Immortal and Martial Dual Cultivation - Chapter 2252 Raw 2359 : Hundred Fairies of the Pear Garden, Azure Lotus Sword Dance[Updated at: 2021-02-16 18:03:38]
Chapter 2252 Raw 2359 : Hundred Fairies of the Pear Garden, Azure Lotus Sword Dance
After getting tripped by the beggar, Yuan Zhen felt like dying. He remained sprawled on the floor, not wanting to get up.
“Venerable Yuan Zhen?” the First Prince Wang Fei asked probingly.
The Association Chiefs and Noble Clan Elders all found this incredible.
Why did the Hidden Spirit Temple’s top true inheritor come to the Smiling Daughter Pavilion? Furthermore, he came with Xiao Chen.
Was there some other reason for this?
“Princes, I hope you have been well…”
Since everyone already recognized Yuan Zhen, he could no longer run. So, he stood up with a bitter smile.
When the three princes saw Yuan Zhen’s face after he finally stood up, they felt stifled.
This extinguished their last hope. It really was Yuan Zhen. They could not help feeling concerned about this.
As the three princes looked at the hole in the Smiling Daughter Pavilion’s roof, Xiao Chen holding Heavenly Slayer, and Yuan Zhen, whose stance was unknown, the three princes realized that killing Xiao Chen was much more complicated than they imagined.
The instant everyone recognized Yuan Zhen, the Peak Sovereign Emperor aura lingering over Xiao Chen’s head immediately disappeared.
That Peak Sovereign Emperor hid somewhere, still mysterious and unfathomable, unblockable.
What was a Peak Sovereign Emperor?
Sovereign Emperors could have up to nine Divine Veins. From the first Divine Vein to the third Divine Vein, one would only be a Small Perfection Sovereign Emperor. After three Divine Veins, one would be a Great Perfection Sovereign Emperor. One could be considered a Peak Sovereign Emperor only after six Divine Veins.
Each opened Divine Vein represented one cultivation stage for a Sovereign Emperor. Trying to raise one cultivation stage was very difficult.
Trying to break through bottlenecks was even more difficult. Hence, Great Perfection Sovereign Emperors were already extremely rare.
The peak in Peak Sovereign Emperor was no exaggeration.
As long as this Peak Sovereign Emperor was around—even if he was just a 7-Vein or 8-Vein Sovereign Emperor—the veiled woman had full control over the situation in the Smiling Daughter Pavilion.
However, the Peak Sovereign Emperor would not make a move unless left without a choice.
After all, such a person already stood at the peak. If he casually killed the Heavenly Alliance’s envoy inspector, the consequences would be hard to bear.
When the previous three envoy inspectors died, it happened without any clues left behind; no one knew who murdered them.
Now that Xiao Chen broke the Smiling Daughter Pavilion’s roof and his saber light soared out, he had already startled the entire imperial capital.
Hiding this matter was no longer possible.
Now that the Hidden Spirit Temple’s Yuan Zhen suddenly appeared, the Peak Sovereign Emperor became even more careful and cautious. He had some misgivings about this matter in the first place..
The others also felt concerned, so it was not surprising that the Peak Sovereign Emperor refrained from killing Xiao Chen.
Only the veiled woman showed a strange expression. She gritted her teeth as she looked at Yuan Zhen and said, “Interesting. My Smiling Daughter Pavilion has had all sorts of people coming here before, but never a monk. Venerable Yuan Zhen, your arrival is such a coincidence. Should I call a few headliners over to accompany you?”
Facing Pavilion Master Yang’s words, which were clearly filled with mockery, Yuan Zhen pressed his palms together and replied with a faint smile, “My monastic intentions are already set; I no longer pursue the desires of lust. This humble monk thanks Pavilion Master Yang for her kindness. Benefactor Xiao just invited me to come to Pavilion Master Yang’s banquet, and I do not have any other intentions.”
When the veiled woman heard this, she felt incredibly frustrated. This damned baldy spoiled her plans.
With a few casual words, Yuan Zhen easily resolved his awkward position.
“A firm Buddhist heart. Venerable Yuan Zhen lives up to his reputation. With just a few words, he showed his monastic intentions.”
“However, since Venerable Yuan Zhen is together with Xiao Chen, could Xiao Chen have a deep connection to the Hidden Spirit Temple?”
“Interesting. It looks like this sure-death situation might not be so sure, after all.”
“I have long heard of the Heavenly Alliance’s Xiao Chen. When he first arrived, he killed that arrogant Monarch Yu. Today, the three princes gathered before him but could not gain the upper hand. I think it is better for such a person to live.”
“Indeed. It would be a pity if he died. Did you all see it earlier? He killed a 3-Vein Sovereign Emperor with one saber strike in the Smiling Daughter Pavilion.”
“It is because of the saber in his hand, right?”
“Haha! Even if you had that saber, could you do it?”
The originally sure-death situation suddenly changed after the beggar exposed Yuan Zhen’s identity.
While Yuan Zhen was very strong, he could not change the situation by himself. However, everyone had to consider the Hidden Spirit Temple behind him.
A bright light flashed in the Eighth Prince Wang Feng’s eyes. He was a smart person and also an outstanding talent of the Royal Clan.
The Eighth Prince felt threatened by Xiao Chen’s earlier performance. To him, he had to either make such a person submit or kill such a person while it was early.
If the Eighth Prince did not kill such a person, he would not make such a person an enemy.
However, the Eighth Prince had already thoroughly offended this person. Even if Yuan Zhen was here, the Eighth Prince had to kill Xiao Chen, if possible.
“Venerable Yuan Zhen, it has been a long time. Pardon me for being nosy, but what exactly is the relationship between you and Benefactor Xiao?” The Eighth Prince Wang Feng felt that the relationship between Yuan Zhen and Xiao Chen was not firm, even possibly queer.
Earlier, Yuan Zhen tried to run. However, the drunk beggar tripped him up, causing him to remain here.
Yuan Zhen smiled faintly. “I have no relationship with Benefactor Xiao. However, Benefactor Xiao has a deep connection with my Buddhist sect. He possesses the highest Honorary Gift of the Buddhist sect, a Golden Letter personally written by the Lord Kāśyapa Buddha. As long as he shows this Golden Letter, the Buddhist sect monks have to help him.”
What a joke. How can I have a relationship with this fellow? After being tricked by Xiao Chen several times, he wished that Xiao Chen would die here.
Since Yuan Zhen met Xiao Chen, he had been tricked at every turn.
Fortunately, I was wise. Otherwise, my reputation would be ruined here.
Even so, if Xiao Chen were willing to use the Golden Letter here, Yuan Zhen would not mind helping him resolve this issue.
After all, Yuan Zhen would receive many benefits by taking back the Golden Letter.
“A Golden Letter? Will Young Master Xiao show it to us? If you really have the Golden Letter, this prince will immediately leave.”
The Eighth Prince could not help being stunned on hearing that. Perhaps I have no way to do anything to Xiao Chen today.
Xiao Chen entered deep thought. If I can resolve this problem by showing the Golden Letter, it is worth considering.
Just as everyone thought that Xiao Chen would take out the Golden Letter, something strange happened.
Suddenly, a sword light flashed from the roof of the Smiling Daughter Pavilion, appearing as resplendent as the sun.
Xiao Chen’s expression immediately changed. Before the sword Qi arrived, cracks already appeared in his Dao Domain.
The newcomer was an expert, one that was at least a 5-Vein Sovereign Emperor. Xiao Chen had been keeping his guard up against the mysterious and unfathomable Peak Sovereign Emperor, but he did not expect such an expert to be hidden.
By the time Xiao Chen discovered sword light, it was already too late.
There was no way to dodge this strike.
Such a change happened in an instant, startling everyone.
From the great might displayed, anyone with any level of judgment could tell that this sword strike was launched after storing up power for a long time. Even a 4-Vein Sovereign Emperor could not block it.
Xiao Chen was in imminent danger!
“What is a Fiend? Idle clouds change to wild cranes; the lush mountains and green water question the heart!”
A flash of saber light appeared from nowhere. A figure seemed to leap out of a painting of lush mountains and green waters.
“Ka ca!” The saber light broke the sword light, knocking back the mysterious black-clad person.
The black-clad person who attacked Xiao Chen grunted as the saber light slammed him back.
Xiao Chen took a clear look. The person who came to his rescue was Fiendish Saber Xi Mu’s disciple, Lu Benwei. He could not help exclaiming in joy, “Big Brother Lu, why are you here?”
Lu Benwei landed and smiled. “Master learned that you were going to the Yanwu Dynasty and felt very worried, so I took the initiative to request I be sent to you. When you entered the Yanwu Dynasty, I was already behind you.”
“Who is Fiendish Saber Xi Mu to you?” the mysterious black-clad man shouted as he looked at Lu Benwei.
Lu Benwei smiled faintly and replied, “My untalented self is his disciple. You should be a Supreme Elder of the Divine Sword Pavilion, right? What a Righteous Dao sect’s grandmaster! To think you know no shame.”
The Eighth Prince’s expression flickered, a trace of anger flashing in his eyes as he turned to look at Duke Yun.
Duke Yun lowered his head, not saying a word. However, his eyes betrayed that he found the situation unfortunate.
Senior Dao Yan actually failed!
“There is no need for you to care who I am. Xiao Chen, I will come for your head another day!”
After being exposed, the black-clad man did not want to remain, so he turned to leave. Lu Benwei wanted to give chase, but Xiao Chen stopped him. “Let him go. Eighth Prince, do you still want me to take out the Golden Letter?”
The Eighth Prince’s supporters were sects within the Yanwu Dynasty, with the Divine Sword Pavilion at the lead.
This question countered the Eighth Prince.
The Eighth Prince’s face trembled slightly in extreme embarrassment. It was one thing to make a sneak attack, but the sneak attack failed. He felt too ashamed to remain here. However, he would not be able to swallow his frustration if he left.
“Cut the crap. Quickly take out the Golden Letter. Who knows whether it is real or fake?!”
A dark look flashed in Wang Feng’s eyes as he spoke. He was going to fall out completely with Xiao Chen.
“Is that so? Well, I do not need to use the Golden Letter!”
With a thought, the Black and White Eggs in the Divine Universe Stele leaped out from the Divine Universe Stele.
The Black and White Eggs’ figures appeared in a flash, flanking Xiao Chen. Their auras soared, increasing from 4-Vein Sovereign Emperors to 5-Vein Sovereign Emperors.
“If anyone wants to kill Egg Egg, you will have to ask us Black and White Eggs for permission first!”
The Black and White Eggs adjusted their strength according to Xiao Chen’s. Now that Xiao Chen activated his Alloy Dragon Armor, he rivaled a 4-Vein Sovereign Emperor. The two combat puppets had no problem adjusting their strength to 5-Vein Sovereign Emperors, as doing so complied with the rules their master left.
It was not over yet.
A mysterious ghostly melody rang out outside the Smiling Daughter Pavilion. Then, a huge hole got blasted open in the building. The Misty Rain Pavilion’s Su Ye led dozens of women in.
Pipas, pipes, flutes, bells, and many other ancient instruments rang out in unison.
As the elegant and grand music played, a group of graceful women with unparalleled beauty entered under Su Ye’s lead.
Su Ye held a zither as she stood beside Xiao Chen. Looking at the veiled woman, she smiled and said, “Little bitch, this is a pretty good trap. However, it is not that easy to kill my Heavenly Alliance’s envoy inspector.”
It was indeed difficult. At the very least, the group of women behind Su Ye held Soul Tool instruments. No one dared to be careless.
The veiled woman seemed to have a grudge with Su Ye. When she saw Su Ye, she appeared even angrier than when she saw Xiao Chen. She said, “Su Ye! To think that you dare to come to my Smiling Daughter Pavilion and cause trouble! You are seeking death. Where are the Azure Lotus Fairies?!”
“Coming like lightning, showing anger. Stopping like the rivers and seas forming a green light. Flowers fill a hall, intoxicating three thousand guests. One cold sword light for fourteen provinces!”
[TL Note: The above is a line from a Tang Dynasty poem.]
A bright moon slowly rose above the Smiling Daughter Pavilion. When the bright moon hung high in the sky, a group of white-clad women arrived, carrying the Smiling Daughter Pavilion’s Soul Tool, the Fairy Basket. As they arrived, tens of thousands of vibrant flowers bloomed. These white-clad women held swords, looking like fairies descending from the moon to the mortal realm.
“Damn! Why is there such a huge commotion? The Misty Rain Pavilion’s legendary Hundred Fairies of the Pear Garden and the Smiling Daughter Pavilion’s Azure Lotus Sword Dance both appeared simultaneously.”
“What are they doing?”
“My goodness. I must be seeing wrong. This is definitely a dream.”
Such a magnificent setup stupefied the honored guests watching from afar, inducing a sense of unreality.
The Misty Rain Pavilion had close to one hundred Soul Tool instruments. However, the Smiling Daughter Pavilion’s Fairy Basket had been passed down for a long time, able to face off one hundred Soul Tool instruments. The Azure Lotus Fairies danced with swords, dressed in white and looking unparalleled. They were going to fight for real now.
No matter who won, both sides would have to pay a huge price.