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Chapter 118 Part 3 The Grand Wedding (Part 2): Chen Wang forces marriage

    With a 'clang', the lock on the prison door was opened, after which Su Qian Yue arrogantly walked in.

    But then Yun Qian Meng had noticed that, Su Qian Yue walking pace was utterly slow, and the servant girls together with the old women beside her ware assisting her very carefully, as if they were extremely nervous that she might fall or get bumped.

    With this, Yun Qian Meng had realized something in her heart. It had already been more that two months since Yuan Qing Zhou and Wu Qin Qin's big wedding day and  maybe Su Qian Yue was already pregnant before marrying herself into Han Guo Gong Fu, but Su Yuan would definitely not allow his own daughter to become someone's concubine.

    Since marrying Yuan Qing Zhou was already a fact that could not be changed, then at least they must allow Su Qian Yue to have the first wife's position and the child in her belly right would be her best bet at that.

    If she were to give birth to a son, perhaps Wu Qin Qin would need to give in and allow both of them to be the primary wives at the same time, that was not an impossibility.

    "My lady, be careful with your feet. This is a filthy prison cell, humble servant had already advised a few times, yet My lady still refused to listen. If by any chance you would inhale the filthy air bringing discomfort to your body, the old master might tear humble servant's skin off!" An old Mama with adept movement was standing beside and carefully reminding Su Qian Yue, presumably she was particularly hired by Su Yuan to serve Su Qian Yue. Apparently, this pregnancy could be used to bring about a change for the Su family.

    "Yun Qian Meng, didn't expect you would have such day like today!" After the servant girls and old women spread out the soft cushion on the round stool inside the prison cell, Su Qian Yue slowly sat down, and  sneered at Yun Qian Meng. There were no lack of joy in her tone of voice while looking at other people's misfortune.

    But, after stating that , Su Qian Yue was unable to endure the heavy stench  from the prison cell, as she could not help but take out the silk handkerchief from her sleeve which was infused with aromatic scents . After that she  covered her mouth and nose, as those delicate brows wrinkled.

    Seeing her situation, the Mama beside her immediately casted a meaningful glance at a servant girl, the servant girl immediately took out the red sandalwood incense burner from the brocade small box she carried with her all the way. Then she opened  the lid of the incense burner and put a few leaves of scented perfume, then ignited the flame. Before she could place it  before Su Qian Yue, she was immediately reproached by that Mama "Stupid thing, how could you put that thing too close to the lady master? I've already told you few days ago, did you already forget about it?"

    After scolding that servant girl, that Mama glanced around and  discovered that the only place where  she could put down the incense burner, was the desk located in front of Yun Qian Meng. She then pointing at the desk and instructed "Just put it there!"

    That servant girl followed the instructions and  approached the desk, seeing the books, jewelry box and fresh flowers being arranged neatly on the desk, she puts the red sandalwood censer in front of Yun Qian Meng, then retreated back beside Su Qian Yue.

    Yun Qian Meng was sitting upright behind the desk, her hand was holding a book the entire time, and ever since Su Qian Yue's arrival, she didn't make any reactions.

    These people, were merely some clowns playing their simple tricks, as compared to wasting her time on them, it would be better for her to think about how to save herself.

    But when Yun Qian Meng saw Su Qian Yue unconsciously caressing her own abdomen, as well as the light smoke inside the red sandalwood incenser that risen up in spirals, a plan gradually emerged in her mind.

    Particularly after smelling the strong fragrance emitted by the light smoke, it had made Yun Qian Meng feel even more determined. Since Su Qian Yue had no plans of  just letting her go, then she would not need to be too kind.

    Yun Qian Meng slowly laid the book in her hand down  and with a simple smile she spoke "Having Su xiaojie to keep me company, even if I'm inside this huge prison, then it wouldn't be too bad."

    With one statement, it caused Su Qian Yue's indolent sitting position to suddenly straighten up, putting up the appearance as if she was about to fight at close quarters with other people.

    "Yun Qian Meng, do you really think that I've come especially to see you? Why don't you know about the relationship between our two families. Daddy has preserved your cheap life up until today, your ancestral tomb is already emitting green smoke. But to my surprise you still dared to retort back against my words! Somebody, slap her mouth!" While speaking, Su Qian Yue's eyes landed on the female jailer beside her.

    That female jailer evidently realized that Su Qian Yue wanted her to do it. But previously another female jailer had been killed by Chen Wang even before her whip could touch Yun Qian Meng's clothes. If she were to take action and beat up Yun Qian Meng, perhaps Chen Wang would exterminate her entire family. Thinking about that, the female jailer had actually lowered down her head, acting as if she had not seen Su Qian Yue's hint, which irritated Su Qian Yue making her feel  annoyed inwardly.

    Of course Su Qian Yue heard about all the things that Chen Wang had done for Yun Qian Meng, and at this time Ning Feng was still guarding outside the door of the prison. She had tried her best to persuade him before he would let her in, if she dared to hit Yun Qian Meng, perhaps her father would get involved in Chen Wang's anger. With this in mind she had prompted the female jailer to undertake the task, yet unexpectedly this female jailer was quite cunning, going so far as to pretend not to see her meaningful glance, and that  angered Su Qian Yue making her wish  to personally teach this disobedient female jailer a lesson!

    And that Mama, upon seeing Su Qian Yue exposed her angry eyes, immediately uttered to remind her "My lady, please pay attention to your health! Your body is not well, please do not get angry. If you have anything to take care of, you may just inform the old master, why should you risk making your own hands dirty?"

    Being reminded by that Mama, Su Qian Yue was reminded of the condition of her own health which was unlike before. She then immediately arranged herself, she took in a deep breath and  suppressed the anger in her heart. Then she turned her attention towards Yun Qian Meng, sneering as she said "Yun Qian Meng, you are now a prisoner, yet you still don't know that immensity of heaven and earth Don't you know that, if I wanted you to die in this prison of the Ministry of Justice, you would certainly not be able to reach tomorrow!"

    Threatening Yun Qian Meng like this, Su Qian Yue merely wanted to regain her reputation which was negatively affected earlier.

    But to perseptive Yun Qian Meng, it appeared childishish and funny. The smile on the corner of Yun Qian Meng's mouth was brighter, in she   continued "If Su xiaojie had such courage, you must would already done it earlier, why would you need to make use of other people's hands?"

    With one uncomplicated statement, Su Qian Yue was left speechless, yet she also didn't know where to begin and could only stare firmly at Yun Qian Meng. After a long while her facial expression transformed and with a gentle and weak smile she spoke "Yun xiaojie, you have said it right! I had came here this time, to specially thank Yun xiaojie for giving me quite a huge gift last time at Han Guo Gong Fu, I could truly make use of it for my entire life!"

    Although she was smiling while speaking, but her words were said while gnashing her teeth.

    Having heard what was said, Yun Qian Meng just exposed a smile. That gorgeous smile could make a person feel as if he was born in a fairyland, remaining utterly  oblivious towards the fact that she was currently staying inside the stinky prison cell of the Ministry of Justice.

    "Don't be too polite Su xiaojie, that was something I ought to do! Su xiaojie had given me a big gift, I naturally would send a gift in return, furthermore, the gift was  bigger, in order to show my sincerity. But now judging by your rosy complexion, I presume you must have really enjoyed that big gift! In this case, Qian Meng will now be able to relax my worried heart, day and night Qian Meng wasn't able to rest or eat in peace, I was deeply worried that Su xiaojie might not like that big gift, but judging by the current situation, Su xiaojie was really quite fond of it!" Ignoring the rage in Su Qian Yue's eyes, Yun Qian Meng blurted out a string of words with twists and turns, even Yun Yi Yi who was staying in a corner was not able to fully comprehend it and was completely unable to understand what the big gift Yun Qian Meng was talking about.

    And as for the incident last time, Su Qian Yue could only grind  her teeth and swallow her blood. How could she allow Yun Qian Meng to discuss with her the matter regarding how she was being taken advantage of by Yuan Qing Zhou last time? Was she not just digging up her own grave?

    Not only would it destroy her reputation throughout her life, Han Guo Gong Fu would also think that she was such kind of careless woman, who would publicly discuss such shameless thing. It would also make Han Guo Gong Fu think that she was being resentful towards Yuan Qing Zhou and Han Guo Gong Fu, that was why she had mentioned such scandal publicly.

    Su Qian Yue was not stupid, she surely knew about the tremendous effect of this matter!

    Besides, sooner or later she will be married into Han Guo Gong Fu, in the future she will be part of Han Guo Gong Fu. Now if she unimpededly offended the Han Guo Gong Fu, in the future she might not be able to live well. Moreover, if she brought shame upon Han Guo Gong Fu, it will be quite disadvantageous for Su Qian Yue while  Yun Qian Meng will just laugh at her.

    "Bring the thing inside!" Quickly diverting the subject of the conversation, Su Qian Yue looked at Yun Qian Meng, then faced the servant girls beside her she instructed indifferently.

    The servant girls who were initially standing outside the prison came in carrying meal boxes in their hands, then following Su Qian Yue's gesture they opened the boxes and laid them down in front of Yun Qian Meng then laughed and said "In any case, we are still related to each other, seeing Yun xiaojie's good-looking face is now fading away, my heart feels sad. As a matter of fact, I had instructed the servants to prepare some fine food, just consider them as my warm regards."

    Looking at those  delicious dishesbeing arranged in front of them, in a corner Yun Yi Yi was already feeling envious, but being confronted with Su Qian Yue, her heart was still somewhat wary.

    After all, the hatred between the elderly lady and Su Qing was already present for a very long time, Yun Yi Yi naturally had an intense psychological conflict facing Su Qian Yue.

    Yun Qian Meng took the silver hairpin in her hair, using the tail of the hairpin she inspected the dishes one by one.

    Seeing her good intention being trampled on by Yun Qian Meng and also seeing Yun Qian Meng having the inclination of a person of low status, who had actually calmly inspected through every piece of pastries, Su Qian Yue was suddenly enraged with fury. Regardless of Mama's advice she suddenly stood up and dashed towards Yun Qian Meng, pointing at Yun Qian Meng's nose she cursed "What's the meaning of this? Are you trying to humiliate me!"

    "If Su xiaojie didn't mess around with the food, why would you be afraid of my inspection?" She did not stop her actions and while using one hand to brush away Su Qian Yue's finger pointing at her own nose tip, Yun Qian Meng replied indifferently.

    Watching her own enemy putting on the act like that, even Yun Yi Yi felt it was quite funny. She instantly jumped down from the bed and using the fastest speed she ran towards Su Qian Yue using her full strength to knock against Su Qian Yue on the other side......

    Su Qian Yue didn't realize that she was able to get by before only because she was being supported, when she was standing on her own feet she had very little  strength to support herself, not to mention standing up firmly. But this time Yun Yi Yi suddenly ran and bumped her, causing herself not to be fully aware of it, in an instant she hardly tumbled down on the ground, the position of her lower abdomen exactly knocked on the edge of the desk.

    "You... Ouch.... my stomach hurts... it really hurts......" Suddenly, Su Qian Yue held her belly and cried out due to the pain, in the corner the servant and old women' face immediately transformed, one by one they rushed forth nervously, wishing they could hold Su Qian Yue in their arms.

    "Blood... blood... it's not right, xiaojie is bleeding....." The servant girl who was supporting Su Qian Yue up saw stains of blood in the skirt, she immediately shouted out loud.

    "What?" That Mama who was taking care of Su Qian Yue immediately rushed over and pushed away the servant girl who was assisting Su Qian Yue, yet she discovered the bloodstains  that increased significantly in between her legs. Mama's face suddenly turned deathly pale, she stopped caring about the practices of the aristocratic families at this time and while facing the doorway she yelled "Quickly request for a physician, hurry up, the xiaojie doesn't look good......"

    The old women and servant girls waiting by the doorway were all scared to death, all of them struggled to run outside, and during this time Su Qian Yue had already fainted because of the intense pain. Mama was already perspiring freely due to fear, yet she could only summon up her courage to instruct the servant girls and old women on the side to quickly bring Su Qian Yue out of the prison cell.

    "Tut! Bad luck, such kind of accident happened in spite of everything, serves her right!" Watching Su Qian Yue's appearance being unable to endure the fright, Yun Yi Yi snorted disdainfully, as if the little life being knocked off by her was not in any way related to her.

    Her attention was still focused on those dishes of food in front of her, licking her lips, she immediately lifted up her head then carefully asked Yun Qian Meng "Big sister, these pastries weren't poisoned, right?"

    Earlier when Yun Qian Meng was inspecting them, she was observing them with her eyes wide open, seeing that the silver hairpin had no reaction, for safety purpose Yun Yi Yi still asked.

    Yun Qian Meng's eyes were already focused on the scroll of book in front of her, this time hearing Yun Yi Yi's interrogation, she simply responded with "Yes".

    Having heard what was said, Yun Yi Yi's face suddenly exposed a happy expression on her face, picking up a piece of osmanthus cake, she puts it inside her mouth.

    "Yun Yi Yi, you bitch, you had harmed my cousin, and still have the appetite to eat!" During this time, Yun Ruo Xue who was inside the prison cell opposite side of Yun Qian Meng's prison cell glared at Yun Yi Yi and bellowed angrily.

    Yun Yi Yi swallowed the pastries in her mouth, her eyes flickering brilliant rays of delightment, after which she sneered and said "Second sister, your cousin was already pregnant with child before she got married, such lascivious kind of woman should be drowned in a pigsty, surprisingly she was being assisted by so many servants, she was seriously shameless! But, speaking of being shameless, you are also just like that, second sister, your Yi Niang mother was quite terrible, as it turns out such kind of behavior can be handed down. Your body indeed contained similar kind of blood, being utterly filthy like that, that istruly disgusting!"

    Yun Yi Yi's  words angered Yun Ruo Xue andshe suddenly lifted up a vase fromher own prison cell.She then threw that vase towards Yun Yi Yi, but that flower vase contained both flower and water, its weight was too heavy. Therefore Yun Ruo Xue instead of throw it out it accidentally smashed on her own foot It was so painful that she immediately held her own foot and jumped around on the spot.

    "Hahaha, that's what you deserved!" When Yun Yi Yi saw it all she became a laughing stock.

    But before she could finish laughing, two female jailer walked inside, after which they opened the door of her prison cell. Suddenly as if lifting up a chick they hauled Yun Yi Yi up, pulling her as they walked outside......

    "What are you doing? What do you want to do? It's not my fault, don't touch me!" Yun Yi Yi's voice became further and further away. Lin and the old madam who had just woken up leaned against the wooden railing continuously called out for Yun Yi Yi, unable to understand why they have to take her out alone.

    Watching Yun Yi Yi as she disappeared from the prison cell, the two of them immediately shot a glance towards Yun Qian Meng, but before they could attempt to speak, they discovered that Yuan Dong was grimly staring back at them which caused their hearts to tremble. Knowing that if they insulted Yun Qian Meng perhaps Yuan Dong wouldimmediately hit them.

    But, fortunately Yun Yi Yi was brought back after a while, and judging by her deathly small pale face, it was probably Su Yuan who took her after he learned about the accident that had happened earlier to his own daughter.

    "Yun xiaojie, the Superior requested to see you!" But this time it was Yun Qian Meng's turn.

    Looking at Yun Yi Yi's eyes filled with evil smile, Yun Qian Meng knew that she must have pushed all the responsibilities onto her. She then responded her with a deep smile, then she strided over the doorstep, as compared to the rude treatment they had on Yun Yi Yi, the two female jailers respectfully followed behind Yun Qian Meng. they did notmake things difficult for her, making Yun Yi Yi's heart feel quite uncomfortable Afterwards she started to eat the food in front of her.

    Seeing Yun Qian Meng came out, Ning Feng, who was guarding outside the doorway immediately held up the sword blocking the female jailers' path, then he coldly said "Who had permitted you two to bring Yun xiaojie out?"

    "This......" Watching the cold air emitted out from Ning Feng's body, the two female jailers' hearts were instantly filled with fear, but with regards to Su Yuan's command, they had no choice but to obey.

    "It was me!" And during this time, Su Yuan echoed from a distant place.

    All of them turned around and looked. Seeing Su Yuan, with an angry face, walking in  large strides over there. hose treacherous eyes that wished to just kill Yun Qian Meng right there, truly made people feel intimidated and only Yun Qian Meng was calmly looking back at him, not in least bit to concerned.

    "Superior Su, don't tell me that you have forgotten Wang Ye's command?" Ning Feng was observing the murderous spirit on Su Yuan's body, as he spoke immediately.

    "I didn't forget! But, this Yun Qian Meng bullied someone intolerably! Imperial Guard Ning, please don't worry, I have promised Wang Ye, it will be unlikely for me to break that promise. But, my daughter had sustained injury inside the prison cell earlier, as her father I need to find justice for my own daughter! I just wanted to ask about the whole story, I hope Guard Ning will not interrupt me!" Su Yuan glared at Yun Qian Meng, bearing an enormous bitterness while he spoke these words.

    But Ning Feng was not Su Yuan's bodyguard, ever since the beginning he followed closely beside Chen Wang, evidently he would not  allow Su Yuan to take her away. With his long sword blocking Yun Qian Meng from Su Yuan, he immediately spoke "This won't do! If you have any concerns, you must wait until Wang Ye arrives here to discuss with him. Since Superior Su respected Chen Wang, then you should consider Wang Ye's decision in everything, why would you let your emotions affect your decisions?"

    But Su Yuan was very stubborn at this moment, he suddenly shifted his eyes towards Ning Feng and  threatened "Imperial Guard Ning, the resulting effect of this matter, will not be something that you alone can endure! This relates to the bloodline of Han Guo Gong Fu, if you would attempt to interrupt, then don't blame me for being rude!"

    "I want to see how you plan to behave rudely!" During this time, Chen Wang, who was riding on the horseback as he crazily rushed over, remarked coldly. Those ice-cold eyes were coldly glaring at Su Yuan, causing Su Yuan to shiver But thinking about the pain that Su Qian Yue had suffered, the hatred in his heart slowly spread out once again, wishing he could tore Yun Qian Meng in front of him into a thousand pieces.

    And following Chen Wang's arrival, a horse carriage approached from behind, but the horse carriage stopped at a bit far away distance, one could not see who was sitting inside of it.

    "Wang Ye, Yun Qian Meng was truly outrageous today, causing Yue'er to have......" Even if he was utterly furious, Su Yuan was still mindful of his words. Initially he wanted to keep Su Qian Yue's pregnancy as a secret until she reached the third month of her pregnancy, but this time she had accidentally experienced a miscarriage. If Han Guo Gong Fu ware to learn about it, perhaps not only would she be unable to become the first wife, she might also carry the criminal offense for not being able to protect the heir properly.

    "If Su Qian Yue didn't forcefully intrude inside the prison cell, how could this accident happen?" But Chen Wang seemed to know about everything in full details. And as he spoke it made Su Yuan's face turn pale, his facial expression looking very ugly.

    "Ning Feng, fetch the two pieces of a hundred-year-old ginsengs from Han Guo Gong Fu, allow the housekeeper of Han Guo Gong Fu to send them to Su Fu for Su xiaojie to nurse her body!" Seeing Su Yuan not saying anything further, Jiang Mu Chen's both eyes looked  at Yun Qian Meng as he uttered these words.

    "Wang Ye......" Su Yuan spoke with a loud thump in his  heart. Based on Chen Wang's spoken words, it appeared that Han Guo Gong Fu was already aware of Su Qian Yue's pregnancy.

    "You may go ahead and take care of your own business, I have something to ask Yun xiaojie!" While speaking, Ning Feng had driven away the two female jailers, and he also personally waited for Su Yuan to leave this place.

    The entire surrounding had calmed down and Yun Qian Meng glanced at Chen Wang, as she simply said "Yun Qian Meng asks to be excused."

    But how could Chen Wang allow her to leave, moving his body he blocked Yun Qian Meng's path and spoke "If you don't wish to see the people you care about suffering, then you must follow me!"

    After speaking, he turned around then proceeded to the direction of the courtyard of the Ministry of Justice.

    Yun Qian Meng knitted her brows, then followed behind him as they entered a room which seemed to be used by the officials during their usual days to handle official businesses.

    "Wang Ye, please say whatever you wanted to say now." Watching Chen Wang's seemingly nonchalant look, furthermore still having the leisure time to appreciate the ink painting that was hanging on the wall, Yun Qian Meng said indifferently.

    "Do you really hated me that much?" Turning his body around, Chen Wang stared at Yun Qian Meng, his eyes looking evidently hurt.

    But, without waiting for Yun Qian Meng to respond, he laughed mockingly, afterwards he spoke "You've already responded to that last time. But, Yun Qian Meng, even if you hate me, I have still decided to marry you!"

    Watching Chen Wang's expression which suddenly turned serious, Yun Qian Meng's expression turned more grave, after which she coldly remarked "Wang Ye, please take back what you've said. Yun Qian Meng definitely does not want to marry you!"

    But Chen Wang was not least bit concerned with Yun Qian Meng's words, staring fixedly  at the prominently wan and sallow delicate face in front of him, he sneered and retorted back "Until this moment, are you still hoping that Chu Fei Yang would come here and rescue you? Don't worry about it, I would definitely not give him such an opportunity. Even if he were to leave right now, hurrying on his journey day and night without stopping, he would still need ten days time to be able to reach the capital! And the city defense armies inside the capital were all my people, do you think he has wings or has the ability to make his way under the ground? If he wanted to enter the city, it would be a wishful thinking of a foolish person. And besides, I wouldn't even spend ten days waiting for him, I want him to see you become my Ce Fei, making him regret throughout his life!"

    Hearing Chen Wang's words, Yun Qian Meng remained exceptionally calm as she spoke "You are joking, Wang Ye, up until now, chennu could  only count on herself. I hope Wang Ye wouldn't vent your anger on an innocent person. And chennu would definitely not marry Wang Ye in this life!"

    Seeing her being cold, Chen Wang had not appear to behave crazily just like the last time at  Chen Wang Fu. He had actually listened to Yun Qian Meng's every word calmly, after which he slowly smiled and said "To marry or not, now is not the time for you to decide! I know you give importance to passion and righteousness, you care about every person in Fu Guo Gong Fu, even a person like Rong Yun He, you still treat him like a friend! Do tell me, what sort of criminal charges should I impose on Rong Fu? And do you want me to execute their entire clan or banish them to the frontier region? Yun Qian Meng, before you reject me, you should consider my words carefully! You should know, Rong Fu doesn't have any powerful backer, if I intended to choke Rong Yun He to death, then it would be just as easy as pinching an ant!"

    Chen Wang's spoken words made Yun Qian Meng's cold eyes to sweep through this crazy man in front of her, her heart truly despised his way of handling things.

    "Wang Ye, do you compel a person this way? That was truly an eye-opener! Chennu didn't expect that a very well-regarded Chen Wang Ye would actually make use of such despicable trick to force another person to marry him, that is truly disgusting!" A thin layer of ice formed between her brows, but Yun Qian Meng's eyes still maintained her usual calmness, constantly reminding herself not to be infuriated by this crazy person in front of her.

    But Chen Wang was still greedily staring at Yun Qian Meng's face that was covered with frost, feeling that Yun Qian Meng looked the most moving and the most attractive behaving this way.

    But, being rejected by a woman again and again, Chen Wang was somewhat angered, yet he also knew that if he was to get angry at this moment, he would be the loser. Thus he forced himself to calm down "If you want to blame someone, then just blame yourself! If you didn't repeatedly attract my attention, then why would I be like this? Meng'er, as long as you agreed to marry me, Rong Fu and Fu Guo Gong Fu will both remain safe and sound.

    Seeing Jiang Mu Chen being so obsessed, Yun Qian Meng knew well that it would be useless if she said anything further therefore she just plainly replied "Then may chennu ask how Wang Ye planned to marry chennu? Chennu is a person admitted with crime, how can chennu appear just and honorable in front of everybody?"

    Seeing Yun Qian Meng's attitude had softened, Jiang Mu Chen's tone of voice was unlike his unyielding attitude earlier, calming down his own tone of voice, a smile appeared inside of Jiang Mu Chen's eyes. In  a great mood he said "I've found a new identity for you! After seven days, you will make use of that identity as the eldest daughter of the richest individual in Jiang City, and marry me to become my Ce Fei. But, before all of these, you have to die at once!"

    Having heard him mention everything in full details, Yun Qian Meng's heart became nervous.

    She had not expected that Jiang Mu Chen would think of such drastic measures to deal with the situation. He actually wanted her to fake her death, then make use of another identity to marry him!

    Perhaps once she changed her identity, Chu Fei Yang would never be able to find her again.

    And that daughter of the richest individual in Jiang City, might have already died in tragic circumstances in order to preserve her existence.

    With this analysis, Yun Qian Meng's four limbs went cold, thinking that this person in front of her was truly horrible.

    But, looking at Jiang Mu Chen, she thought of Rong Yun He, Gu Lao Tai Jun and the others, Yun Qian Meng said "Alright, I agree! But, what do you intended to do with that lady?"

    Seeing Yun Qian Meng eventually agreed, Jiang Mu Chen was suddenly wild with joy then in a great mood he informed her "She, will marry Chu Fei Yang!"

    "Since that is the case, then I shall take my leave now! I hope Wang Ye will keep your word and won't break your promise!" Having heard what was said, Yun Qian Meng bent her knees then turned around to leave.

    "Meng'er, do not harbor any other intentions! From now on, you will be mine! You will never be able to escape from me." Behind her, Chen Wang's warning voice echoed.

    But, his voice had urged Yun Qian Meng to quickly leave this oppressive place.

    Returning back to the prison cell, Yun Yi Yi had already eaten all the pastries, this time she pulled over the quilt and was sound asleep.

    Yun Qian Meng's heart was incomparably heavy, she surely had not expected that Chen Wang will go through such extreme method to force her into marriage.

    Watching Yun Yi Yi who was already sleeping soundly, Yun Qian Meng immediately sat down before the desk and took out the eyebrow pencil inside the jewelry box, she also tore off a blank page from a book, then quickly write down all the things.

    Early in the evening, the mess cooks walked inside bringing their dinner meal, Yun Qian Meng lifted her eyes and looked at the mess cook who had brought the dinner inside the prison, then she immediately took the food......

    "What did you say? After seven days you will marry a Ce Fei?" At this moment inside the Chen Wang Fu, Yuan De Tai Fei's face appeared to be shocked as she looked at her son who had just told her about this matter. She then fiercely stood up and immediately declined "I will not allow it! Zheng Fei and Ce Fei positions originally had a fixed number, now to my surprise you've actually allowed the position of Ce Fei to be given to a daughter of richest individual, Chen'er, are you insane?"

    During these few days, Yuan De Tai Fei was feeling happy because of the matter concerning the imprisonment of Yun Qian Meng. As easy as blowing off the dust, it was as if  stone had been lifted off from her heart and it naturally made her feel happy.

    She was thinking about choosing the candidates to be Chen Wang's Zheng Fei and Ce Fei, but today he had unexpectedly mentioned to her about this matter.

    If it was some daughter of an official she would be able to accept it, but it was actually the daughter of the richest individual, such lowly status will not be qualified enough to assume the position of Ce Fei of the majestic Chen Wang. Even if she was to become a concubine, it was also considered to be an enormous grace.

    This made Yuan De Tai Fei unable to restrain her anger, without thinking she immediately opposed.

    But at this time Chen Wang looked determined, with an unyielding attitude. He actually ignored Yuan De Tai Fei's ashened face, then coldly spoke "I came here today, just to inform Mother. As for everything concerning the wedding, I will let Ning Feng make the necessary preparations, I will not trouble you anymore, Mother!"

    After speaking, Chen Wang lifted up his feet  and walked  outside, seeing this situation Yuan De Tai Fei was about to chase after him, yet she was left  behind by Chen Wang......

    "Jiang Mama, go and investigate thoroughly, what sort of a person this richest individual in Jiang City is? Why would he want Wang Ye to marry his daughter?" Yuan De Tai Fei ignored her usual aristocratic demeanor. Thinking that she was about to become a joke of the royal family, her face became distorted due to anger, wishing she could immediately meet this daughter of the richest individual from Jiang City. Seeing how her looks became capable of causing the downfall of a city, who had actually allowed Chen Wang to abandon Hai Tian who had a considerable social status, and as well as that Qi Ling'er.

    "Tai Fei, it is merely a Ce Fei, there's no need to get angry with Wang Ye, unexpectedly wounding your relationship as mother and son. As for my humble opinion, it would be better for Tai Fei to just let Wang Ye do just as he desired, after which you shall permit Wang Ye to propose a marriage to Northern Qi, marrying that Princess Qi Ling'er and taking her as Zheng Fei, wouldn't it get the best of both worlds? As for that Ce Fei's position, later on we should find an opportunity to press her with criminal charges, wouldn't it just be left unoccupied?" Seeing her own master being greatly angered, Jiang Mama spoke to convince Yuan De Tai Fei in due course before she lost her rationality.

    Being reminded by Jiang Mama like that, Yuan De Tai Fei's fury had been instantly extinguished. Now thinking about the severity of the situation, she had actually felt that Jiang Mama's words were quite reasonable.

    "Since that is the case, then I will let him be. But, you must head over there to inform Chen'er, that marrying a Ce Fei isn't a trivial matter. How could Ning Feng b know it.  When the time comes  and  there is a mistake, the one who would lose face is Chen Wang Fu. This time the crown prince of Northern Qi is still in Western Chu. If he was to find out how our Wang Fu handled things, how would he allow Qi Ling'er to marry into our family. During these few days you shall lend a hand to Chen'er's courtyard, don't make any mistakes!" Stroking her forehead she massaged her temples as Yuan De Tai Fei had  no other choice but to give in.

    Jiang Mama had stated  correctly, Ce Fei can be replaced by a number of people , but she had only one son. If the relationship between mother and son were to be  wounded because of a woman, then that would truly be not worth it.

    Seeing Yuan De Tai Fei convinced, Jiang Mama immediately followed her instruction and proceeding towards Chen Wang's courtyard.

    After three days during night time, a fire took place outside of the Ministry of Justice, during this time it was during the period of autumn dry. In addition to that cool breeze which slightly brushed away, the fire instantly went out of control.

    The prisoners inside the prison one by one were woken up by the smoke,intensely seeking a way to survive the sound of screaming caused l c the earth to shake. Unfortunately  these people were all criminals of the imperial court, therefore the jailers dare not to open up the door of the prison cells without any permission. They could only temporarily think of a way to extinguish the fire with the bailiffs who came to extinguish  the fire.

    But the manpower of the Ministry of Justice was not enough, Ning Feng, who was guarding at the doorway, had initially thought of rescuing Yun Qian Meng. But Su Yuan who had hurried over there had blocked the entrance. Both of them pointed their swords towards each other, but the fire increased Seeing that if this fire continued these prisoners would soon be dead, Ning Feng left two of his subordinates behind to guard the post. To avoid having someone switching  the people inside or taking the opportunity to murder  he immediately hopped onto the horseback and rushed towards Chen Wang Fu to report of this matter.

    During that night, Chen Wang was choosing a wedding dress for Yun Qian Meng, yet he saw Ning Feng walked in with a blackened face. Upon seeing him he immediately knelt down anxiously and he spoke "Wang Ye, a fire had taken place at the Ministry of Justice, this time the fire had spread inside the prison cells."

    "What? You must quickly mobilize the city defense troops!" The wedding dress in his hand instantly fell to the ground, Chen Wang's face become deathly pale. He left an official medal to Ning Feng, and rushed out like an arrow that was shot from a bow string.

    But by the time when Chen Wang reached the doorway of the prison cell, the entire place was already surrounded by fire.

    Although the prison cell was damp, but the inside of it contained a lot of  rice straws.  The surging black smoke was already being emitted from the entrance. The voices calling out for help had became weak, it could have been due to some of them  being unable  to endure the thick smoke and they suffocated.

    The inside of Yun Qian Meng's prison cell contained books, quilts, and the worst thing was that its surroundings were covered using silk fabrics. Realizing that  Chen Wang wished he could punch himself in the face.  He should have thought earlier this might happen. , Why had he not tried to prevent this?

    Without thinking much he was about to rush into the scene of fire, yet his waist  was being held back  by Su Yuan "Wang Ye, the intensity of fire inside is too strong, even if you enter it will still be useless."

    "Get lost!" But during this time Jiang Mu Chen's eyes had turned red, bearing an oppressive look.

    Particularly when he saw Su Yuan had actually stopped him, his both eyes slightly protruded out, bearing a look as if he wanted to cut Su Yuan into thousand pieces.

    "Wang Ye, humble official would never allow you to take the risks. There are too many  prisoners inside , how will you be able to find her? Besides, suffering from this black smoke for a very long time, perhaps they had already lost their lives. If you were to go in right now, wouldn't you just be sacrificing your own life in vain?"

    But during the time when the two of them confronted each other, Ning Feng led the city defense army over. Then everybody started to extinguish the fire and after the entire half f an hour, they were able to put that  huge fire out.

    Watching the surging black smoke emitting from the inside, Chen Wang shook off Su Yuan and walked further inside. This time the prison cells were already in a huge mess, and the one being harmfully burnt, was actually Yun Qian Meng's prison cell.

    Chen Wang felt himself being painfully stabbed on the back, taking quick steps he ran inside the prison cell which was already completely black. He saw a young woman with a completely black face lying on the ground. He immediately went ahead then embraced her in his arms, lifting up his sleeves he started wiped the dirt off her face, until he saw that  familiar face and her weak breath. Chen Wang  felt relieved and  exposed a smile on his face.

    Fortunately, fortunately she was still alive!

    Inside Chen Wang's inner room at Chen Wang Fu.

    "Wang Ye!" After checking the whole night, Ning Feng returned back from the Ministry of Justice.  He was standing outside of the inner room at this moment.

    Jiang Mu Chen looked Yun Qian Meng who still remained unconscious, then he reluctantly stood up then walked outside the door. Seeing Ning Feng's return, he immediately asked in a cold voice "What was the root of the cause? Did anyone die?"

    Regarding the incident, Ning Feng felt odd, then he carefully told everything to Chen Wang "Wang Ye, this time the most devastated area the fire had caught on was Yun xiaojie's prison cell. But although the smoke was heavy this time, yet it didn't cause any prisoner to die, but majority of the people had fainted due to breathing in too much smoke. I had already inspected the situation outside the prison cells, yet I didn't find anything."

    With Ning Feng's report, it caused Jiang Mu Chen to wrinkle his brows, an idea immediately flashed through his mind. In an instant he turned around and entered the inner room, his both eyes ice-cold like blades staring back at Yun Qian Meng who was sleeping soundly, but seeing her physical appearance between her brows being exactly the same as in his memory the suspicion in his heart had gradually faded away. He could not help but laugh at himself, while wondering when had he started to worrying so much because of a woman.

    Ning Feng just slightly wrinkled his brows thinking of his own master strange behavior recently, but seeing Yun Qian Meng still remained unconscious, he asked "Wang Ye, I will be the one in charge for the wedding!"

    "Proceed as usual. Send the daughter of the richest individual inside the prison cell, just mention that she is Yun Qian Meng! While there , please do tell Su Yuan, that if he dared to inform Tai Fei, I will certainly take the lives of the old and the young in your family." From within the inner room, Chen Wang's response echoed out without the slightest hesitation.

    After four days, the entire Chen Wang Fu was already decorated with lanterns and colored banners, there were endless streams of horses and carriages outside of the residence and the guest carried a lot of heavy gifts as they came in succession.

    All the people came wearing smiles on their faces to congratulate but once   they learned that Chen Wang was actually marrying a daughter of the richest individual as his Ce Fei, they were all utterly surprised.

    Everyone were discussing  this matter in low voices, not to know whether this daughter of the richest individual had possessed something that  surpassed all the others, and had actually made Chen Wang want to marry her as Ce Fei. During this time, Chen Wang still had no Zheng Fei, marrying a Ce Fei first without having a Zheng Fei appeared that he was truly pleased with this woman.

    And what made them even more confused was Yuan De Tai Fei's attitude.

    Tai Fei was usually strict and serious, why would she allow Chen Wang to marry the daughter of a merchant? Could it be that this woman had learned how to bewitch people, even making Tai Fei who rarely liked anyone , to feel satisfactory towards her?

    These questions came one after another circling in the people's mind but the lucky hour remained unchanged despite their suspicions.

    Hearing the lucky hour had arrived, the sound of musical instruments echoed from all around And after that Chen Wang appeared at the doorway of Chen Wang Fu, he was wearing a crimson wedding robe and was riding on the horseback. The manservant outside the door immediately lighted up the firecrackers, immediately all the people one by one rushed toward the main gate.Watching Chen Wang as he carefully lend an arm to support the bride out from the palanquin. The bride was wearing a crimson wedding dress and a bride's veil  covering her head. The two of them entered Chen Wang Fu......

    Yuan De Tai Fei who was sitting above the main hall remained calm, with the slightest degree looking delighted from taking a daughter-in-law.

    Ever since Jiang Mu Chen had brought home a woman four days ago, by all means she wanted to go in and scout out who she really was. But whether it was Jiang Mu Chen himself or his people,they all  held their mouths firmly, making her unable to find out her identity.

    Watching her own son carefully protected that daughter of the merchant, Yuan De Tai Fei could not help but slightly narrow her eyes as she wanted to find out, what sort of remarkably beauty , had actually caused her Chen'er to be deeply infatuated with her.

    "First bow to the Heaven and Earth!"

    "Second bow to the honorable elders!"

    "Husband and wife bow to each other!"

    'Whoosh......' The sound of the feather of an arrow slashing through the empty space......

    'Boom......'  The arrow directly pierced through the red sandalwood inscribed board inside the ceremonial hall of Chen Wang Fu......

    The sound of music instruments suddenly stopped......

    The greeting sound between the guests instantly quieted down......

    Before that 'Send the married couple to the bridal room!' statement reached the ground......

    Everyone immediately turned their heads around looking outside the main gate of Chen Wang Fu which had been opened wide. Chu Fei Yang was looking tall and straight riding on the back of a warhorse, his hand was carrying a longbow, this time that pair of cold eyes was staring back at Jiang Mu Chen who was now wearing the wedding clothes. In an extremely cold voice he said "During the grand wedding of Wang Ye, I naturally ought to come and congratulate them.
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