In the cave, near the deep cool pool.
“Miss Jin, this is the cool pool you mentioned earlier right?” Liu Ming frowned slightly.
The coldness in this place was still colder than he expected. A faint black mist pervaded above the pool water. If training the cold attribute techniques here, it would have a miraculous effect of getting twice the results with half the effort.
Of course, for ordinary people, this chill was extremely harmful.
“Yes, the ancestral relic that I mentioned is at the bottom of this cool pool. However, this pool is extremely cold, and it attracted an icesilk beastkin insect. This insect can exhale ice from its mouth; it is extremely powerful. It has reached the Condensation Period later stage. Moreover, under the blessing of the environment here, its strength has increased dramatically. Therefore, I need the help of Senior Fellow Apprentice Liu. After slaughtering it, I can only safely dive into the bottom of the pool and take out the treasure.” Jin Yuhuan glanced at Liu Ming and finally said frankly.
Liu Ming nodded and didn’t say much. For a beastkin insect at the Condensation Period later stage, he still had confidence in killing it.
When Jin Yuhuan saw this, a smile appeared on her face. As she was about to say something, a sharp humming sound came from her waist.
The woman looked shocked. She took out a disk spiritual weapon that was exuding white light and trembling slightly.
The humming sound was made by this thing.
“Not good, someone intruded the valley!”
As soon as she spoke, a clear voice came in from outside the cave.
“Junior Sister Apprentice Jin, we haven’t seen each other for a long time since we parted away at the Wufeng Mountain.”
This voice sounded like a young man. In his words, he seemed to be very familiar with Jin Yuhuan.
“Sha Tongtian!” Jin Yuhuan heard this, and her face was suddenly covered with a layer of frost.
Liu Ming frowned when he heard this.
This Sha Tongtian’s informants in the Taiqing Sect were actually so good. Jin Yuhuan had already left the sect in disguise, and she was using a hidden route all the way, but he could still chase here so quickly.
This was somewhat unexpected.
It seemed that his perception of the status of an inner disciple in the Taiqing Sect was still somewhat different.
Of course, this also showed that Sha Tongtian was extremely concerned about Jin Yuhuan or he had already known the secret of the cool pool here.
However, even if the opponent was an inner disciple, he was actually just a disciple of the Condensation Period later stage. Although Liu Ming felt a little troublesome, he would naturally not really be afraid of him.
“Let’s go out and have a look.” After a faint word, he flew out of the cave.
Jin Yuhuan looked at Liu Ming’s back, and her expression changed a few times in an instant. Her lips moved twice, trying to say something, but she didn’t say anything in the end. She stomped and followed Liu Ming.
Outside the stone cave, a young man in brocade stood with his hand behind his back indifferently. Seeing a strange young man coming out first, he couldn’t help but startled slightly. Jin Yuhuan also followed closely behind him. She landed less than a foot away from Liu Ming. His eyes flashed coldly, but they quickly returned normal. He cupped his fist at the woman.
“Junior Sister Apprentice Jin, greetings to you.”
When Jin Yuhuan saw the young man, his face immediately showed a trace of disgust. But then she remembered something again, looked around, and her face suddenly turned pale.
“Sha Tongtian, the two people guarding the valley entrance, where are they now?” Although the woman had guessed the answer in her heart, she asked in a cold voice with a glimmer of hope.
“Oh, is Junior Sister Yuhuan referring to those two insensible idiots? Since they dared to stop me, they were already dead by my green python sword.” The young man in brocade’s long and narrow face showed a sinister expression, and he sneered.
Upon hearing this, Jin Yuhuan immediately trembled with anger. Her eyes burst into flames of anger.
“Why is junior sister still so stubborn until now. As long as you promise me, I will naturally help you to deal with this icesilk insect. Why do you have to find the outsider?.” The young man in brocade was indifferent to the anger in her eyes. He asked while looking at Liu Ming who was by the side.
Seeing this, Liu Ming narrowed his eyes, and he still maintained his composure.
“I don’t care who you are. If you are sensible, leave this place now. I can still take it as nothing happens. Otherwise, I will have to teach you a lesson.” The young man in brocade took back his gaze and said lightly.
“I appreciate Senior Fellow Apprentice Sha’s good intentions in my heart, but I’m sorry. I have signed Miss Jin’s contract, so I have to protect her safety all the way on this trip. I may have to see how powerful Senior Fellow Apprentice Sha is.” When Liu Ming heard this, he couldn’t help but smile.
“Very well, I have given the opportunity. Since you are ungrateful, don’t blame me for being ruthless!” The young man in brocade was expressionless. He immediately stopped talking nonsense, and patted the white bag on his waist.
Liu Ming immediately looked at the white bag on his waist.
The bag was white, and it was inscribed with some scaly runes. The aura it exuded was different from the ordinary storage bag and the soul-recovering bag. There was a terrifying aura exuded from it.
“Swoosh“, a green light flashed; a flying sword that was as clear as water rushed out of the bag.
The young man in brocade made a gesture, and the flying sword turned into dazzling green light and circled around him. It released a sharp sword qi.
“Sword Controlling Technique!”
Although he had heard that Sha Tongtian was also a Sword Cultivator, Liu Ming still sighed after seeing it with his own eyes.
Speaking of it, since coming to the Middle Sky Continent, it was his first time encountering a real Sword Cultivator. Looking at the momentum of this flying sword, his sword skills were absolutely extraordinary.
Jin Yuhuan took a step and stood side by side with Liu Ming. She took out a gleaming long sword spiritual weapon.
Liu Ming raised his hand, stopped the woman, and shook his head and said,
“Miss Jin, just leave it to me here.” After saying this, he ignored the woman’s stunned expression. He flicked his sleeves and released the scarlet flying sword that had just been sacrificial refined, immediately. A red light of ten meters wide flew out and swirled above his head.
Suddenly, a hot wind rolled around.
His intention was to fight with the inner disciple with a high aptitude who was recognized by the Taiqing Sect. He wanted to test how their strength was with the same cultivation.
“You know how Sword Controlling Technique?” When the young man in brocade saw the scarlet sword light above Liu Ming’s head, a hint of surprise flashed in his eyes.
But he immediately sneered again. He changed his gesture. The green light that circled around him revealed the water-like flying sword, and it grew in size, floating in front of him.
The young man in brocade uttered a cold word, “slash”!
The giant green sword was blurred, and a green sword shadow struck at Liu Ming.
Liu Ming warned Jin Yuhuan beside him. His pupils shrank slightly as he made a sword gesture without hesitation.
The red spiritual sword went forward, and it became thirty meters long in a roll. He then made a gesture. The sword spun quickly with the sword hilt as the center, turning into a giant red light disc of tens of meters.
With the muffled thunderous sound in the entire air, the green sword qi was forcefully absorbed by the red light disc instantly. Being absorbed into the whirlpool, it turned into a burst of shards of light rain that splashed out.
Every time the red light disc swallowed a green sword light, its own size was also reduced bit by bit.
At this moment, Jin Yuhuan had stepped back more than a hundred meters away. She could still clearly feel the sharp sword qi contained in the wind blowing on her. She was shocked by this.
She knew the strength of Sha Tongtian very well, but she did not expect that Liu Ming, who was at the Condensation Period intermediate stage, could be so strong too. Judging from his previous performance, she initially thought he was a Physique Cultivator. However, he was also proficient in Sword Controlling Technique, and he was evenly matched with Sha Tongtian.
“It seems that I really choose the right person.” The woman’s heart was slightly relaxed, but she was still clutching the green long sword while staring at the two in the battle.
Sha Tongtian saw that his sword qi could not break Liu Ming’s defense for a long time, and he could not help but become anxious. He changed a gesture. The giant sword light condensed and transformed into a green sword shadow of hundreds of meters, slashing at Liu Ming’s red light disc.
The red light disc resisted for a while, and it finally broke into two suddenly.
Murderous aura flashed in the young man in brocade’s eyes. As he waved his finger, the green sword shadow struck down at Liu Ming.
Liu Ming snorted coldly, and he flicked to the side. As he grasped with one hand, the crimson spiritual sword appeared in his hand again. The sword then launched out in a crimson sword light.
The sword shield technique was broken by the sword qi, but the crimson sword itself wasn’t damaged.
In a hurry, the crimson sword light was not as big as the giant green sword phantasm, but the difference was only tens of meters. As Liu Ming pointed in the air, it slashed diagonally on the giant green sword.
There was a crackling sound. The two flying swords bounced away as they contacted. Liu Ming flew away for tens of meters using the force of the collision.
The crimson flying sword, that was knocked into the air by several ten meters, returned to his hand after making a big turn in the air.
Liu Ming charged all his spiritual power into the flying sword. The crimson spiritual sword burst in red light as if it was buffed. It became a giant sword shadow of tens of meters, entangling with the green sword light.
The two sword lights of the same size exchanged blow, making rumbling sounds from time to time. For a while, the blue light suppressed the red light; the next moment, the red light suppressed the green light again. Both were even in power.
However, the results of the fight gradually became clear.
The green sword light flew up and down, suppressing the crimson sword shadow gradually.
Although Liu Ming got the Tai Gang Sword Tactics, he did not really practice other sword techniques after all. Besides, the Sumeru Void Sword Embryo had just been condensed just not long, and its power was limited. Liu Ming’s disadvantage in Sword Controlling Technique could be seen gradually.
Moreover, the green flying sword of the young man in brocade was a superb spiritual weapon. The quality was far higher than the intermediate grade flying sword purchased by Liu Ming from the market.
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Thanks for the chapter KING-KONG! Wonder if he’ll be able to loot any good sword controlling methods / techniques off Sha Tongtian. He’s already offended the Sha Family now so if he gets the chance I’d assume he’ll choose to try to hide this conflict instead.
Thanks for chapter nano desu
Thanks for the chapter~~