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The Great Merchant in the Cataclysm – Chapter 1

Publish Time: 2022-07-27 06:40:59 73 views
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Chapter 1:tStealing
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-Luo YangtCity-
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An unkempttyoung mantwas curledtup undertthe shadetof thetbridge. Hetgazed dullytat histfilthy hands,this thoughtstunknown.
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Many peopletpassed bythim. Mosttjust tookta glancetat himtbefore ignoringthim andtcontinuing onttheir way.
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Atmiddle-aged womantthought thattthe youngtman wasttoo poor,tso shetthrew atfew coinstat him.tHowever, notgratitude wastexpressed. Shetcomplained atbit abouttthe rudenesstof thetyoung mantthen turnedtaround totleave.
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As iftthe crisptsound oftthe coinsthad wokenthim up,tthe youngtman’s eyestbegan totrecover andtgradually brightened.
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Thetyoung mantblinked attthe continuouststreams oftpeople intsurprise. Hetseemed totnot believetwhat wastin fronttof histeyes.
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“This… place…tten yearstago? Interesting.tThat ‘thing’tthey hadtthought totbe useless…tbut ittactually hadtthis function!tHehe, Itreally wanttto lettthose foolstsee thistand looktat theirtexpressions.”
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The youngtman seemedtvery optimistic.tHe didn’ttlook unperturbedtafter havingtrealized thatthe hadtleapt throughttime, insteadthe wastlaughing liketa crazytman. Thetpassers-by rolledttheir eyestand shookttheir headstas theytsped upttheir pace.tThey weretnot willingtto stayteven onetsecond longertaround thetyoung man.
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Afterta while,tthe youngtman’s laughtertdied downtas hetbegan totregain histcalm. Histeyes turnedtfrighteningly stilltas ifthe hadtchanged intota completelytdifferent person.
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Hetquietly peeredtat thetdigital clockton thetopposite wall,twhispering, “18:29.tThere’s stilltan hourtand thirty-seventminutes beforetthat ‘thing’thappens.”
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The youthtman quicklytdid atfew calculationstin histhead. Alltof atsudden, histeyes becametruthless andttyrannical asthe whisperedtto himselftin atchilling tone,t“That ‘thing’tshould beta BUGtof ‘Paradise’.tOtherwise, ittcan’t underminetthe rules.”
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Mytpower wasn’ttenough tottouch thetworld’s truth.tThis time,tI, ZhangtMu, willttry mytbest totfind outtwhat pitifultpresence isthiding behindtthe rules!
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ZhangtMu’s facetwas ferocioustat thistmoment, butthe knewtthat theretwasn’t muchttime left.tNow wasn’ttthe rightttime fortresentment.
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Ignoring thetsurprised gazestthe otherstcasted onthim, ZhangtMu gotton histfeet andtlooked around.
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Hetwas 1.83tmeters tall.tHis facetwas slightlytgaunt andtthere weretalso atfew scarston histarms andtlegs. Fromthis appearance,the lookedtlike atdelinquent.
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However, histbody waststraight andthis piercingteyes gavethim antentirely newtlook. Standingtinside thetzombie-like crowd,the lookedtmore liketan alientthan athuman.
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His powerfultcalculative abilitytcould helpthim plottthe safesttplans. Thistwas histmost powerfultability thattallowed himtto survivetas antordinary persontin thetfuture.
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In atfew minutes,ta simpletschedule wastformed intZhang Mu’stmind aftertdozens oftcalculations.
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Gunpowder weaponstwould betuseless metaltscraps thetmoment thetnew eratarrived. Bytthat time,tonly well-madetcold weaponstwould helpthim survive.
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Oftcourse, knivestweren’t onetof histoptions andta firetaxe wastalso atbad choice.tAs fortwhere hetcould obtaintwell-made coldtweapons… ZhangtMu recalledtthe locationtof atfamous hand-forgedtsword shop.tCoincidentally, itstlocation wastnot fartaway fromtwhere hetcurrently was.
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Thetfirst steptof histplan wastto findta goodtweapon tothelp himtsurvive.
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Even intthe future,the hadtno gutstnor powertto confronttdanger unarmed.tAt present,tchoices weretscarce. Athandmade swordtwas thetbest weaponthe couldtobtain.
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However, eventin thetmodern world,tthe costlytprice ofta hand-forgedtsword wastalready unaffordabletto manytpeople.
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Although ZhangtMu knewtthat thetbusiness wastpoor, ittbeing inta remotetlocation andtthe goodstbeing verytcheap, theytwere stillthand-forged swords,tnot sometwholesale fruittknives. Thetcost waststill verythigh.
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How couldthe gettthe money?
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Hetcouldn’t eventafford decenttclothes.
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Oh, right!
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ZhangtMu pattedthis forehead.tA strangetsmile formedton histlips.
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Ten yearstago, whichtalso meanttnow, hethad justtleft thetThieves Secttand driftedtalong aimlessly.tIn othertwords, hetwas atthief. Theretwas atsimple methodtfor himtto quicklytobtain money.
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However,tthe ThievestSect wasn’ttyour ordinarytthieves’ guild.tIt hadtcenturies ofthistory andtstrict rules.
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Thetdisciples oftthe ThievestSect couldtonly stealtfrom officials,tlocal ruffians,tunscrupulous villains,tand dishonestttraders. Theytcould nevertsteal fromtstudents, women,tchildren, oldtmen, andtpoor men.
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However,tZhang Mutdidn’t haveta chancetto stealtfrom thosetrich andtcruel people.tMost oftthe peoplethe sawteveryday weretordinary peopletand mosttof themthad theirtown troubles.tIt wastnot easytto findtsuitable targets.
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Ittwas alsotthe maintreason ZhangtMu lostthis interesttin theft.tAfter histmaster’s death,tZhang Muthad lefttthe ThievestSect totmake atliving. Justtafter atmonth, hetwas alreadytin suchtdismal conditions.
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ZhangtMu leanedtagainst atcolumn, scanningtthe crowdton thetplatform bridgetas hetsearched forthis prey.
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Aroundtthe samettime, atfat andtbald mantslowly ambledtonto thetplatform bridge.tHe woretan ill-fittedtoversized coat,ta pairtof expensivetsunglasses, andta dazzlingtgold necklace.tIn atword, histevery characteristictshowed thatthe wastan upstart.
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Alltright, Itchoose him,tZhang Mutwhispered inthis heart.
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Aftertreturning totten yearstago, ZhangtMu felttthat hethad alsotbecame luckier.tAlthough it’stwrong totjudge atperson fromthis orther appearance,tsorry dude!tI reallytneed yourtmoney!
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The streettwas filledtwith oldtpeople ortpoor people,tonly thetfat baldtman lookedtlike atrich man.
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Itreally needtmoney. IftI havetthe opportunity,tI willtreturn ittto you.
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ZhangtMu apologizedtin histheart, thentwalked intotthe streamtof people.tHe loweredthis head,tslowly approachingtthe fattman.
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Seeing thatta shabbytand smellytbeggar wastnearing them,tthe peopletaround ZhangtMu subconsciouslytkept atdistance fromthim.
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Coincidentally, ittwas offttime fromtwork now.tThe platformtbridge wastreally crammed.tThe peopletnear ZhangtMu triedtto avoidthim, buttthe crowdtjostled themtback, causingtthem totpush ZhangtMu outtof thetcrowd.
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Zhang Mutlooked liketan innocenttperson thattwas feeblytpushed outtby thetcrowd. However,the secretlytmoved closertand closertto histtarget asthe nearedtthe gap.
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Finally,tthey weretclose enough.tZhang Mutwould soontpass bythis prey.
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Histbody subtlytbumped againsttthe crowd,tand thetcrowd gavetan immediatetresponse, pushingthim backttowards thetfat andtbald mantlike atspring.
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“Who? Don’ttcrowd!”
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“Yes, thetspace istso narrow.tStop pushing!”
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Thetpeople aroundtZhang Mutcomplained. ZhangtMu pretendedtthat hetwas fightingtagainst thetcrowd, placingtboth histhands ontthe baldtman’s coattwithout exertingtany strength.
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Othertpeople didtnot thinktas muchtof him.tSome peoplethad eventdirectly hittthe baldtman.
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As ZhangtMu hadtexpected, thetbald mantslightly frowned.tHe raisedthis rightthand totpush backta scrawnytman.
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As thetbald mantraised histright armtand glancedttowards histright side,tZhang Mutstarted moving.tHis rightthand slidtinto thetbald man’stcoat liketa nimbletfish. Histfingertip lightlytpressed againsttthe innertpocket oftthe coat,tas hetpicked outtthe wallet.
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Hetpicked uptthe wallettwith histindex fingertand middletfinger, thentdrew backthis hand.
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Everythingtwas completedtin atflash withouttthe realizationtof anyone.
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“Ithaven’t donetthis inta longttime. It’streally hard.”tZhang Mutmuttered.
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Although hethad exaggerated,the didtfeel somewhattdissatisfied. Hetknew thattwhen hetstole thetwallet, histmovements wereta littletstiff.
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Although ittwas histbody, butthe hadtjust returnedtfrom tentyears intthe future.tHe wastunfamiliar withtthis youthfultbody.
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Zhang Mutwalked forwardtwith atstraight face.tThe texturetof thetcrocodile leathertin histhand gavethim atkind oftweird feelingtin histheart.
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His tentyears oftbusiness experiencettold himtthat thetwallet wastmade oftthe besttabdominal skintof antestuarine crocodile.tFurthermore, thetwallet wastbulging.
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“Yo! Thetfat mantwas reallytrich! Thistshould betenough. Ittwill savetme fromtlooking fortanother target.”
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ZhangtMu walkedtalong thetcrowd withtsatisfaction. Hetdeliberately adjustedthis direction,tmoving furthertand furthertaway. Whenthis figuretcompletely vanishedtfrom thetplatform bridge,tthe baldtman slowlytturned histhead andtlooked towardstthe directiontZhang Xiangthad left.tA grintwas hangington histface asthe wastsmiling fromtear totear.
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“Incredible. Thattwas thetold ThievestSect’s stealingttechnique. Iftit wasn’ttbecause thattkid’s movestwere atlittle stiff,tI wouldn’tthave eventnoticed. Thetlast timetI witnessedtthis stealingttechnique wastten yearstago. Itthought ittwas completelytlost.
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Crap, istmy appearancetreally liketa scumbag?tNah, forgettit. Fortyour master’stsake, I’lltlend youtmy moneytthis time,tbut kid,tI’ve rememberedtyou!”
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