[NTBG] Chapter 36 (2/2): Happy Life


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Translator: Asada

Editor: Kylerboi (edited)


Well, it’s been few days since the Okumas came along.

It was not a lie that they are good at woodworks. In just a few days, they have built a log cabin inside the fence for them. Kan and Ran now live there. The room in the cave is now used as a semi-storage instead.

They have few conversations with the villagers because of their lacking speaking ability. Since they look like Red Panda and do their work diligently, they have a good reputation everywhere.

Well since I am not particularly busy right now, I am watching them.

I was worried as their food might not have been similar to humans, but it seems we don’t need to worry about it. They seem to eat everything.

The two of them also built some small items to reduce inconveniences in the village’s day to day tasks.

They are currently building a hut to store food, which should be completed soon.

Speaking of Ran and Kan, the story of their previous experience seems true. They found the location of a secret storehouse cleverly concealed inside the cave.

“Explosives”

“It’s dangerous!”

The inside was full of boxes filled with dynamites and bombs.

“A bomb???”

“For breaking the hard rocks?”

“No, it’s definitely more dangerous.”

Chem tries to stretch her hand and tries to pick it up.

While I wondered what to do with the boxes containing the bomb, Kan and Ran carried them back to their storage room inside the cave…… Is it fine?

Another striking recent event was that everyone finally found out that Murus is a woman.

Kan and Ran like to bath so they made a wooden bathtub. When they decided to take a bath, Gams invited Murus to bath with the men.

“I noticed it a little late but does he still think she is a man?”

Everyone was surprised except Kan, Ran and Laila.

Elves are said to be a long-living species. For hundreds of years. Their appearance is a bit genderless and they don’t differentiate much for their genders when they are old.

So, when deciding whether an elf is old or young, one should focus on their way of speaking and tone.

Chem and Carol became prepared for the appearance of another rival, Murus, but they judged it that they shouldn’t be worried as there is a large age gap of hundreds of years.

I know the good mood Gams and Murus have during their hunts….. both of you should be vigilant.

However, it would be strange to advise this in the oracle so I decided to just watch them with warm eyes.

Though the real intention was that one should never ever involve himself in such dangerous scenarios.

The dwelling of the villagers is still mainly in the cave, but since huts are built around it, it now looks like a proper village. I am a bit embarrassed of my village-building skills.

“Ran and Kan are ok for now. Next is to continue the development of the village.”

Despite the addition of Kan and Ran, we still lack manpower.

And Temptation of Evil God will be here in one week.

Unlike the last time, in addition to Gams and Murus, Kan and Ran can also fight. It seems that most beast-men have better physical capabilities than humans and there fighting style is quick.

I saw a scene where Ran killed a monster with Gams before. He climbed the tree with a spear in his mouth and then jumped on the monsters from high ground.

Dual wielding Gams, Murus with a bow and two beastmen with spears. The balance seems pretty good.

There is also the healer, Chem. This is a balanced party.

Judging on the strength of the Temptation of the Evil God last time, they should be able to pass through it without my help.

In addition, the number of Goblins has decreased around this area due the destruction of their bases.

However, it still is a common sense in a game for the enemy to gradually become stronger and the difficulty rises. If you are careless then you can have a rather painful end.

However, there is the Golem Summon saved as insurance so I am not worried.

This time we have already secured the areas where the monsters might be summoned. We have also learned about their operation timings so we should be able to face them properly.

There is no need to prepare in advance such as installing pikes outside the fences or dig the ground around the village to create difficulty for the monsters.

I have gained generous knowledge about strategies and traps from warring states periods. As for crafting those traps, I was confident in Ran and Kan.

“I was worried the previously, but this time I can just relax and wait.”

Within a week everything should be ready.

I leaned my body on the back of the chair and stretched while looking at the glass terrarium.

“Destiny, you took off the case again and walked outside right?”

I wonder if it hates small places because it leaves the terrarium quite often and is always moving all around the room.

However it might run into danger in the middle of his tour, especially when I am not around.

It looks like he knows I am angry with him so he went back to the case as if I was watching the rewind of a video.

He quickly restored the glass plate which was shifted from its position while returning. It can use escape tricks, its head should be really smart.

If the weather was not cold then we could have taken a walk outside, but it’s a rather weird pet so….

….but when I see Destiny, he seems calm despite the snow.

According to my internet research, there are lizards that are resistant to cold and are present in Russia and the Arctic, but I am not willing to try it with Destiny.

There is no way to investigate such detail right now. He looks similar to an armadillo lizard but there are many differences compared to the pictures on the internet.

“I am worried, but it is a member of my family”

A mysterious lizard and a mysterious game. Will one day both the mysteries will be solved?

I look at the villagers and Destiny alternatively with a mixed sense of expectation and anxiety.


Translator and Editor Notes:

Phew..again…its really hard to manage the site and translate at the same time 😅 ~ Asada

Well the story will soon shift to a different perspective and will show some new exciting findings for us. ~ Asada

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