It was not difficult to imagine that when a curse shrouded the whole village, how much the villagers attached importance to a ‘fresh outsider.’ It came to the point where almost all men in the village were dispatched.
Outside the crowd, many women in the village watched with faint anxiety on their faces… and a trace of anticipation.
Mo Xiaofei glanced at Kizhirou and Takeko. Without saying anything, he walked out and met with Master Nagato, the Unripe Rice Village’s samurai household.
Master Nagato assessed Mo Xiaofei and said, “Are you a samurai? Do you have identification?”
“Just treat me as a wandering samurai.” Mo Xiaofei shook his head, then said.
Master Nagato was thinking about something, but Mo Xiaofei’s gaze was not unfamiliar with this gaze. It was like the appearance of a drug addict when he saw the hallucinogenic drug.
Master Nagato nodded, “Then, please follow me.”
The men with better clothes should belong to the samurai household, but most of them had bamboo-made sabers, including Master Nagato. Only three people wielded katana. One of them had a somewhat similar appearance to Master Nagato. He was thirty years olds. He should be the Nagato Saburo who had fled from war.
The other one was relatively young, probably not much older than the real Mo Xiaofei. He should be at the age of seventeen or eighteen, probably Master Nagato’s son or something.
“Yes, but I need to pack things up.” Mo Xiaofei nodded, then turned around and walked into the house.
Master Nagato waved his hand at this time. The house servants behind him and many village men immediately surrounded the place inside and out.
Naturally, these couldn’t be concealed from Mo Xiaofei’s perception. He shook his head, feeling something vaguely unspeakable for this village in his heart.
“Kojiro-dono, the people outside can’t stop you at all.”
Suddenly, there was Tagitsuhime’s voice. Mo Xiaofei frowned. He slowly turned around in the room, shook his head, and said, “They also have troubles. If we have a conflict, we will only hurt the innocent.”
Tagitsuhime also frowned slightly but did not continue on this. She said calmly, “I saw Kojiro-dono haven’t returned for a long time, so I came here to check it out.”
“Madam muse, what do you think of the village’s curse?” Mo Xiaofei asked nonchalantly.
Tagitsuhime glanced at Mo Xiaofei. Since this mortal samurai had asked, he knew of her arrival early in the morning. He even heard the conversation between her and Takeko.
Tagitsuhime did not blush. She said while frowning, “An unknown inauspicious vibe occupied this. As for the curse that the village girl just said, it’s hard to say.”
“It’s hard to say?” Mo Xiaofei was surprised.
Tagitsuhime nodded and said, “Some curses are weird and won’t be revealed right away. Even as a deity, some powerful curses require careful examination before they can be discovered.”
It was a complete mismatch to his expectation that deities should be omniscient and omnipotent. Mo Xiaofei nodded, but he directly lost a sense of awe for the so-called three Munakata Muses in his heart.
Perhaps the so-called deities are just more powerful creatures. They still have a long way from omniscience and omnipotence.
Mo Xiaofei took a deep breath at this time, “Madam Muse, I wonder if you can do me a favor?”
“Tell me about it,” replied Tagitsuhime calmly.
Mo Xiaofei said, “The Nagato family may know more about this curse, so I plan to visit Master Nagato’s house. As for Takeko, can Madam Muse make a move and check carefully to see what the curse came from?”
Tagitsuhime was surprised, “Does Kojiro-dono intend to solve the villagers’ problem?”
Mo Xiaofei said calmly, “I can’t ignore it. Since I can’t, I will naturally help.”
Tagitsuhime shook her head, “You must know that there is a reason for everything. Even if it is a drowning person, he may be a heinous person. Should we save him?”
Mo Xiaofei said with a serious face, “When you see someone drowning, the first thing you consider is whether he is a bad person before you help him?”
Mo Xiaofei shook his head, “You can’t know in advance. Once a person drowns, it’s the most dangerous situation. You don’t have time to prove how this person is. However, we can be certain that your hesitation causes the drowning person’s death. In the end, you might even learn that he is a good person, and you killed a good person personally. Conversely, if you learn that this person is a bad person later, you secretly breathe a sigh of relief. However, you have lost your soul and your heart because you drown someone.”
Tagitsuhime was silent and finally nodded, “Kojiro-dono, you should go first. I will check on this village girl carefully. I should have results before dawn. I will come to you at that time. “
“Thank you.” Mo Xiaofei smiled at this moment as if he was relieved. He then calmly walked past Tagitsuhime.
Tagitsuhime whispered to herself, “What a pure person…”
But when Susanoo returned to his shrine and was about to gather the many soldiers under him, there was a source of troops that he did not receive a response.
His oracle came, but he didn’t receive any acceptance. Susanoo felt something was amiss. As the Three Deities, they were born with Izanagi and Izanami’s power, the creators of the Yan Wuyue world. Although they could not achieve the degree of insight into everything Father Deity and Mother Deity could, they were still not bad when it came to premonitions.
“You all wait for me here!”
Inside the shrine, Susanoo, wearing scarlet samurai armor, stood up directly. He gave orders to the witches and deities below. Then, he disappeared from the shrine.
Susanoo was in charge of the ocean with many islands. The water turbulence couldn’t stop him at all. Before long, Susanoo landed directly on a bare and black rocky island.
He just landed, and he sensed the difference. The sky above the island was covered with dark clouds, lightning, and thunder all year round. At this moment, it seemed to have weakened a lot. Besides, he also found the dead body of a subordinate here.
It seemed that a slash killed him. His body was mutilated, but the wound was clean. Susanoo’s eyes behind the demon-like mask narrowed slightly, “This is the remaining sword qi? It’s so sharp. No, it’s not sword qi. It is the sword intent!”
Susanoo was surprised. While thinking about it, his body flickered, again and again, crossing distances like taking a stroll in the garden. Though, each step had a long gap in between.
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