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Chapter 183 The Township Construction Plan

“What is this?” Nightingale asked while looking at the black, shiny stone on the table.

 

“Obsidian.” Roland didn’t even raise his head a bit, entirely busy concentrating on drawing the blueprint.

 

“Ob… what kind of stone?”

 

“No, I was just speaking nonsense.” He sighed, slightly looking upwards at the shape and color of the stone, only the ghosts will know what this is, ah. After all, he wasn’t a geological engineer, even if he had a pure metal right in front of him, it still wasn’t guaranteed that he could distinguish it, even less by what the ore looked like.

 

The knowledge he had in his head only told him that most of the ores were a complex composition of compounds; different impurities gave them different colors. For example iron ore could be composed out of: hematite, pyrite, and siderite, which when looking only at by using their outer appearance, seemed to be thousands of miles apart.

 

Especially pyrite, which would sometimes show a light yellow metallic luster, leading to the situation where it is often identified as gold, giving it the nickname, fool’s gold.

 

As for their heat-resistant… the compounds themselves didn’t have a fixed melting point, this was related to its impurities and its ingredients, so by using temperature alone, it still wasn’t possible to distinguish between all the different varieties. Furthermore, even if the metal elements existed in their ion state, as long as he didn’t know its purification method, the smelting would be useless.

 

“There actually exists something you do not know about?” Nightingale asked in astonishment.

 

“There are a lot of such things,” Roland put down his quill and made himself a cup of black tea, “do you want to drink something?”

 

“No,” she waved her hand to decline. “Ah! That’s right, beef jerky isn’t as delicious as salted fish, it would be better if you put some salted fish into the drawer later.”

 

“…” For a moment Roland was silent, then he decided it would be for the best if he pretended not to have heard her.

 

Regarding the stone, he intended to give it to Kyle Sichi and let him deal with it. After all, minerals were radioactive to some extent, so placing them in his office just so they could serve as decoration wasn’t a very good choice.

 

Recently, after Soraya’s ability had evolved, he had suddenly discovered that there were a lot of new things he could now create.

 

The first of which would be a tap water system, which would greatly enhance the standard of living for the residents. Just thinking about what it would be like if he was one of the residents, who came home covered in sweat after a busy day: but when the they wanted to clean their sticky bodies and they happen to discover that the water tank was empty which meant they would have to go to the next well to fetch some water, this kind of feeling had to be bad.

 

Moreover, Roland was very tired of the process of always having to get a jar of water when he wanted to wash his face or wash his hands. In addition, he always got the feeling that there would be some parasites growing within the water after a few days spent inside the tank; not to mention that water tank was rarely ever cleaned even once each month. And when he took a closer look, over the sediment at the bottom of the water tank he could also see some caterpillars like creatures flowing.

 

In case they used a water tower for their water supply, there would be no additional technical difficulties. They could just use a steam engine to pump the water from Redwater River directly into the water tower, and from their they could rely on the siphon principle to let the water flow through the pipelines and into each house, with this they would have formed an infrastructure for an automatic water supply system. The reason why Roland hadn’t put it into practice until now was because… of the missing materials.

 

If they used water supply pipes made out of iron or copper, which didn’t have any anti-rust treatment, the pipes would be turned into scrap iron within a few years. Brass pipes were perfect for water supply pipes, they were corrosion-resistant, and their internal walls wouldn’t also become encrusted, they were non-toxic, and with their copper ions, they would also be sterile. But from which area should he take the money to produce these pipes? The output of the North Slope Mine was far from being sufficient to be used for luxury products. Even within later generations, high-grade copper water pipes were still considered as products only used within high-end residential areas.

 

At present Border Town was not only unable to export ore. They were even reliant on external sources to satisfy their demand. So, whether it were iron pipes or copper pipes, Roland was very reluctant to use them for something which didn’t give much benefit but was purely for his own enjoyment from getting a water supply system.

 

But now it was different, with Soraya’s coating magic he could make the piping out of thin air. With her magic, they could easily manufacture water pipes, for example by taking an iron pipe as a mold, wrapping it in paper and then have Soraya cover it in her coating. Afterward, they only had to take out the mold and they would get their pipe. Even if these kind of water pipes didn’t turn out to be pressure-resistant, it would be sufficient as long as the water pipes were placed in a covered ditch.

 

Second, would be the creation of a power supply system… He was afraid that there was no way to spread it over the whole town within a short time, but to let the castle shine in full light had always been something that Roland had wanted to achieve. Having to read books using the weak lighting of a candle wasn’t only too painful for the eyes, it also caused them great harm. Furthermore, the summer was coming up soon with its hot temperatures even during the nights. If they then also had to put on candles and torches, what kind of atmosphere would it then be?

 

Nowadays, with generators and wires, the road wasn’t too far before the castle could enter the electrical age ahead of its time. As for the filaments for the lamps… Roland vaguely remembered that the usage of tungsten-wire carbonized-bamboo filaments were commonly used to produce incandescent. And bamboo wasn’t a rarity, in the forest south of the Redwater River there were a lot to be found.

 

However, what Border Town currently needed most were smelting facilities. The quantity of their iron production was directly related to the scale of their mechanical production and weapons manufacturing, which were both needed for the survival of the town.

 

“Are you painting a… tower?” Nightingale sat at the table and asked curiously.

 

“Almost,” Roland nodded, “but it is inside is empty and it can be filled with fuel and ore. It has the same function as a shaft furnace and can be used to smelt iron ore into pig iron.

 

This was upgraded version of the ancient blast furnace, a vertical shaft furnace.

 

 

To learn about Lesya’s plan for a shaft furnace Roland had visited the construction site and had taken a look, to tell the truth, with the exception that its capacity was too small, and the temperature it could reach was too low, its structure had been very close to a blast furnace, and if Soraya hadn’t evolved her magic, giving the town the possibility to produce fire bricks, Roland had intended to build a dozen of such shaft furnaces.

 

But now, where they had refractory brick, they naturally should consider a furnace which could reach a higher temperature, and had a higher output than the blast furnace.

 

The height of the new shaft furnace was nearly eight meters, enough to have as much as four times the capacity than the old shaft furnace. The furnace was tower shaped, and its largest part was three meters wide. In order to prevent the tower from collapsing, he had installed some brackets at the bottom. The furnace walls were relatively thin, with a thickness of half a meter and the innermost layer would be made out of Soraya’s heat-resistant firebricks. At the same time, it also had a ventilation hole through which a steam engine would continually provide fresh air.

 

In order to make full use of the power of the steam engine, Roland had also designed a set of automatic feeding equipment for the blast furnace, which included a climbing rail and a movable door at the bottom of a unique material cart.

 

With the help of a steam engine the cart would climb to the top of the furnace, there the buckle at the bottom of the car would insert itself into a hook, pulling open the pouring mouth and dumping the fuel or ore into the furnace. For this era, this system could be regarded as the best possible method.

 

Unlike the old shaft furnaces with their large openings and low heat, his new furnace, once it started production wouldn’t stop for a long time. Though they would have to continuously feed it with fuel and ore, its output would be much higher than that of Lesya’s shaft furnace. As long as they construction five or six of these furnaces the town’s pig iron production would be multiplied.

 

 

When Roland finished drawing all the blueprints, he rubbed his sore wrists and then took a box out of ones of the table’s drawers and pushed it to in front of Nightingale.

 

The startled Nightingale didn’t know what to expect, “This is…”

 

“Ah… I had intended to give it to you at an early time, but engraving the pattern took some time, after all, I’m also not extremely skilled with the machines in the factory,” Roland smiled, “You should open it and take a look.”

 

On his words, she stretched out her hand to open the box, and was unable to suppress a gasp of surprise.

 

Looking inside she saw two revolvers which were completely different from the prototypes used by Carter. The two pistols were made out of shiny silver and polished so much that she could see her own reflection within. Furthermore, its body and grip were engraved with delicate patterns, on top of the barrels he had even engraved Nightingales name: “dedicated to Veronica.”

 

This idea had already been in Roland’s mind for a long time. Compared to carrying around those inconvenience flintlocks from before, the newly developed revolver was quite perfect for her. Whether it was their security or their firing rate, it was all of a high level. And now, after giving such powerful weapons to the hands of an agility type like Nightingale, Roland was already looking forward to the results.

 

“Thank you,” with a big smile on her face she picked up the two pistols, jumped off the table, and directly stepped into the shooting position. “Will you teach me how to use them?”

 

“Of course,” Roland nodded, seeing Nightingale in her white assassin outfit coupled with a gorgeous and dazzling smile, made him instantly understand what it meant to be handsome to the point of having no friends, “Using them isn’t difficult, as long as you are able to sneak at the target side, you only have to pull the trigger and shout : ‘it’s high noon’.”

 

TN: Explanation to the siphon principle; Light bulbs with bamboo filaments


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  • Kaiki Deishuu

    lmao High Noon

  • Kudou Taiki

    Its high noon!!

  • Mrel

    Would they even need firebrick if they have heat insulating coating?

  • IMM

    Overwatch ^ _ ^

  • Xegqu

    Thanks for the chapter.

  • Psychronia

    Oh man! I’ve been pumped for Nightingale to get guns ever since Carter ysed the prototypes!

    And now Roland gave them to her in a way that just makes it harder than ever to leave the love triangle. …yay or aww? A cute scene either way.

  • ambi

    Thanks for the chapter Roxerer and KitKat! That last line though.

  • RedDragonX

    Thanks for the chapter! Lmao at the end there

    • MangoGuy

      ikr!!

    • watchin

      He’s referencing to some game game right?

  • Puru.The.Great

    Thanks for the chapter!

  • martin ivanov
  • Shiro

    You guys know that given he is a engineer he can come up with things right? , for example the steam engine , there is no need that he already knew how to build one , his knowledge in engineering would allow him to build one.
    Besides science is a method, he is just using it .
    Anyway this is a novel , no need to go nitpicking too much.

  • Zeth

    Thank you very much!

  • Wrandral

    I FUCKING CALLED IT GUYS!!!!!
    I knew there was going to be a McCree reference and Gunslinger Nightingale thus enter the scene
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/afc27359dcb3742fb78e0199747680beb28e361b26f09a02eaeb122de44b43e0.png

    • Wrandral

      That clinches it this author is forever a genius in my eyes XD

  • NaoSou

    Thanks!

  • MangoGuy

    huehuehueheu

  • Danis

    Thanks for the chapter 😀

  • kirindas

    Thanks for the new chapter!

  • Raze Betatester

    ITS HIGH NOONN!!!!!!

  • esya

    roland is dedicated in making the witches cosplay

  • Shiba Inu

    The translation of the last sentence is wrong. Here the original text made a reference of Overwatch. So the right way to do is: “Using them isn’t difficult, as long as you are able to sneak at the
    target side, you only have to pull the trigger and shout ‘It’s high noon’. “

    • Kuq Ku

      You forgot “Draw!”

    • Eko Ari Wibowo

      is it really from overwatch reverence? wow, this novel really newly written. i just hope the author write faster than the translation. reading translated novel that caching up to their author really killing me

      • Taverius

        Don’t forget the half century of western cinema that’s taken from lol.

        Nothing blizzard does these days is original, doubly so for a character that’s just one huge reference 🙂

        • Eko Ari Wibowo

          thats why i question this reverence. i doubt the author knowledge about western cinema. if it from overwatch i think Nightingale is actually closet to reaper than mccree

          • Mirari

            When the author wrote this chapter, overwatch was so popular in China, and McCree was so imba that was called the McDad. Many players learn western cinema from “It’s high noon”.
            And don’t worry about the author’s writing speed, we got 2 chapters one day with the raw, no rest day, i think it could be called overwork but it is really a very common speed in qidian.com.

      • DudeForDuke

        “this novel is really newly written”

        You aren’t kidding. We’re almost up to 500 chapters with the raw (and nearly 200 with the translations)… But would you believe me if I told you this series started in 2016?
        http://www.novelupdates.com/series/release-that-witch/
        If it keeps up, the author of Release That Witch is going to die from overwork/exhaustion just like Roland’s original body did.

  • Kuq Ku

    He doesnt really know if its obsidian, might be something else completely

  • guangybh

    The translation of the last sentence is wrong. The origin text made a reference to Overwatch, so the right way to do is: “Using them isn’t difficult, as long as you are able to sneak at the
    target side, you only have to pull the trigger and shout : ‘it’s high noon’. “

  • Chiki Amara
    • Kreld

      perfect!

  • Chiki Amara
  • JinVodka (*´﹃`*)

    ._∧_∧__ THANKS FOR THE CHAPTER!!
    (_( ・ω<)_() ≡≡≡❤ ◎
     / つノ
    ..し―J ohhh yeahhhhh Nigthable got her appreciation she needs…
    Can imagine Nigtangle as reaper coming out of nowhere shooting bullets everywhere…

  • Oak

    Thanks for the chapter,
    He knows how to make his witches happy

  • Gege

    “made him instantly understand what it meant to be handsome to the point of having no friends”
    Anyone could explain what this mean? Because I instantly don’t understand.
    lol

    • Neruz

      It refers to when someone is so handsome that they have no friends because no-one is daring enough to approach them, being intimidated by their good looks.

      • Gege

        So, he meant for Roland or Veronica?

        • Neruz

          Veronica, he’s saying she looked so beautiful that no-one could possibly have the guts to actually talk to her, that her beauty is so great it is literally intimidating.

  • The End

    Teaching gun = Romantic time

  • adaira

    I wanna see nightingale assassinate some corrupt bastards

  • Neruz

    Well it’s on the internet and we’re speaking in English so…

  • Lawrence Luo

    “Only the ghosts will know what this is” means “No man could know what it is” in Chinese.

  • Raufgar

    [Teaser] Everyone’s getting confused by whether Roland confirmed what that rock is.

    This is probably because his internal monologue was translated literally : “…only the ghosts will know what this is, ah.”

    Easy to understand when taken out of context like I just did, but just in case, this is the Chinese equivalent of “I have no F**king Idea” or “God knows” XD

    • DudeForDuke

      Thank you, I was lost on that line and what it referenced/meant.

  • Just a Potato

    Well from my experience as a light novel reader I conclude that the black thingy is a rock. 😛

    • watchin

      lol That’s my logic as well. That or some sort of ingot

    • Oddmoonlight

      Well my expertise in being a bookworm, I concluded that it could be black iron or better yet Orichalcum! With it he’ll make something legendary!

    • MangoGuy

      oya!! I thought it was a black potato!!

    • Ptolemaios00

      By my Minecraft knowledge, I agree that it’s obsidian

    • Milanin

      What I’m most interested in is how he found out it is radioactive…

  • Angel

    Obsidian (volcanic glass) is harder than steel and platinum. Obsidian has been used for blades in surgery, as well-crafted obsidian blades have a cutting edge many times sharper than high-quality steel surgical scalpels, the cutting edge of the blade being only about 3 nanometers thick.

    maybe with Anna magic, he can craft the most Sharpest and Hardest Sword, shield, armor, even bullets and so on.

    though there is a lot of things harder than Obsidian, like TItanium, Diamond , Mitryl, Adamantium, Orichalcum, God alloy/metal, etc. 😀

    • Psychronia

      Wait, Obsidian is hard? I thought it was just incredibly heat-resistant, but brittle to blunt force.
      Shoot, I don’t know.

      • Neruz

        Hard and brittle are not mutually exclusive; obsidian is extremely hard, but also very brittle. The primary advantage of obsidian is that it naturally holds an excruciatingly fine edge, making it an excellent material to make into surgical tools. It can also be used as a solid replacement for edged metal weapons if you lack metalworking; a club with obsidian blades stuck in it (macuahuitl) turns into a horrifically potent saw blade that can be used to behead a horse in one move if the wielder is strong enough.

        To Roland, obsidian isn’t very useful.

      • Andrew Baucus

        Obsidian is really hard and strong, just like glass is,

        the problem is because of the hardness it can’t handle stress that well.

        for hardness of glass think prince ruperts drops

      • DennMael

        When talking about material strenght we use terms such as hardness and toughness.
        Hardness refers to whether an object will ‘deform’ easily
        Toughness refers to impact resistance

      • DudeForDuke

        There’s two primary characteristics to measuring a material’s strength: hardness and toughness (and resiliency, but that’s another topic). Obsidian is hard, because it will resist scratching and general wear resistance. But it’s also brittle because it’s so hard. Because of that, obsidian’s “toughness” is very poor. It can be struck and snap/break (in fact, flint knapping for obsidian knives/arrowheads works precisely because of this) very easily. The amount of force it can absorb before fracture is extremely low.

    • Inbetweenbooks

      it is extremely useful. but it’s not a armor material, since it’s fairly brittle.

      this is also why you don’t want an obsidan sword, but to make macuahuitls out of it. the thing might look like a cricket bat with stones on it, but is the closest thing humans have ever come to making real life WH40K chainswords.

    • Nnelg

      Titanium isn’t all that hard, though. Many types of steel are harder and/or stronger than it, yet cheaper…

      Titanium’s usefulness lies mainly in its strength-to-weight ratio (i.e. you can replace a steel structural component with a titanium one that weighs less, very useful in the aerospace industry).

      Secondary factors include high melting point, natural corrosion resistance, and good biocompatibility.

      • DudeForDuke

        “Titanium isn’t all that hard, though.”

        This. The benefits in titanium lie in its weight and strength-to-weight ratio. The heat resistance because of the high melting point is good, too, but even steel alloys (especially high-speed steels and tool steels) can give titanium a run for its money. HSSs have operating temperatures of about 600 degrees in some cases without losing any hardness to them.

        To give an impression of titanium’s hardness, I’ve used titanium dive knives before and I can tell you that even a tin-pot mystery metal knife you find at the dollar store will still have better hardness and edge retention than the best titanium knife. Titanium simply can’t be heat treated to the point of steel (things like ZDP-189 and CPM-M4 are INSANELY hard and much harder than most steels – even those in knives).

  • Nguyễn Duy Cường

    (teaser) Saying that he is not a geological engineer but he is spouting out some knowledge that i only learned in my second year of studying geology in college @[email protected] are those common knowledge in china or something?? @[email protected]

    • Arashi

      I think Roland tends to sell himself short a lot XD

    • mllhild

      in my mechanical engineering courses I had classes dealing with
      – making of molds for molten metal/plastic
      – ways to melt metal/plastic
      – all types of common iron ore and some other metals ore often used as matrix in mec. eng. along with the correct melting procedure(Aluminium, Titanium)

      That said, every other type of ore is totally unknown to me.

      • Phalnix

        plastic is much trickier to melt than metal. i wonder how he will compound or synthesis plastic.

        • Neruz

          Plastic will likely need the alchemists’ help. Roland probably has enough knowledge to point them in the direction of basic polymers once they get going.

        • fahmi hasan

          The key to plastic forming is temperature control, which Anna can easily do.
          Heck, her products might be even better than today’s plastic since Anna can literally insert her hot wire into the plastic directly, which will give uniform temperature.

          • Phalnix

            True she might be able to get better plastic he did remake the mercury thermometer. which isn’t the most accurate but close enough to get significant reading.

        • Oddmoonlight

          Magically of course.

      • fahmi hasan

        Looks like there are a lot of mechanical engineer in these comment section

        • Neruz

          There are a lot of mechanical engineers in any first world country, for obvious reasons if you think about it.

        • mllhild

          if you look at this novel theme, then its only to be expected, right?

          • fahmi hasan

            Yeah, I knew
            But I wonder what path the mechanical engineer take to arrive to this novel

      • Hades

        in automotive i had a class for alloys +plus everything you said.

    • MangoGuy

      I am guessing that Roland probably did a lot of projects that deviated from his course plan just cuz he was interested..we dont even know what kind of engineer he is!! I mean,what does he specialize in?

      • Neruz

        He was a mechanical engineering student, that’s all we know.

        • Cless

          Not a student anymore. A real engineer. If i remember correctly, he died from overworking.

        • Diggydawg

          I think he was a Mechanical ENGINEER, he DID die of overwork at the start ya?

          • Neruz

            Going back to check he mentions overtime so yeah, former student rather than current :V

    • Andrew Baucus

      I’m in the USA and I learned all that in my highschool Geophysical science class

      So it’s not unrealistic to know it, but it is a little unrealistic to be able to remember basically everything taught in science classes like the MC.

      does he have a Photographic memory or something?

      • Deman Bloodx

        True photographic memory doesn’t exist in real life.

        • RitterKarll17

          What about Rain Man?

      • The End

        Novel Logics

    • Annise Chen

      What? I learned it in 7th grade and I am in 9th right now.

      • Deman Bloodx

        If it wasn’t for this novel, you’ll probably would have forgotten it by end of high school.

    • Deman Bloodx

      Nah, it’s just for story. Learn the basic then google search the detail.

    • The End

      Novel Logic

    • Atamahead027

      i am thinking of…. is this epithermal system or porphyry system…. but obsidian? fast cooling lava? underwater volcanic system?

    • Nnelg

      I’m an Electrical Engineer, yet I know about as much as Roland does. (Outside his area of expertise, which should include the steam engines.) Maybe he, like me, just has a good long-term memory and a passion for knowledge.

    • Aurega

      Chinese curriculum isnt that different from the one here in the states at a high school level. Difference is that most students also study more advanced courses at cram school and it’s normal for high school students to study for 16 hours a day in order to be able to get into a good college. All 4 of my cousins had to go through that, but once in college their course loads becomes fairly similar to the one I had at CMU, a top 10 engineering school in the US (i feel my courses were more intensive, and yes, we all ended up doing engineering).

      And yes, I learned about alloys and metalcraft in my intro to mech-e course and materials was one of the mech-e electives my friends took. So it’s not thst unusual for a mech-e to know what roland does.

    • Kreld

      From my experience asia’s engineering courses are really wide, to the point of driving me insane. Im a computer science student and i had to study Engineering drawing, mecahnical engineering, electrical engineering, chemistry, etc till my 2nd year. I was only expecting maths and computer ;-;

  • ThatOneGuy

    Please let be anthracite or bituminous coal instead. then there would be a boom in mining and energy development…ah…thinking of the possibilities..slurp..ah..im drooling

  • Rico Sebastian

    (teaser)What are you doing roland XD

  • MangoGuy

    Damn it was obsidian!!!

    • Rico Sebastian

      Damn , I’m beat by milisecond XD

      • MangoGuy

        actually,I think it is a minute but nvm. I am not of the F5 sect,btw~

        • Maxi King

          you are now

          • MangoGuy

            nah…I never took their entrance~ I am a rogue one….everywhere!!

    • BongBong Chu

      I am not sure. Obsidian is described as “natural glass”, i.e. the result of melting silica, with color cause by other components. Melting point varies, but it is lower than the melting point of iron. It would be more exciting to get tungsten for high quality cutting tools, ultra-fast bullets etc.

      • Nnelg

        Tungsten bullets would be much, much *slower* than lead though, simply because KE=mv². Slower to the point that solid Tungsten projectiles have much reduced accuracy, a problem which armor-piercing round makers had to face in WWII, eventually developing the APDS (Armor Piercing, Discarding Sabot) design which is used to this day.

        Anyways, there’s a significant lack of ‘hard targets’ that require tungsten rounds at the moment. But your idea of cutting tools is a good one; high-quality lathe bits will help speed up industrialization.

        • MangoGuy

          isnt that KE= 0.5 mv^2?

          • Nnelg

            Meh, close enough. The last time I needed it, it was something like [[ KE=(1-λ)m₀c² ]], anyways.

            • MangoGuy

              lets not go to atomic levels…at a macroscopc physical level,I think I am still right!! Ofc if you are talking about gases,then the other one with I think boltzman constant comes into play..

              • Nnelg

                It’s supposed to be relativistic kinetic energy. I’ve mostly used it in the context of Relativistic Kinetic Kill Vehicles…

                Special Relativity doesn’t get along well with Quantum Physics; but if you want that, I’m afraid I don’t have a formula for that. You see, my context for that is semiconductor devices, in which the *direction* of motion is just as important as its magnitude…

                (Also, I kind of still have a grudge over the teacher expecting us to get the values to use in our homework off a 2-inch-wide plot witnout gridlines, but not telling us…)

    • Nnelg

      “Obsidian” refers to the amorpheous (glass-like) atomic structure, it doesn’t specify the elemental content. So Roland is technically correct, even if the anwer is incomplete.

      • MangoGuy

        guess they will perform identification tests on it now~

    • mllhild

      Obsidian is a glass and has no real application today, so I doubt that something that the author mentioned 4 times already has no application.

      I’m wishing for a anti-GSoP stone or a stone to access magic for normal people because this would be so fun!

      Well, the less fun version is that its a ore with Tungsten or Titanium in it, which would explain the high melting point and color

      • Andrew Baucus

        obsidian is often used in precision medical tools since it can be sharper than any metal and is pretty tough

        • Psychronia

          But we already have Anna for precision cutting. What sort of precision cutting would the general populace need?

          • Andrew Baucus

            Why would you use fire to do precision surgery?

            Anna and Nana only have so much mana and Anna’s power isn’t useful in Medicine.

            Anna’s power is Amazing for anything involving technology, but if you were to use it for medical surgery problems will occur do to incompatibility.

            • Diggydawg

              I wouldn’t be so sure about that, Anna’s power is no longer just control over fire, she can generate a literal ‘monomolecule’ blade(thread), with full control over the temperature; the cuts inflicted by that would be so fine, it would heal faster than ordinary scalpel cuts; sadly, she doesn’t have any surgery skill, so it’s a moot point >_<

            • Yuki Tachibana

              why not? as long as she’s careful when controlling it, wouldn’t it be better than a knife?

      • The End

        Uranium.
        Let’s play nuclear war.

    • Neruz

      No it’s not obsidian, Roland says he was speaking nonsense and doesn’t know what it is. My bet is still on wolframite.