A mid-level (middle-aged) office worker's laid-back industrial revolution in another world - Chapter 51
- All Mangas
- A mid-level (middle-aged) office worker's laid-back industrial revolution in another world
- Chapter 51 - Lady Alice’s memories [First team]
Translator: Darling | Editor: Coming soon…
She entered the room and quickly dived into the bed.
This was Alice.
Alice Henry Elvis. 19 years old.
160cm. She was a slender woman but well developed and beautiful.
Her mother died of an illness and her father died 3 years ago when he fell off a cliff.
The 3 Elvis sisters were reputed to be beautiful.
The eldest was level headed whereas the middle one was rough. The three of them got along well as they lived their lives energetically.
The youngest sibling was their only brother. They lived together harmoniously.
Alice would often go to the town to play.
It was her daily routine to visit the bread store, or other stores and then do some window shopping.
While happily walking around, she was often called out to by several friendly people.
“Lady Alice, come here too.”
She was loved by her family and the people of the town.
After the 2 eldest sisters got married, the eldest son, Smith, was considered the next head.
She raised him strictly and took care of him as a sister and a mother. She also taught him martial arts.
Her father was dead and the war with the demon kingdom was commonplace every 2 years.
Her grandfather, Fredrick, and Harold, all of them participated in the war which caused them to be absent from home.
It was one of those days.
A horde of goblins had appeared in the forest nearby.
There were 80 soldiers remaining in town.
There were 200 goblins.
They didn’t expect an outright loss but they did forecast that about 10 or 20 soldiers would lose their lives or be injured.
The 17-year-old Alice strengthened her resolve.
This is the heart of the Elvis territory. This is our land and in order to protect our people, no one was to leave this place.
Even the young Smith was to remain here.
Alice conveyed her purpose to the soldier chief.
At the same time, she sent a message to her grandfather.
The soldiers were bewildered but Alice was determined.
“Lady Alice……….I’m sorry.”
A female soldier dressed Alice in a fully plated armor with tears in her eyes.
Alice felt strange.
She had often worn armor for training but she had never found it so light.
Now that she thought about it, those armors must have been specially modulated.
She was impressed by the foolishness.
The goblins were already at the gates.
The gates to the city had been firmly shut.
Even if we were to be destroyed, we could still reduce the goblin population and help the city.
With just 81 soldiers, they couldn’t really have any strategies.
The only thing that they could do was charge.
“Have……..we completed all preparations?”
“Lady, the soldiers have been deployed without an issue.”
The soldier chief said.
“Thank you. I’m sorry that you have to accompany a young girl’s first team.”
“……..The soldiers came to a discussion earlier.”
Alice was surprised. Was it because the soldiers wanted to reduce their stress? What kind of question do they want to ask?
Alice was also slightly relieved.
“The question they wanted as is, “What will we do after all of this is over?”
What a surprising question, Alice thought.
“I see. Were there suggestions for it?”
“All of them came up with an interesting idea.
‘Let’s all drink together with the Lady, of course, it will be the Lady’s treat.’ They said.”
“Haha! So………these are the soldier’s feelings.
Chief! Inform the soldiers! Alice Henry Elvis promises that after this war is over, we’ll bring out quality alcohol from the Earl’s storage and drink together.”
“Yes! I’ll inform them.”
While they were talking, the goblins appeared in front of the forest.
If it was a flock of 10 or 20 it wouldn’t be strange if they were all lined up but for 200 or them to stand in line is really too strange.
…….Alice thought………but even if it was strange, it was reality…….
They had to charge.
If they don’t kill them then they’ll be the ones killed.
They had to aim for victory.
Alice tried to encourage herself in a small voice.
“Alice, do your best.”
“Tell the soldiers! We’re going to charge ahead in order to protect our city and our people.
Aim to break through the center of the enemy! Attack the right-wing after the breakthrough! Annihilate them!
The soldiers roared with Alice’s voice.
It was a clash of 81 soldiers and 200 goblins.
Alice lead the soldiers.
“ I might die here……no I will live! I’ll survive!”
At that time there was an ache in her right eye.
No one noticed it.
No one had the time.
A little more and the collision would begin.
The ache in her right eye turned into a strong pian.
……….Evil eye release…….
Alice was confused by the sudden change.
By the power of her body and the slowness of her surroundings.
The clash with the goblins-
The soldiers were slicing and throwing the goblins around and being sliced and thrown around in return.
Alice was trying to fill in the gaps.
Without thinking of anything, she swung her sword.
The goblins seemed to be sliced through as if they were a piece of paper when they came in contact with her sword.
There was no resistance.
She tried to slice 2 goblins in one go.
This was easy as well.
Then how about 5 at once? The result was the same.
When they charged in initially it was 81 against 200. Soon it became 80 against 180 and then 75 against 120. The number of goblins was reducing.
Once they reached 75 against 50, the soldiers began to take notice.
The changes in Lady Alice.
Blood was flowing down Lady Alice’s right eyes as she resolutely swung her sword.
With each swing 7 to 8 goblins were instantly killed.
The goblins were trying to retreat.
But the soldiers surrounded them and captured them.
There were no goblins left around Alice.
Lowering the sword at the captured goblins, she yelled.
“The last ones remaining! Annihilate them!”
The soldiers attacked the surrounded goblins all at once.
……….Once it ended, they realized that it was an overwhelming victory.
It took only about 1 bell to finish them.
It was now time for finishing up.
Searching around for fellow surviving soldiers who had fallen off.
Collecting the carcasses of goblins and stacking them up.
If we just leave them as is then their carcasses may attract wild dogs or other types of monsters so they must be incinerated at the earliest.
“I’ll begin the report.”
The soldier chief said.
“There is no damage to the city. 14 people have died and 30 are injured. There is no one missing.”
“67 survivors………is it a lot? Or is it too little?
………….No, even if 1 soldier were to die the commander may be condemned.”
Alice smiled sullenly with a pale face.
After finishing up, everyone gathered together.
The soldier chief went on one knee.
The rest of the soldiers followed him.
“Lady Alice, congratulations on your first team and first victory.”
“Yes…..Everyone, please stand.”
“What should we do now, Chief?”
“Yes! For now, let’s wash all our clothes.
If we return to the city with bloodied clothing, we’ll scare the people.”
As he said that, Alice realized that her armor was dyed red with blood.
“Who do we start with?”
“Ha? Of course, we start with you, Lady Alice.”
She asked the chief worriedly.
“Not at all.”
She was scared for a moment. Scared due to her misunderstanding.
The other soldiers prepared dozens of barrels of water.
The chief called out.
They poured about 3 barrels over Alice’s head.
She felt her sad feelings also being washed away.
After the 67 soldiers had been washed.
[They were forcibly washed even if they were injured.]
The called forth the families of the deceased soldiers.
Husband, son, mother, wife, daughter, there were so many.
They thanked Alice.
“Thank you for saving the city.”
“The soldiers’ sacrifice wasn’t in vain.”
They did their best in order to protect all of you, to protect the city. Thank you.”
She thanked them all with tears in her eyes.”
Along with their families, they held a ceremonial cremation.