Before being promoted to 5-star evolution, Chen Rui’s biggest killing move was Scorching Dragon.
Scorching Dragon could be directly activated into the most powerful attacking skill, [Scorching Dragon Kill]. It could also be turned into a boosting skill, [Scorching Dragon Possession], that merged with him. At Town Lupin, Chen Rui relied on the Scorching Dragon and surprisingly killed the dark elemental elite, Hemos, at the intermediate stage of the Demon Emperor. Although it was unknown whether Helor of the peak stage of the Demon Emperor could withstand [Scorching Dragon Kill], if it was not for Bridget, Helor would either end up severely injured or annihilated.
[Scorching Dragon Kill] was a fierce and powerful killing move. Even Chen Rui couldn’t control the deadly power. [Scorching Dragon Possession] was much better, but Chen Rui did not plan to use [Scorching Dragon Possession] now.
Since the number of faith crystals had reached 6,000, it was enough to activate the 5-star skill that he had never tried.
[Royal Star Transformation] (active skill): Powerful combat form transformation. There was a time limit; The specific form was unknown. Required 100,000 aura value and 1,000 faith crystals.
Since it was “powerful combat form transformation,” the power must be above the 4-star [Scorching Dragon Possession].
Adelaide had used the strongest [Black Evil Territory] power as he secretly estimated that he should be able to catch this opponent of the early stage of the Demon Emperor in a few minutes regardless how difficult it was. However, a faint sense of crisis rose in his heart.
He never expected that with such a big difference in strength between them, he would still have such a sense of crisis even when he had gone all out!
Adelaide had gone through many battles. He did not ignore this sense of crisis because of the weak opponent’s strength. Without any hesitation at the moment, he maximized his territory power. The steaming black evil power appeared on his fist as he attacked Chen Rui with all his strength.
At this moment, Adelaide saw the light. The star-like light flashed on the enemy’s body and became more and more dazzling. It even covered the [Black Evil Territory]. If it weren’t for the general mansion’s magic circles shielding, perhaps the brilliant light would have penetrated through the territory and shone through the night. The people in this area would be able to see the extreme brilliance of the light.
In the general’s mansion, some of the dark guards who had retreated to the distance saw this light which penetrated part of the magic circles. However, due to the isolation of the magic circles, they could not hear any sound. Furthermore, Adelaide had previously given his order, so no one violated the command to approach.
The sense of crisis in Adelaide’s heart became stronger and stronger. His eyes were dazzled, and he could only rely on his feeling to madly attack the source of the light. It felt like his fist was hitting on some kind of external expanding energy. He was unable to hit the enemy within.
The expansion of the terrifying energy became more intense. Adelaide felt a near-irresistible force oncoming. His whole body suddenly lost its balance and flew backward. He barely managed to stabilize himself using the territory power.
At this time, the bright light finally began to converge. The figure in it gradually became clear.
This was a complete and gorgeous set of armor, suit, helmet, mask, boots, wristband gloves, and so on.
There were hardly any adjectives that could accurately describe the magnificent, elegant, and dignified of the blue, white, and gold armor set… Perhaps in the end, it could only be expressed with the word “perfect”.
Chen Rui looked at the armor that appeared on his body in surprise. He could hardly feel the weight of the armor that flashed with a little stardust-like glow, but he felt merged with it. It was not simply an artifact or armor, but a form which perfectly integrated and qualitatively changed his Star Power, strength, will, and even the attributes of the items originally equipped on his body.
It was not the same as the manic and violent [Scorching Dragon Possession] at all, but it was a kind of tranquility with infinite splendor. It could be as beautiful and silent as a starry sky, and it could also burst out the super new star explosion that was gorgeous and dazzling bright.
Compared with the simple yet splendid appearance of the armor, Chen Rui was even more surprised that the power flowing in his body was no longer a human body circulation, but the real galaxy territory. It was just like the Super System’s galaxies in motion.
This is the [Royal Star Transformation]?
Adelaide yelled, and the [Black Evil Territory]’s power had risen to the apex. It was even more powerful than the battle with Bubowa. A spear appeared in his hand. He was obviously going all out. This “early stage of the Demon Emperor” gave him a terrifying feeling. His power was still being suppressed just now, but now I can hardly feel his specific level of strength!
Adelaide’s long spear waved at Chen Rui in the air. A large amount of condensed dark power burst out. The black evil power of the entire territory turned into countless black thunders which bombarded Chen Rui one after another.
Chen Rui had been thinking about something. Just as he was about to be hit by the thunder of the [Black Evil Territory], a strange black hole suddenly appeared in front of him. As soon as this black hole appeared, the entire territory space began to become distorted. It seemed to be affected by some terrifying absorption force. Adelaide felt that the force he emitted was uncontrollably venting toward the black hole. He actually couldn’t stop it. What kind of terrifying talent or secret technique is this? If this goes on, my power will be all devoured!
Chen Rui just tried the function of the [Royal Star Transformation]. The [Star Devouring], which could only be used in the Super System initially, could actually be activated in reality.
Adelaide made a resolute decision. He exploded the power that he channeled over. However, the terrifying matter was that the huge power and shock of the territory explosion did not actually shake the terrifying black hole. Even the light of the explosion was devoured.
Fortunately, Adelaide finally cut off his power from continuously depleting through this explosion, but the recoil caused by the self-explosion severely injured him. Even with the [Immortal Body], he could not help but to spit a mouthful of blood under the high speed recoil.
Adelaide did not retreat despite this. He charged his power once again. With a tap on his feet, he actually rushed directly toward the black hole. The enemy’s strongest point would sometimes be the weakest. He had no other better way at the moment, so he might as well try his luck.
At this moment, the black hole disappeared again. Adelaide thought he succeeded and was able to force the opponent to put away his secret skill. Adelaide immediately flicked his spear and attacked Chen Rui with all his strength. The sky was full of whistling sounds.
Adelaide attacked vigorously for a while. He seemed to firmly suppress the enemy, but he gradually realized that something was wrong. The opponent only used one hand.
Adelaide was utterly shocked. What concept is this? The Demon Emperor-level opponent can use one hand to parry this level of onslaught in my territory?
Chen Rui was only trying to adapt and use the power of [Royal Star Transformation] just now. He was also secretly surprised. If it were not for the display in the [Analytical Eyes], he would think that the enemy with the peak stage of the Demon Emperor power opposite him had weakened. The [Royal Star Transformation] can actually be so powerful! This overwhelming feeling of controlling the overall situation is simply a real qualitative change!
Adelaide felt that the weapon in his hand was tight. It had been grabbed by the opponent with one hand, and he could not shake it off with all his strength. When Chen Rui shook his hand, Adelaide felt that he could no longer hold the spear. He flew out involuntarily. Before his body landed, the whole [Black Evil Territory] had become starry sky. In the next second, the stars actually burst apart. In an instant, Adelaide seemed to have an illusion in which his limbs and even his soul completely collapsed with this burst. Not only that, it seemed that the whole world was disintegrating in the terrifying breath of destruction.
This “illusion” became Adelaide’s last consciousness before he fainted.
The standby dark guards who had retreated outside saw the strange light gradually faded and returned to normal.
After a long time, Adelaide’s figure reappeared in their sight. He issued a command: Clear the securities; everyone retreat.
Only then did the dark guards truly disarm their securities and disappear into the darkness. However, they never noticed that there was already a faint yellow light in the general’s eyes at this time. To be precise, this Adelaide was no longer the same Adelaide.
The 2 puppets of the God-Eating Mask were finally full again.
Initially with Adelaide’s strength, Chen Rui could not make him a puppet, but Adelaide was severely injured by his last big move. Moreover, Chen Rui completely suppressed Adelaide’s strength when he was in the state of [Royal Star Transformation]. Therefore, just after resisting for a while, Adelaide’s will collapsed, and he became a puppet whose mind was completely controlled.
The effect of the [Royal Star Transformation] was far beyond imagination. If the [Scorching Dragon Kill] could make Chen Rui, an early stage of the Demon Emperor, invincible among the peak stage of the Demon Emperor realm, then [Royal Star Transformation] gave him the power to truly challenge those at higher levels.
In fact, Chen Rui did not fully activate the power of the [Royal Star Transformation], but he only tried [Star Devouring] and the basic power. The last move was [Star Explosion]. If he didn’t try to suppress his power, perhaps Adelaide would have truly been crushed.
After becoming a puppet, Adelaide completely obeyed Chen Rui. After ordering the dark guards to leave, he began to lead Chen Rui to the house and told Chen Rui everything he knew.
To Chen Rui’s surprise, Adelaide was also a part of the “Bloodfall”! Except for the mysterious Second General Meister, among the 3 generals of the empire, First General Gustav and Third General Adelaide are actually from the Bloodfall. It seems that the Bloodfall’s infiltration of the Bloody Empire is much higher than the other 2 empires.
If the leader of the Bloodfall is Raizen, then this kind of infiltration throughout the empire that he firmly controls is completely unnecessary. Therefore, Raizen, the biggest suspect, can basically be ruled out.
Adelaide has not joined the Bloodfall for too long. As a condition of joining, the Bloodfall promised that he would be the third general. As expected, Adelaide has become a popular contender for the third general. His biggest opponent was also Bubowa whose personal strength is below-par, so he finally realized his wish.
Adelaide actually joined the Bloodfall upon recommendation by Third General Gordon who has passed away. As he didn’t join for long, he had limited knowledge of the organization. The instructions are also conveyed by people. He has sent someone to follow the mysterious person who delivered the order several times, but they either disappeared or died. The source cannot be found at all. After becoming the third general, Adelaide felt that the power of this organization is even more mysterious.
It was the order of Second Prince Edmund to kill the people who are too close to noble Ms. Tiffany. He even gave Adelaide the authority to mobilize some of the secret intelligence department power.
This made Chen Rui more certain that Second Prince Edmund had covet intent or a special motive for Tiffany. Edmund used the privilege of hosting the trade fair to specially prepare that kind of “special trade fair” for Tiffany. It was likely to please her. Otherwise, there wouldn’t be promises like tenfold rewards. However, by coincidence, Adelaide also received an order from the Bloodfall which asked him to clear all the characters close to Tiffany as well as kill any people related to them.
This command was more vicious than Edmund’s. Although Adelaide was confused, the 2 commands were roughly the same, so he mobilized the secret intelligence department to execute the order. This not only caused “Simon” who was Chen Rui’s disguise to be in danger, but it also affected Tess’ hotel.
Why is the goal of the Bloodfall the same as Edmund? If Edmund’s purpose is to get Tiffany, then what about the Bloodfall? By the way, there seems to be someone worthy of attention who also has “interest” in Tiffany. Young Prince Teris.
Teris’ performance at the cocktail party tonight is intriguing. Such a smart and reasonable person showed obvious irrationality in this matter. Was he trying to become a scapegoat? A confession? A drama? But in the end, he “willingly” went to that so-called dangerous Dark Furnace to be punished.
One thing for sure, Edmund, Teris and the Bloodfall are all concerned about Tiffany.
Chen Rui had great doubts and curiosity about the mysterious noble lady of the Bloody Empire. It’s a pity that even royal family members like Edmund don’t know her well. They just know that Tiffany is a mysterious royal noblewoman who is very valued by Raizen. She only appears once in a while, and she rarely shows her face. One can hardly see her during normal days.
Another “noble lady”? Tiffany and Christina are obviously different. Christina is Catherine’s disguise to act at special moments. So what is Tiffany’s identity?
Chen Rui learned about some intel from Adelaide. He felt that his body was gradually experiencing a strange fatigue. It seemed like the after-effect of the [Royal Star Transformation]’s “pumped up” state which overdrew his Star Power and physical strength. He used the [Star Gate] to rush back to the location of another star point which was his room in the Mechanic Association.
Although he had made Adelaide into a puppet, it was very likely to be exposed in the Bloody Empire where there were plenty of powerhouses and the Bloodfall was the most powerful. Therefore, Adelaide must be hidden.
Coincidentally, before Chen Rui’s arrival, Adelaide received an order from Edmund to let him, the third general, stay at home, temporarily ignore the military affairs, and cooperate with Edmund’s other actions to further pressure Raizen. Edmund would never give up until Great Prince Aleus suffered a severe setback.
Adelaide took this opportunity to go into hiding in order to avoid exposure. At least, he had to remain “normal” until Chen Rui completed the most critical matter.
As soon as Chen Rui returned to the room, the feeling of exhaustion became more prominent. Before he could take off his clothes, he fell asleep on the bed.
Another noble lady? Could she be Raizen’s daughter?
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