“Brother Gams, it will be okay and we will survive the Temptation of the Evil God.”
Carol is pulling the sleeves of Gams and asking him questions.
I think she could be aiming for him too because in the end she too is a girl….Is it because of his manly appearance?
“The defenses have been hardened so we will be okay even if the monster come. You can rest assured.”
“Yup! Brother will protect us in case of trouble.. ”
Carol embraces Gams with a face full of smile.
Chem is grinding her teeth without trying to hide her anger.
“I have already told you many time that he is not your brother but mine.”
“My brother, the sister-in-law is scaring me.”
My eyes popped out with frightened expression!?!!…….Is she already a women even though she is so young?
“Ufufufufufu. Onee-chan’s voice was disturbing, but it’s fine. …… Now seriously tell me….can we overcome this situation?”
“We need to because we only have this place”
Lodis, who was nearby has also joined in the conversation. His wife Lyra facial expression is dark.
Their village was destroyed by a large monster horde on the day of the Temptation of the Evil God. It is natural for one to be wary.
The one most familiar with this situation of this forest should be Murus.
Murus shifted his line of sight and stopped picking up herbs. He seems to be wanting to say something.
“I have already told you all several times, this place is called Forbidden Forest. The danger is quite high due the different variety and different habitat of the monsters. I also want to be away from the temptation of the Evil God, so I’m sorry …”
He seems to be shaking his head unfortunately but I know his true nature so everything looks like a play to me.
“No, no. It was enough for you to lend us help. We all were saved because of you including my brother.”
Chem deeply bows and smiles.
I was impressed, if I didn’t know everything then I would have really thought of him as a gentle pharmacist. I am really sorry.
“The wheels of the wagon is at its limit even if you stay. We still won’t have the skills to repair the wheels and it would be impossible to leave the forest on foot …… That’s alright, Mr. Murus.”
“If I am alone or with Gams, It is possible to get out of the forest but I am not confident to escape together with everyone.”
“We will resist and endure here. That’s the only way to survive. We will try our best to survive.”
Villagers declare this in an usually loud voice.
I was curious about the expression of Murus, so I zoomed and looked at it. It looks like he is worried…… but It might be a play.
“Thank you so much, Mr. Murus. Honestly, I want your help but I don’t want you to get involved ”
Gams deeply bows and spokes the word of gratitude.
All the villagers except Carol bow their heads. Only Carol doesn’t seem to understand the situation but after looking around she too imitates the adults.
I understand now. The villagers seem to have expected this situation already.
“Please raise your head. It was my duty. There is a desire in me to help you. However, my family and loved ones are waiting for me.
I was going to leave tonight. I will make medicinal herbs which might be useful in battle just like last time so please use them. “
That was a decisive decision. I coudn’t measure his sincerity because of the expression on his face.
“Murs-san, will you be gone?”
“I’m sorry, Carol-chan”
“I would feel lonely. Please visit us again in the future.”
Murus gently pat Carols head who is holding his hand and is looking up with tears.
If you are not informed about everything then you will find the scene very touching.
More than two weeks have passed since he came here. The may have been slight change in his feeling after living and sleeping together with the villagers.
I coudn’t figure out what kind of person he was, but I feel that he is not a bad guy. Isn’t he monitoring the situation of the villagers to find out their identity and truth.
Even if he coudn’t fight with the villagers, at least he doesn’t have any intention of doing any harm to the villagers….I believe.
The discussion was soon over and everyone turns back to their work silently.
Murus’ withdrawal is confirmed. We lose one man just two days before the Temptation of the Evil God.
The villagers seemed to have been prepared for this outcome, their eyes have a strong will to survive, rather than depression.
I leaned back on the chair and stretched out my body.
I looked at the clock……It will be time to go to work soon.
I am short on time, soon the car of the cleaning company will reach my home to pick me up.
I wore the light green work clothes which were handed out to be a few days ago and got down to the first floor. The dishes were already on the table and mother was sitting there full of smile.
Soon the sound of the horn of the car was heard so I hurried and headed to the entrance.
“See you later.”
“I am coming!”
For now, lets concentrate on work. I need to earn money and a good job so I can help the villagers.
Translator Notes and Comments:
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