Chen Ming was
bored, "To be honest, you're quite similar to the once alive Ninth Crown
"He is alone while we are three."
Flower bloomed next to her and Void's Crown Prince came out, "Chen Ming,
turn yourself in and we'll leave your corpse whole."
From the last
carriage, a Star Dragon took to the sky and Yan Shengxiao glared with
resentment, "You've humiliated once and now it's time you get your
pointed his blade at her, "Because of the fiends' kindness I will not kill
you if you scram now."
interjected, "Relax, we won't kill you, just exhaust you until you can't
Immortals watched Jin Xiangyu, Yan Shengxiao, and Void's Crown Prince with joy.
With these three geniuses, the matter would be a foregone conclusion. No matter
how strong Chen Ming was, he was all alone.
away, Zhuo Qingyao watched the sky and felt the chaotic spiritual energy,
"Second junior brother started. Can't you move any faster?"
Zi Yu shrugged
helplessly, "Head Sect Leader, I'm a mortal."
eyes were anxious. She grabbed his shoulder and jumped off a treetop, rushing
for Sky-crossing Bridge.
Chen Ming saw
that only battle would settle this and didn't want to resort to wasting
spiritual power, but the three were forcing his hand.
Can I slip
past them I wonder?
that might actually work.
laughed, "Since you all wish for death I will acquiesce your requests!"
and Yan Shengxiao exchanged a glance finding the shock in each other's eyes,
"It's the Hegemonic Immortal Sword, the one only that mysterious race can
braced, "So what! There's three of us!"
played with a ribbon, "Soaring above the Nine Heavens, thousands of li we
Chen Ming was about to strike when they saw an Azure Dragon coming from his
feet carrying him beyond their blockade and ten li away.
laughed, "Everyone, we'll meet again if fate allows it!"
It was then he
looked down to see a blade coming out of his chest. Blood oozed out and soaked
Prince's eerie voice came from behind, "You're naive if you think you can
outmatch Void in footwork!"
Stellar Array rose from his back and shook the prince off. He touched his chest
and worked his spiritual power to knit the wound.
Void's genius for you. You can't play around with him!
looked at the ribbon on his leg. It was Jin Xiangyu's who now found the time to
wrap it on him.
three immortal pills, "The only choice is to fight. I can't walk away
until you're all dead it seems."
ignored the women and focused on the prince, This guy's too sinister.
If I don't deal with him first, I'll be in deep trouble if the other two join.
took out a lotus fan and stirred a violent wind.
wrecked the ground and covered the entire battlefield.
around filling the gales with their blossoms. The fierce wind carried them to
Chen Ming, and caressed his cheek, leaving a small hole in the smiley mask.
was on her Star Dragon, wielding a slender sword and dived for him.
looked to see Void's Crown Prince coming out to hit him. The first time he got
him but there wouldn't be a second.
dagger clashed with Nine Year Cicada and seeing his attack failed, slipped back
into the void. When the gap was close to closing, Chen Ming grabbed it,
"You're not the only one who can travel by void!"
He jumped in
and saw the endless violet Abyss Flower. He found Crown Prince wearing purple
clothes and shocked him by being here, "You cultivated Void's cultivation
method and can enter too?"
Cicada came ever closer. Crown Prince knew he was no match for him in here and
the women couldn't enter!
He made a
crack and slipped out.
Chen Ming was
right on his tail. The three watched him with anxiety. Crown Prince didn't dare
resort to void anytime soon. He saw his power wasn't normal.
The fear only
increases as they recalled Ninth Crown Prince dying under just three strikes.
None dared to
face him alone.
At this point,
they had the vague feeling they were passing a tribulation and not him, a cruel
and deadly one.
Chen Ming knew
they didn't want to go all out, only to tire him, to leave him with nothing
when he met the Heavenly Tribulation. With Ninth Crown Prince's death as an
example, they knew their limitations, that they were below Chen Ming in power.
This time was
different than with Ninth, he wouldn't get to exploit a gap anytime soon and
fell another genius as easy as before.
sabers flew from afar and cut off the ribbon on his leg. They stabbed the
ground and Li Suyi jumped through the air right in front of the three; silent
as the grave.
They all knew
Li Suyi was
known as Ya Mo on Sacred Mountain, determined to not make even a peep when
The fact he
was just as silent as ever showed his resolve in coming here with the intent to
asked, "Yan Mountain's Second Sect Leader called you third junior brother,
then that must make you Chen Ming's third disciple. In other words, you're Yan
Mountain's Third Sect Leader, right?"
Prince added, "One man can't stop us. Can it be you don't know how to
mocked, "Die? With their master-disciple relationship, even if they did
die, he'd come without a doubt. Ha-ha-ha, Chen Ming, are you willing to let
your dear disciple fall at our hands?"
from the crowd, "It's the quack! She's here!"
All eyes saw
how the mass of Earth Immortals split and the blue masked quack shuffled
forward, straight for the battlefield.
quack came. She must also want to destroy the offender. It doesn't matter if he
has disciples to help him. Quack is here!"
power is enough to beat Fairy Star Dragon. She's a strong aid!"
help, Chen Ming's path is sealed!"
Chen Yu gazed
at the sky, "The moon just appeared, what an excellent occasion!"
As Jin Xiangyu
was getting all worked up from joy, she noticed a silver needle on her right
hand. The lotus fan slipped from her grip and anger sparked from her eyes,
"Quack, you're taking the side of evil?"
smiled, "Yan Mountain's Fourth Sect Leader, please guide me."
exploded. The quack was from Yan Mountain!
Just what kind
of place was this Yan Mountain to give birth to three geniuses? Even more so
when they were all taught by that offender, Chen Ming!
start, everyone here thought so many forces would've been an overkill to deal
with the offender. But only now the geniuses were aware they were all from Yan
Where did it
The good news
was that their power was only at the Earth Immortal level.
could only place their hope in the Crownless Assembly's four Paragons.
There had been
the four sect leaders so far. None knew if there was a sixth, but a Head Sect
Leader was sure to exist.
Head Sect Leader, head disciple, was their strongest, bar none.
Now that four
came out of hiding, would the Head Sect Leader reveal herself too?
chuckled, "Master, hurry to your tribulation. Leave this to me and third
Chen Ming had
no time to show compassion. Raising disciples for years just for one
moment. Master's efforts weren't in vain rising you. He left the
smiled, "The two of you aren't enough to beat us! Your Yan Mountain came
out with everything, does that mean your Head Sect Leader is here too?"
added, "Better call your Head Sect Leader over, or only death will welcome
Prince scrutinized his surroundings and kept on his guard. Yan Mountain's four
sect leaders were here and their strength spoke volumes of Head Sect Leader's
power. She must be stronger than them, stronger than a genius. What kind of
concept was that?
scenarios like the Head Sect Leader being weak or the like. With three of them
personally participating in this war, fighting off geniuses, if Head Sect
Leader didn't have the power to suppress her juniors how could she hold her
appearance urged one to be extremely vigilant.
A man's name
was like a tree's shadow. They didn't take Yan Mountain seriously before but
now they had to admit, Yan Mountain was strong!
at least among Earth Immortals!
Chen Yu gave a
charming smile, "Head senior sister you say? Take your guess. Who knows,
she might even be behind you. Fine, fine, I'll be honest here. Head senior
sister won't show, Master didn't let her leave the mountain."
refrained from telling head senior sister was in seclusion, letting them stew
for a bit and force them to be lenient so the two of them would get to keep
them here for much longer.
first words didn't match the later, and the three refused to believe a single
Li Suyi lifted
his sabers and aimed for Yan Shengxiao and Void's Crown Prince. His right
slammed with hegemon sword art at the first and his left shot a saber wave for
Prince cut the void which absorbed the attack. Yan Shengxiao repelled his hack
and forced him three steps back.
Chen Yu smiled
at Jin Xiangyu, "I know my third senior brother well, and today you must
But of course,
since she only had power at night and all, while in daytime, ha-ha.
If they could
kill one before daylight, they could hold the other two!
senior brother keeping two of them busy, I can't disappoint him now can I.
needles flickered with death as they left her hands.
knew she was no pushover. She saw her spar with Yan Shengxiao, saw the danger
her every strike held. One slip up and death would embrace her.
right hand trembled and the lotus fan floated back. She swished it and sent
the middle of the storm, a blue Luan Bird came from behind and carried her
towards Chen Yu, releasing stronger and stronger gales with each flap of its
wings, ripping apart all in their path.
smiled, "Mere wind. I will show you how I kill it!"
turned red and killing intent took substance around her as red mist.
Chen Yu took
three needles from her waist. Her eyes instantly found the weakness of the
storm and released two.
It slipped by
the winds and struck the Luan Bird.
its eyes and the winds calmed, returning to a soothing breeze.
Chen Yu needed
no Slaughtering Dragon Art, killing was in her nature. "Everyone dies in
this world, you and me included."
She dashed for
Jin Xiangyu with a net made of ten threaded needles. Threads flew around her
and she jumped from one to another.
flexible body, she quickly reached Jin Xiangyu. The threaded needles rose and
fell all around Jin Xiangyu in the shape of a peach blossom.
soft laughter ringed out, "I never liked peach blossoms."
the Ninth Heaven! Dance of the Demons!"
danced in the pistil of the flower, elegant and refined, and each step bloomed
a lotus, each of her frowns stole one's soul.
cultivators caught in her snare found the light of their eyes dimming. They
lifted their saber and struck themselves down. Mad laughter echoed around them,
"Devils, there are devils in this world! No, I won't let them take me, I
am a cultivator!"
Then he went
and waved the saber right on his leg. Blood sprayed out but he didn't seem to
feel a thing, his mad laughter never ceasing.
A black tide
had begun to swallow the Galaxy, and news of it came late to the four Domains.
Assembly was attacking!
The Almighty Crownless
didn't show himself. This was the Relentless' work.
Wordless Upheaval was unveiling, they did not hesitate to go on the offensive
against the Domains.
On a star,
outside the path to immortality, a Heavenly Court's Supreme Gold Immortal saw
in a range of a thousand li how star fragments littered the sky and shook in
the wind. They moved with great speed and as they passed through the Galaxy,
they ignited into big balls of fire and rained down on the star behind him.
"Damn it! They had to attack now. All Earth Immortal guards left for
Sacred Mountain. How do we defend now?"
is how the Crownless Assembly wants to proceed. But who went for the
landed behind him, blowing out a cultivator. It threw him on the ground, his
eyes lifeless as he muttered, "My little nine is dead. My little nine is
He said the
same thing over and over again, but then he heard the Supreme Gold Immortal's
disdain, "Since they started, they are certain of the offender's death. Crownless
Assembly doesn't decide, it takes!"
He ignored the
cultivator blasted from the meteor, and began barking orders, "Everyone,
be it Celestial Immortal or Gold Immortal, are to join the war. We must not
lose this star at all costs! If we lose this, beyond this path to immortality
the lands will be free for the taking, defenseless!"
In the end,
the Supreme Gold Immortal didn't last long. Each star shined with a resplendent
light, but it wasn't the star's power, and instead, the fire swallowing it
one after the other, spreading across the constellation.
cultivators began taking control of each star and returned them under Crownless
Nr. 0 stepped
on the path to immortality as the Inevitables walked towards him to report,
"We have captured this crucial star. From here on out, there's no one to
oppose our charge!"
time we might control the Galaxy!"
Relentless, please give the order."
Nr. 0's eye
landed on the muttering cultivator and waved for silence, "If you don't
want to die, retreat from this star."
asked, "Sire, what happened?"
Nr. 0 walked
before the cultivator, "This must be Heavenly Court's Martyr, Big Dipper's
Star Lord, right?"
cultivators sat straight, "My sun is dead, and all shall pay for
He stood, eyes
He looked at
the sky, at the stars Nr. 0's Blades captured.
He then gazed
at Nr. 0, "This is your price to pay!"
exploded with killing intent and one by one, the stars ruptured dazzlingly,
into a million fireworks.
They all had
Nr. 0's Blades on them.
shower of fireworks, the Inevitables watched Big Dipper's Star Lord with fear.
This unremarkable man was Heavenly Court's Martyr!
was an Immortal King of unrivaled power. They were the crutch of the four
Domains, their strongest backing!
Only now Nr.
0's words sank in.
with the Faceless scrambled from this star. They didn't dare stay and left the
rest in sire Relentless' hands. They had no power in this battle.
Star Lord smiled, "Are you that outstanding Nr. 0 Relentless everyone is
Nr. 0 wasn't
scared in the least, "And if I am?"
little ninth's talent. For him to end little ninth in three slashes, his power
must have surpassed an Earth Immortal's. I want to know what do you base your
confidence on that the four Paragon will kill him."
The Star Lord
recalled something dreadful, "So it's that martial freak's reincarnation.
No wonder you think it's enough."
lucky. You're the first who became Relentless only to fall six years later.
You're the most impressive Relentless in history. "
this mean you have what it takes to kill me?"
friends, there are few who I can't kill."
Star Lord went with the motions of the Seven Big Dipper Killing Fists. The
fist's power blew up the surroundings, smashing the path to immortality to
Nr. 0 did the
same with his own fist art, his left was a soaring dragon, and his right a
and tiger in the mix, his power reached the horizon.
Lord's eyes glinted with savagery, "You're Heavenly Emperor True Martial's
reincarnation? I can't let you live!"
The seas of
power clashed. Space cracked, the laws were thrown in chaos!
Yet the next
moment, all that power, all that destruction, gone. The release of power could
only scare, but it was clear neither was intimidated. So they both locked their
power within their body.
Nr. 0 smiled,
"So that old fool tending the Heavenly Dao is called Heavenly Emperor True
The too stood
among star fragments and charged. Their battle didn't affect anyone, touched
nothing else, because all their power was trapped in their tiny bodies.
between an ant holding the power of an elephant and an elephant?
The ant of
course, because its power was focused and struck with precision while the
elephant had it scattered inside.
And these two
were that kind of ants.
The two fought
like wuxia heroes of the mortal world and not like the Immortal Kings they
were. Not a scrap of power escaped them, no explosion, no fallout.
They had complete
control over themselves, using it fully against their opponent. The cultivators
had a saying in this regard, a state of being.
The name means the lord of profound heaven, a
Daoist deity. A.k.a Black Tortoise or Black Heavenly Emperor.
landed before the Sky-crossing Bridge and threw Zi Yu on the ground. There were
five people present of which four wielded a different weapon each, a sword, a
saber, a spear, and a halberd.
The four held
large chains in their hands locking the man in their center.
man was brimming with power from his bulky stature, with sculpted muscles,
ripped off sleeves and messy hair. His eyes glinted with madness as each of his
limbs was pinned down by a chain.
turned to Zi Yu, "I shouldn't have brought you. This place is too
"I find it the best place to be, harmless."
Zi Yu walked
pass the five and on the bridge. After ten li he said to Zhuo Qingyao, "A
great place. The fight won't reach the bridge, probably."
Zi Yu sat on
the railing, "I'm a bit hungry." He took out a string from his sleeve,
tied a hook to it and cast it into the waters below.
watched Zhuo Qingyao with mild interest, "Young miss, it's going to be dangerous
here. It's best if you leave."
asked puzzled, "If it's that dangerous, what are you doing here?"
said, "We're waiting."
isn't here yet.
All was quiet
Li Suyi didn't
cast his eyes on Jin Xiangyu. Even Void's Crown Prince and Yan Shengxiao
avoided her. That was one of the then grand immortal arts, Jade Lake's Dance in
the Ninth Heaven.
One look was
enough to drive one insane.
entranced one's soul and threw their mind into confusion.
The wails of
the self-mutilating Earth Immortals behind her were proof enough.
Earth Immortals' eyes were filled with conviction, however, as if all they've
done was proper, as if cutting off their flesh was all for a greater goal.
slaughtered my family and I will pull your bones and suck your marrow dry. This
is the only way to cleanse the hatred in my heart!"
chopped his finger and started sucking it!
hacking at his body as he raved, "I'll butcher you! I'll butcher you!"
The area under
Jin Xiangyu's influence was a cesspool of blood and madness.
control of their bodies and Jin Xiangyu's outstanding beauty coupled with her
dance, sunk the place into a living hell, into the Dance of the Demons!
glanced passed the strings and on Chen Yu. She saw the killing intent on her,
"Didn't you want to kill me? Come, I'm right here, kill me."
saw the struggle in Chen Yu, the hesitation. Since you're in such
conflict, you already lost. The stronger the killing intent and the stronger
they are, the faster they fall!
Chen Yu's eyes
lost focus, turning into a pair of dead red eyes. Jin Xiangyu was over the
moon, Not even women can escape my charm.
danced in the peach blossom, with smooth and enticing movements, yet filled
with devastating attraction. When the last flicker of awareness left Chen Yu's
eyes, Jin Xiangyu said, "By thou blade, kill thy self!"
weapon and end your life.
But to her
amazement, Chen Lingyu didn't move an inch and instead let out an odd sound,
she let out a lovely yawn, as if tired, and looked up happy, "Wow, is that
the Galaxy? Is this night? This is the first time Ling'er saw the night
Chen Yu lost
control of her body, handing it over to Chen Ling'er, not Jin Xiangyu.
watched her strangely. Her eyes were pure and innocent, spotless of killing
I just had
can't I make her respond to my orders?
covered her mouth from exhaustion. This was the first time she woke from her
danced among the petals, her white legs stepped forward and lotus bloomed.
Ling'er was just like a bobbing chicken for grain, "Yawn, so
Jin Xiangyu's entrancing dance and kept muttering nonsense, "Oh... um...
sister... your dance... is quite nice... but... Ling'er is too... tired."
closed at last and then flashed open, red with killing intent.
went to sleep and Chen Yu came back!
Chen Yu opened
her eyes only to close them again. But this time was different. It wasn't
because Chen Yu was going to sleep, but because she had to defend against Jin
listened to her surroundings. The Earth Immortals' wails, she ignored. Li
Suyi's blade attacks, she ignored. Void's Crown Prince breaking in and out of
the void, she ignored. Yan Shengxiao's derision, she ignored.
background noise faded, the only sounds reaching her were Jin Xiangyu's feet
landing on lotuses, her sleeves brushing the air.
Chen Yu picked
six needles from her waist and threw. They carried strings next to Jin Xiangyu,
limiting her dancing.
A sleeve fell
off when it touched the string and Jin Xiangyu stopped, "Who are you to
affect my Dance in the Ninth Heaven?"
sneered, "That's not important, now is it?
death is all that matters!"
around Jin Xiangyu aimed to cut her to pieces.
turned into lotus petals, slipped through the strings and drifted closer to
Chen Yu peered
through, eyes flashing with murder. Lotus Reincarnation? The root may
break but the fibers remain?
regardless. I can still see you!
Even a lotus,
even the fibers had a weakness.
Chen Yu pierce
three petals and they all scattered. Yet the fine fibers between each of them
soon gathered them.
Chen Yu aimed
for the strings this time and as countless petals fell, a figure appeared. Jin
Xiangyu coughed blood.
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Chen Yu turned
the tables. Void's Crown Prince and Yan Shengxiao had their eyes flashing at
this. The first hastened, "Kill Yan Mountain's Third Sect Leader
nodded going keep Li Suyi busy.
the Slaughtering Dragon Art inside of her, ready to end him at a moment's
wielded his heavy saber and intersected with Yan Shengxiao's slender sword
again and again.
was flat as she made a slight and hidden move with her ready Slaughtering
Dragon Art on Li Suyi's left flank. If Li Suyi defended just like before, she'd
breach the gap into a full-blown door.
It all went
well, trading blows like a dance, up to when impulsiveness seized his thoughts.
something's wrong. It's a killing move!
Li Suyi didn't
want to be tied up and jumped back fifty or so feet!
Shengxiao's sword hit nothing but air and made small hole three zhang deep into
Li Suyi felt a
sudden impulse creeping up on him. From behind!
Li Suyi hacked
as he turned at Void's Crown Prince coming out of the void. Before he could
even attack, Li Suyi sent him back in.
They both took
this as a coincidence and attacked again. Yan Shengxiao kept Li Suyi occupied
and their attacks crisscrossed into a net of saber waves and sword images all
over the sky. Yan Shengxiao found her chance when Li Suyi just needed to aim
for her arm.
Yet Li Suyi
had another sudden bout of impulsiveness.
another devious tactic?
Li Suyi jumped
back once again.
She looked at
him strangely. This guy is a veteran!
She baited him
yet it fell on deaf ears.
and Crown Prince kept tangling Li Suyi when Crown Prince used Void Palms. Li
Suyi responded with Demon Beheading and blew the palm images up to smithereens.
used this chance to aim for his life, but Li Suyi was already charging Crown
again, they failed.
two hours the two found the problem. He was slippery as an eel. They were best
at silent killing, yet here was Li Suyi who thwarted their chances every step
of the way.
It was as if
he had precog abilities, feeling danger with uncanny accuracy. When they threw
him a bone, he just ignored it.
Mountain sect leader was an easy target!
News came of
the other fight, "Moon Palace's Crown Prince lost at the hands of Yan
Mountain's Second Sect Leader and escaped!"
couldn't win and Yan Mountain's Second Sect Leader is now sealing the entrance
to Sacred Mountain!
Prince spoke, "He might have lost but I won't admit defeat. The four
Paragons are up ahead. We just need to keep these two here and cut off Chen
added, "There's no need to say it, I know that much. Chen Ming's current
strength is enough to crush any genius, and if we let him pass the tribulation,
he'd be unstoppable. There might be no genius in this world to handle
said, "If he grows into an Immortal King, he along with his disciples will
become the second Crownless Assembly."
Prince interjected, "The world isn't big enough for another Crownless
Assembly. If it rises, it heralds the four Great Immortal Domains' doom."
said, "The world can't handle any more powers."
chuckled, "What a pity. You should think about surviving this first!"
turned to Chen Yu holding glimmering silver needles and wiped the blood from
her mouth. She was too much of a threat, but it was too late to back out now.
If Chen Yu and Li Suyi walked, Chen Ming would have a clear path to his goal,
giving his disciples further help in growing stronger.
Chen Yu peered
into the horizon. Light was on the rise. The night was almost over.
She was out of
time. Chen Yu's killing intent spread like a chilling wind, "Thirteen
felt the grim and callous desire for death. She didn't have enough immortal
power for another Dance in the Ninth Heaven, while the opponent just started
using her killing move.
needles flew, cutting off all her retreats.
Her lotus fan
blew away seven of them yet six struck true, binding her acupoints.
Sun rose and a
ray of light graced the earth. Along with it, Chen Lingyu's red eyes turned
pure and innocent.
watched her in awkwardness, We're done for, it's daylight!
Li Suyi made
his way back to Chen Ling'er as he fought, "Third senior brother, let's leave.
Jin Xiangyu won't recover anytime soon."
flying away and Chen Ling'er right behind him. She began to heal him with
and Void's Crown Prince watched skeptically at the escaping pair. Wait,
she just gave a severe wound to Jin Xiangyu yet instead of finishing her off,
is going on!
cursed, "They must be out of immortal power. Go chase them already!"
The two only
then reacted. Li Suyi fought with them the whole night and was running low on
energy. As for the quack, she left a heavy wound on Jin Xiangyu and had to be
nearing her limit too.
Prince flashed before Li Suyi and drove his dagger for his arm. Blood seeped
out and Chen Ling'er waved her green immortal power to heal it the next second.
exclaimed, "Don't be afraid, third senior brother, let's keep
Prince was wide-eyed, This quack can snatch a man from death's
got so intense I forgot!
just reached them as Li Suyi and Chen Ling'er fled. The other two were on their
Chen Ming got
to see the boundless river and the hundred-li-long crossing.
He saw the
four Paragons and the chained man among them.
Yet all faded
when a girl carrying a sword case looked up at the sky, a blatant attempt at
It was a
no-brainer who she was, "Zhuo Qingyao, didn't you hear Master's words?
Didn't I tell you to stay on the mountain and understand the sword? When did I
say you can leave?"
her leg on the ground, "With the mountain empty, I just jumped on Sacred
Mountain. This is climbing, not descending."
is wilder each day. "We'll settle this when I get back!"
stood up, "Hurry it up already, we have other stuff to do besides killing
you. You can bicker all you want in the afterlife!"
reached out with a key and unlocked the chain on Wu Fu's arm.
followed him and inserted their keys. Xu San'er said, "On the count of
three, we run!"
fearful of this Wu Fu.
They let go of
the keys and bolted.
Wu Fu tasted
freedom as the chains fell and bellowed. Locked up for so long, now was time to
let loose. He threw a golden and exploding punch right on the ground.
Ten li around,
the ground sank three feet.
trembled, his bones crackling with each movement. He was like a caged beast
that was now releasing its savagery after a thousand years.
Star Lord and Nr. 0 clashed tens of times on the shattered star. The two looked
up at Sacred Mountain, "That's Wu Chi!"
chuckled, "You ought to remember him. The plain Immortal Emperor, the
unrivaled boxer. Martial God Dipper Fist, ruthless since time immemorial!"
Star Lord smiled, "A nightmare. Even among Martyrs, few are those who can
stand up to him. When Crownless Assembly was fighting a three-way battle, that
fool turned seven Martyr bodies to mush. Few can be his equal on the martial
path. His fist is invincible. These words were never a lie!"
know why Crownless Assembly attacked?"
Star Lord watched dubiously. Even the Paragons left, yet here was a lady with a
sword case on her back, "That miss is done for!"
burning rage reached the sky, "What the hell is Crownless Assembly
He then saw
the Paragons release someone who went and punched the ground.
returned. Crownless Assembly found his incarnation?"
you, Crownless Assembly! It was never your plan to stop with the death of the
offender, you want to kill our geniuses too!"
didn't recognize the fist, but he did. He was Wu Chi's reincarnation, who in Crownless
Assembly's time of glory was fighting against the four Domains at a standstill
and wrecked seven Martyrs' bodies.
Wu Chi was
only weaker than the Almighty Crownless!
muttered, "I should have picked up the Crownless Assembly's wretched
reincarnation search. They surpassed the four Domains in schemes and looked for
Wu Chi no matter the cost."
was ignored. Since when were the dead worthy of interest?
turned to the ongoing scene on Sacred Mountain, "Wu Fu is free."
offender won't be the only one to fall, the other geniuses will follow shortly.
I hope Star Dragon will come to a decision and won't end with us killing
"Wu Fu is
a future Relentless under Almighty Crownless. It is written black on white in
to watch any longer. The offender is doomed."
in this world can best the Paragons and Wu Fu. Even the offender, who surpassed
the Earth Immortal realm's power limit."
As for Zhuo
Qingyao, she was a nobody to them. They were awaiting Chen Ming's death as if
it was predetermined.
say though, the offender's talent is unequaled, immeasurable. Yet falls short
when it comes to wresting Heavenly Dao's authority!"
didn't mind Zhuo Qingyao. One had to know, even Li Suyi and Ling Xian together
were brought to their knees until they screamed for their mommy and daddy.
Not even Chen
Yu was enough.
else, the Eight Sacred Powers Aura he gave her sure was outrageous.
peeked at the two's danger value, 30,000+(3000). This must be the
As for his
value, 30,000+(3000)+(1). Uh, just a point more. Yet this single point
proves I surpassed the Earth Immortal realm.
lady's response said it was the extreme value that went beyond the restricted
guessed it wasn't just one, but a whole lot higher. But after surpassing the
limit, there was no way to measure it.
Wu Fu smiled
at Zhuo Qingyao, "I don't kill women."
She let out a
charming smile, yet cold to the bone, "As it happens, I kill men."
faltered, "I know who I am. I am Wu Fu, with the unrivaled fist. Based of
this, I want to know what are you basing those words of yours."
replied, "Although I want to say my Master is the offender, there's no
need now. But now that I mention it, it sounds pitiful. I am a person who
doesn't need things like pity. If your fist is the best, then my sword is the
best. What do you think?"
have a taste of my unrivaled fist!"
dropped the sword case before her, smashed it, and revealed Ember.
Wu Fu said,
"Tian Bushou's sword. I see, the Matchless in Eight Feet Art. My last
life's only regret was that I never had the chance to fight him. But now I can,
thanks to you."
Bushou is Tian Bushou, while I am Zhuo Qingyao. Remember it well, the one who
killed you is Yan Mountain's Head Sect Leader, Zhuo Qingyao!"
Chen Ming was
too embarrassed to look, even more so at the chūnibyō Zhuo Qingyao. In
a fight, you fight. Why the hell do you need to be so chūnibyō about it?(1)
Wu Fu shook,
activating his Immemorial Hegemonic Body and shining golden like a martial god
in golden armor. He charged for Zhuo Qingyao, his fist's power exploding around
She swiped and
the five-foot-long Ember ignited and hacked at the incoming Wu Fu.
Powers Aura activated!
went off their bodies. Ever since Ember was thrown into the mix, everyone's
view changed. This miss trained in Tian Bushou's sword art!
Eight Feet versus unrivaled fist!
Who'd be the
met the explosive fist. Wu Fu's Immemorial Hegemonic Body was strong enough to
resist a Martyr weapon. Yet, even so, he had to retreat three steps and eyed
her with shock. What's with this unreasonable power?
He saw in
their clash eight sacred beasts flitting above the blade, ready to cut him!
left a white mark on his fist.
Wu Fu wasn't
the only one in shock. The Paragons were dumbstruck!
A sword sent
Wu Fu reeling!
She was Yan
Mountain's Head Sect Leader. She was the one who held the others below her in
ignored it. This battle, if it could be called that, was a life and death
one. In this case, let's avail ourselves of this moment and blindside
No, no, no,
how can I call it that! Me, who meets another head-on for battle can only call
I have a
sharp eye for exploiting windows, that's right.
one was wide open.
Cicada left the sheath. Hegemonic Immortal Sword and threefold speed!
Stellar Array flew from his back and shed starlight on the blade.
were struck by a foreboding feeling. If Head Sect Leader was this strong what
of her Master? How high did he rose?
A Master was
always stronger than his disciple, and this proved true in this case.
shouted, "Watch out! Chen Ming is here!"
three took out their weapons and wanted to go to Chen Ming when the Spear
Paragon felt a shadow flashed towards him.
Damn it! He
tried to block with his spear.
saber wave landed on his body, splitting man and spear in two!
reversed his grip and rushed for the head!
Cicada pierced the forehead and the head was stuck lifeless into the ground.
His eyes lost their light. Chen Ming's move was too tyrannical, killing him at
a moment's notice. The Hegemonic Immortal Sword swallowed his head and all that
was left of it were bits and pieces.
Even a strong
vitality proved useless in the face of the Hegemonic Immortal Sword, nothing
more than paper.
were now reminded that this was a grand boss!
Chen Ming said
to them, "So, you can't last more than an instant, huh? In any case, you
must be mocking my words, but I will accept them graciously!
means, sneer, mock, despise me! I ask that all of you join your voices and
shower me in contempt!"
looked at each other in dismay, Who the f*ck would? Who the f*ck dared?
Zhuo Qingyao's sword pushing Wu Fu back was enough shock as it is!
f*ck would we mock you? Are we sick of living?
But then their
minds were jolted when realizing he was the offender. For him to draw out the
Wordless Upheaval when all others could not, spoke volumes of his power, higher
than any genius there!
Yet here they
were getting careless in front of such an almighty genius.
Wu Fu's power was but a hair below Chen Ming's since he couldn't draw out the Wordless
The main plan
was to have him duke it out with Chen Ming, keeping him busy, despite weaker,
and they'd come to finish the job. Even if almighty, Chen Ming would fall!
But then Zhuo
Qingyao had to show up, so what good would it do now?
They were only
stood there with a smirk plastered on his face, "What's wrong, the way I
see it, you look ready to fight me. That's fine, per the laws of the martial
arts society, let's duel!"
froze, No way! How shameless can you get! Why did you go and say it?
f*cking duel? We aren't dying fast enough, is that it?
raised his saber, "We need to wear him out. He still has the Heavenly
Tribulation to pass!"
Paragon admits Chen Ming was stronger than them yet covered it with anger,
"What choice do we have? As long as we live, let's do it."
smiled regardless, "The way things are, it's not Chen Ming who's passing
the tribulation, we are. We are facing a death sentence, named Chen Ming!"
Sky-crossing Bridge, Zi Yu didn't spare the fighting a glance as he muttered,
"Ganging up? That's the same as loosing before the battle started. Only
when you are certain of your defeat must you engage in group tactics. If it's a
duel then duel already."
Quite the widespread term. It is typically used
to describe early teens who have delusions of grandeur, who so desperately want
to stand out that they have convinced themselves they have hidden knowledge or
weren't the only ones in shock from Zhuo Qingyao's move. You couldn't blame
Dipper's Star Lord and Nr. 0 paused, "What place gave birth to such a
watchers were no different.
Those in the
know as to who Wu Fu was thought something else, "She can match Wu Fu! He
is Wu Chi's incarnation, and even Crownless Assembly treated him with
girl to still be standing must mean she was Empress eons ago!"
the demeanor of one."
who didn't know Wu Fu, "Where did she come from?"
close she is with the offender. They must've had an affair!"
one, but plenty of times."
life or death battle. Dozens of times is more accurate!"
Each side had
its own perspective.
hand was numb but didn't show it. Wu Fu's body was strong to the point a Martyr
weapon couldn't harm him.
her sword and waited for Wu Fu's next move.
He was a great
match, one to which the outcome was unknown. And Zhuo Qingyao loved it.
In the case of
fighting Li Suyi and Ling Xian, winning was obvious, even against Chen Lingyu.
Against Master, she would lose for sure though.
Yet in this
battle, she had no clue how it'd turn out.
end took all the fun out of a fight. But now she could go all out and show her strongest
Wu Fu's punch
was as huge as the sun, raising a storm as it passed. His body glittered golden
like a god!
wielded Ember with exquisite skill, her power focusing on it, enough to blow
the mountains asunder!
immortal metal-like ground had to suffer. Despite its hardness, it proved
fruitless against these behemoths.
Not to mention
the average Earth Immortal's fight could barely put a dent in it, yet Wu Fu and
Zhuo Qingyao turned it into a deadly playground.
Sand rose as
Ember touched the ground rending it unrecognizable.
Wu Fu's fist
bore a new hole in it!
were overwhelmingly strong, they were matchless on this Sacred Mountain. As the
best met the best, only one could prove invincible. Only the first under heaven
had the right to be overpowered!
Chen Ming used
the backhanded grip, "Look, there's just three of you. Won't I die like
Leng Xue was
pissed, "Don't reason with him. If he passes the tribulation, a disaster
will follow. He'll seize Heavenly Dao's authority!"
guess Decree of Untold Daos Aura can be said it can do that. I wonder what
awaits me after it.
Chen Ming had
no intention to let them go, Once I am undergoing the trial, they'll
make sure to strike me where it hurts. Our dear Immortal Master Chen
always loved trash-talking.
have to kill each other? Look, my trial has hardly anything to do with you.
Yeah, let's make a deal. This is the perfect method to satisfy both
advised and urged like a businessman, yet his words hit solid rock. The tree
surrounded him and got in position to avail themselves to any crack, any chink
in his defense.
cursed, "Fine, I don't feel like wasting words anymore. Why use brains
when brawn works just as well?"
Sword's power didn't consume one's all spiritual power. Chen Ming could unleash
it many times before he needed to pop a pill. He ate tree spiritual power
recovery immortal pills anyway, Thanks to having immortal pills, at
worst I'll just have to take some now and then recover over time.
three hardly mattered when they were up against Chen Ming. He had Nine Year
Cicada, and if he used a fourfold speed, he'd be a monster through and through.
He made a
sudden flourish with his blade, changed his grip and scared the three in
retreating a hundred or so steps.
He rushed Leng
Xue with Eight Dragon-ascending Steps and slammed his sword at him. Chen Ming
didn't worry about any counter, knowing the other didn't have the nerve to meet
his blow. He would teach him the meaning of death.
Cicada tore the sky before it struck Leng Xue's saber, sending him three steps
back. Chen Ming pressed the advantage and readied a sweep.
Xu San'er and
Ming Qidian rushed to block him from flaying Leng Xue. A fire greatsword flew
yet Chen Ming just deflected with his saber. Ming Qidian used this chance to
strike down with his halberd!
San'er's greatsword out of the way, he unleashed another hegemonic sword on
hands were numb. Chen Ming's saber touched his halberd and kept pushing him
edged to his body.
At mere inches
from being pierced, Xu San'er and Leng Xue came to help. The ice saber and fire
greatsword unleashed a cross-slash!
kicked the halberd and slashed behind him. Since they were two, they managed to
send Chen Ming flying a few steps.
these blokes aren't half bad.
end anytime soon.
A pity Chen
Ming was lacking precisely that, time. Ling Xian held the entrance, but not for
long. As it was daylight, Chen Lingyu and Li Suyi's situation was bleak. His
time was running out.
At least he
had 3,000 Dao Palaces in him to refine the immortal pills' effects and bring
him to peak power.
battle will become interesting, If you're still skeptical, stay tuned."
Stellar Array flew from his back and the three felt it's pressure. There
it is, the other's savage assault!
began, "Don't hold anything back. Any hesitation from us will end with our
said, "Yes, this is the proper way to show respect to a strong
pierced the sky with Nine Year Cicada. Starlight fell on it, adding to it 3,000
Daos over the Hegemonic Immortal Sword.
This was an overwhelming
stood there unmoving, yet the three crept back one step at a time.
killed Ninth in three attacks, and by the looks of it, it might not be one time
Ninth died out
of carelessness, while they tried to avoid this at all cost.
killing intent grew colder, noticing there wasn't much strength gap between
them, "Tell me, who should I kill first? Guess I'll just point. One
two three four five, Going uphill to kill the tiger, With the tiger gone from
home, The one to die is you."(1)
blade was closing in on Xu San'er, when the later shouted, "Lava Sword
Art's final attack, Sky-burning and Sea-Boiling!"
blade had intense flame rippling on it, as if of rolling lava. Tongues of fire rose
from himself and covered him in lava until he grew to thirty feet tall lava
cultivators had a flame something or ice something they could use. But that
wasn't the point, what mattered was that they could increase their power in
this form. This sword art, in particular, focused one's all into one strike and
unleash a destructive attack many times over.
trembled, his sword soul shivered!
attacked with Hegemonic Immortal Sword and fourfold speed.
When they made
contact, Leng Xue and Ming Qidian took advantage of this and were using their
own best moves on Chen Ming. When Leng Xue wielded his saber, all around him a
snowstorm rose, "Snow Beheading's final attack, Saber Cutting the
The cyan blade
glinted with coldness as if it wanted to freeze everything!
grew into a hundred zhang giant along with his damaged halberd.
This was Law
Phenomenon(2), and art that could make one big, uh, huge. Of course, doing so
in a duel was a death wish. If the enemy poked a hole in you, the damage would
thing was certain, the halberd art would get a large boost.
Halberd Art's final move, Crushing Mountains!"
Cicada and the huge lava greatsword clashed!
The boom left
Xu San'er coughing blood and flinging the fire sword way down yonder.
Thanks to Chen
Ming's speed, he unleashed a second strike. As for getting in the zone to do
it, he had 3,000 Dao Palaces keeping him in top shape for any eventuality.
Chen Ming used
Hegemonic Immortal Sword on Leng Xue's ice saber with his right, and his right
reached for Dao Empyrean Bamboo, Uh, I'm a spiritual cultivator, you
Empyrean Bamboo out, trails of energy gathered around him, covering every
Leng Xue felt
his hands bleeding from the hit, his body letting out cracking sound and then
got blown away like a punching bag.
halberd landed at this point, against the thousand streams of energy.
spread a cloud of dust that covered Chen Ming. But the three knew he was alive
and kicking. Just that his energy was sometimes weaker or strong.
stepped from the sandstorm, bloodied and wiping his mouth, "Ah, it just
won't stop flowing."
survived thanks to the energy streams.
His body was
filled with wounds. They were in the same realm and used moves that could end
If not for Dao
Empyrean Bamboo, he'd be lying dead in the mud.
wasn't the wounded Xu San'er and Leng Xue. Since they needed time to recover,
they wouldn't interfere for a while.
Chen Ming used
Eight Dragon-ascending Steps and rushed at the giant Ming Qidian. The later
wanted to release Law Phenomenon, but Chen Ming wasn't about to let him.
smashed his weapon on Chen Ming. Its strength was obvious, so was its weakness.
His speed was so slow, it almost didn't even register to Chen Ming.
He wielded his
saber, not to kill, but to use its speed to get closer and faster. Slipping
past the halberd, he gripped the saber with two hands and hacked Ming Qidian's
behind it could split anything.
The huge saber
wave bisected Ming Qidian down the middle.
of flesh collapsed and ignited, the two sides of the skeleton knit together.
His halberd rusted, aging under the naked eye.
skeleton swayed as it stood, engulfed in undead fire. His voice was
unrecognizable, "You stripped my flesh! What a powerful Hegemonic Immortal
It was so
strong it robbed him of his fleshly body, yet he was still alive, "A pity
since I cultivate the bones!"
laughed at the bony Ming Qidian, "Oops, I didn't consider what I was
killing just now. Why would I care anyway? If I killed you once, I can kill you
A flame inside
the skull looked quite eye-catching, reflected in Chen Ming's eyes.
Is that his
weak point? Alright then.
hammered with his halberd but when Chen Ming was about to strike, he ran!
run and come back to bite me when I'm busy?
How could our
dear Immortal Master Chen let anyone escape from him?
He used Eight
Dragon-ascending Steps and relied on Void's stele to reduce the cost of
A popular nursery rhyme 30 years ago that was
catchy to children and easy to change based on circumstances. In this case,
think of it as the eeny, meeny, miny, moe rhyme.
Journey to the West reference. Move used by
stepped on the azure dragon while the Allheaven Stellar Array pressed down from
above. The pressure on the giant was immense. He jumped on the skull and
But it didn't
go through. He was too thick-skulled!
entered through the eyes and slashed at the blue ghost fire!
It turned into
Ming Qidian and the large halberd shrank and flew to him to defend.
didn't miss this chance and released Hegemonic Immortal Sword!
Cicada flashed through the ghost fire and split it apart!
kneeled as it lost all power with the destruction of its ghost fire.
stood on the skull and laughed, "Kill me? Doesn't the entire world want to
already? What four Great Immortal Domains? What Crownless Assembly? They're
Xu San'er and
Leng Xue saw the fear in each other's eyes.
Wounded as they were, fighting was meaningless. It was more sensible to recoup.
Chen Ming, yet the later wounded them severely and even fell one!
weaker then he was and the best choice was to flee.
Domains and Crownless Assembly's men watched the events unfold on Sacred
Mountain, how domineering he was, how he killed with impunity.
took it upon itself to challenge the whole world's Earth Immortals in his
stead, yet he won.
and Wu Fu were equals. Wait, uh, yes, totally equal. Crownless Assembly's four
Paragons were cut down to two. They lost.
Wu Fu couldn't
deal with Chen Ming and Zhuo Qingyao together.
It looked like
a loss too.
Zi Yu smiled
on the Sky-crossing Bridge, "Come fish, take the bait..."
Zi Yu had his
own pride. Just how he believed in his logic when teaching those children. Just
how he helped the widow with the water since he believed in his strength. It
He had no
interest in attacking Chen Ming with others. He was confident he could kill him
alone. This was also pride.
Domains turned despondent. He triggered the Wordless Upheaval. He had to have
uncanny cultivation for that, one that borderlined the divine.
On a broke
star, Big Dipper's Star Lord and Nr. 0 panted, "Not even Wu Fu is enough.
Is this all the Crownless Assembly planned?"
Nr. 0 laughed,
"In the Crownless Assembly all are meticulous schemers."
Star Lord was puzzled, "You have another contingency?"
took it as a safety precaution. My junior brother is there."
The blood on
Chen Ming flowed back inside and, fifteen minutes later, all wounds closed. He
landed, watching Zhuo Qingyao's fight, Uh, a battle of equals.
wanted to join and end Wu Fu, but then compelling words came from the
Sky-crossing Bridge, "Fellow Daoist, what was it you said just now, that
the martial arts society had a rule? Duel?"
scanned his danger value: 5...
No way! How
did this guy get here?
Is this the
legendary 5 fighting power?(1)
When Chen Ming
gave him a second one-over, he found his complete danger value, 5+(0)+(1).
The zero was
the restricted value while the point was the extreme value.
him having an extreme value?
looked at his auras, to find only one.
a Word Aura (Confucius is a prefix)
Not a word of monsters and gods!(2)
said, "Leave them to their own devices and we mind ours. Let's duel."
walked on the Sky-crossing Bridge, "You're not a cultivator?"
"No, I do
not cultivate. I am a mortal. Master said it is not my time to cultivate
His aura is
innate and never left the mountain to get others. Auras are only gained through
specific tasks that need a lot of effort. Just how mine came from particular
asked, "I want to know. What makes you so confident you can fight
didn't believe an aura with a prefix would give enough power for a mortal to
surpass the Earth Immortal realm's power limit. His aura's description was more
than confusing, baffling.
Zi Yu replied,
"I never thought of fighting anyone. I only follow Heavenly Dao's will and
came to kill you."
chuckled, "Is this how it wants to kill me?"
our choice. Cultivation means defying Heaven, which means all cultivators are
against it. This, in turn, makes the road ahead arduous. At least, they walk on
one, while you have taken a shaky bridge. Not only do you walk this path but
you also want to steal what you come across. For instance, the item in the
cauldron up ahead. It is called Untold Daos if I'm not mistaken."
dismissed his words, "You won't believe even if I say it, but here I go. I
was conned into walking along this bridge."
please return then, and not pass the tribulation?"
already on the bridge and the way back is shut. On a bridge, your path is set.
If I turn around, would it be called a bridge any longer?"
Chen Ming was
struck by a ridiculous idea, "You can't be thinking of cultivating here
and become immortal in one step, right?"
for later. If I am to cultivate, I shall only do it when I'm the strongest. Now
is not the time, however. "
seen crazy, but you are the first who is even more so than me!
beginning to pique my curiosity!"
Zi Yu watched
Chen Ming from ten zhang away, "What stirred your interest?"
smooth-skinned, elegant and charming young Daoist like you can handle my
Zi Yu lifted
the fish string. It broke the water and the red carp in the river flew out for
six feet in the air trying to catch it, only to splash back into the river.
Its complete form is 'trash with 5 fighting
power'. It is a reference to Dragon Ball Z when Raditz got to Earth and killed
a villager. It means you're weak to the point of idiocy.
From Analects of Confucius. It means one should
choose the human path and not worship supernatural beings.
him the nerve to face me?
strode with his hand on Nine Year Cicada, I needn't fret. It'll all be
clear once I attack. I've come too far to fail at the end!
Zi Yu smiled
and took a book from his sleeve, reading from it, "Not a word of monsters
A faint ripple
spread, with his body as the source.
Chen Ming felt
that everything was getting further and further away from him.
could be taken as: the world had no ghosts, fiends, demons, or gods.
Chen Ming felt
himself changing, as his surroundings.
In a hundred
zhangs around Zi Yu, everything fell from the immortal world and became mortal,
didn't adjust in time and fell to the ground.
He felt his
spiritual power vanished, as well as his stars' power.
different than a mortal!
Sky-crossing Bridge itself became nothing more than a zhang wide stone bridge.
The world was
unchanged outside of Zi Yu's range, while inside all were doomed to be mortal,
words of law!
A prefix aura
had such strength?
He wants to
pull me into the mortal world and fight me here?
watched him with caution. He looked arrogant standing there, as if it was a
game, but still perfectly clear in the severity of things.
me into mortality and must have the means to kill me.
Chen Ming now
understood the power of prefix. Words of law, this description fit it best.
back up and rubbed his red cheek, It's a mortal fight now?
so long only to be thrown back to being mortal... I can't get used to it.
searched around his mind, The only things I can use seem to come from
what I've unlocked when I learned traveling that time...
Nine Year Cicada and pulled it out an inch, "Yep, fourfold speed is gone
A place devoid
of magic and spiritual energy. No magical art worked here, no cultivation could
But at least
he was a mortal too. It was as if he pulled him in his home ground, to fight
him on his own terms.
Zi Yu entered
a firm stance and stretched his hand for Chen Ming, "Please advise!"
Wu Fu and Zhuo
Qingyao watched the two. Wu Fu even cooled his temper. These two filled him
have the chance to go further than even reincarnated immortals."
asked, "What does it mean?"
stop talking rubbish. Let's continue our first under heaven battle."
under heaven? Perhaps. When did those two ever belong to the human world? They
don't, they are a sky above the sky. While we are still beneath it."
lost her patience, "Stop overthinking things. Master is far above
Wu Fu though
it through, That's also right. Chen Ming had another standing,
above them. His power proved it.
Chen Ming drew
his weapon, his caution stretched to the maximum. To be honest, he had no
mortal arts, only for use with cultivation. Who'd ever practice martial arts?
But his eyes
landed on the book in Zi Yu. The words on the cover read, True Martial Dipper
lady didn't fail him, Chen Ming spoke in his heart, "Comprehend the art in
to look at its contents. I can read it as long as it's even a fragment, in the
cultivation world. But not in the mortal world. You need to read it before you
recalled how she could even read the lines on a rotten book and thought this
wasn't much different. Yet she failed in this mortal space.
wanted to use the system lady and learn it. But all attempts failed in this
plain and mortal world.
to think of other means.
slashed at Zi Yu, who's hand began to dance like a snake, and avoid the attack,
"True Dipper Fist's Single Arm Dance in the Blue Sky."
Zi Yu's right
hand flashed and the back of Chen Ming's right hand exploded with pain. His
Nine Year Cicada flew from his hand and stabbed the ground a zhang away.
Zi Yu went
passed him as the wind and spoke with one hand holding the book and the other
outstretched at Chen Ming, "Come!"
Zi Yu didn't
notice how Chen Ming took a peek at his book when all of this happened. Chen
Ming was happy his high retention was still there. Is this my talent?
possible. The system lady used to let him instantly comprehend
everything and had nothing to do with memorizing. But that mattered not as now
his memory was the most important thing at the moment.
each page I learn robs me of a hundred thousand merits. What a powerful art.
But Chen Ming
felt a deja vu coming. I've learned countless magical arts, and this
True Dipper Fist is strikingly similar to Conquering Immortals Art.
I wonder if
I can use it in this mortal world.
The back of
his hand hurt but mattered not. With how many wounds he got along the way, he
got used to the pain a long time ago.
Chen Ming made
a full circle with his fist, the Conquering Immortals Art.
fist attacked Zi Yu, who didn't much care, "Conquering Immortals Art, not
bad. True Martial Dipper Fist is the magnificent Orthodox Dipper Fist while the
Conquering Immortals Art is demonic, known as cruel and vicious. But your
Conquering Immortals Art is far from perfect. You’re not adept enough to use it
in the mortal world."
In Chen Ming's
heart, You're f*cking right, damn it. We're all cultivating
immortality, and killed many along the way. Why the hell would one study the
mortal world's arts?
Zi Yu dodged
him with but a step, while the book in his hand turned, "True Martial
Dipper Fist, Suppressing Dragon and Tiger!"