Chapter 19: Evil Wolves in a Wasteland
When Su Chen knelt down, Shi Kaihuang became serious. At least, his expression had.
He gazed intently at Su Chen, as if he were closely sizing him up.
Finally, he said, “About half of what you said was right.”
Su Chen was slightly stunned.
Had he accidentally overlooked something?
Shi Kaihuang slowly said, “Part of the reason why I am unwilling to accept disciples has to do with differences in thinking, but that isn’t all.”
“What?” Su Chen was shocked. Even after that speech, he still refuses me? Just what do I have to do to tempt him?
As he was lost in bewilderment, Shi Kaihuang continued, “But this also doesn’t mean I don’t want to have a disciple at all.”
This unexpected turn of events left Su Chen confused.
After staring blankly for a moment, he recovered. “Does Senior mean I haven’t yet met his standards? Please, guide me.”
“Standards?” Shi Kaihuang stared blankly for a moment as he mulled on the phrase, then laughed gently. “Is that how you interpreted what I meant? Well, you can call it that, I suppose.”
His tone was warm and calm. Evidently,...