Martial Peak – Chapter 124 The Decision of the Three Schools

The crowd was moving forward noisily but was stopped by the experts of the three schools. They encircled the 3 kilometer radius of the Bloody Battle Gang’s mining area, preventing the crowd from going further.

When Yang Kai looked to the middle of the encirclement, he could see the five Great Elders from High Heaven Pavilion. They were discussing intensely with one group of people, quarreling, with faces flushed with anger.

A tall man could be seen with an excited look. Meanwhile, a scholarly-like man was trying to keep everything peaceful.

From the crowd, Yang Kai could here soft discussions. “That tall man is Hu Man from Bloody Battle Gang and the scholarly like man is the Master of Storm House, Master Xiao Ruohan.”

“What has happened here for so many experts to gather?”

“This morning, I heard that the experts have found a Heaven’s Cave Inheritance!”

“What’s a Heaven’s Cave Inheritance?” a curious voice rose.

Yang Kai, who did not know anything, kept his ears peeled. However, he was not the only one. Many from the crowd were also listening attentively.

The one who knew about the place smiled. He excitedly told everything he knew about the Heaven’s Cave Inheritance and all of its advantages. When the groups of people heard the news, warm-blood rushed to their heads as they wished to run into the cave to get the inheritance.

So that’s how it is! Yang Kai had recalled the moment two months ago. He felt that the place had buried some Yang attribute treasure, and gave this information to Hu Mei Er as a gesture of gratitude. However, he had not thought that this place hid a Heaven’s Cave Inheritance!

At that time, the Yang Attribute that Yang Kai had felt must have been the restriction of the Heaven’s Cave Inheritance.

This place’s incidental exposure would benefit Yang Kai the most, seeing how it was connected to the Yang Attribute, the main attribute of his cultivation technique.

The group of people continued to talk but at this point, Yang Kai was not listening. He was now focused on what the three schools would do after finding this cave. It was impossible for one school to monopolize the cave at this point. Although they would wish they could.

However, since this was the Bloody Battle Gang’s mining area, they must be the ones to receive the benefits of the cave first.

As Yang Kai pondered, the three schools enlisted the most profound disciples to enter the cave and search for the situation of the cave first.

Three people, Su Yan from High Heaven Pavilion, Long Jun from Bloody Battle Gang and Fang Ziji from Storm House entered the cave simultaneously.

After a long wait……

Su Yan came back after half a day, followed by Long Jun and Fang Ziji. The three people reported back to their respective schools their findings and then dispersed in three different directions. Meanwhile, the experts of the schools continued their discussion.

It was not till a long time later, that the message was passed on to the lower disciples to inform them to gather. Yang Kai and one crowd of High Heaven Pavilion disciples walked towards the five Great Elders.

“Apprentice Brother Yang!” As Yang Kai was waiting for Wei Xi Tong’s speech, Su Mu and Li Yuntian greeted him from the side.

Yang Kai smiled. “Oh. You came as well!”

Su Mu smiled back, “Such a huge matter. It is only natural that we come to watch the fun!”

Li Yuntian asked, “Fellow Apprentice, you have been missing for twenty days now, where have you been?”

Yang Kai Explained “I had to exit the school to handle certain matters. But, I must thank you for helping clean up my log cabin while I was away.”

Li Yuntian and the others were stunned. “We did sweep the floor outside the log cabin for you but we never cleaned the inside of the log cabin!”

Su Mu let out a chuckle “These lazy groups of people don’t even fold their beds once they get up. How is it possible for them to clean up your log cabin for you?”

“Really?” Yang Kai was stunned. If no one cleaned his log cabin, how was it possible for it to be so clean?

“Silence!” Wei Xi Tong declared with a serious face. With just one word, the two thousand High Heaven Pavilion Disciples immediately looked up at him with their eyes burning.

Everyone knew that the news they were about to receive was about the Heaven’s Cave Inheritance.

Wei Xi Tong coughed lightly and continued, “You all should already know what has happened and what opportunities you may receive inside the Heaven’s Cave Inheritance. Even after living for such a long time, this old man and many others have never seen a Heaven’s Cave Inheritance. Let alone the entire Great Han Dynasty has never seen this cave for a thousand years! We do not know for certain how high one’s cultivation level must be to create a Heaven’s Cave Inheritance but, we certainly do know there must be countless treasures inside. Spirit Pills, rare Cultivation Techniques, armor and weapons, and finally, the most important treasure of them all, the inheritance of the cultivator who died!”

The audience’s breath turned fiery as they listened to Wei Xi Tong’s words.

Wei Xi Tong continued, “Such treasure will undoubtedly be accompanied by danger! Do remember that inside, the slightest mistake could get you killed!” With those words, those hot heads that were ready to rush in suddenly had their heads cooled down with a slap from reality as their spirits gradually grew more solemn.

Seeing some dispirited faced cause Wei Xi Tong to coldly snorted. “These advantages are there and should be taken! If you don’t take it, another person will! If you were to risk your life to enter in search of an opportunity, would you still be willing to go in?”

(Damn… this guy knows how to actually talk!)

Silence descended after Wei Xi Tong’s speech. His threatening vision swept across the disciples to fall on Yang Kai. Suddenly, his pupils cannot help but shrink as he quickly looked past the boy.

After that moment, another voice sounds out. “Great Elder! This is a huge chance! If I were to miss it, wouldn’t it be a pity? Even if there are risk involved, we must take it on for the opportunities inside!”

“Certainly. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity. How could one possibly choose to miss it?”

“We must go in!”

(Wow, I smell a heck lot of emotional manipulation here…)

High Heaven Pavilion disciples slowly got excited again. With so many people’s encouragement, and under the enticement of the inheritance, the dangers and risks were well worth it! Birds die for food, while humans die for wealth.

“Good!” Wei Xi Tong nods with a satisfied expression. “My High Heaven Pavilion disciples should be unafraid of danger. They should have courage and uprightness! Your decision has made this old man gratified. All disciples listen to my command! All those over 30, move to one corner!”

Immediately, troops of High Heaven disciples separated. The population of the those at the middle had just reduced to 40%.

Wei Xi Tong looked at the group of disciples that were over 30 pitifully and said “You are unable to enter the cave. There is a limit for those of age 30 and above. Those that are in the realm of Immortal Ascension and above are also unable to enter.”

“How can this be!” The crowd of rejected disciples cried out.

“This is not a rule that we made. The senior who made the cave had set up a few restrictions, which we must abide to. Naturally, he must have his reasons for doing so.” The second elder, Su Xuan Wu shouted.

Wei Xi Tong shouted “those disciples under the Initial Element Stage move to this side!”

Another group of people had also made another group.

“You are currently able to go in but we can’t permit your entry!” Wei Xi Tong stared at them. “The dangers inside are too much for you. Your strength is currently too weak and going inside would be equal to signing a death sentence!”

This group of people was self-aware and dare not bring forward any complaints.

With those two conditions, the remaining participants only added up to 300-400!

Wei Xi Tong looked at the remaining crowd, “If you do not wish to enter the cave, you can leave now. The school will not force you to enter. Also, those that enter cannot complain if they are reported dead!” However, even with the warning, the enticement of the Heaven’s Cave Inheritance was too much for anyone to choose to leave.

Wei Xi Tong waited for a long time before smiling. “Since you have chosen to enter, I will tell you, all I know about the place so that you all can be mentally prepared to enter.”

All he would know was from the report by Su Yan. Although what she understood was not much, it was better than nothing.

Yang Kai listened to find out that once they entered the cave, their starting points would be different. The Heaven’s Cave Inheritance also had an abundance of world energy, which made it very suitable for cultivation. Moreover, the cave had special exits that had to be used in order to return. Else, the disciples would be unable to exit.

Since all this information was from Su Yan, what Wei Xi Tong knew was not much.

After explaining, Wei Xi Tong said “Because this place was first discovered by the Bloody Battle Gang, they will be sending in 50 people first. After waiting for half a day (6 hours) My High Heaven Pavilion and Storm House disciples will go in. I must warn you, that you must not only be careful of the restriction traps inside. You must also be wary of the disciples from the other two schools. Do not allow yourselves to be able to find a treasure but unable to enjoy it!”

Hearing this, the disciple’s heart turned cold as they imagined the scene where they were back stabbed due to finding treasure.

“Disciples of High Heaven Pavilion. If you bump to each other inside, you must help each other mutually and survive! Am I loud and clear?”

“Yes!” the disciples shouted.

“First, we will dismiss you. Find a place to rest and prepare. When the time comes for us to enter, we will inform you.” Hence, the disciples dispersed and sought for an appropriate place to meditate.

Li Yun Tian pulled a long face as he jealously looked at Su Mu and Yang Kai, “Young Su, Senior Brother Yang, I am unable to go in…” Li Yun Tian was currently at the Tempered Body’s ninth boundary.

Su Mu smiled. “Who Asked you to be so lazy with cultivation? You get what you deserve! Look at Yang Fellow apprentice! He worked so hard and is now in the his in the Initial Elementary Stage. By the way, what level of cultivation are you?”

Yang Kai calmly responded, “Seven.”

Su Mu stared dumbfounded with Li Yun Tian. They seemed to be staring at a monster! It took a long time before they were able to get over their shock.

“I must hurry and cultivate as well…” Su Mu said dejectedly. Meanwhile, Li Yun Tian tactfully left. “Senior Brother Yang, I should not disturb you any further. You need time to restore…”

Yang Kai nodded and found a peaceful place to meditate. He sat cross-legged and closed his eyes, waiting for the moment to arrive!

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28 thoughts on “Martial Peak – Chapter 124 The Decision of the Three Schools

  1. Pingback: Martial Peak – Chapter 123 The Heaven’s Cave Inheritance – Silavin's Translations

  2. Chickenbutt

    Thank you for taking over the translation for this. I just found out there were three chapters you have uploaded, and this and tempered immortal were the two series I wished someone would translate that were kind of just sitting around waiting for someone.

    You’re the best around.

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  3. Hi,

    Thanks a lot for translating Martial Peak!

    Question, did you choose to change terms according to your criteria, or have you not read the previous translations yet? I’m not asking because it’s a big issue, since it’s easy to get used to it. I’m asking because it sounds off and I wanted to know, plain curiosity.

    For example: Yang Kai -> Kai Yang
    Yang Fellow Apprentice -> Fellow Apprentice Yang

    If the terms have been changed to follow your translation criteria, then we can only get used to it.

    Again, many thanks for picking it up. It was sad how it disappeared. Will follow your site from now on.

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    1. Cocktail

      Hoeru you didn’t read the announcement !!! All your answers are inside… basically you can only get used to it…

      Thanks for the chapter !

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    1. It wasn’t exactly dropped… The person just stopped posting for some unknown reason.
      I just couldn’t wait and took it… But I waited for 1 week for Erza to reply before translating!

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  5. ” like man is the Master of Storm House”
    Student? I think it should be scholar. 书生 =scholar/egghead. Here scholar makes more sense. Also, as I mentioned before “Immortal Ascension” is wrong translation even if it was done by previous translator. It should be “Divine Movement” or something.

    Please don’t take this in negative way. I’m just trying to give honest feedback. I really appreciate the translations 🙂

    Thanks!

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    1. I’ve changed the student to scholar already. Thanks.

      As for the the Immortal Ascension and Divine Movement, you’re argument is completely true and I’m glad that you’ve pointed it out.

      神游境
      神 – Divine/ God
      游境 – Movement/ Travel/ Environment.

      Translating it to Divine Movement is definitely a closer to the original meaning. However, I find that Immortal Ascension is a close enough name to the original meaning that sounds more like an actual Boundary.

      The word Movement just seems weird to me when I’m reading it as a cultivation Boundary/ Stage.

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      1. But “Immortal Ascension” would mean that cultivators go to higher realm or something. I don’t know if it’s true or not as I haven’t read ahead. I just don’t want the translation to divert from author’s original intention.

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  6. “After waiting for half a day (6 hours) My High Heaven Pavilion and Storm House disciples will go in.”

    Are you sure it’s 6 hours and not 6 double hours, aka. 12 hours? A lot of these Chinese novels tend to have things measured in double hours for some reason… and incense burning.

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    1. I wrote in the 6 hours myself. In terms of English, half a day is half of 12 hours; since a day = 12 hours from my own understanding.

      半日 – time reference used in the raws.

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