Chapter 9 – Old Fox Shop Owner
Translated by: Pumpkin
Edited by: Earl, Fumma
“You’ve gone to the Yellow Sand Ravine?” Ji Ya was startled. “These past couple days, you weren’t in your pellet concocting room concocting Jade Pure Pellets?”
“Martial Older Sister, I’ve already told you that I am not interested in those vases and jars. Just watching the fire would take several hours. It’s too boring. Furthermore, you’ve told me that as long as I reach level four Divine Sea Stage, I will be allowed to go out and fight demonic beasts.” Han Weiwei’s face grew slightly pink. Hanging down from the roof of Ji Ya’s pellet concocting room was a white colored pearl. This white colored pearl was giving off a gentle white light. Under the radiance of the white light, Han Weiwei’s face was extremely charming. For some beauties, their facial features might not appear to be beautiful by themselves. However, as a whole, the facial features gives off a beautiful feeling. As for Han Weiwei, even if one was to solely look at her eyes, nose, mouth and other facial features, they would feel that those facial features were extremely beautiful. With all those beautiful features combined together, she appeared extremely alluring. That was also the reason why Wei Suo felt that the beauty and intelligence of women nowadays were inversely proportional.
Hearing what Han Weiwei said, Ji Ya laughed bitterly. Although she was currently the boss of the Precious Treasure Pavilion, the Precious Treasure Pavilion was actually passed onto her by her master Han Fengzi. As for Han Weiwei, she was her master Han Fengzi’s one and only daughter. Ever since her master Han Fengzi passed away from a pill concocting accident, she had practically allowed Han Weiwei to have her way in everything. As for the matter that made her feel helpless, it was the fact that Han Weiwei seemed to truly not have inherited the talents of her master in pill concocting. Ji Ya lightly stroked Han Weiwei’s supple hair. “Wasn’t it just two Rock Tailed Wall Lizards? Yet, you didn’t tell me about it and ran out in secret. If something were to happen to you, then what would I do?”
“Nothing would happen to me. Martial Older Sister, I will definitely listen to what you say. I would definitely not go outside of the Heaven Dome Wall without reaching a level higher than level five Heavenly Circuit Stage. At the very most, I would only be strolling in the outskirts of Spirit Peak City.” Han Weiwei extended her tongue.
“Okay. Then from tomorrow onwards, I will allow you to go out and fight demonic beasts for experience.” Ji Ya looked to Han Weiwei with her gentle gaze. She seemed to have decided upon something in her heart. She nodded and said. “However, before you go out, you must inform me every time.”
“Ah, I knew that Martial Older Sister is the best to me.” Han Weiwei immediately grew excited and kissed Ji Ya’s jade like cheeks a couple times. “Humph, I will definitely teach that guy a lesson.”
Ji Ya smiled. “Foolish Weiwei, the Rock Tailed Wall Lizards are things of little value.”
“That’s different! It’s the first time that I managed to kill level two demonic beasts. Furthermore, that coward’s cultivation level is extremely low. It goes without saying that it would be impossible for him to snatch the Rock Tailed Wall Lizards from me head on.” Han Weiwei humphed. Her fair face turned a bit red. “That bastard, he actually feigned that he had a stomach ache. He feigned that he had to go and then, he started to take off his pants before me.”
“There’s such a guy?” Ji Ya displayed a smile. “That’s right.” Han Weiwei firmly nodded her head. She stood up and said. “Martial Older Sister, I would not bother you anymore. I will be returning to train now. Tomorrow morning, I will go check out the free market outside of the city. Who knows, I might run into that bastard.”
“Go ahead.” Ji Ya watched as Han Weiwei walked out of the pellet concocting room. Since Han Weiwei was truly not fond of concocting pellets, Ji Ya would also not force her to do it. It was all fine as long as Han Weiwei was able to do what she liked to do. After Han Weiwei walked out from Ji Ya’s sight of view, her expression immediately returned to the ice cold features that she had before. “Dugu Yuyun.” Following her voice, a man covered by a black gown blocking his facial appearance appeared at the doorway to her pellet concocting room.
“Help me find some people from the Iron Policy and have them protect Young Miss.” Ji Ya said indifferently.”
“Okay.” The black gowned man nodded. Without saying anything else, he respectfully turned around and exited.
There were a total of three locations near the Spirit Peak City where cultivators would make transactions with one another. Located outside of the Spirit Peak City’s East Gate was the free market. Located to the northern city district was the north market and located to the southern city district was the high grade transaction market.
The free market located outside of the East Gate was the place where cultivators would go to and make transactions with one another without being administered over by others. Transactions done here were not required to pay any fees to the Heaven’s First Sect. As for the things being transacted, they were of all sorts. It was possible for one to be able to obtain some good items here. However, it was also possible for one to purchase counterfeits from here.
The market located at the northern city district was composed of several tens of stores. These several tens of stores were all small scale stores. They only sell some of the most ordinary raw materials used to make technique talismans and concoct pellets with as well as low level technique talismans and artifacts. All the items purchased from this place were guaranteed. There were practically no counterfeits. As for the several powerful shops like the Precious Treasure Pavilion, they were all gathered in the southern city district. Other than selling regular merchandise, these stores would also accept non-scheduled commissions. They would auction off items that were so precious that the low level cultivators could only swallow their salivas.
Early in the morning, Wei Suo was rapidly walking toward the market located in the northern city district.
Wei Sou had placed the Ghost Raising Jar that contained the green gowned old man underneath his bed. The reason why Wei Suo did such a thing was because that Ghost Raising Jar was a Yin energy magical treasure that was used to raise ghosts. In daytime, the green gowned old man was unable to show himself. Thus, it was of no use for Wei Suo to bring the Ghost Raising Jar around with him. Furthermore, to the current Wei Suo, if he were to be robbed of his other possessions, then it would not be much. However, if the Ghost Raising Jar was robbed, then Wei Suo would truly be damned. For the purpose of safety, Wei Suo wrapped a layer of thick resin around the Ghost Raising Jar. Like this, it would be extremely hard for this jar to be broken even if someone tried to smash it. Furthermore, Wei Suo had smeared a layer of black ash on the surface of the Ghost Raising Jar. With that, the Ghost Raising Jar appeared exactly the same as ordinary black tile jars. Even if there was a thief despicable enough to rob a poor and worn out house like Wei Suo’s, the thief would definitely not take note of the lousy black tile jar underneath the bed.
“The Cyan Water Store is purchasing Seven Star Fish Bone for three Low Quality Spiritual Stones… The Technique Candle Shop is selling Water Arrow Talisman…”
Stone announcement signboards were visible throughout the northern city district’s market. A lot of information was posted on top of those announcement signboards. Some of the transaction information posted were extremely useful to low level cultivators like Wei Suo. However, Wei Suo did not bother to look at the information posted on the signboards at all. He directly walked into a small store with the name of Unfettered Workshop.
Currently, regardless of what information was posted on those announcement signboards, the speed at which Wei Suo could make a profit by doing those was definitely inferior to the speed at which Wei Suo could make a profit by killing Fire Scorpions and making Fireball Talismans. Although Wei Suo was sometimes impatient, the most important reason why Wei Suo was able to live in Spirit Peak City for the past years even though he does not possess a background was, other than the his brain being pretty intelligent, because he feared death… Thus, he would generally be extremely careful when he handled things. Whenever he went out to kill demonic beasts, he would always make a lot of preparations. This time’s hunt for Fire Scorpions was naturally of no exception.
“Wei Suo, so you’ve come.” Once he entered the shop, the Unfettered Workshop’s boss immediately took note of him. With a smile, he immediately walked toward Wei Suo.
“Old Fox.” Once he saw the shop owner who was walking toward him with a smile, Wei Suo called out unhappily right away. The shop owner was a man that was fifty some years old. His surname was Hu and wore an earth yellow gown all year round. This old fox was extremely enthusiastic towards all of his customers and appeared to be very good-natured. However, when doing transactions with him, he would not even be lenient toward his frequent customers. Wei Suo had known this old fellow for a few years now. Even the technique that Wei Suo knew right now, the Cyan Water Blade technique, was purchased from this place. However, in all these years, Wei Suo did not manage to obtain a slightest discount from this old man. Thus, Wei Suo had been calling this guy old fox the entire time.