It wasn’t Jiang Chen’s first time at the godking mansion. This time, he was shown to a different location for a private interview.
An attendant took him to the heart of the mansion; he remained devoid of nervousness even in the face of the unknown summons. Inside, he reached a rear garden at the end of a small alley.
“Elder Zhen Junior, this is as far as I can go. My lord’s private courtyard is right in front of you, but without his express permission, not even we are allowed inside.”
Jiang Chen smiled gently. “Thank you for your troubles.”
He saluted his guide, pushed open an arched door and walked in.
Tall and sturdy,...