What does he want? Annan narrowed his eyes slightly.
If it weren’t for the Reversed Winter Heart freezing his negative emotions, he would feel the anger of being teased now.
First, Bernardino came to seek trouble for his subordinates, killing innocent people for no reason. But after arriving here, Bernardino did not wish to communicate and taunt him directly.
Is he trying to make me angry?
Or do you think I won’t hurt you?
Just then, the Paper Princess warned, “Don’t be fooled, Annan.
“Bernardino has a special curse. Spiritual Monk is a profession who can continuously absorb the souls to strengthen the curse on his body. So the person who kills him will suffer an intense curse, while his soul can be reborn at a place set beforehand.”
Is it a curse similar to “Destiny Bond”  combined with the self-revival ability of a lich?
Thus, the Paper Princess tied him up instead of killing him.
With this piece of critical information, Annan immediately understood Bernardino’s behavior.
About two-thirds of his body that disappeared in his soul state should have been used to create other “Phylactery” — the soul fragments that allowed him to revive.
This guy is a bit difficult to deal with.
In other words, the Gold Rank transcenders were not opponents easy to be killed.
Relying on invisible but threatening spiritual bodies, he could quickly eliminate weaker enemies and force powerful enemies to attack his body directly.
If Bernardino were killed, the killer would be afflicted with severe curses while he would be resurrected elsewhere. The tactical approach in dealing with this would be sending out a weak summoned creature to do the killing blow and tank through the curses.
However, the weak summoned creature could not pass through the interception of his spiritual body and cause damage to him under normal circumstances.
This guy is a porcupine.
No wonder he doesn’t even have the slightest fear when facing a deity.
His combat tactic revolves around “death”.
However, the Paper Princess still did not give up on killing him.
She chose another way, using complex and unique techniques.
She bound Bernardino and his wheelchair with silver chains and fixed them on it. Immediately afterward, she established a sealing ritual to drain Bernardino’s power.
The material to build up the seal was those spirits Bernardino enslaved.
The Paper Princess utilized her “white” to eradicate the more threatening spirits. On the other hand, She utilized her white oak cage to capture the ghost that moved slowly and had weaker power.
They were like corpses tied to a rock that sunk into the sea.
The revealed souls wailed without making a noise. The black threads protruded from the gaps in the cage, connecting them to Bernardino’s fingers and legs, constantly extracting something from him. This had weakened Bernardino quickly.
Annan had supplemented himself with occult knowledge, including the book that taught about Mr. Ray’s realm and ritual. With that, he quickly identified the essence of this ritual.
It was a temporary sealing ritual composed of simple exorcism rituals in a complex number .
The Paper Princess crafted it out after realizing Bernardino’s essence.
This ritual belonged to Mr. Ray’s “purification” realm.
The gold powder, white oak, green pear wood, and golden peach wood were materials that did not contain any curse. At the same time, the spiritual body could not pass through them.
As long as the spiritual body touched these four materials, it would manifest itself involuntarily. Once the manifestation occurred, it would continue to consume their power.
Under normal circumstances, oak, pear wood, and peach wood did not have such colors. Only the corresponding ritual could grant the materials their sacred properties.
Jasmine mixed with the Myrrh  was irritating to the spiritual body. Roughly speaking, it was like having excrement dozens of times thicker that could be smelled directly on the “skin”.
It was probably the equivalent of being splashed with shit for the ghost.
If the ghost smelled it, it would run away immediately. But, if it was to expel the ghosts, it was enough to light the incense.
Of course, this also had the potential to provoke powerful ghosts in an instant.
The only way for mortals to effectively kill ghosts was to use wood with sacred qualities or smeared with gold powder to make a larger cage with five sides sealed. Then, they would drive the soul in and close the gate at the sixth side.
When the power of the spirit body was exhausted, it would die naturally.
The Paper Princess did not require incense.
She created a cage made of white oak out of thin air directly through her canvas, forcing the ghost into it. However, these ghosts had a contractual relationship with the Spiritual Monk. If they needed power, it would be drawn directly from Bernardino.
In this way, when these ghosts suck Bernardino directly to death, the result would be “Bernardino killing himself”, thus bypassing his curse.
This allowed Bernardino to be killed safely without getting hurt, even though killing him had no benefits.
This was obviously because the Paper Princess was worried that bad things might happen to Annan, so She handled everything for him vigilantly.
The Paper Princess did not even let Annan touch Bernardino. As soon as the two of them teleported, She drew a yellow sticky rope with crayons and dragged Annan into the distance. Then, She drew dense red silk threads with a pencil and instantly arranged a barrier ritual of the Cup-holding Lady in the air.
The effect of this ritual was to make mortals feel dull and painful in their hearts and stay away from this place subconsciously after approaching. At the same time, the enemies in the barrier continue to feel severe heart pain and cannot move or even directly cause their death.
Annan resurrected Jiu Er directly. Of course, her clothes were intact. But her soul was stained with black mud and suffered slight damage.
The symptom would be a dull pain in the abdomen and the soul erosion rate that had increased by 15 points.
She had nothing to do with Bernardino trying to seek out Annan.
Jiu Er had suffered for no reason. Annan did not plan to ignore it but planned to give her some compensation.
Just think of it as “an unknown bug occurred”, “data error”, or something like that.
Of course, Annan knew Jiu Er favored him.
Unlike Lin Yiyi, who was simply lusting for his body, Jiu Er was a young girl. She was sick at home all year round because of her poor health. As a result, she was pretty estranged from her classmates, and the relationship between her online fans and she was too distant.
Annan was self-aware.
Jiu Er was young and rich, with high status, a promising future, calm and active character. She was gentle and kind but not timid, willing to uphold justice, robust and healthy. In addition, he even fought with her, and the cooperation went well.
Most importantly, she was gorgeous.
It was not surprising that Jiu Er liked him.
However, there was an adult soul contained in Annan’s fourteen-year-old body. The two souls were now separated by a world, and it was difficult for Annan to take responsibility for her.
So Annan deliberately pretended to be young and innocent, acting as if he had no idea about romance.
However, he also did not want to alienate Jiu Er. As long as Jiu Er was mature and sensible, she should not have such irrational feelings.
Lin Yiyi’s feelings were much more mature.
She only craved the body, not the person directly.
So, when Annan took advantage of Lin Yiyi, he did not have the slightest psychological burden.
Thus, this was the so-called win-win situation.
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