Zong zhen is the new heir to the throne of the Longlian Temple. He has been fighting evil for a long time, but he has already been affected by it. He tells Zong lang that since he was a child he has always felt that he is compassionate and caring for the suffering of the world. However, evil has affected him too, and he is not able to continue fighting against evil. He says that he sacrificed his core so that she would not be changed back into her original form. He swears that he will definitely crush him and the crooked world into pieces.