After Chen Rui understood Sabrina’s surveillance, he didn’t change anything deliberately and continued to drink and flirt with Fatilu. Certainly, the flirting was just a performance between the master and the puppet. Under the control of Chen Rui, Fatilu’s rudeness and arrogance still showed from time to time, which made the woman who was watching secretly shook her head.
The fifth day came and Sabrina indeed came from “Town Vaulx” in a hurry. After the observations these few days, coupled with the fact that there was no movement in Town Vaulx, Sabrina’s wariness was reduced by a lot, and she began to formally “surface”.
In all fairness, Sabrina’s figure was really good. She was mature yet full of temptation. In his impression, only the “Lady Devil’s Snare, Isabella” from the Fallen Angel’s capital could surpass her.
Fatilu was only an underdeveloped child as compared to Sabrina. The lifespan of the demons was very long, especially the royal families. Therefore, when the mother and daughter stood together, they were just like sisters.
Surely, the data shown by [Analytical Eyes] last time had confirmed that the spy was indeed Sabrina. Chen Rui was maliciously wondering if this woman had a certain fetish as she didn’t even miss when he deliberately touched Fatilu.
Although he wasn’t the legendary mother-daughter-con, to be honest, it was quite pleasant to the eyes when these two women stood together. However, this pair of mother and daughter had a lot of labels like, vicious, arrogant, merciless. Even if they didn’t have strength nor background, he couldn’t afford to get close.
Perhaps he was influenced by a bad Sloth Royal Family, “Arthur, the master’s characteristics” were set as “three hobbies – mechanics, beauties and alcohol.” Fortunately, he wasn’t that envenomed to the point that he preferred married women and widows.
Since he loved beauties, he obviously had to look at Sabrina pervertedly. That was a disguise and also a pretending to show compliments. If he ignored it, it might raise Sabrina’s suspicions.
As imagined, Sabrina wasn’t averted by the rather rude gazes. Instead, she laughed ecstatically, “Master is now a celebrity who shocked the Demon Realm. It was indeed a bit abrupt to invite you here. I hope master won’t mind.”
Chen Rui said with a smile, “In the face of a charming woman like madam, I can’t be angry if I want to. Am I not Ms. Fatiru’s captive now? By the way, I’m now also ma’am’s captive now too.”
Fatilu interjected distastefully, “Where do I find a captive as comfortable as you are?”
Chen Rui grinned, “However, in my heart, beauty and fine wine aren’t as attractive as mechanics. What I’m most concerned about now is whether the biggest promise that Ms. Fatilu gave me can be fulfilled?”
Sabrina witnessed Chen Rui’s character in secret in the past few days, and he indeed had the “three hobbies” as rumored. She laughed and said, “How many artifacts are there in the whole Demon Realm? What’s more, it’s one of the most famous seven artifacts? Don’t be anxious, master. I’ve already prepared a carriage. Let’s leave this town first and go to another comfortable place.”
The three of them got into the carriage together. Chen Rui was a lot disciplined on the way. He would please Sabrina from time to time which made Fatilu jealous. It was similar to their usual characters, so Sabrina wasn’t doubting her daughter. She was just seducing Chen Rui from time to time while probing for his origin.
Chen Rui only said that he was a wandering mechanic, then he was discovered by Shea, the lord of Dark Moon. She wanted to recruit him, but he didn’t want to stay in such a small and unpromising place like Dark Moon. Therefore, he took advantage of the incident to help Dior of the Custer Family to leave the Dark Moon and used the mechanic contest to become famous.
This identity had a lot of flaws, but Christina had thought well about it. She had already made all the necessary preparations. Even if now, Sabrina sent someone to the places where Chen Rui once “wandered”, she wouldn’t find any flaws as if someone like that did exist.
That was the strength as a country. If he was alone, he couldn’t produce such an effect no matter how strong he was.
Sabrina kept everything in her mind. After two days, the carriage arrived at their destination. It wasn’t the so-called border town, but the core of the Bloody Vine Estate, the Bloody Vine City.
Bloody Vine City was smaller than the Dark Moon City, but its prosperity was far better than the Dark Moon. It was second only to the Dark Shadow’s capital. The carriage was parked in front of a rather remote courtyard, which should be Sabrina’s property in the Bloody Vine City.
The owner of this manor was a senior potioneer working under the lord of Bloody Vine City and Sabrina’s identity was his wife. However, it was clear that this dark elf potioneer was definitely not Azgalor, the father of Kia and Fatilu. He must be just a disguise under her control. Potioneer’s reputation had always been very bad. Therefore, apart from some regular buyers or the lord’s men, most people would avoid this manor. To some extent, it was also an effective cover.
Sabrina had always been cautious. Although the news from all channels indicated that this master had no problem, if she really had to offer the artifact or let him contact the deeper level of the force she was in, it wasn’t trivial after all. If it wasn’t because [Soul Shackles] would affect the mind and thus, directly affecting the development of this genius in the future, which was his greatest value, Sabrina would have used her controlling skill to save the troubles once and for all.
A few days later, Chen Rui couldn’t help but broke out, “Ma’am, I’ve had enough! I came here with Ms. Fatilu and even protected her on the way wasn’t to be imprisoned in your house! I want the artifact! I want magic circles! I want a mechanic workshop!”
This kind of reaction was as expected by Sabrina. If Chen Rui had been calm about the current state, it would have raised her suspicions instead. Chen Rui actually expected that too. Being a spy had always been highly technical work.
“Master, don’t worry. I believe you’ve already known something in advance from Fatilu. Thus, I’m very sorry, but I can’t let you out. As for the artifact… the Illusive Demon Shield is the most important artifact of the Leviathan Royal Family and it isn’t with me. I’m currently requesting from the owner via some channel, so please wait patiently. Soon, the artifact or the most complete mechanics workshop will appear before master.”
On the afternoon of the same day Sabrina said that, a guest came to the manor, who appeared to be buying a potion, but he actually came to the courtyard where Chen Rui was house arrest.
It was a middle-aged man in his thirties that had a smile on his face. His eyes were like two curved slits, and his eyes could be barely seen. However, the age of demons couldn’t be measured by appearance so was his strength.
Race: Envy Royal Family (Mutated). Comprehensive Strength Assessment: A+ Physique: A; Strength: A-; Spirit: A+; Agility: A+.
Peak of Demon Emperor! That’s only the minimal strength assessment. Judging from the information by Fatilu’s expression, this man must be Sabrina’s uncle, the mysterious powerhouse whom Fatilu called “Grandpa Manu”!
This old man, already so old, but he still appears as an uncle in his thirties to act young? Although he was being sarcastic, Chen Rui was still very nervous. After all, this Manu was likely to be a Demon Overlord powerhouse.
Fatilu’s father Azgalor Beelzebub and this Manu Leviathan. The opponents that Chen Rui had to face were more powerful than expected. Yet, since he was already there, he couldn’t look back. Fear would only make him die faster. His opponent kidnapped him for nothing more than his superb talent in trio-specializations. In the future, he was likely to become a grandmaster in mechanics. Therefore, under normal circumstances, they wouldn’t harm him. If it wasn’t for that reason, with the strength of Sabrina, how could she keep her patience and let her daughter flirt with a Higher Demon (at most a Demon King)?
Chen Rui returned to his usual calmness. What’s there to be afraid of. It’s not like I’ve never seen Demon Overlords. Two of them became my friends while another was killed by me.
Manu glanced at Chen Rui and smiled even more, “Master really is extraordinary. You actually noticed I’m out of ordinary and managed to return calm so quickly. You’re worthy of the title as the first genius master in the mechanic field for thousands of years.”
Chen Rui was secretly shocked: My emotional fluctuations just now were only for a moment. I can’t believe Manu has such detailed observation. It’s like the first time I met Christina. It seems that this guy is stronger than I expected.
“Sir, my senses are extraordinary. I did notice you’re out of the ordinary.” Chen Rui calmed down, “However, for you guys to bring me here, it must be for my talent. Perhaps it’s an opportunity for me, so I need not be afraid.”
“For master to have today’s achievements, it’s indeed not accidental. With this determination, your future achievements will surely shine throughout the entire Demon Realm.” Manu nodded approvingly, but his words seemed somewhat old-fashioned. “You have a major decision to make in front of you. It might be the key point for you to reach the top. It all depends on how you decide.”
“Actually, I’ve kind of guessed it.” Facing this old fox, pretending to be stupid was obviously not going to work, so Chen Rui said frankly, “As a mechanic master with no roots, I must have chosen a force that can provide me funding. I don’t care about who’s the target. I only care whether this force can give me everything I want and whether it can let me take a step forward to the peak of grandmaster.”
“Really?” Manu was still smirking without answering.
“Are you doubting my talent?” Chen Rui seemed to be insulted, and he was agitated, “It’s undeniable that my combat power can only be regarded as ants in front of all of you. However, not to be rude, but all of you are just ants in the field of mechanics! Even Nate, who is known as the top mechanic master in the Demon Realm now, will be defeated by me completely if we compete against the master contest’s rules!”
A large part of that act was based on a real character which was was Master Xingxing. Manu nodded secretly and said, “Master, please don’t get me wrong. Your shine in the mechanic contest has spread throughout the Demon Realm, including a lot of mechanic masters thought you might be the most possible in becoming the first mechanic grand master in the past 10,000 years. I’m not doubting your capabilities and talents.” Manu took a few steps with the same smile, but his voice was lowered, “I can give you the artifact to study, provide the best workshop in the Demon Realm and provide all the materials and instruments you want. However, you must make a choice.”
Manu turned around, the squinting right eye opened slightly and emitting a strange black light. An overwhelming amount of pressure had surrounded Chen Rui in an instant, “Subdue to me!”
Its the power again? They really thought their power were invincible, don’t they?
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