Not only were the few Vice Palace Masters of Wandering Saint Palace confused, but even Shi Nan Feng, the Palace Master of Great Spirit Palace, and the other Vice Palace Masters and Vice Hall Masters from the Three Palaces and Six Halls were confused as well. They could not comprehend what was happening.

Up above the Tribulation Clouds.

The Patriarch of the Human-Devil clan finally managed to look at what was happening. Naturally, he saw the two lightning bolts that appeared one after another as well. Similarly, he was confused. After all, he had passed the Celestial Ascension Tribulation and knew that the second lightning bolt would only appear an hour after the first strike. Moreover, the second lightning bolt would be stronger and thicker in size! This completely contradicted his knowledge of the Celestial Ascension Tribulation. “Master, why are there two identical lightning bolts?”

“Well, isn’t it common to have two identical lightning bolts if there were two people facing the Celestial Ascension Tribulation at the same time?” The grey-clad old man replied knowingly to the Patriarch of the Human-Devil clan. His seemingly all-seeing eyes peered through the Tribulation Clouds and landed on a purple figure…

Under the Tribulation Clouds.

The high-ranking officials of the Three Palaces and Six Halls were still shocked over the second lightning bolt when they were further shocked because the second lightning bolt did not strike at Yuwen Hao Chen. Instead, it struck a figure standing in the distance.

Peng Lai suddenly cried out, “Watch out, master!”

Duan Ling Tian was completely engrossed in his new comprehension of heaven and earth was woken up by Peng Lai’s cry. As soon as he regained his senses, he could feel as though he was the target of something. “This is…” He was shocked and baffled when he saw a lightning bolt as thick as an adult’s arm striking at him. The lightning bolt was like a ferocious dragon that was attacking him. At this moment, many thoughts flitted through his mind.

What’s wrong with this lightning bolt?’

It’s not striking at Yuwen Hao Chen?’

Isn’t he facing the Celestial Ascension Tribulation?’

What’s happening?’

The lightning bolt had almost reached him at this point…

No! It can’t strike here. It’ll endanger Ke’er, Si Ling, and Gan Ru Yan! Since its target is me, I’ll have to bring it away!’ Duan Ling Tian instantly mobilized his Saint Origin and cast the movement Divine Ability, the Golden Crow’s Wings. A pair of flaming wings instantly sprouted from his back. However, the Golden Crow’s Wings were different from how it usually looked. It was a much darker gold before. This was due to the Sun Force leaving his body.

Nevertheless, when Duan Ling Tian mobilized his Saint Origin, it seemed to resonate strongly with heaven and earth.

It seems like my ability to comprehend heaven and earth has reached its peak after rising so rapidly. I thought I had hit a bottleneck, but it’s actually the limit. Based on the way my Saint Origin resonates with heaven and earth, I feel that my comprehension of heaven and earth is no different from Yuwen Hao Chen’s comprehension three years ago! I can’t believe my ability to comprehend heaven and earth has risen so quickly to the limit!’

The quick rise of Duan Ling Tian’s comprehension of heaven and earth made him feel as though he was cheating or given a cheat while playing a game. After all, he had just broken through to the Ninth Form of the Saint Celestial Stage, but his ability to comprehend heaven and earth had been raised to its limit in less than a day! Normally, it would take someone who had just broken through to the Ninth Form of the Saint Celestial Stage tens of years to several thousand years just to reach this stage. However, it had only taken him a few hours! It was only natural that he was amazed by his progress!

Duan Ling Tian wondered to himself, ‘Is it due to the Sun Force that left my body?’

However, his thought was quickly interrupted by the incoming lightning bolt.

Golden Crow’s Wings!’ Duan Ling Tian flapped his wings and flew far into the distance with just a thought.

It even feels different when I cast the Divine Ability, the Golden Crow’s Wings. The process is much smoother and seems more natural. It seems like I can cast it easily with my Saint Origin!”

Naturally, now that Duan Ling Tian’s ability to comprehend heaven and earth had been raised to its limit, his Saint Origin had improved as well. Previously, he merely felt a slight connection between his Saint Origin and heaven and earth. However, currently, he could sense the strong resonance between his Saint Origin and heaven and earth!

Boom! Boom! Boom!

Thunder continued to ring in the sky as the lightning bolt followed Duan Ling Tian closely.

When Duan Ling Tian led the lightning bolt away from Ke’er, Duan Si Ling, and Gan Ru Yan, he discovered there was another identical lightning bolt. However, that lightning bolt was making its way to Yuwen Hao Chen. “There’s another lightning bolt?” At the same time, he saw Yuwen Hao Chen lifting his hand and releasing his Saint Origin that resonated strongly with heaven and earth, easily destroying the lightning bolt that was approaching him.

“T-this lightning bolt that’s following after me doesn’t seem like it belongs to Yuwen Hao Chen… It seems like it belongs to me! How’s this possible?” Although Duan Ling Tian found this hard to believe, he had no choice but to accept what was presented before him.

When Duan Ling Tian was certain he had gone far enough that it would not endanger Ke’er and the other two ladies, he finally stopped moving. His gaze turned cold as he lifted his arm. Like a dragon charging out, he released his Saint Origin which seemed as endless as the sea. He cried out, “Break!”

Duan Ling Tian’s Saint Origin which seemed as vast the sea easily overwhelmed the lightning strike.

The two lightning bolts were easily destroyed by Yuwen Hao Chen and Duan Ling Tian. They made it seem so easy that it seemed as though they were having fun doing it. “It seems like I overestimated its strength… Or should I say I underestimated my strength…”

Duan Ling Tian had flown far away because he was afraid the lightning would endanger Ke’er, Duan Si Ling, and Gan Ru Yan. For the safety of the three women, he had cast the movement Divine Ability, the Golden Crow’s Wings, and quickly flew away from them. However, it seemed like he did not need to do that at all. Just a moment ago, he had only waved his hand and did not even cast any martial tactics, Divine Abilities or utilize the Supreme Sword Dao Mental Cultivation Method, the Sovereign Heart Sword, and yet, he had easily dealt with the first lightning bolt from the Tribulation Clouds. His vast Saint Origin had overwhelmed the lightning bolt easily, it did not set off any storm at all.

He was completely unharmed.

Yuwen Hao Chen!’ After Duan Ling Tian dealt with the lightning bolt, he felt a piercing gaze on him. He discovered it belonged to Yuwen Hao Chen, the Palace Master of Wandering Saint Palace!

Yuwen Hao Chen was a middle-aged man of medium build. Although his looks were not particularly outstanding, as the Palace Master of Wandering Saint Palace, he had a superior air about him. His entire being radiated an aura of someone who held a high position. Today, Yuwen Hao Chen seemed exactly the same as when Duan Ling Tian had first seen him. He wore a silver robe as well. When he looked at Duan Ling Tian, he discovered Duan Ling Tian fearlessly returning his gaze.

Apart from Yuwen Hao Chen’s cold gaze, Duan Ling Tian could see a hint of shock on his face as well. In fact, Yuwen Hao Chen was not the only one who was astonished. Duan Ling Tian was not surprised by this. After all, he himself was also shocked by the tribulation lightning.

Previously, I felt that my comprehension of Heaven and Earth has hit a bottleneck, but now it seems like I’ve reached the limit of my comprehension! When I dealt with the Lightning Tribulation earlier, I could sense the strong connection between my Saint Origin and heaven and earth. Its connection is not inferior to Yuwen Hao Chen’s connection to heaven and earth three years ago. In fact, it’s even comparable to Yuwen Hao Chen’s Saint Origin when he dealt with the lightning bolt earlier. This means I’ve met all the conditions to attract the Celestial Ascension Tribulation!’ Duan Ling Tian was excited when he thought about this. He finally discovered he was facing the Celestial Ascension Tribulation. He had noticed the Tribulation Clouds that were brewing in the sky had not only locked onto Yuwen Hao Chen, but it had locked on to him as well!

It seems like I have Yuwen Hao Chen to thank for this… Usually, people who have comprehended heaven and earth to my level would need to find a chance to attract the Celestial Ascension Tribulation. However, I’m lucky that Yuwen Hao Chen attracted the Celestial Ascension Tribulation when my comprehension of heaven and earth has reached the limit. For this reason, Yuwen Hao Chen’s Tribulation Clouds sensed this and sent a Tribulation Lightning my way!’ At this moment, he discovered that not only did his ability to comprehend heaven and earth had reached its limit, but his comprehension of heaven and earth had also reached its limit for the time being.

Duan Ling Tian and Yuwen Hao Chen looked at each other for a long time but none of them spoke. The atmosphere was very tense.

On the other hand, although the main people involved were quiet, the people in the surroundings certainly had no qualms about discussing this matter.

“My goodness! Am I seeing things? The second bolt of lightning actually went for Duan Ling Tian!” An elder from Wandering Saint Palace exclaimed, breaking the brief silence.

“The second bolt of lightning? I don’t think it’s the second bolt of lightning. The lightning bolt that struck at Duan Ling Tian was similar to the one that struck at Lord Palace Master!” Another Elder of the Wandering Saint Palace chimed in.

“So what’s happening exactly?” Many disciples from the Wandering Saint Palace had a confused expression on their faces.

“If I’m not mistaken…” At this time, a Vice Palace Master from Wandering Saint Palace spoke up, his tone slightly troubled as he said, “Similar to Lord Palace Master, Duan Ling Tian is also undergoing the Heavenly Tribulation!”

Duan Ling Tian was also undergoing Heavenly Tribulation!?

Silence descended on the scene when the Vice Palace Master from Wandering Saint Palace finished speaking.

After a while, someone finally asked, “This… How’s this possible!? How can Duan Ling Tian also undergo the Heavenly Tribulation!? Lord Palace Master is the one who attracted this Celestial Ascension Tribulation!”

“Exactly! Lord Palace Master’s the one who attracted the Celestial Ascension Tribulation. Why is Duan Ling Tian also suddenly undergoing the Heavenly Tribulation… Impossible!”

“There are certain conditions that have to be met if one wants to attract the Heavenly Tribulation. One of them is to have a certain level of comprehension of heaven and earth. It’s impossible for Duan Ling Tian’s comprehension of heaven and earth to reach that level!”

More and more elders and disciples from the Wandering Saint Palace began to question the situation.

Another Vice Palace Master shook his head as he said, “Is it really impossible for Duan Ling Tian to comprehend heaven and earth to the required level?”

“When Duan Ling Tian dealt with the Tribulation Lightning earlier, his current connection to heaven and earth is very strong and isn’t inferior to Lord Palace Master!”

“It’s quite obvious that Duan Ling Tian’s comprehension of heaven and earth is on par with Lord Palace Master!” The Vice Palace Master of Wandering Saint Palace sounded very certain when he said this.

“His comprehension of heaven and earth is on par with Lord Palace Master?” It took a while for the elders and disciples from Wandering Saint Palace to digest the Vice Palace Master’s words.

At this time, another Vice Palace Master of Wandering Saint Palace, Huang Qi Ling’s father, said, “Rumor has it that when one’s comprehension of heaven and earth has reached its limit and successfully attracts the Celestial Ascension Tribulation, if there’s coincidentally another person whose comprehension has also reached its limit present, the latter might be able to benefit from the former and attract the attention of the Tribulation Clouds from the former’s Celestial Ascension Tribulation! If I’m not mistaken, this is exactly what’s happening right now.” Then, he turned to look at Duan Ling Tian with a complicated gaze. He did not expect Duan Ling Tian would be so strong. He remembered his son had said that Duan Ling Tian was no match for the Palace Master of Wandering Saint Palace three years ago!

“How’s this possible!?”

“I’ve never heard about anything like this!”

The elders and disciples of Wandering Saint Palace were shocked when they heard Huang Qi Ling’s father’s explanation.

Was this really possible? They had never heard of such a thing before.

Huang Qi Ling’s father turned to look at Huang Qi Ling and asked skeptically, “Are you certain Duan Ling Tian was absolutely not a match for Lord Palace Master three years ago? His current strength is on par as Lord Palace Master!”

“Father, three years ago, I witnessed it with my own eyes. Three years ago, Duan Ling Tian was indeed no match for Lord Palace Master… As for how he has grown so strong, I really don’t know the reasons!” Huang Qi Ling said wryly. Although he looked solemn, inwardly, he was very excited. Just a moment ago, when he saw how strong Duan Ling Tian had become, he realized there was a chance Duan Ling Tian could survive this catastrophe. He became even more hopeful when his father mentioned Duan Ling Tian was not inferior to the Palace Master of Wandering Saint Palace!

“That is impossible!” Huang Qi Ling’s father found Huang Qi Ling’s words hard to believe. “How can someone who was not a match for Lord Palace Master three years ago advance so much in such a short time? Even if he’s a prodigy, it’s still impossible!”

“I really don’t know.” Huang Qi Ling shook his head in response.

Meanwhile, the people from the Three Palaces and Six Halls were frightened by the strength Duan Ling Tian had displayed. He was strong enough to attract the Celestial Ascension Tribulation as well?

All of them were discussing this matter among themselves. Their discussion was not unlike those people from the Wandering Saint Palace.

“His comprehension of heaven and earth has reached such a level?” Shi Nan Feng’s expression darkened when he discovered this. He did not expect someone whom he was eager to kill had grown so strong to the point where that person was even stronger than him. Since this Young Mansion Master of Azure Cloud Mansion, Duan Ling Tian, had relied on Yuwen Hao Chen to attract the Celestial Ascension Tribulation, this means if Duan Ling Tian was able to pass the tribulation, he would become an Eminent Celestial. If this happened, it would be easy for Duan Ling Tian to kill them with just a wave of his hand. He knew very well he was no match for Duan Ling Tian at all.

“Damn it! How could Duan Ru Feng have such a powerful son?” Not only was Shi Nan Feng upset, but he was also jealous of Duan Ru Feng, the Mansion Master of Azure Cloud Mansion! At this moment, his eyes were, naturally, trained on Duan Ling Tian’s companions.

Ke’er, Duan Si Ling, Gan Ru Yan.

Shi Nan Feng’s eyes glinted coldly. It was as though he wanted to vent the anger he could not vent on Duan Ling Tian on his companions instead.

After staring at each other for a long time, Yuwen Hao Chen finally broke the silence between them. “Duan Ling Tian, you’ve concealed your strength very well!” His gaze became more threatening as he spoke. Three years ago, Duan Ling Tian was as vulnerable as a baby in front of him. However, currently, Duan Ling Tian was evenly-matched with him. Moreover, Duan Ling Tian had even used him to attract the Celestial Ascension Tribulation as well.

At this time, Shi Nan Feng raised his voice and said coldly, “Palace Master Yuwen, kill him! Don’t tell me you’re planning to help that human become an Eminent Celestial!” Book 7, Heaven and Earth Turned Upside Down – Chapter 16, The Furnace

Linley was in a dire need of a good weapon, and so Monroe Dawson decided to immediately take Linley to Master Vincente. Monroe Dawson, Linley, Yale, George, and Reynolds all went in a group to a dwelling not too far away.

“Lord Chairman!” The guard at the entrance immediately bowed respectfully upon seeing Monroe Dawson.

The servants and guards of the Hyde clan had been personally arranged for by Monroe Dawson. They all belonged to the Dawson Conglomerate to begin with.

“Lord Dawson has arrived?” A middle-aged man who had been quietly lying in rest in the front courtyard instantly scrambled to his feet and walked over. His face filled with gratitude, he said, “Lord Dawson, if you want to see me, all you have to do is send someone for me. I would just come to your place.”

This Vincente truly did feel grateful towards Monroe Dawson.

In this past half year, Monroe Dawson had been extremely friendly and courteous towards his Hyde clan, but hadn’t required anything of them. In particular, when they had fled for their lives, if the Dawson Conglomerate hadn’t assisted them while they were in the Kingdom of Hanmu, perhaps many more members of the Hyde clan would have died.

“Haha, let’s talk inside.” Monroe Dawson slapped Vincente on the shoulders.


Other members of the Hyde clan, such as Vincente’s father, and Vincente’s two sons all came out.

“Come, Mr. Vincente, let me make some introductions.” Monroe Dawson beamed as he pointed at Linley. “The three of you should already know my son, but this one here is that genius magus I have often mentioned to you. He is…”

“Linley of the Baruch clan, a master sculptor and a genius magus.” Vincente continued.

Vincente turned his eyes to Linley. Even Vincente’s father and his two children turned to stare at Linley in awe.

“Linley, I imagine you know about our Hyde clan.” There was a very special sentiment visible in Vincente’s eyes. Although both the Hyde clan and the Baruch clan had decayed in power over the years, in their heart, they were filled with pride and a certain type of arrogance.

The clans of the Four Supreme Warriors had five thousand years of history!

No matter how far they had fallen, this sort of innate pride and arrogance sprung from their hearts.

Two descendants of two Supreme Warrior clans looked at each other, sharing a very special moment.

“The Violetflame Warrior clan.” Linley said modestly. “In the books passed down within our Baruch clan, there are careful descriptions regarding the Hyde clan, one of our fellow Supreme Warrior clans.”

Hearing these words, Vincente couldn’t help but feel as though he had been given quite a bit of face, and felt all the more well-disposed towards Linley. “Linley, let me introduce you. This is my eldest son, Yotian [Yu’xing] Hyde. This is my second son, Trey [Te’lei] Hyde.” Flirtious CEO Vincente clearly was very proud of his sons. “Linley, my two sons are quite talented as well. But of course, compared to you, they have quite a distance to go.”

Yotian and Trey only nodded, but from the fierce look in their eyes, they clearly didn’t submit to their father’s claims that the two brothers were a bit inferior to Linley.

“Haha, alright, Mr. Vincente. I’ve come today to ask you for your help.” Monroe Dawson said directly.

Vincente immediately said magnanimously, “Lord Dawson, if you need anything, just tell me. As long as I am capable, I will definitely do my best.” In this past half year, the Dawson Conglomerate had helped the Hyde clan out in many matters. But the Hyde clan hadn’t been able to repay them at all. After all, the Dawson Conglomerate hadn’t asked them to do anything.

The feeling of owing someone wasn’t a good one.

Monroe Dawson laughed while gesturing at Linley. “Linley wants a good weapon. I want to ask you to be the one to forge it for him.”

“Forge a weapon?” Vincente looked at Linley. “Linley, a weapon for yourself?”

“Yes.” Linley nodded.

A gratified look was in Vincente’s eyes. Nodding, he said, “Right. We descendants of the Four Supreme Warriors can’t be physically puny and weak. We must train as warriors, and naturally we must have a fine weapon. Tell me, what sort of weapon do you desire!”

Both Vincente, and his two sons, upon hearing that Linley was a magus genius, felt a bit of disdain towards him in their hearts. In their eyes, the Four Supreme Warriors descendants should be powerful, invincible warriors. Now that Linley was asking them to help him make a weapon, they felt very happy.

“A heavy sword.” Linley said slowly. “Mr. Vincente, I am 1.9 meters tall. You decide how long the heavy sword should be. You should know what length would be most suitable to someone of my height.”

Vincente was a bit surprised. “A heavy sword? Not a greatsword or a warblade?”

Greatswords and heavy swords were two different types of weapons. “A heavy sword.” Linley said with certainty.