Su Xiao returned to his bedroom in the temporary branch, he and Arima Kisho had agreed to leave after ten hours of rest.
After venturing this deep into the 24th district, staying in there for more than a dozen hours and getting injured in battle, he was a bit exhausted.
What’s more, there would be more chaos soon after they escorted Takatsuki Sen to the ghoul prison.
In these ten hours, he had to get some sleep.
After taking a hot bath, Su Xiao was lying in bed, thinking about nothing, when he suddenly thought about the yet unopened blue treasure box, which Kaneki Ken had dropped.
Things had happened one after another, so he didn’t have the time to open the treasure chest yet.
In regards to Kaneki Ken’s treasure chest, Su Xiao was not very optimistic.
Although the treasure chest was of blue quality, Kaneki Ken was not particularly strong, and he was not the ‘favoured son of the heavens’ kind of protagonist.
More importantly, he was just too unlucky.
Taking out Kaneki Ken’s treasure chest, the palm-sized case shone with indigo light, it looked like the reflections of a sapphire.
[Open treasure chest (blue): Yes / No]
Choosing to open it, the flash he was expecting did not appear.
[You opened the treasure chest (blue)]
[You get 3000 paradise coins]
[You get 300 paradise coins.]
[You get 1000 paradise coins.]
[You get the fate coin.]
Effect: After using it, randomly gain one of 30 effects, such as ‘bad luck’, ‘strong luck’, ‘death’ and ‘life recovery’.
Tip: The probability of gaining a positive effect is 50%.
The probability of a negative effect is 49%.
Tip: Positive effects last for 30 minutes.
Rating: 32 (Note: Blue items score from 30 to 70, the higher the score, the more precious the item.)
Introduction: Destiny can’t be predicted, will you have good luck or bad luck? Or is it….
Price: 1 paradise coin.
After opening the treasure chest, he got a total of 4,300 paradise coins, which was not bad at all.
As for the [Fate Coin], Su Xiao was somewhat confused about this thing.
From a literal point of view, using this thing can get random effects, but the positive and negative effects only added to 99%, so 1% remained unknown.
Su Xiao subconsciously rejected using this thing. He intended to sell this to the ‘destined person’, after all, it was a blue item and should be able to fetch a good price.
After opening the treasure chest of Kaneki Ken, Su Xiao fell into a deep sleep, he had a vague feeling that he would not be able to do so for quite a while.
He didn’t know how long he had slept.
“Knock, knock, knock…”
The sound of knocking on the door woke him. Su Xiao, who had been sleeping, immediately sat up and grasped the handle of Dragon Flash.
“Who is it?”
The voice of Arima Kisho came from outside the door, so Su Xiao put away Dragon Flash and got out of bed to open the door.
“Has it been ten hours already? Haah.”
After that, Su Xiao got dressed and washed his face. Whenever conditions permitted, he would clean himself.
“It has been twelve hours. Takatsuki Sen was severely injured by you, so I delayed for a bit.”
One more thing, someone wanted to sneak into her room…”
Su Xiao was shocked. Was anyone aware of their plans? He suddenly thought of another possibility.
Unsurprisingly, Mado Akira did something, but with Arima Kisho there, there was no possibility for Mado Akira to get close to Takatsuki Sen.
“It’s time to go.”
Su Xiao and the others drove straight to the ghouls’ prison in the 23rd district. Takatsuki Sen was arranged to sit in the back seat, wearing handcuffs made of Quinque steel.
After half an hour, the three arrived at the prison.
There were many Investigators stationed at the ghouls’ prison, and the surrounding walls were more than ten meters tall.
Although the building of the prison did not seem very tall, it went deeply underground, built this way to prevent ghouls from escaping.
The vehicle drove to the main entrance of the prison, where it was immediately stopped by the guards.
“Please show your ID.”
Although the guards recognized Arima Kisho, they were meticulously checking the documents.
After confirming the documents and their veracity, the guards let them onto the grounds of the shelter.
“This damn place, I will destroy this place sooner or later.”
Takatsuki Sen clenched her fists and breathed heavily.
When the three people got out of the car, Su Xiao and Arima Kisho took Takatsuki Sen and walked to the entrance of the prison.
“Special Class Investigator Arima Kisho, I haven’t seen you in a long time.”
An old investigator with a white beard and blonde hair appeared.
“Warden Haisaki Shinme, long time no see.”
Haisaki Shinme was the warden of the prison and managed everything here. The old Special Class Investigator was quite strong, but he was appointed as the warden of Cochlea because he grew older and his body functions started declining.
It was rare for a Special Class Investigator to live to old age, and he had even been sent to manage the ghouls’ prison. The relationship between Haisaki Shinme and the CCG executives was definitely not simple.
Haisaki Shinme gave Su Xiao only a short glance, he did not speak to him and just led the way.
This guy seemed to have some influence, and he was a bit snobbish too, he did not care about Su Xiao’s rank of Associate Special Class Investigator.
Su Xiao just chuckled and walked into the building, holding onto Takatsuki Sen.
To enter the ‘real’ prison area, one had to take an elevator, which took a long while to go down.
None of the four people in the elevator spoke.
As the elevator doors opened, the group stepped outside and took in the interior of the prison. The interior of Cochlea was built cylindrical. In the center was the elevator and the control room, as well as the other departments. The surrounding walls were the cells, where the ghouls were caged, divided into several layers. There was a pathway with metal guardrails in front of the cells in each layer, each floor had stairs going up and down and there were many bridges across the middle, almost linking the whole prison.
In Cochlea, most everything was made of metal, giving the prison a sense of coldness.
“Haisaki Shinme, have the Quinque that the headquarters wanted made for me been completed?”
Su Xiao suddenly spoke up. Washuu Matsuri had promised him a Quinque after all, telling him he’d get it after he assisted Arima Kisho.
CCG’s Quinque were made by Dr. Chigyou Kouitsu, who stayed in Cochlea for several years now. There were a lot of ‘experiment materials’ here after all.
When Haisaki Shinme heard Su Xiao’s question, he suddenly stopped, and his eyes became gloomy.
“Not yet, it’ll take at least a half month.”
Su Xiao’s eyes narrowed. This guy may be making things difficult for him, he was a subordinate of Washuu Matsuri after all. In half a month, he would already have returned to the Reincarnation Paradise.
“As far as I can tell, it seems that it takes at most 27 hours for a Quinque to be made. Has there been an accident?”
Arima Kisho asked, because he knew that if he did not speak now, the situation would turn ugly.
Arima Kisho’s attitude stunned Haisaki Shinme, who then thought about the relationship between the two. He could not offend Arima Kisho. Although their positions were the same, Arima Kisho was a member of that organization.
“There was an accident in the production facility, it has been repaired, but I am worried about the quality of the Quinque.
If you don’t care if it is damaged, you can go to the lab after you hand the One-Eyed Owl over. The lab is on the seventh floor.”
Haisaki Shinme’s tone suddenly changed, it was supposed to take half a month and now he could go and take it at any time.
Perhaps Washuu Matsuri asked him to deliberately make things difficult for Su Xiao, but he had to change his attitude because he did not want to offend Arima Kisho.
“The most important thing is to lock up One-Eyed Owl first.”
Haisaki Shinme also emphasized this one sentence, then he greedily looked at Takatsuki Sen. The Quinque he used until now was S+ class, but now he had the opportunity to get SSS-level Kakuhou from her body.
After all, Kakuja had multiple Kakuhou, there shouldn’t be a problem if he were to take one.
Soon after, they arrived at the maximum-security area. As soon as Su Xiao walked in, Dragon Flash appeared in his hands.
The long blade having cut through his heart, Haisaki Shinme looked at the tip of the sword that pierced through his chest, which was now dyed red.
“What, what happen…”
Haisaki Shinme fell to the ground, blood pooling under him. Under this sudden attack, the Special Class Investigator did not even have a chance to fight back. Moreover, he was too old, so old that Totoro was able to kill him in mere seconds in the original story.
The shackles of Takatsuki Sen were unlocked and dropped to the floor.