Under the familiar control of the sandmen, the Devil’s Snare Ship sailed in the Storm Sea area with ease without encountering any obstacles except occasionally requiring Chen Rui to split the unavoidable hurricane along the way.
Chen Rui stood quietly on the deck while feeling the sea breeze. He was trying to grasp some wonderful insights brought by the power of nature between heaven and earth. This kind of insight was not found in the previous 2 times. Although Chen Rui’s strength had also increased, it was mainly because there were no tasks or urgent matters this time, so his mentality was particularly relaxed.
A Zen master once said that a calm mind was the foundation of enlightenment.
‘Law’ was actually the mystery of the power of nature that evolved the universe by itself. Chen Rui had now condensed the law rudiment. Under the ‘calm’ state of mind, facing this natural power, the understanding in his mind was very different than before.
By chance, he had touched the true origin of the destruction, but it was only a ‘touch’. The strength of all things in the universe could not be grasped by fantasy or illusion, but it required real comprehension’. As an amateur of history and sinology, Chen Rui clearly remembered that Chen Liang of the Southern Song Dynasty once said, “The Tao is in the world; what is not the Tao? It is the principles that are derived due to myriad of things and ways.” ‘Tao’ is not illusory and untouchable, not only it exists in all things in the universe, it also exists in daily life.
Although this is the system of the magical world and not the legendary xianxia world, the essence of power is the same.
The pursuit of ‘Tao’ is not only strength, but also more things. In the process of contemplating and experiencing, Chen Rui unknowingly entered a pure spiritual realm. Without activating the Evil Pupil or [ Deep Analysis], the surrounding scene turned into a colorful and special world in his eyes.
Heaven and earth were a cyclic universe force field which was filled with stars that were invisible. He was 1 of them, turning along his own trajectory. He was not simply ‘turning’ according to the effect of strength, but in the process of this rotation, he constantly comprehended the mystery of the entire force field and gradually integrated into himself.
Gradually, he seemed to have found some ‘contexts’. The breath around him began to change little by little.
A powerful hurricane appeared in front of the Devil’s Snare Ship. Under the surging sea water, the ship swayed more and more, and Chen Rui, who was in the spiritual world, still did not wake up.
The sandmen’s intelligence was not low. They did not disturb the master and just tried to control the ship in an attempt to bypass this dangerous wind area.
Strange things happened – the hurricane in front seemed to be twisted by a great power and it actually gradually shrunk before disappearing without a trace.
Chen Rui, who was unaware, did not notice these changes. He was still immersed in comprehending.
After a long time, the boundless universe gradually faded away.
Chen Rui let out a long sigh. Just now, it should have been a coincidence that he entered a subtle state of ‘enlightenment’. Even if he wanted to enter it deliberately in the future, he wouldn’t be able to do it. This epiphany harvest was not small as the rudiment of law had been further improved. If Chen Rui wanted to force a breakthrough, it was very likely that he would advance directly, but he wasn’t going to do that. During the training of the Star Tower, he fully realized the importance of the basic Star Power.
Now that he had the necessary conditions for ‘qualitative’ change, he only needed to further accumulate enough ‘quantitative’ change. When the time comes, he will become more powerful.
From a super-level point of view, kingdomized was just getting started. The more solid the foundation, the better. It would also be an important guarantee for the step-by-step improvement of the realm in the future.
Not only that, Chen Rui also wanted to use his understanding of destruction law to further comprehend the mystery of time law. Now he had realized that the time pause evolved in the previous 4-season territory was only a strength slightly higher than the territory level. It was not a real law which could also be said to be a kind of rudiment of law. If he succeeded, his strength would definitely get a further leap.
“We have already arrived?” Chen Rui asked in surprise when he realized that the Devil’s Snare Ship had already arrived at Storm Island.
The sandmen chief mate replied respectfully, “Captain, it’s been 2 hours since we docked.”
2 hours? Chen Rui was slightly surprised. He nodded, put away the Devil’s Snare Ship as well as the sandmen, and walked toward the island. He was quite familiar with the terrain of Storm Island, so he walked directly toward the canyon where the ‘Sky Wheel’ was located.
He didn’t encounter any disturbance of demon beasts along the way nor did he see the thunderbirds that often hovered in the air. Chen Rui felt a little strange. I didn’t exude any breath. How come these demonic beasts are all in hiding?
Chen Rui quickened his pace. A few hours later, he came to the basin where the titans often appear, but it was still empty. He had a bad omen.
When walking further, some exaggerated traces began to appear on the ground. It seemed that a fierce battle had taken place. Judging from the traces, the titans should have participated in the battle. The battle did not take place long ago, which was just a few days ago.
Chen Rui’s mind moved. He didn’t go directly to the canyon of the ‘Sky Wheel’, but groped along the traces of these battles. When he walked to a cliff, his ears moved as he heard a faint sound in the distance.
Chen Rui narrowed his eyes. This kind of sound is the roar of the titans plus several other sounds. The loudest one sounded familiar… His eyes suddenly opened. It’s the dragons!
This was an undulating mountain with huge black figures flickering giant wings in the sky. They swooped down or spit flames. There were densely packed small black figures next to the huge black shadows with very fast speed.
On the ground, there were also huge bodies throwing spears made of lightning into the huge black figures in the sky. Some of them rushed to the enemies without fear, and there were many human figures with whirlwind lower bodies, assisting the giants to launch attacks.
The ground continued to shake, but the terrain of the mountains in this area was particularly hard. Although the battle between the 2 sides was fierce, the damage caused was less than expected.
Chen Rui silently sneaked behind a huge rock while watching both sides of the battle in surprise. Giant dragon, griffon! Titans, wind elementals!
There were about 70 giant dragons and at least 5,000 griffons attacking in the air, most of whom were watching the battle from a distance. The riders were behind the griffons. Obviously, it was a standard army. To Chen Rui’s surprise, there were people sitting behind many giant dragons!
The leader of the titans, Oceanus and the Wind Elemental King Sethtine were fighting tightly against a golden giant dragon. Although both Oceanus and Sethtine’s strength had reached S++, and Sethtine had the help of wind origin fragment as well as Elemental King inheritance strength, they were still not the opponent of the giant golden dragon; they were completely suppressed.
This golden giant dragon didn’t seem to have used all its strength. Its strength seemed to have surpassed the level of Demon Overlord.
The number of the titans was more than that of the giant dragons, but a lot of them had lost their combat power and were being treated urgently with energy cubes. Although the speed of the wind elementals was very fast, it was still not enough to hurt the giant dragon; they could only eliminate a handful of griffons. The situation looked rather unfavorable for the titans.
If it was Chen Rui’s first time to the Storm Island, he would definitely be happy to see that both sides lost, but now it was different. Putting aside the wind elementals, the titans had become his subordinates. They were the strongest force he had mastered in the human world, so he would surely not stand idly by.
“Mayroskea!” Sethtine’s high-pitched voice was filled with rage, “Does the Dragon Valley want to destroy Storm Island?”
The golden giant dragon was actually a female. She sneered, “It was originally just the practice of the Dragon Valley knights, but the titans dared to unite with the wind elementals to kill the giant dragon! Even if the Storm Island is destroyed, it’s your own fault!”
“Damn it! The wind elementals aren’t your captive combat tools! Moreover, it’s the damn dragon rider who hurt the wind elementals first!” Sethtine’s anger grew stronger, “Speaking of death, you kill titans every time you practice. How do you explain that?!”
“The strongest one is honored, naturally whoever has the bigger fist has the final say!” Mayroskea laughed even more contemptuously, “If you insist on refusing to quit the war, I don’t mind dismantling your Cloud Palace!”
Sethtine didn’t fear nor quit the war, “If you really dare to do that, the wind elementals will fight to death with the Dragon Valley!”
“So what if you do?” A disdainful expression flashed in the gold dragon’s pupils. She let the lightning launched by Sethtine surround her. As her wings shook, the lightning scattered. Oceanus and Sethtine were shocked by the powerful breath reflected.
The golden dragon was about to pursue, when her snake pupils suddenly turned to the distance as if she had discovered some kind of terrifying breath.
In the blink of an eye, another figure appeared in the field.
This figure was wrapped in a dazzling and gorgeous armor in which the light seemed to cover the sun in the sky. Wherever it passed, all the giant dragons retreated in shock. The griffon trembled even more, and they almost lost the strength of their flapping wings.
Chen Rui activated’s the strongest transformation, [Blue Pole Star Transformation]. The purpose was very clear, to help the titans and the wind elementals to repel these dragons. His eyes suddenly stopped for a moment on the figure behind a giant dragon. A surprised expression flashed in his eyes of surprise, but he did not stop and walked all the way to the front of the titan leader.
Although they couldn’t see the real face, the titans still sensed the special spiritual imprint’s breath exuded by their master. The titan leader Oceanus immediately knelt down on 1 knee, “Noble master, you are finally here.”
This action and title made Sethtine immediately understand the identity of the person who came, and he couldn’t help being secretly shocked. This person is actually ‘Richard’ who negotiated with the 3 Kings of Light last time. To have such a powerful breath is definitely the strength of a super powerhouse! Light Elemental King Delkus once said that the Holy Church’s kingdomized powerhouse and 4-winged angel Isyorul may have fallen into the hands of ‘Richard’. At that time, the Fire Elemental King and I didn’t quite believe it, but now it seems that it is true!
“Your Highness Sethtine, we meet again.” Chen Rui nodded to the Wind Elemental King and looked at the gold dragon.
The gold dragon was also vigilantly looking at this uninvited guest. Judging from the breath exuded, he is definitely a formidable enemy. What surprised her most was the title of the giants toward him. The dragons have been training at the Storm Island for many years, and I have never heard that these giants have a master? What kind of existence is this person?
TL: Time to subdue another female dragon?
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