Jinde’s brows furrowed tightly after the Sect Master had finished. “That little devil! He actually dared to do such a thing.” No wonder that Jin Ling had almost caught him before. He had probably been spying on the sect for quite some time.
Leng Jin Yu glanced at him, gently squeezing his hand. Despite the fact that he had regained Chun Yin’s memories, he didn’t know anything about the incumbent demon king. That person had only entered Jinde’s life after he left with Bian Hao. Because of that, he really didn’t have much of an impression of this demon king. The only bits and pieces that he knew were what Qiu Ling and Jinde had mentioned before. That was all.
Thinking for a bit, he finally felt like the true question was what they wanted to do. “I think temporarily hiding our appearances wouldn’t be too bad. In any case, he can’t hurt you anymore since you are healed. As for me … well, as long as we are together, I guess I won’t have to worry.” In fact, from what he understood, Jin Ling was a bit weaker than Qiu Ling so maybe he would have the ability to contend against him. He might not be able to defeat him, but it should be enough for a draw. In that case, he wouldn’t have to worry too much. It was just that that was something that he couldn’t mention in front of Yuchi Bing Xia and the Elder of the Ye Zhong Order without exposing his identity. Thus, he could only stay vague and let Jinde pick up on his true meaning himself.
To his surprise, Jinde shook his head though. “The troublesome thing about demons is the fact that they can use dark energy. That means that from one moment to the other, he could appear in another place. That means that you’d have to be prepared for an attack from all directions at random. And he isn’t that young anymore. Thinking back, he wasn’t a bad fighter. He might be lacking compared to the current dragon king but that doesn’t mean that he is weak. You really shouldn’t take this lightly.”
Leng Jin Yu’s expression dimmed a little. So in other words, Jinde was of the opinion that he likely wouldn’t be able to win against him. Well, in that case, they really were in a bad situation. Unless … he became stronger.
Leng Jin Yu’s expression turned pensive but right now really wasn’t the moment to talk things through with Jinde. He turned to Yuchi Bing Xia, his expression a little wry. “Master, this might be a bit rude but could you give us a bit of time to think things through? In any case, we just got married today. We won’t leave immediately. And just like Jinde said, this isn’t something that can be decided lightly. We should really make sure that we know what we are up against.” He glanced at Elder Suo but then figured that as Yuchi Bing Xia’s disciple, it really wasn’t up to him to suggest too much.
Yuchi Bing Xia hesitated a little, feeling that while he understood what Yu Jin meant, he also couldn’t just ask Elder Suo to ignore everything else, right? If they wanted to find a solution …
Elder Suo cleared her throat though, drawing everyone’s attention back to her. “I actually think that this is a good idea. In any case, from what I understand, Sect Master Yuchi intends to let all the visitors stay for a while anyway, right? And Sect Master Fei will also continue to stay here. Then my disciples and I will stay for a while longer as well and wait for your decision. Whatever it is that you come up with, or whatever you want to talk about later on, I am sure that he will be able to work something out. In any case, a few days more or less won’t make a difference. Since that traitorous disciple just made a report to the demon king, he probably won’t expect a new one that soon.”
Leng Jin Yu inclined his head, giving his thanks.
Yuchi Bing Xia also didn’t have any problem with that, and finally, the group bid them farewell. Leng Jin Yu got up to see them out, but Fei Bai Mu asked to stay behind. He had anticipated as much so he just nodded, and Yuchi Bing Xia indicated that he would take Elder Suo outside first.
Fei Bai Mu Leng Jin Yu both remained where they were and only waited until they were sure that the two of them had indeed left the dimension.
Leng Jin Yu immediately put away the act of a good disciple and went to his husband’s side, pulling him into his arms. “I know that this is difficult for you. But I’m sure that we will be able to get through this somehow.”
Jinde nodded and then turned to Fei Bai Mu. “I guess Sect Master Fei has some things to say.”
Fei Bai Mu nodded, then looked from one person to the other, still feeling astonished to see the original stoic Leng Jin Yu this gentle with somebody. It wasn’t that he had been a callous person that would keep a distance from others, but he had also never been this close to someone. Even after seeing them together so often, she still couldn’t help but be amazed every single time.
She finally retracted her gaze and pondered for a moment how to voice her thoughts. “Well, first of all, I hope you aren’t mad at me for prying into your private matters. I know that this is something that you probably wouldn’t like others to casually know about.”
Jinde shook his head. “It definitely isn’t anything to be proud of but how could I blame you? At the end of the day, it was Xin Lan who exposed this and I’m sure that he also wouldn’t have done so without reason.” He was actually a little surprised that Xin Lan had just spoken about it, but considering that Yuchi Bing Xia had said that his fiance had been there, he could imagine that things had been a bit more complicated.
This boy … Xin Lan really seemed to like him very much. It seemed that this time, he was serious about this. Well, that was good. As long as the boy managed to ascend, — and he was sure that he would with Xin Lan’s help –, then Xin Lan would be able to have a life partner of his own and find the happiness he had always missed out on. What better thing could there be?
Fei Bai Mu nodded, not trying to argue with him any longer. “In any case, I thought that maybe you would like to have a discussion with me as well. After all, in front of Sect Master Yuchi, you also can’t say some things. It shouldn’t be a problem to have a discussion with me. So, have you already thought about it?”
Leng Jin Yu had thought of first discussing this with Jinde but he also didn’t feel like it would be a problem to say it in front of Fei Bai Mu. “Well, to be honest, there is one possible solution that I thought of but it might depend on too many factors and I’m afraid that Sect Master Fei will not be happy about it.”