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Fierce beasts Fighting
“What do we do now? Brother Wang, where do we go?”
Luo Xiao Miao turned to ask.
“If we truly make a detour going around Heng Shi Mountain, then I’m afraid we will not be able to make it in time for the selection competition, and our efforts would all be wasted. We cannot go around the mountain.” Wang Zhong Shan replied.
“If we do not go around Heng Shi Mountain, are we going to just plainly cut through the grasslands? We can maybe deal with the miasma, but the problem is, the fierce beasts have all walked out of their nest, and they are lurking everywhere. If we were to meet upon one, that would be dangerous!”
A bodyguard said with worry.
Wang Zhong Shan lowered his head and did not reply.
If he was not injured, they could pass through the grasslands without worries. But at the moment, he was still in the midst of recovering. He was already a burden, and the words of passing through the grasslands, wasn’t it just all talk?
“Let us go through the grasslands!”
Just then, Su Yun suddenly spoke out again.
“Brother Wu Yun.” Hong Yan’s gaze was fixated on him, for some reason, she always felt that nothing was a problem for him, with him around, every single member of the group felt much safer.
“Brother Wu Yun, are we really going through the grasslands?” Wang Zhong Shan had a look of passion in his eyes.
Su Yun nodded: “Let’s go by the grasslands! I know of a shortcut to quickly cut through the grasslands, and even dodge those beasts. If you are all willing to listen to me, I think that after two days, we can get through the grasslands.”
Everyone was surprised.
“Even if we have to directly cut through, it would take us at least 5 days of time. Brother Wu Yun, you better not be bragging.” A member said with disbelief.
“Hey, Shen Hao, what do you mean by that? Brother Wu Yun is not just a fellow generation cultivator, if he says it can be passed within 2 days, it definitely can be done.” Wang Zhong Shan said earnestly: “Everyone listen up, from today on, all of us will be listening to Wu Yun’s orders, whoever does not obey, then that means they are not happy with me, Wang Zhong Shan. I will not be bothered with taking such a person, and I will definitely not give him the qualifications to participate, so all of you better consider it properly.”
“We will all listen to Brother Wu Yun.” Everyone replied.
The small group was reorganized, and they continued on their way.
Su Yun led the group and advanced forward, stepping into 1m tall grass, he advanced further in.
He looked around, as if he was finding something, and even stared at the sky above them for a long while.
The people behind watched him with doubt, but no one dared to disturb him.
Slowly, the air started to have layers of dense and misty Qi pervading around. It was pungent, the vague stench of blood could be tasted, causing them all to start frowning.
“Is this the miasma?”
“It is just a bit of miasma, it is not enough to cause any influence on us!”
Su Yun raised his head, indicating everyone to stop.
The entire group stopped moving.
“If we continue to advance any further, we will be walking into the main point of the miasma, without pills and medicine that can aid us in defending against this particular miasma, we will not be able to sustain long. All of you wait here, I will go up and find a path.”
Su Yun said.
“Find a path?”
“How are you going to do that?”
Everyone asked in surprise.
But then, they saw Su Yun swing his hand, and a cold light flew out from the sword sheath by his waist, flying in the sky, emitting a stable cold aura. People noticed that it was a snow white sword.
Su Yun then leaped up, stepping on the sword, ‘swooosh’, he disappeared into the sky.
“So powerful, is that the Imperial Sword Technique?”
Hong Yan who was on the ground, along with Luo Xiao Miao and the rest were all envious.
“Could Brother Wu Yun truly be a disciple of the Immortal Sword Sect? The Imperial Sword Technique is truly a consummate and pure technique.”
Wang Zhong Shan could not resist but to praise.
“Immortal Sword Sect Disciple? Why do I feel that he should be an elite disciple instead?”
Just then, Shen Hao who was at the side said.
“Elite disciple? Why do you say that?”
“Oh, Brother Wang, I have interacted with the Immortal Sword Sect’s disciples before. Although they are disciples of the Immortal Sword Sect, many of them do not know about the Imperial Sword Technique, and for the people who were familiar with the Imperial Sword Technique like brother Wu Yun, there are even less, so I think that Brother Wu Yun is definitely not just some disciple in the Immortal Sword Sect.”
“That’s right, and did you all realise, his weapons are really weird.” Another member spoke up.
“Weird?” Wang Zhong Shan was startled: “Why is it weird? Isn’t he using his sword?”
“Yes, that’s right. He is using his sword, but didn’t you guys see? He has a sword sheath by his waist, but he also has two other swords on his back. In addition, when fighting with Bei Xuan Ming and his group back then, brother Wu Yun only used the sword in his sword sheath, and he did not even touch the two swords on his back! Why didn’t he use them? And why does he have so many swords? Could it be that he can control all of them?”
“How is that possible? If he has not mastered one sword, why would he use so many for? Can there be such a genius in the continent?” Luo Xiao Miao immediately shook his head and laughed: “To be able to control so many swords, in the entire continent, I think only the famous Limitless Sword Lord can do it, and a pity that he has been missing for a few years already, and no one knows where he has gone to.”
“I was thinking foolishly.”
Just as everyone was in the midst of their discussion, they heard a sharp sound coming from the air, and then they saw Su Yun soaring down from the sky and quickly landing in front of them.
“Brother Wu Yun is back!”
Hong Yan exclaimed.
Su Yun sheathed his sword, then went up his purple horned beast.
“I have already scouted the surrounding area, there are not many fierce beasts around us, so follow me!”
He did not stop for long, and upon finishing his words, he started to rush forward with his purple horned beast.
“Quick, follow him!”
Wang Zhong Shan shouted, then immediately urged his Purple Horned Beast to follow.
Su Yun ran by the left for around an incense worth of time, then holding back his breath, he used Profound Spirit Qi to envelop himself, isolating him from the miasma, he then headed in.
People watched with suspicion, but did not hesitate and followed in.
Even before running for a long distance after entering the miasma, they were already out of it’s area. In that moment, everyone understood. Su Yun was actually looking for the place with the thinnest miasma, so that everyone could go through it.
After going through the miasma, there was a small space that was clear, but around it were all filled with miasma, and other than that, there was a small river ahead.
The river water was clear, but there was Profound Spirit Qi moving in the water. Without question, the river also had fierce beasts in it.
Su Yun rode his Purpled Horned Beast to the riverbank, then took a deep breath and said: “From here on, I am afraid everyone has to let go of their Purple Horned Beast.”
“You want us to walk through the river?”
Wang Zhong Shan immediately understood what Su Yun meant.
“That’s right.” Su Yun nodded his head: “This river, leads to the outside of the grassland. When we jump inside the river, by using our Profound Spirit Qi, the river flow will push us through, its speed is definitely faster than the Purple Horned Beasts. The water can also isolate the miasma. Inside the river, we will not be affected, and will not have any problems. We will then be able to leave the grasslands in two days.”
“But will we attract the wild beasts? If we are in the water and unable to move, when they come, it will be hard for us to defend.”
“So if we meet the wild beasts, we just run. In the water, we are unable to fight with them, and the only way is to escape. The wild beasts on the land are not the scary ones, the scary ones are the ones in the water, so we need to be careful.”
“There are fierce beasts in the water? H-how can there be beasts inside the water?”
“Who told you there can be no beasts inside the water?”
Su Yun glanced at the gushing torrent, and said: “Alright, everyone, let’s go into the water.”
In the end no one refused, as it was the only way, and with Su Yun taking the lead and plunging in, everyone spread out and one by one, they jumped in. Being pushed by the gushing river water, and adding the increase in speed when they used Profound Spirit Qi, they all swooshed forward.
Suddenly, Su Yun who was at the front drew out Engraved Dragon Blade from the Sword Sheath, the bright white sword lighting up in the water was very eye catching. The dazzling and glistening sword flowing with the current, caused the people behind to witness a fantastic and palpitating sight.
But then they saw as Su Yun grasped on his sword tightly, his eyes blazing as he stared ahead intently, in the next moment, he swung his hand, suddenly making a move.
A dense and massive Sword Qi instantly exploded in front. Like he was slicing the water, the entire river suddenly split apart in the middle.
Luo Xiao Miao, Hong Yan and the rest behind all felt their heart clenched, as they stared with their eyes wide open.
The Sword Qi rushed forth, striking the body of the large and thorny beast, the thorny beast’s waist was cut apart, with dark red blood pervading out.
“Needle Piercing Beast, an inferior fierce beast that resides in the sea or water, it can grow in the rivers, and usually likes to stick itself in the mud, waiting for prey to come close, and then pricking it with their thorns, immediately transmitting paralysis and then absorbing the prey. I never expected one to be here!” Su Yun used his Spirit Qi to remove the water around his mouth and said: “Everyone be extra careful, do not touch its thorns, quickly go over it. Its blood will attract all the other beasts!”
Hearing that, everyone immediately sped up.
Enduring the stench of the beast, everyone quickly got over this obstacle without danger.
But, it was not the end, just as Su Yun led the people to continue forward.
An intense explosion occurred not far from them, following that, the ground started to tremble, the river water started to churn, as waves of water started to surge, they who were still advancing were instantly in a mess from the seismic wave.
Shen Hao hung onto a nearby boulder and shouted loudly, but he did not use his Profound Spirit Qi to remove the water, causing him to instantly swallow a large gulp of water.
“Everyone, do not panic! The seismic wave seems to be transmitted from a far a place, it will not affect us.”
Su Yun stabilised his body and shouted.
He poked his head out of the water to investigate and look around. Before he could even look out far, large boulder seemed to fly towards him.
His heart tensed, he immediately slashed with his sword, destroying the boulder into pieces.
Following that, he could hear many low pitched and fierce bellows.
“The Master of this Devouring Moon Grasslands is me!! I am the true master of this grasslands!! You! Die!”
“You should be the one to die, Ant!”
The bellows kept coming around, and after that, Su Yun could feel the fierce and explosive power coming out along with their shouts.
Su Yun was startled, he focused ahead, only to see two big existences the size of mountains interweaving with each other, frantically trying to kill the opponent.
“The fierce beasts are fighting?”
In that moment, Su Yun understood.
But for the two fierce beasts to be able to speak…
What cultivation level were they at?