[Summer Territory] was the third kind of territory that Chen Rui had realized. This kind of “territory” was not equivalent to the [Galaxy Territory] skill of the Super System. Instead, it was a real territory that Chen Rui realized based on his own insights from the basic “law”. In other words, even if he did not activate the skill of the Super System, these 3 territories could still be used.
[Autumn Territory]——The territory power realized from the dark energy left by Shura. It could weaken and age enemies as well as add various debuffs.
[Spring Territory]—— The territory power realized from the power of Nirvana and the [Astral Form] characteristics. It could heal his and his allies’ wounds and speed up recovery.
[Summer Territory]—— The territory power realized from the Scorching Dragon breath and Star Conversion skill. It could absorb the enemy’s power and turn it into his own use. It could also generate various attacks and supernatural powers that affect the soul.
[Summer Territory] was Chen Rui’s biggest gain this time. Although it was still in its initial form, when he tried activating it in the state of the [Scorching Dragon Possession] this time to trap the 2 extraordinary Demon Emperor powerhouses, the effect was still quite satisfactory. As he further deepened his understanding of the “basic law”, this territory would also be further improved and strengthened.
Soon, Chen Rui returned to the Warlock Fortress with Francis and the soldiers.
Rescuing Francis, capturing Pamir, and ambushing the enemy’s base camp, defeating Bubowa, and cutting off Mecek’s arm. This battle result surprised General George and Gloria. Previously, I just wanted Chen Rui to rescue Francis. I didn’t expect he could go to this extent!
“Marvellous! It seems that our family’s Athena didn’t pick the wrong guy,” Gloria patted Chen Rui’s shoulder carefreely. “If anyone dares to go against your relationship with Athena, I will beat him! If George doesn’t agree, then don’t even think about going to my bed!”
The last sentence almost made Chen Rui choke to death. His father-in-law also showed embarrassment and yelled, “Don’t mess around, Gloria. Chen Rui’s identity is a secret. He did not hide us as he treats us as his family. This matter must be kept secret anyway!”
Gloria was not an insensible person. Just now, she spoke so casually because she didn’t treat Chen Rui as an outsider. She immediately nodded to express her understanding.
“You really made me look at you in a different light, Chen Rui,” George did not hide his admiration, “Francis is not a guy that is easy to persuade. I can see that he is completely convinced of you. If you can stay in the army for further training, you will definitely become a dazzling star of the generation in the future. You may consider it.”
“The general has overpraised me,” Chen Rui smiled bitterly, “Actually, I was just lucky. Thanks Madam Gloria who created a diversion. As for the future, we will talk about it in the future. I must hurry back to the Dark Moon now.”
“Please send my greetings to Princess Royal Highness. Take good care of Athena. I can be rest assured with you around.”
If the father-in-law came to the Dark Moon last time to recognize the identity of Chen Rui as his daughter’s “boyfriend”, then this sentence was equivalent to officially entrusting Athena to Chen Rui.
“Please be rest assured, general. I once vowed to make Athena safe and happy all her life. I will do it.”
General George nodded with a relief on his face.
Chen Rui did not stop at the Warlock Fortress, he went straight across the fortress, and he continued south toward the Dark Moon. Before leaving, he gave Gloria a set of black potions. The red dragon madam was so happy and excited that she blurted: If I have a daughter in the future, she will marry her “brother-in-law” too. This made his father-in-law speechless again.
Sisters duo? It sounds wonderful, but this empty check wife is too far away…
Chen Rui passed the White Feather Estate, then he went through the capital and the Blue Lava Estate before finally reaching the Dark Moon Estate. He went to the 3 empires of the Demon Realm in this trip. It lasted for nearly 3 months. When he returned to the Dark Moon border now, a sense of intimacy surged in my heart.
It felt like home.
Suddenly, he wanted to see his lovers, friends, and many people.
At present, Town Dico, Town Leith, and Town Jumo on the back of the Dark Moon had become prosperous and lively towns driven by the rapid economic growth of the Dark Moon City. Their population had also greatly increased. After Chen Rui passed through these towns, he reminiscenced the past events in his heart. Shea’s last “order”, the assassination of Josh, and the decisive battle in the wilderness seemed like they just happened yesterday.
Unknowingly, he had arrived in the Dark Moon City. The strange thing was that as soon as Chen Rui entered the city, he immediately felt that he was being watched. To be precise, the businessman, “Simon”, was being watched.
The stalkers were quite good. They had changed several people and positions continuously, but they could not escape from Chen Rui’s eyes and ears. This level of surveillance was probably not what ordinary gangsters could do. Chen Rui did not know the current situation of the Dark Moon. He didn’t know what reason Shea used to conceal him, the financial officer, who “evaporated” for more than 2 months, so he didn’t dare to show his true colors hastily.
Just as Chen Rui was passing a street, he was intrigued by the 2 demons chatting.
“Hey, haven’t you heard of recent news that Aguile of the Cloak Gang is the remnant of Beelzebub Royal Family. He was publicly wanted by Princess Royal before…”
“It’s impossible. Aguile is the biggest hero who defeated the Red Spirit Estate Army in the wilderness of Town Leith…”
“I don’t know. If it is true, isn’t the Cloak Gang a force of the Beelzebub Royal Family?”
“It is rumored that the Cloak Gang is now controlled by Princess Royal. Many members have already quitted…”
When Chen Rui heard this conversation, he frowned. “Aguile”‘s “Beelzebub” identity is only officially revealed in front of Joseph, but the Dark Moon City actually has such rumors, so there should be only 1 possibility.
Chen Rui was almost killed by Bridget when he was in Town Lupin of the Blue Lava Estate. He had no choice but to activate the God-Eating Mask’s [Demonic Flies Transformation] to escape the catastrophe. Bridget mistakenly believed that this secret technique belonged to the Beelzebub Royal Family. This could be the only way of the “news” leakage. Then this rumor should come from the Bloodfall.
The Beelzebub Royal Family is the old enemy of the Fallen Angel Empire. The purpose of the Bloodfall must be to cause chaos within the Dark Moon and to arouse the conflict between the Dark Moon and the Fallen Angel Empire in order to reap the benefits in between.
While he was thinking, the sense of crisis became stronger. Chen Rui suddenly realized that there was no one around him. Not long ago, there were still a lot of people. At this time, a woman suddenly appeared in front of him.
The woman was veiled, and her figure was familiar.
Race: Sloth Royal Family (mutated)
Comprehensive Strength Assessment: A-.
[Analysis]: Wind attribute.
There was only one person in the Dark Moon who matched this attributes, Roman’s aunty, Isabella, but Ms. Yini now exuded a faint murderous intent.
“You have 2 choices. First, follow me honestly. Second, I will take you, or your corpse, with me.” The cold voice sounded. Even though she deliberately used a magic sound mixer, Chen Rui still recognized that it was Ms. Yini.
“This lady, did you recognize the wrong person? My name is Simon, a businessman. I just came to the Dark Moon from outside.”
Chen Rui understood a little bit. Ms. Yini really recognized the wrong person this time. It should be the Dark Demon trying to capture some enemy, and his changed attire and appearance should be very close to their target. It was definitely a misunderstanding.
In other words, the Dark Demon’s intel ability is too inferior, right? They even got the wrong target?
At this time, a voice behind him sounded again, “Don’t talk nonsense with him, just grab him back first!”
Without looking at the prompts in the [Analytical Eyes], Chen Rui could guess who was this familiar voice behind him. It was Isabella’s best friend, Krobelus.
Krobelus was a little anxious. She didn’t give Chen Rui a chance to explain at all. With a flash, she appeared behind Chen Rui. She reached out and clasped his shoulders. Just as she was about to exert force, the enemy’s low voice sounded in her ears, “Betty, don’t do it. It’s me!”
Just in case, there were many things that had been hidden from Isabella including Chen Rui’s strange powers. Especially the identity of the “Charles” which even Krobelus didn’t know, Chen Rui did not want to expose more matters in front of Isabella in order to avoid unnecessary misunderstandings and troubles.
Krobelus was taken aback. Only my closest friends know the name “Betty”. How could this enemy know it too? Also, that voice seems a bit familiar?
When Isabella saw Krobelus’ movements suddenly stopped, she thought that she had been tricked. She shouted and activated the [Flash] attribute. She instantly rushed in front of Chen Rui with a dim dagger in her hand. It was the legendary grade weapon, Searing Shadow, that Chen Rui’s disguise, Charles, gave her back then.
Being attacked by the weapon he gave, Chen Rui really felt like an arrow in his knee. He instantly activated teleportation to dodge it. It is inconvenient to explain in front of Isabella now. It is better that I escape here quickly and change my identity to resolve the misunderstanding.
“Betty, are you okay?” Isabella worriedly asked Krobelus who was in a daze at this critical moment.
“I’m okay,” Krobelus shook her head, and she pointed at Chen Rui, “That person…”
Chen Rui knew that if he showed his identity to Krobelus, Krobelus would definitely not attack him, but Isabella would have doubts. The best way now was to leave here as soon as possible. Just as he wanted to slip away, another feeling came into his mind. Spiritual link! The linked target was approaching quickly, and the target appeared in front of him in the blink of an eye.
“Little Betty, why haven’t you settled it yet? Didn’t you say that you will let me try those new emerald jade wines today?” The loud voice sounded heart-warming to Chen Rui. Who else is it besides Paglio? Great, I saw the 2 of them before I went back.
“Such trash is also worth delaying your time?” Paglio raised his hand, and a magnificent force came toward Chen Rui.
“Wait a minute! I’m Chen…” Chen Rui hastily gathered his strength and shouted, but the poison dragon was not moved at all. Instead, he attacked with more force.
Paglio’s seal was now fully dispelled, so his strength had returned to the peak stage of the Demon Overlord. Chen Rui was definitely unable to contend with him. It would even be a problem for him to escape, so he had to teleport away again. Before he could stand firmly, he was firmly locked in by a terrifying breath. He was unable to avoid it at that moment. The surrounding air produced a strange twisting and tearing feeling. It seemed that this guy was rushing back to drink, so he was going all out.
If I am really caught, I’m afraid I will suffer a big loss. Chen Rui couldn’t avoid it. It was too late to gather his strength and whisper the sound transmission. He shouted, “Didn’t I say wait a minute? Dead duck dragon!”
The twisting and tearing force in the air stopped instantly. Paglio’s 5 fingers stopped 10 centimeters in front of Chen Rui’s face. The expression in his eyes suddenly changed, “You…you…”
“You, you dumbass!” Chen Rui glanced at Isabella whose eyes were full of suspicion. He frustratedly smacked away poison dragon’s paw, “Let’s leave this place first.”
Who exactly were they tracking which caused such a misunderstanding?
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