The Wizard World - Chapter 496
Chapter 496: Dangerous Operation (3)
Translator: _Leo_ Editor: Kurisu
The two followed after the wizards and started advancing.
The cave was spacious and the chilling wind lowered the temperature of the whole area. The ground was bumpy since it was covered with broken pieces of stones and ice.
One of the wizards flicked his finger and a golden light ball appeared over his head. The ball had the size of a basketball and it was floating in the air.
The whole area was brightened up as the light illuminated the wizards’ bodies.
Fiona glanced at the light ball. “The healing light, huh? It’s creative that you used it as a source of light.”
The wizard’s brow furrowed but he did not respond to her words.
Angele could feel the warmth of the red light and felt much better in the wind.
The team advanced at full speed for a while and warmth returned to the area. They turned left and suddenly saw bright white light ahead.
The exit of the cave was about 100 meters away and that was where the white light came from.
Simon, who was in front, raised his hand and stopped the team.
“Wait please, there are unknown creatures ahead and I need to apply something to you.”
He took out a yellow bag from the pouch and opened it slowly. Simon grabbed some yellow powder and sprinkled it into the air.
The powder turned into shiny yellow dots in the air and dropped to the ground.
Angele was a bit surprised, he noticed that his body was changing.
Raising his hand, Angel noticed that his body turned translucent.
“Let’s go.” Simon sent the words through energy particles and started moving again. The rest of the wizards followed after him.
Angele was walking with Becky and Justin. They stepped out of the cave and entered a spacious dark hall. The walls of the hall were decorated with silver patterns and badges.
There were long white dining tables in the center of the hall with candle stands with lighted candles on top of them, but the hall was big and the yellow light from the candles was dim.
There were people sitting around the tables, but none of them was moving. The people were wearing different outfits, their gender and age varied.
There were silver plates and silverware on the table, it almost looked like they were having dinner.
The hall was deadly silent and none of the wizards said a word after entering the hall.
Anchura snorted and tried to grab one of the long tables.
He was a bit surprised. Gentle yellow light appeared on his right palm.
Two yellow light balls were released and hit the table hard.
The yellow light balls sank into the table without making any noise.
It sounded like there were bells being rung in the hall.
Suddenly, all the people around the tables started moving their arms. They grabbed the silverware and naked human bodies appeared on the dining tables.
The people sitting around the tables varied in gender and age, but their skin was clean and elastic.
They started cutting the naked bodies on the table and blood dripped down the table. The noise made by the forks and knives echoed in the hall.
Anchura’s expression turned serious.
“Fiona, are these the Blood Tables?”
Fiona’s expression turned serious as well, she nodded. “I think they are. Watch out everyone, stay away from the tables. The people sitting at the tables are monsters that look like human beings. There is nothing inside their bodies. They’ll never stop eating because they want to fill up their bodies with blood and flesh.”
“They are empty inside, huh? Let me give it a try.” A female black robe stepped forward and released two red centipedes that had the size of a human’s arm. The centipedes tried to bite the monster that was the closest to the team.
With a noise, the two red centipedes went through the monster’s body; it almost looked like they pierced through an illusion. The female black robe thought she was seeing illusions.
“Come back!” The female black robe asked the two centipedes to come back.
“Sorry.” She looked at Fiona and nodded. It seemed like she was upset that her spell did nothing to the monster.
Fiona nodded. “Spells and physical attacks will not work, I assume. Be careful, everyone. We can pass through the tables without getting hurt. The Blood Tables won’t attack for no reason.”
“Sure, we’ll do as you said,” a wizard agreed.
The rest of them had nothing else to say, they followed after Fiona and started passing through the tables.
Angele was at the end of the team. His brow furrowed as he glanced at the monsters that were sitting around the tables.
The monsters sat around the table and kept sending human flesh into their mouths. Their bodies looked human, but there was no eyeballs in their eye sockets. They were moving like robots.
Blood spurted out of their eye sockets as they sent the flesh into their mouths and dripped down their chins.
Simon sent words through energy particles again. “Be careful, don’t get too close to the tables. You’ll be captured and turned into their food. You won’t be able to talk or move when you’re on the table, you will only be able to watch the monsters devour you. It’s not about your power level, the power of the tables is similar to the realm power and it’s nearly impossible for you to escape.”
The wizards stayed alert after hearing these words, they were carefully traveling by the tables.
The gaps between the tables were only several meters wide. They could not hear the people chewing and the only noise was in the hall was made by the silverware.
“Wait!” a wizard suddenly shouted. “I know this man! It’s Ash, I fought with him just several days ago!”
He pointed at a naked man that was being devoured on a table.
The wizards all looked at the table the male wizard pointed at. They looked at the man that was lying on the table, half of the man’s body was already eaten by the monsters.
“Vella, are you sure? Ash is a captain of the Dark Wizard Tower, it’s impossible for him to die here,” a wizard with a beard interrupted.
“I’m sure he’s Ash.” The face of the wizard named Vella turned pale.
“I almost cut his left ear off during the battle. Take a look. The wound was left by my energy wave so it won’t heal fast.”
Angele looked at the dead man on the table, there was a red scar on his left ear and a pattern that looked like fish with a pair of wings on the back flashing by the scar.
“Wait, are the monsters eating the wizards sent by the Dark Wizard Tower?” Someone joined the conversation.
“It’s possible,” Simon spoke in a deep tone. “The Blood Lord is not known by all the wizards and the Blood Throne is a restricted area. This is a place from the tales and anything can happen.”
A male wizard stepped forward and questioned, “Our goal is to make sure that the Dark Wizard Tower can’t summon the Blood Lord. Should we retreat if all the wizards from the Dark Wizard are killed?”
“Yeah, let’s head back to the cave.” Fiona stopped the other wizards who were trying to join the organization.
The team started heading back to the cave quickly.
“Wait, the gap between the tables is getting smaller!” A wizard warned.
Angele heard these words and quickly checked the surroundings using the biochip.
“You’re right, the tables are moving!”
“Are you sure? Maybe we didn’t pay enough attention when we were trying to travel through them,” Justin wondered.
“I think the tables are moving.” The female wizard with Justin joined the conversation; she was speaking Metia. “Sorry, I was trying to find a way to speak Metia using the information Justin sent me.”
“No worries. The problem is…” Angele pointed at the last four tables in front of the team.
The gaps between those tables were extremely small, they would have to lean to the side, but they would touch the monsters’ bodies if they did that.
Two white robes stood in front of the gaps, they exchanged their opinions and tried to fly past the tables. The two wizards floated in the air with the help of energy particles.
However, they fell to the ground after just one second and did not move an inch in the air. The wizards on the floor caught them so they did not touch the monsters.
“It won’t work. You can’t fly over the Blood Tables. I’ve read about it in the books.” Fiona scrunched her eyebrows and stepped forward.
She was at the front of the team when they left the cave, but she was at the end of the team at the moment.
“Create golems and ask the golems to throw us over. Can someone give it a try?” Fiona questioned as she glanced at the wizards.
“Let me do it.” Anchura hit the ground with his palms but nothing happened.
“No, there’s no stone element here.” He stood up.
The other wizards tried to create golems as well. “No, nothing works. This place is so strange!”
“My teleport spells are not working.”
“It seemed like our spells are restricted or weakened here.” Simon found a black cane and informed the team. “I suggest that we don’t cast any strong spells here or something unfortunate might happen. This place is designed by the Blood Lord after all.”
The wizards calmed down after hearing those words.
Angele tried to summon the lion men, but nothing happened. It felt like he was expelled from the dimension fissure temporarily when he was in the hall.
“Let’s walk through the gap one by one. Stay alert and walk fast!” Fiona advised.
There was nothing the wizards could do, so they had to follow Fiona’s instruction.
Nothing happened. Justin passed through the gaps without any problem. Angele and Becky were the next.
Angele’s brow furrowed, he looked at Becky. “You go first.”
Becky snorted and stepped forward. She passed through the gap without any problem.
Blue light dots flashed in front of Angele’s eyes. He did the calculations and walked to the gap.
He carefully leaned to the side so that he would not touch the back of the monsters. Suddenly, someone tapped on Angele’s back. He turned his head around and saw one of the monsters was smiling at him as the blood dripped down its chin.
Angele jumped forward and rushed through the gaps quickly. He drew the scimitar and slashed backward without looking.
His scimitar went through an invisible force in the air and the noise sounded like he was hitting a wood plank.
“Something is trying to grab my hand!”
The wizards that had not passed the gaps yet all cast strong spells to block the invisible forces that were giving them trouble.