If it was a guy who had poorly disguised himself as a woman, it would judge him as a man, though, because that’s what I’d see him as. That being said, it would sometimes slip up and judge a woman as a man if she had a particularly strong jawline or mannish features... In other words, it only searched by my own standards. Also, a strong enough magical barrier could negate it. I could search for things that were “similar,” but... How would I even know what was similar to the Sovereign Core to begin with if I have no initial frame of reference? If I walked over to a rock and asserted to myself, “This is the Sovereign Core,” then I’d probably get results for that term all over the world wherever there were rocks like that one. “At any rate, it’s not like I can take care of it that easily.” I muttered quietly as I used my reshaping spell in the middle of the training grounds. It’s not like I could do anything, so there was no point moping. Instead, I focused on reshaping the leather in my hands. “Milord, what’s this?” Before I’d noticed him there, Logan was talking to me. He had a wooden training sword in one hand, and was wiping his face with the towel he held in the other. He was, of course, referring to what I held in my hand.
“This is a glove, Logan. I was thinking of teaching the children in the town how to play baseball.” “A... glove?” “For catching, I mean... bah, here, I’ll just show you instead.” I took out a ball I’d made earlier, threw it against the castle wall, then caught it in my glove when it bounced back. I hadn’t worn a baseball glove since I was in elementary school, but the feeling still... fit like a glove. “This is how you play, see? You gotta catch the ball. Usually the game has nine players facing off against another nine, though.” “Huh...” I made another glove and gave it to Logan. We tried to play a basic game of catch. He missed the first few times, but quickly got the hang of it. I’d noticed it a few times, but the people of this world were definitely quick on the uptake. The other soldiers started looking at us with envious eyes as they finished up their training. Sensing that, I had the ball and glove copied in the Workshop and the copies were distributed to everyone. Vice-Commander Nikola smiled wryly, but their training was done for the day so he couldn’t do anything. I still felt a little sorry, for some reason. I started counting up the amount of people there were. We had enough for baseball, so I decided to ask if they wanted to play. They might even end up finding it fun, I hoped. I took everyone who had free time along with me, and I created a baseball field to the west of the castle. I constructed the bases, a batter box, and a pitcher mound. I crafted new bats, mitts, and protectors for everyone, then taught everyone the basic rules of baseball. I didn’t actually know the rules that thoroughly, though, so I made a point to consult the final details on my smartphone later.
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