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“I’ll be honored. Hyung-nim.”

“Dude. Stop over doing it. “

“Heh heh, I really am honored. Where should I take you?”

“Mmmm. How about a taste makes me feel like I’ve returned to earth?”

“…….”

He was in trouble. He couldn’t think of any witty words he could reply back with. Before the silence lingered, Sunggoo was barely able to give an answer.

“Hahaha. Should I take you to an organic Korean restaurant? There is a place I know.”

“Mmm. Let’s go there.”

Woojin looked out the window, and he pointed at a specific location. Sunggoo rubbed his eyes when he saw it.

“Over there?”

“Yeah.”

[Kimbab World]

Sunggoo berated himself inside.

‘Now that I’ve touched some money I became wasteful. Hyung-nim is still frugal.’

Woojin and Sunggoo ordered what they wanted to eat after they parked in front of the Kimbab World. Woojin ordered tuna kimbab(TLN: canned tuna) and Ramen. He had a very blissful expression on his face as he savored the food.

‘This. This is it.’

He thought about his old memories, and his 3rd year in high school.

This is what he had tasted at that time. The 20 years as a necromancer was bypassed, and he felt like the 3rd year high school student from earth.

“Hoo-roop.(TLN: noodle slurping sfx) Hyung-nim. Which Dungeon should I look up next?”

“Mmm. Is there something like a monster catalogue out there? It would be better if there was a list where the 1 star and 2 star monsters are ordered by their level.”


“Of course, it exists.”

“Let’s decided after I see that.”

“Yes, sir. I’ll show it to you at the cafe after I organize the information.”

Woojin and Sunggoo headed towards Angel Angel, and they ordered some coffee. Sunggoo glanced at Woojin before he spoke to the barista.


“Is there anything on the menu that represents the earth’s taste? Is there something that’ll make one feel such a sensation??”

At Sunggoo’s question, the barista frowned as if he saw someone with a couple screws loose. Sunggoo turned to look at Woojin, and even Woojin was looking at him strangely.

“You have a weird taste. I want a Cafe Mocha.”

“…….”

After Woojin said those words, he went to take a seat. Sunggoo’s face turned red.

“I would like an Americano and a Cafe Mocha.”

“Yes. That would be $10.”

Sunggoo brought a vibrating coaster and he took a seat. Woojin slyly asked a question.

“The coffee price these days is nothing to scoff at.”

“It’s almost priced the same as lunch.”

Woojin looked around the cafe’s interior. When he came here previously, he had left without ordering anything. He was surprised when the coffee was more expensive than he thought it would be.

Soup and rice is $6. The price was almost the same as a coffee….

It wasn’t as if there weren’t a lot of people here. This large cafe was half full. Woojin indirectly asked a question.

“How much would it cost to set up a store like this?”

“A cafe? I’m not sure. It should be around 1 million dollars?”

He didn’t know how much the rent was, but this cafe was 3 story high. It was a large cafe. Sunggoo was in the dark about such matters, so he guessed at the answer.

‘It would be great if I could set one up for mother.’

The coffee price was expensive, so he thought the business will do well. It looked to be less arduous than working at a restaurant. He made $300,000 today. He could make 1 million dollars if he worked hard for 3 days.

Woojin thought about it in a relaxed manner. If he purchase a house, then he didn’t have anything else he wanted. He’ll continue to attack the Dungeon to level up, and the money would gather by itself.

The money itself was trivial. He just wondered if he should set up a store like this, so his mother could have something to occupy her time in relative comfort.

Pew pew, Pyo-ro-ro-rong..

Woojin sipped the sweet Cafe Mocha, and he focused on his phone game. While he was occupied, Suggoo brought up some data on his tablet PC.


“Hyung-nim. I have it here.”

“Let me see. How do I turn the page on this?”

“It’s the same as a smart phone, hyung-nim.”

Woojin dragged the window to the top of the screen, then he looked at the monster catalogue.

The Rakwis from the 3 star Dungeon and the monsters like Goblin and Kobold from the 2 star Dungeons were also classified by the number of stars.

Monsters with 1~3 stars were classified as low ranked monsters. The monsters were classified as high ranked starting from 4 stars.

The most basic 4 star monster was a troll. Its movement was quick, and it had enough intelligence to use tools. Moreover, they had an abnormal regeneration ability. Still, they weren’t that hard to deal with.

“I heard the 4 star Dungeons and above looks a little bit different. Of course, I’ve personally never been to one.”

The 3 star Dungeon kept the original appearance of a subway station. However, the 4 star Dungeons were basically like stepping into a different world. The entrance just acted as a gate.

“Well, I’ll know once I enter one.”

Woojin eyed all the 4 star level monsters. Then he weighed it against his own level.

‘It’ll be possible if they are at that level.’

There were easy monsters to deal with, but there were also difficult ones too . However, he felt like he would be able to take on monsters as high as 4 stars.

If he wanted to level up, it would probably be better for him to attempt the higher ranked Dungeons early on rather than going for the low ranked Dungeons.

“So who assigns the stars?”

“It is a measured value.”

“What is being measured?”

“The Dungeon Energy.”

“There is such a thing?”

“Yes. Every time a Dungeon is reset, the Dungeon Energy can be measured. Teams read these estimated report to decided if they should attempt a Dungeon or not.”

Woojin nodded his head. The stars weren’t really assigned to the monsters. It was the grade for the Dungeons. The monsters were categorized depending on which ranked Dungeons they spawn the most at.

This is why it wasn’t strange to see a 3 star monster, a Hobgoblin, in the 2 star Dungeon.

“First, I want to see and experience it. Find out more about the 4 star Dungeons.”

“We don’t have to line up starting from the 4 star Dungeons. We can make an appointment. I’ll look up if there are any empty spots in the schedules.”

Woojin learned that the 4 star Dungeons and above were Field type Dungeons. Woojin spent the remaining time listening to Sunggoo’s various explanations.

Woojin and Sunggoo exited the cafe when the appointed time arrived.

“Hyung-nim. I could take care of these small matters for you.”

“No. My mother has to live in the house, so she should see it.”

“Yes, hyung-nim. If you need anything, please give me a call.”

He gave a respectful bow. Woojin nodded his head as he saw Sunggoo walk away.

“I’ve earned a pretty good servant.”

Sunggoo sometimes over did things, but he really liked the affable Sunggoo. He headed towards Soongmi’s restaurant with light steps.

Soongmi was sitting on the counter, and she was immersed in her hand phone game. Even though she was in the midst of setting a high score, she threw her phone down as she suddenly stood up.

“Uh-muh, Oppa. You came? Did you eat?”

“Yeah. I ate..”

“Do you want some coffee?”

“No. I’m heading back out immediately. Where is my mother?”

“Wait a moment. I’ll call for her.”

Soongmi headed inside the kitchen, and she saw Lee-soogyong and the other kitchen ladies busily working since it was lunch time. She was taking care of a stack of dirty dishes.

“Un-muh. Mother. Elder brother Woojin is here. Please hurry up and come out.” (TLN: Lost in translation. But Soongmi is speaking to Woojin’s mom as if she is her mother-in-law)

“O..ok. Ms. Soongmi. Let me finish this up.”

At Lee-soogyong’s awkward exchange, her fellow kitchen ladies made a big fuss about it.

“Ah-whew. Mrs. Lee must be very happy. Your son is making so much money that you are going to look for a house.”

“The way he is making money is like that yankee gentleman, Neil Gates.” (TLN: lol)

“Aigo. That’s right. I’ve heard about him too. His name was Neil or something . I’ve heard he makes a lot of money. Your Wooojin is like him.”

“That’s right. I’m so jealous. If my son was like Woojin, I would have immediately quit this job.”

“Go. Hurry up and go. Your son is waiting for you.”

“I still have to do my share before going.”

At her fellow kitchen ladies’ complements, Lee-joonhyung finished washing the dishes with an shy smile on her face. Since she gained a dependable son, the restaurant work didn’t feel arduous anymore.

“She’ll come out after she finishes what she is doing. Oppa should sit here. It won’t be too long.”

“Ok.”

Soongmi pulled a chair towards him, and he sat. When he saw Soongmi sit across from him, he asked her a question.

“What are you doing?”


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