Unparalleled After Ten Consecutive Draws - Chapter 1538
"The one with the non-existent fate does not belong to Samsara and does not enter Samsara. Besides, you also possess the Heavenly Samsara Physique, so it gives me an idea that you might be able to help me to break free from this cycle.
"Even though the odds are slim, it's better than none," Hua Wuai said to Chu Kuangren.
Chu Kuangren nodded. "I see. I've always liked helping out, and I also have a favor to ask."
"My current cultivation level can only rival an Arch Gilded Immortal, so I won't be much help if you want to go against Yincao. However, I can tell my tribe to help you," Hua Wuai said.
It seemed like she already knew Chu Kuangren's request beforehand.
Chu Kuangren smiled. "I thank you in advance."
He was more than happy to receive such an answer.
Hua Wuai could rival an Embodier at the Three-Lives River but was restrained to that particular spot only.
Once she left the river, she would only be an Arch Gilded Immortal.
"How many years are left until your next cycle?" Chu Kuangren asked out of curiosity.
"Two-thousand and five-hundred years."
"Three thousand years one cycle, and you only took five hundred years to reach Arch Gilded Immortal. Should I say as expected of the first equinox flower?" Chu Kuangren was impressed.
Achieving Arch Gilded Immortal Realm in five hundred years was unbelievable. No one would even dream about it back in the living world.
"I got lucky this life to be reborn here in the Equinox Tribe and awoke my past memories. Besides, this era is a messy one with all the sky-prides and Prodigies popping out everywhere. It's difficult to achieve the Arch Gilded Immortal Realm in five hundred years, but it's not impossible. It's not even that hard for a particular someone."
Hua Wuai glanced at Chu Kuangren.
She could tell Chu Kuangren's cultivation age was much younger than hers, yet he was already close to the Arch Gilded Immortal Realm. His power even exceeded some of the common Arch Gilded Immortals.
"There's another reason why I invited you to Three-Lives River. The last divine ability of your Heavenly Samsara Physique, does it have any signs of awakening yet?"
The Heavenly Samsara Physique had three divine abilities — the Reincarnation Tribulation Light, Divine Samsara Overworld, and the last one, Samsara Universe!
Apparently, it was stronger and more profound than the previous two divine abilities.
"Not yet, but I believe it will be awakened when I reach the Arch Gilded Immortal Realm."
"The previous Divine Underworld Daoist did not awaken the third divine ability even when he was at Arch Gilded Immortal Realm."
Chu Kuangren raised a brow. "Not even an Arch Gilded Immortal can awaken the third divine ability? In that case, does it require the Embodier Realm?"
"I don't know, but I know how the previous Divine Underworld Daoist awakened it."
"Oh, could it be related to the Three-Lives River?"
Chu Kuangren glanced at the Three-Lives River overflowing with life-death reincarnation energy.
"You're quick. Before the Underworld cities, when the living died and arrived in the Underworld, they all fell into the Three-Lives River. The water crushed them, causing them to wail in pain endlessly until their souls disappeared into Samsara."
Hua Wuai frowned as though she recalled the disturbing scenes of the souls in the river.
She continued, "The Divine Underworld Daoist came, and we debated about Samsara Dao. He lost, but he was competitive and refused to leave. He begged me to continue, and I got annoyed, so I tossed him into the river.
"To my surprise, he awoke the third divine ability of the Heavenly Samsara Physique and used it to create the reincarnation mechanism of the Underworld cities."
"In that case, the Heavenly Samsara Physique isn't just an Honorable Supreme Immortal Physique but also the key to the reincarnation mechanism."
It seemed like Chu Kuangren had just found out something huge.
"Yes. If you can awaken the third divine ability, maybe it will grant you the power to match Yincao. As for their Embodier, you have the high priest, so no worries about that."
"That would be great."
Chu Kuangren got up and walked closer to the river.
"The water of the Three-Lives River contains samsara energy. Other than myself, it could crush the physical body and the soul of an Arch Gilded Immortal," Hua Wuai said.
However, her words did not deter Chu Kuangren, and he continued to walk toward the river. "The greater the risk, the greater the spoils. If I'm a coward, I won't be here today. It's just the water of the Three-Lives River. What can it possibly do to me?"
With that, he walked to the center of the river, and a huge wave crashed on him, drowning him whole.
"Tsk. Tsk. Do you think I can cancel the contract if he dies in the river?" the Desire Flower said as she watched.
"If he dies, I'll lose all hope to break the cycle, and I'll definitely blame you for that."
"Hmph! That's your business, not mine!" the Desire Flower said with a pout.
The moment Chu Kuangren was drowned by the river, endless life-death reincarnation energy attacked his body, attempting to crush him alive.
Even his physical body with the Arch Gilded intent was violently shaken, and the Daoist patterns were being ground by the rapid current.
In addition, a vortex appeared in the water containing samsara energy, and it seemed to be sucking his soul away.
His soul suddenly fell into the cycle of reincarnation.
In his first life, he was reborn as a prince of a country with an abundance of wealth. However, when the enemy army invaded, his country fell, and he became a slave who died from torture.
In his second life, he became a swordsman that ventured into the martial art world, ultimately becoming the ruler and died after he achieved his lifetime goal.
In his eleventh life, he became a performer in a brothel. Due to her exceptional skills with the guqin, many admirers came to see her, and amongst them was a prince. However, she refused to follow the prince, so she poisoned herself to death.
In his fourteenth life, he became a rich merchant but ultimately died due to business failure.
In his thirty-first life, he became a cultivator with a junior sister that he adored. His juniors admired him, and his seniors had high hopes for him. However, he later lost his talents due to unknown reasons. The junior sister left him, his juniors mocked him, and his seniors abandoned him. In the end, he was killed by his enemies during an ambush.
In his thirty-second life, he became a titan of the Demonic Dao and slaughtered countless, leaving a trail of blood in his wake. In the end, he died due to the heavenly tribulation.
The cycle went on to his fiftieth, fifty-first, sixty-six, and so on.
Chu Kuangren's soul went through countless cycles and experienced countless lives.
He experienced poverty, enjoyed being in power, fought for his dreams, and even struggled just to achieve his dreams before.
He lived the lives of an Emperor, a beggar, a rich merchant, and a powerful cultivator.
Every reincarnation would weaken his soul.
If the cycle continued, his soul would be crushed in less than a hundred cycles.
When the soul is crushed, his consciousness would disappear, and not even his Indestructible Body could save him then.
In his eighty-first life, he became the son of a wealthy family and lived a carefree life.
"Master, your chrysanthemum tea is here."
A servant that highly resembled Lan Yu came to him and served him tea with a smile.
Chu Kuangren turned to her with unprecedented indifference.
The servant was scared. "Master, what's wrong?"
Chu Kuangren chuckled. "Nothing. I'm just starting to understand Hua Wuai's feelings. The endless samsara is indeed boring."
"Master, what do you mean?"
"Thank you for your work all these years, but I should be going," Chu Kuangren said.
In the next moment, the scenery around him shattered like broken glass and then disintegrated into light particles.
When he opened his eyes again, he found himself in the middle of Three-Lives River with bubbles around him.
Every bubble reflected the lives that he had experienced.
"Hmph. They are all just an illusion."