Chapter 607: The Blade Demon
Translator: Atlas Studios Editor: Atlas Studios
The seven swordsmen were all leaders of the younger generations of disciples in the Heaven Sword Sect. Thus, they were always treated with reverence and respect, no matter where they were.
The Third Princess was even more respected. She was already a royalty to begin with, she had been clever and quick-witted ever since she had been young, and she was beloved by the current Emperor. Luo Yinglu and the others were all equally remarkable in their own manner and received similar treatment.
All of them could be considered a prideful, influential group.
Now, as they were on their way to subdue the demon, everyone had an air of justice about them. It was extremely hard for them to accept such a derogatory insult straight to their faces.
Not only was it difficult for them to accept it, but their subordinates also had ugly expressions on their faces.
There was no better time to confirm the following saying: the servant served with his life when his master was humiliated.
“Blade Demon, get out here!” someone snarled angrily. “You scoundrel! Come out if you have the guts!”
“Ye Tian, you killed your master and exterminated your sect! You deserve to die 100 times over, you d*mn b*stard!”
“Come out if you dare, Ye Tian! Don't make us look down upon you!”
In a moment, all sorts of taunts and shouts rang over and over, as if this was a crusade.
Even though the Third Princess and the others had yet to speak, they were actually enjoying the scene.
The shortest swordsman said coldly, “I'll strike first when the Blade Demon appears. After cultivating the Light Condensing Sword for years, I finally broke through. This will serve as the perfect opportunity for me to test out my skills.”
Even though he was talking to his fellow brothers, his tone was prideful. Anyone could hear that he was, in fact, announcing his breakthrough.
No one said a word. Although Luo Yinglu was unhappy, he knew that he was far from comparable to that short swordsman.
This was a technique only an Earth Celestial could master!
The Unique Fairy from the Three Deity Island of the Eastern Sea, who might be stronger than this swordsman, only smiled softly, as though she was oblivious to this domineering declaration.
Meanwhile, the Third Princess continued to chuckle in a calm, light fashion.
As all this hooting was going on, a figure suddenly emerged from the outer hall and started walking towards the group. It was a young man in blue robes with a blade hanging by his waist.
The blade looked ordinary. The scabbard, which was made from deep green python skin, was worth about 10 or 20 pieces of gold in the Tianyunshen Dynasty.
However, the blade gave off a depressing feeling as it hung from the waist of the figure who was walking towards the group.
Even Cheng Xiuyun, who had seen Luo Yunyang previously, thought that this person was a total stranger.
She didn't know how to describe it. If the former Ye Tian, had been a gleaming piece of gold, then the current Ye Tian was a piece of beautiful jade. A piece of warm, but unfathomable jade that she could not see through.
The Ye Tian of the past had bewitched her. However, this Ye Tian exuded an aura that made her involuntarily feel reverence.
Yes, reverence. Complete and utter reverence welled from the bottom of her heart.
The people who had originally been lashing out at the figure suddenly shut their mouths. They had no idea why they stopped doing so when it was time for them to perform.
It wasn't because they wanted to stop. They had stopped involuntarily.
Even the expressions of the seven swordsmen had changed drastically and the swords on their backs had started to buzz.
The Seven Superior Swords had been the primary weapon of Bai Jingtian's seven personal disciples when they'd reached the Man Celestial. In the Sky Sword Sect, the Seven Superior Swords represented their up-and-coming power, as well as their status as personal disciples.
The seven swords, which possessed a huge amount of spiritual influence, were actually having difficulty getting out of their sheaths now.
“Ye Tian, you should know why we're here. News of you killing your master and slaughtering your sect have spread everywhere. However, we are kind people and we would like to present you with the chance to defend your actions,” said the Third Princess after taking a deep breath.
The Third Princess had originally wanted to spring into action straight away, yet she had changed her mind the moment she had seen Ye Tian.
Generally speaking, most powerful figures were similarly unyielding. An outstanding person should be taken in as a subordinate.
n.o.body objected to what the Third Princess said, as most people were intimidated by Luo Yunyang's aura. They didn't want to act rashly without knowing Luo Yunyang's abilities.
“I just came to take a look at the people that are going to die here.” Before he had even finished speaking, a blade-light shot directly out of his body.
The blade-light, which contained razor-sharp intent, enveloped everyone.
The seven swordsmen and the Unique Fairy from the Three Deity Island stiffened as they realized that Ye Tian was even more powerful than they had imagined.
He was merely standing there without doing anything, yet they couldn't even attack back.
Actually, they didn't even have the chance to do anything.
This was a blade that seemed to destroy the sky and earth. It was the World Obliteration Blade!
However, what Luo Yunyang was using was only a blade intent of the World Obliteration Blade! If he was to fully execute the move, the power of the World Obliteration Blade would turn the surrounding mountains into ashes.
A sudden deadly threat began to loom over Luo Yinglu and the others along with enormous fear. Luo Yinglu, who felt frightened, also knew that it was too late to regret what he had done.
He should have listened to his grandmother. If he had, he wouldn't have ended up in this dire situation.
Many thoughts zipped around in his head as he realized that his end was nigh. However, just as his fear started surging, the jade talisman that hung around his neck suddenly broke apart.
This was a jade talisman given to him by Lu Bingyue.
As the jade talisman broke, a woman who looked like the moon appeared. With a wave of her hand, a silver light curtain appeared in front of Luo Yinglu.
The surging blade-light and the feeling of despair disappeared completely along with the appearance of the light curtain. It was only at that moment that Luo Yinglu heaved a sigh of relief.
In the jade talisman was Lu Bingyue's greatest defensive technique, the Overhanging Moon Shield, which could save Luo Yinglu's life when he encountered great danger.
Similarly, different defensive techniques appeared to protect the Third Princess and the seven swordsmen.
All of these powers felt extremely mighty. To be specific, the seven swordsmen from the Sky Sword Sect each had a sword-light that rose from the top of their heads and started to combine into a seemingly mighty long sword that was thrust in the direction of Luo Yunyang.
“Sky Sword Slash!”
Although the Unique Fairy from the Three Deity Island had just recovered from the shock of Luo Yunyang's attack, she seemed surprised as she watched the combination of the seven sword-lights.
The Three Deity Island had long regarded the Sky Sword Sect as its greatest rival. It was no different this time.
At first, she had believed that the defense provided by her elders was already very good. However, she had not expected that the elders from the Sky Sword Sect would actually leave such a powerful offensive attack behind for their disciples.
The power of the seven swords that became one was comparable to the attack of a level-one Sky Celestial.
Ye Tian was indeed unlucky. His power had crushed everyone present. However, everyone present was a core disciple of their respective sect, so they had many hidden trump cards.
The seven swordsmen were fuming, as they had to use the techniques left by their sect elders even before their opponent had made a move.
This was a hefty blow to their prideful hearts. Thus, even killing Ye Tian would not suffice.
Everything would be crushed by the Sky Sword!
Although Luo Yunyang had also become a core disciple of the Sky Sword Sect in his past life, the lack of time and his apprehension towards the individual known as Bai Jingtian had made Luo Yunyang's performance mediocre.
He also had not gotten to master the Seven Swords As One Technique.
However, Luo Yunyang was not worried at all when he saw the Sky Sword of the swordsmen. He just slashed out with his blade once again.
He was still using the World Obliteration Blade!
The ma.s.sive blade-light collided with the sword-light in the sky and, all of a sudden, everyone felt that they couldn't see anything.
“Quick, leave!” Cheng Xiuyun wanted to know the outcome of the clash. However, before she could, someone had already shouted out.
She looked up and saw that Luo Yinglu had already taken flight. He was fleeing frantically. The seven swordsmen and the others were also fleeing out of the Great Blade Sect in disarray.
“Trying to leave, are you? It's too late for that!”
Then, Cheng Xiuyun saw a blade-light escape from Ye Tian's hand and cover half of the s.p.a.ce in an instant.
Cheng Xiuyun didn't know how to describe the blade. What she felt was an earth-shaking, unprecedented strength that grew by leaps and bounds.
She felt like an ant in the face of this overwhelming power, as if it would be extremely difficult for her to survive it.
“Please show mercy!”
Just as Cheng Xiuyun thought that she was going to die, a loud voice was heard. Along with this voice came a sword-light that shot from afar.
The sword-light was lightning fast as it traveled thousands of miles in an instant.
However, even though the sword-light was fast, the blade-light didn't seem like it was going to stop. Just as Cheng Xiuyun heard that plea to show mercy, she saw the shortest of the seven swordsmen get beheaded by the blade-light.
Normal attacks, even if they were fatal, would also allow the victim to execute techniques like the Blood Rebirth to stay alive. However, when the blade-light landed on the swordsman's neck, Cheng Xiuyun knew that he was beyond dead.
And this was just the beginning.
The Third Princess, the six remaining swordsmen and the Unique Fairy from the Three Deity Island were next…
They were all annihilated by the overbearing blade-light in an instant!