James scanned them from head to toe. They were all glamorous-looking women with curvaceous figures.
At that moment, a malicious thought surfaced in his mind as he imagined the women servicing him. However, he immediately suppressed his desires.
Looking at the First Blood Emperor, he said with a smile, “I have no need for them.”
Believing that James was disinterested in those women, the First Blood Emperor hurriedly said, “What kind of women do you like, James? Or do you perhaps have some sort of fetish? Why don’t I arrange for some princesses to be sent here?”
James waved his hand slightly. “That sounds great, but I’m already married.”
“I understand.” The First Blood Emperor said with a smile, “There aren’t many decent men like you. In that case, I’ll be taking my leave…”
After saying that, he left alongside the women.
James, on the other hand, scratched his nose.
Just a moment ago, he almost asked the First Blood Emperor to allow the women to stay. However, he managed to suppress the desires in his heart.
He went looking for Sky.
Upon arriving outside his room, he could hear noises coming from inside.
Naturally, he knew what was going on. So, he simply turned to leave and walked around the castle.
Though the castle was huge, there were not many people inside. The Blood Race seemed to have known that the place would be destroyed sooner or later. That was why they retreated beforehand and left behind only a few servants.
“James…” As just as he was wandering about the castle, a voice came from behind him.
James turned his head.
A forty-year-old-looking rugged man walked over to him.
“Simon…” James greeted him respectfully.
He was rather respectful toward Simon Cabral.
No matter his current strength, he could still remember vividly that it was Simon who gave him the Mount Thunder Snow Lotus Wind, which greatly boosted his power, while he was at the Mount Thunder Sect. Then, he even protected him to the best of his ability. James could never forget what he had done for him.
“I heard you came That’s why I’m here to visit you.” Simon walked over to him with a smile and said, “A year has passed since we last met…”
“Yes…” James sighed.
“Goodness me…” Simon said, “You weren’t that strong when we were at the Mount Thunder Sect. Now, you’re already one of the most powerful individuals in the world. You even deceived us all at King Quavon’s Mausoleum. By the way, have you eaten the Novenary Golden Pill you obtained from the mausoleum?”
Simon looked at James in anticipation. He came here precisely for the Novenary Golden Pill, hoping that James would offer him one as gratitude for his past deeds.
James nodded and said, “Yes, I’ve eaten all of them…”
Upon hearing this, Simon was dismayed.
However, he immediately brightened up and asked, “Have you crossed into the ninth rank?”
James smiled and remained silent.
As a treacherous journey awaited him, it would serve him best to conceal his strength. However, Simon misunderstood him
“Congratulations on becoming the first martial artist to cross into the ninth rank, James. I’ll be in your care from now on.”
“This is nothing, Simon…”
After briefly conversing for a while, Simon left.
The moment he turned to leave, disappointment was written on his face.
Now that the Novenary Golden was gone, his hopes of boosting his strength had gone down the drain. Without the Novenary Golden Pill, he could not drastically improve his strength in a short period of time. Even if he cultivated step by step for a hundred years, he might not cross into the ninth rank.
He silently muttered under his breath.
Looks like I’ll have to see if the plan to slay the dragon goes ahead. If it does, I’ll have to seize something for myself at the end.
James watched Simon’s retreating figure.
Before, Simon was a man of upright character. However, he had grown power-hungry after absorbing the Spirit Turtle’s core.
I wonder what kind of person he is now…