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Gu Xijiu did not know what to say. She was, indeed, a rational woman. In fact, she could easily find many reasons to keep him and Yun Qingluo far, far away but it would not be practical right now.Speaking of which, she actually thought that his attire was a little odd today. The way he dressed seemed quite familiar, like someone she once knew.
She was mad at him before they met in the poisonous swamp. But seeing him in this attire managed to calm her down. She even had a sudden urge of rushing into his arms, just to indulge herself in his embrace. Certainly, she managed to suppress the urge. However, she could not help but stare at the headband that he had visibly placed on his forehead.
She wondered why he did not dress in his signature red, which was the way he used to dress as the Devil King. The red robes were, actually, very stylish and eye-catching. Was he trying to keep a low profile? He was wearing the red robes just yesterday. Nonetheless, she felt that purple was a more suitable color for him. Purple was the color of elegance, rebellion, and, most importantly, grace.
Zhu Duqing did not intend to cooperate with Di Fuyi, as he wanted to spend some time alone with Gu Xijiu. The donkey’s presence was still tolerable, though he was not quite happy about having it around all the time. As for Di Fuyi, Zhu Duqing refused to have him around at all. However, he could not reject Di Fuyi’s proposal, as the deal was actually a form of compensation for him saving their lives.
Di Fuyi had made it clear that the deal was the only form of compensation. Zhu Duqing could always walk away from the deal and shamelessly pretend that nothing had ever happened. He had thought about it. However, he changed his mind when Di Fuyi voiced out his concern, “Are you sure that she can safely approach the Silver Ring Crocodile? How much do you know about the poisonous swamp? Are you sure that you are lucky enough to find another place to change the next time and not cause her effort to be in vain? ”
Thus, Zhu Duqing kept absolutely quiet.
It was not the time for arguments. It was more important to focus on the plan instead. Zhu Duqing had a few sets of the poison-resistant suits with him- at least eight sets in total. He brought extras in case anything went wrong. For now, he had to share three sets with another group of people.
He took a look at Di Fuyi and asked, “Don’t you need one?”
Di Fuyi gave his sleeve a flick and said proudly, “There is no need.” His robes were made to have a strong resistance against many sorts of poisons. The red ruby on his forehead and the mask were both made to resist the poisonous environment as well. Also, he knew about a special technique, where he could control his breath and regulate his breathing to purify the poisonous gas. Therefore, he remained unharmed by the toxic air.
Everyone took turns to change in the safety net. Yun Qingluo’s face was as pale as a sheet. She did not talk much. As soon as she changed into the suit, she stood behind Di Fuyi while keeping a suitable distance from him. She looked into the horizon.
As for Di Fuyi, he never looked directly at Yun Qingluo. As Gu Xijiu was very observant, she realized everything that happened between them. Were they having an argument? Regardless, she did not want to dive into it. After all, their argument was none of her business.
She only cared about one thing. “Where is Hao Er?” She did not get to ask about the child last night. Now she finally got the chance.
“In the Devil Palace. I will make sure that he is well taken care of, so you do not have to worry,” Di Fuyi said with a smile.