RSH Stratagem 21: You Have to be a Match Made in Heaven (1)

Before either of them had the time to react any further, the soft shuffling of footsteps sounded outside and the musicians entered, sitting down at the corners of the stage where they wouldn’t hinder the visitors from seeing what was happening on stage. Feeling relieved, Jing He turned to look over, with his heart still …

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RSH Stratagem 20: Enjoy the Act! (4)

Qiu Ling inwardly congratulated himself and then went ahead. "Well, this person …" He motioned at the other guests that had turned to look quite satisfied when the Heavenly Emperor refused to budge on his first ruling. "If I’m not wrong, then he is from the capital city, isn’t he?" The Heavenly Emperor looked over …

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RSH Stratagem 20: Enjoy the Act! (3)

By the time the servant arrived on the fifth floor with the two important guests in tow, the conflict between Qiu Ling and the other guest still hadn’t been resolved. Thus, the people that weren’t supposed to meet at all for the whole day suddenly stood face-to-face. Thankfully, neither Qiu Ling nor Jing He had …

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RSH Stratagem 20: Enjoy the Act! (2)

Qiu Ling’s expression behind the mask was stormy. But even without seeing it, the tension in the air was palpable. The other man unwittingly tensed up as well, somehow feeling a little worried. He told himself to calm down though. Anyway, he was right, wasn’t he? This had originally been his room. Now, it was …

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RSH Stratagem 19: Let Go of All Masks (5)

Seeing that his beloved wasn’t talking, Qiu Ling reached over and took his hand, playing with his fingers absentmindedly. "Don’t you worry. Since I told him that I had brought you here and that this was the first time for you to take part, I really doubt he’d connect this with you. He likely thinks …

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RSH Stratagem 19: Let Go of All Masks (4)

The servant hurried over and gave the two of them a professional smile. "What may I do for the two Young Masters?" Jing He felt a little unaccustomed to being called like this but he didn’t say anything and just defaulted to Qiu Ling to take care of the matter. Qiu Ling didn’t have any …

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RSH Stratagem 19: Let Go of All Masks (3)

The two of them walked side-by-side, their gazes roaming over everything that had been prepared for the festival in the last few days, enveloped in comfortable silence. Normally, Qiu Ling would bring something up and at least make small talk while he was with Jing He but today, he actually felt content keeping quiet. He …

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