Chapter 772: Because, this is her choice
He boldly continued by saying, “Although I can’t stand third brother’s actions, but currently his display is courageous because to protect his beloved, he would not hesitate to fight the East Qin Crown Prince. Whether he wins or loses, I am filled with admiration for him. But what about the emperor? You have never expressed your position since the beginning. If third brother did not say anything, would you have silently watched her leave with the East Qin Crown Prince? The Empress Dowager even wants you to personally decree their engagement, were you really prepared to write a wedding decree for them?”
Chu Shao Bai had been stunned and had endured for a long time. He knew that these words were a great offense and he would lose his head if he angered the emperor, but he knew the emperor would not kill him because the emperor was a wise ruler.
Because he was a wise ruler, he was filled with scruples, having to choose between private matters and state affairs.
It wasn’t like Chu Shao Bai didn’t understand this, but he couldn’t endure any longer.
He was still young, he was filled with passion and impulse. His thoughts were not as deep as Mo Chuan’s.
Mo Chuan turned back and took a deep look at him. He was young before and he was as passionate as Chu Shao Bai, so he could understand Chu Shao Bai’s feelings, but he couldn’t return to his past self.
This was because he was currently the emperor, he had things he couldn’t do. There were restrictions on him that Chu Shao Bai would never understand.
All he could do now was maintain his silence.
“Shao Bai, what do you think I should do?” His lips slightly parted as he sent a secret message with his martial arts. His way of address had changed from “this one” to “I”, clearly meaning that Chu Shao Bai did not need to consider his emperor status and give his honest opinion.
“If third brother loses, you should personally head out and steal her back!” Chu Shao Bai blurted out without even thinking.
“Your meaning is that your third brother will lose?” Mo Chuan looked at the two people fighting.
Chu Shao Yang’s sword kept sparkling as he slashed again and again. He had already trapped Na Mu Cuo in a net of slashes and Na Mu Cuo was becoming more and more restricted, unable to dodge, approaching his defeat.
A corner of the bow in his hand had already been cut off by Chu Shao Yang’s sword and Chu Shao Yang couldn’t help revealing a proud look on his face.
Chu Shao Bai saw this and he gave a heavy nod.
“That’s right, third brother is not Na Mu Cuo’s match. In less than ten moves, Na Mu Cuo will begin to fight back. He is pretending to be weak and wants third brother to use his full strength, so he can see the weakness in his sword art, knocking him back in one move!”
“Not bad, Shao Bai, you’re right about this. Na Mu Cuo’s martial arts is indeed a level higher than Chu Shao Yang’s.” Mo Chuan praised Chu Shao Bai’s eyes.
“Then emperor, if third brother loses, will you make a move?” Chu Shao Bai looked into Mo Chuan’s eyes, asking him without letting up.
Mo Chuan calmly looked at him and replied, “I won’t.”
“Why?” Chu Shao Bai gritted his teeth.
“Because, this is her choice.” Mo Chuan looked away as he looked back to Chen Ning.
Chu Shao Bai couldn’t understand this. He followed Mo Chuan’s gaze with a confused look and saw that her eyes were as calm as Mo Chuan’s, just like a pool of water without any waves.
From the beginning to now, she had not looked at the people in the stands once. She did not look at Mo Chuan nor did she look at him.
Could it be that she really made her decision to leave West Chu?
For her freedom, she chose Na Mu Cuo in the end?