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Chapter 445: Can’t do Alchemy
    “Magistrate Xu.” Muyan turns to her side, towards Xu Fu who’s dripping with sweat, “Giving my herbs to other people is you, Xu Fu, going back on your word. Or do you mean to say that Ghost City’s promised treatment towards a Shenshu is nothing but a lie?”
    “This… this… I…” Xu Fu is completely like a cat on a hot tin roof.
   He wants to please Shi Lanling, but he also doesn’t want to offend the newly named Shenshu-daren.
    Especially as the knowing and scornful gazes from the other people of the Ghost City come upon him, further making him feel as if he’s sitting on pins and needles.
    Shi Lanling merely bursts into a giggling laughter, “Shenshu? There hasn’t been a Shenshu in the Ghost City for three hundred years. Who knows if this sudden appearance is real or fake. If someone shows off a fake Shenshu token to commit fraud, scamming a lot of drug ingredients from the Ghost City, who would be accountable for such a crime?”
    “It’s that!” Rui Zhu goes along and says, “The Ghost City’s Shenshu, isn’t it a person of virtue and prestige, and someone who is equal to a Ghost King? But when you say that it’s a mere girl who is less than twenty years old, someone who can’t do alchemy, yet she can obtain a Shenshu token – who would believe that?!”
    As soon as these words come out, everyone looks at Muyan with their eyes tinted with suspicion.
    Indeed, Muyan is really too young.
    Her skin is fairer than snow, features as beautiful as a painting. If she doesn’t have a small child beside her, she would appear like an absolutely beautiful but frail little girl.
    How could she possibly have a Shenshu token?
    A sliver of a smile finally appears on Shi Lanling’s face. She unhurriedly gets up from her seat, and slowly makes her way before Muyan.
   Her voice is gentle, but it has a hint of standoffish disdain, “Miss Jun, you have to know that a lot of these precious herbs can only be utilized in alchemy. You can’t do alchemy at all, so it would only be a needless waste of resources if you take these ingredients with you. Why bother?”
    “Or maybe…” She suddenly pauses, sending a sidelong glance towards Di Ming Jue, “maybe it’s because of that time in front of Di Jun, I said that you can’t concoct Pills, so you felt unwillingness in your heart and wanted to attempt alchemy?”
    Looking at the expressionless face of the girl in front of her, Shi Lanling thinks that this is really the other’s goal. She feels incredibly pleased in her heart.
    Then she can’t help but let out a giggling laugh, “Did I really get it right? Miss Jun, I know that your talent in refining medicine is pretty good. However, even though draughts and Elixirs are both medicines, their differences are heaven and earth apart. The value of a draught is far lacking, that it couldn’t be placed on par with an Elixir.”
    “Is it possible that you think, since you can refine draughts – then you can take some drug ingredients, casually experiment, and be able to learn how to do alchemy? You’re rather too naive.”
    Rui Zhu quickly walks over to Shi Lanling’s side, supporting the latter. With arrogance and disdain on her face, “Miss Jun, you should know that in the entire Yanwu Continent, there are no more than five people who can do alchemy. Moreover, such a resoundingly famous one like our Miss is totally like a phoenix feather and unicorn horn*, that only Heavenly Road Sect’s Great Master Jian Feng can be mentioned in the same breath as her. You want to just learn to do alchemy and concoct Pills, haha, are you cracking a joke?”
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    Everyone around also smiles, shaking their heads.
    That’s right!
    How could alchemy be such an easy thing?
    In the Ghost City, there are actually a lot of doctors, and a lot of people who can refine draughts.
    But aside from Shi Lanling, there’s no one who can do alchemy.
    This is the reason why Shi Lanling’s status in the Ghost City could be so high.
    Throughout the Yanwu Continent, methods and prescriptions of alchemy are spread everywhere.
    But every attempt in alchemy almost always results in furnace explosion and failure.
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EMHS – ch444

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Chapter 444: I trust that you have been well since we last met
    “Wait!” Shi Lanling suddenly opens her mouth to speak, “I would in fact like to see just where had this so-called Shenshu come from. Let those people in.”
    Xu Fu’s face goes stiff, yet he has no choice but to bow and comply.
    Not a moment later, Muyan’s group comes in.
    Shi Lanling’s line of sight falls on Di Ming Jue. First, her eyeballs fix in place, then they are filled with heavy obsession.
    If Di Ming Jue converges his body’s energy while he’s in the Ghost City, it would make people overlook him when they first see him.
    Yet Shi Lanling still immediately catches sight of this strong, handsome man, who deeply fascinates her.
    So much so that she couldn’t control herself from wanting to throw herself into his arms, and tell him about her longing for him.
    Shi Lanling, since childhood to now, she’s never loved a man before, never loved to such an extent before.
    But at this time, her gaze shifts.
    Next to that man, what enters Shi Lanling’s eyes is a girl’s lucid and enchanting features, beautiful when it’s happy or even when it’s mad.
    “It’s!! You!!” Shi Lanling growls through gritted teeth.
    Jun Muyan, this slut, this slut! She actually still dares to appear in front of Shi Lanling!
    Shi Lanling’s hand couldn’t help but stroke her face, she couldn’t control her chest from heaving up and down.
    Jun Muyan, it was this slut who poisoned her with the White Jade Purple Frost, making her fall to this extent.
    All this time, she’s been trying various kinds of means, attempting to solve the poison on her.
    But there’s no way.
    Her cultivation was regressing little by little, and if it went on, she might not even be able to stay in Heaven Stage.
    In her desperation, Shi Lanling had no other choice but to use another toxic Elixir, fighting poison with poison, and suppress the toxicity of the White Jade Purple Frost.
    Who would have imagined that after a night, the toxins of the White Jade Purple Frost would actually come up to the surface of her skin.
    It made her face break out in thickly dotted white spots.
    Shi Lanling saw her fiend-like self in the mirror, and in her anger, she smashed everything in the room.
    Frightened and resentful, Shi Lanling poured through numerous prescriptions, only to find that the Pill that could remove the white spots requires a relatively large amount of rare herbs, and that’s why she has come to the Ghost City.
    She never expected that she would actually come across this slut Jun Muyan here.
    And yet, while her beauty has been spoiled, Jun Muyan has become even more beautiful than before, more majestic.
    How could she not hate this?
   She truly wishes that she could chop up Jun Muyan into ten thousand pieces.
    ……
    “Shenshu-daren.” Xu Fu wipes the cold sweat off his forehead, and he respectfully says, “Haven’t I already sent someone to give you a letter? The Ghost City still hasn’t gathered together the herbs that you need, why don’t you wait for a few more days?”
    Muyan quirks her brows as she looks at Shi Lanling, “I didn’t expect that it would be an old acquaintance. Shi-xianzi, I trust that you have been well since we last met!”
    Shi Lanling rigidly bites her teeth, almost unable to control her face from twisting.
    But Muyan doesn’t waste time on Shi Lanling, turning to look at Xu Fu instead, “Magistrate Xu, earlier, you’ve clearly informed me that the Ghost City has eighty percent of the herbs that I need. Why are you contradicting yourself now?”
    Xu Fu wipes his sweat. With a forced smile: “That… that… that had just been my mistake, those herbs, the Ghost City has in fact ran out of stock already…”
    “Our family’s Miss wants these herbs.” Rui Zhu snorts, scornfully looking at Muyan, “What’s more, several days later, our Miss will take all the relevant ingredients. Miss Jun, if you like, go somewhere else to buy them!”
    Seeing Muyan’s slowly sinking face, Shi Lanling’s twisted expression finally eases up a little.

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Chapter 443: Xu Fu’s Choice
    They hear Rui Zhu proudly saying: “This is the third grade [Spirit and Foundation Strengthening Pill] that our Miss had just successfully refined. It has the miraculous effect of stabilizing and advancing one’s cultivation. This is rewarded to you.”
    “Many thanks to Shi-xianzi, many thanks to Shi-xianzi!” Xu Fu is overjoyed as he goes to receive it.
    At the same time, he gets envious gazes from the others.
    In his mind, he’s truly rejoicing.
    He had just been busy preparing herbs for Jun Muyan, when Shi Lanling unexpectedly arrived and also ordered a lot of rare herbs.
    Indeed, Xu Fu knows this Shi-xianzi.
    Her abilities in alchemy is as well-known as Heavenly Road Sect’s Master Jian Feng. If he curries favor with her, he could receive Elixirs.
    Right now, he has been stuck in a bottleneck for a long time, but maybe he could have a breakthrough.
    Of course, what Xu Fu really wants is the [Philter of Barrier Breaking] that is widely famous within the Ghost City.
    There are now two types of that draught.
    One is meant for Heaven Stage or lower. Auctioned in the Ghost City, it reached the sky-high price of ten million gold coins.
    But for outsiders, almost none of them know that there is still another kind in the Ghost City – the Precelestial Philter of Barrier Breaking.
    It is for those in the Heaven Stage or higher, even for people with Precelestial Cultivation.
    It goes without saying that there’s a very small supply of this draught.
    To date, there are only two bottles of it in the entire Ghost City.
    One of those bottles has been used by a lucky Magistrate from Wangjiang, in exchange for his contribution. On the spot, he actually made a breakthrough from peak Heaven Stage to Precelestial.
    Really, such a result just makes all of the Ghost City go insane.
    Xu Fu has been stuck at the initial level of Precelestial for a very long time. If he couldn’t make a breakthrough, then his position as a Magistrate will become unstable.
    Even in his dreams, he wants to obtain one Precelestial Philter of Barrier Breaking.
    However, after everyone knows of the miraculous effects of this draught, when would it be his turn to get one?
    That’s why today, as soon as Xu Fu learned about Shi Lanling coming over-
    He decisively chose to offend that new Shenshu, running over to curry favor with Shi-xianzi.
    Even without the Precelestial Philter of Barrier Breaking, he can obtain a Pill refined by Shi-xianzi, and also have a very big chance of advancing to the intermediate level of Precelestial.
    Currently, it seems that he has really made the correct bet.
    Everyone’s admiring and envious looks make Xu Fu more and more elated.
     Just then, there’s a sudden ‘bang’ from the doorway.
    “Xu Fu, was it? Have him come out. Say, what is the reason why won’t you provide the drug ingredients promised to my family’s Miss?”
    “Heh, don’t tell me that the Ghost City is filled with shameless people who go back on their word? To our surprise, you could still renege on the things that you have promised?”
    A change immediately comes over Xu Fu’s expression.
    Everyone’s line of sight falls on his face.
    Shi Lanling slightly frowns as well.
    Rui Zhu directly asks: “Magistrate Xu, what is this all about? Is Ghost City supervision now so relaxed, that it would let people come and casually disturb the room of my family’s Miss?”
    Xu Fu wipes the cold sweat on his forehead, and he stammers for a long time.
    In the end, he finally couldn’t stop himself, saying: “Reporting back to Shi-xianzi. The matter is in fact like this – actually, the drug ingredients that you want has originally been intended for our Ghost City’s newly named Shenshu-daren.”
    “Shenshu?” Shi Lanling is astonished, “I remember that the Ghost City hasn’t produced one for the past three hundred years, right?”
    Rui Zhu rudely says: “What Shenshu? It shouldn’t be a fraud who’s conning you by using the name of a Shenshu, right?”
    “What’s more, so what if it’s really a Shenshu? Could it be that he’s still more respected than my family’s Miss? Don’t tell me that he also has the nerve to fight over my Lady’s things?”
    Xu Fu quickly laughs and says: “Of course, that person couldn’t compare with Shi-xianzi. I will ask them to leave at once. Please don’t take offense, Shi-xianzi.”

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Chapter 442: Going back on a deal
    This time, they have come to the Ghost City in order to purchase herbs, and not the arena.
    If they place the fat rabbit into the Beast Fighting Colosseum, then she’s afraid that Wangjiang’s Ghost City will follow the footsteps of the one in Xia’an, and be reduced into a sorry state by this menace.
    After Xu Fu left, Muyan stays in this private room for two hours.
    But Xu Fu still hasn’t returned, and the drug ingredients also hasn’t been delivered to them.
    Muyan’s patience is somewhat used up.
    Even if it needs time to prepare those ingredients, it’s impossible for there to be without any news in two hours.
    Ru Yan knows the mind of her Master, so she immediately goes out to inquire for news.
    As she comes back, her complexion is exceptionally unsightly, “Miss, that Magistrate Xu wants to go back on the deal, he doesn’t want to sell the drug ingredients to us.”
    Muyan knits her brows.
    Before she could speak however, Han Ye incredulously says: “Not willing to sell the herbs to Miss Jun, has the Ghost City eaten the courage from a leopard’s guts? I think they don’t want to stay in the Ghost City!”
    What kind of joke is this?
    They actually dare to offend the Mistress of Ghost City.
    Each and every one of them – are they tired of living?
    Han Ye looks at Di Ming Jue’s face. Although there’s no change in his expression, layers of chilling light has already appeared in his eyes.
    In his mind, Han Ye observes a moment of silence in tribute for that guy [Ghost Emperor Gu Yue].
    For not managing his subordinates properly, that guy is set to die a very terrible death.
    Muyan slightly narrows her eyes and says: “Why did they suddenly not want to sell the ingredients?”
    “They said that a noble guest has arrived, and is asking for a lot of rare herbs. There are quite a few ones that coincide with the herbs that you want, Miss. Magistrate Xu said that they must prioritize that noble guest first, and Miss, you can only feel wronged and wait for several days.”
    Ru Yan is also extremely unhappy. Ghost City had always been known as impartial, and true to their word.
    They have clearly made a promise, but they wouldn’t honor it. Wouldn’t this damage the Ghost City’s reputation?
    What’s more, Muyan holds the Shenshu token in her hand, her privilege is equal to that of a Ghost King.
    It is reasonable to say, that no matter which guest arrives, Muyan should have first-pick on everything.
    Han Ye pats the table and says: “Hehe, Miss Jun, we’ll now go out and see just who exactly is this noble guest, that they would actually dare to fight over your things!”
    ……
    At this moment, another private room in the Ghost City is filled with Magistrates and Ghost Envoys.
    In the middle of these people, there’s a seated woman wearing a pink dress, her face is covered by a mask.
    All the people around this woman look like they’re flattering her, fawning with the way they speak.
    This includes Xu Fu, who had just been fawning over Muyan just a while ago.
    “Shi-xianzi, I didn’t expect that you would actually honor my Wangjiang’s Ghost City with your presence. It is really the good fortune of our Ghost City, the good fortune of Wangjiang!”
    The woman in the center, surrounded and revered, is precisely Shi Lanling.
    Normally, she would be pleased with this fawning treatment, like all the stars cup themselves around the moon. It would naturally fill her vanity to bursting, carefree beyond words.
    Today however, the gloominess and worry on her face hasn’t dissipated.
    Even Rui Zhu, who is serving by her side, is also trembling with fear, like she’s extremely nervous about provoking the other’s anger.
    Unconsciously, her eyes steal a glance at Shi Lanling’s face.
    “Shi-xianzi, the herbs that you want are already prepared and ready. Only the Jade Muscle Flower and the Cold Snow Fruit need two days. But Shi-xianzi, you should rest assured that the people below would absolutely not dare to be negligent, knowing that these things are being prepared for you, ensuring that these things would be delivered to you as soon as possible.” Xu Fu stoops his fat body, an expression of fawning on his face as flattery comes out of his mouth.
    Shi Lanling’s expression eases up a little, and she glances towards Rui Zhu.
    Rui Zhu immediately understands, and she takes out a porcelain bottle, handing it over to Xu Fu.
    Xu Fu’s eyes suddenly brighten up.

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Chapter 441: Want to eat, really want to eat
    The Ghost Envoy very quickly leads them to a private room.
    Soon, a small old fellow with a 八- shaped mustache walks inside with quick steps.
    “This one is Xu Fu, a Magistrate of Wangjiang’s Ghost City.”
    The short old man looks chubby, his smile is similar to a Buddha, but a strange light occasionally spills out of his narrow eyes.
    Nevertheless, it lets people know that not only does this man have an extremely profound cultivation, he also has an incomparably shrewd and deep thinking.
    “May I ask the Shenshu-daren’s intention for honoring my Wangjiang’s Ghost City with her presence?”
    Muyan doesn’t beat about the bush with him either.
    Feng Haitang directly hands Xu Fu the list of drug ingredients that Muyan has prepared, “Miss needs these rare herbs, how long would it take to have them prepared and ready?”
    Xu Fu respectfully takes the list of ingredients and sweeps a glance through it. His pupils slightly contract.
    But he quickly puts on a smiling expression, “Reporting to Shenshu-daren, eighty percent of the ingredients on this list is readily available, but these Green Dragon Ginseng, Jade Muscle Flower, and Cold Snow Fruit… there’s only a few on stock, and it might need two days to prepare.”
    “No matter, I’ll take how many you have first.” Muyan says indifferently, “I will stay in Wangjiang City for several days. After three days, I’ll have people come come and pick up the rest. As for the price, we’ll follow the rate of half of its market value in the Ghost City.”
    Hearing that, Xu Fu’s plump face immediately shows a happy smile.
    It must be known that a Shenshu’s authority is on an equal level with a Ghost King. For most of the things in the Ghost City, the Ghost King can directly take them all away without needing to pay for them.
    However, the amount of herbs that Muyan is asking for is really quite a lot. If they’re all given for free, the loss for Wangjiang’s Ghost City wouldn’t be small.
    But now that the Shenshu is willing to purchase these ingredients for half the price, it’s really a pleasant surprise.
    Xu Fu’s smile shows his teeth, but it doesn’t reach his eyes. Incredibly solicitously, “It will still need some time to prepare the herbs. Would Shenshu-daren have any interest in going to the Beast Fighting Colosseum and take a seat there? Several of the Strange Beasts today are very fierce and tough, the battle would surely be to your satisfaction, daren.”
    As soon as Xu Fu finishes speaking,
    The fat rabbit, which had just been nestling on Xiao Bao’s hug, suddenly gets up.
    It’s long ears flop about, and a hungry and insatiable ominous glint comes out from it’s mung bean eyes.
    It looks straight at Xu Fu, itching to pounce out and have him take it to the Beast Fighting Colosseum.
    It’s clearly just a fluffy fat rabbit.
    But the look on these mung bean makes Xu Fu jumps in fright, and he can’t help but take a step back.
    Right as he’s wondering exactly what this rabbit is, a very small hand smacks the rabbit on the head.
    An ice-cold childlike voice speaks, “Don’t cause trouble!”
   The fat rabbit hears its Little Master’s warning, and it promptly withers down.
    It obediently rests back once more, but from time to time, it still couldn’t help but stick out its tongue and lick.
    All the Strange Beasts here… want to eat them, really want to eat them!
    Standing behind Xiao Bao, Ru Yan chokes and is rendered speechless.
    Back then, a huge number of violent Strange Beasts also disappeared from Xia’an’s Ghost City.
    At that time, a lot of the Ghost Envoys and Magistrates even believed that it was the work of a ghost!
    So many of the Strange Beasts have inexplicably disappeared, even their bones.
    But now that she has followed by the Miss’ side for such a long time, if she still doesn’t know the truth, then she’s an idiot.
    Most likely, that group of Strange Beasts that disappeared back then, they went into this rabbit’s belly.
    More importantly, it’s clearly just a little thing, just how did it swallow down those huge beasts?
    Where does its food go?
    Or should she say that it’s really worthy of being the spiritual pet that the Miss and the Little Master are raising?
    It really stands out from the others.
    Muyan sends the fat rabbit a warning glance, then she smiles and says: “No need, we’ll just wait here.”

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Chapter 440: Shenshu-daren
    Muyan says: “You have to wait until I see your big brother so I can determine the specific condition. Anyway, I have a rough idea what the cause of his illness is. Before we go back, we have to make a trip to Jing Cheng’s Ghost City. If I’m going to refine the Elixir to treat your older brother, I still need to collect a few precious herbs.”
    As for Chi Yan’s Ghost City in Xia’an, oh… it has already been looted by her, more or less.
    She probably wouldn’t find any rare herbs from there.
    “Master, you’re so great! You can actually do alchemy! What Gong Qianxue, what Jian Feng – there’s simply no way that they can compare to Master!”
    Xiao Bao perks up, there’s adoration across his whole face: “Niangqin is the best!”
    Ineffably, Muyan is a bit unconfident.
    She promised to refine Elixirs for the Ink Camp, the Tianji Unit, and Lou Beiyu.
    But since the reconstruction of her spiritual veins, she still hasn’t attempted to do alchemy.
    Muyan faces the trustful and adoring gazes of her son and disciple, and she’s somewhat worried.
    If she happens to fail as before…
    Her dignity as a mother and a Master would certainly be lost.
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    Jing Cheng Country, Wangjiang Ghost City.
    “These guests, if you want to enter the Ghost City, please pay two hundred gold coins first.”
    Muyan and her party are stopped by a Ghost Envoy at the entrance of the Ghost City.
    Hearing the words from Wangjiang’s Ghost Envoy, Ru Yan can only click her tongue, “The entrance fee for the Ghost City here is actually twice as expensive as the one in Xia’an.”
    The Ghost Envoy barring their way sees that the men in their party are unusually handsome, and the women are uniquely beautiful.
    How could he dare be negligent? From the beginning, a cordial smiling expression hangs on his face.
    Nevertheless, hearing what Ru Yan said, he can’t help but raise his chin and speak with quite some pride: “How could Xia’an’s Ghost City compare with our Wangjiang’s Ghost City? Whether it’s beasts or rare herbs, we have more than double of them here compared to Xia’an.”
    “Ladies and gentlemen, any treasures you want, any entertainment you enjoy, there’s nothing that you can’t get in our Wangjiang’s Ghost City.”
    Muyan smiles a bit, but she doesn’t put out some gold coins. Instead she directly takes out a token and presents it before that Ghost Envoy.
    The Ghost Envoy stares blankly at first, then he looks down at the token.
    As soon as he sees the word “Shenshu” written on it, his eyes immediately go wide.
    “You… you are the Ghost Lord’s newly conferred Shenshu-daren?!”
    The three major Ghost Cities have all received an order the His Highness, the Ghost Lord, saying that a new Shenshu is born.
    No matter which Ghost City the Shenshu appears at, she must be received well.
    If they dare to slight the Shenshu-daren and anger her, they should just forget about staying in the Ghost City.
    “Shenshu-daren, ple-please come inside!” that Ghost Envoy’s nervous voice comes out in a stutter, “This humble one will immediately ask a Magistrate to come and receive you.”
    They watch the Ghost Envoy’s appearance of respectfully leading the way forward.
    Muyan couldn’t help but raise her head to send Di Ming Jue a glance. With a smile that isn’t a smile, “Say, the Ghost Lord and I are total strangers, why would he give me such a precious Shenshu token?”
    Di Ming Jue’s expression doesn’t change, looking indifferent: “How could Ben Jun know? Maybe he thinks that you will become his future Mistress, so he’s currying favor with you in advance.”
    Muyan: “……” what the hell is this future Mistress all about?
    Before she could ask again however, Di Ming Jue is already picking Xiao Bao up with one hand, and gathers her with the other hand. They walk forwards.
    Xiao Bao’s large eyes keep looking around, filled with the curiosity and excitement that a four-year-old child should have.
    Yet there’s none of the tension from when he previously entered the Ghost City with Muyan.
    Perhaps in his heart, there is no danger to his mother when this lecher is around.
    Therefore, he can let his own nature out without any reservations.

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Chapter 439: I’m not dead! I’m not dead!
    Lou Beiyu swings his arms, and there’s a look of shock across his whole face.
    Really… totally fine! Crushed bones, ruptured muscles and veins, even the gods might not be able to cure them!
    Could it be that he’s dead already?
    He’s in the form of a ghost, so he couldn’t feel any pain?
    While Lou Beiyu is preoccupied, the door is pushed open, and a very small figure walks in with his hands clasped behind him.
    Lou Beiyu sees the other’s unharmed appearance, huge eyes sparkling a little.
    “Little Senior!!” Lou Beiyu cries out in alarm, then he shows an incredulous and startled pain, “Little Senior, did you die as well? That Jin Wang killed you, didn’t he? Aaargh, that damned scoundrel, even if I’ve become a ghost, I’ll never let him get away with this!”
    Just as he shouts that, he meets Xiao Bao’s eyes that seem to be looking at him like he’s an idiot.
    Even though Lou Beiyu has long been accustomed to Little Senior looking down on him,
    He still feels that the disdain this time is particularly strong and harsh.
    Xiao Bao expressionlessly walks over to him, and with a crisp voice: “You’re not dead!”
    “Not dead?” Lou Beiyu stares blankly, “That’s not right! If I’m not dead, how can I be in such a good condition? Little Senior, you shouldn’t lie to me, I’m definitely dead, and I’ve turned into a ghost. That’s why I don’t feel even the slightest bit of pain from my crushed bones.”
    “Idiot!” Xiao Bao finally couldn’t stop himself from rolling his eyes.
    Just then, another figure also walks in from outside the door.
    Lou Beiyu sees the beautiful young woman coming in, and the rims of his eyes immediately redden, “Aaargh, Jin Wang, that scum still went so far as to kill you as well, Master! I must drag him down to the eighteenth layer of hell!”
    Smack–!
    A slap hits him on the head.
   Then a voice, like it’s smiling but not, enters his ears, “I see, I shouldn’t have treated your injuries first – instead, I should have treated your brain before that. Otherwise, if it becomes known later on that my, Jun Muyan’s apprentice is deathly stupid, what face could I still have?”
    Lou Beiyu has been slapped stupid.
    He raises his head to look at Muyan, and then at Xiao Bao.
    The words that Muyan had just said slowly echoes in his ears.
    –I shouldn’t have treated your injuries first.
    Lou Beiyu suddenly opens his eyes wide, “M-M-M-Master?! You cured me? You mean I’m still alive right, and not a ghost?! I’m not in a dream at the moment, right?”
    Muyan slowly reaches out with her long, delicate, snow white fingers.
    She pinches Lou Beiyu’s cheek, and ruthlessly pulls to the side.
    “Ow, ow, ow, ouch… hurts, it hurts…. Mashter ith hurtsh… Mashter let go…”
    Muyan unhurriedly loosens her hand, and with a smile that isn’t a smile: “Now, do you still think that you are dreaming?”
    Lou Beiyu cups the bright red side of his cheeks, then he tearfully shakes his head, “I’m not dead! I’m not dead! Master has cured me!”
    Soon after, finally he realizes something.
    “B-but Master, all the bones in my arms have been crushed, even my muscles and veins have also ruptured. How, how did you cure me?”
    “Also, why do I feel that my strength has improved? Currently, it already doesn’t seem like it’s in initial Earth Stage.”
    “That’s right, what about Bai Yichen? Hi injuries were worse than mine. Master, did you also save his life?”
    “Master, you’re really too awesome. Other people say that you can wrangle a life out of the underworld’s grasp, I still didn’t believe it then. But now, this disciple truly believes it firmly, and is without any doubt.”
    After making confirming that he’s still alive, Lou Beiyu’s words come babbling out.
    Muyan’s mouth spasms. She thinks that it would be better if this noisy guy is kept in the [Realm of Stars] forever.
    “That’s right, Master, my big brother’s illness…”