Liu Ming frowned when he saw the green figure killed his companion, but he didn’t show fear at all.
Judging from the aura, this person’s strength was not as good as Ji Ying, not to mention the Blood Ancestor and the Celestial State demon he met earlier.
The green shadow demon saw that Liu Ming didn’t speak, and he grabbed forward abruptly. Green demonic flames surged out and transformed into a giant demonic claw, sweeping toward Liu Ming maliciously.
The demonic claw was full of green flames. The crystal walls, that reflected the green light, looked like a purgatory.
Liu Ming couldn’t seem to dodge under the momentum of th demonic claw, but the next moment, he waved and released the yellow bead again. A small yellow mountain was launched toward the demonic claw.
An earth-shattering crash sounded, causing the entire space to shake.
The green demonic claw was not crushed by the yellow mountain as Liu Ming expected, but it tightly grasped the entire mountain. They were in a stalemate for a while.
In surprise, Liu Ming hurriedly tapped at the small yellow mountain.
A loud tremor!
The small yellow mountain instantly enlarged and buzzed, trying to crush the green demonic claw.
The green shadow demon lifted 1 arm, and the green demonic claw turned into flames and entangled the mountain from below, then it turned and threw out the giant mountain.
A loud bang!
The giant yellow mountain penetrated the top of the palace, and rubbles of different sizes were scattered all over the place. A yellow bead fell from the air.
When the green shadow demon saw this, a hint of joy flashed in his eyes. He flickered and wanted to grab the yellow bead.
But just as he was barely a step away from the yellow bead, a ghostly shadow faded out and snatched the yellow bead.
It was Liu Ming who channeled the Three Shadowy Mirages to the extreme.
Liu Ming glanced at the green shadow demon who arrived after, smiled slightly and threw out the yellow bead again.
A splashing sound came as a black river phantasm emerged in the air. The black river was about 3 meters wide. The water stream was surging endlessly.
Immediately, the palace corridor was shrouded by the black water.
The green shadow demon was startled. He flickered twice and pulled apart the distance.
At this moment, a small yellow mountain phantasm suddenly appeared above it. The demon felt strenuous to move under the yellow light of the small mountain.
“What’s going on? What did you do!?” The green shadow demon anxiously roared at Liu Ming.
Liu Ming gave him a noncommittal smile, then he changed a series of gestures. The black river shined and swallowed the green shadow demon. A giant black water wall was spinning in the air.
The green shadow demon in the black water ball only felt that countless tiny sharp knives were slashing his body. The green demonic flames could not resist the onslaught at all. In an instant, his flesh was torn apart layer by layer.
Seeing this, the demon spat blood essence and used the water vapor to disperse the blood essence around his body.
The green spirit patterns all over his body flashed under the nourishment of blood essence. The wounds were instantly healed.
At the same time, the green demonic qi condensed into green demonic eels with spikes. They wriggled in the black river, trying to break out from the water ball.
Naturally, Liu Ming would not give the demon any chance. He launched a golden light toward the black water ball.
The surging speed of the black river suddenly accelerated several times again. As the mountain river phantasm emerged on the crystal palace, the pressure of the water ball was increased.
Liu Ming pointed with 1 hand, and the black water ball suddenly shrank.
There was a wild roar of mountain and river, and black water droplets pierced through the demonic, killing them in an instant, and they blasted toward the demon.
At this time, the demon was utterly shocked. After condensing demonic qi around him, he wanted to break out of the water ball by himself.
Liu Ming smiled coldly and squeezed lightly with 1 hand.
“Bang“, the black water ball burst open, and the black water vapor splashed and condensed back into a black river.
The demon who screamed in agony disappeared without a trace. Only a black and shiny storage bracelet fell to the ground with a “ding” sound.
Liu Ming just killed the demon with a half-finished Mountain River Pearl without seeing the demon’s face clearly. He was naturally surprised and delighted.
He waved and turned the black river into the yellow bead, then he kept it into his sleeve. He pointed at the black storage bracelet to deliver it into his hand.
He released Divine Thought to probe.
This demon was not weak, so he had some expectations for his storage bracelet.
After a while, Liu Ming was overjoyed.
Because in this storage bracelet, in addition to some common things, there were hundreds of spiritual herbs and ores stacked in the corner. Among them, there were four color leaf ganodermas and six vein grasses that were wanted by the Taiqing Sect’s seniors. There were also many spiritual fruits and grasses that he couldn’t name.
Although these spiritual herbs might not be of great use to Liu Ming, some of them were likely to be things that the Celestial State and Mystic Comprehending State elders were looking for.
Whether it was selling them to the Precious Hall for contribution points or handing them to the sect, it was a huge amount of resources.
Originally, Liu Ming was still worried about handing the Mountain River Pearl to the sect, but he could submit these items to the sect instead.
“It seems that this demon did not come to the upper realm ruins.” Liu Ming murmured and patted his waist. Fei’er and Xie’er rolled out from it.
“Xie’er, look for a rare mineral vein nearby; Fei’er comes with me.” Liu Ming instructed the 2 spiritual pets.
“Understood!” Xie’er cupped her fist and dug into the ground.
“Let’s go and see if there are other treasures here. Do it as fast as possible, lest someone else comes and causes trouble again.” After Liu Ming said lightly, he flew toward the palace with Fei’er.
Half a day later, at the entrance of the crystal palace, Liu Ming stood with his hands behind his back, enjoying the view of the lake bottom.
Not far from his side, Fei’er was chasing some spiritual fishes that shuttled among the aquatic plants at the bottom of the lake with great interest.
At this moment, a black shadow flashed. It was Xie’er.
“Master. I have put all the ores here into these 2 storage bracelets. I don’t recognize some of the ores, but I also collected them together.” Xie’er said as she put 2 storage bracelets in Liu Ming’s hand.
“There are so many! Well done.” Liu Ming scanned the ores in the storage bracelets, and there was a hint of satisfaction on his face.
“What are we going to do next?” Xie’er asked again after thinking about it.
“Now we have Mountain River Pearl in our hands, we don’t have to rush to regroup with our fellows. In the remaining half a year, we can search through this secret realm alone. Maybe there will be unexpected gains. All right, let’s go now.”
As Liu Ming said, he kept Xie’er and Fei’er into the soul-recovering bags and flew out of the lake with silver wings on his back.
Just as Liu Ming was venturing in the ruins, the fighting in the ruins was more frequent and tragic than before.
In a scorching valley that was surrounded by volcanoes, the rumbling sound of magma eruption could be heard from time to time.
In the valley, a cultivator was fighting a giant monster with raging flames. The rumbling explosions could be heard far away.
These people were all dressed in green robes. They were the disciples of the Taiqing Sect. The leader was a burly muscular man with twisted beard, Qiu Longzi.
Around him, Ouyang Sisters, Luo Tiancheng, Long Yanfei and others were all there, but Wen Zeng was not seen.
The giant monster that was fighting with them looked like a lion and a tiger. It had a huge body like a hill that was covered with a layer of dark red scales. There was a pure white horn on its forehead. Its skin was similar to the legendary holy beast kirin.
Although the giant monster looked like a kirin, it didn’t have the majesty of a holy beast at all. On the contrary, it was a little more violent. Its 2 huge eyes burst with killing intent fierce light. Hot white mist was puffed out of its nose from time to time. During the fight, its flames were getting more and more vigorous.
Suddenly, the giant flame monster let out a roar, pounced forward and swiped its claw. The 3 nearest Taiqing Sect’s disciples were pushed away and spurted blood immediately.
Seeing this, Qiu Longzi was shocked. The golden sword shined and condensed into a 30 meters golden sword shadow. He grasped the opportunity to slash the giant monster’s side.
The giant monster was struck by the golden sword light. Boiling blood immediately flowed out from the giant beast’s wound. Long Yanfei, who was beside it, was splashed by the blood. A sizzling sound came from her protective shield immediately.
For an ordinary beastkin, Qiu Longzi’s blow could be regarded as a fatal wound, but the giant monster didn’t even look at it. The horn on its head sparkled and shot a swift white lightning at Qiu Longzi.
From Qiu Longzi wielding the sword to the giant monster shooting white lightning, it was not more than 2 seconds. Qiu Longzi couldn’t regain his posture to dodge, so he spun like a spinning top with dazzling golden light.
Boom, the golden spinning top blasted away after being hit by the white lightning.
TL: Did Liu Ming forget his job to protect Ouyang Sisters?
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