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Revolt against the Heavens – Chapter 64: First month in the Wubei Sect

Chapter 64: First month in the Wubei Sect

Cao Yun wanted to buy some ingredients but reducing his points just before the end of the month would hurt his alloted resources. So he waited for a few days.

rNow that the conflict was over, he let Zhi Yin handle the negotiations. Wen Zhu even lowered their commission to 25% to compensate the harm done. Zhi Yin seemed pretty plain as she never showed any emotion. It was very hard to know what she was thinking. Even Ling Hui who idolized her could not figure it out. But she had a lot of ambitions. And thanks to Cao Yun, she now had gained a lot.

rAfter his interview with her, Wen Zhu was devastated. He would need some time to repair the damage. The reputation of the Dragon's Fire Faction was pretty low right now, and they had lost the most promising alchemist in the kingdom. On the other hand, they had gained a stable relationship with her and Cao Yun through this contract. Wen Zhu completely discarded the idea of recruiting Cao Yun. As long as they worked together, it wasn't so bad. Cao Yun had no desire to make alchemy his main occupation so he was no threat to their business as he even used them to sell his pills.

rOn the other hand, the two main factions who mostly focused on fighting did not like the new situation.

rChan Weifeng from the Red Cliff Faction was slowly worried. He was the faction leader of the greatest faction and yet he was worried by a first-year. He remembered how his faction had offended him over and over again because of some arrogant idiots. Deep down, he still hoped to gain Cao Yun to his faction, but it seemed to become more and more difficult. Now that his faction had strong ties with the Dragon's Fire Faction, he would be stupid to leave like that. Right now, he was certainly the most important member of the Heavenly Swallow Faction so he would get a better treatment there than with them.

rChan Weifeng did not want trouble with Cao Yun as he felt it was really unwise, either inside or later outside the sect. But on the other hand, if his sect grew too big too fast, he would also have a problem. What a conundrum!

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rCao Yun was using his last day before the final training with Chief Instructor Peng to advance the cultivation he could not before.

rHe began by his Qi cultivation. His mind had worked so hard the last few days that controlling the flow of Qi was now as easy as breathing. In a matter of twenty minutes, he opened his sixth meridian, the Spleen Meridian. After this first month, he was halfway through in his 5th-grade Mortal stage. If he could keep up with this speed, in two more months, he would break through into the 6th-grade Mortal stage.

rHe was wondering whether or not he should use pills. They could speed up the process but he was already pretty fast and the toxins worried him a little. If he could better grasp the toxins minimization principle, that would be better. For now, he would wait. If his cultivation began to slow down, it could be a solution.

rFinally he could use the pill he had gone to such lengths to get, the Praying Demon Pill. It was a 1-star Human rank pill, very beneficial to the mind with a Fire element to it. This should prove really beneficial for his mind cultivation which was getting a bit too slow. Cao Yun had seen how useful it could be, so he wanted it to advance as soon as possible.

rAnd even if the threat of the Drop of Wrath had not appeared in a long time, he still saw it every time he got into his sea of consciousness. Every day, he was reminded that this time bomb was in him.

rCao Yun was ready for a very strong effect. This pill was 1-star Human rank, it was a totally different thing compared to the Frozen Heart pill. As soon as he took it in hand, he felt his mind getting heated. Even the Drop of Wrath seemed to react a little. Preparing his mind, he circulated his Yi, Zhi and Shen at their utmost and gulped down the pill.

rHe felt a fire rising in his stomach. It flowed down toward his belly and went all the way down to his coccyx. Afterwards, this fiery energy went back up through his spine. Even the skin of his back was hot. If he had taken off his clothes, his skin would have been red. Finally, the energy shot up in his head.

rWaves erupted in his sea of consciousness as his mind was getting excited. This pill could boost one's mind but it was very potent and with a lack control, it could even prove harmful. Of course, Cao Yun had a great control over his mind. He easily calmed down and condensed the medicinal essence into a fiery ball. It almost looked like there was a sun in his sea of consciousness.

rThe Drop of Wrath was reacting to the medicinal essence and tried to move closer to this fake sun. Fortunately, Cao Yun used his three characters of 'Sealing the Seven Demons in the Nine Peaks' to trap it. After a first unsuccessful attempt, the Drop of Wrath calmed back down.

rFocusing his mind, Cao Yun began to draw the Shen character with the medicinal effect of the pill infused in it. The character that appeared in his mind was not only red, but it was literally written in flames. In only one night, he broke through his bottleneck. He went all the way toward True Success, 64 repetitions. Along the next month, the medicinal energy would get thinner and thinner but he should be able to go all the way to Perfection.

rWhen he stopped cultivating, the Shen character in his sea of consciousness seemed to be surrounded by an extreme heat. The Drop of Wrath tried to put some distance between itself and the character. On the other hand, Yi and Zhi seemed to be even more attracted to it. These three characters were like planets orbiting around the Drop of Wrath, prisoner between them.

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rThe next day was the group training with Chief Instructor Peng.

rThe day after, Cao Yun went back to the alchemy pavilion to thank his instructor.

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Chapter end

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Catalogue
Chapter 1: The fateful night
Chapter 2: Meeting a dying god
Chapter 3: 1-Core Demonic Beast
Chapter 4: Full recovery
Chapter 5: Feng Yingyue
Chapter 6: Sorrowful Dew Pearl
Chapter 7: 2-Core Demonic Beasts
Chapter 8: The bird and the snake
Chapter 9: Parents protecting their kid
Chapter 10: Yinmen City
Chapter 11: Huang Cixi
Chapter 12: The first night in town
Chapter 13: The City Lord Dun Mofan
Chapter 14: Sealing the Seven Demons
Chapter 15: The auction
Chapter 16: Assassination
Chapter 17: Great Alchemy Master Hua
Chapter 18: Alchemy Competition
Chapter 19: True success
Chapter 20: Farewell
Chapter 21: Ambush
Chapter 22: Entering the Lunar marsh
Chapter 23: The Evil Way
Chapter 24: The Demon kills Evil
Chapter 25: Elder Gu's revenge
Chapter 26: Entrance examination
Chapter 27: Assessment stone
Chapter 28: Eight Directions Engulfing array formation
Chapter 29: Killing in the eight directions
Chapter 30: Eighteen Weapons Mechanical Puppet
Chapter 31: Choosing a weapon
Chapter 32: Azure Dragon's Seven Piercing Stars
Chapter 33: Yin-Yang Torture Illusion array
Chapter 34: Tempering within torment
Chapter 35: Final test
Chapter 36: A friendly competition
Chapter 37: The first horn of the dragon
Chapter 38: Settling two bets
Chapter 39: The Wubei Sect's rules
Chapter 40: Nine Chi Black Dragon Spear
Chapter 41: The martial art pavilion
Chapter 42: A troubled night
Chapter 43: Alchemy principles
Chapter 44: The first pill
Chapter 45: Training grounds
Chapter 46: The turtle whips
Chapter 47: Mei Ying
Chapter 48: Eight Factions
Chapter 49: Heavenly Swallow
Chapter 50: The sleepy alchemist
Chapter 51: Deciding on a faction
Chapter 52: Warrior Dream array formation
Chapter 53: The trial
Chapter 54: 1-star Earth rank alchemist
Chapter 55: The Wubei Merit Market
Chapter 56: First sell
Chapter 57: Exceptional sell
Chapter 58: Howling Crane Gorges
Chapter 59: True Essence pills
Chapter 60: A forced bet
Chapter 61: Another duel of two Hearts
Chapter 62: A disheartened duel
Chapter 63: Truce between Fire and Swallow
Chapter 64: First month in the Wubei Sect
Chapter 65: A blacksmith in need
Chapter 66: Lu Meihan
Chapter 67: Preparation for the duel
Chapter 68: Coiling Silk's invitation
Chapter 69: A fragrant room
Chapter 70: Controlling the fire in one's mind
Chapter 71: The Metal Corporeal Soul
Chapter 72: The Wubei Sect's library
Chapter 73: Guarding the Ten Thousand Directions
Chapter 74: 1-star Earth array formation master
Chapter 75: A visitor to the Devil's Jail
Chapter 76: Preparation for the challenge
Chapter 78: Settling a grudge with the bimonthly duels
Chapter 79: Blood horse vs Wind dragon
Chapter 80: Hate and despair
Chapter 81: New determinations after the fight
Chapter 82: Chief Elder Suxian's personal lecture
Chapter 83: Seamless Qi Vortex Array formation
Chapter 84: Thousand Snakes Invade the Shell
Chapter 85: Locking the Seven and Stopping the Waves
Chapter 86: Nefarious intent toward a blacksmith
Chapter 87: 6th-grade Mortal
Chapter 88: Unifying all the meridians
Chapter 89: Contrived Shell Balm
Chapter 90: Hunting in the Lunar Marsh
Chapter 91: Blood drinking runes
Chapter 92: The Silver Lion leader
Chapter 93: Eight Blood Runes
Chapter 94: Luduo Bu's Inner demon
Chapter 95: The Dragon's Chest
Chapter 96: The blood devours eight demons
Chapter 97: End of the obsession
Chapter 98: Healing after the battle
Chapter 99: The Drop of Wrath
Chapter 100: Ren Chao's disappearance
Chapter 101: Plan for a rescue
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