Chapter 445 - Old Comrades
Qin Nan’s eyes reddened as he lost control of his emotions.
“Qin Nan, return to the Qinglong Sacred Area now!”
At that instant, a loud roar could be heard from above, which turned out to be Sacred Leader Qinglong.
Sacred Leader Qinglong glanced downward and waved his hand, shattering the boundless Purple Lightning Cloud. Following this, he flicked his sleeves and brought Qin Nan back to the Qinglong Sacred Area instantly.
On Duanmu Peak of the Qinglong Sacred Area stood two figures, one of whom was Sima Kong.
Sima Kong clenched his teeth while wearing a furious look. That old prick Sacred Leader Qinglong dared to fling him to a small country to send him away. Did he assume that I’m so afraid to die? Am I not allowed to stay at the Qinglong Sacred Area?
In the end, it took him three days and three nights to get back to the Qinglong Sacred Area.
“Is Qin Nan really here at the Qinglong Sacred Area?” The lady standing beside Sima Kong asked with a hint of doubt.
If Qin Nan were to be here, he would surely recognize the lady to be Xiao Qingxue.
After leaving the Mystic Spirit Sect, Xiao Qingxue had been traveling around different countries. Her cultivation had ranked up to the third-layer Martial Emperor Realm. When she heard about the tremendous change in the Qinglong Sacred Area, and the upcoming duel between Qin Nan and Xiao Zhonghuang, she immediately made up her mind to head straight toward the Qinglong Sacred Area.
She then coincidentally stumbled into Sima Kong who was rushing back to the Qinglong Sacred Area. After knowing his identity, she decided to tag along.
Sima Kong was amazed by her beauty, and after knowing that she was Qin Nan’s old friend, he instantly agreed to bring her along since it was quite a far journey.
However, in addition to his previous anger, he began to feel listless too.
He had initially had some thoughts regarding Xiao Qingxue, but to his surprise, this gorgeous lady kept on asking about Qin Nan without paying any attention to him instead.
At that instant, the sky shattered as Sacred Leader Qinglong’s figure descended.
Sima Kong, who was filled with anger and despair, exploded after seeing Sacred Leader Qinglong’s figure. He happened to forget the Sacred Leader’s strength, as he burst out scolding, “You son of a b*tch—— Qin Nan? Princess Miao Miao?”
In the midst of his curse, he was left in awe after seeing Qin Nan whose eyes were red and the extremely weakened Princess Miao Miao.
Xiao Qingxue was immediately aware that Qin Nan was holding Princess Miao Miao in his arms with a glance. However, she soon gulped down the words that were going to pop out after seeing Qin Nan’s frenzied state.
Sacred Leader Qinglong uttered a roar.
The redness in Qin Nan’s eyes greatly dissipated as if he had just been struck by lightning, but the agony displayed on his face remained the same as he spoke with a quavering voice, “Sacred Leader, save her——”
Sacred Leader Qinglong glanced at Princess Miao Miao and frowned. He let out a sigh after seeing the painful expression on QIn Nan’s face, “She was struck by Xiao Zhonghuang’s Chaos Curse Technique. The curse has now invaded her soul and mind. It’s quite difficult to save her…”
“Xiao Zhonghuang? What happened?”
Sima Kong immediately executed a unique skill to inspect Princess Miao Miao’s condition after hearing the words, and was dumbstruck soon after.
Just like Sacred Leader Qinglong had mentioned, the curse had penetrated Princess Miao Miao’s soul.
They could only see Princess Miao Miao’s attractive face turning black while her figure trembled continuously. Her hand grabbed Qin Nan’s shirt tightly as if she was trying to hold onto something, unwilling to give up.
She was not only suffering from the damage of the Chaos Curse Technique!
As a Nine-spirited Ascended Ginseng, the Tribulation of the Martial Dominator Realm was extremely important to her, but she was struck by a fatal curse in the midst of it. In the end, the Purple Cloud Tribulation was shattered by Sacred Leader Qinglong, which caused her Primary Force to experience severe damage.
Therefore, the pain she was suffering due to the severe injury of her Primary Force and the curse was immense without a doubt!
“Save her! I’m willing to do anything as long as you save her!”
Qin Nan stared at Sacred Leader Qinglong and spoke in a hoarse voice. It seemed like he was unaware of Sima Kong and Xiao Qingxue’s presences.
“Be calm,” Sacred Leader Qinglong’s eyes glistened as he spoke, “This woman’s identity is unique. The first Tribulation is utterly important to her, but as she failed to complete it, her Primary Force was severely damaged. That being said, she could recover easily with the help of your Chaos Qi, thus that’s nothing to be worried about. Most importantly, the curse has already intruded on her soul. It’s possible to save her, but we are lacking something…”
“What is it?”
Qin Nan immediately asked after hearing the words, as if he had seen a slight glimpse of hope. He did not notice a crucial thing that Sacred Leader Qinglong had mentioned.
“The blood of a primary member of the Xiao Clan.” Sacred Leader Qinglong said, “With the blood of a Xiao Clan’s primary member, and the support of some elixirs, I’ll be able to get rid of the curse.”
“The blood of a Xiao Clan’s primary member?”
Qin Nan thought about Senior Brother Zhao Fang after hearing this.
Regarding the three sons of the Xiao Clan, it was impossible to acquire the blood from Xiao Zhonghuang, while the second son Xiao Hong was already dead. The third son had become Zhao Fang’s admirer.
That being said, since the last time they had met, no one knew Zhao Fang’s whereabouts.
“Sure, I’ll go looking for it!” Qin Nan took a deep breath before continuing, “Sacred Leader, before that, I would like to borrow some Primary Stones from you, as much as possible!”
Sacred Leader Qinglong did not say anything. He flicked his sleeves and a total of eight thousand Primary Stones landed in Qin Nan’s hand.
Qin Nan immediately sat down on the ground and devoured the Primary Stones. It went without saying that the Divine Battle Spirit did not rank up to the next level, but it did produce thirty streams of Chaos Qi.
Qin Nan did not hesitate any longer. He inserted all thirty streams of Chaos Qi into Princess Miao Miao’s body.
Princess Miao Miao’s figure shuddered violently while her dissipating aura recovered rapidly. As a matter of fact, her aura was even greater than before, but the pitch-black color on her face showed no sign of reducing. Instead, an aura of death was gradually emitted from her body.
“I’ll go and look for Zhao Fang now!”
Qin Nan could feel his heart being pierced seeing her appearance, resulting in an extraordinary pain. He forced himself to withdraw from his thoughts and prepared to leave.
At that instant, a familiar voice could be heard.
Qin Nan’s footsteps came to a halt. He then turned around and saw Sima Kong and Xiao Qingxue.
He was slightly startled when he saw Xiao Qingxue, as he did not expect to meet her again here.
“I’m a primary member of the Xiao Clan. I can use my blood to save the Princess.”
Xiao Qingxue spoke in a soft tone.
In addition to Qin Nan, even Sima Kong was dumbfounded. This gorgeous woman is from the Xiao Clan?
Xiao Qingxue explained, “I’m a half-blooded sibling of Xiao Zhonghuang and his brothers, but since my Martial Spirit was only eighth-grade Huang ranked, I was expelled by my clan and ended up at the Mystic Spirit Sect. I was clueless as to my identity, but thanks to the message left by my foster parents, together with my investigation, I managed to learn the truth…”
Sima Kong was infuriated hearing this.
Although Xiao Qingxue explained in a calm tone, he could easily imagine the pain she experienced after learning the truth!
Being expelled by your own clan just because your Martial Spirit’s rank was not high enough!
How could the people of the Xiao Clan be this shameless and cruel?
Qin Nan did not expect to hear such shocking news during his reunion with Xiao Qingxue. He was lost for words at that instant.
“Don’t worry about it. I’ll help you to save the Princess.” Xiao Qingxue’s eyes displayed a firm determination as she looked at Qin Nan and said, “This Martial World has always been this cruel. Countless people’s fate was determined by the rank of their Martial Spirit. I’m satisfied enough to be able to see you again here, thus I’m more than happy to lend a hand if I’m able to…”
She was extremely guilty as she had almost put Qin Nan to his death previously at the Mystic Spirit Sect, thus she chose to leave the Mystic Spirit Sect.
She could not deny that she had fallen in love with Qin Nan. However, after traveling around different countries, she learned that it was impossible for many people to stay together in this world.
Even if Qin Nan were to accept her, when Qin Nan ranked up to the Martial Dominator Realm or the Martial Sacred Realm, he would live for more than a thousand years, but by then, she would have turned into a pile of bones.
Therefore, she had thought it through. Maybe when she turned old in the future, the people of the lower district would be discussing about Qin Nan’s outstanding achievements. To her, it was satisfying enough if she were able to recollect her first encounter with Qin Nan back in Linshui City in her small residence.
What Qin Nan needed beside him was someone extraordinary, one that was able to accompany him throughout every dangerous situation as he battled against his opponents in his journey to reach the peak.
Qin Nan said in a soft tone after a brief silence. He glanced toward the Princess whose face was covered in a pitch-black color as if she were dead, and he could feel his heart clenching.
Even he did not realize that this reckless Princess had slowly invaded his heart like the dripping of water droplets.