Chapter 134 - The Soul Has Not Dispersed Yet...
The dense mist within the abyss began to swirl; a pair of eyes gleamed from within. The pair of eyes had a huge number of colour distortions, however, the colour which lingered the longest was the reddish-purple colour. At this moment, the reddish-purple eyes were gazing at Bai Xiaochun.
Only the eyes were visible, however, the difference between its eyes and Bai Xiaochun’s body was not that big. When Bai Xiaochun saw it, he sucked in a deep breath. He wasn’t able to concieve the size of this Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon. He could also vaguely identify the dragon’s horn within the dense mist.
At this moment, he had carefully confirmed that the Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon was indeed speaking earlier. He immediately got excited, and after he thought for a bit, he clenched his teeth.
“Senior… be at ease. I will definitely do my best!” Bai Xiaochun turned around and a hint of stubborness was visible within his eyes. This was Bai Xiaochun’s final goal. If he was able to make this Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon dedicate itself once, Bai Xiaochun believed that the strongest combat beast he was aiming for would be perfect.
“If a withered inheritencewants to be boiled over, it will need a strong stimulant. This kind of stimulant… there really isn’t anything that is more superior than the Aphrodisiac Pill!” Bai Xiaochun’s eyes instantly became bloodshot as he hastily flew out of the Hundred Beasts Courtyard and directly to the Zhong Dao Mountain. Using his identity and his large amount of contribution points, he redeemed a large amount of medicinal plants.
These medicinal herbs used up virtually half of his contribution points! However, a single storage pouch could only hold so many herbs; this obviously wasn’t enough to hold all of the herbs. Therefore, he could only fit all of the plants by using seven storage pouches. The disciple responsible for the exchange of medicinal grass was dumbstruck. In all the years which he was responsible for exchanging medicinal grass, never once had he seen a person this world-shaking!
Naturally, he had instantly recognised Bai Xiaochun, and after Bai Xiaochun left, this disciple sucked in a deep breath; in his eyes, Bai Xiaochun was a deity.
After Bai Xiaochun obtained the large number of medicinal herbs, he rushed back to the Ancient Beast Abyss in order to fully concentrate on refining medicine. His eyes turned bloodshot and seemed to have already sunk into insanity.
“I want to refine… the Super Aphrodisiac Pill!” Bai Xiaochun fiercely clenched his teeth as he spoke. He desired to increase its medicinal efficacy and change the pill recipe, striving to increase the medicinal efficacy by a hundredfold or perhaps, even a thousandfold!
Time passed, and seven days quickly passed. During these seven days, Bai Xiaochun did not rest in the slightest; his already disheveled hair was displayed as he was completely immersed in refining medicine. Occasionally, the Nocturnal Beast would run over while dragging a combat beast, and every time, Bai Xiaochun would impatiently throw it a jade slip that could only open the formation array once.
The Nocturnal Beast was extremely intelligent; it wore the jade slip across its neck as it dragged the combat beast back to the pavilion, seemingly worried that perhaps, if it was unable to complete the task which Bai Xiaochun had entrusted to it, the Nocturnal Beast would be unable to return. Thus, not only did it dedicated itself, but it also dragged the combat beast to dedicate as well. This simply did not require Bai Xiaochun’s attention. However, since Bai Xiaochun was currently unavailable due to his insane pill refinement, he had no control over the number of times the Nocturnal Beast tried to dedicated itself…
At the same time, the disciples of the North Bank were gradually driven insane. They discovered that their combat beasts would abruptly disappear for a short period of time. However, when they were finally found, they would have strange expressions. Some of them would have a proud expression; they look as if they were the ruler of the world. Some would have an agitated expression, with a scathing murderous intent; and some would be infatuated, as though they were immersing in a boundless aftertaste.They all had different kinds of expressions, and no matter how the owner tried to communicate with it, they would not get an answer.
Following the increase of the number of unnatural combat beasts, there were also some combat beasts, which seemed to have been previously oppressed heavily by their masters and would usually not contradict them, that after being immersed in the illusory world where they were the masters, weren't able control themselves the moment they returned, assuming an imposing manner… This caused the entire North Bank to be thrown into chaos.
“What the hell is going on?!”
“There must be a problem! Find it! We must find the root of this problem!”
The moment this situation occured, even the elders of the North Bank inspected their own combat beasts, noticing that they also had assumed a imposing manner. By the time the elders noticed, the majority of the North Bank’s disciples had already began taking action and started the search for the root of the problem.
Yet another three days passed, and Bai Xiaochun had already turned insane; causing him to look like a devil. The Bai Xiaochun at this moment didn’t fear the Heavens or the Earth, and even ran to the edge of the abyss, asking for a drop of blood from the Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon.
If this were another time, Bai Xiaochun would absolutely not dare to do something so dangerous. However, the present him who had sunk into insanity didn’t even consider the consequences of his actions.
After a brief moment of silence, Bai Xiaochun began prompting the dragon impatiently. Following this, a drop of black blood unexpectedly flew out, which was immediately placed into a bottle by Bai Xiaochun, who hastily returned to the stone cave; adding it into the spirit medicine. He then continued to refine medicine.
Five days later, Bai Xiaochun had already continuously spent half a month incessantly refining pills without any rest nor sleep; the super medicinal pill had finally been refined on the evening of this day.
A loud boom echoed out. Bai Xiaochun gazed at the medicinal pill in front of him which was the size of a head; he faced the sky and laughed. Not only was this pill extremely big, it was also extremely heavy.
The instant it was refined, a fragrant aroma spread out in all directions. Within the stone cave, after that Nocturnal Beast, which was currently dragging a combat beast while running, smelled this fragrant aroma, its body suddenly trembled as it let out a wail. Its eyes were red, and it turned its body and directly rushed to leave the Hundred Beasts Courtyard, to some unknown place...
At this moment, due to this fragrant aroma spreading out, countless agitated roars echoed out of the forest in the Hundred Beast Courtyard.
When Bai Xiaochun saw that the mere smell of the pill had such an effect, his laugh became even more resonant. He was incomparably excited, but he felt that this still wasn’t enough. To increase the certainty of its effects, he looked around his surroundings and rapidly left with the pill.
Only after he found a place where no one was paying attention, did he take out the huge black pot, and started to spirit refine. He spirit refined it three times, causing this enormous super pill, that was unprecedented in the entire cultivation world, to turn into a Fine Tier medicine!
“This medicinal pill... will definitely succeed! If it still doesn’t succeed, then I, Bai Xiaochun, will never ever refine another medicinal pill from now on!” Bai Xiaochun was in high spirits and was extremely confident in himself. He brought the medicinal pill back to the Ancient Beast Abyss’ mountain stream, proceeding to throw it down there.
Once the medicinal pill fell into the black mist, it disappeared. Bai Xiaochun stood at the edge of the abyss and slowly waited. An hour quickly passed. Even if Bai Xiaochun was self-confident, he also started to get nervous.
“No way, but that medicine has a medicinal efficacy that is over a thousandfold higher!” Another hour passed; sweat had already appeared on Bai Xiaochun’s forehead. While he was feeling anxious, suddenly, the mist in the abyss below instantly and strongly rolled. There were bursts of world-shaking roars that suddenly came from within the mist, and there was also a gale that swept in all directions. Bai Xiaochun retreated again and again, and when he looked back, a loud booming sound echoed out, and the mist inside the abyss suddenly soared towards the sky.
The mist turned into an enormous Qi Pillar, with countless black threads revolving around it, causing distortions to appear in midair. At the same time, a voice that was pleasantly surprised suddenly echoed out in all directions.
“I’ve finally… felt the boiling of my Hereditary Blood again!” Following the appearance of the sound, the mist pillar suddenly collapsed. When the remnants spread out in all directions, an enormous claw was directly extended from the abyss. Accompanied by an explosion, it grabbed the cliff outside the abyss, and the ground trembled for a moment.
This claw was incomparably pitch-black, and the scales on it were all as big as a person. A dense light appeared on the sharp claw, and an aura that would make people tremble was let out from this claw.
At the same time, an enormous head that resembled a mountain slowly extended outwards from the abyss. That was a black-coloured enormous dragon, and impressively, there was a single horn on the top of its head. Once the horn appeared, the heavens and earth seemed to have turned fuzzy.
Shockingly, this enormous dragons eyes weren’t actually a zhang tall. Once it fully opened its eyes, they became even more enormous, and an endless amount of vicissitudes appeared on its body. It could be seen that there were countless wounds that were already healed on the surrounding areas of the dragon’s head. It could be imagined that this enormous dragon had definitely gone through life and death battles for countless years in the past.
Although it was currently old, the aura on its body hadn’t decreased; instead, it was even stronger. At this moment, it raised its head and let out a long cry, causing all of the monstrous beasts in the entire forest to tremble and lie down, not daring to move at all.
Bai Xiaochun forcefully swallowed a mouthful of saliva. Looking at this incomparably huge and hard to describe dragon, Bai Xiaochun’s legs went soft, and booming sounds unceasingly echoed out in his mind. He knew that it was only half of its body, because clearly, there was still more of its body that remained in the abyss.
It was at this moment when that enormous dragon suddenly looked at Bai Xiaochun. Its enormous head instantly descended and appeared in front of Bai Xiaochun.
Bai Xiaochun felt that the pressure was too great. The opposite party’s head seemed to have replaced the sky, making Bai Xiaochun nervous. He shouted loudly at once.
“Senior Heaven’s Edge, I am Bai Xiaochun, do you remember me? That medicinal pill was refined by me. It took me half a month to refine it, and it almost costed me my small life to refine it.”
The mouth of the Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon opened, as if it was laughing. However, this laugh, from Bai Xiaochun’s point of view, was absolutely horrifying. Without waiting for Bai Xiaochun to speak, this Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon instantly shrunk its body, and under Bai Xiaochun’s gaze, it unexpectedly changed from that enormous body to a three zhang tall black-coloured lizard.
Its change was so distinct that it seemed to have a faint resemblance to the lizard of the Sky Mountain.
This lizard moved in front of Bai Xiaochun and pressed its claw against the earth. Instantly, the surroundings twisted, and when Bai Xiaochun looked clearly again, he was overwhelmed with shock to discover that he had actually returned to the courtyard in the pavillion.
“Sure enough, it's the Rearing Beast Seed. In the instant when this seed was planted here, I felt its aura… Using illusions to enter the soul, using the soul to awaken the origin, and using the origin to condense the Hereditary Blood. Perhaps my bloodline can be passed down through this seed.” The Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon began to lament as it completely ignored Bai Xiaochun. Suddenly, the Heaven Edge Ink Dragon’s silhouette blurred as it approached the Rearing Beast Flower. The flower began trembling and abruptly opened its mouth, facing the Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon and swallowing it.
The Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon didn’t resist; with a look of expectation, it let itself be directly swallowed inside.
Bai Xiaochun nervously stood by the side and looked inside of the Rearing Beast Flower. It was unknown what illusory realm the Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon was immersed in, but it didn’t become motionless like the other beasts. Instead, it let out gloomy roars. Bai Xiaochun was extremely agonised. He felt as if he had caused the issue to become too big and he was extremely worried that the Rearing Beast Flower would not be able to support the horrifying Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon.
With his continuous prayers, four hours passed, and only then did the Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon fly out with a solemn expression. After muttering to itself for a short period of time, it unexpectedly charged inside once again.
Time flew by and nine days later, Bai Xiaochun blankly stared at that Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon, which had actually surpassed the Nocturnal Beast, and dedicated itself for over fifty times in a row! Only then did it have a rueful expression and fly out.
“Although the illusory world is good, it is still a past event after all… Little One, you aren’t bad. In the future, if you have any matters, just come and find me. As long as it is not something that isn’t too big, I can help you out.” The Spirit Creek Sect’s Guardian Beastlike a loud bell as it spoke words of appreciation towards Bai Xiaochun. When it was about to leave, Bai Xiaochun hesitated for a moment. He felt that this time, he had really helped the sect and had done an enormous good deed.
And so, he opened his mouth and spoke at once.
“Senior Heaven’s Edge, is it possible for you to call the Guardian Beast of the four great mountains over, and let them dedicate themselves for a moment? And also a few beasts that belong to the ancestors…” Bai Xiaochun looked towards the Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon with expectation.
“Those few little children? It’s only a trifling matter!” The Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon grinned and laughed. It suddenly raised its head and inhaled. Bai Xiaochun could only feel the heavens and earth twisting for a moment, and within an instant, the Seven-Coloured Phoenix, Three-Eyed Black Crow, Mountain Ghost, as well as the lizard from the Sky Mountain, appeared in front of the Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon. Behind them, there were the combat beasts of a few ancestors.
After these combat beasts appeared, they all trembled. The Three-Eyed Black Crow and the Seven-Coloured Phoenix shivered; fear actually appeared in their eyes. The Mountain Ghost also trembled and fell to the ground.
As for the lizard from the Sky Peak, its legs directly turned soft and it completely lied down. As for the combat beasts of the four ancestors, they were even more unable to withstand it.
Bai Xiaochun was in ecstacy; the combat beasts in front of him, which were insufferably arrogant in the past, were now obediently following the instructions of the Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon. One by one, they jumped into the Rearing Beast Flower. This lasted until the morning of the second day, and after that, they respectively left to different places with a flabbergasted expression. The Heaven’s Edge Ink Dragon also walked away, but before it left, it looked at Bai Xiaochun with a look of appreciation.
Bai Xiaochun faced the sky and laughed loudly. He was extremely estastic after he noticed the Rearing Beast Flower closing. It was no longer releasing that fragrant aroma, and was instead preparing to bear fruit and birth a combat beast. He was happy from the bottom from his heart, and he was filled with pride. He had also heard about the disciples of the North Bank that were currently looking for the reason of the agitation of the combat beasts, which made him even more pleased with himself.
“The strongest combat beast of I, Bai Xiaochun, is about to be born! Humph! Disciples of the North Bank, tremble! I have already chosen a good name for this combat beast of mine, it will be called Tie Dan!
“It’s fine if you guys don’t lend me your beasts, but you also slandered me… Just wait until you guys find out the reason behind the anomalies of your combat beasts, and after you know that your combat beasts have already dedicated their Hereditary Blood in here... by that time, I, Bai Xiaochun, will have already returned to the South Bank! Hahahahaha!” Bai Xiaochun lifted his chin, flourished his sleeve and quickly assumed the appearance of an expert. However, he was unable to cover up the pleased look on his face.
At this moment, Bai Xiaochun felt extremely happy and was incomparably pleased with himself. But suddenly, he felt that there was a gaze that fell on his body. Flabbergasted, Bai Xiaochun turned his head. Almost immediately, he noticed that on the side of the pavilion not far away, at some unknown time, something had appeared. It was a... rabbit, which had straight ears and would unexpectedly disappear and reappear!
“You, you… you damned parrot rabbit! Why are you here?!” Bai Xiaochun’s expression turned blank as he let out a blood-curdling scream.
“You, you...you damned parrot rabbit! Why are you here?!” That rabbit’s expression also turned blank as it let out a blood-curdling scream. It then hastily escaped, even the Nocturnal Beast couldn’t compare to its speed! In a blink of an eye, it had vanished...
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Translated by: Sean
Edited by: Arch, MantouInv, Cannibaloid
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