Chapter 21: Armor Qi.

Edited by: Mochiusagi 

Under the illumination of the torches, the officials could clearly see what was rolling on the ground. It was a human head!

Although the human head was covered with blood and stained with a lot of dust, they could still recognize it. It was Zhang Long's head.

Zhang Long was dead!

The person who killed him was Shen Changqing in front of them!

For a moment, the atmosphere became heavy.

The officials' faces were shocked and angered, but no one dared to take action without permission. They knew very well that the means of the people from the Demon Suppression Division was definitely not something they could deal with.

Besides, in Lin'an City, Zhang Long's strength can be said to be one of the few who were at the top.

In the government office, even if all the officials were combined, they could not compete with him.

If even someone as strong as died in the hands of Shen Changqing, then they going forward would just be asking for death. 


It was only because they were wearing government clothes, appearing as officials, that they did not back off.

Slowly stepping forward, Shen Changqing looked at the officials, who also took a step back and said indifferently: "Zhao Fang and Zhang Long had colluded with the demons. They had taken thousands of lives in the Ancient Moon Village. Now that Zhang Long has been dealt with, only Zhao Fang is left."

"This Lord is only here to take Zhao Fang's life, so other unrelated people quickly retreat. Otherwise, do not blame me for not showing mercy!"

Hearing his words, the faces of the officials changed again.

Zhao Fang and Zhang Long colluded with the demons and killed thousands of people in the Ancient Moon Village!

They naturally did not believe it just because Shen Changqing said it.

However, Shen Changqing was from the Demon Suppression Division, wearing the Slayer uniform.


The belief in their hearts began to waver.

At this moment, under the leadership of an official, Zhao Fang and Zhuang Mingyuan had arrived at the scene.

"What is happening?!"

Zhao Fang asked with authority, but when he saw Shen Changqing standing there, his pupils shrunk. When he saw Zhang Long's head on the ground, his face immediately twitched.

With his questioning, dead silence descended in the space.

The officials did not reply, as they had a complex look on their faces upon Zhao Fang's arrival. Some of them even backed away a bit.

Seeing this, Zhao Fang's heart sank. But his appearance outside still remained the same. He raised his hand and pointed to Shen Changqing.

"Lord Shen, what happened and why is Constable Zhang's head here?"

The corner of Shen Changqing's mouth curved into a subtle smile: "Zhang Long colluded with the demons, claiming thousands of lives in the Ancient Moon Village, so I killed him as he should be. My purpose now is to deal with another traitor, who turned his back on the human race and also put him to death."

Once Shen Changqing finished speaking, the smile on his face disappeared. It was replaced by coldness instead, as a majestic cry shook the night sky.

"Zhao Fang, you had colluded with the demons and had abandoned your humanity, bear the consequences!"

His voice was so loud even those outside the government office could hear it.

Zhao Fang's expression immediately became ugly: "Lord Shen, you shouldn't just speak of such things indiscriminately. This official has been in Lin'an City for twenty years and has been dedicated to serve the people. I would not even dare to make a mistake regarding my rule."

"And now you're saying that this official colluded with the demons? I killed the people of the Ancient Moon Village? What evidence do you have?"

"Even if you are a member of the Demon Suppression Division, slandering a court official is a crime!"


Shen Changqing moved closer. The sword at his waist was quietly unsheathed, with the white blade flashing an intimidating light.


"My words are the evidence!"

As soon as he said this, he slashed downwards with his sword.

Pure Yang True Qi erupted and as the sword cut through the air, there was a thunderous sound bursting in the air. It was so loud that it was almost deafening.

Faced with this sword strike, Zhao Fang was horrified.

Despite his collusion with the demons, he was still essentially an ordinary person, with no Cultivation. He couldn't possibly resist.

At this moment, Zhuang Mingyuan, who was standing beside Zhao Fang the entire time, suddenly trembled violently.


A miserable scream sounded and it was accompanied by a spill of black blood, which corroded the ground until it formed a large pit.

Zhuang Mingyuan retreated and revealed his true colors.

At this moment, his appearance had completely changed. His body now had scaly armor, with countless black lines crawling all over where a cold and evil aura emanated.

Looking carefully, one could see that his right arm was hanging down. The scales there were scorched and broken, black blood flowing along the wound.

This sudden change completely stunned the others.

By the time they reacted, they happened to see Zhuang Mingyuan's bizarre state.

"Demon, it's a demon!"

Some officials with some knowledge of this field exclaimed. Their expressions immediately became ugly.

Zhuang Mingyuan being exposed made them completely believe Shen Changqing's words.

Since Zhuang Mingyuan came out with Zhao Fang, and he was a monster, then Zhao Fang was almost 100% confirmed to be involved with the demons.

The officials immediately backed away, while Zhao Fang's face was gloomy.


He understood that Zhuang Mingyuan's exposure had completely blocked his only path of retreat.

However, even until now, Zhao Fang was still a little confused as to why Shen Changqing didn't die and it was Zhang Long who got beheaded instead.

"Why didn't you die?!"

He spoke while gritting his teeth.

Shen Changqing's hand that was holding the sword gently shook and the black blood on the sword splattered on the ground. The sword's blade already had obvious signs of corrosion.

"It seems that I was right, you really did collude with the demons! As to why Zhang Long died, it can only be said that his strength is too weak. Likewise, it's also because your strength is too weak that you'll follow in his footsteps!"

Shen Changqing's sword slashed again. 


The only difference was that his target this time was no longer Zhao Fang, but Zhuang Mingyuan on the side.

It could be seen that Zhao Fang does not have any Cultivation. Instead, it was Zhuang Mingyuan who was a threat. Though after breaking through to the Innate Realm, it didn't really matter much in Shen Changqing's eyes.


The sword cut out with the momentum as it broke through the air. It was as fast as thunder.

Zhuang Mingyuan flashed a strange smile. His body suddenly disappeared and the sword just cut through empty space.

At the same time, a cold and strong wind came from behind Shen Changqing.

Shen Changqing did not bother to look and instead stabbed the sword back through his armpit.


The sound of a sword piercing through flesh sounded, which was then followed by a powerful explosion of energy.

The clothes on Shen Changqing's back broke.

Just as his skin cracked, a layer of sizzling heat rose up and drove this invading force away.

Shen Changqing withdrew the sword and retreated some distance away.

He then turned back and looked indifferently at Zhuang Mingyuan, who was covering his shoulder.

Currently, Zhuang Mingyuan wore a look of disbelief.

"Armor Qi! You are an Innate Realm Cultivator! That's impossible, how can an Apprentice Slayer be an Innate Realm Cultivator?!"

However, even if Zhuang Mingyuan was not willing to believe it, the scene just now was basically telling himself that it was indeed Armor Qi.

The person in front of him was not an Apprentice Slayer, but a powerful Slayer with an Innate Realm Cultivation!

Thinking of this, Zhuang Mingyuan did not dare to stay any longer and fled outside.

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