Liu Ming made a gesture and the sand mist condensed into a giant sand ball. Spikes appeared inside the sand ball as it spun wildly.
After the several fire birds screamed inside, they were twisted into pieces by these spikes.
Then the golden sand ball exploded with another muffled sound, and it once again turned into sand mist that surged toward the two fire spirits in the sky.
When the two fire spirits in the air saw this, after a scream in their mouths, their bodies shook and merged into a huge fireball. It turned and blasted away. After only a few flashes, they escaped a hundred meters more away,
After hearing the scream of fire spirits, the remaining few fire wolves below also cast a fire cloud and immediately retreated.
Seeing this, Liu Ming squinted. He waved and retrieved the flying sword and Golden Fallen Sand, and he didn’t pursue them.
Chen Deng and others were overjoyed when they saw Liu Ming suddenly appear and used such amazing technique.
“Thank you Brother Liu for helping me. I, Zang Xuan, will remember this favor, and I will definitely pay you back in the future.” Zang Xuan let out a long sigh, and he thanked Liu Ming.
The other two outer disciples cupped their fists to express their gratitude to Liu Ming.
Chen Deng made a gesture to retrieve the array. The blue light curtain flashed away. He also looked grateful, and he wanted to say something to Liu Ming.
However, at this moment, there was a deafening rumbling sound from the valley behind them. There were sparks all over the sky faraway. A huge red mushroom cloud appeared. It was clearly the massive fire spirit beasts that pursued Liu Ming!
“We should move now. Let’s talk on the way.” Liu Ming said with a solemn face when he saw this, then he made a gesture and he flew toward the exit of the valley.
Chen Deng and others were naturally shocked after seeing such anomaly in the sky faraway. They also flew into the air.
In the escape lights, they were all holding spirit stones in their hands to replenish their spiritual power.
“Brother Chen, if we continue to entangle with so many fire spirit beasts and fire spirits, the consumption of our spiritual power can’t keep up with the replenishing rate. I don’t know how soon the courtyard masters out there can think of a way to save us. Do you have any plans for it?” Liu Ming suddenly faintly said to Chen Deng.
This Chen Deng had not only reached the Condensation State later stage, he was also proficient in arrays, and his spiritual weapon was not weak. He was obviously a man with a lot of history.
“Does Brother Liu notice anything unusual all the way here?” Chen Deng did not directly answer Liu Ming’s question, but he asked instead.
“Could it be… Brother Chen is referring to the huge fire spirit?” Liu Ming’s heart shuddered, but his expression remained calm.
“Yes. In that first battle, we went all the way to a huge mine deep in the canyon and witnessed a group of fire spirits sitting around a huge crystal pillar. A twenty meters fire spirit was sitting cross-legged above the crystal pillar. As I scanned it in a rush, I found out that it was infinitely close to the Crystallization Period. It should be the fire spirit king. That pillar should be the treasure that causes the anomaly in the natural aura of this place.” Chen Deng pondered for a moment, and immediately said to Liu Ming.
“Brother Chen meant…” Liu Ming heard this. He said with a change of expression.
“Rather than fleeing aimlessly like this, we might as well take the risk to fight back. Now that most of the fire spirits are outside, we can invade the canyon and destroy the giant crystal pillar. If the pillar is destroyed, the giant fire spirit should be able to sense it and return immediately. When we work together and eliminate it, the other beast horde and fire spirits will inevitably be in chaos.” Chen Deng smiled and expressed his thoughts to Liu Ming.
“We can indeed try this method. However, the fire spirits of this Small Flame World seems to have become a clone of the huge fire spirit. Its mental power is so strong that it can constantly trace our tracks. I’m afraid that it is not easy to invade the canyon without the giant fire spirit knowing.” Liu Ming expressed his concerns with an uncertain face.
“Brother Liu doesn’t have to worry too much about this. Zang Xuan has a spiritual weapon that can temporarily avoid the spiritual scan of the fire spirit king. Although he can’t use it for long, it should be barely enough for us to sneak back into the canyon. As for the fire spirits and beast horde outside of the canyon, Senior Fellow Apprentice Chen can deal with them.” Zang Xuan, who also flew nearby, said in a low voice. He also seemed to know that the huge fire spirit’s Divine Thought could possess ordinary fire spirit.
The other two male disciples, who followed closely behind, were dumbstruck instead.
“Yes, I did have a large array, Black Light Ice Soul. It can temporarily attract the attention of the fire spirit beasts and fire spirits. Brother Zang and I had this plan, but we were unable to use it because of the lack of strength. Now that with Brother Liu joining us, we can of course give it a go.” Chen Deng said with a smile.
“Okay, then I have to think about it.” After Liu Ming’s thoughts turned, he realized that if he joined forces with Zang Xuan, it would not be a problem to deal with the huge fire spirit, so he nodded and replied.
Several hours later, Liu Ming suddenly appeared in a fiery dense forest not far from the huge canyon.
After discussing the plan, they relied on Zang Xuan’s eyes to cast the mystic arts. They avoided a large group of fire spirit beasts, and they defeated a few waves of pursuit, they finally pulled out a long distance from the fire spirits chasing them behind. They quietly returned to a place not far from the fire spirit tribe.
Zang Xuan’s face was pale at this moment. Casting mystic art continuously obviously consumed a lot of spiritual power.
“I still have some upper grade elixirs for Condensation State cultivators here. You all focus on restoring spiritual power first. When the array is ready, you all quickly enter the canyon and act according to the plan.” Chen Deng saw this, and he said with unwillingness on his face. He took out a small emerald bottle and poured out five green elixirs that exuded rich spirit. He distributed to four of them and himself.
After Liu Ming took over elixir, he scane it with Divine Thought and swallowed it immediately.
This pill was a bit bitter after entering his mouth, but it went into his stomach smoothly.
After a while, a strange feeling of warmth suddenly rose from his dantian, and then endless waves of pure spiritual power surged and merged into the Spiritual Sea. This elixir was really incomparable to ordinary upper grade spiritual medicine.
He immediately sat cross-legged, and took out a piece of upper grade spirit stone, closing his eyes and adjusting his breathe.
Other people naturally did the same thing.
Liu Ming then sat cross-legged, holding the spirit stone in his hand and restoring his spiritual power on the spot.
For a while, when Liu Ming opened his eyes again, his spiritual power was mostly restored.
Zang Xuan, Chen Deng and others also opened their eyes at this moment, and their faces also looked joy.
Obviously, the recovery effect of this upper grade elixir was out of their expectation.
Liu Ming even showed a thoughtful look.
This upper grade recovery elixir has such a miraculous effect. It seems that if I have time, I should practice alchemy well. If I can take a few more pills in a crisis, I might save my own life.
He had that mysterious bubble to slow down time, and he didn’t need to be afraid of wasting any materials, he could practice refining a certain upper grade elixir.
“Those fire spirits will find us soon. We must make it quick. I will set the array now. When I activate the array, you all sneak into the mine pit and destroy the crystal pillar.” After Chen Deng stood up, he took out a disc and looked at it. He then said solemnly.
Liu Ming and the others nodded after listening.
Chen Deng quickly took out stacks of translucent formation flags from his arms, and threw them out in all directions. As he chanted, the formation flags were emitting white light. The white light swirled around the flags, and waves of cold air spread to the surroundings.
He flicked his sleeves and took out a green jade disk array. He changed his gesture and pointed at it; several silver lights were shot from the disc array into the surrounding formation flags.
After dozens of formation flags quivered slightly, they spread out and disappeared in a flash.
Soon after, a white array that covered almost half of the forest appeared immediately.
The white mist was emitting from the middle of the array. It mixed with gusts of cold wind and formed layers of ice on the surface of the trees.
“Okay! I will attract the attraction of the fire spirits with this array. Although this array is powerful, there are many fire spirits and fire spirit beasts here. I probably can’t hold it for long.” As Chen Deng faintly heard the roars of the beasts from afar it far, he spoke to the others quickly.
“Okay, let’s go!”
Zang Xuan groaned and flicked his sleeve. A purple brocade flew out from it.
There was a strange ghost head printed on the brocade, and two clusters of purple light flickered at the place of the eyes. They looked exactly like Zang Xuan’s eyes.
He launched a symbol at the brocade, then it turned into a purple light curtain that covered the four of them.
Liu Ming only felt that the surrounding air was stagnating in the purple light curtain. When he released his mental power, it was bounced back by the light curtain as if the space was isolated.
It seemed that this was the spiritual weapon Zang Xuan said can temporarily avoid the fire spirit king’s tracking.
The four of them immediately rose into the sky under the purple light, and they flew straight toward the canyon.
Near the huge mine in the depths of the fire spirit tribe, thick fire clouds were tumbling.
At a glance, five fire spirits were arbitrarily absorbing the red glow from a huge transparent crystal pillar in the middle of the mine. Every time they inhaled a trace of red light, the flame on their bodies seemed to be darker, and they also let out a shrill from time to time as if they were excited.
A low sound voiced out, then it was followed by a clear sound. Yellow and blue sword lights shot out from the nearby fire clouds.
Caught off guard, two human-shaped fire spirits sitting cross-legged were immediately pierced by the two sword lights.
After the figures behind the fire clouds flickered, Liu Ming, Zang Xuan and others appeared.
As soon as Liu Ming and Zang Xuan raised their hands, the flying swords flew back to them.
The remaining three fire spirits jumped up in surprise, and they rushed to several people.
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