In the most luxurious room at the center-most point of the mining base, the leader of the base slept peacefully. As a beast-man, his sleeping posture was not the most decent.
Chakra spread his body like a rag across the large king-sized bed as his loud snores echoed across the room like rumbling and boiling water. His physique could only be described as wild.
As he was not a human, most of the things seen as indecent to them were daily normal occurrences to him. His naked body twitched at intervals on his bed as the faint wind blowing into the room tickled his thick skin hair.
All his burly muscles were clearly outlined, forming a stunning sight depicting immense manliness, but the group of people who were entering the room stealthily did not admire this. They did not have weird tendencies.
As soon as he entered the room, the first thing that Morales did was to use his detect skill on their dangerous target immediately.
Name: Chakra Bam
Race: Beast man
After seeing this, though he did not get as much information as he wanted due to the level difference, he was able to make a more thorough estimate now.
As he predicted, he was sure that Chakra was a new Grade E beast man, so his attributes and resistances would be far lower than someone who was already a veteran at the realm. This gave them more of a chance.
He did not dare dally around after they successfully infiltrated the room. He ordered his 4 assistant leaders to take positions at the four corners of the room, while he stood at the center to act as the main attacker.
After doing this, he finally ordered the strongest thief who followed them in to try getting closer to steal their target’s weapon, the large and heavy club.
If they fought him without him wielding his weapon, they would have a far better chance at emerging victorious.
They all felt their muscles grow tense as the thief slowly arrived at the position of the club. He calmed his rapidly beating heart before stretching his hand out to grab the club.
Even if he did not have the required strength to lift it, he had what it took to drag it to another location.
As soon as his hands touched the surface handle of the club, he felt a soft pulse erupt from his position as this tingled his nightwalker danger senses immediately.
He quickly activated stealth and disappeared on the spot. Seeing this, Morales and the other four’s hearts tightened.
The originally snoring and slightly twitching Chakra suddenly stiffened like he felt something, making the pressure grow among the 5 attackers who intended to confront him.
It was easy to say that they should just assassinate him when he was sleeping. But that was underestimating a Grade E beastman as his thick skin and endurance alone could shrug off any assassination methods of lesser grade supers.
Morales and the others secretly prayed that he should sleep back and resume his snoring, but luck refused to favor them this time as a pair of red eyes suddenly snapped open.
Their target opening his eyes was so conspicuous that they could even see the red ominous glow of the beast man’s eyes from their positions.
Seeing this, Morales left any hesitation behind and immediately ordered for the attack to begin as he rushed forward swiftly while making his grip on his sword firmer.
“Hmm, some pests dare to try assassinating me”. Feeling the wind stir behind him, Chakra finally understood why he felt his mental connection with his weapon spike.
Standing up, he did not care that he was naked as he blocked the incoming sword with his bare hands. As he did this, a red energy force erupted from his body to cover his hands.
Clang!! Morales’s storm sword stabbed swiftly at his opponent’s energy empowered hands. The outcome was a loud impact sound as he was pushed back from the recoil.
This was the main fighting method of Grade E warriors. At their level, they already unlocked the next and important level of energy manipulation.
This useful knowledge grants them the ability to train their energy and to use their energy to supplement and complement their abilities in battle.
Chakra blocking the swift strike with his fists was only possible because of the blood-red energy field covering it.
After weathering the first attack, though he came out unscathed, the strength that was exerted still intimidated him. This was already Grade E territory strength.
“Who are these people?”
He made a sharp decision to get his weapon immediately. He blocked another strike from his first opponent, before quickly stretching his hands out before his other 4 opponents got to his position.
The originally calm and stagnant club suddenly stirred after this Thor-like gesture from its owner. It quickly flew up, hovered for a second before speeding into its owner’s outstretched right arm.
“You are all dead”. Feeling his precious weapon land on his hand, Chakra felt his confidence come back in waves as he bellowed before swinging it outwards at his opponent.
Morales was alarmed by the move as he tried to parry the move with his sword horizontally. They never knew that their target’s weapon was enchanted.
Boom!! His quick parry saved him, but the force threw him back like a football momentously rifled across by the legendary No. 7 striker, Ronaldo.
You have been hit by an enchanted club being wielded by a Grade E superhuman.
Your resistances are strong enough, no negative status inflicted.
Tu! Tu! Tu! Tu! This was when the others joined the battle as Lionel brought out his carefully crafted dual guns and unleased hell on their target. The others also revealed their abilities without restraint.
Lionel already placed a mechanical device outside the room that would contain the shockwaves and the sound of their battle to here alone, so they could fight without restraints.
As his comrades bombarded the beastman, Morales finally stood up while rubbing his aching chest. He was horrified by the damage dealt to him despite his current damage resistance.
Despite the fierce frequency at which his lips twitched on seeing their target fight so ferociously while completely naked, he still respected his strength.
In the end, despite his Grade E strength, this guy was still stronger by a considerable margin. He needed to reveal his trump cards immediately. His comrades were struggling despite fighting in a 4 vs 1 situation.
He took a deep breath before activating one of his active skills.
User has activated active skill: Reinforced Diamond Bones: +20% STR, +30% DEX, +30% END, +5% Crit hit rate when activated. +10 Physical and mental resistances.
Duration: 1 minute. Cooldown time: 5 minutes.
He suddenly felt his blood become hot after activating the skill, he felt like he was under the influence of a hundred adrenaline boosts.
He channeled this excitement and strength into what mattered as he charged back into the ongoing battle like a battle maniac.
As he rushed forward, Chakra suddenly made a sweeping move which pushed all 4 slaves away before he turned to face the only one that he felt was a real threat to him.
Seeing this, Morales took another deep breath before activating another active skill.
Boom!! On activating flicker, his figure blurred before flashing forward like a phantom ghost, leaving only afterimages behind. His system flashed a notification but he paid no attention to it.
He reached his opponent’s side and ducked to enter his blind spot immediately. This was when he finally put all the strength that he accumulated for the past 2 months to use.
Bam!! Bam!! His hands moved swiftly like flying bullets while controlling the storm sword smoothly like water as his deft handling of the sword came into play.
Blood flew rapidly as he took complete advantage of his 2 skills to toy with the heavy beastman and slowly chip away at his health points. His comrades finally recovered as they rushed back to join the battle again.
The battle became extremely chaotic and wild as the already irritated beastman started releasing all his innate abilities and skills.
Lionel and 2 of the slaves were already severely injured, Morales and the big guy among them, Bigfoot, were the only ones still holding their ground as they tried their best to bleed their opponent.
Though Morales already negated the difference in their attributes by activating his active skills, his opponent’s thick skin was still a large hindrance to their efficiency.
As the battle continued, Chakra gradually started regaining the upper hand as his advantage of energy reserves finally started coming to play.
Morales and the others were already exhausting their energy and stamina reserves, but their opponent still had enough to emerge as the victor of the battle.
After deducing this, Chakra decided to keep the battle at its current pace to slowly chip away at his opponents’ energy.
Despair was already showing in Lionel and the others’ eyes as without killing this pivotal figure, their escape chances were as good as nil.
As these negative thoughts rolled in his companions’ eyes, Morales's eyes grew firm as he decided to take a gamble with the legendary innate talent that he got from the system’s lottery draw.
He had never used it nor heard of it before. He could only hope that it was as god-like as the system described. After activating it, he quickly made the changes that he wanted.
Innate talent activated: Attribute regulator
STR 32, DEX 10, END 12, INT 6, CHA 12, LUCK 2
Adjustments detected: Initiating changes
STR 42, DEX 10, END 16, INT 6, CHA 0, LUCK 0
As soon as the changes were implemented, he felt boundless strength come from nowhere again as his energy presence suddenly skyrocketed intimidatingly.
Seeing this, Chakra narrowed his eyes before focus attacking him again. Instead of avoiding it, this time he welcomed it with a wide predator-like grin.
Boom!! They quickly clashed, stirring fierce storm-like shockwaves. As they were both melee fighters, their battle felt like the legendary battle between the hulk and the abomination.
5 minutes later, an exhausted Morales fell down weakly on the floor as sweat kept on dropping down his face like a flood of rivers flowing down a slope.
After a fierce savage battle of hit me, I hit you, he finally emerged as the survivor. All his companions were as exhausted as him as they lay close to him like dead woods.
Despite the weakness he felt, he was happy beyond words.
“This innate talent is f**king awesome, so badass!”
Despite laying weakly on the floor, Morales was clearheaded enough to deduce that their escape was not guaranteed yet. After doing a short breathing technique to recover his stamina a bit, he finally stood up.After repeatedly confirming that the first battle was over and he was safe, the strongest thief who followed them in finally came out of his stealth.Seeing this, Morale’s mouth twitched but he could not complain as he knew that this guy’s main class was a paper class. He motioned him over as his other 4 leaders also slowly recovered from their exertion.“It’s time, Nightwing. We already did all the hard work of killing Chakra, now go and inform the others of our victory”.“Tell them to start the attack, tell them that victory is ours, but remember to warn them to follow the plan that we laid out. No one should abandon the plan and fight recklessly”.“I don’t want anyone to botch our escap
“For our freedom!!” “For our freedom!!” Seeing how everything went according to plan and how their leaders easily dispatched the elite guards, the slaves who finally caught a glimpse at freedom went wild. Bam!! Bam!! Bam!! They expressed their wild excitement with actions as they recklessly attacked the guards with fiercer moves. A massacre began as they slaughtered the disoriented guards. The guards still could not believe that the elite guards of their leader were killed so easily by these slaves. They were shocked, horrified, and speechless. And where was their leader? “There’s no girl with Chakra, right? This is not the time; we need him now!” Despite their hopes, nothing seemed to be happening and their leader seemed to have abandoned them as they were massacred like chickens. The other 4 leaders, including Leonel, were tired, so they refused to join the
It only took a few minutes before Morales led his 4 companions back to the location of the mining base. After getting there, they found a good place to hide before laying low. A few days ago, when he was working in the mining base, he was surprised as the system suddenly gave him the E-Class mission indicating that an assassination was in motion against him. He was shocked on seeing it, but he didn’t panic as he was confident in his strength to survive any assassination from people below the Grade E superhuman realm. He knew that the assassins after him were not at the superhuman realm yet, because of his knowledge of the dungeon protectors’ strength at this stage. Only the head dungeon protector of the dungeon of madness was already at the Grade E realm. After knowing about the assassination agenda, he became more careful and calculative. What came as a relief to him was that the assassins were not unbridled enough to try assassinatin
After taking a few minutes to rest and recover his strength, Morales finally stood up to go inspect the 5 corpses that lay before him. Seeing him stand up, the others gritted their teeth and also stood up. The first thing that they did on getting close was to thoroughly check the 5 assassins for any dangerous substance, after this, they finally looted them. They offered the loot to Morales to take his share first, but he simply waved them off to take everything. He was the one who asked for their help, giving them this little favor was nothing in return. The only thing that he took was the pugilist pamphlets that the dead protector Davis took with him. See
Before the other escapees could wake up completely, Morales took Lionel as they went out to look for where the other 3 leaders slept. Convincing them was the pivotal link to making their plan work.Among the other 4 leaders that led the escape apart from Morales who was the overall leader, unlike Leonel, the mechanic with a slightly literate and refined look, the rest were mostly unruly and savage.The months and years of working in the mining base affected them in different ways.Tigerclaw was an Esper, he was a fairly muscular and cheerful young man. His ability is shapeshifting.Because of his low energy rank, he could not transform completely yet, but he could strengthen parts of his body during battles to grant himself an advantage.Like his name, his ability had the attributes of a tiger when he used it. He usually bragged to them that when his energy finally entered the grade E realm, he could then transform into a huge mutated tiger.
Though Morales already thought and went through his battle plan thoroughly, getting close to the hidden entrance of the underground dungeon left him feeling nervous. He inclined his head a bit to look at his companion. To his surprise, Tigerclaw was completely focused with a nastily serious expression on his face. Seeing this, he quickly came to a realization. “Yeah, why am I even afraid when I’m not there yet? With my strength, I don’t believe that I can die stupidly, I can escape if the situation goes contrary to expectations”. As these thoughts went through his mind, he quickly found the entrance of the dungeon. It was a grey metallic door with signs of rust already on it, but it was still sturdy from its outward appearance. Morales knew that a special enchanted scroll was required to open it, but he had alternative means. The entrance was covered with a bunch of grass originally,
Excluding genius Espers with fierce abilities like Tigerclaw, it was hard to find an Esper class holder that was a main attacking fighter. Most of them focused on support in their early stages due to their low energy rank.Unlike other classes, Esper class holders depend more on their energy. Unless they cross the grade E superhuman boundary, it was hard for them to fight to their full potential.That was what exactly was happening in the chaotic hall as the Esper class holders got relegated to support positions.Under the smooth leadership of Lionel and the mechanics, they slowly started getting the upper hand. Despite this, they were still tense as they knew that only a portion of the guards of the dungeon was in this hall.Due to the noise and commotion, they were sure that reinforcement was already coming for the guards.They were currently in a race against time. According to Morales, if they could get to the cages in the dungeon w
“Not even once did I think that you had the potential to become a super after so many years, your sudden comprehension left me thinking. What happened? What did you discover?” The mad witch flung her hair to the side as she stood up from her throne-like chair and started walking down. Soft thud sounds echoed as she walked in the direction of the group of 5 that were alert, already ready for battle with her. Though they were ready to battle with her any moment, this did not stop them from admiring the gorgeousness that was on display before them. The mad witch was undoubtedly a beauty. Seeing this scene made Morales feel nostalgic. Just like the majority of the players then, he once crushed on this boss even though she always trashed them on every encounter. Her long red hair flowed behind her, swaying to her every movement as she came closer to meet them. Her combat attire was all red. A red leather vest, red boots, red accessories, and weapon