The doctor looked at Fang Qiu in surprise, asking, “Is this also the treatment from Chinese Medicine?”
“There are so many Chinese Medicine treatments, and this is one of them,” Fang Qiu said.
“Chinese Medicine is not as weak as I thought.” The doctor nodded his head and added, “How about this? Let me treat you to a meal. I’m getting more and more curious about Chinese Medicine because of you. I’d like you to tell me more about it if I may.”
“Not today, I’m afraid. I got something else to do.” Fang Qiu smiled and shook his head. “Maybe next time.”
Then Fang Qiu left the hospital with Jiang Miaoyu.
When they went back to the hotel, Fang Qiu found that only three of the people who got into the final of Jiangjing were at the same school as him. He didn’t know the rest of the contestants.
Besides, Fang Qiu just knew that this hotel was specially prepared for the contestants from all over the country by CCTV.
Jiang Mengjie did not get into the final because she had only been studying Chinese Medicine for a year and did not have any background in traditional Chinese Medicine, so she failed.
Many people were also surprised by the generosity of the arrangement of the CCTV program.
There were over three hundred people. Each one had their own room. So the program had booked the entire hotel. It was an enormous amount of money in terms of accommodation.
“Have you unpacked your stuff?” Jiang Miaoyu asked when they reached the hotel.
“No.” Fang Qiu shrugged and said, “I just arrived this morning and went straight to you.”
“We were told that we were here to record the first two shows with 340 contestants. Only 100 people would be able to advance to the next round in the first episode. And 50 of them would get into the next round in the second episode. It’ll take three days to record the show. And we’ve spent two days coming here in advance, so we’ll be here for a week.”
Jiang Miaoyu said after doing the math, “Although this is a fine hotel, we won’t have any cleaning services in the next seven days because they just book the entire hotel.”
“Okay.” Fang Qiu smiled.
As they spoke, they had reached the fourth floor, in front of Fang Qiu’s hotel room.
“Let me help you clean up your room.” When Fang Qiu opened the door, Jiang Miaoyu walked straight in.
As soon as she entered the room, she saw that he didn’t even open his case.
Therefore, Jiang Miaoyu immediately went up and took out all the things in the case and put them away.
“I put the slippers in your bedside table and towels in the bathroom, okay?” Jiang Miaoyu had already started to help unpack Fang Qiu’s package.
“It’s okay. I can do this myself. You don’t have to do it.” Fang Qiu came forward with a smile, grabbing Jiang Miaoyu’s hand. “It’s time to have dinner. Let’s go.”
Then Fang Qiu took Jiang Miaoyu out of the room.
In the meantime, a flight from Jiangjing arrived at the capital airport.
A man in a black coat, dressed like Neo in The Matrix, walked out of the airport.
He was wearing sunglasses and smoking a cigar, which made him look quite haughty.
It was no one else but He Gaoming.
“Great, I’m sure no one would recognize me when I dress like this.”
Looking up at the sky, He Gaoming thought to himself as he smoked the cigar.
Actually, he came to the capital to sell the Earth Treasure for Fang Qiu.
Someone contacted him that there was a quite famous auction house in the capital that wanted to auction Earth Treasures without any commission.
That was why he came to the capital with three Earth Treasures.
“I got three Earth Treasures in me. I would be beaten the shit out of me if anyone knew my location. The handover starts tomorrow. I need to be more cautious tonight.” He Gaoming thought to himself.
He Gaoming walked out of the airport.
“The eastern part of the city, please.” He got in a cab and leave the airport.
“Baoyi Auction!” He Gaoming beamed.
He had done some research before. This auction house was quite powerful all over the country.
Capital Baoyi International Auction House was one of the top ten auction houses in Huaxia. Relying on its strong financial strength and industrial chain, as well as its extremely forward-looking strategic development ideas, this company determined to become an international prime auction house. With the development of over a decade, it managed to become one of the top 10 auction houses in Huaxia and also gained in popularity all over the world.
However, Baoyi Auction House didn’t just auction antiques, paintings, and porcelain which were popular with many people, it also did business in the martial arts world.
Therefore, the news that John Doe was going to sell Earth Treasures attracted a lot of the company’s interest. Earth Treasures could not only bring them more martial arts clients but could also help them take their place in the martial arts world. If they were recognized by the practitioners, they might be able to take charge of all the auctions in the martial arts world.
He Gaoming knew that Baoyi Auction House was quite powerful, so he rushed to the capital with three Earth Treasures.
The auction house was located in the eastern part of the city, so He Gaoming directly went there without wandering around in other places, for the fear that any accident might happen.
He Gaoming went straight to the hotel he had booked in advance as soon as he arrived in the eastern part of the city.
“It’s pretty good.” After looking at the room, He Gaoming realized that it was now more than two o’clock in the afternoon, and he hadn’t had breakfast yet.
Therefore, he went downstairs and headed for the hotel restaurant.
He couldn’t just leave the Earth Treasures in his room, so he decided to take them with him. However, it would be unsafe if he wandered around. Thus, the hotel restaurant would be the best option for him.
He Gaoming had arrived at the entrance of the restaurant, ready to walk in. Suddenly, someone appeared in front of him.
He Gaoming paused for a while the moment he saw the man.
The man had long hair like the Beatles, with half of it dyed silver. His face was covered with acne scars. His eyes were sunken in a way that made people feel uncanny.
He Gaoming’s heartbeat began to race as he saw the man cause he could clearly feel the mercilessly murderous intent from the man.
Without any hesitation, He Gaoming immediately turned and ready to run as if he didn’t see the man at all.
But as soon as he turned around, he froze.
Another man in the same outfit appeared in front of him, making him feel as if he were looking in a mirror.
But taking a closer look, he found that they didn’t resemble each other except for their outfits. This person didn’t make people feel intimidating at all.
“What can I do for you, sir?” He Gaoming asked, smiling.
Apart from that, he couldn’t feel anything from them.
In other words, both of them were more powerful than him, and they were not even on the same level.
Under the circumstances, there was no way he could defeat them. What was worse, escape seemed impossible.
“Pitter-patter…” Without replying to He Gaoming, the two of them started walking towards him at the same time.
“Can we just talk this out, guys?” He Gaoming became a little anxious.
While observing the environment around him, He Gaoming started to channel his internal Qi, ready to run away.
Before he could break out, these two guys just accelerated and came right up.
He Gaoming went straight into a tunnel next to the restaurant, running like hell.
As a result, he found that there was no way out after he ran for a while.
Only then did he realize that it was a dead end. At the end of the road, there was a toilet with no window at all.
In desperation, He Gaoming jumped straight up and opened the maintenance channel on the roof of the toilet, trying to get away from it.
However, he was too slow.
Before he could crawl into the tunnel, the two men rushed into the toilet. Each one grabbed his leg, pulled him straight out of the tunnel, and fiercely kicked him in the chest at the same time.
“Bang!” He Gaoming, who was being flung away, directly smashed a door of the toilet.
“Gentlemen, Gentlemen,” He Gaoming reached out his hand in front of his chest to stop them. “We’re all martial arts practitioners, right? There’s no need to be so cruel. You can just tell me what you want. It’s a bit inappropriate to just beat someone without even giving a reason. You guys are fifth-class Martial Superiors. If word spread, you would be ashamed for bullying someone weaker than you.”
The two of them froze.
The cold man continued to step forward but was caught by the other man when he was about to hit He Gaoming again.
“Give us the Earth Treasures, then we will spare your life,” The other man said.
“Earth Treasure?” He Gaoming paused for a while and asked, “What Earth Treasure?”
“You’re digging your own grave!” The cold man rushed forward and kicked on He Gaoming’s chest.
He was so powerful that it was impossible for He Gaoming to take that blow.
“Puff!” Blood spurted from his mouth. He Gaoming painfully gritted his teeth, wiped the blood on his mouth, then struck the ground with both hands.
“Pow!” There was a huge sound.
He Gaoming stood up and said to them, “When a pig is about to be killed, it struggles. Even if I can’t beat you, you can’t just treat me worse than a pig. Do you seriously think I will just take that?”
“Son of a bitch, you want to fight? Let’s fight!”
He Gaoming roared, bursting out all his internal Qi in an instant. He ferociously rushed towards the two men like a crazy bull.
However, he was too weak.
“Pow.” As soon as he moved, he was kicked by both of them at the same time again, flung back into the toilet, and landed on a closed toilet.
“It didn’t hurt at all!” He Gaoming stood up and said, “Come on, kill me if you can.”
Then he rushed out again, but was kicked back, and so on and so forth.
He Gaoming’s resistance had no effect.
“Ka-chow!” After being hit several times in a row, a toilet broke.
A flow of water spurted out. He Gaoming, who had been kicked into the toilet again, spurted so much blood. Although he was not bruised, he did not have the strength to stand up anymore.
“It didn’t hur… ” He Gaoming was still struggling to get up.
“Pow.” There was a sharp crack. They slapped him on the head.
Then the two men fumbled in his body and took away three Earth Treasures hidden in three different places in He Gaoming’s body.