This story translation has been a terribly fun ride. Thank you all for joining me on it, whether it was from the very beginning or if you’re just hopping in now, and in particular, thank you to all who left comments. Now, let’s bid goodbye to Tong Nian and Gun. 😦

This is just the beginning of the rest of their lifetime… (Leave it to Tong Nian to remember that detail about her first time. LOL)

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Stewed Squid with Honey (蜜汁炖鱿鱼) — Chapter 48

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Next post will be the last and final post for this story. The final chapter and epilogue will be posted on Wednesday at 8:00 a.m., Beijing time (you guys can all convert to your own respective time zones). I will not stray from this. Got it?  🙂

A decade ago, Gun put his entire heart into a team and the people on that team. The hole that got left in his heart when it disbanded was never filled… until he met a girl who also unabandonedly gave her entire heart to him. ❤

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Stewed Squid with Honey (蜜汁炖鱿鱼) — Chapter 47

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So, you have all noticed that the ending of this story is creeping up on us. I will be combining the final chapter and the epilogue into one post, so that means, after this update, there will only be another TWO posts of Gun and Tong Nian. *sniff sniff*

The reason why Gun came to visit Tong Nian on campus… so sweet. ❤ And this chapter takes us back a little bit to the very beginning of their story…

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