Book 14 – The New Sovereign – Chapter 6 – Metal Beast
Translated by: Pumpkin
Edited by: Robin and TranslationNations
Qin Yu took a glance at Xu Zong’s corpse and sighed in his heart.
This Xu Zong was truly shameless. From the exchange he heard earlier, this Xu Zong seemed to have pursued Xiu Ya before and wanted her to become his wife. Although he did not succeed, Xu Zong still had the face to attack her.
Furthermore, with what Qin Yu had observed with his Immortal Awareness, Xu Zong and Xiu Ya ought to possess a similar level of strength. That young woman called Xiu Ya, had she not been previously injured, she would likely not have been forced to such a situation.
“The tougher and more durable the body, the harder it is to recover. With an arm broken, it’ll likely take a long time and energy to recover it. After having an arm broken, her strength had been greatly reduced.” Thought Qin Yu in his heart.
This is the weak point of almost every expert who trained in the body.
Ye Qu had also said before that if the bones within his body break, it’ll be extremely hard to recover them. One could easily imagine how hard that would be just by comparing how hard it was to restore a broken Divine Artifact. Merely, as the bones are part of one’s body, when compared with restoring a broken Divine Artifact, it was still a bit easier.
As for the people of the Dark Star Realm that also train in their body, they are no exception.
“Thank you Lord for saving my life.” Xiu Ya said to Qin Yu respectfully.
“I was merely passing by, do not care about it too much. Which village from the ‘Deep Mulberry Star’ are you from?” Qin Yu asked very casually as if he understood this planet very well. In actuality, everything that Qin Yu knew about were all obtained through the ‘Soul Searching’ of that Xu Zong’s soul.
In fact, Qin Yu had already learned from Xu Zong’s memories that Xiu Ya was a cultivator from the “Mulberry Receiving Village’ of this ‘Deep Mulberry Star.’
Xiu Ya instead did not doubt Qin Yu in the slightest. She said respectfully. “I am a cultivator from the ‘Mulberry Receiving Village.”
“Mulberry Receiving Village? Mn, it’s my first time here on the Deep Mulberry Star. I shall go and check out the Mulberry Receiving Village first.” Said Qin Yu with a light smile. Xiu Fa was instead pleasantly surprised. “I can lead the way for Your Lordship.”
“You should heal your injuries first.” Said Qin Yu.
Xiu Fa bowed thankfully. She then started to sit on the ground and start to restore her injuries.
And at this moment, Qin Yu started to tidy up the information he had obtained from Xu Zong. At the same time, Qin Yu had also attained a comparatively thorough understanding of the Dark Star Realm. At the very least, he now knew a lot more than Ye Qu and Wu Lan.
“So apparently, there are only three star fields in the Dark Star Realm that truly possess people. The other six are all spacious and empty with barely any people.” At this moment, Qin Yu had a complete understanding.
From Xu Zong’s memories, Qin Yu found out that… the Dark Star Realm possesses a significantly inferior population compared to the Immortal Realm, Devil Realm and the Demon Realm.
In the Dark Star Realm, the planets on which people reside, usually merely had a population of over ten thousands. Even on large planets, the population numbered only over a hundred thousand. Ordinary planets had a population of ten to twenty thousands and for smaller planets, their population only numbered several thousands.
It was a number incomparable with the Immortal Realm, where the population numbered in the hundreds of millions. Furthermore, the people of the Dark Star Realm only live on the Gravity Gathered Planets.
Of course, Gravity Gathered Planets, is Qin Yu’s own name for those planets. As for the people of the Dark Star Realm, they address those Gravity Gathered Planets as ‘Origin Movement Planets.’ The number of Gravity Gathered Planets is awfully tiny. An entire galaxy would usually only have several tens of them. An entire star field would usually only have several hundreds of them.
“The number of people is truly small. An entire star field only has a population of around ten million. The three star fields combined only numbered a population of around thirty million. Dark Star Realm… is truly sparsely populated.” Qin Yu was unable to refrain himself from gasping in admiration once again.
In the Immortal, Devil and Demon Realm…
Any ordinary planet would have a population of over a hundred million. As for greatly developed planets, such as the Blue Flame Star and such, their population numbered several to tens of billions. The population of a single planet easily surpasses the population of the entire Dark Star Realm.
“However, there are more experts in the Dark Star Realm compared with the Immortal Realm, Devil Realm and Demon Realm combined.” Qin Yu was still shocked by this discovery.
According to Xu Zong’s memories.
There was an elder in every single Gravity Gathered Planet of the Dark Star Realm, protecting and administering the Gravity Gathered Planet. As long as nothing major happened, the elder would always remain in the ‘Elder’s Palace’ and train quietly.
There are certain to be an elder on a Gravity Gathered Planet. There numbered about two thousand Gravity Gathered Planets across the three star fields. In other words… there are around at the very least two thousand or so elders. And in order for one to become an elder, they would have to, at the very least, be an Emperor level expert!
With merely these elders, they already numbered over two thousand Emperor level experts!
However, the number of Emperor level experts in the Dark Star Realm, was most certainly more than merely those elders. That’s because in each of the Three Great Star Fields that the people of the Dark Star Realm lived in, was a ‘Sacred Planet.’ These Three Great Sacred Planets were respectively the headquarters of the Gold Punishment Sect, Black Flame Sect and the White Profound Sect.
On the Sacred Planets, the number of Emperor level experts from each of those sects were most definitely numerous to a frightening level.
In addition to the Sacred Planets, there was another mysterious place that was certain to possess a large amount of Emperor level experts. In this place, the Emperor level experts were so numerous… that it was estimated that they numbered greater than half of the entire Dark Star Realm’s Emperor level experts!
“The amount of elders of the Gravity Gathered Planets and the experts from the Sacred Planets likely number nearly three thousand. However, this is merely half of the Emperor level experts… So many. The Immortal Realm, Devil Realm and the Demon Realm, it is likely that even with all of the Hidden Experts and other unknown Emperor level experts added to the list would likely not even number three thousand.” Qin Yu felt helpless in his heart.
The difference between the population was so great.
Yet the amount of experts in the Dark Star Realm was much more numerous.
This was something that one couldn’t do anything about. This was something that was determined by the time when the babies in the Dark Star Realm were born. The babies of the Dark Star Realm possess physiques that surpass those of the Immortal Realm, Devil Realm and Demon Realm’s babies. It was likely to be caused by generations of evolution.
At the same time, the Gravity Gathered Planets are also one of the reasons. With gravity that frightening, how could the babies possibly be lacking?
Ordinarily, the babies’ strength would increase rapidly after birth. Majority of them would have reached the level of level one Heavenly Immortal by the time they reach adulthood at the age of sixteen. Of course… in the Dark Star Realm, strength is mainly divided into three categories. Ordinary level, King level and Emperor level.
King level was comparable to Golden Immortal and Demon King. Emperor level was comparable to Demon Emperor and Immortal Emperor. As for the Ordinary level… it was comparable to levels lower than Golden Immortal!
In other words, in the Dark Star Realm, there was no such thing as Jindan, Nascent Soul and Heavenly Immortal. That was because as long as one was a person from the Dark Star Realm, even if one were to be lazy and not do any work, one would still easily attain the strength at the level of Heavenly Immortal. Furthermore, there is no such thing as the Four-in-Nine Heavenly Tribulation, Six-in-Nine Heavenly Tribulation or the Nine-in-Nine Heavenly Tribulation for them!
“This… isn’t the Heavens favouring one and discriminate against the others?” Qin Yu was speechless.
When the people of the Dark Star Realm reached adulthood, they’re already comparable to level one Heavenly Immortals. This was the difference. Those that are talented were even able to reach a level comparable to level one Heavenly Immortal while they are still children.
“Lord, I’ve finished recovering.” Xiu Ya stood up and said respectfully.
The years of Xiu Ya’s training and cultivation were not long. She had not even cultivated for a hundred years. However, she was one who stood at the peak of the ‘Ordinary’ people and soon to become a King level expert. Even in the Dark Star Realm, her cultivation speed was considered to be extremely fast. After all, the people in the Dark Star Realm… as long as they do not encounter any natural or man-made disaster, they would have a near infinite life span.
From the moment of birth, they are able to absorb the energy of the Heaven and Earth, live without air, possess extraordinary strength and a body with a frightening level of hardness. This was what it meant to be loved by the heavens.
“Let’s go together then.” Qin Yu nodded.
Qin Yu could only believe that the gap between people was so large. However, what he did not know was that although the people of the Dark Star Realm are extremely formidable since birth, there are actually people in other spaces that are tens or even a hundred times more formidable than those from the Dark Star Realm. This was the cosmos!
“Lord, Xiu Ya is very grateful that you saved her life. If Your Lordship has any request in the future, Xiu Ya would definitely try her best to fulfill them.” Said Xiu Ya, as she flew beside Qin Yu.
Qin Yu smiled and nodded. “Xiu Ya, never would I have guessed that you’d be able to kill a King level Metal Beast, when you’re not even at the King level yet. Truly outstanding.”
After being praised by Qin Yu, Xiu Ya’s face grew red. However, she ultimately said helplessly. “Had it not been for the King level Metal Beast’s Golden Core, that Xu Zong would not have used such methods against me.”
“That’s right. To treat a woman like so, truly shameless.” Qin Yu sighed.
In the Dark Star Realm, the males usually possessed a bit greater talent compared to the females. Occasionally, there would be powerful woman. However, in general, it was still the males that’s more powerful. For example… the previous Gold Punishment Lord, the current Black Flame Lord and the White Profound Lord were all men. From such, one could see the difference between the two genders. It was not that there had never been a female Sovereign in the history of the Dark Star Realm, but… in the entire history of the Dark Star Realm, amongst all those Sovereigns, only a single one of them was a female! Thus, the gap between the genders was evident.
The people of the Dark Star Realm, the men would usually not bully the women, nor would they ever go so far as to mercilessly kill a woman. What Xu Zong had done, even if ordinary Dark Star Realm’s people were to see it, they would still kill him on the spot.
“Xiu Ya, for you to be able to obtain a Golden Core, it ought to be able to allow you to save a lot of cultivation time.” The current Qin Yu was very familiar with this ‘Golden Core.’
Xiu Ya nodded. A smile involuntarily appeared on her face. “This is a King level Golden Core. At the very least, it’ll allow me to save a hundred years of cultivation time. Fortunately that Metal Beast had only reached the early King level. Otherwise, I would’ve been the dead one.”
“Lord, could you tell me what level you are? Are you a King level expert? What star ranked King level expert are you?”
Qin Yu knew that in the Dark Star Realm, there was a star ranking system for the King level and Emperor level. For example, amongst the King level experts, the weakest was an one star King level expert whereas the strongest was an eighteen star King level expert. As for the Emperor level experts, the weakest was also one star whereas the strongest was eighteen star.
Compared to the Immortal Realm, Devil Realm and Demon Realm, the Dark Star Realm possessed more ranks for the King and Emperor levels.
“You asked what star King level expert I am?” Qin Yu was unable to conceal a smile.
Even though he had only reached the eighth stage of the ‘Nine Steps Dark Gold Body,’ it was still, at the very least, comparable to a fifteen star Emperor level. If Qin Yu’s Life Elemental Energy’s recovery ability was to be added onto it, then he would be comparable to a seventeen or eighteen star Emperor level.
Qin Yu suddenly started to laugh. “What level do you think I am?”
“Could it, could it be that you’re an eighteen star King level expert?” Xiu Ya guessed with a low voice. However, when Qin Yu heard what she said, he was unable to refrain his laughter. At this moment, Qin Yu’s Immortal Awareness discovered some ferocious bird beasts were flying over toward them to attack them.
“Lord, exactly how many stars are you?” Xiu Ya, hearing his laughter, pressed for an answer. Her pure eyes were staring at Qin Yu.
Qin Yu smiled and said. “Stop asking. I just discovered three Bird type Metal Beasts flying over here rapidly.”
Xiu Ya’s expression immediately changed. Promptly, she asked. “What level?”
“They’re all King level. As for how many stars, you should be able to tell once you encounter them.” Said Qin Yu with a gentle laughter. And at this moment, three enormous golden colored vicious birds had flown over.
Xiu Ya’s complexion turned pale in an instant. At the same time, she looked to Qin Yu with an appealing expression.
“You go first. Rest assured, I’ll look after you from behind.” Said Qin Yu while smiling. Upon hearing those words, Xiu Ya’s frame of mind immediately turned better. Soon after, she raised her morale and grew excited. With Qin Yu behind her, she would not have to fear about anything. Immediately, she shouted and rushed forward.
Displaying all the skills that she knew and using her nimble body, Xiu Ya was unexpectedly not defeated instantly.
Qin Yu stood to the side and watched. However, his mind was still in a state of shock.
“This Dark Star Realm is truly incredible. Metal Beast, where exactly did these wild beasts, whose entire body is composed of metals, come from? They possess immense strength but their intelligence is excessively weak.”
Qin Yu had been puzzled the entire time.
The Gravity Gathered Planets were not something that the Immortal Realm, Devil Realm and Demon Realm didn’t possess. It was just that there are no people on those planets and were considered as desolate planets. No one had ever paid attention to those planets. However, when Qin Yu used his Greater Teleportation, he had also searched through a couple of those Gravity Gathered Planets with his Immortal Awareness before. Yet, he had never discovered such a peculiar life form like the Metal Beast.
A Metal Beast with the strength of a Golden Immortal yet possessed such low intelligence?
And what’s the most strange was that!
Even in the Dark Star Realm, the other couple star fields also do not have Metal Beasts. Only on the star fields where the Gold Punishment Sect was located at are there Metal Beasts. Furthermore, these Metal Beasts were only born on the Gravity Gathered Planets.
As for the Gravity Gathered Planets of the Black Flame Sect, they instead had the Blazing Fire Beasts that are composed of a Fire attribute energy crystal. Their entire body was burning with flames.
On the Gravity Gathered Planets of the White Profound Sect, there are Frost Ice Beasts whose bodies are composed of cold ice.
“What exactly is going on? On the star fields of the Gold Punishment Sect, the Gravity Gathered Planets have Metal Beasts. However, on the star fields of the Black Flame Sect, the Gravity Gathered Planets instead had Blazing Fire Beast. Could it be that the Gravity Gathered Planets of the two places are different?”
Qin Yu was filled with confusion.
He was unable to understand what sort of difference the different star field’s Gravity Gathered Planets possessed.
Currently, Qin Yu was unable to understand how the Metal Beast, Blazing Flame Beast and the Frost Ice Beast came to be. Only later when Qin Yu actually met the Emperor level experts of the Dark Star Realm did he managed to clear up his confusion. After all, those sort of things were not something that ordinary people from the Dark Star Realm like Xu Zong would know about.
“Lord.” Xiu Ya only managed to last for a moment before being unable to continue to bear the three Metal Beasts.
Qin Yu smiled. Immediately after, his body moved. In front of Xiu Ya’s astonished eyes, Qin Yu instantly turned into three blurs and appeared before the three vicious Metal Bird Beasts simultaneously.
All three blurs outstretched their hand and grabbed. Instantly, the vicious Metal Bird Beasts’ bodies were all penetrated through and the core of those Metal Beasts… the Golden Cores were all snatched out.
Immediately after, the three blurs disappeared. Qin Yu had also returned to his original spot. This all happened in a blink of an eye. Had Xiu Ya not been looking at Qin Yu the entire time with wide open eyes, she would’ve thought that he had not moved at all.
“Lord, you…’ Xiu Ya suddenly sensed that the Qin Yu in front of her was likely a legendary expert that could match up to the elder of the Deep Mulberry Star.
“You can have these three Golden Cores.” Casually, Qin Yu threw the three Golden Cores to Xiu Ya.
Qin Yu had killed three Golden Beasts in the blink of an eye and then threw the three Golden Cores over to Xiu Ya. The series of event had left her dumbfounded. She stood stunned for quite some time.
“Ah, Golden Cores.” Xiu Ya immediately dived downward and caught the three Golden Cores that had passed her stunned self and started dropping.