Warning: Spoilers up to the end of Episode 10 follow.
The episode picks up shortly after where the previous episode
left off. Rudeus
, and Ruijerd
are on foot traversing the vast Demon continent, slowly but surely making their way home. Eris seems to be having the time of her life, living ruggedly as a real adventure like she’s always dreamed. While Rudy misses regular food.
The trio make it to Rikarisu, a city filled with interesting-looking demons. Ones that look more animalistic than the Migurd. Their first hurdle is getting past the city gates, as guards are on the lookout for the dangerous Dead End, a nickname given to Ruijerd. Rudeus uses his noggin and disguises Ruijerd. He covers Ruijerd’s hair in purplish blue minerals that hide its green color.
While shopping, Rudeus treats Eris to a cute new cloak. It looks great on her, but the group’s funds are quite low. To survive, they’ll have to take on work, which means joining the local adventurers’ guild.
The guild is filled with really tough types, it’s a natural hive of “scum and villainy.” Rudeus’ strategy is to hide in plain sight. He boasts to the whole room that the infamous, powerful Ruijerd is in his party. Since they see Ruijerd without green hair, the whole room assumes Rudeus is lying to sound big and tough even though the trio are newb adventurers. Rudeus even has their party named registered as “Dead End.” The room won’t stop laughing at the trio, and you can tell this is not sitting well with Ruijerd. But for now, he follows along with Rudeus’ plan.
They go to an inn to sleep, and meet the adventurer party named Tokurabu Toughs - Kurt, Bachiro and Goblin. The meeting is rough at first, as Kurt accidentally damages Eris’ cloak. Because she treasures clothes bought by Rudeus, she starts beating him up. Luckily, Rudeus smooths things out.
Later, Rudeus has a dream overnight. He’s visited by the mysterious Man-God again. And once again, Rudeus is in his old body. The new advice from Man-God this time is to accept the quest to find a lost kitten.
The next day, the trio go to find the kitten. Ruijerd’s third eye helps them find it easily in a cave behind bars. They run into another trio of small-time adventurers who have been stealing animals so that they can accept the quests to find them and get that reward money.
But before Rudeus can even question these guys, Ruijerd slices off the head of their leader for kicking Rudeus, a child. Rudeus is beyond mortified that Ruijerd murdered someone so easily. We see Ruijerd in a new light now, living up to the horrible reputation of the Superd.
Ruijerd feels he did nothing wrong, as he killed someone he believed was evil. But Rudeus tries to teach him that he can’t kill, not if he wants to improve the Superd reputation.
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