Chapter 2587 An Extraordinary Woman
After Duan Ling Tian had asked all the questions he had in mind, he finally let the waiter go. The booth was completely silent at the moment that the sound of needle dropping could be heard. Although he looked calm, inwardly, he was feeling anxious. ‘Based on the waiter’s words, the best cultivation environments in the Bloody Specter City are the City Governor’s estate, and the Black Dragon Army and Silverwyrm Army’s camp. However, I just killed a Centurion of the Silverwyrm Army not too long ago, they certainly won’t welcome me with open arms. Most of them either want me dead or covet my Celestial Methods and Divine Abilities.”
Meanwhile, the Silverwyrm Army was in chaos at this moment.
“Zhong Gang was killed by a newly-ascended Crimson Moon Heavenly Celestial?” Yang Kong Ping, one of the ten Captains of the Silverwyrm Army, was shocked when he heard the report from Chai Ming, one of his centurions. A newly-ascended Crimson Moon Heavenly Celestial managed to kill a centurion with another centurion and eight decurions around?
“Yes,” Chai Ming said confidently. When he saw the skeptical expression on Yang Kong Ping’s face, he added, “Lord Captain, I witnessed it with my own eyes. If you don’t believe me, you can summon the eight decurions to confirm my words.” He was the middle-aged centurion who was present at the Celestial Ascension Pool earlier.
The stern-faced, tall, and imposing young man before Chai Ming was the Captain of the Silverwyrm Army, Yang Kong Ping.
Zhong Gang was the seemingly young centurion who was killed by Duan Ling Tian.
The Silverwyrm Army had ten captains. All of them were Golden Celestials. Needless to say, they were far stronger than Heavenly Celestials.
“Chai Ming, you’ve been under my command for years, how can I doubt your words? I’m just shocked and want further confirmation,” Yang Kong Ping said. Then he murmured to himself, “If it’s true, the person who has just ascended to the Spirit Overarching Heaven must have an extremely fortuitous encounter in the mundane realm. Not only does he possess a soul defense Celestial Weapon, but he has also mastered extraordinary Celestial Methods and Divine Abilities!” As he spoke, desire and greed flashed in the depths of his eyes.
Yang Kong Ping was a Golden Celestial. He had also cultivated and comprehended rather extraordinary Celestial Methods and Divine Abilities, but they were only slightly better compared to ordinary Celestial Methods and Divine Abilities in the Devata Realms. They were definitely inferior to the Celestial Methods and Divine Abilities that the newly-ascended Celestial had mastered! He asked, “Are you certain that person is capable of snatching Celestial Weapons away and there was nothing you could do about it?”
“Yes,” Chai Ming replied. Fear lingered on his face as he recalled what had happened earlier.
“This newly-ascended Celestial is truly special!” Yang Kong Ping said with a gleam in his eyes. He looked at Chai Ming and ordered, “Chai Ming, make sure that the eight decurions don’t spread word about this. I’ll go to the commander now and report this to him!” He left immediately without waiting for Chai Ming’s response.
Duan Ling Tian was, naturally, unaware of what was happening in the Silverwyrm Army’s camp. He had just left the restaurant and was strolling along the streets of Bloody Specter City.
Although it was noisy, it seemed as though Duan Ling Tian did not hear it at all. He was completely lost in his thoughts as though his soul had left his body. He was engrossed in his thoughts about ways to enter the City Governor’s estate or the Black Dragon Army’s camp. Unknowingly, he had walked to the main road of the city. The road was wider with lots of traffic, therefore, it was even noisier.
Duan Ling Tian was, naturally, distracted as he was lost in his thoughts like a man who had lost his soul as he strolled down the main street. He did not attract much attention. The only attention he attracted was from young ladies who looked at him shyly and furtively.
“Hmm?” Duan Ling Tian came to a halt suddenly, all the noises in his surroundings seemed to have faded away in just an instant. The street was still crowded, but it was as though the people had been muted.
When Duan Ling Tian stopped walking and looked at the group of people before him, he discovered these people were looking at something behind him. It seemed like whatever or whoever was behind him had caused the sudden silence. He turned around curiously. The fluttering of his robes when he turned was audible in the silence. He was shocked by the sight that greeted his eyes. It was an extremely beautiful woman with a perfect figure. He exclaimed inwardly, ‘What a beautiful woman!’
Realization dawned on Duan Ling Tian at this moment. He finally figured out why the street had turned silent. It was caused by the woman before him.
The woman was wearing a plain purple dress. Her eyebrows were perfectly arched. Her skin was clear, and she had a wasp waist. She wore a translucent veil to cover the lower half of her face, but her bright eyes and elegant air was enough to make the surroundings pale. The veil on her face barely concealed her face, causing people to have the urge to peel the veil off her face to take a look at her face. Even with her veil, she already looked so charming and beautiful. One could imagine how much more beautiful she would be if the veil was removed.
As the woman walked daintily, the crowd instinctively parted to make way for her.
At this moment, everyone, regardless of their gender, was attracted by this woman as though they were under a spell. Normally, with such an appearance, there would be many men who harbored lecherous intent. However, strangely, none of the men present at this moment seemed to have any lecherous thoughts. Only a devout expression could be seen on their faces as they looked at the woman. It was as though they treated her as a sacred being, not to be desecrated.
Duan Ling Tian was the only one who seemed unaffected after his momentary shock by her beauty. He continued on his way, no longer paying attention to the woman.
The moment Duan Ling Tian turned and left, the woman who was originally walking down the street with a cold gaze and oblivious to her surroundings, took a glance at him. ‘Hmm? In this remote town, there’s actually someone who’s not affected by the techniques I practiced? A ripple appeared in her heart as she glanced at Duan Ling Tian’s receding back. However, she quickly suppressed the ripple in her heart.
As Duan Ling Tian walked away, his expression was dark and grim. ‘This woman is indeed extraordinary. She managed to silence everyone on the street not only because of her appearance and temperament but also because of her aura. Fortunately, I’m protected by the defective metal pieces, otherwise, I would have been affected as well. The aura is similar, but at the same time not entirely the same, as a soul attack since it’s not offensive. It only affects others’ consciousness, leaving them in a muddled state.’
After a while, Duan Ling Tian changed his direction. He heaved a sigh of relief, no longer as tense as before. The purple-clad woman gave him a sense of danger. He knew he was no match for the woman at this moment.
At this moment, the conversation between two passersby entered Duan Ling Tian’s ears.
“Did you hear? A Captain of the Black Dragon Army is dead…”
“I heard about it. It’s said that the captain died in a terrain south of Bloody Specter City. Rumor has it that he accidentally entered a ‘Little Word’ that has been classified as a forbidden area.”
“Today, the Black Dragon Army announced that if anyone is able to locate and return the identity token of the captain, that person would assume the position of captain!”