This had always been a mystery in Chen Rui’s mind. Back then, Paglio teamed up with Zola to fight against Ranieri and Jacob, then he betrayed and sneak attacked Zola. He was eventually imprisoned by Dragon Emperor Auglas for 2,000 years. The root cause was this box.
Chen Rui got this silver box from Paglio’s treasure. He only opened it twice. To be precise, it was not really open. As a result, Shura was born from it.
The silver box was now hidden in the water of the Fountain of Resurrection in the laboratory in the Rainbow Valley. What Chen Rui could not imagine was that even the top powerhouses such as Sariel and Satan, who were infinitely close to God, were also coveting this silver box! Moreover, there was more than 1 silver box!
“You… have actually heard of this silver box before?” Although Chen Rui’s mood swings were only fleeting, Sariel still keenly noticed it. The surrounding breath suddenly solidified.
Chen Rui knew it was not good, and he suddenly had an inspiration. He answered almost without thinking, “Sir, when I came to the Demon Realm, I heard a Demi-God powerhouse mention a mysterious silver box by chance. However, the silver box I’ve heard of is 1/7 of ‘something’. I don’t know if it is the same thing as sir said?”
This ‘1/7’ is not made up by Chen Rui, but Zola said at the beginning that the silver box was 1/7 of ‘something’. If the 7 pieces could be perfectly combined, even god would be deterred. He just didn’t understand why the 2 statements were different.
“That should be another silver box. If you have news about this, you should report it to me immediately.” Since Chen Rui answered quite quickly, Sariel really let go of his doubts and replied, “As for ‘1/7’, it can be understood in another perspective. In fact, this thing and something on the top of the Holy Light Mountain are also… It is meaningless to say it now. As long as you complete my task, I will try my best to help you return to the human world and get back the position of the pope. You will naturally understand many secrets by then. If we can continue to cooperate, it will be a win-win situation with huge benefits. However, you are not yet qualified to know now.”
The Light Divinity Temple on the top of the Holy Light Mountain is actually related to the silver box! Although there is no final answer, I have learned enough secrets today. Chen Rui took a deep breath and recovered his calm, “Sir, one more thing, is there a way to conceal my [Body of Light Glory]? Since I have worked for sir, naturally I don’t want to be exposed by others. Besides, this is the Demon Realm, I don’t want to cause unnecessary trouble.”
“Actually, your disguise technique is smart enough. If it is another Pseudo-God-level powerhouse, he can’t feel that uncomfortable light element breath if he doesn’t have the experience of fighting against the guys in the human world for countless years. More importantly, your worries are now unnecessary.”
Sariel’s voice was full of pride, “The Evil Moon Sigil contains the power of the Evil Pupil. As long as you can realize the mystery, you can perfectly conceal the [Body of Light Glory] or other breath. Unless you are willing to show it, even Michael can’t see through it. Of course, except for me. Not only that, the power of the Evil Pupil can also speed up the process of canceling the Shackles of True Flame. I can see that it’s just a matter of time before you break free from the shackles. But, I want to warn you one thing first, the Evil Moon Sigil has been integrated with your soul. You can integrate with it and borrow it, but do not try to dispel the sigil or betray me. Otherwise, you will get the most tragic consequence in the world.”
“Understood.” Chen Rui exhaled, “I have a partner coming with me this time. Apart from that, many mechanics of the Mechanic Association outside seem to be infected by some kind of leaked strength…”
“Is your partner that kingdom-level little octopus? He showed his original form and wanted to attack the kingdom to get out, but he was subdued by me. I will send him and Tiffany out of here. As for the Mechanic Association, it was caused by the law power leakage during Tiffany’s baptism. It should be fine now.”
“Thank you sir, I will never tell anyone what happened today.” With that said, Chen Rui bowed again.
“You’re very smart. I always reward and punish justly. In addition to the power of the Evil Pupil, I have 2 more things to give you.” Sariel’s black pupil flashed, and something flew over. Chen Rui took it and saw that it was a hexagonal bronze badge with an eye pattern on it.
“This is the Evil Pupil badge that can summon my avatar. When you are looking for the thing Tiffany is looking for, you can activate the badge if you encounter Satan’s obstruction. I need to accumulate energy now, so I’m asleep most of the time, so don’t simply use the badge to bother me. Otherwise, you will summon the nightmare to destroy yourself.”
This was not the first time Chen Rui heard this tone, and he nodded ‘skillfully’.
“From your previous performance, you have an astonishing foundation and understanding of ancient runes. This memory crystal contains the essence of ancient runes. Ancient runes are one of the essential foundations of the Pseudo-God realm. It is necessary to enter that mysterious land as well as for your future path.”
The countless runes all around suddenly turned into a dot of crystal light and fell into Chen Rui’s hands. Chen Rui was joyous and bowed, “Thank you, sir.”
He knew very well that this was nothing more than a stick and carrot tactic. In addition to the silver box where the mystery was located, in the long run, his [Body of Light Glory] plus ‘the pope inheritor’ should also have a certain value for Sariel. Perhaps it might also involve the secret of the Pseudo-God stealing faiths…
Soon after, Chen Rui’s figure appeared outside the thick gate on the 4th floor.
There were 2 people lying underground, 1 was Octopus King Red Pipit and the other was Tiffany who was wearing a veil.
The Octopus King woke up first. When he saw Chen Rui, he was relieved and looked around, “This is… the door? Illusion?”
Chen Rui shook his head, “You have changed your job to illusion king now. When you showed your original form just now, it stirred the power of that world, so we came out.”
“Really? That damn place is too terrifying, I don’t want to go in anymore.” The Octopus King got up, looked at the door with lingering fear as he stretched out his body, “Oh, the headache is so painful, and the bones seem to be falling apart.”
Bones? Isn’t an octopus a mollusk? Chen Rui’s strange gaze made Octopus King panic inexplicably, and an “En” was heard. Tiffany finally woke up.
“Who are you guys?” Tiffany stood up slowly, staring at the 2 men coldly with an ice-like murderous intent in her eyes. No doubt, it was the cold and ruthless killer of the Mountain Seckred, not the curios and charming girl at the trade fair. Chen Rui had already guessed that just like her light and dark physique, there was also a dual personality in her body.
In the [Analytical Eyes], Tiffany’s strength had reached S+. It seems that the so-called ‘baptism’ has also improved her strength, but unfortunately, these are only for the sake of the ‘key’. Even in the eyes of her ‘teacher’, this girl is just a pathetic tool.
“We are commissioned by Raizen to bring you out of the 4th floor.” Facing the wary Tiffany, Chen Rui seemed very indifferent, “Obviously, this task has been completed.”
Tiffany glanced at Chen Rui and Octopus King while secretly feeling the changes in her body before she finally let go of the hostility.
The mission of this trip to the Book Collection Hall was finally completed despite the unbelievable twists and turns.
Besides the Evil Pupil badge, the memory crystal containing the essence of ancient runes was the biggest gain among Sariel’s rewards. It could improve the level of the ancient runes of Chen Rui and Zola by several levels. Sariel said that the ‘ancient runes were one of the essential foundations’ of the Pseudo-God realm. It should not be fake. In addition, the ‘Evil Moon Sigil’ was also one of the gains. According to Sariel, the power of the Evil Pupil contained in it was far more than simply concealing the [Body of Light Glory]. Of course, the seal was actually a life-threatening thing and means of Sariel to control Chen Rui.
However, someone who was as powerful as Sariel could not think that this guy who accepted the Evil Moon Sigil also had an avatar, and the sigil was actually ‘swallowed’ by the avatar.
However, Chen Rui did not intend to completely devour the Evil Moon Sigil and alarm Sariel. In case he provoked the boss, it was likely to affect other people. Therefore, the seal was temporarily stored in Shura’s body. In case Sariel tried to remotely control him or detonate it in the future, it would only work on Shura. Worse comes to worst, he would let Shura blow himself up and fake death. He would be fine after some time.
The baptism of light and darkness on Tiffany’s body would take 2-3 years to completely condense. She would go to a mysterious place to find another silver box by then. Chen Rui was still considering whether to participate in this complicated trip. He was aware that the most important key was his own strength. If he could reach the level of contending with Satan and Sariel, then he could become a mantis catcher behind the cicada, not the cicada used as bait or the manipulated puppet.
In 2-3 years, it seems that the goal is not only the challenge of the 3 empires or Raizen, but perhaps more… Chen Rui slowly clenched his fists.
When the 3 of them appeared outside the Book Collection Hall, Raizen was already waiting there.
“Your Majesty, my friend and I have completed your entrustment.”
Raizen nodded, “Master Turia and the rest of the mechanics have woken up. Thanks for this. Please go back and rest first.”
Raizen glanced at Tiffany behind Chen Rui, “Tiffany?”
Tiffany’s eyes seemed colder, “Anything?”
This tone was completely unlike the attitude a noble lady should have toward the ruler. Raizen slowly shook his head.
“Then I’m leaving.” Tiffany uttered a sentence, turned and left.
Raizen frowned and did not stop her.
When Chen Rui met the Dark Elemental King, he saw Beluan bowed deeply to him gratefully at the door of the lounge behind. He nodded immediately.
As the 3 of them were walking, Octopus King knocked his head, which was always aching, and he spoke up, “Wait a minute, I remembered, there is a strength in that world that makes me tremble. I seem to have fainted. Why did I show up at the door with you suddenly?”
“I can only say that you think too much.” Chen Rui shrugged, “Do you want to keep thinking when you have a headache, just think of something else?”
“For example… Fate Showdown?”
“Damn it, my head seems to hurt even more…”
TL: Maybe the silver box is just a standard container for the god artifact?
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