Nangong Sun was bluffing as he did not have what it took to challenge Han Jingru. He just needed a scapegoat in case of a fallout as every step forward he took was fraught with danger since Nangong Boling would not have his back. So he had to act with extreme caution if he were to take Han Jingru’s life without losing his own.
Unfortunately, Li Shanfeng was in the dark about this. Blinded by his hatred, Nangong Sun appeared to him like a godsend. He felt that if he did not take a chance on this partnership, he could not ever get back on his feet.
“What do you need from me?” Li Shanfeng asked.
Nangong Sun smirked as Li Shanfeng appeared to have taken the bait. Now I have someone to take the heat and mitigate my exposure to risk.
“Qi Bingying,” Nangong Sun said.
Li Shanfeng was puzzled. “What do you mean? What does this have to do with Qi Bingying?”