OMF V9C250 It Didn’t Matter Much

Jing Yi and Xiao Dong had no idea what was going on or who An Rong even was but they also didn’t feel that they should get involved in this matter. Thus, both of them kept quiet.

Fei Bai Mu glanced at them, wondering if maybe she should bring this to Jing Yi’s attention in the hope that he would tell Qiu Ling about it and maybe even Leng Jin Yu when he returned to the immortal realm. In the end though, she didn’t do it.

Even Xin Lan hadn’t been able to do anything about that person. Why did she think that either of these two would be able to do something? No, it would be better not to involve more people in this. In fact, as long as An Rong stopped paying attention to Hua Lin Yu, it wasn’t important.

Xiao Yu would never go back to the demonic ancestor’s poisonous herb garden and she didn’t think that An Rong would come out on his own if he was busy conducting some kind of experiment in there. Yes, she just needed to believe in that.

With all of them being caught up in their own thoughts, nobody spoke, and the topic was abandoned. Soon enough, they reached the foot of the cliff, standing at the ground of the chasm.

Shen An De looked over to the beguiling night tree and couldn’t help but remember what had happened with Jing Yi back then. His expression turned a bit subtle and he felt that he finally understood just why Jing Yi had looked at him the way he did earlier. Although he wasn’t quite sure why he would.

After doing it once, did he really think that he would be able to do it a second time? Not to mention that apparently, he had ascended. These fruits wouldn’t hit him the way they had back then. And even if he had another vision, he didn’t think that would be a problem.

Hua Lin Yu curiously looked at the tree as well. “Is that the beguiling night tree?” He had spent so much time studying in the Jian Yi Sect that he was pretty familiar with a lot of things, not to mention the time he had spent traveling with Xin Lan. The beguiling night tree was something that had trouble growing in the mortal realm so even though he had read about it, he hadn’t seen one in real life before. Now, that he finally got the chance, he couldn’t help but be curious.

Fei Bai Mu felt a headache when he asked about that. “It is. The Hei Dian Sect might be the only place in the mortal realm that is able to grow one like this that continuously bears fruit.”

Shen An De nodded, feeling that there was no problem to admit to that. “Yes, the conditions here are very good. If you want a fruit, just say so.”

Hua Lin Yu looked interested but Fei Bai Mu immediately shook her head. “Under no circumstances.”

Hua Lin Yu was surprised when his Master refused this vehemently and couldn’t help but give her a puzzled look.

Fei Bai Mu felt that she had been put in a hard place. She knew about Hua Lin Yu’s background as a god on a trial. Xin Lan had told her after all. She definitely couldn’t let him eat any kind of fruit or herbs that could stimulate his subconscious to the point where he might be able to remember anything. That just didn’t seem like a good idea. “Well, there aren’t that many. They should be left for the disciples of the Hei Dian Sect, no?”

Shen An De raised his brows, suddenly curious. “You know, I’m the Grandmaster of the sect. I really wouldn’t mind giving one or two away. It can actually be quite enlightening to eat one.” At that, he couldn’t help but look at Jing Yi, giving a faint smile. “Jing Yi could tell you about his experience with that.”

Hua Lin Yu turned to look at him, now even more curious. He could understand why his Master would not want them to take away anything from the disciples of the Hei Dian Sect that was this valuable but he really wanted to give it a try. If he couldn’t, then he at least wanted to know what Jing Yi had to say about this.

Jing Yi smiled wryly, feeling that his previous guess had been right after all. Grandmaster Shen liked to play pranks on youngsters after all. Feeling that he definitely couldn’t let Fei Bai Mu’s disciple walk into this as unprepared as he had been, he didn’t hold anything back. “Well, you should be careful with that. After I ate one, I was unconscious for a long time. It really shocked my lover back then.”

Hua Lin Yu’s eyes widened but after a moment, he felt that he understood why. “Your level probably wasn’t very high, right?”

Jing Yi nodded. “True. Grandmaster Shen also said back then that it was probably because of that. He just forgot to warn me about it beforehand.”

Hua Lin Yu gave a hum but he wasn’t too worried. Anyway, he was a talent and his own level couldn’t be considered low. He didn’t think that there should be a problem if he ate one of them. “Then, what about the vision you had? Was it worth it?”

If you asked any other person about this, this question really wouldn’t mean much. Anyway, visions were something that was seen as good luck in the cultivation world because they were able to open your eyes to many things. But in Jing Yi’s case, things were different.

Was it worth it? He had asked himself the same question before but had consciously decided not to try and answer it. After all, there was no good way to do that. His life had gone awry so much after that point.

But then, the vision hadn’t been the cause of that. No, that had happened long before. At the end of the day, maybe that vision hadn’t changed much. Maybe no matter what Grandmaster Shen would’ve done, things still would have played out the same way. After all, he would always be Jing He’s reincarnation and Qiu Ling always would’ve been at his side. So what did it matter, really?

He looked up at the beguiling night tree that seemed almost black all over. “I don’t think I can really answer that question. It was … weird, but maybe that was because I didn’t know what to expect. I had no idea what was happening. Then after that, it caused some problems in my relationship at first. In the end, it helped me to understand something. But I guess it wouldn’t have mattered much if it hadn’t happened.”

Yes, as strange as it was, maybe this was really the best way to put it. Every single episode of his life didn’t matter too much if you looked at them on their own. It was only if you put all of them together that they led to the current point in his life. And if you exchanged one of them, the result probably wouldn’t have been much different, only varying in the details that had led to this outcome. The end result would be the same though.

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