Bloodline Limit - Chapter 55
“Haha, kid, you are really excellent. I didn’t expect you can use Kakashi’s Chidori, but Chidori alone can’t kill me.”
Orochimaru’s head turned 360 degrees, and the skin on his face cracked because of Chidori’s bombardment. Although there was a hole in his stomach, he was unfazed.
“Shedding!” Orochimaru opened his mouth, and a new Orochimaru slowly grew out of his mouth. The disgusting liquid was really chilling and disgusting.
“It can’t be!” Sakura was alarmed. Chidori was the strongest ninjutsu she had ever seen, but it was ineffective against Orochimaru?
“What a perfect body. Unfortunately, you don’t have Bloodline Limit. Otherwise, your body would definitely be more suitable for me than Sasuke’s body.” Orochimaru’s low and hoarse voice rang out.
“Right now, Tree Binding Death!” Ryoha knew that even an A-rank Ninjutsu might not be effective against Orochimaru, but the power of Genjutsu, especially with the addition of Sharingan, would definitely be unexpected especially when Orochimaru was so focused on him.
“Is this a Genjutsu? It’s useless to me.” Orochimaru, however, did not care at all. He allowed the trees growing from his feet to tie him up. Even when Ryoha appeared behind the tree and attacked him, he did not care. But soon, his face changed.
He felt a sharp pain in his head, which meant he was affected by the genjutsu. Under the torture of such pain, Orochimaru no longer held back: “Striking Shadow Snakes!” Poisonous snakes came out from Orochimaru’s sleeve and wrapped around Ryoha’s body and suddenly exploded, filling the air with smoke.
“Ryoha!” Sakura cried out in worry. However, she was aware of her own abilities. She wouldn’t be a help at all. It was also at this moment that Sakura realized that she was really useless. She was even more useless than Naruto. In fact, she had always been the biggest burden.
It was as if she would only drag Ryoha down every time. A glimmer of determination appeared deep inside her heart. Her eyes changed. It was as if her childish appearance was slowly fading away, and she was starting to mature.
“I don’t want to be a burden anymore.” Sakura firmly said in her heart.
“He can actually attack me mentally? This kid’s genjutsu is actually so strong.” Orochimaru looked at the center of the explosion with cold eyes. He couldn’t help but regret why he didn’t hold back. Although Ryoha didn’t have Bloodline Limit, he could still be used as a backup vessel.
“Die! Wind Release – Great Breakthrough! Fire Release – Fire Dragon Flame Bullet! compound Ninja Art – Wind and Fire Dragon Dance!” Ryoha’s voice actually did not appear from the center of the explosion but from above Orochimaru.
A fiery firestorm with the shape of a dragon suddenly surrounded Orochimaru, burning him crazily.
“Fire Release – Fireball Jutsu!” Although Sasuke did not awaken the second tomoe as he did in the original work, he did not want to sit here and do nothing. He had already seen that Orochimaru was definitely not an ordinary ninja. He was much stronger than Kakashi, so he did not care about the 1 vs. 1. It would be best if they worked together to save their lives.
“It’s useless.” Orochimaru’s whole body stretched out, becoming snake-like, and then began to spin. He actually relied on his physical strength to scatter all the flames that were burning on his body. At the same time, he turned into a shadow and rushed toward Ryoha. His speed was definitely much faster than when he tried to test Sasuke.
“My speed is definitely faster than yours.” Ryoha wouldn’t if it’s about speed. Although Orochimaru was very fast, he did not use his full strength right now. The legendary ninja was not trying to kill him, so he might not be able to keep up with his speed.
Ryoha had trained for so long in the gravity chamber, and it was not in vain. The lightning attribute chakra stimulated his legs to increase his speed to the maximum, and he turned into a bolt of lightning to confront Orochimaru in the air.
The two of them held their respective weapons, constantly moving at high speed while exchanging blows. The sounds of weapons clashing, the sound explosions produced by high-speed movement, and the roar of colliding chakra continuously resounded in the Forest of Death.
“Is this Ryoha’s strength? Now it should be his true strength, right? So strong, it turns out that he has always been hiding this much power. To think that I have always thought that I could surpass him.”
Sasuke was dazzled by the clash of the two ninjas flashing in front of his eyes. Let alone catching up, he could not even see them clearly.
He could not help but feel a trace of despair in his heart. Was he really a genius? In front of Ryoha, his so-called genius was simply an irony. So what if he had the Sharingan? In front of Ryoha, he was nothing.
“Good boy, you actually hid such strength.” Orochimaru was more and more surprised. Did this little brat really grow up in an ordinary place like the Academy? No matter how he looked at it, it did not look like it. This strength was not inferior to an ordinary Jonin.
“Very good. This kind of body is completely qualified to be my next vessel.” Orochimaru had always been prepared. Before every reincarnation, he would prepare a lot of backup vessels beforehand. He didn’t want any accidents to happen. After all, reincarnation was not a simple thing to do.
“Kid, I’ll give you a gift.” Orochimaru suddenly revealed his sharp fangs, while Ryoha’s face changed. Looking at Orochimaru, who was rushing over, Ryoha immediately knew what he wanted to do. He didn’t want any curse mark. They were things that could harm his mind and soul.
Although with the cursed mark, he might not have to worry about chakra anymore since he would have a huge amount of chakra from the mark. But the price was too great. His soul would be continuously corrupted by the cursed mark. The soul was the foundation of a human. The damage to his soul would not only affect his spiritual energy but also weaken his resistance to genjutsu like Orochimaru. Once he used them, the negative effect would linger for a long time.
The Sharingan might have a certain degree of resistance against the cursed mark. As long as it was not used frequently, his soul wouldn’t be corrupted easily by the mark. The usage of the cursed mark could also be combined with the Sharingan to significantly increase its power.
But thinking of the side effects of the cursed mark, he still felt that it was better not to get them. He believed that the strength he obtained from the rigorous training was easier to control, unlike the cursed mark that would make him a slave of strength.
“Get lost.” Ryoha was very anxious. The speed of his Sharingan was raised to the extreme because he wanted to see through Orochimaru’s movements. Orochimaru wanted to use the curse on him, and he instantly increased his speed. Ryoha could only block it with all his strength.
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