The "Master swordsman” who was reincarnated, wants to live freely - Chapter 61
- All Mangas
- The "Master swordsman” who was reincarnated, wants to live freely
- Chapter 61 - Their current position
Translator: Darling | Editor: Nebosuke
Eina and I immediately moved out.
I went after one of the assassins, and Eina went after the other. I would deliberately not create too much distance between Eina and myself relative to the “Assassin.”
As they saw us move, the assassins quickly moved away from us – There was obviously no real chase.
(Well then, Lady Eina should be…)
On the opposite side, Eina also made sure not to get too far away from me.
We left the carriage behind and moved in onto the assassins.
I checked the surroundings… It seemed like no one was near Eina.
There were more assassins that came along, but they blended in with the crowd. But no one seems to be moving near or towards the carriage anymore.
If they have a trap lying around for Eina, then triggering it now would be the perfect opportunity.
(I can still sense a killer instinct coming from the west. I wonder…)
Seems like the assassins are watching my movements.
They don’t seem to move much themselves. Actually, they don’t seem to show their movements at all. They seem to be holding a short blade in their right hand.
“You’re not approaching?”
The assassin didn’t respond to my question.
Was it their plan to lure me in close like this, then?
A moment later, I heard a loud sound coming from behind me.
“Mwaha, you can’t kill me by just running away all the time, you know!”
This voice too reached my ears. …Did Eina use her magic perhaps?
Then, I sensed movement in the area around me.
It wasn’t someone running away — it was actually someone moving towards that place.
It was the assassin that was after Eina. They were moving alone.
I jumped backward on top of the carriage.
My sword, Invisible, had the most chance of dealing fatal damage the closer I was.
But if all I need to do is to show dominance to them, then any distance might do.
With the sound of the wind, I launched my attack at the assassin’s feet.
Even if they were to mingle with the commoners again, it wouldn’t matter.
Soon my wind blade would reach them.
My attack reached the assassin, and they cried out.
There were a few people that were shocked by the sound he made.
“Number two, number three.”
With proper timing, I also attacked the two other assassins.
Their silhouettes disappeared soon after too.
I incapacitated three of them… These three were nothing like the two previous assassins. At least they could fend off my attacks.
Indeed, these two were the ones that held the most power.
(!They’re slightly lower… Are they trying to escape now?)
The assassins finally made a run for it. Seems like they don’t see any more chances to kill Eina here right now.
But I can’t really change these assassins either.
In the back, Eina was still fighting.
I haven’t really watched Eina fight, but it seems like she’s having a rough time. I could tell by my surroundings.
But it seems that she is also onto what the assassins are up to.
Before just now I also managed to deal with the other assassins. Wait, is that actually right?
Thanks to Eina fighting on her own, we were actually able to deal with more of the assassins.
The assassin before me jumped backward.
It seems like they’re onto what my wind blade is able to do due to what happened prior.
With our current distance, I’d actually be able to chase them, but that is not my duty right now.
“Ooh, sorry. As long as you deal with those three, we should be good.”
Instead of chasing the assassin in front of me, I instead went over to Eina.
She was surrounded by walls of water. It seemed like she had little regard for her surroundings.
The assassin that Eina was fighting also preserved a not-too-close-not-too-far kind of distance between themselves and Eina.
They must’ve realized that they were in a rather safe position where she couldn’t kill her as long as they kept this distance.
(It’s both bold and cautious at the same time – It actually seems quite familiar)
This fighting style somehow reminded me of Alia’s.
If the chance arose, I would actually like to capture them but…
“All you do is flee. Are you even willing to fight me at all?” Eina asked as she stopped moving.
As the people in the area were evacuated by the knights, the three assassins were also brought into custody by my escort knight group.
For now, it seems that that was possible thanks to the fact that Eina wasn’t moving out too far away from me.
“Surrender yourselves. If you do, I won’t hurt you.”
“Hurt me? The only reason you could catch the others was because we wanted information.”
That was what the assassins said.
It was a young man’s voice that stayed calm even throughout this whole ordeal.
Though young, he was still very capable – I can’t see their face or skin, but his voice remained ever so calm.
I knew that the assassin on my side had already fled the area.
“You don’t need to answer that though? If you don’t surrender, you-“
“Iris Reinfell. And is that Mersche Artina?”
The assassin dropped these two names as they interrupted me.
(There is only one person that knows that Iris is supposed to be with Lady Eina right now…)
I was thinking deeply – But I couldn’t reach a good answer.
But by letting out these names, we immediately knew that the assassins were actually planning something against those two too.
Yet, Iris and Mersche had yet to return to us here. And there was little indication that actually told us that they would do so anytime soon.
As Eina heard Mersche’s name drop, she too became a bit more stern.
“…What did you do to Mersche?”
“More than worrying about me as your opponent, you worry about her-” the assassin said as he leaped back again.
But just like the other assassin just now, this guy’s movement too was far beyond that of a regular person… That’s precisely why I should chase them with all I’ve got, right?
As the assassin left the area, Eina immediately moved towards where Mersche and Iris were supposed to be.
“The fight is over. We have to go and look for Iris and Mersche, now!”
( … I think Iris should be fine though.)
Even though I had this thought, I was still worried about Iris.
I told my other knights to let me know with a signal if Iris and Mersche were to return here while we were looking for them.
I managed to protect Eina up until now, but it is not like I can feel at ease yet.