Jiang Chen hadn’t sugarcoated his words at all. He knew his actions were risky. What if Old Pill Rune flew into a rage?
Nevertheless, his mentor from his past life had instilled a certain belief since day one: pill dao was about seeking and respecting the truth. Never lie to anyone under any circumstances. Stay true to the facts.
Jiang Chen had held himself to that principle since his first day of pill dao. No matter how important or authoritative the person he faced was, he never broke the principle.
Therefore, he never once considered lying to the protector...