Chapter 1519: Identical
Translator: EndlessFantasy Translation Editor: EndlessFantasy Translation
When Chi Mei heard Duan Ling Tian’s words, she replied at a speed that was neither hurried nor slow, “Naturally, it’s easy to kill you. However, I’ve taken an interest in you… Don’t worry. From now on, the Mountainshade Black Market will call off the mission to kill you.”
This made Duan Ling Tian feel a little confused.
‘Could it be my charisma is actually so amazing that this woman has actually fallen for me?’
The moment Duan Ling Tian thought of this, chills ran down his spine. Although the woman had a great body, who knew what kind of face was under that veil? Maybe she was actually an ugly woman?
However, Duan Ling Tian was instantly stunned in the next instant. This was because Chi Mei had suddenly taken off the veil and exposed her face.
Black shiny hair cascaded over her shoulder like a waterfall while her autumn eyes were like two of the brightest stars in the night sky. Her jade-like nose was pointed, and her little mouth was red and plump. Her curves were perfect. All in all, she was an unparalleled beauty that could topple the nation.
No flaws could be seen at all on this delicate face that seemed as though it had been exquisitely carved. Everything was perfect.
When Duan Ling Tian saw Chi Mei’s peerlessly beautiful face, he stood rooted to his spot, shocked. It was as though he had just seen a ghost. “Y-You… You…”
When Chi Mei saw the astonishment on Duan Ling Tian’s face, a knowing look flashed in the depth of her eyes.
It seemed like things were just as she had suspected.
He was indeed closely related to the person she was looking for. Moreover, it seemed like their relationship ran deep as well. Otherwise, he would not have such a rich aura of that person on him.
At this moment, there was no one who could understand Duan Ling Tian’s feelings.
Duan Ling Tian’s feelings were in a turmoil, and he could not calm down for a very long time. When he looked at Chi Mei, hints of doubt would flash in his eyes for one moment, and hints of nostalgia would flash in the next moment before it was replaced by tenderness. His gaze turned even more complicated as time went by.
Duan Ling Tian was in this state because he was familiar with Chi Mei’s face.
Naturally, although the face in his memory was almost identical to the face before him, it had the innocence of a girl-next-door.
That was right! Chi Mei’s exquisite and peerlessly beautiful face that could topple a nation was identical to one of Duan Ling Tian’s fiancées, Ke’er. Their faces were identical. There was no difference at all.
However, regardless of how identical they looked, Duan Ling Tian did not mistake the person before him as Ke’er.
This was because the Chi Mei’s temperament was completely different from Ke’er’s.
Ke’er had a soft and gentle temperament, but Chi Mei had an icy and unapproachable temperament.
At this moment, Duan Ling Tian was overcome with the thought that this person might be Ke’er’s twin.
However, he instantly dismissed this thought. It was impossible!
Chi Mei was a Mountainshade Black Market’s assassin in the Dao Martial Saint Land. She was a Saint Stage powerhouse. Ke’er was born in a distant land on the Mortal Continent. Just like him, she was from Fresh Breeze Town. It was impossible for her to have any relations to Chi Mei.
Moreover, when he first met Ke’er, she was about to prostitute herself so she could bury her late mother. He did not hear about Ke’er’s mother not being her biological mother.
“Just tell me… What do you want to do?” Duan Ling Tian asked in his deep voice as he suppressed the thousands of questions in his heart.
The Chi Mei before him was a Mountainshade Black Market’s assassin. Based on her words, it seemed like not only would she not kill him, but she was also going to make the Mountainshade Black Market call of the mission.
This made him feel as though something was not right. By right, he had nothing to do with her so she did not have to do this at all.
Something strange must be going on if something did not feel right to him! Duan Ling Tian always believed in this.
“What? You’re a man… Don’t tell me you’re afraid of a little girl like me?” Chi Mei asked with a smile, a perfect curve appearing at the corner of her mouth.
Chi Mei’s exquisite and peerlessly beautiful face and her wicked body were more than enough to arouse the desire deep in the hearts of any man. However, Duan felt no desire at this moment. He only felt a sense of vigilance instead.
“I believe you must have a reason for not killing me and having the Mountainshade Black Market call off the mission to kill me,” Duan Ling Tian replied.
“A reason? Of course, I have a reason!” Chi Mei replied indifferently, “Prior to meeting you, nobody has ever survived if I, Chi Mei, make my move… You’re the first!”
“Should I feel proud of that?” Duan Ling Tian asked as he laughed mockingly, “Tell me, what kind of reason is not only stopping you from killing me but helping me as well?”
“Reason? Well, will it work if I say I’ve fallen for you?” Chi Mei chuckled.
Chi Mei’s words made Duan Ling Tian’s heart turned cold immediately. Who knew if this woman before him who looked younger than him was an old demon hag who was hundreds of years old. Who knew if her age was that of his grandmother’s grandmother?
Naturally, Chi Mei did not know what was going through Duan Ling Tian’s mind. Otherwise, she would have slapped him to death.
“I believe that we’ll meet each other again.” Chi Mei stared at Duan Ling Tian deeply before she left and disappeared before his eyes without waiting for him to come to his senses.
“Who’s she exactly?” Duan Ling Tian’s heart was filled with confusion.
‘A Mountainshade Black Market’s assassin who looks identical to Ke’er! She came here to kill me but suddenly changed her mind. Moreover, she’s even going to help me by getting the Mountainshade Black Market to call off the mission…’ Duan Ling Tian’s train of thought gradually became more clear.
Naturally, he was not so conceited to think that she did not kill him because she really fell for him.
As a Mountainshade Black Market’s assassin, she was originally a cold-blooded person. It was impossible for her to abort her mission due to such an absurd reason.
“No matter how much I think about it, the only plausible reason is Ke’er! However, even if Ke’er is really the reason… How did she find out about the relationship between Ker’er and I? Don’t tell me she has been concealing herself all this time while I was with Ke’er? If she has been concealing herself, she should’ve been protecting Ke’er… Why is she following me? Besides, there’s no reason for her to reveal herself even if she’s following me, right?” No matter how much Duan Ling Tian thought about it, he could not come up with an answer at all.
“I guess I can only ask Ke’er when I return… But Ke’er had long told me her story, and she has never mentioned she still has a living relative in this world.” Since he could not figure it out, Duan Ling Tian no longer thought about it. Instead, he shifted his focus back to the Hunting Assessment once again.
As time continued to pass by, the Hunting Assessment also finally came to an end.
Naturally, Duan Ling TIan had obtained first place.
“How did Duan Ling Tian obtain so many points? His points are ten times more than the person who came in second place! Even if he managed to kill all the wild beasts he encountered, it would still be impossible for him to score so highly, right?” Duan Ling Tian had come in first in the Hunting Assessment. The inner court disciples did not have any objections since they had long heard about how monstrous Duan Ling Tian was.
However, his result made them feel suspicious for they felt he must have cheated.
Faced with the inner court disciples’ doubts, Duan Ling Tian remained calm. He was not bothered by it at all.
At this moment, an inner court elder who had been looking at Duan Ling Tian with a complicated gaze heard the whispering of the inner court disciples. He could not help but chime in, “The reason Duan Ling Tian’s points are so high is due to the fact that he killed the Berserk Great Ape, a wild beast that’s at the Mastery Saint Rudiment Stage!”
The moment he opened his mouth, the other inner court elders smiled wryly. It was apparent they all knew about this.
Bai Li Hong was calm. He did not appear to be surprised by this.
Zhong Huo, the Vice Sect Leader of Moon Illumination Sect, looked at Duan Ling Tian with a complicated gaze. His expression changed again and again, but nobody knew what was in his mind.
“Berserk Great Ape?” When the inner court elder spoke up, the group of inner court disciples was completely shocked.
They were not unfamiliar with the Berserk Great Ape. It was a very famous Mastery Saint Rudiment Stage wild beast. Once it went berserk, its strength would surpass the other wild beasts at the same stage. It even carried the title Killing Machine among the Mastery Saint Rudiment Stage wild beasts.
However, such a wild beast had been killed by Duan Ling Tian?
Swish! Swish! Swish!
At once, the group of inner court disciples shifted their eyes to Duan Ling Tian one after another.
Their eyes were filled with hints of astonishment and disbelief.
Regardless, Duan Ling Tian was now in the limelight.
“Due to the fact the Berserk Great Ape was killed after it has gone berserk, the points of killing it are multiplied by two as well… This is precisely why there’s such a huge difference between Duan Ling Tian’s points and all of your points. I’m sure all of you have an idea just how many points a Mastery Saint Rudiment Stage wild beast would grant after being doubled, right?” The other inner court elder said again.
At this moment, although the group of inner court disciples had a very complicated feeling, they no longer said anything anymore.
Just like this, the Hunting Assessment the Moon Illumination Sect held annually had ended, and Duan Ling Tian had also successfully obtained the honor of being in the first place. He also obtained the spot to enter the sect’s storehouse.
Although many of the items inside the sect’s storehouse were covered in dust, and most people would find it difficult to distinguish them, one had to admit there were many treasures in there.
Naturally, the majority of them were merely junk!
Even so, Duan Ling Tian still looked forward to the sect’s storehouse. He had a feeling he would be able to obtain something valuable in there.
During the journey back to the Moon Illumination Sect, the group of inner court disciples looked at Duan Ling Tian with a complicated expression.
Among all of them, the earliest one to enter the Moon Illumination Sect entered five years ago. However, nobody was able to defeat Duan Ling Tian who had just entered the sect this year. It made them feel uncomfortable in their hearts.
“Uncle, I really hope that you’ve dismissed the thought of going against him. Otherwise, you’ll only be digging your own grave.” He Zhong was also looking at Duan Ling Tian. His gaze was even more complicated than the other inner court disciples.
It could be said that he had been watching Duan Ling Tian grow day by day. The speed of Duan Ling Tian’s growth was so fast that he could only see the dust left behind by him.
The four great Moon Illumination Sect’s high-ranking officials, including Bai Li Hong and Zhong Huo, was unaware that at this moment, a black figure was following them at a speed that was neither hurried nor slow. It was a sexy and curvy woman. A purple bird perched on her shoulder, dozing off.