Chapter 100 – Although I’m only level 1 but with my unique skill I’ve grown from venturing into dungeons
Though the person in front of my eyes had a pompous feeling around her, however, she gave me a sort of air around her that made her feel friendly.
[Aurum…..Isn’t that the same name as this dungeon?] (Ryouta)
[Instead of it being the same, it’s correct to say that all of this is me.] (Aurum)
[…..Are you perhaps the spirit of this dungeon?] (Ryouta)
[Didn’t I say I was a God just now.] (Aurum)
Aurum inched closer to me, and did a chopped on my forehead, making a squishy sound.
It didn’t hurt, it’s similar to someone doing a tsukkomi act(comedy skit).
[Well, it isn’t really convincing when my body does look like the monsters around here. Wanna try and defeat me? If you manage to defeat me you would get loads of gold bar.] (Aurum)
Aurum said while having a mischievous smile across her face.
Though she’s a monster and I can defeat her, but with this pace plus she’s sort of cute, I don’t think I could bring myself to defeat someone who could converse so casually with me.
[Hey, what’s your name?] (Aurum)
[It’s Satou Ryouta.] (Ryouta)
[Satou? Ryouta? What a weird name.] (Aurum)
That’s cause it’s not a name of this world.
[But still how long has it been, roughly around a few hundred years since I’ve last met a human being. Still, you would have to conquer the dungeon and defeat the rarest monster above this floor with only a 0.000000001% of dropping in order for the door to open, so I guess it can’t be help.] (Aurum)
[A few hundred years? Wait but I thought Aurum was just recently born not too long ago?] (Ryouta)
[Oh? So you don’t know anything about it?] (Aurum)
Aurum’s eyes were wide open.
[We’ve been here this whole time, it’s just whether we’ll get to become a dungeon or not.] (Aurum)
[Is that how it works? Wait we?] (Ryouta)
Aurum nodded while putting on a serious expression.
[Don’t tell me there are a total of 118 of you lots?] (Ryouta)
[Oh so you do know bout it~] (Aurum)
[I wonder if it’s cause I know about it, or maybe because I know about the periodic table.] (Ryouta) (TLN: 水兵リーベ, I looked up this word, I thought it was some word for jap people to memorize the hiragana, then it was actually just the periodic table)
[What’s that?] (Aurum)
[Nah it’s nothing, just talking to myself.] (Ryouta)
[Fuuun, well it’s alright. It’s been more than 300 years since I’ve seen a human, I’m bored so could you stay and talk about what’s been happening around the world. Of course it wouldn’t be free. So how about this much?] (Aurum)
Aurum reached out her hands.
She then pulled out her sleeves which showed her white fingers and after a while, a mountain of golden bars were stacked on top of her palm.
Well saying it’s a mountain was an exaggeration, but it was probably the same size as a cardboard box.
The reflection of the shiny golden colour, just by staring at it for a moment one could tell it would hit the trillion unit which in another meaning blinded my sights.
Money is great and having it would certainly make one happy, this truly was a great offer.
[Sure, if it’s this much.] (Ryouta)
[What? This is not enough for ya? If that’s the case—-] (Aurum)
[Moreover are you alright?] (Ryouta)
Aurum who was caught in surprise, open her eyes wide and closed them.
[By alright, you meant me?] (Aurum)
[What’re you saying, of course I’m fine~] (Aurum)
I’m pretty sure Aurum has some haughtiness within her.
Though at the same time she has her friendly side of her too.
I further confirmed.
As I looked at her—-it was a feeling that it wasn’t just my imagination.
The villagers in Indole.
The other peoples that I’ve met, the atmosphere that they had.
One after another, they were rushing through my head like a running lamp.
It was the same with me.
It was the same back in my former world when I was working in a company.
Incompetent people, where we are blessed with the environment and giving of an air of forcing human beings to do their bidding.
Aurum had that sort of air around her.
Even though it was hard to understand, but it’s certain that she carries that air around her.
[Wh, what’s with that face.] (Aurum)
[What do you wish for?] (Ryouta)
[Wh, what are you saying.] (Aurum)
[…..Haah, I guess I’m still not at that level yet. Well, it can’t be help, I definitely missed having people over for the first time in 300 years.] (Aurum)
Aurum let out a sigh, and she had a thin smile on her face.
[I wanna see the outside world.] (Aurum)
[Yeah, outside the dungeon. From my first memory, since the day I was born I was already inside this dungeon and have been staying here ever since.] (Aurum)
[This entire time?] (Ryouta)
[Didn’t I mention that this body resembles that of a monster? So I can’t get out of this dungeon, let alone going out of this room.] (Aurum)
[…..That’s unfortunate.] (Ryouta)
I have fully understood the girl’s wishes.
It’s a normal and an obvious thing, a very easy and simple wish.
Not being able to leave since the day you were born, that’s why if it’s just once she wants to get out of this place.
This sorts of simple wishes are hard to come by.
[Well, it’s an impossible dream anyways. Well since you’re here how long will you be staying over. I have your lovely golden bars. Furthermore, since you’ve heard of my wishes, hang out with me for awhile. Please.] (Aurum)
After saying that, Aurum winked at me.
Hiding away her haughtiness, she was showing much friendliness.
At the same thing something else leaked out.
Since I’m here so I should spend some days with her, that wasn’t a lie. Though I understood that because she couldn’t go out that’s why staying here was the best option.
That was a product of giving up.
That, was something fascinating to watch.
[Wai, what—] (Aurum)
I pointed the muzzle of my gun in between her eyebrows and pulled the trigger silently.
It was the Infinite Lightning Bullet, and together with the maxed Enhanced Bullet at work, it made the gothic loli girl’s body charred in a single shot.
After being electrocuted, the girl’s’ body plopped down on the ground and immediately turned into a gold bar.
All sides were roughly 1 meter—–So it’s around a 1 cubic meter cube of gold bar.
[Now this is certainly an awesome gold bar.] (Ryouta)
While saying that, I lifted the gold bar.
It was really heavy. Compare to Emily’s hammer it was much more heavy, and even with my Strength S, the weight can be felt across my arms.
I caught the gold bar on my palm and left the hidden room covered with gold.
Aurum Dungeon, fourth floor.
I went back the way I came—–before I left I checked the stairs that led to the hidden room, it was still there and it’s probably unlikely to disappear for some time.
I held the gold with confidence and head outside.
The third floor, second floor, and first floor.
I went outside without meeting anyone on the way. Though I saw several villagers in the village square, I sneakily went out so as to not be seen by anyone.
After leaving the village, I was on top of a mountain where I brought the gold bar over.
I placed the gold on the ground and while I was at it I placed a gold dust too and took a distance.
A place where there were no one around—–a perfect distance to hatch rogue monster.
I waited for some time.
Eventually she hatched from the gold bar.
It was exactly the same as when I first met her, even her damaged loli clothing returned to her original figure without any problems.
Her first voice was a surprise as Aurum looked around with a look of not knowing what’s happening.
[Th, this is…] (Aurum)
[Aurum….it’s the outside of the dungeon.] (Ryouta)
[Yeah, well since you were the same as any other monsters so I thought it might work. So if you make yourself into an item and bring it outside you would just be turned into a rogue monster.] (Ryouta)
[Well you can do that, but it’s really bad.] (Aurum)
[Well it’s true that you can come out once you’re a rogue monster, but at the same time you can’t go back in. Since I can only be at that floor. If I were to return again, the floors would disappear halfway and if I were to disappear I would not drop anything.] (Aurum)
[That’s fine.] (Ryouta)
[What is.] (Aurum)
I pointed at her feet.
The gold dust hatched at the same time as her.
The golden dust rogue monster, the little devil that looked like Bonbon.
[This is——Hyan!] (Aurum)
Instead of explaining it’s faster to just show it, thus I shot the little devil and it instantly died.
The lightning bullet blackened the little devil in a flash.
Immediately something dropped.
What was dropped on the ground was the lightning bullet instead of gold dust.
[Eh? What is going on?] (Aurum)
[With this it lets me drop it once more, and I can just return you to that room again.] (Ryouta)
[I can return?] (Aurum)
Aurum had her eyes wide opened, and was stunned.
[With that, you should enjoy the outside world with ease.] (Ryouta)
Finally she could go out——as if it finally hit her consciousness that her dream came true.
Aurum turned around and looked at the ever expanding scenery.
A world where you can see from the top of the mountain.
Well because everything drops in dungeons, there weren’t anything though on the contrary you can see a beautiful green world.
[This is…..what outside looks……] (Aurum)
Aurum was deeply touched.
The expression that was depressed a while ago was gone.
Looking at her, I was glad that I took the bird out of the basket.
[……Thank you.] (Aurum)
After some time, she said that while looking at the scenery.
[Thank you for bringing me out.] (Aurum)
[If you enjoyed it then it was worthwhile to carry you here.] (Ryouta)
[But is this the end, what a waste to return back.] (Aurum)
[Last? Why?] (Ryouta)
[Didn’t I tell you that the probability of the door opening was 0.000000001％, it’ll probably take hundreds of years.] (Aurum)
[If that’s the case then there’s no problem, since my drop rate is at a 100%.] (Ryouta)
Aurum raised her voice in a dumbfounded manner.
[W, why?] (Aurum)
[It’s part of my ability, what’s more don’t you think it’s weird that the rogue monster even dropped something?] (Ryouta)
[Now that you mention…..] (Aurum)
[Now that you know, I can then occasionally bring you out.] (Ryouta)
[Oh, please do!] (Aurum)
Aurum smiled that showed her youth, came and hugged me.
She was soft and light, it was the opposite feeling of the gold bar, and without thinking I nodded.
I tried to return Aurum to the dungeon in her gold bar form.
However, when I shot her with a lightning bullet, the dropped gold bar doubled.
Well if a rogue monster drops something, things will change, and the dropped item would be better than the previous item in most cases.
Aurum herself was no exception, she became two gold bar.
Thus I carried it and returned to the dungeon—-Though as expected it was rather heavy.
Even though she would return to her own weight, but now the weight has doubled.
Even with my S Strength it made my muscles tremble as I was carrying it.
Since it was too heavy, I had to place the gold bar down and took a rest.
Aurum you’re heavy……..wait, if I were to tell that to a girl I got a feeling they would unleash their wrath on me.
Well, a few hundred years—–if she continued to be trapped here, even if it was a thousand years I don’t think she would be able to leave. Thus seeing her smile when she left, I did not mind helping at all.
Besides her, there are other dungeons similar to her.
[So there are 118 of them…..so another 117 more to go huh.] (Ryouta)
In Shikuro there’s already Teruru, Nihonium, Silicon and Arsenic.
What that means was that in this world there are others like Aurum hidden somewhere in the dungeon.
[Let’s try meeting them all.] (Ryouta)
Just when I was about to get used to the dungeon, a new goal was set.
I don’t know whether it’s the spirit of the dungeon or it’s actually God, but I’ve decided to come into terms with their existence.
[Ah, there you are!] (Alice)
[Alice, what’s wrong?] (Ryouta)
[Uhmm Ryouta—-what’s that!] (Alice)
Alice who ran here from the village was surprised by the gold bar.
[Take a deep breath, you seem to be looking for me in panic, what’s wrong?] (Ryouta)
[Ah that’s right, it’s bad Ryouta.] (Alice)
[So what seems to be the problem?] (Ryouta)
[The drops in the dungeon has doubled from awhile ago.] (Alice)
[Everyone has gotten double drop, what’s happening? Because it was so sudden people were worried, but is it okay?] (Alice)
[Double drop….] (Ryouta)
I caught sight of the gold bars that I placed at my feet.
The doubled gold bars, and Aurum who was touched when she saw what was outside.
[…….I wonder which was it.] (Ryouta)
[No it’s nothing.] (Ryouta)
Though I don’t know which was it, but I decided to think it as the latter.
It was more worth it if it’s that.
[The drops being doubles should be of no problem, so please tell everyone that the drops would be doubled from now on.] (Ryouta)
[I got it!] (Alice)
Alice ran back.
I saw her back as she ran, and I looked at Aurum who has doubled.
I wanted to see Teruru and the rest as I began to think about it.
I wonder what colour I should be putting for Aurum, cause she seemed to be the next girl for Ryouta…
It’s been announced at the next chapter!