To Land’s End (Part 01)
Still wrapped in wind, the fleeing Garrius crossed over the plains and into a forest. He spotted a stream and landed on its banks.
The Sylphide Dagger had powers which could control the wind.
The use of such an item would normally consume mana. But thanks to his ‘Item Master’ skill, Garrius paid in spiritual strength. [cont…]
Chapter 01: The Greatest Hero Gets the Boot (Part 5)
The Kingdom of Midterria had very nearly reached the two hundred year anniversary of its founding.
It was the most prosperous country in the region, extending all the way to the ocean to the north. It kept a watchful eye on the small nations to the south and fostered good relations with the midsized country to its west. [cont…]
Chapter 01: The Greatest Hero Gets the Boot (Part 4)
Garrius arrived at a slum a good distance from the royal palace.
For all that it was the day of a kingdom-wide ceremony, this place remained unchanged. Other than the public drunkards who guzzled alcohol morning to night, there weren’t many people around during the day. [cont…]
Chapter 01: The Greatest Hero Gets the Boot (Part 3)
It was noon of the next day.
Garrius was standing around in the plaza in front of the palace, looking dazed and clutching the pack that held his gold coins.
A crowd, waiting in eager anticipation of the hero’s appearance, filled the plaza.
He hadn’t meant to come here. [cont…]
Chapter 01: The Greatest Hero Gets the Boot (Part 2)
In this world there lived humans and many other races derived from humans.
These non-human races were called ‘demi-humans’, but as the rivalry between them and humans deepened, they began to be reviled as ‘demons’.
The blood of beasts and monsters ran strong in their veins, and they shared many of the same characteristics. [cont…]
Chapter 01: The Greatest Hero Gets the Boot (Part 1)
Two weeks after his battle with the demon king, Garrius returned to the royal capital.
After three days, he was at last granted an audience with the king. During his wait, the Holy Sword and Armor, which were national treasures, were taken from him and locked away in the royal treasury.
His return was kept a secret. He was ignored for several days. His audience was after sundown. He had orders to attend in plain clothes. [cont…]
Prologue: The Hero and the Demon King Face Off
Once upon a place, there was an ugly boy.
He had baggy eyes and a snub nose. And though he didn’t overeat, he was round and fat like a pig. No one in his village, not even his own parents, could hide their disgust for his monstrous physique.
When he reached the age of twelve, that all changed.
The ‘gift’ bestowed upon him by the the One True God was of unusually high quality. [cont…]