MBCEM Ch 4

No matter how anyone else looked at it, Talented Lady Zhang was in an extremely bad mood tonight. When she returned to Linhua Palace and sat in front of the mirror to remove her makeup, she said hatefully, “I wasn’t the one His Majesty was looking at tonight.” Her palace maid, Chun’e, hurriedly rushed to console her, “Talented Lady, don’t let your imagination run wild1. If it wasn’t you that His Majesty was looking at, could it be that he was looking at Beautiful Lady Li? Just look at how shabbily she dressed.” “It’s exactly her.”

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IBVIAAN Ch 62 — Yours

Although I was momentarily embarrassed, unable to find the right reply in the end, I still ended up continuing to look around the Demon King’s Palace. The messy situation was soon forgotten due to the amount of beautiful treasures that were hidden in every corner of the palace. It wasn’t until evening when it came up in my mind once again. Upon seeing the maids who came in to help me prepare for bed, I sent them out once again with a strange ‘uwah’ sound. I endured without changing out of my clothes since I thought I should have an…

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MBCEM Ch 3

this chapter is brought to you by mioas translator, proofreader and editor! For the first time, Yuwen Lan discovered that someone knew his secret. He looked up at the seemingly inconspicuous woman in the far corner. Just who was she? Not too long after, all the other imperial concubines soon discovered that the Emperor’s eyes seemed to be always only pointed in one direction. Following his line of sight, they looked down and saw that it was two women who were sitting at a table near the door of the hall. One was dressed plainly, as if she were a…

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IBVIAAN Ch 61 — You’re My Woman

Although it was rather embarrassing for me to say, honestly speaking, I seemed to have the wrong preconception in my head of what the demon realm would be like. I had imagined an almost stereotypical red land, a black palace, et cetera. But all such preconceptions flew away as soon as the light from the teleportation circle dissipated and the world unfolded before my very eyes. “Welcome to the Demon King’s Palace.” “Wow!” I held nothing but admiration now.  I was right about it being a vast expanse of land. But on the contrary, it wasn’t the gloominess or red…

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MBCEM Ch 2

Yuwen Lan walked into the hall and looked up, seeing something similar to an ocean of precious stones and pearls, the jewellery that was draped over these women’s heads and bodies almost dazzling him under the reflection of the hall’s light.  Noticing the fragrance of cosmetics in the air becoming stronger, he frowned slightly and said lowly, “All rise.” All the women complied, returning to their seat one after another, each and every one of them seemingly putting on their noblest bearing in their formal attires, yet they all still quietly cast their gazes toward him. “The hall seems to…

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IBVIAAN Ch 60 — Beautifully, Boldly, and Exactly Like You Would

Though I had thought it would turn out like this, but still… “You’ll basically be leaving your string that’s tying you to life with me; is that really alright with you? Even if I might suddenly change my mind and decide to kill you?” “Then I’ll just accept it.” Although my eyes were round, he smiled rather faintly. “If that happens, although the Duchy might be worried, at least I’ll be able to walk hand in hand with my younger sister on her final road.” “…” “I couldn’t even be by that child’s side and hold her hand as she…

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MBCEM Ch 1

The cold wind swirled in the courtyard and plucked away the last dead leaf from the old tung tree.  Ren Dong carried a food box, trotting away, and finally returned to the hall of Yongning Palace. Compared to the other palaces in the harem, this place was secluded and remote, and the furnishings in the hall were rather simple.  A charcoal bamboo basket made the room just barely warm.  Seeing her coming back, Yan Shu, who was warming herself by the charcoal basket, immediately asked, “What are we eating today?”

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IBVIAAN Ch 59 — Dying and Coming Back to Life

A stormy few days had passed since the proclamation ceremony had ended. The entire empire had been turned upside down by what had occurred that day, but the Great Temple, where it had all started, was still peaceful. “Wow, I can’t even file a claim to Lunar.” I clicked my tongue at the priests that were struggling to fill in the holes in the floor and the ceiling. “Isn’t it enough that they cooperated nicely with you on that day?” Lydia comforted me, telling me not to worry about the cost. A day after the full moon had passed, Lunar’s…

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IBVIAAN Ch 58 — The Cruellest Word in the World

“…Ara.” I could sense the complex emotions in Linden’s voice that was calling out my name. “Lecht. Could you wait here for a moment?” Lecht had a dissatisfied expression on his face at my request, but he nevertheless still quietly retreated without any hesitation. I took Linden to a nearby room where there were no people. Linden opened his mouth as soon as the door closed. “Why did you do that?” “…Did it make you feel bad?” “I told you not to do anything dangerous…!” “Linden.” I quietly cut off his words that were said in a choked voice. I…

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IBVIAAN Ch 57 — Those Who Touch My People

The fight was rather one-sided. Although Ziken’s knights were good, Alion’s knights were also second to none as well. Moreover, the knights that Ziken had brought had only been brought with the purpose of breaking Olivia out of prison, so they were far fewer in number compared to Alion’s knights, who had been gathered to guard the entire temple. Even I could still tell who had the upper hand despite not even knowing how to fight. “Linden, could you go and evacuate the nobles?” Although the fight was going to end soon anyways, I still took the opportunity to push…

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IBVIAAN Ch 56 — A Play My Daughter has Planned

“Your Highness, can we take a short break…?” “It must’ve been very tiring for you, right?” Ziken guided the horse with Olivia in his arms. “Haa, just how hard was it for you while you were in there?” He brushed his thumb over her chapped lips with a pained expression. “I want to go wash up in the stream, even just a bit.” “Alright, it’ll be safe for a while since we’ve already come this far.” Ziken let out a sigh as he turned back to look at the way they came from. He got off the horse first and…

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IBVIAAN Ch 55 — Do You Want It?

The morning dawned on the day of the proclamation ceremony. Since I was being proclaimed as the Saintess of Lunar, who was the god of night, my proclamation was scheduled to be held when the moon had risen into the sky at night. Thus, it was time to prepare for the event that would be held in the evening. I had nothing else to do after choosing which clothes I’d wear. Even if I tried to help with the preparations, the priests would aggressively stop me from doing anything by forcefully keeping me in my room. To be honest, I…

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SMCS Ch 21 — Just Why is it Like That?

Do things ever go well from the start? I think it’s natural for anyone to go through trial and error, whether it be big or small, when they try something they’ve never encountered before such as engaging in trade or running a business.  So the first thing to keep in mind in this sort of situation is that there’s no need to be frustrated, and the second would be that you need to sever the right thread to ensure it doesn’t trip you up before the business is actually ruined… ah, this isn’t working. Hmm.

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IBVIAAN Ch 54 — It’s Been a While, Daughter

In the end, I confessed everything to Alion. That I was someone who lived in a completely different place, but had died in an accident a few months ago, and that I had suddenly woken up in Meliara’s body. After that, I had tried to sever my ties with the Darchez family to survive, but then I had suddenly become a saintess and subsequently had to return. And then shockingly meeting Meliara in the temple, and even the reason why she had to leave this body. Naturally, the part where this was a novel was also excluded. It wasn’t a…

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IBVIAAN Ch 53 — That’s Why I Like You

“No, Ara, your skin is too bright so this colour won’t suit you.” “Anything looks good on Ara.” “That’s a given. I’m just choosing a colour that will look especially pretty from among them.” Linden and Lecht were bickering, yet sitting side by side as they continued to pick out my clothes. They were in the middle of choosing the clothes that I would wear to the proclamation ceremony of the saintess which would be held the day after tomorrow. Although I was perfectly capable of choosing it myself, they had come and done it for me.

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IBVIAAN Ch 52 — Anyone Who Opposes

Tanma paused at Ara’s words. “In any case, it should be fine since you’re the saintess, but… you might receive some backlash too.” “Because it’s also considered to be forceful?” “No. They should be used to obeying the strong.”  In other words, Ara was a ‘child of god’, so none of the demons would be able to go against her. The only position that could be compared to hers would be the demon king, who also used the power of god. “It’s just that since Miss has been with His Majesty the whole time, others may speculate that you acted…

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IBVIAAN Ch 51 — A Mess

I shook my head and drank my tea at the sight of Ziken dragging it out without being able to lower his head to us.  Upon the gradual reddening of the crown prince’s face, the emperor clicked his tongue as if he could read what he was thinking and said, “I’ve explained many times before that there’s a difference between maintaining your authority and inflating your own pride.” It was obvious why he was criticising the crown prince so openly in front of us. It was a request to pressure us by saying, ‘I know my son did something wrong…

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SMCS Ch 20 — Making Money is the Easiest in Rofan

The joy of finally selling 10,000 shares lasted even shorter than I expected. To be more precise, emotions that were greater than joy kept rushing into my mind. Late at night, when everyone had already fallen asleep. I sat alone in the bedroom and messed up my innocent hair once again. “What the hell, seriously!” No matter how much I mulled over it, the absurdity of it was endless. It wasn’t just selling 10,000 shares for the first time, but at the reward given, I was also very happy. Without even a sense of shame, I had answered loudly in…

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IBVIAAN Ch 50 — Self-Destruct

The emperor greeted us upon our arrival at the imperial palace. To tell the truth, I had actually already told him in advance last night that we’d be visiting him today. I also further explained how we would need to have a discussion on what was making the capital so chaotic recently.  If I looked at it from his perspective, there was no reason for him to refuse. Above all, he probably already knew that Lecht would be by my side too. So in the end, he’d still greet me, even if it was just out of mere curiosity. “Just…

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IBVIAAN Ch 49 — Trap

A mysterious rumour that began with the ‘disappearance’ of a messenger. “Did you hear about it? Apparently, the divine power of Solarism can’t normally cure infectious diseases like this one.” “Then what was Saintess Olivia doing during the day?” It started at a tavern that was located in a corner of the capital. The tavern was so small that only close acquaintances knew that it was owned by the Ezzarson Guild. “So… you’re saying that Saintess Olivia is a fake?”

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