Do You Want The Truth Or The Bureaucratic Jargon?
Translator:EndlessFantasy TranslationEditor:EndlessFantasy Translation
His father used to be a man who overindulged in sensual pleasures. Reputedly, he used to take many disguises to the Lower Bound and developed many intense love affairs. The Empress Immortal was very unhappy about it, but she could not contain her husband. Sometimes, she would rant at her son about her husband, so Yun Yanli was well aware of his father’s misbehavior.
Gu Xijiu was relieved that he was not the person she wanted to find. “The emperor does look very wise and intelligent,” Gu Xijiu uttered her compliment. None of them spoke of him again.
Gu Xijiu and Yun Yanli continued to have a chat. From the conversation, Gu Xijiu knew that bright purple robes were only restricted to the Emperor Immortal in the Saha World. The same dress code restriction did not apply to the Devil and Monster Kingdoms.
Gu Xijiu was perplexed. Her intuition told her that the man was a celestial being, not a devil nor a monster. She thought about her dreams again and remembered that the man was no longer wearing the same purple robes. Instead, the man was dressed in white. The robes were as white as the snow, the clouds, and the misty fog.
Would he be wearing white now that he was in heaven? She asked about the eligibility entitled for the white robes.
Yun Yanli sighed. “The white robes are reserved for the Mighty Immortals.”
As the conversation continued, Gu Xijiu found out that there was a total of two hundred and eight Mighty Immortals in the Saha World. Also, these immortals did not usually stay in the Saha World. Instead, many of them fancied a wandering life, making their homes wherever they were. It was extremely difficult to meet them.
Excluding the fifteen women from the total, there would still be around two hundred Mighty Immortals left for her to find.
Finally, Yun Yanli could not help but suggest, “Miss Gu, in my opinion, it is impractical to search for someone based merely on his attire. Try to think more about it. What other characteristics does he have?”
Gu Xijiu thought about the box that the man held in her dream. After giving much thought about it, she decided to request for a paper and a pen from the restaurant. Swiftly, she drew what she could remember.
As strange as it might sound, she could barely remember the man’s face, but she clearly saw the box’s appearance. She illustrated the picture in her head for Yun Yanli’s reference.
Yun Yanli examined the drawing carefully, but could not recall anything about it. “The man’s illustration is too unclear. I can barely see his face. Also, I have never seen this box. However, I can help you to search for it.” He kept the drawing.
A sudden idea occurred to him. “As far as I know, there will be a Celestial Fruit Party the day after tomorrow, at the eighth heaven. It is also a gathering for celestial beings. I believe many Mighty Immortals will be present. However, you are not entitled to any celestial status, so you will not be able to take part. If you do not mind, you can disguise yourself as my servant and attend the event with me. I know the idea may sound like an insult to you, but…”
Gu Xijiu’s eyes shone with hope. “It does not matter. I will disguise myself as your servant and check out the event.”
Yun Yanli was immediately delighted and said, “All right! Don’t worry; I will not assign you with any lousy jobs even with your disguise.”
Gu Xijiu appreciated the prince’s offer. With his help, many things were made easier. She quickly expressed her gratitude. “We have only just met. Why are you so keen to help?” She could not hold back her curiosity.
Yun Yanli smiled. “Do you want the truth or the bureaucratic jargon?”
“The truth, certainly. I have no interest in your sweet words.”
“Honestly, your lone and nontraditional entity had me worried that you might be a spy from the Devil and Monster Kingdoms. I even sent my men to follow your tracks. Now that the evidence has proven that you are innocent, I evince great guilt for what I have done, so I would like to make it up to you. I will help whenever I can. Speaking of which, I would like to ask for a favor. I will be grateful if you can help.”
Gu Xijiu hesitated no more. “What can I help with?”
“Recently, some glorified golden rays were seen, shining through occasionally from the fifth layer of heaven. I assume that a mighty weapon may be coming to life soon. Would you come with me to retrieve the weapon?”