Chapter 186 – Terrible Interests

Translator: Makisima from wangmamaread

Proofreader: Hieu

It was daybreak so we went back to the camp and took a nap. It soon reached breakfast time. The morning wind blew piercingly, sending a chill of the snow directly to the spine. I was adding firewood to the campfire.

“Patipati” – The campfire burned quietly.

“Kotokoto” – The soup in the pot was boiling.

A delicious smell filled the air.

Violet-san’s finger doodled on the snow.

I was in charge of overlooking the soup in the pot so it doesn’t get overcooked. As I stretched out, Violet-san’s finger tugged at my pants.

“What is it?”

Tug tug.

Violet-san pointed  to the graffiti on the snow.

“Hmm?”

I had thought it was a graffiti, but it turned out to be characters. Violet-san’s finger wriggled beside the characters as if saying “read it, read it.”

“Emm…”

I looked at all the characters and nodded knowingly. They seemed to be ancient characters.

“I see…”

I did not understand the characters, but still…

“I get it.”

She must be talking about her other body parts. After all, Violet-san had done her best to communicate with me using body language last night, so I could understand what she meant.

She pointed to the direction of Oriana Kingdom’s capital indicating that we just needed to go there. Violet-san gave it her best to write so much for me, and I did appreciate her kindness, so I nodded with a smile. Violet-san’s finger bent indicating she was pleased with my understanding. Her finger then rolled over the snow to erase the characters she wrote down one by one. Actually, it won’t matter if she didn’t erase them since no one could read those characters.

Just then, the soup in the pot overflowed.

“Ah, no.”

I quickly took the pot off the fire. After confirming that the food inside was not overcooked, I gave the soup a slow stir. There were only shaved vegetables and taros in the soup, and salt was the only seasoning. This was a bare minimum method of cooking that showed the original taste of the ingredients.

Well, honestly, it didn’t matter how it tasted though.

“The protein is not enough…”

Violet-san, who stopped rolling over the snow, climbed onto my knee. Her finger was freezing cold. I held the finger and took it near the campfire. Violet-san seemed very comfortable as she got warmed.

“Precious protein…”

Violet-san stopped moving for a split second.

“If I eat your meat until only bones are left, can you regenerate?”

“Purupuru” – Violet-san trembled.

“If you can, don’t we have unlimited meat to eat?”

“Batabata” – Violet-san struggled.

“I won’t eat you. After all, I feel like I will have diarrhea if I eat you.”

Actually I just thought about what a cooked finger would look like.

“Cold finger get warmed.”

I let go of Violet-san.

Violet-san hit my hand violently and returned to lying on my knees.

“I’ve asked Epsilon to find meat. Don’t worry.”

Epsilon should take a rabbit back. At times like these, Delta would solve our problems easily. She would definitely bring the prey back in the shortest time. I tried to think about what Delta would do if she were here.

When I thought that she took a dragon back with a big smile on her face, I stopped my imagination forcefully.

“Well, forget it.”

Just when I was muttering to myself.

“Sid-onii-sama, I hunted a rabbit.”

Epsilon, dressed as a young soldier, came back. She held a white hare in her hand.

I heaved a sigh of relief.

“Epsilon, it’s great that you come with me, really.”

“Thank… thank you very much?”

Although Epsilon nearly cut her hand with the cleaver, she still processed the rabbit quickly and neatly. Then she put the meat into the pot. While we were waiting for the meat to boil, the three Ojisans came over.

“Yo, did you have a good sleep last night?”

“It looks like it will boil right away.”

“Hey, what’s that finger?”

One of the Ojisans noticed Violet-san leisurely lying on my knees.

The Ojisan’s gaze on me became subtle.

“Eh, the finger of enemy soldiers?”

“It’s disgusting.”

“Remember to throw it away before it rots.”

Ojisan patted me on the shoulder.

I could feel Violet-san’s mana rising.

Chapter 185 - If He Was Born Before A Thousand Years Ago
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Makisima is the translator of To Be a Power in the Shadows!. She likes Japan and Japanese novels. She is shy but you can talk all about Japanese novels with her.

34 Comments

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Raizors Posted on12:36 am - Nov 21, 2019

“When I thought that she took a dragon back with a big smile on her face, I stopped my imagination forcefully.”

Yep, I stop thinking too… I have a feeling that it will become a real thing someday…

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AceMin Posted on2:35 pm - Aug 10, 2019

Violet likes Sid lap

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Gama Posted on9:04 pm - Jul 25, 2019

thank you have translate this chapter. waiting next it.

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Gama Posted on9:03 pm - Jul 25, 2019

thank you have translate this chapter. Please, continoue for next it.

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k~ Posted on10:46 pm - Jul 21, 2019

Now he only need to collect a hand and he will get an automatic handjo… *User has been banned*

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Nayfa Posted on7:38 pm - Jun 22, 2019

Thank you for chapter 😍😍😍😍

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Alex Posted on4:40 pm - Jun 22, 2019

Go go! Makisima-sama

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Drama Posted on1:08 pm - Jun 22, 2019

Thanks for more chapters ..

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Onion ninja Posted on6:09 am - Jun 22, 2019

Thanks for the chapter…

And to complete above scenario we need epsilon feedsback on current situation…

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DrV Posted on4:44 am - Jun 22, 2019

Thanks for translate.

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Kurumi69 Posted on2:07 am - Jun 22, 2019

Thanks for the chapter! Im a bit confused. Who are Freya, Aurora and Violet and what do they have to do with the Diabolos Cult?

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    Captain flies away Posted on5:55 am - Jun 22, 2019

    Alright so far that’s what i’ve surmised:
    1- Aurora is a powerful person from ancient times, a witch, that was madd into Diabolos by unknown reasons which made her lose her mind and almost destroy everything.
    2- A few heroes, Freya among them, defeated Diabolos but, unable to destroy it they dismembered and sealed its different parts lockingits powers and bringing peace, nonetheless becoming corrupted in the process.
    3- Ever since their descendants have a chance to have their mana go berserk and becoming “possessed” by Diabolos, or so the church has made everybody think.
    4- Lastly, Violet is the name by which our MC knows Aurora and he’s called her as such ever since defeating her “echo”.

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    Chin Chin Posted on8:24 pm - Jun 22, 2019

    no one knows !, the mc always act like he know everything , but all he’s says become true!

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GigadethGD Posted on10:07 pm - Jun 21, 2019

What would Claire say when she knows her brother got stuck in a war ?

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rickhy Posted on8:46 pm - Jun 21, 2019

He got cute little mascot now

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mbombok Posted on7:31 pm - Jun 21, 2019

Thanks for the chapter

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Busker Posted on6:16 pm - Jun 21, 2019

I bet violet wrote something really important and sid will still unknowingly fulfil what she wrote.

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    Weaboo assassin Posted on10:09 pm - Jul 3, 2019

    Absolutely right. HAHAHA

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Paps Posted on4:32 pm - Jun 21, 2019

Thanks for the chapter.

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Askun Posted on1:53 pm - Jun 21, 2019

Just… how , he live so smothly and Peacefully while his surrounding have such a amazing event. And mor on that.. he as the main culprit or has important role from that event.

there must be a god scenario in here.

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HONEYBEE Posted on12:22 pm - Jun 21, 2019

SidXFinger ship confirmed?

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    Blackcoffe Posted on6:21 pm - Jun 21, 2019

    Confirmed, captain!

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deras Posted on12:14 pm - Jun 21, 2019

That’s one hella expressive finger. Thanks for the chapter

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EvsA Posted on11:55 am - Jun 21, 2019

It should have been a horrific scene… but damn that’s cute.

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heavenjudgement2 Posted on11:53 am - Jun 21, 2019

I LOL when the romcom turns into cannibalization!

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Allen Reynaldi Posted on11:10 am - Jun 21, 2019

Thanks for the chapter, Makisima-san!

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Renaxan Posted on11:00 am - Jun 21, 2019

Last boss little finger cannot be this cute.

Thanks for the chapter

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A55mh Posted on10:51 am - Jun 21, 2019

Hmm, it become slice of life. A surreal one of course. Ty vm

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dark delusion Posted on10:48 am - Jun 21, 2019

How can a finger be cute.
Hooowwwwwww?

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    Kai Posted on11:39 am - Jun 21, 2019

    When they are Japanizing Beamed…

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    Ultimate boredom Posted on9:17 pm - Jun 21, 2019

    There’s even a cute cockroach let alone a finger

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      Makisma fan in disguise Posted on6:06 am - Jun 22, 2019

      Haha true but i enjoyed that manga

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        Dont Rape The Little Finger! Posted on8:28 pm - Jun 22, 2019

        yea but the manga really take a long time to update

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    KoPLeader Posted on11:49 am - Jun 22, 2019

    Ask Yoshikage Kira.