In the Cloud Palace, the blazing and intense flame finally extinguished, and the 2 figures that had intersected at high speed had separated.
“I’m done! I wanted to have a good battle, but my fire element’s attack has been reduced by at least 80%… No, 90%! How is this still a fight?” Ogmarton shook his hand with a dejected look, and the flames flashed on his body. Several dents automatically returned to their original state.
“Hey! Delkus, this guy is not a light-element physique; it’s clearly a fire-element physique, most probably an ancient bloodline… I don’t know what secret technique he used to conceal his breath. I can’t sense, but it feels a little amicable! “
“I just reminded you, Your Highness Ogmarton, you are too disadvantaged in this battle.” Chen Rui shrugged. Except for the Fire Elemental King and the Light Elemental King, it was impossible for him to fight so easily if it was any of the other 4 kings. Especially against Fire Elemental King, because the [Fire Phoenix Stigmata] on his body was simply a fire immune cheat code, plus the [Anti-Magic] physique, so His Highness Ogmarton ended up in dejection.
[Fire Phoenix Stigmata]- Reduce fire damage by 90%, and there is a 10% chance to be completely immune, increasing affinity with fire element creatures.
In fact, even [Fire Phoenix Stigmata] might not be completely immune to the Fire Elemental King’s fire origin attack. If the Fire Elemental King burned his elemental heart origin, then the fire law would override all fire power, but even if he won, he would also pay an extremely heavy price. That would not be a fight, but a pointless desperate fight.
If he didn’t burn the origin and lose his greatest advantage, there was almost no possibility of winning in the face of such an opponent with comparable strength, so Ogmarton decisively stopped the battle.
Chen Rui returned to his seat and sat down again, “Can you tell me where the earth origin fragment is now? Your Highness Ogmarton?”
“The trade can continue, but if you want to know the whereabouts of the earth origin fragment.” Ogmarton shook his head, “You must promise me 1 condition, that is, the fire origin fragment.”
“The fire origin fragment?” This answer was beyond Chen Rui’s expectation.
“Hmph, the current situation is that I will be the only person among the 3 Kings of Light who does not have an origin fragment. If you get the earth origin fragment, then in the next Elemental War, it is likely that I and either 1 of the Dark Elemental King and the Water Elemental King, will die. This is on the premise that the 2 Kings of Darkness did not get the origin fragment! I don’t want to wait for thousands of years to resurrect, so I must get the fire origin fragment.”
None of the 6 Elemental Kings is easy to deal with. Chen Rui frowned. In fact, the Fire Elemental King guessed right. Both the Dark Elemental King and the Water Elemental King already have the origin fragment. If the earth origin fragment is obtained too, the origin fragment of 3 Kings of Darkness is complete. Only the Fire Elemental King is without the origin fragment among the 3 Kings of Light, so in the next Elemental War, the Fire Elemental King has a 90% chance of dying.
“Your Highness Ogmarton, did I hear that right? Did you mean to use the earth origin fragment to trade with the whereabouts of the fire origin fragment?”
Ogmarton grinned, “I will only give you the whereabouts and will not exchange the origin fragment. It looks like you are at a loss, but are you not a friend of Earth Elemental King? Even a trustworthy one?”
The short temper and combativeness of the fire elements did not mean the loss of wisdom, especially the king who had countless years of inherited memory.
“Okay.” Chen Rui took a deep breath, “I promise you.”
“I suddenly envied the resurrected Earth Elemental King.” The flame in Ogmarton’s eyes danced as he took a deep look at Chen Rui, and a red light slowly flashed past, “I don’t know where the fire origin fragment is. You need to find it. If you can get it, this flame heart will take you to the Abyss of Flames where I am.”
Chen Rui took the heart-shaped crystal containing the firelight and put it in the storage warehouse. His eyes turned to the Light Elemental King, “The whereabouts of the earth origin fragment became a separate trade between His Highness Ogmarton and I, so our third condition needs to be changed…”
Delkus nodded, “Tell me.”
“Breeze Shadow Boots.”
Although Madam Aunt had stepped out of the Dark Shadow Empire and became a happy little woman now, the Breeze Shadow Boots were still the biggest pain in her heart. Chen Rui had always wanted to find the whereabouts of the Breeze Shadow Boots, but the human world was too big, and his network here was too shallow. Unless he had unusual luck, the probability was almost zero. The Elemental King had strong inheritance memory and wisdom, especially the Light Elemental King originally had an agreement with the most powerful Holy Church, so Chen Rui proposed this condition.
The Light Elemental King’s eyes flashed, revealing a pondering expression. Chen Rui’s eyes lit up. From this attitude, the Light Elemental King probably knows the whereabouts of Breeze Shadow Boots!
“1 of the 7 components of the highest artifact?” The Fire Elemental King’s voice sounded, and he glanced at the Wind Elemental King, “It seems to be the Wind Badge…”
The supreme artifact? Wind Badge? Chen Rui was listening attentively. Unfortunately, the Fire Elemental King didn’t go on, and the Wind Elemental King didn’t reply, but the Light Elemental King Delkus finally spoke up, “I can only tell you where it is, do you accept this condition?”
“Okay!” Chen Rui agreed.
Delkus looked directly into Chen Rui’s eyes, “Before this, I want to give you a piece of advice, no matter what kind of talent or ability you have, and no matter what purpose you have, don’t try to get close to that place until you have reached Pseudo-God. Otherwise, it will be the last attempt in your life.”
Chen Rui nodded and Delkus said the answer, “In fact, you were very close to it. The top of the Holy Light Mountain, Light Divinity Temple.”
The Breeze Shadow Boots are actually in the Light Divinity Temple! Chen Rui was shocked: At that time, I used the diversion tactic to make Shura go to the Light Divinity Temple and divert Pope Vantis away. As a result, Shura was instantly annihilated by an irresistible and powerful force before he got close to the Light Divinity Temple. Could it be the Breeze Shadow Boots’ true power? When did the 7 artifacts become so powerful?
No! Light Divinity Temple has a long history, and the Breeze Shadow Boots were lost from the Demon Realm 100 years ago, so the real power in Light Divinity Temple should not be the Breeze Shadow Boots or maybe it’s not just the Breeze Shadow Boots.
“In the Light Divinity Temple… what is in there?”
Delkus did not answer but asked, “Our deal should be completed, right?”
Chen Rui was silent for a moment and nodded. In any case, I finally know the location of the Breeze Shadow Boots, and the earth origin fragment is also settled. The 2 elements source power plus the alchemy civilization, the harvest of this trip is quite huge.
Delkus’s advice should not be pointless. Pseudo-God… Light Divinity Temple? Anyway, this is 1 of the destinations that I must visit in the future.
The deal was completed, and the Light Elemental King got the light origin fragment as he wished. The square turned into a gorgeous bracelet when worn on Delkus’ wrist. After Chen Rui got the wind source power and the light source power, he bid farewell to the 3 Elemental Kings and returned to the alchemy civilization city, ‘Sky Wheel’.
As soon as he returned to the Sky Wheel, Chen Rui sensed the prompt sound from the life crystal, “The energy absorption is complete, and the core authority spiritual imprint is about to recover. There are still 30 minutes and 28 seconds from recovery; 30 minutes and 27 seconds…”
This prompt surprised him. When he was occupying the crystal earlier, Doruda’s spiritual imprint in the crystal was unable to resist due to insufficient energy, and it was forced to give up level 1-3 authority, but it kept the highest control authority and fell into protective dormancy. Dormancy did not mean death, and might be awakened at any time. If fully awakened, then Chen Rui’s current authority would be withdrawn due to the authority level.
Chen Rui’s spiritual imprint in the crystal life entity was like a computer virus, taking advantage of the original system’s fragility to seize a certain amount of control, but now the system had obtained some kind of technical support and would automatically reinstall. Once it succeeded, the ‘virus’ would be erased. Of course, there were many real computer viruses that were more stubborn, and reinstalling it would not help, but Chen Rui currently had the City of Stars’ spiritual imprint which was 2 levels lower than the ‘Sky Wheel’, so he did not have this kind of ‘stubborn’ ability.
In fact, he had previously considered how to solve this time bomb. I didn’t expect that the spiritual imprint in the crystal that has entered dormancy will actually automatically absorb energy, and it is so fast! Fortunately, I got back from the Cloud Palace in time!
In about half an hour, Doruda’s spiritual imprint would recover, and Chen Rui would lose control of the ‘Sky Wheel’. Even if this ruin was almost scrapped, as the master of the city, there must be the ultimate precautions with the highest authority, especially after obtaining sufficient starting energy. For example, the level 2 City of Stars, had a backup ‘program’ for self-destruction, and this level 4 city was definitely no exception.
Chen Rui thought for a while, and he finally made a decision. He entered the main hall where the life crystal was.
A few minutes later, the entire central palace glowed intensely and suddenly turned into nothingness, and the lights in the ‘Sky Wheel’ went out at the same time.
Chen Rui’s figure appeared in the ruin that became dead silent again. There was a palm-sized purple crystal in his hand, which seemed to be a reduced version of the central crystal, but it had been torn apart and dim. Its breath of life had completely disappeared.
What he did just now was to use the authority he possessed to completely cancel the defense, then he devoured all the spirit power in the crystal, including the spiritual imprint left by Doruda. The crystal that had lost its soul completely turned into a ‘corpse’, the central palace was also annihilated. The entire ‘Sky Wheel’ became a real ruin.
Looking at the empty central area, Chen Rui was stunned for a minute before he finally eased away. Although I initially had the idea of building this place into a human world ‘base’, now that the decision has been made, there is no need to regret it. In fact, the gains from coming to Storm Island this time had far exceeded my expectations.
Although the ‘Sky Wheel’ has become a ruin, there are some things in the city that can’t be wasted. Losing the control and protection of life energy means that it can be stored into the storage warehouse.
By the way, the material of this metal wall is special… It should be useful for the City of Stars, and the street lamp. Plus many, many, too many…
While Chen Rui was looking at everything around him with the gaze of a scavenger, he suddenly frowned and heard the sound of countless heavy footsteps approaching.
TL: Can he find the fire origin fragment before returning to the Demon Realm?
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