Chapter 1148: Pledge to Marry Su Mo
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Throne Room, Qingyu Palace.
Emperor Qingyu sat on the Dragon Throne while Nation Master Qu, Princess Qing Ya, and all the imperial family experts sat on the left below.
On the lower right was only Su Mo.
Everybody was looking at Su Mo and wondering who he was.
Princess Qing Ya sized him up with her beautiful eyes. She was very curious about his cultivation. How could he be so strong?
“Welcome, friend, my name is Qing Gu. Can you tell me your name?” Above the Dragon Throne, Emperor Qingyu smiled and raised a fist to Su Mo.
He did not ask where he came from. Instead, he wanted to find out his name first and then check it.
“The name is just a code!”
Su Mo did not answer. He looked straight at Nation Master Qu and said, “I want to ask Nation Master Qu, how long have you been in the Qingyu Empire?”
Su Mo did not force him to answer, because it was not likely that he was a person from the Netherworld Devil Sect. Besides, if he was really from the Netherworld Devil Sect, he would not admit it anyway.
So, Su Mo asked about his situation in general to see if there was anything odd in his answers.
“My little friend, I have been the Nation Master in Qingyu Empire for more than 40 years. As for my teacher, I joined several sects in my early years, namely the Tie Hua Sect on Tianyan Island, the Golden Light Sect in the Northern Continent, and the Divine Sword Sect on Jinhuan Island.” Nation Master Qu spoke slowly without any concealment. He told Su Mo all the forces he had joined.
Su Mo looked at the Qingyu Emperor and others in the imperial family, who nodded to him.
Obviously, all the people confirmed that what Elder Qu Tan said was true.
Su Mo thought that this story was clear and logical.
Besides, the Nation Master would certainly know that Su Mo would seek to verify his claims.
Was he really not from the Netherworld Devil Sect?
Everything was just a coincidence!
However, Su Mo felt like something was wrong here, but he could not tell what.
“Do you know which groups cultivate the Zombie Skill in the Firmament World?” Su Mo looked at Qu Tan with keen eyes.
“Cultivate the Zombie Skill?” Qu Tan considered for a moment and said, “As far as I know, except for the Corpse Hall of the Netherworld Devil Sect, only a few people cultivate the Zombie Skill in the Firmament World.”
“Where did you learn your Zombie Skill?” Su Mo asked again.
“In an ancient ruin in the North Sea. It takes three days to get there from Qingyu Island!” Qu Tan said.
“Have you been in the Qingyu Empire for 40 years?”
Su Mo asked Qu Tan questions one after another.
Qu Tan also answered all his questions one by one, telling Su Mo his whole story.
The imperial family did not know why Su Mo was interested in Qu Tan, but they did not ask.
After asking for a quarter of an hour, Su Mo found nothing out of the ordinary.
“Everybody, I’m leaving now!”
Su Mo sighed, got up, and prepared to leave Qingyu Palace.
Since he could not get any information, he did not want to stay.
“My… little friend, I’ve prepared a banquet in the palace. You’d better stay for a while and let me treat you!” said the Qingyu Emperor. He had seen that Su Mo was leaving, and he wanted to keep him.
“Right! “My little friend, our imperial family has the best vintage wine, so it will surely not let you down!”
“You must have come from afar. Why not stay in the palace for several days and have a rest!”
“We will surely regard you as a guest of honor!”
The other experts from the imperial family spoke in succession to retain him. They had the same thought as Emperor Qingyu.
The man had killed Wang Sheng. If he left, they would get into trouble.
Su Mo scanned the crowd. Of course, he knew why these people wanted to retain him.
However, he could not stay in the palace. He did not fully believe Qu Tan. He already had a plan.
“Everyone, I have something important to do. If I have a chance, I’ll come back again!” Su Mo shook his head and then walked out of the palace.
“Sir, please wait!”
Just then, a charming voice rang out. Princess Qing Ya quickly came to Su Mo’s side.
“What’s the matter?” asked Su Mo doubtfully. He turned to look at Qing Ya.
“Sir, Wang Sheng was a beloved disciple in the Icy Palace of the North Sea. He died in our imperial palace, so they will hold us accountable.”
Qing Ya was anxious. She bit her lips and continued, “You have extraordinary strength. I guess you must come from a super power. I beg you to find a way to help us pass through this crisis!”
As Princess Qing Ya made this remark, Emperor Qingyu and all the imperial family experts immediately changed their expression.
They all wanted to retain Su Mo. Even if they could not, as long as Su Mo was on Qingyu Island, they could put the blame on him when the people from the Icy Palace of North Sea came.
The guy had been killed by Su Mo, so it had nothing to do with them.
But now, Qing Ya had spoken directly about the seriousness of the matter. Now, the unknown youth would surely escape. Why would he stay and bear the anger of the Icy Palace of the North Sea?
Qing Gu and others were anxious, but they could neither say or do anything to stop Su Mo.
“This girl!” Qing Gu was both angry and helpless, but there was no use crying over spilled milk.
“Every debt has a debtor. I killed him. The Icy Palace of the North Sea should not do anything to you!” Su Mo said flatly that he had not had much contact with the Icy Palace of North Sea. He had only seen the Empress of the North Sea, the Palace Master of the Icy Palace of North Sea, and the Dark-Ice Queen twice.
But surely, the Icy Palace of the North Sea should not blame Wang Sheng’s death on the Qingyu family.
However, Princess Qing Ya’s behavior impressed Su Mo. It seemed that although this woman was somewhat unruly, she was quite reasonable and she cared about her own clan.
Also, unlike her father and the rest of the imperial family, she did not plan to keep him there to bear the anger of the Icy Palace of the North Sea.
Instead, she had explained the situation directly and sought his help.
She seemed candid and frank.
“You don’t know the Icy Palace of the North Sea. As the super power of the North Sea, the majesty of the Icy Palace is inviolable. Although we didn’t do anything, they won’t let us off the hook because he died in front of our palace!”
Princess Qing Ya had changed her arrogant and domineering attitude to a calm one. She was full of deep worry.
With this, Qing Ya seemed to think of something. Her face reddened. She slightly lowered her head and said in a low voice, “S-Sir, if you help us pass through this disaster, I would be willing to pledge to marry you!”
Qing Ya’s voice was as low as a mosquito. The contest held earlier had been to select a husband for her.
She was very fond of Su Mo. Although Su Mo seemed uninterested in her, she went for it anyway.
This was not only for her own sake, but also for the safety of the imperial family.
Su Mo shook his head helplessly. He did not feel like marrying again.
“You don’t have to do that. Your imperial family will be fine! Don’t worry!”
With that, Su Mo immediately flashed out of the room and disappeared without a trace.