Su Shi walked towards the palace gate.
His path was unobstructed, the palace servants and guards were not surprised to see him and bowed in greeting, obviously Feng Chaoge had instructed them to do so.
Thinking of the bright yellow phoenix robe, a chill flashed through Su Shi’s eyes.
Having a child for her?
It was normal for two people with opposite identities to conspire against each other, but how could this woman possibly come up with such an outrageous idea?
“Have your own child!”
Thinking of the Holy Empress sitting on a cold cold throne with a pot belly, the corners of Su Shi’s mouth lifted into a mischievous smile.
The picture was too beautiful!
At this moment, a call came from his ears, only to see a luxuriously dressed eunuch walking towards him.
Su Shi paused for a moment in his steps “Eunuch Taiyang?”
The luxuriously dressed eunuch was fair-skinned and beardless, wearing a python robe with arrow sleeves and a fiery red sun printed on his chest.
That was the reason why he called him Eunuch Taiyang.
(TLN: Taiyang means sun)
On both occasions, he had been picked up by the other party and brought to the palace.
The richly dressed eunuch shook his head and said, “My name is not Taiyang, my name is Wei Jinzhong.”
“Cough! Wei, Wei Jinzhong?”
Su Shi almost choked on his saliva, “Mr. Eunuch, so you are Wei Zhongxian, Lord of Qinsui?”
Eunuch faction leader, big traitor!!!1
Eunuch Wei broke out in a cold sweat and said, “Sir Duke, please don’t talk nonsense! I’m just a courtier, how could I presume to call myself Lord of Qinsui!”
This Duke Su always spoke outrageous!
First, he called Her Majesty by her name, and now he called him Lord of Qinsui, scaring him to death.
Eunuch Wei wiped his cold sweat, not daring to think about this topic, “Is Sir Duke going out?”
Su Shi nodded, “I’m about to go to the Chen Residence.”
After all, after taking the Chen family inheritance, he had to give Chen Wangchuan an explanation.
However, Eunuch Wei’s face was a little difficult, “Sir Duke shouldn’t go there first.”
Su Shi frowned slightly, “What’s wrong?”
Eunuch Wei looked around and said in a low voice, “Patriarch Chen is now at the Prince’s residence, the situation is very chaotic, so it’s best for Sir Duke not to get into this mess.”
Su Shi’s eyes flashed, “It seems that the Holy Empress already knows all about it?”
Duke Wei froze, “Could it be that Sir Duke ……”
Su shi did not say anything more and directly walked past him.
Behind Su shi, eunuch Wei’s eyes were full of shock.
So Duke Su already knows?
Two groups of people faced each other, the atmosphere cold and stern.
Chu Qi looked at the crowd of people from the Demon Extermination Division and frowned, “Chen Qingluan, leading people to trespass in the Prince’s residence, do you want to rebel!”
Chen Qingluan’s expression was bland, “Demon Extermination Division is handling a case, and I hope Prince Chu will cooperate.”
“Handling a case?”
Chu Qi gritted his teeth, “You’re handling a case at my prince’s residence?”
As the only remaining member of the royal family, the Chu Yin had a high status, who would dare to offend him in the entire imperial city?
But now the Demon Extermination Division was barging in!
News of this quickly spread throughout the Capital!
The streets were chaotic with the sound of footsteps, as ministers and officials from all over the square district rushed to hear the news.
Chu Qi’s voice was high, “Trespassing in the Prince’s residence, this is a presumptuous act! Patriarch Chen must give us a statement!”
“I’m here, what do you want to hear.”
The crowd parted and a middle-aged man with a slightly white beard and a straight sword-like figure slowly approached.
It was Chen Wangchuan!
Chu Qi’s pupils shrank.
Chen Wangchuan had come personally?
Things didn’t seem right.
Chu Qi’s voice twitched, “Patriarch Chen ……”
“The Prince is here!”
The crowd sounded with shouts of shock.
Only to see a sturdy figure in a dark yellow dragon robe in the center of the dark hall also came out.
The Prince, Chu Yin!
The two of them were like two huge mountains, their auras incompatible with each other!
The air was silent for a few breaths.
Chu Yin frowned and said, “What is the reason for the gathering of so many people, Sifu Chen?”
Chen Mizhuan said indifferently, “To handle a case.”
“No matter what crimes have been committed by me, even if you guys want to investigate it, it should be the Metropolitan Procuratorate, this is not the authority of the Demon Extermination Division, right?
Chu Yin stood with his arms folded and his expression cold, “If Sifu Chen backs off, I can pretend nothing happened. Otherwise, I have to talk about it in front of Her Majesty!”
“Patriarch Chen, this is not in accordance with the rules.”
“Prince Chu is a noble, insulting the royal family is a serious crime.”
The ministers close to the Prince spoke up.
Without saying anything, Chen Wangchuan directly took out a golden scroll from his pocket.
The crowd froze for a moment, then scrambled to kneel, with even Chu Yin and his son kneeling on bended knees.
“Her Majesty has an edict!”
“The Huangyuan City case is under the sole responsibility of the Demon Extermination Division, anyone who dares to interfere with the case, no matter whether it is a noble, subordinate or dignitary, can be sentenced to death on the spot!”
Chen Wangchuan’s voice was clear and crisp, echoing above the princely residence.
Like a thunderstorm rising from the ground.
Everyone’s hearts lifted in a huge wave!
Huangyuan City’s case?
Hasn’t the conspiracy of the city lord, Gao Fan with the Tiger Clan been fully investigated?
The new case has been revisited, and they came to the Prince’s residence to investigate this case?
Could it be ……
Her Majesty suspects that Prince Chu has something to do with this matter?
People’s eyes could not hide their horror.
Chen Wangchuan looked at Chu Yin, “What else does Prince Chu have to say?”
Chu Yin’s face was expressionless, but the bottom of his eyes were as gloomy as water, “Since it is Her Majesty’s will, I will cooperate, but if Patriarch Chen fails to find anything, I will definitely ask Her Majesty for justice!”
“Prince Chu is free to do whatever.”
Chen Wangchuan raised his hand, “Search!”
The crowd of the Demon Slaughter Division moved in response.
The royal family’s guards did not dare to stop them, so they could only watch as they searched the palace, not even sparing the women’s rooms.
From the princesses to the maids, they were all gathered in the courtyard, guarded as if they were prisoners.
Chen Wangchuan’s body was in the air, and his divine sense covered the entire Prince’s residence.
It seemed that the prince’s residence would have to be dug into the ground!
Chu Yin’s face was grim.
For someone of high status, this was extremely humiliating!
“Chen Wangchuan, I will definitely impeach you in court!”
The crowd craned their necks, it was clear that Prince Chu Yin was really angry!
At that moment, a voice came from outside the door.
“Cough, everyone, excuse me.”
People turned to look, only to see a man in white walking in.
“Duke Su, why are you here too?”
The crowd of ministers looked excited.
He was a figure favored by Her Majesty, and the only official who had managed to stay in the palace so far!
Her Majesty’s favorability was proven!
“Like all of you, I came to witness the fun.”
Su Shi asked, “I wonder what great crime this Prince of Chu has committed?”
“Hush, the matter is inconclusive, Sir Duke be careful what you say!”
“Yes, it is still under investigation, whether there is a criminal offense or not is still unknown.”
“He’s a prince after all!”
Facing their kind reminder, Su Shi smiled and said, “What’s wrong with a prince? Princes can also commit crimes just like ordinary people. If he is guilty, then he should also be punished.”
“Besides, if Prince Chu’s butt is really clean, why would Her Majesty have to give orders to investigate?”
There was no sound from the surroundings.
The crowd gulped and quietly took two steps back.
Eunuch Wei, who followed behind him, covered his face.
Duke Su is really as usual, his words were not surprising at all…
At this moment, Su Shi saw a familiar figure and his eyes lit up as he smiled and waved his hand.
“Imperial Censor Chen!”
1. Wei Jinzhong, formerly known as Wei Zhongxian, was a eunuch who lived in the late Ming Dynasty. His nickname was Lord of Qinsui (nine thousand years/long live lord). He was the leader of a faction of eunuchs whose power was comparable even to that of the emperor.
The emperor at that time was not interested in government and gave full power to his eunuchs who had taken care of him since childhood. Wei Zhongxian was a ruthless and cunning man, he eliminated anyone who opposed him. It wasn’t until the emperor died and his younger brother took over the throne that Wei Zhongxian was hunted down and all the officials affiliated with him were all put to death. Wei Zhongxian did not want to be put to death so preferred to commit suicide. His body was taken to his hometown and dismembered as a memorial by the Empire. Source: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wei_Zhongxian
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