A recurring nightmare afflicted Khan's nights since the Second Impact. His dreams replayed the scenes of the crash of the Nak's s.p.a.ceship, an alien race that the humans had defeated five hundred years ago.
Long Chen, a crippled youth who cannot cultivate, is constantly targeted and bullied by his fellow n.o.ble heirs. After a particularly vicious beating, he wakes up and realizes a Pill G.o.d’s soul has somehow merged with him, giving him some additional memories. Within those memories is the mysterious Nine Star Hegemon Body Art, a cultivation technique that even he can train in, but whose secrets and origin are still a mystery to him. Relying on his improved instincts as he finally begins to cultivate, he realizes a huge conspiracy is underfoot within the Phoenix Cry Empire, one involving his father, members of the imperial family, and even the Emperor himself.
Spirit Vessel takes place in a mysterious world. There are cultivators rebelling against the heavens and beautiful elegant women with endless grace. There are peerless experts reincarnating into the world and formidable ancient beasts. Beneath the earth is the Yellow Springs; above the heavens many saintly palaces float. And there are the seven spirit vessels.
Amamiya Hiroto is unlucky. His life consisted of misfortune after misfortune, culminating in an unlucky death during an incident on a school boat trip, trying to save a girl he barely knew. After death, he met a G.o.d of reincarnation who requested that the hundred or so dead pa.s.sengers—one of them being the girl he tried in vain to save—be reincarnated into another world.
At the feast of the Gluttonous House’s auction, there was a little girl with an exceptional furnace const.i.tution for offer at a sky-high price. Everyone wanted to lay their hands on her. Suddenly, the little girl in the golden cage opened her eyes, radiating a cold gaze. She was no longer cowardly.