Chapter 378: If You Continue On Like This, You Won't Find Any Pretty Female Dog
Translator: CatatoPatch Editor: Vermillion
The majestic Grand Serpentine City was situated within the Illusory Spirit Swamp. The city was extremely vast and grand and its towering walls almost covered the entire sky.
Atop the city walls, there were countless serpent-men guards holding on to their weapons as they guarded the city.
Every single one of those serpent-men was spirited and energetic. A sharp glow could be seen flickering in their eyes.
The Grand Serpentine City was a grand city established by the Serpentine Sovereign and it was the asylum of the whole serpent-men race. All of them felt an intense sense of belonging to it and they were proud that they were able to live in such a grand city.
Countless tribes of serpent-men within the Illusory Spirit Swamp would rush to it as if they were on a pilgrimage.
The Illusory Spirit Swamp was situated at the northern side of the Light Wind Empire. The western part of the swamp was connected to the Boundless Ocean. To everyone, the ocean was the most mysterious region.
At this moment, there was an alluring woman standing above a steep mountain, at the shore of the ocean. This was a serpent-woman. She had an extremely beautiful appearance and long green hair which fluttered behind her when the sea breeze blew against her. The lower part of her body was a blue serpentine tail and her upper body had the appearance of a voluptuous female human.
This was the Grand Serpentine City's Sovereign.
She curled her tail as she stood on top of the steep cliff. Her beautiful pupils gazed at the waves which were constantly slamming against the cliff's wall as countless drops of water blew against her face.
The droplets of water had a fishy and salty smell. It was precisely the smell of the ocean. The ocean was full of mysteries and it tempted many experts. The possibility of obtaining good fortune and lucky chances in the ocean would be far better than on land.
The Serpentine Sovereign already reached a bottleneck of the Supreme-Being's realm. In order to break through the bottleneck, she planned to snatch the Ten Thousand Bestial Flames in order to evolve and breakthrough into a higher realm. However, she failed.
She didn't manage to get the Ten Thousand Bestial Flames.
Without the Ten Thousand Bestial Flames, it would be extremely difficult for her to break through one of the Supreme-Being's shackles. Therefore, she only had one other choice. She had already made the resolve to leave for the Boundless Ocean in order to look for a lucky chance. She wanted to look for an opportunity to break through the Supreme-Being's shackles. She knew that she would only be able to reach the tenth grade Divine Realm if she was able to obtain a lucky chance in the ocean. She decided to take care of all the matters in Grand Serpentine City before setting out into the boundless ocean.
At a swamp, several hundred miles away from Grand Serpentine City, there were countless young and vigorous serpent-men energetically working on something.
As they dug a huge pit in that swamp, the fishy and stinking scent of the swamp started to fill the place. Along with the disgusting smell, boundless spiritual energy rushed out of the pit and soared into the sky.
The faces of those serpent-men were filled with excitement when they felt the burst of spiritual energy. One after another, they went into the pit and retrieved countless crystals which were covered in black mud.
Those crystals glittered with a resplendent and pure radiance.
Bai Zhan, the Chief General of the White Cloud Villa, clasped his hands behind his back as he stood on the mud. Although he was touching the mud, none of it dirtied his shoes. When he looked at the huge pit in the swamp, a trace of excitement flashed in his eyes.
There was a crystal mine under that pit... An extremely rich crystal mine.
That mine was discovered not long ago. The Grand Serpentine City and the White Cloud Villa had a huge fight over it. In the end, they decided to work together and excavate the crystal mine together.
Bai Zhan was getting more and more surprised the deeper they dug. He discovered that the scale of this crystal mine far surpassed their expectations. It was outrageously big.
Such a big crystal mine would definitely cause the White Cloud Villa to experience an explosive increase in strength.
"Smelly Boss, what are you doing?"
Ouyang Xiaoyi looked at Bu Fang with a curious look on her face. She saw that he was squatting in front of Blacky with a foolish smile on his face and she wanted to know what he was up to.
Bu Fang's foolish smile was quite unsightly.
Blacky, who was smacking its lips while eating the Sweet 'n' Sour Supreme Dragon Meat Ribs, realized that Bu Fang was squatting in front of it with a foolish smile on his face.
That smile caused Blacky's eyes to widen. All of its furs stood on end as Blacky raised its head to look at Bu Fang.
What are you up to?
Lord Dog raised its head. With its lips stained with red juice, Blacky raised its paw and placed the plate in a corner beside it, then stared at Bu Fang warily.
No one should ever think about snatching Lord Dog's Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs... As long as Lord Dog was there, the Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs would remain there. If anyone wanted to snatch the food, they should ask his claws for permission.
The Lord Dog bared its fangs at Bu Fang and revealed its spotlessly white teeth. Several tiny pieces of meat were faintly visible in the gaps between its teeth. Staring at Bu Fang with a ferocious expression on its face, it waved its tail at him.
Bu Fang's smile suddenly stiffened. Even such a sincere and gentle smile couldn't move this Lord Dog?
Bu Fang rubbed his stiff face and mumbled to himself, "Could it be that there was something wrong with my smile?"
He shot a look at Lord Dog as he exhaled a breath of stale air. The corners of Bu Fang's mouth curled upwards and he revealed a smile which caused Blacky to feel a chill crawl down its spine.
What the hell is wrong with your smile? Blacky really wished that he could give Bu Fang a slap and send him flying... "Why are you casually coming over to show me such a scary smile?"
Lord Dog was disinclined to pay any more attention to Bu Fang. It snorted and turned around. Blacky stuck its butt at Bu Fang as it continued to immerse itself in the fragrant Sweet 'n' Sour Supreme Dragon Meat Ribs.
Bu Fang's face immediately became expressionless and frustration started to build up in his heart.
"Could it be that my smile wasn't moving and touching enough? Wasn't my smile warm and friendly?"
He pondered about it for a moment he decided to give up trying to persuade Blacky with his smile. The charm of his smile wasn't something a dog could appreciate. He grabbed Blacky's tail which was wagging around and yanked it upwards.
In an instant, Blacky turned its head and glared at Bu Fang. It bared its fangs as it snarled at him.
"Turn around and let's have a little discussion," Bu Fang said calmly to Blacky.
Blacky was taken aback for a moment before it snorted and turned its body to face Bu Fang. However, it brought along the plate of Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs with it and continued to stuff its face in front of Bu Fang. As it gorged its face, Blacky smacked its lips unceasingly.
"Blacky, look at yourself! You just lie here all day... You have grown quite fat, haven't you? How can you attract female dogs like this? The next time I go out to complete a mission, you should follow me out. You can use that chance to exercise in order to become slimmer. After slimming down, you'll be able to attract female dogs," Bu Fang said in a serious and earnest tone.
"Attract female dogs? This Lord Dog have both graceful disposition and amazing appearance. With my astonishing charm, do you think that I need to do those useless exercises in order to make myself look better?"
After Blacky heard Bu Fang's words, it rolled its eyes and completely ignored him.
When Bu Fang saw that Blacky was behaving like this, he felt aggrieved and pained. He knew that he had spoiled Blacky too much.
"Blacky, you shouldn't give up and abandon yourself. For the sake of your beautiful future, you should stand up and change yourself." Bu Fang persuaded Blacky with an earnest tone. He was patient and didn't try to rush Blacky. "Let's go on a trip and take a look at the outside world. You can lose some weight while we are at it!"
Blacky completely ignored this demented Bu Fang. It continued eating the Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs. The dish was made from a supreme dragon's meat and he found it extremely delicious. The more he ate, the sweeter he found the meat.
That fruit juice Bu Fang gave him tasted really good as well. Eating Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs while drinking that fruit juice was the best thing in Blacky's life.
Bu Fang felt like he was disregarded and ignored.
He felt as if he wasn't even worth a plate of Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs...
"Looks like I have to take out my trump card."
Bu Fang's complexion suddenly became solemn and he looked at Blacky with a harsh expression. Since Blacky loved the Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs so much, Bu Fang thought of a plan. It was extremely convenient, actually...
"Blacky, will you follow me to take a stroll outside or not? If you are not willing to follow me out, don't ever dream of eating the Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs again. I won't ever cook them for you. If you manage to get yourself another plate of Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs, consider me a loser."
Snort. Little dog, if I threaten to not make any more Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs for you, you'll definitely obey me.
Bu Fang thought about it calmly and the corners of his mouth curled upwards to reveal a terrifying smile.
Blacky's whole body stiffened as it raised its head and looked at Bu Fang's scary smile.
Sticking out its tongue, Blacky continued to eat the Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs.
Bu Fang felt as though there was a gust of cold wind which blew against him. He felt a slight chill run down his back. He wondered about why Blacky wasn't worried about his threat. Could it be that even depriving him of the Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs wasn't enough to make him listen to me?
Blacky truly didn't care about Bu Fang's threats at all. Wasn't it just not eating Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs?
When there was no Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs to eat, Lord Dog would just sleep for several hundred years. Why would he be worried that there was no Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs to eat when he was asleep? Blacky felt as though Bu Fang was really childish to threaten him with Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs.
Bu Fang was speechless when he saw that Blacky was ignoring his threats. Standing up, he shook his legs which were slightly stiff from squatting for so long.
Why was it so difficult to make this lazy dog go on a single trip? Wasn't he just sleeping and eating every day? How would it ever find a pretty female dog like this?
Bu Fang clasped his hands behind his back and he walked around the entrance of the store.
From far away, Ji Chengxue, who had several eunuchs at his side, took big strides as he walked toward the store.
Bu Fang suddenly stopped walking as he thought of something. Turning his head, he looked at Blacky and said, "How about... If you go out with me to finish a mission, I'll double the amount of Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs you receive."
Double the amount... Double the amount... The amount... Amount!
Blacky's ear twitched slightly as it pulled its head out of the plate. It stared at Bu Fang with a gaze which glittered. Bu Fang instantly jumped in fright.
Bu Fang raised his brows as he stared at Blacky.
Sticking out its tongue, Blacky licked its lips. Blacky slowly raised its small and exquisite paws as he pointed towards the sky.
Ji Chengxue, who was full of joy and excitement as he walked toward the store, became pale when he saw that Lord Dog's paw was raised. His legs became weak and he wasn't able to walk properly.
"What was wrong with Lord Dog? Could it be that I unknowingly offended Lord Dog?
"Why are you raising your paws? If you have something against me, then just tell me directly! Don't raise your paws, It's dangerous!"
A radiance burst out of Lord Dog's eyes. Lord Dog was extremely excited now. It lifted two fingers from its paws and pointed towards the skies.
"Multiply it up by another fold. I want you to triple the amount of the Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs. If you are not willing, there is nothing to discuss anymore."
Lord Dog's mild and manly voice could be heard clearly by everyone around.
Bu Fang fell into silence before he agreed to Blacky's request. With an expressionless face, he said, "Okay."
Bu Fang was dumbfounded when he heard Blacky's condition. Blacky didn't have the slightest bit of integrity.
As it turned out, subduing Blacky was really easy. It was just the matter of adding several more pieces of the Sweet 'n' Sour Ribs...