Chapter 184 – Gold Spirit Guests
When Liu Ming’s body came out of the steel doors to the prison, he glanced around and was quite stunned at what he saw.
The guards that should have been frozen in place were actually gone and replacing them was a strong man wearing yellow animal skin and a red faced old man with long eyes.
One of the two had a dark and thin whip tied to his waist while the other had a light yellow sword on his back. However, both of them looked at Liu Ming with interest as he walked out.
“Gold Spirit Guests?”
Although Liu Ming was quite shocked, he showed no large emotions and asked calmly.
“That’s right, us two are Gold Spirit Guest. We were patrolling here today and managed to bump into Fellow. This really is a matter that makes one’s head hurt! Could I ask the relation between these two and Fellow are?” The red faced old man gave a sigh as he swept his gaze over to the two people behind Liu Ming.
“It is not much, the ancestors of these two have helped an ancestor of mine. I’m here to repay that debt.” Liu Ming replied emotionlessly.
“Oh, there is something so coincidental! These two both have a relation to Fellow and were both arrested into the same prison at the same time while waiting for Fellow to save them?” When the animal skinned man heard this, he rolled his eyes and replied sarcastically.
“Yes, the matter is so coincidental!” Liu Ming said back without any concern.
“Hmph, if you didn’t meet us two, then even if you emptied the entire prison, it would not affect us in the least bit. However, since we have met you, we can let you take one of the two since you are one of us but the other person must stay.” The red faced old man said with a serious expression.
“No way, I will be taking both of them and not leaving behind either of them.” Liu Ming rejected the proposal without hesitation
“Looks like Fellow is extremely confident in your abilities and is planning on taking a fight. I will first state that since we are Gold Spirit Guests of the government, we will naturally team up in a fight.” The red faced old man said with a dark face.
The animal skinned man gave a cruel laugh as he grabbed the whip at his waist and with a single shake, the ship actually started to move on its own. It was actually a live long black snake.
The head of the snake was incredibly flat and one could see that it held a deadly poison.
“Hehe, there is no need to fight.” When Liu Ming heard the speech of the old man, he gave a snicker as he took a large step forward. With a “pu” sound, a huge aura burst out from Liu Ming.
The space around Liu Ming started buzzing as a black violent gust appeared out of nowhere. Spinning around Liu Ming, the gust turned into a tornado that stretched up to the sky.
When the red faced old man and the animal skinned man saw this, their expressions turned ugly and before they could even speak, a huge pressure smashed against them.
The two of them involuntarily back up a couple of steps and made a space in between them.
Liu Ming’s body moved as he brought Censor Chen and Mister Sun to rush through the space between the two Spirit Apostles. In the blink of an eye, he had disappeared out of a door.
The animal skinned man tightly held his black snake as his face was full of fear. Likewise, he made no motion to stop Liu Ming.
The red faced old man had an expression of anxiety and waited until Liu Ming left his sight before he spat out the words “Late Spirit Apostle!”.
“Looks like he indeed is a Late Spirit Apostle and may even be a Late Spirit Apostle at Perfection. Otherwise, us two Beginning Spirit Apostles would not have been so useless.” The animal skinned man gave out a sigh and with a flick of his wrist, he tied the black snake back to his waist.
“Yes, that is indeed possible. No wonder he dared to ignore us like that. This person is on the same level as some of the old monsters within the imperial family. No matter what, he is not someone that we can offend. However, since it is like that, we have an answer for this matter and as long as we report this back, we will not be punished too much.” The red faced old man replied with an helpless face.
“We can only do that. However, the atmosphere in Xuanjing is turning stranger and stranger. First, the higher level Gold Spirit Guests and the old monsters of the imperial family all declared that they would go into secluded cultivation and ignore all matters of the outside world. Then, during the two years since, the number of cultivators that have entered Xuanjing are many times what they were before and many of them are entering with sneaky intentions. From what I know, there are quite a few cultivators that are like the one we met today at the Perfection level Spirit Apostle, As for those that we don’t know with hidden cultivations, who knows how many there are.” The animal skinned man’s eyes flashed as he suddenly asked with a whisper.
“Hmph, do you need to say that? Most of our brothers have seen that something is amiss. However, for us cannon fodder, what qualifications do we have to talk about such things. In addition, when we entered within the Gold Spirit Guests, we signed a blood contract. Every day before the deadline of the contract means that we will not be able to do things that we want. Even if something big happens, we will have to move as one with the government.” When the red faced old man heard this, his face darkened.
“If only it was this simple. The key thing is that the government is also acting strangely and even though many of the imperial family know what is going on, they don’t explain anything to us guests. Although I have signed the Blood Contract, I don’t want to be cannon fooder that doesn’t know what is going on.” The animal skinned man said with anger.
“Brother, is that what you really think?” The red faced man’s face changed colors and suddenly asked.
“Of course, although I don’t have much cultivation and am only a Beginning Spirit Apostle. However, as a Loose Cultivator, it took me many hardships to cultivate to the point where I am now so how can I just simply be used as cannon fodder.” When the animal skinned man heard what his partner said, he immediately patted his chest and reassured.
“Since Brother Zhuan said that truthfully, I will give you an address and you will go there three days later. There, I will introduce you to some people who are like minded.” The red faced old man said with resolution.
“Alright, I will definitely be there!” When the animal skinned man heard this, he was extremely happy.
Although the red faced old man was like him in terms of cultivation, the red faced old man had an incredible network among the Gold Spirit Guests. If he said that he was going to introduce some people to the animal skinned man, it definitely were people that would be strong.
“Although that person has left, we have to go inside and check if anyone else is missing.” The red faced old man looked at the steps beyond the steel door and said something else.
“Of course. Let’s hope that he only saved these two and didn’t kill the rest.” The animal skinned man quickly agreed after hearing the red faced old man.
As the two of them entered the steel door, they found a couple of prisoners that were unconscious. Naturally, they quickly casted spells to wake those prisoners.
However, the prisoners that just woke up did not remember what happened before they were knocked unconscious.
But with the sandalwood scent in the prison and the red dots on the the heads of these people, The red faced old man and the animal skinned man looked at each other and guessed what had happened. With this knowledge, they could only bitterly laugh.
The method to wipe memories that the other person knew not only involved cultivation techniques but also included other methods such as medicinal ingredients and used some mortal secret techniques. The complexity of this was beyond their imaginations.
A couple of hours later.
Below a small hill beside the government path, a green carriage was quietly stopped there. An old man was seated steadily at the front of the car and looked towards Xuanjing constantly as his face showed anxiety. It was as if he was waiting for someone.
“Uncle Lin, is there still no news of Sir Immortal?” Lady Chen’s anticipating voice suddenly emitted out of the carriage.
“Lady, please relax. Immortal Sir has incredible powers so how could a simple prison stop him. It is only day break now and I believe that not long later, master should be back to meet lady.” When Uncle Lin heard this, he immediately respectfully replied.
“One can only hope. Uncle Lin, only you stayed with us through this ordeal of the Chen House. When me and my husband come back together and settle down, we will definitely have you enjoy the rest of your years.” When Lady Chen heard these words, she reminiscently replied.
“Lady, you are being too courteous. If not for grand master’s helping hand, my life would have been gone dozens of years ago.” Uncle Lin replied in surprise.
“Those are two different things. Uncle Lin, based on how you have served the Chen House for all these years, the debt that you owe to us has long been paid off. The favor that you have done us this time will definitely be repaid by me and my husband.” Lady Chen disagreed.
“Lady, actually… Huh, there’s a carriage coming and it seems like master is directing.” When Uncle Lin heard this, he was about to say something when he suddenly saw a carriage fly down the government and the person directing the carriage looked like a familiar silhouette. Immediately, he yelled out in joy and surprise.
“What, is it really my husband? Are you sure!” The front curtain to the carriage was immediately pulled up and Lady Chen led the small boy as she walked out. She then stared at the government path in excitement.
“Hehe, Lady Chen, be at ease. It is your husband.”
At this time, a clear male voice came from the sky.
Uncle Lin and Lady Chen were both shocked as they looked upwards to find a black cloud slowly descending. Above the cloud was a young scholar, Liu Ming.
In about fifteen minutes, Liu Ming stood at the peak of the hill as he held the token that Lady Chen had just returned to him. He then looked at the carriage that was turning into a black dot on the government path and could not help but smile.
He had already given word to Martial Uncle Lei and soon after Censor Chen and his family left Xuanjing, there would be someone who would take care of the other things.
With this, he had finally resolved the matter that Martial Uncle Lei had given him. As a result, he even felt his heart become slightly lighter.
“Mister Sun, now would be a good time to talk about the huge secret that you have said.” Liu Ming’s gaze withdrew from the path and turned to a man of around fifty years beside him.