Chapter 45: Golden AK (Breakeven 1)
Translated by: Chua
Edited by: TN and Elkassar
When Chevslokov died, Sheyan had already dug out a pathway towards the surface of the rubble. He could feel the ground slightly shaking, knowing that it should be Gale demolishing the ruins in his way with his explosive strength. If he and Gale joined forces now, then the victory of the Banks Syndicate would be restrained. But in such a situation, Sheyan would no longer be able to be a tiger disguised as a pig. And the terrifying might of his 31 points of physique would be in full display for all to see…….
At that point, the painful experience with the troll, and whatever hidden stories about Qiao Gun would start surface some suspicious point and finally be utterly revealed….. At that moment ‘Seaman’ would have to flee and walk individually again. Hence, for his personal interests, the poor Symbiosis sect would have to be betrayed once again. Continuing Qiao Gun’s legacy, Sheyan would continue to place his personal interests above the party as he disgracefully continued playing the role of a coward underneath the ruins.
But Sheyan did not stop at there. After careful considerations, instead of going up he went down inside. After listening to the commotion carefully, he turned around and started drilling further down into the ruins through the cracks.
In just a brief moment, 3 members of the Symbiosis sect were massacred in a sound of the thunder. The rest of them were in a highly disadvantageous position, their beaten states looked extremely sorry. According to the standard logic for contestants battles, once an enemy manages to approach a long range combatant closely, it wouldn’t be like the modern warfare where they were many ways to counterattack, using daggers etc. Instead it’ll be like the olden times when a swordsman carrying a huge blade and shield as they rendered a bowman helpless.
The Banks Syndicate had already planned beforehand. They allocated the nimble ones to suppress the close combatants of the Symbiosis sect, while Venter led a group of contestants who were experts at slowing down the enemies into a massacre.
When Venter finished off Chevslokov, he had expanded fully the flames on his sword. Although it wasn’t as threatening as before, it still carried enormous strength and every blow was at least around 24 points of strength. Along with the assistance of the other contestants, every swing of his broadsword was devastating. It carried a dense blood stench through the air, and delivered crushing damages with every blow. It rustled against the wind as it chopped disdainfully down against its pathetic enemies. It felt like he carried the aura of a God of war!
Not even half a minute later, another Symbiosis member was added to the casualty list, creating a chain reaction as the multitude of casualties were piling up like snow. Another agile far range contestant, Qian Zhi from the banks syndicate, was freed up to assist Venter and the other guy! If this carried on, in a mere few seconds, the entire symbiosis sect would be slaughtered atop the ruins.
But at this moment, two massive hands erupted out from the ground as the stone rubbles sprayed in every direction. The hand tightly gripped onto the ankle of an attacking banks syndicate member, pulling as he straight up face planted into the ground! Indeed Gale had finally freed himself! To a contestant who had formidable lower back strength, such a fall could only delay from probably a second. Yet this unlucky member had to be dealing with a middle-tier long range contestant in the Symbiosis sect, Mogensha!
If he didn’t have the skills, how would he be able to distinguish himself amongst the intense competition of the long range combatants? How would he convince his subordinates?
Mogensha immediately captured this critical opportunity, as he abruptly leapt up. While hanging in the sky, the golden AK started to spray out its bullets. “DA DA DA” It was the standard consecutive shots of the AK!
The reflex action was: Once anyone lost their balance, in order to keep themselves from falling, they would surely reach out their hands as cushion to the ground or even propel themselves up.
Mogensha’s released first bullet directly headed towards the left wrist, that the Banks Syndicate member was supporting himself with! This caused him to lose his support!
The second bullet flew towards a nearby brick, smashing the brick as it bounced back and knocked against the back of his head. Unless a contestant was physically strong, when such an impact crashed into the back of the head, it would probably knock out their vision for a second or two! This undoubtedly earned more time for Mogensha.
The third bullet headed for another Banks Syndicate member on the right. That guy was currently locked onto another Symbiosis sect member with a cunning sneer with a dagger in his hand. The bullet struck against the dagger producing sparks, causing it to lose its mark as it only scratched against the surface of the Symbiosis sect member!
Although this burst fire looked simple, it actually damaged, hindered and assisted! It also created an opportunity to widen the gap! More importantly, this was an outcome resulting in Mogensha’s supreme technique to capture the fleeting opportunity and turned the tides slightly.
Concurrently, Gale wasn’t sitting idle by the side. After hurling himself out of the ground, he equipped himself with the sawtooth saber as he ferociously launch himself towards the contestant ahead of him. After that contestant received a slash, he suddenly awoken from his dazed state as he groaned loudly and swung his weapon to block Gale’s second slash.
At the same time, gunshots resounded. Mogensha repeatedly open fire while retreating urgently, as the twin bullets crashed against the contestant’s weapon. This caused the ‘originally about to block Gale’s attack’ weapon to once again deviate from its path, and the final few bullets pierced into his head! Gales ferociously drilled his saber into the contestant’s chest! This time he heavily wounded the contestant, as he released a horrified shriek in the wake of death.
At the same time, the representative of the Banks Syndicate, Venter, was also intercepted. When Gale erupted out, another two members from his close combat team had similarly burst out with guns blazing! They were the shotgun users, Wayne, and no13. The two pointed their guns towards Venter’s three man team and started firing. Because the shotgun possessed a change of the special effect repel, in addition to the frightening damage in close proximity, Venter’s three man team could only search for a cover. Only a monster like Sheyan would dare to valiantly charge forward against a dual firing shotguns!
Of course, every force has its flaws. The shotgun’s weakness was its limited magazine capacity. It could only contain 7 rounds, even if it was modified, the magazine would hold 9 rounds at most. After that was a long arduous process of reloading. Therefore although Wayne and No.13 seemed unstoppable, they could only drag on for roughly 20 seconds. Following that their battle capabilities would greatly decline, reduced to lower than a fish.
But 20 seconds was adequate for Mogensha to get rid of his current hurdles, and rush back to support! Once a long range combatant was released from the deadlock, he would be able to easily command a collective firing effort. Organizing the contestants firepower towards a single person and finally reverse their current disadvantageous position substantially.
In actual fact, after just 10 seconds Gale had successfully dealt with his contestant. Presently, his left hand was holding onto a bronze shield with a clan ‘coat of arms’ engraved onto it. His right hand was naturally holding on that unique sawtooth saber. He directly stood in front of Venter, like a fence blocking his way out!
Although Gale didn’t master any relevant advanced ability regarding his shield, he only couldn’t exhibit the maximum defensive potential of the shield – that was like how Sheyan wasn’t able to display ‘Ambition’ to its fullest potential but utilized it as a close range weapon – It wasn’t totally useless! Moreover, the shield Gale was holding onto was giving of a faint black glow, therefore it should at least be of a black grade. Furthermore, the darkness occasionally concentrated at certain spots, as though the glow materialized adding to the impregnable feeling it gave off.
This shield was actually bestowed unto Gale after he assumed responsibility as the head of the close combat team. According to the Metals professor, it was indeed a little undeserving, but his current situation was indeed awkward. At present, the Symbiosis sect’s close combat powers had suffered a huge setback, if he didn’t enhance Gale’s strength and they suffered an incident, it would be extremely disastrous to the party as a whole. Moreover the Symbiosis sect had placed every eggs in one basket by using the assembling rock, then his party’s odds at winning would reduce by a huge margin.
Venter inhaled deeply as he raised his broadsword up high. The glaring sunlight reflected against the sword, giving off a glowing sensation.
Suddenly, a ripple of magic transmitted from the distant building. Then a shocking huge fiery ball of fire formed at the window, the flames raging as the ball of fire bluntly shot towards Venter’s broadsword.
The fiery ball connected with the sword but didn’t result in any explosion. Only a loud splashing sound like water could be heard. It was like a dying flame once again being reignited.
On Venter’s dual handed broadsword, a hunting flame combusted into life like a splendid torch in his hands!
He puffed loudly as he advanced forward across the middle.
At the same time, a bright yet beastly cold glimmer flashed across the weapons of the two assisting Venter. It straightforwardly assaulted against Gale viciously! Obviously the three were greatly in sync, and their mutual understand was matchless.