“National Security Special Operations Bureau, Ninth Bureau, Third Squad Leader, Liu Zhigang. Nickname – 18!”
After 18 finished his words, Wang Yuechuan had a trace of solemnity. At this time, 18 took out a small ID from his clothes to prove his identity.
Wang Yuechuan reached out his hand to take it. He opened it up and took a look. There was the stamp, signature, and various proofs. For a person who had handled cases for many years, he was capable of verifying the validity of these documents.
After closing the ID, Wang Yuechuan took a deep breath and sent the ID back to 18’s hand with both hands respectfully. Then, he took a step back and stomped on the ground. His standing posture was upright. He raised his hand to salute, “Wang Yuechuan of Provincial Public Security Bureau salutes Chief Liu!”
18 said in a serious tone, “I have obtained your superiors’ consent. I have a special mission entrusted to you. Would you like to accept it?”
Wang Yuechuan put his hands close to both sides of his waist, “I’m willing to follow the official arrangements!”
18 said, “Great! Pick up the fruit knife on the table.”
Wang Yuechuan walked forward, picked up the fruit knife, and took a step back again. Then, he stood back to the original spot. The whole process happened meticulously.
“Take this knife and stab the traffic policeman downstairs.”
Wang Yuechuan was startled but frowned. He wasn’t rash because 18’s request this time was to stab but not to kill.
18 explained slowly, “We need you to become a wanted criminal and then flee. Next, I need you to join a particular organization.”
“An international mercenary group.” 18 took out a USB flash drive from his clothes. “Here’s the information of this mercenary group. After you read it, destroy it immediately.”
“Understood!” Wang Yuechuan took a deep breath.
At this time, Wang Yuechuan understood why 18 asked him the previous questions. However, the operation this time required him to act as an undercover agent.
But, why am I merely a member of the Provincial Public Security Bureau sent to undergo this task instead of 18, the organization’s elite?
“I know you have a lot of doubts in your heart.” 18 said slowly at this time, “But for some reason, I can’t tell you the truth for the time being. But you can rest assured that the country will not give up anyone loyal to serve. We need your service because of important reasons. I hope you can understand.”
18 went on to say, “From now on, you will be retired from all duties. During the mission, you will not be able to get any support. At the same time, your only contact is me! I can give you a day to explain to your close relatives, but you must not divulge any content of our conversation tonight. Otherwise, you will be punished with treason!”
“Yes, sir. There’s no need for that!” said Wang Yuechuan calmly.
18 nodded and then took out a black mobile phone, “Take this phone. We will use this phone to contact each other in the future.”
Wang Yuechuan nodded solemnly and accepted the phone directly. He suddenly asked, “Sir, if I stabbed the traffic policeman downstairs, what would happen to him?”
18 said indifferently, “You don’t have to worry about this. I will naturally manage it. I believe you can tell how to avoid a fatal stab leading to death.
“Sir, may I ask, is this the way to make me a wanted criminal?” asked Wang Yuechuan.
“En, that’s the most direct way.” 18 nodded, “Of course, we can forge many reasons. But what reason is more simple and rude than assaulting a police officer? We can’t do it to ordinary people. For the traffic officer downstairs, we will naturally compensate for him. You can rest assured.”
“If this is the case, sir, I don’t think I need to stab him.” Wang Yuechuan said slowly, “In fact, before I came to see you, I’m already a wanted murderer.”
18 startled. He assessed Wang Yuechuan, but he didn’t ask the reason and nodded, “Murderer? Great. A murderer dares to come and see me. You are the first one!”
18 shook his head and patted Wang Yuechuan on the shoulder, “The wine in this mansion is splendid. Don’t waste the opportunity. Stay here for a while, as the last relaxation before the mission. What awaits you are beasts.”
18 left. Wang Yuechuan watched him leave calmly. He sat in the room reserved a long time ago. The facility in this place was top-notch. There was this computer next to him, which seemed to be prepared beforehand for him to view the information in the USB flash drive.
Wang Yuechuan did not check the information on the USB flash drive immediately. Instead, he took out his phone and dialed a number.
His superior, the leader he trusted, was also the person who brought him to the Lanling Mansion. It was still the voice he was familiar with, the father who adopted him home from the orphanage and raised him as an adult.
“Did you meet him?”
Wang Yuechuan nodded, “I met him. He gave me a mission.”
“En, you don’t need to tell me what exactly is a mission. It involves the affairs of that organization, which needs to be kept strictly confidential.”
“Got it.” Wang Yuechuan nodded.
On the one hand, he made this call to verify 18’s identity. After hearing his father’s reply, he had no doubt about it. The next purpose for him was to say goodbye.
There was silence on the other end of the phone, and finally, a voice came, “Yuechuan. Be careful no matter what you do.”
Wang Yuechuan’s heart warmed. He whispered, “You said I am a monkey. My life is hardy. Don’t worry about it. However, I’m afraid I won’t be able to come back this Chinese New Year. You should take care of your body. By the way, it’s Christmas Eve tonight. It’s not our holiday but enjoy the occasion. Merry Christmas, dad.”
After 18 saying this sentence, he showed a sly smile and then turned his phone off. At this moment, he was standing on Tiantai Mountain in a building quite far away from the Lanling Mansion.
“Huh, I found you!”
At this time, a hearty voice suddenly appeared behind 18. He turned around and saw a young man with a scarf around his neck and a bag. It was Dazhe.
Dazhe blinked and floated over curiously. He assessed, “Number 18, what are you doing in this outfit? How did you become a man? Oh! I know. You found another investor again. Isn’t it? Sister Number 18, do you want me to act with you?”
18’s body gradually changed as she turned around. When she faced Dazhe, she had already turned into a black figure wearing a black robe.
Dazhe was a little uncomfortable with it. He felt Little Lu’s appearance much more pleasing to the eye.
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