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10 Years After – 116

Interrogation with the Vampire PAGE 2 The vampire had destroyed the mirror instead of attacking me. What could be so important that he’d risk his like that to break it?   “Hehe.”   The vampire then looked at me and grinned. And so I cut off his smiling head with the Devil King Sword.  …

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Jack of all Trades – 150

Riverside Town PAGE 2 “Next.”   That’s the only word you could hear at the west gate of Nicora. It was eight in the morning. It was of course, coming from the guards. They smoked cigars and their clothes were unkempt. If anything, I was actually relieved at this point to have my expectations met.…

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Realist Demon King – 34

The Dwarf Spirit PAGE 2 Now that I had acquired the axe known as the Fire Dragon’s Tail, I quickly returned to the castle in order to start with the preparations. I would put this and Gottlieb’s beard into the Klein bottle for Soul Summoning.   According to Eve, we had a thirty percent chance…

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10 Years After – 115

Exploring the Ruin PAGE 2 The goblin head rolled. It was still holding the stone club as its body fell backward.   “You worthless bastard!”   The vampire spat. And then the part below its chest and the part above its shoulders began to turn into bats. He was trying to escape.   “Not so…

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10 Years After – 114

Battle with the Goblins PAGE 2 Carefully, but quickly, we made our way through the ruins. Grulf took the rear. While he was a pup, Grulf wouldn’t allow the goblins to surprise him.   I kept looking back to make sure that Nia and Grulf were still behind me.   “…” Nia was following silently…

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The Ruin Raiding Goblins PAGE 2 After flying for a while, Kathe said,   “I can see it now.” “It’s very quick when you fly.” “Of course it is!”   It really felt like we had barely been flying at all. But it would have been over an hour on foot. Dragons were very fast.…

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Realist Demon King – 33

The Old and Eccentric Weapon Seller PAGE 2 The town district was on the other side of the refugee camp. This district had existed long before I came to be in this world. According to Eve, it was a very old, historical place from the time of the previous Demon King.   And the weapon…

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10 Years After – 112

Kathe the Great Dragon PAGE 2 Nia and Grulf looked surprised when they heard the roar.   “Groof-groof!” “It’s so loud.” “Indeed. I feel like we’d be able to hear it in the city.”   In any case, we had better run.   “Let’s go.” “Understood!” “Groof!” “Cluck!”   Lord Gerberga on the other hand,…

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10 Years After – 111

Grulf’s Walk PAGE 2 After finishing his breakfast, a team of young beastkin men came to take Danton home. He thanked me repeatedly and asked me to take care of his daughters.   Once Danton was gone, I went out into the garden to play with Lord Gerberga and Grulf. “Wouldn’t you want to take…

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10 Years After – 110

Old Men Drinking 2 PAGE 2 I asked Danton a question before beginning.   “What I am about to say is a top secret. It’s much more important than something like my identity.” “Oh? A secret bigger than you being the hero Ruck? …What is it?” “I just want to make sure. Promise me that…

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10 Years After – 109

Old Men Drinking PAGE 2 I thought for a while on whether or not I should reveal my identity. In general, I did not like hiding it from people close to me. Because if I did, it would feel like I didn’t trust them. That being said, doing it unnecessarily could cause a lot of…

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Old Men Taking a Bath PAGE 2 Danton sat up straight again.   “Locke. This may sound like a most insolent request…” “Please don’t hesitate to ask me.” “Could you you allow Shia and Nia to lodge in this mansion?” “I don’t mind.”   Danton looked happy at this reply.   “Thank you. Of course,…

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10 Years After – 107

Shia and Nia’s Father PAGE 2 As we headed back towards the royal capital, Nia asked me a question.   “Mister Locke, why do you hide the fact that you are a Sorcerer?” “Well, it’s a little complicated.” “Oh, I’m sorry for asking such a strange question. My sister said that I shouldn’t pry into…

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