In a Different World with a Smartphone Chapter 271
chapter of the week.
Arc 26: What can be done for tomorrow
Chapter 271: The Release, and the Second Death
epiction of cruelty
. Reader’s discretion is advised.
Several days passed since the small war with the
ingdom of Sandora, and I
ended up running about dealing with the aftermath.
First, I gather the slaves
the royal capital (excluding those who were registered as crime slaves), hand them some money from the
sum of reparations seized from the
ingdom of Sandora and send back those who ha
a place to return
with [Gate]. As for the places which I ha
, I ask them
to allow me
to peek into their memories to send them back
notified the members of
East-West Alliance in advance so
be able to return
the slaves back
to their hometowns smoothly to some extent.
Naturally, I also help the folks
the tribes of the forest sea
Pam and her tribe
entrusted me to return back home
. I return th
Great Forest Sea without missing a single person.
「Yes, please line up. Do
t panic, and please
fall in line horizontally
Before passing through the [Gate], the slaves ha
their [Subordination Collars] disempowered by
a[Secret Weapon] created by
rofessor and Tica from
the[Laboratory], thus releasing them from slavery.
an object that looks like a syringe without a
needle into the collars of the slaves
lined up in a row. It
s an artifact called [Initialize]
that the two of them created.
n simple terms, it
s an artifact which completely eliminate
every magic that ha
been applied to anything.
In a certain sense, it’s a dreadful magic tool
. Even precious artifacts of
ancient kingdom will degrade
to ordinary tools if that
applied on them.
Assuming that the barrier
which was applied on the aforementioned behemoth island
s something that the Islanders
can’t do anything about, then it’s possible for this artifact to be a solution to eliminate that barrier.
Though accurately speaking
magic tool that has[Overwriting]
a powerful [nothing]
, and the one pouring
quantities of magic power
naturally me. Therefore, it
take an enormous amount time for anyone besides me to charge it. The
amount of magic power it has is
so enormous that it w
take an ordinary magician about a year to fully charge it,
Every manager from
Babylon numbers disempowered the slavery chokers, and the freed
slaves are then
to their hometowns through
a[Gate] one by one.
are also obstructing people
n’t want to release the
simply because they just have to exist.
the knights from the knight
of our household
suppress and thr
w them into the cages
the slaves ha
been put into after tying them up.
also those who personally refused to be liberated from slavery, albeit those exceptions
few. It look
satisfied with their position and
aren’t being forced to say that statement
against their will
allowed them to do as they wished.
disempowered their chockers just in case. Everything after that
up to the feelings of the person in question. …
o there are people who feel that way
, I guess there really people who are like that
Several days have passed since we’ve liberated the slaves
the royal capital, and now we ha
s troublesome that the feudal lords of those towns
against us, so we surround the towns with a few dozen
ears and intervene by force, making them lose their motivation to oppose us.
re spreading a rumor that it was the
ing of Sandora who
previously declared war on Brunhild and lost his head soon after.
ing those feudal lords
meet the same fate as their king if they oppose us, seeing that Sandora is a defeated country.
Truth be told, I really
a threatening manner
, but I still dared to play this hand since
this is necessary
in order to free the slaves
a lot easier.
By the way, t
he slave woman
who decapitated the
ing of Sandora
have a place to return to, so I
her to come to Brunhild.
According to her,
s a former adventurer,
n’t think she
have any problems
People like her
a place to return to
or people waiting for them
sent to countries they wish to live in. There
also people who
to countries they ha
before and those who sa
remain in Sandora.
Naturally, there are people who want
to go to Brunhild,
receive them as citizens
of our country
still both lands to reclaim and
to do, so I
for them to go and live there even if they will be living
This time around,
reprimands me very harshly
this event is somehow beneficial to us
in a certain sense
we obtained laborers
. As such,
anything about them. However, he
as if he
regrets for us not being able to acquire more reparations from Sandora even if we can, had I only conducted myself a lot more skillfully.
a lot of
things happening here and there, it
us more than a month to liberate all slaves in Sandora. There
are a lot of Sandora’s allies
who tried to hide the
even got on board with us on top of helping
for them. The majority of them
slave traders though.
All in all, the slave traders
lost their employment and became crime slaves on the contrary. They ha
been kidnapping citizens of other countries, confining them
trade them, so
a natural outcome. We
those guys work in the mines their whole lives. The one with
me so I didn’t release them even onto the mine owners.
proper(?) slave traders who didn’t dirty their hands
by abducting people
from foreign countr
decided to overlook the
. However, I think that it
be safer if I sen
them to the mines as crime slaves, right?
Frankly speaking, the liberated slaves
probably considering to com
back to Sandora to exact revenge on their former owners and slave traders for their grudges.
However, I have no right to stop that from happening. Revenge is something a person
decide for himself
s fine for them
to satisfy their vengeance
if they ha
the resolution to be arrested, killed or turned into
crime slave afterward. Though it
be good if they
as that since they have finally been freed.
that there are some
among those treated as crime slaves who were imprisoned on false charges,
decided to ascertain
made by the professor specifically for this
them to raise their hands if they
or not is sufficient enough to determine the truth
. Well, the majority of them raised
degrees of crimes
under their belt
, but I
As expected, it’s not easy for me to understand enough the complicated backgrounds of those people who were forcibly made to commit a crime against their will so that they could be made into slaves
Yumina to check the
ir personalities as much as she can
with her magic eyes.
In all honesty, I
told that there
s no need for me to go this far, but I
better to leave behind as little
thing called “slavery” as
much as I can
be good if I
can bury slavery even further by
making it impossible
to enslave the perpetrator and be owned by someone as one of the penalties when committing crimes
, I th
In any case,
I, who was spending all my time and energy on this,
finally liberated. It was way too hectic, and I felt that I was a slave
this work until now.
Aah, freedom is wonderful!
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「… is what I hoped for, but how did it even come to this…
I thought that I was finally released from
but here I am again standing alone in the
audience hall of the Sandora
The one sitting on the throne in front of me
ing of Sandora, Abdul Jafar Sandora the 3rd. No, the former king now, I guess.
etestable sovereign king
up. Come and clear away our grudge!』(Abdul)
The decaying severed head start
to talk. The pig king
throne while holding his head under its arms. His whole body look
deathly pale, and his clothes
now worn-out and dirty.
would look like
me a zombie. What’s more astonishing
the corpse of this K
ing of Sandora ha
resurrected in the cemetery it was thrown away into. I
the work of the evil god
nothing to do with
what has happened
at all — this one just dared to become a zombie. It
quite a lingering attachment to this world.
This zombie king first attacked the prime minister and pulled him in as a comrade. It’s said that
be revived as a zombie if he got his heart eaten by a
Following that, they
started to multiply their numbers like rats. We were busy with gathering and liberating the slaves
so we failed to notice all together
the royal capital ha
turned into a city of zombies.
zombie generals and ministers lined up in full force in addition to the king in the audience hall. Each one of them ha
pale complexion and
out of their mouth
. Something is definitely coming
obtained new slaves and
new power. I will make you bastard my slave as well. Buhi-hi-hi-hi』(Abdul)
Well, this “Buhi-hi-hi” part of you
Did this guy
advance even further in his change into an orc after his death?
I then turn my head that’s fed up with him when
three men and one woman —
it’s a woman, right? —
with orc-looking faces appear
from behind the throne.
『Buhi-i, Father’s grudge is our grudge. You better be prepared』
『Gufu-gufu, we will drag out your guts and eat them』
『B-b-b-brains, I want to e-e-eat brains』
『Buhi-i, Buhi-hi-hi-hi-i, a liv
the orc prince and princess. Has he gone as far as to
his own children into zombies? Still, they are the splitting image of him.
I wonder, a
re they really humans? No, they are zombies right now.
us now that we
obtained immortal bodies? With this power
we will once again make those runaway slaves our property! 』
He’s saying the same thing once again, huh? There
“once a fool, always fool”, but that’s a lie. It can’t be cured even after you die
clearly on this occasion.
「I guess I should have you die properly since you are that perfunctory, no, regrettable」(Touya)
『So noisy! You guys, finish him!』(Abdul)
Although I slice
the arm of the zombie general who came attacking
It looks like I don’t need to restrain myself at all. They’re called zombies even though they
from the start?
『Buhi-hi-hi-hi-i! It’s futile, futile I say! Th
se immortal bodies know no pain!
The attacks of you bastard
are, to begin with,…』(Abdul)
『Ugyowa-a-a-a!! Ah, it’s hot! It’s hot! It hu-u-urts!?』
So it’s really effective, huh?
in agony after I appl
recovery magic on him. Since they
undead, recovery magic
their natural enemy.
As for the final blow, I even turn to this guy and sprinkles the content of a bottle I
taken out from [Storage].
『It burns!! I-I am melting?! My body is me-e-e-elting!! Why is tha-a-a!?』
「Why you ask? It’s holy water」
The zombie general vanishe
as if he ha
evaporated all while raising smoke.
May the Lord have mercy on you. As I should’ve expected from the holy water certified by the Holy Kingdom
Ramisshu. Its effectiveness is extraordinary.
『B-bastard! Why do you have something like that?!』(Abdul)
「Eh? My opponents are zombies, so I may as well bring
this holy water
with me. By the way, I
m also adept at using purification spells」(Touya)
『Wha-what did you say?! Kuu!』(Abdul)
Having raised his body from the throne, the pig king trie
to run away noisily. The other zombies also start to run away as if following
him from behind
even though they’re zombies.
Their feet slip
fall down at once
. Some among them
their limbs and heads
due to the crash and their organs spilling out
from inside their bodies
. Zombies were unable to regenerate — though~ they could keep
living as long as their brains
destroyed or until they
Come forth light, shine the light of exile, Banish
The surrounding zombie retainers turn into light and vanish due to
I’ve cast on them
『No, no-o-o-o! I don’t want to die again!』
『I am vanishing, vanishi-i-i-ing!』
Leaving behind screams of agony, the zombie retainers disappear. The ones left behind
, the princes decided to leave the pig king who
still rolling about, rush up to me, and kneel down with a surging jump.
This is the first time I see someone prostrating themselves with a jump
It’s all good and
, but didn’t you just break your legs
the impact from landing?
just abiding by to
what we were told
『We aren’t related to that pig』
『Overlook us, ufu-un』
『B-b-b-bastards! You’re willing to betray your father?!』(Abdul)
The pig king screams
while his severed head is still continuing to roll on the floor.
Hearing that, t
he four look
back and incline
『『『『Buhi? Who were you again?』』』』
The pig king expose
his anger, shutting his teeth so hard that it looked like his blood vessels would pop
. Seeing that, I
spray the four who’s laughing so hard
with a bucket filled to the brim with holy water over their heads.
The four people, or rather the four piglets, raise a lot of smoke from the
bodies and vanish. This time
the pig king
one who expresse
a joyful smile as he look
what’s happening in front of him.
『Bu-hi-hi-hi-hi! Serves them right! They betrayed their parent, those fools!』(Abdul)
How should I say this
These guys are truly irredeemable
. Dead slaves
rest in peace after all
due to what
Oh Piercing light, sacred holy lance, Shining Javelin
the body of the pig king
lance made of light magic. The undead body, having caught the holy lance, ca
fire and turn
into ash in a
『M-My body is ?!』(Abdul)
The pig king gaze
at his own burnt body while
his head is
still rolling beside the throne.
Now then. Shall I apply
out a water tank
that’s quite large
The water inside is
not holy water, but just a regular one.
I open a small [Gate] inside that water and summon several [living beings] from
great river Gau. Those beings are long and narrow, with 10cm in length at most,
and are freely
swimming in the water. I
them with light-attribute enchantment.
『Wha-what is that?』(Abdul)
「It’s a fish called “Candeira” which lives solely in the great river Gau
and a fish that eats meat
told that they have
huge preference for rotten meat」(Touya)
『D-Don’t tell me…?』(Abdul)
The head of the pig king falls down into the water tank due to
movement magic. In the next moment,
start to nibble at his tainted meat all at once.
『O-o-o-u! S-stop, n-no, not my e-e-eyes! They’re eating my eyes!』(Abdul)
「U-uwa, they are full of appetite just as I was told」(Touya)
a fish which resembl
andiru fish from my former world.
a slim fish with
10cm long body wh
in places like
Amazon River. It
s a ferocious meat-eating fish which was said to bite the flesh of a large fish, penetrated its body and
the internal organs.
It’s said that
atfish, but they
far more dangerous fish than even
They also have
a trait of attacking preys larger than themselves in group
. Even humans
has gone so
far that they
holding the same magnificent trait as
「It’s no use. The slaves you
killed won’t forgive me if I spare you. Still, it will be fine if I leave you beneath the graveyard with your decapitated head as it is」(Touya)
I remember the slaves whom we
discovered when were liberating the
slaves inside the castle
. They had been killed while being tied up in the dungeons. It
n’t just the women, corpses of very young children
there as well.
regret that this pig didn’t feel pain and died with just his head being cut off
from his body
A simple death like that is
inexcusable. I, in a certain sense,
grateful that he revived. It might have been
reaching out that wished to have this pig king experience an even more cruel death.
『Ugyee! My face, they are eating it! Ouch! Ouch! They’re entering! 』(Abdul)
sure that it
s painful because the
enchanted with light-attribute
. The pig king w
n’t die of suffocation because he
a zombie. It
likely take a whole day until this fish
done eating all the meat from the head.
「You better repent about everything that you’ve done until now. Though it doesn’t
like the slaves
will forgive you」(Touya)
s a zombie, he
likely die once he l
a part of his brain.
Well, whichever is fine.
I invoke [Banish] on all
n the royal capital — with the exception of the pig king — and clean them up.
Following after the city Astal, the royal capital turned into a dead city. There
s no more chance for Sandora to be revived. Not even the slightest chance. It should sink beneath the sands before long since I destroyed the city’s stronghold a bit with earth magic.
With this, the souls of the slaves
that were killed
should feel a bit more at ease
the desert capital while
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