Fantasy: I! Accept disciples and become stronger! - Chapter 6
The Witherwood Gate was a large sect in the Southern Province. Although it wasn’t as powerful as the Profound Sword Sect, it still had Nascent Soul experts overseeing it.
Not to mention a Nascent Soul expert, even Duan Li’s master wasn’t something a mere Gui family could contend against.
Gui Tiancheng, the current patriarch of the Gui Clan, was only at the fifth level of the Soul Condensation Realm. The strongest in Half Moon City was the Wang Clan Patriarch and he was only at the sixth level of the Soul Condensation Realm.
To put it bluntly, a peak eighth level Soul Condensation Realm expert could uproot the entire Wang Clan, the number one clan in Half Moon City, let alone destroy the Gui Clan.
The Duan Clan even reported that soon, Duan Li would return to Half Moon City to participate in the annual Half Moon City Grand Competition. When he came back, his master would accompany him back!
After learning of this matter, the Gui family instantly became a mess.
Anyone could guess that Duan Li’s return this time wasn’t just as simple as participating in the annual Half Moon City Grand Competition.
If nothing unexpected happened, the day Duan Li returned would most likely be the day when the Gui family was removed from Half Moon City!
This was also why Gui Yiyi and the others had rushed over to the Profound Sword Sect so anxiously.
The Profound Sword Sect could be said to be the last glimmer of hope for the Gui family.
The Profound Sword Sect was famous for being overbearing and protective. Once they became disciples of the Profound Sword Sect, even a mere disciple would probably be enough to intimidate the Witherwood Sect.
However, as time passed, more and more geniuses appeared. Their hopes of entering the Profound Sword Sect, in the end, were getting dimmer and dimmer…
Time passed minute by minute, and the test came to an end.
Other than Gui Yiyi, Xuan Yi had never seen anyone with more than 100 aptitude points. On the other hand, there was one with more than 90 aptitude points. It was Yang Hong, who had a bone age of 16 and was in the seventh level of the Qi Condensation Realm. His natural talent had reached 91. He was only 1 point less than Bai Zisong, the number one genius of the Profound Sword Sect. Even though his natural talent was inferior to Gui Yiyi, he was still extremely monstrous.
Originally, other than Gui Yiyi, Xuan Yi had wanted to take Yang Hong away with him. However, after a period of observation, Xuan Yi had dispelled this thought. Yang Hong’s personality was arrogant, and he was somewhat displeased.
The first part ended.
Of the ten thousand people in the square, only eight hundred were disqualified. The remaining nine thousand were all qualified!
The most dazzling among them was none other than Yang Hong.
Bone age 16, Qi Condensation Seventh level! Even the higher-ups of the Profound Sword Sect had no choice but to value such talent.
Although the second stage had not started yet, with Yang Hong’s talent, entering the Profound Sword Sect was a matter of utmost importance. He would probably be accepted as a disciple by a higher-level member of the Profound Sword Sect and become a personal disciple.
Many envious gazes focused on Yang Hong.
Gui Yiyi, Gui Lan, and the others were no exception.
“This is the difference between normal people and geniuses. We’ll have to fight for the thousand spots with all our might. Yang Hong has practically set a spot. I’m sure that even if he doesn’t participate in the second test, he would still be able to enter the Profound Sword Sect.” A disciple of the Gui family couldn’t help but sigh.
The Second Elder frowned and said, “Talent is something you are born with. Such things can’t be envied. One’s path of cultivation doesn’t mean everything. I hope you can understand this. I’m sure you’ve heard a lot about the deeds and legends of the current Sovereign King. His talent back then was inferior to yours, but what was the result?”
The Second Elder’s words caused the originally somewhat dejected disciples of the Gui family to be swept away.
It was said that the ruler of the Heavenly Wind Kingdom’s aptitude was extremely back then, but in the end, he had become the ruler of the Heavenly Wind Kingdom and the top five super experts of the current Heavenly Wind Kingdom. As for the geniuses of his time, they had all been trampled on by him!
From that, one could see that talent didn’t mean anything!
After the first segment ended, the second segment arrived as scheduled.
Under the leadership of an elder of the Profound Sword Sect, over 9,000 qualified people set off to the Demon Beast Forest not far from the Profound Sword Sect’s headquarters.
Through the huge projection floating above the Profound Sword Sect, Xuan Yi and the others could see the situation of all the participants in the Demon Beast Forest.
Within a huge projection screen, there were over 9,000 small screens. Each participant occupied a small screen. Through the projection, the higher-ups of the Profound Sword Sect could see the entire journey of their training.
Xuan Yi’s gaze drifted between the few participants. Of course, Gui Yiyi was the one who was most concerned about it.
“Yang Hong isn’t bad. He’s at the peak of the seventh level of Qi Condensation, and he won’t be at a disadvantage when fighting four early eighth level Qi Condensation demon beasts alone. He’s even able to faintly gain the upper hand, and he lives up to the reputation of a genius.” The head of the Profound Sword Sect, Jian Nantian, looked at the person on the projection screen and praised.
That person was none other than Yang Hong, who had displayed his incomparable talent during the first part of the test.
“Indeed. In comparison, Fi Zhen is a bit inferior. Originally, I thought that even if his talent wasn’t as good as Yang Hong’s, it wouldn’t drag him down too much. Now, it seems that I had overestimated him. He’s at the peak of the seventh level of Qi Condensation, yet he’s no match for an early eighth level Qi Condensation demon beast.” Beside Jian Nantian, a deputy sect master shook his head and looked at a black-clothed young man on the small screen with great disappointment. At this moment, he was being pursued by a mid-stage Qi Condensation demon beast, and he was extremely miserable.
“Heh, this Fi Zhen is relying on a medicinal pot that is filled up with medicinal pills. At the same level, Yang Hong can defeat him with one move!” An elder said.
The first part of the test only measured their cultivation bases, and there was no real ability to learn.
But the second part was different.
The ‘geniuses’ that were filled up with medicinal pills instantly revealed their true forms.
As for Gui Yiyi, who was the focus of Xuan Yi’s attention, was displaying quite the poor performance. She was no match for a demon beast in the same realm, and she didn’t have any tricks up her sleeves. She had not experienced any actual combat.
Other than Xuan Yi, no other higher-ups of the Profound Sword Sect would focus any of their attention on her. They glanced by her and did not stop to stare.
To be certain, she would not be among the 1,000 spots that would be held later.
However, Xuan Yi didn’t expect her to pass the second round of screening. Before her Ice Spirit Physique had awakened, her talent was only average among the near ten thousand people.
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