The figure that came out of the sacrifice ship behind was Strena. Strena swung her snake tail and glided fast on the sea without sinking. The 6 scimitars in her hand waved in a dazzling arc which reaped countless lives of demonic sharks. She opened up a bloody path literally.
When Strena, who was covered in blood, appeared on the golden ship, Adeline had already jumped up emotionally. She ignored the blood stains and hugged her sister tightly.
Immediately afterward, the naga girl recovered her senses and pushed Strena away in panic, “Why is sister here? Go back quickly! Otherwise, it will be too late!”
Strena didn’t say a word. Everyone could see her answer from her stubborn eyes: Since I’m here, I don’t plan to go back.
Although Adeline couldn’t see Strena’s expression, she could feel the determination and perseverance from her spirit. She burst into tears, “Why are you so stupid?!”
Strena shook her head and held the scimitars tighter in her hands.
“It’s really not worth doing this!” Adeline begged, “Sister, go back quickly if you still treat me as your sister. Please!”
“Not worth it?” Strena became emotional and roared, “If it weren’t for my stupidity, you wouldn’t be here today! It’s me who dragged you into this!”
“That time was just an accident. Sister wanted to bring me to find the herbs on the Hidden Misty Island to heal my eyes.” Adeline shook her head desperately.
“No! I want to use your sensing abilities to find the treasures on the Hidden Misty Island to improve my fighting talent… I’m the most selfish bastard!” Strena’s eyes turned red suddenly. She didn’t even shed a tear when she was injured and mocked by Queen Naga, but she couldn’t control it now, “You have always known! Why did you save me at that time?! Why give me your talent?! I owe you my life!”
Chen Rui thought of what Adeline had said earlier that when she was young, her sister took her to look for the Hidden Misty Island. He finally understood why Strena would fight so hard to protect her sister. It turns out that there is such an underlying reason. Although Adeline has eye problems, her original talent should be quite powerful. She can actually bestow her talent to another person.
“As I said, this is all voluntary. I have liked music since I was a child and I can’t see. The talent of [6 Wield] is just a waste on me. Sister has always been very competitive and motivated. You’re the most suitable candidate.” Adeline hugged Strena who could no longer control her emotion, “If you want to give me something back, run away immediately and live with my hope. This is my last request.”
Strena shook her head, “From then on, I vowed to protect you with my life. Anyway, I’m a selfish person, so now I’m going to let you down for the last time.”
“I mean… ladies, stop for a moment.” Chen Rui’s voice came over, “This is not the time to relive the past. Our troubles seem to be getting bigger and bigger.”
At this time, there were more and more demonic sharks around. Some actually could jump into the ship to attack. The corpses of demonic sharks destroyed by Strena were devoured by their companions, making them more bloodlust. Except for the golden main sacrifice ship, the rest of the ship had all sunk. There was endless screaming and shouting.
Chen Rui only managed to rescue a few dark elementals from the ship behind; none of the others survived.
“There is mist everywhere. We can’t find a way out. Even if we can go back, we will definitely be killed by the Royal Highness Modesty or become a sacrifice again. There is only 1 way, that is to find the Hidden Misty Island as soon as possible, then maybe we can survive this disaster! Ms. Adeline! Please do your best to activate your sensing talent!”
Adeline trembled, “But Black Sea God…”
“So many people have died just now. The sea sacrifice should be almost done. If you really want to save your sister, make a decision as soon as possible!”
No one wanted to die, especially when Strena was here. Adeline hesitated for a moment, and she finally showed a resolute expression and nodded.
At this time, the naga on the side exclaimed, “Bad news! The bottom of the ship was broken! The water has entered!”
Strena gritted her teeth, “Adeline, hold me tight, I will take you out.”
In fact, everyone knew that even if Strena could fly, it would not be sustainable without a ship in this vast sea. Furthermore, there were so many ferocious enemies. Once she was exhausted, it would definitely be a dead end.
“Ms. Adeline, do you remember what I told you? Hope will always exist as long as you don’t give up…” As Chen Rui spoke, his body floated and shot out [Aurora Shot] to clear out an area. Strena only noticed that the blue charm shackles in Chen Rui’s hands had disappeared long ago. Even the nagas and Adeline in the main sacrifice ship cannot remove this kind of shackles. I didn’t expect that this guy whom I easily captured would have this special ability.
There were more surprising things later. When Chen Rui waved his hand, a magnificent black ship appeared in front of everyone.
“Welcome to my Devil’s Snare Ship. Please hurry up, we have to leave this damn place before more monsters appear.”
The people on the golden ship hurriedly moved to the Devil’s Snare Ship. The sandmen took their place and started to control the ship with ease while the water elementals assisted. The nagas picked up the weapons distributed by Chen Rui and worked with the dark elementals to guard against demonic sharks that would possibly jump out on both sides. This was the so-called collaboration toward a common end. At this time, no matter what kind of grudges and grievances they had before, they must work together if they want to get through the difficulties.
“Ms. Adeline, please activate your ability and try to guide the helmsman.”
Adeline bit her lip, “My spirit power is limited. I can barely sense a rough position at most. I also don’t know what dangers are on the road.”
“Drink these 2 bottles of potion first. Also, this crystal can improve the spirit power to a certain extent. Hold it.” Chen Rui stuffed the True Spirit Potion and Eternal Mind Potion as well as a refined high-purity spiritual crystal in the hands of the girl, “Do your best with the hope in your heart. At least, we shouldn’t leave regrets, should we?”
“Sir Aguile…” Adeline felt the warmth of the crystal, and she had a strange certainty in her mind. She drank the potion without further hesitation. She stood at the rudder of the ship while holding the crystal in her palm as she began to concentrate on spirit sensing.
The main sacrifice ship had sunk long ago. There were more and more demonic sharks surrounding the Devil’s Snare Ship. The number was far beyond imagination. Although they were unable to break through the ship at the moment, they pushed the ship one after another to sail in a certain direction. The ship lost its mobility. Due to the close distance and angle, it was not suitable for the main magic crystal cannons and the side cannons to attack. The situation was very dangerous.
“Replenish the crystal immediately! Turn on the magic protection. Prepare to use the emergency thruster to advance at full speed!” Chen Rui gave the corresponding orders to the sandmen and the water elementals loudly. He turned his head and said to Strena, “Ms. Strena, we need to clear a path for the Devil’s Snare Ship. Let’s do one side each.”
When Strena watched her sister drink the potion, she seemed like she was about to say something, but she didn’t. Now, she just took a deep look at Chen Rui and walked toward the head of the ship.
Facing a large number of ferocious sharks, Strena jumped down without fear. Her tail curled up and entangled a metal rope hook at the bottom left corner of the ship’s head. Her snake body stretched out and was hanging upside down.
The murderous intent in the female naga warrior’s green eyes was flourishing when she clearly saw the ferocious sea beasts. The 6 sharp scimitars launched piercing wind, that could tear the air, at the demonic sharks that were charging forward.
The sword qi was slashing all around with blood and flesh scattering around. The sword qi went out for dozens of meters, clearing out a path on the left side. Even the sea surface had an exaggerated slash marks. The powerful force made the sea stayed split for a while before ‘recovering’. The demonic sharks couldn’t get close for a while.
Strena, who continuously launched powerful slashes, showed a bit of fatigue. As her snake’s tail curled up, her whole body jumped back to the corner of the ship’s head. She happened to see countless golden half-moon-shaped ‘symbols’ on the school of demonic sharks on the other side at the same time. These symbols flashed at high speed, and the objects they encased were disintegrated and torn apart in an instant. In the blink of an eye, all the demonic sharks within a range of nearly 30 meters were dismembered into pieces without exception.
Strena was slightly shocked. At this time, the Devil’s Snare Ship had got rid of the besiege of the demonic sharks. Various thruster facilities were launched. Under the strong effect of the emergency thrusters, the ship broke through the waves like a sharp sword and pulled the distance from the school of demonic sharks at the back.
The escape from the danger caused cheers on the ship, but Adeline, who had the strongest sense of spirit power, exclaimed, “Oh no! Sir Aguile is still behind!”
This sentence made the cheers stop abruptly, and they turned around simultaneously to look at the group of demonic sharks in the distance. Strena suddenly frowned as she saw the blazing red light there. Even at this distance, she could feel an intense and terrifying violence.
Among the dense school of demonic sharks, an unknown long red “demonic beast” roared out. The sea water along the way was splashed to dozens of meters high. The red huge beast circled back and forth, and the demonic sharks were almost entirely annihilated.
The red light gradually extinguished, then the people heard the strange sound of [Sonic Boom]. A lightning-like figure had blasted over, and it instantly caught up with the Devil’s Snare Ship which was sailing at high speed.
“It’s Sir Captain!”
The people on the ship shouted in surprise. Chen Rui landed on the deck with a blink, “Continue to follow the guidance of Ms. Adeline and go forward at full speed. Don’t put your guards down! This is the Hidden Misty Sea!”
This sentence reminded the sailors that they immediately started to take their positions. About an hour later, the Devil’s Snare Ship which was at full speed finally got rid of the pursuit of the demonic sharks. During this period, Strena kept staring at Chen Rui which made him uncomfortable.
“Ms. Strena, is there a flower on my face?” Chen Rui finally couldn’t stand it, and he took the initiative to speak.
“Your strength is much stronger than it seems on the surface. You can even remove the blue charm shackles on your own. You should be deliberately arrested that day right?” Strena’s scrutinizing gaze had strong vigilance, “Who are you? What is your motive toward the naga tribe?”
Chen Rui shook his head, “I don’t have any motive for the naga tribe. As for strength… It’s just a little self-defense trick. It can’t be compared with Ms. Strena.”
“Sir Aguile is too modest, your true strength may not be under my sister.” The naga girl suddenly interjected, “If there is any motive, it should be the Hidden Misty Island, right?”
Strena knew that her sister had special sensing abilities. Hearing Adeline said that ‘Aguile’ was as strong as her, she was surprised. Adeline pondered for a moment, then she asked, “Sir Aguile, I want to ask. If… you don’t know that I have the ability to sense the Hidden Misty Island, will you save me?”
Chen Rui smiled slightly, “Don’t you have a special sensing talent? I think you already know the answer.”
Adeline didn’t speak, but she just showed a pure smile. She crossed her hands, bowed, and continued to guide the direction of the sandman helmsman.
This question was actually for Strena. Sure enough, Sister Naga’s expression had eased a lot. Chen Rui looked at Strena, “Your injury yesterday has not recovered, and the poison of the devil fruit is also eroding your body. Maybe you shouldn’t have come here today, but since you are here… I’ll give this to you!”
Strena took the potion bottle and a green bead that were thrown over. She heard Chen Rui’s voice, “In the bottle is a potion that speeds up recovery from the injury. The bead is called Jade Pearl which is the condensed essence of the giant dragon’s horns. It can help you resist the poison of the devil fruit.”
Just as Strena was about to speak, ‘Aguile’s’ figure had disappeared at the entrance of the ship cabin. Chen Rui took out the map in the ship cabin and put on the “Dodo brand” helmet. This sea area map was illuminated. Judging from the distance between the red light point representing myself and the destination’s golden light point, the direction to the treasure is closer again. It seems that this direction is correct. The Hidden Misty Island is not only the place agreed by the Dark Elemental King, but it is also the only way to the mysterious treasure.
At this moment, Chen Rui heard a commotion outside. He quickly walked out of the ship cabin and saw another round of surging waves on the mist-winding sea ahead.
The ‘waves’ soon approached. It turned out that this was not a sea tide, but an endless amount of sea beast. This made one have goosebumps.
Adeline had an extremely fearful expression on her face as she curled up in the corner. She just said tremblingly, “Sister! Sir Aguile! Run quickly!”
Just as Chen Rui commanded the turn of the ship’s head, the same “waves” began to appear behind the Devil’s Snare Ship. The Devil’s Snare Ship was surrounded. At the same time, the sound of some kind of beasts faintly sonded in the air.
Compared with these demonic sea beasts, the previous school of demonic sharks was simply the difference between a bucket of water and a pond!
Compared with the bad situation right now, another ominous feeling faintly surged in Chen Rui’s mind, but now he had no time to think. He shouted, “All the cannoneers be prepared! Ready to attack!”
“Ms. Strena, I’m afraid that it is too late to treat the injury in the current situation. I will hand over the safety on the ship to you. Please protect Ms. Adeline and the sailors.”
Strena knew that the current situation was critical, so she didn’t say anything extra. She nodded, “How about you?”
“I will try my best to attract the attention of the sea beasts. You all quickly escape as soon as you find an opening.”
“You stay on the ship! I’ll go!” Strena said without hesitation.
“My sailors are the sandmen of the earth elementals. They have already received my order to break through. You don’t need to command alone. You’re more familiar with the nagas, so you can effectively organize them for systematic defense.” Chen Rui actually did not say the next sentence. Strena’s injury and state are not at the peak stage, so going this way is even more dangerous.
Although Chen Rui’s power was already partly consumed, due to the special response physique, only the [Scorching Dragon Kill] was temporarily unavailable. He could already launch the [True Destructive Aura Blow] and the strongest [Royal Star Transformation].
Strena stared at him for a moment. She crossed the 6 scimitars, spread out her arms, then she slightly lowered her head and bowed at him. The nagas on the ship did the same to Chen Rui. This was the highest etiquette that the naga tribe performed to warriors.
TL: At this rate, they will get to the Hidden Misty Island before the Dark Elemental King, but can they reach the island with 0 casualties? Will they face the Black Sea God before that?
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