“Fear Lord Sosbach?” Chen Rui snorted coldly, “Even if Hatred Lord Quilliana is here in person, I will make her kneel and submit to me!”
Inke didn’t expect that the other party knew the name of the supreme Hatred Lord, and he even dared to speak so rudely. His expression became more and more hideous as he kept roaring.
Chen Rui didn’t say much; he increased the coercion force of the power of [Divine Blessing] shining on Inke’s body.
Controlled by the Shackles of True Flame and Chain of Mind, Inke was unable to struggle or dodge. He screamed sharply and tragically.
There was a sudden fierceness in the eyes of the king of the hobbit, and a human-shaped blood mist transpired from his body surface. The blood mist had 2 obvious silver marks, then they burst open, and the blood mist disappeared without a trace.
After the blood mist dissipated, Hobbit King Inke’s pupils returned to the normal black again, looking extremely tired. His skin also turned into a state similar to coagulation due to the disappearance of the blood pattern.
“Your Highness Inke, are you okay?” Chen Rui asked quickly.
Inke’s hoarse voice sounded weak, “Thank you for helping me out of my most terrifying nightmare, human friend.”
After saying this, there was a sudden ‘click’, and a crack appeared on Inke’s face. Then, cracks appeared all over his body which burst open into scattered gravel, then it disappeared into the air.
Chen Rui was shocked. After the abyss consciousness that controlled Inke was eliminated, Inke was actually annihilated together. Even if a resurrection potion was useless for this kind of complete annihilation.
“Tell me, what’s up with the Blood Sacrifice Soul and soul variant?”
“Underground altar… Destroy… Golden Bright Underground Palace…” Inke said the last few words with all his strength, and his voice was extremely weak. If it weren’t for Chen Rui’s excellent hearing, he couldn’t hear the answer to that question at all.
Before he could think about it, Inke’s body and soul had completely dissipated.
Chen Rui turned his head in a sense, and he saw Hobbit King Ovge was watching this scene with wide eyes. He immediately put away the God-Eating Mask and other things before speaking up, “Your Highness Ovge… “
“You don’t need to explain, human friend. When I was awake, I happened to see you fighting that evil power. I only understand now why Inke poisoned me. Thank you so much for helping Inke and freeing his soul to return to the embrace of Mother Earth.”
Chen Rui nodded. It seems that Inke is really the person who poisoned Ovge and the elders. He immediately smiled, “Let me boast my contribution. I’m helping not only Inke, but all the poisoned hobbits, including Your Highness. I only have 1 condition, some scenes of what Your Highness just saw… Please forget about it.”
Under the anxious gazes of Hodheck and Sterklin, the door to the room opened.
The first one to come out was Ovge. Although the king of the mountain hobbit looked rather sluggish, the 2 Kingdom level hobbit powerhouses could see that the poison on Ovge’s body had been completely cleared, so they couldn’t help but be overjoyed as they hurried up to meet him.
After whispering with Ovge for a while, the 2 powerhouses showed shocking expressions at the same time. Then, their expressions changed rapidly as they looked at Chen Rui from time to time.
The 3 of them all communicated secretly by forcing their voices into subtle voices, but Chen Rui could guess it even if he didn’t deliberately snoop.
The purpose of Inke’s poisoning this time was to use this poisoning incident to get rid of Ovge, become the only king of the hobbit, occupy the nest, control the mountain hobbit in his hands, and then drag the entire hobbit into the fallen abyss.
Chen Rui had dealt with Ovge, the young king of the hobbit, and he knew that he was a typical mountain hobbit. He was straightforward and credible, especially when he swore an oath in the name of the previous king, so he was not worried about him revealing some secrets. What Chen Rui showed was only the power of the item, and he didn’t show much of his own strength.
As soon as the truth that Inke was controlled by the evil force was revealed, Ovge and the 2 hobbit super powerhouses thought of many abnormal movements after the migration of the cave hobbits, especially the inexplicable disappearance of some of the hobbits. They couldn’t help being frightened.
How many of the cave hobbits, including the mountain hobbits, are also controlled by this strange force? This involves the life and death of all the hobbits in the Thick Soil Castle!
Ovge had witnessed Chen Rui use divine power to remove the ’evil’, so he asked for Chen Rui’s help again.
The abyss power seemed to restrain each other with the [Divine Blessing] of the Crown of Thorns. Under the purifying power of [Divine Blessing], those eroded by the abyss power couldn’t hide. However, the [Divine Blessing] had just been activated, so it had a 1 hour cooldown.
After an urgent discussion, several people decided to first screen out an army that was not ‘infected’ by the evil power, then use this army as the basis to clean up all the hobbits.
After everything was prepared, the hobbits entered the heavily guarded castle hall in batches for ‘poisoning investigation’. They stayed for a period of time and then walked out. This continued until the early morning, when all the ‘investigations’ were completed.
Proyo and others did not know about these actions. Under Chen Rui’s instruction, they were isolated by the hobbit. Just in case, the poison dragon was left to monitor, while Zola and Dodo were assistants to Chen Rui who could act on his behalf when necessary.
There were thousands of the hobbits who had been identified as having problems by the power of [Divine Blessing] purification. 90% of the hobbits were the cave hobbits. Unlike Inke, whose soul was completely merged by the abyss, most of the hobbits were eroded by the power of the abyss for a short time. They gradually returned to normal under the power of purification, but some of them, whose souls had been completely affected, could not be cured, so they were temporarily imprisoned.
After dealing with the hidden dangers of the Thick Soil Castle, Ovge immediately shifted his focus to the underground mines of the Thick Soil Castle.
When Inke was dying, Ovge could only hear the words ‘underground altar’, but those 2 words alone were enough to make him extremely vigilant.
After the merge of the mountain hobbit and the cave hobbit, under the suggestion of Inke, the cave hobbit, who was proficient in mining and refining, was responsible for the mining of resources. The original underground mine of the mountain hobbit had also been greatly expanded, and the cave hobbit was responsible for it.
When Ovge was ‘cleaning up’ the hobbit, a group of elite large shield warriors had already been dispatched to block the entrance to the mine and strictly prohibited anyone from entering or leaving.
Due to Ovge’s newly healed wounds and a night of hard work, he was unable to support it even if the hobbit’s body was tough. He was now recuperating in the palace. Under the strong request of Chen Rui, he entered the mine with the 2 hobbit super powerhouses accompanied by Zola and Dodo.
The cave hobbit was worthy of being the most powerful miner. Compared with the time of the mountain hobbit, the size of the mine had doubled, and it was much larger than the main pit of Mount Xilang’s mine in the Dark Moon.
The entire mine was like a magnificent underground city. The cable car, magic locator, and lowering rope were well equipped. The layout was also quite elegant, and there was almost no potential safety hazard.
Chen Rui and others took the cable car to descend all the way. They felt that the ventilation and lighting conditions of the mine were very good, and they could not see anything unusual along the way. However, unexpectedly, the cave hobbits were not seen in the huge mine. It seemed like a dead silence.
At this point, even Hodheck and Sterklin were surprised. The cave hobbits start working in the middle of the night. It should be the peak hour now. How could it be empty? There must be something fishy.
After about half an hour, the cable car descended to the bottom of the mine. The bottom was round like a wide plaza. There was a huge hobbit statue carrying a crossbow on his shoulders, holding minerals in his hand. It was the cave hobbit’s landmark.
Hodheck spoke up, “Your Highness Arthur, please wait here with the 2 guardians. Sterklin and I will go check it out.”
Chen Rui nodded. Hodheck and Sterklin were familiar with the terrain of the mine, and the super powerhouses were extremely fast. Even if the mine was huge, it wouldn’t take much time to search.
Before long, Hodheck and Sterklin returned to their original places with their brows furrowed a little. The 2 of them circled all the passages and burrows, but they found nothing.
“Your Highness, there is no discovery here. Let’s go back to the castle.”
“Wait a minute.” Chen Rui was measuring and scribbling something on the ground. Zola, who was next to him, skillfully poured and positioned with element power while the slime skillfully encouraged the master.
“Your Highness…” Hodheck and Sterklin, both experienced veteran powerhouses, immediately recognized that marks drawn, “Ancient runes magic circle?”
It turns out that the prince of the alchemy grand master is also a great expert in magic circles and ancient runes! The 2 hobbits couldn’t help but express their amazement.
“Your Highness, could it be this statue…” Sterklin saw that the runes portrayed by Chen Rui revolved around the statue of the cave hobbit, and he could immediately guess something.
“If I guess correctly, the space we see in front of us, that is, this mine, has been replaced by a very special power. What I want to do is to restore the dislocated space.” Chen Rui took a deep breath, “2 sirs, please be careful, I’m going to activate the ‘reversion’ power.”
After finishing speaking, Chen Rui nodded to Zola. Zola snapped her finger, and countless star-like golden luminous spots lit up on the ground. The luminous spots were connected in a special order. In an instant, the scene in front of them changed drastically.
The ground, which was originally brightly lit and empty except for the statue, suddenly turned into… hell.
The air was filled with a bloody smell that made one want to vomit, and the ground was full of dead bones as well as corpses. Some of them were hobbits, and some were humans. The original location of the hobbit statue became a blood-red altar.
“Damn it!” Hodheck and Sterklin looked at everything in front of them with furious eyes.
Chen Rui’s facial expression became solemn. He had seen similar altars in 2 places: 1 was the Demon Realm’s White Feather Estate, where Sicali slaughtered the entire Town Massimo for life sacrifice; the other was in the Nightmare Volcano of Nightmare Wilderness where the Orc Great Wizard Longmetil sacrificed countless humans, orcs and half-orcs.
This altar was much larger than the White Feather Estate, but slightly inferior to the Nightmare Volcano’s altar, and it didn’t have the blood-stained abyss texts of the volcanic altar. Or rather, the ‘building’ of this altar hadn’t gotten to that step yet.
The bloody atmosphere became more and more intense. Gradually, it became a turbulent blood river. The space also began to change, and a new space enveloped everyone’s position.
The area of the blood river became wider and wider. In the blink of an eye, the central altar rose into the air. Under their feet were all endless bloody sea, which looked strange and terrifying with destructive breath surging out.
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It’s good this got interrupted in time