Sorry guys, my city got effected by a Damrey Storm and flooded.
We even got our electricy cut off by the flood. And Cleaning up after the water drained is a hardwork as well.
From tomorow, I will release like normal again.
Mile Chapter 132: Mosou Alchemy!
“This… this is『pure chili』, right!?” (Pauline)
Pauline is staring at the powder crystals of capsicum with eyes like a nuclear physicist staring at a pure hydrogen bomb.
“Yes, well, we extracted only the pungent ingredients of capsicum, so we can call it like that” (Mile)
Pauline heard Mile’s reply and had an ecstatic expression.
“This is a pure spice produced by my magic …
Expensive spices, and we can create as much as we want as long as we have magical power … It is equal to creating money, which only God is capable of doing!
This is alchemy, and it’s musou! Musou alchemy!!” (Pauline) (T.N: Musou mean unparalleled, exceptional, peerless, …)
It’s a spice, just like pepper, which is worth as much as gold of the same weight.
It can’t be helped that Pauline became obsessed about it.
(Ah, this is bad ……) (Mile)
Mile worried with Pauline’s condition.
(I have to stop Pauline before she falls into the dark side!) (Mile)
“Pauline-san, you can’t do that!
If you sell it as a main product, or planning to, the spice industries will get into serious trouble!
And it’s not only related to merchants, but also transactions between countries, and so on …
And we will soon be found out because there are no signs of purchase from anywhere, evidence of transportation, evidence of bringing in and evidence of paying taxes.
In that case, aristocrats, officials, merchants and criminals throughout the country will target us seeking informations, interests and tax revenues …” (Mile)
Pauline is also the daughter of a merchant. She can understand what Mile said.
If we don’t speak about magic creation, we may be caught, abducted, or punished for tax evasion.
If we talk, we may be killed to monopolize, or information will spread quickly, the price will collapse. It also gives a deadly blow to the production area of chili peppers, dealers, and they can’t make a profit.
And even more problematic was the spreading of the 『Ultra Hot』 series of magic.
The magic of 『Ultra Hot』 is currently limited to 『Red Oath』.
There are dozens of people saw it, but most of them have magicians in party, and magicians can’t understand the principle simply by just looking at magics used by Pauline.
Besides if they are good enough to become magician, they will not become bandits or criminal. Because magicians can earn more than bandits. Also, most of those who fought the 『Red Oath』 are captured and some already became criminal slaves.
It will be worse if criminal magicians can learn『Ultra Hot Magic』. Unlike normal attack magic, it was a good crowd control magic that is capable of disabling vanguards.
… The power balance between criminal magicians and hunters may be broken, and it will be the beginning of the criminal magician’s musou.
Those things crossed over her mind for a moment and Pauline becomes pale.
“Well, then, doesn’t it mean that you are doing a bad thing right now?” (Maevis)
Being pointed out by Maevis, Mile became quiet
“… Uhm…, about this…, ah… we are doing that!” (Mile)
“”That?”” (Rena + Maevis)
Mile declared to Maevis and Rena.
“『This is this, that is that!』, 『keep everything in your heart!』” (Mile)
“””…………””” (Rena + Maevis + Pauline)
And eventually mass production of the artificial spices began.
Pauline uses 『Ultra Hot Magic』, Mile uses refinery magic, puts them in a container and they are placed into the item box. The girls repeat it endlessly.
Anyway, the girls will not go back to the city anytime soon. Because it is too unnatural.
Therefore, the girls decided to produce a lot for the future as well. If Mile puts it in the item box, it will not deteriorate and it can also be used as a weapon.
And almost everything was stored in Mile’s item box, Rena and Maevis put their portion in bamboo tubes, wrapped the bamboo tube in grass leaves, and make it like a hand-throwing grenade. The girls also made various other types of weapons.
These weapons deprive the opponent of fighting power without injuring. It was a really “humanitarian” weapon.
However, Rena who silently makes hand-throwing grenade, has a wicked smile for some reason.
Maybe, she plans on doing that.
She can not accept that she is the only victim. She wants to involve others.
While refining, Mile is looking at Rena’s smile at the side,
She is desperately thinking about how to counteract when Rena throws that suddenly.
*** Evening ***
『Red Oath』 returned to the city and stayed at the inn.
Actually the girls were planning to camp in the forest for about three days and kill some times with hunting and taking medicinal herbs, etc. But then that store will not be able to open in the meantime.
Besides, since the girls will give out something outside the standard (above average), there is no big difference whether they take one day or three days. And people didn’t care that much anyway.
Besides, it won’t be good if the girls breath in too much of the spice particles. They may become addicted because they breathed in too much, just like curry spice or black curry. (T.N: I don’t know if it true, just translate literal meaning)
However, in order to make it looked like they took some time to do this quest, Mile told everyone to take a break today, the girls didn’t go to the cafeteria 『Kalamity』but went back to the inn and rested.
We will be there tomorrow. How do I say it in Spanish, hasta mañana. But read in Japanese will be “Ashita-ma-niau nya” (I will make it in time tomorow)
… Which is how a cat girl would say!
*** Tomorow – 『Kalamity』cafeteria ***
“And we had gathered it” (Mile)
“… I don’t know what do you find, but can you show it to me anyway?” (Shopkeeper)
Because the return of the 『Red Oath』is too early, the shopkeeper thought the girls can only gather a small amount of spices, enough for the actual achievement of request success. And in fact, The girls didn’t bring anything. That means the amount is small enough to fit in their pocket.
“Here you are” (Mile)
It suddenly appeared, a wooden basin placed on the table. And it was filled with red powder.
“No, no, no, no ……” (Mile)
Mile hurriedly grabbed the shopkeeper’s right wrist who picked up the powder reflexively.
“… Tch!” (Rena)
Rena who failed to make comrades in pain glanced at Mile.
“Rena-san, you face is scary …” (Mile)
Mile persuades the shopkeeper that trying to sample directly, and puts a little of it in the soup in a small pan for him…
He blew up.
“Here you are!” (Mile)
Mile already prepared a cup of cold water in the item box beforehand. Unlike Rena, it is diluted many times, even so it would still be very spicy.
They already dealt with merchant once in the past, that’s why the remainder of spices was stored in the item box, and only brought out 1 basin for the client.
After a while, the owner finally recovered, of course, asked for the source of it.
“Where did you get it? No, actually, what is this?” (Shopkeeper)
“Oh, yes, this is a condensed of the hot ingredients of capsicumes, which the provider allowed us to sell with the promise that we will keep his name absolutely secret …” (Mile)
The shopkeeper stared at the contents of the wooden bucket with a scary serious eye.
“So, how much can you buy it?” (Pauline)
Pauline asked him the most important question.
The price of pepper when high is 5 silver coins per gram. It is almost the same as the price of gold. Even when the Pepper’s price drops, it’s still about 1 silver coins per gram.
Certainly it’s expensive, but we only need to use 1 gram per dish, it’s equivalent to 1 silver coin or 1000 Japanese yen. Even if the chef buys it at 1.5 times price, the chef only has to increase the price of cooking meals by an additional 5 small silver coins, so there is no problem.
This Basin is about 5 kilograms … In the market, it can be sold about 50 gold coins or about 5 million Japanese Yen. And when sold at 1.5 times of that price, we can get 75 gold coins. And not to mention this spices is about 5000 times that of capsicum.
Well, we can’t demand 5000 times of that money, but how much will the shopkeeper pay for it?
As everyone stared at the store owner, he was thinking about licking his fingertips a little on the soup earlier.
And finally, he made the conclusion.
“In all, it is 10 gold coins” (Shopkeeper)
((((Ah, I knew it…)))) (Red Oath)
The four girls somehow have a feeling it will turn out that way.