Wfb

Original web novel by k.linH

Wfb: Chapter 83

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Chapter 83: As We Move from 1 Arc to Another, Please Forgive the Transition Pains

… Somehow, it was hard for me to wake up in the morning, and even when I woke up I was still tired.

?

Hm? I wonder if I’ve ever felt tired from lack of sleep ever since I came into this world.

Even though it was a regular occurrence in Japan.

But, you know, I really pushed myself last night, and whatever you’d call that situation with the Aether, resonating or something … un, it might not be such a weird thing.

And by the way, after Hibiki-chan had fallen asleep and before I fell asleep I did check my status… but there was nothing.

“Hahaha, see, it was all in my head.”

But somehow, the cold sweat wouldn’t stop, so I used Analyze(4) on myself.


NAME: Jun
TYPE: Human – Female – 202 Moons (conversion: 16 Years)

ANALYSIS: An A Rank blade Craftsman and a C Rank Adventurer of mysterious origins.

ATTEMPTING TITLE ANALYSIS
The Avatar of Light Magic

It was very, very hard to suppress the groan that threatened to leap from my throat.

AAAAH, where is the [NO TITLE SPECIFIED] that I had previously?!

This … wait.

I checked it with this world’s regular Analyze. (more…)

Wfb: Chapter 82

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Chapter 82: Great Alibis are Meaningless if You’re Conspirator is a Useless Liar

I really want to know more about Pelma-san and LeeAnne’s relationship, but unfortunately they left, along with Ragnall, really really quickly.

It would be weird for LeeAnne, the leader of the North Wind Troupe who specialized in organizing information from all Adventurers, was missing for a long period of time.

More than weird, it would be suspicious.

And now we were talking about Asahina-san.

Or more specifically, Asahina-san’s transformation.

“It really isn’t an illusion. My hair really is this short now. Although it was a little longer than a bob in Japan, but it was definitely waist-length here … right?”

Asahina-san ran her hands through her shoulder-length hair.

It responded perfectly, glinting lightly in a natural, black sheen, and she said it felt like real hair and moved like real hair. (more…)

Wfb: Chapter 81

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Chapter 81: Sometimes Your Most Powerful Allies can be the Most Unlikely People

In ArchLeg, Asahina-san was a high-ranking elven Assassin named Echo.

It’s a complete mismatch with her quiet personality.

I assumed she would be an archer or magic user at first.

I even thought, ‘Hm, Midori-chan and Asahina-san will have overlapping characters,’ but apparently that isn’t going to be the case.

By the way, it’s the critical/back-stab type Assassin class, not the stealth/sneak attack Assassin class.

“So when you first woke up, you were already fitted with a slave collar and those shackles…”

Seimei-san made a troubled look.

That is worrisome indeed. (more…)

Wfb: Chapter 80

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Chapter 80: After Finishing a Big Project, the Answer to your Future Steps Should Always Be Ice Cream. But Don’t Actually Say That in your Presentation

While the elf girl, that is, Asahina-san, was taking a bath, Seimei-san and I were downstairs in the middle of a discussion.

We still don’t know everything about Asahina-san, where she was summoned, how she became a slave, etc, etc, but unfortunately, right now we don’t really have the opportunity to do anything about it.

See, there was this thing that was happening just a little while earlier where people were attacking the city…

Yeah, so Seimei-san and I are exchanging information.

Even though it was still my complete miss, I felt a little bit better that the device that made those fake spirit trees had been basically locked away in another dimension.

Although it might be bad form to think that way… un. I shouldn’t use this as an excuse for not being vigilant enough.

However!

I am upset that the Guild and Sir Ilyos apparently knew about those devices and never told anyone.

There might be no guarantee that I could have done anything about them, but there is also no guarantee that I couldn’t do anything about them.

Even if they were trying to keep things a secret for well-intentioned reasons, in the end I can only call their intentions short-sighted.

After discovering that the devices had been sealed by Dark Magic, Seimei-san quickly ran to try to unseal them and destroy them…

But before he could even get to a single one, they had activated. (more…)

Wfb: Chapter 79

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Chapter 79: Even if they Lived on the Other Side of the Country, Meeting Someone Who Came from the Same Country in a Foreign Land Always Feels Like a Miracle

“I’ve sent away the guards at my house by guilt-tripping them into aiding Sir Ilyos. So is that the girl?”

Seimei-san came hurrying back down the mountain.

I had contacted both Masaki and Seimei-san in a group chat and told them that Ragnall and I were going to be at Seimei-san’s house, but instead we’re hidden in the shadows outside Lydia Nee-san’s – that is, the receptionist at the bathhouse – house.

I had told them that I needed help hiding a girl that “the enemy” was after, but other than that I hadn’t told them much about the situation.

Just that, “It’s kind of important, and definitely should be kept a secret.”

Masaki looks anxiously at me, but the communication crystal he’s been clutching has been glittering for a while, so the time we all have together is short. (more…)

Wfb: Chapter 77

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Chapter 77: Sewers are Gross

It seems like it will actually take some effort to remove the elf girl’s shackles, so I shear through her chains with a neutral magic material cutter, Sever.

It works well against rigid materials like metals, but not so well against materials like leather.

By the way, I did think about using Sever on the shackles, but first of all the fragments made from Sever usually separate a bit violently, and second, it seems the shackles are reinforced against being broken or cut.

If I spent some time I might be able to force them off, but time is what we don’t really have.

But at least her arms and legs aren’t entangled with the chains anymore. I can carry her piggy-back now instead of a princess carry.

Although I think she could have run on her own, the shackles are kind of heavy, and in the first place, it’s questionable whether she would be able to keep up with me and Ragnall. And, well, she’s not wearing shoes.

And we’re running along the sides of a sewer. (more…)

Wfb: Chapter 76

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Chapter 76: When the Victim is Sneaking Through a Forest in the Darkness and Steps on a Stick and Alerts the Murderer, I Always Wonder; What Would the Murderer do if He Runs After it and it Turns out to be a Bear?

When we emerge from the chute, we’re covered in cobwebs.

Even if it was a garbage chute, it appears that this building had been vacant for quite some time before it was recently purchased, and the purchasers didn’t care to make the building livable.

Who were the purchasers?

I don’t know who they were on paper, but there’s little doubt that it’s this mysterious group of no-gooders.

… I am covered with cobwebs.

Unnng. (more…)

Wfb: Chapter 75

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Chapter 75: It’s not Like There’s Not Bad Things in Modern Society, but Much of Modern Society is Blind to Bad Things

Ragnall is completely unconscious.

Wh-wh-what am I supposed to do?

Biology and medicine aren’t my fields! I think we more than proved that when Lor attempted to teach me about mana pots a while ago!

Besides, Ragnall seemed like he knew what he was doing right before he went under so he should be alright …

… no, that’s, that’s called wishful thinking, Jun. Calm down.

I take a deep breath. (more…)

Wfb: Chapter 74

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Chapter 74: Some People Get Really Angry When There’s Some Sort of Annoying Background Noise; It’s Better Not to Irritate them Further.

“… To think you can actually contact someone like that without a magic item or anything.”

Ragnall said as I cut off the Friend Chat.

He said it in a whisper.

Even while I was using Friend Chat, we were still moving forward.

Which is why I kept my message to Seimei-san short.

It was a pity that there’s no in-game mail system… but this isn’t a game.

I pressed my lips tightly together.

Eh?

Suddenly I notice a change in our surroundings.

This … the tunnel has been widened. (more…)

Wfb: Chapter 73

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Chapter 73:  People Going in Different Directions Under Unclear Goals in Different Places is a Scene of Chaos

Although Nyl City can be considered to be a big city, it’s because the city is built upwards along the mountainside; it’s a tiered city. In an aerial view of the city, it can be considered on the small side.

Why is this relevant?

It’s because anything reasonably loud can be heard from anywhere in the city.

Meaning, those explosions and those screams in the city … we can totally hear them. You don’t even need to have Augment Body to hear them.

All eyes, including ours, were drawn to the small, slit-like windows.

That’s a … those are … eels? (more…)