The Beloved Fiancee Is Likely to Be the Villain - 49. Start of the training! (Part 1)
At last, what I had feared has happened. …… No, I planned it myself.
On the one hand, I was annoyed that I had been taken in by Leohardt’s intentions, but on the other hand, he is from a neighboring country with which my country is on friendly terms. So I’m not going to neglect them knowing that their internal politics are going haywire.
Raphael had told me that Miss Lisha has a lot of magic power and that it was of good quality and would be easy to handle.
I thought that shocking her might awaken her magical ability. Magic is a rare resource that not even the higher nobility can afford. If she could master it, it would be her trump card.
And so, as Raphael planned, Leohardt jumped down from the terrace.
And here we are now.
“I am Raphael, son of the Marquis de Marshall. I’m very pleased to meet such a lovely and graceful young lady as yourself. You are beautiful just as His Highness Prince Vincent told me.”
“I have heard so much about you, Raphael-sama. Please call me Elizabeth.”
Elizabeth responds with a toothy compliment, her cheeks stained.
Yes, what I had feared was that Elizabeth and Raphael would meet.
If you think about it calmly, nothing will happen when Elizabeth and Raphael meet. Raphael is still being as cheeky as a cat but Elizabeth has a crush on me. So nothing should happen and I shouldn’t be worrying.
But even so, I don’t want a person with two faces like Raphael to be close to the pure, innocent, angelic Elizabeth. There is no clear reason. I don’t like what I don’t like.
I can work with a man with a terrible personality as a friend and a close associate, but I don’t want to introduce him to my lover.
“His Highness Vincent has instructed me to be your magic instructor. We may see each other more often in the future.”
“I see. I am very happy to see you, Raphael-sama. I look forward to working with you.”
“I will teach everything I can. I am a young magician, but I will do my best with all my heart.”
It’s the first time I’m seeing Elizabeth conversing with someone else other than me even when I’m standing beside her. I’m not sure if I’m the only one who looks mentally low ……, so please don’t do that.
Raphael looks from head to toe at Lisha, who was in a nervous “beware” posture, and then nods with a big smile on his face.
“This is amazing. It’s a circuitous path. It takes months of mental concentration and practice to finally get the hang of it, usually. May I ask what you did, to simulate her?”
“I fell off the terrace.”
“I see, by showing her the danger of someone close to her, you put her into a state of shock and forced her to manifest her magical abilities.”
Raphael nods with a mysterious face at Leohardt’s crude explanation.
How can you understand that with just one word? Speaking of the two, there’s no way you can be too much of a cur. You really are just like each other. ……
“You did a good job doing that.”(Raphael)
“It was my pleasure to assist you.”(Leohardt)
“Oh, um, I don’t …… know what’s going on with me. ……”(Lisha)
“I’m sure you’ve already reached the stage where you can use magic just by casting spells, Lisha-sama.”(Raphael)
Raphael smiles at Miss Lisha, who raises her hands in a gesture and stares at them.
Many people in our country do not know about this area until they enter Academia. The first year is learning about magic and the second year is exercises. However, it takes a year to learn to use a little bit of magic. It is not good to teach them offensive magic so that they do not get injured, so they are only allowed to use it to blow a gentle breeze or to light a lamp, and that is it. Only those who are recognized as having the necessary skills are given special classes in the third year. But that is only a handful.
Of course, since I am the Crown Prince, there was no way I could just say that I didn’t have enough education, so I had a tutor from an early age and trained with him.
Rarely, there are those who have a good affinity for magic.
They grasp in an instant the “feeling of storing magic power within themselves” that it takes ordinary students months to master.
Not only that, but they can handle the next stage, “gathering magic from the natural world,” without a hitch.
Miss Lisha is in between the two, but she probably won’t have a hard time.
“I can see that since she originally possessed more high quality magic power than others, she must have naturally spent time with nature intimately.”
“Indeed, I have been running and playing in the fields and mountains since I was a child. ……”
“My father used to say that a healthy magic power resides in a healthy body. So my father used to take me to the forest to meditate.”
I tried to suppress the urge to say, “I doubt that your body, mind, and magic are sound,” and pretended to be listening.
I look at Harold to ask him with my eyes if he would like to take my place, but he shakes his head. No, but you thought the same thing too, didn’t you?
“I’ll learn the magic …….”
“Yes. I, Raphael, will be responsible for raising Lady Lisha to be a great witch.”
“I’m sorry. It’s more like a wizard actually. Witches are more romantic to me. …… But I’m not talking about them.”
Coughing, Raphael makes a very serious face.
“Then, Miss Lisha.”
“In six months, Miss Lisha will learn two kinds of high class magic.”
Nodding her head, Miss Lisha opens her eyes wide and looks at Raphael again. It was a splendid double reaction.
“There are two kinds of magic: healing magic to heal wounds and other injuries. The other is purifying by blessing to purge evil. These two are common higher magic in the continent, so there is no problem to learn them in our country.”
“That’s right. The rest of the procedures are a lot more complicated.”(Vincent)
Even though we have friendly relations with a neighboring country, Miss Lisha is a foreigner. It is a special exception among special exceptions just to assign a “magician” from another country to our country. Naturally, there was no way he would be able to teach her any kind of secret or forbidden arts.
It seems that Miss Lisha understood this as well.
She thanks us by bowing her head stiffly.
Yes, this attitude is very favorable, but I must ask him to do his best in his manners as well.
Besides Miss Lisha, there is one more person who needs to work hard.
I look at Elizabeth.
Elizabeth also looks at me and smiles. Haaa…, she’s cute.
I mean it.
“Lady Elizabeth must also learn magic.”
“Me? What kind of magic is it?”
“The magic itself can be anything, but the more stable Elizabeth-sama’s magic is, the stronger Lars-kun’s control will be. Strengthening your magical power will help you control Lars well.”
“Strengthening my magical power: ……”
Lars, who was suddenly mentioned, squealed loudly and flapped his wings, “Kyooooooooo!” It seems that even though he has lost his memory, in that area, his pride is still there.
Elizabeth, on the other hand, widens her eyes at Raphael’s explanation. Her amethyst eyes sparkle.
“So that means I can protect His Highness Vincent!”
Ah, Lars crashes with a thud.
“I will try my very best. Thank you, Raphael-sama.”
“No, Thank you.”
Elizabeth holds her skirt and folds her knees gracefully. Raphael also puts his hand on his chest and bows his head until his back is straight.
Lars gets up from the ground with blazing eyes. I want to pity him, because he even made a contract with Elizabeth and turned himself into an evil dragon but……. There is nothing else to say.
Pity, Lars. ……
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