Tales of Herding Gods
Tales Of Herding Gods | Chapter 1268 - Two Sick People
After Celestial Venerable Hao bowed down, he indeed felt that his nine celestial palaces that were close to shattering were continuously recovering. The speed of recovery was very fast, and he couldn't help being surprised and delighted.
This kind of Dao injury was already very difficult for him to refine and heal. He didn't expect it to be so simple for Goddess Tai Su!
Soon, his nine great celestial palaces would be restored!
"The Tai Su Dao is extremely mysterious. If I can get my hands on it…"
His thoughts became active, and Goddess Tai Su seemed to have seen through his thoughts. She smiled and said, "I can help you recover your nine celestial palaces, but it won't be so easy for your other celestial palaces. These celestial palaces have already been crippled by you, and their Dao foundations are gone. Forcing them to recover for you will exhaust my cultivation. Since you have chosen to cultivate by yourself, I won't force you."
Celestial Venerable Hao thanked him.
Goddess Tai Su said, "The Tai Su Mine in the ancestral court fell into the hands of Celestial Venerable Gong. I can't defeat her, so I need your help."
Celestial Venerable Hao's heart stirred slightly, and he felt more at ease with Sacred Lady Tai Su. "Aunt has saved my life, so I'll think of a way to get the Tai Su Mine."
Goddess Tai Su clearly had a favor to ask of him, which was why she was so nice to him. If the two of them worked together, it would benefit both of them.
Furthermore, the cultivation of Sacred Lady Tai Su wasn't too strong. She was at most on the level of the four deities and could deal with them.
However, every time she recovered, she had to make Celestial Venerable Hao kowtow to her. This made Celestial Venerable Hao unhappy.
Goddess Tai Su said, "I'm relieved to hear that."
Not long later, Celestial Venerable Hao's nine celestial palaces returned to normal, and his Dao injuries vanished. However, his primordial spirit was still trapped in the Grand Emperor's divine art, Great Overarching Consciousness Heaven, unable to escape.
Goddess Tai Su said apologetically, "The Grand Emperor's abilities are too high, so I can't break his divine art now. Nephew has cultivated twenty to thirty celestial palaces by himself, so I think you can undo the seal on your primordial spirit."
Cold sweat broke out on Celestial Venerable Hao's forehead. He suddenly thought of a crucial point—his primordial spirit!
His primordial spirit was trapped in the Grand Emperor's Great Overarching Consciousness Heaven. Without it, he couldn't execute his technique to refine the other destroyed celestial palaces!
The primordial spirit was the center of the technique, and vital qi flowed from the seven great divine treasures and the seven realms of the celestial palace. One had to pass through the primordial spirit to allow their cultivation to grow day by day.
Without his primordial spirit, his technique was like a plate of loose sand!
More importantly, he had crippled twenty-six celestial palaces. This kind of crippling was completely crippling, not forming a Dao cocoon!
If he had formed a Dao cocoon, he could still use the divine art of the Ruins of End to refine the Dao cocoon and return to his peak state. That way, it wouldn't take long. At most four to five months, he could return to his peak state.
His twenty-six celestial palaces had been completely crippled, so he had to start all over again!
Without his primordial spirit, he couldn't re-cultivate at all!
Goddess Tai Su looked at him and didn't say anything.
After a moment, Celestial Venerable Hao knelt down and bowed again. "Aunt, please restore my other celestial palaces!"
Goddess Tai Su revealed a smile. "No matter how heaven-defying your methods were in the past, you would still have to fall into my hands, unable to escape."
Carefree Village's attack on the celestial heavens' main camp finally ended when the reinforcements from the celestial heavens arrived. Carefree Village and the masters of creation didn't take the chance to plunder the land. They only took advantage of Qin Mu and Celestial Venerable Hao's chaos and the unstable hearts of the gods and devils of the celestial heavens to attack and reap their lives.
The reinforcements from the celestial heavens had arrived, so they naturally had to retreat.
This time, Carefree Village had won a huge battle, and cheers could be heard everywhere. However, Saint Woodcutter ordered his troops to immediately retreat and defend the Void Bridge.
The strong practitioners of Carefree Village and the masters of creation could see the situation. Retreating to defend the Void Bridge was a helpless action, and it was inevitable.
The battle between Celestial Venerable Hao and the Grand Emperor had destroyed the crumbling void, reducing the distance between the entrance to the Great Void and the Land of the Great Void by countless times. In the past, the reinforcements of the celestial heavens needed at least a year to reach the Land of the Great Void from the entrance. Now, they didn't even need a day!
Under such circumstances, there was no fighting between Carefree Village and the celestial heavens!
The Land of the Great Void was completely impossible to defend!
If he retreated to guard the Void Bridge now, he could avoid many unnecessary losses in the future.
Furthermore, the Land of the Great Void was filled with heart devils and walking corpses, which could delay the advancement of the celestial heavens. Even if the celestial heavens obtained the Land of the Great Void, it wouldn't be of much use. They had to be wary of the attacks of the heart devils.
If he retracted his power, he would face fewer mental demons.
In the main camp of the celestial heavens, reinforcements arrived. Celestial Venerable Huo and Celestial Venerable Xu dragged their sickly bodies to comfort the three armies. The army of the celestial heavens that came to support them was the army that was originally guarding the void passageway. They brought East Deity divine weapon and South Deity divine weapon.
Celestial Venerable Hao also returned to the main camp of the celestial heavens, causing a commotion. All the generals of the celestial heavens paid their respects, and Celestial Venerable Huo and Celestial Venerable Xu also held a banquet to welcome Celestial Venerable Hao. All the generals gave their blessings to cleanse Celestial Venerable Hao of his bad luck.
Celestial Venerable Hao was sickly and dispirited. It was evident that his injuries were extremely severe and had yet to recover.
At this moment, there was a divine future report that barged into the banquet. "Celestial Venerable Mu is here!"
The banquet was silent. Even Celestial Venerable Xu and Celestial Venerable Huo didn't say anything.
Everyone's gaze instantly focused on Celestial Venerable Hao. Celestial Venerable Hao's aura was weak, and he would cough violently from time to time, looking like he could die at any moment. He panted heavily and said, "Celestial Venerable Mu is one of the five founding elders of the Heaven Alliance. How can we let him hang outside? Please—"
The vertical eye in the heart of Qin Mu's brows opened up, and he quietly waited outside the meeting. The egg of Tai Shi in the heart of his brows grumbled, "Dao friend, aren't you afraid that Celestial Venerable Hao will turn hostile on the spot and kill you? You humiliated him so ruthlessly that he lost all his prestige. He hates you to the core!"
"Dao brother, even though you are secular, you don't understand the human heart."
Qin Mu's consciousness rippled, and he said with a smile, "If I were Celestial Venerable Hao, I would definitely pretend to be heavily injured and on the verge of death. The weaker I pretended to be, the more those with ulterior motives wouldn't dare to lay their hands on me. Then, I would use some methods to establish my power. Everyone would be terrified, and no one would dare to lay their hands on me. The person Celestial Venerable Hao wants to establish his power isn't me. I have your protection, so he won't be able to kill me. Instead, he will reveal that his cultivation hasn't recovered. As long as he is exposed, the other Celestial Venerables won't let go of this rare opportunity."
Tai Shi thought about it and agreed with him.
"Therefore, when we meet, we will still be polite as if nothing had happened."
Qin Mu looked at the god that came to welcome him, and his aura suddenly weakened. The god cried out in astonishment, "Celestial Venerable is injured?"
Qin Mu nodded weakly and raised his trembling arm. The god hurriedly helped him into the distinguished meeting. Qin Mu's consciousness rippled as he continued, "Celestial Venerable Hao and I only know how to exchange pleasantries. There's only one person who can make him stand out in front of everyone and make others unable to see through him, and that's Son of Heaven Yin."
Tai Shi's heart stirred slightly, and he asked, "Why do you say that?"
"Son of Heaven Yin is Celestial Venerable Hao's trusted aide, and he's even closer to him than Celestial Venerable Huo. The two of them are friends that have gone through life and death together. However, when I was chasing after Celestial Venerable Hao, Son of Heaven Yin didn't save him, so Celestial Venerable Hao wanted to use him to establish his authority."
Qin Mu was barely breathing. Under everyone's gaze, his body trembled as he was helped into the feast. He sat down like a sieve and seemed to have exhausted all his strength. He continued to transmit his consciousness. "Son of Heaven Yin also knows that he was hated by Celestial Venerable Hao because he didn't save Celestial Venerable Hao. The way to get rid of his hatred is to get beaten up by Celestial Venerable Hao. Celestial Venerable Hao beat him up so that he can be at ease. After beating him up, he won't hate him anymore. Son of Heaven Yin will continue to be loyal to Celestial Venerable Hao wholeheartedly and won't dare to be disloyal."
Tai Shi was silent for a moment, then sighed. "There are so many ways in the human heart? Can't they unite the world with their invincible force?"
Qin Mu let out a long sigh and said sadly, "Celestial Venerable Hao, Celestial Venerable Xu, everyone, please forgive me for being too polite. In order to save Celestial Venerable Hao, I was severely injured by the Grand Emperor."
Once he said that, the assembly became even quieter. There were gods eating meat, and they forgot to chew the meat.