[Time unknown – But night time was upon them]
It had been a few hours or even more, but the warmth of the campfire had finally had stirred and aroused him as he awoke he heard the voice of the universe say " necessary requirement has been met for the 'Faint reduction skill' and it been acquired." As his eyes fluttered, slightly, as he became fully alter, but he chose not to open his eyes as he felt his hands were bound behind his back. So as he laid there, he listens to the three around him as they still assumed that he was unconscious. After a few moments he heard the voice of a young man say;
"I still don't understand why we had to bind his wrist and ankles he came to our aid and were treating him like a bandit!"
There was a pause before a gruffer most likely the oldest adventure, but there was a feminity to it.
"true but we still don't know why or who he is!"
Their conversation got lower, so it became harder to hear so the young man attempts to move his hands and found that his hands were indeed tied. But he thought with that herculean strength skill.He probably be able to rip through the binding and possibly escape if he had to, but he wasn't sure, so he thought
[Hey Great Sage, With Herculean Strength could I break these bond and possible escape.]
[[ninety-nine percent chance you could use Herculean Strength to escape but if you use patience and attempt to escape through stealth and untieing chances of unlocking other skills ours at one hundred percent. These skills may even aid you in your escape if you choose to escape once you're free and in the future and it is far safer to gain them now.]]
The young man couldn't deny what the Great sage had told him, so he thought and as he did his breathing slowed and as this happens he heard the voice of the universe sound of in his head again "necessary requirement has been met for the 'Breath control skill' and it been acquired. The necessary requirement has been met for the 'Multi-Focus skill' and it been acquired. The necessary requirement has been met for the 'Omni-Parallel Processing skill' and it been acquired." As these new skills became more of part of him the young man realizes the other skill, he could learn from this situation if he remains a little longer. As his finger traced the ropes, he heard "necessary requirement has been met for the ' Enhanced Touch skill' and it been acquired." As this skill became active, the young man started to understand with it and the other skills how he was bond and with what and as he realized this he heard "necessary requirement has been met for the 'Escape Artistry skill' and it been acquired." At that moment he felt his fingers find space only moment early he missed, and he slowly untied himself. While he was getting himself loose, the conversation got loud again this time it was the other man.
"The only reason we brought him with us; was that he helped us and morally if we had left him there after he did what he had we be no better than those goblins that killed our friend in the ambush in that cave."
There was an eerie silence than the young man felt the point of a sword tapped at his throat followed by the same man saying.
"It seems our friend been awake for a while and been working to free himself and by the looks of it he was near ready to escape I say he either a thief or ranger with the skill to get loss from your ropes Edgar…. Unless you have ass it because you felt sorry for him?"
But before Edgar could speak the young man was the one that spoke;
" No the binding where hard if they hadn't been I'd have escaped them sooner ."
The young man sat up but did his best to avoid the sword at his throat while remaining on the ground and then dropped the rope that held him in front of him as he brought his hand to his lap. He then looked at the man still holding a sword at his throat and said.
"An I'm neither a thief nor am I a ranger. Just a guy trying to figure out where he is and how I got here and if I can get back to where I'm from."
At this, the woman eyes brighten, and she was the one to speak.
"So where are you from?"
Something told him he couldn't say another world, so he felt the need to bend the truth, so he said.
"an island country faraway I assume across the seas called America."
"necessary requirement has been met for the ' Deceit Manipulation skill' and it been acquired the necessary requirement has been met for the ' Fabrication Manipulation skill' and it been acquired the necessary requirement has been met for the ' Fraud Manipulation skill' and it been acquired."
Hearing those three skill being add didn't improve the young man mood but he slightly understood at the moment he might truly need them so he gladly took them.