One Punch Man King Engine - Chapter 73
King suddenly heard the news from the Association while riding Allosaurus to the third shelter. He hurriedly asked Allosaurus to stop.
“…” Allosaurus cautiously asked, “Mr. King, are we going to turn back and return?”
King silently fell into deep thought. This fucking sucks. The Demon-level Monster had been promoted to a Dragon-level Monster. This meant that his victory against this Monster was no longer assured. There was even a possibility that he would get killed by the Monster!
Allosaurus checked his expression. Without waiting for King to speak, he took the initiative to turn around. Although he wanted to throw King at the feet of the doctor, he couldn’t afford to rebel against King’s command for now.
“Hey, where are you going?” Allosaurus’ steps woke up King from his deep thought, and he sighed slightly, “I am going to the third shelter. You are running in the opposite direction.”
“Ah? King, you’re going to the third shelter? You… Can you beat a Tyrannosaurus rex?”
Allosaurus was very surprised and excited. King took the initiative and commanded him to go to the shelter. He voluntarily sent himself to the fangs of the doctor.
King did not answer. He stared ahead. Alas, the lucky Hero was also a Hero. How could he escape, knowing that the citizens were in danger?
It’s not whether he could win against the Monster. A Hero must stand against the Monster no matter what.
He took a deep breath, his face solemn. Saitama, where are you? I’m missing you.
Allosaurus rushed wildly, wishing he could reach the third shelter right this instant and let the doctor tear King into pieces. He sprinted as fast as he could and arrived at the third shelter in just a few minutes.
King looked at the shelter in front of him with a murderous urge toward Allosaurus. Why are you suddenly running so fast? Are you in a hurry to send me to the afterlife?
Allosaurus roared as he approached the shelter. Before King could react, he swung his body and launched King from his back towards the shelter.
Hammond stood guard near the big hole he made in the shelter wall. He constantly complained that he was getting old, rambling about all sorts of problems such as heart disease, rheumatism, and so on. Even though Hammond had become a dinosaur, these old problems still stubbornly followed him like an old man. Oh wait, he was originally an old man.
“Oh? Allosaurus?” At this moment, he suddenly heard Allosaurus roar. His eyes lit up. “King? Allosaurus sent King over?”
All the cells in his body instantly became excited. He suddenly stood up and stomped on the shelter floor, staring at the black shadow flying over through the big hole.
“Allosaurus, I’m going to kill and roast you!”
King’s body flew in a parabolic arc. The current situation was as if he was pushed by someone onto the road. Even if he knew Flight, he could not control his Skill or balance right now. He could only flail helplessly as he landed not far from Hammond. He wished he could butcher and roast Allosaurus. He would spread some cumin and eat it when cooked, bones and all.
“King, you are finally here. I have been waiting for you so long!” Hammond looked at King emotionally.
That’s right, it was this man. Known as the strongest man in the world: King. The greatest obstacle to the rise of my Dinosaur Family. If we eliminate him, the rise of my Dinosaurs will be unimpeded.
His breathing was rapid, and his heart was beating violently. Imagining the rise of the dinosaur deeply stimulated him, making him feel refreshed and excited.
King stabilized his body and looked up to see a dinosaur baring its teeth at him.
His pupils suddenly shrank. Dragon-level Monster… Tyrannosaurus rex!!
He sucked in a breath of cold air. His expression tightened. He did not have any confidence in defeating Hammond, even if he used his only four-star Monster Card. His heart started to thump rapidly from the fear and excitement.
Thump, thump, thump, thump… Thump, thump, thump…
A strange engine sound gradually became louder and louder, like the hum of a sports car or the roar of a fighter jet. It compressed the air like a minor shockwave, causing the atmosphere to become heavy and the temperature to seemingly drop.
“—This sound… Oh, it’s so familiar. What was it called again? Oh right, King Engine, the signature sound when you enter the combat state. Aiya, it scared me so much that my heart jumped.”
Hammond took a few light breaths and grinned. Looking at King’s cold expression, all the blood in his body felt like it’s been replaced with boiling water, making him unable to think about anything other than killing King, the strongest man.
The residents of the fallout shelter and the audience watching the M City TV station Monster channel saw Hammond suddenly stand up. They nervously thought that Hammond was impatient and ready to start a massacre. But then a stalwart figure descended from the sky. The figure angrily glared at the Dragon-level Tyrannosaurus rex and exclaimed, “I’m going to kill and roast you!”
Everyone who saw this scene trembled. They felt like a fire was ignited in their hearts, boiling their blood. There was only one word in their minds: Burn! Burn! Burn!
How strong must one be to boldly proclaim those words to a Dragon-level Monster, ‘I’m going to kill and roast you!’? To look down on a Dragon-level Monster this much, what kind of power does he have?
There was one and only one person who could do that, and that was the most powerful man in the world – King!
King Engine roared! It showed that King had entered a state of battle. A good show was about to start. How many rounds could that stupid dinosaur last against King? It would die in the first round!
The residents of the shelter and the audience in front of the television held their breaths. They stared at King with wide eyes. This was a rare opportunity to watch King fight with their own eyes. Moreover, King was fighting a Dragon-class Monster. It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!
What kind of move would King use to kill Monster? The fabled Ultimate Hellfire Wavemotion Cannon? Or the one featured on television, Emperor’s Mouth Cannon? Or another legendary superpower?
People’s curiosity is glued to the elusive and mysterious power of King.
Hammond stared at King for a long time before he suddenly burst out laughing. “King, go kill yourself!”
“Kill myself? Have you finally lost your mind?” King looked at Hammond, who suddenly burst out laughing. If you want to fight, then fight. Why are you laughing?
“King, aren’t you Hero? Isn’t Hero’s duty to protect the citizens? There are tens of thousands of people behind me. As Hero, shouldn’t you save them? If you don’t kill yourself, I will start a massacre.” The more Harmon spoke, the more excited he became, and his breathing became heavier. “Pant…pant… King, as Hero, what should you do?”
Hammond’s face turned like a hysterical demon. He became a complete madman. No, he was originally a madman, an insane scientist who wanted to restore the Jurassic era.
Everyone who saw this scene had the same thought. He used King’s identity to conduct psychological warfare, trapping King in a dilemma. What a despicable dinosaur!
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