Gun: A Short Story

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“After stealing my wallet, trying to molest me, and now this.” Said the girl after letting out a long sigh, “You guys are the worst!” It was after her last shout that I witnessed her true nature. Much like me when I had to fight the soldier statues inside Basilisk Catacomb, a small white light also appeared in front of her chest. Then, she put her hand inside and pulled out a weapon. Different from mine, though, her weapon was not a sword. It was a gun. As I didn’t have much knowledge on gun, I didn’t know whether it was a pistol or a shotgun. All I knew about it was its color was red and its size was average, for a gun anyway. “Let me tell you guys something.” Shouted the girl, “You guys picked the wrong girl!” “I see. You are a Haeres!” Said…show more content…
He was quite fast, actually. However, the girl didn’t put much effort in fighting him. She aimed at his leg and pulled the trigger. The next thing I knew, I heard a bang followed by a long scream. Then, I saw the knife-wielding man lying on the ground, holding his wounded leg. “What a stupid action.” I murmured, “You shouldn’t charge carelessly if your enemy has gun like that. Don’t he know such basic?” “So,” the girl looked at the other two thugs, “Who is next?” “D-don’t get so…show more content…
What a waste of time.” “Well done.” I walked toward her while clapping my hands, “Very well done.” However, it was not exactly the correct way of approaching her. Perhaps she thought I was another friend of the thug, she pulled out her gun again and shot at me. Fortunately, I was also quick enough to pull out Aqua Blade and deflected her bullet. “Who are you?” “My name is Luke.” I answered as Aqua Blade evaporated, “Full name is Luke Worthswell.” “Luke Worthswell?” Virona’s gun also vanished shortly after, “That young archeologist?” “Well, I’m an archeologist and I’m still nineteen. So, yes, I am that young archeologist.” “You’re really him, huh?” She said unamused, “But, what does an archeologist want from me?” “I’m looking for someone to be my assistant.” “Assistant?” “Yes. I have seen your battle against these three thugs.” I glanced at the three men who were still lying on the ground, “From what I have gathered, you’re perfect to be an archeologist. So, how about it? Want to start as my
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