Isabella continued to talk. Perhaps because she had full confidence in that kind of poison, or perhaps Chen Rui was almost a dead person, so she unhurriedly confided the secret in her heart.
“Actually, I deliberately let Rommel realize that I instigated Lordan. When you gave me the black potion before being taken away by Doren, I knew that the maid beside me was Rommel’s spy, but I didn’t kill her. No matter whether you succeed in coming back or not, I have another plan. I’ll use another person to fake my death in order to escape from the capital and the ‘Bloodfall’.”
Chen Rui’s lips moved, but he didn’t ask because he knew Isabella would go on.
“Want to know why I want to leave? One of my relatives, who is also my enemy, has finally died. As long as I hide in the dark and kill another enemy, then I can find a secluded place and change my appearance; or I can live until I die of old age alone; or just find a man who is more honest to marry because I’m really tired…” Isabella sighed. She seemed to have removed her usual fake charm. There was only exhaustion and boredom remained on her face.
Chen Rui listened silently. This enemy of her family should be Sabrina. Why did the sisters turn into enemies?
“But even this plan failed because of you.” Isabella looked at Chen Rui with a complex look in her eyes. “What I can’t understand is that after Rommel’s lobbying, it was impossible that you couldn’t tell that the previous things were planned by me with your wisdom. Why do you have to be soft-hearted for a woman who tried to kill you several times? Why did you get rid of Rommel in turn? What is your purpose?”
Chen Rui still did not speak. What Isabella saw through should be a “liar” from the human world, but she did not discover my deeper purpose. My real purpose is not for money, but to destroy Obsidian for the Dark Moon. “Saving” Isabella is just to further deepen the conflict between Obsidian and the elder families. It is also for the purpose of seeking the Breeze Shadow Boots in the future. However, Isabella actually wants fake death to escape from the Bloodfall organization. This is something I didn’t expect. I didn’t expect that I actually ruined her plan by mistake. Could this be the reason why she personally kills me this time?
Isabella smiled self-deprecatingly, “In fact, we all know that from the beginning, we are just putting up a show to each other. You should know very well what kind of woman I am. I have been married many times. I’m just a slutty and vicious woman. Don’t tell me that you really fall for me in this fake show. This joke is not funny at all.”
“Since you think it’s a joke, then there is no need to explain it.” Chen Rui shook his head reluctantly. “I just don’t understand 1 thing. The slutty woman’s skill in kissing is so unskilled? Let’s assume that those men you married were bewildered by some kind of illusion all day long.”
Roman once said that once the power of the evil eye could be truly integrated, [The Eye of Evil] could be described as infinitely mysterious. In terms of illusion alone, it was by no means inferior to [The Eye of Incubus] of the Leviathan Royal Family. The reason Isabella knew about Trevante’s evil eye lair was probably because she had trained before in it. She might even have obtained an evil eye lifelong companion beast.
Moreover, most of her marriage partners were just high-powered people who were not really powerhouses, so this speculation was very possible, but perhaps that no one would believe it. According to the capital’s rumours, this Lady Devil’s Snare was a slutty and social flower who had experiences with countless men.
Isabella sneered coldly, “These are not the main points. If it is 200 years ago, maybe I would have been moved by you, but now… no matter what flirty words you used today, you can’t escape death.”
“You just said… that people can’t always fall in the same place.” Before launching his attack, Chen Rui intended to uncover more secrets, especially about the Breeze Shadow Boots. “As my last request before death, I want to know, back then… it should have been 200 years ago… what happened?”
Isabella was dumbfounded for a while, and she said faintly, “In fact, it’s nothing. It’s just that an ignorant girl met a honey-tongued human man. He said that she was as pure and beautiful as Snow Dallet from Holy Light Mountain. He wanted to personally pluck the flower for her. The ignorant and stupid girl believed this man. She even forged a feud with her sister. As a result, the man deceived the girl’s most precious things and never returned. As time passed, the stupid and ignorant Snow Dallet becomes the highly poisonous Devil’s Snare. It’s just such a simple cliche story.”
Isabella spoke extremely calmly as if she was telling a story about someone who had nothing to do with her, but Chen Rui could feel that there was a deep numbness which was more painful than pain in the calm tone. He had seen this kind of numbness in Kia back then.
This poisonous Devil’s Snare was also a girl like Snow Dallet long ago.
No wonder there was that kind of reaction when I mentioned Snow Dallet. She must have remembered her hateful past.
Chen Rui smiled bitterly in his heart. He didn’t think that the holy flower, which he thought was a breakthrough, turned out to be a fatal trigger. The reason why he was murdered at the first meeting should be at least 3 key words: human, man, Snow Dallet.
“But, this is not the main reason why I want to kill you this time. If you are just simply a liar, I’m just a woman who is too tired to find support. If we go on this way slowly, maybe our ending will be different. Unfortunately, you are not.”
Isabella’s tone changed as she slowly shook her head, “You’re the royal family of the human world with the [Body of Light Blessing] and great ambitions. You are an illegitimate prince! I thought the bottle of eternal potion was fake; I didn’t expect it to be real. I believe you have changed your original plan to flee after getting the money and want to truly rely on the power of the Demon Realm to seize the throne in the human world. Your cooperation with the Demon Realm will continue for a long time…”
“Bloodfall is an organization with equal power and ambitions. The conditions they can give you are much better than those of Obsidian, who has many scruples. For you who are deliberately trying to win the throne, you definitely cannot refuse it. In fact, I did not report the black potion incident to the Bloodfall, but this organization has many spies inside of the Fallen Angel Capital. It is surely not just me. They have learned about your secret cooperation with Obsidian. From your appearance in the Fallen Angel Capital today, the magic message has quickly reached the Bloodfall. The person sent by this organization to recruit you is already halfway to the capital. He will arrive in 2 days at most.”
At this time, Isabella no longer needed to lie. Chen Rui was secretly surprised. He even guessed wrongly last time. Isabella did not reveal the secret of the black potion, but it was someone else. The problem should be with Obsidian. It was probably someone close to him.
“Once you can obtain the unique resource of the Demon Realm, the black potion, the strength of ‘Bloodfall’ will be greatly enhanced. When they cause a disaster, the Demon Realm will fall into complete chaos. I can’t just sit back and watch this happen… This is one of the reasons why you are dying. However, I’m not so noble. The ambition to save the Demon Realm doesn’t match a selfish woman like me.” Isabella laughed self-deprecatingly, “I was forced to join this organization. Both my father and brother died because of this organization. I just wanted revenge. The other most important reason is that according to my intel, the person who is sent to the capital this time to contact you in multiple days is precisely my other enemy. I must kill him!”
The death of his father and brother? Another enemy? Chen Rui seemed to think of something。 An enemy’s name faintly appeared in his mind.
“This enemy is very powerful. I’m not his opponent. I can only use you… In the next few days, your soul power will gradually dissipate and become a puppet under my control. Your body will also have the terrifying energy of self-explosion like Lordan. At that time, I will control you to meet that enemy, and then I’ll wait for the opportunity to launch the explosion. However, his strength is the peak of the Demon Emperor, so the danger of my attack this time is also very high. It is very likely that I will die. Take it as… dying together with you.”
After Isabella finished speaking, she glanced at him faintly, “Now, do you regret that you met a selfish and vicious woman like me?”
Chen Rui looked at Isabella quietly. He did not feel fear or anger because of her words. This should be the most true side of this Devil’s Snare flower now. The reason she wanted to kill him was to prevent the black potion from falling into the hands of the Bloodfall organization as well as avenging her enemy.
In fact, everyone is self-centered. Isabella’s experience was worthy of sympathy, but it did not mean that it was completely forgivable. From the point of view of “Charles”, he was just an innocent person, and even “did” a lot for her, but he was treated like this.
“Before my soul dissipates, I have one last question. What is your enemy’s name?”
Isabella was a little surprised that he was still raising such unnecessary questions at this time, but she still said, “Broc. Leviathan, the current patriarch of the Envy Royal Family. He is officially the head of the 3 generals of the Dark Shadow Empire and an elite member of the Bloodfall. My only dearest brother died in his hands.”
It really is Broc! He actually climbed to the position of Leviathan’s patriarch. Could it be that Manu…
In this way, even though Isabella had a bad attitude toward Roman, she still kept in mind the kinship of Roman’s father. The finest diamond must be cut. She was probably not trying to kill Roman at the Trevante’s evil eye cave at that time, but to test or train him…
“Ms. Isabella, there is such a sentence – Sometimes we may not be able to choose to start, but we can choose our end. Our own end.”
With that said, Chen Rui stood up slowly. Isabella’s pupils contracted, and she was in disbelief – According to the toxicity and the time, “Charles” should not have this strength. From the calm look and faint power breath, he doesn’t look like he is deeply poisoned!
As Isabella’s left eye suddenly turned golden, a powerful aura burst out. She was ready to respond to the attack from the opponent.
“If I really want to attack you, a sneak attack is easier than a blatant attack in the situation just now.” Chen Rui shook his head, “For a woman who wants to kill me 4 times, I definitely can’t let her go. However, I only think of one thing now, and that is to kill the man named Broc!”
Isabella shook. She almost couldn’t believe what she heard.
“In the end… we may part ways or even become enemies; or, the next time we meet, we are just a stranger who passed by… But before that, I will do this thing for you. Maybe this is the last thing.”
This sentence was actually a pun. After speaking, Chen Rui glanced at her profoundly, “I swear by the [Body of Light Blessing] that I will kill Broc. Leviathan!”
Killing Broc was actually Chen Rui’s oath long ago. Now that he heard the news of Broc’s arrival, he would never let go of this opportunity, so he decided to temporarily put aside his grievances with Isabella and join forces with her to deal with their biggest enemy.
Hearing these words, Isabella had another incredible feeling. Although in the past courteous and insincere encounters, she could always feel that ingenuity, but this oath was sonorous and powerful. It was not at all artificial.
It is my first time seeing such a foolish man.
However, this man is not really foolish. His plan almost fooled the entire Demon Realm. He is a terrifying sage and a politician who desperately needs the Demon Realm’s help in seizing the throne. Doesn’t killing Broc completely sever the hope of joining forces with Bloodfall? It will also attract the revenge of that huge force. There will be endless troubles.
Is it really because of that funny “joke”?
Isabella’s eyes were intertwined with complex expressions. For the first time, the lake that had been silent as stagnant water truly began to ripple.
“Charles…” Isabella’s lips opened, seeming to want to ask, but finally she didn’t have the courage to do so.
(If only this was the man that I met back then… Unfortunately, there is no “if” in this world. Now… I’m just a sinister and vicious woman…)
In fact, Chen Rui’s real intention was only to stabilize Isabella. Even if I really want to deal with her, putting victory or loss aside, now is not the time. I must first deal with that more important common enemy.
Isabella is decisive, and her means are fierce and vicious. She is definitely not an innocent and kind woman, but… maybe her essence is not bad. It is considered excusable, but even if those old grievances are not pursued for the time being, the Dark Moon’s affairs are too important to be disclosed even a little.
As for Broc, it is absolutely necessary to kill him. It is certainly not for Isabella, but also for Delia and Roman.
“Okay, we don’t have much time left.” Chen Rui looked solemn as if nothing happened just now. “I need to master the accurate intel of Broc. Then we will discuss how to deal with this guy. As for other things, put it aside for now, okay?” Isabella took a deep breath. In any case, Broc was the biggest enemy at the moment. She immediately suppressed the distracting thoughts and finally nodded, “Okay!”
With the “empowered” sword, Broc should be powerful foe right? 🙃
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