Here we go with the start of the next major arc.
When I Returned From Another World I Was A Silver Haired Shrine Maiden: Chapter 47
Preparing For The Cultural Festival
After mid term exams ended in October, the school suddenly became active. On the final weekend of the month, the cultural festival is scheduled for two consecutive days, the entire student body is now preparing for it.
Our class had decided to do a standard maid cafe as our project, there were people preparing the costumes, thinking up the drinks and meals, and decorating the classroom, everyone was actively preparing for it. Me and Yuna will be working the shop for two hours each day over the two days, because of that, we are exempted from the current preparations.
However, since there are club activities, I planned to go there today.
After I had joined the 『Wizard’s Soil Association』 it had changed into the 『Wizard’s Soil Club』 last month.
When I had told Yuna that I joined the club, she had insisted that she would also join it.
On top of that, Souta’s sister, Hisui, also decided to join the club for some reason, since the number of members reached the requirement of 5, it was officially recognized by the school as a club.
The current club activities are three days a week in which you can participate freely. Incidentally, because Yuna and Hisui have also played Wiso because of me and Souta’s influence, there were no members that were there only in name.
「For the Wiso club at the cultural festival, I want to hold a tournament!」
In the middle of club activities, Souta declared that.
「Yeah, isn’t that fine? … I end my turn.」
I answered while playing against Ryouka with a practice deck.
「I also think that’s a good idea… I attack.」
「Ah-, I think it would be better to attack like this. Since I have this card, you would lose one-sidedly.」
I instruct Ryouka on how to improve while swapping which creature of hers attacked.
「… I see, I’ll remember that.」
Ryouka nods. She is good at learning and has almost all of the basic tactics memorized. Now she just needs to learn the more detailed interactions, at that point, I think she will be able to place well even in a tournament.
「… You guys, please think about this a little more seriously. This isn’t just someone else’s problem.」
「Even if you say that, I have never been to a tournament before, I’m not sure what we have to do…」
Yuna, who was studying while drinking black tea at an empty table, answered Souta.
「Me too, I’m not even really that interested in card games in the first place…」
Seeming troubled, Hisui tilted her head to the side.
「You guys, why are you even in this club if you don’t do club activities…」
Souta let out a sigh.
Actually, aside from Yuna, who entered the club because of me, it was a mystery as to why Hisui had decided to join the club.
When there isn’t enough people to play the game she will join in when invited, but I’ve never seen her actively try to play with anyone.
At first, when I had met Hisui again in the club room, I wasn’t sure what attitude I should take. After all, that was the first time I had seen her since she ran away during the funeral.
However, despite my worries, 「I’m sorry, I was really upset at that time, I’ve showed you my shameful side…」Hisui apologized for that encounter, after that, we started to talk normally.
I hated that I had to use formal language with her, because I was able to talk using casual language with Souta and Ryouka, I was free to speak without hindrance until that day, it was honestly hard to make the change.
After that, it was decided that it would be mainly me and Souta who would run the tournament because of our prior experience playing in them.
「I’d like to have something as a prize for the tournament. For the time being I will offer this rare holographic card as a prize.」
Saying so, Souta takes out a card, it was a rare holographic card that would fetch a good price if you sold it.
「As for packs, I think I can bring a couple of boxes.」
Ryouka states that. It seems that there are boxes of unopened packs, that were prepared by her butler, at her house.
「I’d really appreciate that! I wonder what else we can do… That’s it! Since there are a lot of girls in the club, how about offering the opportunity to go a date with one of you during the school festival as a prize?」
「I’m disgusted.」「Me too.」「If that’s what Souta-san wants, if you ask, I will obey…」
In response to the proposal, the reaction of the girls was staggering.
「… Alice, I’ll leave it to you!」
In response to that attitude, Souta negligently throws the job to me.
「I’m fine with it, but… I wonder if anyone would be happy to date me?」
Though there are surely some maniacs who would want to, the demand for it should be low, at least that’s how I’m thinking.
However, because the demand for them is high, it’s impossible for me to force one of the other girls in the club to go on a date with a random person, so I decided to take the job.
It seems that a choice of prize will be offered to each ranked person in turn, what should I do when the date with me remains until the very end, I was thinking about that lightly at the time.