The chapter opens with a soliloquy by the Illustrious Senior. He tells the reader that he has drunk all of the wine that the girl Suxiangxue gave him. He compares the wine to the blades and wine that he used to have in his veins when he was a young man. He says that the hehuan sword sect has given him a bad impression, and he wonders why he can't even get to the foundation stage. He asks why he doesn't try to seduce the leader of the sword sect. . He explains that the land immortal Zhang Lie was executed by the Green Emperor, and that the tablet of merits is a record of how the emperor killed the Land Immortal. He thinks that the green emperor had bad reputation. He decides to follow the leader to the Wilds of the West, where there may be other land immortals nearby.