Chapter 61

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Chapter 61

Tang Yi Ru, watching Mu Xi Yao's amiable and gentle mannerism, snorted inwardly. This woman, indeed, knew how to play. Usually, she put on a virtuous and elegant facade. People saw none of the harsh malice she displayed a moment ago.

Unfortunately, his Highness didn't see her true face. Otherwise, he surely wouldn't be bewitched by such a two-faced woman.

Tang shufei lamented her bad ill fate inside the heart. Looking at Mu Xi Yao's figure and face which became even more vivid after the childbirth, she was swallowed by hate so great that her fingertips shook.

At the back, as Tang Hui Ru watched that di sister of hers being engrossed in staring fiercely at cefei, she didn't notice a bit of strangeness on herself. She was elated inside. That woman was currently also muddling through by counting days. Yet, she still had time to be jealous. She simply deserved to die young.

This was lady Zhang's first appearance after she went to hiding when she had learnt of her "pregnancy". Her two months pregnant belly wasn't yet noticeable. Lady Zhang carefully supported her abdomen, her face revealed a bashfulness and tenderness.

Mu Xi Yao was immensely impressed by lady Zhang's delicate and superb acting skill. The women of the inner yard were indeed extraordinary, each of them carried a special skill.

Just as she waved, indicating lady Zhang who came forward that she needn't be polite, Mu Xi Yao suddenly discovered her jade pendant emitting a heat. This accident startled Mu Xi Yao. The jade pendant prompted a warning. Was there a danger?

She verified repeatedly. Indeed, something was wrong with lady Zhang.

However, there were so many people here. In such a situation, can she (lady Zhang) still put her hand on her? Not to mention that lady Zhang was nowadays powerless to defend herself, even if she wanted to make a move, she shouldn't pick such time.

If she couldn't directly put her hands on her then it must be an indirect threat. Mu Xi Yao's mind turned. They were so far apart. Could it be a poison again?

On the surface, Mu Xi Yao was still engaging in a talk with lady Zhang, inside however, thoughts went quickly through her mind. This lady Zhang might have again fell into somebody's trap. The jade pendant's warning was to remind her of an unclean thing.

Just, she wondered whether this poison was aimed only at lady Zhang or it wanted to take the opportunity to eliminate her, Mu Xi Yao, out.

They have conversed for a while more before Mu Xi Yao took the tea to see the visitors off. After all the women departed, she immediately called the people serving in the room to prepare her a bath and change the clothes. She ordered for the clothes she has worn just now to be burned down apart from the few pieces which were sent to the front so that chief steward could inspect them.

When Zhong Zheng Lin received the news in the study, his phoenix eyes narrowed. Using a stern voice, he commanded, "Investigate!"

Then, he dispatched people to secretly check all the objects lady Zhang usually used. In addition, he has also sent some of the utensils to Hong Gu's place, waiting for the result.

Two days later, the secret guard came to report that the dress lady Zhang has worn on that day was contaminated with "Pian Xian".

It wasn't a drug. It was a medicinal herb that would gradually induce a malformation in the growth of the infant.

Zhong Zheng Lin's eyes flashed with the murderous glint. Did they want to murder "the unborn fetus" in lady Zhang's belly or kill two birds with one stone, not letting off even Cheng Qing?

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