Book 5 Chapter 43: Mastermind, Part 2

“Hold it!” Seeing Huang Bo Heng about to dump the things in the bamboo tube into her eye, Xiao Xia hurriedly stopped him to try and give Ruan Zhan time. “If you’re going to afflict me with Gu, you should at least tell me what it was refined with.” “It was refined with corpse bugs!” […]

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Book 5 Chapter 42: Mastermind, part 1

Before Xiao Xia could respond, she was carried by Ruan Zhan into the stream. “I’ll have to put you back into the water. However, it won’t be long and you won’t suffer due to the lack of oxygen.” “Alright!” “You trust me?” “I do!” “Then, hold your breath!” Xiao Xia didn’t hesitate to comply. Ruan […]

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Book 5 Chapter 41: Out-of-body experience

While Xiao Xia struggled in vain within the quiet yet warm darkness, she didn’t realize she had yet to be completely swallowed by the jaws of death. This was because someone kept desperately trying to pull her back, refusing to let her leave this world. The moment she had closed her eyes, a person who […]

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Book 5 Chapter 40: More frightening than death

The stream wasn’t deep. It only reached Xiao Xia’s knees, allowing her to clearly see the woman on the bottom. It wasn’t just her face that looked the same. Even her body was very similar. She wore a beautiful tribal outfit and on her feet were a pair of embroidered shoes only a bride would […]

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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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