Chapter 722: He Will Regret This
Translator: Lordbluefire Editor: Lordbluefire
The expression of the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor was indifferent. That star-like gaze of his had no hints of any expression in them. Nobody could tell what he was thinking.
He silently stared at Qin Wentian, and when he saw Qin Wentian's gaze on him, he asked again. "You defy the first command I gave as you as your master. Is it because from your opinion, with me as your master you should have no more worries because I would provide you daily guidances and the best resources?"
"Your Majesty, Wentian did not mean it that way." Qin Wentian spoke.
"What a good 'Your Majesty,' you don't even take me as your master any longer." The Eastern Sage's tone seemed to contain a faint hint of anger. Dongsheng Ting who was by his side also had a cold expression on his face as he added, "If my royal father wished to take on a disciple, people from millions of particle worlds would flock to him. Just a genius of your level would rush over in countless numbers. Within the immortal realms, when the master is guiding the disciple, none has ever been as arrogant as you."
Qin Wentian stared at the cold eyes of Dongsheng Ting. He had nothing to reply. He knew that no matter what he said, everyone would still treat him as though he was wrong. Because, the status between them was too different. He was merely a genius from a particle world while the other party was the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor. For the matter of him entering the Immortal Emperor's tutelage, everyone believed that Qin Wentian already got the best deal, yet he still dared to defy the arrangements made.
Thinking to here, Qin Wentian could only sigh in his heart. The difference between their strength was simply too vast, so was their status. He suddenly thought of something. What if Dongsheng Ting wanted to make things difficult for him? If he takes the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor as his master, Dongsheng Ting could probably do whatever he wanted to him. And as to why Dongsheng Ting didn't seem to like him...could the reason be Qing`er?
"Seems like for immortal emperors, it isn't going to be so easy to be looked on in favor by them." Qin Wentian felt a sense of self-mockery. It was all too easy if the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor wanted to recruit a genius. As for him who 'got in' due to his connections with Qing`er, he also wouldn't have any status even if he truly joined.
Drawing in a deep breath, Qin Wentian bowed to the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor, still maintaining his respect. "Your Majesty, Qin Wentian isn't blessed enough to become your disciple."
The surrounding immortal kings all start as they stared in flabbergasted astonishment at Qin Wentian. Many of them thought that Qin Wentian had gone crazy, how could he dare to be so bold?
He just acknowledged a master yet he wanted to separate himself from the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor's tutelage now? If this matter were to be spread out, what would people in the immortal realms treat the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor as? Being rejected by a genius from a particle world?
How ridiculous was this? Yet this truly happened in reality.
The Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor turned silent. He simply stared at Qin Wentian who was still in a bow. Only after a long time did he say, "Do you think that I, Eastern Sage, actually wanted to recruit a disciple who had personality problems. How laughable."
"Earlier you have already acknowledged me as your master. And according to the rules of the immortal realms, traitors are all sentenced to death." The instant the immortal emperor's words rang out, Qin Wentian turned pale. The immortal kings at the banquet all glanced at Qin Wentian with pity in their gazes. Initially, this young man had already succeeded in taking the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor as his master. Yet to think that such a thing was actually happening now. What a pity.
"Your Majesty." At this moment, a voice rang out. The Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor turned to the one who spoke, it was actually none other than Bai Wuya.
"This young man's personality has flaws, how can he be qualified to take you on as his master? Today was supposed to be a day of happiness for your Majesty, the grand day of you choosing a disciple. It was actually quite fortunate that we've seen through him before anything else, and instead of saying he is a traitor to your Majesty's sect which would undoubtedly damaged your Majesty's prestige and reputation, why don't we just treat him like a joke? Your Majesty can still have your pick among the other seven participants."
Bai Wuya slowly spoke, his voice extremely calm. Many people deeply cast a glance at him. The people here were all immortal king tier characters, which one of them weren't old monsters who already lived for ten thousand years or more? Although Bai Wuya seemed to be speaking on the side of the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor, in fact, everyone could tell that he had the intention to help Qin Wentian.
However, Bai Wuya's words made sense as well.
The Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor indifferently glanced at him before turning his glance back onto Qin Wentian. "Bai Wuya is right. Let's just treat what happened earlier as a joke. My mood today isn't bad and what I said earlier is still effective, I will be recruiting a personal disciple today. And if the immortal kings are interested, all of you can pick any one of the participants to join your sect as well, including Qin Wentian."
"Your Majesty is benevolent." The Undying Immortal King laughed.
"Your Majesty is benevolent." The others echoed. The Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor no longer glanced at Qin Wentian. He turned and spoke to the other seven participants, "Let me ask you all first. For those who enter my tutelage, you will have to follow my commands and never defy me. Who among you seven are still willing to take me as your master?"
Qin Wentian stood by the side, in an extremely awkward position. But at this moment, a voice rang out in his mind, "Retreat quietly."
Qin Wentian's heart stirred. After which, he silently walked to the back, behind the crowd and outside of the banquet.
Deeply drawing in breath, he steadied the state of his heart. Seems like he still had to let down Qing`er's efforts after all. If he wished to enter the immortal realms, he still had to depend on himself.
"This junior is willing to." Que Tianyi instantly bowed and faced the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor.
"We are willing as well." Blackpeak and the others respectfully stated. The Immortal Emperor obviously added his latter statement because of the issue with Qin Wentian. The other seven all expressed their willingness with the exception of one person. Hua Taixu didn't express his attitude.
The Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor didn't glanced at Hua Taixu. He looked to Que Tianyi and spoke, "Que Tianyi, you are a descendant of the Scarce Moon Immortal King. But if I take you on my disciple, the training arranged for you will be many times more tedious compared to the ones arranged by the Scarce Moon Immortal King. Will you be able to endure?"
"If I can enter under your Majesty's tutelage, I would die nine deaths with no regret." Que Tianyi knelt down, causing a smile to appear on the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor's face.
"Good, if that's the case, I shall accept you as my disciple today."
Joy flashed in Que Tianyi's eyes, he agitatedly added, "Your disciple Que Tianyi, pays his respect to master!"
"Good, good. Rise." The Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor smiled. At this moment, the Scarce Moon Immortal King stood up and bowed to the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor. "Your Majesty, this is a matter of glory for my Scarce Moon Immortal Manor that this brat is so fortunate and blessed enough to be able to enter under your tutelage. In the future, your Majesty please feel free to just treat him as harsh as possible, with whatever methods at your disposal."
"Mhm." The Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor nodded. "After this, I will bring him back to the immortal realms first before I make other arrangements."
"Thank you, your Majesty." The Scarce Moon Immortal King bowed again before he sat down.
"Que Tianyi, congratulations." Dongsheng Ting smiled at Que Tianyi. Que Tianyi nodded as he bowed low, "Que Tianyi pays his respect to senior apprentice brother."
"Good. In the future if junior apprentice brother encounters any trouble, just feel free to look for me." Dongsheng Ting stated.
"Thank you senior apprentice brother." An expression of joy appeared on Que Tianyi's face. Seems like in the future, he would do well to better the relationship between him and Dongsheng Ting.
"Congratulations to your Majesty for taking on a beloved disciple," The Undying Immortal King toasted his wine cup as he smiled.
"Congratulations to your Majesty!" The other experts all raised their cups. This Undying Immortal King always knew how to conduct himself and had extremely fast reactions. The earlier unhappiness caused by Qin Wentian's rejection soon dissipated in the air. As for Qin Wentian himself, nobody had any interest in him any longer.
The Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor toasted his wine cup to everyone as he spoke, "There are still quite a few talented youngsters here. Don't you all want to recruit them?"
"Haha, your Majesty is right. Since your Majesty has already taken on a disciple, your subordinate naturally also wished to take on one as well." Deepflame spoke with a straightforward smile. "Blackpeak, are you willing to take me on as your master?"
Blackpeak's eyes flashed with surprise. Deepflame was one of the strongest generals under the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor, and was proficient in killing and slaughter. This was exactly what he wanted. And today although he failed to enter the tutelage of the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor, being able to take on Deepflame as his master was not a bad thing as well.
"Disciple Blackpeak, respectfully greets master." Blackpeak paid his respect.
"Let me join in this liveliness as well." A sharp-eyed immortal king expert stared at Yi Yang as he asked. "Yi Yang, are you willing to acknowledge me as your master and join my Solitary Saber Sect?"
This immortal king was known as the Solitary Saber Immortal King, Yi Yang's constellation was in the form of a saber hence he felt an affinity with him.
"Yi Yang pays his respect to master." Yi Yang naturally would be willing to join the sect headed by an immortal king. In the immortal realms, immortal kings were also considered quite rare, it was hard for people to meet one ordinarily. And now since an immortal king was willing to take him as a disciple, how could he reject this? Most probably, only Qin Wentian that fellow would miss out on this opportunity to enter under the tutelage of the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor.
Three out of the four people who ascended the ninth peak took on a master. The only exception was Qin Wentian.
"Hua Taixu, are you willing to join my sect and take me on as your master?" At this moment, the Myriad Incarnations Immortal King toss out an olive branch to Hua Taixu. Hua Taixu's expression was serene, he stared at the beautiful female immortal king smiling at him and contemplated for a moment before he nodded his head. He then bowed low and greeted, "Disciple Hua Taixu, pays his respect to master."
"Good!" The Myriad Incarnations Immortal King laughed as she nodded her head. After which, she stretched out her arms and eased Hua Taixu from his bow.
"Hua Taixu, your luck is really good. There are countless people in the immortal realms who wants to take this beautiful fairy as their master. There will surely be many who are going to be jealous of you." The Undying Immortal King joked, he's good at controlling the atmosphere.
"Old fellow, how can you be so casual in front of a junior?" The Myriad Incarnations Immortal King glared at the old man, her every smile and frown containing a flirtatious expression that hinted at a number of things.
At the immortal king level, how could one's aura not be extraordinary. Hence, for some females as long as their talent was good and cultivated fast enough, they would grow more beautiful as their cultivation base deepens. Even their demeanors would be more graceful and as long as they stepped into the immortal foundation realm, their appearance would be akin to a true celestial maiden.
"Haha, I'm only speaking the truth." The Undying Immortal King laughed. The other experts at the banquet laughed as well. The Myriad Incarnations Immortal King was the only female here right now. She was also extremely pretty and many immortal kings have failed when they tried to pursue her. After all, as someone also at the immortal king tier, the Myriad Incarnations Immortal King naturally had very high standards. Ordinary immortal kings wouldn't be looked upon in favor and in addition, she basically didn't even need to depend on men.
And from this, there were four who took on masters. The earlier five persons who were nominated all had joined a power other than Qin Wentian. Que Tianyi's luck was pretty good, he managed to enter the tutelage of the Eastern Sage Immortal Emperor, causing many to cast looks of envy at him.
The immortal realms, an extremely far away place. Qing`er stood there silently watching everything. When she stared at the lonely-looking silhouette of Qin Wentian, her expression couldn't help but to grow colder.
"Qing`er, this young man didn't know how to appreciate favors. The Eastern Sage had the intentions to take him on as a disciple, but for a supreme existence like him, how could he not have a little bit of temper? He took on a new disciple and was rebutted straight away. Naturally, he would be unhappy. Since he could already make it so that he didn't blame Qin Wentian, it's already considered that he's giving me a lot of face." The Evergreen Great Emperor stated.
"He will surely regret this..." Qing`er spoke in an icy manner.