In the early morning of the next day, the gentle morning light shone into the room through the window, and Chen Rui slowly opened his blurry eyes.
The first thing he saw when he opened his eyes was the warm body of the little phoenix. Normal birds would sleep standing up with their heads in their wings, but Ms. Duoduo was lying down and sleeping with her face sticking to her dad’s face which was very cute.
Chen Rui gently touched Duoduo’s feathers and sat up from the bed. This was a room with a peculiar style. It felt more like a small garden than a guest room.
The room seemed natural and random, but every corner, every flower, and every piece of ornaments was ingeniously and carefully arranged. The whole room was a large and seemingly clumsy work of art. Only the elf tribe could have this kind of elegance and care. Elf was a natural artist. Sometimes their requirements for perfection were almost harsh. In their relatively long life, enjoying life and feeling the nature became their main keywords. Just as the elf couldn’t understand the human’s busyness, humans also couldn’t understand that elves ‘wasting’ a lot of time on some unbelievable things such as spending a month sculpting the pattern of a window and listening to the gurgling water by the creek all day long…
Chen Rui opened the window and felt a refreshing natural breath blew into his face. He felt very comfortable. The cities he had seen were high-rise buildings, carved beams and painted buildings and even steel jungles. Occasionally, some greens were artificially planted, but it was the first time he saw this kind of city with nature as the main theme.
Under the light blue sky, there were beautiful houses. Many of them were tree houses with peculiar shapes which were integrated with the green mountains and green waters. From time to time, there were crisp bird chirpings and melodious music in the breeze. One could see a waterfall that flowed straight down from a far distance; the faint mist lingering between the cities made people feel like they have come to a fairyland on earth. This was the Silver Moon Celestial Capital of the elf tribe.
While Chen Rui was amazed, the little phoenix had already woken up.
The first thing Duoduo did after waking up every morning was to find dad. When she saw Chen Rui at the window, she immediately fluttered her wings, flew forward and landed on his shoulder.
“Dad! Breakfast! Breakfast!”
Just as Chen Rui was about to take out a fire crystal, he suddenly thought of something and said in surprise, “Duoduo, you can fly now?”
Just now, the little phoenix flew up by flapping its wings directly, and it appeared very stable and much stronger than the unstable flight previously. The pair of little wings seemed to be longer.
“Wow, dad, Duoduo can fly!” The little phoenix flapped its wings and circled him again, before returning to his shoulder affectionately next to his face.
At this moment, Chen Rui felt an unprecedented sense of satisfaction like a parent witnessing his child growing up little by little and learning the skill step by step. This feeling was an incredible and wonderful experience for him who had never been a father in the past and this life. The little phoenix had subconsciously occupied a very important position in Chen Rui’s heart as if she was really his daughter.
He suddenly had an urge to bring Duoduo back to the Demon Realm to form a perfect family with Athena and the others. I believe they will also like this lovely daughter.
The problem is that the [Star Gate] cannot take living beings away. Precisely, the [Star Gate] skill can carry a limited level of life. If the little phoenix is still in the egg, then the level of life in this form can directly go through the [Star Gate], but unfortunately, it is impossible to return to the egg now (Ms. Duoduo gnawed away the egg shell without any remnant).
I heard Samuel said that there are masters in the elf tribe who can send people directly to the Demon Realm, but this method is very dangerous. There is a considerable chance that they will fall into a different space or space turbulence and never return. This was originally Chen Rui’s final choice if he could not accumulate sufficient faith crystals. Now it is only a matter of time before the conversion of 1 million faith crystals is completed, so there is no need to take this risk. Naturally, I don’t want the little phoenix to take risks. What’s more, the little phoenix doesn’t have the ability of the [Star Gate], even if she can safely reach the Demon Realm, I’m not sure where she will be teleported to.
Just when Chen Rui had a headache, Duoduo’s twittering voice sounded again, “Duoduo don’t want to fly like that, Duoduo still likes to fly like this!”
Seeing Ms. Duoduo was ‘launched’ like a spring, her unscrupulous adoptive father sweated profusely. Finally, he had the frustration of giving birth to a mischievous child.
“Duoduo, um, uh… that training can end now. We are going to fly for real now. You see dad is also flying. Come fly with dad, okay?” Chen Rui controlled the power gradually to float in the air.
“No, dad’s wings haven’t moved!”
Chen Rui was dumbfounded. After hesitating for a moment, he finally waved his arms and started the teaching work of flying with ‘wings’. Under her dad’s personal demonstration, Duoduo began to flap her wings and flew beside him. She shouted excitedly; even forgetting to eat breakfast.
The space in the room was not very large. Fortunately, Chen Rui’s power control was subtle and they didn’t hit anything. At this moment, the door suddenly opened, “Richard! I’m coming to see you and the bird!”
The next second.
Michelle and Blanche stared dumbfoundedly at Chen Rui who maintained a certain ‘graceful’ posture in the air.
Chen Rui, “…”
Duoduo, “Dad, fly fast, your wings aren’t moving!”
Michelle jumped up excitedly, “Richard, I want to fly with you and your bird too!”
Chen Rui, “…”
Duoduo, “Dad! Why did you fall on the ground!”
After a dozen seconds.
Chen Rui took Ms. Duoduo, Michelle and Blanche out of the room. Even if he had thick skin, he was extremely embarrassed just now. It was the fault of the elf tribe’s room that had excellent sound insulation enchantment, plus the father and daughter were very engaged in flying, so he didn’t have time to react.
“Richard, if I treat you to a green leaf cake, will you let me touch Duoduo?” Michelle looked at the little phoenix on Chen Rui’s head.
Blanche reminded her, “Didn’t Her Majesty Empress have an order? After the envoy finishes breakfast, we should take him to the palace immediately. Don’t let Her Majesty wait too long.”
“I know, I just want to touch his…” Blanche covered her mouth before Michelle finished speaking.
Chen Rui smiled slightly and did not go on with Michelle. He walked straight to the restaurant on the second floor.
There were also some guests in the restaurant on the second floor. To Chen Rui’s surprise, they were actually human.
There were more than 10 of these humans, many of whom were handsome and beautiful. Chen Rui saw 1 of the young girls at first glance. The appearance and temperament of this girl were exceptional. Even if it was not Chen Rui and some other person, one would still notice her at first sight even if there were hundreds of people around. Some people could be seen at a glance even in the vast crowd; she was this type of girl.
In terms of appearance, the girl had reached the level of Catherine and Zola, even Shea or Isabella was inferior to her. The nearly perfect facial features and figure, purple-blue shawl hair, and mirror-like eyes. Her whole body exuded a peaceful and elegant temperament. If one really wanted to pick a flaw, her gaze was a little resolute and lacked tenderness.
There was a faint familiar feeling in Chen Rui’s heart. It should be in Arthur’s original memory fragments, but he was not throbbing like the time he saw the sea-blue eyes at the Dragon Bright Empire. Instead, it was another special indescribable feeling.
Although the girl had a peerless appearance, Chen Rui was more of an appreciation. It was like women like to see handsome guys. Meanwhile, it was normal for men to enjoy looking at beautiful women. As for other ideas, he really didn’t have any.
Just like Master Paglio who looked east and west along the way, and he would look back when he saw beautiful women. Nevertheless, he still obediently returned home to buy supper to honor Ms. Emerald Dragon in the end.
Scientific research showed that the greater the number of crystal harem, the greater the risk of the male protagonist being mutilated by a hatchet. Even the teeth and tongue would inevitably bump with each other. Happy stories like the harem harmonious family, all women brainwashed and obsessed with the male protagonist only appeared in myths.
——These people must be those who were mentioned by the city gate guard leader Nana last night. They are the Starlight College students who come to the Jade Forest Sea to participate in some kind of training. There should be noble families of the Blue Glory Empire among them. The Blue Glory Empire and the elf tribe have covenants, so these humans will receive the special courtesy of the elf tribe.
When those people saw Chen Rui, they also showed a surprised expression. They didn’t expect that another human was staying in this Green House which was equivalent to the elf tribe royal hotel.
“Hey, boy, mind your eyes. Otherwise, I don’t mind digging them out for you.” A discordant voice sounded.
The speaker was a thin man with luxurious clothes. At first glance, he was the kind of silly person who liked to show off himself in the limelight. Chen Rui didn’t bother to care about such a small character. He didn’t even look at that guy and went straight to an empty table.
The man originally tried to use this and his noble status to please the girl, but he did not expect that this guy with a bird on his head actually ignored him completely. He felt embarrassed in front of the public especially in front of the pretty girl. He jumped up stylishly and appeared at Chen Rui’s table, “Asshole, did you hear what I said?! Do you know who I am?”
“I know, you are a celebrity!” Chen Rui said with a serious expression. This ‘who I am’ was stunned for a moment. “You will appear in every online novel, but unfortunately all are the victims of the male protagonist who will step on your face relentlessly, so go back to your table obediently. This might make some beauties have a different view of you.”
The man didn’t understand Chen Rui’s meaning much, but he also heard the sarcasm. He couldn’t help being furious and was about to break out when a voice sounded from the door, “Richard, wait for me!”
An elf girl held a plate of green pastries and hopped to Chen Rui.
The silly man was surprised as he recognized that this girl was the little princess Michelle of the elf tribe. Michelle pleasingly said, “This is the green leaf cake I made by myself. Try it.”
Chen Rui picked up a piece and put it in his mouth. The green leaf cake had a soft texture and a refreshing taste. It melted in his mouth. He couldn’t help but praise, “Not bad.”
“Richard, since I treat you so well, let me touch it.”
Everyone was almost petrified. The dignified little elf princess actually…
Chen Rui called Duoduo, and the little phoenix flew to his palm. She looked at the green leaf cake with an expression of disdain before returning to the top of his head to continue enjoying the aura fruit. Chen Rui shrugged at Michelle and put the green leaf cake into his mouth.
Michelle showed a disappointed expression and suddenly rolled her eyes, “Mom is waiting for you now in the palace. After the meeting is over, I will take you to Teacher Finoia, okay?”
Everyone couldn’t help but be even more surprised when they heard that the elf empress was going to summon this ordinary-looking man, and that this man seemed to be related to the legendary mechanic Grand Master Finoia who would not meet foreign guests. The girl’s slender brow raised slightly when she noticed that Michelle used the word ‘meet’. She walked over and glanced at the silly man. The man didn’t dare to look at her directly, and he lowered his head.
“I’m Landbis, an assistant teacher at Starlight College. My student Melodan was rude just now. I apologize to sir on his behalf. Please forgive him.”
TL: Hmmm, Did ‘Arthur’ recognize this girl?
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