I got a fake job at the academy C42
I got a fake job at the academy C42: Reverberation of the Past (2)
After the talk with Rudger, Rene walked down the hallway with a hazy expression as if she were dreaming. In her arms, there was a book about non-attribute magic that Rudger had given her. Even though she was lost in her mind, she instinctively felt that she had to treat the book as something precious.
Rene, who was walking down the hallway at a rapid pace, stopped her steps when she heard a voice calling her.
A soft and pleasant voice called her; it was Erendir, the third princess of the Empire.
“What is senior doing here?”
“I was worried, so I waited for you since you’ve been called by Mr. Rudger.”
“Yeah? It’s alright hehe…”
Erendir felt suspicious at Rene’s strange reaction.
“Rene. Maybe Mr. Rudger did something to you……”
Erendir didn’t like Rudger’s actions even before this. Probably because her first impression of him was the worst.
During the first orientation, Rudger didn’t even say what he was going to teach in his class. Because of that, there was a lot of talk among the students in <Akashic Records>, so it must have been disappointing.
For her, with her values of justice, Rudger behavior was almost unacceptable. Afterwards, the content of his class was quite impressive, and she admired it, but that alone did not immediately dispel the bad perception that was ingrained in her at first.
Rather, her attitude towards Rudger worsened during the werewolf incident so when Rudger took Rene to his office it was normal for her to have bad thoughts.
Rene hurriedly defended Rudger.
“Mr. Rudger was just giving me advice……! He never touched me! Mr. Rudger is not a pervert!”
Having said that, Erendir was rather perplexed.
“I, I didn’t mean to say that. Junior Rene’s……pretty sassy.”
“I was just thinking that he would force you to take another class. I remember the relationship between a man and a woman…….”
“Uh, huh? Come on, wait! Not like that!”
Rene also realized that she had made a big mistake, and her face flushed red from embarrassment.
At this sight Erendir started laughing.
“Ahaha. Okay. It didn’t happen that I was worried about you, so I’ll take it that way.”
“So nothing really happened?”
“Then what is that book?”
Erendir found Rene holding a book she had never seen in her arms, and she pointed it out.
What she did not know was that Rene was now handling the book with care as if it were something very precious.
“This is from Mr. Rudger.”
Rene nodded her head and Erendir opened her eyes a little in disbelief.
She didn’t know much about Rudger, but she never thought he would take care of Rene, since she couldn’t keep up with his class due to her nature. She thought he was going to kick her out of class.
“Yeah. He told me that learning this would help me a lot in following the class.”
Erendir couldn’t believe it even more when she saw Rene smiling bashfully. Rudger would do her this favor?
Wasn’t that man poignantly and cruelly pointing out the students’ manifestation of attribute elements even in the previous class? Of course, that’s all true, and she understood that it was a way to inspire motivation by touching the other person’s self-esteem but Erendir didn’t like it.
‘For a moment, he seemed to have been particularly kind to Rene.’
When the werewolf attacked she remembered Rudger being rather harsh on her, the princess, and speaking a little softly to Rene. Of course, the memory at that time was slightly distorted due to a bad feeling towards Rudger, but the overall context did not change.
If she looked at the fact that he called Rene separately this time and handed her the book.
A word came to Erendir’s mind but she didn’t say it, instead Rene asked her.
“Is it possible that teacher likes me?”
The thought that Erendir had been holding in her mind was actually brought out by Rene herself. Erendir shook her head as she pondered how to explain this.
“No, that’s not it.”
Even Rene thought that she had said something that was not true but when she actually said that, she became suspicious.
‘Mr. Rudger really doesn’t like me?’
It sounds like she’s proud of her saying this, but Rene was confident in her looks.
‘Aren’t I pretty enough?’
Rene actually had a beautiful appearance that drew the attention of even a few nobles. Her hair color is also a rare hair color, but the heavenly beauty that goes with it was enough to make Rene’s name rise among the male students of Theon.
Suddenly, Rene imagined the scene where she was with Rudger. She thought they would be a good-looking pair, but Rene hurriedly shook her head.
‘Ah, anyway. Being with someone you don’t know well yet……’
Rene had a strong conservative personality in this direction.
Erendir asked her carefully, seeing her blank face and then shook her head.
“Have you eaten?”
“Yeah? Oh no, not yet.”
“Then do you want to eat together?”
“Are you really okay with that?”
Rene was so happy at the princess’s suggestion, that she didn’t know where to put herself. It was because she thought that if it was Erendir, there would be people waiting in line to eat with her other than herself.
But that was Rene’s mistake, Erendir had rarely traveled with anyone until now. Her status as a princess was great, but she was shunned by other students because it was so high.
Occasionally, there were students from noble families who spoke to her, but they only contacted her for political purposes. They didn’t come because they were purely in love with the person named Erendir. All they saw was that she was the third princess, she wasn’t Erendir.
‘Oh my gosh. It’s the first time a senior has asked me to eat together!’
In the eyes of Rene, who was alone all the time because of the incident at the beginning of the semester, it reflected like the great mercy of seniors.
Perhaps she thought Rene would refuse since her reply was delayed and Erendir said as she rubbed her blonde hair with her fingers.
“If you don’t like it or feel uncomfortable, there’s nothing you can do about it…….”
“No! I want to eat!”
At this moment, Rene and Erendir have become friends that will eat together for the first time.
* * *
Having sent Rene back, I sat alone in the school office and remembered the meeting with her a while ago. It seems she doesn’t know herself, but I do know what power she has.
‘Non-attribute magic. It is not so surprising that the attribute itself does not exist.’
For me, it is a new form of magic that has not been discovered before because it has no attributes, and there was nothing new about it. Because magic has always been new to me.
Since I was living in a world without magic, the magic that exists in this world has always given me a mysterious experience.
Ironically, compared to the wizards who are residents of this world, I, who has the memory and knowledge of another world, perceive magic as magic differently.
Today’s wizards with a clogged mindset were isolated and stagnant in their lives but after being reborn I must say that my brain limiter has been released.
Other wizards reaction when discovering new magic.
‘-Non-attribute magic? There can be no such thing!’
But for me.
‘-Non-attribute magic? In a world where magic exists, there could be such a thing.’
I reached the point of being flexible. Even my point of view was different from that of the wizards in this world, it was very different. Even that strict master stuck out his tongue in this area when he taught me.
However, what I paid attention to as I looked at her was not the magical powers she possessed, but her eyes. Her non-attribute magic is only a part of her power she possesses. The real thing is her ‘eyes’.
‘Those eyes. I think I saw her somewhere.’
My master had all kinds of old books that I can’t find now, and the typical ones were books about monsters and demons that are hundreds of years old.
There are no monsters except for a very small number of cryptids now, but it is said that in the past, this continent was full of monsters and even demons that controlled those monsters.
I thought of Rene’s eyes. Her eyes were pale blue however, while we were talking a while ago, I noticed that the color of Rene’s eyes had changed subtly.
Among the deep blue irises, a pure white light shone like the stars in the sky. Her eyes resembled the calm waters of the Milky Way in the night sky. There was no way I could not have been unaware of those peculiar eyes.
‘An eye to distinguish between good and evil, the Judgment. Unless I’m mistaken, Rene is the owner of that eye.’
The Judgment is an eye that distinguishes between good and evil in others, and clearly shows whether there is any hostility or not. A power that can’t be called magic, but is literally close to a miracle and a mystery.
The great thing about this eye is that it can reveal the appearance of ‘demons’ hiding in the crevices of humans.
‘Now, those demons are only treated as legends.’
To people today, demons are just bad guys with horns on their heads and red skin that appear only in fairy tales. A product of lies to scare children, however, looking at the old books, it seems that they exist.
‘In a world where magic exists, there must be demons. I also died and came back to life, isn’t there something like that?’
And Rene’s eyes had a lot to do with it.
I have seen with my own eyes that the Judgment that only existed as a record is real. In other words, the existence of the Judgment that distinguishes demons determines whether demons exist or not.
Another characteristic of the Judgment is that if it appears, a big event will occur regardless of the age. Fortunately, Rene’s Judgment was not in a state of being fully awakened, and it seemed that she didn’t even know that she had that kind of ability.
But someday she will realize.
‘Is this also a relationship after all?’
No wonder the book she wrote ended up with Rene.
‘It hurts a little.’
It seems that she doesn’t remember but one day she will.
To think that I would find the owner of the Judgment eye and face a past relationship like this.
‘To be involved in this kind of thing in Theon.’
I sighed and got up from my seat.
I thought that if Rene can use the Judgment properly, maybe I will be able to find out all the members of the secret society who are hiding in Theon.
In particular, the most threatening thing to me right now was the First Order, which is still difficult to identify.
‘They are as vigilant as possible, but there must be something that I can find.’
As long as I didn’t know where the first order was and what it was doing, I had no choice but to be as careful as possible. However, if Rene’s Judgment works properly, maybe it will be of great help to me.
Aidan and his friends plus Rene. If I cleverly use the power of these children, maybe……
After putting on my coat and opening the door to leave the office, I finally heard a creaking sound outside the door and had to stop.
A blue-haired girl sat on the floor, clutching her head. Looking down at her, I spoke with a cold voice, contrary to my bewildered heart.
“What’s going on here, Flora Lumos?”
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