59 Episode 59

"Sorry for the wait. This is Brett's updated hero card and the new hero cards for Rio, Iris and Maifa.

 The receptionist at the brave men's guild said this with a smile and handed us each a card from behind the counter.

 I checked my own card first.

 The status had moved a bit, but there was no change in the certified hero level.
 There were no other significant changes.

 Meanwhile, my three students...

"Oh, .......

"Wow ......, this is my brave card .......

...... I'm pretty happy about this. ...... Oh no, I can't stop grinning.

 All three of them were staring at their own hero cards with sparkling eyes.
 They look so happy.

 By the way, I was also very happy when I got my own hero card for the first time.

 I felt like I was recognized as a real hero, and I remember that I kept taking out the card and looking at it with a grin even after I got home.

 After looking at their own cards for a while, the three of them started to compare their cards with the other two.

"Is that ......? Both Iris and Maifa have a certified hero level of 12. I'm 14.

"What? Why only Rio?

I don't understand ....... I'm sure you'll be able to figure it out. ...... What does this mean, brother? Does it mean that ...... me and Iris are weaker than Rio?

Hmm, let's see. ......?

 I'm going to compare the three hero cards.
 It's a good idea to have a good idea of what you're looking for.

 I'm not sure.

 Name: Rio
 Certified Hero Level: 14
 Strength: 36
 Agility: 49
 Battering Strength: 35
 Magic Power: 17

 Name: Iris
 Certified Heroic Level: 12
 Strength: 26
 Agility: 27
 Battering Strength: 25
 Magic Power: 37

 Name: Maifa
 Certified Heroic Level: 12
 Strength: 18
 Agility: 26
 Battering Strength: 19
 Magic Power: 52

 I'm sorry.

 I'm not sure what to make of this.

 You'll be able to find a lot more than just a few of these in the marketplace.

 I explain to the three of them.

"This 'certified hero level' is calculated based on the sum of the four statuses. It is a vague indicator of the strength of the hero, but it does not represent absolute strength. And it doesn't reflect your skills either.

"Hmmm .......

 The three of them had a subtle reaction, as if they were not convinced.

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 In addition, there is no sense that the three of them have yet to fully develop, so I can not find any words other than frightening.

"Hey, can I see your hero card one more time?

"Yeah, sure.

 At Rio's request, I showed him my updated hero card again.

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 The general sense of value is that the brave card is not something to be shown off to others, in a similar way to not telling others about your income.

 But with these three people, there is no need to hide it now.

 My status is slightly higher than that of the last year's version of the hero card, and it looks like this.

 (*) Name

 Name: Brett
 Certified hero level: 21
 Strength: 52
 Agility: 51
 Battering Strength: 51
 Magic Power: 36

 I'm not sure.

 Compared to last year's status, the strength, agility, and stamina statuses increased by one point each.

 In the event that you are a professional hunter, you should be able to find a professional hunter who can help you.

 In general, it is said that after three to five years of experience as a professional Demon Lord Hunter, the growth of the heroes almost reaches a ceiling at that point - in many cases.

 Well, it is said that this depends on how many predicaments and battlefield situations you go through, so it is hard to say for sure.

 However, I haven't seen any significant status growth in the past few years either.

 This may be because I retired from the demon hunter business and no longer experience the tragedy of the battlefield. .......

 But if you look at it the other way around, experiencing a predicament or a crisis means that you are putting yourself in an environment where you are likely to lose your life, and if you do that all the time, you will eventually really lose your life.

In order to be truly strong and brave, you must be brave. Bravery lies between recklessness and cowardice.

 But he also said on another occasion: "I have come to be called a great hero because I happened to be blessed with talent, friends, and luck among many reckless heroes. That's all.

 Well, in any case, the general view is that the status of a hero is the result of the synergy of talent, experience and the risks undertaken.

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I'm not sure what to make of that. I'm sure you'll be able to figure out how to use it.

 I poked him in the forehead with my fingertip as Rio said this.

It's natural. You can't let them overtake you that easily, no matter what.

"Heh heh. But one day I'm going to catch up with you. But I'm going to catch up with you someday, and when I do, you'll see us as partners, not children, right?

 When Rio said that, I was at a loss for words.

 Partners... you mean "friends".
 I hadn't really thought about it that way.

 At the moment, I feel like I'm the guardian of Rio and the three of them, but in the future, we may become equal partners, fighting shoulder to shoulder against the Demon Lord.

 And after that, what awaits you is me in the position of being protected by the three of you. .......

What's wrong with you? What's wrong with you, doctor? Suddenly kneel down on the floor and crawl on all fours,.......

...... I don't know what you're upset about, brother, but there you go.

 I'm not sure what's bothering you, brother.

 I'm not sure what to do, but I'm sure you'll be able to figure it out.

 In the first place, there are a lot of brave people who are blatantly weird because they don't need to fit in with society, and I guess there's nothing we can do about it now.

 And now Rio asks me this question as he returns the hero card to me.

I'm sure you'll be able to figure it out. I've never seen a hero stronger than my brother, but I'm sure there's someone better than him, right?

 I replied as I received my own hero card.

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"Hmm. ......

I've never met any of them in person, but Cecilia, the Holy Knight of Steel, is the strongest. I'm sorry, but I didn't think I could beat her one-on-one.

It's amazing that you can make your teacher say that much. ....... I can't imagine anyone stronger than my teacher. I'm sure you're not the only one.

 I'm sure you'll be able to understand why.

Yeah. I met Cecilia-san when I was an active Demon Lord Hunter, so it's been many years ago. She said she was twenty-two at the time, so she's in her late twenties now. I think he said he was based in this area, so maybe we'll meet.

 I was stroking Iris' head when the door of the guild opened.

 The door to the heroes' guild creaked open and a female hero wearing a traveling dirty white cloak and plate armor walked in.