A violent burst of energy burst out, piercing through the black shadow’s body and striking the air, causing cracks to appear.
Now that he had been exposed, the black shadow no longer concealed itself and stabbed out with its dagger, aiming to kill Yang Kai.
* Chi… *
Yang Kai’s figure didn’t move, but he was constantly pushed back. The ground beneath his feet seemed to have been plowed and two long ravines appeared. He stretched out his hand and grabbed the dagger that had stabbed into his waist. His five fingers were bloody as he stared at the figure in front of him.
Just now, it could be said that his life was hanging by a thread, causing Yang Kai to be both shocked and angry. What shocked him was that the other party’s attack had been completely undetectable, not even allowing him to detect it. This person’s assassination technique was simply at the peak of perfection. Who in the world could block such a technique? Yang Kai was furious that he had been ambushed.
The reason he was able to turn the situation around was not because he had sensed any killing intent, but because he had instinctively felt something was wrong and had shifted his body slightly to avoid being hit in a vital spot. Otherwise, the situation would have been far worse.
Boom boom boom…
A violent energy burst out from the dagger and exploded inside his body, causing Yang Kai’s waist to become a bloody mess. He had no choice but to use his Emperor Qi to resist the explosive force, spitting out a mouthful of golden blood as he shouted, “Who are you!?”
He had been brought here by Luo Chen, and before coming here, he had been in contact with Gao Xueting, so he hadn’t thought much about it. Who would have thought he would encounter an ambush here?
This was obviously a premeditated assassination. He couldn’t figure out who he had offended that would use such a method to kill him. What role had Luo Chen and Gao Xueting played in this entire process?
He didn’t want to think too much about it, but he had no choice but to do so. The most important thing right now was to resolve this crisis before figuring out the identity of the person who had attacked him. The matter of Luo Chen and Gao Xueting could be discussed later.
The black shadow didn’t answer and continued pushing Yang Kai forward.
Yang Kai’s Divine Sense swept over it, but he was still unable to see the true appearance of this black shadow, unable to even detect any signs of life. It was as if this black shadow was really just a shadow, not a real entity.
Yang Kai flew into a rage and threw out another punch, but the black shadow ignored it and simply allowed the punch to hit him.
A numbing sensation came from his waist and Yang Kai turned pale with fright. This dagger was highly toxic, but he didn’t know what kind of poison it was, but it had acted up so quickly.
With no time to probe further, Yang Kai’s Space Laws began to fluctuate as he stretched out his five fingers to grab the black shadow.
The black shadow let out a muffled groan as its body suddenly became more solid.
Seeing this, Yang Kai was overjoyed. His brute force had no effect on the other party, and even his Emperor Qi was unable to harm the other party. If even his Space Laws couldn’t do anything to him, he was afraid he would really die.
Fortunately, the Space Laws didn’t disappoint him. Under the pressure of this space force, the black shadow really couldn’t bear it and showed signs of revealing its true form.
“Slash!” Yang Kai shouted as a moon blade appeared out of thin air and cut through the shadow’s body.
A burst of warm blood spread out and the black shadow was cut in half, but it somehow managed to reform itself. However, a look of pain could clearly be seen on its blurry face. Although the moon blade had not been able to kill him, he had been injured.
Without waiting for Yang Kai to make a second move, the black shadow suddenly released his dagger and retreated.
How could Yang Kai allow him to come and go as he pleased? Yang Kai clenched his fist and the space around the black shadow suddenly froze.
This move exceeded the black shadow’s expectations and could be said to be impossible to guard against. Only now did he understand that this person in front of him was not to be trifled with. No wonder the higher-ups wanted him to kill him first, otherwise, it would really be a disaster.
“Banish!” Yang Kai shouted, and the space around the black shadow began to collapse. A black hole suddenly appeared behind the black shadow and a terrifying suction force came from it, wanting to swallow it whole.
This black shadow was too dangerous, even Moon Blade couldn’t kill him, so Yang Kai didn’t have the mood to investigate his identity. He would kill him first.
As for the Exile Secret Technique, it was a Divine Ability that allowed the target to be exiled into the Void Crack. No matter how weak or strong the black shadow was, once it was exiled into the Void Crack, it would likely be unable to escape and would eventually die of old age.
Feeling the aura of nothingness and chaos coming from the black hole, the black shadow became somewhat panicked and let out a sharp whistle. Suddenly, more than a dozen figures appeared from all directions, each of them holding a precious treasure as they bombarded Yang Kai.
Yang Kai’s expression changed. He hadn’t expected this guy to have helpers, and all of them were at the Emperor Realm.
Sweeping his eyes around, he was shocked to discover that these figures were all extremely familiar, all of them faces he had only met recently or even during the day.
These people were actually the Emperor Realm from the various great Sects and families of the Southern Domain who had come to participate in the Martial Meeting. However, at this moment, the auras coming from these people made Yang Kai’s heart palpitate. Looking up, he saw that each and every one of these people was wrapped in a faint black aura.
The scene in front of him was simply too familiar. How could he not know that these Emperor Realm had already been corroded by Demonic Qi? How could there be Demonic Qi?
In that instant of hesitation, he was enveloped by a violent energy.
A small bell suddenly appeared, spinning rapidly until it was as tall as a man, enveloping Yang Kai within it. On top of the bell were mountains, rivers, birds, fish, and beasts.
Mountain River Bell!
More than a dozen Emperor Realm had attacked with their full strength, and even Yang Kai didn’t dare to take them head on, let alone now that he was poisoned and had a dagger stabbed into his waist.
Boom, boom, boom, boom. The Mountain River Bell flashed wildly as all the attacks were blocked.
The Mountain River Bell suddenly shrank and Yang Kai caught it in his hand. Turning his head, Yang Kai saw that the black shadow, which was just a hair’s breadth away from being swallowed by the Exile Secret Technique, had taken advantage of Yang Kai’s distraction to break free from its shackles. In the darkness, a pair of indifferent eyes stared deeply at Yang Kai for a moment before bursting apart, transforming into countless wisps of black smoke that scattered and disappeared in the blink of an eye.
Failing to hit, he retreated a thousand kilometers.
Yang Kai secretly clenched his teeth, his heart filled with grief and indignation. Since his debut, he had never suffered such a great loss, almost dying at the hands of someone else, yet he hadn’t even seen the other party’s true appearance, not even knowing the other party’s origins. This was simply a humiliation.
He didn’t have time to investigate this matter. The dozen or so Emperor Realm had already activated their respective Emperor Artifacts and were madly attacking him, obviously trying to buy time for the black shadow to escape.
Yang Kai pulled out a dagger from his waist and sealed his wound with a spell. In a flash, he appeared in front of a white-bearded old man and punched him in the face.
The white-bearded old man didn’t make a sound as he was sent flying backwards, fainting in midair.
This old man was only a 1st order Emperor Realm, so how could he be Yang Kai’s opponent?
The remaining Emperor Realm masters didn’t show any fear, nor did they have any intention of escaping. Four people rushed out from the left and right while the others held Emperor Artifacts in their hands and bombarded the enemy.
Yang Kai’s cold eyes swept over them and his figure flickered as he dodged one of the attacks. The two people who had rushed towards him had been caught off guard and had been blown to smithereens by their own people, leaving not even their bones behind. It was unknown which Sect Master had died here.
The Mountain River Bell once again struck out, directly enveloping the three people on the right as a suppressive force descended from the sky. The three people also felt something was wrong and wanted to flee, but it was already too late.
As the sound of the bell rang out, Yang Kai lost control of his strength and his Emperor Qi was thrown into chaos as he fell to the ground.
Before they could land on the ground, the Mountain River Bell had already enveloped them.
Without stopping, Yang Kai rushed over to a beautiful woman’s side and grabbed her by the back of her neck. Using his Emperor Qi, he first sealed her Emperor Qi before slapping her on the back of her head, knocking her unconscious and throwing her into the Mountain River Bell.
In the blink of an eye, half of the dozen or so Emperor Realm masters who had ambushed him had been killed, while the remaining half, seeing that the situation was not looking good, didn’t continue to fight. Instead, they scattered and fled into the distance.
Yang Kai wanted to chase after them, but half of his body had already become numb, so he could only grit his teeth and stop, watching as they fled.
Sweeping the area with his Divine Sense to make sure there was no more danger, Yang Kai reached out and grabbed the two who had been knocked unconscious before tossing them into the Mountain River Bell to suppress them. Then, with a flash, he disappeared into the Mysterious Small World.
In the medicine garden, Yang Kai’s face was slightly pale as he walked over to the Eternal Tree and sat down cross-legged.
When Mu Zhu and Mu Lu heard this, they were shocked to see Yang Kai in such a state. They quickly surrounded him and began healing him.
A dark green light enveloped Yang Kai, and with the nourishment of the Eternal Tree’s vitality, Yang Kai immediately felt much better. In fact, the injuries he had suffered this time were secondary. Although the dagger had stabbed into his body and injured his internal organs, with Yang Kai’s current physique and powerful recovery ability, it was not a big problem.
The key was the strange poison on the dagger. Yang Kai didn’t know what kind of poison it was, but with his current physique and Second-Order Emperor Realm cultivation, he had actually been poisoned.
Emperor Qi surged and washed away the numb half of his body. With the help of the two Wood Spirits, he gradually regained consciousness.
It was all thanks to Yang Kai strength, otherwise any other Third-Order Emperor Realm master would have been unable to resist this poison.
Yang Kai now had the body of a half dragon, and the Dragon Race had an extremely strong resistance to all kinds of negative effects, so naturally, the poison was also present. Although the poison on this dagger was strong, it was still not enough to poison a Dragon Race to death. Ordinary Great Dragons wouldn’t be affected by this poison, but Yang Kai only had the body of a half dragon, so it would take some effort to expel it.
Not only were the two Wood Spirits proficient in healing wounds, they were also proficient in expelling poison.
With this coordination, after less than half a cup of tea’s time, Yang Kai spat out a mouthful of blood. This blood was no longer a normal golden color, but instead a green light that gave off a pungent smell.
Yang Kai slowly opened his eyes and stretched his body, feeling that there was nothing wrong with him. Thinking back to the attack just now, he still felt a lingering fear.
TO BE CONTINUED...