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1 hour ago, Megan said:

Hmm...but then when Su Jin sent her maid to lecture them...wasn’t there outrage because the villagers thought that the sky clan was being snobbish about them?

 

Sending a maid to lecture a queen's subjects on what someone think is right about morals is breaking protocols and an insult. The people of Bai Qian will be understandably outraged.

 

Different countries or kingdoms =>  different rules, different customs and cultures. Those should be respected even if it's against what you deem correct. Any protests would go through diplomatic channels. 

 

Not looking down on maids, but you simply don't send a maid to a foreign land to tell the people there that their ruler is capricious.

 

That was just one of the shenanigans of the jealous side consort, which proves she isn't fit to be the future Heavenly Empress.

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Fresh out of the oven! ELOD translation team presents author Tang Qi's 7th epilogue for The Pillow Book. We hope you get the joke because it is hilariously funny to the bones!!!    Source : @

Ok - for those wondering what Vengo said during his interview (I only translated up to this point. The rest was his message for his love rivals, which I won't go into, his appreciation to viewers for

The ELOD translation team have finally completed the English translation of Tang Qi's latest Pillow Book Epilogue. We hope you will enjoy the read! Shameless DH in action yet again!   S

5 minutes ago, MayanEcho said:

 

Sending a maid to lecture a queen's subjects on what someone think is right about morals is breaking protocols and an insult. The people of Bai Qian will be understandably outraged.

 

Different countries or kingdoms =>  different rules, different customs and cultures. Those should be respected even if it's against what you deem correct.

 

Nor looking down on maids, but you simply don't send a maid to a foreign land to tell the people there that their ruler is capricious.

 

That was just one of the shenanigans of the jealous side consort, which proves she isn't fit to be the future Heavenly Empress.

Her brothers absolutely DID not like the fact that this crown prince has a secondary consort...

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32 minutes ago, Ninky said:

Read the original Chinese Version of Epiogue plus chapter one of Bodhi Fate, there was no mention of the bride's name or who she was and which family, now I'll run through her other articles to see where it was mentioned. Maybe the Q and As had them. I'm reading them now.

 

There must be a backstory on Mo Yuan getting married to someone else. Speculating that it will be mentioned either at the end of Lotus Steps volume 4, or in Bodhi Fate final edit for prologue and first few chapters.

 

26 minutes ago, Ninky said:

Her brothers absolutely DID not like the fact that this crown prince has a secondary consort...

 

That also. They aren't openly showing this displeasure over the matter to Jiuchongtian, they aren't even minding much tha Ye Hua is also having a son, but Sujin and Xinnu...face palm.

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Working on the concluding Chapter of Back to Chaos in a Dream. Giving it a thorough read now in Chinese before translating. 

 

And it's hilarious in some parts!

 

Fei Wei got punished because he implied that Di Hou was stupid LOL. 

He had to copy Zhe Yan's book 30 times over ouch!

It was unfortunate that Di Jun happened to walk past and overheard their conversation.

 

IMO she isn't stupid, she is just a very young girl. She is no more than a 17 year old young girl in human terms. 

Once she gets to around 100,000 years old, she will change somewhat. Lian Song is about 90,000 years old, and he is quite mature in thinking so yeah that's the age where they will be somewhat more stable.

 

Like what Bai Qian said to Ye Hua, she couldn't possibly still act silly like she did at around his age hahaha. She had to look mature since the Eight Realms respectfully calls her "Aunt" . And if you think about it, when Feng Jiu gets to that age, the Eight Realms will also call her "Aunt" LOL. So many respectful titles she holds - Queen of Qing Qiu, Di Hou and Aunt. The woman of multiple titles!

 

Everytime i hear people whining in ViKi or youtube about Feng Jiu's maturity, I really wanted to slap them. How old was Bai Qian? She was 140,000 years old in the latter part of the show but the reason why her parents shipped her to her Father's best friend's school was because she behaved atrociously. And they couldn't control her wilfulness. She was around 50,000 years old then. I think in comparison at 30,000 Feng Jiu is very mature. She even raised her son on her own for 200 years!

 

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26 minutes ago, Ninky said:

Everytime i hear people whining in ViKi or youtube about Feng Jiu's maturity, I really wanted to slap them. How old was Bai Qian? She was 140,000 years old but the reason why her parents shipped her to her Father's best friend's school was because she behaved atrociously. And they couldn't control her wilfulness. She was around 50,000 years old then. I think in comparison at 30,000 Feng Jiu is very mature. She even raised her son on her own!

 

I rarely read the comments anymore. It makes me doubtful if the poster and I watched the same drama. :lol:

 

That FJ can cook for herself meant that she is way more sensible on things that really matter, even if she's mischievous with her friends and classmates. Though that may mean she learned to cook or else aunt and niece will make do with food that do not needing cooking.

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Oh and Mo Yuan's physical appearance was the same 260,000 years ago and 260,000 years later so I guess he wouldn't have a beard and would actually look exactly like Ye Hua. There is an artbook that I have for Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms and he doesn't have facial hair. Here are their pictures from that artbook. They are handsome beautiful men, aren't they? Worthy of being called sissy by the all famous Shao Wan?

 

Mo Yuan :

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Ye Hua:

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A few others as hidden:

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Mo Yuan and Bai Qian in some setttings:

 

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Crying on Mo Yuan after Bai Qian had her heart broken by Li Jing:

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Mo Yuan in a deep sleep after sacrificing to the bell:

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Mo Yuan, the God of War:

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His brother, Ye Hua:

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8 hours ago, Ninky said:

Oh and Mo Yuan's physical appearance was the same 260,000 years ago and 260,000 years later so I guess he wouldn't have a beard and would actually look exactly like Ye Hua. There is an artbook that I have for Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms and he doesn't have facial hair. Here are their pictures from that artbook. They are handsome beautiful men, aren't they? Worthy of being called sissy by the all famous Shao Wan?

 

Shao Wan will call them now as the pretty black and white twins...

 

Thanks for posting the illustrations of these two brothers. They are really pretty boys, hahaha! :love:

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10 hours ago, Ninky said:

Here is the excerpt from our translation of Tang Qi’s articles on their relationship. They are of equal standing and is why the shows got it wrong, they are never subservient to the Heavenly Clan, hope this helps explain a little more:

 

The intermarriage between the Heavenly Clan of the Nine Heavens and the Qing Qiu Arctic Fox Clan, after a long-drawn-out deliberation between the heads of both clans and going through two hundred and twenty-three years of arduous and extraordinary negotiation, a date was finally set for the wedding to take place at the beginning of this year.

 
 

— [ Three Lives Three Worlds Pillow Book ] Prologue

 
 

The keyword to note in the marriage between Bai Qian and Ye Hua is “intermarriage”.

 

The word intermarriage generally means two equal country or clans combining and expanding their power and social hierarchy. In order to benefit both parties or to establish peace, a political marriage is frequently used as a tool to create an alliance between countries or clans.

 

In ancient history, there were several untested intermarriage alliances such as the one between the Yellow Emperor and the Xi Ling Clan and Yu the Great and the Mount Tu Clan. Other historical evidence of intermarriages includes the origins of the famous idiom “The good terms of the Qin and the Jin court” (秦晋之好).

 

The idiom originated from the many intermarriages that cemented the alliance between the Qin and Jin imperial courts.

 

It was through intermarriage alliances that Duke Mu of Qin and Duke Wen of Jin safeguarded their ranks as part of the Five Hegemons of the Spring and Autumn period.

 

The Qing Qiu and the Heavenly Clan relationship is more like an equal partnership of shared benefits. However, as both are powerful God clans since the Era of Antiquity, their first priority is to maintain peace within their own territories and will not easily stir up conflicts between the two clans.

 

Forty-six years ago, to strengthen the influence of the Heavenly Clan and to restrain both the Demon race and the Ghost race, the Heavenly Lord sent his second son, Sang Ji to Qing Qiu to ask the Nine-tailed Fox King for his only daughter’s hand-in-marriage.

 

— [ Three Lives Three Worlds Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms ] Chapter 4

 

 

She wasn’t she was the daughter of

some immortal Lord from another immortal Mountain I believe. It’s not Yao Guang. I will read the chinese version of the draft again to confirm.

 

Thank you for explaining things in detail! I always learn a bit more in this thread. :D 

9 hours ago, Ninky said:

 

 

Just saw what Tang Qi said in the comments section. She said don't take this version as the final version as she is making changes to the timeline and the overall settings so it may not even start the same way or have any weddings in the one that would be published. Plus it was written in first person and from her current style, it is more likely to be changed to third person like Pillow Book and Lotus Step.

 

I'm kinda hoping TQ changes the opening to Bodhi Fate. :ph34r: I can't imagine Mo Yuan marrying someone else... nor feel obliged to, and definitely not forced to.

TQ didn't make the impression MY was happy to get married, so I can't imagine he loved the nameless bride either.  

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1 hour ago, Romulan said:

translation?  is that the equivalent of mistletoe?

 

FJ: (about to kiss DH)

DH: Xiao Bai (plucks the tea leaf)

FJ: Is it fun teasing me?

DH: (nods) It doesn't bore me. 

BGG: (Jiu Jiu...)

 

(Somebody's mad for that missed kiss :P)

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2 hours ago, MayanEcho said:

 

FJ: (about to kiss DH)

DH: Xiao Bai (plucks the tea leaf)

FJ: Is it fun teasing me?

DH: (nods) It doesn't bore me. 

BGG: (Jiu Jiu...)

 

(Somebody's mad for that missed kiss :P)

Thank you!

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On 5/11/2021 at 1:47 AM, MayanEcho said:

 

That also. They aren't openly showing this displeasure over the matter to Jiuchongtian, they aren't even minding much tha Ye Hua is also having a son, but Sujin and Xinnu...face palm.

Protective big brothers!  Thats why Fox Clan is the best!

 

On 5/11/2021 at 1:24 AM, Ninky said:

Her brothers absolutely DID not like the fact that this crown prince has a secondary consort...

best brothers!

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@ everyone,

 

I am currently editing Lotus Step Chapter 2 Part 2. Please note that Part 2 will be released as standalone but starting from Chapter 3, it will be single chapters only as per format in printed published version.

 

Also working on translating the concluding chapter (9) of Back to Chaos in a Dream. 

 

I have worked very hard to ensure that the translation followed Tang Qi's prose as much as possible. I hope everyone has enjoyed the outtake as it went along and that it has been a great journey for you all as it was for me.

 

Thank you all for your wonderful support as I embarked on this journey. It can feel alone at times but thanks to everyone here including @SC2019 @nitepolaris who edited these chapters as we went along.


 

 

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3 hours ago, Ninky said:

I am currently editing Lotus Step Chapter 2 Part 2. Please note that Part 2 will be released as standalone but starting from Chapter 3, it will be single chapters only as per format in printed published version.

 

Excited for more of baby Cheng Yu, her antics, and her adventures in her final journey as a mortal in the mortal realm! :)

 

3 hours ago, Ninky said:

Also working on translating the concluding chapter (9) of Back to Chaos in a Dream. 

 

I have worked very hard to ensure that the translation followed Tang Qi's prose as much as possible. I hope everyone has enjoyed the outtake as it went along and that it has been a great journey for you all as it was for me.

 

Thank you all for your wonderful support as I embarked on this journey. It can feel alone at times but thanks to everyone here including @SC2019 @nitepolaris who edited these chapters as we went along.

 

Thank you very much as well, for sharing the Dong Feng family's sojourn in the past. :heart:

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An answer from Tang Qi to the million dollar question:

 

Excerpt from ELOD Blog - Q & A Part 2

https://elodsoompie.wixsite.com/home/post/dong-hua-s-inspiration-q-a

 

Q3: Between Mo Yuan and Dong Hua, who is more powerful? Can you explain why Mo Yan slept for 70,000 years after sealing Qing Cang but Dong Hua didn’t sleep at all? Does this mean that Dong Hua is more powerful due to an extra 70,000 years of power? Comparing Mo Yuan and Dong Hua, what class of magical or unique abilities does Dong Hua excel better at? Since Dong Hua was taught by Father God behind closed doors, are there plenty of unknown secrets? Ye Hua ascended to high immortal at twenty thousand years of age with half of Father God’s cultivation. Between these 3 people, Ye Hua, Mo Yuan and Dong Hua, who is more powerful?

 
 

A: Dong Hua is equal in power to Mo Yuan, and they are both greatly superior to Ye Hua. Ye Hua is still very young after all. Even if there are various kinds of opportunities open, it is still impossible for him to beat Dong Hua or Mo Yuan.

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13 minutes ago, Ninky said:

An answer from Tang Qi to the million dollar question:

 

Excerpt from ELOD Blog - Q & A Part 2

https://elodsoompie.wixsite.com/home/post/dong-hua-s-inspiration-q-a

 

Q3: Between Mo Yuan and Dong Hua, who is more powerful? Can you explain why Mo Yan slept for 70,000 years after sealing Qing Cang but Dong Hua didn’t sleep at all? Does this mean that Dong Hua is more powerful due to an extra 70,000 years of power? Comparing Mo Yuan and Dong Hua, what class of magical or unique abilities does Dong Hua excel better at? Since Dong Hua was taught by Father God behind closed doors, are there plenty of unknown secrets? Ye Hua ascended to high immortal at twenty thousand years of age with half of Father God’s cultivation. Between these 3 people, Ye Hua, Mo Yuan and Dong Hua, who is more powerful?

 
 

A: Dong Hua is equal in power to Mo Yuan, and they are both greatly superior to Ye Hua. Ye Hua is still very young after all. Even if there are various kinds of opportunities open, it is still impossible for him to beat Dong Hua or Mo Yuan.

I would love for there to be a scene where Ye Hua spars with Mo Yuan with Mo Yuan teaching him some methods that YH's teachers didnt know or are something that MY considers a family moves/signatures. 

 

Seriously though,  YH and BQ should spar together since that would be proper cultivation stuff he should do as part of his duties and is something they can do together! 

 

Based on the drama it looked like MY made the Kunlun fan, is that accurate  or did he just call it after it appeared on the mountain?  

 

Also is the fact that it can transform into a sword only a drama thing or something it can really do?

 

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On 5/11/2021 at 2:07 AM, Ninky said:

Working on the concluding Chapter of Back to Chaos in a Dream. Giving it a thorough read now in Chinese before translating. 

 

And it's hilarious in some parts!

 

Fei Wei got punished because he implied that Di Hou was stupid LOL. 

He had to copy Zhe Yan's book 30 times over ouch!

It was unfortunate that Di Jun happened to walk past and overheard their conversation.

 

IMO she isn't stupid, she is just a very young girl. She is no more than a 17 year old young girl in human terms. 

Once she gets to around 100,000 years old, she will change somewhat. Lian Song is about 90,000 years old, and he is quite mature in thinking so yeah that's the age where they will be somewhat more stable.

 

Like what Bai Qian said to Ye Hua, she couldn't possibly still act silly like she did at around his age hahaha. She had to look mature since the Eight Realms respectfully calls her "Aunt" . And if you think about it, when Feng Jiu gets to that age, the Eight Realms will also call her "Aunt" LOL. So many respectful titles she holds - Queen of Qing Qiu, Di Hou and Aunt. The woman of multiple titles!

 

Everytime i hear people whining in ViKi or youtube about Feng Jiu's maturity, I really wanted to slap them. How old was Bai Qian? She was 140,000 years old in the latter part of the show but the reason why her parents shipped her to her Father's best friend's school was because she behaved atrociously. And they couldn't control her wilfulness. She was around 50,000 years old then. I think in comparison at 30,000 Feng Jiu is very mature. She even raised her son on her own for 200 years!

Its like she is a young teen that can be carefree! (unlike YH who was kept on such a short leash and had to study seriously since he was able to sit up).

You gotta wonder what mischief Bai Qian got into especially with 4th Brother before she was sent for training. lol. (now there are some short stories Id love to see. Bai Qian taking Feng Jui out for mischief of some sort within QQ or stuff she got up to with her brother.

 

Poor Fei Wei!  

I wonder how long that book was?  

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I have a love/hate relationship with Viki, sometimes I love the comments, they make me feel like I'm watching the show with more people but sometimes they make my blood boil, how can someone be so stupid....

Anyway I'm currently watching love and redemption, I believe the main couple's dubbed voices are the same as DongFeng so sometimes I just close my eyes and pretend is my fave couple talking  

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