Paragon of Sin

Chapter 408: The Fate that Awaits Us

ed, connected, and powerful to serve the cultivations for those who were. 

But it seems the elves were outnumbered by humans, likely even outclassed in cultivation, so they hid and took what came. 

”What about forcefully altering cultivation bases to concoct products? What did you mean by that? ” Wei Wuyin asked, curious as to why this was even more ’hellish ’ in the minds of everyone present.

The man who mocked him earlier exclaimed with a contemptuous laugh, ”You know nothing, huh?! Do you not even know this? ”

Wei Wuyin looked at this man with a sidelong glance. Then, with a bright smile, he responded: ”I ’ve tolerated you long enough. Speak out of turn again with that tone, you won ’t have to wait for whatever awaits you. ” His unearthly handsome face, brilliant smile, and radiant silver eyes could cause numerous hearts to throb with swooning emotions, but all the mocking man felt was an icy-chill bolt through his spine.

”… ” The captives went silent, looking at Wei Wuyin. They were lost in his charm, feeling as if they had just forgotten about his appearance. They were so wrapped up in their own despair and hopelessness that they hadn ’t realized that Wei Wuyin was extremely handsome, and this was soon amplified by his unfathomable calm.

The bald man frowned, growing suspicious. It wasn ’t just him, but the elderly man felt shocked by Wei Wuyin. He recalled their conversation, and his eyes brightened. 

He was about to shout, but he held his tongue and whispered, ”Do you have a way out of here? Seniors that are arriving? ” The calm and imposing demeanor of Wei Wuyin could be because of naiveté, but it also could be because of absolute confidence in one ’s freedom. This brought him hope. 

Wei Wuyin turned away from the annoying captive, looking at the elderly man. ”Can you answer my question? ” 

This only served to brighten the ray of hope in the elderly man ’s heart, and he soon grew excited. With a few breaths, sweeping his gazes at the nearby guards, he said: ”They would dissolve our cultivation bases with a unique method, then forcefully have us cultivate an Alchemic Soul. We would then be forced to concoct products until our untimely demise. ”

”An Alchemic Astral Soul? ” Wei Wuyin was shocked. They were all cultivators at the Astral Core Realm. He had many means to dissolve a person ’s cultivation base, having it restart anew via products. But after one enters the Astral Core Realm, their cultivation bases become irreversible in its foundation.

For example, if his Divine Saber Astral Soul, King, was dissolved, when he tried to rebuild his Astral Soul, it would still be a Divine Saber Astral Soul. This was because an Astral Soul can only undergo one Astral Tribulation in their lifetime. The only way to prevent that outcome would be to completely throw away every last bit of his cultivation, cultivate something similar to the Haven Heart Qi Method, and form a new Spirit. 

But if he did that, he would suffer severely in lifespan, bodily conditions, and innate energy regulation. It was a risky possibility that one would undergo Cultivation Deviation during the procedure without proper oversight. 

The elderly man nodded, ”Yes. ”

”…! ” Wei Wuyin ’s heart leapt in explosive shock. How?! 

His mind was calculating a few principles of cultivation. This shouldn ’t be possible. An Alchemic Astral Soul has to undergo an Astral Tribulation, right? The dissolved bits of one ’s cultivation base should only be able to rebuild into the foundation of their cultivation, right?

It was these principles that allowed him to easily bring Zuhei back from crippling, twice. 

Wei Wuyin ’s strong reaction prompted the bald man to add, ”While it ’s an Alchemic Astral Soul, it ’s not a true Alchemic Astral Soul. Furthermore, you won ’t be concocting products, but their alchemists will be using your enhanced alchemical energies you produce. It ’s rumored to be hellishly painful, dreadful to the point where one wishes for death for every second of their lives. ”

Wei Wuyin ’s eyebrows lifted, ”Not a true Alchemic Astral Soul? Enhanced alchemical energies? ” His mind flared with intensive thoughts as he found a possible way to do this, causing his heart to immediately relax. He chuckled to himself, ’It seems having your conventional thoughts overturn can really disturb the mind. I need to keep an open mind to all possibilities; to expect the unlikely and improbable. ’

As an Inheritor of Sin who bore witness to Temporal Reincarnation, visited Hell, saw the Yellow Springs, and was aware of the Heavenly Daos existence, he should be more resilient to the vastness of the world. 

”I see. That ’s rather interesting. To use others as a proxy, but there ’s still one question: Who are we to be sold to? ” Wei Wuyin asked with uncertainty tainting his voice. The Grey Sands Elves could simply use them for those two things, why trade? It seemed like they ’re losing long term advantages for short term benefits.

The bald man dejectedly lowered his head. The other captives seemed to reveal indignant expressions, and that ’s when Wei Wuyin recalled Ai Juling ’s words about treatment and being sent back to where he ’d come from.

”No way! ” Wei Wuyin was shocked at the thought, but the elderly man only confirmed his assumption.

”To the forces that exist in The Desolate Lands; to the other humans here, to our own kind. ”

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