Nuclear Dragon - Chapter 111
A bunch of pretentious words that no one is sure if they hold any meaning.
It’s the next step that introduces the Shadow Walk.
“First, you have to use a special spell to summon the gate of the Shadow Realm. Next, let your body adapt to the Shadow Realm. And finally, inscribe the spell on your body to maintain the ability to Shadow Walk at any time.”
It looked pretty cool, and Shillong tossed it to Arman.
“?” Arman was a bit confused, “Why? You want me to sell it? Can this useless book be sold for money?”
“Study it well! Save yourself from being beaten to death when I’m not here in the future!”
“Why are you saying this? I am Arman! Who has the courage to kill me?” He asked inexplicably.
“You’re so stupid and weak, simply the perfect target! Who would they kill if not you?”
“Why are you telling me this? Do you want to abandon me? Go on a journey to make money? You don’t want to share any more money with me, right?” Arman looked suspicious.
‘Shillong is getting stingier by time! He must be regretting giving me gold coins every time now!’
“You can’t do that! We are brothers!!” he added.
“You’re overthinking too much! Although we are brothers, we are definitely going to be separated in the future! I am really worried about your future. Without me, maybe the next time I see you, I’ll have to go to your grave. Even our father and mother separated, as brothers, do you think that we can never do the same?” Shillong said.
“Why would we go separate ways? Aren’t we doing well together?” Arman was confused.
“After growing up, we will be separated, sooner or later! We will find our respective partners, and then spend the rest of our lives with them,” Shillong said.
“No… even if we are looking for a partner, why should we be separated? It’s fine if us four dragons live together!” Arman said.
Shillong glared at the boy speechlessly, “Okay! I don’t want to talk nonsense with you! You just need to listen to me! You must learn the Shadow Walk! Start tomorrow!”
“Ah~ Okay.” Arman saw that Shillong was serious and yielded.
Next, Shillong rang the copper bell, and the servants from other rooms came over quickly.
After finding a dead person, these servants seemed a bit panicked, but Shillong comforted them, informed them that he was an assassin, and told them to throw the body out and be done with it.
Until the next day, inside some special dark space, it was not clear where this place was. It’s dark, only a skeleton head was quietly flipping through the books.
The soul fire inside his skull was the only means of illumination.
The paper turned over, emitting a clear sound.
Suddenly, he paused slightly.
The air in the space fluctuated.
Another skull in a robe appeared here.
This skeleton was wearing a white robe.
He glanced at the skull before him, then walked to his side and sat down slowly.
Bones piled up under the white-robed skeleton quickly, forming a bone chair.
“Master, there is news from the Brotherhood. This assassination failed.”
“Is that so? I see.”
The master paused the movements of his hands for a while before saying, “It is expected.”
“Oh~ as expected of master! You are so wise.” The skeleton complimented, its hollow voice was full of strange vitality.
The soul fire within the skull flickered faintly, seemingly pleased.
“Victor, stop these useless performances. Our emotions have faded a long time ago. You will only make me feel ridiculous, like a masked clown.” The master said.
“No! Master! It’s not ridiculous! Human emotion is a very precious thing. Although we don’t have it, we can imitate it. This will make me go further in the study of magic and alchemy.” Victor replied.
“What a boring idea!”
“Teacher! You are so uninteresting.” Victor said.
Then, he took out two cups of brewed tea from the space ring worn on his hand bone, pushed one of the cups in front of the book that the master was flipping through, and said, “Master! Try it, this is my special bone-enhancing tea, drink it. It can strengthen bones when you drink it! It’s a very good treasure!”
“…” The master was speechless and looked at Victor quietly before saying, “No! I don’t need this.”
“That’s a pity! It’s really good stuff! I put a lot of effort into researching it! Each cup costs 20 gold coins!” he said, picked up the teacup, made a tea-sniffing motion, and then exclaimed, “Refreshing aroma! Good tea! Good tea!”
Then, he picked up the teacup and held it above his head.
The teacup was tilted slightly, and the liquid-like mercury inside slipped down the mouth of the cup.
From the skull, it slid all the way down to the bare feet.
These liquids were attached to the bones, and they were absorbed by the bones in a short time, making his bones whiter and more translucent.
“Tick, tack, tick!”
Viktor gently tapped his bare skull with his own white bone fingertips, making a crisp sound.
“Master! Listen, this sound is awesome! I am sure that the hardness of my bones now exceeds those of sub-dragon bones! This feels really good! Master, how about it? Would you like to try it? It will make you as hard as me!” Victor said happily.
“I said… no…”
“Fine! Alright! Master, you’ve been here all this time and haven’t left in twenty years, right? This is too boring. There is a thing called movies in the human world. It’s very interesting, do you want to watch it together?”
“Okay! Then, goodbye, Master! About the Soderberg Chamber of Commerce’s dragon, you can rest assured. I think it won’t be long before we have new members in our church.” When his voice fell, the figure disappeared without a trace.
The dark space regained its tranquility.
The teacher silently looked at the bone-enhancing tea that was still beside the book.
After thinking for a moment, he finally picked it up and poured it on his bones.
“Tick, tack, tick”
He tapped lightly with his phalanx a few times.
‘It seems… to have indeed hardened… He is indeed my most talented student.’
The Master thought to himself.
Suddenly, space fluctuated again.
Victor, who had disappeared before, reappeared. He “looked” at the teacher’s desk.
The teacup that was placed aside was already empty.
The soul fire in his skull pulsed slightly.
Then his upper and lower jaws clacked several times.
Victor let out a weird laugh: “Master! How effective is my bone-enhancing tea?”
Victor vanished again.
The weird laughter echoed in the dark space for a long time.
And the whole space regained its calm again, and not long after, the sound of flipping the book sounded.
At this time, Andre and Nefiro also knew about the news of Shillong’s assassination.
Regarding this matter, the two dragons expressed sympathy for the assassin. Assassinating others may have succeeded! But attempting to do that to Shillong?
Just forget it!
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