After ingesting the medicine, Jian’s body bulged up noticeably, and his giant sword released radiant flames! He raised the blade above his head, ready to deliver the final blow!
However, his movements froze, and he never managed to deliver the slash.
There was a giant hole in his chest, within which hung a beating heart. The flesh around the organ had vanished entirely.
“Murderous Crossbow…” He tried turning toward Lady Ye, but before he could do so, he heard the sound of a crossbow shot. His heart was gone.
Jian’s body stood petrified in place.
Lord Riverglance would never let go of this opportunity. He stepped forward with a full swing of Teia and took off Jian’s head. Just as he was wondering whether or not he should join the battle...