They called him the Jewel Beetle of Yoshiwara and nobody knew what his real name was.
Most of them had never seen his face, either, because he hardly ever left the high-class brothel that was his home.
There was no point in doubting his existence, though, since people came for him from every corner of the prefecture.
And none of them had ever left the district disappointed, nor dissatisfied.”
Guys, if you’re looking for a TouMaki AU worth talking about, this is it. The relationships, sexual and otherwise, are perfect. The parallels to canon - amazing! It’ll break your heart over and over, but you’ll have to keep reading. It’s just so good guys.
So obviously that meant me spending hours looking up Japanese prostitution. I didn’t have a clear idea of the time period, so I shot for late Edo period and went with that. Kind of looked at Oiran and such for ideas. Had to make a few adjustments because Maki used his actual hair in the piece. anyways, enjoy! and go read Exuviae!
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