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Chapter 360 – Martial Palace
“This is crazy, absolutely crazy! That Jiang Chen is incredibly daring, he really show up on Mount Tianyuan and partic.i.p.ated in the Gathering of Skynet! Not only that, he also killed both Shangguan Yiqing and Xuan Yuzi, the two number one geniuses of the Jian Province! What a fierce man!”
“d.a.m.n it, I’ve heard that Jiang Chen is only a Peak Divine Core warrior, but he actually possess such formidable combat strength! He also has that incredible razor sharp longsword with him! I really wish to see what he looks like!”
“Fierce! He is a very fierce man! What he did proves that he wants to fight till the end with both Shangguan Clan and Myriad Sword Sect! Both superpowers gave out orders to kill not long ago, and he just killed their number one geniuses, such a huge loss for them!”
“Right now, the entire Jian Province is completely locked up by the Shangguan Clan and Myriad Sword Sect. All big and small powers of the Jian Province are under the two superpowers’ command, and their eyes are everywhere. I wonder, can Jiang Chen really escape safely?”
The entire Jian Province was in a turmoil right now, when Jiang Chen appeared, he brought a storm with him, and the death of Shangguan Yiqing and Xuan Yuzi had exploded out like a bomb. No one could have thought that Jiang Chen would really show up on Mount Tianyuan. In the crowds’ opinions, Jiang Chen should have been running for his life, but unexpectedly, he was daring enough to show up. If they had known that Jiang Chen would show up, those mighty senior warriors from the Shangguan Clan and Myriad Sword Sect might have hidden somewhere on Mount Tianyuan, and they wouldn’t end up losing their future’s biggest hope.
As the entire Jian Province was searching for Jiang, within a remote mountain range located outside the Jian Province’s borders, a man dressed in white suddenly appeared in a ghostly manner. This young man wore a carefree smile on his face.
“The Jian Province should be in a turmoil right now, but I don’t think anyone knows I’ve already left the Jian Province.”
This young man was none other than Jiang Chen. I took him about two hours to cross Mount Tianyuan’s region and leave the Jian Province. Even the Shangguan Clan’s Clan Chief wouldn’t expect Jiang Chen to be some incredibly fast. Therefore, both superpowers thought that Jiang Chen was still in the Jian Province.
The Jian Province covered a large amount of land, but the distance between Mount Tianyuan and the Martial Palace was only a quarter of the length of the entire Jian Province. Together with the Nine Phantom Wolves and Dimensional s.h.i.+ft, Jiang Chen was able to fly with incredible speed that was hard for others to imagine. So, he completely left the Jian Province after just two hours.
After leaving the Jian Province, Jiang Chen reached the Eastern Continent’s number one province. This was a land ruled by the Martial Saint Dynasty, but this province didn’t cover a huge land. Or, put it this way, initially, there were only 27 provinces in the Eastern Continent. The Martial Saint Dynasty occupied a big piece of land right in the center of the continent, the heart of the Eastern Continent.
The natural Yuan energy here was the thickest among all the other places in the Eastern Continent. The scenery here was most magnificent, and a mammoth like existence was located right in the center of this province; the Martial Saint Dynasty’s imperial household!
Besides that, there was another gigantic power here; the Martial Palace! It was ruled directly by the Martial Saint Dynasty, and it was the most advanced inst.i.tute in the Eastern Continent. It was a place where all the geniuses gathered, and no ordinary men could be found here. Those who came here to cultivation were all from n.o.bility, family members of the imperial family, sons of the emperors, and genius disciples from all kinds of different powers in the Eastern Continent. To sum it up, those who came here to cultivate were all elite in terms of status or talent, there was no doubts about that.
Therefore, the Martial Palace had become a cradle, a cradle that raised geniuses. Countless geniuses dreamt about coming here to cultivation, because not only did it represent their status, they would also be able to obtain the best cultivation resources, as well as the chance to receive the Martial Saint Dynasty’s appreciation. If they did, their status would be completely different.
The Martial Palace was located right in the center of a mountain range with an extraordinary landscape. This mountain range was the most beautiful place in the Eastern Continent, and it was constantly covered in white fog, causing it to look like a place from the Realm of Immortals.
This mountain range was named after the Martial Palace, and it was called Mount Wufu. Right at this moment, outside Mount Wufu, three people and a dog stood tall while facing the gentle wind. In front of them there was a huge stone tables a few meters tall, and on top of it, three characters (武府山) were written like dragons flying and phoenixes dancing, ‘Mount Wu Fu’.
[TL: Wu Fu is Martial Palace, but Mount Martial Palace doesn’t sound good, so I’ll just call it Mount Wufu.]
From the depth of these characters on the stone tablet, it wasn’t difficult to imagine how incredible the cultivation of the man who wrote this was.
This stone tablet symbolized the border of Mount Wufu, the sacred place for countless warriors. This was the land all warriors dreamt about coming to. Every day, some warriors would come here and look at it, but none dared crossing the border and stepping onto the mountain range, because this was not a place where anyone could simply enter. Challenging the Martial Palace’s dignity was a deadly sin.
“Mount Wufu, so this is where the Martial Palace is located?”
Nangong Wentian stared at the mountains stretching into the distance in front of him as he asked with mixed emotions. After this group crossed the Jian Province, they came straight to the Martial Palace.
“What an extraordinary scenery! Much prettier than the Black Sect.”
Yan Chenyu praised.
“This place is the most advanced inst.i.tute in the Eastern Continent, there is no way the Black Sect can compare. It’s a land that cultivates the dreams of countless geniuses.”
Just like all the other countless geniuses, the Martial Palace was a place Han Yan had dreamt about joining. Even now that he was here, emotions still struck him hard.
“But this place doesn’t look as big as the Black Sect.”
Nangong Wentian glanced at the rows of buildings on top of the different mountains, and couldn’t help but say.
“Of course! Although the Black Sect is only from the Qi Province, but with the huge amount of disciples we have, we need a big place to house all of them. However, the Martial Palace is different! Those who live here are all elites, and therefore, their numbers can’t compare with the Black Sect.”
Han Yan said with a smile on his face.
“Alright, since we’re here, let’s enter.”
Big Yellow shook his head and prepared to walk onto Mount Wufu.
“I wonder how Chen Gege is right now.”
Yan Chenyu said in a worried tone. They had been rus.h.i.+ng over here, so they still didn’t know what had happened back on Mount Tianyuan, and they did not know that the Jian Province was in a turmoil right now.
“Don’t worry, nothing bad is going to happen to him.”
Big Yellow responded. He was really confident in Jiang Chen.
“That’s right. With Little Chen’s strength, even if he can’t defeat them, he can still run away without any problems.”
Han Yan said.
“Who said I can’t defeat them? Look, who’s here?”
A voice could suddenly be heard from behind their backs. The group immediately turned around, and saw Jiang Chen standing right behind them, looking at them with a smile on his face.
“The f.u.c.k? Little Chen, how did you get here so fast? Or, did you not even go to Mount Tianyuan?”
Nangong Wentian was shocked.
“You guys were traveling too slowly. I went to Mount Tianyuan, killed Shangguan Yiqing and Xuan Yuzi, and now the entire Jian Province is completely locked down by both superpowers. But, too bad, I have already left, kaka…”
Jiang Chen laughed out in a carefree manner.
Han Yan and Nangong Wentian’s eyes were wide with shock. Shangguan Yiqing and Xuan Yuzi were both killed? Could it really be done so quickly? This was ridiculous! But, since it was Jiang Chen who told them these news, neither of them doubted him.
“Wakaka, this master dog knew you could do it!”
Big Yellow joyfully laughed out.
“But, this is insanely fast! Don’t tell me those two guys were just some weaklings?”
Nangong Wentian asked with mixed emotions.
“Little Chen, hurry up and tell us what happened!”
Han Yan impatiently asked.
“Shangguan Yiqing and Xuan Yuzi had called upon a lot of geniuses to help them. They set up a formation called the Skynet Formation……”
Jiang Chen roughly told them about what happened back on Mount Tianyuan. His words caused them to be even more shocked, they couldn’t help but give him a big thumbs up. Indeed, Jiang Chen’s tactics were terrifying, he was able to turn the tables in such a deadly situation, and defeat his opponents.
Han Yan and Nangong Wentian said at the same time.
“But with this, the Shangguan Clan and Myriad Sword Sect are definitely going to be angrier, they will just keep attacking Chen Gege.”
Yan Chenyu said in a worried tone.
“No worries. Even if I didn’t kill Shangguan Yiqing and Xuan Yuzi, both superpowers and I would still have the same violent relations.h.i.+p. The intense resentment between us will never be resolved, so let’s just proceed to the Martial Palace.”
After saying that, Jiang Chen walked past the stone tablet and proceeded toward the Martial Palace.
When they entered the place, they immediately felt the natural Yuan energy around them at least twice as strong as it was outside. This place simply a sacred place for cultivation!
“Little Chen, are we going to go find Wu Jiu now?”
Big Yellow asked.
“Later, let’s go find Zihan and the others first, see how their lives here are. If Brother Jiu knows I’m here, he will come find me himself.”
Jiang Chen said with a smile. Previously, he had been given three spots, and Jiang Chen had given the opportunity to Yu Zihan, Guan Yiyun, and Tian Yishan. It had been three months since they came here with Xuan Ye. Jiang Chen just wanted to know how these three guys were doing in the Martial Palace.
“Go no further!”
A deep voice suddenly sounded out not far away from them. When Jiang Chen and group looked over, the immediately saw four tall and muscular men blocking their path. These men wore golden armor, and carried pikes. The indifferent expressions on their faces showed that they were doing their job well.
These four men were the Martial Palace’s guards, and they might have been sent over by the Martial Saint Dynasty. Each of them were Divine Core warriors.
“d.a.m.n, even the guards here are Divine Core warriors, they could be sect elders in the Qi Province!”
Han Yan said. Comparing the Qi Province to the Martial Palace, the gap was not small.
“Who are you? Why are you intruding the Martial Palace without permission? Do you guys know what this place is?”
The leading golden warrior shouted out loudly, portraying an extremely arrogant att.i.tude. Although they were only Divine Core warriors, they did have the ability to be arrogant, because this place was the Martial Palace, and no one would dare offend even the most ordinary guards. No one were daring enough to cause trouble here, because that was an action no different from provoking the Martial Palace.
“We are looking for Wu Lang.”
Jiang Chen said with a smile. He didn’t mention Wu Jiu’s name, because during his trip to the Island of Ice, before Wu Lang left, he had asked Jiang Chen to seek him out in the Martial Palace.
“You’re looking for the Young Palace Chief? Who are you guys? How do you know our Young Palace Chief?”
The leader of the guards was surprised, and he threw an examining look onto Jiang Chen and the group. When he heard Wu Lang’s name, his voice clearly became softer.
Because of the way this guard addressed Wu Lang, Jiang Chen was able to confirm Wu Jiu’s ident.i.ty. Wu Lang was the son of the Ninth Emperor, but he was addressed as young master in the Martial Palace. Wu Lang’s father was clearly the Palace Chief.