Reader - Chapter 170: Conquest Spree
‘I don’t have to read a new book.’
Come to think of it, the condition was to ‘read a book’ and not ‘read a new book,’
In other words, he can read a book which he already read.
‘I was worried for no reason.’
Unlike before, Soo Hyuk confirmed his title by taking steps with a comfortable expression.
-Conqueror of Logon’s Library: Wisdom(+70)
Wisdom really rose by a lot in a short time.
It increased by 140, a number which could be increased by reading 70 books.
‘It seems conquering the libraries is also pretty good.’
Although it was unfortunate that there were no books to read, there were some good points as well.
“Where do you want to go?”
“Roan of Domanian Kingdom.”
Arriving at the warp gate, he warped to his next destination, Roan of Domanian Kingdom.
Jan Yul stood up and called Yang Joo Hyuk
Yang Joo Hyuk raised his head to see Jan Yul while he approached him
“He started conquering now.”
At his unexpected words, Yang Joo Hyuk tilted his head and asked.
Though he frowned as soon as he asked the question.
“Yes. He started conquering the libraries right now.”
“How many places did he do?”
Yang Joo Hyuk nodded to Jan Yul’s question.
Jan Yul recalled in his mind and began counting with his fingers.
One, two, three consecutive folds.
Yang Joo Hyuk tilted his head while looking at his fingers.
Less than a hour had passed since Soo Hyuk logged in.
How many libraries had he conquered in that short time?
Soon Jan Yul, who had stopped folding his fingers answered.
“Eight places? He has been logged in for less than a hour.”
“They were the places which were already conquered.”
Yang Joo Hyuk, who understood why Jan Yul folded his fingers like that, said.
“Then how many titles does he have now?”
If he read a book now, I think the Wisdom will rise by 5 or 6. Will that be okay?”
Jan Yul was worried.
There were a whopping 15 titles for [One who Likes Books]. Every time he reads a book, he will get ridiculous amount of Wisdom.
Moreover, Soo Hyuk’s level was only 204, it was clear that his Wisdom would go straight up.
“Well it doesn’t matter. After thinking about it that much, we are here again.”
Yang Joo Hyuk had a different idea from Jang Yul. He used to worry about it but not now,
Soo Hyuk invested tremendous amount of time in reading those books.
It was natural for him to be rewarded for so much effort and time invested.
“How is that going?”
Yang Joo Hyuk changed the topic.
Jan Yul looked puzzled and Yang Joo Hyuk continued.
“Ah! I think it will start next week.”
Like all the games, Pangea also had the main story.
And soon the first main episode [Chimera] was scheduled to begin.
“How long will it take?”
“Well, woudn’t it take at least a month?”
Jan Yul was surprised at the time that was longer than his expectations.
“Yes it’s still in progress but it’s very difficult to defeat the chimeras. How long do you think it would take?”
“I thought it would be over in 2 weeks.”
“Ah, no matter how high level the users are, it will not be easy to deal with the Chimeras. Poison is not a joke.”
As the user’s level increases, the monsters which they would need to deal with will also increase.
First of all the poison was not a joke.
If poisoned then even the highest level users will die.
“I think it will take two weeks to be able to challenge the final boss of the episode. They have to complete the ‘Poison Neutralization’.”
In order to defeat the final boss monster in the main story [Chimera], one must complete several quests such as ‘Poison Neutralization’. It would take over 2 weeks just to clear the quests.
“If that happens….”
Jan Yul blurred his words and looked at Yang Joo Hyuk’s eyes.
Yan Joo Hyuk was surprised by his words.
“Right. There is Soo Hyuk….”
Even though they were talking about him just a while ago, he didn’t think about it.
Soo Hyuk was extremely immune to Poison.
In addition Soo Hyuk’s attack with the legendary weapon was currently the most powerful in Pangea.
What if Soo Hyuk actively participated in the main episode [Chimera]?
It can be expected that the episode’s progress would be a lot faster.
“But if he is not there. It won’t be completed in 2 weeks.”
Of course there is limit to what one can do all alone.
As Jan Yul said, it would not be over in two weeks.
“He can read books.”
Looking at the steps which he had taken in the past so far, he may not participate in the main episode.
“I see. He could read books.”
Jan Yul thought that naturally Soo Hyuk would participate but then he remembered his love for books and nodded.
[You have read all the books in the O’Milan Library.]
[Title acquired: ‘Conqueror of O’Milan Library.’]
[You have conquered twenty one libraries.]
[Title acquired: ‘One who Likes Books-20’]
Seeing the message, Soo Hyuk turned back.
He thought while going back to the warp gate.
‘Conquered as he entered once again.’
After Conquering the Logan Library of the Youth Kingdom, Soo Hyuk went to the Roan, Hello, and Lemoning Libraries of the Domanian Kingdom.
The Halling and Remote Libraries of Principality of Eileen.
Yang and Halu Libraries of Enita Kingdom.
Onita and Erian Libraries of Aimis Kingdom.
Hallam, Omillion and Katani Libraries of Horing Kingdom.
There were a total of 12 libraries.
However 11 of them except Catania were conquered as soon as he entered them.
The Catania library which he was heading for now was very likely to be conquered just like the previous ones.
‘What about the rest of two weeks….’
Soo Hyuk remembered what he said to Yeon Jeung.
He had a lot of libraries to go around to so he was to go Hayden in two weeks.
But looking at the current situation, it seemed like he could start right away rather than wait for 2 weeks.
“Where do you want to go?”
“It would be 10 gold”
Arriving at the warp gate, Soo Hyuk warped to Catania and headed straight towards the library.
Soon after he was able to reach the library.
He thought he will be able to conquer it as soon as he entered.
He greeted the librarian and went inside.
[You have read all the books in Catania Library.]
[Title acquired: ‘Conqueror of Catania’s Library.’]
[You have conquered twenty two libraries.]
[Title acquired: ‘One who Likes Books – 21.’]
As expected, conquered as soon as he entered.
Soo Hyuk came out of the library.
And he paused and thought.
‘I didn’t read even one….”
He just had walked to libraries all day.
Even though he went to numerous libraries.
He couldn’t even read one book.
Soo Hyuk opened the character window.
Strength: 40 (+10)
Agility: 35 (+16)
Stamina: 1108 [554 (+10)]
Wisdom: 6051 (+10)
‘But Wisdom has risen by a lot.’
He liked it when it was five thousand but it already broke through six thousand.
This was all thanks to the conquest by entry.
Soo Hyuk who saw his Wisdom, then confirmed his title window.
In the title window, the titles have increased by so much that they couldn’t be compared to yesterday.
Soo Hyuk confirmed the titles which he had just obtained.
-Conqueror of Catania’s Library: Wisdom +70
-One who Likes Books – 21: If you read a book, you will get additional wisdom.
The ‘One who Likes Books’ title which give additional wisdom has already risen to 21.
‘I want to read.’
When there were 6 titles of [One who Likes Books], 2 or 3 wisdom was raised for each book.
Now they were 21.
How much wisdom will increase by one book right now?
He was so curious.
‘I should read a new book.’
But there was no way to solve his curiosity.
There were no available libraries.
In other words, there were no new books that could give wisdom stat increase.
It was then.
Soo Hyuk smiled at the place which just emerged.
There were books at places which Soo Hyuk could use.
It was a tower.
When he went over to Pavian’s room earlier, he saw it.
The two bookshelves in his his room and the white books filling it up.
“Okay. Lets go to the tower.”
Perhaps not only Pavian’s room had books.
There might be books elsewhere
‘I can get books from the Fire Tower.’
There is not just the Poison Tower.
Soo Hyuk had also developed a relationship with Fire.
He not only had relationship with Brinis, the Tower Lord but also with Cordell, the Vice-Tower Lord.
In addition, Cordell told him to ask him if I need anything.
I can ask for the books.
[Warped into the subspace of Archmage Lapis.]
Soo Hyuk who had moved to the subspace, then warped to the Poison Tower through the warp magic circle.
And soon afterwards, he arrived at the Poison Tower and naturally walked along the stairs.
Upon arriving at the fourth floor, Soo Hyuk was able to find a woman and a man whom brought the poison for him in the past.
“Huh. I meet Soo Hyuk-nim.”
The woman and the man bowed their heads and greeted him.
“I came to see master.”
At his words, the man and the woman stepped aside.
No more guidance was needed for Soo Hyuk who was the next Tower Lord.
Soo Hyuk passed over the man and the woman and headed towards Pavian’s room.
Soon, Soo Hyuk arrived in front of the room, knocked and opened his mouth.
“Master, I am here.”
Soon footsteps got closer to the door from the inside and the door opened.
Pavian looked at Soo Hyuk with a wide smile.
Soo Hyuk went into the room at Pavian’s words and checked the bookshelves.
“Although less than before, the books were definitely there.”
The books were sparkling.
“Oh, I was wondering if I can read some books.”
Pavian tilted his head.
Soo Hyuk nodded with a awkward smile at Pavian’s question.
“Do you want to read the books in my room?”
“No. There is no problem. Read them!”
Soo Hyuk was given permission by Pavian.
He quickly approached the bookshelf then took a book and sat down on the sofa and opened it.
Pavian laughed at Soo Hyuk’s appearance and began to return to his desk to do his work.
‘How much will it rise?’
Soon afterwards, Soo Hyuk completed reading the end of the book and closed it with a look of anticipation.
[Wisdom rises by 1.]
[Wisdom rises by 1.]
The moment the book was closed, messages popped.
Soo Hyuk checked how many messages had appear and how much Wisdom stat has increase
Seven messages had appeared.
‘Its no joke. 7 in one book.’
Soo Hyuk got up from his seat, put the book he had read in its original place and this time took out five books and returned to the sofa.
‘How much will it rise this time?’
The book he just read was thin
The book which he was about to read was thick.
How much Wisdom can a thick book provide?
Soo Hyuk started reading the book
[Wisdom rises by 1.]
[Wisdom rises by 1.]
‘There is a difference of 3.’
There were 10 messages which appeared this time. When there were few titles of ‘One who likes Books’, the difference was one but not since the number of titles have increased by quite a large margin. Soo Hyuk opened the next book after confirming the difference between a thick and a thin and a thick book.
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