Rescuing Someone’s Life
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The emergence of the Dark Shadow made Jiang Chen feel uncomfortable. Although he wasn’t afraid of them, the organization was still a tough and troublesome enemy. Today, he had killed one of their people and that would definitely offend them. His life from now on would always be in danger and they would always be in pursuit for him.
“Little Chen, do you think that it might be Nan Bei Chao who hired the Dark Shadow’s a.s.sa.s.sins?”
Big Yellow asked.
“Not possible. You still don’t understand Nan Bei Chao’s personality? He is an extremely arrogant man. All he wants to do is to kill me in person. Only through this could help him wash away all the shame that I brought upon him. Moreover, Nan Bei Chao may not even know that I have come to the Mysterious Domain. Otherwise, he would have come in search of me.”
Jiang Chen disagreed with Big Yellow’s opinion straight away. Nan Bei Chao was extremely proud of his own power because of his inborn Monarch Qi. If he wanted to get rid of Jiang Chen, he would have done it himself.
“That’s right. That super proud dude, how can he use people’s strength to kill you?”
Big Yellow nodded. He remembered what had happened in the Qi Province. Jiang Chen and Nan Bei Chao held the two main roles in the battle. Nan Bei Chao had extraordinary pride and he had lost his pride when he lost to Jiang Chen last time, but he made sure that he was going to get it back.
“Who is Nan Bei Chao?”
Tyrant asked curiously.
“A very powerful person. A hundred years ago, when the Greatest Saint slashed open the door of heaven, some celestial souls descended into our world. Nan Bei Chao is a reincarnation of one of those celestial souls. That dude is a strong opponent. Now, he has appeared in the Mysterious Domain with a Third Grade Minor Saint Divine Beast White Tiger. Even the master of the Nebula Sect, Nebula Kidd, has lost to his White Tiger recently. I’m afraid that there won’t be peace in the domain after his arrival.”
Jiang Chen spoke as he quickly used his Divine Sense to stuff all the information about Nan Bei Chao to Tyrant, mostly the incidents that happened in the Qi Province.
“You have countless enemies wherever you go, huh? Now that the Dark Shadow and Nan Bei Chao popped out suddenly, it seems like your life isn’t going to be easy.”
Tyrant sighed. He had known Jiang Chen for a very long time. Everywhere he went, he would have even more enemies. Now, another stronger enemy had come into the picture. This only happened because Jiang Chen was an abnormal being. If he was another person, he would be dead by now.
“Only a lifestyle like this is meaningful. There are still days remaining before the opening of the Death Mountain. Now, we have another company, the Dark Shadow, so we will depart here tomorrow for the Death Mountain.”
Jiang Chen said. The Dark Shadow was a very scary group. It wouldn’t take long after the a.s.sa.s.sin was killed before they were informed. According to their style of actions, they would send a stronger a.s.sa.s.sin to murder Jiang Chen. If he continued to stay here, he might bring another disaster to the Ran Feng Monastery and Zuo Family.
Since it wasn’t very long until the day of the exploration, there was no harm going there early. Once the Death Mountain was opened, the crowd would certainly be messy, making it very hard for the Dark Shadow’s a.s.sa.s.sin to a.s.sa.s.sinate him.
Most importantly, Jiang Chen had to quickly enhance his own strength. There wasn’t any advantages for him to stay in the monastery given his current strength. He initially wanted to stay overnight here for a few days before going there, but the emergence of the Dark Shadow had stolen away his leisure.
The following day, two men and a dog left the monastery without informing Abbot Yuan Ming as they headed for the Death Mountain.
Jiang Chen’s team wasn’t deemed to be neither a weak team nor a strong team. The highest grade that was allowed was an Eighth Grade Combat Emperor. They are certainly no match for such high grade opponents.
Therefore, enhancing their strength was vital. Jiang Chen’s main purpose on his journey until now was to advance his grade. His grade had improved drastically due to his diligent training, but it was never enough every time he encountered an obstacle.
They weren’t moving very fast. They were sightseeing on their way and only reached the isolated wilderness in the evening.
There was a boundless stretch of wilderness in the area but a very few inhabitant. Since there was still a few days before the opening of the Death Mountain, the people they met on the way weren’t that many. There were only Combat Soul cultivators who tried their very best to rush to the Death Mountain.
The Mysterious Domain was a big place, so travelling to the Death Mountain was considered quite far for Combat Soul cultivators because they hadn’t mastered the technique of spatial zone.
A blare was heard from the air and a wave of combat aura was released. Jiang Chen and Tyrant stared at each other as they flew towards the source of the sound.
Above the wilderness, there was an intense battle happening. Three seniors in yellow robes had surrounded a senior in black.
These four had powerful Qis, having at least the Qi of Fifth Grade Combat Emperor. The old man in black was carrying a fierce and malicious expression, but because he had already sustained many injuries on his body, he became vulnerable under the attack of the other three men.
The old man in black said it cruelly.
“Sot Old Man, your Devil Religion does all kinds of evil things so your death is not to be regretted. I have tried very hard to contain you. Naturally, I will have to exterminate you, the cursed one.”
An old man in Yellow Robe said with a cold smile on his face. The old man in black wasn’t a stranger to Jiang Chen and his friends, he was the Sot Old Man of Dark Devil Religion, the one who had helped Jiang Chen in Liang Province.
The other three were men from the Freedom Palace. The one who spoke was Thunder Core, the deadly foe of Sot Old Man. Today, three elders of the Freedom Palace had besieged him, which wasn’t an easy task.
“Thunder Core, the way your Freedom Palace operates is truly crooked. Fight me alone if you have the guts. I don’t fear you!”
Sot Old Man’s face was full of fury.
“Haha…Sot Old Man, talking about the integrity in front of you people of the Devil Religion is pointless. We have locked down the entire spatial zone here. You’re now seriously wounded which means that your death is certain. I think that you should offer yourself to us so that you can die smoothly.”
Another elder of Freedom Palace shouted. In their eyes, Sot Old Man was already a corpse. In a situation like this, Sot Old Man was going to get killed unless there was some kind of favourable accident were to happen.
Miracles could indeed happen at any time under this circ.u.mstance.
Jiang Chen was watching the scene from a dark place as his eyes released two rays of cold light, especially after seeing Thunder Core. He didn’t have any favourable impression of the Freedom Palace.
“Little Chen, this old man have saved you in the Liang Province and he is one of the Dark Devil Religion’s people, but unexpectedly, he is one who is besieged.”
Big Yellow said.
“He saved me that day so today is the day for me to save him.”
Jiang Chen smiled. He was determined to save Sot Old Man. Since he had encountered this situation, he wouldn’t do nothing about it. Even if he wasn’t doing this for Sot Old Man, he had to do this for his friend, Han Yan.
“It’s easier said than done. Those three are Fifth Grade Combat Emperors. My combat strength only allows me to get rid of a Third Grade Combat Emperor. I am totally no match for a Fourth Grade. These are Fifth Grade Combat Emperors. Can we even defeat them? Furthermore, there are three of them.”
Tyrant looked worried as he said it to Jiang Chen. He didn’t feel that it was simple to rescue the old man, as the opponent was too strong. There were three Fifth Grade Combat Emperors which were way more powerful than them.