Chapter 955: Do You Think You Can Leave Without Leaving Anything Behind?
Translator: Sparrow Translations Editor: Sparrow Translations
As Lin Feng exchanged blows with the Golden Cicada, he sent a blast of his Heaven-Destroying Sword Qi at the monkey.
Unlike before, not only was there Lin Feng’s own black and white Holy Light of Creation, there was also a few streaks of odd light. The odd light was strange and unpredictable. Not only did it possess a powerful demon power, it also contained profound, Buddhist wisdom.
In the light, one could see a shadow trembling slightly. Under the shine of the light, an illusory world, twisting about bizarrely, appeared.
On one side, it was Nirvana. Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, Arhats, Gatés, Samaneras sat and chanted Buddhist scriptures.
On the other side, there was a humongous demon monkey formed from demon aura. It raised its head to roar into the sky brazenly. Violence and destruction emitted from its body.
The two sides were clearly delineated but at the same time, they was also one, singular world. On one half, there was Buddhist chanting and on the other side, demons roared. It was both strange, unpredictable and mystic.
However, when the Golden Cicada saw that ray of light, his heart sank because he knew very clearly what it was.
That power came from the same source as his Nine Netherworld Ten-sided Dual Garbhadhātu!
While it was faint and slightly different, it was definitely from the Nine Netherworld Ten-sided Dual Garbhadhātu.
As the person who was the most familiar with this mantra, the Golden Cicada thought about it slightly and understood how it came about. When he used his Nine Netherworld Ten-sided Dual Garbhadhātu to escape from Lin Feng, Lin Feng probably took a few, scattered traces of it.
After Lin Feng and the Golden Cicada exchanged a few blows, coupled with the fact that Lin Feng had captured the Nine Infants Grand Sage himself and his Buddhist avatar, he was probably able to uncover some of the Golden Cicada’s powers and secrets. After he obtained a few traces of light from the Nine Netherworld Ten-sided Dual Garbhadhātu and pondered over it, he was probably able to obtain its teachings.
As he did not have the Lingyuan Mountains with him, nor the odd, round plate the Golden Cicada used to cast his spell, he was unable to form the true Nine Netherworld Ten-sided Dual Garbhadhātu. The sword radiance on his Heaven-Destroying Sword Qi was probably only superficially like the it.
However, after that move, the radiance disappeared completely. Lin Feng was probably unable to pull something like that off once more.
However, while this scene frightened the Golden Cicada, it made someone else extremely happy.
The monkey stared at the sword radiance and after being stunned by it for a short while, a smile crossed his face. He extended his claw to pull of a strand of hair from his body, which then revealed itself to be a Golden Hoop!
The Golden Hoop shook violently and gave off bright, shining radiance. The power within it was exactly identical to the Nine Netherworld Ten-sided Dual Garbhadhātu, as well as the power placed on Lin Feng’s Heaven-Destroying Sword Qi!
“Hehe, it really is the Golden Hoop Incantation…” Lin Feng smiled slightly. Earlier, as he tried to deduce the powers from the Nine Netherworld Ten-sided Dual Garbhadhātu, he realized that it was similar to power he felt on the monkey. Yet, it did not appear to come from the monkey himself.
He then wondered how the Golden Cicada was able to overpower the monkey, who was much stronger than the Golden Cicada.
The Golden Cicada sought to stop them, but there was no way Lin Feng and the monkey would allow him to do that.
Faced with Lin Feng’s Heaven-Destroying Sword Qi, the monkey did not attempt to hide or evade. Instead, he rushed straight up to it!
The odd, powerful light on the Heaven-Destroying Sword Qi sliced accurately at the Golden Hoop around the monkey’s forehead.
The light on the Golden Hoop shone intensely and brightly. However, it was slowly removed by the strange light on top of the Heaven-Destroying Sword Qi. Then, black and white light flashed and the blurred, Heaven-Destroying Sword Qi landed on the Golden Hoop!
An infinite amount of bright light burst forth from the Golden Hoop and projected an illusory shadow in the void.
The light then split into two. On one side, there was an enormous Buddha that sat in the Lotus position in the center of a lotus. The Buddha brimmed with a destructive force. Then, he pointed to the sky and brought his finger down. In that finger, one could feel a supreme, invincible power.
On the other side, there was a white ape that stood upright like a human. Its two eyes were blue, and it looked ordinary. However, the power and awe it gave off were enough more fearsome than the Buddha himself. While the ape stood in the void, the void did not appear to belong to that place. It was deep, profound and unfathomable.
The demon ape and the Buddha appeared briefly in the void before disappearing. In the short time that it was present, everyone, including Lin Feng, the Heavenly Charms Grand Sage and the rest, all felt a tremor in their hearts.
When the light faded, there was a clear snap in the air as if something broke.
“Finally, finally… finally!”
In that moment, the only sound in the void was the monkey mumbling to himself. The Golden Hoop around his head had a hole. It was broken.
The monkey extended his claws and took the Golden Hoop as it forcibly snapped it in half. It then fell from his head.
At that moment, the Golden Cicada, who was in the form of the giant, black ocean, sighed. The ocean retreated, and he turned back into a giant cicada. He sought to open the void and escape.
At that moment, the entire void was filled with the rage-induced roar of the monkey. “Golden! Cicada!”
“Where do you think you are going!”
His form changed and he turned into the shape of a blue-eyed, white bodied ape. Unlike the time when he fought with Lin Feng, this time, he revealed his Vipralopa stage true form.
A powerful, physical strength reverberated in the void. He used the Great Spiritual King Hand, which brimmed with enough strength to tear apart the heaven.
His ears twitched and a Malleable Holy Metal appeared in his hand. He heaved and the Malleable Holy Metal turned into a gigantic, heaven-reaching pillar.
The ape wielded the Malleable Holy Metal and rushed into the sky. In the blink of an eye, he was before the Golden Cicada. With one blow, he smashed down on him!
When the monkey jumped, the void turned into nothing. As he smashed down with his weapon, the powerful energy from it completely destroyed that patch of void, destroying its ability to change with the void!
The Golden Cicada, in his true form, bore the brunt of the blow. Light shone in all direction and a ray of golden light sped out from his form as it disappeared into the void.
The Golden Cicada’s form gradually as if he was shedding his shell. This was his Golden Cicada Shell Escaping Technique.
Without the Golden Hoop Incantation, the monkey joined forces with Lin Feng. If he had not cut off the Golden Cicada’s escape path, then his plan to escape might have succeeded.
Even if Lin Feng did not join forces together with the monkey to beat him, a lot of pressure had been alleviated from Lin Feng himself already. This would free up a considerable amount of energy for him and hence, the other demons such as the Heavenly Charms Grand Sage would not dare to act easily. For the Golden Cicada, there was no point in him battling against both Lin Feng and the monkey, even if it was a fight to the death.
Now, with the situation being as such, the appeal of the Golden Cicada as a target to the other demons such as the Heavenly Charms Grand Sage was even bigger than Lin Feng.
Hence, the Golden Cicada had no desire to exchange a single blow against the monkey. Immediately, he tried to escape.
However, how would Lin Feng simply let him go? He stared at the disappearing gold light and said quietly, “Golden Cicada, didn’t you hope that I will go to the Barren Expanses? Now that I’m here, do you think you can leave without leaving anything behind?”
The Two Elements Origins-Returning Mystic World Spell activated once more, trapping the Golden Cicada. At that moment, his form trembled slightly. Before he could break through the Two Elements Origins-Returning Mystic World Spell, the monkey whacked him once more!
Trapped by the Two Elements Origins-Returning Mystic World Spell, the Golden Cicada was unable to use his Golden Cicada Shell Escaping Technique. As the monkey whacked him, his gigantic cicada form split open and turned into millions of small, black cicadas.
Many of these small, black cicadas died upon impact at the hands of the monkey.
The monkey’s two eyes brimmed with cruelty as he curled his lips and said, “You old fool, you cursed me 11 times with the Golden Hoop Incantation. I will return the favor to you in kind with my stick!”
“If you can take it, then our debts shall be settled. If you cannot, then you can only blame yourself for being too weak!”
“That was just the first blow. Come, come, come! You still owe me 10 blows!”
The Golden Cicada sighed, “You are still as brazen as ever.”
With that, he said nothing else. He turned into an entire black swarm of cicadas as he flew everywhere in the sky. The monkey’s blow might have severely weakened him, but he still freed himself from the Two Elements Origins-Returning Mystic World Spell.
Afterwards, the monkey swept the heavens with his stick once more as he swept all the cicadas in the sky together.
As the situation worsened, the Heavenly Charms Grand Sage, the Heavenly Master Grand Sage and the Golden Roc Grand Sage all felt that something was terribly amiss. All of them fell silent. The change in the battle was beyond their expectations and they had no idea where it was heading.
“The Golden Hoop is the crux to it all. Ultimately, it originated from the combination of powers between the Emperor of Extreme and the Buddha.” The Heavenly Charms Grand Sage stared tightly as the Golden Cicada battled the monkey. “The Golden Cicada is devious, and he has hidden relics from the Emperor of Extreme. No wonder his power was able to tremble the Lingyuan Mountains.”
“The Golden Hoop that formerly bound the Ten Thousand Mantra Ape was from the outer part of the round plate! He cultivated it to make it work!” The Golden Roc Grand Sage thought. “Looking at the Master of the Celestial Sect, I’m afraid that he had thought of it too. That was how he was able successfully use it today.”
“He even predicted that the Ten Thousand Mantra Ape will counterattack…”
The hearts of the few demons sank. The battle before them were beyond their expectations. Furthermore, what made them even more shocked was the fact that the purple-robed young man had planned it all out.
The Heavenly Charms Grand Sage and the Heavenly Master Grand Sage did not move. Lin Feng was expressionless as he pointed to the Saros Magical Tree. A dark, golden light spread from the tree and activated its offensive mechanisms, allowing it to catch the White Tiger Grand Sage and preventing his escape.
Far away, the Thunder Dragon Avatar, which had already trapped the Lu Yuan Grand Sage, roared and a blast of thunder came from its mouth. This sealed off the escape path of the Cang Heaven Spell Blade and prevented others from coming to his aid.
The gaze of the White Tiger Grand Sage became solemn and icy. He roared into the heavens and called upon the stars. As the bright, radiant stars fell from the heavens, they dimmed. All their powers appeared to be concentrating to a single, central point, which brimmed with an apocalyptic aura.
This was another powerful attack by the White Tiger Grand Sage, other than his Comet of the White Tiger. This attack was the Destruction Death Star attack.
The White Tiger Grand Sage pounced, and starlight shone on his body. A wave of sharp, murderous, destructive energy could be felt. He unleashed the power of his true form, which was more cruel and violent than all the divine weapons in the world.