Time passed day by day.
The magic phone had been popular all over the world, and the magic gun had also begun to be equipped with special legions in many empires, but these did not have any impact on the magic game and the yellow dragon wine. On the contrary, the sales of the magic game helmet increased instead of falling, taking it to a new level.
Although the Golden Estate was still prosperous and lively, some contradictions in the estate that were originally hidden in the dark had gradually become clear.
It was not once or twice that the Iron Scale Legion, dispatched by Lex the Great and stationed in the Golden Estate to ‘protect’ Prince Arthur, had clashed with the newly established Jade Legion of the Golden Estate.
One was the ‘central army’ sent by the ruler, and the other was the ‘local armed forces’. They represented different interests. The Iron Scale Legion’s provocation was escalating as though they had some acquiescence or hint from the forces behind it.
Combat power had always been the weakest aspect of the Golden Estate. When Garfield ‘transferred’ the Golden Estate, he had taken away almost all the military power. The main members of the Jade Legion that were established later were the security team recruited by Samuel. They also served as daily security and garrison guards. Although there was a golden knight commander like Samuel, the combat power was far from comparable to a regular elite like the Iron Scale Legion due to its short establishment time.
However, the Jade Legion had a strong support, and that was the Divinity Temple Knight from the Holy Church.
This time, the Divinity Temple Knight followed Cardinal Gralin to the Golden Estate. Although there were not many people, they were all elites. The leader of the group was the Holy Light Mountain’s Heavenly Thunder Hall ‘Glorious Swordmaster’ Parsali’s direct apprentice, Zamindar, who was known as the ‘lightning swordmaster’.
Parsali had stepped into the super-level and had become a kingdomized powerhouse. He had the intention to abandon the mundane tasks and focus on training to further pursue a higher realm of power. The Heavenly Thunder Hall was currently managed by Zamindar, and Zamindar was also regarded as the next Heavenly Thunder Hall Lord and would become the core figure of the church alongside Cardinal and Chief Judge.
With Zamindar’s current status, he already knew the true identity of ‘Arthur’ in the church, so he naturally did not dare to be sloppy. On the surface, he just protected Prince ‘Arthur’ and coordinated the contradictions within the estate. In fact, he favored the Jade Legion most of the time. Due to the extraordinary status of the Holy Church, even the Iron Scale Legion would not dare to take it lightly.
Not only did he go all out to help the Golden Estate train the Jade Legion, but he also stood up for the Jade Legion several times against the Iron Scale Legion’s provocation.
On this day, Zamindar got a report from the Divinity Temple Knight as soon as he came out of the quiet room training. The Iron Scale Legion had a fierce conflict with the Jade Legion in the Fresh Flower Tavern, the largest tavern in the city. More than 1 person had been killed in the conflict.
Zamindar frowned secretly. He was very clear about the reason for the conflict between the Iron Scale Legion and the Jade Legion. Usually, although there were many conflicts between the 2 legions, they were only serious injuries at most. Someone is actually killed this time. I’m afraid it will not end well.
When Zamindar arrived at the Fresh Flower Tavern, the largest tavern was in a mess. It had been demolished into ruins. There were shocking puddles of blood on the ground.
The surrounding people were in a commotion. Zamindar knew upon questioning that it was the drunk soldiers of the Iron Scale Legion who made trouble in the Fresh Flower Tavern. When the Jade Legion’s security team arrived, the Iron Scale Legion not only did not restrain themselves, but instead fought and injured the leader of the security team.
The high level combat power of the 2 sides came upon hearing the news, and they fought hard. They fought for real due to the previous accumulated grievances. The Iron Scale Legion made a ruthless attack, killing a soldier of the Jade Legion and injuring 2 innocent people watching the battle. The grievances between them had been accumulated for a long time, but this time, the conflict escalated abruptly. Soon, the Fresh Flower Tavern became the fresh blood tavern.
The leaders of the 2 legions, Samuel and Trinis, heard the news, but they did not calm down the situation. Instead, they exchanged extremely sharp words. However, they didn’t fight here. They brought their own people and went south out of the city.
Zamindar was taken aback. The southern suburbs are a plain which is the most suitable for fighting. It seems that today’s conflict is more serious than ever before. I’m afraid the 2 groups of people will have a large-scale battle with either one side is left.
Looking at the time, the 2 sides should be out of the city not long ago. Zamindar immediately ordered the accompanying Divinity Temple Knight to inform Lord Arthur, while he quickly flew toward the southern suburbs.
Zamindar was flying very fast. He soon found the 2 sides facing off on the plains of the southern suburbs. There were about 500 people on both sides. The leaders were Samuel and Trinis. They were at the verge of fighting.
“Stop!” Zamindar flashed and appeared in the center of the people on both sides.
Trinis, who was tall and thin with short brown hair, sneered when he saw Zamindar, “You’re in luck, Samuel. Here comes your protector.”
Zamindar frowned, “Both of you, you are the leaders of the legion. No matter what happens, you can’t act like this. Please stay calm.”
“Sir Zamindar, if it’s just some trivial conflict, I’d be happy to give face to sir.” Trinis sneered, “But today 5 of my brothers have been killed by the Jade Legion. It’s no longer my personal problem. It’s about the dignity of the whole Iron Scale Legion. Please forgive me for not being able to stay calm. Sir Zamindar is well-known as the knight and the inheritor of Sir Parsali. You should know that this shame can only be washed away with sword and blood. If you insist on meddling in this as the Divinity Temple Knight, the Iron Scale Legion will fight to the death even if it knows it will lose.”
These words were full of subtle mockings. Zamindar had always modeled the fairness and strictness of his teacher Parsali. Hearing Trinis mentioned the knight, he couldn’t help but hesitate.
Seeing Zamindar’s hesitant expression, Trinis immediately called to Samuel, “Samuel, if you’re a man, stand up and fight with dignity. You’re also a soldier of the empire. Do you only dare to hide behind others like a cowardly woman? “
Samuel stood up coldly, “Since you’re asking for death yourself, you can’t blame others. Sir Zamindar, please be the arbiter. I’m going to settle things with this shameless villain today! Trinis, you keep saying I’m cowardly. When I was imprisoned in prison, you broke my hands and feet, then you used despicable means to frame me with my weapons. You’re the real coward! Now, here I am, you dare to have a life-and-death duel with me in an open and honest way?”
Hearing the duel of life and death, not only Zamindar, but even the soldiers of the legions expressed their surprise.
Trinis squinted his eyes and showed a weird smile, “You reached the Saint level first with the help of external force, do you really think you have the combat power of a Saint? Although I entered Saint a little later than you, it is my own power! Since you yourself want to die, how can I refuse?! Sir Zamindar, you are a real knight. I believe you will make the most fair judgment. I now officially accept Samuel’s request for a life-and-death duel!”
Since both sides firmly demanded a fair fight between life and death, it was inconvenient for Zamindar to hinder, so Trinis and Samuel came to an open space under the witness of the soldiers from both sides.
The rule was very simple: No limit to venues and means; only life and death.
Samuel slowly drew out the long sword ‘Flying Obliteration’. His furious gaze became calm, and a sharp qi was faintly revealed as if a long sword was about to be unsheathed and reveal its edge.
Trinis sneered as his body was suddenly wrapped in black and red mist which quickly condensed into a set of equipment. The right hand was holding a dark black broadsword, but the left hand was holding a pale red shield, which seemed to be a set of red and black half-body armor. His whole body began to emit a thick and dangerous light.
“Ash Suit!” Zamindar lost his voice. This was a set of well-known legendary grade equipment. It consisted of Ash Sword (sword), Ash Defender (shield) and Ash Protection (armor). It had powerful offensive and defensive capabilities. Especially when the 3 equipment were worn on the same person, the person would gain ‘speeding up’ and ‘giant force’. The combat power was shocking.
In contrast, Samuel apparently came in a hurry this time with only a set of ordinary leather armor on his body, which formed a sharp contrast.
Obviously, Trinis came prepared, including the previous provocation. No wonder he showed that strange smile when he heard the duel of life and death. Although it seemed unfair, the equipment factor was within the allowable range of the rule, so it was inconvenient for Zamindar to suspend the duel.
Trinis’ smile had become stern. In fact, the life-and-death duel proposed by Samuel was his exact wish, because Prince Garfield gave him a mission a long time ago, and that was to kill Samuel!
This ‘Ash Suit’ was given to him by Garfield. The tower shield and armor could effectively reduce splash damage. This was to defend against the killing move [Dawn Extinction] launched by Samuel’s ‘Flying Obliteration’. There was a special poison effect on the Ash Sword. As long as it cuts the skin, it could generate a debuff effect of paralysis and deceleration. Not only that, Trinis also drank a set of ‘True series potion’ black potions on the way to the southern suburbs. Now it was within the effective period, so his combat power was equal to being buffed to the limit. I must kill Samuel in this battle!
Samuel also recognized the ‘Ash Suit’, but his face still looked unwavering. He had ‘Flying Obliteration’ before his chest.
At the moment when Zamindar announced the start of the duel, the soldiers were blinded. Samuel had disappeared, and a blur appeared in front of Trinis, as if there were figures flashing. It was not only figures but also shadows of light blue blades.
Trinis’ large shield swung continuously, and dazzling sparks lit up from time to time. The 2 sides were in a stalemate.
The weak soldiers didn’t see it clearly, but Zamindar, who was the arbitrator, saw it clearly. His face was slightly moved as the 2 sides had fought for more than a dozen rounds in the blink of an eye, but Trinis was completely defensive and never fought back once. This was not some kind of strategy, but he had no choice because Samuel was on the upper hand against Trinis who was in the ‘Ash Suit’!
In fact, in Zamindar’s eyes, Samuel’s every slash had a huge flaw, and Trinis could also notice it, but Samuel’s speed was too fast. Before Trinis could seize the flaw and counterattack, the next slash had arrived.
The more Zamindar looked at it, the more surprised it became. The attack speed was really amazing. If it were him, and if he only used Trinis-level strength, he would also be suppressed at a disadvantage!
What surprised Zamindar was that Samuel’s breath was still long and steady without any disorder despite such a high-speed attack. It was as if this was just an ordinary attack rhythm for him.
Trinis, who was at a disadvantage, couldn’t believe what was in front of him. He drank the black potions beforehand and put on the ‘Ash Suit’, yet he was actually completely crushed and beaten by Samuel, and his speed was so amazing. If not for the defense buff and ability of the ‘Ash Suit’, perhaps he would have already lost!
In the Golden Estate City, the Divinity Temple Knights, who didn’t know the duel in the southern suburbs had started, were ordered to come to the lord’s mansion hurriedly to invite Chen Rui.
“Your Highness, this time the situation is serious. Sir Zamindar told me to ask you to go immediately.”
“Understood.” Chen Rui nodded, “Prepare the carriage to go to the southern suburbs.”
“Excuse my rudeness, Your Highness. I’m afraid it’s too late. Let’s go on horseback. Otherwise, the conflict may have already begun.”
“Begun?” Chen Rui responded casually. He suddenly felt something, and his eyes flashed as he said implicitly, “Yes, it has begun…”
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