Every Great Realm was a barrier to cultivators, and crossing it was a new world, the same with the Emperor Realm.
Rays of ferocious World Energy descended from the sky, filling the sky with dark clouds and lightning.
A clear and melodious phoenix cry rang out, and from where Su Yan was standing, the faint image of an ice blue phoenix appeared. This ice phoenix was incomparably huge, and as it let out a loud cry, the unique aura of a Holy Spirit spread out, causing everything within a thousand kilometer radius to freeze, causing the crowd watching from afar to reveal looks of shock.
Inside Yang Kai’s body, the Golden Holy Dragon’s Origin Energy began to stir, showing signs of resonating with Su Yan and the Ice Phoenix’s Origin. If it weren’t for Yang Kai suppressing it with all his might, it was likely he would have been able to manifest his dragon body in an instant.
This caused him to be a bit surprised. He hadn’t expected that when Su Yan broke through to the Emperor Realm, he would also have some kind of strange reaction. He didn’t know if it was because he cultivated the Yin Yang Joyous Unification Art.
As time passed, the World Energy became more powerful, but the Ice Phoenix’s image continued to condense and its aura grew stronger, becoming a match for the World Energy.
Finally, a visible ripple spread out, sweeping out in all directions.
The giant ice phoenix phantom disappeared and the dark clouds in the sky dispersed, revealing the light once more.
The world returned to calm.
After a long time, the surrounding cultivators finally dared to step forward to investigate, but there was no trace of the person who had broken through. It was unknown when she had left.
However, this formation was far more powerful than an ordinary Emperor Realm master’s breakthrough, so the cultivators in the nearby cities were quite excited about it.
Su Yan had already broken through to the Emperor Realm, so she more or less had some ability to protect herself, allowing Yang Kai to relax a little.
Another five days later, the group of five returned to High Heaven Palace and parted ways at the Space Array. Several beauties shed a lot of tears, causing Yang Kai to feel uncomfortable.
After sending Su Yan and the others off, Yang Kai arranged for his Little Senior Sister to settle down before stepping onto the Space Array. However, he did not teleport to Tiger Roar City but instead went to the Plain Palace in the Southern Domain. Since the last time the Plain Palace's scheme had been destroyed, the Plain Palace had become a branch of High Heaven Palace in the Southern Domain, and there were now fifty thousand disciples residing here.
Although a group of people had been conscripted to the Western Domain Battlefield to fight the Demon Race, that was only a minority. Ninety-five percent of the disciples remained here to cultivate and become stronger.
Yang Kai didn’t alert anyone and went straight to the Forbidden Zone of the Plain Palace, where the Astral Wind were.
The last time he had come here, he had discovered that the Astral Winds were incredibly powerful, and there seemed to be some kind of treasure hidden at the end of the canyon. It was this unknown treasure that had produced the Astral Winds, allowing him to temper his physical body in this canyon.
Since he wanted to go to the Demon Territory, he should make more preparations. Since his branch had a treasure, Yang Kai naturally wanted to try to collect it. Perhaps it would be of some help to him if he went to the Demon Territory. Even if he failed, he wouldn’t suffer any losses.
Walking into the canyon, he found that many disciples were standing at the very front of the canyon to receive the baptism of the Outer World’s Astral Wind, using it to temper their physical strength. However, these disciples’ cultivation wasn’t high, so they were naturally only able to stand at the outermost edge.
Yang Kai flashed by, but no one noticed him.
As he continued deeper into the canyon, a hole gradually appeared on the surrounding cliffs to avoid the astral winds and allow him to recuperate. The power of the astral winds also became stronger, but Yang Kai was not afraid. He had the physique of a Half-Dragon and his physique was extremely tough, so this small amount of astral winds could not do anything to him.
After the time it took for an incense stick to burn, the astral winds blowing towards him caused his skin to ache. The invisible astral winds cut through his skin like sharp blades, and only then did Yang Kai activate his Emperor Qi to protect himself, his pace not slowing down in the slightest.
A moment later, the Emperor Qi protecting his body was also cut into pieces, unable to protect him at all. The omnipresent astral winds cut his body, causing golden blood to seep out from every part of his body, dying his clothes a golden color.
However, Yang Kai didn’t show any signs of stopping as he continued to walk forward.
* Chi chi chi chi * The depths of the canyon were like a forbidden zone for life. Back then, even someone as strong as Xi Lei could only cultivate in a place slightly away, not daring to go too deep. Yang Kai’s physique was much stronger than Xi Lei's, but whether or not he could reach the deepest part of the canyon, he wasn’t sure.
All he had to do was listen to fate!
The deeper he went, the more terrifying the astral winds became.
Gradually, countless cuts appeared on Yang Kai’s body, and even though his regenerative ability was extraordinary, he was unable to heal these wounds quickly. Golden blood flowed from his wounds, and as he walked, two golden footprints appeared on the ground. Yang Kai’s entire body was drenched in his own blood.
The astral winds were extremely strange. Not only did they cut his body, but they also seemed to be able to affect his organs, bones, and meridians. In the end, every step Yang Kai took caused his bones to creak and his organs to ache.
Left with no choice, he could only transform into his half dragon form and continue to advance.
His 100 meter half-dragon body had grown slightly, reaching a height of 106 meter (30zhang to 32zhang). Perhaps because he had been cultivating with Su Yan for the past few months, he had managed to fuse even more of the Golden Holy Dragon’s Origin Energy with his body.
Boom boom boom…
Yang Kai descended step by step, causing the canyon to tremble.
After walking for an unknown amount of time, when Yang Kai felt like he was about to collapse, he suddenly saw a thin Void Crack appear in front of him, causing his expression to tremble.
The last time he had come here to investigate, he had noticed this Void Crack. Endless astral winds from beyond the world were pouring out from this Void Crack, blowing along the canyon. At that time, he had guessed that if there was some kind of treasure in this Void Crack, it must be hidden inside it. It was precisely because the power of the treasure in this Void Crack was so strong that it could never be closed, allowing the astral winds to constantly appear.
Now that this crack was right in front of him, Yang Kai’s eyes naturally lit up.
Ignoring his own injuries, Yang Kai braved the strong winds and arrived in front of the Void Crack.
With a swish, a strong gust of wind slashed out from the crack like a sword light, directly cutting through Yang Kai’s half-dragon body. Yang Kai looked down and saw a huge cut on his waist, almost cutting him in half. The first thing he saw was his five viscera and six bowels, but soon his Golden Blood gushed out and covered the wound.
Yang Kai grimaced in pain, but his anticipation for the treasure hidden in the void only increased.
His half-dragon body had almost been cut in half, and the power of this attack far exceeded his imagination. If he could really obtain such a treasure, it would definitely be of great help to his trip to the Demon Territory.
After dispersing his half dragon body, Yang Kai rushed into the Void Crack.
It was a chaotic void, and the astral winds that had been disturbing him suddenly disappeared, making Yang Kai feel somewhat uncomfortable.
Covering the wound on his abdomen with his hand, Yang Kai looked around in the void and soon noticed something.
It was a long vine, a long vine rooted in the primal chaos!
Yang Kai couldn’t help feeling somewhat surprised. He had entered and exited the Void Crack countless times, but in such a strange place, all he had seen was endless void turbulence and void chaos. He had never thought that such a place would have a long vine!
However, at this moment, the long vine had already withered and its entire body was gray and lifeless.
At the top of the long vine was a palm-sized gourd. The small gourd was blue in color and had complicated patterns on its surface, seemingly containing the Great Dao of Heaven and Earth and exuding an extremely profound aura.
A strong gust of wind emerged from the gourd and blew out from the crack.
The source of the Outer World Astral Wind was actually a blue Bottle Gourd!
Seeing this, Yang Kai couldn’t help clicking his tongue in wonder, but he quickly realized that this Blue Gourd was definitely a supreme treasure of Heaven and Earth, probably not inferior to his Soul Warming Lotus.
He had picked up a rare treasure!
Yang Kai was overjoyed. Activating his Emperor Qi, he carefully reached out towards the blue gourd and grabbed it.
Unexpectedly, he didn’t suffer any damage at all. The strong winds that were strong enough to cut him in half didn’t seem to pose any threat to him, allowing him to easily grasp the Blue Gourd.
He gently plucked the Blue Gourd from the vine.
Before Yang Kai could examine the Blue Gourd in his hand, the vine that should have been dead for tens of thousands of years suddenly shrank back and disappeared into the endless void and chaos!
Yang Kai was stunned for a moment before slapping his thigh in annoyance.
If he had known that this long vine was so strange, he would have collected it first. To be able to produce a treasure like this Blue Gourd, this long vine was obviously extraordinary. If it could be transplanted into his Mysterious Small Boundary, it might even be able to form another gourd.
However, after thinking about it for a while, Yang Kai quickly dismissed this idea. This was because this kind of thing that was born from the world’s destiny was the only thing in this world, and it was impossible for a second one to appear. Thinking about it this way, Yang Kai felt much better.
One should always be content with what they have. Today, obtaining the Blue Gourd was also a great opportunity, and if one was too greedy, they would be insatiable.
Calming himself down, Yang Kai carefully played with the Blue Gourd in his hand.
After plucking it from the vine, the patterns on the surface of Blue Gourd disappeared, and the mysterious aura also disappeared, as if it had become an ordinary gourd.
However, Yang Kai’s Divine Sense was unable to determine the situation inside the gourd, so he immediately knew that this so-called ‘ordinary’ was just an appearance. If he wanted to display the power of this Blue Gourd, he would have to carefully refine it.
Putting away the Blue Gourd, Yang Kai leapt out of the Void Crack.
Since the source of the astral winds in the canyon had been taken away by him, the Plain Palace branch naturally lost its ability to temper one’s physical body, and even the Void Crack rapidly closed up under the World Laws of the Star Boundary and disappeared.
Doing so would undoubtedly be a loss to the High Heaven Palace disciples, but Yang Kai couldn’t care less about it now. At most, he would just have to wait until he returned from the Demon Territory before putting the Blue Gourd back. At that time, this canyon would be able to be used again.
TO BE CONTINUED...