In the fantasy world of (The Child of Light), Zhang Gong chooses to study light magic, a magic that few exhibit interest in, and eventually becomes the legendary Grand Mage. While attempting to end the continent’s east and west separation to unite all the different races, he turns into every race’s Child of Light.
This manga chronicles Zhang Gong’s journey to become the Grand Mage. At first, Zhang Gong struggles to learn light magic due to its complexity and scarcity of masters. However, through continuous hard work and perseverance, Zhang Gong’s skills in light magic improve progressively. Unfortunately, the eastern and western parts of the continent have been embroiled in endless conflicts.
Zhang Gong uses his skills and magic to help mitigate disasters and save lives in the continent. Gradually, the inhabitants of the continent recognize Zhang Gong’s kind heart and noble aspiration. Zhang Gong’s status rises higher and higher as a consequence. Bit by bit, they accept Zhang Gong as the Child of Light.
To fulfill his vision of uniting the continent, Zhang Gong faces dangerous and unexpected situations. He overcomes those challenges with his wisdom, courage, and light magic. The continent’s leaders begin to realize their past misjudgments and conflicts are meaningless and harmful. They determine to cease the internal strife under Zhang Gong’s influence and mediation.
Ultimately, Zhang Gong’s efforts prevail. The eastern and western races reconcile and live in peace, with Zhang Gong as the connection between them. By mastering light magic and persevering in his aspiration, Zhang Gong is able to bring the different races together and become the Grand Mage and the Child of Light. (The Child of Light) reveals how justice, goodwill, and determination can overcome darkness.