Emperor’s Domination - Chapter 2538

Chapter 2538

“Boom!” Li Qiye fell from the sky and landed in the prison . Sand splattered beneath his feet .

After stabilizing his stance, he looked around and saw yellow sand everywhere .

Upon closer inspection, the sand here was different from the ones in a desert . It was dried with a burnt yellow shade as if something has incinerated the entire place . If one were to throw sand into a pan and roast them at high temperature, this would be the result .

Moreover, there were signs of crystallization, at least on the outside . A knowledgeable person would certainly take a deep breath and feel dread after seeing this because only an exceedingly high temperature could create this area .

Ordinary flame certainly couldn’t do so . An invincible being must have turned this place into scorched earth .

Normally, a land ravaged like this would melt together into one piece, whether it be the specks of sand, pebbles, and mud - something similar to a porcelainization process .  

This place was unique that only this type of yellow crystallized sand was left behind, both the specks on the surface and the ones below . All of them suffered an even degree of temperature .

It meant that this being wasn’t only powerful but also had an apogee level of mastery over fire . Not just any progenitor could do this, and they would require a slow roasting process over a long period of time . Thus, this desert was the result of an unimaginable feat and a peerless true fire .

The sky was a muddled expanse . A master using their heavenly gaze wouldn’t be able to see through it . The entire azure seemed to be sealed . This was a great prison with no chance of escaping .

Li Qiye took a deep breath and found the air to be scorching inside his lungs . His throat was burnt as well .

He carefully analyzed this sensation, catching an earthy taste from the air . It was slightly moist, virtually undetectable in this high heat .

“It’s really here . ” He murmured: “The old man really took advantage of the situation and gave me this tough problem, does he want me to gather everything?”

He smiled and looked around before picking a direction .

Both the hot sand and air were especially discomforting . The suppressive atmosphere didn’t help either . People would eventually go crazy after being stuck in this cage for a while .

Along the way, he found numerous skeletons of all shapes and forms buried in the sand .

One was massive; just its finger alone were more than ten meters long . One could imagine how big the entire thing used to be .

There were smaller ones as well . Their bones had a metallic shimmer, evident of their might when they were still alive . Though it has been a long time, their divinity still remained .

One would find that some of these corpses have died in an ancient era, unlike the ones that have died in the previous one or two generations ago . The former had decayed to a greater extent .

It was clear that back in the olden days, many existences were forced into this place . This was way before the creation of Nine Secrets System .

Remember, this person wasn’t built by Nine Secrets Ancestor nor was it personally refined by him . Rumor has it that he got it from his master, Bao Pu, then he placed it in his system .

Others believed that he got the prison from a perilous ancient ground . He pulled it away and fused it with his system during the system refinement process .

In short, this place has existed way before Nine Secrets . Its true master and origin remained unknown .

As Li Qiye moved forward, he saw more remains from Nine Secrets System . Many powerful prisoners were thrown here . So in the past, the leaders of this system have also thrown people into the prison . This practice eventually stopped until Lucidity King’s generation .

What was the goal behind this? Was this place really only a prison? No one knew the answer .

Who knows how long Li Qiye has been walking now? It was impossible to tell the flow of time in this desolate place .

“Hahaha! A living person?!” A burst of dark laughter resounded as a figure come out of the sand .

It was an old man with eight arms . He looked old with withering vitality, but his eight arms were still muscular with a golden glow, seemingly cast from gold .

His bulging muscles and veins looked like golden dragons coiling around his arms - quite a magnificent spectacle .

“Boom!” The sand dune next to him also exploded and out came a bull’s head . Its heavy figure landed on the sand like a mountain, causing sand specks to go everywhere .

This was a strapping being who has the head of a bull and the body of a man . He had long and thick fur . When he shifted his body, the fur would move back and forth .

He had long, large horns; black yet bright as if they have been polished . His weapon of choice was a stone hatchet brimming with violence .

His lower half was covered by a loincloth that hasn’t been changed in a long time, looking quite shabby .

“Hahaha! I haven’t eaten meat in this god-forsaken land for thousands of years now . This brat looks very soft, he’s gonna taste good . ” The big-eyed bull-man licked his lips, almost drooling .  

“I agree . ” A different figure appeared, an old woman with gray hair and wrinkles . Nevertheless, she was definitely a beauty back then .

Though she has been trapped in this sandy place for countless moons, her dress was still perfectly clean .

Her eyes were especially bright . They fixated on Li Qiye as she said slowly: “Yes, such tender meat, roasting is the right choice . His fat oil will burn to a nice crisp, so we get both textures . ”

“Haha, I think boiling is the better choice . ” The eight-armed old man said: “So we can have a fragrant soup of pot too, now that’s perfect . ”

“Alright, Wild Bull, Eight-armed Golden Dragon, Poison Phoenix Lady . Don’t be scaring the newcomer, he just got here . ” A scholarly voice came about as a winged-man approached .

He was the youngest among them, resembling a middle-aged man with a red robe . He had a dark red feathered-fan, looking like a plume of fiery clouds .

When he got closer, the temperature instantly increased . People felt as if they were standing next to a cauldron .

“Please, Firefeather Scholar, you’re a murderous villain, since when are you so nice? Maybe your murderous nature is done for after being trapped in this hellish place for so long . ” The man called Wild Bull laughed . His voice thundered like a bell, crisp and clear .

“No . ” The scholar shook his head: “It’s rare to have a newcomer, this is a very interesting event . I want to hear what’s going on outside right now . ”

The three of them glanced at each other and nodded in unison . They have been trapped for so long and didn’t know what was happening outside . This youth could keep them up to date .

“Firefeather is right . ” Poison Phoenix Lady said: “I want to know if that geezer Lucidity has croaked before us or not . ”