Chapter 777: Decision
Xue Ying held on to his wife’s hand. That’s right. He still had them.
But his wife had spent a very long time cultivating in her previous life. And in this, she had already cultivated for over two billion years in the Devil Mountain Cosmos, yet she could not break through the bottleneck of stage four World Deity! If she could not break through, her soul would dissipate, and she would die eventually.
In the following period, Xue Ying’s black-robed avatar remained in the Starting Ground for cultivation. His true body was thinking of ways to help his wife and children. Some of the rarer cultivation books and mystical treasures of the cosmos and even deliberate arrangements were done for his wife and children as they visited several historical remains.
It had been one billion years since Xue Ying became a Ruler. In the Cultivator Cosmos, Xue Ying had grown in stature. The current Cosmos Deity-Demon List, released by Primal Master, had Bloodshed God-Emperor ranked as the first and Monarch Dong Bo as the second. The third was Purgatory Ruler, and the fourth was Monarch Green…
“Hahaha, Xue Ying, don’t dream of hurting me with just this move.” On a great land amidst the starry sky, two figures were facing each other.
One was the crimson-robed Bloodshed God-Emperor, and the other was the white-robed Xue Ying.
Bloodshed God-Emperor personally refined this land for his cultivation. Currently, in the entire cosmos, only Xue Ying was able to spar with him. Even if it were a spar, the two would control their strength. Instead, they only utilized the laws and profound mysteries, competing with each other in some moves. They dared not release their full strength.
He had long cultivated the “Walker’s Hidden Secret” to the 20th level. With such strength, Xue Ying did not dare to display it wantonly in the cosmos.
The Bloodshed God-Emperor was even more outstanding. After many years of stepping into the Void God realm, his combat power had become deeper and unfathomable.
“Teacher, don’t be so complacent. I wonder who was the one who got trampled on the previous time.” Xue Ying teased. The two of them were purely sparring and competing on their skillsets. Xue Ying had the three Primal Chaos ranked absolute arts, “Shadowless Heaven’s Gathering”, “3000 Incarnations” and “God Light Scripture”. In addition to the large amounts of precious books which he had once read on the Primogenitor Devil Mountain, Xue Ying’s combative techniques were becoming more mystical and formidable. The previous time, he had relied on his illusory realm and the “3000 Incarnations” to win a bout over Bloodshed God-Emperor!
Naturally, the Bloodshed God-Emperor was forbidden from using all arrays! He was only able to use laws and profound mysteries. That was why he lost the bout.
Bloodshed God-Emperor reacted calmly, “That was just a mere carelessness.”
“Then you should prepare to receive another move from this disciple then.” Xue Ying said, “This is the newly created move from the eighth volume of “Wind Ripple Path” .”
“Oh?” Bloodshed God-Emperor’s eyes lit up.
Xue Ying’s body suddenly turned faint. It went through a strange arc before appearing right in front of Bloodshed God-Emperor. There were no other undulations formed. The surrounding wind remained blowing, and the grass and plants remained as per usual. Xue Ying had instead soared at such terrific speed that shocked Bloodshed God-Emperor into preparing a counter-blow, but Xue Ying’s figure had already disappeared yet again.
‘Such speed.’ Bloodshed God-Emperor was inwardly shocked after seeing this. His law domain was extremely huge, and he could easily deduce that Xue Ying did not rely on any strength or speed from his body. Instead, he relied on the laws and profound mysteries to attain such speed.
Suddenly, another Xue Ying appeared in the distance.
Closely following that, another Xue Ying appeared by the rear of Bloodshed God-Emperor. There were a total of three figures at this moment!
They flashed and surrounded Bloodshed God-Emperor at the same time. Each of them had a spear in his hand. The spear moved in a similar manner with his body–it seemed like a simple jab, yet it left behind a strange arc before arriving right in front of Bloodshed God-Emperor.
“Dang dang dang.” Bloodshed God-Emperor used both his hands to parry against the attacks, ‘How did this brat reach such a fast speed? I could almost not parry against his attacks. Initially, I wanted to use my newly comprehended move to startle him, yet it was forced out by him first.’
Many blood sword edges suddenly flew out from the figure of Bloodshed God-Emperor. They devastated his surroundings. Xue Ying was so frightened by this that he hurriedly retreated.
One could see many blood edges moving about Bloodshed God-Emperor in all directions. It formed a huge sphere and was something that resembled the nature. It gave off a feeling like the operating laws of the Sun Star, astonishing Xue Ying.
“How is it?” Bloodshed God-Emperor chuckled.
“Previously, Teacher did not use this move!” Xue Ying was genuinely startled.
“Previously, I have just reached the Void Origin Birth realm in my Dao of Bloodshed. I have yet to consolidate it. After cultivating for a period, things aren’t naturally the same anymore.” Bloodshed God-Emperor said. He had some lingering fear. By not using the arrays of Void God energy or his bodily strength… when competing on the laws and profound mysteries, he had almost lost to this disciple of his. Xue Ying was indeed incredible.
Xue Ying was lamenting inwardly. Void God was still a Void God. When he did not rely on the “Walker’s Hidden Secret”, it was almost impossible to defeat them! He had three Primal Chaos ranked absolute arts, and naturally, he was able to wield power beyond ordinary Rulers. But it was futile.
Still, he was quite curious about how much pressure he could place on his teacher if he were to use his entire strength. His strongest technique was still the Walker’s Hidden Secret currently. But his teacher was strongest in the ‘hex’ system, and the moment he unleashed his Void God energy, he would be even stronger.
“Teacher.” Xue Ying stated, “There is a matter which I have to request Teacher to do.”
“Haha, currently, other than me, there is nobody who is your opponent. What matter is it that requires my help?” Bloodshed God-Emperor laughed, “Say it.”
“I hope for Teacher to help protect my loved ones.” Xue Ying said.
“For me to protect your loved ones?” Bloodshed God-Emperor felt puzzled, “What about you?” This disciple of his was a Ruler, and he had three avatars too.
“I am prepared to leave the cosmos.” Xue Ying responded, “I am prepared to enter the Primal Chaos Void.”
“Entering the Primal Chaos Void?” Bloodshed God-Emperor was shocked, “How can you enter without becoming a Void God?”
Xue Ying nodded, “I have my ways. Gu Qian Luo depended on the Primal Chaos Flying Ship to travel in the Primal Chaos Void, and I naturally have my ways too.”
He had thought about this for a very long time.
His father, mother Uncle Zong, Uncle Tong and his little brother had left the world. That had stimulated him greatly because they were his loved ones! The recent 100 million years were spent helping his wife Jing Qiu and his son to break through. But ‘transcending’ was ultimately too difficult. Xue Ying could only provide an external stimulus. Ultimately, they had to depend on themselves.
100 million years had passed already, and his wife had yet to break through. Xue Ying was afraid. He was afraid that one day, it would come…
He could not accept that outcome.
What was it for?
To become stronger? To be unparalleled?
Xue Ying had cultivated for the sake of his loved ones since young. If his loved ones were not around, then so what if he cultivated to become stronger? Living would just be like moving a corpse around.
Maybe other Rulers and powerful existences had once experienced the agony of losing their loved ones, and over time, they had gradually placed all concentration on cultivation. But Xue Ying could not achieve that. If that fateful day arrived, it might be possible that Xue Ying would also focus on his cultivation to forget everything…
But he did not wish to walk this Dao path.
There were no dangers or tempering chances for him if he remained in the Cultivator Cosmos. There were no miraculous opportunities for him or any powerful experts. His rate of cultivation would become very slow. He could only leave for the wider world! He wanted to grow even faster! After all, only by getting more miraculous treasures or other external stimuli to aid one’s cultivation could he boost Jing Qiu’s chances for a breakthrough.
“You are really thinking of leaving?” Bloodshed God-Emperor asked.
“Mn.” Xue Ying nodded.
“To where?” Bloodshed God-Emperor asked.
“Seventh Star Oceanic Sacred World.” Xue Ying said.
“Are you planning on returning?” Bloodshed God-Emperor asked. He was different from Xue Ying. The system ‘hex’ approached power by researching the myriad existences. He had to bury his head and ponder it. He was not in a rush and was planning to patiently cultivate until the end of the cosmos epoch before leaving this place. Furthermore, he had to bring his people with him, together; it was not about leaving whenever he wanted to.
“I’ll definitely return before this cosmos epoch ends.” Xue Ying said.
“There should be a total of 1.36 trillion years in this cosmos epoch according to my senses.” Bloodshed God-Emperor said.
“I’ll definitely return within a trillion years then.” Xue Ying said.
A trillion years.
That was a very long period.
Only with sufficient time could Xue Ying have the confidence to do what he wanted to – seek for treasures that could boost his loved ones’ chances of breaking through! As for the lifespan of his loved ones? They could always enter the Eden treasure world and pass their lives when they no longer had hopes of breaking through. The Eden treasure world was able to maintain time flow at a languid pace, and reaching one-ten-thousandth of normal time wasn’t that difficult. The consumption of energy was a pittance to Xue Ying.
His wife and son had lived for 100 million years within the Eden treasure world, while a billion years had passed in the outside world.
When he returned by then, the situation would likely be different. It would be different from his current view… instead, it would be him watching them helplessly as they reached the end of their life!
“You are just a Ruler, and you are thinking of leaving the cosmos?” Bloodshed God-Emperor shook his head, “The Primal Chaos Void is very dangerous.”
“I understand.” Xue Ying nodded. The Voidwalker inheritance had long informed him about information of the outside world.
“What exactly is it for that you aren’t willing to cultivate within the cosmos until the cosmos epoch ends? With your comprehension ability, you should not be any worse than Ancestor Devil.” Bloodshed God-Emperor said, “At that time when you leave, there are very few who can threaten you.”
“For the sake of my loved ones.” Xue Ying answered simply.
Bloodshed God-Emperor was stunned.
A figure subconsciously appeared from deep within his memories. That was too long ago! That time, it was because of the love between Xue Ying and his wife that moved him. As a result, he decided to accept Xue Ying as a disciple.
“I understand.” Bloodshed God-Emperor nodded. In the past, he had tried thinking of all ways to make his wife become a stage one World Deity. Eventually, his wife still died with her soul dissipating away. If his wife had become a stage four World Deity, he might also think of all ways to find some ways for his wife to transcend.
He understood Xue Ying’s line of thought and thus made no moves to stop him.