Chapter 286: Misunderstanding
Under such a siege, no elf in the Ancient City of War was able to leave the city. Not only that, but the soldiers of other elf cities had found it difficult to come to the Ancient City of War. As long as they were close to the Ancient City of War, the human soldiers would immediately turn around and attack the reinforcements. This strategy of the humans undoubtedly turned the elves’ attack into a suicide mission when they continued on.
Soon, Ulysses Sabrina appeared on the city wall. She knew that the elves had lost this time. There was no doubt about it. What she needed to do now was to minimize the losses of the elves. At the very least, she needed to ensure the future of the elves.
She looked at the crowd under the city wall and shouted, “I am the Queen of the Elves, Ulysses Sabrina. May I know who the commander is? I wish to negotiate with him!”
The human soldiers below the city walls looked at each other in confusion. This was because, their commander was previously General Henry, but General Henry was already dead. If someone had to call out to their temporary commander, it should naturally be Gilroy, right?
However… Most of them could not help but look at Timus.
In their hearts, Timus was placed on a higher pedestal. Although Timus had always emphasized that what Gilroy did was greater, for ordinary people, many things that were engraved in the depths of their souls were difficult to change. For one, when it came to worshipping the strong.
Sensing the gazes of the surrounding soldiers, Timus sighed and slowly walked to Gilroy’s side and shouted, “This is our commander, Lord Gilroy!”
Gilroy was stunned when he heard this. He had never expected his teacher to say this.
Ulysses Sabrina, who was on the city wall, was also slightly stunned.
Who is this guy?
Why has she never heard of him?
Could it be that the human race had secretly trained a strong fighter to lead their people?
There were many potential thoughts that went through Ulysses Sabrina’s mind as she looked at Gilroy suspiciously. Then, she spoke again.
‘This kid… is he really the commander?
‘Why can’t I feel his powerful aura?
‘The guy who spoke just now looks like he had a stronger aura compared to… this person.”
Ulysses Sabrina could not help but mutter in her heart.
She could clearly feel TImus’s power, but she could not say the same for Gilroy, which obviously made her very confused. However, she had to quickly think of a way to end this war now, and getting stuck on this matter would not help her save her people.
“Then, may I ask if Lord Gilroy is willing to negotiate with the elves?”
Gilroy had not been able to react in time. Now that he heard Ulysses Sabrina, the new elven queen, address him as ‘Lord Gilroy’, he had gotten even more confused. Fortunately, Timus sneakily nudged Gilroy, and Gilroy finally came back to his senses.
Gilroy’s tone sounded very firm, but he was actually very nervous. After all, he was just a soldier. What did he know about negotiations? After agreeing to the negotiation, he looked at Timus.
Timus smiled slightly and said, “Don’t worry, I will go with you.” These comforting words made Gilroy release the breathe that he had held in relief.
However, at the same time, he could not help but feel a trace of shame. He felt that he was really too weak. Whether it was in terms of combat strength or other aspects, he could not leave his teacher, Timus.
Knowing this, he swore in his heart that he must mature as soon as possible and become a true hero who could completely take charge of his own affairs. Only in this way would his teacher feel more at with him.
After a while, the gates of the Ancient City of War in front of the two slowly opened.
There was nothing inside the gate. Not a single elf soldier guarded it
Seeing this, Gilroy could not help but whisper into Timus’s ear, “Teacher, could they be setting up some kind of trap?”
Timus could not help but laugh when he heard this. He patted Gilroy’s shoulder and said, “Don’t worry. The elves have already invested almost all of their military forces in this war. They are no longer qualified to continue fighting.
“Even if they still have the strength to set a trap, they definitely won’t dare to do it.
“Because this would be equivalent to cutting off their only way out.
“Let me ask you this, if they set a trap to kill you this time, will the soldiers give the elves any chance to negotiate? If that happens, what they will have to face is the ending of an entire elf race being exterminated by us.”
After listening to Timus’s analysis, Gilroy nodded his head in agreement.
“You’re right, the elven race shouldn’t make such a decision that could be disadvantageous to themselves, but…
“Teacher, didn’t you say that you wanted to go in with me to negotiate? Wouldn’t that mean that you too will have a high chance of stepping into their traps and dying too?”
“I do want to go in, but even if they set a trap, I won’t die. Only you will die.”
In Gilroy’s heart, he had felt relieved that his teacher was going to accompany him/ However, not knowing if it was a joke or a statement, Gilroy had become nervous again.
“Alright, stop daydreaming. Hurry up and go in.”
Timus was the first to step into the city gate.
The Ancient City of War, the conference room.
Ulysses Sabrina sat on one side of the only square table in the room, while on the other side sat Timus and Gilroy.
Although Gilroy looked very calm, he was still very nervous. After all, this was the first time he had a chance to talk to a big shot, which was almost impossible for a soldier status like him.
However, times have drastically changed, this was really happening. Not only that, Gilroy was about to face the elven queen as the victor of the war. This was something that no one could have ever predicted!
Ulysses Sabrina could not predict Gilroy’s current mood. Sensing the tension, she spoke first in a sincere tone.
“I feel that there is no need for the war to continue. First of all, the cause of this war is just a misunderstanding.”
Timus frowned slightly. He felt that this was obviously an excuse. However, Ulysses Sabrina did not panic in the face of Timus’s questioning face. Instead, she continued to speak in a matter-of-fact tone.
“This war was only started because my sister was killed by a human assassin in the elven territory.
“You may know my mother’s temper. She would never accept such a provocation. She immediately believed that this was an assassin sent by the royal family of the human race.
“After all, ordinary people would not hold any grudges with the royal family of the elven race.”
Ulysses Sabrina tried to rationalize the war behavior that the elf race had brought upon. At the very least, she had to find a suitable reason that was convincing enough to Timus and Gilroy to end this war.
Knowing this, she continued on with her speech, “But I have just received new information. The assassin who tried to assassinate my sister had been caught and executed, so all of this is just a misunderstanding.”
Hearing this, Gilroy felt more at ease. However, Timus’s expression turned into a strange one.