“Fandor, now that you have taken the snow lotus, are you confident that you can kill Kawano?” Jagoan asked him.
However, Fandor shook his head. “I’m not…”
Jagoan was taken aback. “You’re not confident? Then how could you brag and even say you would destroy the shrine? Your boasting is too much!”
“I’m not boasting… I’m not confident in myself, but I’m confident in someone else!” Fandor remarked.
“Who?” Jagoan asked.
Fandor pointed to Jagoan. “He can definitely beat Kawano, and with his strength, it shouldn’t be a problem even if he attempts to destroy the shrine.”
“Me?” The latter was surprised to hear that. “I’m only at the level of Greater Martial Arts Marquis now. I’m not as strong as you say.”
“You’ll reach Martial Arts Saint soon,” Fandor said, tossing the ancient snow lotus to Jagoan.
“With this and other resources, I’m sure you can break through. Once you become a Martial Arts Saint, what’s the Watanabe family or the Thousand Crane Shrine to you?”
“You’re giving this to me?” Jagoan’s eyes widened in disbelief.
He never expected Fandor to give him such an expensive and precious item.
“You paid for my drinks, so I’m giving this to you to even it out,” Fandor said with a slight smile. “Besides, this thing is useless to me…”
Jagoan didn’t understand Fandor’s words, but he saw Fandor suddenly make a move toward him. He panicked and also made a move.
When their palms met, Jagoan was surprised to find that Fandor had some restraining power inside him that seemed to be limiting his strength. Moreover, Fandor’s strength wasn’t as great as he had imagined. At most, Fandor was a Sixth Level Greater Martial Arts Marquis.
How could this level of strength induce fear in that many people?
Seeing Jagoan’s reaction, Fandor smiled slightly and said, “When I killed all of the assassins in Xendale, it caused a stir. However, it also drew the attention of an expert from Jetroina, who destroyed my cultivation and only left me at the level of Greater Martial Arts Marquis. I also had a restraining power imposed on me.”
He continued, “No matter how much I cultivate, I cannot increase my power even a little bit. So, I could only increase my assassination fee to ten billion in Anglanduran currency, just to make sure people don’t come and hire me. I can no longer take on assassination jobs with my current strength. I’ve been living off my reputation for these past years. The reason why I agreed to Ryosuke’s request is that I know you can do it with your strength. Besides, Ryosuke’s ancient snow lotus can provide you with great help.”
Fandor’s words made Jagoan feel a pang of sadness. From the beginning, Fandor had only dealt with Ryosuke because of him.
“Don’t worry, Fandor. I will find a way to break the restraining power that was imposed upon you,” Jagoan said firmly.
But Fandor waved his hand dismissively. “No need. I’m fine with the way I am. I no longer pursue power. Drinking and having fun is more comfortable for me.”
Jagoan looked at Fandor in surprise. He never imagined his old friend had such experiences.
Jagoan turned the ancient snow lotus and some of the resources into pills and swallowed them in one gulp.
At that moment, thick swirls of spiritual energy flowed within him.
A week later, a large dark cloud suddenly appeared over Ryosuke’s mansion, covering the entire sky. Many people stopped to watch this sudden phenomenon, and even Ryosuke looked up with a serious expression.
This sudden phenomenon in the sky could only mean trouble for his family.
Only Jagoan and Fandor were excited.
“I never thought Jagoan could break through so fast…” Fandor said slowly.
“The Golden Dragon’s True Form is not something to be taken lightly. Let’s move away so we don’t get struck by the heavenly thunder and die in an instant,” Jagoan said, quickly leaving the mansion.
Fandor followed closely behind, keeping a safe distance from the mansion.