Ling is still in love with him, but she's worried that he'll kill her if she dies. She tells him to send his brother abroad for medical treatment if he needs it. He'll die if he doesn't go. Ling is worried that if he dies, he won't be able to remember her like he remembers his brother. She's lying to herself, she tells him, and he can kill her anytime. He tells her that he once fought in the boxing ring, lost, and was then taken in as his assistant. He thinks that Ling is wicked, and that her feelings for him are real, but he's going to watch her carefully.