Chapter 170

The night was dark and windy, the half-moon faintly discernable behind the clouds. The area around the eastern palace was filled with noise. The sounds of crying and screaming were everywhere, mixed with the clamor of footsteps. Along with the light cast by the torches, it gave the atmosphere an urgent air. The Jin Prince […]

Read More »

Chapter 169

Not only did Empress Xiao invite the imperial medical center’s Chief Bai and several of the elders, she also invited the court’s two senior ministers. The left minister Lin Jian had been an official for several decades. The prestigious Lin family behind him had been officials generation after generation ever since the founding of the […]

Read More »

Chapter 166

Hearing his words, Senior Concubine Xu’s heart leapt and she said in astonishment: “She was really the culprit in Cheng’er’s case?” Recently, something had happened in the Jin Prince Estate. The Jin Prince’s eldest son Luo Cheng who was concubine born had died prematurely. It had happened in Lu Xiu Ling’s pavilion and the cause […]

Read More »

Chapter 164

Imperial Physician Zhou was a major sixth-rank official in the imperial medical center. His skills were extraordinary and he was deeply trusted by Emperor Xi. In terms of ability there was nothing to criticize about him, but as a person, he was a little unreasonable. He was extremely inflexible and old-fashioned. He was also taciturn […]

Read More »