Chapter 332: Headquarters
Somewhere in Dragon Clouds City.
This was a dim passage. Only one solitary Everlasting Lamp could be found, and it barely illuminated the mud walls on both sides. The walls were so mottled and old they looked like they would collapse at any moment.
A youngster sat silently by this Everlasting Lamp. He was staring at a dagger in his hand. The narrow passage could only allow two people to go through, and it looked like a crack wedged between two walls. The ground was covered in dust, and it seemed like nobody had been there for a while.
'This is a secret underground passage hidden beneath the chess room's cellar. To think they were able to build this,' the youngster thought.
'But I play chess here every month. Why haven't the Archduchess' Guards responsible for searching and clearance discovered this place? Furthermore… when this place was chosen, Nicholas must have examined its history long ago?'
*Thump, thump, thump…*
The sound of footsteps travel