Saving 80,000 Gold in an Another World for Retirement - Chapter 244
After the Battle 2
[[[[[[Vanell Kingdom, Banzai!]]]]]]
[[[[[[Vanell Kingdom Navy, Banzai ~]]]]]]
A group of horse-drawn carriages carrying fleet commanders and staff arrived at the royal capital from the military port city to make a detailed report.
Details have yet to be officially announced, but information about the <great victory> and <miracle of the goddess> brought about by the captain of the preceding sailing ship has already spread throughout the royal capital. And now, it was in the process of spreading all over the country.
After that, it will spread widely throughout the continent via neighboring countries.
While the fleet commander and his companions in the carriage weren’t even trying to suppress their leaking laughter.
From now on.
Praise, rewards, promotions, salary increases.
They became the center of attention at upper-class parties and they’re also quite popular.
After all, they’re the national heroes and <the ones blessed by the goddess>. I don’t think there will be anyone who would try to pull a fast one on them or be hostile to them in the future.
Also, aristocrats, big merchants, young women will flock to them with wagging tails…
It was only natural that they thought so.
[……Mitsuha-san, a large number of orders have come from the Navy aristocrats. High-quality sake, high-class ingredients, and many other things……. Even from those who are prohibited from trading, without doing tricks such as circumventing the purchase, it’s so straightforward……] Refilia
Refilia informed me as such.
[Ah, did the hats they’re wearing got the influence of the goddess and just spread it…] Mitsuha
Perhaps, the aristocrats who were on board as officers in the ship of the fleet, their relatives and friends obtained some of the Yamano’s products before the departure. And from the idea that they were the chosen people who got the blessing of the goddess, it is natural to think that their requests should be accepted, so they were acting presumptuous and arrogant……
Their relatives and friends would never tell them that they had to bow their heads to the lowly commoner merchant to get those items. And, the <Goddess’s blessing> is just a sick joke.
[All of it are rejected!] Mitsuha
Yeah, the arbitrary action of the rules is a source of bad publicity. The rules apply to everyone strictly and without exception!
If I give preferential treatment to a specific customer, other customers who see it will find it distasteful and will say, <Hey, give me preferential treatment too!>. There will always be people who would say something like that.
Shops, where their regulars take advantage of them and behave as if they own the place, will collapse in front of their faces when ordinary customers can’t get to transact with them.
……Well, we’re a little different…
Besides, no matter how much they are treated as heroes in this country, it has nothing to do with me as a person from another country.
Refilia said, <How rude it is to not respond to orders from the heroes of the country!> She may be reprimanded for saying it, but if she answers that it’s an instruction from the wholesaler and will terminate the contract if she does not follow it, they cannot say that it’s unreasonable. No matter what they do, they can’t complain to the aristocrats of the other countries.
……But, as expected, she’s on board with it……
It should be okay for some Navy aristocrats, but I’m a little worried that something might happen if the whole country, including the royal palace, gets too sick of it.
No, it’s okay to get a little better. If the Navy is weakened or the excess force to launch the next expedition was not enough, then the fleet would lose…
However, whether the balance would be lost and the country’s supports would be shaken, or if they’ll try to use force to make diplomacy easier, it would feel like it’s a little strange.
And so, I instructed Refilia to start selling wooden models of the expedition fleet and Vanell ships.
Yes, if I miss the underhanded business opportunity, I cannot say that I am a full-fledged merchant. No way I’ll miss this Navy boom!
With that in mind, I made the ship model crafting as an industry in our territory.
……The crow’s nest of the mast comes with an ultra-small ship’s soul figure.
The blueprints were based on digital camera photos. I took a lot of it and I had them draw the blueprints for each part in Japan. I had it made in the town or rather, a village in my territory. I gave it to the people who cannot do hard work but has the dexterity, which are, women, old people, children, injured people, and sick people.
If they have a job that they can do then they will help to increase their household budget, it will be worth it. They did their best with great production speed.
The only thing that was ordered from a shop in Japan was the ship’s soul figure.
……Yeah, that’s the important part.
It’s made of resin, but no one cares about the material used.
Next time, let’s make it with a 3D printer and give it a cheaper price.
……Then, the Waterline series and a diorama-style set of a battle scene were put on the market and they sold like a hotcake.
Even a space-consuming diorama can be displayed in an aristocratic mansion without any problems.
And the only thing that made money in this battle, including the requisitions from the sunken ship, was me and the Refilia trade.
Yeah, war is profitable.
……Other than the parties who fought.
…And a few months later, <The goddess will help you!> It seems that the Vanell Royal Navy challenged the Noral Fleet, which has 1.5 times more ships than theirs and got a crushing defeat. They dispatched many award-winning ships and embarrassingly turn all those previous wins into naught.
I didn’t know that such a naval battle would take place at all, that’s why the battle was completely untouched by me, so it can’t be helped.
Yes, it was unavoidable because no one told me that there would be such a battle…
No, even if I knew it, I probably wouldn’t have partaken in it.
I got enough cannons, ammunition, materials for sailing ships, and equipment in the last naval battle.
Besides, it is not good for the balance between nations to favor one side so much.
As a result of the big defeat in the second battle, the military balance between the two countries seems to have returned to the original situation.
The colonial island was returned to its original state. Though in both countries, it seems that there was nothing to gain from just exhausting a large number of ships and personnel.
……Yeah, war is that kind of thing…
[……So, the enemy’s shell flew backward through the side a few centimeters, but they continued loading the next shell without worrying about it, then fired it off! Hitting the other enemy ship’s artillery deck.……] Soldier-kun
The soldier-kun’s eyes were wide open as he continued to explain while expanding his nostrils to my words of praise and lightly held his fists close to his mouth. (TN: This just makes no sense.)
As a good woman, I’ll listen to the boy’s proud stories obediently.
Yes, soldier-kun was safe.
Of course, it seems that some of the crew members of the same ship as his were injured and some were killed in action.
Soldier-kun happened to be unharmed and safe. But, no more than that.
I think he’s depressed because he lost a lot of friends on the same ship, but <That is that and this is this!> Probably. Though it seems that such feelings have been blown away in front of the uplifting feeling when bragging an amazing story.
Yeah, that’s what it is.
…Or rather, military personnel can’t do it.
The fact that he keeps talking while laughing in this way may be due to the lack of energy to deceive and suppress the fear of death and the sadness of losing his companion.
I’ll go out with you for half a day today. Proud soldier-kun………….
[The above is the status of intervention in the naval battle by Her Highness the Princess.] Senior Officer
A senior officer in the information field, explaining in front of a large number of generals and field officers in the operation room of a certain country with a huge three-sided screen.
[Then, if she doesn’t consider the exhaustion of her vitality, the Princess can transfer space not only between the worlds but also within the same world? With a huge mass at the level of a sailing ship…] General
[Yes, they were in a state of war in the territory of Her Royal Highness and it has been proven that the <transition attack> carried out against a certain country in that world is overwhelming. She is capable of transporting an object with a huge mass to a different world, but this also proves that it is possible to even in the same world.] Senior Officer
[[[[[[Spatial transition ability……]]]]]]
The military personnel, no, the mankind, were dreaming and longing for something like magic or supernatural ability that can freely manipulate space and time.
However, humanity today cannot achieve as such.
Whether it’s magic, psychic powers, …or the miraculous power of God.
Yesterday, June 30th, it has been exactly three years since the first volume of [Labor Bank] was published.
5 books (6 soon), 6 comics. Two books each year.
It’s all thanks to our readers that we’ve come this far.
We continue to thank you. (^^) / Yoroshiku onegaiitashimasu. (^^)/