Chapter 431: Prelude to a Funeral
“I believe what you said to be true,” Yan Song said quickly. His words caused Li Tian to frown. The eyes of Mo and Wang flickered. “That’s because the treasure is in fact here! It hasn’t gone anywhere!”
Meng Hao’s expression was the same as ever, but his heart filled with vigilance.
“If you’re talking about the Spirit Severing Pill,” said Li Tian grimly, “then where exactly is it?!”
“It will appear on its own,” said Yan Song. He suddenly turned, his eyes glowing with avarice. He was looking in the direction of the great tree. He suddenly lifted his right hand up, within which appeared a jade bottle. He crushed it, causing a black liquid to emerge from within, along with a rotting stench.
Within the black liquid could be seen a maggot-like bug roughly the size of a finger. Its segmented body was wriggling, and as soon as it appeared, it lifted its head up and let out a shrill cry. Its body turned into a black streak that shot toward the top of the tree.
The sight of the thing shooting toward the treetop caused Meng Hao’s face to flicker.
Suddenly, a sound could be heard like that of metal scraping against metal. It drifted out from the...