AGM 244 - Yan Tie's Rage
"Shit he's dead, he's dead!" Yan Kong stared in horror at his defeated comrade. Hades had actually fallen.
Yan Kong's heart was pounding frantically as terror seized him. On the outside, Hades was the disciple of his uncle Yan Tie, but he knew his secret. Hades was also his uncle's real son!
His uncle, Yan Tie, was a perverse freak that valued absolute secrecy, there was no way he would truly pass down all his techniques and insights to another. Even as a nephew, he was treated somewhat better compared to the others, but only slightly. Hades was born out of one of his sexual trysts with a woman, but the woman only possessed immense hatred for Yan Tie and her son. She was forced to give birth, and then committed suicide shortly after.
This matter caused Yan Tie to become even more perverse; he didn't dare let Hades know that he was his real father. Instead, he lavished him with all forms of luxurious treatment and fiercely doted on him, accepting him as a disciple and grooming him into a third-ranked Divine Inscriptionist.
This matter was revealed to Yan Tie by his father, and he was warned never to divulge the secret. Yan Kong could well imagine how terrible the retaliation wrought by his perverse uncle would be, if he found out that his only son was dead.
Not only that, his life was currently under the control of Qin Wentian.
After Hades's death, the Puppet stood there blankly, as its controller had died. Chu Mang slaughtered the others with tyrannical force while Yan Kong could only tremble in fear when he saw Qin Wentian making his way, step by step, towards him.
"How do you wish to die?" Qin Wentian's killing intent gushed out, enveloping Yan Kong within it. Yan Kong was so terrified that his legs lost strength as he stumbled backwards and fell, sitting on the ground. "You can't kill me, if you kill me the Yan Clan will go all out to seek revenge. You and your friends would all accompany me in death."
Qin Wentian furrowed his brows, he knew Yan Kong's words were true. This place was the Moon Continent, and not Chu. The Yan Clan was a major clan in the Eastern City and should have several Heavenly Dipper Sovereigns within it. If they were to seek revenge for Yan Kong, it would definitely be extremely troublesome, he may even have to leave the Moon Continent if things came to that.
Sadly, there were still things he had yet to accomplish, such as subjugating the White Deer Institute. If he had control over the full power of the Institute, he wouldn't even hesitate and would directly slaughter Yan Kong right away.
Qin Wentian came to a decision, even if he didn't kill Yan Kong now, he would make him pay a price.
A cold light gleamed in his eyes as an ancient halberd appeared in his hands. He stared at Yan Kong sitting on the ground, and his halberd burst forth, piercing towards Yan Kong's lower body.
"NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!" Yan Kong howled, closing his eyes. His whole body trembled violently as he wetted his pants. When he opened his eyes again, he only saw the ancient halberd embedded in the ground inches away from him.
"I don't wish for there to be a next time. If you try to find trouble for me one more time, then don't blame me for showing no mercy," Qin Wentian icily stated, retrieving the ancient halberd as he walked away. The battle here today was witnessed by too many people, if he killed Yan Kong, this matter would swiftly reach the ears of the Yan Clan. If he wanted to kill Yan Kong, he would have to find another place to do it instead.
Yan Kong was still trembling, he had been inches away from death. When he noticed that he wetted his pants, his countenance turned incomparably ugly to behold. Although he was truly frightened by Qin Wentian, he would never forgive him. This was the second time in his life he had ever been humiliated. Not only that, the person who had done so was a commoner with no background. How could he tolerate such a person stepping over his head.
And just after Qin Wentian left, the Puppet that was staring blankly moments ago suddenly moved. Slowly, it ambled its way to Yan Kong's side, coldly staring at him. This caused goosebumps to appear all over Yan Kong as sweat perspired madly from his forehead.
"Uncle..." Yan Kong's voice quavered. There was only one possibility for why this Puppet could still move after its controller had died. His uncle must have added something more to it, to watch over Hades.
Since this was the case, his uncle must already know that Hades was dead.
Yan Clan, Eastern City, Moon Continent.
Above the numerous buildings, a hideous looking old man flew through the air, his face blackened with anger. A terrifyingly sinister and evil aura gushed out from him, as low-sounding growls issued from his throat.
"Son, that bastard that killed you... I shall tear out each sinew and smash his bones before refining him into a Puppet to avenge you."
"It's all my fault, son... I didn't protect you enough."
Yan Tie was howling in grief and madness, causing those below him to tremble upon hearing the dreadful wails. He was going crazy from the death of his son.
They were all very clear about Yan Tie's character. In the Yan Clan, he didn't even have to give face to elder-level characters. In his heart, there was only his son, which was why he was willing to spend a large amount of effort to groom and nurture him. But now... his son was killed. May God take pity on the target of his revenge. This time around, Yan Tie was truly incensed.
After several breaths of time, Yan Tie appeared beside Yan Kong. Upon seeing Yan Tie, Yan Kong immediately knelt down, "Uncle, Kong`er has let you down, I didn't know this would happen."
Seeing the madness in the eyes of this perverse uncle of his, Yan Kong felt even more terrified compared to when he was almost killed by Qin Wentian. If this monster was really to go crazy, not even his father would be able to save him.
"Who did it?" Yan Tie's hoarse voice sounded out. His tone was so cold that it caused people to shiver involuntarily, as though the coldness could pervade their bones.
"The person who gave the command to kill my Senior Brother was none other than the young man with an extremely close relationship with Leng Ning, the guy who I told you about earlier. And as for that big lunk with him, I didn't expect him to be this powerful..." Yan Kong explained with trepidation.
"Where are they now?" Yan Tie icily asked.
"I have no idea. But even if they run away, it's impossible for Leng Ning to escape." A wretched expression glimmered in Yan Kong's eyes. Indeed, after hearing his words, Yan Tie cackled crazily. "Come, let's go to the Leng Clan."
"Yes, uncle." Yan Kong nodded, as he led Yan Tie towards the Leng Clan.
Qin Wentian, Leng Ning, both of them were going to die!
Qin Wentian would never have expected that Hades was the son of Yan Tie. The reason why he didn't kill Yan Kong was to give face to the Yan Clan, thereby securing some peace and time for him to do what he had to do. Sadly, things usually occurred contrary to one's expectations.
Qin Wentian and Chu Mang arrived at Hell Arena. Back then when Qin Wentian studied Divine Inscriptions together with Bailu Yi, Chu Mang had long been a frequent visitor in the Hell Arena. His code name was 'Boorish Fellow' and had a battle record of 63 victories and 1 loss.
This made Qin Wentian exceptionally curious, who would Chu Mang have lost to?
"Is the person who defeated you really strong?" Qin Wentian asked.
"Yeah, he's very strong. He had already comprehended three kinds of Mandate, and all of them are at the Advanced Boundary. Not only that, his Astral Souls and innate techniques are all extremely powerful as well. As of now, I was unable to defeat him." Chu Mang paused for a moment before continuing, "That person appeared only after my 50th consecutive victory, and not only that, he's a newcomer with no prior battle records. I suspect that he may be someone specially arranged by the Hell Arena.""Mhm?" Qin Wentian's eyes shone, he didn't expect that Chu Mang would have this suspicion.
"Big Bro Chu Mang, why do you say so?" Qin Wentian asked curiously.
"After he defeated me, he didn't continue to accept other battles. Not only that, there were many people who booed him down the stage. I gathered that the booing were from the losers. Although the Hell Arena is an arena, first and foremost, it's still a gambling den. They probably wanted to earn back the Yuan Meteor Stones they paid out to me after my 50th consecutive victory, targeting those gamblers that rode on my momentum. Thus, I feel that the challenger was specifically arranged by them because in those circumstances, if I lost, they would have recuperated everything they paid to me and even made an additional killing."
Chu Mang added, "Of course, this is all my speculation. I have no idea if this is true or false."
"Big Bro Chu Mang's thoughts make sense." Qin Wentian mused. After which he smiled, "What a crafty Hell Arena, I concur. They must have arranged that challenger especially for you."
Chu Mang couldn't help but laugh when he saw Qin Wentian agreeing with his hypothesis.
"The Hell Arena is dishonest. Don't worry, Big Bro Chu Mang, I shall get even with them for you. Watch me later." Qin Wentian laughed. Chu Mang also chortled. "Okay I will watch and see then."
"Leave it to me." Qin Wentian nodded as he entered the tunnel for registration again. After waiting for some time, it was finally his turn.
When Qin Wentian appeared in the Arena, his appearance caused a wild bout of intense commotion. Although he had only appeared once before, his battle record of 30 consecutive wins wasn't something easily duplicated. With 'Kirin' appearing today, the audience all knew that they had a good show to watch.
And as expected, Kirin swept over all challengers with ease. Regardless of his opponents, he crushed them with absolute strength, ending each battle within ten breaths of time. Not long after, Kirin's battle record stood at 47 consecutive victories, 0 losses.
The old timers within the audience all turned their attention upon the left Arena where Kirin was. Crafty looks flickered in their eyes, they knew that the Hell Arena would make their move at any moment and as such, almost all of them betted heavily on Kirin losing.
Kirin's winning odds were extremely high because of his consecutive 47 victories. Although the odds of him losing were small, if they played it right, they would definitely profit from it.
However Kirin continued winning, and his battle record now stood at 50 consecutive victories.
"What? Is this a plot by the Hell Arena?" Many people were cursing in their hearts. Feeling dissatisfied, quite a few powerful experts among the audience went up to challenge Kirin. However, in the blink of an eye, the 50 consecutive victories now became 56 consecutive victories.
"Is there no one that can defeat him?" Many people became agitated, the payout rate for Kirin's loss was even higher, standing now at 1:80.
At this moment, a challenger with the code name 'Fat Boy' appeared in front of Qin Wentian. His battle record stood at 15 victories, 6 losses and could only be considered average. Seeing Kirin against such an opponent, the majority of the audience naturally placed their bets on Qin Wentian. However, there were still a few that wanted to test their luck, and betted heavily on Fat Boy instead.
"Hehe after this, your winning streak shall be broken by me." Fat Boy grinned, causing Qin Wentian to be somewhat stunned. Someone with a battle record of 15 victories and 6 losses actually dared to say something like this? This was the confidence of a supreme expert.
In spite of this, a wide smile appeared on Qin Wentian's face. It seemed that the Hell Arena had finally made their move!