Duke Xiaoyao didn’t hesitate for too long before he nodded. “Alright, I leave the negotiation with Shao Yuan in your hands. Xiahou Ying won’t be a problem. You’re authorized to give away some of the clan’s treasure at your discretion. House Xiahou will do our best to satisfy his needs!”
He didn’t have much of a choice. If he could get Shao Yuan to spare them by sacrificing some of their own interests, he wouldn’t hesitate to do so.
His bone-deep hatred for the genius made him want to devour the man’s flesh and blood, but right now, he had to think with his head rather than his heart.
As one of the top factions in Eternal Divine Nation, House Xiahou had an amazing horde of resources and treasure. They could afford to give some of it away.
The elder visibly brightened once Duke Xiaoyao approved of his plan. “Don’t worry, Your Grace. This subordinate...