Ultimate Scheming System - Chapter 1029 - Swipe Your Card Before Boarding the Bus!
Chapter 1029: Swipe Your Card Before Boarding the Bus!
Translator: Nyoi-Bo Studio Editor: Nyoi-Bo Studio
Xu Que retrieved a Space-Breaking Spell from his System parcel. His gaze was fixed, although he always had a smile on his face.
Buttface saw what was in his hand and immediately exclaimed, “Wow, dude, did you really refine the Space-Breaking Spell?”
“Keep it down!” Xu Que smiled lightly as he summoned the information interface in search of a Void Interface Point nearby where he could use his Space-Breaking Spell.
“Wait a minute, this isn’t right. Didn’t you say it took Ten-Millennium-Flower-Dew to refine a Space-Breaking Spell? Your Holiness’s Ten-Millennium-Flower-Dew was stolen, where did you get yours?” Buttface suddenly stared at Xu Que with suspicion.
“What do you know? With my capability, it’s not hard to refine a Space-Breaking Spell without the Ten-Millennium-Flower-Dew,” Xu Que boldly replied.
“Then why is it that I could sense Ten-Millennium-Flower-Dew in your Space-Breaking Spell?” Buttface persisted.
“It was because of love!” Xu Que answered.
“Damn! Dude, don’t fool Your Holiness with your lousy one-liner from Earth. Your Holiness was exposed to the One-Liner Society in Earth for a period of time too!”
“Are you serious, with that IQ of yours, you’re inside the One-Liner Society?” Xu Que exclaimed.
“Of course, Your Holiness had connections to join the society!” Buttface was acting dignified.
“God overtops tigers?” asked Xu Que.
“Jade Emperor overtops Heavenly Queen Mother,” exclaimed Buttface.
“Wow! We’re the same!”
“Yes, we’re our own people. Good to meet you!”
“Keep it low-key! Keep it low-key!”
After that, a man and a dog shook hands enthusiastically and hugged each other!
“They are two crazy dudes!” Xu Feifei looked at them, feeling speechless at their nonsense.
Jiang Hongyan shook her head and could neither cry nor laugh. She was very familiar with that side of Xu Que.
“What?!” Xu Que received a feedback from the System all of a sudden, and he was confused.
“Dude, what’s going on?” Buttface was concerned..
Xu Que shoved him aside, and, with a cold gaze, he spoke in a serious voice, “This is troublesome. There is no Void Interface Point in the Refined Moon Palace. We have to get outside.”
The feedback from the System couldn’t locate any Void Interface Point in the Refined Moon Palace. And without any Void Interface Point, he couldn’t use his Space-Breaking Spell, a disadvantage of the Space-Breaking Spell. Thus, they had to get out of the Refined Moon Palace, return to the spot where they first set foot on the Taijin Continent to go through the Void Tunnel, and return to The Four Great Continents.
“What’s the trouble? If worse comes to worst, we’ll just walk out on foot!” Buttface didn’t regard it as a problem.
Xu Que rolled his eyes. “I’m eager to return as soon as possible. I’m afraid we will end up getting killed from all those meaningless fights on our way out!”
“What do you mean? We’re going out in a fair and honest way. Whoever dares to fight us, Your Holiness will stab him to death!” Buttface put up a pretense and looked as if he was formidable.
“What about my 89 Heavenly Tribulations? I believe they are coming very soon. I thought I could cross my calamity stage when we were outside. It looks like it’s not possible!” Xu Que frowned. If he was to cross his calamity stage inside the Refined Moon Palace, the dynamics of the event might attract too much trouble—especially in the Refined Moon Palace where many unknown restrictive barriers might reveal themselves all of a sudden. If they were to enter places similar to the Good and Evil Village that could be real trouble.
“Boy, the map we had before could help us leave!” At that moment, Jiang Hongyan reminded Xu Que.
Xu Que was stunned for a second and immediately responded. “Yes! The map!”
They had gotten the map from an old man earlier. The map recorded a route to the central region, the Ice Valley, and another route for departure. Both were shortcuts.
“Miss, you’re awesome!” Xu Que took out the map.
Subsequently, a group of people followed the map and set off in an opposite direction from the Ice Valley. At that time, there was a long silence in the Refined Moon Palace, maybe it was too vast or others had either left or died; it was surprisingly quiet. From time to time, some traces of blood and fighting could be seen along the path; there were several corpses lying in the corners. For Xu Que and the rest, it was a common sight, but Xu Feifei was startled, alarmed, and, sometimes, terror-stricken.
But that was the rationale of why Xu Que had brought her to the Refined Moon Palace. He wanted her to feel the killing aura in the World of Cultivators in advance and understand that the idea of survival of the fittest was crueler here than on Earth.
“Hey, there are many people in front of us!”
Not long afterward, a group of people came out of a passage and stopped abruptly. Buttface blurted out this comment upon sensing the huge crowd.
Xu Que frowned slightly, his gaze swept forward, and he immediately activated his Soul Strength. But then he was astonished. In the hundreds of people in front of them, he could detect several familiar presences. It was Bai Cailing and the Leaving Leaves Sect they had just separated from before they entered the Ice Valley.
“Why haven’t they gone out yet?” Xu Que couldn’t help but be at a loss.
In the ordinary course of events, it had been several days and, with Bai Cailing’s strength, it wasn’t difficult to get out of this place.
Were they trying to get more enlightenment? Or did they encounter unforeseen changes?
The key was that among the hundreds of people, other than the disciples from the Leaving Leaves Sect, there were many unfamiliar presences; there were clearly disciples of other sects. They all mingled together without battling. That was weird.
“Come, let’s take a look!” Xu Que waved his hand and went forward.
After a while, the two sides met. The route that Xu Que had taken was the path anyone would have to walk through if they were to leave the Refined Moon Palace. In addition, he wanted to see what was happening in front of him. But the hundreds of people retreated at the same time, and, just as Xu Que thought, they belonged to different sects
Before they entered the Refined Moon Palace, he had heard of Saint Gold Sect, Nighthawk Pavilion, Heaven Cloud Sect, and Leaving Leaves Sect.
“Xuanzang of the Tang Dynasty?”
At that moment, Bai Cailing and Xu Que saw each other and called out to each other at the same time. They were bewildered.
“Miss Cabbage, why are you still here?” Xu Que raised his eyebrows and asked with a smile.
Bai Cailing was confounded for a second while she shook her head and replied, “I don’t know what accident took place here. All the passages had been shut off. We have been searching for a passage to get out for a few days, but we still can’t locate one.”
“What? They were blocked?” Xu Que stared with his eyes wide open.
What unhappy news! Why was it so hard to return to the Four Great Continents?
“Yes, almost all the passages have been shut off!” Bai Cailing nodded and frowned. “The only passage that we found was obstructed by those from the Refined Moon Sect. We didn’t want to cause trouble, so we returned to see if we could find another way!”
“They’re afraid of trouble, but what are you afraid of?” Xu Que was speechless.
With Bai Cailing’s strength, she wouldn’t need to be afraid of those from the Refined Moon Sect. She was in the Celestial Stage, and, even if she met opponents of equivalent strength, no one could force her to stay if she insisted on her departure.
Furthermore, no one from the Refined Moon Sect was stronger than those in the Celestial Stage!
“I don’t want to cause any more trouble. Before I leave the Refined Moon Palace, I need to preserve my strength so that I can refine the 3-stripe Spiritual Tao Stone and return to the World of Near Celestial as soon as possible!” Bai Cailing shook her head and said with a grave expression, “But those from the Refined Moon Sect shouldn’t be underestimated. They seemed to be carrying out some kind of sacrifice, maybe they were summoning something, and it didn’t look simple.”
“Humph, they could summon whatever they like, we were just passing by!” Xu Que smiled and tried to move on. He paused and looked at the crowd and said, “By the way, this is the only passage and a shortcut to leave the Refined Moon Palace if all the other passages were sealed up!”
“What?” When the crowd heard him, their expressions immediately changed.
In fact, they had searched for many passages for a few days, but they were all blocked and everyone eventually gathered together. Obviously, that wasn’t a coincidence. It might be that everyone hadn’t managed to find a passage to get out, so they ended up going in the same direction thereafter. They weren’t willing to accept that result until they had tried all the other passages. After all, if that was the only passage to get out, it would be all the more devastating.
Because those blocking their way were from the Refined Moon Sect! No one dared to provoke that mysterious and powerful sect.
“Sir, are you serious? Is this the only passage to get out?” Someone tried to seek affirmation from Xu Que.
Everyone on the scene turned to look at Xu Que.
Xu Que nodded, “Yes, this is the only passage left. I have a map here. Whoever doesn’t believe me can look at it.” With that, he laid out the map given to him by the old man and presented it to everyone.
The crowd had a general impression of the place and, when they looked at the map, everything was clear to them. Their expressions suddenly darkened.
“We’re in trouble!”
“All the passages are blocked, even the only exit was blocked by the Refined Moon Sect, how are we going to get out?”
“The Refined Moon Palace is shutting soon. If we are unable to get out now, we will have to wait for another 100 years.”
“100 years? You’re thinking too much, those who were trapped 100 years ago, do you see them now?”
“You’re right; being trapped is equivalent to death!”
Many of them were getting stirred up, and some were beginning to feel terrified. According to their perspective, the Refined Moon Sect was more terrible than those blocked passages, and they dared not even think of fighting them to get through the only exit.
“Everyone, don’t panic. What are you afraid of? I’ll bring all of you out!” Xu Que suddenly laughed and announced. All those present were shocked by his words and stared at Xu Que.
You would bring all of us out?
In an instant, Xu Que waved his hand and suddenly pulled out a dark shadow from his pants and threw it in front of him. With a muffled bang, the shadow instantly turned into a huge bus, which appeared in front of the crowd and occupied half of the passage.
Everyone was immediately dumbfounded. They had never seen such a strange thing before.
Then, Xu Que, with a smiling face, sat in the driver’s seat of the bus.
To the astonished gaze of the crowd, he shouted, “Good news, good news, the Exploding Heavens Faction’s tour bus has officially opened. We’ve a luxury tour group, giving you a one-day tour within the Refined Moon Palace. An experienced driver is at the wheel, safety is promised, enjoy the trip, and get home happily. Please swipe your card before boarding the bus!”