Six days later.
Xu Taiping’s second uncle’s house.
“What? You want to sell Taiping?!”
Xu Taiping’s second uncle Xu Erniu looked at his second aunt in disbelief.
The second aunt, who had a face full of flesh, raised a finger and gestured for him to lower his voice.
“What do you mean by selling? Going to Bai’s Manor as a servant is an opportunity that ordinary people can’t ask for.”
The second aunt gave Xu Erniu a glance.
“That’s true, but after all, he will be a slave…”
Xu Erniu was a bit embarrassed.
“So what? In Bai’s Manor, he will eat well, drink well, and use well. What’s wrong with being a slave? You don’t worry about this. I’ve already taken the deposit.”
The second aunt waved her hand and decided very arbitrarily.
Xu Erniu couldn’t argue with his wife, so he sighed lightly and nodded.
“Where is Taiping?”
The second aunt asked again.
“He’s still in the ancestral hall. Today is the seventh day. Taiping wants to keep vigil for Grandpa.”
Xu Erniu, who was wearing mourning clothes, wiped his mouth and answered.
“The people from Bai’s Manor are already waiting at the entrance of the village. You tell him to come back quickly.”
The second aunt gave Xu Erniu a glance.
“They’re here already?”
Xu Erniu was a bit surprised.
“The young master of Bai’s Manor is going to a private school next month. He just happens to need a book boy by his side. Otherwise, how could he be so fast? Don’t talk nonsense. Go and get that kid from the ancestral hall.”
The second aunt glared at Xu Erniu and then urged him.
“But…but today is Grandpa’s seventh day. Let Taiping stay until tomorrow, okay?”
Xu Erniu scratched his head hesitantly.
Xu Taiping’s grandfather died, and the couple had been discussing how to get rid of Xu Taiping, who was a burden. But this second uncle still had some old feelings and didn’t want Xu Taiping to go to Bai’s Manor as a servant without even finishing his seventh day.
“Seventh day, seventh day, what’s so special about the seventh day? Is money important or not? You!”
The second aunt poked Xu Erniu’s forehead with her finger and then mysteriously leaned over to his ear and whispered:
“Do you know how much money Bai’s Manor is willing to pay? Thirty taels, thirty taels!”
The second aunt’s eyes were full of greed.
Hearing this, Xu Erniu was stunned at first, and then nodded vigorously:
“I’ll go get Taiping.”
Half an hour later.
Green Ox Village, village entrance.
Xu Taiping reluctantly looked at the direction of the ancestral hall, and then asked his second uncle and second aunt:
“Second Uncle, can’t I leave tomorrow?”
“Taiping, going to Bai’s Manor as a servant is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. If you don’t go now, you won’t be able to go tomorrow!”
The second aunt smiled at Xu Taiping.
“Second Aunt is worried that if I wait until tomorrow, she won’t be able to sell me for a good price?”
Xu Taiping looked at the second aunt coldly.
Although he had been keeping vigil for the past few days, he had experienced the coldness of human nature since he was young. How could he not know what his second aunt and second uncle were doing behind his back?
Taiping didn’t refuse or resist because he had no way to resist. And also because he felt that going to Bai’s Manor might be a good choice. After all, Grandpa was already dead. He didn’t have much attachment here.
“Huh? There’s a white crane in the sky that’s bigger than a water buffalo!”
“Wait a minute, there are…two people on the white crane!”
Just then, the villagers who were watching around suddenly exclaimed.
Hearing this sound, Xu Taiping and the white house steward next to him and Xu Erniu couple all looked up and saw a huge white crane in the sky above their heads. And on the back of the white crane, there were two vague figures.
After being stunned for a few seconds, Xu Taiping uttered two words.
“It’s an immortal, it must be an immortal!”
At this time, many villagers also started to shout.
Just then, accompanied by a crane cry, two figures descended from the sky and slowly landed in front of the crowd.
These two people, a man and a woman, one wearing a sky blue robe and the other wearing a red skirt. The man had sword eyebrows and starry eyes, handsome and elegant. The woman’s eyes were even more like a fairy from the nine heavens, so beautiful that everything around her paled in comparison.
“Sorry to bother you all. We are disciples of Azure Profound Sect on Cloud Hut Mountain. Today we came down with our junior sister to look for a young boy.”
The young man bowed politely to the crowd.
The people of Green Ox Village were shocked. They didn’t expect that these two people were really immortals, and they were from Cloud Hut Mountain nearby.
“May I ask if there is a young boy named Xu Taiping in the village?”
The red-dressed female disciple of Cloud Hut Mountain also bowed to the crowd and then asked with a smile.
The woman smiled, and not to mention the men who saw it, even the women who saw it felt their hearts throb.
“He’s Xu Taiping!”
After being stunned for a few seconds, some villagers immediately pointed at Xu Taiping next to the carriage.
Most of the people in Green Ox Village knew each other, and Xu Taiping’s family was one of the few with different surnames in the village, so most of them knew Xu Taiping.
“You are Xu Taiping?”
The red-dressed female disciple stepped forward and looked at Xu Taiping with joy.
Xu Taiping nodded.
He had already guessed the identity of these two people.
Seeing Taiping nod, the woman quickly turned her head and looked at the young man behind her.
“The jade slip for transmitting skills has a reaction. He is the one we are looking for.”
The young man nodded and raised the jade slip that was emitting a faint blue light in his hand.
“This…this fairy, did my nephew do something wrong?”
At this time, Xu Erniu finally couldn’t help but ask.
“Who told you to meddle!”
As soon as Xu Erniu spoke, his second aunt pulled him back and continued to keep a distance of five or six feet from Xu Taiping.
Not only them, but also the rest of the villagers retreated back and kept a distance from Xu Taiping.
Obviously, most of the villagers thought like Xu Erniu that Xu Taiping might have done something wrong and that’s why he attracted the immortals down from the mountain.
Green Ox Village was close to Cloud Hut Mountain after all. The immortals coming down from the mountain to slay demons, even if they hadn’t seen it with their own eyes, they had at least heard of it.