Ultimate Scheming System - Chapter 335: A Condition Is a Condition
Chapter 335: A Condition Is a Condition
Translator: Nyoi-Bo Studio Editor: Nyoi-Bo Studio
One bowl for 10,000 taels?
Everyone nearly fainted upon hearing Xu Que’s words.
It had been 1,000 taels earlier on, but now he had increased it tenfold to 10,000 a bowl?
Damn it, if this is the case, how can you still have the cheek to talk about business ethics?
One must be cursed if they believe you!
But then again… what’s up with the Seventh Princess?
Why does she look so blown away? Is this thing really that delicious?
Seventh Princess stood rooted on the spot as she looked at Xu Que, unable to react.
What is wrong with this person?
Didn’t he say that if it was good, I could have it for free and eat as much as I wanted?
But after taking just one bite, it has become 10,000 taels for one bowl?
“Master Xu…Xu Que, what is this for?”
Seventh Princess was a little flustered and confusion was written all over her face.
Xu Que laughed. “Look at your scared expression. I was just joking with you! As I said, one is one and two is two. Honesty is the most important thing. Come, come, come, the whole bowl is for you!”
With that, he gave the Seventh Princess the entire bowl of stinky tofu.
Mostly, he was still thinking of how he could teach the Second Prince a lesson. He couldn’t be bothered with earning taels.
The Second Prince was shocked too. He couldn’t understand what secrets this black-looking sh*t held. Why had the Seventh Princess worn such a euphoric expression after eating it? Could it really be that delicious?
“Seventh Sister, are you sure this is delicious?” the Second Prince asked as he looked at the Seventh Princess.
She nodded her head with a bitter laugh. “Second Brother, this is amazing… after eating it, it seems like my Soul Strength has increased!”
With that, all the princes’ expressions changed!
Increasing Soul Strength!
No wonder the Eighth Elder had regarded this with so much respect. It was a precious concoction!
All of them finally understood as they looked at the pot of stinky tofu again, a passionate expression in their eyes.
“Second Fatty, what’s up now? Now that your sister has tried it for herself, do you still not admit defeat? Are you trying to go back on your word? Can you really be that shameless?” Xu Que said smugly as he looked at the Second Prince.
The prince’s face muscles twitched as he opened his mouth and said, “since when did I say I wanted to go back—”
Before he could finish, Xu Que interrupted him. “One must be honest! Look at how I used my words earlier on. I didn’t take a single cent from your sister and even offered her a bowl of delicacies worth 10,000 taels for free. Are you not ashamed in the face of my gratitude?”
The Second Prince rolled his eyes. He had had no intention of going back on his words. “I…”
Xu Que interrupted him again, shaking his head. “Stop finding excuses. You’ve already lost this bet, if you’re a man then admit defeat! Don’t be wishy-washy!”
“Just announce if you have lost! Yes or no, yes or no?”
“Yes what? Look at your reluctant face, you obviously do not accept the outcome. That won’t do. If you do not speak with honesty, how will you be Emperor in future?”
Second Prince was shocked, his face filled with disbelief.
He had had no intention of going back on his words at all, especially in front of so many commoners. He wanted to establish an image of someone who would fit the Crown Prince position, someone who would act according to their words and follow through with promises.
However, he had had no idea that before he could say anything, Xu Que would portray him as a dishonest person.
With Xu Que’s words, the commoners thought that the prince really wanted to go back on his own words. The Second Prince could see for himself why they would think that way.
After a while, Second Prince finally got a grip of himself and said angrily, “I have never said I am going to go back on my words, stop spouting rubbish!”
“Alright, alright, since you’ve realized your mistake and admitted defeat, it shows my words hadn’t fallen on deaf ears. You need to take note in future, do not wait for others to remind you!” Xu Que nodded in sincerity, almost as if the Second Prince was a worthy student and he himself a gratified teacher.
The Second Prince almost spat out blood out as he stared angrily at Xu Que.
Before he could say anything, Xu Que cut in again. “Here, it is now time to discuss the residence you owe me!”
The Second Prince opened his eyes wide. “Since when do I owe you a residence?”
Xu Que blinked and said with a grin, “didn’t you promise me something if you lost? My condition is a residence, 3,000 beautiful women and countless treasures, that is all!”
Vulgar, too vulgar!
All the princes wore of a look of contempt upon hearing that.
They had expected him to ask for some treasures for his cultivation—but they hadn’t expected him to ask for a house, women and money.
As a cultivator, how could his mind be filled with such vulgar thoughts?
Of course, these were only the thoughts of the princes. For the commoners, Xu Que’s request was perfectly reasonable.
A residence, many beautiful women and countless wealth… what difference was there between that and an Emperor? They were filled with envy!
Without anyone noticing, Buttface had taken over the oil pot and grabbed hold of a pair of huge chopsticks. As he fiddled with the oil pot, he said smugly, “brat, you are too shameless! Coming up with such terms, you have no foresight at all… you should have just asked him for the whole Metal Nation!”
Everyone’s mouths twitched upon hearing Buttface’s words. They looked at him in disgust, but no one was willing to criticize him.
Second Prince ignored Buttface’s words as he stared coldly at Xu Que. “I promised you one condition,” he said in a bantering voice, “but you have stated three conditions!”
“Oh, you’re right, that is my mistake indeed. A condition is a condition. Allow me to rephrase!” Xu Que accepted his mistake modestly.
“Sure!” The Second Prince nodded.
Xu Que said, “then I want a residence that is filled with many beautiful women and countless riches!”
Everyone was silent.
What damn difference was there?
Hadn’t he just combined a few sentences into one?
This works too? F*ck, brother you are good!
Everyone had assumed that Xu Que would change his condition or reduce it, but they hadn’t expected him to be this smart!
Second Prince squinted and said with a cold laugh, “since you insist on such requests, then I can satisfy you for sure!”
To him, Xu Que’s request wasn’t too much. In fact, he could easily follow through with it.
Xu Que smiled and asked, “what if you can’t?”
“I will definitely do it!” The Second Prince was incredibly confident.
“No, I don’t really believe you unless you write a written agreement and promise that if you cannot do it, you will bequeath all your wealth to me!”
“Hehe, you really are a petty person. It is but a written agreement, I shall satisfy you!”
Second Prince gave another cold laugh as he looked at Xu Que with hatred in his eyes.
He then waved his hand and a man brought over some paper, pen and ink. He immediately wrote down the agreement.