Starring Leo Luo Yunxi (羅雲熙) and Bai Lu (白鹿) in the leads, hotly airing xianxia romance Till the End of the Moon <長月燼明> captured audiences with its gripping story, quality aesthetics and solid acting from the cast. With related topics and discussions amassing more than 20 million views on Chinese social media site Douyin, the much talked-about production has been labeled as trending drama of the year!
[Spoilers Ahead] Emotionally Affecting Scenes
In a recent episode, Bai Lu’s Li Susu sacrifices her life to fulfill her mission of saving the four continents and three realms. Uttering the significant line “Trading your devil bone with my divine essence”, she reverses Tantai Jin’s (Leo) fate of becoming the Demon Lord at her own expense. Not comprehending the full significance behind, Tantai Jin sees his wife die in front of his eyes and is unable to come to terms. Holding on to her corpse instead of burying her, he lies heartbroken next to her in the coffin and wishes for death to come upon him; the tragic plot development again evoking heated discussions.
Revealed to be Leo and Bai Lu’s most unforgettable take, the two stars described the scene as “an extremity of pain and love”. Due to the many heart-wrenching moments on set, the actress revealed that both of them could not extract themselves from their characters’ emotions after wrapping up the scene. With swollen eyes, they turned to each other and commiserated. “My eyes hurt”, one said, while the other replied, “Mine too!”