What Dazhe knew about Lord Jin was also what he heard from others when he was young.
This old man was ninety years old. He started his family in Shanghai during the war period and had a legendary story with a boss named Du at that time.
Later, he came to this place. Rumors said that this was originally the place where Lord Jin’s ancestral home was located. He returned here to take root after the war.
Although he was living out his natural lifespan in this township, he would not be here before retirement. Lord Jin had quite a zone of influence before his organization “Shantou” was disbanded.
Dazhe had some thoughts in his mind that he wondered if the elder was more superstitious recently. So he smiled when facing Lord Jin’s question and said, “Sir, I don’t think so. I don’t believe this.”
“I knew you would say that.” Lord Jin smiled and suddenly reached out and grabbed Dazhe’s arm.
Dazhe was taken aback for a moment and then frowned. He thought to himself that the strength of this old man’s hand was so strong that it even hurt him a little bit. Dazhe subconsciously wanted to break free, but he discovered that he couldn’t shake off facing the ninety-year-old old man.
“This… Lord Jin, you…”
Only then, Lord Jin loosened his grasp. Dazhe rubbed his wrist, looked at it, and found that the area where he was caught was already red. He said in surprise, “Sir, you gain vigor with age. That’s a bit stiff. ”
“I’m getting old.” Lord Jin waved his hand and said, “It’s just a bluff to you, young people… Dazhe, I’m already ninety-something. Tell me why I still have such good strength?”
“Have…have you been working out regularly?” Dazhe thought and spoke it out.
“Oh? Play Tai Chi at the park? Then go for a walk when I have nothing to do?” Lord Jin asked as if amused.
“Go ahead, Lord Jin. I really can’t guess it.” Dazhe shook his head.
Lord Jin laughed and said, “When I was young, I met a traveling Taoist. At that time, I followed Boss Du. This Taoist was a strange man. It’s probably because my fate had decided that he passed on some simple martial arts to me… Don’t look at me like this. It’s not some mystical skill. It’s just a martial art for health preservation. It’s not that magical. But it makes me physically strong. I slept with a young girl a few days ago. Haha.”
“Lord Jin, you are hale and hearty despite the years.” Dazhe didn’t know whether to laugh or to cry, but he was surprised. “But, is there such a skill?”
“Have a seat.” Lord Jin pointed to the chair next to the buddha hall, sat down, and then said, “What? Do you think that the things passed down from our ancestors are those showy but not practical martial arts on TV? Dazhe, let me tell you. The real expert is hiding, but it’s hard for us ordinary people to meet.”
“Lord Jin… I don’t understand. Why did you tell me these things?” Dazhe asked curiously.
“Dazhe, are you not curious about martial arts that can keep you in good health? Don’t you want to learn it?” Lord Jin asked abruptly.
“Yeah, I’m rather curious.” Dazhe shook his head and said, “But I live so long for what? I’m tired enough to be a human being. My lifetime is long enough.”
“All these years.” Lord Jin suddenly said, “I have told this matter to three people in total, including you. One is my son, and the other is an old partner who had followed me for a long time. Nobody tells me they are not willing to learn except you.”
“Lord Jin, it’s not that I don’t respect you.” Dazhe said quickly, “To be honest, I am grateful that you can tell me this. But how to say…I don’t know how to say it.”
“Are you still worried about what happened back then?”
Dazhe nodded silently.
“All these years, I have heard about what happened since you came out.” Lord Jin sighed and said, “You are not showing up, and you are not in contact with people in the past. You occasionally take the blame for somebody, come out and go in again. People said that you never change, but I can tell that you want to disconnect with the past.”
Dazhe was silent.
“The life of fighting and killing is not easy.” Lord Jin looked at the Guanyin statue in front of the hall, “My son was younger than me when he learned this martial art. He learned better than me naturally, so he helped me fight for a lot of territories. How did it turn out? He was killed. My old partner died in the same way. I am the only one left in the end… Dazhe, you washed your hands off the business early. So many people opposed it, but do you know why I support you?”
“Because I’m afraid.” Lord Jin sighed, “I’m afraid. I’m afraid I won’t even be able to find someone I like and who can chat with me in the future. But you bastard, over the years, if it weren’t for Xiao Yucheng who was in trouble, you won’t come to me, will you?”
“Lord Jin, I’m sorry. I really… can’t help it.”
Lord Jin glared at Dazhe, “I know what you want. You didn’t come to me because you didn’t want me to have the thought that you were going to take refuge in me, am I right? You let Big Head send me a cake on my birthday last year. But Big Head is a bastard. How could he remember that peaches are my favorite food and put so many peach flesh in it? I bluffed him, and he told me all this stuff.”
“Lord Jin… I felt ashamed to come to you.”
“It’s okay.” Lord Jin said slowly, “Xiao Yucheng will show due respect for my feelings anyhow. This man has done a lot of dirty things. If he dares to be unkind, then it’s not a big deal for me to make a trip with my old bones. Well. I chant the scriptures every day, but it’s not likely that someone can bully my man casually at present.”
“Thank you!” Dazhe quickly stood up and looked at the old man respectfully.
“Leave it now.” Lord Jin’s eyes glowed suddenly. He pressed one hand on Dazhe’s chest and then shouted!
Dazhe felt a considerable force hitting his body. He felt as if his internal organs were turning upside down all of a sudden. He was in extreme pain and fell to the ground in an instant.
But Dazhe looked at his body in horror, which was surrounded by a gray mist at the moment. Anguished screams were sounding in the buddha hall.
“D*mn you evil!” Lord Jin made a blow with the palm carrying the prayer beads.
It seemed that the mist dissipated in a shot followed by a scream. Lord Jin was entirely bounced off and fell to the ground.
The mist rushed to the floor and turned into a fuzzy child’s shadow. Lord Jin gritted his teeth and pushed with both his hands at the same time. There was white light exuded from his palm and struck on the shadow once again.
The shadow dissipated in a shot. Only then Lord Jin stopped. He sat on the ground and couldn’t help coughing.
“Lord Jin, Lord Jin!”
“It’s okay… I’m fine.” Lord Jin’s face was pale, “I’ll be fine after a rest for a while… Fortunately, you are willing to come to me. Otherwise, in another year or two, I’m afraid I won’t be able to knock down this ghost who died unclear on a false charge.”
“Lord Jin, you…you have the ability!”
“D*mn it, bastard. Do you think what I just said was making up a story?” Lord Jin coughed consecutively with anger.
“I didn’t mean that.” Dazhe shook his head quickly.
Lord Jin said, “But you are fine for the time being… and it is only temporary. The resentment of this ghost who died unclear on a false charge is too heavy. I probably just dispelled a small part of its resentment. Probably it won’t take long for it to catch up with you again. If it weren’t for me to bring you to this buddha hall, and I have this string of prayer beads consecrated by the monk, I can’t save you. Dazhe, you have to come to me and stay here for a while after you conciliate Xiao Yucheng tonight. Otherwise, it can still get into you again!”
“Lord Jin.” Da Zhe thought for a while, “You have this ability… Then, can you release its soul from purgatory?”
Lord Jin was taken aback, “I just saw the resentment that reveals its real body. It looks like a child…could it be the one who drowned that year?”
“It’s better for the doer to undo what he has done…” Lord Jin nodded, “Well, I will accompany you throughout the venture. Just consider it as a gift in return for still remembering to send me the birthday cake!”
The bell suddenly rang. The maid sitting quietly in the lobby of the club, suddenly opened her eyes.
And the dark surroundings here gradually became radiant.
The white candles on the candle holder that hung on the wall were ignited one by one automatically. There was a black mist cloud that stayed in the air like a tornado at this time and then slowly landed.
“Miss You Ye.”
“Eighteen, what’s the matter?” You Ye looked at Black Soul Eighteen… motionlessly.
Black Soul Eighteen was not so uncomfortable. This doll appeared in the club after her. She looked indifferent all the time. She had been smiling more recently, but she was essentially the icy doll that Black Soul Eighteen knew.
“Is Master not around?” Black Soul Eighteen asked deliberately.
“Master has something to do. He will leave for a few days.” You Ye said calmly, “Just tell it straight if anything is bothering you.”
“Here’s the deal.” Black Soul Eighteen said directly, “I want to get a material, which would be better if it could go together with the casting material of “Book of the Dead.” How much does it cost to redeem it?”
You Ye crooked her head and looked at Black Soul Eighteen. The glittering azure blue eyes made Black Soul Eighteen’s heart jump suddenly, “Eighteen, are you playing the game of creating a magician again? Who is your target this time? The professor? Or Wang Yuechuan?”
Black Soul Eighteen said with a sullen smile, “Two poisonous insects fight. It will do, no matter who can win.”
You Ye nodded and said, “The kind of material you want, there is one in this city. It is a black diamond. Now in the hands of the son of a businessman who has just inherited the heritage. He is called Liu Zixing. A gambling addict. You don’t need to redeem it. Get some money and buy it from the businessman’s son. He sells everything to make money. Or you can directly reveal it to these two poisonous insects. Let’s see if they will cross the boundary to seek power.”
“That’s great.” Black Soul Eighteen nodded, “Then, I won’t disturb Miss You Ye.”
Raising big daddy… This was what most Black Soul Messenger did. Black Soul Eighteen thought to herself that Miss You Ye still had no plans to change her behavior even though they had a new owner.
She is still the same.
“Go.” The maid nodded.
After Black Soul Messenger left, the lights in the club’s lobby went out one by one. The maid still sat in the same place as before.
“When will you come back.”
Although it’s been just three days… I feel so lonely.
You Ye gently touched her chest and slowly closed her eyes.
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