The Human Emperor - Chapter 2304 - Abnormality in the Wang Family!
Chapter 2304: Abnormality in the Wang Family!
All was silent, the Nightmare Beast seemingly entranced by the projection of the Stone of Destiny in Wang Chong’s palm.
After what seemed both like a second and like endless epochs, Little Nightmare finally spoke.
“Right, that’s it!” the Nightmare Beast firmly said.
This comment exploded in Wang Chong’s ears and caused his blood to surge.
Perhaps not even the Nightmare Beast realized the significance of what it had said. At the very least, Wang Chong was sure that the Nightmare Beast didn’t know the details about the Stone of Destiny. However, for Wang Chong, the Nightmare Beast had divulged an incident that could match the importance of his own reincarnation.
That Little Grass that the Nightmare Beast spoke of who had lived more than a thousand years ago, the ruler of the Central Plains who had been revered by future dynasties, had possessed a Stone of Destiny just like him!
Wang Chong struggled to control his emotions.
Numerous thoughts ran through Wang Chong’s mind.
He wasn’t alone!
Wang Chong was at least certain that Yellow Emperor Xuanyuan from several thousand years ago had suffered the same treatment.
Others knew him by his name of ‘Xuanyuan’, but Wang Chong was certain that ‘Little Grass’ was his real name.
Which Destiny Body would he be?
Was it Three, Four, or even One?
There were far too many riddles here.
There was one thing that he couldn’t explain. If it was as he imagined and that man was also a transmigrator, how could he be so sure that someone like him would appear in the future?
What had happened back then?!
Wang Chong’s chest heaved up and down as he tried to calm himself down.
“Little Nightmare, relax. If it’s really as you say and Little Grass was killed by that man, I’ll do everything in my power to avenge Little Grass!”
Wang Chong took in a deep breath and came back to his senses as he looked at Little Nightmare.
“By the way, do you know where Divine Embryos 2 and 3 are hiding?” Wang Chong asked.
The connection between Wang Chong and his two Divine Embryos had not been naturally broken. Wang Chong didn’t know what Heaven had done, but he was confident that Little Nightmare knew where they were hiding, given that it had been concealed in the capital for so long.
Heaven was simply too powerful and had the likes of Essence Supreme assisting him. Wang Chong needed to find his two Divine Embryos, help them recover, and then use their powers to deal with Heaven.
“Mm. I left mental brands on their bodies, and though these brands have been somewhat disturbed, I can still determine their general location,” the Nightmare Beast said, upon which it began to feel out their locations and tell them to Wang Chong.
“Mm. Little Nightmare, your soul is extremely weak, so I will have to trouble you to dwell in my body like before,” Wang Chong sternly said. As he spoke, he released a stream of soul energy that wrapped around Little Nightmare’s soul core and sent it into the Stone of Destiny’s Foundation Dimension to be with the Ifrit King, where it could be slowly nurtured by the Stone of Destiny’s power.
Wang Chong’s Foundation Dimension contained a large amount of energy, and together with the special abilities of the Stone of Destiny, it could be of enormous aid to Little Nightmare.
Once he was done dealing with Little Nightmare, Wang Chong calmed down and began to examine his surroundings.
He was in the middle of a barren mountain range, with no sign of human activity for the surrounding ten-some li.
It appeared that Heaven and Essence Supreme would not be catching up to him just yet.
Wang Chong quickly turned his mind to another matter.
With a thought, Wang Chong summoned the halo divine tool.
In a flash of light, the halo appeared in the air like a sun, but this time, its red light was riven with horrifying cracks.
Heaven was unbelievably powerful, and even just thinking back to it left him stunned.
This halo divine tool had been like an impregnable fortress, and even though Wang Chong had attacked it countless times in his battle with Genesis Supreme, the halo divine tool had blocked him every time.
This halo divine tool also contained the peerlessly sharp Sword of God. It could be considered a fusion of the strongest weapon with the strongest shield.
But Heaven had cracked this powerful ritual tool, leaving behind indelible wounds upon it.
After a momentary flicker in his mind, Wang Chong disappeared into the ritual tool.
The universe contained in a mustard seed!
This was an unbelievable ability for mortal martial artists, but for Grotto Heaven realm experts, it was something that could be done with the snap of a finger.
As a top-class divine tool, the halo could be both large and small. Within the halo was a massive dimension. As Wang Chong entered the halo, his surroundings became pervaded with red light. In the depths of the red light, on a flat piece of ground, Wang Chong saw the familiar form of the Wang Family Residence, festooned with lanterns and streamers.
Besides saving the world and altering its fate of destruction, what was most important to Wang Chong was his family.
When facing Heaven and the Celestial God Organization, all Wang Chong could do was use his supreme abilities to control spacetime and pluck the Wang Family Residence from the earth and into the halo divine tool.
Such a large-scale shift had consumed a great deal of Wang Chong’s energy and had been one of the reasons Wang Chong had been so passive in the following battle with Heaven.
Even so, Wang Chong had felt no regret.
His heart grew excited as he took in that familiar estate, and he immediately jumped over the walls and into the grounds.
But upon stepping inside, he felt his heart chill and his blood freeze.
It was different from the busy atmosphere he had anticipated, and neither his mother nor his brothers were there to welcome him. The entire Wang Family Residence was so quiet that it seemed deserted.
“How could it be like this?”
Wang Chong’s heart shivered.
Bzzz! Wang Chong immediately had his Psychic Energy engulf the estate.
And when he saw what was going on, his heart sank like a stone.
As Wang Chong stood at the gate, his body turned cold.
Wang Chong could sense that the several hundred people within the residence were unconscious, the maids, servants, and guards having collapsed in the verandas and pavilions, and amidst the fake mountains.
Their souls were extremely weak, like candles in the wind, about to go out at any moment. This was no regular sleep.
A thought occurred to Wang Chong, and he instantly moved to his study.
The study was quiet, still as it was before the battle had erupted.
Wang Chong’s mother was lying on Wang Chong’s armchair, her head on the table and her breathing weak. It seemed like she was deeply asleep.
Wang Chong went up and touched her, but Madam Wang did not react.
Wang Chong felt like his breathing had stopped. He could sense that his mother’s life energy was extremely unstable.
Wang Chong sent out Psychic Energy into his mother’s mind, and a few moments later, his heart dropped like a stone.
“This isn’t good. The madam’s soul is seemingly incomplete, some of it not in her body!” A voice rang out in Wang Chong’s mind, the voice of Little Nightmare.
Wang Chong’s Psychic Energy had extended into Madam Wang’s mind, and Little Nightmare could sense the situation in her body through this link.
“It’s not just the madam. Everyone’s souls are incomplete.
“How could this be?!”
Little Nightmare was flabbergasted. As a being of Psychic Energy, it was extremely sensitive to situations like this.
Wang Chong’s moving of the entire residence to the halo divine tool could not have produced such a major change. Moreover, Little Nightmare could tell that Wang Chong had also used spacetime energy to compress large amounts of air and transport it here so that they could breathe normally.
This was not brought about by a lack of oxygen.
It was Heaven!
Little Nightmare suddenly understood.
Wang Chong’s complexion was also extremely grim. He had naturally reached the same conclusion as Little Nightmare. He now understood why Heaven and Essence Supreme had let him leave without pursuing him.
Wang Chong’s bones cracked and groaned, his eyes erupting with killing intent.
Heaven had already ensured that even if Wang Chong fled, he would have to come back.
Within the Foundation Dimension, Little Nightmare was alarmed by the change in Wang Chong’s mental state and hastily called out, “Master, don’t be rash. We don’t have the strength to oppose Heaven. Carelessly going back will only lead to our deaths!”
This was not the time to act on emotion. Wang Chong would be throwing himself into the net by going back.
The area was quiet as Wang Chong stood motionless, his thoughts inscrutable.
After some time, Madam Wang’s body trembled as she softly muttered, “Chong-er.”
Her voice was warm and gentle, brimming with endless compassion. But after this, Madam Wang fell back into that nearly unconscious state.