In the end, Qi Hai’s hand was unable to touch Xiu Xiu's face. How could a Yin Spirit without a physical body be touch? His hand directly passed through Xiu Xiu's face, causing the Yin Spirit’s body to glow.
Qi Hai’s face was filled with pain and self-reproach as he asked, “Xiu Xiu, is it really you?”
Obviously, this was the first time he had seen Xiu Xiu appear in such a state. Just as Fu Bo had thought, the reason he had spent so much effort to join the Underworld Sect was firstly because he wanted to use the power of the Underworld Sect to take revenge, and secondly because of the Secret Technique of the Underworld Sect. However, although he had successfully left Xiu XIu's Yin Soul in his Myriad Soul Banner, he had never known that Xiu Xiu had retained her sentience when she was alive until now.
Xiu Xius smiled at him and lightly said, “Don’t… make one mistake after another.”
Qi Hai was stunned. Was he wrong? How was he wrong? He never would have thought that the first thing Xiu Xiu would say to him would be this.
Immediately after, the woman turned around, looked at Yang Kai, bowed, and sincerely said, “Please forgive him, he was never like this.”
Perhaps it was because of the Yin Spirit’s powerful and sharp intuition, or perhaps it was because of her last concern for her beloved, but she could vaguely sense that if Qi Hai were to attack Yang Kai here, he would die in the next moment, so she took the initiative to leave the Myriad Soul Banner in order to protect Qi Hai’s life.
Yang Kai stared at her, sensing her mood, sighed in his heart, his killing intent slowly dissipating as he nodded, “If he didn’t seek his own death, I won't dealt with him.”
“Thank you,” Xiu Xiu nodded gratefully.
Yang Kai was silent for a moment before speaking again, “Back then… I couldn’t help you.” The True Phoenix Fire had been swallowed by Liu Yan and transformed into a phoenix egg. Liu Yan had also been taken away by Jiu Feng, so he really couldn’t help this woman.
Xiu Xiu smiled lightly. “Life and death are up to fate, there is nothing to worry about.”
“Xiu Xiu!” Qi Hai called out again in a trembling voice.
Xiu Xiu turned around and stretched out her translucent little hand, gently caressing Qi Hai’s face as she whispered, “Go back, go back to Heaven Union Fort and live well, otherwise I won’t forgive you.”
“But…” As Qi Hai spoke, he glanced at Yang Kai. He had wholeheartedly wanted to take revenge for his woman, but at this moment, Xiu Xiu had no intention of taking revenge and instead urged him to leave this dangerous place. This made Qi Hai suddenly feel somewhat at a loss, not knowing what to do.
“Go back!” Xiu Xiu said again, her eyes filled with reluctance. Immediately after, her translucent body suddenly began emitting a dazzling light.
Qi Hai was shocked and cried out, “Xiu Xiu, what happened to you?”
Xiu Xiu returned Qi Hai a familiar smile, and under the bright light, she suddenly collapsed, transforming into specks of light that filled the world.
Seeing this scene, Fu Bo couldn’t help showing a pained expression, his heart aching so much it felt like it was going to drip blood. This Yin Spirit had actually self-destructed! This was a Yin Spirit, a treasure that could only be encountered by luck and not sought after by the Underworld Sect. He had just been thinking that he would definitely find an opportunity to take her away from Qi Hai in the future, but as soon as he thought about it, he realized he didn’t have such an opportunity anymore.
He had never encountered a Yin Spirit that could self-destruct, so it was obvious how outstanding this Yin Spirit was. Perhaps even the few Yin Spirits in the Underworld Sect couldn’t compare to her.
Fu Bo’s face twitched as he suddenly felt like he had just lost an important treasure.
Qi Hai’s face was filled with panic as he stretched out his hand to grab the fluorescent lights, seemingly wanting to capture them, but in the end, it was all for naught. A moment later, the fluorescent lights dissipated and Qi Hai fell to his knees, tears streaming down his face as he clenched his fists and roared towards the sky, his voice filled with unwillingness and helplessness. He clearly knew what happened to Xiu Xiu.
There was a brief silence, like the eye of a storm.
A moment later, Yang Kai sighed and looked at Qi Hai, “What is your choice?”
The dispirited Qi Hai was startled awake and raised his head, staring at Yang Kai with a blank look in his eyes. Xiu Xiu's last words echoed in his ears as he slowly shook his head, got up, and walked back the way he came.
“Useless thing!” Fu Bo coldly snorted. Although he was Qi Hai’s master in name, he had no intention of forcing him to stay. Qi Hai no longer had any fighting spirit, so even if he stayed, he wouldn’t be able to contribute much, so he simply let him leave.
Not long after, Qi Hai’s figure disappeared.
A dozen kilometers away, three figures stood quietly on a small hill, watching the situation unfold.
They were Tang Sheng, Qian Xiuying, and Lan He from Heavenly Wolf Valley.
With so many masters suddenly appearing outside the Sect, the people from Heavenly Wolf Valley weren’t blind, so they naturally saw them. After the news was sent back, Tang Sheng and Qian Xiuying immediately came out to investigate. Lan He also ran over, but she was stopped by the two of them.
Tang Sheng and Qian Xiuying both wore gloomy expressions, somewhat resenting the actions of the Underworld Sect and the Buddhist Heaven Holy Land. Xu Chang Feng had previously proposed for Tang Sheng to open the Sect’s Great Protective Array to isolate Heaven and Earth and use the Heavenly Wolf Valley as a battlefield against Yang Kai, but after being rejected by Tang Sheng, he didn’t force him.
However, what was the point of all of blocking the entrance of their Sect to deal with Yang Kai? If he really wanted to attack, wouldn’t he have waited for him to get further away? If someone who didn’t know about this situation were to find out, they would probably think that the Heavenly Wolf Valley was also involved, but although they were angry, their fists weren’t as big as others’ and they couldn’t reason with them, so they could only watch from afar to ensure that the Heavenly Wolf Valley wouldn’t be affected.
Seeing Qi Hai and Xiu Xiu, Qian Xiuying couldn’t help feeling slightly moved, “This man is quite emotional, it’s a pity he took the wrong path.”
Tang Sheng stared at Qi Hai’s departing figure and said, “It seems to be someone from Heaven Union Fort.”
Lan He’s expression was also somewhat complicated. After all, love between a woman and a man was quite important. When she saw Xiu Xiu self-destruct her Spirit Body just now, she almost cried. Although she did not know the other party, she could feel Xiu Xiu's feelings for Qi Hai.
Xiu Xiu choosing to self-destruct her Spirit Body was undoubtedly the most decisive way to resolve this grudge, otherwise Qi Hai would definitely attack Yang Kai. At that time, only heaven knew what Qi Hai’s fate would be.
In her heart, she suddenly had an urge to rush over and fight side by side with Yang Kai and kill all the shameless people in the world, but Tang Sheng and Qian Xiuying had been on guard and had sealed her cultivation as soon as she arrived, obviously only allowing her to observe the battle and not interfere.
A dozen kilometers away, Yang Kai faced several dozen Emperor Realm masters, but his expression didn’t change at all, as if he didn’t even put these people in his eyes. Even Tang Sheng and Qian Xiuying couldn’t help admiring his graceful bearing.
Yang Kai turned to look at the red-haired and red-eyed Chi Gui and asked indifferently, “Qi Hai has left, what is your choice?”
Chi Gui quietly stared at Yang Kai and was shocked to discover that a warning bell had rung in his heart. An instinctive feeling told him that if he were to attack Yang Kai now, his fate would be miserable, and he might even… die!
As soon as this thought appeared, Chi Gui was shocked. The other party was a character from the same era as him, a rising star of the various regions, and he was also famous in the Eastern Region. Even if he were to face the son of Ghost Great Emperor, it would be impossible for him to have any life-threatening worries, but against this person, why did he feel such a strong sense of crisis?
He was well aware of Yang Kai’s current situation. If he were to act now, he wouldn’t be able to show any mercy, because if he did, he would lose his momentum. Yang Kai still had to deal with several dozen Emperor Realm, so it was impossible for him to compromise.
Therefore, Yang Kai would definitely go all out.
If he attacked with his full strength, would he really die? Chi Gui’s face couldn’t help twitching, but the words he was about to say suddenly changed, “What’s with the bad mood? Today is fine, but when you have a chance to survive, we’ll talk.”
As soon as he finished speaking, the sense of alarm in his heart disappeared and he suddenly felt like he was breathing a sigh of relief.
Yang Kai nodded. If Chi Gui really wanted to oppose him at this time, he would not show any mercy. No matter how powerful Chi Gui was, he was only a First-Order Emperor Realm. If he really killed him here, he would have offended all three of the top forces in the Eastern Region.
Yang Kai didn’t want to incur the wrath of the Heavens, so Chi Gui choosing to retreat was undoubtedly what he wanted to see.
Glancing around, Yang Kai sneered, “This King is right here. If you want to take my life, when are you going to act?”
“Little brat, you dare call yourself 'this king' in front of this old master? Once I capture you, this old master will definitely extract your soul and refine it.” Fu Bo coldly snorted and waved his hand, “Kill him!”
On the other side, Xu Chang Feng simply spat out a single word, “Kill!”
Emperor Qi surged, the wind and clouds changed, and the laws of the world became turbulent. Dozens of figures suddenly scattered and surrounded Yang Kai, leaving him with no way out.
At this moment, five figures had already arrived.
The leader of the group brandished his Emperor Treasure long spear, causing a piercing sound to ring through the air as countless spear shadows flew towards Yang Kai’s head. Soon after, the other four crossed each other like butterflies, making it difficult for anyone to determine the direction they were attacking.
Although these five people came from two great Sects, all of them were Emperor Realm masters. Even though this was their first time fighting together, it was as if they had been rehearsed beforehand.
Watching from afar, Tang Sheng and Qian Xiuying sighed.
In fact, they didn’t quite understand why the two great forces had mobilized so many people to deal with Yang Kai, even Fu Bo and Xu Chang Feng. In their eyes, with these five people’s murderous intent, there was no way Yang Kai could survive.
Because if it was any of them, they wouldn’t be able to resist such an attack. Even if they managed to resist it, they would definitely suffer heavy injuries, and in such an environment, suffering heavy injuries was equivalent to death!
Since that was the case, sending out so many Emperor Realm masters, wasn’t this making a mountain out of a molehill?
Lan He couldn’t help crying out in alarm, her face turning pale as she closed her eyes, unable to bear to watch any longer.
TO BE CONTINUED...