“If I explain it clearly, then you will just let it go? Little girl, did you think I just came out of the eggshell?” Paglio smiled contemptuously, “I know you. Aren’t you the eldest miss of what bloodline of the Dragon Island? Don’t use those of Dragon Island’s damn rules to suppress me. I am a wandering lonely spirit, so I won’t be pushed around by those rules! This skeleton belongs to my enemy, and I made him a slave. How about this explanation? Stop talking nonsense. If you want to get involved in this battle, just use your fist to speak!”
Paglio knew that the spirit dragon would have tragic consequences as he was caught on the scene by this Dragon Island’s Miss, but anyway, the 2 dragons came with ill intentions. Furthermore, his old enemy was there, so they would inevitably fight. The source of the spirit dragon was Chen Rui, so he simply shouldered the whole thing.
“Very good!” The black dragon’s sharp voice had a ghastly tone, and its whole body exuded a cold breath.
“My dear, don’t be angry, leave this guy to me!” The blue dragon Daniel gritted his teeth and said, “I will let this all brawn and no brains guy taste the magic of Dragon Inscription! If you feel sulky, you can sneak attack from the side. Let’s beat him up together!”
This blue dragon was obviously shameless. On the surface, he seemed to be suggesting 1-on-1, but it was actually 2-on-1. Even if the black dragon didn’t make a move, it would put a lot of psychological pressure on Paglio, then he would have a greater chance of winning.
The poison dragon was powerful, good at hand-to-hand combat, and highly poisonous. Even the physique of a crystal dragon couldn’t resist him, but he was weak in magic. If he faced a black dragon that was weak at strength, he would have a greater advantage, but facing the blue dragon who was born with the power of the wind element, he would be much more passive. Moreover, Daniel was also proficient in Dragon Inscription.
Paglio knew that these 2 giant dragons were the peak stage of the Demon Overlord powerhouses. Daniel’s strength was comparable to him back then. If the black dragon with the same strength was added to the equation, he was by no means an opponent.
However, Master Poison Dragon also had the excellent character of being cunning and shameless. He rolled his eyes and came up with an idea when he suddenly thought of a past event.
“Daniel. You couldn’t pursue that woman back then, so you chose this Dragon Island’s chick?” Paglio seemed to be reminiscing.
“The woman you were pursuing back then?” Ms. Black Dragon was immediately all-ears, and she immediately forgot about the spirit dragon. 2 scrutinizing gazes were directed at the male.
Daniel didn’t expect the poison dragon to pick up this old incident. Feeling the sharp gaze of his madam wife on the side, his momentum was half-dimmed. Although the blue dragon’s wind element magic was powerful, the black dragon was the nemesis of the magic. This was the main reason for the unequal status of the family.
Master Poison Dragon saw that a drama was developing, so he continued to worsen the situation, “I remember… about 3,000 years ago, Daniel seemed to have a crush on a beautiful female dragon. He went to confess, but he was almost killed by her…”
Daniel hurriedly stop him, “Nonsense! There is such a thing! It is clear that the madwoman has a crush on me, and I just want to get rid of her entanglement…”
Before he finished, there was a strange fluctuation of magic power ahead of him. This magic power fluctuation was so powerful that everyone on the battlefield felt it. Even the peak powerhouses including Obsidian were all surprised. Even the black dragon who was immune to magic showed a cautious look.
A woman wearing a long blue dress and glasses appeared in front of the 3 giant dragons. The woman was slender with her long purple hair tied in an elegant bun. She even wore a pair of glasses which was full of intellectual and amazing beauty.
When the blue dragon Daniel saw this beauty, his long eyes almost bulged out. He heard a nice but terrifying voice, “Madwoman? A crush on you?”
Daniel never thought that he would meet this woman here, and he was regretful. Even though he and Paglio were enemies back then, they also knew each other due to the fights and had a mutual appreciation for each other. They were very familiar with each other. I now understood why the wording of that bastard poison dragon is “beautiful female dragon” instead of the usual “madwoman”!
I even said that this guy is simple-minded just now. He is obviously full of poisonous tricks!
“Daniel! Who is she?” The black dragon’s volume suddenly increased. This stunning woman who made her feel a strong sense of crisis also had the breath of a dragon. Even if she transformed into a human form, she couldn’t compare with the beauty of this woman.
“Julia, listen to my explanation…”
As soon as the explanation of the blue dragon started, he saw a wand in the hand of the beautiful woman with glasses. Then, a strange distortion appeared in the space. In an instant, the blue dragon, the black dragon and the woman disappeared.
Master Poison Dragon secretly patted his racing heart while secretly rejoicing: Fortunately, I was quick-witted just now, otherwise the madwoman will probably drag me into this troublesome drama. Although the physique of the black dragon is special, she will most probably suffer a severe injury when encountering the madwoman…
In the capital army, Obsidian’s face had become quite unsightly. This woman is obviously from the Dark Moon side. Judging from the terrifying fluctuation just now, I’m afraid that even I am not an opponent. The 2 strongest helpers whom I hired with a hefty price are actually “canceled off” by the mysterious woman.
Seeing the dense enemy army below, there was violent murderous intent in the poison dragon’s eyes as he spewed several clusters of dragon breath. These dragon breaths carried the highly poisonous mist which killed tens of thousands of capital soldiers in the battle of the Moonlight Fortress.
Commander Walspen of the magician legion below had been paying attention to the giant dragon in the air. He immediately commanded the magicians to work together to activate the protective magic, and layers of translucent protective shields appeared on top of the army formation. The poisonous dragon breath quickly corroded the protective shield, but there were too many magicians below who were constantly replenishing the magic power of the shield. Finally, they gradually disintegrated the dragon breath.
However, Paglio’s dragon breath was very scattered. The magicians only defended the area above them. The soldiers outside the magic shield were not so lucky. The green smoke became a drag mark of death. Countless soldiers who did not have enough time to dodge were turned into ash by the terrifying poison. It was evident that the poison dragon’s lethality was unmatched by any kind of dragons in this battlefield environment. The formation on both sides of the First Coalition Legion suddenly became chaotic.
The poison dragon was about to continue to wreak havoc when a figure suddenly appeared in front of him. Before he could see the figure clearly, several huge [Thunderballs] flew toward Paglio. Paglio’s figure dodged, and he had already transformed into a human form. He continuously punched with both fists, and that [Thunderballs] were completely shattered mid-air before they even approached him. That figure was a white-haired woman with an old face. It was his old rival of Town Dico last time, Stiller, who was the number one magician under the Lord of Midnight Sun.
Stiller and Old Cowen were also known as the 2 strongest Demon Overlords in the elder families who had always been quite conceited about their magic. However, the appearance of the beautiful woman with glasses just now utterly shocked Stiller. Just the fluctuations of magic power that exuded the vastness of the sea made Stiller feel insignificant. As an expert, she could identify that the subsequent disappearance was surely the lost space magic ability, and the operation was completely natural. There was no trace as if this woman was the source of elements and magic.
Stiller regretted that she didn’t see the more of the woman’s means, but she was also glad that she was not her enemy. The poison dragon in front of her was also a very powerful enemy. It was difficult to win in individual combat, but it was easy to just delay him.
Besides, she was not alone.
2 figures appeared behind Paglio. Baroco and Disjaro were both peak stage of the Demon Overlord. Although the poison dragon once boasted in front of Chen Rui that he could deal with dozens of powerhouses of the same level and his power was comparable with the Emperor Sakya. Lucifer of the Fallen Angel Empire who was known as the Wings of Demon God back then, the 3 people in front of him were not just rookies. They were all the veteran peak stage of the Demon Overlord, especially Stiller. With the 3 of them working together, it would probably be difficult for Paglio to resist the enemies.
There was a green woman beside Paglio with a green crystal accessory in the center of her forehead. She sneered and said, “Want to bully my man by outnumbering him?”
“Krobelus!” Stiller and Disjaro, who rarely showed up, didn’t know the green-haired woman, but Baroco met this “traitor” who was once a palace high-rank consultant by occasional opportunity. He said sternly, “You traitor, you actually dare to attack us?”
“I am a dragon. I was only temporarily staying in the capital, and I didn’t pledge allegiance to anyone at all. I can go wherever you want. Obsidian knows this too. If you are not convinced, how about I feed you a mouthful of dragon breath mouth-to-mouth?” Krobelus was still quite powerful when she was furious, but Paglio seemed to be at a loss in the last sentence.
At this time, several figures appeared in the sky. In addition to the Dragon Rider Legion Commander Salgar, the capital also had 3 Demon Overlords: Stebil, Faravit, and Lunters.
There was also a Demon Overlord on the Dark Moon side, Vanim. Toro who surrendered to the Dark Moon last time. On the other side, the spirit dragon who was carrying the terror knight Pegasus flew over.
The lifespan of ordinary demons was 200 to 500 years, and the lifespan of the royal families was relatively longer. After reaching the middle rank (Demon King, Great Demon King), the lifespan would be extended by about one-half, while the higher rank (Demon Emperor, Demon Overlord) powerhouse would be extended by double or more. The lifespan of a Demon Overlord powerhouse may reach about 1 to 2,000 years.
Dragons were an exception, but behind the long life was the extremely low fertility rate. Otherwise, the dragons would have dominated the Demon Realm long ago. As for the Demi-God powerhouse, it was said that their lifespan could no longer be calculated by a general scale.
This was a concept under normal circumstances. The real powerhouse grew in constant battles. The path of growth was all perilous, and one carelessness would cost one’s life. The generals would inevitably die in the battle. Even the Demon Overlord powerhouse would inevitably fall.
Demon Overlords were no joke. As the greatest empire in the past, the Fallen Angel Empire had a strong foundation, but after all, it was not infinite. Putting aside the Demon Overlords who left behind at the capital and the previously dead ones, the 7 Demon Overlords in front were all the trump cards that Obsidian had. The same was true for the Dark Moon. Initially, Zola was the strongest hidden power, but she was accidentally restrained by the 2 dragons that suddenly appeared. Now with the spirit dragon, there were 5 Demon Overlords, and the spirit dragon and terror knight who were transformed into undead had lost their bloodline talent. Particularly, if no one controlled the spirit dragon, it had only a certain fighting instinct, and it didn’t have wisdom, so its strength would definitely be discounted. Initially, Olypheus could be added to the Dark Moon side, but Olypheus’s duty was to protect Shea because there was also the largest boss Obsidian in the opposing army.
“Stop talking nonsense! We can’t fight properly here, let’s find a place farther away and have a fight!” Paglio pointed to the distant mountains.
The Demon Overlords of the capital exchanged opinions quickly and nodded. They still had a great chance of winning if it was 7 vs 5. Paglio also had his own plan. As long as he delayed these people and waited for Zola to win, the hope of a comeback was quite high. Somehow, even though the black dragon was the nemesis of the magic system, Paglio still had confidence in Zola, forgetting that this “madwoman” was once his most terrifying enemy. Perhaps Master Poison Dragon himself was unwilling to admit that this should be a kind of trust in “partners”.
The Demon Overlords disappeared above the battlefield while the battlefield below had also heated up. The coalition army sounded the horn of the front army to retreat. The purpose of the retreat was to regroup and prepare to launch a general offensive. The Dark Moon also started to blow a similar sounding horn because if the opponent launched a total attack, not only the undead in the front would become real cannon fodder, even the Dark Moon Army behind would also be crushed all the way under that momentum.
Both sides began to adjust their formation quickly. The undead army was concentrated on the right wing of the Dark Moon. In the center were the Red Blood Legion led by Shea and the Moon Shadow Legion by Tim, while the left wing was Kaguron’s Red Blood Legion and the Blue Lava Estate’s Azure Legion led by Sumen. The entire formation had a slightly arrow shape while the capital’s formation was somewhat similar to a pincer with a larger angle. The formations were very important in war, and it involved considerable knowledge regarding both large teams and small teams. For example, in the previous Boulderstone Legion phalanx, the heavy infantry lined up in long horizontal lines with several rows which could cover and cooperate. When the infantry in front held up the spear, they were like a huge hedgehog. If an ordinary cavalry encountered such a phalanx, the casualties would be quite heavy.
Of course, the phalanx was not invincible. In addition to the unconventional breaking of formation by the undead cavalry just now, the terrain was also a factor that must be considered. When the dense phalanx moved on the rugged ground, it was easy to cause the overall disconnection and fragmentation. If this was not a plain but a rugged mountain road, the momentum of the phalanx and heavy infantry would be greatly reduced. In the mountains and forests, the light infantry’s guerrilla formation and tactics would be far more powerful than the heavy infantry.
The same was true for large-scale wars which usually involved coordinated operations of mixed-type soldiers; there were more factors to consider.
There was an old saying in the Demon Realm: light infantry is the hands, cavalry is the feet, heavy infantry is the chest in armor, riders are the wings, and the commander is the soul. Although this old saying did not include the magician, archer, ordnance and other types of soldiers, it briefly explained the essence of war cooperation.
That was the reason the Demon Realm’s famous generals who were good at commanding soldiers were valued by the empire despite not reaching the Demon Overlord level due to talent or power issues.
The formation of the 2 sides was finally adjusted. Almost at the same time, the horn of the total attack was sounded. This would be the biggest and final matchup that would determine the outcome.
Looking down from the sky in the Leith Wilderness, 2 huge crowds gradually moved closer to the center. They got faster as they reached the center. In the blink of an eye, they intertwined and collided with each other.
Now that the war was separated into 3 different stages, 1 lost will break the power balance in the other stages. Will Zola, with the highest power, finish the battle first? What plans do Paglio have to hold the battle? The appearance of Chen Rui will be decisive to the war, which side will he join first?
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