The person who bade was actually the young man in green robe in his twenties.
He was sitting in a box on the east side, holding a golden fan. There were two beautiful female cultivators beside him, gently blowing scent in the young man’s ears from time to time.
The tower-like man still stood quietly aside like a sculpture.
“1.15 million!” The man in blue robe glared in the direction of the box and continued to increase the price.
“1.2 hundred thousand!” The young man in green robe showed a sneer on his face and closed the fan with a snap.
“1.3 million!” The blue-robed man gritted his teeth and said.
At this time, most of the people in the venue were holding the mentality of watching the theater, and the price was obviously already outrageous.
“1.4 million.” The young man in green robe added one hundred thousand nonchalantly.
After hearing this, the man in blue robe finally sat back on his seat with an annoyed look after gnashing his teeth.
The Soul Destruction Fan was finally bidden by the young man in green robe for 1.4 million.
“Competing against me? You are overconfident!” In the box, the young man in green robe saw the other person’s unwilling expression and seemed to enjoy it. He snapped his fingers and smiled triumphantly.
“Master, this Soul Destruction Fan is of average quality; it doesn’t seem to be worth the price.” The tall and muscular man suddenly said. His hoarse voice sounded like two metals rubbing at each other.
“It’s not worth it now, but this fan is made of yin demon blood jade. If we add two more enchantments on it, the price will double.” The young man in green robe said as he opened the fan and fanned himself. The beautiful female cultivators stuck on him again.
The tall and muscular man kept silent for a while as if he was convinced by this reason, but he spoke again later,
“The auction has just begun, and the real good things are behind. Young master should keep some spirit stones. This auction has many big shots.”
“Don’t worry, I know what I’m doing.” The young man in green robe said lightly.
In a box on the west side, a woman in purple clothes, who had an extraordinary temperament, glanced at the young man in green robe. There was a trace of contempt in her eyes. She then looked back and kept playing with the golden little turtle.
In the auction venue at this moment, because a magical spiritual weapon was sold for 1.4 million before, the atmosphere reached a small climax. Many people were discussing in low voice.
The middle-aged man with fair skin was full of smiles. As the auctioneer, he hoped to see this kind of vindictive price bidding. An ordinary good could often be sold at a very high price.
Not long after, another auction item was brought up. It was a classic book with a fiery red cover.
“The following product is the fire element technique, ‘Burning Sky Code’, which is a complete set of techniques that can be cultivated from the Condensation Period to the peak of the Crystallization Period. The base price is one hundred thousand spirit stones. Each bid should be at least five thousand.
This Burning Sky Code was also quite famous in the Changyang Market. A famous Crystallization Period cultivator more than a hundred years ago, Fentian Shangren was cultivating such techniques.
After the introduction, many cultivators were eager to bid it. After several rounds of bidding, it was bidden by a Condensation Period cultivator for a price of two hundred and ten thousand spirit stones.
Liu Ming was not interested in such things as a classic book. He just glanced over it slightly.
In the following sections, there were several upper grade spiritual weapons, including flying knives, flying forks, an upper grade spiritual vest, and intermediate grade spiritual pill furnaces.
These items were sold for hundreds of thousands of spirit stone prices, and the atmosphere of the venue gradually became lively.
“The following treasure is the final piece of the mid session of this auction, ‘Qing Yuan Sword Record’, which records the lifelong cultivation experience of a Real Pellet State Sword Cultivator. I don’t have to tell you how precious this book is. The base price is one million spirit stones. Each bid is at least fifty thousand.”
As the middle-aged man with fair skin said, he gently lifted the red cloth on the stage with one hand, revealing one green thread-bound book with four ancient seal characters written on the old cover.
Everyone in the venue was immediately attracted by the classic book on the stage, and they started talking in low voice. In the VIP boxes on both sides, some people also showed a focused look.
“Real Pellet State Sword Cultivator’s experience!”
Seeing this, Liu Ming couldn’t help feeling excited.
Although he majored in Tai Gang Sword Tactics, Real Pellet State Sword Cultivator’s cultivation experience must had its own uniqueness. The reference value for his future practice was self-evident.
At this moment, someone was already bidding.
“One million spirit stones!”
The people present were very excited about this sword classic book, but they were very cautious about the price increase at the beginning, and only the guests on the first floor were bidding, but there was no sound from the VIP boxes on both sides.
“1.3 million spirit stones!” Liu Ming recognized the voice of the bidder; it was the man in blue clothes who was bidding for the Soul Destruction Fan.
“1.5 million!” This time Liu Ming shouted the price.
Many people looked at each other as they heard the price.
Millions of spirit stones were a huge sum of money. Ordinary casual cultivators were already great to have hundreds of thousands of spirit stones, and most of the ones who were still bidding were supported by some forces behind them.
“1.8 million!” In the box, the young man in green robe held the window sill with both hands, looking very interested. He didn’t even look at Liu Ming who was below him.
Liu Ming sighed secretly and did not continue to increase the price.
The venue went silent for a while. No one could simply take out 1.8 million spirit stones. Only some big families or sects could offer that.
The young man in green robe saw that he once again suppressed everyone, he became more content immediately.
“2 million!” An abrupt voice came from a box on the west side.
As soon as this statement came out, everyone present was in an uproar.
Liu Ming was shocked. It seemed that there were many capable people in this venue.
In the box, the young man in green robe’s face instantly became very gloomy. He waved his hand to let the women beside him leave, then he looked over. His eyes were flashing with green light. He seemed to be casting some kind of mystic art, trying to see through the box.
“Wait a minute, young master. I recognize the voice just now. The bidder is a Real Pellet State powerhouse. Young master shouldn’t move rashly. After all, we aren’t in our sect.” The tall and muscular man blocked in front of the young man in green robe instantly, and he said solemnly.
“Real Pellet State powerhouse!”
When the young man in green robe heard the words, his face looked horrified. After a long while, he nodded sulkily and sat down.
Real Pellet State powerhouses were the real powerhouses no matter where they were. Even in the super big sects, they would be at the high level.
Even the arrogant young man in green robe didn’t want to offend her at will.
“The friend in the box here bid 2 million. Is there any higher bid? If there is no higher price, this Qing Yuan Sword Record will belong to the friend over there.” On the stage of the venue, the middle-aged man with fair skin asked loudly.
After waiting for a while, there were whispers one after another, but no one bade.
The middle-aged man immediately knocked on the table and announced the ownership of the classic book.
Seeing this, Liu Ming couldn’t help but smile. With some regret, he watched a maid in white delivering the jade plate to the box.
“The next product is a rare Condensation Period elixir, Xing Dou Elixir, this elixir…”
The auction continued. In the following time, the auction began to take out some rare elixirs and materials for auction.
Although these items were not as valuable as the previous Qing Yuan Sword Record and some superb spiritual weapons, the people were still eager to bid them. However, most of them were from the minor sects and the casual cultivators; people from the boxes rarely bade for those things.
Liu Ming also cheered up and paid close attention to each auction.
Looking at this trend, spirit essence powder was about to appear.
Finally, after a large piece of five-elements refined iron was bidden by a casual cultivator with one hundred and eighty thousand spirit stones, a white robe maid brought a small transparent jade box.
There seemed to be a small pile of white powder inside the jade box; it didn’t look special at all.
But once this thing appeared, Liu Ming’s eyes suddenly lit up.
This was exactly the spirit essence powder he had been searching for for a long time!
“The next item is a forging material, ‘spirit essence powder’, which is very rare in the outside world. As everyone knows, when a superb spiritual weapon needs to be promoted to the prototype of a magic weapon, it needs a lot of auxiliary materials, and spirit essence powder is one of the kinds that is widely used.”
The middle-aged man with fair skin looked around the venue and saw many people were eager to bid for it, then a hint of satisfaction flashed in his eyes. He continued to say,
“Those who want to forge the prototype of the magic weapon must not miss this opportunity. Now the bidding starts, the base price is five hundred thousand spirit stones. Each bid is at least ten thousand.”
The middle-aged man with fair skin provoked the desire of many people in a few words.
“Five hundred thousand spirit stone!” A casual cultivator immediately called out the price.
“Five hundred and fifty thousand!” A female cultivator wearing a hat spoke.
“Six hundred thousand!” The casual cultivator frowned and he immediately increased the price.
“Six hundred and fifty thousand!” The female cultivator sneered and added fifty thousand.
The casual cultivator gave the female cultivator a fierce look, but he no longer bade.
A trace of complacent flashed across the face under the female cultivator’s hat.
“Seven hundred thousand spirit stones!”
In the corner, another voice sounded; it was Liu Ming.
The female cultivator glanced at Liu Ming angrily, snorted coldly, and said, “Seven hundred and fifty thousand spirit stones!”
“Eight hundred thousand!” Liu Ming’s face changed and remained unchanged.
“Nine hundred thousand! If you can bid a higher price than this, I will let you get this box of spirit essence powder.” The female cultivator sneered.
As soon as the female cultivator spoke, a faint voice sounded.
It was not Liu Ming who said this, but a gray-haired old man on the first floor of the conference hall.
The female cultivator with a hat frowned and looked at the old man. She seemed to know him and looked scrupulous; she actually didn’t say any offensive words to him.
“Isn’t that the forge master of Quan Ju Building, Master Zhao?”
“Master Zhao is a forge master, so it’s no wonder that he would pay such a high price.”
“Is it that he wants to refine the prototype of a magic weapon?”
Someone recognized the old man, and it immediately caused a commotion.
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