Long Live Summons! - Chapter 774.1
~ Ling Yun Country Capital ~
When Yue Yang arrived at the country’s capital he found out that; Lord Ling Yun, City Lord Tu Hai, consul Xiang Wen, Eighth Prince Wu Hai of the Golden Crow Tribe, and Grey Sparrow Beauty had all been waiting anxiously for him. On the other hand, Fatty Hai, Ye Kong, and Yue Yang’s other companions were very calm. They did not show any excitement at all when Yue Yang finally appeared, unlike Lord Ling Yun and the others who could barely contain their joy.
They knew that Yue Yang would not get into trouble, not by this kind of explosion anyway. Back when that old lady, Navagraha Queen, summoned [Shooting Star], almost destroying the entire fifth floor with her meteor strike, Yue Yang and Zhi Zun had been able to successfully take it down.
When comparing the explosion of the Forbidden Light Star, which was contained within a fixed area, to that of [Shooting Star], although the explosive power was comparable, the overall danger was just so much lower…
Ye Kong and Fatty Hai didn’t know that, in fact, [Shooting Star] had not been stopped by Zhi Zun and Yue Yang. Unknowingly, they had heaped the credit for this act on both of them.
“Third Young Master, how did you escape from the explosion of the Forbidden Light Star?” Although it might seem rude to immediately greet Yue Yang with this question, City Lord Tu Hai was unable to curb his curiosity.
Not to mention the ten Heaven Rank, Level 5, or higher leaders, to survive just the siege of nearly a hundred Dark Realm Heaven Rankers was already enough of a grand feat. The strength of a single one of them was already considerable. Once they joined forces to attack, they could simply destroy the heavens and the earth. Yet, Third Young Master was able to return unharmed, even from the explosion of the Forbidden Light Star which had a very wide area of effect. Among the experts of Heaven Realm, how many of them had the ability to pull this off?
Although Tu Hai had not yet heard Yue Yang’s answer, in his heart, he already felt that this mysterious Third Young Master was inscrutable.
Rizhao City had been destroyed.
His task of defending against the invasion from Tong Tian Tower had ended together with it, yet he had received no merit whatsoever.
Strictly speaking, he could even be suspected of dereliction of duty. Since Old Chess Master had died, and Rizhao City, as well as all of the invading Dark Realm fallen warriors, had perished in the explosion, he was left with no one and no evidence to back up his story. How was he going to prove that the fallen Dark Realm Heaven Rank warriors had appeared? He was literally at a loss on how to explain this matter.
The Central Palace Hall would surely want to cover up this matter. Then, at a later time, they would most likely find an excuse to settle the bill.
If he did not immediately find a powerful backer for himself, there was a high possibility that the Central Palace Hall would make him the scapegoat for the entire matter. Based on his strength alone, protecting himself was practically impossible.
If Third Young Master was willing to accept him, allowing him to become one of his followers, he might still be able to escape intact from the investigation of the Central Palace Hall.
Right now, the only problem that remained was that he was unsure whether Third Young Master would be willing to accept him as a subordinate and welcome him into his group. Even if it was just supporting him in secret, he would be satisfied.
“Actually, those fallen Dark Realm warriors did not attack with all their might, and they all escaped right before the Forbidden Light Star exploded.” Of course, Yue Yang was not willing to share the whole truth with them. He did not reveal the conspiracy which he had overheard earlier regarding the fact that this entire matter had been orchestrated by the Central Palace Hall themselves. Lord Ling Yun and City Lord Tu Hai might be considered powerhouses and important people in this place but compared to the entirety of Heaven Realm they were weak and useless shrimps.
“It is good that Third Young Master is unhurt.” Nonetheless, Lord Ling Yun was shocked in his heart. Based on the calm tone Yue Yang had used to narrate what happened after they had fled the battlefield, it became obvious that he had not needed to exert his utmost strength.
If he had gone all out, he was afraid that even if all of the fallen warriors from the Dark Realm had fought him with everything they had, they would still have been unable to keep him there…
Such a powerful Third Young Master most likely came from ‘that’ place.
If only he could strengthen his relationship with Third Young Master, his position in Heaven Realm would definitely rise in the future… Right now, the only thing that troubled him was how to befriend Third Young Master? The other side had no shortage of possessions. As for beauties, he even had a golden elf by his side. In regards to power and authority, Lord Ling Yun was unable to offer what Third Young Master needed. So, exactly how was he supposed to befriend Third Young Master? He had to act today. Otherwise, once Eighth Prince of the Golden Crow Tribe invited him to visit and became their guest, there would no longer be any opportunities left for him to do so.
Lord Ling Yun suddenly remembered something he had mentioned to Yue Yang earlier, which made him secretly happy in his heart. He tentatively asked, “Third Young Master, about the matter of Rizhao City, both Tu Hai and I must apologize to Third Young Master. Although it was beyond our control, what happened was admittedly still due to a lack of oversight in our hospitality. Furthermore, in the ensuing battle, we even had to rely on Third Young Master to force open a path for us to escape, as well as act as our vanguard, all of which has made us feel even more ashamed. In order to make up for these mistakes, I am willing to be a guide and lead the way to the Mysterious Snowy Plains, so Third Young Master can search for the legendary ancient ruins. I wonder if Third Young Master is interested?”
“That’s not a bad idea.” Yue Yang naturally would not refuse Lord Ling Yun’s offer. If he went there on his own, it would be difficult for him to even get in the vicinity of those ancient ruins. With Lord Ling Yun’s company and guidance, it would definitely ease the difficulty of the expedition.
Yue Yang turned around to look towards Eighth Prince Wu Hai of the Golden Crow Tribe and his beloved concubine, Grey Sparrow Beauty.
Eighth Prince Wu Hai bowed with sincerity to Yue Yang before stating apologetically, “The birth of our babies is imminent Third Young Master, so please forgive me but I will not be able to accompany you on this journey. I will be escorting Que’er back to Tang Valley. Once our babies are born, if there is any news from Third Young Master, even if it is a journey of hundreds of millions of miles, I will come right away.
After experiencing so much, even this brief amount of time together was enough for the Eighth Prince Wu Hai to identify Yue Yang as a friend. If he had not been anxiously awaiting news of Yue Yang’s return, he would have left with his concubine to return to Tang Valley a long time ago.
“Eighth Prince, let us get together again when we have the time. Life is long, how could there not be a chance of us meeting once more?” Yue Yang had wanted to enter the tribe of the Eastern Demons but it was not necessary to rush it. If he pushed too hard right now, it might unnecessarily arouse suspicions.
“Excellent!” Eighth Prince Wu Hai bowed once again, then bid farewell to Lord Ling Yun and the others.