Book 10 Chapter 11 A Shocking Scene
Li Chao’s body blurred as he transformed into a stream of light, charging toward the army camp.
The old white-browed monk, who was so angered by Pei San that he could not even speak, forced his anger down into the pit of his stomach. Then he walked back to where the Emptiness Realm Experts of Mani Temple, Emperor Yu’s Hall, and Ying Family were assembled.
Although Emperor Yu’s Hall, Mani Temple, and the Ying Family often fought against each other, they shared the same goal today.
“Martial Uncle,” the old white-browed monk stared at the young chubby monk as he said with unbearable anger, “Pei San is so arrogant! He knows that the Six-Syllabus Sanskrit Mantra is the ultimate technique of the Mani Temple, yet he still used it in front of us. Seriously—”
“Martial Uncle, what do we do now?” The burly monk at the side asked. His eyes flickered with flashes of lightning as he looked at the young-looking monk.
The young-looking monk remained silent. He walked toward the Ying Family and looked at Qin Shiqi with a smile. Then he asked, “Brother Qin, you have fought against Pei San. Tell us, how powerful is Pei San? We are not Insightful Emptiness Realm Experts, so we cannot tell the difference.”
The people of Emperor Yu’s Hall also looked at Qin Shiqi.
They all knew that this Qin Shiqi was an aloof person. He was not someone who would lie for Pei San.
“I am not sure how powerful he is,” Qin Shiqi said softly. “Although I fought with him, none of us used our full power or our strongest move… Pei San’s cultivation is very diverse. In the Land of the Nine Prefectures, I have never heard of anyone who could cultivate several Dao and still attain the Insightful Emptiness Realm.”
Pei San cultivated the Blade Art and the Sword Art, then he learned the ultimate technique of the Buddhist Sect and also studied the Dao of Beasts…
There were people who cultivated this way.
However, it was already considered good if someone who cultivated this way was able to reach the Innate Realm, let alone the Emptiness Realm or even the insightful Emptiness Realm. Since the beginning of history, no one had ever heard of anyone who could cultivate so many types of arts and still be able to attain the Insightful Emptiness Realm. There were cases of experts cultivating two Dao who still managed to attain the Insightful Emptiness Realm.
However, Pei San was proficient in so many.
“Such diverse skills,” Qin Shiqi said indifferently, “And yet, he was able to attain the Insightful Emptiness Realm. I can only say that he is not weaker than me.” Since it had not been a fight of life or death, Qin Shiqi had not fought with no regard for his own life.
“He is not weaker than me.” Qin Shiqi’s judgement made the members of Emperor Yu’s Hall and Mani Temple frown.
They all knew that…
Qin Shiqi hadn’t reached the Insightful Emptiness Realm recently. Amongst the Insightful Emptiness Realm Experts now and the ones recorded in the history of the Land of the Nine Prefectures, Qin Shiqi was considered as one of the more powerful ones.
“Everyone, what do you plan to do?” The black-haired elder of Emperor Yu’s Hall, who was standing beside Yu Tonghai, asked as he looked at the members of the Ying Family and Mani Temple
“Since we cannot resist, what can we do?” The young chubby monk responded with a smile.
“Watch the battle,” Qin Shiqi said succinctly.
Obviously, Emperor Yu’s Hall, Mani Temple, and the Ying Family had all decided to just let it be. If Pei San were an expert who had just attained the Insightful Emptiness Realm, then Mani Temple, Emperor Yu’s Hall, and the Ying Family would definitely work together and destroy the Heavenly God Palace to prevent another threatening force from appearing.
However, Pei San was really too powerful. It would not be worth it for them to fight against the Heavenly God Palace.
“Hmph, just let him be happy for now,” Yu Tonghai’s sneered with narrowed eyes. “In the past, the Northeastern King, Hong Tian, conquered over half of the Land of the Nine Prefectures. But in the end, he hid like a coward in the Land of Youzhou. And now, his city is facing destruction.
“During these past several thousand years, there have been cases of Insightful Emptiness Realm Experts rising up for some time and conquering a few Prefectures. However, the ones who are destroyable will be destroyed, and those territories which are takeable will be taken.”
“Let this Heavenly God Palace do whatever they want for another hundred years. We will see whether they are still so arrogant after a hundred years,” Yu Tonghai said as he glanced at the members of the Heavenly God Palace in the distance.
The members of Emperor Yu’s Hall would often say this, ‘Let’s see how it goes after a hundred years.’
They had the right to say this because Emperor Yu’s Hall was the oldest sect.
“Moreover, it will not be easy for the Heavenly God Palace to destroy Hong Tian City today,” Yu Tonghai said, showing a mysterious smile. “Hong Tian City has a history of several thousand years. It is the most intrepid and craziest sect. It is not some sect that can be easily provoked.” As Yu Tonghai said this, the other Emptiness Realm Experts watched the great army in the battlefield up ahead.
In front of the great army formation, an Innate Realm Expert was standing there. He stared at Hong Tian City and roared loudly, “Hong Tian City, the great army of the Heavenly God Palace has encircled your city. There is no escape. You have only two choices—surrender or die!
“We will give you ten seconds. If you don’t surrender in ten seconds, we will begin attacking!
The sound of the countdown pounded on the hearts of all of Hong Tian City’s disciples like the beating of a drum.
Teng Qingshan and Li Jun were standing together, while the silver-haired, purple-clothed Li Hang stood at the side with a smile. However, when the shouting began in front of the army, the Heavenly God Palace Lord, Pei San, came to Teng Qingshan.
“Huhe,” Pei San greeted with a smile as he looked at Teng Qingshan.
“Sovereign,” Teng Qingshan responded welcomingly.
“I have a battle to fight later,” Pei San said while smiling. “The people of Youyan would rather die than surrender. I am afraid this battle against Hong Tian City will be slightly troublesome. Hong Tian City has two Emptiness Realm Experts, as well as a long history. Besides the Martial Ancestor, the Northeastern King, Hong Tian City also has an Insightful Emptiness Realm Expert. Therefore, Hong Tian City possesses at least two sets of Godly Armor. One of the two sets of Godly Armor is the Hong Tian Godly Armor, which is only second to the Supreme Battle Armor.””
“Huhe, lend me your Bladelike Chi. After we kill the two Emptiness Realm Experts and seize the two sets of Godly Armor, I’ll need to use the Hong Tian Godly Armor for something important. But I will give you the other set of Godly Armor as an appreciation gift for lending me the Bladelike Chi. What do you think?” Pei San asked.
Pei San’s words were astonishing.
By lending the Six Legged Bladelike Chi to Pei San just once, Teng Qingshan would acquire one Godly Armor?
Of course, that was if Pei San was able to seize the Godly Armor.
“Of course.” Teng Qingshan looked at Li Jun, and she immediately let out a deep roar.
The ground shook, and a shadow broke through the crust, creating a giant crack on the ground. The shadow then landed on the ground, revealing itself to be the black Six Legged Bladelike Chi with four arms and two legs. Its bloodshot eyes scanned the people present, then it responded to Li Jun with a deep roar.
Li Jun went on to converse with the Bladelike Chi.
“Mhmm, it agreed,” Pei San said with a smile as he also knew the language of beasts. After all, he was the one who taught the King of Beasts.
Pei San let out a deep roar toward the Six Legged Bladelike Chi as well.
Then the Six Legged Bladelike Chi looked at Teng Qingshan, and Teng Qingshan responded with a nod.
Pei San and the Six Legged Bladelike Chi disappeared, leaving two afterimages behind.
“Haha, Brother Jing Yi,” Li Hang at the side couldn’t help but laugh as he said, “Brother Jing Yi, this demonic beast of yours is really a treasure. You see… this time, Emperor Yu’s Hall, the Ying Family, and Mani Temple have all come with the intention to fight for Hong Tian City’s two sets of Godly Armor. Yet you can receive one without even needing to do anything.”
“Fight for the two sets of Godly Armor?” Teng Qingshan couldn’t help but glance at the members of Emperor Yu’s Hall and the other sects.
“Of course,” Li Hang smiled and said, “They came today to stop the Heavenly God Palace. But if they can’t, they will try to profit from Hong Tian City’s misfortune! Otherwise, why would the people of Emperor Yu’s Hall bring along that Emptiness Realm Demonic Beast, Wind Splitting Dragon Falcon? To the best of my knowledge, the Wind Splitting Dragon Falcon is the fastest flying demonic beast in the Land of the Nine Prefectures. Hm… Well, the legendary Undying Phoenix may be faster than it. However, the Undying Phoenix has not appeared for several thousand years.”
“Wind Splitting Dragon Falcon?” Teng Qingshan glanced at the flying demonic beast, that had a streamlined body. The shape of the demonic beast’s body showed that it was really adept at flying.
“The Wind Splitting Dragon Falcon had been a follower of Emperor Yu since back when Emperor Yu was still alive. When Emperor Yu passed away, the Wind Splitting Dragon Falcon remained in Emperor Yu’s Hall until now,” Li Hang expounded.
“Hmmm?” Teng Qingshan, Li Jun, and Li Hang all looked at Hong Tian City in the distance.
When the last number was shouted…
The east gate of Hong Tian City suddenly opened up, surprising many of those who witnessed this scene. Was Hong Tian City surrendering? Otherwise, why did they open the city gate?
Nevertheless, the city gate swung open.
“Clop! Clop! Clop!”
The sounds of galloping of horses rang out as cavalrymen donned in suits of heavy black armor appeared. All of them were mounted on black armored war horses, and they rode out of the city in an orderly manner. A huge number of cavalrymen came out of the city, with none of them saying a word. All the cavalrymen simply positioned themselves into an orderly formation.
Each line of cavalrymen occupied an area of three Li!
Hong Tian City was famous for its cavalrymen. All the lands outside Hong Tian City were flat, so it was a great advantage for the cavalrymen.
Each row was three Li long, and there were several dozen rows of cavalrymen.
“It seems like there are a total of around twenty to thirty thousand cavalrymen outside the east gate.” Even when Teng Qingshan was looking at the cavalrymen from afar, he could still sense that intimidating force. The over ten thousand men were like mountains and seas. The formation stretched out till three Li away, and there were several dozen rows of cavalrymen. They were like frightful accumulating floodwaters, and once the daunting floodwaters breach the dike…
The first ten rows of cavalrymen all wore black heavy armor, and the war horses they rode were also draped in black armor.
Meanwhile, the middle ten rows of cavalrymen wore blood-red heavy armor, and the horses they rode were also draped in blood-red armor.
The remaining rows of cavalrymen and war horses were donned in dark green war armor.
None of the twenty to thirty thousand cavalrymen said anything. They were so silent that they seemed dead. All of them had a white strip of cloth tied onto their left arms. It was the most similar feature among all the cavalrymen. The gazes of the many pairs of eyes were even scarier than the gazes of wild wolves… Inside those gazes, there was anger, killing intent, as well as a chaos which seemed to want to engulf everything.
Two streams of light flew out from Hong Tian City.
Then the two streams of light landed before the formation of cavalrymen like two meteorites.
The two new arrivals stood straight up. One of them donned in a set of blood-red Godly Armor and held two iron truncheons, while the other donned a set of azure Godly Armor and held a war blade. Both of them had white strips of cloth tied onto their left arms, and they also each had a lock of hair above their foreheads.
“Heavenly God Palace!” The bald man in the blood-red Godly Armor bellowed while holding the iron truncheon. His voice rumbled like the voice of a thunder god.. “We, the two brothers, are here!”
“11,002 Heavy Mountain Cavalrymen!” A cavalryman, dressed in black heavy armor, shouted loudly as he stood beneath the east city wall.
“7,618 Blood Red Cavalrymen!” Another cavalryman, dressed in blood-red heavy armor, shouted loudly from beneath the east city wall.
“6,267 Metal Swallows Cavalrymen!” Beneath the east city wall, a cavalryman dressed in dark green war armor shouted.
Meanwhile, more shouts rang out from beneath the other three walls.
Many of these cavalrymen already had wrinkles on their faces. It seemed that there were many elderly among them.
“All the disciples of Hong Tian City have already been dismissed. These are the people who are willing to stay and die with Hong Tian City. This great army with three different formations—the Heavy Mountain Cavalrymen, the Blood Red Cavalrymen, and the Metal Swallows Cavalrymen—has a total of 78,362 cavalrymen,” the voice of the bald man donned in blood-red Godly Armor boomed throughout the heavens. “My brother and I, as well as the 78,362 brothers, swear to share the same fate as Hong Tian City!”
EDN: author-san, where did this number suddenly come out from? LOL. the earlier numbers don’t add up?? TL REPLIED: LOL
“We swear to share the same fate as Hong Tian City!” The cavalrymen roared. There were old men and young muscular men amongst the shouting cavalrymen.
“We swear to share the same fate as Hong Tian City!”
“We swear to share the same fate as Hong Tian City!”
The bellows shook the skies, And it was as though the heavens and the earth were shivering in fear before the almost 80,000 cavalrymen.
“Let’s fight. No one can destroy Hong Tian City easily!” The bald man wearing the blood-red Godly Armor thundered.
The roars of the nearly 80,000 people reached the heavens. Their shouts were like outbursts of waves devouring all of the heavens and the earth, inciting fear in the hearts of many soldiers in the Heavenly God Palace’s army. Indeed, soldiers who were unafraid of death were the most terrifying.