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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Book 4 Chapter 3: Business trip to City A

The next day around noon, Lazy Three who still had a headache from his hangover was dragged to the basement by Sis Wang. She needed to grab something there but as a woman from the countryside, she was superstitious and firmly believed an evil spirit had been responsible for the case. Therefore, she didn’t dare […]

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Book 4 Chapter 2: Locked-room murder?

Everything immediately became pitch black. There was only the cold wind whooshing as it blew into the room. There was no other movement. The boy seemed to have vanished from this world. The girl was terrified and shrank into the covers. She felt as if the cold wind was caressing her face. The sense of […]

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Book 4 Chapter 1: Love motel

Translator’s notes: I’m back. Hope you all had a happy Halloween! What better way to end the night than with a scary new chapter. Enjoy. ***** There’s a phenomenon in China caused by rapid development of cities with insufficient safeguards, lack of long term planning and poor coordination. The result makes those cities disordered, even […]

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