Qin Lingyu was with Yu Wanrou when the Messenger Paper Crane first arrived. They were enjoying a stroll together along a quaint little pathway running beside the lake.
The little pathway was lined by neatly separated willow trees, and there were undulating rocks surrounding the jade-green, crystalline waters of the lake. The scenery was tranquil and idyllic.
Everyone was currently preoccupied with cultivating and preparing for the upcoming competition, and the number of people taking strolls by the lake had dwindled substantially. Even if there were passers-by, this place was so scenic that they might hardly notice the fact that this intimate couple were none other than the rumoured match made in heaven, Qin Lingyu and Yu Wanrou.
As soon as Qin Lingyu and Yu Wanrou returned from their travels in glory, all kinds of inspiring and moving tales about them began to spread throughout the Sect. Naturally, the public began to treat their ever growing intimacy as a natural progression of all that they had been through on the travels.
In their hearts, Qin Lingyu and Yu Wanrou had together faced life and death and overcame all forms of trials and tribulations. Growing closer and more intimate to each other was only a natural byproduct of all that they had been through. In the past, Yu Wanrou could only discreetly meet up with Qin Lingyu. But now, she could do so openly, and nobody would say a single thing about them.
However, this was naturally to the exclusion of any out-of-character behaviour. At the very least, they still had to maintain their propriety in front of others because Qin...