Chapter 195 - Fake (1)

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“Best tune?”

Jamie asked Gav, not knowing what he meant.

“Why is it the best tune?”

“That, I too don’t know.”

Gav answered with a weirdly confident expression.

“The important thing is that our level of tune, and synchronization is incomparably high compared to the others who have me.”

“So, how did you come to know that?”

Jamie asked, looking at the first king with a puzzled expression.

First of all, the memories that have settled in his head were definitely of this man. It wasn’t known why the memories were in him, but it was probably because he wore the crown on his head.

‘It wasn’t an archival artifact…’

He knew right away that this was an artifact with an ego, but he never imagined that it would work to create such a situation.

And the identity of the man here continued to annoy him.

The creeping memories speak of this man as the ‘first king’.

In other words, there is a chance that he could know of the history of 10,000 years ago, when all the records were expunged.

“As I said, I don’t know. I just felt your existence! You didn’t?”

“Not at all.”

“Huh?! How?”

“Even if you ask me, there is no answer I can give.”

It was the same now.

Gav seemed to keep feeling something but Jamie didn’t feel a little thing.

It was daunting just to organize the memories of the guy who rushed in.

“That is bad. But it’s good because it doesn’t change the high sync rate of ours!”

“That is only good for you. So, what is the benefit of this high sync rate and having the same tune? Does it increase the knowledge you share with me?”

“It isn’t such a trivial thing.”

“What nonsense! Why am I here then?”

He came here, all this way to know at least something worthy.

“And what of you? I am sure that you are the first king, Gav Illidan, but why are you in this place?”

“They are such complicated things~”

“Why did you come here? A being who lived ten thousand years ago.”

“Look here~ I am a great man who has laid the foundations of the world which is existing now, can’t you speak nicely? Do you think you are my descendant to speak like that?”

“Don’t keep changing the topic, and just answer my question. Do the magicians who have used you till now, know of your identity?”

Gav grinned at it.

“No way.”

“Then you only told me?”

“Because you are special.”

Gav said with a smile as he went around Jamie.

“You are special. I don’t know why your tuning is great with mine, but does that matter? I can tell you a lot of things.”

“So. Why? Why believe in me at all?”

“You~ don’t joke~”

Jamie looked at Gav with a displeased look.

Gav seemed to have a rather brazen personality and kept smiling slyly.

“Rather, aren’t you curious? How was this world in the beginning?”

“Suddenly you bring this up?”

“Aren’t you curious? Most of the magicians who came to me kept asking me the same question.”

“And you can answer that?”

“Of course. I am omniscient.”

At the word omniscient, Jamie smiled and said,

“Then show me the beginning of the world.”

“I knew you would be interested in it.”

As Gav snapped his fingers, the vast land shook, turning into a barren wasteland.

An empty land. Animals, trees, grass.

There was nothing that could be called life there. Except for one person.

“That person…”

A man with worn out clothes was walking on this dead land where even a small puddle of water cannot be found. He continued to wander aimlessly on the dry and cracked land with feet covered in blood.

However, the man’s skin was a little strange. It was covered in dust so it wasn’t clear, but the man didn’t seem ordinary. He had blue skin.

Jamie turned around and Gav smiled.

“Me.”

“Why are you wandering alone?”

“Did you lose your way?”

“You…”

“Questions for a later time. Keep looking.”

Gav snapped his fingers and the background changed again.

This time, the number of people increased a little, and the constructions made of hardened sand were there.

Gav was the ruler of it.

Considering the ignorant times in which they were discriminated against for the slightest difference, this was surprising.

The reason was simple.

“Only I could use magic.”

Magic made the early stages of civilization skip several stages. There were many other tribes beside this place, but it was incomparable to Gav’s.

As time went on, the image began to change quickly.

Gav’s tribe quickly absorbed the surrounding tribes. Many people gathered under him and the birth of small cities was instantaneous.

Gav didn’t age.

As with that blue skin, he was different. So he was special, and people started to worship him as God.

Jamie narrowed his eyes, but he continued to watch. The city turned into states and grew bigger and bigger.

It absorbed the nearby cities. The birth of civilizations and the birth of a great empire with a thousand year history spanned the continent.

“Changing my appearance, I continued to reign as king and rule the nation.”

Gav was a being who was freed from the bondage of lifespan in the first place.

No one noticed that.

At first, Gav was the most outstanding magician, and the magicians at the time didn’t have the ability to discern it.

However, even a thousand year old empire didn’t last forever.

Unlike the previous emperors, where most of them were treated as saints, the emperors who decorated the last 100 years were considered incompetent.

Gradually, the influence of nobles grew and problems arose.

Numerous people were born and people suffered terribly because of it. Revolutions happened everywhere but the emperor was reduced to a puppet and could do nothing.

Since the nobles could move their troops at will, the weak revolutionary army was simply defeated.

And then came the Churches of the 12 Gods.

And they appeared suddenly.

The followers of the 12 Gods spread to different regions, caring for suffering and preaching their faith. It was around this time that the empire which was corrupt but maintained power began to crumble.

“Just 100 years. It took me a while to find out that the great empire I had worked so hard to build turned out to be a sand castle.”

The empire which ruled the entire continent was divided into dozens.

From then on, the continent was divided into five.

Central continent – Haron, Earthen Continent – Kariren, Western Continent - Arisha, northern continent – Olvia, Southern continent – Brion.

The 12 churches divided the five continents evenly and became a hegemony of the continent.

And time stopped.

Jamie had a lot to think about.

‘Should I believe this right away?’

To be honest, this wasn’t what he was expecting.

Since it was the beginning of the world, he wanted to be shown the time when Diablo lived.

In fact, even then, it couldn’t be called the beginning of the world. Because there was more history than that.

But what Gav showed was when he first began to live here. It seemed normal.

He was the Omniscient Library of this time, so he had to be the person who had information of this age. There was only the expectation that he would be able to know about the people in the past.

But…

‘The 12 Gods weren’t active from the start?’

He knew things because he had read history books.

However, very few records of that time had survived. It was unavoidable.

Ten thousand years is a long time. It wasn’t a very long time for Jamie, who lived in the previous time, but that was something only Jamie knew.

Ten thousand years was a time that would not be strange even if the records were all destroyed.

So, Jamie thought that the Gods existed from the start of this world too.

“Aren’t you curious? Of course, you must have believed that the 12 Gods existed since the beginning.”

Jamie looked at Gav and continued with a bitter face.

“And I was just a puppet. All my life.”

“I would like to hear the whole story.”

“It’s simple. God’s messengers came to kill me and I barely survived. But I thought that I would be constantly chased and I thought that there would be no end to this.”

“So you hid yourself in a crown, right?”

“Because it is dark under the lamp.”

Empires collapsed and dozens of countries were created and many disappeared constantly.

“I changed into various shapes and finally took the shape of that Crown. I lost consciousness and surrendered myself to time.”

“And it fell into the hands of the first king of Seldam?”

“Well, yes. The first king was a strong magician. He found out that I was unusual. That being said, my sync rate with him was so low that we ended up just finding a few things in the world. Anyway, that alone was a shock to him and from then on I was called the Omniscient Library.”

Gav seemed lost in thought for a moment and then shrugged,

“Since then, good magicians have appeared in the Seldam Kingdom. More recently, Siegfried. That guy is pretty cool. I have never seen a magician like that before. Until I saw you. But my sync rate with him is quite low.”

‘It seems that the sync rate isn’t proportional to the magic state.’

Jamie had no idea how things even worked out like this.

“Anyway, I hid inside that day and lived till now. The 12 Gods no longer wanted to find out about me, or maybe they just lost interest in me.”

“Why are you telling me this?”

It is very interesting to learn a secret which is difficult to understand.

However, he didn’t understand why such a dangerous secret was being told to him. and Jamie was feeling a little weird.

‘This brat… there is something he is hiding.’

It looks like he showed him everything about himself, but there were a lot of sparsely missing things from the past.

Since it was a quick glance for nearly a thousand years, it was natural that there were parts missing, all the core parts were lacking.

For example,

“But, how did the 12 Gods approach you?”

“Uh?”

“Why go after you? Is there any reason to take you, who was doing well? Rather, colluding with you would have made it easier for the 12 Gods to establish their position.”

“Well…”

“It is strange. They suddenly approached you and told you to get off the throne. Should we ask them?”

Saying that, Jamie raised his left hand and Gav recognized Pyro’s pattern on his palm.

“You, why is that!?”

Pyro with Jamie.

He didn’t like it much, but it was possible to check the fact with her. Of course, it was impossible to have the power of a true saint because it was still in borrowed form, but it wouldn’t be difficult to talk.

“I’ve been deducing things by myself by listening to everything you said. Here.”

“… what things?”

“First. You know of the previous world, the one ten thousand years back. Second. You are not human like the ones now. It isn’t just your color that is different, it is because you were parasitizing others and making a living. So, you managed to last ten thousand years. Perhaps a race that existed in an earlier era.”

“… and?”

“Finally, why could you be the first king?”

Jamie’s eyes narrowed.

“From the beginning, you were the puppet of the 12 Gods.”

Gav closed his eyes and Jamie continued.

“You have been given the mission. To pioneer a new civilization. You must have been entrusted with many things. Things like qualifications to become the ruler of the new world. Then, you did something offending the 12 Gods. After that, they lost trust in you, and everything you had was taken away. This is my reasoning, is there anything wrong?”

“How did you come to such an inference? You…”

“But I still don’t know. Why is our sync rate so high? Perhaps…”

Jamie asked him with purple eyes.

“You recognize this color?”

Gav didn’t answer it.

Instead of answering.

“Give me your body.”

Gav’s entire skin was dyed purple now.

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