“Sharkwood! What mysterious place did you say just now?” Lei Xiu asked doubtfully.
“It’s like this. This place was accidentally discovered by our clansmen many years ago. That place looks exactly the same as other places on the surface, but once we approach that place, we can clearly feel the gathering of the underwater elements. Moreover, the energy is very strong and pure. Every time our clansmen go there, we only dare to absorb a little bit of its energy.”
“However, that alone is enough for our clansmen to train for a very long time. Thus, our clansmen will stay there and absorb energy. However, the closer we get to the central region, the stronger the pressure we will feel.”
“So our Razor Tiger Shark Clan chose that place as our habitat, and it was precisely because of this that our Sharp Tiger Shark Clan was able to become the overlord of this sea region in a short few years.” Sharkwood spoke slowly.
“Oh? There’s such a magical place in the world…” Lei Xiu muttered to himself..
“Alright! Bring me there tomorrow!” Lei Xiu said to Sharkwood.
He was now interested in the place Sharkwood had mentioned. Regardless of whether it was a suitable place for the Ocean Tree to live, Lei Xiu planned to take a look.
However, they could only go tomorrow because the sky gradually darkened and the sun disappeared from the horizon. The clouds in the sky turned red and were extremely beautiful!
The small island was very peaceful at night. The island was enveloped by moonlight and covered with a thin layer of silver gauze. Everything looked very beautiful.
The moonlight shone on the surface of the sea, causing ripples to appear from time to time. However, the sea at night was not as peaceful as it seemed.
Nighttime was when most of the creatures at the bottom of the sea came out to look for food, so it was inevitable that battles would break out. Furthermore, once night fell, most of the creatures at the bottom of the sea would become agitated. This was also the reason why Lei Xiu decided to go the next day when he saw that it was getting late.
Everyone on the island returned to their rooms to rest.
As time passed, the moon in the sky was gradually replaced by the rising sun. The morning sun shone on the island and the temperature gradually rose. A new day had arrived!
Early in the morning, Lei Xiu, Mo Nian, and Sharkwood gathered together.
“Island Master! We’ll be leaving then!” Mo Nian and the rest waved their hands.
“Alright! All of you must remember to prioritize your own lives! Don’t do anything risky!” Lei Xiu said sternly.
“Got it! Hehe!” Mo Nian and the rest immediately made a face and left.
Lei Xiu shook his head helplessly. That’s right, he had sent Mo Nian and the others to continue searching for other mermaids. Although the strength of the island was constantly increasing and he had many things to do, he did not forget that Mermaid Island needed more mermaids.
Lei Xiu watched as Mo Nian gradually left before turning to Sharkwood and saying, “Sharkwood! Call your clansmen and we’ll go take a look at the mysterious place you mentioned yesterday!”
“Yes! Island Master!” Sharkwood hurriedly went to call his clansmen.
“That place is at the bottom of the ocean. How am I supposed to get there…?” Lei Xiu said to himself.
[Ding! Detected host’s willingness, host may choose to purchase Water Repelling Pearls.]
At this moment, the system’s voice sounded in his mind.
Hence, Lei Xiu turned on the system and saw a little bead emitting blue light. He looked at the introduction beside the little bead.
The Water Repelling Pearl… when held in one’s hand, would create a barrier around the user at the bottom of the sea, isolating the user from the outside seawater. It would also resist the water pressure at the bottom of the sea, allowing the user to do the same at the bottom of the sea as on land without worrying about oxygen issues.
“Water Repelling Pearl! That’s great! I don’t have to worry anymore!” Lei Xiu shouted happily.
Lei Xiu looked at the price next to him and instantly felt bitter.
One Water Repelling Pearl cost 5000 gold coins! Furthermore, this Water Repelling Pearl was a one-time use item!
“Five thousand it is then…” With a wave of his hand, a small bead emitting blue light appeared.
Although it was a little expensive, Lei Xiu was not stingy when it came to the Ocean Tree.
“So this is the Water Repelling Pearl… It’s very magical…” Lei Xiu muttered as he looked at the small pearl in his hand. The pearl was cold to the touch, and when he held it in his hand, his heart was at peace. His restless heart would also quiet down.
“Island Master! I’ve already called for my clansmen!” Just as Lei Xiu was about to carefully examine the pearl, Sharkwood’s voice resounded from nearby.
“Alright! Since it’s like that, then let’s not delay and set out right now!” Lei Xiu spoke loudly as he gazed at the distant sea, and his eyes were filled with boundless anticipation.
“Island Master! Come up!” Sharkwood said with his back facing Lei Xiu.
At this moment, Lei Xiu could not help but marvel at the power of the system. Subduing the Razor Tiger Sharks in advance could help him find a suitable place for the Ocean Tree to be grown. Only a species like the Razor Tiger Sharks could carry Lei Xiu into the sea. This was something that a petite mermaid could never do!
“Let’s go!” Lei Xiu climbed onto the back of Sharkwood and said excitedly.
Thus, a shiver of Razor Tiger Sharks advanced quickly in one direction.
This part of the sea was huge. Lei Xiu rode on Sharkwood’s back for a few hours. Lei Xiu looked at the boundless sea around him and couldn’t help but think deeply.
“Where was I born? I’m still a prince…” Thinking to himself, Lei Xiu shook his head and temporarily abandoned his thoughts.
At present, Lei Xiu did not need to go in search of other continents. He was living quite well in this sea region, and he was originally sent here anyway.
“Island Master! We’re almost there!” Sharkwood’s voice interrupted Lei Xiu’s thoughts and pulled him back into reality.
“Island Master! It’s just up ahead. When we reach there, we still need to dive down. Island Master, you…” Sharkwood said worriedly.
“Oh? I know what you’re worried about. Don’t worry, I have my ways! Just bring me along and dive down!” Lei Xiu said slowly.
“Okay!” Although he was still worried if the Island Master could withstand the water pressure below, he did not dare to disobey Lei Xiu.
Just like that, they dived into the seabed. Lei Xiu had already taken out the Water Repelling Pearl when Sharkwood first mentioned the location. Instantly, a blue barrier appeared around Lei Xiu, blocking the seawater from entering and resisting the water pressure from the seabed.
Sharkwood was also extremely shocked. He was already prepared to help Lei Xiu resist the underwater pressure, but he never expected that Lei Xiu actually had his ways. This made Sharkwood even more curious about his Island Master.
“Island Master! We’ve arrived, it’s here!” After diving for a period of time, Sharkwood looked towards a direction and spoke.
Lei Xiu pondered for a moment before saying, “As expected, I can’t see anything unusual… You guys guard here, I’ll go take a look!”
As Lei Xiu got closer and closer to the center, the water pressure and energy around him also became stronger and stronger!
Lei Xiu did not seem troubled by the sudden increase in water pressure and energy. Instead, he shouted excitedly.
This was because the surroundings were extremely suitable for the growth of the Seed of the Ocean Tree!
“I’ll plant it here!” Lei Xiu said to himself.