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* The viewers are thankfully spared the way in which Wen Ning died, but going off how Wen Qing and Wei Wuxian stumbled on his corpse, he didn't go peacefully.

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* The viewers are thankfully spared the way in which Wen Ning died, but going off how Wen Qing and Wei Wuxian stumbled on his corpse, he didn't go peacefully. peacefully; his resentful energy points at ''multiple'' guards being involved...


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* The fisherman finding corpses floating around his boat after he had a near encounter with the Waterborne Abyss.

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** Lan Wangji writes in his report that they only way they can keep the Waterborne Abyss under control is they constantly check in on it with exorcising spells, and would take years or ''decades'' before it is truly gone for good.



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* The ''donghua'' ups the creep factor on the Waterborne Abyss by introducing it as creeping black tendrils that lurk in the water. Then when Wei Wuxian and the others investigate it further, it creates a cyclone that drags cultivators into and also uses it tendrils to grab and pull anyone who comes close under water.
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** There's also the question of how not only the tortoise got there, but how ''old'' it is.

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** There's also the question of how not only how the tortoise got there, but how ''old'' it is.



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* In the past whenever Wei Wuxian uses resentful energy but slowly starts to lose control, veins start popping up from his neck and he's clearly growling in pain.


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[[folder: Rescue of the Wen Survivors]]
* The fact that the Wens were rounded up and placed into what is basically a concentration camp, with the Jin clan dishing out torture to innocent children and elderly with no remorse. All they see are the evil Wens, and don't care if they're venting their frustrations out on a group of people who don't deserve that hatred. As Wei Wuxian remarks on later, it almost seems like the Wen's were never eradicated based on the way the Jin clan had now taken the spot as the head of all sects.
* Wei Wuxian managing to stop Jin Zixun from ''branding'' a grandmother who is putting herself between the man and [[WouldHurtAChild A-Yuan]] with the same brand the Wens used.
* The viewers are thankfully spared the way in which Wen Ning died, but going off how Wen Qing and Wei Wuxian stumbled on his corpse, he didn't go peacefully.
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[[folder: Xuanwu Cave]]
* Wen Zhuliu demonstrating his core-melting hand on a cultivator speaking out, and the process is not pretty. The person starts spasming in pain, clutching his chest, and then the core in his chest dims and shatters. The cultivator then lets out one last scream of pain before collapsing and others checking to confirm that his core is now gone.
* The Tortoise of Slaughter, a gigantic tortoise with rows of sharp teeth that easily decimates any cultivator coming near it and sits on a pile of bones of its former victims. When Wei Wuxian swims underwater to scout, he gets [[JumpScare jump-scared]] by a fresh Wen corpse that was recently killed. Even the sword he finds inside the monster looks like it's surrounded by the flesh of its prey.
** Then there's the fact that it had so much resentful energy surrounding it, and there's also the question of how not only the tortoise got there, but how ''old'' it is.

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* In the ''donghua'', Wen Zhuliu demonstrating demonstrates his core-melting hand abilities on a cultivator speaking out, who spoke out against Wen Chao, and the process is not pretty. The person starts spasming in pain, clutching his chest, and then the core in his chest dims and shatters. The cultivator then lets out one last scream of pain before collapsing and others checking to confirm that his core is now gone.
* The Tortoise of Slaughter, a gigantic tortoise with rows of sharp teeth that easily decimates any cultivator coming near it and sits on a pile of bones of its former victims. When Wei Wuxian swims underwater to scout, scout for another exit, he gets [[JumpScare jump-scared]] by a fresh Wen corpse that was recently killed. Even the sword he finds inside the monster looks like it's surrounded by the flesh of its prey.killed.
** Then there's the fact that it had so much resentful energy surrounding it, and there's There's also the question of how not only the tortoise got there, but how ''old'' it is.is.
* The cursed sword (which Wei Wuxian would soon reforge into the Stygian Tiger Seal) is brimming with so much resentful energy, which originated from the hundreds of people that fell victim to the Tortoise of Slaughter. When Wei Wuxian spots the sword, it appears to be surrounded by the flesh of its prey.



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* All of the Jiang disciples along with Yu Ziyuan and Jiang Fengmian being killed, and it's very likely none of them were given quick deaths or a proper burials.
** It's even more frightening to imagine that it's possible not even the locals of Yunmeng were spared.
* After Wei Wuxian goes out to buy food, he returns to find that Jiang Cheng is gone, and the emotions registering on his face is nothing short of terrified as he runs to find his brother. It's later revealed that Jiang Cheng lead the Wen guards who almost found Wei Wuxian to himself so his brother could be spared, but then he was taken away and lost his golden core which as the viewers have seen earlier, is not a pleasant process.
* Jiang Cheng shoving Wei Wuxian and telling him in a broken voice that he used all of his spiritual power in that shove. And no matter how many times he can try, the result will always be the same.
** Just listening to Jiang Cheng's mind lean on the [[SanitySlippage edge of insanity]] as he [[LaughingMad laughs madly]] and lashes out at anyone nearby, including Wei Wuxian. This is a boy who lost his home, his parents, his golden core and has no idea if his sister is safe or not all in the span of what's likely less than a ''[[TraumaCongaLine week]]''. It takes Wen Qing throwing a needle into his forehead to get him to stop raving.

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* All of the Jiang disciples along with Yu Ziyuan and Jiang Fengmian being killed, and it's very likely none of them were given quick deaths or a proper burials.
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burials. It's even more frightening to imagine that it's possible not even the locals of Yunmeng Lotus Pier were spared.
* After Wei Wuxian goes out to buy food, he returns to find that Jiang Cheng is gone, and the emotions registering on his face is nothing short of terrified as he runs to find his brother. It's later revealed that Jiang Cheng lead distracted the Wen guards who almost found Wei Wuxian to himself so his brother could be spared, but then he was taken away and lost his golden core core, which -- as the viewers have seen earlier, anyone knows by this point -- is not a pleasant process.
* Jiang Cheng shoving Wei Wuxian and telling him in a broken voice that he used all of his spiritual power in that shove. And no matter how many times he can try, the result will always be the same.
**
Just listening to Jiang Cheng's mind lean on the [[SanitySlippage edge of insanity]] as he [[LaughingMad laughs madly]] and lashes out at anyone nearby, including Wei Wuxian. This is a boy who lost his home, his parents, his golden core and has no idea if his sister is safe or not all in the span of what's likely less than a ''[[TraumaCongaLine week]]''. It takes Wen Qing paralyzing him by throwing a needle into to his forehead to get him to stop raving.



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[[folder: The Rescue of the Wen Survivors]]
* The fates of the Wen remnants that Wei Wuxian rescued. During the First Siege, they were all slaughtered (save for one), and their corpses were tossed into the blood pool in the Demon-Slaughtering Cave. It isn't as brutal or gory as the other examples, but what makes this horrifying as it showed the cruelty of the other cultivation clans, despite their claims to fight in the name of justice and righteousness.
** Keep in mind that only one survived, and that's because he was hidden away before the clans stormed the Burial Mounds. There's no question to [[DeathOfAChild what might have happened to Wen Yuan]] if he wasn't lucky. If it doesn't sink in yet, think about it carefully. No one would have hesitated to murder an innocent child just because he was a Wen and so they could feed their egos about "taking down evil" or vent their hatred in the most unhealthy of ways. [[RevengeBeforeReason Jiang Cheng]] could have done it, [[BystanderSyndrome Lan Xichen]] or [[PrinciplesZealot Lan Qiren]] could have done it, [[BlackAndWhiteMorality Nie Mingjue]] could have done it. Honestly, anyone could have done it and wouldn't have felt any regrets. It goes to remind everyone that sometimes, HumansAreBastards to the core, no pun intended.

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[[folder: The Rescue of the Wen Survivors]]
[[folder:The Ambush at Qiongqi Path]]
* The fates of Hundred Holes Curse and what happens to the Wen remnants that Wei Wuxian rescued. During the First Siege, unlucky person inflicted with it will definitely make anyone get shivers, whether or not they were all slaughtered (save for one), and their corpses were tossed into have trypophobia. Even Wei Wuxian, who's no stranger to inflicting cruel torture, finds the blood pool in the Demon-Slaughtering Cave. It isn't as brutal or gory as the other examples, but what makes this horrifying as it showed the cruelty of the other cultivation clans, despite their claims curse's effects to fight in the name of justice and righteousness.be absolutely disgusting.
** Keep in mind that only one survived, and that's because he --> ''At the part where this type of curse was hidden away before the clans stormed the Burial Mounds. There's no question to [[DeathOfAChild what might have happened to Wen Yuan]] if he wasn't lucky. If it doesn't sink in yet, think about it carefully. No one would have hesitated to murder explained, an innocent child just because he illustration was a Wen and so they could feed their egos about "taking down evil" or vent their hatred in the most unhealthy of ways. [[RevengeBeforeReason Jiang Cheng]] could have done it, [[BystanderSyndrome Lan Xichen]] or [[PrinciplesZealot Lan Qiren]] could have done it, [[BlackAndWhiteMorality Nie Mingjue]] could have done it. Honestly, anyone could have done it and wouldn't have felt any regrets. It goes to remind everyone that sometimes, HumansAreBastards added to the core, text. The person on the page was quite calm, as if he felt no pun intended. pain, but many coin-sized holes had already grown on his body.''

--> ''At first, the victim of the curse would feel nothing. At most, they'd think that their pores had become rougher. However, soon later, the holes would become the size of sesame seeds. The longer it went on, the larger and greater in number the holes would be. It'd proceed until their entire body was covered in holes of all sizes, almost like a grotesque human sieve. On top of that, after the surface of the skin was covered in holes, the curse would begin to extend toward the internal organs. It could either be a ceaseless stomachache, or the rotting of all the organs!''



[[folder: Ambush at Qiongqi Path]]
* The Hundred Holes Curse and what happens to the unlucky person inflicted with it will definitely make anyone get shivers, whether or not they have trypophobia.
--> ''At the part where this type of curse was explained, an illustration was added to the text. The person on the page was quite calm, as if he felt no pain, but many coin-sized holes had already grown on his body.''

--> ''At first, the victim of the curse would feel nothing. At most, they'd think that their pores had become rougher. However, soon later, the holes would become the size of sesame seeds. The longer it went on, the larger and greater in number the holes would be. It'd proceed until their entire body was covered in holes of all sizes, almost like a grotesque human sieve. On top of that, after the surface of the skin was covered in holes, the curse would begin to extend toward the internal organs. It could either be a ceaseless stomachache, or the rotting of all the organs!''

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* The Hundred Holes Curse Although Wen Qing and what happens Wen Ning went to the unlucky person inflicted with it will definitely make anyone get shivers, whether or not they have trypophobia.
--> ''At
Jin clan peacefully, Wen Qing was given anything but a peaceful death as she was burned alive while her brother was forced to watch.
* Wei Wuxian arriving in
the part where this type of curse was explained, an illustration was added to Nightless City the text. The person on same way he did for Wen Chao. Surrounded by crows and resentful energy wrapping around him. Just the page was quite calm, as if he felt no pain, but many coin-sized holes had already grown on his body.''

--> ''At first, the victim
sight of the curse would feel nothing. At most, they'd think that infamous Yiling Patriach makes most of the cultivators quiver in fear. But what's even more nightmarish is how the cultivators react at his presence. Fear aside, they all condemn him as if he's a demon with no morsel of humanity. For all their pores bravado from defeating the Wens, as Wei Wuxian had pointed out once, they had become rougher. However, soon later, no different from the holes would become tyrants of the size of sesame seeds. The longer it went on, the larger and greater in number the holes would be. It'd proceed until their entire body was covered in holes Wen Sect themselves.
* Most likely Wei Wuxian's worst fear
of all sizes, almost like a grotesque human sieve. On top coming to life: watching his sister die in front of that, after the surface of the skin his eyes and believing it was covered in holes, the curse would begin to extend toward the internal organs. It could either be a ceaseless stomachache, or the rotting of all the organs!''his fault.



[[folder: The Nightless City Attack]]
* Although Wen Qing and Wen Ning went to the Jin clan peacefully, Wen Qing was given anything but a peaceful death as she was BurntAlive while her brother was forced to watch.
* Wei Wuxian arrive in the Nightless City the same way he did for Wen Chao. Surrounded by crows and resentful energy wrapping around him. Just the sight of the infamous Yiling Patriach makes most of the cultivators quiver in fear.
* Most likely Wei Wuxian's worst fear of all coming to life. Watching his sister die in front of his eyes and believing it was all his fault.

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The Nightless City Attack]]
* Although
fates of the Wen Qing remnants that Wei Wuxian rescued. During the First Siege, they were all slaughtered (save for one), and Wen Ning went to their corpses were tossed into the Jin clan peacefully, Wen Qing was given anything blood pool in the Demon-Slaughtering Cave. It isn't as brutal or gory as the other examples, but a peaceful death what makes this horrifying as she was BurntAlive while her brother was forced it showed the cruelty of the other cultivation clans, despite their claims to watch.fight in the name of justice and righteousness.
* Wei Wuxian arrive ** Keep in mind that only one survived, and that's because he was hidden away before the clans stormed the Burial Mounds. There's no question to [[DeathOfAChild what might have happened to Wen Yuan]] if he wasn't lucky. If it doesn't sink in yet, think about it carefully. No one would have hesitated to murder an innocent child just because he was a Wen and so they could feed their egos about "taking down evil" or vent their hatred in the Nightless City the same way he did for Wen Chao. Surrounded by crows and resentful energy wrapping around him. Just the sight of the infamous Yiling Patriach makes most unhealthy of ways. [[RevengeBeforeReason Jiang Cheng]] could have done it, [[BystanderSyndrome Lan Xichen]] or [[PrinciplesZealot Lan Qiren]] could have done it, [[BlackAndWhiteMorality Nie Mingjue]] could have done it. Honestly, anyone could have done it and wouldn't have felt any regrets. It goes to remind everyone that sometimes, HumansAreBastards to the cultivators quiver in fear.
* Most likely Wei Wuxian's worst fear of all coming to life. Watching his sister die in front of his eyes and believing it was all his fault.
core, no pun intended.



[[folder: Xinglu Ridge]]
* Wei Wuxian using Empathy on Wen Ning and finding out his friend was not only kept as a prisoner by the Jins, he was also experimented on for the past sixteen years.

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* Wei Wuxian using Empathy on Wen Ning and finding out his friend was not only kept as a prisoner by the Jins, Jin Sect, he was also experimented on for the past sixteen thirteen years.



[[folder: Yi City]]
* Xue Yang's preferred method of slicing people's tongue's out of their mouths and poisoning them with corpse powder. Just hearing the people gurgle in pain but not able to speak anymore makes the act more terrifying especially when Xiao Xingchen's sword can't tell the corpse poisoned from actual corpses.
** Then there's some adaptations where he apparently preserves his victims tongues and uses it in his tea.

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[[folder: Yi [[folder:Yi City]]
* Xue Yang's preferred method of slicing people's tongue's out of their mouths and poisoning them with corpse powder. Just hearing the people gurgle in pain but not able to speak anymore makes the act more terrifying especially when Xiao Xingchen's sword can't tell the difference between a living person who has corpse poisoned poisoning from actual corpses.
** Then there's some adaptations where he apparently preserves his victims tongues and uses it in his tea.
fierce corpses.



* Just watching Xue Yang break down after Xiao Xingchen commits suicide out of grief. He initially plays it off and concludes he can just turn the cultivator into a fierce corpse. But as he tries again and again to bring him back, he slowly starts screaming and yelling at Xiao Xingchen to move again or he'd go out to find and kill A-Qing as if he could still hear him. Xue Yang [[NeverMyFault never realizes how all of this was his fault]], and continues to find ways to bring Xiao Xingchen back no matter what, even raving to himself that he must [[MadnessMantra find a spirit pouch]].

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* Just watching Xue Yang break down after Xiao Xingchen commits suicide out of grief. He initially plays it off and concludes he can just turn the cultivator into a fierce corpse. But as he tries again and again to bring him back, he slowly starts screaming and yelling at Xiao Xingchen to move again or he'd go out to find and kill A-Qing as if he could still hear him. Xue Yang [[NeverMyFault never realizes how all of this was his fault]], and continues to find ways to bring Xiao Xingchen back no matter what, even raving to himself that he must [[MadnessMantra find a spirit spirit-trapping pouch]].




[[folder: Return to Lotus Pier]]
* The exact circumstances of Jin Guangshan's death. Sure, he more than deserved it, and unlike with Wen Chao you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who even has a smidgen of pity for him. However, anyone can agree that it's ''not'' a pleasant way to go -- and there wasn't even any blood or guts involved in his death.

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* The exact circumstances of Jin Guangshan's death. Sure, he more than deserved it, and unlike with Wen Chao you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who even has a smidgen of pity for him. However, anyone can agree that it's ''not'' a pleasant way to go -- and there wasn't even any blood or guts involved in his death. Not to mention, there's the fates of the people who got unwittingly involved in what happened.


* Just watching Xue Yang break down after Xiao Xingchen commits suicide out of grief. He initially plays it off and concludes he can just turn the cultivator into a fierce corpse. But as he tries again and again to bring him back, he slowly starts screaming and yelling at Xiao Xingchen to move again or he'd go out to find and kill A-Qing as if he could still hear him. Xue Yang [[NeverMyFault never realizes how all of this was his fault]], and continues to find ways to bring Xiao Xingchen back no matter what.]]

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* Just watching Xue Yang break down after Xiao Xingchen commits suicide out of grief. He initially plays it off and concludes he can just turn the cultivator into a fierce corpse. But as he tries again and again to bring him back, he slowly starts screaming and yelling at Xiao Xingchen to move again or he'd go out to find and kill A-Qing as if he could still hear him. Xue Yang [[NeverMyFault never realizes how all of this was his fault]], and continues to find ways to bring Xiao Xingchen back no matter what.]]what, even raving to himself that he must [[MadnessMantra find a spirit pouch]].


* Although Wen Qing and Wen Ning went to the Jin clan peacefully, Wen Qing was given anything but a peaceful death as she was BurnedAlive as her brother could only watch.

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* Although Wen Qing and Wen Ning went to the Jin clan peacefully, Wen Qing was given anything but a peaceful death as she was BurnedAlive as BurntAlive while her brother could only was forced to watch.


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* Wei Wuxian using Empathy on Wen Ning and finding out his friend was not only kept as a prisoner by the Jins, he was also experimented on for the past sixteen years.
** Wei Wuxian also had to pull iron needles out of Wen Ning's head that was controlling him and even if he doesn't feel much pain anymore, it's still not a pleasant experience for his friend to pull them out.
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* Wen Zhuliu demonstrating his core-melting hand on a cultivator speaking out, and the process is not pretty. The person starts spasming in pain, clutching his chest, and then the core in his chest dims and shatters. The cultivator then lets out one last scream of pain before collapsing and others checking to confirm that his core is now gone.



* After Wei Wuxian goes out to buy food, he returns to find that Jiang Cheng is gone, and the emotions registering on his face is nothing short of terrified as he runs to find his brother. [[spoiler: It's later revealed that Jiang Cheng lead the Wen guards who almost found Wei Wuxian to himself so his brother could be spared, but then he was taken away and lost his golden core.]]
* Just listening to Jiang Cheng's sanity to lean on the edge of no return as he [[LaughingMad laughs madly]] and lashes out at anyone nearby, including Wei Wuxian. This is a boy who lost his home, his parents, [[spoiler: his golden core]] and has no idea if his sister is safe or not all in the span of what's likely less than a ''[[TraumaCongaLine week]]''. It takes Wen Qing throwing a needles into his forehead to get him to stop raving or else their cover was blown.

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* After Wei Wuxian goes out to buy food, he returns to find that Jiang Cheng is gone, and the emotions registering on his face is nothing short of terrified as he runs to find his brother. [[spoiler: It's later revealed that Jiang Cheng lead the Wen guards who almost found Wei Wuxian to himself so his brother could be spared, but then he was taken away and lost his golden core.]]
core which as the viewers have seen earlier, is not a pleasant process.
* Jiang Cheng shoving Wei Wuxian and telling him in a broken voice that he used all of his spiritual power in that shove. And no matter how many times he can try, the result will always be the same.
**
Just listening to Jiang Cheng's sanity to mind lean on the [[SanitySlippage edge of no return insanity]] as he [[LaughingMad laughs madly]] and lashes out at anyone nearby, including Wei Wuxian. This is a boy who lost his home, his parents, [[spoiler: his golden core]] core and has no idea if his sister is safe or not all in the span of what's likely less than a ''[[TraumaCongaLine week]]''. It takes Wen Qing throwing a needles needle into his forehead to get him to stop raving or else their cover was blown.raving.


* All of the Jiang disciples along with Yu Ziyuan and Jiang Fengmian being killed, and it's very likely none of them were killed painfully nor given proper burials.

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* All of the Jiang disciples along with Yu Ziyuan and Jiang Fengmian being killed, and it's very likely none of them were killed painfully nor given quick deaths or a proper burials.



* After Wei Wuxian goes out to buy food, he returns to find that Jiang Cheng is gone, and the emotions registering on his face is nothing short of terrified as he runs to find his brother. [[spoiler: It's later revealed that Jiang Cheng lead the Wen guards who almost found Wei Wuxian to himself so his brother could be spared, but then he was taken away and lost his golden core.]]
* Just listening to Jiang Cheng's sanity to lean on the edge of no return as he [[LaughingMad laughs madly]] and lashes out at anyone nearby, including Wei Wuxian. This is a boy who lost his home, his parents, [[spoiler: his golden core]] and has no idea if his sister is safe or not all in the span of what's likely less than a ''[[TraumaCongaLine week]]''. It takes Wen Qing throwing a needles into his forehead to get him to stop raving or else their cover was blown.



* In the audio drama, the aftermath of Wei Wuxian's torture on Wen Chao is not described besides some small observations. Jiang Cheng's reaction isn't horror and disgust like Lan Wangji, instead he's annoyed that Wei Wuxian has already messed Wen Chao up so much [[BestServedCold he has very little to torture for himself]].

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* In the audio drama, the aftermath of Wei Wuxian's torture on Wen Chao is not described in detail besides some small observations. Jiang Cheng's reaction isn't horror and disgust like Lan Wangji, instead he's annoyed that Wei Wuxian has already messed Wen Chao up so much [[BestServedCold he has very little to torture for himself]].


* While in the ''donghua'' adaptation Wei Wuxian doesn't go into the details of how he died, the first episode shows a flash of Wei Wuxian struggling to push away dark spirits that have skeletal shapes and are swarming him until he eventually absorbs them. It's not too far off to imagine that this is him losing control of the feral ghosts before they finally tear him apart.



[[folder: Xuanwu Cave]]
* The Tortoise of Slaughter, a gigantic tortoise with rows of sharp teeth that easily decimates any cultivator coming near it and sits on a pile of bones of its former victims. When Wei Wuxian swims underwater to scout, he gets [[JumpScare jump-scared]] by a fresh Wen corpse that was recently killed. Even the sword he finds inside the monster looks like it's surrounded by the flesh of its prey.
** Then there's the fact that it had so much resentful energy surrounding it, and there's also the question of how not only the tortoise got there, but how ''old'' it is.
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[[folder: Fall of Lotus Pier]]
* It's a nightmare for anyone having to watch their home not only be invaded, but also burnt to the ground with barely anything left once the fire's have subsided.
* All of the Jiang disciples along with Yu Ziyuan and Jiang Fengmian being killed, and it's very likely none of them were killed painfully nor given proper burials.
** It's even more frightening to imagine that it's possible not even the locals of Yunmeng were spared.
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[[folder: Sunshot Campaign]]



* In the audio drama, the aftermath of Wei Wuxian's torture on Wen Chao is not described besides some small observations. Jiang Cheng's reaction isn't horror and disgust like Lan Wangji, instead he's annoyed that Wei Wuxian has already messed Wen Chao up so much [[BestServedCold he has very little to torture for himself]].



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[[folder: The Rescue of the Wen Survivors]]
* The fates of the Wen remnants that Wei Wuxian rescued. During the First Siege, they were all slaughtered (save for one), and their corpses were tossed into the blood pool in the Demon-Slaughtering Cave. It isn't as brutal or gory as the other examples, but what makes this horrifying as it showed the cruelty of the other cultivation clans, despite their claims to fight in the name of justice and righteousness.
** Keep in mind that only one survived, and that's because he was hidden away before the clans stormed the Burial Mounds. There's no question to [[DeathOfAChild what might have happened to Wen Yuan]] if he wasn't lucky. If it doesn't sink in yet, think about it carefully. No one would have hesitated to murder an innocent child just because he was a Wen and so they could feed their egos about "taking down evil" or vent their hatred in the most unhealthy of ways. [[RevengeBeforeReason Jiang Cheng]] could have done it, [[BystanderSyndrome Lan Xichen]] or [[PrinciplesZealot Lan Qiren]] could have done it, [[BlackAndWhiteMorality Nie Mingjue]] could have done it. Honestly, anyone could have done it and wouldn't have felt any regrets. It goes to remind everyone that sometimes, HumansAreBastards to the core, no pun intended.
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[[folder: Ambush at Qiongqi Path]]



* While in this adaptation Wei Wuxian doesn't go into the details of how he died, the first episode shows a flash of Wei Wuxian struggling to push away dark spirits that have skeletal shapes and are swarming him until he eventually absorbs them. It's not too far off to imagine that this is him losing control of the feral ghosts before they finally tear him apart.
* The fates of the Wen remnants that Wei Wuxian rescued. During the First Siege, they were all slaughtered (save for one), and their corpses were tossed into the blood pool in the Demon-Slaughtering Cave. It isn't as brutal or gory as the other examples, but what makes this horrifying as it showed the cruelty of the other cultivation clans, despite their claims to fight in the name of justice and righteousness.
** Keep in mind that only one survived, and that's because he was hidden away before the clans stormed the Burial Mounds. There's no question to [[DeathOfAChild what might have happened to Wen Yuan]] if he wasn't lucky. If it doesn't sink in yet, think about it carefully. No one would have hesitated to murder an innocent child just because he was a Wen and so they could feed their egos about "taking down evil" or vent their hatred in the most unhealthy of ways. [[RevengeBeforeReason Jiang Cheng]] could have done it, [[BystanderSyndrome Lan Xichen]] or [[PrinciplesZealot Lan Qiren]] could have done it, [[BlackAndWhiteMorality Nie Mingjue]] could have done it. Honestly, anyone could have done it and wouldn't have felt any regrets. It goes to remind everyone that sometimes, HumansAreBastards to the core, no pun intended.

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[[folder: The Nightless City Attack]]
* While in this adaptation Wei Wuxian doesn't go into Although Wen Qing and Wen Ning went to the details of how he died, the first episode shows Jin clan peacefully, Wen Qing was given anything but a flash of Wei Wuxian struggling to push away dark spirits that have skeletal shapes and are swarming him until he eventually absorbs them. It's not too far off to imagine that this is him losing control of the feral ghosts before they finally tear him apart.peaceful death as she was BurnedAlive as her brother could only watch.
* The fates of the Wen remnants that Wei Wuxian rescued. During the First Siege, they were all slaughtered (save for one), and their corpses were tossed into the blood pool arrive in the Demon-Slaughtering Cave. It isn't as brutal or gory as Nightless City the other examples, but what makes this horrifying as it showed same way he did for Wen Chao. Surrounded by crows and resentful energy wrapping around him. Just the cruelty sight of the other cultivation clans, despite their claims to fight in infamous Yiling Patriach makes most of the name of justice and righteousness.cultivators quiver in fear.
** Keep * Most likely Wei Wuxian's worst fear of all coming to life. Watching his sister die in mind that only one survived, front of his eyes and that's because he believing it was hidden away before the clans stormed the Burial Mounds. There's no question to [[DeathOfAChild what might have happened to Wen Yuan]] if he wasn't lucky. If it doesn't sink in yet, think about it carefully. No one would have hesitated to murder an innocent child just because he was a Wen and so they could feed their egos about "taking down evil" or vent their hatred in the most unhealthy of ways. [[RevengeBeforeReason Jiang Cheng]] could have done it, [[BystanderSyndrome Lan Xichen]] or [[PrinciplesZealot Lan Qiren]] could have done it, [[BlackAndWhiteMorality Nie Mingjue]] could have done it. Honestly, anyone could have done it and wouldn't have felt any regrets. It goes to remind everyone that sometimes, HumansAreBastards to the core, no pun intended.all his fault.
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* The exact circumstances of Jin Guangshan's death. Sure, he more than deserved it, and unlike with Wen Chao you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who even has a smidgen of pity for him. However, anyone can agree that it's ''not'' a pleasant way to go -- and there wasn't even any blood or guts involved in his death.

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* The exact circumstances of Jin Guangshan's death. Sure, he more than deserved it, and unlike with Wen Chao you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who even has a smidgen of pity for him. However, anyone can agree that it's ''not'' a pleasant way to go -- and there wasn't even any blood or guts involved in his death. [[folder: Yi City]]



** Then there's some adaptations where he apparently preserves his victims tongues and uses it in his tea.
* A-Qing watching Xue Yang brutally murder people, but can't say a word unless she wants him to find her and kill her as well.
* Just watching Xue Yang break down after Xiao Xingchen commits suicide out of grief. He initially plays it off and concludes he can just turn the cultivator into a fierce corpse. But as he tries again and again to bring him back, he slowly starts screaming and yelling at Xiao Xingchen to move again or he'd go out to find and kill A-Qing as if he could still hear him. Xue Yang [[NeverMyFault never realizes how all of this was his fault]], and continues to find ways to bring Xiao Xingchen back no matter what.]]
* A-Qing's screams of terror when Xue Yang manages to find her and [[TermsOfEndangerment calls her by her name]]. She begins scrambling backwards out of fright and is yelling for help that won't come.
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* The exact circumstances of Jin Guangshan's death. Sure, he more than deserved it, and unlike with Wen Chao you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who even has a smidgen of pity for him. However, anyone can agree that it's ''not'' a pleasant way to go -- and there wasn't even any blood or guts involved in his death.




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* Xue Yang's preferred method of slicing people's tongue's out of their mouths and poisoning them with corpse powder. Just hearing the people gurgle in pain but not able to speak anymore makes the act more terrifying especially when Xiao Xingchen's sword can't tell the corpse poisoned from actual corpses.

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