"Damn it! Damn it!
"Fang Xingjian! I'm going to kill him! I'm going to let him know that going up against me is the thing he'll regret the most throughout his entire life!"
Waves of intense fury and hatred unleashed explosively, and there seemed to be a breeze of eerie wind blowing in the valley.
However, with the unleash of the waves of fury, the Fifth Prince's martial will, that was like a phantom image, became increasingly thinner. It was as if he was going to disappear from this world at any moment.
In fact, for those below the Divine level, after having their physical bodies destroyed and only their martial wills remaining in the physical world, they should not be able to exist for long.
The will required the support from the physical body in order to exist in the consciousness. That was unless the individual could train up their will to the Divine level, thereby turning into a material existence that could affect the physical world.
Seeing that the Fifth Prince was slowly dissipating amidst his waves of fury, Tian Yi said in a deep voice, "Focus and calm yourself down. Don't let your mind run wild. If this goes on, you'll really die!"
"Die?" The Fifth Prince laughed out maniacally. "Without a physical body, what's the point in living on? I might as well be dead."
"Without a physical body, you can follow me in purely tempering your martial will," Tian Yi said nonchalantly. "Even if you're unwilling to purely cultivate your martial will, you can still wait till your will gets more powerful before you snatch a physical body and revive once again."
"Snatch a physical body and revive once again?" The Fifth Prince was stunned for a moment before saying, "That's right. I want to revive! I want to seek revenge from Fang Xingjian! I want him to beg while feeling great regret and pain!"
Waves of hatred were endlessly unleashed from deep within the Fifth Prince's consciousness, making him exude streams of faint black light.
"This is the way to go," Tian Yi said coldly. "That Fang Xingjian is truly an opponent more formidable than any others I have ever met before. If I don't get rid of this person, my heart won't be at ease." Right now, Tian Yi was feeling equally bad. The light he was emitting from all over his body had become so faint that it was like a layer of paper. It was as though if a gush of wind were to blow past, Tian Yi would disappear completely.
The attack from the Heaven's Volition Sword Intent, which had struck a gap in his soul in that instant, had damaged him greatly.
Thinking of the terrifying prowess from the Heaven's Volition Sword Intent, Tian Yi's light figure seemed to tremble uncontrollably.
'With this great blow, I've lost the fruit of my hard work for the past three months at least.' Tian Yi's eyes narrowed. 'Fang Xingjian, was it? I'll have you remembered now.'
The Fifth Prince finally managed to calm himself down as he said, "Let's recover first and then go look for my sworn elder brother. He's the Fist Emperor, the leader of the Great River Alliance and one of the ten great Divine level experts in the Empire. With his help, we'll definitely be able to regain our abilities before seeking Fang Xingjian for revenge."
Countless levels underground below the grass plains in the north.
The place was completely filled with the auras of sulfur and intense flames. The dark underground river formed from streams of lava continued to emit waves of powerful heat ceaselessly.
A figure wrapped up in a gray cloak from head to toe darted out from a cave.
The Terrene Shrine's Grand Elder, the Worm King, who had been at the side immediately went up and said, "My Lord, you're back? How's Fang Xingjian?"
The World Annihilation Heavenly Lord's hoarse voice rasped from under the gray robe, "This lad really did not go all out when he was fighting against you guys." He once again recalled Fang Xingjian's Instant, which had come and left without a trace. Right now, the World Annihilation Heavenly Lord was feeling extremely wary against Fang Xingjian.
Even a Divine level expert like himself had not been able to sense where that sword attack had come from.
"Fang Xingjian isn't to be underestimated. Leave him be for now. Wait till I've attained a breakthrough to the second tier of the Divine level, and my will and physical body are able to transform interchangeably, then I'll be able to offer my own physical body as a sacrifice to perform black magic, completely refining this Drought Demon True Physique. By then, I'll naturally be able to suppress him with great ease," the World Annihilation Heavenly Lord said nonchalantly. "Fang Xingjian isn't the crux. It's the Black Demon and the others. To think that they are going to join forces with the Empire's royal family to kill an evil god's clone.
"Hmph, can the clone of an evil god be killed so easily? But it's good that they're doing this as well. If I can refine the Drought Demon True Physique before they succeed, I'll be able to profit from this risky operation and become the one to gain the most out of this.
"Although other people are unaware of this, I've known that the Church of the Universal Truth have been keeping their eyes on the world's boundaries and passageways. They won't be able to hide the descent of an evil god from the members of the Church of the Universal Truth."
Elsewhere, Fang Xingjian had already returned to the ground while grabbing onto the Divine Armor.
James, Zhou Xingwen, and the others immediately came up to him, with James being the first one to ask, "Xingjian, the person who attacked at the end...?"
"It's the Terrene Shrine's World Annihilation Heavenly Lord," Fang Xingjian said, paying no mind to their astonishment. Then he carried on, "I want to think of a way to modify this armor. Get Wang Xiaoyan to come to the Sacred Land."
At the next moment, he had already appeared in the Sacred Land with a flash.
After absorbing the Fifth Prince's flesh and blood, this armor—which was made from the Four-Eyed Heavenly Beast—continued to undulate, and there seemed to be a mysterious change occurring throughout its body.
Tyrant had followed Fang Xingjian here. After hearing about Fang Xingjian's encounter with the World Annihilation Heavenly Lord, Tyrant sighed and said, "To think that things have turned out like this. As expected, you didn't manage to get your hands on the Origin Essence Stone? The World Annihilation Heavenly Lord has been keeping a close guard on it, and now he is also guarded against you. It'll probably be even harder for you to get your hands on it now.
"But you said that the royal family is going to join forces with the Mage Association to kill the clone of an evil god? This is really sensational news."
Fang Xingjian thought the same as well.
What kind of existences were the evil gods? They were horrifying life forms that existed endless space-time away, in the heavens beyond the heavens. Their powers could allow them to travel through the world's passageways, which were extremely far, and arrive at Miracle World. They could even lend out their power to all Mages in the world to use.
Existences like these... Their power and the level of their strength were beyond the imagination of ordinary people. Right now, the people from the royal family and Mage Association had actually set their thoughts on the evil gods who existed in the heavens beyond the heavens. They were really audacious.
"Kill the clone of an evil god?" Tyrant sighed. "In history, there has been almost no one who has done something like this before. I feel that this is an extremely bad thing. The evil gods are too powerful. Those who cultivate black magic should all understand the great power the evil gods possess.
"If their consciousness really descend upon this world, then there will be no way to kill them. If that happens, the entire human world may just be destroyed even before the arrival of the seventh onslaught. They are taking too much of a risk to be doing this."
Fang Xingjian nodded. "But it's impossible for us to go and stop them too. Together, the royal family and the Mage Association are too powerful a force to be reckoned with. Moreover, I feel that the Church of Universal Truth probably won't ignore this. Right now, what we need to do is continue to get more power so that we'll have a chance to have a stand in the major future events."
Fang Xingjian looked at the Divine Armor in his hand and seemed to be able to sense a mysterious power nurturing within it.
Just then, Wang Xiaoyan—Wang Clan's Eldest Miss and a descendent of the Mountainous Sea Dynasty—entered. "I heard that you were looking for me?"
"Take a look at this." Fang Xingjian slightly exerted force in his palm and sent the armor, which was made out of the Four-Eyed Heavenly Winged Beast, before Wang Xiaoyan.
Wang Xiaoyan took a quick look at it, touched it a little, and kept on scanning it with her Heaven's Perception. Her expression intensified with more and more surprise.
"Interesting. This is an armor made from a Four-Eyed Heavenly Winged Beast, right? Could it be the one that the Fifth Prince had?" Wang Xiaoyan gasped in surprise. "The way the armor was forged is horrible. It can be said to have been created by violently compressing it.
"However, the means in which the Four-Eyed Heavenly Winged Beast's will was mounted is very amazing. To think that he's able to directly erase the Four-Eyed Heavenly Winged Beast's memories from its will, and to attach it in the armor, allowing it to be the source of energy for the armor.
"This makes the entire Divine Remains Equipment a live one. It's amazing. It's really amazing.
"This is especially when it has even absorbed the flesh and blood of an expert. It seems that it even has some special changes."
Fang Xingjian said, "Then are you able to modify this? I have use for it."
Wang Xiaoyan smiled. "I may not be as good as you in a fight, but in terms of forging Divine Weapons and Armors, you're no match for me. Leave it to me. In two weeks at most, I'll give you a level 32 Divine Remains Equipment. But the materials..."
"Get whatever you need. Money is not a problem."