Another young monk: “?”
What kind of person is Master Tan Ji, the nine-times reincarnating monk. The Buddha who was born with the power of Mahayana, has long since gotten rid of the mortal shell, how can he fall asleep and snore??
“Master?” the young monk whispered.
Master Tan Ji slowly opened his eyes, rubbed his sleepy eyes, and asked the disciple doubtfully: “Master seems to be asleep?”
“Not only did I slept, but also snorted,” the young monk answered straightforwardly.
He has just been ordained and he is the youngest disciple of Master Tan Ji.
Master Tan Ji didn’t care about his disciple’s frankness. Rolling the string of Buddhist beads in his hands a few times, he then said: “Teacher had a dream.”
“A prophetic dream?” the young monk asked.
With Master Tan Ji’s skill, he suddenly fell asleep. It could only be because he realized the way of heaven and communicated with heaven and earth.
“No,” Master Tan Ji shook his head, “Teacher dreamed that I went up the mountain to collect medicine and brought back many untransformed spirit practitioners. Teacher set up a free clinic booth in front of a small temple and used the energy from these spirit practitioners to help the working people. Healing also lets these spirit practitioners accumulate merit and form.”
“How can spirit practitioners be willing to do this?” The young monk said.
Spiritual cultivators are born and cultivated from the earth. It is hard for them to survive until thousands of years without being picked by humans or beasts, avoid cultivators and monsters before transforming, and escape combat..
Master Tan Ji did not answer. He looked at the appearance of the little apprentice, and suddenly said: “Go pick a stick that is about the same height as a Zen stick, and then take off one sleeve and tie it around your waist.”
The young monk was puzzled, but He still did as Master Tan Ji ordered.
Before he was shaved bald, he used to be a magnate of the rivers and lakes, and is very muscular. When he wears a monk’s robe, none of this is revealed. Only half of his arms can be seen to see how developed each muscle is.
The young monk stood in front of Master Tan Jiwith a tall wooden stick, unlike a monk.
Master Tan Ji nodded with satisfaction: “Similar.”
“What is it like?” The young monk patted his head, wondering what happened to the master.
Master Tan Ji did not answer, but looked at the drizzle outside the temple: “Today is different from the past. Since the Tianzhu collapsed and the nine heavens merged into one, the last three days that originally condensed 80% of the world’s aura were destroyed. The aura is returned to the world. Even this spring drizzle contains unimaginable aura.”
“Yes.” The young monk nodded.
“It is easier for the spirit race to absorb aura than before, but it is also more difficult to transform.” Master Tan Ji said.
Spirit races are indeed born by nature, but before they become intellectual, they are easily targeted by other races, and often become medicinal materials for other people’s alchemy first. Occasionally, those who practice cultivation will owe a lot of karmic debt, and they will have to spend the rest of their lives to repay them.
After the collapse of the Tianzhu, Master Tan Ji has been thinking about what to do in the world, and how to avoid the world with excess spiritual energy from becoming an ancient battlefield again.
The dream of just now provided a new way of thinking for Master Tan Ji.
“Check and balance.” Master Tan Ji said.
He walked out of the temple in the rain and looked up at the plaque of the ruined temple. The spring rain washed away the dust on the plaque, revealing the words “Tanye Temple”.
Master Tan Ji looked at the three words, recalled the dream, and said to the disciple after a long time: “You and I stay here. Teacher will open a charity stall, you stay by teacher’s side to maintain the order of all visitors.”
“Charity? Here?” The young monk pointed to the empty and leaky temple.
“It’s here. After the rain stops, you can repair the temple with teacher.” Master Tan Ji blinked at his disciple. “After all, we are all ‘npc’.”
“Huh?” The young disciple was confused.
In “Nine Heavens” seeing the word “bug”, Dugu Zhuo fell silent in confusion.
Qingyuelove said to Long@Aotian: “Were you also stuck just now?”
“I think so,” Long@Aotian replied. “But the time has not changed, is it an illusion?”
“The game server is not yet stable. After all, it’s still in public beta , and there may be bugs.” Qingyuelove guessed.
Dugu Zhuo put away the jade slip, and his gaze fell on the two players following him. He didn’t want to be too much involved with players other than Ye Zhou. Now it seems that these two people are still useful.
He came to the door of Tanye Temple, picked up a branch, drawing a gourd on the ground, and crookedly wrote down “bug”.
The trailing Qingyuelove said: “Bug? Why are you writing this?”
Bug?1Dugu Zhuo doesn’t know English so he’s thinking of it as Chinese phonetics It turns out that what they just usedwas this term.
“Just now I also felt that time stopped for a while.” Dugu Zhuo added without a pause.
Long@Aotian: “It seems that everyone feels that it is really stuck. A holographic game can still freeze? Let me go offline, I will contact customer service to give feedback and suggest that they fix this bug as soon as possible.”
When he spoke, Dugu Zhuo began to gain some understanding of the word “bug”. In order to further determine the meaning, he asked: “Did you find any other bugs?”
“Your English is a little bit inaccurate,” Long@Aotian pointed to Dugu Zhuo’s writing on the ground. “Apart from the lag just now, I haven’t found any other problems. But you are more like a bug.”
Dugu Zhuo: “Me? Do I have any problems?”
Long@Aotian: “Just that a disposable item. Everyone is focused on grinding and leveling, but you can clear dozens of mobs in a second. Isn’t that a bug? What is the name of the one-time item you found? Send it me to see if the value is broken. If there is a problem, I’ll also report this prop as a bug.”
Problems, broken values, loopholes… Dugu Zhuo extracted key words.
Dugu Zhuo’s understanding is – as soon as an existence beyond the control of the rules is discovered, the rules will try to find and erase it. This is a bug.
He ignored Long@Aotian’s ask to send over props, turned around and walked outside the Tanye Temple. Long@Aotian quickly followed, muttering, “Don’t be so stingy. If you have a good prop, share it. By the way, share where you got it. Even if it’s a one-off, it’s not bad. The game has just started, and this powerful item is very valuable.”
Qingyuelove and Long@Aotian, one who was dazed by his appearance and the other who wanted news about a powerful item. The two of them followed Dugu Zhuo and left Tanye Temple like Siamese twins, with a black cat trailing behind them.
The black cat’s foot pads were very soft, and there was no sound when they stepped on the ground, so Qingyuelove and Long@Aotian did not find him.
Dugu Zhuo immediately noticed the demon qi, and picked it up, grabbing the black cat by the nape.
“Huh? When did the cat follow? Demon race?” Long@Aotian.
“Wow! What a cute kitten, can I pet you?” Qingyuelove said.
“Don’t think about touching me!” The black cat licked his paws. “It’s forbidden to molest players in-game. Of course, it’s okay for me to touch myself. Oh, I’m so cute.”
The black cat nudged his paw hard, revealing drunken eyes.
Qingyue lost interest in an instant, and said blankly, “You are too wretched, a waste a cute cat face.”
Long@Aotian doesn’t like cats very much, and he is very resistant to black cats. He is warily asked: “What are you doing following us?”
“Who’s following you, I’m following him.” The black cat twisted his body. Being held in Dugu Zhuo’s hand, it was a bit difficult to move. “I think when you just tried to test the old monk, it was very powerful at the time. Not only was it not punished, but also gained some clues, so I came over to ask if you have any upgrade methods for the monster race2Previously translated as demon. Technically, they describe things that have a beast/monster form initially and cultivate to gain a human one. I’ll use monster/demon interchangeably, since their form is like a ‘monster’ while their qi is more ‘demonic’.”
“Can’t the monster clan perform quest upgrades like us?” Qingyue asked.
The black cat bowed his head in frustration: “Hey, we can’t do all the tasks that the human race can do, and we can’t treat diseases and save people for experience like the spirit race. Low-level monsters can’t beat the mobs. It’s hard and hard to upgrade, you see. Just look at the level of the monsters on the rankings.”
Long@Aotian opened the rankings and screened out the monsters. Sure enough, he saw all the monsters were only level 1.
“I say, when I sent them a message for help, why didn’t I even get a reply for so long? It turned out to be only level 1!” Long@Aotian.
Dugu Zhuo said at the right time: “Seek help?”
Qingyue explained to him: “Before, the two of us thought you were a boss, so we asked our teammates for help. The message was sent nowhere.3Term she uses is a rock falling in the deep ocean, namely no response It seems that they haven’t found a way to upgrade the monster race yet.”
“In the keyboard era, no matter which race one is, the tasks are the same. Many changes have happened after the upgrade.” The black cat sighed. “I reached an agreement with a player to let him take me along. I thought I could upgrade, but I didn’t expect to be killed by a monk. There is no place for me to upgrade in Tanye Temple. I have to find another way.”
Dugu Zhuo put down the frowning black cat, thinking about the monster race he had encountered before.
Some monster races concentrate on cultivation and absorb the essence of the sun and moon, and the cultivation speed is a bit slower. Other demon races confuse humans and absorb human qi. Their cultivation is very fast, but the lightning catastrophe will also be more difficult.
Dugu Zhuo said to the black cat: “The monster race should increase its strength by bathing in the moonlight. If you can get a set of cultivation methods, it will be faster. Of course, you can also try to confuse humans.”
“I actually have a talent called ‘Charm’ that’s useless for mobs. There is also a “Moon Worship Technique” training skill, but the game started at 8 o’clock in the morning, and I haven’t seen the moon yet.” The black cat replied.
He thought for a while, jumped onto an ordinary NPC on the side of the Tanye Temple, displayed the “Charm” skill, and whispered “meow” at that person.
The man immediately hugged the black cat as if he had lost his soul, sucked hard at the cat’s fur, and fell down helplessly.
“Huh? I leveled up! Up to level 5 all of a sudden!” Black cat said happily, “It turns out that the demon’s talent is to absorb the essence of NPCs to upgrade. The upgrade speed is really fast. I’m going to find humans…”
Before the words finished, the monk in front of the Tanye Temple got a Zen stick from nowhere and slammed it heavily on the black cat. The protector monk shouted: “Gan! Bold evildoer, dare to kill people in front of the Tanye Temple!”
Black cat:” …… ”
Turns out races also have to choose their leveling spots, the Tanye Temple is an anti-demon location!
Just trying to imagine a narcissistic cat cracks me up.
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- 1Dugu Zhuo doesn’t know English so he’s thinking of it as Chinese phonetics
- 2Previously translated as demon. Technically, they describe things that have a beast/monster form initially and cultivate to gain a human one. I’ll use monster/demon interchangeably, since their form is like a ‘monster’ while their qi is more ‘demonic’
- 3Term she uses is a rock falling in the deep ocean, namely no response