When his energy first struck through her core it was akin to getting stabbed by a knife in the gut, it was overpowering and brutal, the sensation close to getting engulfed by a slime, but then it shifted to fire. The warmth of fire during the frigid winter days and then it was like the basking warmth of the sun.
A sustaining energy filling her before she accessed her and even then, it was still different—Setsuko's mind fuzzy and only focused on the beautiful warmth of his power tracing across through her body until everything became dark.
The event changed the lives of the two for good.
And in effect, almost everyone who had taken note of the change.
Mashiro Temple Priestesses infiltrated the current inn that Li Yang and Setsuko were staying at as if about to abduct Setsuko and take her away by sheer force. They had overturned the Kin Hunters by their powers, if only to present a scroll of invitation for the newly awakened person located in her quarters.