“They have cuts on their arms, not life-threating. All have been properly
treated.” Platoon Leader
“Then, send Kyle’s squad to escort one carriage with the two killed in action and the
three wounded back to the royal capital. The rest should stay to search the
bandit’s stronghold after I question the captured bandit. They may have
captured citizens to be liberated.” Pat
“Ha!” Platoon Leader
Wayne approached me with a worried look on his face.
“Pat, don’t be so disheartened. Two killed in action with those odds is
well above average.” Wayne
“Wayne, I know. That being said, I still think that perhaps I could have done
better. I feel bad for the two families.” Pat
Wayne pats me on the shoulder with a bitter look, then returns to the carriages.
The heads of the bandits were also piled into the returning carriage, to serve as
a proof of subjugation. The heads will be exhibited at a certain area of the
No one noticed the tall man with brown hair fleeing deeper into the forest at