I Might Be A Fake Cultivator - Chapter 787
I Might Be A Fake Cultivator Chapter 787 – Jumping into a Vortex
Translator: Henyee Translations Editor: Henyee Translations
“Master, make sure to be careful when you’re in there. Some of the places are quite dangerous even to Return to Void Stage mighty figures,” the Jade Bone Immortal Bug cautioned as it tore open a spatial rift.
“Weren’t there many Soul Formation Stage beasts that returned safely?” An Lin retorted nonchalantly.
The Jade Bone Immortal Bug continued with a solemn expression, “That’s only because they were lucky!”
“Master, the world inside there really is very bizarre. Your mental state won’t be affected, but it is fraught with perils and the places you enter from won’t be the same place you exit to.
“Make sure to always walk in the opposite direction of the blood star as that is the way out. And don’t forget that after you see a black ball…”
The Jade Bone Immortal Bug continued to deliver a long-winded set of instructions. Its voice was very pleasant, but this really was becoming quite an annoying ramble…
An Lin was a little perplexed. Why was this cowardly, nagging immortal beast so different from all the other beasts? Shouldn’t beasts be sparing with their words and talk with their fists instead? This bug was the complete opposite of that!
A spatial rift began to appear.
An Lin, Xu Xiaolan, Xiao Ze, and the Jade Bone Immortal Bug came to a bleak and desolate land.
“Huh? This place is a basin?” An Lin looked around with a hint of surprise on his face.
“Which basins have you seen are bordered by steep, jagged rock faces?” Xu Xiaolan rolled her eyes at An Lin.
An Lin scratched his head sheepishly. The place they had arrived at was a vast expanse of sunken earth surrounded by extremely precarious rock faces, as if this place had caved in upon being struck by a gigantic hammer.
They could see the rock face behind them, but they couldn’t see the other three rock faces clearly even as they peered as far as they could into the distance. All the other three rock faces were black lines in their field of vision. These were massive rock faces close to a kilometer tall; for them to appear like black lines was an indication of just how massive this expanse of land was.
“The earth is so level. It doesn’t look like this was the result of a spell technique, but it’s even more implausible to think that this is a natural land formation.” Xiao Ze was also astonished.
Thus, the three of them turned their eyes to the Jade Bone Immortal Bug.
The Jade Bone Immortal Bug replied in a slow voice, “Regardless of whether you believe it or not, this is a natural formation! It’s the Heavenly Basin of the beast tribes that has existed ever since Pangu created heaven and earth!”
This was an unreasonable answer that basically forced you to believe that this was a natural formation, but there was no way to rebut the claim.
“Mr. Xiao Ze, I would advise you to wait here. This location is about three hundred kilometers away from the Nightmare Mud Man. The Nightmare Mud Man might be able to detect your presence if you get much closer than this,” the Jade Bone Immortal Bug said.
Xiao Ze had no objections to this. Return to Void Final Stage mighty figures had extremely powerful divine senses, and it would be far too risky to try and disguise his cultivation base.
As for An Lin and Xu Xiaolan, they were Soul Formation Stage cultivators anyway, so it wasn’t a problem for them to disguise themselves as Soul Formation Stage soul beasts. The Nightmare Mud Man could detect the strength of one’s aura, but it was impossible for it to determine the species the aura belonged to without focusing its divine sense on a single spot.
Thus, the Jade Bone Immortal Bug led An Lin and Xu Xiaolan toward the central region of the Heavenly Basin.
On the way there, the Jade Bone Immortal Bug encountered another Return to Void Stage immortal beast. This was a falcon with blue flames burning all over its body, behind which were close to a hundred powerful beings from the beast tribes.
“Yo, Jade Bone, why do you only have two with you?” The flaming falcon extended a greeting.
“I don’t want to talk about it.” The Jade Bone Immortal Bug heaved a forlorn sigh. “Those beasts were all extremely disobedient, so I killed them. Even these two minotaurs were forced here by me.”
“Hehe… The Nightmare Mud Man might get angry at you for just providing two.” The flaming falcon chuckled.
It didn’t think it was strange that the Jade Bone Immortal Bug had slain all the beasts it had gathered, but from a results perspective, the Jade Bone Immortal Bug’s performance really was quite lackluster.
A hesitant expression appeared on the Jade Bone Immortal Bug’s face before it tossed a bag of spirit stones to the flaming falcon. “Let my two minotaurs merge into your party, and then we can treat this party as our combined party.”
The flaming falcon checked the spirit stones within the bag to find that there were a hundred thousand spirit stones in there, and an amicable smile immediately appeared on its face. “No problem! I’ll be happy to give you a hand! Here’s twenty for you!”
The Nightmare Mud Man wasn’t going to keep records on all the beasts that were brought to it. It was only going to record the number of beasts being delivered.
As such, the two of them would only have to report on how many beasts they had brought with them.
Thus, An Lin and Xu Xiaolan managed to successfully blend into a large group of beasts, which provided an effective smokescreen.
After a white, the two of them followed the party to a gigantic vortex.
That’s right! It wasn’t some spatial gate or some passageway. Instead, it was a gigantic crimson vortex on the ground!
Were they going to have to jump into the vortex?
An Lin stared down with a dumbstruck expression at the vortex and involuntarily swallowed.
The crimson vortex appeared to be over ten kilometers in diameter. The peripheries were as red as blood, and this color only darkened as you approached the center of the vortex, to the extent that the central area of the vortex was already an inky black.
It was like a gigantic, sinister mouth that cackled maliciously as it waited for everyone to fall into its depths.
“Master Nightmare, I gathered seventy-two beasts, all of which are available for your inspection,” the flaming falcon said respectfully to a humanoid creature enveloped in viscous black mist.
“Master Nightmare, I gathered twenty-two beasts, all of which are available for your inspection.” The Jade Bone Immortal Bug also delivered a report to the humanoid creature.
The humanoid creature enshrouded in black mist turned toward the two of them with a pair of blue balls of light somewhere on its body, which were presumably its eyes, before giving a slight nod. “You are the eighteenth and nineteenth teams… Go on, heroes of our beast tribes! Go find your opportunities! That place has everything you have ever wanted! I wish you all luck!”
The Nightmare Mud Man waved a hand, and a black bridge materialized from the edge of the vortex and extended all the way into its center before plunging into the boundless darkness.
Holy f*ck! Did they seriously have to jump into the vortex?
An Lin had no choice but to grit his teeth and continue onward with everyone else.
Before he knew it, they had reached the end of the bridge.
Everything was extremely quiet. Even though there was a massive swirling vortex below them, there was no sound coming from the vortex.
An Lin couldn’t tell just what this crimson vortex was constructed from, but he sensed some sort of spatial power emanating from below the vortex.
One beast after another began to leap down into the vortex below.
An Lin was a little nervous, and he silently grabbed onto the hand of the woman standing beside him. He felt a lot more reassured after experiencing the familiar, comforting sensation of having her hand in his.
“Don’t be scared, I’m right beside you,” Xu Xiaolan comforted in a low voice.
An Lin nodded before being struck again by the sense that something wasn’t quite right with this situation.
A kobold nearby unintentionally caught sight of their interaction, and it immediately flared up in rage as it ground its teeth with resentment. “F*ck! I really want to kill couples like you!”
It then seemed to catch onto something as its expression gave way to shock. “Are you two huma…”
Right at this moment, an invisible suction force had already dragged it into the vortex.
An Lin and Xu Xiaolan also leaped down into the vortex with their hands tightly held together…