Auglas looked at his prospective son-in-law who was staring at him, and he sighed, “Olypheus’ mother passed away early. She is actually a little girl who doesn’t understand anything. She has a simple personality and could hardly adapt to the world. If she didn’t fortunately run into you, it’s likely… I can’t see her anymore.”
This sentence made Chen Rui’s face blush. To be honest, Olypheus was basically tricked by him into being a bodyguard. That kind of low price would make ‘humans’ bristle with anger, let alone ‘dragons’.
“Isabella is a very smart woman. I have learned more than once. I can guess that she will definitely propose for you to marry Olypheus to settle me. This is a strategy that best suits the current situation and interests. But you don’t seem to follow her plan… I can take this as you are a guy who does not act according to common sense, or as you say, you are a fool.” Auglas suddenly showed a rare expression of appreciation, “You are also a real man. I admire you very much. Well, consider Olypheus your fiancée, I believe in your sense of responsibility. As for the future… I don’t care about it. You all can decide on your own!”
Chen Rui was a little surprised. Sir Dark Dragon Emperor used this attitude to speak to him for the first time. As for the fiancée…
Auglas took a few steps forward, looking far into the sky with far-reaching eyes, “The road to strength is like walking on thin ice, there is danger everywhere. Even if it is Demi-God, there is still the danger of annihilation at any time. Condensing Godhood is like gambling on life for a Demi-God. If you win, you can touch the threshold of becoming a god. Once you fail, your strength will be greatly damaged, and the worst will be annihilated. I encountered a powerful enemy many years ago, and my soul has not been healed yet. This situation is very dangerous for breaking through the bottleneck, but Olypheus’s situation is actually very unstable. Isabella’s soothing cannot really cure it, and there is not much time left for me, so I want to take the risk.”
Chen Rui was secretly surprised. It turns out that Auglas still has such a hidden danger. He said hurriedly, “Sir, actually…”
“I know what you want to persuade me.” Auglas interrupted him, “But you don’t understand the feelings of a father. Olypheus is my only bloodline. If I can’t even keep her, what use is it for me to become a god?”
Chen Rui was shocked and finally moved. For the first time, he had a real respect for Auglas.
“In case I’m annihilated by this, do your best to take care of Olypheus for the rest of your life. Will you promise me?” Auglas had completely put down his tough Demi-God demeanor and pleaded as a father.
The immature figure yelling ‘daddy’ appeared in Chen Rui’s mind. His eyes were a little flushed as he blurted out, “Okay!”
Auglas nodded in relief, patted his shoulder, and turned around, but there was a triumphant smile on his face: Hmph! No doubt is a fool. I just did a little bit of tricks, and he fell into it so easily.
Chen Rui agreed on an impulse, then he felt something wrong in his mind. Before thinking about it, Auglas had already handed over a space ring, “This is for you, the [6 Elements Territory Kingdom] that Zola wants to train is the most powerful kingdom. Every time she successfully comprehends the power of an element, the power increases exponentially, and so does the danger. I know that you are collecting the element source power, but only the Elemental Kings own the element source power. It is extremely difficult for ordinary people to obtain 1; not to mention collecting all 6 elements. This ring contains the element of the kingdom-level Dragon Power Essence which can consolidate her kingdom power and further reduce the risk of training on the basis of having the element source power.”
If it was an ordinary treasure, it was still fine, but this was related to Zola’s training and even life safety, so Chen Rui quickly accepted it. Auglas was even more smug- I just need to use gentle means to deal with this kind of guy. As the saying goes, you will always lose if you are greedy.
Chen Rui remembered that the Dragon Power Essence was also required for the giant crystal beast in the ancient alchemy civilization stronghold, so he asked, “Sir, I still need some Dragon Power Essences, I wonder if…”
“Is it to experiment with the undead giant dragon? That’s blasphemy to the body of a giant dragon!” Auglas frowned, “For the sake of Olypheus, I won’t pursue the undead giant dragon previously, but I don’t allow a second one! Understand?”
Chen Rui shook his head, “I assure sir that it is definitely not used for the undead experiment… This involves a secret of mine. In fact, I’m the inheritor of the ancient alchemy civilization and I need the Dragon Power Essence to repair the stronghold remains. If the sir is willing to provide it to me, I can exchange equivalent rare treasures such as devil fruit, Fountain of Vitality… or even black potions.”
These exchange treasures surprised Auglas, “It turns out that you are actually the inheritor of the ancient alchemy civilization. No wonder you have such strength and talent. If you promise that it is not used for the undead experiment, an equivalent exchange is still possible, but it’s just that I don’t have any more Dragon Power Essences. I need to go back to Dragon Island to discuss with a few elders.”
“Okay.” Chen Rui’s eyes lit up. I didn’t expect that the most difficult problem of the ancient alchemy civilization is solved. The alchemy stronghold, the ‘City of Stars’ should be completely repaired already. As long as I go to the Dead Sea to get the blue star heavy water and phantom coral, giant crystal beasts and assemble puppets can be produced. These are powerful combat power.
“You and Olypheus… perform an engagement ceremony.” Auglas rolled his eyes, and he finally returned to the subject, “I can also let go of my concerns and return to Dragon Island to reach the realm closest to God with all my strength.”
By now, the other party had made a considerable concession, so Chen Rui could no longer refuse, “Sir Auglas, just do as you want, but I have a request, can you accompany me to the Dead Sea?”
“The Dead Sea?”
Chen Rui briefly talked about the Dead Sea. When he mentioned the Land of Hatred, Auglas’ eyes were shining, “Dark Dragon Emperor? Rodriguez?”
Chen Rui saw the reaction of Auglas, “Sir knows Rodriguez?”
Auglas showed an expression of hatred, “The strong enemy I encountered back then was Rodriguez! Rodriguez was the strongest holy dragon in the human world. He came to the Demon Realm for some reason, killed several black dragons and took them away. At that time, the Dragon Emperor was my father, Crusier. I was just the first inheritor of the Dragon Emperor. When I was investigating this incident, I met Rodriguez. His strength was far greater than mine. My soul was severely injured by him. Fortunately, my father arrived in time and fought Rodriguez for 3 days and 3 nights. Finally, he used [Dragon God Eyes] to destroy his body and kingdom, but his soul escaped. My father also suffered serious injuries, but when my father and I returned to Dragon Island, we encountered another huge change!”
Although Crusier killed Rodriguez, he was seriously injured and he planned to pass the throne to Auglas. However, the second inheritor, Auglas’ younger brother, Ukleus, had a grudge against it and actually killed his father and put the blame on Auglas. After being persecuted and hunted down, Auglas desperately protected his pregnant wife, Liana, to escape, then he was imprisoned by Ukleus. Auglas did his best to use the [Dragon God Eyes] handed down by his father to escape and hide in a secret place. He finally returned to Dragon Island to regain the throne after defeating Ukleus with his great power. Unfortunately, he could never find his lost wife, Liana, and his child.
Chen Rui suddenly realized that Rodriguez once mentioned that he came to the Demon Realm after being severely injured by Raphael. He encountered a powerful enemy and his body and kingdom were destroyed. It turns out that it was actually the father of Auglas!
The father, son and brothers killed each other for the throne, this is actually a very old plot, but this kind of matter has been common since ancient times, even for dragons.
Ukleus? This name sounds familiar. Chen Rui was startled, but his attention was quickly drawn to another question, “Sir Auglas, the Rodriguez matter should have been tens of thousands of years… Uh, even longer. Then I want to ask… how old is Olypheus?”
“Hmph! Don’t you know that the period from dragons’ pregnancy to hatching can range from a few years to thousands of years?” Auglas gave him a stern glance, “Olypheus is the age of a little girl now; much younger than Zola!”
Chen Rui was dumbfounded for a while. He cleverly did not ask any further questions on this issue, “So, Sir Auglas, when shall we leave for the Dead Sea?”
“Rodriguez is my enemy. I will definitely not let him go. Moreover, he has lost his kingdom and body now. Even if he recovers a part of his strength, he is not my opponent.” Auglas glanced at Chen Rui as he sneered, “Don’t change the topic! Let’s talk about getting engaged to Olypheus first!”
This old man is not easy to deal with. Chen Rui smiled bitterly. Now, he had no more choices. Moreover, once Olypheus’ matter was done, Isabella could use the Snow Dallet Flower to treat the curse with peace of mind.
Engaging with Olypheus was actually very simple. It was just to give Olypheus a ring in front of everyone. For Ms. Black Dragon, free items were naturally most welcome, so she was on cloud nine.
When Olypheus asked seriously, “Can engagement be eaten?” Chen Rui suddenly felt a sense of crime to deceive a naive girl.
However, when Sir Dark Dragon Emperor solemnly told his daughter “You can”, Chen Rui suddenly felt that he was being deceived.
What made Chen Rui feel stressed was the look in the eyes of Athena, Zola, and Kia. It seemed that… he didn’t hold any engagement ceremony with them; it seemed that… women like to compare the most.
In contrast, Isabella seemed more empathetic as she had been helping him. However, after the ceremony was over and they had a short time alone, Madam Aunt immediately showed her true colors to him.
“After returning from this Dead Sea trip, I must be the first woman you touch. Otherwise I will marry Auglas and ask you to call me ‘mother’ like Olypheus!”
Too poisonous! She really is Devil’s Snare! Chen Rui burst into tears immediately.
TL: As I expected🤣… Why did Chen Rui want Auglas to accompany him to the Dead Sea? There is no danger there at all right?
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