Tough choices - Leica CL.... Wide and bright Lens?

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Tough choices - Leica CL.... Wide and bright Lens?

My main camera is the A7riii, which I mostly use with the 24-70GM. I love details!! Several years ago I had a Q for a while, which I absolutely loved. I'm still not quite sure why I sold it!! The only thing I didn't like about it was the inflexibility of fixed focal length but for street and landscape shots it was fantastic.

Anyway, I have been hankering after a small camera / system with great IQ and which is much smaller than the Sony / GM combination. I've taken the plunge and ordered a used CL with the 18-55/3.5-5.6.  As I see it, that will give me great performance and very good but not the best IQ;  but will be limiting in very low light.

So my issue is this - what prime do I choose to pair it with for extra IQ in wide shots (much of my photography) and better low light speed? Also, the smaller the better.

I know the 35/1.4 is a fantastic lens but 50mm equivalent is way too tight for me. I understand that the 18/2.8 is good but not great but it's also only a little bit faster than the 18-55 anyway so it's probably out too.

Is my only choice the 23/2? I don't really want to spend M lens prices but I don't necessarily mind manual focus. Are there v high quality (preferably very small) wide primes from other manufacturers I should be looking at?

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