Stani, a remote town in the Kingdom of Petadaus.
It was here that we were surprised by the spectacle that met our eyes.
"Is this.... The land of the elves?"
There were many elves in the city.
Behind them, there were humans wearing collars.
Merchants, knights, adventurers, Individuals of all kinds are elves.
The situation is completely opposite to the island we come from.
"Is there a problem?"
"No, everything is fine."
This is the norm here, and as outsiders, it's probably not something we should interfere with.
But I think the status of humans in this country is definitely low.
"Master, are you thirsty?"
"Yes, a little."
Kaede heads to a stall selling cold fruit juice.
However, as soon as she took out her wallet, she seemed to notice that there was no money in it.
Kaede's eyes glaze over and she asks for help.
We're in trouble.
I don't have any money either.
Next to me, however, Monica takes out her wallet and pays the store owner.
"Thank you very much. I'll pay you back later."
"It's okay, it's normal for me to pay. After all, you saved my life."
Monica bought enough fruit juice for all of us.
It was a nice cold orange drink, sweet and refreshing.
I peeked into the back of the store, curious about how the drink was chilled.
There, a metal box made a strange sound, and the owner opened the lid of the box and took out the thin ice.
I had never seen a machine like that.
As the king of Lastoria said, the mainland seems to have more advanced technology than the island.
"Whew, that's good. I could drink this for hours."
"Would you like some?"
Frau and Panda are sharing a drink.
I'm glad they've become so close.
And this drink is really delicious.
''Master, shouldn't we earn money as soon as possible?''
I totally agree with Kaede's words.
If we don't have money, we won't be able to indulge in any sightseeing.
Let's start by earning some money.
As suck, I decided to go to the adventurer's guild.
"It's very similar to the one we have back home."
"Being an adventurer is one of the oldest professions. There's nothing strange about the similarities between here and there."
The guild on this continent was the same as the one at home.
The only difference was that there was a small bookstore in the building.
"It sells books that the adventurers need. When they finish reading them, they sell them back to the guild and another adventurer buys them."
"Wow, how interesting."
Here they are actively trying to get them to gain knowledge.
I knew we were somewhat similar, but this is very different.
But when you realize the details, the adventurers here are divided into two types: those who study hard and those who drink in the guild taverns.
The ones drinking are pretty rowdy, and for all intents and purposes, they don't look like the type to read a book.
"Can I use this card?"
"Let me take a look at it."
I presented my adventurer's card at the front desk.
The staff member checked the front and back of the card several times and tilted her head.
"Is this really an adventurer's card?"
"If it doesn't work, it doesn't matter."
"Just to be clear, this card cannot be used here."
The guilds here and back home are quite different.
With that, we decided to register with the guild.
"I would like a quest where I can earn a lot of money."
"Master, how about this quest?"
Kaede gave me a paper of a quest that was to kill a Chimera.
The Chimera is a monster that didn't exist back home.
I'm suddenly very interested.
And the reward isn't bad either.
Let's go hunting right now.
We jumped on top of the Behemoths and ran fast across the meadow.
The nearby monsters start to flee, and the people hunting those monsters flee as well.
"Ichiro, there really is a Chimera around here, isn't there?"
Thanks to [Master Tamer], I can vaguely communicate with the Behemoth.
So I talked to Ichiro about the Chimera, and he said he could tell where it was by its scent, so I asked him to take me to it.
Ichiro went in a straight line and the other two split off in two different directions.
"Could that be it?"
A monster that looked like a combination of three creatures: a lion's head and body, with a goat's hind legs and a second goat-shaped head, as well as a snake-like tail.
As soon as the Chimera saw Ichiro, it fled like a rabbit.
However, Bechjiro and Bechisu blocked its escape route, and Ichiro completely blocked its exit.
The Chimera suddenly collapsed with its eyes clear white.
When I went down to check on it, I discovered it wasn't breathing.
I guess it's called death by shock.
Behemoths are intimidating just for being Behemoths, so it might have given up on living when it was surrounded by three of them.
"Master, I have recovered the chimera's corpse."
"Thank you. Let's head back to the city."
We climbed back into the Behemoths and resumed our journey.
"You've already hunted it down!?"
One of the elves who were part of the guild staff shouts in amazement.
It hasn't even been an hour since we accepted the quest. So it's no wonder he's astonished.
The Behemoth's paws were too fast.
"How much is the reward?"
"Well... It's in good condition, and you also brought several other parts that were in the quest. So around 1.2 million."
One of the materials the guild was requesting was the fang of a chimera, but since we brought it in whole, the reward went through the roof.
We took the money and left the guild.
"We should feast well on this money."
"Can we go back to drinking some of that fruit juice? Panda says he wants some more."
Panda flies around me as if demanding that drink.
Did you like that drink so much? Actually I did too, so let's buy it again.
Just as I was about to head to the drink stall, five men blocked my way.
"Hey, inferior race, you just got a lot of money in the guild. Give it to us now."
"...You want my money?"
The elves had scars on their faces, as well as a bad temper.
Wherever we go, there's always a jerk.
Monica starts to panic.
Frau approaches me.
"My lord, do you want me to take care of them?"
"No, I'll do it."
I step forward.
"You're a stupid human, maybe if you had run away, you wouldn't be dead now."
The leader of the group drew his sword.
I guess they are adventurers too, since they know we took the money.
That's not my problem though, how am I going to deal with these guys? Any move I make can wreak havoc on the place.
And the last thing I want is to attract any unwanted attention.
I'll try to stop him.
I threw a punch at the elf, stopping right in front of his face.
The man's face was shaken by a strong shockwave.
The nearby buildings shook a little. Looks like this level of force will be enough to scare them.
I threw another punch into the air, causing all the elves to tremble in fear.
I'm still holding back, even though I'd like to use all my power.
If I really wanted to hurt them, I would have already killed them with a single punch.
The man in front of me sat on the ground, his crotch wet.
"Let's get the hell out of here!"
"What should we do?"
"Who is that human!?"
When I looked up at the other four elves, they shouted and ran off.
"Well done, Master."
"Are you all well?"
Kaede looks captivated and wags her tail in delight.
Frau was patting Monica on the cheek to wake her up. She had fainted from fright.
"Hey, get up."
"Huh!? What's wrong?"
"Nothing, now get up. We want to go drink juice, so you're coming with us."
Frau and Panda dragged Monica to the drink stand.