Tales Of The World Devouring Serpent - Chapter 1
In a wet jungle, a 20-cm-long grey snake stared at a black-spotted frog not far from it.
The snake was hidden between a cluster of dead leaves. The color of its body made it almost integrated with the surrounding environment. The nail-sized black-spotted frog, although vigilantly shifting its eyes, did not find the existence of the small snake.
“Target: black-spotted frog, amphibious, can provide 1 bioenergy point.”
A mechanical voice rang in Fang Yun’s mind, telling him the basic information of the creature in front of him.
“1 bio-energy point? Not bad.”
Fang Yun flicked his tongue slightly, staring at the black frog, looking for an opportunity. As time passed the frog eventually dropped its guard. Fang Yun muscles instantly tightened, attacking the frog with lightning-like speed.
His mouth opened, biting the black-spotted frog, not letting it go even as it struggled. Finally, after a minute of thrashing, the frog stopped moving. Only then did he release his fangs.
As the frog fell into his mouth, he slowly swallowed it, causing a small bulge to raise in his stomach.
At the same time, his stomach began to secrete a large amount of strong acidic gastric juice, digesting the black-spotted frog that he had just swallowed in a short time.
Having finished his meal, Fang Yun rushed towards the pile of rocks on his left, slithering into them.
Inside the rock pile was a huge abandoned ant mound. There are no ants left, allowing it to become a temporary hiding place for Fang Yun.
He laid down in the nest as he quietly digested the black-spotted frog in his stomach.
Snakes are very slow to digest, especially snakes that are still in their adolescent stage. However, because of the particularity of Fang Yun himself, in less than an hour, he completely digested the frog.
Ring! “The host has successfully gained 1 bio-energy.” The previous mechanical voice once again sounded in Fang Yun’s mind.
Hearing this voice, Fang Yun, who had been resting his eyes, opened them to look at the panel in front of himself. Letting out a sigh of relief, Fang Yun said in his mind, “System, open my information panel.”
A curtain of light appeared in front of him, and on this light curtain was a line of text:
Host: Fang Yun
Race: grey snake (variant species)
Status: Juvenile period
World: Blue Planet (Earth-like Planet)
Main task: The host taking the role “Gray Snake”, must get 10 million reputation points in the world “Blue Planet”.
Mission period: A grey snake life cycle (ten years)
Task Tip: The host can hunt prey, gain bio-energy and evolve himself, improving his power and ability to gain the required reputation value in the world “Blue Star”.
If the host does not gain sufficient reputation point before the character “grey snake” naturally or accidentally dies, the system will determine that the task has failed and will execute the penalty of completely killing the host, Body and Soul.
Host property list: not expanded
After browsing the text on the information panel, Fang Yun couldn’t help but sigh.
It has been ten days since he came to this world, but he still has an unreal feeling, and in his heart, he is always hoping that this is just a dream and that he will eventually wake up.
But every time he looked at the system panel in his mind, he has to recognize the reality. He really did cross over to another world, and most importantly he reincarnated as a snake.
Fang Yun, 18 years old, a high school student without any defining characteristic and no bad habits: an average high school student. That’s why he doesn’t know why this happened to him, why this system chose him.
Ten days ago he set off from home, as usual, going to school to attend classes. Unexpectedly, this system appears halfway to school, killing him and taking him directly to this earth-like planet.
On the first day of crossing into this world, Fang Yun’s mind was filled with boundless fear and despair.
Unlike the excitement of those who cross to new worlds in online novels, he was particularly depressed.
After all, crossing means that he can no longer meet his parents, relatives, and friends, surviving alone in this world. Without even mentioning the fact, of all the things that he can reincarnate into, he reincarnated as a snake.
In such a state of panic, Fang Yun kept praying in his heart, hoping that God would send him back again.
But what he prayed for was not realized. In the end, he could only accept his reality with helplessness, planning on how he could complete the system’s main task.
Not to mention that this bastard of a system that brought him to this place said that if he died, he would die completely, both body and soul, with no chance of ever reincarnating.
Life is better than death. Even if he became a snake, Fang Yun did not want to die so easily. He wants to try to complete the system task. Maybe then he would have a chance to go home in the future.
Fang Yun’s emotions are very complicated in regards to this system in his mind. On the one hand, this system is the culprit, killing him and then taking him to this broken place, but on the other, he has to rely on this system to survive.
This system is called the Universe Adventurer System. As its name implies, it is a system that can take Fang Yun on an adventure throughout the Universe.
But looking at the information on the system panel, if he wants to survive and possibly go back home, he has to complete the task assigned to him by the system; to earn 10 million reputation points in this world.
These so-called reputation points, according to the interpretation of the system, is his fame in this world. The louder his name in the world, the higher his reputation value will be.
However, Fang Yun is still an ordinary snake, not to mention earning reputation value, even if it’s simply surviving, it is still very difficult.
“If I want to complete this task just relying on myself, I don’t know when it will be completed. Fortunately, this system provides me with some convenience.”
In the current world, Fang Yun can gain bio-energy by consuming various prey, and bio-energy allows him to evolve and grow up quickly.
Five days ago, Fang Yun experienced his first evolution, causing his physical attributes to increase linearly.
Looking at the last word in the last line of the information panel, after the “host attribute list,” he said in his mind, “System, expand my properties panel”.
The next moment, the curtain of light in his mind flickered, and the text refreshed.
Host property list:
Bio-energy: 10/15 (once bio-energy is full, the host can evolve)
Skill Points: 1 (rewarded by the system after the evolution, used to activate and upgrade skills)
Body length: 20cm
Physical strength: 0.5
Reputation value: 0/10000000 (you don’t have any sort of fame in this world)
Seeing that he only needs 5 bio-energy points to upgrade, Fang Yun’s couldn’t help but cheer up. Once he evolves again, his body properties will certainly increase.
In this way, his ability to live in this world will become more solid.
Feeling more secure, Fang Yun is no longer anxious or trying to complete the system main task, but strives to let himself evolve.
His current place is in a jungle that is inaccessible, or at least in the ten days after Fang Yun’s rebirth, he did not find any signs of humans.
In such a jungle, there is certainly no shortage of animals.
Fortunately, in the area around his nest, Fang Yun hadn’t found any carnivorous beasts yet, but this does not mean that he can take the situation lightly.
Because he is too small now. With his current size, even many of the small rodents and animals are his natural enemies: mice, lizards, owls…
While going out to hunt, he will likely encounter at least one of these natural enemies of his.
Therefore, it is very important to strengthen himself as soon as possible to gain the ability to live in this jungle.
Thinking of this, Fang Yun shifted around, wanting to hunt while it was still bright. Slithering forward, he leaves his den to see if he can find other prey.
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