“Don’t forget, fights are not allowed in the market, do you want to break this rule?” The middle-aged scholar’s complexion had returned to calm. He was obviously good at adjusting his manner. In contrast, the young scholar was much worse.
“But?” The young scholar said unwillingly.
“Stop it, since the other party took the insect egg first, it is his choice whether he wants to sell it. Let’s go.” The middle-aged scholar shook his head, and a gloominess flashed in his eyes. He then stepped out of the shop.
The young man murmured in a low voice, then he followed out quickly. After leaving the shop, he hurriedly asked,
“Master’s Junior, what is so unusual about that green yarn cicada egg? Why did Master’s Junior offer such a high price?”
“If I’m right, it should be a mutated green yarn cicada’s egg.” The middle-aged scholar sent a voice transmission to the young man while walking.
“Mutated insect egg?” The young man was startled.
“Yes, on that insect egg, I felt a trace of impurity. The green yarn cicada is a beastkin of phantom insects, it is impossible to have this kind of aura. Mutated insect eggs are extremely rare, and the price is ten times that of ordinary insect eggs.” The middle-aged scholar said lightly.
“There is actually such a thing!? Damn it, it was bought by that person.” The young man was surprised when he heard the words, and then a trace of greed flashed in his eyes.
Ten times the price of ordinary insect eggs, that was to say, the mutated green yarn insect eggs were worth at least three hundred thousand spirit stones. If this egg hatches into an adult, and had some other mutated talents, the price could be increased several times immediately.
Such a large amount of spirit stones naturally made a Crystallization Period cultivator such as the middle-aged scholar moved.
On the other side, after Liu Ming left the spirit beast shop, he quickly blended into the flow of people and continued to wander in the market.
After a short while, he looked at most of the shops and found a quiet place to restore his original appearance. He returned after that.
As soon as Liu Ming returned, he entered the secret room on the third floor. He launched a symbol to activate some simple enchantments, then he sat cross-legged on a futon.
After adjusting his breath, he immediately took out the jade box from his arms, opened it, took out the green yarn insect egg from it, and looked at it carefully again.
This green insect egg, which was only the size of a thumb, had no other special features except for some black spots on the surface. There were also no changes even if ordinary spiritual power was injected into it.
After thinking about it, Liu Ming decided to ask Luo Hu face to face.
He closed his eyes and injected spiritual power into the Celestial Tablet.
After a while, the Celestial Tablet shined brightly. His eyes turned black, and he grabbed the green yarn insect egg directly into the mysterious space.
When he opened his eyes slowly, he found that Luo Hu was already waiting there.
“Senior Luo Hu. The relationship between this egg and true demonic aura, can you tell me now.” Liu Ming said straightforwardly without talking nonsense.
“I can’t be sure right now, I have to check it myself first.” Luo Hu said lightly, then he waved his hand lightly.
Liu Ming only felt his five fingers tremble, and the insect egg flew out of his hand immediately. It fell slowly into Luo Hu’s hand the next moment.
Luo Hu used an unknown mystic art. After chanting, the green yarn cicada egg instantly released a large white halo in his hand, and a strange wave came out.
At the next moment, among the black spots on the insect egg, a cloudy black gas burst out and condensed continuously in the air around the insect egg.
Liu Ming once again vaguely felt the cold and cloudy aura coming to him.
After a dozen minutes, Luo Hu finally showed a hint of joy on his face and nodded.
“This egg is really not a green yarn cicada egg. It is an egg of the ancient insect, mind imitation insect, that is within rank top 30. For some reason, this egg is contaminated by the true demonic. It has become a demonic insect egg in a sense, so it has black spots on the outside. It looks like an ordinary green yarn cicada, but it has been unable to hatch because it is contaminated with demonic qi.”
“Since it ranks in the top 30 of the ancient insects, what kind of magical power does this mind imitation insect have?” Liu Ming was surprised when he heard what Luo Hu said. He blurted out.
“The larvae after hatching of this worm have a low level of strength. It can even be said that it has no fighting ability. It also has only one kind of talent. That is, it can perfectly replicate the mental power of the person that it recognizes as its master. The mental power can be transmitted to the master when it’s needed. Then, it can recover mental power with the same recovery speed as the master. In a sense, if someone gets this mind imitation insect, he can instantly double his mental power or even more. His recovery speed is even double than ordinary people since the master and the insect can recover mental power at the same time.” Luo Hu looked up at Liu Ming and explained with no expression.
After Liu Ming listened, he was stunned.
Although Luo Hu’s description was simple, the ability of this mind imitation insect was too overpowered.
If he had this insect, not to mention he could reduce his rest time between training and could cast some mental power mystic art, just using the mind imitation insect’s mental power to enter the illusion made by Illusive Demonic Pupil, he could get amazing benefits.
After all, with his current recovery speed, he basically had to meditate all day and night to restore all the exhausted mental power.
He usually wouldn’t simply enter the mysterious space just in case he needed to cultivate or there was an accident.
But now if this mind imitation insect eggs could be hatched, everything would be different naturally.
He only needed to consume some of his own spiritual power. After entering the Celestial Tablet, he could let the mind imitation insect’s mental power be consumed, allowing him to easily enter the illusion. He did not have to wait for the mysterious bubble to absorb the spiritual power before proceeding cultivating using the Illusive Demonic Pupil.
When Liu Ming thought about it, he couldn’t help but glance at the insect egg in Luo Hu’s hand with joy, and he simply asked,
“Senior just said that this insect egg has been contaminated by true demonic aura, so it cannot be hatched. Senior should have a way to remove this true demonic aura so that this insect can be hatched.”
“This mind imitation insect egg has been completely contaminated by true demonic qi. Even if it is forced to hatch, its demonic qi will immediately explode.” Luo Hu responded with a sneer.
Luo Hu’s words were like a pot of cold water pouring on top of him; his heart instantly felt cold.
“However, with the help of this prison, it is not impossible to extract a part of the true demonic qi from the insect and let it hatch safely, but you still have to do it according to certain requirements.” After Luo Hu sneered, he turned the thread of discussion.
“Senior, please tell me!” Liu Ming felt hope again, and he asked immediately while clasping his fist.
“After the insect hatches, you must keep the worm close to your body so that the prison can absorb the true demonic aura that regenerates in the insect egg at any time. However, you can use this method because you have the demonic power hidden in your body, otherwise you will be contaminated by the demonic qi of the insect and be demonized.” Luo Hu glanced at Liu Ming and said slowly.
After Liu Ming listened, he couldn’t help but be stunned. After thinking for a while, he held his fist and directly,
“Senior Luo Hu, you hid yourself away from me in the past, why did you appear this time? Not only you asked me to buy this egg, but you also told me the way to hatch this egg.”
“I once said that unless it’s related to the prison itself, I will never help me. The same is true now! I can hatch this insect, but you have to promise me one condition.” Luo Hu’s expression turned solemn, and he said slowly with a cold look.
“Senior, please speak.” Liu Ming was already prepared in his heart. He asked calmly.
“In order to make up for the needs of the prison, when the mind imitation insect is cultivated to adulthood, it must be placed in this mysterious space to let the prison keep absorbing its mental power for more than a hundred years. Because once the insect reaches adulthood, it can duplicate the double amount of the owner’s mental power. It is enough to fulfill the energy needed to maintain this prison. Of course, the mysterious bubble can also continuously absorb the true demonic aura from the mind imitation insect to repair the seal.” Luo Hu said calmly and slowly.
“Senior’s condition, I can agree with it.” Although Liu Ming flashed a hint of surprise on his face, he thought quickly before agreeing.
Luo Hu nodded when he heard this, showing satisfaction.
“However, seniors, I have another concern. Since this mind imitation insect contains true demonic aura, will it be detected by some powerful individual if I carry it with me?” Liu Ming raised his eyebrows and asked again.
“You don’t have to worry about this. As long as you carry this egg close to you, the power of prison will naturally cover the true demonic aura on this insect.” Luo Hu said calmly.
Immediately after Luo Hu made a strange chant, he tapped lightly at the insect egg; the black demonic qi on the insect egg suddenly gathered.
At the next moment, Luo Hu turned his hand and the black demonic qi disappeared into his sleeve.
“I have borrowed the power of prison to take away the true demonic aura from the insect egg, but this is only a temporary measure. It will not be long before the insect generates the true demonic aura. You must hatch the insect egg during this period. In addition, this insect egg has been sleeping since ancient times, and its vitality has been reduced to a minimum. If you want to hatch it smoothly, you must let it replenish its vitality. This requires some ten thousand years spirit turtle’s blood essence.”
After giving another explanation, Luo Hu lightly tossed the insect egg back to Liu Ming. He removed the true demonic qi on it so easily.
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