Gu Xijiu gave him a vague reply and let him in her house. She had fed him a pill and gave him an injection after finishing her refinement yesterday.
Gu Xijiu asked about the status of his recovery while simultaneously checking his pulse. It was as she expectedhis leg had regained a bit of sensation, but it was still heavily numb.
Although this numbness was quite discomforting, he was quite elated as he could not feel anything in his legs before. Now that there was the slight sense of pain, he could finally feel that his pair of legs was rightfully his!
But setting aside his elation, he was still concerned about Gu Xijiu's dream. "Xijiu, did you have a nightmare?"
Gu Xijiu did not want to tell him about it. "I've forgotten all about it. I always forget what I dream of. There's no need to be all worked up over a dream"
"I heard you screaming Di Fuyi's name..." Luo Zhanyu chimed in.
Gu Xijiu's fingers froze on his arm. She looked at him.
"Xijiu, could it be that the person you like is him?"
Gu Xijiu released a bitter laugh. "Brother, you're quite the nosy one yourself." She did not affirm nor deny his question.
Luo Zhanyu sighed. "It must be him then. Sigh, you girls always like to go after the illusory and divine figures only to obtain nothing but disappointment and limerenceall for what? Xijiu, listen to me. You must restrain your unrequited affection! Or else you would be like a moth to a flameending in nothing but self-destruction."
Gu Xijiu was speechless again. These words where did they come from?"
Luo Zhanyu shook his head. "Xijiu, do you know how the girls here get into this place?"
"Aren't they here because their disguise as heaven's gift desciples has been seen through by Celestial Master Zuo?"
Luo Zhanyu laughed bitterly. "But do you know why they wanted to disguise themselves as heaven's gift disciples?"
Gu Xijiu had an idea. "Is it because of Celestial Master Zuo?"
Luo Zhanyu nodded his head. "That's right! Except for Meng Suyan, the girls came here because they were infatuated with Celestial Master Zuo's charisma and character. Just to meet and know him, they were willing to take the risk of dying without a burial place by disguising themselves as appropriate disciples. You must know as well that those girls are the elite in their fields and quite aloft, but when it comes to Celestial Master Zuo they would be swooned by him before they know it. Each of them thought that they were the exception to Celestial Master Zuo and would be the apple of his eye, but then... You've seen it as well. Celestial Master Zuo did not spare them any mercy and cast them to the dark forest once he saw through their disguise That's why they've always been stuck here and couldn't get out. When they came in, they occasionally had nightmares as well and screamed the three words "Celestial Master Zuo" in their dreams. Be honest with me, Xijiu. Did you come here because you wanted to disguise yourself as a heaven's gift disciple as well?"
Gu Xijiu paused for a while, then shook her head resolutely. "No!"
Although she had disguised herself before and had been cast to the dark forests as well, the reason that she was here was purely coincidental and did not have any relation to that.
Luo Zhanyu breathed a sigh of relief and could not help but gently caress her hair. "Xijiu, I like you just the way you are. Don't have to make those unrealistic dreams anymore, Celestial Master Zuo isn't the type that can be easily subdued by any ordinary girl. It's better if you forget about him!" Each girl would dream of their Prince Charming, but how many girls would be able to subjugate the prince's heart?
Gu Xijiu remained silent. In actuality, she did not know what to say at all.
Luo Zhanyu added, "That's right, Xijiu. Since you know that the reason these people are trapped here is somewhat related to Celestial Master Zuo. To Di Fuyi.