Chapter 818: Plate Ripple Diagram
Many True God disciples and Outer Hall Elders from the Great Void Heaven Temple looked towards the furthest peak. They were looking with great curiosity at the highest peak where the chain of palaces that shone across the entire holy ground. All of them wondered what had happened that so many higher echelon members of the holy ground had to be summoned at this moment. A piece of news soon spread around: “Dong Bo Xue Ying has become an Inner Hall Elder?”
News spread like wildfire. At the same time, some Inner Hall Elders and Hall Masters were also spreading the news to their own subordinates and disciples.
“How long has he been cultivating?”
“He has just arrived at the Great Void Heaven Temple quite recently. The True God disciple battle also ended less than a 100 million years ago, and he has already become an Inner Hall Elder?”
“He is truly someone who originated from the same cosmos as Ancestor Devil and Swordmaster. Just a short period after he read through the countless books from the Myriad Elephant Palace Hall, he was able to transform and become an Inner Hall Elder.”
“He passed the Star Pagoda third level when he was only a Void God of the Origin Birth realm! It was said that Outer Hall Elders at the Unity realm had to cultivate for a period of time before they could even pass the third level.”
This piece of news shocked many True God disciples and Outer Hall Elders. This kind of achievement was something that they could only hope for.
On ‘Yu Xing Island’.
Some golden-robed disciples also came out of their cavern-dwelling with puzzlement. They looked in the direction of the Great Void Palace Hall, wondering about what had happened. Soon, they also received the news.
“Senior Disciple Dong Bo become Inner Hall Elder?”
As people who previously fought with Xue Ying, this batch of golden-robed disciples was surprised and envious.
“Previously I thought that Senior Disciple Dong Bo was quite amazing. When he first arrived at the Great Void Heaven Temple, he was closely matched in power with Senior Disciple Rain Sword Guest already.” Disciple Sister Qian Que chuckled, “It was only a short time ago that Senior Disciple Dong Bo became a Void God, and now, he is already an Inner Hall Elder?”
“Disciple Sister Qian Que, I was previously hoping for you to get closer with Dong Bo. You must be regretting now right?” The plump Xue Chen laughed out loud.
Stood there with her long trail of golden hair and bright yellow robe, the elegant and poised Qian Que could only smile as she listened to Xue Chen teasing her.
Xue Chen turned towards Old Devil Needle and shouted out: “Old Devil Needle, weren’t you so arrogant during the True God Disciple battle? How is it? Senior Disciple Dong Bo had never placed you in his eyes. Right now, he has not only become a Void God, he has also become an Inner Hall Elder. I see that it is impossible for you to become one in your entire life.”
Old Devil Needle only snorted before turning and entering his dwelling.
“Haha, he is entirely speechless.” Xue Chen laughed voraciously.
“Quickly look over.”
“Senior Disciple Dong Bo is coming out.”
Many True Gods disciples and Outer Hall Elders of could see figures flying out one by one from Great Void Palace Hall. They also saw a white-robed Xue Ying as he calmly flew out just as how he flew in. He left the Great Void Palace Hall while flying and chatting with other Inner Hall Elders.
“Inner Hall Elder. In this lifetime, when will I ever become one?” Xue Chen muttered. He was looking at Xue Ying and that group from afar; his voice was filled with admiration and envy.
It was truly hard.
Crossing the third level of Star Pagoda at the Origin Birth realm was nearly impossible for most.
And to cross the fifth level at the Unity realm? What did passing the fifth level represent?
It was even more significant than passing the sixth. Usually, only Primal Chaos giants could pass the sixth level. That was also why passing the fifth level indicated that they had already reached the boundary of the Primal Chaos realm. It was rare even amongst Unity experts who were nurtured by the Great Void Heaven Temple to pass the fifth level. In the entire Great Void Heaven Temple, there was only a handful of them that had achieved this, with the majority of them becoming Outer Hall Elders.
When Xue Ying first became an Inner Hall Elder, many other Inner Hall Elders invited him over to gatherings. Nevertheless, as he attended those gatherings, he felt that the others were hiding something from him.
‘What are the Inner Hall Elders hiding from me?’
‘When I asked them, they merely replied to me that I would understand only after passing the fifth level of Star Pagoda.’
Xue Ying pondered in frustration.
After the gatherings ended, Xue Ying returned the robe and token he got as a golden-robed disciple. As an Inner Hall Elder, Xue Ying was bestowed three objects when he was at the Great Void Palace Hall by Forefather Tian Yu–a robe, token and a communication talisman. The token represented his status as an Inner Hall Elder, and also acted as a life-saving treasure. As a result, it was worth much more than his Black Gourd.
Other than that, as soon as he became an Inner Hall Elder, Xue Ying also received a million contribution points. This contribution points could be used to exchange with all kind of treasure that could help in his cultivation.
And if he wanted to obtain more contribution points? He would have to complete more missions!
In the future, if he wanted to refine powerful weapons or to request others to do things, Xue Ying would have to fight for himself and earn them.
Inside the Myriad Elephant Palace Hall, Xue Ying was currently flipping through some books on the fourth floor. It was only after he became an Inner Hall Elder could he enter the fourth floor.
The fourth floor was significantly more important than the three lower floors. Many books were kept on this level, and each book was priceless. Many original copies of cosmos ranked absolute arts were placed there. As an Inner Hall Elder, he could choose any cosmos ranked absolute art for himself.
“Meow.” A black cat up onto the shelf with a leap. It looked downwards at Xue Ying, “Dong Bo Xue Ying, don’t be too greedy. It takes a lot of energy to study a single cosmos ranked absolute art. If you’re too greedy, it might backfire and influence your cultivation.”
“Thank you.” Xue Ying smiled back.
He also discovered it too. There were nine original copies of cosmos ranked absolute arts. Among them, there were two that contained the Dao of Slaughter–the “13 Apocalyptic Swords” and the “Waning Moon Sword Scripture”. When he first looked through the two, he found that there were many contradictions between them. He knew that it was possible for him to learn both of them if his realm was adequate. But having just reached the Origin Birth Realm, it would be hard for him to confront even a single absolute art created by Cosmos God.
“I will just take these two then.” Xue Ying took another blue stone book. There was some kind of ripple emanating on the bluestone surface.
He decided to focus on these two arts. One was the “13 Apocalyptic Swords” which he had already spent time and effort to cultivate. The other was an absolute art that belonged to the Dao of Ripple. This absolute art was created by ‘Ancestor Cang’, also the primogenitor of the laws and profound mysteries system. This was also the only absolute art left behind by him!
Xue Ying wanted to seek for other cosmos ranked absolute arts pertaining to the Dao of Void, but to no avail. Ever since the ancient times, there were only three who had reached the final realm cultivating the laws and profound mysteries system–’Ancestor Cang’, ForefatherTian Yu and Swordmaster. None of them had cultivated the Dao of Void.
“Dong Bo Xue Ying, come over to my place.” Xue Ying heard a cold voice resounding by his ears.
“Ancestor Devil?” Xue Ying put down the bluestone book that was emanating ripples in his hand and quickly headed downstairs.
The black cat that was still located on the bookshelf watched Xue Ying leave. There was a hint of expectation in its eyes: ‘Such a young Inner Hall Elder. It is worth properly observing him.’
Punishment Hall. This palace hall was located by itself on a floating island. This hall emitted a chilling murderous air that steered ordinary disciples from coming close to it.
Xue Ying turned into a stream of light as he flew descended on the island before entering the Punishment Hall.
Inside the Punishment hall, there was a male wearing a gorgeous black robe seated in the highest position. His expression remained cold as he opened his eye at Xue Ying.
“Ancestor Devil.” Xue Ying greeted politely after he entered.
“When cultivating, you should also temper yourself well. Do you have any plans to go out?” Ancestor Devil asked.
“I haven’t thought about it yet.” Xue Ying replied.
Ancestor Devil acknowledged, “Our Great Heaven Void Temple has some conflict with the Ancient Sacred World and the Ancestor Mother World. It would be best for you not to leave the Seven Star Oceanic Sacred World before reaching the Unity realm. How about this, within Seven Star Oceanic Sacred World itself, our Great Void Heaven Temple has control over a total of 12 primal chaos cities. We manage those cities, and there are people from our sect stationed there. You can pay one of those cities a visit. Although there are incarnations of hall masters and elders situated there, it is still quite dnagerous. There might be someone in those cities who harbors ill intention and would want to kill you. This could be a good opportunity for you to temper yourself.”
“Alright. I’ll select a city to be stationed at.” Xue Ying replied. Actually, he was also considering this issue.
Ancestor Devil took the initiative to discuss it with him. This could be because the position of Swordmaster was too high within the Great Void Heaven Temple to be in charge of Xue Ying’s affair. Xue Ying could also be counted as a member of the Ancestor Devil faction! A lone wolf like Ancestor Devil, added with his comparatively short time since he joined Great Void Heaven Temple, made other Inner Hall Elders reluctant to get close with him. Amongst his subordinate, there were only some Outer Hall Elders, and currently, Xue Ying was the only Inner Hall Elder.
Of course, he had his own principles and bottom line. But since the Great Void Heaven Temple had stringent rules, Ancestor Devil became much more disciplined than previously when he was back at his hometown cosmos.