The Mightiest Hero of Black - Chapter 47
The Surprised Assassins
There were two figures in front of the stables in the middle of the night. Both had swords in their hands and thin smiles on their faces.
The men and women were still in their late teens, but what they talked about was very disturbing.
“Imouto-yo, we’re up against a monster. Don’t let your guard down”
“Yes, we use a scent eliminator, and even a beast can die if you cut off its head”
“That’s right. If it doesn’t work, I’ll use magic to make sure it does. I’ll be careful not to get too carried away”
“No need to be so worried. We can see better than the beasts now”
“Well, let’s get going”
Their eyes are glowing gold, they quietly walked into the stables. The sound of their target’s breathing can quickly determine the whereabouts of the target of the assassination.
The target was sleeping, and it seemed that nobody could wake him up.
So, the two of them crept closer to the target. There was no sign of waking up, so the two stood between the target’s head and swung their swords down on its neck simultaneously.
Two blades snapped off from the base and pierced the ceiling. The two men stiffened at the feeling as if somebody had slashed them.
“I…Imouto-yo… I just realized that this beast is not white”
After the brother cast light magic, they were able to perceive colors as if it were daytime. The target’s body hair had turned brown, and he was a size or two more extensive than in the day.
The skin also looked hard, and there were some changes.
“Onii-sama, hit it with magic, hurry!!”
“Y..Yeah. 10 Lightning Arrows!!!!”
There’s magic that releases lightning in the form of arrows, but what the boy released was far superior to that. As you can see from the name, he fires a series of ten lightning arrows at his opponent.
In addition, each arrow is high in power, and a single arrow can electrocute even a bear and render it immobile.
All of them hit their targets, and the boy finally patted his chest.
“It was a bit of a surprise, but it worked”
“…It’s a success… right?”
The little sister can’t help but wonder. The target was still in the prone position before and after the spell.
Thinking about it, it’s strange that he hasn’t moved a muscle since they swung their swords and hasn’t had a seizure from the electric shock.
The two jumped back and turned pale when the Familiar suddenly yawned.
‘I’ve been awake for a while, though. It’s been a while since I’ve changed to this form, so I was trying to see how much damage I could take’
As he spoke in a relaxed tone, the target – Haku – raised his body in a daze.
They can recognize it more clearly when he stands up than when he’s sleeping. He’s clearly bigger.
The boy and girl were utterly frightened as their backs almost touched the wall of the building. The girl and others started to hyperventilate under the pressure of the power.
‘I was called a brown fox, but when I changed to this, my eyesight became a little worse. I understand your reaction. I once shouted [SCARY!] at my reflection in the mirror’
The light-hearted attitude was the same as usual, but it didn’t correctly reach the two people who were desperately struggling with their fear.
“Onii-sama, I think we have no choice but to retreat now and ask for Father’s help”
“Don’t give up! We’ll do it together. Aim for the eyes and the mouth”
The boy used his lightning magic while the girl threw several knives she had hidden in the air at Haku’s eyes.
‘…… I think it’s… useless though’
A knife directly into the eye would indeed be a disaster, but all you have to do is pull down the eyelid. Now that it’s protected, there’s no problem.
Their all-out attack lasted for several tens of seconds.
And in the end, when it turned out that none of it was getting through, their face contorted in despair.
The brown fox form’s flesh changed to rock-hard with the earth attribute, and its resistance to physical attacks and some magic attacks jumped up through the roof.
It is a state that excels in defense but is also good at earth-based attacks.
The weaknesses are that it slows down your movement, and it is challenging to keep it up for a long time because it consumes a lot of magic power.
“I…Imouto-yo, let’s retreat”
“Yes, there’s no way we can deal with that”
Losing their will to fight, they start to run towards the exit. Just when they were almost there, a tremendous shock hit them in the back, and they were blown away.
Haku deftly used his torso to hit their body.
They were both thrown outside through a hole in the stable wall, and both fainted.
In the stables, the horses hissed in surprise and panic.
“…… Oya? It looks like we’re not the only ones making noise here”
The sound of horses neighing was different from the loud neighs coming from outside.
The door of the church was smashed down, and somebody must have blown someone from inside.
Since there seemed to be two people who had fallen to the ground, Haku decided that someone else had done the same thing as him.
Haku walked toward the entrance, hoping that the one attacking them was one of his friends.