Shocking Venomous Consort: Frivolous Miss - Chapter 111 - The Ninth Prince
Chapter 111: The Ninth Prince
Mister Luo was a famous pill master in Nan Xia Country’s capital. He was very proficient in terms of medical skills and refining pills. However, asking him for assistance was no easy feat. He was a loner and possessed a somewhat odd character. If he didn’t wish to save someone, he wouldn’t lift a hand even if tens of thousands of gold taels were placed before him or if a knife was held to his neck. But, if he really did want to save a person’s life, even if it were a beggar without any special social status, then he would do his best. Even to the point of using up all his wealth and power. This was why he was known as the godly doctor who would not heal the living!
Even Mister Luo had no way of curing him? What kind of poison did Ling Yichen’s senior brother ingest?
“Actually, even if we had managed to obtain a white Seven Star Flower, I’m still uncertain if it would have healed him. It’s just that I have to give it a shot as long as there is still hope,” said Ling Yichen with a frown and a sigh. “If senior brother’s poisoning drags on any longer, I don’t know how much longer he can hold on for. Since master left, senior brother has been the one guiding me. He is a person of great importance to me.”
Looking at how despondent and disappointed Ling Yichen looked, Ling Chuxi said softly, Perhaps I can give it a try.”
Ling Yichen was taken aback. A ray of hope appeared in his eyes although Ling Chuxi’s words would probably sound ridiculous to the ears of others. If even the godly doctor Mister Luo from the capital had no way to treat the poison, how could a young maiden who was just sixteen years old find a way? It was absurd! However, without knowing why, Ling Yichen felt in his heart that there was a possibility of Ling Chuxi managing to pull it off.
“All right then. I’ll write to senior brother and ask him to come over,” said Ling Yichen decisively. He didn’t hesitate and came to a decision at once.
“Wait, where is your senior brother? Didn’t you say he was poisoned? How is it that he can still move about?” asked Ling Chuxi, unable to understand what was going on.
“Although he is poisoned, he looks the same as he always had. It’s just that his body is a little weak. However, the poison had already seeped into his body. Mister Luo diagnosed that he won’t live past thirty. Because of this, he has broken free of all attachments and just travels around,” explained Ling Yichen. “I have a way to reach him.”
“Why do I get the feeling that the person you are talking about seems a little familiar?” asked the fifth princess as she blinked and scratched her head. She tried very hard to recall relevant instances and continued on, “Why does the person you’re describing sound like my ninth elder imperial brother?” The current royal family lineage of imperial sons and imperial daughters were all living separately from each other. The current emperor had thirteen imperial sons and seven imperial daughters.
“Because my senior brother is the ninth prince,” answered Ling Yichen succinctly.
“What?! Your senior brother is my sickly ninth imperial brother? Ah, I mean, my ninth imperial brother who does not care for worldly matters.” As the fifth princess was speaking, she saw Ling Chuxi glaring at her and immediately changed the direction of her words.
The current ninth prince, Fu Chengyu, was a prince who had the least existential presence. Hearsay, he didn’t ask about worldly matters, loved to travel, had strong cultivation skills and was handsome beyond comparison. It was just that his body seemed to be not too well. As the saying goes, the so-called heavens were indeed envious of handsome talents. It also seemed to be that the ninth prince wasn’t considered in the battle between the other princes because they all felt that he wasn’t much of a threat as he would not be long for this world.
“Yes, indeed. Senior brother’s ambitions do not lie in politics,” said Ling Yichen with a curt nod. “Given this development, I will get senior brother to come over as soon as possible. Once he gets here, please try to heal him, Chuxi. Perhaps you might be able to truly cure senior brother. I shall return to the academy first to write to him.” Ling Yichen immediately took his leave after he finished speaking, rushing off to write his letter.
“We’ll wait for you at Bao Qing Restaurant!” called the fifth princess after Ling Yichen’s rapidly retreating back. Ling Yichen gave a wave of his hand to indicate that he got it.
“Let’s go, master! Let’s go! We need to go and have a good meal!” The fifth princess excitedly waved her little fist around and turned to look at Xia Zhuoyi who seemed to be deep in thought. “Hey, hateful person, let’s go. What do you feel like having? Someone else is footing the bill today. The Lan family will be paying for dinner.”
Xia Zhuoyi wasn’t paying attention to the fifth princess’ words. He seemed to hesitate, but then he raised his head to look at Ling Chuxi before finally making a decision to speak. “Ling Chuxi, I… I have a question I would like to ask you.”