The Cultivation Master’s Blackened Disciple (54)
Bai Weiwei nodded. Then the long skirt fluttered, flying in the wind, and she arrived at the rounded platform with the bearing of a celestial being.
Many young talents came from all over; the number of men and women who came to watch the event was not small.
It looked extremely lively.
Bai Weiwei looked around, as though looking for something.
Ning Yishu had already arrived at her side. Although he still put on a respectful expression, the expression in his eyes was even more gloomy and frightening.
He heard her whisper, “Where is Yu Chen gege?”
As soon as she said this, Bai Weiwei felt a chill down her spine, as though someone stuffed ice cubes down her clothes.
The health bar above her head rose again.
This meant that Ning Yishu was especially upset.
Bai Weiwei had never encountered such a damned ridiculous side task. She kept her lovestruck expression steady and continued to look for Yu Chen.
In the original’s pitifully few memories, there indeed had been a time when she completed a task with Yu Chen.
And they got along rather well.
So her words couldn’t be considered random drivel.
Suddenly, an enormous feather fan flew in with a blinding radiance.
A man in white, with a casual and elegant bearing, was gracefully seated on the feather fan.
“Weiwei, I heard that you were looking for a dual cultivation partner, so I especially came out of seclusion to rush over.”
Bai Weiwei momentarily had dead fish eyes. Then she immediately adjusted her state of mind and smiled coyly. “Yu Chen gege.”
That’s right, in her limited selection of memories, this was what Yu Chen and Bai Weiwei called each other.
Two people putting on pretentious airs.
Yu Chen landed in front of her. The enormous feather fan shrank in size, and he grasped it as he elegantly fanned himself.
“Meimei, in the twenty years we haven’t met, you’ve become even more beautiful.” Yu Chen smiled softly.
“Ge…ge, in the twenty years we haven’t met, you’ve already reached the late stage of Immortal Ascension stage,” As Bai Weiwei called out “gege,” she nearly bit off her tongue.
The winds on the mountain peak were strong. For a moment, the two people in a long robe and long dress looked like a celestial couple. They looked immortal and timeless, leisurely and ethereal, as though ready to ride the wind, always in each other’s company.
【“I’m the prettiest, most beautiful” medal activated.】
【Setting up lighting board, PS and Meitu1, uglifying multiple beauties on the scene with graffiti…】
Suddenly, everyone in the scene felt that this celestial couple seemed especially pleasant on the eyes.
It felt dull and dim all around, and only Bai Weiwei was so beautiful.
Then Bai Weiwei heard the “King” BGM play.
【BGM “Song of the King”–The trumpet roars: cultivation world’s biggest XX factory shuts down! Bastard chairman Huang He2 owes 350 million for eating, drinking, whoring, and gambling, and runs away with his younger sister-in-law! We have no way to pay with our beauties. The starting price is 100, 200, 300 beauties, all shipping is 9.9 yuan! 9.9 yuan!3】
Bai Weiwei: “…”
The system explained, “This background music can greatly stimulate people’s competitive spirit. When there’s a supermarket sale, people are particularly anxious to rush and buy. When Taobao’s4 shipping fee is 9.9 yuan, doesn’t it make you want to panic purchase?”
Bai Weiwei: “…”
The system comforted her, “Sometimes being vulgar is being refined5, you… hold on.”
Bai Weiwei felt that she couldn’t hold on.
If she’d known earlier, she would have chosen the best cooking medal, and have nothing to do with being the number one beauty.
In the end, she was actually reduced to 9.9 yuan shipping.
When Yu Chen saw her, he didn’t know why his heart surged with a peculiar desire to plunder.
He smiled faintly. “Dear meimei, gege will go defeat those people and come marry you.”
Bai Weiwei maintained a smiling expression. “Then go…”
Ning Yishu stood to the side. The wind brushed aside his bangs, revealing his eyes as calm as still water.
1: Photoshop and Meitu are both photo editing programs.↩
2: 黄he: censored (but not really) reference to Huang He, former chairman of Wenzhou Jiangnan Leather Factory, who really did run off with the company’s money in the early 2010’s. The name of the song is a play on words; the term bastard/son of a bitch is 王八蛋 in Chinese, which contains the character for king.↩
3: A slightly modified version of a song called “Jiangnan Leather Factory Closed,” which was based on a roadside stall’s advertisement for its purses, which was, in itself, based on the actual incident. This is why the last two sentences sound like a roadside advertisement for cheap goods LOL↩
4: One of the biggest e-commerce sites in the world. Incidentally, 9.9 yuan is approximately $1.43 (as of 2019 18 Dec., the date that I’m making this footnote), so that’s pretty damn cheap.↩
5: Play on words? 大俗 is vulgar, 大雅 is elegance or refinement.↩
Cheese: i feel so incredibly dumb for even thinking that the song was going to be some solemn eulogy or something LOLOLOLOL WHAT WAS I THINKING HAVENT I READ ENOUGH OF THIS SERIES TO KNOW BETTER