Volume 15 – Splitting the Heaven and Earth Apart – Chapter 6 – Subterranean Cave Dragon
Translated by: Pumpkin
Edited by: Phillip
On a certain dark and deep corner tunnel located in the underground mine. Qin Yu and his brothers had secretly appeared out of thin air. After that, the three others all held a mining shovel in one hand and a small pouch on the other. They were even dressed like miners.
Hou Fei and Hei Yu both had a confident smile on their faces.
After nearly sixty thousand years, the two of them have completely refined their respective Grandmist Spiritual Treasures. Had it not been for the fact that Chehou Yuan left these two Grandmist Spiritual Treasures for his successor so they were relatively easy to refine, then it was likely that even if Hou Fei and Hei Yu spent even more time on them, it would still be very unlikely for them to be able to refine them successfully.
As for Qin Yu, although he had been researching the nine hundred scrolls of the ‘Array Path’ the entire time, a single Dao (Path) was ten thousand Daos. Chehou Yuan had precisely reached the High Level Heavenly Deity level with researching the ‘Array Path.’
As for Qin Yu, when he was researching the ‘Array Path,’ his level had also increased slightly. The current Qin Yu, his soul’s level had already completely reached the High Level Deity level. With the assistance of the Meteoric Tear, his comprehension and control of the spatial laws had also reached the general level of Low Level Heavenly Deities.
“The current me is already capable of flying.” Qin Yu had a smile on his face.
Flying in the Divine Realm was not merely using one’s energy to resist the gravity of the ground. Instead, it was through using the comprehension of the spatial laws to control the space and eliminate the gravity of the ground. Once one started to fly, one would not have to consume any energy to fly.
“This Meteoric Tear is truly peculiar. I am merely at the High Level Deity stage. However, with it, I instead possess the remarkable ability of a Low Level Heavenly Deity.” Qin Yu was unable to refrain himself from becoming even more curious of the Meteoric Tear. Who was this person called Zuo Qiumei that had left the Meteoric Tear behind?
Qin Yu had also asked Uncle Fu before as to whether he knew of this ‘Zuo Qiumei.’ However, Uncle Fu’s response was instead… “Zuo Qiumei? I’ve never heard of her. Master, the big shots of the Divine Realm all possess titles. Their true names are something only certain upper tier people know of.”
The Divine Realm’s Godkings, they mostly possessed some resounding titles.
For example, the Utmost East Sage Emperor of the Eight Great Sage Emperors was only called the Utmost East Sage Emperor. As for his true name, there are not many people that know about it.
As the three brothers chatted, they had casually walked past a couple underground tunnels and made a couple turns. They had encountered quite many miners. The further they go toward the exit, the more miners they encountered.
“Hey, Shi Tian.” Hou Fei saw a man afar. His eyes immediately started to shine and he yelled.
Qin Yu also looked over. The man and woman from afar was precisely Shi Tian and Song Hui that had ascended together with them. At this moment, Shi Tian and Song Hui also walked over with smiles on their face.
“Brother Qin Yu, Brother Hou Fei, Brother Hei Yu, it’s been about six hundred years now. We have finally meet each other again.” That Shi Tian’s speech was extremely etiquette.
To run into each other once in six hundred years, the probability of that was indeed awfully low.
Actually, it wasn’t that the probability was low. Instead, it was because Qin Yu and his brothers hardly show themselves inside the mine. Thus, it was naturally hard for people to encounter them.
“Do the three of you know which villages you’ll be assigned to in the future?” Song Hui suddenly asked.
“Village? What do you mean?” Hou Fei said with a puzzled expression.
Shi Tian and Song Hui were startled. They then glanced at each other. It seemed that their eyes were filled with shock and confusion.
Shi Tian explained. “Could it be that others have not mentioned it to you when you three were mining? All ascenders, once they finished their thousand years of mining, they would be distributed to villages.”
Qin Yu came to a realization.
“However, there are also differences between villages. The closer the village is to the city, the more tranquil the Divine Spiritual Energy surrounding it would be. As for the villages that are further from the city, their Divine Spiritual Energy is even more violent.” Shi Tian explained in details. “Thus, for ascenders like us, if we were to be able to be assigned to villages that are closer to the city, then even though the Divine Spiritual Energy is still violent, but their violentness would be relatively low which would allow us to be able to absorb some Divine Spiritual Energy.”
Qin Yu and his brothers completely understood now.
There are only twenty million people within the Yuchi City. However, there are two hundred million people outside of the city. Some of the villages are closer to the city whereas some of the villages are further away. Of course, everyone wanted to cram into the closest village.
“You all still didn’t know about that? Quickly, go and gift some Divine Elemental Stones to that Lord Yan Yu who assigns people to different villages.” Advised Shi Tian with good intentions. “If you were to gift him more Divine Elemental Stones, then Lord Yan Yu would assign you to villages that are closer to the city, Otherwise…. you’ll only be assigned to remote villages far from the city. In those remote villages, it would be impossible for you to even absorb the slightest amount of Divine Spiritual Energy.”
Qin Yu and his brothers were all unable to refrain their smiles.
They who possessed that many Divine Spiritual Stones, was there a need for them to go through all that trouble?
“Thank you Brother Shi Tian for informing us.” Said Qin Yu with a smile.
Suddenly, at this moment…
The ground started to shake. A lot of the Divine Realm’s miners started to sway back and forth. With a rumbling sound, an underground tunnel not far away from where Qin Yu and them stood had started caving in.
At the same time, a numerous stones on top of the mine tunnel started falling down. All of the Deities started to rush to dodge the falling rocks. Those that were smashed by the stones, even if they did not die, they would still have to spend a large amount of Divine Energy to restore their bodies.
“Ah~~~~” A miserable scream sounded.
“Roar~~~” A frightening roar was heard. At the same time, another miserable scream was heard. Shi Tian and Song Hui’s expression had taken a huge change. Shi Tian said hurriedly. “Brother Qin Yu, you all should leave quickly. There seems to be some sort of danger here.”
Qin Yu and his brothers did not move. Seeing that Qin Yu and them did not have any reaction, Shi Tian and Song Hui started running away.
However, at the direction that Shi Tian and Song Hui rushed out to, the wall on top of the tunnel started cracking. Following the unceasingly sound of wall cracking, numerous stones started crashing down. Following a ‘boom’ sound, this tunnel had also completely caved in.
Shi Tian and Song Hui immediately turned around and started running toward the opposite direction. They ran past Qin Yu and his brothers and started running toward the underground tunnel to their right.
“Everyone, run, quickly! It’s a Subterranean Cave Dragon!”
“Ah~~~” The miserable screams continued unceasingly.
The sounds of chaos rose in succession. All of the Deities were rushing toward the safe underground tunnels. A lot of the underground tunnels in their surroundings had already caved in. A lot of the Deities had rushed toward the tunnel to the right of Qin Yu.
“Why aren’t you all running? The Subterranean Cave Dragon is an extremely powerful demon beast of the Divine Realm. Even a High Level Deity would find it very hard to deal with it.” Said a youth wearing a soldier’s armor to Qin Yu and his brothers. Once he finished saying these words, he stopped caring about Qin Yu and them and proceeded to escape for his life at a rapid pace.
The sounds of roars and screams continued to rise and fall in succession. Qin Yu even saw blood splashing in the depths of the tunnel to his left. Qin Yu and his brothers were all looking at that direction. The left tunnel had also started to shake.
“Subterranean Cave Dragon?” A smile appeared on Qin Yu’s face.
Hou Fei and Hei Yu also displayed an eager expression. The three of them had all finished refining their Grandmist Spiritual Treasures. They all wanted to test out their Grandmist Spiritual Treasures on this demon beast.
Within the field of vision of Qin Yu and his brothers, several hundred people were frantically running toward the safe tunnel that Qin Yu and his brothers were in. However, right at this moment, the tunnel wall above these people had suddenly split open.
A claw came crashing out from the stone wall.
“Bang!” That claw had instantly caught a middle-aged man. With a pitter-patter sound of bones breaking, that middle aged man’s eyes were filled with dismay. However, all the bones in his entire body had been broken apart. In a blink of an eye, that middle-aged man had turned into bits of crushed bones and flesh. His Golden Soul Pellet had also been completely crushed by the claw.
At the moment when that claw crushed a person to death, the stone walls above the tunnel actually started to give birth to one claw after another.
Each and every claw was a greenish black color. They were all two to three meters tall. Each of the claws possessed ten fingers. At the same time, the ten fingers all had numerous, densely packed, short blade-like barbs.
In merely a blink of an eye, seventy to eighty claws had penetrated through the wall and crushed numerous Deities to death. All the people that were captured by the claws and crushed to death have turned into bits of bones and flesh.
The stone wall on top of the tunnel had completely shattered. An enormous monster had appeared.
Subterranean Cave Dragon!
It was several hundred meters long. Its appearance was like an enormous centipede. Merely, it possess a slender tail. This tail that it possessed was at the very least over a hundred meters. The numerous greenish black colored claws underneath its body numbered at least in the several hundreds.
That pair of ice-cold eyes were coldly looking at the group of Deities who were losing their heads out of fear. Its claws were rapidly flying over.
“Ah~~~” Those Deities have all lost themselves with fear. However, there were also many Deities that had grown angry and took out their battle blades or long swords. However, those battle blades and long swords did not manage to do anything when hacking at the Subterranean Cave Dragon.
Just by looking at the Subterranean Cave Dragon’s body, its tortoise shell-like carapace, one would be able to know how powerful its defense was.
Although it seemed that a lot of time had passed, the Subterranean Cave Dragon had only just appeared and started attacking. The Deities had also only just started defending themselves. The total amount of time that had passed was merely about ten breath’s time.
“Truly powerful enough. Big brother, I’ll go first.”
Hei Yu’s hands started to shine. The Snowthread Gloves had already been worn on his hands. After that, Hei Yu grabbed his Cloud Piercing Spear and rushed toward the Subterranean Cave Dragon. A dark golden colored light was flowing on the surface of the Cloud Piercing Spear.
Hei Yu violently stepped onto the ground. Like a sharp arrow, his body was shot forward.
Hei Yu’s gaze was like lightning. The muscles in his arms violently bulged. His pair of hands became completely sparkling, translucent and transparent. That Cloud Piercing Spear that he held in his hands had also started to shine.
Heaven Startling Single Spear Strike!
That black spear silhouette brought with an endless amount of power. It ripped apart the air and produced a sharp whistle as it firmly smashed upon the tortoise shell-like torso. Following a painful roar, that protective carapace had been split open.
That Subterranean Cave Dragon’s ice-cold gaze was burning with rage. It stared at Hei Yu. It actually spoke. “You, shall die!”
Qin Yu’s expression changed. This Subterranean Cave Dragon’s defense was even more powerful than what Qin Yu had anticipated. Hei Yu had currently refined the Snowthread Gloves and even attacked with the Cloud Piercing Spear. However, the Subterranean Cave Dragon was unexpectedly only injured.
Toward the enormous body of the Subterranean Cave Dragon, such a mere amount of injury would only incur its wrath.
“Xiao Hei, retreat.”
Qin Yu shouted. At at this moment, the Subterranean Cave Dragon that had its concentration fixed on Hei Yu stopped chasing the other Deities to kill. Those Deities immediately ran for their lives. Not a single one of them remained here to help Qin Yu and his brothers.
“Big brother, this guy’s defense is too strong.” Hei Yu rapidly retreated back. As for the Subterranean Cave Dragon, with the movement of its several hundred claws, it had instantly reached Qin Yu and his brothers.
Qin Yu’s eyes shined.
At the same time, Qin Yu grabbed Hou Fei and Hei Yu. With a lightning like speed, he flew toward the air.
“Big brother, you can fly?” Hou Fei and Hei Yu looked to Qin Yu with shocked expressions.
“The two of you, step aside first.” Qin Yu released his hands. Hou Fei and Hei Yu landed on the ground. As for Qin Yu, he looked to that Subterranean Cave Dragon with a smile on his face. That Subterranean Cave Dragon also stared at Qin Yu.
Divine Realm’s demon beast. Although it had yet to undergo the tribulation, it still possessed the soul level of a level nine Demon Emperor. Thus, it naturally also possessed wisdom.
The person before him could fly! He was a Heavenly Deity! Danger!
That was the response from the Subterranean Cave Dragon.
As Qin Yu continued to float, he flipped his hand and took out a miniature stone pagoda. Qin Yu lightly smiled to the Subterranean Cave Dragon. “Subterranean Cave Dragon? You shall be the first servant of the God Sealing Pagoda.”
An invisible ripple shot out from the God Sealing Pagoda to the Subterranean Cave Dragon.
“Humph, although this God Sealing Pagoda cannot take care of a Heavenly Deities, but it is extremely easy for it to take care the demon beasts of the Divine Realm that possess extremely low soul level.” A smile appeared on Qin Yu’s face.
A simple soul attack from the God Sealing Pagoda had instantly brought the Subterranean Cave Dragon to a muddleheaded state. After that, without any resistance, it was easily absorbed into the God Sealing Pagoda.
Hou Fei and Hei Yu were dumbstruck as they saw the Subterranean Cave Dragon disappear into thin air before them.
“It’s gone?” Hou Fei and Hei Yu looked to Qin Yu with shocked expressions. They then looked at the God Sealing Pagoda in Qin Yu’s hand.
Qin Yu landed on the ground. He glanced at the tunnel behind him where majority of the people had fled toward. “They are truly slow in coming.” Qin Yu did not wish to create trouble. He directly absorbed the God Sealing Pagoda into his body.
Hou Fei and Hei Yu immediately walked to Qin Yu’s side.
“Big brother, did the God Sealing Pagoda absorb it?” Asked Hou Fei excitedly.
“What do you think?” Said Qin Yu as he smiled. “Well then, the army of the mine is coming. Let’s leave quickly. Mn…. seems like we can’t leave.” Qin Yu lightly smiled as he looked to the depths of the tunnel behind him.
A figure had turned into a blur. In an instant, it had passed through a distance of several miles. Like lightning, it had arrived before Qin Yu and his brothers.
Qin Yu and his brothers all managed to recognize the person that appeared before them. It was precisely that Heavenly Deity that they had seen before, the person in charge of the mine…. Heavenly Deity Yuchi Yang.
Yuchi Yang wore a black gown and had a very stern and indifferent appearance.
Yuchi Yang looked at the ground in the distance that was filled with bits of bones and flesh. He then coldly looked at Qin Yu and his brothers. His brows frowned. He said. “Did the three of you manage to see the Subterranean Cave Dragon?”
Qin Yu nodded and said. “Your Lordship, that Subterranean Cave Dragon had massacred along its path. It then ran away with a lightning like speed.”
“Oh? Those people that had managed to flee said that there was a person welding a spear fighting with the Subterranean Cave Dragon here. Did you all manage to see it?” Yuchi Yang looked to Qin Yu and his brothers coldly.