Three days after the gorgeous wedding, I, Fei-san, and the new servant, Ox-san, parted ways with the duke’s family and their servants. I hated to leave the duke and the servants, but unfortunately, it was time for us to say goodbye and to return to Gimuru.
Before going back, however…
“Good job out there~” [Kufo]
“We were watching, you know! That was a good wedding, wasn’t it?” [Rurutia]
“Come on, let’s drink.” [Tekun]
“What would you like to have for the snacks?” [Gayn]
“So you really were drinking…” [Ryouma]
I dropped by the church at Gaunago and visited the divine realm. Just as I’d expected, Kufo, Rurutia, Tekun, and Gayn were all there. That space should have originally been a pure blank white space, but now there were all sorts of food and bottles and barrels of liquor lined up. It was obvious wherever I looked that the gods had been making merry.
“The wedding ended three days ago. Have you been drinking all this time?” [Ryouma]
“Three days? Has it been that long already?” [Gayn]
“We didn’t notice at all since we don’t really pay attention to the time~” [Rurutia]
“We can’t damage our body no matter how much we drink anyway, so if there’s something interesting going on, we can drink until we get bored!” [Kufo]
“Wa ha ha ha! And besides, it’s only three days!” [Tekun]
“That’s crazy. By the way, where is Willieris-sama?” [Ryouma]
She gave her blessings, so I thought for sure she would be here too, but…
“Ahh, Willieris went on a trip with Grimp.” [Tekun]
“Grimp… If I’m remembering right, that’s the god of farming, right?” [Ryouma]
“Yep. He’s also Willieris’ husband.” [Tekun]
“They always get along so well. Before leaving, they mentioned being in the mood for another honeymoon after seeing such a good wedding. They said they’ll go around the world and see how the land and the crops are doing.” [Gayn]
“What hundred million does this make that? They’ve gone on so many honeymoons I’ve lost count!” [Rurutia]
“It’s harvest season around the Riforu Kingdom that you’re at, Ryouma-kun, and it’s planting season for other countries and continents, so the crops just might grow really well from this year’s winter until next year. After all, the Goddess of the Land and the God of Farming are going on a world tour~” [Kufo]
I know they’re gods and all, but at times like this, I just can’t help but get a wake-up call not to expect normal human behavior from them.
As I thought that to myself, I drank the cup I received.
while I was drinking, Kufo suddenly remembered something and called out to me.
“…Wait. Three days? You came here through the church at Gaunago, right? Weren’t you supposed to go back as soon as the wedding ended?” [Kufo]
“That was the plan, yeah. But remember how you guys gave the bride and the groom your blessings? Not just one blessing either, but like every one of you gave them something.” [Ryouma]
“Ohh, yeah! So, what about it? I bet everyone became real excited, yeah?” [Tekun]
Just as Tekun says, the guests did become excited.
Whether it was the bride and the groom, or the guests, there has never been a happier and more excitable wedding.
That’s something to be grateful for indeed, but… Because everyone was so excited, there were also other unexpected things that happened.
If I were to list them one by one, well… First of all, we ended up going way past the time the wedding was meant to end. The guests just wouldn’t stop making merry.
And then we were originally planning on destroying the wedding halls after using them, but after that buffet of blessings the gods gave, the people were all like ‘This is the venue where a wedding with an unprecedented number of blessings was held! We can’t just destroy something like that!’ So, in the end, we couldn’t dismantle the place.
Because of that we had to fortify the wedding halls to make sure that it would be able to stand the test of time. I was the one responsible for its construction in the first place, so I had to watch over the fortification until the end.
Word also spread among the servants that I was the one who sculpted the idols, so a lot of them requested that I make some for them too.
“Oh my, did it really turn into such a big deal?” [Rurutia]
“I could have just left the work to everyone else and refused the requests, but everyone was really friendly.
And besides, I figured that mass producing the idols would serve as practice for my earth magic anyway, and I also just taught the workers the reinforcement magic I used to reinforce the tunnels at the mines, and I also got a lot of advice from Mr. Arafral, who was in charge of conducting the ceremonies, on the topic of medicine concoction, so while I did have to prolong my stay, it was a fruitful endeavor.” [Ryouma]
“Well, that’s good to hear.” [Gayn]
Oh, right. There was something I wanted to ask them about sculpting idols.
“By the way, I happened to notice that a new title has appeared under the title section of my status board. It reads: ‘Idol Craftsman’. What is that?” [Ryouma]
“Oh, that one is exactly as it reads. You got that title because we acknowledge you as an idol craftsman.” [Tekun]