Chapter 200: Encounter
The elf stared calmly into Kaslan's eyes, and like countless times before this, felt the faintly discernible presence in the air.
Based on experience, she would first detect some mixed-up fragments and scenes, similar to overflowing and murky river water, laden with mud and sand.
After a fraction of a second, these disorderly fragments would follow a powerful rhythm that depended on the mental state of the person being read. It would then coalesce into a distinguishable, purposeful, and logical consciousness that is obtained through an organization filter.
For countless years in the past, this was how she rapidly and accurately read other people's minds. The strength of warriors, the weakness of cowards, the schemes of kings, the menace of nobles, the greed of merchants, and the degeneration of Priests.
Of course, this time-tested method would also fail on rare occasions.
Aida furrowed her brow a little as she watched Kaslan wave his pik