Mile Chapter 290: Elves’ Escorts 7

Mile Vol 9.10
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Mile Chapter 290: Elves’ Escorts 7

 

 

(Dead!) (Maevis)

 

If Maevis strengthened her body with the power of “Ki”, she won’t go down with just one hit like this.
In her head, past events flowed at great speed as images.
Conversation with her parents,
The mock training of swordplay with three elder brothers when she was still young,
Seeing her brother’s knight official ceremony and she swore that she would be a knight on that day.
Meeting three friends the hunter training school.
She can’t fulfill her dreams, she can’t repay to her family and her friends, she left them behind. She will be killed by “something like Orcs”. That’s how it ends.

 

{Why?
Because I looked down on the enemies “something like Orcs”.
I was only a bit strong thanks to Micro, the power of my mind, and the specially made sword. I was overly confident in my power and headed right in the middle of the enemies.
Because I was thinking of solo battle without cooperating with my friends} (Maevis’ thought)

 

It seemed to be a long time, but it was actually very short.
If she really has time to remind of the old memories, why not use that time to avoid the Orcs’ attacks?
Actually, only the image of the memory flowing in her brain is getting super-accelerated
Yes, it seems that other thoughts and her body haven’t become faster.

 

(Sorry and thank you, esteemed mother, 3 onii-sama and everyone …) (Maevis)

 

Dosu~! (SFX)
Gan~! Dogo~! Baki~! Bushu~! (SFX)

 

There are a lot of sounds the meat being cut and the bone is broken… around Maevis.

 

『Eh…』(Maevis)

 

What reflected in the eyes of the stunned Maevis is:
Swordsman Ratol stood before Maevis and stabbed one of the Orcs who attacked Maevis.
Besides him, Graf did a full-swing with his great sword down on another Orc.
Clark stabbed his rapier at another Orc.
Archer Kesbart used that chance to swing his dagger at the Orc’s neck.
And lastly, Mareiwen cast magic to stall the Orcs.

Everyone prioritized attacking the Orcs who attacked Maevis over protecting themselves, so they were injured by the attacks from Orcs they were fighting against. Even though they are injured, they can continue to fight.
The pain is just a signal to let you know your body is in a dangerous state.
But they are like 『Well, we already understood that! We can just ignore it. We can’t afford to stop fighting in the midst of battle because our body is in danger.』

 

『Uooooooh!』(Graf?)

『 Don’t give up!』(Clark?Ratol?)

『Damn it!!』(Ratol?)

 

Ratol is too close to the Orcs and is forced to move in between the Orcs and Maevis, so he is now in a bad position and can’t swing his sword.
After pulling out the sword from the body of the Orc, he uses the handle of the sword to hit the Orc in the eyes and when the Orc is stunned, he pressed the blade in its neck.
Even if it’s not a sharp blade like the Japanese sword, when pressing like that, it still can cut deep into the Orc’s neck to kill it.
Other hunters also finished their respective opponent or pushed back around Maevis.

 

『Mile!』(Rena)

『I will go now!』(Mile)

 

At this point, Rena finally realized the situation and reacted immediately.
Because enemies and allies are mixed, she can’t cast magic attacks from afar. So Mile goes full speed to Maevis’ group.

 

『Earth Javelin!』(Rena)

『Ice Spear!』(Pauline)

 

Rena and Pauline, with their single attack magic on hold, eliminate two Orcs ahead of Mile.
It’s not a big deal for Mile, but killing two Orcs will reduce the danger for the Vanguards.

 

『Ice Needle!』(Etoul)

『Ice Arrow!』(Shararil)

 

And two more attack spells were released from Etoul and Shararil.

After making sure that there are no Orcs left on this side, Pauline follows Mile.
After Mile went away from this place, this group needs Rena who is good at attack magic than Pauline who is good at healing magic.
They can’t leave the clients alone, so the girls need to keep a strong attacking magician to defend here. There’s probably no Orc left, but still, they have to prepare for it just in case.
This is the escort mission, the client’s life is the first priority.

 

『Damn it, such a shameful display.
No, that doesn’t matter anymore!
If anything happens to the Blue Meteor because of me, I…』(Maevis)

 

There is a little distance between Maevis and Orc thanks to the Blue Meteor.
And without missing out on that opportunity, Maevis opened the lids of the three “Micro” bottles from her pocket and drank all of it at once.

 

『For now, just kill the pain (pain killer), I can heal it later, I beg you, Micro!』(Maevis)

 

Maevis stands up and jumps ahead of the Blue Meteor who are desperately blocking the Orcs and swings her sword.

 

『Ex True Godspeed Sword!』(Maevis)

Zusha~! (SFX)
Bushu~! (SFX)
Zashi~ (SFX)

『Huh? You can move?』(Graf?)

『What about your injury?』(Ratol?)

Zuba~! (SFX)
Bashu~! (SFX)
Dosha~! (SFX)

『『『『『Ov…Over Power…』』』』』(Blue Meteor)

 

The Blue Meteor witnessed Maevis’ EX True Godspeed Sword at a close distance and leaks their admiring voice.
However, even if they are surprised, they don’t stop moving. They aren’t such amateurs.

And the Orcs were reduced in number considerably by Maevis’ continuous strike,
There were only a few slow Orcs who suffered considerably from the previous magic attacks.
“Blue Meteor” concentrated to attack there.

 

『Maevis, I come to help…』(Mile)

 

When Mile reached the place, there was no Orc standing.

 

『Gu~…』(Ratol)

 

Suddenly, one of the “Blue Meteor” fell to the ground.
Yes, it was the swordsman Ratol, who stood in between Maevis and the Orc to protect her, thus he got hit several times from the Orcs.
Either it was Adrenaline or dopamine or whatever it may be, he could fight relatively calmly until now. But he received some attacks from the Orcs. Even if he wore armor, he is just a human being.
The moment the fight is over and the danger is gone, he feels relaxed then all the pain and burden come at once.

 

『Hey, Ratol, are you okay?
Damn it, Maevis, you…, if you still have so much power like that, why don’t you use it?
Because of that, Ratol is…』(Graf)

 

Graf is upset, he accused Maevis of Ratol’s injury… then…

 

『Gefu~! Gobo~!!』(Maevis)

 

She threw up blood and fell down.

 

『『『『『Huuuuh!?』』』』』(Blue Meteor)

『Maevis!』(Mile)

 

Mile ran over to Maevis, using her right hand to support Maevis while hovering her left hand over Maevis’ body.
Yes, she used the Nanomachines to scan Maevis’ body like a medical Tricorder (in Star Trek).

 

『Broken fractures of the ribs,
Broken ribs pierced and damaged lungs,
Right arm fracture,
Ligament injury,
Achilles tendon rupture,
Many other damage points…
You drank too many!』(Mile)

『Gubu~sa~san~bo』(Maevis)

 

For a moment, Mile wanted to complain but she decided to do it later.
Somewhat later but Pauline also arrived. And Rena judged that Orcs have been defeated, also brought the employers.

 

『Pauline-san, heal Ratol-san!
He might have bone fractures, but be careful of internal organs damaged and bleeding in the brain as well.
Rena, Etoul-san, and Shararil-san, please treat the other people!』(Mile)

『I… I understand!』(Pauline)

『Understood …』(Rena?)

 

Maevis is the one with the most serious injury, so Mile will handle her treatment.
And Pauline will handle the second one, Ratol.
Other hunters just got some bruises and abrasions, or at most a slightly broken bone, so they just need to be healed with ordinary healing magic.
They may also doublecheck with Mile and Pauline just to be on the safe side later.

Elves are usually good at healing magic, so probably the person who gets healed by Rena will be the most unfortunate one.
…Well, even so, Rena can use healing magic a little better than average person.
A normal magician, who says “I’m not good at fire magic”, normally can’t use fire magic at all.

 

『I’m sorry. I uttered a rant without thinking. Forgive me …』(Graf)

 

Most of Maevis’ injuries except broken ribs aren’t due to the Orcs’ attacks, but Graf, who doesn’t know about 《Micro》, thinks Maevis has fought against the Orcs with her serious injury. He had a face full of thoughts and regrets.


Mile Vol 9.7
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The winning word is “Sorry”

40 comments

  1. suggestion:
    {The imitation of the}->{the mock} training of {the sword}->{swordplay/sword} with three elder brothers when she was still young,

    There’s probably no {oak}->{orc} left, but still, they have to prepare

    No, that doesn’t matter anymore!
    If {any happens}->{anything happen} to the Blue Meteor because of me, I…』(Maevis)

    And the Orcs were reduced in number considerably by {Mavis’s}->{Maevis’} continuous strike,

    or whatever it may be, {I}->{He} could fight relatively calmly until now.

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  2. Wait … Maevis can’t fight off 4-5 orcs alone ? I thought she was WAYYYY stronger ^^’ (dying to orcs when you could hurt and helped repel a dragon would be pretty lame – -)
    Anyway , thanks for the average chapter as always ^^

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  3. And here I was expecting Mile to go ballistics and send beams to incinerate the heads of the orcs, or quickly turn all of them into fried bacon, but the guys in Blue Meteor had to get at least a chance to redeem themselves.
    Thanks for the chapter! God bless you, take care, and have a great day!

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  4. “Even if it’s not a sharp blade like the Japanese sword but when pressing like that, it still can cut deep into the Orc’s neck to kill it.”
    Oh god this annoy me more than it should but, european sword are not blunt and they definitely don’t have less cutting power than japanese sword, that’s even the contrary european sword that were thrust oriented were capable of cutting as good as a katana, and an european sword specialized in cutting well oh boy they were outperforming katana by far

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    • Did you ever see European short sword behead the prisoner?
      They use GREAT SWORD or a behead machine.

      European sword is VERY DURABLE but isn’t sharp.
      Japanese sword (Katana) is very fragile just like glass but very sharp.
      Even 10 Japanese sword clash with 1 European sword, all of Katana will be broken.

      Did you ever play any European Video Game?
      European Sword requires STRENGTH to equip.
      While Katana requires DEXTERITY to equip.

      Did you play the game names League of Legend?
      Yasuo (Katana) or Leona (European Sword) have more base damage?

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      • Actually… Japanese swords can’t behead people in normal circumstances, they are just swords, and european swords are just as sharp in most cases… yes, katanas aren’t as powerful as we think, nor swords in general, I mean swords and katanas were actually side arms

        Also there were european swords meant for beheading people, not in battle but in executions, they were pretty normal swords, just bigger (meant to be used with two hands) and flat on the tip

        About katanas, they were pretty neat, I mean finding a way to make a good blade out of the poor metal they had there… but nothing that amazing, beautiful blades and finishing though

        I am basing this on history and a few experiments I’ve seen about it, games, anime and movies have lots of misinformation about the theme unfortunately

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    • Did you ever see European short sword behead the prisoner?
      They use GREAT SWORD or a behead machine.

      European sword is VERY DURABLE but isn’t sharp.
      Japanese sword (Katana) is very fragile just like glass but very sharp.
      Even 10 Japanese sword clash with 1 European sword, all of Katana will be broken.

      Did you ever play any European Video Game?
      European Sword requires STRENGTH to equip.
      While Katana requires DEXTERITY to equip.

      Did you play the game names League of Legend?
      Yasuo (Katana) or Leona (European Sword) have more base damage?

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  5. “Even if it’s not a sharp blade like the Japanese sword but when pressing like that, it still can cut deep into the Orc’s neck to kill it.”
    Oh god this annoy me more than it should but, european sword are not blunt and they definitely don’t have less cutting power than japanese sword, that’s even the contrary european sword that were thrust oriented were capable of cutting as good as a katana, and an european sword specialized in cutting well oh boy they were outperforming katana by far

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    • Tell me an european sword specialized in cutting for me to open my eyes.

      I have played a lot of western game.
      I have watched a lot of Holywood Movie.
      None of European Sword is good at cutting.

      I repeat.
      European Swords are very durable, they can clash with each other. You can slash into shield or armor. European Swords aren’t blunt but they aren’t sharp either. They can cut anything but they can’t cut it into half.
      If you want to compare, they are strong like military knife while japanese swords are weak like surgery knife.

      Japanese Swords are very fragile, they can’t clash with even other Japanese Sword. Their blade will be chipped right away. Slash it into a shield or armor and it will be chipped right away. They can cut any soft thing into half.

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      • Sorry for the double comment

        But that’s the problem pop culture get european sword horribly wrong, even more when they compare it to katana. Because the katana is more cutting oriented people assumeit is better at cutting that european longsword, that were not extremely specialized blade.

        But the thing is that sadly japanese smithing and forging technolgie was inferior to european smithing and forging technology, European had blast furnace which allowed them to have steel with less impurities, and they used oil for the heat treatment metal, which allowed them to tempered the blade instead of simply hardening, making it way more resistant.

        Those two technique allowed them to make thinner sword that are not brittle, and this increase a lot the cutting power of sword.

        Basically the less energy the sword need to cut through a material the more cutting power it have, and the two main factor that affect the cutting power is edge angle (which is related to blade width and blade thickness) and blade thickness(with equal edgle angle the thinner sword still cut better).

        And that’s the problem with katana because of the technology they are extremely thick generally 7/8 mm at the base of the blade and 4.5/5mm at the tip of the blade, in comparison a general longsword is around 5/6mm at the base of the blade and 3/4 mm at the tip of the blade.

        because of that blade thickness differences you can have an european longsword not specialized in cutting that cut better than a katana,
        and when you compare katana to european cutting oriented european sword like falchion and messer type 1 and 2 on the elmslie typology (it’s the typology for single edge european sword most of them were specialized for cutting and are are rarely represented in film and video games, there is even some type in that typology that look like katana), it is even worse, some of those had a blade thickness of 1.2 mm at the tip of the blade, compared to those sword the katana look like club with its thickness.

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        • But as you can see, Ratol is too close to the Orc now (he stabbed the Orc just before)
          He is in a bad position and can’t swing his sword. That’s why he my press it to cut deep. He need more energy in his sword than a katana in this case and that’s all.

          I never look down on European Sword in the first place. After all, the best sword, Ex Calibur is an European Sword. All RPG game I play, I use European Sword.

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        • Also here a link that present the typology for european two edge sword and single edge sword if you are curious about what thye look like, i personnally love single edge european sword.

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  6. If he can’t swing he has less energy to transfer to cut, it doesn’t increase the amount of energy he need to make a cut, and without knowing the blade geometry we cannot say for sure which is sharper his sword or a katana,

    but the thing si that the way it is worded it imply that european sword are less sharp than japanese (it is not even the first time it is implied in the novel either i think it was also implied during the hunter school ark when they talked about Maevis sword) , and that’s my problem this is completely false european sword weren’t less sharp by katana, european sword sword have a large spectrum of of blade geometry, yes some are less sharp than katana but they also had a lot of sword that are definitely sharper than katana (the katana isn’t even the sharpest japanese sword, its ancestor the tachi is way sharper but was ultimately replaced because it is too brittle against armor), that’s why this genralization is wrong. And what’s annoying is that this genralization is everywhere in japanese isekai, in european fantasy, in movies etc, if author could do research and stop spreading misinformation like people in the medieval era never washed, european sword were blunt, a knight can’t get up if he fall with his armor, that would be great.

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    • Uhm…
      have you ever cut the meat?
      You must “Press” the knife in order to cut the meat no matter how sharp the knife is, right?
      But if you can “swing” your butcher knife, you don’t need to “press”, right?
      And if you have a surgery knife, you can cut meat without “press” or “swing”, right?

      I heard that Japanese Swords can cut Daikon (Raddish) into half and put it back like nothing.

      PS: It’s just some random knowledge, so I be wrong.

      Anyway, whenever I heard of an European sword, my imagine is a strong and powerful sword.
      While Japanese sword is a fragile and sharper sword.

      By the way, you can blame us to get that so-called “misinformation” because we get it from Western Video game, fantasy, movies (not japanese one)
      I play the game series name “1602AD, 1503, 1404, etc”,
      the public bath is something for NOBLE and HIGH GRADE CITIZEN.
      I believe Commoners only have the “well” to get water.
      This is also the cause of “Black Death”
      Which is the Middle Earth Era, later than the Medieval Era
      (Normal people would think the people even before that Era barely washed themselves)

      I also believe the Vikings wear horn helmet like the most of the Westerner besides the Vikings themselves.

      You might be someone research history so you get more accuaracy or indeep information. But you can’t blame us to get “misinformation” from the Western source of information itself.

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  7. btw i have heard the reason why katanas cut better has to do with how the edge is made not with sharper swords or anything like that. (yes sharper swords do cut better but the sharper the blade the more easily the sharpness is lost from what ive heard (the edge is worn away)(also this one is my opinion but i dont think they had very sharp swords back then at least compared to what we think is sharp today because of multiple reasons (techniques, technology, care, wear and tear, etc)) Wester swordsare are similar to

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    but less flat and more angled so they have to push material outwards more instead of the katanas that are similar to

    \
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    but more angled so they kinda glide through the material instead of pushing through it like western swords do. This knowledge comes from a show called modern marvels. (educational show that was on discovery channel once on comcast)

    Also from what I have heard from interviews from actual people who make katanas and swords they say that katanas making techniques were so good that eve modern techniques cannot make them better (whcih cannot be said of wester swords)

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