Do you remember how when we were children and you first arrived at Nan Qiao Lane, Ji Ming Shu quite liked you? She would bring little snacks everyday and seek you out to play.—Jiang Che, Your Most Faithful Companion, Ch. 44
Unfortunately, no new chapters of Peony’s Tavern and Memories this week. I’m a little burnt out from historical novels and need to take a break. Will be in action this week or next.
It’s also been a some time since I’ve posted other kinds of content on this blog, so today’s detour will be about one of my guilty-pleasure favorites, Your Most Faithful Companion (不二之臣 // Bu Er Zhi Chen) by Bu Zhi Shi Ke Cai (不止是顆菜). The Chinese title is more akin to Unparalleled Loyal Subject, but I really like the title that Sleepy Translations used. It was initially posted on JJXWC and published to print in 2020. I discovered it only earlier this year and have admittedly read it multiple times.
I’m a total sucker for forced cohabitation stories like Your Most Faithful Companion, which is about two filthy rich individuals who have polar opposite personalities and are brought together, all thanks to a business marriage. Of course, the signs always point to love.
So basically, it has the same basic premise as every other mid-2000’s Korean and Taiwanese drama out there. But what can I say? I like what I like. And despite the shallowness of it all, I ended up being pleasantly surprised. This was never going to be a groundbreaking read that joins the ranks of Tong Hua’s novels, but for what it is? Yeah, it’s great.Read More “Your Most Faithful Companion: Mini Review + Extras Soon”