Your Majesty, Please Behave Yourself - Chapter 14
So, the Empress was trying to recruit him!
Licinius suddenly understood. Although the empress in front of him seemed to be powerful, but the timing of her ascension to the throne was actually very hasty. Her foundation is quite shaky and she hadn’t had the time to gain control over most royal forces.
As a result, too many powerful families and plutocrats have appeared in the current noble faction in the capital.
Those people are the ones who now hold the lifeline of Brentania.
Her Majesty the Empress has to face multiple parties in the political arena at the same time. It could be said that she’s facing enemies on all sides.
Isolated and helpless
There is only one way to solve the current dilemma.
Only by having a large number of talents who are loyal to herself can she gradually grasp the right to speak.
“Valerius Licinius, you are a smart person. From the look in your eyes just now, I can see that you know exactly what my intentions are.” The Empress said lightly.
“Your Majesty chose me because I meet your conditions. Although I was born in a noble family, my relationship with the family is not harmonious. As long as I am loyal to you, you can give me your support and I can return to the family’s inner circle step by step. In turn, you can gain a subordinate and have the support of the Valerius family.”
Licinius rubbed his brows and sighed, “Is that the case? Among the nobles in the capital, people from the noble faction are everywhere. It shouldn’t be easy for you to trust someone.”
After hiding for ten months, they were finally noticed.
Sure enough, in this world of swords and magic, many things cannot be hidden after all.
His actions will be noticed sooner or later.
But what he didn’t expect was that he actually attracted the attention of the Empress!
‘Why are my charms so great?’
The admiration in the Empress’ eyes grew stronger and stronger, “Of course, you are good enough. If you did not perform well in the hijacking incident, or lost yourself in the seven deadly sins, exposing your sins, I wouldn’t have thought to recruit you.”
‘Among the seven deadly sins, the sin of lust is the most irrelevant.’
‘Your original sin is lust, it just means you are attracted to women.’
‘Who is not lustful?’
‘And lust is the easiest issue to solve.’
‘This Empress considers herself the most beautiful woman in the world. Since you are lustful, you should be at my disposal!’
Licinius asked again, “So, would you recruit even people that use dark magic?”
If this is known by the Holy See, it will be a big thing.
“I even dare to recruit the demons, so would mere black magic users stump me?”
The Empress snorted coldly, “Rules are dead, people are alive. In the struggle for power, any means are allowed to be used. I am not such a pedantic person. The danger of black magic does not lie in itself.”
It’s about the people who use black magic.
Licinius fell into contemplation. It was undeniable that the Empress in front of him was an excellent monarch.
But the problem is, her enemies are just too many… too strong.
“Then, if your Majesty chooses me, aren’t you afraid that I am merely two-fifths of a man?”
He asked tentatively, “What if I betray you?”
The Empress snorted and said without any change in her expression, “Suspicious isn’t a good thing. Of course, I have a way to confirm your loyalty, so you don’t need to worry about that. If you really betray me, then I can only blame my incompetence. Besides, I also have the means to deal with you.”
There’s nothing more to say.
She is indeed a courageous Empress.
Licinius hesitated, “If I refuse, will you execute me?”
The Empress glanced at him: “You have the right to refuse, but I think you shouldn’t want to refuse, at most you won’t dare.”
Licinius was stunned, “Why?”
The Empress raised her white and pointed chin and said, “Because once you swear allegiance to me, you will get everything you want, not just the Valerius family. Of course, the enemies you have to face are equally powerful. What we have to face in the future is not limited to the simple family struggle.”
“Why wouldn’t I dare?”
Licinius asked, “Just presenting the benefits is meaningless. Generally speaking, the stronger the enemy, the more things I will get from you, so who will my enemy be?”
“The enemy of the entire Brentania Empire is your enemy.” said the Empress.
“Aren’t you afraid?”
“Because you weren’t specific enough, I didn’t feel anything.”
“Is that so?”
The Empress stared at him with a cold smile on her lips, “Then let me tell you, your future enemies will be the nobles of the entire capital, including your father.”
Licinius still looked unimpressed, “My father was always an enemy.”
The Empress paused, “Besides your father, there is also Archduke Joachim.”
Licinius’s pupils trembled.
Joachim Via Salvatore.
The uncle of the current empress, he can be said to be unstoppable and unmatched.
One of the three giants of the Brentania Empire, a sixth-order peak warlock.
The point is, another giant of the Brentania Empire is his own son.
“What if I tell you again that Joachim is already a seventh-order warlock?”
The queen said with a half-smile, “He also has a well-trained black magic team under his command, specializing in assassination, infiltration, subversion, blasting, lurking, coming and going without a trace.”
Licinius narrowed his eyes, “Tier 7? There is also a black magic team? So outrageous?”
Warlocks who master black magic are difficult to cultivate.
One such example would be the previous clown thugs. Amongst a team of dozens of people, only the leader managed to successfully cultivate black magic.
Moreover, he’s still a half-assed back magic user.
The Empress hummed, “Not only that, I also suspect that Joachim has also learned black magic. According to the information from the ancient city of Hera, he may have obtained the instant death magic in the ruins.”
Instant death magic!
Licinius sucked in a breath of cold air, “Your Majesty, is this true… is it true?”
The Empress thought he was scared, and smiled lightly, “Otherwise, how did he break through to the seventh order? According to his last move in the Forbidden Land, a sixth order ancient tree of life couldn’t last ten seconds in front of him, instantly decaying and turning to ashes.”
Licinius was so excited that he almost convulsed.
The Empress thought he was frightened, and just wanted to give him some confidence.
Unexpectedly, She saw this young man showing an expression full of piety and patriotism. He seemed unafraid of death, prepared to sacrifice his life for the empire.
“Your Majesty, allow me to be your pawn and serve you!”
Licinius said righteously, “No matter how powerful an enemy is, they can’t stop the fiery heart of the pioneers! To be honest, I have long wanted to follow your skirt, Archduke Joachim, right?”
He paused, “I’ll meet him in person!”
The moon and stars are sparse, and the wind is howling above the clouds.
Someone was standing on the deck of the floating ship, looking at the city looming in the distance, “I can finally see the city of Loma. I want to take a good bath when I get to the city. After staying on the front line for so long, My body feels sore! By the way, Morn, I heard that Loma City is known as the city of sin?”
It was a woman who spoke.
She has long fiery red hair, delicate and coquettish makeup, and her enchanting and graceful figure was wrapped in a magician’s robe.
“It is indeed the capital of sin, but you mustn’t even think about punishing criminals and eliminating evil, Stephanie. The Empress arrived at Loma City first by taking The Flying Dragon of Stormblood. Who would dare to make trouble under the eyes of the Empress?” Morn said.
Morn is a burly man, wearing heavy armour and holding a hammer.
Both his robe and heavy armour had a striking star sign.
This is a symbol that can only be etched with the certification of the adventure guild. It represents being a glorious legendary level adventurer!
“I have to say that the speed of the Stormblood Dragon is indeed much faster than that of the floating ship.”
A handsome blond young man looked into the distance and said, “I can’t even see its shadow.”
The man was wearing a priest’s robe and holding a crystal wand, apparently a clergyman of the Holy See.
An honourable pastor.
“It’s so boring!”
Stephanie curled her lips and suddenly looked at the last member of the team, “By the way, Novia, I heard that you have a younger brother in Loma City? Is he handsome?”
The wind was howling, and long silver hair flowed in the wind like mercury. Her robe rattled, revealing a sterling silver sabre at her waist.
At the end of the floating boat, the cold and stunning woman did not look back, saying indifferently, “Although my brother is a hopeless waste, he is still impeccable in appearance. But you are not allowed to touch him. I was ordered by my father to bring him back to the capital to marry the eldest lady of the Xavier family.”
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