After the end of the Seven Academy Dao Discussion, Chen Xi’s cultivation life returned to its calm state.
Besides meditating in cultivation every single day, he condensed the profundities of the Laws, and he occasionally drank wine and discussed the Dao with Ye Tang and Qing Ye. He passed his days in a rather rich and calm manner.
However, in the 4,900 continents of the Immortal Dimension, everything related to him had become the hottest topic recently.
The topic that everyone indulged in talking about the most was definitely the battle where he defeated Xiao Qianshui. Many experts felt that within the Golden Immortal Realm, no one in the Immortal Dimension could fight Chen Xi!
Even the six blazing suns weren’t capable of it!
Of course, some refuted this, and they felt that even though Chen Xi had defeated Xiao Qianshui, he may not necessarily be able to suppress the six blazing suns.
In short, during this period of time, discussions like these had practically occurred in every corner of the Immortal Dimension. Even though everyone had varying opinions on whether Chen Xi could suppress the six blazing suns, it was undoubtable that Chen Xi’s current reputation and combat strength could rival the six blazing suns.
It was also after these vigorous discussions that Chen Xi had become the seventh blazing sun! Moreover, he was the most resplendent and striking amongst them!
Besides that, after the Seven Academy Dao Discussion ended, information related to the Sovereign Sect swept throughout the entire Immortal Dimension like a gale and caused a great stir.
The Sovereign Sect.
This was the public enemy of the three dimensions. In the boundless years that the cultivation world had existed, this sect that pursued the path of emotionlessness had caused countless rains of blood and calamities of the heavens and the earth.
Since a million years ago when the Fiendgod Calamity ended, even though the Sovereign Sect had vanished and entered into seclusion, no one would forget the bloody incidents throughout the annals of history.
Presently, news of the Sovereign Sect had actually surfaced after countless years of time, and it naturally drew the attention of many.
There were some rumors that said Bitter Silence, Grand Desolation, and Vastsky Academy had fallen to become pawns of the Sovereign Sect.
There were also rumors that said the Sovereign Sect’s sudden appearance in the world was probably related to the upheaval that was about to arrive, and the Sovereign Sect definitely intended to seize this opportunity to once again bring calamity to the three dimensions.
In short, all of these were only rumors in the end. At the very least, most of the powers in the Immortal Dimension hadn’t made their stance clear.
At the same time.
Iris Continent, within the Zuoqiu Clan.
Zuoqiu Kong who wore white clothes and a feathered crown silently looked through the jade slip in his hand, and then he fell into a long period of silence.
The seventh blazing sun of the Immortal Dimension?
A combat strength superior to Ye Tang?
The Champion in the Seven Academy Dao Discussion?
He recalled the information recorded within the jade slip in his mind, and then a wisp of anger couldn’t help but arise in Zuoqiu Kong’s heart. It raged up into his chest and couldn’t be restrained at all.
The jade slip in his hand exploded into pieces, and then it transformed into powder that drifted out from the cracks between his fingers.
Zuoqiu Kong’s expression was gloomy and livid.
Only such a short period has passed, yet a bastard that ascended to the Immortal Dimension actually possesses a strength that’s on par with my own? If I knew earlier, I would have annihilated him in the Mortal Dimension! When facing the strength Chen Xi revealed and the stirring rumors related to Chen Xi, Zuoqiu Kong had a rare moment of losing control of his emotions, and his mood was severely shaken.
He wondered exactly how Chen Xi cultivated because Chen Xi had no resources or a web of relationships to assist him. Exactly how did his strength rise so quickly?
This won’t do! I absolutely can’t sit by idly. This kid is about to develop successfully. If this continues, then he’ll be a calamity for the Zuoqiu Clan! Zuoqiu Kong took a few deep breaths and worked hard to restrain the detest and restlessness in his heart before his expression gradually returned to calm. Only his eyes still flowed with a wisp of icy cold and bone piercing killing intent.
“Young Master, what’re your instructions?” An old man that looked like a manager appeared out of thin air.
“Send out our people. So long as they find a chance where Chen Xi leaves the academy, then use all means to kill this kid!” Zuoqiu Kong spoke word by word, and his voice seemed as if it was squeezed out from the cracks between his teeth.
The old man was shocked and said, “Young Master, this matter has very large implications. Should we notify the Patriarch before deciding?”
Zuoqiu Kong frowned and said with displeasure, “What? You think my current authority in the clan isn’t sufficient to give a single order?”
The old man hurriedly said, “I don’t dare say such a thing.”
After that, he explained patiently. “However, sending out Clan’s elders who’re at the Half-step Immortal King Realm requires the direct orders of the Patriarch.”
At this moment, Zuoqiu Kong felt uncomfortable as if he’d eaten a fly, and he couldn’t restrain himself from roaring with a grim voice. “It’s already at a time like this yet you’re still talking about the lousy rules of the clan with me? Could it be that we must wait for the damnable bastard to come looking for trouble with us before we decide to make a move?”
“Young Master, you’ve lost control.” The old man was unusually calm when facing this. “Nothing can be accomplished without rules, and a little impatience spoils great plans. Young Master, please think twice before acting.”
Zuoqiu Kong’s chest rose and fell from anger, and he pointed at the old man yet was actually angered to the point of being unable to speak.
After a short moment, he gritted his teeth and said, “Could it be that you think that only experts at the Half-step Immortal King Realm will be able to annihilate that damnable bastard? What about the Saint Immortals of the clan? Are they all useless pigs?”
The old man sighed. “Young Master, don’t forget that our clan paid a great price to make Dao Emperor Academy’s Taba Tianxi act against Chen Xi in the Outerealm Battlefield. But in the end, it failed on the verge of success.”
“That was because Ancestor Zuoqiu Taiwu forcefully interfered. Otherwise, how could that kid possibly survive until now?” Zuoqiu Kong berated in a grim voice. However, as soon as he finished speaking, he seemed as if he’d instantly come to an understanding, and his expression returned to calm and was even slightly gloomy.
“Young Master, you finally understand now?” said the old man.
Zuoqiu Kong puckered his lips and said indifferently, “It’s because a portion of our clansmen aren’t willing to see Chen Xi die?”
The old man remained silent, and it could be considered as tacit approval.
“Hehe! Little Aunt, you really are capable! What ability!” Zuoqiu Kong roared with laughter as he sighed emotionally, yet his laughter was extremely cold and without any emotion.
The old man couldn’t help but glance at Zuoqiu Kong with worry upon seeing this, and he said, “Young Master, perhaps all of this will be easily solved once the Patriarch emerges from closed door cultivation.”
Zuoqiu Kong stared blankly at him in silence, and then he smiled bitterly after a long time. He said while seeming slightly dispirited. “At the bottom of it all, I have to rely on my father, right?”
He took a deep breath and waved his hand. “Alright, there’s no need to speak any further. I understand what I should do.”
“Young Master, you must not act rashly. It’s only a little fellow, he can’t continue jumping around forever. Our Zuoqiu Clan has stood within the Immortal Dimension for countless years, and it isn’t something a single person can shake.” The old man couldn’t help but remind Zuoqiu Kong when he heard this, and then he turned around and vanished into thin air.
Is he really just a single person? Zuoqiu Kong stared blankly towards the sky, and he suddenly had an indescribably powerless feeling.
Time flowed by like a shuttle and passed in the blink of an eye.
Unknowingly, two months had already passed since the Seven Academy Dao Discussion had ended.
On this day, Chen Xi didn’t cultivate, and he came to the cliff outside his abode by himself.
He sat casually on a rock atop the cliff while holding a wine gourd in hand, and he drank while looking towards the roiling sea of clouds in the distance. His expression was calm while the space between his brows was filled with a careless relaxed expression.
Presently, it was impossible for his cultivation to improve in the slightest by solely relying on painstaking cultivation behind closed doors, unless he was able to breakthrough and advance into the Saint Immortal Realm.
However, Chen Xi was clearly aware that he was still quite far away from the Saint Immortal Realm, and it wasn’t because of his cultivation but because he lacked tempering, a critical factor, and accumulation.
This sort of things couldn’t be rushed, he had to take it step by step because haste doesn’t bring success.
On the other hand, in terms of condensing the Laws, he’d made great progress in these past two months. Presently, he’d grasped the Five Element Divine Crest, Yin Yang Divine Crest, Tempest Divine Crest, Star Obliteration Divine Crest, and the fourth level of the Spatial Divine Crest, Spatial Chains!
The Star Obliteration Divine Crest was the Allheaven Divine Crest formed from the fusion of the Star Laws and Obliteration Laws.
Amongst the over ten Grand Dao Laws that Chen Xi possessed, Star and Obliteration were the most compatible and the easiest to condense successfully. However, its might was extraordinarily great. It was even slightly superior to the Tempest Divine Crest and Yin Yang Divine Crest.
After he fused the supreme inheritances of the Sword of Star and Sword of Obliteration that came from the Infinite Divine Talisman, the combat strength he revealed when utilizing it with the Star Obliteration Divine Crest was even more terrifying than before. At the very least, if Chen Xi were to go against Xiao Qianshui once more now, then he would absolutely be able to slash Xiao Qianshui to death with a single strike of the sword.
The reason the Star Obliteration Divine Crest was the easier to condense was because amongst the other Grand Dao Laws that Chen Xi had grasped like the Grand Daos of Eternal, Creation, Devour, Light, Darkness, and so on and so forth, all of the others were truly a bit too difficult to condense.
All of these Grand Dao Laws were rare Grand Dao profundities and supreme existences. If it was any other expert at the Golden Immortal Realm, being able to grasp one of them was sufficient to benefit that expert for an eternity.
It was precisely because these Grand Dao Laws were too formidable that they instead seemed especially difficult to fuse together.
In short, it was impossible for him to condense them and transform them into various Allheaven Divine Crests within a short period of time.
As for the Spatial Chains, it was the might of the fourth level of the Spatial Divine Crest. Once it was executed, it was capable of transforming the energy of space into chains that could be utilized. These chains possessed unfathomable ferocious might, and no matter if it was for trapping his enemies, killing, launching surprise attacks, or rescuing others, it possessed an unbelievable effect.
Most importantly, as his comprehension of the Spatial Laws deepened step by step, Chen Xi’s understanding of space had arrived at a terrifying height, and this was absolutely extremely beneficial to him when he charged into the Immortal King Realm in the future.
“Senior Brother Chen Xi, so you’re here.” Suddenly, a voice interrupted Chen Xi’s deep contemplation. He raised his eyes to look and saw Qing Ye approaching swiftly, and Qing Ye smiled at him in a reserved manner.
“Junior Brother Qing Ye, is there anything you need?” Chen Xi stood up from the rock and smiled as he asked.
Qing Ye nodded and withdrew a transmission jade slip before passing it over. “Senior Brother, this is for you. It was sent over by a woman called Dian Dian.”
Could it be that she intends to take action?
Chen Xi was stunned, and then a wisp of bright radiance suffused his eyes.
— End of Book Fourteen —