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Hua Hua You Long (Novel)  
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In order to help their chief find a wife, the bandits kidnapped a woman from the bottom of the mountain in order to offer her up to him.

The chief of the mountain stronghold, Lu Cang falls in love at first sight with the absolutely stunning beauty!

However, on the night of the consummation...


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Hua Hua You Long (Spin-Off)

Associated Names
Hoa Hoa Du Long (Novel)
花花遊龍 (Novel)

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c.Extra 2 by Luxiufer over 6 years ago
c.Extra 1 by Luxiufer over 6 years ago
v.1 c.Epilogue (v2) by Luxiufer over 7 years ago
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2 Volumes (Complete)

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Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (54 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.78 / 10.0

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January 7th 2020, 11:54pm PST



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Borderline problematic  
by suzakufire
July 28th, 2021, 8:24am
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
Basically a story about a r*pist and a victim falling for each other and the victim forgiving the r*pist for every horrible thing he endured including extremely violent r*pe, torture and manipulation. Writer seem to think that just because the sex became consensual and a lot gentler after they confessed their love for each other, that it excuses all that came before. Borderline problematic, and I say borderline because at least the writer doesn’t romanticize the r*pe too much. I can only say it’s just unrealistic, and comes across as a bad portrayal of Stockholm syndrome.

Themes like this are fairly common in Chinese BL novels of the 2000s but much less so in the last decade so I can’t even say it was a product of the times.
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If you are messed up like me...  
by KimiKazoo
February 21st, 2017, 11:42pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
Then you will love this story. Though Jing is a manipulative, selfish, and violent lover, there is just something very sexy, emotional, and loving between him and Lu Cang. There will be many parts that will make you feel antsy, angry, sad, crazy, and may even make you cry, but when you get to the end it is absolutely beautiful. Bite onto your handkerchief and get ready for the ride!
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Vol 1: Sadistic smut. Vol 2: Gentle loving  
by Pacific.Mint
November 29th, 2016, 4:13pm
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
I didn't take HHYL seriously at first; it seemed like another PWP. It didn't hit me until after I've finished Vol 2 that there was actually a story in this. If you don't like the nature of their relationship (sadistic and manipulative from Jing's side), then you won't like the story.

The story's about how the upright and straight Lu Cang falls in love with the sadistic and selfish Jing, freedom, uncertainty, and social judgment be damned, and how, in turn, Jing genuinely comes to love Lu Cang, despite his reservations. Yes, Jing is still selfish and manipulative toward Lu Cang even at the end; but that's the point you have to get about their love: Lu Cang knows and accepts that about Jing. Both accept the other person for whom he really is. It's not the most "healthy" relationship by modern standards, but there are definitely tenderness, understanding, acceptance, and developing trust.

Kudos to the translator because the prose was great.

... Last updated on November 29th, 2016, 4:42pm
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by sunose
November 12th, 2016, 3:33am
Rating: 2.0 / 10.0
I don't understand how some people said it has amazing plot ? i've finished reading this, and the only thing i get is Jing being sadist to Lu Cang, plus trying to make Lu Cang submissive to Jing. And Jing keeps making Lu Cang broken heart. I don't even find a single thing to like from Jing's character, he's only a sadist with pretty face, while Lu Cang is just another weak protag.

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when i thought i won't be disgusted by Jing anymore than i already do, Yongyi appears, and make Lu Cang realized that Jing only using him as a substitute for Yongyi which make Lu Cang broken beyond recovery. Although later Jing explained everything to Lu Cang why he's obsessed with Yongyi & the reason why he 'torture' Yongyi (bc Jing afraid to accept the fact that he's in love with Lu Cang which makes Jing forgot his feeling for Yongyi), but it still make me utterly disgusted & broken heart (probably im more broken heart than Lu Cang) bc Jing accused Lu Cang for killing Yongyi (actually not true), and Jing totally being crazy & unreasonable, blaming Lu Cang plus even prison him then another torturing session, even thinking that Lu Cang did it bc he was jealous over Yongyi, omg

and the end rly =_= i was hoping for Lu Cang to dump Jing, but . . . . . .

i totally prefer something with plot like Cold Sand

... Last updated on November 12th, 2016, 7:00am
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A story about violence  
by FeyPhantom
April 6th, 2015, 10:40am
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
I had a hard time liking this novel for a long time. The first half of it comes across as nothing more than violence and rape to me. It wasn't sex, just violence. Take out the sexual intercourse and it would read pretty much the same. Just because Lu Cang was attracted to Jing doesn't mean Jing can do whatever he wanted to Lu Cang. The man was terrified of Jing and what he was capable of.

I'm a lover of BDSM but that way of life is based on mutual respect and trust between partners, none of which was in the first half of this story. Yes, Jing was a sadist. He got pleasure out of hurting Lu Cang. But with the way the story was written in 3rd-person subjective from Lu Cang's pov, it's obvious he wasn't consenting to Jing's sexual advances (he's not even a masochist! He never outright gets pleasure from the feeling of pain). Honestly, I can't condone stories which depict violence in such an obvious way for so many chapters and in the end leaves the reader thinking of it as sex.

I think for me, the biggest example of how there was nothing but violence in the relationship at the beginning is in the fact that the story does a 180 just over halfway through. As soon as Lu Cang decides he's willing, the sadistic play all but disappears. It's almost as if the writer couldn't write an SM couple properly - once there was love, they had more tender sex. Jing's sadistic need seemed to disappear which suited Lu Cang since he was never a masochist to begin with.

Basically, the first half of the story I found intolerable and the second half I found messy because I felt like I was reading a story about two completely new characters the way their relationship turned on its head. The rating I gave is pretty much due to the fact the story still flows fairly well and the development sans-rape/sex is decent, but be aware you have to stomach a lot of violence before getting any sort of romantic notion in the story.

... Last updated on April 6th, 2015, 10:44am
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Simply amazing  
by liontaraki
March 8th, 2015, 11:57am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
I've rated a number of series as 10/10 but after reading this novel, I feel like they weren't worth it. The main protagonists came a long way before reaching the "couple status", neither of them expected to develop such strong feelings for another male partner and that's what makes this story unique: they didn't want to admit to their mutual attraction but they still couldn't give up on that feeling. Watching their awkward relationship develop into something really steady and beautiful makes this novel special for me. I have to warn you, though. The love-making, especially in the first chapters, makes you wonder where this series is going. Some people may find that disturbing to read.

... Last updated on March 8th, 2015, 11:57am
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quite amazing  
by enmaL
September 2nd, 2014, 1:50pm
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
I've read this novel in like 1-2 days. It was just too good and I really liked the characters and of course the smutty smut. This novel is very interesting and lovely. It gave me goosebumps whenever I've read it and at some scenes I just wanted to cry so bad. The ending was just perfect. Well something was still missing but I don't want to spoiler so yea. The story is great and if you don't like BDSM or too much sex in one chapter, then just don't read it. But if you want a dramatical novel with good looking chinese boys and a very good story, then just read it now.
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Quite Beautiful  
by mp n_n
June 20th, 2014, 3:48pm
Rating: N/A
Well I find the thought of the concubines still beeing "used" kind of disgusting. I don't like, if only one partner is faithful, that kind of agitated me.
Still, that was the only thing I can remark as unsatisfying in this story.
Exept my hope of Lu Cang at last having one sucsessor being unfullfilled it was an absolutely adicting novel, could't stop reading even depiving me of sleep.

... Last updated on June 20th, 2014, 4:00pm
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Affects me emotionally  
by japcraze
May 15th, 2014, 10:04am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
At the beginning, you would think this is a normal sadistic novel which may end up having the protagonist getting stockholm syndrome but NO. This novel definitely does not lead you there. Instead, it slowly reveals Jing's affection towards Lu Cang. And by slowly, I mean really slow, because Jing just does not have a good way of showing his affection towards people he cares about. However, as you read on, you would get to see the increasing love Lu Cang felt for Jing and vice versa through their actions and Jing's 'repent' for trapping Lu Cang by his side. This story goes on by developing on the challenges they face as the emperor and the 'concubine'. I would say this story is a must read for all BL lovers!
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This lets out the sadistic side of me....  
by islandgirl88
September 6th, 2013, 3:01am
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
I admit I'm one big SADIST and liking this novel the way I do just proves that. This is not for the faint-hearted for it has a lot of sadistic tendencies. Just the fact that a very powerful, beyond gorgeous looking emperor finds it extremely enjoyable (in my observation at least) to not just sexually violate the protagonist but also do it to extremes with pain, manipulation, humiliation and of course sadism. What more could we ask for? This has a perfect combination of very great art, amazing plot and very intense story progression. Everybody says this is too much but that's the best part about it. This novel doesn't hold back on anything which makes it great. It's got none of that sissy love stuff ( like I said not for the faint-hearted ). I enjoyed this to the fullest. Definite 10 in my list.
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