Volume 1: The Two Queen Candidates

The Fourth Chapter

by Yura Kairi
Translation by Marfisa

[115]
The keeper of the holy gate

Defender of law and order

Because of his fidelity

Himself does not know the loneliness of existence

[116]
Julious- Angelique.
Rosalia.
From Her Majesty, to your continents was granted the species of human life.
I want you to renew your awareness of the responsibility of those who cultivate the planet.

[117]
Julious- In the name of Her Majesty, the blessing of my light.

[119]
*bawling*

Crying...?

What's the matter?

Why are you crying?

Who are you?

Where are you?

Julious- Angelique, are you listening?

Ange- *gasp*

[120]
Ange- I I'm sorry, Julious-sama!

I... I'm in front of Julious-sama...

Julious- You know the reason I have called you.

Ange- ... Yes.

The cultivation of the continent is not proceeding well.
The Queen entrusted the people to us a long time ago.

Julious- In particular, the inhabitant's feelings are unstable. The balance is bad.

[121]
Rosa- I respect your opinion Julious-sama, but I have confidence in my cultivation!
Only, the result didn't come out the way I thought. It's as if something is interfering.

Rosalia too?

Julious- Rosalia, I do not want to hear excuses.

Julious- What is needed for the cultivation of the people demands precise judgement.
Keep in mind that if you make one mistake, it results in a harmful effect on many people.

Rosalia- ... Yes.

[122]
Ange- Uwaa, what nice weather. What a pleasant day off.

*chirping*

Ange- ... Why with what was said, I'm worried and can't relax.

*stagger*

*thump*

Julious-sama's speech is always just warning and scolding.

He's a little hard to deal with...

Come to think of it, I've never seen Julious-sama smile.

*hoofbeats*

Those always stern blue eyes...

*rustle*

[123]
Ange- !!

*hoofbeats*

*sharp pain*

Ange- Kyaa!
*thud*

[124]
Oscar- Missy, are you alright?

Oscar- I'm sorry, you surprised me.

*neighing*

Huh? Where have I seen this scene......

Oscar- Can you stand?

Oscar- Why are you staring vacantly?

Oscar- ... Ah, because you got a look at me on horseback.

Ange- *gasp*

Ange- That's wrong, I didn't think there were horses in the Flying City!

Th this person!

[125]
Oscar- This area is a course for running horses. You weren't paying attention and
got kicked by the horse.

Julious- What is the matter, Oscar?

Julious- Angelique?

Oscar- She left the forest and got lost on the riding grounds.

Julious-sama!

[126]
Julious- Oscar, I will go back first, you see Angelique to the dorm.

Oscar- Yes.

Julious- It looks like it will rain.

Julious- I leave it to you.

Oscar- Well, let's take you back.

Ange- It's fine. I'll walk back.

Oscar- Your ankle is probably sprained, it would be better to get it treated quickly.

Ange- I said it's fine!

Oscar- There's no need to put on a brave front, missy Queen Candidate.
You'll aggravate it this way and in 2 or 3 days, you won't be able to even move and I suppose
the people of your continent will be put through a good deal of trouble.

Ange- ......!!

[127]
Oscar- Come now.

He's unfair.

Oscar- That's a good girl.

*thunder*

Oscar- We should hurry.

Oh... again.
Strange deja vu.

[128]
What fierce lightning...

Ange- It looks just like Julious-sama.

My body cringes at that vivid light.

So very frightening, but I can't look away.

Oscar- Missy, are you afraid of Julious-sama?

Ange- .........

Oscar- He uses stern words, but he is by no means a cold person.

Oscar- Missy, be patient a bit. It's raining.

[129]
*flap*

Ange- Kya!

*rain*

*startled*

I can hear the sound of Oscar-sama's heart.

*heartbeat*

[130]
Ange- Thank you.

Oscar- See you, missy.

... Oh

Ange- Oscar-sama... here.

Oscar- Thank you, missy.

Oscar- Have your ankle properly taken care of.

[131]
Rosa- Well! That girl and Oscar-sama!?

[132]
*door slam*

Rosa- Angelique!
Why were you brought home by Oscar-sama on the day off?

Rosa- Just what is the meaning...
*oh my*

Rosa- What's the matter?

*hohohoho*
Rosa- You really are clumsy. You were surprised by a horse and sprained your ankle.
*Besides that, you troubled Oscar-sama*

Rosa- There, all done. Think of receiving my treatment as a privilege. Since you won't find it
clumsy.

Ange- *I kind of feel like not thanking her meekly*
Th thank you.

Rosa- By the way, Angelique.

[133]
Rosa- I think it's strange. There has to be some reason the cultivation of the people
doesn't turn out the way I think.

Rosa- Perhaps, some power or other is affecting Felicia and Elysion.

Ange- *Just what I would expect from an honor student.*
You know about what's happening?

*flatly*
Rosa- Nope.

Rosa- However, if that's not it, it's too strange that a result has not appeared on my Felicia.

Rosa- Which has nothing to do with you. It's limited to my, Rosalia De Catargena's,
perfect cultivation.

Ange- ... I don't understand Rosalia at all.

[134]
Servant- Welcome home.

*splashing*

*knock*
Julious- Oscar.

Oscar- Julious-sama?

[135]
Julious- Thank you.
How is Angelique's ankle?

Oscar- You finally noticed? It's not too bad.

Julious- Oh, that is good.

Oscar- *chuckle*

Julious- ... What are you laughing at?

Oscar- No, I see why you waited especially for me. You were worried.

Julious- She is a Queen Candidate. I suppose it is natural.

Oscar- That's a very disadvantageous personality.

Julious- ?

[136]
Someday will that girl notice
the real you hidden behind the cold mask and unspoken words?

Julious- Oscar.
The cultivation of the people of the continent, still with both Queen Candidates
there is no result, don't you think it strange?

Oscar- Are you saying something obstructing the cultivation is the cause?

Julious- Perhaps, on that planet... Now, I am ordering Pastha to investigate.

*bawling*

A child...?

There is a child crying somewhere...

[137]
*bawling*

Hey, don't cry...

Don't cry...

Crying again.

What should I do so you'll stop crying?

So you'll laugh?

Ange- I had a strange dream.

[138]
Today I'll go see Elysion.

Somehow, I'm really worried.

There hasn't been any result of the cultivation.

[139]
What?

My heart is pounding.

I'm being called.

Huh? Wait!

I'm being pulled!

Ange- !

Kyaaa!

[140]
Julious- Is it true Angelique is missing!?

Pastha- Yes. To be precise, it is her spirit form.
It has been lost.

[141]
Julious- Do you think she can live lost, Pastha?

Pastha- Right now, we are going all out in our searching.

Rosa- Julious-sama, I'll go and look.

Julious- Rosalia.

Julious- No, you may not. Until the cause is clear, you are prohibited from going down to the
continent.
You should go back to the dorm.
Alright?

Rosalia- .........

Angelique...

Julious- Cold...

... What is this.

[142]
Julious- Pastha, do the other Guardians know about this?

Pastha- No one has been informed yet.

Julious- This incident should be concealed for the time being.

Pastha- Yes.

If this continues for too long a time, without Angelique's mind returning to her body...

Pastha- Julious-sama!?

[143]
Angelique.
Angelique, answer me.

Clavis- The situation is desperate.
We can not really afford to lose one of the Queen Candidates before our eyes, can we?

Pastha- Clavis-sama.

Julious- Why did you come?

Clavis- No reason... I was merely guided.

Clavis- Pastha, I heard a voice.
Dream divination is not my specialty but... my crystal ball is showing a point on the planet.

[144]
Clavis- In the space between the two continents there is a center island.

The mysterious space that connects our world and this new world.

Julious- Are you saying that is where Angelique is?

Pastha- Let us search again.

Angelique!

[145]
Where is this?
Who's calling me?

*bawling*

Why are you crying?
Where are you?

It's dark and cold.
There's no one.
It's scary.

Scary?
What's scary?

[146]
Are you lonely?
You're helpless and afraid.

So you called me.

Wait.

I want to leave from here. Leave. Leave.

Huh? Leave from here...

What, what should I do?

...lique. Angelique.

[147]
Ange- Julious-sama?

Julious- Angelique.
Angelique, where, where are you?

Um, I'm not sure.
What should I do, Julious-sama?
There is a child crying and I don't know what I should do.

Julious- Child?

[148]
Clavis- A lost child?
A child of the life sent by Her Majesty who lost the way.
It seems he lost sight of the destination and became disoriented.

Julious- Are you saying that this soul called Angelique?
... Then the resolution depends on Angelique.

Angelique.
Angelique, give this soul peace.
You should calm and guide it.

How...
I don't understand.

[149]
Julious- Clavis and I will grant you power.
Light for the right hand, dark for the left land, at your command,
golden haired Queen Candidate.

Me!?
Just what do I do?

[150]
Dia-sama
... the Queen

Ange- Your Majesty, please lend me your power.
Wrap this child in those white wings.

Please, to these hands.

[151]
Julious- In the name of Her Majesty, my Sacrea of Light to Angelique.

Clavis- My Sacrea of Dark as the Queen Candidate desires.

Dark is repose, the soul sleeps embraced in that abyss.
Filled with proud light, it becomes a new life.

[152]
Heal and guide the soul...
Clavis-sama
Julious-sama
Your powers for the sake of this child.

Don't cry.

Come out, don't be afraid, you're not alone anymore.

[153]
Since I'm with you,
since I'm watching over you,
smile.

Let's go together.
To a new world filled with light.

[154]
Julious- Well done, Angelique.

Ange- Julious-sama's smile...

Ange- first... time...
*sigh*

Julious- Angelique!

*chuckle*
Clavis- Suddenly, you have shown me something I am not used to seeing.

Julious- What!?

Pastha- Being separated from her body for such a long time must have tired her.

Julious- Sleep well.

[155]
Oscar- Oh.

Julious- At any rate, I am glad she is alright.

Oscar- Then the slump in the development has been canceled.

Julious- Yes, it seems that it was an effect of the stress caused by the soul that lost
it's destination.

Oscar- A girl who won't be beaten by a crying child, is she?

Julious- That life is also fine, it was reincarnated.

[156]
I'm glad, you're not alone anymore.

Man- What is it?

Child- Hey, dad, I saw the Angel.

Oscar- But drawing out the Sacreas of Light and Dark and reincarnating the soul.
That missy did rather well.

[157]
Julious- ... By the way, Oscar, where did you get information regarding this matter?

Oscar- Oh, it was Rosalia.

Oscar- She regretted missing such a valuable opportunity.

Julious- ... Oh.
*she forgot to keep it quiet...*

No, should I have said delighted?

Rosa- It's fine. This time it was a fluke...
Say, Oscar-sama.
That girl is gradually becoming like a Queen Candidate, don't you think?

Julious- Maybe not all of the Guardians know...

[158]
*beeping*

[Fourth Chapter/End]

 

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