Library of Heaven's Path - chapter-1459
“How could that be possible?”
“Leaping two cultivation realms in a single breath…”
Everyone was stunned.
Even the First Elder was shocked beyond words. His cheeks were puffed
crimson in agitation, and he opened and closed his mouth several times,
but he was still unable to find his voice.
It was just a moment ago that he had said that it was not too likely for
the young man to make a breakthrough to the Phantasmal Space realm, but
who would have thought that the other party would actually rocket right
up to the Dimension Sundering realm!
It was a common saying in the Master Teacher Continent that formidable
geniuses were able to achieve breakthroughs as easily as drinking
water… but not even drinking water would be as fast as this!
Was the young man really an offspring of the side family and not the
young prodigy in disguise?
“This is… This can’t be… This is impossible!” Zhang Ningxin’s face
had turned completely pale in shock, and he retreated several steps while
shaking his head in disbelief.
For a Grand Dominion realm pinnacle cultivator to charge straight toward
the Dimension Sundering realm… It was no wonder the other party said
that he had to fix some of the details so as to avoid drawing too much
attention. This was no longer at the level of drawing attention; this was
at the level of stroke-inducing!
actually step across an entire realm… How in the world did he manage to
In order to advance from Phantasmal Space realm primary stage to
intermediate stage, Zhang Ningxin had spent many long months cultivating,
and he had paid a hefty price to obtain the resources needed for him to
hasten his cultivation. Yet, the other party had actually managed to make
the breakthrough in an instant.
The frustration he felt left him on the verge of spurting blood.
At this point, it seemed more like he was the one from the side family
whereas the other party was from the main family!
While the crowd was shocked beyond words, Zhang Xuan heaved a sigh of
This is more like it.
Back when Zhang Jiuxiao was cultivating, he had noticed that there was a
tremendous surge of energy lying dormant within Zhang Jiuxiao, ready to
burst forth at any moment.
During the previous break, Zhang Xuan had used the Library of Heaven’s
Path to analyze the surge of energy before telling Zhang Jiuxiao the way
in which he could draw out that surge of energy. However, he had not
thought that Zhang Jiuxiao would be able to push right for the Dimension
If I’m not mistaken, this surge of energy was left in him after his
bloodline was purified and partially awakened in the Blood Reservoir last
night, Zhang Xuan thought.
Previously, he had used the golden page to enhance Zhang Jiuxiao’s
bloodline, and at this moment, the purity of his bloodline was likely to
exceed even that of the legendary young prodigy.
With the current level of purity of his bloodline, not only would he be
able to effectively absorb the Time Quintessence in the Blood Reservoir
and activate it, he would also be able to raise his cultivation
explosively, just like how Zhao Ya and Yuan Tao had done in the past.
As the time that he had spent in the Blood Reservoir was severely
limited, not to mention that he had spent most of the time going through
the Saint 6-dan and Saint 7-dan cultivation techniques from Saint 6-dan
to Saint 7-dan, he had not noticed the presence of the energy lying
dormant in his body.
It was only after he achieved a breakthrough to Grand Dominion realm
pinnacle that Zhang Xuan noticed it. Thus, he had told Zhang Jiuxiao to
use a special method to activate it, but he did not think that it would
be so effective.
In the blink of an eye, he had broken through the bottleneck of the
Phantasmal Space realm and rushed right for the Dimension Sundering realm.
Most geniuses of the Sage Clans would have their bloodlines activated
from a young age, and they would slowly use the energy to raise their
cultivation. On the other hand, Zhang Jiuxiao’s bloodline had only been
activated after he reached the Grand Dominion realm, so the sheer scale
of the energy that he had in there was not too difficult to imagine.
As expected of the bloodline of the strongest Sage Clan… Zhang Xuan
thought in envy.
But of course, what’s more important is that he has simulated the
cultivation to the Phantasmal Space realm in his consciousness prior to
his breakthrough, thus allowing him to control the energy within his body
effectively. Otherwise, such swift successive breakthroughs would have
been extremely hard to achieve, and in the worst-case scenario, his
energy might even have run amok, causing him to literally explode.
While the energy from his bloodline was a reason behind his swift
breakthrough, equally important was how familiar he had become with the
Phantasmal Space realm Heaven’s Path Divine Art.
Otherwise, tapping on this huge reserve of energy all of a sudden could
really pose to be a great danger. In the worst-case scenario, he might
have blown himself to dust.
It could be said that this swift breakthrough was really dependent on
luck and timing, and it was irreplicable. Not even Zhang Xuan himself
would be able to do the same.
to quickly make a breakthrough, too. Otherwise, it will be too
embarrassing if I can’t even match up to my own students, Zhang Xuan
Even a student whom he had just taken in was stronger than him. Could it
be that he was more suited to be an educator than a cultivator?
Seeing the people around him overtake him had really left with a deep
feeling of defeat.
If not for Sun Qiang serving as a counter-benchmark for him, he really
would have thought that he was not suited for cultivation.
However, there’s still a flaw in my Phantasmal Space realm Heaven’s Path
Recalling the cultivation technique that was still incomplete despite all
of his efforts to perfect it, Zhang Xuan frowned.
He would have loved to make a breakthrough if he could, but until his
cultivation technique was impeccable, he was too disgusted by the flaws
in it to cultivate it.
Given how many experts there are around here, as long as I can access
their collection of cultivation technique manuals, it shouldn’t be too
difficult for me to fill in that one last flaw. Given so, I should be
able to reach Phantasmal Space realm pinnacle within the next few days!
Zhang Xuan tossed aside his concerns and turned his gaze back to the
More and more storm clouds were gathering in the area, ready to fall at
In this moment, everyone in the sparring grounds was already panicking.
No one was fighting anymore, and they had all fled out of the radius of
the lightning tribulation, assessing the situation warily from a distance
away. Even the First Elder had backed out of the area with a livid
experienceWatching as the storm clouds grew larger and larger, Zhang
Jiuxiao was starting to panic. He anxiously sent telepathic messages over
to Zhang Xuan. “Teacher, what should I do?”
“You are my direct disciple. You have to overcome this lightning
tribulation with your own strength!” Zhang Xuan replied sternly with a
wave of his hand.
He would not mind helping others tide through their lightning tribulation
but not his own direct disciples.
As dangerous as lightning tribulations were, they could be considered a
trial to the cultivator. This was an experience that was crucial to make
cultivators mature and grow. After all, Zhang Xuan could not always be
around to cover his students from their lightning tribulations, so he
could not allow them to become dependent on him.
“I understand!” Seeing the determined look on his teacher’s face, Zhang
Jiuxiao realized that there was no room for negotiation on this matter.
Thus, he gritted his teeth and turned his gaze back to the sky.
“Follow what I have taught you, and you should be able to overcome the
lightning tribulation with ease!” Zhang Xuan instructed.
Back when they were in the Blood Reservoir, he had imparted not only the
simplified Heaven’s Path Divine Art but also a way to deal with the
While Zhang Xuan’s method of dealing with lightning tribulations was
something that others could not learn, he was still able to tally the
insights of predecessors to devise a set of strategies that a cultivator
could use to minimize the risk of the lightning tribulation.
“I understand.” Knowing that he only had himself to count on, Zhang
Jiuxiao took in a deep breath and roared loudly before dashing right into
From how he was willing to venture alone to the Qingyuan Empire just to
vie for the slot to the Sanctum of Sages, it was not too hard to tell
that he was a tenacious person full of grit.
teacher had already handed him all the tools that he needed; what he
needed to do now was take the last step forward with his own strength!
Seemingly provoked by Zhang Jiuxiao’s actions, the lightning tribulation
crackled in fury. An eight-meter thick lightning bolt descended from the
Gritting his teeth tightly together, Zhang Jiuxiao dashed fearlessly
By the time the lightning bolt dissipated, Zhang Jiuxiao was already
lying on the ground, his body scorched with severe burns. His body was
convulsing slightly, seemingly having sustained severe injuries.
Seeing this, Zhang Xuan felt compelled to dash forward to support his
student, but at the last moment, he forced himself to stay put and
averted his gaze.
He must survive this with his own strength. Only then will he mature and
Zhang Xuan believed that grooming a student was similar to raising a
child. It was fine to guide them on every step of their journey when they
were still younger and unprepared, but eventually, they had to learn to
face the world on their own.
While he had only taken in Zhang Jiuxiao a day ago, he believed that
Zhang Jiuxiao was already ready for it. If anything, this trial was what
he needed in order for him to affirm his own strength and gain confidence
in his capability. It would sever the inferiority complex that he had
always felt as an offspring from the side family, allowing him to stand
on his own two feet.
also with similar reasons that he had sent his other students out to
venture out and find their own paths and reasons to fight.
Parents love their children by planning ahead for them.
Teachers love their students by creating opportunities for self-discovery
so that they can learn and mature.
Currently, Zhang Jiuxiao had reached this important juncture in this
life. Charge through it, and he would be like a fish morphing into a
divine dragon, soaring into the boundless heavens where the sky was the
On the other hand, if he failed, naturally, Zhang Xuan would step in and
save him, but by then… he would no longer be worthy of remaining as his