Chapter 926: The Growing Celestial Sect of Wonders
Translator: Sparrow Translations Editor: Sparrow Translations
Faced with the attack of the Choucheng, Wang Lin and Shi Tianhao only prepared themselves instead of retaliating.
Because of Liang Fu and the Cheng Yun Holy Man, the Luopan was temporarily affected. Hence, Wang Lin and Shi Tianhao devoted all of their attention on guarding against potential attacks, particularly attacks from the rear.
Even though they did not know that the Yu’ao Dragon King and the Zu’e Grand Sage were following them, Wang Lin and Shi Tianhao remained at high alert.
They handed the group of Choucheng to Yang Qing and the rest. Here, as there was no Undying Demon Soul stage Choucheng, Yang Qing and the rest took care of them almost effortlessly.
Yang Qing revealed his Four Appearances Yin-Yang Change’s Change of Yin in Catastrophe. With the Yin in the Yang, he was able to conjure mystical realm of Yin in Catastrophe. As numerous catastrophes came crashing down on his enemies, he walked calmly before everyone.
On the other hand, Luo Qingwu, with a smile, stood at the back of the group. Her Xuanche Sword was unaffected by the Primordial Magnet Power and hence, the jet-black, sparkling ice sword danced in her hands. It was both elegant and yet brimmed with a heart-chilling killing intent.
Li Yuanfang stood between Wang Lin and Shi Tianhao. However, he busied himself with conjuring spell formations with his hands. The Xuanshu Inverse Eight Trigram Mystic Formation was cast once again. The spell formation was mystical beyond belief as it was apt for both attack and defense. Right now, the spell formation allowed Li Yuanfang to manipulate the space through it.
Some of the Choucheng who rushed in the spell formation were unable to escape. Other Choucheng were stuck outside of the formation and found it impossible to break through.
The disciples of the Celestial Sect of Wonders remained calm and collected. They did everything according to their own pace. However, they did not forget to train the junior disciples too.
Choucheng that were allowed into the spell formations were carefully selected by Li Yuanfang. All of them were in either the Demonic Commander or the Demonic General stages. They were specially left for Han Yang, Tan Yunqing, Huang Zhenting and Zhuge Wanqiu to train.
Chu Yang followed tightly behind Yang Qing. Together, they opened the path before them. Since he had come along with the Celestial Sect of Wonders, he did not want to be a burden. Neither did he want to steal the limelight.
While he was unable to use his sword, he was still able to slay Choucheng. As they advanced forward, Chu Yang observed the performances of the Celestial Sect of Wonders.
Yang Qing behaved exceptionally. He appeared to have changed completely. However, Chu Yang did not know what exactly had happened.
Li Yuanfang’s and Luo Qingwu’s performances were within his expectations. However, the two of them were far from drained and hence, Chu Yang found it hard to truly assess their abilities.
However, the junior disciples of the Celestial Sect of Wonders truly amazed him. Sighing, he realized that continuity would not be an issue for the Celestial Sect of Wonders.
Xiao Yan, Zhu Yi, Wang Lin and Shi Tianhao had already entered the Immortal Soul stage. Yue Hongyan and Yang Qing had formed their nascent souls and Li Yuanfang and Luo Qingwu were about to enter the Nascent Soul stage too. Dao Yuting, Zhou Yuncong, Lin Tong, Tang Jun and Ying Luozha were all in their Aurous Core stage. Han Yang, Huang Zhenting and the rest were exceptional too. Right now, the Celestial Sect of Wonders bore strong resemblances to a Holy Ground.
Chu Yang heard that there were many exceptional third-generation disciples in the Celestial Sect of Wonders too.
In every generation, in every stage, the Celestial Sect of Wonders possessed powerful cultivators. Today, the Celestial Sect of Wonders could be said to be consolidating itself and gradually approaching perfection.
While the Celestial Sect of Wonders continued to grow rapidly, its foundations were strong too.
After Li Yuanfang and Luo Qingwu formed their Nascent Souls to the time when all eight of Lin Feng’s disciples entered the Immortal Soul stage, Zhou Yuncong, Tang Jun, Han Yang and the rest would have formed their Nascent Souls and the third-generation disciples would have entered the Aurous Core stage. By then, the entire Celestial Sect of Wonders would have been on its path to maturity.
At that time, the Celestial Sect of Wonders would have completely matured.
Normally, for a sect to approach maturity, there was no specific timeline or any particular goal that they must attain. However, there had been any sect like the Celestial Sect of Wonders which went from nothing to the status of a Holy Ground in fewer than 10 years.
Even the Great Thunderclap Temple that Emperor Ru founded after he had abdicated, or the universally-recognized star of the Divine Lands, the Heaven’s Gate, did not take such a short time to reach this stage.
The only sect that was faster was probably the Great Void Sect. However, the Great Void Holy Man already established a complete system for its disciples with a clear, succession plan since the Primordial Age. They only called themselves a sect after they moved to Mount Baiyun.
The rise of the Celestial Sect of Wonders was a miracle in the history of the entire Grand Celestial World.
According to what Chu Yang saw, the quality of disciples such as Han Yang, Tan Yunqing and the rest could be said to be exceptional.
Faced with Demonic Commander stage and Demonic General stage Choucheng that Li Yuanfang had let it, the four of them did not panic. They went up and received them calmly.
As he grew older, Huang Zhenting’s matured quite a fair bit. However, he was still the most excitable one amongst the four of them. He rushed to the front and as two Demonic General stage Choucheng rushed up to attack him, he sent them flying with two kicks without even looking.
His gaze was fixed on a Demonic Commander stage Choucheng. He ran up to the Choucheng and with each step, thunderous light flashed on his body as countless bolts of electricity crackled off his body and enveloped him completely.
With each step he took, his footsteps became louder and louder. Finally, his footsteps sounded as loud as thunder, sending chills down his enemy’s spine.
His originally large frame was covered with a greenish-purple thunder. Right now, he looked like a giant and was not much smaller than the Demonic Commander stage Choucheng.
Huang Zhenting was using the secret spell of the Wasteland Valley, the Colossal Thunderous Form.
This attack was something Shi Tianhao came up with after he established the Wasteland Valley to teach his True Understanding of the Tempest. Not only could it be used to cultivate one’s body, it was also a powerful martial-type spell.
Its counterpart was the Nine Heavens Holy Gale Form. The Colossal Thunderous Form bristled with the unbridled power of thunder while the Nine Heavens Holy Gale Form was as fast as a heavenly gale. Disciple of the Wasteland Valley could choose to cultivate either one after they had established a good foundation.
Just like Wang Lin’s Forest Abode’s Extreme Finger of Styx, which could be said to be a simplified version of his own Celestial Finger of Styx’s Finger of Destruction, the Colossal Thunderous Form and the Nine Heavens Holy Gale Form were simplifications of Shi Tianhao’s Heaven-Shaking Thunderstorm.
While they were not as powerful as his Heaven-Shaking Thunderstorm, they still exceptional attacks and easier to cultivate than it.
If a disciple could master both the Colossal Thunderous Form and the Nine Heavens Holy Gale, then he would be able to cultivate Shi Tianhao’s Heaven-Shaking Thunderstorm.
Huang Zhenting was the most powerful cultivator of the Wasteland Valley. His Colossal Thunderous Form was well-cultivated and he knew the Nine Heavens Holy Gale Form as well. Hence, he would be able to cultivate the Heaven-Shaking Thunderstorm right after he reached the Aurous Core stage.
Faced with the Demonic Commander stage Choucheng, Huang Zhenting burst out laughing. He clashed heads-on with it without any fear.
The Primordial Magnet Power there was bountiful and while it affected the rest quite significantly, only Huang Zhenting’s supernatural awareness was affected. When he revealed his Colossal Thunderous Form, the Primordial Magnet Power increased his powers just like how it increased the Choucheng’s powers.
Huang Zhenting was fully aware of this point due to his own cultivation in the Celestial Sect’s own Steel Polarity Mine.
Hence, the Choucheng that battled him had no home ground advantage.
However, the Choucheng did not fight him alone. Quickly, other Choucheng surrounded him as well. Many of them were in the Demonic Commander stage too.
Tan Yunqing said in a low voice, “We should work together to defeat the enemies as quickly as possible.”
With that, he performed a gesture and prepared to cast a spell formation.
Han Yang could not help but smiled. He went up to help Huang Zhenting. While his sword was useless, he studied under Luo Qingwu. Hence, he was not completely dependent on just a sword.
His index and middle fingers were straight and rigid like a sword. He rushed forward and tapped a Choucheng that had lunged at Huang Zhenting on the forehead and instantly, a black sword Qi shot out.
The destructive power from the sword Qi struck fear in the Demonic Commander Choucheng. he did not dare to let it touch him as he dodged to one side.
With another move, Han Yang killed another Demonic General stage Choucheng. Then, with another attack, he forced a Demonic Commander stage to retreat.
That was derived from Luo Qingwu’s Celestial Sword Manual that she had come up with after she established the Qingwu Pavilion. The move was known as the Seven Swords of the Northern Dipper. Other than that, there was also another move known as the Six Swords of the Southern Dipper.
The Northern Dipper heralded death and thus, all Seven Swords of the Northern Dipper were extremely violent and murderous. All of them had one and one purpose only, and that was to destroy. All were extremely powerful.
However, the Seven Swords of the Northern Dipper was also very taxing. Furthermore, Han Yang did not even wield a sword. He had to use his own mana to form the sword Qi, which was even more taxing.
However, Han Yang attacked very creatively. He was well-versed in Vanishing Spells too as he managed to maximize the Celestial Sect’s Eight Spells of the Heavens and Earth’s Grand Escape Spell to his advantage. Even the Demonic Commander stage Choucheng found it hard to catch him.
Attacks that must be met directly with force were left for Huang Zhenting to take care.
If the Choucheng wanted to surround Huang Zhenting to attack him, they would be threatened by Han Yang who was harassing them from all directions. With each sword of his Seven Swords of the Northern Dipper, either a Demonic General stage Choucheng would be slain or a Demonic Commander stage Choucheng would be forced to retreat.
While the two of them were from different abodes, the two of them cooperated rather well. Together, they rendered the group of Choucheng helpless and unable to retaliate, while incurring heavy casualties at the same time.
One of the Choucheng roared angrily into the sky and his third eye started to shine. A screw-shaped white light shot out!
That was the most powerful attack of the Choucheng, the Primordial Magnet Treasure Light!
The light was extremely powerful and even Huang Zhenting’s Colossal Thunderous Form, if hit, would have a hole in it!
However, once Huang Zhenting dodged, he would expose Han Yang.
At this time, a tiny chaos hole appeared before Huang Zhenting, blocking him. In the chaos hole, thunder and lightning roared. However, the thunder in it appeared different. It emitted a sense of quiet.
The most powerful thunder in the world actually gave everyone an abnormal sense of calm. It actually turned the hardest force in the world into one of the softest.
The Treasure Light of the Choucheng, upon entering the chaos hole, was dissolved by it. It could no longer do any harm.
This was another move derived from the True Understanding of the Tempest, the Thunder Pool Charm!
It was a purely defensive spell that few enemies could break through.
Behind Huang Zhenting, Zhuge Wanqiu performed incantations with her hands as she cast the Thunder Pool Charm. Once again, she helped Huang Zhenting block another Primordial Magnet Treasure Light.
The two sides traded many blows in a very short span of time. Just as Han Yang stabbed his sword Qi into one Choucheng, Tan Yunqing said in a low voice, “Eight Gate Star-Stabilizing Formation!”