As time passed, magic such as [Dark Sky] and [Gravity] had disappeared. The audience could finally see the scene of the field clearly. They saw that Chen Rui and Norris weren’t far away from each other; while the scary mad beast was just 5 to 6 meters away from both of them. They formed an irregular triangle. The tall body of the mad beast was trembling slightly, seeming hesitating.
Everyone could see that the commander, Norris and the mechanic genius were at a stalemate. Although “Arthur” was obviously relying on the power of magic items, it was still quite unexpected for such stalemate to occur.
Norris was secretly shocked. Initially, according to the information available to him, Arthur was extremely talented in magic circles and even received the master craftsman, Master Toto’s acknowledgement in puppet making and others. After considering, he finally decided the challenge’s content to be the mad beast. Unexpectedly, with only Demon King-level strength, Arthur had such a secret technique and with the help of his item, he could tie with Norris!
Compared with the cold sweating Norris, although Chen Rui, who was using “items”, didn’t seem so strenuous, he looked extremely serious. Norris’s secret technique which combined spirit and [Psychokinesis] was indeed powerful. If it wasn’t for the power of dark territory, the beast would be completely under his control now.
Currently, two spiritual energies were colliding in the mad beast’s mind. Although the power of the dark territory was pure and powerful, it wasn’t a skill to control the mind. In terms of “quality”, Chen Rui had an absolute advantage but in terms of “quantity”, he wasn’t as good as Norris’s full output. Besides, despite the seven days of special training, the power territory still couldn’t last long without the [Galaxy Territory]. If this continued, Chen Rui might lose.
Even without the restrictions under their feet, neither of them dare to move easily lest their opponent take advantage of the carelessness.
Under the strong impact of spiritual energies, Chen Rui’s [Analytical Eyes] suddenly felt a trace of abnormality and his thoughts moved. Norris immediately noticed that his opponent’s mind was loosened and he quickly increased his spirit output.
The mad beast roared while covering his head for a while and began moving towards Chen Rui. The speed was very slow as if it was in a slow motion movie but its heavy steps seemed to be stomping on everyone’s heart.
Chen Rui was still resisting stubbornly. It took a long time for the mad beast to take a step. Norris could feel Chen Rui’s spirit weakening and he was overjoyed.
Under everyone’s intense gaze, every minute seemed like a long hour. The mad beast finally came to Chen Rui. At that distance, as long as it waved its paws, its horrifying giant arm with sharp, long claws would hit Chen Rui directly. Even if Chen Rui was wearing legendary grade equipment, it couldn’t defend that tremendous power. Therefore, the crystal dragon had already stood up slowly.
The mad beast seemed to be hesitating and there was an odd twist at its neck. Norris felt an unknown resistance and his spirit was actually going to be broken. I didn’t expect “Arthur” to have such strength still! Obviously, he wouldn’t give up. He couldn’t bother about the recoil of the secret technique. He bit his tongue and used the power of blood to make his control suddenly increased by tenfold.
The mad beast covered his head in pain and roared. Its huge mouth suddenly opened into an exaggerated width of more than one meter. Its sharp teeth and strange, ugly mouth appeared in front of Chen Rui, seemingly about to devour Chen Rui whole and tear him apart. The crystal dragon’s hand revealed a faint crystal light, as soon as the mad beast made another move, he would attack immediately.
However, at that moment, a change suddenly occurred. The mouth of the mad beast returned to its original state and his angry eyes turned to Norris, who thought he was winning. Its figure flickered and had instantly rushed toward Norris. This time, Norris was too late to react. His claws struck with strong wind. Under the terrifying force, Norris’s flesh and blood blasted everywhere. Norris, who was too late to cast his defensive magic, instantly became a pile of minced meat and it was disgusting to look at.
Norris was still in disbelief before his consciousness disappeared. He was regretful because he had even stronger curses that weren’t used. The problem was that the changes just now were too fast…
Most of the people outside the field hadn’t reacted. No matter what the process was, the final result was already in front of them. Norris died and “Arthur” was still alive.
Norris, the commander of the Mystic Valley, died in front of a Demon King opponent!
What surprised the audience was that after the mad beast killed Norris, It slowly walked toward Chen Rui and knelt down. It lowered its head and let Chen Rui’s hand pet its head. That gentle look stunned the “scientists” who studied the mad beast and they thought there was something wrong with their eyes. Chen Rui patted its head and slowly walked out of the magic circle while the mad beast remained unmoved.
This kind of mind-control fully convinced all the people. Norris really died in a fair fight.
“You’re indeed a genius. This game, Arthur wins! You’re the commander from now but don’t forget our business.” The crystal dragon praised but he didn’t forget to remind Chen Rui his so-called business of improving the magic circle.
Sabrina was overjoyed whereas Izola’s face was very bitter. Norris was one of her two best assistants. She never expected such a tragic death. Also, based on the crystal dragon’s tone, he had a very close relationship with Arthur. Together with Arthur’s relationship with Manu, she could only endure it for the time being.
After walking out of the magic circle, the ring with blue light in Chen Rui’s hands suddenly burst open. His body swayed and he almost fell, seemingly exhausted both his strength and item. NOt to forget that he was only a “Demon King”. Relying on secret technique and buffing items, it was a miracle for him to persist until the end.
That look was definitely an act. In reality, when the two spiritual energies collided just now, the memory of the mad beast that was originally lost due to the experiment was miraculously recovered. Chen Rui keenly noticed that with [Analytical Eyes]. When his initial dark power was on the verge of disappearing, he immediately changed to communicating with [Analytical Eyes], which was why the mad beast moved towards Chen Rui step by step.
The mad beast was originally a mutated Great Demon. Due to his talents, he was kidnapped as a test subject when he was still a child and eventually transformed into a half-human and half-beast monster, even losing his ability to talk. The recovery of his memories bit by bit terrified him.
Chen Rui immediately expressed his kindness and willingness to help the mad beast. The IQ of the mad beast was only equivalent to a child. After feeling Arthur’s goodwill, he was naturally fully convinced by this person who could communicate with himself. Although he almost killed Chen Rui under Norris’s control, he got rid of Norris’s control with Chen Rui’s help and killed Norris at once.
In fact, in case he couldn’t control the mad beast with dark power, Chen Rui still had a trump card. It was to give up Snowden as a puppet and use the helmet as a cover-up to control the mad beast with the power of God-Eating Mask. However, that might be detected by a powerhouse like the crystal dragon. Therefore, this “accident” was perfect for him.
“Keep the mad beast in the cage first. Temporarily stop all experiments and remain the food supply. When I recover, I will test him alone.” Chen Rui’s voice was weak but his current identity was already the commander of the Mystic Valley. Together with his undisputed performance just now, no one dared to take him lightly.
The mad beast couldn’t speak but its hearing was intact. It understood that it was what they had negotiated in its consciousness. It was very grateful and entered the cage obediently, making everyone in awe.
Izola handed a crystal symbolizing control to the judge, Jacob without saying a word and left with a bitter face while Sabrina’s harsh laughter came from behind.
Sabrina was indeed proud. Betting on “Master Arthur” was the smartest decision. Now that the Mystic Valley was back in her hands, her position was more stable. As long as she could give birth to a descendent of Beelzebub Royal Family, then even if her husband, Azgalor became an emperor, her position as the empress would still be unshakable. She might even take control of her son to hold actual power at a certain stage.
Surely, these were just long-term plans. The current plan had been completed successfully. After losing control of the Mystic Valley, Izola had no way to compete with her.
Sabrina was secretly calculating while rejoicing. As the crystal dragon said, “Arthur” is definitely a genius. Nowadays, he is also known as the commander of the Mystic Valley. Although he’s part of Manu’s party, I must try my best to win his support. When necessary, I can even use actual honey trap.
However, Sabrina didn’t know that Chen Rui’s plan also succeeded in a crucial step. Originally, when there was no Mystic Valley, his plan was only a preliminary structure, which had now been perfected. From the current situation, it was proceeding very smoothly.
Her success this time undoubtedly led the spy into the headquarter, which was the beginning of Crystal Valley’s complete chaos.
In the following days, during the handover of the Mystery Valley, there were a lot of troubles. It was obviously caused by Izola’s men. Sabrina mercilessly suppressed them but it was still chaotic.
Sabrina was also mentally prepared for this. When Izola first took over the Mystic Valley from her hands, Sabrina also did a lot of these tricks so it’d be fine after the transition.
Instead, Chen Rui, the commander, didn’t need to deal with any specific matters. He just had to research the “mad beast”. After a careful communication with the mad beast, he learned that the mad beast had a name called Lafar. After some “mental control”, Lafar became Chen Rui’s bodyguard and followed him docilely all day long. Surely, that docility was only toward Chen Rui. Even if someone wanted to study this strange mad beast, they didn’t dare to offend this new commander that represented Sir Manu and Madam Sabrina.
The crystal dragon’s recovery magic circle was very important in Chen Rui’s plan. Therefore, he had accelerated the progress of his research these days and was almost close to success. Everything was proceeding smoothly according to the plan and was just waiting for the final launch.
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