Azgalor felt strange in his heart, but he didn’t give much thought. As his goal was Chen Rui, he didn’t want to fight with the golden puppet. Unexpectedly, the golden puppet’s body emitted a circle of yellowish light. Azgalor’s body within the range seemed to be bound by ropes. He couldn’t move at once.
[Puppet’s Skill]! Azgalor was taken aback. Only the best golden puppets have special skills. This golden puppet’s grade is that high?!
The golden puppet’s fist with high damage had almost reached. It couldn’t be avoided. Azgalor shouted loudly and the constraint on his body suddenly shook away. He stretched out his hand like lightning and grabbed the golden puppet’s fist. When the two forces collided, the entire ground suddenly trembled violently. With both of them as the center, a huge pit cracked open below them, and it was even after being suppressed by Dragon Inscription.
Chen Rui didn’t have the time to watch the battle. Every second was very crucial to him now. The moment he threw out the golden puppet, he was already running toward the Nightmare Valley at full speed.
Red electric sparks were coming out of Azgalor’s hands as he twisted violently. If it was an ordinary opponent, the opponent’s body would have spun for countless times. However, the golden puppet wasn’t an ordinary opponent. It’s arm was only slightly twisted abnormally as if there were no bones, then it instantly returned to its original shape. Instead, it relied on its elasticity to shake off Azgalor’s palm.
Azgalor responded very quickly. His arms suddenly extended and hit the golden puppet in its chest with a fierce punch. That punch was extremely powerful as it knocked half of the golden puppet’s body into the ground. Azgalor was about to continue to chase Chen Rui, but his ankle was tightly grabbed by the golden puppet. He couldn’t move. Then, he mustered his strength and jumped up suddenly, bringing the golden puppet up into the sky.
Azgalor took a glimpse in the air that Chen Rui’s escape route wasn’t toward the outside of the valley but the Nightmare Valley, which was a “dead alley”. Suddenly, his ankle was hurt. He shouted angrily and violent hitting sound could be heard clearly from the sky at once. The golden puppet also had the ability to fly, but it was obviously at a disadvantage. It still didn’t give up. In the blink of an eye, Chen Rui, who was running at full speed, had arrived at the Nightmare Valley, then he rushed toward the location of the lab. At the entrance of the hillside, the mad beast, Lafar saw a stranger running toward him and started roaring and waving his giant claws toward the “incoming enemy”.
Chen Rui quickly called Lafar’s name using [Analytical Eyes]. Lafar paused and looked confused, but his giant arm still attacked mercilessly. If it weren’t for Chen Rui’s current state of [Scorching Dragon Possession], he would probably be injured by that attack.
Chen Rui immediately cast [Camouflage] to change his appearance and breath into “Arthur”. Then, Lafar’s hostile eyes began to ease.
Chen Rui immediately ran toward the lab at the hillside. However, something strange happened. While he ran, he only felt that the scenery on both sides changed, but when he stopped and took a look, he was still at the same place.
Chen Rui was taken aback. His body strength rose sharply. He stomped his feet and leapt toward the lab. However, the surrounding space suddenly twisted strangely. That leap with all his force was equivalent to retreating as he actually jumped out of the Nightmare Valley strangely.
Outside the Nightmare Valley, the battle in the sky had ended. The golden puppet hadn’t been destroyed. Instead, it was “standing still” on the ground with a layer of transparent crystal like a crystal sculpture.
Azgalor stood there safe and sound while beside him, there was a short white-haired man – Crystal dragon, Jacob!
Chen Rui’s heart sank completely. Shouldn’t Jacob still be asleep? Dragon Inscriptions cover every corner along the way, so no one can wake him up, even if they want to. Why did he wake up so suddenly?
“Master, ARE, YOU, OKAY?!” Jacob’s greeting came out word by work and his voice was filled with hatred.
Azgalor was slightly surprised to see “Richard’s” appearance changed, “So he’s that trio-specialized master? He actually has Demon Emperor-level strength!”
Trio-specialized genius mechanical master, Demon Emperor-level strength, strange territory and mutated talent… He is definitely an extraordinary genius in this entire Demon Realm. At that moment, Azgalor hesitated a little. If I can let this “clanmate” completely surrender, the power of the Beelzebub Royal Family will absolutely be greatly enhanced…
Jacob’s anger was almost at his maximum. When he woke up, he found that the Fountain of Resurrection was completely dried and the most important ancient runes slab in the magic circle were also gone. He almost went crazy. Besides, the thing that replaces all these to temporarily keep him asleep was a temporary magic circle. In the entire Crystal Valley, the only one that could pass through the defensive Dragon Inscriptions silently and set up such a level of magic circle could only be “Master Arthur”, who he valued most!
Wrath! Anger! Furious! These words weren’t enough to describe the crystal dragon’s current mood. A Demon Overlord like him was actually tricked by a lowly ant!
At that moment, the mad beast, Lafar in the distance saw Chen Rui in danger, so he charged over while roaring. Before he could get close, Jacob simply grabbed it, and the grab actually overcame the space to catch Lafar’s body into the air. Although Lafar was nearly twice as tall as Jacob, he was even more vulnerable than a child in front of Jacob. Under that intense pressure, Lafar’s body was tremblingm but he was still struggling and wanting to attack.
“You should be fine, but I am not.” Jacob’s fingers flicked. Before Chen Rui spoke, the mad beast’s body snapped into pieces. His broken body had been solidified into pieces of crystal before falling to the ground and shattered after exploding.
Chen Rui clenched his fist, and his heart was in pain. Lafar was a very innocent test subject. Although he was transformed into an ugly, brutal monster, he always regarded Chen Rui as the most loyal friend after recovering his consciousness. Even at such a dangerous moment, he still charged forward without hesitation.
Jacob’s eyes looked at Freya not far away, and Freya’s body suddenly floated over. Chen Rui knew that the crystal dragon was moody and loved to kill. Now that he was furious, he was even more brutal and bloodthirsty. He definitely couldn’t let Freya follow Lafar’s steps, “Wait!” Freya’s body stopped. She was surprised looking at this “Richard” who had become a familiar face.” It really was him. He killed Sabrina to remove the [Soul Shackles] for me and my daughter.
“Jacob! If you still want the Fountain of Resurrection and ancient runes, don’t touch that woman!” Chen Rui’s eyes fell onto Azgalor, “The same goes for God-Eating Mask!” “The Fountain of Resurrection can still be restored?” Jacob held back his impulse forcefully. The Fountain of Resurrection was the key to his recovery. Originally, he thought it was completely destroyed, but he didn’t expect it to be able to be restored.
Chen Rui stretched his hand out and water continued to flow out from his palm, seemingly endless. Jacob was very familiar with the breath of Fountain of Resurrection, so he could clearly tell that it was the Fountain of Resurrection.
“Very good.” Jacob clenched his teeth and said. Then, he acted on his impulse and threw Freya over to Chen Rui, “I’ll give this woman back to you!” As Chen Rui was about to catch her, Freya’s body suddenly shuddered. She only managed to reveal to him a contented smile before her body quickly turned into crystal.
Freya could no longer make a sound, and she couldn’t hear his voice anymore. She could only see the resentful expression of the man in front of her through the crystal. That resentful expression should be for her, a humble maid. He was the first man who truly felt resentful for her. Besides, he was also a Demon Emperor and the top genius mechanic master in the Demon Realm.
Compared to him, those “men” who had defiled her in the past were only males with desires.
It’s such a pity. It’ll be better if I have more time. Perhaps I can feel the man’s heart more. Even if I’m just a maid that “asks nothing” beside him.
By the way, if Kia can stay by this man and be guarded by him, she must be very happy in the future…
At that moment, Freya’s eyes showed an unprecedented tranquility. The past misery and misfortune were replaced by this strange tranquility. The moment Chen Rui noticed that tranquility, the entire crystal sculpture shattered.
In Chen Rui’s clenched fist, his nails had already pierced through his flesh, leaving blood marks. Both of them were completely destroyed with no traces left. Therefore, even if he had Resurrection Potions, they couldn’t be brought back to life.
The cold voice of the crystal dragon sounded again, “You have no right to talk about conditions! Since the Fountain of Resurrection can be recovered, then I have a secret method to interrogate everything! Then, I’ll imprison your soul forever in endless torture!”
Chen Rui suppressed the strong anger in his heart: Calm down! Calm down! I have to stay alive! To avenge Freya and Lafar!
“The dragon’s secret technique? Is it Moreche’s [Forbidden Curse]? Or Pankaka’s [Spirit Extraction]?”
Jacob was startled, “How do you know?”
“Let me tell you something. I can end my life as I like to!” Chen Rui sneered, “It’s useless even if you have the Blue Dragon, Ranieri’s treasure, Icy Board! Besides, the Icy Board was already destroyed by Zola back then!”
Jacob was shocked. These secrets were not even known by his allies, Azgalor and Manu, but this enemy in front of him actually…
“How do you know so much?!” How is this possible?!”Chen Rui laughed, “Did you forget who damaged you badly back then and made you run away like a poor dog?”
“Pa… Paglio!” Jacob’s voice was slightly trembling. It was mixed with hatred and fear. His body was immune to magic, even dragon magic’s effect was minimal. Yet, the poison dragon, Paglio’s strange venomous attack could actually destroy his crystal body that was immune to poison. Paglio was his greatest enemy and his greatest nemesis!
This “master” turns out to be Paglio’s subordinate! Then, the most terrifying enemy already knew that I’m hiding in the Crystal Valley!
Azgalor was also a little surprised that things seemed to be more and more complicated. That man named Paglio must be Jacob’s enemy. Could that be the reason “Richard” sneaked into Crystal Valley? There is still such a force that can rival the crystal dragon behind this clanmate!
In fact, both of the Demon Overlords had thought “wrongly”. Paglio was up and about, but if Jacob knew the current strength of his enemy, he would probably immediately go to Paglio for revenge or kill the “master” in front of him. Then, his enemy with the symbiotic contract will also die.
Azgalor was even worse. The “clanmate” in his heart wasn’t a Beelzebub Royal Family at all. Regardless of his previous or current life, he was just a mere human.
If they just wanted to kill Chen Rui, then it didn’t matter how strong his background was. Between Jacob and Azgalor, anyone of them could easily kill him. However, both of them were worried about what Chen Rui had. The Fountain of Resurrection was impossible to be kept in space equipment. The same was true for artifacts. In the situation where their opponent was threatening to suicide, they had to be cautious.
Although Chen Rui successfully deterred Jacob, he still had no way to escape. Especially due to the strange space power of the crystal dragon, there was no way to escape. So, he was also secretly anxious. Both parties were in a deadlock.
At that moment, Jacob and Azgalor both sensed something. They looked up to the sky and saw that a huge black phoenix had appeared in the sky.
This phoenix’s wings spread like clouds which covered the entire sky, exuding a shocking breath.
In the blink of an eye, the phoenix had disappeared like it was an illusion. It turned out that it was a dark-haired woman wearing a robe and a headband.
Even with the veil, one could notice her incomparable beauty.
Chen Rui sensed both of their gaze. When he saw the woman in the sky, he was taken aback: Christina!
Empress Catherine’s reinforcements finally arrives. Unexpectedly, she sent Christina!
If the original plan is successful… it doesn’t matter. Yet, things have changed now. The Crystal Valley has two Demon Overlords, which are extremely dangerous.
“Christina, run!” Chen Rui shouted, ignoring Jacob and Azgalor.
Christina took a look at the three people below and didn’t leave. Instead, her body descended slowly.
“Christina?” Azgalor raised his brows, “I’ve heard that name. You’re the noblewoman from the Dark Shadow’s royal family. According to my intel, you’re likely to be the next heir to empress.”
The crystal dragon quickly got rid of the trauma about Paglio and sneered, “I’ve heard that Catherine is the smartest person in the Demon Realm, but unfortunately, her heir is so stupid to not run away. She actually dares to stay.”
Christina didn’t say anything. She just examined her surroundings. Chen Rui felt extremely anxious: Even if Christina’s strength has reached Demon Overlord, she probably just broke through via [Nirvana] the last time at the Silent Night wetland.
However, among the two of them, one of them was the master of Beelzebub Royal Family while the other was a dragon that had lived for thousands of years. It was difficult enough one-on-one. When facing two of them alone, perhaps escaping would also be an issue.
“This woman must be with you right.” Jacob looked at Chen Rui coldly, “You look quite anxious. If you don’t want her to die, give it back immediately!”
Christina spoke. Her voice was still as calm as a calm water surface. She didn’t panic, but her words made Chen Rui’s expression change again.
“There is one more. Come out.”
A creepy laughter sounded. Not far behind, a vague figure gradually became clear.
Chen Rui’s heart suddenly became cold – It’s Manu! Even the old fox is back!
3 vs 1! Christina has no hope!
Why did Christina look so confident? Was the empress here too?
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