The Skill Maker – Chapter 114

<Power Expansion Preparation #2>

 

Excluding Hyun-Soo, everyone was in the same situation, so they promised to keep quiet about this.

“We need make sure Team Xeon keeps their mouths shut too!”

One person urged that they get rid of the evidence.

Blehhhhh!

Team Xeon was busy vomiting, so they didn’t really have to worry.

However, the more important members of the guild looked at Hyun-Soo oddly.

Hyun-Soo felt their stares and put on a big smile while looking back at them.

There was no reason to avoid them.

He actually wanted them to see, judge and think about it.

The floor that shined brightly was actually the first floor.

“Is it because it’s a colorful portal? Nothing is easy.”

No one had any idea as to what kind of space they were in.

Once they realized that they landed on the first floor without dying, they released a sigh of relief.

If something went wrong, the first floor would’ve be covered in blood.

The hunters that come in after won’t have any idea as to what happened and how they ended up dying this way.

“Tsk, tsk. How much longer are you guys going to keep vomiting?”

“Should we dismember while waiting?”

“Yeah.”

They were supposed to dismember the monster with Team Xeon.

Kim Yoo-Na’s clan did all the hunting and the only thing Team Xeon did was get in the way.

But, they did participate so that they could guide Team Xeon during the hunt.

That’s why it’s better for both sides to observe and see how the situation works out.

However…….

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The Dungeon Maker – Chapter 068

<Dungeon Offense #4>

 

The shape of Foras’s dungeon entrance and the House of Mammon’s dungeon entrance was different.

For the House of Mammon, a large door was attached at the bottom of the hill, but for the House of Mammon, a castle gate was attached.

A fortress was created by piling stones and the dungeon itself must’ve been located underground because from the outside, the castle gate was the only thing standing tall.

 

The dungeon entrance was completely sealed. Jungceros’s war carriage was still next to the door, so there was a high chance that Jungceros was trapped.

Gokan, who was leading the way, spoke.

 

“There’s a secret passageway that we used to escape. This way.”

 

After placing the war carriages near the gate, Yong-Ho followed Gokan. There was a forest not too far from the gate and a well with a cover was hidden between the grass.

 

While Gokan and the Orcs were removing the cover, Rikum looked at Yong-Ho.

 

“Like we’ve mentioned before, we’re able to move to different parts of the dungeon through these secret passageways. The problem is that we don’t know where Jungceros is right now…is there an area you’ve thought of before coming here?”

 

Ophelia also looked curious. She had expectations, but it looked like she was also testing him. Yong-Ho looked at both of them and spoke.

 

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The Dungeon Maker – Chapter 067

<Dungeon Offense #3>

 

The conversation was moving at a fast pace.

Catalina kept on licking her lips and in the end, looked at Yong-Ho while biting her lips.

  

Catalina was able to understand the context of the conversation. If everything that the Orc said was true, then Yong-Ho had to make a move. The information was that valuable.

  

But if what they said wasn’t true.

If this was a well thought out trap.

  

Catalina didn’t know the successor of the House of Foras. Were they that stupid that they would let a tiger come into their house just so they can bring their enemy down? Was Jungceros really that sneaky and evil that they would kill someone that surrendered without any hesitation?

  

Catalina couldn’t find the answer. Despite of that, Catalina remained quiet because she trusted Yong-Ho.

Yong-Ho probably thought about the same things.

In that case, how was he going to determine whether what they said was true?

  

Catalina’s expectations weren’t wrong. Yong-Ho soon found a solution.

  

“Ophelia.”

“Yes, sir.”

  

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The Skill Maker – Chapter 113

<Power Expansion Preparations #1>

 

What would happen if the Puppeteer controlled them?

Then they would become the enemy.

“You guys are no help, so stay behind!”

The members became really annoyed because the members of Team Xeon only got in the way.

A member angrily asked why they had to babysit when it was hard enough going up against a monster they’ve seen for the first time.

Marcus was the one that said it.

His pride was just as high as the level of his skill.

He was one of the members that didn’t really like the collaboration.

He did acknowledge the need for it, so he followed Kim Yoo-Na, but once he realized how unhelpful they were, he released his anger.

‘Weakness…where’s the weakness…’

Hyun-Soo quickly moved his eyes to find the Puppeteer’s weakness.

But he couldn’t find the white dot anywhere.

‘Damn it, I need to make the monster move somehow…’

The Puppeteer stayed in one place as if it was glued to that spot.

‘What to do?’

Hyun-Soo quickly tried to think of something.

The more time passes, the more they’re at a disadvantage.

On top of that, they had to babysit.

And then.

Kim Yoo-Na gave her orders.

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The Skill Maker – Chapter 112

<Riri’s Skill #3>

 

They were also envious of Hyun-Soo because Riri would sit on Hyun-Soo’s shoulder.

Hyun-Soo felt proud.

However, all of them didn’t feel the same way.

‘……Is it just me?’

Leon, the leader of Team Xeon, gave off a different vibe.

Hyun-Soo wasn’t sure if he felt that way because his first impression of them wasn’t great or if it was because Leon really was looking at him with disgust.

But when he first awakened as a hunter, he met a lot of people with horrible personalities, so this was nothing to him.

“Um…….”

Some of the members from Xeon looked like they wanted to ask questions.

“…….”

Before Hyun-Soo could answer, the members kept their mouths shut due to the glares they were receiving from others.

Team Xeon must have a strict system because when Leon started walking without saying anything, the members quietly followed behind him.

Team Xeon was following behind, but most of the members wasn’t feeling great about this.

‘Can’t believe we’re asking for their help…’

It wasn’t even teamwork. They were basically carrying Team Xeon.

Both sides knew that that was the truth.

Team Xeon knew that they weren’t skilled enough to hunt a colorful portal.

Because the guilds that were stronger than them failed at clearing the portal.

They probably never thought about going in by themselves and clearing it.

Coaching? Giving advice?

That only helps when you’re slightly lacking, but it’s useless when you have nothing to start with.

Kyuuuuu!

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The Skill Maker – Chapter 111

<Riri’s Skill #2>

 

The leader was one of the few skilled hunter in the guild.

‘Isn’t it the guild leader’s job to help the members increase their experience?’.

It can be pretty dangerous if the guild only focuses on a few of the members.

What if something happens to that hunter during the hunt?

If a majority of the hunters were just supporting, can that really be considered as hunting?

Guild leaders should be like Kim Yoo-Na and consider each of the members’ skills important.

And that’s what the leader of Team Xeon lacked.

Hyun-Soo considered that to be the reason why he didn’t like their leader so much.

“He’s here again…tsk, tsk. He just doesn’t know when to quit.”

“He should choose his opponent carefully. Yoo-Na isn’t even talking to him, but he’s acting all friendly.”

“What’s with that attitude? They’re the ones getting our help, but they’re acting as if we’re hunting together.”

The big hunters gathered together and quietly complained.

It was like seeing those middle-aged women in the markets.

‘I didn’t think I would experience the traditional Korean market atmosphere in the US…’  

Katrina, who didn’t know anything about the conversation they were having, intercepted.

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The Dungeon Maker – Chapter 066

<Dungeon Offense #2>

 

It was safe to say that Ophelia’s second visit was unexpected.

Between the House of Mammon and the free city, it took more than a day on horse, but it only took Ophelia a day to come back.

Unless she really pushed her horse, she probably changed directions before arriving at the free city and returned to the House of Mammon.

 

Ophelia was a mess and that was more than enough to explain how violent the ride back was.

Her light, blonde hair was covered in dust and her neat and tidy clothes were messy.

 

Ophelia’s horse was covered in sweat and as soon as they arrived at the dungeon entrance, they collapsed to the ground. Ophelia entered the House of Mammon without taking care of her horse.

 

Yong-Ho was exploring the dungeon with the spirits and it didn’t take him long to reach the dungeon entrance. However, 10 minutes felt like an eternity for Ophelia.

 

“What’s wrong?”

 

Yong-Ho asked directly when he arrived.

He was curious as to why she returned so quickly and why she came here instead of using the communication device.

 

All of those thoughts were condensed into that one question and after hearing it, Ophelia collected her breath. She assumed that he would have a lot of questions, but answering each and every one wasn’t important right now. Ophelia didn’t even greet him properly.

 

“The House of Foras surrendered to the House of Abigail.”

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The Dungeon Maker – Chapter 065

<Dungeon Offense #1>

 

Yong-Ho woke up earlier than usual.

It wasn’t because he was worried about the things that could happen.

 

“Master!”

“Please hurry to the training ground!”

“Eligor is dying!”

 

Lucia’s scream woke Yong-Ho up and he exited the room without washing up. While rushing out, Lucia continued talking to him.

 

“Of course he won’t really die.”

“But he went over his limit, so his body isn’t in a normal condition.”

“He really spent all night hitting the puppet in the training ground!”

 

When considering the current time, it meant that he’s been hitting the puppet for eight hours straight.

Of course a person doesn’t die from exercising for eight hours. On top of that, Eligor was a demon and he even evolved Eligor’s stamina.

 

“Please take what I said literally!”

“I’m sure he didn’t rest even for a second!”

 

It wasn’t like Lucia watched Eligor’s almost suicidal training from beginning to end. But she knew that Eligor was a Red Demon. Lucia knew about Eligor just as much as Catalina knew about him.

 

Yong-Ho gritted his teeth while running towards the training ground.

Yong-Ho was the one that asked Ophelia to provoke Eligor a bit. And when he heard that Eligor sneaked into the training ground from Lucia, he was happy that his plan worked.

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The Skill Maker – Chapter 110

<Riri’s Skill #1>

 

This clan cleared two colorful portals.

But there was no guarantee that he’ll be able to cover 100% of the situation.

But Hyun-Soo took pride in the fact that he’ll be able to back them up.

‘And it’s not like I’m by myself either.’

Even amongst the A Rank hunters, they were on different levels.

Even if they wielded the same weapon, there could be a huge difference in power and performance based on who’s using it.

Because of that, Hyun-Soo was able to trust the members since they were that talented.

They were able to adapt during battle and had the ability to obtain information at a fast rate.

They were also swift.

On top of that, the experience they built up until now was different from ordinary hunters.

If they’re given the chance to analyze the opponent’s patterns, they’re able to adapt to it right away.

‘I guess it’s safe to say that I’m destined to be here.’

Hyun-Soo and the clan were all in the same boat.

Hyun-Soo decided to help the clan rise to the top.

“I think we should think about the colorful portal a bit more…”

“Danger comes with the territory when you’re the first.”

“You’re right. They said they had a lot of information this time, right?”

“Yeah. So, isn’t that a good enough reason for us to go for it?”

Hyun-Soo noticed that Kim Yoo-Na used the word, cooperate.

He assumed that’s what they were talking about while he was thinking about something else.

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The Skill Maker – Chapter 109

<Time to Hunt #3>

 

“It’s never too late for revenge.”

“I see…….”

Kim Yoo-Na smiled after hearing Hyun-Soo’s comment.

“You and I think alike. We can get revenge using the same method, but that’ll make us the same as them. We also need to grow our powers a bit more.”

She didn’t stop there.

“But, we shouldn’t just sit here and do nothing, right? They came all this way, so if we don’t do anything, they might look down on us.”

“Oh, I agree. It’ll be a disappointment if we don’t do anything. We should find other ways to pay them back. Violence isn’t always the answer.”

Their eyes met.

Even though they couldn’t pay them back the same way, there were other methods.

“Then, I should increase the number of hunts. And target the colorful portals.”

“That’s a good idea. Showing off our power…I’m sure they’ll get angry. I guess the training will become harder.”

“Do you have another idea, Hyun-Soo?”

An idea suddenly popped into his head and it caused him to smile.

“Yeah, if my assumptions are correct, then my idea will definitely hit them hard.”

A method that’ll keep them on edge.

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