Chapter 1179: The Mysterious Attacker
“Chicken! You’re nothing but a chicken. You don’t have the ability, so you dare to resort to sneak attacks.”
“Failing with just one move was embarrassing enough, and now, you’ve completely lost your dignity.”
“I’d probably find a hole to hide in if was him.” Witnessing Cameron’s futile attempt, the crowd couldn’t help but laugh, their expressions filled with mockery and contempt.
Losing face to this extent in front of a large audience was truly humiliating.
The laughter and ridicule from the surrounding people made Cameron question himself for the first time.
He was the strongest Elder of the Zenithblade Order and was destined to become a generation’s grandmaster. Whether it was talent or strength, he was considered exceptional. How could he possibly be unable to defeat even a female opponent?
Not only did he lose, but he was also defeated so miserably, unable to land a sneak attack and even injuring himself in the process. Could the gap between them be this vast?
Was he truly inadequate?
“You despicable scoundrel! I’ll spare your miserable life, but you don’t know how to cherish it and dare to resort to covert attacks?”
Serena slowly turned around, her beautiful face filled with a chilling aura. “Since you like seeking death so much, don’t blame me for being ruthless!”
With those words, she suddenly drew her sword and then lifted her foot, thrusting directly upward.
The sharp sword aura tore through the air, emitting a piercing whistling sound.
Cameron was struck dumb with fear. He attempted to struggle to his feet but found his legs going weak, unable to move. A sense of impending death washed over him.
In a critical moment, Aria suddenly threw herself in front of Cameron, shielding him with her body.
Serena snorted and, without hesitation, thrust her sword upward.
Just as it seemed that she was about to strike a fatal blow, a silver needle was shot out with precision, hitting the blade of her sword.
The tremendous impact caused the longsword to be knocked out of her hand, sending Serena staggering several steps backward before she could regain her balance.
“Who is it? Who’s attacking in secret?”
Serena’s sharp gaze scanned the surroundings, and anyone who met her eyes quickly raised their hands in surrender.
“Miss Serena, you can duel as you wish, but please refrain from killing innocent bystanders,” said Dustin as he stepped out of the crowd.
Cameron’s fate didn’t concern him, but Aria, who had shown kindness and loyalty, didn’t deserve to be killed so senselessly.
“Who are you?”
Serena furrowed her brows, scrutinizing Dustin.
Dustin’s face looked somewhat familiar, as if she had seen him somewhere before, but she couldn’t recall where.
“My identity is not important. I would just like to request that Miss Serena show mercy and avoid escalating this situation,” Dustin replied with a slight nod.
“What if I refuse?” Serena retorted.
“In that case, I’ll have to intervene,” Dustin replied calmly.
As he spoke, he flicked a finger, and another silver needle shot out.
The silver needle was incredibly fast and discreet. No one in the crowd had noticed its launch.
Serena only felt a cool breeze brush past her ear. When she turned her head to look, she noticed a strand of her hair slowly falling to the ground.
Serena’s eyelids twitched, and her whole body became tense.
Throughout the entire encounter, she had never seen when Dustin had taken action.
What was the object that had just been shot, and what was its purpose?
It wasn’t just her; no one in the vicinity had realized that Dustin had launched an attack.
In other words, if he had intended to kill her, she might have already been dead.
This person’s concealed weapons were incredibly terrifying!