Commander Yan was deeply conflicted. He could count on one hand the number of ninth level empyrean experts in Bluesmoke. Moreover, the guard had acquired a powerful patron recently. That was why they had been so aggressive and bold, and why they dared enforce the law in such an unreasonable manner.
They had been unchallenged in the past, running rampant in Bluesmoke without encountering any resistance.
However, as the saying went, it was impossible not to get one’s shoes wet when frequenting the river bank. They’d finally targeted the wrong person, offending a man they never should have.
Jiang Chen had been in...