The warriors of the prestigious Wudang Sect are on a quest to find powerful energy pills that will increase their martial arts abilities. However, danger lurks ahead in the next Return of the Mount Hua Sect Chapter 96.
While searching through a dark forest, the Wudang disciples encounter a terrifying army of the undead, known in Chinese legends as Jiangshi. These are not your typical rotting zombies, but rather hopping corpses wrapped in burial shrouds with hair and nails still intact. Though deceased, the Jiangshi retain their martial arts skills, making them formidable foes.
The Wudang warriors steel their nerves, knowing an epic battle is imminent. Their kung fu skills will be put to the ultimate test against these supernatural enemies. Can the living defeat the dead? Will any disciples fall victim to the evil Jiangshi? The next chapter will reveal the thrilling showdown.
Meanwhile, the scheming Beggar Sect continues to play all sides. Though underhanded, their leader hopes Chung Myung, the prophesied savior, will bring order to the pugilist world. The fate of the land hangs in the balance as shadowy forces move.
Stay tuned for the action-packed next chapter of Return of Mount Hua Sect to see the Wudang heroes clash with the hopping corpses! Their kung fu will need to be sharper than ever to survive this deadly encounter.
Recap and Review
The Sword Graveyard arc represents a subversion of typical narrative expectations. Rather than the protagonist and other sects obtaining the legendary treasures and items they desire, the “tomb” itself contains nothing but aged, rusty, worthless swords. This reflects the disdain and cautionary message of the builder towards greedy martial artists seeking power through weapons and violence.
Chung Myung does not actually acquire the coveted medicinal pill or its recipe from the misleading Sword Graveyard itself. Through his wit and unconventional thinking, he is able to decipher the deeper metaphors and meaning behind the convoluted map, leading him to uncover the true location of the medicine immortal’s tomb and remedies elsewhere. The other prominent sects remain completely oblivious to this secret discovery.
The medicine immortal, who was also the legendary sword god, constructed the Sword Graveyard many years prior as both a test and trap for self-serving martial artists seeking personal gain.
However, he hid the true treasures, including the legendary pill recipe, in a different, secret location, believing that only someone with a noble heart and pure intentions would be able to unravel the complex riddles and clues to find them, unlike those simply pursuing destructive swords and strength. Ironically, the one who ends up passing this test is none other than the roguish Chung Myung.
There are intriguing layers and dimensions to the intentions and worldview of the medicine immortal/sword god who built this elaborate facade. As a healer, he wanted to help the people but grew disillusioned and furious, seeing how martial artists would turn around and use their strength to inflict harm and dominate others.
Spoilers and Expectations
So he took matters into his own hands by stealing their swords, seeing the endless cycle of violence in the martial world as foolish and pointless. The empty, false tomb full of useless swords represents his subtle condemnation of these selfish values.
After this arc concludes, exciting new developments promise to unfold, including Chung Myung gradually revealing his secret past life and noble efforts to new allies and converts, while his enemies and skeptics remain unaware of the depth of his knowledge and his connection to the legend.
The story escalates to an entirely new level of mystery, action, and philosophical complexity from this point onward.
Release Date and Where to Read
The upcoming Return of the Mount Hua Sect Chapter 96 is scheduled to be out for the fans to read on October 31, 2023.
- Japanese Standard Time: 10:00 PM on Tuesday, October 31, 2023
- Central European Time: 03:00 PM on Tuesday, October 31, 2023
- New York: 09:00 AM on Tuesday, October 31, 2023
- Australian Capital Territory: 12:00 AM on Tuesday, October 31, 2023
- Pacific Time: 06:00 AM on Tuesday, October 31, 2023
- Eastern European Time: 03:00 PM on Tuesday, October 31, 2023
You will be able to read the upcoming Return of the Mount Hua Sect Chapter 96 the time and dates we have mentioned on WebToon or on Naver.