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Indeed, Gu Xijiu felt dizzy right at the moment she stared at the crystal. She quickly shifted her gaze away and talked to the officer.
She was a good sweet talker, and in addition to her good imitation skill, the officer was quite happy throughout the conversation. Gu Xijiu intentionally showed him a Pai Gow made from jade and claimed that she found it in the market. She wanted to play a game with the officer as someone had taught her a few games.
In fact, Pai Gow did not exist in that era, at least none of the people there had seen it before. The officer seemed to be very curious after listening to the rules; he got another two subordinates to join the game. There were a total of eight security guards who were all at the level of Senior Immortals. However, their job was to safeguard the crystal every day; hence, it was really boring.
The officer thought that it was not a big deal to have some games since the other three colleagues would help to watch the crystal. The more they played, the more they liked the game. Eventually, they were addicted! Therefore, they began to get the other four subordinates over to join the game.
Initially, the officer was still quite alert and occasionally took a glance at the crystal array. He even scolded the other four guards who came over to watch the game and asked them to return to their guardpost. However, they were addicted; hence, he did not really care that much. In the end, all of them were distracted by the game!
Gu Xijiu felt that it was a good time to take action. She gently flicked her fingers when she was playing the game. She silently counted, “30, 29, 28…” When she counted to the last single digit, she suddenly said, “Collapse!”
While the sudden change happened right at that moment. The officer who won the game laughed aloud; a blackout followed this, and he finally collapsed. The rest suffered the same fate. Some were still looking at their Pai Gow and fainted before they could even count their points. Gu Xijiu smiled as she saw everyone collapse.
Although she had no spiritual power, she was an expert in using poisons! She hardly used poisons in the past as she always managed to seriously injure her enemies in just a few seconds. Thus, she was delighted by the results.
She could not compete with anyone in there since she had no spiritual power; hence, the only way was to poison everyone to make them unconscious. The level of detail required in the planning was so significant; her plan would be considered as a failure if one of them collapsed even just a second later than the rest!
The poison she used was only able to reach its optimal effect when people were not alert. Therefore, she had to use the Pai Gow game to distract them and applied the poisons when they were not alert! However, the chief officer was quite strong. He was yet to faint even though his body was numb. He was staring at Gu Xijiu as his lips were mumbling softly as if he wanted to question something. Unfortunately, his tongue was numb as well; hence, he could only interrogate silently; no one could hear anything.
Gu Xijiu did not bother to investigate further and killed him immediately. The rest of the six guards were no threat to her as they were not going to survive.
Throughout the game, Gu Xijiu found out from those people that the half-orcs were ferocious as they murdered a lot of people outside. They once joined the devils and eventually escaped and surrendered to the young palace master as they did not want to obey the management of Ning Xuemo.