Jin Yuhuan looked up and saw these outer disciples appear out of nowhere, and her face changed drastically. Her eyes were looking straight at one of the young men with a sharp-jaw and thin face as if he knew him.
“Junior Sister Apprentice Jin, you seem to have forgotten Sha Tongtian, Senior Fellow Apprentice Sha’s advice again. If you all have nothing to do, don’t give Junior Sister Apprentice Jin any trouble.” The short young man with a hideous pockmarked face sneered and said.
After the short man mentioned Sha Tongtian’s name, most of the onlookers were shocked. It was then followed by a commotion.
“Is that the person of the Sha Family who became inner disciple at a young age?”
Someone whispered a few words, then almost half of the onlookers turned around without a second thought. Even those who remained there looked shocked.
There was silence around Jin Yuhuan’s booth.
Although Liu Ming didn’t know the origin of Sha Tongtian, judging from the words of the onlookers, the Sha Family seemed to have some background. Sha Tongtian seemed to be well-known in the outer disciples, but after thinking about it, this woman who could easily take out the pulse connecting spiritual talisman, she must have some background too.
“Senior Fellow Apprentice Sha, let us pass a message to ask you what is your consideration for that matter.” Seeing the crowd of onlookers left or remained silent, the young man with a sharp-jaw and thin face couldn’t help showing a triumphant expression. He asked with a spurious smile.
Jin Yuhuan glanced at the young man; her face turned pale, but her cold expression was telling that she didn’t mean to answer at all.
“Junior Sister Apprentice Jin, it’s not the first time I have come to see you. As far as I know, your Jin Family and the Sha Family have friendships for hundreds of years. Such a wonderful thing is like icing on the cake. Why do you need to think about it? ?” Another scholar-looking young man saw this woman remained silently, and he persuaded in a softer tone.
“Just give up, I will never promise Sha Tongtian…” Jin Yuhuan gritted her teeth and answered. There was a hint of determination in her eyes.
Upon hearing this, the sharp-jaw thin face young man and the short hideous young man were slightly surprised, while the scholar-like young man couldn’t help shaking his head.
“Hmph, since Senior Fellow Apprentice Sha has spread the news, no one of the outer disciples will risk their lives to help you. Junior Sister Apprentice Jin, if you have reconsidered your option, we will come again.” The young man with a sharp-jaw and thin face deliberately raised his voice.
After several sneers, these people didn’t say much and left swaggeringly.
At this time, Jin Yuhuan’s face looked pale. She looked at the remaining crowd, and the people dodged her sight.
She felt cold in her heart. She stood up, closed the stall, and then walked toward the south street which was the exit of the market.
As soon as she left the city, she gently made a gesture. She then disappeared into the sky.
At this time, the remaining onlookers nearby were talking again.
“As far as I know, the Jin Family and the Sha Family are indeed close, but that was hundreds of years ago. At that time, the two families had an esoteric disciple in the Real Pellet State, and the two families had a mutual relationship. It was a pity that since Jin Yuhuan’s ancestor died inadvertently, the Jin Family has gradually declined in the last hundred years. There isn’t even a Crystallization Period powerhouse in their family. Only Jin Yuhuan is left now. Taking advantage of the previous glory of her family, she became an outer disciple of the Condensation State.” An elderly man with crane hair in his 70s, wearing outer disciple costume, said to a bearded companion next to him.
“I don’t know the Jin Family very well, but I still know a little bit about the Sha Family. There are still several Crystallization Period people in the Sha Family, and Sha Tongtian has good aptitude and talent in cultivation. He was picked up as an inner disciple by Tianjian (Sky Sword) Peak at a young age. He even reached the Condensation Period later stage in just a few years. He is also a Sword Cultivator. It can be said that he has the most potential in the Sha Family. I heard that even an elder is also eyeing him. He may even become an esoteric disciple in the future. It’s strange to say that with Sha Tongtian’s current strength and the Sha Family’s power, it is easy to find a dual cultivation partner. However, he insists on pursuing Jin Yuhuan. There may be some stories behind this.” The bearded man said from the side.
“In this way, in recent years, the two families have turned against each other because of the fact that this woman swears not to commit dual cultivation?” The old man with white hair was surprised when he heard this.
“This woman has repeatedly refused the Sha Family’s good intentions, which probably annoys Sha Tongtian. This person warned the outer disciples and ordinary disciples who were closer to Jin Yuhuan, claiming that if anyone helped Jin Yuhuan, they would be going against him. Some people are afraid of getting into trouble, so they have no choice but to stay away from her. Otherwise, this woman won’t appear in the market and use such a valuable pulse connecting spiritual talisman to seek help from others.” The bearded man smiled bitterly as he said slowly.
Other people also discussed for a while before leaving…
After Liu Ming on the side heard that Sha Tongtian was just an inner disciple of the Condensation Period, he immediately weighed the matter. Suddenly, he walked quickly to the direction of Jin Yuhuan, After leaving the market, he flew away.
To the south of Tai Qing Sect market, over two hills hundreds of feet high, there was an extremely dense red maple forest. It looked like a sea of fire from afar.
There was often a poisonous insect, “red leaf worm” that fed on red maple leaves. This worm had no value except for making some common antidote, so people rarely came here.
A woman with a beautiful face and a white brocade robe was standing in the depths of the dense forest. Her face looked uncertain and worried. This woman was Jin Yuhuan.
An hour ago, not long after she left the market, she heard a faint voice transmission after flying over a hill to return to her cave house,
“Miss Jin, I’m willing to accompany you to the dangerous place in exchange for the pulse connecting spiritual talisman in your hands. If you are willing, we will meet in the dense red maple forest south of the market after an hour.”
The person who sent the sound transimission seemed to have a high level of cultivation. Jin Yuhuan used mystic arts to detect a few miles near her, but she couldn’t find the trace of this person. After hesitating, she turned south to the red maple forest.
After waiting for another ten minutes, there was a rustling sound from a direction in the woods, and then a black figure flashed. After turning blurred, a young man in a green robe appeared in front of Jin Yuhuan.
This man was Liu Ming.
“I don’t know if si…”
Before the word “sir” was spoken, Jin Yuhuan scanned with mental power, and she looked surprisingly at him who was at the Condensation Period intermediate stage.
“Miss Jin, I’m willing to accompany you to the dangerous place, and I can also promise to guarantee Miss’ safety. The deal of a pulse connecting spiritual talisman that Miss offered in the market, is it still valid?” Liu Ming said directly with a stern face.
“That’s true. It’s just that the place I’m going is extremely dangerous. If you don’t have enough strength, I’m afraid…”
Jin Yuhuan took a few looks at Liu Ming. The young man in front of her looked plain and his body looked just ordinary. The cultivation of Condensation Period intermediate stage was lower than that of the Condensation Period later stage guy in the market. Her face showed a bit of hesitation.
Seeing this, Liu Ming smiled slightly. He let out a low shout abruptly. Black gas was billowing out from his body. As he clapped, he slammed the ground with one enlarged arm.
Suddenly, this woman felt an astonishing spiritual pressure rushing toward her face. It was even several times powerful than the disciple of the Condensation Period later stage. She was shocked. A rumbling loud noise sounded, and the ground also shook for a while too.
At the same time, a gust of wind swept in all directions, rolling up the dust into the sky. After the dust was dispersed, a ten meters wide pit could be seen clearly. There were even some borken red maple trees scattering in the huge pit.
Jin Yuhuan looked at the deep pit on the ground and couldn’t help but glance at Liu Ming. Her face was full of surprise.
“I don’t know if Miss Jin is satisfied now.” Liu Ming took back the black gas and smiled lightly.
“Your strength is amazing. If you are willing to accompany me this time, I will give you the pulse connecting spiritual talisman after this matter is done.” Jin Yuhuan said hurriedly with joy.
“Very good, but I also have two conditions.” Liu Ming said with a calm face after raising his eyebrows.
“What are the requirements of senior fellow apprentice? Just tell me about it.” The woman obviously didn’t expect Liu Ming to even have some conditions. She was slightly startled before asking.
“First, I can sign the sect contract with Miss first, but the pulse connecting spiritual talisman must be handed over to me first. Secondly, I don’t want a third person to know about the matter of me helping you. I don’t want to offend an inner disciple and the family behind him for no reason.” Liu Ming looked like the other party must agree with his conditions.
“I can agree to Brother Liu’s condition. However, this sect contract must also be signed on the spot.” Jin Yuhuan’s thoughts changed sharply. Thinking back on her trip to the market, she could see that there were a few people who would like to help her. Therefore, she agreed to it after making a decision.
After that, she took out the green sect contract from her sleeve and handed it to Liu Ming.
Liu Ming previously just glanced at it from a distance. He stuck the contract on his forehead and scanned it with Divine Thought. A line of small characters slowly emerged, stating that the signatory had to go with Jin Yuhuan in the next month. Under the condition of guaranteeing her safety, the signatory also had to assist her to complete a task that was within his scope of ability.
“This sect contract is specially made. Once it is signed with blood essence, both parties can only act in accordance with the agreement on the contract. Any party who violates the above agreement will encounter the power of contract backlash. The minor consequence is to suffer a serious injury; the major consequence is to die by having blood essence being burned. Of course, if one’s cultivation is more powerful than the person who made the contract, he won’t be bound by the contract. Only Real Pellet State cultivator can craft such a contract.” Jin Yuhuan saw Liu Ming hesitated, then she quickly explained.
Liu Ming naturally did not think about this violation of the contract. He immediately vomited a cluster of blood essence, then he launched it at the contract.
After a flash of blue light on the surface of the contract, the blood essence slowly merged in it. A faint blood glow appeared in the lower left corner of the contract. After a while, the blood condensed and formed a strange bloody rune.
He immediately returned the contract to Jin Yuhuan.
After the woman looked at the bloody mark on the contract, she nodded in relief. She also vomited a blood essence which condensed into another bloody mark beside Liu Ming’s bloody mark. After Liu Ming looked at it, she contracted, she carefully kept.
“Brother Liu, this is the pulse connecting spiritual talisman as a reward.”
Jin Yuhuan waved her sleeves, and a green talisman flew out and fell firmly into Liu Ming’s hands.
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