Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui were extremely conflicted.
They were very well aware of what sort of person Li Lufeng was, and they were clearly aware that he’d secretly contacted the disciples of the Sovereign Sect and Divine Institute a very long time ago.
However, they were all fellow disciples from the same sect in the end. Coupled with the fact that Li Lufeng’s seniority was extremely high, even though his natural talent was inferior to them, he’d always been the senior brother of their generation of disciples.
Under such circumstances, even if Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui really despised Li Lufeng’s actions, they wouldn’t stand by idly and allow Chen Xi to deal with Li Lufeng.
Chen Xi paid no attention to Li Lufeng’s provocation because he couldn’t be bothered to feel angry towards a fellow who possessed such bad behavior and morals.
Chen Xi merely gazed at Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui as he said, “I can give both of you face and not make a fuss about to fact that he’d tried to kill a member of my sect, Tu Meng. However, I want to ask if both of you’re aware that it’s very likely that he has secretly sided with the Sovereign Sect and Divine Institute?”
“What a joke! When did you see me side with them? Chen Xi, don’t sling mud at me! Even though your Oracle Mountain is formidable, my Dao Institute isn’t afraid of you!” Li Lufeng shouted loudly. At this moment, he seemed to be filled with confidence because of the arrival of Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui, and his speech was rather blunt. All that was left for him was to point at Chen Xi and start cursing.
Chen Xi directly disregarded Li Lufeng, and his gaze continued to remain on Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui as he merely wanted to obtain an answer.
“That….” Yu Jiuhui was slightly hesitant.
Yea Chen sighed when witnessed this scene. “Everyone makes some stupid mistakes. Chen Xi, give me face and let this matter go. If something like this occurs again in the future, then I’ll give you an explanation myself.”
His words had indirectly admitted what Chen Xi said.
This caused Yea Chen to feel slightly embarrassed., After all, their Dao Institute upheld a neutral attitude, but Li Lufeng had actually committed such deeds. It caused him to feel utterly humiliated.
“Alright, I understand.” Chen Xi nodded, and his expression was indifferent.
“Junior Brother Yea Chen, what’re you saying!” Li Lufeng’s face sank. Never had he imagined that Yea Chen would actually act in such a way.
“Senior Brother Li!” Yea Chen’s expression turned icy cold while he spoke word by word. “Out of consideration for the face that we’re from the same sect, I’ve helped you strive for an opportunity. Don’t waste my efforts and intentions!”
Li Lufeng’s expression instantly froze. His gaze flickered for a long time before he fell silent in the end.
“Leave. I don’t want to see you again.” Chen Xi’s gaze suddenly descended onto Li Lufeng, and he didn’t conceal his detest at all. “You better pray that you don’t fall into my hands again.”
“Hmph!” Li Lufeng laughed coldly. “The outcome of the battle when we meet again is still uncertain!”
As soon as he finished speaking, he intended to turn around and leave.
However, right at this moment, an anxious voice suddenly resounded from extremely far away in the starry sky. “Chen Xi! Don’t let him go!”
Shi Yu! In an instant, Chen Xi determined the owner of the voice, and his eyes couldn’t help but narrow.
Li Lufeng had clearly discerned the identity of this voice’s owner as well, and his expression suddenly changed. Divine radiance surged from his entire body as his figure rumbled and flashed explosively towards the distance.
He actually seemed as if he intended to flee.
“Stay for now!” At this instant, Chen XI chose to believe Shi Yu, and his figure flashed with the intention of capturing Li Lufeng.
“Chen Xi! You agreed to let Senior Brother Li off just now!” However, at this critical moment, Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui acted simultaneously, and they actually attacked ferociously with the intention of stopping Chen Xi.
Chen Xi’s gaze turned coldly, and then he flicked his sleeve. A strand of peerlessly surging violet gold divine radiance sprayed out, and it actually forcefully blasted both of them flying!
In other words, these two new Region Lords, Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui, had been forcefully blasted flying with a single flick of his sleeve!
Both of them were instantly astounded while disbelief covered their faces. They simply didn’t dare believe all of this.
In this interval, Chen Xi’s figure had vanished without a trace in the starry sky.
Swoosh! Swoosh! Swoosh!
At the same time, numerous figures flashed over from extremely far away in the starry sky. Shockingly, it was Kong Youran, Shi Yu, and Qin Xinhui from Nuwa’s Dao Palace.
Region Lords! In an instant, Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui’s pupils couldn’t help but constrict because they discerned that Kong Youran, Shi Yu, and Qin Xinhui had already stepped foot into the ranks of Region Lords!
This time… Senior Brother Li is unable to escape calamity in the end. Yea Chen sighed deeply in his heart.
A few years ago, Li Lufeng had killed a disciple of Nuwa’s Dao Palace while fighting for a Region Quintessence, and he’d even almost killed Kong Youran and the others.
It was exactly because of this incident that Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui had split up with Li Lufeng and went looking for Region Quintessences on their own.
All of it was because Li Lufeng’s actions had completely gone against the Dao Institute’s mission, and he’d even formed enmity with Nuwa’s Dao Palace!
It wasn’t that the disciples of the Dao Institute were afraid of trouble. From the beginning, they’d been warned by the seniors of their institute that they were prohibited from allowing themselves to be swept into the fights between the other four great powers.
But it was very obvious that Li Lufeng’s actions had overstepped these boundaries!
At this moment, it was too late for Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui to try and prevent Li Lufeng’s capture because Kong Youran’s group weren’t the only experts present here, and Chen Xi was in the distance as well!
Under such circumstances, they may not necessarily win even if a full scale battle erupted between them.
Now, they could only entrust their hopes on Li Lufeng’s ability to escape from Chen Xi because that might be the only way for Li Lufeng to avoid this calamity.
As for any other methods, they didn’t dare have any extravagant hopes.
Actually, Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui were both prideful figures, but they had fallen into a rather embarrassing situation now because of Li Lufeng, and it caused them to feel extremely angry and aggrieved to the extreme.
“Both of you stay here and accompany these two Fellow Daoists from the Dao Institute. I’ll go assist Chen Xi.” As soon as they arrived here, Kong Youran’s clear eyes swept past Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui like a bolt of cold lightning, and then she instructed Shi Yu and Qin Xinhui to stay behind.
However, before Kong Youran could take any action, a flash suddenly arose in space, and then Chen Xi’s figure appeared there. Moreover, Zhao Qingyao and Gu Yan were by his side, but there was no sign of Li Lufeng.
This caused Kong Youran to be unable to avoid feeling shocked.
“He escaped?” Shi Yu asked with an astonished expression.
Even though Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui heaved sighs of relief in their hearts when they saw this, they felt slightly embarrassed. Because it was never nice to watch helplessly as a fellow disciple was pursued by the disciples of the other powers.
“No.” Unexpectedly, Chen Xi shook his head, and with a flip of his palm, a store divine artifact appeared in his palm. He passed it to Yea Chen and said, “Sorry, I killed him.”
What!? Everyone was extremely shocked and felt speechless.
How long has it been since then, yet Li Lufeng was already killed by Chen Xi?
After all, Li Lufeng had already advanced into the ranks of Region Lords. How could he have been killed so easily?
Kong Youran, Shi Yu, and Qin Xinhui had stunned expressions, and they were extremely shocked in their hearts. It seemed like they were digesting an extremely shocking piece of information.
On the other hand, Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui’s expressions were extremely complicated. That storage divine artifact was extremely familiar to them because it was exactly the storage treasure that Li Lufeng carried with him.
Merely this alone allowed them to determine that Chen Xi wasn’t lying, and Li Lufeng had probably suffered calamity and perished….
At this moment, they didn’t know whether they should hate Chen Xi or not, and their emotions were complicated to the extreme.
“You really killed him?” Shi Yu stared blankly at Chen Xi as he asked this question.
“Exactly.” Chen Xi nodded. Compared to Donghuang Yinxuan and Leng Xinghun, killing Li Lufeng was simply as easy as blowing off dust.
That fellow had advanced into the ranks of Region Lords during the first year after they’d entered the Forgotten Grounds of Chaos, and it seemed inconceivable to the extreme.
However, Chen Xi was clearly aware now that the energy within the Region Quintessence that Li Lufeng had refined and absorbed was probably not very strong. Otherwise, he wouldn’t have made such a weak display of strength.
“This is fate!” Yea Chen suddenly sighed. “I told him a long time ago that he would definitely suffer the same fate as Imperial Monarch Yin Qing if he continued to act in this way. But he just wouldn’t listen and refused to realize his mistakes. No one can be blamed for the fate he suffered.”
Yu Jiuhui nodded silently, and then he said, “It’s good that he’s dead as well. At the very least, he was able to save some integrity.”
“That may not necessarily be the case. A companion from our Nuwa’s Dao Palace was killed by him. He can be considered to have got off lightly by dying at Chen Xi’s hands.” Kong Youran spoke coldly and indifferently, and her voice still carried a trace of hatred.
At this point, half of the six disciples from Nuwa’s Dao Palace that had entered the Forgotten Grounds of Chaos had perished, and only the three of them remained. This caused Kong Youran to have a bellyful of rage yet nowhere to vent it.
Yea Chen and Yu Jiuhui didn’t argue. Every debt had someone that came to seek repayment. No matter how uncomfortable they felt in their hearts, they wouldn’t shed all pretenses with Kong Youran at this moment.
“Wait!” Right at this moment, Chen Xi suddenly realized something, and he frowned as he said, “How did all of you get here?”
As soon as these words were spoken, it instantly diverted everyone’s attention, and they sized each other up while feeling slightly surprised and bewildered.
This really was very unusual!
In Chen Xi’s opinion, everything that had occurred here today was strange.
Firstly, Tu Meng was pursued, and he drew Leng Xinghun and Donghuang Yinxuan here. After that, Zhao Qingyao and Wang Zhong arrived successively.
Later on, Li Lufeng, Yea Chen, and Yu Jiuhui appeared successively before Kong Youran’s group of three arrived together….
Wasn’t this too much of a coincidence?!
In just a short period of time, all the disciples from the five extremes of the Imperial Region had converged together at this mysterious region. So, how could this not be bewildering?
The Forgotten Grounds of Chaos was enormous and extraordinarily dangerous, so why had they arrived here successively?
“We encountered a cloaked figure in black clothes by chance, and we pursued him all the way here before here by coincidence. Unfortunately, we lost track of that fellow in the end.” Kong Youran frowned as she spoke slowly.
“Eh!” As soon as these words were spoken, Yea Chen, Yu Jiuhui, and Zhao Qingyao actually exclaimed with surprise in unison!
“All of you… wouldn’t have encountered a similar situation, right?” When she saw this, Kong Youran noticed something was off as well, and she couldn’t help but ask this question.
Yea Chen and the others nodded simultaneously and said, “Exactly. We were pursuing a cloaked figure in black clothes and were brought here.”
At this moment, even Chen Xi’s expression turned solemn, and he muttered. “Looks like someone has been watching everything we’ve been doing!”
As soon as these words were spoken, a trace of coldness couldn’t help but arise in all of their hearts, and they felt extremely uncomfortable. Moreover, it was actually to the extent that they completely forgot about Li Lufeng’s death….