Hurricane City – Chapter 76 (The Courage Challenge – 5)
During the last system maintenance, the system was updated to allow people to have a duel, which was different from the cruel PK system. A duel could only be carried out by two players, and the losing player wouldn’t lose anything except that the Health would be empty. Thus, people would usually choose to duel in the city, because it would be easy for someone to ambush if it were outside the city.
Murong Shan Shan pointed to the plaza next to the Cathedral and smilingly said, “There are fewer people there, let’s do the duel over there!”
System Notification: Player Murong Shan Shan has issued you a challenge, will you accept it?
I immediately chose to accept. At the same time, her name that was displayed over her head changed from green to red. The relationship status had turned into a hostile one!
Murong Shan Shan suddenly rushed in, and before I had the time to respond, my Health was already reduced by more than 200 points. And, she didn’t even get in close range with me. She had used her [Sword Qi] to launch a long-range attack. Then, in an instant, she waved her sword from my side, showing a proud smile on her lips!
Heaven, I’d underestimated this girl!
Murong Shan Shan’s sword swiped in a diagonal line, and I received the green [Sword Qi] as if it crushed from the Heaven, causing me yet to lose more than 200 points of Health again. In just a short time, I had lost about 400 points of Health while not even the corner of her clothes were touched. Wearing a red cloak, she was like a burning fairy, which quickly attracted the few players at the plaza.
“Everybody, look! There are two high-level players doing PK~!”
It wasn’t clear who made the loud cry, but people had immediately surrounded us in a circle. The atmosphere was no different from a real PK situation.
“Oh my God, look at their names! ‘Qing Cai Baiyu Tang’ and ‘Murong Shan Shan’, the two strongest Swordsman in Hurricane City~!”
“Shit, don’t be loud! I’ve already opened the video recording system. If I post this in the forum, it will surely be a hit!”
“Murong Shan Shan turned out to be such an exceptional beautiful woman. I’ll take a picture of this, I’m so lucky…” shouted a pig-like guy.
“Qing Cai Baiyu Tang is also not bad. He has good equipment and high level. Besides, he’s also so handsome!” said a dinosaur girl, picking her nose.
Murong Shan Shan and I didn’t care too much about the crowd. This kind of duel would obviously attracted a lot of people to come and see.
Making an unexpected move, I already stood in her path. Obviously, she didn’t think that I could have predicted her course. Unable to stop, she crashed into my arms. She looked up to see I was smiling brightly.
Too bad, my good intention didn’t move her heart at all. Instead, she greeted me with a [Heavy Strike] and landed a critical strike. A red 442 number floated high over my head!
“Shit, starting so seriously?!” I whispered grimly and then quickly increasing my pace, I hit her with my [Combo]. “360” “354”. Those two numbers satisfied me, [Enhanced Combo] was really different from the normal one. Murong Shan Shan probably looked down on the [Combo] skill that she wouldn’t even use it.
While she was still surprised, I had already moved to her back in an instant and attacked her, causing 452 points of damage. Murong Shan Shan who originally had a Health of 1400 points, now had only less than 300 points left, while mine was still at 1100+. It seemed she wouldn’t have much chance anymore.
Before I even finished, she once again accelerated, tilting her body 45 degrees and quickly shifted behind me. The Night Elf’s Sword emitting a bright white light suddenly hit me in the shoulder!
System Notification: You were hit by Murong Shan Shan’s [Ice Blade] attack, you lost 403 points of Health. Since the [Ice Blade] inflicted damage on you, your movement speed is reduced by 50%, and your Health will continue to decrease by 20 points per second for 30 seconds!
I was shocked. This girl was actually hiding such a deadly skill!
My legs felt as if it was made of lead. My moving speed had become so slow that I couldn’t touch Murong Shan Shan at all. In a blink of an eye, she had appeared at my back, hitting me with her [Combo] and [Heavy Strike] without mercy. My over 1,000 points of Health that I was proud of before had been reduced to less than 500 points by the Ice Blade and the two attacks. Her Health and mine were now almost equal. Sadly, it would still take more than 20 seconds before the slowing effect would wear off. Murong Shan Shan skillfully used her Agility to move, and her Night Elf’s Sword once again flickered…
Not good. This girl wanted to hit me with her long-range [Sword Qi] attack!
The moment [Sword Qi] was released, I slid one step to the left. Despite being slow, but I managed to escape from this fatal blow. The glowing blue [Sword Qi] cut the floor tiles of the plaza, sending dust and broken bricks flying.
I couldn’t help but take a deep breath. Fortunately, I reacted in time. Otherwise, it would really have been dangerous.
The CD time of [Sword Qi] would certainly not be short. This time, Murong Shan Shan would no longer press me after failing to deal the fatal blow. I deliberately hid my [Frozen Blade] skill before, but now, even if I wanted to use it, it would already be too late. her [Ice Blade] skill was like a simplified version of the Frozen Blade, except without the stun effect. The other effects were surprisingly quite similar.
The clock ticked by the seconds. I had never expected a fight between two Swordsmen could be like this. Both of us were reluctant to close each other. Obviously, she was waiting for the [Sword Qi] CD time to wear off. As long as her [Sword Qi] hit me, she would just need to touch me and I’ll be gone.
System Notification: The frost effect has worn off.
I looked down to see my Health. The loss of 20 points per second had left my Health below 300 points. Seeing that I only had a little Health left, the surrounding players were starting to make a fuss, thinking I had no hope for victory anymore.
After gaining my speed back, I immediately ran to approach Murong Shan Shan, but she was also about to use the [Sword Qi] skill…
With a snapping sound, she waved her blue sword’s [Sword Qi] onto my head. But, the next second, everyone cried in surprise. Murong Shan Shan was also looking at me with her widened beautiful eyes as if she had seen a ghost.
System Notification: You dodged Murong Shan Shan’s [Sword Qi] skill!
I dodged it?! My high Agility surely wasn’t just for a show!
Sword of the Darkness cut horizontally, and she was immediately hit by my Combo!
System Notification: Qing Cai Baiyu Tang has defeated Murong Shan Shan in the duel!
Murong Shan Shan was dumbfounded, staring at me and asked, “What’s going on? How come you can dodge my skill?”
“Perhaps my Agility is too high. It’s the only logical explanation…”