Izanami faced off with her husband, Izanagi, heartbroken. She returned to the underworld in the end. In fact, after the face-off, Izanami once threw a tantrum. She killed a fixed number of people every day in Izanagi’s territory, while Izanagi created more people every day. After all, Izanami couldn’t eliminate the population in Izanagi’s domain.
Such things were expected in modern society. The wife was accidentally disfigured and could not be recovered, so the previously affectionate husband abandoned her. Although it was a common phenomenon, the abandoned wife was placed in a desperate situation.
Izanami was so in great despair. Thus she returned to the underworld.
Later, a world fragment floated on the river in the underworld. Izanami, being an innate god, was well aware of the usefulness of this fragment.
If Izanami could hit the restart button, she would not want to give birth to Kajin for Izanagi. If Kajin was not given birth, she would not die and lost her beauty in the underworld, turning into a terrible monster. Izanami was afraid to see her appearance, so there were no mirrors at the Yahiro-dono in the Yan Wuyue World.
The Yan Wuyue World was about to fall into the hands of the foreign evil, Izanami was aware that she could do nothing about it. She planned to put up a desperate fight and end everything here. To her, it would be a kind of relief. This was not to say that all innate gods had the will to pursue higher levels.
What mortals fantasize and believe was only a part of their power. Izanami was not as great as the people of her creation imagined. She was more willing to have a husband who could accompany her on the long godhood and never leave her.
But all of this finally ushered in the end. This intruder could even deal with the breaking apart of Yan Wuyue World. Izanami was deeply surprised. She had woven herself a world where she could stay with her husband forever. Seeing that this world was about to fall in another’s hand, how could she be reconciled? But what could she do? She could not beat her opponent nor suicide with the opponent. She couldn’t help thinking of the things she had started with being abandoned. She looked at her body, and even she had despised herself. Thinking of her grief, she lost all her spirit.
Izanami sighed finally. She opened her palm, and it revealed a black card. If it is the woman with mighty divine power, she could quickly solve everything for me.
Only after she took out this black card, everything around her fall into a dead silence. Izanami looked at the culprit intruding Yan Wuyue World, Miki, in surprise.
Miki was motionless at the moment. Even the fragmentation and bonding of the world fragment, with Yahiro-dono being the source, was paused at this moment.
Color had ceased to exist. Everything turned black and white. Time seemed to have stopped.
You Ye, dressed in black and white maid costumes, came with a smile. The maid seemed to have forgotten entirely that Izanami ruined a corner of her skirt previously, “Customer, we heard your call. Do you need anything?”
Izanami glanced at the unaware Miki. Everything came to a complete pause. She wanted to say something. After thinking about it, she couldn’t describe her feelings at this time. She even subconsciously thought of something. She and Eric fought each other for this world fragment. Only the person concerned could understand the danger lay within. But from the perspective of this omniscient woman, and even that place behind her, was there any point in such a fight? What were their perspectives on all of this? How would they look at the whole situation? Was she like her sitting in the Yahiro-dono while observing the mortal’s lives?
Having them at a completely different level, Izanami couldn’t even figure out what others think. She probably couldn’t get a reasonable answer from her imagination.
“Do you need us to deal with Miss Miki?” You Ye asked abruptly.
This was indeed a suggestion that fascinated Izanami very much, but what price would she need to pay to deal with Miki? Miki was superior to her. Could she afford the cost to defeat Miki, reacquire the Yan Wuyue world and continue to be immersed in the warm world like a dream?
The answer was probably no.
Izanami lowered her head with her heart in a mess. She didn’t know what she wanted, but there must be something she wanted. Otherwise, she should not be able to trigger this black card.
“Customer, please think about what you want.” The maid reminded again, “This is a space for us to negotiate with you, the customer. It isn’t a shelter for our customers to escape.”
Izanami was well aware of it. At first, when all started to take a pause, Izanami thought about taking advantage of the situation and killing Miki directly. Worse came to worst, she could recover some power first. It was just that she immediately discovered that she was in a pause at this place too. Only her thoughts were able to move freely.
There was no barrier in this negotiation place. After this mighty woman left, everything would return to normal. She would still be at a point about to be swallowed by Miki.
“I want to restore my original appearance.” Izanami blurted out.
She couldn’t even figure out why what she wanted, in the end, would be this. She thought she should have better choices. For example, let this woman with mighty divine power help her escape. When she regained her power later, she could take back the Yan Wuyue World again or let the maid assist and kill Miki. Indeed, this should have been the better choice.
“Is it enough to restore your face to its original state?”
“It’s not just my appearance. I’m talking about my original state before my death.” Izanami thought for a while and finally conveyed her thoughts completely. If she asked to restore her original appearance, the other party would likely turn her back into an ordinary person directly.
“Before death?” You Ye nodded and then fell silent for a moment.
In Izanami’s eye, this woman with mighty divine power was more so waiting for something rather than in deep thoughts. She was more like awaiting an order.
Izanami was curious about who was behind her and what kind of existence could make such a woman with such a mighty divine power so obedient.
“We can do that, but what do you plan to pay for it?”
“No need to ask me.” Izanami shook her head, “It’s better to tell me the price directly. As long as I can accept it, it doesn’t matter.”
You Ye nodded and said calmly, “Then, we will give the customer a few choices. First, your divine spirit. Of course, your divine spirit belongs to us after your life comes to an end. Second, your origin divinity. Of course, there was initially a third option, but considering your current situation, this third option will be automatically eliminated.”
“What’s the third option?” Izanami asked unwillingly.
“Genuine souls. Four hundred thousand of them.”
“Four hundred thousand!” Izanami opened her mouth in shock.
In the entire Yan Wuyue World, the number of genuine souls did not exceed four hundred thousand. The requirement was almost equivalent to giving them all! She secretly detained these genuine souls in the underworld. Yan Wuyue did not have a complete cycle of reincarnation. It failed to achieve conditions that could allow the pseudo-souls to evolve into genuine souls, unlike the main world.
It was just that she had lost control of the Yan Wuyue World. The genuine souls she brought back had wholly integrated with the Yan Wuyue World, having the imprint of this small world. She naturally had ownership, but it was worse than the current Miki. Worse still, if this negotiation failed and You Ye left, this ownership would be directly lost.
Even Izanami said that she was willing to pay any price within her tolerance. She did not expect that the other party would ask for such a cruel price!
Either divine spirit or origin divinity!
As an innate god, Izanami naturally knew that the god did not have a proper death. After giving birth to Kajin, it resulted in her death, falling into the underworld. However, she used her near-indestructible divine spirit to craft divinity.
But once she lost her origin divinity, she would lose all the possibilities of evolution, let alone storing how much divine power. It would pose a problem for her to retain any meager divine power.
“Godhood…” Izanami hesitated a few times. She deeply knew that the other party would not tolerate her for dragging a long time and finally gritted her teeth, “What if I want you to help me regain the Yan Wuyue World? After taking back the world of Yan Wuyue, how many genuine souls I need to pay!”
“If that’s the case, I’m afraid it will be a bit difficult.” You Ye smiled slightly, “Based on our judgment of the Yan Wuyue world now, the world is not considered to belong to our dear customer. Since it does not belong to you, we hope that the guest can take something of equal value as collateral.”
“Are we going to my divine soul or origin divinity again?” Izanami asked bitterly.
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