Chapter 368 Chaotic Situation!
Chapter 368 Chaotic Situation!
Ye Zhen glanced at Crown Prince Feng and saluted to him while said: "Your highness, I am sorry, but can we ask for the Imperial Physician to check on my Junior Martial Sister Jian to treat her wounds and prescribe some medicine for her?"
"Of course, you can. Let's bring her quickly to the Hall of Healing and Recovery. Almost all of the Imperial Physicians are living there, except for some Imperial Physicians that got called to examine the dead bodies of the serial murder's victims." Crown Prince Feng smiled at Ye Zhen and replied.
Ye Zhen smiled back to Crown Prince Feng as he nodded his head and thanked Crown Prince Feng for his generosity.
After that, Ye Zhen urged his fellow core disciples to carry the unconscious Junior Martial Sister Jian and bring her toward the Hall of Healing and Recovery.
On their way, Ye Zhen also apologized to Tang Li Xue for Junior Martial Sister Jian's impudence.
He even generously said that he would grant any of Tang Li Xue's requests to repay her for his Junior Martial Sister Jian's impudence as long as it was still within his capability to do it.
Tang Li Xue's topaz blue eyes brightened like a pair of stars when she heard Ye Zhen's words, and she immediately requested for Ye Zhen to bring her to stand guard on the Imperial Family's Palace with him.
At first, Ye Zhen tried to refuse Tang Li Xue's request since it was too dangerous. It was a common secret that the serial killer's target was actually the Imperial Family, though no one dared to say it openly.
But after Tang Li Xue tried coquettishly persuading Ye Zhen for a few minutes, Ye Zhen gave up under Tang Li Xue's insistent and promised to bring her to stand guard at Imperial Family's Palace with him from now on.
With this, Tang Li Xue's first goal had been fulfilled.
She could finally enter the personal palace where the Imperial Family was living together openly right now.
Tang Li Xue sighed in relief as she felt as if the burden on her shoulders had been partially lifted.
When all of them arrived at the Hall of Healing and Recovery, Tang Li Xue glanced at Crown Prince Feng from the corner of her eyes in suspicion.
She still did not dare to draw any conclusions because she still did not understand Crown Prince Feng's exact habit and true nature.
'It seems I can only observe this Crown Prince Feng closely for now. Sigh... Instructor Lan, why do you give me this mission? This is too heavy for me...' Tang Li Xue thought in frustration while she rubbed her forehead.
Meanwhile, Tang Li Xue's perfect copy was still accompanying Elder Yang to visit the other crime scene and checked on the dead bodies there.
But how could Elder Yang did not realize when the real Tang Li Xue and Junior Martial Sister Jian were fighting fiercely, not that far away from him?!
Elder Yang frowned deeply as he glanced toward the direction where the real Tang Li Xue and Junior Martial Sister Jian fought with each other and mumbled in displeasure: "These little kids… Are they still unaware of our current situation yet? How can they still have time to playing around when the serial killer is still lurking around behind us?!"
"Let's go there right now! How dare they fight with each other in this kind of situation?! I will make sure to scold all of them harshly." Elder Yang said to Tang Li Xue's perfect copy and turned around to head toward Ye Zhen and the others.
Tang Li Xue's perfect copy started to get anxious and quickly grabbed Ye Zhen's hand, then said: "Wait a minute…"
Elder Yang looked at Tang Li Xue's perfect copy in confusion and asked: "Why? Do you still have something to do here?"
Tang Li Xue's perfect copy opened and closed her mouth while pondering carefully what excuse she would say to Elder Yang, so he would not go there and accidentally meet with her real self.
"I… still want to be alone with you… so… can you stay with me here for now?" Tang Li Xue's perfect copy murmured while blushed slightly in embarrassment.
Elder Yang widened his eyes in surprise by Tang Li Xue's words.
He chuckled happily while seized Tang Li Xue's smooth hand and said with a gentle voice: "Your request is none other than my wish, young lady! There will be no one other than the two of us today."
Tang Li Xue's perfect copy giggled at Elder Yang's sweet talk and said again: "All right then… there will be no one other than the two of us today."
Then the two of them started to walk together while chatting and flirting happily with each other.
'Er… I hate to bother your happy time with that human, but please do not forget your task to ask him to bring you home… Cough… No, I mean to bring you to guard Imperial Family's Palace together later. Hehehe...' The real Tang Li Xue sent her thought to her perfect copy with a playful tone.
Tang Li Xue's perfect copy rolled her eyes and replied in her mind: 'Why don't you just swap with me and spend your time with him instead? All right, you do not need to worry about my task. Just focus on your fight with that crazy girl. It would be a huge embarrassment if you caught off guard and lost to that crazy girl.'
But somehow, the real Tang Li Xue or her perfect copy could feel that Elder Yang's rough but warm hand in her grasp felt really familiar. The warmness from him gave a sense of security and comfort that Tang Li Xue had been missed before.
Tang Li Xue's perfect copy shook her head to drive away all of the distracting thoughts and decided to focus on completing her current task given by Instructor Mei Lan to her real self.
After walking around together for a while, Tang Li Xue's perfect copy also requested Elder Yang to bring her to stand guard on the Imperial Family's Palace so she could stay together with him longer.
At first, Elder Yang frowned deeply and refused her request sternly by saying that it was too dangerous for her because the serial killer was surely still lurking around there to target the Feng Imperial Family.
But after Tang Li Xue's perfect copy persistently persuaded him with a flirtatious spoiled tone, Elder Yang finally yielded to Tang Li Xue's perfect copy and gave her permission to enter the Imperial Family's Palace with him later.
Of course, Elder Yang demanded Tang Li Xue's perfect copy to always stay close to him in the Imperial Family's Palace later, so he could protect her from the serial killer.
'All right, that was easier than I thought… With this, I and my real self can enter the Imperial Family's Palace and try to find out about the whereabouts of the serial killer there. Anyway, what should we do to find that serial killer there?' Tang Li Xue's perfect copy started to ponder.
'Sigh… Do not ask me about that, I do not know too. That serial killer is a spirit beast, a master of illusion, and also an inspector at Instructor Mei Lan's level, so I doubt we can easily find her whereabouts.' The real Tang Li Xue thought.
Tang Li Xue and her perfect copy have different minds, so they could easily think from two different perspectives and discuss it to draw the most ideal plans for both of them to do.
'By the way, that Crown Prince Feng is a bit suspicious, so I decided to observe him closely for now while watching at the other people around him in the Imperial Family's Palace later. Who knows if I managed to find some clues about the serial killer later?!' Tang Li Xue decided her next move.
'All right, then I will stay close with this Elder Yang for now. He is the brain of these people from Immortal Sword Sect, so all the information and clues they have got would be delivered to him first.' Tang Li Xue's perfect copy also decided what she wanted to do.
The Palace where all of the Imperial Family currently lived together was called Imperial Garden.
Tang Li Xue decided to stay with Ye Zhen and the other core disciples to guarding and patrolling the Imperial Family's Palace overnight. She decided to do that in order to observe Crown Prince Feng and the other people living in Imperial Family's Palace closely.
Meanwhile, her perfect copy would stay closely with Elder Yang in the pavilion at the center of Imperial Family's Palace, and every guard from every Imperial Family's member must report to him every half an hour tonight.
If the guard from that Imperial Family's member failed to do so on time, then Elder Yang and the guardian elder would immediately come toward them to check on their condition.
With so many arrangements to prevent the serial killer from making a move, every Imperial Family member felt more reassured tonight.
Although, they still could not fall asleep in peace because the serial killer was still lurking around in the Imperial Palace, but at the very least, they could feel reassured about their safety.
Who knew that this peaceful quiet night did not even last until morning before something horrible happening!
The Emperor of the Feng Empire already had one Empress and eight concubines until now.
But six of the eight concubines got killed tonight, and their dead bodies were hanged naked together at the gate of the Imperial Palace without even their personal guards realizing it.
It was hard to tell when these six concubines had been killed, but to think even their personal guards failed to notice anything abnormal and kept reporting it like normal even after six concubines died…
The assassination prowess of this serial killer was too great to estimate.
Even Elder Yang and the several guardian elders have an intense headache right now.
Meantime, the situation in the Imperial Garden already turned very chaotic and almost out of control as all of the Imperial Family members became panicked in fright and horror.