[Next]There’s no more tragady, you can read with easy.
is still here.
As the name suggest.
By the way, this is a pokan face. Eyes become white circle.
Tsukkomi: straight man in Japanese comedy manzai.
Mile Chapter 56: Enemies are Coming
“I don’t remember anything after all of 『Red Lightning Bolt』 was killed.
Only the two coachmen witnessed and told me everything … They were scared of me.
They had been mumuring all the way when they told me everything like 『I will be killed if I lie』.
Well, I can’t blame them.
The property of that merchant was forfeited and handed over to the bereaved families of the 『Red Lightning Bolt』.
The money I got from selling dad’s carriage and goods was also handed over to the bereaved at that time.
It seems rare to wake up to magical talent during a crisis of life.
Well, most people will die at that time.
So I was also examined throughly.
As a result, there were no great powers like what everyone said there would be.
But there were many people who witnessed that fire.
So it seems my magic was strengthened by my emotion. I couldn’t control myself back then. As long as I still had magic power, I would continue shooting fire magic. I became unconscious because of magical deficiency, and my memory became uncertain.
That’s what other hunters after the investigation said.
“What? That’s all?” (Rena)
“So you want us to say something like:『Is that what you wanted to say?』, 『so you want to kill bandits』or 『you will not get anything from hatred!』,『 Don’t hate people, hating people is bad for your heart!』…” (Pauline)
Rena face became red as Pauline talked to her.
And after thinking for a while, Maevis said to Rena.
“Let’s not practice killing people” (Mile)
Rena was surprised at the words of Mile that followed after Maevis’s words.
“Well, there is always a time called 『first time』for anyone, anything, I think that there’s no need to forcibly set up a place for that, just prepare yourself for that time properly” (Pauline)
With Pauline’s words, Rena had no words to return.
All the good things she just said became messed up.
“Anyway, let’s not forcibly try to kill the other party until the time comes, but I will not hesitate and kill the enemy if they plan to harm anyone, be it allies or irrelevant people.
Because human life is always more important than the bandits’s lives.
Maevis kept on speaking.
“Ar… are you stupid! Such a thing …” (Rena) (Ba, baka janaino! Son’na koto)
“Also, they don’t have to be captured intact, and there is healing magic if they get serious injure or lose a body part. There are places where criminal slaves can work besides mines. …. If they get sick, they will die. It’s only prolonging their life until 『that time』
It wasn’t necessary to forcibly kill them and there was no need to take the risk of capturing them alive either.
The one who got captured alive would become money and they would regret it for a long time.
The basic policy was to capture but without forcing ourselves too much.
Well, but when you need get information, it will be a bit different …” (Pauline)
Rena was silent for a while, but she murmured.
“Okay, I get it … “ (Rena) (Wakatta wa yo…)
After a while, the horse-drawn carriage stopped and it was time for lunch.
“Hey, you are just …” (Rena) (Anta nē)
“If you eat so much, your body’s movement will be bad! Well, if you don’t eat, you will be hungry but you can still fight!” (Rena)
“Even a child would know it” (Rena)
“What kind of body do you have!” (Rena)
“Lena, aren’t you tired ?” (Mile)
“Whose fault is it!” (Rena)
“Uhm, are you okay?” (FW member)
Three members of『Flame Wolf』come up and talk to Rena, who got tired from keep tsukkomi (T.N: Poor Rena, Mile not only doesn’t cheer her up but also force her to become a Tsukkomi)
“When this escort quest is done, how about you go with us …” (FW member)
She never heard it until the end, Rena reject right away.
Of course, anyone would want party with four beautiful girl, even more they are really strong and have storage.
But, for them to think these girls would join them are really naive. If these girls want, any B rank party would welcome them. These girl don’t join any party because they don’t need it.
While listening to their circumstances, the men of 『Dragon Breath』 were looking at them with a sorry eye. but Vera and Jeanne, the women of the party are looking at them with cold eyes.
After finishing a big break that also served lunch. Everyone back to travel again.
Although bandits we captured this time weren’t the main objective, if they left it unchecked, they may attack other merchant, and in some cases escorts and merchants could have killed. Considering from the request of the client is “Annihilation of bandits”. Capture these bandits may also consider part of the quest.
However, if more bandits are coming, we will not have the leasure to capture more. The『Fishing』plan by the『Red oath』 which is too effective is canceled. So everyone in the『Red oath』right now sit on their original place in the forth carriage.
In the horse-drawn carriage, Lena was thinking while holding her knees.
“Bandits are enemies. They are villain exploiting from those who are seriously living and robbing their lives.
Like goblins and orcs, it is a vermin and it is an existence to kill.
Even if they are still alive when the fight is over, you shouldn’t keep them alive.
How many people have them killed so far and they dropped the family down to the depths of despair?
And if they escape, the damage will continue to increase.
And they may even trying to kill the hunters who caught them after they escape.
It may even target hunter’s family and friends as well.
It is best to kill them. Everyone will be safe, less troublesome, and our mind will be clear up.
Didn’t the knight that Maevis admire has the mission to kill the bad guy?
I killed humans.
Why do I not remember?
… Did it because I don’t want to remember it?
… Stupid. They are enemies of everyone of the 『Red Lightning Bolt』. I regret nothing!
『If I kill them, they only feel pain for a moment』 and 『In a mine, they will suffer until death due to an accident or sickness, and continue to regret …』
I don’t need to mind anything, I will do it freely according to my own way.” (Rena’s thought)
Maevis is pulling a sword and polishing it.
And Mile, she is sleeping as her mouth open, she has drool on her face.
Next time, no one will die! Definitely!” (Rena)
Rena. she was a hard-hitting little girl.
Biku! (SFX in Mile’s mind, I guess it was beep sound of nano machine)
And Mile opened her eyes.
“As I always ask, how do you know ?” (Rena)
Pii~i~i~i ~! (SFX)
“What’s wrong, the enemy?” (Bart)
“How do you know?” (Brett)
“About twenty people, Can you tell me a bit more?” (Bart)
“Well, they have 19 people, arrange with 9-9-1.” (Mile)
“Uhm … what did you say!” (Mile)
He was negligible.
“Call everyone, it’s an emergency!” (Bart)
And soon, all of them gathered, Bart’s explanation began.
“It’s probably them, I heard that they are over twenty people, but it’s less than I thought”
“No, it is natural that the report of the number of such requests is considerably more or less than it actually is. In the place with bad vision like forest, we can mistake the number of enemies.”
Members of 『Flame Wolf』feel weird that Bart still silent thinking, even he is the leader of this joint escort quest.
Bart looked around everyone’s surpised face, slowly said.
“In many countries, troops organize squads with a group of 9 people.
8 soldiers and 1 squad leader.
8 soldiers will be either divide into 2 groups of 4 soldiers or 4 groups of 2 soldiers. And the squad leader will command them.
4 squads will be organized as 1 platoon.
1 platoon will have 1 commander (指揮官) , 1 vice-commander (副官) , 2 senior officier (上級下士官)
Total 40 people.
And this senior officier is entrusted with the command of two squads respectively…” (Bart)
“… That’s right, waiting ahead is another twenty soldiers, including commanders and adjutives.
“This is an impossible mission! Because I thought they were at most 26-27 bandits, and with 12 hunters in our joint party, we can win with 1 hunter take care of 2 bandits ! But with 40 people, they are also soldiers. There’s no way we can win!” (Brett)
“Why is the army! Since when has the army become bandits. It’s so strange, are they also coming to rob and kill us?” (FW’s members)
“… Trade destruction?” (???) (T.N: sorry, I can’t guess who talking)
“Eh? are you an Idiot?” (???) (E? Omae wa bakana n janakatta no ka?)
“Who said such a thing!” (FW’s members) (Dare ga son’na koto o itta no yo)
Just wait, Next chapter we will see how Hilarious Mile will be. Because no matter how you look at her, Mile is just an average girl. She won’t do something like solo 40 of them.
And how ruthless Pauline will be.
Rena and Maevis is only so-so.