Chapter 63: Demon Altar (Part ½)
Leave? You didn’t think things would be that easy did you?
Luo Nan stood above in the night sky. He looked through the crisscrossing light rails of traffic lanes that surrounded the DeShang Building and saw Jack leave in hatred. Luo Nan let out a long breath of relief and then burst into laughter.
Right now a very interesting relationship existed between Luo Nan and Jack.
Jack’s Deep Sea EM Field had inflicted heavy damage and even neutralized Luo Nan’s abilities, but its effective range was still finite.
Luo Nan himself didn’t have any methods that were a threat to Jack, but he had his long distance sensing range of five hundred meters in radius.
And so this was preordained. Luo Nan had completely pulled away from Jack and it was impossible for Jack to escape from Luo Nan’s focus.
Luo Nan was in quite the sorry state back in the Deep Sea EM Field. Today, Jack’s action had caused him to be quite hard-pressed, so Luo Nan had to expose every single action of Jack’s to his soul imaging technique.
Luo Nan lightly patted the Human-Faced Arachnid, indicating to it to catch up with Jack.
The Human-Faced Arachnid suddenly flew into action. It dropped down rapidly in the night sky and entered the DeShang Building once more. It went through the wall like a ghost and the turbid flow of vapor that lingered on its body made it look bizarre and demonic.
Luo Nan’s mental senses locked firmly onto Jack, who was over twenty stories away. A hundred meters of distance meant that he the precision of his senses was a centimeter long. The several tens of floors provided him with both safety and care. He would totally have the time to respond to anything that might happen.
Jack had to have sensed that Luo Nan was locked on to him and surveilling him for he kept looking back while he walked. Each time he looked back, he locked onto the direction of Luo Nan’s soul body.
But so what? He couldn’t do a thing to Luo Nan.
The course of events went far too easily for Luo Nan. He attentively watched Jack’s whereabouts while combing through the Human-Faced Arachnid’s state.
Right now Luo Nan’s soul body was standing on the back of the Human-Faced Arachnid. The sensation he felt on the mental plane was really quite bizarre. Although the nervous system could reconstruct the sensations from previous experiences to a great degree, there were bound to be some sensations that were untranslatable and could only be intuitively grasped.
The contact between Luo Nan and the Human-Faced Arachnid was like standing on a barbed wad of cloud and mist. Below him was incorporeal and formless, but there was the amazing forces of internal pressure and outward tension that acted simultaneously, holding a sense of reality on the mental plane.
The so-called pressure and tension were just crude feelings. Deeply concealed inside was actually the foundational composition to the existence of the Human-Faced Arachnid.
The current precision of Luo Nan’s senses wasn’t enough to peak at the marvels inside the Human-Faced Arachnid, but he could basically feel some slack in the foundational composition of the Human-Faced Arachnid.
The Human-Faced Arachnid was hit head on with the explosion of the Format of Fire from Jack. Indeed, it had suffered heavy damage. More than half of the demonic body had been melted away. Not even half of its volume remained.
But this sort of heavy damage wasn’t fatal for the Human-Faced Arachnid. It could probably consume some spiritual seeds or something similar to quickly recover or even evolve. But Luo Nan absolutely refused to use this sort of evil method…...At the very least, the Human-Faced Arachnid couldn't have found other Human-Faced Arachnid clones in such a short time. Even if it did find them, it wasn’t a guarantee that it could consumed them.
And so, Luo Nan could only select the stupidest option for the Human-Faced Arachnid: Go drink from the turbid flow of emotions then! Drink until you’re full!
It didn’t matter if the Human-Faced Arachnid was willing or not. This was the only method that would allow the Human-Faced Arachnid to quickly recover in this situation. Luckily, the underground fighting arena of DeShang Building was a reservoir of dirty negative emotions.
Luo Nan gave the Human-Faced Arachnid an absolute order. Go down there and feed, but avoid Rui Wen and Crag Burst. In a certain sense, Luo Nan’s conversation with Jack was also to buy time for the Human-Faced Arachnid.
Now Luo Nan’s plan was considered a success. The Human-Faced Arachnid had recovered part of its strength and had saved him from a most perilous situation.
But on the other hand, to force the Human-Faced Arachnid to drink dirty water meant that the situation was very serious.
Though the Human-Faced Arachnid had been heavily damaged by the Format of Fire, its foundation was still relatively solid. It was just weak from excessive wear and tear. Though this fellow looked to be quite vibrant in power right now, its foundation was a bit unstable. It had fallen over a factor in power from its peak, and it wouldn’t be easy for it to recover all the way back.
From this, Luo Nan now knew that the quality of food was extremely extremely important for the Human-Faced Arachnid. It would only eat grass if it was completely necessary, and this would not be filling at all.
Mm, switching to a different topic, were the people back in the fighting arena still alive?
Just as this thought flashed in his mind, Crag Burst’s voice came transmitting over: “Hello hello? Hello hello? Scout, did you lose connection?”
“Not at all……”
From beginning to end, Luo Nan didn’t let Crag Burst know that he had seeked out Jack on his own. Part of it was because he didn’t want to reveal the existence of his soul body. The other part was because he felt that Rui Wen needed Crag Burst’s to keep an eye over her more than him.
He had thought things over from all sides, but he never expected that he would get caught in such a perilous situation.
According to reason, the conversation between the two should have gone easy and unhindered thanks to the HexaEar. Before Luo Nan faced off with Jack, Luo Nan and Crag Burst had been talking quite a bit. But then Crag Burst remained quiet for the following moments. Now that Luo Nan thought about it, this was very strange.
Luo Nan made a mental association to the perilous situation and wondered: Perhaps Jack’s Deep Sea EM Field had an interference effect.
“I saw that your crow went smack silent all of a sudden. I thought you reached your time limit for possession…..”
“Uh, nope. Wait a bit!”
Luo Nan steered the Human-Faced Arachnid to arrive in one of the middle floors of the DeShang Building for a large vantage point. Here he could completely unleash the dominance of his sensing range, covering the entirety of the DeShang Building.
The circumstances at the underground fighting arena entered Luo Nan’s control in this instant. But to simultaneously observe two places at once was quite the challenge in terms of energy and precision.
The situation at the underground fighting arena was somewhat beyond Luo Nan’s expectations.
Mr. Ma’s precious little baby had yet to be transported over there. Rui Wen just stood on stage by herself in solitary. But the several hundred rich guests were actually glowing red all across their faces. There was ample energy and even additional excitement.
The were chatting, provoking, and endlessly cursing loudly about their bets to their opponents. Or perhaps they were shamelessly teasing the beautiful female and handsome male prostitutes of the underground fighting arena. Some even performed on the spot in full view of the crowd, engaging in these absurd actions.
Of course, this could be considered a part of gambling.
Were they really raided by the Human-Faced Arachnid?
“They all went crazy.”
As an ability user, Crag Burst had experienced many years of adventures and had seen several absurd and degenerate scenes. But the current scene was still something that could be counted on one hand.
“This is simply the hedonistic ritual of some Secret Order. They're using every method possible to try to please the devil…… Hello. Is there really an Order behind them like I said?”
“...... I don’t know.”
As Luo Nan spoke, he was reminded by Crag Burst to spare a bit of energy towards the display of debauchery by the rich guests.
Oh, this type of emotion…… What large fervor!
Luo Nan suddenly understood. The Human-Faced Arachnid, having received a moment of independence, had used methods that far exceeded his crude expectations.