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 […]

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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 […]

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Chapter 168

Winter turned to Spring and the year started anew. This New Year’s, the crown prince’s faction was especially sullen. The crown prince was confined for a month and only released towards the end of the year. This matter still wasn’t over yet. As long as the Jin Prince’s leg remained unhealed, the crown prince needed […]

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Chapter 167

A major event happened in the capital that drew everyone’s attention. The crown prince and the Jin Prince each formed a team of riders to compete in a polo match. It was supposed to be a game born from some joking words. However, Emperor Xi suddenly released an edict proclaiming the following: The younger generation […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Chapter 162

Of course Luo Huai Yuan hadn’t been idle. He had at least set up his information network several years ago. The capital was one area and the Jin and Qi Princes’ vassal states were another. Due to some groundless conjecture, the Jing Province wasn’t left out either. However, compared to the Jin and Qi Princes’ […]

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