Chapter 811: The Third Round of the Selections
Translator: KurazyTolanzuraytor Editor: JayC
“Perhaps… She took some sort of shortcut and was able to come to before me. How old is she? It’s impossible for her strength to surpass mine!” Ye Ling consoled herself ceaselessly, as she wouldn’t believe that she could be surpassed by a woman that was younger than her.
As the strongest expert in the younger generation of the Darqing Dynasty, she had her own pride!
“Tian Wu, Ye Ling seems to be extremely unconvinced of your strength.” Duan Ling Tian smiled.
Feng Tian Wu glanced indifferently at Ye Ling and paid no further attention to her. A woman that was 10 years older than her wasn’t worthy of being compared with her.
After the Darqing Dynasty’s Ye Ling who was the ninth, the tenth person came out as well.
The Dartang Dynasty’s Li Ji.
Li Ji was a handsome young man around the age of 35, and he was also the Eleventh Prince of the Dartang Dynasty.
Up until now, the possessors of the top 10 number tokens had appeared.
The possessor of token number 1, Duan Ling Tian, from the Darkhan Dynasty.
The possessor of token number 2, Zi Shang, from the Darkhan Dynasty.
The possessor of token number 3, Qi Feng, from the Darqi Dynasty.
The possessor of token number 4, Qin Kong, from the Darqin Dynasty.
The possessor of token number 5, Ta Mu, from the Daryuan Dynasty.
The possessor of token number 6, Lu Yong, from the Darming Dynasty.
The possessor of token number 7, Feng Tian Wu, from the Darkhan Dynasty.
The possessor of token number 8, Ou Chen, from the Darchu Dynasty.
The possessor of token number 9, Ye Ling, from the Darqing Dynasty.
The possessor of token number 10, Li Ji, from the Dartang Dynasty.
“Amongst the possessors of the top 10 number tokens, there are three that are from the Darkhan Dynasty!”
“The Darkhan Dynasty is really in the limelight this time.”
The representatives of the various Dynasties sighed emotionally.
Of course, the expressions of the representatives of two Dynasties were ominous because none of the younger generation recommended by their Dynasty had obtained one of the top 10 number tokens.
Presently, the owners of the top ten number tokens had made an appearance, and the owners of the remaining 40 command tokens made an appearance along with this.
Numerous figures soared up from the exit of the Illusory Crypt and appeared in the sky above the combat arena in the blink of an eye.
These people included Su Li, Long Yun, and Zhang Shou Yong, and they returned successively to the side of Duan Ling Tian’s group.
“There’re really numerous experts concealed amongst the young geniuses of the various Dynasties that’re participating in the Martial Competition of the Ten Dynasties this time.” Su Li sighed.
Su Li obtained the command token number 12, whereas Long Yun obtained token number 19.
To Duan Ling Tian’s shock, Zhang Shou Yong had actually obtained token number 15.
For a time, his Spiritual Force stretched out with the desire of detecting Zhang Shou Yong’s strength, and he noticed an inkling from the outcome as expected.
Zhang Shou Yong had already broken through to the second level of the Void Interpretation Stage.
“Congratulations, Big Brother Zhang.” Duan Ling Tian smiled light as he looked at Zhang Shou Yong and congratulated.
“Brother Ling Tian, I really can’t hide it from you.” Zhang Shou Yong laughed bitterly. Besides being shocked by Duan Ling Tian’s ability to see through his cultivation, he wasn’t surprised.
As far as he was concerned, no matter what sort of miracle occurred, so long as it occurred on Duan Ling Tian, it couldn’t be considered to be a miracle.
“Big Brother Zhang has broken through?” Feng Tian Wu’s eyes lit up, and then he congratulated Zhang Shou Yong.
“Young Miss Tian Wu, you came out before us… What number is the token you obtained?” Su Li looked at Feng Tian Wu and asked with slight anticipation.
“What?!” Zhang Shou Yong was already surprised when he saw Feng Tian Wu had come out previously, yet he only thought that Feng Tian Wu had come out before him.
Now when Su Li asked this, he realized that Feng Tian Wu had come out before Su Li.
Su Li had obtained the number 12 token, and in other words, the number token Feng Tian Wu obtained was either the number 11 token or one of the top 10.
“Hmph! Tian Wu is much better than you.” Sword 13 was obviously dissatisfied that Su Li had only obtained the number 12 token, and he intended to strike a blow to Su Li. “Tian Wu obtained the number 7 command token.”
Number 7 command token?
Su Li was instantly petrified when Sword 13 said this, whereas Zhang Shou Yong and Long Yun were dumbstruck as well.
“Stinking kid, you’re at the bottom this time… Looks like I have to use special methods to properly temper you once we return to the sect.” Saber 5 looked at Long Yun as he spoke while gnashing his teeth.
Long Yun’s expression went slightly pale when he heard this.
“Duan Ling Tian, what number is your token?” After Su Li returned to his senses and laughed bitterly, he couldn’t help but ask Duan Ling Tian, as if he wanted to find an equilibrium from Duan Ling Tian.
If even Duan Ling Tian was inferior to Feng Tian Wu, then he could rebuke his master.
But unfortunately, he was bound to be disappointed.
“Number 1.” Duan Ling Tian smiled lightly.
For a time, Su Li was petrified once more, whereas Zhang Shou Yong, who’d just returned to his senses, couldn’t help but cough and was choked by his own saliva.
Long Yun’s face sank slightly, as he never imagined that Duan Ling Tian would actually have obtained the number 1 token, and this also indicated that Duan Ling Tian was the first to have come out from the Illusory Crypt.
“Duan Ling Tian, since you’re the first to come out… Do you know who’re the other eight people besides Tian Wu that obtained the top 10 number tokens?” Su Li asked.
In next to no time, Su Li found out about the other eight people that obtained the top 10 number tokens from Duan Ling Tian.
He wasn’t surprised that Zi Shang obtained the number 2 token.
He’d witnessed Zi Shang’s secret technique in the past, and it was extremely formidable.
At that time, Zi Shang was only at the ninth level of the Void Initiation Stage, yet his strength had instantly risen to the fourth level of the Void Interpretation Stage once he executed the secret technique.
Presently, Zi Shang had most likely broken through to the Void Interpretation Stage just like him, and once Zi Shang executed the secret technique, his strength would at least be at the fifth level of the Void Interpretation Stage.
“Looks like only you can counter Zi Shang during this Martial Competition of the Ten Dynasties.” Su Li sighed.
“Zi Shang!” Duan Ling Tian’s eyes flickered with cold lights as he’d already decided that he would challenge Zi Shang during the fourth round of the selections.
Unless Zi Shang took the initiative to admit defeat, otherwise, he would surely make Zi Shang die a graveless death!
Along with the passage of time, the sky gradually dimmed down, and night arrived on time.
All 50 young geniuses of the ten Dynasties had finally come out, and each of the 50 number tokens had an owner.
“The third round of the selections will be held tomorrow at dawn… At that time, the top 10 of the martial competition will be decided on!” Ning Can announced before leaving with Feng Wei.
Zi Shang and Lu Yong followed after them.
“Zi Shang…” Su Li and Zhang Shou Yong couldn’t help but be stunned when they saw this scene.
“Zi Shang has already been taken as a personal disciple by Ning Can,” said Duan Ling Tian.
Su Li and Zhang Shou Yong came to a sudden understanding.
“I truly never imagined that the number 1 token would actually be obtained by Darkhan Dynasty’s Duan Ling Tian!”
“His luck is really good.”
“It’s surely luck!”
Many young geniuses from the other Dynasties discussed animatedly, and they obviously didn’t think that Duan Ling Tian relied on his own strength to obtain the number 1 token.
Duan Ling Tian couldn’t be bothered to pay attention to all this.
During the third round of the selections tomorrow, he would use his actions to prove his strength and make all these people shut their mouths!
The biggest winner today was none other than the Darkhan Dynasty.
The Darkhan Dynasty occupied three of the top 10 number tokens, and it caused the other Dynasties to only be able to feel envy and jealousy.
The smile on the Darkhan Dynasty’s Emperor’s face had never disappeared, and at this moment, he seemed to have already completely forgotten the death of his own son and nephew.
“Let’s go back!” Duan Ling Tian’s group quickly left the combat arena and returned to their own pavilions.
“It’s still slightly lacking.” Duan Ling Tian sat cross-legged on the bed and cultivated for some time, and he couldn’t help but sigh when he noticed his cultivation wasn’t advancing in the slightest.
Even though his cultivation had the formidable medicinal strength of the Rebirth Pill to urge it on, yet it was still slightly lacking from breaking through to the third level of the Void Interpretation Stage.
Meanwhile, Duan Ling Tian knew that he shouldn’t continue persisting in advancing his cultivation, because even if he continued persisting, it would be difficult for his cultivation that had fallen into a bottleneck to advance.
Presently, he seemed to have entered into an impasse, and if he wanted to pass through it, it required him to first calm down before he would be able to think of a way.
After getting off his bed, Duan Ling Tian stood outside the Narcissus Pavilion and cultivated the high grade Heaven Rank martial skill, Nine Dragon’s Radiant Flash, while holding onto a Wind Concept Fragment and continuing is comprehension of Wind Dao Insight.
The more proficient he became in the Nine Dragon’s Radiant Flash, the most it would be as if he was commanding his own arm, and even the third divine dragon was almost condensed fully into form. Once it condensed into form, then the martial skill would be considered to have stepped into the Initial Stage.
As for Wind Concept.
“I’ve only comprehended second level Intermediate Wind Concept today, so it’s impossible to obtain another increase in a short period of time…” Duan Ling Tian muttered to himself.
A night quickly passed by, and dawn of the next day arrived in the blink of an eye.
The morning sun had just arisen in the horizon when Duan Ling Tian had already walked out of his room to gather with Feng Tian Wu, who’d just left her room as well, and then they soared up into the sky.
Feng Wu Dao was standing in the sky and waiting for them.
After the representatives and young geniuses of the various Dynasty gather in the sky above the combat arena, the Skywolf Fort’s Vice Fort Masters Ning Can and Feng Wei made an appearance successively, and behind them were Zi Shang and Lu Yong that followed like shadows.
“The third round of the selections in the Martial Competition of the Ten Dynasties will be held today… The rules of the third round of the selections is just like it was said before the second round of the selections began yesterday. The challenging starts from the possessor of the number 1 token, yet the possessors of the number 2 to 10 command tokens can’t be challenged!” Ning Can continued. “The third round of the selections has no restrictions towards taking the life of your opponent! One may voice out an admission of defeat, and no one is allowed to continue attacking someone that has admitted defeat.”
The hearts of all the young geniuses constricted, and then they nodded successively.
“Now, the possessor of the number 1 token can enter the arena and issue a challenge! Besides the possessors of the number 2 to 10 tokens, you can choose any other person.” Ning Can glanced indifferently at Duan Ling Tian. Even though he wished for nothing more than to slice Duan Ling Tian into a thousand pieces, yet he knew that he couldn’t lose his composure now.
Right when the gazes of most people descended onto Duan Ling Tian, Duan Ling Tian’s figure flashed out like a ghost to arrive at the central area of the sky above the combat arena.