Chapter 720 - Condition
I'll still have a second chance as long as I'm alive.
Who cares about taking over the Three Realms or your king returning!
All of Black Dragon's ambitions seemed to turn into smoke as he understood the new situation.
The fact that the Master of the Laws knew Ye Zichen meant that whatever trump card Black Dragon had with him was now useless.
The primordial dragon was a clear example of that. Although the dragon was someone who could even match a Ruler, his strength was forcefully limited to the Immortal King level.
He had no idea whether she had other moves she might be able to use against him. If he was to continue staying around…
His mind told him that it was a terrible idea.
Black Dragon thought no longer. He turned and sprinted towards the outside of the valley.
Lorie immediately chased after Black Dragon with a giggle.
Ye Zichen, who was chatting with Lin Ru, also indicated towards the direction Black Dragon fled in. "That guy is a demon. You should know them, right? They're bad guys!"
"Yeah," Lin Ru nodded expressionlessly without doing anything else.
Ye Zichen, who had hoped to ask Lin Ru to capture Black Dragon so he could slack off a bit, couldn't help but raise his eyebrows when he saw Lin Ru not make a move, "What are you just standing around for? Capture him!"
"And why should I join in the argument?" Lin Ru tilted her head.
"Hey, don't be so terrible. Weren't we friends back then? C'mon, hurry up and don't throw a tantrum. Just catch him," replied Ye Zichen.
"Whatever," Lin Ru rolled her eyes, then rose into the air on a patch of clouds. "I am the Master of the Laws here, I will only do things that fulfill the responsibilities of my job. Forgive me for being unable to join in your bickering."
"Seriously, you…" Ye Zichen couldn't help but retort. "Can you really not help us out?"
"I can't!" Lin Ru refused resolutely.
"Why didn't you say so earlier? He ran really far now. Move aside and don't get in my way," Ye Zichen's expression turned for the worse when he realized that Lin Ru wasn't going to help. However, he could do nothing except run in the direction Black Dragon fled in.
Lin Ru was momentarily shocked by the sudden change in Ye Zichen's tone, but she couldn't help but smile, "He really is still the same."
"Run? Where are you going to run now?" Ye Zichen slowly descended from the sky as he looked down at Black Dragon, who was trapped by Fatty Yin and Lorie; as well as the demon sovereigns and treacherous immortals squatting by the wall of the valley.
"Good job," that was clearly directed at Fatty Yin.
Fatty Yin smiled proudly, then glared at the demon sovereigns cowering by the valley wall.
All the demon sovereigns lowered their heads subconsciously, clearly indicating the kind of horrors they were forced through.
Black Dragon was also very shocked by the turn of events.
He knew that he wouldn't be able to escape by himself, so he had to rendezvous with his subordinates, only to discover his subordinates in this state.
I had absolute advantage in terms of numbers, why were they unable to do anything to the fatty who had no spiritual energy left before?
But… That's not something for me to consider now. It's time for negotiations to begin!
Black Dragon took a deep breath, then glanced towards Ye Zichen with an indifferent frown, "Ye Zichen, I have lost this time. Tell me your conditions."
"Not going to try and resist?" Ye Zichen raised his eyebrows.
"There's no need for that," said Black Dragon. "I underestimated you. I didn't expect you to grow so quickly. I could mess with you like I could a mere insect back then, but you have actually reached such heights now. I do not have complete confidence when facing you. What's more, since you have the little girl and the formation master aiding you, I have no reason to even try and resist."
The straightforward answer did catch Ye Zichen slightly off guard, but it was understandable.
"Tell me your conditions," said Ye Zichen.
"Conditions?" Ye Zichen pursed his lip and swept his gaze over the demons and those traitors to the Three Realms. He would never forget the day the demons attacked, he would never forget the frantic feelings of the outer areas of the Immortal Region; nor Great Emperor Yonghe…
It was that person's betrayal that led to countless deaths of the normal civilians.
How could this vendetta pass with mere conditions?
"I believe we can definitely come to an agreement," Black Dragon interrupted Ye Ziche, then pointed at Great Emperor Yonghe. "You want him, right? I can hand him over. Actually, just think about it. We demons don't actually have any actual grudge with you guys. Ever since we arrived, we did not pillage or raid. We were merely staying quietly in the cities."
"This is really unlike you," Ye Zichen couldn't help but snicker when he heard Black Dragon's desperation. "Did the great marshal of the demons forget his ambitions? You are now throwing away pieces to save yourself? That's totally unlike you."
"I have no other choice," Black Dragon did not waver. He knew that he was in the disadvantageous position.
"Hey Yonghe, you hear that? Your new master wants to discard you already," Ye Zichen chuckled.
Yonghe only looked up with a single glance, then looked back down again.
He showed no discontent, nor did he curse in rage.
He understood very well that was the risk he took back then. When he chose to work with the demons for his selfish gains, then he would have to burden the risk of the demons losing and him being discarded.
However, he never expected everything to happen so suddenly.
"Feeling like your world has been turned upside down? The Three Realms you placed no faith in is actually making the oh so terrifying demons tremble in fear," Ye Zichen continued to mock.
Yonghe, who tried not to show any emotions, couldn't help but smile wryly.
Indeed, he did not expect this.
The Three Realms he had no faith in actually turned the tables, it was all thanks to the reincarnation of the Yellow Emperor, who he held even less faith in!
"Ye Zichen, if you can let us demons go, then I can hand over every single one of your people who betrayed you and give you enough resources until you are satisfied. What's more, I can also promise to not invade within ten thousand years… No, I can promise to never invade the Three Realms!"
"That sounds rather tempting," Ye Zichen chuckled.
Black Dragon's expression darkened. Sounds rather tempting. That means he isn't satisfied yet.
"Then what do want?" Black Dragon roared. "Don't be too greedy!"
"As expected of the demon marshal. You are actually able to make threats even now," Ye Zichen squinted his eyes and snapped his fingers. "Resources, invasion… Say, if I take care of you all here, then aren't all the resources mine anyway? And you will never invade ever again? No matter how I look at it, that seems like the best option. Am I not correct?"
Original Chapter Teaser:
Lin Ru: Hey, he’s running away.
Ye Zichen: I know.
Lin Ru: Then?
Ye Zichen: Do me a favor and help me catch him?
Lin Ru: No.
Ye Zichen: What? Why? They’re the bad guys, you should know that, right?
Lin Ru: I cannot choose to interfere with any matters except those concerning people who have broken the Laws. He did not.
Ye Zichen: Shit, you should have said that earlier
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