Chapter 36: Slow Crawling
Translator: Atlas Studios Editor: Atlas Studios
The news of Scarlett Johansson falling into the ice quickly spread to the production team.
Hearing this news, the production team was also shocked.
The other party was a top celebrity. If something really happened to her in the show, they could be in huge trouble.
However, when they turned the screen to Bell’s camera, they only saw darkness.
“What’s going on? Could it be that the equipment has failed?”
In the broadcast room, the beautiful host was puzzled.
The live audience explained the reason for this.
After hearing the audience’s explanation, the female host was momentarily at a loss.
However, after knowing that the other party had escaped from the water, she was relieved.
At the very least, the production team were more at ease with the survival skills that Bell had displayed.
Since the other party had yet to send a distress signal, he must have resolved the problem. It was just that due to the current situation, it was not convenient for them to continue the broadcast temporarily.
In the snow cave, Scarlett Johansson blushed.
The two of them were in an embarrassing situation.
Bell looked away as best as he could, but the space in that snow cave was only so big.
Moreover, she was really very beautiful.
He had already tried his best not to look.
Time passed slowly.
The two of them finally escaped danger.
Their clothes had dried from the heat of the fire. The two of them wore the clothes and sat opposite each other.
At this moment, Scarlett Johansson was no longer as wild as before. She was like a bullied little wife, lowering her head and not daring to speak.
In order to ease the awkwardness, Bell introduced the correct method of getting out of the ice lake to everyone.
“Alright, everyone, we are no longer in danger. What happened earlier was just an accident.”
“Let me remind you all. When you fall into an ice lake, you have to stay calm. There are three things that are very dangerous in ice water.”
“The first is intense breathing. This will constantly suck water into your lungs and eventually cause you to drown.”
“Secondly, the freezing cold ice water might cause the heart to stop or go into shock.
“Finally, and most importantly, if you stay in the ice water for too long, your movements will slow and you will lose consciousness. It will be very difficult for you to crawl out in this case.”
“If you want to climb out of the ice lake, you have to find the spot where you fell in, because the land around that spot is stronger than other areas.”
Bell kept explaining.
Scarlett was almost done adjusting her body’s condition.
Seeing the other party move, Bell asked.
“How is it? Do you want to continue? Do you feel uncomfortable anywhere? If you don’t think you can continue, I can send the signal now and let the production team send people to bring you back,” Bell asked.
After experiencing a life and death crisis, it was very likely that the other party would choose to leave the show. Bell understood this. However, to his surprise, the other party shook her head and rejected his suggestion.
“I want to continue.”
“Are you sure?”
“Yes, I can continue. There’s no need for the production team to come.”
At this moment, the broadcast room was playing the scene of Bell and Scarlett.
Seeing that Scarlett did not plan to quit, the production team couldn’t help but clap. The audience was moved by this female celebrity’s courage.
“Bell’s Relier. Ten rockets.”
“Scarlett Johansson & Bell, couple confirmed. Rewarding a jet.”
“Goddess fan club, reward: 100 hot air balloons.”
After this incident, their popularity soared again.
However, there was an audience who pouted unhappily. It was Li Ziqi, who had gone to dinner with Bell.
After resolving the crisis, they continued forward.
For every 300 meters that the altitude fell, the temperature would increase by two degrees.
As the two of them advanced, they quickly arrived at the first milestone.
This was a forest area.
Bell and Scarlett chatted with the audience while walking.
By now, it had been an entire day and night since the two of them ate. Their hunger was already very painful.
“We have to find some food first.”
Bell said weakly.
Scarlett was so hungry she didn’t even have the strength to speak.
Suddenly, Bell saw an ant nest.
“There’s an ant nest here. It is different from termites. This kind of black ant contains acids that can’t be eaten, or else it can cause various afflictions in the stomach. However, their eggs can be eaten.”
Bell began to search.
The audience saw Bell’s weak appearance and couldn’t help but feel sorry for him. They secretly prayed for Bell to find food quickly.
Scarlett did not idle either. She began to dig the ant nest with Bell.
Unfortunately, things didn’t go as planned. After searching for a long time, Bell still could not find the ant egg. Helpless, the two of them could only give up.
Scarlett Johnson looked upset.
Bell pulled her up and comforted.
“It’s okay. The environment here is much better than on the snowy mountain. It’s not difficult to find some food. Trust me.”
To be honest, Bell even managed a smile, but it looked worse than crying.
Scarlett nodded when she saw Bell’s smile. She was no longer as depressed as before.
The two of them advanced together. After a while, Bell’s eyes lit up and he quickened his pace.
“Look at this. These are young pine roots. They are edible.”
“The soft pine roots taste like celery. It can replenish some energy.”
After saying that, Bell reached out and picked some. At the same time, he signaled for Scarlett to try them.
She did not refuse and ate with Bell.
The taste of the raw celery was not good, let alone when the pine roots tasted worse than celery. But at least it could alleviate their hunger.
Then, Bell searched for some more roots.
The two of them barely recovered some strength.
Their conditions were slightly better.
After alleviating some of their hunger, the two continued forward.
Soon, a huge canyon appeared before them. It looked to be 300 meters wide.
It would take at least two days to bypass it.
However, there was a rope bridge in the middle of the canyon.
Once they lost their footing, it would definitely be fatal. There was no chance of survival.
“Don’t tell me you want to cross this rope bridge.”
Scarlett couldn’t believe it.
Bell smiled. “We don’t have time, but I have a way to crawl over.”
Bell used the parachute as a cloth and wrapped his hands around it.
He grabbed the rope and slowly crawled.
This was the crawling skill he had exchanged for in the system reward: [Slow Crawling].
Although it was slower, the effect was not bad. The most important thing was safety.