“Junior Fellow Apprentice Liu, why don’t you enter the spirit gathering array to refine your cultivation?” Jin Tianci walked toward him and asked.
At this moment, only Liu Ming, Jin Tianci, and Qiu Longzi were standing outside.
“Senior Fellow Apprentice Jin, do you really think it’s okay to stay here?” Liu Ming didn’t answer the question, but he asked a question.
“As you can see, the exploration of the upper realm ruins has just begun, so everyone has their own ideas. If we forced them to leave, I’m afraid they will be very reluctant. In that case, let them be for the time being. “Jin Tianci’s face flashed coldly, but he said calmly.
Liu Ming nodded and said nothing more.
At this moment, Jin Tianci moved and flew into the air. He took out a yellow disk array and a stack of formation flags.
When he moved his arm, more than a dozen formation flags flew out, gently spinning around his body. He was chanting while waving his hands a few times.
A burst of yellow light suddenly lit up on the formation flags, and the flags flew out in all directions.
After the formation flags trembled, they inserted into the ground outside the spirit gathering array. An oval yellow light was formed around the spirit gathering array. It flashed and disappeared into thin air.
Jin Tianci chanted, and the disk array in his hand released a white light beam into the yellow light.
The next moment, a yellow mist emerged, protecting the entire valley.
“Thick Earth Array!” A hint of surprise flashed in Liu Ming’s eyes.
“Oh? Junior Fellow Apprentice Liu is also proficient in arrays?” Qiu Longzi walked beside Liu Ming with a surprised look.
“I don’t dare to say that I’m proficient. I have read some books about arrays before. I only remember a few of them.” Liu Ming replied honestly.
Qiu Longzi nodded and did not continue to ask. After talking to Liu Ming, he did not enter the spirit gathering array. Instead, he flew to the top of the valley and sat cross-legged. At the same time, he released Divine Thought to beware of the surrounding movements.
Jin Tianci was still busy setting a few more defensive enchantments in the Thick Earth Array.
Liu Ming quietly watched the 2 team leaders working on their tasks. After a while, he finally walked into the spirit gathering array and sat down.
He did not fully immerse himself in cultivating like the others, with his current cultivation in the Pseudo Pellet State. No matter how thick the spirit here was, in just 3 days, it was of little use to him.
Compared with the spirit gathering array under him, he was more interested in these spirit gathering stones. If he could get some, he could set up a small spirit gathering array in his own cave house.
Of course, the effect was definitely incomparable to the 1 under him right now, but it would definitely be helpful for breaking through the bottleneck of the Real Pellet State in the future.
Liu Ming thought so in his mind. He slowly channeled Dragon Tiger Hell Prison and began to absorb the rich spirit around him, but he also split his Divine Thought to keep an eye on the surrounding movement.
The sky was getting darker. In the upper realm ruins, the change between day and night was still the same as the outside world.
As night fell, everything around became dim. At first glance, except for the continuous mountain range that was almost connected to the sky in the distance, it was almost impossible to see anything.
The small valley was also silent. Only the spirit vortex remained above the valley, constantly absorbing spirits from all directions.
In the spirit gathering array below the spirit vortex, most of the Taiqing Sect disciples were greedily absorbing the rich spirit that filled the air.
Now, Liu Ming was holding a jade slip with blue light in his hand, seeming to be comprehending something.
On a cliff outside the valley, Jin Tianci was sitting cross-legged. He formed a gesture with both hands while rhythmically breathing in the abundant spirit.
Not long after, Jin Tianci’s eyelids moved. He suddenly opened his eyes and looked in a certain direction.
A doze miles away, a large black cloud that looked almost the same as the night emerged. In the cloud, dots of red lights could be seen. It was approaching the valley with a buzzing sound.
A layer of starlight appeared in Jin Tianci’s eyes. After only 3 seconds, in shock, he launched a golden into the valley and made a loud noise.
The sound echoed quickly in the valley with a thunderous noise.
There was a commotion in the gathering spirit formation below. The people who were meditating hurriedly opened their eyes and stood up one after another.
At the same time, 2 figures appeared in the air; Liu Ming and Qiu Longzi.
Qiu Longzi had now restrained his aura to less than half an inch away from his body. His eyes were like torches looking into the distance with a slight frown. Liu Ming had put away the blue jade slip in his hand. He had the same vigilant look.
When everyone was immersed in cultivating, Qiu Longzi had been guarding the valley. Liu Ming also split his Divine Thought to check the movement around. So, their reaction was very quick when something happened.
Jin Tianci also appeared beside them with a grim face.
“Can you find out what beastkin is coming?” A stern look flashed across Qiu Longzi’s face.
“It seems to be some bird beastkins. There are a lot of them, and they are very fast!” Liu Ming’s eyes showed black ripples, and he said with a deep breath.
As soon as he finished speaking, a huge rumbling noise was getting closer and closer overwhelmingly. In the east, a black cloud with red lights suddenly appeared, which made it even more strange in the darkness. The rumbling sound came from the cloud.
More and more people flew into the air. When they saw this scene, their expressions changed drastically.
After a few more seconds, everyone finally saw the true face of the black cloud. There were countless black bats. Each one had the size of a human. They looked ferocious with protruding fangs and red eyes.
“What exactly are these beastkins?” Everyone succumbed to chaos.
“Everyone calm down. I have set up multiple defensive array around the valley. These bat beastkins won’t be able to breach for a while.”
The panicked crowd immediately remained silent, but Luo Tiancheng looked furious.
He had just reached a critical juncture to break through, but he was disrupted by these beastkins. How could he not be furious about it?
With a flash of silver light, he was about to destroy the beastkin, but at this moment, Qiu Longzi appeared beside him, grabbed his shoulder and said in a deep voice,
“Junior Fellow Apprentice Luo, don’t be impulsive! The number of these bat beastkin is too large. It is useless to fight recklessly. Once the fight starts, the violent spiritual power fluctuation combined with the bloody scent will easily attract other beastkins nearby!”
At this moment, Jin Tianci, who was in the air, began to chant, and a dazzling yellow light shot out from the disk array in his hand.
The “Thick Earth Array” had been activated. Billowing yellow mist appeared around the valley, forming an egg-shaped light curtain.
The yellow light curtain had just unfolded, and the black bat beastkins had already rushed into the valley. The first dozen slammed into the light curtain, making a dull impact.
The light curtain trembled a few times, but it didn’t move.
Seeing this scene, everyone could not help but breathe a sigh of relief, but the number of these bat beastkins was too many, and their size was huge. Looking around, they almost covered the entire valley.
There were at least thousands of them!
Not long after, the overwhelming bloodthirsty bat beastkins surrounded the yellow light curtain in the middle.
These bat beastkins kept hitting the light curtain with their body desperately while making hoarse screeches. Their blood-red eyes were full of madness.
Many people had regretted their decision to stay here during the day. If they had taken the spirit gathering stone on the spirit gathering array and left immediately, how could they fall into such a predicament.
Although these Condensation Period bat beastkins were not very strong, there were too many of them. If they fought recklessly, even these Crystallization Period disciples couldn’t guarantee to survive. Once they attracted some other nearby high rank beastkins, the consequences would be even more disastrous.
After only 8 seconds, the bloodthirsty bat beastkins seemed to be unable to break through the light curtain, so the flew up and shot bloody light from their mouths.
The crackling sounded one after another!
Countless blood lights hit the light curtain, and the yellow light flashed wildly. The thick yellow mist also tumbled violently.
At the same time, Jin Tianci’s face was slightly pale. The arm holding the disk array also trembled.
“Senior Fellow Apprentice Jin, you can maintain the Thick Earth Array for long when resisting these bat beastkins. Activate the other defensive arrays and let those who can control arrays to help.” Seeing this, Qiu Longzi immediately flew to the side of Jin Tianci and said anxiously.
Jin Tianci took a deep breath, nodded, and waved his hand. 5 disk arrays of different colors flew toward Qiu Longzi.
Qiu Longzi grabbed a green disk array and launched a symbol into it. Immediately, a faint green light curtain appeared in the Thick Earth Array.
Above the valley, green and yellow light intertwined. The yellow light curtain was stabilized.
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