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There was a clump of half-men guards around the exterior of the tree, but they had all been defeated by Gu Xijiu beforehand. Although the children and Gu Xijiu had escaped the nest, it was yet to be safe. Those half-men could hunt them down any time.
The forest was lush and thick, and of unknown size. The children had yet recovered from the frightening experience. They had never seen such a huge forest, one which borders could not be seen even when viewing it from above.
What sank into their eyes were only greens. The was nothing spectacular and they could hardly figure out their direction. How, then, would they be able to escape? Everyone’s gaze fell on Gu Xijiu in hope of a solution. Gu Xijiu said, “This forest is not that huge. It has been cast with a spell to make you think so. I will get all of you out.”
She tapped onto something, and Lu Wu and the mussel sprung out from within. Both of them were animals, so it caused a stir among the crowd. Gu Xijiu asked the mussel to enlarge itself to a size bigger than a house and let everyone else hop into its shell. Everyone was uncertain what she had in mind, but they adhered to her orders.
Gu Xijiu turned her head and saw Si Qing zoning out; he did not show signs of hopping into the mussel, hence she asked, “Why are you not going in?”
Si Qing shook his head. “Chongsheng, are you not coming with us?”
Gu Xijiu shook her head. “I need to stay here for a moment. Let me make sure everything is alright here before we talk about anything else!”
Si Qing mused for a while. “That man in purple is my brother. He would never conspire with them. He must have his reasons… You… Please don’t hurt him…”
So that young man was the brother that Si Qing had always adored! He looked like a notable individual. He was probably also investigating the matter. However, according to the little fellas, their brother only went missing two days ago. How did he establish a connection with them so quickly?
Gu Xijiu nodded. “I understand. Quickly, move!”
Si Qing was determined. “Chongsheng, I can go in with you…”
“There is no need. Your level of external abilities would only make you a liability. You bring the rest of them back, and don’t let them be captured again!”
Si Qing heard the insistence in her voice; hence, he gave in and hopped into the mussel. Even though it was carrying more than ten people, the mussel still had plenty of space. It was indeed, a fascinating creature.
Mussel still, in fact, looked like a child and was extremely cute. Everyone crowded it and teased it in a friendly manner. As they were having fun, suddenly they felt wetness underneath their feet, like water. The mussel had so many good-looking young lads in it, and he was tempted by the food. It had not tasted human meat for a very very long time.
Of course, it knew that the lads in it could not be eaten; hence, it only tried to suppress itself while drooling.Finally, it put on a straight face. “Sit down properly! Don’t touch, or else I will eat you up!”
It opened up its mouth and formed a hole capable of engulfing a person. As a result, the little fellas immediately resorted to silence!
Gu Xijiu was unaware of the happenings inside the mussel, but she did give Lu Wu a map so that it could find its way. Lu Wu nodded and went back to its original size. It then carried mussel on its back, bounced into the air and flew in a specific direction.
Gu Xijiu saw them leave with her eyes, and only then did she turn to re-enter the tree tunnel.She had full trust in Lu Wu’s sense of direction. They would definitely be able to send the children back to where they came.