The Legend of the Dragon King - Chapter 697 - Return of the Dragon King
Chapter 697: Return of the Dragon King
Translator: EndlessFantasy Translation Editor: EndlessFantasy Translation
This was a simple act of utter shamelessness and a public slap in their faces!
After a brief period of silence, countless curses instantly erupted from the spectator stands. The tide of curses pressed toward Shrek Academy’s waiting area like a volcanic roar or the seas’ tidal crash.
This was the Star Luo Empire. Yuanen Yehui had treated Dai Yueyan that way, and then there was the provocation from the food type tool soul master. This was simply unbearable.
On the platform, even the face of Dai Tianling, Star Luo Empire’s emperors face turned sour. However, he must display ample magnanimity at such moments as the emperor. After all, their captain had also been gravely wounded in the previous match on Shrek Academy’s side. Now, when the other party exacted their revenge, was this not something normal?
Tang Bingyao was also watching today’s match on the platform. At that moment, he said to Dai Tianling with an apologetic expression, “Your Majesty, I am truly sorry. With the intention of training these children, Shrek Academy did not assign any teachers to guide them throughout this competition. They had been acting on compulsion, I apologize to you on their behalf.”
Dai Tianling felt an urge to slap his smiling face. Was this an apology? This was them rejoicing in their misfortune. The fact of having no teachers guiding them was just an excuse, and he did not have a shred of apology in his tone.
“It’s alright, this is also a type of strategy.” The Star Luo Empire’s emperor would never voice his own emotions.
Long Yue stood on the competition stage and did not go down. He raised his right hand and pointed coldly toward the people from Shrek Academy in the waiting area. Then, he curled his finger.
They’re yielding? You can yield for one match, but can you yield every single match?’
Gu Yue said to her companions, in a low voice with a calm expression, “Lizhi, we are still sending you up. Xiaoyan, you follow him, just keep yielding.”
It was two against two! It was too difficult for them if they wanted to defeat Long Yue and Dai Yun’er. According to Gu Yue’s strategy, she had never intended to fight against Long Yue during the two versus two from the very start. The final team battle was the crucial moment that would decide the outcome of this competition.
“Okay!” Xu Xiaoyan stood up. She smiled beautifully and said, “I love acting the most!”
Xu Lizhi smiled foolishly. “I’ll go up and eat another bun. Xiaoyan, do you want one?”
Xu Xiaoyan continued naturally and gracefully, “Why not? Give me one when we’re up there later.”
As they conversed, the two of them made their way outside.
At that moment, an enthusiastic voice sounded, “Why do we have to yield? Who says that we’ll definitely lose?”
When they heard these words, the group were astonished at first but shortly after, the expression of disbelief simultaneously appeared on everyone’s faces.
Gu Yue teleported on the spot, bringing with her a flash of silver light before she abruptly turned around.
The others jumped from their respective seats as fast as they could manage.
He wore a dark green school uniform, and his hands were in his pockets. He smiled happily as he looked at his companions, blinking his big eyes at them as his long eyelashes twinkled. His face had a smile that was as warm as the glow of the sun.
“Is that… contestant Tang Wulin?” On the platform, Fang’er’s voice seemed to have been raised an octave higher in an instant, “Shrek Academy’s contestant Tang Wulin has returned?”
Yes, he has returned!
“Captain!” Xie Xie’s swiftly rushed toward Tang Wulin and gave him a big hug.
Xu Xiaoyan also rushed over quickly. “Captain, you’re alright. This is wonderful, truly wonderful!”
Although Ye Xinglan pressed her lips together, her gaze was no longer calm. Her eyes shone brightly as if a dazzling sword’s tint was flickering.
Yue Zhengyu and Yuanen Yehui locked eyes and smiled at each other. They tightened their fists at the same time.
Xu Lizhi chuckled. “These few days when you’re not around, I’ve been eating less. I’ve even lost weight.”
Tang Wulin patted Xie Xie’s back. “Relax everyone, I am alright. Let’s finish this battle, then we’ll talk more.”
His gaze was directed towards Gu Yue at that moment.
Gu Yue’s gaze had remained steady. Watery mist enshrouded her eyes. She told herself continually to calm down. However, she still could not control her emotions.
Tang Wulin smiled at her. “I’m back.”
Gu Yue drew a deep breath and calmed herself. “You’re back, I’m returning the post of captain to you. You’ll call the shots for the upcoming matches.”
Tang Wulin took two steps forward. He raised his hand and grabbed Gu Yue’s shoulder, “For the paired match, let us be the ones to fight.”
Gu Yue was stunned. “You can fight?”
Tang Wulin’s eyes lit up suddenly. A vigorous aura suddenly burst forth from his body. The thick bloodline wave seemed to have substance, “Of course I can!”
On the competition stage, Long Yue was looking in their direction. His expression was grim, “how has Tang Wulin healed so swiftly?”
Dai Yun’er had already made her way up onto the competition stage. Her gaze was fixed on Tang Wulin. Her eyes were slightly dazed. ‘He’s alright, he’s alright! He’s come back!’
For some unknown reason, when she saw Tang Wulin, there was a feeling of relief from the heavy burden on her heart.
He had finally returned!
Gu Yue glanced at Tang Wulin beside her, the watery mist in her eyes dispersed. In its place was a determined and stubborn stare. A formless imposing manner burst forth from her body. It complemented the aura released from Tang Wulin’s body, and the two auras augmented each other. Although they were far away from the competition stage, Long Yue could still feel it plainly. His expression turned grim.
“Contestant Tang Wulin has returned, have his wounds healed already? Judging by his looks, he seems to intend to represent Shrek Academy’s squadron in the paired battle? The person fighting alongside him… I’ve checked the name list, and it should be their contestant Gu Yue. Before this, she had only participated in the paired competition. Her martial soul seemed to be a certain element but because she hasn’t used it much, we have very limited information on her. The opponents they’ll be facing are contestants Long Yue, and Her Highness, princess Dai Yun’er. Although this two versus two match cannot determine the final outcome of the competition, it can still decide which contestant will be able to proceed to the final team battle round with an advantage. Let us wait eagerly. I hope that Shrek Academy’s side will not choose to surrender again. If that were to happen, it would deal a great blow to their morale.”
Within Fang’er’s series of commentary, her voice was noticeably filled with surprise.
Obviously, before Tang Wulin’s return, the ones who were supposed to fight in the duo match were not him and Gu Yue. Instead, they were supposed to be Xu Lizhi and Xu Xiaoyan who already stood up. Due to the fact that Xu Lizhi was a food type tool soul master, their intention to forfeit the match was as clear as daylight. They would surrender in the two-against-two, and then give it everything in the final team battle. Although Fang’er still thought that they did not stand a chance, it was truly the best choice they could have made, as their odds would be relatively higher. However, now that Tang Wulin has returned, everything seemed different now.
Tang Wulin and Gu Yue walked shoulder to shoulder, toward the competition stage. He whispered something in Gu Yue’s ear and he nodded in return. Her gaze was no longer dry. Instead, it had a fighting determination that she had never expressed before.
The two of them waited to go up the competition stage. Gu Yue’s black hair was neatly tied into a ponytail behind her head. A faint smile emerged on Tang Wulin’s handsome face. He seemed to no longer mind about being gravely injured by Long Yue in their last battle.
“Brother Long, so we meet again.” Tang Wulin waved at Long Yue.
“The outcome will not change. I see you’ve recovered quickly,” Long Yue said coldly
Tang Wulin smiled subtly. “That’s the only virtue I have, I’m the cockroach you can’t get rid of. Brother Long, you won’t have your way today.”
Long Yue’s expression froze. What did he mean? Dai Yun’er beside him looked at Tang Wulin, then she looked at Long Yue. This unruly princess had for once, kept her mouth shut. She realized that she was not, even slightly, interested in the outcome of this match.
“Both sides, get ready. The two-against-two paired competition begins in five, four, three, two, one, start!”
The referee looked at both sides, then he announced the commencement of the match.
On the platform, the leader of Douluo Continent’s diplomatic corps, Tang Bingyao, straightened his back instinctively. Tang Wulin has returned, this was certainly a good thing. However, could he defeat Long Yue? Whether they win or lose, it would not be regarded that Shrek Academy had truly lost. Nevertheless, they could produce a miracle…
Dai Tianling’s current expression was a peculiar one. The other day, he had personally witnessed the degree of injuries Long Yue had inflicted upon Tang Wulin. This had happened in just ten days! Has he recovered already? Has he recovered appropriately?
On the competition stage
The moment the referee announced that the match had started, Tang Wulin took great strides and charged in Long Yue’s direction. He seemed to be unaffected by the loss in his previous match. As he charged, his body glimmered with golden light as golden soul rings rose from under his feet.
Long Yue’s eyes immediately bulged.
One, two, three, three rings? The number of golden soul rings on his body had increased to three! In the short span of ten days, not only did he recuperate, but he had obtained a third soul ring as well.