Volume 6: The Sound of Running Water in the Frozen Night
The Twenty-second Chapter
by Yura Kairi
Translation by Marfisa
Luva- Ah, Oli... Olivie.
Luva- Wake up, Olivie!!
Olivie- Nnng, enough, what is it? It's so early in the morning.
Luva- It's a Nightmare, Olivie! It is related to that stone after all.
Luva- What... what will I do? Evil has gotten into this Flying City.
Luva- I have to let the other Guardians know,
first I have to consult with Julious.
Olivie- Luva, calm down a bit.
Luva- Ah, you come too, Olivie!!
Olivie- Give me enough time to take a shower.
Julious- Well then, this trouble is the work of that evil?
Lumiale is possessed by a Nightmare...
Luva- Yes, I'm afraid there's no mistake, I believe.
Julious- A Nightmare...
Julious- Such a one has appeared in this Flying City...
Julious- Anyway, let us think of a counter-measure as quickly as possible.
I want a little more detailed information about that aurora stone.
I'm sorry, Julious.
What do you think? As the person who presides over dreams.
Olivie- I'm the Guardian of Dream who grants beauty to people.
I specialize in beautiful dreams!
I don't know about grotesque things like Nightmares.
Olivie- See you.
Sorry to bother you before work, Julious.
Julious- Pure lands.
Felicia and Elysion...
She was not a girl with such cold eyes.
Could it be...?
Olivie- Hey, Luva. Still, those pendants,
like this, isn't it dangerous for those girls to have them?
Luva- Yes... I was thinking so too.
Luva- Ah, I plan to try asking for them back soon.
That is... we don't know what danger might befall them at some chance.
Luva- Olivie... I'm worried about Rosalia's behavior.
Luva- How do I put it... recently she seems to be emitting an intention of rejection from
her whole body.
Lately, every time I think I'll go see her,
she avoids me...
Luva- That previously positive and cheerful girl is... well...
Olivie- Like a completely different person......?
Luva-sama, are you here?
Luva- Ah, what's the matter? You're in such a hurry.
Ange- There's something I want to ask you...
Ange- This... what is it!?
This pendant that you gave me.
Luva- Y... yes?
Ange- If you think about it, Rosalia's behavior became strange after you gave her
the same thing.
Maybe this stone has some secret, doesn't it?
Ange- Yesterday too... what did you want to ask me?
Luva- Oh... um, no.
Luva- Ah, please don't worry about it.
It's nothing, it's just a slightly strange stone. Yes.
Luva- I said something unnecessary in the middle of an important Queen Examination.
Luva- Well then... um.
Ah, the truth... is.
How do I put it... well...
Luva- Ah, this is a selfish request but,
won't you give it back to me?
Ange- ...... Why?
Ange- I knew it, this pendant does have...
Luva- Oh, Angelique?
No, it's nothing.
I need to do a little quick research... ah, is why.
Ange- ... That's a lie.
Luva-sama, you're not very good at lying.
Ange- Please tell me, what is this?
Why are you hiding it?
Luva- Oh... um.
Ange- If you don't tell me,
Ange- I won't give this pendant back.
Ange- I'm sorry, Luva-sama.
Luva- Oh, Angelique.
... Why am I doing this?
I'm... worried about you...
I knew it, the stone in this pendant does have some secret.
What is it?
Why won't he tell me?
Luva-sama even lied...
What am I?
I was suddenly nominated.
I don't know anything.
The Queen Examination is full of things I don't understand.
What is a Queen Candidate!?
It's nice. Here there's activity and everyone's cheerful.
I feel relieved.
Marcel- Oh, Chupi?
Rosa- Good day, Marcel-sama.
Rosa- Oh, your color doesn't look very good.
Marcel- That can't...
Rosa- Look... you've gotten too much sun.
Let's go to the shade of the tree.
Marcel- Y... yeah...
Marcel- Wait, Rosalia.
Marcel- My eyes aren't adjusted to the shade.
The shadows are heavy...
It's just like I'm entering a world of darkness.
Marcel- Rosalia... your hands are cold.
It feels very nice.
Marcel- Chupi, wait.
Marcel- Who is it?
Queen- This way.
Marcel- Your Majesty?
You're Her Majesty, aren't you!?
Marcel- Yay, I'm finally able to meet you.
I've always wanted to meet you.
I can't feel the breath of living things.
What is this!?
This is... just like
a world of death.
Catis- Be gone.
Do you always intend to be sobbing?
Pull yourself together, Marcel.
Listen, Marcel, become strong.
Like a bountiful large tree fastened by stout roots.
You're the Guardian of Green.
Why didn't I realize until now...
The election of the next Queen means the abdication of the present Queen.
But I'm sure that's not all...
In this hurriedly begun unprecedented Queen Examination,
a puzzle we weren't informed about is hidden.
Marcel- I can't always just be protected.
I have to be strong.
Because I'm a Guardian who protects Her Majesty.
How annoying... And I just needed a little longer.
What strong protective power...!!
Olivie- What are you doing?
Olivie- Isn't it strange. You're not greeting the butterflies fluttering around you.
Oscar- I was lost in thought a bit.
Olivie- In such a lively place?
Oscar- The vividly colored forms of women coming and going raise my concentration.
They give out alpha waves.
Oscar- You yourself must not be dressed for walking in the park in broad daylight.
Oscar- Your makeup... has gotten heavy, hasn't it?
Olivie- Leave me alone.
Olivie- I came chasing after Rosalia, but
I lost sight of her.
Olivie- Has Julious told you?
Olivie- Why not an exchange of information?
Oscar- If it's gossip, I decline.
Olivie- Stop joking at a time like this.
It's about Rosalia.
Oscar- Rosalia... is it?
Olivie- She's changed.
Girls sometimes change startlingly but...
Olivie- From her hairstyle, her expressions... her mannerisms.
Now, everything is not like she had before.
Oscar- Yes, that's not Rosalia.
Yesterday, I tried to see her and I was convinced. Perhaps, a different personality is in
Oscar- How careless for a person of my standing.
Olivie- Well then, Lumiale noticed it and......
was approaching Rosalia?
Oscar- It seems he had his own plan.
Olivie- But, in the end, if he's caught, there's no help for him.
Since he actually isn't so clever,
he should have asked for a word of advice.
Olivie- How unfriendly. (lit. watery)
Oscar- ...... Is that a pun?
Olivie- I'm telling you I'm worried!!
Olivie- If Rosalia is possessed by a Nightmare, we can't do anything careless.
It's the same as being taken hostage.
Olivie- There may be no good move to make...
Oscar- To win a battle, first know the enemy.
Oscar- I made an appointment for a date with that "Rosalia".
Olivie- You plan to seduce a Nightmare!?
Oscar- Nightmare or whatever, as long as it's a woman, it's not impossible for I, Oscar.
Olivie- ....... Are you serious?
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