Alchemist McDawn POV
I’m McDawn Howell .
I now use a pseudonym and call myself 『Nico』 .
I only researched in isolated cabins . Still, when I realized that my research could be useful in the war effort, people from many countries began to look at me differently and tried to capture me .
After escaping their chase and running out of money and food, I was searching for something to eat in the Franbel Forest when I got lost .
Had the cat not rescued me in the forest, I would have died in the wild like that .
And that cat was using four-dimensional space and light magic .
Who knows, maybe it was just a brilliant wizard who was transformed .
Next time I see them, I’ll say thank you again .
Knock, knock . There’s a knock on the door .
「Nico-sama! The bath is ready! 」
「Thanks . 」
My body is quite dirty and sweaty .
I was expecting to just wipe it down with water, but I didn’t expect them to provide me with a bath .
Is it because I’m treated as the King’s guest, even though baths are only supposed to be available to royalty and nobility?
The bathtub, which looked like a large wooden tub, was large enough that I could stretch out and not reach the edge of the tub .
Mhm, it feels good .
「Hero-sama! Nico-sama is taking a bath now! 」
「So, what’s the problem? I’m going in .
I’m sweating so much . 」
「Nico-sama is a very important guest!
Please don’t be rude! 」
「All right, all right . 」
Hmm? Voices can be heard from behind the door .
「Ah—, it’s training, training every day .
Oh, man . Can’t we take a break? 」
A black-haired boy walked in . Naked .
「Uh, wait a minute . 」
「Haa—, this is so refreshing!
If I could have coffee milk after a bath, it would be great— 」
I wonder why this boy is so unphased .
Is it okay for men and women to take a bath together?
「Anyway, you’re a handsome guy .
Your body is so slender, it’s like a woman… Hmmm? 」
The boy looks at my lower body and blushes .
「You’re a woman?! Shit!
Why didn’t you stop that soldier?! 」
He rushed out as he said it .
I was warm enough to get out of the bath .
After wiping myself down with a cloth, I put on some clothes and went back to my room to sleep .
She received an apology from the King the next day .
He said he thought I was a man .
While I don’t think of myself as a beautiful girl, I’m kinda hurt .