The ogres, famous for their tenacious vitality, breathed their last one after another and turned into EXP. I didn’t confirm their deaths one by one, but instead quickly passed through the area. There was no need to stop due to running across some ants during a stroll, was there?
I ran into three more of such interferences.
My experiences and intuition told me that I had arrived at my destination.
“It must be here.”
The decoration alone of the firmly shut grand doors before me was dazzling. There was bound to be a treasure or boss monster of the temple inside.
▶Suggestion: Student Kang Han Soo, don’t you think you’re being too hasty? They say you should knock even on a strong stone bridge before crossing.
‘Really now! Miss Trainee Teacher, I’ve done 11 years of Hero-ing. Grave robbing is my specialty, got it?’
Seeing how Miss Trainee Teacher didn’t seem to be able to believe me even after saying this much, I decided to show a light demonstration.
I lightly jumped on the spot, twice.
“One, two, one, two~𝅘𝅥𝅮”
I shook my pelvis to the left and right, matching the rhythm; this was an exercise to lightly stretch the waist so as to prevent a herniated disc. Afterwards, I pulled my right foot back, and then launched it forwards with all my might. This kick was acknowledged 4 times in a row by Demon King Pedonar—its power and performance were impeccable.
The enormous doors were destroyed like cardboard.
“Gasp! Who is it!”
There was a boss in the room as I had expected; an Elf male who appeared very much similar to the Elf King. I could already feel the wickedness oozing from his very genes. My 11 years of experience whispered to me: that’s definitely the incarnation of evil.
The wicked boss who had been sitting on his throne shot to his feet and shouted, “That sword, could it be…!”
He seemed to know of Holy Sword 2, a joyful news which I hadn’t expected at all, because Demon King Pedonar had left some profound bait saying, “Show Holy Sword 2 to the Oblivion Dragon King,” before his death. In the 4th Playthrough I took down the Demon King straightaway and it ended, yet it was in an unexpected place that I discovered a clue to the sword.
“You know about this Holy Sword?”
“Of course! I am extremely well aware.”
“But O Hero, how is it that you have come this far alone? I do not see my daughter who went out to receive you at the palace entranc—Guegh?!”
After leading the boss’ line of sight onto Holy Sword 2, I threw a hard blow at his slender jaw. This was but the beginning, however. Cut! Stab! And pummel!
“It would’ve been real dangerous if I didn’t know.”
“K-keuh… O Hero, why do you attack…?”
I had obtained extremely important information from the boss’ words—that there was another monster similar to him.
▷Race: Chaos Elf
▷Job: Deposed King(Fame=Authority↓)
▷Skills: Elementalism(SSS) Archery(SS) Oblivion(SS) Blessing(SS) Perseverance(SS)…
▷Condition: Seal, Astonishment, Confusion, Panic, Shock
This was the boss’ Status. It was on a different league from the pathetic Elf King who lost his wife to the Demon King. They were only similar in appearance. The ranks and make up of the boss’ Skills were at a terrifying level. Perhaps the one relief was that his defensive Skills were relatively lower ranked.
I could handle going one-on-one against him, but two of such opponents would be impossible. So…
“Shut it and die already!”
I had to take the boss down while he was alone before his darned daughter, who was supposedly lurking at the palace entrance, noticed something was up.
“O-O Hero! Let us talk for just a moment…!”
Fallen to a disadvantage, the boss insisted on talking peacefully; however, I knew—the moment I let my heart soften at his offer of peace and showed an opening, the boss who was pretending to be aggrieved would close his mouth cleanly and counter-attack.
Now wasn’t the time to hesitate. The boss’ darned daughter could be on her way back. I would become disadvantaged the more I dragged out the time.
▶Confused: I did take a rough scan through your student record, but what kind of experience did Student Kang Han Soo gather during those 11 years…?
‘Me? I lived amidst the deception and backstabbing of my companions!’
“I won’t be fooled anymore.”
“Kuh! How could one called Hero be so rash-”
His heart pierced through by Holy Sword 2, the boss’ life came to an end.
My Level shot up.
And Black-Box advanced in rank as well.
“Hmm. Is there some connection between races of similar attribute…?”
I could no longer pass it off as coincidence. If only to oppose the Fantasy God who only let retards graduate, this was worth investigating. But where would it be good to start…
“My father the King, I did not see the Hero who released the seal on the underground priso… My father!?”
It seemed like I could get investigating right away.
Translator : Hunnybuttachips
Editor : Fujimaru