Reincarnated With (In)Finite Power Chapter 5: Déjà Vu

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“SCREW YOU ASSHOLE! REEEEEEEEE!!!!!”

I curse at the sky in hopes that god is listening, but to no avail.

Woah, déjà vu…I’ve just been in this place before.

Missing my chance to roast the ever living hell out of god pissed me off more than a Hanzo main.

I sat up and looked in my vicinity. Instantaneously, my previous saltiness was washed away by the captivating sight before me. The silver haired beauty I saw before the thugs came after me was sitting before me in seiza. She was staring at me with dumbfounded eyes.

What, did I do something weird?

And then the truth hit me like a Nissan truck. From the way that we were angled, I could tell what position I was in previously.

Ohhhh, so I was sleeping on her lap…and I called her an asshole…oops.

“Uhhhh, I’m sorry, excuse me?”

The woman looked confused by what I said.

“NONONONONONONO! I was talking to god!”

I stammer trying to explain the misunderstanding to the hot lady. This is my second chance at life, I ain’t gonna look like a loser in front of my waifu candidate.

“Oh, I see…hahaha.”

The silver haired girl looks at me with a wry smile.

She totally doesn’t believe me…

I try to get up, but I feel a sharp pain coming from the left side of my chest.

“Hey, don’t move around so much, I just cast <Heal> on you.”

“Wait, did she just say <Heal>? Is that magic?”

I look down at where I was shot with the arrow. Despite there still being lingering pain, the wound has fully closed up.

So that’s what magic can do…I wonder when my glove will be able to do that.

“<Heal> is a spell that repairs any damage to-”

Is she actually explaining to me what <Heal> does? It’s in the fucking name, dumbass.

She looked way too into explaining it, so I would never say something like that to her beautiful face. But my god is she stupid.

“Do you understand what it does now?”

“Y-yeah…anyways, thanks for saving my life…” I said awkwardly.

She smiled warmly towards me.

“No problem, it was the least I could do for you after you saved me”.

“Saved you, how?” I inquired.

“You distracted three of the bandits, which gave me enough leeway to defeat the other two myself. If you hadn’t shown up, I would have been done for. You have my thanks.”

“Ohhh, yeah…that was no big deal, ahaha.”

I stammer embarrassed. I had no intention of actually saving her. I just wanted to get out of there as fast as possible.

“If you don’t mind, may I ask you your name?” said the silver haired girl politely.

“Oh uh. My name’s Vincento Bamiseri.”

“I-I see. My name is Rei Duxd. It’s a pleasure to meet you.”

“L-likewise.”

I spoke softly with her. I wasn’t very used to talking with girls. She seemed slightly weary when we introduced ourselves, but that was natural. From her perspective, I was an oddly dressed individual traveling alone autistically screeching at the sky. How could I not look suspicious?

“Where are you headed to? Are you lost?” Rei asked.

“Oh, I uh, I’m not from around here. May I ask where is the nearest city?”

“Geto Cona? I’m headed there as well. I could escort you if you want.”

“That would be great, thank you.”

Sweet! I’m gonna be escorted by a pretty lady! Yay!

I look at my Finite Glove. I still had many questions, but I’m sure I’ll find the answers sooner or later. For now, my spirits are high. I’m gonna become overpowered, make my own harem, and rule the world. Everything is just according to keikaku (TL note: keikaku means plan).

I started to stand up when I noticed that something didn’t feel right.

Wait, where’s my Finite Glove?

I look to my left hand and see that it’s bare. My sodium level rises and a familiar triggered expression returns to my face. However, I remember who my company is and I mask my saltiness.

“Is something wrong, Vincento?” asks Rei.

“Oh, uh…have you seen a glove with 6 different coloured stones lying around by any chance?”

Rei’s expression changed as she responded.

“No, I haven’t the faintest clue where something like that would be.”

“Shit.”

I have a mini heart attack. Where could it have gone? Then I suddenly realize the final words I heard before I died.

“We’ll take his stuff and leave ‘em for dead. That glove of his seems like a pretty powerful magic artifact. We could probably pawn it of to a magicians guild for a pretty high price”

“Those motherfuckers.”

Rage builds up within me, and my calm facade breaks away. My sudden change in expression causes Rei to flinch.

“Um, If I have done something to upset you, I really do apologize,” said Rei.

“No, Rei, it’s not your fault.” I replied.

“Oh, I see, that’s a relief.” said Rei.

I can’t seem to keep still due to my anxiety, so I whip out my fidget spinner to keep calm.

This is bad…I can’t believe I resorted to using the fidget spinner…also that glove is the only thing keeping my MC status in this world. I gotta get it back ASAP.

“Um, Rei, could you do me a little favor?”

I nervously turned to Rei and asked timidly.

“What is it?” she replied.

I try to remain calm as I explain to Rei my circumstances.

“There is this highly valuable magical artifact that I had on me before I passed out. It’s what allowed me to survive as long as I did against those bandits. It must have been stolen by those bandits when I was unconscious. Could you help me steal it back from them?”

“What?” she exclaimed.

I knew this was a tall order, considering the fact that we just met. But right now, without that glove, I’m basically screwed. There’s no way I could take the glove back myself. I have no idea where I am and I’m weaker than a Magikarp. She was my best option, so I’ve no choice but to shamelessly ask for her help.

Well, that’s nothing new for me, so…

“I understand what I’m asking is unreasonable, but the artifact means a lot to me. Please give me a hand. You’re the only person I can rely on right now.”

I go straight into dogeza, hoping she would accept my desperate plea. Rei looks troubled by my sudden act of desperation, and takes a few uneasy steps backwards.

“Uhhhh, I’m so sorry, but I’m busy once I get to the city. I really can’t help you.” she said with a forced smile.

This is bad…I can’t let this opportunity go…Quick, gotta come up with something to sweeten the deal with…c’mon…think…anything…

“The artifact is very powerful! If I use it, I can grant you any wish! Anything you want, I’ll do it for you!” I said desperately.

I had no idea what I was doing at this point. Theoretically, I could grant her any wish if I leveled up the stones high enough, but I had no idea how long that would take. I was just talking out of my ass hoping she would take the offer…and she did.

“Anything?”

Rei perked up a bit when I said that. A look of relief appeared on my face as I silently celebrated my good luck.

“Y-yeah, anything you want!” I replied.

Rei paused for a moment. She seemed hesitant to say what she was about to say, and after I heard what she said, I could see why.

“Then…can you bring back the dead?”

 

Editor: Doge-kun

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