Chapter 1836: Reaching a Compromise, and Fight the Landlord
Translator:Henyee TranslationsEditor:Henyee Translations
Wow! You’re good at getting the answer right! You have a bright future!Luke chuckled.
Sticking the Colt 1911 into a side pocket on his combat pants, Luke walked unhurriedly out of the garden toward the so-called meeting hall.
Jiaying was standing at the door and smiling as she watched him walk over.
She was about to say something, when Luke waved his hand. “Tell that old man to stop releasing his poison. Also, if that woman doesn’t stop her mental interference, I’ll deal with you first.”
Jiaying’s expression froze. These were the final two hidden hands for turning the situation around.
The old man’s poison could paralyze people before they knew it, and the woman’s mental interference had the effect of giving a mental suggestion.
Seeing Luke slowly raise the umbrella, Jiaying’s head throbbed slightly. She nodded with a dry smile. “Alright, our spar with Mr. Big Dipper is over. Everybody, go get some rest.”
When the old man and the woman who had been secretly watching from a distance heard that, they decisively followed the order and left.
This Death Knell was too terrifying. They really didn’t see a chance of winning.
If Jiaying hadn’t said not to stop until she gave the order, the two of them would’ve run off long ago.
After that, Jiaying gestured for Luke to come in.
Luke didn’t move. “Those four snipers aren’t from Afterlife, are they?”
Jiaying nodded in surprise.
Afterlife didn’t have any experts with guns. These four professional assassins were tools that she had found at the last minute and who had been brainwashed by the middle-aged woman.
After getting the answer he wanted, Luke took out his 1911 from his side pocket and fired four times.
100 meters away, four snipers were shot in the head and fell to the ground.
Luke put 1911 back in. “Now we can have a good chat.”
The Inhumans around them: …
They couldn’t help but recall Big Dipper’s fight. Sure enough, it was very easy for this person to kill.
Luke was quite satisfied.
How could he call himself Big Dipper if he didn’t kill a few people?
However, the people from Afterlife were at most a light red evil; there was no one who was bright red.
It could only be said that this organization had always been low-key, and rarely made a move.
Even when they wanted to catch Emma and her sons, they just wanted to brainwash them into fighting for them.
Jiaying had only tried to sway Skye with her words.
This level of evil was worth a broken hand at most.
But Afterlife was Luke’s ‘warehouse of superpowers,’ and he didn’t want to ruin their relationship.
The four hitmen who had been found outside were all villains so dark red they were almost black. Each of them was worth more than 500 points, and were most suitable as ‘tools’ for Luke’s demonstration, to prevent Afterlife from thinking that he was a pushover.
Only Gordon was present during the official negotiation between Luke and Jiaying, and nobody else knew what happened.
In a friendly and harmonious atmosphere, both parties reached a compromise.
Jiaying and Gordon, however, had complicated feelings.
They wanted to be angry, but didn’t have the confidence. The agreement they had reached was still far from their bottom line.
Looking at it on the bright side, this was an alliance. After all, the other party’s blade… hm, umbrella, was already pointed at Afterlife’s face.
However, Luke’s conditions couldn’t be said not to carry some risks, and Gordon and Jiaying really couldn’t feel happy.
After that, the two of them could only watch with complicated feelings from a distance as a certain evil visitor settled down in Afterlife and drew the women to him.
Females from 8 to 80 years old couldn’t escape the fate of being chatted up.
A few days later, Gordon, who used his teleportation ability to pay attention to Luke’s behavior from time to time, asked suspiciously, “Jiaying, what is he doing?”
In the distance, Luke, the old Asian man who could use poison, and the old man’s granddaughter… were playing Fight the Landlord.
After a brief silence, Jiaying shook her head. “Ignore him for now. How’s it going on your end?”
Gordon took out several sheets of paper from his inner pocket. “This is a list of the goods which the bigshot who sells everything has. On the top is what we can buy. The last sheet is a catalog of what we can buy at the next level.”
In fact, the bigshot had given him a phone.
Gordon hadn’t brought it back to Afterlife.
Big Dipper being here didn’t necessarily mean that the bigshot knew about it.
It was unlikely, but to avoid exposing Afterlife as much as possible, going to a little more trouble was inevitable.
Thus, Gordon found a printer outside and printed out the list of goods before bringing it back.
Jiaying took the papers and quickly skimmed the content.
The goods included food, daily necessities, various raw materials, machinery and electronic components.
Only supplies related to certain cutting-edge projects weren’t included, and there were no nuclear materials, nanomaterials, or mid-grade explosives.
Of course, these weren’t what Jiaying needed.
It would be a very long time before Afterlife could be considered a nation; it wasn’t even qualified to be called a prefecture or county.
Jiaying’s idea was to establish another ‘hometown’ for Inhumans, but she didn’t have sufficient materials to awaken more Inhumans.
Currently, there were 100 or so awakened Inhumans in Afterlife; she could at most build a ‘nation’ the size of a big booger; one tactical missile was all it would take to kill most of them.
Weaklings like that weren’t qualified to talk to the strong at all.
Big Dipper alone was enough to keep Afterlife under control, partly because of his super combat ability, and partly because of how intimidating the Bat Squad was.
But powerful as it was, the Bat Squad didn’t step out openly, and their whereabouts had always been a mystery.
The Avengers? That was an organization controlled by Tony Stark, an American defense supplier. It would be strange if they didn’t dare show their faces.
After reading the list, she stared at Luke for a moment before she finally turned around and left.
Big Dipper was a big problem, but he also gave Afterlife a lot of hope.
Gordon had also been keeping an eye out for the bigshot who sold everything for a long time.
Making this connection was also part of Jiaying’s plan.
When Gordon met the bigshot, he had tested the bigshot’s relationship with the Bat Squad.
At that time, the bigshot had only said with a smile, “A partner’s rank is determined by the level of trust between both parties, which requires both sides to do their best.”
Jiaying naturally understood what he meant: They weren’t close, and could only talk business at this stage.
The bigshot was also implying that they shouldn’t compete with the Bat Squad.
After reading the catalog available for higher-level clients, Jiaying further confirmed how powerful the Bat Squad was.
There was a lot of equipment in the catalog that could allow ordinary people to unleash combat ability similar to that of superhumans. There was also a first aid item that each client could only buy once a week.
As long as someone had enough credit points to buy these items and then equip and train ordinary people, the chances of them being able to wipe out Afterlife was very high
The most important thing was that there wasn’t a strict limit on how much equipment could be bought – it ranged anywhere between 10 and 100.
Could training tens to 100 regular people, and turning them into outstanding combat veterans, be considered hard?
The 100 or so Inhumans who had awakened in Afterlife were the results of more than ten years of hard work by Jiaying.
It was even more troublesome to get these superhumans, who were unstable, lacked training and had all sorts of shortcomings, to listen to orders.