The atmosphere grew heavy.
Some didn't refute Imperial Prince Huo to out of considerations face, but his words did hearken back to some nightmarish memories of the past. If these so-called patrons were actually reliable, would Rejuvenation have fallen so far? They were naturally opposed to any mention of another after what they’d gone through.
Furthermore, they hadn’t approved of the imperial prince’s insistence on finding another.
However, his expression gave no sign of worry. He glanced lightheartedly at the emperor upon the throne.
“Royal brother, I’ve toiled on behalf of Rejuvenation these past few years. Yes, there’ve been some mishaps...