Chapter 42: Give the Heart That You Had Given Me To Her and Let’s Part Ways (1)
A burst of yellow sand tumbled onto the field, the two figures in the sand and dust gave off a frightening aura like a dragon. They were agile like a rabbit, it was like two dragons fighting over a pearl; they were like fierce tigers fighting for food, the scene was extremely beautiful.
The two people exchanged a few blows, and it continued all the way up to the 60th to 70th move. However, Wan Xun wa veteran who had been in hundreds of battles, so thanks to his ample experience, he was currently winning.
Wu Daoquan urged them to stop the battle; the two stopped their sparring, neither of them were satisfied with the brief match.
“The □□ method originated from the Yang Clan. It’s called the Pear Flower Short Spear, the whole world is harmonious, the wonder of this method lies in the familiarity. You can forget about your hands, and your hand can forget about the weapon. It’s easy to use and inexpensive.” With hidden meaning behind his words, Wu Daoquan said, “You took advantage of the fact that you are a little stronger than the average person and would seize every opportunity to train, but you are still an unripe fruit. Today, your mind was unstable and you were a little flustered with your movements, so your movements were stiff. Once you come across a true master, you will definitely suffer a loss.”
Zhou Xiaoxiao thought that since she had the natural god-like powers from Zhou Dujuan, that she was exceptionally skilled. However, after she crossed swords with him today, she realized that she wasn’t exceptionally skilled in martial arts. It was time for her to put away her arrogance and pride.
As a result, she lowered her head and received the pointers he had given her, “What master had said is correct. Now that this disciple realized that there will always be someone greater than me, I would never dare to be arrogant again. In the future, I will have to trouble master and my senior brothers to remind me and give me advice.”
Wang Xuan appreciate talented people, so he said, “Sure enough, heroes are cultivated from childhood. Junior brother is so young, yet already very skilled. Master has good eyes, he was able to spot that junior brother is a pearl.”
“She is your junior sister, not junior brother. Her surname is Zhou, and she is my new female disciple.”
“Junior… junior sister?”
Wang Xun was dumbstruck as he watched his junior sister’s retreating figure after she made her salutations.
Although his “junior sister” does appeared pretty, she was also free and easy-going. She didn’t show any bashfulness or embarrassment that a typical female would have. How did she become his junior sister?
“Come inside the room, let this old man have a three hundred round of battle with you on the wine table.”
“Wait… wait a minute, master! Why didn’t you tell me earlier that she is my junior sister? What if an accident occurred, and I accidentally hurt her?”
Wang Xun staggered along after Wu Daoquan as he was dragged into the room; Wang Xun turned around to look behind him.
Zhou Xiaoxiao calmly and respectfully saluted farewell. Under the setting sun, she began practicing her martial arts, her moves were fluid like she was dancing. Thanks to her two dimples and her beautiful and bright deposition, Zhou Xiaoxiao gave off a unique charm.
She really is my junior sister, Wang Xun thought.
At nightfall, after everyone had drank and gambled to their heart’s content, the guests began to leave.
Aunt Wu tidied up the table while Wu Daoquan smoked a tobacco pipe at the doorstep of the entrance.
“The day before yesterday, the general told me that Lord Wu from Jingdu had sent a letter.” Wu Daoquan inhaled the smoke from the tobacco pipe as he absentmindedly said, “His wife asked for Zhou girl to go over today, so I assume she must’ve passed on the letter to her.”
Aunt Wu stopped wiping the table and said, “No wonder Xiaoxiao was acting strangely sullen today. I bet he didn’t say anything good to her. How could the son of the Old Duke be as heartless as those loose and romantic sons of nobility?”
“Humph! How many of those nobilities are morally good? We have many good guys in Fengxiang for her to pick, so tell Zhou girl not be too disheartened.”
“Good, good. Head of the household, for you to ask Officer Wang to come here, could it be that you’re intentionally…”
“It’s still to early, let’s just watch for the time being.”
From the gossip from the streets, it was known that there was a newly opened pastry shop on Qingshi Street. Its shop front was bright and clear, and one could still smell the fragrance that drifted from the shop ten miles away.
There are carriages from rich families that are parked in front of the shop, servant girls dressed in silk and satin would came and went through the day.
The pastries made there were indeed delicate and beautiful, but the price was expensive enough to scare people to death. The daughter-in-law of the Dong blacksmith shop located in the alley would pass by the shop everyday. However, she could only watch the bustling excitement from afar.
Today around 3-5pm, just as she was about to pass when she saw that old woman Meng was also standing in line in front of the shop.