Jiang Chen understood things a bit better after that explanation.
The position of celestial emperor was currently determined by strength alone. Since all candidates to the throne were pretenders without creation token, that was the only possible measure of ‘worthiness’.
Such a ‘celestial emperor’ was so in name only, not the true lord of the Taiyuan Plane. They had no long-lasting authority to speak of.
“Brother Gou,” Jiang Chen said seriously, “I’ve only recently returned from the outside world, so I may be ignorant of recent affairs here in the Taiyuan Plane. If I may, who...