Immortal Soaring Blade - Book 3, Chapter 95 - Ice Phoenix’s Might
The bright light from the Cold Underworld Sword reflected off Zhao Jiuge’s black robe. When the rain of sword energy got close, Zhao Jiuge’s clothes began to flutter. The surrounding people only saw him gently flick his wrist.
Bright, silver light from several rays of silver sword energy filled this dark, underground corridor. These rays of sword energy were completely different from the ones released by those eight women. Zhao Jiuge was indeed worthy of being a disciple from the holy land that focused on swords!
Zhao Jiuge didn’t bother using much skill. He used brute force to beat them, putting almost no sword intent into his attack.
The rain of sword energy was destroyed by a gentle swing from Zhao Jiuge. The residual sword energy mercilessly smashed toward the eight women.
Zhao Jiuge’s movements were as smooth as water, and the women watching were all shocked. They had never seen such a beautiful sword art.
Several rays of silver sword energy bombarded the eight women. They had the formations active and their spirit forces were linked together, forming two pillars of light. When Zhao Jiuge’s sword energy smashed into them, the white and red pillars of light trembled violently. In the end, the pillars weren’t able to withstand the blow and dissipated.
The remaining sword energy caused the eight to cough out blood. Only the one leading them was in slightly better condition than everyone else.
Their clothes were torn by the sword energy, leaving two of them with their important parts exposed. However, Zhao Jiuge didn’t even bother to look at them\.
He had seriously injured the eight of them with just one blow. It wasn’t enough to endanger their lives, but they had temporarily lost the ability to fight. Only a few of them were able to support themselves by stabbing their swords into the ground.
Their expressions were all the same. They looked at the young man before them in shock. A late stage Spirit Core Realm cultivator had defeated them in one attack. They had faced Spirit Core Realm cultivators before, and even a cultivator at the late stage of the Spirit Core Realm would suffer under their combined attack.
However, they were merely frogs at the bottom of the well. They only relied on the Happy Monk and lived in this middle-of-nowhere place, so how could they know what powerful cultivators were like? They had no idea how powerful the geniuses in this world could be.
Zhao Jiuge’s heart wasn’t affected by any external factors. Although he had dealt with the four of them, the Four Divine Formations formed by the eight of them still needed to be dealt with.
The White Tiger and Vermillion Bird rushed toward Zhao Jiuge. When he saw this, he was a bit nervous. He thought it was fortunate that these cultivators were so weak. Even these weak imitations of spirit beasts were able to make him feel a bit nervous; he couldn’t imagine what real one would be like.
Zhao Jiuge let out a mouthful of foul air and focused. He looked at the Vermillion Bird and battle intent surged in his heart. Since it wants to fight, let’s see who’s stronger!
He had already lowered his Cold Underworld Sword, but with the increase in battle intent, he raised it up once more. This time, though, following a ray of silver sword energy was the cry of a phoenix!
The cry was very loud and vivid, much louder than the Four Divine Formations. A large, noble, and slender figure appeared above the Cold Underworld Sword.
The figure was completely ice-blue and its phoenix eyes were devoid of any emotion. It looked down on everything as it opened its wings. Although it was just the soul of a spirit beast, it looked like the real spirit beast itself had appeared.
The moment it appeared, it was able to suppress the White Tiger and Vermillion Bird. It continued to let out phoenix cries that echoed through the corridors. Normally, Zhao Jiuge would not release it, as it was one of his hidden aces. However, being stimulated to battle by the Vermillion Bird, he had released the phoenix soul from his sword.
Zhao Jiuge wondered just how powerful the phoenix was when it was alive, given how powerful just its soul was. The Huaxia Dynasty was vast and boundless. There were countless breeds of monsters, and some could be considered immortal beasts. He wondered if he could encounter a beast like that!
After the cold phoenix emerged, everyone looked up at the beautiful figure hovering above. The eight women in white were shocked before being overcome with despair. They had no confidence in facing an opponent like this, and they knew it was over for them.
Zhao Jiuge gave his command and the ice phoenix immediately charged toward the White Tiger. It didn’t do anything special, it just flew toward it in a very barbaric manner.
Zhao Jiuge’s expression changed slightly. He thought that the ice phoenix would use its best move, but instead it just charged in like a wild animal. Zhao Jiuge had control over the ice phoenix, but as for how it would fight, the phoenix would decide on its own.
Zhao Jiuge’s mouth twitched. There was no need to worry, he only needed to watch. The ice phoenix was going to win, and it seemed like using it against those two weak silhouettes was like killing a chicken with a knife meant for slaughtering cows.
He had seen information about the Four Divine Formations, and they formed the Azure Dragon, the White Tiger, the Black Tortoise, and the Vermillion Bird. When powerful cultivators used these formations, they would summon all four beasts and attack in turn, which made them very deadly. However, these women were only able to barely summon two faint shadows with eight people.
The ice phoenix arrived before the White Tiger, and when they collided, a spirit force fluctuation burst out. When the ice phoenix pierced the White Tiger, it created a burst of blue light.
The ice phoenix let out a crisp cry as it passed through the White Tiger. The White Tiger let out a miserable cry before it faded from existence.
Four of the women coughed out blood from the backlash, and their injuries were not light.
After the ice phoenix dealt with the White Tiger with brute force, it circled around and flew higher up. Its eyes were filled with human-like emotions as it looked down with disdain.
The fire made by the Vermillion Bird was about to hit Zhao Jiuge. Only now did the ice phoenix look at the Vermillion Bird.
It opened its mouth slightly, but instead of letting out a cry, it spit out an ice-blue light. This was clearly the ice phoenix’s special power, the Nine Heaven Ice.
The difference between the two was obvious. The ice-blue spirit force released by the ice phoenix had clearly materialized and was very powerful!
Zhao Jiuge instantly felt like the temperature of the entire underground area had dropped a few degrees.
The battle between the Vermillion Bird and ice phoenix was the interweaving of ice and fire. The entire underground area trembled slightly.
The ice mist released by the ice phoenix slowly spread, and the powerful-looking fire no longer looked as fierce in comparison.
When the two attacks collided, a shocking scene occurred. The fire that came out of the Vermillion Bird was completely frozen. This ice was strong enough to freeze fire!