Judging from Modesty’s narrative and the intel obtained by the Water Elemental King, the scope of the abnormality no doubt radiated from the Black Sea, and the scope was quite wide, covering almost all the sea area in the vicinity.
Many lurking sea beasts in the Black Sea had surfaced. Not only that, the output of phantom coral had suddenly doubled under the influence of this abnormal force, but the effect seemed to have dropped a lot. If this continued, even if no other changes occur, it would cause the creatures in this large sea area to gradually become extinct.
So, on the other hand, as long as the source of the abnormal force was eliminated, the original creatures’ dependence on the phantom coral due to the abnormality would disappear, and there would no longer be the risk of extinction and fertility problems.
Of course, natural laws were always generated according to the environment. A new demand chain and food chain were likely to be formed by then.
Carrying the hope of Queen Modesty, the Devil’s Snare Ship passed through the Thunder Snake Archipelago and entered the Black Sea.
The journey was smooth sailing without any hindrance, but in the early morning of the next day, something finally happened.
The sea was rolling ahead, and a large group of black demonic beasts was massacring. One side was the demonic sharks that Chen Rui had encountered before, and the other was the unknown sea beast with an enormous body. Although the strength of demonic sharks was weaker than that of the sea beasts, the number of them was extremely large. The death of their companions made their attacks even more frenzied. Those sea beasts were gradually exhausted; they were swarmed and gnawed into white bones. The surrounding sea was dyed red. The scene was extremely gruesome.
Seeing all this, the little mermaid princess showed an uncomfortable expression. Even though she had participated in the war more than once, she couldn’t help but turn her face away at this moment.
After the demonic sharks finished off the sea beasts, they immediately turned their target to the newly discovered Devil’s Snare Ship and swarmed toward it.
Chen Rui looked at the old father-in-law who slept leisurely on a recliner while drinking wine; he had no intention of doing anything. Just as Chen Rui was about to fly forward, Lambost, who had been sitting and chatting with Moore, stood up.
“Sir Captain, let me go this time. Take it as the reimbursement for this free trip.” Lambost smiled slightly. His neutral and soft face was quite charming, especially to aunties. The surrounding space rippled like water as the Water Elemental King appeared in the group of demonic sharks in the distance.
The demonic sharks didn’t seem to sense the pressure from Lambost, and they still rushed to the Elemental King fiercely. Lambost drew a circle with his fingers, and the surging sea began to condense quickly not into ice but a jelly-like state. This change made the movements of all demonic sharks come to a halt like they were wrapped by that ‘jelly’. Then, when Lambost bent his index finger and flicked, all the solidified ‘jelly’ was disintegrated. Not crushed, but disintegrated. The whole process was as soft as a drop of water.
After the sea water had disintegrated, it was still sea water while the demonic sharks… had dissipated into particles and melted without a trace in the sea water, not even blood was left behind. Lambost’s move seemed to be mild and unfancy, but the effect was really horrifying. No matter which Elemental Kings, the origin strength they possessed was staggeringly powerful.
The strength of the water was very soft yet very powerful.
Chen Rui couldn’t help but think of a sentence in ‘Tao Te Ching’ – “The softest thing in the world dashes against and overcomes the hardest.” It seemed that he had a sense of realization and a deeper understanding of the meaning of water swordsmanship.
At this moment, Auglas, who was relaxing on the recliner and enjoying the superb aromatic millet wine, had an abrupt action and sat up.
Lambost, who easily decimated the demonic sharks, suddenly had a different expression in his eyes. The calm water surface suddenly burst open, and a huge tentacle emerged. The tentacle was dark red and nearly 10 meters in diameter. The tentacle outside of the water was about 30 meters. The tentacles were covered with scary suckers and barbs, exuding a dreadful vibe.
Lambost seemed to be caught off guard as he was directly hit by the tentacle. His whole body suddenly shattered into countless drops of water which shocked Chen Rui.
However, Lambost’s figure appeared above the tentacle in the next second. The surrounding temperature suddenly dropped, and the water surface solidified into ice. The tentacle froze at a speed visible to the naked eye like an icicle suddenly appeared in the sea.
With a wave of water ripples, Lambost had returned to the Devil’s Snare Ship.
“Sir Auglas, this is a blood-marked demonic octopus that is about to enter the Demi-God level. I can’t suppress it, so may I trouble sir to make a move?”
“With your strength, you can hold on for at least another half an hour, and even injure that guy a bit.” Auglas glanced over the Crown of Wave on Lambost’s head and took a sip of wine, “This kind of slack off… can it be regarded as the cunning of the water elementals?”
At this time, the icicles had begun to crack. Lambost had an ice wine cup in his hand as he raised a toast to the Dark Dragon Emperor unhurriedly, “I should understand it as sir’s wise praise of the water elementals.”
“This blood-marked demonic octopus… I know him.”
It was Chen Rui who spoke. This blood-marked demonic octopus was the Octopus King known as the ‘Black Sea God’. Now the [Analytical Eyes] could show detailed strength registration. Comprehensive Strength Assessment: SS+.
As Lambost said, he was already at a peak stage of the kingdom-level, and it was almost close to the real Demi-God realm.
“His name is Red Pipit, and he signed an equality contract with me.” Chen Rui who had fully activated his perception and communication frowned, “For some reasons, his consciousness is full of struggle now as if he is contending with violence, massacre and other emotions. I cannot communicate with him temporarily.”
“It’s very simple. Just hit him until he’s sober.” Naturally only the old father-in-law could say such arrogant words. Seeing the old sir raise the empty wine bottle to him, Student Son-in-law immediately handed him a bottle sensibly.
“Your Highness Lambost, would you like a drink?”
The Water Elemental King shook his head, “This kind of plant-fermented liquid can’t interest the water elementals even if it contains a little diluted Fountain of Vitality.”
This sentence made Chen Rui and Earth Elemental King smile at each other because Moore also said something similar in the past. There was some flashing blue liquid in the ice cup of Lambost, “For the water elementals, the blue star heavy water is the real fine wine.”
Blue star heavy water? Chen Rui’s mind moved. This is the most important material to produce the assemble puppet that is missing.
Helen did not listen to the conversation clearly. Instead, she stared in horror at the huge tentacle that had shattered the ice wall. Suddenly, she saw a figure in front of the tentacle who was still holding a bottle of wine.
In an instant, the tentacles were gone, and the figure was gone.
Just when the little mermaid thought it was an illusion, the nearby sea water suddenly boiled, and the giant wave was tens of meters high. Lambost sighed, “It seems that the Royal Highness Dark Dragon Emperor still doesn’t want the wisdom of the water elemental to succeed.”
With that said, the Crown of Wave of the Water Elemental King emitted a faint brilliance, and the Devil’s Snare Ship was wrapped in a huge crystal ball, suspended in the air. No matter how powerful the wave below was, it stayed still.
The turbulent waves became stronger and stronger, and the heaven and earth seemed to be turned upside down. The sky was not flowing with clouds, but turbulent sea water. Various strange shapes were constantly changing in the terrifying force field.
Suddenly, a light was flourishing in front, then a huge body was faintly seen flying out of the wave into the air. Judging from the unbalanced state of the swaying tentacles, it seemed to be thrown up. Then, countless water pillars rose up and caught up with the huge body in the air like giant snakes exuding black gas.
“Boom boom boom…“
The entire sky was shaking. The white protective crystal ball disappeared, and the suspended ‘ship of the sky’ returned to the sea.
Soon, everything returned to calm, but the huge figure that flew to the sky seemed to have disappeared; it hadn’t fallen.
Chen Rui and the 2 Elemental Kings looked up at the same time, only to see a figure falling from mid-air onto the deck.
This was a burly man, uh, to be more precise, he was fat. He was wearing dark red clothing and had a blue nose. His face was bruised. At first glance, Chen Rui thought that Zhu Bajie had also crossed over.
Race: Blood-marked Demonic Octopus. Comprehensive Strength Assessment: SS+.
Physique: SS+, Strength: SS+, Spirit: SS-, Speed: SS-.
[Analysis]: Water attribute, [Regeneration].
Degree of danger: Extremely dangerous!
It turns out to be Octopus King!
“Sir Red Pipit?” Chen Rui asked tentatively from the [Analytical Eyes].
This voice made Octopus King barely open his bruised eyes, and he was surprised when he saw Chen Rui clearly, “It’s you!”
Chen Rui nodded. It seems that he is really beaten sober this time. Auglas had somehow returned to the recliner and continued to drink wine as if the ‘special effects movie scene’ just now had nothing to do with him.
Chen Rui didn’t use the [Analytical Eyes] anymore and said directly, “You seem to have lost your mind just now and were attacking us, so, my… uh, wife’s father helped you sober up.”
Octopus King was secretly horrified. No doubt this guy is not simple. There is actually such a powerhouse backing him.
That title made the old father-in-law feel comfortable, and he said to Red Pipit, “Little octopus, do you want more ‘help’?”
Octopus King shook his head quickly with fear in his eyes. In fact, he was already awake during the battle. He tried his best to defeat this sudden enemy, but he didn’t even touch the opponent. Obviously, the strength of the 2 was not at the same level at all. It would be a breeze if the ‘father of his wife’ wanted to kill him. The reason he survived was perhaps because of the person in front of him… whom he used to regard as an ant.
“Um, Sir Aguile, didn’t you go to the Hidden Misty Sea? Why did you come back here?” Octopus King’s tone was very polite which was completely different from the impossibility when they first met. He had no choice as Chen Rui’s father-in-law was very powerful.
“The last exploration failed, so I came again… By the way, I know that the sea area in this area has some abnormalities. As a result, the demonic beasts with low intelligence are killing each other, but why even Sir Red Pipit also… What happened?”
Red Pipit stood up with a painful look, then he looked at Auglas with deterrence before saying, “It should be related to the Dark Dragon Emperor. The contract power that binds my soul has some changes, causing me to fall into a crazy massacre from time to time. Even the believers whom I nurtured with great efforts died in my own hands.”
Having said this, Red Pipit couldn’t help gritting his teeth. Auglas frowned, “Since when?”
“I just faintly sensed a slight abnormality previously. About 2 months ago, this abnormality became more and more serious. My actions began to be out of control. The power of the contract in my mind continuously triggered my killing intent. If it wasn’t because of the restraints, I would have ran away a long time ago.” Red Pipit bowed to Auglas, “Sir, please help me get out of this trouble, considering that Sir Aguile and I are old acquaintances and we have a contract too. I will surely repay you greatly.”
The Octopus King was not foolish. ‘Aguile’ failed last time, so he found a backer this time. He must be determined to win. Whether I can get rid of this massacre consciousness and even regain my freedom, it is completely in his hands.
Chen Rui knew in his mind that the abnormality was not so simple. At first, Rodriguez used the strength of the light origin fragment which mistakenly buffed his [Body of Light Blessing] into [Body of Light Glory]. Later, he was suppressed tightly by Shura, so he occupied Dodo’s body as the last resolution. As a result, Dodo’s strength was too weak that he was beaten up badly. The holy dragon activated the mental cage and wanted to imprison Chen Rui for 10,000 years while he went into a deep sleep to restore his strength.
Rodriguez must have never thought that Chen Rui actually left the cage and went to the human world. However, Chen Rui did not expect that in just a few months, Rodriguez, who should have been sleeping, seemed to have undergone some unexpected changes, and his strength had become greater. Not only that, the resurrected kingdom also began to radiate an abnormal force to affect the surrounding sea area; he should be using massacre to speed up the recovery.
“Wait for my good news in the Black Sea, Sir Red Pipit.” Chen Rui dropped the Octopus King with a thread of hope before he sailed the Devil’s Snare Ship away from the sea area.
The Hidden Misty Sea, the Hidden Misty Island.
A shivering blue-haired girl was curled up on a corner of the beach rock.
The girl’s face was fresh and beautiful, and the snake body on her lower body was exactly the characteristic of the naga tribe. The girl’s facial expression was pale at the moment, full of pain and fear, “It’s here again, that kind of terrifying feeling…”
“Aguile, Aguile…” The girl tremblingly called the name, and her eyes cleared a lot. She seemed to have found the courage to continue holding on.
After a long time, the young girl finally recovered, panting against the stone exhaustedly. She chewed and swallowed a handful of herbs in her hand, and her pale face looked a little better.
There seemed to be some kind of calling sound in the wind.
The girl was startled, thinking that she had misheard. She pinch her arm fiercely, and the pain and increasingly clearer voice told her that this was not an illusion.
The girl’s pupils suddenly lit up with a strong brilliance, and the usual gloom in her eyes was swept away. She somehow gathered the strength and got up.
The snake body gradually turned into 2 legs. After walking a few steps, she hesitated again, and it finally turned back into a snake body. She walked quickly toward the source of the sound as she shouted with the loudest sound in her life, “I’m here!”
TL: Does Adeline know what is going on?
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