Archean Eon Art - Chapter 502
Chapter 502 – Dormancy (2)
Chapter 502 Dormancy (2)
In the dark outer realm, on an invisible stellar debris.
Meng Chuan sat cross-legged in the cave abode’s courtyard. Above the courtyard was the vast void.
Whoosh! Whoosh! Whoosh!
A fist-sized gray stone hovered in front of Meng Chuan. The gray stone glowed with a faint crystalline luster. The liquefied outer realm essence flew out from the gray stone and fused with Meng Chuan’s body as he constantly absorbed it.
This was an Outer Realm Essence Stone.
Outer Realm Essence Stones were objects condensed from outer realm essence energy. However, too many impurities defiled these stones. Compared to the impure stones, Outer Realm Essence Crystals didn’t contain any impurities at all. An Outer Realm Essence Crystal was thousands of times purer than an Outer Realm Essence Stone of the same size. Of course, Outer Realm Essence Crystals had differences in their purities.
Fang Chang was only a Supremacy after all. He doesn’t have any urgent need for Outer Realm Essence Stones. His 800-plus Outer Realm Essence Stones combined are far less valuable than a single Outer Realm Essence Crystal. As Meng Chuan thought about it, the chaos hole in his dantian constantly devoured the outer realm essence energy. His absorption rate was extremely astonishing.
It’s really easy to break through with Outer Realm Essence Stones. I can freely absorb Outer Realm Essence Stones, but my dantian absorbs the energy too slowly.
The gray stone in front of Meng Chuan became dimmer and dimmer. Finally, it completely shattered. With a thought, another Outer Realm Essence Stone appeared in front of Meng Chuan.
It took him six days to absorb over 1,000 Outer Realm Essence Stones. It was equivalent to half the outer realm essence energy contained within an Outer Realm Essence Crystal.
Just breaking through from the Chaos Hole realm’s early stage to the middle stage consumes an astonishing amount of energy. If I were to absorb the thin outer realm essence energy outside only, it would take me at least ten years to finish my breakthrough. However, it has only been six days. Meng Chuan realized how important Outer Realm Essence Stones were. It’s no wonder Tribulation Eminences have to accumulate Outer Realm Essence Crystals.
As one’s lifeforce grew stronger and more profound, their need for energy increased. For instance, Seventh Tribulation Eminences and Eighth Tribulation Eminences had unimaginable means. They could crush a Grand Yang Star with their hands and walk across time… With such unimaginable power, they naturally required a massive amount of essence energy to make a breakthrough. If they were to absorb the outer realm’s thin essence energy slowly? A Seventh or Eighth Tribulation Eminence wouldn’t even live long enough to finish the breakthrough!
Thus, Outer Realm Essence Stones and Outer Realm Essence Crystals became determining factors for breakthroughs. If one wanted to reach the Tribulation realm, many obstacles would naturally bar their way. One such obstacle was the lack of energy.
Back when I was in my homeworld, my Cloud Dragon Snake Movement Technique already reached the Grotto-Heaven’s late stage, thought Meng Chuan to himself. My insights into Flash Form of Lightning, Yin-Yang Form of Lightning, and Wave Splitting Forms of Lightning have long been very profound. Just five years after coming to the outer realm, my Infinite Saber has already reached the Grotto-Heaven realm’s middle stage.
After reaching the Chaos Hole realm’s middle stage, my Chaos Hole Quintessential Essence and Chaos Hole domain have become stronger. Meng Chuan was astonished by his newfound strength. Despite just reaching the Chaos Hole realm, he was only slightly inferior to newly-advanced Imperial Lords in every aspect.
After breaking through, Meng Chuan could sense the improvement in his strength. His strength had doubled! When he reached the perfected Chaos Hole realm in the future, he would probably be slightly weaker than a perfected Imperial Lord. He would be able to suppress a late-stage Imperial Lord. I can’t celebrate too early. The demon world is a middle-level world with a much longer history than Archean Eon Realm. It has plenty of experts. In each era, they usually have several Imperial Lords and several Supremacies that have reached the Heaven Earth Realm. If our Archean Eon Realm can produce geniuses, then the demons can also produce geniuses.
Thus, I must get stronger and stronger! I have to cultivate my paramount technique to the perfected Grotto-Heaven realm before I have the confidence to win the war. It was never wrong to overestimate the enemy.
Meng Chuan stood up. When he sensed his newfound strength after breaking through, a smile appeared on his face.
“Qing Gu,” said Meng Chuan.
A figure quickly arrived at the courtyard’s entrance, and respectfully said, “Brother Eastcalm, are you looking for me?” “I’ve been cultivating here for quite some time. It’s time to go to Black Dragon Planet,” said Meng Chuan.
Supremacy Qing Gu’s eyes lit up. He also liked Black Dragon Planet. After all, it was where many cultivators gathered.
Meng Chuan and Supremacy Qing Gu flew into the sky.
Meng Chuan waved his hand, and the stellar debris immediately shrunk. Originally spanning 500 kilometers, it shrank until it was just a quarter-kilometer in diameter. Following that, Meng Chuan stored it in the spatial pagoda.
“Qing Gu, you travel the River of Spacetime too slow. Stay in my grotto-heaven for now,” said Meng Chuan.
“I’m naturally willing to do so. It will take me 50 years to reach the Black Dragon Planet through the River of Spacetime. It’s too slow,” said Supremacy Qing Gu humbly.
Meng Chuan nodded and stored the other party into his Grotto-Heaven Magic Bead.
Standing in the dark outer realm, Meng Chuan was rather curious. This is my first time traveling the River of Spacetime.
Cultivators took a long time to travel the outer realm, even if they altered the time flowwhich allowed them to travel faster than light speed.
Light took hundreds of thousands of years to traverse Heaven Peak River System. This was only a small river system. Therefore, Meng Chuan had to enter the River of Spacetime so that he could travel to another spacetime zone faster.
Meng Chuan rapidly accelerated.
In the dark void, Meng Chuan’s speed increased.
He went from 5,000 km/s, 10,000 km/s, 15,000 km/s… until he could move at 50,000 km/s.
He didn’t alter the time flow at all. This was his actual speed.
After he reached the speed of 50,000 km/s, Meng Chuan transformed into a light beam. Although the outer realm’s resistance was negligible, it still burdened his body slightly. However, any Supremacy could withstand such a burden.
While traveling at 50,000 km/s, a strange fluctuation appeared in the originally stable spacetime.
Meng Chuan maintained his steady speed. He gradually fused with the spatial fluctuations and maintained his speed for more than 30 seconds.
Meng Chuan entered the spatial fluctuation and vanished completely.
The River of Spacetime? Meng Chuan saw an unimaginable river.
This river was boundless—there was no end to it. The reason why it was called a river was common knowledge! Cultivators knew that the River of Spacetime’s true shape was of a mysterious river!
A weak person, like Meng Chuan, was just a tiny shrimp in the river. Meng Chuan could only see what was dozens of feet around him. Due to this, he naturally couldn’t see the river’s true appearance.
The water droplets in this river are like countless stars.Here, one can see countless worlds that hold life. Meng Chuan saw countless stars and worlds in the vast River of Spacetime.
The Grand Yang Star closest to Meng Chuan was the size of a fist from his perspective. The closest inhabited world was the size of a finger.
Further away, it looked like countless points of light had gathered to form a vast river…
According to Archean Mountain’s dossiers, the higher one’s realm is, the deeper one can enter the River of Spacetime. For example, Ancestral Master Archean Eon can go to extremely deep depths in the River of Spacetime. To him, a river system is just like a small river, one he can cross it in a few steps. As for me…
Meng Chuan slowly flew through the River of Spacetime like a small fish. He flew very slowly as he glanced at the stars and the inhabited worlds. This was because the River of Spacetime exerted very strong pressure on him.
Considering when I entered the River of Spacetime and my flight speed, it will probably take me about three years to travel across Heaven Peak River System. Ancestral Master Archean Eon can traverse the distance I travel in three years with a few steps. Meng Chuan sighed.
He was still very weak.
I estimate that it will take me half a year to reach Black Dragon Planet.
He was considered to be very fast at traveling the River of Spacetime. As someone who pursued extreme speed, he was considered to be quite fast at traveling the River of Spacetime, even when compared to Imperial Lords.
Meng Chuan flew patiently as he sensed the River of Spacetime’s time and space mysteries.
In the blink of an eye, more than a month had passed since he entered the River of Spacetime. Oh? Meng Chuan looked at the distant River of Spacetime in shock. An extremely massive figure appeared in the distance. He was tall and muscular. His hair was disheveled, and he wore a loose robe. He walked barefoot in the River of Spacetime.𝐟r𝑒ℯ𝘄𝐞𝙗ｎov𝚎𝙡. 𝑐𝘰𝘮
Although they were very far away from one another, his body still seemed unimaginably tall to Meng Chuan. The countless stars and inhabited worlds in the distance were so tiny that he couldn’t even see them.
This massive figure strode across a distance spanning billions of stars with each step. In just ten steps, he vanished from Meng Chuan’s sight.
Meng Chuan stared blankly.
The other party didn’t notice him because he could see hundreds, even thousands, of cultivators in the River of Spacetime with a single glance. Meng Chuan was too tiny in comparison.