Where Is She? (2)
Translator:EndlessFantasy TranslationEditor:EndlessFantasy Translation
In the dusty gloom, the immortals peered from behind dark smokes. Di Fuyi rushed straight into the mess. Most of the immortals had yet to recover from the fright, so they did not pay any attention to him.
Di Fuyi went around the destruction site very quickly. The woman in a fiery red dress was all he was looking for. Gu Xijiu’s exquisite red dress had caught his full attention. She looked so beautiful. He had a hard time trying to keep his eyes away from her. However, he failed to see her anywhere.
She was nowhere to be seen. He and Bai Ze searched for her in different directions; they had circled the area twice, but they still could not locate her. Instead, they found the mussel and Lu Wu, running around frantically.
The two pets were acting a little strange. There they stood at the cracks, desperately trying to dig into it. Both of their faces were covered in dirt. Carelessly, Lu Wu did not notice that Di Fuyi was coming and bumped straight into him. He took a grasp of its tails, and anxiously asked, “Where is your master?”
“She is gone! Master is gone!” Lu Wu’s skin crept at the scary realization of her disappearance. Its eyes were moist with tears.
“What do you mean that she is gone? Explain yourself properly!”
Lu Wu told him briefly about the incident. As it recalled what had happened, it got even more emotional.
“Did your master fall into the cracks?”
The Flying Serpent approached them from behind and suggested abruptly, “My prince, did she escape using Ground Drilling?”
“Impossible! Master will never abandon us here!” Lu Wu was obviously offended. It stared at the Flying Serpent with angry eyes, which was still in its human form as Jing Ling Er. The more Lu Wu looked at ‘her,’ the more it disliked ‘her.’ It wanted so much to scratch ‘her’ limbs.
Di Fuyi did not answer. Instead, he pulled Lu Wu’s tails, hoping that it would guide him. “Take me to where she was last seen!” Lu Wu obliged and took him to the place where she disappeared.
The place looked ordinary without any cracks at all; it looked as if the earthquake had never happened.
“This is the place. A vortex appeared out of nowhere and pulled master into the whirlpool. We wanted to go along, but the vortex disappeared right before we could rush into it.”
The mussel finally reunited with them. It rushed forward and saw Di Fuyi, along with the Flying Serpent by his side.
“My prince, what are you two lovebirds doing here? Do you have anything to do with my master?”
Di Fuyi completely ignored it. Instead, he took the time to search the place. Desperately, he even went underground with Ground Drilling just to make sure she was not there.
The Flying Serpent remained quiet for the longest time. Di Fuyi had not allowed it to reveal its identity, so it could only play the role of Jing Ling Er at the moment.
It shivered a little when the mussel acknowledged them as lovebirds, but it was not allowed to comment anything.
The Flying Serpent watched as its master went into a frantic search. His ghastly pallor clearly showed how panic he was. He did not care about any of the mussel’s sarcasm. He probably did not even hear it, for all his attention was caught in the search.
Gu Xijiu had disappeared. Di Fuyi had dived into all of the cracks but failed to find any trace of hers. No one had seen her, not even the Emperor Immortal.
Like every other immortal, the Emperor Immortal was trapped, as he too, lost his ability to fly. He was injured, but it was not serious. He managed to keep himself safe with his Kung Fu.
After the catastrophe, he soon gathered the remaining immortals to make a count on the death toll. The damage was very severe. A few servants and two guests slipped into the lava, buried deep within the depths of the crack. They were witnessed to be screaming and shouting in pain before their bodies were consumed entirely in the hot, molten rock.
The underground lava in the ninth heaven was not the same as the mundane world. It contained the true fire of Samadhi. The heat was very intense, strong enough to burn off the skin of a Mighty Immortal.
“My prince, Miss Gu’s power is comparable to the strength of a Great Deity. Even if she had fallen into the lava, she would be able to survive. Perhaps, she had already escaped.”