On the long stone table outside Huge Axe’s godly palace, Huge Axe Creator and 19 other universe masters gathered.
Huge Axe Creator’s gaze swept over the surroundings as his powerful voice boomed, “We are here first to welcome Luo Feng and congratulate him on his safe return. Second, we are here to discuss the plan for our human race: ‘Rise in the Universe Ocean’!”
Rise! Hearing this word, everyone, including Luo Feng, Primal Chaos City Leader, Blackness Master, Void Gold Master, and Deserted Mirror Master, held their breath in excitement.
Yes. Time to rise!
In the original universe, the human race was considered a pinnacle race, but in the vast Universe Ocean, there were so weak that if they were in the first reincarnation era or second reincarnation era, with only one universe supreme master leading the entire race, they would never qualify enough to be ranked as a pinnacle race. Even the seven supreme universe masters of the Divine Eye Clan were not worth a mention, as the pinnacle races from the first or second reincarnation era, on average, would have at least three to five universe supreme masters.
The only presentable great being from the human race was Huge Axe, who was, alone, an extremely powerful being! The other universe masters, within the Universe Ocean, were weak in power and small in number.
“This time around, the plan is to rise in Universe Ocean.” Huge Axe Creator was filled with excitement and expectation. “Milky Way Horde Leader shall lead; everyone else must cooperate! We must breed more undying fighters, more universe knights, and more universe masters from our pool of humans… And from there, we can bring up more universe supreme masters!”
One by one, clear and resounding responses were heard. The group of universe masters from humanity were full of hope for the future of their race, all of them filled with motivation. Furthermore, they had heard Luo Feng’s preaching and were clearly aware that the ancient civilization had a systematic way of cultivation which was very useful. It would certainly be able to bring about developmental changes to the human race’s capabilities.
Besides, Luo Feng was very knowledgeable about the ancient civilization, and he was an heir of the pulse of Duan Dong River! He was the most suitable choice as leader. To choose someone who did not know much about the ancient civilization would be folly.
“I, Luo Feng…” Luo Feng also stood up and looked around. “Will do my utmost best! For we humans… to truly dominate Universe Ocean! And become the top power of Universe Ocean!”
“Dominate the Universe Ocean!”
Everyone was going through an emotional moment, even Primal Chaos City Leader and Huge Axe Creator felt tremors in their hearts, least to mention the other universe masters, who were all burning with passion. There was a saying that went, “A soldier who did not want to become a general was not a good soldier.” Amongst close to 100 powers in Universe Ocean, did any not covet after the status of first within Universe Ocean? It was a luxury that existed in their wildest dreams, not in reality.
In the past, who would have enough clout to make such a remark? Not a single being would dare say so! No clout!
Even when Teacher Origin was still around, he alone was very powerful. No one had ever mentioned anything about the human race daring to dominate Universe Ocean or daring to become the top power! After all, in terms of power, when compared to the two holy land universes, the human race was far too inferior.
The two holy land universes had several hundred universe masters! (The human race only had 19, including Luo Feng.) And they even had universe-masters-to-be; because there was a limit to the number of universe masters the holy land universes could accommodate, they were not able to provide them with godly powers to achieve their breakthroughs. That was why, even if several universe masters from the two holy lands were to be annihilated, their vacancies would be filled up very quickly.
Speaking of supreme true treasures, sixth-tiered universe masters of the two holy lands had quite a few! The human race? Not even one! Previously, even Huge Axe Creator himself did not have one. Luckily, he had since gained his godly axe.
Huge Axe Creator’s powerful voice was heard again: “My human race will see the rise of a few hundred, or even 1,000, universe masters, and we will see the rise of a dozen universe supreme masters! The two holy land universes shall not be able to hold a candle to us humans!” How far we make it all depends on us. We are the heroes of our race. Let’s work hard, everyone, for the future of our race.”
“For the future of our race!”
“For the future of our race!”
One after the other, the universe masters let out shouts of excitement. All of their hearts were trembling.
Their hearts trembled because this goal was massive—so massive that in the past, they would not have dared make such claims. They would not have had the clout to do so. Yet now, Luo Feng had gained the inheritance of the pulse of Duan Dong River. This ancient inheritance gave them the confidence to desire to be the first in Universe Ocean. The human race would benefit greatly, and this would bring about an earth-shattering change.
When the discussion ended, the other great beings left successively. Only Huge Axe Creator, Primal Chaos City Leader, and Luo Feng remained.
“Luo Feng.” Huge Axe Creator was filled with anticipation. “We have to trouble you during this period.”
“Anything for our race,” he said.
“Yes, for our race.” Huge Axe nodded.
There were two reasons why Luo Feng had started all of this after his return. Firstly, there were too many systems within the inheritance. The cultivation process was massive. Teaching and transmission of consciousness through the virtual universe was just too slow. Secondly, to cultivate the great beings who were going to take charge of the humans’ future, many “items” were required. For instance, ice mountains that contained law engravings. These could only be found within the space of inheritance, so Luo Feng had to bring them back.
“This time, our plan to rise will consist of two parts,” Huge Axe Creator said with a smile. “The first part involves cultivating the individual power of our race’s great beings. This will require time. The second part involves our supreme true treasures. You just returned to the original universe. When do you intend to make the deal with East Emperor Holy Land?”
“I intend to set up the main framework for the various systems of cultivation within Primal Chaos City first,” Luo Feng said. “I think I will take around ten days to half a month to complete everything. Then I will get in touch with East Emperor Holy Land.”
“Mm.” Huge Axe smiled. “If I had known that you will be able to get these supreme true treasures, I would not have taken the risk and headed for Tilted Peak Sector, I am now rushing back from the core land of Tilted Peak Sector, but this core land is extremely dangerous, so I will need some time to rush back.”
“All right,” Huge Axe said. “You and your Teacher shall make the arrangements for matters regarding cultivation then.”
Luo Feng and Primal Chaos City Leader departed without further ado.
In the primal universe, Primal Chaos City, on the high grounds within City Leader Palace, Luo Feng, and Primal Chaos City Leader stood by the railings where they had a bird’s eye view of the countless buildings within Primal Chaos City.
“Luo Feng, this plan to rise is extremely important,” Primal Chaos City Leader reminded him. “The inheritance of that ancient civilization must never ever spread beyond our land. You will be leading the entire cultivation system, so you must be vigilant and take measures to prevent any leaked information.”
“That is a given.” Luo Feng smiled. “With more and more great beings emerging within our human race, the other races and powers will naturally start to suspect something… which was why I chose Primal Chaos City as the cultivation land! It is safest here, where no other great beings would dare intrude. Besides, there are some things that even if a spy manages to catch a glimpse of, he will never be able to steal. For instance, the 300 ice mountains that I have prepared!”
“Also, based on the different degrees and giftedness of individuals, I will prepare a more personalized cultivation method.”
The entire cultivation system was massive and complex. Other than the areas that involved items that Luo Feng had to prepare, there were also many other training methods that were placed within the virtual universe. Therefore, Luo Feng specially brought 12 memory stones back and placed them within the core area of the virtual universe that was located within the Primal Chaos City Leader Palace for the purpose of receiving the tremendous amount of information from the memory stones.
Virtual universe, Primal Chaos City… would be the main places allocated as the two major cultivation lands.
Those in contact with confidential information were either the core higher-ups of the human race or the spiritual servants, and regardless of who it was, the amount of confidential information that every individual could get in touch with was only the tip of the iceberg. Only what the virtual universe acknowledged could truly become a system. And, of course, only Luo Feng knew the most.
Original universe, Milky Way Galaxy, Luo Feng’s godly palace.
“I just returned from the original universe.” Luo Feng held his transmission token and spoke into it. “North True Star Master, fret not. The deal will take place soon.”
A message was sent from the virtual universe. It was from Primal Chaos City Leader: “Luo Feng, quickly get to the virtual universe!”
“Huh? What could be so urgent?”
When Luo Feng laid eyes on the mail that Primal Chaos City Leader sent, he found it to be blood red in color, representing a message of extreme urgency.
From where he appeared in the virtual universe, Luo Feng saw Primal Chaos City Leader standing right ahead of him on the apex of Thunder Island.
Primal Chaos City Leader wore a heavy expression. The moment he saw Luo Feng, he said right away, “Let’s go. To Huge Axe’s palace.”
He gave no explanation.
It was an endless darkness beneath the glimmer of the starry sky. On a floating piece of land, several figures appeared by the long table before Huge Axe’s godly palace.
Luo Feng and Primal Chaos City Leader were the first to arrive.
“Teacher, what is going on?” Luo Feng asked persistently.
“You will know in a while,” Primal Chaos City Leader said in a dreary tone.
Luo Feng secretly heaved a sigh of relief. It seemed like although the matter was extremely important, it was still within their control. If not, Teacher would not have waited for every single universe master to arrive.
Soon, the 19 universe masters were all gathered again.
A lone figure appeared out of nowhere and positioned himself in the host seat. It was Huge Axe Creator.
“Dear all,” Huge Axe Creator said.
His gaze swept through all 19 universe masters. Everyone looked over. They had all been summoned here with a note of urgency.
“I met with some trouble.” Huge Axe Creator looked at the 19 top-notch beings of the human race, and, in a low voice, he continued. “I was at the core ground of Tilted Peak Sector and met with trouble. The previous battle against Yuan Ao Master… That map that got leaked… must have been a fake.”
“The map is fake?”
Luo Feng was shocked.
He had personally made the trip previously, and with Ice Mountain Master’s help, he managed to seize a portion of that map.
“It was a trick,” Huge axe Creator said solemnly, “but the opponent did not expect my power to be so strong, which is why they suffered a loss. But during the fight, I was extremely unlucky to have fallen into the Land of Darkness of the core ground.”
“Land of Darkness!”
Everyone, including Luo Feng, revealed expressions of shock and anger.
The most detailed map of the human race that was shared by all had been mainly contributed by Luo Feng, so naturally, he would be the one who knew it the best.
The Land of Darkness was a most terrifying domain within the core region of Tilted Peak Sector! Compared to it, other regions within the Universe Boat, like the so-called Flame Ice Region and God-Destroying Valley, were merely child’s play. Every being knew that any place within that core region was much more terrifying than Flame Ice region. Moreover, they were now talking about the Land of Darkness, which was well-known even to the other places among the core region itself. The danger it contained, though extremely terrifying, was still considered mid-range within the core region.
However, of those who had fallen into the Land of Darkness, none had ever emerged again! It was a prison of despair!
“The Land of Darkness,” said Huge Axe Creator. “Although those who have fallen into it were all universe supreme beings, I have never heard of any who made it out of there.” Huge Axe Creator’s gaze swept through the 19 universe masters, and he solemnly continued, “Firstly, the number of universe supreme masters who have fallen into the Land of Darkness was very few to begin with, but the small number cannot explain much about the place. Secondly, I am different from any ordinary universe supreme master.
“I am not trapped in the Land of Darkness, unable to get out for the time being, but so long as we keep mum about this, no one besides us will know. I need time to slowly figure a plan to get out. During this period, my human race must maintain a lower profile.” Huge Axe Creator was very solemn as he instructed, “Teacher Origin has been suppressed, and I am trapped… There is no universe supreme master to lead our race for the time being! This is very dangerous. Make sure this news does not leak out.”
One by one, the universe masters replied.
Everyone was clear about the severity of the situation. Without a universe supreme master in the lead, this news spelled great trouble.
“I am giving my best now,” Huge Axe Creator said with a serious expression. “No distractions. If there is nothing important, do not contact me.” Then he vanished into thin air.
Before Huge Axe’s godly palace, 19 of the top beings of the human race were seated around the long table, looking at one another with hearts filled with worry. The Land of Darkness! What if Huge Axe Creator was unable to return forever? What should they do? Without a universe supreme master in the lead, the human race would meet with a lot of trouble in the future.
“The news about Huge Axe being trapped must not be leaked out beyond us,” Primal Chaos City Leader spoke up. “This news will be classified as confidential, top secret!”
Luo Feng and the others nodded solemnly.
Just as Primal Chaos City Leader, Darkness Master, Luo Feng, and the rest were feeling frustrated, Huge Axe Creator suddenly reappeared in the host seat by the long stone table. In his eyes, there was shock and anger as he roared repeatedly, “Remember, do not come to the Land of Darkness! Do not come here!”
The figure disappeared.
All 19 of them, including Luo Feng, jumped to their feet as they felt something ominous.
“What did Huge Axe Creator meet with?”
“Why did he disappear after saying that?”
Everyone was panicking. Merely a few seconds later, Void Gold Master’s expression betrayed shock and fear as he said in a piercing voice, “Huge Axe’s miniature universe is starting to fall apart! Huge Axe… was annihilated!”
“His universe is falling apart?”
“Huge Axe was annihilated!”
Everyone grew frantic. Luo Feng, Primal Chaos City Leader, Darkness Master, and the rest rose to their feet. One by one, they all fell into a state of momentary shock from the sudden news that had just hit them. This was a nightmare—a nightmare for the entire human race! Luo Feng, Primal Chaos City Leader, Darkness Master, Void Gold Master, Peng Gong Master, Remote Lord Master, Qing Dong Master, and the rest were worried, furious, and dumbfounded.
The only universe supreme master of humanity who was capable of leading the race had fallen! The skies had truly collapsed over humanity!