Chapter 535: Cage Battle Arena
Translator: KurazyTolanzuraytor Editor: Jay
The corners of Duan Ling Tian’s mouth twitched and he was slightly embarrassed.
Never had he imagined that the grade six spirit weapon glove of the Dragon and Phoenix Academy’s Vice Dean, Chi Ming, was actually refined by the Guild Master of the Azure Forest Imperial Kingdom’s Weapons Craftsmen Main Guild, Luo Rong.
“Master, you’re refining a grade four spirit weapon for Chi Ming?” Luo Rong took a deep breath and his eyes contained slight envy mixed within.
Duan Ling Tian nodded. “Yes, I owe him a favor.”
Luo Rong came to a sudden understanding.
Although he was curious what favor did Duan Ling Tian owe Chi Ming, he knew what he should ask and what he shouldn’t.
“I’m starting.” Duan Ling Tian nodded to Luo Rong then started.
Profound weapons refinement techniques came freely in Duan Ling Tian’s hands, and it was as if he was assisted by the gods.
For the sake of taking care of Luo Rong, Duan Ling Tian intentionally slowed down.
In next to no time, Duan Ling Tian withdrew the pile of materials including the seven materials Chi Ming had found for him.
“This is Thousand Year Ice? This is a 10,000 year old Turtle Shell? This is…” As the Guild Master of the Weapons Craftsmen Main Guild, Luo Rong had excellent sight, and he quickly recognized these rare materials.
“Looks like that fellow Chi Ming went through a lot of trouble for the grade four spirit weapon!” Luo Rong thought in his heart.
Luo Rong quickly returned to his senses and watched Duan Ling Tian refine seriously.
After spending an entire morning, Duan Ling Tian had finally completed the refinement of the grade four spirit weapon glove he promised Chi Ming.
When Duan Ling Tian wore the glove and his Origin Energy raged.
4,800 lifelike ancient mammoth silhouettes condensed into form in the sky.
“60% amplification again!” Luo Rong’s pupils constricted when he saw this scene.
Duan Ling Tian nodded in satisfaction as he’d finally completed his promise to Chi Ming.
Subsequently, Duan Ling Tian put away the glove and wore a light azure ring on his right index finger…
This wasn’t a Spatial Ring, but was instead the grade four spirit weapon Duan Ling Tian refined for himself.
With a raise of his hand, the tempest point force condensed and tore through the sky, and it pierced through the window on the third floor before it shook towards the sky outside.
Above Duan Ling Tian, 5,800 ancient mammoth silhouettes condensed into form.
This time, the reason there as an extra strength of 1,000 ancient mammoths compared to before was because Duan Ling Tian utilized his Half-step Advanced Lightning Force and Half-step Advanced Wind Force at the same time.
“This is an offensive spirit weapon?” Luo Rong was dumbstruck.
He’d seen it clearly when Duan Ling Tian refined this ring earlier.
He originally thought it was only a Spatial Ring, but unexpectedly, this was actually an offensive spirit weapon. Moreover, it was a grade four offensive spirit weapon that provided a 60% amplification!
Duan Ling Tian spun the azure colored ring on his hand with satisfaction, and he revealed a smile on his face.
For the afternoon, Duan Ling Tian continued to guide Luo Rong in the Dao of Weapons Refinement.
Whereas Luo Rong improved by leaps and bounds when compared to before.
At dusk, Luo Rong reluctantly send Duan Ling Tian to the stairway on the third floor. “Master, take care.”
Duan Ling Tian nodded, then left the Weapons Craftsmen Guild and returned to Dragon and Phoenix Academy.
In the following days, besides cultivating in the academy, Duan Ling Tian would leave the academy every month to guide Luo Rong in the Dao of Weapons Refinement at the Weapons Craftsmen Guild…
The remaining time was almost all spent on the various experience missions issued by the academy.
As expected, Duan Ling Tian obtained the first in every single mission issued by the academy!
But unfortunately, the missions issued by the academy later on didn’t have any rewards like the Void Refining Fruit.
The points Duan Ling Tian collected were all exchanged for various materials.
As for cultivation methods, martial skills, spirit weapons, and medicinal pills, he utterly had no need for them.
Time flew by.
In the blink of an eye, only half a month remained to the genius competition of the Azure Forest Imperial Kingdom.
At that time, the people who ranked in the top five of the genius competition would obtain the qualification to head to Darkstone Empire’s Imperial City and compete with the young geniuses of the Darkstone Empire and the various Imperial Kingdoms.
If they were able to become eminent in the Darkstone Empire, they would be able to head to the Darkhan Dynasty to compete for the qualification to participate in the Martial Competition of the Ten Dynasties!
There was a vast space at the northern area of the Imperial City.
This space was like a sunken gorge.
Around the gorge was rows of orderly seats, and it was precisely the seating area.
Presently, the seating area was jam-packed.
Whereas on the even ground in the gorge was an enormous specially made iron cage that enveloped the entire gorge within it, and two figures could be faintly seen to be flashing within the iron cage.
Presently, on the stairs outside the seating area that led outside was three figures.
“Caged Battle Arena?” A young man in violet clothed raise his brows. “What’s special about this Caged Battle Arena?”
“Squeak squeak~” Presently, a little gold mouse stood on the shoulder of the violet clothed young man, and the little gold mouse looked at the other two people with interest.
One of these two people carried a sheathed sword on his back, and the other was handsome and extraordinary.
The two of them had a similarity, they were both young men that were a little over 30 years of age.
“Duan Ling Tian, the Caged Battle Arena is a place filled with hot blood and is able to foster courage.” The young man who carried a sword lightly smiled.
“Exactly! I believe that you will like this place.” The handsome and extraordinary young man nodded.
“The two of you are still beating around the bush?” The violet clothed young man was precisely Duan Ling Tian.
Today, he’d been forcefully dragged to this place by Crazy Young Master and Sword Young Master.
“Duan Ling Tian, ascend to the highest stairs and you’ll naturally know what sort of place the Caged Battle Arena is,” Luo Zhan said with a smile.
Duan Ling Tian nodded then his pace quickened slightly.
At this moment, Luo Zhan and Chen Shao Shuai had successfully arouses the curiosity in his heart.
Caged Battle Arena!
Exactly what sort of place is this?
The depths of Duan Ling Tian’s gaze was filled with anticipation.
He hadn’t stepped onto the highest stair when numerous frenzied voices entered into Duan Ling Tian’s ears.
Duan Ling Tian whose heart was filled with curiosity finally ascended to the higher level of the stairs.
With just a glance, he saw that there were innumerable figures either standing or sitting now with their backs towards him.
Whereas these people were now looking ahead, and many people had even stood up from their seats in excitement as they cheered loudly without end.
The frenzied voices almost influenced Duan Ling Tian.
Duan Ling Tian raised his head to look over, and only now did he notice that what appeared before his eyes was a large circular ring with an extremely vast area.
Whereas within this large ring was many gaps, and at those gaps was numerous stairs that allowed one to go along the stairs and walk inwards.
At the sides of these stairs was the boundless seating area.
The scene before him caused Duan Ling Tian to be unable to help but recall the Spanish Bull Ring from Earth in his previous life…
But, the Bull Ring wasn’t as bustling as this place.
“This is the Caged Battle Arena.” Luo Zhan’s voice sounded out by Duan Ling Tian’s ears.
Presently, Luo Zhan was pointing towards the boundless sea of people, and he lightly smiled as he introduced them to Duan Ling Tian.
“So many people.” Duan Ling Tian couldn’t help but be surprised.
The people in the area were probably at least numbering a few tens of thousands.
Even when he was at the most bustling trade market of the Imperial City, Duan Ling Tian didn’t see such a magnificent scene.
“I’ve come to the Imperial City for almost a year, yet I actually didn’t know there was such a place.” Duan Ling Tian couldn’t help but sigh with emotion.
Of course, this was also related to the fact that when he left the academy every month, he would directly head to the Weapons Craftsmen Guild to guide Luo Rong in the Dao of Weapons Refinement.
Luo Rong had almost occupied the only time he could leave the academy every month.
Otherwise, he’d have gone all around the Azure Forest Imperial Kingdom’s Imperial City, and he wouldn’t have come to the extent of not knowing of the existence of this Caged Battle Arena.
“Hehe… This Caged Battle Arena is this bustling every day.” Chen Shao Shuai’s brows raised as he suggested. “Let’s go in and find a place to sit.”
Subsequently, under Chen Shao Shuai’s lead, Duan Ling Tian and Luo Zhan followed closely behind.
During this time of almost a year, Duan Ling Tian and Luo Zhan had become friends.
As for Chen Shao Shuai, he had a forthright character. Coupled with him clearly casting aside his relationship with the Origin Convergence Sect and his disposition, he was extremely fitting with Duan Ling Tian.
So, he could be considered to be Duan Ling Tian’s friend now as well.
During this time of almost a year that Duan Ling Tian had arrived at the Azure Forest Imperial Kingdom’s Imperial City, Duan Ling Tian had only gotten acquainted with two friends.
Duan Ling Tian’s group of three followed along the stairs between the seating areas and walked down.
Meanwhile, Duan Ling Tian clearly saw the scene ahead.
“What a large iron cage!” The enormous iron cage that covered the entire vast space shocked Duan Ling Tian.
In next to no time, Duan Ling Tian noticed the man and beast that were fighting within the enormous iron cage…
The situation of the battle between the man and beast was horrifying, and that person already had one of his arms torn off.
However, he was still desperately resisting.
“Caged Battle Arena, caged battle… So that’s how it is.” Now, Duan Ling Tian could be considered to have completely understood the meaning of the words Caged Battle Arena.
“Earlier, I felt this place was like the Spanish Bull Ring of my previous life… But now it would seem like it’s more similar to the Ancient Roman Colosseum of my previous life.” Duan Ling Tian thought in his heart, and his gaze descended onto the crowd of spectators.
“Whereas these people are the Ancient Roman nobles that watched the slaves and wild beasts battle in the colosseum to their heart’s content… The nobles would be excited so long as they saw blood, and it’s similar to these people now.” Duan Ling Tian slightly sighed with emotion.
Although he’d integrated himself into this world, it was still slightly difficult for him to adapt to the slave system.
After all, the Earth in his previous life was a world that regarded everyone as equals.
But he wasn’t unfamiliar to the slaves of this world.
All those years ago, as the Guardian Elder of the Boundless Sect, Xiong Quan had been chased after by the Black Fiend Sect, and was infected by the Origin Sealing Parasite, causing his Origin Energy to be completely sealed.
He was captured and branded with the brand of a slave, and had become a slave.
Later on, Xiong Quan was saved by Duan Ling Tian and recovered his Origin Energy before becoming Duan Ling Tian’s follower.
Even though Xiong Quan was a slave, Duan Ling Tian had never taken him to be one and had given him sufficient respect, and this was the reason that Xiong Quan followed Duan Ling Tian wholeheartedly.
“Xiong Quan…” Duan Ling Tian couldn’t help but sigh when he thought of Xiong Quan now.