In a world full of ghosts I became a witch - Chapter 1
Chapter 1 Patient:
“Lu Yi Bei.”
What does he mean by all eighteen?
The doctor who was currently looking down at the medical report furrowed his eyebrows.
Raising his head to stare at the young man with a look of bewilderment while suppressing the thoughts in his heart.
“Then could you first tell me the situation?” inquired the doctor.
Lu Yi Bei nodded, “Ok then.”
“I actually think there is a problem with my eyes, I always see strange things.”
“Strange things? Then does your eyes hurt?”
“It doesn’t hurt…”
“Any symptoms like itchiness, discomfort in bright light or teariness?”
The doctor questioned in a professional tone,While flipping through Lu yi bei’s past medical records.
After looking through the medical record, he furrowed his eyebrows.
“It says here that you were involved in a car crash and had to do a corneal transplant. Did you consider the possibility of it being side effects of the surgery and get it checked out?” questioned the doctor.
“I have already gotten it checked. Here’s the test and diagnostics report.” Lu yi bei replied while taking out the test and diagnostic papers and handed it over to the doctor.
The doctor frowned, after carefully going through the entire test and diagnostics report.
From the results of the test and diagnostics report.
Not only were there no signs of lesions and infections.
His eyes also recovered speedily, compared to other cases of corneal transplant and was considered as one of the best case scenarios.
“That’s strange. The report shows that everything should be fine. How about you be a little more specific on what exactly you saw?” questioned the doctor.
“Must I say it?” Lu yi bei’s eyes looked left and right as he spoke, gulping down his saliva looking slightly nervous.
The doctor showed a gentle smile and reassured, ”young man you don’t need to be afraid I have no ill intentions. This is just the standard procedure for doctors to diagnose the patient. So I have to understand your condition first.”
I’m alread not too scared of it anymore, I’m just worried that you will be scared if I say it.
Lu yi bei thought to himself and then sighed lightly.
“Okay then, since you insist on knowing I will tell you!”
“I said I see strange things all the time but it occurs randomly. When it occurs, I see dark figures that appear to be like shadows.”
“Also sometimes I will also hear strange voices…”
“What kind of shadows and voices?” Interrupted the doctor.
“Errr… Most of the shadows are very blurry and hard to see. They also don’t appear very much when it’s day time, while appearing more often at night. If I describe it, it’s as if seeing someone beside or behind me but when I turn to look it’s as if I saw a shadow pass by and I then would not be able to find it anymore. As for the voices…”
“Hold on a minute!”
The more and more the doctor listened the more he thought something was amiss.
Therefore he once again interrupted Lu Yi Bei.
“Hold on after listening to your story doesn’t it sound like what you met were… ghosts?”
Lu Yi Bei furrowed his eyebrows, after hearing such an unexpected response by the doctor.
He responded coldly, “Doctor this is a hospital. I came here seeking a medical diagnosis not some superstitious nonsense on what I experienced please refrain from saying such superstitions, you’re making me very scared.”
The doctor scratched his head shyly and apologized, “My apologies, that was unprofessional of me.”
It’s all because in recent years, there were many rumors circulating around about there being ghosts.
Making people always talk about such things, after hearing his story on what he witnessed.
The doctor subconsciously associated it as him witnessing what the rumors were talking about.
Thinking about that the doctor chuckled to himself, “Go ahead and continue with what you were saying. Also seeing double images is a common after effect of a corneal transplant, but from your laboratory test and diagnosis report. The probability of the cause being caused by pathological factors is relatively low. So there’s a possibility of it being related to psychological or other factors.”
The so-called other factors refers to the phenomenon of residual optic nerve memory under specific conditions. Which will result in the corneal transplant patient seeing some things the donor saw.
However this will gradually disappear over time.
The doctor took that as a possibility of the cause of Lu yi bei seeing strange shadows. However it should be mentioned that there wasn’t enough scientific evidence to prove that this was not just a theory.
“There is also the possibility of the latter…” muttered the doctor.
The doctor pondered for a few seconds before asking, “Are the shadows blurry and unrecognizable? Or can you see them clearly?”
If he could see them clearly, then the probability of it being the latter case being the cause would be relatively high.
“Yes but is it necessary for me to say it?” Asked Lu Yi Bei hesitantly.
If he told the doctor what he saw, wouldn’t what happened last time repeat itself?
At the last hospital I visited so as to get a diagnosis of my condition got me kicked out after describing what I saw. Lu Yi Bei thought to himself.
The doctor made a warm gesture to Lu Yi Bei before saying, “Please be my guest.”
“Ok then since you insist I will describe it!”
Lu Yi Bei took a deep breath and calmed his emotions down, “I’ve seen it clearly three times. The first time was late at night, I was hungry and decided to go out to eat kebabs. At a crossroads I saw a young lady wearing a yellow floral dress, who was followed by a yellow and white corgi which was the size of a minivan. In a blink of an eye she mounted on top of the dog and before I knew it she flew up into the night sky.”
“Haahaahaa!” The doctor was amused by the ridiculous story told by Lu Yi Bei, he was originally a bit nervous but after hearing the story told by Lu Yi Bei he calmed down a bit.
“Young man, have you also heard about the rumors of magical girls being inside our city? But you know those are just rumors, are they not?”
“Of course I have heard such rumors, but I didn’t take them seriously. Also how does that have to do with what I witnessed?”
“Of course it has to do with what you’re seeing.” The doctor said with a smile and continued to talk, “Things you often think about may affect the double image that you see.”
Lu Yi Bei “…”
So what you are telling me is that what I witnessed was all in my head, a fiction of my imagination?
I am not mentally ill! Thought Lu Yi Bei.
“Didn’t you say you saw it three times? Could you describe the other two times you experienced it?” the doctor continued to question.
“Five days ago when it was raining I was in the men’s locker room bathhouse of the school when. I ran into one of the school’s senior’s girl and as soon as she saw me she turned around and ran away.”
“You bumped into a senior school girl in the men’s locker room…” The doctor furrowed his eyebrows and continued questioning, “She must have gone into the wrong locker room and happened to bump into you. She must have been embarrassed for going into the wrong locker room, so she ran away isn’t that a normal response?”
Isn’t that the normal response after going into the wrong locker room?
It seems that there is a high likelihood this child is just too nervous, resulting in him misinterpreting what he saw as a strange occurrence.
Just as I suspected, how is it possible to see so many strange occurrences?
The doctor thought to himself, emmm just take a sip of tea and relax.
“Of course there’s a problem!” Lu Yi Bei raised his voice and gestured in a shape of a circle with both of his hands, “Her head fell to the floor and she turned around and ran away without even attempting to pick it up. How is there not a problem?”
The doctor imagined the scene described by Lu yi bei and felt a chill behind his back.
The hand that just took up the tea cup shivered, making the tea spill onto himself soaking his clothes.
“Then what did you…”
“Of course I called the police! In that scenario what would you do? Do you still need to consider your options? Normal people will all call the police won’t they?” replied Lu Yi Bei.
The doctor “…” Normal people would probably panic after seeing such a scene and run away right?
“Then… then what happened afterwards?” asked the doctor.
“Ugh… please don’t remind me of what happened next.” Lu Yi Bei sighed, “After the police arrived I took them to the men’s locker room, but the place where the senior schoolgirl’s head was supposed to be but it was gone. All that was left was a cute pink hairpin with a white polka dot design.”
The doctor’s mouth twitched a bit after hearing him say that.
There wasn’t a need for you to be so observant and specific on such an insignificant thing right?
The doctor then inquired, “Maybe you could have mistook what you saw?”
“I also think that might be a possibility but the police don’t think that’s the case they suggested that I got a loose screw and suggested that I go to a hospital and get it checked.”
One thing’s for certain you definitely have a loose screw.
“And the last time I saw it was just now this time it was even more unnerving I still feel terrified even when thinking back now. When I entered the hospital I heard someone muttering something and from what I heard I could guess that he was diagnosed with lung cancer while looking at him my vision blurred I saw on his body grew a huge tumor that was emitting thick smoke! Oh and he was in that…”
Shut up you mess of a human being!
After hearing Lu Yi Bei say that strange things were happening even in the hospital the doctor just couldn’t take it anymore.
“Cough cough, wait a second stop what you’re saying little boy this is a hospital please be a little more serious don’t joke around and scare people like that.”
Does this guy have brain damage!? This patient is too scary!
Unless there really is…
No no no! How is that possible!
The doctor shook his head, throwing out the thoughts that had arisen from his heart.
I have received higher education and am also a dang member, I can not be influenced by such heresy by this boy.
“Look at me, do I seem like I’m joking?” asked Lu Yi Bei.
The doctor looked at Lu Yi Bei’s face, his expression was very solemn and serious.
There wasn’t a trace of him joking around at all.
“Cough cough since you always see those… see those strange scenes don’t you get scared?”
Lu Yi Bei responded expressionlessly, “Afraid? How is it possible to not be scared! It scared me to death!”
When Lu Yi Bei first started seeing these strange events he indeed was really scared, at first he thought he was going to go crazy.
However he didn’t expect himself to still be sane up until now with no signs of mental illness.
At most he would occasionally see strange shadows flash by the streets, at night he would hear glass balls bouncing upstairs and in the middle of the night the sound of water flowing coming from the bathroom.
While trying to sleep, Lu Yi Bei would hear someone sigh and other similar sounds.
It wasn’t too big of a deal anyways, I just have to endure it!
It wasn’t as if there was another option after all life still has to go on.
Even if you were scared you still have to move on with life.
While talking Lu Yi Bei rolled up his sleeves revealing his arms. “Look there’s goosebumps all over my body.”
“You’re lying, you’re telling me that’s the expression of someone who’s scared?”
“Hey! That is also one of my illnesses.”
Lu Yi Bei sighed
“You’ve already looked at my medical report. You should know by now, that the injury causing me to have to go do an eye transplant was the result of a car accident. If you flip two pages ahead you will see that I have another illness.”
The doctor picked up the medical report once again, flipping two pages forward after reading that page he couldn’t help but be taken aback.
Unresponsive facial muscle weakness due to a torn dislocation of the mandibular ligament?
Doesn’t that mean he has facial paralysis?
No wonder his expression did not change ever since he came in.
“Doctor it doesn’t matter if my facial paralysis can’t be cured. It’s no big deal, however the problem I want solved is the problem regarding my eyes seeing strange things. In your opinion, is there a cure?” asked Lu Yi Bei.
There’s no cure, can’t be helped please go back!
The doctor really wanted to swear, at the most problematic patient he has ever dealt with in his entire career.
But he still kept it to himself, as that wouldn’t be professional of him.
“Haha!” The doctor still maintained a smile.
“Little boy, there’s no need to worry. I have a general understanding of your condition, since you don’t seem to have any pathological symptoms then we have to consider it maybe being a psychological problem. How about I help you make an appointment and you go upstairs to get it checked out?”
Skillfully giving troublesome patients to other departments is one of the skills of a veteran doctor.
“You mean get it checked by the psychiatric department?” inquired Lu Yi Bei.
“Uhhh yes I want to hand you to the psychiatric department…”
The doctor smiled stiffly.
“However little boy don’t worry, mental illness is not incurable as long as you follow the treatment they prescribe for you…”
“No need.” Lu Yi Bei shook his head.
“I just previously escaped from there to get here.”
What did he do to escape from there?
I believed in your lies and after all the talking back and forth.
In the end it turns out you were just a mental patient after all?!
1. if I translated the last part literally it means she dropped her head and ran but that’s also a phrase in chinese for running away immediately but i’m pretty sure the protagonist meant it literally but the doctor mistaked it for ran away immediately↵
2. not sure whats a dang member↵
The web novel has gender bender but it doesnt happen for the first 34 chapters so yeah.
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