Chapter 74: The Competition (2) (Part Three)
After putting away the silver certificate, he murmured in his mind, “Don’t blame me. I can’t do anything. After I buy the snacks, I will also buy some joss money and candles to burn before your grave.”
Although he didn’t dislike this clean-looking young man, he couldn’t do anything other than sighing in pity.
About an hour later, the horse-drawn carriage finally got to the training field. When it stopped before the gate, a man in black was already waiting.
Seeing Fang Jie getting off, he asked coldly, “You are Fang Jie?”
Fang Jie nodded, and that person instantly turned around and walked in. Fang Jie quickly followed, but he tightened his grip on the rusty saber hanging on his belt.
The man in black whispered something to the soldier who was guarding the gate, and that soldier looked at Fang Jie and allowed them in.
While following the man in black, Fang Jie quickly observed this training field.
Great Sui was prosperous, and the soldiers were all proud. From buildings to clothes, everything was grand in Great Sui.
Chang’an was the best proof, and so was this training field.
On top of flatland, there was a small city that was one square kilometer big, and all kinds of terrains could be seen around it, including a big hill, a river, a lake, a forest, and a grassland.
Seeing such a scene, Fang Jie couldn’t help but praise in his mind.
“You can walk down this path. When you see a small door, just go through it. On the south side of this wall is the small city, and you will see the viewing platform not far away in the north. Those big figures who want to see you are all there. I can’t enter since I don’t have the military order, so only you can go in,” the man in black said to Fang Jie, “After you talk with those big figures, you can come back via the same path. Remember not to interfere with the competition between the three top students of the Martial Arts Academy.”
“Ok.” Fang Jie nodded and was about to go in.
“Wait!” that person called out to Fang Jie and pointed at the rusty saber hanging on his belt. “You aren’t allowed to enter with weapons.”
Fang Jie was silent for a while before he replied seriously, “The soldiers of Great Sui never leave their weapons behind. Even when meeting the Emperor, we don’t take off our weapons unless we are given explicit orders.”
That person froze for a second and whispered, “This is even better; you will die faster with the weapon on you.”
Then, this person waved his hand casually and seemed like he was too lazy to care. Since this man was so casual, the alertness in Fang Jie’s eyes intensified. He slowly walked to that small door, took a deep breath, and pushed it open before walking in.
As soon as he went through the door, a saber suddenly appeared beside Fang Jie’s neck.
Fang Jie didn’t dare to move, and he said, “I was ordered to come here and ask you when you want your lunch to be delivered.”
This was stupid, but it was effective.
When that person froze, Fang Jie got the chance to see everything in front of him.
There was no viewing platform! This was a military encampment!
The person who placed his saber on Fang Jie’s neck was a soldier who was wearing black leather armor and a dark-blue uniform.
That small door didn’t lead to the viewing platform! It led to the military encampment of one of the three talented students!
Fang Jie instantly realized that the man in black who led the way said all the directions in reverse. That person said the viewing platform was in the north while the small city was in the south. However, it was completely the opposite.
The viewing platform was on the other side of the small city. Since the small city blocked the view from the platform, those people on the platform wouldn’t be able to see him. If Fang Jie died here, no one’s attention would be attracted.
At this moment, Fang Jie understood his enemy’s scheme.
Just as Fang Jie was about to retreat when that soldier blanked out, a sound appeared.
Creak! The door was closed by someone from the outside, and chains were used to lock the door.
Just as Fang Jie figured out what was going on, the saber close to his neck moved. The sharp blade touched his throat, and he could even feel the chill.
This saber was made by the military of Great Sui, and Fang Jie was sure that the blood in his artery would spray out if the blade came any closer.
Fang Jie was in mortal danger!
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