- The Unparalleled Spiritual Doctor: Demon Emperor's Defiant Love
- Chapter 347 - Negotiations, splitting Yun Jiuge Up
Chapter 347: Negotiations, splitting Yun Jiuge Up
If it were any other disciple, they would probably have already surrendered. After all, Elder Mo Hua and Elder Bai Gu were making these promises for everyone in the Yin Corpse Sect to see and hear. And despite how thick the Elders’ skins were, they would not dare go back on their words.
But it was too good to be true. In reality, the two of them had used the Cognitive skill to make sure that their words remained a secret.
Apart from Yun Jiuge and Zi Shang, no one else had heard the promises made by the Elders.
But if Yun Jiuge had agreed to the terms, Elder Mo Hua and Elder Bai Gu would have immediately locked her consciousness and forced her to agree to a contract.
Naturally, Yun Jiuge would not be fooled.
She ignored the two elders’ bickering and took out the evolved Xuan Yin White Bone Monkey and scrutinized it.
The Xuan Yin White Bone Monkey had been polished to the size of an open palm. It was reminiscent of jade, but was clearly different. Its tiny, detailed bones were no longer a pale white color but instead, had turned crystal clear with a faint spiritual radiance.
The Soul Fire within its eye sockets had condensed into spiritual stones that resembled two brilliant rubies. Upon closer inspection, this entire white bone looked like an exquisite piece of art.
“From now on, you won’t need to disassemble it to keep it in the bag anymore,” Zi Shang said as he touched the head of the White Bone Monkey. It felt good on his fingertips.
The White Bone Monkey heard what was said and was about to celebrate his new-found freedom. But Zi Shang continued speaking. “Just bag it and tie it around your waist.”
“A good suggestion,” Yun Jiuge agreed. She immediately took out a red rope, wound it twice around the White Bone Monkey’s neck, and attached it to her waist. Since the White Bone Monkey was not heavy, the added weight did not affect her at all.
Angered, the White Bone Monkey started to protest but stopped itself when it caught Zi Shang’s pressuring glare. It dropped its head lifelessly and accepted its fate.
As Yun Jiuge and Zi Shang were playfully mocking the pitiful White Bone Monkey, the flames of war had already ignited in the hall of Qiu Ren Peak.
Elder Mo Hua and Elder Bai Gu have been speaking for some time but still have not heard received a response from Yun Jiuge. They decided to turn their attention to Jin Yuanwei. “Little Jin, it seems like you enjoy doing things the hard way. You refuse our toast and, as such, need to be punished.”
“My dear Elders, disciple Yun Jiu isn’t at Qiu Ren Peak. Please don’t make things difficult for me,” Jin Yuanwei said. He put on a pained expression on his face.
“You rascal! You dare lie to this old lady! What makes you think I won’t use the Soul Searching technique on you?” Elder Mo Hua scowled. She lifted her hand to focus Yin Qi into the shape of a large hand which surged forward to grab Jin Yuanwei’s head.
Jin Yuanwei instinctively cast his dark fire bone spur and blasted Elder Mo Hua’s large Yin Qi hand away.
Bad idea! Jin Yuanwei immediately realized that he had made the wrong move.
As was expected, Elder Mo Hua narrowed her eyes as she said in a dark voice, “How dare you? You have committed a grave deed by retaliating against your elders. I will school you in your master’s stead today.”
Just as her words ended, an ink-colored peony flower shot out from her Magical Bottomless Bag and sped towards Jin Yuanwei.
Even though Jin Yuanwei was a middle foundation cultivator, it was futile to fight against Elder Mo Hua. His dark fire bone spur was engulfed by her ink flower. He stood rooted to the ground, staring helplessly at the approaching ink-colored peony flower as it opened its mouth, ready to strike him down.
It was at that moment that a gust of powerful, dark, and cold wind swept past the hall outside.
Jin Yuanwei found himself being pulled away from the incoming attack. In his place stood three tall, large and formidable demon monkey Yin corpses, each with a hideous face.
“Master!” Jin Yuanwei looked at the small and slim figure in front of him. He was so emotional he felt like he was about to cry.
“Mo Hua, Bai Gu, are you bullying my disciple just because I’m not around? Did you think I would not return? Do you two take me for a dead person?” Even though Qiu Sen had the physical body of a five-year-old, his short and tiny frame radiated a petrifying aura.
Six demon monkey Yin corpses quickly surrounded Elder Bai Gu and Elder Mo Hua. Meanwhile, twenty-four bat-like bone spurs floated behind Qiu Sen, each pointing its sharp end at the two Elders. It seemed like he had them trapped.
Elder Mo Hua quickly recalled her ink flowers. “I was only joking with your disciple. Don’t take it so seriously,” she said with a smile. “To be honest, your disciple is the one at fault here. He doesn’t respect me and he dares to harbor my defected, beloved pet.”
“Stop spouting nonsense! All who dare to be presumptuous on my territory will have to pay the price with their blood.” Qiu Sen’s face showed his anger, and the demon monkey Yin corpses followed suit, revealing their mouthful of sharp white teeth.
“I already said it was a joke. If you don’t believe me, ask Bai Gu. We actually came here to discuss the matters of the Secret Realm.” Elder Mo Hua glanced at Elder Bai Gu. Before this incident, they had formed an alliance and agreed to work together. But if this guy backed out, this old lady would not let him off easy!
Elder Bai Gu silently observed Qiu Sen. When he heard Elder Mo Hua’s request, he put a big smile on his face and quickly changed the topic of the conversation. “I heard that you went to the ruins. I bet you managed to reap a lot. But it also looks like you will need to swap out a few of your demon corpses.”
“It’s none of your business,” Qiu Sen coldly replied.
It seemed like Elder Bai Gu had discovered a flaw. He had quickly realized that the demon monkeys were injured and that the bat bone spurs were dulled. It was clear that they had just survived a large battle.
With the bone spurs and Yin corpses so badly damaged, surely their owner must be hurt as well.
Elder Mo Hua came to the same realization, and she was visibly relieved. “Don’t try putting up a brave front. We can see that you’re already injured,” she mocked.
“I may be injured, but I can still defeat both of you!” Qiu Sen said fearlessly. The other two elders had only riled up Qiu Sen’s murderous intent.
Elder Bai Gu immediately changed the subject. “Qiu Sen, we all come from the same sect. We will become the laughing stock if we go through all of this hassle over one lowly disciple.”
“That’s right, it’s only one pet,” Elder Mo Hua added. “If you like my disciple that much, I’ll just let you have her. Why do we need to damage our relationship?”
Jin Yuanwei almost cursed when he heard that. His cultivation technique required him to maintain his innocence, but even if he had the chance to mess around, he would not pick Yun Jiuge. He would choose a lady with a better body scent. Who in the world would like Yun Jiuge’s disgusting face?
Qiu Sen did not say anything, but his aura had calmed down. He no longer looked as if he was about to kill the others.
Elder Bai Gu saw this as an opportunity and kept up the act. “You know how important the Xuan Yin White Bone Monkey is to me. So just help me out with this. After all, we’ve been in the same sect for so long. We can do a trade.” To ask for a trade-off was clearly a sign that he had accepted defeat.
Qiu Sen maintained his blank expression before he asked, “What do you propose for the exchange?”
“I will give you a stem of the Black Bone Panther Wooden Basin in exchange for the rascal Yun Jiu,” Elder Mo Hua injected first.
Although her bargaining chip was relatively small, it was more than sufficient for a third-stage Cultivation disciple.
Elder Bai Gua cautiously added to the negotiations. “I will give you a third-grade quality dark spiritual bone root for the Xuan Yin White Bone Monkey.”
Although the Yin spiritual bones were of mediocre quality, they were difficult to acquire.
Qiu Sen would not be able to utilize the Yin spiritual bones, but he could polish them and use them as rewards for his disciples. Take Jin Yuanwei, for example. His eyes instantly lit up when he heard the words ‘dark spiritual bone’.
If Qiu Sen rejected these offers, Jin Yuanwei would bear a grudge against his master. He may not be able to show his displeasure, but he would surely vent his frustration on Yun Jiuge.
After deliberating for what felt like a painfully long time, Qiu Sen finally stepped aside. “Alright, go and get him yourself.”
The truth is, Qiu Sen had chanced upon an old ruin where he had acquired a few good items. But he had also sustained severe injuries during the battles. He needed to have his injuries looked at, and this argument was just wasting his time. He would rather let these two benefit from it.