Book 6: Chapter 080: Metal Buddha
On the fourth day of Gu Hais journey, he headed to a city to scout for information and check his direction. However, a group of people immediately recognized him before he could enter the city.
Its him! Hes the person the Six Paths Veritable Lord is searching for! a person cried out loudly in pleasant surprise.
Huh? Gu Hais face sank.
Someone suddenly charged over excitedly. Hahahaha! It is him, the Six Paths Veritable Lords enemy? Hurry! Inform everyone! Capture him. That way, we can repay the Six Paths Veritable Lords kindness!
Countless experts rushed over from all directions.
Gu Hais face sank as his Middle Heavenly Palace Realm aura erupted.
With Gu Hais powerful mortal soul and earthly soul, his suppression made most of the people charging at him vomit blood. Only three people made it in front.
Oh no! Hurry! Inform the sect!
Launch the signal!
Whoos.h.!.+ Whoos.h.!.+ Whoos.h.!.+
Beams of light shot into the sky, and more experts rushed over from a distance.
Gu Hai looked at the three gloomily. We do not desire to make things difficult for you. But if you relentlessly hara.s.s us, dont blame us for being ruthless! Humph!
He stepped forward and ignored everyone as he shot into the distance.
Dont let him run! Hurry! Capture him!
The three were relentless, giving chase. They thought that Gu Hai was afraid.
In just mere moments, four more beams of lights shot over.
Seven Middle Heavenly Palace Realm experts chased after Gu Hai, heading into the mountains.
Gu Hai stopped in a deserted forest. Then, he turned his head and charged at the seven.
Boom! Boom! Boom!
The seven shot back like fired cannonb.a.l.l.s in a heartbeat. Gu Hai kicked them into the ground, creating deep pits.
Youyou tricked us? Everyone gazed at Gu Hai in shock as they vomited blood.
Gu Hai showed a sullen expression. Why do you have a portrait of me? This is only the fourth day?
The seven showed hatred on their faces, but they refused to speak.
However, the seven could not handle Gu Hais means. The seven spoke after two hours.
The Six Paths Veritable Lord said that we came from an evil sect, the Future Sect and that we had a death grudge with him. He said to inform him immediately upon discovery of people from this evil sect, Gu Hai said sullenly.
Yes! We also have all your portraits. Soon, all the cities in the Divine Continent will know about all of you! None of you will escape! Pitting yourself against the Six Paths Veritable Lord is pitting yourself against the whole world. You cant escape! one of them said ferociously.
How excellent! The evil one is the first to sue. Haha! The entire world will pursue us? Gu Hai showed a ferocious expression.
Amitbha! So, there really is one here! A Buddhist greeting rang out above Gu Hai.
Gu Hai looked up and saw a monk glistening golden overhead, looking coldly at him.
The Metal Temples Metal Buddha?
The Ten Lives Philanthropist, the Metal Buddha? Save me!
This is great, the Metal Buddha, the Ten Lives Philanthropist! He cultivates a metal buddha body! He will be able to take down this demon!
The seven felt pleasantly surprised.
Gu Hai sensed some threat from the Metal Buddha.
The Ten Lives Philanthropist? Gu Hais face sank.
Evil demon, surrender yourself and come with me to meet the Six Paths Veritable Lord. This buddha guarantees your safety! the Metal Buddha said coldly.
Oh? You are also one of the Six Paths Veritable Lords lackeys? Gu Hais face sank.
This humble monk owes the Six Paths Veritable Lord a favor. If I do not return the favor, I will suffer from a mental block. Capturing you will repay the favor. Then, I can become a true buddha. Come with me, the Metal Buddha said coldly.
What if I dont? Gu Hai said coldly.
Then, dont blame this humble monk for being merciless. The Six Paths Veritable Lord once said that it does no matter whether you are dead or alive! the Metal Buddha said coldly.
Dead or alive does not matter? Humph! How excellent of the Six Paths Veritable Lord! It looks like I cannot remain for long! Gu Hai said coldly as he soared into the sky.
Where are you going? Mighty Metal Palm! The Metal Buddha threw a palm strike at Gu Hai.
Fifth Cycle! Gu Hais gaze chilled as he turned around and swung the Life Executioner Saber.
Boom! A three-hundred-meter-long manifested saber released dazzling purple light as it swung down on the Metal Buddha.
A loud sound rang out, and a dazzling golden light appeared. Gu Hai immediately moved back. However, there was only a faint mark on the Metal Buddhas palm.
How arrogant of you, demon! The Metal Buddha glared.
Gu Hai did not have time to waste talking nonsense. He soared into the sky and shot into the distance.
Amitbha! Where are you going? The Metal Buddha gave relentless chase, appearing ferocious.
Gu Hai showed a sullen expression. This Metal Buddha has a strong physical body. To think that my Life Executioner Saber cannot even cut his skin. The Ten Lives Philanthropist?
Treasure, please turn around! Gu Hai shouted.
The Immortal Slaying Flying Saber? The Metal Buddhas expression changed. Immovable Metal!
The Immortal Slaying Flying Saber smashed into the Metal Buddhas neck and rebounded, failing to cut the Metal Buddhas head off.
Demon, this humble monk has an indestructible metal body. To think you want to chop me down? The Metal Buddha glared.
The Vine World Calabash appeared, and countless vines wrapped around the Metal Buddha.
The Metal Buddha pulled hard on the vines, ripping them apart.
Monk, you are not even going to figure out the truth before relentlessly pursuing me, showing no regard for right or wrong? Gu Hai said sullenly.
The Six Paths Veritable Lord said that you were all demons and would mislead others by twisting facts. I choose not to listen! the Metal Buddha retorted coldly.
Not to listen? Humph! What if you are wrong? Gu Hai said.
I trust the Six Paths Veritable Lord. The entire world trusts him! the Metal Buddha said coldly.
Stubborn fool. He is the demon. Monk, dont force me! Gu Hai said ferociously.
Im subduing a demon today. I need to bring you in! the Metal Buddha said coldly.
Gu Hai stopped at a mountain forest with no signs of human activity.
Old monk, you are still muddle-headed despite being a philanthropist for ten lives. Since you are asking for it, dont blame me for being merciless! Gu Hai said with a ferocious expression.
Humph! Demon, you might be strange, but you are only in the Middle Heavenly Palace Realm. You cannot fly as fast as me. You cannot escape! the Metal Buddha said coldly.
Just give it a try. Lets see who is more powerful! Gu Hai said ferociously.
He swung his Life Executioner Saber again.
When Gu Hai swung the saber, purple light filled the world. A manifested saber more than three kilometers long rushed out, looking like it could cut the world in half.
The Metal Buddhas expression finally changed. This saber strike was too powerful. He extended his hand, took out a ritual scepter, and swung it at the sky.
A loud report rang out, and sparks flew from the ritual scepter. A deep gash appeared in the scepter, giving the Metal Buddha pause.
How powerful! Even a third-layer Upper Heavenly Palace Realm cultivator is not as strong as you. Demons are indeed powerful! The Metal Buddha charged at Gu Hai.
The ritual scepter and the Life Executioner Saber clashed. The Metal Buddha simultaneously threw a palm strike at Gu Hai.
Metal Buddha, your physical body is strong. But mine is not weak, either! Gu Hai countered ferociously with a knife hand.
A saber domain suddenly appeared in the surroundings.
Gu Hai executed the Fifth Cycle with his knife hand, clas.h.i.+ng with the monks palm.
The two parted. Gu Hai showed a sullen expression, as did the monk. When the monk moved back, there was a mark on the monks palm.
Demon, what a strong physical body you have! Humph! So what if it is strong? Secret treasure of my Metal Temple, Thousand-Hand Metal Platform! the Metal Buddha shouted.
A layer of golden light suddenly shone under the Metal Buddhas feet. The world turned golden as if made of gold. The Metal Buddha stood on his treasure with one thousand hands extending behind him.
Suddenly, the Metal Buddha launched an attack at Gu Hai.
One thousand golden palms attacked with identical force when he threw the palm strike. The overwhelming number of palms seemed to block all escape routes.
Suddenly, Gu Hai noticed an apprentice boy nearby, his eyes wide with horror.
Monk, halt! Gu Hai glared.
Gu Hai executed the Sixth Cycle with the Life Executioner Saber again.
Nine hundred-odd of the one thousand palms exploded. However, dozens of golden palms reached Gu Hai. Just one palm strike was already hard for Gu Hai to bear. Now, there were dozens of them.
If Gu Hai were to counter with all his might, the apprentice boy would suffer the greatest calamity of all calamities.
Gu Hai waved his hand at that instant, sending a gust of wind to carry away that apprentice boy. However, this delayed Gu Hais counter. He could only project some bone spikes from his body, going defensive to receive the blows from the golden palms.
Boom! Boom! Boom!
Dozens of golden palms landed heavily on Gu Hais body. The bone spikes shattered and ripped his clothes. However, his strong physical body managed to endure the onslaught.
Gu Hai vomited a mouthful of blood, clearly having suffered some harm.
However, Gu Hais physical body was indeed mighty. Dozens of the golden palms could not do much to it.
The Metal Buddha did not press his advantage. Instead, he looked at the apprentice boy who had collapsed unconscious in the distance.
If not for Gu Hai rescuing the apprentice boy, that apprentice would have been smashed to a pulp.
Amitbha! The Metal Buddha felt fearful.
Monk, again! Gu Hai said with a ferocious expression. However, a murderous intent flashed in his eyes this time.
Earlier, Gu Hai had to protect that apprentice boy; now, he no longer did. Although the Metal Buddha was strong, it was not to the point of inspiring fear in Gu Hai. Out of consideration for the old monks philanthropy for ten lives, Gu Hai had not attacked to kill. However, the old monk remained relentless. If this continued, Gu Hai would suffer for it. Kind for ten lives, but evil for one day? That was evil too.
Amitbha! It is all thanks to you earlier. This humble monk nearly made a huge mistake! the Metal Buddha said.
Humph! You realize that? Monk, are you willing to listen to me now? Gu Hai said.
The Metal Buddha nodded. Just because you saved that apprentice boy, I am willing to listen.
Gu Hai nodded. Not saying anything beyond the necessary, he described what happened eight hundred thousand years later while the Metal Buddha listened in silence.
Monk, do you believe it? Gu Hai asked.
I dont! The Metal Buddha shook his head.
Huh? Hahaha! The Six Paths Veritable Lords brainwas.h.i.+ng is truly thorough. Monk, how foolishly kind of you! Gu Hai said ferociously.
Your story is terrifying. However, this monks heart is as stable as a rock. You will not convince me. However, as you saved the apprentice boys life earlier, this humble monk will give you one day. I will continue pursuing you after one day. Amitbha! the Metal Buddha said seriously.
Gu Hai stared at the Metal Buddha. This was the first powerful person he had met since traveling back eight hundred thousand years. He had not yet used his more powerful moves, but he sensed that the Metal Buddha had not used his full power, either.
He does not trust me, but to make up for his error, he will let me flee for a day? Flee? Gu Hai did not need it. However, time was tight, and he did not want to delay any further.
This is truly a cruel game. Humph! Gu Hai turned around and left.
One day was sufficient to escape the old monks sight.
As the Metal Buddha watched Gu Hai leave, he frowned slightly. Is he telling the truth? The Six Paths Veritable Lord is going kill Heaven? No. How can I believe him? He is just tricking others.
However, Gu Hais words preoccupied the Metal Buddha, continuously disturbing him like a heart demon. The Metal Buddha continuously chanted the scripture to suppress these doubts. Unfortunately, this heart demon refused to die.
One day later, the Metal Buddha looked at the sky. The heart demon cannot be eliminated. This demon is indeed skilled. I can only eliminate my heart demon by catching him. One day? This humble monk has a way of chasing you to the end. You cannot escape!
The Metal Buddha flew into the sky, setting off in Gu Hais direction.