News of her waking up spread, not only did the dean personally come to help her check, Mu Sheng, the Nan siblings and Yong Xing also came to take turns to come and look after her.
Since Nan Nan revealed what happened, she always looked twice whenever the Female Protagonist returned, except for a smell of blood, on the surface, it was not at all obvious that she had just fought a duel to the death inside the arena.
Dongfang Minghui has gotten used to her wiping her face and hands as soon as she returned, especially her fingers, she always wiped each of them very carefully to the point where she thought the that the Female Protagonist had a hand fetish!
After wiping, Qian Wanyu found a pile of porcelain bottles suddenly appeared in front of her eyes, she picked up a couple of porcelain bottles and looked at them, all of them were to treat trauma and replenish Qi.
The things inside a space ring could appear merely from thinking about it hence why Minghui could do this.
“This is for me?”
Dongfang Minghui’s eyes turned slightly, in fact, she didn’t object to her training through this brutal method but her seventh sister never loved herself enough, she didn’t know to treat her wounds even when she was tired.
Qian Wanyu laughed as she put all the porcelain bottles into her space ring,
“I’ll carry you out.”
Love Flower had helped to repeatedly identify that the spiritual energy at this time was the densest so every time at this time near dusk, Qian Wanyu would bring her outside to the courtyard and put her in a sitting position on a thin blanket close to the ground next to Blue Stars Dream.
Blue Stars Dream cooperated by wrapping two branches around her body, which were recessed inward to stabilize her body so that she would not fall to the ground like an unstable man tilting from side to side.
Qian Wanyu would let her sit like this for half an hour, after half an hour she would directly take out the bedding and lay her on it, then she would sit next to her to practice and after a few hours, she’d open her eyes to pay attention to her situation. If she was already sleeping she would check if she was cold and take out some blankets to wrap her up in. If she wasn’t then she would stay and talk to her for a bit about her day until the other party closed her eyes.
Dongfang Minghui looked at the night sky, it gave her the illusion of camping back in the modern world. The sky was bright and full of stars, there was a bright moon shining down from above.
The first few days, looking at the stars, she would just be bored with nothing to do so she counted them in her head but one day she found by coincidence that the stars scattered in the sky were somewhat similar to her own scattered spiritual energy inside her body. She carefully observed how they moved after that trying to blend her spiritual energy into the same form as that in the sky.
She used her sleeping time every night to practice this, imitating and connecting the lines. As she practised, she suddenly felt as if her right hand was not so stiff. For her, this was big progress.
With an initial result, she treasured every second of her cultivation at night.
Dongfang Minghui’s eyes folded and glowed, Qian Wanyu was almost the first to notice the mood of the other party, she felt that her eyes were very grey and soulless in the few days after she woke up.
“Ninth Sister, are you more comfortable?”
The other party’s eyes told her that something had rekindled her hope. Qian Wanyu stopped her practice and found that the other party hadn’t closed her eyes the whole night. She seemed to constantly be staring at the stars in the sky.
She also tried to lie down and see what the other person was looking at but couldn’t find anything special about it.
The next day she went to the library to check out books similar to the cultivation backlash as well as books to stars. She also went to the dean to discuss the changes with Minghui the past few days.
She was so busy that she forgot about her own issues until one day Dongfang Minghui placed the porcelain vase containing the Mixed Heaven Pill in front of her.
When she saw the familiar porcelain bottle, Qian Wanyu froze. Without Qing Mo’s special reminder, she was so focused on how to make Ninth Sister recover as soon as possible that she neglected some important issues, the light of the seven-colored stone in her space ring was dimming fast and the little glow was about to vanish!
Dongfang Minghui laid straight on the bed, she could now move her fingers and used her left finger to push it to her, she pushed the porcelain vase to the other side with great difficulty.
If there were no accidents, she would have been with Seventh sister in the Elven forest right now, but unfortunately, according to Mu Sheng, Lu Xing’s trails had gone cold since that time. They had no idea if he was alive or dead.
Additionally, since she suffered a backlash, she quickly realized that she had piled up a whole lot of things she hadn’t done.
The Mixed Heaven Pill was useless to be kept with her now. She might as well let seventh sister eat it and delay the exposure of her dark spiritual energy for another half a year.
Qian Wanyu gripped the porcelain vase tightly and poured out the Mixed Heaven Pill. The round pill was missing a small piece that could not be seen without looking closely, she put it back in the vase, only to see the fingers of the other party’s hands struggling to grab the blanket.
Dongfang Minghui opened her mouth and found that she couldn’t even do such a simple thing yet.
“Ninth Sister, your fingers can move now.”
Qian Wanyu was surprised and held her hand tightly, Dongfang Minghui’s fingers moved and tickled the palm of her hand.
At first, she thought she was playing, but soon Qian Wanyu realized that the other party was writing on her palm.
Dongfang Minghui wrote at least five times before the other party understood what she meant.
“You want me to eat it?”
Dongfang Minghui blinked, blinked and blinked again, the three times was a very definite meaning.
Qian Wanyu stroked her little head, obediently placing down her arm and laughing in a low voice, after laughing for a long time, she suddenly raised her head, “Ninth Sister did you already know that I awakened the dark spiritual power?”
Dongfang Minghui’s eyes drifted down, subconsciously playing dead, she looked straight up at the ceiling but her eyelashes kept moving around as she pretended she hadn’t heard anything.
Qian Wanyu was originally testing her but did not expect the other party would have such a vivid expression, the smile on her face was more cheerful and more pleasant.
The other party knew that she had awakened the dark spiritual power yet was not afraid and hadn’t run away, what more could a person want?
“Ninth Sister, I will eat it, don’t worry.”
Qian Wanyu swallowed the Mixed Heaven Pill in front of her, she wanted to cover up her identity well and make good use of these high-quality resources in the Royal Academy to become stronger.
Dongfang Minghui was secretly relieved, she was afraid that after the Female Protagonist knew the truth she would strangle her emotionlessly. What a false alarm! Phew!
However, she always had a surreal feeling when she watched Qian Wanyu take care of her with all her heart and soul.
The original seventh sister would’ve shown a disgusted expression when she saw her, yet somehow now she seemed to have truly accepted her from the bottom of her heart.
It’s a good sign that she has succeeded in brushing her sense of existence Q_Q
After thinking about all her effort not having gone to waste, Dongfang Minghui’s eyes rolled two or three times, she wanted to test the Female Protagonist’s bottom line…
With this intention, Dongfang Minghui wanted to work harder to cultivate then she could hold the Female Protagonist’s golden thighs and if it all goes well, the future seemed very bright.
Qian Wanyu also found that recently the other party’s mood seemed particularly good, her state was also getting better and better.
“Sister Wanyu, there is a letter for you.”
Qian Wanyu had just left the pharmacy when she saw Mu Sheng, who raised a letter in his hand.
Qian Wanyu’s eyes were slightly gloomy, this letter was unsurprising. It was definitely from the investigation the Rose House did on the Dongfang Family.
“You sent this here on purpose?”
Mu Sheng nodded, “Yes, I wanted to see Minghui’s situation as well, as for Lu Xing’s disappearance, the academy has also sent teachers out to search, and strengthened the vigilance around the Royal Academy.”
That day’s incident was reported by Qian Wanyu to the dean, since it was related to the aura of death, the pharmacy and academy attached great importance to this news. Not to mention, the disappearance of Lu Xing and Minghui’s injury as a result.
Since this situation happened around the academy, it was going to be investigated by them, if it were within the White Moon Empire, this matter would most likely be investigated by them instead.
However, she concealed the enemy’s real purpose – the heart of the elves. These four words, she had heard many times, by going to check the books in the library, she incidentally tried to find more about this as well.
“Thanks.” Qian Wanyu brought the letter over and indeed saw Li Jing’s handwriting, she casually threw the letter into space, and seeing that Mu Sheng had no intention of leaving at all, she asked, “Mu Sheng are you going to see Ninth Sister?”
“Ninth Sister has shown some signs of improvement, and Yong Xing and Nan Nan are also here, so go and talk to her for a while.”
Mu Sheng walked a few steps, then turned around, “Sister Wanyu are you going out for something?”
“The temple master of the Hall of Thunder summoned me, I have to go for a while.”
It was probably because of the matter of the Aura of Death, she had arranged the situation to be explained to the academy with the small lie, it had turned into from their small group being chased and tracked by the Death Legion to somehow Lu Xing and Ninth Sister encountering them by accident.
Mu Sheng looked slightly moved, “Wanyu sister, why don’t I go with you?”
He was not stupid, on the contrary, he was actually very smart, as a Wood System Spiritual Master he could feel Death Qi. That day he was choked by the Death Qi of that Dark Spiritual Master and it had flown into his body. However, when he woke up he found that not only was he unharmed but he was in fact the least injured of all of them!
Minghui suffered a backlash and was lying on the bed unable to speak, Lu Xing since that day had disappeared, and Wanyu ever since that day had been cultivating like crazy, it seemed as though the incident was a big blow to her.
The end result, however, was that no one was tainted with the Qi of Death, this was a very strange thing, no matter how he thought about it, he couldn’t figure it out.
Mu Sheng kept this matter in his heart and didn’t say a word to anyone about it.
In the Hall of Thunder, Qian Wanyu perceived a huge spiritual pressure as soon as she entered, which almost shocked her and Mu Sheng.
The two walked in with difficulty, only to find that in addition to the Thunder Hall Hall Master, the rest of the eight Hall Masters as well as the Dean of the Pharmacy and the Dean of Alchemy had appeared, the only one who did not appear was the highest person of the Royal Academy, the principal.
Such a gathering of powerful people, no wonder she had the feeling of being suppressed until she couldn’t move, Mu Sheng almost kneeled down as soon as he entered, if not for Qian Wanyu pulling him with one hand, the other party would’ve kneeled just from the passive pressure of this group of people.
From just this moment of pressure, Qian Wanyu’s seven coloured stone immediately lost its last bit of light and disappeared turning into a piece of ordinary stone.
Qian Wanyu’s back broke out in a cold sweat. If Ninth Sister hadn’t insisted that she eat it there, she would most likely have been seen through by this group of old-timers, and at that time her life would have been in danger…
“The two of them are the lucky ones who managed to escape from the Dark Spiritual Master?” The Dean of Alchemy had a pair of small eyes that gave a very sinister feeling when narrowed. The one with almost the same small eyes as him was the Dean of the Pharmacy, but the chubby old man was always smiling, his eyes curved into a slit, but he gave an amiable impression. The two of them formed quite a sharp contrast.
She had heard Ninth Sister gossip about these two old men, and when she compared them today, the scales in her heart immediately tipped to one side.
Before Qian Wanyu could reply, the fat Dean of the Pharmacy glared at him and scolded, “I spit, old pig can you not talk properly? Are you cursing my disciple to die?”
The Dean of Alchemy who was called an old pig laughed, “How come I didn’t know about this new disciple?”
“Do I need your permission to accept a disciple?”
The two old men instantly traded insults at each other, Qian Wanyu did not change her face and continued to stand aside, but took all of what Situ Hongying said before to heart.
It turns out that the other party really was good to Ninth Sister, since he openly stated his idea of accepting her as a disciple later on when she recovered it would likely turn into reality right?
When she thought about how Ninth Sister would suddenly have the backing of the whole pharmacy, Qian Wanyu looked at the fat old man more kindly.
“Ahem, both of you old men can you stop it, today you are invited to come to investigate the Dark Spiritual Master’s matter.”
The Hall Master of the Thunder Hall interrupted the argument between the two, they were used to this, every time there was a major event, the two old men who were almost a few hundred years old would argue constantly and look at each other badly.
The disagreement between the Pharmacy Academy and the Alchemy Academy was no big secret in the Royal Academy.
Everyone just laughed it off.
“All right, for the sake of Old Thunder, I won’t bother you for the time being.” Although Situ Hongying hated alchemists, he was never one to beat around the bush for major events.
“I remember that you already asked last time, why did you get these two kids here this time?”
Mu Sheng and Qian Wanyu often walked around within Qian Minghui’s small courtyard, and over time, Situ Hongying had a few familiarities with the two of them, and since they were related to Qian Minghui, he had to stick up for the two little guys anyway.
“It’s like this, we have a few doubts about what you said before and want you to clear up the confusion for us.” Thunder Hall’s Hall Master could have gotten Qian Wanyu to come here privately, but the matter was significant, and several other students were involved in it including from other halls and the Pharmacy.
In order to avoid trouble and then cause a bigger stir, he immediately convened a meeting as one of the most important matters of the Royal Academy at present.
“Earlier, I heard Wanyu say that you guys met that team of Dark Spiritual Masters by accident and they wanted to take Minghui and Lu Xing along with them?”
“Hall Master, at that time, it was like this, that day it happened to be Minghui and Lu Xing’s turn to go out to collect branches while we were resting on our way back from the White Moon Empire. When I arrived, Lu Xing was nowhere to be found, and I only heard Ninth Sister’s plea for help.” Qian Wanyu replied with a calm face.
“Since your Ninth Sister was captured, why is there not even a trace of the Aura of Death on your body? We all know that the Dark Spiritual Masters were best at emitting this Qi. Some of them coat their entire body with it and ordinary people will die if they touch it. It’s impossible that a little pharmacist could be unharmed right?” The old Dean of Alchemy asked in a strong tone, with some aggression. Before waiting for Wanyu to reply he immediately followed up, “Could it be that your Ninth Sister is also Dark Spiritual Master, and she deliberately concealed her identity, what you thought you saw was that they were taking her captive but in fact they were in cahoots!”
“Old Pig, stop talking nonsense!”
Situ Hongying was so angry that his entire beard blew up and he glared almost wanting to punch him if it wasn’t for the other hall masters here this interrogation would’ve been a joke.
Qian Wanyu pursed her lips, there was some displeasure in her eyes, the other party insulting the pharmacy she didn’t care about but insulting Ninth Sister was not ok with her.
“You are reacting so strongly, are you hiding something?”
The first thing Qian Wanyu did when she came back was to seek help from the fat old man because Ninth Sister was unconscious for no reason and she was worried about her wellbeing.
Situ Hongying shook all the other hall masters off and shouted to the old Thunder Hall Hall Master, “The reason why my disciple did not get tainted with the Aura of Death, I’ll explain to you alone, but this is about the survival of our entire Royal Academy, I don’t want too many people to know so you have to keep the secret for me.”
Qian Wanyu raised her head to look at the two old men came together and form a boundary around the two of them to ensure that nothing was leaked, Situ Hongying turned his back to block the gaze of the crowd and whispered.
The Thunder Hall’s Hall Master was shocked, “Really?”
Situ Hongying nodded, in order to preserve his disciple’s innocence, he also had no choice but to reveal this secret.
But this debt, he would settle on Old Pig sooner or later. Hpmh!
“Do you hall masters have any more questions?”
Qian Wanyu also looked at the crowd, it was probably because they did not tell the truth about Love Flower’s existence before, that’s why they caused the suspicion of the other Hall Masters.
“Well, all the previous doubts have been cleared by the Old Dean of the Pharmacy just now, this matter can end here for the time being, Wanyu, Mu Sheng you guys leave for now.” The Thunder Hall’s Hall Master directly waved his hand to indicate them to leave.
Qian Wanyu nodded, pulling Mu Sheng and walking out.
As soon as they left, Mu Sheng stumbled and Qian Wanyu grabbed his wrist, “I should have let you go to the small courtyard to accompany Ninth Sister.”
Mu Sheng laughed bitterly, he felt like everything about him had just been seen through, the spiritual pressure suppressed him so much he couldn’t even move!
“Sister Wanyu, what did Dean Situ and Elder Lei say?”
The question that everyone was concerned about before was the very question that he couldn’t understand. When Elder Lei asked the question, he almost wanted to kneel and beg for forgiveness.
Qian Wanyu gave him a look, “Before Dean Situ gave us a task to go to Death Valley to find a medicinal plant, this medicinal plants can resist the Aura of Death. Just now Dean Situ and Elder Lei were talking about this very thing.”
But the matter of Love Flower could indeed be considered a confidential matter, if other people know about it, it would do no good to both Ninth Sister and the Pharmacy.
Qian Wanyu still trusted Dean Situ, but she didn’t have a very good impression of the Alchemy Academy. The other party even threw a basin of dirty water on Ninth Sister indiscriminately.
“Sister Wanyu.” Mu Sheng saw a cold glint in the other party’s eyes and could not help but call out.
“You have also been frightened today, why don’t you go back to rest.”
Qian Wanyu returned to the small courtyard and did not immediately go to see Ninth Sister, but went back to her room to take out the letter that was inside.
Earlier she had sent a letter back to the Dongfang family in Ninth Sister’s name, but unfortunately, after waiting for two months without seeing a reply from the other party, she asked Rose House to step in and check up on the Dongfang family.
Qian Wanyu opened the letter and took a look at the content, eight words made her face change slightly, after which she burned the letter.
She sat in her room for a long time with a complicated expression, then she changed her clothes and wore a smile again before going next door.
“Wanyu, back so early?”
Nan Nan was reading to Dongfang Minghui at the moment, and automatically stopped as soon as she heard the other party push the door open.
“Thank you for your hard work.”
Qian Wanyu was afraid that Ninth Sister would be bored alone, so she deliberately asked Nan Nan and Yong Xing to go keep her company within the small courtyard when they had nothing to do.
As for Nan Fei, at first, when he saw Dongfang Minghui’s state he came several times in the month but he didn’t appear again after being intercepted by Qian Wanyu once.
She also didn’t care where the other party had visited, she was focused on how to make Minghui get better.
When Yong Xing and Nan Nan saw the other party return, they quickly said goodbye.
Qian Wanyu carried the person out of the room and put her on a chair in the small courtyard, a chair she had made with a little effort, fixed with rattan so that a person could lie on it.
“Ninth Sister, you must get well soon.”
Qian Wanyu and Xuan Zhu’s agreed time was approaching, the other party’s condition was still such a baffling one.
She was worried that if she left, what would Ninth Sister do? Would the others be able to take care of her well?
The answer to this was no.
But in this situation, Dean Situ would definitely not agree to her taking an injured person away.
Dongfang Minghui gently moved her eyelids, she also wanted to get better quickly, she had previously agreed with the Thief Master that once the other party arrived at Snow Capital, she would definitely treat them well.
The result ended up with her being in this half-dead state where she couldn’t even pass a message.
Not only was the appointment broken, but it was also delayed for as long as three months!
“Ninth Sister, the academy will soon have the end of year examination, once the examination is over, we’ll go on a two-month long adventure, you have to wake up before the adventure.”
Qian Wanyu had planned the adventure a long time ago and incidentally asked Ninth Sister to follow her along for her training.
Dongfang Minghui blinked twice, she had already felt a little bit of the pattern with the stars and positioning, when she got better, her cultivation should improve as well.
Unsealing the seal was like using a trump card, she’d instantly explode with a huge level of spiritual power, but afterwards, she would suffer from different situations of repercussions. The only difference was probably one would make you stuck at that original level forever while the other still left an opportunity for a possible breakthrough.
Dongfang Minghui, since coming to this world, felt that everything was unusually dumb with her luck. Is it because in the original plot she was a cannon fodder and died too early? Now, she broke through the original plot, again and again, was this as if she encountered some favour of the plot gods so she kept returning from the brink of death again, and again?
“If you look at me like this, I’ll take it as a promise.” If the other party was not unable to move, she would’ve leaned down to kiss her directly.
Dongfang Minghui could not help but roll her eyes, even the Female Protagonist knew how to play these little tricks, bullying her since she cannot speak.
The end of the year assessment, it also indicates that the new students will soon become the senior class of older students, and the Royal College’s annual new student recruitment will begin again.
Dongfang Minghui didn’t know what was going on outside, but Nan Nan and Yong Xing would always talk to her every time, and even though they knew she couldn’t talk, they took great pains to inform her of the tidbits of information in the academy.
Every night, she would cultivate without stopping for a moment, and Love Flower as well as Blue Stars Dream, and the Female Protagonist, would watch over her, this time period always passed quickly.
Nan Nan had to make pills, Yong Xing had to prepare medicinal plants for the pharmacists, and Qian Wanyu had to prepare for her year-end exam.
Even if no one told Dongfang Minghui about this, she felt it because everyone came to see her in a hurry and then leave just as fast, as if they had agreed on being there at a certain time, for example, Nan Nan would be there for two hours and then Yong Xing came to take over the shift when she was about to leave, and when Yong Xing was leaving, Mu Sheng would come over, practising his skills and chatting with her while she waited until the Female Protagonist returned.
If Dongfang Minghui could speak, she would have told them not to come here and waste so much time!
She felt like she was being a drag on everyone else.
Even though she was busy, Qian Wanyu was keenly aware of the other party’s mood, as if she was not too happy.
“Ninth Sister, what’s wrong with you?”
Dongfang Minghui rarely stubbornly did not respond to her words, and just stared upwards with wide eyes.
It was rare for the other party to play her little temper, Qian Wanyu pursed her lips and smiled, she just wanted the other party to be playful to her instead of just sullen like before.
“Ninth Sister, wait for a few more days, a few more days.” Qian Wanyu grabbed her hand and held it tightly, placing it on her lips and biting it lightly.
Before maybe because her whole body was senseless, she didn’t mind the other party playing with her fingers, but since she could move her hands now, this bite was like being electrocuted, a crispy numb almost inexplicable throbbing directly attacked her heart, and even her heart started beating fast.
Dongfang Minghui face instantly turned red all the way to her ears, she wanted to pull her hand away but the other side held tighter…
On the examination day, the small courtyard was quiet, Dongfang Minghui was lying alone on the bed, her hands moved and moved. Slowly inch by inch, she could actually wiggle her legs and feel the edge of the bed.
She first moved her left leg so that it could reach the ground, and after that, she tried moving her right leg extremely slowly.
Probably because of the lack of coordination, the moment her right leg just touched the edge of the bed before it hit the ground, her body had already rolled down to the bottom of the bed.
Toothless was watching the door in the small courtyard, it heard a big “bang” movement and immediately ran into the house, licking Dongfang Minghui’s face.
Dongfang Minghui laughed, she closed her eyes, took a deep breath, and with the strength of her two hands made herself turn over.
“It’s true that I’m still too eager.”
She just laid down on the ground, closed her eyes and began to cultivate, using her spiritual power to flush out the blocked acupuncture points on her feet again and again.
She comprehended that the reason her hands were more flexible than her legs was probably that she had cleared the acupuncture points on both hands before. The acupuncture points on her feet she hadn’t had time to clear yet, and she had a hunch that it had something to do with the way Little Colour had told her to practice before. She had to open all of the 600+ acupuncture points in her body as soon as possible before she could get back on her feet.
With this epiphany, she started cultivating even more without bothering to sleep.
She closed her eyes and sank into her inner consciousness.
Qian Wanyu came back to see the other party lying on the ground with Toothless bent over her.
She was startled and could not wake her up at all even when she called out to the other party. She immediately invited Dean Situ over.
“It’s okay, she should be cultivating, don’t disturb her.”
Qian Wanyu secretly breathed a sigh of relief, and after sending the Dean away, she sat quietly by the edge of the bed alone.
At the end of the night, she carried the person out and put her around the medicinal plants.
This situation continued for a whole week.
One day, Dongfang Minghui suddenly opened her eyes and saw the sky was full of stars before realizing that the Female Protagonist was practising beside her.
She lifted her arms to move, then her legs to kick, and then leapt up.
This woke up the Female Protagonist.
As soon as Qian Wanyu opened her eyes, she found her sister was standing in front of her with a smiling face.
The voice was a little low and hoarse.
Dongfang Minghui thought for a moment that her ears must’ve been broken, but then she thought about how she hadn’t spoken for months so it should be normal to have such a raspy voice.
Qian Wanyu had a smile in her eyes and emotionally stood up to hug her.
Dongfang Minghui was a little embarrassed and didn’t know if to push her out or not.
“Seventh sister, I am well.”
Qian Wanyu just hugged the other party and refused to let go, Minghui standing and smiling in front of her gave her an almost surreal feeling after so many months of her being paralysed on the bed. Only this warm embrace told her that it was not a dream.
“You’re finally well.”
Dongfang Minghui nodded her head, not only was she better, but all of her previously regressed spiritual power had also returned.
She was still a level one Great Spiritualist.
“Seventh sister, I can join you in the adventure.”
Qian Wanyu smiled and nodded, “Good, we’ll leave the day after tomorrow, tomorrow you go to the dean’s side first to give him an explanation.”
Qian Wanyu also re-told her what she had said about the matter before so that the other party would not accidentally reveal herself when talking to the dean.
Dongfang Minghui nodded without hesitation and didn’t even ask why.
This trust made Qian Wanyu’s heart beat faster, and she looked at the other party with fervour in her eyes that even she herself could not detect.
“Seventh sister, is there still no news from Lu Xing?”
“Yes, after I came back I went back to the location of your accident with the teachers of the academy, we checked four roads for his whereabouts but every trace of had been erased, we couldn’t track anything at all…”
The biggest possibility was that he was brought back to the headquarters of the Dark Spiritual Masters.
Dongfang Minghui couldn’t help but frown. If the prince of the elves died now, how would the next part of this story proceed?
“Don’t worry, maybe Lu Xing will get lucky.”
“I hope so.”
She also hoped that Lu Xing had some sort of Male Protagonist aura otherwise her plan to go to the elves’ home to get water from the spiritual spring will be scrapped, how would the Female Protagonist grow later on if that’s the case?
Dongfang Minghui really hated these Dark Spiritual Masters. Where did the stupid idea that she had some Heart of the Elves with her come from??
“Seventh sister, the Heart of the Elves–”
She pulled out a shiny green thing from inside space, a closer look showed that it wasn’t any Heart of the Elves, she had fooled the group with it earlier because of the appearance.
“The other side didn’t seem to know about what the Heart of the Elves was either, so how did they determine that it was with me?”
This was something that she couldn’t figure out after months of thinking.
Isn’t the Heart of the Elves a holy relic of the Elves? If you want to rob it, you should go to the elves to grab it.
But listening to the other party’s words at the beginning, it was clear that they were coming for her, and Lu Xing, the prince of the elves, was just a convenient extra.
Qian Wanyu took the green thing in her hands, “They probably made a mistake about the Heart of the Elves, you just recovered, don’t think about it, just rest today, okay?”
After sending the other party into the room, Qian Wanyu, however, paced around the courtyard, unable to sleep. She took the thing and looked at it again and again, how could it be a mistake… From Murong Qingyi’s memory she saw that this group had long regarded Ninth Sister as their target, together with the information passed on by Li Jing, every single thing was closely guarded, the other party’s target was clear – Ninth Sister.
Ninth Sister and the Heart of the Elves?
There must be a connection between them, she just hasn’t found out what it was but no matter what, she would not let the other side get their way.
Qian Wanyu gripped the thing in her hands with a little force, the result was that the green glittering thing actually didn’t break which made her interested.
Her research on it that night was unsuccessful. If Qing Mo did not close up maybe he would know something.
The treasures hidden by the Pig Immortal Grass were really no ordinary things.
The next day, Dongfang Minghui went to see the Dean, Yong Xing, Nan Nan and others separately to tell them about her recovery and thank them as well as informing them of the excursion with the Female Protagonist.
She and the Female Protagonist left the Royal Academy with both hands empty.
“Seventh sister, we have to stay in the Snow Capital for one more night.” Dongfang Minghui told her about her agreement with the Thief Master.
They had just walked out of the Royal Academy when she saw the sign left on the wall by the Thief Master.
“Do you want me to accompany you?” Qian Wanyu still had a few concerns, although the other party was Xuan Zhu’s master, she didn’t know anything about him after all.
Dongfang Minghui shook her head, “They won’t see outsiders, why don’t you just wait for me outside for a moment.”
After the two reached an agreement, Dongfang Minghui followed the signs left by the Thief Master and found her way to a small, isolated courtyard.
She knocked outside nine times according to the pre-determined knocking technique.
After nine knocks, she waited outside for an incense stick for an hour before someone came to open the door. The one who opened the door was the tallest little child from before.
The other party opened the door and pulled her in as soon as she saw her, “Little sister, why did you only come now?”
Dongfang Minghui: “……”
Being called little sister by a little child, she had a feeling of being struck by lightning. What’s even more hateful is that soon a group of little beans all appeared and said, “Little senior sister is here.”
Even the youngest, Little Mao, hugged her leg, “Little Senior Sister, Master has been waiting for you for a long time.”
She cried and laughed, picking Xiao Mao up she frowned and glared, “You’re also gonna call me Little Sister?”
Xiao Mao was not afraid of her at all, and also followed her example, saying in a milky voice, “Yes, the master said, you are the last one to be taken as a disciple, so you are the little sister.”
Aiya really such a big loss of face!
She lightly pinched the other’s little face, “Let’s go, take me to see master.”
As soon as she entered the door, Xiao Mao obediently withdrew and closed the door to the room as well.
The Thief Master gave her a look, “Did you encounter any trouble?”
Dongfang Minghui was a little embarrassed, she was meant to come to receive them, but ended up leaving them all in the dark.
She nodded, “I met a group of men in black on my way back, and was seriously injured ended up lying in bed for three months.”
Although it was a short sentence, the Thief Master could feel that the other party had experienced a nine death routes and only one route to life sort of disaster because the aura on the other party had changed and was stronger than what he had seen before when he was in the White Moon Empire.
When he first came to the Snow Capital, he left many markings on the road but waited for a long time yet didn’t see the other party.
“I’m sorry to keep you waiting. But this time I came to say goodbye to you as well, I am about to go out to gain experience, this time I have seen a lot of deficiencies in myself, the only way to make me grow is some real experience so I can quickly realize some of the things you taught me.”
The Thief Master looked at her for half a second and said, “Since your mind is already made up, I will not stop you, go, if there’s nothing you have to defend yourself, you can use my collection. I hope you can use it well.”
After saying that, Dongfang Minghui’s hand suddenly held an additional set of concealed weapons, they seemed to be concealed nails it was 36 of them in total. Each of the concealed weapons styles was different and had different usage.
“T-this, is too much, I can’t take it.”
So far, she had neither worshipped nor done anything for him, how could she accept such a big gift.
The Thief Master directly stuffed it back into her arms, “This is the plum blossom nail, fashioned out of the 36 different shapes of the plum blossom blooming. Each one of these weapons contains poison, if you really want to be grateful to me, wait until you’re back from your adventure to worship me as your teacher then set some time aside, at least three hours a day to learn the art of theft with me.”
“When I come back I will worship you as a teacher, but I still can’t take this thing.”
Dongfang Minghui put the things on the table and bowed directly towards the other party, as a thank you for his kindness.
“Little sister are you leaving so soon?”
“When will you come next time, Little Sister?”
“Little sister.” Xiao Mao hugged the other party’s thigh and tilted his head, “Can you stay and train with us.”
Dongfang Minghui couldn’t help but squat down and pinch his face, “When I come back in two months, I will come and practice with you guys, okay?”
Xiao Mao looked back at his brothers and sisters then pursed his lips helplessly, “Okay, don’t forget, I won’t let you off the hook.”
Dongfang Minghui quickly left, looking back at the small courtyard before leaving, she smiled and shook her head.
What was this sour feeling of being called little sister by a group of little kids…
“Yes, Seventh sister, let’s go.”
Qian Wanyu took her hand and gently pulled something out of her arms, “What is this?”
Dongfang Minghui opened it and saw that there it was the thirty-six plum blossom nails, “Strange, didn’t I put it on the table?”
Qian Wanyu couldn’t help but laugh at her confused look, “You’re worthy being a disciple of the Thief Master.”
Dongfang Minghui thought carefully, when she walked out the things weren’t in her hands and the only person who came close to her was one person – Xiao Mao.
She actually lost to a small kid again and didn’t even realise…
Qian Wanyu saw her look like the sky was about to collapse, and couldn’t help but comfort her, “You’ll have this kind of skill in the future, anyway since this thing was given to you by the other party, you should keep it and use it well.”
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