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Seeing Joseph left with great ambition, Chen Rui gave an understanding smile.
Chen Rui could guess most of Joseph’s thoughts with a breeze. This was indeed the best chance for a comeback. As long as Joseph won all the economic control of the Dark Moon and rendered Shea completely baseless, he would be greatly appreciated by the capital.
Not only that, with the help of the Beelzebub Royal Family, he could look for a way to “accidentally” eliminate his father, Josh, who had been playing the balance game. With the support of the capital, he could replace his father without dispute and ascend the throne of the Red Spirit Lord.
As for Kanita, he could only be killed by Joseph after losing Josh, his biggest backer.
It was entirely possible even if Joseph wanted to betray the “Beelzebub Royal Family” by then.
Joseph’s idea was indeed correct. Otherwise, he would not agree to it so decisively. This was indeed a script that fully controlled Dark Moon. Joseph was indeed an important role, but the real protagonist was someone else.
Due to the God-Eating Mask and Shea’s action, Joseph had a preconceived notion that the identity of “Aguile” from the Beelzebub Royal Family was beyond doubt. With so many actions, Aguile deliberately lurked around Shea for the “grand plan” to subvert the Dark Moon and revive Beelzebub.
Therefore, although this hypocritically nice person was suspicious by nature, he didn’t seem to think of any problem with “Aguile’s” motivation and plan after careful consideration of all aspects.
Unexpectedly, what he thought was the most impossible was the reality.
This scene would definitely be quite exciting by then, but the director might not be able to watch it because he was likely to be directing another big show by then. He would only stay a few days in the Dark Moon.
After sending Joseph away, Chen Rui went straight to the old stronghold of the Cloak Gang’s ancient house. Many details needed to be explained in advance, including some measures to cooperate with Joseph as well as changes in case of accidents.
When he came to Lane 4 in the southeast block, he saw his gang member gathered in front of the Cloak Gang. They looked as though they were facing a formidable enemy.
The opponent only had 3 people. Chen Rui slowly stepped forward. Someone already saw the leader coming, and they gave way.
Chen Rui caught a glimpse of Skye in disguise who seemed faintly anxious in the crowd.
Skye’s strength is already at the Great Demon King, but he shows such a fearful look. Are these people related to his enemies?
These 3 people were all men. The leader was a young man with distinct features and a courteous and unique temperament. One of the men behind him was tall, strong and mighty, while the other was frail, weak and old. However, from Chen Rui’s judgement, these 2 people were by no means simple. Especially the old, he gave Chen Rui the feeling of unmatched.
Chen Rui immediately turned on the [Analytical Eyes]. The data displayed made him secretly shocked.
The young man leader – Race: Greed Royal Family. Comprehensive Strength Assessment: B+, Physique:B-, Strength: C, Spirit: B+, Agility: B.
Tall man – Race: Wrath Royal Family. Comprehensive Strength Assessment: A-. Physique: A-, Strength: A. , Spirit C+, Agility: A-.
Thin old man – Race: Greed Royal Family. Comprehensive Strength Assessment: A+. Physique: A, Strength: A, Spirit: A+, Agility: A+.
A Great Demon King and 2 Demon Emperors!
The Demon Emperors have reached the level of a typical great lord. Another one is at least the later stage of Demon Emperor. Perhaps he is even a Demon Overlord!
The 2 Demon Emperors seem to heed to the Great Demon King-level young man. It seems that the courteous man should be a nobleman in the Bloody Empire royal family. His identity is extraordinary.
In case they are really Skye’s enemy, then just me alone is absolutely unmatched in case something happens. If the real physical strength of the old man reaches Demon Overlord, then even if Paglio helps, there is almost no chance of winning.
Chen Rui didn’t stop thinking as he kept walking. He had already reached the 3 of them.
“Master! These 3 people want to see Master Xingxing. I told them that the master does not see foreigners, but they actually wanted to barge in!”
In Didi’s opinion, these 3 people were extremely daring to provoke the Cloak Gang. They regarded the Dark Moon’s greatest power as nothing, but he didn’t know that they had the power to destroy the entire Cloak Gang.
It turns out that they want to see Master Xingxing… Chen Rui, who had planned for the worst, was a little surprised. Hearing that Didi seemed to want Chen Rui to teach the 3 men a lesson in public, Chen Rui couldn’t help but shook his head secretly. They must be giving face for Master Xingxing’s reputation. Otherwise, no one in the entire Cloak Gang or even the entire Dark Moon can stop them.
“You all are too rude. These 3 are all distinguished guests from afar. Dismiss yourselves now!” Chen Rui’s scolding made the gang members, who was putting up a front, suddenly dumbfounded. As the prestige of Leader “Aguile” was deeply rooted in the hearts of the people, they dared not ask more and dismissed.
“Gentlemen, pardon the rudeness. Please come with me.” Chen Rui nodded slightly to the 3 of them. He politely made an invitation gesture.
The courteous young man smiled slightly and nodded. They walked into the ancient house. The 2 powerful Demon Emperors behind him glanced at each other and followed suit.
When the 2 parties came to the hall, the old goblin, Didi was very sensible. He kept away his previous attitude, and immediately arranged for the maid to deliver refreshments.
“Please have a seat.”
The young man didn’t take his seat. Instead, he looked at the surrounding environment with interest. He said, “This must be the leader of the Cloak Gang, Sir Aguile? We came from far away indeed and only arrived in the Dark Moon City today. Seems like the intelligence of the gang is amazing.”
Of course, Chen Rui would not say that the [Analytical Eyes]’s data showed the race and strength of the 3. He said, “The members of the Cloak Gang are all over the corners of the Dark Moon. We do have this little ability.”
“This is the case. I heard that the famous Master Xingxing is in the Cloak Gang. We want to meet this mechanic master.”
“May I ask the names and origins of the gentlemen, so that I can pass the message for you. However, to meet or not, it depends on the master’s own wishes.”
“Hmph! How arrogant.” The tall and strong man behind the young man said, “What if we must meet him?”
“Master Xingxing is the highest level guest of the Cloak Gang. I have no right to force him to do anything. I will do everything possible to provide protection.” Although Chen Rui said so, judging from the 3 people’s open request to see Master Xingxing, it should be related to mechanics, so they were not enemies.
“Can you protect him? I don’t like a guy who pretends to be something. Take off the broken mask on your face first!” The tall and strong man sneered. His body gradually exuded a momentum. Chen Rui only felt a majestic murderous aura pierced through the air and invaded his heart. The maids on both sides seemed unaware of it. It seemed that the power of this brawny man has been controlled to a state of being completely flexible.
Chen Rui’s will was extremely firm after the [Refined Mind]. Plus, he had faced Demon Overlord-level powerhouses more than once. He was also “trampled” by Paglio in special training. Therefore, this kind of early stage Demon Emperor’s murderous aura did not make him scared. His tone remained calm, “It’s hard to say who will win between us… But I’m not his opponent.”
When Chen Rui said this, he looked at the old man who seemed to be weak on the outside. When the old man heard these words, his half-closed eyes suddenly opened. His eyes revealed a trace of fine light like a shiny sword pulled out of a worn sheath. When he met the destructive aura deliberately released in Chen Rui’s eyes, he frowned. It was as if he did not get any benefit at all.
The courteous young man noticed all this. He was slightly surprised. He began to reestimate the strength of this dark force “little boss” in his heart while he was still smiling, “Since this is the case, how do you protect the master?”
Chen Rui looked at the young man and said unabashedly, “Pardon me, but in this unfavorable situation, I can only work on sir. Sir’s strength has not reached the Demon Emperor level. I’m in charge of this place and you may be the best hostage. Although this plan is quite risky, it seems to be the only way.”
On the surface, this sentence was a somewhat frank expression of kindness, but it was actually a bluff as he faintly revealed that he had reached the Demon Emperor level. Moreover, this was the Cloak Gang’s old lair. This would provide some scruples to prevent them from doing something hostile in order to protect the leader.
If they really want to fall out, Chen Rui’s first reaction was to escape. Then he would pull Paglio and even Guradam to fight against the 3.
“It seems that before meeting the master, we met an interesting powerhouse.” The courteous young man smiled. The grace and calm temperament seemed to be innate. He made people feel very comfortable, and unable to sense any hostile intention.
Compared with him, Joseph just had an artificial hypocritical smiley face.
“My name is Teris. I came from the Bloody Empire. Please tell the master that it was the young man, who gave him the piece of hell feather crystal in the Bloody Empire capital back then, asking for a visit. The master may have a little impression.” The young man said as he sat down. This action caused the strong man’s murderous aura to diminish while the old man recovered his relaxed looks again.
Although Chen Rui’s plan was successful, he was secretly wary. The 2 powerhouses were almost obedient to every word of the young man who was weaker than themselves. It seemed that the young men’s identity was by no means ordinary.
Chen Rui ordered Didi briefly. Although the old goblin had been standing at a distance outside the hall and could not hear the dialogue between the 2 sides, he could see that the 3 of them had a significant identity. He immediately walked to the backyard.
Soon, Master Xingxing walked out with the old goblin. When he saw Teris, he was slightly surprised, “It really is Royal Highness Teris!”
Royal Highness? Chen Rui’s mind shifted. Could it be theBloody Empire’s…
“The rumored master was abducted by a certain Dark Moon force and was forced to stay. It seems that the rumor is really unreliable now.” Teris stood up and said with a smile.
The greeting from Master Xingxing was actually to remind Chen Rui of the Teris’ identity, so as not to cause unnecessary trouble. Teris was obviously an extraordinarily intelligent man, so he immediately reacted.
“Bloody Empire… Royal Highness? I was really rude.” Chen Rui pretended to suddenly realize something as he bowed slightly.
“Although it was only the first time we met, Sir Aguile left a deep impression on me.” Teris nodded in return, “Actually, I was the one who was rude, but I believe sir will not take Montero’s little joke to heart… Well, I know that the master does not like to beat around the bushes, so I’ll go straight to the point.
My intention this time is to invite the master to go to the Bloody Empire capital as the vice president of the Mechanic Association.”
Chen Rui was secretly surprised that the purpose of the Bloody Empire prince’s visit was to invite Xingxing to join the Bloody Empire’s Mechanic Association. Moreover, he did not shy away from headhunting in front of Chen Rui.
“This is the case. The President of the Mechanic Association of the Bloody Empire and dual specialized Master Nate recently had a realization. He needs to train behind closed doors for some time. The Association urgently needs a prestigious senior master to serve as the vice president. The Bloody Empire capital has prepared a first-class residence and the best laboratory for the master. As long as the master is willing to accept the invitation, you can obtain the nobility title of Bloody Empire. Your descendants will be the nobles, and the master’s lover Ms. Sasa can go with your family. This vice president does not have to be responsible for specific affairs. You can also make the most of all the resources of the association. However, on certain occasions, you just need to represent the entire Bloody Empire Mechanic Association to participate in some activities such as meetings.”
Master Xingxing’s obsession with the goblin girl from the Cloak Gang was already well-known. These treatments proposed by Terris, especially the use of the resources of the association and the hereditary nobility title, were undeniably very tempting.
As Teris spoke, his eyes turned to Chen Rui.
Chen Rui’s gaze behind the mask was still calm. There did not seem to be any fluctuations, “Master Xingxing is a guest of the Cloak Gang. He is completely free. As long as he wants to, I will not have any opinions even if he leaves.”
When Xingxing stayed in the Bloody Empire, he was treated well by Teris. Teris provided him with a large amount of materials for free without any request. He also gave him a very precious hell feather crystal when he parted. Master Xingxing had a good impression on this young man. He once promised to help him within his capacity. Now that Teris came personally and offered such excellent conditions, Xingxing immediately showed a contemplation look.
After a while, the dark goblin master finally made a decision.
“I’m sorry, Royal Highness Teris. Although your conditions are quite good, I don’t plan to go to the Bloody Empire or serve as the vice president of the Bloody Empire Mechanic Association.”
Hearing this answer, surprise flashed past Teris’ facial expression. He put a magic communication talisman on the table. He pondered for a moment, “Although it is very regrettable, I still respect the opinion of the master. If master changes his mind, you can use this talisman to contact me anytime. This time limit is unlimited.”
Master Xingxing seemed touched, “I’m sorry, Royal Highness, for turning down your kindness. I can promise to make you any magic items for free as a repayment for the hospitality I received in the capital.”
Teris smiled and said, “Then I thank you first. I will have to trouble the master by then.”
With that, the prince of the Bloody Empire glanced at Chen Rui, “I have gained a lot today as I can meet the master and know this admirable sir leader. By the way, sir leader, I came to the Fallen Angel Empire on an informal basis this time, so…”
“Sir Teris, please be rest assured. Only 3 old friends visited the master here today.”
When Teris heard his title change, his admiration expression became richer, “I heard that the Dark Moon has a lot of novel products as well as the recently discussed treasure. Before leaving, I may stay for a few days to buy some special products back. I wonder if the sir leader is willing to arrange a guide for me?”
“Royal Highness, it’s my honor.” (to be continued)
Would this Teris be Chen Rui’s ally in the future?
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