Chapter 163: My Name is Dongfang Jun
Dongfang Jun had suddenly paused and had turned around to face Ye Jing and Fan Yuqing, “Why didn’t you take the opportunity to run?”
Ye Jing was smiling weakly, “Why should we run from you?”
Fan Yuqing nodded lightly and she was trembling, “You are not dead. I am so…glad…”
Dongfang Jun smiled coldly, “I am however glad that I am dead and finally remember who I am.”
Ye Jing smiled and her eyes began to flow, “Who you are is not important. The most important thing is that you are still alive.”
Dongfang Jun muttered, “Maiden Shen Zhen…”
Fan Yuqing looked at Ye Jing, “When did your name become Shen Zhen?”
Ye Jing asked Dongfang Jun, “Do you care to explain why you are not dead? Do you know when you have passed away, I’ve cried for an entire week.”
Dongfang Jun said quietly, “I know. I saw.”
Ye Jing was stunned, “You saw? Then why didn’t you look for me?”
Dongfang Jun nodded slowly, “Because I had awakened from my memories.”
Then he raised his fingers as a burning wisp of fireball appeared in his hands, “I need some time to cultivate back to my former strength. The Empyrean Warrior Labyrinth is a perfect place for me to regain my strength.”
Fan Yuqing asked quietly as she interrupted him, “You have forgotten about me already?”
Dongfang Jun replied coldly, “We can never be together. It is because we are mortal enemies.”
Fan Yuqing was trembling, “Just because you are a dark immortal and I am the daughter of the gods?”
Dongfang Jun nodded, “Because you are the daughter of the Great God Pangu and he is my mortal enemy who had killed me!”
Fan Yuqing was shocked, “My…father…had killed you?”
Even Ye Jing was startled but she said, “What past is past. It is extremely rare for soul to have memories of their past life. You should not bring up the past.”
Dongfang Jun smirked coldly, “What do you lowly life forms know about my great past? I reign as the Great Rift Lord Xuan Yuan over the desolate immortals. I was even once the ruler of the immortal realm. Even my heaven eye is at the ninth immortal positioning. I have a lofty existence that you cannot imagine.”
Fan Yuqing gasped softly, “You…you are the Great Rift Lord Xuan Yuan…”
The Great God Pangu had fought a bitter war with the desolate immortals when the Ancient Fortress that was led by the Great Rift Lord Xuan Yuan invaded the immortal realm 6000 years ago. In that ensuring heavenly battle, the Great Rift Lord Xuan Yuan was slain by the Great God Pangu and the desolate immortals were shattered through the cosmos.
Dongfang Jun said, “My soul is an immortal soul. I can never truly die for I am one of the greatest immortal. So how can I ever forget my past?”
Fan Yuqing gave a faint smile, “If you die one more time, maybe you can erase the past.”
Dongfang Jun’s crimson aura had exploded into a fiery phoenix form as the ground beneath them started to burn, “Unfortunately, I really don’t wish to die again.”
Fan Yuqing raised her white flute with trembling fingers, “I will help to end your lofty existence…”
Ye Jing was startled, “Sister Yuqing, are you really going to fight him? He is a good guy…”
Fan Yuqing smiled at her, “Dongfang Jun is a good person and the person that I am in love with. But the Great Lord Xuan Yuan is a tyrant desolate immortal that had killed countless people. To him, we are all lowly life forms. If I don’t stop him before he regains his full strength then a calamity is unavoidable. Moreover, there are countless numbers of desolate immortals that are waiting for his return. This is truly a calamity for the three known realms and even the desolate realm.”
Dongfang Jun said quietly, “Yuqing? So you are the Saintess Yuqing that everyone is talking about. I didn’t know that it is you.” Then he looked at Ye Jing, “Then you are also not the Maiden Shen Zhen that I have known but Maiden Ye Jing?”
Ye Jing nodded, “Yes, that is my real name…”
Dongfang Jun laughed heartily, “So I see. You are also the successor to the Heaveness. I’ve heard that you have been conferred the Nine Celestial Goddess by the gods. Good, good. The two of you are all champions of the gods.”
Fan Yuqing said quietly, “Leave her alone. She doesn’t have any martial strength in this place. Your opponent is me and me alone.”
Dongfang Jun had immediately summoned a phoenix sword as crimson flames surrounded, “Against my Annihilating Force, everything will be burned to the ashes.”
Ye Jing gasped as her perception told her that his sword was a saint-step immortal sword, the most powerful class of the immortal swords.
She shouted, “Jian’Er, come out and enshroud me with your sword aura.”
A little girl had suddenly appeared from within her and enveloped Ye Jing with her protective aura against the toxic fumes.
In the meantime, Fan Yuqing was enshrouded in her golden lotus aura and she had opened her heaven eyes to the fifth positioning.
The two of them had leapt on top two columns as their surroundings were quickly surrounded by a sea of burning lava.
Dongfang Jun said quietly, “Yuqin, we have met again…”
Fan Yuqing had a tear in her eyes as she nodded lightly, “Indeed again. But this is not the result that I want…”
Dongfang Jun smiled, “It is also not the result that I want too. To think that we are mortal enemies.”
Fan Yuqing smiled weakly, “That is your business with my parents, not mine. To me, you are always the good-for-nothing cultivator that I’ve known.”
Dongfang Jun smiled, “In the past, I’ve always lived under your shadows. Even your two seniors despise me for being good-for-nothing.”
Fan Yuqing said, “But you are not. You are actually the Great God Xuan Yuan.”
Dongfang Jun smiled, “Indeed. You have said all that is on my mind.”
Fan Yuqing said tearfully and her voice was suddenly hoarse, “Even if you are the Great God Xuan Yuan now, you are still the good-for-nothing Dongfang Jun that I’ve known and loved.”
Dongfang Jun smiled, “Thank you…”
All of a sudden he had suddenly leapt backward and into the sea of lava, shocking Fan Yuqing and Ye Jing…
“Yuqin, I know better than anyone else. You want to atone for your parents for me…but I don’t want you to perish…I will perish alone…so be strong and live well…for my sake…one day we will meet again and I will be your good-for-nothing Dongfang Jun…good bye Maiden Shen Zhen and thank you for protecting the Willows Wind Manor…Yuqin I love you…”
Fan Yuqing and Ye Jing had both leapt to the column that Dongfang Jun was and they were weeping out loud…
“Dongfang Jun…” They were both weeping his name.
The Dongfang Jun that they had known was a kind hearted cultivator who had fought for his clan and friends. Even though he had regained his past memories, his memories as Dongfang Jun were not wiped out and he had never forgotten about Fan Yuqin and Shen Zhen.
He had chosen to give up his life because this was the only way for him to forget his lofty existence as the Great Rift Lord Xuan Yuan for he only wanted to remember the memories of Dongfang Jun.