Chapter 869 – Return
The sudden change of events caught everyone off guard.
The Blue Serpent King and the Thousand Changes Illusionist Dragon were just decoys. The key had already been given to someone else.
Being an existence that had lived for countless millennia, the Black Serpent Dragon knew everything that went on in Xie Yang Palace, and the humans had underestimated its intelligence.
No one had enough time to react.
The black barrel-thick chains on the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon opened with a crisp metallic sound that represented despair across Heaven and Earth.
“Everything will now come to an end! I will first rip you ants into pieces, then destroy Xie Yang’s properties.”
The Black Destruction Serpent Dragon unleashed a long roar as a scarlet-black flame appeared on its large black scaled body.
The Black Destruction Serpent Dragon’s aura instantly became more than twice as strong as before.
A forbidden dragon aura swept across Xie Yang Palace, and all beings started to tremble as they fell into endless fear.
Within Xie Yang Palace, the elites of the outside world were petrified. Their bloodlines started to shake, and none of them could use their True Yuan. They couldn’t even think properly, they could only tremble.
The bloodline of the Destruction Dragon Race was ranked 9th in the Ten Thousand Ancient Races, so it stood at the peak.
“Now that the Yuan Sealing Divine Chains have been unlocked, the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon can now circulate its Dragon Yuan divine power….”
Zhao Feng and Nan Gongsheng managed to stabilize themselves, but they were unable to hide the shock in their eyes.
The half-step Kings and Kings who still had a Mark of Destruction fell to the ground. In terms of bloodline, power, and pure state of existence, the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon had exceeded them by too much.
At this critical moment, Zhao Fen gently touched the armguard on his arm, and a wicked smile appeared on Nan Gongsheng’s face.
However, the unexpected happened.
The moment the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon unlocked the Yuan Sealing Divine Chains, the chains merged with the key and exploded in a flash of five-colored divine lightning.
In just an instant, the five-colored divine lightning formed countless chains of lightning that wrapped around the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon.
“Arghhh~~~~!” The Black Destruction Serpent Dragon twisted in the sky as it screamed.
“What a terrifying power of Lightning!”
The power of Wind Lightning within Zhao Feng’s body started to shake uneasily. Even the God Tribulation Lightning shook slightly. Zhao Feng couldn’t estimate how strong this five-colored divine lightning was. It was actually able to severely injure the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon.
The large body of the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon fell onto the ground and created a smoking crater.
“Shameless Xie Yang…! How dare you scheme against me!?”
The Black Destruction Serpent Dragon’s angry road resounded across Heaven and Earth. Just a wisp of its aura almost shattered many of the humans’ minds.
Peng! Peng! Bam!
In an area covered by dust, the large body of the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon started to struggle as five-colored lightning chains sliced into its flesh.
“Zhe zhe, leaving a path of escape for the enemy isn’t something that Master Xie Yang would do,” a wicked voice sounded from within Nan Gongsheng’s body.
“Back in the day, the Ancient God Xie Yang knew that he couldn’t seal the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon forever, so he left a ‘key’ behind in order to scheme against the Black Serpent Dragon further,” Nan Gongsheng explained. He knew this from the Evil God Mental Thought Body.
The experts within Xie Yang Palace couldn’t help but let out a long breath as cold sweat drenched their backs. There was always something higher in the food chain. Although the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon had unrivalled battle-power, it had been sealed by the Ancient God Xie Yang, who even left behind another move on top.
“Unfortunately, the key has been sitting there for too long, so the power of Lightning within it isn’t even one hundredth of its peak. Otherwise…” the wicked voice within Nan Gongsheng’s body said in a regretful tone.
“We’ll retreat for now.”
Zhao Feng’s God’s Spiritual Eye saw that the five-colored chains of lightning around the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon’s body were starting to weaken. At the same time, a tiny crack appeared on the Yuan Sealing Divine Chains.
Zhao Feng was sure that the five-colored lightning was unable to kill the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon, and it would be able to get free soon.
The human elites that had arrived all understood, and they quickly retreated into the depths of Xie Yang Palace.
“The Divine Illusion Dimension is coming to an end. The longer we stall, the more hope we have to survive.” Senior Martial Brother Zhuge retreated decisively.
The grass and flowers in Xie Yang Palace were more transparent than before.
Sou! Sou! Sou!
The elites quickly ran away from the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon. The Blue Serpent King and the Thousand Changes Illusionist Dragon used this chance to enter the ground, but no one cared about them anymore.
While they were retreating, Zhao Feng could feel that the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon was struggling less and less.
Half a day later, the elites and geniuses all gathered together at the depths of Xie Yang Palace.
“The chances of us surviving are quite big. The Divine Illusion Dimension will leave the continent before the Black Serpent Dragon charges in.” The Eighth Prince smiled. At the very least, the threat that the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon posed was smaller than before it unlocked the chains.
Time passed by slowly as everyone waited. The struggling from the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon outside Xie Yang Palace completely stopped after another half a day.
“Humans, even if I am injured, I am part of the Destruction Dragon Race and can still easily kill you ants,” a deep voice resounded across Xie Yang Palace through the Mark of Destruction.
The God’s Forbidden Array outside Xie Yang Palace started to shake again.
The Black Destruction Serpent Dragon turned into a human male with black scales and entered Xie Yang Palace through a crack.
The Yuan Sealing Divine Chains outside Xie Yang Palace were shattered. After getting rid of the Yuan Sealing Divine Chains, the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon could now use secret techniques and turn into a human form.
At this moment, the black-scaled male revealed a deadly expression as a scarlet-black flame covered him and created a faint black tornado.
Every living being was destroyed and everything turned black wherever the human-shaped Black Destruction Serpent Dragon went.
“The Black Destruction Serpent Dragon has come!”
The expressions of some elites within Xie Yang Palace changed dramatically.
Although the black-scaled human wasn’t big, the damage he did was terrifying despite Xie Yang Palace’s power suppression.
Most of the human elites were inside the depths of Xie Yang Palace. Within an underground cellar:
“Yufei, we can team up and help you get rid of the Mark of Destruction.”
Zhao Feng and Nan Gongsheng spread out their hands.
Zhao Yufei revealed a look of joy, which then turned into worry. Her eyebrows then started to furrow. Zhao Feng knew that she was worried about the other members of the Duanmu Family.
“Yufei, there’s no time. Your Mark of Destruction was specifically strengthened by the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon and will need a lot of time to get rid of.”
Zhao Feng faintly shook his head. Getting rid of a Mark of Destruction was extremely tiring. Zhao Feng didn’t have the inclination nor the ability to help everyone else.
The benefit of getting rid of the Mark of Destruction was that the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon wouldn’t be able to sense them. The Black Destruction Serpent Dragon first killed those with a Mark of Destruction. Those that didn’t have one could hide.
Therefore, most of the people were trying to get rid of their Mark of Destruction, but not many were able to succeed. Those that were able to do it were only Zhao Feng, Mo Dongyao, Nan Gongsheng, and a couple others.
Bam! Boom! Boom!
The tornado created by the human-shaped Black Destruction Serpent Dragon ravaged across the buildings near the edge of Xie Yang Palace.
There was already a small number of geniuses and elites that were crushed into pieces by the faint black tornado.
The human-shaped Black Destruction Serpent Dragon was extremely fast and agile. It would also purposely suck human elites into the tornado.
Most of the people in Xie Yang Palace were filled with fear and panic. The Kings that hadn’t been able to get rid of the Mark of Destruction were the first group to be killed. None of them were able to fight back.
Only luck decided who was killed earlier.
However, on a certain tower, two purple-haired figures had calm expressions and no signs of panic.
“The Black Destruction Serpent Dragon is severely injured. It only charged into Xie Yang Palace to unleash its rage….” Nan Gongsheng said.
The threat that the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon posed was much weaker after being tricked by Xie Yang. Zhao Feng and Nan Gongsheng also didn’t have a Mark of Destruction, and they even had the Misty Spatial World. As far who was most likely to survive this incident, Zhao Feng and Nan Gongsheng were easily the top two.
“The Destruction Dragon Race bloodline is monstrous, and they can recover their injuries and become stronger by causing destruction. Apparently, once a Destruction Dragon destroys an entire dimension or world, they will be able to obtain a type of Origin of Destruction, which can make them stronger.” Zhao Feng sighed.
This was the specialty of the bloodline ranked 9th among the Ten Thousand Ancient Races. Why would the Destruction Dragon Race destroy everything if there was nothing to gain out of it?
Chaos broke out inside Xie Yang Palace as the geniuses and elites all scattered.
At a certain moment, the Black Destruction Serpent Dragon roared and charged toward the area where Zhao Feng was currently located.
Zhao Feng’s body and soul shook as he felt an extreme danger before it even arrived.
A silver light covered Zhao Feng and Nan Gongsheng, and they started to fade away. In the next instant, Zhao Feng and Nan Gongsheng appeared at the outer edge of Xie Yang Palace.
Zhao Feng had left more than a dozen spatial markings around the outer edges of Xie Yang Palace beforehand.
Zhao Feng suddenly gave a low cry as he glanced at the dimension that was becoming transparent. His God’s Spiritual Eye could faintly see through this dimension, and there was a blurry mountain and river below.
“The aura of the continent zone!”
Zhao Feng’s face was filled with joy as a suction force appeared from his clan’s token.
Each elite that entered the Divine Illusion Dimension had been given a return token, which could be used to return to their forces when the Divine Illusion Dimension was about to leave.
“We can go back now!”
Cries of extreme joy sounded in the Divine Illusion Dimension.
Shua! Shua! Shua!
Some elites and geniuses flew in the direction of the blurry continent zone and quickly disappeared. The dimension in front of them seemed to become a dream.
“A true dimension….” The Black Destruction Serpent Dragon, who was still wreaking havoc, couldn’t help but pause and look at the blurry continent zone with cruelness.
Shua! Shua! Shua!
More and more elites both inside and outside Xie Yang Palace started to disappear.
“Nan Gongsheng, we’ll meet again in the future.”
Zhao Feng’s body followed the suction force from the return token, and he entered a misty pathway that seemed to be both false and real at the same time.
After an indeterminate amount of time:
Zhao Feng’s body landed on a black stage, and countless exclamations sounded from the members of the Ten Thousand Sacred Clan nearby.
This was the Ten Thousand Sacred Clan located in the Great Tianfeng Island Zone.