The peerlessly talented demon ba snake (20.2)
Translated by: Niladri
The heavenly tribulation was over. Clouds slowly dispersed in the sky, and a golden pillar of light broke the curtain of the clouds and covered the giant black snake. The golden light of merit and virtue quenches the impurities of the body and soul, and takes the creatures that have overcome tribulation to the upper realm. This demon king had been cultivating the righteous path for thousands of years, never harming the lives of innocent creatures, and protecting the demon clan for thousands of years. The power contained in the golden light of merit and virtue was radiant and pure.
Whatever the previous thoughts the people had, there was only reverence for the power of this Law now, and the desire to reach the sky from the bottom of their hearts.
The next action of the serpent shocked the crowd. He did not follow the golden light of merit and virtue to ascend up to the upper realm, instead, opened his mouth to spit out the golden demon core. The demon core in the air appeared to divide into two, one half of which went galloping towards the demon race.
That half of the demon core sank into the dantian of the Nine-tailed Fox King, and a deep voice came from the air: “Xi, hereafter the protection of the demon race will be left to you, I hope you do not tarnish my legacy to the demon race, and protect the inheritance of the demon race passing it down through the ages.”
Only then did the Xi recover from her shock, and she seemed to have guessed the King’s intention: “King! Don’t! ”
But now the demon king was the most powerful creature in the world. No one could stop him from doing what he wanted to do. The demon king swallowed the other half of the demon core and circled around in the air. Dark black scales could be seen to separate from his body.
The scales that had fallen off the body of a demon God were, of course, extraordinary things. As soon as the scales fell off, they flew towards the prohibition stone and then plunged into the ground, transforming into boulders that almost reached the sky. Every boulder contained a mysterious force, and this continuous chain of Boulders became an insurmountable ravine between the Territory of humans and the Territory of the demons. So far, only those humans or demons that will had been recognized by this stone forest or demons could cross the boundary and reach the other side’s territory.
After doing all this, the demon king, with his golden vertical pupils open, looked in one direction reluctantly, and then flew to the direction of Fanyin Temple along with the golden light of merit and virtue.
A moment later, beside the illusory phantom of the Mainland origin, there appeared the figure of the giant snake. The black serpent circled around the stone tree, its body tightly wrapped around the trunk, and its merits and virtues slowly got infused into the stone tree. Gradually, the colour of the snake’s skin became as gray as that stone tree, and the two merged into one.
The illusory phantom of the world’s origin faded away slowly, and the heavy sense of melancholy that filled the world disappeared and was replaced by the sense of flourishing life.
Lu Heng returned to the familiar enclosed space. Unlike last time, he was in no mood to see the subsequent developments. Within his thoughts remained the shadow of a familiar figure, even when he plunged himself into the ground of the main peak of Fanyin Temple.
It’s unlikely to happen; the Ba snake clan’s innate skill isn’t easy to crack. Lu Heng comforted himself in this way.
The assistant skillfully projected several images in the air.
Nine-tailed fox King Xi succeeded Lu Heng to become the demon king. After that, her heart became more mature and stable. With half of the demon core bestowed by Lu Heng, her strength soon overtook all the cultivators of the human race. Under her careful management, the strength of the demon race gradually surpassed that of the human race. Under the deterrence of indomitable strength, the sects of human cultivators dared not to do things such as using demon race as materials for refining.
The first lesson that every new generation of demon race takes when they first enters the clan school is about the origin of the stone forest guarding the border of the demon race and the most amazing and brilliant demon king in the history of the demon tribe.
Even among the people, no one dares speak (ill) about the monster king. After all, giving up ascension, supplementing the mainland origin with soul and body, thinking about it, one is afraid no one can do it. This demon king really saved thousands of life on this continent from the water and fire 1. The various atrocities that the Clear Spring sect committed on the demon King in the beginning could no longer be concealed, and they were known to all 2. The renowned sect, vanished into thin air in light of this, and abandoned leader Qing Kongzi was poisoned by the supporters of the demon King, his cultivation destroyed, and with a rotting body full of boils and sores died in a ruined temple in the mortal world.
However, Lu Heng did not care much about it. After a few random glances, he was anxious about finding the image of Shi Kong.
On the top picture, there was the snow rabbit Bai Li. After causing the catastrophe, she hid in a secret place that she mysteriously inherited. As soon as she had entered the secret world, Bai Li calmed down. It turned out that her unstable mind was affected by the resentment of the spirit of Incandescent dragon, which caused her to make (such) a serious mistake.
But as a consequence of such evil, she couldn’t go back to heaven. The Karmic debt of thousands of innocent disciples’ death was to be paid by her. In this secret world, although she avoided the death warrant of the demon race, she could not escape the tribulation lightning. Bai Li was ravaged by the heavenly tribulation day after day, but the secret place restored her when on her dying breath. So many times, day and night torture.
Every day when the thunder fell, Bai Li wanted to end herself, but when the injury recovered, she held a glimmer of hope. Today, the clouds had disappeared and the secret forces were treating her wounds. Suddenly there was a tear in the air and one man stepped in.
Bai Li was surprise at first, but got joyous after seeing the man’s face clearly.
Immersed in the joy of seeing her sweetheart, Bai Li did not find that there was something wrong with Shi Kong. This should have been a beautiful monk with a clear spring breeze demeanor and a bright moon like face. At this time, his eyes were red, and the black fog surged between his eyebrows. In addition, he was dressed in scarlet clothes, which made the whole person seem extremely evil. This was clearly the stage of devilization.
“Found you at last.”
Seeing the Shi Kong’s hand held that Fanyin Temple’s holy artifact- Karma plate, Bai Li was overjoyed: “Master Shi Kong, we lived together for a period of time, can you help me resolve this Karmic force?”
“If not for seeking him, if not for your body having his breath…” Shi Kong whispered in a low voice.
Bai Li did not hear Shi Kong’s murmur; she saw that the Shi Kong’s hands closed, the Karma plate congealed into a mass of pure spiritual power. Shi Kong then penetrated her body with this mass of spiritual power.
Feeling the gradual dissipation of the Karmic force and her cultivation skyrocketing, Bai Li was about to thank him, but felt a sharp pain coming from her dantian. Bai Li looked down and saw that a perfect hand was tearing open her dantian. Later, her consciousness plunged into endless darkness.
The picture turns.
Shi Kong appears at the Mainland origin. In his hands is a cage made of demonic power, within which the soul of Bai Li is sealed.
Shi Kong begins to talk to himself: “This is because of you, how can he make up the Mainland origin by his soul. This Karma, it is because of you. You will now get him out, so that he can Re-enter the reincarnation cycle…”
After that, the Shi Kong begins to integrate Bai Li’s soul into the Mainland origin. There is a hint of hope in his face, staring at the Mainland origin.
Day after day, there is no change.
Shi Kong finally loses heart 3. He laughs loudly and then sits down on the ground. “I should have realized it. I have been looking for you for hundreds of years. At the moment I saw the demon king, I should have understood. You’re not even a person of this world…”
“To understand, how do you want me to understand. Let go, I don’t even know who my heart is tied to, how could I resign myself to let go.” 4
Shi Kong has gone from obsession to devilization, and like Buddha, has an endless life span. But since then, Shi Kong has confined itself to the Mainland origin, day after day pining after the giant snake winding in the stone tree, never leaving half a step.