Raphael was taken aback by Chen Rui’s disappearance. He didn’t expect this low-powered guy to actually swagger away under his watch. The [Dimension Soul Shackle] that could imprison soul was a very powerful secret technique. Even an ordinary Demi-God couldn’t break free. Raphael spent a lot of time secretly brewing to capture this avatar alive, but he made a fool of himself in the end.
The archangel snorted, and his figure gradually faded in the space without looking at the ‘ants’ that fainted on the ground.
At the same time, in a room in the Venus City, Chen Rui slowly opened his eyes. A flash of red light in his eyes disappeared briefly, and his pupils returned to normal.
[Dimension Soul Shackle]’s power was no doubt extraordinary. Even if Chen Rui was so far away, the soul of the original body felt a faint throb. Unfortunately, this soul secret technique had no effect on the avatar of the Super System. Instead, a trace of the power was devoured by Shura’s talent. In the future, it might be possible to imitate this kind of secret technique that targeted soul.
Chen Rui successfully refined the Star Power this time, unlocked the Shackles of True Flame, and beheaded Ze Hongen. It was already an unexpected gain which greatly exceeded his expected goals. As for leaving Shura in the star space before running, it was a spontaneous idea.
Raphael, the archangel, was also one of the several Pseudo-Gods at the top. He was also Cherub, Domination, and Potestas.
Putting other matters aside, Chen Rui would face the top powerhouses such as Raphael and Michael sooner or later just because of the Breeze Shadow Boots of Light Divinity Temple. This time, he wanted to use the safest method to face Raphael and feel the strength of this peak stage powerhouse. Those exchange questions were just casual conversations. Especially regarding the Breeze Shadow Boots, Judging from the information revealed by Ze Hongen and Raphael, it has been confirmed that the Breeze Shadow Boots is the Wind Badge of the supreme artifact. There may also be a woman involved. Is this woman referring to Isabella? Or is there someone else?
As for a certain supreme artifact, it is a ‘taboo’ for the gods. I wonder what shocking secrets are hidden in it. There are many secrets involved such as the true purpose of the God-Eating Mask and half of the Illusive Demon Shield on my body, and the 2 silver boxes…
With Chen Rui’s current strength, it was not the time to explore these secrets. It was like the car was just invented, but one was already thinking of exploring outer space. Being obsessed will only distract myself. Now that I have witnessed Raphael’s strength, this trip to Starlight College can be regarded as a successful conclusion.
This time he had stayed in the human world for more than 2 months, and it was only more than a month before the alchemist master contest of the 3 empires in the Demon Realm.
That night, Chen Rui met Belia in Venus City.
The college was in a crucial period now, but Belia rushed to the city as quickly as possible after receiving the news from Chen Rui.
“Are you… okay?” Now Belia’s gaze on the man on the sofa was more of deterrence and fear. Although ‘Roman’ used to use fake death to get out of sight previously, later in the Star Tower, that mysterious man, who shone brightly, stood out and became the center of the entire starry sky. He also beheaded the 4-winged angel of the Holy Church with an incredible power. No matter how, it was related to ‘Roman’.
After the terrifying power that shattered the magic mirror came, it was no longer possible to see what was happening in the space from the outside. The unconscious participants were automatically sent outside by the space power of the Star Tower when the trial time was over, but no one knew what happened. Fortunately, there were no unnecessary casualties.
I initially thought that this man is just a Saint powerhouse, but unexpectedly he is a more terrifying existence that surpassed Saint!
Belia would not be complacent because of a close relationship and contract with a super powerhouse. She knew very well that the other party was the same type of person as her. He saw only interest and value in his eyes. Even what she originally believed to be the most stable dependence on the equality contract had become the most unstable factor because the Demi-God powerhouse could pay a certain price to cancel the contract.
Therefore, she felt uneasy. What is the purpose of a powerhouse with such a terrifying power, lowering himself to join the bottom level of the mysterious cult?
“Of course I’m okay, but… Belia, I think you have misunderstood something.” The man on the sofa showed a strange and familiar smile, “Sit down first. I will introduce you to someone. My brother, Paglio.”
Belia suddenly saw another man on the sofa next to him. She was actually unaware of how this person appeared next to her. If the other party wanted to take her life, it was effortless for him.
This man had a well-built body with short hair and pale yellow skin. He did not seem to have any special breath, but occasionally, sharp light could be seen faintly when his eyes turned.
Belia recognized it at a glance. It was the man who had absorbed the Star Tower’s power. Although this man didn’t show his appearance for a long time as he soon put on dazzling armor to fight the seraph, the image was already deep in her mind. She immediately stood up and bowed to him.
‘Paglio’ nodded to Belia and motioned to her to sit down, “Since you are Richard’s partner, at least our relationship is not enemy.”
This ‘Paglio’ was Chen Rui’s disguise, and the other was naturally Shura.
Belia had a realization. It turned out to be 2 people!
Facing this terrifying super powerhouse, Belia didn’t dare to be rude. She sat down somewhat restrained while looking at Shura. No doubt the old lover did not let her worry too much as he spoke up, “Don’t be nervous, although you also have a lot of secrets that you didn’t tell me, but Paglio is right. We are not enemies but a close cooperative relationship. Therefore, we must trust each other. Today I will tell you frankly that the reason why I became the Black Death Follower is because my brother and I have gnawing hatred with the Holy Church. The Holy Church not only takes away our most important wealth, but they also took away the lives of our relatives, so I plan to use the cult’s strength to deal with the Holy Light Mountain – Although my brother is a little dismissive about it.”
“I’m not arrogant; I just want to avenge with my own hands.” Chen Rui shrugged, “This time, I need to use the power of the Star Tower to unlock the shackles on my body, so Richard use the name of ‘Roman’ to participate. His purpose was to help me explore. After I followed him into the Star Tower, I no doubt unlocked some kind of imprisonment. Surprisingly, it alarmed the angels of the Holy Church. That 4-winged angel, Ze Hongen was not my opponent adn was killed by me. But then Raphael, 1 of the 3 archangels, came, so I could only escape. Although the process was extremely thrilling, after paying a considerable price, I finally succeeded in activating my secret technique to escape from Raphael’s pursuit.”
“The Supreme Angel Raphael!” Belia exclaimed. Her gaze at Chen Rui became more awed. She quickly calculated in her mind: When these 2 men talked about the Holy Church, the hatred they revealed does not look fake. They are surely not the spies of the Holy Church – I personally saw the 4-winged angel of the Holy Church annihilated in the hands of ‘Paglio’. If this was to win my trust, it was too much of a price to pay. Besides, ‘Richard’ has become my collaborator long ago, so there is no need for such superfluous contrived works.
“Dear Sir Paglio, have you ever thought of joining our cult?” Belia moved her mind and tentatively extended an invitation to Chen Rui.
“I’m different from Richard. I don’t like to be restrained. I don’t want to join any forces for the time being.” Chen Rui shook his head decisively, “The daytime battles severely injured me, especially Raphael’s attack which almost annihilated me, so I must rest for some time. I’ll give you a piece of advice. Without my permission, you must never reveal my existence to anyone, including the forces behind you. You’re a smart woman, so I won’t threaten you. The heavy bargaining chip should be in your own hands to maximize your benefits. I believe you will know how to choose.”
Chen Rui was very aware of the mysterious cult. The identity of the super powerhouse was too conspicuous. The origin of ‘Paglio’ couldn’t withstand scrutiny at all. Once exposed, it would waste Shura, an important chess piece. Furthermore, he couldn’t stay in the human world for a long time. In this case, staying invisible and keeping a sense of mystery was the best strategy.
The mysterious cult was deeply ingrained and acted extremely secretively. It could be seen from the deception of the orc tribe’s beliefs. It couldn’t be completely eliminated in a short period of time. At present, though Shura as the spy, the mysterious cult would be eradicated step by step with the strength of the Holy Church.
Hearing Chen Rui’s direct refusal, Belia revealed a regretful expression, but she secretly nodded in her mind. If the other party agreed to join the mysterious cult, it would be doubtful. Besides, if such a capable person became a cult member, it was likely to cause an unpredictable effect on the planning of the forces behind her.
“Understood, Sir Paglio.” Belia stood up and bowed to Chen Rui again.
“I got news that the Holy Church will take a big action in the East District recently. Both of you must be careful not to reveal your identities. You may want to completely cut off some things that may bring disasters, just in case.” Chen Rui was like a devil who rebuked the sin. The so-called latest news was actually the news he provided to Raphael. The Holy Church would rather kill 1,000 people by mistake than let the Black Death Follower go. This time, they would definitely take action.
With that said, Chen Rui added a ‘kind’ reminder, “Listen to Richard, don’t you want to replace Bishop Angelie? This time is a good opportunity. If necessary, I can make a move when the time is right.”
“It’s okay, it’s just a bug. My brother, take care of your wounds in peace.” Shura and Belia looked at each other, showing a tacit understanding of smiles.
Chen Rui nodded. This self-directed and self-acted short skit has come to an end. The human world matter has basically been resolved. It is time to return to the Demon Realm.
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