Nuclear Dragon - Chapter 90
“Now let’s compete again! But you can’t use all your might. Else, your strength will crush me. This will not exercise your skills. Come on, take your sword and face mine, slowly increase the force until I say stop.”
When the coach said that, he raised the greatsword with both his hands and stood diagonally in front of him. While Shillong stepped forward, they both put their swords in an X shape and began to add their strength.
This exercise is meant to let Shillong know how much power should be used to fight.
Slowly, slowly, the coach then called a stop.
“Okay! Use your current amount of strength and practice with me!” The coach said and then stepped back. After the two kept a distance of six meters, the coach couldn’t help asking: “How much power did you just use?”
“I don’t know! I didn’t make much effort anyway!”
“…” The coach was slightly silent. Isn’t this too depressing? What does he mean by “not much effort?”
Is this the gap between the Dragonborn genius and humans?
He has such a power without the use of Battle Qi, perhaps only a legendary barbarian warrior can compare to him!
The coach took a deep breath.
“Let’s get started! This time we will not use Battle Qi!”
As the coach’s voice fell, the two rushed to each other, and as they approached, both of them drew their swords.
As the two swords clashed, the coach quickly changed his stance, and Shillong changed his stance almost at the same time.
The swords on both sides collided more and more densely, and the sound was almost continuous!
The exchange of blows between the two was basically invisible in the eyes of the trainees.
The two greatswords danced and on afterimages could be seen.
There are more than a dozen changes of moves per second.
But the coach who was competing with Shillong was shocked.
Generally speaking, ordinary swordsmen fight against each other, and their change of stance speed is between 0.2 and 0.3 seconds.
And these temporary students he is teaching now are between levels 4 and 6.
Their change of stance speed is between 0.2 and 0.1 seconds.
Obviously, Peter is the student with a change of stance speed of 0.1 seconds.
And the coach himself, as a 15th-level swordsman who is close to the general level, has the speed of 0.05 seconds!
But this guy in front of him is surprisingly equal to him in speed. Maybe he is a little bit worse, but this is for the only reason that Shillong is not familiar with it yet!
The speed at which he changes his stance can not be greater than 0.06 seconds!’
This is different from the unequal battle just now. He was trying to attack by all means, and the other side had just to defend a little!
This is a relatively fair fight!
‘How can this guy achieve this?’
‘This requires not only a very fast reaction speed but to master the swordsmanship skills I mentioned before!’
‘I only talked about it once before. He couldn’t have changed in the span of one fight’
‘How can he actually do this!’
‘Are you sure you are here to learn swordsmanship?’
At this moment, the coach was suspicious of Shillong!
‘I really believed your nonsense!’
Shillong’s greatsword bypassed the coach’s greatsword and slashed towards him.
This sword scared the coach directly and was distracted for a second!
‘I was caught in the way, I should stop thinking about other things for now!’
The coach used an ingenious technique to shake Shillong’s sword away, and immediately confronted him!
The two battled against each other for 70 or 80 rounds, and the coach found that his advantage was gone!
Shillong is moving faster!
This guy has become stronger while fighting him!
After another 40 or 50 moves, the coach gradually fell into a disadvantage.
Sweat gradually appeared on his forehead. The pressure Shillong is exerting on him is a bit too great!
Up to now, he could not launch an effective counterattack, but could only do his best to defend!
The sound of iron and wood clanging together became one after another.
Another dozen of moves passed.
The coach had his sword in front of him, and his movements were frozen! Shillong’s sword was already on his neck!
“I lost!” He laughed bitterly.
Although he had lost before, it was under the circumstance of his opponent’s full strength. But now their competition is tied only to skill, and his opponent defeated him, which was a bit hard for him to accept!
He doesn’t know at all whether the opponent is a master of swordsmanship, or whether he is really a genius. A peerless genius that can now fully control and defeat him after hearing the essence of swordsmanship from him once,
The trainees surrounding them were silent. They also knew that Shillong was suppressing his own might at this time. The same guy told them earlier that he was a beginner, but now he can defeat a 15-level master swordsman with the same strength?
Does Shillong think they are fools?
How could such a person exist?
The students looked at each other. Although they didn’t speak, the meaning behind it was obvious.
This Dragonborn in front of them is pretending to be weak!
‘He is talented and has great power.’
‘Doesn’t that make him a powerhouse? Why is he flexing in front of us, beginners?’
A group of students thought sourly.
Shillong’s current technical improvement is entirely due to his brain.
After becoming a dragon, his brain is much stronger than that of his human self.
It doesn’t feel different at normal times, maybe he just has a clearer mind than humans.
But whenever he needs to study something or calculate something, his brain will shift to another state.
He feels like he is turning into a computer. In this state, his memory and information processing ability will become extremely profound.
For example, looking at a tree, there may be thousands of leaves on the branches, each of which has a different texture, yet he can remember it all completely in just a few moments.
It is precisely because of this that he can fully remember the essence of swordsmanship that the coach mentioned, and gradually integrate it into himself in the next battle.
“You did a great job… I have nothing to teach you.” The coach smiled bitterly once more.
“There is nothing else to teach me? Isn’t there any great tricks in swordsmanship? Aren’t there any powerful moves among the sword arts? When you fought with me before, were you using your full power?” Shillong said.
“Yes! But these are the stunts of those famous swordsmen. Naturally, I also have a few stunts, but these stunts can’t be learned by paying money!” the coach said.
“You can’t learn them even by paying money? Hmph! I don’t believe it!” Arman interrupted at this time.
“Whether you believe it or not, the tuition fees you paid are only enough to learn what you currently have.”
“I’ll give you a thousand gold coins for you to teach me these stunts?” Arman said.
“A thousand gold coins?” The coach was dumbfounded and shook his head after a second of silence.
“…” The coach was silent for two seconds.
Two thousand gold coins… he has to save more than ten years before he can have such an amount!
“Okay!” The coach suddenly changed his mind.
His eyes were full of righteousness. He looked at Arman with bright eyes and grabbed Arman’s arms: “My dear student, I will teach you!”
“Hey, hey, hey ~ let go of me! I was just joking right now! You thought I was serious?” Arman recoiled.
”What a joke, who would spend so many gold coins to learn some shitty mystery of swordsmanship!
Only a fool would spend his money on such a useless thing!”
“…………” The coach took a deep breath, trying to suppress the urge to kill this elf, and slowly let go of his hands.
Then, he faced Shillong and said, “Your Excellency, you are already considered a graduate, but will your brother stay here to complete his training?”
The coach was very polite to Shillong. This latter’s strength has compelled him to be this way.
“Of course, he should stay here to learn,” Shillong replied.
“Oh~ Why do I still have to train? I was supposed to follow you! Why should I train if you won’t be training?” Arman said.
“There is no harm in doing so. The big deal is that I will pay for your courses!”
“You said it!” Arman looked happy, but then he was a little worried: “But, will you come here with me in the future? It feels dangerous to be alone!”
’What a wimp! Don’t know who you are? How can you be such a coward!’
Shillong was speechless. He asked the coach if there was a separate martial arts venue for him to practice.
The answer was yes, but an extra 1 silver coin is required for one day.
Shillong gritted his teeth about this and promised to come to learn with Arman. But he finally said to Arman: “You pay your tuition by yourself! That’s it! Don’t even try to object!”
He regretted paying Arman’s tuition fee!
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