Chapter 258: His Majesty says, I’ll go chat with the empress Original and most updated translations are from volare. If read elsewhere, this chapter has been stolen. Please stop supporting theft.
“Supreme Commander, tell me. What’s the most number of soldiers that the Grand Preceptor can transfer to the capital?” Ning Xiaoyao asked. “Will he really bring all 100,000 troops here?”
“At least 40,000 of them,” Lou Zigui said.
40,000. Ning Xiaoyao scratched her palms. Too many people, I can’t beat that much. (╥╯^╰╥)
“I don’t understand,” Shadowgale said. “If the Black Frost Calvary can’t make it to the city, can’t Your Majesty stand in front of the palace and said that everything before was a product of hearsey? Won’t it all be over then? With Your Majesty unharmed, Xie Wenyuan will only be labeled a rebel if he brings troops to the city.”
“Hm?” Ning Xiaoyao thought. “That’s true.” Can’t I just take a trip outdoors?
Lou Zigui rose and walked to Ning Xiaoyao’s side, before whispering in her ear. “What happens if Xie Wenyuan claims you’re a fake? How are you supposed to prove that you’re a man?”
“……” said Ning Xiaoyao.
Lou Zigui stood up and gave her a remorseful look before apologize. “I’m sorry.”
Ning Xiaoyao scratched her palms again, then said. “It’s fine. A star of disaster is linked to fate and has nothing to do with intelligence or ability.”
“What?” Lou Zigui didn’t understand what she meant.
“Nothing, ah. Nothing,” Ning Xiaoyao patted his hand. “The Grand Preceptor is your unlucky star. But I believe I’m his and the empress dowager’s unlucky star. Those two definitely won’t kill me this time!”
So that’s what the star thing is all about. Lou Zigui’s mouth moved as he tried to explain himself, but in the end he gave up. Forget it. As long as it makes you happy, Miss Ning.
“Your Majesty?” Shadowgale asked.
“Revealing myself won’t solve the problem,” Ning Xiaoyao said with a deep feeling of grief. “As for the reason—Windy, do you mind if I explain it to you another time?” It’d be too hard to come up with a replacement excuse for the gender issue right now.
“Yes,” Shadowgale obeyed and stopped asking questions.
“Then shall we hurry and find a way to get His Majesty out of the city?” a Black Frost Cavalry general asked.
“You should leave the capital,” Lou Zigui said as he looked at Ning Xiaoyao.
She bit her lip and replied, “If I’m going to run, then we all run together.”
“Someone has to hold back the rear,” Lou Zigui murmured.
“Then who do you want to be that unlucky bastard?” Ning Xiaoyao asked.
Lou Zigui smiled a little awkwardly. “Naturally, that’d be me.”
“Unacceptable,” Ning Xiaoyao shook her head. “I don’t want you to be that bastard.”
“Your Majesty, ah,” Lou Zigui sighed.
“If we run, then everyone escapes together. No one’s going to be the unlucky one left behind,” Ning Xiaoyao declared.
Everyone’s heart warmed at her words. His Majesty treasured their lives. As a subject, what more could they want?