Location- The Dark Moon City, financial officer sheriff residence.
Characters- Chen Rui, Zola, Kia, Paglio, Krobelus, Roman, Delia. (Note: All were present)
Pet- Little black horse. (Note: Dodo’s whereabouts was unknown)
Plaintiff- Ms. Zola, the fairy dragon.
The defendant- Everyone. (Remarks: Athena, Kia, Roman, and Delia belonged to consecutive seats.)
The defendant’s representative, Chen Rui, had been stating, “This is what happened. Please forgive me, Zola. As the Dark Moon was in danger at that time, I was eager to leave, and I didn’t have time to explain these things to you. Time can change many things. The grievances back then have passed for 2000 years. We are all close friends now. Zola, for my sake, will you forgive Paglio?”
Krobelus was not familiar with Ms. Fairy Dragon. Seeing Zola’s answer, her face suddenly showed joy, while Chen Rui and Paglio’s faces were bitter. For this lady, this typical fake daze answer was not reliable at all.
“Zola, I have stored the silver box in the Fountain of Vitality. You can retrieve it anytime for research as you wish…” Seeing Ms. Fairy Dragon’s eyes light up, Chen Rui took advantage to add another sentence, “Dead duck dragon… Uh, Paglio is my most trusted partner. His strength is sealed by the ancient runes now. Can you help him lift it?”
Upon hearing the last sentence, Ms. Fairy Dragon didn’t seem to hear clearly, “What?”
“I mean, can you help Paglio lift the seal for my sake?”
“Lift the seal…”
Chen Rui saw that this was not working well, so his tone changed, “Paglio and I are in a symbiotic contract relationship. He is too weak now. If he meets an old enemy like the crystal dragon Jacob again, he will definitely die. Then I will have to die as well. You really want to see this happen?”
Zola finally stopped her fake daze, and a faint sharp gaze flashed from behind her glasses and fell on the poison dragon. Paglio knew that he was guilty, so he bowed his head, not daring to look at her.
In fact, Chen Rui was also very guilty, mainly to Athena and Kia. I wanted to confess to them about Zola several times. However, due to bad opportunities, or perhaps my intention to delay matters, I never said it. It’s even worse now. The Fairy Dragon came personally, divulging our “affair” directly.
“These 2 are your women?” Zola did not directly respond to Chen Rui’s request, but she turned her attention to Athena and Kia.
(They are really pretty indeed, especially the charming succubus, but in terms of beauty, they are still not as good as me)
“This is Athena, this is Kia.” Chen Rui forced himself to introduce the 3 to each other, “This is Zola.”
A very unskillful introduction.
“You’re Kia?” Zola’s eyes lit up. The little maid was frightened. When she recalled Paglio describing the terrifying extent of a certain research madwoman, she couldn’t help but to shrink to Athena’s side. When Athena looked at Zola, she slightly frowned, but did not say anything.
Zola looked at Paglio, and then at Chen Rui’s expecting look. She finally became a self-appointed judge to make the final judgment, “Your place is not bad, so I decided to stay! Kia will be my dedicated costume designer from now on. Every day… Uh, design a dress for me every week; Athena will be my handyman… Uh, personal life assistant; then cow… emerald dragon will be my maid, then maybe I will put aside the hatred with that guy. However, the silver box and half of that bastard’s treasure must be handed over! If I am in a good mood, maybe I can research how to lift his seal.”
(Hehe! I use this method to subdue those 2 women and spare that damn poison dragon too. It is considered giving face to this man, right…)
Everyone was a little dumbfounded when these words came out. This miss is really being overly close. She actually considers herself the ‘master’ here?
The problem is that in terms of power, everyone here is not her opponent.
“Hmph!” Delia was actually the first to speak. She disregarded Roman’s wink and stood up suddenly without even looking at Zola, “I’m not feeling very well. I’ll go back and rest first.”
“Who is that? Wait!” Zola narrowed her eyes and scanned Delia for a while. “You seem to have some powerful curse or control power right? Although I can’t eliminate this control, I have a way to isolate it so that you are not affected.”
Zola’s eyesight was indeed amazing. She could see through Delia’s [Soul Shackles] at a glance, and she actually proposed a way to isolate it. Despite the power of the IIlusive Shield, Delia suffered from the [Soul Shackles] attacks every few days because the root problem was not solved. It was aggravating.
When Roman heard that Zola had a way, he was about to speak, but Delia glared back.
“No need.” Delia left a cold answer and turned around; Roman quickly followed her.
As Zola looked at Delia who was not looking back, she frowned slightly.
(Hmph! Ungrateful woman! I am being kind!)
Paglio frowned, and he finally said, “I can give you the silver box and all my treasures. This sets off our grievances back then. As for the removal of the seal… Little Betty, you still have some injury on your body, let’s go treat it first.”
Krobelus wanted to say that there was nothing wrong with her. However, seeing Paglio’s solemn expression, she nodded without talking.
The poison dragon and his wife also left. Seeing the awkward situation, the little maid also left with Athena. Even the little black horse felt that the atmosphere was not right, so it went back to its nest to eat fruit.
Only Chen Rui and Zola remained in the entire yard.
Chen Rui looked at the empty yard, and the countless thoughts that had been turning in his mind suddenly turned into a sigh. Zola said indifferently, “It’s okay that these eyesores left. It seems much more peaceful.”
Chen Rui was silent for a moment. He shook his head and said, “The eyesores you mentioned include my most beloved women and my most trusted partner. By denying them, I also lost my most basic value.”
Zola bit her lip gently and didn’t say anything.
“Didn’t we agree that I will return to the Rainbow Valley in 1 month at the earliest? The time was too hasty last time, so I didn’t have the time to explain to you. I didn’t mean to lie to you, but I didn’t expect you to look for me now.”
“Oh,” responded Zola.
(Can’t you see it? I… I missed you, liar, so I came to look for you…)
“Due to that accident, the relationship between us progressed a bit too quickly… but I was very delighted afterwards,” Chen Rui suddenly took Zola’s hand, making Ms. Fairy Dragon’s heart racing again unconsciously. “I am surprised that you came to look for me, but I’m still very happy. During this time, although I’m very busy, I think of you from time to time, thinking about your face. It’s true.”
“Oh.” Zola still responded like this, but her fake daze’s pretense had almost been completely smashed by the joy that couldn’t be concealed in her eyes.
(It turns out that I am not the only one who feels this way.)
(Hehe! I will officially forgive you for being a liar.)
“Actually, whether you, Athena, Kia, or the 2 other women, you all are the most brilliant and perfect treasures. Having 1 is already the greatest blessing in my life. I can sacrifice my life to protect you all, but I don’t know what I should do now… It’s because of my greed and discontent. It is my fault, it is all my fault.” Chen Rui let out a long sigh. Even Zola could feel his burden and frustration.
“I just want to calm down now to think about our relationship… and our future, if there is a future between us.” Chen Rui gently let go of Zola’s hand and turned around. He slowly walked toward the door.
Zola’s heart froze inexplicably as she watched the man’s decadent figure walk out the door. Her mouth opened, but she didn’t say a word in the end.
In front of the window of the room, a pair of eyes were staring at everything. Seeing Chen Rui’s leaving back, those red eyes gradually closed, as if thinking about something.
Ms. Fairy Dragon’s high spirit before coming to the Dark Moon or her hatred when she saw her old enemy suddenly disappeared; her heart was empty. In a trance, she seemed to have lost the most important thing. She had somehow returned to the hotel from the unwelcoming courtyard.
Zola’s mood was very down. Even if her most important experiment failed, she had never been so depressed as if she had been infected by the man’s heavy mood.
(What did I do wrong?)
After some time, there was a knock on the door, interrupting Zola’s thoughts.
(Is Yini back?)
Zola opened the door, and the person at the door surprised her. It was actually the one she had appointed as… her personal life assistant, Athena.
“Ms. Zola, can I come in?”
Athena walked into the room, and Zola closed the door.
The 2 were speechless for a while, and the atmosphere was a bit strange.
(Are you here to show off to me?)
(I am at the peak stage of Demon Overlord. Once I move my fingers, you little Great Demon King will be dead. Who’s afraid of you?)
“Ms. Zola, I’m not a woman who is good at talking.” Athena broke the silence, “It’s just that as the woman of that man too, I have a few words in my heart that I want to tell you.”
“Chen Rui has the inheritance of the ancient grand master. In just over a year, he has leapt from being completely powerless to Demon Emperor-level power. It is only a matter of time before he becomes a Demon Overlord. Moreover, he has various powerful inheritances such as mechanics, black potions, and so on. His future and power are limitless.”
“Although I met Chen Rui earlier than you, I can’t compare to you when it comes to beauty. It is even more impossible to compare with you in terms of strength…”
“Then are you willing to give him up? I can give you…” Zola knew she said something wrong as soon as she said it, so she suddenly stopped the rest of the words.
“Impossible.” Athena shook her head resolutely, “It is impossible to separate me from him at any price. If there is a stronger person who uses death or benefit to force you to give up on him, would you agree to it?”
“Of course not!” Zola blurted out, then she understood and remained silent.
“Then if a woman suddenly appears now and wants to snatch him away, what would you do?”
“Damn it! I will never… agree!” Zola’s voice had become very low when she said ‘agree’.
Obviously, she was now the woman who snatched Athena’s man.
(You said you’re not good at talking!)
(Am I … Am I really so detestable?)
Unconsciously, Ms. Fairy Dragon lost her confidence.
Was Chen Rui acting it or it was his true feeling?
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