RSH Stratagem 18: Get to Know Your Beloved by Heart (1)

When Qiu Ling returned to the dragon realm, he didn’t care about the fact that it was already late in the evening and went to see Fu Min. He also didn’t bother about knocking on the door and just barged right in, walking over to the table and sitting down. "You have to help me." …

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RSH Stratagem 17: Expect Setbacks after Successes (5)

The Heavenly Empress couldn’t help but chuckle when she saw the way her son looked at the piece of paper in his hands. One could actually assume that he was writing a message that would concern life-and-death. She went back to her seat at the table and shook her head at him. "Don’t think so …

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RSH Stratagem 17: Expect Setbacks after Successes (4)

When Qiu Ling returned to the Nine Heavens that evening to once again meet up with Jing He secretly, he was greeted by several dozen guards, standing around Jing He’s palace, making sure that not a single person could slip inside unnoticed. Qiu Ling stopped on a tree not far from the palace and watched …

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RSH Stratagem 17: Expect Setbacks after Successes (3)

Jing He had never seen his father with such a dark expression. Well, it wasn’t a wonder. He had never gone against his wishes before or at the very least, not to this degree. This time, he had gone completely against all rules of good manners. Jing He’s hands trembled and he pulled them back …

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RSH Stratagem 17: Expect Setbacks after Successes (2)

When the next day he arrived, Jing He was still sleeping soundly. It had been a long time since he had stayed up that late and with having walked around half the night, his thoughts occupied with thinking about everything that Qiu Ling said, he had been tense all the time. Thus by the time …

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RSH Stratagem 17: Expect Setbacks after Successes (1)

Qiu Ling watched Jing He’s expression with satisfaction. He knew that the way he had behaved just now was a little forceful but if he didn’t do that every now and then, he would never be able to make Jing He fall in love with him. Or even if his beloved fell in love with …

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RSH Stratagem 16: Be a Little Personal (4)

Qiu Ling pretended not to see Jing He’s worried expression. Anyway, his beloved was almost always worried so if he always reconsidered just because he thought something like this, they would never get anywhere. No, it was much better to be a little more adventurous and give it a try. Anyway, this didn’t seem like …

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RSH Stratagem 16: Be a Little Personal (3)

"Under the previous king’s reign — or it should already be the reign of the king before that — there were regular skirmishes and wars with the demons despite the long stretches of peace that he also managed to secure. Anyway, it was still a time of unrest and while people could hardly notice that …

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