Transmigrated into the Cannon Fodder’s Daughter - Chapter 36.2
Sun Rui gulped down his saliva. He knew his master was rich, but once he saw the big villa, he was further flabbergasted by her wealth.
So… So rich!
Some people were great masters at a young age and had money to bathe in. Oh, the envy~
At a quarter past 11, Li Xiao arrived at the entrance of the ghost market and transferred money to the driver, who promptly floored the gas pedal and sped away. He didn’t dare to stay in this place for a moment longer.
Li Xiao looked up at the ghost market. The door was tightly closed, and a crooked, brittle sign hung on the door.
As she gazed at the sign, she could feel an unusually strong Ying energy being emitted. Initially, Li Xiao thought the market might’ve been a scam, but after seeing this, she was somewhat more confident in its legitimacy.
She pushed open the door and stepped inside. When she entered, the rather small door creaked and groaned. It was two meters wide, and pushing it open revealed a boisterous, lively scene inside which sharply contrasted the quiet exterior.
Many people wore masks and shuttled throughout the various stalls.
Li Xiao watched with interest. Not only were there people wandering about, but there were ghosts, too. Ghosts had temporarily possessed entities using an unknown method, but the Ying Qi on their bodies still gave away their identities. According to Li Xiao’s senses, at least a third of these people had to be ghosts!
She glanced at Sun Rui, who stood beside her. This silly boy… He said he’d been here many times and had never seen a ghost. Little did he know, he was standing in a crowd of ghosts.
The ghosts here seemed to follow a set of rules. When they chose an item from a stall, they would peacefully exchange it with the items they had brought. Whoever was behind the ghost market was able to suppress these ghosts.
Like humans, there were good and bad ghosts, and not every ghost was willing to cooperate.
Li Xiao arrived in front of the fifth stall from the left. The owner of the stall had a layer of white powder on his face and wore a black suit, which exposed a small patch of skin. It was red.
One word surfaced in her mind: Red Corpse. Red Corpses were fierce, cultivated zombies and Heavenly Lightning had no effect on them at all. But this little zombie was stammering profusely as he bartered with others.
“N-No. It must be three strands of Fury.”
The customer standing in front said, “The wood looks average. One strand of Fury should do.”
The quality of the wood was spectacular, though!
Li Xiao’s eyes lit up. The wooden board gave off strong Yin energy. If she bought it, she could make it into a stick and inlay the scales she had gotten from Li Qianfei. Fighting would become much easier.
Tsk, three strands of Fury was all it took to buy this plank. It’s cheap as hell. The customer who wanted to buy it with just one strand was insane. It was simply a trap.
Li Xiao had only been in this world for two months, so she hadn’t had the time to collect Fury. But she had Qi on her. Some of the Qi Li Xiao got from Li Qianfei belonged to Li Qianfei’s godfather, Gu Qian, and her grandmother, Qu Lian. Hence, Li Xiao decided not to return the Qi to them. She helped out the other victims but still held onto Gu Qian and Qu Lian’s Qi.
Qi was certainly rarer than Fury. An ordinary person would never be able to get their hands on the stuff.
Li Xiao squatted and said, “I’ll buy the board for one strand of Qi.”
The red corpse raised its head and smiled stiffly at her. “OK.”
The fierce customer beside Li Xiao asked, “Do you have enough Qi? How about we split the price? How much do you need?”
“I’m not lacking money,” Li Xiao indifferently said.
She took out a strand of Qi and gave it to the red corpse, who gave her the plank of wood.
“Master, let me do it. I’ll help you carry it,” Sun Rui said.
Sun Rui looked middle-aged, but he called a young and beautiful girl his master, which made multiple people turn around to give curious glances.
“You wouldn’t be able to carry it,” Li Xiao said
Sun Rui seemed to disagree. “It’s just one board. How heavy can it be?” As a disciple who hadn’t been officially recognized by his master, he had to perform in order to gain his master’s respect.
But as soon as he touched the board, he felt a cold, dark Qi enter his body, causing his whole body to freeze. It was as if he had transformed into stone, unable to move.
Li Xiao patted Sun Rui’s back. A force drilled into his body, coursed through his limbs, and expelled the Yin energy, making him return to normal state. His heart palpitated as he hesitantly gazed at the seemingly ordinary wooden board. He didn’t dare to touch it again.
“It’s laced with Yin energy. Ordinary people shouldn’t touch it,” Li Xiao said. She turned to the red corpse and asked, “Where did you get the board?”
The red corpse smiled. “It’s part of my house. I’m taking it apart and selling it.”
Li Xiao gaped. Oh my, it’s a real coffin plate!
Li Xiao hesitated before asking, “Is there a better board?”
The red corpse silently contemplated. “Yes.”
“Two strands of Qi,” Li Xiao offered.
“I-I’ll bring it tomorrow,” the red corpse said.
“Your house seems to have a lot, no?” Sun Rui asked curiously.
The red corpse laughed in embarrassment. “I also use some parts from my dad’s house. I’ll go and tear it apart.”
Li Xiao thought to herself, “This is a real aggressive zombie! Even your father is a cannon fodder! I guess fraudulent people don’t discriminate!”
After scheduling an appointment with the red corpse, Li Xiao continued on. Although many of the things she wanted had already been bought, she continued to shop. This was a rare trip, so it’d be good to buy as much as possible. It was also Li Xiao’s first time visiting this place, so she couldn’t help but be a little curious.
There were quite a few things being sold, but unfortunately, Li Xiao wasn’t interested in most of them.
Suddenly, Sun Rui raised his voice and said, “Master, it’s him! That man is the big liar who cheated me out of my money and made me fart for a week!”
Li Xiao followed his line of sight. There were two men not far away. One was dressed in a blue shirt, and he was so handsome, he looked as if he stepped out of a landscape painting. His temperament seemed to be languid and he had an inexplicable air of familiarity surrounding him.
The other had hard, strong features, and when he spoke, he respectfully hung his head.
Although Li Xiao couldn’t quite sense their Qi, she expected them to be relatively strong. How dare they scam Sun Rui?
Although she hadn’t officially recognized Sun Rui, he was still somewhat like a disciple. She couldn’t see him suffer. Li Xiao touched a talisman, and it flew to Sun Rui’s behind, attached to him, and created a layer of protection.
***This was translated by Centinni***
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