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   Chapter 149 A Counterplot (Part Two)

Eight-year-old Princess: Phoenix Reborn By Lan You Ruo Characters: 6666

Updated: 2018-09-26 09:36

Qian Yin stayed quiet. She carefully helped Yun Shang finish bathing, and helped her get dressed. Then she wrapped Yun Shang's wet hair in a towel before the Princess stepped out of the bathroom.

Qin Yi scurried toward Yun Shang, untied the towel on Yun Shang's head, and helped the Princess dry her hair gently.

Yun Shang squinted as Qin Yi's touches were so comforting.

"Your Highness, Master Zhao asked me to give this to you. As it was found in Your Highness's carriage, it must be important. So Master Zhao ordered me to bring this for you." Yun Shang heard a soft voice speaking to her. She lifted her eyes and saw a servant girl holding a sachet in her hand.

After taking the sachet from the servant girl, Qin Yi whispered to Yun Shang, "Your Highness, isn't this the birthday gift that you prepared for Prince Jing? Inside the sachet is the sword tassel you made for the Prince. Why is it here?"

Qin Yi's words reminded Yun Shang how careless she had been today. She was absentminded the whole day as she had failed to recall something important to her. She didn't realize that she had lost the sachet until this moment. But Yun Shang had been quite busy when she was at Prince Jing's Mansion, and afterward, she had been kidnapped and brought to this place. How could she get any chance to think about the matter of the Prince's gift?

"I was so busy that I must have forgotten about the gift for Uncle. But it doesn't matter. Keep it safe. I will give it to him next time." Yun Shang grinned and said in a casual manner.

As Yun Shang had made up her mind to find the culprit behind the plot against her, she stopped worrying about her current situation nor did she think of a plan to escape. As the rooms were decorated similarly to Qingxin Palace, she felt comfortable. It was almost as though she were at home. She chatted with Qian Yin and Qin Yi in a casual manner until she became sleepy. Then she went to bed as usual.

It had been a hard day for Yun Shang. She

t you save me before I was abducted since you are so good at Kung Fu?" Yun Shang asked softly.

Yun Shang could not see Jing Ying's expression in the darkness. She only heard the woman speak in a low voice, "As a secret guard, I'm not allowed to expose myself unless Your Highness's life is in danger."

"Oh?" Yun Shang uttered with her brows raised.

"I didn't see who kidnapped Your Highness because the kidnappers had worn heavy makeup to cover their facial features." Jing Ying didn't raise her head while answering Yun Shang's question.

"Oh?" Yun Shang lifted her eyes to look at Jing Ying. Then she raised another question, "Then why do you come to me now?"

This question reminded Jing Ying of what the secret guard headman had told her. The headman said that the Prince was so enraged with the Princess's sudden abduction that His Highness had smashed his study. His Highness even intended to kill the secret guards who were responsible for not stopping the Princess's abduction. Jing Ying could not help but feel a sense of loss when she thought of the Prince's irregular behaviors.

"I have made contact with other secret guards. The Prince ordered us to get Your Highness out of here as soon as possible." Jing Ying spoke in such a calm manner that not even a trace of emotion could be felt from her tone.

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