Chapter 19: Beginning to Retaliate
“Ling Xiao! You’re a despicable and lowly person!” Once Lan Wei was conscious of the fact that he was bound, he started to violently struggle.
Ling Xiao evilly laughed as he looked down at him disdainfully from the corner of his eye with a smug expression, “Young Master Lan Wei, please yell a bit louder. If you attract people here, I also will need to think over whether or not I should hand you over.”
“You!” Lan Wei hatefully glared at Ling Xiao, his gaze seemed to want to turn Ling Xiao into mincemeat.
Ling Xiao enjoyed it all with narrowed eyes, then he suddenly stooped down, reaching out a hand to pinch Lan Wei’s lower jaw. Lan Wei made a noise in pain and furrowed his eyebrows.
Ling Xiao looked at him gloomily and coldly. In his past lifetime, he had suffered many times under Lan Wei’s blows. The reason why he entered the palace was also because of this guy helping Mo Qi. In addition, this Lan Wei had really wanted to castrate him.
But now, this person had landed in his hands!
How could he be fair to himself if he didn’t give this guy a good lesson!
Ling Xiao sneered, stared at Lan Wei’s delicate, pretty and young face with raised eyebrows as a plan formed in his mind.
He walked out, shouting at the eunuchs to retire, then locked the entrance. After that, he gloomily and coldly gazed at Lan Wei as he walked over.
Lan Wei stared blankly, scared by Ling Xiao’s expression as if he was going on a raid, and slightly shifted back.
Ling Xiao saw his little movement and laughed as he asked, “Young Master Lan Wei, what are you hiding for? Don’t tell me you’re afraid of me?”
“How… how could this Young Master be afraid of you!” Lan Wei stubbornly raised his head.
Ling Xiao heard him and smiled enthusiastically at him as he bent to pick up the sword Lan Wei had dropped on the ground.
Lan Wei pursed his lips, he didn’t know what Ling Xiao wanted to do to him. As the Prime Minister’s son, this was the first time he had been trussed up like this. He hated Ling Xiao so much that his teeth itched. He thought deeply for a while, then clenched his teeth and roared at Ling Xiao, “Ling Xiao, you better let go of me. This Young Master is the Prime Minister’s son. If you do something to me, Father will not let you off!”
Ling Xiao heard him and sneered. He raised the sword then walked by to the candlestick, letting the blade burn on it, “Lan Wei, are you really stupid or really foolish?”
“You!” Lan Wei was so angered by Ling Xiao’s words that a vein popped out.
Ling Xiao lazily burned the sword and continued, “Not to mention the Lord Prime Minister doesn’t know that you’re here. Even if he did know, what could he do to get you back? Once you are exposed, then you are guilty of the big crime of breaking into the palace at night.”
Lan Wei frowned and bit his lips in annoyance as he heard that. Ling Xiao shot him a glance and pretended to suddenly realize something as he accused him, “Oh~ You’re not foolish, but you’re also not stupid. You’re taking me as stupid and foolish, thinking you could scare me and I would release you.”
Ling Xiao raised the sword that had been heated red and went in front of Lan Wei, “Too bad, I, Ling Xiao have been scared too much! This trick is useless against me.”
Ling Xiao lightly smiled.
Lan Wei coldly humphed and disregarded what he heard, but still glanced at the burning red sword that was pointed in his direction. He frowned, his mind somewhat frantic and unconsciously lifted his eyes to look at Ling Xiao. Lan Wei was startled and somewhat afraid as he clenched his teeth and asked, “Ling Xiao, just what are you trying to do?”
Ling Xiao looked at the sword in his hand. The more he looked, the more panic Lan Wei got. He evilly smiled and asked, “What do you think I am going to do?”
Lan Wei pursed his lips and thought deeply, “Ling Xiao, killing me brings you no benefits.”
Ling Xiao raised an eyebrow. This Lan Wei finally spoke using human speech. (Something sensible)
He was right though, killing Lan Wei would not bring him any benefits. No matter what, Lan Wei was still the Prime Minister’s son, and his only son on top of that. If Lan Wei died, the Prime Minister would not be willing to leave the matter just like that.
At this moment, the Prime Minister’s attitude toward Ling Xiao was still to just ignore him. If he knew that Lan Wei died by his hands, then he would really become his most hated enemy.
He, Ling Xiao, had not become stupid to the point that he would give himself such a big enemy.
However, he would bully Lan Wei. He finally had him fall into his hands, how could he release him so easily?
Ling Xiao evilly smiled and squatted down to pull Lan Wei’s clothing, “Rest assured, I will not kill you. I just want to do to you the same thing you once wanted to do to me.”
Lan Wei frowned, reflecting on what he had done to Ling Xiao.
Ling Xiao did not give him the opportunity to carefully think it through as his fingers were already flying and removing Lan Wei’s sash.
Lan Wei stared blankly at Ling Xiao’s movements. He seemed to have recalled something and stared at Ling Xiao with his eyes wide and his mouth slightly open, an incredulous look on his face.
“Ling Xiao, don’t tell me you want to…”
Ling Xiao smiled to the point his eyes narrowed and pulled down Lan Wei’s sash.
“It’s just what you think.”
Lan Wei was stunned, then started to violently struggle the next second.
“Release me! If you dare to do that to me, this Young Master will not let you off! Release me… release…”
Lan Wei struggled very violently, and Ling Xiao was almost knocked down by him several times.
In the end, Ling Xiao became impatient and just leaned over to press him down. One hand holding the sword and the other pulling off his clothes, he pulled down Lan Wei’s pants with a hand.
The coolness on his lower body caused Lan Wei to still. He then turned to stare at Ling Xiao, his eyes full of astonishment. Ling Xiao seized this opportunity to stuff the pants he pulled off into his mouth.
“Wu wu…” Lan Wei glared hatefully at Ling Xiao.
Now that Lan Wei’s pants had been pulled off, there was nothing on his lower body besides his outer clothing being arranged to cover his important place. This kind of feeling was very humiliating, and he clenched his teeth as he struggled even harder.
In his impatience, he even used his head to knock Ling Xiao. After being hit, Ling Xiao dizzily and blurrily got up, after which he took the chance to shift and move away. Ling Xiao shook his head a little to clear his mind and looked at Lan Wei who was trying to move away and coldly laughed. He leaned over and pulled him back, then lifted his clothes a little higher.
“Wu wu…” Lan Wei protested with his muffled voice.
However, he was unable to prevent his weak place being exposed to Ling Xiao’s eyes. Lan Wei closed his eyes in humiliation.
Seeing this, Ling Xiao cheerfully laughed and said, “Lan Wei, why don’t you open your eyes and take a good look at what you did to me that time!”
Lan Wei heard him and opened his eyes, viciously staring at Ling Xiao. Ling Xiao sneered and casually aimed at Lan Wei’s lower body, raising the heated sword and approached his lower half.
“……” Lan Wei went rigid, then struggled backward, not letting go of even one chance of hope.
Ling Xiao’s sword had been knocked aside by his struggling many times. Losing his patience, Ling Xiao squatted down and used his leg to press down Lan Wei’s struggling body. He used one hand to press down his leg and the sword once again slowly approached.
This time, Lan Wei couldn’t escape anywhere.
“…Mu wu…” Lan Wei’s tone changed, and this time it sounded more like crying.
Ling Xiao turned to look at him, besides the raging inferno in his eyes, there was also a trace of pleading. Ling Xiao frowned, his heart a bit shaken and he weakened a bit.
Back when he had woken up and found himself without that piece of him, he had almost sunk into misery at being castrated.
His fright back then was the same as Lan Wei’s right now.
When he remembered his fright back then and his situation as the Eunuch Steward with nowhere to go, Ling Xiao’s hard heart softened and his hatred retreated.
He coldly ridiculed him and the sword still neared Lan Wei’s miserable life root.
The heated sword brought a burning heat, so hot that Lan Wei jumped a bit. Feeling the pain, Lan Wei sobbed, his eyes looking at the sword that was approaching his lower body. He finally couldn’t bear it anymore and closed his eyes, two lines of clear tears flowing from them.