Some became more aware after being reminded by Li Qiye. This prince did offer many advantages compared to other Emperor Assailants.
After all, as long as he was still in this world, he would have connections, resources, and knowledge among other things…
“Young friend, you got it.” Dualchild didn’t humbly deny and continued: “When that day comes, you will have more than just those things.”
“No, I am someone who prefers tangible benefits more.” Li Qiye said: “One leaf for your labor. Think about it and accept if you wish.”
Li Qiye made it very clear with no room for negotiation.
Dualchild’s expression turned lukewarm. His condition was already excellent. Anyone else wouldn't be able to say no yet Li Qiye refused him so directly.
Many became worried for Li Qiye. Refusing an Emperor Assailant required so much determination and strength. Nevertheless, he still did it without any hesitation as if he didn’t care for Dualchild at all. The only thing worthy of his attention was his own whim.
“Looks like you’re not willing.” Li Qiye chuckled: “I have given you the chance, unfortunately, you chose against it.”
Having said that, he turned and left.
“Young friend!” Dualchild called him back and took his time persuading: “Everything in moderation. You must be sensible and not seize every inch of benefits you can get. Sometimes, acquiescing is a blessing in disguise. Everyone should be flexible and choose the right battle.”
Dualchild’s answer suffocated many experts. It was very vague but people could hear that this was a warning or even a threat towards Li Qiye.
If anyone were to be threatened by an Emperor Assailant, their food would become tasteless from feeling restless. Perhaps nightmare would greet them every night as well.
Li Qiye immediately turned around and smiled after hearing this: “Threatening me? No one has ever dared to threaten me in this world! If you are smart, tuck your tail between your legs now and I can pretend as if nothing has happened. Otherwise, so what if you are the child of an emperor and a treemother? In my eyes, not any random dog and cat can claim to be an Emperor Assailant. Don’t think just because you can handle three to five hundred moves against an emperor that you are qualified to call yourself Emperor Assailant and think that you can oppose one. I am not like your father who will go easy on you. Provoke me and even if you are the child of the high heaven, I will still make a chamber pot out of his head!” 
The crowd turned silly after hearing this. Threatening an Emperor Assailant was too domineering. This proved that Li Qiye didn’t care for Dualchild at all.
Dualchild grimaced after hearing this and glared at Li Qiye with fury oozing out of his mind.
Not to mention his origin, his power was also unquestionable. In Heaven Spirit, few dared to oppose him. Even characters like Zhentian would assume the role of a junior when talking to him with respectful formalities.
But now, a human junior like this dared to threaten him with disdain? How could he not become angry?
After saying his part, Li Qiye was too lazy to look at the guy and left with Su Yonghuang.
In a short time, the crowd stood still since they were slightly worried for him. Dualchild could go mad and kill Li Qiye. They didn’t know whether Li Qiye could defend himself against Dualchild’s wrath or not.
However, the furious Dualchild didn’t take action as Li Qiye was leaving. He simply watched Li Qiye’s back with a terrible glare.
Such a frightening pair of eyes made everyone shudder. Even though it was fixated on Li Qiye, everyone felt that they would have nightmares today due to this ominous foreboding.
In just one night, Heaven Spirit was taken by a storm by this news. Meng Zhentian, Prince of Darkness, Dragon Bamboo Vice Ancestor, and the Conch Overlord along with their legions were completely annihilated by Li Qiye.
It set off a tidal wave across the world. Many experts were stunned along with their sects. Everyone was in a furor instantly.
“What, Meng Zhentian is dead!?” A big shot from the charming spirit race couldn’t believe this and thought that it was falsified.
After repeated confirmation, the big shot still couldn’t calm down. Keep in mind that so many charming spirits held Zhentian in high esteem during the race for the Heaven’s Will. He was the most hopeful to become emperor.
“Zhentian is dead now, what should we do. We, we have invested a lot of manpower and resources into him.” Some sects that have allied with him became downtrodden. Their sect masters dropped back to their chair with an empty mind.
These alliances have cost them a great number of resources. With his death, all of their efforts have gone down the drain. All of their seeds were akin to bubbles dispersing in the ocean.
Some imperial lineages were out of words because they wanted to marry their princesses to Meng Zhentian and advertised the event publicly! His death was a heavy loss to these lineages. There was no taken back now.
“So heaven-defying, a complete reversal.” One ancestor was shocked upon hearing this news: “Only a human in Heaven Spirit. In terms of resources and connection, he is no match for Zhentian. I have to say that it is magical for him to make it this far. Looks like the throne is his for sure now.”
At the same time, the news of Li Qiye’s thirteen palaces acted as a heavy bomb exploding in this world. The mass simply couldn’t believe it.
“Thirteen palaces…” Even old undyings that have been sealed for a long time were stunned: “Is he a monster? How could someone have thirteen palaces in this world?”
In just one night, Heaven Spirit was lost in a torrent of bewilderment.
“Go, inquire whether Li Qiye has a dao companion or not. Our princess wants to marry him.” Some imperial lineages immediately sent out their best disciples for scouting.
“No disciple or member in the sect is allowed to oppose Li Qiye. If you meet him, it doesn’t matter what he wants, show your full support or report back to the sect. We will provide full assistance.” All the great powers reminded their disciples.
Li Qiye became a hot character overnight. So many discussions revolved about him and how to befriend him for he has reached the pinnacle of Heaven Spirit.
These sects even hoped to find those close to him in order to use their connection.
“That’s the next emperor.” Many experts and sects had this thought.
“Our Spring God Gate supports Young Noble Li. If you ever need anything, just say the words and we shall even jump into the boiling water.” A few sects couldn’t contact him so they sent out news about their support.
Everyone knew that there was still a chance to have a relationship with him before the ascension. It would be too late once he became emperor.