All those present had keen eyes. Not only Olypheus herself, but even Zola and others’ understood that Chen Rui just swallowed Olypheus’s [Black Dragon Cannon] in a strange way, then he launched it back unbelievably!
Everyone looked at Chen Rui who was wearing dark red armor and exuding a terrifying dark breath. Zola was the most worried one. She appeared in front of Chen Rui in a flash, and she was immediately targeted by the red eyes which exuded a strange breath.
When Chen Rui heard Zola’s voice, he shook and the blood red in his eyes quickly faded and returned to black. The dark red armor also transformed into a bright light while changing its shape.
“Zola.” Chen Rui opened his visor and barely smiled before saying that. Then his body collapsed forward, and Zola hugged him quickly.
“He, he, he… won’t die, right?!” Ms. Black Dragon landed on the ground and stuttered as she looked at Chen Rui whose breath was greatly reduced in Zola’s arms. She thumped her chest in regret, “It’s over; I found this employer that provided free food and drink with great difficulty!”
“Employer?” Now Krobelus and Delia heard it clearly.
Chen Rui had no strength to explain anymore. The armor on his body was gradually disappearing. He felt that he exhausted tremendous spirit power and physical strength; even more than the [Royal Star Transformation] under normal conditions. The change just now was definitely related to Shura. The [Black Dragon Cannon] was just an “incentive”.
A while ago, he felt that Shura’s strength had increased greatly to a certain “critical point”. Could it be…
The Olypheus’ misunderstanding had been basically clarified. Even if there was no clarification, Zola couldn’t care so much. She hurriedly helped Chen Rui into the room to rest.
“I should be the one apologizing.” Ms. Fairy Dragon shook her head, “I shouldn’t doubt you.”
Chen Rui thought he had heard it wrongly. Even if Ms. Fairy Dragon made a mistake normally, she would use the fake daze’s attributes to act dumb. Today, she actually takes the initiative to apologize?
“This… is a gift I personally made for you these days.” Zola took out a necklace; the small pendant looked a little peculiar.
Chen Rui took the necklace and praised, “This eagle is very beautiful.”
Saying that it was an eagle was a bit distorting the fact. To be precise, it was more like a turkey, but no matter what it was, Chen Rui felt warm in his heart.
Zola’s face flushed suddenly, “That… is a dragon.”
In fact, she was quite weak in craftsmanship, so she specially asked the expert guidance of Krobelus in return for teaching magic. Unfortunately, Ms. Emerald Dragon was also a below-par expert, and finally, she turned a dragon into a turkey.
Chen Rui was taken aback, then he smiled, “I saw it wrongly. I like it very much, Zola. I like it very much.”
Zola’s purple eyes brightened, “This necklace can activate protection when you are in danger. It can withstand up to 2 attacks of the peak stage of the Demon Overlords. Unfortunately, it will lose its function after using twice due to the limit of materials.”
Chen Rui didn’t expect the necklace to have this ability. He asked quickly, “What material is it?”
“It’s my 7-color scale which can activate defense talent in times of crisis, but unfortunately, I have only one”
“It’s the only self-protection scale of the fairy dragon?” Chen Rui was taken aback, “No way!” What if you are in danger?”
“I have the artifact tulle and Secret Shadow that you gave me. I will be fine.” Zola shook her head. “What’s more, the scales will slowly regenerate in 100 years.”
“This is really an extremely precious gift.” Chen Rui was moved in his heart and held Zola’s hand. “No, with you by my side, it is already the most precious gift.”
“Oh.” Zola replied in daze. Her face was red, but the joy flowing from the corners of her eyes was unconcealable.
When Chen Rui was about to speak, he suddenly felt dizzy. It seemed to be a symptom of overusing spirit power. Zola quickly helped him to lie down on the bed once she noticed it.
“I’m fine. I just need a quiet rest.”
Zola nodded, and she suddenly leaned down to kiss his face, then she turned around and walked out of the room. Chen Rui felt warm as he slowly closed his eyes.
He did not fall asleep as usual after the [Royal Star Transformation], but he entered the Super System. If he used the [Royal Star Transformation] as usual, there would be no strange and weird changes just now, nor would the symptoms of exhausting spirit power and physical strength appear so quickly.
What abnormality has happened?
Chen Rui’s thoughts entered the Galaxy Divinity Temple. He sat on the throne while watching each piece of light screen carefully. Finally, his gaze was fixed on the status bar.
Title: Star Lord
Evolution Level: Five-star
Aura Value: 454.8 million
Comprehensive Strength Assessment: A-
This discovery made Chen Rui both surprised and delighted. Since he successfully broke through to the Star Lord, his strength had been steadily improving. He had faintly approached the intermediate stage of the Demon Emperor. Furthermore, he had realized the [Summer Territory]. He also had the strength to compete with the early stage of the Demon Overlord with the extraordinary skill of [Royal Star Transformation]. However, his Experience Value had not changed. The Super System was somewhat different from the training in this world. Even if Chen Rui could now continue to improve his combat power and physical qualities to A+, as long as his Experience Value remained unchanged, he couldn’t break through Phecda and reach the next six-star evolution.
I didn’t expect this weird change today would actually increase my Experience Value.
Is this the mystery of Phecda?
“Don’t you want to say something?” Chen Rui asked lightly.
A wisp of black gas suddenly appeared in the Galaxy Divinity Temple. It gradually condensed into another “Chen Rui” appearance except that the pupils of his eyes were red.
“You should have noticed my changes a long time ago.” Shura said with a confident face. “Olypheus’s [Black Dragon Cannon] just now was just an inducement. Currently, I have already grasped the power that you don’t have. ”
“So what?” Chen Rui was unmoved, “If you could really swallow my consciousness or completely take control of my body, would you still just be talking here?”
“I know that your will is firm, and you have an extremely persistent heart to pursue strength. I have experienced it from that damn Megrez’s [Refined Mind]. I know everything about you, including the past of the crossover, because I am equal to the other you.” Shura looked serious, “Then you should know that you can only defeat me at best, but you can never truly destroy me because I myself represent destruction. Creation and destruction are eternal truths of the universe. They are opposites yet interdependent on each other just like the two of us.”
“Are you trying to tell a cliché story like the destiny of the Gemini Man.” Chen Rui shook his head, “You can simply say that you are the illegitimate child of destiny, then maybe I’ll be a little more interested. If you want to keep going around the bushes like this, I don’t mind chatting with you before falling asleep. By the way, you don’t need to talk about lies like accepting your consciousness so that I can kill Demon Overlord and even the Demi-God powerhouses. Hearing this too much only increases the hypnotic effect.”
“That’s not a lie, but since you won’t choose that path, I won’t force it on you. What I want to say is what you really care about.” Shura stared into his eyes, and he suddenly showed a strange smile, “Don’t you want to know why that Experience Value has changed? Don’t you want to know the true mystery of Phecda?”
Chen Rui narrowed his eyes slightly, “Oh? You know?”
“The so-called Phecda is the embodiment of a certain mood. [Royal Star Transformation] is not only a combat skill, but also a medium of comprehension.” Shura raised a finger, “Remember the feeling when you faced [Black Dragon Cannon] just now? At that time, I activated my own power to let you experience the feeling of Phecda. If you didn’t try to fight me with your will, how could your physical strength and spirit power be so exhausted? Have you seen anyone distracted to fight with his own people while fighting the enemy?”
“You’re not my people.” Chen Rui shrugged, “But… please go on.”
“I don’t know what the Phecda originally defined by the Super System is, but I can tell you for sure that both the Megrez you experienced previously and the Phecda you are going to experience now are of shorter time than the system originally estimated; even if there is a special time rule place like the training ground.” Shura’s raised index finger turned into a thumb, and he pointed at himself, “These are all because of me. My presence makes your progress faster and also much easier.
The same is true for Phecda. The power I have can be called destruction which is the origin of destruction. As long as you can embody destruction and comprehend my origin power, then you can comprehend Phecda and break through the current level. ”
“[Royal Star Transformation] is not only a combat skill, but also a medium for understanding Phecda?” Chen Rui seemed to understand something.
Shura nodded, “Yes, let go of the resistance and shackles of the soul, and feel my power. You can get my power, just like the previous… ‘retaliating with one’s own skill’. Not only that, the higher the understanding, the greater the power of the [Royal Star Transformation], the longer the time limit, and the shorter the exhaustion period afterwards. You may even fight with the opponent of the intermediate stage of the Demon Overlord.”
Seeing Chen Rui’s smiling expression, Shura frowned, “Why, you don’t believe it? The change in your Experience Value is the best proof.”
“I don’t know if others believed it or not, but I believed it anyway.” Chen Rui spread his hands. This attitude made Shura unable to say many tempting words as if he was punching in the air.
“Hmph, it’s up to you to believe it or not. It’s your own choice whether to stagnate or move toward stronger power!” Shura let out a confident laugh as he turned into a light smoke and disappeared in the blink of an eye.
Chen Rui really fell into contemplation. Shura’s words seem tempting, but I cannot believe them all. The Super System should be a system that allows users to continuously evolve. The previous Megrez training may be faster and stronger than expected due to the appearance of the accidental factor like Shura, but Shura deliberately avoided a key factor which is even more dangerous. The same applied to Phecda now. If I continue to train according to Shura’s method, I’m afraid that there will be unpredictable results.
However, the change in the Experience Value in the status bar shows that there is at least some truth in Shura’s words. I must seize this opportunity to comprehend Phecda, to become stronger, to fulfill my wish, and to protect the people I cherish no matter how dangerous it is.
Chen Rui’s gaze became more resolute.
How did he want to train without the help of Shura?
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