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Chapter 2 That Time When I was Young

TL: Yuki

ED: Filip

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Two years have passed since I’ve met Rikka.

I have completely opened myself up to Rikka-chan, and right now our relationship is that of playmates and people around us don’t ask about anything if we were together playing.

Rikka-chan has a weak constitution by nature, and she spends most of her time holed up at home.

I wonder if there is a type of recovery magic that could cure her.

「Rikka-chan, are you alright?」

「Yep, I’ll be fine today.」

She always answers me with a smile, but there are times when her face actually turns blue.

I don’t really want her to push herself too much, so most of the time we are only studying language in her room.

Rikka-chan seemed to be interested in teaching me words and grammar. She’s also making sure to teach me slow and precise so I can understand it easily.

I’m desperately doing my best to remember what she was teaching me as to not disappoint her.

She is gentle and patient. I am thinking that she is only 5, but she totally doesn’t get bored if she is teaching me.

I am also really happy just listening to Rikka-chan’s voice, even if I don’t know the meaning. Also if our studies stopped, I don’t really know how I would properly learn.

That’s why I desperately try and learn as much as possible.

Well, thanks to that, my language has improved bit compared to before, when I could barely understand anything.

Talking was still a bit difficult because my pronunciation is not that right. But I can somehow make what I want to say go through.

One day, I found out that she really likes to read books, and Rikka-chan showed me a plain looking book that she has. It was only filled with a lot characters.

And also, all the contents look like they were hand written, probably because printing technology was not yet established.

Now that I think about it, this was the first time I’ve actually encountered written characters other than numbers. As a result, it was unreadable to me.

「Where, get this?」

「Well, it was given to me by father」

Then I remembered that I don’t have anything resembling a book at home. That is what came into my mind when she answered me.

Rikka-chan told me that her father was working in town. I wonder if books like these are sold in town. As expected, I won’t know not unless I go there.

「Do you want to remember these characters?」

「Na, uh, nope」

Rikka-chan asked me when I was deep in thought.

Currently I am already full with just listening to words, so learning characters is currently impossible.

「Is that so? That’s too bad」

When I declined the offer, Rikka-chan returned the book back at the shelf.

During the days when Rikka-chan is not feeling well, I try to familiarize myself with my body’s performance. I want to grasp this cheat like power that I possess.

What I have grasped so far is that I have enough strength to dent wood while only squeezing it lightly, speed so scary that when I ran at full speed I ended somewhere I didn’t know. And lastly, when I focused my sight and hearing, I could see distant locations and I could even hear flickering leaves or animal movements from far away.

「Body, I wonder if it’s tough」

Today I would like to practice controlling my strength and was worried that I might hurt someone because of it.

The place I am right now is a wide plain not far from the village. It is around 5 minute walking distance from the village. This far, the probability of meeting anyone from the village is almost zero.

Close to where I stand I placed a large rock which I will be using as punching bag today, to test just how strong I am. The rock is almost twice as big as myself so I can punch it as much as I want.

Probably, or maybe not, if I hit this rock with all my strength it might break. I want to find the perfect amount of force needed to punch this without breaking. For safety reasons.

「Ei~」

When I did a full swing, a dreadful sound echoed and the rock in front of me was shattered.

As for my hand, it didn’t hurt. It didn’t even turn red on the part that hit the rock.

「……it was more than I expected.」

I felt better about that more than I thought, so I started looking for my next target (Rock). I want to find something big enough to strike with my whole body.

And as a result of doing of several tests, my power can be compared to 『Physical Enhancement: EX』 if based on game skills. It somehow resembles that Black or White Girl somehow. [TL:Dunno the reference but the only one I know with black and white power girls would be “Kill la Kill”][ED: Please comment if you have any idea!]

Ridiculous toughness, extreme speed, kinetic vision and distant hearing were what I identified so far.

In my previous life, this type of power would be loved by boys whose main attractions were the action manga of a battle maniac protagonist, rather than the girls where lines like 《I’ll do my best!! 》and being all sparkly was the norm.

Well I also yearn to be an adventurer though.

I was thinking about how strong the people of this world would be like, but I can’t compare it to anyone at the moment.

I am still scared to try out fighting monsters, so I’ll try grasping my abilities some more before I try doing that.

Yes, there are monsters in this world. I learned of it when I was still grasping my powers. That was when I was shocked by my running speed. I caught sight of some beasts that I passed by when I was trying to find out just how long I could run at full power. The monster I encountered was green skinned, sharp shaped ears, a big mouth with jagged fangs, thin arms and a small body size. It’s the so called Goblin. I don’t if they called that in this world.

Anyway, when I encountered that creature, I was so scared that I ran even further without looking back. Well, I wasn’t able to grasp my strength at that time, but right now I know that my punch is strong enough to shatter big rocks in a single blow. [ED: One punch girl.]

I want to try fighting them again sometime, but I still don’t know if I’m strong enough. It won’t be funny if I challenged monsters and lost because I couldn’t grasp my strength.

「Ah right, there’s also Magic」

I pushed the thoughts of fighting monsters at the corners of my mind for the time being because I remembered about 『Magic』 which Rikka-chan taught me.

If there’s magic in this world, then I might be able to use it. Maybe it isn’t included but I do have cheat abilities!

I have never seen anyone use magic in the village, and Rikka-chan seems to only know about the conceptual part, so I still didn’t know if I have the aptitude for that.

「*Gununu」

Imagining the flow of magic in my hands, I tried gathering it in my arms. First is bringing mana, which is the source of magic power from inside the body, and then mix it further with the existing mana in the atmosphere.

What I imagined was a big explosion, burning the image strongly on my brain. A very easy to understand concept. Right, it’s the image of destruction.

「Now go!!」

I faced my hands forward and imagined unleashing the mana!

……

………

Nothing Happened.

「Come on! Go!!」

No matter how many times I tried the concept, nothing happened.

That’s funny…

『Is magic supposed to be something too intense for children!? Or maybe, I need to learn how to chant!?』

Don’t tell it’s a pattern like that?

I desperately attempted all possible ways to use magic, but all failed. As for the results, I’ve learned something. The magic power that I felt, was just a kind delusion.

In the first place, trying out magic without even knowing the concept on how to use it in this world is wrong.

The thing that Rikka-chan told me seemed the same theory used in the fantasies that I know of, so I was thinking it would be the same, but there might be some special conditions to use it.

The people in the village are also unable to use magic, and because of that magic studies will be put on hold.

Haaaaah… I sighed as I ran back to the village.

[ED: And here I thought that in this chapter we will learn why Toto came back home full of blood. When she mentioned the goblin I really thought she might crash into it at full speed.]

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Chapter 1 Somehow I got Reincarnated

TL: Yuki

ED: Filip

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I don’t understand why.

What I saw when I woke up, was an unfamiliar scenery, one that I have never seen before.

I looked around carefully trying to grasp the situation.

「——-」

「—————」

「———–」

I could hear something, but don’t understand what they mean. I might have been crippled and my ears have gone bad.

While I was thinking about something like that, my hands appeared in front of my sight.

It was a small hand, similar to that of a baby. No wonder it was hard for me to move.

(As I expected, this is…)

As I was checking out my hand movements, I felt that my view changed. It was because I was moved from one person to another. I could see man looking at me from above, having a complicated expression as he was doing that.

「A~e」

Who? I tried asking but my mouth wasn’t moving that well, it only sounded strange.

However, the man that was looking at me before only shows a slacked face then he looked somewhere else.

「——-」

I tried understanding what that man was saying, but I was attacked by sudden drowsiness and my consciousness flew away.

A few days have passed since that time and being a baby has finally sunk into me, by the way I was named Toto.

This situation is definitely what you would call 《Reincarnation》. I loved reading light novels n stuff and I also read something like this.

However, I didn’t expect that such things existed, nor me being the one to fall into such a situation.

At a later time, I finally understood that my father’s name was Enbray. He has wolf cut hair that was quite messy for a hairstyle with golden short hair, his blue eyes that were very cool, then his tall stature, and is an Ikemen. That is how I would describe him.

My mother’s name is Rihanna. Of course she also has the same characteristics, having golden hair arranged in a long fluffy hairstyle and blue eyes.

I guess I can expect promising prospects.

But I still can’t understand their words. It seems that I didn’t get any language cheat which is common in many light novels. This is quite tough.

A while has passed, I was now able to walk.

Actually it was able to do it at a much earlier time, but I knew that it would be strange to just suddenly know how to walk since it was a little too early.

At that time I only acted like I was able to stand crawl and as if trying to walk, but at the time when I actually learned it I felt a sense of accomplishment. It was quite difficult balancing my body that has small legs while supporting a large head, but you know, it was part of the act. I’m telling you, it was just an act. No doubt about that.

Also around that time I realized that I have a cheat ability.

The first thing that started it… It was that lantern.

I was curious about it, seeing something like that for the first time. But when I pulled it lightly it fell down. More like it crashed, the lantern crashed.

I certainly did find that weird, I mean the meager power of a child couldn’t make that fall nor make a sound from it falling as if it crashed with force. I was thinking that maybe it’s just some old lantern about to fall. It must have been that, old enough that just touching it it would fall off. Afterwards I noticed a wooden box nearby and got curious about it.

Wow, the wood was peeled of so easily.

Immediately after that, I was caught by my scary mother, but for my father who confirmed the damage only question marks floated above his head.

And another thing I confirmed, when I was checking my looks on a water surface, was the color of my eyes and hair that surprised me because they don’t give me any resemblance to my parents at all.

I have known that the color of my hair was black, but I didn’t realize that even the color of my eyes was not resembling my parents at all.

Normally, people would doubt that they might be having an affair, but the more I see them the more I’m convinced that it was not such a case. So the only thing I can link it to is my reincarnation.

Time passed and I was finally able to control my strength, so I can now freely roam around.

But even if I can properly handle myself now I’m still just a child so my movement is only limited within the house. I also checked out what father and mother were doing as I roam around. Well even if I did that, I won’t be able to understand it right away.

At some point doing those things, I learned that my name was Toto. My parents were farmers. They were plowing fields and harvesting vegetables. I also realized that the level of civilization in this area is quite low. They were trading their daily goods through barter and was not using any kind of currency.

Because I also found out that both my parents were practicing sword swings, I was thinking that this might be a fantasy world. Even if I reincarnated in my previous world earth, you won’t find normal farmers possessing swords.

By the way, most of the words that I have learned perfectly were 「Toto」, 「Good Morning」, and 「Good Night」.

Well, I was only able to learn what they commonly say to me. As for learning the language itself, it will still be a dream of another dream. I’m expecting to learn more in the future.

It was now around 3 years since I have reincarnated. I was now able to grasp numbers month and date as well. When I was thinking that it didn’t probably exist, there it was, an actual calendar in this world.

It was really hard for me to read numbers as usual, but once I realized how they were used it was much easier after that. I don’t know how to pronounce them properly though. Numbers were also from 0 to 9, months were from first month to twelfth month. The days were all the same making it 30 days a month. Only the weeks were different which were separated by 10 days each making it three weeks a month. Since the way of calculating months were almost the same as before, I familiarized easily.

One day, when Barbara-san who was our neighbor came to have tea with mom, I saw a little girl hidden behind her.

「Tote,——–」

I didn’t really understand what mother said.

When I tilted my head in confusion, the child behind Barbara-san took a glimpse of me then said in a small voice.

「Hello, ——-」

That’s something I understood, I got it ok.

「Hello…」

I returned the same words to the girl. Then the girl came out from behind Barbara-san probably because her wariness has faded for a bit.

Woah, she’s very cute.

Like everyone else, she also has blond hair and blue eyes. I guess this is the common trait of the people around here.

Her hair was and semi-long in length, she was also wearing a pale-colored dress which suits her really well.

「—–」

When Barbara-san said something to the girl, the girl twitched for a moment before saying something.

「Rikka…」

Rikka. It was a word that was included in what mother said a while ago.

I immediately analyzed all information and put it all together. For example, it would have been something like this.

『Tote, Rikka-chan』

『Hello —』

『Hora, your name is?』

『Rikka…』

It also properly aligns with this atmosphere, maybe. In other words, it is understandable that the cute girl in front of me is Rikka-chan.

「———」

Mom was telling her something. When I tilted my head, Mom only looked at me with a troubled expression and took my hand. We continued walking until we arrived in front of Rikka-chan, then they made us shake our small hands.

Although I knew the purpose of that gesture I still tilted my head, maybe it something like 『You can go and play with each other』.

「Rikka, Toto」

Anyway, I pointed at myself as I told her my name.

Rikka-chan smiled when she understood it then nodded.

「Toto-chan」

She looks like a doll. She’s really cute when I see her up close. I held her hand that was holding me. I feel really comfortable around her and was really happy. We went into the other room as to not get in the way of our parents conversations.

As the two of us entered the room, I offered Rikka to sit on the floor with me and she was now looking straight at me.

…What shall we do?

「—-?」

Rikka-chan seems to be asking for something and her gestures were really cute while doing so, but well, I just don’t understand it.

「—–?」

For a moment, Rikka-chan’s eyes shined brightly as she headed towards the object she was pointing for several times.

「—–」

She was saying something as she pointed towards the wooden sword leaning nearby. I was trying my best deciphering her words through her actions.

Then Rikka-chan pointed at the wooden box nearby, I tried understanding her intentions.

「———」

Hmmm? The words she used this time were different from what she used before. When I tried understanding what she’s doing once more, she said the same thing again.

She continued the same gestures as before of pointing at an object then says words.

And after a while, I finally understood her intentions.

「Ou-bu-ei-?」

I pointed at the wooden box imitating Rikka-chan’s words, Rikka-chan smiled and repeated the words again while pointing at the wooden box.

『What’s this?』

『It’s a wooden box』

I was thinking that the current conversation were proceeding this way. Rikka-chan was teaching me words. Or more than that, considering her age in this world, her ideas and methods for teaching are amazing. Isn’t she a genius?

And with things going that way, until the time she was called to return home, she continued teaching me words.

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Chapter 0 The Girl with Black Hair and Red Eyes

TL: Yuki

ED: Filip

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「This is, what on earth…」

There was a girl born that day in a small village that greatly confused her parents because of her appearance.

Black hair and bright red eyes, neither of which were characteristics she inherited from her parents.

Her Father Enbray, thought that something like this happening is just outright impossible.

First of all, her parent’s hair was gold, and eyes were blue, and that is the common characteristics of people living in this continent.

Not to mention that there were only few villagers living in that area, all the residents are familiar with each other. You can’t find anyone with black hair and red eyes or anything closer in hue among them.

Above everything else, his wife Rihanna is not a woman who would try having an affair.

「Oh my, now this is rare」

The midwife who lifts up the baby was looking at it with rounded eyes.

「Has something like this happened before even if rarely?」

When Enbray asked, the midwife shook her head and nodded a little.

「Yeah, I have heard of it, though I haven’t witnessed and also, this is the first time I birthed a child who didn’t even cry out」

Just like what the Midwife-san said. Akiko* didn’t show anything like raising a fuss and crying and was simply moving her red eyes as if checking out her surroundings. Enbray receives the baby while a bit anxious about her hair and eye color which is certainly different from theirs and her strange gesture of observing her surroundings.

…And that was, that girl’s… Toto’s first time awakening in that world.

The baby named Toto grew quickly.

Learning how to walk early, showing interest in various things, broke a good amount of things because of her not being used to her strength.

And now she is two year old. Toto often gazed at something.

Like gazing at her father Enbray when he was swinging his sword in the garden or watching her mother Rihanna harvesting crops on the fields.

However, as her parents noticed, it was not the wind that she was chasing with her eyes, and Rihanna tilted her head trying to figure out what it was that she was actually doing.

By the time her age reached three, her parents realized that their daughter was not normal. Her speed of learning words was really bad. Rihanna was uneasy when she found out that her neighbor, Barbara’s daughter was able to talk when she was just a year and a half old. However, no other abnormalities were found out other than just not being able to talk at that age. And when Enbray was asking people in the village as to what he should do, an effective solution couldn’t be obtained so they just continued watching over her.

Since that time, even though it was hard for Toto to learn words, she was still growing up spiritedly.

Barbara’s daughter who was the same age as her, Rikka, was interested in teaching Toto, and although she struggled it was now possible for her to speak various commonly used words.

「Okaa-san. Me Help?」

Toto asked Rihanna who was preparing for work on the fields.

「I will be fine for today, you can go play along with Rikka-chan」

「Alright」

Rihanna’s cheeks loosened seeing her daughter running down. It’s a good thing that she was now an energetic child, is what she thought at the corner of her mind, and thinking about Rikka’s troubles she shook her head a little.

Rikka was born with a weak body. But it isn’t really that bad that she has to stay in bed all day long. It’s only that she doesn’t have enough stamina to run all day unless it’s a really good day.

Even when they brought her to a doctor in the neighboring town where they went with a horse carriage, he only shook his head and told them that it was nothing he could cure because it her natural constitution.

There was a time when Tote never returned home when Rikka was not feeling well and couldn’t play with her.

However, when I asked her where she went, she never answered anything else beside saying 「Secret」.

One day when she was eight years old, Toto, whom they thought have gone out to play, returned bloody which surprised Embray and Rihanna. To be exact as how bad it was, it was on a level that it wouldn’t be a surprise if they fainted from shock.

「What happened? Are you ok!?」

They quickly ran towards Toto to check her out, but then they discovered that there weren’t any scratches at all on her. She was only having an awkward face.

「…I’m sorry」

She muttered.

「Sorry, but I want to understand. Can you tell me what exactly happened?」

Is what Enbray said. It seems that she was searching for the proper words to explain and was moving her mouth for a few times while looking down, then she apologized again because she just can’t find the right words to explain the situation.

「…I’m sorry」

Embray was groaning while crossing his arms thinking about what words she was looking for in order to explain this, which she couldn’t find.

「How about Rikka-chan? Is everyone in the village alright? 」

As Rihanna asked, she look straight into her eyes.

「It’s alright」

Rihanna and Enbray embraced her, and confused why they did that, a question mark popped out of her head.

It was impossible to think that Toto who the one harassing the livestock of the village. It’s also the same way with Rikka.

There have been reports of damage from wolves in the past few days, and thinking about this current situation where Toto ended up covered in blood yet not wounded, one conclusion can be made.

The damage those monsters did were not really that great. But it will still be a fuss if a monster appears near villages and it’s strange that the former adventurers didn’t even report about it.

「…I’m sorry」

Is what Toto replied. She seems to have been deep in thought.

「For the time being let’s settle it with this, I’ll ask around the village if there’s anyone who can explain the situation」

「Please take care of it. And as for Toto, you don’t really have to feel bad about it you know? Let’s first clean you up」

After that event, even if they asked anyone in the village, the mystery just furthermore deepened. The only thing they knew was that the day Rikka-chan was asleep 《Toto went somewhere alone》, is what everyone else said.

Six months after that, Toto spent her time quietly for a while… However, she returned to the time when she was just staring on empty space as if looking at something though there was nothing there.

As expected, something happened for her to end up like that when she returned home, is what Rihanna thought, but anything similar to that didn’t happen since then.

Toto is now nine years old. At this time, Enbray talked about going to the kingdom’s capital for a bit.

Toto got hooked on the topic, though she can’t properly speak, she asked Enbray about a lot of things.

When Toto fell asleep, Rihanna who had a history of disliking village life and attempted to run away from the village a long time ago laughed a bit, 「It feels like I’m looking back at my old self from that time」

「Why not try bringing her to the capital even if it’s only once?」

Rihanna asked, and Enbray also nodded.

「Well, I didn’t expect that she would be that interested about it」

「Is there something wrong?」

「No, it’s just, I was thinking as to what will happen to our fields」

When leaving the village heading towards the capital, a horse drawn carriage will be needed and it will take a good number of days to move from here to there and back. He also could not help with maintaining other carriages being used by the villagers for other things at those times. And so Enbray was groaning as he was thinking of a solution.

「If that’s what you’re worried about, it’s fine I stay behind」

Rihanna said so, but Enbray shook his head.

「No, if that’s the case wouldn’t is be much better if it’s you who goes? Your sword skills haven’t dulled yet right?」

「Ah, well…」

Rihanna smiled, remembering the times where she wielded a wooden sword and was secretly practicing in the old days.

Both Rihanna and Enbray were adventurers in the past, and both of them were skilled with swords. Rihanna was the stronger one if comparing the two of them, and even now her sword skills haven’t dulled yet.

「That is certainly good, now that I think about it, it’s about time for the kingdom’s festival, so you can have her look around」

「Alright, but it will probably be crowded. I just wish she wouldn’t be too surprised to see so many people……」

And around that time, it is close to her tenth birthday…

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