MoboReader> Fantasy > The Legend of Innate Mage

   Chapter 27 A Giant Anaconda-tailed Tiger

The Legend of Innate Mage By Hua Luo Wei Yao Characters: 10312

Updated: 2019-07-10 00:15

"The reason is quite simple. We need to get more black dots!" Heather explained calmly, as if she had anticipated Ricky's puzzle in this respect.

"If we invite someone at the eighth grade of Skin Refinement to join us to do it, we will have to divide the five hundred black dots into four equal shares. That's only one hundred and twenty-five for each one of us. If we join forces with someone at the seventh grade, we will get more dots. Does that make sense?"

"Of course, yes. I understand!" Ricky replied, nodding.

"So, here is my second question. How many dots do I get if I join you?" he asked pointedly.

At hearing this question, Heather exchanged looks with the two men, before telling Ricky the maximum share they were willing to give. "Fifty. That's the highest we can go!"

"Fifty? That's all you're offering?" Ricky asked, scratching his head at this.

For a warrior at the seventh grade of Skin Refinement, fifty-black dots was a pretty generous offer. After all, the seventh grade warrior would only have to help pin down the beast during the whole process. He didn't need to attack it up close. Ricky was not a stupid man. He knew that it would be greedy for him to ask for more dots.

While Ricky was weighing the benefits in his head, one of the men, Finn Zhang stepped forward and tried to persuade him with a smiling face. "Hey, buddy. I think fifty dots are pretty fair for you. Don't you think so?" He continued, "I'm sure that you know well about your current state. It's near impossible for you to hunt fifty beasts in thirteen days."

"Alright. I'm in!" Ricky said, deciding to not hesitate anymore because what Finn Zhang just said was exactly what he had been worried about.

"Great! You just made a wise decision!" Waylon nodded in excited praise for Ricky's final decision.

The four, thus having made the agreement, began on their journey together.

They made their way to the spot where the injured beast had been tracked to.

Finally, they were near. It was a large marsh where the carcasses of both warriors and beasts were rotting. Needless to say, a horrible smell permeated the air.

The three men were fine with it and didn't express their disgust at this place. They were men, who were brought up used to stinky smells. Heather, however, furrowed her delicate brows the entire trip. Obviously, this kind of place repulsed her more civilized tastes.

If it were not for the quest to hunt the beast of Blood Purification to earn more black dots, she would never have gone here, not even for one second.

Finn Zhang and Waylon Wang scrambled to impress Heather all the way by exploring the way for her. It could not be more obvious that both of them had feelings for the beautiful lady.

Before long, they came upon a pool of black water. In the middle of the pool stood a gargantuan tree. Everything was ominously still. They could not even breathe freely in the strange atmosphere.

A howl!

Just as they got closer to the pool, a tiger's roar resounded through the air. A giant black shadow dived down sharply and then

umbfounded by his words.

They stared at him in surprise as if they were asking, "Seriously? You don't even know this? What an idiot!'

Ricky sensed the unkindness in their eyes. He suddenly began to feel that both Finn and Waylon started to dislike him.

Heather, on the other hand, chuckled and explained patiently with a smile, "Ironwood is amazing and smart. Even if an ironwood is cut into thousands of pieces, those pieces connect with each other. As long as one of these pieces absorbs the blood of a beast, the rest of the pieces can feel it and will not react to the blood from the same beast."

She added, "Unless the piece you have is from another ironwood.

However, there are very few ironwoods around. I'd say, the probability is about one in hundreds of thousands. Even if you can find two ironwoods, they are still different when they have different ages. So it's almost impossible for us to cheat." Considering that Ricky was virtually a stranger, Heather did not have to explain this to him, and yet in her kindness she did.

"Oh, I understand! Thank you," Ricky replied with a nod.

Then he glanced at Fin and Waylon in askance, and could almost confirm his feeling earlier that they were dangerous to him. He became more sensitive after all the things he had gone through in the past few days.

"Finn, it's time to fulfill our promise. Transfer fifty black dots to Ricky, please, as what we have agreed upon!" Heather suggested to Finn with a smile.

"Yes, sure!" Finn replied, but with a malicious smile. He didn't do as what he said. Instead, he walked to Waylon with his ironwood piece in his hand.

Waylon, on the other hand, acted as if he had already anticipated Finn's intention. He took his ironwood out, and then Finn activated the spiritual energy in his body and transferred two hundred and fifty black dots to Waylon's piece.

Seeing what they just did, Heather realized that something had just gone very wrong. The look on her face changed suddenly and she asked coldly, "What the hell did you just do?"

Free to Download MoboReader
(← Keyboard shortcut) Previous Contents (Keyboard shortcut →)
 Novels To Read Online Free

Scan the QR code to download MoboReader app.

Back to Top