This unusual turn of events at the Eastern Land of Oceans brought much pressure to the Great Land.
The Asmodian Lord was powerful enough already as it was. If he could elevate his abilities or if he summoned a powerful being, then there would be no stopping him.
Tens of thousands of young boys and girls were sacrificed. The fact that they were Asmodians did not make it less appalling. What was more, the Asmodian Lord was requesting for more young boys and girls. In about a year, there might be a hundred thousand or more young boys and girls dying…
If the Asmodian Lord was not up to something by sacrificing so many people, then he must be crazy. If he was, then it must be a dreadful plan. The Asmodian Lord was known to be fond of demonic skills. Even so, something like this was shocking.
Lu Li went to the Wicked Bead to cultivate together with Jiang Qiling and Bai Qiuxue. It was not surprising that he would want to share a place that could facilitate fast cultivation with his loved ones.
Jiang Qiling and Bai Qiuxue were amazed when they tried to cultivate inside the Wicked Bead. Bai Qiuxue was about to reach the Human Sovereign Realm. In such a place, she was confident that she could make a breakthrough in three months.
Time was swift.
Three months later, as she expected, Bai Qiuxue reached the Human Sovereign Realm. Jiang Qiling reached the middle stage of the Earth Immortal Realm. Lu Li blushed with shame. He had been learning the line diagram but no other Profound Meanings. Therefore, he had been staying at the initial stage of the Human Sovereign Realm. His two wives were progressing faster than he was…
He was now at the 11th small component of the line diagram but the Feather Wind castle did not experience great evolvement. The only achievement was that the Feather Wind castle could be built in an instant, it could envelop an area with a radius of over 30 miles and it was stable.
“Four more small components and I will finish with a big one. I hope that there can be a great transformation.”
Lu Li prayed to himself. He kept on cultivating. In here, the speed of cultivation was two times as fast as cultivating outside. He could learn a small component every month. If everything went well, he would finish a big diagram in two months at most.
With regard to his Xuan Energy and soul, their strength was already at the middle stage of the Human Sovereign Realm. The only thing missing was Profound Meaning. Lu Li still was not sure if the line diagram was a form of Profound Meaning or not. It did not seem to be one. That being said, Lu Li did engrave it into his Bead of Life, which caused anomalies in heaven and earth. Also, he did reach the Human Sovereign Realm. It was confusing.
A month later, Jiang Tianshun came again, asking to meet Lu Li because of an emergency.
Jiang Tianshun brought with him a piece of bad news. According to their mole in the Asmodians—recently, the Asmodian Lord had sent troops to capture young boys and girls. It was said that more than one hundred and fifty thousand were dead.
Complaints were heard everywhere in the Eastern Land of Oceans. Many families were voicing their disagreement. However, given the Asmodian Lord’s authority, nobody did anything concrete. The bravest thing they did was to call him names behind his back.
Inside the altar, a dark cloud loomed. People could hear the cries and howls from three miles away. They could tell that there was a powerful presence of a beast. Some vicious being was being nurtured there.
The Demon-slaying Hall had a prediction!
Something vicious was here already. The Asmodian Lord had captured so many young boys and girls just to feed this vicious being so that it could restore its strength or grow stronger.
Patriarch of Law Enforcement asked Lu Li to lead powerful warriors and go to the Eastern Land of Oceans. If it were something demonic, it should be killed as early as possible. Or else when the vicious being restored its strength or evolved, they might not be able to fight it.
Lu Li felt a bit bothered. He was merely two components away from learning a big diagram. Based on his current progress, he would only use another month. Currently, he hadn’t seen substantial progress to his abilities. He was not confident that he could win even if he went to the Eastern Land of Oceans. If he did went there, and all the entrances to the Demon-slaying Hall were closed, he might never be able to come back.
That being said…
What if the demonic being grew up in one month? He could not imagine what would happen when the Asmodian Lord brought that wicked being to attack at the Demon-slaying City.
Lu Li finally made a decision to sneak into the Eastern Land of Oceans. Jiang Tianshun had promised Lu Li that their mole could help him. Lu Li would go around and investigate secretly. If it was nothing urgent, he would spend a month cultivating in the Eastern Land of Oceans.
Jiang Qiling and Bai Qiuxue expressed their desire to go along at once. After all, the trip to the Eastern Land of Oceans was full of dangers. They wanted to share the responsibility with Lu Li and deal with the situation with him no matter how dangerous it was.
Lu Li tried to be strict with them and force them to stay. But Jiang Qiling insisted and declared that if Lu Li didn’t take them, they would go on their own…
Eventually, Lu Li thought of a way. He would put the two of them into the Wicked Bead and they could not come out as long as he did not tell them to. The two agreed.
Lu Ling wanted to join them, but Lu Li refused with determination this time. Their fight at the Eastern Land of Oceans was entirely dependent on fighting abilities, hardly strategies. Lu Li asked her to monitor the Great Land and execute anyone that dared to cause troubles while he was away.
Ye Cha must go with them. He had learned the Shrink skill and could disguise as an Asmodian. Working with the undercover, they could collect a lot of information.
Lu Li would bring five Earth Immortal Realm soul slaves with him. It was pointless to have too many with him. Those staying were told to guard the Deserted World and the Great Land and answer to Lu Ling.
Bai Xiashuang insisted on going with them, but Lu Li rejected her. He told her to stay in the Inferno. The furthest she could go was to the Deserted World. She was not allowed to go out to the Great Land. Lu Ling would see to it that she behaved. Lu Li was not joking. There was no guarantee that all the surviving members of the Ji Family or the Yang Family were dealt with.
Naturally, Lu Li would take Little White with him. Little White had been refining its body in the Ding of Barbarian God. Additionally, when Lu Li was given divine energy from heaven and earth, Little White absorbed some. It was growing stronger and stronger. Furthermore, Little White’s teeth were sharp. If Little White could bite through Asmodian Lord’s neck, the latter could lose his life.
The team members were decided. Lu Li put them into the Wicked Bead. He went to the Teleportation Formation by the hot spring and went to the east sea. After another teleportation, they reached the City of Mystic Armor.
In the city, Lu Li had a meeting with Lu Zhengyang and Great Grandfather Five. They made several decisions. Afterward, Lu Li hurried to the Demon-slaying Hall with Jiang Tianshun.
At the Demon-slaying City, the Patriarch of Law Enforcement pleaded to go as well. Some other patriarchs had the same wish. They thought that at the very least, they could share some of Lu Li’s burden. Also, they might create some diversions for Lu Li if they could fight on different fronts at the same time.
Lu Li did not say yes to Patriarch of Law Enforcement’s request. Without him staying in Demon-slaying City, the city could descend into chaos. As for the other patriarchs, Lu Li gave his consent. He believed that if anything went wrong, he could ask the patriarchs to create a diversion, they could distract the Asmodian Lord so he could go and deal with that wicked being.
Lu Li picked 10 patriarchs with greater abilities. He put all of them into the Wicked Bead. He set off and snuck toward the southwest where there were many openings to the Eastern Land of Oceans. But all of them were closed. The mole must work with Lu Li to get him in.
“Emperor of Heaven Reverse, please protect your children…”
The Patriarch of Law Enforcement watched as Lu Li set off. The former looked at the statue of the Emperor of Heaven Reverse, bowed with respect and murmured to himself. Whether Lu Li found nothing of value at the Eastern Land of Oceans or died in there, the human race would be doomed eternally either way.