我修的可能是假仙

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发布时间:2020-07-13 10:02:04

走出了精舍之外,文敏便看到陆雪琪站在一旁,便走了过去,道:“师妹,你这便回去么?”陆雪琪微微摇首,道:“既然出来了,我便想在左右走走,老是在屋中坐着,也觉得烦闷。”文敏点了点头,道:“说的也是,那你自己小心些,我先回去了。”陆雪琪微微点头,道:“是,师姐慢走。”文敏笑了笑,转身走了。看着她的身影逐渐消失在竹林之中后,陆雪琪站在原地沉默了片刻,却一时也不知自己该往哪里去,便信步走去。竹林深深,到处都是青翠一片,高处有山风吹过,竹枝梢头随风摇荡,发出沙沙的声音。微微湿润的土地上,新芽破土,不时可以看到竹笋尖尖的脑袋从地底探了出来,生机勃勃。远处,竹枝茂密的地方,传来清脆的鸟鸣声音,就连周围的空气里,都飘荡着一股竹子特有的清香。陆雪琪深深吸气,这里不带有凡间俗气的气息,向来是她们这些修道中人的最爱,也是每每修道之人远离尘世的缘故。只是,身子是离俗世远了,可是那尘心情缘,却似乎从来也不曾离开半分。就这般轻踩莲步,信步走去,不知不觉中,陆雪琪忽然惊觉,自己竟又走到了后山来了,她微微苦笑一声,虽然自己今日并未想到来此,但许是平日来得多了,这一双脚竟是自行走了来。不过既来之则安之,陆雪琪也不回头,继续缓步向着山上走去,石阶层层而上,不远地方,便是小竹峰上的僻静之处望月台了。此时正是白日,加上近日水月大师心情不好,更无人来到这偏僻所在,周围更显寂静,好在陆雪琪向来也习惯了这份宁静,便自行走了上去,这里的一草一木,一石一岩,对她来说都是再熟悉不过了。不料她才踏上望月台,却是怔了一下,在望月台上前方,竟然站立着一个身影,孤独伫立,一身衣袍被山风猎猎吹舞,看那背影十分熟悉,却赫然乃是她与文敏便寻不得的师父水月大师。陆雪琪心中愕然,走上前去,向着水月大师行了一礼,道:“师父。”水月大师身子一震,似乎这才发觉身后有人前来,转过身来,看着陆雪琪,点了点头,道:“是雪琪啊。”陆雪琪向水月大师望去,只见恩师面容微显苍白,仍有伤心之容,但此刻更多的,却都是落寞之色。她心中担忧,道:“师父,这里风大,你要保重身体。”水月大师笑了笑,道:“平日里你整天都站在此处,也未见你有什么事了,我这把老骨头虽然不比你们年轻人,但还不至于弱不经风。”陆雪琪吃了一惊,连忙道:“师父,弟子不是那个意思,我是......”水月大师略带疲倦之色挥了挥手,嘴角边露出淡淡一丝苦涩笑意,道:“我知道的,你不必解释了。”陆雪琪默然,站到了水月大师的身旁,却一时不知该说什么才好。而水月大师似乎也没有开口说话的意思,师徒二人一时都沉默了下来。也不知过了多久之后,水月大师眺望远方,忽然开口道:“你觉得这望月台景色美么?”陆雪琪怔了一下,不知水月大师为何突然如此相问,不过她还是老老实实地回答师父道:“常言说风光常在险峰,这里危岩突兀,孤崖悬空,从上望去,云海如涛,青山做伴,正是风光绝美之处。”水月大师微微点头,目光微现迷离,缓缓道:“其实多年之前,你苏茹师叔仍然还在小竹峰上修行之时,便也和你一样,最爱这里的风光景色,也时常偷偷一人溜到此处玩耍的。”陆雪琪一怔,抬眼向水月大师看去,只见水月大师轻轻叹息,道:“我与苏师妹两人从小便是一起长大,算来我不过比她早一年投在恩师真雩大师座下,年少时候,我们食同桌,寝同床,当真是情同姐妹。她平日里性子比我活泼,却最爱一人偷偷跑到这里,便是什么时候受了委屈了,她也是来到这望月台上,一个人生闷气的。”水月大师说到这里,嘴角动了一下,似乎想起了当年的一些往事,有些笑意,只是这笑容还未出来,便被脸上更深的茫然沧桑之色替代了。“可是......自从她出嫁之后,就再也没有来过这里了。”陆雪琪默默听着水月大师的话,低声道:“师父,苏师叔当初嫁给大竹峰的田师叔,你心里可是并不欢喜么?”水月大师怔了一下,随即微微摇头,叹了口气,道:“田不易虽然脾气不佳,性子颇有几分乖戾,但决然是一个佳偶,你苏师叔嫁于他,是她的福气,也是她有眼光的。”陆雪琪听到这里,倒真是有几分讶异了,往日里任谁都知道水月大师对田不易看不顺眼,却不料她心里倒是这般看的,当下忍不住问道:“那您过去还对田师叔那样......”话说了一半,她忽然住口不言。水月大师微微一笑,道:“还对他横眉竖眼、冷言冷语的是罢?”陆雪琪面上一红,道:“弟子不敢这么想。”水月大师淡淡道:“我平日就是这么对他的,又不是什么好忌讳的事,有什么好顾忌的。不过虽然我与田不易合不来,但实话实说,他这人还是不错的,在我们青云门中,也并没有几个人可以比得上他。”说到这里,水月大师似乎突然想到了什么,眉头微微皱了一下,道:“田不易座下的大弟子,是叫做宋大仁的吧?”陆雪琪点了点头,却不知水月大师怎么会突然问到宋大仁去了,道:“正是,如今宋师兄已经接任了大竹峰一脉的首座之位了。师父,你怎么会突然想到了宋师兄了?”水月大师默然半晌,道:“你那个文敏师姐,是不是和这个宋大仁有些眉来眼去的?”陆雪琪这才是吓了一跳,一时不知该说什么好,文敏与宋大仁只见互有情意,多数人都知晓了,小竹峰上的姐妹们平日里还多有拿此事开文敏玩笑的,只是当初田不易曾经为了宋大仁上山求亲,却被水月大师一口回绝,搞得文敏私下里黯然神伤,好些日子闷闷不乐。眼下突然被水月大师这么一问,陆雪琪心中念头转动,却不知该直说的好呢,还是多为文敏师姐隐瞒一些才是。只是水月大师乃是何等的阅历,只看陆雪琪这几番迟疑不决,便大半都看来出来,摇了摇头,深深叹了口气。陆雪琪心中不禁有些着急起来,她与文敏关系那是极好的,虽然她自己情路不顺,却是更希望这个从小一直照顾自己的师姐可以有个好归宿,当下犹豫几番,还是鼓起勇气道:“师父,其实文师姐她......”话未说几字,却只听水月大师淡淡道:“罢了,罢了,找个日子,将文敏嫁过去算了。”陆雪琪一时愕然,几乎不敢相信自己的耳朵,面上神情也随之表现了出来,水月大师看了她一眼,笑了笑,道:“怎么,是不是你们这些弟子都一直觉得我是一个老顽固,食古不化,不肯玉成弟子们的好事么?”陆雪琪心中为文敏欢喜之极,连忙笑道:“师父,你看你说的是什么话,弟子们哪里敢这么想啊。我这里先替文敏师姐谢谢您了!”水月大师看着陆雪琪难得一见的真心笑容,嘴角动了动,却又是轻叹一声,转过了身子,负手而立,向着远方云海,默默眺望。陆雪琪高兴之下,却见水月大师神情有异,当下小心翼翼地道:“师父,您怎么突然想到了这件事了?”水月大师沉默了片刻,却不答反问道:“雪琪,你也随我去了大竹峰,你觉得你苏师叔之死是怎样的?”陆雪琪神情肃然下来,沉吟了一下,肃容道:“弟子以为,苏师叔与田师叔伉俪情深,追随而去,并未有见何痛楚之色。”“是啊。”水月大师轻轻叹息,怔怔出神,半晌后才道:“我本意不欲你们为情所扰,耽误修行,可是这修行一世,到头来却又如何呢?”陆雪琪不知水月大师是何意思,一时不敢接口,只听水月大师缓缓道:“长生一说,仍是缥缈虚无,一世苦修,不过多换了数百年光阴虚度,你苏师叔将百年道行与人生,视若无物,这份决心眼光,却当真不知强过我多少了。”陆雪琪心中不知怎么,忽地一酸,叫了一声:“师父......”“一世修行,修行一世,修得了道,却修没了人性,这却又是何苦?”水月大师长叹一声,淡淡道:“其实什么是道,什么叫做得道,我修了一世,时至今日,却当真有些模糊了。”陆雪琪站在一旁,不敢说话,水月大师默然伫立,呆了半晌,忽地摇了摇头,似乎不愿再想下去,转身向山下走去,陆雪琪看着她的背影,叫道:“师父,你去哪里?”第450章杀意(2)青云山下,河阳城外,荒野古道。周一仙依旧手持着那幅迎风招摇的仙人指路竹竿布幔,大摇大摆地走在古道之上,和他并肩而行的是鬼厉,在他们身后的小环与野狗道人。四人缓缓走去,离身后的河阳城越来越远了。小环看着鬼厉的背影,面上的神情有些古怪,几番欲言又止,最后还是忍不住了,紧走几步来到鬼厉身边,拉了拉他的袖子。趴在鬼厉肩头的猴子小灰吱吱一声先转了过来,咧嘴对着小环笑了起来,不知怎么小环却在猴子目光注视之下,脸色微微红了。片刻之后鬼厉看了过来,看他的神情,依然很是落寞,但比起当日他们在河阳城中相遇时的情景,可要好上许多了。看着小环,鬼厉的面上也露出一丝温和的笑容,道:“什么事?”小环刚刚鼓起的勇气,在面前这个男子的淡淡笑容中突然消失不见了,一时口吃起来,在旁边的周一仙看在眼里,连连摇头,至于站在身后的野狗道人,似乎面色也不大好看。“吱吱、吱吱吱......”这微显得尴尬的时候,却是猴子小灰笑的最是大声,小环脸色更红,狠狠瞪了它一眼,不过小灰自然不把这小女孩的目光放在眼里,相反,它有样学样,三只眼睛一起睁大起来,反向小环瞪去。小环一声轻呼,向后退了一步,俗话说双拳难敌四手,看来眼睛也是一样的道理,就算你对着是一只猴子,但只要猴子比你多一只眼睛,你多半也是瞪不过它的。小灰大乐,跳了起来,在鬼厉肩头就差打滚了,翻转之间,还冲着小环吐舌头做鬼脸。小环向着那灰毛猴子啐了一口,不过虽然如此,却也将刚才那无形的尴尬化解开去,她咳嗽一声,却没有正视鬼厉,目光飘来移去,轻声道:“你、你打算以后去哪里啊?”站在后头的野狗道人脸色更是难看了。鬼厉倒是微微一怔,没有立刻回答,片刻之后却回头向周一仙看了一眼,周一仙点了点头,道:“是啊,老夫也正想问你,你今后有什么打算?”鬼厉默然片刻,道:“老实说,我自己也不知道,这几日承蒙前辈开导,我虽然仍对师父师娘过世有些伤怀,但也看得开了,只恨自己未能早日向他们二位尽尽孝心......”周一仙叹了口气,道:“你这般说,便是心里还未当真看得开了,不过人非草木,有些时候纵然明知着道理,但心境总是由不得自己的,这也不能怪你。不过逝者已矣,你也不必太过悲伤,否则你师父师娘在天有灵,也不会高兴的,还是多想想将来吧。”鬼厉点了点头,沉吟了片刻,面上却是茫然之色一闪而过,略带苦涩之意道:“我这十年以来,奔波流离,也不过只是为了救一个人而已,可是偏偏几次机会,却都是功亏一篑,眼下天大地大,我却当真是束手无策了。”周一仙脸色微变,目光微转向小环处看了一眼,似有几分犹豫,随后淡淡道:“你的遭遇,我也有几分耳闻,关于那位碧瑶姑娘......”鬼厉身子一震,急转过身子,道:“前辈,莫非你有什么法子......”激动之下,他声音似乎都有些颤抖起来。站在一旁的小环有些诧异,向周一仙看去,却只见周一仙轻轻咳嗽了两声,道:“老夫也是无能为力啊。”小环忍不住向鬼厉问道:“你......你那位碧瑶姑娘怎么了?”鬼厉默然,还不等他说话,周一仙却瞪了小环一眼,厉声道:“你小孩子家懂得什么,别插嘴。”小环吃了一惊,周一仙平日为老不尊,虽然时常与她玩笑,争吵也是有的,但如此正容疾声,却是少见,一时怔住了。鬼厉长叹一声,满是萧索之意。周一仙眼中闪过一丝复杂的神情,忽地向鬼厉招了招手,道:“你到旁边来一下,我有话对你说。”说着,他离开了小环与野狗道人,走向了古道远处的一侧,鬼厉面色落寞,缓缓也跟了过去。小环这时回过神来,却看着他们二人已站在远处,只见周一仙眉头紧皱,低声向鬼厉说着什么,而鬼厉随着周一仙的话语,面上神情也逐渐发生变化,先是惊讶,随后茫然中带着一份希望,但显然这份希望并不是很大,他的神情逐渐又转为低沉,倒是周一仙口中一直说个不停,看那样子,倒像是长辈语重心长地教导着后辈。小环嘴角嘟了起来,忽地心中一股无名火起,狠狠一脚将脚下一块石子踢飞了,那石子顿时飞了起来,在半空中掠过一道弧线,却是砸在了野狗道人的脚上。野狗道人不知怎么也正怔怔出神,竟然没注意这颗石子,顿时被砸得整个人一个激灵,眉头皱了起来。小环看了过去,恼火中却也有些不好意思起来,走过去轻声道:“道长,你没事罢?”野狗道人在她目光注视之下,立刻摇了摇头,低声道:“没事,我没事。”小环点了点头,随即目光又落到了远处鬼厉的身上,眼波流转,几番心思,诸多神情,都在她脸上一一浮现过了。野狗道人在一旁注视着小环,默然垂首。忽地只听小环的声音道:“对了,道长,我问你一件事。”野狗道人抬头道:“什么?”小环眉头微皱,道:“他的、他......那位碧瑶姑娘是怎么回事?为何看去让鬼厉大哥如此棘手的样子?”野狗道人迟疑了一下,老实说他并非鬼王宗内核心人物,对碧瑶的情况也不过是平日里听到的一些流传,不过事情的缘由他自然是知道的,只是此事说来却是话长,让他一时也不知从何说起,正在他思索之间,口中道:“这事说来话长,听说是十年之前......”话正说到此处,他忽然若有所觉,听了下来,小环的反应也是和他一样,有些惊讶,转身看去,只见在他们身后古道之上,忽地从天上落下一道淡紫色微光,轻轻落下,如浮萍徐落,几个转身,赫然却是金瓶儿那张娇媚无限的脸儿。小环先是一惊,随即大是欢喜,一声轻呼:“瓶儿姐姐。”说着便是跑了过去。金瓶儿看到小环,也是满脸带笑,拉着小环的手向她仔细端详了几眼,笑道:“好妹妹,每次看到你,便觉得你又越发的漂亮了几分,真是一天一个模样啊,不知迷死了多少男人了罢!”小环不料金瓶儿见面便是这句话,虽然她早知这位姐姐绝非什么三从四德的端庄淑女,但闻言却也粉脸绯红,嗔道:“什么迷死了男人了,真是的,好不容易见一次面,你就笑话人家。”金瓶儿眼中尽是盈盈笑意,伸出手在小环吹弹可破的脸上轻轻拧了一下,微笑道:“小妮子,便是我也快被你迷到了,你还不老实?”小环的脸越发红了起来,不过她与金瓶儿的感情是极好的,难得见上一次,实在是舍不得放开,便拉着金瓶儿的手问长问短起来,只是间中不时偷偷向鬼厉那边瞄上一眼。鬼厉与周一仙自然也早就看到了金瓶儿突然到来,两人都是没想到会在这个时候这个地方突然与之相遇,以鬼厉的道行,自然比小环与野狗道人更早发现了金瓶儿的行踪,他甚至知道金瓶儿乃是从他们身后河阳城方向落下的,而在远处河阳城方向,似乎还另有一丝灵气,不过隔得太远了,他也看不真切。不过能和金瓶儿在一起的,想来也不会是什么名门大派的人物,自然便是魔教中人了。一念及此,鬼厉也没了去探究的念头,倒是金瓶儿与小环笑着说了一会,却是拉着小环的手一起向他们走了过来。“公子别来无恙啊?”金瓶儿声音中似乎也带着几分柔媚之意,听去让人骨头都酥了几分,站在她身旁的小环偷偷抬眼向鬼厉看去,却只见鬼厉面色漠然,似乎那狐媚之声对他根本毫无作用,不知怎么,小环嘴角却偷偷露出几分笑意。既然金瓶儿主动过来打招呼,鬼厉微微点头道:“真是巧啊。”金瓶儿微微一笑,道:“南疆一别,我们还真是许久不见了......”她话说到一半,忽地眼角余光看到趴在鬼厉肩头的三眼灵猴小灰正冲着她做着鬼脸,当日在南疆时候,她可是被这只猴子捉弄过的,登时面色一沉,小灰却似乎一点也不觉得害怕,看着金瓶儿的神情,它反是越发高兴了,冲着金瓶儿龇牙咧嘴,大有挑衅之意。金瓶儿心神一乱,随即惊醒,暗骂了自己一句,怎的对一只猴子如此没有定力,当下恨恨瞪了小灰一眼,移开了目光不再理会,脸上重现笑容,对着鬼厉道:“说起来,当日公子你抛下小女子我一个人,自己不知所踪,还真是狠心啊。”第454章别离(2)青云山,小竹峰。山风吹过了青翠竹林,带起阵阵竹涛,在空谷幽林中回荡着。文敏抬头看了看天空,只见天际万里无云,蔚蓝一片,看去似乎有种透明的感觉。她深深吸了口气,心情也好了些,不过她的脚步并没有慢下来,穿过了竹林小径,很快的她便看到了师父水月大师静修的那间小小竹舍。她走到门口,在门扉上轻轻敲了敲,道:“师父,我回来了。”水月大师的声音传了出来,道:“是敏儿么,进来吧。”文敏推开门走了进去,竹舍不大,进门之后她便望见水月大师盘膝坐在榻上,闭目养神。她走到一旁,道:“师父。”水月大师缓缓睁开了眼睛,看了她一眼,见只有她只身一人,道:“怎么,没找到人?”文敏点了点头,道:“是,我今日去过两次陆师妹的住处了,可她都不在,找其他姐妹们问过,却也无人看见她的踪影。莫不是她有事下山去了?”水月大师面无表情,道:“雪琪向来知道轻重,若下山必定会知会我一声,你们找不到她,多半是......”她的声音顿了一下,似乎想到了什么,便转了话头,对文敏道:“既然找不着她,那便算了罢,反正也没有什么要紧的事,你下去自行修习功课去吧。”文敏点了点头,应了一声,然后向水月大师行了一礼,随后走了出去,临走时还轻轻将竹舍的门扉关好了。待屋外文敏的脚步声渐渐远去消失之后,水月大师一向波澜不惊的脸上才慢慢浮起了一丝若有所思的神情,许久,她低低地叹了口气。光线从竹舍的窗口照了进来,将这间精致而简朴的竹舍照得透亮,水月大师默默下了竹榻,走到门前,拉开门走了出去,留下了一片静寂在这小小的空间中。望月台是小竹峰上的极僻静处,每到夜色晴朗明月当空的时候,这里的景色便十分动人,传说月圆之夜,月华如水,经由这望月台白石折射之后,足可以辉映小竹峰整座山脉,实已是人间奇景,也是青云山上有名的景色之一。这过往十年中,陆雪琪便时常在夜深人静的时候,在此对月舞剑,水月大师乃是自小养育陆雪琪长大的恩师,如师亦如母,更无人比她更了解陆雪琪的心思了。当下听说文敏找不到陆雪琪,她略一思索之后,便料到陆雪琪多半来了这僻静地方。这一路走来,竹林愈加茂盛,也同时离前山那些热闹的殿堂楼阁越来越远,虽然水月大师自己的居室也在僻静之地,但是走在这小径上,听着道路两旁竹涛不绝于耳,仍是忍不住心地为之一空。不知道雪琪她是不是也是因为这种感觉,才特别喜爱这个地方呢?水月大师心里悄悄这么想着,向着望月台上走去。果然,她才踏上望月台,便望见那个熟悉的白衣身影静静伫立在横空而出孤悬崖边的巨石之上,无尽深渊里山风呼啸不停地吹来,陆雪琪的白衣也随风猎猎飞舞。天琊还在她的手间,静静散发着淡蓝着的霞光瑞气。水月大师看着她的背影,默然许久,眼中似乎有某种复杂的情绪,眼光也闪动不停,半晌之后,她才轻轻咳嗽了一声。陆雪琪立刻发觉了身后异样,微感惊讶,此时正是白日,向来不会有小竹峰的姐妹来此偏僻之地,怎么今日却有人到来此处,而且来人到了身后近处,自己却一点也没发现。她疾转过身子,映入眼帘的却是恩师水月大师的身影,陆雪琪怔了一下,连忙从巨石上飘了下来,来到水月大师的身前,低头行礼道:“师父,你怎么来了?”水月大师眼中有几分疼惜,用手拉了拉陆雪琪的衣襟,柔声道:“此处吹来的罡风颇具寒厉之气,虽然你道行已深,但也不宜多吹,总归是没有好处的。”陆雪琪垂首道:“弟子知道了,多谢师父关心。”水月大师看了她一眼,叹了口气,道:“你心里是不是有些怨恨为师的?”陆雪琪吃了一惊,道:“师父,你怎么如此说?”水月大师淡淡道:“我将那个秘密告诉了你,并让你下山,谁知天意弄人,几番波折,却令你不得不出手杀了被诛仙古剑制住的大竹峰田师叔,而且还是在那个人面前出的手。”陆雪琪神情一黯,却缓缓摇了摇头,道:“师父,你别说了,弟子心里都早已想得清楚了。此事乃是天意,师父你自己也想不到的,何况当日最后时刻,虽然田师叔他老人家口不能言,但我心里清楚明白地感觉到他的心意,那一剑,田师叔他也是要我出手的。”她的声音顿了顿,神色之间忽然露出萧索之意,似自嘲,似苦笑,幽幽地道:“至于和那人之间......弟子本就不抱希望了,门阀条规,道义如山,我自己明白的很。大竹峰的田师叔是从小将他养大成人的恩师,他向来视之如父,如今却死在我的手里,换了我是他,也是难以接受的。”说到这里,她默然抬头,望向水月大师,凄凉一笑,道:“师父,你不用担心弟子,我、我真的都已经看开了!”水月大师心中一痛,以她的阅历眼光,此刻陆雪琪心中所想,她如何会看不出来,只是此事实在太过出人意料,亦无丝毫转圜余地,往日她虽然坚决反对这个倔强弟子的感情,但此时此刻,终究是于心不忍。只是再不忍,到头来还是无济于事,水月大师轻轻叹息了一声,摇了摇头,柔声道:“雪琪,你不要太过伤心了,别伤了身子。”陆雪琪强笑了笑,低声道:“师父,你过来这偏僻之地找我,可是有什么要紧事么?”水月大师点了点头,道:“不错,这里的确有一件事,虽然不大,却看来十分蹊跷,而且我想来想去,还是只有你比较合适。”陆雪琪道:“什么事?”水月大师看了她一眼,道:“其实还是那个秘密的。对了,当日你是说变故发生之后,你是亲自将鬼厉和田不易的遗体送到大竹峰上去的么?”陆雪琪听到“鬼厉”二字,脸色微微变了变,但随后点了点头,肯定地道:“是,当日他......那人受了重伤,虽然并无性命之忧,但要独自带着田师叔遗体回山,实在是太过吃力,而且此事也不宜久拖,弟子便送了他们一程。不过我也只是送到大竹峰上,一待他们落地之后,我便离开了。”水月大师点了点头,道:“不错,古怪便是在这里了。”陆雪琪略感意外,道:“怎么了,师父?”水月大师淡淡道:“如你所言,早在两日之前,田不易的遗体便已经回到大竹峰上了,但是直到今日,大竹峰上却并无一丝哀悼消息发出。”陆雪琪吃力一惊,不由得也皱起了眉头。水月大师负手走到一边,远远眺望出去,只见云雾远方,大竹峰在那个方向若隐若现,她看了半晌,道:“田不易乃是大竹峰一脉首座,地位非同小可,只要消息一出,便是掌教真人也得过去祭奠,但大竹峰上秘而不宣,岂非是很奇怪的一件事?”她停顿了一下,转头看向陆雪琪,道:“除此之外,我早上亦悄悄派人找了个借口去了龙首峰,发现田灵儿仍然还在龙首峰上,对自己父亲过世的消息,居然也是一无所知。”陆雪琪默然许久,道:“弟子明白了。”水月大师点了点头,道:“你冰雪聪明,我也不多说什么了。其实我并非怀疑什么,苏茹乃是我的师妹,我二人直如姐妹一般,不为别人,我其实更是担心她夫妻情深,一时想不开做了傻事。但大竹峰一日不发丧,我身为小竹峰首座,也不方便过去探望,加上此事之中颇多隐秘曲折,别人实也不方便,也只好让你再过去一趟了。”陆雪琪点了点头,道:“弟子知道,既然如此,若无其他事情,弟子这便过去了。”水月大师微微点头,道:“也好,你一路小心,如有什么变故,早早回来告知我一声。”陆雪琪应了一声,向水月大师行了一礼,转过身来,起手处天琊神剑神光亮起,人随剑走,只听一声破空锐啸,人已化作一道蓝光,冲天而起去了。水月大师看着陆雪琪那略显匆忙的身影,浑不似她往日冷静之风,便知道这个倔强痴情的徒儿虽然表面坚强,口中放下,但心中却是千千万万个放不下的。她默然许久,最后也只是低低叹息了一声,摇了摇头,回身走下了望月台,径直去了。千里之外,狐岐山中。第443章血兆(2)苏茹淡淡道:“你说吧。”鬼厉道:“师父亡故,弟子与师娘同感悲切,只是师父遗体,实不宜妄自轻动,更不宜移至这后山......”苏茹忽然截道:“你是在教训我么?”鬼厉连忙摇头,道:“弟子不敢!”苏茹看了他一眼,没有说话,但脸色却慢慢转为缓和,似乎也想到什么,忽然脸上露出凄切之意,道:“老七,你知道你师父与我成婚多少年了?”鬼厉心头一震,隐隐感觉师娘此话里似蕴含着深深悲切,大有哀伤之意,只是虽然明知如此,他却也不知如何安慰,当下心头担忧,口中却只得低声道:“弟子不知。”苏茹笑了笑,回过了身,缓缓在田不易身旁坐下了,低声道:“其实何止是你不知,连我自己也都忘了,这山中岁月,我与他二人相守共度,于我心足矣,却又怎会去想过了多少日子了?他每每笑我痴傻,说道将来若是我们修道不成,难登仙录而重陷轮回,到了那生离死别之刻,却不知怎样的光景。”她声音渐渐低沉,道:“我当日便问过他,他想怎样,他便说并无他求,若是他先我而去,修道之人也不想什么风光大葬了,甚至连棺木也可以不要,自然而来,自然而去,只求在大竹峰后山之上一杯黄土足矣,这样他便可以日夜守望前山之人,不怕寂寞了。”话未说完,她却已悄悄泪流满面。鬼厉紧要牙关,口不能言。趴在一旁的大黄脑袋微微抬起了一下,对着苏茹看了看,随后又匍匐了下去,尾巴轻轻摇了摇。苏茹凝望田不易许久,忽地挥了挥手,道:“你且先下山去,半个时辰之后再来罢。”鬼厉吃了一惊,不觉有些迟疑,叫了一声道:“师娘......”苏茹道:“怎么?”鬼厉迟疑了一下,终于还是大着胆子道:“师娘,师父他老人家生前与您约定,弟子们自然不敢违逆,只是在师父入土之前,是否仍该知会灵儿师姐一声......”苏茹默然片刻,低声道:“也好,你下山便去告诉大仁,让他悄悄去龙首峰叫灵儿回来罢。”鬼厉点了点头,转身离开,走到路口石阶时,他忍不住又回头看了一眼,只见苏茹默默坐在田不易遗体身旁,身影孤独,看去委实令人伤怀。他心中又是为之一酸,连忙回过头来,不敢再看,走了下去。这一路走来,他心神略定,不觉又想起这几日异样情景来。苏茹不叫宋大仁等人知会青云山各脉噩耗,这本身就是奇怪之极,连田灵儿也不让通知,更是不合情理之处。今日如此这般处理田不易后事,虽然是田不易生前曾有约定,但也总归失于草率。鬼厉心中叹了口气,甩了甩头,其实修道之人本也不看重生后之事,骨肉皮囊,埋之于青山黄土之间,也未必不是一件好事了。他这般默默想着,也懒得驭风而行,顺着山路一路走了下来,不知不觉走到了半山。遥想当年,他初上大竹峰时,跟随着大师兄宋大仁和小师姐田灵儿到那后山,这一段路可走的不知多么辛苦,往事历历,犹在心头。却不知那位灵儿师姐,这些年来过的还好么?他嘴角浮现出一个淡淡的苦笑,摇了摇头,随后,他忽地停住了脚步,有些讶异地向前方看去。山道之上,前方一个白色身影忽然出现,窈窕清丽,默然伫立,在晨光中不似有半分尘世之气,默默凝望着他。鬼厉也望着她,二人相视良久,却仿佛都无话可说。山风习习吹来,吹动了她的秀发衣裳,随风轻轻飘动。终于,还是鬼厉先开了口:“你......怎么来了这里?”陆雪琪低声道:“我师父唤我前来拜见苏师叔。”鬼厉默默点了点头,迟疑了一下,道:“师娘正在这后山之上,只是此刻她正想一人单独呆着,并不愿有人前去打扰,嘱咐我半个时辰之后才能上去。”陆雪琪也点了点头,道:“无妨,那我等着就是了。”鬼厉应了一声,沉默了下来,那边的陆雪琪似乎也不知该说什么,两人之间,在这渐渐变得沉默的时候,虽然站着不动,却似乎距离更远了。过了半晌,陆雪琪轻轻道:“你身上的伤......好些了么?”鬼厉轻声道:“好多了,”说着,他抬头看了看陆雪琪,道,“当日若非你救我,我只怕也不能站在这里,说来该当谢谢你才是。”陆雪琪怔了一下,看着鬼厉,道:“当日我、我那一剑......”鬼厉忽然截道:“你别说了。”陆雪琪神色一黯,顿住了口,默然垂首。只听鬼厉那里似乎有些迟疑,又跟着继续道:“那些事......师娘都跟我说了,她说是我错怪了你,对不住了。”陆雪琪身子一震,抬起头来,只见鬼厉面上有悲伤之意,目光也不肯看着她,但饶是如此,他仍是一字一字缓缓道,“师娘的话,我自然是相信的,只是师父他老人家毕竟乃是养我教我的恩师,我知道或许是我私心太重,只望你多给我一些时日,我也好......”“我明白,我等你!”陆雪琪忽然打断了他。鬼厉有些讶异,抬头向她看去,只见那清丽女子贝齿咬着唇,眼中似有泪光,但原先那看似一直给人以紧紧绷住的身子,却似乎在一瞬间都放松了下来,嘴角边,有淡淡的一丝欣慰和微笑。他忽然间,心底像是某些东西,裂了开去。世间红尘,红颜最是恩重,那一个“等”字,不知道尽了多少沧桑,多少深情?望着那个深情女子,他嘴角动了一下,心底忽地涌起一阵柔情,正想微笑着对她说些什么,谁知便在这个时候,突然从他们身后那山顶竹林之上,远远的竟传来一阵狂燥的狗吠之声。他的身子忽然僵硬了。那是大黄的叫声,从他带着恩师田不易的遗体回到大竹峰之后,大黄就一直沉默着跟着主人的遗体,再也没有大声喧哗过,但此刻听来,大黄的吠叫之声虽然隔了老远而显得有些微弱,但听来几如疯狂,叫声中绝望之极,更是他十数年来从未听闻过的。究竟发生了什么事,会让大黄突然间变得如此歇斯底里的疯狂吠叫?那心头一直深埋的隐隐担忧,突然全部涌上心头,鬼厉的脸色瞬间变得苍白无比,甚至于连他的手,也开始微微发抖。陆雪琪也是吃惊不小,但看了鬼厉的神情更是迷惑,惊道:“怎么了?”鬼厉没有回答,他只是身子微微颤抖,猛然大声嘶吼了一声:“师娘!”话音未落,他身形已折冲而上,如风驰电掣一般向那后山竹林深处冲去了。陆雪琪何等冰雪聪明,转眼便料知了一二,一时间她脸色也是惨白,身子轻颤,若是万一因为田不易的亡故,苏茹伤心之极时再生变故......鬼厉会怎样,她不敢想象,而到时候他们两人究竟要怎样面对,她也根本无法想象了!望着那个疯狂掠去的身影,她忽然感觉到从未有过的无助,如庞大的阴影笼罩在她的身旁,她有心要追去,可是这身躯脚步,竟仿佛被无形的力量所束缚,一点也动弹不得。只有在内心深处,她拼命地对着自己喊着:“不要......不要......”第446章无憾(1)水月大师身子顿了一下,道:“文敏之事,我意已决,你便过去和她说吧。不过......”她声音一个停顿,却又转过身来,脸上多了几分怜惜之色,望着陆雪琪道:“倒是你自己,雪琪,可曾为自己想过么?”陆雪琪一怔,道:“什么?”随即会意过来,脸色白了一下,缓缓露出一个无奈笑容,低声道:“师父,弟子命不好,不敢妄想了。”水月大师注视着自己这个清丽无双的弟子,只见她白衣飘飘,更有出尘之意,但面容中伤心之色,却不知堆积了多少。水月大师心中忽地没来由的一阵心疼,唤道:“雪琪。”陆雪琪抬头,看着水月大师,只听水月大师淡淡道:“雪琪,你情路艰辛,却又不愿回头,师父也没法子对你说什么。只是你我师徒一场,我也是不愿看你如此的,将来若有转机,青云门这里的条条规矩,自有我替你担着,你不必担心就是了。”陆雪琪身子大震,忍不住叫了一声:“师父......”却一时不知该说什么了。水月大师对着她笑了笑,却又是叹息一声,转身离去,不多时身影便消失在山岩石阶之下,只有山风中,隐隐传来她低低的轻语:“问世间,情为何物......”陆雪琪站在原地,一时心乱如麻,几番愁苦,柔肠百转,却仍是想不出什么结果来,只有在那恍惚之际,她心头忽然怔怔想到:不久之前,就在那河阳城外废弃义庄之中,田不易似也对她说过相似的话语。狐岐山,鬼王宗。一个俏丽的身影出现在了鬼王宗总堂所在的山腹甬道之中,与周围一切灰色沉闷的东西不同的是,这个身影动弹之际,仿佛是闪烁着耀眼的光亮,给这里压抑的气氛里带来了一抹色彩。通道中不时有鬼王宗的弟子走过,几乎没有一个人不被她所吸引的,但那女子眼波扫过处,却都纷纷一个个快步的走开了,似乎都不敢与她有更多的接触。就算是在这鬼王宗里,看来她也是一个特殊的存在。而她也真的很特别,眉目如画,娇媚无限,虽然比那九尾天狐小白少了一分媚意,却似乎又更多了一分柔和,不过纵然如此,以她曾经是合欢派妙公子的身份,金瓶儿如今大大方方地站在这鬼王宗的地界,仍然显得有些刺眼。不过金瓶儿显然不在乎周围人的目光,对她来说,被众人瞩目似乎早已习惯了,在那场兽妖浩劫的最后,南疆十万大山里的镇魔古洞中,她好不容易脱困而出,回到中土,这其中的曲折没人知道,她也没对任何人谈起。此刻,她的方向只有一个,鬼王要召见她。又经过了一个路口,面前甬道分作了左右两条,金瓶儿停住了脚步,向着左手边那条通道望了一眼,眼中似掠过几分异彩,随即消失,迈步向着右边的通道走去了。不久之前那场突如其来的古怪地震,给鬼王宗造成的伤害仍然随处可见,主要便是山岩石壁之上,多了许多不时可见、或大或小的裂痕,而在这四通八达、通风良好的甬道之中,却依然还漂浮着几分淡淡的血腥气息,挥之不去。这股淡淡血腥味道,金瓶儿自然也感觉到了,只是她心中诧异,面上却并未显露出来,她此刻在鬼王宗里地位不比往日合欢派,自然也不会多管闲事。只是她心中仍是对此暗暗吃惊,以她的见识阅历,自然可以感觉到这血腥之气大有古怪。这思绪之间,她已顺着通道走到了鬼王所在的屋子之外,她站住了脚步,正待开口叫人通报,忽然面前石门隆隆打开,从屋内传出鬼王笑声,道:“是瓶儿么,快些进来罢。”金瓶儿暗吃了一惊,但面上却堆起笑意,微笑道:“是。”说着走了进去。只见石室之中宽敞明亮,摆设虽不奢华,却也端庄大气,鬼王正坐在一张桌子之后,面前摆放着一大张白纸,旁边放着文房四宝,看来正在练字。金瓶儿向鬼王那里看了一眼,嫣然笑道:“宗主今日好兴致啊,怎么会想起写字了?”鬼王抬头向金瓶儿看来,微微一笑,金瓶儿突然面上笑容一僵,竟是感觉鬼王的目光隐隐如两道利刃刺来一般,与之对望,双目竟隐有刺痛之感。不过好在鬼王很快就将目光收了回来,仍看着自己手下之白纸,同时招手道:“你过来看看,我这一字写的如何?”金瓶儿心下暗暗吃惊,往日里她与鬼王相处时,从来都未有如此感觉,怎么这不过短短时日,鬼王的道行功力,竟似乎一日千里般精进了?不过她毕竟不是那种粗浅之人,心中暗自思索,脸上却堆起了笑容,走了过去,带起了一阵香风,笑道:“我可是个对写字一窍不通的俗人,宗主要我来看,当真是难为了我啊。”鬼王嘿嘿一笑,也不答话,让开了身子,金瓶儿站在桌旁,向桌上白纸看去,只见映入眼帘的,偌大一张白纸之上,赫然只写了一个大字:杀!这一字每一笔皆如铁划银勾,用力极重,似要透纸而出,凶意俨然,决无楷书之端正气象,又不似草书轻重自若,意态自由,全是一股杀伐之意,滚滚而来。金瓶儿心中一震,随即不知怎么感觉到身边有道冰冷目光看来,但耳边却传来鬼王和蔼的笑声,道:“瓶儿,你看这字写的如何?”金瓶儿满面笑容,如春风拂过,满室皆春,微笑道:“宗主这个字写的真好看啊,我便是练上十年,也写不出这般的字来。”鬼王淡淡地看着金瓶儿,金瓶儿在他目光之下,心中竟是隐隐有股寒意渗了出来,但脸上笑意仍是不减,直到她自己都觉得脸上肌肉因为保持笑容而有些酸疼的时候,鬼王忽地移开了目光。金瓶儿这才偷偷松了口气,同时心中暗自惊骇,此番回来,鬼王竟是与往日气度截然不同,一身杀伐之气直如巨涛狂潮一般,生生逼迫过来,而且看着鬼王模样,他自己也似乎根本没有丝毫遮掩的意思。这与他平日里的作风大相迥异,难道这些日子来,又发生了什么事么?金瓶儿心下正暗自回想,那边鬼王已经开口说道:“道长,不如你也来看看,老夫写的这一字如何?”金瓶儿心头又是一震,愕然转身看去,原来这石室角落之中,竟然还站着一人,做道家衣袍打扮,面目肃然。金瓶儿心中念头急转,更有几分惊疑,自己进入这石室之后,虽然一时被鬼王诡异杀气所震,神为之夺,但此人收敛全身气息站在一旁而不为自己发现,看来也是不可小觑。那道人应声缓步走了上来,向那桌上白纸上的字看了一会,半晌之后,道:“好字!”鬼王目光中寒意依旧,但面上仍笑道:“好在何处?”那道人道:“此字好在其字笔画走势与字意相辅相成,字有杀意,透字而出,难得,难得!”鬼王盯着那道人,道人神色不变,慢慢退后,站在了金瓶儿身旁三尺之处,鬼王面上神色忽然大笑了出来,道:“说的好,说的好,道长所言深得我心。”那道人微微垂首,算是谢过了。金瓶儿不禁向那道人多看了一眼,只听鬼王道:“瓶儿,我来为你介绍一下,这位乃是我宗的供奉强助,苍松道长。”金瓶儿双眉一挑,眼神中锐利之色一闪而过,随即微笑地看着苍松,笑道:“久仰,久仰了......”苍松道人对着金瓶儿点了点头,这时鬼王又道:“瓶儿,这次唤你回来,是因为我们圣教将有一件千年难见的大事,要你来相助一臂之力。”金瓶儿微笑道:“宗主只管吩咐就是,瓶儿定然全力以赴。”鬼王笑道:“具体事宜,大致我都与苍松道长交代过了,你稍后向他询问便知,此事虽然并不急在一时,但仍需抓紧,你们便先下去好好商量罢。”金瓶儿点了点头,与苍松道人同时向鬼王行了一礼,退了出去。石门缓缓关上,二人在通道中并肩而行,一时都没有说话,只有路经刚才那个三岔路口的时候,金瓶儿情不自禁又向左边那条道路看了一眼。也就在这个时候,耳边忽然传来苍松道人的声音:“鬼厉副宗主已经离开狐岐山多日了,仍未回来。”金瓶儿眉头一皱,目光也寒了下来,转头向苍松道人看去,但苍松道人视若无睹,只说完这句话后,自顾自向前走了去。金瓶儿面上片刻之后,缓缓又浮现出了几分神秘的笑意,冷笑了一声,跟着他走了过去。第451章悲哀(1)入夜,从河阳城头上向城内望去,万家灯火虽然是说不上,但星星点点无所不在的光亮,却仍然给人一种温暖的感觉。对于鬼厉来说,那或者正是他最为陌生的所在了吧?他默默凝望着那一片灯火,然后转过了身子。并不高大也不坚固的城墙上,此刻空无一人,萧瑟的晚风从河阳城外空旷的原野上吹了过来,掠过城头那些在兽妖浩劫中伤痕累累的城墙,吹在他和周一仙的身上。不知为何,小环和野狗道人没有在这里,只有周一仙和鬼厉在这个夜晚时分,站在了河阳城头。不过周一仙看来泰然自若,手中除了兀自还拿着那一根“仙人指路”的竹竿布幔,另一只手上则多了一只酒壶,此刻正饮下了一大口,发出满足的叹息声。“好酒啊!”他略带着几分笑意,然后对鬼厉道:“这酒还有些温热,你要不要来一口?”鬼厉默默摇了摇头,道:“前辈你自己喝吧。”周一仙嘿嘿笑了一声,又自顾自仰头喝了一口,只是这一口下去之后,他摇了摇酒壶,耸耸肩,却是顺手就将这酒壶丢下了城墙,看来这酒壶之中本也被他喝的只剩下了最后一口美酒,也不知是否心中过意不去,这才问了问鬼厉的。这一晚,月明星稀,月光如水,僻静的城墙之上被月光照的颇为光亮,周一仙喝了酒之后,便仰首望天,怔怔出神,一时没有说话了。鬼厉缓步走到城墙边上,目光随即落在了城砖上的某处,那里有数道深深的抓痕,而就在这些抓痕的附近,更多同样的痕迹正深深镂刻在了所有的砖墙上。触目惊心!“那些都是浩劫之中,无数兽妖留下的。”周一仙不知何时也走了过来,淡淡地道。在这个只有他们两人所在的城墙之上,这个游戏人间的老者似乎少了几分平日里的戏谑,反是看着鬼厉的目光中,多了几分的悲天悯人。鬼厉伸出手,在这些深深的抓痕中轻轻抚摸过去,触手从指尖传来的,是粗糙的砖墙硬涩的感觉,却不知有多少冤魂,曾在这些爪痕中呼号。他沉默了许久,道:“当初河阳城里无辜的百姓死了很多吗?”周一仙叹了口气,走到城墙边上,向下望去,在他眼眸之中,倒映着城中的灯火:“很多,虽然有许多百姓已经提早向北逃亡,但至少也有五成的河阳城百姓,无辜丧生,死在那些兽妖的手里。”鬼厉看向周一仙,忽然道:“前辈,你说那些无辜丧生的百姓,他们哪一个不是和我们一样的人,哪一个不是在这世上好好活着,不说是全部,但至少九成九的百姓,他们都是人畜无害的罢,可是为什么却有这飞来横祸?而如他们这一般人生,却又所为何来?”周一仙看着鬼厉,手扶着城墙,道:“你今日能站在这里,而那些百姓无辜丧命,我来问你,你以为是何缘故?”鬼厉默然许久,道:“我与他们不同,我修习道法,便是兽妖来了,亦可躲过。”周一仙点头道:“便是如此,你看这人人皆同,乃是从大眼光、大境界着眼,就如天音寺佛门所言:众生平等,便是这个意思。其实按佛门所言,何止是你我人类,便是蝼蚁猛兽,也与我等不分彼此的。”他顿了一下,微微一笑,又道:“只是,这境界处,人世间,却岂能是区区一种可以看清的?你身具大神通,有大法力,便可以绝境逢生,便可以施施然超脱于凡俗众生之上,是以说众生原是平等,但细微之处,却从未平等过。”鬼厉面露迷惘之色,缓缓摇首道:“我不想超脱众生之上,亦没有普渡众生的慈悲心怀,便如我虽然修道,却对那长生没有分毫兴趣。”周一仙淡淡道:“那你要的是什么?”鬼厉苦笑一声,笑容中满是苦涩,低声道:“便是这里了,我要的是什么,却连我自己也不知!”他脸上神情变幻,天上明月渐渐到了中天,月华更是灿烂,从天空洒了下来,将他的影子拉的很长。周一仙没有说话,只是静静地望着鬼厉,只是他目光神情之中,已是与往日截然不同的模样,纵然在他面前站着的是世间唯一修习过天书四卷的鬼厉,一身道法已是鬼神莫测,但周一仙此刻看去的身影,却仿佛远远比他更加的高大。他的儒雅,他的从容,夜风从他鬓边白发间穿过,甚至似乎连明月的光华,也悄悄聚敛在他这一边。只是鬼厉并没有发现什么异样,事实上,周一仙也只是平平静静地站在他的面前,而他自己,仿佛已沉浸在自己的思绪之中。半晌,鬼厉微微苦笑,道:“看来我果然是不成器的,连自己为什么活着,想要什么都想不清楚!”周一仙神色平静地望着鬼厉,嘴角有淡淡的笑容,道:“你错了,年轻人。”鬼厉怔了一下,这是他第一次从周一仙口中听到他称呼自己年轻人,不过这显然并非要点,他错愕了一下之后,道:“请教前辈,你说我错了,错在哪里?”周一仙淡淡道:“你以为自己想不清楚这个问题便是不成器么,以我看来,恰恰相反,你能去想这个问题,便是你远胜这世间他人之处了。”鬼厉愕然,道:“什么?”周一仙微微一笑,招手道:“你来看。”鬼厉走到周一仙的身边,顺着他手指的方向向下看去,河阳城中,月光之下,静谧里的那点点灯火,闪烁不停。周一仙望着那片灯火,眼神之中似也有种复杂的情绪,片刻之后,他静静地道:“你看见的是什么?”鬼厉道:“这是无数百姓家里的灯火。”周一仙点头道:“不错,便是灯火了。那一点点灯火,便如一个个鲜活的人,他们都在这世间活着,或得意,或不如意,但他们总归是要活下去的,只是我告诉你,这芸芸众生中,不知有多少人只是为了活着而活着,如你这般去苦恼去反思自己为何活着的人,万中也无一。”鬼厉哑然,这种说法他从未曾想过,但从这周一仙口中听到时,却似乎大有道理,自己竟不能反驳。周一仙看着他,脸上忽然流露出一种哀伤之色,只是这种神情转眼即过,随后他轻轻叹息了一声,伸出手拍了拍鬼厉的肩膀。鬼厉此刻虽然不能说是惊心动魄,心神动荡总是有的,但他一身修行立生反应,几乎是下意识就要侧身让过周一仙的手掌,但诡异之事突然发生,那个向来装神弄鬼、稀松平常的周一仙,那看似轻飘漂浮的手掌,以鬼厉的修行道行,竟站在原地没有躲了过去,就这么被周一仙轻轻拍下了。鬼厉心头一震,但还未等他反应过来,更加令他心神震动的话,却是从周一仙口中说了出来:“更何况,你乃是这世间里唯一修习了四卷天书的人,又怎么能与其他人一样呢?”此言一出,鬼厉身子大震,修行《天书》四卷之事,向来是他秘而不宣之事,事实上,从天帝宝库得来的《天书》第三卷与天音寺无字玉壁得来的《天书》第四卷,便是陆雪琪和那些天音寺的和尚们,也并不知晓那些神奇妙文乃是天书一脉相承,只有他从头到尾修习,才明白这些乃是天书四卷。然而此刻,周一仙却当着他的面,清清楚楚、明明白白地道破了这个秘密,如何不令他震骇,一时间他面上满是不可置信之色,盯着周一仙。周一仙淡淡笑了一下,道:“你虽然吃惊,也不必如此。”鬼厉上上下下仔细打量着面前这位老人,许久之后,忽然微笑,退后了一步,端正衣襟,恭恭敬敬地行了一礼,道:“小子无礼,过往怠慢了前辈,只是心中恰有不解之惑,望前辈为我解之?”周一仙神色从容,面前这位名动天下的人物对他如此恭敬,似乎他也丝毫没有不好意思的感觉,只道:“你心中所疑所惑,若是别人可以告诉你的,以你的悟性和天书的玄妙,又怎会悟不出呢?”鬼厉默然,徐徐道:“莫非前辈以为,在下心中所惑,其实无解么?”周一仙微笑摇头,道:“错了,你心中所惑,正要由你自己来解,你所修行之天书妙法,其中当有接近体悟自性之说罢。”鬼厉沉思片刻,点头道:“是,体悟自性,佛在心中而非身外,此乃天书中与佛门相近之处。”周一仙道:“便是如此了,人活一世所为何来,正是该当你自己体悟才是,老夫或可为你点拨,却不可说于你听的。”说罢,他微笑负手,走到了一边。鬼厉又是一阵沉默,半晌之后,他面上迷惘之色并不稍退,道:“生、死、别、离,我只见这四字始终人生,请教前辈,人性本苦么?”周一仙笑道:“错了,错了,你一生坎坷,便以为人人苦楚,其实不然。我且问你,你以为自己命苦么?”鬼厉一怔,张口欲言又止,周一仙已然笑道:“怎样,不好说了罢?便拿你近日过世之师父师娘来说,你以为他们是苦么?”鬼厉呐呐道:“师父和师娘他们......”周一仙肃容道:“田不易死得其所,是以他死而无憾,含笑而去;你师娘苏茹,与你恩师伉俪情深,不愿独活,你以为她伤心自尽,却不知她魂魄归处,能与丈夫相聚,却反是她最欢喜之事?”鬼厉愕然,一时说不出话来。周一仙淡淡道:“你为田不易夫妇过世伤悲,却不知他们夫妇二人或许反是最明白最无憾的人,以己度人,岂非可笑?”说到这里,周一仙忽然微笑了一下,看着鬼厉道:“你怕死么?”鬼厉犹豫了一下,低低叹了口气,道:“我怕!”周一仙道:“哦,我倒要问你,你怕的是什么,是这死字本身么?”鬼厉默默摇头,道:“我既然对长生无意,自也不在乎什么死了,我怕的是我死之后,心愿难了。”周一仙笑道:“这便是了,你可以看破了生死,心中却还有比生死更重之事,与其你百般问我心中困惑,不如好好想想这些更重要的事罢?”鬼厉眉头一皱,眼光一亮,似有所悟,但却并未展颜,反是又陷入更深的思虑之中了。周一仙也不去打扰他,悄悄走开到一旁,抬头看去,只见明月当空,月光如水,尽数都洒了下来。旷野之上,晚风萧萧,星移斗转,苍穹无限。他凝望良久,忽地发出一声深深的叹息。背后忽然传来鬼厉的声音:“前辈,你心中莫非也有什么看不穿的事么?”“我?”周一仙没有回头,仍然凝望着远方天际的那轮明月,半晌之后,只听他淡淡地道:“我既然仍在这世间流浪,便也有看不穿的心思了。”“哦,是什么?”周一仙微微一笑,道:“我看不穿的,是这个轮回啊!”青云山,小竹峰。一直一来,小竹峰上都是只有女弟子,所以这里的气氛不比青云各脉,向来都安静平和,便是白日之中,也常常是一片寂静,只有鸟语花香,回荡在这座秀丽的山峰之上。不过自从昨日水月大师带着一众弟子,从大竹峰奔丧回来之后,小竹峰上的气氛在平静之中,还带着几分肃穆与压抑了,许多年轻的小竹峰女弟子们都是第一次看到,水月大师掩饰不住的落寞与伤心之意,而以她如今的修行,本是早该喜怒不形于色了才对。文敏向来是最懂水月大师心思的人,她也早早传话给姐妹们,让她们都注意分寸,尤其不可高声谈笑,以免意外的触怒师父,在这样的劝喻之下,小竹峰上自然是一片肃然。而从大竹峰归来之后,水月大师便将自己关在了那间竹林精舍之中,不再露面,文敏等弟子大着胆子前去问安,却也没让进去见面,直把文敏等人搞的有些担忧起来。这一日,文敏已经一日一夜不见水月大师从那间竹林精舍出来了,心中焦虑,便找了陆雪琪同来,陆雪琪看去心情也是不佳,本是不愿来的,但经不住文敏几番劝说,她倒也有几分担心起水月大师了,便随了文敏过来。文敏与陆雪琪来到这竹林之中,站在精舍之外,文敏向陆雪琪使了个颜色,陆雪琪迟疑了一下,走了上去,轻轻敲门,道:“师父,弟子陆雪琪和文师姐有事拜见。”精舍之中一片寂静,没有人回答。陆雪琪与文敏对望一眼,文敏皱起了眉头,面上担忧之色更重。其实以水月大师的性子来说,本也有几分与常人不同,放在往日里莫说是这般不搭理弟子,便是突然不见踪影数日,也是有的。但不知为何,文敏等刚刚参加了大竹峰的丧礼回来,多少了解了几分内幕缘由,便对这些行径似乎有些敏感起来了。文敏咳嗽了一声,微微提高了声音,道:“师父,今日早间,长门萧逸才萧师兄派人送来了一封书信在此,弟子就呈进去了。”精舍之内,还是一片沉默,文敏深深吸了口气,走上一步,推开了精舍的房门。陆雪琪紧紧跟在她的身后,也走了进去。二人走到屋内,目光扫了一眼,都是两道秀眉皱了起来。精舍本就没有多大,屋内摆设又是简单,一眼见底,二人却是没有看见水月大师的身影。文敏叹了口气,道:“师父居然不在这里,不知她老人家会到哪儿去了?”陆雪琪默然摇头,沉吟了片刻,道:“师姐,我们还是先回去吧,或者果然是我们多虑了,师父与苏茹师叔虽然感情深厚,但最多也是伤心一场,我想不会出事的。”文敏点了点头,道:“也只好如此了,可是我心里总是有些不安。”陆雪琪轻叹一声,微微摇头,转身走了出去,文敏又向屋内看了一眼,然后从怀中拿出一封封口的书信,轻轻放在桌子上,随后也走了出去,片刻之后,房门被她从身后合上,发出“啪”的一声轻响。屋子之中,又陷入了一片寂静。第449章杀意(1)鬼厉心急如焚,全力掠去,以他如今之道行,一时之间道路两侧花草树木尽数为之侧倒,如海水之中劈开了一条缝隙。迎面之风,因为他速度太快而刮的面孔隐隐生疼,然而他却丝毫也没有在意。此刻在他心中,只有后山竹林里那位苏茹的身影了。大黄的吠声犹在耳边,狂燥之极,鬼厉的身影从山下石阶上霍然冲天而起,发出尖锐的破空之声,冲上了石阶。人还在半空,鬼厉的心中却是猛然一寒,几乎不能自控,险些掉了下来。地面之上,不知何时多了两个一人多长宽的洞穴,旁边堆着两堆泥土,看那泥土兀自带着湿气,想来必定是苏茹刚刚自行挖掘的。一想到这两个洞穴的用处,鬼厉就面无人色,头皮发麻。而田不易的遗体还是安静地躺在原处并没有动弹,但是此刻鬼厉最担忧的苏茹,却是扑在了田不易的胸口处,一动不动。旁边,大黄正是对着苏茹,不停地大声狂吠着。鬼厉心中直沉了下去,看着那不久之前还在眼前的苗条身影,他竟有种不敢面对不敢靠近的胆怯。这个时候,在他的身后,石阶上缓缓出现了面色苍白的陆雪琪,她远远地站在那里,默默凝视着这一切。鬼厉压制住自己狂乱的心跳,轻轻叫了一声:“师娘?”苏茹的身体一动不动,没有任何的回应。鬼厉的脚步缓缓向前迈去,每走一步都显得很是吃力,大黄的吠叫声仍然不绝于耳,终于,他靠近了苏茹的身体,口中低声地道:“师娘......你别吓我......”微显得颤抖的手碰在了苏茹的肩膀,鬼厉咬了咬牙,手上用力,将苏茹的身体翻转过来,片刻之后,一张意外的略带着微笑的脸庞,呈现在他的眼前。苏茹微笑着,嘴角似有一丝欣慰,也许是和丈夫在一起吧。她的身体还是温暖的,她的神情依然恬静而端庄,只是没了生气。大黄的吠声还在狂叫着,但声音已然渐渐沙哑!鬼厉的双腿一软,坐在了地上,瞬间之后,脑海中一片空白。“师娘也去了......”这是他脑海中唯一的呐喊声,在他的心中无止境地回荡着。翌日,青云门所有的其余各脉都接到了大竹峰一脉传来的噩耗,首座田不易与其夫人苏茹,双双离世。田不易夫妇在青云门中地位非同小可,素有人望,这个噩耗转眼间震动了青云门上下,一时飞来大竹峰悼念的同门无数,从龙首峰匆匆赶回的田灵儿在父母灵前哭成了个泪人,而其余各脉长老念及旧日情谊,虽然都是修道有成之人,却也多有落泪的,其中尤以向来与苏茹最要好的小竹峰首座水月大师最为伤心。在这一片肃穆悲切的气氛里,却仍然还有些不太正常的蛛丝马迹,以田不易夫妇的地位人望,其余各脉首座尽皆到场,惟独长门通天峰内,虽然上一辈的长老来了不少,但偏偏一门之主、青云掌教的道玄真人,反不见踪影,这不免显得通天峰有些轻视大竹峰一脉的意思出来。宋大仁等大竹峰弟子诸人都是一身重孝,面有哀容,往来接送同门,无不恭恭敬敬,但看到萧逸才等长门弟子时,却不时是面有怒容,言谈间也冷淡了许多,萧逸才等人心里有愧,也不好说什么,除了苦笑之外,也只得站在一旁闭嘴不言。香火缭绕,哭声不绝,这一片哀切之意,大抵是对故人逝去的伤怀,在原先清秀静谧的大竹峰山头飘散不去。人活一世,却不知死去之后是否当真有灵,若果然如是,则故人在玄冥中看着这一切,不知又会作何感想?不过想必那田不易,是不会做伤心状的罢!一个身影,从青云山方向飘了下来,看着似乎有些茫然,在路口几分疑惑,几分惘然,最后慢慢走了过去,在午间的时候,独自一人进入了河阳城内。大街上人来人往,虽不比往日热闹景象,却看得出这座城池正在缓缓恢复生气,有人在浩劫中故去了,也有人幸存下来,更有新的孩子长大成人,一世一代,轮转不止。鬼厉站在街头,默默望着这街头人潮,陌生的人们从身旁经过,如潮水一波一波永无止歇,他置身于人海,这周围的一切都是和他一摸一样的人们,他们生、老、病、死,在轮回中安静而泰然地活着。可是人为什么要活着呢?鬼厉忽然这么想着。师父和师娘去世了,死在了自己的面前,痛彻心肺之后,他剩下的除了麻木便只有疲倦了。这一生,还剩下什么呢?这一世,他仿佛觉得自己正在走着一条远远比别人长的多的路,而这条路,还看不到尽头。他木然迈步走去,远近身外不停有声音传来,叫卖声,呼喊声,甚至只要他愿意,连隔了一条街远外的妇人教训孩子的声音,也可以听得清清楚楚,只是这一切,他却只觉得离自己竟如此遥远,恍惚中,他只觉自己已不似这人世之人。不知不觉中,他走到了一处,抬眼看去,只见那似曾相识的酒楼牌子,他心底深处,忽然动了一下,情不自禁地走了进去。酒楼里的客人少的可怜,显然这里的生意仍然还未从那一场浩劫之中恢复过来,店小二迎了过来,笑容可掬地问道:“客官,要吃饭还是喝酒啊?”鬼厉沉默了一下,一时却说不出话来,从青云山上下来之后,他整个人浑浑噩噩,似乎对什么都提不起精神,那种感觉,带着几分绝望,就像十年前他亲眼目睹了碧瑶替他挡了那一剑。然而这十年之后,他却似乎少了那一份疯狂,多了的是疲累。“客官,客官?”店小二微微提高的声音叫醒了鬼厉,他木然摇了摇头,走到旁边一个僻静的位置坐了下来。店小二跟了过来,依然是带着笑容,道:“客官,要吃些什么?”“你这里......”他缓缓地说着,忽然从记忆深处某个地方,有个东西闪了一下,“你这里,还有没有‘清蒸寐鱼’?”店小二怔了一下,随即笑了起来,道:“客官,莫非你以前是我们山海苑的常客么,这道清蒸寐鱼乃是我们当初的招牌菜,不过现在是吃不到了。”鬼厉怔了一下,道:“这是为何?”店小二耸了耸肩膀,道:“还不是要怪那些杀千刀的兽妖,当日那些兽妖占据这里时,方圆数百里内都遭了殃,就连城外河里的那些鱼儿,竟也被一卷而空,时至今日,莫说可以做菜的寐鱼,便是鱼苗,也难得见上一尾了。”鬼厉若有所失,面色不知怎么,又黯淡了几分,店小二感叹了半晌,才记起正是,连忙问道:“客官,你不如点些其他的菜罢?”鬼厉怔怔望着别处,随口道:“算了,你看着来几样酒菜吧。”店小二点了点头,转身离去了,只是走到一半,那门口处却又进来了三人,店小二心中吃了一惊,暗想今日生意居然转好了么,连忙迎了上去,不料那三人只在这店里打量了一下,忽然看到鬼厉,其中一人便叫了出来,声音中似还带着几分意外。鬼厉听到异声,且这声音听来有几分熟悉,转头看去,也是一怔,所谓天涯何处不相逢,站在那边的三人正是周一仙、小环还有野狗三人,叫出声来的正是周一仙。第447章无憾(2)青云山,小竹峰。山风吹过了青翠竹林,带起阵阵竹涛,在空谷幽林中回荡着。文敏抬头看了看天空,只见天际万里无云,蔚蓝一片,看去似乎有种透明的感觉。她深深吸了口气,心情也好了些,不过她的脚步并没有慢下来,穿过了竹林小径,很快的她便看到了师父水月大师静修的那间小小竹舍。她走到门口,在门扉上轻轻敲了敲,道:“师父,我回来了。”水月大师的声音传了出来,道:“是敏儿么,进来吧。”文敏推开门走了进去,竹舍不大,进门之后她便望见水月大师盘膝坐在榻上,闭目养神。她走到一旁,道:“师父。”水月大师缓缓睁开了眼睛,看了她一眼,见只有她只身一人,道:“怎么,没找到人?”文敏点了点头,道:“是,我今日去过两次陆师妹的住处了,可她都不在,找其他姐妹们问过,却也无人看见她的踪影。莫不是她有事下山去了?”水月大师面无表情,道:“雪琪向来知道轻重,若下山必定会知会我一声,你们找不到她,多半是......”她的声音顿了一下,似乎想到了什么,便转了话头,对文敏道:“既然找不着她,那便算了罢,反正也没有什么要紧的事,你下去自行修习功课去吧。”文敏点了点头,应了一声,然后向水月大师行了一礼,随后走了出去,临走时还轻轻将竹舍的门扉关好了。待屋外文敏的脚步声渐渐远去消失之后,水月大师一向波澜不惊的脸上才慢慢浮起了一丝若有所思的神情,许久,她低低地叹了口气。光线从竹舍的窗口照了进来,将这间精致而简朴的竹舍照得透亮,水月大师默默下了竹榻,走到门前,拉开门走了出去,留下了一片静寂在这小小的空间中。望月台是小竹峰上的极僻静处,每到夜色晴朗明月当空的时候,这里的景色便十分动人,传说月圆之夜,月华如水,经由这望月台白石折射之后,足可以辉映小竹峰整座山脉,实已是人间奇景,也是青云山上有名的景色之一。这过往十年中,陆雪琪便时常在夜深人静的时候,在此对月舞剑,水月大师乃是自小养育陆雪琪长大的恩师,如师亦如母,更无人比她更了解陆雪琪的心思了。当下听说文敏找不到陆雪琪,她略一思索之后,便料到陆雪琪多半来了这僻静地方。这一路走来,竹林愈加茂盛,也同时离前山那些热闹的殿堂楼阁越来越远,虽然水月大师自己的居室也在僻静之地,但是走在这小径上,听着道路两旁竹涛不绝于耳,仍是忍不住心地为之一空。不知道雪琪她是不是也是因为这种感觉,才特别喜爱这个地方呢?水月大师心里悄悄这么想着,向着望月台上走去。果然,她才踏上望月台,便望见那个熟悉的白衣身影静静伫立在横空而出孤悬崖边的巨石之上,无尽深渊里山风呼啸不停地吹来,陆雪琪的白衣也随风猎猎飞舞。天琊还在她的手间,静静散发着淡蓝着的霞光瑞气。水月大师看着她的背影,默然许久,眼中似乎有某种复杂的情绪,眼光也闪动不停,半晌之后,她才轻轻咳嗽了一声。陆雪琪立刻发觉了身后异样,微感惊讶,此时正是白日,向来不会有小竹峰的姐妹来此偏僻之地,怎么今日却有人到来此处,而且来人到了身后近处,自己却一点也没发现。她疾转过身子,映入眼帘的却是恩师水月大师的身影,陆雪琪怔了一下,连忙从巨石上飘了下来,来到水月大师的身前,低头行礼道:“师父,你怎么来了?”水月大师眼中有几分疼惜,用手拉了拉陆雪琪的衣襟,柔声道:“此处吹来的罡风颇具寒厉之气,虽然你道行已深,但也不宜多吹,总归是没有好处的。”陆雪琪垂首道:“弟子知道了,多谢师父关心。”水月大师看了她一眼,叹了口气,道:“你心里是不是有些怨恨为师的?”陆雪琪吃了一惊,道:“师父,你怎么如此说?”水月大师淡淡道:“我将那个秘密告诉了你,并让你下山,谁知天意弄人,几番波折,却令你不得不出手杀了被诛仙古剑制住的大竹峰田师叔,而且还是在那个人面前出的手。”陆雪琪神情一黯,却缓缓摇了摇头,道:“师父,你别说了,弟子心里都早已想得清楚了。此事乃是天意,师父你自己也想不到的,何况当日最后时刻,虽然田师叔他老人家口不能言,但我心里清楚明白地感觉到他的心意,那一剑,田师叔他也是要我出手的。”她的声音顿了顿,神色之间忽然露出萧索之意,似自嘲,似苦笑,幽幽地道:“至于和那人之间......弟子本就不抱希望了,门阀条规,道义如山,我自己明白的很。大竹峰的田师叔是从小将他养大成人的恩师,他向来视之如父,如今却死在我的手里,换了我是他,也是难以接受的。”说到这里,她默然抬头,望向水月大师,凄凉一笑,道:“师父,你不用担心弟子,我、我真的都已经看开了!”水月大师心中一痛,以她的阅历眼光,此刻陆雪琪心中所想,她如何会看不出来,只是此事实在太过出人意料,亦无丝毫转圜余地,往日她虽然坚决反对这个倔强弟子的感情,但此时此刻,终究是于心不忍。只是再不忍,到头来还是无济于事,水月大师轻轻叹息了一声,摇了摇头,柔声道:“雪琪,你不要太过伤心了,别伤了身子。”陆雪琪强笑了笑,低声道:“师父,你过来这偏僻之地找我,可是有什么要紧事么?”水月大师点了点头,道:“不错,这里的确有一件事,虽然不大,却看来十分蹊跷,而且我想来想去,还是只有你比较合适。”陆雪琪道:“什么事?”水月大师看了她一眼,道:“其实还是那个秘密的。对了,当日你是说变故发生之后,你是亲自将鬼厉和田不易的遗体送到大竹峰上去的么?”陆雪琪听到“鬼厉”二字,脸色微微变了变,但随后点了点头,肯定地道:“是,当日他......那人受了重伤,虽然并无性命之忧,但要独自带着田师叔遗体回山,实在是太过吃力,而且此事也不宜久拖,弟子便送了他们一程。不过我也只是送到大竹峰上,一待他们落地之后,我便离开了。”水月大师点了点头,道:“不错,古怪便是在这里了。”陆雪琪略感意外,道:“怎么了,师父?”水月大师淡淡道:“如你所言,早在两日之前,田不易的遗体便已经回到大竹峰上了,但是直到今日,大竹峰上却并无一丝哀悼消息发出。”陆雪琪吃力一惊,不由得也皱起了眉头。水月大师负手走到一边,远远眺望出去,只见云雾远方,大竹峰在那个方向若隐若现,她看了半晌,道:“田不易乃是大竹峰一脉首座,地位非同小可,只要消息一出,便是掌教真人也得过去祭奠,但大竹峰上秘而不宣,岂非是很奇怪的一件事?”她停顿了一下,转头看向陆雪琪,道:“除此之外,我早上亦悄悄派人找了个借口去了龙首峰,发现田灵儿仍然还在龙首峰上,对自己父亲过世的消息,居然也是一无所知。”陆雪琪默然许久,道:“弟子明白了。”水月大师点了点头,道:“你冰雪聪明,我也不多说什么了。其实我并非怀疑什么,苏茹乃是我的师妹,我二人直如姐妹一般,不为别人,我其实更是担心她夫妻情深,一时想不开做了傻事。但大竹峰一日不发丧,我身为小竹峰首座,也不方便过去探望,加上此事之中颇多隐秘曲折,别人实也不方便,也只好让你再过去一趟了。”陆雪琪点了点头,道:“弟子知道,既然如此,若无其他事情,弟子这便过去了。”水月大师微微点头,道:“也好,你一路小心,如有什么变故,早早回来告知我一声。”陆雪琪应了一声,向水月大师行了一礼,转过身来,起手处天琊神剑神光亮起,人随剑走,只听一声破空锐啸,人已化作一道蓝光,冲天而起去了。水月大师看着陆雪琪那略显匆忙的身影,浑不似她往日冷静之风,便知道这个倔强痴情的徒儿虽然表面坚强,口中放下,但心中却是千千万万个放不下的。她默然许久,最后也只是低低叹息了一声,摇了摇头,回身走下了望月台,径直去了。千里之外,狐岐山中。第443章血兆(2)我修的可能是假仙入夜,从河阳城头上向城内望去,万家灯火虽然是说不上,但星星点点无所不在的光亮,却仍然给人一种温暖的感觉。对于鬼厉来说,那或者正是他最为陌生的所在了吧?他默默凝望着那一片灯火,然后转过了身子。并不高大也不坚固的城墙上,此刻空无一人,萧瑟的晚风从河阳城外空旷的原野上吹了过来,掠过城头那些在兽妖浩劫中伤痕累累的城墙,吹在他和周一仙的身上。不知为何,小环和野狗道人没有在这里,只有周一仙和鬼厉在这个夜晚时分,站在了河阳城头。不过周一仙看来泰然自若,手中除了兀自还拿着那一根“仙人指路”的竹竿布幔,另一只手上则多了一只酒壶,此刻正饮下了一大口,发出满足的叹息声。“好酒啊!”他略带着几分笑意,然后对鬼厉道:“这酒还有些温热,你要不要来一口?”鬼厉默默摇了摇头,道:“前辈你自己喝吧。”周一仙嘿嘿笑了一声,又自顾自仰头喝了一口,只是这一口下去之后,他摇了摇酒壶,耸耸肩,却是顺手就将这酒壶丢下了城墙,看来这酒壶之中本也被他喝的只剩下了最后一口美酒,也不知是否心中过意不去,这才问了问鬼厉的。这一晚,月明星稀,月光如水,僻静的城墙之上被月光照的颇为光亮,周一仙喝了酒之后,便仰首望天,怔怔出神,一时没有说话了。鬼厉缓步走到城墙边上,目光随即落在了城砖上的某处,那里有数道深深的抓痕,而就在这些抓痕的附近,更多同样的痕迹正深深镂刻在了所有的砖墙上。触目惊心!“那些都是浩劫之中,无数兽妖留下的。”周一仙不知何时也走了过来,淡淡地道。在这个只有他们两人所在的城墙之上,这个游戏人间的老者似乎少了几分平日里的戏谑,反是看着鬼厉的目光中,多了几分的悲天悯人。鬼厉伸出手,在这些深深的抓痕中轻轻抚摸过去,触手从指尖传来的,是粗糙的砖墙硬涩的感觉,却不知有多少冤魂,曾在这些爪痕中呼号。他沉默了许久,道:“当初河阳城里无辜的百姓死了很多吗?”周一仙叹了口气,走到城墙边上,向下望去,在他眼眸之中,倒映着城中的灯火:“很多,虽然有许多百姓已经提早向北逃亡,但至少也有五成的河阳城百姓,无辜丧生,死在那些兽妖的手里。”鬼厉看向周一仙,忽然道:“前辈,你说那些无辜丧生的百姓,他们哪一个不是和我们一样的人,哪一个不是在这世上好好活着,不说是全部,但至少九成九的百姓,他们都是人畜无害的罢,可是为什么却有这飞来横祸?而如他们这一般人生,却又所为何来?”周一仙看着鬼厉,手扶着城墙,道:“你今日能站在这里,而那些百姓无辜丧命,我来问你,你以为是何缘故?”鬼厉默然许久,道:“我与他们不同,我修习道法,便是兽妖来了,亦可躲过。”周一仙点头道:“便是如此,你看这人人皆同,乃是从大眼光、大境界着眼,就如天音寺佛门所言:众生平等,便是这个意思。其实按佛门所言,何止是你我人类,便是蝼蚁猛兽,也与我等不分彼此的。”他顿了一下,微微一笑,又道:“只是,这境界处,人世间,却岂能是区区一种可以看清的?你身具大神通,有大法力,便可以绝境逢生,便可以施施然超脱于凡俗众生之上,是以说众生原是平等,但细微之处,却从未平等过。”鬼厉面露迷惘之色,缓缓摇首道:“我不想超脱众生之上,亦没有普渡众生的慈悲心怀,便如我虽然修道,却对那长生没有分毫兴趣。”周一仙淡淡道:“那你要的是什么?”鬼厉苦笑一声,笑容中满是苦涩,低声道:“便是这里了,我要的是什么,却连我自己也不知!”他脸上神情变幻,天上明月渐渐到了中天,月华更是灿烂,从天空洒了下来,将他的影子拉的很长。周一仙没有说话,只是静静地望着鬼厉,只是他目光神情之中,已是与往日截然不同的模样,纵然在他面前站着的是世间唯一修习过天书四卷的鬼厉,一身道法已是鬼神莫测,但周一仙此刻看去的身影,却仿佛远远比他更加的高大。他的儒雅,他的从容,夜风从他鬓边白发间穿过,甚至似乎连明月的光华,也悄悄聚敛在他这一边。只是鬼厉并没有发现什么异样,事实上,周一仙也只是平平静静地站在他的面前,而他自己,仿佛已沉浸在自己的思绪之中。半晌,鬼厉微微苦笑,道:“看来我果然是不成器的,连自己为什么活着,想要什么都想不清楚!”周一仙神色平静地望着鬼厉,嘴角有淡淡的笑容,道:“你错了,年轻人。”鬼厉怔了一下,这是他第一次从周一仙口中听到他称呼自己年轻人,不过这显然并非要点,他错愕了一下之后,道:“请教前辈,你说我错了,错在哪里?”周一仙淡淡道:“你以为自己想不清楚这个问题便是不成器么,以我看来,恰恰相反,你能去想这个问题,便是你远胜这世间他人之处了。”鬼厉愕然,道:“什么?”周一仙微微一笑,招手道:“你来看。”鬼厉走到周一仙的身边,顺着他手指的方向向下看去,河阳城中,月光之下,静谧里的那点点灯火,闪烁不停。周一仙望着那片灯火,眼神之中似也有种复杂的情绪,片刻之后,他静静地道:“你看见的是什么?”鬼厉道:“这是无数百姓家里的灯火。”周一仙点头道:“不错,便是灯火了。那一点点灯火,便如一个个鲜活的人,他们都在这世间活着,或得意,或不如意,但他们总归是要活下去的,只是我告诉你,这芸芸众生中,不知有多少人只是为了活着而活着,如你这般去苦恼去反思自己为何活着的人,万中也无一。”鬼厉哑然,这种说法他从未曾想过,但从这周一仙口中听到时,却似乎大有道理,自己竟不能反驳。周一仙看着他,脸上忽然流露出一种哀伤之色,只是这种神情转眼即过,随后他轻轻叹息了一声,伸出手拍了拍鬼厉的肩膀。鬼厉此刻虽然不能说是惊心动魄,心神动荡总是有的,但他一身修行立生反应,几乎是下意识就要侧身让过周一仙的手掌,但诡异之事突然发生,那个向来装神弄鬼、稀松平常的周一仙,那看似轻飘漂浮的手掌,以鬼厉的修行道行,竟站在原地没有躲了过去,就这么被周一仙轻轻拍下了。鬼厉心头一震,但还未等他反应过来,更加令他心神震动的话,却是从周一仙口中说了出来:“更何况,你乃是这世间里唯一修习了四卷天书的人,又怎么能与其他人一样呢?”此言一出,鬼厉身子大震,修行《天书》四卷之事,向来是他秘而不宣之事,事实上,从天帝宝库得来的《天书》第三卷与天音寺无字玉壁得来的《天书》第四卷,便是陆雪琪和那些天音寺的和尚们,也并不知晓那些神奇妙文乃是天书一脉相承,只有他从头到尾修习,才明白这些乃是天书四卷。然而此刻,周一仙却当着他的面,清清楚楚、明明白白地道破了这个秘密,如何不令他震骇,一时间他面上满是不可置信之色,盯着周一仙。周一仙淡淡笑了一下,道:“你虽然吃惊,也不必如此。”鬼厉上上下下仔细打量着面前这位老人,许久之后,忽然微笑,退后了一步,端正衣襟,恭恭敬敬地行了一礼,道:“小子无礼,过往怠慢了前辈,只是心中恰有不解之惑,望前辈为我解之?”周一仙神色从容,面前这位名动天下的人物对他如此恭敬,似乎他也丝毫没有不好意思的感觉,只道:“你心中所疑所惑,若是别人可以告诉你的,以你的悟性和天书的玄妙,又怎会悟不出呢?”鬼厉默然,徐徐道:“莫非前辈以为,在下心中所惑,其实无解么?”周一仙微笑摇头,道:“错了,你心中所惑,正要由你自己来解,你所修行之天书妙法,其中当有接近体悟自性之说罢。”鬼厉沉思片刻,点头道:“是,体悟自性,佛在心中而非身外,此乃天书中与佛门相近之处。”周一仙道:“便是如此了,人活一世所为何来,正是该当你自己体悟才是,老夫或可为你点拨,却不可说于你听的。”说罢,他微笑负手,走到了一边。鬼厉又是一阵沉默,半晌之后,他面上迷惘之色并不稍退,道:“生、死、别、离,我只见这四字始终人生,请教前辈,人性本苦么?”周一仙笑道:“错了,错了,你一生坎坷,便以为人人苦楚,其实不然。我且问你,你以为自己命苦么?”鬼厉一怔,张口欲言又止,周一仙已然笑道:“怎样,不好说了罢?便拿你近日过世之师父师娘来说,你以为他们是苦么?”鬼厉呐呐道:“师父和师娘他们......”周一仙肃容道:“田不易死得其所,是以他死而无憾,含笑而去;你师娘苏茹,与你恩师伉俪情深,不愿独活,你以为她伤心自尽,却不知她魂魄归处,能与丈夫相聚,却反是她最欢喜之事?”鬼厉愕然,一时说不出话来。周一仙淡淡道:“你为田不易夫妇过世伤悲,却不知他们夫妇二人或许反是最明白最无憾的人,以己度人,岂非可笑?”说到这里,周一仙忽然微笑了一下,看着鬼厉道:“你怕死么?”鬼厉犹豫了一下,低低叹了口气,道:“我怕!”周一仙道:“哦,我倒要问你,你怕的是什么,是这死字本身么?”鬼厉默默摇头,道:“我既然对长生无意,自也不在乎什么死了,我怕的是我死之后,心愿难了。”周一仙笑道:“这便是了,你可以看破了生死,心中却还有比生死更重之事,与其你百般问我心中困惑,不如好好想想这些更重要的事罢?”鬼厉眉头一皱,眼光一亮,似有所悟,但却并未展颜,反是又陷入更深的思虑之中了。周一仙也不去打扰他,悄悄走开到一旁,抬头看去,只见明月当空,月光如水,尽数都洒了下来。旷野之上,晚风萧萧,星移斗转,苍穹无限。他凝望良久,忽地发出一声深深的叹息。背后忽然传来鬼厉的声音:“前辈,你心中莫非也有什么看不穿的事么?”“我?”周一仙没有回头,仍然凝望着远方天际的那轮明月,半晌之后,只听他淡淡地道:“我既然仍在这世间流浪,便也有看不穿的心思了。”“哦,是什么?”周一仙微微一笑,道:“我看不穿的,是这个轮回啊!”青云山,小竹峰。一直一来,小竹峰上都是只有女弟子,所以这里的气氛不比青云各脉,向来都安静平和,便是白日之中,也常常是一片寂静,只有鸟语花香,回荡在这座秀丽的山峰之上。不过自从昨日水月大师带着一众弟子,从大竹峰奔丧回来之后,小竹峰上的气氛在平静之中,还带着几分肃穆与压抑了,许多年轻的小竹峰女弟子们都是第一次看到,水月大师掩饰不住的落寞与伤心之意,而以她如今的修行,本是早该喜怒不形于色了才对。文敏向来是最懂水月大师心思的人,她也早早传话给姐妹们,让她们都注意分寸,尤其不可高声谈笑,以免意外的触怒师父,在这样的劝喻之下,小竹峰上自然是一片肃然。而从大竹峰归来之后,水月大师便将自己关在了那间竹林精舍之中,不再露面,文敏等弟子大着胆子前去问安,却也没让进去见面,直把文敏等人搞的有些担忧起来。这一日,文敏已经一日一夜不见水月大师从那间竹林精舍出来了,心中焦虑,便找了陆雪琪同来,陆雪琪看去心情也是不佳,本是不愿来的,但经不住文敏几番劝说,她倒也有几分担心起水月大师了,便随了文敏过来。文敏与陆雪琪来到这竹林之中,站在精舍之外,文敏向陆雪琪使了个颜色,陆雪琪迟疑了一下,走了上去,轻轻敲门,道:“师父,弟子陆雪琪和文师姐有事拜见。”精舍之中一片寂静,没有人回答。陆雪琪与文敏对望一眼,文敏皱起了眉头,面上担忧之色更重。其实以水月大师的性子来说,本也有几分与常人不同,放在往日里莫说是这般不搭理弟子,便是突然不见踪影数日,也是有的。但不知为何,文敏等刚刚参加了大竹峰的丧礼回来,多少了解了几分内幕缘由,便对这些行径似乎有些敏感起来了。文敏咳嗽了一声,微微提高了声音,道:“师父,今日早间,长门萧逸才萧师兄派人送来了一封书信在此,弟子就呈进去了。”精舍之内,还是一片沉默,文敏深深吸了口气,走上一步,推开了精舍的房门。陆雪琪紧紧跟在她的身后,也走了进去。二人走到屋内,目光扫了一眼,都是两道秀眉皱了起来。精舍本就没有多大,屋内摆设又是简单,一眼见底,二人却是没有看见水月大师的身影。文敏叹了口气,道:“师父居然不在这里,不知她老人家会到哪儿去了?”陆雪琪默然摇头,沉吟了片刻,道:“师姐,我们还是先回去吧,或者果然是我们多虑了,师父与苏茹师叔虽然感情深厚,但最多也是伤心一场,我想不会出事的。”文敏点了点头,道:“也只好如此了,可是我心里总是有些不安。”陆雪琪轻叹一声,微微摇头,转身走了出去,文敏又向屋内看了一眼,然后从怀中拿出一封封口的书信,轻轻放在桌子上,随后也走了出去,片刻之后,房门被她从身后合上,发出“啪”的一声轻响。屋子之中,又陷入了一片寂静。第449章杀意(1)古老的洞穴之中,忽地想起了一阵沉闷的轰鸣,那声音不大,但似乎却令这座宽敞的洞穴都在颤抖,古老的狗神神像就在小白的面前,在那阵低鸣声中,缓缓降了下去,沉入了地底,直到大半个身子都被遮盖,只有神像的狗头还留在地面之上。在神像的背后,出现了一片光滑的石壁,与周围的石壁不同,那上边似乎笼罩着一层淡淡黑气,让人看不真切。不过这已难不倒小白了,她嘴角露出淡淡一丝笑意,走上前去,伸手袖袍一挥,一阵轻风随即从她手底席卷而至,在那石壁之上扫过,登时将那股黑气吹开了去。随后,石壁上深沉的黑暗中,突然浮现出一点金色的光芒,片刻之后,只见又是一点,点点金光如突然降临这俗世的神迹,纷纷在石壁之上如泉涌一般涌现了出来,组成了一幕幕神奇的图画与文字,甚至连站在不远之外的小白,她的脸庞上也被金光折射的微微发亮。小白凝视着面前这依次呈现、光环流转的神秘图文,眼波流转,一行一行看了过去,在她面前的,便是传承了无数岁月古老巫族最后的秘密所在,她的目光跳跃着,时而凝固,时而欢喜,最后,她看到了那狂啸向天、桀骜不训的巨大火龙图案。小白深深出了口气,嘴角边露出了笑意,随后,她又再次确认了一遍,然后微合上双眼,似在默默记忆,将这些图文记在心间。等到她再次张开眼眸的时候,那盈盈如水眼波扫过石壁之上,自言自语道:“想不到那些家伙居然还留了这一手,莫非他们早知道巫族要毁了么?”说着,她淡淡一笑,似乎也懒得去理会那不知多少年前古人的麻烦,便待转身时,忽地她眉头皱起,目光猛然一凝,却是落在了那片金光闪闪的图文最后,在那只猖狂桀骜的巨大火龙图案之下,似乎还有一小片黑气与周围不同,依旧黏附在石壁之上。小白微感讶异,沉吟片刻,终究还是不愿轻易放过,正待查看,忽然间她心底一动,霍地猛转过身子,目光瞬间冰冷,冷冷望去。偌大的洞穴之中,空空荡荡,只有燃烧的火堆不时发出木柴迸裂的噼啪声,其他的除了倒在地上仍旧昏迷不醒那个年轻祭祀,一个人影都没有。小白目光在那个年轻祭祀身上飘过,又仔细看了看周围洞穴,确定的确没有异样之后,她微微皱了皱眉,缓缓转过了身子。难道是身在这异族诡异的地方太久了,自己也变得有些疑神疑鬼起来?小白摇了摇头,苦笑了一声,定了定神,随后手一抬,轻风吹出,但力道却比刚才大了些,片刻之后,那残余的一片黑气终于散了开去。石壁之上,果然还有数行文字。小白精神一振,仔细看去,片刻之后,她脸上突然浮现出惊喜交集之色,脱口而出道:“原来、原来招魂之术在此......”只是随着她目光移动,那喜色渐渐敛去,取而代之的却是渐显沉重和迷惑的神情,末了,看完了全部文字,她缓缓退后了一步,如有灵性一般,那片小小黑气突然围了过来,将那神秘的数行字迹再度遮盖住了。小白微微垂首,半晌无言,许久才轻轻叹息一声,轻声道:“原来如此,古巫一族竟是如此毁灭的,这......这却又是如何是好,我该不该把这些告诉他呢?”她心中似乎突然遇到了极大的困惑,一时踌躇不定。被风吹散的黑气缓缓再度凝聚过来,原本发散出灿烂金光的文字图案,也再度缓缓被掩盖,小白缓缓转身,在她身后低沉的轰鸣声再度响起,狗神神像升回了原位,遮盖住了那个秘密。古老的洞穴里,似乎一切都恢复了原来的平静,小白的身影缓缓踱步而出,她走的很慢,看去心思重重,不过在明亮的火焰照耀之下,她的身影终究还是消失在了这个洞穴里。寂静,又重新降临了这里,也不知道过了多久,那座古老的狗神神像默默凝视着这洞穴中的一切,它的眼眸中折射着光芒,显得那么深邃。忽地,一直倒在地上的那个身躯动了一下,年轻的苗族祭祀小心翼翼地爬起,向着那洞穴入口张望,那里一片静谧,毫无动静,显然刚才那个神秘的白衣女子已经离开。他这才松了口气,一直紧绷着的身体缓缓放松下来,苦笑了一声,低声道:“好险啊,若非有我族自闭神术,六识俱灭,还当真瞒不过她去......”随后,他的目光忽地变得炽热起来,猛然转身,向着那座狗神雕像望去。苗族之中,向来敬畏神灵,尤其是这座自古供奉的神像,更是敬畏之极,这年轻人从小到大莫说接触这座神像,便是正眼相看也是极少的,因为在族里规矩,那也是大不敬的行径。只是此刻他眼中倒映着那火焰熊熊燃烧,似乎身体也开始发烫起来,他凝视着那座神像,神像的一双眼眸似也凝视着它。紧接着,似乎一股巨大的无形力量猛然在身后暗暗驱动,年轻的祭祀咬紧了牙关,一步一步向着那座神像走了过去。古老的神像眼眸中倒映着那个越来越接近的身影,仿佛也带上了一丝忧伤。终于,他走到了神像面前,颤抖的双手缓缓抬起,在半空中停顿又停顿,但终究还是伸了出去,他脸上的神情似乎又是痛苦,又是挣扎,然而更像是被一股火焰所炙烤,所煎熬!只是那双手,终究还是没有收回来,点在了神像的眼眸之上。瞬间,低沉的轰鸣之声再度响起,整座洞穴又开始微微颤抖,神像再一次缓缓下沉降入地底,神秘的石壁就在眼前。年轻的祭祀眼中散发出狂热的火焰,他再也忍耐不住,冲上前去,双手一阵挥舞,顿时那片黑气四处挥散。金色的光芒再次缓缓浮现,将他的脸庞映的发亮。古老的文字图案,似乎带有蛊惑人心的意味,在他的眼前一一浮现,他面上的表情如饮醇酒,露出无法形容的狂喜与满意之色,甚至连他的双手都在颤抖。他用发抖的手轻轻触摸着神秘石壁上的图文,低低颂读着什么,带着莫大的欢喜,那一个个文字图案,他似乎都要将之看穿,他是如此的全神贯注,欣喜的忘乎所以,甚至于他根本忘记了也没有注意到,在这篇图文的最下方,几乎与周围黑暗连为一体的,还有一片小小的黑气凝聚不散。金色的文字、灿烂的图案,似乎已经完全占据了他的神志,在他的身旁,那仅有脑袋还留在地面之上的狗神神像,一双眼眸中仍旧显得那么深邃,只是此时此刻,在火焰与石壁上那片灿烂金光之下,那个年轻祭祀的身影倒映在它眼眶之中,除了最初的一丝深邃忧伤之外,那历经沧桑的目光,似乎还多了深深的悲哀!第453章别离(1)不知怎么,看到这三人,鬼厉心中突然没来由的有一阵亲切,虽然并非至交好友,但他此刻的心境,茫茫人海中看到周一仙等人,却当真比什么风景秀色都好看了。只见周一仙脸上错愕神情转眼消失,随即满脸堆笑,快步走了过来,手中那根竹竿上挂着的“仙人指路”布幔迎风飘舞,来到鬼厉身前,呵呵笑道:“真是想不到啊,我们又在这里相见了。”鬼厉嘴角露出淡淡一丝笑意,虽然转眼便消失了,但还是道:“前辈请坐罢。”周一仙点了点头,老实不客气地坐了下去。店小二站在一旁,小声问道:“几位是一起的么?”周一仙白了他一眼,道:“废话,不是一起的能坐到一起么?”店小二连连点头,道:“是,是,那诸位请坐,我去准备酒菜,马上就来。”周一仙嘿嘿笑个不停,却拉过了店小二,随口又点了七、八道菜肴,要了三、四壶美酒,店小二点头不迭,忙自去准备了。一旁的小环脸色却并没有她爷爷那么高兴了,相反,看去她的脸色黑黑的,颇为难看,尤其是看到周一仙后来又拉过店小二点菜要酒的时候,更是显得阴沉,几番想说话,但还是忍了下来,待到店小二离开之后,她才忍不住冷笑了一声道:“爷爷,你要了那么菜,莫非是看见救命恩人在这里,想好好请客报答人家么?”周一仙面色一沉,怒道:“小环,你胡说什么,我等与这位鬼厉兄弟是什么样的交情,岂能用这些酒菜来相提并论的?”说着,他回过头对着鬼厉笑了一下,然后叹息一声,摇头道,“你看看这个河阳城,浩劫过后,人心不古,一个个都不肯来看相了,世道艰难啊......”小环脸色一变,看了一眼鬼厉,又狠狠盯了周一仙一眼,脸色微红,鬼厉却似乎什么也没感觉到,只淡淡道:“是啊,老丈放心,当初我曾蒙你照顾多日,这次便算是我请你们答谢了。”小环脸上登时红了,但周一仙却似老怀欣慰,点头额首微笑道:“不错,不错,孺子可教!”野狗道人看了看小环,又看了看鬼厉,欲言又止。这时店小二端了几盘凉菜上来,又上了两壶酒,周一仙老实不客气拿过酒壶,便给在座的人斟满了,举杯道:“我们都是浪迹天涯的人物,能够相遇在此,实在是难得的缘分,就干了此杯。”说罢,他仰头一饮而尽,随后微微晃脑,看来对这美酒味道颇为满意,鬼厉看着他的样子,嘴角动了动,不知是不是笑了一下,但他面上肌肉看去僵硬无比,只怕笑了也显示不出来。他缓缓也端起了酒杯,放在唇边,只是片刻之后,他忽然一声叹息,带着几许无奈苦楚,似乎手中所持的,竟是最苦涩之物,饮之不下,缓缓又放回了桌上。这时,坐在周一仙旁边的小环实在忍不住,刺了周一仙一句道:“还难得的缘分呢,不知是谁在大街上远远看到别人的身影,便大呼小叫地赶了上来盘算着吃白食呢!”周一仙面不变色,只白了一眼小环道:“童言无忌,童言无忌!”鬼厉似乎也没将小环的话放在心上,他看去仿佛一直都是心不在焉、若有所思的样子,小环认识他多年,却还是第一次看见鬼厉这般神情,不觉得有些担忧起来,忍不住向鬼厉问道:“你怎么了,有什么事么?”鬼厉沉默了片刻,却没有回答小环,而是向着周一仙道:“前辈。”周一仙刚刚又自斟自饮了一杯酒,闻言笑道:“何事?”鬼厉目光略显空洞,低声道:“我记得十年之前,我还是刚刚从青云山上下来的一个少年时候,就在这河阳城里,你们曾经替我算过一次命相罢?”周一仙、小环都是一怔,野狗道人则是莫名其妙,当年那档旧事,他自然是一无所知。周一仙微皱起眉头,想了想,道:“唔,我还记得几分的样子,怎么了,好好的你怎么会突然问起当年的事?”说到这里,他脸上突然露出神秘之色,压低了声音对鬼厉道:“你该不会在这十年之后,还要说当初我们算的不灵光,打算要回当日的算命钱吧?”“爷爷!”小环嗔了周一仙一句,看来是忍无可忍了,一把将周一仙推到一旁,对鬼厉道:“鬼厉大哥,你有什么心事么,或许......可以跟我说说。”鬼厉看了小环一眼,眼神中的疲倦里,难得露出了一份暖意,但他还是轻轻摇了摇头,道:“我没什么,我只是想问老先生几句话。”周一仙整理了一下身上衣物,咳嗽了一声,登时那股道骨仙风的气派涌了出来,一时这小小酒楼殿堂似蓬荜生辉,唯他独尊。“你说吧。”他淡淡道,“以你我的交情,大可无话不说的,不过命钱可是要照样给哦。”说到最后,他不顾旁边小环涨红的脸,对着鬼厉眨了眨眼睛。鬼厉淡淡笑了笑,带着几分安慰拍了拍看去因为自觉丢脸到快要发作的小环,然后转向周一仙,面上露出了几分迷惘之色,道:“前辈你游戏人间,见识非凡,我有一事,困惑于心,请问前辈:你说我们人活一世,所为何来?”此言一出,小环与野狗道人都是一怔,看着鬼厉有不解之色,周一仙却是皱了皱眉,面上戏谑之色渐渐隐去,神情也庄重起来。他并没有立刻信口回答,而是沉吟了半晌之后,才缓缓道:“你神色异常,不比往日,可是又遇见什么不如意事了么?”鬼厉沉默片刻,低声道:“我恩师、师娘,日前过世了。”“啊!”小环与野狗道人都是一惊,失声而呼,周一仙皱起眉头,叹息一声,低声道:“田不易也去了么,可惜了。”鬼厉默然,周一仙微微合眼,随后神色如常,道:“难怪你面有伤痛之色,只是生离死别,乃是人之常情,无人可免,你本非凡俗之人,又何必沉迷其中?”鬼厉面上痛楚之色更重,道:“可是他们二人故去,实与我有脱不去的干系!”周一仙淡淡道:“既然如此,该当你还的,你便还了就是,何必在此自苦?”鬼厉一惊,呐呐道:“该当我还的,什么该当我还的?”周一仙道:“我且问你,你师父师娘过世之时,可有怨恨于你?”鬼厉的头缓缓垂下,半晌之后缓缓道:“没有,恩师与师娘对我恩重如山,直到临终之前,仍记挂于我,将我这不肖不孝弟子收归门下......”话说到后面,已是微带哽咽了。旁边的小环看着鬼厉的样子,不知不觉她的眼眶也红了起来。周一仙微微一笑,眼神中淡淡精光流转,似跳出了这凡俗世间,看透了这世情,道:“那我再问你,你师父师娘过世之时,可有什么悔恨之意么?”鬼厉迟疑了一下,缓缓摇了摇头。周一仙微笑道:“那便是了,你本该为他们高兴才是,死而无憾,岂非是他们最好的下场?”鬼厉抬头向周一仙看去,嘴唇微动,神情迷惘。第448章困惑寒冰石室里,冰霜寒气依旧袅袅升起,那个安详的绿衣女子,也一如往常般静静躺在寒冰石台之上。面蒙轻纱的幽姬,独自一人站在寒冰石室里,凝视着碧瑶良久,轻轻叹了口气,带着许多的无奈。在幽姬的心里,近来也的确有了太多的无奈,令她不解,令她痛心,也令她渐渐迷惑起来。先是鬼王像是完全变了个人,从前那个刚毅果决的鬼王,如今虽然依旧雄才大略,但平日行事中杀伐之意却越来越重了,这不过几日工夫,因为几件小事忤逆了他的意思,鬼王已是连杀了数人,其中甚至包括一位地位颇高的鬼王宗前辈。而这些小事,放在两年之前,鬼王只怕都会是一笑了之的。幽姬清楚地感觉到,鬼王宗内已是人心惶惶,人人畏惧,谁也不知道哪一天自己会突然因为什么不起眼的小事,便莫名其妙的一命呜呼。更让幽姬痛心的,便是当日她意外地撞见了鬼王与鬼厉二人竟动起手来,虽然不过是几下的光景,但是幽姬并非普通教众,她乃是位列鬼王宗四大圣使之一的朱雀,自是清清楚楚地看了出来,这两个男人之间不知什么时候开始,已经有了极深的裂痕,她更是看了出来,鬼王那几下出手中,未必没有杀心。她眼中神色一黯,看向碧瑶,碧瑶仍是静静安睡着。便是为了这个可敬而美丽的女子,那两个男人才走到了一起,可是到底是为了什么,在这十年之后,他们之间竟然会到了这种地步?幽姬实在是不敢想象,万一真的有一天,那两个男人互相残杀,会有什么样的结果?而现在看来,这种事情未必是不会发生的。“男人,哼,男人!”幽姬在心中恨恨地念了一句,心烦意乱,当她目光转向碧瑶时,便化作了疼惜。这个她一直视作自己女儿的孩子啊,每次她看到碧瑶时,她都忍不住为之心酸。正在她独自一人在这里默默思讨的时候,寒冰石室的厚重石门突然发出低沉的轰鸣声,有人从外边开启了。幽姬转头看去,不多时,只见鬼王的身影出现在门口,慢慢走了进来,不禁怔了一下。鬼王随后也看到幽姬,向她点了点头,淡淡道:“你也在这里啊。”幽姬忽然冷笑了一声,盯着鬼王,却不说话。鬼王皱了皱眉,眼中掠过一丝怒气,现在的他,似乎特别容易动怒,与他往日性子大相径庭。只是幽姬毕竟不是寻常人,与他父女的关系更非他人可比,向来鬼王看待幽姬,也是另眼相看的。当下也只得道:“怎么了?”幽姬哼了一声,冷笑道:“你还记得有个女儿躺在这里么?”鬼王皱眉道:“你这是什么话,我如何不记得了,我便只有这么一个孩子。”幽姬肃容道:“那好,你倒是告诉我一下,你有多久没来这里看看碧瑶了?”鬼王一怔,一时却说不出话来,片刻之后,他眼中似也闪过一丝歉疚之色,叹了口气,道:“是我不对,最近教务繁杂,我心情也不佳,就少来了。”幽姬冷然道:“我真是搞不懂,不止是你,还有那个鬼厉,到底都是怎么了?你们两个人,好像都变了很多!”话说到最后一句,她的口气已经是慢慢变的低沉了。鬼王却似乎没在意幽姬的口气,而是他听到鬼厉二字之后,忽地面色一沉,哼了一声,道:“竖子不识大体,别在我面前提他!”幽姬看了看鬼王脸色,只见他面上隐现怒容,待要说些什么,却忽然间一阵疲惫之意卷上心头,一时间竟有了心灰意冷的感觉,摇了摇头,道:“罢了,罢了,随便你们吧,反正你们好自为之,我是真的管不了,也懒得管了。”说着,她转身向门口走去,鬼王看着她的背影,皱了皱眉,想要对着她说些什么的样子,但终究还是没有说出口。眼看幽姬手正要伸到了厚重的石门之上时候,突然,在半空中她的手忽然停了下来,几乎是在同时,站在她身后的鬼王也感觉到了什么,双目中厉芒猛然一闪。一股无形却是沛不可当的巨大力量,如一条滚滚汹涌澎湃的巨潮,赫然从他们脚下的大地深处掠过。鬼王与幽姬都是道行深厚之人,一时都为这股诡异的力量所变色。只不过,幽姬是震惊,鬼王却是惊讶之中略带着欣喜,双目之中精光闪烁不停。这股诡异的巨潮一波接着一波,直如汹涌的大海永不停歇,慢慢的,幽姬清晰地感觉到了,脚下的大地正在微微颤动,而且这抖动还在慢慢加剧。她脸色微微发白,这突如其来的怪力,其势之大难以想象,令人惊心,简直非人所能抵挡,她惊骇之中回首看去,只见鬼王神情怪异,双目炯炯有神,却不知在想些什么,只是在他脸上,却并没有多少惊惧之色了。就在此刻,突然间这间看去被无数厚重山岩石壁包住、坚不可摧的寒冰石室里,竟是迸发出连续几声脆响,像是有什么东西炸裂开了一样。这一次,鬼王却是和幽姬同样面色大变了。二人震惊之下,连忙看去,却只见原本坚实之极的石壁之上,竟是裂开了几条短短的缝隙,从那断口处,还不停掉落下几块小小的石子,而同时他们的脚下土地,抖动的似乎也越来越厉害了。不过幸好,这股怪力似乎是在撕裂山壁坚岩的时候,找到了发泄口,当山壁裂开之后不久,二人便敏锐地感觉到脚下大地深处里的这股诡异的神秘力量,迅速地减弱下去,不久之后便消失无踪了。幽姬默然站立许久,眉头紧锁,若不是那几道触目惊心的裂缝仍在石壁之上,她几乎要以为刚才只不过是自己的错觉了。只是裂缝如刀,却是真真切切地刻在了坚硬之极的石壁之上。幽姬转头看向鬼王,不知怎么,鬼王只是看了她一眼,便回过头去,看着碧瑶。“你知道这是怎么一回事么?”幽姬心里突然掠过一阵阴影,有一种不好的预感。鬼王缓缓摇头,淡淡地道:“我也不知,回头我派人好好勘察地势,看看是否乃是地震了。”幽姬沉吟片刻,道:“这应该不是地震,刚才那股汹涌大力,如巨涛海潮一般,且其中分明有股凌烈杀气,绝非天灾。”鬼王默然,片刻之后才道:“此事我会详查,你就别管了。”幽姬盯着他的背影看了半晌,面上轻纱无风微动,过了一会,她没有再说话,径直转身,打开了厚重石门,走了出去。石门在沉重的轰鸣声中缓缓重新合上,寒冰石室里又陷入了一片寂静。看着那张安详而略带微笑祥和的美丽脸庞,鬼王一直深邃锋锐的眼神中,终于慢慢变得柔和了下来。他默默在寒冰石床一侧坐了下来,眼中只是看着碧瑶,有着说不出的思念与伤痛之意。也似乎只有在这个时候,当他独自一人面对女儿时,才会展露出这一些些的软弱。只是,谁又知道呢?又或者说,就是鬼王自己,他便会明白么?没有人知道。而在这个寒冰石室的外头,幽姬才从这里离开走了几步,便又停下了脚步,皱起眉头,向四周看去。不知刚才是不是因为置身在极厚重严实的寒冰石室里,虽然她感觉到了那股诡异的神秘力量,但周围所造成的破坏并不厉害,当然,能够在坚硬之极的石壁上撕裂了几道缝隙,这股力道已是非同小可。然而在寒冰石室之外,她所见到的却是严重的多的现象,在鬼王宗开凿而成四通八达的甬道之内,到处都是一片狼藉,随处可见掉落的岩石碎块,远处还不时传来有人着急呼喊,有人伤痛呻吟的声音。显然,那股神秘力量对狐岐山造成了比预料之中更严重的影响。而就在这一片忙乱的时候,幽姬还发现了另外一件异常之事,那便是在这些通风良好的甬道之中,不知何时开始,空气中竟然弥漫着一股淡淡的血腥气息。这股血腥之气不知从何而来,却似乎随处都在,无论她走到哪里,都可以感觉到这股气息。虽然这异样的气息并不浓烈,但幽姬仍然是感觉到很不舒服,只是如今的烦心事对她来说,却是太多了,也没有心思再去烦这个。对她来说,现在她就像一股气憋在了胸口,无论如何只想着冲出这个山腹,去外面透一口气的感觉。她是这么想着,也就这么这么做了!幽姬的身影很快便消失在了这个山腹甬道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与中土各大门阀暗流涌动不同,千里之外的南疆,在那场兽妖浩劫过后,南疆的各族百姓无言地重建着家园,尽管这里是受害最为惨重的地方,但天下之大,似乎也无人记得此处,反正南疆荒地,本也不入中土富庶之人的眼界。在苗族聚居的七里峒,兽妖带来的伤痕仍是处处可见,不过在一片片的废墟之上,已经有许多崭新的屋子被搭建了起来。在七里峒的后山山腰处,那个神秘的祭坛入口,仍然有不少祭祀出入着,在这个百废待兴的时刻,祖先的佑护对于苗人来说,是格外的重要。苗人们日出而作,日落而息,日子就这般一日一日的过去,眼看着这一日日头西下,夜幕降临,众多的苗人们纷纷回到了自己的家里,放松了疲倦的身子,在用过晚饭之后,在夜空中众多繁星洒下的星光中,渐渐沉眠而去。只是在夜深人静之时,这七里峒中却突然出现了一条白色的身影,在黑暗中如一道淡淡的幽光,在静谧的山谷中几个起伏,已然悄悄接近了后山祭坛的山脚之下。通往山上的入口上,虽然夜深却仍有两个苗人兵卒守护着,只是这夜风习习忽地一阵刮了过来,他们只觉得忽地眼前一道快如闪电般的白光掠过,淡淡幽香似夜晚花儿轻放,竟是不由自主都一阵恍惚起来。片刻之后,他们便恢复了清醒,只是那短短的失神太过短暂,以至于他们二人自己都以为不过是疲累之后偶尔的瞌睡而已,在心中骂了自己几句之后,两位苗人便振作精神,再度小心翼翼地看护着自己族人的圣地。只是在他们的身后,一条如鬼魅般的白色窈窕身影,如从黑暗之中缓缓渗出,在那个祭坛入口的平台上现身出来,一身白衣,娇媚无限,漫天星光似乎都被她所吸引的女子,却不是小白又是何人?她向着周围看了几眼,又向着那黑漆漆的洞穴之中看了看,虽然那里仍然是漆黑一片,但小白的目光缓缓流动,嘴角露出淡淡一丝微笑,随即却似乎有所感触,默默摇了摇头,轻叹了一声。这里的防卫比她料想的还要差的多了,全无当日她与鬼厉来此求见大巫师时候的气象,山下那些粗壮的兵丁且不去说,这处祭坛中本该有许多身负巫术的祭祀,并不会像眼前这般几如毫不设防,看来兽妖一劫对苗族来说,实在是损失惨重。其实又何止是面前的苗族,放眼天下,为了那兽神一人,全不知有多少无辜之人家破人亡、流离失所,这其中是非,也当真是难说的很。小白微微摇头,不再多想,身子掠起,如化身一道白色微光,径直向山洞之中掠去。这洞穴之中大部分倒还和过去一样,路径不曾变化,便是隔上一段距离石壁上便有一个火把,也仍如往日,只是小白感知之下,却发现这远近洞穴之中,人却是极少,便是有那么少数几人,也是呼吸缓慢平稳,想来是睡着了。小白也懒得理会,按照记忆中的道路在洞穴中悄无声息地飞掠着,以她千年道行之深,莫说是这些本领低微的苗族祭祀,便是修行深厚的有道之士,也未必能发觉到她了,不过一会,她便已经来到了那个曾经是大巫师起居的宽敞洞穴之外。到了此处,小白停下了身子,眉头微皱,向洞内看去,虽然隔了老远,但她已然感觉到这里面还有一人,而此人似乎与刚才自己感觉到的其他人并不一样,至少他没有在睡觉。洞穴之中,那堆熊熊燃烧的火焰依旧散发着明亮的光芒,在光亮的阴影处,那座石雕的狗神雕像在光影明灭中若隐若现。小白的目光向那座雕像上的狗头处凝视了片刻,随即收了回来,落在了火堆前面。一个年轻的身影端坐在火堆之前,背对着洞口,小白看不清楚他的容貌,只能大致看出那是个年轻的男子。只见他面对着炽热的火焰,端坐在地上但身体上的动作却一刻都没有停止,不时在身前虚划出一个个神秘诡异的图案,同时低声虔诚地用苗族颂读着什么。小白悄无声息地来到了那个男子的身后,火光渐渐照在了她的身上,并在她身后拉出了长长的影子。她默默侧耳聆听着那个年轻男子低沉的似歌似吟的声音,回荡在这个古老的洞穴中,似乎在诉说着什么?那低沉的回音似乎永无止境,从侧面看去,那年轻的苗族祭祀满面虔诚,多半已经完全溶入了那虚幻的世界。小白脸上渐渐浮现出一丝惘然,然后轻轻叹了口气。这异样的声音立刻惊动了那个年轻的苗族祭祀,他身子一震,便要急转过身子查看究竟,只是他身子还未动弹之刻,那一只秀气白皙的手掌却在他眼前一闪而过,随后落在了他脑门之上,轻轻拍了一下。年轻的苗族祭祀忽地双眼一翻,身子颤抖了几下,片刻之间便失去了意识倾倒在一旁的地上。洞穴之中那神秘的吟唱之声,连同那回音都悄悄平静了下来,小白看着那张年轻的脸庞,忽地微笑了一下,轻声道:“到底有没有狗神,还有那狗神会不会护佑你们族人,我是不知道的,不过有你这么虔诚坚定的人在,想必大巫师也可以放心了吧。”说完,她微微摇了摇头,绕开了年轻祭祀的身子和火堆,从旁边走过,却是径直向着那座狗神雕像走了过去。一直以来,苗人们信奉狗神,认为狗神赐予了他们新生,护佑着一族繁衍下去,是以就算是这洞中的祭祀,也是轻易不敢接近这座神像的。而此刻,小白便站在了这座黑石雕刻而成的狗神神像面前。神像通体用南疆特产的黑石雕刻而成,色泽黑中发亮,隐隐还有银色淡淡的光芒,从身躯之中散发出来。小白对南疆了解颇深,自然知道这并非许多苗人深信的狗神神迹,而不过是黑石之中极罕见的一只异种,其中含着微亮银屑而成此神秘美丽的微光。不过她此行的目的自然并非观赏这座苗族狗神神像,片刻之后,她的注意力便集中到了狗头之上。这座神像不知是多么古老时代传下的,但始做者显然乃是大匠,雕刻之功力纯熟那是不用说的,栩栩如生,更厉害的是这狗头之上纤毫毕现,没有丝毫含糊之处,若非眼前这石材明显,几乎要让人以为是一直微张着嘴巴的黑狗了。而在狗神雕像的头上,最显眼之处,便是一双眼眸,看那材质,似乎也是黑石,但眼眶中所镶嵌的两枚黑石却与周围大不一样,更显纯净深邃,远处火光熊熊,只倒映在了这神像一双眼眸之中,恍惚中竟似有神,也默默凝视着小白一般。小白忽地心头一震,退后了一步,登时周身压力一松,神志立刻清醒过来。她微微皱眉,重新向那神像看了一眼,哼了一声,道:“居然还有这样惑人心志的禁制,”随即她若有所思,沉吟了片刻,却有一丝迷惑,轻轻道:“可是这分明乃是中土的道法,怎的却会出现在此处?”她默然想了片刻,便轻甩了甩了头,抛开了这无聊的念头,此刻对她来到此地的目的来说,这自然并非她所欲探究的。她重新端详这座神像,最后目光还是落在了神像上那栩栩如生的一双眼眸上,她似迟疑了一下,但随即便伸出手去,在那双黑得纯净深邃的眼睛上轻轻一按。第452章悲哀(2)寒冰石室里,冰霜寒气依旧袅袅升起,那个安详的绿衣女子,也一如往常般静静躺在寒冰石台之上。面蒙轻纱的幽姬,独自一人站在寒冰石室里,凝视着碧瑶良久,轻轻叹了口气,带着许多的无奈。在幽姬的心里,近来也的确有了太多的无奈,令她不解,令她痛心,也令她渐渐迷惑起来。先是鬼王像是完全变了个人,从前那个刚毅果决的鬼王,如今虽然依旧雄才大略,但平日行事中杀伐之意却越来越重了,这不过几日工夫,因为几件小事忤逆了他的意思,鬼王已是连杀了数人,其中甚至包括一位地位颇高的鬼王宗前辈。而这些小事,放在两年之前,鬼王只怕都会是一笑了之的。幽姬清楚地感觉到,鬼王宗内已是人心惶惶,人人畏惧,谁也不知道哪一天自己会突然因为什么不起眼的小事,便莫名其妙的一命呜呼。更让幽姬痛心的,便是当日她意外地撞见了鬼王与鬼厉二人竟动起手来,虽然不过是几下的光景,但是幽姬并非普通教众,她乃是位列鬼王宗四大圣使之一的朱雀,自是清清楚楚地看了出来,这两个男人之间不知什么时候开始,已经有了极深的裂痕,她更是看了出来,鬼王那几下出手中,未必没有杀心。她眼中神色一黯,看向碧瑶,碧瑶仍是静静安睡着。便是为了这个可敬而美丽的女子,那两个男人才走到了一起,可是到底是为了什么,在这十年之后,他们之间竟然会到了这种地步?幽姬实在是不敢想象,万一真的有一天,那两个男人互相残杀,会有什么样的结果?而现在看来,这种事情未必是不会发生的。“男人,哼,男人!”幽姬在心中恨恨地念了一句,心烦意乱,当她目光转向碧瑶时,便化作了疼惜。这个她一直视作自己女儿的孩子啊,每次她看到碧瑶时,她都忍不住为之心酸。正在她独自一人在这里默默思讨的时候,寒冰石室的厚重石门突然发出低沉的轰鸣声,有人从外边开启了。幽姬转头看去,不多时,只见鬼王的身影出现在门口,慢慢走了进来,不禁怔了一下。鬼王随后也看到幽姬,向她点了点头,淡淡道:“你也在这里啊。”幽姬忽然冷笑了一声,盯着鬼王,却不说话。鬼王皱了皱眉,眼中掠过一丝怒气,现在的他,似乎特别容易动怒,与他往日性子大相径庭。只是幽姬毕竟不是寻常人,与他父女的关系更非他人可比,向来鬼王看待幽姬,也是另眼相看的。当下也只得道:“怎么了?”幽姬哼了一声,冷笑道:“你还记得有个女儿躺在这里么?”鬼王皱眉道:“你这是什么话,我如何不记得了,我便只有这么一个孩子。”幽姬肃容道:“那好,你倒是告诉我一下,你有多久没来这里看看碧瑶了?”鬼王一怔,一时却说不出话来,片刻之后,他眼中似也闪过一丝歉疚之色,叹了口气,道:“是我不对,最近教务繁杂,我心情也不佳,就少来了。”幽姬冷然道:“我真是搞不懂,不止是你,还有那个鬼厉,到底都是怎么了?你们两个人,好像都变了很多!”话说到最后一句,她的口气已经是慢慢变的低沉了。鬼王却似乎没在意幽姬的口气,而是他听到鬼厉二字之后,忽地面色一沉,哼了一声,道:“竖子不识大体,别在我面前提他!”幽姬看了看鬼王脸色,只见他面上隐现怒容,待要说些什么,却忽然间一阵疲惫之意卷上心头,一时间竟有了心灰意冷的感觉,摇了摇头,道:“罢了,罢了,随便你们吧,反正你们好自为之,我是真的管不了,也懒得管了。”说着,她转身向门口走去,鬼王看着她的背影,皱了皱眉,想要对着她说些什么的样子,但终究还是没有说出口。眼看幽姬手正要伸到了厚重的石门之上时候,突然,在半空中她的手忽然停了下来,几乎是在同时,站在她身后的鬼王也感觉到了什么,双目中厉芒猛然一闪。一股无形却是沛不可当的巨大力量,如一条滚滚汹涌澎湃的巨潮,赫然从他们脚下的大地深处掠过。鬼王与幽姬都是道行深厚之人,一时都为这股诡异的力量所变色。只不过,幽姬是震惊,鬼王却是惊讶之中略带着欣喜,双目之中精光闪烁不停。这股诡异的巨潮一波接着一波,直如汹涌的大海永不停歇,慢慢的,幽姬清晰地感觉到了,脚下的大地正在微微颤动,而且这抖动还在慢慢加剧。她脸色微微发白,这突如其来的怪力,其势之大难以想象,令人惊心,简直非人所能抵挡,她惊骇之中回首看去,只见鬼王神情怪异,双目炯炯有神,却不知在想些什么,只是在他脸上,却并没有多少惊惧之色了。就在此刻,突然间这间看去被无数厚重山岩石壁包住、坚不可摧的寒冰石室里,竟是迸发出连续几声脆响,像是有什么东西炸裂开了一样。这一次,鬼王却是和幽姬同样面色大变了。二人震惊之下,连忙看去,却只见原本坚实之极的石壁之上,竟是裂开了几条短短的缝隙,从那断口处,还不停掉落下几块小小的石子,而同时他们的脚下土地,抖动的似乎也越来越厉害了。不过幸好,这股怪力似乎是在撕裂山壁坚岩的时候,找到了发泄口,当山壁裂开之后不久,二人便敏锐地感觉到脚下大地深处里的这股诡异的神秘力量,迅速地减弱下去,不久之后便消失无踪了。幽姬默然站立许久,眉头紧锁,若不是那几道触目惊心的裂缝仍在石壁之上,她几乎要以为刚才只不过是自己的错觉了。只是裂缝如刀,却是真真切切地刻在了坚硬之极的石壁之上。幽姬转头看向鬼王,不知怎么,鬼王只是看了她一眼,便回过头去,看着碧瑶。“你知道这是怎么一回事么?”幽姬心里突然掠过一阵阴影,有一种不好的预感。鬼王缓缓摇头,淡淡地道:“我也不知,回头我派人好好勘察地势,看看是否乃是地震了。”幽姬沉吟片刻,道:“这应该不是地震,刚才那股汹涌大力,如巨涛海潮一般,且其中分明有股凌烈杀气,绝非天灾。”鬼王默然,片刻之后才道:“此事我会详查,你就别管了。”幽姬盯着他的背影看了半晌,面上轻纱无风微动,过了一会,她没有再说话,径直转身,打开了厚重石门,走了出去。石门在沉重的轰鸣声中缓缓重新合上,寒冰石室里又陷入了一片寂静。看着那张安详而略带微笑祥和的美丽脸庞,鬼王一直深邃锋锐的眼神中,终于慢慢变得柔和了下来。他默默在寒冰石床一侧坐了下来,眼中只是看着碧瑶,有着说不出的思念与伤痛之意。也似乎只有在这个时候,当他独自一人面对女儿时,才会展露出这一些些的软弱。只是,谁又知道呢?又或者说,就是鬼王自己,他便会明白么?没有人知道。而在这个寒冰石室的外头,幽姬才从这里离开走了几步,便又停下了脚步,皱起眉头,向四周看去。不知刚才是不是因为置身在极厚重严实的寒冰石室里,虽然她感觉到了那股诡异的神秘力量,但周围所造成的破坏并不厉害,当然,能够在坚硬之极的石壁上撕裂了几道缝隙,这股力道已是非同小可。然而在寒冰石室之外,她所见到的却是严重的多的现象,在鬼王宗开凿而成四通八达的甬道之内,到处都是一片狼藉,随处可见掉落的岩石碎块,远处还不时传来有人着急呼喊,有人伤痛呻吟的声音。显然,那股神秘力量对狐岐山造成了比预料之中更严重的影响。而就在这一片忙乱的时候,幽姬还发现了另外一件异常之事,那便是在这些通风良好的甬道之中,不知何时开始,空气中竟然弥漫着一股淡淡的血腥气息。这股血腥之气不知从何而来,却似乎随处都在,无论她走到哪里,都可以感觉到这股气息。虽然这异样的气息并不浓烈,但幽姬仍然是感觉到很不舒服,只是如今的烦心事对她来说,却是太多了,也没有心思再去烦这个。对她来说,现在她就像一股气憋在了胸口,无论如何只想着冲出这个山腹,去外面透一口气的感觉。她是这么想着,也就这么这么做了!幽姬的身影很快便消失在了这个山腹甬道之中,只是那股淡淡血腥之气,却似乎还在这里悄悄弥漫着......第444章绝望(1)寒冰石室里,冰霜寒气依旧袅袅升起,那个安详的绿衣女子,也一如往常般静静躺在寒冰石台之上。面蒙轻纱的幽姬,独自一人站在寒冰石室里,凝视着碧瑶良久,轻轻叹了口气,带着许多的无奈。在幽姬的心里,近来也的确有了太多的无奈,令她不解,令她痛心,也令她渐渐迷惑起来。先是鬼王像是完全变了个人,从前那个刚毅果决的鬼王,如今虽然依旧雄才大略,但平日行事中杀伐之意却越来越重了,这不过几日工夫,因为几件小事忤逆了他的意思,鬼王已是连杀了数人,其中甚至包括一位地位颇高的鬼王宗前辈。而这些小事,放在两年之前,鬼王只怕都会是一笑了之的。幽姬清楚地感觉到,鬼王宗内已是人心惶惶,人人畏惧,谁也不知道哪一天自己会突然因为什么不起眼的小事,便莫名其妙的一命呜呼。更让幽姬痛心的,便是当日她意外地撞见了鬼王与鬼厉二人竟动起手来,虽然不过是几下的光景,但是幽姬并非普通教众,她乃是位列鬼王宗四大圣使之一的朱雀,自是清清楚楚地看了出来,这两个男人之间不知什么时候开始,已经有了极深的裂痕,她更是看了出来,鬼王那几下出手中,未必没有杀心。她眼中神色一黯,看向碧瑶,碧瑶仍是静静安睡着。便是为了这个可敬而美丽的女子,那两个男人才走到了一起,可是到底是为了什么,在这十年之后,他们之间竟然会到了这种地步?幽姬实在是不敢想象,万一真的有一天,那两个男人互相残杀,会有什么样的结果?而现在看来,这种事情未必是不会发生的。“男人,哼,男人!”幽姬在心中恨恨地念了一句,心烦意乱,当她目光转向碧瑶时,便化作了疼惜。这个她一直视作自己女儿的孩子啊,每次她看到碧瑶时,她都忍不住为之心酸。正在她独自一人在这里默默思讨的时候,寒冰石室的厚重石门突然发出低沉的轰鸣声,有人从外边开启了。幽姬转头看去,不多时,只见鬼王的身影出现在门口,慢慢走了进来,不禁怔了一下。鬼王随后也看到幽姬,向她点了点头,淡淡道:“你也在这里啊。”幽姬忽然冷笑了一声,盯着鬼王,却不说话。鬼王皱了皱眉,眼中掠过一丝怒气,现在的他,似乎特别容易动怒,与他往日性子大相径庭。只是幽姬毕竟不是寻常人,与他父女的关系更非他人可比,向来鬼王看待幽姬,也是另眼相看的。当下也只得道:“怎么了?”幽姬哼了一声,冷笑道:“你还记得有个女儿躺在这里么?”鬼王皱眉道:“你这是什么话,我如何不记得了,我便只有这么一个孩子。”幽姬肃容道:“那好,你倒是告诉我一下,你有多久没来这里看看碧瑶了?”鬼王一怔,一时却说不出话来,片刻之后,他眼中似也闪过一丝歉疚之色,叹了口气,道:“是我不对,最近教务繁杂,我心情也不佳,就少来了。”幽姬冷然道:“我真是搞不懂,不止是你,还有那个鬼厉,到底都是怎么了?你们两个人,好像都变了很多!”话说到最后一句,她的口气已经是慢慢变的低沉了。鬼王却似乎没在意幽姬的口气,而是他听到鬼厉二字之后,忽地面色一沉,哼了一声,道:“竖子不识大体,别在我面前提他!”幽姬看了看鬼王脸色,只见他面上隐现怒容,待要说些什么,却忽然间一阵疲惫之意卷上心头,一时间竟有了心灰意冷的感觉,摇了摇头,道:“罢了,罢了,随便你们吧,反正你们好自为之,我是真的管不了,也懒得管了。”说着,她转身向门口走去,鬼王看着她的背影,皱了皱眉,想要对着她说些什么的样子,但终究还是没有说出口。眼看幽姬手正要伸到了厚重的石门之上时候,突然,在半空中她的手忽然停了下来,几乎是在同时,站在她身后的鬼王也感觉到了什么,双目中厉芒猛然一闪。一股无形却是沛不可当的巨大力量,如一条滚滚汹涌澎湃的巨潮,赫然从他们脚下的大地深处掠过。鬼王与幽姬都是道行深厚之人,一时都为这股诡异的力量所变色。只不过,幽姬是震惊,鬼王却是惊讶之中略带着欣喜,双目之中精光闪烁不停。这股诡异的巨潮一波接着一波,直如汹涌的大海永不停歇,慢慢的,幽姬清晰地感觉到了,脚下的大地正在微微颤动,而且这抖动还在慢慢加剧。她脸色微微发白,这突如其来的怪力,其势之大难以想象,令人惊心,简直非人所能抵挡,她惊骇之中回首看去,只见鬼王神情怪异,双目炯炯有神,却不知在想些什么,只是在他脸上,却并没有多少惊惧之色了。就在此刻,突然间这间看去被无数厚重山岩石壁包住、坚不可摧的寒冰石室里,竟是迸发出连续几声脆响,像是有什么东西炸裂开了一样。这一次,鬼王却是和幽姬同样面色大变了。二人震惊之下,连忙看去,却只见原本坚实之极的石壁之上,竟是裂开了几条短短的缝隙,从那断口处,还不停掉落下几块小小的石子,而同时他们的脚下土地,抖动的似乎也越来越厉害了。不过幸好,这股怪力似乎是在撕裂山壁坚岩的时候,找到了发泄口,当山壁裂开之后不久,二人便敏锐地感觉到脚下大地深处里的这股诡异的神秘力量,迅速地减弱下去,不久之后便消失无踪了。幽姬默然站立许久,眉头紧锁,若不是那几道触目惊心的裂缝仍在石壁之上,她几乎要以为刚才只不过是自己的错觉了。只是裂缝如刀,却是真真切切地刻在了坚硬之极的石壁之上。幽姬转头看向鬼王,不知怎么,鬼王只是看了她一眼,便回过头去,看着碧瑶。“你知道这是怎么一回事么?”幽姬心里突然掠过一阵阴影,有一种不好的预感。鬼王缓缓摇头,淡淡地道:“我也不知,回头我派人好好勘察地势,看看是否乃是地震了。”幽姬沉吟片刻,道:“这应该不是地震,刚才那股汹涌大力,如巨涛海潮一般,且其中分明有股凌烈杀气,绝非天灾。”鬼王默然,片刻之后才道:“此事我会详查,你就别管了。”幽姬盯着他的背影看了半晌,面上轻纱无风微动,过了一会,她没有再说话,径直转身,打开了厚重石门,走了出去。石门在沉重的轰鸣声中缓缓重新合上,寒冰石室里又陷入了一片寂静。看着那张安详而略带微笑祥和的美丽脸庞,鬼王一直深邃锋锐的眼神中,终于慢慢变得柔和了下来。他默默在寒冰石床一侧坐了下来,眼中只是看着碧瑶,有着说不出的思念与伤痛之意。也似乎只有在这个时候,当他独自一人面对女儿时,才会展露出这一些些的软弱。只是,谁又知道呢?又或者说,就是鬼王自己,他便会明白么?没有人知道。而在这个寒冰石室的外头,幽姬才从这里离开走了几步,便又停下了脚步,皱起眉头,向四周看去。不知刚才是不是因为置身在极厚重严实的寒冰石室里,虽然她感觉到了那股诡异的神秘力量,但周围所造成的破坏并不厉害,当然,能够在坚硬之极的石壁上撕裂了几道缝隙,这股力道已是非同小可。然而在寒冰石室之外,她所见到的却是严重的多的现象,在鬼王宗开凿而成四通八达的甬道之内,到处都是一片狼藉,随处可见掉落的岩石碎块,远处还不时传来有人着急呼喊,有人伤痛呻吟的声音。显然,那股神秘力量对狐岐山造成了比预料之中更严重的影响。而就在这一片忙乱的时候,幽姬还发现了另外一件异常之事,那便是在这些通风良好的甬道之中,不知何时开始,空气中竟然弥漫着一股淡淡的血腥气息。这股血腥之气不知从何而来,却似乎随处都在,无论她走到哪里,都可以感觉到这股气息。虽然这异样的气息并不浓烈,但幽姬仍然是感觉到很不舒服,只是如今的烦心事对她来说,却是太多了,也没有心思再去烦这个。对她来说,现在她就像一股气憋在了胸口,无论如何只想着冲出这个山腹,去外面透一口气的感觉。她是这么想着,也就这么这么做了!幽姬的身影很快便消失在了这个山腹甬道之中,只是那股淡淡血腥之气,却似乎还在这里悄悄弥漫着......第444章绝望(1)苏茹淡淡道:“你说吧。”鬼厉道:“师父亡故,弟子与师娘同感悲切,只是师父遗体,实不宜妄自轻动,更不宜移至这后山......”苏茹忽然截道:“你是在教训我么?”鬼厉连忙摇头,道:“弟子不敢!”苏茹看了他一眼,没有说话,但脸色却慢慢转为缓和,似乎也想到什么,忽然脸上露出凄切之意,道:“老七,你知道你师父与我成婚多少年了?”鬼厉心头一震,隐隐感觉师娘此话里似蕴含着深深悲切,大有哀伤之意,只是虽然明知如此,他却也不知如何安慰,当下心头担忧,口中却只得低声道:“弟子不知。”苏茹笑了笑,回过了身,缓缓在田不易身旁坐下了,低声道:“其实何止是你不知,连我自己也都忘了,这山中岁月,我与他二人相守共度,于我心足矣,却又怎会去想过了多少日子了?他每每笑我痴傻,说道将来若是我们修道不成,难登仙录而重陷轮回,到了那生离死别之刻,却不知怎样的光景。”她声音渐渐低沉,道:“我当日便问过他,他想怎样,他便说并无他求,若是他先我而去,修道之人也不想什么风光大葬了,甚至连棺木也可以不要,自然而来,自然而去,只求在大竹峰后山之上一杯黄土足矣,这样他便可以日夜守望前山之人,不怕寂寞了。”话未说完,她却已悄悄泪流满面。鬼厉紧要牙关,口不能言。趴在一旁的大黄脑袋微微抬起了一下,对着苏茹看了看,随后又匍匐了下去,尾巴轻轻摇了摇。苏茹凝望田不易许久,忽地挥了挥手,道:“你且先下山去,半个时辰之后再来罢。”鬼厉吃了一惊,不觉有些迟疑,叫了一声道:“师娘......”苏茹道:“怎么?”鬼厉迟疑了一下,终于还是大着胆子道:“师娘,师父他老人家生前与您约定,弟子们自然不敢违逆,只是在师父入土之前,是否仍该知会灵儿师姐一声......”苏茹默然片刻,低声道:“也好,你下山便去告诉大仁,让他悄悄去龙首峰叫灵儿回来罢。”鬼厉点了点头,转身离开,走到路口石阶时,他忍不住又回头看了一眼,只见苏茹默默坐在田不易遗体身旁,身影孤独,看去委实令人伤怀。他心中又是为之一酸,连忙回过头来,不敢再看,走了下去。这一路走来,他心神略定,不觉又想起这几日异样情景来。苏茹不叫宋大仁等人知会青云山各脉噩耗,这本身就是奇怪之极,连田灵儿也不让通知,更是不合情理之处。今日如此这般处理田不易后事,虽然是田不易生前曾有约定,但也总归失于草率。鬼厉心中叹了口气,甩了甩头,其实修道之人本也不看重生后之事,骨肉皮囊,埋之于青山黄土之间,也未必不是一件好事了。他这般默默想着,也懒得驭风而行,顺着山路一路走了下来,不知不觉走到了半山。遥想当年,他初上大竹峰时,跟随着大师兄宋大仁和小师姐田灵儿到那后山,这一段路可走的不知多么辛苦,往事历历,犹在心头。却不知那位灵儿师姐,这些年来过的还好么?他嘴角浮现出一个淡淡的苦笑,摇了摇头,随后,他忽地停住了脚步,有些讶异地向前方看去。山道之上,前方一个白色身影忽然出现,窈窕清丽,默然伫立,在晨光中不似有半分尘世之气,默默凝望着他。鬼厉也望着她,二人相视良久,却仿佛都无话可说。山风习习吹来,吹动了她的秀发衣裳,随风轻轻飘动。终于,还是鬼厉先开了口:“你......怎么来了这里?”陆雪琪低声道:“我师父唤我前来拜见苏师叔。”鬼厉默默点了点头,迟疑了一下,道:“师娘正在这后山之上,只是此刻她正想一人单独呆着,并不愿有人前去打扰,嘱咐我半个时辰之后才能上去。”陆雪琪也点了点头,道:“无妨,那我等着就是了。”鬼厉应了一声,沉默了下来,那边的陆雪琪似乎也不知该说什么,两人之间,在这渐渐变得沉默的时候,虽然站着不动,却似乎距离更远了。过了半晌,陆雪琪轻轻道:“你身上的伤......好些了么?”鬼厉轻声道:“好多了,”说着,他抬头看了看陆雪琪,道,“当日若非你救我,我只怕也不能站在这里,说来该当谢谢你才是。”陆雪琪怔了一下,看着鬼厉,道:“当日我、我那一剑......”鬼厉忽然截道:“你别说了。”陆雪琪神色一黯,顿住了口,默然垂首。只听鬼厉那里似乎有些迟疑,又跟着继续道:“那些事......师娘都跟我说了,她说是我错怪了你,对不住了。”陆雪琪身子一震,抬起头来,只见鬼厉面上有悲伤之意,目光也不肯看着她,但饶是如此,他仍是一字一字缓缓道,“师娘的话,我自然是相信的,只是师父他老人家毕竟乃是养我教我的恩师,我知道或许是我私心太重,只望你多给我一些时日,我也好......”“我明白,我等你!”陆雪琪忽然打断了他。鬼厉有些讶异,抬头向她看去,只见那清丽女子贝齿咬着唇,眼中似有泪光,但原先那看似一直给人以紧紧绷住的身子,却似乎在一瞬间都放松了下来,嘴角边,有淡淡的一丝欣慰和微笑。他忽然间,心底像是某些东西,裂了开去。世间红尘,红颜最是恩重,那一个“等”字,不知道尽了多少沧桑,多少深情?望着那个深情女子,他嘴角动了一下,心底忽地涌起一阵柔情,正想微笑着对她说些什么,谁知便在这个时候,突然从他们身后那山顶竹林之上,远远的竟传来一阵狂燥的狗吠之声。他的身子忽然僵硬了。那是大黄的叫声,从他带着恩师田不易的遗体回到大竹峰之后,大黄就一直沉默着跟着主人的遗体,再也没有大声喧哗过,但此刻听来,大黄的吠叫之声虽然隔了老远而显得有些微弱,但听来几如疯狂,叫声中绝望之极,更是他十数年来从未听闻过的。究竟发生了什么事,会让大黄突然间变得如此歇斯底里的疯狂吠叫?那心头一直深埋的隐隐担忧,突然全部涌上心头,鬼厉的脸色瞬间变得苍白无比,甚至于连他的手,也开始微微发抖。陆雪琪也是吃惊不小,但看了鬼厉的神情更是迷惑,惊道:“怎么了?”鬼厉没有回答,他只是身子微微颤抖,猛然大声嘶吼了一声:“师娘!”话音未落,他身形已折冲而上,如风驰电掣一般向那后山竹林深处冲去了。陆雪琪何等冰雪聪明,转眼便料知了一二,一时间她脸色也是惨白,身子轻颤,若是万一因为田不易的亡故,苏茹伤心之极时再生变故......鬼厉会怎样,她不敢想象,而到时候他们两人究竟要怎样面对,她也根本无法想象了!望着那个疯狂掠去的身影,她忽然感觉到从未有过的无助,如庞大的阴影笼罩在她的身旁,她有心要追去,可是这身躯脚步,竟仿佛被无形的力量所束缚,一点也动弹不得。只有在内心深处,她拼命地对着自己喊着:“不要......不要......”第446章无憾(1)我修的可能是假仙走出了精舍之外,文敏便看到陆雪琪站在一旁,便走了过去,道:“师妹,你这便回去么?”陆雪琪微微摇首,道:“既然出来了,我便想在左右走走,老是在屋中坐着,也觉得烦闷。”文敏点了点头,道:“说的也是,那你自己小心些,我先回去了。”陆雪琪微微点头,道:“是,师姐慢走。”文敏笑了笑,转身走了。看着她的身影逐渐消失在竹林之中后,陆雪琪站在原地沉默了片刻,却一时也不知自己该往哪里去,便信步走去。竹林深深,到处都是青翠一片,高处有山风吹过,竹枝梢头随风摇荡,发出沙沙的声音。微微湿润的土地上,新芽破土,不时可以看到竹笋尖尖的脑袋从地底探了出来,生机勃勃。远处,竹枝茂密的地方,传来清脆的鸟鸣声音,就连周围的空气里,都飘荡着一股竹子特有的清香。陆雪琪深深吸气,这里不带有凡间俗气的气息,向来是她们这些修道中人的最爱,也是每每修道之人远离尘世的缘故。只是,身子是离俗世远了,可是那尘心情缘,却似乎从来也不曾离开半分。就这般轻踩莲步,信步走去,不知不觉中,陆雪琪忽然惊觉,自己竟又走到了后山来了,她微微苦笑一声,虽然自己今日并未想到来此,但许是平日来得多了,这一双脚竟是自行走了来。不过既来之则安之,陆雪琪也不回头,继续缓步向着山上走去,石阶层层而上,不远地方,便是小竹峰上的僻静之处望月台了。此时正是白日,加上近日水月大师心情不好,更无人来到这偏僻所在,周围更显寂静,好在陆雪琪向来也习惯了这份宁静,便自行走了上去,这里的一草一木,一石一岩,对她来说都是再熟悉不过了。不料她才踏上望月台,却是怔了一下,在望月台上前方,竟然站立着一个身影,孤独伫立,一身衣袍被山风猎猎吹舞,看那背影十分熟悉,却赫然乃是她与文敏便寻不得的师父水月大师。陆雪琪心中愕然,走上前去,向着水月大师行了一礼,道:“师父。”水月大师身子一震,似乎这才发觉身后有人前来,转过身来,看着陆雪琪,点了点头,道:“是雪琪啊。”陆雪琪向水月大师望去,只见恩师面容微显苍白,仍有伤心之容,但此刻更多的,却都是落寞之色。她心中担忧,道:“师父,这里风大,你要保重身体。”水月大师笑了笑,道:“平日里你整天都站在此处,也未见你有什么事了,我这把老骨头虽然不比你们年轻人,但还不至于弱不经风。”陆雪琪吃了一惊,连忙道:“师父,弟子不是那个意思,我是......”水月大师略带疲倦之色挥了挥手,嘴角边露出淡淡一丝苦涩笑意,道:“我知道的,你不必解释了。”陆雪琪默然,站到了水月大师的身旁,却一时不知该说什么才好。而水月大师似乎也没有开口说话的意思,师徒二人一时都沉默了下来。也不知过了多久之后,水月大师眺望远方,忽然开口道:“你觉得这望月台景色美么?”陆雪琪怔了一下,不知水月大师为何突然如此相问,不过她还是老老实实地回答师父道:“常言说风光常在险峰,这里危岩突兀,孤崖悬空,从上望去,云海如涛,青山做伴,正是风光绝美之处。”水月大师微微点头,目光微现迷离,缓缓道:“其实多年之前,你苏茹师叔仍然还在小竹峰上修行之时,便也和你一样,最爱这里的风光景色,也时常偷偷一人溜到此处玩耍的。”陆雪琪一怔,抬眼向水月大师看去,只见水月大师轻轻叹息,道:“我与苏师妹两人从小便是一起长大,算来我不过比她早一年投在恩师真雩大师座下,年少时候,我们食同桌,寝同床,当真是情同姐妹。她平日里性子比我活泼,却最爱一人偷偷跑到这里,便是什么时候受了委屈了,她也是来到这望月台上,一个人生闷气的。”水月大师说到这里,嘴角动了一下,似乎想起了当年的一些往事,有些笑意,只是这笑容还未出来,便被脸上更深的茫然沧桑之色替代了。“可是......自从她出嫁之后,就再也没有来过这里了。”陆雪琪默默听着水月大师的话,低声道:“师父,苏师叔当初嫁给大竹峰的田师叔,你心里可是并不欢喜么?”水月大师怔了一下,随即微微摇头,叹了口气,道:“田不易虽然脾气不佳,性子颇有几分乖戾,但决然是一个佳偶,你苏师叔嫁于他,是她的福气,也是她有眼光的。”陆雪琪听到这里,倒真是有几分讶异了,往日里任谁都知道水月大师对田不易看不顺眼,却不料她心里倒是这般看的,当下忍不住问道:“那您过去还对田师叔那样......”话说了一半,她忽然住口不言。水月大师微微一笑,道:“还对他横眉竖眼、冷言冷语的是罢?”陆雪琪面上一红,道:“弟子不敢这么想。”水月大师淡淡道:“我平日就是这么对他的,又不是什么好忌讳的事,有什么好顾忌的。不过虽然我与田不易合不来,但实话实说,他这人还是不错的,在我们青云门中,也并没有几个人可以比得上他。”说到这里,水月大师似乎突然想到了什么,眉头微微皱了一下,道:“田不易座下的大弟子,是叫做宋大仁的吧?”陆雪琪点了点头,却不知水月大师怎么会突然问到宋大仁去了,道:“正是,如今宋师兄已经接任了大竹峰一脉的首座之位了。师父,你怎么会突然想到了宋师兄了?”水月大师默然半晌,道:“你那个文敏师姐,是不是和这个宋大仁有些眉来眼去的?”陆雪琪这才是吓了一跳,一时不知该说什么好,文敏与宋大仁只见互有情意,多数人都知晓了,小竹峰上的姐妹们平日里还多有拿此事开文敏玩笑的,只是当初田不易曾经为了宋大仁上山求亲,却被水月大师一口回绝,搞得文敏私下里黯然神伤,好些日子闷闷不乐。眼下突然被水月大师这么一问,陆雪琪心中念头转动,却不知该直说的好呢,还是多为文敏师姐隐瞒一些才是。只是水月大师乃是何等的阅历,只看陆雪琪这几番迟疑不决,便大半都看来出来,摇了摇头,深深叹了口气。陆雪琪心中不禁有些着急起来,她与文敏关系那是极好的,虽然她自己情路不顺,却是更希望这个从小一直照顾自己的师姐可以有个好归宿,当下犹豫几番,还是鼓起勇气道:“师父,其实文师姐她......”话未说几字,却只听水月大师淡淡道:“罢了,罢了,找个日子,将文敏嫁过去算了。”陆雪琪一时愕然,几乎不敢相信自己的耳朵,面上神情也随之表现了出来,水月大师看了她一眼,笑了笑,道:“怎么,是不是你们这些弟子都一直觉得我是一个老顽固,食古不化,不肯玉成弟子们的好事么?”陆雪琪心中为文敏欢喜之极,连忙笑道:“师父,你看你说的是什么话,弟子们哪里敢这么想啊。我这里先替文敏师姐谢谢您了!”水月大师看着陆雪琪难得一见的真心笑容,嘴角动了动,却又是轻叹一声,转过了身子,负手而立,向着远方云海,默默眺望。陆雪琪高兴之下,却见水月大师神情有异,当下小心翼翼地道:“师父,您怎么突然想到了这件事了?”水月大师沉默了片刻,却不答反问道:“雪琪,你也随我去了大竹峰,你觉得你苏师叔之死是怎样的?”陆雪琪神情肃然下来,沉吟了一下,肃容道:“弟子以为,苏师叔与田师叔伉俪情深,追随而去,并未有见何痛楚之色。”“是啊。”水月大师轻轻叹息,怔怔出神,半晌后才道:“我本意不欲你们为情所扰,耽误修行,可是这修行一世,到头来却又如何呢?”陆雪琪不知水月大师是何意思,一时不敢接口,只听水月大师缓缓道:“长生一说,仍是缥缈虚无,一世苦修,不过多换了数百年光阴虚度,你苏师叔将百年道行与人生,视若无物,这份决心眼光,却当真不知强过我多少了。”陆雪琪心中不知怎么,忽地一酸,叫了一声:“师父......”“一世修行,修行一世,修得了道,却修没了人性,这却又是何苦?”水月大师长叹一声,淡淡道:“其实什么是道,什么叫做得道,我修了一世,时至今日,却当真有些模糊了。”陆雪琪站在一旁,不敢说话,水月大师默然伫立,呆了半晌,忽地摇了摇头,似乎不愿再想下去,转身向山下走去,陆雪琪看着她的背影,叫道:“师父,你去哪里?”第450章杀意(2)与中土各大门阀暗流涌动不同,千里之外的南疆,在那场兽妖浩劫过后,南疆的各族百姓无言地重建着家园,尽管这里是受害最为惨重的地方,但天下之大,似乎也无人记得此处,反正南疆荒地,本也不入中土富庶之人的眼界。在苗族聚居的七里峒,兽妖带来的伤痕仍是处处可见,不过在一片片的废墟之上,已经有许多崭新的屋子被搭建了起来。在七里峒的后山山腰处,那个神秘的祭坛入口,仍然有不少祭祀出入着,在这个百废待兴的时刻,祖先的佑护对于苗人来说,是格外的重要。苗人们日出而作,日落而息,日子就这般一日一日的过去,眼看着这一日日头西下,夜幕降临,众多的苗人们纷纷回到了自己的家里,放松了疲倦的身子,在用过晚饭之后,在夜空中众多繁星洒下的星光中,渐渐沉眠而去。只是在夜深人静之时,这七里峒中却突然出现了一条白色的身影,在黑暗中如一道淡淡的幽光,在静谧的山谷中几个起伏,已然悄悄接近了后山祭坛的山脚之下。通往山上的入口上,虽然夜深却仍有两个苗人兵卒守护着,只是这夜风习习忽地一阵刮了过来,他们只觉得忽地眼前一道快如闪电般的白光掠过,淡淡幽香似夜晚花儿轻放,竟是不由自主都一阵恍惚起来。片刻之后,他们便恢复了清醒,只是那短短的失神太过短暂,以至于他们二人自己都以为不过是疲累之后偶尔的瞌睡而已,在心中骂了自己几句之后,两位苗人便振作精神,再度小心翼翼地看护着自己族人的圣地。只是在他们的身后,一条如鬼魅般的白色窈窕身影,如从黑暗之中缓缓渗出,在那个祭坛入口的平台上现身出来,一身白衣,娇媚无限,漫天星光似乎都被她所吸引的女子,却不是小白又是何人?她向着周围看了几眼,又向着那黑漆漆的洞穴之中看了看,虽然那里仍然是漆黑一片,但小白的目光缓缓流动,嘴角露出淡淡一丝微笑,随即却似乎有所感触,默默摇了摇头,轻叹了一声。这里的防卫比她料想的还要差的多了,全无当日她与鬼厉来此求见大巫师时候的气象,山下那些粗壮的兵丁且不去说,这处祭坛中本该有许多身负巫术的祭祀,并不会像眼前这般几如毫不设防,看来兽妖一劫对苗族来说,实在是损失惨重。其实又何止是面前的苗族,放眼天下,为了那兽神一人,全不知有多少无辜之人家破人亡、流离失所,这其中是非,也当真是难说的很。小白微微摇头,不再多想,身子掠起,如化身一道白色微光,径直向山洞之中掠去。这洞穴之中大部分倒还和过去一样,路径不曾变化,便是隔上一段距离石壁上便有一个火把,也仍如往日,只是小白感知之下,却发现这远近洞穴之中,人却是极少,便是有那么少数几人,也是呼吸缓慢平稳,想来是睡着了。小白也懒得理会,按照记忆中的道路在洞穴中悄无声息地飞掠着,以她千年道行之深,莫说是这些本领低微的苗族祭祀,便是修行深厚的有道之士,也未必能发觉到她了,不过一会,她便已经来到了那个曾经是大巫师起居的宽敞洞穴之外。到了此处,小白停下了身子,眉头微皱,向洞内看去,虽然隔了老远,但她已然感觉到这里面还有一人,而此人似乎与刚才自己感觉到的其他人并不一样,至少他没有在睡觉。洞穴之中,那堆熊熊燃烧的火焰依旧散发着明亮的光芒,在光亮的阴影处,那座石雕的狗神雕像在光影明灭中若隐若现。小白的目光向那座雕像上的狗头处凝视了片刻,随即收了回来,落在了火堆前面。一个年轻的身影端坐在火堆之前,背对着洞口,小白看不清楚他的容貌,只能大致看出那是个年轻的男子。只见他面对着炽热的火焰,端坐在地上但身体上的动作却一刻都没有停止,不时在身前虚划出一个个神秘诡异的图案,同时低声虔诚地用苗族颂读着什么。小白悄无声息地来到了那个男子的身后,火光渐渐照在了她的身上,并在她身后拉出了长长的影子。她默默侧耳聆听着那个年轻男子低沉的似歌似吟的声音,回荡在这个古老的洞穴中,似乎在诉说着什么?那低沉的回音似乎永无止境,从侧面看去,那年轻的苗族祭祀满面虔诚,多半已经完全溶入了那虚幻的世界。小白脸上渐渐浮现出一丝惘然,然后轻轻叹了口气。这异样的声音立刻惊动了那个年轻的苗族祭祀,他身子一震,便要急转过身子查看究竟,只是他身子还未动弹之刻,那一只秀气白皙的手掌却在他眼前一闪而过,随后落在了他脑门之上,轻轻拍了一下。年轻的苗族祭祀忽地双眼一翻,身子颤抖了几下,片刻之间便失去了意识倾倒在一旁的地上。洞穴之中那神秘的吟唱之声,连同那回音都悄悄平静了下来,小白看着那张年轻的脸庞,忽地微笑了一下,轻声道:“到底有没有狗神,还有那狗神会不会护佑你们族人,我是不知道的,不过有你这么虔诚坚定的人在,想必大巫师也可以放心了吧。”说完,她微微摇了摇头,绕开了年轻祭祀的身子和火堆,从旁边走过,却是径直向着那座狗神雕像走了过去。一直以来,苗人们信奉狗神,认为狗神赐予了他们新生,护佑着一族繁衍下去,是以就算是这洞中的祭祀,也是轻易不敢接近这座神像的。而此刻,小白便站在了这座黑石雕刻而成的狗神神像面前。神像通体用南疆特产的黑石雕刻而成,色泽黑中发亮,隐隐还有银色淡淡的光芒,从身躯之中散发出来。小白对南疆了解颇深,自然知道这并非许多苗人深信的狗神神迹,而不过是黑石之中极罕见的一只异种,其中含着微亮银屑而成此神秘美丽的微光。不过她此行的目的自然并非观赏这座苗族狗神神像,片刻之后,她的注意力便集中到了狗头之上。这座神像不知是多么古老时代传下的,但始做者显然乃是大匠,雕刻之功力纯熟那是不用说的,栩栩如生,更厉害的是这狗头之上纤毫毕现,没有丝毫含糊之处,若非眼前这石材明显,几乎要让人以为是一直微张着嘴巴的黑狗了。而在狗神雕像的头上,最显眼之处,便是一双眼眸,看那材质,似乎也是黑石,但眼眶中所镶嵌的两枚黑石却与周围大不一样,更显纯净深邃,远处火光熊熊,只倒映在了这神像一双眼眸之中,恍惚中竟似有神,也默默凝视着小白一般。小白忽地心头一震,退后了一步,登时周身压力一松,神志立刻清醒过来。她微微皱眉,重新向那神像看了一眼,哼了一声,道:“居然还有这样惑人心志的禁制,”随即她若有所思,沉吟了片刻,却有一丝迷惑,轻轻道:“可是这分明乃是中土的道法,怎的却会出现在此处?”她默然想了片刻,便轻甩了甩了头,抛开了这无聊的念头,此刻对她来到此地的目的来说,这自然并非她所欲探究的。她重新端详这座神像,最后目光还是落在了神像上那栩栩如生的一双眼眸上,她似迟疑了一下,但随即便伸出手去,在那双黑得纯净深邃的眼睛上轻轻一按。第452章悲哀(2)走出了精舍之外,文敏便看到陆雪琪站在一旁,便走了过去,道:“师妹,你这便回去么?”陆雪琪微微摇首,道:“既然出来了,我便想在左右走走,老是在屋中坐着,也觉得烦闷。”文敏点了点头,道:“说的也是,那你自己小心些,我先回去了。”陆雪琪微微点头,道:“是,师姐慢走。”文敏笑了笑,转身走了。看着她的身影逐渐消失在竹林之中后,陆雪琪站在原地沉默了片刻,却一时也不知自己该往哪里去,便信步走去。竹林深深,到处都是青翠一片,高处有山风吹过,竹枝梢头随风摇荡,发出沙沙的声音。微微湿润的土地上,新芽破土,不时可以看到竹笋尖尖的脑袋从地底探了出来,生机勃勃。远处,竹枝茂密的地方,传来清脆的鸟鸣声音,就连周围的空气里,都飘荡着一股竹子特有的清香。陆雪琪深深吸气,这里不带有凡间俗气的气息,向来是她们这些修道中人的最爱,也是每每修道之人远离尘世的缘故。只是,身子是离俗世远了,可是那尘心情缘,却似乎从来也不曾离开半分。就这般轻踩莲步,信步走去,不知不觉中,陆雪琪忽然惊觉,自己竟又走到了后山来了,她微微苦笑一声,虽然自己今日并未想到来此,但许是平日来得多了,这一双脚竟是自行走了来。不过既来之则安之,陆雪琪也不回头,继续缓步向着山上走去,石阶层层而上,不远地方,便是小竹峰上的僻静之处望月台了。此时正是白日,加上近日水月大师心情不好,更无人来到这偏僻所在,周围更显寂静,好在陆雪琪向来也习惯了这份宁静,便自行走了上去,这里的一草一木,一石一岩,对她来说都是再熟悉不过了。不料她才踏上望月台,却是怔了一下,在望月台上前方,竟然站立着一个身影,孤独伫立,一身衣袍被山风猎猎吹舞,看那背影十分熟悉,却赫然乃是她与文敏便寻不得的师父水月大师。陆雪琪心中愕然,走上前去,向着水月大师行了一礼,道:“师父。”水月大师身子一震,似乎这才发觉身后有人前来,转过身来,看着陆雪琪,点了点头,道:“是雪琪啊。”陆雪琪向水月大师望去,只见恩师面容微显苍白,仍有伤心之容,但此刻更多的,却都是落寞之色。她心中担忧,道:“师父,这里风大,你要保重身体。”水月大师笑了笑,道:“平日里你整天都站在此处,也未见你有什么事了,我这把老骨头虽然不比你们年轻人,但还不至于弱不经风。”陆雪琪吃了一惊,连忙道:“师父,弟子不是那个意思,我是......”水月大师略带疲倦之色挥了挥手,嘴角边露出淡淡一丝苦涩笑意,道:“我知道的,你不必解释了。”陆雪琪默然,站到了水月大师的身旁,却一时不知该说什么才好。而水月大师似乎也没有开口说话的意思,师徒二人一时都沉默了下来。也不知过了多久之后,水月大师眺望远方,忽然开口道:“你觉得这望月台景色美么?”陆雪琪怔了一下,不知水月大师为何突然如此相问,不过她还是老老实实地回答师父道:“常言说风光常在险峰,这里危岩突兀,孤崖悬空,从上望去,云海如涛,青山做伴,正是风光绝美之处。”水月大师微微点头,目光微现迷离,缓缓道:“其实多年之前,你苏茹师叔仍然还在小竹峰上修行之时,便也和你一样,最爱这里的风光景色,也时常偷偷一人溜到此处玩耍的。”陆雪琪一怔,抬眼向水月大师看去,只见水月大师轻轻叹息,道:“我与苏师妹两人从小便是一起长大,算来我不过比她早一年投在恩师真雩大师座下,年少时候,我们食同桌,寝同床,当真是情同姐妹。她平日里性子比我活泼,却最爱一人偷偷跑到这里,便是什么时候受了委屈了,她也是来到这望月台上,一个人生闷气的。”水月大师说到这里,嘴角动了一下,似乎想起了当年的一些往事,有些笑意,只是这笑容还未出来,便被脸上更深的茫然沧桑之色替代了。“可是......自从她出嫁之后,就再也没有来过这里了。”陆雪琪默默听着水月大师的话,低声道:“师父,苏师叔当初嫁给大竹峰的田师叔,你心里可是并不欢喜么?”水月大师怔了一下,随即微微摇头,叹了口气,道:“田不易虽然脾气不佳,性子颇有几分乖戾,但决然是一个佳偶,你苏师叔嫁于他,是她的福气,也是她有眼光的。”陆雪琪听到这里,倒真是有几分讶异了,往日里任谁都知道水月大师对田不易看不顺眼,却不料她心里倒是这般看的,当下忍不住问道:“那您过去还对田师叔那样......”话说了一半,她忽然住口不言。水月大师微微一笑,道:“还对他横眉竖眼、冷言冷语的是罢?”陆雪琪面上一红,道:“弟子不敢这么想。”水月大师淡淡道:“我平日就是这么对他的,又不是什么好忌讳的事,有什么好顾忌的。不过虽然我与田不易合不来,但实话实说,他这人还是不错的,在我们青云门中,也并没有几个人可以比得上他。”说到这里,水月大师似乎突然想到了什么,眉头微微皱了一下,道:“田不易座下的大弟子,是叫做宋大仁的吧?”陆雪琪点了点头,却不知水月大师怎么会突然问到宋大仁去了,道:“正是,如今宋师兄已经接任了大竹峰一脉的首座之位了。师父,你怎么会突然想到了宋师兄了?”水月大师默然半晌,道:“你那个文敏师姐,是不是和这个宋大仁有些眉来眼去的?”陆雪琪这才是吓了一跳,一时不知该说什么好,文敏与宋大仁只见互有情意,多数人都知晓了,小竹峰上的姐妹们平日里还多有拿此事开文敏玩笑的,只是当初田不易曾经为了宋大仁上山求亲,却被水月大师一口回绝,搞得文敏私下里黯然神伤,好些日子闷闷不乐。眼下突然被水月大师这么一问,陆雪琪心中念头转动,却不知该直说的好呢,还是多为文敏师姐隐瞒一些才是。只是水月大师乃是何等的阅历,只看陆雪琪这几番迟疑不决,便大半都看来出来,摇了摇头,深深叹了口气。陆雪琪心中不禁有些着急起来,她与文敏关系那是极好的,虽然她自己情路不顺,却是更希望这个从小一直照顾自己的师姐可以有个好归宿,当下犹豫几番,还是鼓起勇气道:“师父,其实文师姐她......”话未说几字,却只听水月大师淡淡道:“罢了,罢了,找个日子,将文敏嫁过去算了。”陆雪琪一时愕然,几乎不敢相信自己的耳朵,面上神情也随之表现了出来,水月大师看了她一眼,笑了笑,道:“怎么,是不是你们这些弟子都一直觉得我是一个老顽固,食古不化,不肯玉成弟子们的好事么?”陆雪琪心中为文敏欢喜之极,连忙笑道:“师父,你看你说的是什么话,弟子们哪里敢这么想啊。我这里先替文敏师姐谢谢您了!”水月大师看着陆雪琪难得一见的真心笑容,嘴角动了动,却又是轻叹一声,转过了身子,负手而立,向着远方云海,默默眺望。陆雪琪高兴之下,却见水月大师神情有异,当下小心翼翼地道:“师父,您怎么突然想到了这件事了?”水月大师沉默了片刻,却不答反问道:“雪琪,你也随我去了大竹峰,你觉得你苏师叔之死是怎样的?”陆雪琪神情肃然下来,沉吟了一下,肃容道:“弟子以为,苏师叔与田师叔伉俪情深,追随而去,并未有见何痛楚之色。”“是啊。”水月大师轻轻叹息,怔怔出神,半晌后才道:“我本意不欲你们为情所扰,耽误修行,可是这修行一世,到头来却又如何呢?”陆雪琪不知水月大师是何意思,一时不敢接口,只听水月大师缓缓道:“长生一说,仍是缥缈虚无,一世苦修,不过多换了数百年光阴虚度,你苏师叔将百年道行与人生,视若无物,这份决心眼光,却当真不知强过我多少了。”陆雪琪心中不知怎么,忽地一酸,叫了一声:“师父......”“一世修行,修行一世,修得了道,却修没了人性,这却又是何苦?”水月大师长叹一声,淡淡道:“其实什么是道,什么叫做得道,我修了一世,时至今日,却当真有些模糊了。”陆雪琪站在一旁,不敢说话,水月大师默然伫立,呆了半晌,忽地摇了摇头,似乎不愿再想下去,转身向山下走去,陆雪琪看着她的背影,叫道:“师父,你去哪里?”第450章杀意(2)走出了精舍之外,文敏便看到陆雪琪站在一旁,便走了过去,道:“师妹,你这便回去么?”陆雪琪微微摇首,道:“既然出来了,我便想在左右走走,老是在屋中坐着,也觉得烦闷。”文敏点了点头,道:“说的也是,那你自己小心些,我先回去了。”陆雪琪微微点头,道:“是,师姐慢走。”文敏笑了笑,转身走了。看着她的身影逐渐消失在竹林之中后,陆雪琪站在原地沉默了片刻,却一时也不知自己该往哪里去,便信步走去。竹林深深,到处都是青翠一片,高处有山风吹过,竹枝梢头随风摇荡,发出沙沙的声音。微微湿润的土地上,新芽破土,不时可以看到竹笋尖尖的脑袋从地底探了出来,生机勃勃。远处,竹枝茂密的地方,传来清脆的鸟鸣声音,就连周围的空气里,都飘荡着一股竹子特有的清香。陆雪琪深深吸气,这里不带有凡间俗气的气息,向来是她们这些修道中人的最爱,也是每每修道之人远离尘世的缘故。只是,身子是离俗世远了,可是那尘心情缘,却似乎从来也不曾离开半分。就这般轻踩莲步,信步走去,不知不觉中,陆雪琪忽然惊觉,自己竟又走到了后山来了,她微微苦笑一声,虽然自己今日并未想到来此,但许是平日来得多了,这一双脚竟是自行走了来。不过既来之则安之,陆雪琪也不回头,继续缓步向着山上走去,石阶层层而上,不远地方,便是小竹峰上的僻静之处望月台了。此时正是白日,加上近日水月大师心情不好,更无人来到这偏僻所在,周围更显寂静,好在陆雪琪向来也习惯了这份宁静,便自行走了上去,这里的一草一木,一石一岩,对她来说都是再熟悉不过了。不料她才踏上望月台,却是怔了一下,在望月台上前方,竟然站立着一个身影,孤独伫立,一身衣袍被山风猎猎吹舞,看那背影十分熟悉,却赫然乃是她与文敏便寻不得的师父水月大师。陆雪琪心中愕然,走上前去,向着水月大师行了一礼,道:“师父。”水月大师身子一震,似乎这才发觉身后有人前来,转过身来,看着陆雪琪,点了点头,道:“是雪琪啊。”陆雪琪向水月大师望去,只见恩师面容微显苍白,仍有伤心之容,但此刻更多的,却都是落寞之色。她心中担忧,道:“师父,这里风大,你要保重身体。”水月大师笑了笑,道:“平日里你整天都站在此处,也未见你有什么事了,我这把老骨头虽然不比你们年轻人,但还不至于弱不经风。”陆雪琪吃了一惊,连忙道:“师父,弟子不是那个意思,我是......”水月大师略带疲倦之色挥了挥手,嘴角边露出淡淡一丝苦涩笑意,道:“我知道的,你不必解释了。”陆雪琪默然,站到了水月大师的身旁,却一时不知该说什么才好。而水月大师似乎也没有开口说话的意思,师徒二人一时都沉默了下来。也不知过了多久之后,水月大师眺望远方,忽然开口道:“你觉得这望月台景色美么?”陆雪琪怔了一下,不知水月大师为何突然如此相问,不过她还是老老实实地回答师父道:“常言说风光常在险峰,这里危岩突兀,孤崖悬空,从上望去,云海如涛,青山做伴,正是风光绝美之处。”水月大师微微点头,目光微现迷离,缓缓道:“其实多年之前,你苏茹师叔仍然还在小竹峰上修行之时,便也和你一样,最爱这里的风光景色,也时常偷偷一人溜到此处玩耍的。”陆雪琪一怔,抬眼向水月大师看去,只见水月大师轻轻叹息,道:“我与苏师妹两人从小便是一起长大,算来我不过比她早一年投在恩师真雩大师座下,年少时候,我们食同桌,寝同床,当真是情同姐妹。她平日里性子比我活泼,却最爱一人偷偷跑到这里,便是什么时候受了委屈了,她也是来到这望月台上,一个人生闷气的。”水月大师说到这里,嘴角动了一下,似乎想起了当年的一些往事,有些笑意,只是这笑容还未出来,便被脸上更深的茫然沧桑之色替代了。“可是......自从她出嫁之后,就再也没有来过这里了。”陆雪琪默默听着水月大师的话,低声道:“师父,苏师叔当初嫁给大竹峰的田师叔,你心里可是并不欢喜么?”水月大师怔了一下,随即微微摇头,叹了口气,道:“田不易虽然脾气不佳,性子颇有几分乖戾,但决然是一个佳偶,你苏师叔嫁于他,是她的福气,也是她有眼光的。”陆雪琪听到这里,倒真是有几分讶异了,往日里任谁都知道水月大师对田不易看不顺眼,却不料她心里倒是这般看的,当下忍不住问道:“那您过去还对田师叔那样......”话说了一半,她忽然住口不言。水月大师微微一笑,道:“还对他横眉竖眼、冷言冷语的是罢?”陆雪琪面上一红,道:“弟子不敢这么想。”水月大师淡淡道:“我平日就是这么对他的,又不是什么好忌讳的事,有什么好顾忌的。不过虽然我与田不易合不来,但实话实说,他这人还是不错的,在我们青云门中,也并没有几个人可以比得上他。”说到这里,水月大师似乎突然想到了什么,眉头微微皱了一下,道:“田不易座下的大弟子,是叫做宋大仁的吧?”陆雪琪点了点头,却不知水月大师怎么会突然问到宋大仁去了,道:“正是,如今宋师兄已经接任了大竹峰一脉的首座之位了。师父,你怎么会突然想到了宋师兄了?”水月大师默然半晌,道:“你那个文敏师姐,是不是和这个宋大仁有些眉来眼去的?”陆雪琪这才是吓了一跳,一时不知该说什么好,文敏与宋大仁只见互有情意,多数人都知晓了,小竹峰上的姐妹们平日里还多有拿此事开文敏玩笑的,只是当初田不易曾经为了宋大仁上山求亲,却被水月大师一口回绝,搞得文敏私下里黯然神伤,好些日子闷闷不乐。眼下突然被水月大师这么一问,陆雪琪心中念头转动,却不知该直说的好呢,还是多为文敏师姐隐瞒一些才是。只是水月大师乃是何等的阅历,只看陆雪琪这几番迟疑不决,便大半都看来出来,摇了摇头,深深叹了口气。陆雪琪心中不禁有些着急起来,她与文敏关系那是极好的,虽然她自己情路不顺,却是更希望这个从小一直照顾自己的师姐可以有个好归宿,当下犹豫几番,还是鼓起勇气道:“师父,其实文师姐她......”话未说几字,却只听水月大师淡淡道:“罢了,罢了,找个日子,将文敏嫁过去算了。”陆雪琪一时愕然,几乎不敢相信自己的耳朵,面上神情也随之表现了出来,水月大师看了她一眼,笑了笑,道:“怎么,是不是你们这些弟子都一直觉得我是一个老顽固,食古不化,不肯玉成弟子们的好事么?”陆雪琪心中为文敏欢喜之极,连忙笑道:“师父,你看你说的是什么话,弟子们哪里敢这么想啊。我这里先替文敏师姐谢谢您了!”水月大师看着陆雪琪难得一见的真心笑容,嘴角动了动,却又是轻叹一声,转过了身子,负手而立,向着远方云海,默默眺望。陆雪琪高兴之下,却见水月大师神情有异,当下小心翼翼地道:“师父,您怎么突然想到了这件事了?”水月大师沉默了片刻,却不答反问道:“雪琪,你也随我去了大竹峰,你觉得你苏师叔之死是怎样的?”陆雪琪神情肃然下来,沉吟了一下,肃容道:“弟子以为,苏师叔与田师叔伉俪情深,追随而去,并未有见何痛楚之色。”“是啊。”水月大师轻轻叹息,怔怔出神,半晌后才道:“我本意不欲你们为情所扰,耽误修行,可是这修行一世,到头来却又如何呢?”陆雪琪不知水月大师是何意思,一时不敢接口,只听水月大师缓缓道:“长生一说,仍是缥缈虚无,一世苦修,不过多换了数百年光阴虚度,你苏师叔将百年道行与人生,视若无物,这份决心眼光,却当真不知强过我多少了。”陆雪琪心中不知怎么,忽地一酸,叫了一声:“师父......”“一世修行,修行一世,修得了道,却修没了人性,这却又是何苦?”水月大师长叹一声,淡淡道:“其实什么是道,什么叫做得道,我修了一世,时至今日,却当真有些模糊了。”陆雪琪站在一旁,不敢说话,水月大师默然伫立,呆了半晌,忽地摇了摇头,似乎不愿再想下去,转身向山下走去,陆雪琪看着她的背影,叫道:“师父,你去哪里?”第450章杀意(2)。

水月大师身子顿了一下,道:“文敏之事,我意已决,你便过去和她说吧。不过......”她声音一个停顿,却又转过身来,脸上多了几分怜惜之色,望着陆雪琪道:“倒是你自己,雪琪,可曾为自己想过么?”陆雪琪一怔,道:“什么?”随即会意过来,脸色白了一下,缓缓露出一个无奈笑容,低声道:“师父,弟子命不好,不敢妄想了。”水月大师注视着自己这个清丽无双的弟子,只见她白衣飘飘,更有出尘之意,但面容中伤心之色,却不知堆积了多少。水月大师心中忽地没来由的一阵心疼,唤道:“雪琪。”陆雪琪抬头,看着水月大师,只听水月大师淡淡道:“雪琪,你情路艰辛,却又不愿回头,师父也没法子对你说什么。只是你我师徒一场,我也是不愿看你如此的,将来若有转机,青云门这里的条条规矩,自有我替你担着,你不必担心就是了。”陆雪琪身子大震,忍不住叫了一声:“师父......”却一时不知该说什么了。水月大师对着她笑了笑,却又是叹息一声,转身离去,不多时身影便消失在山岩石阶之下,只有山风中,隐隐传来她低低的轻语:“问世间,情为何物......”陆雪琪站在原地,一时心乱如麻,几番愁苦,柔肠百转,却仍是想不出什么结果来,只有在那恍惚之际,她心头忽然怔怔想到:不久之前,就在那河阳城外废弃义庄之中,田不易似也对她说过相似的话语。狐岐山,鬼王宗。一个俏丽的身影出现在了鬼王宗总堂所在的山腹甬道之中,与周围一切灰色沉闷的东西不同的是,这个身影动弹之际,仿佛是闪烁着耀眼的光亮,给这里压抑的气氛里带来了一抹色彩。通道中不时有鬼王宗的弟子走过,几乎没有一个人不被她所吸引的,但那女子眼波扫过处,却都纷纷一个个快步的走开了,似乎都不敢与她有更多的接触。就算是在这鬼王宗里,看来她也是一个特殊的存在。而她也真的很特别,眉目如画,娇媚无限,虽然比那九尾天狐小白少了一分媚意,却似乎又更多了一分柔和,不过纵然如此,以她曾经是合欢派妙公子的身份,金瓶儿如今大大方方地站在这鬼王宗的地界,仍然显得有些刺眼。不过金瓶儿显然不在乎周围人的目光,对她来说,被众人瞩目似乎早已习惯了,在那场兽妖浩劫的最后,南疆十万大山里的镇魔古洞中,她好不容易脱困而出,回到中土,这其中的曲折没人知道,她也没对任何人谈起。此刻,她的方向只有一个,鬼王要召见她。又经过了一个路口,面前甬道分作了左右两条,金瓶儿停住了脚步,向着左手边那条通道望了一眼,眼中似掠过几分异彩,随即消失,迈步向着右边的通道走去了。不久之前那场突如其来的古怪地震,给鬼王宗造成的伤害仍然随处可见,主要便是山岩石壁之上,多了许多不时可见、或大或小的裂痕,而在这四通八达、通风良好的甬道之中,却依然还漂浮着几分淡淡的血腥气息,挥之不去。这股淡淡血腥味道,金瓶儿自然也感觉到了,只是她心中诧异,面上却并未显露出来,她此刻在鬼王宗里地位不比往日合欢派,自然也不会多管闲事。只是她心中仍是对此暗暗吃惊,以她的见识阅历,自然可以感觉到这血腥之气大有古怪。这思绪之间,她已顺着通道走到了鬼王所在的屋子之外,她站住了脚步,正待开口叫人通报,忽然面前石门隆隆打开,从屋内传出鬼王笑声,道:“是瓶儿么,快些进来罢。”金瓶儿暗吃了一惊,但面上却堆起笑意,微笑道:“是。”说着走了进去。只见石室之中宽敞明亮,摆设虽不奢华,却也端庄大气,鬼王正坐在一张桌子之后,面前摆放着一大张白纸,旁边放着文房四宝,看来正在练字。金瓶儿向鬼王那里看了一眼,嫣然笑道:“宗主今日好兴致啊,怎么会想起写字了?”鬼王抬头向金瓶儿看来,微微一笑,金瓶儿突然面上笑容一僵,竟是感觉鬼王的目光隐隐如两道利刃刺来一般,与之对望,双目竟隐有刺痛之感。不过好在鬼王很快就将目光收了回来,仍看着自己手下之白纸,同时招手道:“你过来看看,我这一字写的如何?”金瓶儿心下暗暗吃惊,往日里她与鬼王相处时,从来都未有如此感觉,怎么这不过短短时日,鬼王的道行功力,竟似乎一日千里般精进了?不过她毕竟不是那种粗浅之人,心中暗自思索,脸上却堆起了笑容,走了过去,带起了一阵香风,笑道:“我可是个对写字一窍不通的俗人,宗主要我来看,当真是难为了我啊。”鬼王嘿嘿一笑,也不答话,让开了身子,金瓶儿站在桌旁,向桌上白纸看去,只见映入眼帘的,偌大一张白纸之上,赫然只写了一个大字:杀!这一字每一笔皆如铁划银勾,用力极重,似要透纸而出,凶意俨然,决无楷书之端正气象,又不似草书轻重自若,意态自由,全是一股杀伐之意,滚滚而来。金瓶儿心中一震,随即不知怎么感觉到身边有道冰冷目光看来,但耳边却传来鬼王和蔼的笑声,道:“瓶儿,你看这字写的如何?”金瓶儿满面笑容,如春风拂过,满室皆春,微笑道:“宗主这个字写的真好看啊,我便是练上十年,也写不出这般的字来。”鬼王淡淡地看着金瓶儿,金瓶儿在他目光之下,心中竟是隐隐有股寒意渗了出来,但脸上笑意仍是不减,直到她自己都觉得脸上肌肉因为保持笑容而有些酸疼的时候,鬼王忽地移开了目光。金瓶儿这才偷偷松了口气,同时心中暗自惊骇,此番回来,鬼王竟是与往日气度截然不同,一身杀伐之气直如巨涛狂潮一般,生生逼迫过来,而且看着鬼王模样,他自己也似乎根本没有丝毫遮掩的意思。这与他平日里的作风大相迥异,难道这些日子来,又发生了什么事么?金瓶儿心下正暗自回想,那边鬼王已经开口说道:“道长,不如你也来看看,老夫写的这一字如何?”金瓶儿心头又是一震,愕然转身看去,原来这石室角落之中,竟然还站着一人,做道家衣袍打扮,面目肃然。金瓶儿心中念头急转,更有几分惊疑,自己进入这石室之后,虽然一时被鬼王诡异杀气所震,神为之夺,但此人收敛全身气息站在一旁而不为自己发现,看来也是不可小觑。那道人应声缓步走了上来,向那桌上白纸上的字看了一会,半晌之后,道:“好字!”鬼王目光中寒意依旧,但面上仍笑道:“好在何处?”那道人道:“此字好在其字笔画走势与字意相辅相成,字有杀意,透字而出,难得,难得!”鬼王盯着那道人,道人神色不变,慢慢退后,站在了金瓶儿身旁三尺之处,鬼王面上神色忽然大笑了出来,道:“说的好,说的好,道长所言深得我心。”那道人微微垂首,算是谢过了。金瓶儿不禁向那道人多看了一眼,只听鬼王道:“瓶儿,我来为你介绍一下,这位乃是我宗的供奉强助,苍松道长。”金瓶儿双眉一挑,眼神中锐利之色一闪而过,随即微笑地看着苍松,笑道:“久仰,久仰了......”苍松道人对着金瓶儿点了点头,这时鬼王又道:“瓶儿,这次唤你回来,是因为我们圣教将有一件千年难见的大事,要你来相助一臂之力。”金瓶儿微笑道:“宗主只管吩咐就是,瓶儿定然全力以赴。”鬼王笑道:“具体事宜,大致我都与苍松道长交代过了,你稍后向他询问便知,此事虽然并不急在一时,但仍需抓紧,你们便先下去好好商量罢。”金瓶儿点了点头,与苍松道人同时向鬼王行了一礼,退了出去。石门缓缓关上,二人在通道中并肩而行,一时都没有说话,只有路经刚才那个三岔路口的时候,金瓶儿情不自禁又向左边那条道路看了一眼。也就在这个时候,耳边忽然传来苍松道人的声音:“鬼厉副宗主已经离开狐岐山多日了,仍未回来。”金瓶儿眉头一皱,目光也寒了下来,转头向苍松道人看去,但苍松道人视若无睹,只说完这句话后,自顾自向前走了去。金瓶儿面上片刻之后,缓缓又浮现出了几分神秘的笑意,冷笑了一声,跟着他走了过去。第451章悲哀(1)古老的洞穴之中,忽地想起了一阵沉闷的轰鸣,那声音不大,但似乎却令这座宽敞的洞穴都在颤抖,古老的狗神神像就在小白的面前,在那阵低鸣声中,缓缓降了下去,沉入了地底,直到大半个身子都被遮盖,只有神像的狗头还留在地面之上。在神像的背后,出现了一片光滑的石壁,与周围的石壁不同,那上边似乎笼罩着一层淡淡黑气,让人看不真切。不过这已难不倒小白了,她嘴角露出淡淡一丝笑意,走上前去,伸手袖袍一挥,一阵轻风随即从她手底席卷而至,在那石壁之上扫过,登时将那股黑气吹开了去。随后,石壁上深沉的黑暗中,突然浮现出一点金色的光芒,片刻之后,只见又是一点,点点金光如突然降临这俗世的神迹,纷纷在石壁之上如泉涌一般涌现了出来,组成了一幕幕神奇的图画与文字,甚至连站在不远之外的小白,她的脸庞上也被金光折射的微微发亮。小白凝视着面前这依次呈现、光环流转的神秘图文,眼波流转,一行一行看了过去,在她面前的,便是传承了无数岁月古老巫族最后的秘密所在,她的目光跳跃着,时而凝固,时而欢喜,最后,她看到了那狂啸向天、桀骜不训的巨大火龙图案。小白深深出了口气,嘴角边露出了笑意,随后,她又再次确认了一遍,然后微合上双眼,似在默默记忆,将这些图文记在心间。等到她再次张开眼眸的时候,那盈盈如水眼波扫过石壁之上,自言自语道:“想不到那些家伙居然还留了这一手,莫非他们早知道巫族要毁了么?”说着,她淡淡一笑,似乎也懒得去理会那不知多少年前古人的麻烦,便待转身时,忽地她眉头皱起,目光猛然一凝,却是落在了那片金光闪闪的图文最后,在那只猖狂桀骜的巨大火龙图案之下,似乎还有一小片黑气与周围不同,依旧黏附在石壁之上。小白微感讶异,沉吟片刻,终究还是不愿轻易放过,正待查看,忽然间她心底一动,霍地猛转过身子,目光瞬间冰冷,冷冷望去。偌大的洞穴之中,空空荡荡,只有燃烧的火堆不时发出木柴迸裂的噼啪声,其他的除了倒在地上仍旧昏迷不醒那个年轻祭祀,一个人影都没有。小白目光在那个年轻祭祀身上飘过,又仔细看了看周围洞穴,确定的确没有异样之后,她微微皱了皱眉,缓缓转过了身子。难道是身在这异族诡异的地方太久了,自己也变得有些疑神疑鬼起来?小白摇了摇头,苦笑了一声,定了定神,随后手一抬,轻风吹出,但力道却比刚才大了些,片刻之后,那残余的一片黑气终于散了开去。石壁之上,果然还有数行文字。小白精神一振,仔细看去,片刻之后,她脸上突然浮现出惊喜交集之色,脱口而出道:“原来、原来招魂之术在此......”只是随着她目光移动,那喜色渐渐敛去,取而代之的却是渐显沉重和迷惑的神情,末了,看完了全部文字,她缓缓退后了一步,如有灵性一般,那片小小黑气突然围了过来,将那神秘的数行字迹再度遮盖住了。小白微微垂首,半晌无言,许久才轻轻叹息一声,轻声道:“原来如此,古巫一族竟是如此毁灭的,这......这却又是如何是好,我该不该把这些告诉他呢?”她心中似乎突然遇到了极大的困惑,一时踌躇不定。被风吹散的黑气缓缓再度凝聚过来,原本发散出灿烂金光的文字图案,也再度缓缓被掩盖,小白缓缓转身,在她身后低沉的轰鸣声再度响起,狗神神像升回了原位,遮盖住了那个秘密。古老的洞穴里,似乎一切都恢复了原来的平静,小白的身影缓缓踱步而出,她走的很慢,看去心思重重,不过在明亮的火焰照耀之下,她的身影终究还是消失在了这个洞穴里。寂静,又重新降临了这里,也不知道过了多久,那座古老的狗神神像默默凝视着这洞穴中的一切,它的眼眸中折射着光芒,显得那么深邃。忽地,一直倒在地上的那个身躯动了一下,年轻的苗族祭祀小心翼翼地爬起,向着那洞穴入口张望,那里一片静谧,毫无动静,显然刚才那个神秘的白衣女子已经离开。他这才松了口气,一直紧绷着的身体缓缓放松下来,苦笑了一声,低声道:“好险啊,若非有我族自闭神术,六识俱灭,还当真瞒不过她去......”随后,他的目光忽地变得炽热起来,猛然转身,向着那座狗神雕像望去。苗族之中,向来敬畏神灵,尤其是这座自古供奉的神像,更是敬畏之极,这年轻人从小到大莫说接触这座神像,便是正眼相看也是极少的,因为在族里规矩,那也是大不敬的行径。只是此刻他眼中倒映着那火焰熊熊燃烧,似乎身体也开始发烫起来,他凝视着那座神像,神像的一双眼眸似也凝视着它。紧接着,似乎一股巨大的无形力量猛然在身后暗暗驱动,年轻的祭祀咬紧了牙关,一步一步向着那座神像走了过去。古老的神像眼眸中倒映着那个越来越接近的身影,仿佛也带上了一丝忧伤。终于,他走到了神像面前,颤抖的双手缓缓抬起,在半空中停顿又停顿,但终究还是伸了出去,他脸上的神情似乎又是痛苦,又是挣扎,然而更像是被一股火焰所炙烤,所煎熬!只是那双手,终究还是没有收回来,点在了神像的眼眸之上。瞬间,低沉的轰鸣之声再度响起,整座洞穴又开始微微颤抖,神像再一次缓缓下沉降入地底,神秘的石壁就在眼前。年轻的祭祀眼中散发出狂热的火焰,他再也忍耐不住,冲上前去,双手一阵挥舞,顿时那片黑气四处挥散。金色的光芒再次缓缓浮现,将他的脸庞映的发亮。古老的文字图案,似乎带有蛊惑人心的意味,在他的眼前一一浮现,他面上的表情如饮醇酒,露出无法形容的狂喜与满意之色,甚至连他的双手都在颤抖。他用发抖的手轻轻触摸着神秘石壁上的图文,低低颂读着什么,带着莫大的欢喜,那一个个文字图案,他似乎都要将之看穿,他是如此的全神贯注,欣喜的忘乎所以,甚至于他根本忘记了也没有注意到,在这篇图文的最下方,几乎与周围黑暗连为一体的,还有一片小小的黑气凝聚不散。金色的文字、灿烂的图案,似乎已经完全占据了他的神志,在他的身旁,那仅有脑袋还留在地面之上的狗神神像,一双眼眸中仍旧显得那么深邃,只是此时此刻,在火焰与石壁上那片灿烂金光之下,那个年轻祭祀的身影倒映在它眼眶之中,除了最初的一丝深邃忧伤之外,那历经沧桑的目光,似乎还多了深深的悲哀!第453章别离(1)走出了精舍之外,文敏便看到陆雪琪站在一旁,便走了过去,道:“师妹,你这便回去么?”陆雪琪微微摇首,道:“既然出来了,我便想在左右走走,老是在屋中坐着,也觉得烦闷。”文敏点了点头,道:“说的也是,那你自己小心些,我先回去了。”陆雪琪微微点头,道:“是,师姐慢走。”文敏笑了笑,转身走了。看着她的身影逐渐消失在竹林之中后,陆雪琪站在原地沉默了片刻,却一时也不知自己该往哪里去,便信步走去。竹林深深,到处都是青翠一片,高处有山风吹过,竹枝梢头随风摇荡,发出沙沙的声音。微微湿润的土地上,新芽破土,不时可以看到竹笋尖尖的脑袋从地底探了出来,生机勃勃。远处,竹枝茂密的地方,传来清脆的鸟鸣声音,就连周围的空气里,都飘荡着一股竹子特有的清香。陆雪琪深深吸气,这里不带有凡间俗气的气息,向来是她们这些修道中人的最爱,也是每每修道之人远离尘世的缘故。只是,身子是离俗世远了,可是那尘心情缘,却似乎从来也不曾离开半分。就这般轻踩莲步,信步走去,不知不觉中,陆雪琪忽然惊觉,自己竟又走到了后山来了,她微微苦笑一声,虽然自己今日并未想到来此,但许是平日来得多了,这一双脚竟是自行走了来。不过既来之则安之,陆雪琪也不回头,继续缓步向着山上走去,石阶层层而上,不远地方,便是小竹峰上的僻静之处望月台了。此时正是白日,加上近日水月大师心情不好,更无人来到这偏僻所在,周围更显寂静,好在陆雪琪向来也习惯了这份宁静,便自行走了上去,这里的一草一木,一石一岩,对她来说都是再熟悉不过了。不料她才踏上望月台,却是怔了一下,在望月台上前方,竟然站立着一个身影,孤独伫立,一身衣袍被山风猎猎吹舞,看那背影十分熟悉,却赫然乃是她与文敏便寻不得的师父水月大师。陆雪琪心中愕然,走上前去,向着水月大师行了一礼,道:“师父。”水月大师身子一震,似乎这才发觉身后有人前来,转过身来,看着陆雪琪,点了点头,道:“是雪琪啊。”陆雪琪向水月大师望去,只见恩师面容微显苍白,仍有伤心之容,但此刻更多的,却都是落寞之色。她心中担忧,道:“师父,这里风大,你要保重身体。”水月大师笑了笑,道:“平日里你整天都站在此处,也未见你有什么事了,我这把老骨头虽然不比你们年轻人,但还不至于弱不经风。”陆雪琪吃了一惊,连忙道:“师父,弟子不是那个意思,我是......”水月大师略带疲倦之色挥了挥手,嘴角边露出淡淡一丝苦涩笑意,道:“我知道的,你不必解释了。”陆雪琪默然,站到了水月大师的身旁,却一时不知该说什么才好。而水月大师似乎也没有开口说话的意思,师徒二人一时都沉默了下来。也不知过了多久之后,水月大师眺望远方,忽然开口道:“你觉得这望月台景色美么?”陆雪琪怔了一下,不知水月大师为何突然如此相问,不过她还是老老实实地回答师父道:“常言说风光常在险峰,这里危岩突兀,孤崖悬空,从上望去,云海如涛,青山做伴,正是风光绝美之处。”水月大师微微点头,目光微现迷离,缓缓道:“其实多年之前,你苏茹师叔仍然还在小竹峰上修行之时,便也和你一样,最爱这里的风光景色,也时常偷偷一人溜到此处玩耍的。”陆雪琪一怔,抬眼向水月大师看去,只见水月大师轻轻叹息,道:“我与苏师妹两人从小便是一起长大,算来我不过比她早一年投在恩师真雩大师座下,年少时候,我们食同桌,寝同床,当真是情同姐妹。她平日里性子比我活泼,却最爱一人偷偷跑到这里,便是什么时候受了委屈了,她也是来到这望月台上,一个人生闷气的。”水月大师说到这里,嘴角动了一下,似乎想起了当年的一些往事,有些笑意,只是这笑容还未出来,便被脸上更深的茫然沧桑之色替代了。“可是......自从她出嫁之后,就再也没有来过这里了。”陆雪琪默默听着水月大师的话,低声道:“师父,苏师叔当初嫁给大竹峰的田师叔,你心里可是并不欢喜么?”水月大师怔了一下,随即微微摇头,叹了口气,道:“田不易虽然脾气不佳,性子颇有几分乖戾,但决然是一个佳偶,你苏师叔嫁于他,是她的福气,也是她有眼光的。”陆雪琪听到这里,倒真是有几分讶异了,往日里任谁都知道水月大师对田不易看不顺眼,却不料她心里倒是这般看的,当下忍不住问道:“那您过去还对田师叔那样......”话说了一半,她忽然住口不言。水月大师微微一笑,道:“还对他横眉竖眼、冷言冷语的是罢?”陆雪琪面上一红,道:“弟子不敢这么想。”水月大师淡淡道:“我平日就是这么对他的,又不是什么好忌讳的事,有什么好顾忌的。不过虽然我与田不易合不来,但实话实说,他这人还是不错的,在我们青云门中,也并没有几个人可以比得上他。”说到这里,水月大师似乎突然想到了什么,眉头微微皱了一下,道:“田不易座下的大弟子,是叫做宋大仁的吧?”陆雪琪点了点头,却不知水月大师怎么会突然问到宋大仁去了,道:“正是,如今宋师兄已经接任了大竹峰一脉的首座之位了。师父,你怎么会突然想到了宋师兄了?”水月大师默然半晌,道:“你那个文敏师姐,是不是和这个宋大仁有些眉来眼去的?”陆雪琪这才是吓了一跳,一时不知该说什么好,文敏与宋大仁只见互有情意,多数人都知晓了,小竹峰上的姐妹们平日里还多有拿此事开文敏玩笑的,只是当初田不易曾经为了宋大仁上山求亲,却被水月大师一口回绝,搞得文敏私下里黯然神伤,好些日子闷闷不乐。眼下突然被水月大师这么一问,陆雪琪心中念头转动,却不知该直说的好呢,还是多为文敏师姐隐瞒一些才是。只是水月大师乃是何等的阅历,只看陆雪琪这几番迟疑不决,便大半都看来出来,摇了摇头,深深叹了口气。陆雪琪心中不禁有些着急起来,她与文敏关系那是极好的,虽然她自己情路不顺,却是更希望这个从小一直照顾自己的师姐可以有个好归宿,当下犹豫几番,还是鼓起勇气道:“师父,其实文师姐她......”话未说几字,却只听水月大师淡淡道:“罢了,罢了,找个日子,将文敏嫁过去算了。”陆雪琪一时愕然,几乎不敢相信自己的耳朵,面上神情也随之表现了出来,水月大师看了她一眼,笑了笑,道:“怎么,是不是你们这些弟子都一直觉得我是一个老顽固,食古不化,不肯玉成弟子们的好事么?”陆雪琪心中为文敏欢喜之极,连忙笑道:“师父,你看你说的是什么话,弟子们哪里敢这么想啊。我这里先替文敏师姐谢谢您了!”水月大师看着陆雪琪难得一见的真心笑容,嘴角动了动,却又是轻叹一声,转过了身子,负手而立,向着远方云海,默默眺望。陆雪琪高兴之下,却见水月大师神情有异,当下小心翼翼地道:“师父,您怎么突然想到了这件事了?”水月大师沉默了片刻,却不答反问道:“雪琪,你也随我去了大竹峰,你觉得你苏师叔之死是怎样的?”陆雪琪神情肃然下来,沉吟了一下,肃容道:“弟子以为,苏师叔与田师叔伉俪情深,追随而去,并未有见何痛楚之色。”“是啊。”水月大师轻轻叹息,怔怔出神,半晌后才道:“我本意不欲你们为情所扰,耽误修行,可是这修行一世,到头来却又如何呢?”陆雪琪不知水月大师是何意思,一时不敢接口,只听水月大师缓缓道:“长生一说,仍是缥缈虚无,一世苦修,不过多换了数百年光阴虚度,你苏师叔将百年道行与人生,视若无物,这份决心眼光,却当真不知强过我多少了。”陆雪琪心中不知怎么,忽地一酸,叫了一声:“师父......”“一世修行,修行一世,修得了道,却修没了人性,这却又是何苦?”水月大师长叹一声,淡淡道:“其实什么是道,什么叫做得道,我修了一世,时至今日,却当真有些模糊了。”陆雪琪站在一旁,不敢说话,水月大师默然伫立,呆了半晌,忽地摇了摇头,似乎不愿再想下去,转身向山下走去,陆雪琪看着她的背影,叫道:“师父,你去哪里?”第450章杀意(2)鬼厉心急如焚,全力掠去,以他如今之道行,一时之间道路两侧花草树木尽数为之侧倒,如海水之中劈开了一条缝隙。迎面之风,因为他速度太快而刮的面孔隐隐生疼,然而他却丝毫也没有在意。此刻在他心中,只有后山竹林里那位苏茹的身影了。大黄的吠声犹在耳边,狂燥之极,鬼厉的身影从山下石阶上霍然冲天而起,发出尖锐的破空之声,冲上了石阶。人还在半空,鬼厉的心中却是猛然一寒,几乎不能自控,险些掉了下来。地面之上,不知何时多了两个一人多长宽的洞穴,旁边堆着两堆泥土,看那泥土兀自带着湿气,想来必定是苏茹刚刚自行挖掘的。一想到这两个洞穴的用处,鬼厉就面无人色,头皮发麻。而田不易的遗体还是安静地躺在原处并没有动弹,但是此刻鬼厉最担忧的苏茹,却是扑在了田不易的胸口处,一动不动。旁边,大黄正是对着苏茹,不停地大声狂吠着。鬼厉心中直沉了下去,看着那不久之前还在眼前的苗条身影,他竟有种不敢面对不敢靠近的胆怯。这个时候,在他的身后,石阶上缓缓出现了面色苍白的陆雪琪,她远远地站在那里,默默凝视着这一切。鬼厉压制住自己狂乱的心跳,轻轻叫了一声:“师娘?”苏茹的身体一动不动,没有任何的回应。鬼厉的脚步缓缓向前迈去,每走一步都显得很是吃力,大黄的吠叫声仍然不绝于耳,终于,他靠近了苏茹的身体,口中低声地道:“师娘......你别吓我......”微显得颤抖的手碰在了苏茹的肩膀,鬼厉咬了咬牙,手上用力,将苏茹的身体翻转过来,片刻之后,一张意外的略带着微笑的脸庞,呈现在他的眼前。苏茹微笑着,嘴角似有一丝欣慰,也许是和丈夫在一起吧。她的身体还是温暖的,她的神情依然恬静而端庄,只是没了生气。大黄的吠声还在狂叫着,但声音已然渐渐沙哑!鬼厉的双腿一软,坐在了地上,瞬间之后,脑海中一片空白。“师娘也去了......”这是他脑海中唯一的呐喊声,在他的心中无止境地回荡着。翌日,青云门所有的其余各脉都接到了大竹峰一脉传来的噩耗,首座田不易与其夫人苏茹,双双离世。田不易夫妇在青云门中地位非同小可,素有人望,这个噩耗转眼间震动了青云门上下,一时飞来大竹峰悼念的同门无数,从龙首峰匆匆赶回的田灵儿在父母灵前哭成了个泪人,而其余各脉长老念及旧日情谊,虽然都是修道有成之人,却也多有落泪的,其中尤以向来与苏茹最要好的小竹峰首座水月大师最为伤心。在这一片肃穆悲切的气氛里,却仍然还有些不太正常的蛛丝马迹,以田不易夫妇的地位人望,其余各脉首座尽皆到场,惟独长门通天峰内,虽然上一辈的长老来了不少,但偏偏一门之主、青云掌教的道玄真人,反不见踪影,这不免显得通天峰有些轻视大竹峰一脉的意思出来。宋大仁等大竹峰弟子诸人都是一身重孝,面有哀容,往来接送同门,无不恭恭敬敬,但看到萧逸才等长门弟子时,却不时是面有怒容,言谈间也冷淡了许多,萧逸才等人心里有愧,也不好说什么,除了苦笑之外,也只得站在一旁闭嘴不言。香火缭绕,哭声不绝,这一片哀切之意,大抵是对故人逝去的伤怀,在原先清秀静谧的大竹峰山头飘散不去。人活一世,却不知死去之后是否当真有灵,若果然如是,则故人在玄冥中看着这一切,不知又会作何感想?不过想必那田不易,是不会做伤心状的罢!一个身影,从青云山方向飘了下来,看着似乎有些茫然,在路口几分疑惑,几分惘然,最后慢慢走了过去,在午间的时候,独自一人进入了河阳城内。大街上人来人往,虽不比往日热闹景象,却看得出这座城池正在缓缓恢复生气,有人在浩劫中故去了,也有人幸存下来,更有新的孩子长大成人,一世一代,轮转不止。鬼厉站在街头,默默望着这街头人潮,陌生的人们从身旁经过,如潮水一波一波永无止歇,他置身于人海,这周围的一切都是和他一摸一样的人们,他们生、老、病、死,在轮回中安静而泰然地活着。可是人为什么要活着呢?鬼厉忽然这么想着。师父和师娘去世了,死在了自己的面前,痛彻心肺之后,他剩下的除了麻木便只有疲倦了。这一生,还剩下什么呢?这一世,他仿佛觉得自己正在走着一条远远比别人长的多的路,而这条路,还看不到尽头。他木然迈步走去,远近身外不停有声音传来,叫卖声,呼喊声,甚至只要他愿意,连隔了一条街远外的妇人教训孩子的声音,也可以听得清清楚楚,只是这一切,他却只觉得离自己竟如此遥远,恍惚中,他只觉自己已不似这人世之人。不知不觉中,他走到了一处,抬眼看去,只见那似曾相识的酒楼牌子,他心底深处,忽然动了一下,情不自禁地走了进去。酒楼里的客人少的可怜,显然这里的生意仍然还未从那一场浩劫之中恢复过来,店小二迎了过来,笑容可掬地问道:“客官,要吃饭还是喝酒啊?”鬼厉沉默了一下,一时却说不出话来,从青云山上下来之后,他整个人浑浑噩噩,似乎对什么都提不起精神,那种感觉,带着几分绝望,就像十年前他亲眼目睹了碧瑶替他挡了那一剑。然而这十年之后,他却似乎少了那一份疯狂,多了的是疲累。“客官,客官?”店小二微微提高的声音叫醒了鬼厉,他木然摇了摇头,走到旁边一个僻静的位置坐了下来。店小二跟了过来,依然是带着笑容,道:“客官,要吃些什么?”“你这里......”他缓缓地说着,忽然从记忆深处某个地方,有个东西闪了一下,“你这里,还有没有‘清蒸寐鱼’?”店小二怔了一下,随即笑了起来,道:“客官,莫非你以前是我们山海苑的常客么,这道清蒸寐鱼乃是我们当初的招牌菜,不过现在是吃不到了。”鬼厉怔了一下,道:“这是为何?”店小二耸了耸肩膀,道:“还不是要怪那些杀千刀的兽妖,当日那些兽妖占据这里时,方圆数百里内都遭了殃,就连城外河里的那些鱼儿,竟也被一卷而空,时至今日,莫说可以做菜的寐鱼,便是鱼苗,也难得见上一尾了。”鬼厉若有所失,面色不知怎么,又黯淡了几分,店小二感叹了半晌,才记起正是,连忙问道:“客官,你不如点些其他的菜罢?”鬼厉怔怔望着别处,随口道:“算了,你看着来几样酒菜吧。”店小二点了点头,转身离去了,只是走到一半,那门口处却又进来了三人,店小二心中吃了一惊,暗想今日生意居然转好了么,连忙迎了上去,不料那三人只在这店里打量了一下,忽然看到鬼厉,其中一人便叫了出来,声音中似还带着几分意外。鬼厉听到异声,且这声音听来有几分熟悉,转头看去,也是一怔,所谓天涯何处不相逢,站在那边的三人正是周一仙、小环还有野狗三人,叫出声来的正是周一仙。第447章无憾(2)我修的可能是假仙鬼厉心急如焚,全力掠去,以他如今之道行,一时之间道路两侧花草树木尽数为之侧倒,如海水之中劈开了一条缝隙。迎面之风,因为他速度太快而刮的面孔隐隐生疼,然而他却丝毫也没有在意。此刻在他心中,只有后山竹林里那位苏茹的身影了。大黄的吠声犹在耳边,狂燥之极,鬼厉的身影从山下石阶上霍然冲天而起,发出尖锐的破空之声,冲上了石阶。人还在半空,鬼厉的心中却是猛然一寒,几乎不能自控,险些掉了下来。地面之上,不知何时多了两个一人多长宽的洞穴,旁边堆着两堆泥土,看那泥土兀自带着湿气,想来必定是苏茹刚刚自行挖掘的。一想到这两个洞穴的用处,鬼厉就面无人色,头皮发麻。而田不易的遗体还是安静地躺在原处并没有动弹,但是此刻鬼厉最担忧的苏茹,却是扑在了田不易的胸口处,一动不动。旁边,大黄正是对着苏茹,不停地大声狂吠着。鬼厉心中直沉了下去,看着那不久之前还在眼前的苗条身影,他竟有种不敢面对不敢靠近的胆怯。这个时候,在他的身后,石阶上缓缓出现了面色苍白的陆雪琪,她远远地站在那里,默默凝视着这一切。鬼厉压制住自己狂乱的心跳,轻轻叫了一声:“师娘?”苏茹的身体一动不动,没有任何的回应。鬼厉的脚步缓缓向前迈去,每走一步都显得很是吃力,大黄的吠叫声仍然不绝于耳,终于,他靠近了苏茹的身体,口中低声地道:“师娘......你别吓我......”微显得颤抖的手碰在了苏茹的肩膀,鬼厉咬了咬牙,手上用力,将苏茹的身体翻转过来,片刻之后,一张意外的略带着微笑的脸庞,呈现在他的眼前。苏茹微笑着,嘴角似有一丝欣慰,也许是和丈夫在一起吧。她的身体还是温暖的,她的神情依然恬静而端庄,只是没了生气。大黄的吠声还在狂叫着,但声音已然渐渐沙哑!鬼厉的双腿一软,坐在了地上,瞬间之后,脑海中一片空白。“师娘也去了......”这是他脑海中唯一的呐喊声,在他的心中无止境地回荡着。翌日,青云门所有的其余各脉都接到了大竹峰一脉传来的噩耗,首座田不易与其夫人苏茹,双双离世。田不易夫妇在青云门中地位非同小可,素有人望,这个噩耗转眼间震动了青云门上下,一时飞来大竹峰悼念的同门无数,从龙首峰匆匆赶回的田灵儿在父母灵前哭成了个泪人,而其余各脉长老念及旧日情谊,虽然都是修道有成之人,却也多有落泪的,其中尤以向来与苏茹最要好的小竹峰首座水月大师最为伤心。在这一片肃穆悲切的气氛里,却仍然还有些不太正常的蛛丝马迹,以田不易夫妇的地位人望,其余各脉首座尽皆到场,惟独长门通天峰内,虽然上一辈的长老来了不少,但偏偏一门之主、青云掌教的道玄真人,反不见踪影,这不免显得通天峰有些轻视大竹峰一脉的意思出来。宋大仁等大竹峰弟子诸人都是一身重孝,面有哀容,往来接送同门,无不恭恭敬敬,但看到萧逸才等长门弟子时,却不时是面有怒容,言谈间也冷淡了许多,萧逸才等人心里有愧,也不好说什么,除了苦笑之外,也只得站在一旁闭嘴不言。香火缭绕,哭声不绝,这一片哀切之意,大抵是对故人逝去的伤怀,在原先清秀静谧的大竹峰山头飘散不去。人活一世,却不知死去之后是否当真有灵,若果然如是,则故人在玄冥中看着这一切,不知又会作何感想?不过想必那田不易,是不会做伤心状的罢!一个身影,从青云山方向飘了下来,看着似乎有些茫然,在路口几分疑惑,几分惘然,最后慢慢走了过去,在午间的时候,独自一人进入了河阳城内。大街上人来人往,虽不比往日热闹景象,却看得出这座城池正在缓缓恢复生气,有人在浩劫中故去了,也有人幸存下来,更有新的孩子长大成人,一世一代,轮转不止。鬼厉站在街头,默默望着这街头人潮,陌生的人们从身旁经过,如潮水一波一波永无止歇,他置身于人海,这周围的一切都是和他一摸一样的人们,他们生、老、病、死,在轮回中安静而泰然地活着。可是人为什么要活着呢?鬼厉忽然这么想着。师父和师娘去世了,死在了自己的面前,痛彻心肺之后,他剩下的除了麻木便只有疲倦了。这一生,还剩下什么呢?这一世,他仿佛觉得自己正在走着一条远远比别人长的多的路,而这条路,还看不到尽头。他木然迈步走去,远近身外不停有声音传来,叫卖声,呼喊声,甚至只要他愿意,连隔了一条街远外的妇人教训孩子的声音,也可以听得清清楚楚,只是这一切,他却只觉得离自己竟如此遥远,恍惚中,他只觉自己已不似这人世之人。不知不觉中,他走到了一处,抬眼看去,只见那似曾相识的酒楼牌子,他心底深处,忽然动了一下,情不自禁地走了进去。酒楼里的客人少的可怜,显然这里的生意仍然还未从那一场浩劫之中恢复过来,店小二迎了过来,笑容可掬地问道:“客官,要吃饭还是喝酒啊?”鬼厉沉默了一下,一时却说不出话来,从青云山上下来之后,他整个人浑浑噩噩,似乎对什么都提不起精神,那种感觉,带着几分绝望,就像十年前他亲眼目睹了碧瑶替他挡了那一剑。然而这十年之后,他却似乎少了那一份疯狂,多了的是疲累。“客官,客官?”店小二微微提高的声音叫醒了鬼厉,他木然摇了摇头,走到旁边一个僻静的位置坐了下来。店小二跟了过来,依然是带着笑容,道:“客官,要吃些什么?”“你这里......”他缓缓地说着,忽然从记忆深处某个地方,有个东西闪了一下,“你这里,还有没有‘清蒸寐鱼’?”店小二怔了一下,随即笑了起来,道:“客官,莫非你以前是我们山海苑的常客么,这道清蒸寐鱼乃是我们当初的招牌菜,不过现在是吃不到了。”鬼厉怔了一下,道:“这是为何?”店小二耸了耸肩膀,道:“还不是要怪那些杀千刀的兽妖,当日那些兽妖占据这里时,方圆数百里内都遭了殃,就连城外河里的那些鱼儿,竟也被一卷而空,时至今日,莫说可以做菜的寐鱼,便是鱼苗,也难得见上一尾了。”鬼厉若有所失,面色不知怎么,又黯淡了几分,店小二感叹了半晌,才记起正是,连忙问道:“客官,你不如点些其他的菜罢?”鬼厉怔怔望着别处,随口道:“算了,你看着来几样酒菜吧。”店小二点了点头,转身离去了,只是走到一半,那门口处却又进来了三人,店小二心中吃了一惊,暗想今日生意居然转好了么,连忙迎了上去,不料那三人只在这店里打量了一下,忽然看到鬼厉,其中一人便叫了出来,声音中似还带着几分意外。鬼厉听到异声,且这声音听来有几分熟悉,转头看去,也是一怔,所谓天涯何处不相逢,站在那边的三人正是周一仙、小环还有野狗三人,叫出声来的正是周一仙。第447章无憾(2)青云山,小竹峰。山风吹过了青翠竹林,带起阵阵竹涛,在空谷幽林中回荡着。文敏抬头看了看天空,只见天际万里无云,蔚蓝一片,看去似乎有种透明的感觉。她深深吸了口气,心情也好了些,不过她的脚步并没有慢下来,穿过了竹林小径,很快的她便看到了师父水月大师静修的那间小小竹舍。她走到门口,在门扉上轻轻敲了敲,道:“师父,我回来了。”水月大师的声音传了出来,道:“是敏儿么,进来吧。”文敏推开门走了进去,竹舍不大,进门之后她便望见水月大师盘膝坐在榻上,闭目养神。她走到一旁,道:“师父。”水月大师缓缓睁开了眼睛,看了她一眼,见只有她只身一人,道:“怎么,没找到人?”文敏点了点头,道:“是,我今日去过两次陆师妹的住处了,可她都不在,找其他姐妹们问过,却也无人看见她的踪影。莫不是她有事下山去了?”水月大师面无表情,道:“雪琪向来知道轻重,若下山必定会知会我一声,你们找不到她,多半是......”她的声音顿了一下,似乎想到了什么,便转了话头,对文敏道:“既然找不着她,那便算了罢,反正也没有什么要紧的事,你下去自行修习功课去吧。”文敏点了点头,应了一声,然后向水月大师行了一礼,随后走了出去,临走时还轻轻将竹舍的门扉关好了。待屋外文敏的脚步声渐渐远去消失之后,水月大师一向波澜不惊的脸上才慢慢浮起了一丝若有所思的神情,许久,她低低地叹了口气。光线从竹舍的窗口照了进来,将这间精致而简朴的竹舍照得透亮,水月大师默默下了竹榻,走到门前,拉开门走了出去,留下了一片静寂在这小小的空间中。望月台是小竹峰上的极僻静处,每到夜色晴朗明月当空的时候,这里的景色便十分动人,传说月圆之夜,月华如水,经由这望月台白石折射之后,足可以辉映小竹峰整座山脉,实已是人间奇景,也是青云山上有名的景色之一。这过往十年中,陆雪琪便时常在夜深人静的时候,在此对月舞剑,水月大师乃是自小养育陆雪琪长大的恩师,如师亦如母,更无人比她更了解陆雪琪的心思了。当下听说文敏找不到陆雪琪,她略一思索之后,便料到陆雪琪多半来了这僻静地方。这一路走来,竹林愈加茂盛,也同时离前山那些热闹的殿堂楼阁越来越远,虽然水月大师自己的居室也在僻静之地,但是走在这小径上,听着道路两旁竹涛不绝于耳,仍是忍不住心地为之一空。不知道雪琪她是不是也是因为这种感觉,才特别喜爱这个地方呢?水月大师心里悄悄这么想着,向着望月台上走去。果然,她才踏上望月台,便望见那个熟悉的白衣身影静静伫立在横空而出孤悬崖边的巨石之上,无尽深渊里山风呼啸不停地吹来,陆雪琪的白衣也随风猎猎飞舞。天琊还在她的手间,静静散发着淡蓝着的霞光瑞气。水月大师看着她的背影,默然许久,眼中似乎有某种复杂的情绪,眼光也闪动不停,半晌之后,她才轻轻咳嗽了一声。陆雪琪立刻发觉了身后异样,微感惊讶,此时正是白日,向来不会有小竹峰的姐妹来此偏僻之地,怎么今日却有人到来此处,而且来人到了身后近处,自己却一点也没发现。她疾转过身子,映入眼帘的却是恩师水月大师的身影,陆雪琪怔了一下,连忙从巨石上飘了下来,来到水月大师的身前,低头行礼道:“师父,你怎么来了?”水月大师眼中有几分疼惜,用手拉了拉陆雪琪的衣襟,柔声道:“此处吹来的罡风颇具寒厉之气,虽然你道行已深,但也不宜多吹,总归是没有好处的。”陆雪琪垂首道:“弟子知道了,多谢师父关心。”水月大师看了她一眼,叹了口气,道:“你心里是不是有些怨恨为师的?”陆雪琪吃了一惊,道:“师父,你怎么如此说?”水月大师淡淡道:“我将那个秘密告诉了你,并让你下山,谁知天意弄人,几番波折,却令你不得不出手杀了被诛仙古剑制住的大竹峰田师叔,而且还是在那个人面前出的手。”陆雪琪神情一黯,却缓缓摇了摇头,道:“师父,你别说了,弟子心里都早已想得清楚了。此事乃是天意,师父你自己也想不到的,何况当日最后时刻,虽然田师叔他老人家口不能言,但我心里清楚明白地感觉到他的心意,那一剑,田师叔他也是要我出手的。”她的声音顿了顿,神色之间忽然露出萧索之意,似自嘲,似苦笑,幽幽地道:“至于和那人之间......弟子本就不抱希望了,门阀条规,道义如山,我自己明白的很。大竹峰的田师叔是从小将他养大成人的恩师,他向来视之如父,如今却死在我的手里,换了我是他,也是难以接受的。”说到这里,她默然抬头,望向水月大师,凄凉一笑,道:“师父,你不用担心弟子,我、我真的都已经看开了!”水月大师心中一痛,以她的阅历眼光,此刻陆雪琪心中所想,她如何会看不出来,只是此事实在太过出人意料,亦无丝毫转圜余地,往日她虽然坚决反对这个倔强弟子的感情,但此时此刻,终究是于心不忍。只是再不忍,到头来还是无济于事,水月大师轻轻叹息了一声,摇了摇头,柔声道:“雪琪,你不要太过伤心了,别伤了身子。”陆雪琪强笑了笑,低声道:“师父,你过来这偏僻之地找我,可是有什么要紧事么?”水月大师点了点头,道:“不错,这里的确有一件事,虽然不大,却看来十分蹊跷,而且我想来想去,还是只有你比较合适。”陆雪琪道:“什么事?”水月大师看了她一眼,道:“其实还是那个秘密的。对了,当日你是说变故发生之后,你是亲自将鬼厉和田不易的遗体送到大竹峰上去的么?”陆雪琪听到“鬼厉”二字,脸色微微变了变,但随后点了点头,肯定地道:“是,当日他......那人受了重伤,虽然并无性命之忧,但要独自带着田师叔遗体回山,实在是太过吃力,而且此事也不宜久拖,弟子便送了他们一程。不过我也只是送到大竹峰上,一待他们落地之后,我便离开了。”水月大师点了点头,道:“不错,古怪便是在这里了。”陆雪琪略感意外,道:“怎么了,师父?”水月大师淡淡道:“如你所言,早在两日之前,田不易的遗体便已经回到大竹峰上了,但是直到今日,大竹峰上却并无一丝哀悼消息发出。”陆雪琪吃力一惊,不由得也皱起了眉头。水月大师负手走到一边,远远眺望出去,只见云雾远方,大竹峰在那个方向若隐若现,她看了半晌,道:“田不易乃是大竹峰一脉首座,地位非同小可,只要消息一出,便是掌教真人也得过去祭奠,但大竹峰上秘而不宣,岂非是很奇怪的一件事?”她停顿了一下,转头看向陆雪琪,道:“除此之外,我早上亦悄悄派人找了个借口去了龙首峰,发现田灵儿仍然还在龙首峰上,对自己父亲过世的消息,居然也是一无所知。”陆雪琪默然许久,道:“弟子明白了。”水月大师点了点头,道:“你冰雪聪明,我也不多说什么了。其实我并非怀疑什么,苏茹乃是我的师妹,我二人直如姐妹一般,不为别人,我其实更是担心她夫妻情深,一时想不开做了傻事。但大竹峰一日不发丧,我身为小竹峰首座,也不方便过去探望,加上此事之中颇多隐秘曲折,别人实也不方便,也只好让你再过去一趟了。”陆雪琪点了点头,道:“弟子知道,既然如此,若无其他事情,弟子这便过去了。”水月大师微微点头,道:“也好,你一路小心,如有什么变故,早早回来告知我一声。”陆雪琪应了一声,向水月大师行了一礼,转过身来,起手处天琊神剑神光亮起,人随剑走,只听一声破空锐啸,人已化作一道蓝光,冲天而起去了。水月大师看着陆雪琪那略显匆忙的身影,浑不似她往日冷静之风,便知道这个倔强痴情的徒儿虽然表面坚强,口中放下,但心中却是千千万万个放不下的。她默然许久,最后也只是低低叹息了一声,摇了摇头,回身走下了望月台,径直去了。千里之外,狐岐山中。第443章血兆(2)青云山下,河阳城外,荒野古道。周一仙依旧手持着那幅迎风招摇的仙人指路竹竿布幔,大摇大摆地走在古道之上,和他并肩而行的是鬼厉,在他们身后的小环与野狗道人。四人缓缓走去,离身后的河阳城越来越远了。小环看着鬼厉的背影,面上的神情有些古怪,几番欲言又止,最后还是忍不住了,紧走几步来到鬼厉身边,拉了拉他的袖子。趴在鬼厉肩头的猴子小灰吱吱一声先转了过来,咧嘴对着小环笑了起来,不知怎么小环却在猴子目光注视之下,脸色微微红了。片刻之后鬼厉看了过来,看他的神情,依然很是落寞,但比起当日他们在河阳城中相遇时的情景,可要好上许多了。看着小环,鬼厉的面上也露出一丝温和的笑容,道:“什么事?”小环刚刚鼓起的勇气,在面前这个男子的淡淡笑容中突然消失不见了,一时口吃起来,在旁边的周一仙看在眼里,连连摇头,至于站在身后的野狗道人,似乎面色也不大好看。“吱吱、吱吱吱......”这微显得尴尬的时候,却是猴子小灰笑的最是大声,小环脸色更红,狠狠瞪了它一眼,不过小灰自然不把这小女孩的目光放在眼里,相反,它有样学样,三只眼睛一起睁大起来,反向小环瞪去。小环一声轻呼,向后退了一步,俗话说双拳难敌四手,看来眼睛也是一样的道理,就算你对着是一只猴子,但只要猴子比你多一只眼睛,你多半也是瞪不过它的。小灰大乐,跳了起来,在鬼厉肩头就差打滚了,翻转之间,还冲着小环吐舌头做鬼脸。小环向着那灰毛猴子啐了一口,不过虽然如此,却也将刚才那无形的尴尬化解开去,她咳嗽一声,却没有正视鬼厉,目光飘来移去,轻声道:“你、你打算以后去哪里啊?”站在后头的野狗道人脸色更是难看了。鬼厉倒是微微一怔,没有立刻回答,片刻之后却回头向周一仙看了一眼,周一仙点了点头,道:“是啊,老夫也正想问你,你今后有什么打算?”鬼厉默然片刻,道:“老实说,我自己也不知道,这几日承蒙前辈开导,我虽然仍对师父师娘过世有些伤怀,但也看得开了,只恨自己未能早日向他们二位尽尽孝心......”周一仙叹了口气,道:“你这般说,便是心里还未当真看得开了,不过人非草木,有些时候纵然明知着道理,但心境总是由不得自己的,这也不能怪你。不过逝者已矣,你也不必太过悲伤,否则你师父师娘在天有灵,也不会高兴的,还是多想想将来吧。”鬼厉点了点头,沉吟了片刻,面上却是茫然之色一闪而过,略带苦涩之意道:“我这十年以来,奔波流离,也不过只是为了救一个人而已,可是偏偏几次机会,却都是功亏一篑,眼下天大地大,我却当真是束手无策了。”周一仙脸色微变,目光微转向小环处看了一眼,似有几分犹豫,随后淡淡道:“你的遭遇,我也有几分耳闻,关于那位碧瑶姑娘......”鬼厉身子一震,急转过身子,道:“前辈,莫非你有什么法子......”激动之下,他声音似乎都有些颤抖起来。站在一旁的小环有些诧异,向周一仙看去,却只见周一仙轻轻咳嗽了两声,道:“老夫也是无能为力啊。”小环忍不住向鬼厉问道:“你......你那位碧瑶姑娘怎么了?”鬼厉默然,还不等他说话,周一仙却瞪了小环一眼,厉声道:“你小孩子家懂得什么,别插嘴。”小环吃了一惊,周一仙平日为老不尊,虽然时常与她玩笑,争吵也是有的,但如此正容疾声,却是少见,一时怔住了。鬼厉长叹一声,满是萧索之意。周一仙眼中闪过一丝复杂的神情,忽地向鬼厉招了招手,道:“你到旁边来一下,我有话对你说。”说着,他离开了小环与野狗道人,走向了古道远处的一侧,鬼厉面色落寞,缓缓也跟了过去。小环这时回过神来,却看着他们二人已站在远处,只见周一仙眉头紧皱,低声向鬼厉说着什么,而鬼厉随着周一仙的话语,面上神情也逐渐发生变化,先是惊讶,随后茫然中带着一份希望,但显然这份希望并不是很大,他的神情逐渐又转为低沉,倒是周一仙口中一直说个不停,看那样子,倒像是长辈语重心长地教导着后辈。小环嘴角嘟了起来,忽地心中一股无名火起,狠狠一脚将脚下一块石子踢飞了,那石子顿时飞了起来,在半空中掠过一道弧线,却是砸在了野狗道人的脚上。野狗道人不知怎么也正怔怔出神,竟然没注意这颗石子,顿时被砸得整个人一个激灵,眉头皱了起来。小环看了过去,恼火中却也有些不好意思起来,走过去轻声道:“道长,你没事罢?”野狗道人在她目光注视之下,立刻摇了摇头,低声道:“没事,我没事。”小环点了点头,随即目光又落到了远处鬼厉的身上,眼波流转,几番心思,诸多神情,都在她脸上一一浮现过了。野狗道人在一旁注视着小环,默然垂首。忽地只听小环的声音道:“对了,道长,我问你一件事。”野狗道人抬头道:“什么?”小环眉头微皱,道:“他的、他......那位碧瑶姑娘是怎么回事?为何看去让鬼厉大哥如此棘手的样子?”野狗道人迟疑了一下,老实说他并非鬼王宗内核心人物,对碧瑶的情况也不过是平日里听到的一些流传,不过事情的缘由他自然是知道的,只是此事说来却是话长,让他一时也不知从何说起,正在他思索之间,口中道:“这事说来话长,听说是十年之前......”话正说到此处,他忽然若有所觉,听了下来,小环的反应也是和他一样,有些惊讶,转身看去,只见在他们身后古道之上,忽地从天上落下一道淡紫色微光,轻轻落下,如浮萍徐落,几个转身,赫然却是金瓶儿那张娇媚无限的脸儿。小环先是一惊,随即大是欢喜,一声轻呼:“瓶儿姐姐。”说着便是跑了过去。金瓶儿看到小环,也是满脸带笑,拉着小环的手向她仔细端详了几眼,笑道:“好妹妹,每次看到你,便觉得你又越发的漂亮了几分,真是一天一个模样啊,不知迷死了多少男人了罢!”小环不料金瓶儿见面便是这句话,虽然她早知这位姐姐绝非什么三从四德的端庄淑女,但闻言却也粉脸绯红,嗔道:“什么迷死了男人了,真是的,好不容易见一次面,你就笑话人家。”金瓶儿眼中尽是盈盈笑意,伸出手在小环吹弹可破的脸上轻轻拧了一下,微笑道:“小妮子,便是我也快被你迷到了,你还不老实?”小环的脸越发红了起来,不过她与金瓶儿的感情是极好的,难得见上一次,实在是舍不得放开,便拉着金瓶儿的手问长问短起来,只是间中不时偷偷向鬼厉那边瞄上一眼。鬼厉与周一仙自然也早就看到了金瓶儿突然到来,两人都是没想到会在这个时候这个地方突然与之相遇,以鬼厉的道行,自然比小环与野狗道人更早发现了金瓶儿的行踪,他甚至知道金瓶儿乃是从他们身后河阳城方向落下的,而在远处河阳城方向,似乎还另有一丝灵气,不过隔得太远了,他也看不真切。不过能和金瓶儿在一起的,想来也不会是什么名门大派的人物,自然便是魔教中人了。一念及此,鬼厉也没了去探究的念头,倒是金瓶儿与小环笑着说了一会,却是拉着小环的手一起向他们走了过来。“公子别来无恙啊?”金瓶儿声音中似乎也带着几分柔媚之意,听去让人骨头都酥了几分,站在她身旁的小环偷偷抬眼向鬼厉看去,却只见鬼厉面色漠然,似乎那狐媚之声对他根本毫无作用,不知怎么,小环嘴角却偷偷露出几分笑意。既然金瓶儿主动过来打招呼,鬼厉微微点头道:“真是巧啊。”金瓶儿微微一笑,道:“南疆一别,我们还真是许久不见了......”她话说到一半,忽地眼角余光看到趴在鬼厉肩头的三眼灵猴小灰正冲着她做着鬼脸,当日在南疆时候,她可是被这只猴子捉弄过的,登时面色一沉,小灰却似乎一点也不觉得害怕,看着金瓶儿的神情,它反是越发高兴了,冲着金瓶儿龇牙咧嘴,大有挑衅之意。金瓶儿心神一乱,随即惊醒,暗骂了自己一句,怎的对一只猴子如此没有定力,当下恨恨瞪了小灰一眼,移开了目光不再理会,脸上重现笑容,对着鬼厉道:“说起来,当日公子你抛下小女子我一个人,自己不知所踪,还真是狠心啊。”第454章别离(2)古老的洞穴之中,忽地想起了一阵沉闷的轰鸣,那声音不大,但似乎却令这座宽敞的洞穴都在颤抖,古老的狗神神像就在小白的面前,在那阵低鸣声中,缓缓降了下去,沉入了地底,直到大半个身子都被遮盖,只有神像的狗头还留在地面之上。在神像的背后,出现了一片光滑的石壁,与周围的石壁不同,那上边似乎笼罩着一层淡淡黑气,让人看不真切。不过这已难不倒小白了,她嘴角露出淡淡一丝笑意,走上前去,伸手袖袍一挥,一阵轻风随即从她手底席卷而至,在那石壁之上扫过,登时将那股黑气吹开了去。随后,石壁上深沉的黑暗中,突然浮现出一点金色的光芒,片刻之后,只见又是一点,点点金光如突然降临这俗世的神迹,纷纷在石壁之上如泉涌一般涌现了出来,组成了一幕幕神奇的图画与文字,甚至连站在不远之外的小白,她的脸庞上也被金光折射的微微发亮。小白凝视着面前这依次呈现、光环流转的神秘图文,眼波流转,一行一行看了过去,在她面前的,便是传承了无数岁月古老巫族最后的秘密所在,她的目光跳跃着,时而凝固,时而欢喜,最后,她看到了那狂啸向天、桀骜不训的巨大火龙图案。小白深深出了口气,嘴角边露出了笑意,随后,她又再次确认了一遍,然后微合上双眼,似在默默记忆,将这些图文记在心间。等到她再次张开眼眸的时候,那盈盈如水眼波扫过石壁之上,自言自语道:“想不到那些家伙居然还留了这一手,莫非他们早知道巫族要毁了么?”说着,她淡淡一笑,似乎也懒得去理会那不知多少年前古人的麻烦,便待转身时,忽地她眉头皱起,目光猛然一凝,却是落在了那片金光闪闪的图文最后,在那只猖狂桀骜的巨大火龙图案之下,似乎还有一小片黑气与周围不同,依旧黏附在石壁之上。小白微感讶异,沉吟片刻,终究还是不愿轻易放过,正待查看,忽然间她心底一动,霍地猛转过身子,目光瞬间冰冷,冷冷望去。偌大的洞穴之中,空空荡荡,只有燃烧的火堆不时发出木柴迸裂的噼啪声,其他的除了倒在地上仍旧昏迷不醒那个年轻祭祀,一个人影都没有。小白目光在那个年轻祭祀身上飘过,又仔细看了看周围洞穴,确定的确没有异样之后,她微微皱了皱眉,缓缓转过了身子。难道是身在这异族诡异的地方太久了,自己也变得有些疑神疑鬼起来?小白摇了摇头,苦笑了一声,定了定神,随后手一抬,轻风吹出,但力道却比刚才大了些,片刻之后,那残余的一片黑气终于散了开去。石壁之上,果然还有数行文字。小白精神一振,仔细看去,片刻之后,她脸上突然浮现出惊喜交集之色,脱口而出道:“原来、原来招魂之术在此......”只是随着她目光移动,那喜色渐渐敛去,取而代之的却是渐显沉重和迷惑的神情,末了,看完了全部文字,她缓缓退后了一步,如有灵性一般,那片小小黑气突然围了过来,将那神秘的数行字迹再度遮盖住了。小白微微垂首,半晌无言,许久才轻轻叹息一声,轻声道:“原来如此,古巫一族竟是如此毁灭的,这......这却又是如何是好,我该不该把这些告诉他呢?”她心中似乎突然遇到了极大的困惑,一时踌躇不定。被风吹散的黑气缓缓再度凝聚过来,原本发散出灿烂金光的文字图案,也再度缓缓被掩盖,小白缓缓转身,在她身后低沉的轰鸣声再度响起,狗神神像升回了原位,遮盖住了那个秘密。古老的洞穴里,似乎一切都恢复了原来的平静,小白的身影缓缓踱步而出,她走的很慢,看去心思重重,不过在明亮的火焰照耀之下,她的身影终究还是消失在了这个洞穴里。寂静,又重新降临了这里,也不知道过了多久,那座古老的狗神神像默默凝视着这洞穴中的一切,它的眼眸中折射着光芒,显得那么深邃。忽地,一直倒在地上的那个身躯动了一下,年轻的苗族祭祀小心翼翼地爬起,向着那洞穴入口张望,那里一片静谧,毫无动静,显然刚才那个神秘的白衣女子已经离开。他这才松了口气,一直紧绷着的身体缓缓放松下来,苦笑了一声,低声道:“好险啊,若非有我族自闭神术,六识俱灭,还当真瞒不过她去......”随后,他的目光忽地变得炽热起来,猛然转身,向着那座狗神雕像望去。苗族之中,向来敬畏神灵,尤其是这座自古供奉的神像,更是敬畏之极,这年轻人从小到大莫说接触这座神像,便是正眼相看也是极少的,因为在族里规矩,那也是大不敬的行径。只是此刻他眼中倒映着那火焰熊熊燃烧,似乎身体也开始发烫起来,他凝视着那座神像,神像的一双眼眸似也凝视着它。紧接着,似乎一股巨大的无形力量猛然在身后暗暗驱动,年轻的祭祀咬紧了牙关,一步一步向着那座神像走了过去。古老的神像眼眸中倒映着那个越来越接近的身影,仿佛也带上了一丝忧伤。终于,他走到了神像面前,颤抖的双手缓缓抬起,在半空中停顿又停顿,但终究还是伸了出去,他脸上的神情似乎又是痛苦,又是挣扎,然而更像是被一股火焰所炙烤,所煎熬!只是那双手,终究还是没有收回来,点在了神像的眼眸之上。瞬间,低沉的轰鸣之声再度响起,整座洞穴又开始微微颤抖,神像再一次缓缓下沉降入地底,神秘的石壁就在眼前。年轻的祭祀眼中散发出狂热的火焰,他再也忍耐不住,冲上前去,双手一阵挥舞,顿时那片黑气四处挥散。金色的光芒再次缓缓浮现,将他的脸庞映的发亮。古老的文字图案,似乎带有蛊惑人心的意味,在他的眼前一一浮现,他面上的表情如饮醇酒,露出无法形容的狂喜与满意之色,甚至连他的双手都在颤抖。他用发抖的手轻轻触摸着神秘石壁上的图文,低低颂读着什么,带着莫大的欢喜,那一个个文字图案,他似乎都要将之看穿,他是如此的全神贯注,欣喜的忘乎所以,甚至于他根本忘记了也没有注意到,在这篇图文的最下方,几乎与周围黑暗连为一体的,还有一片小小的黑气凝聚不散。金色的文字、灿烂的图案,似乎已经完全占据了他的神志,在他的身旁,那仅有脑袋还留在地面之上的狗神神像,一双眼眸中仍旧显得那么深邃,只是此时此刻,在火焰与石壁上那片灿烂金光之下,那个年轻祭祀的身影倒映在它眼眶之中,除了最初的一丝深邃忧伤之外,那历经沧桑的目光,似乎还多了深深的悲哀!第453章别离(1)。

与中土各大门阀暗流涌动不同,千里之外的南疆,在那场兽妖浩劫过后,南疆的各族百姓无言地重建着家园,尽管这里是受害最为惨重的地方,但天下之大,似乎也无人记得此处,反正南疆荒地,本也不入中土富庶之人的眼界。在苗族聚居的七里峒,兽妖带来的伤痕仍是处处可见,不过在一片片的废墟之上,已经有许多崭新的屋子被搭建了起来。在七里峒的后山山腰处,那个神秘的祭坛入口,仍然有不少祭祀出入着,在这个百废待兴的时刻,祖先的佑护对于苗人来说,是格外的重要。苗人们日出而作,日落而息,日子就这般一日一日的过去,眼看着这一日日头西下,夜幕降临,众多的苗人们纷纷回到了自己的家里,放松了疲倦的身子,在用过晚饭之后,在夜空中众多繁星洒下的星光中,渐渐沉眠而去。只是在夜深人静之时,这七里峒中却突然出现了一条白色的身影,在黑暗中如一道淡淡的幽光,在静谧的山谷中几个起伏,已然悄悄接近了后山祭坛的山脚之下。通往山上的入口上,虽然夜深却仍有两个苗人兵卒守护着,只是这夜风习习忽地一阵刮了过来,他们只觉得忽地眼前一道快如闪电般的白光掠过,淡淡幽香似夜晚花儿轻放,竟是不由自主都一阵恍惚起来。片刻之后,他们便恢复了清醒,只是那短短的失神太过短暂,以至于他们二人自己都以为不过是疲累之后偶尔的瞌睡而已,在心中骂了自己几句之后,两位苗人便振作精神,再度小心翼翼地看护着自己族人的圣地。只是在他们的身后,一条如鬼魅般的白色窈窕身影,如从黑暗之中缓缓渗出,在那个祭坛入口的平台上现身出来,一身白衣,娇媚无限,漫天星光似乎都被她所吸引的女子,却不是小白又是何人?她向着周围看了几眼,又向着那黑漆漆的洞穴之中看了看,虽然那里仍然是漆黑一片,但小白的目光缓缓流动,嘴角露出淡淡一丝微笑,随即却似乎有所感触,默默摇了摇头,轻叹了一声。这里的防卫比她料想的还要差的多了,全无当日她与鬼厉来此求见大巫师时候的气象,山下那些粗壮的兵丁且不去说,这处祭坛中本该有许多身负巫术的祭祀,并不会像眼前这般几如毫不设防,看来兽妖一劫对苗族来说,实在是损失惨重。其实又何止是面前的苗族,放眼天下,为了那兽神一人,全不知有多少无辜之人家破人亡、流离失所,这其中是非,也当真是难说的很。小白微微摇头,不再多想,身子掠起,如化身一道白色微光,径直向山洞之中掠去。这洞穴之中大部分倒还和过去一样,路径不曾变化,便是隔上一段距离石壁上便有一个火把,也仍如往日,只是小白感知之下,却发现这远近洞穴之中,人却是极少,便是有那么少数几人,也是呼吸缓慢平稳,想来是睡着了。小白也懒得理会,按照记忆中的道路在洞穴中悄无声息地飞掠着,以她千年道行之深,莫说是这些本领低微的苗族祭祀,便是修行深厚的有道之士,也未必能发觉到她了,不过一会,她便已经来到了那个曾经是大巫师起居的宽敞洞穴之外。到了此处,小白停下了身子,眉头微皱,向洞内看去,虽然隔了老远,但她已然感觉到这里面还有一人,而此人似乎与刚才自己感觉到的其他人并不一样,至少他没有在睡觉。洞穴之中,那堆熊熊燃烧的火焰依旧散发着明亮的光芒,在光亮的阴影处,那座石雕的狗神雕像在光影明灭中若隐若现。小白的目光向那座雕像上的狗头处凝视了片刻,随即收了回来,落在了火堆前面。一个年轻的身影端坐在火堆之前,背对着洞口,小白看不清楚他的容貌,只能大致看出那是个年轻的男子。只见他面对着炽热的火焰,端坐在地上但身体上的动作却一刻都没有停止,不时在身前虚划出一个个神秘诡异的图案,同时低声虔诚地用苗族颂读着什么。小白悄无声息地来到了那个男子的身后,火光渐渐照在了她的身上,并在她身后拉出了长长的影子。她默默侧耳聆听着那个年轻男子低沉的似歌似吟的声音,回荡在这个古老的洞穴中,似乎在诉说着什么?那低沉的回音似乎永无止境,从侧面看去,那年轻的苗族祭祀满面虔诚,多半已经完全溶入了那虚幻的世界。小白脸上渐渐浮现出一丝惘然,然后轻轻叹了口气。这异样的声音立刻惊动了那个年轻的苗族祭祀,他身子一震,便要急转过身子查看究竟,只是他身子还未动弹之刻,那一只秀气白皙的手掌却在他眼前一闪而过,随后落在了他脑门之上,轻轻拍了一下。年轻的苗族祭祀忽地双眼一翻,身子颤抖了几下,片刻之间便失去了意识倾倒在一旁的地上。洞穴之中那神秘的吟唱之声,连同那回音都悄悄平静了下来,小白看着那张年轻的脸庞,忽地微笑了一下,轻声道:“到底有没有狗神,还有那狗神会不会护佑你们族人,我是不知道的,不过有你这么虔诚坚定的人在,想必大巫师也可以放心了吧。”说完,她微微摇了摇头,绕开了年轻祭祀的身子和火堆,从旁边走过,却是径直向着那座狗神雕像走了过去。一直以来,苗人们信奉狗神,认为狗神赐予了他们新生,护佑着一族繁衍下去,是以就算是这洞中的祭祀,也是轻易不敢接近这座神像的。而此刻,小白便站在了这座黑石雕刻而成的狗神神像面前。神像通体用南疆特产的黑石雕刻而成,色泽黑中发亮,隐隐还有银色淡淡的光芒,从身躯之中散发出来。小白对南疆了解颇深,自然知道这并非许多苗人深信的狗神神迹,而不过是黑石之中极罕见的一只异种,其中含着微亮银屑而成此神秘美丽的微光。不过她此行的目的自然并非观赏这座苗族狗神神像,片刻之后,她的注意力便集中到了狗头之上。这座神像不知是多么古老时代传下的,但始做者显然乃是大匠,雕刻之功力纯熟那是不用说的,栩栩如生,更厉害的是这狗头之上纤毫毕现,没有丝毫含糊之处,若非眼前这石材明显,几乎要让人以为是一直微张着嘴巴的黑狗了。而在狗神雕像的头上,最显眼之处,便是一双眼眸,看那材质,似乎也是黑石,但眼眶中所镶嵌的两枚黑石却与周围大不一样,更显纯净深邃,远处火光熊熊,只倒映在了这神像一双眼眸之中,恍惚中竟似有神,也默默凝视着小白一般。小白忽地心头一震,退后了一步,登时周身压力一松,神志立刻清醒过来。她微微皱眉,重新向那神像看了一眼,哼了一声,道:“居然还有这样惑人心志的禁制,”随即她若有所思,沉吟了片刻,却有一丝迷惑,轻轻道:“可是这分明乃是中土的道法,怎的却会出现在此处?”她默然想了片刻,便轻甩了甩了头,抛开了这无聊的念头,此刻对她来到此地的目的来说,这自然并非她所欲探究的。她重新端详这座神像,最后目光还是落在了神像上那栩栩如生的一双眼眸上,她似迟疑了一下,但随即便伸出手去,在那双黑得纯净深邃的眼睛上轻轻一按。第452章悲哀(2)不知怎么,看到这三人,鬼厉心中突然没来由的有一阵亲切,虽然并非至交好友,但他此刻的心境,茫茫人海中看到周一仙等人,却当真比什么风景秀色都好看了。只见周一仙脸上错愕神情转眼消失,随即满脸堆笑,快步走了过来,手中那根竹竿上挂着的“仙人指路”布幔迎风飘舞,来到鬼厉身前,呵呵笑道:“真是想不到啊,我们又在这里相见了。”鬼厉嘴角露出淡淡一丝笑意,虽然转眼便消失了,但还是道:“前辈请坐罢。”周一仙点了点头,老实不客气地坐了下去。店小二站在一旁,小声问道:“几位是一起的么?”周一仙白了他一眼,道:“废话,不是一起的能坐到一起么?”店小二连连点头,道:“是,是,那诸位请坐,我去准备酒菜,马上就来。”周一仙嘿嘿笑个不停,却拉过了店小二,随口又点了七、八道菜肴,要了三、四壶美酒,店小二点头不迭,忙自去准备了。一旁的小环脸色却并没有她爷爷那么高兴了,相反,看去她的脸色黑黑的,颇为难看,尤其是看到周一仙后来又拉过店小二点菜要酒的时候,更是显得阴沉,几番想说话,但还是忍了下来,待到店小二离开之后,她才忍不住冷笑了一声道:“爷爷,你要了那么菜,莫非是看见救命恩人在这里,想好好请客报答人家么?”周一仙面色一沉,怒道:“小环,你胡说什么,我等与这位鬼厉兄弟是什么样的交情,岂能用这些酒菜来相提并论的?”说着,他回过头对着鬼厉笑了一下,然后叹息一声,摇头道,“你看看这个河阳城,浩劫过后,人心不古,一个个都不肯来看相了,世道艰难啊......”小环脸色一变,看了一眼鬼厉,又狠狠盯了周一仙一眼,脸色微红,鬼厉却似乎什么也没感觉到,只淡淡道:“是啊,老丈放心,当初我曾蒙你照顾多日,这次便算是我请你们答谢了。”小环脸上登时红了,但周一仙却似老怀欣慰,点头额首微笑道:“不错,不错,孺子可教!”野狗道人看了看小环,又看了看鬼厉,欲言又止。这时店小二端了几盘凉菜上来,又上了两壶酒,周一仙老实不客气拿过酒壶,便给在座的人斟满了,举杯道:“我们都是浪迹天涯的人物,能够相遇在此,实在是难得的缘分,就干了此杯。”说罢,他仰头一饮而尽,随后微微晃脑,看来对这美酒味道颇为满意,鬼厉看着他的样子,嘴角动了动,不知是不是笑了一下,但他面上肌肉看去僵硬无比,只怕笑了也显示不出来。他缓缓也端起了酒杯,放在唇边,只是片刻之后,他忽然一声叹息,带着几许无奈苦楚,似乎手中所持的,竟是最苦涩之物,饮之不下,缓缓又放回了桌上。这时,坐在周一仙旁边的小环实在忍不住,刺了周一仙一句道:“还难得的缘分呢,不知是谁在大街上远远看到别人的身影,便大呼小叫地赶了上来盘算着吃白食呢!”周一仙面不变色,只白了一眼小环道:“童言无忌,童言无忌!”鬼厉似乎也没将小环的话放在心上,他看去仿佛一直都是心不在焉、若有所思的样子,小环认识他多年,却还是第一次看见鬼厉这般神情,不觉得有些担忧起来,忍不住向鬼厉问道:“你怎么了,有什么事么?”鬼厉沉默了片刻,却没有回答小环,而是向着周一仙道:“前辈。”周一仙刚刚又自斟自饮了一杯酒,闻言笑道:“何事?”鬼厉目光略显空洞,低声道:“我记得十年之前,我还是刚刚从青云山上下来的一个少年时候,就在这河阳城里,你们曾经替我算过一次命相罢?”周一仙、小环都是一怔,野狗道人则是莫名其妙,当年那档旧事,他自然是一无所知。周一仙微皱起眉头,想了想,道:“唔,我还记得几分的样子,怎么了,好好的你怎么会突然问起当年的事?”说到这里,他脸上突然露出神秘之色,压低了声音对鬼厉道:“你该不会在这十年之后,还要说当初我们算的不灵光,打算要回当日的算命钱吧?”“爷爷!”小环嗔了周一仙一句,看来是忍无可忍了,一把将周一仙推到一旁,对鬼厉道:“鬼厉大哥,你有什么心事么,或许......可以跟我说说。”鬼厉看了小环一眼,眼神中的疲倦里,难得露出了一份暖意,但他还是轻轻摇了摇头,道:“我没什么,我只是想问老先生几句话。”周一仙整理了一下身上衣物,咳嗽了一声,登时那股道骨仙风的气派涌了出来,一时这小小酒楼殿堂似蓬荜生辉,唯他独尊。“你说吧。”他淡淡道,“以你我的交情,大可无话不说的,不过命钱可是要照样给哦。”说到最后,他不顾旁边小环涨红的脸,对着鬼厉眨了眨眼睛。鬼厉淡淡笑了笑,带着几分安慰拍了拍看去因为自觉丢脸到快要发作的小环,然后转向周一仙,面上露出了几分迷惘之色,道:“前辈你游戏人间,见识非凡,我有一事,困惑于心,请问前辈:你说我们人活一世,所为何来?”此言一出,小环与野狗道人都是一怔,看着鬼厉有不解之色,周一仙却是皱了皱眉,面上戏谑之色渐渐隐去,神情也庄重起来。他并没有立刻信口回答,而是沉吟了半晌之后,才缓缓道:“你神色异常,不比往日,可是又遇见什么不如意事了么?”鬼厉沉默片刻,低声道:“我恩师、师娘,日前过世了。”“啊!”小环与野狗道人都是一惊,失声而呼,周一仙皱起眉头,叹息一声,低声道:“田不易也去了么,可惜了。”鬼厉默然,周一仙微微合眼,随后神色如常,道:“难怪你面有伤痛之色,只是生离死别,乃是人之常情,无人可免,你本非凡俗之人,又何必沉迷其中?”鬼厉面上痛楚之色更重,道:“可是他们二人故去,实与我有脱不去的干系!”周一仙淡淡道:“既然如此,该当你还的,你便还了就是,何必在此自苦?”鬼厉一惊,呐呐道:“该当我还的,什么该当我还的?”周一仙道:“我且问你,你师父师娘过世之时,可有怨恨于你?”鬼厉的头缓缓垂下,半晌之后缓缓道:“没有,恩师与师娘对我恩重如山,直到临终之前,仍记挂于我,将我这不肖不孝弟子收归门下......”话说到后面,已是微带哽咽了。旁边的小环看着鬼厉的样子,不知不觉她的眼眶也红了起来。周一仙微微一笑,眼神中淡淡精光流转,似跳出了这凡俗世间,看透了这世情,道:“那我再问你,你师父师娘过世之时,可有什么悔恨之意么?”鬼厉迟疑了一下,缓缓摇了摇头。周一仙微笑道:“那便是了,你本该为他们高兴才是,死而无憾,岂非是他们最好的下场?”鬼厉抬头向周一仙看去,嘴唇微动,神情迷惘。第448章困惑青云山下,河阳城外,荒野古道。周一仙依旧手持着那幅迎风招摇的仙人指路竹竿布幔,大摇大摆地走在古道之上,和他并肩而行的是鬼厉,在他们身后的小环与野狗道人。四人缓缓走去,离身后的河阳城越来越远了。小环看着鬼厉的背影,面上的神情有些古怪,几番欲言又止,最后还是忍不住了,紧走几步来到鬼厉身边,拉了拉他的袖子。趴在鬼厉肩头的猴子小灰吱吱一声先转了过来,咧嘴对着小环笑了起来,不知怎么小环却在猴子目光注视之下,脸色微微红了。片刻之后鬼厉看了过来,看他的神情,依然很是落寞,但比起当日他们在河阳城中相遇时的情景,可要好上许多了。看着小环,鬼厉的面上也露出一丝温和的笑容,道:“什么事?”小环刚刚鼓起的勇气,在面前这个男子的淡淡笑容中突然消失不见了,一时口吃起来,在旁边的周一仙看在眼里,连连摇头,至于站在身后的野狗道人,似乎面色也不大好看。“吱吱、吱吱吱......”这微显得尴尬的时候,却是猴子小灰笑的最是大声,小环脸色更红,狠狠瞪了它一眼,不过小灰自然不把这小女孩的目光放在眼里,相反,它有样学样,三只眼睛一起睁大起来,反向小环瞪去。小环一声轻呼,向后退了一步,俗话说双拳难敌四手,看来眼睛也是一样的道理,就算你对着是一只猴子,但只要猴子比你多一只眼睛,你多半也是瞪不过它的。小灰大乐,跳了起来,在鬼厉肩头就差打滚了,翻转之间,还冲着小环吐舌头做鬼脸。小环向着那灰毛猴子啐了一口,不过虽然如此,却也将刚才那无形的尴尬化解开去,她咳嗽一声,却没有正视鬼厉,目光飘来移去,轻声道:“你、你打算以后去哪里啊?”站在后头的野狗道人脸色更是难看了。鬼厉倒是微微一怔,没有立刻回答,片刻之后却回头向周一仙看了一眼,周一仙点了点头,道:“是啊,老夫也正想问你,你今后有什么打算?”鬼厉默然片刻,道:“老实说,我自己也不知道,这几日承蒙前辈开导,我虽然仍对师父师娘过世有些伤怀,但也看得开了,只恨自己未能早日向他们二位尽尽孝心......”周一仙叹了口气,道:“你这般说,便是心里还未当真看得开了,不过人非草木,有些时候纵然明知着道理,但心境总是由不得自己的,这也不能怪你。不过逝者已矣,你也不必太过悲伤,否则你师父师娘在天有灵,也不会高兴的,还是多想想将来吧。”鬼厉点了点头,沉吟了片刻,面上却是茫然之色一闪而过,略带苦涩之意道:“我这十年以来,奔波流离,也不过只是为了救一个人而已,可是偏偏几次机会,却都是功亏一篑,眼下天大地大,我却当真是束手无策了。”周一仙脸色微变,目光微转向小环处看了一眼,似有几分犹豫,随后淡淡道:“你的遭遇,我也有几分耳闻,关于那位碧瑶姑娘......”鬼厉身子一震,急转过身子,道:“前辈,莫非你有什么法子......”激动之下,他声音似乎都有些颤抖起来。站在一旁的小环有些诧异,向周一仙看去,却只见周一仙轻轻咳嗽了两声,道:“老夫也是无能为力啊。”小环忍不住向鬼厉问道:“你......你那位碧瑶姑娘怎么了?”鬼厉默然,还不等他说话,周一仙却瞪了小环一眼,厉声道:“你小孩子家懂得什么,别插嘴。”小环吃了一惊,周一仙平日为老不尊,虽然时常与她玩笑,争吵也是有的,但如此正容疾声,却是少见,一时怔住了。鬼厉长叹一声,满是萧索之意。周一仙眼中闪过一丝复杂的神情,忽地向鬼厉招了招手,道:“你到旁边来一下,我有话对你说。”说着,他离开了小环与野狗道人,走向了古道远处的一侧,鬼厉面色落寞,缓缓也跟了过去。小环这时回过神来,却看着他们二人已站在远处,只见周一仙眉头紧皱,低声向鬼厉说着什么,而鬼厉随着周一仙的话语,面上神情也逐渐发生变化,先是惊讶,随后茫然中带着一份希望,但显然这份希望并不是很大,他的神情逐渐又转为低沉,倒是周一仙口中一直说个不停,看那样子,倒像是长辈语重心长地教导着后辈。小环嘴角嘟了起来,忽地心中一股无名火起,狠狠一脚将脚下一块石子踢飞了,那石子顿时飞了起来,在半空中掠过一道弧线,却是砸在了野狗道人的脚上。野狗道人不知怎么也正怔怔出神,竟然没注意这颗石子,顿时被砸得整个人一个激灵,眉头皱了起来。小环看了过去,恼火中却也有些不好意思起来,走过去轻声道:“道长,你没事罢?”野狗道人在她目光注视之下,立刻摇了摇头,低声道:“没事,我没事。”小环点了点头,随即目光又落到了远处鬼厉的身上,眼波流转,几番心思,诸多神情,都在她脸上一一浮现过了。野狗道人在一旁注视着小环,默然垂首。忽地只听小环的声音道:“对了,道长,我问你一件事。”野狗道人抬头道:“什么?”小环眉头微皱,道:“他的、他......那位碧瑶姑娘是怎么回事?为何看去让鬼厉大哥如此棘手的样子?”野狗道人迟疑了一下,老实说他并非鬼王宗内核心人物,对碧瑶的情况也不过是平日里听到的一些流传,不过事情的缘由他自然是知道的,只是此事说来却是话长,让他一时也不知从何说起,正在他思索之间,口中道:“这事说来话长,听说是十年之前......”话正说到此处,他忽然若有所觉,听了下来,小环的反应也是和他一样,有些惊讶,转身看去,只见在他们身后古道之上,忽地从天上落下一道淡紫色微光,轻轻落下,如浮萍徐落,几个转身,赫然却是金瓶儿那张娇媚无限的脸儿。小环先是一惊,随即大是欢喜,一声轻呼:“瓶儿姐姐。”说着便是跑了过去。金瓶儿看到小环,也是满脸带笑,拉着小环的手向她仔细端详了几眼,笑道:“好妹妹,每次看到你,便觉得你又越发的漂亮了几分,真是一天一个模样啊,不知迷死了多少男人了罢!”小环不料金瓶儿见面便是这句话,虽然她早知这位姐姐绝非什么三从四德的端庄淑女,但闻言却也粉脸绯红,嗔道:“什么迷死了男人了,真是的,好不容易见一次面,你就笑话人家。”金瓶儿眼中尽是盈盈笑意,伸出手在小环吹弹可破的脸上轻轻拧了一下,微笑道:“小妮子,便是我也快被你迷到了,你还不老实?”小环的脸越发红了起来,不过她与金瓶儿的感情是极好的,难得见上一次,实在是舍不得放开,便拉着金瓶儿的手问长问短起来,只是间中不时偷偷向鬼厉那边瞄上一眼。鬼厉与周一仙自然也早就看到了金瓶儿突然到来,两人都是没想到会在这个时候这个地方突然与之相遇,以鬼厉的道行,自然比小环与野狗道人更早发现了金瓶儿的行踪,他甚至知道金瓶儿乃是从他们身后河阳城方向落下的,而在远处河阳城方向,似乎还另有一丝灵气,不过隔得太远了,他也看不真切。不过能和金瓶儿在一起的,想来也不会是什么名门大派的人物,自然便是魔教中人了。一念及此,鬼厉也没了去探究的念头,倒是金瓶儿与小环笑着说了一会,却是拉着小环的手一起向他们走了过来。“公子别来无恙啊?”金瓶儿声音中似乎也带着几分柔媚之意,听去让人骨头都酥了几分,站在她身旁的小环偷偷抬眼向鬼厉看去,却只见鬼厉面色漠然,似乎那狐媚之声对他根本毫无作用,不知怎么,小环嘴角却偷偷露出几分笑意。既然金瓶儿主动过来打招呼,鬼厉微微点头道:“真是巧啊。”金瓶儿微微一笑,道:“南疆一别,我们还真是许久不见了......”她话说到一半,忽地眼角余光看到趴在鬼厉肩头的三眼灵猴小灰正冲着她做着鬼脸,当日在南疆时候,她可是被这只猴子捉弄过的,登时面色一沉,小灰却似乎一点也不觉得害怕,看着金瓶儿的神情,它反是越发高兴了,冲着金瓶儿龇牙咧嘴,大有挑衅之意。金瓶儿心神一乱,随即惊醒,暗骂了自己一句,怎的对一只猴子如此没有定力,当下恨恨瞪了小灰一眼,移开了目光不再理会,脸上重现笑容,对着鬼厉道:“说起来,当日公子你抛下小女子我一个人,自己不知所踪,还真是狠心啊。”第454章别离(2)青云山下,河阳城外,荒野古道。周一仙依旧手持着那幅迎风招摇的仙人指路竹竿布幔,大摇大摆地走在古道之上,和他并肩而行的是鬼厉,在他们身后的小环与野狗道人。四人缓缓走去,离身后的河阳城越来越远了。小环看着鬼厉的背影,面上的神情有些古怪,几番欲言又止,最后还是忍不住了,紧走几步来到鬼厉身边,拉了拉他的袖子。趴在鬼厉肩头的猴子小灰吱吱一声先转了过来,咧嘴对着小环笑了起来,不知怎么小环却在猴子目光注视之下,脸色微微红了。片刻之后鬼厉看了过来,看他的神情,依然很是落寞,但比起当日他们在河阳城中相遇时的情景,可要好上许多了。看着小环,鬼厉的面上也露出一丝温和的笑容,道:“什么事?”小环刚刚鼓起的勇气,在面前这个男子的淡淡笑容中突然消失不见了,一时口吃起来,在旁边的周一仙看在眼里,连连摇头,至于站在身后的野狗道人,似乎面色也不大好看。“吱吱、吱吱吱......”这微显得尴尬的时候,却是猴子小灰笑的最是大声,小环脸色更红,狠狠瞪了它一眼,不过小灰自然不把这小女孩的目光放在眼里,相反,它有样学样,三只眼睛一起睁大起来,反向小环瞪去。小环一声轻呼,向后退了一步,俗话说双拳难敌四手,看来眼睛也是一样的道理,就算你对着是一只猴子,但只要猴子比你多一只眼睛,你多半也是瞪不过它的。小灰大乐,跳了起来,在鬼厉肩头就差打滚了,翻转之间,还冲着小环吐舌头做鬼脸。小环向着那灰毛猴子啐了一口,不过虽然如此,却也将刚才那无形的尴尬化解开去,她咳嗽一声,却没有正视鬼厉,目光飘来移去,轻声道:“你、你打算以后去哪里啊?”站在后头的野狗道人脸色更是难看了。鬼厉倒是微微一怔,没有立刻回答,片刻之后却回头向周一仙看了一眼,周一仙点了点头,道:“是啊,老夫也正想问你,你今后有什么打算?”鬼厉默然片刻,道:“老实说,我自己也不知道,这几日承蒙前辈开导,我虽然仍对师父师娘过世有些伤怀,但也看得开了,只恨自己未能早日向他们二位尽尽孝心......”周一仙叹了口气,道:“你这般说,便是心里还未当真看得开了,不过人非草木,有些时候纵然明知着道理,但心境总是由不得自己的,这也不能怪你。不过逝者已矣,你也不必太过悲伤,否则你师父师娘在天有灵,也不会高兴的,还是多想想将来吧。”鬼厉点了点头,沉吟了片刻,面上却是茫然之色一闪而过,略带苦涩之意道:“我这十年以来,奔波流离,也不过只是为了救一个人而已,可是偏偏几次机会,却都是功亏一篑,眼下天大地大,我却当真是束手无策了。”周一仙脸色微变,目光微转向小环处看了一眼,似有几分犹豫,随后淡淡道:“你的遭遇,我也有几分耳闻,关于那位碧瑶姑娘......”鬼厉身子一震,急转过身子,道:“前辈,莫非你有什么法子......”激动之下,他声音似乎都有些颤抖起来。站在一旁的小环有些诧异,向周一仙看去,却只见周一仙轻轻咳嗽了两声,道:“老夫也是无能为力啊。”小环忍不住向鬼厉问道:“你......你那位碧瑶姑娘怎么了?”鬼厉默然,还不等他说话,周一仙却瞪了小环一眼,厉声道:“你小孩子家懂得什么,别插嘴。”小环吃了一惊,周一仙平日为老不尊,虽然时常与她玩笑,争吵也是有的,但如此正容疾声,却是少见,一时怔住了。鬼厉长叹一声,满是萧索之意。周一仙眼中闪过一丝复杂的神情,忽地向鬼厉招了招手,道:“你到旁边来一下,我有话对你说。”说着,他离开了小环与野狗道人,走向了古道远处的一侧,鬼厉面色落寞,缓缓也跟了过去。小环这时回过神来,却看着他们二人已站在远处,只见周一仙眉头紧皱,低声向鬼厉说着什么,而鬼厉随着周一仙的话语,面上神情也逐渐发生变化,先是惊讶,随后茫然中带着一份希望,但显然这份希望并不是很大,他的神情逐渐又转为低沉,倒是周一仙口中一直说个不停,看那样子,倒像是长辈语重心长地教导着后辈。小环嘴角嘟了起来,忽地心中一股无名火起,狠狠一脚将脚下一块石子踢飞了,那石子顿时飞了起来,在半空中掠过一道弧线,却是砸在了野狗道人的脚上。野狗道人不知怎么也正怔怔出神,竟然没注意这颗石子,顿时被砸得整个人一个激灵,眉头皱了起来。小环看了过去,恼火中却也有些不好意思起来,走过去轻声道:“道长,你没事罢?”野狗道人在她目光注视之下,立刻摇了摇头,低声道:“没事,我没事。”小环点了点头,随即目光又落到了远处鬼厉的身上,眼波流转,几番心思,诸多神情,都在她脸上一一浮现过了。野狗道人在一旁注视着小环,默然垂首。忽地只听小环的声音道:“对了,道长,我问你一件事。”野狗道人抬头道:“什么?”小环眉头微皱,道:“他的、他......那位碧瑶姑娘是怎么回事?为何看去让鬼厉大哥如此棘手的样子?”野狗道人迟疑了一下,老实说他并非鬼王宗内核心人物,对碧瑶的情况也不过是平日里听到的一些流传,不过事情的缘由他自然是知道的,只是此事说来却是话长,让他一时也不知从何说起,正在他思索之间,口中道:“这事说来话长,听说是十年之前......”话正说到此处,他忽然若有所觉,听了下来,小环的反应也是和他一样,有些惊讶,转身看去,只见在他们身后古道之上,忽地从天上落下一道淡紫色微光,轻轻落下,如浮萍徐落,几个转身,赫然却是金瓶儿那张娇媚无限的脸儿。小环先是一惊,随即大是欢喜,一声轻呼:“瓶儿姐姐。”说着便是跑了过去。金瓶儿看到小环,也是满脸带笑,拉着小环的手向她仔细端详了几眼,笑道:“好妹妹,每次看到你,便觉得你又越发的漂亮了几分,真是一天一个模样啊,不知迷死了多少男人了罢!”小环不料金瓶儿见面便是这句话,虽然她早知这位姐姐绝非什么三从四德的端庄淑女,但闻言却也粉脸绯红,嗔道:“什么迷死了男人了,真是的,好不容易见一次面,你就笑话人家。”金瓶儿眼中尽是盈盈笑意,伸出手在小环吹弹可破的脸上轻轻拧了一下,微笑道:“小妮子,便是我也快被你迷到了,你还不老实?”小环的脸越发红了起来,不过她与金瓶儿的感情是极好的,难得见上一次,实在是舍不得放开,便拉着金瓶儿的手问长问短起来,只是间中不时偷偷向鬼厉那边瞄上一眼。鬼厉与周一仙自然也早就看到了金瓶儿突然到来,两人都是没想到会在这个时候这个地方突然与之相遇,以鬼厉的道行,自然比小环与野狗道人更早发现了金瓶儿的行踪,他甚至知道金瓶儿乃是从他们身后河阳城方向落下的,而在远处河阳城方向,似乎还另有一丝灵气,不过隔得太远了,他也看不真切。不过能和金瓶儿在一起的,想来也不会是什么名门大派的人物,自然便是魔教中人了。一念及此,鬼厉也没了去探究的念头,倒是金瓶儿与小环笑着说了一会,却是拉着小环的手一起向他们走了过来。“公子别来无恙啊?”金瓶儿声音中似乎也带着几分柔媚之意,听去让人骨头都酥了几分,站在她身旁的小环偷偷抬眼向鬼厉看去,却只见鬼厉面色漠然,似乎那狐媚之声对他根本毫无作用,不知怎么,小环嘴角却偷偷露出几分笑意。既然金瓶儿主动过来打招呼,鬼厉微微点头道:“真是巧啊。”金瓶儿微微一笑,道:“南疆一别,我们还真是许久不见了......”她话说到一半,忽地眼角余光看到趴在鬼厉肩头的三眼灵猴小灰正冲着她做着鬼脸,当日在南疆时候,她可是被这只猴子捉弄过的,登时面色一沉,小灰却似乎一点也不觉得害怕,看着金瓶儿的神情,它反是越发高兴了,冲着金瓶儿龇牙咧嘴,大有挑衅之意。金瓶儿心神一乱,随即惊醒,暗骂了自己一句,怎的对一只猴子如此没有定力,当下恨恨瞪了小灰一眼,移开了目光不再理会,脸上重现笑容,对着鬼厉道:“说起来,当日公子你抛下小女子我一个人,自己不知所踪,还真是狠心啊。”第454章别离(2)我修的可能是假仙青云山,小竹峰。山风吹过了青翠竹林,带起阵阵竹涛,在空谷幽林中回荡着。文敏抬头看了看天空,只见天际万里无云,蔚蓝一片,看去似乎有种透明的感觉。她深深吸了口气,心情也好了些,不过她的脚步并没有慢下来,穿过了竹林小径,很快的她便看到了师父水月大师静修的那间小小竹舍。她走到门口,在门扉上轻轻敲了敲,道:“师父,我回来了。”水月大师的声音传了出来,道:“是敏儿么,进来吧。”文敏推开门走了进去,竹舍不大,进门之后她便望见水月大师盘膝坐在榻上,闭目养神。她走到一旁,道:“师父。”水月大师缓缓睁开了眼睛,看了她一眼,见只有她只身一人,道:“怎么,没找到人?”文敏点了点头,道:“是,我今日去过两次陆师妹的住处了,可她都不在,找其他姐妹们问过,却也无人看见她的踪影。莫不是她有事下山去了?”水月大师面无表情,道:“雪琪向来知道轻重,若下山必定会知会我一声,你们找不到她,多半是......”她的声音顿了一下,似乎想到了什么,便转了话头,对文敏道:“既然找不着她,那便算了罢,反正也没有什么要紧的事,你下去自行修习功课去吧。”文敏点了点头,应了一声,然后向水月大师行了一礼,随后走了出去,临走时还轻轻将竹舍的门扉关好了。待屋外文敏的脚步声渐渐远去消失之后,水月大师一向波澜不惊的脸上才慢慢浮起了一丝若有所思的神情,许久,她低低地叹了口气。光线从竹舍的窗口照了进来,将这间精致而简朴的竹舍照得透亮,水月大师默默下了竹榻,走到门前,拉开门走了出去,留下了一片静寂在这小小的空间中。望月台是小竹峰上的极僻静处,每到夜色晴朗明月当空的时候,这里的景色便十分动人,传说月圆之夜,月华如水,经由这望月台白石折射之后,足可以辉映小竹峰整座山脉,实已是人间奇景,也是青云山上有名的景色之一。这过往十年中,陆雪琪便时常在夜深人静的时候,在此对月舞剑,水月大师乃是自小养育陆雪琪长大的恩师,如师亦如母,更无人比她更了解陆雪琪的心思了。当下听说文敏找不到陆雪琪,她略一思索之后,便料到陆雪琪多半来了这僻静地方。这一路走来,竹林愈加茂盛,也同时离前山那些热闹的殿堂楼阁越来越远,虽然水月大师自己的居室也在僻静之地,但是走在这小径上,听着道路两旁竹涛不绝于耳,仍是忍不住心地为之一空。不知道雪琪她是不是也是因为这种感觉,才特别喜爱这个地方呢?水月大师心里悄悄这么想着,向着望月台上走去。果然,她才踏上望月台,便望见那个熟悉的白衣身影静静伫立在横空而出孤悬崖边的巨石之上,无尽深渊里山风呼啸不停地吹来,陆雪琪的白衣也随风猎猎飞舞。天琊还在她的手间,静静散发着淡蓝着的霞光瑞气。水月大师看着她的背影,默然许久,眼中似乎有某种复杂的情绪,眼光也闪动不停,半晌之后,她才轻轻咳嗽了一声。陆雪琪立刻发觉了身后异样,微感惊讶,此时正是白日,向来不会有小竹峰的姐妹来此偏僻之地,怎么今日却有人到来此处,而且来人到了身后近处,自己却一点也没发现。她疾转过身子,映入眼帘的却是恩师水月大师的身影,陆雪琪怔了一下,连忙从巨石上飘了下来,来到水月大师的身前,低头行礼道:“师父,你怎么来了?”水月大师眼中有几分疼惜,用手拉了拉陆雪琪的衣襟,柔声道:“此处吹来的罡风颇具寒厉之气,虽然你道行已深,但也不宜多吹,总归是没有好处的。”陆雪琪垂首道:“弟子知道了,多谢师父关心。”水月大师看了她一眼,叹了口气,道:“你心里是不是有些怨恨为师的?”陆雪琪吃了一惊,道:“师父,你怎么如此说?”水月大师淡淡道:“我将那个秘密告诉了你,并让你下山,谁知天意弄人,几番波折,却令你不得不出手杀了被诛仙古剑制住的大竹峰田师叔,而且还是在那个人面前出的手。”陆雪琪神情一黯,却缓缓摇了摇头,道:“师父,你别说了,弟子心里都早已想得清楚了。此事乃是天意,师父你自己也想不到的,何况当日最后时刻,虽然田师叔他老人家口不能言,但我心里清楚明白地感觉到他的心意,那一剑,田师叔他也是要我出手的。”她的声音顿了顿,神色之间忽然露出萧索之意,似自嘲,似苦笑,幽幽地道:“至于和那人之间......弟子本就不抱希望了,门阀条规,道义如山,我自己明白的很。大竹峰的田师叔是从小将他养大成人的恩师,他向来视之如父,如今却死在我的手里,换了我是他,也是难以接受的。”说到这里,她默然抬头,望向水月大师,凄凉一笑,道:“师父,你不用担心弟子,我、我真的都已经看开了!”水月大师心中一痛,以她的阅历眼光,此刻陆雪琪心中所想,她如何会看不出来,只是此事实在太过出人意料,亦无丝毫转圜余地,往日她虽然坚决反对这个倔强弟子的感情,但此时此刻,终究是于心不忍。只是再不忍,到头来还是无济于事,水月大师轻轻叹息了一声,摇了摇头,柔声道:“雪琪,你不要太过伤心了,别伤了身子。”陆雪琪强笑了笑,低声道:“师父,你过来这偏僻之地找我,可是有什么要紧事么?”水月大师点了点头,道:“不错,这里的确有一件事,虽然不大,却看来十分蹊跷,而且我想来想去,还是只有你比较合适。”陆雪琪道:“什么事?”水月大师看了她一眼,道:“其实还是那个秘密的。对了,当日你是说变故发生之后,你是亲自将鬼厉和田不易的遗体送到大竹峰上去的么?”陆雪琪听到“鬼厉”二字,脸色微微变了变,但随后点了点头,肯定地道:“是,当日他......那人受了重伤,虽然并无性命之忧,但要独自带着田师叔遗体回山,实在是太过吃力,而且此事也不宜久拖,弟子便送了他们一程。不过我也只是送到大竹峰上,一待他们落地之后,我便离开了。”水月大师点了点头,道:“不错,古怪便是在这里了。”陆雪琪略感意外,道:“怎么了,师父?”水月大师淡淡道:“如你所言,早在两日之前,田不易的遗体便已经回到大竹峰上了,但是直到今日,大竹峰上却并无一丝哀悼消息发出。”陆雪琪吃力一惊,不由得也皱起了眉头。水月大师负手走到一边,远远眺望出去,只见云雾远方,大竹峰在那个方向若隐若现,她看了半晌,道:“田不易乃是大竹峰一脉首座,地位非同小可,只要消息一出,便是掌教真人也得过去祭奠,但大竹峰上秘而不宣,岂非是很奇怪的一件事?”她停顿了一下,转头看向陆雪琪,道:“除此之外,我早上亦悄悄派人找了个借口去了龙首峰,发现田灵儿仍然还在龙首峰上,对自己父亲过世的消息,居然也是一无所知。”陆雪琪默然许久,道:“弟子明白了。”水月大师点了点头,道:“你冰雪聪明,我也不多说什么了。其实我并非怀疑什么,苏茹乃是我的师妹,我二人直如姐妹一般,不为别人,我其实更是担心她夫妻情深,一时想不开做了傻事。但大竹峰一日不发丧,我身为小竹峰首座,也不方便过去探望,加上此事之中颇多隐秘曲折,别人实也不方便,也只好让你再过去一趟了。”陆雪琪点了点头,道:“弟子知道,既然如此,若无其他事情,弟子这便过去了。”水月大师微微点头,道:“也好,你一路小心,如有什么变故,早早回来告知我一声。”陆雪琪应了一声,向水月大师行了一礼,转过身来,起手处天琊神剑神光亮起,人随剑走,只听一声破空锐啸,人已化作一道蓝光,冲天而起去了。水月大师看着陆雪琪那略显匆忙的身影,浑不似她往日冷静之风,便知道这个倔强痴情的徒儿虽然表面坚强,口中放下,但心中却是千千万万个放不下的。她默然许久,最后也只是低低叹息了一声,摇了摇头,回身走下了望月台,径直去了。千里之外,狐岐山中。第443章血兆(2)鬼厉心急如焚,全力掠去,以他如今之道行,一时之间道路两侧花草树木尽数为之侧倒,如海水之中劈开了一条缝隙。迎面之风,因为他速度太快而刮的面孔隐隐生疼,然而他却丝毫也没有在意。此刻在他心中,只有后山竹林里那位苏茹的身影了。大黄的吠声犹在耳边,狂燥之极,鬼厉的身影从山下石阶上霍然冲天而起,发出尖锐的破空之声,冲上了石阶。人还在半空,鬼厉的心中却是猛然一寒,几乎不能自控,险些掉了下来。地面之上,不知何时多了两个一人多长宽的洞穴,旁边堆着两堆泥土,看那泥土兀自带着湿气,想来必定是苏茹刚刚自行挖掘的。一想到这两个洞穴的用处,鬼厉就面无人色,头皮发麻。而田不易的遗体还是安静地躺在原处并没有动弹,但是此刻鬼厉最担忧的苏茹,却是扑在了田不易的胸口处,一动不动。旁边,大黄正是对着苏茹,不停地大声狂吠着。鬼厉心中直沉了下去,看着那不久之前还在眼前的苗条身影,他竟有种不敢面对不敢靠近的胆怯。这个时候,在他的身后,石阶上缓缓出现了面色苍白的陆雪琪,她远远地站在那里,默默凝视着这一切。鬼厉压制住自己狂乱的心跳,轻轻叫了一声:“师娘?”苏茹的身体一动不动,没有任何的回应。鬼厉的脚步缓缓向前迈去,每走一步都显得很是吃力,大黄的吠叫声仍然不绝于耳,终于,他靠近了苏茹的身体,口中低声地道:“师娘......你别吓我......”微显得颤抖的手碰在了苏茹的肩膀,鬼厉咬了咬牙,手上用力,将苏茹的身体翻转过来,片刻之后,一张意外的略带着微笑的脸庞,呈现在他的眼前。苏茹微笑着,嘴角似有一丝欣慰,也许是和丈夫在一起吧。她的身体还是温暖的,她的神情依然恬静而端庄,只是没了生气。大黄的吠声还在狂叫着,但声音已然渐渐沙哑!鬼厉的双腿一软,坐在了地上,瞬间之后,脑海中一片空白。“师娘也去了......”这是他脑海中唯一的呐喊声,在他的心中无止境地回荡着。翌日,青云门所有的其余各脉都接到了大竹峰一脉传来的噩耗,首座田不易与其夫人苏茹,双双离世。田不易夫妇在青云门中地位非同小可,素有人望,这个噩耗转眼间震动了青云门上下,一时飞来大竹峰悼念的同门无数,从龙首峰匆匆赶回的田灵儿在父母灵前哭成了个泪人,而其余各脉长老念及旧日情谊,虽然都是修道有成之人,却也多有落泪的,其中尤以向来与苏茹最要好的小竹峰首座水月大师最为伤心。在这一片肃穆悲切的气氛里,却仍然还有些不太正常的蛛丝马迹,以田不易夫妇的地位人望,其余各脉首座尽皆到场,惟独长门通天峰内,虽然上一辈的长老来了不少,但偏偏一门之主、青云掌教的道玄真人,反不见踪影,这不免显得通天峰有些轻视大竹峰一脉的意思出来。宋大仁等大竹峰弟子诸人都是一身重孝,面有哀容,往来接送同门,无不恭恭敬敬,但看到萧逸才等长门弟子时,却不时是面有怒容,言谈间也冷淡了许多,萧逸才等人心里有愧,也不好说什么,除了苦笑之外,也只得站在一旁闭嘴不言。香火缭绕,哭声不绝,这一片哀切之意,大抵是对故人逝去的伤怀,在原先清秀静谧的大竹峰山头飘散不去。人活一世,却不知死去之后是否当真有灵,若果然如是,则故人在玄冥中看着这一切,不知又会作何感想?不过想必那田不易,是不会做伤心状的罢!一个身影,从青云山方向飘了下来,看着似乎有些茫然,在路口几分疑惑,几分惘然,最后慢慢走了过去,在午间的时候,独自一人进入了河阳城内。大街上人来人往,虽不比往日热闹景象,却看得出这座城池正在缓缓恢复生气,有人在浩劫中故去了,也有人幸存下来,更有新的孩子长大成人,一世一代,轮转不止。鬼厉站在街头,默默望着这街头人潮,陌生的人们从身旁经过,如潮水一波一波永无止歇,他置身于人海,这周围的一切都是和他一摸一样的人们,他们生、老、病、死,在轮回中安静而泰然地活着。可是人为什么要活着呢?鬼厉忽然这么想着。师父和师娘去世了,死在了自己的面前,痛彻心肺之后,他剩下的除了麻木便只有疲倦了。这一生,还剩下什么呢?这一世,他仿佛觉得自己正在走着一条远远比别人长的多的路,而这条路,还看不到尽头。他木然迈步走去,远近身外不停有声音传来,叫卖声,呼喊声,甚至只要他愿意,连隔了一条街远外的妇人教训孩子的声音,也可以听得清清楚楚,只是这一切,他却只觉得离自己竟如此遥远,恍惚中,他只觉自己已不似这人世之人。不知不觉中,他走到了一处,抬眼看去,只见那似曾相识的酒楼牌子,他心底深处,忽然动了一下,情不自禁地走了进去。酒楼里的客人少的可怜,显然这里的生意仍然还未从那一场浩劫之中恢复过来,店小二迎了过来,笑容可掬地问道:“客官,要吃饭还是喝酒啊?”鬼厉沉默了一下,一时却说不出话来,从青云山上下来之后,他整个人浑浑噩噩,似乎对什么都提不起精神,那种感觉,带着几分绝望,就像十年前他亲眼目睹了碧瑶替他挡了那一剑。然而这十年之后,他却似乎少了那一份疯狂,多了的是疲累。“客官,客官?”店小二微微提高的声音叫醒了鬼厉,他木然摇了摇头,走到旁边一个僻静的位置坐了下来。店小二跟了过来,依然是带着笑容,道:“客官,要吃些什么?”“你这里......”他缓缓地说着,忽然从记忆深处某个地方,有个东西闪了一下,“你这里,还有没有‘清蒸寐鱼’?”店小二怔了一下,随即笑了起来,道:“客官,莫非你以前是我们山海苑的常客么,这道清蒸寐鱼乃是我们当初的招牌菜,不过现在是吃不到了。”鬼厉怔了一下,道:“这是为何?”店小二耸了耸肩膀,道:“还不是要怪那些杀千刀的兽妖,当日那些兽妖占据这里时,方圆数百里内都遭了殃,就连城外河里的那些鱼儿,竟也被一卷而空,时至今日,莫说可以做菜的寐鱼,便是鱼苗,也难得见上一尾了。”鬼厉若有所失,面色不知怎么,又黯淡了几分,店小二感叹了半晌,才记起正是,连忙问道:“客官,你不如点些其他的菜罢?”鬼厉怔怔望着别处,随口道:“算了,你看着来几样酒菜吧。”店小二点了点头,转身离去了,只是走到一半,那门口处却又进来了三人,店小二心中吃了一惊,暗想今日生意居然转好了么,连忙迎了上去,不料那三人只在这店里打量了一下,忽然看到鬼厉,其中一人便叫了出来,声音中似还带着几分意外。鬼厉听到异声,且这声音听来有几分熟悉,转头看去,也是一怔,所谓天涯何处不相逢,站在那边的三人正是周一仙、小环还有野狗三人,叫出声来的正是周一仙。第447章无憾(2)青云山,小竹峰。这已是田不易遗体被鬼厉送回大竹峰的第三天了,但苏茹却依然奇怪的阻止着大竹峰门下弟子向同门传报噩耗,这一点非但让宋大仁等人在大悲大痛之余感觉到了莫名其妙,就连鬼厉也有些诧异了。只是,并没有人敢当面向苏茹说起此事了,面对着停灵在守静堂中用仙家宝物护住遗体肉身的丈夫,苏茹一脸的悲伤哀切,已经让众人开不了口。而大竹峰一脉人丁单薄,在青云门中向来也是行事低调,若无要紧之事,也无人会来这僻静的山峰之上,以至于大竹峰在守静堂中公开祭奠了三日,居然青云门中也无人发觉。只是这一日清晨,终于是有了一个外人,悄悄落在了大竹峰上,白衣若雪,飘然出尘,正是陆雪琪。淡淡蓝色霞光闪过,瑞气轻轻萦绕,天琊在她白皙的手间安静的散发着光辉。陆雪琪默然向四周望去,只见这青山绿水,静谧如常,全不似有何异样,只有在前方守静堂外两侧,挂着了两道白色丧幔,才看出了这里的悲伤。她默默向那白色丧幔看了一会,才移开了目光,向守静堂走去,没多久,发觉了动静的宋大仁等人身着丧服,纷纷从守静堂里走了出来,面上带着一丝诧异,同时也有几分尴尬。待看清了来人乃是陆雪琪且只有她孤身一人之后,宋大仁等人明显的松了口气,陆雪琪拱手行礼,淡淡道:“小竹峰门下陆雪琪,见过宋师兄和各位师兄了。”宋大仁及站在他身后的吴大义、何大智等人不敢怠慢,纷纷还礼,随后宋大仁苦笑了一声,道:“陆师妹怎么来了我们这里,这个......唉,让你见笑了。”陆雪琪面上没有丝毫笑容,反有几分肃然哀切之意,沉默了片刻,道:“雪琪此来并无他意,只想祭奠田师叔并拜见苏茹师叔,望诸位师兄通报一声,雪琪感激不尽。”宋大仁等人对望一眼,沉吟了一下,宋大仁道:“陆师妹客气了,说来你也不算是什么外人,呃......”他突然顿了一下,陆雪琪脸上似也莫名其妙红了一下,宋大仁有些尴尬,笑了笑带了过去,道:“是这样的,师娘她眼下并不在此,今日一大早,她便独自一人去了后山竹林,还......”他叹了口气,面上露出悲痛之色,低声道:“师娘她老人家过于哀伤师父过世,此去还将师父遗体带了去,告知我等她将要独自安葬师父。”陆雪琪眉头一皱,心里掠过一丝不安,这情况比她到来之前预想的似乎还要奇怪,不愿惊动旁人倒也罢了,如何能不叫亲生女儿田灵儿知晓,苏茹便欲独自安葬田不易?她心中念头转过,沉吟片刻,终于还是向宋大仁问道:“那,那个人呢?”宋大仁起初一怔,但看了看陆雪琪的脸色,加上身后向来聪明的何大智拉了拉他的袖子,对他使了个眼色,登时也明白了过来,当下迟疑了一下,道:“小师弟他也去了后山了。”陆雪琪微感讶异,抬眼向宋大仁看去,宋大仁苦笑一声,道:“师娘不许我等跟随,只叫了小师弟同去。”陆雪琪默然不语,片刻之后,她向宋大仁等人施了一礼,道:“多谢诸位师兄,既然如此,我也不再耽搁诸位,日后当再来祭奠田师叔。”宋大仁等人回礼,宋大仁犹豫了一下,道:“陆师妹,此间之事颇多曲折,还望你......”不待宋大仁说完,陆雪琪已然道:“我醒得,宋师兄请放心,雪琪绝不对外人吐露只字片语。”宋大仁点了点头,不再说话,陆雪琪也不再多言,转身离去。看着那白色身影离去之后,吴大义走上一步,道:“大师兄,我看她只怕多半要去后山的,这没事么?”旁边的何大智淡淡道:“哪里是多半,这位陆师妹分明是肯定要去后山看看的。她今日来大竹峰,定然是身负了小竹峰水月师叔的吩咐,若不弄清楚师娘的情况,她回去也难以向水月师叔交代的。”宋大仁默然片刻,道:“她去了也好,我总觉得这几日师娘伤心过度,一直担心会不会出什么意外,只是师娘不许我们跟去,我们总也不能违逆她的意思了。虽说老七跟了过去,但我们也晓得若是师娘果然叫老七离开的话,以老七的性子,加上他向来敬重师娘,只怕也是不敢违抗的。有这位小竹峰的陆姑娘过去看看,总没有坏处的。”众人听了,大都点头称是,随即默然无言,宋大仁叹息一声,转身走回了守静堂中去了。大竹峰后山竹林,放眼望去,这里与小竹峰的景色颇有几分相似,眼光所及,都是郁郁葱葱的翠绿竹林,随风舞动,竹涛阵阵。晨光从天落下,在竹林缝隙间投射了点点光痕,落在了地面之上。细细竹叶之上,还凝结着无数晶莹露珠,光滑圆整,如最可宝贵的珍珠。鬼厉置身其间,一时不觉有些惘然,多少年前,他便是在这里开始了他在大竹峰上的人生,不知有多少个晨昏日暮,他挥舞着柴刀,挥洒了汗水,在这僻静的竹林中默默砍伐,那曾经感觉枯燥的岁月,如今想来,却仿佛如梦,只是那份曾经拥有的宁静,却再也找不回来了。竹涛阵阵,山风徐徐,就在耳旁掠过。他在深心中叹息了一声,抛开了这淡淡无谓的感伤,转过头来,看着苏茹。田不易的遗体就躺在不远处的地面之上,旁边依然还有大黄趴在旁边。自从田不易遗体回山之后,似乎这只狗就一直陪伴在田不易身旁,从来不曾离去。在田不易遗体身下,并无丝毫铺垫之物,这似乎对亡者有些不敬,但从鬼厉到宋大仁乃至杜必书等,却无一人敢对苏茹行径,有半分的质疑了。只是纵然不会去怀疑苏茹的悲伤,但她的行为,却仍然是让人十分不解的,鬼厉有心询问,只是此刻苏茹背对着他的身影却像是一面墙,让他不知如何开口。倒是这个时候,苏茹却打破了沉默:“怎么,你有话要对我说么?”鬼厉吃了一惊,随即沉吟了一下,终于还是小心地道:“师娘,我确有几句话,不知当说不当说。”苏茹淡淡道:“你说罢,我也知道,这些话只怕也不只是你一个人想说的。”鬼厉窒了一下,他向来知道自己这位师娘乃是聪慧绝顶的人物,看来丧夫之痛,似乎并未过分影响到她的想法,当下鬼厉轻轻咳嗽了一下,道:“师娘,请恕弟子大胆,弟子明白师娘对师父过世......”话说到这里,他目光不期然向田不易遗容望了一眼,忍不住心中也是一酸,片刻之后才继续道,“只是,弟子恳请师娘无论如何也要节哀才是。此外,虽然师娘哀伤,但师父后事也宜早日操办,何况灵儿师姐在情在理,也当要知会她回来祭奠师父才是。”苏茹没有回头,也没有说话,鬼厉心中忐忑不安,微微垂首,低声道:“师娘,弟子若有所说大胆妄言之处,请您莫要在意。”苏茹摇了摇头,缓缓转过了身子,看着鬼厉,道:“你没说错什么,你说的都对。”鬼厉向苏茹看去,心中却是吃了一惊,苏茹今日打扮的与前几日颇为不同,虽然还是一身丧服,但面上却看的出曾打扮过了,精神了许多,更显出几分美丽之色,令人动心。鬼厉低下了头,一时不知该说什么好,迟疑了半晌,才道:“师娘,弟子还有一事,斗胆请教师娘。”第445章绝望(2)与中土各大门阀暗流涌动不同,千里之外的南疆,在那场兽妖浩劫过后,南疆的各族百姓无言地重建着家园,尽管这里是受害最为惨重的地方,但天下之大,似乎也无人记得此处,反正南疆荒地,本也不入中土富庶之人的眼界。在苗族聚居的七里峒,兽妖带来的伤痕仍是处处可见,不过在一片片的废墟之上,已经有许多崭新的屋子被搭建了起来。在七里峒的后山山腰处,那个神秘的祭坛入口,仍然有不少祭祀出入着,在这个百废待兴的时刻,祖先的佑护对于苗人来说,是格外的重要。苗人们日出而作,日落而息,日子就这般一日一日的过去,眼看着这一日日头西下,夜幕降临,众多的苗人们纷纷回到了自己的家里,放松了疲倦的身子,在用过晚饭之后,在夜空中众多繁星洒下的星光中,渐渐沉眠而去。只是在夜深人静之时,这七里峒中却突然出现了一条白色的身影,在黑暗中如一道淡淡的幽光,在静谧的山谷中几个起伏,已然悄悄接近了后山祭坛的山脚之下。通往山上的入口上,虽然夜深却仍有两个苗人兵卒守护着,只是这夜风习习忽地一阵刮了过来,他们只觉得忽地眼前一道快如闪电般的白光掠过,淡淡幽香似夜晚花儿轻放,竟是不由自主都一阵恍惚起来。片刻之后,他们便恢复了清醒,只是那短短的失神太过短暂,以至于他们二人自己都以为不过是疲累之后偶尔的瞌睡而已,在心中骂了自己几句之后,两位苗人便振作精神,再度小心翼翼地看护着自己族人的圣地。只是在他们的身后,一条如鬼魅般的白色窈窕身影,如从黑暗之中缓缓渗出,在那个祭坛入口的平台上现身出来,一身白衣,娇媚无限,漫天星光似乎都被她所吸引的女子,却不是小白又是何人?她向着周围看了几眼,又向着那黑漆漆的洞穴之中看了看,虽然那里仍然是漆黑一片,但小白的目光缓缓流动,嘴角露出淡淡一丝微笑,随即却似乎有所感触,默默摇了摇头,轻叹了一声。这里的防卫比她料想的还要差的多了,全无当日她与鬼厉来此求见大巫师时候的气象,山下那些粗壮的兵丁且不去说,这处祭坛中本该有许多身负巫术的祭祀,并不会像眼前这般几如毫不设防,看来兽妖一劫对苗族来说,实在是损失惨重。其实又何止是面前的苗族,放眼天下,为了那兽神一人,全不知有多少无辜之人家破人亡、流离失所,这其中是非,也当真是难说的很。小白微微摇头,不再多想,身子掠起,如化身一道白色微光,径直向山洞之中掠去。这洞穴之中大部分倒还和过去一样,路径不曾变化,便是隔上一段距离石壁上便有一个火把,也仍如往日,只是小白感知之下,却发现这远近洞穴之中,人却是极少,便是有那么少数几人,也是呼吸缓慢平稳,想来是睡着了。小白也懒得理会,按照记忆中的道路在洞穴中悄无声息地飞掠着,以她千年道行之深,莫说是这些本领低微的苗族祭祀,便是修行深厚的有道之士,也未必能发觉到她了,不过一会,她便已经来到了那个曾经是大巫师起居的宽敞洞穴之外。到了此处,小白停下了身子,眉头微皱,向洞内看去,虽然隔了老远,但她已然感觉到这里面还有一人,而此人似乎与刚才自己感觉到的其他人并不一样,至少他没有在睡觉。洞穴之中,那堆熊熊燃烧的火焰依旧散发着明亮的光芒,在光亮的阴影处,那座石雕的狗神雕像在光影明灭中若隐若现。小白的目光向那座雕像上的狗头处凝视了片刻,随即收了回来,落在了火堆前面。一个年轻的身影端坐在火堆之前,背对着洞口,小白看不清楚他的容貌,只能大致看出那是个年轻的男子。只见他面对着炽热的火焰,端坐在地上但身体上的动作却一刻都没有停止,不时在身前虚划出一个个神秘诡异的图案,同时低声虔诚地用苗族颂读着什么。小白悄无声息地来到了那个男子的身后,火光渐渐照在了她的身上,并在她身后拉出了长长的影子。她默默侧耳聆听着那个年轻男子低沉的似歌似吟的声音,回荡在这个古老的洞穴中,似乎在诉说着什么?那低沉的回音似乎永无止境,从侧面看去,那年轻的苗族祭祀满面虔诚,多半已经完全溶入了那虚幻的世界。小白脸上渐渐浮现出一丝惘然,然后轻轻叹了口气。这异样的声音立刻惊动了那个年轻的苗族祭祀,他身子一震,便要急转过身子查看究竟,只是他身子还未动弹之刻,那一只秀气白皙的手掌却在他眼前一闪而过,随后落在了他脑门之上,轻轻拍了一下。年轻的苗族祭祀忽地双眼一翻,身子颤抖了几下,片刻之间便失去了意识倾倒在一旁的地上。洞穴之中那神秘的吟唱之声,连同那回音都悄悄平静了下来,小白看着那张年轻的脸庞,忽地微笑了一下,轻声道:“到底有没有狗神,还有那狗神会不会护佑你们族人,我是不知道的,不过有你这么虔诚坚定的人在,想必大巫师也可以放心了吧。”说完,她微微摇了摇头,绕开了年轻祭祀的身子和火堆,从旁边走过,却是径直向着那座狗神雕像走了过去。一直以来,苗人们信奉狗神,认为狗神赐予了他们新生,护佑着一族繁衍下去,是以就算是这洞中的祭祀,也是轻易不敢接近这座神像的。而此刻,小白便站在了这座黑石雕刻而成的狗神神像面前。神像通体用南疆特产的黑石雕刻而成,色泽黑中发亮,隐隐还有银色淡淡的光芒,从身躯之中散发出来。小白对南疆了解颇深,自然知道这并非许多苗人深信的狗神神迹,而不过是黑石之中极罕见的一只异种,其中含着微亮银屑而成此神秘美丽的微光。不过她此行的目的自然并非观赏这座苗族狗神神像,片刻之后,她的注意力便集中到了狗头之上。这座神像不知是多么古老时代传下的,但始做者显然乃是大匠,雕刻之功力纯熟那是不用说的,栩栩如生,更厉害的是这狗头之上纤毫毕现,没有丝毫含糊之处,若非眼前这石材明显,几乎要让人以为是一直微张着嘴巴的黑狗了。而在狗神雕像的头上,最显眼之处,便是一双眼眸,看那材质,似乎也是黑石,但眼眶中所镶嵌的两枚黑石却与周围大不一样,更显纯净深邃,远处火光熊熊,只倒映在了这神像一双眼眸之中,恍惚中竟似有神,也默默凝视着小白一般。小白忽地心头一震,退后了一步,登时周身压力一松,神志立刻清醒过来。她微微皱眉,重新向那神像看了一眼,哼了一声,道:“居然还有这样惑人心志的禁制,”随即她若有所思,沉吟了片刻,却有一丝迷惑,轻轻道:“可是这分明乃是中土的道法,怎的却会出现在此处?”她默然想了片刻,便轻甩了甩了头,抛开了这无聊的念头,此刻对她来到此地的目的来说,这自然并非她所欲探究的。她重新端详这座神像,最后目光还是落在了神像上那栩栩如生的一双眼眸上,她似迟疑了一下,但随即便伸出手去,在那双黑得纯净深邃的眼睛上轻轻一按。第452章悲哀(2)。

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