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Author : FUSE aecise: THIRL RAIARAMI| Choracter design: He AH

(Storm Dragon Veldora)

\ Rimuru's friend and name-giver. A catastrophe-class monster.

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DWARVEN KINGDOM

; GREAT FOREST [> Tempest wolf.

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P| \ SEALED CAVE - aN J _- - b mi 5 ne i é PLOT SUMMARY

Demon Lord Milim has taken residence in Tempest. Rimuru

and his cohorts, Fearing that the other Demon Lords will

think that she has made a pact with Tempest, decide to

stay on her good side and wait For the storm to pass.

But in che meantime, Demon Lord Carrion and his Follower

Phobio visit Tempest and clash with Milim. Then the Guild of

Blumund and a survey party From Falmuth arrive. With the

way Tempest ig attracting attention From its neighbors, there's no telling who could show up next...! Lf

nits ba e [> One of the Ten Great Demon Lords ; n y ah a Bes | gas STE a - ee . ee 7). / | ee hs pani On Mehra GNIAR) ie ode Gu hey 2 Se I ee Ail Ky Y fl "~~ el nS SiC SRS OE NES aS

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~F| BONUS SHORT STORY

| Weldora’s Slime Observation Journal C3

| P 155 |

He won the admiration of his people as they watched him bravely go to war to protect them.

Every resident of Eurazania shared this dedication.

"That Demon Lord is

our pride

ESE ARBAB:

fe

Right in the middle of a worldwide

war.

Carrion, king of the lycanthropes, styled himself a Demon Lord about 400 years ago.

So full of admira- tion and desire, in fact...

that they would sell their souls to reach his level.

CHAPTER

VEPSEEF

Only

PLEASE, PHOBIO, YOU

LORD LOSING

SHUT | CARRION THAT COULDN'T FIGHT. YOUR | actualty

FOOLISH

HUMILIATE © HIMSELF LIKE THAT

KNOCKED OUT INA SINGLE BLOW!

ONE OF

BEASTKE-

WE MUST KEEP LORD CARRION'S ORDERS IN MIND.

OH, BUT

MUST BE I QUITE

IMPOSSIBLE UNDER- TO KEEP SUCH A FEELING UNDER

CONTROL.

THE THREE -

=e

BUT OUR MISSION IS TO RECRUIT THAT SLIME AND HIS FOLLOW- ERS...

I UNDER- STAND YOUR FRUS- TRATION, SIR...

FORGIVE

My OY - . | CITIZENS BELATED | | Go OF EURA-

INTRO- ! DUCTION. & : ZANIA!

IAMA HUMBLE MEMBER

OF THE

MODERATE HARLEQUIN ALLIANCE.

I AM KNOWN AS FOOTMAN,

THE ANGRY

YOUR ACQUAIN- TANCE.

WN

vy a x <2 ae

SEE, THE MODERATE HARLEQUIN ALLIANCE IS AN ODD-JOBS MERCENARY OUTFIT.

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DO YOU CLOWNS

THERE'S NO NEED TO BE DEFENSIVE. |.

I THINK YOU'LL FIND IT'S WELL WORTH YOUR TIME TO HEAR WHAT WE CAN OFFER you!

GET LOST.

I HAVE NO

REASON TO

SIT AROUND

AND LISTEN OF FISHY- LOOKING CLOWNS.

j Z Z 4 4

BECAUSE WE CAN OFFER YOU A TRULY

NATURALLY, !T ALSO POSES A GREAT DANGER.

BUT WHEN YOU HAVE OVERCOME

Seen Eee

‘&

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WELL, MASTER RIMURU

LF

TIGHTENED

UP YOUR | BEARING \ a

rs

IT HASN'T BEEN LONG, BUT IT SHOWS THAT YOU'VE TAKEN YOUR TRAINING VERY SERIOUSLY.

g wor pe

WEEKS AGO, YOUM'S GROUP WAS MERELY A

RABBLE OF

AFTER GIVING THEM GEAR AND SENDING THEM TO HAKURO...

ot ee FINALLY LOOK WORTHY OF BEING CALLED A CHAMPION'S PARTY.

AND NOBODY'S

ANYONE

WITH THE ~—- REALLY Vet EAE ARMY OF AWARE (TAT THE 200,000 OF VUST iy go he

ORTHE HOW Ke sa ie

ae eer WH | | DEFEATED LORD —_ THINGS S ¢ eam

EVOLU- GOT... j ia TION. Zo ,

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HE WAS EXCITED TO REPORT BACK ABOUT THE BATTLE AGAINST THE ORC LORD, COMPLETE WITH FICTIONAL DETAILS.

AS THEIR FAME

... THANKS GROWS,

TO THE RECOGNITION OF THE ASS/STANCE WE PROVIDE THEM.

ROMMEL'S ALREADY HEADED BACK TO FALMUTH AHEAD

KINDA FEELS EMBARRASS- ING TO JUICE UP THE STORY OF A GREAT BATTLE THAT YOU NEVER ACTUALLY TOOK PART IN, THOUGH.

IN THE FUTURE, YOUM'S GROUP WILL UNDERTAKE HERO/C ACTIVITIES USING OUR HOME AS A BASE.

EVER S/INCE THEN, YOUM'S BEEN 7/MID AROUND

THAT YOU RECEIVE ENCOUR- AGEMENT FROM A DEMON LORD.

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THAT'S

SO YOUM AND HIS COMPANIONS LEFT, WITH A BIT LESS POMP THAN I WOULDVE EXPECTED.

THIS IS MILIM NAVA,

THE

OH,

I GUESS YOU NEVER GOT A FORMAL INTRO- DUCTION.

ACTUALLY DEMON

MUST ADMIT, I FIND

THIS

VERY STAR- TLING.

UNDER- ITIS STAND A VERY WHAT PLEASANT SHE AND MEANS, RELAXING THOUGH.

OH, YOU KNOW, I'VE GOT A LOT OF

IT SEEMS ial delbe LIKE YOU'RE THOROUGHLY | HERE. : ENJOYING - YOUR VACATION

TO ME.

, PROMISE DETERMINED THAT'S NO THAT YOU'D

THAT YOU : PROBLEM HELP US TURN WERE : YOUM INTO A SOMEONE i . [=o CHAMPIONP WITH A / IK \ || TRUST- Vig 7 | A [ Xe (EN ; { WORTHY | ss=~ wee] EEF a ons eRe Al AE

——

NATURE. a] a er ipa ees = Oper a Lge

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ees

I'VE ALREADY TOLD THE

YEAH, THE |} Sa a NECESSARY uf WAY YOU'RE ese | PARTIES AND

RELAXING ~ | eee. MADE ALL CERTAINLY a fie SURE ——~ NEEDED TELLS ME WORKS |.’ gece = PREPARA- MUCH TRUST e ie YOU HAVE IN ME.

COMING I SWEAR, HERE ALL THOUGH... THE TIME I'M VERY IF NOT HAPPY TO KNOW FOR THE ) THERE'S SUCH DANGER A DELIGHTFUL ; PLACE FOR RECREATION IN THE VICINITY OF BLUMUND.

DOES HE THINK THIS /S,

A PUBLIC BATH ALONG THE COMMUTE HOME FROM |,

WORKP ff

VM EL

DANGER

ON THE THAT HE ROAD, MENTIONS HUH? Tvs

Ectlin Lee ele vies p Hii ae Nee I GUESS SRN sr SO INT aia f> mi a eas BUILDING aoe gi ne Be oe ! Lara A ROAD ; WOULD BE THE QUICKEST WAY, WOULDN'T ia ag

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OH, B-BUT acc

YOU'RE ; THINKING TALKING r( = ie pee on ail STRUCTING MAUOR | my - y gery

INTER- | [ eo Neco NATIONAL | NY ! peta eel OF BLU-

7 i MUND.

DO THAT, I WANT PEOPLE

FROM NATIONS THE WORLD OVER TO VISIT.

YOU TO HELP SPREAD

THE WORD THAT WE'RE MONSTERS

WHO POSE NO DANGER.

.- THEN

I, FUZE, PLEDGE TO SPREAD THE WORD OF YOUR TOWN USING ALL THE CONNEC- I SEE. TIONS WELL, IF I HAVE. YOU'RE WILLING TO GO THAT FAR FOR THE BENEFIT _ OF OUR

PEOPLES

rere

THE FOREST /S

WE'VE

ALREADY Ya UNDER

in GOT THE 1227

ROAD Y

vag =e TO THE E VISION

OF - DWARF |/ Y

COURSE, KINGDOM 2

PLANNING TO HANDLE ALL OF THE WORK ON THAT OUR- SELVES

UNDERWAY.

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ST JUST MAKES ME LOOK LIKE AN INCREDIBLY GOOD, NICE MONSTER.

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MAYBE BECAUSE WHEN A MONSTER SAYS SOMETHING THAT'S REASON- ABLE...

ra GUESS THE IDEA WAS A HIT WITH HIM.

SHE CAN FIND MONSTERS ;

RIGHT MILIM’S

AWAY, : INCREDIBLE

WHICH TO HAVE MAKES THE AROUND! HUNTING il @n-’d

A LOT

EASIER.

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FINE, FINE, I'M COMING.

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IT's

BEEN A

LONG

TIME

».CHAN- SINCE CELLOR. THEN

YEAH, SURE, | BUT COULD YOU PLEASE EXPLAIN WHAT'S HAPPEN- ING?

SENSE A MENACING AURA...

WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN FIGHTING Pp

I HAVE AN URGENT DISPATCH.

CHARYBDIS HAS RETURNED

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ln the city of Tempest

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when floating in the bath

CANNOT IMAGINE THE SEAL WOULD COME UNDONE WITHOUT REASON

SAYS

IT CAN CONTROL MONSTERS

FROM

H ... WHAT'S | CHARYBDIS?”

WHAT?! THE RULER OF THE SKIES HAS RE- TURNED

INDEED. MY SISTER TREYNI IS BUSY HOLDING IT BACK...

PERHAPS IT'S AN AFTER-

EFFECT OF VELDORA'S DISAP- PEARANCE

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: CALAMITY- CHARYB- a eas) CLASS BIS. DEATH, re LD MONSTER IT COMES oo 2 WITH NO BACK TO LIFE ie Py f : eee AFTER A SET | _ IT COMMITS. PERIOD OF TIME. ; RS 3 = z co. Re INDISCRIMI- IT WAS SEALED S oe NATE MAS5- AHO IMMOBILIZED 4 : oo. SLAUGHTER BY A HERO. [MME NZ oONY O ON INSTINCT ee te : ue

if (geht “Vite

BECAUSE IT I5 A SPIRITUAL

wi Bs “HS ie BEING THANKFULLY, |< ~\ Ph es WITH NO

GREATSAGE JOO : REVIVAL KET ME Pe FL REQUIRES 9 Oana FROM BEING . A VESSEL, _ THE LOOP... Re : a < CORPSE.

I SUPPOSE IN IISA

(T'S NOT

GOING TO BE THE TYPE OF CREATURE ee HEAT GAN Ge DOESN'T HAVE EASINESS A MIND OF

WITH THROUGH) A I piadite HONEY AND oO OG | DIALOGUE. Pg

MYSTERY HOW IT'S HEADING FOR THIS

Well...

I'M SURE

SO THAT SOME OF

I HAVE WE YOU HAVE

DECIDED HAVE ALREADY

TO AN SENSED... DEFEAT ENEMY

[Ts

THERE

OUR IS NO SAMURAI NEED GENERAL TO BE BENIMARU AFRAID. IS PRE- PARING

OUR

FORCES.

YOU NON- COMBATANTS, FOLLOW RIGUR'S ORDERS

THAT

IS ALL! I DON'T WANT aa OR RIOTING! FOREST.

NOW GET

GOING!

VESTA, MAKE CONTACT WITH KING GAZEL

' (‘x = a

SORRY. I KNOW : YOU WERE on oa ENJOYING

YOUR

I'D VACATION. APPRECI-

ATE IF YOU EVACUATED WITH THE OTHERS.

IF YOU

S.

BUT THE THREAT IT POSES IS LIKELY EVEN GREATER THAN A DISASTER’

THE ONLY REASON IT'S NOT CLASSIFIED A DISASTER & LIKE A e DEMON LORD...

S

oO

BECAUSE IT DOES NOT TAKE "INTELLIGENT ACTIONS.”

THAT’

CHARYB- DIS ISA

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.. YOU WOULD CHALLENGE A DEMON LORD?

»-BUT EVEN IF I'M DEFEATED, I HAVE NO PLANS ON GIVING UP.

SHOULD LOSE THE FIGHT...

I'D APPRECI- ATE IT IF YOU WOULD CHECK TO SEE HOW THE PEOPLE OF SET ff BLUMUND FEEL ONE- v > ABOUT TAKING ess y WN IN REFUGEES, se lt \\a IN THAT ONE- a OL’. IN-A-MILLION POSSIBILITY.

YOU'RE THE MASTER OF THESE MON- STERS.

AND I'VE TAKEN ON HER WISHES.

PLUS, WHEN YOU SAY THIS THING IS ON THE LEVEL OF A DEMON LORD, THAT JUST MAKES IT HARDER TO BACK AWAY FROM THE

SHARE MY HOMELAND WITH SHIZU, AS IT

HAPPENS.

IF I'M GONNA TROUNCE

LEON THE DEMON LORD

e THEN I CAN'T VERY WELL BE SHRINKING AWAY FROM CHARYBDIS

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FROM

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Mf

REQUEST.

PLEASE, ASK AWAY.

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san - __

THIS IS THE ROAD THROUGH

THE FOREST LEADING

TO THE OWARVEN KINGDOM.

THAT CON- STRUCTED THE ROAD

BUT THIS IS EAS/ER

TO REBUILD - THAN THE TOWN

SRO sioner

AN

OFF- CHARYBDIS

SHOOT IS A MONSTER Pe THAT FORMED 3 iepook FROM A POOL i ss OF MAGICAL Sf , ENERGY THAT LEAKED FROM MASTER VELDORA.

/S IT COMING THIS WAY BECAUSE - IT'S WUD DRAWN TO VELDORA, EXPLAIN WHO'S WHY IT’S INSIDE HEADING OF ME FOR THE NOW? VILLAGE.

K THIS CONNECTION ...OF THE TO MASTER DANGER VELDORA IT REPRE- SHOULD

SENTS, TELL you I BELIEVE. as

f

YOU MUST ASSUME THAT VIRTUALLY EVERY MAGI- CAL ATTACK AGAINST CHARYBDIS \ WILL FAIL TO HAVE ANY

EFFECT.

SO.

WE HAVE TO GRIND IT DOWN WITH PHYSICAL ATTACKS, THEN.

FIRST, LET ME BE VERY CLEAR ABOUT ONE THING.

THANKS THE TO THE FLow INFLUENCE prey OF ITS CULES SKILL WILL BE “MAGICAL AKO ENCE"...

THROWN ASKEW.

YESus BASED BUT IT

ON ITS WILL TREMENDOUS RECOVER RECOVERY THE

RATE, DAMAGE WE MUST AS SOON ASSUME AS YOU IT ALSO POSSESSES neni "ULTRASPEED REGENERA- TION"...

AND MOST TROUBLE- SOME, THOSE FOLLOWERS ALSO HAVE "MAGICAL INTERFER- ENCE.”

WHAT I SA/D TO FUZE WAS THE TRUTH, IF EMBELLISHED

A BIT FOR

ORAMATIC

EFFECT.

FOLLOWED BY MULTIPLE FLOATING SHARKS KNOWN AS MEGALODON.

THE MORE I HEAR ABOUT WHAT THIS DO THEY = THING, THE MEAN, WORSE /T

AN OFF- SOUNDS. SHOOT OF

VELDORA r=)

HEH HEH HEH! ARE YOU

SURE

YOU'RE NOT

FORGETTING

SOMEONE

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IT SOUNDS AS THOUGH ANY ATTACK

THAT UTILIZES MAGICULES WILL HAVE NO EFFECT, NOT JUST MAGICAL SPELLS.

IDO HAVE A SECRET TECHNIQUE UP MY SLEEVE, BUT I'VE NEVER TESTED /T BEFORE...

so™

DON'T TELL ME YOU DON'T REMEMBER WHO I AM!

\

ff

5S ERR Be id Bees

THAT FISH MAY BE B/G, BUT IT'S STILL JUST

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THIS IS OUR TOWN | AND OUR /}/ PROBLEM.

THAT'S RIGHT. WE CAN'T TAKE WHAT 1S gi ee ais WRONG wiry | FRIENDSHIP you | TOHAVE YOU SOLVE ALL PEOPLE Be Ue D/ a PROBLEMS FOR US.

WHEN LORD RIMURU IS COMPLETELY AT A LOSS AND WE HAVE NO OTHER OPTION, ONLY THEN WOULD WE HUMBLY WISH FOR YOUR HELP IN THE MATTER.

WOULDN'T

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EN LL siete nee ncteceereorrreceias cee oe xX ee

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7 _

c see asus

SORRY, MILIM.

LIKE

TRUST M IE 7 TFEEL CRYING, TOO.

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HEY... DON'T YOU THINK WE SHOULD HELP, AFTER ALLP

SOT WANT YOU FOLKS TO STAY HERE AND WATCH WHAT HAPPENS.

NOTHING SHORT OF A DEVA- STATING ATTACK WILL HAVE ANY EFFECT.

WE'D ONLY BE GETTING UNDER-

FOOT.

WE LOSE THIS: FIGHT, THE HUMAN

NATIONS TN") TO FORM A COUNTER- STRATEGY.

I HAVE A REQUEST.

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AND HE SA/D HE CAME

FROM THE SAME PLACE AS

SAH/ZU...

STRANGE FELLOW HE /S. HE DOESN'T THINK AT ALL LIKE A MONSTER.

THAT WAS THE SIGNAL THAT THE BATTLE HAS STARTED.

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Ber tee be ye we ow

ce LL feneee: —o | on —— [|

FLARE IS

CK

AN ATTA THAT BURNS

ENEMIES CONTA/NED BEHIND AN

ISOLATED

BARRIER.

:

IF IT MAKES FULL,

é S ir Ty

ONLY BURNED ONE OF ITS FOLLOW-

WELL, THIS INTER-

SKILL

LIVES MAGICAL UP TO ITS J ANNOYING FERENCE

REPUTA- TION

THE HEAD WHICH SHOULD HAVE BEEN BY THE

BLAST.

CREATURE, AFFECTED

a Ww © © | ir, x .

IT OFF AS IF

IT DID NOT EVEN CAUSE

AN ITCH.