“What great fortune! Not only is the seal broken, but I am blessed with the opportunity to make a Cave King my servant!”
This guy. Was he an enemy then…?
In that case…
I quickly took out the Sealing Stone from my Inventory and filled up the wall again.
After a brief silence, I heard the king’s voice echo.
“Huh? The wall is back!? He-hey!? What!?”
I turned away from the wall and said to Borthion,
“Alright, let’s go back! Borthion, this place is safe now, isn’t it?”
“Ye-yes… I did not know you had so much power, Lord Heal. And I am quite sure that the underground king was not just making an empty threat.”
“Well, after seeing that fire dragon, I think most people would realize that he was dangerous. Shiel. I guess there will be no problem with switching the control device back on?”
“I’m very curious about that other place. I want to start digging!”
I said, and we started to walk away.
Then the fire dragon…the king of the underground, appeared in front of us again.
The king curled up his body into a ball and bowed its head.
“I-I’m sorry!! I should not have said something so insolent! Please. Please let me out!!”
The king said as he burst into tears.
“Sorry. You already tried to pull the trigger on us once. And we don’t know how dangerous you are. It is impossible.”
“I’ll do anything! Please! I will become your faithful servant, Cave King!”
The king of the underground shouted. Just then, a voice rang in my head.
<<There is a tamable monster. Will you tame it?>>
Apparently, I could tame him now.
Hadn’t he said that he was once called the Demon King of Hellfire…? What happened to his pride?
In Sanfaris legends, Demon Kings were the leaders who ruled over the monsters. And the Demon Kings from those old stories were once so powerful, that they nearly drove humanity to extinction.
If this Demon King had been sealed away for thousands of years, it was possible that he was from that age.
“Are you sure…?”
“I can’t stand it anymore! I can’t! Being sealed away like this!”
“Fi-fine… By the way, what’s your name?”
“Elto! Elto, the Demon King of Hellfire!”
“Elto, huh… Very well. I will let you out if you agree to be tamed.”
And so I tamed Elto.