Even if She’s the Demon King’s Daughter, She’ll Betray Him Because the Hero’s Party Is Yuri Heaven! - 27
The other parties were also doing better than two days ago. It seems that getting thrown into the forest as a group had worked wonders. They were all fighting more effectively as a team and the auxiliary party was out of breath by the second half.
“Right, here’s the summary of today’s training,” our teacher said. “Every party has significantly improved their teamwork. Tomorrow and the day after that, we will ask you to enter a forest with higher-leveled monsters than yesterday. If you don’t ensure that your group tactics are better than ever, you could get injured~!”
They’re saying something so scary. To be fair, this is a Hero Academy, so I wonder if this was just inevitable…
“You’re all dismissed for today!” the teacher said. “Good work, everyone!”
And with that, school is done, the day’s finally over.
“Hey, why don’t we talk a bit about tomorrow?” Yusha asked.
“Oh, the family restaurant again?” Shilde asked.
“I-I’d like to talk as well!” Hira said.
“Hmm…” I mutter. “My roommate may be making dinner for me, so why don’t we just talk in the classroom?”
Yusha tensed up, possibly at the words “roommate.” “Oh… you have a roommate?” she asked.
“Yeah,” I said. “Didn’t I mention that? They make me lunch and so on.”
“Ah, soooo, what kind of relationship do you two have?” Yusha continued.
Why is she so desperate to know…?
“C-Calm down, alright?” I say. “My roommate is… ah, she’s my friend! We’re friends!”
I know Ascena is supposed to be my servant. But, I’m not lying when I say we’re friends, so it should be fine.
“… Hah, so that’s how it is,” Yusha said. “I’d like to go to your place next time, Lily.”
… Yusha is smiling like usual but I’m scared… did the light in her eyes just disappear or is that just me?
“W-Well, I’ll invite you sometime?” I said.
“Yes, that’d be perfect,” Yusha said.
Why is she so desperate…? It’ll be nice to have Yusha come over to my place but I’m worried.
“Let’s head to the classroom right away,” I said.
“Ah, right,” Yusha said. “Sorry, sorry.”
Haah… I don’t know why but I was so scared just now… someone as cheerful and smiley as Yusha suddenly getting angry is the most terrifying thing. Huh? That means Ascena will… I decide not to think about it too deeply.
We move to the classroom and push our chairs together to start the meeting! It seems that the other parties thought the same thing, some of them are still here in school, too.
“Today was exhausting!” Yusha said. “But I’m happy with today’s results~”
“Yeah,” I said. “Thank you, everyone, for believing in me and following my orders.”
“Of course we would,” Shilde said. “You are the Leader, Lily.”
“I-I would like to thank you, too,” Hira said. “I wouldn’t know what to do if I was just by myself…”
It seems that everyone’s feeling the same. Good, good.
“Starting tomorrow, the monsters will be much more dangerous than the forest yesterday, so I expect everyone to show the same great teamwork as today, alright?” I said.
“Yeah!” “Got it!” “Roger!”
“What kind of formation would you have in a forest environment?” Yusha asked.
“What kind of defensive tactics should we use in those woods?” Shilde asks.
“How can I support you all?” Hira asks.
Everyone asks serious questions about tomorrow. Of course, I was already thinking about all that and since I’ve been into monster-infested forests in the Demon World, I can answer them. We talked for about an hour and got everyone’s opinions.
“… So we’ll go with this plan?” I asked.
“Yep!” Yusha cheered. “Let’s do our best tomorrow!”
“Yeah!” Shilde cheers. “Thanks for all your work.”
“Th-Thank you as well,” Hira said.
Today was a good day. We were able to fight with everyone feeling like they contributed, we were able to discuss and plan for tomorrow, and I can eat Ascena’s home-cooking… and we also decided that Yusha would come over to my house someday.
“Meeting over, then, everyone,” I said. “Let’s give our best tomorrow!”
Am… am I being a good leader? I don’t dominate with fear like my father… is it good that we’re united by our strong friendships? I’m a little concerned and anxious because I’m the Daughter of the Demon King. However…
“Yep!” Yusha said. “See you tomorrow, Lily~!”
Looking at Yusha’s smile, I feel like those troubles are so small. She’s a girl with that sort of mysterious charm.
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