Ultimate Scheming System - Chapter 262: Wrath Of The Fire God!
Chapter 262: Wrath Of The Fire God!
Translator: Translation Nation Editor: Translation Nation
Xu Que’s skin was unbelievably thick, that nobody had anything more to say about him at this point. It had reached a stage where his thick skinned nature was probably the pinnacle of all other thick skinned men who had ever existed.
The uncanny ability to shut his eyes and convince everyone that he was blind was something very unique to him.
From start to end, Xu Que had always abided by a simple rationale– that was, the man who is shameless will always be unrivalled.
However, since he replied the Water Empress by speaking into her mind and was non-verbal, Zi Xuan and the Flaming Sun Princess didn’t hear it. If not, they would probably expose that Xu Que and Li bai were the same person. If they’d exposed him, the crowd would probably collapse at the realization of how utterly shameless this man was.
The Water Empress didn’t seem to pay much mind as well and just assumed that Xu Que was just a mischievous junior and shook her head while laughing. Her eyes gleamed as she looked at Xu Que with utmost interest.
When Xu Que noticed that she was looking at him, he felt rather shy and couldn’t help but to look away.
All of a sudden, his eyes hovered over the statue of the Fire God in shock. As if he was trying to change the topic of conversation, he exclaimed loudly, “Eh? Everyone quickly look! The statue seemed to have lost a hand!”
“…”;The Water Empress paused in shock.
Everyone around froze.
The statue seemed to have lost a hand?
We know about this!
It just blew up right in front of us!
We aren’t blind. Why are you telling us about this?
Xu Que allowed his jaws to hang as he replied formally, “That’s way too outrageous! It’s not a masterpiece! Doing something like this truly affected the beauty of the statue and there’s not a touch of talent existing in this piece of art! Ai, looks like I have to act now!”
“You’re going to act now? What are you going to do?” The Water Empress froze once again as a bad feeling took over her.
“Nothing much, little miss! You came all the way here for me, to watch me act tough! How can I let you return empty handed? Come, come, come… Let me show you something for you to remember all your life!”
Xu Que blinked once before flinging his robes. Laughing loudly, he moved towards the statue by the altar.
As soon as the statue emerged earlier, the massive frame of the statue had broken out of the protective spell and more than half of the upper torso of the statue wasn’t under protection of any spells.
Hence, Xu Que soared towards the statue, causing everyone to pause in curiosity.
What is this kid trying to do now?
He’s flying to the Fire God statue? He probably wouldn’t be…
That’s too disrespectful to the Fire God and would incur the wrath of the heavens if he did that!
At that point, everyone had an ominous feeling creeping up in their hearts as though they all expected something bad to happen.
When everyone looked up, they saw Xu Que soaring to upper torso of the statue, with a sword in his hands. He then moved to the side of the statue with the other hand intact and severed it off as well!
The remaining intact hand was fell off and it crashed heavily to the ground.
Everything was silent after the crash and everyone remained quiet.
The arm of the statue was sliced off so cleanly and it dropped to the ground in an anticlimactic fashion as though it was nothing more than a slab of stone.
We’re really doomed!
Everyone remained stunned.
This kid… actually dared to ruin the statue of the Fire God?
That was showing such major disrespect to the Fire God and will incur his wrath!
The Water Empress expression was stoic as well. She was worried that Xu Que would do something immoral and yet would never expect him to ruin the statue of the Fire God!
When Xu Que was uttering curses and slandering the Fire God, nothing much had happened to him.
But now, he actually ruined the statue physically! The Water Empress couldn’t control her emotions, for she knew that there will be retribution for such an act. In his next Tribulations, the heavens would certainly do everything it can to strike him dead!
“Xu Que, stop it now!” The Water Empress shouted out in his mind.
“Outrageous! You… You dare to treat the Fire God with such impunity?” The Fire Emperor was clearly enraged as he shouted out to Xu Que while pointing at him in anger.
Xu Que didn’t seem to pay him any mind and replied, “Fire God my ass! I’m showing you what a piece of art is. Have you never heard of the statue of Venus? It’s a statue without both arms… Forget it, one look and I know that none of you have seen it. Today, I decided to be generous and helped to complete this masterpiece before your eyes!”
“First, the hairstyle of this statue is off. And his hair is too long!” As he spoke, Xu Que then clutched his sword as he flew higher to the head of the statue. He then waved his sword at the statue’s hair.
Snip, snip, snip!
Xu Que’s sword moved in a burst as the light from the sword gleamed. Blocks of stone was being chipped off from the statue as its hair became shorter with each passing moment. At last, the statue resembled a man with a buzz cut, causing everyone to be at a loss for words.
This kid… is actually cutting the hair of the Fire God?
He’s really insane!
The heavens won’t forgive him for this!
As soon as Xu Que was done cutting the hair, he observed the statue from afar as though he was deep in thought. His expression was severe as he muttered under his breath, “Oh! I almost forgot. It seems like Venus was a woman. This statue’s chest is too flat. I have to do something about it. But what should I use to enhance his chest? Oh… I got it! This is when scrap becomes useful…”
As soon as he spoke, he gathered the pieces of stone from the ground which came from the broken arm. He then grinded these pieces of stone till they were fine sand. Xu Que added some water, causing it to form white globs. He then started putting these globs of white sand onto the statue’s chest till it became bigger and bigger…
“Alright. I will change his clothes another day and there we have it! A perfect statue of Venus! What a piece of art!” Xu Que clapped his hands as he returned to the side of the Water Empress.
Everyone’s faces were filled with shock as they scrutinized the newly modified statue before their eyes.
All of them were stupefied beyond measure.
And yet they had to admit, that this new statue did look very different from the one they had seen earlier.
There seemed to be a new aura to this statue and it was somewhat better looking than the previous one.
“Ding! Congratulations to host ‘Xu Que’ for successfully acting tough. The reward is 150 act tough points!”
“Ding! Congratulations to host ‘Xu Que’ for successfully acting tough. The reward is 180 act tough points!”
“Ding! Host has acquired ‘Fire God’s Hatred’. As of today, future Tribulations will be extremely powerful!”
The system rang out in Xu Que’s mind.
Xu Que was taken aback!
What the hell?
Am I really being marked by the Fire God?
That’s truly vicious!
But what’s so scary about a powerful Tribulation? Even if it’s extremely hard, I will overcome it as easily. After all, I am the king of lightning!
It looks like this Act Tough King sacrificed himself in the name of art!
If the heavens decide to punish me by making my Tribulations harder, then bring it on!
Just a mere Fire God!
Carry on your anger and hatred for me!
Do you really think that this Act Tough King will be afraid of you?
“So, what do you think? Little miss… this extremely precious and valuable statue of Venus, the Roman Goddess of Love, I shall give it to you. Do you like it?”
After observing his works for several moments, Xu Que looked back at the Water Empress and blinked several times, admiring his work.
“The statue of this god doesn’t even have any arms…” The Water Empress laughed out.
“So what if she doesn’t have arms? Let me tell you! This is something you didn’t know! It’s precisely because this statue doesn’t have any arms that it’s very valuable. Come, come, come, grab a seat. You… Everyone, listen to this lesson!”
Xu Que then pointed at the fallen arms of the statue on the ground and spoke in a grave tone, “If both arms were on the statue, would this still be called perfection? That would be too normal. On the other hand… Look! This statue lacks a pair of arms. That’s called perfection in flaws. Something that is too perfect would instead be normal and imperfect…”