Transcending the Nine Heavens - Chapter 129 Loyal King of Hell Chu!
Chu Yang looked sincerely at the leader and said, “Senior, I have complete faith in the promise of a martial arts master from Jiang Hu. Therefore, I will have great expectations… In fact, I will change my future plans because of this. However, this is Bu Tian Pavilion’s secret and because it has to do with the conflict between both countries, I sincerely hope that you will keep this a secret.”
The leader then turned his head to another individual and nodded, looking somewhat satisfied with the answer that Chu Yang had given.
This is consistent with Mo Cheng Yu’s character. To reciprocate whether it be kindness or revenge. This was truly an annoying characteristic…
“King of Hell Chu, you seem like an honest person…” The leader said with a sombre expression. “However, I am afraid that the martial arts master will not be able to do anything for you…”
“Why?” Chu Yang smiled, “That person seemed like a morally upright person who would definitely keep his promise; for a person like that, his word is most important to him…”
“Haha… Why?” All fourteen people in black broke out in laughter; one of them even mocked, “This is because the person you are talking about will soon die at the hands of our leader! How will a dead person be able to show gratitude?”
“Huh?” There was a look of shock in Chu Yang’s eyes; he stammered, “This… this…”
“Where did they go?” The leader growled in anger.
“This, this lowly official doesn’t know…” King of Hell Chu seemed to be immersed in his great loss, and pleaded, “Senior, can you be lenient… with that man? He seemed like such a good person… it would be a waste if he dies.” King of Hell Chu sighed.
“Such a decision is not up to a lowly official like you to decide!” The leader glared at him sternly, his expression cold as ice. Chu Yang perfectly timed his reaction and shuddered. He then made a show of trying to regain his composure…
The King level masters in black looked at each other; there was a faint hint of lip movement as they seemed to be discussing something.
Although the people of the Hei Mo clan were from the Middle Three Heavens, they did not need to make trouble with a lower kingdom. It was now clear to them that the people they were hunting and no more information with regards to them could be obtained here, they would simply leave…
Chu Yang looked anxious; he wanted to say something but did not dare…
“Do you have something else to say?” The leader noticed Chu Yang’s reaction.
“It is… This lowly official dare not say it…” Chu Yang stammered, “All of you seniors are very powerful… Our Iron Cloud is in a great crisis… It’s bold, but I would like to ask…!”
King of Hell Chu’s eyes became filled with righteousness and heroism; with a willingness to risk everything, he stood up and bowed as he said loudly, “If I may boldly ask… Would you be able to help our Iron Cloud? The six hundred million people in it will forever be indebted to you!”
“Bold? You are really bold!” The leader in black almost laughed, “You saved our enemy and helped him escape. The fact that we haven’t killed you is already merciful enough. Yet you want to recruit us?”
The leader’s words made all of the Hei Mo masters burst into laughter.
They looked at King of Hell Chu with mockery; it was incredible.
Chu Yang remained silent for a moment and then said seriously, “What you have said is not accurate… When this lowly official saved those people, I did not know about the grudge between both groups. Plus, even if I knew…”
“What would you do if you knew?” The leader asked coldly.
Chu Yang took a deep breath and said loudly, “If I knew, for the hope of being able to recruit him to help our Iron Cloud, I would still save him! Even if it is just for a promise!”
True words with a powerful air! Chu Yang looked straight at this leader, surprisingly uncompromising!
All of the people in black were stunned as he said those words! Although Minister Chu was an ordinary person without the knowledge of martial arts or even the ability to practice… Up to this point, he had unexpectedly shown himself to be noble and patriotic!
Chu Yang had shown his courage and earned the admiration of others!
The leader icily stared at Chu Yang for a long time; before he finally sighed and said, “Good for Minister Chu! Good for King of Hell Chu!”
His voice even carried a tone of honour and recognition.
He immediately shook his sleeves and stood up. He then said casually, “When I came here today, I had planned to level Bu Tian Pavilion to the ground if I was not able to find the person I wanted! Yet… haha, you are worthy of being called the King of Hell Chu!”
“I will spare your life today!”
“Let’s go!” He ordered. Thirteen people in black simultaneously stood up and went outside. No one said anything else; they were given an order and as such, no one dared to protest. Moreover, the courage and fortitude that Chu Yang had demonstrated had greatly impressed these ruthless killers!
A scholar who could not even tie up a chicken managed to remain calm and speak with their leader who bared down on him. Such calmness was more than sufficient to touch the hearts of people.
Moreover, Minister Chu had shown himself to be chivalrous and loyal to his country and his people. Such an admirable characteristic was valued anywhere!
Even evil people respected a hero!
What was more, they recognised that he acted out of ignorance and it was but a simple misunderstanding!
The leader of the group was the last one to leave. He walked lightly to the door and turned his head before he exited it. The cruel gaze had an unexpected hint of warmth as he looked at Chu Yang and said, “It is too bad that you do not know any martial arts. However, if Iron Cloud Nation falls, would you be willing to join our clan?”
Chu Yang hesitated; he could not believe that his performance had put him in the good graces of Mo Qing Wu’s greatest enemy!
“This lowly official is of Iron Cloud; even in death, I will be a ghost of Iron Cloud. If this nation falls, I am sure that I would have turned into ashes and dust before then! This lowly official will be satisfied with just having to write this act of kindness down in my heart…” Chu Yang said heroically.
Chu Yang had spoken what he truly felt… He knew that if Iron Cloud were to fall, it was equivalent to Chu Yang’s mission in inverting fate failing. It was also likely at that point that his master, brother, and Qing Wu would not be lucky enough to survive…
If that was the case, there was no point in Chu Yang living any longer…
“Good man! Pity! Pity!” The leader repeated the phrase pity twice before gently flew away; his figure flashed in the night sky and disappeared.
A faint voice was heard, “Carefully search other locations in Iron Cloud; with his serious injuries, it is likely that he could not have gotten far…”
After they left, another shadow on the roof of the great hall flashed and disappeared…
Even the two Hei Mo clan King level masters did not notice when this person had come…
They finally left! It was not until now that Chu Yang finally relaxed and plopped on the floor; his whole body was devoid of strength… After today, the danger that the Hei Mo clan posed to Qing Wu had been perhaps partly reduced?
Earlier when he had been answering their questions, he had used all of his strength. Now they had left and he was finally able to relax, his entire body was filled with exhaustion!
The aura of that leader was not easy to handle.
Chu Yang took a deep breath and tried to regulate what little energy that was left in his dantian. After a long time, he was able to feel the energy from his dantian slowly move…
He controlled his consciousness and moved the energy for three cycles before there was a sudden bang. An influx of energy from his meridians went into his dantian and joined with Nine Tribulations Sword. After that, the Seven Shades cold energy that Nine Tribulations Sword absorbed from before gushed out and began to wrap around all of the other energy…
Pure energy flooded his meridians; the massive force broke through his bottleneck, like a thousand-mile wide tornado. That bottleneck was an old dam that could no longer hold against such a force… almost immediately, pure energy broke through the blockade! It then surged and swept through the meridians of his entire body!
Chu Yang had been stuck at a bottleneck for a long time and was not able to breakthrough. However, the blockade had now been broken through without any difficulty!
He could not help but rejoice internally. He closed his eyes and directed the flow of energy in his body through the barriers. At the same time, he let his mind sink into the sea of consciousness, and combined the Gentle Force of Water that he finally comprehended with this surging energy…
Within moments, Chu Yang immediately entered the enlightened state.
Earlier he had already used up all of his energy and mental strength to fight the pressure bored down by the two King level masters and twelve Revered Martial warriors. In addition, he had to control his mind in order to fool his opponents…
This type of tremendous pressure which bore down upon him made his mind taut like a guitar string. Even at his best state and his mind at its peak, he would not necessarily be able to handle it! However, Chu Yang had used his willpower and bodily strength to bear it!
While he did not show any signs, he was actually at the point where his mind was about to collapse! And at that moment, his opponents suddenly departed.
Under a pressure that was many times beyond his own threshold, the bottleneck suddenly became nothing! Once he had regained his composure, he felt as though he did not need to put any effort to advance to the realm of Martial Artist!
Chu Yang had been stuck at this bottleneck for a few days. Therefore by being able to break through this barrier filled him with indescribable joy.
Since the moment Chu Yang went into the great hall, he had not bothered to lower his voice. Therefore, Wu Qian Qian, as well as Cheng Zi Ang and Chen Yu Tong, on the other side heard everything he said clearly.
The feelings of the three, however, were not the same.
Cheng Zi Ang and Chen Yu Tong were similar in general. They both knew well how terrifying those people were! The weakest one was probably not any less powerful than the two of them!
It was likely that all those people had to do was to cough forcefully and Minister Chu would have died from the shock!
However, Chu Yang did not act arrogant or meek. He spoke calmly without compromising in any way!
Who else could have done this? Others would have probably peed and pooped in their pants out of anxiety already!
And finally, the words: “This lowly official is of Iron Cloud; even in death, I will be a ghost of Iron Cloud. If this nation falls, I am sure that I would have turned into ashes and dust before then! This lowly official will be satisfied with just having to write this act of kindness down in my heart…”
They were filled with righteousness, courage, and loyalty… Even a fool would have understood this!
In the end, even the enemies who had wanted to cause trouble were conquered by Minister Chu’s righteousness! Let alone Cheng Zi Ang and Chen Yu Tong who was listening on the side.
At that moment, the two were on the verge of tears!