Jian Xingzhi’s steps were fast, Qin Wanwan could only speed up if she wanted to catch up with him. Jian Xingzhi quickly walked out the door and gave her a stinking look before slowing down his steps.
Qin Wanwan noticed that he was angry and sighed: “Master, why are you angry again?”
“Why did he call you ‘Wanwan’?” Jian Xingzhi folded his hands in his sleeves and squinted at her, expressing his dissatisfaction.
Qin Wanwan hurriedly explained: “Wasn’t it the name ‘Qin Wan’ that was filled in the registration form of the Tian Chen Sect before? Brother Xie and we have gone through so much hardship, why does he need to call me Miss Qin?”
“Why do you call him Brother Xie?” Jian Xingzhi continued to ask.
Qin Wanwan was confused: “Ha?” After a moment of confusion, Qin Wanwan wondered, “Master, what exactly are you upset about?”
“I’m upset that you betrayed me!”
Jian Xingzhi found a very good reason: “How can you secretly have a pet name with him without saying anything to me? I’m your Master, you should talk to me about such things.”
“Master, let’s be reasonable.” Qin Wanwan was tired, remembering that Jian Xingzhi, this elementary school boy has a chicken-style possessiveness over his things and was fulfilling the role of a Master for the first time, she could only explain, “I didn’t even take permission of my father for these kind of things.”
Jian Xingzhi was choked at the reasoning. So Qin Wanwan said some honeyed words again: “Master, it’s you first time being a master so you may not know. It’s important if your disciple is filial and obedient to you. As long as I’m filial, you shouldn’t poke into my privacy, right? And you and Xie Lutang…… Why are you fighting with Xie Lutang? This world has thousands of big brothers like Xie Lutang, but I only have you as my Master. You will always be the most important and the most unique in my heart. After my father and my husband, you will be the only man I’ll be close to. So, you have to be generous, not so petty. I want to save some points for you in the future. If you are always sulky, how can we work together and save these points?”
“You have a point.”
Jian Xingzhi listened to her words, and felt slightly relieved. But the word ‘husband’ couldn’t help but poke him a little. Even so, what Qin Wanwan said wasn’t wrong. Thinking left and right, he finally concluded why he was behaving like a newly married bride. It must be as Qin Wanwan said; it was his first time being a master.
He put his mind at ease and led Qin Wanwan into the bookstore. As they walked through the shelves looking for books, Qin Wanwan asked curiously, “Master, what books are you exactly looking for?”
As soon as the words left her mouth, she heard Jian Xingzhi exclaiming, “Found it!”
Jian Xingzhi immediately picked up the book from the shelf and threw it at Qin Wanwan. Qin Wanwan hastily catched the book as her eyes landed on the title.
《36 ways of falling in Love》
Qin Wanwan was stunned. Jian Xingzhi found the right rows of his desired books and swept all the books down. Qin Wanwan watched with stunned eyes as the books cackled down towards herself as if raining. Each book had a cringy title like the one in her hand.
《How to love correctly》
《How to make a sword cultivator fall in love with you》
《How to melt a heartless heart》
《There is no man I can’t handle》
Qin Wanwan frantically received all the books, and when Jian Xingzhi finished picking books, it was already as tall as she was. She couldn’t even see Jian Xingzhi, and her chin was forced up by the book. While she was struggling to hold the pile of books, she couldn’t help but ask Jian Xingzhi: “Master, do you really need this much?”
“I can memorise books fast,” Jian Xingzhi was very confident, “I will finish reading these and write a teaching materials for you. Don’t worry, your Master is here. I will teach you everything.”
Saying that, Jian Xingzhi grabbed the pile of human-height books from her seeing her struggling. He walked towards the entrance and dumped the pile of books on the counter before ordering smoothly, “Pack these.”
Then, he turned his head to Qin Wanwan and said, “Pay.”
Qin Wanwan: “……”
Qin Wanwan settled the payment with an unjustified heart. The two returned to the courtyard together with the pile of books. Jian Xingzhi went back to read the books and Qin Wanwan practiced her sword in the courtyard.
After a day’s rest, the next day Cuilu came to call them and they all departed together.
Now, Cuilu is the City Lord. After taking over Guicheng, she hired a person to manage the affairs in Guicheng temporarily, and then led everyone out of Guicheng.
As the owner of a city, Cuilu traveled with great dignity. Jian Xingzhi was supposed to ride on a spiritual animal while Qin Wanwan would ride on a carriage run by a spiritual animal.
But soon after she got on the carriage, Jian Xingzhi jumped up after her. Qin Wanwan froze and looked at the spiritual animal outside before questioning, “Master, what are you doing in here?”
“I have something to teach you.”
Jian Xingzhi’s face was serious: “You will follow my guide to learn the methods of flirting along this journey.”
Qin Wanwan froze but nodded obediently. Jian Xingzhi brought out a notebook from his sleeve and put it in front of Qin Wanwan: “This is the study material I made after reading the books of secret love and summing them up last night. You have a lot to learn, so I will teach you.”
“And you want to teach me this?”
Qin Wanwan was surprised. Jian Xingzhi nodded and affirmed, “Yes, I want to turn you into a female cultivator who will be loved by all.”
“I think,” Qin Wanwan thought about it and evaluated, “I should not have much problem using Thousand Disguise to beautify this face.”
“You shouldn’t be so overconfident.” Jian Xingzhi waved his hand, “Men ah, they don’t just look at the face. After all, it’s the soul that makes people different. For example, don’t I look good-looking to you?”
“Good-looking.” Qin Wanwan nodded honestly, then Jian Xingzhi asked again, “But would you fall in love with someone like me?”
Qin Wanwan frantically shook her head, she was not a masochist.
Jian Xingzhi was pleased: “Then understand this, you won’t gain anything just by face.”
“You know yourself very well ah.”
“So, I’m going to teach you to become a seductress. So that whoever looks at you will fall in love with you!”
Jian Xingzhi said with conviction before remembering something, “It is imperative that we finish this matter within five days, before we arrive at Meixuan.”
“There will be a man with a face value of 90 points or more waiting for you there. This man will be chased by a group of people. He will see you dancing on Meixuan and fall in love at first sight. So we have to be perfect from the beginning of the encounter.”
Qin Wanwan understood, so she nodded, and asked, “What if he doesn’t like me?”
“Then you will use these tricks I’m about to teach you. We will save the man, send him back to his father, and the task will be completed.”
Qin Wanwan responded positively, “I understand.”
“Let’s learn the first skill of becoming a seductress: Wink.”
Jian Xingzhi opened the book, then looked at Qin Wanwan before instructing, “I studied all night, the trick is probably like this. First you have to squint your eyes, before throwing the so-called wink like silk. But remember, your eyes can’t narrow.”
Qin Wanwan froze, Jian Xingzhi squinted his eyes and raised his eyebrows before explaining further, “Then perform ‘Throw’. While you throw, you can’t throw the wink directly, it will look very unsightly. You need to build up strength before this, in order to have a wave of euphemism.”
Qin Wanwan was confused, Jian Xingzhi raised his chin towards Qin Wanwan and finished his long explanation: “Finally ‘throw’ the wink. What do you think? Don’t you think I look very charming?”
Qin Wanwan: “……”
She doesn’t know if it’s charming or not, but it’s true that it looks a bit stupid.
Jian Xingzhi urged her.
Qin Wanwan pondered for a moment before asking hesitantly, “Master, are you sure there’s no problem in your ‘Wink throwing’?”
“You are questioning me?” Jian Xingzhi raised his eyebrows arrogantly, “Throw the wink at me, I’ll give you verification. After all, men know men best.”
“That ……” Qin Wanwan hesitated, “Master, I’m confused. How about I throw you what I think is a wink first?”
“Heh, you think you can be more professional than me? I read all the books last night.”
Jian Xingzhi leaned against the wall of the carriage and crossed his arms with confidence: “Come on.”
Qin Wanwan nodded and lowered her head. Then slowly, she raised her eyes. A pair of watery dark eyes were fixed on Jian Xingzhi, like the clear sky in autumn. The pair of eyes blinked, rippling with thousands of emotions, wanting to speak but unable to.
The moment Jian Xingzhi stared at those eyes, his heart started beating faster.
He pretended to be calm on the surface, a moment later, he reminded: “Throw quickly ah.”
Qin Wanwan: “……”
Is there really something wrong with my understanding?
She began to doubt herself.
Jian Xingzhi urged her again, “Quickly throw your wink.”
“I’m done throwing, so let me try what Master taught me.” Qin Wanwan pondered, recalling Jian Xingzhi’s words.
First squint your eyes, then move your eyebrows, then throw.
The movement was very standard. She opened her eyes and looked at Jian Xingzhi expectantly, “Master, how was it?”
“Very standard!” Jian Xingzhi praised her, “You learned very well. Everyone who sees your winks will look especially happy.”
Qin Wanwan: “????”
Jian Xingzhi turned the second page, “Come on, let’s learn how to flirt ……”
Jian Xingzhi gave Qin Wanwan serious teaching along the way. When they were running happily on the way to Huangcheng, Junshu assisted Shen Zhiming and stumbled into a cave.
Shen Zhiming was panting heavily, he was injured by Jian Xingzhi’s longsword so his wound had not healed yet. Junshu put Shen Zhiming on the ground and got up, feeling exhausted: “Uncle Shen, I’ll go find some water.”
Shen Zhiming did not say anything and stayed quiet.
Junsh turned around and went out to fetch water, and hunted two more spirit animals back.
The Lecheng and Wen Xin Sect were family friends. His father and Shen Zhiming are sworn brothers. His father saved Qin Wan and sent her to the Wen Xin Sect. The two families wanted to be relatives. Qin Wan is Shen Zhiming’s disciple, if he married Qin Wan, Lecheng and Wen Xin Sect will be in-laws in the future. Their relationship will be more solid.
But now Qin Wan is nowhere to be found. And because of Su Yueli and Shen Zhiming’s disagreement, this matter wasn’t fully known to his father. But knowing Qin Wan disappeared because of him, he was extremely displeased. So he sent him to Wen Xin Sect and asked Shen Zhiming for forgiveness.
After arriving at Wen Xin Sect, he learned that Shen Zhiming was searching for Linglong Jade, so he volunteered to help. But he didn’t think they would get into a big mess, causing Shen Zhiming a big injury. Junshu couldn’t help but feel guilty thinking about it.
He accelerated his steps to the cave. He was afraid of disturbing Shen Zhiming’s rest, so he didn’t make a sound. But just as he stepped into the cave, he detected a magic formation was spreaded inside. Junshu immediately became alerted and used his sea of consciousness to search inside the cave: “Uncle Shen ……”
Before his words could finish, a person suddenly jumped on him and fiercely grabbed his throat, while a palm viciously slapped his chest, shattering his meridians.
The man’s technique was extremely familiar to him. The moment his meridians were shattered, the person that his father told to protect by all means then began to frantically suck his spiritual power.
Junshu’s body quickly dried up and he struggled in fear. The other party and his cultivation was too big of a difference, he was under him like a chicken about to be slaughtered without any ability to resist.
He tried to keep himself calm and turned back with difficulty, and saw Shen Zhiming’s face. His face was covered with red veins in a green glow, and something in his body seemed to be glowing green.
“Devil Seed ……”
Junshu choked out, “You actually have a Devil Seed in your body!”
Five hundred years ago, the Devil Seed ran rampant on the cultivation world back then. So anyone who carried the Devil Seed would be killed by all sects with all their might.
Rumor has it that when Daoist Mingjing massacred the whole Guicheng in one night, it was also because of the Devil Seed.
But after the death of the Daoist Mingjing, the Devil Seed strangely disappeared and never appeared in the cultivation world. Who could have imagined that the patriarch of the famous Wen Xin Sect was actually carrying a Devil Seed!
So that’s why he wanted to have the Linglong Jade. He was obviously at the Tribulation stage, but still went all out to grab this opportunity personally.
Because he simply had no way to naturally ascend, so he had no choice but to rely on the Deng Xian Gate.
And he was also carrying a Devil Seed. If Shen Zhiming wasn’t injured, perhaps no one would have ever known about this matter!
But this also means that Shen Zhiming could not let him live.
The moment he realized this, Junshu’s heart cooled down.
“So what if I have the Devil Seed?” Shen Zhiming heard Junshu’s words, gasped and sneered as he said, “Even if I have a Devil Seed, did anyone know about it all these years? Do you think I don’t know what you think? You think Benzou is worse than others and want to kill me?”
“Junshu, I don’t want to kill you,” Shen Zhiming looked at Junshu’s rapidly aging face, his cold eyes brought a bit of sympathy, “but blame yourself for knowing too much.”
The moment the voice fell, Junshu opened his eyes wide. His dried up body had no breath left.
Shen Zhiming threw the person to the side. He didn’t notice that the moment Junshu’s body landed on the ground, a group of light flew out of his ‘dead’ body.
Shen Zhiming checked himself and confirmed that his wounds were healed. Shrugging it off, he walked out after cleaning his body.
Walking out of the cave, he sprinted a short distance outside. A crow landed on his shoulder as he whistled.
“Go, clean up the scene for me. And don’t let his father find out.”
The crow waved its wings and flew out, but it didn’t take long for the crow to fly back. It wailed a few times, and Shen Zhiming’s face changed dramatically at its wailing: “That was his puppet, and he ran away?!”
The crow bowed its head. Shen Zhiming quickly calmed down and calmly said, “Find him. Block all the exits and find the person immediately. He was sucked out of his spiritual power by me. He’s just a mere mortal now. He can’t run far.”
“Find him,” Shen Zhiming’s voice was cold, “and kill him immediately.”
The author has something to say:
Jian Xingzhi: “Master will teach you how to throw winks. Teach you how to flirt, and teach you to make people fall in love with you. To ensure that in the whole world, no one dares to like you again, except me!”
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