The secret prison was originally a secret barrack. Due to the expansion of Town Moling, it was not suitable as a barrack, so it was renovated into a prison. Then, the secret barrack was transferred to the outskirts at the west of the town.
Kanita had worked painstakingly on Town Moling for many years. The secret military power he held was very strong, as was probably Joseph. There would be a protracted battle between the two brothers. It was just that a strong army was directly proportional with high expenses. In addition to the fierce battle with Joseph, Kanita had shown signs of being unable to make ends meet over the years. He urgently needed money to fill the loopholes. The tax rate of Town Moling had been increased several times, but his financials were still low.
This time, Kanita went to the Thunder Valley to capture the Incubus Beast. It was mainly a gift for his father, Josh’s birthday. When he managed to please his father, he would ask for funding assistance. Otherwise, who would be willing to give away such a rare demonic beast?
The Thunder Valley was a large area, and Kanita finally got some clues with great difficulty. Kanita suddenly received Snowden’s magic message, saying that the newly recruited human powerhouse, Samuel, had an urgent matter to report.
“Sir Samuel, what happened?”
The Great Demon King’s strength was the strongest combat power under Kanita. Although the two sides used each other, Kanita trusted Samuel very much because this human’s purpose was to break through his own strength. He had no other motives. If he was put into good use, he should be able to become the sharpest weapon under Kanita.
“Sir Kanita, you really signed me up for troublesome matters.” Samuel shook his head. “Guarding the secret prison is not an easy job.”
Kanita frowned slightly, “What happened in the prison?”
“A very troublesome virus! It can cause people to be infected with terrible diseases, and they spread quickly,” Samuel said solemnly, “If it is not controlled, the entire Town Moling will be infected and become a dead town!”
Kanita was extremely shocked. Town Moling was his base. If the virus were allowed to spread, the foundation that he had been painstakingly operating for many years would be destroyed.
“The source of this virus is the dark elf woman who came to the prison some time ago! The patients nearby her cell and several jailers were infected. I can temporarily suppress it with my light magic. But in Demon Realm, the light element cannot unleash its maximum power. It cannot really decontaminate it.”
“Damn it!” Kanita felt like he had fallen into a well-designed trap. It turns out that the dark elf woman is actually Joseph’s poison plan. The purpose is to destroy Town Moling!
Samuel said, “The only solution is to kill this woman and all the infected people. Then, let Snowden help me to gather some herbs. Finally, use [Decontamination] to completely annihilate the virus in their corpses to avoid further infection.” Kanita rejoiced, “Great! Sir Samuel, I’ll leave everything to you! You can mobilize all the power. Snowden will fully assist you.”
Samuel nodded and closed the magic communication. Kanita breathed a sigh of relief. I didn’t expect Joseph to have such a vicious trap. I even “initiated” the kidnapping of the infection source, the dark elf woman, from Joseph. I can only suffer this loss silently.
Fortunately, there is Samuel, a human who is proficient in light magic. This time, I am really lucky. It seems that I need to take extra measures against this kind of trap in the future.
Kanita, who wasted his brain cells in vain, would never have thought that the so-called virus was just Chen Rui’s strategy to successfully take away two prisoners. Of course, this confusion must be blamed on Joseph.
As Kanita was thinking, his subordinate, Fontein suddenly came to report, “Sir Kanita, Sir Solana sent a signal. He found the trace of the Incubus Beast!”
Kanita was refreshed. He hurriedly followed Fontein. From afar, he saw a black figure running quickly out of the canyon in front.
The black figure was a horse, but the appearance and breath were very common. Kanita frowned, Isn’t this just a normal black magic horse?
Dogs barking sounds could be heard from a distance. It was mixed with a loud squeal. “Sir Kanita, stop it!”
Kanita noticed that the black horse was not big in size. Its body had many injuries, but its speed was amazing. It galloped smoothly on the rugged mountain road. Kanita charged immediately without thinking. He quickly chanted the spell, and large areas of ice began to freeze on the misty mud ground. Fontein also quickly ran in the woods behind him. He activated the pre-set chained magic traps one by one.
The ice on the ground slowed down the speed of the black horse. At that moment, the little black horse’s eyes glowed with red light, its momentum suddenly increased, and its appearance also changed. A single horn appeared on its head, and the mane and tail became a fiery red color.
It is an Incubus Beast indeed! Plus, it can change its appearance too! It must be the best of mutated bloodlines!
Kanita’s eyes brightened, and his hands recovered even more quickly. His magic power had been exerted to the extreme. He dragged this Incubus Beast wholeheartedly, waiting for Solana’s arrival as well as the full activation of the trap and magic circles behind.
With a cry, the Incubus Beast’s hoofs suddenly burst into flame. The solid ice under its feet melted suddenly. The Incubus Beast got rid of the hindrance and accelerated again.
Fortunately, Fontein had activated all the magic traps in the woods. Under the constant pressure of Kanita’s ice cones, wind blades and other means, the Incubus Beast’s escaped toward the woods direction. Just when Kanita thought it fell into the trap, the Incubus Beast turned around violently and changed direction. It ignored those magic attacks and ran straight toward Kanita.
The wind blade wounded the Incubus Beast’s skin. Blood spilled on the ground. The blood stains actually burned, but the Incubus Beast still rushed recklessly. Kanita’s strength had reached the middle level of Demon King. He felt a dangerous breath from this Incubus Beast. Its strength should be above him, so he dared not fight head on and evaded quickly.
Before he could catch a breath, a red light of hatred flashed in the Incubus Beast’s eyes. A lightning flashed quickly. Before Kanita could finish his protective magic spell, he was hit by the lightning. If it wasn’t for his wind magic training for many years, so his wind element resistance had accumulated to a certain degree, he wouldn’t be able to withstand the Incubus Beast’s lightning talent. Kanita was immediately knocked to the ground. Electrical sparks popped on his severely painful body, then it was accompanied by a series of intense paralysis.
Kanita originally wanted to force the Incubus Beast to go toward the trap. Unexpectedly, the Incubus Beast’s wisdom was so high, and it was extremely fierce. Kanita was careless for a moment and was struck down by the lightning. He suddenly lost his ability to move. Seeing the Incubus Beast approaching, he couldn’t help yelling in his heart.
At this time, the dogs’ barking sound was getting closer and closer. Several dark shadows loomed over it. They were ferocious cerberus. The Incubus Beast was not afraid of the cerberus. However, it had suffered a lot from Solana, so it dared not stay. It gave up on Kanita and ran faraway.
While Kanita suffered a loss in the Thunder Valley, the “source of virus” in Town Moling, the dark elf woman, and the “infected”, Tieke had been secretly released.
This dark elf woman was called Lisa. She looked pretty and resembled Aldas. She seemed very dispirited. It was not sure whether she was the master’s sister. The answer would be revealed once she met Aldas. As for Tonk’s older brother, Tieke’s mental and physical appearance was quite special. When he was taken from the prison, he actually drew various sketches similar to crossbows on the ground. Sure enough, he was a guy who “ignored his proper business”. He still had the heart to play with these things despite being held in jail.
After some dress-ups, Snowden took Lisa and Tieke, plus the two young men in the hotel to Dark Moon. However, he took the Dark Shadow Empire route from Town Sam to the Dark Shadow capital, and then to Town Leia. When they reach the western part of Dark Moon via Town Leia, Snowden would hand over the people to Tim of Mountain Xilang. This was Chen Rui’s arrangement. Although they had detoured, Snowden was Kanita’s trusted confidant. He was a character well-known by Joseph’s side. If they took the Town Mordor route, they would probably be exposed. Therefore, they went this way. Furthermore, it would be quite safe and appropriate to temporarily handle the people to Tim.
Samuel remained in the secret prison as Kanita’s warden. This encounter with Samuel was a huge gain for Chen Rui. Not only did he know his “life history” and accepted a Great Demon King follower, the most important thing was Samuel’s appearance gave his biggest plan the most needed supplement. His next critical action could really kick off now.
The starting point of this action was set in Town Moling!
The most important thing for Chen Rui now was to return to the Dark Moon first. He did not leave with Snowden, Tieke and the others. Instead, he went to Thunder Valley. Incubus Beast was good stuff. Even if he couldn’t get it, he couldn’t let Kanita succeed.
In his latest completed plan, Kanita should continue to maintain a fiscal deficit and urgently need a large amount of funds instead of getting the Incubus Beast to alleviate his economic crisis.
The Incubus Beast did not know that it had become the target of both parties. It was still desperately running away. There were serious injuries on his body. Due to its special physique, it needed to look for a rare coro fruit in Thunder Valley. Not only would it replenish its stamina, it could also recover its magic power and injury.
On a mountain rock beside a stream, the exhausted Incubus Beast finally found a bunch of coro fruit. The pale red fruit hung on the vine, which looked like an exquisite gem.
“Fruity!” The Incubus Beasts walked toward the coro fruit excitedly.
Just after crossing the stream, the Incubus Beast suddenly stopped vigilantly. There was someone yawning on the mountain rock.
Enemy! When did he appear?
He must be a powerful enemy!
The Incubus Beast’s eyes glowed with red light. Due to the numerous days of escape, its physical and magical powers were on the verge of exhaustion, but the hatred in its eyes was getting stronger and stronger. With the Incubus Beast’s natural ferociousness, it would not submit to these damn enemies even if it had to die.
Strangely, the man sitting on the ground did not attack. Instead, he stretched out, stood up, and muttered a few words to himself. He actually walked toward the coro fruit and plucked it. The Incubus Beast was startled. It snorted while slowly condensing its remaining power, preparing to make the final stroke.
“Little black horse, what’s wrong?” The voice of the enemy suddenly came into the Incubus Beast’s brain. It was not in the Incubus Beast’s form now, so it looked like an ordinary black magic horse.
The Incubus Beast didn’t expect this person to communicate directly with it. It took a few steps back cautiously. The man raised the coro fruit and smiled while saying, “You want to eat this bunch of fruit?”
“Fruity!” The Incubus Beast gasped, staring closely at the fruit in the man’s hand.
“I wanted to eat it initially… Forget it. Here you go.”
This man actually threw the fruit over. The Incubus Beast leaped and grabbed the fruit in the air like a swift hellhound.
The Incubus Beast’s wisdom was not low. Although it was eating, it had always been alert to the other party. However, after it had finished eating, the man still did not make any move. The Incubus Beast’s hostility was slightly reduced. It swallowed the fruit and drank some stream water. As it was about to leave, the man’s voice sounded again in its head, “Little black horse, you like to eat fruit? I still have some here. Do you want them?”
The Incubus Beast’s nose suddenly twitched. Its eyes fell on the fruit in the man’s hand and couldn’t look away at that moment. The breath of power emanating from that fruit was many times stronger than the coro fruit! It was the first time that it had seen this fruit in the Thunder Valley for so long!
“Fruity!” No matter whether it was to replenish strength or to fill up the stomach, the coro fruit was far from enough. The Incubus Beast was very tempted looking at the fruit in the man’s hand. This person should have no hostile intentions, but he seems not to be messed with too. It’s probably hard to snatch it by force.
“Little black horse, take it!” The man smiled and threw the fruit over again. The Incubus Beast did not pick it midair. Instead, it let the fruit fall off the ground and break apart. But it could not stand the tempting fragrance. Finally, after taking a few bites, it couldn’t help eating them all.
As soon as it raised its head, the man who was originally on the mountain rock had appeared in front of it. The Incubus Beast was shocked. As it was about to react, the man handed over another fruit to it. “It’s not delicious after breaking apart. Here you go.” The fragrance of the fruit and the kindness felt in its consciousness made the Incubus Beast hesitate for a long while before finally getting over to eat the fruit in the man’s hand. It ate a few fruits at once. The good impression it had toward this person increased exponentially. It didn’t even resist the man’s gentle touch.
“Little black horse, how did you get hurt? I’ll help to cure you.” The man took out a bottle and poured it on its wound. There was a cool and comfortable feeling. It felt the recovery speed of the injury was obviously accelerating.
The Incubus Beast squirted its nose and rubbed the man intimately. Although this man is powerful, he is not an enemy. Plus, he’s a really good man.
This guy was naturally Chen Rui. He spent a day’s effort to come to the Thunder Valley. The purpose was to meet the Incubus Beast. He met the little black horse by chance. The black horse didn’t catch his attention initially. It wasn’t until [Analytical Eyes] showed the corresponding prompt that he started to pay attention to it.
Race: Incubus Beast (mutated). Comprehensive Strength Assessment: C+. Physique: C+, Strength: C, Spirit: C+, Agility: B-.
[Analytical Eyes] showed that the strength of the Incubus Beast was the peak of Demon King while its agility had reached the level of Great Demon King. However, the breath it revealed on the surface was only Intermediate Demon. It seemed that at least one of this Incubus Beast’s mutated bloodline skill was to hide its breath.
A demonic beast that knows “[Breath Holding]” and “[Camouflage]”?
Would this horse join Chen Rui’s forces? Or would it fight back?
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