Chapter 1294: Returning to the Land of Chaos
Zhuang Jing led Indigo to the realm entrance to Boluo Realm. She instructed the Ancient Beast clansmen and the Flaming Sun Island martial practitioners who were guarding the place to unlock the restriction put over it.
When the realm entrance started glowing, Indigo entered the gateway under Zhuang Jing's watchful gaze.
The girl vanished from sight an instant later.
Zhuang Jing remained standing at the cave entrance for a long time after Indigo's departure.
Not long after, Lin Jie came over and asked curiously, "Who was that girl just now?"
Zhuang Jing slowly recovered from her reverie before shaking her head in response, "I don't know. Master's the one who sent her over."
"You look a little strange for some reason," Lin Jie asked.
Zhuang Jing fell silent for a moment before saying, "I don't know why, but she felt similar to master for some reason."
"Is also she Qin Lie's soul servant?" Lin Jie asked in surprise.
"No, that's not it." Zhuang Jing explained, "It's not her soul that's similar to master. It's the... scent of her bloodline."
"Scent of her bloodline? Is she a God Race clansman?" Lin Jie's expression changed.
"That's not it either." Zhuang Jing shook her head with a troubled look on her face. "I'm not sure how I should explain this either. I can only say that she feels similar to master."
Lin Jie looked completely confused.
Zhuang Jing blushed slightly before adding embarrassedly, "You've never slept with master before, so of course you don't get what I mean."
"Ah!" Lin Jie let out an odd cry.
It was at this moment a dark, gray light flew over from the distance.
The Ancient Beast clansmen and Flaming Sun Island martial practitioners garrisoned here grew tense when they noticed it.
Zhuang Jing was the only one who realized who it was before crying out hurriedly, "Everything's in order, everyone!"
She sensed Qin Lie from the gray light.
As she expected, when the gray light stopped in front of Zhuang Jing and Lin Jie, it turned out to be none other than Qin Lie.
"Master," Zhuang Jing said hurriedly.
"Well met, Island Master Qin." Lin Jie also greeted him hastily.
"You're welcome." Qin Lie—or rather, his Soul Beast avatar in human form—waved down their greetings before asking, "Has she crossed over already?"
"She just left." Zhuang Jing answered.
Qin Lie nodded and gave them a smile. "You two should go back to Seven Spirits Island. I'm heading to the Land of Chaos too."
After he said that, he walked through the realm entrance Indigo had passed through not long earlier.
A few seconds later, he appeared in the underground of Frost Island.
As a Soul Beast avatar, Qin Lie had incredible soul perception. He immediately locked onto Indigo's location after sensing around for a bit.
He sent Indigo a soul message.
Amidst icy mountains, Indigo suddenly came to a stop.
She looked curious at the ice cave she had just exited.
A dark light flashed before her eyes before turning into Qin Lie.
"Eh? Is this your…?" Indigo exclaimed.
Qin Lie smiled. "Yes, it's my avatar."
Indigo probed him curiously before she exclaimed, "A Soul Beast avatar?!"
Qin Lie nodded with a smile again.
This discovery stunned Indigo quite deeply. It took her a while to recover herself before exclaiming, "No wonder Thamur said you're very special."
"Let's go, I'll guide you to the place you wish to go." Qin Lie smiled.
"You know where I'm headed to?" Indigo asked curiously.
"You're heading to the abyss channel hidden at the bottom of the sea of the Land of Chaos, right?" Qin Lie asked smilingly.
"Ah! How did you guess?" Qin Lie's response caught Indigo slightly off guard.
Qin Lie smiled, but he didn't give her an answer.
Right now, his true self was still in the Origin World refining the Origin Crystal into a Soul Altar.
He was aware that it was going to take some time.
After his Soul Beast avatar had digested Serine's fragmented memories, he returned to Boluo Realm.
He didn't want to stay at the Frost Desolation Abyss for too long because he was worried about once again drawing attention of Enos's father. He didn't want the Great Lord of the Frost Desolation Abyss to figure out the true connection between himself and his Soul Beast avatar.
After his main soul had taken control of the Origin Crystal, the obstacle that stood between his main soul and subsoul had vanished completely.
His two souls had regained their connection in full.
When his true self had sent Indigo to Boluo Realm before focusing on refining the Origin Crystal, his subsoul had sent an order to Zhuang Jing and rushed to Boluo Realm.
He knew that Indigo was planning to return to the Spirit Race through the abyss channel at the bottom of the sea of the Land of Chaos.
He was also aware that Indigo had taken a roundabout route to return to her home because of the Great Lord of the Frost Desolation Abyss. She was afraid that Enos would try to take advantage of her stay there.
Indigo was the super Spirit Seed whose bloodline contained the attributes of space, time, life, and fate—all at once. If the Great Lord of the Frost Desolation Abyss were to kidnap her, there was almost nothing he couldn't demand from the Spirit Race.
Indigo didn't want to be used against the Spirit Race. That was why she chose to skip the Frost Desolation Abyss.
She was aware that there was a strange abyss channel at the deep sea of the Land of Chaos. It was why she asked Qin Lie to send her to Spirit Realm.
"Come, I'll lead you there." Qin Lie stretched out his hand.
Indigo smiled slightly and put her tiny hand in Qin Lie's without any hesitation whatsoever.
A dark light screen suddenly enveloped both Qin Lie and Indigo, and they sank into the deep sea of the Ruined Lands together.
"Recently, a bunch of humans have grown interested in this abyss channel. Your talent may be unparalleled, but you are just at rank seven. I came because I wasn't sure if you can handle them all." While sinking deeper and deeper into the sea, Qin Lie explained himself with a slight frown on his face, "If those people realized that you're familiar with the abyss channel, and that you're a member of the Spirit Race, you may not be able to return to your people and your grandfather as smoothly as you hope."
"Thank you," Indigo said seriously.
Qin Lie shook his head with a smile.
"Actually, there's another reason I wanted to return home through that abyss channel… it was how my mother and her demon pet came to Spirit Realm."
A thought struck Qin Lie's mind as he asked, "Why have I not seen anyone with a demon pet when I was at the Origin World?"
He had learned through various methods that a demon pet was a Spirit Race clansman's fighting companion. He knew that every Spirit Race clansman was given a demon pet since birth.
A demon pet was a powerful fighting power to every Spirit Race clansman.
The Eight-eyed Demon Spirit was Indigo mother's demon pet. It was how she managed to fight against the Soul Race's First Prince and three Soul Beasts at once and not fall short.
"The Origin World only accepts a certain kind of beings. Demon pets are among the living beings that it forbad from entering. That is why you haven't seen a single demon pet with us," Indigo explained. "If we could bring our demon pets into the Origin World, we would not fear those Abyss Devil hunters in the slightest."
"I see." Qin Lie nodded. "Oh right, what rank is the Eight-eyed Demon Spirit within the Spirit Race? From what I know, the Eight-eyed Demon Spirit is native to the abyss passageway in the Abyss?"
"The Eight-eyed Demon Spirit is one of our highest-ranked demon pets." Indigo said.
"Highest-ranked?" Qin Lie's eyes lit up.