WARNING: The next incorporates spoilers for Episode 47 of That Time I Received Reincarnated as a Slime, “Returning From the Brink,” now streaming on Crunchyroll.
After becoming a member of Walpurgis as the latest True Demon Lord, Rimuru Tempest and Demon Lord Clayman face off in mortal fight with their respective events as Reincarnated as a Slime heats up even additional. Man Crimson and the others keep out of it, following the rule that Demon Lords should resolve their very own issues. Because of this, Clayman quickly runs out of allies and now has his again to the wall.
Clayman has lengthy been a grasp manipulator and warlord, invading Eurazania and turning Frey and the mind-controlled Milim Nava to his aspect. Now the Demon Lord’s defining second arrives, however his second of triumph is quickly slipping by means of his fingers. Does he have an opportunity to get well?
Rimuru sends Shion and Ranga to battle on his behalf however to his shock, Veldora the storm dragon intervenes and takes over the duel towards Milim. Elsewhere, Shion dispatches Clayman’s battle puppets whereas Rimuru and Ranga free Clayman’s fox minion from the Dominate spell and evacuate it from the battlefield. Clayman had already misplaced quite a few followers and minions, together with Adalman and Yamza, and the pattern continues right here. He has amassed many brokers by means of merciless and manipulative means, and pays the value for it each time. Clayman can not encourage belief and religion the best way Rimuru can.
Clayman resorts to his final, six-armed kind to battle Shion, solely to face defeat. So as to add salt to his wounds, Milim abruptly takes Rimuru’s aspect. It seems she was by no means absolutely beneath Clayman’s management — she had craftily feigned an obedient state and the necklace had no impact on her. Demon Lord Frey additionally refuses to help Clayman, who now stands alone towards Rimuru’s group. Whereas he and Rimuru each know methods to recruit many followers, solely the latter is aware of methods to maintain them by means of diplomacy and cooperation. Rimuru’s sincere, heroic beliefs lastly overcome Clayman’s self-centered methods.
Clayman suffers critical accidents and lays dying, horrified at this flip of occasions. He can not afford to perish earlier than engaging in his lofty objectives, and remembers one fateful night time when he met Yuuki Kagurazaka and struck a cut price with him. Yuuki schemed to rule Reincarnated as a Slime‘s whole world and wanted Clayman’s assist, and as fee, he promised to resurrect Clayman’s creator and boss, Demon Lord Karazeam. Clayman accepted the provide on behalf of the Average Harlequin Alliance.
Regardless of being a grasp manipulator, Clayman turns into one more pawn in Reincarnated as a Slime‘s political battle for this world, and there’s no signal of Yuuki coming to help him. As a substitute, a Nice Sage-like voice responds to his pleas for assist, changing the fallen Demon Lord’s soul into vitality for one more spherical of battle. Rimuru and Raphael deliberate this, nonetheless, aspiring to defeat Clayman on this state and launch the souls of all his victims. Clayman will get his second wind simply in time for Rimuru to make his closing transfer, and if the occasions of Episode 47 proceed, Clayman is about to get his simply desserts as soon as and for all. Yuuki will want a brand new puppet — probably Hinata Sakaguchi the knight — to satisfy his ambition.