Part 38: A Swarm and a TestI dont even try to make sense of some of these things any more.
Video- Muppy 2
Jess was chasing Muppy around the workshop trying to get a look at that crazy pot thing he flies around in.
Wait. Muppy, let me see that thing youre riding!
Why does Jess like Muppy so much ?
Oh my! Really!?
That cant be right!
Well, its good that theyre friendly.
Whats wrong, Muppy?
Muppy suddenly slowed to a crawl and turned an odd sort of color.
What!? Are you alright!?
I dont even know where your tummy is
No. Im going home for today
Home, where ?
I wonder if hell be okay Maybe I should make him some medicine
Hes not a kid. He can just sleep it off.
Lets leave him alone for a while.
(This tingle in my body Could it be!? Is it that season already ?)
So we are never leaving Muppy alone again now, because later on things got pretty weird.
Im a little worried, too.
He might be hurting and crying now Poor thing.
Youre way too worried.
I thought I just saw Muppy
No way. Hes sleeping.
Yeah. Maybe Im just so worried Im starting to see things
So yeah, Muppys started appearing everywhere.
Wahh, hes there!
But theres no way
Its true! Right behind you!
Kourel: Wahhh, what is this!?
See, I told you!
W-we have to catch him. Why is he in this classroom?
Like, lots of Muppys.
Wha ? Theres two Muppys!?
Wha ? Ahhhh!
Kourel: Whats up with this!?
Kodama: Help me! Mommy!
W-w-w-whats going on?
I dont know. Muppy is
And it seems that it wasnt just our classroom.
Flay! By, too, you mean the other classes are ?
The entire campus is filled with Muppys!
How the hell should I know! Ask the cause of this directly!
Y-yeah. Lets hurry back to the Workshop.
So, hes finally showing his true monstrosity
We confronted Muppy, who knew exactly what was going on.
Whats the meaning of this!?
Huh I knew youd come.
Why are you acting so cool?
What are those? Theyre obviously like you
Those are my kids. I guess you can call them, Children of the Muppy.
Kids So whos the ?
*gasp * Could it be Jess!?
I knew you two were really close lately, but having kids at your age
Jess, thats dirty!
N-n-n-no its not! Its not me!
Eeew! Its not Jess. I require no inferior genetic material.
So, by yourself ?
Like a slug?
Not that the explanation was very comforting. And his solution was even worse.
256 What are you going to do with that many!?
Yeah. How do you pay for their college?
Thats what worries you!?
No problem, exterminate them all. They are only shells with no knowledge.
What? I kinda feel hesitant about doing this.
Theyre 98% air inside. Poke them with a needle and theyll pop.
What are you, a balloon?
I cant I cant do it! To pop a Muppy !
Ooh? It seems fun. Poke, poke.
That hurts! Im already filled with meat!
Awww, too bad.
This goes beyond any notion of a normal day
Hahaa! Lets split up and exterminate the Children of the Muppy!
Do I have to participate in this as well?
Of course! We must hurry or else theyll hold us responsible again.
I think its a little too late for that
Professor Feinnes Alchemy 300: EXTERMINATE! EXTERMINATE!
So, the Muppys are all over the place in out of the way areas. Just look in every nook and cranny of the areas that are flagged and youll find them all eventually, then talk to them to pop them. Easy as can be.
We managed to take out the Muppys relatively quickly.
I smashed all I could fine. I dont think theres any more left.
Youve worked for a good cause.
And why are you acting all big!
We got them this time, but for every 1 you see, there are 10 more.
Youre thinking about ninjas.
Therell be more in 20 Space Years. Ill ask you again, then.
Whats wrong, Vayne? Youre looking troubled.
Well, there was so much panic, I wonder if itll be okay
It was not okay.
Oh Okay then.
You again? You really do have a lot of time on your hands.
I make time in my busy schedule to come here.
I hear a student in this workshop appeared in mass quantity to cause trouble.
And because of that, the Principals Office is full of complaints.
U-mm Well Thats
Personal items broken. Food stolen. Bathrooms clogged, etc., etc
This is the list of complaints. Read through them all.
Resolve these all today by yourselves! Do you understand!?
So, this is how it ends
Well, dont look at me. Good luck with that.
I said stop acting like youre the boss!
Still, at least Muppys probably caused as much trouble as he possibly could
Video- Anna 4
Watch Us Teach Alchemy
The Vice Principal came down this morning, and we were pretty surprised by what she had to say.
Nrh, Madame Whenever you come, nothing good ever comes out of it
What a coincidence. When I deal with you, nothing good comes, either.
Vice Principal, did you have something to tell us?
Oh, thats right. Is Little Anna here?
She hasnt shown up yet today
I see Then will you give her a message?
Her grades arent very good lately, so she needs to gather her wits.
Anna has bad grades?
Thats surprising. I was under the impression that her work was flawless.
Indeed. She is earnest, diligent, and perceptive, yet, her grades are bad
*sigh * She was a promising student. Joining this workshop was big mistake.
What!? Thats not true
Well, it could be, but
Anyway, please let her know I mentioned it.
Speaking of which, Ive never asked Anna about her grades.
I just assumed they were always greally good
I model student with bad grades Thats rare.
Just then Anna came in.
Ah, speak of the devil
Is something wrong? Youre all staring
Um, the Vice Principal just came by and
Oh, I see. My grades again? How troubling.
Anna, youre not good at studying?
As far as I know, I dont believe that youre unskilled in alchemy.
I dont have trouble with the studies, but it wont reflect on my grades
I dont get it
I practice so that I can help you guys, and try to follow your examples
But I cant seem to grasp the basics of the material in my grade.
Oh yeah, youre one year younger than us
That would be two for me.
Thats skill if you can copy someone else just by following them
So it should be fine if we explain the reasons and get you some tutoring
Flay You better not say something strange, again.
It is our fault that Anna has turned out this way
Flay actually had a good idea for once, since it was our fault she wasnt doing well.
Not too strange.
Flay Youd do that for me?
I bet you have ulterior motives.
I wont believe it that easily.
I wasnt trying to outwit the Vice Principal or make Anna owe me!
But what he ways isnt wrong. We can try.
Yeah. Ill try to tutor you the best I can.
Everyone Thank you!
What we werent sure of, though, was exactly what her problems were.
Yeah How should we teach her?
We know theres no problem with her technique. So it comes down to the basics.
The basics How many decades ago did I learn that ?
What if we synthesize a difficult item in order from the very beginning?
Oh, good one!
I was just thinking the same thing.
Yeah, yeah. Lets leave Flaya out of this.
Then what should we make? Something recent ?
How about Super Nectar? Theres many steps, and it uses basic ingredients.
Its hard to make, even for us, so it should be perfect for this.
Alright, lets get to it!
Anna, you know the ingredients right?
A Brilliant Stone, a sweet Fruit, a Root Vegetable, and Preservative Right?
Then do you know the ingredients for Brilliant Stone and Preservative?
Its um, I think uhh.
So we should start with teaching her that.
Okay Anna. Lets start by making Polishing Powder.
Polishing Powder? But thats too
Come on, itll be fine.
It really is our fault, we forgot that by working with us Annas never had to go through all the steps and basic ingredients bit by bit because wed already done a lot of that before she even got to school.
Yes, its done, but What are we going to do with this?
What do you mean, what? This is the ingredient for Brilliant Stones.
Huh Oh, I see.
A difficult synthesis is only a combination of various basic ones.
Thats very true. Not every ingredient can exist from the very beginning
By the time you came to our workshop, we pretty much had made them all.
So I had skipped learning this important process all this time
Its not too late to learn them now. Lets go get the other ingredients.
We can probably find the rest at the Dragons Grave and Millenium Tree.
Professor Feinnes Alchemy 300: Danger Will Robinson!
Okay, so Anna 4 and Roxis 4 share one important thing in common: It is possible to fail them. There are two questions here that we have to get right, or the event will end poorly and we will be unable to access Annas final scene and ending. As well see later, the same thing is going to happen in Roxis next scene.
We headed to the Millenium Tree to get some materials for the Preservative.
If I remember, the recipe for Preservatives can use various items, right?
Mmhm. The ingredients determine the quality, so its kinda fun.
I think it was a plant, some water, a flower petal and Umm
One more! You can do it!
Err I cant remember.
Well, it was something we learned our first year.
Anna. The last one is
Im pretty sure its the acid in the fruit thats the active ingredient.
Oh! Thats right. I needed a Fruit.
Yeah. Since youre here, you can go find any fruit you want to use.
Thank you very much. Ill go find one now.
System Message: Anna has gathered the ingredients to make a Preservative.
We returned to the workshop before heading back out for the rest, and the Vice Principal swung by to talk to Anna.
Yes, we are.
Are you okay with this?
Please dont look so worried.
It affects the future of a student. Its not too late to come to my workshop
Stay out of this. Ill show you how to re-educate a person!
I am worried Tremendously.
I understand how you feel. I really do.
*sigh * It cannot be helped. Anna?
I can see your effort, so I will give you a special make-up exam later on.
Im sure you are not happy with your current grades, either.
Th-thank you very much.
Come to me when you are ready. Good day.
Heh heh heh. Our chance to prove our power came so quickly!
Uh, that wasnt the point of this, you know?
Anna! Youre just going to have to get a good grade on this! Train super hard!
Yes. I look forward to it!
We headed to the Dragons Grave to finish up the Brilliant Stone.
Umm, what now?
An elemental core, healing medicine, Polishing Powder, and one more. Do you know?
Um Sorry, I guess I didnt study enough
Hmph, you suck. Vayne, tell her.
Why dont you just tell her, Flaya.
Dont you understand? Im letting Vayne take the credit here.
Vayne, please tell me.
Im pretty sure Flay didnt know the last ingredient is a Chrome Crystal.
So a Chrome Cyrstal? Alright!
Shes so excited about all this.
When theyre this happy, teaching is fun.
System Message: Anna has gathered the ingredients to make a Brilliant Stone.
We returned with the materials, ready to actually make the Super Nectar.
*sigh * I realize how badly I was skipping the proper steps.
So basics are important for everything, after all.
Hmph Finally realized. Youre still an amateur.
You didnt teach her anything, Flaya.
I trusted you guys would be able to lead Anna without needing my help.
Other syntheses flow the same way. If you dont forget, youll be fine.
You already had the skill and knowledge. This should be easy enough for you.
Thank you all for teaching me! I will visit the Vice Principal tomorrow maybe.
Okay, good luck.
I just hope she does okay
Well Anna took her test.
Welcome back! How was it?
I cant say it was perfect, but I believe it was adequate enough.
Its thanks to you all.
Its because you worked hard for it.
Even the Vice Principal was praising you all. Slightly hesitant, but
That stubborn woman finally sees our skill.
Im so glad. At one point, I seriously thought of quitting this workshop.
Im clear of confusion now. Thanks to everyone.
Yeah. No problem.
Im just glad things turned out well