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Chapter 167 Victory

They chose to hold the competition at the foot of the western City wall.

 

As for the spectators, in addition to Roland, there were also Iron Axe, Sir Pine, Brian and all the members of the Witch Alliance.

 

Plus, a fat pigeon who was squatting on the floor and looking upwards.

 

In order to avoid an incident where other people were accidently hit by bullets, everyone who wanted to follow the test had to board and sit on the wall. Furthermore, the two fighters, the Chief Knight Carter Landis and the extraordinary witch Ashes would both be fighting close to the wall.

 

Carter’s attire was no longer like the heavy knight armor he wore in the past, rather he now wore leather clothes which were easy to move in. He even had a custom-made holsters at his waist, giving him the opportunity to insert a revolver on both the left and right sides separately.

 

In addition there was also a knife fitted horizontal on his back, which could be used in the case of an emergency. But Roland knew, if Carter had to fall back to using the knife during the fight with an extraordinary, it would be better to just throw in the towel.

 

Ashes was still wearing the same dress as usual, a black robe covered her whole body while her black hair was tied into a ponytail, which was falling naturally down behind her. Seemingly completely ignoring that this would create an extra weakness for herself. The only difference with now was, that the clothes wrapped around her great sword had been uncovered, showing her dark brown blade, which reflected almost no light.

 

It was exactly like Roland had expected, the sword surface was totally uneven, completely unlike a well-forged weapon’s. And because of the lack of maintenance she had provided to her weapon, the weapon had already begun to rust at the places where pieces had been cut out of it.

 

When the two stepped on to the stage, Carter constantly adjusted their position, until they had a distance of around 15 meters between each other. At this distance, during his training he would have a more than 80% firing accuracy. Taking the two pistols out of his holsters, Carter checked for the last time whether there were any issues with the bullets or the barrel.

 

Roland had Echo mimic and amplify his voice, “The rules of the duel are very simple:

-You are not allowed to move before the starting signal!

-You can always throw in the towel!

– As long as one of you do not receive an instant-kill, Nana’s healing ability will be able to soon restored you to your original state!

Are there any questions left?”

 

After waiting for a moment and seeing that neither of them had anything to say, Roland went on and said, “When the bell rings, the duel will begin!”

 

Ashes silently sized up her opponent. As an extraordinary, most of the time, she just listened to her instincts when fighting. Furthermore, Tilly had also made it possible for her to take lessons from the best fencing masters in the palace, but she had always felt that these skills had only helped her in a minimal way.

 

Her opponent this time was the Prince’s Chief Knight, but contrary to his rank, he didn’t bear the common sword and shield, or spear equipment, he wasn’t even dressed in his usual armor. The weapons in his hands looked very strange, but according to its shape, it obviously couldn’t be regarded as a dagger or any other weapon related to the close fighting category. That meant that there was only one possibility left, it had to be similar to hand crossbows, which was a long-range striking weapon.

 

Against an extraordinary, crossbows were no threat at all, at least this was what she had learned on her own during a lot of fights. As long as it was a hand crossbows, she could even catch the flying arrows empty-handed. But when she looked at the Prince’s confident expression, she knew that the weapons in her opponent’s hands were more than likely not as simple a thing as an ordinary crossbow.

 

Her instincts told her, that she should close in to the knight as soon as possible, rather than waiting for the other side to release his external attack. Because of this plan, before the duel even started, Ashes thrust her sword into the ground, taking a pose that gave off no threat, but this was actually the most effective way for her to deal with an opponent using a crossbow.

 

At this moment, the crisp sound of a bell ringing could be heard coming from the direction of the wall.

 

Almost at the same time, Ashes firmly grasped the sword handle, putting all of her power into moving it forward. Throwing soil, grass, and even gravel into the sky with the wide side of her blade, letting it splash in the direction of the knight and forming a wall of sand between them.

 

The Chief Knight’s reaction was also very fast, releasing a burst of flame from the arms in his hands, accompanied by a huge roar. But Ashes didn’t see any arrows flying out of them, which means that he had either forgotten to install them or that they were coming too fast for her to see. Compared with the first option that would be considered an idiot mistake, Ashes thought that the latter option was much more likely.

 

Under the cover of the sand screen, Ashes started her sprint. Within the blink of an eye, the distance between the two of them was narrowed to half while the sand screen had still not yet completely landed on the ground. Most people would subconsciously try to avoid being covered by the flying dirt, so as long as she could interrupt the other side from continuing to shoot, Ashes has most likely already won.

 

But Carter did not move from his position, he completely disregarded the sand hitting his face, squinting his eyes together while constantly following the movement of the extraordinary with his weapons, once again pulling the triggers of his weapons and sending out another burst of flames and a roar.  On a conditional reflex Ashes stepped to the side, but until now she had still not seen any arrows or any other projectiles coming at her, while the knight also didn’t show any movement of pulling any strings or having to prepare the next arrow.

 

This new weapon could probably be launched continuously, but since the first two consecutive shot have missed, the outcome has already been decided!

 

Closing the last ten steps in the blink of an eye, she had already appeared in front of the knight, holding her sword vertical, pressing her feet against the ground preparing to directly smash into the knight. Normally being hit by such an impact, her opponent would not die instantly, but it should still be enough to cause him to faint. Even if he were able to hold on with his strong battle will, the crushed bones in his chest would still make him completely lose the ability to fight.

 

In last breath before the moment of impact, Ashes could hear, for the third time, the bursting sound coming from the other side. Then a moment later, she felt as her sword was hit, followed by a crisp breaking sound and her right abdomen then suddenly becoming numb, it felt as if it had been severely grabbed by someone.

 

Almost at the same time, her whole body smashed into Carter’s chest, directly sending him into the air, making him draw an arc and then sliding over the ground.

 

Until now, she had such a strong battle-will that she was able to totally disregard her waist injury. But just then, as if she had gotten a hit to her head, a strong sense of dizziness suddenly came over her mind. She staggered two steps forward, nearly falling to the ground as if her extraordinary magic had directly poured out of her body like water from a broken flask, causing her limbs to become unbearable heavy.

 

Ashes had to use her sword to hold up her body, and the previous numb wound then started to turn into a searing pain, it felt as if a part of her waist was now missing. Looking down she could even see her own viscera spilling out. Biting her tongue, she kept herself from falling.

 

In Roland’s eyes, the whole process of the duel didn’t last much longer than four or five seconds. He saw how the extraordinary witch threw dirt towards Carter, while he started to launch his own assault. During the middle, Ashes once changed her direction but by then she had already severely collided with the Knight’s body. But within this short moment of time, Carter was still able to shot three rounds of bullets, which was beyond what Roland had thought would be possible.

 

Having to face the unusual fast approaching Ashes, I’m afraid even if I only had to follow the opponents movements closely, it would already have been awfully difficult for me to achieve, but he could not only follow her and aim but he was even able to shoot at her three times, fully proving that the title of Chief Knight wasn’t for show. The fact that the first two rounds had missed was totally normal, in fact, if Ashes had continued to use her speed and changed her direction, I’m afraid Carter shots would have never hit her.

 

The key part was in the third round, in the final five or six meters. During that part, Ashes was holding her great sword in front of her chest as a shield and had gone in a straight line for the impact.

 

If it was a crossbow or even heavy crossbow, even if they hit against her sword, they wouldn’t have caused any impact to an extraordinary. But the 12mm caliber ammunition together with the steel warheads at that distance would show an unparalleled power.

 

Roland then saw black fragments splattering into the air, soon followed by blood and gore. When Ashes finally stood firmly again, the Prince discovered that a large part of her waist was now gone, giving the impression as if there was a beast that had chewed out a large chunk of meat out of her. Her guts had also fallen out of her wound, and were hanging down the side of her body.

 

Looking at her sword he saw that the lower part of the great sword now had a bowl-shaped gap in it. Probably caused by when the bullet had gone through her sword, the unstable warhead and the broken-out pieces of her sword had hit into her waist, causing her such an immense wound.

 

Even while seriously injured, she had still not fainted. Only by purely relying on her extraordinary power could she still stand upright on the battlefield, showing off her terrible physical power. If it were the lead balls from before or only the bullet, I am afraid she could have just ignored them. Maggie was the first one who arrived at Ashes side. With a face full of anxiety, she tried to hold her friend up, but unfortunately, her figure was so short, that she could only grab Ashes around her legs.

 

Nana was also already rushing in the direction of Carter to treat him, while Roland instead quickly moved in front of Ashes.

 

Seeing him appear, it seems she had only waited for this moment.

 

“I won…” Finishing what she wanted to say, she didn’t even wait for Roland’s reaction, she instead fell straight against his shoulders.


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  • Xegqu

    Thanks for the chapter.

  • Staff of Narayana

    With leather armor, I imagine Carter only need a pair of boots and a cowbow hat for a complete cosplay. 😀

  • phyrigia

    Not sure but written that “her whole body smashed into Carter’s chest” so that means like a bull attack instead?

  • ambi

    Thanks for the chapter Roxerer, Jatz, and Rene J.! She won?! That confidence.

  • Minh Huy Truong

    A draw…… but rather a pyrrhic draw. If carter was armed with modern weaponry then a bloody and gory death would be guaranteed for ashes
    ps: anybody thought about shipping Ashes and Carter( those 2 kids will be awesome)

  • Oak

    Thanks for the chapter

  • Aldrich Castillo

    Yeah but considering he couldnt aim for her head, or anywhere that would kill her faster than nana’s travel time down the wall …. Wouldnt it make this carter’s win??

  • Midnight2630

    sure you won… ¬¬”

  • Kuq Ku

    Ashes u cheat! what am I saying Roland u cheat!..

  • VerneJules

    I just had to read this chapter while listening to this music.

  • Cristian N. Hernández

    Thanks for the chapter!

  • DB AV

    As long as she isn’t stupid (too late) Ashes should know that a group of soldier with that equipment can easily subjugate groups two or three times their size.So the result shouldn’t matter that much.

  • someone who isnt an idiot

    Briefly knocked out and relatively undamaged vs dead
    Yeah she won no doubt

  • Nantoka

    Thanks for the chapter :3

  • DudeForDuke

    “I won…” [collapses from blood loss/shock, pain and trauma] – Sure, cupcake.

    Meanwhile, Carter just had someone run into him and sent him skidding on the ground… Not exactly a K.O. Something tells me Ashes’ “victory” ain’t that cemented.

    • Roxerer

      “Normally being hit by such an impact, her opponent would not die instantly, but it should still be enough to cause him to faint. Even if he were able to hold on with his strong battle will, the crushed bones in his chest would still make him completely lose the ability to fight.”

      “If it were the lead balls from before or only the bullet, I am afraid she could have just ignored them.”

      Carter had only a lucky hit because of her bad weapon.

      • DudeForDuke

        That’s only about the force of Usain Bolt running into you (unless Ashes is somehow heavier than 90kg/200+ pounds – which I doubt).

        Would it hurt? Yeah. It’d hurt a lot. Enough to reliably crush someone and cause grievous and life threatening injury? Not particularly. People survive far, far worse forces and trauma all the time.

        • VerneJules

          The damage would probably be at best being hit by a speeding motorcycle, which I believe is enough to cause life-threatening injuries especially since the damage was on his chest. I could just imagine the list of possible internal injuries.

          Still, I’m more worried about Ashes. Her internal organs are hanging out of her stomach. Nana has no means to grow back body parts so they need to push them back. Nana can pretty much heal her to full health but I doubt she could do disinfection.

          • DudeForDuke

            …People survive motorcyle crashes all the time, dude. Even so, the type of forces we’re talking here at <30 MPH. I'm not really interested in doing the math, but Ashes had neither the speed nor the mass to do much damage past what people survive all the time.

            Meanwhile, witch or not, getting practically disemboweled is gonna kill you. And apparently even a badass self-enhancement Guts/The Mountain-level witch still can pass out quite easily for blood loss. Carter was no where near as bad off as her, however.

            "Still, I'm more worried about Ashes. Her internal organs are hanging out
            of her stomach. Nana has no means to grow back body parts so they need
            to push them back. Nana can pretty much heal her to full health but I
            doubt she could do disinfection."

            She'll be okay. As for Nana's ability, it's difficult to discern. She can't heal back parts that have been removed entirely, we know, but as far as diseases, inflammation and tissue damage caused by infection – there doesn't seem to be any reason she can't repair that. In which case, the body's immune system can take care of the rest even if she can't stop the infection proper.

            • VerneJules

              Even with the total weight of her body and great sword? I could only imagine a broken lungs though. At least I highly believe they were both mortally wounded especially since Nana rushed to Carter first instead of the obviously more fatally wounded Ashes.

              • DudeForDuke

                Might be just because Nana knew Carter and was more concerned over him, even if he was far less injured. She and Carter might not be best buds, but they were together through the Months of Demons and Carter is constantly around the castle and the witches. Compare that with the newcomer who just seemed concerned with taking all the witches out of Border Town. Understandable if he got preferential treatment (although I’m sure Nana still healed her as well).

            • VerneJules

              Nana hasn’t been shown to be able to cure diseases though so I’m worried about the foreign substances that could’ve entered Ashes’ body. I do hope Lily could evolve her magic though to not just preserve foods but to control microorganisms so they wouldn’t have too much problems on diseases, viruses, and infections.

  • icicle

    that was a loss my dear ashes….you are dying

    thanks for the chapter

  • MangoGuy

    the real best finish in a quick draw is both being hit by a third guy…

  • Rico Sebastian

    YES . DOUBLE RELEASE HAPPENING XD

  • watny Abellard

    “I won…” Finishing what she wanted to say, she didn’t even wait for Roland’s reaction, she instead fell straight against his shoulders. She thought she won before fainting lol also she is a muscle head, didn’t remember what the bet was; Roland said I show you that I can protect these witches from the church.
    And what about carter did he faint, this author didn’t tell us but left us guessing( thanks for the cliff hanging author, we all love you)

    • Deman Bloodx

      Yeah, I love these cliff hangers. Two worded cliff hanger, wow! These chinese novelists are amazing. And these are just fan translation, too.

    • leacherfag

      She did also hit him so it’s kind of a draw

      • Neruz

        She hit him hard enough that he literally flew through the air, so he’s probably sporting a few broken bones and a nasty concussion. Fortunately there is a Nana.

        • Dude

          One day when I was younger, my cousin hit me real hard and I “literally” flew through the air, as you say. Thing is that I fell a little farther than where I was, and I simply got up again, with my back kind of hurting, but nothing more, I don’t see why you’d think that’s a killing move.

      • DudeForDuke

        Well, he got hit by the same amount of force you’d have sometimes in American football, rugby or hockey… Yeah, he’s probably hurting, but I don’t see how he’d be anywhere near as bad off as Ashes is.

        Even if she was running at the peak of human speed possible for human muscles and legs, she doesn’t exactly have a lot of mass behind her. No where near a 330-pound running back.

    • Jan D.

      She held back to not kill him, in real fight they would both die… therefore, that’s a draw. Though that’s more than enough for her to admit a loss 😉

      • Inbetweenbooks

        she won/got a draw on the fight.

        The bett, however, is the prince victory.

        All he has to do is point out that when the weapons are used in squads like they are supposed to, dodging suddenly does squat… well, maybe they can bunny jump charge to dodge, but still, no sidestepping the killing zone.

      • NaoSou

        Except that the terms Roland himself proposed was: “If I win”. A draw would still mean he lost the bet.

  • Deman Bloodx

    Holy Cow!!! It’s here! Thank you, F5 key!

  • Grey Human

    It’s probably carter win, eventhough he was thrown into the air, no one knew yet, either he was passed out or still concious. Additionally there is no clear rule about condition of win and defeat, but judging by the wound, i think 45. Magnum cause more severe wound than body push.

    • DudeForDuke

      Yeah. Unless Carter skidded into a conveniently-placed punji pit or off a sheer cliff side, there’s not really any way he could be worse off than Ashes.

  • kirindas

    Thanks for the new chapter! It’s quite the loose victory if you’re in a near death state like that.

  • Inderaa Takamvra

    I hope Ashes die, but of course it’s impossible *spit*

    • leacherfag

      why are you hoping she does? She’s not a bad person.
      and she’s hated roland for a long time since he was the bad guy for a long time

      • watny Abellard

        I think Inderaa Takamvra almost lost an arm like roland did, hahaha.

      • Inderaa Takamvra

        because i’m Roland’s fan? XD

  • popocake

    C’mon Carter, time to show some skilllllzzzz

  • Bryan Chan

    She won the battle but lost the war

    • Dramen

      I’m pretty sure she lost both considering at best she managed to puncture a lung or something in Carter from the strike at worst he only has a few broken bones and a concussion and on the other hand she was pretty much disemboweled and only alive due to the enhancement of just being a witch

      • DudeForDuke

        This. Carter got ran into by a woman. People in sports take hits from huge burly guys running at nearly the same speeds. Protective gear also only does so much (and Carter was wearing leather armor, so that might cushion it slightly). I don’t see how Ashes “won.” She’s barely… she’s not even conscious anymore.

  • 4myzelf

    Carter was probably told to avoid aiming for the head and chest, I’d give the win to team Roland. Especially when the point of the duel was that Roland can fend off the church since his whole army can be equipped with pistols, rifles and a few gatling guns faster than Tilly find witches of great combat prowess

    • phyrigia

      well… witches wouldnt have much uses again the church stones thing… Unless the witches evolves into kind that doesnt even effected by church stones. I believe roland should have train the witches that… who knows Anna can.

      • Dramen

        unfortunately it’s more or less implied the stone’s effect is not something that can be trained against the only witches who can combat the stone’s effect are those with enhancement and enchantment type abilities as the magic is either infused into their own body or infused into a proper vessel

        the best idea on how the stone works is that it forcefully scatters mana that enters its radius thus any witch power that isn’t contained in a physical medium will always be dispersed

      • DudeForDuke

        The stones nullify magical power except for self-enhancing type witches because they rely more on their body than their magic. You can’t really train to overcome that.

        That said, it’s not entirely impossible that Roland or someone else could find a way to counter-act the stones in some way. I doubt it, but it’s possible.

  • Neruz

    Girl you didn’t win, that was a draw at best.

    • phyrigia

      no… roland have Nana … In real battle, Nana would heal Carter. But who would heal the other party?

      • Inbetweenbooks

        nana has limited mana, so on a battlefield level, some people would die due to lack of mana.

        also, in real battle, Ash wouldn’t use the flatt of her blade…

        • Dramen

          also in a real battle I’d never start pulling a gun out of its holster once they’re only 15m away or better yet not try to 1v1 said person and just let a death volley go

    • Dramen

      honestly calling it a draw is far too generous since Ashes said she could fight 3 punishment soldiers and Carter single-handedly pretty much killed her if not for Nana and her healing

      • Neruz

        That’s why I said ‘at best’, best case you look at just the outcome of the duel in a vacuum; they both took each other out (carter is probably seriously injured since he was hit hard enough to literally fly through the air), making it a draw. In practice it’s a Pyrrhic draw, making it functionally a loss.

        • watny Abellard

          what was the bet Neruz? Roland trick her, he wanted to show her that he can kill 3 punishment soldiers to her. In the end she fainted.

      • Empty

        If Carter had a shotgun I bet she would have done for without a chance to be healed

    • VerneJules

      No, she was indeed the last person standing. Despite such injury, she managed to stay conscious until Roland could get to her. She undoubtedly won IF THIS WAS A DUEL.

      Unfortunately, she forgot this fight was simply a test and not a duel.

      • Dramen

        if that is considered a duel and Carter’s loss regardless of her just her using the flat to bash Carter most would call it bs since Carter was just tackled by a woman with a sword at worst internal trauma at best some fractures/concussion

        on the other hand Ashes was disemboweled by a 12mm gun and if Nana didn’t exist would pretty much be dead in the hour, her intestines were literally falling out of her

        and in the context of the test and its implications Roland is more than capable of achieving the town’s safety since Ashes claimed she can fight against 3 Punishment soldiers and she’s at a generous 1 in 1,000 talents of witches on the flip side Carter is an everyman trained to use a gun and brought her down in 1 shot excluding the misses

        • VerneJules

          If Carter was just tackled and knocked out, Nana would’ve rushed to the obviously fatally wounded Ashes first instead. The damage to Carter was most probably life-threatening. Ashes was several times stronger and faster than Punishment Army which were also several times faster and stronger than outstanding soldiers. That’s quite a lot of multiplications. Considering her total body weight with her great sword, we could presume the collision was probably similar to being hit by a motorcycle and the focus of collision was on his chest (you could just name any possibly damaged part like lungs, heart, etc. and you would know it was serious). Ashes on the other hand, while experiencing also a fatal blow, withstood it and kept standing and conscious until she could declare victory. I think that’s remarkable enough to give her credit of winning the “duel” (which unfortunately for her wasn’t a duel).

          Roland had already mentioned the outcome could’ve been worse for Carter if he wasn’t a first-class knight. As stated above, she might not have been hit if she just continued to dash to the sides until Carter ran out of bullets or be close enough to swing her blade. She got owned because she naively tried to do a frontal attack expecting her great sword could shield her from the bullets.

          Yes, Roland was more than capable of defeating the Church in a frontal skirmish. While there are other difficult issue like unifying the church-influenced kingdom, defending against heresy claims, and attacking the Church (located on top of a snowy mountain); this should be an obvious win by Roland in their test.

          • Neruz

            The simple fact that Carter was knocked far enough into the air to draw an actual parabolic arc before hitting the ground again indicates that the impact was definitely car-crash levels. He likely shattered his rib cage and suffered massive internal trauma just from the impact alone, much less the extra damage he would have taken upon hitting the ground.

            And yeah, from the perspective of the test this is definitely Roland’s win; Carter managed to take out Ashes one-on-one, meaning his militia can definitely match the Army of Judges in battle as Ashes can take multiple Judges herself. The fact that the duel setup negated most of the advantages of guns and she still only just barely won it (though it was really more like a draw since without Nana they’d both be dead), says it all.

  • phyrigia

    who… who…ooooo…… this kinda cliffhang… I think why again did Ashes said “I won”? why did she so sure? Who knows if carter is actually okay?

  • Zeth

    Thank you!!!

  • Neruz

    With all that dual pistols practice plus his knight status, Carter is looking like making a damn fine Dragoon.

  • NaoSou

    Thanks!

  • Danis

    You Dead !!!
    Thanks for the chapter 😀

  • MOHLT

    I think this should be called draw? Or Carters victory by default(if he is only unconscious with broken ribs), because Ashes is going to die in minute or two without help of Nana.

    Shorty chapter is shorty.

  • Robinxen

    We still don’t know who won…I mean one’s half dead, the other is…also probably half dead.

  • Kin

    Victory!

  • DudeForDuke
    • mllhild

      Stopping a greatsword with a gun? That would end rather like this
      http://static3.comicvine.com/uploads/original/9/96875/1748904-guts_vs_serpico.jpg

      • Raufgar

        Sure, that would most definitely happen…if Carter was using standard lead core rounds that are engineered to deform upon impact to maximize flesh damage. Just that, in this instance, Roland had equipped him with steel core rounds, which don’t deform so easily, and probably would transmit much more kinetic energy to a small area than a lead bullet would…

    • Nnelg

      What movie is this from, and is it any good?

      • DudeForDuke

        No idea.

    • phyrigia

      there’s actually a Japanese samurai person that can cut a bullet shot. “Isao Machii”.
      If Ashes can be like that, Carter gonna lose instead.

      • DeathDefyin

        You understand that the bullet was timed for him right? And he was shot with a BB. No medieval rusty crap sword without knowledge of current forging practices is going to hold up against a fucking MAGNUM.

      • Frenzy85

        What DeathDeyfin said…

        And not to mention cutting a bullet doesnt stop it. Interfering with its trajectory at that range wont to much good.
        As for blocking… well… there’s a reason why we didnt see shields in WW1 and WW2

    • Raufgar

      If we are purely looking at the Carter vs Ashes duel, that bullet-cutting trick won’t work, because Carter wasn’t packing your standard lead-core copper jacketed rounds, the cores were steel…

      • DudeForDuke

        Well, bullet cutting wouldn’t work regardless. Lead non-jacketed, lead jacketed, or steel cored or not. It’s just pure rule of cool nonsense. Even if you cut the bullet, you’re just successfully turned a single projectile into two, plus spalling micro-projectiles.

        But while it is cool and I’m willing to accept “rule of cool” for awesome visualization… I am glad it didn’t go over-the-top.

        • Raufgar

          Indeedy 🙂

  • MangoGuy

    I tell you pigeons are food!

    • MangoGuy

      Damn that was meant to be good not food

  • MOHLT

    Carter soon:

    Edit: Like in the video, he missed most of the shots…

    • DudeForDuke

      Man, I loved FEAR. Game came out in 2005 and it still has some of the best enemy A.I. ever done in an FPS.

      • MOHLT

        Awesome gunplay and dynamic lightning which even much newer games lack. Still remember running it on 1024×768 CRT monitor and Geforce 6600.

        • DudeForDuke

          It’s particle effects and physics are also still pretty good even today.

        • watny Abellard

          time for the ak-47 or the machine gun, I bet Roland learn a lot in that due in the end he won.

      • mllhild

        It was so fun to pin the guys to wall with steel bolts.
        Also the AI learned how to counter your play style which was awesome.
        Its until today the best FPS single player I played.

  • Proxy Account

    Now, amma just leave a couple of scalpels and those sterile-tweezer things (along with a bottle of Brandy) for Ashes…

  • มีให้วาด ก็อู้ไปเรื่อยๆ

    This cliff is so high. I feel I will cough up blood this time around…
    Please.. Please the full chapter please come today.
    And thus I shall click F5 repeatedly.

  • Empty

    I lol’ed at that fat pigeon

    • mllhild

      Lucky her that Roland is there. Otherwise Iron Axe would have long shot his dinner.

  • Ashes’ victory!¿?

  • Estagon

    Who will win, the Witch or the incarnation of a Male God?
    The bets are open!

  • mllhild

    So Carters family name is Landis. I don’t remember any other character called Landis until now, but if the Author put it there now after 166 chapters then maybe we will get to read of one soon.

    • AllHailEquestria

      actually it’s Lannes(some character names’ translation are inaccurate,Maggie-Maisie,Nana-Nanawa.ect

      • Roxerer

        Nanawa is a surname not a name.
        Maisie and Maggie are both the short form of Margaret , but Maggie is better known in the western world.
        If you want to be correct it should be Lannis and not Lannes, which I previous had but got changed by my editor. And I kept with his Landis because it is also better known. Even word knows Landis while, Lannis and Lannes are unknown 😀
        But anyway, there are many names which don’t have the “one” correct translation, so I hope you give me some leeway, but I’m always open for suggestions.

        • AllHailEquestria

          ha, it’s ok, after all they are just names, no big deal compare to the epic story.You guys did a great job, keep on, best regards from China–sorry for my bad english.XD

        • Atamahead027

          Louis Napoleon Lannes?

        • mllhild

          Transforming them into their English counter parts makes it easier to remember them and any jokes involving names wouldn’t work anyway.
          As long as the names stay constant its good.

          Are you using Word English for UK, US or some other place like ? Since for me Lannes and Lannis sound more english from US and Landis a bit Latin.

          • Roxerer

            I’m using Word English for the US, but you are right the only one I found for Lannis came from the US, while Landis is an English, German, Scandinavian, surname.

            I’m trying to find European names, since the setting should be Europe during the middle age.

  • Just Physics

    Hope the translators will give bonus chapters in this glorious event ,, haaa who am i to speak im just a leecher..

    • MangoGuy

      physics is a good leacher…

      • 『Kumagawa Misogi』

        Harem member acquired

        • MangoGuy

          Maybe chemistry? Biology is pretty good as well

  • Just Physics

    fuwak fuwak suru ze xD

  • MOHLT

    Atleast you could hide chapter’s title for a little tension!

    • Maxi King

      you still don’t know who is victorious

      • SeraphiMaelstrom

        Of course it would be victory for the Demons. The Judgement army arrives unexpectedly fast and they were all caught off guard. Roland was killed. This made Nightingale and Anna suicidal and went on to kill all the Judgement Army that was dispatched to the Border Town. They found out that Ashe knew so they skewered her. They then went on a rampage and killed off all the Judgement Army and the Church leaders. Then went next to Fjord to massacre Tilly and her witches. The Demons arrived and killed every living being. The End.

        • Deman Bloodx

          Too sad! A harem without its eunuched leader, what a waste. Wait, that’s the same.

        • มีให้วาด ก็อู้ไปเรื่อยๆ

          Are that Game of Throne plot? O_o!!

        • Maxi King

          gotta love me some happy ends

  • Danis

    Thank for the chapter 😀

  • Fones2411

    Can’t wait to read Ashes surprised

  • Avarrencus

    I love this kind of cliff

  • john delacruz

    First.

    I smell a double release coming soon.

    Thanks for the hard work guys.

    • มีให้วาด ก็อู้ไปเรื่อยๆ

      Please let’s it be a double release.
      Please Please…