Space was ripped open as endless white lightning poured inside like a waterfall. The power of destruction accompanied the roaring thunder.
Zhou Yuan’s expression turned extremely grave at the sight of the white lightning violently warping the surrounding space. He had not expected the sacred race to come knocking just as he was about to leave.
“Humph, what a pack of dogs.”
Cang Yuan icily snorted as he raised his head and gazed at the torn space.
Countless bolts of lightning rained down from the spatial crack, hurtling towards the giant teleportation array in an attempt to destroy it.
Space crumbled wherever the white lightning passed.
Cang Yuan stomped his foot as boundless Saint Genesis Qi rose out from the top of his head. It turned into an enormous cloud that protected the array.
Countless white thunderbolts bombarded the Genesis Qi cloud, causing devastating shockwaves to unfurl. Fortunately, none of them were able to pierce the cloud.
Zhou Yuan’s scalp turned somewhat numb due to the terrifying clash of energies above him. Even a tiny bit of that destructive power would be able to wipe him off the face of the earth.
Cang Yuan began to start up the teleportation array as he continued to block the falling white lightning. This was not a battle Zhou Yuan could participate in, and Cang Yuan would naturally be able to escape unscathed once he sent his disciple off.
Two glowing figures slowly condensed from the endless white lightning near the spatial crack, revealing themselves to be two figures in white robes. At their appearance, even the entire domain began to show signs of falling apart.
This was because the domain was unable to support the weight of these three powerhouses.
Zhou Yuan gazed at the two figures. Dazzling white lightning swirled around their bodies, causing him to feel a piercing pain in his eyes, making it impossible for him to view their faces.
“Cang Yuan, hand her over!”
An indifferent voice boomed from the two figures that were giving off terrifying auras.
Cang Yuan raised his eyes and mocked, “In your dreams.”
The two apex sacred race experts wasted no further time. Light gathered between their brows as an eye slowly opened. In the next instant, two beams of light shot out.
The light beams left a trail of death in their wake, as if they would destroy all life.
Even the surrounding Genesis Qi began to wither and fade.
“Sacred Light of Annihilation…”
Two beams of light pierced through the air. Cang Yuan’s eyes narrowed slightly. He quickly closed his eyes as the area behind him suddenly turned dark.
A loud rumble rang out from the darkness. A split second later, an endless giant mottled grindstone emerged. Rotating, it pulsed with endless power.
Zhou Yuan could not help but gasp at the sight of the giant mottled grindstone. “Is that...the Primal Chaos Divine Grindstone?!”
This giant mottled grindstone was all too familiar to him. He had seen it every time he practiced the Primal Chaos Divine Grindstone Visualisation Method. However, he never imagined that the visualized Primal Chaos Divine Grindstone could be imprinted into the world and used for battle!
This was evidently something that could be done by someone who had achieved an extremely in-depth mastery of the Primal Chaos Divine Grindstone Visualisation Method.
The two light beams of annihilation landed on the giant mottled grindstone, but they were only able to make it falter for a moment before they were crushed into nothingness.
The giant grindstone did not stop, continuing to smash through the air. It appeared in front of the two apex sacred race experts and descended upon them.
The Genesis Qi around the two apex sacred race experts rippled violently. They clearly did not dare to tarry, and they hurriedly circulated their full power. Endless white lightning swept out and rapidly blasted the giant grindstone.
Both sides fell into a temporary deadlock.
Amidst the stalemate, Cang Yuan turned some of his attention back to the teleportation array. Berserk undulations began to spread, slowly tearing apart the fabric of space.
Countless specks of light filled the air and covered Zhou Yuan’s body little by little.
It was at this moment, however, that the area above the mountain valley was suddenly ripped apart. A glowing figure shot downwards like a bolt of lightning, accelerating towards the house that contained the crystal coffin at an alarming speed.
It was a third sacred race apex expert!
He had evidently hidden himself earlier in order to wait for a chance to steal away the crystal coffin while Cang Yuan was busy with the other two apex experts.
Cang Yuan immediately realized what was happening. Anger flashed in his eyes as his hands swiftly formed a seal.
Millions and millions of Genesis Runes suddenly erupted from the seemingly ordinary house. The runes fused together, transforming into a giant crystal-like Genesis Rune hand that swatted towards the third apex expert from the sacred race.
The third apex expert was sent flying.
However, he charged forward again a second later, slamming into the giant Genesis Rune hand. The space around them fractured.
After a few repeated collisions, the Genesis Rune hand began to fall apart.
Cang Yuan’s expression grew increasingly grave. He had to split his attention three ways and even had to face three sacred race apex experts. Even someone like him was beginning to feel the heat.
Fortunately, the transportation array was finally ready. Resplendent dots of light had already turned into concentrated rays that completely covered Zhou Yuan’s body.
“Zhou Yuan, prepare to leave!”
His shout rang out in Zhou Yuan’s ears. In the next instant, his hand seal changed, causing the space within the teleportation array to shatter. Countless spatial fragments swirled around, forming a spatial vortex.
Zhou Yuan shot forth without hesitation, plunging straight into the spatial vortex.
But the instant Zhou Yuan’s entire figure had submerged into the spatial vortex, the cloud above was suddenly blasted open as a small bolt of white lightning fell from the sky and struck the spatial vortex.
Erratic spatial undulations exploded in the spatial vortex. It only managed to last for a few breaths more before swiftly dissipating.
Cang Yuan’s expression involuntarily changed. Although the white lightning bolt was insignificant to an existence like him, it had contained enough power to disrupt the spatial passage. This was quite bad for Zhou Yuan.
However, Cang Yuan was powerless to do anything at this juncture. After all, he still had to deal with the three apex experts of the sacred race. Fortunately, the teleportation array had already activated, and the power of the array should serve as some protection for Zhou Yuan.
“Zhou Yuan, I wish you all the best.”
Cang Xuan smiled bitterly. In the next instant, the crystal coffin had already appeared beside him. He kept it with a wave of his sleeve before turning his frosty gaze towards the three apex experts from the sacred race.
The area behind him began to swirl, forming a vortex that swallowed his figure in a single gulp.
The three sacred race apex experts immediately tore open space and dashed in, vanishing from the domain. They were clearly chasing after Cang Yuan. Zhou Yuan, who had escaped earlier, was far beneath their attention.
He was merely a Divine Dwelling stage ant.
In the wake of their departure, the unique domain slowly fell silent once more. Only the giant trees with light-giving fruits silently towered over the land, as if they would continue to do so till the end of time.
Inside the spatial passage.
Zhou Yuan’s entire body was wrapped in concentrated light. His expression changed slightly as he cast back a glance at the small bolt of white lightning roaring towards him at high speed.
Due to the white lightning, the originally stable spatial passage began to ripple.
Fortunately, the most worrisome scenario did not appear. The white lightning exploded, releasing devastating shockwaves that distorted the insides of the spatial passage.
Some of the energy smashed into Zhou Yuan’s body, but with loud clangs, the shell of light surrounding him stopped the energy.
Every collision made his body tremble violently.
Wounds began to tear open on his body, causing Zhou Yuan to tightly grit his teeth. He knew that if he failed to endure and was swept away by the distorted space, it would be impossible to escape given his current cultivation.
Time slowly flowed in the spatial passage. Zhou Yuan did not know how much time had passed, but his entire body was already riddled with bloody wounds despite the protection of the teleportation array.
The strong protective light had also become much dimmer.
Endless life energy flowed out from Zhou Yuan’s body to repair his wounds.
However, there was a trace of worry in Zhou Yuan’s eyes. Though there was still some life energy from the Taiyi Green Wood Mark in his body, he did not know how long it would last.
Once the Taiyi Green Wood Mark’s life energy was used up, he would have no choice but to endure with his body.
In addition, the distorted space within the passage was growing increasingly violent as time passed.
“Has the spatial passage still not reached its end?”
Zhou Yuan lifted his head and looked to his front, but an exit had yet to appear, causing his heart to sink.
While Zhou Yuan was worrying, a loud noise suddenly sounded from behind. His gaze swept backwards, only for his expression to change drastically. A giant torrent of distorted space had appeared and was rapidly approaching him.
Zhou Yuan’s scalp turned numb as he squeezed out every last bit of Genesis Qi in his body and swiftly sped through the spatial passage.
The torrent of distorted space roared like an angry dragon, rapidly closing the gap between them.
Zhou Yuan’s expression grew increasingly ugly as he felt the terrifying undulations pulsing behind him. However, his heart suddenly shook. He had finally seen a dazzling light appear in the seemingly endless spatial passage.
“I’m finally at the exit!”
Zhou Yuan was overjoyed as he swiftly shot forward.
The closer he got to the spatial door, the nearer the torrent of distorted space grew. He could already hear the wailing of the berserk energies contained within it.
Various thoughts rapidly flashed in Zhou Yuan’s head. At this rate, he would be torn to shreds before he could reach the spatial door.
“Not good, I’m still not fast enough!”
Zhou Yuan’s eyes rapidly flickered in thought before a resolute look flashed in his eyes.
He slowed down a little as he circulated his Genesis Qi. Turning into a torrent, his Genesis Qi swept out and smashed into the approaching distorted space.
Blood wildly sprayed from Zhou Yuan’s mouth at the moment of impact.
A frightening force swept towards him, instantly tearing apart his clothes. Even his spatial bag was torn to shreds, and sinister wounds appeared on his body.
But by borrowing the power of the frightening force, Zhou Yuan’s body was sent flying backwards at an astonishing speed. In the end, he hurtled through the spatial door a split second before the charging torrent of distorted space could swallow him.
Zhou Yuan’s body violently trembled as he shot through the spatial door, but before he could take a look at his surroundings, his figure turned into a streak of light as he plummeted from the sky.
Wind blasted his face as Zhou Yuan’s heart turned cold. At this speed and in his current condition, he would either be killed or crippled by the fall.
However, he no longer had anything left in him at this juncture and could only leave his fate to the heavens.
His figure streaked past the horizon. The moment before he crashed to the ground, Zhou Yuan seemed to smash into something, and he faintly heard a miserable shriek.
Something seemed to have been smashed to pulp.
However, Zhou Yuan could not care about anything else at this moment. Although his fall had been slightly cushioned, the impact still violently shook his insides and made him wildly vomit blood. In the end, his eyelids slowly began to close.
An instant before darkness took him, Zhou Yuan seemed to hear a somewhat panicked cry.
“Could he have fallen to his death?”
A bitter laugh echoed in his heart before silence finally enveloped him.