Living Sacrifice/C10 Who Took the Betrothal Gift
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C10 Who Took the Betrothal Gift

As soon as I turned, I heard the window behind me creak as if someone had opened it.

My hair stood on end, and I almost couldn't help but look back.

But I thought of the Grand Matriarch's words and held back, and then I felt a faint wheeze behind my back.

The breath was very close to me, and there was a tingling in my neck, and my scalp felt like it was going to explode.

I wanted to look back, but I didn't dare.

At this moment, I heard a woman's gentle voice say, "Look back, am I good-looking?"

The woman's voice was like goose feathers, making my heart itch. With a buzz in my head, I felt my entire body heat up, and then my consciousness starts to blur.

Just as I was about to turn around, I suddenly heard a rooster crowing. I felt as if I had been struck in the face with a stick, and was instantly awake.

"Good!" The breathing behind me disappeared.

I kept walking, but after just two steps my feet were tangled in grass and I couldn't move a single step.

I knew it must be the ghost woman behind me, so I pinched the rooster to make it scream again.

But the rooster seemed to be dead. No matter how hard I tried, he didn't make a sound.

The feeling of the breath coming from the back of my neck made me feel sick to my stomach.

At this moment, an old woman's voice was heard: Little Waves, where do you want to run off to!

The next moment, I heard a woman screaming in pain.

I shivered with fear and felt the scream enter the room. Then I realized that the fetter was gone from under my feet.

I was so scared that I ran out the door, and when I got home, I found myself drenched in cold sweat.

She was waiting for me when I entered the room. When I saw her, she asked me, "Give me the rooster!"

I handed her the rooster. When the grandma received it, she cried out in alarm. She threw her hands on the ground, and the rooster fell to the ground, flapping its wings.

Where is the rooster's head?

Only then did I notice that although the chicken was constantly jumping, its neck was empty and it had no head.

I took a deep breath and said I didn't know. The rooster was still in my arms.

The Grand Matriarch asked me gloomily: Did something happen at the haunted house?

I told her everything that had happened in the house.

After the Grand Matriarch finished listening, her expression became extremely unsightly.

I asked her what was wrong, and she told me: This is going to be a big trouble!

My heart sank as soon as I heard, and I cried out in alarm: Nanny, don't frighten me.

She told me that the old one must be the mother-in-law of her new daughter-in-law. Since her ghost was also here, it meant that her death was definitely unjust. Their family matters might not be as simple as it was said to be.

I'll talk it over with her, or forget about the affair.

But the Grand Matron told me no, that the betrothal gift had already been given, and that the other party had accepted it. It would be worse if I didn't go. Right now, the most worrying thing was whether the bride was her mother-in-law or the bride.

If that mother-in-law had taken my betrothal gift, it would have been even more troublesome.

I asked her what would happen if my mother-in-law accepted the betrothal gift.

The Grand Matriarch said, whoever accepts the betrothal gift, will form a relationship with me. Old ghosts are hard to deal with, and if the one who has a relationship with me is that old woman, then it would be even harder to fight her than Zhao Quan'er.

When I heard this, all the hairs on my body stood on end. I asked her what would happen to her and whether I would die.

The Grand Matriarch gave me a furtive look and said, If that's the case, then prepare yourself to die at the hands of Zhao Quan'er.

I shivered and began to tremble uncontrollably.

At last she told me that there was no room for redemption, and that it would be better to rest now and prepare for tomorrow night's events.

But that night I didn't sleep at all.

The next day the Grand Matriarch told me to go and buy something for the evening. However, just as I stepped out of the door, I noticed that in front of the door, there was a circle of dogs.

The dogs were big and small, but they all barked at me, as if they didn't want me to go out.

Startled by this display of power, I drew back and asked her what was going on.

The Grand Matriarch was also taken aback. She said that the yin aura on my body was so strong that even a dog could feel it. If I don't make it through tonight, I might not have tomorrow.

These dogs had nothing to fear because of the sun in the day, and if they waited until night, they would be scared off.

So, the Grand Matriarch told me not to go out, just to wait for the evening.

The day was a torture to me.

Finally, in the evening, the Grand Matriarch put on another coat over my clothes. But the coat was made entirely of paper.

The dark blue paper jacket I wore looked like a shroud for a dead body, and it gave me the creeps.

The Grand Matriarch handed me a handful of millet and told me to hold it in her mouth when I entered the house. Don't speak, and don't spit it out.

Finally, she gave me an umbrella and told me to go out with it. Even if I entered the house, I wouldn't close the umbrella.

Before setting off, I felt uneasy, so I asked her if she had a backup plan.

The Grand Matron thought for a moment, then handed me a pair of scissors from the back room.

The scissors were very sharp, as if they had just been sharpened. I asked her, What's the use of this thing against ghosts?

"This isn't meant to be used against ghosts." If you think you can't hold on any longer, it's better to kill yourself with this than to fall into the hands of those three ghosts.

I shivered, thinking, you're sending me to my death.

About ten o'clock in the evening, I went out and found that all the dogs that had surrounded my house during the day were gone.

However, walking around with an umbrella in the middle of the night gave off a strange feeling.

As I approached the door, I popped rice into my mouth, praying that the Grand Matron's plan would work.

Upon entering, he discovered that a small path had been stepped on out of nowhere in the courtyard that had been submerged in weeds.

That road must have been trampled by a lot of people countless times before it was formed. Obviously, this couldn't have been created by me last night.

The grass on both sides of the road had flowers and words of joy hanging from its tips, but they were all white, making one's hair stand on end.

With my heart in my throat, I walked gingerly along the path.

As I walked, I felt that something was wrong with my feet. There was always a rustling sound.

When I lifted my feet to look, I saw paper money stuck to the soles of both feet. I felt a pang in my heart and pulled it all off my feet and threw it away.

However, before he could take two steps, he felt paper money under his feet.

I suddenly lost my confidence. The money of the dead was also known as the money of the dead. The path that the money of the dead paved was called the money of the dead.

I had a feeling that things might not go as well as the Grand Matriarch had said.

Outside the yard, the door to the house was open, and I walked in, trembling.

It was an ordinary house, with two rooms each. In the middle was a living room and a dining room.

There was no light in the room, but the cool light of the moon revealed a rough outline.

I put the umbrella on the headboard and prepared to lie down.

At this moment, he suddenly heard a woman's voice say: "Hubby, you're finally here!"

From the sound of it, it should be the new wife.

According to the Grand Matriarch, at least this wasn't the worst outcome.

I shivered, but I didn't look back.

But I saw in the shadow on the ground a woman with the tips of her feet coming towards me in a nearly bouncing way.

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