Just my promised revision of ch5.. Nothing to see here…
I’m planning to post an original story created by one of my students. It’s a SciFi about time travelling or some sort. I haven’t read it myself so I don’t know anything about the story.
chapter 6? I’m translating it right now. Maybe around midnight?
“Handsome people only”
“I’ll forgive him because he’s so handsome”
I think those phrases are becoming quite familiar in recent SNS. Overall, I think it’s true.
However, it can’t be applied to everything in this world.
If you narrow it down to individual level, there are people who can’t handle ikemens.
But there’s also a saying “The nail that sticks up gets hammered down.”
After all, it is said that it may not be good if you are too handsome or too ugly.
According to the maids, along the way to the mountain which this place was built was divided into several areas along the palace. First there are inner and outer court, and it seems the location where I was staying was in the inner court. A some innermost part of the inner court was called the temple.
The Scarlet Palace, the resident area of Tenshi, is right next to the area where I stayed. I know I said that this place is big, but this place is REALLY humongous.
“The place where Guardian-sama was staying is called Temple of the Dawn. It is a temple for Guardian of Scarlet Dawn-sama to live and it’s located in the deepest part along with the Scarlet Palace.”
Even when no one is asking, a maid kept spouting some random info. Thank you for your hard work (TL: this is sarcasm). I ignored her in a bad mood.
Those old men didn’t seem to noticed or care about the maid and kept walking. The representative granpa, the one I remember the most from my summoning day, start explaining about the world and the Guardian. That old man seems to have exceptional treatment even among the other old men.
A damn jiji. (TL: granpa)
As soon as I call him that in my mind, that granpa turned back and startled me.
Oy! Old people don’t move creepily like that.
“We arrived, Guardian-sama. Tenshi’s throne, the place between hekishou de gozaimasu”
Plaster painted walls are lined up in a corridor with a huge red door on the end. The door was carved with flowers similar to lotus and flowing water was painted on the ceiling, which is unnecessarily large.
When I murmured, the maid next to me whispers “clear blue sky”.
O…kay? Of course I ignored her. I don’t dislike this maid but I was hateful enough that I don’t want to speak to this world’s inhabitant.
Even so, this world’s sky is not even that red, so why it’s called ‘Scarlet’? Tenshi lives in this palace and the one guarding him is the Guardian of Scarlet Dawn. All of the maid’s clothes are close to red crimson, the clothes that I wore were red too. Only my coat was white.
“Now please…” (TL: Saa, Dozo)
The representative jiji invites me. Meanwhile, the other jiji got in between the throne door. The maids stopped and lowered their heads towards me. Apparently they were not allowed to get inside. Then why did they come in the first place?
I drag my own legs against my will and follow the damn jiji into the room. I gritted my teeth and try to be calm to face Tenshi. If it keeps going like this, I might create a bad impressions.
Inside the corridor was a very large room, maybe as large as a high school gym. It has the same atmosphere as the ancient Greek temple like the ones I saw in the books, because white stone pillars are lined up in the room. A crimson carpet was drawn at the feet and thin cloth dyed in reddish purple was hung in between pillars.
Cushions were piled up and several animal’s furs spread around in the middle of the room. Several men and women were found sitting and standing there.
“Tenshi-sama, the Guardian of Scarlet Dawn has arrived”
The representative jiji speaks to the group but there was no reply. Suddenly, a random old man thrust his hand and pushed me forward.
Wha? Why the hell did you pushed me? What the hell? I wish I could say that but I can’t really do anything about it. Why do I get treated like this? This is a really shitty situation.
Although frustrated, I glare at the cushions with my eyes narrowed. There were beautiful women sitting on the fur and a man alone in the center. He’s obviously the Tenshi.
He had a straight red hair like a woman and surrounded by women with black hair. The color of his eyes was gold. And… Is his face a CGI? It was so beautiful that I can’t believe it
(TL: CGI – computer generated image like those filthy marvel movies.)
He looked at me rudely and slowly opened his mouth
“Are you the Guardian of Scarlet Dawn?” (TL: He used Omae instead of Kimi)
“I heard that you are running rampant. Aren’t you an adult? Aren’t you? You are the Guardian of Scarlet Dawn. Now answer me”
I’m not such an easy woman that can be baite-
(Oy are you fucking kidding? Nope. No way. Hell no. Please not an ikemen. Nope. Nope nope nope nope nope…)
– I ran to the closest stone pillar and leaned against it. I threw up because of nausea and my chest hurt badly. I threw up with *zuruzuru* while squatting down while hitting the stone pillar.
Because when I looked at the super-classy ikemen, my nausea was even more severe than usual. That’s why I took the chance and speak slowly while observing him from top to bottom.
It feels disgusting. I feel the anguish in my chest doubled.
I’m can’t stand being called by an ikemen with a beautiful genderless face that seems so sexy and mature.
Just looking at his face makes me feel worse. I hold my stomach and resist the nausea. Furthermore the more he smug the worse my nausea was.
However, in reality such a beautiful person rarely seen and most of them have a ‘cute’ like face so the probability of meeting a person with prideful attitude like this is almost non-existent.
It’s the first time I seriously got sick like this. It’s to a degree where I got goosebumps all over my body. I remembered reading an SNS about ikemen. Was it about some make-up tips? But for me it’s like my whole world was crumbling.
I can hear a cranky voice of a man who seem to be Tenshi from my back but I can’t really tell. I felt worse every second. Someone bring me a plastic bag…
It may be great if there’s some kind of mental preparation, but it’s really hard to see a top-notch handsome ikemen without any prior information. It’s surprising like someone beside you suddenly vomited on a moving train.
“…. Oi Arzack. Explain yourself!”
“N-no sir… I’m confused myself…”
“I know we called a strange woman from the Blue World, I even forgave you from suddenly summoning the Guardian of Scarlet Dawn but… What is this? Not beautiful. rude manner. She doesn’t even look like an adult. More like a child”
While I was suffering from headache and nausea, the damn jiji was getting yelled at by Tenshi. Good job. But before that, give me a plastic bag.
I cleared my throat a few times and finally the nausea started to settle. I pressed my cheeks against the pillar, hoping for a refreshing feeling of the coldness. I quietly tried to restore my physical strength while listening the interaction behind me.
“However, she’s still qualified as the Guardian of Scarlet Dawn”
The damn jiji was trying to gain me some appeal. Speaking from here, it’s seems he didn’t know why I was chosen.
It won’t be wrong unless he had chosen an appropriate one. Then why bother choosing me and force such a role to me? Are you still trying to force that job to me? Just choose someone else from this world, alright?
“Fuun.. Are you saying it’s to protect [loyalty] to Tenshi? Ridiculous!”
Tenshi smirked. Oh, I don’t really care about this ‘loyalty’ he speaks of but I agree with him.
“… Then, would you return me to my world?”
I said that with weak voice from nausea.
TL: Again, this is a special thanks corner for the comments that helps me realize why she kept puking. In my defense, I am living with a mother and 2 sisters and I was forced into a Korean drama marathon so I’m used to look at these ‘pretty boys’. That’s the reason I can’t understand her pain and disgust when I first read it.
- helping me understand why she’s keep puking (This is important)
- MC is a Real Human Being