Translator: GodBrandy Editor: Kurisu
Ye Si said, “I hope with all my heart it doesn’t… just by seeing her face, I feel a lot of pressure. If she even retained her consciousness, I would have no choice but to hide from her.”
At this time, the light of virtue finally stabilized. The upper half of its body had the shape of that woman with the beauty mark—only golden in color. As for the lower part of the body, it was that of a snake. Aside from those phoenix eyes, the rest of her materialized face was expressionless, and wasn’t moving in the slightest.
“From the looks of it, she doesn’t have a consciousness of her own,” Song Shuhang said. Since he was the master of the light of virtue, he grasped all the related information once the virtuous lamia finished materializing.
This virtuous lamia was something that had condensed from ‘light of virtue’. As such, she was just a lump of light of virtue at the end of the day.
After hearing these words, Ye Si heaved a sigh of relief.
Then, she drilled out of Song Shuhang’s body and decided to meet with the virtuous lamia face-to-face.
There is no need for me to be scared, I have to calm down. Even if there is some debt, it was Fairy Cheng Lin that owed her. It has nothing to do with me, Ye Si thought to herself. After looking at those two familiar phoenix eyes now, she wasn’t that afraid.
Ye Si kept staring at the virtuous lamia, and after seeing that the opposite party didn’t have any reaction, she got bolder.
Thereupon, she stretched out her hand and cautiously poked at the face of the virtuous lamia with her finger. “Eh? I can unexpectedly touch her, just as though she is a real object. She feels warm to the touch.”
Exactly what you would expect from the evolved version of the light of virtue!
Afterward, she stretched out her hand again, and placed it beneath the nose of the virtuous lamia. “She isn’t breathing.”
Well, she wasn’t a living organism. Therefore, it was pretty normal that she wasn’t breathing.
After that, Ye Si also pinched her nose, held her chin, and caressed her tail like a curious child.
After she had touched the virtuous lamia from head to tail, the ‘fear’ she felt toward her finally vanished.
“Shuhang, if we open her mouth and take a look inside, do you think we will find the tongue of a human or that of a snake?” Ye Si curiously asked as she gazed at the plump lips of the virtuous lamia.
Song Shuhang said, “My guess is that it will be the tongue of a human.” After all, the upper part of the light of virtue had the same appearance as that woman with the beauty mark. Therefore, her tongue should also be that of a human.
“On the other hand, I feel that she will have the tongue of a snake. Let’s take a look,” Ye Si said with a smile.
After the ‘fear’ she felt thoroughly vanished, Senior Sister Ye Si got bolder and bolder. She stretched out her hand and pressed the chin of the virtuous lamia between her fingers, using her other hand to carefully separate her plump lips. That way, they would be able to forcefully open her mouth and take a look at her tongue.
This picture gave off the strong vibe of an 18+ rated scene.
Song Shuhang quietly looked at the female monster standing in the rear.
At this time, the female monster was already dumbfounded.
It’s better if I tell Ye Si to stop for now, Song Shuhang thought to himself.
But right at this time, the originally motionless and expressionless virtuous lamia moved on her own initiative.
Song Shuhang could swear that he hadn’t given her any command!
The hands of the virtuous lamia stretched forward, taking advantage of this opportunity to tightly hug Ye Si.
Senior Sister Ye Si was dumbfounded as she was hugged tightly.
In the next moment, the virtuous lamia moved closer and sealed Ye Si’s lips with her own plump red lips before the latter could even react.
At the same time, Ye Si discovered something…
Sure enough, the tongue of the virtuous lamia wasn’t that of a snake, but that of a human!
Still, she hadn’t wanted to discover it this way!
“Hmmm~” Ye Si struggled with all her might.
That female monster in the rear stretched out her hand and covered her eyes, muttering to herself, “To each their own.”
In the end, Ye Si relied on her strength of the Fifth Stage to break free from the hug of the virtuous lamia.
After the event, she quickly drilled inside Song Shuhang’s body, not daring to come out.
Song Shuhang could feel that Ye Si was secretly crying while hiding in his body. She got a scare earlier, and when this fact was coupled with the special effects of her ❮Tome of Never-Ending Tears❯, her lacrimal glands were fiercely stimulated. Thereupon, tears started to flow endlessly.
After forcefully kissing Ye Si, the virtuous lamia reverted to her expressionless self. It didn’t move in the slightest, and kept standing guard beside Song Shuhang, just as though she wasn’t the one that had forcefully kissed Ye Si just now.
“Shuhang, sob, sob, sob~ Were you the one controlling the actions of the light of virtue earlier?” Ye Si asked while crying.
Song Shuhang shook his head.
“Sob, sob, sob~ In that case, why did all of this happen?” Ye Si asked.
Song Shuhang pondered for a moment, and said, “It should be a consequence of me ferrying the soul of that woman with the beauty mark back then… Do you remember her last wish at that time? She kept talking about how Fairy Cheng Lin owed her a kiss.”
From the looks of it, that woman with the beauty mark had influenced Song Shuhang’s light of virtue to a certain extent now that the light of virtue had materialized.
Although something like the light of virtue didn’t have a consciousness of its own, it could perform some actions passively. For example, whenever Song Shuhang got affected by evil energy, curses, or attacks from ghosts, his light of virtue would automatically protect his body, keeping off the attack in his stead.
Now that his light of virtue had been influenced by that woman with the beauty mark, it was possible that she could perform this action of ‘forcefully kissing Ye Si’ if certain conditions were satisfied. For example, if Ye Si tried to fiddle with the lips of the virtuous lamia or squeeze out her tongue.
This was Song Shuhang’s explanation in regard to this matter.
“…” Ye Si.
In other words, she had sought death on her own initiative?
“Shuhang, can you keep in check your materialized light of virtue for the time being? Now, I feel double the pressure when facing her,” Ye Si said while sobbing.
Song Shuhang smiled and took the materialized virtuous lamia back into his body.
After both the virtuous lamia and Ye Si returned to his body, Song Shuhang heaved a sigh. He hadn’t expected that his light of virtue would ultimately assume the appearance of that woman with the beauty mark.
Afterward, Song Shuhang turned his head around and looked at that female monster, saying, “Fellow Daoist, let’s leave this place first. Branch Elder Gu Wu is still somewhere below. Let’s get out and see if he has come back or not.”
“Sure,” the female monster said with a nod. “I really have to thank you and Lady Onion.”
Not only did she have to thank Song Shuhang for saving her from the evil energy of the Netherworld infesting the pyramid, but also for giving her the seed of the Virtuous Golden Lotus and the water of the living spring.
“You are welcome,” Song Shuhang said with a smile. After saying this much, he opened the door of the room he had smashed earlier.
The hole the evil energy of the Netherworld had created at the entrance of the room, which was filled with oil-like evil energy not too long ago, was completely sucked dry thanks to the lotus flower the nucleus in Song Shuhang’s body had projected. Now, Song Shuhang could clearly see the bottom of the hole.
“Branch Elder Gu Wu, are you still there?” Song Shuhang called out.
Branch Elder Gu Wu’s body shot out of the hole.
From the looks of it, Branch Elder Gu Wu was safe and sound!
But just as this thought flashed through his mind…
“Bang~” Branch Elder Gu Wu’s body fell in front of Song Shuhang and the others with a loud boom.
“Ugh!” Branch Elder Gu Wu cried out in pain. His seven arms and eight feet were weirdly twisted at this moment.
“Care… ful…” the branch elder said in a shaky voice. In the next moment, he tilted his head to one side and fainted.
At the same time, a tyrannical aura erupted from the bottom of the hole.
When this tyrannical aura exploded, the several tens of thousands of roots of the lotus flower retreated and came back. The projection of the lotus flower likewise disappeared.
Song Shuhang could feel that not all the evil energy of the Netherworld in the pyramid had been absorbed… and yet, the projection of the lotus flower had been forced to retreat!
Just who was the owner of that aura that came from below?
“Let’s retreat!” Song Shuhang hooked his foot on Branch Elder Gu Wu’s body and pulled him back into the room. Next, he operated the ❮Virtuous Man’s Ten Thousand Mile Walk❯ footwork at full strength, retreating as fast as he could.
However, he was still one step late.
That tyrannical aura crashed into his body as though it was a solid object.
Song Shuhang felt as if he had been hit by a huge hammer, and his body flew upside down backward.
In midair, the virtuous lamia immediately came out and inflated her body, wrapping Song Shuhang within and protecting him.
Ye Si also came out—there were still tear stains on her face right now. She made a hand seal and displayed a protective magical technique, creating a barrier in front of Song Shuhang.
In the next moment, Song Shuhang crashed into the wall of the room. But with two layers of defense around his body, he didn’t get hurt. Only his chest, which got hit by that tyrannical aura earlier, was hurting a little.
Ye Si reminded, “Careful, something is coming over.”
That creature had beaten Branch Elder Gu Wu—a monster of the Fifth Stage Realm—black and blue, and its aura alone could send Song Shuhang flying… Just what kind of monster was hiding at the bottom of the pyramid?!
A figure shot up from the bottom of the pyramid, firmly landing at the entrance of the room.
It was a metallic man that gave off a sci-fi vibe. Its whole body was made of black metal, and its face was very lifelike. Other than that, it felt as though its body was made of liquid metal, ever-changing and never the same.
The black metallic man shot a glance at the people in the room, finally raising its head and stopping its gaze on Song Shuhang’s body.
After a short moment, the black metallic man moved toward Song Shuhang with large strides.
“Is that guy coming toward me?” Song Shuhang said. “Should we fight it head on?”
Ye Si said, “I can’t sense the level of its strength.”
…And that was a little troublesome!
“Don’t be afraid and keep calm!” Lady Onion said from within the size-reducing purse.
“Sniff, sniff, sniff~” The black metallic man laughed strangely, and suddenly raised its hands.
In the next moment, another wave of invisible energy came forth.
This wave of energy was extremely powerful!
Song Shuhang and the female monster were lifted up and thrown against the ceiling.
Afterward, the black metallic man arrived with large strides in the place Song Shuhang was standing earlier.
It stretched out its palms and patted the wall.
“Boom, boom, boom~”
A series of explosions echoed.
A huge hole was created in the thick wall, and everything from that point to the outside layer of the pyramid was blown to pieces.
“Sniff, sniff, sniff~” The black metallic man didn’t attack Song Shuhang and the female monster again, but quickly left through the huge hole it had created in the wall.
“I was literally rolled over!” Song Shuhang gritted his teeth. The difference in strength between the two sides was simply too high. Even if he had the help of that virtuous lamia and Ye Si, he was unable to ward off even a single casual attack of that thing.
“What do we do now?” that female monster said in a shaky voice while glued to the ceiling.
Facing that black metallic man just now, she felt like an ant facing a giant. She didn’t even think about fight back.
“Let’s follow it and see.” Song Shuhang carried Branch Elder Gu Wu on his shoulder and entered the tunnel the black metallic man had created. He wanted to see what the opposite party was planning to do.
At the same time, Ye Si followed Song Shuhang’s instructions and took out his mobile phone, dialing Fairy Dongfang Six’s number.
After getting out of the tunnel, Song Shuhang discovered that he was standing on the summit of the pyramid. In front of him were those suspension bridges made of chains that led outside the underground area.
But right at this time, Fairy Dongfang Six picked up the phone. “What’s up? Shuhang, did you manage to save Lady Onion and the others?”
Song Shuhang forced a smile, and said, “Lady Onion and the others are safe… but there is another problem we have to take care of now. A big boss came out from the bottom of the pyramid, and it’s heading toward the surface as we speak.”
“Did the corpse of the pharaoh come back to life or something?” Fairy Dongfang Six said.
“…” Song Shuhang said, “Senior Dongfang Six, it’s not the time for jokes. A strange metallic man that Ye Si and I didn’t have any power to hold down is heading toward the surface from the depths of the pyramid. It has already entered into a tunnel at this time. Therefore, you have to be careful, Senior Dongfang Six. Right, is there any expert nearby? We absolutely need help from one.”
“I understand. I’ll immediately call for help,” Fairy Dongfang Six said.
Song Shuhang and the female monster followed that black metallic man closely.
Hopefully, Fairy Dongfang Six would be able to call several powerful people over; if there was any Venerable among them, even better.
Unfortunately, Song Shuhang didn’t have ‘Genie Lushan Street’ with him. Otherwise, he could have simply summoned the genie of the lamp, Demon Venerable Lushan Street, making him stop that man made of liquid metal.
But right at this time, the female monster said, “Fellow Daoist Shuhang… did you notice that the metallic man has been losing pieces of its body all along?”
After the female monster mentioned this matter, Song Shuhang also noticed the liquefied black metal that was continuously falling off the body of that man made of liquid metal.
Each time it had traveled a certain distance, the size of its body would reduce a little.
“From the looks of it, it keeps getting weaker and weaker… Does this mean that it is fighting against time?” Song Shuhang said.
Just as they were discussing, the black metallic man raised its head and looked upward. Then, its body started to spin and turned into a drill bit, drilling into the top section of the passage.
That guy could even change its shape!
“Its current position is already outside the defensive barrier of the ‘underground pyramid’. Therefore, it decided to drill upward from here and reach the surface that way!” the female monster said.
Just as they were speaking, that metallic man that had transformed into a drill bit had already drilled its way until the surface. Given its great power, its efficiency was off the charts.
“Let’s follow it.” Ye Si took out her life-bound golden book and entered the tunnel the metallic man had just drilled while bringing Song Shuhang and that female monster along.
The life-bound golden book squeezed into the tunnel and enlarged it even further.
On the other end of the tunnel was a roadside.
That metallic man reverted to its human form, and the volume of its body had already diminished by one-third. As if that wasn’t enough, it kept getting smaller and smaller.
What was it trying to do?
But right at this time, that man made of liquid metal raised its hands and seemingly broke a seal on its body. “Fusion~ fusion!”
Afterward, it said these two words using an ancient language.