Chapter 308 Envoy from Immortal Sword Sect!
Chapter 308 Envoy from Immortal Sword Sect!
Two Core Formation Experts from Oracle Mountain Sect already swiftly appeared behind Tang Li Xue.
Just when they almost seized Tang Li Xue, she immediately activated her [Ethereal Form] again to avoid them.
Tang Li Xue took a few steps back before canceled her [Ethereal Form] to make herself appear in everyone's view.
Her consecutive movements made her seemed as if she moved too fast for them to see and suddenly appeared behind them.
It made them even warier toward her, and they started to hesitate.
"Halt! I am not your enemy! Look! I even help you restore the protection barrier!" Tang Li Xue quickly said to stop them from attacking her again while pointed her index finger upward.
All of the people in the center hall glanced at the golden protection barrier above them and found that it was already completely fixed. The golden barrier had regained its former glory again… No, the barrier should be much stronger than before since it was already reinforced by the Array Strengthening Stone.
This was the fourth combined attack from the thirty flying giant lizards from the sky, but unlike before, the golden barrier only rippled a bit under their devastating combined attack.
There was not even a bit of crack on its surface this time!
Most people in this center hall were already exhausted because they already injected so much Qi onto the Demon Subduing Pole to try to restore the golden barrier twice before.
They already knew how hard to restore this golden barrier, but this black-cloaked person could even strengthen it to this degree!
They did not say anything to Tang Li Xue. They stared at Tang Li Xue with eyes filled with gratitude and admiration.
Even the expressions of the two arrogant Core Formation Experts from Oracle Mountain Sect turned friendlier and gentler when they looked at Tang Li Xue now.
"Young friend… We, the people from Oracle Mountain Sect, express our gratitude for your help. I am Elder Wu Ming of Oracle Mountain Sect. Young friend, can you tell us your name and where do you come from?" One of the two Core Formation Experts from Oracle Mountain Sect, the old elder with long eyebrows, Elder Wu Ming, asked Tang Li Xue.
Tang Li Xue's head started to hurt when she thought about how she could introduce herself.
But her topaz blue eyes immediately brightened like a pair of blue stars when a brilliant idea came into her mind.
Tang Li Xue took out a jade insignia from her space pouch and showed it to everyone in the center hall.
"That emblem is…?!" Elder Wu Ming widened his eyes in surprise when he saw the jade insignia in Tang Li Xue's grasp.
"No way?! So, you are from…" The other Core Formation Experts from Oracle Mountain Sect pointed at the jade insignia in shock too.
It was the jade insignia with 'The Elder of Immortal Sword Sect' carved on its surface. There was also the 'Yang' word written at the center of the jade insignia.
"That is right! I am the Honorary Elder of Immortal Sword Sect, Yang.... Elder Yang.... 's envoy. My name is Xiao Bai!" Tang Li Xue tried to say with a prideful tone.
At first, she wanted to claim to be the Elder Yang himself, but she even forgot that Elder Yang's full name right now, and she still did not even know anything about that Elder Yang.
Moreover, Elder Yang was a man, while she was undoubtedly a young girl from her petite body frame and her sweet feminine voice.
If she claimed to be Elder Yang, all of these people would certainly feel suspicious. They would certainly ask something about Elder Yang from her later to check her identity, but she could certainly not be able to answer any of it.
In short, she would undoubtedly be discovered on the spot by them if she claimed to be Elder Yang!
As for why she used Xiao Bai's name… It was because that Elder Yang called her by that name once before.
"Ah! So, this missy is the Elder Yang's envoy!"
"All of us already heard Elder Yang's famous name before!"
"Who does not know Elder Yang?! He is the youngest Core Formation Expert in the Lightwind Continent's history!"
"As we should expect from the most talented young man in the Lightwind Continent's history. Even his envoy is so powerful! She can easily avoid the attack from two Core Formation Experts!"
All the people in the center hall started to discuss it noisily.
"Young Miss Xiao Bai, we are honored to meet with you! If you did not help us on time tonight, we would certainly have already died by now. Thank you very much for your help. We owe you with our lives." Elder Wu Ming said as he bowed his head a bit and gave fist palm salute to Tang Li Xue.
The other people in the center hall also followed Elder Wu Ming and thanked Tang Li Xue for her help.
"All of you do not need to worry about it. I am doing this under my master's order. He also ordered three other envoys other than me to come here soon. All of you must be already knew the reason why he sent us here, right?" Tang Li Xue still said with a prideful tone.
The two Core Formation Experts from Oracle Mountain Sect glanced at each other secretly in surprise.
'How could that young brat from Immortal Sword Sect know it?! Is there a spy among us?! But how could they send the secret message under this situation?!'
'Calm down! Do not fall under her trap! Try to inquire about it more clearly if they really know it or only guessing about something!'
These two Core Formation Experts from Oracle Mountain Sect conversed with each other with only their glance in a single moment.
"Young Miss Xiao Bai, I am really sorry, but we really do not know the intention of Honorable Elder Yang to help us. Can you enlighten us about it?" Elder Wu Ming said again with a polite tone.
"That is right. We really do not know. One of the Lin Family's people is our outer sect elder, and he asks for our help to save his family from annihilation. We, the people from Oracle Mountain Sect, have a strong sense of camaraderie, so we come here to save his family from those beasts. We really do not have any other motive other than that." The other Core Formation Experts added.
Tang Li Xue's expression darkened in an instant.
'These people... they said something nice like owing me their lives before, but now they pretend not to know anything when I mention about the treasure they got. What a group of ungrateful bast*rds?!' Tang Li Xue cursed them in her heart.
"Honorable Elders, you all are really good at joking. My master does not care about the ancient treasures that you all got from the treasure map, our Immortal Sword Sect never lacks any treasures, but he is very interested in the half of Ancient Martial Art Manual. So, please... I, Xian Bai, humbly ask Honorable Elders to not make my job more difficult." Tang Li Xue said with a more polite tone, but with a tint of annoyance mixed in it.
Tang Li Xue also gave fist palm salute to the two elders of Oracle Mountain Sect with a solemn expression.
She even mentioned 'our Immortal Sword Sect' to intimidate them.
"This... Uh... I am sorry, Young Miss Xiao Bai, but we cannot make this decision alone. We must discuss this further with the other fellow Daoists from Oracle Mountain Sect and Lin Family. Unfortunately, we are still not out of the dangers yet now, so we can only postpone it for later." Elder Wu Ming replied vaguely to Tang Li Xue.
"All right, we will discuss it after we are out of the dangers, and my comrades come here." Tang Li Xue said with a cold tone.
Tang Li Xue knew these people definitely tried to stall for more time. They want to make her help them until the end, but these scums did not even want to give any assurance to give that half of the Ancient Martial Art Manual to her.
If possible, they probably want to get Tang Li Xue's help for free without giving anything in return.
This was the true greedy nature of humans... They felt gratitude when she saved their lives, but started to hesitate when she asked for something precious as payment.
'No wonder Instructor Mei Lan warns us repeatedly to never believe in any human. If I believe everything they have said, they would probably scam all of my possessions, and sell me to the slave trader, while I still happily count their money for them.' Tang Li Xue thought as she felt really pissed off.
'But this is good for me too... because I can ask Instructor Lan about our next move later. Oh, I also must report what happened here to Instructor Mei Lan as soon as possible.' Tang Li Xue thought again.
From this conversation, Tang Li Xue also realized another benefit of her [Extrasensory Perception] divine ability.
She could faintly detect the hidden intention of the people around her with it. She could even faintly detect if they were telling lies or not.
Of course, it was only a faint feeling for now since her Spirit Stat was not high enough.
She did not realize this function before because Instructor Mei Lan, Bing Yi, Hei Yinghao, and Teacher Wei have always been frank with her.
'Sigh... If I know about this ability earlier, I could avoid many problems in my previous mission... Forget it... The most important thing right now is that my knowledge about my own divine ability has increased, and I should learn about how to use them more properly in the future.' Tang Li Xue tried to motivate herself.
Of course, her Spirit Stat was even lower than now at that time. That was the reason why she failed to notice it before.
The thirty flying giant lizards threw another twenty or so of their powerful combined attacks to the golden barrier, but different from before, the golden barrier did not even show any sign of weakening, even after it received so many of their powerful combined attacks continuously.
Those giant lizards were not fools. They immediately realized that the people inside the barrier should receive some help from the formation expert to reinforce their protection formation now.
Any attempt to break this golden barrier would remain futile even if they bombarded it until dawn, so they decided to momentarily retreat for now to search for a way to crack it.