Sickening Romantic Comedy
Mary described me as a “mob character”.
That impression was natural, so I didn’t think anything of it now that she said that.
“Mob character. …… Yeah, I agree.”
“…… Could have been a more interesting story if it had been a little more emotional. You were a mob character because you were emotionless like that, weren’t you?”
Absolutely right. I had nothing to say in reply, so I just shrugged my shoulders without refuting her.
“I see. Kotaro is a mob character after all. …… but that’s why it’s interesting. Is it because of Shiho, after all?”
“Don’t speak that name.”
Her name came out unexpectedly, and my emotions were unintentionally riled up.
“I don’t care how you treat me. I don’t care how much you abuse me. I don’t care how you toy with me, Mary. But not Shiho. If you’re thinking of involving her in way …… I’m going to act in a way that Mary-san won’t enjoy, okay?”
She glares at me and spits out her words in a strong tone of voice.
But I guess it is not intimidating to Mary. She continued to laugh with an aloof look on her face.
“Yiyan~n, don’t get mad at me! I’m scared …… but don’t worry. I don’t want to make an enemy of you, and maybe …… I can’t even make Shiho do what I want, so it’s okay. I have no intention of involving her. Because it’s boring.”
Maybe the tricky thing about …… Mary is that she’s not just a hedonist.
She is a perfect human being, hungry for knowledge. And she is someone who can use that information for her own pleasure.
So I guess she knew that Shiho was not the person she wanted to be. When she is involved, the story twists and turns. Shiho was the main heroine because she is such a powerful character.
“I like people who dance in my hands. If I can play with mediocre mob characters, or a protagonist who thinks nothing of the world like an animal, or other such pawns, I’ll be happy enough.”
“You have a bad personality.”
“You know what? How many years do you think I’ve been doing this? I’ve been doing this for 17 years now, so I know my way around.”
Mary knows her “share”.
She plays only within her means and avoids making mistakes.
She is cunning in that way, and that is why it was hard to do.
“The protagonist and the mob character …… are in a situation where two people who would normally have little to do with each other are at odds with each other, which is interesting. Let’s make the most of it. It would be more fun to have more conflict. I’d like to see …… a mob character ridiculing the main character.”
“…… That’s fun?”
I don’t understand.
Is it fun to tell a story where the mob characters just ridicule the main character?
Who would want to see such a backward-looking work that produces nothing?
Mary Parker is distorted, after all.
She is distorted.
“Oh, yes. There are many types of stories. Cinderella stories in which the lower class rise to power, good and evil in which justice defeats great evil, harem romantic comedies in which the characters are simply loved by the heros ……. There are too many to explain, but what do you think is the genre that I like best?”
“I like stories like this, where a privileged person falls and is trampled by someone he …… looked down on. I guess the general framework is a revenge type of story. After watching it, I always think to myself, “I’ve never seen anything like this before”. I always end my stories with this one phrase, in the best lingering, cathartic way possible.”
With her feverishly raised cheeks, her eyes glowing like a dreaming maiden, she said in a woozy tone.
“Suck it up.”
Those words signaled the opening of the show.
“I want to make a story like that. I’m sure Kotaro and Ryoma will make a great story. …… I’m looking forward to it. I’m really excited.”
Now, it begins.
A twisted romantic comedy in which I was the villain and Ryoma Ryuzaki was the protagonist was about to …… start up again…