According to Liu Ming’s understanding, for treasures like the prototype of the magic weapon, the base price was at least two to three million spirit stones.
Although it wasn’t his target, if there were other treasures that he liked, he naturally wouldn’t give up such a rare opportunity.
After all, auctions of this size were not often seen.
At the moment, if he wanted to obtain a large number of spirit stones in more than a month, the only way was to refine some cold condensing pills of flawless grade. Especially the cold condensing pill of the earth grade, each of which was worth more than hundreds of thousands of spirit stones. Even if he couldn’t sell them during this time, he could still mortgage a lot of spirit stones at the auction or he could exchange the pills for other items.
Since Liu Ming had decided, he asked them about the specific matters of the auction. After that, he left.
He did not rush back to the Bai Lian Pavilion, but he disguised himself into a muscular man with black face.
At this time, he still had a lot of auxiliary materials needed for alchemy, but the main material, green condensing fruit, was finished.
After thinking about it, Liu Ming took the flawless grade elixir and quietly went to the elixir shop opened by Bat Clan.
As soon as he stepped into the shop, the bat people dressed in black immediately walked out from the counter delightedly and greeted him directly.
“Sir, let’s go upstairs to talk.” Before Liu Ming could speak, this Bat Clan Shopkeeper invited Liu Ming to go upstairs to the VIP room without saying a word.
Liu Ming smiled slightly when he heard the words; he strode upstairs without saying anything.
At the same time, a middle-aged pharmacist on the other side who was sorting out the medicinal materials in the shop, raised his head and glanced at the muscular man with black face disguised by Liu Ming with a pair of bloody eyes, then he lowered his head and continued to work on his task.
After about ten minutes, inside a rather elegant secret room on the third floor of the shop.
The man in black clothes was looking at Liu Ming with a look of embarrassment. There was a green jade box on the table between the two of them. The jade box contained more than ten pellet grade cold condensing pills that Liu Ming recently refined.
“Mr. Ye, although the price of these more than ten cold condensing pills is worth as much as a thousand years old green condensing fruit. However, the clan has already prepared to auction the several thousand years old green condensing fruit. I really can’t make such a deal, please forgive me, mister.” The Bat Clan Shopkeeper slowly pushed the jade box back to Liu Ming.
Liu Ming frowned slightly when he heard this. He touched his chin, revealing a hint of thoughtfulness.
“However, if mister can use the elixir of the earth grade or higher grade to exchange, it may change the decision of the clan. I think the master behind mister, who can refine so many pellet grade elixirs at once, should have refined some elixirs that are earth grade or above right?” the Bat Clan Shopkeeper suddenly changed the topic and probed Liu Ming in a low tone.
Liu Ming did not answer the other party’s question. He pondered after taking a sip from the teacup.
The bat people also waited nervously.
After a few minutes, Liu Ming seemed to have decided in his heart. He sighed softly, then he took out another white jade box from his sleeve and put it on the table.
After gently stroking it with his sleeve, the jade box opened slowly. A blue light surged out with a chill.
In the jade box, there was a green elixir with four visible elixir patterns.
“Earth grade elixir!”
The Bat Clan Shopkeeper blurted out. He immediately said with great joy,
“Mr. Ye, please wait a moment, I will report this to the clan.”
As soon as the Bat Clan Shopkeeper finished talking, he immediately raised one hand, and a strange disk array that was only an inch size flew out of his sleeve. It circled in the air and became a foot size before landing in his hand.
Then the man said something, a gesture. A line of small characters suddenly disappeared into the disk array, and the next moment, he flipped it over with one hand.
After the disk array buzzed, it turned back into an inch size and flew back into his sleeve.
“Mister, the clan has received my message. They will soon send someone here. Please wait for a moment.
Liu Ming nodded, put the jade box away, closed his eyes, and calmly adjusted his breath.
After a while, a young woman in a black dress and a black silk scarf walked upstairs, and she opened the door gently.
After Liu Ming scanned with Divine Thought, he was slightly shocked. The aura of this young woman was unfathomable; she was at least at the intermediate stage of the Crystallization Period.
“This must be Mr. Ye. Sorry for letting you wait.” The young woman chuckled lightly and bowed to Liu Ming.
“Not at all, madam is…” Liu Ming hurriedly got up, cupped his fist, and dared not neglect to reply.
“You don’t have to be polite. I heard from the shopkeeper that you want to exchange earth grade elixir for a thousand years old green condensing fruit. As the daughter of the patriarch, I can take charge of this matter. Can mister out the earth grade elixir first and let me inspect it first?” The young woman in black dress chuckled. At the same time, she turned her head and whispered to the middle-aged man.
The middle-aged man bowed, stepped out of the elegant room and closed the door.
Liu Ming glanced at the young woman in black dress. After thinking for a moment, he took out the snow white jade box again, placed it on the table, and patted it with one hand. The box lid opened immediately.
A strong medicinal fragrance spread immediately.
Seeing this, the young woman in black dress looked amazed. She hooked with her slender finger and the green elixir in the jade box flicked out, falling lightly into her slender and delicate hand.
She narrowed her eyes and stared carefully at the elixir in front of her for a long time, then she nodded with joy. She said to Liu Ming with a sweet smile,
“Mr. Ye, this earth grade cold condensing pill is enough to exchange for a thousand years old green condensing fruit. I don’t know how much you need to exchange. If you have more than three, our shop is willing to add more spirit stones to you.”
Liu Ming tapped the round table in front of him lightly with his fingers. He looked as usual, but he was quickly analyzing the pros and cons.
“Mr. Ye can rest assured that we Bat Clan have always abided by our promises. I can guarantee that we will not leak any transaction to the outside world; we will never cause any trouble to mister.” The young woman in black dress seemed to see Liu Ming’s hesitation, and she spoke again.
“Since madam has guaranteed to such extent, I will no longer hide it. I have five earth grade cold condensing pills in my hands. I want to exchange some green condensing fruit of a thousand years’ maturity, and it’s even better if I can exchange some spirit stones.” After Liu Ming finished listening, his eyes flickered a few times, and he finally said.
Then he took out two green jade boxes from his waist and placed them on the wooden table in front of them one by one.
“Five!” The beautiful eyes of the young woman in black dress were full of joy.
Although she estimated that Liu Ming had more than one earth grade elixir in his hand, she did not expect that there were so many. Even an alchemy master had a low chance in refining an earth grade elixir, let alone the cold condensing pill that was famous in hard to refine.
Liu Ming slowly opened the two jade boxes; each box contained two green elixirs.
The young woman waved her hand and a jade box landed steadily in her hand. She then carefully checked the earth grade elixirs one by one.
“Mr. Ye, please wait a moment.” When the young woman in black dress checked the earth grade elixir in the two jade boxes and confirmed the authenticity, she sighed in relief. She said with a smile, and she walked out of the secret room to whisper a few words to the Bat Clan Shopkeeper waiting outside the door.
Hearing this, the Bat Clan Shopkeeper immediately agreed respectfully and walked downstairs quickly.
“I have ordered someone to get the green condensing fruit with the maturity of thousands of years. Five thousand years old green condensing fruits and one million spirit stones, how about that?” The young woman in black dress walked back to the private room and said delightedly to Liu Ming.
One million spirit stones!
Liu Ming was also overjoyed when he heard this. Although the other party made it clear that he wanted to make good friends with him, the one million spirit stones still exceeded his expectations.
Of course, since the other party was willing to give it, he naturally agreed to it. About a quarter of an hour later, the Bat Clan Shopkeeper walked in with a wooden box in one hand and a bag of spirit stones in the other.
“Mr. Ye, these are five thousand years old green condensing fruits and one million spirit stones, please count them.” The young woman in black dress raised one hand, and the wooden box and cloth bag flew up from the man in black clothes and landed in front of Liu Ming.
Liu Ming picked up the cloth bag and scanned it with Divine Thought, then he nodded and kept it away. After that, he opened the wooden box to inspect the green condensing fruits in it.
As soon as he opened the wooden box, a refreshing fragrance hit his face. There were five fist-sized green fruits placed in it.
Liu Ming stretched out three fingers and carefully picked up one to check it carefully.
The green condensing fruits of thousands of years of maturity weren’t much larger than that of five hundred years, but the green spirit patterns on the surface were clearer. There was even a faint refreshing breath from the fruits.
According to ancient records, this refreshing breath could only be emitted by green condensing fruit that had thousands of years of maturity, and one of the green condensing fruit exuded a chilling fragrant that was obviously better than the others. According to Liu Ming’s judgment, it should be about one thousand and three hundred years old.
Liu Ming’s heart beat twice immediately.
“Not bad, it really is a green condensing fruit over a thousand years old.” Liu Ming praised with a hint of satisfaction.
“It’s good if Mr. Ye is satisfied. If you have a lot of cold condensing pills in the future, we Bat Clan are willing to buy all of them regardless of the grade, and we can continue to provide green condensing fruit in various years. We can also help you collect some auxiliary materials and even some other materials if you need them. I will never leak any information of yours to the others. As for the location of the trade, if mister trusts us, it can still be done in this shop. If mister has doubt, you can pick the place at will.” The young woman in black dress seemed to say very sincerely.
“I will think about it.” Liu Ming was slightly moved in his mind. If that was the case, it would indeed save him a lot of trouble. However, he still said with an unwavering expression.
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