WM – Chapter 55: Takatsuki Makoto’s comrades are flabbergated by him

TLN: A second chapter! Woop woop!

“Takatsuki-sama…” (Nina)

“Makoto…” (Lucy)

When I returned to our table, Nina-san and Lucy spoke to me with faces of amazement and worry.

So these two with good ears heard it, huh.

“Takki-dono, I heard that you were rude to Princess Sofia…” (Fujiwara)

“I messed up, Fuji-yan.” (Makoto)

“Takatsuki-kun, eat something sweet and calm down.” (Aya)

Sa-san recommends me a cake <snicker>. 

There’s even this?

“That’s unexpected. To think Takatsuki-sama would get so angry.” (Nina)

“But you know, even though they brushed him aside when he pleaded so desperately 2 years ago, they forgot about it, and carefreely told him to become their ally. Of course he would get angry!” (Lucy)

Lucy is emotional, but she always takes my side.

I am grateful for that part of hers.

“Takki-dono, are you going to leave Makkaren, and move to Highland?” (Fujiwara)

Fuji-yan said sadly. 

“Hmm, the bodyguard of the princess told me to leave after all…” (Makoto)

“Are you going to the country of Sakurai-kun?” (Aya)

Sa-san is eating donuts and fruits.

Aren’t you eating too much?

“I don’t have anywhere else in mind after all.” (Makoto)

“Then I will be going there too.” (Aya)

Hm? I look at Sa-san.

“What are you making that weird face for? I am the one who has nowhere else in mind aside from being at your side, Takatsuki-kun.” (Aya)

With a face of ‘Isn’t that obvious?’, she gulps down her wine.

Donuts and wine don’t go together.

“Hmm, Highland, huh…” (Lucy)

Lucy is making a complicated expression.

“Are you against going to Highland, Lucy?” (Makoto)

“Takatsuki-sama, Highland is a human supremacist culture. It is a country that’s difficult to live in for an elf like Lucy-sama, and beastkin like me.” (Nina)

Eh? Is that so? I didn’t know.

“The demi-humans and beastkin receive worse treatment than humans. I don’t really like it that much. Rozes doesn’t have that much in the discrimination department, which I like-desu zo.” (Fujiwara)

“So you have chosen your tastes over business huh, Fuji-yan.” (Makoto)

“Of course-desu zo!” (Fujiwara)

A friend that doesn’t break character.

“Nina-san, you don’t like Highland?” (Makoto)

“The nobles and merchants of that country immediately try to sexually harass beastkin. Even so, it is not like I can treat the customers badly, so I have to be careful.” (Nina)

Hmm, Nina-san doesn’t have a good impression of the Sun Country either.

“Moreover, if a lamia like Sasaki-dono were to be exposed, it would be out in an instant. You would definitely be pursued.” (Fujiwara)

“I see… Now that you mention it, if Highland were to discover my religion, it would be bad…” (Makoto)

“““It is bad in any country.””” 

The 3 others aside from Sa-san retorted.

Is that so…

“Now that I think about it properly, it would be sad to not be able to meet Lucas-san, Mary-san, and the skewer stall old man again. Jean and Emily too…” (Makoto)

“Rethinking about leaving the country?” (Fujiwara)

Fuji-yan says with expectation.

“Hmm, should I lower my head to Princess Sofia…?” (Makoto)

After going all in like that, it really makes me hesitate.

Should I try asking Sakurai-kun? 

No, but…

While I was pondering about this…

“Hey there, that just now was quite the disaster, wasn’t it?” 

The one who came was the refreshing handsome hero, Sakurai-kun.

This bastard! Whose fault do you think it is that I am worrying here?! 

“You called me to a weird gathering there, so it ended up in such a problem. What will you do about it?” (Makoto)

For now, I try to blame him with a straight gaze.

There’s Yokoyama-san at the side of Sakurai-kun, positioned in a way as if hiding from us.

“It is okay. If you enter the Sun Knight Order, I will do my all to help you out.” (Sakurai)

Sakurai-kun says with a smile.

Wait, I don’t understand what you are saying though.

“I will never join.” (Makoto)

The Sun Knight Order is basically the army, right?

There’s no way a go-home club guy like me can enter a group that’s like the gathering of athletic people! Get a clue!

I have the confidence to say that I would drop-out in one day. 

“T-Takatsuki-kun, about today…uhm…thanks.” (Yokoyama)

Yokoyama-san lowered her head to me.

It is rare for her to speak to me.

Or more like, is she a bit scared?

“I didn’t do anything big.” (Makoto)

“W-What are you saying? You used Monarch Magic that only a handful of people in Highland can use, and were the second biggest contributor in this time’s subjugation of the Taboo Dragons!” (Yokoyama)

A lot of people were talking about the Monarch Magic, but they are all forgetting the fact that it required 1 week of preparation to use it one time.

“Well, leaving that aside, need something, Sakurai-kun?” (Makoto)

“Right. Actually, Great Sage-sama said she wanted to meet you, Takatsuki-kun…or more like, the Spirit User.” (Sakurai)

“W-Wow! The Great Sage-sama that rarely shows herself in front of others! Nice, Makoto.” (Lucy)

Lucy is getting happy as if it were her.

“Eeh…I don’t want to meet any more big shots though. Can I skip it?” (Makoto)

I had a terrible experience not that long ago. 

I was partly at fault there too though.

“Takki-dono…the Great Sage-sama is the 3rd most influential person in the Sun Country. It would be best if you were to accept it…” (Fujiwara)

“Makoto! Don’t be selfish.” (Lucy)

My comrades were pressuring me.

I really have to go, huh.

“Do I have to go alone?” (Makoto)

“No, she said it is okay to come with your comrades too.” (Sakurai)

“Okay, Lucy and Sa-san, let’s go together.” (Makoto)

I feel uneasy on my own.

“Is it okay? Yay!”, Lucy jumps in happiness.

“Eeeh? That sounds like a pain. I’m fine”, Sa-san makes an unwilling expression.

I am gonna drag my friend that has been eating carefreely all this time.

“Fuji-yan, what about you?” (Makoto)

“Hmm…I do want to meet her, but I can’t leave this table empty, so I will stay.” (Fujiwara)

“Takatsuki-sama, don’t pick a fight with the Great Sage-sama, okay?” (Nina)

“I won’t do that…” (Makoto)

My evaluation in Nina-san’s eyes has lowered.

We were led by Sakurai-kun to the camp of the Sun Knight Order.

“What kind of person is the White Great Sage, Lucy?” (Makoto)

“She is the greatest mage of this continent. You already know that, right?” (Lucy)

“I don’t know in detail just what kind of person she is.” (Makoto)

In the classes of the temple, we were simply taught that she is a mage with influence in the Sun Country.

“The first Great Sage-sama is a hero that fought together with the Saviour Abel against the Great Demon Lord 1,000 years ago. The person we are meeting is the 15th generation.” (Sakurai)

Sakurai-kun explained.

“Hmm, but even if the 1st was great, that doesn’t have anything to do with their descendants.” (Aya)

Sa-san says something sharp.

Please don’t say that in front of the person herself, okay? 

I thought the same though.

“That’s not it, Aya. The Great Sage-sama has the [Inherit] Skill.” (Lucy)

“The power of the 1st has been handed over in each generation. That’s the reason why she is called the continent’s strongest.” (Sakurai)

“Huuh, I see.” (Aya)

So she is inheriting the power of the legendary mage as it is?

That sounds strong.

While we were talking, we arrived at a giant tent.

A ringing sound echoes inside my head.

(Ma…ko…to. Makoto! Stop…don’t enter…that place! …Damn it!…) (Noah)

Goddess-sama? What’s the matter?

(Meeting her…is…) (Noah)

What’s going on?

This is the first time the communication has been this choppy.

What should I do…? Would it be better to not meet the Great Sage?

“Great Sage-sama, it is the captain of the 7th division, Sakurai. I have brought the Spirit User, Takatsuki-kun.” (Sakurai)

Sakurai-kun’s call is directed to the inside of the tent.

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55 thoughts on “WM – Chapter 55: Takatsuki Makoto’s comrades are flabbergated by him

    1. Well Sophia is the girl in the cover of the vol4 and until now the girls in the cover are the Mc waifus so that by itself is like a spoiler. Not just that if one thinks again Makoto wasnt exatcly fit for the job when he met with her in the temple. is like a guy without a proper body condition(sickly or realy fat) ask to be employed like police just because he wants not because he have skills befiting that rol.

    1. Hmmm I dunno if it’s the author’s plan that annoys me, or the fact that this MC is too dense like a brick that he disregards every dangerous situation, like now when he knows it’s dangerous to be a spirit user and found out being a believer of an “evil god” brick level for awareness *sigh* frustrating

      1. It isnt like is forbiden to be a spirit user and he doesnt have other choice at the moment. About telling her comrades about being an apostol is because he trust them.

  1. Thanks for the chapter~ Woo double~ So what are the chances of the Sage actually being a clone or maybe a New God that had descended upon the mortal world? She also might be able to sense the lingering power of Noah on Makoto… Or maybe she also has a very powerful appraisal skill and will be able to observe Makoto’s knife and realize his identity? OR She’s also part of the old God faction but just doesn’t like Noah in particular~ Well whatever the case, can’t wait for the next chapter~

  2. Thanks for the chapters as always 😁. Tbh i would have been in a worse position since if i tried asking for help only to get brushed off then they have the stones to ask me to join them I’d have some not allowed on day time tv grade words for them. And I’m from New Jersey AND work construction, so you know I’m proficient at stringing together a combination of words that would make a trucker blush.

  3. For what we know, a Spirit User is either an elf or someone blessed by a Titan God. Here we have a young human male with the skill, that was especially summoned by a descendant of one companion of the Hero that vanquished the Demon Lord. Who we know was basically a pawn for the revenge of the Goddess Noah, seems like keeping Makoto in the dark while at the same time pushing him to help Sakurai wasn’t so wise.

  4. Abort! ABORT! Too late… I’m real worried about this meeting. She might be onto him. I mean she could block Noah’s signal…… How?

    1. I remember there being something about how Noah couldn’t contract with him while he was in the starting area because it was another god’s jurisdiction. A sage may act like a portable shrine for their god.

      1. It’s likely that being near the Water Oracle kept Noa from risking contacting Makoto
        Though her losing signal near the sage is also troubling
        A sage. As in knowledgeable and perceptive. In a magical sense.
        A sage who inherited her powers from the sage who aided the hero fighting Noa’s last worshipper, the demon king.
        Really not someone Makoto should risk being anywhere near

      1. I think positively of the first comment and now you made me remember Astolfo again dammit. To think my first love would be a trap T_T

  5. Uruse Peko!
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    ( `・ω・)つ )゜Д゜)・゜Nepーurg!
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  6. Cliff-kun!! For the sins you have committed against me, my family, and the people of this planet, I SWEAR I will get revenge upon you! Sleep with your eyes open, Cliff-kun! I will be coming for your neck!! You hear me, Cliff-kun!? No place will be safe for you!!

  7. He could just stay in the water country. It’s not like that princess can actually stop him. Even if he stays in Makkaren, Sofia can’t do shit in that city since she can’t afford to displease Fuji-yan who has massive economic power and is a recognized otherworlder that could possibly ask for help from the light hero since they are from the same group that came to this world.

    So it sounds like this Great Sage is going to be trouble. I wonder if this Inherit skill gives the person the memories of or overwrites the personality of the target with the original sage.

  8. Thank you for the double chapter!

    Ok so the Great Sage is isn’t Lucy’s mother. Oh well, one random theory expires in the dust.

    Another cliff? Seriously Lucy you have been doing far, far too much training with your meteors! Makoto punish Lucy, oh wait she may come to like that…

    As for Sa-san, I have to love the fact that she just nonchalantly keeps eating! It makes me smile.

    Hmmm interference with goddess telepathy what could the next chapter (or three) hold? I sincerely hope not another harem member

  9. I wonder if rather then being a threat this sage might instead be someone who might inform Makoto of the part of Norn she seems to want to hide from him

  10. Ominous…

    Are we gonna get him declared a demon king here and now? I hope not. Strong-armed into joining the country? Condemned for one reason or another and declared a fugitive? Either way, it doesn’t feel like it’s good news.
    I wonder who has better proficiency between Takki and this Great Sage…

    Poor Mary. If he leaves, then she’ll have lost yet another one to the city.

  11. Thanks for the chapter! ^^
    Knowing the comedic side the author loves, I think the Great Sage will reveal Noah’s dark history. The shamefull one as well as the evil one. x)
    She may become an unexpected ally with him revealing that he doesn’t want to walk the pass of destruction and just survive, and do good while trying to free his Godess with a pure heart.

    1. After the Giant rejected the request to save Noel I’ve begun to suspect that releasing Noah is going to require the live sacrifice of her follower or something. She is the god of death, supposedly. Aya can resurrect limitedly but can’t become Noah’s follower so that doesn’t help. This might be a valuable contact if so because, remember:

      “R-Revive?” (Lucy)
      “In other words, it has the same effect as the Light Saint Rank Magic: [Resurrection]?” (Nina)

      So if this person is a sun sage inheritor it’s reasonable to expect that she can use resurrection magic.

  12. It’s getting on my nerves that he listen to others while he himself is reluctant AND that he seems to forget that he is the only believer of an EVIL GOD to pretty much every human in this world, serves right to Noah for trying to force him to be friends with the light hero

  13. Ahh… Why makoto didn’t thinking have a care when show skill spirit to people and it is perhaps harm herself and Lucy. Thank you as always for translate admin.

    1. Well it’s not like people can just normally identify spirit magic and distinguish it from normal magic. All of Makoto’s group only know about it because he told them what it was.

      1. Just that we are talking about a freaking great sage and not normal people.
        It’s so infuriating seeing him walking so stupidly into such a plain trap as a former RPG -player…

        1. Yeah well it’s not like Makoto can account for every single thing. It’s not like everybody is a great sage so of course he wouldn’t be cautious of using his magic and it’s not like he would even know if the great sage can identify it in the first place. Also he doesn’t have the ability to refuse to meet the great sage since he doesn’t have equal or higher standing to them. That’s exactly why Makoto met the princesses even though he didn’t want to and even hates Princess Sofia.

  14. What’s with this deliberate ignorance writing clutch? Oh I have a half demon and a monster disguised as a human not to mention I worship an evil god which can literally be seen on my book of record lets just go meet the strongest wizard in the world who belongs to the human supremacy country derp dee derp…. Fucking hack POS, why do all the nitwit fucktards who vomit out these web novel piles of garbage always write using the exact same fucking tropes and crutches as each other? Do Asian countries not have writing courses? Its just GD pathetic.

  15. It’s really getting irritating, really want to beat the shit out of that guy.. he didn’t even do anything when the mc asks how he should make up for it and now this…sigh it’s getting really annoying getting some BS here and there it’s BS everywhere

    and yeah it’s really a good way to be found out, the follower of an evil god which might explain spirit magic even though he’s a human, a monster, and a half demon tsk tsk yeah show them to the strong ones cause even if they might be strong they might be an idiot, might not notice things or overall useless without being sharp

  16. Well, for the moment she is out as a possible harem member, if they tell me before that she was associated with the Sun Country been the strongest of the continent the I wouldn’t have thought of she as a candidate.

  17. Yeah fuck Sun country, Didn’t they have fuckloads of salves as well, or was that some other place?

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