Ye Xiwen just wanted to let out an excited yell right now. His power was boiling like an unimaginable force was flowing in his body. He was at the critical juncture. He was one step away from entering the Half-step Great Sage Late.
To him, the last battle with Gongyang Yongfeng was a pity. He almost stepped into Half-step Great Sage Late. Without stepping into Half-step Great Sage Late, he had no way to fend himself against the Great Sage Late.
It felt like the brakes were pulled right just as he was about to sprint. This feeling made him feel so depressed that he could spit blood.
However, he had no choice. Even his opponent Gongyang Yongfeng had been worn out to death by him. Even if he was not content, he had no other choice. He initially wanted to wait until after he returned to True Martial School and closed cultivation before breaking into Half-step Great Sage Late.
However, there was another opportunity placed in front of him now, which was this Blood Hangman. This Blood Hangman was more powerful than Gongyang Yongfeng. Even among the Great Sage Late, he was also considered an ace.
It was also due to this that Ye Xiwen proposed to challenge the Blood Hangman one-on-one. On the one hand, it was to hinder the Blood Hangman. On the other hand, he wanted to use the Blood Hangman to hone himself and make himself break into the Half-step Great Sage Late.
If other people knew, he was afraid that they would be frightened to death. Gongyang Yongfeng was a different matter. Although Gongyang Yongfeng was notoriously famous, after all, he was already old and could no longer be compared to his past self. And in the end, Ye Xiwen just wore Gongyang Yongfeng out to death. He depleted Gongyang Yongfeng’s blood essence until he died, but he did not kill Gongyang Yongfeng.
What’s more? This Blood Hangman was more tyrannical than Gongyang Yongfeng. Using him to achieve a breakthrough was simply looking for death for ordinary people. They would be killed by just the press of one of his fingers.
“Who do you think you are!?” Ye Xiwen replied coldly. The will to fight in his eyes became fiercer, flaming ablaze as if there were stars in them.
His body’s momentum also climbed little by little, and it soon climbed to the peak of Half-step Great Sage Intermediate. He finally came to this place again, one inch away from stepping into Half-step Great Sage Late.
“Less nonsense. If you have the ability, just kill me and get it!” Ye Xiwen said with his mouth, but his feet did not stop moving. He suddenly took a step and violently shot out, turning into a golden light. He rushed to the Blood Hangman. Their battle had transversed to the universe. The terrifying momentum tore the space apart. A pair of golden wings appeared behind Ye Xiwen, and he appeared in front of the Blood Hangman in an instant.
With a longsword in his hand glinting brightly, he slashed his sword toward Blood Hangman.
“That’s fast!” The jest was finally gone from the Blood Hangman’s face. Surprise flashed in his blood-red eyes. It was his first time feeling Ye Xiwen’s extreme speed. Even the Soul Destruction Temple Master couldn’t catch up with his speed and finally let him go. That was a great master of the Sage Realm, who was more powerful than a Blood Lord, let alone a Blood Hangman. The two parties were not at the same level at all.
It was conceivable how fast Ye Xiwen’s speed was. Immediately, in an instant’s effort. Ye Xiwen had already attacked him with his sharp sword approaching Blood Hangman’s face.
“Clang!” A loud sound of metal clashing was heard. Wave after wave of terrifying shock waves swept out from the middle of the place. The qi of two sharp swords suddenly collided in the air. This was the battle of two sword masters.
By the skin of his teeth, the Blood Hangman finally blocked Ye Xiwen’s attack. He couldn’t help but feel chills down his spine. If he hadn’t been careful and vigilant just now, he was afraid he would have really been hit by this ant’s sword.
However, without waiting for him to think about it, Ye Xiwen’s offense kept pressing forward. He turned into a boll of golden light and disappeared. When he reappeared, he was already behind the Blood Hangman. He swung his sword again, and lightning struck.
The range of the two’s combat was getting bigger. Ye Xiwen no longer launched attacks at the risk of his life, instead he used the speed that he excelled the most in. The so-called “in the world of martial arts, only speed is invincible” was greatly reflected in Ye Xiwen.
The Blood Hangman’s strength was much more tyrannical than Ye Xiwen, but he had no way to kill Ye Xiwen because Ye Xiwen was too fast. He was so fast to the point where it was hard to even get caught.
Especially in battle, Ye Xiwen did not begrudge qi. He constantly hastened the Storm Wings on his back to release Storm Power, violently slamming it down on the Blood Hangman’s body. Although it could not gravely harm the Blood Hangman at all, it made him battered.
“Roar!” The Blood Hangman yelled an angry roar, shaking all directions. He was beyond furious. He never thought he would be so embarrassed by an ant he did not consider worthy at all. The crimson blood aura on his body surged even more. The bloody air instantly scattered out, one circle after another. It was extremely terrifying. In the middle of each blood wave was interspersed with countless people’s screaming and howling, all of whom were killed by him. He extracted their resentful spirits and then sacrificed them to his martial arts.
There were so many resentful spirits, it was unclear if there were hundred thousands or millions. He had really murdered many people. No wonder there was rumours about how he liked to torture and kill. His fetish in torturing people to death had already twisted his heart.
Until now, those who were tortured to death by him had become his helpers, making his martial arts more terrifying. Circles of resentful spirits swept out, swallowing and shattering everything they encountered. It was extremely terrifying.
Caught off guard for a moment, Ye Xiwen was also affected. His body was densely covered with hundreds of resentful spirits, all of which were old hateful spirits who had been dead for who knew how many years. They were fierce and abnormal. They were fed fresh blood by the Blood Hangman and had become ferocious demons.
“Hah!” Ye Xiwen shouted. A golden Divinity instantly covered Ye Xiwen’s whole body. Every drop of golden Divinity seemed to have a deity chanting inside it. The Divinity that had been merged with who knew how many deities began to resurrect at that very moment. They turned into all kinds of deities, all of which were different kinds of Beast Gods. It was like each deity had resurrected to descend on the world.
Those resentful spirits were created using the Power of Yin in heaven and earth and contaminated with fresh blood. They feared the Power of Yang of the most, and Divinity was simply such a power.
They were killed by the deities that Divinity produced in no time, but the little time it took was enough. The Blood Hangman had grasped this opportunity and launched himself over.
In a fight between experts, it only took a moment to settle with a victor.
“Clang!” The blood dyed long sword glimmered with intense crimson was slashed downward in haste. Ye Xiwen could not evade it. The Blood Hangman’s Blood Sea sealed off his surroundings. He couldn’t tell his direction in the universe; they were all sealed, preventing him from escaping.
“Die!” The Blood Hangman shouted coldly, his facial expression was quite ferocious. He was a very prideful man. It made him very depressed to have been so embarrassed by an ant he had never considered worthy.
Now he finally had the chance to kill this ant on the spot to vent his hatred.
“Boom!” Ye Xiwen raised his sword and blocked it. The Blood Hangman’s terrifying power completely slammed down on him without mercy. The terrifying power even caused Ye Xiwen equipped with the Tyrant Body to crouch down, getting totally crushed by it. Luckily, he had the protection of the Tyrant Body. If it were an ordinary person, he would have been crushed to death already.
It wasn’t because the Tyrant Body was weak. On the contrary, if not for the Tyrant Body, Ye Xiwen would be killed on the spot. However, his realm and the Blood Hangman’s realm had an overwhelming gap. If the gaps between their realms were closer, it was unlikely that the situation would end up like this.
However, the Blood Hangman’s power rolled down in waves like the tide, trying to pulverize Ye Xiwen’s entire defense.
Both Ye Xiwen’s eyes turned red. His will to fight was like fire that wanted to burn through the world. The golden Divinity on his body also billowed up in waves to resist the crushing of the power of this blood wave.
The two insane forces were crushing each other, colliding wildly around Ye Xiwen.
The Observing Person Scripture inside Ye Xiwen was revolving at a terrifying speed. The formed galaxy was also spinning at a speed that was visible to the naked eye. It should be known that the galaxy formed by the Observing Person Scripture in Ye Xiwen’s body was an exact copy of the real universe’s galaxy. Therefore, on normal days, the revolution of the entire galaxy could be said to be quite slow. The revolution within the galaxy was still considered fast, but the rotation of the entire galaxy was difficult to detect with the naked eye. It was just a little bit, but it really had the feeling of ten thousand years passing in the blink of an eye in the universe.
However, it was now revolving at a speed that was visible to the naked eye. It could be seen how crazy the Observing Person Scripture had gotten.
Ye Xiwen had already tried his best. The cells in his body were collapsing one by one, but were repaired by the Phoenix Regeneration technique.
“Ah!” Ye Xiwen yelled. The momentum of his body had climbed to the peak and finally broke through. It rose insanely, stepping directly from Half-step Great Sage Intermediate into Half-step Great Sage Late.
“Boom!” The blood sword that was about to sever Ye Xiwen’s shoulder was bounced off by a frightening force. The impact almost tore the Blood Hangman’s hand apart. He just gaped in shock at Ye Xiwen, whose momentum had increased sharply in front of him.
He… actually achieved a breakthrough!
He didn’t expect that Ye Xiwen would actually break through at the most critical moment. Ye Xiwen broke through, which was to say, he had just become a whetstone for others to hone themselves.
How could I become a whetstone!?
He still found it hard to believe.
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