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    Quote Originally Posted by little Fish View Post
    how does the saying go??

    "OH YEEAAA!!"



    ahahahahahahahahahahah

    Nah...it's more like "Yahhh, baybeeeee!".....

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    Gosh, barely recovering from multiple injuries all over body and he's venturing for a 3 some. I'm impressed!

    Have a good weekend Jean! See you next week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tweety365 View Post
    Gosh, barely recovering from multiple injuries all over body and he's venturing for a 3 some. I'm impressed!

    Have a good weekend Jean! See you next week.
    Not only that, the enemies were at his doorstep too, and he was still lusting after the ladies!!!

    Although Ji Yanran’s senses is a little lost, but in her cloudy mind she seems to believe that it is Zou Yan who is calling from the outside and was about to reply when Xiang Shaolong’s lips sealed over hers again.

    Ji Yanran secretly grumbled, thinking why is this person so lecherous that he’s even ignoring Zou Yan’s calls.

    That person called out again twice.

    Ji yanran slowly regained her senses and knew that something is not right and at the same time realized that Xiang Shaolong is not that lecherous after all.
    XSL not that lecherous? haha...bwaahahahahahaah.

    Thanks Jean. You should have stopped at the part where "Xiang Shaolong’s hands explored the 2 women’s back and buttocks greedily and for a moment lust filled the secret compartment." That would be the greatest cliff hanger for the male readers here (and even for some of the female readers too). They will be begging you for a weekend update.
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    haha, I thought u guys hated cliffhangers, especially on a friday and there you are telling me where I should stop.

    and now, a new week and a new chapter! This is quite a boring chapter, which shall see you guys safely past the next 2 days or so.


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    Book 4 Chapter 7 Escape from Daliang

    5 days later, Xiang Shaolong was able to get off the bed and walk. Besides the wound under his armpit, which still gave him some pain, he has regained all his strength.

    The relationship between him and Zhao Qian has grown to a point that they cannot bear to be apart from each other. Although they are in hiding in the room all day long, they dont find the confinement difficult at all.

    Ever since that day, Ji Yanran had not returned and according to Zou Yan, Prince Xinling has always been suspecting her so hes keeping a very close eye on her.

    Xiang Shaolong believes that Daliangs security will ultimately loosen up, because that is human nature, theres no way they can carry on with this forever. Besides, even after such a thorough search revealed nothing about their whereabouts, anyone would have thought that they have escaped.

    That night just as they were embroiled intimately, Ji Yanran arrived and upon seeing the blushing Zhao Qian, her own face reddened as well, which made her look even more alluring and beautiful.

    Xiang Shaolongs body was all heated up but he dare not get into the real act with Zhao Qian and on seeing this lady whose beauty is more than Zhao Qian arriving, he was secretly overjoyed. Just as he was about to start flirting with her, Zou Yan came up.

    Xiang Shaolong had no choice but to let go of Ji Yanran whom he was half forcing into a hug and let her sit on the rug.

    Ji Yanran stared at him daintily for a moment, blaming him for behaving more and more rudely with her before she said, 10 days ago I sent some people out of the city and ordered them to dress up as both of you, even carrying a fake wooden sword with the purpose of letting others discover them. Now the plan is indeed working. Yesterday Prince Xinling personally led the troops and went towards the border of Chu in pursuit. The security at the gates of Daliang is more relaxed now, so its time for you to leave.

    Xiang Shaolong and Zou Yan both cheered, they did not expect Ji Yanran to have such a splendid plan. What is even more rare is that she only talked about it after the plan is a success, which shows how much self control she has.

    Ji Yanran looked at Xiang Shaolong with sadness and unhappiness, her pretty face revealing how she cannot bear to part with him.

    Xiang Shaolong was stunned and he asked, Youre not leaving with us?

    Ji Yanran shook her head, I really wish to, but if I leave, everyone will know that I am connected with you and I will put many others in jeopardy, maybe even Mister Zou included. That day Prince Xinling came to search this observatory precisely because Yanran kept finding excuses to come here and look at the stars, and that aroused his suspicions.

    Xiang Shaolong knows this to be the truth so he sighed and asked, Then when can we meet again?

    Ji Yanran smiled prettily, Dont worry! Yanrans greatest wish in life is to be able to assist the new saint in unifying the world so that the people need not have to suffer wars any more, so I will not let you off from now on.

    Xiang Shaolong shook his head with a bitter smile, I dont believe that Im really the new saint. Even if I can return to Zhao, the way will be fraught with dangers. If you want to find the true new saint, youd better be more patient in your search in case you find the wrong person and regret it in future. His words were filled with jealousy, naturally because the reason Ji Yanran fell for him is all because he is that new saint.

    A strange look flashed past Ji Yanrans face and she lowered her head, not speaking.

    Zou Yan said seriously, What youve said further affirmed that youre the new saint, because the especially bright star that represents you is now being chased by other stars. According to the heavens, youll need at least 20 years before you can unify the world and before that youll naturally face countless dangers.

    Xiang Shaolongs body trembled as he heard all this and looked at Zou Yan dumbfounded and for the first time he dare not belittle this ancient astrologer because it is indeed about 20 years later that Emperor Qin unified the warring states and became the first emperor in history.

    Ji Yanran suddenly said, Mister Zou, Princess Qian, Yanran would like to ask you to wait outside the hall for a while. Theres something I have to speak with Xiang Shaolong about.

    Zou Yan and Zhao Qian understood her meaning so they went out the room and even closed the door.

    Ji Yanrans head was still lowered as she said quietly, Xiang Shaolong, I want you to know clearly that Ji Yanran likes you as a person, and it has got nothing to do with whether youre going to be the new saint or not.

    Xiang Shaolong knows that his words earlier have hurt her and was feeling extremely apologetic so he reached out to hug her.

    Ji Yanran exclaimed angrily, Dont touch me!

    Xiang Shaolong is an expert in the field of love and knows that she finds it a loss of face if she accedes so he ignored her warning and jumped over, pressing her down on the rug and kissed her hard on her lips.

    Ji Yanran gave a token struggle before her stronger reaction took over and she cant help but want to join with him immediately.

    After their lips parted, Ji Yanran said sadly, Tomorrow morning, Mister Han Fei will escort the grains he borrowed back to Han. Yanran has made arrangements with him, one of the carriages carrying the grains will have a secret compartment in it and it will certainly be able to bring you out of Daliang safely. Xiang Lang! Alive, Yanran will belong to your Xiang family and no matter what I will look for you. Dont forget about me!

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    I feel a sex scene coming up. LOL... how can you say this update is boring. Why, I'm sure all the hot blooded males reading are more interested than ever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tweety365 View Post
    I feel a sex scene coming up. LOL... how can you say this update is boring. Why, I'm sure all the hot blooded males reading are more interested than ever.

    haha. ofcourse we are all very interested in this chapter!!!!

    but i doubt any sex scenes for this next chapter.. no slap and tickle when ur on the run.. the closest will be the same kind of (in the closet) touching which we saw when prince xinling paid a visit.

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    I'm kind of disappointed Yanran succumbed so quickly. More fun if she played hard to get first.

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    i think it would be interesting for the audience to hear the romance get dragged out but that would be out of character for Lady Ji as it seems that she always knows what she wants and not afraid to get it. She doesn't strike me as demure.

    Jean - this is all very very exciting stuff.

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    to continue.....

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    Xiang Shaolong and Zhao Qian hugged each other as they lay in the secret compartment under the carriage and left Daliang without much trouble towards the canal. When they reach that place they will change into traveling by boat and follow the river up west to the Han border.

    Late snow was falling outside and the carriages moved slowly. With thick blankets lining the bottom of the secret compartment, the 2 of them dont feel too uncomfortable at all. In fact they felt as if this is a warm and sweet little heaven.

    The 2 of them behaved intimately for a while before they suppressed their desire so that they will not lose self-control and engage in the real act.

    Zhao Qian looked at the top of the secret compartment and said sincerely, Ive never seen a girl more beautiful and intelligent than Sister Yanran. Just a little trick from her and she can escort us out of Daliang comfortably.

    Xiang Shaolong looked at her beautiful profile but his mind was on another matter as he asked with a smile, Would you mind not being a Princess!

    Zhao Qian turned around, leaned her face in her hands, her pretty eyes shining as she looked at him with love and said, Qianer will only mind one thing, and that is not becoming Xiang Shaolongs woman. I dont care about anything else.

    Xiang Shaolong kissed her lips lovingly and said with a low sigh, That will make things easier. Ill find a way to hide you, then report that youve been killed by Xiao Weimou so you need not return to the palace and become a pitiful princess.

    Zhao Qian was ecstatic, Will you really do that for Qianer? Youre not afraid Imperial Father will punish you?

    Xiang Shaolong boasted, I am the new saint, how can I possibly be so easily dealt with. He continued with a chuckle, Actually Im doing this for myself, its been to torturous suppressing myself.

    Zhao Qian blushed brightly as she buried her head in his arms, saying quietly with a mixture of shyness and happiness, Whenever Xiang Lang wants Qianer, Ill give myself to you.

    Xiang Shaolong was touched and hugged her tightly.

    Zhao Qian said gently, Didnt Qianer ask Xiang Lang to kill Zhao Mu for me as revenge? Ive now changed my mind, and only hope I can flee far away with Xiang Lang. I dont care about anything else.

    Xiang Shaolong secretly sighed, what about avenging Shuer? Zhao Mu and him, there can only be one.

    The carriage stopped, it has reached the pier at the canal.

    3 ships from the state of Han with twin masts returned to Han with the 10,000 stone of grains.

    Xiang Shaolong and Zhao Qian, with Han Feis cover, came out and hid inside a small cabin.

    Although all the soldiers on the ship are Han, Han Fei is still cautious in case news gets leaked out.

    The 2 of them were happily ensconced with each other especially now that they have unlocked the restriction of not being to join as one and both knows what will soon happen. Nothing much needs to be said about the flirtatious Xiang Shaolong, but even the usually gentle princess is starting to become bolder.

    Han Fei sent his trusted aide to send them their dinner and the both of them sat shoulder to shoulder on the rug, enjoying the meal.

    Xiang Shaolong wanted to drink some wine but Zhao Qian forcefully took his wine cup away and said coquettishly, No! Zhao Qian will not allow you to drink, I want to yo be fully aware of what youre doing.

    Xiang Shaolong looked at her pretty face and said while shaking and bobbing his head, Even if wine will not intoxicate, the person will still feel intoxicated. Later when I see Princesss beautiful body lying on the bed, I will definitely be thoroughly intoxicated, how can I still stay sober!

    Zhao Qian fed him a piece of meat as she exclaimed happily, So well said, and making me so happy on hearing it. Ill reward you with a piece of meat.

    Xiang Shaolong took the piece of meat in his mouth and leapt over hugging her and extending his hands to loosen her clothing, saying with a smile, Let me take a look at Princesss tender meat.

    Zhao Qian was greatly embarrassed and tried to use her hands to fend him off but the ultimate winner is naturally Xiang Shaolong and his hands reached into her clothes through the sleeves and started having fun with the tender flesh inside.

    The pretty princesss body totally softened as she curled into his arms as she accepted her beloveds attack with a mixture bashfulness and joy, saying gently at the same time, Its snowing outside!

    Xiang Shaolongs hands were enjoying themselves so how can he possibly be bothered if its snowing outside. He went close to her face as he continued his caress and said, Is what I am doing now considered stealing what Im supposed to guard?

    Zhao Qian guffawed and stroked his face a few times with her finger to signify that he should be feeling ashamed.

    Xiang Shaolongs felt warmth in his heart.

    Ancient beauties are even better than 21st century beauties. Because in this society where men are the center, their entire life is dependant on men, so they are more caring, more giving, not keeping away any part of themselves at all.

    Zhao Qian suddenly thought of Ji Yanran and said, Do you know that Sister Yanran is not a Wei, but the descendant of Yue royalty. Thats why shes so beautiful and her martial arts so good.

    Xiang Shaolong asked in puzzlement, How do you know?

    Zhao Qian replied, Of course I know it, when you were unconscious, we talked a lot. She paused and continued with a smile, Make a guess why the state of Han sent Master Han Fei who is not eloquent at all to come here and borrow rations? It turns out that the King of Wei is frustrated with him trying to urge him to change policies all the time, so he deliberately gave him an impossible mission so as to humiliate him.

    Xiang Shaolong shook his head and sighed, The state of Han is weak enough, and now theres such a muddleheaded King who use such a serious matter of borrowing grains to vent his temper.

    Zhao Qian replied, But the King of Wei made a wrong guess. Because Master Han Fei has Sister Yanran to help him persuade the King of Wei, who finally agreed to lend them rations. But of course the loan will have to be repaid.

    Xiang Shaolong was stunned, Something is not quite right. It seems that Wei will really attack Zhao, or else theres no need for them to be so nice to Han.

    Zhao Qian pouted, Lets not talk about such dampening matters, all right?

    Xiang Shaolong hurriedly apologized and laughed, Come! Let me take a look at Princesss pretty legs! and he reached out his hands to remove her robes.

    Zhao Qian screamed and leapt out from his arms.

    Xiang Shaolong sat up and moved to her side before stretching his body lazily and groaned in comfort before yelling out incoherently, Come! Let us do something great that will be unforgettable for the rest of our lives!

    3 days later, the ships entered the border of Han.

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    Sorry to disappoint guys, I don't think Ji Yanran has given in yet, but someone else did....

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    i think the Princess fell long ago - they just never had enough alone time.

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    Thanks Jean, great translation.

    20 years to go.. I can only imagine how long this story is...
    "Every man dies, but not every man really lives." -BH

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    We are at about 15% of the story.

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    Only around 15% and look at all the beautiful women that have been introduced so far (well, everyone is beautiful ). Likely more to come. I'm losing track of XSL's women. Too many to count.

    Thanks for the update, Jean .

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    long update

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    Xiang Shaolong and Zhao Qian bid their farewells to Han Fei and Han Fei ordered his man to bring them a handsome and extremely excellent horse that is totally black in color, saying, “Brother Xiang! This is Miss Ji’s most beloved horse, and she especially told me to bring it along for you to use on your journey.”

    Zhao Qian exclaimed with an ‘Ah!’, recognizing it to be the handsome horse that Ji Yanran rode that night while saving them and happily caressed its head.

    Xiang Shaolong saw how the beauty has once again helped them and can’t help but miss her, heaving a great sigh.

    Naturally Han Fei understands his feelings and as he shook his hand in farewell, he said, “The trip to Wei this time, my biggest gain is getting to know a confidante like Yanran and a great hero with ambitions like Brother Xiang. This horse is named Jifeng (Gust of Wind). Take care!”

    Xiang Shaolong recollected his emotions and bounded up Jifeng with Zhao Qian, speeding away like lightning and from far away they could still see Han Fei waving at them.

    The 2 of them traveled by day and rested by night, traveling along the Han border up north towards Zhao.

    Ji Yanran also prepared rations and a simple tent for them as well as some necessities needed for camping so that they need not worry over such matters.

    Their mood during the return to Zhao is a lot different then when they were going to Wei. Now they’re more relaxed and Zhao Qian has tasted for the first time the joining between a man and a woman and has changed from a girl into a woman. She’s as happy as a lark and kept singing tunes from Zhao in Xiang Shaolong’s ears, giving him another sense of enjoyment.

    The more the travel up north, the colder it got and when it started snowing, they had to find caves to hide in.

    10 odd days later, they reached the wide forests of the Han border and after this area they will once again enter Wei border. It will take another 3 days before they can reach Zhao’s border.

    This is a famous hunting ground in Han, with low hills and valleys, with a mixture of pine trees and trees with wide leaves growing there as well as a large variety of other trees.

    Black bears, horses, deer, mountain goats, wild rabbits etc can be seen everywhere as well as wild wolves, who sometimes ran after the horse in a pack. Xiang Shaolong had to kill a few with his needles and the wild wolves stopped to fight over and consume the bodies and finally stopped chasing them.

    Both of them on one horse, galloping though the snowy forest with a layer of snow cloaked over the trees. The pure and clean scene is enough to take one’s breath away.

    This day they came to the western bank of a long river, the heart of the river has not yet turned to ice and the water reflected the snow and sun, flowing towards the northeast.

    The weather turned harsher. The both of them were heavily wrapped up to their heads in thick cotton robes and on top of that wore cloaks to keep out the wind and all these could barely keep them warm from the snow.

    The snow on the ground was up to knee level and even Jifeng had difficulty walking though it so they ha no choice but to dismount and walk, hoping to find a family where they can spend the night with and hide from the snow.

    Although it was bitterly cold, the scene of the endless snowy forest, the ever changing snowflakes are enough to take this pair of lovers’ breaths away.

    Silence surrounded them, with only the sounds of their feet stepping on the soft snow can be heard.

    Once in a while the roars of a ferocious tiger or howls of a wild wolf could be heard from the distance, making their hair stand.

    At noon, the wind suddenly blew madly and the snowflakes flew haphazardly around like thousands of silver needles, shooting towards them, making them unable to keep their eyes open and their steps unsteady. After a while, Jifeng refused to move further.

    Xiang Shaolong secretly thought that no matter what they have to avoid this blizzard, but there no one in front of them, neither did they pass by any houses. Suddenly he remembered how he learnt to build an Eskimo’s igloo while in military training, which is quick to make and appropriate. He suddenly felt like a kid again and went to the riverbank and using his sharp knife, dug out frozen blocks of ice from the river. Under Zhao Qian’s doubtful stare, he made a large ice house enough to house man and beast. He used the tent as a blanket and even chopped some wood and started setting up a fire inside and soon the whole house was warm and cozy. The blizzard became a romantic and fun event instead. Even Jifeng regained his usual calm.

    Zhao Qian saw how capable her beloved is and all the more she idolizes him and sincerely wanted to make him feel good and enjoy her gentleness.

    The 2 of them slept naked under the blanket, their limbs intertwined, whispering never-ending sweet nothings to each other and in the end fell into a sweet sleep in each other’s arms. At dawn, they were suddenly startled awake by a strange noise.

    They listened carefully and it turned out to be the sounds of birds happily playing as they flew across the sky. They got up and looked out the small snow window cut out for ventilation and saw that the sky is now clear and the blizzard has stopped falling.

    They were ecstatic and hurriedly packed up, finally leaving that igloo filled with sweet memories with a tinge of sadness.

    Xiang Shaolong was afraid that Jifeng would be too cold so he wrapped up it’s limbs with cotton strips and the belly as well so that the cold will not penetrate into its organs. He also made a simple sled and put all their luggage on it so that Jifeng can pull it along with Xiang Shaolong leading him and Zhao Qian walking along by his side as they continued their journey north. By now they cannot tell if the land they’re walking on belongs to Zhao or Wei. After all, borders are something made by men and nature itself will definitely not adhere to it.

    The sheltered Zhao Qian was tired after walking lass than half a mile and sat on the sled, letting Jifeng pull her along effortlessly.

    The forest looks like it’s filled with layers of tall walls, never ending as they weaved through it, making them feel as if they’re lost in a maze. Luckily Xiang Shaolong is experienced in military travel and while the weather was clear a few days earlier, he found the position of the Polar Star and ascertained his location so they did not travel towards the wrong direction.

    Snow was stacked up beneath their feet and occasionally they would see the prints of animals on the snow crisscrossing one another, making it into a strange and unique drawing. Naturally they also left behind them another set of endless scars.

    The weather won’t stay good for long, and it started snowing after noon, getting bigger as well.

    Xiang Shaolong was secretly troubled, just as he was wondering if they should stop or continue, 7 wooden huts appeared amongst the trees towards their left.

    The 2 of them were overjoyed as they went towards the houses.

    The few wooden houses were built on a foundation of stone and made of pine wood with railings surrounding the house. There was snow packed on the roof and tall trees surrounded the front and back of the houses, making it a picturesque scene.

    They liked what they saw on first sight and came to the front of the house and called out loudly but there was no reply.

    Zhao Qian suddenly screamed and pointed at the entrance of the largest house, only to see it filled with bloodstains, the scene utterly shocking.

    Xiang Shaolong walked closer for a look and realized that the bloodstains were still quite fresh, obviously the incident happened not too long ago. Therefore he instructed Zhao Qian to wait outside while he went into the house alone. Not long after he came out with a solemn expression and after checking the other houses, returned to Zhao Qian’s side and said, “Qian’er don’t be startled, a terrible crime and tragedy just happened here. It seems that all the men, women, old and young were all gathered to this house in the middle and slaughtered. Even the dogs were not let off, and the women had signs of being raped.”

    Zhao Qian’s expression paled as she asked, “Who did such a cruel thing?”

    Xiang Shaolong replied, “Either horse thieves or army troops, or else they would not have so easily taken control of these strong hunters.”

    Zhao Qian stammered, “What should we do?”

    Before Shaolong could reply, hoof beats were heard.

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    Thank you Jean. Great update as always.


    We are at about 15% of the story.
    Nice! I like to slowly enjoy such a great story and the wonderful translation by the best, Jean.

    Therefore he instructed Zhao Qian to wait outside while he went into the house alone.
    If this is a horror flick, XSL must be one of those crazy white dudes who will investigate anything..lol, jk.
    You will see me running the opposite direction w/ the princess instead of investigating some ghostly leather faced weapon clad monster.


    Since its been so tranquil, its has to foes who are creating the sounds of arriving hoof beats.

    Jean, your translation makes me drooling for more..
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    ^ LOL at the "white people in horror movies" comment!

    Beautiful descriptions of the scenery, Jean. Wonder if horse thieves really did it?

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    end of chapter....

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    Their feelings still unsettled, they turned around to take a look, only to see a person on top of a horse coming towards them. A huge burly man was seated on the horse and behind the horse he carried a pair of hunted wild deer.

    That person is about 25 or 26 years old, his arms stouter than an average persons, his eyes gleaming, his face rough and gallant with a great aura about him. He saw them from afar and called out in greeting, Friends, where are you from! and added, Teng Yi is back!

    Xiang Shaolong and Zhao Qian exchanged a look, both feeling sad for this returning man.

    The burly man called Teng Yi slowed down his horses progress, a strange look came over his eyes as he looked at the houses with no family coming out to welcome him, obviously feeling that something is not quite right.

    Xiang Shaolong went forward first to block him and said earnestly, Friend, please listen to me first.

    Teng Yi jumped off his horse nimbly and asked him coldly, Who are you people?

    Xiang Shaolong replied, Were just passing by, inside

    Teng Yi pushed him away as he shouted, Move aside!

    With Xiang Shaolongs weight and steady stance, to be pushed aside like that, and although he was caught unawares, it can be seen that this Teng Yi has amazing arm strength.

    Teng Yi dashed into the house like the wind, followed by an earth shattering and heart rending cry. Men truly do not cry easily, unless they are really heart broken!

    Zhao Qian felt her nose stifling and leaned onto Xiang Shaolongs shoulders and wept as well.

    There was a wild roar and Teng Yi rushed out with bloodshot eyes and his sword in his hand, pointing at Xiang Shaolong and asked, Did you do this.

    Xiang Shaolong and Zhao Qian looked at each other in shock.

    Obviously extreme grief and fury has made Teng Yi lose his normal senses and he slashed towards his head with the sword.

    Xiang Shaolong is already well prepared and pulled out his wooden sword and forcefully blocked this blow while pushing Zhao Qian away with his other hand.

    Xiang Shaolong felt his arm go numb from blocking that blow and just as he was secretly thinking that this persons arm strength is comparable to Xiao Weimou, Teng Yi has made another attack like a crazed tiger. His swordplay was wide and extremely intricate and excellent.

    Xiang Shaolong never expected to meet such a frightening swordsman in this wild snowy forest and dared not even split his concentration to try to explain. He followed the Mozi swordplay and only defended, not attacking and retreating as he fought. After blocking off his opponents 100 odd attacks, Teng Yu suddenly cried out piteously and knelt down on the ground, holding his head and sobbing bitterly.

    Zhao Qian ran over in fear and hid behind Xiang Shaolong as she called out, Big man! We didnt kill those people inside.

    Teng Yi nodded his head as he cried, I know! Youre using a wooden sword and there are no bloodstains on you. Its just that fury got to my head. He then continued crying in the snow.

    Teng Yi knelt in front of the newly erected tombstones, his expression wooden.

    Right below, buried were his parents, brothers, wife and children.

    A self-sufficing happy life is no longer something he has.

    He doesnt even know who his enemy is, so he can only use all his effort and life to find them.

    Hatred was gnawing at his bleeding heart.

    Zhao Qian cried along with him.

    Xiang Shaolong came up to Teng Yis side and asked solemnly, Does Brother Teng want to take revenge!

    Teng Yi suddenly lifted his head, a look of resolution shot out from his eyes as he said, If Brother Xiang can allow me to avenge this hatred, I will give you my life.

    Xiang Shaolong secretly thought that this persons sword skill is excellent and his martial arts outstanding as well. If he has his help, itll be even better. He nodded his head, Did Brother Teng think why the thieves would gather everyone into one house?

    Teng Yi was stunned as he replied, Theyre thinking of keeping the other 6 houses for use.

    Xiang Shaolong was extremely impressed with his quick thinking and said, So they will definitely come back, and it will be before dusk.

    A strong look of hatred came over Teng Yis eyes and he leaned forward to kiss the know before coming towards Xiang Shaolong and grabbing his shoulders, said with gratitude, Thank you! Youd better be on your way! Or else itll be even more dangerous if you bump into them.

    Xiang Shaolong smiled, If you want to kill all your enemies, then you should not ask me to leave.

    Teng Yi looked at Zhao Qian and shook his head, Your little wife is both pretty and kind hearted, I do not wish harm to befall her. Although my 3 brothers are not as good as me, but theyre not easily trifled with as well so obviously the enemy is a big group and highly skilled. We might not be able to fight and win them.

    Xiang Shaolong said with confidence, If its a head on attack, naturally were not their match but now that were planning something against the unguarded, its another story altogether. Theres still some time left, we need to start preparing immediately.

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    another confrontation! wondering if it's that beastly xiao weimou and his gang . well, whoever they are, XSL will no doubt burn them to ashes, or something like that

    great cliffhanger for another chapter, jean!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tweety365 View Post
    Only around 15% and look at all the beautiful women that have been introduced so far (well, everyone is beautiful ). Likely more to come. I'm losing track of XSL's women. Too many to count.

    Thanks for the update, Jean .
    men have a different way of remembering.. i remember every single one of them.. well atleast the scenario of how it happened.. hehehehe


    i think including maids there have been around 20 different women.. thats counting the young lady before the time warp..!

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    At this point the only character I'm bothering to track is XSL since so many characters seem to come and go.

    As for the upcoming battle, I wonder what kind of traps XSL is going to lay.

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