SNB Toshiie ~ Awakening ~

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I was on standby with Hideyoshi-san at the main camp when news entered my ears about Toshiie-san having sustained a serious injury.

[YUZUKI]: “Toshiie-san……!”

[TOSHIIE]: “Ou, it’s you. Hehe, my bad, I made a mistake.”

[YUZUKI]: “I-It looks terrible, your arm is bleeding so much……! The healers should be coming soon but… I’ll go and make sure!”

[TOSHIIE]: “Ah, hey!…… What a worrywart.”

[YUZUKI]: “Toshiie-san, I’ve brought the heal–……”

[TOSHIIE]: “Whaddya mean– Hideyoshi!!”

My body instinctively stiffened at that gruff shout. Up ahead, Toshiie-san was glaring at Hideyoshi-san.

[YUZUKI]: (Eh……? W-What happened!?)

[HIDEYOSHI]: “Nothing more than exactly what I said. You are to remain on standby here.”

[TOSHIIE]: “And I’m saying I can’t understand that! I can still go on! Let me go to the battlefield!”

[YUZUKI]: (That’s…… He still wants to fight even when he’s wounded like that……)

[HIDEYOSHI]: “…… Maeda Toshiie, I command you to remain behind at the main camp. This is an order.”

[TOSHIIE]: “!!… DAMMIT!”

[YUZUKI]: “Ah……!”

When Toshiie-san left the place with a rough gait, I picked up the borrowed medical tools, and chased after him.

[YUZUKI]: “Toshiie-san……”

[TOSHIIE]: “…………”

[YUZUKI]: “Um…… let’s treat that wound, okay? At this rate, that injury which could heal won’t be healed.”

[TOSHIIE]: “…… Do whatever you want.”

[YUZUKI]: “Okay. Thank you very much.”

[YUZUKI]: (Looking at it again, it really is terrible…… Just how did he get such a wound……)

[TOSHIIE]: “…… I got caught in the enemy’s trap. I got taken in by a cheap challenge and acted like an idiot.”

[YUZUKI]: “Wha……”

[TOSHIIE]: “Haha, how stupid, huh. Even though I’d have known if I’d just thought on it a little, I got carried away and jumped in.”

[TOSHIIE]: “This is the result. Pathetic…… I’m a fucking idiot who’s smeared mud over the Toyotomi name!”

[YUZUKI]: “I-I understand your feelings, but please calm down! Your hand is bleeding now…… and your arm injury is opening again……!”

[TOSHIIE]: “WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT ME!”

[YUZUKI]: “…… !”

[TOSHIIE]: “I’m here to fight at the risk of my life! And yet, I can’t even do that with this one injury!”

[TOSHIIE]: “You don’t understand how frustrating and pathetic that is!”

[YUZUKI]: “T-That’s……”

[TOSHIIE]: “Shit! If only…… if only this injury was healed, then I could return to the battle again……!”

[YUZUKI]: (Healing that injury…… ah, I know! If he drinks my blood……!)

[YUZUKI]: “Um, in that case, my– kyah!”

[TOSHIIE]: “That’s right…… if I drink your blood, this would be solved immediately, right?”

His eyes, which were blurred strongly with hunger and anger, reflected me and my confusion at having suddenly been pulled close.

[TOSHIIE]: “You know what you should be doing isn’t bandaging my wound!”

[TOSHIIE]: “–Right now, give me your blood.”

His fangs sank into the base of my neck with all his strength and no restraint.

[YUZUKI]: “To, Toshie-sa, it hurts……!”

[TOSHIIE]: “Haa…… shut up and let me drink.”

He was sucking my blood forcibly, without an ounce of consideration for me. The sound of his throat swallowing was horribly cold.

[YUZUKI]: (No…… I don’t stay beside Toshiie-san to be treated like this……!)

[TOSHIIE]: “–Am I scary?”

[YUZUKI]: “Huh……?”

[TOSHIIE]: “In the end I took out my anger on you and sucked your blood in this violent way…… Am I terrifying?”

[YUZUKI]: (Toshiie-san is trembling……?)

[YUZUKI]: “…… No, you’re not scary.”

[TOSHIIE]: “You really aren’t fed up with me?”

[YUZUKI]: “Yes. Um…… it hurt a little but…… I won’t hate Toshiie-san for something like this.”

[TOSHIIE]: “Thanks…… and I’m sorry.”

[TOSHIIE]: “I should know that you’re the only one who accepts me like this……”

[TOSHIIE]: “Forgive me for being a poor excuse.”

[YUZUKI]: “Haha, of course.”

[YUZUKI]: “…… Um, how’s your injury? If you still need my blood, then……”

[TOSHIIE]: “Ah, that’s right…… can I have a bit more?”

[YUZUKI]: “Okay, sure…… ngh.”

Toshiie-san’s tongue traced the blood that had bled out from his previous actions, as if he was gently tending to it.

[TOSHIIE]: “Haa…… just as I thought, your blood is sweet……”

[TOSHIIE]: “Thanks. I’ll definitely return after distinguishing myself in battle, so wait for me.”

11 thoughts on “SNB Toshiie ~ Awakening ~

    waterinegirl said:
    April 15, 2018 at 04:49

    [TOSHIIE]: “–Am I scary?”
    [TOSHIIE]: “I should know that you’re the only one who accepts me like this……”
    [TOSHIIE]: “Thanks. I’ll definitely return after distinguishing myself in battle, so wait for me.”

    didnt expect he started form being scary then ends up being sweet

      Ilinox responded:
      April 15, 2018 at 11:50

      I didn’t like him at first because of this awakening but now I can see that he really does turn cute at the end, compared to people like… Kanetsugu and Takakage… LOL. Toshiie is just a huge puppy.

    1_chan said:
    September 5, 2017 at 08:26

    Ah…I can’t help but feel that situation was kinda scary ;; 7 ;; )) His cg is awesome tho. It’s very dynamic lol. Thanks for the chapter!

      Ilinox responded:
      September 6, 2017 at 14:51

      ;w; ngl after reading this scenario I really really disliked Toshiie because 1) what the hell how dare you yell at the heroine about not understanding war and 2) how could you be so violent!! I still don’t really forgive him for this but after re-reading the beginning to translate again he’s kinda… grown on me a bit. He’s a really cheery dude but just a little *vague hand gestures* about battling and getting honor.

      Agreed on the CG though!! It’s really unique looking compared to the ones we’ve seen right now.

    runalhearts said:
    September 5, 2017 at 05:37

    I love his CG, like how his eyes are glowing, hehe. I want to hug Toshiie right now, uwah~

      Ilinox responded:
      September 6, 2017 at 14:51

      Great CG but scary scenario T__T I’m torn between wanting to sympathize with how he gets meaning from being in battle and wanting to be of use to Hideyoshi but also like “how dare you treat the heroine like that when it was your own fault wth!!” wah.

        runalhearts said:
        September 6, 2017 at 20:35

        Agreed there, though I think to be honest his mindset generally is kind of hard to wrap our heads around and empathize with, considering we have not been in the Warring era, so we would definitely think differently, so on that aspect it may be a bit difficult to relate to Toshiie.

        But then he apologized, he even was gentle to her in the end. I don’t think he’s really a bad person. To me, it actually seems like he was blaming himself so much that he ended up impulsively putting the blame on someone else (the protagonist), possibly subconsciously desperate to share it with someone despite his words. That’s mainly why I said I wanted to hug him, haha. I really liked this story though, it’s definitely different from the others in more ways than one, you know. Variety should be embraced (I can and do appreciate a story like this every once in awhile; it can really spice things up, hehe~) whenever possible.

        All is good at the end of the day though, he’s generally a pretty cheery and casual yet not necessarily simple character. (: My guess is that mixed emotions would go away as time goes on – maybe his other little interaction scenarios, his other moments in the main story, and/or card stories may heal that up a bit. This story didn’t really affect my views on him at all, haha, I still liked him 100% (I hope that’s not weird, haha). I have to admit at first I was only okay on him but as I saw more of him, he too just grew on me. Sengoku Night Blood seems to have those types of characters where although they’re not in your typical favorite trope, they eventually just grow on you anyways, somewhere along the main story, interactions or card stories. XD

        Ilinox responded:
        September 9, 2017 at 01:01

        True, true! IIRC around this time (especially since everyone is a sword user) there’s probably a lot of sentiment about bushido and all that (although looking at time periods, apparently the term bushido was first used in the 17th century which is around the end of the sengoku period, oops) and so there’d be this code about honor and not retreating, etc.

        STILL! Hideyoshi, his commanding officer, told him to stay back!! >:( I do ultimately forgive him since, like you said, he apologized but misplaced anger and frustration is a big no no! You bring up a really good point about how much he must have been blaming himself though kfjhkfghj. I’m in 10000% agreement with how variety is good though and I’m glad we actually got to see more of the wild side from these vampires. Everyone else in Toyotomi is just kinda chill and sweet about it (Kanbee being the sweetest–).

        Ahaha, you’re right, he does have some really cute interactions and some nice card stories! I actually was surprised to find out that he came from a very poor background so he’s actually pretty frugal and good with money, and sometimes helps Mitsunari out with the accounting for Toyotomi funds. (Oh man, I have no qualifications to judge anyone on who they like when my predominant biases in any kind of media are the villain boys–). SO TRUE ABOUT THAT LAST POINT IN SENGOKU NIGHT BLOOD!! I started the entire game mostly for Kojuurou in Date because he had one of my favorite voice actors, and was partial to Hideyoshi because I heard of what a playful flirt he was. AND THEN… SOMEWHERE ALONG THE WAY… I just fell in love with all the leaders LOL and most of their vassals too. Everyone has their unique quirks that you can’t help but get pulled into and now they all feel like old friends hsfgh.

        runalhearts said:
        September 9, 2017 at 16:43

        Yup! I myself can’t really relate but I would imagine that it would be a genuine pain for him to retreat, even though I myself would run out right away if I found out my life was in the most slightest of danger, LOL.

        Agreed though, it was definitely misplaced, and he did put out his anger on a normal human girl no less. Though in the end you can’t help but forgive him. X’3

        Ohh, are you planning to post translations of those someday, if I am to assume right? I didn’t know that… that’s actually really surprising since I always made him out to be the type that just went to battlefield and cut down anything and everything, haha! Mitsunari and Maeda working together though? Somehow, I find that hard to believe, or maybe I just didn’t see enough of Maeda yet. X’3 And yes! I mentioned this to you, but I loved Shigezane and Sasuke when I first heard their voices and read their overviews.

        But then, in some way they just all grew on me, even if they were people I normally wouldn’t like. You fall in love even the most annoying ones in the end with Sengoku Night Blood, haha! That surely doesn’t happen everyday, LOL. Oh, I didn’t know your favorite at first impressions was Kojuurou (… in fact I think I would’ve guessed otherwise X’D), though after seeing that Ciel seems to be your favorite from Dear Vocalist, I can see why you would like Kojuurou too, maybe! They seem to have similar personalities, more mature or calm types. XD Though I can’t say I dislike Kojuurou, on the contrary I actually love him~ even though I was never the type for mature types (as you can clearly tell, haha!).

        Ilinox responded:
        September 9, 2017 at 21:26

        I would love to one day!! My main goal right now is to catch up to the main stories, since everyone can access those easiest. Then I’ll start picking cards I really liked and try to compile more interactions. Knowing me though, I’ll probably give in one day and sneakily translate cards in between chapters because some of them are just hilarious.

        I can’t exactly remember which card it was (I think it was one with Mitsunari where he was stressed about their budget LOL) but Toshiie definitely has an interaction where he does mental math in his head to calculate the price of an item and the change you’ll get, which is… like you said, really surprising because you’d have never guessed from his image and personality.

        *SWEATS NERVOUSLY* It’s totally a coincidence that Ciel and Kojuurou are both seen as brotherly characters because they’re mature and calm!! JUST A COINCIDENCE! Haha, yeah, I tend to either go for the mature and older characters, the sneaky ones, or those who smile to hide a darker side.

        I’m going to be really interested now if you end up with more favorites after getting to know them better in the main story and other stories :’D I know I was lukewarm towards Kenshin at the beginning because while I like the noble and gallant people he was just so *vague hand gestures* knightly? and I was being really tsun about Toriumi’s voice since he’s EVERYWHERE. But then oh god… I fell so hard for him. Even still to this day I don’t know why the heroine thought he was cold in Uesugi Ch0 because you can tell that he’s just really polite and awkward in a “I’m going to act extremely properly now”. (I also felt absolutely nothing for Takeda but their entire army ended up being adorable. The nicest army ever and the place I’d choose to be if it weren’t for the looming tragedy of Shingen…)

        runalhearts said:
        September 10, 2017 at 11:29

        Yeah, that’s definitely understandable! I love some good hilarity, maybe you could sneak in one after one of those “darker” parts from the main story, that would definitely lighten some things up for a while; it would be a nice break, you know? X3 I heard some were legit really funny though, I look forward to them~

        Ahaha! That’s honestly funny to imagine, Toshiie doing mental math. LOL. I’m sorry, Toshiie! Though, if I knew from the start of being born in a poor state then I probably would just be like, “oh, okay.”

        Yup, -totally- a coincidence. ( ・∀・) Yes! I finally know your type, so that makes us even I guess, hehe. I love the mature types too but sometimes they are just a bit too boring. For Senbura, though, nooope, LOL. X’D Hmm, I love the playful and rambunctious types but I feel like I can relate most to… Naitou Masatoyo, believe it or not. (*/▽\*)

        I don’t know if I like Kenshin right now, but based on the other stories I’d say there’s a very high chance I’m gonna be head over heels for Kenshin. XD I’m sure you’re going to see me be like, “Everyone’s my favorite!” by the time all the main stories are translated. Even the way you described Kenshin makes me like him more, haha! XD Yes, I also happen to have a little spot in my heart for those quiet and awkward/polite characters, shh. (´ ∀ ` *) From Takeda army… my first impression favorites were Naitou Masatoyo and Masakage Yamagata, hehe. X’3 But I have a feeling that, like you said, I’ll just end up falling in love with all of them in the end too like just about every other character I’ve encountered so far, LOL!
        ☆ ~(‘▽^人)

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