Chapter 150: Wearing Female Clothes Can Improve My Providence?
The female clothes were one of the treasures Shen Tian had obtained from the three stone boxes that he and his company came across at the Celestial Water Immortal Abode.
Out of the three boxes, the first box contained the Archeon Sea Ring, which held millions of Spirit Stones.
The third box contained the First Essence Heavy Water, ranked 11th on the Absolute Water List. It was extremely heavy, but at the same time, Shen Tian also benefited the most from it.
And the second box contained this light blue female armor set, which Shen Tian was holding now, as well as a light blue whip.
The whip was of such a high grade that even though Shen Tian had reached the Foundation Establishment stage, he still could not proclaim ownership of the whip with his blood.
However, the light blue armor’s grade was still within the ranks of a spirit artifact—even though it was of supreme-grade—and Shen Tian could use it.
In fact, this suit’s defense capabilities were even more superior than the Black Tortoise Helmet.
If Shen Tian wore this armor suit, the chances of him staying alive should be greatly increased.
The problem was… Shen Tian always saw himself as a red-blooded hunk, and he was the Divine Firmament Saint too.
How could he wear a lady’s armor!?
If he was seen and news of him wearing a girl’s suit was made known to others, how would he be able to stay on in Eastern Wilderness anymore?
There’s even a possibility that the Divine Firmament’s Sacred Leader and all the elders might feel too humiliated, that they would crush Shen Tian on the spot!
A tremor ran through Shen Tian’s body as the scene enacted itself in his mind’s eye.
No, I am not a crossdresser!
I am not one who will do such things!
I will rather die than wear this!
Just when Shen Tian made up his mind, he witnessed another bout of lightning strike down at Lu Ji.
Remnants of the lightning splattered across the whole valley.
Unfortunately, a few of these lightning remnants came shooting straight at the place where Shen Tian was hiding.
Shen Tian started to have doubts about his whole existence again.
…Maybe the green halo on top of my head is fake?
How could it be that even though he no longer had a black halo, he was still so unlucky?
Different spots of lightning landed on the ground near Shen Tian’s hiding spot, and their prowess spread through the ground’s surface.
Shen Tian could feel clearly how that powerful lightning ran through his whole body—that immense voltage almost took his life!
He immediately activated the Tinder Sutra and Five Heavenly Lightning Cultivation Technique in a desperate attempt to absorb the heavenly tribulation’s divine lightning remnants.
Meanwhile, the Mixed Divine Lightning mark on his glabella shone ever more brightly as the divine lightning merged into his body as if it had come across some nourishing supplements.
Yet, no matter how fast Shen Tian tried to absorb this lightning, he could not digest all of it. After all, this was lightning that would determine the transcendence of a Saint-level creature!
Depressed, Shen Tian felt that if this situation continued, there was a high chance he would become a literal roasted ‘Saint’ by the end of Lu Ji’s heavenly tribulation.
At this point, Lu Ji exclaimed in a furious tone, “Damn it! This is not the Four-Nine Tribulation, but the Six-Nine Tribulation!”
Yes—as Lu Ji was a spectacular vine among her species in the whole of this world, and her capabilities far exceeded any normal Soul Formation cultivator, the Heavens had decided to ‘bestow’ her with more than four lightning tribulations for her heavenly tribulation.
It would be a Six-Nine Tribulation!
She had already gone through four lightning tribulations—Metal, Fire, Wood, and Water—and right now, she was about to face the V Divine Lightning (Earth) tribulation.
This V Divine Lightning transformed into a QIlin that was hundreds of meters in height, and it was obviously mightier than all the Divine Lightning Lu Ji had encountered previously.
Each of its scales gleamed under the daylight, and it looked so realistic that one couldn’t tell that this creature was a made-up avatar from lightning.
If not for the fact that the Heavenly Tribulation was still taking place, many people would most probably treat it as a real Qilin beast.
“The Six-Nine Tribulation is more powerful than the previous lightning tribulation. All this is so unfair to me!”
Lu Ji narrowed her eyes to a slit and started thrashing her enormous vines around while charging toward the Qilin!
Needless to say, this Qilin, which was made up by the fifth Divine Lightning, possessed the prowess of a real holy beast. It was insanely strong.
A Saint from the human race would probably fall to their demise after a few exchanges with this beast. But that was not the case for a Divine Devouring Vine. This species had indeed lived up to its reputation of being ranked 9th on the Spiritual Wood List, and so great were its talents at fighting that Lu Ji actually managed to be on par with this Qilin.
Moreover, within the five elements, ‘Wood’ was supposed to be able to overcome ‘Earth’. So, it also seemed logical that Lu Ji could be on par with this Qilin.
During the battle, several vines were being bitten and torn apart by the Qilin. Milky white juice sprayed across the whole of the valley.
Shen Tian took some of the juice, refined it, and absorbed it into his body. His injuries got healed quickly.
It was obvious that this juice was great medicine for healing injuries, and this was a priceless treasure…
But back to the battle—it seemed like Lu Ji was not losing out to the Mighty Qilin V in any time to come, as she lashed out whip after whip at the beast.
Every time the vines hit the Qilin, bits of golden lightning would be strewn downward, and they would blast up the place.
However, what made Shen Tian absolutely resigned was the fact that this Mighty Qilin V’s lightning had even stronger electroconductivity on the ground than the other previous lightning.
As soon as the lightning hit the ground near him, he would be frizzled—in fact, Shen Tian’s hair was now sizzling with lightning.
Shen Tian could feel that he was reaching his limit. He wouldn’t be able to continue holding out if this situation continued any further.
At that moment, Lu Ji lashed out the last whip, and its vines stuck deep into the Qilin’s throat.
With an enormous tug and pull, the vine cut the whole Qilin’s head clean off and flung it across the valley!
The lightning Qilin gave a loud shriek of pain and transformed into a spear, sticking itself into Lu Ji’s gigantic main vine!
The Divine Devouring Vine’s main vine cracked apart. This injury was so serious that the Mother Vine was almost cut clean through its waist.
Meanwhile, the Qilin’s head transformed into a golden lightning rain and shot toward the valley!
At the moment, Shen Tian was too stupefied for words.
A thought flashed past his mind, This demon is really bent on killing me!
Shen Tian looked up at the terrible lightning coming straight at him, gnashed his teeth, and made a decision.
There’s no other choice!
He put on that light blue armor and started activating all his power.
Immediately, a pale blue screen appeared in front of Shen Tian.
Shen Tian, who now wore the light blue armor suit and the Phoenix Feather Mask, displayed a graceful and elegant silhouette as he stood up from behind the boulder.
He had now stacked up his defensive skills to the fullest he could get.
In his hands, he held up the middle-grade spirit artifact, Black Tortoise Shield.
This Black Tortoise Shield cast a light screen, which was the outermost protection skill for Shen Tian. It was his first line of defense and could fend off some of the residual lightning that dropped onto the valley.
The second line of defense was the Heavy Water Black Tortoise Armor that Shen Tian conjured up from the Five Heavenly Lightning Cultivation Technique skill.
Behind this armor, it would be the supreme-grade spirit artifact, Celestial Water Armor. Though it was giving off rays of gentle bright light, it actually helped to block off the majority of the Divine Lightning.
If all the three lines of defense were unable to protect him, there was still a fourth line of defense—the Black Tortoise Helmet.
Almost nobody else in this cultivation world could stack up so many defense armors and skills.
This was because cultivators had limited Spirit Qi—who would use all of their power only for defense?
Moreover, defense-type spirit artifacts were not like some commonplace cabbages—one must realize that a greater amount of materials were required to make defense-type spirit artifacts.
This meant that they were more expensive than attack-type weapons!
Unless one owned a whole ore by themselves… Or else who could spend all their resources only on defense?
In any case, one should congratulate Shen Tian for overcoming his emotional hurdle and putting on the armor suit at last.
Since he had stacked his defense to the greatest available level, Shen Tian now felt he had the utmost confidence in facing the lightning tribulation!
Yet to his surprise, the dotted gold-colored divine lightning no longer landed at places near where he stood. Most of them landed on spots that were tens of meters away, and only a few lightning sparks landed near him.
And handling all that splattering effect due to the lightning was just a piece of cake.
All at once, Shen Tian felt that he had been tricked into wearing female clothes.
It was then that a sense of relaxation washed over him. Shen Tian almost felt like he could float up in the air!
What!? So this is the feeling of wearing female clothes?
Shen Tian stopped himself in his thoughts.
Nope, this cannot be! Something’s wrong here!
A flash of inspiration struck Shen Tian, and he finally remembered—this feeling of deep relaxation was not a first experience for him.
In fact, every time his providence improved, he would have such a feeling.
At that thought, Shen Tian quickly took out a mirror from his bosom pocket.
He was stunned as he saw the halo on his head.
But… it cannot be!
Previously I had been predicting fortuitous opportunities for others, and my providence halo had already transformed into a deep green color.
But why did it turn back to lush green again? Does it mean that my providence could still worsen?
It was then that Shen Tian realized—perhaps all this was due to the fact that he had made a breakthrough in his cultivation due to the Tinder Sutra.
In the cultivation world, the Tinder Sutra was rumored to be a cursed cultivation technique. People who cultivated this technique would become ill-fated.
Although Shen Tian had seen Heavenly Venerable Azure Lotus’s providence halo, which was flecked with black spots, he was still having doubts about this rumor’s authenticity.
Yet now, he believed that this rumor might really have some truth to it. Otherwise, there was no other explanation as to why his providence had turned worse.
No wonder that even though I was aiming for the city, I ended up being trapped in this valley and had to hide within bushes.
So it was all due to the Tinder Body-Tempering Art. Sigh… Now my halo is not that green again.
However, his providence worsening was just one of the questions that Shen Tian was feeling so puzzled over.
What made him really surprised was that now, his providence halo was transforming once again!
That lush-green halo started to darken, and it was turning back to a deep-green color!
In fact, it turned into an even deeper shade of green than before. It was now as dark a green as possible, and it looked extremely vibrant.
…Well, I can still understand that my providence worsened due to cultivating the Tinder Sutra. But how come it’s improving again?
Surely… It can’t be that wearing female clothes can improve my providence, right!?