Kwak-jung was startled.
After ripping the soul-contract in half, it vanished into thin air, burning itself with flames.
“I think you understand what this means.” Kang Chul-in spoke.
‘Trust, it’s trust. This man, he really wants me to work for him.’
Kwak-jung could understand what Kang Chul-in was trying to tell him.
Of course, why wouldn’t he.
Who wouldn’t feel a powerful message stemming from Kang Chul-in after he had ripped the soul-binding contract?
“I’ve done everything I could have. If you still don’t work under me… it seems like we don’t have fate together.”
Kang Chul-in wanted loyalty that came from true respect, instead of ‘duty and responsibility’ that came from the contract.
If what Kang Chul-in forced Kwak-jung to do some labor work from the soul-contract, then he would just be a slave; and it would just be someone with their servant.
But what Kang Chul-in wanted wasn’t something that the contract would cover, and wasn’t something that you could force on someone.
After all, Kang Chul-in’s goal was to conquer all of Pangaea. And would he drag along someone that he had forced as a tactician for him?
….There was no way that would happen.
Although Kwak-jung may work for him quite enthusiastically at first because he had found his little sister for him, as time went by, Kwak-jung probably wouldn’t use his full ability on attacking a single territory for Kang Chul-in, let alone conquering all of Pangaea.
Kang Chul-in didn’t want Kwak-jung to work under him using these shameless strategies.
The contract was just to send a message that Kang Chul-in truly valued and wanted Kwak-jung, and...