Chen Rui’s action of saving the young birds and his communication with the [Analytical Eyes] succeeded in getting the favor of this flock of blast birds.
Now that the blast birds had appeared, then Mountain Seckred should be nearby. The wisdom of the blast birds was not high, so the intel they could provide was limited.
During the communication, Chen Rui learned that there was a bizarre “mountain summit” here. At the time of breeding, many blast birds fly out from the “mountain summit” and come here. The temperature and poisonous plants here were quite conducive to the breeding of the blast bird. There were not many natural enemies. The black eagles today were an exception because the number of blast birds in this flock was relatively small. Generally speaking, even the black eagles would not dare to interrupt a big flock.
After breeding to a certain number, the blast birds would fly to the “mountain summit” again. However, it was easy to get out, but it was much more difficult to get in. They could only enter again occasionally, so there were groups of blast birds flying back and forth all day long.
In fact, there were more powerful natural enemies in the “mountain summit”. The degree of danger was much greater, but the blast birds had the instinct that there was a force in the “mountain summit” that could evolve them to be more powerful, so they still insisted on entering it. As they were being preyed on and eaten by stronger demonic beasts after entering, their population would greatly reduce. Then, they fly out to breed and enter again. They formed a strange migration and food chain relationship with this continuous cycle.
Under the lead of the blast birds, Chen Rui found the “mountain summit”. It was a towering peak surrounded by clouds and mist. He could see flocks of blast birds constantly flying in the air. They looked like they wanted to get into an invisible entrance.
With so many blast birds, even those demonic beasts such as black eagles did not dare to come close. From a distance, the large number of blast birds were like dark clouds surrounding the peak. It was a spectacular sight.
Wait, why doesn’t it look the same at all? Judging from the appearance, the color and shape of the mountain are completely different. Chen Rui was puzzled. He looked at the blast birds that were constantly flying in the air.
The flying height of these blast birds are much higher than that of the top of the mountain. It is also higher than that of ordinary birds. Could it be said that the mountain beneath is not Mountain Seckred, but it’s in the air instead?
Chen Rui’s mind moved, and his body gradually flew up. The powerful breath he exuded and some “harmonious” signals released by the blast birds around him prevented him from being attacked by the “dark clouds”. He soon flew to the top of the mountain.
Chen Rui didn’t stop. He kept flying upward, but it was empty; there was nothing there. Looking down, he could only see the sea of clouds, mountains and fog. However, the higher he went, the stronger was a feeling in his heart. It was like the feeling he had when he was outside the Rainbow Valley for the first time.
At that time, he did not know ancient runes. He did not have the great achievement of the magic circles and Dragon Inscriptions that he had currently. Now that Chen Rui’s magic circle had reached almost the highest level of the Demon Realm, his basic knowledge of ancient runes was basically complete, second only to the fairy dragon Zola, but when facing this empty sky, he still felt the same hazy and even blurry feeling.
He was like a primary school student with excellent math grades who suddenly came to the world of advanced math before he entered junior high school.
Chen Rui faintly “sniffed” the breath of ancient runes. The more so, the more surprised he was. Suddenly, he thought of an old saying: There is no limit in the universe. (Meaning however strong you are, there is always someone stronger.)
In terms of strength, due to the large number of powerhouses, Chen Rui had perceived himself at a low position. He had set one after another goals for him to surpass as a driving force to advance and become stronger. From Arux at the beginning to Gustav now, he was able to soar in such a short period of time not only with the help of the Super System, his own understanding and opportunity, but more importantly, the heart of a powerhouse that kept forging ahead and surpassing himself.
But what about the other fields?
Trio-specialized genius mechanic master, magic circle genius, ancient runes genius, economic genius, strategy genius, grand master level black potion owner, artifact maker… In these aspects, there were indeed very few people who could match him. However, it also made him feel complacent unconsciously.
This kind of complacency was not just about self-confidence, but more about pride. In many cases, “complacency” and “stagnation” were equal.
When Chen Rui turned his head suddenly now, he realized that at some point of time, he had become so complacent. The trio-specialized master and magic circle genius rely more on the [Deep Analysis] function of the Super System; the black potions and artifacts are simply the products of the Super System; in terms of economy and planning, they are basically plagiarised from the experience of my previous life. I am just lucky and a slightly clever crossover. What if I don’t have the Super System?
In fact, even with the assistance of the Super System, I still end up in such a situation today.
Thinking of this, Chen Rui suddenly felt sweaty and suddenly enlightened. That’s right. I can only further improve by clearly recognizing myself. To know oneself and the enemy would one win the battle. First of all, I must “know myself”.
With a short thought, Chen Rui seemed to have awakened after thousands of years of thinking. His mind had undergone some subtle changes accordingly. Although his strength had not risen significantly, he felt that the road in front of him was broader and clearer. The strength could be continuously increased by hard training, but the improvement of this state of mind was mainly based on the word “enlightenment” which needs opportunities. It can be met but not sought.
As Chen Rui’s mind improved, he became calm. He began to use the knowledge he had learned. He tried to test and magnify the “feeling” of the ancient runes.
After he calmed down completely, the feeling became stronger and stronger. The stronger it was, the more the mystery he felt. Initially with Chen Rui’s current ability, he could not enter forcefully as he did when he was at the Rainbow Valley. However, due to the entry and exit of the blast birds, a “flaw” deliberately appeared; perhaps for the purpose of maintaining a certain biological chain. Therefore, the original “entrance” that was originally unreachable became faintly traceable.
However, he couldn’t unlock this “flaw” to enter it in a short time.
Chen Rui had an idea. He summoned the blast birds that he was close to. He imitated the blast bird to test the “first person” method, and he finally made breakthrough progress.
If he was an ordinary Demon Emperor, perhaps it was hard to stay suspended in the air, but Chen Rui’s [Flying] skill was by no means comparable to the ordinary Demon Emperor powerhouses. After repeated experiments, Chen Rui finally felt dazzled and dizzy. The transparent “air” in front of him was suddenly replaced with another completely different scene.
Although he was mentally prepared, this dizzy feeling still caused a strong visual impact. It was not only abrupt, but it was also because of that mysterious power.
There was a white mountain which seemed to be no different from the rest. However, the mountain was actually floating in the air. Chen Rui’s first impression was not familiar, but the kind of momentum, the ancient feeling and desolation that came to his face which he did not sense in that small world on the 4th floor of the Book Collection Hall. Then, the second feeling was familiarity. Mountain Seckred!
Mountain Seckred, which is called the sacred mountain in the information on the 4th floor of the Book Collection Hall, is actually such a mysterious mountain floating in the air!
The blast birds next to Chen Rui saw Mountain Seckred and chirped happily. They fluttered their wings and flew forward. They soon submerged in the mist-shrouded forest.
Chen Rui flew toward this white floating mountain. As soon as he landed, he felt a strange feeling in his heart. No matter where he was, no matter who he disguised as, he was the “external element” of the whole mountain. His every move seemed to be extremely eye-catching. If there was someone in the mountain, he could be found without any effort.
This was somewhat similar to the feeling of being in Teris’ mansion, but Teris relied on strategy and tricks, whereas this place had real mysterious runes and laws.
The range of this mountain was much larger than the area that he saw from the outside. After Chen Rui walked for a long time, he was only at the foot of the mountain. Chen Rui had a hunch that its true range would exceed the entire huge Saxphil Mountain Range! It was like a “world”.
Territory! The entire Mountain Seckred is a territory that incorporates the ancient runes!
Being able to cover such a huge mountain range with territory and having that kind of strange feeling is no longer within the ability of Demon Overlord powerhouses.
Could this be what a Demi-God powerhouse left behind?
He only knew that there was Fertile Yuan Soil from the information he had, but he didn’t know the specific location, so he could only explore it step by step.
After Chen Rui walked for a long time, he finally found a white step leading to the front. The step was clean and spotless. There was not even a moss. Perhaps someone was cleaning or it was the magic effect of the territory.
Chen Rui walked up the steps. As he walked, he suddenly stopped.
A ghostly black figure swooped down from the sky.
Comprehensive Strength Assessment: C
Strength: C, Physique: C-, Spirit: E, Speed: C.
Attribute: Dark attribute.
The information immediately surfaced in Chen Rui’s mind. Gargoyle: Ancient alchemy product with flying ability; some mutated ones have independent thinking; strong defense; immune to spiritual magic; halves magic damage.
To be precise, the gargoyle was a kind of semi-“mechanical” semi-living creature which was quite similar to the crystal men. It completely ignored the Demon Emperor-level threat breath that Chen Rui exuded and still rushed down.
It was just a Demon King-level gargoyle. Chen Rui just raised his hand into the air, and the gargoyle was controlled by a force that was 3 meters away. This gargoyle had the same appearance as the 4th floor data. Its whole body was jet-black with a beast head and human body. It had red eyes and sharp claws on its hands and feet. There was a pair of bat wings on its back. The material of the whole body seemd to be some kind of stone.
Although the gargoyle was under control, it still moved its claws fiercely in this direction like it would not give up until death.
Chen Rui frowned suddenly. There was already a group of black shadows in the sky forming a huge circle. They surrounded his location, and the number of shadows kept on increasing.
Just by looking at the number of shadows in the current group, there were as many as tens of thousands. If they were all of Demon King level or even higher level, even if Chen Rui was a Demon Emperor, he would definitely be exhausted to death. He suddenly had goosebumps.
“Intruder of the sacred mountain, die.”
This was a cold female voice. Her voice was a bit familiar, but her tone was full of unfamiliar coldness and murder intent.
Ehh, must be woman???
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Since it is a girl then I really hope she is another dragon that gets added to the harem! A black dragon, there should be those ones there after all. So far the dragons have been the best characters, so I want more of them 😀 I wonder how Zola would like that. Perhaps she would think the new one is “snatching” her treasure?
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