Ancient Godly Monarch Chapter 1900
Chapter 1900: The Brightest Constellation
Translator: Lordbluefire Editor: Lordbluefire
In the boundless starry space of the Heaven Vault, Qin Wentian had his eyes closed in cultivation. Beams of astral light from different constellations cascaded down on him. If it was in the past, with so many sources of astral energy, it would definitely enable Qin Wentian’s cultivation to move a thousand miles with a single day. But it was different now as he was already a heavenly deity.
For heavenly deities, comprehension of the daos was everything. Astral energy was merely the basis to unleash the power of the daos they had comprehended.
Qin Wentian’s goal also wasn’t to unceasingly absorb these beams of astral energy. What he wanted was to sense all the constellations in the nine heavenly layers and draw energy from them.
It has been over two hundred years. Although he was still continuously improving, he still has not managed to reach his goal yet.
At this moment, Qin Wentian activated the Undying Scripture. From his body, wisps of his soul separated, transforming into illusory figures that walked out from his body. They flew towards the boundless starry space. His vibrant soul energy wisps began to spread through the sea of constellations.
Every soul wisp occupied an area. This scene persisted for a very very long time until Qin Wentian sensed that his soul energy had completely permeated the nine heavenly layers, and continued to extend outwards.
Qin Wentian had used all sorts of methods but he still failed to reach that step. Right now, he was attempting to use the Undying Scripture to split his soul energy, forming tiny soul wisps that would go to each corner in the starry space to sense the existence of the constellations there.
However, those constellations were truly countless in number, it was unknown how many of them existed. Qin Wentian’s illusory soul wisps occupied many places and all directions but he still had no idea how long he would need to fully envelop the nine heavenly layers. The current him still didn’t have such an ability. He wasn’t like Godking Xi who could use his will to envelop the entire nine heavenly layers.
Although he had no way to envelop the starry space fully, but after long periods of exploration and thought, the scene of a boundless starry space appeared in Qin Wentian’s mind with his wisps of soul energy within, transmitting images after images to him. Upon seeing them, he could sense how majestic and shocking these sights were. Now that these scenes were in his mind directly, such feelings of awe far surpassed what he felt by countless times when he was staring up at the constellations of the nine heavens.
The Qin Wentian at this moment couldn’t help but feel how tiny and inconsequential humans are. As insignificant as specks of dust.
However, it was precisely an existence as insignificant as specks of dust that could project their perception to the nine heavens, and even aim for the goal of transcending everything.
At this moment, Qin Wentian had a strange feeling. The multitude of constellations seemed different yet they also seemed strangely similar. They were all constellations in the starry space, releasing their own radiance. No matter where Qin Wentian’s soul wisps were at, from any of them, he could sense the majesticness of the nine heavenly layers. The radiance from the constellations could reach any corners in the nine heavenly layers.
A sense of enlightenment appeared in Qin Wentian’s mind. The nine heavenly layers, the countless constellations. In truth, the radiance from all of them could reach the mortal world, cascading down on the bodies of humans. Yet, humans could only see a single constellation or multiple constellations at best and absorb energy from those particular constellations.
Why was this the case?
Was it because of astral souls?
However, given his current cultivation realm, even if he didn’t condense astral souls, he could still sense all the constellations in the starry space by standing here. Since this was the case, were astral souls supposed to help stellar martial cultivators in cultivation, or did it serve to restrict cultivators instead?
Qin Wentian’s heart trembled as a bolt of lightning flashed through his mind. In the world of reincarnation inside the Heavenly Dao Sacred Academy, why was he able to sense all types of laws despite not having astral souls?
Because over there, he didn’t have what he had in the outside world. He had no astral souls. As long as he could sense the existence of a certain law, he would be able to gain insights and comprehend that law. And in there, he could sense the multitude of laws!
In the boundless universe, in the true primordial ancient world outside of the Supreme Ancient Immortal Realms, do the cultivators there cultivate in the same way as those in the Supreme Ancient Immortal Realms?
The world of reincarnation was a world created by the mysterious young man in white. As long as your comprehension ability is high enough there, you can master any type of laws you wanted to. But why can’t people do so in the world under the nine heavenly layers?
“Why would Godking Xi leave a message saying that once the astral energy from the countless constellations was absorbed, the tiny astral-being would transform into my ninth and final astral soul? What is the meaning behind the purpose of the ninth astral soul? Does the ninth astral soul truly needed to exist?” An audacious conjecture appeared in Qin Wentian’s mind. He could sense the final astral gate in his soul. Astral gates governed the laws of the cultivation world. Each astral gate could only host one astral soul.
In that case, he really wanted to see what would happen when he formed an innate connection with the multitude of constellations.
Qin Wentian drew in a deep breath. His heart was incomparably resolute. It has been so many years yet he had never succeeded before. But even so, he would attempt it again and again despite meeting with failure after failure.
His soul wisps and perception extended outwards, coming in contact with the various constellations in the starry space. For stellar martial cultivators, before they condensed an astral soul, they weren’t under any sort of restrictions. As long as their perception could reach one of the nine heavenly layers, they could pick any type of law-attribute they wanted to. And now, Qin Wentian’s perception could easily reach the ninth heavenly layer.
Initially, the cultivation of humanity had no restrictions. Why was there a need to impose a restriction on oneself?
At this moment, Qin Wentian felt an incomparable determination in his heart. His perception and soul wisps had completely engulfed the entire starry space and were connected to all the constellations within the nine heavenly layers. At this moment, Qin Wentian was as though he was at the center of the boundless starry space. The endless astral light was drawn towards his body, entering his soul, wanting to seep inside his astral gate. When the beams of astral light cascaded down, they didn’t act the same way they did in the past, and condense an astral soul. Because this time, Qin Wentian wanted not to simply condense an astral soul from a constellation, he wanted to do so for all the constellations, countless in number.
“RUMBLE!” Qin Wentian’s astral gate trembled violently. After that, even his soul was shuddering violently. An incomparably intense and piercing pain shot through Qin Wentian’s soul, wanting to explode it. Within his astral gate, a mixture of different beams of astral light frenziedly clashed against each other, as though they wanted to shatter the astral gate.
Was this a failure?
Qin Wentian silently mused. Such a bold conjecture, was this nothing but a foolish dream?
Yeah…there were so many experts in the world. Through the history of the Supreme Ancient Immortal Realms, how many supreme geniuses were there? Could it be that no one among them has attempted to do so before? Wasn’t there anyone who could break the restrictions imposed by this heaven and earth?
Was this the regulations of the Supreme Ancient Immortal Realms? For countless years from the past until now, was there no one who could break the regulations?
Qin Wentian was unwilling to accept this. If his soul shattered, even if he had cultivated the Undying Scripture, he wouldn’t be able to live either. But he was truly unwilling to accept this. He had been trying for over two hundred years yet each of his experiments ended in failure. In that case, how should one walk this path?
At this moment, Qin Wentian didn’t think about other things. He only thought of Godking Xi and the words his paternal grandfather told him. His grandfather believed that he would be able to do it, creating history.
For Godking Xi, he wanted to transcend everything. He was willing to pay any price, and even if he lost his body, he still wanted transcendence. He didn’t want to be restricted by the nine heavens, he wanted to dominate and control them.
Although he had failed in the end, his soul transformed into the tiny astral-being with a boundless starry space within it. He hoped that someone in the future generations would be able to accomplish what he did not.
Now, Qin Wentian was the one who inherited the tiny astral-being of Godking Xi.
If one wanted to transcend the nine heavens, they must do something unprecedented, do something no one in the past has ever done before. Now, he already had some insights and managed to walk until this point. He was unwilling to accept failure. Qin Wentian believed that the path he picked should be the correct one. His insights also shouldn’t be wrong. The only problem now was whether he dared to take the final step or not?
If he made a wrong move, he might consign himself to eternal condemnation, he would die and his dao would vanish.
Should he continue?
Qin Wentian felt a struggle in his heart.
“Godking Xi. The tiny astral-being your soul transformed into had once saved my life. If I die, I hope you would still be able to manifest your spirit and guard a wisp of my soul, saving it from complete death.” Qin Wentian seemed to be mumbling to himself. He had chosen to continue despite the violent shuddering of his soul.
If one wanted great fortune, they naturally had to take on great risks without fear. If he didn’t dare to take the final step, why was there a need to talk about transcendence? When he was young, he had already chosen to destroy his meridians so he could better walk his path of cultivation. And now, as a heavenly deity, since he knew that his path ought to be the correct one, why would he cower now? Why would he not dare to challenge the regulations set by this heaven and earth?
Boundless radiance from the countless constellations frenziedly flooded the astral gate in Qin Wentian’s soul.
At this moment, that astral gate of Qin Wentian seemed to contain the astral light from the multitude of constellations in the nine heavenly layers. In the interior of the astral gate, it resembled a starry space now. Huge explosive sounds rang out from within Qin Wentian’s soul, his astral gate shattered from not being large enough to contain the might of the constellations. His mind trembled, and in the depths of his soul, the ‘sky’ and ‘earth’ in there seemed to be split open. The pain was so severe that Qin Wentian directly fainted and lost consciousness. His body was still floating in the boundlessly vast starry space, as tiny and insignificant like a speck of dust.
Amidst the nine heavenly layers, and countless constellations of the boundless starry space, a figure that was like a speck of dust floated through the void aimlessly. No one discovered this. The starry space was just too large and vast. A corpse was nothing special, just a speck of dust.
This speck of dust was none other than Qin Wentian’s body. He didn’t know how long has he floated for or how long has he been asleep for.
Today, the little finger of the floating Qin Wentian trembled, it was like he regained a hint of consciousness. After a long time, his eyes finally opened, shining with a light as bright as the stars. He stared up at the sky before he stood up stably in the starry space.
“I’m still alive, I’m still alive!” Qin Wentian murmured as a smile appeared on his face. Being alive was undoubtedly a wondrous and beautiful thing.
His will entered his sea of consciousness in his soul and perceived his final astral gate. When his perception sensed the transformation within, Qin Wentian was completely stunned. He stood motionless for a very long time and finally, a radiant smile appeared on his face, filled with intoxicating satisfaction. He closed his eyes again and stretched his hands out, embracing the starry space.
“From today onwards, the boundless starry space, the countless constellations in the nine heavenly layers, can all be used by me.” In the starry space, Qin Wentian’s voice sounded ethereal, echoing through the void. Right now, beams of astral light from the multitude of constellations streamed towards him from all directions.
At this instant, Qin Wentian was no longer a speck of dust. The radiance from his body was as blinding as the constellations. When all the astral light from the ALL the constellations in the nine heavenly layers entered his body, he himself was like the brightest constellations in the starry space.
At this moment in the starry space, countless gazes involuntarily turned towards a certain direction, staring at the source of this radiance, the brightest constellation in the starry sky.