Queen of the Scalpel - Chapter 146 : Escape 
Although the attack was avoided because he rolled on the floor, the cost of barely surviving was huge enough.
His left arm was cut off from his elbow until the stomach.
Linden looked cold despite hearing the screeching sound that was caused by pain.
Not only did he kidnap Elise, he tried to commit a crime. He doesn’t need a word of sympathy.
Rather, at this moment, I definitely had to breathe.
But at that moment…
“Get the detainee.”
The Republican army that are ready to fire, started to fire.
Linden’s eyes turned gold again and the space around him and her was dimly distorted. It was like force field that has nothing in it.
‘That’s a pity.’
He rolled on the floor and looked coldly to Louie Nicholas screaming.
In this situation, they may not if he is alone, but it is a relief that he is with Elise.
If she gets hurt, it’ll be a big trouble.
“We have to go now.”
Elise said with a look of being confused.
I don’t know what is happening.
“What? What do you mean?”
Elise looked around. There is a republican soldier in every corner of the stairs until the corridors. How do they do that?
Maybe if he came up to the fourth floor of this building without them realizing it.
Linden grabbed her waist and lifted her up.
“Hold on tight. Don’t be surprised.”
Then her eyes became big when she saw the direction he is heading towards while holding her.
“Y-your highness? T-that!
“Hold on tight.”
It was a window!
He went to the fourth floor window and jumped down without a moment’s hesitation.
She screamed discreetly.
‘I can’t believe this!’
Of course it is better to die than to commit crime against Louie as before, but isn’t it too sudden?
But it was at that moment.
Linden held her in his arms and lifted her feet in the air. At the same time, his eyes shone once again.
It was the ability to portrait any attributes, even brightness of the space.
He stepped on the space where his feet reached and he went down the air as if he had stepped on the stairs and came down.
Looking down from the residence, the soldiers had their mouth open wide open.
Is that even possible? They were so surprised that they forgot to shoot.
“Y-you are such a fraud!”
One soldier muttered so.
It wasn’t wrong after all. This is an era of steamboats, trains and guns, so it’s not surprising at all if they someone who have that kind of ability.
“Get a hold of yourself! If you won’t, you’ll be driven to catch the Fire King Jiffel just like 2 years ago!”
Everyone gasped and someone even cried.
Two years ago, in Angeli in the Dark Continent, the republic army’s fought Jiffel, the emperor of the empire.
In the end, Jiffel was torn into pieces, but the damage they suffered was big enough too that it turned out to be nightmare.
Moreover, isn’t the Crown Prince more powerful than the Fire King?
“The crown prince’s had unsubstantial magical ability! He’s strong, but there is a limit on that! So you have to get on yourselves and go catch him!”
An officer shouted and everyone was alerted due to the encouragement.
Yes, even him who had magical power is also a human after all.
And this is the home of the Republicans, with more than 100,000 men, no one can get out of here alive.
“Look for them! You don’t have to capture them alive!”
Later at night, the capital, Simpeople, shone brightly.
The sudden appearance of the enemy is a punishment for the people.
Meanwhile, Linden put down Elise on the horse he had prepared in advance.
“Can you ride a horse?”
More than 100,000 soldiers were moving around to capture them, but he didn’t felt any nervousness.
He was just looking to her face.
“Yes, Your Highness…”
With his piercing gaze, Elise blushed slightly due to her longing and concern.
“Your Highness, why, did you do it…this is…”
The question came up to her.
I know now.
Now he risked his life for her. No matter how strong he is, what are the chances of surviving here alive?
Still, he came.
Even knowing that, he could still die. Just to save her.
Her heart throbbed once again.
Then Linden climbed unto the horse where she is currently sitting on and sat behind her back.
His sudden touch on the back startled her.
“We must go together.”
There is only one horse.
So they have to ride and run together. Even with two horses, Linden won’t be able to protect her from the bullets that flew in each of them.
“But of course I know you are uncomfortable with me.”
Previously, Elise uttered cruel words that left the two of them feeling uncomfortable in each other’s presence.
After a long time, Linden is still unaware of Elise’s shaking heart that beats only for him.
“Stay patient for a moment, though. Let’s get out of here first.”
He leaned down and held the reins of the horse in one hand, and held her towards him in his other hand.
“It may be uncomfortable, but please bear it.”
His touch was not intended to make her feel uncomfortable.
It was a gesture to protect her.
Even though she knew his intentions, Elise’s heart beat like mad once again.
His hand that was wrapped around her stomach was hot. It was a heart beating moment for her regardless the real situation they are into.
‘What am I supposed to do?’
Elise thought with a face flushed in red.
“As expected, are you uncomfortable?”
Elise thought she was lucky to have him behind her back. Because he could not see her face that is in beet red.
But what about her heart tremors? What if he notices it?
Then he said something.
“Let’s go. Don’t be afraid, I’ll protect you till the end.”
“We are setting out.”
He kicked the horse in the ribs with his crippled foot.
And it finally started.
She and him, and the story about him and her.
“On the left!”
Dozens of soldiers appeared right in front of us.
They looked like they were waiting in advance or they formed a camp.
No matter how well they defend their stead, they can’t still keep their safety if they were hit by one of the shoots that is built in harmony of a well-organized camp.
She might get hurt, even if the thought haven’t crossed into her.
Linden, who judged so, used a different method.
“Cover your eyes!”
The space between the soldiers’ eyes was distorted like a haze and scream spread like a wild fire afterwards.
“Argh! My eyes!”
“I can’t see!”
It is his ability to temporarily disrupt the light that comes into their eyes.
Now they’ll lose their sight for a few minutes. Though it’s just in short period of time, it was already enough for Linden.
“Yes, Your Highness!”
Linden quickly broke through the soldiers who are still holding their eyes.
‘Keeping going straight. Then we will arrive at the wall of the castle.’
Of course, he had carefully grasped and memorized the internal structure of the heart of the fort.
He’s not here to kill himself; he is there to save her. Of course, the escape route has been cooked well enough.
But of course, the road was not as smooth.
“It’s the crown prince!”
And now he risked his life for her. No matter how strong he is, what are the chances of surviving here?
Clank! Clash! Kwang!
Not only were there numerous rifle shots, but there were no attacks from Sir Rudan.
Each time, Linden broke through the road with his space ability, he was feeling anxious and worried for Elise.
‘It’s okay for me to get hurt. But…’
He looked at her while he held her with his arms.
It is unacceptable for him to see this girl to have a tiny bit wound.
He had to speed up before the limit is reached.
Linden bit his lips.
There was one thing about his ability. As much as it gives him great power, it also gives him a lot of compensation.
This happened when he used his ability, which was completely different from the other imperial family members.
Although not yet scientifically accurate, his space ability is considered to be a phenomenon in which certain components of the blood that came down genetically to Romanov family that reacts as a natural energy.
There were such energies like fire, hydraulic, wind and brain powers.
So the members of Romanov family generally use such attributes as their own ability.
The present emperor, Minchester, had the power of lightning, while the 1st emperor, Jiffel, had the power of fire.
The 3rd prince Mikhael also used his own ability to generate energy, which is completely different his Orser and swordmanship.
In one note, although his ability is not compared to Linden’s high level consciousness, the third prince’s supernatural powers combined with his sword techniques show a formidable force.
But Linden’s space ability was nothing. It was not an attribute.
‘At first, I knew I wasn’t capable of spaces at all.’
As he thought, he thought he had no supernatural powers at all in his childhood.
But after the tragedy on “that day”, I realized it through hard work to achieve his ‘desire.’
The fact that he doesn’t have the ability.
It was a tremendous ability.
But there were shortcomings. Every time he used his ability, a reaction came back to his body.
Although with the assistance of “Byeongeom”, which was used for him to meet Elise before, were not too much, his combat techniques were counterproductive.
Nevertheless, he came for her.
‘I don’t care. I can take that kind of reaction.’
All he have to save her safe and sound. After that, there will no longer trouble in the future.
But it was at that moment.
A low voice was heard behind his back.
“Stop, Your Highness.”
“You don’t think you can leave General Bon behind your back, do you?”
Linden’s face that had no change of expression had hardened for the first time.
It was a familiar voice.
Linden slowly stopped the horse. Surely it was impossible to ‘him’ behind.
“Long time no see, Your Highness.”
“Yes, it’s been a long time.”
White whiskers and wrinkles.
And his big eyes,
The commander of the Republic’s elite team, the Armored Corps, and the Republic’s strongest man, Orenaiz Hugo!
“I’ve wanted to see you ever since two years ago, Your Highness.”
“I finally see you.”
Lt. General Hugo said, touching his scar across his forehead. Two years ago, it was the wound caused by Linden in Angelli.
Lt. Gen. Hugo pulled out a sword from the brown military horse.
Elise savors Linden with anxious eyes.
Linden also looked at the lady in his arms, and said something briefly.
No matter what happens. I’ll protect you.
He looked at Lt. Gen. Hugo quietly.
Hugo, like an old lion, was staring at him intently. He made a childish attempt. He was prepared for the loss of his ability that represents the ability of his family.
Linden was also cautious.
He took out seven revolvers and was about to get it loaded.
‘Do you really want me to write a ritual ban?’
However, his ability is used would only work in a case in which the opponent is not prepared in advance. This time it won’t work.
In particular, it won’t work if a strong man like, Lt. Gen. Hugo who remained strong.
In the case Mikhael, he was caught in an imaginable state and was helplessly beaten.
If he had been prepared, he wouldn’t have fallen so easily.
So they were silent for a moment, as him and the lieutenant general glare at each other.
But after a moment…
The fight has begun.
The starting attack was from Linden’s pistol! The revolver fired a bullet.
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