Before entering the room, Dongfang Bubai had imagined many scenarios, such as Song Qingshu lying in ambush in the dark, fighting with him the moment he entered the door; or he would pretend to be calm and deal with him prudently.
No matter what kind of situation it was, Dongfang Bubai was confident that the other party couldn’t hide anything from his eyes and ears. However, when he opened the door and saw the scene in the room, he couldn’t help but freeze there.
It turned out that the bed was full of spring, and when he heard the sound of the door opening, Song Qingshu turned his head. After seeing that it was Dongfang Bubai, he couldn’t help but turn pale. His response was to remain silent, as if he was deeply afraid of Dongfang Bubai finding something out.
What kind of eyesight did Dongfang Bubai have? He could see that there was still a woman in the quilt. Although he couldn’t see the front, only with her exposed snowy white back, it was enough for him to conclude that she was a stunning beauty.
“Young master Song is really in a good mood. Today there was an assassin in the palace, but you are enjoying your tenderness here.” Dongfang Bubai looked at Song Qingshu with a smile but not a smile.
Song Qingshu’s face was ashen, and without answering, he quietly pulled the quilt to block the delicate body beside him.
Dongfang Bubai’s expression suddenly changed, “Song Qingshu, you are so bold, all the women in the entire palace are the Emperor’s, and you dare to touch his women?”
Song Qingshu’s voice was hoarse and he bitterly said, “Song is vulgar, lustful, and misbehaved, and today’s disaster is entirely self-inflicted… Leader Dongfang, let’s take action. Although this Song knows that he is definitely not the leader’s opponent, but he is not one to wait for death.” After he finished speaking, he readied his sword in front of him, as if he was taking his last stand.
“Wait a minute!” Dongfang Bubai felt purplexed, ‘Did I guess it right?’ Glancing at the woman on the bed, he asked, “Who is this woman?”
Song Qingshu’s face was gloomy and full of uncertainty, and it seemed like he was obviously struggling, and finally said hoarsely, “Concubine Mi.”
“Concubine Mi?” Dongfang Bubai was taken aback. ‘I thought this woman was some kind of a beautiful palace maid or something, but Song Qingshu was so courageous that he dared to touch Concubine Mi, the most beloved concubine of Emperor Kangxi!’
“Concubine Mi, did Song Qingshu force you?” Dongfang Bubai looked at the woman on the bed and asked in a deep voice, thinking that if Song Qingshu relied on martial arts to forcefully steal the flower, he wouldn’t mind cleaning up this kind of filth from this world.
“No… this concubine herself… I want to.” The woman on the bed spoke up after hesitating for a while, her voice soft like a mosquito.
Song Qingshu glanced affectionately at the woman beside him, turned around, as if he had made up his mind, threw the Wooden Sword to the ground, and smiled lightly, “This Song knows that he is not the opponent of Leader Dongfang, and is willing to die, I just ask the leader to show mercy, don’t let Concubine Mi’s reputation be ruined.”
“No! If we die, we will die together. I hope we can be true husband and wife in the next life.” A pink and white arm stretched out from the quilt, and gently but firmly held onto Song Qingshu’s hand.
Seeing the two of their display of affection, Dongfang Bubai became very impatient, and thought in his heart, ‘It seems that the assassin is not Song Qingshu. If he was the assassin he would face nothing more than death, but this Song Qingshu touched the Emperor’s concubine, that is the sin of family eradication!’
Thinking of this, Dongfang Bubai snorted coldly, “I don’t have time to care about your matters. Since Young Master Song has a beautiful companion, I won’t disturb you.” As soon as his voice fell, the figure had disappeared to dozens of feet away.
“Thank you TVB, thank you for “A Step into the Past”. Thank you Gu Tianle…” Seeing that Dongfang Bubai was successfully deceived, Song Qingshu felt that the clothes on his back were soaked with cold sweat. (Goblin: Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) is a television broadcasting company based in Hong Kong. TVB is known primarily for its dramas. “A Step into the Past” is one of those dramas. This drama also has a novel version translated by Kohchun. This was the first Chinese web novel I had ever read. I highly recommend it. Gu Tianle is the protagonist of the story.)
It turned out that at the critical moment, Song Qingshu imitated a scene from TVB’s “A Step into the Past”. It was the scene where Xiang Shaolong pretended to let Xinling Jun catch the clue that he was sleeping with the princess, and let Xinling Jun believe that Lu Gong’s Secret Record was not stolen by him. Together with Xia Qingqing, they performed a good show.
Song Qingshu has been gambling, betting that Dongfang Bubai only cared about his own interests, and was not a defender of loyalty and patriotism.
Sure enough, when Dongfang Bubai saw that the Emperor was wearing a green hat, he had no interest in telling Emperor Kangxi about this secret, and just left indifferently. Under Song Qingshu’s deliberate suppression, he didn’t notice the injury on his body at all.
“Get out of the bed!” A slightly crying voice came from the side.
Song Qingshu hurriedly jumped out of bed, turned his back to Xia Qingqing and said, “It was the last resort, I hope Youyou will forgive me.”
“I told you that you are not allowed to call me Youyou!” In order to deceive Dongfang Bubai, Xia Qingqing in the quilt took off only her underwear, and she touched Song Qingshu’s skin, causing her pretty face to blush.
“Then what do I call you? Qingqing?” The name “Youyou” was a symbol of the fate between the two, and Song Qingshu didn’t want to call her by any other name.
“Call me Madame Yuan in the future.” Xia Qingqing put on her clothes and swore in her heart, ‘As long as I can avenge Big Brother Yuan, I am willing to pay any price!’
“Madame. Yuan?” Song Qingshu said with a wry smile, “I always find it weird to call you that.”
Xia Qingqing stopped paying attention to him, and asked instead, “You just said that there is a way to get revenge, what is it?”
Song Qingshu choked his breath, but had no choice but to say, “Could it be that Madame Yuan forgot which sect Master Yuan belonged to?”
“Big Brother Yuan learned from a master of Mount Hua Sect and my father, the Golden Serpent Gentleman,” Xia Qingqing said suspiciously, “My father has been dead for many years. As for Big Brother Yuan’s master, the Divine Sword Immortal Ape, his martial art is probably on the same level as Big Brother Yuan. If you want to invite him to take revenge for Big Brother Yuan, I’m afraid that old man will lose his life instead.” (Goblin: Divine Sword Immortal Ape is the nickname of Mu Renqing, the leader of Mount Hua Sect.)
Song Qingshu closed the door again, turned his head and slowly said, “To be precise, Master Yuan learned the Mount Hua Swordplay. However, the one with the highest martial arts is not the Divine Sword Immortal Ape Mu Renqing, but another character who can rival Dongfang Bubai.”
“Who is it?” Xia Qingqing’s eyes lit up, thinking that there might be another master in her Brother Yuan’s sect.
“The Mount Hua Sword Saint, who is also known as the ‘number one swordmaster in the world’, Feng Qingyang.” Song Qingshu’s thoughts drifted back to the battle that he had at the Cogitation Cliff.
“Feng Qingyang?” Xia Qingqing seemed to remember some rumors about this person in the wulin, and her beautiful eyes burst into a hopeful look.
“Yes, as long as you can ask him to come out and cooperate with the rest of the Mount Hua Sect, it is not impossible for you to take revenge.” Song Qingshu secretly sighed. As the saying goes, a hero can’t ignore a saddened beauty. He had worked hard in the Qing court for his plans. So much effort went into it, but was it worth giving up for one Xia Qingqing?
“Okay, I will immediately go to Mount Hua to ask Master to come forward, and see if we can request Master Feng Qingyang to come out of the mountain.” Xia Qingqing could not wait to head for Mount Hua immediately.
“It’s already dawn, how can you get out of the palace now?” Song Qingshu hurriedly grabbed her, “Besides, Dongfang Bubai must be watching closely. Wouldn’t you get caught by him if you went out? Stay here for a few days, and then we will discuss the plan of revenge for your husband.”
Xia Qingqing tilted her head and looked at him for a while, and suddenly showed a bright smile, “It is very kind of you to let me live here for a few more days, are you trying to take advantage of me?”
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