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Chapter 721 - Gu Technique

Chapter 721: Gu Technique
Qi He was speechless. After a while, he said, “I’m sorry.”
The centipede was still flaunting its might under his chin. Its head was at his throat. It seemed that with just a light bite, this 1.8-meter-tall man would immediately fall to the ground.
“Look, you can’t even defend against my centipede. How can you defend against her? Don’t test her. I said that she’s very dangerous. I can’t deal with her.”
Greya sounded irritated. “Uncle, you are always disobedient!”
Qi He could only nod and frown slightly. “You can’t see through her?”
Greya shook her head as if she did not want to be entangled in this matter. Then, she said angrily, “We have to find that fool from Tree Hall as soon as possible. He has given us a troublesome matter. If he doesn’t appear this time, I will have him fed to my worms next time.”
The girl’s delicate voice made people’s hearts turn cold. She turned to leave directly. Seeing this, Qi He immediately followed.
The centipede quietly climbed down from his body and disappeared after a while.
***
“What is this?”
When she arrived at the underground parking lot, Fu Mo saw Su Cha suddenly throwing a silver needle at the ground when she got into the car. In the end, she saw a strange worm.
It looked like a centipede, but it did not seem like it. After being nailed by silver needles, it kept twisting its body. Even so, it made one’s scalp tingle. After a while, it stopped moving. What was unbelievable was that after the worm died, its body gradually melted and turned into a pool of blood.
Fu Mo was shocked and angry when she saw it.
When Su Cha saw the bug, she suddenly became excited. “Is this… a Gu[1] worm?”
“Gu?”
Fu Mo frowned. “Isn’t that something from the Miaojiang region? Why is there such a thing here and now?”
“Even the martial arts world can exist. What’s so strange about the existence of Miaojiang?”
Su Cha glanced at it and got into the car. She rested her elbows on the car window and pondered.
She recognized the worm at first glance. It was a Gu worm.
Ordinary bugs would not be like this, and it had followed them all the way to the underground parking lot.
She never thought that Greya would be good at creating Gu worms.
In ancient times, the Gu poison was especially prevalent in the Miaojiang region. Even if the person who was good at using the Gu worm did not know any martial arts, they were still feared by martial artists. Their Gu worm could kill people without leaving a trace, and it was impossible to guard against it.
Someone who practiced such an art was not an existence that the martial arts world wanted to provoke easily. However, since this was the modern world, Greya’s Gu poison might not be very strong.
But this at least explained why Su Cha could not feel her inner force.
Moreover, the Gu she’d raised did not seem to work properly.
However, people who raised Gu usually used their heart-blood to refine it. This method was too inhumane, so the person who raised the Gu would have all kinds of problems, and they would usually die before their time.
Was her condition because she had been injected with too many drugs, or was it because of the after-effects of the venom?
Fu Mo suddenly came over and said, “Classmate Su, could it be that Greya used such a Gu worm on herself?”
Su Cha nodded. “Probably.”
She opened her mouth in surprise. After a long while, she suddenly fell silent. “No wonder she could become the Alliance Master of the Killing Alliance.”
The Gu worms she raised could kill people without a trace. Perhaps those who fought with her did not even understand how they died.
Just like now, she did not see Greya’s movements clearly, nor did she understand why the worm would listen to her orders.
[1] From Wikipedia: a venom-based poison associated with cultures of south China. The traditional preparation of gu poison involved sealing several venomous creatures (e.g., centipede, snake, scorpion) inside a closed container, where they devoured one another and allegedly concentrated their toxins into a single survivor, whose body would be fed upon by larvae until consumed. The last surviving larva held the complex poison. According to Chinese folklore, a gu spirit could transform into various animals, typically a worm, caterpillar, snake, frog, dog, or pig.