When Song Jun saw Xia Hongshen appear, he subconsciously stood behind Xia Hongshen. However, Feng Junyuan was still wary of Xia Hongshen. He returned to the operating table and looked at the weak Zeng Yuanyuan.
By now, both Song Jun and Feng Junyuan could sense that the ghost of this little girl did not seem to want to hurt them but rather protect them.
Perhaps her purpose was to stop the two of them and prevent Xiang Wenshi from finding them.
As for who Xiang Wenshi was and what his purpose was, Song Jun had no clue. The only thing he was sure of was that he believed in Xia Hongshen.
Xia Hongshen’s voice was cold, and he said to Xiang Wenshi, “Who are you? You dare to covet my people.”
Xiang Wenshi frowned slightly, “Your people? Do you mean Song Jun or Feng Junyuan?”
Xia Hongshen said, “They’re all mine.”
Song Jun heard this and looked at Xia Hongshen in shock.
Feng Junyuan retorted, “Who is yours!”
Xiang Wenshi sneered twice, “You are a little too greedy.”
Xia Hongshen snorted lightly.
Xiang Wenshi said, “If you want Song Jun, give me Feng Junyuan.”
Xia Hongshen reached out to clasp Xiang Wenshi’s throat, “Wishful thinking.”
Xiang Wenshi hurriedly backed away and raised his hands to block Xia Hongshen. He put the fingers of his hands together in front of his chest, then raised his hands to both sides, erecting a barrier in front of him.
Xia Hongshen turned his palm into a sharp point and used spiritual power to split his barrier.
Xiang Wenshi stepped back and erected barriers in front of him one after another.
Xia Hongshen then raised his hand and said, “Fengliu!”
Feng Junyuan didn’t even have the chance to refuse; the golden light shimmered and transformed into gilded phoenix wings, falling into Xia Hongshen’s hands.
Xia Hongshen waved his gilded phoenix wings and cleaved throughall the barriers that Xiang Wenshi had erected one after another.
As Xiang Wenshi stepped back, his body suddenly changed and turned into a huge red fox in front of everyone. The fox was dexterous and ran away quickly to avoid Xia Hongshen’s slashing edge. It then landed next to Song Jun.
Song Jun couldn’t avoid it, and Xiang Wenshi wrapped his body around him with his fox tail and then ran quickly out of the corridor.
Xia Hongshen immediately chased after him but hesitated to swing the gilded phoenix wings carelessly for fear of hurting Song Jun.
Song Jun wanted to struggle, but the wide and fluffy fox tail wrapped tightly around him, and there was no way he could escape from Xiang Wenshi’s grasp.
Xiang Wenshi quickly ran out of the operating room with him on his back and then ran along the corridor to the end, trying to rush out of the closed door and escape from the building.
However, when he bumped into it, he felt strong resistance and blocked himself back.
Xia Hongshen walked towards him slowly and said, “Do you think you can escape?”
Xiang Wenshi instantly transformed into a human form. He held Song Jun’s wrist with one hand and pinched Song Jun’s neck with the other. He said to Xia Hongshen, “Aren’t you afraid that I will kill him?”
“Not afraid,” Xia Hongshen replied, raising his hand and stabbing the gilded phoenix wings towards Xiang Wenshi but still avoiding Song Jun.
Xiang Wenshi suddenly dug his fingernails into Song Jun’s neck.
Song Jun felt a wave of intense pain, looking at Xia Hongshen but unable to utter a word.
Xia Hongshen withdrew the weapon.
Xiang Wenshi laughed, “He may not die, but I can make him suffer.”
“Demon fox,” Xia Hongshen said, “What exactly do you want?”
Xiang Wenshi said, “Give Song Jun to me and let me go.”
Xia Hongshen said, “I told you, it’s just wishful thinking.”
Xiang Wenshi sneered, “Demon Zhen1Zhenniao, often simply zhen, is a name given in many Chinese myths, annals, and poetry to poisonous birds that are said to have existed in what is now southern China, you are just a demonic beast that just cultivated an immortal body. Why is it just wishful thinking for me?”
Xia Hongshen said calmly, “With your cultivation level, you can’t control him at all. Even if you manage to obtain him, you shouldn’t harbour illusions of seizing his spiritual power. It’s likely to backfire, and you might end up being harmed by his vicious energy.”
“I don’t believe it!” Xiang Wenshi said.
Song Jun was dizzy and couldn’t hear what they were saying at all. His neck hurt, and he felt that Xiang Wenshi’s nails were about to pierce his throat. He was still a little sad because Xia Hongshen was standing opposite him but had no intention of saving him.
Xia Hongshen said, “In fact, there is no need for him at all. If you want to know, I can hand over the Fengliu to you so you can find out for yourself once you try it.”
Xiang Wenshi looked at the gilded phoenix wings with golden light flowing in Xia Hongshen’s hand and suddenly hesitated.
Xia Hongshen raised his hand, ran his fingers across the sharp blade of the gilded phoenix wings, and then said to Xiang Wenshi, “I have sealed its form. You can take it and try.”
After saying that, Xia Hongshen raised his hand and threw the gilded phoenix wings to Xiang Wenshi.
Xiang Wenshi reached out to receive the gilded phoenix wings but did not let go of his hand on Song Jun’s throat. However, the moment he held the gilded phoenix wings, he suddenly felt a cold wind coming.
In fact, it was not a cold wind at all, but the spiritual energy of the gilded phoenix wings gathered into a sharp edge and struck Xiang Wenshi’s body.
Xiang Wenshi didn’t even feel pain but felt a chill before his body was split in half by the gilded phoenix wings.
At the moment of death, Xiang Wenshi transformed into his original form. The huge fox body fell to the ground, and blood spread on the ground.
Song Jun had already fainted, and without the support of Xiang Wenshi, his body immediately slid to the ground.
Xia Hongshen stretched his body, transformed into a giant beast shape, and used his body to cushion Song Jun. Then he turned his head and gently rubbed his soft forehead against Song Jun’s body.
When Song Jun woke up, he was already lying in the doctor’s duty room of the thoracic surgery department. He sat up, feeling a little confused at first. Later, he found himself unsure whether the events that had occurred earlier were real or just a dream.
After a while, Feng Junyuan opened the door and walked in.
Song Jun looked at him with a questioning look on his face. Feng Junyuan sat down by the bed and said, “Xiang Wenshi is dead.”
Song Jun’s eyes widened in shock.
Xiang Wenshi was split in half by Xia Hongshen with gilded phoenix wings, and the demon body was also taken away by Xia Hongshen. Now, no one in the hospital knew why Dr. Xiang had suddenly disappeared. There was originally an operation in the afternoon, but he could not be found temporarily, so they had to arrange for another doctor to perform the operation.
Song Jun knew that it was not a dream, that everything really happened.
He reached out and touched his neck, which was wrapped in gauze.
Feng Junyuan asked him, “Are you okay?”
Song Jun did not answer but asked, “Where is the little girl?”
Feng Junyuan lowered his head, “Yuanyuan is already dead, but she still has some attachment, so she refuses to leave. Xia Hongshen said he would find someone to transcend Yuanyuan.”
As soon as he finished speaking, a nurse ran over and knocked on the door, saying with a surprised look on his face, “Doctor Feng, there is a monk outside looking for you.”
Somehow, Song Jun immediately remembered someone.
He got off the bed and followed Feng Junyuan out. He saw a monk in a Buddhist robe standing in front of the nurse’s station. It turned out to be the monk Yun Po whom he had met once. Song Jun still had the business card that Yun Po gave him at that time, as well as the talisman paper that was given to him, which he had been carrying with him all the time.
However, the talisman paper didn’t seem to be of much use. Song Jun still encountered various strange encounters for a long time.
When Yun Po saw Song Jun and Feng Junyuan, he immediately came over. He greeted Song Jun and said, “Is Young Benefactor well?”
Song Jun suddenly felt a little panicked and quickly responded, “I’m fine, thank you for your concern, Master.”
Yun Po looked at him with a smile for a while and then said to Feng Junyuan, “Where is the place where the little girl died? Take me to see it.”
Feng Junyuan was stunned and said, “It’s in the operating room. There’s no way to get in now.”
Yun Po said to him, “It doesn’t matter; it can be done outside. Take me there. My time is very precious, and you will be charged more for overtime.”
Feng Junyuan glanced at Song Jun and seemed to think that Yun Po was a little unreliable. But since it was Xia Hongshen who called… Feng Junyuan hesitated for a moment and said to him, “Follow me.”
Yun Po followed Feng Junyuan and walked towards the elevator.
Song Jun reached out and touched his neck and did not go with them again. He had not forgotten why he came to the hospital today. He went to the clinical laboratory to get a blood sample, sent it back to the lab, and then went directly back to the dormitory to rest.
He hadn’t had lunch yet, but he felt like he had no appetite.
After returning to the dormitory, he went to the water room and washed his face.
Just as he poured out the water in the basin, he heard someone’s footsteps going up the stairs.
Song Jun looked towards the corridor outside and saw Monk Yun Po coming upstairs. When he reached the second floor, he saw Song Jun first, smiled and waved to Song Jun before walking straight to the door of Xia Hongshen’s room and knocking on the door.
The door opened quickly. Yun Po entered Xia Hongshen’s room, and then the door suddenly closed from the inside.
Song Jun felt depressed for no reason, poured the water out of the basin, and went back to his room.
When Yun Po saw Xia Hongshen, he raised his hand to wipe the sweat from his forehead and said, “The security guard in the hospital almost kicked me out.”
Xia Hongshen glanced at him, “What did you do?”
Yun Po said, “I performed a ritual to guide that little girl’s soul, sending her to the cycle of reincarnation. She lingered in the hospital for too long, reluctant to leave, and it took quite an effort on my part. As for your little friend, not adorable at all. When security showed up, he just ran off, leaving me alone to be chased up two floors by the security guard.”
Xia Hongshen said, “That’s how Fengliu is.”
Yun Po stood up and came to Xia Hongshen’s side, “That fox demon had considerable cultivation. It’s worthwhile that he died at Feng Junyuan’s hands. But did you manage to retrieve his inner core?”
“You want his inner core?” Xia Hongshen asked, “I’m afraid I can’t give it to you. His inner core has already been absorbed by the fragments of the Thousand Years Lamp.”
Yun Po was stunned when he heard this.
Xia Hongshen reached into his pocket and took out a glass fragment, which looked exactly the same as the two fragments he had before. One of them was made into a mobile phone chain and given to Song Jun.
“Tsk, tsk,” Yun Po reached out and wanted to snatch it from Xia Hongshen’s hand, but Xia Hongshen retracted his hand and avoided it.
Yun Po said, “It truly deserves to be a dowry of Princess Mei Ling. The spiritual energy of the Thousand Years Lamp is indeed incomparable to ordinary immortal treasures.” But then he added, “If Xiang Wenshi hadn’t obtained these fragments, his cultivation wouldn’t have advanced so rapidly, and he wouldn’t have dared to scheme against Song Jun. In retrospect, the Thousand Years Lamp seems more like an ominous object.”
Xia Hongshen took the fragments back and said, “Thousand Years Lamp are all completed.”
“Three pieces?” Yun Po asked.
Xia Hongshen nodded, “The lamp holder and wick are the ones still left in the mortal world.”
Yun Po looked at him for a moment and said, “You are not in a hurry to find the Thousand Years Lamp at all, are you? You have been wandering around the world for such a long time. How come you haven’t found them all now if you really want to find them?”
Hearing this, Xia Hongshen glanced at Yun Po and said, “What I’m looking for is not the Thousand Years Lamp in the first place.”
Yun Po frowned, then suddenly realised, “Oh—”
Before he finished speaking, there was a knock on the door of Xia Hongshen’s room.
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