Before they proceeded, Dongang Minghui felt something calling out to her through her space ring. She took a glance with her spiritual sense and saw that it was the little bean sprout in the helmet was shaking its heads.
That’s right, Dongfang Minghui’s careful growing had caused two small heads to grow out of the little bean sprouts, the two heads emerged from one bean sprout bud, one yellow and the other red. From the colours alone they looked pretty healthy, when they overlapped they looked like a budding lotus lamp.
She carefully brought out the little bean sprout and held the Tianyin helmet in her hands. She blinked at the little bean sprouts in the helmet. Two little heads also shook at her, looking very healthy. She has been in and out travelling for two months, so every time she fed it she was always in a hurry, quickly feeding it then throwing it back into the space ring. It was only now after seeing the little bean sprout again, Dongfang Minghui’s mood was a little strange. It was as if before she knew it the little bean sprout had turned into a kid from a baby.
“Why did you bring it out?”
As soon as Qian Wanyu turned around, she almost bumped into the Tianyin helmet. The metal accessories on her body hit the helmet, and you could hear a clear and loud ringing sound inside the tunnel echoing.
Dongfang Minghui held the small bean sprout that was bigger than her head, with round eyes and a dumbfounded expression, she whispered softly, “Little bean sprout wanted to come out.”
If ordinary people heard this, they would never believe it, how could a plant want to come out of the space ring? However, Qian Wanyu had seen too many oddities with Dongfang Minghui and plants, she frowned slightly, “Gold rats love to devour high-quality mined materials and ore including some metals, this is the Tianyin Helmet, so they would be extremely attracted to it. If you want to take it out Ninth Sister, you must be careful to always be staring at it.”
Thinking of the strong and peculiar teeth of the Golden Rats, Little Minghui increased the strength in her hand and held the bean sprout tightly in her arms. This is the hope of the ghost face family, she cannot let it be defeated by a few mice.
“Little bean sprouts, humans fight for even a breath, Buddha fights for a stick of incense, you must fight to protect the pot underneath you!”
Qian Wanyu was dumbfounded. Ninth Sister loved to communicate with these medicinal plants. To her understanding, this pot of ghost face seed wasn’t even likely to grow before and it was a small sprout at the start. That it could even grow and bud now to her was already a miracle, she didn’t think it could also be sentient and awaken it’s spiritual intelligence so early…
“Even if you speak, can it understand?”
In order to prove it to Qian Wanyu, Dongfang Minghui made a grand introduction for little bean sprout, “Come on, little bean sprout, say hello to Seventh Sister!”
The bean sprouts in the Tianyin helmet automatically waved two withered stalks at her as if scrambling to be first. There was no wind inside the cave so it could be seen that it was actually the plant moving! However, the two heads seem to have gotten into a fight as to who was first because both heads collided and it looked like they had starts around their head…
Seeing this scene, Qian Wanyu recognized that the little bean sprouts could indeed understand Ninth Sister’s words. Thinking of the ‘teaching’ that Ninth Sister had mentioned many times before, she couldn’t help holding her forehead, she hoped that this bean sprout would not become like the rest of her plants and pets…
The tunnel was about 20 meters long, and it existed in the shape of a ring. When they got to the end of the tunnel, they were standing at the edge of a swirling storm of wind flowing in a circular ring. They could feel the wind and waves on their faces.
Qian Wanyu frowned and tossed a stone into the storm. This stone, which is taller than Dongfang Minghui, shattered into rubble in the process of hitting the wind. Even the rubble crumbled into powder!
The two were fascinated by this situation and looked a little embarrassed. The green sand leopard squatted lazily beside Qian Wanyu’s feet, and its body was also dusty.
“Seventh sister, how do we cross?”
Qian Wanyu picked up a stone and threw it deeper inside. There was no response for a long time, and even the stone disappeared, she didn’t know whether it was broken into rubble or powder.
Dongfang Minghui glanced at the expressionless Qian Wanyu, and sat down obediently holding the little bean sprouts. When she saw the green sand leopard, she remembered Chubby, “Since you got in, Chubby shouldn’t still be stuck right?”
Chubby, who was stuck in the middle struggled for a while, unable to retreat, unable to enter, and after resting for a while, he began to dig a hole with his sharp claws.
The green sand leopard narrowed his eyes, as if agreeing with her words.
“Hey, Seventh sister, look.” Dongfang Minghui heard the crunching sound and finally saw a little golden mouse hugging a piece of shiny something, crunching and eating very happily, right under their eyelids, arrogantly walking away from the storm.
Naturally, Qian Wanyu also found it immediately. She crouched down and rolled a stone from the ground. The stone still remained a stone. She tried several times and was certain, “Ninth Sister, use this line as the benchmark, and move forward on your stomach.”
“How about you?”
Children’s bodies were all thin and small so they could proceed underneath the wind and waves but Qian Wanyu and the green sand leopard were too big.
“When I break this wind hurricane, I can enter.”
“How will you break it?”
Qian Wanyu didn’t say much but began to pay attention to the stormy wind again. Every now and then, she threw a stone inside. Just when she was about to fall asleep, she heard a “dong” sound, followed by a “gudong” sound. The third time it was even more obvious, it was the sound of the stones thrown by Seventh Sister rolling down the ground.
“Seventh sister, the stones you’re throwing can penetrate this storm?!”
She was happy for less than three seconds, because she realised that after so many stones were thrown in from Seventh Sister’s hand, only three stones got to the opposite side. After waiting for more than half an hour, she felt a gust of wind blowing, and the person disappeared in front of her like a phantom. The green sand leopard was closely following behind Qian Wanyu.
“Go through from below.”
Qian Wanyu stood opposite the wind storm for more than two hours, and discovered a small pattern. Every half hour, the wind would stop, this time was only about the duration of three breaths of time, so she just gambled.
Dongfang Minghui was dragged by Little Colour’s vines from below. When she stayed under the wind, she felt as if she was being suppressed by something above She couldn’t move, and even her breathing couldn’t help slowing down. Every breath took a lot of effort.
“Seventh sister, you are amazing.”
“Don’t be stupid, if you calm down, you can find the difference in the wind direction.” Every half hour and after three breaths, the wind direction would change to another direction.
The road behind the wind was eerily quiet. She turned the corner and couldn’t see anymore wind so she asked curiously, “Seventh sister, there is no wind at all on this road. What caused the wind storm blocking the path just now?”
“It’s the eye of the wind.”
The so-called eye of the wind is a vortex that has been accumulated through years of strong winds, but most of this vortex is built on cliffs, it would take at least decades of accumulation. Looking at the eye of the wind just now, it has been at least eighty years to see that sort of scene.
Dongfang Minghui was taken aback for a moment, “So, this place was here even a hundred years ago?”
If it weren’t for the crunching noise in front of her, she would still have countless questions to ask. That kind of rattling sound sounded very familiar. It was the same sound when a golden rat was eating! Dongfang Minghui leaned over. After looking at it, she shrank her head back in fright.
Not far in front, there was a large group of gold rats, it was very dense to the point that her scalp was numb, “Are they eating in groups?”
Thinking that they were holding gold or super-metal materials in their hands, she felt a slight stomach pain at all the rare materials being used as food, “Seventh sister, will the gold rats bite?”
Seeing her like this, Qian Wanyu couldn’t help but want to tease her, “Of course they will, Ninth Sister must have heard of it, even rabbits will bite when they are anxious.”
Dongfang Minghui believed it was true and asked, “Really?”
Qian Wanyu raised the corner of her mouth, held her hand, and walked in front of the group of gold rats step by step. Those little guys raised their heads when they heard the sound and then began to gnaw at the scraps of metals in their paws completely unaffected.
After being stared at by thousands of gold rats, Dongfang Minghui was glad that she had thrown little bean sprouts into the space ring, otherwise a large group of gold-loving rats would stare at the bean sprouts in her hands!
“Where’s the good stuff you mentioned before?” She asked Little Colour angrily in her soul sea.
Little Colour was also true to some extent but it was obviously a scam! These things on the floor must have looked valuable at first, but it was only scrap after being chewed by the Gold Rats, “Go inside, there are still more things inside.”
Needless to say, Qian Wanyu had already dragged her around the group of rats and walked to the entrance that was almost surrounded by them. The entrance was about half a person’s height. Dongfang Minghui had to shrink her neck before she could enter.
Qian Wanyu had to bend down and go in little by little.
Those gold-loving rats are just a group of common monsters. They were not aggressive. When they were chased away by the two of them, they didn’t even bother to fight.
This deeper tunnel turned nine and eighteen turns. Dongfang Minghui squatted down when she was tired and tried to take a rest, but Qian Wanyu had difficulty even squatting down.
“Strange, why are there bones here?”
Along the way, there were many bones scattered on both sides, as well as some iron objects. She quickened her pace, and in the end she simply trotted. She finally jumped out of this vicious tunnel before becoming too dizzy from all the turns. However before she could breathe a sigh of relief, she looked up and was so frightened her heart almost stopped.
There were a lot of headless corpses hanging upside down here. Looking closely, however it was just mannequins which were all wearing clothes, but these clothes were all torn apart, one piece torn here one piece torn there, “Seventh sister, why are there so many hanging here? ”
“It’s battle suits.”
There was a slight difference between a battle suit and battle armor. The battle suit only covered important parts. For example, there is a small shield made of gold on the left chest, elbow and other places to protect the key parts of the soldiers. The clothes were all tattered and the key parts have been gnawed into pieces. Obviously this sort of sight would easily frighten people.
“What about the armor?”
“You can find out if the long-lost Tianyin armour is here.” Qing Mo just glanced at it lightly, and then withdrew his gaze.
Qian Wanyu glanced at all the hanging items from a distance. These armours were dull in color, incomplete, lacking arms and legs, and one piece was even stitched together as if it had gone through a long period of being kept here there were layers of dust on all of them.
Dongfang Minghui picked up the little bean sprouts and tapped the Tianyin helmet, “Let’s see if anything here is the same as your helmet.”
The little bean sprouts swayed on both sides, and Minghui, who couldn’t understand looked confused, “How about this, in the future, ‘yes’ is two shakes and ‘no’ is one shake?”
The little bean sprout shook twice smartly, and it was two flower buds shaking together.
That’s right, how could the Tianyin armor be found so easily, even Lord Kurt said that he had never seen it again.
The deeper they went, the fewer and fewer battle armors and suits there were. There were only one or two sets that were relatively complete. When they saw the last set of battle armors hanging on the wall, even she who did not know how to judge it could tell it was amazing armour. Normal people who saw it would also be awed at the sight of it.
“Seventh sister, look at this, it’s so beautiful and colorful.”
Qian Wanyu frowned, when she came back to her senses, she found that Ninth Sister was looking in front with a surprised look on her face. She followed the other party’s gaze. There was a pair of battle armor on the wall. All covered in dust.
“What do you see?”
“Seventh sister, this golden thread jade dress! This dress is really beautiful…”
Looking at Dongfang Minghui’s fascinated expression, Qian Wanyu firmly believed that there was something wrong, what she and Sister Ninth saw was different. She grabbed her hand, closed her eyes and released part of her subconscious. She released some of her spiritual power to sneak into her body and mix with her spiritual energy before entering her soul sea. Looking at the wall with her eyes now, she found that there was in fact nothing on the wall, only a monster that spread its wings upside down like a bat on the wall, its eyes glowed with evil green light.
Probably seeing that Qian Wanyu had seen through its illusion, the things on the wall began to move, flapping its wings, driving a large cloud of dust into the air! The green sand leopard flew towards it and attacked with a swipe of its claw.
“Oh my god!”
Dongfang Minghui who had woken from the illusion with help from Seventh sister almost threw out the Tianyin helmet in her hand! The little bean sprouts shook twice and was tossed around. Now that Dongfang Minghui was already awake she couldn’t see any beautiful clothes, all she saw was a large winged gold rat! It looked like the winged gold rat’s target was the Tianyin helmet in her hand.
“Be careful, this thing is a thief.” The third-level gold rat had claws and wings, it really looked evil.
Dongfang Minghui wanted to put the little bean sprouts back into her space ring, thinking that this would be safer, but as soon as she put the bean sprouts into the space ring and turned around, the bean sprout returned back into her hands! She shouted, “Seventh sister is there something wrong with Entangled Love here? Why can’t little bean sprouts get into the space ring?”
“Can’t get in?”
Qian Wanyu answered while dealing with the third-level winged gold rat, “Try to make Toothless come out.”
As soon as Toothless came out, he saw a third-level gold rat. Dragons have always liked treasures, especially shiny ones. Without Qian Wanyu shouting, Toothless flew over and almost scratched the opponent’s long tail.
The green sand leopard also flew up, the two beasts fluttered around the gold rat like butterflies.
“Put this thing in the space ring and try it out.” Qian Wanyu took out an array stone from her space ring and handed it to her, watching the array stone in her hand disappear, she took it out and then it disappeared again, after three times, she said, “Put the bean sprouts in and try it.”
As soon as Dongfang Minghui put it in, the Tianyin’s helmet returned back to her hands, the little bean sprout was still shaking towards her, making her dizzy, she helplessly spread her hands, “Seventh sister, look.”
Qian Wanyu’s cold gaze shifted from the Tianyin helmet to little bean sprouts, “It may not be willing to go in.”
“It doesn’t want to?”
The little bean sprouts nodded, as if agreeing with Qian Wanyu’s words.
“Ow—” Toothless spewed out a flame, and the helpless third-level gold rat’s golden wings were almost swallowed by this flame, it flickered a few times in fright before disappearing into the darkness. Toothless and the green sand leopard also cooperated tacitly one on the left and one on the right, but they couldn’t find it.
Toothless’s attention was drawn back to the battle suits and armour hanging on the wall, jumping up and down, and arching his left and right front claws one after another.
Dongfang Minghui and Qian Wanyu looked sideways, and saw that a battle armour was hooked by Toothless’s claws. Toothless swallowed a load of dust and kept sneezing, but it only became more curious after the sneeze prancing around this armor.
Dongfang Minghui looked up and down at the height between the armour and Toothless, and she could not understand how Toothless wanted to use this armor?
A large group of gold-loving rats poured in. At first, they were only a small part. Later, they piled up like ants, one by one, and finally formed a wall up to the height of Qian Wanyu’s chest. There were even more coming in until a steady stream of gold rats flowed into the wall of mice.
Toothless and the green sand leopard also opened their jaws to bite any of the rats that jumped out on them. However, the gold rats who were naturally timid seemed to be not afraid of death, jumping out one after another to attack Toothless and the green sand leopard.
“Ow—” Toothless was about to get angry, and a burst of flames spewed out, burning dozens of them, but they were soon besieged by more rats. Even some whose tails were on fire also jumped on it and got its flames on Toothless’ own body burning some of it’s lovely black-brown fur!
Toothless finally tasted the feeling of being burned by his own flames and was instantly depressed.
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