Realms In The Firmament - Chapter 53
Chapter 53 - I Can Cure It. Beg me!
’’By the way, I wonder if Lady Chu-Chu knows that there is a restriction regarding the usage of the Renascence Jade Lotus? That is, the Renascence Jade Lotus is only effective on a virgin body...’’
Ye Xiao's lips curled into a mischievous smile and he said, ’’What a shame. For a woman to cultivate to the extent that she is able to use the Renascence Jade Lotus... the most conservative estimate for someone to reach that level is three thousand years... And if she is still a virgin by then... I don't know if she is lucky or miserable... Haha, haha...’’
Wen-Ren Chu-Chu could tolerate no more. She jumped up and grabbed Ye Xiao's clothes and actually lifted his whole body up to drag him close to her face. She gnashed her teeth and threatened with a low voice, ’’You dare to laugh! Laugh one more time and I'll show you the consequences!’’
Killing intent had filled her eyes as she was embarrassed to the point of rage.
Ye Xiao's whole body was completely powerless as he leaned against her hands. He had difficulty breathing but was still laughing loudly. ’’Hahahahahaha.... Of course I dare to laugh. Why wouldn't I dare? Lady Chu-Chu, your wrath right now is truly terrifying. Only, do you really dare to kill me?’’
Wen-Ren Chu-Chu glared at him in hatred as different emotions flickered in her eyes. In an instant, her beautiful big eyes was filled with multiple complicated emotions.
As she breathed heavily, her breasts rose and fell violently, like the rough waves of the ocean. This captivating scene was enough to move anyone's heart.
Ye Xiao who had been lifted in front of her chest glanced downwards as he said blandly, ’’It seems Lady Chu-chu should be a gorgeous beauty... Those breasts, they are so fair...’’
’’Ahh!’’ With a cry of shock, Wen-Ren Chu-Chu's hands moved violently as she flung Ye Xiao far away from her. She then scrambled to tidy up her clothes.
Ye Xiao's whole body was instantly tossed over 20 meters away and landed heavily on the floor. He had just recovered from the serious injury and his cultivation had been blocked. And now, his body was subjected to such a serious fall. His bones cracked as he nearly fainted from the pain. However, he still laughed recklessly, ’’To be able to see such a youthful sight! Even if I had died from the fall, it would still be worth it. Hahahahaha...’’
Wen-Ren Chu-Chu's neck had turned red from embarrassment. She glared at Ye Xiao, now completely enraged. It wouldn't be a surprise if she decided to tear him apart and devour him.
However, she remained motionless for a long while. Afterwards, she smiled and twirled her long bangs as she spoke demurely, ’’Brother Feng... You're really such a disgusting person. Just now, my hand almost slipped and killed you...’’
If she had been angry, furious, or even if she had rushed over and beaten him to death, he wouldn't feel surprised, much less feel scared. However, when she smiled shyly like this, Ye Xiao felt his hair standing on end. Despite the warmth of the room, he shuddered.
’’This girl actually calmed down in such a short time under such a situation. She is absolutely not an ordinary person!’’
Just what kind of place was this Land of Han-Yang? Why were there extraordinary girls popping up everywhere? First there was that Xiu Er who was fearfully shrewd. Now there was this Wen-Ren Chu-Chu who was calm and intelligent, her wits frighteningly sharp. Even though the Xiao Monarch possessed a vast sea of knowledge, he had neither heard of nor seen such amazing women!
’’Is that so?’’ Ye Xiao patted the dust off his clothes and stood up quietly. He was limping as though he had been worn ragged but was still filled with a sense of ease. He smiled peacefully and said, ’’It is a pity that you dare not kill me.’’
Wen-Ren Chu-Chu looked at him with a complicated expression and said, ’’Who are you? Who the hell are you?’’
’’I am a dan-maker. A dan-maker is supposed to know more than you do, especially in the field of medicine.’’ Ye Xiao answered apathetically, ’’And this field, is coincidentally where your request falls into. So you really don't dare to kill me.’’
Wen-Ren Chu-Chu had been convinced that her poise and demeanor were at least among the pinnacle of the Land of Han-Yang. However, she had already acted inelegantly several times because of the anger caused by Ye Xiao's actions.
And she couldn't do anything about it.
What did it feel like to be unable to take action against a helpless restrained prisoner?
It would be hard to describe. But it must be a feeling which combined extreme disgust and depression!
’’What do you mean?’’ Wen-Ren Chu-Chu exhaled deeply and smiled gently again.
’’First of all, remove my restraints. I feel really uncomfortable when my body is restrained.’’ Ye Xiao spoke blandly, ’’I need to operate my martial arts to recover as soon as possible.’’
He didn't wait for Wen-Ren Chu-Chu to speak and continued to say, ’’Oh right. I think there is a high probability that I can help the person you are trying to save defuse the ten years crisis with or without the Regeneration Ink Lotus...’’
Wen-Ren Chu-Chu's eyes lit up and she bit her lips, ’’Is that for real? Ten years... What about ten years later?’’
’’Heh heh. That will depend on my mood.’’ Ye Xiao shrugged his shoulders and said, ’’I believe you are also aware that the Regeneration Ink Lotus you're holding is already turning grey. That is to say, this lotus is about to become a Regeneration Jade Lotus...’’
’’However, although this evolution is rather fast, it still requires at least one to two hundred years. And you only have ten years before you need it. If this lotus doesn't turn into a Regeneration Jade Lotus in ten years time... The person you are taking care of now will only have a single path - death.’’
’’In other words, even if I were to help you get through the ten years crisis without the Regeneration Ink Lotus, you will still face the same situation in ten years time because you have no means to turn this Regeneration Ink Lotus into a Regeneration Jade Lotus in ten years.’’
Ye Xiao extended a finger and said, ’’I have to say that you are most fortunate, because I can solve the problem!’’
’’You can? You can make the lotus complete its evolution earlier?’’ Wen-Ren Chu-Chu raised her head instantly and stared at Ye Xiao with shining eyes.
’’But if I continue to be restrained like this, how can I be in high spirits? Even if I know the method, I might not be able to recall it right now.’’
Ye Xiao humphed and lifted his head proudly, an expression saying 'I am absolutely blackmailing you' appeared on his face.
’’I can cure it, but since you treat me this way, I won't. Beg me!’’
Wen-Ren Chu-Chu could hardly control her hatred, to the extent that the roots of her teeth were itching.
Ye Xiao smiled infuriatingly as he raised his cup, ’’This tea is really not bad. You should drink more, Lady Chu-Chu.’’
Wen-Ren Chu-Chu bit her lower lip as she stared at him. Suddenly, she smiled sweetly and said softly, ’’Brother Feng, no matter what, it was I who saved your life this time. And I have been nursing you with water and medicine for the past few days. Will you deny this favor from me, Brother Feng?’’
Ye Xiao didn't buy it at all and said, ’’I do not agree with what you just said, Lady Chu-Chu. Why is it that I hear an intent of 'forcing me to repay your favor' in your voice? Besides, what do you mean by telling me that you saved my life? That guy never had any intention of killing me. If he did, with his spectacular strength, I wouldn't be able to resist at all. I would have already died eight hundred times.’’
’’And there's more.’’ Ye Xiao took a breath, ’’If someone else had found me, that person may have treated me as an honored guest. Not everybody treats the dan-maker capable of refining supreme dans so contemptuously. You've only fed me water and medicine. What kind of service is this anyway? That would be the very least other people would do. Even if they don't treat me like a forefather, they would never block my Jing and Mai and keep me as a prisoner in such an uncourteous way.’’
’’Treat you like a forefather?’’ Wen-Ren Chu-Chu looked at his face, which could barely be considered righteous but still ordinary, and felt a strong urge to spit on it.
’’I saved you but you don't feel grateful. That's still fine. Now you actually want to be treated like a forefather. What kind of person are you? Do you even have a sense of shame?’’
The sweet smile on Wen-Ren Chu-Chu's face was becoming increasingly strained. She said, ’’Brother Feng, could you please tell me your solution first? If it really works, I swear, I will free you at once and apologize to you in earnest. And I will never restrict your freedom again.’’
’’You sure?’’ Ye Xiao looked at her, his eyes narrowed.
’’I promise!’’ Wen-Ren Chu-Chu spoke seriously.
’’But I don't trust you.’’ Ye Xiao coughed and said leisurely.
’’YOU!’’ Wen-Ren Chu-Chu's almond-shaped eyes opened widely.
’’Only women and small-minded men are hard to get along with. I am not sure if you are small-minded, but I am pretty sure you are a woman!’’ Ye Xiao was completely at ease as he continued, ’’And you don't even meet me with your true face. Tell me, even if you break your promise, what can I do about it?’’
’’There is a chance that once you get the prescription from me, you'll just kill me and bury me instantly. And then, you'll start to make a fortune with my prescription...’’ Ye Xiao waved his head, ’’The hearts of people in the martial world are dark and sinister. I have to guard myself. No matter what, I must guarantee myself a path of retreat.’’
Wen-Ren Chu-Chu's chest started to rise and fall again because of anger. She looked at Ye Xiao with her wide-opened eyes that were filled with fury, no longer able to maintain her elegant demeanor and sweet smile. She shouted angrily, ’’How can I be compared to an ordinary woman! I am Lan-Feng Kingdom's...’’
She suddenly stopped at the middle of her speech, knowing that she would expose herself if she completed her sentence. Her fury was even greater than before as she said viciously, ’’How do I gain your trust?’’
’’Never mind. A dignified man like me cannot be bothered to concern myself with the fussy behavior of a little girl. I'll accept that you served me to a certain extent so I will tell you my prescription in return.’’ Ye Xiao became generous. ’’Only I am able to proceed with my prescription anyway. You can't learn it even after you know what it is.’’
’’You... You...’’ Wen-Ren Chu-Chu was extremely speechless.
As she looked at this Feng Zhi-Ling in front of her, she could only feel a sullen rage stuck in her throat that she could neither swallow nor spit out. She wished to stuff a dirty pair of socks that had been worn continuously for hundreds of years without being washed in his loathsome mouth.
’’Since you didn't worry about telling me, what was the point of saying those words? To piss me off intentionally? Besides, what do you mean I did serve you to a certain extent? Could you even be any more cheeky?! You behave like that and you dare to call yourself a man? Contemptible, impudent, indelicate and paltry - those are words that fit you!’’
’’According to my estimations...’’ Ye Xiao looked at Wen-Ren Chu-Chu's expression and said, ’’The person you are trying to save must have encountered this crisis because of a special martial arts that she has been cultivating... That martial arts has been passed from generation to generation for a long time, and is fundamentally defective... The Regeneration Ink Lotus, the Regeneration Jade Lotus and the Renascence Jade Lotus happen to be the materials that can fix the defects...’’
’’Although this martial arts is defective, it is extremely powerful and easy to upgrade. Even a beginner can have the potential to dominate a certain realm...’’ Ye Xiao looked at Wen-Ren Chu-Chu whose face was turning darker and darker. He spoke slowly, ’’It seems you do know that I am not talking about the Land of Han-Yang...’’