Battle Through the Heavens - chapter-679
The Jia Ma Sacred City was the capital city of the Jia Ma Empire. Being
the most bustling city of the entire empire, the human flow that it
consumed and released each day had reached quite a frightening number.
However, this bustling city had a somewhat pressuring atmosphere at this
moment. There was the faint suppressed feeling of a storm brewing.
Such a feeling was naturally spread and created by the Primer clan, which
had suddenly announced a temporary closure of all its auction houses and
shops. This action by one of the three large clans of the empire
undoubtedly indicated to everyone that quite a big trouble would fall on
The public did not lack some people who were well informed. Hence, there
were some rumors spread that the Misty Cloud Sect had plans to
exterminate the Primer clan.
This rumor immediately stirred up quite a big commotion within the city
the moment it spread. The people of the Jia Ma Empire could clearly see
that the Misty Cloud Sect was becoming increasingly arrogant these couple
of years. Moreover, other than the imperial family, the only faction
within the entire Jia Ma Empire that could cause the Primer clan, who had
become the top of the three large clans, to act so cautiously was likely
only the Misty Cloud Sect, which was a short distance from the capital…
The atmosphere within the headquarters of the Primer clan, which was
situated toward the south of the city was exceptionally tense while the
rumors were spreading all over the city. Anxious human figures paced back
and forth in the mansion. All the guards had also been deployed back from
the other places to guard this mansion extremely tightly. A countless
number of arrow bunches that possessed cold flickering glints in the
darkness were swaying unsteadily all over the mansion. The sharp long
arrows would instantly be shot out upon the appearance of any uninvited
While human figures were rushing about all over the mansion, the
atmosphere in the spacious meeting room in the center of the mansion was
extremely tense. Everyone seated in that place were the core members of
the Primer clan. At this moment, their expressions were mostly ugly. Of
course, it was likely anyone in the Jia Ma Empire who suddenly become a
target of the Misty Cloud Sect would have difficulty forming a smile on
“Ya Fei, is the news that the Misty Cloud Sect is about to attack our
Primer clan true?” An old man in the hall frowned and inquired softly.
All the gazes in the hall shot toward the pretty woman who was seated in
the leader’s seat when they heard the old man’s question. The
latter’s enchantingly beautiful face was also covered with a solemn
expression at this moment. She nodded slightly in the face of
everyone’s eyes and said, “First Elder, this news is indeed true. It
is likely that the Misty Cloud Sect will really act within two days!”
Although everyone already had an answer in their hearts, the faces of
many people in the hall still became much darker upon hearing Ya Fei’s
The face of the old man who was called First Elder was somewhat familiar.
If one were to observe it carefully, one would realize that he was the
head of the Primer clan back then, Primer Tengshan. However, hearing the
manner in which Ya Fei addressed him, it seemed that he had handed over
the position of the clan head during these three years…
Primer Tengshan slowly sighed when he heard Ya Fei’s words. He
descended into a silence amid the desperate state of the clan.
“All of this is because of those fellows from the Xiao clan. If we did
not help them, we would not have offended the Misty Cloud Sect and the
problems today would not occur!” A somewhat sharp voice sounded under
the pressure brought by the three words ‘Misty Cloud Sect’. Quite a
number of agreement immediately followed when the voice sounded. Clearly,
they were finally unable to suppress the thought in their hearts when
“All of you shut up!” Primer Tengshan immediately became furious when
he heard the noise in the Meeting Room. His palm slammed violently onto
the table. The sudden loud sound shocked everyone into being quiet.
Primer Tengshan looked at the calm faced man who was seated in a
wheelchair beside him after suppressing everyone. He immediately glanced
at the somewhat icy-cold face of Hai Bodong with his eyes shut beside Ya
Fei. He let out a bitter laugh and said, “Mister Xiao Ding, my clan
members have lost themselves and allowed you to see a joke.”
Xiao Ding smiled and shook his head when he heard Primer Tengshan words.
His gaze slowly swept over everyone’s faces. Anyone who exchanged gazes
with him would involuntarily shift their gaze away a moment later.
Although this man’s legs were currently crippled, everyone would
involuntarily feel some chillness for some unknown reason when they
looked at the face where a faint smile was hung.
His clan was nearly destroyed and he had been turned into a state where
he became a cripple who could only rely on his wheelchair. These sudden
changes were sufficient to cause any ordinary person to become crazy.
However, this man appeared to be totally unaffected. That manner was as
though he was without emotion… this kind of person was indeed very
“First Elder Tengshan, this matter is indeed related to our Xiao
clan…” Xiao Ding laughed. His gaze swept toward Primer Tengshan as he
said, “If the Misty Cloud Sect really wants to attack the Primer clan,
you can hand me or even half of the clan members to them. After which,
you can announce that these are all the remaining people of the Xiao
clan. Please try to think of a way to quietly let the other clan members
leave. The Xiao clan might be met with a great calamity but some of our
blood must remain!”
Many people in the hall were somewhat stunned when they heard Xiao
Ding’s words. The coldness in their hearts became more intense as they
looked at the smile hanging on the former’s face. With a casual tone,
he had handed himself and half of his clan out. This tactic could not be
described as being not vicious.
Primer Tengshan’s eyelids also twitched at Xiao Ding’s words. He
deeply looked at the smiling Xiao Ding before he quietly spoke in his
heart, “He might be young but he has stayed absolutely rational. The
Xiao clan need not be worry that it cannot prosper with such talent.
“Little fellow Xiao Ding, you can rest assured that no one will hand
you over. Even if I have to risk this old life of mine and half of the
Primer clan, the old me will ensure nothing will happen to you!” An
ice-cold voice suddenly sounded. Everyone raised their heads and saw that
Hai Bodong had unknowingly opened his eyes. Those somewhat lush blue eyes
had a cold glint currently flickering in them. Everyone who had any
objection had no choice but to wisely swallow the words in their mouth in
the face of this cold glint.
“Old Hai…” Xiao Ding was startled. His eyes, which were like an old
well without ripples, also began to fluctuate a little. He clearly
understood in his heart that if Ya Fei and Hai Bodong had not tried their
best to protect them within the Primer clan, it was likely that the Xiao
clan would have already lost their protection. However, he did not expect
that Hai Bodong was still this stubborn after things had developed until
this stage. He was even willing to lose half of the Primer clan.
“Old Hai, are you still waiting for third brother to return…” Xiao
Ding laughed bitterly before he softly sighed. At this moment, even he no
longer had such a great confidence. Perhaps, he could only hope that Xiao
Yan would be able to return in the future and help take revenge for the
“Ha ha, I have confidence in that fellow…” Hai Bodong laughed out
loud. His gaze immediately glanced at Primer Tengshan by the side and
coldly snorted, “All of you only know how to be short-sighted like a
mouse. Do you think that the Misty Cloud Sect has really decided to
attack us, the Primer clan, because of the Xiao clan? It is not as though
you are unaware of their activities these few years. The three large
clans of the empire and even the imperial family. Hmph, just wait and see
who will be able to luckily escape.”
Primer Tengshan was silent. He immediately laughed bitterly and sighed.
How could he not be aware that the current Misty Cloud Sect was showing
signs of cleaning up the factions in the empire. However, it would be for
the best if they could delay this a little longer… he might think in
this manner within his heart but he did not dare to give voice to it. Hai
Bodong was the true Grand Elder within the clan. There was no doubt about
his credit in enabling the Primer clan to possess its current status.
Even he dared not dispute him. Of course, if Hai Bodong did not possess
such a great reputation within the Primer clan, with just Ya Fei’s
ability alone, she would have difficulty controlling the clan regardless
of how capable she was.
“What should we do now? Why don’t we request for help from the Mu
clan, Nalan clan, the Alchemist Association, or the imperial family?”
Primer Tengshan sighed again.
“It’s useless…” Ya Fei shook her head. Her delicate finger gently
knocked on the table as her bright eyes swept over the large hall. She
said, “The Misty Cloud Strength is currently too great. Even they
don’t dare to provoke them. If they really wanted to help us, they
would have sent people over without us requesting for help. If they
don’t wish to or don’t dare to, any request for help will not aid the
“Then… do we just sit here and wait to die?” Some people in the
hall could endure it no longer as they asked.
Ya Fei raised her eyes, turned her head and spoke to Primer Tengshan,
“First Elder, in order to prepare for the worst, I have already quietly
sent some of the younger generations of our Primer clan out of the
capital to protect our clan’s bloodline. If it really comes to that
stage, I’m afraid that other than surrender, we can only fight to our
“Ugh, girl, you have indeed thought ahead to actually prepare our
clan’s escape route. However, that kind of situation… is also too
terrible,” Primer Tengshan was startled when he heard this. It seemed
that he had just become aware of these things.
“Surrender… I don’t think that our ending will be any good if we do
Primer Tengshan sighed again. He was just about to speak when the entire
Jia Ma Empire’s sky suddenly emitted a rolling-thunder-like explosion.
The explosion continued on endlessly, causing the entire city’s gaze to
be thrown onto the sky. At this moment, a cloud that was agglomerated
from energy was formed at the source of the explosion. By the side of the
cloud was a longsword that was emitting a sharp aura as it pierced
straight into the former.
“This is the Misty Cloud Sect’s signal…” The entire city erupted
into waves of exclamation as they looked at the special energy mark in
the sky. Some sensitive people displayed shocked faces. Did this Misty
Cloud Sect really want to attack the Primer clan?
Quite a number of people swarmed out of the hall within the Primer clan.
They looked at the mark in the sky and their expressions immediately
“Primer clan, hand over the remaining members of the Xiao clan.
Otherwise, today will be the day your clan is eliminated!”
A cold, indifferent cry was carried by a powerful Dou Qi as it resounded
like thunder throughout the entire Jia Ma Sacred City not long after the