Chapter 1032: Ancient Phoenix Essence Blood
The gazes of the entire stadium solidified on the large hand placed on Feng Qing Er's neck. Even the killing intent that had vaguely surfaced on Xiao Yan's face was caught by the eyes of quite a number of people.
The entire Lightning Mountain became silent at this moment. Had the result of this much-anticipated top level fight between the younger generation finally been determined?
This final result had exceeded the expectations of most people. Feng Qing Er's reputation and strength was something that everyone was aware of, yet this talented lady of the Wind Lightning Pavilion, who only appeared once every century, was defeated in the hands of this young man called Xiao Yan.
Quite a number of people also revealed somewhat gloomy faces within this quiet stadium. Lei zun-zhe's face was as deep as water. He had similarly not expected Feng Qing Er to be defeated by Xiao Yan's hands. Not only was he unable to make things difficult for Xiao Yan toda, but he had also allowed Xiao Yan to borrow Feng Qing Er's reputation to immediately become famous. He really felt like he had suffered double the loss despite intending to take advantage of Xiao Yan.
The location where the Wind Lightning Pavilion was located was completely silent. Fei Tian and the others looked at each other. Although their faces were ugly, they did not open their mouths to say anything. The strength that Xiao Yan had displayed had caused even them to withdraw the estimations they had made at him in the past.
Compared to the gloomy faced Lei zun-zhe, Feng zun-zhe's face was full of smiles. Xiao Yan's performance today had truly subdued his high expectations.
"That stubborn old fellow's eyes are still as sharp as ever. I wonder just where he obtained such an outstanding disciple." Feng zun-zhe smiled and softly sighed in his heart.
In the arena, where everyone's eyes were focused, Feng Qing Er lovely body had become much stiffer because of the cold hand around her neck. The little bit of genuine killing intent contained in Xiao Yan's voice caused her to not doubt that the person in front of her would viciously destroy a flower if it really came to that point.
However, the faint fear had just risen within her heart when it was replaced by fury and humiliation. With her status and strength, when had she been treated in such a manner?
Feng Qing Er clenched her teeth tightly as her pretty eyes stared at Xiao Yan angrily, appearing just like a haughty phoenix. A strange, black flame slowly seeped out of her body.
A chill flashed across Xiao Yan's eyes when he saw Feng Qing Er was still being stubborn. The Glazed Lotus Heart Flame suddenly surged out from his hand as he cried out in a low voice, "Get lost!"
The jade-green flame swiftly rushed out and collided with the strange black flame on Feng Qing Er's body. Both parties engaged in an intense exchange, but the black flame hurriedly shrank back into her body while looking as though it had met with a great enemy in front of Feng Qing Er's shocked eyes.
The Heavenly Flames reigned supreme among the tens of thousands of flames in the world. Moreover, Xiao Yan's Glazed Lotus Heart Flame was formed from the merger of two types of Heavenly Flames. If one were to rank it, it was likely not difficult for it to enter the top ten. Although Feng Qing Er's black flame was a little unique, it was still unable to gain any advantage in front of Xiao Yan's Glazed Lotus Heart Flame.
"Do you really think that I don't dare to kill you…"
Xiao Yan's face turned cold and indifferent after having suppressed the black flame on Feng Qing Er's body. However, his expression changed abruptly before his words sounded. He saw the Storage Ring on his hand trembling suddenly as a jade bottle appeared without any forewarning. The green-red blood within the jade bottle emitted a majestic energy fluctuation.
The sudden unexpected change caused many people to be stunned. Xiao Yan was the first to recover. With a wave of his hand, his jade-green flame wrapped around the jade bottle. After which, he stored it in his Storage Ring in a lightning-like manner.
Xiao Yan's reaction was extremely quick. Many people did not even clearly see just what had happened. Even Lei zun-zhe and the others in the VIP seats only sensed a powerful energy ripple appearing before it swiftly vanished.
Xiao Yan's expression became exceptionally dark and solemn after having returned the jade bottle into his Storage Ring. He swiftly took two steps back after discovering that the green-red blood felt an uncontrollable impulse as long as it was beside this woman. It was likely due to them both being Heaven Demon Phoenixes…
"Looks like I will need to find a time to settle this blood…"
This thought flashed through Xiao Yan's heart as he raised his eyes. However, he saw that Feng Qing Er's eyes were emitting an unusual heated glow at this moment.
Xiao Yan's heart sank further when he saw this scene. He vaguely sensed that something was wrong…
Feng Qing Er's pretty eyes stared at Xiao Yan's Storage Ring. Xiao Yan's reaction earlier was too quick. Hence, even she did not see just what that thing was. Although she did not clearly see it, she was able to clearly sense that the blood within her body had started boiling when that thing appeared. An extremely intense suction force surged within her heart.
"This kind of feeling…" Feng Qing Er descended deep into thought. Her tongue gently licked her red lips. This scene was indeed filled with an endless amount of doubt. This deep thought continued for a moment before her lovely body abruptly trembled. Both of her eyes gradually revealed shock.
"Ancient Phoenix Essence Blood?"
Feng Qing Er slowly raised her eyes and stared at Xiao Yan without blinking. There was some shock in her tone as she articulated each word with a pause between them.
"Ancient Phoenix Essence Blood?"
Xiao Yan's heart jumped when he heard this. However, his face did not reveal any changes. His tone was calm when he asked, "What do you mean?"
"Hand over that thing from earlier!" Feng Qing Er's pretty eyes were searing hot as they stared at Xiao Yan. Her cold laugh was not hidden. Instead, it spread over the entire stadium, "You are really very bold. You dare to lay your hands on something that belongs to my Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe?"
The sudden change in the arena also caused quite a number of people, who were unaware of the situation, to become a little stunned. Numerous gazes swept around the stadium.
Lei zun-zhe and the rest in the VIP seats had also become stunned because of this. They stood up from their chairs, strode forward, and appeared in the arena. After glancing at the two of them, Lei zun-zhe asked in a deep voice, "Qing Er, what's the matter?"
Feng zun-zhe had also appeared beside Xiao Yan when Lei zun-zhe had appeared. He took a step forward and coincidentally blocked Xiao Yan behind him. His eyebrows knit slightly as looked at Feng Qing Er and said in a faint voice, "Winning and losing is commonplace in a competition. Although you are a member of the Heaven Demon Phoenix, do not think that the Heaven Demon Phoenixes can roam this Central Plains without fear."
Feng Qing Er's teeth bit her lower red lip. Her eyes still remained locked on Xiao Yan. A moment later, she coldly laughed, "Feng zun-zhe, this is not something that Qing Er has randomly made up. The item that I sensed earlier is clearly my tribe's Ancient Phoenix Essence Blood. With your status, you should be aware of the rules of my Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe. Any tribe member's corpse must not land in the hands of an outsider. This Ancient Phoenix Essence Blood must be refined from my tribe's Demon Phoenix bloodline.This act has broken a great taboo of my tribe. If this matter is spread to my tribe, the enforcement troop of my tribe will take action…"
Everyone was stunned when they heard this. All of their faces underwent their own changes.
The smile on Feng zun-zhe's face diminished a little. The Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe was not the Wind Lightning Pavilion. The overbearing manner of those fellows was something that he had personally experienced back then.
Lei zun-zhe and the rest did not speak at this moment. This matter implicated the Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe. Hence, it was best to let Feng zun-zhe get a headache over it. Moreover, they were happy to see anything that could reduce the strength of the Falling Star Pavilion.
"I am unaware of what you are talking about. It is merely a match. Winning and losing is a small matter. Miss Feng Qing Er need not accuse me of such a serious offense." Xiao Yan frowned while speaking with a somewhat cold voice.
"Are you saying that I have wronged you?" Feng Qing Er's pretty face became slightly cold while she spoke.
"If you wish to condemn someone, you can always find the charges." Xiao Yan faintly replied.
"Do you dare allow me to search your Storage Ring?" Feng Qing Er furiously laughed. She was definitely not mistaken about the feeling of her blood boiling earlier.
Quite a number of people frowned in the face of Feng Qing Er's words. Searching someone else's storage ring was not much different than searching someone's body. This request was a little overboard.
"Although the Falling Star Pavilion cannot compare with the Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe, it is not something that can be bullied by others as they wish. This venerable self (Dou Zun) has also met with some of the old fellows in the Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe. You wish to search someone else's Storage Ring with just your words alone? It is likely that no one will be able to simply endure this." Feng zun-zhe's expression sank as he spoke.
Feng Qing Er did not dare to say anything to contradict Feng zun-zhe once he spoke. A Dou Zun was considered a peak expert even within their Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe. Moreover, there was the Falling Star Pavilion behind him. However, if she was unwilling to just simply step back. The Ancient Phoenix Essence Blood was of great use to the Demon Phoenix tribe. If she could obtain it, her bloodline strength would definitely become much stronger. Hence, Feng Qing Er clenched her teeth and said in a deep voice, "It is fine if you do not allow Qing Er to search his Storage Ring. However, I must use a kind of searching skill according to the rules of my clan. If it still yields no results, I can apologize for my actions."
Feng zun-zhe appeared startled when he heard this. He hesitated a little in his heart as he turned his head to Xiao Yan. He was also aware of some of the rules of the Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe. Feng Qing Er's request was reasonable. However, he was a little worried that Xiao Yan possessed whatever Ancient Phoenix Essence Blood with him as Feng Qing Er had claimed. At that time, it would likely alarm the Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe if it was really found. Things would become a little troublesome then…
Xiao Yan also sensed Feng zun-zhe's eyes. His eyes flickered when he did so.
"This searching skill will only react to the Ancient Phoenix Essence Blood. What is there to be worried about if I have wronged you?" Feng Qing Er coldly laughed when she saw that Xiao Yan had remained quiet.
Xiao Yan glanced at her faintly. The glint in his eyes gradually disappeared. The corner of his mouth was lifted into a cold smile. He nodded unexpectedly and said, "Alright, I shall allow you to use your searching skill!"
Chapter 1033: End of the Grand Meeting
Xiao Yan nodded his head and agreed. This caused everyone, including Feng Qing Er, to be stunned for a moment. This matter was not child's play. If that thing was really found, it was likely that Xiao Yan would appear on the blacklist of the Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe…
A worried expression appeared in Feng zun-zhe's eyes. He looked at Xiao Yan as he asked in a deep voice, "Is it alright?"
"Haha, old Feng, please relax. One need not be afraid of one's shadow being crooked if one stands straight. I have seen many little tricks of falsely accusing someone after they have lost. This is nothing surprising." Xiao Yan smiled, nodded, and reassured him.
Feng zun-zhe felt a lot more reassured after hearing Xiao Yan's words. Since he dared to speak in this manner, it was likely that he had some confidence.
Feng Qing Er by the side was extremely infuriated by Xiao Yan's words. Her pretty face wore a cold smile as she said, "You can just act tough. If I end up finding it later, I will definitely let you suffer the consequences."
The corner of Xiao Yan's mouth was lifted into an unusual smile. He softly said, "If you fail to find anything, Miss Feng might have to apologize to me in public."
Feng Qing Er's eyes were ice-cold. She let out a cold snort as she bit her finger. A droplet of bright-red blood fell from it and was immediately suspended in front of her. It vaguely emitted a strange glow in the process.
Xiao Yan glanced at this droplet of blood. The blood was crimson in color, but if one were to carefully observe it, one would be able to see an extremely faint-green color in it. Xiao Yan thought deeply when he saw this scene. The blood of the mysterious dried corpse was clearly a lot denser than Feng Qing Er's blood. From the looks of it, the blood of that mysterious dried corpse was definitely purer than Feng Qing Er's blood.
Feng Qing Er's face was frosty. Her finger led the droplet of blood to form a mysterious seal. With a toss of her hand, the seal paused above Xiao Yan's head. A circular red-colored luster was emitted from it as it slowly wrapped around Xiao Yan's body.
Xiao Yan clearly sensed an unusual energy when his body was covered by the red-colored light barrier. It was slowly scanning his body, and he vaguely felt as though someone was snooping around.
Xiao Yan's face was completely impassive through this. However, he was laughing coldly in his heart. For him to be bold enough to allow Feng Qing Er to search him in public, it was only natural that he was confident that he could hide the Ancient Phoenix Essence Blood…
The red-colored glow slowly spread through Xiao Yan's body. It specifically scanned the ring on his hand multiple times, but not even the hint of an unusual phenomenon appeared. This caused Feng Qing Er's face to appear uglier.
Feng zun-zhe by the side sighed in relief within his heart when he saw Feng Qing Er's expression.
The search continued for some time before the red glow finally began to disappear. The seal had also transformed into a red ray of light that was absorbed into the green-faced Feng Qing Er's body.
"Miss Feng, has there been any results?" Xiao Yan glanced at Feng Qing Er as he inquired.
"Where have you hidden the Ancient Phoenix Essence Blood?" Feng Qing Er clenched her silver teeth. Her appearance was as though she desperately wanted to pounce over and strip Xiao Yan, conducting a complete search over him. She had clearly sensed the existence of the Ancient Phoenix Essence Blood earlier. However, the result of her search had caused her to suffer a great blow. Her searching skill was extremely sensitive to the Ancient Phoenix Essence Blood. Seldom was there any situation where it would be wrong…
The expression of Feng zun-zhe by the side sank. He cried out in a cold voice, "Feng Qing Er, don't think that this venerable self (Dou Zun) cannot do anything to you just because you are a member of the Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe. If you continue to stir trouble, do not blame this venerable self (Dou Zun) for not giving the Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe any face!"
Feng Qing Er's pretty face changed a little when she heard Feng zun-zhe cold cry. Lei zun-zhe by the side could only step forward when he saw this. "Qing Er, the matter today might be just a misunderstanding…"
Feng Qing Er became anxious. She was about to retort when she saw Lei zun-zhe knit his eyebrows. All she could do was swallow her words. Ultimately, she was Lei zun-zhe's disciple. She had no choice but to obey his words. Moreover, she knew that with Feng zun-zhe protecting Xiao Yan, the matter today was likely hopeless. If she were able to find the Ancient Phoenix Blood on Xiao Yan's body, she would be able to say something. With the reputation of the Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe, it was likely that even Feng zun-zhe would have to weigh his options a little. Unfortunately…
Feng Qing Er was furious in her heart. In the end, all she could do was viciously stare at Xiao Yan as she coldly said, "I will not simply just drop this matter."
Xiao Yan smiled. He replied in a light voice, "Miss Feng seems to have forgotten something? As chief disciple of the Wind Lightning Pavilion, I think that you despise people who go back on their word, no?"
Feng Qing Er's face immediately turned green when she heard this. Her hand was clenched, emitting a cracking sound as it did so. Only a long while later did she forcefully say a couple of words from her mouth, "I'm sorry."
Xiao Yan grinned. He was too lazy to continue getting entangled with this woman. He took a step back and withdrew behind Feng zun-zhe.
Feng zun-zhe sighed in relief after seeing this matter come to an end. He smiled to Lei zun-zhe and said, "Ke ke, the result of the match is already known. According to our prior agreement, the grudge between Xiao Yan and the Wind Lightning Pavilion will be written off, right?"
The corner of Lei zun-zhe's mouth twitched a little. Although his heart was filled with fury, he would naturally not swallow his own words in public given his status. All he could do was stiffly nod his head. A lightning glow flickered through his eyes as he stared at Xiao Yan intently. He said, "On account of Feng zun-zhe, I shall not take you to task for the matter between you and the Wind Lightning Pavilion. However, I hope that you know what is good for yourself in the future. If the Three Thousand Lightning Movement is leaked by you, this venerable self (Dou Zun) will personally kill you!"
Xiao Yan merely smiled in the face of Lei zun-zhe's words that contained a hidden threat. He cupped his hands together and said, "Lei zun-zhe, please rest assured."
Feng zun-zhe by the side glanced at the ugly face of Lei zun-zhe. He grinned as his eyes looked all around him and laughed, "Lei zun-zhe is really magnanimous. However, it is likely that the Four Pavilion Grand Meeting will have difficulty continuing today. In terms of strength, the Wind Lightning Pavilion is indeed much stronger. In that case, it seems that this season's leader spot is still retained in the hands of the Wind Lightning Pavilion."
Xiao Yan's matter was only resolved because of the presence of Feng zun-zhe. Regardless of how unwilling they were in their hearts, they, at the very least, needed to give Feng zun-zhe face on the surface. In that case, Feng zun-zhe would naturally return them a little of the favor. Moreover, the empty name of being the so-called leader of the four pavilions was the best choice. In any case, this position did not possess any actual authority. It only sounded nice. Additionally, if one wished to compare strengths, none of the other three pavilion's younger generation was a match for Feng Qing Er. Of course, this was naturally only after Xiao Yan had been excluded. From the fight earlier, the stronger of the two had already become known to a countless number of people.
Lei zun-zhe's expression became slightly warmer when he heard Feng zun-zhe's words. Jian zun-zhe and Huang Quan zun-zhe could only nod their heads after a brief moment of hesitation. Tang Ying was definitely no match for Feng Qing Er. Wang Chen, on the other hand, had already been crippled by Xiao Yan from the start. How could he fight with others….
"Ke ke, since the Grand Meeting is over, the old me shall not stay any longer. I will come and visit if I have time in the future…" Feng zun-zhe laughed. He cupped his hands to Lei zun-zhe. After which, he waved his hand and a wild wind rose around him. Immediately, the wind affinity energy around them began to automatically gather. Finally, it formed an enormous wind eagle in front of an innumerable number of eyes.
Feng zun-zhe beckoned with his hand. His body moved and he leaped onto the enormous eagle. Mu Qing Luan followed closely behind. After beckoning Lin Yan, who was a short distance away, to follow, he leaped onto the large eagle.
Feng zun-zhe placed both of his hands behind him after seeing that the few of them had leaped onto the large eagle. He stood on the head of the eagle while it flapped its wings. After which, it brought about a strong wind as it cut through the air with a 'swoosh' sound, flying away from the Wind Lightning Mountain Range. Within a couple of flashes, it completely disappeared from the focus of a countless number of gazes.
Jian zun-zhe and Huang Quan zun-zhe bid Lei zun-zhe goodbye after watching the enormous eagle disappear. Finally, they grabbed their disciples and swiftly left the Lightning Mountain.
After Jian zun-zhe left, only the people from the Wind Lightning Pavilion were left behind. Only at this moment, did Lei zun-zhe expression completely become gloomy. His eyes turned to Feng Qing Er as he asked, "Did you really sense the Ancient Phoenix Essence Blood earlier?"
"I'm definitely right! However, I am also unaware of why I am unable to find it." Feng Qing Er nodded and spoke with absolute certainty.
Lei zun-zhe slightly nodded. He immediately spoke in a sinister manner, "You should return and report this matter to the Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe. At that time, the experts in your clan will definitely intervene and capture Xiao Yan. If the people from the Falling Star Pavilion stop them, it should not be difficult for the Heaven Demon Phoenix tribe to finish them off given its strength…"
Feng Qing Er hesitated for a moment when she heard this. Finally, she clenched her silver teeth and nodded.
"Since you refuse to cripple your Three Thousand Lightning Movement yourself, I shall cause you to be unable to use any other Dou Skills in the future…"
A cold expression surfaced on Lei zun-zhe's face. His soft mumbling was filled with a killing intent that caused those few people around to tremble.
Fierce wind suddenly rose in the serene-blue sky. An enormous eagle carried a lightning storm as it flew. On the back of the eagle sat a couple of figures. Xiao Yan was among them..
At this moment, Xiao Yan was seated cross-legged on the back of the eagle. His gaze looked in the direction of the Lightning Mountain and found that it had disappeared. His tensed heart finally relaxed. Immediately, he clenched his teeth and a jade-green flame was fiercely burning on his hand!
"What is it?"
Feng zun-zhe's figure instantly appeared beside Xiao Yan as he asked in surprise.
Xiao Yan did not reply. His eyes were staring intently at the burning flame in his hand. Droplets of green-red blood were mixed in the rising flame. This blood, that contained a shocking energy ripple, was slowly being forced out!
Feng zun-zhe, Mu Qing Luan, and Lin Yan revealed a shocked expression when they saw this. Xiao Yan had hidden this thing in the Heavenly Flame earlier. No wonder it was not detected…