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The library of life was in front of him.
Before, the only door that he could open was the blue one, now one more door was open before he knew it.
It was a yellow door.
Seojun quickly put an ability bead close to his face. He searched for this inside the yellow door library three days ago.
As the beads sparkled, a smile pattern appeared on both cheeks of Seojun.
[Illusion of the Mushroom smiley face- Lower class]
When he smile, fantasy magic unfolds to the person who sees your face.
The target creates a certain amount of sympathy for the user.
The effects and duration vary depending on the target.
“There is a big problem, it will automatically be used when I laugh.”
Rubbing his cheeks that seemed to become a little warmer, Seojun recalled what had happened a week ago.
It was an ability that he searched all night long after listening to the script that his mom read.
He was happy to find the right ability, so he quickly used it.
The next morning, he smiled at his mom and dad as usual.
[The illusion of the mushroom smiley face is triggered]
Suddenly, his mom and dad hugged Seojun. They couldn’t control the overwhelming feelings burning within their heart, in a tearful voice the both of them said.
“Our cute Seojun!”
The effect varies depending on the subject. It seemed to have caused more intense emotions because he was their child.
Fortunately, their feelings soon subsided. However, Seojun had to be hugged by his mom and dad for half a day due to the influence of his skills.
All the effects disappeared that evening.
He was surprised to know that this skill was better than he thought of. Soon he went to sleep quickly.
He can’t use this on daily basis, so he took the skill back to the Yellow Door.
But today, he needed the skill back so he got no choice but to sleep on set in order to enter the Yellow Door.
He opened his eyes.
Seo Eun-hye, who was reading a book, looked at her watch as Seojun stood up. Ten minutes hasn’t passed yet.
“You really didn’t sleep?”
Whenever he saw his mom, he felt like he was going to smile.
Seojun put all his strength to prevent himself from smiling.
He shouldn’t smile right now, of else he would be in a big trouble.
“Seojun Lee. We’re about to shoot.”
Jonathan, who was listening to the children’s cries all day long, called them outside the tent with a very pale face.
“Yes, we are coming. Let’s go, Seojun.”
Seojun, who was forcing himself not to smile, walked out of the tent holding his mother’s hand.
* * *
(TL: Another chapter from he was a monster.)
“I feel sorry for the mushrooms!”
A large mercenary was crying loudly with his face smashed into the table.
His other big colleagues, sitting at the same table, shook their heads and drank.
“What’s wrong with him?”
A Mercenary from another party, who passed by, asked.
The mercenary leader said, “Tsk! This time we went to the mountain to ask for a request, and there was a crying mushroom. He was ahead in the front of us. As soon as he entered the realm of the weeping mushrooms, he burst into tears as if he was beaten to death.….”
“Looking at his situation, I can’t even ask what had happened.”
The mercenary nodded his head.
“If it’s a weeping mushroom… Then he’d be fine by tomorrow evening if he cry like that.”
“If he I caught up to him, I would have also cried half a day.”….”
The mercenary leader shook his head as he saw the mercenary eating the food without even lifting his head on one side of the table. The mercenary raised his head as if he knew the leader was telling his story.
“Captain! I heard the weeping mushrooms are really good! I should have collected it yesterday!”
“If you put your feet in the area, let alone collect them, there’s no way you can return back without crying. Still, if they are sold they would be very expensive.”
One person interrupted the mercenaries’ conversation.
He was wearing a brown cloth and carrying a large sack. He look like a herbal mercenary.
Next to the herbal mercenary was a child, who appeared to be his disciple.
“Where’s the mountain with mushrooms?”
The mercenary leader, who glanced at the herbal mercenary, raised his index finger and the herbal mercenary threw a gold coin.
Herbal mercenaries and his disciples slowly climbed up the mountain, which was taught by the mercenaries leader. Holes were dug here and there and trees rose high.
It was such a rough mountain that large rocks and tree roots were tangled up.
“Teacher, you can’t just give gold like that! How would you know it’s the real crying mushroom?!”
“It is not crying mushroom…….”
“Yes, yes, herbal mercenaries must use the exact official name! Okay. Smiley face mushroom!”
“The Mercenary was definitely under the Illusion spell. There’s only one way to get illusiin magic from this part where no wizard can see it.”
“I do know that. A silver coin would have been enough though!”
When the herbal mercenary, who was walking earlier stopped, his student also shut up.
Three rocks were visible, as the mercenary commander said.
“It’s around here.”
“Look it up.”
The two found a smiling face mushroom circling very large near the rock.
As he was full of experience with plants, he could see small white spots and know exactly what it was.
It was a Smiley face mushroom.
“‘We should be ready!”
The disciple lowered his back pack and took out a crossbow.
Meanwhile, the herbal mercenary slowly looked at the area of the smiley face mushroom and found a tree.
When the disciple handed over the crossbow, the herbal mercenary shot the crossbow.
The student ran away from the mushroom and quickly tied a rope to a tree.
The herbal mercenary also tied ropes to nearby trees.
Then he tied another rope to his body, tied high like a clothesline.
“Be careful, Master.”
“The Illusion of the Mushroom Smiley Face” was a magic that one get when they see a mushroom’s smiling face inside the mushroom’s territory.
Smiley face mushrooms could be collected without seeing the faces of mushrooms, but unfortunately, all four sides of the mushrooms were faces.
Wherever they went, they had no choice but to see mushrooms.
This herbal mercenary learned one way from his predecessor.
The herbal mercenary took out a thick cloth and covered his eyes. Then slowly, relying on the rope tied to the tree, he moved toward the smiling face mushroom.
A month later, a big and small mushrooms where prepared on the Emperor’s table.
Two smiling face mushroom dishes were served. (TL: Poor Seojun, he died as a food in this story.)
“I didn’t know there were Smiley mushrooms! You got also two of them! This will pay off all your debts!”
The disciple smiled brightly when he saw what was inside the pocket was full of gold coins that he received from the Emperor.
At the pupil’s smile, the herbal mercenary crumpled the debt paper into his pocket.
* * *
Jonathan Will guided Seojun and Seo Eun-hye to the filming location.
Jonathan took out a small teddy bear from his bag and handed it to Seojun.
It’s already been the fifth time he have handed it over.
He really hope that the shooting will be over now.
To be honest, he didn’t have much expectation for this kid either. It was because even older children would cry when they started filming.
“This is for filming, so keep it.”
With a teddy bear in one hand, the three headed to a place where the staff gathered in a circle.
The staff’s expressions were also not good at the shooting that lasted all day.
It was already their fourth time that they shoot this scene.
Seojun and Seo Eun-hye saw staff around the ordinary American homes and Camera installed on one side of the yard.
“The guardian can wait here. The actor needs to go to the director.”
At Jonathan’s words, Seo Eun-hye waved slightly to Seojun.
“Do a good job.”
Jonathan held Seojun’s hand and headed to Ryan Will, who was looking closely at the monitor.
“Director, actor Seojun Lee has arrived.” Ryan, who was comparing the screen with the videos they shot, turned his head at Jonathan’s call.
“You’re here. Let’s do this.”
Ryan Will got up from the chair and headed to the yard with Seojun.
Later with the editing using CG, the place where Seojun is currently standing now would be a wormhole.
Seojun, who was looking around the floor marked with tape, looked up and looked at the door where Melissa ran out.
He could see it very well.
[Illusion of the mushroom smiley face is triggered]
On Melissa’s door, cameras were installed, connected to where Ryan and some staff are located.
The background of Seojun were currently colored blue.
When he turned his head, the blue area returned to its original state.
‘There’s only one face, and there’s only this much territory.’
The camera will film Seojun’s face anyway, so it didn’t matter.
“Here you play with the teddy bear Jonathan gave you and raise your head when Melissa calls you.”
Ryan laughed as Seo-joon answered confidently.
Unlike the other child actors, who were overwhelmed with embarrassment whenever he explained, he was a bright kid.
That did not stop to give him an advice.
“Don’t be surprised later because Barron will carry you up.”
Barron, dressed in green, waved between a hole in the floor where he was hiding.
Even his fingers were covered with green cloth.
Seojun waved his hand.
Can they look forward to seeing Seo-joon relaxed this time?
Ryan got up after taking off the tape that was attached to the floor.
“You can make any mistakes, don’t worry. Tell me if you feel cold.”
Ryan, who lost his mind, returned to his seat.
There was a chilly wind.
Ryan Will, who sat in front of the monitor, raised his hand and the staff became quiet.
Seo Eun-hye, held her breath unconsciously looking at the set. She didn’t sat on the prepared chair for her and just looked at Seojun.
Somehow, she was worried about her son not smiling since they got out from the tent.
‘Is it because he’s nervous?’
Seo Eun-hye thought it was normal because it was his first time filming a movie.
Seo Eun-hye, really looked more nervous than Seojun. Nara noticed her and patted her back.
“He’ll do well” she whispered quietly.
While looking at the mushroom area, Seojun turned his head and saw his mother and aunt Nara standing side by side.
He wanted to smile at his mom’s nervous appearance to reassure her but, um, no.
It was better if he did not do it before the shooting.
Seojun raised his hands and touched the side of his mouth.
When the camera director looked at Ryan, Ryan nodded.
Ryan shouted loudly.
Melissa, who was holding the doorknob tightly inside the house, breathed in.
She was preparing herself to scream the only line she has said throughout the whole day.
Her line is only ‘William!’
But she had to express the nervousness and distress contained in it.
Barren on the hole also breathed heavily. Timing.
What he needed to do is to lift Seojun up in the right timing.
Seojun held the teddy bear tightly.
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