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This time, it felt a bit different from before, but he was staring at Izek with his ears tilted back slightly, like a cat or a wild beast. Blue scales covered his whole body and clashed together.
Apparently, the dragon didn’t like Izek anymore than us. Well, he was kind of annoying.
My husband, who was staring at me like a stone statue, slowly turned his eyes and looked at the dragon. I got goosebumps all of a sudden, when I saw this view.
Wait, that b*stard was probably too excited right now. The said half-crazy state…
The dragon opened its black mouth again. Ice crystals fluttered and shot at eyes. The refracted cold air storm soared into the air as the dragon’s attack and shield from the Holy Sword collided.
The passing birds froze and dropped down.
“Hey, that obese lizard cub…”
“What are you doing, you b*stards!”
My teeth chattered because it was extremely cold, to the point that my ears were red and in pain. As the ignorant conflict continued, the translucent shield slowly began to crack. The dragon, who took a few steps back, resumed the ice show while Izek roughly pulled out a holy sword embedded in the ground.
Guys, what kind of Elsa versus Dragon Slayer show was this?!
A scream came out. That too, one that I didn’t know I could make.
The cold storm, which was about to bring down the winter kingdom, suddenly stopped. Then came an awkward silence that was hard to put into words. I barely stood up on both feet, panting.
The dragon was staring at me with his mouth half-open. His bright golden eyes were shining with a strange light.
Izek was also staring at me with his bizarre glare.
Did they actually listen to me?
Excuse me, excuse me. Don’t tell me these two are turning me into their target.….
“What the hell was that?”
“What the hell happened?”
There was a stir in the back. The stunned and suspicious voices of the Paladis filled my ears.
As soon as I stepped back, my husband, whose eyes were stuck on me, suddenly glanced back.
The noise stopped. And…
The ground quaked once again, and my body was lifted into the air. The nasty dragon snatched me out of the blue, clenching me in his claws and flying up strongly.
Hey, you b*stard with no manners!
Fortunately, Popo, who grabbed Griffin’s two front legs with one arm as if it was a chicken, clung to the dragon’s tail. Griffin, who dangled like raw chicken meat, snapped its beak discontentedly, but there was no other choice.
It was too high. Too high…
My head spun, and a little while later, I blacked out completely.
When I opened my eyes again, I lay leaning against a pile of moving scales.
My head felt like lead. As I rolled my eyes, I could see the beautiful northern sky coloured red by the sunset.
Where were we?
Crunch. Crunch. Chop, chop, chop.
What was this noise?
I tilted my heavy head to the side. At the end of the sea of deep blue scales.
“Haa…!” When I stood up, the dragon, who was mercilessly eating a dead monster, glanced at me.
He looked resentful. His huge tail wobbled and hit the white ground. The snow splashed all over the place, causing vibrations on the floor.
Mother, forgive this sinful child…… but when did it snow?
“D-Don’t mind me and keep eating.”
He kept his gaze on me, chewing the ribs ferociously. It was such a burdensome look that I held my hand over my heavy head. I could see Griffin crouching with its legs folded on one side of the river.
Its head bobbed, like it was dozing off with its eyes closed.
Ha, I’m glad… But where was Popo?
I staggered and got up. It was white all over the place. Even if it’s the north, it was strange that it snowed this much in this season. My feet were numb and cold. On a closer look, they were a total mess.
Well, I’d been walking barefoot for a few days, so I deserved it. It didn’t look like a lady’s foot at all. It was like the feet of a wild.…sniff.
Hah, what’s going to happen from now on? Should I go back to Romagna? Or work it out on my own inside Britannia?
As soon as I moved, the nasty dragon growled again.
Griffin’s head shook as it looked at me. When I gave a peek, I felt like it wasn’t dozing off, but that it couldn’t hold my head properly.
“Are you alright?”
“Sorry, that was a silly question.”
It couldn’t possibly be fine after that. What should one do when a monster is injured? Besides, why couldn’t I see Popo? Maybe it went to get something to eat?
“Where is Popo?”
When asked carefully, Griffin nodded to one side.
A thick forest and a small pond were seen in the direction pointed by its twitching beak. Which meant that Popo went there.
I hesitated for a moment and eyed the dragon. The dragon was still staring at me, chomping away at the meat.
In spite of the terrible situation, pity arose in me out of nowhere.
He too was probably trying to make ends meet. Yes, who was the guilty one here?
I was the one who woke up the dragon that was hibernating in its treasure cove in the first place.
I was chased by a group of Durahans, and came in by accident, but…
If I hadn’t met Popo, if I hadn’t come here with it, Griffin wouldn’t have been hurt like this.
I scuttled to the side of the pond.
I could feel the dragon staring from behind my back. I was in his field of vision anyway.
Fortunately, Popo was there. As I approached the pond through the bushes, Popo, who seemed to be lying flat on the floor and picking up something, quickly got up.
He was alright!
“Po, p o, po!”
“Are you okay? What are you doing?”
“Po, po, po.”
Popo flapped one arm and pointed below its feet. Among the white frozen weeds were pretty mushrooms that shone purple.
What was this? Was it a food item especially meant for monsters?
“Is this for eating?”
I see. Would it recover quickly if it ate this? I squatted next to Popo and started picking mushrooms together.
I didn’t know if it really worked, but I was sure there was some use, if Popo had said so.
I also wanted to repay the kindness just as they took care of me all the time I stayed there.
I didn’t know what was going to happen next, after all.….
We were so absorbed that we picked up too many mushrooms.
My skirt was full of mushrooms.
I was finally getting up and going back to Griffin and the dragon after picking everything I could see.
Something sticking out of the dense waters fell at out feet and rolled around.
Popo jumped up.
The hair on the back of my neck stood up. It was a broken basilisk’s head!
The basilisk, which had been splashing and making its final effort with only its head left, slowly crumbled like dust, leaving only the black monster core on the spot.
What the hell was this…
As soon as Popo opened his fearsome mouth, a light flashed.
Just like gunfire.
“Is this where you hide?”
Oh god, please no.
This was no death reaper. Goosebumps rose up my body. Izek, who approached the fallen trees irritably, looked at me right away, breathing heavily.
As if his sense had completely disappeared, his eyes glistened with madness. His pupils were open, like a starving beast.
His rough, worn-out voice also felt as strange and dangerous as his eyes.
My heart beat violently and my body trembled.
My overly excited husband must have judged me as a witch in cahoots with the monsters.
I wouldn’t find it weird if he plunged a sword in me and tore me up at once.
Fortunately or unfortunately, the dragon responded immediately.
Our personality wrecker dragon roared and ran straight ahead.
I didn’t expect Izek to feel threatened. Gaze fixated on the dragon silently, Izek smiled.
A bloody smile that made my throat run dry.
“Your voice is already gone. No wonder you were so excited to run away.”
“Have you learned from humans to kidnap someone else’s wife?”
What was he talking about? He was out of his mind right now! Drunk on adrenaline, convinced that he could just beat the dragon!
That was when I remembered– My husband was the main character of this world. As the main character, it was not too much to show such reckless, no, mad confidence.
Maybe he’d beat the dragon with a buff and make his name known as Dragon Slayer…
The dragon was about to vent his anger, but for some reason, he was holding back.
In the meantime, my husband’s sword glowed.
Oh my god-
“I can’t help it if you just don’t give her to me.….”
“Don’t do it!”
A mushroom, which was thrown out of my hand, flew and hit Izek’s forehead.
T/N: With this, volume 1 is complete! 3 more volumes to go xD
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