Book 5 Chapter 39: The woman beneath the water

Seeing the little ghost’s head about to snap off, Xiao Xia couldn’t help but cry out quietly. She immediately recalled the dangerous surroundings and hurriedly covered her mouth. However, she had already attracted the attention of the nearby spirits. They stopped their search and looked over doubtfully, but they didn’t move. They clearly couldn’t sense […]

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Book 5 Chapter 38: Hide

The sound of flowing water. After Xiao Xia decided to ignore the will-o’-wisps following her, rendering them helpless due to her indifference, she was taken to a clearing within the woods. Although she saw no flowing stream, she could hear the sound of water. “Why aren’t we moving anymore? Must I wait to be summoned?” […]

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Book 5 Chapter 37: Midnight bride

Ruan Zhan was gone the entire day again. Xiao Xia guarded the unconscious Wan Li as though she was protecting her most precious treasure. Every few minutes, she would sprawl onto the bed and examine him, hoping for some miracle. However, after waiting the entire day, not only was there no miracle but his breathing […]

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Book 5 Chapter 36: Who’s the groom?

For some reason, despite not being able to see the man called Ah Nan’s face, Xiao Xia felt he was exceptionally familiar. She wanted to get a better look, but the image in her mind started becoming blurry. As footsteps came down the stairs, the vision completely faded. Ruan Zhan had returned. Xiao Xia was […]

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Book 5 Chapter 35: Illusion

Xiao Xia stood still, not knowing if she should look into the basin. She felt the other party had malicious intentions. They were trying to harm them in the first place. However, the thought of saving Wan Li was too alluring. Despite knowing it might be a trick, she still wanted to give it a […]

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Book 5 Chapter 34: White hands and flowery faces

“What do you plan to do?” Xiao Xia asked. “I’m first going to ask around the nearby villages and find out about the bride who threw herself into the river. Then, I’ll ask if any major events happened in the past or if any strange people had visited.” “Come back quickly.” Xiao Xia urged. With […]

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Book 5 Chapter 33: The octagonal building

He had already investigated all three graves at the time and confirmed his theory. The people who were killed after mistreating their parents had all been afflicted by a type of Gu refined from a mixture of plants and animals. This type of Gu was extremely strange and wicked. The “ingredients” were most likely a […]

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Book 5 Chapter 32: The second night

Having a tenacious will was an extremely good quality in a person. Yet for someone extremely timid with a birthdate so inauspicious she might encounter ghosts at any time, it wasn’t such a good thing. It meant that you had to face your fears frequently, unable to escape by losing consciousness. Xiao Xia was in […]

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Book 5 Chapter 31: She’s a woman

“Who are you?” Although Xiao Xia was scared, she felt the other party had no ill intentions. Therefore, she mustered up her courage to speak. No one responded. However, those glowing green eyes blinked. Only then did Xiao Xia notice these eyes were a different shade of green compared to the cat’s. The cat’s eyes […]

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Book 5 Chapter 30: The black cat reappears

“What?” Xiao Xia hurriedly asked after seeing Wan Li’s strange expression. “Nothing!” Wan Li brushed it aside. He was probably being paranoid, or perhaps it was his trauma of mountains and forests. Even if there really had been something, there was no need to let Xiao Xia know. He only had three days to live. […]

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