“Senior Fellow Apprentice Liu, it’s like this…” Jia Lan seemed to have made some determination. After a slight sigh, she said the matter about Luo Yuan’s marriage proposal without any concealment.
Liu Ming looked at Jia Lan dumbfounded. When he heard that she had a dual cultivation agreement with him, he looked strange immediately, but his face quickly recovered.
“… Brother Liu, please forgive me for using you as an excuse. At that time, I was really anxious that I didn’t have time to think. I just wanted to shut the person’s mouth, but I didn’t expect the other party to propose a 2 vs 2 match.” Jia Lan’s face was slightly blushing as she said apologetically.
“Junior Sister Apprentice Jia Lan doesn’t have to feel guilty, you and I are also counted as old friends, so you don’t have to mind this trivial.” Liu Ming said slowly.
“Thank you, Brother Liu.” Jia Lan was overjoyed and bowed slightly, then she showed a look of hesitation.
How could Liu Ming not know what she was trying to say? He waved his hand to let her sit down, then he said first,
“Junior Sister Apprentice Jia Lan is here to ask me to help you deal with that Wen Zeng right?”
“Brother Liu is the strongest person among the inner disciple I know. In this match, only people who have a relationship with me can help, so I can only shamelessly ask Brother Liu to help me again.” There was no clear rejection in Liu Ming’s tone, so Jia Lan was overjoyed and hurriedly said with a hint of pleading.
After Liu Ming listened, he didn’t answer immediately, but he contemplated on the chair.
According to his usual character, he would avoid such troublesome matters as much as he could. But now Jia Lan was in a dilemma, if he didn’t help, the outcome would be obvious.
The thought of Jia Lan being forced to marry a stranger made Liu Ming feel a little uncomfortable.
But after all, this match against Wen Zeng wasn’t simple. If he agreed, it was the same as forming enmity with the Illusion Vanish Peak and the Plague Curse Peak, and it also involved Wen Ge, the elder of Celestial State.
As soon as Liu Ming thought of this, he could make up his mind for a while.
“I know this troubles Brother Liu a lot. As long as Brother Liu is willing to help me this time, I can give you the spirit stones I accumulated over the years and the elixirs given by my master…” Jia Lan suddenly took out a leather bag and a few jade bottles and stared at Liu Ming again with pitiful eyes.
Seeing Jia Lan’s flustered appearance, Liu Ming somehow felt softhearted. He sighed and made a decision,
“The junior sister apprentice doesn’t have to be like this, I’ll help you this time. I don’t lack these things anyway, so junior sister apprentice should keep them.”
“Thank you Brother Liu! I owe Brother Liu a favor this time, and I will definitely repay you in the future.” Jia Lan was overjoyed, then she bit her lip with her teeth and said with gratitude.
“In that case, junior sister apprentice, please elaborate on the details of the match and the matter about that Wen Zeng.” Liu Ming nodded, then he suddenly changed the topic.
“Yes, the match is scheduled for half a month later. The venus is at Piaomiao Peak…” Jia Lan was spirited after hearing the words, and she quickly began to tell Liu Ming.
Half a day passed quickly. It was not until the sunset that the woman left Liu Ming’s cave house.
While Liu Ming and Jia Lan were still discussing the matter, the news that Liu Ming would compete with Wen Zeng and Wen An for the Piaomiao Peak’s Jia Lan was spread quickly and intentionally among the disciples.
On the next day, Piaomiao Peak’s Peak Master Tianyin Shangren and Illusion Vanish Peak’s Peak Master Luo Yuan actually came forward to announce and confirm the matter at the same time, which naturally caused a sensation.
You must know that Liu Ming and Wen Zeng were all famous figures in the sect, and Jia Lan was also admired by many male disciples because of her amazing looks. This match instantly aroused the attention of almost half of the disciples in the sect.
In a cave house at the Tianjian Peak, Sha Tongtian’s expression turned pale after hearing the reports of his men, and he stood up suddenly.
“Wen Zeng…” Sha Tongtian muttered the name, and he sat back down again dejectedly.
Unlike some people who just watch the excitement, it took Sha Tongtian a lot of effort to find out some inside stories about Wen An’s marriage proposal to Jia Lan. It was because of this that he was even more anxious.
But besides that, he couldn’t do much. Although his current strength was good, he was far behind the senior powerhouse like Wen Zeng.
The Wen Family’s power in the Taiqing Sect also couldn’t be compared by the Sha Family at all.
“Now, I can only pin my hop on Liu Ming. Maybe he can defeat Wen Zeng by chance…” Sha Tongtian recalled Liu Ming’s shocking sword in the arena that day, and he felt a little relieved.
At the same time, in another cave house in Tianjian Peak, Long Yanfei’s eyes flashed a complicated expression after looking at the words on the messaging disk array.
After a while, Long Yanfei showed a faint smile before muttering to herself,
“Junior Sister Apprentice Jia Lan, since you think so highly of Liu Ming, let’s see if he has the strength to rescue you from Wen Zeng.”
The first mountain in the inner door, Mystic Sky Peak, had a towering terrain. It was far above some nearby peaks, but the top of the mountain was extremely flat. Rows of elegant buildings were built on it. They were surrounded by faint clouds, highlighting a graceful and luxurious immortal style.
In the white jade square on the top of the mountain, Luo Tiancheng in a silver brocade walked out of one of the palaces.
At this moment, a black escape light flew over from the front and landed down. After the black qi faded, a rough young man was revealed. He walked quickly to Luo Tiancheng’s side and whispered a few words to him.
“Oh? There is such a thing unexpectedly.” Luo Tiancheng said with surprise on his face after listening.
“This matter has been circulated in the sect, and the match is set at half a month later. Junior Fellow Apprentice Luo, this is a good chance that you can see the true strength of Liu Ming in this match.” The young man said with a smile.
“I already know the strength of Liu Ming very clearly, and he is not a concern at all. I can easily defeat him. I just couldn’t launch a full blow at the entrance of the Precious Hall at that time. Speaking of which, the other person in this competition really deserves my attention.” Luo Tiancheng said with a flash of light in his eyes.
“Oh, junior fellow apprentice is talking about Wen Zeng?” The young man was stunned.
“Exactly, although this person is a senior inner disciple, he is not very old. Some elders of the sect are quite optimistic about him. I heard that after this time, someone nominated him to become a candidate of the esoteric disciple.”
“For me now, the most important thing is to become an esoteric disciple. Compared with this, even the Tianmen Convention is insignificant.” Luo Tiancheng said faintly. He waved his hand, and he turned into a silver light that flew away.
Only the thoughtful young man was left there.
In the mysterious space of the Taiqing Sect, Jin Tianci in a golden robe was sitting cross-legged in a pavilion. There were countless dense stars around him, seemingly chaotic, but if one looked closely, he could find that each star was circulating in a trajectory, which looked extremely mysterious.
At this moment, a fiery red communication talisman flashed from a distance.
Jin Tianci opened his eyes and lifted one hand. A faint star light rolled out and brought the communication talisman to him.
“Hahaha…” After a while, Jin Tianci’s laughter came from the pavilion.
“Interesting, interesting, it seems that sect master is still not at ease with Liu Ming, he will go and witness Liu Ming’s true strength by himself.” Jin Tianci played with the communication talisman in his hand, and he suddenly crushed it. He then meditated on his own.
In the hall of Fallen Serene Peak, Yin Jiuling also held a communication talisman in his hand. His half-dry face had no expression at all, making people wonder what he was thinking.
An old man in a gray robe stood beside him, and he said anxiously,
“Senior Fellow Apprentice Yin, there is not much time left for the Tianmen Convention. If Liu Ming is injured during the fight with Wen Zeng, won’t it affect his performance in the Tianmen Convention? After all, it isn’t easy to be chosen to participate in it. Should you go and convince Liu Ming to withdraw from this match?”
“Elder Yu doesn’t have to worry. It’s just a match, nothing big will happen.” Yin Jiuling shook his head and said very calmly.
Although Wen Zeng’s strength was terrifying, his disciple was also unfathomable as well. Since Liu Ming agreed to fight, he might have his consideration.
The old man in a gray robe was anxious when he heard this. He still seemed to want to say something, but he was stopped by Yin Jiuling.
The old man had no choice but to leave.
Half a month later, this match that caused a sensation in the entire sect finally kicked off.
Halfway up the mountainside of Piaomiao Peak, there was a square of tens of acres in size. The middle was now shrouded by a white light curtain.
In the light curtain, Jia Lan, dressed in a blue skirt, hovered in the air with her clothes fluttering. Her eyebrows furrowed, looking worried.
Above the light curtain, there was also an old man in a white robe with white hair and beard. His expression was rather cold.
At this time, the sky was just getting bright, and there was still more than half an hour before the match, but there were already hundreds of inner and outer disciples gathered here around the square. They were whispering about something.
The eyes of most of the young male disciples glanced at Jia Lan in mid-air from time to time.
At the same time, in a mysterious space in the Taiqing Sect.
Jin Tianci and Immortal Tian Ge were sitting in the pavilion in the middle of the lake. A water curtain of more than 100 meters wide was opened in the middle of the pavilion. Amidst the rippling waves, the situation on Piaomiao Peak was clearly shown.
TL: If Liu Ming wins, is he eligible to be an esoteric disciple?
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