„Immortality? Sect?“ Yun Bei Fen’s uncle knitted his brows and looked questioningly at Baili Chao. It wasn’t that he had never heard of such things but … „We’re only simple people. I’m sure Xiao Fen won’t be of much use there.“
Baili Chao looked at the boy and smiled. „It’s not about being of use. I just want to give him an opportunity to improve himself, to make more out of his life than he is able to right now.“
Yun Bei Fen’s uncle still wasn’t convinced. „But won’t he … make things difficult for you?“ Weiterlesen →
The sky was overhung with dark clouds and rain drizzled unceasingly onto the roofs of Xiao Xi town, gathering in puddles on the street. In the distance, thunder rumbled and every now and then lightning illuminated the outline of the trees.
The hunched down figure of an old man hurried along between them and hastened toward the gates of the town that had already been shut for the night. The man stopped in front of them, grabbed the hem of his cloak’s hood and looked up while blinking against the rain. Who knows what he did but a moment later the tightly shut doors swung open as if moved by invisible hands.
The man hunched back down and hurried into the town, the gates silently shutting behind him again. He walked down the main street, his gaze flitting over the houses at the side while his brows drew closer and closer together. It seemed as if he was searching for something but couldn’t find it. Weiterlesen →