"Good morning. Father."
"Hm? Where am I. What did I."
"This is the Garden of Gods. You are no longer among the living."
"Are you, Aterna?"
"Yes, it's me Aterna."
"When was the last time I saw you with such a ladylike getup, was it in childhood? Will you call me father once again?"
"Yes. After all, you are my father."
"Haha, I see. Then I suppose, the land of the death isn't so bad at all. I feel like I've slept for quite a long time."
"Yes. A period of 20 years has passed since the time of your death in the world below."
"20 years. A lot of things must have changed then."
"Yes. We have all the time in the world, I shall narrate everything that took place in the last 20 years."
"That would be nice."
"What do you want to hear about first? Riol-sama? Zaikaz Company? Or Kogurus?"
"Right, well. What's the story with Lecan these days?"
"Lecan-san? Fufu. I'm sure you'll be surprised once you heard what Lecan-san had been up to in the last 20 years."
"Hahaha. Really now. Can't wait to hear it then. No doubt in my mind that man would have lived one intriguing life."
"It'll be a long story. Err, I'll tell you the outline first. Did you know that Lecan-san is a <Descender>?"
"Yeah. I noticed early on."
"After father's passing, Lecan-san was sent back to his original world, subjugated a continent thrust in constant wars, and became a king."
"And this year, with the help of Mage Erushira-sama and her friends, he found his way back to this world again. Two of Lecan-san's children had gone to his world following him, but they got married and had children in that world and chose to remain there as they wanted to have adventures in the other world. Presently Lecan-san is training his children here for the sake of challenging the Ocean Dungeon again."
"Mage Erushira. You mean Erushira the Witch? But that's just a fairy tale."
"It is in fact not a fairy tale. Mage Erushira-sama is a real person who's alive even now. Then, let's start from there. When Lecan-san first arrived in Town of Vouka, through Chaney-san's referral, he met a certain apothecary. And then..."
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Victory to all the livings.