Translated by Addis of Exiled Rebels Scanlations
Ye Shao quickly took a quilt out of the dimension necklace around the baby’s neck and rolled it into a long human-shaped strip, then covered it with a quilt, pretending that he was still asleep. This was because the guards outside would open his door between 11:00 to 12:00 every night to make sure he was inside. As long as they saw him asleep, they wouldn’t come back to investigate.
Then Ye Shao picked up the baby and deftly turned over to sit on the window ledge. He looked at the ground beneath his feet far away from him, a sudden shiver of fear trembled in his heart. He had not thought of going down this way because his room is on the outermost branches of the tree. At a glance, he could only see the ground, while the main trunk of the tree was concave, which was far from his room. Even though he was trained, in this unfavorable situation, he could only give up this escape route.
But now with the baby, who had the ability to take him down this way, and the door being heavily guarded, this route had become the best choice.
Ye Shao braced himself against the ledge, then pushed outwards, his body immediately leaned outwards. All of a sudden he leapt out and his body quickly fell downwards. Just then, a few bright finger-thin white threads protuded from the body of the baby that Ye Shao held in his arms. It quickly stretched out and wrapped around a tree trunk in the distance. Ye Shao’s body descended a little bit more, but then with a flick he wasn’t falling anymore.
The baby held his breath and wiggled his fat little butt, the thread of light pulling Ye Shao and his weight trembled a little and dragged Ye Shao quickly towards the tree trunk.
The baby puffed his cheeks. Although he had become much more powerful than when he had a tail, he was still a child, and it was still difficult to bear the weight of two people falling. But Baby will not let Mommy know. Baby should maintain a reliable image in Mommy’s heart! (⊙_⊙) Perseverance is victory! He wiggled his fat butt again, and the bright white line pulled Ye Shao to the edge of the trunk. Ye Shao quickly reached out his hand and grasped the rough lines between the trunks. “This is fine.”
Baby immediately retrieved the white light that twined around the tree trunk, and then secretly stuck his tongue out.
Ye Shao motioned for the baby to get on his back, and then asked him to activate his invisibility ability again. The two people who had been crawling slowly on the tree trunk disappeared in an instant.
The King walked into the room where Ye Shao was detained. He saw the lump on the bed at a glance. His eyes flashed. He quickly walked to the edge of the bed, reached out and lifted the quilt. Sure enough, he only saw a roll of quilt lying on the bed, but Ye Shao Ye Shao was nowhere to be seen.
His eyes fell on the other quilt rolled up under the quilt. He didn’t provide Ye Shao with that one. So who came in his room and escaped with him?
The golden eyes then narrowed dangerously. Who was able to sneak into his palace right under his nose? He recalled the strange feeling that flashed in his heart when he came to find Ye Shao, but at that time he didn’t find anyone hiding in the room. But now that Ye Shao had escaped, the feeling he had then wasn’t his imagination. There was indeed someone hiding in this room.
How dare he fool me like this! A flash flickered in his gold eyes. Then with a sweep of his arm, the King, a sharp blade of wind lifted the bed in the air and split it into two.
Although the guards outside heard the commotion in the room, none of them dared to move even a little to spy on the situation inside.
“Ye Shao, don’t think that you can escape from my grasp so easily. Since I was able to catch you once or twice, I can definitely catch you a third time.” He wouldn’t wait any longer after finding Ye Shao, now that Ling Yun had forced her way over, he wouldn’t allow any factors that could potentially prevent the birth of his heir. Even though he was still three days away from the best time, it was such only a few days away that he believed it wouldn’t make much of a difference to his heir.
The King violently swept his sleeve, went to the front of the open door, looked out, and then turned his head and said, “Did you see the person inside going out?”
“Reporting back to the King, we have been guarding here the entire time, and we have not seen the person inside leave.” A guard immediately knelt respectfully at the door, bowed his head and replied, “We followed your instructions, as long as we saw him staying inside, we didn’t have to go in to check, and we didn’t find anything unusual.” The guard said cautiously, knowing that if the King was even the slightest bit dissatisfied with his answer, then he and the “people” standing outside would surely die of the King’s wrath.
The King raised his hand and gently swung it towards the other side. The guard stood up and retreated. The guard was relieved in his heart and stood up to retreat back to his original position.
The King stood by the window ledge, and since he hadn’t escaped through the doorway, the only way out was through this open window. He leapt onto the ledge and jumped down without a hint of hesitation.The pure white robe spread out in the wind as it fell, just like a white butterfly with its wings spread out.
Ye Shao reached out and carefully grasped the uneven part of the tree trunk, then stepped on the foothold found below, and slowly moved down step by step. He had crawled some distance away from the palace at the top of the tree. A thin layer of sweat formed on his pale forehead. If it was the former him, he would not be tired even if it was more than twice this distance. But now that his bodily functions were severely depleted here, he felt a little tired now.
Ye Shao pursed his lips, his cheeks that had been a little pale this whole time were stained with a trace of thin red. He took a small breath and then immediately slowed his breathing down again. After he had adjusted his breathing properly, Ye Shao continued to climb downwards without stopping.
The baby leaned on Ye Shao’s shoulder obediently and didn’t make a sound.
Suddenly, Ye Shao raised his head as if he felt something, only to see a party of white slowly drifting down from above. Ye Shao immediately held his breath and quickly turned his gaze to the tree trunk in front of him. If it was a person with sensitive senses in general, he would have been discovered with just a little gaze, Ye Shao didn’t dare to take such a risk.
The King slowly manipulated his body to fall down from above, his gaze sternly sweeping the wide trunk of the tree, but found no trace of Ye Shao.
Did he not escape from this side then?
The King landed on the ground below the giant tree, tilting his head up to gaze at the trunk above this side again for a while, his golden eyes showing a rare hint of confusion again. Then he controlled his body to float up and turn to the other side of the trunk.
It was not until the King disappeared that Ye Shao began to climb down again.
Ling Yun’s slender figure shifted again, running towards the giant tree that was getting closer and closer to her sight in the distance.
A black shadow flashed in mid-air and quickly leapt in front of Ling Yun. He had long black hair and pale skin that looked like it was covered in a faint layer of fluorescence in the dark night. The black tights wrapped around his slender body, and his silver eyes showed no trace of expression as he looked at Ling Yun who had immediately paused in her steps upon seeing him.
“Cang Huo.” Ling Yun’s brows furrowed and there was a hidden golden light flowing through her eyes. Cang Huo was not easy to deal with, he was very loyal to her brother and always obeyed his orders.
“Your Highness, if you stop here, your subordinate won’t make a move against you.” Cang Huo stood upright in front of Ling Yun, his silver eyes reflecting the image of Ling Yun did not show the slightest hesitation or intention to stop.
“There’s no way I won’t go and save my son, Cang Huo.” Ling Yun made a defensive appearance, her eyes alert towards Cang Huo.
“Then this subordinate is sorry.” Cang Huo stopped talking nonsense. Countless shadows appeared around his body, surging towards Ling Yun. In his mind, his master was only the King, and as long as the king commanded, he would do his best to accomplish it.
Ling Yun quickly stepped back, the golden light in her eyes getting brighter and brighter, and finally her eyes turned completely golden.
Ye Shao’s hands and feet were starting to go soft, but he still held on tightly to the tree trunk. He looked at his feet, it was still about 100 meters above the ground. Soon, he could land on the ground. He sucked in a breath, he had just almost revealed his whereabouts when the King flashed over again. Fortunately he quickly held his breath, the King’s eyes flashed with a trace of doubt, but still didn’t notice him.
After another ten minutes, one of Ye Shao’s legs finally stepped on the ground. Just as he wanted to breathe a sigh of relief, his hand slipped and immediately a small thorn protruding from the rough tree trunk cut through his palm. Scarlet blood flowed out from inside the small cut wound, and a faint smell of blood immediately wafted into the air.
This is bad!!!
Ye Shao’s face suddenly changed.
He wanted to reach out to cover his wound, but it was too late. A white figure immediately appeared above him.
The King looked in his direction with his golden eyes and quickly went over. Ye Shao simply let go of his hand, jumped to the ground and ran away from the giant tree. But because he had been climbing for so long, he couldn’t use his hands and feet steadily. Even if he mustered up the energy to run faster, it was useless.
The King also landed on the ground and walked methodically towards Ye Shao. Although it seemed like he was walking, but his speed was not slower than Ye Shao who was trotting, but rather the distance was still closing in.