The whole of Pillfire shared Pillzenith’s indignation. The city hadn’t been this frustrated in several millennia. It had always stood tall even against a towering figure like Emperor Peafowl. However, a mere decade had been enough for the Jiang Chen brat to crimp their style in the human domain.
Were they to tolerate that??
Noting the great emperors’ restlessness, Pillzenith knew his time had come. He would be able to push them over the edge with just a little more. A cold smile on his lips, he swept a meaningful gaze across them.
“Ladies and gentlemen, I have to admit, much to my chagrin, that the kid will steal our limelight if we allow him to grow. He and Veluriyam will be the first thing that comes to mind when cultivators mention pill-refining. What of us then?”
For a great faction, especially its direct beneficiaries, it was human nature to view with hostility those poised to...