Chapter 8 - Betting
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While Lu Ping was blaming himself for his jinx-causing thoughts, he took out a high-grade blood charm, [Golden Steel Spell], and slapped it on his body. Immediately, golden rays with faint lines of red light spread from the charm and covered Lu Ping’s body like a golden armor.

A screeching noise was heard when the three crystal ice blades clashed with the golden rays, and the ice blades shattered to the floor in bits and pieces. The golden rays on Lu Ping’s body also dimmed down in luminance but it still remained intact, protecting his body.

Li Sheng was actually planning to secure the upper hand of the battle by forcing Lu Ping to put everything into defending from the high-grade charm, and maybe even get injured badly from it.

But little did he expect that Lu Ping would take out another high-grade charm to counter his. This meant that his following plan wouldn’t work anymore, and all his preparations were worthless now. Just how could he not be disappointed and depressed?

Then, as Li Sheng readied himself to switch plans and continue pressuring Lu Ping into defending, he suddenly realized that the other’s high-grade charm was still in effect, the golden rays still remained instead of fading away. How was that possible?

Li Sheng saw clearly with his own eyes that Lu Ping used a high-grade charm. Normally, the clash between two high-grade charms should cancel each other out, no?

While Li Sheng was momentarily stunned by this situation, Lu Ping didn’t hesitate at all. Not only did he not slow down, he was actually filled with fury now. The blood charms were one of his hidden trump cards, and yet, he was forced to expose them right in the first match. Moreover, one high-grade charm costs three spirit stones, so a high-grade blood charm would be worth at least five spirit stones!

This was a wasteful battle that bled out spirit stones!

In all his ten years of cultivation, the one thing he could never stand to forgive was wasting resources! If Li Sheng’s act of throwing away his own charms made Lu Ping a little unhappy,

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