Goblin Kingdom – Volume 1 Chapter 48: The Messenger from the West

Goblin Kingdom - Volume 1 Chapter 47: Timid Bui
Goblin Kingdom - Gossips: A Pet's Sorrow

Goblin Name Cheat Sheet:
The [Goblin] is to make it easier to CTRL+F.
[Goblin] Gi Ga
The goblin in that estranged group that was with the protagonist when he defeated an orc. He is currently a noble class, the highest amongst the protagonist’s subordinates. He prefers to use the spear.

[Goblin] Gi Gu
The former leader of the village. He was pressured by the protagonist in his goblin noble form, and was added to his subordinates. He uses the long sword, and is relatively smart for a goblin rare. Became a goblin noble in chapter 39.

[Goblin] Gi Gi
Known as a beast warrior, a goblin with the ability to tame beasts.
He evolved while hunting spear deer with the protagonist.
He prefers to use the axe. His goblin class is rare.

[Goblin] Gi Go
A goblin with many wounds on his body. The food of his horde was stolen by the gray wolves, so he made a decision to follow the protagonist. He is the most experienced amongst the goblin rares. His weapon is a curved katana. He acts like a samurai.

Recently became a noble, and received the divine protection of the Sword God, Ra Baruza.

[Goblin] Gi Za
The druid goblin rare that recently joined them.

[Goblin] Gi Ji
A goblin rare. He evolved in chapter 37 after hunting with Gi Ga.

[Goblin] Gi Do
Druid. Uses wind magic.

[Goblin] Gi Jii
Goblin Rare. From Gi Gu’s Faction. He is known for his <<Wide-Open Eyes>> which allows him to see his opponent’s weakness.

[Goblin] Gi Da
Goblin Rare. From Gi Ga’s faction. Notable skills are <<Knowledge of the Spear>> and <<Unreasonably Stubborn>>.

[Goblin] Gi Zu.
Goblin Rare. The goblin favored by the Mad God (Zu Oru). Has the <<Mad Dog>> skill.
Chapter 48: The Messenger from the West
[Race] Goblin
[Level] 5
[Class] Lord; Horde Chief
[Possessed Skills] <<Ruler of the Horde>> <<Insurgent Will>> <<Overpowering Howl>> <<Swordsmanship B+>> <<Insatiable Desire>> <<King’s Soul>> <<Ruler’s Wisdom I>> <<Eyes of the Blue Snake>> <<Dance at Death’s Border>> <<Red Snake’s Eye>> <<Magic Manipulation>> <<Soul of a Crazed Warrior>> <<Third Impact (The Third Chant)>> <<Instinct>> <<Ruler’s Wisdom II>>
[Divine Protection] Goddess of the Underworld (Altesia)
[Attributes] Darkness; Death
[Subordinate Beasts] High Kobold <<Hasu>> (Lv1) Gastra (Lv1) Cynthia (Lv1) Orc King <<Bui>> (Lv36)
[Abnormal Status] <<Charm of the Saint>>

When I got back to the village, I had the orcs immigrate.

I gave them Gi Za’s old place, the one situated by the root of the giant tree. The area surrounding it is a wasteland, so it’s perfect for the orcs. After that, I made a simple agreement with that small frightened orc.

I distributed different hunting grounds for the orcs and the goblins. I also gave instructions on how to deal with the humans should they enter the forest.

This is how I separated the orcs from the goblin.

There is a lake northwest of the Great Heaven-Piercing Tree.

So I permitted the orcs to live off of the north and east banks of the lake there. This decision is something I made in order to create a breakwater for the humans entering.

With this, there won’t be any issues between the orcs and the goblins.

Aside from me and the noble classes, the goblins don’t have a way of resisting the orcs.

But even if it weren’t for that, I don’t want unneeded conflict. That would only serve to benefit the threat from the east.

“Is it really alright with just this?” asked Bui.

The small and frightened orc’s words were unusually impressive. I’ve always thought of orcs as brutes who always tried to solve everything with power, but it would seem there are also orcs such as this one.

As Bui nodded quietly, he let out a sigh of relief.

Being the Orc King seems to be hard, but I have no intention of taking care of him that much. At most, I just want him to stay clear of my way, and not be a threat to the humans.

With this, the door to the west has finally opened before me.

When I got back to the village, the cleaning was mostly done. What’s left was repairing the fences, but that’ll take some time.

I asked Gi Gu, who I had left the village to in my absence, if anything happened while I was gone.

“A messenger came,” said Gi Gu.
“What?” I asked, surprised.
“A messenger from the tribes. I asked him to wait.”

The tribes? A messenger?

Now where have I heard that before…

“From what tribe?” I asked.
“Please ask him yourself,” replied Gi Gu, not knowing either.

While puzzled, I ended up having to meet with a messenger from some tribe.

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The messenger that was made to wait at the king’s house was apparently a goblin rare.

But although he was a goblin he wass clearly different from the goblins that lived in this village. If you were to ask what’s different, well for starters, he’s wearing clothes. He’s dressed simply, but he has a belt fastened around his waist, and is even wearing a pair of shoes.

But that’s not all that stood out. Beside him lay what was clearly a bow. Even though goblins are normally too clumsy with their hands, he’s able to use a bow?

The goblin sat quietly as he waited for me to take the seat of honor, then he spoke.

“Thank you for granting me an audience. I am a child of Gatsumi, Ra Gilmi of the Ganra Tribe of the four tribes,” declared the messenger.

Fluent speech and a dignified manner. He gives off the impression that he’s used to matters such as this.

“Let me hear why you’ve come,” I said.

I looked down on the goblin as I implored him to speak.

“Leader of the eastern village, please save Ganra,” requested the Gimli.

His skin is no different from the other rare classes, yet his intellect is clearly above the rare class. Is that because he’s from one of the four tribes? Come to think of it, didn’t he just call me the ruler of the east?

How much truth is there in the words of this goblin from the west? I strained my eyes to find the answer to that.

“Of course, we will give you an appropriate reward. We are willing to give you a young elven lady as a reward.”

So an elf has finally made an appearance. If I recall correctly, they should be situated at the back regions, so it shouldn’t be easy to catch one. But then considering the goblin’s reproduction, it’s probably necessary to capture a female from some other species. To have another settlement like the village we have here where the breeding is covered solely by the female goblins would undoubtedly require a powerful king.

“So what is it that you wish of me?” I asked him.
“Please fight off one of the four tribes, Gaidga,” he replied.
“You are fighting with your fellow tribes?”

Is the west that blessed compared to us here who’re only able to barely acquire food for ourselves? But then again, there might also be threats of orcs, and perhaps even giant spiders deep in the forest.

“It’s embarrassing, however, the truth is that a curse has been cast upon us four tribes.”
“A curse?”
“A curse since ancient times. A curse that dictates that the one we bow to will be the king who will lead the goblins.”

Ho…

“I would like to help you, but this village is currently under repair.”

Gilmi opened his eyes wide upon hearing my words. It was as if what I said was out of his expectations. The goblin cast his eyes down as he seemingly began to ponder.

“Give me five days,” I said.

Like a string that had been strung, Gilmi quickly looked back at me. As I nodded generously, Gilmi bowed his head deep enough to touch the ground.

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“Change the name?” asked Gi Za, puzzled.

I lightly shook my head at the druid chief’s, Gi Za’s, questioning voice.

“To be more precise, I thought of giving another name,” I said.
“…Exactly what do you have in mind,” asked the old goblin.

As I nodded, I answered the old goblin’s inquiry.

“The village has grown bigger. Until now I’ve given simple names, but from here on we will be confronting the tribes.”

My vague words left the two puzzled as they both tilted their heads.

“Why do we need more names when confronting the tribe?”

At the old goblin’s inquiry, I nodded and answered.

“What do you think when you hear, the child of Gatsumi, Ra Gilmi?”
“As expected of someone from the tribes…”

When Gi Za heard the old goblin’s simple answer, his eyes opened wide.

“S-So that’s why.”

Gi Za’s face twisted into a smile. That mischievous smile of his doesn’t lose out to me. His smile is plenty dark.

Legitimate blood, a blood that can support a person. It doesn’t matter whether one is a human or a goblin, there’s a natural sense of respect for one who possesses that kind of blood.

Even I couldn’t believe my ears when I heard Gilmi name himself. Thinking about it now, I was honestly surprised that time.

But if that’s the case, then we too must play that card.

Whenever one speaks of the tribes, there is an implication of pride in the olden blood.

A lineage to be respected.

If I were to say it myself, I think the lineage itself carries with it actual power.

“So what are you planning to do exactly? Are you going to give the new name to rare classes up?”
“No. I’ll start handing it out from noble classes. First, I’ll give Gi Ga one.”
“…I’ll call him.”
“Please.”

Gi Ga can’t walk, so I let Gi Za directly face him.

Gi Ga came as he pierced his spear, then he sat like that on the ground. Then place his one hand on the ground, he looked up to me.

“Gi Ga, I give you a new name,” I declared.
“That’s…” Gi Ga hesitated.
“Gi is the name of this village. Ga is the name I gave you. Thanks to your achievements in this recent battle, I give you the right to a household. Thus, I grant you a last name.”
“A right to a house?”
“If you wish, I could give you a village.”

My words left everyone in shock, causing them all to look on wide-eyed.

It’s the proof of the weight of my trust. And I won’t give a last name just to anyone, only those with enough strength will be worthy of one.

As I explained, Gi Ga’s body shook.

“King, am I unneeded?” asked Gi Ga.
“Don’t misunderstand. All I’m giving you is the right. If you so wish, then you can continue to stay beside me,” I responded.

But as proof of his honor and power, I will give him a last name.

“If at all possible, please let me serve under the king,” petitioned Gi Ga.
“I understand. But for the sake of rewarding you for the power you’ve shown me, accept this name.”
“By your will.”
“From here on, you are Gi Ga Rax.”
“I gratefully accept.”

In the same way, I named the others Gi Gu Verbena and Gi Go Amatsuki.

“By the way, King.”

After I had dismissed the noble class goblins from the King’s House, Gi Za asked me a question.

“What?”
“If you were to give me a last name, what would you give me?”

At that moment, a flash of inspiration shot through my mind, and I answered him with a huge grin on my face.

“How about Gi Za Za?” I jokingly replied.

It’s based on the same naming sense he suggested when we were thinking of a name for the gray wolves.

When said that to Gi Za, his face was visibly shocked as he went quiet.

“Ha ha ha… It’s a joke. I’ll leave the pleasure of thinking of a name for when you actually evolve.”
“Meanie king!”
“What? Even this is thanks to having a good teacher.”

I thoroughly enjoyed myself in this rare time of peace.

 
 
Author Note:
 
An opened path.
 
A new name.
 
The return of the king is at hand. 
 
 
 
Goblin Kingdom - Volume 1 Chapter 47: Timid Bui
Goblin Kingdom - Gossips: A Pet's Sorrow
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17 thoughts on “Goblin Kingdom – Volume 1 Chapter 48: The Messenger from the West

  1. GinHindew110 says:

    Well, one must admit that their names sound cooler now and they are easy to distinguish, i bet the goblin tribes will be surprised after the king came with some goblin nobles and orcs

    Thanks for the chapter

  2. William Wijaya Lo says:

    My impression on Re:Monster is that its world is really systematic, like a dream game. Player will never find the same monster in two different places. Monsters and NPCs exist to serve more power to the player. Player will never encounter something he can't truly beat. That's why I like reading it.

  3. Yuck says:

    Looks like the protagonist just opened up a social welfare center cause he’s giving handouts to everybody! A goblin with shoes shows up at your doorstep and of course you agree to fight on his tribe’s behalf in just 5 days, because… why not? It’d be better to let the tribes to go war with each other, swoop in later and then collect the scraps. But, whatever. Inconsistent hero.

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