Chapter 1066: Two Types of People
Translator: EndlessFantasy Translation Editor: EndlessFantasy Translation
“They’re divided into two types of people — one of them was a Martial Monarch whom even our Lu Clan was powerless against!” When Lu Bai reached this point in his sentence, he paused for a moment as his face turned glum. There was a bit of helplessness in his tone.
Moreover, the Martial Monarch was so strong that even the Lu Clan was powerless against him!
Lu Bai’s words were clearly heard by everyone present at the scene.
For a moment, everyone agreed with him.
A Martial Monarch who could make the Lu Clan powerless was obviously stronger than the strongest Lu Clan’s Martial Monarch.
The Lu Clan could not act against someone like that.
If he killed the lineal disciple of Lu Clan, the Lu Clan could not do anything to retaliate even if they were enraged.
Although the Lu Clan had connections with some of the first-rate forces at the other side of the Ruo Shui River, the first-rate forces would only make a move if the Lu Clan was facing destruction.
Unless the Lu Clan’s was under the threat of annihilation, the first-rate forces would not make a move even if the Clan Leader died, let alone the death of a lineal disciple.
They guarded the Lu Clan, not an individual from the Lu Clan.
“How about the other type?” Duan Ling Tian continued to ask with brightly lit eyes.
“The other type is not a Martial Monarch,” Lu Bai explained unhurriedly. After successfully getting the attention of everyone else other than Lu Clan’s disciples, he continued to add, “The other type of person’s attainment in the Medicine Refinement Dao is almost at the peak. They’re none other than grade one alchemists!”
Grade one alchemists!
The moment the words left Lu Bai’s words, the entire place descended into silence.
At this moment, even the sound of a needle falling on the ground could be heard.
“Ahh, so it was a grade one alchemist!”
“The Northern Mountain’s Lu Clan is a family of alchemists. A grade one alchemist would definitely gain the respect of the Lu Clan!”
“Moreover, a grade one alchemist is very influential! This could be seen in the legacy passed down in the Lu Clan. The Lu Clan could endure for 10,000 years is because of those grade one alchemists in the past.”
After everybody regained their senses, they were hit by a pang of realization.
In terms of martial strength, a grade one alchemist might not be better than the Northern Mountain’s Lu Clan’s powerhouse.
However, the influential power a grade one alchemist possessed was enough to elicit dread from the Lu Clan. It was to the point that they did not dare to offend him at all.
“Cough cough… D-Did you h-hear that? O-Only a Martial M-Monarch o-or a grade… o-one alchemist… cough cough… c-can kill m-me… a-and get a-away wi-th it… cough… cough… Y-You a-are not… q-qualified enough to k-kill… me!” Lu Huai who was lifted up by the neck once again became agitated as he glared scornfully at Duan Ling Tian. He felt no fear since he knew he had something to fall back on.
“Only a Martial Monarch or a grade one alchemist can kill you and get away with it?” Duan Ling Tian’s eyes gleamed as he looked at Lu Huai calmly.
Horror dawned on Lu Huai when he sensed Duan Ling Tian’s grip tightening again. He struggled as he yelled, “No…no!!”
“Duan Ling Tian!” Horror also dawned on Lu Bai who was standing by the side. He did not expect Duan Ling Tian would choose this dangerous path even after knowing he would die if he killed Lu Huai.
The loud and crisp sound of bones breaking echoed in the air causing everyone present to feel chills running down their spines.
One of the five Lu Clan’s disciples who followed Lu Sou and Lu Zhao immediately turned around and fled the scene.
The other four also had disbelief written all over their faces.
All of their gazes were fixed on that purple figure.
The people’s eyes were focused on the purple figure as well. The owner of the purple figure was none other than Duan Ling Tian.
Lu Huai’s neck was broken by Duan Ling Tian’s tightened grip. At this moment, his head drooped to the side listlessly.
With a raise of his hand, Duan Ling Tian calmly tossed Lu Huai’s body on the ground. His action was so nonchalant, it was as though what he had done was just a small matter.
“He’s crazy! He’s crazy!” Majority of the people looked at Duan Ling Tian as though they were looking at a ghost. They thought he was insane.
“H-He really killed the Lu Clan’s Third Young Master?”
“He’s not afraid of death?”
“Now that he has killed the Lu Clan’s Third Young Master, it’s useless even if the Lu Clan’s Second Young Master pleads for mercy on his behalf! It’s impossible for him to escape death now! What the hell is he thinking?”
“He probably doesn’t want to live anymore!”
Many of the onlookers buried their heads together in discussion. They found it difficult to comprehend Duan Ling Tian’s action.
Although he knew it would be difficult to escape death after killing the Lu Clan’s Third Young Master, he still hardened his heart and killed the Lu Clan’s Third Young Master. Was he not pushing himself into a corner by doing this?
“Duan Ling Tian…” Lu Bai’s face was pale. The thing he worried about the most had happened.
Naturally, the cause of his ashen face was not Lu Huai’s death.
Although he and Lu Huai were both lineal disciples, they were not blood-related at all. He was vying for the position of the next Clan Leader with Lu Song, the First Young Master of Lu Clan. Due to that reason, Lu Huai, who was Lu Song’s blood brother, had schemed in the dark and tried to kill him multiple times.
To be completely honest, he was quite happy that Lu Huai was dead.
However, his heart sank a little the moment he remembered Duan Ling Tian might be killed because of this matter.
Although he and Duan Ling Tian had only met twice, he was saved by the powerhouse next to Duan Ling Tan when they first met. Like the saying went, ‘The love for the house extends even to the crows perching on its roof’. Due to the feelings of gratitude, he did not wish for anything to befall Duan Ling Tian.
Otherwise, how could he possibly face the benefactor to whom he owed his life to?
“Young man, you’re too eager to win.” Lu Sou sighed.
He thought after Duan Ling Tian was provoked by Lu Huai, he had lost his senses and killed Lu Huai due to his ego.
A single slip could cause lasting sorrow.
In his opinion, this saying was very appropriate to describe Duan Ling Tian’s current situation.
It did not matter if it was Lu bai or Lu Sou, none of them asked Duan Ling Tian to flee at all.
It was not because they wanted to see Duan Ling Tian’s misfortune. They knew the Lu Clan would still catch him even if he fled.
It was meaningless for him to escape now unless he was a Martial Monarch.
“This Duan Ling Tian is most likely going to die today. What a waste of his monstrous talent!”
“Exactly! This Duan Ling Tian is really monstrous. He has such a horrifying cultivation base that he could even kill Lu Zhao with just one blow. I think he’s already at the Ninth Level Void Transformation. Moreover, his talent in Medicine Refinement Dao is equally as terrifying!”
“A genius whom even God is jealous of!”
The majority of the people present felt that Duan Ling Tian would definitely die today. They sighed and shook their heads as they lamented Duan Ling Tian’s impending death.
“Uncle, did you see that? Duan Ling Tian killed the Lu Clan’s Third Young Master! He killed the Lu Clan’s Third Young Master!” The green-clad middle-aged man smiled widely. He crouched next to Lu Zhao’s body as he lowered his head to whisper to the body at his side, “You must watch carefully! That Duan Ling Tian will be killed by the Lu Clan soon!”
At this moment, the green-clad middle-aged man’s face filled with joy. It was as though he could already picture the scene of Duan Ling Tian being killed by the Lu Clan’s powerhouse.
“Young Master!” Xiong Quan, unlike everyone else who felt that Duan Ling Tian would definitely die, had a different opinion.
He was carried away by the atmosphere earlier so he was initially a little worried his Young Master would kill the Lu Clan’s Third Young Master in a moment of recklessness and invite trouble for himself.
However, his heart had calmed down after his own Young Master had killed the Lu Clan’s Third Young Master.
He understood his Young Master very well. He knew his Young Master would not act impetuously if he did not have the confidence.
He had a feeling his Young Master had a way to overcome this crisis.
He was looking forward to seeing it.
“Who are you? Why did you kill my Lu Clan’s lineal disciple?”
At this moment, a boisterous voice reverberated from the distance and attracted everyone’s attention.
In the next instance, two old men appeared at the place where everybody was looking at — one was fat, and the other was thin.
The fat one was short while the thin one was tall. The former looked like a ball while the latter looked like a bamboo.
The two old men flew in the air before coming to a halt near the crowd. As they hovered in the air, their eyes immediately found the purple-clad young man standing nearby.
Soon after, another figure appeared. It was none other than the Lu Clan’s disciple who had left earlier.
He was the one who called the two old men over.
“Elder Yuan, Elder Gui!” The instance the fat and thin old men appeared, Lu Sou and the other four Lu Clan’s disciples bowed politely to them.
Even Lu Bai, the Lu Clan’s Second Young Master, took the initiative to nod at the old men.
However, the two old men did not respond to Lu Bai and the others. This was because their attention was focused on Duan Ling Tian.
When they inadvertently saw the body lying near Duan Ling Tian, they could not help but be consumed by rage even though they had already prepared themselves for it.
Their eyes turned fierce as they glared at Duan Ling Tian.
Meanwhile, there was turbulence in the air surrounding their bodies even though they did not move and no energy could be seen rising from their bodies.
The sounds of the explosion could be faintly heard as well. As one fell, another rose in succession.
“Two Martial Monarchs?” The Spiritual Energy Duan Ling Tian had extended out the moment the fat and thin old men appeared felt as though it had met a bale of cotton when he tried to probe them.
He could sense the two old men before him were true Martial Monarchs!
“As expected of the Northern Mountain’s Lu Clan. Just the death of a lineal disciple and two Martial Monarchs immediately come knocking on the door!” At this moment, Duan Ling Tian finally understood the meaning of the word ‘clan’.
If it was just a sect, this situation would not happen.
“Why did I kill your Lu Clan’s lineal disciple?” Duan Ling Tian looked fearlessly at the two Martial Monarchs as he replied unhurriedly, “Since he wanted to kill me, why can’t I kill him? Don’t tell me I should just stand there and wait for my death?”