In fact, the reason for Chen Rui’s late arrival was due to Ms. Fairy Dragon whose experiment was in a vigorous stage, so she refused to let him go. However, the capital’s plan had reached the most critical moment at this time and he must leave, so he tried his best to find a way. Finally, he sneaked out to come to the Fallen Angel capital.
Seeing Obsidian’s surprised look, Chen Rui said calmly, “Your Highness, don’t be happy too early. Although the mechanics grand master has the same level of strength as my teacher, your situation that is just a verbal description is certainly not enough. Specific observations must be made to find the crux.”
“You mean you need to take the Sword of Fallen Angel away?” Obsidian frowned slightly and asked calmly.
Chen Rui knew that the other party would definitely doubt it, but his most important purpose this time was the huge sum of money. The Sword of Fallen Angel was just an item he could get along the way, but he would never let the trifles to disturb the core plan. He shook his head and gave Obsidian a reassurance, “Although the grand master wants to study the artifact of the Demon Realm, but the Sword of Fallen Angel is the artifact of the Fallen Angel Empire. How can it be taken away by outsiders from the human world? That grand master specially gave me a magic detector to record and detect some appearances and changes in the artifact. Then, I only need to bring the magic detector back in hope of finding the crux.”
When Obsidian heard this, his heart suddenly settled down. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Once the artifact’s “crux” can be found. Then…
The human’s continued, “Of course, provided that Your Highness must trust me and let me use the detector to observe the artifact.”
“I naturally have unreserved trust in Charles.” Obsidian said without hesitation, “Before treating my most trusted friend in the most welcoming way, I think we should first complete the transfer of funds. We can take a look at the highest artifact of my Lucifer Royal Family on the way, the Sword of Fallen Angel.”
Chen Rui quickly got up, “After you, Your Highness.”
Obsidian took Chen Rui through numerous levels to the secret vault of the palace.
In the largest secret vault, Chen Rui saw a big mountain.
As a secret vault of a country, it is not surprising if this is a mountain of black crystal coins, but it is a mountain of space bracelets and space rings!
An unimaginably huge amount of them! Chen Rui looked at the list in his hand and the “big mountain.” For a moment, he was dumbfounded. When he was in Paglio’s treasure, he felt that it was the most money he had ever seen in a lifetime. However, only now did he realize that this “lifetime” was just the beginning.
“Pardon me. I was a bit gaffe just now. Even if I bring this amount of money to the Kemplot Family, no, even the entire Dragon Bright Empire, it is a huge sum of money that is earthshaking!” Chen Rui quickly recovered. He suppressed his pounding heartbeat and smiled somewhat self-deprecatingly.
This kind of “frankness” has won Obsidian’s trust and favor, “Not to mention you, even if I as the Regent, can’t help but be tempted when I see this amount of money. With this money, the first batch of black potions can be manufactured smoothly.”
“Our plan will also take the most successful step!” Chen Rui added, and the two smiled at each other.
As Chen Rui spoke, he walked to the front of the mountain. A faint light glowed in his hands. He seemed to be silently chanting some kind of incantation, then he waved his hands. The mountain gradually flattened and shrunk mysteriously before finally disappearing.
“Great skills indeed!” Obsidian was full of praise. A space equipment generally couldn’t store space equipment, but the power of “Charles” should be some kind of space magic that has been lost in the Demon Realm. He is worthy of being the elite of the human world.
An almost unstoppable excitement surged in Chen Rui’s heart. This long-planned biggest plan has gone through countless twists and turns. It is now finally coming to an end successfully!
After receiving this huge sum of money, Obsidian took him to another secret vault. He unlocked a complex magic circle. The protection of this secret vault was more powerful than the previous “big mountain.” There was only one thing in it which was the sword floating on the stone platform.
The hilt of the sword was fine and delicate with a purple gemstone at the end. The sword’s eye was 2 back-to-back angels. The body of the sword was white and was engraved with 2 strange marks. Its simplicity was full of mysterious power.
The highest artifact of the Lucifer Royal Family – the Sword of Fallen Angel.
Under Obsidian’s gaze, Chen Rui walked slowly toward the Sword of Fallen Angel. He stretched out his hand and turned his head to Obsidian with a seeking permission gesture.
Obsidian nodded. The legend of the 7 artifacts are super artifacts created by Demon God himself. Unlike ordinary artifacts, it cannot be incorporated into the space. Even space magic will not work. Even if, just in case, Charles misbehaves, it is impossible for something to happen with me, a Demon Overlord, watching by.
Chen Rui touched the divine sword. As soon as he touched the blade, he felt a strange repulsive force. With a shift of thought, he increased his output power. However, the repulsive force from the sword increased as well. When he tried harder, the Sword of Fallen Angel’s light flashed. Chen Rui was very shocked. His hand was withdrawn with the shock. He felt invaded by a strange force as his arm trembled slightly.
This situation was not out of Obsidian’s expectation because he had hit the wall countless times over the centuries. Seeing “Charles” failed, he felt a sense of gloating while empathizing Charles. Obsidian shook his head and sighed, “This is my Lucifer Family’s artifact, but unfortunately, every time I try to control it, I will always be rejected by this unnamed powerful force. This should be due to the fact that I cannot be recognized by the artifact. I don’t know if the mechanics grand master has a solution for this.”
Chen Rui felt strange because he had come into contact with the seven artifacts of 2 royal families. Putting aside the Demon Shield, the God-Eating Mask was a complete artifact that had been fused by the Super System to become an inseparable part. None of the 2 artifacts showed the strange repulsive force as this. Chen Rui adjusted his power, turned on the [Deep Analysis] skill, and tried again. It was still the same result of being rejected. The more force he applied, the stronger the resistance. It even came with a strange recoil power.
When he was “rejected” by the artifact, Chen Rui felt an inexplicable familiarity in his heart.
He immediately took out an item and split it into several parts. He placed it around the Sword of Fallen Angel. The items gradually shone with a faint color light, echoing each other to form a strange formation. As the light changed, the Sword of Fallen Angel finally reacted and began to glow a little bit of fluorescent light.
Obsidian’s pupils suddenly shrank. I have tried countless methods, but none of them can make the Sword of Fallen Angel be in a special state. Now, “Charles” can create such abnormality with just a few fiddling! If it wasn’t for the identity of “Charles” that came from the human world and had the [Body of Light Blessing] of the human royal family, Obsidian really doubted whether he was from the royal bloodline of the Lucifer Royal Family.
Obsidian was more surprised at this time. He held his breath, lest he disturbed “Charles”‘s attempt- It is definitely the mechanics grand master’s items that have some key effect! This way, perhaps there is really hope to crack the secret of the Sword of Fallen Angel!
Obsidian was actually half right. Chen Rui did detect an unexpected secret with the magic items. The familiar feeling from the power of the Sword of Fallen Angel… is the power of ancient runes!
To be precise, it is a seal!
If Chen Rui did not go to the Rainbow Valley and follow Zola to learn the ancient runes, he would never discover this secret.
It seems that Obsidian has been unable to be recognised by the Sword of Fallen Angel, not just because of his own qualifications and bloodline strength, but the main reason is that this artifact has been sealed with ancient runes!
The God-Eating Mask and Illusive Demon Shield do not have similar seals. The Sword of Fallen Angel fell into Obsidian’s hands after the Lord of Midnight Sun died, then the seal of these ancient runes was cast by the Midnight Sun?
At that time, the Lord of Midnight Sun was the number one powerhouse in the Demon Realm. He was infinitely close to the Demon Supremo of the Demi-God realm. His strength was far better than the current number one, Raizen. According to the fairy dragon, ancient runes were called the language of the gods. Very few people in the Demon Realm could master it and it is almost lost. Unexpectedly, this Lord of Midnight Sun was still proficient in the lost ancient runes?
As we all know, in the war between the Demon Realm and the human world 300 years ago, the Lord of Midnight Sun commanded the coalition of demons and marched all the way, causing severe damage to the human by killing 3 Saints human powerhouses. However, he accidentally encountered a mysterious human powerhouse. He was defeated and died. This caused the demons army who had no leader to be defeated and retreated to the Demon Realm.
So, why did the Lord of Midnight Sun seal his weapon before he died?
No! Chen Rui shook his head. Judging from his current knowledge of the ancient runes, this seal was complicated and powerful. It was better than the seal on Paglio. It was absolutely not what a Demon Overlord-level could perform. Reminiscing of the scene of the poison dragon being sealed by a mysterious powerhouse, Chen Rui was shocked. Demi-God! This seal is at least cast by a Demi-God-level powerhouse!
So the real cause of the death of the Lord of Midnight Sun is not that he was killed by an ordinary powerhouse in the human world, but a Demi-God-level powerhouse!
If a Demon Overlord is an upper-level powerhouse, then a Demi-God-level is a top-level powerhouse. Even if one is a peak-stage of the Demon Overlord, he can only bow his head in front of this kind of super-level powerhouse who is already close to the gods.
Demi-God-level powerhouses are an independent realm. Although they do not show their might by displaying miracles like the gods, they mostly exist in legends and rarely show traces. Under normal circumstances, they will not interfere with the normal world order.
Assuming that the Lord of Midnight Sun was indeed killed by a Demi-God powerhouse, how many Demi-Gods participated in the war between the Demon Realm and the human world? Or maybe the power of the Demi-God powerhouse is the key to victory between the 2 worlds? Why has the Demon Realm been unable to beat the human world? Will it be related to this aspect?
Chen Rui was full of suspicions. Although he touched the outline of an earth-shaking secret, he still couldn’t come up with a clue. Moreover, compared with this super powerhouse, his current strength was simply not enough. If his strength could reach that level, then only he could unlock the unknown secrets hidden behind the fog, including the silver box, step by step.
Chen Rui’s current level of ancient runes couldn’t decipher the seal on the Sword of Fallen Angel. What he needed to do was to observe and record the changes in these runes, and then try to crack the seal with the help of Zola. It might become an opportunity for Shea to control the Sword of Fallen Angel and Fallen Angel Empire in the future.
This way, it exactly matches the excuse I said to Obsidian before, but I really got lucky this time.
Chen Rui’s thoughts turned. He stood up without keeping away the items.
“How? Charles, is there a way?” Obsidian asked expectantly.
“Your Highness, I’m a complete layman in mechanics. I only know how to use items according to the instructions of the grand master.”
Obsidian thought about it. He laughed secretly that he was too impatient. Everyone specializes in something. If I am asking about business or politics, this person may be knowledgeable. With his grand master teacher, he may also know a little about pharmacy. At most he is half knowledgeable. As for mechanics, of course it is impossible for him to truly master it.
Obsidian didn’t know that the “ally” in front of him was the trio-specialized mechanic master and magic circle master who shook the Demon Realm. At the same time, he was also praised by the mechanics industry as the most likely person to become a grand master. However, speaking of it, this guy knew not only mechanics, but also some conspiracy and tricks learned in novels and TV. He honed some cooking skills in his daily life, a little economics learned in books and practice, as well as a little bit of military knowledge from the internet and so on…
Chen Rui’s previous career was actually an otaku.
The environment trained him. If the target of his crossover was just a second generation of comfortable and rich person who was waiting to die, perhaps these potentials and abilities would not be forced out.
(Chen Rui: Don’t say that I’m badass. In fact, every otaku has the power to save the world. It depends on whether the Space-Time Administration gives a chance.)
Chen Rui noticed the subtle changes in Obsidian’s expression, and he was secretly amused. He said, “In my opinion, according to the reaction of the magic items, there should be quite some hope. The grand master once said that in order to obtain complete information, it will take at least 3 days to continuously collect the artifact data. I also need to make adjustments and operations on the magic items every day. I’ll place the items here. For these 3 days, I will operate according to the time and steps required by the grand master every day. I have to trouble Your Highness by that time.”
“I am the one troubling you, Charles, but… I won’t be polite to you.” Obsidian showed the generosity of an old friend as if he had turned to another person who did not order Chen Rui to be imprisoned in the secret prison.
“After recording some features of this artifact as required, I will leave. I hope that when I bring the first batch of black potions next time, I will also bring good news related to the Sword of Fallen Angel.”
Obsidian would definitely keep a close eye on the Sword of Fallen Angel in these 3 days. The possibility of abducting the artifact was too small. However, Chen Rui had another idea. He must use some tricks on it. It might be able to play an unexpected miraculous effect at critical moments in the future.
Obsidian nodded, and then he smiled, “3 days… I should have arranged a comfortable house for you, but I believe you have a more charming and wonderful place, don’t you? My friend.”
“Of course.” Chen Rui smiled slightly, showing an expression as though Obsidian knew him well, but he was indifferent in his heart- Now that this huge sum of money is in my hand, the value of Isabella… is maybe only Breeze Shadow Boots. Besides, “Charles” will disappear forever in 3 days, so there is no need to play any fake games.
However, what surprised Chen Rui was that when Obsidian personally sent him out of the palace, a luxurious carriage was waiting for him outside the carriage. Outside the carriage was a woman in a long skirt with curly hair and blue eyes. She smiled gently. It was bright and charming. It was the capital’s famous Devil’s Snare Flower.
Obsidian showed a smile that all men knew. He patted Charles on the shoulder encouragingly. Chen Rui lamented his bad luck secretly. Since he could not escape from the misfortune anyway, he showed a surprised look in his eyes as he strode forward.
How would Obsidian end up in Chen Rui’s plan? Would he die? Or he would just lose everything he owned now?
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