"Very well," Rem quietly nods. "There is much I still do not know of your doctrine, and I am open to learning of your ways as well, Golden Lord." She bows quietly, and then nods quietly to Starislav.

Then the Golden Lord asks a question. What are the next steps to their plan?

"I had heard news of how Governor Jiang has been ordering Magistrate Li to send people -- slaves and lawbreakers both -- to Real Man Xiao, the... 'Ephemeral Sage'. I find this news troubling, and if he is using people to his own means, then I must stop him." She further explains, "Optimistically, if there are many enslaved or captive under his influence, freeing them should add to our numbers further."