Chapter 787: Weaponized City
Translator: Lordbluefire Editor: Lordbluefire
Expulsion. Qin Wentian was clearly executing an expulsion order.
After acquiring the secret within the ancient bells, he connected with immortality through smithing a weapon, killed an immortal and defeated the strongest of the Battle Heavens Immortal Manor forcibly forcing them into retreat. And now, Qin Wentian even wanted to drive the others away.
"This man, does he think of himself as the master of the Nine Immortality Bells?" The experts present all had coldness on their faces. The Nine Immortality Bells were properties of the Driftsnow City, yet Qin Wentian actually wanted them to leave the perimeter of the nine bells?
Many people turned their gazes over to Pei Tianyuan and the Driftsnow City Lord. This place was none other than the Driftsnow City of the Jiangling Country.
Pei Tianyuan and the City Lord were both here yet Qin Wentian wanted to drive them away?
"My King, City Lord... This man is completely impolite, not showing any respect and thinks himself as the master of this place." At this moment, Jiang Yan spoke, intentionally sowing discord.
Qin Wentian's eyes flickered. He stared at Jiang Yan, and a moment later, the divine long spear shimmering with immortal light instantly erupted outwards, shooting towards Jiang Yan.
Beside Jiang Yan were experts of his clan. One of them took out an immortal-ranked weapon as a ball of intense light manifested from it, akin to a blazing sun. With a thunderous rumbling noise, both the weapons clashed against each other as tendrils of destruction were created from the impact, sweeping across this space. Jiang Yan's expression turned incredibly ugly to behold.
"In this place, when did you have the qualifications to speak? If it wasn't for the protection of your elders, killing you would be as effortless as stepping on ants." Qin Wentian coldly mocked. These past few days, Jiang Yan had already been completely humiliated. And today, he was once again shamed by Qin Wentian. He was so angry that his body trembled involuntarily but what Qin Wentian said was the truth. Based on Qin Wentian's current attacking strength, he was even able to kill an immortal through lending power from the Immortality Bells. As for Jiang Yan? What a joke.
If there were no experts protecting him, Qin Wentian only needed a single strike to slay Jiang Yan.
Hence, although right now Jiang Yan was incomparably angry he had nothing to say to refute Qin Wentian's words.
"Sir, this location of the Nine Immortality Bells is after all still a part of my Driftsnow City. Everyone should be free to contemplate the runic inscriptions here, yet you want us all to leave? Isn't this somewhat inappropriate?" The Driftsnow City Lord opened his mouth. As the lord of a city, his strength was naturally undoubtable. However, after he personally witnessed Qin Wentian's attacking prowess, he didn't dare to estimate this young man in the slightest.
The act of Qin Wentian driving everyone away made him, the City Lord, extremely unhappy.
In his territory, someone was telling him to scram? In addition, the king of the Jiangling City Pei Tianyuan was just beside him. Hence, no matter what, he had to say these words.
"The Nine Immortality Bells, in fact even the entire Driftsnow City is something left behind by the Driftsnow Master from the ancient times. When did it ever have a lord before? For countless years, this can be considered a mystic location for people to comprehend the mysteries within. In that case, naturally the ones who are capable would naturally receive the most. Now, I've already unravelled the secret within the bells and obtained the Driftsnow Master's inheritance. Of course, I will be the representative for him to guard this place. My actions are right and proper, a matter of heaven's law and earth's principle. What's inappropriate about that?"
Qin Wentian stared at the Driftsnow City Lord and spoke in a manner neither servile nor overbearing. His words were fair and just, the Driftsnow Master not only wanted him to protect the nine bells, he also wanted him to protect the ancient Driftsnow City from disturbance.
The Driftsnow Master and Immortal Jade gave their lives to forge a city. Now, it was all given to him.
"You obtained the inheritance of the Driftsnow Master?" The eyes of the Driftsnow City Lord flickered as he stared at Qin Wentian.
"Yes." Qin Wentian replied, "I received the inheritance and order of the Driftsnow Master when my perception was within the bells. This is why I could borrow his strength to connect immortality, killing that immortal-foundation expert. My mission is to protect the nine bells and if there are still others coveting the secret within and wants to search my memories, I would stop at nothing and trigger the most powerful killing methods using the runic inscriptions of the Nine Bells of Immortality.
Qin Wentian's voice was solemn. causing those experts present to be stunned as they sighed in their hearts. As they expected, Qin Wentian had unravelled and obtained the secret within the bells. The inheritance of the Driftsnow Master...no wonder he had such tyrannical combat strength.
However, this was pretty normal. There were legends that stated as long as one could connect immortality through smithing a weapon, they would have the chance to ascend to immortality in a single step. However through countless years, nobody had ever been successful. When this young man was pursued by the joint forces of the Jiang Clan and geniuses of the younger generations from the major powers earlier, he had already exhibited his outstanding talent. He also accomplished something unprecedented, forging an immortal-ranked weapon at the third-level of Celestial Phenomenon. It would only make sense if he was the one who unravelled and obtained the inheritance.
Nobody had any way to refute his words.
The Nine Immortality Bells as well as the ancient Driftsnow City were created by the Driftsnow Master. Qin Wentian inherited everything, he naturally had the power to expel the strangers, forcing these people who covet the secret within the bells to retreat.
"How can you prove that you obtained the inheritance of the Driftsnow Master?" Han Dongjiang from the Ninepeak Immortal Court questioned. Earlier at the banquet, the last words he spoke to Pei Yu was that Qin Wentian didn't have any qualifications to contend against them, or what remains for him would be a path of death. Before this, he felt Qin Wentian wasn't even worthy to speak with him, he looked down and despised Qin Wentian.
But now, his words back then were nothing but smacking his own face. Not long ago, he watched on with reluctance when he saw this young man borrowing the power of the Nine Immortality Bells. Naturally there were also envy and jealousy in his heart.
"You mean my combat against that immortal earlier didn't prove anything? Do you want to try me?" Qin Wentian swept his eyes over as he spoke emotionlessly. After that, Han Dongjiang could only snort coldly but was at a loss for words.
Qin Wentian who was at the third level of Celestial Phenomenon, forged an immortal-ranked divine weapon and killed an immortal-foundation expert. Everything that happened was personally witnessed by them. Does he still need to prove anything else?
Pei Tianyuan's eyes flickered. He stayed silent for a moment before he spoke, "Since you obtained the inheritance left behind by the Driftsnow Master, this can be considered good fortune for you. Since you are the one who unravelled the secret within the bells, I hope that you wouldn't shame the name of the Driftsnow Master in the future."
As the sound of his voice faded, Pei Tianyuan directly turned and left. He actually really left and in such a carefree manner.
Although there were many experts from the major powers of the Cloud Prefecture that came here. In reality, as the king of the Jiangling Country, Pei Tianyuan's strength was at the peak of these experts. But now, he was actually willing to retreat.
Ji Kong deeply glanced at Qin Wentian before he too, turned and departed. The Driftsnow City Lord followed closely after.
After these three characters left, the remaining experts from the major powers had no reason to remain behind.
However before they left, experts from the Jiang Clan coldly stared at Qin Wentian. After which, their leader flicked his sleeves and barked out a command, "Let's leave."
The Myriad Sage Academy, Ninepeak Immortal Court, Seven Sword Sect all respectively left one after another. Not long after, this space was devoid of experts from the major powers. But as to whether had they left the Driftsnow City or not, he had no idea. But then again when thinking about it, it should be impossible for them to leave so easily.
The spectators from afar were still here and Qin Wentian made no moves to drive them away. Staring at Qin Wentian's silhouette, they could only sigh and drew in deep breaths, but even after a long time they didn't manage to calm their emotions.
This time, the wave caused by the Nine Immortality Bells caused many major powers to arrive. But nobody would have expected such a shocking ending. A third-level ascendant unraveled the secret within the Nine Immortality Bells, obtaining the inheritance, created an immortal-ranked weapon, killed an immortal, and expelled the experts from the major powers. These scenes were akin to a fantasy.
What was seemingly impossible was actually accomplished by this young man. His arrogance, his pride and spirit, that made him stand up against the other major powers of the Cloud Prefecture alone, was deeply imprinted in the minds of many. If this young man didn't die, his destiny would surely be extraordinary. There were even people who were wondering about the origin of this young man. What kind of sect or clan would nurture such a genius?
Other than the spectators, Cheron, Pei Yu and a few others didn't leave as well. They walked towards Qin Wentian only to hear Cheron speaking, "Brother Tianwen, your accomplishments simply smashed my enthusiasm. I'm still trying to communicate with the bells and was already feeling proud that I could make them chime. But you, you directly went all the way, forging an immortal-ranked weapon, unraveling the secret and even obtaining the inheritance of the Driftsnow Master.
"My luck was pretty good." Qin Wentian smiled casually, the sharpness that radiated from him earlier was completely gone.
"Luck?" It has been so many years but nobody enjoyed such 'luck' other than you," Mu Yan by the side spoke, "There's no need for you to remain humble. Talent is after all, talent. Since you have unraveled the secret, I assume that there are things you need to do?"
"Mhm, there are in fact still many things I'm unsure of. I need time to contemplate over them." Qin Wentian nodded.
"Okay, we won't bother you just go ahead. We will stand guard nearby. If you need anything just ask, don't feel embarrassed." Mu Yan was also a straightforward character. The two by his side nodded and although Pei Yu had questions she wanted to ask, she managed to control her curiosity. The three of them then bid farewell and left Qin Wentian here alone, they only came to offer their congratulations."
After they left, Qin Wentian drew in a deep breath and kept the immortal-ranked divine spear he forged. He instantly moved to the location at the center of all nine ancient bells, and sat down closing his eyes, allowing the boundless runic light to cascade on him.
"Nine Immortality Bells, connecting immortality through smithing a weapon, obtaining the Driftsnow City."
Qin Wentian's perception once again sank into the bells and instantly, the city he saw before manifested before him. This city could be controlled through the will of the Nine Immortality Bells.
"Although I have some degree of authority, if I want to control this weaponized city fully, I must refine the Nine Immortality Bells one by one completely. The ancient bells are the soul of this city." Qin Wentian mumbled silently. His perception then drifted over to the city which was created and refined by the lives of both the Driftsnow Master and Immortal Jade.
Qin Wentian's silhouette abruptly appeared in the air space above this city. Every inch of this city glimmered with brilliance, as though it was a light source. The immortal qi in the atmosphere was extremely heavy as well.
Qin Wentian glanced downwards, each and every structure built within was meticulously carved and created using unfathomable techniques. All of them contained incredibly obscured formations of runes within.
"This city seemed to have a unique shape..." Qin Wentian's perception projection soared higher up in the sky. But when he glanced down this time around, his heart violently trembled.
To his absolute surprise, this ancient city actually resembled the shape of a human, akin to the 30,000 meter tall lofty towering figure of the Driftsnow Master. The Driftsnow Master used his flesh and blood to refine this city, this city was like his shadow.
"That is...?" Qin Wentian's eyes flashed when he noticed that the incomparably gigantic figure seemed to be protective holding a delicate frame within. Was that...Immortal Jade's shadow?!