Tired from finishing the laboratory report, I flipped open the novel to where I left off previously.

The soldiers kicked Granddad to the ground again and pelted him again with the shoe

soles. By now his buttocks were numb.. He looked up and screamed, "Nine Dreams

Cao, everybody calls you Cao the Upright Magistrate, but you're nothing but a muddled 

dogshit official! Spotted Neck has a big spot on his neck. Look at my neck; do you see 

anything there?"


The startled Nine Dreams Cao waved his hand, and the soldiers backed off. Two others

lifted Granddad up so Magistrate Cao could examine his neck.