The Delivery Man from Moorim - Episode 12
Episode 12. Education for the isolated (3)
Park Soo-eun looked at the coffee.
‘Was I naturally susceptible to caffeine?’
It seemed like it was a lie to say that I was crazy sleepy, because the drowsiness disappeared completely.
In fact, it was thanks to Kang So’s help.
Coffee is infused with energy that is good for recovery.
Because the energy was used very secretly, Park Soo-eun did not notice it at all.
In addition, Jiangsu’s energy was different from the aura used by the awakened people, making it more difficult to detect.
Park Soo-eun said after finishing her coffee.
“Today, for breakfast, let’s experience eating together.”
On the way to the cafeteria on the first basement floor, Park Soo-eun explained the meal plan to Kang So.
“Each person can put as much food as they want on their own plate, then sit at an empty seat, eat, and clean up afterward.”
When Kang So arrived at the restaurant, he was slightly dazed by the sight inside the restaurant.
The sight of about a hundred people eating together, lining up one after another to put food on their plates, etc. reminded me of something I had seen before.
‘Huh… … If it weren’t for the lots of food and smiling people that make up that mountain, it wouldn’t be strange to mistake it for a food distribution center during the war.’
Park Soo-eun clicked her tongue while looking at the menu.
“I asked you to pay attention to the menu this morning, and it was soybean paste soup, stir-fried sausage, and spinach greens. Hey, come on, let’s get in line too.”
Kang So stood in line, picked up the plate, spoon, and chopsticks as Park Soo-eun did, and put the food on his own plate.
Park Soo-eun, sitting at the table, smiled as she looked at Kang So’s plate.
“Usually, when you experience school meals for the first time, whether you are isolated or not, you get a lot of food… … Do you usually eat a little bit?”
Jiangsu’s plate contained only a small amount of food.
“I eat a lot. However, at the entrance to the restaurant, there was a sign saying that you can take more if you don’t have enough, so take only the right amount of food. So I thought there was no need to put a lot of food in it from the beginning. And if you leave food behind, you get punished.”
Park Soo-eun nodded.
“I agree with that. So how do you feel? “What is this meal plan?”
“I’m not sure, but I think it’s definitely an efficient method. “Especially for many people to eat in a limited space and within a limited time.”
“Did you notice that? In fact, I don’t think there is anything that shows our current society better than this school lunch.”
“Are you saying it’s freedom and responsibility within control and order?”
“… … !”
Park Soo-eun was surprised.
I thought it was unusual because he sometimes said sharp things during training, but I had no idea he would hit the nail on the head like he did now.
At this point, I got scared.
He asked with a forced smile.
“Uh, why do you think that?”
“I just thought so.”
Kang So also smiled.
“What is this?”
He tilted his head as he looked at the sausage occupying the center of the plate.
“It’s called sausage. In fact, there are several types of sausages, and those that look like them are called striped sausages.”
It looked similar to the salted meat that Kang So had seen when he visited a mountainous area before.
However, the taste was much better.
The moment I chewed the sausage with my teeth, the thin membrane burst and the rich taste of pork enveloped my tongue.
It wasn’t salty, but rather sweet.
The stir-fried vegetables that came with it played a role in keeping the taste of the sausage from being too noticeable.
“oh! “This is delicious!”
“It is one of the national side dishes that can be used in many versions.”
“I need to get more of this.”
Kangso ate only the sausage three more times.
After breakfast, the morning classes of the second day began.
“On paper, you are an awakened person, so you have to receive training until the afternoon, but since you are F-level, you only need to receive theoretical training, excluding practical training.”
“Then when does education end?”
“It will be over before dinner tonight. We have contacted the guarantor and informed him of this in advance, so you do not have to worry. “Then let’s start class.”
Kang So was able to learn a lot of detailed information through awakened theory education.
I had a rough guess after hearing Yoo Sun-tae’s explanation, but the impact of what I had done was bigger than I thought.
Jiang So had a doubt.
It is said that among the awakened, those qualified to hunt demonic beasts are called hunters.
In that case, although he was an awakened person, he was not a hunter, but he hunted a demonic beast.
“if… … “Is there a disadvantage if an awakened person who is not a hunter kills a demon beast?”
Park Soo-eun smiled at Kang So’s question.
“In the first place, the beings who can kill the demon beast are the awakened ones, so there is no way they would be at a disadvantage. The only disadvantage is… … “You will die.”
“But why are you talking about qualifications?”
“Yeah… … This is because the ability to kill a demonic beast is itself a qualification. Not just any awakened person can kill a demonic beast. You have to be skilled to kill it. Those who are not even competent are called awakened for no reason, and if they stand in front of the devil, their lives will end. And because they know this well, awakened people enter the hunter training center.”
In that case, Jiangsu had nothing to worry about.
“I’ll explain it now since you will learn it later anyway.”
Park Soo-eun continued her explanation.
“An awakened person who wants to become a hunter must enter a hunter training center jointly operated by the awakened association and the government, complete three years of training, and obtain a diploma in order to gain the skills, or qualifications, to kill a demonic beast. ”
Kang So was shocked to see Park Soo-eun suddenly laughing self-deprecatingly.
“They say it takes three years, but you don’t know how grueling the course is until you experience it. Even before a month has passed, three out of ten students voluntarily leave the facility. In addition, if you do not pass the annual promotion test, you will be repeated.”
“Well, then… … What should I do if my grade is repeated?”
“Well, you either have to stay in the training center until you can, or you have to leave.”
But Park Soo-eun did not know.
He said that no training he had ever experienced could be compared to the training he received from the assassination organization after Kang So was kidnapped.
“I don’t think it’s done to harass the Awakened. “Is it possible that because the number of awakened people is small, such a system was created to protect them?”
“… … !”
Park Soo-eun was shocked.
This is because Kang So was seeing clearly.
‘What is this person? awfully… … .’
Whether he knew what Park Soo-eun was thinking or not, Kang So was lost in his own thoughts.
‘It seems this world is more balanced than I thought.’
But it was just a little bit.
In Jiangsu’s eyes, it was still an unstable and fragile world.
In fact, there was one thing Park Soo-eun did not explain.
This means that there is a way to obtain a hunter license without graduating from a hunter training school.
It was a special hunter license.
If you have S-level or higher abilities or have performed equivalently, the Awakened Association grants you a special hunter license.
Currently, there are only two hunters with special hunter licenses in South Korea.
The last hour has arrived.
“Thank you for your hard work so far. Lastly, we will conclude with a tour of the training room in this Awakened Association.”
The awakened training room was located quite deep underground, so I took the elevator down.
‘An elevator is a very strange thing. I can freely move up and down without having to do the air-tapping or sword-flight myself! ‘Are you saying it’s a world where machines and science are developed?’
While Kang So was lost in thought for a moment, the elevator stopped on the 6th basement floor with a ding sound.
The door opened and Park Soo-eun spoke to Kang So.
“This is the training room. The training center on the 6th floor underground here is a place where anyone with an awakened certificate can come in and train, but the 7th floor below this is for employees only.”
Kang So looked around the place called the training room.
People were moving their bodies vigorously using various equipment they had never seen before.
The scale was quite large.
“Most of the people who practice here are awakened people without any affiliation. “Awakened people belonging to the Hunter Guild, that is, Hunters, usually train at facilities within the Guild.”
Kang So looked around the facility while listening to Park Soo-eun’s explanation. But what Kangso saw was not a device, but a person.
‘oh? The author can look to a higher level. The man next to him was ugly, though. Tsk tsk, why does she train like that? If she trains like that, she’ll be strong for ages.’
Kangso was also F-level, but had an awakened certificate.
That means you are qualified to enter this place.
“If you are planning to visit here and train, I will tell you the procedures.”
Kang So shook his head.
“I won’t be training here. “I have work to do.”
“If you don’t mind, can I hear what you need to do?”
“It’s no big deal. “I decided to help my friend’s restaurant.”
Park Soo-eun smiled at Kang So’s answer.
“Well thought out. To be honest, even if you get a hunter license with an F-class license, you will only get hurt while dealing with a magical beast. “It’s just a waste of time.”
* * *
After completing all the training, a voice called out to Kangso, who came out to the lobby of Euntap around 3 p.m.
“Jang So-ya, here!”
It was Yu Sun-tae.
Kang So said as he approached him.
“Thank you for coming to pick me up.”
“Thank you… … Because it’s something you must do as a guarantor. By the way, what is your ID?”
“we are here.”
Kang So held out a rectangular plastic ID card the size of his palm.
There was a picture of Kang So, his name and personal information, and at the bottom was engraved an awakening level of F.
Yoo Sun-tae said after seeing that.
“It’s level F?”
“I couldn’t control my strength in time. So he didn’t get a general rating.”
Yoo Sun-tae said.
“I actually think it went well. To be honest, your behavior is a bit strange for an ordinary person. “Who carries six onion nets at a time?!”
“… … “Is that strange?”
“Normally, it’s so heavy that you stumble or can’t lift it at all! So, from now on, if there is anyone who gives you any doubts, tell them that you are an F-class awakened person. “Then most people will understand and move on.”
“i get it.”
In that way, Kangso became a citizen of the Republic of Korea.
* * *
Park Soo-eun stood in front of the desk of the second branch manager to report on work.
“I just returned from isolation training.”
“Good work. “Anything special?”
“surely… … “He was quick to notice.”
“You said that yesterday too, right? “Why did you decide that way?”
Park Soo-eun explained what happened at the restaurant today.
“Tsk tsk, that’s a shame. “If only I had become a C-level awakened person, it would have been quite helpful.”
The real reason why the Support Division 2 took charge of the education of isolated people was so that the association could secure talented individuals first.
“But that friend, is he really grade F? “Earlier in the restaurant, an employee of the Enforcement Section 1 asked what kind of friend he was, saying that when he saw him stabbing a sausage with chopsticks, he unconsciously drew out his energy and defended himself.”
The manager continued.
“You know that? Unlike the Enforcement Division 2, the kids in Division 1 only deal with big names, so they don’t react to most things. But did you feel a creepy feeling?”
“But Chief, he was already fully awake. They say there is an opportunity for reawakening, but wouldn’t an F grade require reawakening?”
“know. You know, don’t you think I’m regretful? “Anyway, what does that friend do from now on?”
“He said he decided to help out at his friend’s restaurant.”