There were large and small residences within the City of 10,000 Kingdoms, and they all had been strictly vetted by the Yan Huang Tribe. The caliber of the kingdom determined the size of their residence.
Those like the Dark North Kingdom, which occupied the entirety of the Dark North Emperor Continent, were naturally at the top. They were considered the strongest besides the Yan Huang Ancient Country.
However, there were many of similar power to the Dark North Kingdom, even if you did not look at the immortal kingdoms run by ghostly cultivators or demons.
For example, the Muxu Kingdom, which occupied more than half of the Wood Sprite Divine Continent, was run by the Wood Sprite Tribe, which were more or less equal to the Dark North Tribe.
Also, the Wind and Thunder Divine Continent, where the majority Green Wind Tribe established the Green Wind Immortal Kingdom.
And in the Wind and Thunder Divine Continent, there was the Electric Vortex Tribe, who ruled the Raging Thunder Marsh. They had short tempers and equally explosive dao techniques and mystiques. They, too, were an elite race that had endured in the Yan Huang Ancient Region for a long time.
Besides those, there was also the Golden Shine Tribe's Central Golden Shine Empire, whose name resembled the Yan Huang Tribe.
Built on the Stellar King Continent, the Black Star Tribe's Black Starry Skies Kingdom.
The Oriental Flower Tribe in the Oriental Flower Immortal Realm, which was in the East Region Divine Continent to Yan Huang's east. The Oriental Flower Tribe was comely in appearance and of a regal bearing. They were protected by the Yan Huang Tribe, and many cultivated in the East Region Divine Continent. After close to a million years, the once frail Oriental Flower Tribe had grown into one of the elites in the Yan Huang Ancient Region.
Of course, another one right up there in the big names included the Immortal Kingdom in the Clouds from the Celestial Emperor Continent. The Immortal Kingdom in the Clouds was closest in cultivation method to the Dong Sheng Divine Continent's Shushan Immortal Sect. They used swords and took flying sword cultivation to new heights. Their elites were flying-sword wielders, but their speed was monstrous. The Celestial Immortal Tribe thought highly of themselves, even comparing themselves to the Yan Huang Tribe. The Celestial Emperor Continent was also more or less occupied by the Immortal Kingdom in the Clouds.
Another was the Northern Hell Snow Continent's Snow God Tribe. Although they did not build a formal nation, they were regarded as an immortal kingdom, and people called the Snow God Tribe's territory the Snow God's Domain.
Disregarding the ghostly cultivators and demons in the Yan Huang Ancient Region, the Yan Huang Ancient Country was the only ultimate superpower immortal kingdom, while the other powers were the Dark North Kingdom, the Muxu Kingdom, the Green Wind Immortal Kingdom, the Raging Thunder Marsh, the Central Golden Shine Empire, the Black Starry Skies Kingdom, the Oriental Flower Immortal Realm, the Immortal Kingdom in the Clouds, and the Snow God's Domain.
As for the ghostly cultivators, Wu Yu was fairly familiar. He had met ghostly cultivators from the Devilsky Court and the Rising Cloud Nation in the Taigu Immortal Path. The Devilsky Court and the Rising Cloud Nation were both elite ghostly cultivator immortal kingdoms without a clear winner. The Devilsky Tribe basically owned the Devilsky Court, while the Rising Cloud Nation's ghostly cultivators called themselves the Saint Tribe, a name which no one recognized. They had instead been dubbed the Cloud Devil Tribe.
There was one other that was comparable to the Devilsky Court in terms of cultivation power: the Yellow Springs Nine Realms. The Yellow Springs Nine Realms was located in the West Niu-He Continent, a mysterious place that saw few visitors. But it was rumored that the Yellow Springs Nine Realms' Yellow Springs Tribe was very strong.
Of course, no amount of enigma could exempt them from the 10,000 Kingdoms Pilgrimage. Otherwise, the Ancient Emperor would go knocking, and that would be a real show.
These were all the human forces. Of course, the Yan Huang Ancient Region also had many demon nations, large and small. The greatest ones surpassed the Nanyin Demon Continent, and the smallest ones might not even have a single demon lord. Controlled by a demon king, they were in imminent danger of being conquered at any time.
One of the two greatest amongst them was the Sky Demon Tribe's Sky Demon Nation, who were called the orthodox demon tribe. The Sky Demon royalty was exceptionally powerful, each coming from an elite bloodline. The other was known as the Million Demon Mountain. The Million Demon Mountain was actually a mountainous continent known as the West Mountain Demon Continent. The whole continent was the territory of the demons, and humans were rarely spotted there. Unlike the Sky Demon Nation, the Million Demon Mountain was a freer place where the strong ruled. There were also many demons, far more than the Sky Demon Nation.
Besides these first-rate powers, there were many, many more, such as the Snow Expanse, the Cloud Immortal Kingdom, and the Azure Wings Hurricane Valley. There were dozens of such powers in each continent, and they had a limited pool of experts and talent. Besides, they might be destroyed at any time. Of course, any that were established would be called up by the Ancient Emperor to make an offering.
Many of the ambassadors from these powers had been assigned to the City of 10,000 Kingdoms, and so Wu Yu walked here in fear. There were too many experts everywhere, and he felt their eyes.
Wu Yu also spotted some sea region demons. While they usually abhorred land, they could strut about with the Ancient Emperor's edict. The sea region demons were even more curious about the Immortal's Capital, and so came here in droves to sightsee.
Wu Yu remembered that there were elite powers such as the Dead Souls Sea Region, the Perennial Sea Region, the Stormy Demon Seas, the Antarctic Eddy, the Arctic Glacial Sea, and the Emperor's Electric Reservoir in the sea region, at least a dozen of their level. Wu Yu had not paid close attention before, because the sea region demon representatives would immediately scoot after handing over their offerings. They did not dare to linger. In the sea region, they were the kingpins. Here, they were the bowling pins.
But this time, Wu Yu felt like there were noticeably more sea region demons than was described in the last few times.
Even Prince Le said, "It's said that the number of Ambassadors of 10,000 Kingdoms have doubled this time. Each country has doubled their delegation. I think that news of the Ancient Soul Tower has been leaked, and they have added many people at the last minute."
Right now, Ancient Soul Tower was located between the City of 10,000 Kingdoms and the royal city. The Ambassadors of 10,000 Kingdoms immediately saw the gigantic Ancient Soul Tower upon their arrival. As if they wouldn't know about it beforehand.
"I think they know that my father emperor is personally inviting them to challenge us!" Prince Le frowned slightly.
He was a little nervous. After all, the Jambu Realm was huge, and there were too many people and demons who were frighteningly strong. Some might even have malicious intent, and they could easily fall by their hands.
They felt eyes on them everywhere they went, but it was hard to identify who it was, because there were many people near them.
These eyes came from within the major residences. They penetrated the walls to regard Wu Yu and the others.
This showed that experts of Qu Yin's level were thick and plenty.
After landing, Wu Yu and the others headed for the entrance of the City of 10,000 Kingdoms. It was quite uncomfortable to remain under the scrutiny of so many experts.
At the entrance of the City of 10,000 Kingdoms, many people came and went. They all passed through the massive and wide city gates. The gates were 100 zhang tall and 50 zhang wide. Even the elite demons could pass through in their true forms, so there was no real need for the Ambassadors of 10,000 Kingdoms to leap over the walls.
There were already many people in the city, and about seven or eight princes and princesses were here. Along with their retinues, they numbered about 100, and Prince Le was considered slightly late.
Outside the Immortal's Capital, the Ambassadors of 10,000 Kingdoms who came would first be welcomed by the army generals personally outside, as well as some ministers. They would be escorted in by heaven dragon generals to the gates of the City of 10,000 Kingdoms, where the princes and princesses would receive and usher them.
Although they were here to make offerings to the Ancient Emperor, and the Yan Huang Tribe did not need to treat them with such respect, there were many experts amongst the foreign tribes, and basic courtesy had to be shown. As the self-hailed foremost tribe, the Yan Huang Tribe definitely did not want to be accused of lacking manners or being barbaric. They wanted to be the ones who accused others of that instead.
"My esteemed brothers and sisters, this younger brother has come late. I am sorry," Prince Le said properly upon his arrival. He was not arrogant about being the center of attention, and was still courteous before the other princes and princesses.
Wu Yu saw that he knew many of the princes and princesses here, such as Princess Ying, Prince Chen, and Prince Cheng. These were all people who had lost to Wu Yu before. There were also a few older ones who had been cultivating for 100 to 200 years, and some even closer to 300 years. Although they were of the same generation as Prince Le, they looked middle-aged, and Wu Yu did not know much about them.
All in all, these princes and princesses were not bad at all. Their strength and talent were all considered top-notch in the Jambu Realm. But strangely, not a single one could dominate the world, or stand out from their peers. After all, they were the descendants of the Ancient Emperor. One of them had to have his super talent....
Prince Le seemed like the bright one now. In less than 50 years of cultivation, he was already nearing the Dao Querying Three Disasters Realm. At this speed, when he reached 100 years of cultivation, he would probably reach the fifth tier of the Dao Querying Three Disasters Realm. That would be a super genius in the Jambu Realm, beyond everyone else.
Although the other princes and princesses might reach the caliber of Di Yuantian or Di Nantian at their peak without problems, it would be difficult to reach immortalhood.
Perhaps because his star was shining too brightly now, everyone ignored him as he spoke. His elder brothers and sisters had already closed ranks, smiling and talking, not sparing a single glance at him.
Evidently, Prince Yan's fall had made them recognize Prince Le's advantage. For them, they should treat him as a target and rival.
The princes and princesses were unwilling to give up on the throne of the Yan Huang emperor and their hopes of reaching immortalhood. That was understandable.
If they were going to ignore him, Prince Le wasn't about to go fawn over them either. He waited with Wu Yu and the others a the side quietly for the Ambassadors of 10,000 Kingdoms to arrive. That was the duty assined by the Regent, and he simply had to carry it out.
At this time, there was a prince coming towards Prince Le.Previous Chapter Next Chapter
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