Book 4 Chapter 13: Mountain villa

Xiaowang Town used to be called Xiaowang Village. It was located on the northwest outskirts of City A. It used to be an impoverished village that had become famous for producing excellent alcohol and fine brick craftsmanship. However, for the locals there, the only person of significance from the town back then was the huge […]

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Book 4 Chapter 12: The one who built the house

Translator’s notes: Realized I skipped Chapter 10 when posting. It’s been updated. Sorry for the confusion. Have a Happy Thanksgiving! ***** Wan Li brought the information he dug up on the Everplenty Group to City A. “Everything is laid out in here. Starting from when the company was just a small workshop, how they developed, […]

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Book 4 Chapter 11: Living together

A week actually passed without incident. Ruan Zhan figured that maybe the evil spirit needed to slowly digest Kenji Ganmura’s willpower, and had thus hidden away in cultivation. However, City A was so large. It could be hiding in any corner and as long as it didn’t appear, it would be like trying to find […]

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Book 4 Chapter 10: Explaining the Yinyang Arts

Ruan Zhan looked at Kenji Ganmura’s corpse and frowned. This wasn’t the outcome he had wanted. This was trouble. There was a hidden “helper” who seemed intent on muddying the waters. The boundary in the nearby hotel showed no signs of damage. Yet on the floor, apart from the dead Japanese person, were two white […]

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Book 4 Chapter 9: Backlash

“Let’s take this outside. This place isn’t suitable. Also, it’s best not to destroy public property.” Kenji Ganmura racked his brain. “Chinese people are uncultured. They never care to protect public property.” “No matter what you say, you won’t be able to turn the tables on your defeat!” Ruan Zhan was extremely calm, completely unprovoked […]

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Book 4 Chapter 8: Minor character

A week passed without incident. But ever since that day, as Xiao Xia went to and from work, ate and reapplied medicine, Ruan Zhan was almost always there. Because he had posed as Xiao Xia’s boyfriend before and was now being so considerate and gentle, Xiao Xia felt happy as others looked upon her enviously. […]

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Book 4 Chapter 7: Exquisite lacquerware

Ruan Zhan awoke from a nightmare covered in cold sweat. Ever since he was brought to his adopted father by a ghost when he was five, he had never had any nightmares. In this one, Xiao Xia had been wrapped up by a snake. It constricted tighter and tighter until she was crushed, fresh blood […]

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Book 4 Chapter 6: Chaotic night

Xiao Xia heard the crashing noises from the attic, but assumed Lazy Three was in a drunken rage again. Therefore, she ignored it. However, the mournful sound of the window breaking made her feel something was wrong. She suddenly sat up in bed and turned on the bedside lamp. She sat there listening, a little […]

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Book 4 Chapter 5: Assembled shadow

Xiao Xia let out a soft cry and leapt to the side. She whirled around but saw it was actually Lazy Three. “Boss Lan, are you trying to scare me to death!?” Xiao Xia patted her chest. She saw he was so drunk he was swaying. He must have fallen over at some point. Although […]

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Book 4 Chapter 4: The two long-term guests

Xiao Xia mentally prepared herself outside the Nocturnal Revenant before going inside. Wan Li had something come up last minute and wasn’t able to come. Therefore, she had no one to rely on and could only harden her scalp and do it herself. She had figured Ruan Zhan would be facing inwards busy with work. […]

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