The sky gradually darkened, and the first round of the battle had finally ended. There were only around two hundred people left. The finals were to be held in about three days.
Under everyone’s gaze, Luo Weiwei was also embarrassed to talk to Qin Jue, so she could only follow the crowd and leave the square.
“There are quite a few good seedlings this year.”
The First Elder stroked his beard and said with a smile, “If that girl is able to enter the top fifty of this Mountain Gate Tournament, I can consider taking her as my disciple.”
“Old Wang, stop thinking about it. That girl has nothing to do with you.”
Bai Ye interrupted the First Elder.
The First Elder was stunned. “What? You want to take her as your disciple too?”
“Not me, but my junior brother.”
Bai Ye pointed at Qin Jue and said meaningfully.
“What? Junior Brother Qin wants to take in a disciple?”
The First Elder was shocked.
Ever since he saw Qin Jue kill a Wei Clan Heaven Stage expert with a flick of his finger, the First Elder had understood how powerful this youth was. Especially when he learned of the Wei Clan’s destruction, he was even more shocked.
Who wouldn’t be tempted by the recruitment offer of an existence like Qin Jue? If not for his own status, even the First Elder would want to be taken in as a disciple by Qin Jue.
Bai Ye shrugged.
“Since Junior Brother Qin has taken a fancy to it, I’ll forget about it.” The First Elder smiled bitterly.
“Hehe, actually, that disciple called Ye Liangchen is not bad. You can consider him.”
Qin Jue naturally heard the two’s conversation, but he didn’t care. With the girl’s cultivation, as long as nothing went wrong, she would almost certainly enter the top ten or even the top five. Now that Bai Ye had mentioned Qin Jue’s interest in the girl with the First Elder, he had prepared him from getting overly shocked by her strength in the future.
After bidding farewell to Bai Ye and the others, Qin Jue returned to his courtyard and casually made some food. He then sat on the blue stone and leisurely drank spirit wine.
“Uncle-Master, I’ve already done what you asked. Please take a look.”
At this time, Zhang Jichen hurriedly ran over, took out a document, and handed it to Qin Jue.
The information in the document was none other than Ye Liangchen.
Qin Jue patted Zhang Jichen’s shoulder.
“Uncle-Master, you’re too polite. As long as you say the word, I’ll do anything for you!”
Zhang Jichen said sincerely.
Qin Jue :”…”
After hesitating for a moment, Zhang Jichen could not help but ask, “Uncle-Master, why are you investigating this outer sect disciple?”
“Hehe, you’ll find out soon.”
Qin Jue said mysteriously.
Seeing that Qin Jue was unwilling to answer, Zhang Jichen stopped asking. The two chatted for a while longer before Zhang Jichen turned around and left.
Qin Jue muttered to himself and opened the information in his hand.
Ye Liangchen was twenty years old. He had joined the Xuanyi Mountain Sect with his childhood lover three years ago. Because he had not advanced for the past three years, he was eventually abandoned by his lover, who had fallen into the arms of another. After that, Ye Liangchen would often do strange things. And now, he had shocked the sect with a single brilliant feat during the Mountain Gate Tournament.
After reading this, the corner of Qin Jue’s eyes twitched slightly. Wasn’t this plot exactly the same as those undermined main characters?
Perhaps Ye Liangchen had a secret old grandpa mentor tutoring him.
Qin Jue tapped the blue stone with his fingers, deep in thought.
He just didn’t know if Ye Liangchen would end up like the main character written in the novels in his previous life and advance to the peak. In such novels, the main character would usually spend three years to reach Heaven Stage, five years to reach Legendary Stage, ten years to reach Great Sage Stage, and eventually end up controlling the myriad realms, becoming immortal and indestructible.
If it were anyone else who had found out that Ye Liangchen was very likely to be the main character of this world, they would probably have already run over to befriend him.
But Qin Jue didn’t have such thoughts. No matter how skilled Ye Liangchen was, how could he possibly surpass Qin Jue?
Qin Jue had always been someone who walked his own path. Even if Ye Liangchen’s cultivation speed could be said to be unprecedented and unparalleled in the world, as long as Qin Jue was willing, he could swat Ye Liangchen to death at any time.
The reason why he asked Zhang Jichen to investigate Ye Liangchen was because he wanted to know if this so-called Ye Liangchen was really a “main character”.
At least for now, Ye Liangchen completely matched the conditions to being an undermined main character. Even the part about the childhood lover and their three years of life matched the life of a true main character. If he could obtain first place in this sect tournament…
Wait! No, according to the plot of such novels, he should suddenly be targeted by an elder just as he was about to win. Then, he would break off relations with the sect and then be sent out of the Xuanyi Mountain Sect. He would then be pursued for thousands of kilometers.
A few years later, not only would Ye Liangchen survive, he would even return with a large group of experts and brazenly destroy the Xuanyi Mountain Sect.
And with the destruction of Xuanyi Mountain Sect, even more powerful forces would be involved…
Thinking like this, Qin Jue’s expression was slightly strange. If this plot were to develop like this, shouldn’t he kill Ye Liangchen at this moment to prevent all that from happening?
“We’ll see tomorrow.”
Of course, Qin Jue couldn’t really plan on killing Ye Liangchen because of this idea. In any case, Ye Liangchen wasn’t a threat to him.
However, if Ye Liangchen really stood against the Xuanyi Mountain Sect in the future, Qin Jue would absolutely kill him without hesitation. Although he was not afraid of the main character, it did not mean that he could let him grow strong and act presumptuously.
The night passed quickly, and the Mountain Gate Tournament was resumed. Because the first round had already been completed yesterday, they had to draw lots again to determine their opponents for the second round.
Warm sunlight shone down, illuminating the entire Xuanyi Mountain Sect. Qin Jue was sitting next to Bai Ye’s just like yesterday. His eyes were narrowed and he had already fallen asleep.
Those who were able to pass the first round were basically all inner court disciples, and most of their cultivations were above the middle-phase Yellow Stage. Therefore, a tie would often occur in the second round of the battle, and the outcome would be determined several times slower than yesterday.
“Arena No. 2 – Luo Weiwei, Xu Lang.”
In the evening, the girl boarded the arena. Her opponent was a man with eyes shaped like triangles. This person was also a peak Yellow Stage like Wang Chen, and had a similar strength to him.
At the same time, Qin Jue slowly opened his eyes.
“Although I don’t know how you defeated Wang Chen, I’m not that simple to deal with. Furthermore, I will definitely not surrender.”
Xu Lang said proudly.
Before he could finish his sentence, he had already gathered his spirit energy and tried to punch her in the chest. It was the same as yesterday.
However, when he waved his fist, there was a faint sound of wind and thunder in the air!
Xu Lang was shocked and hurriedly retracted his arm to block.
Below the stage, Wang Chen mocked.
Xu Lang had made the same mistake as him—choosing to fight the girl head-on.
As expected, there was a dull bang and Xu Lang’s arms lost feeling in an instant. There was a burning sensation and he had to retreat several meters before he could stabilize himself.
“What the hell? Is she really a girl?!”
Xu Lang was shocked and his mind went blank. Only now did he understand why Wang Chen was being suppressed by the girl!
She was simply too terrifying!
Therefore, what everyone saw next was almost the same scene as yesterday. No matter what martial technique Xu Lang used, the final outcome was that he was struck by the girl’s fist. It was as if a huge mountain was pressing down on him, making him feel despair.
“No more fighting! I surrender!”
After a while, Xu Lang cried out heart-wrenchingly.