In front of the forest where Liu Ming was located, there were 2 giant black peaks with a height of several thousand meters. The giant mountain fortress was built between the 2 peaks, covering an area of only hundreds of miles. It was almost 10 times the size of Golden Light City.
It was agreed place was in a secret place near the fortress, which was still some distance away from the current location.
However, it was not easy to pass this distance.
With the main city of the giant mountain fortress as the center, there were many small tower-shaped buildings scattered nearby. Ghost pawns walking back and forth could be faintly seen above.
There were patrols passing by from time to time near the fortress. The defense was extremely tight.
Liu Ming glanced at several nearby high-tower buildings. According to the original plan, he planned to mix into the ghost army that entered the giant mountain fortress, then he would take the opportunity to approach the giant mountain fortress. However, it seemed that this plan would not work.
For some reason, since he rushed to the vicinity of the giant mountain fortress, he did not see a large army entering or leaving the fortress.
Because of the delay on the yin storm, he didn’t have time to wait. He must act immediately.
“Xie’er, we really can burrow into the ground?” After thinking about it, Liu Ming contacted Xie’er through his mind.
“Master, I’m sorry. There is a large spiritual power field under the giant mountain fortress. Within a hundred miles, the earth attribute spiritual power is very chaotic. Even if I forcefully use the earth burrowing technique to enter, I can’t find the direction. I will even ruin master’s mission.” Xie’er’s aggrieved voice spread into Liu Ming’s Divine Thought.
Liu Ming frowned upon hearing this. It seemed that the ghost army of the Giant Mountain Fortress had already thought of a countermeasure to prevent infiltrators like him.
However, there was a large-scale enchantment that covered an area of a hundred miles. It must be done by a few Celestial State array masters.
Just as he was thinking about it, a chaotic footstep sounded from a distance. At a glance, a group of patrolling ghost pawns was slowly approaching from a distance.
They were about to pass by Liu Ming’s hiding place.
Liu Ming’s heart moved. His right shoulder emitted a green light, then his figure disappeared into the tree beside.
The patrol team quickly approached. It was a group of skeleton ghost army. They had red lights in their eye sockets, and their cultivation was about the level of the Condensation Period.
“Skeleton ghost army…” Liu Ming, who was hiding, immediately thought of the name of these ghost creatures when seeing them.
The ghost army was actually just a general term for these ghost creatures. There were all kinds of ghost creatures among them. The skeleton ghost army was the most common ghost clan among them, but most of them were not high in cultivation. Most of them were used as low rank ghost pawns.
This team of patrolling soldiers quickly flew past Liu Ming and disappeared into the distance, not finding any unusual at all.
At this time, Liu Ming also had a decision in his heart. A faint black mist rose up from the tree and drifted forward silently.
He planned to use the Che Huan totem to hide his aura and blend into the thick yin qi so that he could avoid these patrols.
After drifting forward for more than a mile, there was a tall tower not far away.
Liu Ming suddenly slowed down his speed. He avoided the tower while drifting forward. The forest was full of mist. The black mist that he hid was inconspicuous at all.
Above the tower, a green-faced ghost cultivator in charge of the lookout glanced at the forest below the tower, and a trace of doubt appeared in its eyes.
The mist below seemed to drift a little faster…
There was a hint of hesitation in the eyes of this ghost cultivator. He launched a symbol, and a 3 meters black mirror on the tower released an invisible wave. The surrounding scene was quickly reflected in the mirror.
“What happened?” Another ghost cultivator asked in surprise when he heard the movement.
There was no abnormality in the mirror.
“It’s fine. Thought I saw something.” The green-faced ghost shook his head, and the light on the black mirror dissipated.
In the forest below, behind a boulder, a faint mist drifted.
“Fortunately, I hid quickly. I didn’t expect that the ghost army also has such a treasure as a celestial mirror…” In the mist, Liu Ming muttered to himself. He was channeling Che Huan totem to the maximum.
The black mist he turned into also became looming, and he continued to move forward without leaving a trace.
After bypassing the high tower building, he increased his speed a little. Some patrolling ghost army couldn’t find his trace with Divine Thought and eyes alone.
However, the closer he got to the giant mountain fortress, the more powerful the patrolling ghost army was. He encountered a few teams of Crystallization Period-level ghost lieutenants, but he managed to get past them successfully.
In the northwest of the giant mountain fortress, near the bottom of the black mountain peak, a large piece of dark trees grew. This kind of tree was very strange. There was not a single leaf on the dark tree. Only the ends of the branches were covered with pieces of carapace leaves like fish scales.
This thing was one of the trees unique to Evil Ghost Way, the soul shifting tree.
At this moment, a faint black mist drifted into the forest, and it silently hid in it.
According to the jade slip given by the sect, the place to meet in this soul shifting forest. However, in order to get here, it took him 2 more hours.
Now that there were still a few hours before the agreed time, Liu Ming glanced around a few times. Suddenly, he frowned and stuck a yellow talisman onto himself. His figure slowly submerged into the ground.
Just after Liu Ming hid under the ground, a black cloud shot out from the fortress not far away. It flew past the soul shifting forest with a loud whistle.
Liu Ming was shocked. He frantically channeled Che Huan totem to restrain his aura, turning him into a lifeless stone under the ground. Only his eyes were moving slightly
In the black cloud was a white bone dragon nearly 300 meters in size. It exuded a strong aura of death, giving Liu Ming, who was underground, an indescribable sense of oppression. His mind couldn’t help but tremble.
On the back of the bone dragon, stood a soldier with a silver-gray heavy armor. The spiritual power fluctuations emanating from its body had faintly broken through the Pseudo Pellet State.
It was a ghost general of the Celestial State!
Liu Ming didn’t dare to look any further. After taking a glance, he immediately withdrew his gaze. The bone dragon knight didn’t seem to notice anything unusual below, and it disappeared into the distant sky.
After Liu Ming stayed put for another half a quarter of an hour, he finally breathed a sigh of relief. He continued to channel spiritual power in his body. He didn’t dare to stop the Che Huan totem for even a moment. He was not far from the giant mountain fortress, so even a slight mistake wasn’t allowed.
In the following time, several waves of patrolling ghost army flew past here, but the highest cultivation base among them was only the ghost lieutenant of the Crystallization Period. Thus, Liu Ming was not found.
As time passed little by little, the originally gray sky gradually darkened.
However, as the night approached, the clouds in the sky above the fortress suddenly turned light red. It didn’t take long for the blood-red rotten rain to fall down.
“Too lucky!” Liu Ming was not surprised but delighted. This rotten rain came at just the right time.
The smelly rainwater soaked the ground. In order to hide his aura, Liu Ming did not channel the spiritual power to protect himself. The corrosive power in the rainwater continuously penetrated into his body.
However, Liu Ming’s body was extremely tough, so he could easily resist it.
Although Liu Ming could withstand the rotten rain for a while, many of the patrolling ghost soldiers around the giant mountain fortress were ghost pawns of the Condensation Period and Spirit Apostle Stage. The rotten rain still did a lot of damage to them.
A ghostly howl-like horn sounded in the giant mountain fortress, and the patrols around the fortress flew back in groups.
The sky finally darkened completely, but the rotten rain did not stop, on the contrary, it had a tendency of getting bigger and bigger. The entire mountain fortress was shrouded in a misty bloody rain.
Just as a blood moon rose in the sky, a blurred figure flashed out from a corner of the giant mountain fortress in the night. Under the cover of the rotten rain, it flew close to the ground at high speed and quietly entered the soul shifting forest.
The black shadow stopped under a sturdy giant tree in the forest, and the black escape light gradually dissipated, revealing a ghost creature about 9 meters tall.
It was wearing a bronze armor. Its dark green face was shriveled. Black air was coming out of its face. There were only 2 black holes on its nose, making it look terrifying. It was actually a ghost captain of the Real Pellet State.
As soon as it stood still, the pair of copper bell-like eyes swept the surroundings wantonly with red light.
At this moment, in the depths of the soul shifting forest, a cloud of black air slowly emerged from the ground and condensed. Through the layers of tree shadows and the pale red rain curtain, he looked at the ghost captain from a far distance.
The ghost captain glanced around anxiously. After a while, he chanted in a low voice, and black air began to come out of his skin. In a short while, the tall ghost captain turned into a middle-aged man with a thin face.
However, this person didn’t look well. His face looked a little dark, his eyes were sunken and bloodshot as if he hadn’t rested for a long time.
Deep in the soul shifting forest, there was a hint of joy in Liu Ming’s eyes. He gradually emerged from the tree.
The middle-aged man’s ears moved slightly, and he suddenly turned around.
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