Chapter 700: The Bandit Boss
Jian Chen regarded the four demonic generals as nothing and extended a hand to make a gesture to the group behind him, leading them towards the mountain top with great vigor.
"Hang on!" Suddenly, one of the four demonic generals called out before descending to the ground. Before all the people from the Tianqin clan, he said indifferently, "Everyone, on my Coiled Dragon Mountain, all outsiders must travel up the mountain by foot, so please dismount from your magical beasts."
Hearing that, all the higher-ranking members of the Tianqin clan revealed an extremely ugly expression. If the people of the Tianqin clan really were to dismount and walk to the top of the mountain, it would be a complete embarrassment.
"Four Protectors of Heaven and Earth, your Flood Dragon Bandits really are proud of their reputation and actually want my Tianqin clan to walk to the top of the mountain by foot. Hmph." A great elder said with a deep voice.
"Hmph, that's the only way if you still want to ascend the mountain. If you don't want to, you should just hurry up and leave the mountain. You don't need to participate in the young master's marriage." One of the four demonic generals sneered.
A cold light flashed across Jian Chen's eyes and he let a powerful killing intent flow from his body without any intention of concealing it. He stared at the four demonic generals coldly and sneered, "Originally, I didn't intend on fighting you here, but since you're wholeheartedly looking to die, it's not my problem." As soon as he finished speaking, Jian Chen suddenly extended his hand and clenched it. Suddenly, the space around the four demonic generals froze, causing them to be tightly trapped inside, completely immobilised.
The expressions of the four demonic generals changed greatly. They stared at Jian Chen out of surprise and their faces were full of shock. With their knowledge as Heaven Saint Masters, they naturally knew that the ability Jian Chen had just used was controlling Spatial Force. It was a power that only Saint Rulers possessed. No matter how they observed the simple-looking teenager before them, they did not think that he was actually already a Saint Ruler.
At thiat moment, Jian Chen thrust a finger forwards and four streams of azure and violet Sword Qi shot out like bolts of lightning, directly striking the center of the four demonic general's eyebrows and piercing their head. Although the four people were Heaven Saint Rulers, there had no power to resist in front of Jian Chen, a Saint Ruler. Jian Chen's slight twitch of the finger was enough to kill them off entirely.
A long stream of blood flowed from the foreheads of all four demonic generals and their eyes soon became lifeless. Shortly afterwards, their bodies fell powerlessly from the sky. They lay on the ground, unmoving.
Witnessing what had just happened, it shocked the high-ranking members of the Tianqin clan to the point where they remained speechless for a very long time. Everyone stared blankly at the four dead demonic generals on the ground and Jian Chen. It was completely silent.
The four demonic generals of the Flood Dragon Bandits were powerful Heaven Saint Rulers. Each of them possess extremely great strength and even if they were compared to the entire Tian Yuan Continent, they would be regarded as some of the finest experts. Currently, the four just died in such a simple fashion in front of them. Such a shocking scene flooded everyone with disbelief. They refused to believe this was real.
A while later, a great elder finally returned to his senses. He stared at Jian Chen with a face full of shock and cried out, "Before, that was the power of controlling space! That's an ability only possessed by Saint Rulers who have comprehended the mysteries of the world. Brother Jian Chen, perhaps, perhaps, perhaps you've already…" The great elder could not help but blabber. As for the final words, he did not dare to say it aloud.
To all Heaven Saint Masters, Saint Ruler was a level that seemed to be inaccessible, because the mysteries of the world were just too hard to comprehend. It could not be reached just with talent in cultivation. This was why there were so many Heaven Saint Masters on the Tian Yuan Continent, basically with a few in every small kingdom, while Saint Rulers were extremely rare. It was even very difficult for a Saint Ruler to appear from one hundred Heaven Saint Rulers.
Jian Chen swung his hand and the four corpses blocking the path immediately disappeared into the thicket on the both sides. At the same time, four Space Rings flew into Jian Chen's hand with great speed.
Jian Chen put the things in the Space Rings away without even looking at them. He did not proceed to explain his strength, "The path's already been cleared. Let's continue." As soon as he finished, Jian Chen travelled towards the top of the mountain.
Behind him, the three great elders and a few high-ranking members looked at each other in the eyes. Great waves brewed in the hearts of everyone and none of them were able to calm down even after a long while. They said nothing at all, only following silently behind Jian Chen towards the top of the mountain.
"Who would have thought Jian Chen's already become a Saint Ruler. Xiao'er really is honored to have such a powerful friend. With this, no one can shift his position in the clan." The patriarch of the Tianqin clan thought as he stared at Jian Chen's back.
As for the following journey, all was peaceful. Jian Chen and the people from the Tianqin clan arrived at the peak of Coiled Dragon Mountain smoothly. As there was no commotion with the deaths of the four demonic generals, no one knew that they had died.
Everywhere at the peak of Coiled Dragon Mountain was well-decorated. Not only was the manor essentially covered in red paper cuttings of the word 'happiness' and red cloth, even the trees outside the manor were decorated with red lanterns and long strings of firecrackers.
As soon as Jian Chen's group arrived at the peak, an elderly man who seemed like a housekeeper immediately came over to receive them. He said indifferently, "Guests, the boss has already been waiting for a long time inside. Please come with me."
Jian Chen scanned across the manor clad in cuttings and lanterns, "No need to go in, just hurry up and release the young lady of the Tianqin clan. I can let you all off alive."
The elderly man's expression changed. He swept across all the people and sneered, "Looks like everyone did not come to participate in young master's wedding. This servant will immediately inform the boss about sir's intentions." As soon as he finished speaking, he turned around and left, disappearing very quickly into the manor.
As soon as the housekeeper disappeared, a great group of people arrived from all directions. They surrounded the people of the Tianqin clan and none of them possessed any good intention. As for the middle-aged man who lead them, he was another Heaven Saint Master.
"Everyone, I hope you don't act blindly without any thought. Otherwise, don't blame us for being impolite." The leading middle-aged man said with a forced smile.
Jian Chen shot an indifferent glance at the leading man. He did not pay any more attention to him after that. With Jian Chen's current strength, he was not inclined to fight Heaven Saint Masters, unless they did some things that crossed the line.
The elderly man informed the boss very quickly. Not long after, the boss of the Flood Dragon Bandits walked out of the manor with a great group behind him.
The boss of the Flood Dragon Bandits, renowned for his battle prowess, was a middle-aged man. He seemed to be around forty years of age and was tall and sturdy. He wore a tight-fitting, blue garment and naturally possessed the bearing of a highly-regarded person. On his large, rather tanned face, there was an eye-catching scar, which made him seem even more vicious.
The boss stood at the gate of the manor and stared coldly at all the people from the Tianqin clan. He smiled, "In-law, who would have thought that you'd come from so far away to participate in your young lady and my son's wedding. It's really surprised me. As soon as I heard in-law was coming to my Coiled Dragon Mountain, I immediately sent the four Protectors of Heaven and Earth to receive the guests. If there has been any areas of negligence, I beg for your forgiveness. In-laws, please come in quickly, the wedding is starting very soon."
"Hmph, Li Haolong, you really do like to talk big. My Tianqin clan is no in-law to you bandit." A great elder snorted coldly. Now that they had a Saint Ruler backing them up, they did not fear the Flood Dragon Bandits at all.
The boss of the bandits laughed aloud and did not care too much about what the great elder had said. This was because he had already foreseen such a situation. He immediately swept his gaze across the people, but he could not help but be slightly surprised, "Where're the four Protectors of Heaven and Earth? Why haven't they come up with you?" The four demonic generals were the four Protectors of Heaven and Earth in the Flood Dragon Bandits, while they were referred to as demonic generals by other people. This was due to the fact that not only were they powerful, they slaughtered people as they wished. Their hands were dyed with blood of the countless people who they had killed, which was why they were referred to as the four demonic generals by other people.
"Hmph, Li Haolong, you don't need to look for the four demonic generals. They'll never appear again because the four of them are already dead at the bottom of the mountain." A great elder sneered.
Hearing what was said, the boss was immediately surprised. He shot a swift but forceful glance at the great elder who had spoken and said with a low voice, "What did you say? The four Protectors of Heaven and Earth are already dead at the bottom of the mountain?"
The bandits who surrounded the people of the Tianqin clan were also stupefied by what the great elder had said. They all looked at each other and were unsure with whether it was true or not. This was because in the Flood Dragon Bandits, the four Protectors of Heaven and Earth were very well-known.
"If you don't believe it, you can send people do go down and search. It won't be too hard for them to find their corpses." The great elder stared at the boss and replied with another sneer.
"Impossible. With the strength of your Tianqin clan, you definitely can't kill the four protectors without making a commotion." The boss of the Flood Dragon Bandits did not believe it. Shortly afterwards, he noticed something and suddenly glanced at Jian Chen. His eyes exploded with interest and he stared at Jian Chen very fiercely. He asked with a low voice, "Sir, who are you?"