343 – Reluctant to die!
Chapter 343: Reluctant to die!
Li Muyang talked with Luo Qi and Li Shinian until very late at night. Luo Qi asked Li Muyang about everything ever since he left Jiangnan, even the most trial matters. Li Muayng very patiently answered every single question and was not irritated in the slightest.
Being able to talk and laugh with his family was what he wanted most when he was studying at Starry Sky Academy. This hope soared to its peak when the Land of illusion collapsed and there was no path for him to escape.
Let alone talking like they were at this moment, he would be content to watch them from a distance——
Luo Qi’s illness had not healed, but her mental state was very good, refusing to sleep despite Li Muyang and Li Shinian repeatedly urging her.
Li Muyang helped massage her for a while, pushing out the damp qi and the stagnant qi inside her body.
When Li Muyang’s essential qi had circulated once around Luo Qi’s body, Luo Qi was finally sleepy.
Li Muyang tucked her into bed, doused the light, and the siblings tiptoed out of the room.
In the living room, Li Shinian was unblinkingly staring at Li Muyang.
“Big brother——” Li Shinian’s voice sweet and soft.
Li Muyang knew it wasn’t anything good. “Say it, what do you want?”
Li Shinian was gazing adoringly at Snowball, “Can you give me it? Oh, it’s so cute, I’m going to keep it as a pet.”
Li Muyang’s eyebrows lifted as he mumbled, “This isn’t suitable? This——”
“Brother, you don’t want to?” Li Shinian bit her lower lip with her pointed teeth. “It’s so small, and white, it’s obvious a present prepared for girls. Don’t tell me this little Snowball is something that you’ve prepared for another girl——For example a girl of the Cui family?”
Li Muyang, with a wry smile, stroked her head. “This isn’t a pet prepared for others, Snowball is not a pet. If you like it, you can play with it for now. Before I return to Starry Sky Academy, Snowball can stay with you. But when I go back to the Academy, you have to give me Snowball back. Because it’s not an ordinary pet, it can’t live in Tiandu——”
“Hey, Li Muyang, can you find a worse excuse? It’s fine if you don’t want to give me it, there’s no need to say that it can’t adapt to the life of Tiandu. Please, we also come from Jiangnan City and we adapted just fine. It’s just a dog, what can it not adapt to?”
“It’s not a dog——”
“It’s not a dog? What is it then if its not a dog? I say its a dog——”
“Okay okay okay. If you say it’s a dog then it is a dog.” Facing his little sister, Li Muyang was helpless. He was bullied by her before, and now there was still no change.
But, you are holding the heart of the weak water. You think the source of all water is a dog, what about its face?
Snowball, who had been leisurely spitting out bubbles, as though ithad sensed something, stared at Li Shinian with its big round eyes, then looked at Li Muyang, and then swung its short legs about wanting to break away from Li Shinian’s arms and attempting to escape over to Li Muyang’s side.
Li Shinian held it tight, stopping it from running away.
Snowball aimed a bubble at Li Shinian, and giggled at the fact that its attack had succeeded.
Li Shinian smacked its forehead and said with her voice raised, “I’m talking with my brother, what does it have to do with you? Be quiet.”
Li Muyang and Snowball both shut up at the same time. 。
Li Muyang looked at the snowball sympathetically, feeling really sorry for it.
The divine weapon ranked in [Treasure weapons], the precious treasure that everyone in the world wanted to take possession of, his saviour that had repeatedly saved his life, was mistaken by Li Shinian for a pet dog, and also had to bear this sort of humiliating beating——
Snowball looked at Li Muyang innocently, blinking its huge eyes puzzledly, as though saying what is going on? Why didn’t this woman let me go and hit me?
“You should be nicer to it.” Li Muyang warmly advised. “Look how pitiful it is.”
“Of course I’ll be good to it. As long as it is something like, whether it is a person or a dog, I will be very good to them.” Li Shinian looked at Li Muyang, grinning widely. “But if it’s not obedient, for example it wants to run away——I’ll slice it up for hotpot. Winter has arrived, eating a pot of dog meat can keep us warm.”
Li Muyang helplessly looked at Li Shinian, then at Snowball saying, “Snowball, endure it. Shinian is a very good girl——”
Snowball spat out a bubble to express his dissatisfaction with Li Muyang this owner.
Snowball’s head was slapped again.
Li Shinian lifted Snowball up to eye level, glaring fiercely as she warned, “Don’t spit on my brother. Don’t spit on me. This is the first order that your new owner is giving you.”
Li Muyang wiped the saliva off his face and said, “Don’t blame it. This is its habit.”
“A bad habit needs to be get rid of it. When you were little you pee everywhere, and now you know how to find a toilet, right?”
At ordinary times, Li Muyang was also regarded as having a sharp tongue, he thinks himself as having an unrivalled mouth.
But in front of Li Shinian, he was always at a loss for words and bullied.
It was probably because she knew all his bad points from his childhood?
“All right, all right, you don’t have to look so upset.” Li Shinian held Snowball tight in her arms, looking at Li Muyang. “I will feed it well, what does it like to eat? I’ll prepare it for tomorrow.”
“It——” Li Muyang did not know what to say.
Snowball was the heart of weak water, the mother of water, it did not necessary need to eat.
However, if he told Li Shinian that it eats nothing, then Li Shinian would certainly eat it——What pet doesn’t eat anything? Is a pet that doesn’t eat anything still a pet? It’s an immortal?
So, Li Muyang avoided Snowball’s stare, whispering: “It eats grass.”
“Eats grass?” Li Shinian was surprised. “What grass does it eat? There’s no fresh grass in winter. Well, tomorrow I’ll pick some fresh lettuce leaves for it to eat.”
“Yes, It’s going to love it. Thanks Shinian.” Li Muyang whimpered.
“Heh, as I said, as long as I like something, I will try my best to be nice to it.” Li Shinian said proudly.
Looking at Li Shinian’s little cute face, Li Muyang felt a strong, warm current surging inside him.
They haven’t seen in six months, Li Shinian had grown a lot taller, reaching the height of his chin. Fortunately during these six months he had been practicing diligently, and his height had increased quite a lot, otherwise he would lose to her?
Before the age of 10, Li Shinian was always taller than Li Muyang, which was a blow to Li Muyang’s confidence.
Her cheeks were thin and her baby fat was gone. Probably due to the lack of rest these days, there were deep dark circles under her eyes.
Thinking of all the things that mother had just said, Li Muyang couldn’t help feeling pain in his heart.
During this half a year of time, he had experienced far too many things. And so had this little girl.
She was originally living happily in the quiet and affluent Jiangnan, where there were teachers that she’s familiar with, classmates that she gets along with, streets that she knew well and faces that she recognised. However, because of him, they were forced to leave Jiangnan to come to Tiandu, where she was unfamiliar with the place and people, and everything had to start anew.
They were under great psychological pressure and were likely to meet the storm-like retaliation of the enemy at any time.
The most important thing was that bad news of him came one after another. The last news was that he had died in the illusion——How difficult would that be for a teenage girl?
“Shinian, it has been hard for you.” Li Muyang softly said. “If it wasn’t because of me, you wouldn’t have to go to the unfamiliar Tiandu and live this worrying life. Also, I don’t know what’s going to happen in the future——”
Thinking of his hidden identity, Li Muyang was constantly worried.
He had fused with the Tear of the Dragon King, but the energy absorbed was still limited. When he fully combined with it, will he become a black dragon who wanted to destroy the Human race?
Also, there were numerous masters and mysterious people in the Divine continent. Could he really keep his identity hidden forever?
If his identity was exposed, then what was waiting for him was probably only death. What about his parents? What about Li Shinian?
Li Muyang did not care about his own life, but he did not want his parents and sister to be drawn into one vortex after another——
“But no matter what, I will try my best. I have worked hard at Starry Sky Academy and had became the apprentice of several masters. They are all very nice to me, gave me a lot of treasures, and also taught me a lot of things. Shinian, I will be very, very powerful later, I will protect you guys——so that no one can hurt you.” “
“Big brother——” Li Shinian looked up at Li Muyang, saying softly.
“What’s the matter?”
“Did you know? Before you came back, just before tonight, I was thinking, as long as you came back, I am willing to do anything——“ said Li Shinian. “Even if my life is shortened, even if I suffer a serious illness, and even if I die, I am willing to. I also secretly made a made a wish to Guanyin Bodhisattva. “
“Li Shinian——” Li Muyang angrily shouted.
Li Shinian’s eyes were blurred by tears, she gently rubbed the corner of her eyes, looking at Li Muyang, “I was just thinking about it.”
“Seeing that you have come back, I am reluctant to be sick, reluctant to have my life shorten, reluctant to die. I lied to Bodhisattva, do you think Bodhisattva will be angry at me?”