After the cultivator surnamed Sun introduced everyone, he suddenly said a positive expression:
“By the way, Mr. Liu came just right this time. We are just discussing the competition with beastkin cultivators.”
“Competition?” Liu Ming was startled when he heard the words.
“Yes, yesterday, the beastkins suddenly changed their previous tough attitude and proposed to join hands to open the ruin together and split up the treasures obtained. However, regarding the distribution of the treasures, the other party proposed to divide them into 7 portions. The portions will be decided by 7 1vs1 matches.” The cultivator surnamed Sun explained slowly.
“Hmph, they would be so kind? Isn’t it because Senior Fellow Apprentice Sun was injured when fighting the 2 Real Pellet State? They are really shameless to propose this kind of competition now!” A Haoran Academy disciple with a black mole on his face grunted a few times and said.
“Yeah, Senior Fellow Apprentice Sun, if we agree to this proposal, wouldn’t it be equivalent to asking us to be their dowry and hand over the treasures in the ruin to them?” Another Haoran Academy young cultivator said.
As soon as these words came out, the other people also looked solemn.
Everyone present knew that the reason why they had been able to stand against with Beastkin Clan so far was mainly due to their advantages in numbers and tactics. In fact, they were losing more than winning. The beastkins were worried by the sneak attacks from the humans when they wanted to breach the enchantment, so they didn’t fight to the death.
Now that the most powerful powerhouse among them had been injured, no one could deal the 2 Real Pellet State cultivators. In the remaining 5 matches, the humans might not even get half of the wins. After all, in a 1vs1 match, the strong physique of the beastkin cultivator had obvious advantage.
At this time, Liu Ming was also a little surprised. It turned out that the 2 Haoran Academy’s disciples were so enthusiastic about him joining the alliance because they thought he could win a match.
“Don’t worry about this matter. I have also thought about it for a while, and I think it is still doable. First, the casualties from both sides are quite heavy due to the nonstop fights. Under this situation, we probably won’t eliminate or chase them away. In this way, we will only let the third party taking advantage of us. Second, since they want to take advantage of us, why don’t we just play along with their plan?” The cultivator surnamed Sun waved to the crowd and said with a hint of mystery.
As soon as he said this, everyone was confused, then they all looked at the cultivator surnamed Sun again, waiting for his explanation.
“Hehe, it’s just a coincidence, I happen to know a secret enchantment that can set a mark on a specific person. The person being set can be teleported away by the special array I set up.” The cultivator surnamed Sun said with a laugh.
“Be teleported away?” Others were surprised.
“Yes, because this kind of mark itself does not have any offensive effect, so it will not be detected at all. It just takes a long time to plant, which is at least 15 minutes. My plan is that I will arrange the enchantment at the competition venue. When you fight, try to delay the time so that I can set the mark into the opponents’ bodies. I will use doppelganger technique to sneak to the ruin entrance and set up some long distance teleportation array. After we dispel the enchantment, I will activate this array to teleport the 7 core beastkin cultivators. The remaining beastkins will not be a treat to us. When the others come back from thousands of miles away, we have already swept the ruin.” The cultivator surnamed Sun explained slowly.
“Senior Fellow Apprentice is worthy of being the think tank of the Haoran Academy. This is a great plan!” A tall and thin man praised after hearing the words.
After a brief thought, everyone nodded in agreement.
Although Liu Ming also felt that the plan was feasible, he felt something was wrong in his mind, but he could not accurately say what was wrong. After pondering for a while, he nodded.
“Competing with the beastkins is extremely dangerous, especially when there are two Real Pellet State cultivators in the opposing team. If we die during the competition, wouldn’t it mean that even if the plan is successfully implemented, we will not be able to share the treasures in the ruins? At this moment, the cultivator in a white robe of the Demon Mystic Sect thought about it and asked again.
“Those who take part in the competition indeed take more risk. Although the other party proposed that as long as one side surrenders, they will not kill the loser. However, since the match affects the distribution of treasures, both sides will fight to the death. In this regard, I can only promise you that everyone who participates in the competition can take more treasures. As for the other side, I will deal with 1 of the 2 Real Pellet State cultivators. The person who deals with the remaining Real Pellet State needs to have a strong body to drag the battle for 15 minutes. If anyone is willing, you can tell me. As long as the mark is successfully set, you can get 1 more portion of the treasures.” The cultivator surnamed Sun said and set his gaze on Liu Ming.
The other human cultivators present also looked solemn without speaking. Some of them turned their attention to Liu Ming intentionally.
Although it was just to delay time, in fact, everyone understood that the Real Pellet State cultivator that could come here was by no means ordinary Real Pellet State. Ordinary Pseudo Pellet State cultivator might not be able to last for 15 minutes.
Seeing this, Liu Ming’s expression moved slightly, but he didn’t speak immediately.
“If anyone is willing to participate in the competition, you can tell me now. You can go back and think about it. You can still give me an answer tomorrow. Right, the competition is set at 2 days later. If everyone has any opinion, you can ask now.” The cultivator surnamed Sun saw that everyone did not speak, and he added.
After about 15 minutes, several cultivators present expressed their willingness to participate in the competition, but no one was willing to fight against another Real Pellet State beastkin cultivator.
In the following time, everyone discussed some details of the related battle, and they decided to delay for a few more days, hoping that more human powerhouse could join this temporary alliance.
After more than an hour like this, the meeting was ended, and everyone got up and left.
In a blink of an eye, only the cultivator surnamed Sun and Liu Ming were left in the hall.
The reason why Liu Ming was left alone, needless to say, everyone understood this.
“Mr. Liu, you can probably guess the reason for keeping you here.” The cultivator surnamed Sun said calmly when he saw that everyone was gone.
“Of course. Don’t worry, I will deal with another Real Pellet State beastkin cultivator. Although I don’t have high hope on winning, it should be no problem to delay the time for a while.” Liu Ming said lightly.
“Okay, very good! I knew that Mr. Liu will definitely agree to this matter. When Mr. Liu shined at the Tianmen Convention, your strength has already comparable to that of Real Pellet State. I believe that you can even win this battle.” The cultivator surnamed Sun was overjoyed.
“The Tianmen Convention was a few years ago, and I was just lucky at that time. If there is nothing else, I will retreat first.” Liu Ming replied with a smile.
“Okay! Before the competition, you should rest well. You can open a cave house nearby. If there is anything, I can notify you quickly through voice transmission.” The cultivator surnamed Sun nodded and said politely.
After Liu Ming bowed his hands to him, he quickly left the hall.
At the same time, the beastkin cultivator base in the northwest corner of snow mountain.
In a dark and dull cave, 2 voices whispered.
“Brother Ying(eagle), what are you thinking? You actually proposed to break the enchantment with the humans and decide the ownership of the treasures through a competition!” A strong and powerful voice sounded.
“Mr. Xiong(bear), don’t worry. Although there are 7 matches, how can we lose to those humans with our strength? Besides, the opponent’s only Real Pellet State cultivator is also injured now. As far as I know, the opponent doesn’t have any more powerful reinforcement recently. It shouldn’t be a problem for us to win 5-6 matches.” Another hoarse voice said with a sneer.
“Hmph, we wanted to loot this ruin before Ji Ying and Hu Zhang came, but we happened to meet the human from the Middle Sky Continent. When we expected them to come and kill all the humans, there is no more news from them like they have vanished into thin air.” The strong and powerful voice sounded very annoyed.
“Ji Ying is extremely conceited. I’m afraid that he will only cause us more troubles. I don’t think giving him 1/7 of the treasures can satisfy him. We might as well give a little to the human, lest the other party get the advantage of our stalemate.” The hoarse voice snorted in disdain.
“It seems that this is the only way, but for the participants, we have to think about it.”
After another voice agreed, the conversation in the cave suddenly became silent.
On the side of the human cultivator’s camp, there was a plain covered with ice and snow. At the end of the plain were small peaks of varying heights. These peaks were more than hundreds of meters and the short ones were only dozens of meters high.
Although this place was also a part of the snow land, for some reason, there wasn’t a hint of coolness under the snow.
Beneath one of the inconspicuous peaks, in a seemingly ordinary cave, Liu Ming was playing with a crystal clear bead in his hand with a thoughtful face.
At this moment, an escape light galloped toward the temporary cave house set up by Liu Ming.
“Mr. Liu is really here. Li Yonghong is here to visit!” With the whistling sound, a voice transmission followed.
Relying on his powerful Divine Thought, Liu Ming had already discovered this person as early as more than 10km. It was Cultivator Li, a member of the 8 great families who had been in the meeting hall before.
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