Dongfang Minghui’s expression was not very good, her lip was bitten to pieces.
“Shh, don’t talk, help me block the view, don’t let that person see it.”
As soon as Mo Ce turned his head, he saw Qian Wanyu looking this way. He wanted to block it, but he was powerless, “It’s too late, she is coming this way.”
“Help me block Jing Ke, please.”
Mo Ce and Qian Wanyu almost passed each other, pointing a sword at Jing Ke, “Brother Jing, why don’t we have a discussion.”
Jing Ke also wanted to follow, but Mo Ce said that he was right, and the sword came out of its sheath, and attacked him without any warning, so he had to retreat.
Qian Wanyu grabbed the person quickly, and saw that her hand became very hot, as if congested with blood, it became fiery red, “The Sleepy Dragon Seal has activated again…”
“Seventh sister, help me hold my hand.”
In the next half an hour, Dongfang Minghui rechecked the pictures one by one. Each picture represented the imprint of the Sleepy Dragon Seal. Qian Wanyu saw it clearly from the side. The reprints were different.
“I have no idea.”
She didn’t know why she wanted to write it down. She was bored at first, wanting to engrave the imprint of the Sleepy Dragon Seal as a souvenir. However, as she drew and drew, it become a habit, until she later discovered that the sleepy dragon mark was like a maze map, winding and twisting, which was very fun.
One by one, there were more than sixty maps if counted carefully.
Qian Wanyu looked at a few of them with a look of astonishment, “This is a topographic map!”
Dongfang Minghui put away all the papers in her hand, put them in her space, turned to Mo Ce and Jing Ke and said, “Seventh sister, Jing Ke’s spiritual power seems to have increased a lot.”
Qian Wanyu nodded lightly, this scene was a bit strange, “Don’t startle the snake for now, let’s see what he wants to do first.”
“Mo Ce, Brother Jing, stop fighting.”
Mo Ce withdrew his hands, as if he had just turned off. Jing Ke also quickly restrained the anger on his face, “Brother Mo seems to like to compete, let’s make an appointment and have a good discussion next time.”
“Yes.” Mo Ce responded lightly.
Dongfang Minghui smiled weakly and apologetically at Mo Ce. She didn’t want Jing Ke to see those images. Who would have thought that Jing Ke seemed to have been angered by Mo Ce’s sudden attack and wanted to discuss again…? Perhaps he wanted to kill him.
“Seventh sister, don’t delay the journey, I’m fine.”
Qian Wanyu wanted to go with her, but when she saw Jing Ke, she nodded slightly.
Mo Ce handed his scabbard to her, “If you are in so much pain that you can’t walk, I can use this to lead you for a distance.”
Dongfang Minghui was slightly taken aback, then shook her head with a broken smile, “I’m fine.”
Her hands hurt, not her feet, not to mention, holding the scabbard, under the eyes of Seventh sister, was too blatant.
Mo Ce stubbornly stuffed the scabbard into her hand, and finally touched the sleepy dragon seal.
Dongfang Minghui took a deep breath, and Mo Ce was really taken aback by her reaction, only later did he realize that the other party’s injury was on her hand.
Mo Ce froze not knowing how to retract the scabbard.
“Miss Tong and Brother Mo seem to be very familiar.” Jing Ke casually mentioned.
“Yeah, the relationship is pretty good.” Qian Wanyu responded with a smile, a hint of deep meaning flashed in her eyes.
Dongfang Minghui deliberately lagged behind, and asked in a low voice, “Mo Ce, when we saw you last time, why did you fight with Jing Ke?”
Mo Ze thought for a moment, then responded with the same low voice, “He sneaked up on me.”
That day, he was looking for their traces, but he didn’t expect someone to rush out of the grass suddenly, as if he had laid in ambush long ago, so he naturally wanted to fight back.
Dongfang Minghui nodded suddenly, it turned out to be like this. In this way, the scene was exactly the same as what Jing Ke explained that day, without flaws.
Considering that the Ninth Sister’s sleepy dragon seal was acting up, Qian Wanyu quickened her pace, and never rested again. They arrived at the next town, Baoning Town, before the sunset as they wished.
Baoning Town was more chaotic than Shichuan Town. When they first entered the town, they saw many beast people from the tribes patrolling the town back and forth with weapons in their hands. The small traders were suffering and there were also fewer vendors on the street. Although the doors of the workshops were still open, the business looked quite sluggish. The only patrons seemed to be the beast people patrolling the town.
This group of orcs should be from the Hillarys tribe or the Cyril tribe, and they plan to search for some fat in Baoning Town.
Qian Wanyu took a quick look without looking sideways, found an inn with a relatively large entrance, and asked for two rooms.
The two said almost in unison.
Mo Ce didn’t like Jing Ke, just like Jing Ke didn’t like Mo Ce either.
“Uh, the few guests, I’m really sorry. Recently, the Beast Tribe has recruited people, and the inn has also been requisitioned by them. Today, there are only two rooms left. Um just see…whether you want it or not.”
Qian Wanyu glanced at them, and quickly made a decision, “Yes.”
As a matter of course, she shared a room with Seventh sister, and Mo Ce had to share a room with Jing Ke, both of them exuded a chill from their body.
“How do you feel now?” Qian Wanyu asked in a low voice, closing the door, helping her to the side of the bed.
“It hurts.” She coquettishly grabbed the other’s arm with the other hand, and replied with a frown, “Seventh sister, it hurts.”
When the sleepy dragon seal was painful, she once thought about chopping off this hand. Now she still feels this way but she can still support herself outside, trying not to let Jing Ke know about it. Plus there was also the opportunity to be alone with Seventh sister and roll around acting like a baby!
Qian Wanyu hugged her head and pressed her head into her arms, “Pass the Sleepy Dragon Seal to me, Seventh sister will guard it instead of you.”
“No, Seventh sister, I actually don’t feel that much pain.” Dongfang Minghui gritted her teeth, making himself appear more relaxed.
This pain lasted all night, Dongfang Minghui tossed and turned, unable to fall asleep no matter what, and finally fell asleep in a daze.
Qian Wanyu waited for a while, seeing that the other person was asleep, and then she sat on the side safely, watching the person on the bed in a daze. This thing seemed to require some sort of balance which made her worried. If the sleepy dragon seal on her mother’s face at the beginning had broken out, and Ninth Sister didn’t take care of it…
This might be another sign.
Thinking of this, Qian Wanyu walked to the edge of the bed, looking at the fiery red palm, she tried to put her palm on the Ninth Sister’s palm, but before she could touch it, the person lying on the bed suddenly opened her eyes.
Those familiar eyes were full of the imprints of the Sleepy Dragon Seal that kept turning upside down, like a special symbol.
This wasn’t Ninth Sister!
Qian Wanyu instinctively took a step back.
The person on the bed didn’t seem to see her, she sat up straight, got up, opened the door, and walked out of the inn in this grand manner.
Two beast people were guarding the gate of Baoning Town, and they were shocked when they saw a figure appearing in their field of vision. Until they found out that it was a slender girl, their smiles immediately became obscene, “Hey, it’s a girl.”
Dongfang Minghui turned a blind eye and walked straight in front of them.
“It’s so late at night, girl, where are you going?” The two tall beast people looked at each other, one in front of the other in a flanking posture, rubbing their hands together, and rushed over eagerly, wanting to hug her.
Qian Wanyu followed closely behind. Seeing this scene, she became mad, and her anger rose. The whip in her hand flew out, and the tip of the whip hit the beast person’s forehead fiercely, if she didn’t make a move then she wouldn’t but since she had to then she would kill as fast as possible.
Another beast person also wanted to intercept Dongfang Minghui, but just as he raised his head, he met those bottomless black eyes, and the wretched smile froze on his face, a trace of confusion flashed in his eyes.
With a bang, red liquid splashed and something shattered.
A miserable scream came from another beast person’s mouth, like a signal, it sounded out loud in Baoning Town.
Qian Wanyu retracted the whip, and the one who was attacked by the whip was already dead. The other orc fell limply on the ground, blood stains appeared in his eye sockets, both eyes were hollow, and the middle eyeball was shattered.
She sucked in a breath of cold air, the other party was still lingering, and there was still a breath left.
This did not seem to be Ninth Sister, Ninth Sister wouldn’t do something this dangerous…
Seeing the person in front of her walking straight out of Baoning Town, the distance between the two has widened, Qian Wanyu calmed down, avoided the two corpses on the ground, and quickly followed, “Qing Mo, Ninth Sister’s current situation… Have you ever seen it?”
“It’s like she’s being possessed by something.”
“Follow her for now.”
Mo Ce was not asleep, when he heard the door opening in the next room, he followed out. When he reached the gate of the city, he squatted down and took a look at the situation of the two dead beast people. One of them had a hole in his forehead and his eyes were wide open. He probably did not expect that today was the day he died.
As for the other one, it was a bit miserable, with red blood stains in the eye sockets, which looked a bit scary.
He just stood up, trying to catch up with the person in front of him but one hand tightly grabbed his pants, and the beast person who was still breathing begged, “Help—”
The long sword on Mo Ce’s back was unsheathed, and after flying around in the air, it quickly slashed across the man’s neck.
Jing Ke could see clearly in the dark. After Mo Ce left, a large group of beast people rushed to the gate of the city. The two beast people guarding the gate had died. He went around the group of orcs and tracked down their whereabouts.
When the night faded and a ray of morning light shone above Dongfang Minghui’s head, all the colors in her eyes faded away, as if someone had pressed the pause button, she shook and fell forward.
Qian Wanyu quickly caught her, and after following her all night, the other party finally calmed down.
When Dongfang Minghui woke up from tossing and turning, she couldn’t remember what dream she had. She just felt sore all over her body, as if she was sprinting for 800 meters in junior high school. The sun was a bit dazzling. She frowned slightly and rubbed her eyes. Whether she was stabbed by the sun or she couldn’t sleep well, she felt her eyes were sore and uncomfortable, and even her temples were buzzing.
“How are you feeling now?”
“Tired.” Dongfang Minghui looked puzzled, weren’t they at the inn? Why did she wake up in this wilderness?
Looking around, weeds were overgrown, and half a person’s height of grass was faintly blocking the road.
Qian Wanyu’s eyes were full of worry, she pursed her lips tightly, not knowing whether she should tell about the other party’s sleepwalking night, just when she was considering to speak, Mo Ce stood up suddenly.
“I’m going to find some fruit.”
Jing Ke moved closer to them, and looked at Dongfang Minghui worriedly, “Miss Tong, do you still remember what happened last night?”
“Jing Ke, please go and fetch some water for me.”
“Yes, my lord.”
Dongfang Minghui felt that Seventh sister seemed a little displeased. She sat upright from Seventh sister’s embrace, stood up, and moved her legs, “Seventh sister, did something happen last night?”
Qian Wanyu saw that her expression was calm, and the expression on her face became a little more dignified.
“Ninth Sister doesn’t seem to remember what happened last night.”
On that day, they rested in the wilderness for most of the day, and they set off when the sun rose to its highest point. But…they got lost again.
“The next town in Baoning Town is Longshi Town. This road doesn’t seem to lead to Longshi Town.” Jing Ke was the first to raise the question, “After starting from Baoning Town, we should go straight to the east but–“
The night was too dark last night, and they were busy following her so one by one, they all got the direction wrong. After walking all night, they didn’t know where the right road was.
“Longshi Town and Baoning Town have been occupied by the Beast Tribe, so it shouldn’t be this road that is rarely visited by people.”
“Do you still know the current situation of the beast tribes?” Mo Ce looked at Jing Ke mockingly.
It has to be said that Mo Ce’s words reminded Qian Wanyu and the others very well. She tried to learn the latest situation of the beast tribes from Jing Ke before, but the other party’s words were quite ambiguous, but now he seemed to even know the layout of all the small towns and who occupied them which really made people suspicious.
Jing Ke was a little nervous, especially when Qian Wanyu’s thoughtful gaze drifted over, his scalp became numb, “My lord, I also heard it from the conversation with the guards in Baoning Town, after all, now the tribes are in a state of turmoil, but those leaders who provoked the battle are smart enough to know to set up checkpoints here, check the gates, and prevent anyone from bringing reinforcements from outside.”
“Indeed.” Qian Wanyu said something perfunctory and didn’t want to say any more.
Compared with the situation of the beast tribe and Ninth Sister’s current problems, the latter was naturally more important.
Jing Ke felt chills down his spine, he felt uneasy for a moment, and then asked courteously, “My lord, where should we go next?”
Qian Wanyu’s current focus was on Ninth Sister, without even thinking about it she said, “Let’s take a break for now.”
This break turned out to be the entire day passing by.
At night, rustling sounds came from the tent next to the bonfire. Mo Ce was keeping watch at night. When he heard the sound, he lifted the sword on the scabbard with his fingers, and he glanced vigilantly.
He saw a small head emerging from the tent.
After seeing clearly who the other party was, he put the sword back in his hand again. He glanced curiously and found something unusual. The other party’s eyes were dull. After walking out of the tent, she passed him and walked straight ahead.
Just as she was about to follow, she saw another person stooping down and coming out of the tent.
Qian Wanyu glanced at him with a complicated expression, and quickly followed without saying anything. Mo Ce followed without a trace of hesitation.
Jing Ke, who had been pretending to be asleep by the side, waited for them to leave before taking a look at the direction they were leaving. After extinguishing the burning bonfire, he also followed closely.
As if there was a tacit understanding, everyone kept silent and ‘hurried’ in an alternative way.
“Just take a closer look at where your Ninth Sister wants to go?” Qing Mo reminded.
Qian Wanyu tried to think carefully about the two episodes of Sleepy Dragon Seal, but the other party’s reactions were different, “This road has already deviated from the road to Longshi Town, Ninth Sister, what is she going to do?”
“She’s not thinking now…she probably won’t wake up until dawn, you really don’t plan to tell her?”
It was rare for Qian Wanyu to be silent, before the matter was clarified, telling the other party would just add a little bit of trouble to the other party’s mental state so why bother? What’s more, the other party didn’t seem to remember what happened that night at all.
Just when she was communicating with Qing Mo in the sea of souls, a pair of red eyes in the distance lit up like small light bulbs, folded and glowing at night, if one didn’t care about their danger, it can even probably be regarded as a kind of scenery to appreciate.
“Ninth Sister, don’t go there!”
The people in front had never heard of these things, and strode forward without seeming to respond at all.
“It’s a group of blazing sparrows!”
Blazing finch, a kind of bird that lives at night, had fiery red eyes, like two flames. This kind of bird likes to eat people’s eyeballs. It is said that when the birds spread their wings, they were fiery red and very beautiful. Their eyeballs contained a lot of fire-type spiritual power, and they shone with extreme light at night. Some people say that the blazing sparrow was actually a descendent of the phoenixes but it has never been confirmed.
Woo sorry for the late update! Life got in the way… I’ll try get part 2 by sunday.