WM – Chapter 124: Crisis of Makkaren (3)

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A horde of more than 10,000 monsters are all gone.

I release the synchronization with Lucy.

“Haah, that was seriously rough…” (Makoto)

I was really flustered…

“Ahaha, good work, Takatsuki-kun.” (Aya)

“My Knight…you did well.” (Furiae)

“Thanks, you two.” (Makoto)

Sa-san and Furiae-san direct slightly tired smiles at me.

The two really helped me out.

But there’s no doubt that the one who contributed the most was…

“Lucy, thanks. I have to heal your wounds… I will call someone who can use healing magic.” (Makoto)

“O-Okay… Hey, Makoto, you don’t have the Fire Magic Skill, right? Why can you use Fire Magic in that way?” (Lucy)

“Hm?” (Makoto)

I was worried about the wounds of Lucy, but it seems like Lucy is interested in the magic of just now.

“Uhm, the basics are the same as water magic. When I sync with you, I can temporarily use the Fire Magic Skill, I think.” (Makoto)

I don’t understand the logic clearly though.

I should try asking Noah-sama next time.

“What’s that? That’s unfair.” (Furiae)

For some reason, Furiae-san retorted.

“But it was harder to control than water magic. It felt like my proficiency was reduced by a 100 levels.” (Makoto)

“By the way, how high is your magic proficiency, Makoto?” (Lucy)

“260? Maybe a little higher than that?” (Makoto)


What’s with those eyes, Lucy, Furiae-san? 

“Makoto-kun, Lucy!” (Emily)

Emily appeared. Nice timing.

“Emily! Lucy is injured. Please use healing magic.” (Makoto)

A familiar priest came.

“Leave it to me!” (Emily)

Emily chants and the wounds of Lucy begin to heal.

Alright, Lucy should be alright with this.

Now all that’s left is heading to where the Ancient Dragon is.

“Sa-san, we are going to where Nina-san is together—” (Makoto)

(Wait, Makoto!) (Noah)

“Wait, My Knight!” (Furiae)

“Hm?” (Makoto)

Noah-sama and Furiae-san call me at the same time.

(The Ancient Dragon is bad news! The one here has lived for more than 2,000 years and it is a senior even within Ancient Dragons. You won’t be able to win against it.) (Noah)

“You must not fight the Ancient Dragon. That place has a ruinous future… But maybe My Knight will be okay…” (Furiae)

Noah-sama’s serious voice.

Furiae-san seems to waver around the end. What’s the matter?

(One question then, Noah-sama. Can Lucas-san and the others win against the Ancient Dragon?) (Makoto)

(…Makoto. I think that’s going to be hard, but there’s things that you just have to give up on—) (Noah)

“Alright! Let’s go, Sa-san!” (Makoto)

(Hey!) (Noah)

I refuse to give up.

“Alright. To where Nina-san is, right?” (Aya)

“Yeah, we are going to defeat the Ancient Dragon!” (Makoto)

(I am telling you, you can’t!) (Noah)

“Now now, we won’t know unless we try.” (Makoto)

“Who are you talking to, Takatsuki-kun?” (Aya)

“The Goddess. Princess, you stay here please.” (Makoto)

“O-Okay…” (Furiae)

“Makoto, be careful!” (Lucy)

Being seen off by Furiae-san who seems to be worried and Lucy who has a smile even though she seems to be in pain, we head deep inside the forest.

Sa-san and I passed by the corpses of monsters and ran inside the forest.

…Correction: we were running through the burned field.

“I hope Lucas-san and the others are okay.” (Makoto)

“They are all veterans, right? I am sure they are fine.” (Aya)

I talk with Sa-san as we hurry to where the Ancient Dragon is.

I am worried about Nina-san and the others.

(…Makoto, listen.) (Noah)

Noah-sama’s cold voice resonates.

“What is it, Noah-sama?” (Makoto)

(Aya-chan and you as you currently are…won’t be able to defeat the Ancient Dragon, that’s definite. Turn back now.) (Noah)

“But Lucas-san, Nina-san, and the others are fighting. I can’t run away by myself.” (Makoto)

“Takatsuki-kun, what is the Goddess saying?” (Aya)

“She is saying you and I won’t be able to win against the Ancient Dragon… Sa-san, I am sorry to say this after you came this far, but…I want you to go back—mgh!” (Makoto)

Sa-san suddenly pinched my cheek.

That hurt.

“Who is the one saying those silly things? Is it this mouth~?” (Aya)

“Sorry, I won’t say that anymore.” (Makoto)

No going back after coming this far, huh.

…If worst comes to worst…Sa-san has the Remaining Lives Skill.

Her chances of surviving are far higher than mine.

(Hey, Makoto, the adventurers might have been wiped out by now…) (Noah)

“Meaning, they still haven’t been, right?” (Makoto)

If they really were, Noah-sama would have been straighter in her words.

(Can you stop reading my personality?!) (Noah)

“You are easy to understand, Noah-sama.” (Makoto)

Even so, Noah-sama is being pretty persistent about stopping me this time around.

Is it that dangerous?

“Takatsuki-kun, got any plans?” (Aya)

Sa-san asks me uneasy.

She has no intentions of turning back, but hearing that the Goddess said we can’t win must have made her uneasy.

Well, at this kind of time, it is this.

I should utilize my special favor from the zero believer Goddess.

“Noah-sama, please help me.” (Makoto)

(………Eh?) (Noah)

“Your one and only believer is going to die at this rate. Please help.” (Makoto)

The Praying to the Gods.

(That’s quite straight…) (Noah)

I thought that I should ask straight every now and then.

So, how about it? 


Well, if you can’t do it, I will think of something myself.

Maybe I should try asking for RPG Player again for advice?

Or ask the Great Spirit…I honestly can’t rely on that.

Any other thing…hmm…

(……It is not like there’s not anything.) (Noah)


(…Aah, I didn’t want to teach you this, Makoto…) (Noah)

“So you have a method?!” (Makoto)

(…It is a dangerous measure. Make this the only time you use it.) (Noah)

“I will consider it.” (Makoto)

(Hey!) (Noah)

“I am joking. And so, what’s this method?” (Makoto)

(…Uuh.) (Noah)

Noah-sama holds her head.

After constant refusals, Noah-sama speaks about that ‘method’.


The Ancient Dragon is in sight.

The veteran adventurers are facing the Ancient Dragon.

Lucas-san is at the center of it.

There’s several dragons aside from the Ancient Dragon.

He even has his dragon gang?! 

Nina-san and several others are fighting against those dragons.

They are having a tough battle.

“Lucas-san!” (Makoto)

“Makoto?! You idiot! Why did you come?!” (Lucas)

Lucas-san scolds me. I ignore that.

There’s no way I can leave you!

“Sa-san, please help out Nina-san and the others.” (Makoto)

“Got it! Be careful, Takatsuki-kun.” (Aya)

The weight the adventurers have on the Ancient Dragon as well as the normals dragons is heavy.

There’s several who are bleeding and collapsed.

Sa-san charges into that and sends one of the dragons close by flying by hitting its head with her Fierce God Hammer!


The temple of the dragon’s head got a direct hit from the giant hammer, and the eyes of the dragon rolled back.


Ah right, I have to defeat the Ancient Dragon.

I get close to Lucas-san.

They are also wounded all over.

Their armor and weapons were in tatters, and blood was staining their whole body.

“…Just a warning here, but practically all of our attacks haven’t been able to reach. The situation is despairing.” (Lucas)

Lucas-san says this bitterly with a fatigued expression.

I look at the other adventurers. They don’t seem to have given up, but their expressions were not bright.

I take a stance with Noah-sama’s dagger facing the Ancient Dragon.

“…Guh, you damn insects. Popping out one after the other.” 

Uoh, the Ancient Dragon spoke! 

“Takatsuki-kun! That monster is talking!” (Aya)

Even though Sa-san should be busy with her own battle, she reacts to everything! 

“Aah…yeah.” (Makoto)

Sa-san, you are a monster too, you know?

A talking monster ain’t really rare.

The black scales of the Ancient Dragon are slightly damaged, but it looks fine.

Compared to that, our adventurers here are in tatters.

It is an easy to understand inferiority. 

“Makoto, do you have a plan or something?” (Lucas)

“…I came with a ‘hidden technique’ of sorts.” (Makoto)

“How much time should we buy?” (Lucas)

“Won’t you ask what it is?” (Makoto)

I look at the face of Lucas-san slightly surprised.

“If you say you have a chance with it, I will believe in it.” (Lucas)

He says with a smile.

Looks like the other veterans are of the same mind.

“It is Quest 100% Success Rate Makoto after all.” (Lucas)

“What’s that?” (Makoto)

“You don’t know? That’s your nickname. It seems Mary noticed it after arranging the quest files. You are the only adventurer who hasn’t failed a quest in the Adventurer Guild of Makkaren, Makoto.” (Lucas)

“Well, more than 90% of those are goblin hunt quests though.” (Makoto)

“Ah, you did have the Goblin Cleaner nickname too.” (Lucas)

“I only knew about that one.” (Makoto)

I got a nickname without being aware of it.

Please notice it sooner.


The Ancient Dragon roars and flaps its wings powerfully.

A gust of wind was made, and the leaves of the trees were blown into the air.

…It waited for us?

No, that’s not it.

It can use healing magic.

The wounds it got from Lucas-san have all been healed.

Good grief, a healing enemy is problematic.

“Let’s go! Cover Makoto!” (Lucas)


The adventurers all charge at the Ancient Dragon together.

Lucas-san’s swordsmanship clad in aura and high rank magic attacked the Ancient Dragon.

(It ain’t damaging the dragon…) (Makoto)

They won’t be able to defeat it like this.

The only thing that’s dealing damage to the Ancient Dragon is Lucas-san’s swordsmanship.

The Ancient Dragon seems to only be concentrating on Lucas-san.

I see practically no effect from the attacks of the other adventurers.

I tighten my grip on the dagger that has been charged with the mana of Fire Spirits.

It is the last bit of mana I charged it with when I synced with Lucy, so there’s no second time.

Only one shot. 

(…Alright.) (Makoto)

I try the method Noah-sama taught me.

I pressed the blade of my dagger on my own hand.

…It hurts.

But endure the pain.

The blade cuts my skin and blood drips.

Noah-sama’s dagger sucks the blood and it shines dimly.

I offer it to you, Noah-sama.” (Makoto)

At that instant, I felt like ‘something’ was taken away from my body.

My body feels sluggish.

The dagger at my right hand begins to shine ominously.

This is Divine Energy, huh…

I hold the dagger in the same way I do when I pray to Noah-sama.

And do exactly that -pray.

Believe in it, in the miracle of the Goddess.


(Makoto…cut yourself with the sacred treasure. Put the blood on your blade, then say you are offering it to me, and pray.) (Noah)

“…Uhm, and what would happen with that?” (Makoto)

Sounds like a scary ritual.

(Sacrificial Technique… Mortals these days call it Self-Destruction Magic, I think? You will be using that.) (Noah)

“Self-Destruction Magic!” (Makoto)

The one used by the Snake Church in the Sun Country?! 

The one that can be used without mana but expends lifespan?

“Won’t I die with that?” (Makoto)

(You would die anyways if you were to fight the Ancient Dragon normally.) (Noah)

“Can’t I win by just using Fire Spirit Magic instead of Self-Destruction Magic?” (Makoto)

I glance at the dagger of Noah-sama as I ask this.

(Impossible. You don’t have the Sword Magic Skill, so even if you managed to deal with the weaklings at the horde, it won’t defeat an Ancient Dragon.) (Noah)

“What happens if I use Self-Destruction Ma…a Sacrificial Technique?” (Makoto)

(I can lend you my power. In exchange for your lifespan… I don’t really like that though.) (Noah)

“Why?” (Makoto)

(Listen here! It would trouble me if you don’t get stronger and live a long life! I felt that if I were to teach you this method, you would nonchalantly use it in the future!) (Noah)


Honestly speaking, I feel like I would really be using it if it is useful.

(No, definitely don’t!) (Noah)

Then, I will use it with care.

(Make sure to! Understood?!) (Noah)

I promised Noah-sama, and obtained a new power.


Noah-sama, please lend me your strength.

I finish praying and…

“Lucas-san! I am ready!” (Makoto)

“Got it! You guys, spread out!” (Lucas)

Everyone takes distance from the Ancient Dragon at once with the shout of Lucas-san.

I raised my dagger, and my eyes met with the Ancient Dragon.


I ignore those words and shoot my Sword Magic.

[Fire Dragon Claw].

3 fire claws attack the dragon.


Looks like that attack didn’t reflect as a threat in the eyes of the Ancient Dragon.

“Makoto…” (Lucas)

I could see Lucas-san had a slightly discouraged face.


That magic has the prayer of a miracle.

The miracle I wished for was ‘certain hit’ and ‘god strike’.

The Certain Hit miracle, I saw it at the time when Nina-san was poked by the finger of the God Giant in the past. 

Even though it looks like it is going slowly, with that miracle, it will hit for sure.

God Strike is a miracle that the dagger of Noah-sama already has.

I always think this dagger cuts real well.

Looks like it had that kind of dangerous name.

I buffed my magic with that God Strike.

“Gaha?! The immediate follower of the Dragon King, Astaroth-sama, by a weakling…” 

Those were the last words of the Ancient Dragon.

The magic that the Ancient Dragon thought had been avoided hit it instead, and without making a single sound…the body of the Ancient Dragon was split in 4.

The corpse falls onto the ground and makes it shake.

The ominous light of the dagger disappears.

My body gets heavy like lead.

…I feel like my energy has been sucked dry. 

If I had to compare it to something, it would be like the moment right after playing a game for three days straight and seeing the ending.


Everyone including Lucas-san were looking over here as if they were seeing something unbelievable.

…The dragons who saw that also stopped moving.

“You bastards! Do you want to taste that same fate by the hands of Takatsuki-kun?!” (Aya)

Looks like the [Intimidation] of Sa-san dealt the final blow.

The remaining dragons flew away.

…What a relief.

I can’t move a single finger anymore.

I fall down on my knees right then and there.

…I am sleepy.

“Takatsuki-kun!” (Aya)

Sa-san supports my body and I somehow manage to maintain my consciousness.

“Makoto…that just now…no, nothing. You saved us. Let’s go back to the city.” (Lucas)

Lucas-san had a complicated expression.

He might have noticed that I used the Forbidden Self-Destruction Magic.

“Muh! There’s someone!” (Nina)

Nina-san suddenly rushed into the forest and drags a robed woman out.

“U-Unhand me!” 

Her face had a snake tattoo, and there were horns on her head.

A Demon.

…And a Snake Church member.

“What do we do with this one?” 

“Let’s tie her up and hand her over to the guild or the church. She might be involved with the stampede this time around.” 

“The demons were pulling the strings from the shadows then?” 

“The rumors of them making their preparations for the revival of the Great Demon Lord must be true.” 

The veteran adventurers don’t seem to be surprised and were speaking calmly.

I had a terrible experience in the Sun Country, so I honestly didn’t want to meet them again.

These guys seriously don’t do anything good.

(Ugh…) (Makoto)

I suddenly feel dizzy.

My vision gets hazy.

…No good.

“Takatsuki-kun?” (Aya)

“…Sorry, Sa-san. I am gonna sleep for a bit.” (Makoto)

I lose consciousness.


When I woke up, Lucy, Sa-san, and Furiae-san’s faces were there.

“Are you okay, Makoto?” (Lucy)

“Haah, what a relief! Takatsuki-kun has woken up.” (Aya)

“My Knight has pushed himself.” (Furiae)

I worried them, huh.

“Sorry, I will get up.” (Makoto)

Looks like I was laid at the usual resting room of the guild.

I head to the guild entrance for now.

The bar in the Adventurer Guild was basically a festival.

They survived a stampede of over 10,000 monsters after all.

There’s not only the members of the guild, but also the soldiers and templars as well.

I could also see the merchants with Fuji-yan among them.

The whole city was celebrating this time’s victory.

Looks like people couldn’t fit in the entrance anymore and were celebrating outside too.

We joined the celebration since we were there already.

I went around greeting a lot of people for a while.

After that, I checked around while sipping drinks bit by bit. 

Lucy was surrounded by young adventurers.

In that situation where everyone had run out of mana, that figure of hers dropping rocks one after the other must have been awe-inspiring in the eyes of the adventurers.

“How can I become like you, Lucy-san?!” 

A bronze adventurer is directing glittery eyes at her.

She is popular.

And Sa-san…

“Hey, your Intimidation is impressive.” 

“Hey hey, Aya-chan! What rank are you right now?” 

“Hmm, Stone Rank?” (Aya)


She is surrounded by veteran adventurers, and they were surprised by her being Stone Rank.

Well…a person scaring off dragons with Intimidation being Stone Rank is unbelievable, right?

I was with Furiae-san, Mary-san, Nina-san, Fuji-yan, and Chris-san at the same table, drinking.

I was on the verge of being surrounded by adventurers because of the magic I showed when I synced with Lucy, but I am in the same table as the coming feudal lord, Chris-san, so they can’t approach easily.

That’s right! Chris-san has safely been pushed into the closest to become the feudal lord!

That’s great, that’s great.

And so, we were celebrating the safety of Makkaren and Fuji-yan’s future wife for being the next feudal lord.

(Hm…?) (Makoto)

Within all the noise…a black haired beauty slowly gets up from her seat making sure no one notices it.


Her profile I caught a glance of didn’t seem to be spirited.

The Moon Oracle that rushed to help Lucy and me when we were in trouble.

I was bothered by the fact that she went outside with a sad face, so I followed her.

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  2. Thanks for the Chapter! I was hoping till the end to see how many years Makoto had left. Guess we’ll find out later.

  3. “I should utilize my special favor from the zero believer Goddess. ”
    It is the first time that Makoto calls her the zero believer Goddess.

    1. Well the thing is we dont really know how much he has gained and how much he has lost. he started with 10 years when he arrived at this world and I think the last time he checked it, it was at 12 years (so he has earned 3-4 years of life span in his 1-2 years being here but can’t recall exactly when he checked it) depending on how much he has gained since then, and how much he has lost just now will tell us how viable it is. If the plot armo- err no, if the goddess hadn’t told him about it until now then its cost efficiency is probably really terrible.

      1. That only works if it’s 1 to 1 kind of trade. I doubt it is. He probably lost something like 10 times as much as he got for using the skill killing it. If not more. I mean this is an attack that had to kill a 2000 year old dragon.

      2. Now this exploit only works if you chose makoto as your character, you only put points into proficiency, you obtained the dagger of the goddess. This creates an overflow error doing impossible damage.

  4. Thanks for the chapter! And damn thats quite a scary attack makoto just pulled out, kinda wondering how much life span was used also wondering if the life span consumed is the maximum or not, like i remember thst people in that world can get longer life spans by killing monsters and doing good deeds, but would using thst skill lower the maximum number of years you can live or would it just take from the life span you already have and you just need to grind for it again? Kinda curious, and then theres Furiae, wonder what happened to her? Is this one of her flags? Is makoto gonna finally start on her route? God i cant wait~

  5. Thanks a lot for the chapter!!

    Take a guess what has the Moon oracle so melancholic? My guess is that her ability is failing, all her life she could tell what was going to happen, and then there is this wild card that destroys her view. It probably throws her mind to the gutter.

    1. She was charmed by his use of magic in the last chapter, and in this one she learned how high his proficiency is…it’s gonna go one of two ways I think, she either feels like she needs to train up her magic skills, instead of taking them for granted, or she wants to get in on the Makoto route, but he’s also already attached to other girls including a princess (almost as bad as Sakurai), and now she’s depressed.

  6. Thanks for the chapter!!!
    Oh and did our moon oracle foresee something disasterous? Maybe that’s why she is very sad

  7. Would be really nice if the author would give us an update on his life span once in a while. Pretty sure we haven’t seen it since before he became the water hero.
    I’m sure he got a bunch from the thousands of monsters he killed before the ancient dragon.

  8. This chapter solidified the ominous premonition I have that this Sacrificial Technique is going to be required to unseal Noah’s prison. She could use an Oracle to force him to do it, right?

    Also wondering if Furi is troubled by a premonition that Makoto’s going to die soon (unless he gets out there and earns back some lifespan soon)

    1. Maybe to take down the Leviathan guarding the dungeon, but anything he can do with this skill, he could already do with the dagger in his hand, so…let’s hope it’s just a matter of cutting some walls and locks down.

      1. You guys do remember that Makoto and his friends could raise their lifespan right? And since were talking about makoto here he will definitely grind then use his stacks of lifespan for a Deus Ex Machina attack for sure.

      2. The giant god said that he couldn’t free Noah; It has to be a follower*. So just having the dagger isn’t enough. Best case scenario the seal on Noah’s powers just requires her follower specifically to kill the Leviathan. I guess that could work as a measure to prevent rando adventurers from unsealing an evil god by accident?

        @mighthose True, as long as a given sacrifice of lifespan doesn’t outright kill him. There’s also resurrection magic, but I’m not sure that would work in the case of lifespan exhaustion. Maybe a god can give someone lifespan to kick-start a resurrection?

        The relationship between lifespan and divine power is kinda interesting. Gods gain power through the offerings of their devout, and through that power are able to do things like bless people or grant lifespan. On the other hand lifespan is something that can be offered to gods in exchange for miracles. I’m not sure who’s granting Makoto lifespan? I doubt Noah has the free power to do it. It has to be under some joint deal of the new gods or you know people would be crusading for followers to bolster their god over the others for more lifespan. There’s still some of that, and it’s more or less the power cycle the demon gods are crusading about? More followers, more power.

        * Specifically, he said: “…I can’t… In order for Noah-ojousama to regain her power, there’s the need for a believer to arrive at the Deep Sea Temple… Even if I were to save her, her power won’t return.”

        So if Makoto goes to free Noah, but someone like Aya ends up breaking the seal or delivering the final blow or whatever then Noah would be free but still mostly powerless. Then they would have to work out some other way to restore her power so she can have more followers or whatever.

        Oh jeez, don’t read all that. Why would you read all that. Why did I write that.

        1. He’s the only follower she can get, for the next thousand years, or something, and it just says that a follower needs to get to her temple. That means he might not need to kill the leviathan at all, just break her seal, and pray at her temple. Now we just have to wait, and see how he works it out.

  9. My thoughts
    1. I guess, Furi-san She was sad because i thought she was working hard to make Makoto as a direct underling of Moon God while serving her as knight.
    She thought if that way, the reputation of Moon god will be going to in a lime light, so that everyone under the moon god will be able to live a normal life.

    2. Although Makoto uses his life as an offering, WHAT IF, the RPG player has an option of a.) continue b.) game over….
    The life count can be claimed when doing something like Subjugation of the dragon (or any monster with a large life force)

    3. Makoto didnt even view his Status plate very discreetly. The magic proficiency might be divided into elements, being the water as his highest proficiency

    4. Now now, im expecting Furi or Sofia taking care of Makoto using their lap pillow

  10. Uh did Makoto just nonchalantly reveal to Furiae he has a magic proficiency of 260 when the known supposed limit is 99? Also that he can communicate with a goddess without some oracle descending on him?

    Man that is a worse nickname than Goblin Cleaner.

    He massacred a horde of around 10,000 monsters before he used that sacrificial spell and then immediately after he killed an extremely powerful ancient dragon. Surely the lifespan he got from all of that would still net him a positive increase in his lifespan even after using up some in the sacrificial spell.

    I see, so this stampede really was the work of the Snake Church. Also sounds like the Dragon King guy is working with them too since the ancient dragon was one of his immediate subordinates.

    So is Makoto about to embark on the Furiae route?

    1. Dragon King Astaroth is one of the three surviving demon lords from 1000 years ago. There was Sea King, Beast King and Dragon King remaining.

    2. I’m sure Mary was trying to help him out but yeah, it’s uh. Wordy. She should have gone with something like “Sure-Fire Makoto” or “Mary’s Property Makoto”.

      I find it interesting that the first time he shows off his ability to exert fine control over a multitude of smaller spells is when he’s using magic with a 100 proficiency penalty. I keep expecting him to end some enemy with a swarm of ice wasps or something.

  11. Wouldn’t killing the Ancient Dragon consider a good deed? Wouldn’t Makoto’s life span become ±(plus-minus)? If the author reintroduce the system where good deed = more lifespan, couldn’t Makoto abuse the sacrificial magic?

    1. That’s really only the case if the sacrificial magic has good efficiency. I highly doubt something called self-destruct magic would work like that. I said this above but he probably lost at least 10 times as much as he gained for using it.

  12. Thanks for the chapter.
    So Makoto also have a good nickname among the others ones ?

    So did you ever wonder why Furiae call other by titles instead of their names except Sakurai ?

  13. Sooo… sadly, author forgot that you can make equipment and other things with monster loot. Specially dragon and even more so, 2000 ancient dragon. The armor, etc made with that thing qoule be stuff of legend. Makoto dosnt needs another weapon but he certainly needs ancient dragon leather armor and give an ancient scaled dragon armornto sa-san and ancient leather armor to lucy mde sexy xd….
    But we know… not gonna happen.

    1. I bet that if they were to make leather armor out of the dragon hide, Makoto wouldn’t even be able to put it on let alone move in it with his low stats. I mean the guy can barely wield a normal sword.

  14. Huh. I guess that’s sorted. Noah’s concerns are very valid. Hopefully Takki doesn’t get reckless with it.
    …He totally will.
    Well, this is a pretty sweet trump card, all things considered. Funny how the Ancient Dragon was dissing the attack up until the moment he suddenly died. It…probably won’t work on those Demon Lords though, if this dragon was Astaroth’s subordinate.

    Yeah, I’d like an update on the lifespan too. Takki’s been slaughtering monsters en masse, so he better have had at least a couple years gained before this magic. The efficiency is probably terrible so it’s a net loss though.

    Well, that’s assuming that Sacrificial Magic has a net cost. It might also steal away lifespan in percentages, meaning any life earned from now on has a -5% penalty or something, which is pretty nasty.

  15. Thank you Reigokai for your work, it is greatly appreciated!

    Argh! Life sacrificing techniques! That sounds super dangerous and totally something Takki-dono would use if the benefits/needs outweighed the lifespan deduction. My oh my this promises troubles in the future.

    That dagger is such a bloody cheat but also feels underused. Is that because it is an inherently super-close melee weapon and a single strike is near enough guranteed to insta-kill Takki-dono?

  16. He lost life expectancy but as I understand it in that world you can recover it with money and doing things that help society so I suppose that he can recover it, in fact, having killed that dragon, didn’t it make him recover part of his life expectancy? since he saved many lives and the dragon was an executive of a demon lord

    1. You can’t recover it by money, but by doing good deeds, one of the easiest is killing monsters. Remember that lifespans can be added, and Makoto’s lifespan after coming here is only 9years or so, which is why he’s adamant on being adventurer

    2. Yeah, it might have canceled each other out lol, and besides, he must already have increased it by a lot considering all his achievements so far

  17. In our real world all blood magic or ritual sacrifice magic belongs to the left hand path or dark sided magic.
    It’s not recommended as it’s literally borrowed power and comes with a heavy price. The so called “equivalent exchange” of Fullmetal Alchemist for instance.
    A magic based on taking power or exchanging power from others, especially for the purpose of killing or for ‘service to self’ intentions carries a large karmic debt burden to be payed. Black magicians (Aleister Crowley etc.) often try to scapegoat this karma onto others and thus make their souls even blacker.
    It’s believed that black magicians and sorcerers can become tied down with so much negative karma they can de-evolve spiritually.
    The infamous Aleister Crowley who used dark magic and curses was a broken mental mess by the time he died.

  18. Shouldn’t he check his soul book? And donate tons and tons of money, because there is no way he lost just a few years.
    As a gamer he should know about blood magic and other stuff that drains life

    1. He’s planning to commit them all lol by the end of the story he’s a full-fledge demon lord (not a spolier just in case)

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