Chu Wuji’s face turned purple as Gu Changge stepped on his head, and he felt incomparable hatred and humiliation.
Alas! He couldn’t do anything.
His strongest move had already failed, and it was clear that he wasn’t Gu Changge’s opponent. Just a casual attack from Gu Changge required him to go all out just to resist!
Today, Chu Wuji finally realized just how terrifying and powerful Gu Changge was. At the same time, he felt extreme grief and unwillingness.
Gu Changge repeating his sentence and asking him ‘what the heck he was’ brought him even more shame. His contemptuous and indifferent attitude made him extremely uncomfortable!
The surrounding mountains were quiet for a while, but then they exploded. The battle ended as quickly as it started. Many had thought that even if Chu Wuji, the prince of the Great Chu Immortal Dynasty, lost to Gu Changge, he would still be able to contend against him for a while.
They never expected him to have no ability to resist!
That’s right! Chu Wuji was unable to resist Gu Changge’s atacks. From the beginning to the end, he was one-sidedly stomped. Even when he used his greatest trump card, a casual move from Gu Changge was enough to stomp him to the ground.
The onlookers shuddered at the outcome of their exchange. A Young Supreme like Chu Wuji was already like this when he faced against Gu Changge, so what would become of them if they went against him?
Since one of them already got his face planted on the ground, then they would have an even worse end — all of them were like ants in front of him!
“He deserves to be the one who broke the Heavenly Dao Road’s record that hadn’t been touched in a hundred thousand years! That strength is too terrifying! A True Disciple was crushed just like that; I feel that even if True Disciple Chu broke through to the Conferred King Realm right now, he still wouldn’t be his match. No one can be True Disciple Gu’s opponent now!”
“That’s right, I think the same! What’s more? True Disciple Gu was completely carefree throughout the exchange, and we haven’t seen him use any of his trump cards yet.”
Yin Mei, the Holy Maiden of the Nine-Tailed Celestial Fox Family, showed a disdainful smile under her veil as she listened to the conversations of the nearby disciples.
Gu Changge’s Trump Cards?
She reckoned that anyone who had seen Gu Changge’s trump cards was already dead! She was probably the only one who got to keep her life.
Gu Changge was definitely the most dangerous man she had seen in her life — be it in terms of temperament, scheming, and means.
“Gu Changge’s might is uncontestable! No wonder Jin Zhou chose to cultivate in seclusion instead of taking revenge — he must have expected this outcome already!”
“We would better take a U-turn when we see Gu Changge in the future, unless our cultivation can somehow surpass his!”
Tian Yang and Zhong Tianyuan looked at each other with shock and disbelief. Afterwards, they chose to leave the crowd in silence.
Sure, they were Young Supremes, but that didn’t mean they lacked a brain. Gu Changge was already in the Middle Stage of the Conferred King Realm, so how were they going to compete with him?
Fight beyond their Realm? What a joke!
Many of the disciples and Elders noticed their presence, and only shook their heads as they watched them leave. Now, even if the Heavenly Immortal Dao Palace didn’t select him as their heir, everyone in the Palace would still need to take a detour if they came across Gu Changge.
Today’s battle had already established Gu Changge’s supremacy above them all!
“Xian’er, aren’t you happy to see your Elder Brother stomp this trash for you?”
Gu Changge looked at Gu Xian’er, who was still in a daze, and asked with a chuckle. At the same time, he pressed down his foot even harder, and then kicked Chu Wuji in the chest. Chu Wuji spewed another mouthful of blood, and then fainted with a groan.
Alas! Gu Changge couldn’t kill him.
Chu Wuji was the most brilliant prince of the Great Chu Immortal Dynasty, so there would definitely be a bunch of people in hiding who would interfere if he went too far. What’s more? Gu Changge didn’t want to provoke an unnecessary war with the Great Chu Immortal Dynasty over a mere Chu Wuji.
All he did today was to tell the Elders of the Heavenly Immortal Dao Palace that only he, Gu Changge, was qualified to be the heir of the Heavenly Immortal Dao Palace! No one could take that position from him.
Even if no one mentioned this matter, he would still make sure to drill this into their heads!
How could Gu Changge not know how guarded the Elders, and even the Great Elder, were towards him? He knew all of this, of course. It’s just that the Original couldn’t care less. He had anticipated this situation long before he even joined the Heavenly Immortal Dao Palace.
Gu Xian’er was, of course, happy to watch Gu Changge teach that despicable Chu Wuji a lesson; it’s just that she would never admit something like that. Her good mood disappeared, and her face showed a hostile expression, as she heard Gu Changge’s obnoxious chuckle.
“I don’t need you to interfere in my business!”
Gu Xian’er replied without any politeness. To be precise, she had no reason to be polite before Gu Changge. She was already treating him quite well by controlling herself from smashing a fist into his face.
She could always stay calm when in front of others, but whenever Gu Changge appeared before her, she would want to act impulsively. She had to try her best to suppress her rage and other emotions!
“Have you forgotten what Elder Brother told you before?”
Gu Changge muttered to her with a look of deep disappointment. At the same time, he ignored Gu Xian’er’s face full of murderous intentions towards him.
When it came to shamelessness, no one could outdo him!
“What are you talking about?”
Gu Xian’er asked with a cold tone.
“I can bully you, but others can’t!”
Gu Changge’s face showed an expression of intrigue as he continued, “This Chu Wuji definitely wanted to watch you make a fool of yourself on the Heavenly Dao Road. The Great Elder must want you to break my record before accepting you as his disciple, right?”
“This Chu Wuji’s schemes are too deep; not only did he want to watch you make a fool of yourself, but he even publicized the matter and invited everyone in the Heavenly Immortal Dao Palace to this place.”
“His heart is damned!”
“How can someone like him bully this Gu Changge’s little sister? If someone is going to bully you, then that person can only be me! What kind of dog crap is he?”
Gu Changge’s expression turned cold as he said these words. At the same time, Gu Xian’er felt the surrounding temperature drop at a fast pace, and she couldn’t help but shiver slightly in response.
Right then, the sound of cracking bones sounded in the surroundings. Her beautiful eyes widened in response to what she saw in front of her. Gu Changge casually stepped on the unconscious Chu Wuji’s hands, and shattered the bones in his hands. Chu Wuji let out a painful scream in response to the pain, but Gu Changge acted as if he was stepping on nothing more than an ant.
“Xian’er, make sure you don’t forget that sentence in the future!”
Gu Changge looked at her dazed face, and said with a smile, “Aren’t you going to climb the Heavenly Dao Road? Your Elder Brother is looking forward to your performance today! It shouldn’t be hard for you to break the record I set back then.”
After all, the normal trope would go like this: ‘Chu Wuji would plot against Gu Xian’er, but Gu Xian’er would discover his scheme. After that, he would show his true face and ridicule Gu Xian’er, and tell her that she wouldn’t be able to climb the Heavenly Dao Road. At the same time, he would have invited everyone in the Heavenly Immortal Dao Palace to witness her make a fool of herself.’
‘In the end, Gu Xian’er’s incomparable performance would slap everyone in the face. At the same time, she would also slap her evil big brother in the face by breaking his record. She would also take this opportunity to challenge him in front of the world!’
Gu Changge was more than familiar with this setting, but how could this setting give him any trouble? He had multiple methods to deal with this nonsense.
Gu Xian’er’s mind went into a turmoil as she heard his words.
“Gu Changge, do you really believe I can break your record?”
Gu Xian’er finally came back to her senses after a while, and her attitude towards Gu Changge also softened as she questioned him.
Perhaps it was because of what Gu Changge did just now, but she felt that it would have been great if Gu Changge hadn’t done what he did back then. She would have loved to have a loving and strong elder brother like Gu Changge!
Right now, her mind was in confusion. Chu Wuji and everyone else believed that she wouldn’t be able to break Gu Changge’s record, so why did Gu Changge believe that she could?
This puzzled Gu Xian’er.
Shouldn’t Gu Changge look at her with contempt and say, “A mere wench like you wants to break my record? Gu Xian’er, stop dreaming!”
She had imagined many outcomes in her mind already. Thanks to the teachings of her master, she was much smarter than her peers, and could easily infer a lot of truths that others couldn’t.
Those who treated her well were only after her body!
She couldn’t understand why Gu Changge believed in her for no reason, though.
Gu Changge’s calm expression showed no change, and he lightly shook his head in response to her words, “If I, your Elder Brother, wouldn’t believe in you, then who would? Your hard work has always been in my eyes.”
Those words were nothing more than nonsense, of course. He didn’t know what Gu Xian’er had gone through over the years, but he had to create an appearance of knowing her bitter struggle and hatred for him.
That’s right, he was pretending!
Still, Gu Xian’er felt her heart tremble at his words. She wondered what he meant? Did he really know how much hard work she had put into improving herself for revenge over the years?
Then, why did he do all that back then? Why did he dig out her Dao Bone?
She couldn’t comprehend just what was going on.
Could he be in a difficult situation, and had no choice but to dig out her Dao Bone back then?
She shook her head, and quickly suppressed that unrealistic thought. Even if he had some difficulty, he wouldn’t have done something that despicable! Mere difficulty couldn’t explain that cruelty.
“Why are you still standing there in a daze? Everyone is waiting for you to ascend the Heavenly Dao Road!”
Gu Changge interrupted Gu Xian’er’s contemplation with a smile. Gu Xian’er couldn’t help but glare at him in response, but she realized that she indeed had to climb the Heavenly Dao Road.
Without any hesitation, she turned towards the Heavenly Dao Road, and turned into a brilliant ray of light as she climbed the steps.
The Heavenly Dao Road was drowned in brilliant light, and with every step one took, one would see Immortal mist gush towards them. Various miraculous visions would appear, and one would see Heaven and Earth revolve before their very eyes.
The Sun, Moon, and Stars could be seen falling apart. Mountains and Rivers would perish and dry up, and Seas would turn into mulberry fields, and nothingness after that.
As soon as Gu Xian’er landed on the first step, a dazzling, golden brilliance bloomed under her foot like a golden lotus flower.
She continued to move forward.
Nothing could obstruct her steps, and she reached the tenth step in a single breath!
All kinds of brilliance enveloped her, Immortal sounds reverberated in the surroundings, and Heavenly flowers bloomed in the Void around her. It was as if she was the daughter of the Dao loved by the world itself.
All the Disciples and Elders were alarmed!
The tenth step! It was already the limit of many Inner Sect Disciples of the Heavenly Immortal Dao Palace, and they couldn’t go beyond it. One had to know that they were no random people, and hardly anyone from the outside world could contend against them.
Even Chu Wuji, the other True Disciples, and the Young Supremes of the other powers could only climb up to the fourteenth step.
As for Gu Changge? He had climbed all the way to the eighteenth step!
Before long, Gu Xian’er reached the fifteenth step!
Mystical, dazzling rays of light spread everywhere, godly silhouettes flew around, and threads of Immortal runes revolved around her. Gu Xian’er was like a Heavenly Empress who had descended from Ninth Heaven!
The surroundings were silent for a while, and then, everyone erupted.
The Disciples and Elders were shocked!
This was talent that had already surpassed many Young Supremes! Could it be that Gu Xian’er could truly break Gu Changge’s record?
Before long, Gu Xian’er crossed the sixteenth step. Sweat flowed down her forehead, but the light in her eyes remained firm.
She swept a glance at the people below the Heavenly Dao Road, and came across Gu Changge’s gentle and natural expression that showed his confidence in her.
She couldn’t tell why, but she felt a sudden burst of energy wash through her limbs, giving her new life as she rushed up the Heavenly Dao Road.
She reached the same step as Gu Changge!
The people in the surroundings burst into discussion. Their eyes widened, and they almost fell to the ground. They were shocked, and couldn’t believe what they saw!
“True Disciple Gu’s record is going to be broken!”
“We didn’t come here in vain!”
“Who would have thought that she would really reach that step! It’s amazing! It’s incredible! It’s unbelievable! It’s as if I am in a dream!”
The disciples who had previously looked down on her now felt as if their eyes would fall out!
Gu Xian’er’s face turned pale, and sweat flowed down her forehead as she stood on the eighteenth floor. She felt a horrifying pressure descend upon her, and she had to struggle to stand on her spot.
Still, she did have the strength to move one more step forward!
Not just her, but even those in the surroundings felt that Gu Xian’er could take another step and break Gu Changge’s record from that year.
Gu Xian’er’s next move, however, surprised them. With a calm expression on her face, she stopped in her tracks. After that, she turned around and moved down the Heavenly Dao Road instead of continuing upward!
The surroundings turned dead silent.
No one expected her to stop and return at such a juncture.
She had such a good opportunity to break Gu Changge’s record and become famous throughout the world!
How could she give up just like that?