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77 Part 2
The Chachas on the 13th floor were stronger than the ones on the 11th floor.
It took around 4 to 5 lightning strikes to finally kill them.
However, the first lightning strike would be enough to get their legs all wobbly, forcing them to fall on the ground.
If it were a regular stun, all they would need to do was to wait a few seconds and they would recover.
But the Chachas wouldn’t be able to get up even after a short period of time had passed.
“This may not be training at all either…”
“Why are you apologizing? Your magic has a special effect. That’s a great advantage! So keep at it!”
Akane proudly puffed up her chest as she said that.
Why did that gesture fire her up so much…?
With things like they were, both battle experience and physical experience were ineffective.
So Karen and Akane decided to go to the 15th floor to train with the Werewolves.
Karen figured they would be able to hunt them safely as long as she could stun them with her lightning attacks.
And if needed, Akane could assist her at the front line.
They should be alright.
So Karen and Akane began to move towards the 15th floor.
However, the monsters that were waiting for them on the 14th floor would once again push them down to hell.
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It was the fourth day in a row Haruki had collected 25 kilograms of hot stones in a day.
At long last, he would be finally done delivering the requested amount.
It had taken him much longer than what he had anticipated, but he made it in time for the request’s deadline.
He wanted to be done with it without delay so that he could return to the 15th floor of the garage dungeon.
Haruki quickly exited through the ticket gate and headed for the general store.
On the way there…
“You, the one in the mask, stop right there!”
Haruki froze after hearing such a harsh voice.
–What’s going on?
He turned in the direction the voice had come from.
There was a man wearing a suit of armor there.
There was a police logo on his chest. It was Special Police.
The man was keeping an eye on Haruki.
Haruki was slightly annoyed.
Up until that point, he had never had any trouble with the Special Police.
He was a good-willed adventurer.
“Who are you?”
“My name is Karaboshi Haruki. I’m an adventurer.”
“The mask speaks!”
Haruki was on edge due to the officer’s sudden rush.
“Take off that mask.”
“Can’t you take it off?”
“Shouldn’t you be able to take it off if you don’t have anything to hide?”
He really didn’t want to, but those were police orders.
Nothing good would come out of resisting them.
Haruki removed his mask, just as he was told to.
The policeman got ready to be frightened, but as soon as Haruki was done taking off his mask, he opened his eyes wide and yelled:
–That’s why I didn’t want to take it off!
Tears began to form in Haruki’s eyes.
“Ah– Sorry. You can put on the mask back if you’d like.”
Haruki put his mask back on while trying to not let those tears escape his eyes.
When he did, the air around the Special Police officer seemed to have been softened, and his face showed a hint of affection.
“So you are that… No, I’m sorry I’ve doubted you.”
“Umm… Can I go now?”
“Yeah. Sorry I held you back. Keep it up! I’m looking forward to it.”
“Ah, sure. Thank you very much.”
Without anything else to keep him, the Special Police officer released Haruki.
Though he had been very strict when he apprehended him, he was now rooting for him?
What was that about?
Haruki was confused.
Could it be…?
What Haruki started to assume caused his nose to start tingling.
“Did he… notice my presence!?”
–Oh, what am I going to do!?
He was finally noticed after visiting this city for the first time!
Haruki’s nose started tingling even more and a wide smile began to form on his face.
What a wonderful day it was today!
Happily skipping his way to the general store, he was received by the clerk, who seemed scared for some reason.
What was so scary…?
Haruki, who was about to be informed of something, sold his remaining hot stones while having a hard time erasing his previous smile from his face.
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【Edamame】About Nakasatsunai dungeon 11【Chicken Steak】
545 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
I finally did it!
I spoke to that masked guy!
546 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
So, how was it?
547 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
He was an incredibly normal guy
I feel kinda stupid for being so scared of him up until now
But like others have said before
The moment he takes off his mask, he disappears
548 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
Is that some kind of metaphor?
What is he like?
549 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
It’s not some metaphor
He like, becomes invisible
I had thought that some kind of disaster would befall upon me if he were to take his mask in front of me
But I was really surprised when nothing like that actually happened
He’s gotta be using some sort of tools that repel monsters that are found in the dungeon, right?
One of those tools must help him erase his presence or something
550 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
Ah, if he were to use that he would surely be able to erase his presence
But wasn’t that some sort of liquid one has to sprinkle over their body?
If that’s the case, then our masked guy is an unexpectedly timid person
551 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
Maybe he’s just careful?
He didn’t do any careless movements back when I called out to him either
There was no time for that
He said he’d help out
So I gladly took him up on his offer lol
He’s definitely a good guy, just like Kagemitsu said
552 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
So it’s your fault!!!
553 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
Whoa wait what?
554 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
You took him up on his offer
Now that guy is coming and going as he pleases, and he came really close to meeeee!!!
I was so scared I almost pissed my pants!
555 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
He’s not that scary lol
You must be quite the scaredy cat haha
556 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
I heard someone humming Nausicaä’s “Lalala”
It was almost dark already as I was about to close up shop for the day
Then that mask suddenly appeared
The eerie way it floated about
I didn’t want him to come any closer!
557 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
>> 554 You’re so mean
558 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
559 Name: Anonymous who shoots edamame from their nostrils
I’m definitely going to have nightmares now…