In a Different World with a Smartphone Chapter 275
Second chapter of the last week
Arc 27: The Reverse World
Chapter 275: The Invocation, and an Unknown Land
Having arrived at the one-story round atrium on the temple’s top floor, I
the sky above the
outer walls. This place look
Coliseum with its audience seats removed.
magic formation which I ha
n’t seen before
drawn on the entirety of the floor,
like an assembly of various geometrical patterns. In the center of this formation
looks like it’s
isn’t a regular
it looks just like
an arch-shaped entryway. It
s a silvery shining [Door]
a small version of the
Arch of Triumph from France.
Above the arch is an object that appears to be a wattmeter, and at the central part of the arch is a semi-circular object that is similar to a tachometer.
made of metal?
Seeing it emit such brilliance, it doesn’t look like it’s more than 5000 years old.
「Can I touch it?」(Touya)
「By all means, please do
permission from Mentor Central,
touch the arch and finally confirm that it
s made of metal as I
since it feels cold to touch
it’s filled with
「It certainly look
「It’s not orichalcum or mithril… It’s a metal I haven’t seen before.」(Touya)
I nod toward Yae, who
likewise touched the door and voiced her impression.
I then try
it lightly with the back of my hand.
It’s certainly made of metal.
with a purity this high
After descending from Kohaku,
taps the door lightly
Mentor Central’s eyes widen upon hearing the Professor’s statement.
「To be able to see through it with one glance… Your Majesty, who in the world is this child?」(Central)
Oh well, I guess it’s
natural for her to be
has the appearance of a 10-year old girl
「This girl is Professor Regina Babylon. She’s our
of our household
you let her
analyze this gate with her no-attribute magic? I believe she
ll undoubtedly understand something about it」
「Eh?! A~, Ah~, Yes, it’s not a problem, but…」(Central)
that the girl in front of her eyes
a magic engineer
must’ve been more surprising to her rather
about the no-attribute magic and so on. The four representatives waiting behind her
their eyes are fixated on the
rofessor filled with both suspicion and amazement.
Simply ignoring those stares as if
it doesn’t matter to her
the [Door] in front of her with both hands
and invokes her analysis magic by concentrating her magic
rofessor is probably
into her head
due to her
murmuring things like “Fumu” and “Hmm?”
try [Analysis] as well, but
I immediately give up on trying to understand more about this artifact in just two seconds.
some matters about it
like its structure and
made of, but
comprehending how each part operates is simply beyond me.
in that field and my ability to understand more about it
「It’s a structural formula
I haven’t seen before. This object is certainly
of great significance
. I am absolutely sure that
transfer magic and space-time magic… like a [Gate], but… why doesn’t it have a
set of coordinates? No, rather than saying that they haven’t been specified, it appears like they
considered right from the beginning… The amount of magic power required to
is impossibly high. Which means…」(Regina)
in her own world while mumbling something,
decide to ask Mentor Central about the
「This artifact was left behind by AleriasPalerius, right?」(Touya)
「Yes. My ancestor, AleriasPalerius, made this Paleriusisland
his temple was also established for the sake of this [Door]
, but Palerious had left the island before he could could complete it. Afterwards,
his four disciples took over. We were told though that
in the end,
they were unable to complete it」(Central)
「No, I can say that it’s completed in some sense.」(Regina)
short the speech of
her hand from
the[Door] and wipe
the sweat on her face with
baggy white robe.
「We won’t know its use or effects unless we try to start it up, but
I can say that
the activation formula for its invocation via magic power is complete.」(Regina)
it activate even after we pour magic power into it?」
The magic power you
poured into that artifact
is insufficient for
the magic sequence
Saying that the magic power
insufficient… I don’t think this door would require that much
, considering its size. Don’t tell me that the magic formula engraved on it will transfer the whole island
? Is th
of this artifact an illusion
agic power is insufficient for invocation…? I believe that I am
a person with a high amount
of magic power,
are you saying that
even that amount is
Mentor Central ask
ven if you say that your quantity of magic power is high,
about two or three people’s worth at best,
? The scale
that I’m talking about
here is completely different. At my lowest estimates, it’s necessary to have
the amount of
equivalent to th
of a hundred thousand people in order to
this magic formula.」(Regina)
「A hund…. ?!」(Central)
that amount of magic power will activate this artifact
only a fraction of
An average person
will never be able to
it normally. It will likely take around 300 years for one person to activate it, provided they continue pouring magic power every single day.」(Regina)
Saying that one has to continue pouring magic power
every day for 300 years and that it
will only be activated for
less than a second… What the hell
!?The magic power
of this thing right here
Needless to say, both
entor Central and
four representatives behind her
Only Yae who couldn’t use magic,
s tilting her head. She
really understand much
about what we are talking about
「It appears that they tried to engrave the magic formula
magic amplification in order to acquire
that amount of magic power
, but it doesn’t smoothly mesh with the initial formula. The required amount should’ve probably decreased to about 1/100 if only they managed to finish it completely」(Regina)
「Do you mean that it will be possible to activate the door in three years time if this formula is completed?」(Central)
「Well, it’s only a theory.」(Regina)
Three years, huh?
That number is
possible, I suppose. Three people will finish in one year, and 36 people — in a month.
Upon pondering about it
out that this method
really can’t be
recommended due to the fact that
activation won’t proceed smoothly
mixed in it.
individual’s magic power has its own wavelength
, or perhaps it should be called a color.
canvas painted wholly
for 36 days
same color taken from
a set of
would look entirely different when compared to
a canvas painted with a different color each day for 36 days. When it
to using a
genuinely unified magic power,
to have just
one person do it.
「So it’s incomplete…」(Central)
「It’s complete, but incomplete. Well, since Touya-kun is here, he should be able to activate it」(Regina)
So it would really
come down to this,
I scratch my head due to
rofessor’s mischievous glance.
「Umm… I’ve already understood that His Majesty The Sovereign King possess
large quantities of magic power, based from the fact
he could transfer so many
giant soldiers, but… Just how much of it does he really…」(Central)
The decrease in my magic power isn’t significant
ever since before
I still have
quite a bit. Even if I employ several hundreds of summoned beasts right now, it won’t decrease
I don’t think it has decreased at all even
after I have summoned
Kohaku’s group of five divine beasts and their dependents.
All the more that the decrease in magic power lessened after
. Truth be told, I’ve already distanced myself from ordinary people. Though it’s too late to say it now.
(Black: Technically, Kohaku’s group should only be four, but Sango and Kokuyou are sometimes treated as separate “animals” but “one entity”. This might be confusing, but I don’t really know what the author is thinking as to why he used “five” instead of “four”.)
, I believe I can
but, may I do it?」(Touya)
「Ah, Yes. If that
allow us to understand just what AleriasPalerius-sama was trying to achieve then…」(Central)
a tentative permission from
entor Central, I
a lot of important
Based on its form and transfer formula, this gate should open
similar to[Gate]. However, I don’t even know
in this world
this [Door] is
going to be a great deal if
opens directly underneath the
just like that
time when I discovered Shesca’s [Sky Garden].
「As a guard
I cannot allow Touya-dono to expose himself to danger, but…」(Yae)
「Well, it’s me we are talking about
I will be able to come back from whatever place
jump to, and deal with the situation even if something happens.」(Touya)
ve managed to
to wait for me here
even though she’s hesitant
to let me go.
a protection barrier
in all directions
around the [Door].
Just in case
barrier shaped like a
be able to defend against
the surging water
. I only
the[Door] immediately once that
「Well then, shall
try doing it
Having made everyone step back, I touch
the[Door] with my hand
, and pour
my magic power into the artifact
. In the next moment, t
rotating disk located at the upper part of the [Door]
. The needle of the tachometer installed
measures the amount of magic power that’s being poured into the artifact.
magic power all at once, the rotating disk
starts moving at a tremendous
and the indicator
es about half-way from zero
Aside from those two
, the magic formation
part of the floor
the door starts
to have dim traces of
people around me are
by what’s happening
but for a different reason
the amount magic
power I have already poured in, the artifact doesn’t seem to be full yet
, and t
the temple itself
and not just the magic formation
begins emitting light
already reached 80%.
Fluctuation occurs in
the center of the [Door].
Just a bit more and the transfer gate will open.
Having affirmed that, I pour even more magic power in
When the tachometer have finally shown a complete 100%, a
scenery with trees and
the space at
center of the[Door]. Apparently, the other side
sn’t a hazardous place.
「So it’s connected, huh?」(Touya)
possible that the door w
close if I stop pouring magic
, so I move toward the facade
with my hand still touching the door
「Well then, I will see you in a bit」(Touya)
Telling that gently to
everyone present, I then
inside the [Door].
It feels strange.
It’s like I’m passing through a rubber membrane
a little resistance.
I let my body go through the [Door] all at once to somewhat wipe away the discomfort.
The feeling of firmly stepping on the ground immediately return
, and I
myself standing inside an unknown forest.
I turn my head around
to look back
, but there
s nothing in sight.
As expected, th
transfer gate probably
as if about
half of my magic power ha
been taken. It
already begun to quickly recover though.
Now then, I wonder where I am right
Is this the
Great Forest Sea
t doesn’t look like it. It feels like
this place is
just an ordinary forest.
Taking out my smartphone, I then
to project the map.
open for some reason.
Is there a
on this forest itself? Or is
the work of
“Sage of Time”, Alerias Palerius? No, he was unable to finish the [Door], so
For now, I
take out my
to make a callYae, but it
The same thing also happens if I try to contact
It looks like
pretty strong obstruction barrier has been applied.
Apparently, using magic isn’t barred since I
activate my magic power
. As a test, I try to invoke a wind magic.
While I am
thinking about that, I
the sound of trees falling down along with someone’s scream coming from deep
the forest before me.
in that direction, I run through the thick forest and soon
at a place
like a highway. The trees around here
gouged out from their roots.
a double-headed dinosaur
like a small tyrannosaurus attacking a large metallic carriage.
「What’s the hell…?!」(Touya)
That tyrannosaur-looking double-headed reptile (
or it seems like a
is a magic beast that I haven’t seen before
even more obscure
than that reptile
etallic carriage… Usually,
pulled by horses.
metallic carriage may seem
natural, but the thing in front of me
being pulled by horses.
The “carriage” seems like
… a crab, perhaps? It
several legs on
left and right
, making its form quite similar
to a crab
, but it
However, that thing being a
my train of thought
. In addition to that, the carriage
isn’t a simple carriage as well.
feels as if it’s
something that could be called a “Bus”.
I wonder if it’s alright
to call it
「What is this artifact…?」 (Touya)
As I mutter that on reflex, the double-headed dragon strongly
“crab-carriage”with its body
to the carriage itself
. At the same moment, several shrieks resound from inside the carriage.
the time to
simply idle by and watch them
「O Fire come forth, Pillar of Purgatory Fire, Inferno Fire」(Touya)
A pillar of flame produced by my magic wraps
the double-headed lizard. Writhing in pain, it move
away from the carriage
I aim toward it while taking
in Blade Mode
its head in
two with one swing.
Having lost its head, the dinosaur f
to the ground
The mechanical crab return
to its former stance, and several people
from inside the carriage. It look
One of them, a man walk
s over to me with a
smile and beg
Not good, I don’t understand the words. Hmm?
Could it be that the Common Language I know doesn’t exist here?
「Can you speak
standing in front of me, look
perplexed as well
since we can’t understand each other.
It can’t be helped then
. I guess I have no other way since
he can’t understand my words
I convey to the old man that I
then I extend
. Upon doing that, he also stretche
his hand and
Thank god, they seem to have a culture of making handshakes.
The magic that I can use in this type of situation
effect unless I touch the other
with my hand after all.
and gets transmitted
to the target
it returns to me again
you understand what I am
you can speak the Alent language, can you? Thank god
I was thinking
what to do…」(Old man)[Translation]
a decryption magic. It only absorb
matters related to language from the memory of
enables those who have invoked the magic
the words they speak to the language that has been acquired.
Fumu, so this
is called “Alent” language, huh? Haven’t heard about it before.
「My name is Pedro Sancho, I am a travelling merchant. Thank you very much for saving us.」(Pedro)
「No-no, please don’t mind it. Ah, my name is Mochizuki Touya.」(Touya)
「Touya-san, huh? What an unusual name. Where are you from?」(Pedro)
The honest answer would be “Earth”, but I can’t say
the same way as always.
「I was born in Ishen. Right now I live in Brunhild」(Touya)
It’s the f
irst time I
of those places. Are they remote villages
He hasn’t heard of Ishen, let alone of Brunhild? Where the hell am I?
decided to ask
‘ve been wondering
for quite a while now.
「Umm, it surely may appear strange to ask something like
but, do you know what place this is? I’ve ended up getting lost a bit.」(Touya)
「This is a highway going to the east
to the capital Alen in about a day by way of a carriage
「Capital Alen?… Which
country does that capital belong to?
「Which, you say… Since it’s called Capital Alen, isn’t it natural that it’s indisputably
capital of the Holy Kingdom Alent? Ah, please wait for a minute.」 (Pedro)
to the carriage and then
in his hand which look
a map. Look, this
here is the Holy Kingdom Alent. And this is
「… No way…」(Touya)
Looking at the map
that has been handed to me has
made me terrified. It’s unmistakably
map of the world. It’
s not that
different from the one I
xcept for one thing.
is supposed to be
located on the farthest east
portion of an ordinary map,
located on the most western point
. Its shape
upside down as well.
That’s right. This world map
shown to me
a map that has the left and right portions reversed as if looking at
ED: Blackswordsman, Empress
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