Chapter 1531: Everything Changed in Three Years
Translator: EndlessFantasy Translation Editor: EndlessFantasy Translation
Since Liu Huan did not cooperate, Zhao Feng’s death became a mystery in the Moon Illumination Sect. Naturally, not many people including Bai Li Hong knew about his death.
Meanwhile, on the other side, Duan Ling Tian who was on his long journey finally saw a tiny, black dot after passing the ocean ahead of him.
The tiny, black dot did not stop enlarging as he raced toward it at full force. It then turned into an island, a vast island that was covered by a thin layer of fog which was hard to see clearly.
“Half Moon Island!” It was exactly three years since he had left Half Moon Island back then. Duan Ling Tian could not help but feel his emotions being stirred seeing Half Moon Island, his hometown, once again.
A warm smile grew on his face as soon as he thought of his two fiancees and the children in their wombs.
“Ke’er, Little Fei’er… I’m back,” Duan Ling Tian mumbled softly as he stood outside of Half Moon Island.
However, as he entered the Half Moon Island sky, Duan Ling Tian realized that something was off even before he passed through the clouds.
“What happened?” He frowned, unable to tell what was wrong at that moment. He simply thought something was off with Half Moon Island. Soon, he passed through the clouds and saw Half Moon Island in full view. His face turned gravely pale after taking a glance at the island.
Everything that he was looking at was like a giant hammer that was pounding hard on his chest. His blood essence was boiling, and it took him a while to calm himself down.
What exactly had he seen to cause him to feel that?
Half Moon Island looked like ruins now.
The original Half Moon Island was filled with lush greenery and fresh air. It was like heaven on earth.
However, the current Half Moon Island was filled with potholes with dried blood spots everywhere.
Besides that, the initial Ling Tian Sect which was located in the middle of Half Moon Island had turned into ruins too. There were even some bodies scattered in there. It was clear that the bodies had been long dead just by looking at their stage of decomposition.
“How did this happen? How did this even happen?” Duan Ling Tian felt lost. He was completely lost. He felt like his heart was hollowed, his eyes turned red without knowing when.
“Who? Who did this? Who?!” At that moment, Duan Ling Tian seemed to have lost his mind.
Apart from the two fiancees that he cared about the most, his close friends and Ling Tian Sect disciples had been there. However, the place had turned into ruins. To be exact, it had become ruins with bodies all over.
He did not dare to head down. Trembling, Duan Ling Tian flew away to take a look at the ruins which was initially the Ling Tian Sect estate.
At that very moment, he knew that he had to face it even though he was unwilling to. He had to confirm if his two fiancees and his bunch of friends were still alive.
“Master.” A familiar voice came to his ears when he was getting close to the Ling Tian Sect’s ruins while his heart beat like a bullet train. The voice was like rain in a drought when it entered Duan Ling Tian’s ears.
“Gold Thug?” He could tell that the voice belonged to Gold Thug who was the Golden Hellhound he had taken in back then.
At that moment, Gold Thug came from far away and arrived before Duan Ling Tian. His eyes turned red when he saw his master.
“Gold Thug… What exactly happened here?” Duan Ling Tian was shivering a little. He could not control his emotions at the moment at all.
“Master, please follow me.” Gold Thug brought Duan Ling Tian to the east of Half Moon Island after speaking to him. They arrived at a mountain range in the east of Half Moon Island. They came to a peaceful and remote valley in which there were cottages.
There were two silhouettes that were extremely familiar to Duan Ling Tian standing at the door of one of the cottages.
It was Feng Wu Dao and Sima Chang Feng!
Duan Ling Tian was relieved to see both of them. It was he who had initiated bringing them to Half Moon Island back then. He would not be able to forgive himself for the rest of his life if something happened to them, especially Feng Wu Dao. If anything happened to Feng Wu Dao, how was he going to tell Feng Tian Wu if they met again in the future?
“Uncle Feng, Teacher.” Duan Ling Tian disappeared from Gold Thug’s sight as he flashed and arrived before Feng Wu Dao and Sima Chang Feng.
The speed that Duan Ling Tian performed with his current cultivation base caught Feng Wu Dao and Sima Chang Feng off-guard. They only turned to look at Duan Ling Tian when they heard his voice.
They were a little emotional when they saw Duan Ling Tian.
“Kid, you’re finally back!” Feng Wu Dao took a deep breath in. He could not suppress his emotions when he saw Duan Ling Tian now although he was experienced.
Although Sima Chang Feng did not say anything, one could tell he felt emotional from the expression on his face.
“Young Master!” At the same time, a strong, middle-aged man walked out of one of the cottages. He, too, was emotional when he saw Duan Ling Tian.
“Xiong Quan!” Duan Ling Tian’s eyes lit up when he saw the strong middle-aged man, one of the giant rocks that was pressing on his heart fell away.
“Duan Ling Tian’s back?” At the same time, Duan Ling Tian saw the brothers Nangong Chen and Nangong Yi as well as Chen Shao Shuai. They were all alive.
At that moment, the giant rocks that seemed to press on Duan Ling Tian’s heart dropped away. He then looked at the two cottages that were slightly further away. The two cottages were the only ones left from which no one had yet to come out.
He was excited and anxious at the moment. Could Ke’er and Little Fei’er be in there? How about Little Black, Little White, and Little Gold? Were they in there too?
Finally, a figure came out of one of the cottages.
“Sect Leader.” It was a lady. She saw Duan Ling Tian as soon as she walked out. Her face and eyes were filled with excitement too.
“Luo Ping!” The lady who walked out was Ling Tian Sect’s Vice Sect Leader Luo Ping.
“Mrs. Sect Leader, Sect Leader has returned.” Duan Ling Tian was emotional as he watched Luo Ping walking to the cottage next door.
Ke’er and Little Fei’er were the only ones that Luo Ping called “Mrs. Sect Leader”.
At that moment, the cottage door opened while a graceful silhouette flew out of it followed by fragrance in the air. She was going straight for Duan Ling Tian’s embrace.
Without any hesitation, Duan Ling Tian opened his arms wide and welcomed his fair lady into his embrace.
“Ke’er, I’m sorry that I’m late,” Duan Ling Tian mumbled while hugging his fair lady.
“Young Master!” The fair lady in Duan Ling Tian’s embrace was one of his two fiancees, Ke’er.
Without realizing it, Ke’er’s tiny body that was shaking regained its calm and she fell asleep in Duan Ling Tian’s embrace.
“What, what…?” At that moment, the purple bird soaring high above the sky opened its eyes wide when it saw the face of Ke’er who was in Duan Ling Tian’s embrace. “Sister, she… She looks exactly like you! Is she the one you’re looking for?”
“We’ve finally found her,” Chi Mei, who was covered completely in black, mumbled. Her tone was neither happy nor sad; there was no emotion in her voice.
“Sect Leader, it’s been a long time since Mrs. Sect Leader has slept,” Luo Ping explained after letting out a sigh upon seeing Duan Ling Tian’s concern for Ke’er.
“What exactly happened?” The fondness on Duan Ling Tian’s face vanished after he adjusted Ke’er gently in his embrace so that she could rest well. The fondness was replaced by solemness and rage.
Three years ago, Half Moon Island had been a peaceful and harmonious land when he left. Three years later after he returned, it had become ruins. Everything had changed in three years.
“Let me tell you the story.” As they were looking at each other, Xiong Quan took a step forward while clenching his teeth.
Subsequently, Duan Ling Tian found out what happened as Xiong Quan narrated everything.
A middle-aged man in golden robes who called himself Di Jue arrived at Half Moon Island close to a year ago. He had attacked the powerhouses on Half Moon Island as soon as he arrived and killed two of the three Half Moon Island Masters.
Later on, Di Jue had asked them who had killed the Island Master of Half Moon Island, Di Yong.
Naturally, nobody had any idea about that.
Had Island Master Di Yong not left on his own back then? Moreover, he had handed Half Moon Island over to their Ling Tian Sect Leader, Duan Ling Tian, before he left.
Di Jue was enraged when he faced the people who seemed utterly lost. As a result of his fury, he carried out a massacre on the Half Moon Island.
That spelled doomsday for the entire Half Moon Island.
Due to his rage, Di Jue who seemed to have lost his mind turned into a golden Five-clawed Divine Dragon immediately and carried out a one-sided massacre on Half Moon Island. Most of the people on the island were killed.
Meanwhile, these few fortunate people managed to escape Half Moon Island.
“How about Little Fei’er? Little Black, Little White, and Little Gold?” Duan Ling Tian’s eyes were red and he was worried sick.
Ke’er was awoken by Duan Ling Tian who had lost control of his emotions. Out of the blue, she said while feeling upset, “I got separated from Sister Fei’er in the chaos. Little Black, Little White, and Little Gold were with her that time.” Concern was written all over her beautiful face.
“I saw them dashing out of the siege with my own eyes when we were separated. We’ve also looked around after we returned, but we didn’t find any bodies that look like theirs, so we’re sure that they’re still alive,” Feng Wu Dao said.
They were still alive? Duan Ling Tian was relieved to hear that. It was great that they were still alive.
“The rest…?” Duan Ling Tian started to ask again.
“Apart from those who weren’t on Half Moon Island back then, the rest are dead,” Luo Ping sighed while feeling upset and her eyes dimmed. “Zhang San’s dead, Li Si’s dead… Even the three Island Masters of Half Moon Island are dead.”
The rest were dead! Duan Ling Tian’s heart jolted again when he heard that.
“Di Jue… Golden Five-clawed Divine Dragon… Five-clawed Golden Dragon…” Duan Ling Tian’s eyes were cold as he snarled with the will to kill, “Di Jue of the dragon clan, I, Duan Ling Tian, will remember what you’ve done!”