Chapter 008: Soldier's Job 3
Goblins are monsters at the bottom of the bipedal monster hierarchy. In other words, they’re often hunted by the stronger members of that hierarchy. Above them are monsters like orcs, ogres, trolls, and cyclopses. The monsters usually found preying on goblins are orcs and…
When Wayne hears the cracking sounds from trees, he spins around.
“Troll, a Troll?! What is it doing here?” Wayne
Troll, a four meter tall monster known for its strength, luckily it has low intelligence and poor agility.
“Everyone, prepare for battle! Grab a bow and shoot at your discretion!” Pat
Platoon members grab a bow and fire, multiple arrows stick, but the troll isn’t showing any signs of pain as it slowly approaches.
“Keep shooting!” Pat
The flying arrows pierce the troll’s belly, but they can’t reach the internal organs due to the thick fat layer.
“Everybody, switch to spears!” Pat
It’s time to drop the bows and use spears as the troll gets closer. The troll moves closer to Wayne, it must feel he’s the biggest threat. It’s holding a large log it picked up somewhere in its hand.
The log makes a noise as it’s swung around, but Wayne manages to dodge it. He stabs the troll to a depths of tens of centimeters, but the spear becomes lodged. The troll can still swing the log without any issues.
Wayne jumps back without his spear to dodge the log. Other members attempt to stab the troll, but they can only pierce a few millimeters. Is it the weapon quality or the arm quality?
Wayne swaps to his two-handed sword and uses it to deflect the log and open up a space to slash at the troll’s belly. He manages to slash in tens of centimeters again, but the troll is still able to attack.
“Wayne! Crouch!” Pat
Wayne crouches down as I rush in while holding my spear at my waist. I manage to pierce in the same wound that Wayne’s sword had just opened.
The troll cries out in pain.
Wayne grabs the haft of my spear and we both slam the spear deep into the troll’s body.
As the troll screams even loader, the chin raises and Wayne takes the chance to slash at the throat. We are both dyed in the bright red blood that splashes from the troll. A second later, the trolls falls down onto its back.
“Tony, decapitate the troll” Pat orders in a tired voice
Editor Note: The plural of cyclops is most commonly cyclopes, personally I hate that pluralization and instead use what would be the normal English pluralization, cyclopses.