Chapter 611 – Golden Rose
Translated by: Berrrybunz
Edited by: TN and DeAndreR
The matter of the army was handed to the two of them. Tang Tian had calculated, he still had 10.3 billion cloud coins, and he still had enough money to buy 2 more armies. He was extremely pleased with his idea, ~what kind of godlike young man can be able to think up of such a genius plan?~
Just then, Ling Xia brought a middle aged man over to visit.
Ling Xia introduced him simply: "This is my father, Ling Yuan Hong."
Other people around all greeted him, Ling Yuan Hong was not only Ling Xia's father, but also the current generation Patriarch of the Ling Family, and had a great influence in the White Sands Continent.
Hearing what Ling Xia had said, Tang Tian then found out that many outsiders who supported the Ling Family were out and about gossiping.
"I never expected that the situation would turn out like this." Ling Xia immediately apologized, hearing the rumors and slanders, she immediately rushed to the White Sands Hotel to apologize to Tang Tian.
To be able to obtain the 5th Army, other than her family background, her individual strength and intellect were all outstanding. He Ying's display of hostility caused her to become cautious.
From the way she saw it, because of her, Tang Tian was accidentally swept up into the power struggle. This mysterious expert, had already been imprinted with the Ling Family's mark and to them it was a good thing, but if because of it they had offended Tang Tian, then it was not worth it.
This time, Ling Yuan Hong had personally come up to apologize and to represent the Ling Family. Ling Yuan Hong was not only Ling Xia's father, but also the Ling Family Patriarch, with such a move, it gave Tang Tian enough face.
"Mister Meng, if you need us to do anything, feel free to tell us, the Ling Family will not decline."
Ling Yuan Hong was rejoicing, ~It was right to come today. Seeing how everyone is treating Tang Tian, I knew that he was no simple person.~
"Uncle Ling, don't worry about it, we are all friends here, and it was just a small effort." Tang Tian did not care about it, he had already integrated with the silk pants, who would care about the conspiracies going on?
Ling Yuan Hong heaved a sigh of relief.
From the corner of his eye, Tang Tian saw a figure through the window, and his eyes immediately shrunk.
Outside the hotel, a man was covered in blood, he was flying straight towards the hotel in a hurry, and behind him was a group of black dots chasing after him.
The man covered in blood was Richard!
He suddenly surged with killing intent, causing everyone around to be startled. In their eyes, Tang Tian was like an extremely quick cheetah, in a moment he had leaped out, bang, the glass window shattered, and Tang Tian who was in mid air already had an Empyrean Ice Blue Spear.
Twisting his waist, the Empyrean Ice Tree Spear in his hand transformed into a blue light, hu, it soared towards the black figures chasing Richard.
The few black figured people at the front produced their weapons to deflect the blue light.
Pa, the blue light shattered easily like ice, but the irremovable blue light aura entered their bodies.
The few of them turned sluggish, and then they started to fall from the sky like dumplings. Those that were struck had a beautiful enchanting blue surfacing on their faces.
"Empyrean Ice Tree Spear!"
Someone exclaimed out loud, causing the black robed people to stop and look towards Tang Tian from afar.
Richard who was already spent saw Tang Tian, and his mind relaxed completely, and rushed towards him.
A hand locked down on Richard firmly.
Tang Tian had mysteriously appeared beside him, and he threw Richard down, towards the rushing Demonic Mounts: "Bring him to the doctor."
The black robed people were obviously not people with kind intentions, their gazes were stern and fierce, and on their black robes, on their chests were golden roses insignias.
The black robed man in the lead said coldly: "This man dares to steal the secrets of my Golden Rose, were you the one who planned it?"
Golden Rose, that word seemed to hold some type of power. The bodyguards who initially rushed out of the hotel immediately retreated.
Just then, security dressed in their uniforms rushed over from everywhere, and surrounded the White Sands Restaurant. The leader of the security team bellowed: "Do not let the convicted go!"
A manager of the hotel came out with a distorted expression and asked: "Master Tian, what is the meaning of this?"
Officer Tian remained expressionless: "Official Business! This is of huge business, help me inform Boss Xu, this younger brother is helpless against it."
He might have said helpless against it, but his face revealed no expressions.
The manager's face changed, he finally understood that the matter was not simple.
A few frigates had also arrived, and their weapons were aimed directly at Tang Tian and the White Sands Hotel.
Officer Tian ignored the hotel manager and squinted his eyes, and spoke to Tang Tian coldly: "Not only are you protecting the fugitive, but you are also attempting to kill people here, I advise you to wait to be captured! If you dare to resist and behave stupidly, I will kill you on the spot!"
The entire place was extremely tensed, all the frigates lit up with dazzling light auras.
"Kill on the spot? Officer Tian speaks such big words!" Ling Xia flew out of the window with a cold look on her face: "Officer Tian, who do you want to kill?"
When Officer Tian saw who it was, his face changed, Ling Xia!
"Young Miss Ling!" Officer Tian immediately bowed: "This criminal is guilty of terrible crimes, Tian Mou has a responsibility, if my tone had offended you, I hope that Young Miss Ling will be able to forgive me."
Ling Xia stared at Officer Ling, his words sounded extremely courteous, but in truth it reminded her to mind her own business. She sensed that something was amiss, since when did the Security Bureau become so forceful?
The Security Bureau was responsible for the security inside White Sands City, and to the Commanders, they were nothing. Normally when Officer Tian meets Ling Xia, he would be like a rat seeing a mouse, but his attitude was different, as if he had someone to rely on.
"Officer Tian is saying that he is a criminal?" Ling Xia suddenly asked.
"That's right!" Officer Tian said sternly: "He is a suspect of a big case and has escaped from punishment, and thus we are trying to catch him. I did not expect his companion to be here and trying to kill people. Now that Young Miss Ling is here, It truly is good, this subordinate hopes that Young Miss Ling can help me apprehend him!"
Ling Xia never thought that Officer Tian would actually exploit the situation and used her position to gain the upper hand.
Her expression did not change: "Mister Meng is a distinguished guest of the Continent Lord, and is not someone the Security Bureau has jurisdiction over. I will get Duke Ming's investigation unit to clarify this issue. If Officer Tian has proof, the Investigation team will claim it from Security Bureau."
Officer Tian's feelings darkened, without any fluctuation in emotions: "How do I dare to trouble Duke Ming? Miss Ling, please do not make things difficult for my Security Bureau, I think there must be a misunderstanding somewhere, I just want to walk them to the Security Bureau, and explain and clarify any mistakes made."
How could Ling Xia not know what Officer Tian was doing: "Mister Meng is of a noble background, Duke Ming will personally handle this, Officer Tian you can go back first."
Officer Tian also knew there were no way to retreat, and his expression turned cold: "Miss Ling, if you're being obstinate, then please don't blame me! Take them all!"
"Impressive, Security Bureau of White Sands, it truly is an eye opener today."
A few people flew out of the broken window, Bai Yue seemed to be sneering, beside him, Young Master Bai Xiao was to one side, Xu Jin, Ling Yuan Hong and Qin Yu Ran to the other.
Ling Yuan Hong sneered: "Seems like we have become thieves! Officer Tian wants to take all of us!"
Xu Jin remained expressionless: "I wonder if Officer Tian needs to investigate the Xu Ji Worldwide Commerce as well?"
Qin Yu Ran did not speak, and only looked at Officer Tian coldly.
When they flew out, everyone watching excitedly immediately flew into an uproar. Especially with the appearance of Qin Yu Ran, everyone became restless.
Officer Tian's face changed, the matter had blew out of control, and his skin became numb. The uncle and nephew represented the Bai Family, even with ten times his guts, he did not dare to do anything. The Xu Ji Worldwide Commerce was also not nice to provoke, as even the Continent Lord had to be polite to them.
As the Ling Family Patriarch, although Ling Yuan Hong did not hold any official position in the bureau, but the Ling Family were noble and extremely clean, with their successive generations of kindness, Ling Yuan Hong had spent all of his time in the past decade on helping the needy and feeding the poor, feeble and handicapped, receiving the respect and love from everybody.
Officier Tian dared to be use violence on Ling Xia, but never to Ling Yuan Hong.
There was no need to speak about Qin Yu Ran, as the distinguished guest of the Continent Lord, if he dared to take action against her, by the next day, his position in the Bureau would be trampled clean.
"I am mistaken, I am mistaken!" Officer Tian's face changed greatly, and quickly put on a fake smile: "For this small matter to have actually disturbed noble masters, My apologies my apologies, this lowly one already felt that there was a problem in the inside, we will immediately return to investigate."
With that, he brought all his men and quickly left.
The black robed people had already disappeared.
Ling Xia finally heaved a sigh of relief, she was not worried about Officer Tian using violence, but that Big brother Meng would take action. Under the eyes of the people, if he were to take action against the Security Bureau, it would instead cause them to be in trouble.
But she did not expect that the Big Brother Meng who seemed to be very impulsive was actually extremely calm headed.
"Thank you everyone, for your help!" Tang Tian thanked the few of them.
Ling Yuan Hong spoke out: "The hotel is still slightly inconvenient for you, the Ling Family has a manor in the west which is quieter and with less people, it has been empty for a long time, if Mister Meng doesn't mind, why not move over there."
Tang Tian did not reject: "Thank you Uncle Ling!"
Qin Yu Ran had been observing Tang Tian, she noticed that Tang Tian was extremely quiet and calm, but deep in his eyes, it was extremely cold, and she knew that he was completely enraged.
She was already thinking how to be able to obtain useful information for him.
Tang Tian was concerned about Richard's injuries, but after checking on him and found out that although he was covered in blood, they were all flesh wounds. He then became much calmer.
Ling Yuang Hong was worried that something might happen en route, so he personally sent Tang Tian to the manor courtyard of the Ling Family.
"Help me check up on that person with the last name Tian." Tang Tian said.
Ling Xia nodded her head.
The Underworld Continent's Demonic Mounts had quickly arranged for sentries and defense.
When Richard woke up and saw Tang Tian, he heaved a sigh of relief.
"What happened?" Tang Tian asked.
"It's the matter of the Thirteen Families, someone was observing them, and when I went to seek information, it scared them." Richard laughed bitterly: "Luckily the people I found were familiar people, upon sensing that something was wrong, they quickly warned me. If not, I would not be here today."
"There's someone observing the matter?" A cold glint flashed past Tang Tian's eyes: "Who are they?"
"I do not know." Richard shook his head.
"Then what about the people chasing after you?" Tang Tian asked.
"They are the Golden Rose people, the Golden Rose is White Sand's most famous hitman organization, we must be more careful, they will not let things go so easily." Richard said.
"Let things go easily? They have to ask me first!"
Under that light, Tang Tian's face turned sinister, his killing intent soaring to saturation.
Chapter 612 – Tang TIan's Counterattack!
Translated by: Berrrybunz
Edited by: TN and DeAndreR
The man in the shadows spoke without any hint of anger or joy.
Golden Rose's head, Lei Er Fu, was a famous martial artist known for his slit eyes that resembled snakes. Yet he was sprawled to the ground with his head bowed, and spoke with a tremble in his voice: "A group of 47 elites that boarded Qin Yu Ran's boat halfway. The ones who defeated the fleet of pirates were them."
"What relation does he have with the Xu Ji Worldwide Commerce?"
The voice in the shadow caused Lei Er Fu to perspire in cold sweat, he lowered even further: "This subordinate does not know."
The person snorted, causing Lei Er Fu's perspiration to increase and drench his clothes, he immediately said: "This subordinate will go and check it out immediately!"
"The Thirteen Families, did you check up on them?"
Lei Er Fu immediately replied: "This subordinate has been secretly investigating for the past few years, and there are some issues. Of the thirteen continents, six of them have already escaped to the Gold Continent, as though there is someone there rescuing them, out of the seven families, there is one walking towards the Western Region, while the remaining six are still at Southern Region."
"Did you check on those six positions?"
"They have all been checked, do you want us to take action?" Lei Er Fu was excited.
"Wait a little while more." The voice in the shadow was extremely cold: "Send people to spy on them, this time, I want to catch them in one swoop."
"Yes!" Lei Er Fu complied, he hesitated for a moment, then gathered his courage: "Then this person called Meng Nan…."
"Check up on him properly first, do not cause him to be alarmed." the voice in the shadow said, and with a trace of complacency: "Inside our trap, how can he possibly escape?"
Lei Er Fu's body trembled, he lowered his head even further: "Yes!"
Xu Jin looked at Tang Tian who had a calm look on his face, his heart shuddering suddenly. ~For a hot-headed, impulsive person to be suddenly so calm and collected, without any rage or shouts, or any sense of losing control, as though nothing had happened. To stand in front of you, that bone chilling cold intent would cause the surrounding air to become ice cold and choking.~
Xu Jin did not hesitate at all, he was expressing all his support for Tang TIan. the warship that cost 60 billion was nothing for Xu Ji Worldwide Commerce. The cost of the warship was already over 60 billion, furthermore Tang Tian was a large customer holding the Black Gold. Xu Jin had been in the business for so many years, so he knew Tang Tian's potential very clearly.
With the Black Gold, and also being an ally of the Bai Family, Tang Tian would only become richer and richer.
"Is this enough? My authority limit is 100 billion!" Xu Jin reiterated once again, from the last few days of discussing, he found out that Meng Nan was a person who spoke a lot of comradeship, and to be able to help him at this time, he was reaping good karma.
"Thank you Old Xu." Tang Tian did not reject him: "You can give me everything."
Xu Jin did not beat about the bush and directly gave the money card to Tang TIan.
Coming out from the Xu Ji Worldwide Commerce, Tang Tian boarded the small transport boat that the Ling family had prepared for him. It was just a 16m small boat, and could only accommodate 50 people. It's defensive properties were outstanding and extremely agile. It's shape was extremely unique too, it had an open fretwork exterior, making it look like a wood basket, all the empty spaces made for bodyguards.
35 Underworld Continent's Demonic Mounts firmly guarded each space and maintained high vigilance. Shi Sen took 10 Demonic Mounts with him, and the remaining 35 prepared themselves against enemies.
Other than Tang Tian inside the small boat, Han Sen sat with a nervous face, and Richard who had not recovered.
Richard was also curious, how Master would be counterattacking. Although he and Tang Tian have only interacted for a short period of time, he also knew that Master was definitely not a good tempered person. He initially thought that Master would bring people to fight their way in through the front doors, and never expected the Master to be doing that.
It was an early morning, and Tang TIan brought them all to Xu Ji Worldwide Commerce, causing Richard to be confused.
"How many people are there in Golden Rose?"
"In White Sands City, about 100, in the entire White Sands Continent, around a thousand." Richard said.
"That's not a lot." Tang Tian sneered: "What about ten million for one person?"
RIchard was startled: "Ah?"
He did not understand Tang Tian.
"Reward, per Golden Rose people, 10 million per life." Tang Tian's eyes revealed a cold glint, and said: "After coming to White Sands, I finally know how to spend money!"
Tang Tian had thought about it the night before, he could buy warships, he could also buy armies, so what about the Golden Rose? He could buy them down too!
"10 million a life!" Richard was stunned.
"Yes, and I will even gift an Empyrean Ice Tree Spear." Tang Tian said proudly: "An elite will be 100 million and 10 Empyrean Ice Tree Spears, a small leader will be 1 billion and 100 Empyrean Ice Tree Spears! A big leader will be 10 billion and 1000 Empyrean Ice Tree Spears!"
Han Sen and the rest became stiff, Richard's mouth was wide open and did not speak for a long time.
Tang Tian looked at Richard curiously: "Is this price not attractive enough?"
Pitiful Richard, he was completely at a loss for words.
"Could the price be too low? Then double it, 20 million a life and two empyrean ice tree spears!" Tang Tian was feeling extremely rich.
"Not low not low!" Richard quickly reacted and immediately advised: "For ordinary men, 10 million is too much, they are only worth two million."
"No matter, even the guards at the door is fine! They don't have much, so we should fight for money!" Tang Tian snarled, revealing his pure white teeth, he clenched his teeth: "I don't care about the money, spending a bit more is fine, but this time, I want to completely destroy the Golden Rose. And to buy information, state a price to the informants, I want to know, who is the man behind the Golden Rose. I have prepared 100 billion for that!"
RIchard was completely blank, a counterattack worth 100 billion was far above what he had imagined!
He did not dare to think what kind of reaction would occur when he threw the bomb.
Richard trembled, he started giving out the price lists.
The Ge Lun Barracks had a small scale mercenary army, called the White Oak Mercenary Army, with a total of 300 plus men. In a flourishing place like the White Sands Continent, the White Oak Mercenary Army did not have any advantage, and could only accept small businesses like bodyguards on a daily basis.
Ge Lun looked at the dilapidated barracks, and the members who were lifeless, and his heart was filled with worry. If they did not have any more business in the year, they would not be able to afford the rental of the barracks next year and they would have to leave White Sands City.
Suddenly, a member rushed forward anxiously: "Captain! Captain!"
Ge Lun frowned, and spoke: "Is your butt on fire? Or are you owing money again? Didn't I send you to the guild to stay and get business? Why are you back?"
"Captain! Business! It's business!" The member was full of excitement.
"Business" the two words, immediately aroused everyone's attention, all the lifeless members swarmed him quickly.
"Xiao Jiu, you finally got us some business!"
"Business! That's great! My butt was going to rust!"
"Idiot, are you going to use your butt to do work?"
Everyone quickly became excited, business meant money, everyone was so poor they could not leave their place, and even the smallest of business could save their life.
Ge Lun was extremely excited, but in the end he was still the captain, and maintained his calm: "Xiao Jiu, what business is it? Who is the other party?"
"Captain, take a look!" Xiao Jiu passed a paper over.
Ge Lun took the paper, and when he saw the contents on the paper, his face changed. The price written caused him to become alarmed, the red words were extremely bloodthirsty.
"Who did the Golden Rose offend now?" Ge Lun muttered, he was at a loss for words.
"Golden Rose", the words quickly make everyone who were excited become extremely quiet, as though they were being poured by a bucket of ice water. When talking about business in White Sands, who wouldn't know about Golden Rose? People who dared to go against Golden Rose never lived to see another day.
"A person called Meng Nan!" Xiao Jiu had actually already checked up on it, and quickly explained: "Yesterday, Golden Rose was chasing after Meng Nan's subordinate, and even the Security Bureau tried to meddle in, but who knew Meng Nan's backing would be so strong, a group of large figures came up and helped him, causing the Security Bureau to retreat. This morning, he gave the guild the bounty!"
"All of the guilds? Ge Lun was excited.
"Yes, all the guilds, the Dark guild, the Mercenary Guild, all of the guilds receive such bounty. He has already handed over 40 billion as insurance! And 3000 Empyrean Ice Tree Spears!" Xiao Jiu was extremely excited.
Ge Lun was stunned, and then blurted out: "The Golden Rose is finished!"
Xiao Jiu looked at Ge Lun: "Captain, are we doing it?"
"We are! Why not?" Ge Lun immediately reacted, his killing intent soaring: "The Golden Rose stronghold is on the next street only, there aren't many people who knows about it, let us take it down first! Damn, it's at least a few hundred millions! Everyone, let's kill some!"
Hearing the words a few hundred million, everyone's eyes immediately turned red.
The entire White Sands City was already in a hoorah.
Tian Qi Guang entered the Security Bureau as per usual, thinking about the last night, the master's promise and consolation, did he become somewhat calmer. The master did not blame him for what had happened.
But, Tian Qi Guang did not plan to give up.
He did not believe that those big figures will keep on protecting that Meng Nan. As long as he had the chance to capture him, he would act first and report after, to grab the person back to Security Bureau, and at that time, it would be a huge service.
Tian Qi Guang was extremely clever, he could sense that the Master was extremely interested in Meng Nan.
~I ought to plan this well~, Tian Qi Guang knew that he was just a hunting dog, and patience was more important than the bite.
Just at that moment, knocking came from the door, disrupting Tian Qi Guang's thoughts, he frowned: "Come in."
A subordinate came in with his head tucked low, and he handed over a letter of resignation: "Master, this subordinate's mother is sick, and wants to take care of the family, I cannot do this anymore, and this is my letter of resignation."
Tian Qi Guang snorted: "Go."
The person was just making up excuses, and trying to escape.
Very quickly, many more people started to resign, Tian Qi Guang did not care, after facing the figure the night before, who were all big figures, many of the cowards were afraid of the calamity, and thus quitting was extremely normal.
But when more than half of the Security Bureau started to quit, Tian QI Guang finally realized that something was amiss, he pulled onto a more loyal subordinate: "What's happening with you guys?"
The subordinate did not say a word, and pushed the bounty paper into Tian Qi Guang's hand, and immediately escaped.
Tian Qi Guang opened the bounty paper with a frown, looking at the blood red words, his eyes immediately grew round, and blood surged into his mind.
When he finished reading the bounty paper, all the blood had left his face completely, an intense fear had enveloped his entire body, he felt as if he could not breath, like a fish out of water and choking.
His body involuntarily shuddered, he finally understood why his subordinates had quit, 100 billion, that astronomical amount had sucked all the energy out his body.
He dropped to the ground, paralyzed.