Kou 1 Desu ga Isekai de Joushu Hajimemashita Volume 1 Chapter 3 part2

Kou 1 Desu ga Isekai de Joushu Hajimemashita Volume 1 Chapter 3 part2


The village of mummies

The village of mummies The village of mummies

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It was three days agoーー

It was three days agoーー

 

 

That man was walking through the night road at a face pace.

That man was walking through the night road at a face pace.

 

 

He did not buy a torch since it would cost some money.

He did not buy a torch since it would cost some money.

He thought that he would make it in time before the sun sets.

He thought that he would make it in time before the sun sets.

However, he had the mistake of passing by the tavern in the village along the way.

However, he had the mistake of passing by the tavern in the village along the way.

 

 

He planned to only drink one cup, but because of its unexpected delicious taste, he continued to drink, another cup, and another cup.

He planned to only drink one cup, but because of its unexpected delicious taste, he continued to drink, another cup, and another cup.

 

 

He had departed once he woke up from drunkenness, but he was already very late according to his plan.

He had departed once he woke up from drunkenness, but he was already very late according to his plan.

 

 

Recently, he had not heard about "them" appearing.

Recently, he had not heard about "them" appearing.

However, the night is their time.

However, the night is their time.

Even if they do not appear, there would also be thieves.

Even if they do not appear, there would also be thieves.

 

 

(I should arrive after walking just half an hour more)

(I should arrive after walking just half an hour more)

 

 

The man quickly climbed the hill.

The man quickly climbed the hill.

He was about to reach the peak of the gentle hill.

He was about to reach the peak of the gentle hill.

 

 

The moonlight was illuminating the slope.

The moonlight was illuminating the slope.

 

 

It was the fields that were lit, but the path sunk into darkness.

It was the fields that were lit, but the path sunk into darkness.

There are trees every several meters within the fields.

There are trees every several meters within the fields.

And by connecting those trees, created was a path.

And by connecting those trees, created was a path.

 

 

(Just a little bit more)

(Just a little bit more)

 

 

When he started to go down the slope, he saw a dark shadow passing above the fields.

When he started to go down the slope, he saw a dark shadow passing above the fields.

 

 

(A bat?)

(A bat?)

 

 

The man sweated profusely.

The man sweated profusely.

 

 

It looked too huge for a bat.

It looked too huge for a bat.

 

 

(Don't tell me, they……)

(Don't tell me, they……)

 

 

The man felt shivers to his spine.

The man felt shivers to his spine.

 

 

(Hiii……!!)

(Hiii……!!)

 

 

The man rushed down the slope terrified.

The man rushed down the slope terrified.

A strange sound was made in the air.

A strange sound was made in the air.

However, without even asking about its identity, the man already collapsed on the path.

However, without even asking about its identity, the man already collapsed on the path.

 

 

His face hits straight to the ground.

His face hits straight to the ground.

 

 

"It's a prey, after a long time〜"

"It's a prey, after a long time〜"

 

 

What he heard was a woman's voice.

What he heard was a woman's voice.

 

 

That woman's breath landed on the man's nape.

That woman's breath landed on the man's nape.

 

 

He was unable to scream.

He was unable to scream.

Because before he could do so, the woman had bitten his neck.

Because before he could do so, the woman had bitten his neck.

 

 

The man's eyes turned to its whites and convulsed.

The man's eyes turned to its whites and convulsed.

 

 

The woman gulped.

The woman gulped.

 

 

Liquid fell from the woman's lips and the man's eyes turned to the dark sky.

Liquid fell from the woman's lips and the man's eyes turned to the dark sky.

'Hii, hii', he breathed out.

'Hii, hii', he breathed out.

 

 

The vampire woman raised her face.

The vampire woman raised her face.

 

 

The man's were still showing its whites and stopped moving on top of the soil.

The man's were still showing its whites and stopped moving on top of the soil.

 

 

"Oh, oh. You died from the shock of being sucked huh. What a waste. If you survived, I could've attacked you once again."

"Oh, oh. You died from the shock of being sucked huh. What a waste. If you survived, I could've attacked you once again."

 

 

A bloody fang peeked from her smiling lips.

A bloody fang peeked from her smiling lips.

Dark wings with clawed ends could be seen from the woman's back.

Dark wings with clawed ends could be seen from the woman's back.

 

 

 

 

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"It was said that it happened only half an hour before Moor."

"It was said that it happened only half an hour before Moor."

 

 

Hiroto asked the knight who ended the story like that.

Hiroto asked the knight who ended the story like that.

 

 

"That person, didn't he die?"

"That person, didn't he die?"

"He was barely alive. A priest who has coincidentally come to the village for some errands saw him and revived him. But, one had died a week before. And ten days ago, two have died as well."

"He was barely alive. A priest who has coincidentally come to the village for some errands saw him and revived him. But, one had died a week before. And ten days ago, two have died as well."

"Did everyone had their blood sucked?"

"Did everyone had their blood sucked?"

 

 

The knight nodded.

The knight nodded.

 

 

"They, they're full of killing intent. You guys should be careful as well. Well, you might pass away even before you become careful though."

"They, they're full of killing intent. You guys should be careful as well. Well, you might pass away even before you become careful though."

 

 

The rain strengthened and became a curtain of rainfall.

The rain strengthened and became a curtain of rainfall.

After that, the rain weakened again.

After that, the rain weakened again.

 

 

It doesn't look like the rain would stop anytime soon.

It doesn't look like the rain would stop anytime soon.

 

 

'A vampire huh', Hiroto thought.

'A vampire huh', Hiroto thought.

 

 

I wonder how they can be caught.

I wonder how they can be caught.

I wonder how it's like seeing something as big as a person flying.

I wonder how it's like seeing something as big as a person flying.

 

 

It should be pretty hard if they attack from the sky.

It should be pretty hard if they attack from the sky.

How should we defend?

How should we defend?

How should we attack?

How should we attack?

 

 

Is it by using wisdom, courage, and friendship?

Is it by using wisdom, courage, and friendship?

 

 

That, isn't that absurd?

That, isn't that absurd?

 

 

I suddenly heard a sound of steps onto water puddles.

I suddenly heard a sound of steps onto water puddles.

 

 

A white silhouette approached under the rain.

A white silhouette approached under the rain.

 

 

The reason why Souichirou suddenly flinched and trembled was because he thought it's from the vampire clan.

The reason why Souichirou suddenly flinched and trembled was because he thought it's from the vampire clan.

 

 

(It's not a vampire)

(It's not a vampire)

 

 

Hiroto thought.

Hiroto thought.

 

 

He did not think that a vampire would even bother running in the rain.

He did not think that a vampire would even bother running in the rain.

Also, the vampire that appeared three days ago should have black wings.

Also, the vampire that appeared three days ago should have black wings.

 

 

(Did a villager came to shelter from the rain?)

(Did a villager came to shelter from the rain?)

 

 

Hiroto sucked a breath seeing the appearance of what came towards them.

Hiroto sucked a breath seeing the appearance of what came towards them.

What rushed towards them was a person completely covered with white bandages.

What rushed towards them was a person completely covered with white bandages.

 

 

Hiroto and Souichirou were stunned in an instant.

Hiroto and Souichirou were stunned in an instant.

 

 

(A desert person?)

(A desert person?)

 

 

The first thing that came to Hiroto's mind were Bedouin people.

The first thing that came to Hiroto's mind were Bedouin people.

He thought……it was an Arab-like person who is living in the desert wearing turbans.

He thought……it was an Arab-like person who is living in the desert wearing turbans.

 

 

However, it was not someone from the desert.

However, it was not someone from the desert.

 

 

That person was like a mummy found in a tomb with yellow colored dirty bandages wrapped around that person's whole body.

That person was like a mummy found in a tomb with yellow colored dirty bandages wrapped around that person's whole body.

And even more, even that person's fingers were wrapped by bandages.

And even more, even that person's fingers were wrapped by bandages.

Only that person's eyes could be seen.

Only that person's eyes could be seen.

 

 

"Hiii!! A mummy!!"

"Hiii!! A mummy!!"

 

 

Souichirou hid behind Hiroto.

Souichirou hid behind Hiroto.

 

 

The mummy looked at Souichirou and Hiroto sadly.

The mummy looked at Souichirou and Hiroto sadly.

 

 

Hiroto looked at the mummy from the top of its head to the its feet.

Hiroto looked at the mummy from the top of its head to the its feet.

He raised his gaze once again, and stopped on the bust, or chest.

He raised his gaze once again, and stopped on the bust, or chest.

 

 

The chest of that person completely clad in bandages were clearly bulging.

The chest of that person completely clad in bandages were clearly bulging.

It was not the side of half of a grape fruit.

It was not the side of half of a grape fruit.

Although it is hidden by dirty bandages, it was as if an intense orogenic movement had occurred, and those steep mountains were as if they were on the verge of being pushed out.

Although it is hidden by dirty bandages, it was as if an intense orogenic movement had occurred, and those steep mountains were as if they were on the verge of being pushed out.

 

 

(A girl……)

(A girl……)

 

 

That person was a female mummy.

That person was a female mummy.

 

 

The mummy girl fidgets with her thighs.

The mummy girl fidgets with her thighs.

It was as if she appeared an inappropriate place, in an inappropriate appearance.

It was as if she appeared an inappropriate place, in an inappropriate appearance.

 

 

"Go away."

"Go away."

 

 

The knight said and the mummy girl turned around after bowing her head.

The knight said and the mummy girl turned around after bowing her head.

She was about to rush out under the rain again.

She was about to rush out under the rain again.

 

 

(You'll drive out a girl under this rain……?!)

(You'll drive out a girl under this rain……?!)

 

 

Hiroto instinctively called her to a stop.

Hiroto instinctively called her to a stop.

 

 

"You don't need to go. You can shelter yourself here."

"You don't need to go. You can shelter yourself here."

 

 

The mummy girl stopped.

The mummy girl stopped.

She only turned her head while showing her back to them.

She only turned her head while showing her back to them.

 

 

"Come here."

"Come here."

 

 

Hiroto took the mummy girl's hand.

Hiroto took the mummy girl's hand.

Her bandages were completely drenched.

Her bandages were completely drenched.

There was no doubt that she had been running under the rain for a long time.

There was no doubt that she had been running under the rain for a long time.

 

 

"Hey."

"Hey."

 

 

The knight showed a displeased expression.

The knight showed a displeased expression.

 

 

"You're a knight, show us your chivalry♪"

"You're a knight, show us your chivalry♪"

 

 

Hiroto winked towards him.

Hiroto winked towards him.

 

 

"Chivalry does not apply on monsters."

"Chivalry does not apply on monsters."

"During times of emergency, even lions hide in a cave together with other animals. Cut me some slack okay? Just think of it that you congratulated me on being sent to the fortress."

"During times of emergency, even lions hide in a cave together with other animals. Cut me some slack okay? Just think of it that you congratulated me on being sent to the fortress."

 

 

When I showed him an innocent smile, the knight turned around while muttering something.

When I showed him an innocent smile, the knight turned around while muttering something.

 

 

He let it pass.

He let it pass.

 

 

"It's alright. Let's shelter from the rain together."

"It's alright. Let's shelter from the rain together."

 

 

Hiroto pulled the mummy girl.

Hiroto pulled the mummy girl.

After she got under the tree, the rain got stronger again.

After she got under the tree, the rain got stronger again.

It doesn't look like it's going to stop anytime.

It doesn't look like it's going to stop anytime.

 

 

Hiroto thought that it was good that he stopped her.

Hiroto thought that it was good that he stopped her.

If he did not stop her, she would be under the downburst of rain.

If he did not stop her, she would be under the downburst of rain.

 

 

"Uhm……thank you very much……"

"Uhm……thank you very much……"

 

 

The mummy girl respectfully bowed her head.

The mummy girl respectfully bowed her head.

 

 

"Are you living near here?"

"Are you living near here?"

"In the cave, far away there……"

"In the cave, far away there……"

 

 

The mummy girl answered haltingly.

The mummy girl answered haltingly.

 

 

She's somewhat, cute.

She's somewhat, cute.

 

 

Hiroto looked at the mummy girl carefully again.

Hiroto looked at the mummy girl carefully again.

As I've thought, that part around her chest is bulging.

As I've thought, that part around her chest is bulging.

 

 

(If she were a human girl, she would've been very popular)

(If she were a human girl, she would've been very popular)

 

 

Hiroto thought.

Hiroto thought.

Even her eyes that peek from her bandages, were blue at a closer look.

Even her eyes that peek from her bandages, were blue at a closer look.

If she took off her bandages, there is no doubt that she would show a lovely face.

If she took off her bandages, there is no doubt that she would show a lovely face.

 

 

(She's really a beauty)

(She's really a beauty)

 

 

It is probably, so.

It is probably, so.

 

 

Such a cute girl is living near Moor village.

Such a cute girl is living near Moor village.

 

 

(That's right)

(That's right)

 

 

Hiroto got an idea.

Hiroto got an idea.

 

 

Hiroto does not know anything at all about Moor.

Hiroto does not know anything at all about Moor.

If you want to know about the local place, ask the locals.

If you want to know about the local place, ask the locals.

Since she's here, I should ask her.

Since she's here, I should ask her.

 

 

"We're Difrentes. We're on our way to Moor's fortress."

"We're Difrentes. We're on our way to Moor's fortress."

"Difrente?"

"Difrente?"

"We just came from a different world. That's why I want to ask you to tell me about lots of things. Do you know anything about the vampire clan?"

"We just came from a different world. That's why I want to ask you to tell me about lots of things. Do you know anything about the vampire clan?"

 

 

The mummy girl got silent.

The mummy girl got silent.

 

 

(Is she scared?)

(Is she scared?)

 

 

Her silence was hard to understand.

Her silence was hard to understand.

 

 

"Does the vampire clan only appear at night?"

"Does the vampire clan only appear at night?"

"The mummy clan did not do it."

"The mummy clan did not do it."

 

 

The mummy girl answered with a small voice.

The mummy girl answered with a small voice.

It was a strangely defensive reply.

It was a strangely defensive reply.

 

 

"It's the vampire clan that attacked right?"

"It's the vampire clan that attacked right?"

"The mummy clan does not have anything to do with it."

"The mummy clan does not have anything to do with it."

 

 

She answered while looking down.

She answered while looking down.

 

 

It was a defensive reply again.

It was a defensive reply again.

 

 

(Is she trying to protect something?)

(Is she trying to protect something?)

 

 

Hiroto thought and noticed quickly.

Hiroto thought and noticed quickly.

She is not trying to be on guard about something.

She is not trying to be on guard about something.

She is trying to protect something.

She is trying to protect something.

 

 

And what that isーー.

And what that isーー.

 

 

In other words, her own clanーー.

In other words, her own clanーー.

 

 

"Is it that, there are bad rumors about the vampire clan?"

"Is it that, there are bad rumors about the vampire clan?"

 

 

The mummy girl didn't answer.

The mummy girl didn't answer.

 

 

The reason why she does not answer is probably because it is the truth.

The reason why she does not answer is probably because it is the truth.

 

 

"Are the ones making such rumors humans?"

"Are the ones making such rumors humans?"

 

 

The mummy girl does not answer.

The mummy girl does not answer.

 

 

Silence is eloquence.

Silence is eloquence.

The reason why she does not answer although it is correct, is probably because there is a knight nearby.

The reason why she does not answer although it is correct, is probably because there is a knight nearby.

She is conscious of him.

She is conscious of him.

 

 

Even if I ask more than this, it would only trouble this girl from the mummy clan.

Even if I ask more than this, it would only trouble this girl from the mummy clan.

 

 

Hiroto changed the topic.

Hiroto changed the topic.

 

 

"Did you go for an errand today?"

"Did you go for an errand today?"

 

 

The mummy girl answered.

The mummy girl answered.

 

 

"Alcohol?"

"Alcohol?"

 

 

The mummy girl shook her head vertically.

The mummy girl shook her head vertically.

 

 

"Was there a celebration or something?"

"Was there a celebration or something?"

"A wedding……"

"A wedding……"

 

 

It looks like someone is going to be married.

It looks like someone is going to be married.

And because of that, she went to buy alcohol from the neighboring village.

And because of that, she went to buy alcohol from the neighboring village.

 

 

"Does it rain a lot around here?"

"Does it rain a lot around here?"

 

 

The mummy girl shook her head.

The mummy girl shook her head.

 

 

"It's not raining, recently."

"It's not raining, recently."

"We're lucky then."

"We're lucky then."

 

 

The mummy girl turned to Hiroto with a wondering look.

The mummy girl turned to Hiroto with a wondering look.

 

 

"Since something that rarely happens did happen, it's a sign that there's something good that is going to happen. Please tell the newlyweds congratulations."

"Since something that rarely happens did happen, it's a sign that there's something good that is going to happen. Please tell the newlyweds congratulations."

 

 

The mummy girl's expression shines.

The mummy girl's expression shines.

 

 

She nodded hugely.

She nodded hugely.

 

 

Thank goodness.

Thank goodness.

The atmosphere got dull because of the vampire clan topic, but it became light again.

The atmosphere got dull because of the vampire clan topic, but it became light again.

Hiroto felt happy as well, seeing the mummy girl cheerful.

Hiroto felt happy as well, seeing the mummy girl cheerful.

 

 

He wanted to see her more with a bright expression.

He wanted to see her more with a bright expression.

 

 

"Those bandages, they look good on you."

"Those bandages, they look good on you."

 

 

After he praised her, the mummy girl shyly looked down.

After he praised her, the mummy girl shyly looked down.

 

 

She's shy.

She's shy.

 

 

How cute.

How cute.

 

 

"I wonder if it would look good as well if humans wear them?"

"I wonder if it would look good as well if humans wear them?"

 

 

The mummy girl looked at Hiroto with a wondering look.

The mummy girl looked at Hiroto with a wondering look.

 

 

I wonder why she's making a wondering expression.

I wonder why she's making a wondering expression.

Even humans get bandaged when they get injured.

Even humans get bandaged when they get injured.

 

 

"Is it something that humans mustn't wear?"

"Is it something that humans mustn't wear?"

 

 

The mummy girl shook her head.

The mummy girl shook her head.

 

 

"But, you're not of the mummy clan, so, you can't wrap it properly……"

"But, you're not of the mummy clan, so, you can't wrap it properly……"

 

 

Is it something like Japanese people who don't wear turbans have difficulties on wearing turbans because they don't have it as a culture?

Is it something like Japanese people who don't wear turbans have difficulties on wearing turbans because they don't have it as a culture?

Was she making a wondering expression because of that?

Was she making a wondering expression because of that?

 

 

Somehow, I felt like it's wrong.

Somehow, I felt like it's wrong.

 

 

The sound of the rain suddenly weakened.

The sound of the rain suddenly weakened.

The huge drops turned to small, and the line that the rain draws became thinner and smaller.

The huge drops turned to small, and the line that the rain draws became thinner and smaller.

 

 

Finally, those lines have stopped.

Finally, those lines have stopped.

 

 

"Let's go."

"Let's go."

 

 

The knight jumped onto his horse.

The knight jumped onto his horse.

 

 

Although I've finally found an acquaintance from the mummy clan, the happy times have ended.

Although I've finally found an acquaintance from the mummy clan, the happy times have ended.

 

 

The horse moved forward.

The horse moved forward.

 

 

Hiroto must depart as well.

Hiroto must depart as well.

 

 

"Let's go."

"Let's go."

 

 

Souichirou walked ahead.

Souichirou walked ahead.

 

 

Hiroto felt regrettable.

Hiroto felt regrettable.

She was the first person in this world that he was able to chat with normally.

She was the first person in this world that he was able to chat with normally.

 

 

He wanted to talk with her more.

He wanted to talk with her more.

 

 

He tried to think of a good line, and quickly said.

He tried to think of a good line, and quickly said.

 

 

"See you later. Next time, wrap me some bandages okay."

"See you later. Next time, wrap me some bandages okay."

 

 

Hiroto waved his hands and walked on the muddy road.

Hiroto waved his hands and walked on the muddy road.

He avoided the middle part that was full of mud, and walked on top of the grass on the side.

He avoided the middle part that was full of mud, and walked on top of the grass on the side.

 

 

When Hiroto turned around, the mummy girl was staring at him.

When Hiroto turned around, the mummy girl was staring at him.

 

 

"What kind of nerves is that?"

"What kind of nerves is that?"

 

 

Souichirou slowed down and said.

Souichirou slowed down and said.

 

 

"What do you mean?"

"What do you mean?"

"She's a mummy you know?"

"She's a mummy you know?"

"But, her eyes were cute. Also, she's big-breasted♪"

"But, her eyes were cute. Also, she's big-breasted♪"

 

 

Souichirou shook his head.

Souichirou shook his head.

 

 

"You're saying that anyone's good as long as they have huge breasts huh."

"You're saying that anyone's good as long as they have huge breasts huh."

"Not at all."

"Not at all."

"Stop lying."

"Stop lying."

"That girl, I'm pretty sure she's a cute girl."

"That girl, I'm pretty sure she's a cute girl."

"What cute. There's no doubt that she's rotting under those bandages."

"What cute. There's no doubt that she's rotting under those bandages."

"I wonder. The parts showing are completely okay though. I wonder if there are many big-breasted girls in the mummy clan?"

"I wonder. The parts showing are completely okay though. I wonder if there are many big-breasted girls in the mummy clan?"

"I can't get along with you."

"I can't get along with you."

 

 

Souichirou shook his head.

Souichirou shook his head.

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