Ancient Godly Monarch Chapter 1948
That existence in the western world actually had such ambitions. Controlling the Heaven Vault would allow him to realize his ambitions easier.
In that case, in truth, no matter if the experts from the hegemonic powers went to pay a visit to the western world or not, the western world would have acted sooner or later. Maybe, they simply used the visit by the other experts as an excuse to act. In fact, they also only stood behind the scenes.
"That existence in the Universe Region, how strong was he back then?" Qin Wentian asked. Although he fought with many heavenly deities before and knew that in this realm, the disparity between cultivators could be extremely great, but he had no idea how powerful someone who could earn the title of a godking was. Had that existence reached the ultimate point of his heavenly daos?
From what he knew, two out of the eight godkings didn't transcend. If not, the Godking of Time wouldn't be traveling to the future to search for the way to transcend and Godking Xi wouldn't have failed, transforming his body into the Heaven Vault to aid the latter generations. Clearly, both of them failed to take that final step. Or to better put it, whether that final step existed or not, is still unknown.
The only person Qin Wentian could think of was that mysterious young man in white who shattered a constellation with a single finger. From the start until now, he had no idea what the white-robed young man's cultivation base was.
The crazy old freak glanced at the Heaven Vault, seemingly lost in his past memories. After that, he softly spoke, "He is extremely strong. There are many supreme great daos in the Buddhist Sect that contain unfathomable abilities far exceeding your imaginations. For example, karma, reincarnation and samsara, the past, the future. Their daos are all extremely fearsome."
Qin Wentian's expression froze. The western world was actually so terrifying?
"I once met an immensely powerful existence before but I have no idea how strong is he exactly. However, shouldn't people at that level already transcend worldliness? Why would they still bother with fighting over power and benefits?" Qin Wentian was extremely puzzled. From what he saw, that mysterious white-robed young man basically didn't care about any power struggle at all. Even the headmaster of the sacred academy also chose to ignore matters in the external world, focusing on guiding people for their cultivation paths.
"I've already told you earlier that the Buddhist Sect cultivates karma, and the collection of faith is very important to them. Faith is a mysterious substance which they use to cultivate and from what I know, that existence wanted to dominate the entire Supreme Ancient Immortal Realms because the more people that has faith in him and worship him, the higher the chance he has to use the energy gained to reach the Transcendence Realm." The old freak spoke lightly, causing Qin Wentian's expression to freeze. So this was the case, the reason behind this was for his own cultivation. But if this really was the reason, the ambition of that existence wouldn't merely stop here.
No wonder the ancient records in the sacred academy stated that the Buddhist Sect had very tight control over governance. The people in there all believed in the buddhist path and in fact, the four lower world immortal realms controlled by them had been baptized by buddhist faith too. The buddhist dao there was supreme and lofty, unsurpassed by anything else.
There were no other region in the Supreme Ancient Immortal Realms that could be compared to the Buddhist Sect with regards to control and governance.
The western world wanted everyone in all the immortal realms to believe in the Buddhist Path so that godking existence would be able to transcend.
After speaking with the old freak, Qin Wentian felt pressure as heavy as a mountain boring down on him. What he has to face wasn't simply the experts from all the other hegemonic powers in the Supreme Ancient Immortal Realms. The western world was in that mix as well. In addition, the western world had a godking existence, the western world was the strongest place in the entire Supreme Ancient Immortal Realms and nobody knew how many heavenly deities they had.
The mysterious and unknown western world was something he had to face. Leaving aside their coveting of the Heaven Vault, just with the destruction of Ancient Azure Mystic alone made it so that they are already unforgivable. An entire world was destroyed, the impact was unimaginable. The Buddhist Path spoke of karma, but why weren't the buddhist cultivators in the western world afraid that karma would come back to bite them from behind?
"Senior, what level is your cultivation now?" Qin Wentian asked. The old freak glanced at Qin Wentian but he didn't reply.
"This Heaven Vault connects this place to the nine heavenly layers. In the future, senior can cultivate here and I believe there would be a day where you transcend everything." Qin Wentian smiled.
"You want me to stay here to protect you?" The old freak calmly spoke. Qin Wentian had an embarrassed look on his face upon having his thoughts laid bare. He laughed, "Our enemies are simply too strong. If senior isn't around and if that godking from the Universe Region recovers and makes a come back, how would I be his opponent? It's fine if something happened to me but senior has to think about Youhuang."
Beiming Youhuang rolled her eyes at Qin Wentian. This fellow was using her as an excuse. However, she felt somewhat funny now that she has seen this side of Qin Wentian. Most probably, only this old freak could handle him. Back then when he entered the forbidden grounds of the Darknorth Immortal Mountain, Qin Wentian must have suffered a lot before he gained the inheritance.
"What? You want me to protect your woman for you?" The old freak glared at Qin Wentian.
"Eh…" Qin Wentian started, he snuck a glance at Beiming Youhuang only to see that she also had a frozen expression on her face. She exchanged a mutual glance at Qin Wentian before a trace of panic flashed in her eyes as she shifted her gaze elsewhere. Her dainty white hands clutched the corners of her sleeves involuntarily. She who had always been as cool as ice, actually panicked due to the words from the old freak.
Qin Wentian also felt somewhat awkward. Luckily, the old freak spoke at this moment. "I only came here to take a look at the Heaven Vault. She is no longer around...what is the point of me staying here. I'll be leaving now. Take good care of Youhuang."
After he spoke, the crazy old freak transformed into after-images and disappeared from this location.
"Senior!" Qin Wentain called out but the figure of the old freak had already vanished in his vision. His speed was fast to an incredible extent. With such speed alone, he was qualified to be above the other experts of the Supreme Ancient Immortal Realms.
The resplendent starlight cascaded on the two of them. Here, only Qin Wentian and Beiming Youhuang remained. The atmosphere was extremely awkward due to the words spoken by the crazy old freak before he left.
Qin Wentian gazed at Beiming Youhuang only to see her turning her body slightly to the side, not looking at him. No one knew what she was thinking.
"Mhm… Youhuang, will you cultivate here in the Heaven Vault or go outside to the divine sect?" Qin Wentian asked.
"What about you?" Beiming Youhuang asked.
"I'll go out first to take a look." Qin Wentian spoke. Right now, he didn't know what the situation in the external world was like. At his current level, a cultivation session wasn't something that could end in a day or two. If he wanted to improve, he would need a very long time.
"I'll follow you." Beiming Youhuang spoke lightly. These words didn't contain any hidden meaning but when she thought about the words spoken by the old freak earlier, Beiming Youhuang couldn't help but feel a little weird. Seeing that Qin Wentian was looking at her, traces of panic flashed in her eyes again as she averted her gaze and stepped forward, leading the way out.
"Allow me." Qin Wentian moved forward, his spatial energy enveloped the two of them as they teleported straight to the exit of the Heaven Vault.
When they returned to the central divine city of the Qin Heavenly Divine Sect, he spoke to Beiming Youhuang, "Youhuang, senior has given you an extraordinary treasure. Go and try to refine it and see what it does exactly."
"Mhm." Beiming Youhuang nodded lightly. After that, she left and headed to her own residence. She went to her cultivation chambers and sat down, as her beautiful eyes stared ahead in a daze, like she was thinking of something. After a long time, she finally took out the treasured pearl and tried to use her methods to refine it. However, no matter what type of technique or methods she used, she discovered that she couldn't refine the pearl.
"This pearl can only be refined by your soul." A voice rang out in her mind. Beiming Youhuang's beautiful eyes flashed, "Teacher, are you acquainted with that senior?"
Silence was in her mind, the ancient will of the heavenly deity didn't reply to this. The ancient will then stated, "This pearl is a treasure used by her in the past. You have to make good use of it."
"Her?" Beiming Youhuang's gaze flickered with contemplation before her heart shuddered. She understood who her teacher was referring to.
The Imperishable Heaven Lord!
This pearl was actually a treasure of the Imperishable Heaven Lord. No wonder the old freak looked so solemn when he handed this to her.
"The senior has gratitude to me, it's not going to be easy for me to repay him." Beiming Youhuang sighed. Her teacher didn't reply. After that, Beiming Youhuang began to use her soul to refine this pearl and indeed, the pearl contained a boundless amount of terrifying soul power which gradually seeped into her own soul.
As the fusion continued, she could faintly sense a surge of extremely powerful soul strength existence. This soul strength existence automatically enveloped the area, and was causing her soul sense to extend outwards endlessly.
Unknowingly, her soul sense appeared at some of the residences in the distance. In Ye Qianyu's residence, she saw Jialan Qiuyue, it felt like she could sense Jialan Qiuyue's soul. At this moment, Jialan Qiuyue who was deep in thought suddenly frowned, she faintly sensed that someone was spying on her but when she swept out with her immortal sense, she couldn't find anything. This feeling was very strange, it was like someone was prying into her soul.
Beiming Youhuang's heart pounded. The pearl gradually fused with her soul as her soul energy rose up to a terrifying extent. Her soul sense retreated from Jialan Qiuyue's soul. Earlier, her actions were unintended, it wasn't too good to keep spying on her soul. The immensely strong soul power then brought her into Qin Wentian's residence. When she saw Qin Wentian, a strange thought filled her heart. After that, she tried to send her soul sense into Qin Wentian's soul.
"Huh?" At this moment, Qin Wentian's eyes narrowed. After that, a powerful soul force from himself transformed into a sealing energy that blocked the prying attempts of everyone that tried to peer into his soul. After that, his own soul power gushed out, tracing the source only to discover that this foreign soul power seemed to exist everywhere, it was hard to specifically track it down. But despite so, with his persistence and current cultivation base, he still managed to find the source and saw Beiming Youhuang who was currently cultivating.
Upon being caught red-handed, Beiming Youhuang blushed. Qin Wentian started, before laughing and retracting his soul power. He knew that Beiming Youhuang was in the midst of refining the pearl. Seems like this treasure was extraordinary, it could actually silently pry into his soul. This was too terrifying, but at the very least, he had managed to extort a good treasure from that old freak for Beiming Youhuang.
After that, Qin Wentian's figure flashed as he went to look for his grandfather, Luoshen Chuan.
"Wentian, earlier was it Senior Grim Reaper that visited us?" Luoshen Chuan asked.
"Mhm, however his personality is eccentric and has left already. However, I learned of some things after conversing with him." Qin Wentian then told everything he learned about the Universe Region to Luoshen Chuan. Luoshen Chuan's heart trembled when he heard that. He also felt immense pressure.
"Grandfather, we have to purposely release some news and let the people of the Supreme Ancient Immortal Realms learn of the ambitions of the western world. By doing so, the other hegemonic powers would surely feel wariness to continue cooperating with the western world." Qin Wentian spoke. Luoshen Chuan nodded, "Indeed. I will send some people out to accomplish this matter."
"Mhm." Qin Wentian nodded. Although he was the creator of the Qin Heavenly Divine Sect, he in truth, didn't really manage things around here. By telling this matter to his grandfather, his grandfather naturally would arrange everything properly!