Retired Kaiserreich Developer
- Mar 30, 2011
A weapon is a weapon and the villagers need all that they can get.Yes, the older weapons have their flaws, but an old weapon is surely better than no weapon.
Yea, even in crisis people have their own conflicts and dramas. The Yiguandao faith certainly has disrupted some of the things in the village, especially when you have people like Bei Lin convert. As for the conflict with her father, one will have to wait and see how that is resolved.Even in the midst of a greater crisis, people still have their own personal struggles as well. Hopefully Bei Lin's spat with her father doesn't develop into a deeper, more serious rift; it's always tragic when a family tears itself apart.
And as for the bigger picture, I can't help but suspect that the Great Teacher's generosity comes with certain strings attached. Nevertheless, given that the village will likely soon be fighting for its own survival soon, it's not really an offer they can easily refuse.
In regards to Zhang Tianran, next chapter shall show more about what is going on there. Though to the villagers there were no strings attached, but most of them have little understanding of politics that are shaping the nation. To them it was a gift by a generous man, but he didn't take over Shandong without also being skilled in politics.
Also I am wondering on feedback for my writing, things that can help me become a better writer.