The Empress's Gigolo Chapter 119
Chapter 119: Shock! Shock! Shock!
Chapter 119: Shock! Shock! Shock!
Translator: TYZ Editor: Book_Hoarder
"Storyteller Ren, the quality of the mirror is extremely good, but let's pretend you never said that nonsense. You're dismissed."
The old man on the third seat of honor said.
It was the Junior Elder, Zhe Kouhai. In Dayao, other than Qi Zixiao, Hong Wu and Shi Qing, his rank was the highest.
His words had concluded the matter. By referring Ren Baqian's words as nonsense and chasing him out afterwards, this matter had been concluded.
It might appear that the Junior Elder had helped the empress out of the situation, but many people still had their eyebrows knitted. The rest whose ranks weren't as high as Junior Elder's did not dare to say anything before the empress spoke.
At this moment, Ren Baqian was unusually calm. Looking at the everyone's reaction, he would be a fool if he did not know what went wrong. In fact, he had already thought about this problem before he presented the gift to the empress. However, given the empress's character, he eventually decided to say these words.
"Perhaps everyone might feel that what I said is preposterous but these words indeed came from the bottom of my heart. If I'm to be dismissed, it has to be said so by Her Majesty," Ren Baqian cupped his fists and said. He naturally knew whose words he should listen to.
Deep down, Ren Baqian felt that the situation would take a turn for the better. Recently, he had developed a better understanding of the empress, and he knew that her mindset wasn't the same as these people's.
"Do all of you think these words are preposterous?" Right after Ren Baqian finished her sentence, the empress's cold voice suddenly resounded through the air.
When the empress's words echoed throughout the palace hall, a cold shiver went down everyone's spine.
Is Her Majesty going to flip out soon? Some people thought to themselves.
If they answered "yes" to the empress's question, it implied that the empress wasn't worthy of those words. Answering "yes" would be courting death, especially when the empress was about to flip out.
Therefore, the people from Great Xia, the Yun Nation, and the Chen Nation did not dare to say anything. They were only waiting to see the ending of this show.
Ren Baqian turned around and looked at the empress. Her face remained calm as usual. He could not tell what she was thinking about.
"I" Just as a huge man was about to stand up and say something, he was disrupted by a burst of laughter coming from the seats of honor.
"I do think that these words are well-said and they are suitable for Her Majesty. If anyone has any opinion, talk to me first." Hong Wu suddenly smacked the table in front of him and burst out laughing.
Instead of saying these words were not suitable for the empress, he said the empress was worthy of these words.
Without the slightest scruple, he smacked the table and laughed heartily. His voice contained no fear at all.
He was the ninth most powerful expert in the world, and therefore, he had the balls to say these words.
If he did not even dare to say these words, he was not fit to be the ninth most powerful expert in the world.
The others were different from him. Even an impetuous individual would not dare to speak like him. After all, everyone else wasn't as powerful and open-minded as Hong Wu.
This was the gap between Hong Wu and other people.
Hong Wu swept his gaze across everyone on the right side of the palace hall. No one dared to say anything.
"That's right, if anyone has any opinion, speak to my knife!" the big man who previously stood up continued.
Even though all of them were aboriginals, the mindsets of army officers and court officials still differed to some extent.
Furrowing his eyebrows, Zhe Kouhai stood up, cupped his fists and said, "Your Majesty! I have something to say."
"Zhe Kouhai! How dare you!" The hair clip on the empress's head exploded and all her hair was drifting in the air.
"Her Majesty indeed flips out!" Everyone thought to themselves when they saw this scene.
A terrifying aura engulfed the entire palace hall and shocked everyone. It wasn't like the empress never flipped out before in the past, but this was the first time her aura was so terrifying.
Many people were rendered unmovable on their chairs by this aura.
There were two persons in the palace hall that were unaffected by the aura. One was Ren Baqian, who appeared as though he was in the eye of a hurricane, feeling nothing at all.
The other person that was completely unaffected was Hong Wu.
All the other Dayao officials felt as though there was a huge mountain on top of their heads that was going to fall and crush them at any moment.
Even though they knew the empress would definitely not do this, the terrifying aura still made them trembled in fear.
The empress stared at Zhe Kouhai with an ice-cold look on her face. However, everyone felt that she was going to erupt like a volcano at any moment.
Back in the day, when I ascended the throne, you were the one that rejoiced the most. After my position was stabilized, you stopped supporting me, but I still keep you by my side. However, now, how dare you speak before me? And how dare you chase my subordinate out of my banquet? Audacious!
Other people might not know your intention, but don't you think I know?
"What opinion do you have about those words?" the empress asked coldly.
"How dare you chase my subordinate out the banquet?"
"What do you want to say?"
Beads of sweat flowed down Zhe Kouhai's forehead. He did not expect the empress to have such a big reaction.
The empress's terrifying aura rendered him unmovable.
He was feeling appalled at the same time. From the empress's aura, he could tell that she had become more powerful.
However, he could not exactly tell how powerful she was.
"Your Majesty, I have something to say," Zhe Kouhai clenched his teeth and said.
"Speak!" The empress's ice-cold voice exploded in everyone's ears.
"I'm silly, I thought wrongly just now," Zhe Kouhai replied. At this point in time, he had no choice but to lower his head. The empress's aura was too scary, paralyzing him completely. Furthermore, he had a feeling that if he said anything wrong again, he might not be able to leave this palace hall alive.
Upon hearing Zhe Kouhai acknowledged his mistake, the empress snorted and withdrew her aura.
As the people from the three nations looked at the empress, they had a disturbed look on their faces. This is the strength of the seventh most powerful expert in the world? Just her aura alone could render them unmovable, appearing as though they were nailed to their chairs. This was indeed terrifying.
Even though they already knew how scary the empress was, they had not experienced her wrath personally before. Therefore, they had some opinions about her. Especially given her age and appearance, it was hard for them not to think too much about her.
However, at this moment, no one dared to have any opinions about her. Those faces of those weak and delicate pretty boys had turned white.
On the contrary, many Dayao people thought to themselves, "The empress has indeed become more powerful."
The empress swept her gaze across everyone and said, "I like these words very much and I will keep this mirror. If anyone has any opinion, ask him or her to find me."
Her voice was languid, cold and domineering.
Yes, I treat all of you as nothing! If anyone has any opinions, come and challenge me then!
Following which, the empress looked at Ren Baqian, who was standing by himself and smiling. She did not say anything.
At this moment, everyone did not know what the empress was thinking about. They shifted their gazes to Ren Baqian as well, trying to see if there was anything special about him.
Over two hundred people were looking at Ren Baqian right now. Other than those Dayao big shots and aristocrats from the other nations, who else would receive such a treatment? His body began to freeze.
Ren Baqian kept on asking himself, "What's going on now?"
The palace hall maintained this state for another ten minutes.
At this moment, the empress began to speak with an unusual tone, "Ren Baqian, you're somewhat my type. I hereby proclaim you as my King."
The moment these words came out of the empress's mouth, other than Ren Baqian, who was still in a daze, everyone else stood up from their chairs in shock. Even Hong Wu was dumbstruck.