Chapter 1058: Xiao Bao
“Oh, master, this child is so pitiful. He’s lost his parents soon after being born. That’s just too pitiful.” The kind Xiao Qian and Xiao Yue immediately became deeply sympathetic when they learned about the miserable life of the infant. Their gazes toward the child also underwent changes, becoming filled with love.
“Master, let’s let this pitiful child live on Three Saint Island in the future,” Xiao Qian touched the child’s cheek with a jade-like finger as she pleaded.
“Yeah, master, let’s just let the child stay with us on Three Saint Mountain. The mountain’s this big and there’s only the four of us. An additional person would bring an additional portion of liveliness,” Xiao Yue also insisted. She liked the chubby, white infant in the Heavenly Enchantress’ arms very much and felt even more sympathetic.
The Heavenly Enchantress had already removed her veil, revealing her supreme beauty. She looked at the infant with mixed emotions and gently sighed, “Alright then. Since you all like this child so much, let’s let him live on Three Saint Island.”
“Yes, fantastic. There’ll be one extra person on Three Saint Mountain in the future.” Xiao Qian and Xiao Yue immediately cried out. They were like little girls as they behaved in such a lively manner.
“Master, the child still doesn’t have a name. Why not give him a name?” Xiao Yue suggested.
“Oh my, let me do that then. I’m best at giving names to children.” Xiao Qian excitedly took up the right to name the child. After some thought, she said, “Master, looking at how cute the child is, why not call him Xiao Bao?”
“Xiao Bao, that name sounds pretty good. It sounds quite cute,” Xiao Yue said after some thought as well.
The Heavenly Enchantress hesitated slightly before faintly nodding in the end, “Alright then. This child will be called Xiao Bao in the future.”
“Master, leave Xiao Bao to the two of us. We will be responsible for looking after him in the future,” Xiao Yue giggled, before extending her hands to carry Xiao Bao.
“No need,” the Heavenly Enchantress appeared silently ten meters away, gradually moving further away with Xiao Bao. She said, “I’ll look after Xiao Bao. Xiao Qian, Xiao Yue, immediately go down the mountain to find some high quality milk. You two will be responsible for Xiao Bao’s food in the future.”
“Yes, master!” Xiao Qian and Xiao Yue replied in unison, though they seemed to be dejected.
“Qin Qin, you should rest for a few days. I will play the zither for you in three days so that you can comprehend the Heavenly Melody,” the Heavenly Enchantress softly said, before completely disappearing.
The Heavenly Enchantress sat dazed on a big rock within a secret room with Xiao Bao in her arms. Her expression was extremely complicated with some distress mixed in.
Xiao Bao seemed to sense the Heavenly Enchantress’ distress and began to make sounds. He stared at the Heavenly Enchantress with his large, pure eyes out of curiosity as he unconsciously moved his arm.
The Heavenly Enchantress looked at Xiao Bao and secretly sighed inside. She said, “I was pregnant for ten whole years to give birth to Xiao Bao. Meanwhile, my strength has skyrocketed at an unbelievable rate during my pregnancy, reaching the current level with the addition of the Dragon’s Saliva. Xiao Bao, are you my blessing or curse…”
From then on, one more person joined Three Saint Island. That person was a male infant, Xiao Bao.
The Changyang clan in Lore City was currently in joy. Jian Chen’s return immediately caused it to become bustling. In the present day, Jian Chen’s status in the clan was unrivaled. He was the glory of the clan, the pride of the clan. He earned the respect of everyone. All of the elderly members of the clan immediately went up to personally receive him when he returned. Their gazes toward him were filled with deep pride and admiration.
These older members were all part of the upper echelon. Although they were not powerful, mostly Earth Saint Masters, they were Jian Chen’s great-grandfathers if seniority was considered.
In a corner of the clan, Jian Chen’s second brother, Changyang Ke, watched on with mixed emotions as everyone seemed to parade into the conference hall with Jian Chen. He was strewn between emotions and could not help but think back to every single moment he had been in contact with Jian Chen when he was young.
He could still clearly remember that his youngest brother’s status was nowhere near his when he was labeled as a cripple who could not use Saint Force, yet now, the cripple had become a powerful figure that could shake up the continent with a twitch of his feet. On the other hand, even after expending a large quantity of the clan’s monster cores, Changyang Ke was still stuck at Great Saint Master. He had not even reached Earth Saint Master.
“Big brother’s become a disciple of the Pure Heart Pavilion of the ten protector clans, while sister’s become the saintess of some unknown Ice God Hall. Youngest brothers has become a shocking expert of the continent. He’s now a Saint King. Now there’s only me, Changyang Ke, without any proud achievements. I haven’t even reached Earth Saint Master. Am I useless…” Changyang Ke laughed at himself and became rather dejected.
Of the four sons and daughters of the current patriarch, Changyang Ba, three of them had already become famed figures. There was only him who remained relatively unknown even today, which greatly affected him.
Jian Chen casually conversed with the seniors of his clan, before returning to his own room. Due to Jian Chen’s unique status, he also received special treatment from the clan. His luxurious, palace-like residence from before had been rebuilt once more. Not only was it larger, it was even more grand and majestic. It could rival the royal palaces of kings.
Jian Chen’s palace-like residence had already become the symbol of the Changyang clan. It took up an entire third of the estate. The great tower created by Changyang Zu Yunxiao and Changyang Zu Yeyun had been demolished long ago.
Jian Chen felt rather helpless knowing the clan rebuilt his residence. He really did not have any demand for the reconstruction of his residence. He had even learned from his mother that the reconstruction was actually suggested by the ancestor of the clan, Changyang Zu Yunkong. He had even obtained the agreement of everyone, including Changyang Zu Yunxiao and Changyang Zu Yeyun.
On that night, Jian Chen gathered in the residence with Little Fatty, Wang Yifeng, Senior An, Yun Zheng, Yang Ling, and the others. They drank together and talked about everything, laughter echoed out constantly.
“Jian Chen, I’ve already made up my mind. Once you leave the Changyang clan, Wang Yifeng, Senior An, Yun Zheng, and I will go out to train. We’ll roam the Tian Yuan Continent properly. Locking ourselves up and cultivating everyday is like shutting ourselves from the world. It’s not very helpful at all,” Little Fatty drunkenly said. His resolute face had already become bright red from drinking.
Jian Chen secretly nodded to that. Although Little Fatty’s talent was impressive, his age was still a thing after all. He lacked legitimate experience, so roaming the Tian Yuan Continent would indeed be extremely beneficial to him.
“Dugu Feng’s currently at Mercenary City, taking up the position as disciplinary elder. He’s responsible for punishing the mercenaries that have done wrong…”
“Ever since sister-in-law You Yue’s left with you, the management of Flame City has all fallen to Bi Lian. She’s been managing the city in an orderly manner and has also raised many members of the upper echelon for management as well. Currently, the city is growing with each coming day. Together with your name, Jian Chen, many Saint Rulers have already been drawn over. Your great grandfather Bi Hai’s also gone with your sister Bi Lian to the city, protecting her as he watches over her cultivation…”
At the table, Jian Chen gained some understanding of Flame City’s situation from his dear friends. He both loved and felt pity for his sister Bi Lian. He knew it had been difficult for her over the years. She must have spent quite the effort for Flame City.