Chapter 31 – Golden Jade Pavilion’s Auction
Translated by: Pumpkin
Edited by: Fumma, Earl
Early morning. Faint white mist had enveloped the sky above the Spirit Peak City. The white cranes and longtail vermillion birds that sects used to convey information with would fly past through the sky every now and then. This caused the Spirit Peak City to appear like a place of immortals.
Western city district. In Wei Suo’s little rock house. Following Wei Suo’s hand movements, he executed a skill technique and created ten lightning serpents with the thickness of thumbs. While crackling, these ten lightning serpents twisted together and formed a two foot long lance.
With a wave of Wei Suo’s right hand, this lightning lance suddenly moved and hit the ground near the corner of the wall. Bang, the sound of explosion was heard. After that, an electric spark burst forth. A square foot crater appeared on the stone ground.
“Hehe.” Wei Suo took a glance at the ground. He immediately displayed an extremely pleased expression. After that, Wei Suo placed two bulging black sacks into his clothes. He exited the house and proceeded to walk toward the direction of the southern city district where the Golden Jade Pavilion was located at.
Today was the date of the auction. If that Mid Quality Ice Jade was to sell for a good price, Wei Suo would be able to obtain a pretty decent amount of income again. In these three days, Wei Suo had been training in his Golden Serpent Thunder Technique and finally managed to grasp the second level technique, the Golden Serpent Lance. Due to the fact that the jade plate that allowed them to enter into the auction for free was given to Nangong Yuqing to safeguard, Wei Suo was currently walking toward the entrance of the auction to meet up with Nangong Yuqing as per their agreement.
The true location of the auction was the High Heaven House located beside the Golden Jade Pavilion. This was a building that the Golden Jade Pavilion and the surrounding dozen or more businesses especially used for their auctions. Its external appearance was like a building formed through huge white boulders. On the boulders were all kinds of delicate carvings. The four eaves were inclined upward. From a glance, the building appeared as if it was about to soar to the sky.
When Wei Suo arrived at the High Heaven House, it was an hour before the auction started. However, a lot of people were densely gathered on the wide street and outside the surrounding shops. Wei Suo took a glance at the people gathered with his Aura Determining Technique. At least seven to eight people that he saw had stream-like aura enveloping their bodies, the sign that they’re level one Heavenly Circuit Stage or above.
Actually, a lot of the cultivators gathered outside of the High Heaven House were not there because they wanted to enter the auction to buy stuff. Instead, they had considered this sort of place where a lot of people had gathered to be a free market. A lot of people had already began to peddle outside of the High Heaven House.
“Holy fuck! Your skill at drawing the stripes of this Black Wind Marten is truly bad.”
Wei Suo had only waited outside the entrance of the Golden Jade Pavilion for a short moment. Yet, there had already been five to six guys trying to peddle to him. What caused him to not know whether to laugh or to cry was that one among those guys was trying to peddle an ordinary white marten with black stripes drawn onto it.
“How come this beauty still isn’t here yet? She couldn’t have flaked me, right?”
After waiting for a bit longer, Wei Suo began to wonder.
“Wei Suo.” Right at this moment, Wei Suo heard a sweet and mellow voice from behind him.
“Nangong Yuqing? Fuck!” Right after Wei Suo turned his head around, he saw Nangong Yuqing smiling at him from not far away. With a single glance, Wei Suo had nearly started to gape.
Nangong Yuqing was not wearing her red skintight soft leather armor today. Instead, she was wearing a white robe. It was a simple and refined white color. Underneath the robe, Nangong Yuqing’s breasts were towering like two distant snow mountains. Robes were the most popular style of clothing for female cultivators in the Heavenly Profound Continent. At the chest area, the robe’s to lapels were rather low hanging. This caused Nangong Yuqing’s robe to display a deep snow white ravine. The gem of her green colored necklace just happened to overhang the deep ravine. This caused her skin to appear fairer. Her robe was one that was thin on the waist part. From below the waist, her robe stuck to her body and created an exceptionally perfect curve. The long robe reached the ground and was dragged along the ground as she moved. It appeared like a long fish tail. If one was to say that Nangong Yuqing who wore the red skintight leather armor was an astonishingly beautiful and alluring warrior, then the current Nangong Yuqing was equivalent to a mermaid that had walked out from a drawing.
Not only Wei Suo, many other cultivators in the surrounding had their eyes fixed upon Nangong Yuqing. They all wished to become the green gem necklace that Nangong Yuqing wore above her chest.
Wei Suo’s slightly stunned expression had caused Nangong Yuqing to grow a bit red. She also displayed an extremely surprised expression in her eyes. That was because Wei Suo had completely shaved away his scorched hair. It appeared that Wei Suo had likely shaved himself bald as his hair was currently only an inch long. However, as he no longer had a head full of rice straw-like hair, the current Wei Suo appeared to be pretty handsome.
“What’s wrong, you don’t recognize me?” Seeing Wei Suo who was a bit stunned, Nangong Yuqing raised her hand and brushed her hair back with it. This movement caused her to appear even more feminine and attracted a large amount of scorching gaze.
“Who is this beauty?” Many of the young decent leveled cultivators in the surrounding were struck by Nangong Yuqing. There were a few that even prepared to go up to her to try and hit on her. “Are you kidding?” However, what dumbstruck them was that they saw this fiery beauty that appeared to be someone of origins actually ended up walking to a low level cultivator who appeared to be someone that wasn’t doing very well in life. They began to chat with one another as if they knew each other very well.
“This… Your change is pretty huge. I was unable to tell who you were for a moment.” Wei Suo chuckled in embarrassment. The envious gazes from his surrounding had caused him to feel extremely comfortable. After all, for those cultivators, no matter how high leveled they were, they did not have such a beauty standing beside them.
“Your change is pretty huge too. Your hair is no longer that characteristic now.” Nangong Yuqing pulled the corner of her robe with her hand and smiled. “Oh, that’s right. Have you seen the brother and sister, Ye Xiaozheng and Ye Guwei?”
“I haven’t.” Wei Suo shook his head. “Last time, they said that they might not be able to make it. For them to still not come even at such a time, I reckon that they won’t be coming.”
“Since this is the case, how about we go inside first? At the very least it’ll be quiet for us to speak in there.” Nangong Yuqing looked to Wei Suo. She smiled and said, “There are things that I must speak with you alone.“
“Speak with me alone?” Wei Suo looked to Nangong Yuqing. He felt that her smile was a bit dubious. Immediately, he began to think. ‘Could it be that this beauty had fell for me and is planning to throw herself to me?’
“Let’s go.” Seeing that Wei Suo did not oppose it, Nangong Yuqing lightly smiled at Wei Suo. The morning sun shined on her long hair, giving it a layer of faint golden light. A sweet scent characteristic to girls caused Wei Suo to have a feeling of numbness.
“Nangong Yuqing.” However, right at this moment, a voice sounded.
Wei Suo turned his head toward the direction of the voice. He saw a young and handsome male coming toward him and Nangong Yuqing with a smile on his face.
This handsome male’s age appeared to be about Wei Suo’s age. His hair was tied to the back of his head with a golden hoop. He wore a tan colored robe. His tan colored robe was filled with small cyan colored crystal stones decorated with golden silk. This simple and elegant yet unique looking robe caused this sword-browed handsome man to appear even more extraordinary.
Furthermore, those light cyan colored crystal stones on this guy’s robe and the threads had created a decorative design that emitted a faint wind elemental energy. From this, it seemed that the cyan crystal stones on this robe was not only there for appearance’s sake, it ought to also have a special function.
“Level five Divine Sea Stage cultivator!”
Without saying anything, Wei Suo used his Aura Determining Technique to look at the handsome man. He saw that this handsome man was emitting the light of five Divine Seas. Furthermore, the brilliance of the light for all five Divine Seas were extremely bright. Evidently, the martial technique that this guy trained in was not something that Wei Suo’s low level Purple Mystic True Technique could compare with. It was evident that this guy was someone of standing.
However, the thing that caused Wei Suo to feel extremely unpleasant right away was that this refined and courteous looking fellow, when he was walking toward Nangong Yuqing and him, he did not even bother to take a look at Wei Suo. His gaze was fixed upon Nangong Yuqing the entire time.