Chapter 239 Summoning The Living Spirits
Since they couldn’t ride horses anymore, they left most of their horses behind and went through the mountains with only two horses.
After that, Yuan Yuan was carried by Mrs. Guo all the time. When Mrs. Guo got tired of carrying, the men took turns carrying her.
The longer they walked, the slower their speed.
At first, everyone was worried that Tang Li and Qi Yihan would not be able to tolerate the harsh condition. Unexpectedly, the two of them looked very relaxed.
They walked for another day before finding a cave to rest for the night.
The others were making fire in the cave, ready to make something to eat. Tang Li and Qi Yihan stood outside the cave and looked at the forest that went as far as the eyes could see. Qi Yihan said, “This is pretty much a primitive forest. There should be a lot of ferocious beasts roaming around at night.”
Tang Li nodded. After thinking for a while, she said, “Mrs. Guo said that this place is not far from the place where Yuan Yuan lost her soul. I’ll ask the living creatures here later to see if I can get any clues about Yuan Yuan’s soul.”
“However, when I do that, I will definitely attract some ghosts. Stay in the cave with them. Some ghosts are very fierce and will hurt people.”
Qi Yihan looked at her and frowned. “Will they hurt you too?”
“Nope.” Tang Li gave him an assuring smile. “Actually, I will let the Kylins feed on the ghosts and when we get back, the two little ones will grow a lot.”
Qi Yihan thought for a moment before agreeing.
After dinner, Tang Li told the others her plan.
Mrs. Guo was a little excited. “Mrs. Qi, can you summon spirits here?”.
“I’ll try my luck. Besides, even if I accidentally summon ghosts, I can also ask them if they’ve seen Yuan Yuan’s soul.”
“Alright, alright! Stay safe.” “Yeah.”
After setting up a field at the entrance of the cave, Tang Li walked out alone.
The moment she went out, she called out to the Kylins.
The two little ones flew beside her. When they heard that she was going to ask spirits, Linlin said excitedly, “Master, then Qiqi and I will protect you later. If anyone wants to hurt you while you’re asking the spirits, we’ll burn them into roasted meat.”
Ever since he had the fire-breathing skill, Qiqi and Linlin had been looking for a chance to showcase their power.
After finding an empty space, Tang Li stopped.
The moon tonight was not bad, but there were towering trees everywhere, blocking the moonlight. Though it’s an open space, there were only a few rays of moonlight that scattered on the ground. Tang Li, however, was very satisfied with this place. She quickly cast a spell with her hands.
A moment later, countless specks of light emitted from the soil under her feet, then turned into specks of light that scattered in all directions.
At this moment, she was standing there surrounded by a fluorescent light. Her beautiful face carried a sense of holiness, like that of a god, high and unapproachable. It was as if with a word from her, everything in the world would bow down to her.
Wherever the fluorescent light went, all the creatures started to respond, emitting specks of green light from their bodies as a response.
At that moment, Tang Li spoke. Her voice was quiet, but it spread far. “I’m here to find the soul of Guo’s daughter. If you know anything, please tell me. I’ll reward you handsomely.”
After she finished speaking, the trees and animals around her seemed to be responding. The trees moved in the windless night, and the sounds of various animals came from all directions.
Of course, this light also attracted the demons and ghosts nearby.
Many demons and ghosts slowly approached her.
“What a powerful spiritual Qi. If I can possess this spiritual energy, I will definitely be the lord of this area.”
“I’m tired of being ghosts. If I absorb this spiritual Qi, I will be able to reincarnate into a human.”
When the demons approached Tang Li, the two Kylins quickly breathed fire to deal with them.
Soon, these demons and ghosts were burnt by the divine fire. Their wails and howls echoed through the quiet night.
Tang Li waved her hand in the air, and the image of Yuan Yuan when she was young appeared. She continued to ask all the mountain spirits, “Take a look. Have you seen this soul before?”
The mountain spirits started discussing.
“I’ve never seen her before. If I had seen such a cute girl, I would definitely remember her.” “I think I have, but at the same time I don’t think I have.”
“I think I saw her soul a few years back, but it soon drifted away.”
“Really? Not that I can remember.”
“That’s because she only stayed here for a few hours. You just happened to be sleeping.”
“Are you positive? According to my memory, the girl who came a few years ago was much older than this one.”
Out of blue, the living spirits started arguing.
Tang Li felt speechless and quickly stopped them. “Show me the image you’ve seen. I’ll know if it’s true or not.”
Only then did the living spirits stop. Those who said they had seen the girl let out images.
Tang Li looked at images one by one. When she saw one of them, she was delighted. “This is it.”
The one who saw Yuan Yuan’s soul was a tree spirit that was hundreds of years old. He was especially happy that Tang Li could turn the tables on him.
Tang Li asked, “Tell me about what happened then. How long did she stay here and where did she go?”
Tree Spirit said, “Six years ago, I saw this little girl’s soul drifting around here. She looked especially weak at that time. I even asked her to rest under my branches, but soon she was blown away by a gust of wind.”
Tang Li frowned. “Blown to where?”
“I don’t know about that. It seemed to be quite far away. However, as soon as she was gone, I saw two people who specialize in catching souls wandering around nearby. That little girl must have been captured by them.”
Tang Li quickly asked, “What do they look like?”
Tree Spirit showed Tang Li the images of the two people.
Tang Li noted it down and thanked them. At the same time, she gave them some rewards. When she was about to call the Kylins, who were chasing after the demons, back to the jade, a black smoke that looked like a rope coiled around her waist.
Tang Li dodged to the side and then dodged another black smoke that was coming at her.
Then, more black smoke ropes appeared from nowhere.
Looking at the black ropes, she snorted and threw a talisman in the air, instantly dispersing the black ropes.
In the next moment, a man with long hair and a handsome face walked out of the darkness with a black paper fan.
There was a mole at the corner of the man’s left eye, and his eyes were deep and alluring.
As he walked, he said with a smile, “I didn’t expect such a beautiful girl to be so powerful.”