The day finally came. There were about 10 adventurers coming with the nobleman. Sarasa was looking at me worriedly. I also couldn’t help but to feel anxious…..
Kai-sensei hit me on my shoulder and said something that gave off the nuances “I have high expectations from you!” but really, just what do you expect from me in the first place….
Most probably in his head, the nobleman was already thinking about the triumphant fanfare upon his return. I could tell just from his facial expression and his valiant sounding words.
But in my own head, the song ‘donna donna’ was playing endlessly….
I patted Ash in the head while he was being held in Sarasa’s arms.
“Papa needs to go to work. Be a good boy, okay?”
Then, off we go to the dungeon.
Looking sad, Ash was whining ‘kuuun’ as we left.
I brought a lot of potions in my carrier. I really could only see the future where everyone was either burned to death, petrified to death or poisoned to death.
Haaah… I really don’t want to go. I just can’t see what’s the point of going into the dungeon.
Dungeon was basically a cave teeming with monsters, right? Just why in the world should we dive right into that kind of place?
Our group managed to safely arrive at the dungeon. This time, due to our relatively small numbers, we were lucky enough to not encounter any strong monster like a cockatrice. And so, we all stepped into the dungeon’s big entrance…..
It turned out serpents were coiling around in the wide area just beyond the spacious passageway we went through. And there were 3 of them. There were plenty of cockatrice in here too.
Yeah. This is where we die. I guess this is the part where we all got annihilated completely by either poisonous breath or petrifying attack?
However, that stupid nobleman pointed his sword at the enemy and shouted something that I assume was “CHAAAARGEEEEE!”.
Just where does his strong mentality come from………..?
Contrary to my expectations, Kai-sensei, the guild master and the trio that had defeated the serpent before, were unparalleled. However, they were very outnumbered. No matter how strong the five of them were, the other adventurers couldn’t stand against the enemy’s attack.
That stupid nobleman was safe and sound since the guild master was protecting him. As for me, I was in charge of giving out potions and antidotes to the adventurer who got caught by either the deadly poisonous or petrifying attack.
I’ve changed my job into a healer instead! I wonder if we can go home when I run out of potions? I really don’t want to be here anymore….
At any rate, although there were several wounded adventurers from this battle, we somehow managed to win thanks to those 5 unparalleled people. But still, the other adventurers were all battered and wounded. I almost ran out of potions. Margo and Juno were wounded too.
I went to the guild master since he seemed to be the person who was open for sensible conversation. I gestured that I had run out of potions and pointed toward the other adventurers who had fallen victim to the deadly poison and petrification attack. I conveyed that it was impossible for us to advance with gestures.
The guild master nodded and continued the report to that stupid nobleman. Then they seemed to be arguing.
Just hurry up and make your mind, you stupid nobleman. It’s obvious that this is impossible for us.
It was already a miracle that we were still alive. That stupid nobleman looked so reluctant until he finally yelled something that I assumed was “Retreatttt!”.
I don’t really care either way but I’m going to be properly compensated for this, right? Hey, nobleman, the price for life is not cheap, you know?
Or rather… I don’t care about the money just please stop getting me involved.
I lent my shoulder to Margo and Juno. With an exhausted look on my face, I went toward my house where Sarasa was waiting for us worriedly.
As I thought, I definitely can’t do this.
T/N: Turns out that trio is not an ordinary adventurer. They’re the elite of the elite. I guess this time the group is lucky because they have those awesome 5 with them. Otherwise, our MC would become isekai-ed to another world already.
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