Month: March 2016

Overlord First Half Chapter 23: First Request Part 5

First Request Part 5

Translators: Frostfire10, Henet, and fba90130

 

 Night began to set in when they reached the streets.

 Magical light began to illuminate the main street, releasing their white radiance in the surroundings.  The composition of those walking in the mainstreet began to change. The number of young ladies and children began to dip while the number men who just completed their jobs began to increase. Sounds of merrymaking drifted out from the shops lining both sides of the street.

 Among the street was a luxurious coach pulled by four horses that moved past Momon and the others. There was still a coach moving towards the main gate at this hour. Many people were surprised by it. However, they soon forgot about the scene and continued towards their respective destinations.

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Overlord First Half Chapter 22: First Request Part 4

First Request Part 4

Translators: Frostfire10, fba90130 and Henet

 

 Humans and monsters alike shared a deep connection with the forest. On one hand the forest represented a place blessed with richness and on the other, a wild and dangerous place. Unlike in modern Japan where electrical lighting was common, light sources were highly valued in this world. In the dark places where the light of the world could not reach, the monsters reigned. In the dungeons, in the caves, at night and in the forests.          

 This was one of the reasons why monsters saw better in the dark. Humans fumbled blindly in the dark while monsters … not as much.

 If humans encountered monsters, combat was inevitable. As such one should understand just how dangerous it was to enter a place of darkness.   

Even in daylight, the trees of the forest blocked out the sun and created darkness in many places. Because of that it was more dangerous in the forest compared to the grasslands. In lightly wooded areas one was relatively safe, but in the primeval forests where the sunlight did not penetrate, it was a place of eternal darkness.   
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Overlord First Half Chapter 21: First Request Part 3

First Request Part 3

Translators: Frostfire10, Henet and fba90130

 

 Many people would think that travelling below 30 kilometres in one day is not a big deal. However would they understand if there was no road, having to monitor one’s surroundings, and on top of that, having to lug around a large weight, and having to prepare for a variety of situations.

 In addition one day’s movement was until 3 pm, depending on the situation, ending earlier was basic.

 One of the reasons was because time was needed to make camp.

 Amongst them, finding a location took the most time. Avoiding routes that animals would take, having a ground that would be fine during rain, and having protection against night attacks from nocturnal monsters. Due to this, finding a wide area to set up camp was an extremely troublesome job.

 Especially while in a plains where the difficulty level rose significantly.

 And so before the sun set, time was used to prepare the camp.

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Overlord First Half Chapter 20: First Request Part 2

First Request Part 2

Translators: Frostfire10, Henet and fba90130

 

 There was a difference in the atmosphere of the adventurers’ guild when Momon visited the guild yesterday. Inside were several well armed adventurers, a warrior in full plate mail armor, an archer with light armor, a priest in holy robes and on his hands was a staff with a holy sigil. The last person was a magic caster with his magician robes and staff.

 They were choosing their next potential job with the receptionist, and were discussing among themselves about the details of the job listed on the parchment. Their aura of vitality befitted the members of the adventurers guild.

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