The Incubus System Chapter 143. Slime Lady
It was 1:52 PM and my class was almost over. My lecturer was still speaking at the front, while I wrote what he explained in my book. Occasionally, my eyes glanced at the front as I continued to write. Likewise, with the others, they seemed very focused on the lecturer's explanation and were busy writing it in their books.
Next to me, Larry sat lazily with his head pressed against the desk. His eyes stared at my lecturer blankly and his hands hung weakly.
"Ethan ... what is he talking about" he asked in a low voice without enthusiasm.
"He's explaining important material for our next week's exam," I replied without turning my gaze to him.
"For next week's exams" He let out a tired sigh.
"Of course... how could I forget we have exams next week." He tilted his head down, burying his face on the desk and shook it right and left.
"Huhuhu ... Why don't I understand anything" he whined in a low voice.
"Stop complaining. Get your pen and write down his explanation," I said with a frown. I knew that this lecturer was very predictable because all his explanations would come out as the exam questions.
He turned to me without taking his head off the desk.
"Why would I bother taking notes if I could copy your book" he said with his thumb raised at me. An innocent grin on his face.
I turned to him and exhaled irritably. My eyes stared at him with a flat stare.
"You'll remember it faster if you write it down yourself. You have to stop acting like a spoiled kid."
Larry was silent for a moment, from his eyes I could tell his mind was not there. A second later, he let out another sigh. He knew what I said was true and he should have acted more mature.
"You're right ..." Reluctantly, he picked up his pen and began to write. Though it was clear from his face that he didn't understand what our lecturer explained, at least he wrote down the explanation.
* Ringgggg !!! *
A bell sound came, indicating that our class was over.
"Okay class, good luck for your exam," said the lecturer, closing our class. Then he turned around and walked towards the exit.
I closed my book and put it in my bag.
"Do you want to have lunch before we go to the hospital" asked Larry, his hands also tidying his books. Emma and Olivia's class was still two hours away, so we had plenty of time.
"I have to go to Miss Diamond's office," I said as my hand moved to close the zipper of my bag. Previously, Diamond had sent a message to me to go to her office after I finished my class today. But different from usual, she asked me to go to her assistant's office first to get something before going to her office.
"Oh! Talking about miss Chairwoman, have you heard about yesterday's incident She saved so many people at the Cretunt bridge. She is really cool!" he said excitedly. He got up from his seat and took his bag, and so did I.
"I heard it. She really is amazing." Our feet walk towards the exit.
"But because of that incident, the college gates were filled with reporters." He let out an exasperated sigh.
"Luckily I came early today."
"Is it that bad" I asked spontaneously. Indeed, an ordinary person who could fight demons was rare, but I did not expect that simple event could turn into such a big event.
Larry looked at me with a frown.
"What do you mean You don't see it They cover the gate like a bunch of fools, not to mention they block the street with their cars," he said in confusion.
"Ah, you're right. How could I forget it." I came with my portal, of course, I didn't know what's going on.
"I heard Miss Chairwoman will fulfil their request for an interview so they won't come again tomorrow." Just as those words left his mouth, a crowd at the lobby caught our attention.
Diamond sat on one of the sofas, at her side, 3 reporters sat and asked her in turn. In front of her, several cameras with lightning and some cameramen behind it. Some curious students also stood around them to watch it.
"Let's take a look!" said Larry excitedly, his feet moving toward the crowd and I followed him. Well, since Diamond was there I didn't need to rush to her office, right
Larry stood in front of me and watched Diamond's interview. As soon as she saw me, Diamond's attention shifted to me and she smiled. I also replied with a smile. While Larry waved at her confidently. Diamond's smile faded as she turned to the reporter next to her, ignoring Larry completely.
Larry patted my shoulder and grinned with happiness.
"Did you see that She smiled at me!" he said excitedly.
"Are you sure it's for you" I teased.
He grunted irritably and pouted.
"I will assume it for me. Who knows, maybe she wants to invite me to her project like you." Then he turned to Diamond again.
Seeing Larry's unusual attitude, my curiosity arose.
"Do you like Miss Diamond" I asked straight to the point.
He stiffened after hearing my words and turned to me.
"No, I rather admire her than like her," he said in a calmer tone.
"Is it because of yesterday's incident" I asked. I remembered Larry was so worried when Diamond called me to her office a few days ago.
"Yeah." He returned his gaze to Diamond, but this time he was looking at her with a serious gaze.
"There are only a few ordinary people who are willing to fight demons because of their limited abilities." Then he clenched his fists. I could see traces of anger on his face.
"Some don't even hesitate to sacrifice their friend as bait so they can save themselves."
From his words, I quickly caught that something had happened to him in the past about this.
"Larry, have you been through that before" I made a wild guess. To be honest, though Larry was my best friend and he always acted dramatic, since I discovered his real identity as a demon hunter, I looked at him differently. Sometimes I felt I didn't know anything about him and feel that he was hiding too many secrets behind his stupid attitude.
He lowered his head and took a deep breath before turning to me.
"Of course I've experienced it. My friends left me when I was fighting a boss monster in an online game. Luckily there was another group who saved me, otherwise, my character would die. It was so annoying," he grumbled.
'Has he ever been attacked by demons before And his friends betrayed him Make him as bait so they can escape ' I also guessed what the other group meant was a group of demon hunters who were saving him. I thought that was the main reason why he suddenly wanted to become a demon hunter.
He grinned at me.
He tapped my shoulder hard before clamping my shoulder with one hand and pulled me closer.
"I'd rather have a few friends now. What's important to me is that they care about me."
I sighed and smiled since I didn't expect that behind his childish attitude he had so many difficulties. But then, I realized someone was watching us. I turned to that person. A female slime hybrid-beast quickly turned her face forward. Her body was transparent purple like jelly wrapped in a professional reporter's clothes. Her curvy body was visible. And her cute yet mature face was half-covered by her bangs that had the same colour as her body. Her eyes glancing at me were full of curiosity. I glanced above her head and didn't find anything strange with her status, but since she was clearly watching me silently, I decided to use my observation skill.
[Observation skill succeeded.]
[Name: Elenna Aquasong]
[Level 2] [Race: Hybrid-beast]
[HP: 57/57] [MP: 21/21]
[Skills: Decelerate lv 2]
[Love meter: 0/10]
[Weakness: Chest, Neck, Head]
[Talent: Physical Damage Resistance 30%. Regeneration 30%]
[Profession: Reporter, Ravenetwork's owner.]
As soon as I saw her emotions and profession, I let out a sigh. Ravenetwork was a multinational news-based television channel. This company provided a lot of news from important people, especially about the demon attacks.
'I didn't do anything, yet she's curious about me'-