When Old Li and Qin Sheng finished the free solo challenge, it was already evening. By the time they got back to Stronghold 74 to relay the news, it was already very late at night.
When the news was relayed back that the reinforcements from Stronghold 73 had been ambushed, the Zhou Consortium's troops fell silent. Old Li asked, "Since the Qing Consortium had informed you all beforehand, why didn't you deploy more troops over here?"
The commander of the Zhou Consortium troops at Stronghold 74 replied, "Originally, we wanted to mobilize more troops here, but didn't something happen at Stronghold 73 a while ago too? Who would've expected something like this to happen? If not for the cave-in at East Lake in Stronghold 73, the reinforcements would've already arrived."
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