The faces of Pure Summer and Peaceful Nun changed. If emotions could speak, they would surely be roaring out loud and telling Qin Yu not to push things too far!
But Qin Yu was bullying them and he wasn’t leaving any wiggle room. He made it clear that he was willing to use his strength to overwhelm and suppress them. If they wouldn’t give him an answer, he would show them how pitiful their futures could be.
The two people had dark and cloudy complexions. Fear and anger wove together in their eyes. If they weren’t afraid of Qin Yu then they would have attacked him already.
But before, the sight of Qin Yu crossing the Three Mountains Test had left too great an impact on them. This was because they also rushed through the Three Mountains Test and understood how terrifying it was.
It had to be known that the two of them had to rely on a secret art and also combined forces, yet they found it as difficult as ascending to the heavens. As for Qin Yu, he had been alone!
Qin Yu paid attention to their expressions. He suddenly waved a hand and gestured forward. Ripples spread out, covering them.
“Don’t be worried, this is just a minor method. It can isolate our senses from the outside world. If you speak here, perhaps you won’t trigger that bloodline oath.”
Peaceful Nun sneered. She thought that Qin Yu underestimated the might of the bloodline oath they made. But soon, her complexion changed.
The chair she sat on was still the original chair and its position hadn’t changed. Her eyes could even see through the invisible fluctuations to the outside world.
But because of these fluctuations, her senses were completely compressed and limited within an extremely narrow scope.
She couldn’t sense the outside world at all…even her connection with the city had vanished.
This…how was this possible…
If she hadn’t personally experienced it herself she never would have believed it. But Qin Yu had done it, and he had done it with incomparable ease.
Just by lifting his hand and waving forward, invisible fluctuations spread out and covered them, isolating them from the outside world.
How was this possible…
Pure Summer and Peaceful Nun were left shaken. When they looked at Qin Yu, they couldn’t hide the dread and awe in their eyes.
The unknown often meant something terrible. And to them, Qin Yu was a mysterious existence covered in thick fog.
He couldn’t kill them or perhaps didn’t dare to kill them? Of course that possibility didn’t exist. With Qin Yu’s current methods he could easily eliminate them without provoking any trouble for himself.
If they could think of this, Qin Yu could too. The reason he revealed this power should be because it was his final warning.
If they spoke, they might be fine. But if they didn’t speak, all that awaited them was death!
Pure Summer and Peaceful Nun glanced at each other and could see the alarm and fear in the other’s eyes, as well as the bitterness and helplessness. Facing Qin Yu, they didn’t have any ability to resist at all.
Pure Summer took a deep breath and said, “We can answer your questions, but you must promise not to tell anyone else, otherwise even if you kill us we won’t say a word!”
Qin Yu nodded, “I agree.”
Please, if you agree so casually, our hearts will lack confidence. And you didn’t even make a vow at all! But looking at the present situation and Qin Yu’s calm expression, whether it was Pure Summer or Peaceful Nun, they had no intention of asking him to make a vow of any kind.
They feared he would become enraged…in any case, as long as Qin Yu had a brain he wouldn’t spread news of this. Otherwise, no matter how deep his background was he would be in great trouble.
Pure Summer looked at Peaceful Nun. He drew in a breath and said, “I’ll speak first.” From their gazes, Qin Yu could sense ‘true love’.
This was unexpected. He didn’t think that sparks had developed between these two.
The first one to speak was clearly using themselves as an experiment. They were testing whether Qin Yu’s isolating cover really worked.
Just by hearing the name Peaceful Nun, one could tell she was a steady and stable person. This Pure Summer’s taste was light and matched him quite well.
Qin Yu put away the random thoughts that filled his mind. He reached out a hand, “Please.”
Pure Summer said, “First I will answer your first question. I and Peaceful indeed aren’t strong enough to make it past the Three Mountains Test. But, we possess a secret art. By joining together, we can counterbalance the majority of the strength from the first and second mountains, and thus we were able to make it the rest of the way through stubborn effort. I cannot tell you of this secret art, but I can tell you that the reason we possess it is because the two of us had ancestors that once contributed to the construction of the Path of 10,000 Souls.”
He clenched his teeth as he finished speaking, a worried look on his face. Peaceful gripped his hand tightly.
But no terrifying consequences materialized. This space retained its unchanging tranquility.
Pure Summer let out a breath and patted Peaceful Nun’s hand. Qin Yu hadn’t been mistaken. His ability really was capable of isolating out the perception of the outside world and shielding them from the bloodline oath.
Qin Yu…his strength was simply terrifying!
“You’re saying that your ancestors, during the construction of the Path of 10,000 Souls, left behind certain unknown means that allowed you two to arrive here? And this is also why you were able to control the city guards?” Qin Yu furrowed his eyebrows as he spoke.
“That’s not entirely right.” Pure Summer nodded, “Our ancestors left behind methods, but they aren’t as formidable as you imagine, otherwise throughout the countless years that the Path of 10,000 Souls had been open, the actions of our families would have been discovered already.
“Over the innumerable years, even though dozens of generations have tried, only twice have our ancestors’ methods been successfully activated, and that includes this time.”
A light flashed in Qin Yu’s eyes. “You are collecting silver coins to gain something from the Path of 10,000 Souls, right?”
Peaceful Nun said, “Yes.” She looked at Pure Summer. “Since we cannot hide this from fellow daoist Qin Yu, how about we open it all up and be completely honest. Maybe there is a chance for cooperation between us.”
Pure Summer’s eyes brightened. “Cooperation?” He looked at Qin Yu with a bit of hesitation that soon turned into resolve. He firmly said, “Fellow daoist Qin Yu, you are indeed strong, but without me and Peaceful you cannot come into contact with the city’s greatest treasure. If you wish to, we can join forces and obtain a good fortune that is beyond imagination!”
Peaceful Nun said, “That’s right. Since fellow daoist Qin Yu can deter the natives of the city, I believe you can lend us great assistance in this matter!”
Qin Yu furrowed his eyebrows. “Explain everything first. I haven’t agreed to cooperate yet!”
Pure Summer stood up. He tapped a foot against the ground, “Fellow daoist, do you know the origin of the city we are in right now?” He took a deep breath, his expression darkening as he said, “Beneath this city, a peerless demon is suppressed. Because the great array formation is constantly extracting this evil demon’s source strength, that is how illusion is able to become reality. This city, as well as all the beings living in this city…they are all a part of that illusion!
“Of course, calling it an illusion isn’t exactly accurate. Because this city is currently a genuine existence! And what we must do is open up a channel and directly extract the source from the city…if we succeed, you and I can obtain an inconceivable good fortune. Compared to that, the so-called inheritances of the Path of 10,000 Souls aren’t anything at all, because the Path of 10,000 Souls is in itself a kind of inheritance evolved from this source!”
Qin Yu was expressionless. Even though he was stunned, he wouldn’t believe everything Pure Summer said.
But when he heard Pure Summer say that a peerless evil demon was suppressed beneath the city, his heart skipped a beat.
Then, a thought instinctively came to him. The evil demon that Pure Summer spoke of must be some incomparably terrifying abyssal being!
If that was true, there was an explanation for the abyssal being he killed before and the other abyssal being that was lurking in the city.
There had to be a problem with the abyssal being that was suppressed here. For some reason, abyssal energy managed to seep out and corrode the city.
So, this was the reason the inspector from last night had been controlled by the abyssal being.
If so, then after obtaining the source that Pure Summer spoke of, he could truly obtain the basis of the Path of 10,000 Souls.
At that time, he would also have a way to undo it!
Light flashed deep within Qin Yu’s eyes. He locked his eyes onto the two people and slowly said, “Why should I believe you?”
Peaceful Nun flipped a hand and a green branch appeared on her palm. Three red fruits were hanging from it right now. “These fruits are called heart links. After adding a drop of blood and eating it, the three fruits will be connected for one month. During that time, it is impossible for anyone to have thoughts of injuring the other parties, otherwise they will suffer a backlash.
“Fellow daoist Qin Yu, if you don’t trust us then we can each eat one and then we can all rest assured…in all honesty, me and Pure Summer are even more worried about you then you are about us. After all, with your strength, if you decide to betray us afterwards there is nothing we can do to resist you.”
This was his first time even hearing about heart link fruits, much less seeing them. But at this time, the stone pagoda’s thought fluctuations resounded in his mind, “The fruits are real. Agree with them!”
This fellow had once again managed to break through Qin Yu’s blockade. It was simply impossible to silence!
“Alright.” Qin Yu nodded.
The three people each took a fruit. After placing a drop of blood on them the fruits turned an even darker red.
Upon swallowing it, warmth merged into Qin Yu’s soul. He found that there was a marvelous connection between him, Pure Summer, and Peaceful Nun.
Although he couldn’t truly read their thoughts, he could approximately judge the direction of them.
Moreover, a formidable imprisonment vaguely appeared around him. It wrapped around the three of them so that they couldn’t harm each other.
This should be the backlash strength that Peaceful Nun spoke of.
“Great. We and fellow daoist Qin Yu are truly on the same side now.” Peaceful Nun smiled, her expression relaxed. Her smiling face was unexpectedly beautiful and she would have been considered a beauty if it weren’t for her chest.
Pure Summer said, “Fellow daoist Qin Yu, since we are cooperating we should be honest with each other. So, I would like to ask fellow daoist Qin Yu, how were you able to deter the natives of the city? They were born from the source itself and can be called invincible existences in the city. With our cultivation we cannot suppress them.”
Qin Yu was silent for a time. He said, “Long ago, I once had a lucky chance and obtained something marvelous. This thing just happens to be able to suppress the strength of the city guards, so they maintained their awe and respect towards me.”
Suppress the city guards?
Pure Summer and Peaceful Nun’s expressions changed once more. Through the connection of the heart link fruits, they knew that Qin Yu wasn’t lying.
But the city guards were life forms evolved from the source. If Qin Yu could restrain them, didn’t that mean his strength could suppress the city’s source?
This person was far too terrifying!
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