I Was Reincarnated As The Older Brother Of A Villainess Destined to Die, So I Want To Change The Future By Raising My Younger Sister With My Own Hands – Volume 3 – Interlude – Nina the Adulterous Adventurer

Atashi–Nina had finished her work and was at the Adventurers’ Guild. It was already dusk, and there were many adventurers who had finished their work, just like me. Some of them were drinking at the bar next to the guild, so it was very noisy inside the guild.

I don’t mind the hustle and bustle of the adventurers, but I’m too lazy to brave the crowds. But I have to keep pushing forward to get to the reception desk.

“Huh.”

I let out a short sigh and step out.

Fortunately I’ve learned how to disguise my presence and walk with the skills Zechs has taught me, and I’m able to slip through most of the crowds. It’s a bit of a hassle to have to bring those skills up, but considering the population density of the Adventurers’ Guild, I’ll have to give up on that. It’s my fault for not taking the time to visit.

It doesn’t take long before we reach the reception desk. As luck would have it, one of the reception desks has just opened.

Oh, Nina. Thank you for your help.

Good work, Sarah.

“Thank you very much.”

She’s new. She just graduated from the academy last year. She is the closest in age to me among the receptionists, and we get along well. Recently, I’ve had a lot of chances to entrust her with the reception desk.

Sarah gives a friendly smile.

“Is this a request fulfillment report?”

“Yeah. Here’s the proof of defeat.

Please wait a moment while I check it out.

I’m not sure what to expect, but I’m sure I’ll be able to find a way to get a good look at the rest of the pictures.

In less than a minute, she reappeared.

“Defeat of the Forest Snake, accepted. Here is your reward. Please confirm.

He takes the bag of money and checks the contents. He nods his head in agreement.

Normally I’d have a light chat with him… but he doesn’t seem to have time for that now. Let’s just turn on our heels.

However, Sarah approached me as I quickly turned my back to her.

“Nina. I’m leaving in a few minutes, would you like to have dinner with me?”

“… Okay. I’ll meet you at the bar.

I think about it for a minute and agree. Since I was originally planning to eat out alone today, I have no problem sharing a table with her.

Sara’s face lights up when she hears my answer.

“Thank you.”

I don’t care. Good luck with the rest of your work.”

“Yes!”

You leave the reception area and take a seat in the adjacent tavern. The bustle of drunken adventurers is a bit disturbing, but as long as they don’t get involved, it’s fine.

The actuality that I’m a disciple of Sisu who has two names and I’m a rank B adventurer myself, so no one was going to mess with me. I’m sipping on my fruit water as I wait for Sara to arrive.

Ten minutes later. Sarah, in plain clothes, takes a seat opposite me.

Sorry to keep you waiting.

I’m fine. It’s faster than I thought.

I was expecting a 30-minute wait, given how busy it was. I’d say a third of the time is good.

She seemed to be relieved that I didn’t really care about it and patted her chest. Then she continued with a smile.

“Well, let’s order some food! What would you like to order, Nina?”

Yakitori set.

You’re very handsome.

Sarah’s cheeks tightened as she answered the questions about the items she had already decided on.

His reaction is a bit disconcerting. This is a bar. If you’re going to eat them, the tastier the better. Besides, I don’t think yakitori is so austere.

But I’m not going to argue with you. It’s exhausting.

After that, we finished our orders and waited for our food to arrive, chatting and laughing.

I just have one question.

We’re eating. Sara asked me about it when we’d finished.

I tilt my head back.

“What?”

“Nina-san, I heard that you are close to the ‘Saintess of Sunlight’, is that true?”

That’s what I’m talking about.

I wondered what he was going to ask me, but he wanted to know something about Kalon.

Well, as expected. Most of the questions I get are about Sith or Karon.

I cower slightly.

“I must warn you, I can’t say much about Lady Caroline.”

We’ve had a lot of different people try to contact us… a creep who’s been asking about Karon’s personal life, an agent who wants to know what’s going on in Forlanada. I don’t think Sara’s one of them, but just to be clear.

Then she laughed.

I know that. I’m not a daredevil to get involved in your affairs, my lord. I’ve seen too many boys at the academy get hurt.

I remember when the school was for nobles and commoners alike.

I’d forgotten about it because it’s still a few years away. On second thought, I think it’s a very problematic system. Why don’t we separate them?

A question occurs to me, but I’m not in a position to think about it right now. I’ll ask Zechs later.

Sara’s expression was a little taken aback when she heard what I said.

“Aha! Nina, you’re still in pre-school, aren’t you? She’s a rank B. She’s strong and well-spoken, so I’d forgotten about her.”

“… Do I look old?”

I’d be very shocked if that were the case.

“No, no, no, no, no, no! I’m not like that. I’m not old, just mature. Don’t worry!”

“Yeah. That’s good.”

Um, can we get back to that?

What were we talking about?

I’m talking about your friendship with the Lady of Sunshine.

“Aha.”

Atashi understood and gave her the answer she was probably looking for.

“I’m sure you’re close. I’ve had the pleasure of being your friend.”

It’s not exactly innocence, but Caron’s a force to be reckoned with. Not quite… Or maybe not. Anyway, she has a mysterious charm that pulls me into her brightness when I’m in contact with her. That’s why I like spending time with Karon a lot.

Sara said, “Wow.” “Wow!” she said, sounding impressed.

So you’ve been to the castle?

“Yeah. A few times.”

I do live here, but it’s a secret. If they find out, there’ll be a huge uproar.

“Well, then, when you visit the castle, is it possible for you to meet someone else?”

I do.

Like Zechs-sama, for example!

“Well… Yeah.”

Zechs and I see each other every day, not just when we meet. He doesn’t come with me on missions anymore, but his hellish training is still ongoing. I wish you’d leave that out of it.

I mean, what does sara want to ask? She’s been getting hotter and hotter. Her eyes are blazing.

I’m not sure what she’s up to, so I decide to find out.

What is it you want to ask me, sara?

Straight to the point. I’m not that good of a talker. It’s better than going the long way.

Sara acted strangely at my question. She looked around her surroundings and then she came closer to me.

“What kind of ・・・・・ person is Zechs-sama to you, Nina-san?”

How, what do you mean?

I’m not sure I understand the point of the question, and I’m tilting my head even more.

Sara seemed to get impatient with me and said “Oh my god! She said a little.

“Nina-san, I’m asking if you adore Zechs-sama!”

“Huh?”

I’m not sure what to do with the money I’m about to spend.

Not paying any attention to this puzzled look on her face, Sarah continued.

“Because, isn’t it wonderful? A commoner adventurer who happens to be friends with a noblewoman meets her brother and they fall in love. It’s a dream come true, don’t you think?”

Her eyes were shining brightly as she said so. Like a fish out of water, she looks more happy than ever.

Sarah was like this…

Atashi replies in disgust.

“Reality is not easy.”

Having been reduced to slavery I could only think of Sara’s dreams as stories. I know there are romances like that, and I don’t mind dreaming about them, but please don’t drag me into them.

But Sara’s not gonna let that stop her.

No, of course not. There were a number of girls at the academy who were discovered by noblemen.”

“Mwah.”

If a precedent is mentioned, it becomes difficult to deny it from the top of your head.

But that doesn’t apply to Atashi and Zechs.

I don’t think he and I will have that kind of relationship.

“Yeah, yeah . Can’t you at least give me a little consideration? Please just tell me how you feel, Nina-san…”

She was persistent, as if she was really interested in me. At this rate, it seems that she can’t change the topic of conversation.

I’ll just have to go along with Sara’s hobby. With a sigh, I turn my thoughts.

Zechs saved my life, my mentor, my freak… He’s a man I can trust. He lied to me about his identity once, but I’ve forgiven him for that. He’s probably the most trustworthy man in the world. So, like him or not, I’m sure I do.

But what sara wants to ask you is about love. And that’s when the answer becomes confusing to me. I’ve never been… well… even now… I can’t afford to lose myself in love. I’m still a slave, and according to Zechs I’m doomed to death. I can’t afford to look away.

And yet, if we were to define his existence…

It was a difficult problem for me, because I’m not very good at expressing relationships.

I spin and spin and spin, and suddenly Karon’s face is in my mind.

Oh, yeah.

I think he’s my brother. Yeah, that’s the best fit.”

I only had a sister… but I think my brother must be like him.

Unlike Atashi who was satisfied, Sarah reacted in a dissatisfied manner, but it couldn’t be helped.

Finally, the conversation about Zechs is over, and we return to our original chat.

The adventurous life of a fornicating adventurer can be a bit of a chore at times, but it’s a lot more fun than it sounds.

I’ll be happy if these days continue.