Your Highness, I know my wrongs. -Chapter 60.

To my dear readers,

I would like to thank Joanne Hee for her donation (again). Thank you so much for your support!

If you guys are unsatisfied with this chapter, don’t blame me! Blame the author. lol. ❤   (Don’t worry.. eventually you’ll get what you want… *wink wink*).

Chapter 60

This position was very odd. Imagine a tall male being shoved against the wall while a tiny female stood on tiptoes to kiss him. Underneath the starry and breezy night, on this long passageway, the moonlight shone on the both of them and made them look rather hazy. This scenario was as alluring as a painting.

Behind the fake mountain in the courtyard, someone happened to pause.

Lin Shan was still kissing. She didn’t know where she got her courage from. The irritability she felt from tossing and turning instantaneously disappeared. Currently, she felt refreshed and carefree. She became increasingly unrestrained and started to lift her hand to take off Lian Feng’s mask.

Originally, Lian Feng was hesitating. But in the end, he didn’t stop her. In no time, the mask was off. Without the mask between them, their kiss was deeper than it had ever been. Lin Shan felt like her legs were going weak. In order to prevent herself from losing balance, she wrapped her arms around Lian Feng’s neck; like a koala hanging from a tree.

They were both filled with lust as they continued making out. Suddenly, the black cloud covered the moonlight and a guard was patrolling towards their direction.

Lian Feng embraced Lin Shan and hid behind the shadows of a pillar. Fortunately, the guard did not notice them. He walked around a circle and left. Lin Shan saw how serious and worried Lian Feng looked, and thought it was adorable. The guard hadn’t gone far, but she had already stood on her tiptoes again as she mischievously started licking Lian Feng’s lips like a little kitten. Continue reading “Your Highness, I know my wrongs. -Chapter 60.”

Dating: Young vs Old.

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When you’re young, dating is very simple and innocent. Usually, you want to be with the person simply because you like him/her. It’s typically more fairy-tale like.

However, when you’re older, attraction is not enough (if you’re looking for something serious). There are way more things that play a factor in whether you would want to be with a person for the long term.

For instance:

Would you want the person to be the mother/father of your child?

Is he/she financially stable?

Does he/she want kids?

Could you stand living with him/her?

Is he/she supportive of your goals and dreams?

And so on.

You might say, “Well, that’s not true. I don’t think about that stuff when I’m dating.” Haha. I think this highly depends on your age and how serious you are. If you’re just looking for fun and something short term, it definitely wouldn’t matter. However, if you’re at an age where you feel pressured or you want to settle down, then the answers to these questions are actually very important.  Continue reading “Dating: Young vs Old.”

Your Highness, I know my wrongs. -Chapter 59.

To my dear readers,

Firstly, I would like to thank Joanne Hee for her donation! Joanne has donated 4 times to me. I am so grateful. Getting a donation once is already touching enough. Thank you so much for your continuous support. ❤

Secondly, this chapter was very hard to translate. It took me forever. (I swear, I say this for almost every chapter). It’s like reading a Chinese drama!! I hope you like it nonetheless.

Chapter 59

Lin Shan sighed. Nowadays, it was difficult to be a Crown Prince. There was a wolf at the front and a tiger at the back. It will be tough for Du Hao to become the Emperor. He must go through lots of adversity. From the looks of it, it looked like Du Hao and Du Ye were about to fight!?

Daddy Emperor, your sons are going to fight. Speak up!

Unexpectedly, the Emperor actually opened his mouth: “Let them come in….”

“Yes! Your servant obeys!” Finally, someone with the most power spoke up. The eunuch slowly got up from the ground and stretched his throat as he shouted: “The Emperor has allowed the Superiors to come in. You may enter!”

“Enter…enter…enter…” The echo lingered through the corridor. Immediately, a bunch of Imperial counsellors dressed in government attire came in. Lin Shan roughly counted and realized there were at least ten of them. From the group, many of them were very highly ranked in the Imperial court; especially the leader of the group, Liu Superior. Liu Superior was appointed by the late Emperor and his position was deeply respected amongst all counsellors.

The moment the counsellors arrived, they got down onto their knees.

“Emperor!”The old Liu De Quan knelt down. His expression was grave. ” We have an abnormal meteorological phenomenon. Our country is suffering. I have just received the news that some of our provinces have experienced drought for months. Not a single grain was reaped. The big river is causing disasters. Our people cannot live. In addition, there are Japanese pirates glaring at us like a tiger watching its prey. At this rate, our country will fall apart. Your subordinate would like to earnestly request the Emperor to promptly confer a new Monarch during this desperate times!” Continue reading “Your Highness, I know my wrongs. -Chapter 59.”

Your Highness, I know my wrongs -Chapter 58.

To my dear readers,

This chapter took me forever. It took me nearly 15-20 minutes just to translate the first two paragraphs. Imagine looking at the same chapter for hours. (You guys only spend 5-10 minutes…) Oh my goodness. My brain felt like it was rotting.

Anyhow, the story is going to get a lot more serious. Lin Shan is still going to be her usual self, but the plot is going to get a lot darker.

Chapter 58

The Emperor’s residence was nearby. As Lin Shan followed Du Hao, she noticed many worried looking Imperial counsellors walking back and forth outside. All of them wanted to meet with the Emperor but were driven away. It wasn’t surprising though. Now that the Emperor was critically ill, all government affairs were at a standstill. The likelihood of a new Monarch was looming around everyone’s head.

A new power could alter the entire Imperial court. Those who were once favoured could end up a couple ranks lower, while those who were at the bottom could suddenly rise rapidly. In order to ensure the stability of their positions, the Imperial counsellors must go where the wind blows and have the most accurate details at all times.

Once Lin Shan entered the Emperor’s residence, the Imperial counsellors were no longer seen. Instead, there were many servants and eunuchs running about. There were also many Imperial physicians that looked distressed.

“Sun Physician!” Du Hao called after an old physician. He was definitely a senior figure in the department. “How is my father?”

The old physician shook his head: “Your Highness, please forgive me. I have already tried my best…..”

“Tried your best? What best? Why is the Imperial court raising you group of useless people? Get out of my sight!” Du Hao shrieked. Lin Shan had never seen him act like this before. Although Du Hao had a nasty temper, he would never lose self control in public. Undoubtedly, he was very anxious. Continue reading “Your Highness, I know my wrongs -Chapter 58.”

Your Highness, I know my wrongs. -Chapter 57.

To my dear readers,

This chapter was so weird to translate… there were a lot of Chinese sayings that sounded very strange in English. If you’re confused, just ask me in the comments.

Chapter 57

He Lao San didn’t expect a person to pop out from the middle of the forest. He was shocked. When he took a closer look, his soul nearly flew away.

Why is it that mask guy again? Last time, he took my future wife away. This time, he wants to take this angry woman too?? He’s not giving me a place to live!

He Lao San was sharp and didn’t take out his weapon. Instead, he promptly picked up Du Ming Yue and ran.

Lin Shan was stunned. Are you freaking kidding me? He must be born from the year of the rabbit. Although he looks as bulky as a bear, he runs faster than a rabbit!

Du Ming Yue was almost out of sight. Lin Shan finally reacted and decided to break into a run.

“Just stay here!” Lian Feng immediately stopped her. He leaped into the air and headed towards He Lao San’s direction. Within a few seconds, he was gone.

Since Lin Shan had no martial arts abilities, she could only be obedient and listen to Lian Feng. she stayed where she was and prayed that Lian Feng will bring Du Ming Yue back. If not, she was doomed. Continue reading “Your Highness, I know my wrongs. -Chapter 57.”

Some more wisdom

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I actually wasn’t going to write this post. However, my friend Jack was like, “I went on a trip to Asia for 3 weeks and you still haven’t posted anything new!”

Sooooo… I’m going to share some meaningful lines I’ve recently read from a book. The book is by Deepak Chopra, and it is called “The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success”. It was given to me by my Uncle Aaron. (Thanks, Uncle).

“Being ego-based power, it lasts only as long as the object of reference is there. If you have a certain title – if you’re the president of the country or the chairman of a corporation – or if you have a lot of money, the power you enjoy goes with the title, with the job, and with the money. Ego-based power will only last as long as those things last. As soon as the title, the job, the money go away, so does the power.”

Hmm.. honestly, I feel like that’s how our society define success. You have to have certain things and make a specific amount, or you wouldn’t be considered “successful”.

Having money definitely makes life a lot easier. I am sure all of us want to be financially stable. Who wouldn’t want to have more?

But how much do you need before you’re satisfied? If you only see your value based on what you can buy with money, I think that’s rather sad. Continue reading “Some more wisdom”

Your Highness, I know my wrongs. -Chapter 56.

To my dear readers,

Firstly, I would like to thank Pauline Ngo for her donation! Donations really motivates me to work harder. (When people give me money, I feel like I have to hurry up and not let them down)

In addition, I plan to finish this novel before the year ends. This means that I have to translate roughly 11-12 chapters per month from now on. My version has 89 chapters. I must discipline myself to hit my goal! (Feel free to support me)

And lastly, I am going to stop the Chinese lessons for now because I am stressed. Maybe I will resume in November. Sorry. If you really want to learn very badly, message me the word or phrase and I will personally respond back to you.

Chapter 56

“It was obvious. Firstly, the knife the old man had was not sharp enough. Even if he wanted to, it wouldn’t be able to cut through a major artery. Therefore, he clearly didn’t plan to end your life. Secondly, they had dried meat hanging from above. Those two elders would not be able to bite through it. They have no teeth.

In addition, they have children’s shoes inside their house; so I have no doubt that there are children living with them. Based on my observations, I could tell they weren’t lying.”

After Lian Feng explained himself, Lin Shan couldn’t help but felt a great sense of pride in her man. While she was slow and senseless, Lian Feng had already noticed so many clues on his own. Could he be the legendary “skillful king”*? He was too adorable! At that moment, Lin Shan felt like she was floating.

Now that they have an idea of where to go, they could ignore a lot of other paths and focus on their targetted direction. In order to maximize their efforts of finding the Princess, Lian Feng decided to disband his group. He wanted his subordinates to contact others around the black forest to form small teams as they all head towards the same direction. As for him and Lin Shan, they will be the first to go in for the search with the help of Wu Ying.

Based on the old couple’s descriptions, Du Ming Yue left two to three days ago. However, since the terrain of the black forest was unusual and it was filled with numerous plants, Du Ming Yue most likely wouldn’t be too far off.

As expected, Lian Feng and Lin Shan found some clues after searching for a day. One of the clues was a torn piece of yellow fabric. The material obviously came from the Palace. Lin Shan was positive that Du Ming Yue was nearby.

But by the third day, they had less than a day remaining from the ten days they were initially given. If they could not find Du Ming Yue by noon tomorrow, they will have to retreat from the forest and report back to the Palace. Time was getting tight, and the hope that Lin Shan had was diminishing. Continue reading “Your Highness, I know my wrongs. -Chapter 56.”