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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. He has the <> skill which makes him great for scouting.
[Goblin] Gi Do
Druid. Uses wind magic.
[Goblin] Gi Jii
Goblin Rare. From Gi Gu’s Faction. He is known for his <> which allows him to see his opponent’s weakness.
[Goblin] Gi Da
Goblin Rare. From Gi Ga’s faction. Notable skills are <> and <>.
[Goblin] Gi Zu.
Goblin Rare. The goblin favored by the Mad God (Zu Oru). Has the <> skill.
[Goblin] Gi Zo
Druid. Water magician.
[Goblin] Gi De
Leader of Paradua, one of the four goblin tribes and are known for their use of rider-beasts, which are essentially giant tigers.
Leader of Gaidga, one of the four goblin tribes and are known for their valor and brutish strength.
Receiver of the title, The First Archer. He is the second in command in Ganra, one of the four tribes known for their rare ability amongst goblins to use bows.
The Princess of Ganra. She is the only female goblin rare introduced so far.
From Gordob tribe. He is the father of their priestess.
Reshia Fel Zeal (17 years-old)
The priestess known as the saint. As the Healing Goddess’ follower, she lives to spread the word and teach righteousness. She has the divine protection of the goddess, and can heal others.
Lili (21 years-old)
She studied the famous sword style, Zweil Style, in the capital. She has sworn fealty to Reshia. And while she may have lost to the protagonist in one hit, she has proven herself strong enough to easily defeat three normal goblins.
Mattis (26 years-old)
The second son of a farmer. He’s largely responsible for drying the meat to preserve them.
Chinos (24 years-old)
The third son of a farmer. He plows the fields and is close to Mattis.
Keifel (28 years-old)
An adventurer who took on a request to escort Reshia through the Forest of Darkness. He’s strong enough that he could easily wield a steel great sword, but the protagonist still managed to kill him.
Zeon (32 years-old)
A follower of Ativ. He specializes in fire magic. In his battle against the protagonist, he used his fire magic, but still lost. In the end, he tried to blow himself up along with the protagonist, but the protagonist’s words agitated him, causing him to lose the opportunity.
Tinra (23 years-old)
A villager. She is one of the women used by the goblins as a breeding machine that the protagonist killed.
Ashtal Do Germion (59 years-old)
The king that rules the western region of the continent in which the Forest of Darkness and the connecting borders are included. He is a powerful ruler with seven holy knights under him. He has recently ordered three of those holy knights to search for the saint.
Gowen Ranid (45 years-old)
The feudal lord that rules over the region next to the Forest of Darkness. As one of the country’s strongest powers, he is renowned as the Iron-Armed Knight. He is currently leading his soldiers in a quest to find the saint.
Gulland Rifenin (31 years-old)
A former adventurer. As one of the country’s strongest powers, he is renowned as the Storm Knight. He’d been stationed in the northern mountains, but the king called him back to send him off in a quest for the saint.
Gene Marlon (24 years-old)
As one of the country’s strongest powers, he is renowned as Lightning-Fast Knight. He was previously stationed at the south, but the king called him back to send him on a quest to search for the saint. Killing is his favorite past-time. Whether it’s a man, a demihuman or a monster, they’re all just pieces of meat to be cut down before him.
Herculean Wyatt (40 years-old)
A member of the Blood Oath of the Flying Swallow. He specializes in handling great shields. He has a gentle personality, but beware for his anger isn’t one to be taken lightly.
Mage Killer Mill (19 years-old)
A member of the Blood Oath of the Flying Swallow. She is an assassin that favors the use of talons. Renowned as the mage killer, she is a mage’s worst nightmare.
Wand of Destruction Bellan (37 years-old)
A member of the Blood Oath of the Flying Swallow. He wields a fire staff. As a former knight, he cares a great deal about honor.
Hawk-Eyed Fick (31 years-old)
An adventurer with two names. He has exceptional perception and skill. He is currently searching through the Forest of Darkness under Gulland’s lead.
The White Hand of Life (Previously translated as divine hands) (Age Unknown)
A priest robed in white. She specializes in healing and support. Her age, name, and origin are all unknown.
Vitz (25 years-old)
A talkative sword-wielding adventurer. He’s actual strength isn’t bad, but he’s still far from being deserving of a second name.
Yugil (26 years-old)
An adventurer and an unwilling shield bearer. He might appear old, but he is actually still young.
Yoshu (26 years-old)
The younger brother of the slaves Gene purchased. The collar of obedience around his neck keeps him from going against Gene’s orders. Healers are rare, so he’s been made into a shield bearer.
Shumea (28 years-old)
The older sister of the slaves Gene purchased. The collar of obedience around her neck keeps her from going against Gene’s orders. Contrast to her brother who bears a shield, she uses a spear.
Household of the Gods
The Goddess of the Underworld and the Goddess of Valor. As the goddess the snakes serve, she has given her blessing to the protagonist. She is a dangerous woman with her deep jealousy and fierce temperament.
The Goddess of Healing. She has given her blessing to Reshia. She has also warned the protagonist to protect her. The goddess might hate her, but she doesn’t feel the same way toward The goddess.
Pitch Black (Verid)
A one-eyed red-eyed snake that belongs to the Goddess of the Underworld.
Known to the goblins as the Lord of Decay. He is one of the snakes that fought the world with the Goddess of the Underworld.
The elven woman Gene purchased. She became a slave after running away from her tribe.
A high kobold. She is one of the protagonist’s pets.
The protagonist managed to tame her by giving her orc corps and other meat as bait.
She is a fortuitous kobold who somehow managed to become the leader of her pack.
As the pup of the gray wolves, she has been given the elven name that means lady of the lake. Reshia, Lili, and other children and women are quite taken by her lovely fur.
As the pup of the gray wolves, he has been given the name of a wise human monarch that means sovereign of the wind’s howls. His uninhibited personality leads him to battle Hasu for ranks on a daily basis.
A timid orc. Gol Gol had taken a liking for him despite his small body. After Gol Gol died, he led the orcs to the west, but the protagonist managed to capture them.
The orc king that attacked the village. He is a berserker who can use skills. He was defeated by the protagonist.
Volume 3: Chapter 164 – The Clash at Piena Plains III (3/3)
The platoon commanders paled at the severity of Gowen’s wounds.
“…Ku!? What’s the situation?”
Despite his wounds Gowen still continued to lead the army.
“The goblins have broken through the middle line held by the infantry. At this rate…!” The messenger that had arrived spoke with a pained voice.
Gowen grit his teeth in regret. “Signal… the retreat.”
He forced his hurting body to give instructions. “Have the left… wing go around the north, while the west wing goes… around the south. Is the cavalry… well?”
The platoon commander nodded. “Presently, the cavalry is attempting to take the enemy from behind, but with the demihumans—”
Gowen cut the report midway and gave out orders. “Have the cavalry… and the chariots… support the retreat. Tell the supply platoon… to abandon all cargo… The archers are to… exhaust their arrows while… the others retreat. After that… they should also retreat.”
After breaking through the middle, the goblins would surely spread to the flanks next.
“In the worst case… At least have one of the flanks… retreat.”
The platoon commanders could only nod at Gowen’s heartless decision. Though they were also commanders who led soldiers, they couldn’t argue Gowen’s decisions.
After Gowen finished giving orders, he passed out once more.
The platoon commanders nodded to each other with pale faces as they carried out Gowen’s orders.
“Call back the chariots, we’ll help Lord Gowen escape,” a platoon commander said.
The platoon commanders called back the chariots attacking Gi Gu, and had them bring Gowen away.
The magic platoon was left to support the retreating platoons.
“Retreat! Retreat!” A platoon commander said.
At that, the lines that the fearful soldiers have been defending until now crumbled in one fell swoop.
Gowen Ranid was a defensive person.
To retreat is harder than to advance, and to completely withdraw from battle is even more difficult.
Having the entire western army retreat without its commander, Gowen, was indeed not going to be easy.
Though the western army was able to retreat masterfully under Gi Gu’s nose in the last battle, that was only due to Gowen’s exceptional leadership skills.
The platoon commanders were no slouch themselves, but they did not have the ability to oversee the entire army like Gowen could.
As a result, the various platoons retreated individually instead of together.
Unfortunately, the goblins were not so kind as to leave that gaping hole alone.
Morale was at an all-time high due to the Goblin King leading, so when the goblins saw the human army retreating poorly, they pursued the various retreating platoons and hunted them like wolves preying upon sheep.
The running soldiers were struck down by spears and blown away by magic, while the fallen were skewered to ensure they were dead.
Of the goblins giving chase, the most zealous of them all was none other than the Man-Eater Snake, Gi Ba.
“After them! Don’t let even a single one escape!” Gi Ba inspired the normal goblins as he led them on a chase brimming with hate.
Every time the humans screamed and their blood bathed him, Gi Ba’s hate was satiated.
“More, kill, more! Kill them all!” Gi Ba was in a trance as he chased after the humans, but that mad chase eventually came to a halt.
“Goblin, die!” The cavalry that was tasked to support the retreating soldiers attacked Gi Ba, forcing him to grit his teeth as he helplessly watched the humans run.
The human cavalry only had 50 soldiers left, but they still supported their allies.
In the face of the cavalry’s spear, the goblins had no choice but to halt their pursuit.
Unfortunately, for the cavalry, that meant abandoning all hopes of escape.
That was because their decision to support the infantry ultimately led to Hal and his iron legs to catch up with them.
Originally, Hal was going after the chariots, but when he saw the cavalry attacking the pursuing goblins, he dropped the chariots and went for them instead.
“Damn it, it’s them again! At our heels right at the very end!” Though they stood at the edge of death, the human platoon commander encouraged his soldiers as he raised up his spear. “Kill them! Let this battle honor Lord Corseo! Let them know our cavalry is peerless on the plains!”
The entire cavalry cheered at the platoon commander’s words. Their faith in their young platoon commander was unwavering as they followed him from behind.
The cavalry lined up their spears as they ran after their commander.
Hal raised his spear when he saw that. “Brave warriors of Paradua! Stake your lives on your spear! Bring death upon all who impede our path!”
The Paradua riders cheered at Hal’s words, and they rode after him from behind.
The Paradua riders assumed a wedge-shape formation as they rode for the human cavalry.
As the two commanders clashed, the human commander grazed Hal by the side, but Hal reached the commander’s neck.
As Hal’s voice resounded, the riders of Paradua rode even fiercer, and they annihilated the human cavalry. This was the western human army’s last resistance, and from here on, the battle became one-sided.
As the demihumans watched the humans retreat from the blood-dyed plains, they cried out victory with tears in their eyes.
“We did it! We expelled the humans! Are you seeing this, Harid!” Mido of the fang tribe called out the name of that ancient hero as he looked up to the heavens with the rest of his pack.
“Daizos! Gurfia! This is your… UOoOO!” The chief of the centaurs, Tianos, could not finish his sentence. He could only cry at the heavens.
The battle that would later be known as the Battle of Piena Plains ended in the goblins’ victory.
The goblin casualties numbered 400, while the human casualties numbered 1000.
It was indeed a hard-fought battle.
After the battle the heavily wounded Gowen retreated to the western capital, while the goblin army advanced toward the colonial city and the western capital.
Though the humans still controlled their territory, the rule of the Germion Kingdom was slowly being usurped by the goblins.
As the peaceful rays of the sun descended, the beginning of the month of Toura came.