Chapter 342: Jean’s Old Nest
Translator: Atlas Studios Editor: Atlas Studios
“Of course,” Muir confirmed her suspicions without thinking.
Bai Qingqing leaned against a tree trunk that was as thick as a water tower and rubbed her temples.
If she told the merfolk tribe that Jean was in the City of Beastmen, they were bound to immediately go there and take her away. They might even kill the ape king.
Those of a different kind was sure to be of a different heart. Such a mindset would surely be more prominent here. How could a merfolk tribe tolerate an ape tribe?
Furthermore, in the eyes of the merfolk tribe, the ape king took away the only female in their tribe. They probably considered him to be no different from a feral beast.
However… if Jean defended the ape king and enabled them and the merfolk tribe to coexist peacefully, she would be surrounded by enemies.
At that point, this place would no longer be safe.
I’ll just wait and see if the disaster the ape king talked about will come. If it turns out to be fake, I can be a swindler too. Who cares?
She still had a way to make herself appear to be a divine being.
Using honey, making ants eat leaves in different shapes—methods of swindling people like these were everywhere on TV. Bai Qingqing could use her knowledge of physics and chemistry to come up with a few.
“I’ll carry you back,” Muir said, seeing that Bai Qingqing quietly stood still.
Bai Qingqing nodded as she was no longer interested in exploring the territory.
They roasted their dinner on the top of Sea Cliff. When the sun set, the temperature dropped.
Bai Qingqing gazed at the setting sun with her back to the bonfire.
The setting sun barely hovered above the coastline, making the clouds in the horizon appear like gorgeous, exaggerated carvings, and dyeing the sea red.
The salty sea breeze blew on Bai Qingqing’s face and caused her dress to flutter as if it could fly away in the wind at any moment.
Muir suddenly felt uneasy and added a few more pieces of wood to the bonfire. He then walked up behind Bai Qingqing.
“Are you cold? The wind’s strong here. I’ll take you back to the nest and bring down the food when it’s ready.”
Bai Qingqing shook her head gently. “I’m not cold. The wind’s warm.” But… it would definitely get cold at night.
“Do you know how to make clothes from animal skin?” Bai Qingqing asked after hesitating for a moment.
It would be fine if she only had to wait for a couple of days. But Curtis needed at least seven or eight days to reach here. If she was exposed to the cold every day, she couldn’t guarantee that she wouldn’t fall ill.
Muir paused for a moment before saying resolutely, “I can learn.”
Bai Qingqing’s shoulders slumped. She shouldn’t have pinned her hopes on Muir. He was really living like a wild beast before reaching adulthood!
Right, the young eagles couldn’t make a fire. They probably ate their prey raw. The two of them were the ones roasting their meat on the top of the cliff.
Bai Qingqing had seen through everything. The habits of beastmen weren’t all that different from that of wild beasts. To them, cooked food just tasted better, and they weren’t averse to eating raw meat. They just always ate cooked meat so that they could hide their beastliness in front of females.
After eating her fill, Bai Qingqing lay down on a rock that was still warm from the sun shining on it. She looked up at the three “moons” and couldn’t help but reminisce about the first time she saw the night sky in this alternate world.
She was by the waterfall, and Curtis was still very much a stranger to her. His existence was like that of a demon’s.
Time passed and the circumstances changed in the blink of an eye. Now, she couldn’t do without that cold snake beastman.
“Curtis, Parker, where are you guys right now? How long more will it take for you guys to find me?”
As Bai Qingqing listened to the sounds of the waves, her vision blurred and she gradually fell asleep.
Muir threw the bones of the prey into the sea and washed his beak and claws clean while he was at it. When he returned, he found Bai Qingqing asleep, and the gaze he had held back for the whole day became straightforward and bold.