The Skill Maker – Chapter 063

<Adaptive Period #2>

Edited By: Sebas Tian

 

“Yoo-Na agreed as well. She said it’ll be a good experience.”
He was puzzled by the sudden suggestion.
“There’s no reason to think deep into it. Official hunts are warm-ups and help hunters keep in touch with their skills. It also helps the members work on their teamwork. But it doesn’t mean that we go hunt some easy monsters.”
“Is it like a type of practice?”
“It’s similar. Since you don’t know how we go on hunts, Yoo-Na suggested that you go so that you can see for yourself and slowly get used to it. Before the test, it’s best to see how we work and watching us from time to time will be good for you. I made the request, but Yoo-Na approved it.”
Hyun-Soo thought about Kim Yoo-Na, who’s been pretty busy these days.
Even though she visited them every night, she couldn’t erase the exhaustion from her face despite her being an A rank.
‘Hunters aren’t invincible. There’s a lot we need to think about.’
On top of that, since it hasn’t been that long since she came here, it seemed like she visited Hye-Na whenever she could.
Thanks to the rice cake that Hyun-Soo gave her, it seemed like there wasn’t a big issue with her stamina, but it was obvious that she was exercising caution in case the flight affected her.
‘It might be difficult to go hunting for the time being so I used all the roots that I obtained in making the rice cake, but…’
Even if there was a lot, they’ll run out someday.
However, he was given the opportunity to enter a portal.
It was the perfect timing.
“You’ll go, right?”
“Of course I’ll go.”
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The Skill Maker – Chapter 062

<Adaptive Period #1>

Edited By: Sebas Tian

 

“What are you going to do? Give up?”

“No way.”

“Yeah? Then I won’t hold back!”

His fist moved at a fast pace and was targeting Hyun-Soo’s chin.

It wasn’t as fast as before where his fist appeared right in front of him in a blink of an eye.

It was fast, but it was slow enough for Hyun-Soo to dodge it.

Thanks to their attack being slower than before, Hyun-Soo managed to avoid getting hit and getting embarrassed.

‘I can’t fall to the ground first.’

The opponent has to be the first one to fall at least.

Hyun-Soo’s expression suddenly turned cold.

‘A solution. What’s the most effective method?’

“I like that look!”

‘Thanks for the compliment, but take this!’

Hyun-Soo called out Invisible Attack and materialized it.

‘A really thick hook!’

He created a thick hook on purpose so that it wouldn’t disappear when it collides with Jack’s fist.

And he immediately threw it towards Jack.

“I told you, your long-distance attacks won’t work!”

Jack noticed Hyun-Soo’s attack and tried to block it with his fist right away.

However, Hyun-Soo didn’t use the attack just to make it collide with Jack’s fist.

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The Skill Maker – Chapter 061

Note: Merry Christmas everyone!
This is my Christmas present to all of you. I hope everyone enjoys the holiday season with their loved ones. Have fun and stay safe everyone! ^^

~ Jenn-Chan


<Unfriendly #2>

Edited By: Sebas Tian

 

“Oh, Hyun-Soo! You really came!”

“Yeah, no way I would lie about it.”

“I thought you didn’t mean it when you said it…no, don’t misunderstand what I’m saying.”

He entered the Center Room after releasing the security with the Hunter Link.

The hunters that were inside all glared at Hyun-Soo at the same time.

Eugene was part of that crowd as well.

He waved at Hyun-Soo first and greeted him.

Hyun-Soo greeted back and as he approached Eugene, he greeted the other hunters around him.

“Hello.”

“…Hi.”

“What’s up?”

“I came because they said they wanted to see me.”

Hyun-Soo answered with a smile.

Maybe watching those DVDs were effective, because he was able to somewhat understand.

He would still stutter whenever he heard a word he didn’t know.

But, he was still confident.

The words that he actually knew were “I miss it, you, me, I’m here, so,” but the important part was that he was able to communicate.

“You look pretty confident.”

A tough-looking hunter with two scar lines on his head tilted his head from side to side.

Every time he moved his arms, his muscles would move in a violent manner.

“You’re right. He doesn’t look intimidated at all.”

“Let’s see if he’s bluffing or if that’s his actual personality, shall we?”

That’s what Hyun-Soo wanted.

‘It’s a bit disappointing that there aren’t that many watchers here…’

Perfecting it on the first attempt is difficult.

He decided to start with one and then take care of the rest later.

“How about friend? You up for it?”

“Of course.”

That’s why he was here.

Hyun-Soo smiled again.

“Hey! Eugene. Come here and explain. This is something he needs to really understand.”

The hunter called Eugene.

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The Skill Maker – Chapter 060

<Unfriendly #1>

Edited By: Sebas Tian

 

“English is too difficult. I need to get used to it before school starts.”

Hyuna visited Hyun-Soo’s room and rolled on the floor while holding a book.

‘I’m the one who’s in a hurry here. Damn it, not only English, but it’s been awhile since I’ve studied and I didn’t think I’d regret it this much.’

He didn’t really study much when he was in school.

English was the same.

He knew the alphabets and basic words, but he would never use it in a conversation or would be able to understand it when hearing it.

‘I’m trying to adapt, but this language barrier is a serious issue.’

He thought about approaching the hunters that were in the break room, but there wasn’t much he could say.

Kim Yoo-Na and Eugene were there and he thought there wouldn’t be a big issue because he understood commands and words used while hunting.

‘There’s a lot of issues.’

Kim Yoo-Na was busy, so she couldn’t always stay by his side.

Eugene often left too saying that he had his own business to take care of.

That’s why, even if he went to the Center Room often, that’s all he would do.

‘I know I need to show them my skills, but I can’t just randomly use my skills when they’re working together.’

If they don’t attack him, despite the misunderstanding, that would be best.

“Hyun-Soo, hurry up and study. You said we should study together.”

“Oh. Yeah…”

That’s why Hyun-Soo decided study to English with Hyuna.

Thankfully, they had a tutor, but that tutor was Kim Yoo-Na and she would come late at night after she was done taking care of her business.

“Are you adapting well?”

“It’s only been two days. I’m sure I will in time.”

He was feeling rushed on the inside, but he answered with ease.

“Okay. There’s nothing harder than taking the first step. But, you managed to achieve that, so I’m sure everything will be easier now. They say that a good beginning is half the battle, right? Okay, now open the script.”

Even though she was kind, she was also strict, which made Hyun-Soo and Hyuna open their thin books quickly.

After checking that they both opened to the correct page, she played the DVD.

A fun song started playing.

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The Skill Maker – Chapter 059

<NEW WORLD #2>

Edited By: Sebas Tian

 

First time riding a plane.

First time going overseas.

Everything was a first.

If Kim Yoo-Na didn’t come along, they could’ve been like lost children.

However, Kim Yoo-Na guided Hyun-Soo and Hyuna with ease.

‘When I came to, I was inside a car.’

It seemed like we went to different places to get inspected and passed through different places, but everything seemed like a dream that he couldn’t really remember.

“Wow…this is really interesting. Are you seeing this, Hyun-Soo?”

Hyuna glued herself to the window and looked at the scenery that passed by.

Hyun-Soo reacted the same way and Kim Yoo-Na, who was sitting in the front, giggled quietly.

Of course Hyun-Soo and Hyuna didn’t hear it because they were too busy sightseeing.

They were in the car for a while and after going through the entrance that had iron bars attached to it, the car moved for a while longer.

And moments later, the car stopped.

Kim Yoo-Na turned around and spoke.

“We’re here. You can leave your bags and exit the car.”

“Woooooow.”

Hyuna stepped out first and exclaimed with her mouth open.

‘This place…makes some wealthy people look bad.’

Hyun-Soo followed Hyuna and understood why she was so amazed by it.

A large building was built on top of a large amount of land.

The size was intimidating.

The external design was classy and the beautiful trees around it made it look luxurious.

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The Skill Maker – Chapter 058

<NEW WORLD #1>

Edited By: Sebas Tian

 

One that stands out in the crowd.

No, this would be considered as being the odd one in the group.

The way they ignored and didn’t bother because they disliked someone was a way to take advantage of a newcomer.

‘It’s a world that hasn’t treated me nicely anyways.’

It was a lot better now, but the life he had before was so gloomy that he couldn’t see the future.

Because of that, he wasn’t expecting them to accept him with open arms.

That was actually weirder for him.

“Katrina and Eugene want to scout you because they recognize your potential, but they really focus on one’s skills when recruiting them into the crew.”

Katrina was squatting down between Hyun-Soo and Kim Yoo-Na and when she heard her name, she tilted her head.

Kim Yoo-Na looked like she wasn’t sure how to express herself, so she carefully chose her words and spoke slowly.

“The crews at the base are all skilled and nice people, but they have high self-esteem and pride, so they probably won’t acknowledge you right away since your rank is low.”

“Well, I wasn’t really expecting them to accept me with open arms from the start.”

Other than those that got lucky right after awakening to their powers, most of them obtained experience points, increased their rank and improved their skills.

‘I can always raise my rank by doing hunts, but it’s a way for them to find out about the other person.’

Excluding those in special situations, one’s level shows the time and effort they put into increasing their rank and they’re also able to assume the experiences they’ve gained.

‘There’s a possibility that they’ll take advantage if they’re overflowing with pride and self-esteem.’

That’s when he realized why Kim Yoo-Na scheduled three hunts within one day.

Hyun-Soo didn’t have much time and he had a lot to do.

The place that he’ll be visiting from now on was a den that was filled with monsters. Kim Yoo-Na was trying to narrow the gap.

He was extremely exhausted, but it wasn’t so bad for Hyun-Soo.

No, he would welcome it.

‘I’m a guy and I can’t hide behind a girl forever.’

And even though they had a business relationship, he was aware that he was really indebted to her.

A human should repay their debts.

And he had to get stronger in order to pay her back.

And he wanted to get stronger anyways.

He should be jumping for joy in situations like this.

“Okay, Hyun-Soo. You’re done resting up, right? Let’s go somewhere else. If we want to visit all of them, we need to shorten our resting time. No, even if you haven’t recovered, shout loudly and recover.”

“Okay…”

This was something he should be happy about.

Maybe…

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The Skill Maker – Chapter 057

<Preparations #3>

Edited By: Sebas Tian

 

It was obvious that they were following Kim Yoo-Na’s orders.

Because of that, he had to make sure that his family was safe before leaving.

Kim Yoo-Na said that she would help, but Hyun-Soo knew that his parents wouldn’t just accept the offer, so there was a need for him to convince them.

‘I need to show them how beneficial it is to have a son that’s a hunter. I want to pay them back as much as I can since they’ve gone through a lot.’

He thought of this while walking to the location he promised to meet her and saw Kim Yoo-Na.

She was with her sports car, which he was used to now.

However, there was something else.

“Katrina?”

“Yeap, that’s me!”

“…I’m sorry. I tried to leave her behind, but I couldn’t.”

Kim Yoo-Na apologized with an extremely exhausted tone.

“I’m not sure how she found out about my schedule…Hye-Na probably told her. Whew, I’m sorry.”

Her facial expression showed that she was exhausted.

It was unbearable, but since she tagged along to a couple of hunts, Hyun-Soo just let it pass.

Katrina was like a little sister that was reckless.

Since Kim Yoo-Na was weak against younger siblings, she wasn’t able to saying anything harsh to her.

It applied to Hyun-Soo as well.

“…..”

“…..”

The two looked at each other and after releasing a heavy sigh, they entered the car.

Since Kim Yoo-Na’s car only had two seats, Katrina followed by driving a huge sedan.

Kim Yoo-Na spoke while driving.

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The Skill Maker – Chapter 056

Note: Hello everyone!
I apologize for the lack of updates lately. Since it’s the holiday season, things have been pretty hectic for me so I wasn’t able to translate much. But, I have five chapters for you today and will release additional chapter at the end of this week. Think of it as an early Christmas present. ^^

Thank you again for your continued support!

~ Jenn-chan


<Preparations #2>

Edited By: Sebas Tian

 

“I’m home-! Oh?”

After noticing Kim Yoo-Na sitting in the living room, Hyuna stood by the door.

“Ha, ha ha ha, is that-! Hyun-Soo’s girlfriend?”

“It’s not like that so come inside.”

“Oh, really?”

Even though Hyun-Soo denied it, Hyuna walked in stiffly and awkwardly.

“I’m going to go change!”

She said it as if she was reading a book and quickly ran inside her room and exited not too long after.

Her face was filled with curiosity.

“Hello, my name is Kim Hyuna.”

“Hello, I’m Kim Yoo-Na. I’m a hunter that’s working with Hyun-Soo.”

“Wow.”

“…Stop making fun of me.”

“Okay. But, why is she here?”

Hyuna asked Hyun-Soo quietly.

However, since the house was so small, there’s no way a hunter like Kim Yoo-Na couldn’t have heard it.

“I’m here to recruit Hyun-Soo into my team.”

“Wow?”

Kim Yoo-Na started explaining it to her calmly since she was shocked by it.

After hearing her explanation, Hyuna’s mouth dropped open.

“Heh, it sounds like it’s from a movie. But, there isn’t going to be a problem, right?”

“There won’t be any issues. Our side will continuously take care of the surroundings, including your parents.”

“Your father and I think it’s a good idea. We’ll probably have to close the restaurant and it’s not good for your father to continuously work at his current age…we don’t want your brother to keep worrying about us.”

After hearing his father talk, his mother kept on thinking about it and finally made her decision.

“But, what do you want to do? Wouldn’t it be difficult for you to go study overseas now?”

“Hm…I think I’ll be fine. I’ll be going with Hyun-Soo instead of by myself so it’ll be better. If I get a degree overseas for the area that I want to study in, I’ll have an advantage when getting a job and I can work on my language skills.”

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