This is a Miracle - Chapter 53
Bai Luo flew back to the new Arden village on Shirley’s back. He crossed the forest and soon converged with everyone.
The news of the white eagles was delivered almost at the same time. White Eagle Silver informed Bai Luo, while the other eagles flew directly back to the village.
When Bai Luo arrived, the 160 Ardennes have long been ready.
The children hid in the forest, where there were large treehouses specially made by Lilith.
The house was transformed to look like a real ancient tree, except that there was a large space inside the ancient tree, connected to the root system on the ground.
Each of these root systems is a channel, keeping the house well-ventilated while remaining concealed.
In addition, there is a large number of basements below, with a rather large space.
It was filled with supplies. Even if Bai Luo and the others get stuck in a fierce battle with the enemy, the children can be self-sufficient.
“There are 25 males and 25 females tree elves’ descendants.” Bai Luo said.
“The Arden clan’s side consists of 30 women, as well as me, the old man, Noel, and John.”
“The total number of participants in this war is eighty-four.”
The tree elves’ descendants are really loyal. The moment Arden island was attacked by pirates, they devoted almost all their adult warriors without hesitation. In fact, even a few old people that have some fighting capacity joined.
Their stance was clear, dispatching all combat-capable individuals in their clan to fight with the Arden clan. Bai Luo was deeply moved, cherishing them even more.
[Miracle power: 65%]
It’s still 35% short. However, this just means that the power of the tree elves’ descendants isn’t ready yet.
However, Bai Luo already felt their intentions, ‘The tree elves’ descendants are my people. As long as I stand here, I will never let them suffer humiliation!’
“Thank you, old gentleman.”
“Your Majesty,” said Grandpa Andrew, “We are also part of Arden!”
After living and getting along for half a month, the tree elves’ descendants have already grown a deep bond with the simple and honest Ardennes. They want to build their new home and work towards a better future with them.
Bai Luo said in a deep voice, “There are no humans and no tree elves’ descendants. Yes, it’s just Arden. We are all Ardennes.”
Arden has just changed from a race to a force, a nation.
The Arden clan is proud, but not arrogant, and not condescending. They never considered themselves above others.
It’s for this reason that the Arden clan is respected and acknowledged by the tree elves’ descendants.
They are very tolerant people. They are willing to share, and they are willing to live and die together, advance and retreat together. However, the premise is that you sincerely join them, not with nefarious or deceptive reasons.
If others treat Arden well, Arden will also treat them with courtesy.
On the contrary, Arden never fears any challenge!
“We want to fight too!”
The little witches, led by Ersa, expressed their desire to participate in the war.
“Yeah, why can Sister Fiora join, but we can’t?”
“I can fight too!”
Unfortunately, Fiora is about coming of age, hence why she was allowed to participate in the war with them.
But the rest of the kids can’t.
“Mia, Mia thinks that this is wrong!”
Little Mia mustered up the courage to express her bravery to Bai Luo. Even the tree elves’ descendants started stating their ages.
“We’re all in our 120s.”
“I’m 80 years old, that’s a very high age!”
“Allow us to go to the battlefield too!”
The heart of his people is aligned with him, and they aren’t afraid of war. Bai Luo is naturally happy to see such Ardennes, but there are some things that he simply cannot back off on.
“Your younger siblings need someone to protect them.”
Bai Luo said to Ersa and Mia seriously,
“So, use the magic you learned from Lilith to protect them, okay?”
In the face of Bai Luo’s request, the children had nothing to say and could only nod their heads in agreement.
Pirates would never reach this place, and it’s even more unlikely that they would find the children.
However, though unlikely, they must be prepared for the unexpected. Bai Luo must always prepare for accidents.
Bai Luo ruffled with the girl’s blonde hair and smiled, “I’ll leave it to you.”
Ersa is the best at learning magic. At the moment, she can use seven or eight ordinary fairy magic spells.
Although she still lacks combat power, with her excellent swordsmanship, even this 11-year-old girl can still kill a dozen pirates.
Of course, Ersa is unique. She is a young super-elite, like a baby dragon.
Not everyone is as excellent as her. Nonetheless, Arden would never abandon children without talent.
Arden’s core values lie in respecting the strong, guarding the weak, tapping into everyone’s talents. They certainly aren’t a barbaric society that bullies the weak, and takes only strength as the only criteria for elimination.
Bai Luo told Shirley to turn around, and then ordered, “Let’s go, we’ll talk as we go.”
There are still more than ten hours, but from here to the coast, it will take at least 2 hours of walking.
So they still have 10 hours to make their layout.
Bai Luo didn’t waste any time, and directly stated his arrangement,
“I’ll pick 20 people to form a cavalry.”
The cavalry is almost entirely composed of members of the Arden clan.
Regrettably, the tree elves’ descendants aren’t very good at horse riding. They are still training to acquire this skill for the moment.
Therefore, except for Luna and Anderson, the other 18 riders are all from the Arden clan.
That includes the old man, the elder sister, Diana, Inya, Noel, Jerah, Fiora, and John, almost all of Aden’s elites, each of whom can single-handily fight dozens and even a hundred people.
“You guys go first, but don’t expose yourself.”
Bai Luo’s purpose is to wipe out these pirates, “The data from the white eagles isn’t completely reliable. Our actions must be concealed.”
Because once these pirates escape, even if it’s only one, Bai Luo will have to bear the risk of facing a pirate king who is likely a powerful miracle master.
The old man told Bai Luo that Morgan had at least tens of thousands of pirates under his command. His ships are countless, and there is a high probability that he has miracle troops under him.
Miracle troops don’t necessarily belong to the original miracle body. It means a unit with access to miracle power and with a fighting capability.
For the time being, Bai Luo only knows of four types of original miracles: miracle creatures, miracle items, miracle resources, and miracle races.
These four original miracles release miracle power into their surroundings at all times, affecting various creatures and objects.
Thus, there are three echelons of miracle adaptors and derivatives.
Derivatives of miracle power, such as products made from ores and other materials, and crops cultivated in farmlands.
The fittest of them are the little witches granted the gift of magic by Lilith, as well as the cats and eagles who have become intelligent.
The best of the miracle derivatives will advance into the second echelons, miracle children.
Miracle troops aren’t counted in this first, second, and third echelons.
Its definition is only several individuals who have the power of miracles and combat capabilities.
Just like the little witches, they are still weak, but they can be counted as a kind of miracle troop.
It isn’t just them, even Cat Lingling, White Eagle Silver, the seagulls, and mice can be counted as miracle troops. Bai Luo gave them a unified name—the fairy clan.
In contrast, the Arden clan and tree elves’ descendants have no miracle power in their bodies, so they can only be regarded as ordinary warriors, not worthy to be called miracle troops.
“Lilith, you go to the forest to set the scene first. Prepare to awaken the treants.”
Lilith’s ability is similar to summoning.
Although these awakened treats do not have a soul nor awareness, they can also be considered miracle troops.
She can summon an entire army of miracle troops, Lilith is indeed extremely powerful!
“Attention everyone! You must attract the pirates to the island first before attacking them.”
“We have to bring them in,” Bai Luo seriously said, “Never let one go!”
Bai Luo’s plan is actually very simple, that is, to attract pirates to the island, and then use Lilith’s powerful summoning technique to awaken a large number of treants, and rely on their power to completely destroy the enemy.
With Lilith’s power, as long as the pirates recklessly charge forward, then their number wouldn’t matter. They would all be slaughtered.
Although Bai Luo could ride his Pegasus, leading Shirley to launch a surprise attack, there are many people on the opposite side, and Lilith’s magic has a limited range of influence. They will definitely easily defeat them, but if the pirates are bent on fleeing, they would be unable to stop them all.
The pirates will undoubtedly escape upon seeing Bai Luo’s miracle power.
These guys are notorious for bullying the weak and fearing the strong.
Therefore, it’s necessary to show the enemy’s weakness first, then annihilate them at a suitable location.
Bai Luo isn’t afraid of war, but he is worried that the pirates might not even dare to fight.
He is even more worried that some of them might not die, escaping into the sea and bringing the news of Arden island back to Morgan.
Bai Luo shoulders the lives of all the Ardennes, so he has to be cautious.
“As you command!”
After half a month of militarized training, everyone responded very neatly.
Bai Luo nodded, then took the lead.
The cavalry needs to scout first, while the infantry can take their time.
They were under the effects of Lilith’s floating spell, allowing them to fly through the mountains and forests and save their strength.
About two hours later, Bai Luo brought everyone to the original port location.
Bai Luo told Lilith to use her floating spell to move the three ships inside the island to hide.
She has to move around a lot, hence the invisibility spell may fail, that’s why they decided to use physical concealment methods.
Bai Luo originally wanted Lilith to use illusions, deceive a part of pirates, and directly lead them ashore. However, Lilith hadn’t delved into this field and couldn’t come up with vivid illusions.
Fortunately, Bai Luo had the pirates’ secret code, which would make the plan to destroy the pirates much easier.
“If all the pirates come up, we’ll wipe them out on land.”
“This is the best approach. Even if it doesn’t work, we have to make second-hand and third-hand preparations.”
The old man felt that the chance of success wasn’t high. These pirates are very experienced, they’re unlikely to be so stupid.
Therefore, the old man asked Bai Luo to ride Shirley and lead Lilith across the sea, chasing after these ships and breaking their mast one after the other.
If they can’t completely avoid fish leaking through the net, then they must wipe them out to the greatest extent possible!
“As the old man said, there’s nothing wrong with being careful.”
Seeing that Bai Luo accepted his suggestion, Saros added, “When the war starts, you can ride Shirley and go underwater.”
“Shirley can freely move underwater and they can’t possibly think people are hiding in the sea.”
The old man finalized the plan,
“Little Luo, take Shirley and Lilith (after the preliminary arrangement of the forest is completed) to monitor the movements of the pirates. Once there is a change, immediately go to the rear of the fleet.”
In this way, they can save a lot of time, and they can choose whether to use plan A or B.
Once the pirates escape, they will immediately attack. There was no need to recall Lilith.
If the pirates don’t run, Lilith still has plenty of time to enter the forest and awaken the treants once they set foot on the shore.
“This plan is not seamless.”
The old uncle is Bai Luo’s military advisor. He naturally tried to make the most adequate preparations,
“Our numbers are too small, if they divide their troops, sending half to the shore, and leaving half on the ships, they would be able to either support or escape at any time, making the battle more troublesome. “
“Fortunately, pirates have a rather ‘unusual’ nature. Rather than sending troops to investigate, their leaders prefer to lead their troops to fight.”
“So I think that the leader of this pirate group has a high chance of going to the island in person.”
“Even if they don’t set foot on the island, we still have a way…” the old man said confidently, taking a deep whiff of his smoke pipe,
“To lure them ashore!”
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