“Everything.” Yuan Zixu stopped beating around the bush at this point and got straight to the point, saying with a serious face, “Gentlemen, from now on, we need you to hand in all your personal belongings, and please stand to the left for men and to the right for women, with your fingers open on your chest, and we will arrange for someone of the same gender to search you.”
Hearing this, Master An frowned and asked, “This gentleman, you suspect that there is a mole among us?”
Yuan Zixu arched his hand and said seriously, “Old sir, I am also under orders, and you all must cooperate! Please forgive me if I have offended you!”
At this point, An Kaifeng said with some dissatisfaction, “This gentleman, aren’t you going too far in suspecting us and even searching us for no reason? Don’t forget that we are the victims! Besides, you don’t look like a police officer, who gave you the right to search us?”
An Kaifeng’s personality itself was hard and aggressive, and as the heir of the current generation of the An family, Yuan Zixu’s tough attitude caused him some instinctive physical discomfort.
Yuan Zixu did not give him any good looks at this moment, he said coldly, “Sorry, it was the person who saved your lives just now who gave me this right, he said that all of you sitting here must cooperate unconditionally, no one may refuse for any reason!”
As soon as he heard that it was the person who had just saved his life who had ordered him to do so, An Kaifeng’s displeasure immediately dissipated.
That scene just now was deeply impressive to him.
He had seen with his own eyes the bandit standing at the doorway, having his arms and legs severed by some unknown weapon across the air, and that moment had given him a huge impact.
Therefore, when Yuan Zixu mentioned his life-saving benefactor, the resistance in An Kaifeng’s heart immediately dissipated involuntarily, while he also said with an apologetic face, “Since it is an order from your benefactor, then we will definitely cooperate!”
After saying that, in order to show his sincerity, he took the initiative to take out his mobile phone, watch and other personal belongings and put them on the coffee table in the middle of the two rows of sofas, then he stood up on his left side, with his hands open in front of his chest.
Master An followed closely behind, and while pulling out his own things, he opened his mouth and said to the others, “Since it was ordered by the benefactor, there is naturally an intention, no one should have any doubts, we must cooperate properly!”
With that, all the people also started, pulling out things from their own pockets.
Yuan Zixu followed Ye Chen’s instructions, keeping his attention on the movements of each person’s hands at all times to ensure that they were not making any other small moves under his nose.
According to Ye Chen’s speculation, if the shielding equipment had been brought in by a certain member of the An family, then it was definitely unlikely that he would have had the chance to get rid of it, and the odds were that he would still carry it quietly on his person and find the right opportunity to get rid of it when he was leaving.
So, if one looked carefully enough, one would definitely be able to find out the shielding device.
Moreover, it would be even better if the device could be recovered directly from someone’s body, so that the suspect could be directly identified.
When Yuan Zixu saw that everyone had taken out their belongings and then stood to one side, except for one woman who kept her head down and never moved, he said in a stern voice, “This lady, please cooperate by taking out your personal belongings.”
The 16 or 17 year old girl next to her hastily reached out and shook her arm and spoke, “Mom, you’re the only one left, hurry up.”
This woman was Ye Chen’s third aunt, third uncle An Zhaonan’s wife.
And the girl beside her shaking her arm was An Zhaonan and her eldest daughter, An Xiaoya, who was only sixteen years old.
At this moment, Yuan Zixu’s brow suddenly furrowed, as if he had caught something unusual!
Immediately afterwards, Ye Chen’s third aunt, under An Xiaoya’s shaking, collapsed onto the sofa in one smooth motion.
At this moment, her face was pale to the extreme, white foam was hanging from the corners of her mouth, her eyes were also staring extremely wide, and her body had begun to stiffen, she had already died of gas!