Chapter 646 – Heading to the Southern Islands
Translated by: Berrrybunz
Edited by: TN and DeAndreR
The Southern Islands.
Richard was by Tang Tian’s side, carefully reporting all the details of his investigations, he knew that the boss viewed such things extremely heavily. He was also very interested in all of the history that was covered in dust, and spent all his effort to investigate to finally find many clues. All of these clues might not be understandable by common people, but Richard had a feeling that concealed behind these clues was a big secret.
Richard had guessed that the boss definitely knew about the secret, but he never dared to ask about it. Behind the Five Southern Island Families, the Honorable Martial Continent’s hands were faintly discernible. As the current strongest tyrants, the Honorable Martial Continent practically had control over the entire Western Region.
“The Five Southern Island Families, 200 years ago, they migrated here. It is said that at that time, 13 families migrated, but there was a great divergence. 7 families chose to migrate to the Eastern Region, 1 moved to the northern region, and the remaining five, as they did not want to move far, chose the Southern Region.”
Seeing that Tang Tian was listening so intently, Richard became even more excited.
“Ever since The Five Southern Island Families migrated, they had remained incognito and cut off from the rest of the world. The Southern Islands have extremely terrible environments, living in the inhospitable natural environment, wild beasts rampage the lands, and there are poison mists all over. It is said that when the Continent Lord asked what the five families wanted for their reward, they initiated that they wanted the horrible lands to the south, and rejected fertile land. Seeing that the five families were so insistent about it, the Continent Lord then gave the Southern Islands to the five families, since prior to it, no one owned the lands. The five families spent countless of manpower and effort, after three generations, they started to see results. Outsiders who accidentally stumble into the Southern Islands would most likely die. The harsh environment has become the natural defense for the five families, and thus the Southern Islands have been hailed as the most secretive place of White Sands. But every 10 years, the five families would send their own disciples to the Continent Lord Manor, and offer all sorts of rare treasures. Even the Continent Lord has difficulty controlling the five families, and thus the Ssouthern Islands have formed their own system, and outsiders know little of them.”
Richard looked at Tang Tian carefully, who was listening very happily. But Richard was worried, because this time they were not going to fight, they did not bring any armies, and only Shi Sen’s two small units.
The Five Southern Island Families hated strangers, and no one had heard of the Southern Islands receiving guests. The Continent Lord had even tried to request to visit the Southern Islands for sightseeing, but the five families mercilessly rejected all of the requests. At that time, the Continent Lord could not do anything but leave it as that.
Although they had caused shame to him, the White Sands Continent Lord never thought of attacking the five families.
For 200 years, the Southern Islands were guarded by the 5 families extremely tightly. Adding their natural defense, silver armies were unable to enter. The warriors of the 5 families are all valiant and strong, to be able to fight against the pirates at that time, the majority of the effort was due to them.
After going through the grinding of the harsh environment, the current warriors of the 5 fam
ilies were not people White Sands Continent dared to provoke. Luckily the disciples rarely ventured out, and thus rarely fought with others.
“What are the five families?” Tang Tian suddenly asked.
“Ye, Li, Wei, Yu, Zhang, the 5 families, their insignias are also very interesting. The Ye Family’s Insignia is a Scale. The Li Family’s Insignia is a Crab. The Wei Family’s Insignia is an archer. The Yu Family’s Insignia is a white ram, while the Zhang Family’s Insignia is a vase.”
Richard’s report was extremely in depth, he had spent a lot of effort searching on them.
Tang Tian laughed.
Libra Constellation, Cancer Constellation, Sagittarius Constellation, Aries Constellation and Aquarius Constellation.
(TN: Ye Family is Libra, Li Family is Cancer, Wei Family is Sagittarius, Yu Family is Aries, Zhang Family is Aquarius.)
~They are truly the 12 Ecliptic Palaces.~
~Furthermore, Crane and Sagittarius Constellation have a deep connection, while Ling Xu had obtained the legacy of Aries Constellation.~
Tang Tian did not immediately send for Crane or Ling Xu, but decided to see how it went.
“How do we get in contact with them?” Tang Tian asked.
Richard scratched his head: “That I do not know….”
“Maybe I have an idea.” Ling Xia finally grabbed the chance and spoke. This time, she was the one who initiated to be Tang Tian’s guide, and wanted to avoid the cleansing of White Sands City. but that did not mean her task is relaxed, before she left White Sands City, the Continent Lord and Master Suo Bi had specially summoned her and told her to take care and aid Mister Meng Nan the best she could. Even her father had specially came to meet her.
On the road, she did not manage to find any opportunity, Richard’s investigation was truly too concise and detailed, not leaving out any gaps, and he was also a learned scholar, all of the seemingly ordinary matters could not escape his grasp, he could always find a link or connection.
Ling Xia had deep respect for him, even as an outsider, listening to Richard was extremely exciting.
Tang Tian’s gaze landed on Ling Xia.
LIng Xia immediately felt a formless pressure on her, her mind trembled. ~Mister Meng Nan’s aura was truly getting stronger and stronger!~ In the past, she and Meng Nan were equals as friends, but currently, standing in front of him, she felt the same as standing in front of Master Suo Bi.
“Around 5 years ago, which was also the 10 year date, the disciples from the 5 families paid respects to the Continent Lord. Because there was a lady present, Ling Xia was the one responsible to take care of her. After interacting with her for a few months, our relationship is not too bad, and before she left, she gave Ling Xia an item, and told me if I were to go to the Southern Islands, I could go to her home to be a guest. I am sure we can ask her for a meet.”
Ling Xia looked at Tang Tian, waiting for him to decide.
Tang Tian nodded his head: “We can do that.”
The warship halted, quickly slowing down. Everyone knew they had reached the Southern Islands.
Flying out of the warship, the legendary Southern Islands greeted everyone, but their expressions were not too good.
A dark green sea of mist covered the entire place with no end.
“This is the Green Sea of Mist.” Ling Xia explained: “The poison in it is extremely toxic, and can even corrode energy, we must be careful.”
Suddenly. A beast roar came out from deep inside the Green Sea of Mist, the intense energy undulation formed was like a hurricane, the green sea of mist instantly became violent and churned about.
Everyone’s face changed, the energy undulation was extremely powerful. It was like two silver saints fighting all out.
The churning Green Sea of Mist continued to churn up with all sorts of things.
Black thorned organisms with bodies over the length of 600m would churn about with the Green Sea of Mist, causing everyone’s heart to jump. As long as anything touched the organism, it would quickly coil around the object and quickly choke it. The black thorns would pierce deeply into the intruders.
There was another type of organism the size of a fist, it had red eyes, and terrifying sharp white teeth that resembled saws, its body leaked with some black substance that upon dropping into the mist would transform into black smoke. This organism travelled in groups, but separated at very large distances, and clenched their teeths towards Tang Tian and his group. They would gather and form a dense black cloud, but they were unable to leave the Green Sea of Mist, allowing everyone to relax.
There would always be bones churning out of the mist, causing everyone to be alarmed.
Tang Tian finally understood why no one had the intention of attacking the Southern Islands. The Green Sea of Mist was truly a natural defense. To barge in without any guide, other than throwing away their lives, no one could achieve anything.
But very quickly, Tang Tian seemed to have thought about something, he had a blood meridians laboratory under him, and he knew some things about poison.
“In the past, the Green Sea of Mist of the Southern Islands was rather famous, but it was not so large. People say that the 5 families had purposely tampered with it, disallowing people to enter.”
Ling Xia’s words confirmed Tang Tian’s guess. The Green Sea of Mist was through generations of hard work to become so vast.
“How do you contact your friend?” Tang Tian suddenly asked curiously. The Green Sea of Mist had covered the entire Southern Islands.
“She said that there is a pavilion on top of a cliff, and there is a streamlet beside it, as long as I throw the item in, She would receive it.” Ling Xia replied.
Tang Tian quickly found the pavilion, and between the two peaks, there was a bare cliff with a dilapidated pavilion, as though it could crumble at any time. Beside the pavilion was a small streamlet that flowed with water.
But what surprised them was the flow of the streamlet. It flowed up the ravine from inside the Green Sea of Mist, up to the cliff, and continued to another mountain peak, which was shrouded by the Green Sea of mMist.
The item in Ling Xia’s hand was a green jade bamboo clapper, with a vase engraving carved on it.
In Heaven’s Road, Aquarius Constellation was the famously rich tyrannical constellation, Aquarius Constellation might not have the strongest martial artists, but they were definitely the wealthiest.
~I Wonder if this vase family inside the Green Sea of Mist is rich….~
Tang Tian had already forgotten the last name of the Aquarius Constellation, and thus hailed them as the Vase Family. Tang Tian was extremely looking forward to seeing them, as the 12 Ecliptic Palaces were the tyrants of Heaven’s Road. Every family’s history was long, so he was curious to what their family would be like.
Throwing the bamboo clapper board into the streamlet, they watched it disappear into the Green Sea of Mist.
After about 20 minutes, a figure flew out from the peak that was covered in the Green Sea of Mist, and flowed down along the peak.
A young lady dressed in green robes looked down excitedly, but seeing Tang Tian and the rest beside Ling Xia, her face immediately became cautious. Especially when she saw the Black Arrow Warship of Tang Tian’s, her face changed.
“Ting Ting!” Ling Xia saw her, and immediately revealed a smile while heaving a sigh of relief in her mind.
“SIster Ling, did you bring them to attack my family?” Ting Ting’s expression turned cold.
Ling Xia was startled, then immediately shook her head: “Of course not!”
Seeing Ting Ting’s expression gradually softening, Ling Xia immediately explained: “This is Mister Meng Nan, I am accompanying him here today. Mister Meng Nan is the Continent Lord’s noble guests, he hopes to visit the 5 families.”
Ting Ting shook her head: “If Sister Ling is here as a guest, this younger sister will definitely welcome you. But for the other people, I am sorry, you are all not welcome here.”
Ling Xia was speechless, she did not expect the outcome to be like that .
“I am the enemy of the Honorable Martial Continent.”
The sudden voice and words caused Ting Ting to look up, a cold gaze erupting from her eyes. The Honorable Martial Continent! ~How does this man know the Honorable Martial Continent is our 5 Families’ archnemesis?~
Tang Tian remained indifferent, and took out a few objects.
“I will have to trouble you to bring these to your various Family Heads. Whether or not you guys want to meet, I trust the various heads will have an idea. I will be waiting here.”
Ting Ting subconsciously accepted the objects.
Upon seeing the objects, she was instantly stunned.