The huge formation immediately broke into pieces.
However, the Human Corpse in the Greater Success Stage of the Nine Heavens Supreme Realm was knocked a few hundred steps back by the reflective force too.
"Three Emperors Formation!"
Three figures landed in front of Qin Nan. They were holding a sword, a saber, and a hammer respectively. They established a mystical formation while emitting mystical auras.
Qin Nan was dumbfounded.
"The Heaven-Slaying Sect?"
Xiang Tianqi, Lu Qingyin, and the others were startled too.
It turned out that not long after Qin Nan entered the first Sacred Area, Qiu Hong and the others were sent here by the Beast Hide Drawing. They had been hiding close to the Immortal-Slaying River until Qin Nan showed up. They had been following his trail ever since.
However, they managed to keep a low profile and concealed their presence.
The Illusionary Dao Formation and the Three Emperors Formation were both taught by the Beast Hide Drawing, so they could lend Qin Nan a hand in the nick of time!
The Human Corpse let out a furious roar before charging forward again!
Meanwhile, outside the terrifying tomb...
Feng Wuheng utilized the tricks left by the Second Immortal in the fight against the Heaven Corpse. Jiang Ni, Nie Wufeng, Su Nu, and the Exceptional Geniuses joined hands and used their trump cards against the Earth Corpse too!
The restless sky was soon filled with lightning strikes. A sea of lightning descended upon the world and shone brightly upon the land.
Following a deafening blast, a magnificent mountain appeared above the tomb. It was ninety-nine thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine zhang tall. It was emitting a brilliant glow.
A faint aura began to spread across the place.
"The sky is turning into a sea!"
"Ninety-nine thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine zhang, it's the Supreme Mountain!"
"The guy who claimed the Exquisite Immortal Lamp is going to achieve the Nine Heavens Supreme Realm on it!"
The cultivators were dumbfounded.
Li Baiye's bold decision had shocked them. The Ancient Taboo had revealed its conspiracy, yet the man was still going to attempt the breakthrough here. All his efforts might be in vain if the process was intervened by the slightest!
"He must be rather extraordinary to be able to claim the Exquisite Immortal Lamp, yet he still wants to achieve the Nine Heavens Supreme Realm here? I shall take him out first..."
The Heaven Corpse's eyes emitted a murderous aura.
However, before it could make its move, Li Baiye reached the peak of the Supreme Mountain with a flicker. His cultivation immediately skyrocketed.
The Greater Success Stage of the Peerless Ruler Realm!
The Perfect Stage of the Peerless Ruler Realm!
It did not end there. His eyes began to trigger countless rare phenomena, with cries of dragons echoing in the sky.
Countless golden dragons with mystical auras suddenly emerged from the rift as if several gates had flung open. They dived into Li Baiye's body.
His flesh underwent tremendous changes. Wisps of strong auras of the Nine Heavens Supreme Realm surged in all directions.
"How did he reach the top of the Supreme Mountain with a single step?"
The cultivators could not believe their eyes.
Normally, a cultivator would have to climb the Supreme Mountain from the bottom. Every step they took would trigger a great calamity to hinder their advance.
Besides, how did his cultivation suddenly reach the Greater Success Stage and the Perfect Stage of the Peerless Ruler Realm?
Most people were unaware that Li Baiye was only in the Early Stage of the Peerless Ruler Realm previously. Otherwise, they would be even more dumbfounded.
Yet, it did not end there either!
The Great Dao of the Heavens and Earth became restless as mystical and demonic chants echoed in everyone's ears.
Pieces of transparent crystals began to fall from the sky into Li Baiye's body. He began to emit a shocking Dao glow.
"HAHAHA, he has achieved the Nine Heavens Supreme Realm and perfected the Dao with a single thought! The Ancient Taboo even brought the Exquisite Immortal Lamp as a part of your conspiracy, yet you've let a cultivator altered his destiny instead! How amusing!"
Feng Wuheng burst out laughing.
Blue veins surfaced on the Heaven Corpse's forehead, yet there was nothing it could do to stop Li Baiye who had waited a thousand years for this moment!
Meanwhile, inside the tomb...
Even though the Beast Hide Drawing had come up with a careful plan to guarantee Qin Nan's safety, Qiu Hong and his men could only boost their cultivation to the peak Peerless Ruler Realm after using some secret techniques. There was still too big of a gap between their strength and the Human Corpse's strength.
A few moments later, the Three Emperors Formation and various artifacts they were using were shattered into pieces!
"Run, you don't stand a chance against it!" Qin Nan yelled.
Qiu Hong and his men did not budge. They charged at the Human Corpse fearlessly, but their bodies were torn into pieces too.
Qin Nan's heart shuddered.
However, the pieces began to combine together at an extremely slow pace.
The Beast Hide Drawing had put in a lot of effort to train them, thus they would not be killed so easily.
However, it also meant no one was around to stop the Human Corpse!
"Hehe, so what if the Heaven-Slaying Sect is helping you?" Xiang Tianqi's eyes flickered with disdain.
The Human Corpse began to accumulate its strength again.
In the nick of time, a peerless sword glow slashed at the Human Corpse, whether it was because luck had always been on Qin Nan's side, or perhaps the extra luck which Meng Jiugong had granted him was coming into effect.
The Human Corpse threw a fist at the sword glow. It was surprisingly knocked back by the impact.
"Who is it again this time?" Xiang Tianqi was startled.
A figure holding an ancient sword descended from the sky. Its aura in the Early Stage of the Nine Heavens Supreme Realm shocked the crowd.
"Li Baiye? You've achieved the Nine Heavens Supreme Realm?" Qin Nan was startled.
Li Baiye glanced at Qin Nan and said, "I've been preparing for this for a thousand years, I've met many Exceptional Geniuses, yet only one is worthy to be considered exceptional. Besides, you've helped me once too."
"Now that I've achieved the Nine Heavens Supreme Realm, I shall make it an exception by destroying the evil with my Qingfeng just this once!"
Following it, he hovered above the Human Corpse as wisps of sword intents accumulated before surging at the Human Corpse like an immortal stream.
The Human Corpse fought back with everything it had.
The sound of explosions filled the entire battlefield.