I Become a Rogue Lord in a World Where Only I Level Up C85
I Become a Rogue Lord in a World Where Only I Level Up C85: The Road to King (25)
“What are the enemy’s primary armies?”
“Cavalry and infantry, they are moving in a very common formation, cavalry in front and infantry behind!”
It was a common formation that was far from strategic.
“Sir, shall we go with the iron cavalry?”
“No, we’ll start with the infantry. I’m going to set up a fish-scale formation!”
Form a fish scale formation with infantry. Even if the infantry at the tip of the line was wiped out, the infantry in the next line would take on the enemy, and if the enemy cavalry could get inside, they would be surrounded.
Only the carefully trained troops were able to change the formation in an instant.
“Archers stand by in front of the fish scale formation and fire arrows at the moment the enemy appears. Then quickly move back, and the infantry in the fish scale formation will meet the enemy cavalry. Yusen, you take charge of the fish scale formation, and Givens, you take charge of the archers!”
“Yes, my lord!”
After instructing the two men, I looked at Zint.
“You’re coming with me to the enemy general.”
When I gave that order to Zint, Elheat looked at me in dismay.
“What am I supposed to do?”
“Your Excellency is not well enough to go…….”
“What are you talking about? I’m as good as cured!”
Elheat said firmly. In fact, I was waiting for him to say so.
“Then can you take the iron cavalry? When the enemy’s cavalry confronts the fish scale formation, turn around and raid the enemy’s rear.”
“I will complete that mission. Let’s go!”
“Yes, my lord!”
Elheat’s vassals nodded loudly and followed him. However, there is one problem. Who was really the general leading the troops ahead?
I had a bad feeling about this. This was Fran, who had never split up his troops.
A unit deliberately divided by Fran would not be led by an ordinary person. What I’m most afraid of right now is the damage that will be caused to our army.
We can’t retreat, even intentionally, at least until Fran’s troops converge on us. I want to avoid a situation where our troops will suffer damage. Rather, the best scenario is to destroy the advance troops.
After that, if we destroy Fran’s troops, we can destroy 200,000 of Narja’s troops at once, which will be very convenient.
However, this is a general that Fran trusts so much. The unit that Fran sent, knowing full well that by splitting up the unit, there was a chance that it would be destroyed by me. Something didn’t add up.
“Erhin, what’s wrong?”
“I have a bad feeling about this…….”
“A bad feeling?”
“Well, it doesn’t matter, because the result is the same anyway. If my plan fails, you are to return to Roserun immediately. You will not die here.”
Of course, I have no intention of failing. I said that because I didn’t want her to lose her life in the fight, but as soon as Yurasia heard what I said, she picked up her Rossade and held it in front of my neck.
“If you say that again, I’ll really stab you!”
She was serious.
“If I die on the battlefield, you have to make it back alive.”
“I left Roserun to follow you. It’s not a place I can return to so easily now. I will not leave until I see the world that you promised to show me, even if we have to die together!”
I was really happy to hear those words. It was a blessing to have someone who was willing to die with me.
“All right, now put the sword down. I won’t say it again.”
“If you understand, that’s fine.”
Yurasia bit her lip and lowered her sword. She seemed to have something to say. I’ll ask her about that after this battle. First of all, the plan has to succeed.
“I’m with you. We’re going to die together!”
“What are you talking about? Why don’t you do the same for Mirine?”
Zint is in deep trouble.
“I’ll die instead of you. You’ll take care of Mirine. That’s enough!”
Both Yurasia and Zint are the ones who say things that make me really happy. Of all my retainers, these two are the only ones I can seriously trust with my life.
I was alone in a world where I didn’t know anyone, and I was overwhelmed with emotion at the thought of having such people in my life. Anyway, I have no intention of dying.
It’s just that I don’t remember the history from here on out. Perhaps it was because the future was unpredictable that I became a little emotional. I have to believe in myself and fight.
“Zint, Yurasia, charge from your positions. I’ll move with you.”
Of course, my goal is to identify the enemy general.
“I thought the Fourth Army would have encountered the Aintorian Territorial Army by now.”
“That’s true. Since it’s them, they’re probably distracting the Aintorian army.”
Lucana remembered Medellin and shook his head in disgust.
The bad memory of almost dying of exhaustion when she had had a random training session with him came back to him, and his face naturally turned pale.
Her destructive power combined with her troops was the strongest. Therefore, the Aintorian army would struggle with its destructive power. The Fourth Army was the trump card in this battle.
“There is no warlord in Aintorian who can match my sister. She can only be controlled by His Majesty…….”
“I don’t think so.”
Lucana denied Fran.
“She’s on the run from His Majesty, and at that point it would be impossible to control her.”
The battle has begun.
[Fourth Army of the Narja]
The true identity of the enemy is a unit named the Fourth Army, its number is 50,000. In other words, Lunan’s entire army was 200,000.
[Troop strength: 50,000]
[Military Units: Cavalry]
Annoyingly, they were elite soldiers, and had high morale and training levels. So it’s hard for us to get the upper hand.
Well, I had more of an advantage with my military superiority and formation methods. Now that there was no strategist like Fran, I was confident in my strategy. That is, if the enemy general moves as I want him to.
The battle began, and the enemy cavalry charged at us, who had set up camp in advance as planned. The front row of enemy cavalry fell under the baptism of the archers’ arrows.
[Fourth Narja Army, 48,000]
[Aintorian Territorial Army 33,000]
Currently, there are 5,000 archers firing arrows, and the number of enemies is decreasing.
Of course, there is a limit to the number of arrows that can be fired, so when the number of enemies is reduced to 45,000, the archers will retreat to the rear and transform into infantry.
Finally, the cavalry charged into the fish scale formation. From here on, the enemy’s troops would have the advantage. I can only hope that the superiority of their armies will be minimized by the fish scale formation.
“I’m on my way to the enemy general!”
I jumped into the midst of the charging crowd of enemies with Yurasia and Zint. The cavalry in the front line was charging at great speed, while the enemy infantry followed, ready to pounce.
The tail section of infantry would be destroyed by Elheat’s iron cavalry. Not only because of the superiority of the army, but also because their morale is far superior thanks to Elheat’s command.
Just as I was about to charge at the enemy general the fish scale formation collapsed in a blindingly powerful flash of light.
With each flash, the numbers of my army dwindled. As the enemy cavalry broke through and disrupted the fish scale formation, my forces were quickly reduced in number.
Mana was exploding in the distance. I was getting more and more impatient. I spurred my horse and headed for the scene. Ahead of me, I saw an extraordinary woman. She was freely manipulating the countless swords that had fallen to the ground and was slashing at my soldiers.
The weapons that fell from the soldiers’ hands became her weapons, floating in the air and raining down on my troops.
The Valdesca family, a famous family from the Twelve Families of the Continent and Valdesca Fran was the head of that family.
[Age: 21 years old]
[Martial Force: 99(+1)]
I had heard about the names of the current ten warlords through the information that I obtained.
Valdesca Medellin is the top among the Ten Warlords of Narja, which is regarded as the most threatening and powerful country on the continent. The first of the Ten Warlords means the strongest in the country, of course, that excludes the king.
There was even an added plus effect. In other words, her current martial force was 100. Perhaps she was using the treasures of the Valdesca family, like Yurasia Rossade in the Roserun royal family.
I don’t know if the reason why she was able to obtain such a destructive martial force at her age has something to do with the characteristics of the Valdesca family, or if it’s pure talent, but anyway, that’s not the point right now.
She’s too strong, but that didn’t mean that I could just retreat. It would be worse to retreat and run into Fran. But there is no way to ignore her, the fish scale formation has already been completely breached.
The swords dropped by the dead soldiers will rise up in the air and attack our army again, this is very troublesome.
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