Translator: Hali & TheWhiteBook
Ghost King’s Sacrificial Little Bride (3)
The Bai Family had been Taoist exorcists for generations. Basically, they always have a peach wood sword1 in their hands, and a bagua mirror2 hanging from their necks. They see ghosts, they slash ghosts; ghosts that saw them had to worry.
However, they hacked up too many ghosts.
They provoked the resentment of the ghost realm, and this great resentment formed a terrifying curse.
It made the Bai Family gradually decline. In the end, there was only a cursed Bai Weiwei, who was born on the seventh day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar3.
As well as a pure Yang Qi constitution4 able to withstand any sort of curse or resentment, Bai Wen, that was it.
Bai Weiwei’s parents died a few years ago in order to map out the wedding dress on her body.
Bai Weiwei herself was just an ordinary little girl, there was only one unique thing about her.
She was burdened with carrying all of the resentment accumulated by the entire Bai family.
Therefore, her birth date on the lunar calendar doomed her to carry the curse of her family.
Even more frightening was that she was born with the mark of the ghost king’s sacrifice.
The offering was prepared for the new ghost king to be appointed.
The first day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar was the day the ghost gate opens.
The new millennium’s ghost king required a mortal woman born on the lunar calendar as a sacrifice.
Once the mark of the ghost king has appeared, she would have to wait until the first day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar of the year when the new ghost king would accept its position.
That woman would automatically be hypnotized to be a sacrifice, and no one would be able to stop it.
And Bai Weiwei was just that lucky one. Fortunately, today was the day of her sacrifice.
If it wasn’t for the Bai family’s painstaking efforts, and those of her only remaining Uncle.
Bai Weiwei would now be sacrificed, eaten up by hundreds of ghosts, and even her soul would be devoured.
The coffin was densely packed with exorcism spells, and the wedding dress on her body was made by Bai Weiwei’s parents exhausting their lives to craft it.
Even the ghost king wouldn’t be able to approach her.
As long as she survived the first day of the seventh month, the ghost king couldn’t use her as a sacrifice.
After she finished peering through the memories, Bai Weiwei observed Ji Yongchuan outside with a complicated mood.
So he was the target person this time……
No, unexpectedly, her mission target this time was a ghost.
Moreover, he was a ghost king born of resentment toward the Bai family.
The status of the Bai family in the ghost realm was just like the position of Xiaori Guizi5 in the hearts of the people of the Great Heavenly Dynasty.
Ghosts see them, ghosts detest them.
Don’t need to know you, if you are known to be from the Bai family, then they hated not to pull out your heart and lungs.
Ji Yongchuan saw his offering for the first time today.
No injustice, no hatred, yet a favorability of negative twenty was pasted on Bai Weiwei’s face.
Ji Yongchuan smiled amicably outside.
Bai Weiwei suddenly stifled the fear in her heart.
She frowned, even more tears forming in her eyes. She pursed her lips pitifully.
“I can’t move, I can’t take it off.”
Ji Yongchuan’s eyes became cold and dark, he looked up at the moon.
It was almost time.
He would be in trouble if she escaped tonight.
A trace of dark blood red light flashed within Ji Yongchuan’s eyes, and on top of his fingers appeared a black Hundred Ghosts Record6.
The figures of a hundred ghosts squirmed, howled, and struggled.
But, how could they not struggle within Ji Yongchuan’s grasp?
Ji Yongchuan bashfully took a few steps forward, “Then, I’ll help you take it off, can I?”
The closer he got to the coffin, the more he could feel the runes’ damage.
There were thousands of tombstones in the cemetery. Those corpses and ghosts began to take grotesque shapes. They twisted themselves at crooked angles and emerged from the soil.
They surrounded them from all directions.
They waited for Ji Yongchuan to bring Bai Weiwei out to devour her and then party for the whole night.
They would let Ji Yongchuan successfully swallow Bai Weiwei’s soul, and become the next ghost king.
A strong stench pervaded the air.
The moon emitted a wretched green light.
Bai Weiwei opened her pure and clean eyes that were ignorant of worldly affairs, and the fear on her face gradually subsidized.
She stared distractedly at Ji Yongchuan. Suddenly, no one knew what she thought of, but her face turned red.
1: 桃木剑: Peach wood sword is a kind of a magical weapon in Taoism. In traditional Chinese customs, it is considered to have the functions of protecting the house, giving the owner a life of bliss, warding off evil spirits, and inviting wealth. In production, natural peach wood is usually used, and it is carved by hand (modern machines have been used to save costs for modern carving). Generally, the peach is the essence of five woods, also known as immortal wood, so it has the role of warding off evil.↩
2: 八卦镜:The Eight Divinatory Trigrams Mirror refers to the Wen Wang Eight Diagrams Mirror, also called Taiji Bagua Mirror, which has been called the Feng Shui Mascot in China. The convex mirror is used to subdue demons in the house, the concave mirror absorbs wealth and benefits, and the Taiji bagua mirror can reverse the sky and adjust the feng shui.↩
3: The seventh month of the lunar calendar is Ghost Month, when ghosts come back to visit the land of the living. It usually starts some time in August and ends in September by our Gregorian calendar. I guess being born on the seventh of the seventh just compounded things, which is strange because odd numbers are usually associated with yang energy and good fortune, but in this case lucky number seven did Bai Weiwei dirty.↩
4: 阳气: Yang qi, lit. bright energy. The yang, or the white swirl, represents brightness, passion and growth. Quick background: The Yin, or the dark side, is associated with everything negative, cold, wet, soft, and feminine. The Yang, or the light side, is associated with things positive, warm, dry, hard, and masculine.↩
5: 日鬼子: Japanese devil was referred to the Japanese because they invaded China in WWII and the Chinese called them the Japanese devil because they were short and invaded them. They also called the westerns devils because they sold opium there and later when they went to war and won the Chinese hated them so they wrote.↩
6: A collection of ghost stories/legends throughout China, with little drawings of each ghost included.↩
Hali99: I didn’t know that this chapter was going to take 4 hours ahhh I’m done finally. I didn’t expect tling would be this painful all the translators out there you have my respect. hearts.