Chapter 258: Checkmate
There were a few seconds of silence in the Hall of Heroes. Everyone was thinking about the meaning behind those words.
Lampard said nothing, only staring at Thales. It was hard for him to conceal the shock on his face.
'A price to pay.
'It can't be that this boy…
'No, how would he know, how would he understand…
'Something that even these archdukes, who have been steeped in power all their lives can't see…'
The Archduke of Black Sand Region subconsciously clenched his fists again.
"What in the world are the both of you talking about?" Trentida clenched his teeth as he alternated his gaze between Lampard and Lecco. "Transformation? A price to pay?"
Thales lowered his head and stared at the JC dagger, which was on the ground after he flung it there earlier.
His gaze landed on a spot faraway.
His teacher, Gilbert Caso's handwritten letter suddenly appeared in his mind.
[Our political system and Eckstedt's… are very differ