Desolate Era Vol. 37 Summary (1/3)

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From now on I’ll change Dharma Body to Avatar.

 

Without further ado:

 

Volume 37: Fire God Bird

 

  • While his real body is on its way to Terror Starsea, Ning’s Avatar went to pass a message to Ninedust’s Avatar in Ancient Cultivator clan via the holy city of the Ancient Cultivators that he’s coming.
  • Ninedust is worried that he has become bait for Redsnow to lure Ning in. He wants to persuade Ning to not save him but he knows that it is hard to make Ning change his decisions.
  • Avatar Ninedust went to Vastheaven Palace to meet Avatar Ning. They meet and Ning tells Ninedust that he’ll arrive at most in a millennium.
  • Ninedust noticed something new from his friend but he can’t put a finger on it so he asks Ning. Even though it’s only an Avatar, it still carries the somewhat the same aura as the True Body.
  • In the past, Ning’s aura seems reserved only to feel like a sharp sword when he expresses his powers. Now though Ning feels like an infinite starry sky, like a gentle drop of water, it makes one think of him to be pleasant and favorable.
  • Ning tells Ninedust that he made some gains in his Heartforce/Illusion technique. Ninedust wonders what technique it is for Ning to change this much. Ning lowballs the technique so Ninedust didn’t think much of it.
  • Ninedust tries to persuade Ning into not coming to Jade Fire Domain because surely Ning knows that it is only Redsnow’s bait.
  • Ninedust iterates how he braved the dangers of Jade Fire Domain in hopes that Redsnow wouldn’t follow him. But Redsnow unexpectedly followed him like a lunatic.
  • Ninedust braved the dangers inside while Redsnow pursued him up until Ninedust got trapped in what seems to be a prison. Redsnow this time didn’t follow giving Ninedust temporary safety.
  • In addition to Qing Shi’s map ,Ning also got Brightshore’s. He planned to purchase the map but unexpectedly Brightshore gave it to him. By combining the two maps, Ning could more or less understand what Jade Fire Domain is.
  • According to records, Jade Fire Domain is the place where the Sith detains enemies and then use thing thing called ‘Great Extermination Force’ to kill them. Many cultivators fell in this place. (Basically Sith version of Auschwitz)
  • But because of the previous engagement here, the Great Extermination Force cannot be used anymore which is a plus for Ninedust.
  • Another round of Ninedust telling Ning to not come and Ning telling him that he’ll be fine.
  • After braving the Starsea for 800 years Ning, along with Bai Rong protecting him, arrived at Jade Fire Domain.
  • While observing the beautiful but extremely dangerous vortex of flame of endless proportions, Bai Rong inform Ning that he has come here before.
  • Ning understood that even though Bai Rong has been reduced  to being Qing Shi’s guard, Bai Rong is still a highly important asset for the Sith in the past so being able to visit Jade Fire Domain before is simplicity.
  • According to Bai Rong, while Jade Fire Domain name is given by cultivators the Sith has called this place Seven Fire Prison.
  • In this Seven Fire Prison, the most core area are the seven prisons that also surrounded by other massive ordinary prisons. These prisons also comprise the components for the Seven Fire Prison Extinguishing Great Formation that produces a black flame. This is a black flame that could extinguish lives as long as they are below Supreme Sovereign level.
  • Ever since the defeat of the Sith, the prison formation has been definitely damaged. Therefore, Ning could feel safe because of the lack of black flames.
  • Bai Rong expounds that since Redsnow isn’t in a prison, they he could be the one of the massive passageways. These passages are littered with various formations controlled by the Sith. If one isn’t able to escape in time, then they would definitely be swallowed by the formation.
  • Bai Rong guesses that Redsnow will be using these formations to entrap Ning.
  • But even though these passageways are full of formations, Bai Rong’s previous master was given a cheat sheet by the Sith in charge of the prison.
  • Even though majority of the formations placed on the ground are dangerous looking, if one were to stick close to the ground while traversing these passageways then they are more likely to survive. You may take a couple of beatings, but you can survive if you have enough skills. At most, these ground formations can only injure Hegemons.
  • If you were to fly however, even though you are a Hegemon, then you’re 11 times out of 10 fucked.
  • Ning and Bai Rong head towards the vortex, arriving inside to find many flame channels.
  • While Ning was worried which channel Ninedust and Redsnow went but only knowing the general direction of Ninedust, Bai Rong tells Ning that all these channels would eventually converge with each other.
  • They pick a random channel and continue with their journey.
  • In an area inside the Jade Fire Domain, Redsnow is crossed legged and sensing an induction in his Domain Ship making it know that Ning is close by.
  • Redsnow shows a smile while looking around the various formations around him, quite assured that Ning will be baited. He clearly still hasn’t realized that he’s against the MC.
  • While he’s camouflaged, he gloats to Ninedust as to how his life and death friend will die.
  • At first being cautious, Ning and Bai Rong were treading carefully on the ground of these flame passageways. Only for them to realize that the many formations are out of commission or is in need for a controller to trigger them.
  • While traversing the meandering flame channels, Ning and Bai Rong finally reached the first formation that triggers.
  • Bai Rong goes ‘gotchu fam’ and bitch slaps the formation towards the next IET novel.
  • Seeing Bai Rong’s fierceness, Ning gets delighted knowing that he could depend on this golem that Qing Shi has given him.
  • After walking for about six days, Ning senses that Redsnow is now close by.
  • In the distance, Ning could see A white haired thin man is sitting cross-legged his green eyes also staring back at Ning.
  • They greet each other, Redsnow expresses his admiration for Ning in trying to save his friend. Ning also expresses his admiration for Redsnow for being fearless in traversing the Jade Fire Domain fully knowing the dangers within.
  • Redsnow is confident that even though Ning is now stronger than him because of the thousand formations around him. He states something about if Ning gets closer then he would only die quicker.
  • Redsnow taunts Ning to come not knowing that while he was plotting, Ning was also plotting.
  • Ning let Bai Rong go in front of him as a shield. They get closer and closer to Ninedust.
  • Redsnow in anticipation wanted Ning to come faster but to his dismay Ning is not as anxious as he is. Ning is just like before, walking towards Redsnow.
  • When the distance between the two has come to about hundred thousand miles, an invisible heartforce fluctuation immediately covers Redsnow.
  • Ning used his Great Pleasant Dream Realm technique on Redsnow.
  • Redsnow proceeds to hallucinate. He felt invincible, he became the Realm overlord, sitting on the throne where under him were Brightshore, Windrain, Netherlily and all other Supreme beings.
  • Suddenly, in his eyes a panicked expression could be seen, Redsnow finally understood that he actually fell in an illusion.
  • He struggled strongly for a while before breaking the illusion, getting rid of Great Pleasant Dream Realm finally.
  • While Redsnow is still entrapped inside Ning’s illusion, Ning commanded Bai Rong to capture Redsnow.
  • Just as Bai Rong is about to grasp Redsnow, a seemingly ruined ship appeared in place of him. Even though the ship looked dilapidated, its speed is fearfully quick.
  • Ning became alarmed, he thought there are other people aside from Redsnow. However, on top of the ship one could see two Redsnows standing. One Redsnow is sober while the other is still under the influence of the illusion.
  • Redsnow planned to bait Ning using his Avatar but it actually failed. He never imagined that Ning has progressed this far given the time elapsed between their meetings.
  • Bai Rong tells Ning that what Redsnow had was a completely working Domain Ship, albeit damaged but still functional.
  • Bai Rong defines it as twenty times more valuable than him. 35 Hegemons would need to pool resources in order to afford such a treasure.
  • Ning’s desire for the completed Domain ship flared up. He instructed Bai Rong to come with him and chase after Redsnow.
  • To give himself time and also hopefully get rid of Ning, Redsnow detonated the formations he hid as a trap.
  • Ning survives the explosion and then he and Bai Rong continue to chase the fleeing Redsnow.
  • Bai Rong assures Ning that they’d catch up eventually because Redsnow would stumble upon formations inside the channel more often since he is flying.
  • While Redsnow is obstructed most of the time, Bai Rong was bulldozing formation after formation.
  • The chase continued on until Redsnow got ensnared by a formation. No matter how good the Domain Ship’s defenses and speed are, flying on the channels is a great no-no.
  • Redsnow lashes out on the formations so that he could escape but to his dismay they didn’t break.
  • Even though he’s fcked, Redsnow still taunts Ning to attack him. Hoping to get both of them trapped. Since Ning would only survive for 108,000 chaos cycles, Redsnow could outlive him and hopefully have some friends help him in the future.
  • Ning tries to attack the formation but finds out that he can’t penetrate the formation.
  • According to Bai Rong this formation is used to capture people while the sith comes later to pick them up.
  • Bai Rong, with his Hegemon level strength,  offers to smash the formation which he did. He grasped the Domain ship with his one hand and Redsnow with the other.
  • Ning wraps Redsnow with his heartforce just in case Redsnow uses his undying body to escape Bai Rong’s grasp.
  • Ning tells Redsnow to go inside his space dwelling for a ‘chat’ but Redsnow does a monologue about being an Emperor for countless years but ended up being exterminated by Ning.
  • He cursed Ning for the last time telling our boi MC that someday he’ll also die. After his ‘speech’ his eyes dimmed, Redsnow committed suicide via Soul Dispersion.
  • Press ‘f’ for Redsnow. R.I.P. Redsnow
  • Before killing himself, Redsnow’s Avatar inside his space dwelling told Bloodcloud’s avatar that he has been defeated by Ning and that Bloodcloud should know what to do. Bloodcloud’s avatar nodded before it destroyed itself.
  • In a certain hiding place, Bloodcloud also does his monologue. He sneers while saying that Flamedragon Domain has relations to other Domains. What would other beings do when they came to know that Ning has the Domain Ship as well as other treasures.
  • He dubs it as Redsnow’s last gift to Ning, he hopes to see Ning killed one day. Pffft
  • Ning collects Redsnow’s treasures taking special note of the Domain Ship.
  • While his divine will invaded the ship, the Ship’s spirit greeted him.
  • Ning asks if the ship is capable of long distance spacetime transit. Treasure spirit says that it can but since it is damaged it’ll be at a limited distance. Even though the core is intact, other parts are missing and some even had flaws thus it can only exert low performance.
  • Ning gives the Domain Ship the part that he possesses so that it can further improve its performance.
  • The spirit reports that the Domain ship is a treasure that can self repair but there are some parts that are more crucial and needs precious materials.
  • The spirit is excited to tell Ning that compared to before, the Domain ship has improved its travel distance by about a hundred times.
  • Ning inquired how as to how many pieces are left in order for the ship to be complete. Spirit responds that even though it is 90% complete, it lacks small parts that have a tremendous impact to the ship as a whole.
  • It is stated that Emperors would take probably a million chaos cycles to go from one Domain to another. Hegemons may take fewer but takes a long time just the same. However, if one was to use a Domain ship then it would only take several thousand years.
  • Comparing a few thousand years to a million chaos cycles? Quick maffs can tell you how significant the difference is.
  • Spirit tells Ning that it can sense another part not too far from where they are located (Nine dust’s part). If the ship could acquire that part then it should be able to be restored.
  • Ning thinks in excitement because compared to the Crimsonwave temple, this domain ship has a much bigger chance to please Supreme Sovereigns. With a Supreme Sovereign’s power, reversing spacetime in order to revive his Senior Apprentice sister is simplicity in itself.
  • Without hesitation, Ning would happily trade the Domain ship for the revival of His apprentice sister. Even though he can wander off to different domains, he is still a Daolord with 108,000 chaos cycles worth of lifespan. He hadn’t even explored the entirety of Flamedragon Domain.
  • He proceeds to take a look at Nine dust’s situation.
  • In the Endless Territories, the fact that Redsnow has fallen caused a massive storm.
  • Redsnow, being a city lord himself, has left behind in Dao Alliance’s  Immortal Palace a life tower. Upon Redsnow’s suicide, his life tower in its entirety has collapsed. This news was immediately disseminated throughout the place.
  • Ning doesn’t care too much about this development. He went towards the place where Ninedust has been trapped.
  • Ning sees a silver robed man inside a flaming cage. Ning laughingly calls Ninedust. Nine dust greets back as he reveals a happy expression. Top 10 anime reunions.
  • Ning observes the formation, looking for a method to break it while also talking to Nine dust.
  • Smiling, Ninedust commends Ning for being able to compel Redsnow to suicide. Because Nine dust’s Avatar is in Vastheaven Palace, he gained this information through Ning’s own Avatar.
  • Ning brushes it off shifting the credit to Bai Rong, the Golem he got from Qing Shi by trading Omega Sword Dao.
  • Ning inspects the prison that Ninedust has trapped himself in. Turns out that the prison that Ninedust is in is one of the core prisons.
  • Ning leaves Ninedust for a while to go check on the other prisons.
  • Inside one of the prisons he sees an axe, some armor as well as some other treasures. He identifies the axe to be a universe treasure just by the aura of the item.
  • Ning guesses that the Sith haven’t had the time to take these treasures because at the time they were getting broken into. They only manage to activate the prison’s killing formation to kill the prisoner.
  • The invading cultivators, although they managed to win, couldn’t give a damn about these items because after all the invaders were Supreme Sovereigns. These treasures are just unappealing to them.
  • After a few days of investigations, Ning has a general consensus of the area. The initial seven prisons has been reduced, three of them has collapsed.
  • He tells Ninedust that technically the prisons can be destroyed via brute force but the bad news is that Hegemons may not be able to do so. Also, at the moment, Ning cannot discover flaws since it is very complex.
  • Ning got his Primaltwin to find some flaws for the prison formations but it is still quite complex.
  • Ninedust tells Ning to not overexert himself. He could just do his Daomerge here and if ever he becomes an Emperor he could bit by bit find ways to eventually break out.
  • Ning racked his brain for about eight days but he still hasn’t got a clue. It was at this time that Bai Rong chimed in telling Ning that there could be a master control that could release Ninedust. (seriously Bai Rong? Eight days?)
  • While leading Ning, Bai Rong recounts his experience back when him and his previous master mas visiting the place. He recalls that he felt spatial warping before entering the control area of the prison.
  • Ning used his Shadowless undying body and finds some inconsistencies in the space. He made a space crack and then him and Bai Rong entered.
  • Upon arriving at the other side, they were greeted by an area about ten thousand zhang with a black altar in it. This is where the Sith clan control the entire Jade Fire Domain.
  • As he observes the area, Ning notices that on the black altar there are numerous lines that formed into flowers in full bloom. The flower’s outer circles have flames that leaps around. The changes happen as time goes by and will never duplicate.
  • This is a formation diagram, Ning surmised, the flames that are leaping are the flame channels that connect the entire Jade Fire Domain. Since when the the changes happen cannot be duplicated, when one comes inside the Domain it will become hard to leave.
  • There are seven core stamen and pistil which could be attributed into being the core prisons surrounded by numerous minor prisons.
  • Bai Rong asks Ning if the formation would be helpful in which Ning affirms to it being somewhat useful. However, the formation is too mysterious. It contains Dao of Flame as well as some Dao of Space with which the two are used in unity.
  • Another problem is with the formation itself, it is a complex case in the Dao of Formations. Additionally, the formation should one of the Sith’s which is completely different from cultivator’s formations.
  • Looking at the formation Ning can tell that the difficulty level of such an undertaking as decoding the formation is very high.
  • But Ning still persevered, only through unravelling the formation could Ninedust be freed.
  • Looking at the core parts, Ning can only shake his head. However upon putting his sights on the outermost parts of the formations where flames in the outer circles are leaping, Ning could recall something from the first palace Hall in the Azureflower Estate.
  • Even though the Seven Fire Prisons is a unique formation even within the Sith, Supreme Sovereign Qi has collected various complete articles from the Sith. There is bound to be information about the Seven Fire Prisons formation.
  • Ning, along with his Primaltwin, immediately analyzed the formation through the detailed descriptions provided in the first hall.
  • After a tea time’s worth of analyzing, Ning understood the outer parts of the formation; the “Soaring Spiral Flame”
  • Using his Divine Will and his understanding of the formation, Ning came to be able to control the flame channels in the domain according to his will.
  • Although this achievement is a huge step, Ning still needs to control the entire formation in order to release Ninedust. And from hereon out the difficulty will only increase.
  • From the outer circle, Ning moves on towards the flower petals. But even with the help of Sovereign’s platform, the Flower Petal Formation Diagram is still quite harder than the outer Soaring Spiral Flame.
  • Ning’s Primaltwin has stopped his meditation on the Dao of Water in order to focus on the Seven Fire Prison formation. According to Ning’s estimate, it would take about 100,000 years before he can understand the flower petal formation.
  • While Ning is meditating on the Dao of Formations, back in the Endless Territories the waves caused by Redsnow’s death is as profound as before.
  • In a certain Everworld a blood robed man emerged from a spatial crack. This gentleman is Bloodloud, Redsnow’s friend.
  • Bloodcloud met with Goldisle to describe the encounter between Ning and Redsnow. Not forgetting to include the fact that Ning has gotten hold of the Domain Ship.
  • Goldisle couldn’t believe that the Domain Ship has landed on Ning’s hands. Upon knowing that Bloodcloud wants Goldisle to disseminate this information towards the allied realms of the Flamedragon domain, Goldisle’s expression changes.
  • Since he has received this news, according to oath, Goldisle has to disseminate this to all emperors in the Realm as well as the other 16 allied realms. Gr8 b8 m8
  • Goldisle decides to also tell Ning since he is also a member of the alliance.

 

***********to be continued******************

 

Just like last volume, volume 37 contains many events. This volume has three mini “arcs” happening so I decided to divide it by three because otherwise it would take a long time to finish writing the ‘summary’ XD

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5 thoughts on “Desolate Era Vol. 37 Summary (1/3)

  1. Thanks a lot bud, btw answer the previous question I have made… Do you have a little chinesse slave translating all the chapter just for you or you’re one of those freaks who understands the lnmtl chapters?

    1. hello :3 thanks for reading. actually i bang my head on the wall three times before i read lnmtl to ‘enlighten’ me and make me understand. XD joking aside, i’ve been reading MTL a long time before lnmtl came about so i think i’ve gotten used to the structure of machine translated english.

      1. Oh, this Junior greets Senior MineralWater, your comprehension of the Dao is unfathomable. Hahahaha, thanks for the reply, I wish I could understand at least 50% of LNMTL chapters, I get tired just reading 2 chapters.

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