The green face ghost screamed, and black gas gushed out of the big hole in the back of its. It was Bone Scorpion’s tail hook launching a quick attack under the ground. It easily succeeded with one blow.
If it was an ordinary cultivator, it would die on the spot,
But the ghost shook its upper body a few times, then it strangely turned its head in eighty degrees and screamed, letting out a sharp howl.
As soon as the middle-aged scholar not far away heard this, his heart suddenly became hot. His chest was like being punched heavily, making him almost spit blood.
“Hundred Ghosts Cry!”
Liu Ming’s mind moved. He instantly remembered this ghost spell.
Many high level ghost creatures could cast such a spell. It could disrupt one’s mind. If it was used unexpectedly in battle, it could reverse the blood flow of the opponent and disintegrate his spiritual power. It was a similar technique that he had seen in the fire spirit’s howl.
However, this level of ghost crying technique could affect him much. Instead, he flicked his sleeve as his face turned dark. A crimson rainbow flashed out, circled the ghost, and flew back.
The green face ghost’s expression instantly solidified. Its upper body immediately slid to the ground, and its lower body also fell down after shaking slightly.
At this moment, in the distant cave, there was a roar. The sound was from another ghost creature.
Liu Ming turned his head and glanced lightly.
At the end of the mine, the whole body of the other green face ghost was tightly entangled by countless green hair strands. The black mist around its body turned into several snake-shaped black shadows, tearing the green hair strands continuously, but it couldn’t get rid of the hair strands no matter how it struggled.
Demon Flying Skull seemed to have used some kind of magical power. It attached to the neck of the ghost, and its three heads were biting the ghost creature’s vitals.
This seemingly fierce green face ghost could still roar and struggle loudly in the net at first, but it became weak in just a few seconds. Its body then quickly shrank and dried up at a speed visible to the eyes. In a blink of an eye, it was rendered motionless in the net.
Liu Ming nodded. His figure flickered, and his sleeves flicked again.
A red light flashed in the air, and the crimson flying sword had already pierced into the green face ghost’s chest and came out from its back.
After the icy sword light trembled, it borrowed the momentum in the air to dive down.
A weird howl sounded!
This green face ghost was cut in half by a sword, and the one who died couldn’t die anymore.
From the appearance of two green face ghosts to Liu Ming’s easily killing them with the help of two spiritual pets, it was only a few minutes.
From the beginning to the end, Liu Ming looked at ease as if he didn’t use much strength at all.
This naturally surprised and delighted middle-aged scholar.
When Bone Scorpion and Demon Flying Skull retrieved their magical powers respectively and flew back to Liu Ming, this Xu Family’s elder kept away his small shield, cupped his fist and said respectfully,
“I really didn’t know that Mr. Liu is not only astonishing in strength, you even have these two powerful spiritual pets. It is really an eye-opening to me. If I see it correctly, the spiritual pets should be at the later stage of the Condensation Period right? Tze tze, sir is really worthy of being a Taiqing Sect’s disciple. With such powerful spiritual pets, I’m afraid you don’t have to be afraid of those who are at the Crystallization Period or below.”
“Sir has overpraised. I got these two spiritual pets by chance.” Liu Ming replied with a faint smile, then he patted his waist. Bone Scorpion and Demon Flying Skull immediately turned into two black gas and rolled back into the leather bag.
When the middle-aged scholar saw this, he bowed slightly and thanked him again.
“This is my task, you don’t have to thank me. If there isn’t anything else, let’s return.” Liu Ming scanned around. After confirming that there were any abnormalities, he immediately said so.
The middle-aged scholar naturally agreed without hesitation.
So the two immediately returned through the same way. After getting out of the mine, they flew toward the Xu Family Fortress.
A few hours later, in the lobby of the Xu Family’s hall, Liu Ming calmly sat on a chair.
He was surrounded by several Xu Family’s elders. Xu Kaiyang who accompanied Liu Ming into the mine was the same too
These Xu Family’s cultivators had all learned from the middle-aged scholar about Liu Ming’s powerful performance in the previous battle. After being excited, they naturally showed more respect for Liu Ming.
“Envoy Liu, this is the reward we agreed. This time the envoy came all the way here to help us, I hereby thank Sir Envoy again on behalf of the Xu Family. In addition, these are some rare forging materials left by our ancestors. If sir doesn’t mind, you can pick a few.” After a while, Xu Family’s patriarch and the skinny old man walked from the back of the hall and put a bag of spirit stones on the table.
The Xu Family’s elder flicked his sleeve. After a flash of white light, there were a dozen more jade boxes beside the bag.
“In this case, I will accept your kindness.” Liu Ming said faintly when he saw this. He first kept away the bag with spirit stones, then he looked at these jade boxes.
A quarter of an hour later.
Under the accompany of the Xu Family’s cultivators, Liu Ming walked out of the hall, made a gesture and flew into the sky in black light.
After a few seconds, he turned into a black spot and disappeared into the distant sky.
The skinny old man breathed a sigh of relief, turned around, and asked the middle-aged scholar again.
“Seventh Brother, you said that this person actually carried two ghost creatures of Condensation Period later stage with him. Are you sure you didn’t see it wrong?” The skinny old man frowned and asked in a low voice.
“Replying to brother, I have used Divine Thought to scan several times in the mine. I can confirm that both have the Condensation Period later stage. Not only that, Envoy Liu was also a Sword Cultivator, and his power is unfathomable. He almost killed the two green face ghosts one by one with simple moves. You and I know how powerful these two ghost creatures were.” The middle-aged scholar dared not to neglect and hurriedly replied.
“If what you say is true, this Envoy Liu isn’t as simple as the Condensation Period intermediate stage. I think he must have deliberately concealed his cultivation level and did not want us to know it. Fortunately, we were respectful to him. Otherwise, we might get into trouble. Since he left so hurriedly, he probably has other important matters. Nevermind, this is no longer our concern.” Xu Kaiyang replied with his face changing slightly.
“This time, patriarch did a good job. We took out those materials for him to choose. It was considered as building a good relationship with this person. If this person can advance further, maybe he can become our Xu Family’s backer in the Taiqing Sect in the future.” The skinny old man sighed and walked into the hall with a wave of his sleeves.
After hearing this, everyone in the Xu Family looked at each other and didn’t have much to say. They also went into the hall.
Liu Ming, who was already more than a hundred miles away, naturally did not know what Xu Family had said after he left.
He was playing with a thumb-sized emerald green pearl with a smile on his face.
The name of this item was gan lou pearl, which was crystallized from the excretion of a kind of strange insect, and it was extremely toxic. It was extremely rare. It was one of the auxiliary materials of refining the Nine Skulls Shield.
Liu Ming was naturally surprised to earn this unexpected gain.
He put away the pearl and took out a map of the nearby area that he had prepared.
After a while, he put the map away and flew in another direction.
After flying all the way west for half a day, a seemingly ordinary lake appeared not far from Liu Ming.
The lake was crystal clear, there were fished swimming by from time to time. There were also a few gray wild cranes flapping their wings and playing by the lake.
Liu Ming landed by the lake. He then made a strange gesture in front of his chest, flipped his hand and tapped the space in front of him lightly.
A black mist shot out. The air several ten meters in front of him trembled slightly, stirring a layer of ripples.
Then the scenery in front of Liu Ming suddenly became blurred. A lush green valley suddenly appeared, and some cultivators were flying into the valley from all directions. From time to time, there were a few escape lights flying out of the valley.
This valley was the real destination of his trip, a remote market, Blue Lake Market, which was thousands of miles away from Taiqing Sect.
After he took a look, he turned into a black escape light and flew into the valley.
After half a day, Liu Ming walked out of the market with satisfaction.
Although this Blue Lake Market wasn’t big, it had a complete range of shops; spiritual weapons, materials, talisman, etc, were all available.
Liu Ming soon sold out the previously refined elixirs in batches. Perhaps because of the remoteness, the price of elixir here was 10% higher than that of the sect market, which also made him earn more. At this moment, the spirit stone on his body had reached more than 300,000 spirit stones.
In the following time, he went to several shops in the market and spent tens of thousands of spirit stones to buy a large number of alchemy materials except green condensing fruit.
After doing all this, he left the market and flew toward the Bluestone Palace where the teleportation array was located.
More than ten days later, in a shop of the sect market, Liu Ming was carefully looking at more than ten fist-sized green fruits in a white jade box.
These fruits had a layer of green spirit patterns on the surface, and they exuded a fresh fragrance from time to time. They were a batch of green condensing fruits that had the maturity for nearly three hundred years.
Most of the green condensing fruits he purchased before were about two hundred years old. Seeing these three hundred-year-old green condensing fruits, he couldn’t help but be moved.
The difference in the year of the main material of alchemy would directly affect the quality of the final pill, let alone the difference in one hundred years.
“I want all of these, how much is it?” Liu Ming asked calmly.
“A total of 80,000 spirit stones.” A graceful middle-aged woman looked at Liu Ming and said softly.
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