—But that was enough for me.
It was what I had wanted.
If the dragon was on the ground, then my attack would reach it.
And so I dodged the dragon’s attacks as I got closer. Then I stabbed it with the Shortsword of Keshis and chanted.
There was only one magic to use here.
‘—Hellfire of Death.’
Flames burst from the tip of the sword. And this time, the dragon’s head was completely severed.
…I wondered if it would continue to live even after that. But the dragon proved to be less invincible than I feared, and it soon stopped moving.
And then our surroundings grew brighter.
When I looked up at the sky, it had regained its usual brightness.
It was now free from the influence of the Blue Dragon of Delight.
‘We really won!’
‘That dragon was so scary!’
The slimes started shouting once they realized it.
Surprisingly, not a single slime had been killed in spite of being in the fight.
Even though I was protecting them with barriers, they were clearly very tough…
Though, the Proud Wolf was staying quiet…
‘Hey, Proud Wolf. Are you alright?’
‘I…I’m fine! Uh…so, how did the fight go?’
To be honest, I wasn’t remotely worried about him.
He had the ability to detect danger and run. In that, he was second to none.
‘We won the fight. It’s safe to come out now.’
The Proud Wolf said. It took him about 1 minute to return to us.
Which meant that he had run quite far…