Salvatore arrived at the Noah’s Royal Capital four days after Annan sent the letter.
Luckily, the situation here in the capital was not urgent.
The curse did build up a lot in the air on the first day. Even some passersby were carried into the hospital, and the transcenders were afraid to go out.
However, the King had an expert to repress all the curses that permeated the air into the body of Dream Stealer Danton on the night of the incident, repurifying the air near the palace.
His Majesty employed a Gold Rank Wizard for this task. He was a man in a white robe and a pure white mask. He had long dark hair and a slender figure, but his age could not be discerned. A creepy smiling face was drawn on the mask with red ink.
He seemed to have a personal connection with the King, who was said to have acquainted him at a young age.
The wizard specialized in Idol School, the “Inscriber” who was capable of banning the curses of many schools. His main mission was to prevent members of the royal family from being located or cursed by the rituals or to bless the spy with a spell that obscured their whereabouts.
At the same time, the abundance of the curse prevented the wizard’s lifespan from being reduced because of overusing the power of the elements. This was probably why he was willing to accept the job.
But even so, Annan did not know the person’s real name. All he knew was that Eugene would call him Mr. Kai.
It was a monophonic name.
If nothing else, this should be the first phonic of Kai’s real name.
He was indeed a true professional.
Mr. Kai used a spell that Annan did not even know the name of. First, he restored the destroyed building to its original state. Then, he absorbed part of the curse overflowing in the atmosphere, compressed the remaining curse into four spheres, stuffed them inside Danton’s body, and sealed it completely.
That operation stupefied Annan.
However, there were benefits to it too.
It would be much easier when Salvatore came over to create a nightmare.
So after a month of separation, Annan and Salvatore met again.
Although Salvatore was a little occupied with the boy’s name, “Von Hohenheim”, Annan did not care much.
Whether he was a Full Metal Alchemist in the future or did he craft a prototype Azoth sword, it had nothing to do with Annan.
“Von Hohenheim”, like Michelangelo and Nicholas, were people who actually appeared on the earth where Annan lived.
“Von Hohenheim” was born in Zurich, Switzerland. He was a famous alchemist and physician during the Renaissance and the founder of “medicinal chemistry”. In addition, he put forward the vital concept that “a surgeon should also be a physician and vice versa”, which promoted the innovative progress of the medical idea at that time.
He gave himself a name, “Paracelsus,” which meant greater than the famous Roman physician “Celsus”. His full name was quite long, so long that it raised the suspicion of just prolonging the novel’s word count.
If things worked similarly to the trajectory of Nicholas and Michelangelo…
On the earth where Annan once lived, he was supposedly a Great Person, and he had the potential to become a Gold Rank at minimum.
But at least for now, the future Mr. Paracelsus was just a wizard apprentice who was curious about the Alteration magic.
“Who collected the curses?” Salvatore was a little surprised, “The technique is quite profound.”
“It’s a Great Person — Kai. Have you heard of it? A famous Inscriber.”
“A famous Inscriber? That’s a much rarer profession than an alchemist.”
The young and promising alchemist who lacked sleep could not help but sigh softly, “I know this profession. He can even forcibly change the fate of others by changing their real names. I didn’t expect such a big shot to be in the Noah Kingdom.”
“Let’s not talk about that.” Annan patted Salvatore on the shoulder and smiled softly, “Since you have advanced into an alchemist, you should be stronger than a typical Alteration Wizard, right? How long does it take to create this nightmare?”
“I have to do more research, and I can’t give you a definite answer.” Salvatore pondered for a long time, then frowned and replied earnestly, “Give me at least one day. After all, we have no room for failure.”
This was the technique pioneered by his teacher.
Since the skill was of the same lineage, Salvatore was reasonably fit for this technology tree. However, he had never tried it, and the situation did not allow him to fail.
“Alright, no problem.” After Annan agreed, he went out with the Paper Princess and Eugene.
Kafni, who had just returned to the capital, waited for him at the door.
She had already arrived two days before Salvatore arrived in the capital.
After learning that her mother and Dream Stealer Danton were dead, she had mixed feelings about it.
To put it into words, it was like the expression on Prince Hamlet’s face when he suddenly heard that Claudius had died on the spot and spiraled into the sky when he fled back to Denmark.
Kafni’s expression at the time was complicated.
Sorrow, pain, resentment, release, regret, ecstasy, loss, emptiness… Her expression repeatedly changed.
Annan secretly took a screenshot at the time, and it was even a .gif file .
The two direct murderers who troubled Kafni for many years died unexpectedly before her revenge. Luckily, her real enemy, Prince Philip, was still alive.
Indeed, there was no word error.
It was “lucky”.
If Kafni’s enemies were all dead before Kafni returned, Kafni’s determination for revenge, her preparations for revenge, and her appeal to Annan would all become a joke.
She had to defeat Philip personally.
This was also the consensus of Annan and Kafni.
But the big news that the “Purest Spiritual Medium” stirred up a few days ago suddenly disrupted the situation in the capital.
The Silver Sire Church’s original plan was to carry out the elimination of the Fourth Prince and Dream Stealer simultaneously while the Silver Hand Knight purged the remaining Rotten Man believers.
This was to prevent the news from the higher-ups from spreading to the bottom, causing ordinary believers to escape. At the same time, the goal was also to avoid news being leaked from the grunt below, alerting the higher-ups.
As a result, many Rotten Man’s believers were now on their guard with the death of two relatively high-profile Rotten Man believers.
According to Captain Alexander’s complaint to Annan, at least two dozen Rotten Man believers had managed to escape from their surveillance.
They were now requesting assistance from the covert intelligence agency “One-Eyed Crow” to conduct another full search of Rotten Man believers.
For the sake of these elusive Rotten Man believers and to keep Philip out of trouble, Annan did not give them a chance. Instead, he took Kafni directly with him and put her under the Paper Princess’s protection.
That was to avoid Philip thinking he had the chance again.
After all, Annan and Kafni had something else to do.
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