Chapter 1663: Red Dragon Camp, Shangguan Hao
“Jin Lu, you are courting your own doom!”
Zhuo Hen, who had been injured, looked pale. He was furious. He pulled off the jade pendant on his body and his aura immediately shot up as his cultivation level resumed being Rank 7 Martial Honored Realm.
It was apparent that his opponent had thrown out a deadly blow at him on purpose. In that case, he did not have to show him any mercy!
“Zhuo Hen, are you trying to break the rules?”
At that moment, the First Prince shouted. He then stood up with a dignified look and his imposing aura covered the area.
When Zhuo Hen saw the First Prince, he was suddenly stunned. He dared not disregard the First Prince.
“Zhuo Hen, you have lost!” Jin Lu looked at Zhuo Hen warily and he was prepared to remove the jade pendant on his body in case Zhuo Hen attacked him suddenly.
When Zhuo Hen heard it, his countenance kept changing. Cold sweat broke out on his forehead due to the excruciating pain.
“Zhuo Hen, get down!” Gu Tianyi said, and his voice was cold and domineering.
“Eighth Prince, Jin Lu has gone overboard!” Zhuo Hen said. He could not take it lying down and he was unwilling to leave.
When the Eighth Prince heard what Zhuo Hen had said, he became silent. He was aware of what had taken place. However, Zhuo Hen could no longer fight on. It would have been meaningless if he had continued.
In response to Zhuo Hen’s comment, Jin Lu asked mockingly, “Earlier on, the Eighth Prince mentioned that it was unavoidable for us to get hurt in sparring. Am I not right, Eighth Prince?”
“That’s right!” Gu Tianyi nodded, and his words carried weight.
“Hohoho! Did you hear that?”
Jin Lu smiled and said, “Eighth Prince, I never knew that your men were so useless. I will take note not to use too much force next time!”
Jin Lu sounded arrogant. He openly mocked Gu Tianyi in front of everybody and hit him hard in the face.
The people shook their head secretly. This day, Gu Tianyi was forced to swallow his pride. Even if he struck personally, he would not be able to regain his reputation.
Su Mo furrowed his brows and he was a little angry. Jin Lu was being too pushy.
When the First Prince saw Jin Lu mocking Gu Tianyi, he gloated in his heart. However, he pretended to look stern and shouted angrily, “Jin Lu, watch your words! Shao Yun and Zhuo Hen are Eighth Brother’s top geniuses. How can you say that they are useless?”
“Yes, Your Highness!” Jin Lu nodded when he heard the First Prince.
The people were speechless. What the First Prince had said was grating to the ear. He seemed to be reprimanding Jin Lu, but in actual fact, he was mocking Gu Tianyi.
If even the top geniuses have been badly beaten, the rest of his men will be easily defeated.
The Second Princess frowned and although she wanted to put a stop to it, she gave up on the idea.
Her two brothers had all along been having strife with each other. Even if they did not fight this day, they would do so another day.
“Alright, let’s continue with the sparring!”
Gu Tianyi said. He slowly suppressed the anger in him and tried hard to maintain his cool.
After he had said that, Gu Tianyi glanced at Su Mo.
None of his men was match for Jin Lu and he could only depend on Su Mo.
When Su Mo saw Gu Tianyi looking at him, he immediately knew that Gu Tianyi wanted him to get into action.
Moreover, from Gu Tianyi’s look, Su Mo received another message, which was for him to be ruthless!
Su Mo sighed helplessly and nodded. In that case, he would act according to Gu Tianyi’s wish.
Gu Tianyi had given much help to Su Mo. This time around, Su Mo would treat it as returning his favor.
“That’s right. Let’s continue!” The First Prince said. He glanced at Gu Tianyi and snorted in his heart.
Gu Tianyi still looks so cool. Will he be able to remain so cool?
He had already instructed Jin Lu to continue challenging Gu Tianyi’s men. Ultimately, he was to challenge Gu Tianyi.
“Sure!” Jin Lu smiled and nodded. Everything had gone according to their plan.
Zhuo Hen took in a deep breath and picked up his arm. He had no choice but to step down. After he went back to his seat, he immediately started to treat his injuries.
“Eighth Prince has so many talented people. I wonder if anyone else wants to come and spar with me!”
Jin Lu looked around at Gu Tianyi’s men and continued, saying, “If no one wants to take me on, I will select my opponent!”
Jin Lu felt that none of Gu Tianyi’s men had dared to take him on.
After all, he had displayed such great combat strength and even Zhuo Hen had been defeated. The rest of them would not have the courage to take him on!
At the banquet.
The rest of them basically shared the same thought as Jin Lu. They felt that no one from Gu Tianyi’s camp would take Jin Lu on.
Many of them shook their head secretly. Gu Tianyi would have to swallow his pride at the banquet.
In terms of strength or force, Gu Tianyi was unable to contend with the First Prince.
At that moment, a voice was heard. The people followed the voice and saw a youth in red armor standing up.
When the people saw the youth, they were shocked. Who is this youth? Is he Gu Tianyi’s man? How dare he take part in the fight?
The people were familiar with the red armor. Since the youth was in red armor, he must be from Red Dragon Camp.
The men from Gu Tianyi’s camp were curious as well.
When the First Prince saw the youth, he squinted his eyes. Some time ago, he had heard that Gu Tianyi had recruited a genius and placed him at Red Dragon Camp. The First Prince believed that this youth must be the one!
However, the First Prince did not bother to find out about Gu Tianyi’s new recruit.
How powerful is this guy? How dare he take Jin Lu on after seeing what has happened?
Gu Tianyi’s eyes sparkled. This time around, he would make sure that his eldest brother would be totally crushed.
After Su Mo stood up, he walked toward the center of the Square, looking awe-inspiring in his red armor.
In an instant, he became the center of attraction.
Under several hundred pair of eyes, Su Mo once again sensed the killing intent. It came from two parties.
He was familiar with them. One of the parties was Taishi Yuan, and the other was Zhu Ying.
Su Mo sneered within his heart. Taishi Yuan and Zhu Ying had better behave themselves. If they did not do so, they would be asking for trouble.
Taishi Yuan and Taishi Xiang Yue were looking at Su Mo. The rest of the people might not know Su Mo’s identity but the two of them were well aware of it.
They wanted to kill Su Mo badly.
After all, their purpose of attending the banquet at the Imperial Ancestor Court was to kill Su Mo as well.
“Crap!” When Zhu Ying saw Su Mo taking the field, he grasped his fists. He wished that he could attack Su Mo at the moment to kill him.
However, when he remembered that his brother, Zhu Tong, would be dealing with Su Mo, he stopped himself from acting rashly.
After a while, Su Mo reached the Square and looked flatly at Jin Lu.
“Who are you?” Jin Lu had been sizing Su Mo up. However, other than knowing that Su Mo was at the Peak of Rank 3 Martial Honored Realm and his aura was rich, he did not find anything special about him.
“Red Dragon Camp, Shangguan Hao!” Su Mo said as he stretched out his hand to take over the jade pendant that Zhuo Hen had thrown over to him. All along, he did not shift his gaze away from Jin Lu.