Heaven Vault, in the astral river of space and time, the body of the Godking of the Western Paradise continuously trembled. The fates of all lives unceasingly broke free of his control. He could naturally sense the resonance of all the immortal realms as well.
"No, impossible. Impossible…" He frenziedly shook his head, feeling an intense unwillingness in his heart. He had already predicted that the opportunity to transcend was near. His prediction was correct but could it be that the person to transcend wouldn't be him?
Why was this so?
He plundered the faith of all lives, controlling their fates. How could the person to transcend not be him?
The astral light flowed. The constellations in the astral river kept vanishing unceasingly. Very soon after, the Godking of the Western Paradise appeared in the original starry space. Above him, Qin Wentian coldly stared down at him. Qin Wentian's expression was cold to the extreme.
"Transcendence? What qualifications do you all have to transcend?" Qin Wentian stared at him. At this moment, the Godking of the Western Paradise felt the whole world looking at him. Each gaze was so cold. The wills of lives had forsook him. He no longer could use the faith of masses to enhance his strength. His aura continuously weakened as the fates of people he controlled earlier were stripped from his control.
The body of the godking kept trembling. After a moment, he seemed to have calmed down. He looked at Qin Wentian and he suddenly burst into maniacal laughter. "I didn't expect that even though I could predict the future and see through fate, I ultimately couldn't see my own future and predict my fate. I cultivate the dao of fate but was played by fate instead. I wasn't in the wrong. I have committed no mistake. It's just that my time isn't now, my destiny hasn't come."
As the sound of his voice faded, his gigantic body seemed to be burning up. The entire space around him began burning. It was like he knew his fate was already decided, he no longer resisted.
A few moments later, an explosive boom rang out. His body exploded as the starry space trembled. The people of the world watched this scene as their hearts shuddered. They all silently mused, has everything ended?
It hasn't. Qin Wentian stared at the vanished figure of the godking as a cold smile appeared on his face. He lifted his hand and grabbed towards the void. An instant later, above the constellations, beams of light gathered there, causing a figure to gradually take form. This figure was extremely illusory and was half-buddha and half-devil. His appearance was also very blurry, his true features couldn't be seen.
"Is this your dao of anatta? Your true body exists above the constellations, you are controlling the lives and fates of everyone from there. Even now, you want to lie to me so you can live?" Qin Wentian's voice was incomparably calm yet filled with an intense coldness. That illusory figure above the constellations trembled, it howled with anger at Qin Wentian, wanting to break free from the formless heavenly dao energy binding him. But when the power from the nine heavenly layers bore down on him, he actually couldn't struggle free.
The face kept changing. It then turned into the face of the crazy old freak and stared at Qin Wentian, "Wentian, you've finally reached this step."
After that, it transformed into Little Ye, "Godfather."
Qin Wentian looked at all of these, there were no emotions on his face. He stared at that figure and spoke, "Since you like to play with fate so much, I'll let you die from the countless calamities of fate."
As the sound of his voice faded, boundless strands of fate light cascaded down, transforming into calamities of fate, landing on the illusory figure of the Godking of the Western Paradise. In an instant, he screamed miserably. The countless calamities of fate slowly began to cause strands of the godking's fate soul to be peeled off. For every second that passed, he felt unbearable pain, it felt like the cruelest torture in the world.
"KILL ME!" He howled in madness. The godking struggled frenziedly but at this moment, Qin Wentian's heart was as tough as iron and stone. Even when using the cruelest method in the world to deal with the godking, he still felt that it was insufficient.
Boundless rage radiated from Qin Wentian. This was a reflection of the emotions from the wills of all lives. The people of the world were the same as Qin Wentian, and wanted nothing more than to tear the Godking of the Western Paradise into countless shreds. At this moment, there wasn't a need for bullshit charity and benevolence. If they still wanted to treat the godking mercifully, what did everything from before count for? The deeds of the Godking of the Western Paradise were too heinous, Qin Wentian was right in using the cruelest method to deal with him.
"You will be tormented in this endless chaotic spacetime for billions of years." Qin Wentian waved his hand. It was like he didn't want to see the godking's figure for even a moment longer. He sent the godking into chaotic spacetime, sentencing him to suffer from the countless calamities of fate.
After banishing the godking, Qin Wentian turned his gaze onto the nine heavens. His intent shrouded the world of the nine heavenly layers. At this moment, the entire world felt like it was one with him. With a thought, the light from the world enveloped the area before him. Gradually, a spirit body appeared. This spirit body continued to transform, eventually taking on the appearance of Jun Mengchen.
Jun Mengchen's body moved about. After that, he opened his eyes and stared at Qin Wentian. He felt somewhat disbelief as he called out, "Senior brother."
"Mengchen." Qin Wentian smiled as he looked at his junior apprentice brother.
"Senior brother, have you won? What's going on? Didn't I transform into the dao?" Jun Mengchen asked as he glanced over.
"Mengchen, you have mastery over the dao of the world because your true form is actually the spirit body of the world, born from the good fortune of the heavens and earth. Even if you have transformed into the dao, you would simply become a part of this world." Qin Wentian spoke. This was information that he just learned recently.
"Spirit body of the world? What is that? I was birthed by the heavens and earth?" Jun Mengchen scratched his head in confusion.
A smile appeared on Qin Wentian's face. "It means that in your future, you will be able to control the world. This world belongs to you."
"Then, what about you, senior brother?" Jun Mengchen felt that he understood even less.
"Me?" Qin Wentian laughed. He didn't reply and turned his gaze towards the nine heavenly layers. The light from the nine heavenly layers was so beautiful and magnificent.
Within the boundless astral light, a beautiful figure appeared. This was the figure of Beiming Youhuang. Earlier, Beiming Youhuang also sacrificed herself and transformed into the dao, integrating with the nine heavenly layers in order to allow Qin Wentian to better perceive the constellations in the nine heavenly layers.
"Youhuang, I want you to return."
Qin Wentian called out to the heavens. Boundless light cascaded down as a figure gradually manifested. This figure was incomparably beautiful and exuded a sense of pure holiness. It was none other than Beiming Youhuang.
She was the same as Jun Mengchen. She started, and after that, she saw Qin Wentian. The Godking of the Western Paradise has already vanished. At this moment, how could she not understand what just happened? A radiant smile appeared on her face and after that, a tear flowed from her eye. This sparkling teardrop was as pure and limpid as the stars.
Have they succeeded?
Qin Wentian was still alive and well. As for her, whether she was able to return or not, it no longer mattered. But now, she actually returned. This was naturally an even more beautiful ending.
Qin Wentian also stared at Beiming Youhuang. The two of them stared at each other across the starry space as smiles appeared in their eyes. Qin Wentian didn't say any words of thanks. Between them, there was already no need for words. Was there even any meaning to verbally saying it?
Qin Yuanfeng, Luoshen Qianxue and the others all smiled when they saw this scene. They hoped that everything would be well.
During their times of despair, Qingcheng entered reincarnation, Jun Mengchen transformed into the dao. Qin Wentian's transformation caused the entire world to tremble. Now, did Qin Wentian finally reach the unprecedented step that no one in the Supreme Ancient Immortal Realms has ever reached before?
Qing`er also smiled as she saw the scene in the air. However, her fists were still tightly clenched. Because, there was someone who has yet to return.
She didn't know what transcendence means. Could someone who transcended change everything that has happened? To restore the dead to life? If she couldn't return, Qin Wentian would always be in agony, it was the same for her.
Not only for Qing`er, many people beside her felt the same way. They were happy because Qin Wentian won and all the calamities have finally ended. But at the same time, they were worried and anxious because there was still someone who hasn't returned. Everyone could understand Qingcheng's position in Qin Wentian's heart. Her position was something no one could ever replace.
Earlier, she seemed so cold and aloof. She could ignore the fates of all lives, she only wanted Qin Wentian to live. She'd rather endure the calamities of billions of reincarnation cycles just for Qin Wentian to wake up and fight.
Could Mo Qingcheng return? Everyone was praying silently in their hearts, hoping that Qin Wentian could bring her back.
Everyone stared up at the starry space.
Qin Wentian's gaze finally shifted away from Beiming Youhuang. He closed his eyes. In the next moment, everyone only saw Qin Wentian's figure vanishing. But just a moment later, he appeared again and still stood in his original location in the starry space. Before him, another figure appeared. This figure belonged to the Grim Reaper.
At the instant the Grim Reaper appeared, Qing`er's eyes were suddenly filled with tears of joy. Qin Wentian could do it, he could bring back those who died!
Everyone released the tension in their hearts. Since the Grim Reaper could return, it meant that everyone could.
"What ability is this?" People of the world saw the return of the Grim Reaper as their hearts pounded violently. Someone who died could actually return?
"He has already transcended. It means that he surpassed the daos of the nine heavenly layers. The him now is no longer restricted by the heavenly daos, he has also surpassed the reincarnation cycle of life and death and can return to the past or head into the future. In fact, he can even reverse time permanently. Earlier, he might have gone back to the past and brought the Grim Reaper to this present point in time." An expert mumbled, the hearts of everyone were filled with shock and awe.
From today onwards, Qin Wentian shall be the monarch of the Supreme Ancient Immortal Realms, having become the victor from the war of supremacy. He fully deserved his reputation. Everyone in the world was happy for him. Luckily, he managed to stop the Godking of the Western Paradise or great calamities would surely befall the people of the world.
"Since the Grim Reaper can be revived, what about the others who died?" Everyone felt a hint of anticipation. Now that Qin Wentian has reached his current level and surpassed the reincarnation cycle of life and death, he shouldn't be willing to allow the aftermath of the calamity to remain, right? This calamity was too miserable. Everyone was hoping that those who died could be revived.
As for Qin Wentian's wife, the people of the world also hoped that she could return. Although her words were extremely cold earlier, stating that she could ignore the lives of the world, no one blamed her. They truly and sincerely hoped that she could return.
All of them hoped that the Supreme Ancient Immortal Realms would have a perfect ending.
I saw many people cursing me. In truth, I could have ended this book right here but I would still take the time to write a few more chapters to properly wrap things up. Many people might feel that these 'extra chapters' are nonsense since the main storyline has concluded. Hence, I suggest that for readers who don't wish to read on, you can treat this chapter as the end. These are words of truth from me, if you cannot read it without constant unconstructive criticism, you don't have to force yourself to continue reading it. I will still continue to write something more because there are many friends and readers who wish to see more epilogue. Everyone can also suggest and let me know what you all want to read.