Chapter 51: Registration│Read translated stories and daily updates at: Awebstories.com
The day after I was able to produce water freely, His Highness Mark and Gil-san came to the farm.
“Alesia. When I heard you were coming to the palace, I was worried.”
“When I told His Highness that Alesia-chan was acting strangely, he became concerned.”
His Highness fixed his gaze on Gil-san, who pretended not to notice.
“Well, I wanted to ask you about Eitana-san. But that’s all right now. I have something to tell His Highness… I’ve become a wizard.”
“…You became a wizard?”
“I gained the ability to freely produce water yesterday. So I’m going to register with the government as a wizard.”
“I understand you’re signing up. How much water can you generate?
“Well, I’m pretty sure it’s a lot. Do you want me to show you?”
My parents, His Highness, and Gil-san followed me out to the wasteland.
“Well, I’ll show you… Water, come.”
I raised my hands and chanted, and a large body of water appeared in the air. I consciously formed a sphere out of the mass of water and looked at His Highness, who opened his mouth thinly and looked surprised. I spread my hands out to the left and right, and the water lumps transformed into a dozen or so large balls of water that floated and swayed.
I threw the water balls and chanted, “Let it rain,” and a light rain started to fall around us.
“Oh, I forgot to mention that all of this water probably has healing properties.”
“Healing properties? What a waste! Alesia-chan! Stop, stop, stop! It’s a waste!”
I couldn’t help but laugh when I heard Gil-san’s panicked cry.
“The ability to create water alone is a tremendous power, but water with healing properties? Alesia, you…”
In thought, His Highness rests his hand on his brow.
“Your Highness, I don’t want to run and hide any longer. I want to ease my parents’ long-held concerns, and I want to be of greater service to the people of this country than I am now. That’s why I’m signing up. Will you protect us?”
His Highness inhaled deeply, looked at me and my parents, and responded emphatically.
“Yes, of course. Can you come to the palace, Alesia? The sooner you start, the better. I need to inform my father and others that a wizard has been born.”
“Yes. I’ll be happy to come!”
The palace was as crowded as it had always been.
Everyone was staring at me as I walked under His Highness’ and Gil-san’s protection. I hope I didn’t appear to be being taken away.
A few moments later, I was led to a luxurious room where, in addition to His Majesty and His Highness, the Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, and Interior Minister were all present.
I introduced myself and explained that I had learned water magic. I also mentioned that water has healing properties.
The men bombarded me with questions one after another.
“All of a sudden, when you turned fourteen?”
“What kind of healing ability?”
“How far can you make it rain?”
“What is the most water you can produce at one time?”
When I showed them a glass of water, they were surprised, but when I told them that the most I could produce was as much as this room, the room fell silent. The decision was made to show it in a secluded location on the waste land next to our house.
They fell silent when I showed them a large lump of water. I had done the same thing when I was six years old, so I smiled and quietly finished, “Like this.”
“However, if I’m too tired, mentally depressed, or suffering, this may not be the case.”
This is just a failsafe.
“Your Majesty, this is… This is Aura’s second coming.”
“I thought all the references to Aura were exaggerated, but from what I see here, it’s true.”
We then returned to the palace, where I detailed its healing abilities.
I didn’t tell them about the silk because His Highness was concerned and asked me not to.
“If the information got out, there was a chance they’d fight over the silk.”
“I’ve registered with the government, so please keep my parents and my friends safe. Now that His Highness Prince Herrud has taken notice of me, I’m concerned about the future.”
Everyone was taken aback when they heard that.
“our Majesty! What is the meaning of this? All I heard was that he had harmed a farm boy.”
The Foreign Minister flushed. He had not been given any information about this.
“I had stopped them. Previously, the farm had been discreetly guarded. Alesia’s existence was confidential. She’s never had complete control over water magic; she only allows it to rain when she sleeps. They didn’t want the rain to stop abruptly as a result of a commotion. However, the kingdom of Farrill is already aware of Alesia’s rain, but they don’t appear to understand the benefits of rain yet, but they will in time.”
“We must come up with countermeasures at once.”
For the time being, we were dismissed.
I was successfully registered as a wizard, and the farm was to be guarded at all times by soldiers. I’m ready to attract the attention of neighboring countries.
A week later, something happened that made me think, “I’m glad I registered quickly and had them put me on the protected list.”
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