In this world, as long as you eat worldly food and drink worldly water, then you are an individual, but people will have selfish motives.
This kind of selfishness is always deeply hidden in my heart because it is not an outsider. Maybe even I can't understand and accept this "despicable" idea, repeating it over and over again, I don't care, and in the end I seem to believe it. Nonsense used to deceive people.
But when the emperor confided to the young girl with caution and frankness about what he had hidden and was inadequate for outsiders, he realized that the originally unspeakable thing had been uttered, and it turned out to be unremarkable.
Things that were hard to let go of when he was young, it seems…not as important as he thought, at least, not as important as the girl in front of him.
Seeing that Shao Xun's eyes seemed to be a little worried, he comforted him: "These are old things. If you don't mention it, I have forgotten it early, and now you can only laugh if you say it. What is there to worry about?"
Shao Xun lowered his eyes, "How can I laugh after hearing these things about you."
She was sad for the emperor and naturally couldn't laugh, but the emperor was happy to see that she felt sorry for him.
He patted the girl on the shoulder: "Your brother is coming up, do you want to go back?"
Shao Xun was just afraid of being seen, and was anxious to leave. Now he is not so scared in his heart.
But she nodded and said: "Go back."
As expected, the emperor was very familiar with the topography of Guangming Mountain. He took Shao Xun for three or two steps and found a little-known path to ensure that he would never run into an acquaintance.
Since there were not many people walking on this road, it was naturally narrow and rough, and it seemed a little steep when descending the mountain. Although the emperor was not afraid of this, he could walk on the steep mountain road as if walking on the ground, but he took into account Shao Xun's unaccustomedness, so he set his footsteps. She was very slow, holding her hand step by step down the mountain, even more cautious than Shao Xun himself.
The road was steep and steep, but it was really a shortcut. Although the two slowed down, they were still a lot faster than when they went up the mountain.
Seeing the wooden door in the backyard of Jinguang Temple from a distance, Shao Xun retracted his hand and turned to look at the emperor.
The emperor was silent for a moment: "…I will send you in before leaving."
Shao Xun nodded silently.
The monk who had led Shao Xun before stood by the door, and when they saw the two came back, they folded their hands together and bowed: "Two donors, are you going to the apse to listen to the scriptures or stay here to rest?"
The emperor looked at Shao Xun said: "Are you tired?"
"It's okay to be tired." Shao Xun shook his head and said, "It's just that the scriptures are profound and obscure, and I am always puzzled by it."
She had heard it many times before, but she didn't know if it was because she didn't believe it very much from the bottom of her heart. It was very difficult to listen to. She stayed in the temple only because other peers had escaped, and she wanted to stay to serve the elders.
The emperor chuckled and said: "You are still young, if you are really interested in these, I will have to worry about it… I will understand it naturally in the future. It is easier to empathize when you read too many scriptures at a young age. It is better to let the flow go. ."
He said to the monk: "Prepare a guest room for the young lady, let her rest first."
The monk accepted, and immediately led the two to the upper room: "All the equipment is new, please don't worry, Miss."
The emperor nodded and told him to leave first, and then said to Shao Xun: "Go, I've been stealing a floating life for a long time, so it's time to go back."
Shao Xun looked at the direction of the apse: "Master Hui Yuan hasn't come back yet, right."
"Someone will send him into the palace."
…… Is this what you call "inviting the master into the palace for the Empress dowager in person"?
Shao Xun's brows jumped unconsciously, but the emperor was rather indifferent, with a somewhat righteous taste: "I came to see you."
He has already discovered that when two people get along, one is thick-skinned, and the other is weak.
Is this the legend that "the east wind overwhelms the west wind, or the west wind overwhelms the east wind" between husband and wife?
The emperor found it interesting.
Shao Xun really felt a little hot on her face. She was worried that the emperor would see that she was going to blush, so she hurriedly pushed him out: "Well, your Majesty, you have everything you need to do. Go back to the palace soon."
The emperor didn't struggle. He stood at the door and whispered: "I have left someone by your side, so rest assured."
Shao Xun's originally shameful heart suddenly calmed down, and replaced by an irresistible reluctance. Although it is very subtle, it cannot be ignored. "
She pursed her lips and whispered softly: "You… also be careful all the way…"
She drooped her squiggly eyes, and her long and thick eyelashes, like two crow feather fans, were pressed down in black, blocking the divine light in them.
The emperor's heart moved when he saw it, he couldn't help leaning forward, holding the girl's back head, and pressing a soft kiss on her thin eyelids.
Maybe they had done something more intimate than this before. Shao Xun didn't act too fiercely. Her eyelashes flickered a few times, and she raised her eyelids to look at him, like blaming or indulging.
She was fine, but the emperor who had done bad things felt that his heartbeat was extremely fierce.
He smiled bitterly in his heart, feeling like a frivolous boy who had never seen a woman, easily excited.
The emperor gently stroked Shao Xun's cheek across the threshold, and finally said goodbye: "I'm leaving."
Shao Xun nodded.
The emperor is an adult…cough, a middle-aged man, he can restrain his thoughts, he is very simple when he leaves, and does not look back three times.
After Shao Xun returned to the room, he finally let go of the calm and unremarkable expression, and sat idly by the bed for a long time before he came back to his senses.
She was agitated, the heat rose from her feet to the top of her head, and she lay on the bed and buried her face in the bedding.
She… what did she do just now! !
I don't know if I'm tired from climbing the mountain. Shao Xun leaned on the bed for a while. It was obvious that he fell asleep before long. When he opened his eyes again, the hour had passed.
Presumably, what was said before is almost the same. She tidied up her hair and clothes and went directly to the apse of Jinguang Temple. On the way, she ran into Zheng Yunling and Zheng Yunjing who were also going to the apse.
When Zheng Yunling saw Shao Xun, his eyes lit up, ignoring Zheng Yunjing, and quickly ran to Shao Xun: "Cousin, where have you been? I have been looking for you for a long time."
No matter how guilty in her heart, Shao Xun's face is always calm. She smiled slightly: "I found a guest room to rest for a while, I can't compare to you, and I don't know where the energy comes from."
Zheng Yunling also subconsciously wanted to laugh, but after thinking of something, the smile that had just emerged froze immediately. She looked at Zheng Yunjing and begged: "Yunjing, you go first. I have something to tell my cousin."
Zheng Yunjing is younger than Yun Ling. She is a child born in the second room of the Zheng family. Although she is young, she is quite charming. She looked at her cousin and her cousin, and nodded without saying anything.
Zheng Yunling pulled Shao Xun aside and said anxiously: "Cousin, do you know…"
"What about cousin and Ah Qiong?"
Zheng Yunling's mouth opened slightly: "…you know…Bah, no, regardless of my brother, it's my aunt and my mother…"
Shao Xun covered her mouth with his hands: "Needless to say, I know all about it."
"Got it? Knowing that you still…"
Zheng Yunling didn't know anything. She was kept in the dark from beginning to end. It was a surprise to hear that Shao Qiong, who she hated the most, was likely to be her sister-in-law. She was definitely unacceptable. Shao Xun didn't want to hurt her. After considering it, he whispered softly: "Yun Ling, don't get excited, even if… I'm still your sister."
Zheng Yunling's eyes widened in disbelief: "Cousin, what do you mean… you just gave my brother to Shao Qiong?!"
"It's not…" Shao Xun couldn't help closing his eyes. "He wasn't mine in the first place. It's his own business to marry him."
"He likes you, why wouldn't he not want to marry you?" Zheng Yunling is too young. Even though Gong Sun's family has begun to talk to her about marriage, she is still too young to understand the complexity: "Did Shao Qiong do it again? What's the matter? Crying and begging you to give up your brother to her? Or begging your aunt?"
Shao Xun shook his head helplessly: "Yun Ling, you will understand in the future."
Zheng Yunling unloaded it in one breath: "How could this happen? It was not all right a while ago…"
Having said that, she suddenly raised her head and said a little uneasy: "Cousin, is it because you are a prince and concubine, so you can't marry my brother?"
When Shao Xun heard these words, he couldn't help raising his eyebrows: "What did you say?"
Her expression was actually controlled and gentle, but Zheng Yunling couldn't help but wince: "I heard my mother tell her grandmother… you want to marry the third majesty… so, that's why…"
Shao Xun was so calm that she was almost indifferent: "She is talking in a dream, let me marry the third prince…unless I die."
In front of Zheng Yunling, she has always been a good sister who is gentle and amiable. She speaks appropriately and has a degree of demeanor. In the face of people no matter how rude and domineering, she refuses to say anything bad about the other party even behind her back, so she speaks in a calm tone. Such harsh and extreme remarks were truly unprecedented, and Zheng Yunling was so scared that Zheng Yunling was silent, and he dared not say another word.
Shao Xun took a deep breath, not wanting to let her dissatisfaction with Shu fei and Gong Sun continue to this little cousin, she calmed down her expression, and said, "Yun Ling, no matter what, we are all sisters. We don't have to live together. Under the eaves, it's just that your brother and I didn't have the fate of being a husband and wife. There is no way to talk about who is right and who is wrong."
Zheng Yunling was stunned by Shao Xun's attack just now, and now he talks a little bit: "But, but, brother, he likes you."
Shao Xun smiled: "Cousin, how do you know if he likes Shao Qiong too?"
Zheng Yunling was stunned on the spot.
It took a long time for her to relax, and said in a hurry: "Impossible! How could he like…"
Shao Xun raised his hand to stop her, and said warmly: "It's nothing, it's his freedom to like whoever you like…and also my freedom."
What she said was too vague, Yun Ling said with a confused look: "What does this… mean?"
"Meaning, I have only brother and sister love for him, and no love between men and women."
Zheng Yunling finally understood this blunt sentence. She was anxiously trying to say something, but suddenly stopped and looked behind Shao Xun with her eyes wide open.
Shao Xun was not surprised or necessary to panic. She turned her head and saw Zheng Yunqiao and Shao Kui standing not far away.
Zheng Yunqiao stared at Shao Xun in a daze, as if he had lost his soul, while Shao Kui's face was ugly, and he scolded: "Ah Xun, what are you saying, don't apologize to Yun Qiao. He has been thinking about you just now and wants to come. Find……"
"Big brother, cousin," Shao Xun interrupted him: "Is the scenery at the summit good? Why don't you see Ah Qiong?"
Just like Shao Xun told Zheng Yunling, Zheng Yunqiao is free to be with whom he likes to be with. After all, Shao Xun admits that he is half-hearted with him in this matter, and it is not a marriage contract that hasn't been written yet. The heart is attached to him.
However, if there is someone else you love, just throw away your hands, isn't it good for everyone to be clean?
Or since it is vacillating, why do you make a look that is as deep as the sea and deeply hurt, and what do you think of their sisters? Who do you want to be?
When the two men were asked this, Shao Kui frowned and said, "Who do you hear… Forget it, it doesn't matter. If you mind Ah Qiong, I will go with them. I will be there all the time. Don't worry, what annoying words to say."
"Oh, is it?" Shao Xun's tone was neither sarcasm nor anger, as if chatting at home, and said plainly: "Why don't you ask your cousin to see if this is the case."
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