Chapter 1320: Killing the Martial Emperor You Han
Translator: EndlessFantasy Translation Editor: EndlessFantasy Translation
At the east of Half Moon Island, close to the sea where one could hear the continuous sound of waves hitting the shore.
Pa! Pa! Pa!
The waves kept rolling as they pounded on the rocks and produced different sounds.
A black light flashed past. It was an arrow that was as black as ink. It was headed straight to the seaside.
Almost at the same time when the arrow was shot, a purple figure stood above it and moved along with it. In just a blink of an eye, he arrived at the seaside as a tremendous force spread out and broke the incoming waves.
The figure stepped on the arrow and flew in loops around the seaside and the surrounding sea. Soon after, the purple figure slowed down and revealed itself.
It was none other than Duan Ling Tian.
“Martial Emperor You Han.” As Duan Ling Tian looked at the woman standing nearby in mid-air, he retrieved the arrow at his feet. He held the bow in one hand and the arrow in the other.
It seemed as though it made him feel more secure.
The woman was the master of You Han Valley on Cloud Continent, Martial Emperor You Han.
She was not here earlier. It was clear that she had only just appeared.
“Duan Ling Tian, you’re really bold… You actually dare to come out and cultivate alone in a strange environment like this,” Martial Emperor You Han said leisurely as she looked at Duan Ling Tian calmly.
Duan Ling Tian looked at Martial Emperor You Han. He clicked his tongue and said, “I don’t know if I’m bold or not, but Martial Emperor You Han, you’re really patient. Thirteen days… You waited for thirteen days before appearing.”
As soon as Duan Ling Tian finished talking, Martial Emperor You Han’s expression changed completely.
Thirteen days ago, she discovered that Duan Ling Tian would leave the residence arranged by the Vice Island Master of Half Moon Island and cultivate his martial skill here. He would be here for the entire day.
In the beginning, she only hid at the side, fearing it was a trap.
As she hid in the dark day after day to observe Duan Ling Tian, she searched around and discovered that no one was following Duan Ling Tian or protecting him.
Today was the thirteenth day she followed Duan Ling Tian.
When Duan Ling Tian was cultivating, she conducted a blanket search around the area and did not find anyone at all.
She, who usually played it safe, finally decided to kill Duan Ling Tian so she could obtain his inheritance from the Rebirth Martial Emperor.
Martial Emperor You Han gasped. She looked around, thinking there was a hidden powerhouse who had tipped Duan Ling Tian off.
“Stop looking… I’m all alone,” Duan Ling Tian said faintly.
“You’re alone? You actually detected my presence?” Martial Emperor You Han asked in a deep voice as her eyes flashed.
“Did you think you had hidden yourself well?” Duan Ling Tian shook his head and smiled.
“I almost forgot… You’re the third reincarnation of the Rebirth Martial Emperor. It’s not surprising that you have something hidden up your sleeves.” Martial Emperor You Han sized Duan Ling Tian up as her face eased a little.
“Previously at Hidden Fog Island, someone had saved you… This time you won’t be so lucky on Half Moon Island!” Martial Emperor You Han said as she drew her Spirit Weapon out. It was a three-foot-long Quasi Royal Grade Spirit Sword.
She was prepared to go all out to kill Duan Ling Tian in the shortest time possible. This was to avoid any unforeseen variable.
“It seems like you’re very confident about killing me…” Duan Ling Tian said leisurely as he stared at Martial Emperor You Han.
“Stop playing tricks!” Martial Emperor You Han sneered. Her robe fluttered before she disappeared. She flew out with her sword in hand. It was as though she had transformed into a giant sword as she flew across the sky.
The giant sword emitted a burst of ice-cold aura that caused the surrounding air to stagnate as though the airflow had condensed.
“Today, you must die!” Martial Emperor You Han said coldly as the Spirit Sword in her hands trembled. The surrounding aura became colder.
Heaven and Earth Wipeout!
Martial Emperor You Han immediately used the most powerful sword skill in the Han Bing’s Divine Sword Technique. She aimed her killing shot at Duan Ling Tian’s vital parts, fully intending to kill Duan Ling Tian with just a blow.
“I must die?” Duan Ling Tian replied with a sneer. Faced with Martial Emperor You Han’s fierce sword skill, he drew the bowstring of the bow in his hands until it was the shape of a full moon.
When Martial Emperor You Han cast the Heaven and Earth Wipeout, a small bright spot appeared at the tip of the sword before a terrifying coldness erupted and a thunderous noise reverberated in the air. It froze everything in its surroundings into ice sculptures before crushing it.
Duan Ling Tian had loosened his hand on the bowstring. It was also the hand that was holding on to the end of the arrow.
In that split second, the arrow shot across the sky. Its speed was a lot faster compared to when he was alone.
It was obvious that he was concealing his strength earlier.
Body and Arrow Synchronization!
At the same time, Duan Ling Tian flew with the tailwind and landed on the arrow. As the speed of the arrow increased, his speed increased as well.
Hua! Hua! Hua! Hua! Hua!
At the moment when Duan Ling Tian shot the arrow out, the bright spot at the tip of Martial Emperor You Han’s sword exploded soundlessly and transformed into a skyful of light specks. It swept out as it emitted a burst of cold aura.
Duan Ling Tian stepped on the arrow and escaped Martial Emperor You Han’s attacks.
At the spot where Duan Ling Tian was standing at earlier, the air condensed and exuded an extremely cold aura.
“Oh, no!” Martial Emperor You Han’s expression changed dramatically when she saw Duan Ling Tian’s current speed was faster than hers.
Even after she unleashed the full power of her movement technique and martial skill with her Quasi Royal Grade Spirit Sword, she was still not as fast as Duan Ling Tian.
An ominous feeling rose in her heart when she thought about how Duan Ling Tian had been hiding his strength from her for the past thirteen days and the fact that he knew she was hiding in the dark all along
Since Duan Ling Tian knew she was hiding in the dark, why was he so calm?
These things that she had not given much thought to prior to this shocked her now as she broke out in cold sweat.
“Unless… He’s confident that he would win?” Martial Emperor You Han turned pale, and she felt a chill creeping up to her head when she thought about that possibility.
The thought continued to magnify in her head. She was so scared that for the first time, she thought about escaping.
However, could she escape now?
“Aerolite Strike!” A cold voice sounded along with the short-lived sound of wind whistling. Before Martial Emperor You Han had time to react, her body shuddered, and she whimpered.
From the beginning until the end, all Martial Emperor You Han saw was a lightning-like black flash. In the next moment, there was a heart-wrenching pain coming from her hand that was holding the sword.
There was a bloody wound on her wrist.
The Spirit Sword in her hand almost fell. Fortunately, she managed to catch it in time with her other hand.
Another sound of wind whistling sounded. Before Martial Emperor You Han could react, another bloody wound appeared on her other hand. The Spirit Sword eventually fell to the ground.
“You… You… Back then it was you who negated my Heaven and Earth Wipeout and saved Martial Emperor Ling Xuan?” Although Martial Emperor You Han managed to stop the bleeding on both her wrists, her face was pale, and she looked unwell. She looked at Duan Ling Tian quizzically as disbelief filled her eyes.
That person whom she thought was weak was actually stronger than her?
She found it hard to accept this fact.
“If you’re too greedy, you’ll end up with nothing! Your You Han Valley is blessed enough to obtain Martial Emperor Han Bing’s inheritance… It’s a pity you didn’t cherish it,” Duan Ling Tian said coldly.
In his opinion, Martial Emperor You Han was doomed the moment she laid her eyes on him and tried to plot against him.
Meanwhile, the arrow in his hand rested on the bowstring. He drew the bowstring back into the shape of a full moon again and aimed it at Martial Emperor You Han.
At this moment, Martial Emperor You Han felt like she had a bull’s eye painted on her, and there was no way for her to escape.
Martial Emperor You Han gave up on resisting. It was as though she already knew she was going to die today. However, she could not help but voice out her confusion, “I’m curious… Why’s there such a huge difference in your strength when you utilize your Spirit Weapon and when you don’t?”
Even if she was going to die, she wanted to understand why.
“Back then, I checked your strength… That day, you used the Spirit Archery Set and broke my Heaven and Earth Wipeout! Although I didn’t utilize my Spirit Weapon then, the strength of that attack isn’t the strength you possessed.”
Due to that reason, the Martial Emperor You Han did not think that arrow was shot by Duan Ling Tian.
“Saint Grade Martial Tactic…” Duan Ling Tian said leisurely.
After he finished speaking, Martial Emperor You Han’s eyes widened. Shock was apparent on her face, and a bitter smile hung on the corner of her mouth. “I see… You’ve actually cultivated the Saint Grade Martial Tactic!”
Martial Emperor You Han had heard of the Saint Grade Martial Tactic before.
Its existence was above the Heaven Rank Advanced Martial Skill, and it was extremely powerful.
“No wonder I lost.”
Martial Emperor You Han gasped. “One last question… What’s your current cultivation base?”
“Third Level Martial Emperor Stage.” After Duan Ling Tian finished speaking, he suddenly let go of the hand that was holding on to the arrow. He also loosened the bowstring, granting the arrow absolute freedom.
The arrow shot out once again. It penetrated Martial Emperor You Han’s chest and killed her.
Martial Emperor You Han, the No. 3 Martial Emperor on Cloud Continent, died just like that.
First, it was Martial Emperor Lei Ming. Then, it was Martial Emperor You Han. Among the top three Martial Emperors on Cloud Continent, two of them had died in Duan Ling Tian’s hands.
After Duan Ling Tian kept Martial Emperor You Han’s Spatial Ring and Profundity Fragments, he stood in the air and recalled the earlier incident as he muttered, “After the Body and Arrow Synchronization entered the Fundamental Awareness Stage, my speed has really improved to the next level… With my cultivation base at the Third Level Martial Emperor Stage and the breakthrough of my Sword Concept, it’s not too difficult to kill Martial Emperor You Han.”
“In half a month, it’ll be the day to meet the Island Master of Half Moon Island, Di Yong.” Soon after, Duan Ling Tian came back to his senses.
Currently, it had been two and a half months since the time he arrived at Half Moon Island.
When he first arrived, he learned that it would take three months before he could meet the Island Master of Half Moon Island, Di Yong.
At that time, Di Yong would personally select his direct disciple.