Jiang Chen sighed softly. “Elder Yuan Chi.” His voice was so low that he seemed to be talking to himself. “Do you really think righteousness can overcome all evil?”
The elder blinked. “Of course,” he remarked offhandedly. “Heaven and earth distinguish right from wrong. Evil never triumphs. Why wouldn’t the former triumph over the latter?”
The young man nodded. “I suppose you’re right. Why then, do evildoers come like moths to a flame?”
Elder Yuan Chi blinked. It felt like something was in his throat. “Young lord,” he choked out. “Are you talking about those evil spirits attacking the nodes?”
“Those evil spirits are...