Chapter 759: Pagoda Refinement
"This is… the far north!"
Yi Yun had come here before. So with the place lingering with Yin Qi and filled with killing aura, he was able to recognize this place immediately.
The land of the far north was a long distance away from the Tian Yuan world and the Divine Wilderness. However, this distance could no longer deter Yi Yun, who had already grasped spatial dimension laws. He could reach the Divine Wilderness in a very short period of time.
"Zi Zi Zi!"
The spatial rift above Yi Yun began to emit black bolts of lightning as a stalwart, bare-chested man stepped out of the spatial rift. His muscles were sculpted like metal, and purple veins lined his muscles. It looked like a demonic totem.
After this stalwart man appeared, he stood respectfully behind Yi Yun. He was like a towering pagoda, emitting a fearsome and sinister gaze.
After subduing the Black Demon, making him his puppet, it was equivalent to Yi Yun having a super hitman. At the current stage, just this puppet alone had much greater combat strength than Yi Yun and his avatar combined!
Yi Yun was eager to try this puppet's combat strength.
And just as Yi Yun had this idea, he suddenly felt a prick in his soul sea. It was a sting that disappeared in a flash.
Yi Yun's expression sunk. The prick was a result of the God Advent Tower.
Over all this time, the person who had robbed the God Advent Tower, had been trying to incessantly wipe away the imprint he had left in the God Advent Tower. And now… He finally managed to touch the imprint Yi Yun left behind in the constantly weakening defensive arrays in the God Advent Tower. Of course, this was still a long way from him being able to fully wipe away Yi Yun's imprint.
Yi Yun sneered. He was interested to see who dared to covet the God Advent Tower while he was sealed in the alternate dimension!
"Xintong, let's go. I want to see who it is."
As Yi Yun spoke, he held Lin Xintong's hand and began flying. Behind him, the Demon God puppet followed closely behind, just like it was Yi Yun’s super bodyguard.
Yi Yun and Lin Xintong, along with the Demon God puppet charged out of the land of the far north!
Yi Yun's speed did not seem fast, but the space beneath Yi Yun began warping. It was really like he traveled thousands of miles a second!
At this moment, in the square in front of the Umbriferous Divine Palace, there were thousands of warriors gathered. These people were the followers of the Sovereign of the Eventide.
With the apocalypse impending, the Sovereign of the Eventide had become the messiah in the eyes of these people.
The thousands of warriors stood in a gigantic array. Their energies were constantly acquired by the array.
And in the core of the array, there was a six-storey pagoda the height of a person. It was floating there, with numerous blood-colored runes circling it.
These blood-colored runes were like leeches, absorbing the God Advent Tower’s energy.
And the array beneath the pagoda was producing new runes constantly, adding it to the array formation.
At a certain moment.
With an explosion, all the blood-colored runes in the air exploded, disappearing into uncountable black specks of energy.
The God Advent Tower was unharmed, but around the God Advent Tower, the Eventide Monks who were controlling the array had turned pale from the energy backlash. Those with weaker cultivation levels even lost all their blood and Qi, as their bodies jolted.
The gigantic array trembled violently before it finally dimmed.
The Sovereign of the Eventide looked at the infinitely sturdy God Advent Tower with a calm expression.
It was still a while before the Black-armored Demon God would appear again. He had plenty of patience, and having gathered so many followers, using the array to wipe the imprint that Yi Yun left behind would be ten times faster at the very least.
He believed that in time soon to come, the God Advent Tower would be his.
"Senior Eventide, this pagoda is the enchanted treasure that will protect us on our voyage to the 12 Empyrean Heavens?" Amongst his many followers, some, who had just joined, asked.
This was the first time they saw the God Advent Tower while witnessing the pagoda;s refinement process.
"This pagoda was left behind by Young master Yi?" Someone else asked.
The news of the Desolate race losing the God Advent Tower had long proliferated, so all of them had caught wind of it.
"That's right!" The Sovereign of the Eventide admitted frankly. "This is indeed the God Advent Tower left behind by Yi Yun! You probably know that I took the God Advent Tower away from the Desolate race!"
"Yi Yun had battled the Black-armored Demon God and he was sealed in an alternate dimension by him. Now, Yi Yun and Lin Xintong are likely dead!"
"Yi Yun is a member of our race, so the God Advent Tower he left behind is wealth that belongs to the Human race. As such, it should be returned to the Human race! However… the Desolate race took it for themselves, and what right did they have to do so? I was only taking back something that belongs to the Human race. I have never concealed this intention of mine!" The Sovereign of the Eventide said it as a matter of fact.
His words stirred up a number of his passionate followers as they cheered him, but there were a considerable number of people who maintained their silence.
Seeing these silent people, the Sovereign of the Eventide sneered. Over the past few days, the number of the Sovereign of the Eventide's followers were rising dramatically, but many of these followers came only because of hope. They did not truly believe in him, nor were they loyal to him.
"Why? Do you expect that when the apocalypse begins, the Desolate race will protect you? We can only rely on ourselves." The Sovereign of the Eventide said coldly.
He was speaking to those followers who were still on the fence. He wanted to refine the God Advent Tower as soon as possible, and use these people to steal the Sacred Spirit's corpse.
"Are Young master Yi and Fairy Lin really dead?" A follower asked, unwilling to give up hope.
Yi Yun and Lin Xintong enjoyed an extremely high reputation in the Tian Yuan world. Many people had heard of Yi Yun and Lin Xintong's tremendous strength and they hoped that the two were still alive, and that there would come a day when they would defeat the Black-armored Demon God.
"Of course they are dead! The Black-armored Demon God possesses extraordinary strength and he is proficient in spatial dimension laws. The spatial dimension seal he set up is indestructible to anyone! My understanding of spatial dimension laws can be said to be the best in the Tian Yuan world, but when I went to the place where the Black-armored Demon God set up the seal, I could not even find the location of the alternate dimension. Yi Yun and Lin Xintong's understanding of the spatial dimension laws are greatly inferior to mine, so what do you think their outcome would be?" The Sovereign of the Eventide retorted with a rhetorical question.
The follower who asked previously remained silent. Indeed, no matter how strong Yi Yun and Lin Xintong were, there was nothing that they could do in such a situation. Besides, their great power was only relative to the people from the Tian Yuan world. In front of the Black-armored Demon God, Yi Yun and Lin Xintong could only be described as puny.
"Such a pity… " Many people shook their heads and sighed. They were feeling sorry for Yi Yun and Lin Xintong's demise. If they were able to mature further, they would have been able to prevent the apocalypse.
"A dead genius is no longer a genius. When people practice martial arts, they have to rely on themselves. If all of you can go to the 12 Empyrean Heavens and obtain ancient heritage, cultivating peerless martial arts, how negligible would the Black-armored Demon God be?"
"But to take you along with me to the 12 Empyrean Heavens, I need to first see your value. In time to come, I will establish a powerful faction in the 12 Empyrean Heavens. And the you today will become a foundational cornerstone of this faction!"
Translator’s Notes: The BADG has become Yi Yun’s puppet, and there is so much to look forward to. There is no question that the BADG puppet is the strongest being in the Tian Yuan world, but how would he size up if he were to go to the 12 Empyrean Heavens?
Then, we have the SotE calmly trying to refine the God Advent Tower, thinking he has all the time in the world, without knowing that Yi Yun is back, along with the BADG. It kinds of creates a dark humor with the words he says, as we know how much his face is going to be smacked shortly. He proclaims how powerful the BADG is and it seems like he will be living proof of that soon.
His short-lived and miserable plan might also seem humorous, considering he has no idea what the 12 Empyrean Heavens are. To think that he could set up a powerful faction is just laughable.