Chapter 1475: Inscription Pen
Translator: EndlessFantasy Translation Editor: EndlessFantasy Translation
“Elder Bai Li, isn’t it too soon for you to be saying this?” Duan Ling Tian narrowed his eyes and smiled.
“Humph!” Bai Li Hong snorted softly and ignored Duan Ling Tian. He raised his arm and retrieved an extremely fine iron stylus. It was the Inscription Pen Dao Talisman Masters and Saint Inscription Masters used in the Dao Martial Saint Land.
There were two ends on the Inscription Pen. One end was similar to an ordinary Chinese brush while the other end was pointed.
The Inscription Pen that emitted a cold aura was so fine that it was like a big needle. It was obvious that was it was made from extraordinary materials.
In the Dao Martial Saint Land, Inscription Pens were categorized into classes.
The Inscription Pen in Bai Li Hong’s hand was top-rated even in the entire Dao Martial Saint Land.
His Inscription Pen could mark a Heaven Rank Primitive Saint Weapon.
Logically speaking, in the Dao Martial Saint Land, an Inscription Pen like that should not be in the hands of a Three Star Saint Inscription Master… Even Six Star Saint Inscription Masters might not necessarily own an Inscription Pen like this, not to mention a Three Star Saint Inscription Master.
The reason why Bai Li Hong owned such an Inscription Pen was due to a fortuitous encounter. He had chanced upon the inheritance of a Seven Star Saint Inscription Master. The Inscription Pen was also left behind by the Seven Star Saint Inscription Master.
Due to that fortuitous encounter and a lot of hard work, he finally managed to become a Saint Inscription Master.
Holding Duan Ling Tian’s Sun Shooting Bow in one hand and the Inscription Pen in the other, Bai Li Hong looked at Duan Ling Tian and asked, “I don’t have to try inscribing a Saint Inscription. If my Inscription Pen makes a mark on your Saint Weapon bow, I should be able to inscribe on it… You can’t deny that, right?”
“Of course, I won’t deny that.”
Duan Ling Tian said with certainty, “As long as Elder Bai Li manages to leave a mark on my bow, I’ll consider it as my loss! I’ll admit defeat.”
“Very well.” Bai Li Hong nodded, satisfied. Under Duan Ling Tian and Fang Gan’s gaze, he sent True Energy into the Inscription Pen and pointed the sharp end of the Inscription Pen at the Sun Shooting Bow with lightning-speed.
The two ends of the Inscription Pen were peculiar as well.
The sharp end looked like a pointed cone used by Saint Inscription Masters to inscribe on Saint Weapons.
As for the other end, it looked like a Chinese brush, and it was for Dao Talisman Masters to draw Dao Talismans on Talisman papers.
An Inscription Pen was used by both Saint Inscription Masters and Dao Talisman Masters.
Naturally, Saint Inscription Masters generally did not use the other end.
Fang Gan stared unblinkingly at the scene before him. He was curious who would end up having the last laugh.
It was not that he did not trust Bai Li Hong, but Duan Ling Tian’s confidence swayed his heart… After all, Duan Ling Tian did not suffer a loss at all ever since he entered the Moon Illumination Sect.
He was uncertain if this time would be an exception.
Duan Ling Tian looked on calmly.
Although he did not know how extraordinary the Inscription Pen in Bai Li Hong’s hands was, he had almost blind confidence in the Sun Shooting Bow.
What a joke!
The Sun Shooting Bow was made of special materials that could be refined into a Celestial Supreme Treasure.
It was definitely not an easy task to leave a mark on it.
At least, Duan Ling Tian did not think that Bai Li Hong was capable of leaving any mark on it.
The Inscription Pen landed like a lightning, the True Energy entwined around it looked like little green snakes. At a second glance, it also looked like bolts of green lightning moving around the Inscription Pen.
When the Inscription Pen landed on the Sun Shooting Bow, it made a cacophonous sound.
Meanwhile, Bai Li Hong focused his gaze as he shook his hand that was holding the Inscription Pen, fully intending on leaving a mark on the on the Sun Shooting Bow.
However, the results left him dumbfounded when he moved his hands.
He noticed there was no mark on the bow in his hand. “How… How’s this possible… With my Inscription Pen, I should be able to leave a mark even on a Heaven Rank Primitive Saint Weapon.” Bai Li Hong took a deep breath. He refused to believe this and tried again.
Unfortunately, the result was the same. His Inscription Pen failed to leave any mark on the Sun Shooting Bow.
“There’s no trace of a mark at all.” Fang Gan was also stunned. He glanced at Duan Ling Tian with conflicted emotions after he recovered from the shock.
“Elder Bai Li, you won’t go back on your words, will you?” Duan Ling Tian asked with a smile.
Bai Li Hong did not answer Duan Ling Tian’s question and asked with a dignified expression on his face, “What kind of Saint Weapon is this? Is it one of the Super Saint Weapons in the rumored Ten Great Saint Weapons Ranking in the Dao Martial Saint Land?”
“No, it’s not.” Duan Ling Tian shook his head and said faintly, “This is a Saint Weapon that my master asked his friend to custom-make for me twenty years ago. It’s definitely not one of the ten greatest Super Saint Weapons in the Ten Great Saint Weapons Ranking.” With his words, Duan Ling Tian created a fake master for himself.
“Your master’s not a simple man since he has a friend who can refine such an outstanding Saint Weapon.” Bai Li Hong’s face turned solemn when he heard Duan Ling Tian’s words.
Fang Gan heaved a sigh of relief.
Fortunately, he did not open his mouth and ask Duan Ling Tian to be his disciple. Otherwise, he would have embarrassed himself.
‘No wonder he only addressed the City Governor of Mound Hill City as Teacher and not Master… As it turns out, he already has an extremely powerful master,’ Fang Gan thought to himself.
It was not difficult for Fang Gan to come up with that conclusion.
He knew about Bai Li Hong’s capability.
Based on Bai Li Hong’s words, he would be able to inscribe on a Heaven Rank Saint Weapon.
The fact that Bai Li Hong had suspected Duan Ling Tian’s Saint Weapon to be one of the ten greatest Super Saint Weapons in the Ten Great Saint Weapons Ranking undoubtedly proved that his Saint Weapon was comparable to the Super Saint Weapons!
As for the connection between Duan Ling Tian and the City Governor of Mound Hill City, he had only learned about it recently.
“I don’t know about that.”
In the face of a solemn Bai Li Hong, Duan Ling Tian shook his head and muttered unhappily, “That old man isn’t a competent master at all. He always leaves me alone, saying it’s to train me… I’ve been deceived.” Naturally, Duan Ling Tian was just making up a story.
However, it became a different matter when Bai Li Hong and Fang Gan heard this.
If there was no Sun Shooting Bow, they might not necessarily believe Duan Ling Tian’s words… However, with the Sun Shooting Bow that was comparable to a Super Saint Weapon, they could not help but believe Duan Ling Tian.
“Duan Ling Tian, you’re lucky to be accepted by such a master. It’s a blessing! How can you say you’ve been deceived?”
Fang Gan shook his head. “I was thinking what kind of person can cultivate such a monstrous freak like you… I didn’t think you would have such a mysterious and powerful master behind you,” Fang Gan said.
Bai Li Hong nodded in agreement as he looked at Duan Ling Tian and said, “Duan Ling Tian, I admit defeat… Three days later, you may return to retrieve your Saint Weapon. As for learning the Saint inscription Dao, we’ll start in three days.”
Although he had no way of inscribing the Sun Shooting Bow, he was very confident in inscribing the bowstring.
This was because he could not figure out what the Sun Shooting Bow made from. However, he had already identified the bowstring as dragon tendon.
“Dragon tendon… With my Inscription Pen, I’ll still be able to inscribe even if it’s the dragon tendon of a Five-clawed Divine Dragon.” Bai Li Hong was filled with confidence.
In the inheritance he obtained from the Seven Star Saint Inscription Master, there was more than just Saint Inscription Dao, there were also a lot of secrets such as the secrets of the dragon clans. He even knew that Five-clawed Divine Dragons were the strongest in the dragon clans in the Dao Martial Saint Land.
According to the message left behind by the Seven Star Saint Inscription Master, the Inscription Pen he left behind could even inscribe on the toughest part of a Five-clawed Divine Dragon’s body, the dragon scale, let alone the tendon.
However, Bai Li Hong did not know the dragon tendon in his hands belonged to a Five-clawed Divine Dragon.
After receiving Bai Li Hong’s promise, a smile appeared on Duan Ling Tian’s face, and he hurriedly thanked him, “Thank you, Elder Bai Li.”
After thanking him, Duan Ling Tian looked at Bai Li Hong and Fang Gan again and said solemnly, “I have another favor to ask from Elder Bai Li and Elder Fang Gan… Please don’t tell anyone about my bow… I don’t want to be everyone’s target.”
It was highly likely that many people would covet and try to snatch his Sun Shooting Bow if they find out his bow was comparable to a Super Saint Weapon.
“I’m not so foolish,” Bai Li Hong said faintly.
Naturally, he did not finish his sentence out loud.
Even if he was foolish, he still would not dare to do that because it might offend Duan Ling Tian’s master.
Although Bai Li Hong could not confirm the existence of Duan Ling Tian’s master, he would rather err on the side of caution.
“Don’t worry.” Fang Gan’s reply was even more direct.
Since Bai Li Hong intended to begin helping Duan Ling Tian to inscribe the Three Star Saint Inscription, Penetration Saint Inscription, on the bowstring of the Sun Shooting Bow, Duan Ling Tian, and Fang Gan did not stay on.
After they bade Bai Li Hong farewell, they left his mansion together.
Fang Gan was curious about Duan Ling Tian’s fake master. During their journey back, he asked Duan Ling Tian Tian questions and he responded accordingly.
He had made up a fake master as a protective measure.
From the moment he decided to show the extraordinary Sun Shooting Bow, he had already planned to make up a story about a fake master that would make Bai Li Hong and Fang Gan wary so it would deter them from snatching his bow away.
Although Bai Li Hong and Fang Gan did not seem like cunning people, he had to be extra careful.
As the saying went, ‘One might know a person’s face but not his heart.’ He was more guarded than other people since he had lived twice.
Duan Ling Tian wanted to change the topic so he looked at Fang Gan and asked inquisitively, “Elder Fang Gan, when I went to see you, that senior in your mansion addressed you as Young Master. Has he been with you for a long time?”