KH Chapter 34
Kill the Hero Chapter 34
TL: Uncle Choi
One of the best privileges given to players was the medical benefits they received.
In an era where players were the backbone of a nation’s strength, all governments provided their players with the best medical care they could, and this was also the case in Korea.
Players with Korean nationality could receive all medical services in Korea at no cost.
The benefits covered the charges for the use of private rooms, which would normally only be used by VIPs. Everything in a hospital were free for players, as it was covered by federal taxes.
It was quite generous.
‘I’m glad the treatment is free.’
If Kim Woo-jin had to pay for his own medical bills, he would have hesitated and contemplated other plans that did not include injuring himself. The benefits were so good that Kim Woo-jin would rethink his plan if these benefits did not exist.
It was just as implied.
Kim Woo-jin’s injuries were self-inflicted.
As soon as the dungeon was cleared, the moment he killed 444 hobgoblins, he stabbed and cut himself with arrows and knives.
Sharks in the distance would rush towards him only when the smell of blood is dispersed, that’s why he hurt himself.
“It’s Park Yong-wan. May I come in?”
And now, a shark appeared after smelling blood.
“Yes, come in.”
Park Yong-wan, who appeared after he opened the door, smiled bitterly as he checked the warning sign, “Caution when approaching (blood poisoning)” posted on the bed where Kim Woo-jin was lying down.
“The operation must have been difficult because of blood poisoning.”
“Yes. If my wounds were any deeper, I really would have died.”
It wasn’t even half the story.
If Kim Woo-jin’s wounds were deeper, his life would have been in danger due to the immense blood loss.
The treatment itself was not the problem since Kim Woo-jin’s blood was not a corrosive poison. The problem was that blood transfusions were impossible.
‘That’s why I adjusted it properly but…’
Kim Woo-jin, of course, adjusted even the degree of his injuries.
For someone who had dealt with countless lives before, it wasn’t hard to do.
‘It was really dangerous.’
Park Yong-wan, who didn’t know the truth, did not doubt the cause of Kim Woo-jin’s injuries and began to act out his skit.
“I have heard some rumours regarding the Skull Guild.”
Skull Guild, the moment those words came out, Kim Woo-jin’s face grew cold.
Park Yong-wan, who brought a chair and sat near Kim Woo-jin, also had a stiff expression on his face.
“You were right. They were hunting players. They must have hunted players in the A+ rank dungeon as well. That’s probably why so many people died. But in the dungeon, some kind of problem occurred with the Skull Guild, and in order to investigate it…”
“So they targeted me, who looked easy to deal with. If I were caught, I probably would’ve been tortured until I spilled something.”
Listening to the icy, cold voice coming out of Kim Woo-jin’s mouth, Park Woo-jin thought to himself while nodding lightly.
“This is going to be easier than I thought.”
Park Yong-wan was planning to persuade Kim Woo-jin today.
He intended to make attacking the Skull Guild more attractive by using this fact a bait.
Rather than disclosing the truth and making the Skull Guild cower back, he intended to turn Kim Woo-jin into an excellent bait for the Skull Guild to bite on.
He also came prepared in case Kim Woo-jin wanted to blow this incident out of proportion. He planned to threaten him if such a scenario were to arise.
But looking at Kim Woo-jin’s current reaction, it looked like he did not have to use such a messy scenario.
“Well, since he’s a smart guy, he probably knows that there’s nothing he can do about the Skull Guild.”
In fact, if looking at it logically, there was nothing Kim Woo-jin could do against the Skull Guild. First of all, there was no way to prove that the injuries Kim Woo-jin suffered were caused by members of the Skull Guild.
Furthermore, the course of such a lawsuit would last more than a year. There was no guarantee that Kim Woo-jin would even be alive when the ruling came out.
Meaning… whatever Kim Woo-jin did was meaningless.
Kim Woo-jin expressed his frustration in front of Park Yong-wan.
Park Yong-wan’s eyes gleamed with light.
“You must be frustrated.”
“Well, there are people who want to kill me. How could I not be angry?”
“Yes, you’re right. If I were you, I wouldn’t be able to sit still. In fact, I’ve never spared anyone who has messed with me like that.”
After revealing his thoughts, Park Yong-wan nodded and asked a question.
“So do you want to give them a punch?”
Kim Woo-jin looked at Park Yong-wan and asked.
“Is there a way?”
“I wouldn’t have come here if there wasn’t one. It’s simple. First of all, cover it up.”
When asked to cover up this situation, Kim Woo-jin spoke with a suspicious expression.
“But if we cover it up…”
“Then the Skull Guild will come to take care of you. And there will be a trap set up waiting for them.”
Kim Woo-jin’s face stiffened at the word “trap.”
“You want me to be used as bait.”
“I won’t say no. But in this world, you have to pay a price in order to get what you want. Don’t you think?”
When Park Yong-wan answered, Kim Woo-jin let out a long sigh. And he began to think.
Park Yong-wan was willing to wait, and Kim Woo-jin, who soon finished contemplating, asked Park Yong-wan.
“Why are you willing to go this far, Mr. Park Yong-wan? When I’m the one who got injured…”
The question was answered and Park Yong-wan was prepared with a response.
“There’s a line in the world that should not be crossed, and the world needs someone to protect such a line.”
Along with his statement, Park Yong-wan handed over the luxurious envelope in his hand to Kim Woo-jin.
“It’s a hospital visit gift. You can think about it a little longer. I’ll help you out when you come to a decision.”
Leaving such words behind, Park Yong-wan left the hospital.
Kim Woo-jin, who was now left alone, recalled Park Yong-wan’s departing words.
‘There’s a line that shouldn’t be crossed, and someone must keep it?’
As soon as he thought of those words, the sides of his mouth formed a smirk.
It wasn’t the words befitting someone who sold out his country for his own benefit when the country was facing its most dire crisis.
Of course, Kim Woo-jin was not angry.
The Park Yong-wan he knew was that kind of person. No matter what he said, there was no need to take it seriously.
It was his gift that really mattered.
When Kim Woo-jin removed the wrapping paper. A sheet of paper emitting a ray of golden light could be seen.
Blood Sucking Skill.
Kim Woo-jin’s eyes cooled the moment he saw it.
‘To think it would be this.’
Kim Woo-jin expected that Park Yong-wan would give him a gift in order to use him more effectively.
But if the bait was unappetizing, it could not be used to fish.
But he didn’t expect it to be a “Blood Sucking” skill page.
‘With this coming into my hands… I have no choice but to change the plan.
Of course, at this moment, Kim Woo-jin was forced to revise his plan once again.
‘Securing the Albino Lizard’s egg right away.’
Kim Woo-jin immediately prepared to hunt the Albino Lizard’s egg.
On his 4th day of hospitalization, another gift was delivered to Kim Woo-jin, who was still hospitalized.
It was none other than a box of bacchus (drink).
Kim Woo-jin felt a hunch when he saw a gift that belonged to a very cheap category.
This gift must have been sent by Oh Se-chan.
As expected, it was something sent by Oh Se-chan.