LLS Chapter 15 – Huge Bounty

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Chapter 15 – Huge Bounty
Translated by: Shiroyukineko

“My [God’s Eyes] tell me that this Ranker is an extremely young person. He couldn’t be more than 30 years old. He had shrouded himself in dark shadows, hence I can’t see his face very clearly. His whole body was pitch black, I could only see his two eyes shining brightly like stars in the sky. I can’t see through him at all, it’s as if there is a strong Holy Spirit that was protecting him.”

Elder Ming Xin’s words had turned the whole world of Rankers into chaos. Everyone was shocked beyond belief.

If a Ranker had reached the [Innate] realm, attained immortality and eternal youth, it was still believable if the Ranker looked twenty to thirty years old although he was 400-500 years old.

However, if somebody said a person who was not even thirty years old managed to attain the [Innate] realm, this was too unbelievable.

What godly pill did this guy eat? If he reached the [Innate Realm] before thirty years old, then what would happen as he grow older? Even the Four Great Sects who had countless Legendary Potions and Heavenly Spirit Beasts would need at least a hundred years of training to enter into the [Innate] Realm. With this in mind, wasn’t this brat’s training speed much too fast?

What was his training method, exactly?

Immediately, every single Rankers in the world only wished for one thing: Find that that young [Innate] Ranker as soon as possible and learn his [Innate] skill training method.

However, with regards to all this, Yue Yang was completely in the dark. He didn’t know that he had turned the whole of Da Xia Empire upside down with chaos.

The Mercenary, Assassin and Bandit guilds had all went crazy, especially the mercenaries in the White Stone City, Red Forest City and Black Cliff City. They were all so regretful that their faces had turned green. Why would they sleep that night? Even if they had gotten up in the middle of the night to pee, they could have seen that pillar of golden light and received 50 gold. It was such a huge reward!

Even if one killed a level 3 Thunder Panther without a scratch on its fur, the fur could only be sold for at most 60 silver coins, that’s not even one gold.

If they were lucky and killed a “Variant” Thunder Panther that has a demon crystal, that would only be worth five gold coins.

However, against a Variant Thunder Panther, a five men mercenary team would simply be throwing their lives away. Even a ten men mercenary team might not be able to touch a single fur on its body. In order to kill a Variant Thunder Panther, they would need at least a hundred men team…

Fifty gold coins reward, that would be equivalent to killing ten Variant Thunder Panthers.

But now, they would be able to get fifty gold coins just by seeing the [Innate] Ranker’s pillar of golden light. How could all the mercenaries in these three cities not beat their chest in regret?

The strangest thing was that there really weren’t anyone in the White Stone City who saw the huge golden pillar of light that shone down on Yue Yang’s residence that night. Although fake reports came in huge numbers, there was a State Elder with the [Reveal] Inherent Skill to determine the authenticity of these fake reports that the greedy mercenaries had the audacity to say. In his anger, he had beaten all of these greedy people into pulp.

Yue Yang continued to train diligently at his home. Barely coming out from his house, he had no idea of the pandemonium that was happening outside.

Instead, everyday, he would play with the little girl. A grand, majestic and honourable Ranker had actually turned into a “Little Horsey” as the small girl begged him to carry her in his shoulders.

In the day, he would either be crawling on the ground with the small girl to count the little ants crawling by or accompany her to catch Red Dragonflies. There were also times where he would teach the little girl how to summon the mighty “WTF” and “WTH” monsters of the online-type, with her middle finger. In other words, he had ruined that girl’s language.

“WTF and WTH are extremely strong Heavenly Spirit Beasts. Remember, you can’t summon it near people that are on our side. You can only use it with bad people or our enemies, do you understand? That’s right, remember to raise your middle finger up high, WTF and WTH both love to be summoned this way….That’s right, when you say WTH, you have to say with anger and gusto… Yeah, you can also say it gently and innocently…You are indeed a good little girl…”

If anyone found out that the new [Innate] Ranker was someone like Yue Yang, they would probably bang their head to the ground.

The beautiful woman scolded him a few times, saying that he lacked manners.

But seeing him spoiling the little girl so much, she was also secretly pleased with him.

After mastering the first stage of the [Innate] Invisible Sword Qi,  Yue Yang found that he had indeed entered into the [Innate] realm.

Now, his target was to master the second stage.

However, mastering the second stage was not as easy as the first stage.

To master the [Innate] Invisible Sword Qi’s second stage, not only he had to link up all 108 acupoints in his body, he had to link the Ren (Conception) Vessel and the Du (Governing) Vessel together with the 12 energy channels. He had to connect all his energy channels into one thread and let energy flow equally through his body without obstruction. Once he mastered the second stage, other than a further increase in his strength, he would be able to emit Sword Qi from every part of his body. No enemies would be able to guard against such an unprecedented attack based on their own judging capabilities, as Yue Yang would be able to attack them with his Sword Qi from any part of his body.

Compared to last time, the Yue Yang who had mastered the first stage right now had already become so much more stronger than before. He was so strong that he could simply stop training to master the second stage and wander around the world.

He could fight in battles and train at the same time, waiting for the opportunity to break through the second stage.

Furthermore, with the help of the energy from the black jade pendant, mastering the second stage would simply be a matter of time. Yue Yang was definitely not in a hurry.

It was just that during his second stage mastery training, an illusion of an extremely powerful skill keep appearing in his mind. It made Yue Yang anxious to master the second stage. In any case, even if he had power and strength, his overall fighting abilities would not be that strong if he didn’t have a strong skill to complement it.

Another month passed by. In those peaceful days, Yue Yang would bring the little girl out to the market during the day. He had wanted to understand the Soaring Dragon Continent’s cultures and environment more. At night, he would train diligently, every single day, to master the second stage of Invisible Sword Qi. After some time, finally, he had learnt the second skill of the [Innate] Invisible Sword Qi, the “Mysterious Three Styles”. That night, Yue Yang, who was extremely excited having mastered the skill, decided to go out and register at the Mercenary Guild and find an opponent to measure his abilities. He wanted to test out his newly learnt skill, the “Mysterious Three Styles”.

The Yue Yang right now was full of confidence of his own abilities.

After entering into the [Innate] realm, Yue Yang was able to use the Invisible Sword Qi three times at one time. That should be enough against a low-ranked mercenary soldier.

He couldn’t say much if it was a group fight, but if it was a one vs one battle with a person under the level 6 rank, he should be unbeatable.

Furthermore, he wouldn’t need to use such a strong attack like the [Innate] Invisible Sword Qi that could possibly kill his enemies in one attack. He could use the second stage skill, “Mysterious Three Styles” to deal with any enemies or any kind of difficulties.

Even if it was too late to use the “Mysterious Three Styles”, Yue Yang could still use the Yue Clan Spear Technique that he had learnt before. That should be enough to defeat the mercenary soldiers.

Yue Clan’s Spear Technique. Although in Yue Yang’s eyes it was as simple as a primary school technique, it was much stronger than the kindergarten techniques that the mercenary soldiers had trained for.

It was a pity that the pitiful guy did not have the full version of the Yue Clan Spear Technique. There was only six volumes. He had only received those Yue Clan’s Spear Technique Manual. The most important part of the technique was lost since thousands of years ago, and the Clan had also kept three volumes private. Only those of the Yue Clan members who had reached the level 4 rank of [Hero] could learn them. Otherwise, Yue Yang’s mastery with this Yue Clan Spear Technique would probably be much higher.

If he still couldn’t defeat the kindergarten techniques of the mercenary soldiers with his university degree of “Mysterious Three Styles”, he should follow the pitiful guy and jump into the river.

lls15-5That night, Yue Yang didn’t train like he did the previous nights. Instead, he secretly sneaked out from his house and went to the Mercenary Guild in the city.

However, upon arriving at the Mercenary Guild, Yue Yang saw the eye-grabbing notice that the Emperor had posted in all Mercenary Guilds in the country. It was only then that Yue Yang realized, with disbelief and shock, that he had become the most famous person in the whole of Da Xia Empire.

He even had a huge bounty…
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57 comments

  1. ZaX says:

    He sure caused a lot of ruckus. Wonder how long it will take for people to figure out the ranker is him.
    Thanks for the chapter.

    • Chance Thompson says:

      He’d have to be really stupid to do that—-_____—– Has I’m saying it’s stupid they’d force him to join there military and fight it’s better to live a live of freedom over imprisonment.

      • inno says:

        Haha. You’re right! He has those puppets that could lead him to treasures and more gold than he could ever need. I dunno know. I just want him to reveal his Ranker self now. 🙂

      • GonZ555 says:

        hmm.. he doesn’t have to tell the whole truth.. just that he knows that the innate person lived near a certain area or city. and since he’s telling a mixed truth(+ his ability) even the “reveal” skill (probably) wouldn’t notice

  2. Jyazen says:

    The amount of shamelessness of our MC is beyond measure, I pity the poor little girl.

    Question of the day: Will he ever stop calling the pitiful guy the pitiful guy? :v

  3. exqalph03 says:

    I hope he don’t get too confident or conceited~! Cause the humble him makes his self more better? appealing? *ehem* kukuku…~!

    — Thanks for the chapter~ ^^.

  4. Remon says:

    I find this this novel the most interesting out of all novels in this site. I am looking forward to the next chapter.

    • Dubzero says:

      I haven’t read any of the other stories on the site but I feel SO bad for you if you think this is a good story. If you want a good wuxia/xianxia novel check out Against the Gods, I Shall Seal the Heavens, True Martial World and Martial World. Google them, the first two are definitely amazing in almost all regards: writing, translations, plot twists, character depth, while the second two are okay but still leagues better than this trash

  5. Dekan says:

    Can’t wait till he stops lying to those good to him. His aunt and his cousin. Also can’t wait till he stops hiding his power and lets those from the main branch of his family see how they fucked up.

  6. Zet Lednacek says:

    a bit disappointed in the progress. The summary of the story said about him being a great summoner. so far it is just another practitioner with super skill right from the start. I want to read how he is going to evolve useless summons to super summons. not like he is going to kill every person on the continent with some super skill.

  7. Nakiami says:

    At first I thought [counterfeit] was rather useless, but I see the appeal now! I would rather travel the world than be tied to a life of restriction, politics, and duty.
    Thanks!

    • Dubzero says:

      The description for [counterfeit] and it’s actual usage are completely fucking different. Counterfeits description was about how he was a treacherous and shameless bastard which were pretty spot on in my opinion (how he lied to Yue Bing) nothing about how he could his identity from others. Counterfeiting means forgery not hiding. Seems like the author fucked up.

  8. Kenken says:

    “If a Ranker had reached the [Innate] realm, attained immortality and eternal youth, it was still believable if the Ranker looked twenty to thirty years old although he was 400-500 years old.”

    Does mean Yue Yang has attained immortality and eternal youth already since he had reached the innate realm?

    BTW I wonder if he himself walk to up to the emperor and admit he is the one on the bounty they are looking would he get the reward for himself LOL.

    Also he has such bad influence on kids..he ruining her language already I wonder would there come a day she will know what all he teaching her really meant.

    Thnx for the chapter.

  9. Little Flame says:

    Kinda disappointed that the author took so long to add in some action into this novel if there even will be in the next few chapters.
    So far its only been Mc peacefully getting stronger and more OP w/o doing much.
    Not saying there should be constant action or make the story more intense.
    Just saying author just add in things to spice it up.

    Mc hasn’t been to any events, really met or interact with other/new people besides Yue Bing, the Little Girl, or the Beautiful woman.(He should also call the 2 by their actual names)
    Sure he did add some little things like how he’s teaching Little Girl curses, which we will probably see in full Kawaii mode later on, but there isn’t anything really interesting in these early chapters.

    Maybe adding in POVs of other characters such as L. Girl, B.Woman, or Yue Bing could work. Even those who were at the banquet celebrating the genius 6 year old could work.
    How the Clan Leader persuaded Mc’s uncle to give up the pill that THEY spent 1000 gold coins on after selling off a lot of stuff.
    I thought it was kinda bs that they actually had to give that genius their pill even though he was from another branch family. Like a congratz gift could’ve been something other than an item that their family spent a majority of their fortune on. Who would ‘Demand’ another family to give another family’s genius an extremely expensive and rare pill. Mc’s family is already declining so shouldn’t others find it demeaning of the 2nd family for them to take it when they are so much richer.

    Dunno feel that logic in this novel is kinda forced since author doesn’t describe much besides Mc powerups and how Op he is compared to others.

    Welp, this is just my rant. Hoping the novel gets better as it goes on since the early chapters kind of disappointed me. I really hope it will so I can happily binge read on 250+ chappys 😀

    • Dubzero says:

      Holy Cow!! Somebody with a working brain!! I feel so happy. All these comments are about how amazing it is to read about some asshole who lies to everybody and powers up by sleeping. Apparently they’ve never read something so amazing.

      Whereas, if you actually take a second and think about it, you realize it’s been complete trash up till now. Our MC’s an asshole who screws over the people who clothe and feed him for shits and giggles (Yue Bing and her spike plant). He powers up by randomly being able to meditate in his sleep. No explanation or reason as to why he can do that, just because. And he literally has treasures fall into his lap every other chapter, whether they super powerful monsters or jade pendants full of energy. Our MC’s done nothing but sleep so far and now he has a super OP skill that makes him unbeatable for the vast majority of other Rankers. And lets not get started on that name; Rankers. I was hoping to read something good with 300+ chapters but 15 chapters in I haven’t enjoyed a single chapter. I have to question the intelligence of all the commenters and translating team, this kind of trash doesn’t need to published at all.

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