🔰 Chapter 1 - A betrayed warrior

Sain, the leader of the Hero's group, walked up to me and said:

"I'm sorry, but from now on, you're out of the group"

"Why? I've been with you for a long time."

We've been friends since childhood, we've been together since we left our hometown, and we've been supporting each other all these years.

And it's not only with him, but also with the other three members.

Nei, the warrior, Soara, a priest, and Lisa, the witch.

The five of us together form this group of  "White fangs".

It is true that lately I have felt like a burden. And that my abilities have not continued to increase compared to my companions.

But still, this is all very sudden.

"You know why, Toru".

"I still have time to improve. You are about to be chosen as the Hero, you will go on many adventures, take me with you as a warrior too".

"That's exactly why, my debut as a Hero is crucial, getting good results is necessary. It would not be right if my best friend dies in our first battle, please understand me.

Why do I notice little empathy in his words?

I want to know

These words that are coming from my best friend... Someone I have loved so much, they sound so empty.

I turn my attention to my girlfriend Lisa, I am sure she will support me in this.

"I think Sain is right, Toru can't be in this group anymore. I'm sure he'll die soon, he's not someone who's on our level anymore.

"Lisa...?"

I never imagined that she would say something like that.

And what was most worrying, is that for some reason, she couldn't look at me.

Suddenly, my eyes fell on her right hand.

There was a ring on his ring finger that I didn't recognize.

It's funny, that's supposed to be the ring I gave her.

Lisa notices my glance and quickly hides her right hand.

I look at the other three.

And all four were wearing the same ring.

My eyes turned glassy, and deep inside I thought.

Is that the reason? Was I getting in their way?

My girlfriend cheated on me with my best friend

But when did it happen?

How could I not have realized that all this time?

I don't know... Maybe this is my paranoia talking and I'm just imagining things.

Anyway, there was no place for me here anymore.

"Now that everything is clear, return to the village in silence, and support our future triumphs from a distance"

"Son of a bitch!"

In a fit of anger, I punched Sain in the face.

I knew that nothing would be solved if I hit him, but I couldn't stand it.

This guy knew that Lisa and I were engaged, and he still did it.

More than anything, I was disgusted with myself for being so soft.

I couldn't see the true nature of the man I thought was my best friend.

As Sain stood up, he made a notch in his face.

He was making fun of me for being so gullible.

He was good no matter what I did, he was handsome, he was strong, and he was chosen as the Hero.

should have hit him more, but I am devastated by all that happened.

"Stop! You're disgusting!"

"You're not worth it, Toru"

"You're scum!"

Our three childhood friends are all defending him at the same time.

While Lisa stared at me.

It was enough to make my wounded heart bleed.

"Here, I'll give it back to you! Now get out of here!"

“!?”

Lisa had thrown me the ring I gave her. It hit my chest and rolled on the table.

All the customers in the tavern turned their eyes towards us.

"Forgive him, Lisa. It's normal for Toru to be confused by all this."

"It's true, I acted inappropriately, I'm sorry, Toru."

I was speechless. In front of everyone, I was the one who was acting wrong.

And Lisa didn't feel any guilt about betraying me.

The days we had spent together began to fade quickly.

I'm tired of this.

I don't want to have anything to do with the lot of you anymore.

I'm getting out of this place, and out of this disgusting group.

"The four of you have been good to me. Take care of yourselves, goodbye."

"It's good that you accept it."

"Yeah, good luck out there, see you."

I grabbed the ring and left the tavern.

Goodbye, ex-comrades, and lover.


"Stop! You're disgusting!"

I left the city, and continued on my way through the meadow.

I didn't decide where I would go, I just wanted to get away from all of them as soon as possible.

I'm a complete loser...

I opened my right hand and stared at the ring.

When I gave her this, she was really happy.

She even accepted my proposal.

I gritted my teeth and started to cry.

"From now on, I will take a new path. There is no need for this."

I stopped, took a deep breath, and threw the ring far out into the meadow.

I am so frustrated that I feel like I'm going to die. I really want to kill Sain right now.

But I'm not going to do that. He is my ex-best friend, even if he is a piece of shit.

And killing him won't bring Lisa back to me.

"AAAAAAAAAAAAH!!! Shit, shit, shit, shit!"

I sat down and punched my fist in the dream.

Unprocessed emotions swirled around me, interrupting my thoughts.

Normally I wouldn't do something like that, but even for a man of manners like me, this pain was unbearable.

My heart screams in pain as it tears my body apart from within.

What was wrong with me? And what was good about him?

What was I to her?

What did she think when she slept with him?

How can she betray me and not care?

There is no one to answer the questions that arise in me.

I didn't stop punching until my knuckles bled and I could finally calm down.

I hope this helps clear my mind at least a little.

Although, I still feel sad.

Let's think about the future.

For now, let's go to a neighboring country and start over.

I'm not sure what to do yet.

And I don't know if I can do things right either.

  • LVL: 20
  • Name: Toru Eiban
  • Age: 25
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Human
  • Job: Warrior

Skills

  • Damage Reduction: LVL 2
  • Body Enhancement: LVL 3
  • Experience Savings: LVL 9
  • Magic Savings: LVL 9
  • Skills Experience: LVL 9
  • Job Savings: LVL 8
  • Skill Savings: LVL 8
  • UP skill effect: LVL 10

I am aware that I do not have the best Stats.

I have many skills, but they are all useless.

At best, they can be used to reduce damage, strengthen the body, and increase the effectiveness of the skills.

This mysterious "saving" skill, which I have named after myself, is useless as a whole.

The use of the skill is unknown, even if I ask an expert to examine the stats, they cannot give me an answer, it is an unknown skill, and it is also unknown whether or not it is an automatic activation skill. Unknown, unknown, all unknown skills.

If only I had an ability as strong as Sain's, I wouldn't be in this situation.

Not that I'm a hero, but compared to him, my stats are crap.

It's a shame, but it's an undeniable truth that I'm a burden.

I'm not sure what I can do with this. I don't even know how to use it to my advantage.

It's very common for people to treat me as a burden when I'm twenty years old, and I have these skills.

"Arf! Arf!"

A black demon dog just appeared in front of me.

I drew the sword I had on my back, and I held it tightly.

"Here I go!"

*Pained whimper*

In the blink of an eye, the demon was lying on the ground.

It's the kind of monsters I had a hard time with when I left town, and now it's not a problem for me.

Crack, crack, crack.

There was a sound like glass breaking inside me.

《Notice: Since the experience value savings LvL has reached the upper limit, it will pay 100 times more >>

《Notice: the payment has been multiplied by ten due to the effect of the skill effect UP》

《Notice: LvL became 300》

《Notice: The current race cannot maintain its body. Beginning physical reconstruction》

《Notice: Completion of physical reconstruction. The race has become a Dragonoid》

The messages appear in front of me.

I... Am I no longer human?


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