Chapter 1765: Hearing About the Cult Again
"Impressive armor!" Jian Chen could not help but praise as he stared at the lady's armor. He could tell with a single glance that the armor was a defensive treasure of a very high grade. Even the Overgods who had entered Godking Duanmu's dwelling did not possess something like that.
The lady was skilled in two laws, and her battle prowess was so powerful. She was definitely a prodigy. Coupled with how she was bold enough to hunt down Tong Tian in such a fashion, everything pointed to the fact that she had quite the background.
Jian Chen had learnt long ago that in both the Saints' World and the Immortals' World, a few large sects or clans had some prodigies. Any person who could become a prodigy possessed extraordinary talent. Coupled with the full support of their clan or sect, every single prodigy would basically possess extremely great battle prowess. There would barely be anyone who was their opponent at a similar cultivation level, allowing them to hold the title of being invincible among the same level.
Many prodigies even possessed the power to challenge those stronger than them. Killing regular experts at a higher cultivation level was not impossible for them.
To no surprise, the lady in red was a prodigy. She was clearly only a late God, yet she possessed the battle prowess of an early Overgod to a certain degree. Even though it was just barely, it was still impressive enough.
The lady in red's eyes burned with anger. She became even more furious when she heard Jian Chen praise her armor because this was a naked provocation in her eyes. She felt like he was telling her that she would have become heavily injured if it were not for the armor's protection.
"I'll remember you. Let's just wait and see. Next time, no one will be able to save you," the lady said coldly. She knew that she was not Jian Chen's opponent. She became enveloped in flames and left without even looking back. She gnashed her teeth, "Tong Tian you bastard, do you think you can avoid me just because you're with someone else? Hmph, let alone the Cloud Plane, even if you escape beyond here, I can still find you. I swear, once I catch you, I'll skin you alive…"
Jian Chen watched the lady in red leave. He secretly shook his head. No wonder Tong Tian broke off the marriage on his own accord. The lady in red was an alluring beauty. However, her temper was horrible, yet she just happened to be so powerful. Whoever married her would suffer misfortune.
Afterwards, Jian Chen rose up in the sky and left the place. After a period of flying, he found a city and spent some divine crystals to purchase a map. He found his location and immediately frowned.
He was currently near the boundary of the Divine Kingdom of Nine Stars and Divine Kingdom of Three Cauldrons. The Divine Kingdom of Pingtian was on the other side of the Divine Kingdom of Nine Stars. If he wanted to return, he basically had to cross the entire Divine Kingdom of Nine Stars.
The Divine Kingdom of Nine Stars was extremely vast. Even if he travelled in a straight line, it would be several billion kilometers!
"Looks like just the travel time will be close to a month for me to get back to the Dong'an Province. Tong Tian's uncle Qin is just too terrifying. I was only unconscious for six hours, yet he brought me here from Godking Duanmu's dwelling." Jian Chen smiled bitterly. He felt very helpless. The distance they had travelled in less than four hours would take him close to a month to cover.
A streak of white light suddenly flashed through the skies in the Divine Kingdom of Nine Stars at an altitude of several tens of thousand meters. It was like a bolt of light, moving through the air with unbelievable speed. It crossed an entire region in a single moment, disappearing into the horizon.
The bolt of lightning dimmed after a flash in the distance, revealing a young man in white robes. The surroundings of the young man glimmered with light. He used the speed from the lightning to cover distance quickly.
The young man was Jian Chen who had to travel through the entire Divine Kingdom of Nine Stars.
"It's quite effective to travel using the Linear Lightning Release. I can cover such a great distance in a single moment. If I keep at it, the amount of time I'll need to return to the Divine Kingdom of Pingtian will lessen by quite a lot," Jian Chen murmured as he revealed some exhaustion. He could not keep using the Linear Lightning Release, or he would not be able to endure the exhaustion.
His journey through the Divine Kingdom of Nine Stars was not as smooth as he imagined it would be. Not only did he come across bandits that blocked the way, but he also had to fight powerful birds and beasts. It was very difficult to ensure a safe journey without strength at God.
In particular, some birds and beasts possessed impressive intelligence despite being unable to assume a human form. They moved in groups, where even Gods would flee in terror if they came across them.
Probably only Overgods could cross an entire divine kingdom smoothly.
At this moment, Jian Chen's eyes suddenly narrowed. He gazed at the large group of people that had suddenly appeared in the sky in the distance. They could be as powerful as Gods or as weak as Origin realm cultivators. They were a dense group, enough to blot out the sun. From afar, they seemed like a huge, black cloud moving through the sky, hurrying towards the depths of the Divine Kingdom of Nine Stars.
"That's several tens of million at the very least, or even over a hundred million. Has something happened that has displaced them all? Just how many people are moving?" Jian Chen was curious. He immediately changed his direction and flew over.
"Brother, may I ask what has happened?" Jian Chen stopped a middle-aged male Deity and asked.
The middle-aged man was dejected and in horrible spirits. He raised his head and glanced at Jian Chen before he ignored Jian Chen and directly continued on his way.
Jian Chen was surprised, but he did not mind too much. He glanced past the group and stopped a mid God. He vaguely radiated with the pressure of Sword Spirit and asked the same question.
The early God's face immediately changed when he sensed the shocking pressure from Jian Chen. He replied politely, "Senior, we're all people of the Divine Kingdom of Three Cauldrons. The ninth army of the Empyrean Demon Cult is attacking the divine kingdom right now, and wherever the ninth army moves through, all lives will be lost. The Divine Kingdom of Three Cauldrons can no longer hold their ground and will be destroyed soon. We've all fled to the Divine Kingdom of Nine Stars in hopes of avoiding this crisis."
"It's the Empyrean Demon Cult again," Jian Chen frowned as he felt an ill omen.
The Empyrean Demon Cult had already invaded the Divine Kingdom of Three Cauldrons. They were extremely close to the Divine Kingdom of Pingtian now.
However, Jian Chen became doubtful soon afterwards. The Empyrean Demon Cult was such a powerful organisation, so why would they attack the Divine Kingdom of Three Cauldrons?
He had heard of the Divine Kingdom of Three Cauldrons. It was a divine kingdom on the same level as the Divine Kingdom of Pingtian. Their strongest experts were only Godkings, so logically speaking, an organisation controlled by a Godking should not have caught the Empyrean Demon Cult's attention.