Chapter 343 I Have a Long… Pillar
Watching the nobles leave in frustration, the players of the Vienna Opera Company smiled triumphantly, but before long, they all sighed in disappointment.
They were here to perform. Since Roland had built such a great open-air opera house for them, they had intended to give a great performance, but now this incident had occurred.
Looking at her crew, Britney sighed and said, “Let’s pack up and move on to the next city. If they’re unwilling to rejoice with the people, so be it.”
Britney had a high prestige in the group, and other people had no objection to her decision. They simply put their items in the system Backpack.
The advantage of players was that they could carry almost everything with them without worrying about packing.
Looking at Britney, Roland said, “Then we’ll go back to the city.”
“Sorry. I thought that you could appreciate the performance too. You even helped us build an open-air opera house. This is not what I expected.” Britney seemed embarrassed.
“That’s fine.” Roland waved his hand.
“Right. Won’t you tear this thing down?” Britney stomped on the stone floor and said, “After we’re gone, this place will only be confiscated by the nobles, and the civilians won’t have access to the opera house at all.”
Roland thought for a moment and said, “Fair enough. I’ll tear it down after you’re gone.”
Britney smiled and took a deep breath, before she left to appease and organize her teammates.
With Andonara and Vivian, Roland left the open-air opera house and waited under the shade not far away.
The sunlight leaked in from the gaps among the leaves, leaving spots of light flashing on them.
Roland suddenly had an idea.
Very soon, Britney returned with the group and said to Roland, “We’re leaving now. Thank you again, and let’s meet again in reality if we have a chance.”
“Let’s talk about that later.” Scratching his chin and staring at the opera house, Roland was deep in thought. “I just had an immature idea.”
Britney looked at him in surprise.
“Are you scared of heights?”
“Not in this game, I think.”
“What do you say if I create a pillar of a stage a hundred meters tall?”
“If it’s too high, none of the audience down below can see or hear us, can they?”
Roland thought for a moment and said, “There’s nothing I can do about visuals, but I know a spell that can amplify your voices throughout the city.”
After a brief shock, Britney asked in excitement with glittering eyes. “You can really do that?”
“I can try.”
“Thank you for your trouble.” Britney took a deep breath and said, “We’ll pay you this time. We can’t ask for your favor without giving you anything in return all the time. We don’t have much money, but we can gather several dozen gold coins. I hope they’re not too few.”
“Let’s talk about money later.” Roland looked around and said, “Keep your friends away.”
“Okay, no problem.”
Britney immediately ran back to her crew and informed them of Roland’s decision. Soon, everybody got excited.
Then, they waited thirty meters away from the opera house.
Roland, on the other hand, took the Mind-Calming Necklace out of the system Backpack and put it on.
At this point, the Mind-Calming Necklace had been fully charged and was emitting blue light.
Roland checked his mana regeneration on the system menu. Gritting his teeth, he held back his embarrassment and took out the whole set of mana regeneration equipment. Then, he left for the woods, before he returned in a blue halo.
The intense light of magic was flashing obviously even though it was daytime. He was like a light bulb.
Andonara and Vivian both looked at Roland with glittering eyes.
For them, Roland’s equipment represented his superiority and his magnificence!
But almost everybody in the Vienna Opera Company was amused. Even Britney had covered her mouth.
The players and the NPCs had vastly different aesthetics.
In the eyes of the players, Roland was now a shiny enormous LED light. His outfit couldn’t have been tackier.
But knowing that Roland only dressed like this to help them, they all held themselves back, and nobody really laughed.
One of the players in the group reacted fast enough, opening the stream system and establishing a channel.
Sexy and Shiny Roland Is Here.
Roland’s name was very popular on the forum. Very soon, a bunch of players had flooded in.
After putting on the equipment, Roland looked at the beautiful opera house and activated his mental power.
Stone to Mud!
A corner of the opera house was softened, like wax under fire. The enormous rocks were turned into mud at great speed, before they slushed down.
The performers in the Vienna Opera Company and the players in the stream channel watched the enormous opera house collapse into a yellow swamp after only one minute in shock.
After it was done, Roland checked his mana, only to see that he had used merely one-third of it. It should be enough.
Then, he unleashed his mental power again, and the mud in the swamp began to swirl and compress, before it gathered into a gigantic pillar that spiraled upward slowly.
It seemed slow at a distance, but the pillar of mud was actually growing very fast, by at least one meter per second.
As the pillar grew taller and taller, the air around Roland was weirdly twisted as if it was being scorched by intense heat.
About half a minute later, the pillar was thirty meters tall, and Roland almost ran out of mana. At this point, the Mind-Calming Necklace kicked in.
Many blue spots of light emerged around his body and slowly submerged in him.
The scene was so beautiful that everybody was amazed.
In the stream channel, there were nothing but “wow” comments.
The round pillar kept rising, and when it was a hundred meters tall, the light spots around Roland were finally gone.
The energy of the Mind-Calming Necklace had been used up too.
At this point, Roland’s forehead was covered in drops of sweat the size of beans.
He then snapped his finger, and the yellow mud soon hardened into a real pillar that rose to the sky.
Andonara looked at the pillar with great excitement.
Apartment from exclamations, many players commented in the stream channel, “Is he creating the Tower of Babel?”