Book 8 Chapter 15: Dust to Dust

Ruan Zhan silently dispelled the barrier and witnessed the greenish red aura above He Fu Gui vanish. He knew the so-called gambling god was no more. The pair of earrings vibrated in his palm, making him feel a wave of nausea. He hurriedly placed them into the black wooden box in his backpack. He Fu […]

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Book 8 Chapter 14: Surefire Bet

Ruan Zhan gave a look, warning the bill not to act up. His indifferent and arrogant look also seemed provocative to He Fu Gui. “I’m glad you came looking for me. So, if you lose everything, I’ll leave you money for your return trip. Treat it as a gesture of friendship. I won’t be too […]

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Book 8 Chapter 13: Hundred Dollar Bill

It wasn’t hard to find He Fu Gui. He was in Jingshi town, as Ruan Zhan had guessed. Although he had been roaming around the country, after fixing the excavation contract, his masters would probably have him remain in his hometown for a while and help them with their secret task. Others might see him […]

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Book 8 Chapter 12: Recuperation

Ruan Zhan was seriously injured. Wan Li took him to the hospital on the spot, saying his injuries were caused by falling a great distance. He had broken three ribs and there was some internal bleeding. Although he didn’t need surgery, he would have to stay in the hospital. Theoretically, the two yakshas weren’t a […]

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Book 8 Chapter 11: A Price to Pay

Xiao Xia didn’t have time to explain things to Wan Li. She grabbed his hand and turned to run. With a flash, Three-inch golden lotus teleported to the other side of the street. Along with ordinary shoes, they trapped Xiao Xia and Wan Li between them. This was a commercial street and there were no […]

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Book 8 Chapter 10: Return

Xiao Xia finally returned two days later, though she first stopped by her rented apartment. She had been staying at Ruan Zhan’s place previously, but her apartment’s lease was renewed annually so the place was still hers. It had just been uninhabited for a long time, and the room was permeated with the smell of […]

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Book 8 Chapter 9: Doubts

It was evening by the time she reached the dried well. Xiao Xia poked her head into the mouth and was met with an aura of profound stillness. It didn’t have the expected chill, nor the smell of dampness, mold, withered leaves or dust. It gave off the same feeling as Ah Bai: gentle, quiet, […]

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Book 8 Chapter 8: Yakshas

“Who are you?” Xiao Xia asked. The female ghost didn’t answer, merely glaring at her. Her face that leaked blood from all seven orifices looked very horrifying. “Speak, or do you want me to burn you with fire talismans?” Xiao Xia made a threatening gesture. “You are an accomplice!” “I’m not an accomplice! I’ve only […]

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Book 8 Chapter 7: Unavoidable Matter

Wan Li opened the door to the bedroom and saw Ruan Zhan sitting cross-legged on the bed. His face was pale and he was covered in sweat. His brows were tightly knit, and he looked ready to keel over. Wan Li let out a soft sigh. It had been a hundred days since Xiao Xia […]

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Book 8 Chapter 6: Spirit Medium

Up close, Xiao Xia saw a pair of earrings with red gemstones in He Fu Gui’s ears. She had only thought him tacky previously, seemingly wishing to wear a giant golden ring on each finger. The gold chain around his neck was thick like those of a bicycle. She had never noticed that his earrings […]

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