Feng Lingran observed the little girl’s worried and frightened expression, and he touched her head with his slender fingers, “I won’t let anything happen to you.”
He said as if he was very confident in it, but he failed to make Xiao Xi feel at ease. What does he mean by not letting anything happen to me? Does he want to bring me out of this place?
Xiao Xi wanted to continue asking. This was related to her life. But Nu Er had filled the spring water with a bamboo tube and returned, so Xiao Xi didn’t have a chance to continue asking.
“Miss, this spring water is sweet and quenches your thirst. Please drink it.”
Nu Er was holding the bamboo tube with both hands, and her little finger slightly tilted up, passing it to Xiao Xi.
Xiao Xi took back all her expressions, licked her dry lips, and took the bamboo tube with her little hand. Her eyebrows were curved, and she smiled and said, “Nu Er, you are so nice.”
Nightshade saw Xiao Xi’s face-changing skill in his eyes and scolded her for being hypocritical in his mind.
Xiao Xi drank the spring water in the bamboo tube, and a sweet and clean taste glided down her throat. It was very moist and comfortable, “This spring water is really delicious.”
“If Miss likes it, Nu Er will tell people to come here and move the spring water back to Spirit Palace.”
Nu Er took the empty bamboo tube from Xiao Xi’s hand and saw that Xiao Xi’s wet lips were like peach blossom petals after the rain in March which were still in a bud, but they were already attractive enough.
The lady is so pretty, even her lips are so pretty.
Nu Er’s peach blossom eyes were flickering, and her red lips were slightly raised. She is getting more and more like Miss.
“Ah? That’s too much trouble.” Xiao Xi shook her head.
“As long as Miss likes it.” Nu Er added a sentence. As long as you like, it is never a problem.
This way, Nu Er almost followed Xiao Xi by her side. She even wanted to follow Xiao Xi to the toilet. However, Nu Er didn’t go overboard, and she only followed Xiao Xi.
In one word, Xiao Xi was her god. She couldn’t afford to lose her again. Now, wherever “god” goes, she naturally wants to follow closely.
Even Feng Lingran didn’t bother Nu Er’s attitude toward Xiao Xi. As long as Nu Er didn’t touch Xiao Xi, it was fine for Feng Lingran.
Nan Gongyin had been very quiet for the past few days. He almost never said a word. Those cold moon-like eyes resembled a calm lake with no fluctuations. No one could see what he was thinking now.
The words he spoke to Xiao Xi, and the gentle he showed to Xiao Xi were as if just an illusory dream.
He was still him; the noble His Royal Highness of the Southern Lin Dynasty. The crown prince that no one could move him.
Xiao Xi held a green foxtail  in her mouth and squatted in the grass, and Nu Er was standing not far away with her back to her.
Xiao Xi didn’t untie her belt and pee at all. She frowned. We almost reach Spirit Palace. What is Feng Lingran doing? Does he want to stay? Is the treasure really so important to him?
Xiao Xi suddenly felt uncomfortable in her heart, and her small hand was pulling the grass on the ground. He even said that I’m his future concubine. He didn’t care about my life and death at all. Is he faking to be nice to me?
Damn Feng Lingran.
“Miss, are you done?”
Nu Er’s stream-like sound came.
Xiao Xi got up and spat out the green foxtail in her mouth, “Okay, I’m done.”
Xiao Xi followed Nu Er back to Feng Lingran. This time, when Feng Lingran bent over to hug Xiao Xi, Xiao Xi turned around and did not let Feng Lingran hug her.
The closer she got to the Spirit Palace, the more panic she was. She was afraid that a change would make her unbearable.
Feng Lingran saw Xiao Xi turning around with an unhappy look. He frowned slightly, and his thin lips were sealed tightly.
In a blink of an eye, the few people arrived at Spirit Palace.
At the entrance of the Spirit Palace, Nu Er turned around, and the peach blossom eyes swept from Nan Gongyin’s face to Feng Lingran’s face, and there was a faint evil smile on her mouth.
“Three days later, Miss will choose her husband. It depends on your capabilities whether you can get Miss’ heart..” Suddenly, Nu Er said again, “The day when Miss chooses her husband is the day when the dowries appear now.”
Nan Gongyin and Feng Lingran glanced at each other; the cold moon-like eyes and chilling eyes met. There was a tension between them.
Xiao Xi hugged Ling Er in her arms and her heart skipped for a moment. She gripped Ling Er’s snowwhite fur nervously. Ling Er felt so painful that it turned its head to look at her.
Xiao Xi lowered her eyes and was disappointed in her heart. As expected, in Feng Lingran’s eyes, the treasure is still more important than me.
Feng Lingran, Nan Gongyin and the others lived in the Spirit Palace.
Nu Er put Spirit Epiphyllum in Xiao Xi’s room again. She squatted beside the bed, and her peach blossom eyes looked at Xiao Xi who was sitting on the bed and she said, “Miss, Nu Er knows maybe you don’t want to get married so early. It’s fine. After you choose your husband and the dowries left by Madam appear, Nu Er will kill all of them.”
Nu Er’s eyes flashed a bloody red light. As long as Miss wasn’t willing, she wouldn’t force her Miss. Nu Er was forced to do so for the dowries left by Madam, but no one was qualified to restrict Miss’ freedom.
Xiao Xi was shocked and looked at Nu Er. It turns out that Nu Er doesn’t really want me to choose a husband. She just wants the treasures to appear. Then, that is to say, whether Nan Gongyin or Feng Lingran will be selected, their ending is still dead?
No, not only Nan Gongyin and Feng Lingran, but also Wan Qiyu and Nightshade; everyone who appeared here.
Xiao Xi reached out and grabbed Nu Er’s long and sharp fingers, then she frowned and said, “Nu Er, although I don’t want to get married so early, I don’t want you to kill anyone.”
Nu Er looked at Xiao Xi’s little hand holding her fingers and wondered, “Miss, if Nu Er doesn’t kill them, they will bring trouble to you.”
Especially Feng Lingran, a man, who had an exclusive domineering nature toward women, made her very disliked.
Xiao Xi smiled, “Trouble? Nu Er, what if I’m not your Miss? Are you going to kill me as well?”
Nu Er frowned, looking at the sadness that flashed through Xiao Xi’s eyes. She flipped her hand to hold Xiao Xi’s little hand, “Miss, you don’t think nonsense. You are you, they are them. No matter how Nu Er treats them, Nu Er will never hurt Miss.”
Xiao Xi’s heart gradually fell to the bottom. Yeah! Nu Er will not hurt her Miss, but I’m not her Miss, so Nu Er will hurt me.
“I’m tired, Nu Er. Can you go out!”
Xiao Xi took back her little hand and closed her tired eyes.
“Miss.” Nu Er opened her mouth, but she closed it back again as she saw Xiao Xi close her eyes. Her peach blossom eyes looked at Xiao Xi’s quiet little face for a moment, then she got up and covered the quilt on her before leaving the room.
Ling Er was cultivating in front of the Spirit Epiphyllum. She couldn’t see Xiao Xi’s sorrow.
After Nu Er left, Xiao Xi got up from the bed, opened the door, and went out.
Xiao Xi took a look at the right where Feng Lingran was staying. She wanted to go to Feng Lingran’s place. As she made her first step, she paused again. If Feng Lingran is willing to bring me away, I won’t be in the Spirit Palace now.
In this case, what other hopes did she have for Feng Lingran?
Xiao Xi gritted her teeth and turned toward the direction where Nan Gongyin lived. There was nothing more important than who would take her away now.
Treasures are indeed valuable, but the price of love is higher. If my life is lost, treasures and love won’t matter anymore.
Now, Xiao Xi had this kind of mentality now.
Xiao Xi pushed the door, and Nan Gongyin just took a shower. He was wearing a loose robe which seemed like he had just put it on.
“Ugh…” Xiao Xi saw a hint of jade color on Nan Gongyin’s chest. He was exuding a faint fragrance. She glanced at him twice, then she continued, “Sorry, I don’t know you are bathing.”
Nan Gongyin’s jade face blushed a little when he was seen by Xiao Xi. He closed his robe on his chest, “Now that you know, why didn’t you turn around in shame.”
Xiao Xi smiled and looked at him closed the robe, “You didn’t expose much, so I don’t need to turn around.”
Besides, it’s not that I haven’t seen it. When I helped him apply the medicine, didn’t I see it already? If I turn around, it would make myself seem guilty instead.
“Okay, you win.” Nan Gongyin was a little helpless. “Why is Xi’er looking for me late at night?”
Xiao Xi was a little hesitant. After a short while, she frowned and said worriedly, “I’m not Nu Er’s Miss. I want to leave here, Nan Gongyin. Are you willing to help me get out of here?”
If Nan Gongyin is unwilling, what should I do? Is it that… I have to figure out a way to leave myself?
Nan Gongyin looked at Xiao Xi’s worried face and didn’t answer Xiao Xi immediately, but he asked after a long while, “If I help you to leave this place, would you like to go to the Southern Lin Dynasty with me?”
Xiao Xi froze for a moment. She did not expect Nan Gongyin to ask this question.
Xiao Xi’s dark eyes rolled slightly. Soonm she realized that the condition for Nan Gongyin to help her leave this place was to let her leave Feng Lingran and follow him back to the Southern Lin Dynasty.
Xiao Xi was a little surprised in her heart. At this moment, she suddenly didn’t understand Nan Gongyin. The man was so close yet so far to her that she couldn’t see through him. If he really likes me, how can he hold himself until now when Feng Lingran and I were so intimate with each other? If he doesn’t like me, he doesn’t have to give up the treasures here and follow me back to the Southern Lin Dynasty.
Seeing Xiao Xi didn’t reply for a long time.
Nan Gongyin suddenly approached Xiao Xi, squatted down, and put his hands on her shoulders, forcing her to look at him.
“Xi’er, since Feng Lingran is not willing to leave here for you, what are you expecting? Am I really so bad that I’m not comparable to Feng Lingran no matter how?”
Xiao Xi’s heart trembled slightly, and he had a slight pain.
She shook her head. She felt so painful that even tears were about to come out, “No, it’s not like this. Yin, don’t say that. You say like that, you really make my heart hurt.”
What is going on? Why does my heart hurt so much? Why can’t I bear Nan Gongyin saying such words to me?
It was as if someone had cast a voodoo on her.
Nan Gongyin saw Xiao Xi’s painful face, and his face slightly changed. His eyes had become calm as he embraced Xiao Xi in his arms.
“Xi’er, it’s my bad. I will not say anything.”
When Xiao Xi was in his arms, the pain gradually disappeared. She was sweating all over her head as she was panting slightly. She suddenly asked, “Nan Gongyin, did you do anything to me?”
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