The Vice Captain of the Knights is Annoying
August, vice-captain of Alessa’s knights, uses his skill Falsehood to identify Fran’s lies. Teacher appraises August and finds he abuses his skills to falsely accuse commoners and charm his superiors. August demands all the dungeon loot as a fine for Fran lying to a noble but Klimt refuses as the loot belongs to the adventurers. Teacher uses Skill-Taker to secretly steal August’s skills Falsehood and Etiquette, leaving him socially dysfunctional. Fran is promoted to D rank and becomes popular with her guild-mates. Fran discovers Etiquette has made her more charming. Teacher dreams of his reincarnation which included three beautiful women. Teacher makes Fran the curry he promised and other meals to keep preserved in his dimensional storage space for Fran to eat on long journeys. Fran hears a rumor August socially embarrassed himself before royalty, angering his father Count Holmes. August appears to Fran, balding and so filthy Fran mistakes him for a zombie. He accuses Fran of cursing him, ruining his life, and has hired an assassin to kill her. The assassin is revealed as a Blue Cat, long time enemies of Black Cats like Fran. Elsewhere, a girl with pointed ears approaches Alessa.