SNB Takeda ~ Chapter 10.5 ~

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Chapter 10: All Worldly Things are Transitory

Several days after entering into an alliance with the Uesugi army, Shingen, who returned to the castle, seemed to be deep in thought about something.

While everyone tried to guess at his inmost thoughts, the words spoken from Shingen’s mouth had a premonition of further war…

Chapter 10.5

After I came back from the teahouse, I sat alone on the veranda and looked at the satchet I was given by Shingen-san in the cave when we were chased by yakuma.

[YUZUKI]: (It doesn’t smell much anymore.)

Even though it had a nice smell just from sitting in the palm of my hand when I received it from Shingen-san, now there was no smell even when I brought my nose close.

[YUZUKI]: (That shows just how many days have passed since I came to Shinga, huh.)

[YUZUKI]: (… I wonder what everyone’s doing right now.)

The faces of my family and friends floated across my mind. I was sure they were worried about my disappearance.

The moment my heart hurt with sadness, remembering my old world, I heard a bright voice from behind.

[SHINGEN]: “Oh, what, you still have that?”

[YUZUKI]: “…! Shingen-san…!”

Shingen-san tilted his head at my surprise from being called out to suddenly.

[SHINGEN]: “Why are you so surprised? You’re the one who called me here.”

[YUZUKI]: “Ah… right. Um, I’m sorry when you’re so busy with things.”

[SHINGEN]: “Nah, it’s fine, since I’ve settled things up to a point. Besides, I happened to want to talk to you too.”

[YUZUKI]: “Shingen-san, you too?”

[SHINGEN]: “Yeah… Here, this is for you.”

Saying that, what Shingen-san held out was a cute satchet.

[YUZUKI]: “Huh… this is…”

[SHINGEN]: “It was a long time ago when I made that satchet, so there’s no smell anymore, right? That’s why I went to buy a new one.”

[YUZUKI]: “……”

[SHINGEN]: “… Could it be that you don’t want it?”

Shingen-san showed a sad expression when I didn’t take it and just stared at the held out satchet.

[YUZUKI]: “T-that’s not it! Um…”

I hurriedly shook my head and took out a satchet with a calm color.

[SHINGEN]: “That’s…”

[YUZUKI]: “Actually, today I bought a satchet in the castle town too. I was thinking it’d be thanks for how you saved me in battle the other day.”

[YUZUKI]: (I bought one that’s easy to wear and after asking Masanobu-san and Masatoyo-san for Shingen-san’s favorite scent, but…)

Still, I was a little worried over whether he would like it or not.

[SHINGEN]: “……”

Shingen-san looked at the satchet I presented with round eyes.

[YUZUKI]: (Does he not want it? Maybe it would have been better if I got something else…)

The moment I thought that Shingen-san gave a loud laugh.

[SHINGEN]: “Hahah! Isn’t it nice to have thought of the same thing.”

[SHINGEN]: “Then, let’s exchange.”

[YUZUKI]: “Ah, yes…!”

[YUZUKI]: (I’m glad he’s accepting it happily. But, for some reason, I’m a little embarrassed.)

To try and calm my restless feelings at the embarrassment of having exchanged satchets, I sniffed the satchet I received.

[YUZUKI]: “Ah… this is the same smell as the one I bought.”

Although the bag itself was different, the smell was certainly the same as the one I bought for Shingen-san.

At my words Shingen-san also brought his nose to his satchet.

[SHINGEN]: “Looks like it.”

Shingen-san smiled gently without warning and my heart skipped a beat.

[YUZUKI]: (I was sure he’d laugh it off like he did earlier…)

[SHINGEN]: “Hm? What’s wrong?”

[YUZUKI]: “N-nothing…! Erm…”

I couldn’t speak honestly and just when I was wondering how to gloss over this moment the fragrance from the satchet tickled my nose.

[YUZUKI]: (What a nice smell… I understand why Shingen-san likes it.)

Feeling my nervous body relax, my mouth naturally smiled.

[YUZUKI]: “This satchet has a really nice smell, doesn’t it. I love it.”

[SHINGEN]: “……”

[SHINGEN]: “… Jeez, don’t make that kind of face in front of the others.”

Shingen-san mumbled something quietly as he averted his eyes from me and scratched his cheek.

[YUZUKI]: (Is it my imagination or is Shingen-san’s face a little red…?)

[SHINGEN]: “… Well, if you like it I’m glad then. You can forget your worries if it’s a smell you like.”

Shingen-san cleared his throat and then looked at me with serious eyes.

[SHINGEN]: “We’re going to head to Mouri territory from here. I can’t say that place will definitely be safe. But…”

[SHINGEN]: “Whatever happens, I’ll be sure to protect you. So, don’t worry.”

[YUZUKI]: (He noticed that I was worried about going to Mouri’s territory…)

And to try and put me at ease, even just a little, he bought the satchet.

[YUZUKI]: “… Thank you, Shingen-san. I’ll cherish this satchet.”

[SHINGEN]: “Good… I need to thank you too. I’ll treasure this.”

[YUZUKI]: (… A lot of things happened today, huh.)

I was given training by Nobuharu-san and Masakage-kun.

I was surprised about Mouri and meeting Himemiko-sama, and then I was happy at being invited to tea with Masanobu-san and Masatoyo-san.

Then I was given a satchet by Shingen-san.

[YUZUKI]: (Like I thought, I want to be useful to Shingen-san and the others.)

Not as thanks for being in their care. I strongly thought about how I simply wanted to do something for everyone.

[YUZUKI]: (What I’m able to do is just a few things, but I think there’s things only I can do.)

[YUZUKI]: (I’m going to use my blood, the power to make the sacred treasures react, and everything for everyone’s sake.)

If I did that then surely a peaceful Shinga which Himemiko-sama wished for would be returned—

10 thoughts on “SNB Takeda ~ Chapter 10.5 ~

    yukihime03 said:
    November 15, 2018 at 22:50

    Gosh, these married couple. Please have mercy on us singles.

      Ilinox responded:
      November 17, 2018 at 10:01

      Matching scent satchets :’)).

    HikaruSora said:
    November 15, 2018 at 05:45

    Please I can’t stop thinking that both of them are married couple, even they give a same scent to each others. Maybe this is the true reason that I really love Takeda’s people ^^

    Out of topic. Hmm… Just opened the Sanada newest story, and wow… Yukimura was shouting. This is the first time I hear him shouting like that in SNB series (put aside Yamashita’s role in another series)

    Thank you for your hard works…

      Ilinox responded:
      November 15, 2018 at 10:35

      I love how they’re pushing for Shingen x Heroine SO hard, haha, no one else gets an exchange protection gift like this!! And same scent too!!

    Merilyn K Wah said:
    November 15, 2018 at 03:02

    I thought that Shingen was specialized in making sachets. Why would he need to buy if he could make it? I guess there’s no free time to make one if war is coming.

      Ilinox responded:
      November 15, 2018 at 10:33

      Haha, yeah, I wondered about that too since they mention he likes making them but this time he just went out and bought one /o\. But they really did say he went out and bought one so I guess he just didn’t have time! It’s the thought that counts, right? |D

    Reggie said:
    November 15, 2018 at 02:40

    I just realize now that they take turns on spending time with Yuzuki but different from Sanada and Date which is they take turns one by one ( I’m not sure if I describe it well in english hehehe 😅). I can’t remember well in Oda and Toyotomi but all I can remember in Oda is the spotlights is on Mitsuhide 😅

      Ilinox responded:
      November 15, 2018 at 10:35

      I think every route tries to give everyone some one-on-one time but Sanada and Takeda have more group interactions, for sure /o\. I guess they’re all just too lively, haha, and Sanada has that strong family theme going on.

    waterinegirl said:
    November 15, 2018 at 00:23

    satchet <<< when you and you're husbando are thinking the same thing.

    [YUZUKI]: (I was sure he’d laugh it off like he did earlier…)
    [SHINGEN]: “… Jeez, don’t make that kind of face in front of the others.”
    [YUZUKI]: (Is it my imagination or is Shingen-san’s face a little red…?)
    [YUZUKI]: “… Thank you, Shingen-san. I’ll cherish this satchet.”
    [SHINGEN]: “Good… I need to thank you too. I’ll treasure this.”

    i like the romantic moments yuzuki and shingen have.

      Ilinox responded:
      November 15, 2018 at 10:34

      They are soooooooooooooo much of a married couple and the story pushes that so hard LOL. Satchet + they both bought the same scent.

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