The goblin in that estranged group that was with the protagonist when he defeated an orc. He is currently a noble class, the highest amongst the protagonist’s subordinates. He prefers to use the spear.
[Goblin] Gi Gu
The former leader of the village. He was pressured by the protagonist in his goblin noble form, and was added to his subordinates. He uses the long sword, and is relatively smart for a goblin rare. Became a goblin noble in chapter 39.
[Goblin] Gi Gi
He evolved while hunting spear deer with the protagonist.
He prefers to use the axe. His goblin class is rare.
[Goblin] Gi Go
A goblin with many wounds on his body. The food of his horde was stolen by the gray wolves, so he made a decision to follow the protagonist. He is the most experienced amongst the goblin rares. His weapon is a curved katana. He acts like a samurai.
Recently became a noble, and received the divine protection of the Sword God, Ra Baruza.
[Goblin] Gi Za
The druid goblin rare that recently joined them.
[Goblin] Gi Ji
A goblin rare. He evolved in chapter 37 after hunting with Gi Ga. He has the <> skill which makes him great for scouting.
[Goblin] Gi Do
Druid. Uses wind magic.
[Goblin] Gi Jii
Goblin Rare. From Gi Gu’s Faction. He is known for his <> which allows him to see his opponent’s weakness.
[Goblin] Gi Da
Goblin Rare. From Gi Ga’s faction. Notable skills are <> and <>.
[Goblin] Gi Zu.
Goblin Rare. The goblin favored by the Mad God (Zu Oru). Has the <> skill.
[Goblin] Gi Zo
Druid. Water magician.
[Goblin] Gi De
Leader of Paradua, one of the four goblin tribes and are known for their use of rider-beasts, which are essentially giant tigers.
Leader of Gaidga, one of the four goblin tribes and are known for their valor and brutish strength.
Receiver of the title, The First Archer. He is the second in command in Ganra, one of the four tribes known for their rare ability amongst goblins to use bows.
The Princess of Ganra. She is the only female goblin rare introduced so far.
CHAPTER 74: AT THE GI VILLAGE Status Name Gi Ga Rax Race Goblin Level 89 Class Noble; Guardian Possessed Skills Spearmanship C+; Overpowering Howl; Omnivorous; Instant Kill; Adherent of the King; Spear Throwing; Warrior's Soul; Indomitable Soul; Insight Attributes None Subordinate Beasts None Abnormal Status Because of the artificial leg – fighting prowess is down 30%
Reshia groaned at the scene before her.
A gift from the “king” had arrived just a while ago, and tidings say that the four tribes have joined under his banner. The campaign was a success.
But that didn’t matter, what was truly important was that “thing” before her.
Cynthia and Gastra have been groaning ceaselessly from a distance a long while now. They didn’t dare approach Reshia.
Reshia looked again at the black tiger before her.
“This is a rider-beast that the king has sent for Lord Gi Ga. It is our Paradua Tribe’s black tiger. Please accept it.”
The goblin that came riding on that rider-beast politely bowed his head. He seemed to resemble those humans that loved horses, but a second look at the goblin’s face would make anyone forget such thoughts.
When Lili returned from her hunt, she noticed Reshia glaring at the rider-beast, deep wrinkles drawn upon her forehead. Panicking, she hurriedly walked up to Reshia.
Meanwhile, Gi Ga, the one-armed one-legged goblin, was so overcome with emotion that he could not say a word past a groan. Reshia ill-humoredly nodded to the goblin’s affections.
Lili approached Reshia, unaware of that pressure that seemed to strike fear even in the heart of the rider-beast.
For the meantime, I should try and get her away from it, she thought.
“Congratulations, Lord Gi Ga.”
“As expected of our king!”
“Thank goodness. Thank goodness!”
The beast warrior, Gi De, the water magician, Gi Zo, the spearman, Gi Da, each and every single one of them congratulated Gi Ga, while Reshia’s countenance darkened and Lili’s heart went pitter-patter.
Lili turned Reshia around.
“Oh, you’re back?”
It was her usual smile, Reshia’s usual smile, but… something was different.
“The king hasn’t forgotten about Lord Gi Ga.”
“This must be a reward for your loyalty, Lord Gi Ga. Our wounded comrades will be glad to hear of this.”
“Thank goodness. Thank goodness!”
Reshia twitched for an instant, then in the next moment she froze. Gi De’s words hadn’t escaped her, and her smile went as stiff as a doll on strings, leaving even Lili to freeze.
It was then that it finally occurred to her why Reshia was acting this way. But that was only an understanding, an understanding of the cause. And that by in itself was not enough to solve the problem at hand. Yet, be that as it may, she could not just stand idle either. For if this were to be handled poorly, not one person here would be getting off scot-free from the eruption of Mt. Reshia.
“S-Surely the king must…”
She could not stand the tense atmosphere, so she tried to say something.
“Surely the king must what?”
But Lili’s poor attempt was only met by Reshia’s cold voice. She was smiling, but that was exactly what made it terrifying. Lili shivered.
“…Must be busy.”
“Must be busy?”
At that moment, the sound of clicking seemed to have reached her ears. The freezing air from before had fully frozen over. This is bad, Lili thought, but it was too late. She had no way out. If she tried to forcefully change the direction of this conversation, Mt. Reshia will certainly erupt.
“I’m sure next time…”
But she can’t give up, not until the end.
“Next time… But what about this time?”
Ah, that’s not good, she realized.
“Why!? Why don’t I get anything!!!”
Those words were said with so much power that even the poor black tiger couldn’t help but prostrate in fear.
While Lili was trying to cheer Reshia up, Gi Ga Rax was struggling to ride the rider-beast.
He sat himself on the saddle and grabbed the reins, but no matter what he did, he could not clamp his tiger-steed hard enough because of his prosthetic leg.
A little speed from the black tiger, and Gi Ga would immediately find himself patting his back on the ground.
But he did not give up.
If the words of the messenger were to be trusted, then the king had boasted of his loyalty as the greatest amongst the goblins.
If so, then there was no other choice. He had to respond to it, to the king’s faith. He had to ride the black tiger.
Day after day, hour after hour, Gi Ga worked himself to the bone, trying to ride that black tiger. He fell and fell, and many more times did he fall. But in time, those falls grew less and less.
Impressed by his improvement, even the Paradua messenger couldn’t help but become zealous at teaching. And they trained from morn till dusk, day after day.
“That’ll be all for today, Lord Gi Ga.”
“I can still do more…”
Gi Ga still couldn’t ride with his spear, but he was proficient enough now that he could ride with one hand.
“No, we’ll be riding in the evening tomorrow, so you should get some rest.”
Gi Ga affixed the reigns to the black tiger’s mouth and patted its head.
The black tiger happily purred, and the messenger from Paradua went wide-eyed.
“Looks like you’ve gotten used to Hakuou already.”
“It’s because of your exceptional teaching, Lord Alashd.”
Aluhaliha had sent his adjutant, Alashd, as messenger out of consideration for the Gi Village. Being older than Hal, Alashd has much hunting experience under his belt. He may be a little worse at the spear, being only the 3rd best spearman in the tribe, but with Aluhaliha retiring, that 3rd would soon be 2nd.
“I was wondering what the boss was thinking when he sent me, but I think I understand now.”
“What do you mean?”
The two goblins chatted as they led the black tiger to the village.
“He told me to see – with my own two eyes – the King of the East’s loyal subject. The boss seems to be really serious about unifying the goblins under him.”
Alashd laughed at the puzzled Gi Ga.
“Once I’m done with this mission, I’ll be one of the elders. And of course, the boss would want me to give my opinion then.”
“Is that necessary?”
What a hassle, Gi Ga’s face seemed to say. Alashd laughed even harder at that.
“Right, it’s certainly a hassle. But to lead a tribe, that much is necessary.”
“…Hmm, our king is indeed great.”
“…But of course.
And so, the two goblins returned to the village along with the setting sun.Status Name Alashd Race Paradua Goblin Level 70 Class Rare Possessed Skills Mounted Spearmanship; Riding; Spearmanship C+; Leadership C+; Charge; Cooperation C+; Beast Heart; Adjutant's Knowledge; Sixth Sense Attributes None Subordinate Beasts None Beloved Steed Shiou Abnormal Status Because of the artificial leg – fighting prowess is do