Chapter 48 - The Curfew Is Lifted

Chapter 48 of 50 chapters

“Our station just received news from the city police today. The country’s most-wanted criminal, Di Tai, was discovered at a garbage disposal site near the outskirts of the city at around 3 PM this afternoon.

“When he was found, Di Tai was already on the verge of death. He is currently receiving emergency treatment.

“Please stay tuned for further updates.”

Once news was released, it had attracted everyone’s attention.

Soon after, Beichuan City’s Public Security Bureau held a press conference.

After the “capture” of Di Tai, Beichuan City lifted the curfew.

People no longer had to live in constant fear. At night, they could continue to stroll in the park or dance.

Many young people immediately contacted their friends, planning on visiting the KTVs[1] and nightclubs.

Nightlife was finally back.

Gold Sea City, Li Mansion.

Li Zhongyang hurried to the study. “Dad, Beichuan City’s curfew has been lifted.”

The old man had just hung up from a call.

He wore a grave expression and crushed the phone. He seemed to be in a bad mood.

Li Zhongyang repeated carefully, “Dad, Beichuan City’s curfew has been lifted.”

The old man said in a low voice, “I’m not deaf. I can hear you.”

Li Zhongyang immediately shrank his head like a child who had done something wrong.

The old man continued, “Arrange a few elite Eagle Guards.”

Li Zhongyang was stunned. “Dad, we’re catching two brats, is there a need to make such a big fuss?”

The old man pulled a long face and said in a low voice, “Then you tell me, what should we do?”

“Ah… this…” The old man’s attitude made Li Zhongyang blush with shame. He didn’t dare speak anymore.

A few moments of silence.

The old man spoke again. “Zhongyang, I have my worries behind choosing to do so.”

Li Zhongyang faltered. He rarely saw his father so troubled.

He asked softly, “Dad, what are you worried about?”

“Many things have happened recently. I have a weird feeling about Beichuan city. It’s a complicated place.”

Li Zhongyang asked in surprise, “Dad, do those two brats have extraordinary backgrounds?”

The old man shook his head. “Those brats are clean. I’m worried about something else, but I can’t put my finger on it.

“After I settle Zhongyao’s matter, I’ll personally go to Beichuan and see what’s going on.”

“Mm, I’ll go with Father then,” Li Zhongyang said.


“Now that Zhongyao is no longer around, you will have to take care of all of the Li’s businesses in the future. Just focus on the company. Don’t get involved in other matters.”

Li Zhongyang was secretly delighted.

When Li Zhongyao was alive, he had always lived in his shadow.

Since they were young, Li Zhongyao’s brilliance had always overshadowed him.

Others were always praising Li Zhongyao instead of him.

He had lost his sense of presence and being. He felt distraught.

As his biological brother, he had grieved for Li Zhongyao too, but only for a time.

He had been waiting for the old man to say this for a long time.

Now that he had finally said it, Li Zhongyang tried his best to suppress his excitement and appear calm. He didn’t want the old man to notice anything unusual.

After leaving the study, Li Zhongyang immediately contacted the Eagle Guards.

He had to do this well. Nothing could go wrong.

If something were to go wrong and his father got angry, he would never be able to get back on his feet.

As such, Li Zhongyang selected five cornerstone members.

All of them were small-time martial artists.

In Li Zhongyang’s eyes, this line-up would easily capture Qin Chuan and company.

Beichuan City.


Melodious songs were playing in the various parks once again.

“You are my little apple…”

“You are the most beautiful cloud on my horizon…”

The elderly in the public squares danced and competed with each other, each displaying their unique skills.

The KTV rooms were packed, heart-wrenching screams coming from them occasionally.

The commercial streets were filled with people. At one glance, it was a sea of heads.

It was unprecedented.

On the other hand, Qin Chuan didn’t join in the fun.

He bought a bunch of snacks and stayed at home with Zhao Xuanxuan to watch a horror movie.

Zhao Xuanxuan was incredibly timid. She was wrapped in a blanket, leaving only a small gap for her eyes.

The moment she heard a sudden loud sound, she would burst out screaming.

Qin Chuan, who was beside her, felt very helpless. He didn’t get to watch the movie well at all.

The movie had already ended, but Zhao Xuanxuan kept the blanket on.

An idea struck Qin Chuan, and he suddenly pulled her blanket away, shouting, “Ah! The ghost is here!”

Zhao Xuanxuan cried out in shock, tears falling down her face.

Qin Chuan mocked her. “You’re such a scaredy cat, but you still want to watch a horror movie. Aren’t you just torturing yourself?”

Meanwhile, Zhao Xuanxuan was sobbing and complaining that Qin Chuan shouldn’t have scared her.

Qin Chuan smiled and turned on the lights. Then, he grabbed a bottle of beer and juice from the fridge.

Qin Chuan passed Zhao Xuanxuan the juice.

Zhao Xuanxuan pushed the juice away and snatched the beer instead.

Qin Chuan was shocked and asked curiously, “You want a beer?”

Zhao Xuanxuan snorted, “Can’t I?”

Qin Chuan shrugged his shoulders. “It’s up to you, but don’t throw up all over the place later.”

Zhao Xuanxuan chuckled. “Don’t underestimate me.”

As soon as she finished speaking, she opened the lid and began chugging.

From the way she was drinking, she seemed pretty good at it.

Even Qin Chuan was a little surprised.


Not long after, Zhao Xuanxuan collapsed without any warning.

There was still half the beer left in the bottle. The bottle dropped to the floor, and beer poured out.

Huang Huang, who was looking for food in the kitchen, ran out quickly.

When it saw the beer on the ground, it stuck out its tongue and started to lick the floor crazily as if it had seen some delicious food.

Qin Chuan didn’t stop it. This would save him the trouble of cleaning up.

After Huang Huang licked the beer clean, it didn’t forget to clear the beer bottle.

It opened its mouth like a vacuum cleaner, and the beer bottle flew into its mouth.

Without chewing, Huang Huang swallowed it in one gulp.

What a good boy; it didn’t waste anything.

Qin Chuan wasn’t too surprised.

Huang Huang ate everything.

Ever since it came, the rubbish bin at home was always empty.

Qin Chuan carried Zhao Xuanxuan to the bed and wiped her face. He then placed a washbasin beside the bed.

If she wanted to throw up, she could puke into it and not dirty the floor.

There was a pile of snacks on the floor in the living room. He gave the leftovers to Huang Huang.

In this house, Huang Huang was the happiest.

Qin Chuan spent nearly half an hour cleaning up the place.

He didn’t like doing housework either, but what could he do? Life wouldn’t give anyone a choice.

He checked the time. It was only nine o’clock. It was not yet time to sleep.

Besides, for many people, the nightlife had just begun.

Qin Chuan glanced at the sleeping Zhao Xuanxuan. He then opened the window, summoned his flying sword, and flew out.

He drank as he controlled his flying sword.

For some reason, Qin Chuan came to the bar where he and Ma Qingxue had their first drinking session!

Now that the curfew had been lifted, many more customers were coming to the bars.

Qin Chuan lowered his head and took a glance, only to spot Ma Qingxue’s sports car.

[1] Meaning karaoke television, also known as karaoke box