Chapter 343: An Unexpected Mistake

“Earlier, I heard someone’s suggestion about how flying out would be a good idea. I think I will be able to accomplish such a task.” Bai Luochu was still speaking indifferently.

When Bai Luochu spoke about flying out, Pei Rumo couldn’t understand what she was talking about. He looked at her with a puzzled expression.

Bai Luochu wasn’t in a hurry and she slowly explained her plan to Pei Rumo. “Does Your First Highness remember the events that happened in the Falling Cloud Mountain Range?”

Pei Rumo was an extremely clever person and he immediately made the connection between the Falling Cloud Mountain Range and the Green Flame Eagle. He realized that Bai Luochu was thinking of using the Green Flame Eagle to get them out of their predicament. “Are you thinking of summoning the Green Flame Eagle?”

Since Pei Rumo had already said it, Bai Luochu didn’t keep up the suspense and simply nodded her head.

Before she could say anything else, Pei Rumo spoke up to disagree. “No, I object.”

Bai Luochu didn’t expect him to reject her idea and she immediately raised her voice, “Why not?! You don’t even need to waste any energy to save your men. Just gather them up and I’ll bring everyone out of here. It’s an amazing method!”

Pei Rumo placed the scroll in his hand and he replied, “Because of you.”

Bai Luochu was startled as she didn’t know what he meant. Before she could try to convince him otherwise, Pei Rumo continued his explanation.

“Everyone might know that during the trip to the Falling Cloud Mountain Range, the Green Flame Eagle disregarded its children to escort Divine Physician Bai out of the mountain range. Even if I can guarantee that my soldiers would keep quiet about the matter of the Green Flame Eagle, there are plenty of factions in the Desolate Region keeping their eyes on us. Everyone already knows your go-to attire and you will be recognized the moment you reveal yourself. Do you know the consequences of calling out the Green Flame Eagle now?”

Bai Luochu fell silent. She obviously thought about this but she felt that there wasn’t a point in delaying their trip any longer. After all, she would keep the Green Flame Eagle a secret if she could.

“An outstanding tree in the forest would be blown over by the strong winds. I know you have unlimited potential but right now, you’re not strong enough. I can’t let you take this risk.”

Bai Luochu knew that even if she insisted, it would be useless. Hence, she gave up trying to persuade Pei Rumo. However, she left behind a sentence before leaving for her tent. “Tomorrow morning, I will make you change your mind.” 

It was deep into the night and all the soldiers had already fallen asleep. Only Bai Luochu was left wide awake in her tent as she was waiting for the surroundings to quieten down so that she would be able to focus while using her spiritual energy to make contact with the outside world. When only faint snoring could be heard, Bai Luochu made her move.

She was currently in the Desolate Region and she was trying to contact a living being more than a thousand miles away. The difficulty of the task could be imagined and she used the most dependable method by forming an arrow with her spiritual energy before sending it towards the Falling Cloud Mountain Range.

Located in the western region of the Falling Cloud Mountain Range, a massive creature resided in an equally gigantic cave. Despite the obvious presence of a living creature, there wasn’t a single beast in the mountain range that dared to disturb it.

The serenity was destroyed in several seconds. The Green Flame Eagle moved silently but a spiritual energy arrow wrecked its peace. It was initially enraged but after realizing that Bai Luochu was asking for a favor, it spread its wings and flew towards the distant land.

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Early in the morning, the fog had yet to disperse. However, it was much thinner than before. The night before, a group of soldiers had been drinking to keep their bodies warm and the urge to relieve themselves made them venture towards the forest.

An intoxicated soldier rubbed his eyes when he heard some mysterious sounds coming from the depths of the forest. “Strange… There isn’t any wind right now. Why are the trees swaying?”

By the time this soldier opened his eyes and turned around, he realized that he was standing in front of a massive creature.

“What the?!” The soldier exclaimed and fainted.

This massive creature was none other than the Green Flame Eagle. It tilted its head in confusion as it saw the soldier fainting. It didn’t know why people were terrified of it as its owner obviously found it very cute.

When the Green Flame Eagle was having a headache on how to deal with the fainted soldier, someone came over to investigate the screams.

“What happened? What is going... on...” Another person arrived and was greeted with the sight of the massive Green Flame Eagle. When he saw that his buddy had collapsed in front of it, his legs turned to jelly. His entire body started to tremble and he wasn’t able to speak properly.

The soldier turned tail and ran, staggering from time to time as he tripped over his own foot. As he ran, he screamed, “Hurry up and run! The spirit beast is killing people!”

The original tranquility of the military camp was destroyed in an instant.

When Bai Luochu heard the commotion, she had just ended her morning cultivation session. When she saw the soldier running over in a panic, she stopped him and asked, “What is going on? Why are you screaming and running about in the military camp? Behave yourself.”

“Aiyo, Divine Physician Bai, you don’t know what’s going on! I saw a giant spirit beast standing in the middle of the forest and my buddy was lying motionless on the ground. I have to report this to His First Highness as soon as possible!”

“Spirit beast?!” Bai Luochu muttered softly and instructed the soldier, “Go and look for the captain and gather the soldiers. Look for a place to hide. I will look for His First Highness and Young Master Lu before heading over to check the spirit beast out.”

The soldier felt a new level of respect for Bai Luochu as she could remain calm even after such a huge commotion. In fact, he felt that she was somewhat similar to his Master. He acknowledged the order and went to look for the hundred-man captain.

Pei Rumo and Lu Wenshu had always been vigilant. After hearing the commotion, they quickly wore their clothes and ran out.

“What’s wrong? Did something happen?”

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