Mo Shangfei's eyes danced but he simply smiled gently and turned towards Imperial Physician Qi and his grandson, "I believe that Supreme Jin is a reasonable man and would not do anything to Grand Master without concrete proof. He will not do anything out of his own initiative."
Imperial Physician Qi scoffed as he straightened his robes and left without another look back.
Gu Ruoyun glanced at the Qi grandfather and grandson duo and rubbed her nose. She hoped that the two of them would spread the news of her being the Holy Doctor's disciple. Only when news of this gets out would she be able to find her master.
This guy, Mo Shangfei, had certainly addressed him as Grand Master very easily.
Gu Ruoyun's mouth twitched. She then turned towards Supreme Gao, shrugged her shoulders and said, "Let's go, take me to His Royal Majesty the Crown Prince. I can only assess his illness once I've examined him."
Supreme Gao nodded, "Guards, to the Crown Prince's mansion!"
In her past life, Gu Ruoyun had met the Crown Prince of Drifting Wind Country before but they did not really have a deep relationship. According to her impression, that man always had a gentle and refined look about him. However, after seeing him again this time, Gu Ruoyun was shocked.
The man before her looked emaciated; he no longer looked like an excellent son of nobility who had the appearance of polished jade. His flimsy robes covered his body which was skin and bones. His cheeks were hollow and his eyes bulged. At one glance, you could tell that he was starving.
However, this man was the Crown Prince of Drifting Wind Country, there is no one above him but the Emperor. Starving? How could this be?
"Imperial Father, Imperial Sister. You've arrived?"
The Crown Prince put his book down. Under the peach blossom tree, his face displayed a sunny smile, "Imperial Father, please forgive your Imperial Son for I'm unable to rise and greet you."
Supreme Gao sighed bitterly as he looked at the man before him, "Your health is important, you don't need to greet Us. There are no outsiders here so there's no need for ceremony."
Hearing this, the Crown Prince was shocked.
I know Mo Shangfei for sure but I don't know what has happened for my Imperial father to consider him as a non-outsider. As for this young lady in green robes, I've never met her.
"Imperial Brother, how are you?"
The Little Princess stepped forward and asked politely.
She and the Crown Prince were siblings from different mothers so they were not close and their interactions had been limited to strictly ceremonial encounters.
The Crown Prince smiled at the Little Princess and turned towards Supreme Gao, "Imperial Father, may I ask, who is this unfamiliar young lady?"
"Oh, she is Our newly-hired physician. Let her check your pulse."
Supreme Gao had just remembered Gu Ruoyun's presence and hurriedly introduced her.
"There's no need." Gu Ruoyun shook her head, "I have already deduced his illness."
Supreme Gao's chest tightened and he asked anxiously, "Is it possible for the Crown Prince to be cured?"
"He has been bewitched!"
The word drummed deep into Supreme Gao's heart and his eyes sank, "Miss Gu, what do you mean? Has someone used sorcery to harm Our Imperial Son?"
"That's right," Gu Ruoyun nodded, "It's a form of ancient witchcraft which can make the victim's body waste away. This witchcraft won't kill the person instantly but it will control the victim's mind in the end, turning them into an obedient puppet."