The protagonist is an ENORMOUS hipocrit too. At one point, he tearfully said to his dead wife that he wasn't going to seek revenge anymore.
Li Qi Yi was a crow enslaved to the heavenly demonic grotto for a million years before regaining his freedom. In that million years, he guided human development from the shadows to fight the heavenly demonic grotto. Now he tries to rise again as the unwanted disciple of a degraded sect. Having learned the countless secrets of the world, trained the most peerless experts, Li Qi Ye tries to rise again.