Glorios, who was aware of the greatest crisis, started to go all-out. He fought hard to attack while resisting Hegel’s dark origin power. The terrifying raging wave-like kingdom power seemed to severely injure the Dark Elemental King again. Then, it rushed toward Chen Rui without stopping. At this time, there was a sword in Chen Rui’s hand.
The quillons were 2 back-to-back angels. The swords were all white and engraved with 2 strange marks. The simplicity was full of mysterious breath.
Before the turbulent kingdom power approached, the sword in Chen Rui’s hand had slashed incisively on the fracture of the scythe. In an instant, Glorios and the scythe howled at the same time. The power of the entire kingdom began to be distorted in response to tragic howling.
The snow-like long sword had a special restraint power. The strands of golden soul essence power that initially tried to escape were annihilated like a snowflake encountering a fire.
“No!” The double voices of the scythe and Lich King sounded, “That sword…”
The sword in Chen Rui’s hand was not Northsea, but 1 of the 7 artifacts, the Sword of Fallen Angel.
The mixed metal of the scythe was extremely strong, but those materials just happened to be excellent materials for [Aura Conversion]. Although the whole scythe could not be turned into aura in a short time, it had no problem opening up a hole. The Sword of Fallen Angel had the characteristic of [Soul Searing] which could directly kill and split the soul power of the enemy. Even the soul of the kingdom-level powerhouse stood no chance when it was hit by the Sword of Fallen Angel.
The surrounding kingdom power quickly decayed. Glorios’ figure began to fade as he roared unwillingly, “Damn ant! I didn’t expect to be defeated in your hands… Let’s die together!”
With that said, the bone staff in his hand turned into a ray of blue light and launched toward Chen Rui. After this strike, the soul essence remaining at the scythe fracture was instantly annihilated. Glorios’ body turned into a puddle of ashes.
The mist that shrouded over the entire Land of Hatred dissipated. The Dark Iron Mystic Ghosts, which were besieged by the phantoms, also ceased their actions at the same time; they were drowned by the sea of resentful souls. However, Chen Rui was facing a huge crisis at this moment.
Lich King’s dying strike condensed the final kingdom power which was extremely terrifying. Although Chen Rui had another teleporting skill, he instinctively felt that this strike contained a special power of Rule. No matter what method was used, there was no way to dodge it; he could only resist it forcefully.
Once he was struck by the bone staff full of kingdom power, not only his body, even his soul would be completely destroyed. It was useless even if he had the [Regeneration] feature.
At this time Chen Rui could no longer activate [Demonic Flies Transformation] or [Star Diversion]. A large shield with a simple pattern appeared in his hand- With the strength of Demon Shield, even the abyss lord could destroy it. It should be able to resist this blow. However, I cannot activate [Royal Star Transformation] at the moment and have no time to activate the [Scorching Dragon Possession]. My strength is only the Demon Emperor level. Even if I can survive this, I will suffer extremely serious injuries because of the aftershock.
At the critical moment, a wisp of black gas shrouded the bone staff.
The increasingly rich black gas spread quickly, wrapping it. In the process of wrapping, the blue light on the bone staff was constantly eroded, and the swift momentum suddenly slowed down.
In the end, a bone staff stopped about 2 meters away from Chen Rui and began to break apart. It shattered into powder and dissipated without a trace.
After the thick black gas destroyed the bone staff, its breath had been greatly weakened. It had obviously exhausted a huge amount of power. Then, when it condensed into the body of the Dark Elemental King, it appeared a little thin.
Chen Rui showed a stunned expression. He did not expect that Hegel would risk his life to help him to block the final fatal blow. He only heard the indifferent voice of the Dark Elemental King, “The dark elementals not only hold grudges.”
Chen Rui was taken aback. This was what I said casually when I was betting with Glorios. Hegel actually took it to heart. Isn’t this holding grudges?
Facing the Dark Elemental King who had saved his life but still had a tough attitude, Chen Rui didn’t say much. He just nodded, “I understand.”
Hegel’s gaze turned to Chen Rui’s God-Eating Mask, then he looked at the big shield and long sword. His red pupils suddenly flashed with brilliance, “You are a person full of secrets. Perhaps we will never be friends, but I don’t want to be your enemy. It’s not because you have the power to make the dark elementals fear. In fact, you don’t have this power, at least not yet. As for the real reason… if you live to that day, you will naturally understand. In return for saving the dark elementals, I will not reveal your secrets to anyone.”
“Thank you.” Chen Rui understood that Elemental King had countless years of inherited memory, so his knowledge and experience were extremely rich. He would not be able to hide the “branded goods” like the 7 artifacts from Hegel. It was naturally better to be able to get this promise of keeping the secret.
“Hmph! I’m just repaying your favor! If you don’t help me find the origin fragment, I still won’t save your friend!” Hegel uttered a sentence, ignored Chen Rui, and walked toward the dark elementals.
Chen Rui smiled slightly and followed suit.
After this battle, the Dark Iron Mystic Ghosts, who lost their control core, returned to silent statues. Only about half of them remained. There were many elementals and nagas casualties. There was only 1 water elemental on Chen Rui’s side. The sandmen had been completely annihilated in Lich King’s kingdom due to the weak combat power. Fortunately, Chen Rui had the Earth Elemental King’s gift, sandstone essence, so the sandmen could be resurrected when necessary.
The resentful souls were the most joyful. The annihilation of Glorios made them cheer. Due to the power of the Land of Hatred, the resentful souls still couldn’t really be free, but without the Lich King, the terrifying ruler who took pleasure in torturing everyone, the resentful souls already felt extremely lucky.
Chen Rui planted the Yuan Recovery Tree to help his companions and the dark elementals to heal the injuries. The function of the Yuan Recovery Tree was amazing. Even the resentful souls could quickly recover their soul power.
After comforting the resentful souls, Chen Rui and his companions walked to the final destination, the Tower of Destruction.
The entrance of the Tower of Destruction was a completely closed door with strange inscriptions. When Chen Rui took out the treasure map, the treasure map shone an unprecedentedly bright golden light. It split automatically and turned into little dots of golden symbols which then immersed in the inscriptions. The inscriptions changed rapidly, and a keyhole appeared in the center of the door.
Chen Rui’s mind moved. He put on the Purple Flame Heart ring. When he put his hand close to the keyhole, the Purple Flame Heart ring quickly changed. The protruded purple gem’s shape was exactly the shape of the keyhole. After inserting it, it was tightly closed, then the purple light flourished. The whole door disappeared and became a space entrance rippling with strange “ripples”.
“Let’s go,” Chen Rui said to everyone.
“My people and I will not go in.” Strena said, “The so-called treasure is meaningless to the naga tribe. You have the token of the Dark Dragon Emperor. Now you have defeated the Lich King, you should be able to successfully become the inheritor. By then, we only need to dispel the seal of the Red Pipit to solve the problem of life sacrifice that has plagued my tribe for tens of thousands of years. Moreover, the ancestors of the nagas just now asked us to stay and learn the secret skills of the naga tribe that are now incomplete, ‘[6 Scimitars Break]’. For us, this is the real treasure.”
Chen Rui did not force her as he saw that her attitude was very firm. He nodded, “Don’t worry, I will definitely help the nagas solve the trouble of sea sacrifice and Adeline’s shackles.”
Dodo, who had been pretending to be dead in the battle just now, appeared lively on Chen Rui’s shoulder. Obviously, the slime, which was tainted with the dragon’s collection habit, was quite sensitive to the word “treasure”- If I go in with master, I can pick up a shiny thing at least.
Hegel thought for a while and asked the rest of the dark elementals to stay. He came here for the dark origin fragment. The dark elementals suffered huge casualties during this journey. Now this Tower of Destruction should be the last level. He didn’t know what dangers were in it, so there was no need to let his people sacrifice for nothing.
And so, only 3 people entered the Tower of Destruction in the end… Uh, 1 human, 1 Elemental King, and 1 slime.
Chen Rui entered the gate of the Tower of Destruction under everyone’s gaze. After entering, the ripples gradually disappeared and returned to the original closed gate.
As soon as they entered the gate, 3 of them felt dizzy. Then, the entire field of vision became wider. The Tower of Destruction did not have the layers of stairs as imagined; it was simply an independent space.
The space was gray and hazy. 2 sources of light and heat appeared gradually. It was not the 2 moons of the Demon Realm, but a sun and a moon, facing each other far away.
Mountains, water, animals and plants began to appear slowly in the space. Then, people and cities appeared. They could clearly sense the strong breath of life. In the middle of the city stood a huge statue which seemed to be the image of a giant black dragon. This statue reminded Chen Rui of the Tower of Faith in the Super System. Yes, this is the building of faith. There are a large number of believers worshipping the statue every day.
The area under the sun was bright and hot, full of hustle and bustle whereas the area under the moonlight appeared cold and quiet.
Between the sun and the moon was a circular trajectory. it slowly moved to change positions as the day and night alternated in the space.
The space provided a living environment for the lives, and the faith power of life had become a powerful source of continuous supply to this space, forming an endless cycle. Chen Rui suddenly had a kind of realization- This is the real kingdom.
The sun and the moon cycled continuously. After some time, the light began to dim. The noisy city became deadly silent. The black statue in the center gradually decayed. The vitality in the entire kingdom gradually faded out, and the space became void again.
Chen Rui and others floated in the air like the outsiders of the entire space. They witnessed the rise and fall of this kingdom. Unlike Hegel and Dodo, Chen Rui’s mind had always been disturbed by a strange feeling as if this kingdom was the Super System that he owned.
At the moment when the kingdom turned void, the feeling in Chen Rui’s mind suddenly unraveled, forming an unprecedented insight. A certain path that he had been searching for indistinctly suddenly became much clearer.
This kind of realization also made his state of mind further touch the edge of a certain bottleneck, but he didn’t have much time to comprehend it because 2 rays of light had appeared in the void kingdom.
This was a pair of huge eyes, 1 with a golden pupil and the other with a silver pupil, looking at the 3 outsiders who had invaded the space.
TL: Is he going to advance to the next star level soon? What can he gain from the Dark Dragon Emperor?
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