Chapter 995 Returning To The Dark Reverie

After entering into deep contemplation for a long time, Chen Xi restrained himself in the end.

The Dao Insight of Terminus was a great taboo that was publicly acknowledge in the three dimensions. It possessed unfathomable might and was the core profundity that formed the Laws of Rebirth, causing the gods and Buddhas of the world to be extremely fearful of it.

Once he comprehended it, then the consequences were unimaginable.

Especially because Chen Xi was clearly aware that his current strength hadn’t arrived at a level where he was capable of going against all the great figures in the three dimensions, so comprehending it now would only speed up his death.

Nevermind. All the cultivations techniques I possess now are extremely formidable existences, so I would be biting off more than I can chew if I comprehended it… Chen Xi took a deep breath and woke up from his deep contemplation.

The mountain breeze whistled while the sea of clouds rose. At this moment, along with the death of King Chu Jiang and the other four Kings of Hell, the curtains to everything on the peak of Myriad Flow Mountain seemed to have descended.

But Chen Xi was clearly aware that everything that had happened today was like a fuse that would quickly cause the entire Netherworld to be shaken, and it would draw the curtains to a vast war.

Because the five Kings of Hell that represented the forces of the Immortal Dimension had perished, and the territory and forces beneath their command would surely be coveted by the Buddha Dimension, causing a large scale conflict to erupt.

This was a struggle between two sects, and it couldn’t be avoided.

He could foresee that the entire Netherworld would be enveloped by the flames of battle and blood in the near future.

On the other hand, when facing the struggle between the two great sects, the myriad of living beings that lived in the Netherworld could only be passively swept into this storm and be unable to avoid getting involved in it.

Chen Xi could only sigh towards this, yet he was powerless to do anything about it.

Perhaps he ought to believe what the Third Netherworld Emperor said earlier, that only a war would be able to rebuild a new order for the Netherworld.

During this process, there was no place for sympathy, benevolence, and forbearance!

“Has Senior left?” The nearby Nether Spring Grand Emperor finally recovered from his shock, and his thin and cold face surged with a wisp of a sense of loss and disappointment that was impossible to conceal.

Chen Xi nodded. He was very sure that the Third Netherworld Emperor would probably never make another appearance from today onward…

After he obtained confirmation from Chen Xi, the Nether Spring Grand Emperor sighed once more, and his sense of loss was obvious.

After a short moment, he took a deep breath and raised his eyes to stare at Chen Xi before he said, “The Netherworld is about to be thrown into chaos. I’ll be leaving right away. Young Brother, I’ll be waiting for you to return to the Netherworld to take the Netherworld Register and Condemn Evil Brush away.” 

As soon as he finished speaking, he turned and left without the slightest hesitation.

“Don’t worry, Senior. I’ll return for sure. Take care!” Chen Xi cupped his hands and spoke from afar with a solemn expression.

Waves surged and receded, clouds swept out and calmed. The peak of Myriad Flow Mountain fell once more into deathly silence, and only the sound of the piercingly cold wind whistled through the sky.

“Chen Xi.” A cold and gentle voice resounded by his ears, causing Chen Xi’s entire body to stiffen while all the thoughts in his mind vanished without a trace, and then an indescribable feeling silently surged into his heart.

He turned his head slowly, and he was completely stunned when that familiar beautiful figure appeared in his field of vision.

At the side of a cluster of flowering shrubs that hung down the cliff, a graceful figure stood there all by herself. She wore snow white clothes, had beautiful hair that flowed down to her waist like a waterfall, and she possessed a gorgeous appearance.

Her cherry lips were like petals while her eyes seemed to be the most dazzling stars in the sky. Moreover, her appearance was picturesque and revealed slight indistinctness. She seemed as if she was otherworldly, and she possessed a graceful figure and unparalleled beauty.

It was exactly Qing Xiuyi.

At this moment, her eyes overflowed with brilliance, and she met Chen Xi’s gaze directly. Her bright and smooth lips curved up slightly, and that wisp of a smile was so dazzling that it caused everything in the heavens and the earth to be cast into a shade.

The mountain breeze blew gently and caused numerous flower petals to fall, and they spun playfully in midair and fluttered about in the air.

The two of them looked silently at each other and stared at each other for a long time.

There were waves rising and falling in both of their hearts while their minds both recalled the scenes from these past few years.

The thousands of words they wanted to say to each other finally transformed into silence in the end, and they seemed to not have the heart to break this peaceful and happy atmosphere.

At this moment, time seemed to have vanished…

“Where’s that woman?” In the end, it was Qing Xiuyi who broke the silence. But the first sentence she spoke caught Chen Xi off guard, and his mind froze slightly before it almost jammed up.

“Which…which woman?” As soon as he said this, Chen Xi noticed to his surprise that his tongue actually had a moment of stuttering as well, and it caused him to be extremely angry in his heart.

What’s wrong with me? 

Even he didn’t know what was wrong.

Qing Xiuyi’s clear eyes narrowed slightly, and they were like a pair of crescent moons that were formed from extremely beautiful arcs as she said, “I forgot that you seem to never lack women by your side.”

These words caused Chen Xi to feel suffocated and slightly embarrassed. It simply felt even more uncomfortable than facing the pressure from a Golden Immortal.

He opened his mouth yet closed it in the end.

Because what Qing Xiuyi said wasn’t much different from the truth. For example, there was Du Qingxi, Zhen Liuqing, Fan Yunlan, Mu Yao, Ya Qing, Yun Na, Yan Yan, and Bei Ling who was still in the Buddha’s Pagoda right now…

Moreover, under the focused gaze of her eyes, he didn’t have the courage to deny all of this.

So he could only keep silent like an ostrich that had buried its head in sand.

Even if he was clearly aware that besides Fan Yunlan and Qing Xiuyi, there wasn’t any real relationship between him and those other girls, yet he still didn’t argue.

Because the truth would only become clearer that more people argued about it, yet the matters between man and woman would only become worse instead…

Qing Xiuyi laughed silently when she saw this. At that instant, her brilliant face was like a bud that had bloomed after the rain, and it was actually so soul-stirring. It was like gorgeous sunlight that was filled with brilliant resplendence. 

She didn’t care about all of this because she was Qing Xiuyi.

She similarly believed that the man she chose would absolutely not let her down.

So she wouldn’t act like those envious wives, fierce wives, or gossiping wives that were terribly suspicious and took precautions against their man as if he was a thief. If she acted in that way, then she wouldn’t be Qing Xiuyi.

Chen Xi was stunned when he saw Qing Xiuyi laughing, and then he started laughing as well, and he thought in his heart with self-ridicule. I’m still too inexperienced in the end.

 

    …

Qing Xiuyi was a person that was never willing to display the feelings in her heart, and she emanated an otherworldly bearing from inside out, causing it to seem as if no person or matter in the world was capable of entering her heart.

But Chen Xi was clearly aware that at the very least, he and his son, Chen An, carried great weight in her heart.

Knowing this was sufficient to him. So he didn’t ask Qing Xiuyi how these past few years were or what sort of dangers and setbacks she’d encountered.

Similarly, Qing Xiuyi never asked him if he was tired from breaking through all obstacles all along the way to rescue her, or whether he’d thought of giving up.

At this moment, when they saw the safe and sound state of each other, all of this had become insignificant.

“Let’s go.” Qing Xiuyi spoke as she arrived at Chen Xi’s side to stand shoulder to shoulder with him. Her beautiful hair that was like a waterfall swayed with the wind, and it emanated strands of faint fragrance that refreshed the heart.

“Where?” Chen Xi was slightly shocked by Qing Xiuyi’s action. It seemed to be that they were only standing side by side, but when this action appeared on her, it was already a rare action of intimacy.

“To the Dark Reverie to see our son.” Qing Xiuyi spoke while her beautiful and slightly indistinct face was suffused with a wisp of gentleness that vanished in the blink of an eye.

“Alright.” Chen Xi agreed without the slightest hesitation, and then he hesitated briefly before he said, “Wait a moment.”

As he spoke, he stretched out his hand and gestured, causing an expanse of divine radiance to suffuse the air before a graceful figure appeared. Her appearance was cold as ice, her cherry lips were pale, and her bearing was elegant. It was exactly Bei Ling.

Bei Ling was stunned and seemed to have just awoken from her cultivation, causing a trace of bewilderment to appear in her eyes. Her eyes couldn’t help but light up when she saw Chen Xi, and her eyes revealed a wisp of delight. But when she saw Qing Xiuyi, her gaze instantly returned to a calm state.

At this moment, Qing Xiuyi was similarly extremely calm, and she just sized Bei Ling up silently and didn’t say anything.

Even though her gaze didn’t carry a fierce aura, yet it still caused Bei Ling to feel slightly uncomfortable. But right after that, she recovered her composure and similarly raised her eyes to size Qing Xiuyi up while refusing to show weakness in the slightest.

Chen Xi felt extremely uncomfortable when he saw this scene, and he hurriedly interrupted and introduced. “This is my Dao Companion, Qing Xiuyi. This is Bei Ling.”

Qing Xiuyi nodded and displayed her understanding.

Bei Ling did the same as well. But she suddenly started smiling and looked at Chen Xi as she said, “You’re going to leave?”

Chen Xi nodded while a wisp of a complicated feeling that was extremely inexplicable couldn’t help but arise in his heart.

“Alright, take care of yourself.” Bei Ling seemed as if she didn’t feel anything. The only difference was that her cold and peerlessly beautiful face carried a wisp of a smile that was greatly unusual when compared to her normal habit.

It was very radiant, enchanting, and brilliant.

As she spoke, she waved her hand lightheartedly before turning around and leaving swiftly. She left in an extremely calm manner and without the slightest hesitation.

Chen Xi felt slightly agitated in his heart when he saw this, yet he didn’t know what to say.

When Bei Ling’s lone figure was about to vanish, the nearby Qing Xiuyi said abruptly, “We can get together when you arrive in the Immortal Dimension.”

It was the Immortal Dimension and not the Mortal Dimension because Qing Xiuyi had already discerned that once they parted ways now, if they wanted to meet again in the future, then it could only be at the Immortal Dimension.

“Alright, I look forward to it.” Bei Ling turned around while her cold and peerlessly beautiful face was brimming with smiles. However, she vanished completely right after that.

“Thank you.” Chen Xi withdrew his gaze and spoke in a low voice.

Qing Xiuyi shook her heard instead and didn’t say anything further.

After that, Chen Xi suddenly embraced her, and then he said by her jade-like ears in a low voice, “I’m truly worried that everything before my eyes is a dream.”

This sudden embrace caused Qing Xiuyi’s entire body to stiffen while her clear eyes opened wide, and her jade white face flashed with a trace of panic. She seemed to have never expected that Chen Xi would actually dare to act so boldly.

But right after that she recovered her calm. As she felt Chen Xi’s wide chest and the traces of warmth that came from her skin, a wisp of tender emotion arose in her heart as well.

 

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Cling!

On the pitch black Reversio Disk that was suffused with a metallic sheen, the large and small bronze rings rotated repeatedly like gears. They emitted clear ringing sounds before finally pointing towards ‘Large World — Dark Reverie,’ and then it erupted with a blazing glow.

After that, a deep and quiet passageway sprawled open in space.

When Chen Xi and Qing Xiuyi’s figures vanished together in the depths of the deep and quiet passageway, everything returned to calm once more.

Only Myriad Flow Mountain stood towering at the shore of the boundless Sea of Misery, and it silently witnessed the passage of time and history.

—  End of Book Eleven —

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