NPC Town Building Game - Chapter 13 (1/2): I Didn’t Know That My Father Was Worried About Me
Editor: Kylerboi, SunderMind
“Thank you so much!”
I gave my thanks to the president after getting out of the car in front of my house.
Today’s job finished earlier than normal. It seems that the night work will continue for three more days.
However, it was dark and the clock has crossed the dinner’s hour.
“Am I going to be eating alone again?”
Because I have recently started working I don’t get any time to eat dinner together with my family and eating alone makes me lonely.
Up until now, I was more concerned about how my family viewed me rather than eating alone.
I laughed at my own feelings.
When I entered the house, father was in the living room and mother in the kitchen.
“Oh, you are back. If I knew you were coming home early, then I would have waited so that we could have the meal together.”
“Don’t worry about it. The cleaning job simply ended earlier today.”
“Oh…Sorry, you must be hungry. Let me make some dinner for you.”
My mother who seemed more cheerful than usual lit the stove while humming.
Did something good happen?
If I asked my father, then I might be able to learn why my mother is so happy, but I am still a bit nervous to talk with him.
He is a serious father who rarely laughs. I can’t remember ever having a decent conversation with him after becoming a NEET. The last time when we had a normal conversation must have been during the time when I was still in university.
But It feels like … I can talk to him now.
I saw my father sitting on the sofa reading a newspaper with his back facing me. I want to say, “I’m glad mother is happy, but did something happen?”
However … It’s not easy to get rid of my bad habits and gain confidence.
Still…I should gather more courage and talk. I need to properly thank him for the part-time job.
“The rice is cooked~~”
My mother’s voice completely overshadowed my voice.
…… She finished the meal.
My mother sat at the dinner table in front of me, full of smiles.
My usually talkative mother isn’t saying anything and her whole body is overflowing with an aura telling me to ask her why is she so happy. Her aura is definitely reaching me… I wonder why is she doing this.
“Mom, did something happen?”
“Fufu, do you wish to know?”
I want you to stop saying what you want to say.
Usually, the conversation starts with a lot of bragging, and to be honest, I don’t want to hear it.
But I know that, if I don’t talk with her I will feel terrible. So I have to do this….There is no other choice.
“Actually, your day today…”
“Ahem! Honey, your favorite program is starting!”
“Oh, wait I am coming.”
I escaped from my mother thanks to my father.
But now I’m a little curious about the story. It looked like my father just rushed and stopped her…What happened?
From their reactions, his aim might have been to prevent their child from hearing about something embarrassing that happened between them. In that case I’m grateful to my father.
My mother sat beside my father on the sofa. I carried my dishes to the sink and then went to take a bath.
I should probably just ignore it.
But it’s so rare to see my father flustered. At least I don’t remember anything like that.
I was imagining what happened to my parents as I soaked my nose under the water and formed bubbles.
When I got out of the bath and looked into the living room, my parents were watching TV side by side, so I moved up to the second floor.
It feels nice to sit in front of the PC, but my body is physically exhausted.
I am confident that If I dived into the futon right now, then I could instantly fall asleep. However, I still need to check on the villagers first.
Carol is sleeping because it’s already night time.
Gamz and Chem are still awake and are in the same room, one is practicing sword play and the other is chanting something as if praying to God. There is no conversation between them so I just think of them as sleeping.
Murus is lying on the bed of his private room but his eyes are still open.
I thought to give up on the role of God of Fate, abandon the villagers and disappear but I am still staying with them.
“What am I thinking? Am I going to be watching the villagers until the day they run away?”
It seems like Murus has no intention to turn the God of Fate into his enemy, but I must still remain wary of him.
The remaining two people, Lodis and Laila, are flirting in an another empty room instead of their private room where their daughter is. …… Well, they are still young.
It’s not a bad thing to be doing it.
The problem is that the quality is so high it seems real and it makes me feel like a peeping tom.
I have already encountered several such scenes. There are no baths or toilets so they need to do some things outdoors, such as when they are wiping their bodies with a wet cloth.
Although it is a game, and I could watch it, I still have the position of God of Destiny that the villagers admire so much.
…… No, no. After looking at them for weeks, I can no longer think of them as mere characters. They are just like my family.
I took a quick look at the past logs and it seems that there were no particularly important stories or problems today.
“Wow, ah. It’s awful. I’m going to sleep for a long time.”
I was thinking of going to sleep, but when I checked the screen again I saw an unfamiliar mark in the upper left corner of the screen.
“Nh, What is this? Is this the dream or a back story of some character?”
I am certain there wasn’t anything like this a awhile ago. This seems to be similar to the Dream mark which appeared when Gamz was asleep.
Is this some hidden quest?
My drowsiness is at its limit so I should probably go to sleep after checking this out.
I decided to click the “Current” button on the screen.
Translator and Editor Notes:
What do u think will he see after clicking that option? Comment your answers and the one with correct should keep his mouth shut ~Asada
Hey hey I was a bit busy to edit these, hope y’all don’t mind the tardiness ~ Kylerboi
I have reworded some sentences and fixed some mistakes. -SunderMind
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