Seeing Ayla flustered in front of Cedric Schnee himself, who started nagging and showing off at the same time, Eden deeply regretted speaking up for the first time.
Oil dripped from the whole boar that was stabbed with a long harpoon. The skin was crispy and the lean meat was obviously soft and chewy. She gave up eating because she was out of her mind. It was when Eden made up her mind to eat and headed to the plate.
“Everyone seems full, then I will eat this.”
Walter hurriedly intervened, took the plate and slowly disappeared. The boar’s front legs eventually became his.
“Ah, I hate him….”
Eden ate dinner and went back to the barracks and went to bed early. Tomorrow was a busy day for the chef, Aunt Katrina, to prepare drinks for winter with the people of the estate.
Perhaps because of that, they received an order to finish up all the old liquor left in the oak barrel, and Walter and his companions, who returned with the smell of wine, snorted and slept well.
Eden jumped out of bed with a burning sensation in her bitten ear all night long. She couldn’t hate the sight of Walter, who was sleeping deeply with one hand on his head, lying long on the back of his head as a pillow, even more.
‘Let’s try it somewhere.’
One hit on the forehead, it felt like it would relieve her stomach a bit. It was when she crept up to Walter’s bed and lifted her hand.
Walther, who she thought was sleeping, grabbed her wrist and forced Eden to fall on his side.
Eden groaned, and his hand covered her eyes. Eden, who was about to kick him, suddenly stopped moving.
A childhood she can’t even remember well. Eden had suffered from an unknown nightmare. It was a dream where she was engulfed in flames all around. She fell asleep at night, and when she woke up in shock, she couldn’t sleep until dawn.
It was Walter’s hand that obscured her vision, as she tossed and turned every time. Now, feeling the warmth of his hand, which was too big to cover her face, she fell asleep slowly.
Walter narrowed his eyes. Eden, who was sleeping comfortably with her mouth wide open, had become accustomed to the darkness. He watched her for a long time, feeling her warm breath on his hand. He wasn’t tired at all, even though he hadn’t slept.
From afar, the cicadas began to cry. As if in response, another cicada also cried. Sernotti’s summer was deepening.
She can’t sleep. She was not sleepy at all. Right now she was blinking her eyes very slowly, but she was never dozing off. Her head was heavy and kept falling down because there were so many things in her head, not because she was sleepy….
Somebody gently pulled Eden’s arm and put her back again.
Walter’s calm voice could be heard beside her.
She could see Valtri sitting on a high chair, looking puzzled. Eden swung her hand in the air to appeal that she was never asleep.
“Ah, where did the fly come from… .”
“Walter, explain the duties of our Sernotti.”
Sernotti’s head, Valtri, ignoring Eden catching a fly that didn’t even exist, threw a question to his son. Walter replied in a tone that was dry enough to sound hard.
“It has jurisdiction over the territory and is responsible for people’s lives and safety.”
“It is to fulfill their duty as a knight of the Klawe Empire by going out to wartime.”
“Is that all?”
Aren’t they tired of repeating the same thing over and over again? Eden sincerely wanted to ask everyone who was spacing out in this place.
“In an emergency, it involves sensing the various dangers lurking around the Emperor and taking action to remedy the situation.”
‘Are you going to be specific?’
Seeing Eden moving her lips silently, mimicking Valtri’s solemn face, Cedric bit his lip, barely holding back his laughter. Eden was the daughter of Valtri’s distant relative, whose parents died in an accident shortly after she was born, and sent her to the Sernotti castle.
Because of her troublesome personality, she has been in the barn the most since her childhood, but she barely managed to get over thanks to her best friend and son of the Lord, Walter.
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