Chapter 1419: A Confident Nubis
Looking at the special, scale-like patterning on his arm, Nubis faintly smiled. He was rather excited as he murmured, "The essence of this old snake is even more intense than the Fourth Heavenly Layer Saint King's I absorbed before. I feel like I've consumed some extremely effective medicine that has rejuvenated me, making my body undergo some extremely evident changes. My strength may still remain the same as before, but I feel like my battle prowess is even greater than before. This old snake must have devoured the essence of a few other clansmen in his life, which is why his essence is so intense."
Nubis rolled his sleeve back down and his slightly-golden arm was immediately covered up. He looked up at the continent he had once yearned and feared for and murmured, "The Beast God Continent really is a great place. It's a suitable habitat for magical beasts. There are definitely many more magical beasts in these lands than on the Tian Yuan Continent, but unfortunately, it's no longer as attractive as it was to me now.
"And regarding that old snake, he must have stayed here for several millennia already. He may not have full control over every inch of land here, but with his strength, expanding his view across the entire continent shouldn't be too difficult. Once Golden-Striped Silver Snakes appear on the continent, they definitely won't be able to avoid his senses. Probably all the Golden-Striped Silver Snakes on this continent have already been killed by that old snake, so there's no need for me to stay any longer either. Whatever, I'll go look for Jian Chen on Three Saint Island."
With that, Nubis shot off into the distance as a golden streak of light. He did not use a Space Gate and instead flew. He enjoyed the scenery along the way as he leisurely traveled toward Three Saint Island.
Once the eight Class 8 Magical Beasts returned to their clans, they had discovered that it was indeed as Nubis had described. Their clansmen had not been harmed at all, only having been knocked out by the venomous gas he had sprayed. There was no threat to their lives whatsoever. All the clansmen who had been affected by the gas moved about energetically. Only a few weaker clansmen had not fully recovered, and their faces remained sheet-white.
However, the forests around their tribes had been reduced to dust by Nubis' venomous gas. Only a few thick, ancient trees stood where they were, having now shriveled and lost all signs of life.
However, the eight magical beasts completely ignored the destroyed vegetation around them. They were all overjoyed to see their clansmen completely fine. They all secretly thanked Nubis for his 'mercy' before immediately ordering their people to collect gold. In the end, they constructed a golden statue in the center of their tribes using a large quantity of gold.
The statue obviously depicted Nubis. He stood three hundred meters tall and had been personally carved by the Class 8 Magical Beasts, making him seem life-like.
In the blink of an eye, Jian Chen had already stayed on Three Saint Island for half a month. He spent more than half of that time beside Xiao Bao, guiding him through the cultivation process, passing on knowledge about everything, including battle skills and so on. He basically taught Xiao Bao everything he knew.
Xiao Bao was young, but he was a very sensible boy. He seemed to know that Jian Chen would be leaving soon, so he valued the time he spent with Jian Chen very much. He would take everything that Jian Chen told him to heart, diligently studying. He also worked very hard on his cultivation. Due to the vast amounts of resources available and because he did not need to comprehend the laws of the world for the lower layers of the Chaotic Body, Xiao Bao improved by leaps and bounds with every passing day. He had already reached the strength of a Fifth Heavenly Layer Saint Ruler.
The divisions of the Innate Chaotic Body greatly differed from the divisions of the normal Chaotic Body. The Innate Chaotic Body only had four major realms, which were minor achievement, partial achievement, major achievement, and great perfection. It was unlike the Chaotic Body Jian Chen possessed, which required his chaotic neidan to be shattered a total of eighteen times and his strength would only increase by several cultivation levels only when each shattering occurred. As a result, it was extremely evident whenever Xiao Bao's strength increased slightly.
Jian Chen and the Heavenly Enchantress would have minor conversations from time to time as well. The topic of the conversations would always be about Xiao Bao, but his relationship with her had taken a slightly better turn as a result. Although the Heavenly Enchantress still behaved coldly toward Jian Chen, she no longer appeared unapproachable at the very least.
The Heavenly Enchantress had consumed the fifth grade Violet Cloud Peach and Comprehension Tea Leaves he had given her as well. He could clearly sense that she was even more powerful than before, but due to the fact that she followed a different path of cultivation, Jian Chen was unable to tell just what level she had reached unless they fought.
Other than that, Xiao Qian, Xiao Yue, and Qin Qin were familiar to Jian Chen as well, so they obviously received his assistance too. He gifted fifth grade Violet Cloud Peaches and Comprehension Tea Leaves to them, allowing their strength to greatly increase. Their increases of strength did not cause any seven-colored rainbow clouds, but the three of them, including Qin Qin, had all become Saint Kings. They also gained the ability to rip open Space Gates.
Normally, it would have been impossible for Qin Qin to become a Saint King, but she had absorbed slightly more energy from the immortal peaches than Xiao Qian and Xiao Yue, which was why she had reached Saint King in the end.
Soon after breaking through, Qin Qin bid farewell to Jian Chen and the Heavenly Enchantress. She had been thinking about her family and home, so she left the island. Xiao Qian and Xiao Yue used the excuse of visiting their junior's home to leave with her. In the end, only Jian Chen, the Heavenly Enchantress, and Shangguan Aojian were left on the mountain. The mountain immediately became even more desolate even though many people did not reside on it in the first place.
The sun shone brightly and the seas were calm on this particular day. A golden streak of light shot over from the distant horizon, heading directly for Three Saint Island at an unbelievable speed.
"As a magical beast, I, the great Nubis, naturally have a weaker soul than humans. Even as a beast of antiquity, there's no changing that fact, which is why I was utterly helpless against that demoness' soul attacks, but my strength now is incomparable to the past. I am no longer that puny Class 7 Magical Beast. I'll definitely trample all over this demoness and pay her back for what happened in the past." Nubis flew through the sky as he evilly smiled.
"Back when I was only Class 7, that demoness was only a Saint Ruler as well. Now that I've reached Class 9, equivalent to the Saint Emperors on the Tian Yuan Continent, it's impossible for that demoness to increase her strength as quickly as me. She might even still be at the same level as before. Her zither music won't be able to pose any threat to me at all. I wonder what her face will look like when she witnesses my strength. She'll definitely be very shocked. Hahaha…" Thinking up to there, Nubis could not help but laugh aloud. In his life, there had only been two people he had felt fear for. The first one was the old snake from the Beast God Continent while the other was obviously the Heavenly Enchantress.
Back when he had visited the island for the first time with Jian Chen, he had been scared away by the Heavenly Enchantress, not daring to set foot on the island again because the Heavenly Enchantress' zither was just too terrifying. It made him feel like his body and soul had almost been taken by the music, leading to him forming an intense fear for the Heavenly Enchantress.
But now, with his increase in strength, this fear had vanished.Chapter Notes:
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