Because of his completely overbearing performance, Yang Qi was making a lot of new enemies.
However, the talk of him having a Great Sage as his backer caused everyone to bite their tongues. Instead of thinking that he was pushing things too far, they now feared him. Now, nobody would dare to pick a fight with him, and in fact, many people would probably start kissing up to him.
It was simply human nature to bully the weak and fear the strong.
“Y-you're… backed by a Great Sage?” Grand Elder Feat-Virtue stammered, his face turning green. He had previously assumed that Yang Qi was a nobody, a country bumpkin from the anthill that was Yanhaven. He couldn’t possibly have a powerful behind-the-scenes supporter, and was obviously the type of person who could be crushed easily.
But now, in the blink of an eye, the scraggy chicken had turned into a mighty phoenix.
With the backing of a Great Sage, Yang Qi could theoretically found a fifth institute in the Rich-Lush Continent.
“Yes, Grand Elder Feat-Virtue. Little did you know that the Euphoria Godstone you foisted onto me was actually a big help. The power of a...