“The Snow sect. Why is it the snow sect?”
“Why is the expert who captured Shui Yunlan a great elder of the Snow sect?”
“After capturing Shui Yunlan that day, a Grand Prime obscured the heavenly secrets and erased all traces for the Chaotic Prime. As it seems, the Grand Prime must be an ancestor of the Snow sect.”
For a moment, Jian Chen’s heart weighed heavily. His face was very ugly. He struggled to calm down now that he was about to face the greatest organisation on the Ice Pole Plane.
After all, that was a colossal existence even stronger than the Heavenly Crane clan that sat steadily at first place.
What made him fear the most was that this colossal existence had already become the same as the Flame Reverend, eyeing the Ice Goddess Hall or the Snow Goddess.
He could clearly see this point from how they injured Shui Yunlan before forcefully abducting her.
When he heard that the mysterious expert Jian Chen had searched so arduously for was actually from the Snow sect, the grand elder Cheng Ming frowned as well. Clearly, he had also realised the severity of this issue.
“Jian Chen, I’ll pay a visit to the Snow sect with you to find who you’re looking for,” the grand elder said sternly. He understood just how special Jian Chen’s identity was.
Not only was he someone that his master favoured, but Jian Chen was like family to Xiao Ling too.
As for Xiao Ling, she was not powerful, but she was like a daughter to his master.
For these two reasons alone, Cheng Ming had to help out as long as it had anything to do with Jian Chen.
Jian Chen shook his head and sighed gently. “Grand elder, the Snow sect will never admit to this, as my friend who was abducted possesses an extremely special identity. Once the Snow sect admits to this, they’ll struggle to bear the consequences even if they’re the greatest organisation on the Ice Pole Plane.”
Jian Chen sighed gently. The Snow sect was not the Flame Reverend after all. The Flame Reverend had no need to cover up his actions because he was powerful enough.
However, as a native organisation of the Ice Pole Plane and under the circumstances that many experts of the Ice Pole Plane still viewed the Ice Goddess Hall as a holy land, the Snow sect would never be bold enough to admit this at the risk of the world condemning them.
As a result, he could already imagine that even if the grand elder of the Empyrean Demon Cult personally paid a visit to the Snow sect with him, the Snow sect would deny this desperately and never admit to it.
The grand elder said nothing. His gaze deepened instead. He seemed to draw some connections.
“Sigh, master seems to be handling something extremely important right now, so he’ll probably struggle to spare any time. Otherwise, if master could personally tend to this matter, even the Snow sect would not be able to pose any problems.” Cheng Ming sighed gently. He felt very powerless.
“The Snow sect!” Jian Chen memorised the sect’s name firmly. His gaze sharpened.
Leaving the Empyrean Demon Prison with the grand elder, Jian Chen immediately bade farewell to Cheng Ming and left.
The Empyrean Demon Cult was still cleaning up the battlefield, collecting the various resources of the Hefeng clan and waiting for the battles between the Godhood cultivators to end.
Jian Chen found Yun Wufeng nearby. As soon as he saw him, Yun Wufeng asked, “How is it? Did you find out about that person’s true identity?”
Jian Chen nodded slowly and said with a sunken face, “I did. He has quite the background. However, they’ve actually captured a friend of mine, so no matter how great his background is, I’ll make them hand her over obediently.” Jian Chen’s voice was icy-cold. This had to do with his sister’s fate after all, so he had to save her no matter what the price was.
“Senior Yun, thank you for helping me out this time. I need to come up with a way to save her next, so I’ll be taking my leave first.” Jian Chen clasped his fist towards Yun Wufeng. Right when he was about to leave, he suddenly thought of something and released the sixth elder of the Moon God Hall’s soul.
“Ah, senior, you’ve finally let me out. May I ask if my actions in the Moon God Hall were to your satisfaction?” As soon as the sixth elder’s soul appeared, he began sucking up to Jian Chen, bowing down and flattering Jian Chen in an extremely humble manner.
Jian Chen did not even look at the sixth elder. He said to Yun Wufeng, “Senior Yun, this is an elder from the Moon God Hall. I’ll leave him up to you to handle.”
“Ah, g- g- great elder!” Only now did the sixth elder notice Yun Wufeng behind him. His illusionary face immediately changed, filled with fright and fear.
“No, senior! No! Senior, you mustn’t hand me over to the great elder. Senior, you promised to let me go back then!” The sixth elder pleaded desperately.
“I only promised to spare your life. Aren’t you still alive and well right now?” Jian Chen said emotionlessly and ignored the sixth elder’s pleas. After handing him over to Yun Wufeng, he turned around and left.
The sixth elder’s fate was not something he should concern himself with.
“Great elder, great elder, spare me! The sixth elder’s soul knelt down in the air. The current him no longer possessed the same spirit and courage to face death with open arms as before. He only wanted to live.
Elsewhere, Jian Chen arrived on a remote tundra and began calling for the Wind Venerable inside. The people behind this was the Snow sect, so the best idea that Jian Chen could come up with right now was to seek help from the Wind Venerable.
With the Wind Venerable’s supreme cultivation on par with Grand Exalts, he could reach any location in the Saints’ World with a single thought as long as he was still in the Saints’ World.
That was the strength of Grand Exalts.
Asking for help from the Wind Venerable was without a doubt the best and the quickest idea to Jian Chen right now.
“I hope I won’t disturb the Wind Venerable!” Jian Chen thought inside. If it were not for the fact that it was an emergency, he really did not want to disturb the Wind Venerable. However, after witnessing the special ability of the Empyrean Demon Prison, he did not even want to waste another moment.
Jian Chen constantly called for the Wind Venerable. He had heard about the impossible abilities of Grand Exalts numerous times. As long as their names were chanted, Grand Exalts would sense it even if they were at different ends of the world.
Time passed by silently. Jian Chen constantly called for the Wind Venerable, but he never received a reply, which left him unsettled.
“Don’t tell me the Wind Venerable has entered a critical moment and sealed off all his senses to the outside world?” Jian Chen’s face changed, but he still refused to give up and continued for another half a day. It resulted in absolutely nothing, forcing him to give up on this thought in the end.
With a flash, he immediately left there, proceeding to the Heavenly Crane clan as quickly as he could. In the end, he met with ancestor Lan on the Soaring Snow peak.
Ancestor Lan was still refining pills in the same place as before. She stood with her back to Jian Chen and said without even looking back, “Seeing how troubled you look, you must have found out about the person’s identity and learnt just how immense the organisation behind them is at the same time.”
Jian Chen nodded and said politely, “That’s correct, ancestor Lan. The organisation behind this person is very powerful. He’s a great elder of the Snow sect, Yu Yangxie!”
“The Snow sect! It’s actually them!” murmured ancestor Lan softly. She did not seem surprised by this outcome.
“What do you plan on doing? Our Heavenly Crane clan is not the Snow sect’s opponent, and the Soil of Divine Blood you’ve provided isn’t worth enough for our Heavenly Crane clan to provoke the Snow sect that’s even stronger than us,” said ancestor Lan.
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