Kujibiki Tokushou: Musou Hāremu ken – Chapter 59

Chapter 59 – Good Women

 

 

When I entered the fortress, the soldiers came out to welcome me with cheers.

When we just arrived earlier, the atmosphere was like a dry cold winter, but right now its boiling.

It was as if they were welcoming a hero.

“Most” of the soldiers were like that.

Within that cheers, I stood in front of Eria.

 

「Let’s talk about from now on」

「I have understood. Please, here」

「Io, you come too, Nana, take care of the soldiers we took with us」

「Yes!」

「Understood」

 

I said that to each of them, and followed Eria.

The soldiers naturally opened the way.

After walking a little bit, we came to the biggest commander tent.

Entering inside, I immediately said to Eria.

 

「There is only one thing that Rica told me to do, recapture Saria」

「Yes」

 

Eria nodded, but her eyebrows narrowed.

 

「The same orders, we had received it from Her Majesty the Queen. Butーー」

「No, I’m not talking about that」

 

I stopped Eria’s words.

Eria was dumbfounded.

 

「Yours are before you go to war right? If so, it’s natural. But mine was when the report that you were losing had reached. Do you get the difference with that?」

「……」

「Even in this situation, it still means『Go and win』」

 

Specifically, Rica didn’t say「Go and win」, I said「I’ll go win」, so that is more right, but I’m doing what Rica wants.

 

「Push back in this situation, huh」

「I came for that」

「Are you thinking that that is possible」

「I don’t understand difficult things」

 

*Kacha*, I made a sound with the Demon Sword.

 

「I only need to cut down the enemies in front of me until the goal is achieved」

「……」

「And so, what will you do」

 

I said that, and while staring at Eria, I placed my hand on Eleanor’s handle.

Implicitly, it’s a threat, that I would cut her down and take over the soldiers in her stead.

For Rica, I will recapture Saria no matter what happens. For that, there’s a need to command the soldiers inside this fortress.

Meaning, this Eria who is an adjutant would be a hindrance at worst.

 

If Eria insisted「We should retreat no matter what happens」, it would be very troublesome.

She’s a woman, so I really don’t want to do things like this, but at the worst case……

Eria stared straight at me.

 

A straight look, that enters the highest ranks of the women that I had met until now.

We stared at each other for awhile.

 

「It will put Baron-sama in danger though」

「Un? What do you mean」

「I have a plan, but for that, Baron-samaーー」

「About that huh」

 

I laughed, and interrupted Eria’s words.

 

「Do all that you want」

 

I laughed. I laughed gleefully.

I was thinking about whether she would accept or not, and if I would cut her off or not with the result of her choice, but Eria was already thinking ahead.

She was already thinking of how to recapture Saria.

She’s a good woman, I thought of that.

 

 

At that night, Nana, Io, me, and Hikari who returned to her human form, the four of us are inside the magic cottage.

There’s one room connected to it, and has a kitchen.

It’s a dreary room with only that, but it can be brought freely, and is more comfortable than a tent.

And inside, I explained the strategy to Nana and Io. It’s the strategy I heard from Eria.

 

「The main troops led by Adjutant-dono will withdraw as it is. And when they chase after that, the small army force will be led and make a surprise attack to Saria that is undermanned, huh」

「That’s how it is. If they retreat now, there will be pursuit for sure」

「That’s right! They had surrounded here for that after all」

「The more that they pursue, the more that the Calamba’s territory they can encroach after all」

「Understood, even with my poor abilities, on Aruji’s sideーー」

「No, I’ll have Nana fight in a different place. A place different with me」

 

Nana was dumbfounded for an instant.

 

「That is……like what?」

「The rear guard of the main troops. It’s a retreat to lure out the enemy, but it is surely a retreat. To lessen the casualties, and to not let them find out the plan, a proper rear guard is needed」

「I see! As expected of Kakeru-san」

 

Io looked at me with eyes of admiration.

 

『Most of are only the things said by the girl named Eria though』

 

Eleanor pointed that out inside my head.

 

「Ah! But isn’t that very dangerous. I don’t know very well, but I heard that the rear guard is very dangerous」

 

It’s as she says.

While the whole army retreats, only the ones who are assigned to that cannot retreat, troops that need to stand their ground.

Furthermore, they are going to need to defend against the enemy army who’s winning, so its danger is far higher than a regular battle.

That is whyーー.

 

「Aruji, I am grateful」

「Un?」

「Someone like me, it is my pride being able to be trusted such as that」

 

She said it before me.

The things needed for a rear guard is strength and heart.

The strength to defend against the enemy, and the heart to continue standing their ground.

Both of them are needed.

 

I thought that Nana was very fitting for it.

Nana who was once called as the goddess of victory and hakua no seijo is most fit for it.

I wanted to say that to her, but she knew it first, and said it before me.

I would get frustrated with it normally, but I was happy.

 

「You’re a good woman」

「Preposterous」

「No, you’re a good woman」

 

I stared straight at Nana with a serious face.

 

「I’m counting on you」

 

And, said it again.

 

「Understood」

「Kakeru-san! Please let me join the rear guard too!」

 

Io said.

Gripping a fist, with expression with a firm resolution.

 

「Please let me also, be useful of Kakeru-san!」

「……it’s dangerous you know」

「Please!」

「You’re also a good woman huh」

 

After I said that, Io’s expression lightens.

And Io she stared at Nana who looked back at her, and they nodded at each other.

Their expressions tightened, they cheered themselves to the fight for tomorrow.

 

Really, the two of them are great women.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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19 comments on “Kujibiki Tokushou: Musou Hāremu ken – Chapter 59

  1. ftxnexus says:

    Talk about being competitive

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  2. Slikrapids says:

    Thanks for the chapter.

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  3. sfcipher says:

    Let the battle begin!! Or, should I said let the slaughter begin?! Hope we can read the next chapter soon…
    Thanks for the chapter.

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  4. thatguy572 says:

    Still curious about who would have the balls and resources to try and kidnap Hikari to blackmail him. A country? A powerful unseen organization that spans borders? Unclear, but it will be unlikely that we have seen the last of them.

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    • crywolf641 says:

      I think its 60% Country 40%Organization. But I doubt they Tried to Kidnap Hikari though, since if you where trying to kill Kakeru it should be when he is not in his own house which is guarded by a Knight, An Attendant of ancient Heroes, A Mage, A Ghost, and probably at the call of soldiers near the house since the Princesses do come to his house after all.

      Soo basicaly They found out that Hikaru was the Daughter of Kakeru and when he wasn’t looking they held her hostage to keep kakeru at bay, but idiots just steped on a dragons tail.

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      • thatguy572 says:

        No. Killing Kakeru is such a waste. He is basically a peerless force of destruction that can do whatever he wants since his power is of such a ridiculous scale. That being said, taking a hostage (his precious and only daughter at the moment) will allow them to direct him towards their goals, and keep him from going after them. But they botched it and their time is limited when he catches them trying something again

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      • crywolf641 says:

        Yhea but its a double edge sword kind of saying. Well he has althea there so it wont be easy to manipulate him. Hahaha

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      • xias1 says:

        Remember the 3 eubuchs being assassinated?
        The last one thought he is going to be saved and then replied something like “That isn’t what has been promised…”.
        So there is someone hidden or some secret organization out there powerful enough so that they can make deals with people leading whole countries and even have the resources to assassinate such people.

        That secret organization or hidden indiidual most likely was the one that sent those guys after Kakeru.
        After all Kakeru could destroy their influence by weeding out all the corrupt figures in countries he is affiliated with.

        Another possibility is that the secret organization is a criminal one and made a deal with the 3 eunuchs to kill Kakeru and then free them in exchange for protection granted by the country and some of power of the country after the eunuchs had taken back the leadership from Rica.

        But after the criminal organizations attempt on Kakeru had failed and he even broke that sealing device they instead decided to kill the eunuchs to keep those eunuchs from spilling any information to Kakeru.
        In other words after the attack on Kakeru had failed those Eunuchs were a risk to that secret organization

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      • crywolf641 says:

        Its obviously a criminal organization. Yhea great deduction though.

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    • halo1602 says:

      Maybe it was some nobles from the country that are jealous of Kakeru achievements. Like some stuck up assholes who think they control the country and dont allow some new guy to mess with it. You know, typical bad guys stuff

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    • goo21 says:

      “who would have the balls and resources”
      They only have the balls and resources temporarily. Soon they will lose both.

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  5. kenchan223 says:

    Damn, I want companions like them~

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  6. thanks for the chapter

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  7. Lann000 says:

    I too have a two good ‘companions’ their name’s are ‘righty and lefty’

    If you know what i mean
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  8. WillTell says:

    When did he become… Coming from japan, and the way he acted for some time, when did he become this. Every chapter it’s more obvious that he’s different now, but when and how that happened. I can’t say there was no transition, but it was very sudden. Was it the power, Eleanor, what? I have this feeling of incongruity.

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  9. Deal with it says:

    Oi oi!
    Wth… there’s a big ERROR in yer translation:
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    -CUT her off… CUT this CUT that…….
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    REALLY???????? 😡🖕🏻

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  10. Mesmerised says:

    Thanks for the chapter!

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