Chapter 171: Pangaea World (pt. 1)

“This is probably the biggest crisis you’ve ever faced, huh Rothschild?”

Inside his office, Kang Chul-In stared at the clone Rothschild’s decapitated head, and thought of how he could screw Rothschild up.

Now was a good time if he wanted to catch Rothschild.

Not only had Alex Rothschild just fought a war for the Esmerelda territory, but he had also lost Lee Gong-Myung. He was basically crippled right now.

However, since they had just fought a big war up in the North, it was a bit of a stretch to ask his army to fight another war right away. 

It was also too risky to create a small squad in order to sneak into the Cyamodus territory. 

“How do I screw him up…? Hmm… Maybe… I can assassinate him by myself?”

Kang Chul-In turned his gaze towards the windows. It was as if he was going to jump out at any moment. 

“M-Milord…!”

Startled, Alfred stopped Kang Chul-In before he could move.

From his experience, whenever Kang Chul-In had that look on his face, that window had always shattered, and bad things had always happened.

“Don’t tell me that Milord is thinking of breaking into Alex Rothschild’s territory alone?”

“Why not?”

“Milord, have you forgotten? Alex Rothschild can create puppets or clones of himself. Since we don’t have a way of telling them apart, it is highly possible that Milord will fall in danger.”

“Oh, right.”

Kang Chul-In nodded.

“It’ll probably be a fake, even if I kill him. Stupid cockroach.”

“Milord!”

At that moment.

“It’s Timothy, Milord!”

“...”

“Can I come in?”

Kang Chul-In’s face stiffened immediately.

Whenever Timothy came in, documents would pile up in front of his desk again. And after that?

He would have to spend the whole night looking through the documents.

“Milord~! I don’t have documents! I have good news this time!”

At this unexpected news Kang Chul-In wondered for a moment whether Timothy was lying or not, but discarded the thought soon after. 

“Come in.”

“Milord!”

“...?”

“Congratulations!”

As soon as Timothy came into the room, he congratulated Kang Chul-In with a happy expression.

“What are you talking about all of a sudden?”

“Sir Adrian… he has finally…”

“Don’t tell me…”

“Yes, that’s right! He has finally managed to mass-produce the ‘hair-growth weeds’!”

It was incredible news.

This weed was the hope for the many bald people around the world and it was Kang Chul-In’s way to rake in tons of money.

“Adrian has done something big this time. Make sure to give him 50,000 gold as a reward, and tell him that I was greatly satisfied… Actually, no, tell him to come to the castle soon so I can give him a medal of honor.”

“Yes, Milord!”

Just like he did with James, Kang Chul-In rewarded subordinates well if they made a great contribution to the territory. Kang Chul-In thought that it would be good encouragement for the other subordinates to work harder.

“M-Milord…! Congratulations… Sob…”

Tears started to fill Alfred’s eyes.

Now, and even before, Kang Chul-In had always been plagued by a lack of money, so he knew how much this meant for Kang Chul-In.

“Thanks, Alfred.”

Kang Chul-In said.

“Milord…”

“There will only be happy days from now. I promise that I won’t fail like I did last time.”

“Kuhuk… Yes, milord.”

After calming down Alfred, Kang Chul-In quickly packed his stuff.

“First, I’ll go back to Earth.”

He had to visit Earth soon, anyway.

He had to go visit his mom and get the money from the bounties on the heads of Baruk Al-Yusuf and Abubakar.

In addition,

I’m sure that old man will be happy.

He needed to spread this good news to his business partner, Old Man Kwon. He was sure that Old Man Kwon would go crazy with happiness when he found out that they could finally mass-produce the ‘Hair Bro’.

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The first thing Kang Chul-In did when he got back to Earth was visit his mother, Park Sun-Ja.

“Grandmother~!”

Arshelly quickly embraced Park Sun-Ja when she saw her.

When she was with Park Sun-Ja, Arshelly became a normal girl, not the famed ‘Princess of Laputa’. 

“Oh~! My granddaughter is here?”

“Yeah!”

“Haha~! So cute.”

“Hehe…”

Even though Arshelly and Park Sun-Ja weren’t blood-related, their relationship was akin to that of an actual family.

“Son.”

“Yes, mother?”

“Have you been busy recently?”

“Well…”

“Come visit more often, Okay? I thought I would die waiting so long for you and my granddaughter to come.”

“...Sorry.”

Without making any excuses, Kang Chul-In apologized.

He couldn’t tell her the truth.

How could he tell his mother that Arshelly had been kidnapped, and that he had to start a war because of that?

At times like these, it was better to go over it by just apologizing.

“Right, son.”

Park Sun-Ja opened her mouth again.

“Yes?”

“When are you going to send my granddaughter to school?”

“...?”

“She’s so smart, so even if the other world is good, why not send her to school here?”

It made sense when he listened.

Although it would be different if Arshelly lived in Pangaea forever, it wasn’t a bad idea to send her to school since she had already gotten used to the culture.

They would be able to send her back if need be using the ‘recall stones’ anyway.

“Daughter?”

Kang Chul-In asked Arshelly.

“I want to go!”

“...!”

“I’m confident that I can study hard!”

Kang Chul-In was startled at Arshelly’s quick response, but quickly realized that Arshelly had wanted to go to school from the very beginning.

“Why didn’t you tell me earlier?”

“Hehe…”

“Fine, I’ll send you to school.”

“Thanks, dad!”

Arshelly hugged Kang Chul-In.

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“Kuhahaha! Finally, the mass production of the Hair Bro! Hahaha!”

Just like Kang Chul-In had expected, Old Man Kwon went crazy with happiness when he received the good news.

“Oh, and this.”

Kang Chul-In handed a box towards Old Man Kwon.

“What’s this?”

“The heads of some people.”

“...Huh?”

“To be accurate, it contains the heads of Abubakar, and Baruk Al-Yusuf.”

“W-What?!”

Old Man Kwon was startled.

“Even though I don’t know that Abu-whatever… Did you just say Baruk Al Yusuf? That Arabian terrorist?”

“That’s right.”

“My god…!”

“There’s a bunch of money on their heads. I want you to get that money for me.”

“Ha… What to do with this? First, I need to talk with the government, then the U.S. Hmm… I think I can do it, but… I think it might take a while since I’m not used to doing things like this.”

“I’ll give you a month.”

“Uh… Alright, I’ll try. After all, what problem is this bounty when we can now mass-produce the Hair Bro?”

As expected, Old Man Kwon was quite useful.

“Right, how about my pet?”

“I’m still searching for a suitable one. Wait a little bit longer.”

“Hmm… alright.”

Although Old Man Kwon seemed quite depressed that he couldn’t get his pet, he didn’t continue to beg Kang Chul-In after hearing the news about the Hair Bro.”

“Also, don’t you think that doing a business based on the pets will be good?”

Old Man Kwon asked.

“Not really.”

“Why!”

“I don’t think it will be that good in terms of pure profit.”

“R-Really?”

“Even though it looks good on paper, not all life on Pangaea is good. What if the monsters that the customer buys make a problem? It’ll be hard to clean the mess up.”

“I-Is that so…?”

“If it isn’t an adventurer taking care of the Pangaean lifeforms, there will be some problems. I think it would be a waste of an adventurer to be doing something like petting animals.”

“Hm… I guess that makes sense.”

“If you understand, don’t think of such stupid things and make sure you work on advertising the Hair Bro.”

“Then how about a theme park? Where we have a theme park with life from Pangaea…”

“Are you crazy?”

“...!”

“Didn’t I tell you? It doesn’t make sense that normal people would be able to take care of Pangaean…”

“Huh? But there’s one that’s already opening?”

Old Man Kwon spoke with a confused expression on his face.

“Pangaea World. Haven’t you heard of it?”

At this, Kang Chul-In’s face started to stiffen. Out of all the bullshit he had ever heard, this was the most innovative bullshit.

Soon after, Kang Chul-In looked up ‘Pangaea World’ on his phone.

[Report] Pangaea World Opening D-3

[Column] 5 Reasons Why Pangaea World is Amazing

[News/Lifestyle] This Coming Weekend, Pangaea World is Coming!

The media was extremely noisy about this.

-Mortel: I’m buying Pangaea World tickets~! Please sell them to me~!

-Gotgu: Honestly, going is a waste of money… (I wanna go too)...

-NorthWord: (Pic) I already got a ticket~! Nice!

-Kjy0904: The poor are crying…

-Bugcatcher: lol… it seems kinda like Jurassic Park… They even said there’s a 40m snake… Lmao…

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and even the World Community. The netizens were hot on the opening of this new ‘Pangaea World’.

“So…”

After looking through the news on his phone, Kang Chul-In opened his mouth.

He didn’t think that there would be a madman that would think of opening this kind of theme park in a small place like South Korea.

“This damned theme park is going to open? In three days?”

“Y-Yeah?”

“Old man, did you invest in this?”

“No?’

Old Man Kwon shook his head.

“Even though they offered me… I didn’t do anything before I could contact you. After all, I don’t know anything about this stuff.”

“Very good.”

“Hmm?”

“Old man, you just nearly threw away your money.”

“Huh?”

“Just looking at the list of monsters… There’s a 100% chance that they’re going to lose money.”

Kang Chul-In showed Old Man Kwon the pictures of the monsters that were on the list of Pangaea World.

“Hm… What about them?”

“Do you really think that these monsters will be satisfied with the food given to them?”

“Aha!”

As if he realized something, Old Man Kwon clicked his fingers.

“Because they eat other things?”

“Exactly. Even though there are some monsters that are fine with the food that people feed them… There are also some monsters with weird appetites. Like this one.”

Kang Chul-In pointed at a giant snake that looked like an anaconda from the movie Anaconda [1]

“Gorgatris, level 50 monster.”

“Gorgatris?”

“It’s a monster that has the ‘Eye of Overdose’.”

“‘Eye of Overdose’? Do you get poisoned by just looking at it?”

“Only if you look at it head-on in it’s eyes.”

“Ah, that’s why they put a blindfold on it.”

“Even though that’s quite smart of them… Do you know what its main source of food is?”

“What?”

“Human meat.”

“...!”

“And not just this one. There aren’t just one or two existences here that are difficult to take care of and they’re going to run a theme park with these monsters? I guarantee that after a year, they’ll be screwed.”

“I-Is that so…? Good thing I didn’t do anything stupid.”

Old Man Kwon spoke, relieved. It was obvious that he would have lost all his money had he invested. 

“Even though I don’t know which idiot is doing this… They’ll lose some money.”

“Ah, president Moon?”

“President Moon?”

“Do you not know of the ‘RiverMoon’ group?”

“Ah.”

The RiverMoon group was a company that had grown massively in around 2010, and was now one of the companies that represented Korean architecture companies.

“I heard that President Moon was the one that led the whole thing.”

“No.”

Kang Chul-In shook his head.

“I mean the person behind him.”

“Huh?”

“Think about it. There has to be someone that supplies these monsters from Pangaea.”

“Aha! You mean an adventurer!”

“You’re wrong.”

“...Dammit.”

As Kang Chul-In disagreed with everything he said, Old Man Kwon seemed quite depressed.

“I mean…”

Ignoring Old Man Kwon, Kang Chul-In continued.

“President Moon? There’s a Lord that’s behind that man.”

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anaconda_(film)

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