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    Quote Originally Posted by TwilightsCall View Post
    As if it was a nuisance, my brother explained the book. Certainly the field of Modern Magecraft was centered around California and the west coast of the United States. Every year they released a publication focused on Modern Magecraft Theory. Nowadays, the connection between that Modern Magecraft and actual magecraft was very weak - in short, it revolved primarily around the Occult and related studies, so the number of people who cared enough to read about it at the Clock Tower was vanishingly small.
    確か現代魔術が盛んなのはカリフォルニアを中心とした アメリカの西海岸地域だということで、毎年現代科学を下敷きにした最新魔術論文が発表されているらしい。
    forgot the science part.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alternative Ice View Post
    Is that saying that what Waver replied with was boring or that he souded bored when he replied?

    Because if it's the latter I think, 'My brother gave a bored-sounding reply', would fit better.
    I read it as the former, but I suppose it could be interpreted as the latter as well.

    つまらなそうに、兄が答える。

    Choose your own adventure?


    forgot the science part.
    So I did.
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    It'd be the latter.

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    While I'm already being productive today, what with finishing my entry to Kirby's fanfic contest, here's an early Christmas present for everyone.

    Chapter 1 Part 2

    Chapter 1


    Part 2



    For a while, my brother was silent.

    The afternoon light shone through the window, seeming to partake in the melancholy atmosphere of the room. The lingering smoke from his cigar floated clearly visible in the sun.

    "I see. I guess it was about time the Golden and Silver Princesses of this era appeared," he spoke again.

    A single finger tapped rhythmically on the note paper in front of him.

    "Right. If that's the case, I would be rather discouraged if Trim was my only escort. However, I really don't have any clues as to who I could take as a bodyguard to this social gathering. And while you may be a great detective, asking you to come along as a bodyguard would be a bit much. So I figured I'd see if I could borrow Gray's strengths for a bit."

    "In that case, just ask her yourself."

    His completely unexpected answer caught me up for a second.

    "As I mentioned earlier, don't think that just because they are my students you can use them whatever way you like. Actually, you and Gray are basically on the same level, since both of you are my students. If you want to ask something of her, just ask her yourself. There's no need to get me involved."

    "So...you don't mind if I just go and ask her then?"

    "That's what I said."

    As I went quiet to think over what he said, my brother gave me a strange look.

    "I've been thinking this for a while now..."

    "Oh?"

    Looking at me with my brows furrowed, he cut straight to the heart of it.

    "You've never actually asked a friend for something before, have you? Wait, before that, do you even have friends?"

    I accidently let a short groan slip out in response to his question.

    He had hit the bull's eye. If it was a formal request, I could handle it even if they demanded something like huge sums of money in return. But of course I knew there were requests that fell outside of that particular category. Oh, and of course I have friends, but I had never had a chance to practice such things before.

    "Umm..."

    The door opened.

    Looking like her already petite body was starting to shrink even more, the grey-hooded girl stood in the doorway.

    "...if you'd like, I don't mind going with you."

    "Gray?"

    My brother blinked in surprise.

    As he did, Gray shrank back even more, dropping her head.

    "...I'm sorry. I wasn't trying to listen or anything." As she spoke hesitantly, another voice rang out in the room.

    "Ihihihihi! I happened to overhear you, and I just had to let her know! That's what it means to be a tattle-tale!" The mysterious voice called out from around Gray's right hand.

    Softly, Gray's hood fluttered upwards. With a hard sound like a hook being released, a cage was revealed hanging by her right sleeve. Inside it was a mysterious box, with eyes and a face engraved onto it.

    "...Add." Gritting his teeth, my brother muttered.

    For the record, I already knew about Add. As far as Mystic Codes that had built-in personalities, even I had one in the form of Trimmau. But Add was on an entirely different level.

    I also happened to know about Gray and Add's little secret.

    After a small sigh, my brother spoke again.

    "Gray. Are you sure? Of course it's true of upper-class society in general, but especially in the Clock Tower a social gathering like this isn't just a pretty show."

    "...I understand," the grey-cloaked girl nodded. "I feel like I need to learn a lot more about the Clock Tower."

    "...I see." My brother's face somehow managed to look more conflicted than normal. I had to wonder what was going on inside his head, hearing those words coming from Gray herself.

    Standing beside her, I took Gray's hand.

    "So it's settled. Thank you, Gray."

    Having her hand suddenly grabbed, Gray dropped her head as her face turned red. After a short while, she finally whispered a word of confirmation before speaking again.

    "Um, who are the Gold and Silver Princesses?"

    "Oh don't worry, we'll talk all about it on the way there," I responded, putting off the explanation until later. After all, she couldn't chicken out if she didn't know the details.

    My brother glared at me as if to say I was talking like a con artist, but I had no apologies for him. If you wanted to worry about how clean your measures were, you could do it after you came home alive.

    Still holding her hand, I turned around to say one last thing I had remembered.

    "Oh yes, I had one request of you too, my beloved brother."

    "It's not just a request at all, is it?" Without even trying to mask his displeasure, he countered.

    "You haven't given up on being the Association's representative for the Fifth Holy Grail War, right?"

    "...right."

    I could feel Gray instantly react to those words. It seemed she had her own thoughts about the Holy Grail War.

    "Well, I actually heard from the Trambelio family that the Association's representative has been all but decided already. It seems to be one of the current Sealing Designation Enforcers, a true professional by the name of Bazett Fraga McRemitz. Considering the reality of the Holy Grail War, she really does seem like the right person for the job. Also, there seems to be another position, but it seems pretty suspicious to me. Like it was given to some newcomer who happened to fill the right pockets."

    After a few moments of silence, my brother just flipped his hair.

    "Being the official representative of the Association isn't the only way to get in. At any rate, I've got a debt to you and the El-Melloi family I have to repay first."

    The burnt tip of his cigar fell off into the ash tray below it. It looked a little bit like a person's head.

    The debt he was talking about was no doubt a reference to the money and the Magic Crest. Neither of them was a thing that seemed possible to wrap up in only a few months.

    "Even with such a short time left, you're still so hopeful. It's really quite moving. Well, you already put up your collateral, so I guess it's fine." With a shrug, I got to the heart of the matter. "In that case, my esteemed brother. If by some miracle you do make it in time, I'd like some insurance."

    "Hm?"

    "Before you die, would you do me the favour of having a child with me? Well, you could do it with Trim as well if that suits your tastes better."

    At last.

    Lord El-Melloi II sputtered violently at my request.

    Ah, that was satisfying. There was so much force behind it, I really should have waited until he was eating or drinking something. Even Gray beside me froze solid. I guess one might think it was the master's favoured disciple's duty to get wrapped up in a matter like this, but let's give up on that for now.

    "What are you planning to do by wrapping my Magic Circuits up in your bloodline?" My brother covered his mouth with the back of his hand as he spoke, voice dripping with animosity.

    "Oh, I have no intention of mixing it with my bloodline. Neither do I plan on passing the child the Magic Crest. But you do have quite the popularity and authority, and the way you use magecraft is certainly worth taking a look at. For better or worse, the El-Melloi family isn't so tight on its requirements, so I figured if I could get your child I could start a new branch family. Not a bad idea, right?"

    "...L-lady..." Having finally recovered at least some measure of bearing, he glared at me as he spoke with a hoarse voice. "...that political way of thinking is something I truly detest, you know."

    "Oh, looks like I hurt your feelings."

    Seeing I was at a disadvantage, I turned back. Of course, I was still holding Gray's hand. Pulling her along, I gave her another wink.

    "Well then, I'll be borrowing your student. Thanks for taking care of things while I'm gone."

    As the door closed behind us, I heard my brother let out a sigh. And oh how heavy a sigh it was.



    I'm going to be pretty busy next week, so I probably won't get started on Part 3 for a bit. Next part will be a bit longer, but still nothing compared to the monster that was Part 1.

    Oh and Merry Christmas etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TwilightsCall View Post
    While I'm already being productive today, what with finishing my entry to Kirby's fanfic contest, here's an early Christmas present for everyone.
    on behalf of all the procrastinators that don't do even one of these two things

    fuuuuckkkkkk yoooooouuuuuuu

    but ご苦労さま

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    As my holiday comes to an end in the next couple days, I figured I'd try to push out at least one more entry here. So here's the last part of Chapter 1.

    Chapter 1 Part 3

    Chapter 1



    Part 3





    The next morning, we got on a train leaving London.

    Though we had agreed to meet at the platform, I found Gray confused and stuck at the ticket gate. It seemed she was still not used to using trains. While she seemed to understand how tickets worked, once confronted with the new contactless IC Card readers at the turnstile, she had completely frozen up.

    Her luggage was the same as always.

    I also had nothing but a single suitcase. Trimmau naturally couldn't be allowed to be seen in town, so she was in storage. Of course, her mercury form had been altered with magecraft to be much lighter than normal.

    "Sorry for making you come with me."

    "D-don't mention it," Gray replied politely.

    Sitting in a compartment for four people, we ended up sitting facing each other. Though it would be difficult enough with just two of us here, it would be even harder to avoid talking if we sat like this. Though saying that, there had been very few chances for Gray and I to talk alone since she came to London, so I was a little unsure of what kind of things to talk about.

    (...I guess starting with food would be a good idea.)

    Thinking that, I retrieved a small wooden box from my suitcase. Untying the red ribbon and lifting off the lid, the sweet smell of chocolate wafted out.

    Lined up cutely inside was an assortment of flower-shaped chocolates. Along with the flower shaped chocolates were some real flowers, preserved with sugar, making it fun to look at right from the start.

    Taking one of the chocolates in hand, I popped it into my mouth. The chocolate, with a melt-in-your-mouth sweetness, also held a faint bitter taste. The sweetness of what used to be flower petals came in layers, and before I knew it I had taken two or three of them. They were a product of a particularly favoured chocolatier in London, and though I normally settled for their chocolate drinks, this kind of assortment couldn't be underestimated either.

    "Mmm. They've made them a little bitter this month. Dammit, they're just trying to cram the calories in me, aren't they?"

    Of course, there were any number of weight-loss medicines within magecraft, but I wasn't about to become a guinea pig for those kinds of experiments.

    After thinking for a bit, I offered some to the girl across from me.

    "Would you like one?"

    "...t-thank you." As she had answered so politely, I handed one over.

    As if she didn't have much experience with sweets, she let the flower-shaped chocolate sit in the palm of her hand for a moment, like she was unsure of what to do with it. Then, all at once she popped it into her mouth, after which she went wide-eyed and stiff for a few seconds.

    "...it's delicious."

    "Oh? Well then, would you like some more?"

    My mean streak temporarily satisfied by her reaction, reminding me of a small animal, I reached into my suitcase once again.

    "Tadah!" This time, I pulled out a bottle.

    "...alcohol?"

    "This chocolate is sold as a set with champagne, you know. This time I've replaced it with a non-alcoholic wine, though. Would you like to try a little?"

    In England, as long as they had the permission of their parents, a child could begin drinking alcohol at home from five years old. As such there was a certain sentiment associated with non-alcoholic drinks like this, but there was still an appropriate time and place for them.

    Taking out two portable glasses, I poured some for Gray and myself.

    Take a bite of chocolate.

    While that rich sweetness still lingered in your mouth, take a sip of wine. That sweetness, mixed with the refreshing flavour of the wine, created a satisfying combination you could feel all the way down your throat.

    "Please, please, help yourself." Seeing Gray sipping on her wine alone, I offered her the box of chocolates again, still more than half full.

    "Ah, thank you...but I've had enough."

    "Oh? Quite the small appetite."

    "...my master says that a lot, too." As if apologizing, the girl dropped her shoulders.

    As if to prove that her compliments of the food had not been a lie, she held held on to the glass in her hands with a happy expression.

    "By the way...umm..."

    "Hm?"

    Dropping her gaze, Gray spoke up in a reserved voice.

    "Why are your eyes a different colour now?"

    As Gray had pointed out, normally my eyes were a fiery red colour. Now, however, they probably looked more like a brilliant blue.

    Gently touching the area around my eyes, I smiled.

    "This is their natural colour, you know? Ah, now that you mention it, it's about that time isn't it?"

    I took some of my eye medicine out from my coat. Holding my eyes shut, I waited for the medicine to soak in before opening them again.

    "It's because of my particular kind of Mystic Eyes. When my eyes come into contact with magical energy, they start turning red as a side effect."

    This was also a 'bonus' of being born into a lineage of magi. From the beginning, my family was just a branch family of the Archibald family, so such an incomplete result was to be expected. In all honesty it was a hindrance to many people, but a situation like this afforded one certain status within the Clock Tower.

    "It's not such an issue in the Clock Tower, where magical energy is everywhere, but having red eyes isn't really acceptable in the general public, is it? Considering the nature of magi, it stands out a little too much."

    I laughed gently. In short, it was like dressing up to go out. Just like when you go to a funeral, you dress in black as much as possible. As a magus, you had to be very sensitive to the circumstances you found yourself in.

    The scenery continued to pass by.

    As we left London, the cityscape turned to fields and forests. I felt like my tension was melting away with the gentle rocking of the train. Once we arrived at our destination, there would be no escaping the tension, so it was better to let my mind rest now.

    After a while, Gray suddenly lifted her face.

    "...may I ask about what we're doing?"

    "About the Gold and Silver Princesses, right?"

    "Yes," she nodded.

    "Where to start?" Sinking into the seat, I thought for a while before answering. "Well, there's a family that is dependant on Lord Valuayeta, the Lord of the Faculty of Creation. Most magi within the Faculty of Creation consider themselves artists in some sense. Of course, the varieties therein are countless, but the Iselma family has pursued the creation of 'the most beautiful person' for generations."

    I ate another chocolate. This one was shaped like a lily. The combination of sweetness and bitterness gently filling my mouth spoke to the skill of the craftsman.

    "...the most beautiful person?"

    "Why is beauty a thing people recognize?" As if continuing the conversation earlier with my brother, I spoke. "Well, what people recognize is said to have a large effect on magecraft. When new Gold and Silver Princesses have been decided to be created, it's become common practice to announce it. Though it's the first time I'll be seeing them myself."

    "That's what the Gold and Silver Princesses are..." As if engraving it into her brain, she muttered those names over and over. After which, she spoke up again. "Do you think...something might happen?"

    "What makes you think that?"

    After turning back the unexpected question, Gray paused a moment before responding.

    "...when we went to the Castle of Separation, it seemed like you also...predicted something might happen. So I thought, why would you ask me to come...if you didn't think something was going to happen again?"

    "Wow. You've got quite the intuition, haven't you?" Saying so, I lightly slapped my own forehead.

    I had never intended to take this girl lightly, but before I knew it she had become quite sensitive to the way other people thought. Or maybe it was better to say she had begun taking an interest in it. No doubt her desire to 'learn more about the Clock Tower,' much to my brother's chagrin, was coming from the same place.

    "There's a rumor a Grand is going to respond to the announcement this time." I had no reason to hide it from her, so I gave her the honest answer.

    "...Grand? That's the highest rank among magi, right?"

    "Correct," I nodded.

    Crown
    Grand
    .

    Colour
    Brand
    .

    Law
    Pride
    .

    Festival
    Fes
    .

    Open
    Cause
    .

    Eldest Child
    Count
    .

    Youngest Child
    Flame
    .

    Those are the different ranks the Clock Tower is divided into. Just like it appears, Grand is the highest rank, while Flame is the lowest.

    "Realistically speaking, the top rank is Brand. The majority of Lords end up staying at that rank. My brother-in-law Kayneth El-Melloi Archibald also ended up getting stuck there...well, if he hadn't died so early, he might have had a chance at making it higher."

    "My master's...predecessor?" Gray responded with a twitch to that name.

    It seemed like she had her own thoughts about him. I wonder what they were?

    Maybe it was just because she had seen her master suffer over the thought of him. The reason he insisted on being called Lord El-Melloi 'the second' was no doubt because of the guilt he felt towards his previous teacher. It was just a treat for me, though. However if it was something that even his favourite student was worrying over, maybe there was room for a bit more consideration on my part. Maybe.

    ...that just makes it more enticing though, doesn't it?

    Regardless, I continued my explanation.

    "That being the case, the number of people who actually reach the position of Grand is vanishingly small. Those who do make it that far tend not to spend much time fraternizing with other magi."

    "...I see," Gray seemed to accept it easily. "...by the way, how is my master's standing, being a Fes?"

    "There are some special circumstanes behind that as well," I said, unconsciously giving a bitter smile.

    Normally it would just be considered the fourth rank, but in his case it was given thanks to special considerations. To keep it short, rather than being given to him for an assessment as a magus as was normal, it was an honorary title given to him for his particular skills and achievements. Something like Tiferet, an element of Kabbalah's Sephirot - as long as it's beautiful, everything's fine.

    "As long as it's beautiful...it's fine," Gray repeated.

    To say that the connection between this and our current topic of the Golden Princess was a coincidence would be dishonest. It could be said that in general, the pursuit of beauty was a natural characteristic for magi. As with my brother's case, you could say that being able to measure the recognition of a person was a basic skill for magi.

    "Thanks to that, the rank of Fes tends to carry a different meaning than the others."

    As far as ability in magecraft, they displayed the whole spectrum from top to bottom. In some cases, there were even those ranked Fes who had abilities that exceeded even those of the Brands.

    For example,
    Legend Carrier
    God's Holder
    , the Enforcer who held a Mystic Code passed down since the Age of Gods.

    For example, the Master of Restoration capable of easily regenerating a damaged Magic Crest.

    Those who did not stop within the realm of ordinary magi, whose tremendous, unusual abilities inspired awe.

    ...or.

    "...of course, in my brother's case, it's because of the assessment of his students," I said, fully aware of the mean-spirited smile that had risen to my face. "As a lecturer, such a glowing assessment of his students is nothing short of fantastic. However, you could say reaching the rank of Fes for such an assessment was completely unheard of for anyone who became a Lord, even if temporarily."

    If it weren't for that assessment, it wouldn't be unusual if he were to fall into the rank of Cause or Count. As an aside, my personal assessment of his abilities put him considerably lower than a Cause. Certainly he was well above the level of the New Age students who had recently arrived in the Clock Tower, but his particular ability wasn't at a level worth talking about. Truly a mediocre person in a field of mediocre people.

    Strictly speaking, the rank attributed to a family and to an individual was different, but the difference here was enough to be tragic. But that's a complicated matter, so let's leave it be for now.

    "...s-sorry, I'm...a little confused." Gray's face held a somewhat suspicious expression. Maybe I had dumped too much information on her at once. With the way her eyes were spinning and she was massaging her temples, it seemed like she might break out in a fever any moment.

    She thought she just wasn't very smart, but that wasn't really the case. She still probably wasn't used to having to deal with so much information all at once. She seemed like the type to try and take in everything at once. Trying to cram everything right before the test was not exactly recommended, though.

    I kind of wanted to tease her for that too.

    "Well, I'm sure you'll be fine just winging it," I said with a smile.



    The next part is extremely short, so expect that out before too long.

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    Wow, Waver is even more mediocre magus than I thought... my respect for him grew even further.

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    Gray is cute.

    I suppose it's no coincidence that silver-haired Gray and golden-haired Reines are headed to the party, then.
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    This was so short there's really no sense in putting it off.

    Here's the beginning of Chapter 2. The next couple parts are much much longer, so they'll be quite a bit slower coming out.

    Chapter 2 Part 1




    Chapter 2



    Part 1



    After riding the West Coast line out of London for about three and a half hours and changing trains at Oxenholme, we arrived at Windermere.

    Lakeside country.

    Known as one of the most prominent resorts in all of England, it was an area overflowing with natural beauty. Many people might recognize it if you mentioned that it was the home of Peter Rabbit. A place loved by the author Beatrix Potter, the picture books of those rabbits living in a meadow surrounded by the scenery of lakes and mountains was still read worldwide.

    After leaving the station, we immediately came upon a single horse-drawn carriage. Upon seeing us, the man who was apparently its caretaker immediately took off his hat and greeted us.

    "Pleased to make your acquaintance. You would be Lady Reines El-Melloi Archisorte, correct?" the man asked. "I have been sent by Byron. Please, get in."

    "Why thank you."

    As if unsure, Gray turned to look at me, so I gave her a nod. Turning down their offer here would be meaningless. Wasting no time, I climbed into the carriage with my single suitcase, with Gray not far behind me.

    With the crack of a whip, the horse began to walk.

    Naturally the flat land was no different, but even as the horse brought us up steep mountain paths, it did so with a refined grace.

    Even though we were being pulled along by an animal, the carriage barely swayed at all. No doubt some form of magecraft was responsible for that. Maybe it was something similar to the magecraft I had used to reduce the weight of my suitcase, or maybe something to make the carriage itself float slightly.

    At long last,

    "...it seems we've arrived," I said, resting my chin on the window frame.

    Two towers stood on the shore of a lake.

    By modern standards, they were by no means enormous structures. At most, they would be comparable to a four-story structure. However, both towers rose up leaning in a bizarre way.

    "It seems these two towers are referred to as the Twin Towers. Or, with the name of the family responsible for overseeing this land, the Twin Towers of Iselma."

    "The Twin Towers of Iselma..." Repeating my words, Gray muttered.

    "The eastern tower is the Tower of the Sun, and the western one the Tower of the Moon." Whether he had heard our conversation or not, the driver called back to us.

    The Tower of the Sun.

    The Tower of the Moon.

    Though in my personal opinion, the image of an antlion ready and waiting for its prey was stronger than that of celestial bodies.

    As was natural for a Workshop, the territory had been developed to best suit the family of magi that lived here. In short, like any true stronghold, you never knew when a single handful of sand or a single breath of air would become your enemy. Before that extraordinary tension, I found my lips smiling of their own accord.

    The carriage came to a stop beside the Tower of the Moon.

    "We have arrived. Please enjoy yourselves," the handler said, bowing.

    A few moments after we disembarked, the handler and the horse-drawn carriage...melted.

    It was like a fairytale. In their place remained only a small toy soldier and carriage.

    "As expected of one of the main branch families of the Faculty of Creation. Their handiwork is truly something to witness." Without thinking, I let slip what was on my mind.


    "I am honoured to receive your praise."


    The sound of a deep baritone reached us.

    "Welcome, Princess of the El-Melloi family."

    Standing in the doorway with a courteous bow was a moustached man in his mid-forties. With brown hair and a vermillion suit, he stood with the aid of a cane.

    "My name is Byron Valuayeta Iselma. My deepest thanks for joining us so far away from home."

    "You must be the head of the Iselma family. My apologies for arriving so late," I answered, as polite as possible.

    Though I may have been a candidate to become one of the twelve Lords, I had for now relinquished that position to my brother. If one also considered that the Archisorte family was at the far end of the family, then speaking strictly from the positions of our families, he was a good four or six positions above me.

    With a gentle smile and a nod, Lord Byron gestured to the entrance of the tower.

    "Please, come inside. The banquet has already begun."

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    Thanks for the new chapter!

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    So Bazett is a Fes, then. Just like Waver.

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    Quote Originally Posted by quigonkenny View Post
    So Bazett is a Fes, then. Just like Waver.
    Waver's title is special case though.
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    So is Bazett, I would say. If I get it right Fes is tittled designated for special cases in general.

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    IIRC in Clock Tower 2015 Lev was seen as a prodigy for making Fes at 20.

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    Every time they mention the different departments in the Clock Tower it makes me want to know more about them. I hope we'll get to them all eventually in future volumes.
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    Gilgamesh fired weapons like rockets back in the day, Enkidu was a shapeshifting mud doll, Elizabeth Bathory had dragon blood, the origin of life is an insane giant, and vampires rule over humans in this odd way where they claim to be the apex of life and are perfect beings. Also every planet has super ultimate beings that are the apex of each planet and will one day come to Earth to rock our shit, and each of these ultimate beings are comparable to vampires.

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    Many departments of the Clock Tower, yet, I barely know about any of them. Hell, even Modern Magecraft department is a blur for me xD

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    Thank you so much for everything TwilightsCall, always love reading your translations. Can't wait for the next release.

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