Chapter 02 – The will of a True Dragon
In a brightly lit and very large room, a middle-aged man
dressed in simple clothing was seated on top of a strange looking mat. He had
dark red hair with streaks of silver appearing at the edges and a hard face
that seemed as if it was sculpted by a chisel. His eyes not only showed a trace
of weariness but a firm spirit looking to have shouldered most of the wind and
rain in life. He was surrounded by piles of documents and in front of him was a
table the height of a stool, which had a variety of scrolls scattered about and
an ink container placed to the side.
This man was Feng Yun long the current clan leader of the
Feng Clan, with a cultivation achievement of 9th Tier Aura Disciple which was
only one pace away from True Foundation Realm. He is one of the strongest
individuals in Machen town.
“Father, you called for me.” Feng Yu said while closing
the door behind him and bowing politely.
“Come, Sit Down!” Looking at the pale and distressed
appearance of his son Feng Yun Long was finding it very difficult to keep his
rage at bay. He gestured at Feng Yu to sit in front of the table.
Feeling a bit complacent in his heart Feng Yu quickly sat
down and looked at his father, or rather his new father.
“Who! Had the gall to Injured You? My Feng Yun Long’s Son.
How did this happen to you? Quickly tell father so I can get to the bottom of
this Immediately! “
Seeing the flustered love filled concern and boiling raged
filled expression of his father Feng Yu felt something he never had the chance
to experience in his previous life. “A parent’s love for their children is a
child’s precious treasure indeed...” sighing in his heart, he decided to say
his ordeal rather than keep it hidden. Of course, he didn’t reveal the fact of
him being reincarnated.
As was expected of Feng Yun Long, after hearing about the
betrayal and treatment his son received from the Xiang and Huan Family’s
descendants he only ended up getting angrier.
“Good! Very Good! Their son’s dare to do this to you. I
must have a look what kind of response they will give me today!” he shouted in
rage as the surrounding books became a mess and the table flew towards the door
slamming onto the ground, due to his overwhelming aura fluctuation in his
angered state. Just as he was about to head out the door he was interrupted by
“Father, Wait! Let me solve this on my own. A man must
learn to solve his own dispute’s, I will beat him to death in the coming talent
selection.” A confident expression was shown on Feng Yu's face even though he
looked pale and weak due to his wounds. With his knowledge, he was certain that
he would be capable of not only securing a quota but also defeating Xiang Shu.
Feng Yun Long, on the other hand, was shocked at Feng Yu's sudden declaration, he wondered to himself “…was this my usual Yu‘er, could it be he’s grown up a little after getting beaten down or is he just spouting nonsense.” still regardless he felt proud of the slight change in Feng Yu’s mindset at least it looks like there’s hope for him to improve. But that’s something for future, with less than 2 months left to prepare for the selection. Wanting not only to earn a spot for the quota but also defeating Xiang Shen who was already a Cultivator at the 7th Tier of Body Training Realm was impossible, even for the most startling talents.
Just as he was about the reject the idea clapping could be heard from behind him, it seemed that he was too emotionally occupied he hadn't noticed someone came inside the room.
“Clap!” “Clap!” “Clap!”
“Well said! Brother, I agree with little nephew let him solve his gratitude and grudges.” said a tall man who bore similar facial features to that of Feng Yun Long only he was slim and had a very large scar on the left side of face travel over his left eye.
This man was called Feng Jun Ling the older brother of Feng Yun Long, he rarely stays in Machen town as he likes to wander and explore the vast continent. He is also the only True Foundation Realm expert in the Feng clan.
"Brother! There is no way I'm going to let him compete. He still hasn't started training yet, and the selection rules are not within any bounds. It would be far too dangerous.” Not feeling surprised at his brother sudden entry, he denied the possibility of making Feng Yu attempt suicide.
“But Father I... “not feeling quite convinced Feng Yu wanted to convince his father but was rejected again.
“No buts! Even if you are talented cultivation takes time and effort. You can always try for a different selection in a different city after you’ve trained properly” Feng Yun Long said in a stern manner.
“Brother! A true dragon cannot soar the nine heavens if it still lingers in a river. A real man makes due with current and pushes forward given the opportunities.” Feng Jun Ling reproached as he gave Feng Yun Long a meaningful look.
Hearing what his brother just said, a distant look came over Feng Yun Long. He considered while looking through the window staring at the scenery. Vaguely a form could be seen looking towards him, the form smiled then vanished into thin air.
“Sigh... A true dragon… your right, it seems I’ve become weary during these years…” a sad gleam soon came over Feng Yun Long’s eyes, but he then quickly recovered and stared at Feng Yu.
“Yu’er! A real man never backs down no matter what he faces. While the men of Feng are not dragons, we are no inferior. As the Phoenix, it is our duty to challenge the heavens and bear the flames of adversity. For it is only this way that we could stimulate our noble bloodline to be reborn and stand stronger than before. Taking what is rightfully ours.” After which he nodded to Feng Jun Ling and left the room.
“Father, Yu’er will not disappoint you!” Feng Yu said while feeling excited about his father’s permission and advise. He also began to realize that his family name was more than it seemed, but without strength, there would be no point trying to find out.
Suddenly he remembered that he hadn’t greeted his uncle. Quickly he placed his hands together and made a bow.
“Feng Yu Greets Uncle Feng!”
Looking at the nephew Feng Jun Ling felt proud in his heart, he had always believed that Feng Yu would grow into a powerful expert someday. While he had not shown interest before and spent most of the time idling, it seemed that this recent setback has caused him to develop a new mindset.“Growth starts from the heart...” muttering slightly Feng Jun Ling then waved his hand towards Feng Yu, after which a small ring flew towards him."Good! Little nephew here's a little something I got for you. Though, I'm late in handing it over due to missing your coming of age ceremony. Inside there are a few items necessary to cultivators getting started, such as medicinal pills, a few Mortal Tier Martial Skills and the family’s main body cultivation art. There is also a sword placed inside for you to use. Was good, now go treat your injuries and if you have issues with cultivating seek me out whenever you need me.” After saying these he then vanished leaving a remnant shade of his previous self in the location.After catching the ring, Feng Yu noticed that it a had a complex engraving with a jewel attached to its core. "It's an inter-spacecial ring!” feeling excited at the fact that he could receive one so early in a small area like this he was satisfied. “This should make things a lot easier!” he quickly placed it on his index right finger and made his way out to his room to recover.Standing in a nearby corner looking at Feng Yu’s retreating figure, Feng Jun Ling thought to himself “I wonder… will he really be able to cultivate that art?” with a strange light appearing in his eyes similar the that of flames, it flickered briefly before vanishing. He pursed his lips into a smile and faded away "Don't disappoint me Yu'er."…