Mystical Journey - chapter-1207-change-1
Chapter 1207: Change 1
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The room door was kicked open violently with a bang.
There was a drowsy man inside the room dressed in pajamas. He was
carrying a hammer for reasons unknown while a little boy, who could not
be older than seven or eight years old, hid behind him.
“Who are you?!” When the man saw the staff members dressed in neat,
standardized black uniforms charging in, a frightened look appeared on
his face suddenly.
“Take him away.” The woman waved her hand before several
ferocious-looking burly fellows seized the man and the boy.
A gunshot noise rang out suddenly before the two men who rushed over
earlier fell to the ground at the sound of it. The man swayed slightly
when they collided against him while an obvious sign of mortal danger
flashed across his head instantly.
“There’s a sniper! Hide!” Fear instilled the woman’s mind
immediately. She yelled and pulled out a gun before somersaulting away as
two more bullet holes instantly appeared on the initial spot where she
stood. They penetrated the wooden planks on the floor deeply.
Bang bang bang! A series of frenzied gunshot noises echoed in succession
from the outside, as the Vulture members in black uniforms
“My Lord had actually anticipated this!” Double-Tailed Scorpion’s
face turned cold before a bullet made a hissing noise and hit the Mind
Reader’s right thigh.
Blood splattered instantly.
“Stop immediately! Otherwise, I’ll kill him!!” Double-tailed
Scorpion roared suddenly.
Suddenly, the gunshot noises and the blood-curdling screams of the people
in black uniforms outside ceased rapidly. It was obvious that the other
party was extremely anxious as well because she was afraid that she would
also kill Mind Reader during this deadly situation. Although any one of
the Four Great Cornerstones could revive themselves within a year, it
would be extremely difficult to even dream of grasping their whereabouts
so easily again.
Double-Tailed Scorpion straightened her body slowly and looked at the man
and boy who were both trembling from head to toe. Her expression turned
colder as she leaned closely against the wall, moving slowly while
walking towards the doorway and glancing outside slightly.
More than ten people were brought over this time, standing on the empty
She could not help but curse.
She had brought over twenty members with her this time, but more than
half of them had been slaughtered immediately.
“Come with me!” She walked beside Mind Reader speedily before
reaching her hand out to clutch his neck suddenly.
A shroud of cold air surged out of her vest suddenly. Double-Tailed
Scorpion had no time to think before her body crouched downwards
violently. She released her grip on Mind Reader before turning her hand
over and shooting.
A woman’s low groan echoed behind her instantly. Double-Tailed Scorpion
rolled away to dodge the cold current before turning back and noticing
that a short, glittering silver dagger had accurately penetrated the spot
that she was just standing on.
“Go!” The woman’s cold voice rang out before Mind Reader carried
his son away. His speed increased rapidly as he charged out of the room
The sniper rifle sounded again.
Double-Tailed Scorpion was just getting ready to stand up and chase after
them before her body slanted suddenly while her arm ached in a fiery
pain. She was almost fatally shot. A large chunk of flesh was directly
removed from her right arm.
“Shit! If only the Elites hadn’t scattered themselves to search
everywhere!” The higher-ranked powerhouses of her main elite force were
dispersed throughout the outskirts to search the entire area. If her
manpower was focused in one place, the sniper would not have a chance to
act so brazenly at all.
Double-Tailed Scorpion stared blankly as Mind Reader escaped. Meanwhile,
her right leg stopped moving slightly when she stepped on the ground
Bang bang bang!
Three consecutive gunshot noises could be heard when she fired three
shots towards her right instantly. All three shots struck the same area
and formed one bullet hole. The bullets flew upwards toward a slant. The
sniper’s rifle turned silent suddenly.
Several years worth of instincts told Double-Tailed Scorpion that her
opponent had been shot.
Currently, Mind Reader had already run across a great distance and
disappeared at a street corner after making a turn. Meanwhile,
Double-Tailed Scorpion’s subordinates who were hiding earlier had yet
to respond, they were now looking on as she charged out of the house.
“Go! We can’t let them escape!” Double-Tailed Scorpion had a fierce
expression on her face. This was a key factor that was related to whether
she could retire successfully! She would not tolerate failure at all!
During the instantaneous battle earlier, she could sense that, if she was
aware of the sniper earlier, she could have used her modified detection
abilities to locate them and kill her opponent easily even if the other
party was hidden while she was exposed. Unfortunately, it was too sudden!
Several of the people in black clothes separated themselves from the
group immediately to pursue Mind Reader, while two of them stayed behind
to get rid of the corpses.
“Someone rescued him?”
Garen furrowed his eyebrows while standing on top of the skyscraper. The
cool night breeze blew his hair and lifted it slightly, giving him a free
and relaxed feeling. However, his current mood was far from being relaxed
“Someone who could seize another person from your hands must have been
pretty skillful. Do you know where they were from?” He clutched the
railing behind him that fenced the top of the building while leaning
against it closely.
Double-Tailed Scorpion stood there and gritted her teeth while speaking.
“Don’t worry, I’ve already sent my brothers to seize them. We
won’t let anyone escape. White Hound has followed me out this time as
“I’m not worried about his tracking abilities. However, what are the
opponent’s powers like?” Garen asked in a muffled voice.
“Other than the sniper who was more experienced, the other female
talent was only average. As long as we find an opportunity to stop them,
the sniper won’t have any chance to escape!” Double-Tailed Scorpion
felt that this was the most humiliating experience in her life!
“My Lord, if I may put it bluntly, there are definitely spies within
the team. Otherwise, they couldn’t have determined our location
beforehand and ambushed us even though I had already dispersed the teams
to search everywhere! This is unrealistic!” Double-Tailed Scorpion said
“I’ve requested for the assistance of the Lan Hai, the
“Lan Hai?” Garen’s eyebrows were slightly furrowed. Lan Hai was
ranked at number twenty-six in Vulture. Neither his close nor distant
combat abilities were extraordinarily powerful. However, his greatest
weapon was not his combat skills but instead, his mind and strategies. He
would consider his enemies while strengthening his own side
“Are you sure that you don’t need any other support?” He repeated.
“I don’t need it! As long as Lan Hai comes along, there won’t be
any problems at all! I was attacked to the point where I could not react
promptly this time. Moreover, since the Elites were not by my side, it
would be impossible that accidents would not occur,” said Double-Tailed
The results of her quest assessment would determine whether she could
retire this time. According to the rules, once an individual had
requested for the support of more than two ranked powerhouses, the quest
would not be considered as an individual quest anymore. Even if it was
completed, the quest reward would be decreased by 80%.
“I’ll give you five days,” said Garen indifferently.
“Five days… Understood! I will definitely complete this quest!”
Double-Tailed Scorpion replied resolutely.
Garen ended the call before gazing out at the night-time scenery of the
faraway Lily of the Valley. His emotions were somewhat complicated.
“Spies? Ha… It seems the Transmigrator organization Lighthouse has
various selfish motives as well…”
Other than the Transmigrators, it was highly unlikely that anyone else
could find Mind Reader before his identity was revealed.
He placed the incident aside for now as he was probably waiting for the
right moment. Once Mind Reader was fully aware of his abilities, he would
undertake the task resolutely to reproduce the Sacred Sigil. However, no
one had expected Garen to openly dispatch troops and seize him forcibly.
“If another Transmigrator the combat abilities of the Nine-tailed Fox
arrives, everything would definitely become more troublesome.”
Garen pondered for some time.
He descended the stairs hastily and returned to his office. He opened a
drawer and looked at several rows of names there that were illuminated
with white light.
There were fifteen people among the top twenty ranks that were
illuminated with the white light. This indicated that they were
Garen glanced through a circle of names before pausing on one person’s
Butcher Angelo. Rank eleven.
Those who were ranked in the top ten were ultimate combat forces who
could defend a large province because they were extremely fierce and
tough. Despite the standard of their danger level that was given to them
by Night Water, Garen guessed that those who were ranked within the top
ten had achieved A-Class levels. The only difference between them was
their relative superiority or inferiority within the A-Class.
The subordinates of powerhouses like these could form powerful Elite
groups of various sizes. Nonetheless, there were also rebellious but
influential forces throughout the entire Slann.
However, Butcher was an exception. He was the only one whose actual
strength could reach the top ten. However, since his influence was not
strong enough, he could not become one of the top ten powerhouses.
Eighty percent of his entire body was modified into machinery
installations, making him comparable to the Terminator in the movies on
Earth. Moreover, his personality was violent and bloodthirsty and he had
an affinity for the strongest defenses and armor. His own defensive
ability was considered to be among the top ten while there were only two
others who could compare to him.
He pressed the name lightly.
Garen straightened out his emotions briefly.
“Angelo, do you want to accept this quest?”
“It’s No. 3, huh?” A rude male voice echoed from the other side.
“If you have something to say, say it quickly. I’m planning to go
fishing right now.” He was not talking about literally going fishing
but was referring to a deadly underground battle arena instead.
Butcher was not very respectful toward Garen. In his eyes, having a
little worm like him, who was not even ranked among the top twenty yet
had the audacity to crawl on his head, was equivalent to the greatest
insult to him.
However, after being easily defeated by Garen during several challenges,
he could at least remain respectful towards Garen on the surface despite
still being unconvinced. After all, the other party had cut one of his
legs off cleanly. Subsequently, he could only substitute it with a
prosthetic limb. Crushing defeats like this would be etched in his memory
for a lifetime.
“Double-Tailed Scorpion was obstructed by someone else when she was
hunting an important figure. Her opponent is an extremely troublesome
individual who might possess a more familiar understanding of you and
Double-Tailed Scorpion’s abilities. Moreover, they are already very
familiar with Vulture. Hence, I thought of hiring you this time…”
“Enough with this nonsense! What’s the reward?!” said Butcher
Garen smiled faintly.
“The reward will definitely satisfy you.” He paused on purpose before
continuing. “Weren’t you thinking of purchasing one of Casla’s
hydropower stations? I can help you.”
“…” Butcher did not reply immediately but his breathing had clearly
become much heavier.
“Are you serious?!” He lowered his voice instantly.
The price of that hydropower station was secondary while the primary
factor was that its background relations were very intricate. They were
related to one of Butcher’s previous great enemies and his own revenge
plan as well. Therefore, he could not help himself from being perturbed.
This was because, once Garen made a move, his identity and status as No.
3 would perhaps end up helping Butcher’s enemy, despite his potential
influence not being exceptionally great.
“I’m serious,” Garen said flatly, although his actions would cause
him to suffer some losses in his social connections. However, it did not
matter. The heart of this matter was the strengthening of the Soul Ring
while everything else could be put aside.
If he was not too busy to attend to anything else because he had to
control the overall situation now, he had actually planned to take charge
of this matter personally.
“Alright then! I’ll accept this quest!” said Butcher decisively. He
began to inquire about the specific objectives, relevant information, and
other news immediately.
Despite being a loner, he had his own circle of social connections. Thus,
he quickly arranged everything properly before Garen turned off the
“The only thing that I have to do now is to wait.” He sat on the
chair while the corner of his mouth curled upwards slightly.
Butcher moved out and so did Double-Tailed Scorpion. Unless Nine-tailed
Fox or another powerhouse of the same level went up against them, it
would be unlikely that anyone else could resist them.
Moreover, since Nine-tailed Fox’s current whereabouts were within his
grasp, it would be impossible for her to rush over.
He was only worried about the other Transmigrators. However, how many
other powerhouses, who were of the same level as Nine-tailed Fox, were