The man in red was deep in thought. His prideful eyes paid no attention to Yu Xinglong and this made him so angry that he nearly cursed out loud. He shot a fierce glare at the man and his eyes were filled with malice.
Suddenly, a ferocious roar rang out within the snowy forest and sent tremors through the ground. The loud roar caused the white snow covering the forest to fall.
"This roar must be from the Scarlet Electric Beast! Also, there's seems to be more than one of them!"
The man in red pulled Gu Ruoyun behind him as he stared at a thicket close by and ordered darkly, "Get ready!"
"Yes, Grand Lord!"
Instantly, everyone from the Red Lotus Territory drew their weapons and waited in silence as the spiritual beasts charged towards them.
As the spiritual beasts approached, the trees were completely destroyed. Trunks and branches fell to the ground and blocked the road ahead.
"Hehe," Yu Xinglong sneered and his face was filled with a mocking smile, "Grand Lord Hong Lian, these spiritual beasts are all at the rank of a high-level Martial Honor. Are you certain that you can protect the little girl? You'll have to stand next to her and not move. Even so, I'm afraid that the members of the Red Lotus Territory won't be spared, don't expect anyone to help you."
What he means was that if the man in red wishes to protect Gu Ruoyun, there was only one way — he would have to stand next to her and not move. However, if this was the case, he could only let the remaining members of the Red Lotus Territory fight for him.
One should know that these spiritual beasts were all high-level Martial Honors, how could the members of the Red Lotus Territory even stand a chance?
Still, there was one crucial point which Yu Xinglong had overlooked!
That was Gu Ruoyun herself!
"Godfather, there's no need for you to protect me." Gu Ruoyun shook her head as she stated calmly, "You'd better go on and help the other members of the Red Lotus Territory. Leaving me along would not be much of a hindrance."
The man in red frowned and asked, "Will you be alright?"
Even thought Gu Ruoyun had once taken care of a sneak attack from a Snow Spirit Wolf, the Scarlet Electric Beast was a high-level Martial Honor and there was more than one of them! Regardless of how powerful Gu Ruoyun might be, she was only a mid-level Martial Honor.
The man in red raised his hand and pulled Gu Ruoyun into his arms as he said, "Little girl, come fight with me. I won't feel safe leaving you here, it's safer if you stick with me."
Gu Ruoyun's heart softened as she felt the man's care and concern for her. She smiled, "Godfather, trust me. I'll be fine."
After she spoke, she paused and a glint flashed in her eyes.
"Lingxiao, Yan, come out and fight!"
Once she had spoken, two rays of light instantly shot out from Gu Ruoyun's chest and landed on the ground. The two rays of light then disappeared, revealing two men who stepped into view.
One of them was dressed in white robes. His hair was long and his beard was white. From afar, he clearly looked like an elderly man. However, upon closer look, one could see that the beard actually conceals an extremely handsome face. He gently raised his snow-white brows before turning towards the charging spiritual beasts.
The other man was a distinctively splendid sight to behold. He was undoubtedly a beauty who could cause the downfall of a nation. Especially since none of them had ever seen someone with one red and one emerald eye. It was strange yet altogether alluring.
The man in red was shocked at the sight of those two men. He looked at Gu Ruoyun in confusion as he asked, "Little girl, these two are..."