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*page1|
...[np]
;;……。[np]

*page2|
......[np]
;;…………。[np]

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*page3|
The 26th of December.[np]
;;十二月二十六日。[np]

*page4|
The match that would decide Kanon's future as an athlete was about to begin.[np]
;;花音のスケート選手としての命運をかけた試合が開始される。[np]

*page5|
She didn't come home until early in the morning.[np]
;;その朝、早くに、花音が帰ってきた。[np]


@chr c=kanon_b_sic_01_b
*page6|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7829]“I'm back, Nii-san.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7829]“ただいま、兄さん”[np]

*page7|
When she did, she bore a somewhat grand expression.[np]
;;どこか、晴れがましい顔をしていた。[np]


@chr c=kanon_b_sic_04_b
*page8|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7830]“Sorry about yesterday.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7830]“きのうは、迷惑かけたね”[np]

*page9|
I don't know what happened, but she seemed to be lively enough.[np]
;;理由はわからない。[np]

*page10|
[nm t="京介"]“Don't worry about it, I'm used to dealing with cops... you know me, always up to no good.”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“警察の相手は慣れてる……悪いことばっかりしてるからな”[np]


@chr c=kanon_a_sic_01_b
*page11|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7831]“Mom's doing just fine, by the way.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7831]“お母さんも、もうだいじょうぶだよ”[np]

*page12|
[nm t="京介"]“...!?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“……っ!?”[np]


@chr c=kanon_a_sic_07_b
*page13|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7832]“I'm so glad she wasn't hurt too badly. I mean, it'd eat me up inside if Mom got seriously injured protecting me. And she did protect me.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7832]“たいした怪我じゃなくて、本当によかったよ。お母さん、わたしをかばってくれたんだよね”[np]

*page14|
I almost shouted, ‘Are you kidding!?’[np]
;;それは違う、と言いかけた。[np]
;;QC address this issue as you see fit if this is in poor context.
;;Yeah I don't think it fits ("I almost shouted, "Are you kidding!?""). I think the point isn't he's shocked to hear what she's saying so much as the fact that she's calling Coach "Mom". I mean, both, obviously, but you get my point. Then again, in retrospect, what I put here isn't any different... - pondr 2nd
;;The point is that Kanon is saying that she protected her, Kyousuke was supposed to be like, no, that's wrong, she didn't. But then stops himself. Though these lines got majorly changed in editing. Before, the last sentence of line 13 was just Kanon conferring with Kyousuke that she protected her thus obviously anything Kyousuke says would be in response to that(and why the next line describes his answer)

*page15|
According to the police report, there was no evidence that Ikuko-san ever came into contact with the sports car.[np]
;;警察の調べでは、あのスポーツカーと、郁子さんが接触した形跡はなかったのだ。[np]

*page16|
I still have no idea how she could have hit her head.[np]
;;郁子さんが転倒して頭を打つ理由はまったく見当たらなかった。[np]

*page17|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7833]“Mom pushed me out of the way.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7833]“だって、わたしを突き飛ばしてくれたもん”[np]

*page18|
[nm t="京介"]“......”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“…………”[np]


@chr c=kanon_b_sic_01_b
*page19|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7834]“She protected me. In her own way.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7834]“かばってくれたんだよ。お母さんなりに”[np]

*page20|
[nm t="京介"]“I see...”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“そうか……”[np]

*page21|
I suppose this is one of those rare points in life where ‘the ends justify the means’.[np]
;;それならそういうことでいい。[np]

*page22|
Who am I to complain, if it got Kanon to start calling Ikuko-san ‘Mom’...?[np]
;;花音が、郁子さんをお母さんと呼ぶのなら。[np]

;背景 マンション入り口 昼
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@chr c=kanon_b_sic_03_b
*page23|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7835]“Anyway, Nii-san, I just wanted to stop by to say I'm sorry. I've probably given you like seventeen headaches these past few weeks.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7835]“兄さんにも、いろいろ迷惑かけたね。それを言いに帰ってきたの”[np]

*page24|
[nm t="京介"]“...Are you alright, Kanon?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“……どうしたんだ?”[np]

*page25|
She was strangely meek.[np]
;;やけにしおらしい。[np]


@chr c=kanon_b_sic_03c_b
*page26|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7836]“If Nii-san hadn't been there for Non-chan, she'd have been finished.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7836]“兄さんがいなかったら、のんちゃん、終わってたと思う”[np]

*page27|
[nm t="京介"]“No, I didn't do anything...”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“いや、おれはなにもしてない”[np]

*page28|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7837]“You always let me get my way. You held me when I felt down. You apologized to Seta-san for me. You talked with me about Mom.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7837]“いつもわがまま聞いてくれた。つらいときに抱きしめてくれた。わたしに代わって、瀬田さんに謝ってくれた。お母さんの話もしてくれた”[np]

*page29|
...So?[np]
;;……それがなんだってんだ?[np]


@chr c=kanon_b_sic_01_b
*page30|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7838]“In return, I'm gonna pull off the performance of a lifetime.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7838]“お詫びに、今日は最高の演技を見せるね”[np]
;;Wow. This is one of those lines editors should look at and work on forever, but it's already so sweet XD - pondr 1st
;;^translate: pimp translators ftw. - pondr 2nd

*page31|
[nm t="京介"]“In return...?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“お詫びに……”[np]

*page32|
To think Kanon would say such a thing...[np]
;;花音からそんな言葉が出るなんて……。[np]

*page33|
[nm t="京介"]“Well, I won't ask why. Just make sure to keep your word, okay?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“まあ、理由は聞かん。言ったことは守れよ?”[np]


@chr c=kanon_a_sic_04_b
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*page34|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7839]“Ahaha, of course.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7839]“あははっ、当たり前だよ”[np]

*page35|
It's been too long since I last saw Kanon's radiant smile.[np]
;;久しぶりに、花音の底抜けに明るい笑顔を見た気がする。[np]

*page36|
She must have found some sort of peace.[np]
;;少女は、なにかに決着をつけてきたのだろう。[np]

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@chr c=kanon_b_sic_01_s
*page37|
A crowd of reporters who've heard about yesterday's incident run to meet the car as it pulls up to the curb and lets Kanon out.[np]
;;車を寄せて花音を下ろすと、すぐさまきのうの騒ぎを聞きつけた連中が駆け寄ってきた。[np]
;;I don't know if ‘a crowd of people who heard about the incident' is a good way to describe reporters. Something about that phrase makes them sound like normal people

*page38|
[nm t="記者1" s=ki1_7001]“Kanon-san, your mother was in an accident yesterday, correct?”[np]
;;[nm t="記者1" s=ki1_7001]“花音さん、お母様が大変な目に合われたそうですが?”[np]

*page39|
He speaks without even feigned concern as microphones and cameras are thrust at Kanon.[np]
;;とくだん大変そうでもない口ぶりで、マイクとカメラを近づけてくる。[np]
;;Voice check for gender. I'm on a new comp so I have neither the game installed nor the unpacked voices. - pondr
;;indeed male - pondr (now I've got the whole game unpacked, yay for reference materials)

*page40|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7840]“It's nothing serious.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7840]“大事ありません”[np]

*page41|
Kanon replies boldly.[np]
;;花音は、堂々と答えた。[np]

*page42|
She stares down the cameras without hesitation.[np]
;;気丈に物怖じすることなくカメラを見据えた。[np]

*page43|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7841]“She'll be discharged from the hospital this evening, and will be here to watch my performance.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7841]“午後には退院して、わたしの演技を見に来てくれます”[np]

*page44|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7842]“I'll be dedicating my performance tonight to her. I'll make sure to give all of you the most artistic show of my career so far.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7842]“わたしは母のため、いままでで一番芸術的な演技を、皆さんの前でお見せします”[np]


@chr c=kanon_a_sic_04_s
*page45|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7843]“So I'll see you from the ice. Wish me luck!”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7843]“どうぞ、よろしくお願いいたします”[np]
;;This is the best way I can adapt yoroshiku in this situation. - pondr
;;oh what a smart editor - pondr 2nd shift

*page46|
The reporters all stood dumbfounded, leaving an empty pause clearly unfit for live television.[np]
;;テレビ屋どもが、皆一様に唖然として、生中継にあるまじき間ができた。[np]



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*page47|
Kanon lifted her chin high and disappeared through the staff entrance.[np]
;;花音は、悠然と胸を張り、関係者入り口に消えていった。[np]

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*page48|
The long-awaited ladies' free skate begins at half past six.[np]
;;注目の女子フリースケーティングは六時半からだった。[np]

*page49|
When I arrived at the arena at one o'clock, the ice dancing and pair skating matches were already underway.[np]
;;一時の会場と同時に入場していたおれは、先に行われるペアやアイスダンスの競技を眺めていた。[np]


@chr l=haru_a_se_06_s r=eiichi_a_si_05_s

*page50|
[nm t="ハル" s=har_9846]“Hey-hey, it's Azai-san!”[np]
;;[nm t="ハル" s=har_9846]“おや、浅井さんじゃないすか”[np]

*page51|
[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7911]“Yo, Kyousuke.”[np]
;;[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7911]“おう、京介”[np]

*page52|
I suddenly run into Eiichi and Usami.[np]
;;ばったり栄一たちと出くわした。[np]

*page53|
[nm t="京介"]“Usami... I thought I had finally gotten rid of you. How did you manage to get a ticket?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“宇佐美か……うざいのが最近つきまとってこなくなったと思ったが、チケット手に入ったのか?”[np]


@chr l=haru_a_se_04_s
*page54|
[nm t="ハル" s=har_9847]“Apparently the Japan Championships aren't as crowded as the Finals. I stood in line all night and got one at the door.”[np]
;;[nm t="ハル" s=har_9847]“全国大会はファイナルほど混雑しないみたいでしてね、徹夜で並んで当日券ゲッツしました”[np]

*page55|
[nm t="京介"]“...As disgusting as ever, I see...”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“……相変わらず気持ち悪いヤツだな……”[np]


@chr l=haru_a_se_06_s
*page56|
[nm t="ハル" s=har_9848]“My second party member is fighting her final battle. It would be bad form to skip out on cheering for her, wouldn't it?”[np]
;;[nm t="ハル" s=har_9848]“わたしの仲間その二の最後の戦いとなれば、応援せねばならんでしょう?”[np]
;;She numbers her as a companion. If you can find a way to keep it less awkwardly, it would be splendid(it is a nice quirk of her personality.
;;I think this is a reference to the RPG-style party she formed with Tsubaki and Kanon. Etekichi-san was slime, if I'm not mistaken.

*page57|
[nm t="京介"]“This won't be her final battle. I can promise you that.”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“最後じゃねえよ”[np]


@chr l=haru_a_se_04_s
*page58|
[nm t="ハル" s=har_9849]“Oh, sorry, right. The battle has yet to begin.”[np]
;;[nm t="ハル" s=har_9849]“すみません、まだ始まってもいませんでしたね”[np]

*page59|
Sounds like something from a movie trailer, but alright.[np]
;;なんかの映画のセリフみたいだが、そういうことだ。[np]
;;Original line is "sounds like something you'd hear in a movie" Guessing it refers to like, the real battle hasn't even started yet or something along those lines for a movie cliche and it may even be referencing something specific but, I don't think it carries over to English well so I put my own spin on it(I think most people would get that reference, maybe?). If anyone knows any movie line cliches that fit along the context or anything like that it would be optimal(or just say fuck it)
;;When I got to it, this was here: "I have a feeling I've heard those words someone before, but yes." -pondr

*page60|
[nm t="京介"]“If you're gonna say ‘final,’ at least save it for the Olympics.”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“せめて最後はオリンピックだろ”[np]

*page61|
Usami nodded.[np]
;;宇佐美もうなずいた。[np]


@chr r=eiichi_a_si_01b_s
*page62|
[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7912]“Tsubaki said she'll get here around six.”[np]
;;[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7912]“椿姫も、六時には来るって”[np]

*page63|
[nm t="ハル" s=har_9850]“I brought this really cute sign I made.”[np]
;;[nm t="ハル" s=har_9850]“わたしのデザインしたクソかわいい垂れ幕持って来ますよ”[np]


@chr r=eiichi_a_si_04b_s
*page64|
[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7913]“We all made it together.”[np]
;;[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7913]“きのうみんなで作ったんだよ”[np]

*page65|
[nm t="京介"]“Woah, you guys are shamelessly cheesy...”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“うわ、すげえ恥ずかしいな、お前ら……”[np]


@chr l=haru_c_se_04_s
*page66|
[nm t="ハル" s=har_9851]“No way, this is nothing compared to your gallant defense on TV yesterday. It was so beautiful when you pulled Kanon's hand and protected her from the media.”[np]
;;[nm t="ハル" s=har_9851]“いえいえ、浅井さんもきのう、一瞬だけテレビに映ってましたよ。手を引いてマスコミから花音を守る姿とか、かなりあつかったっす”[np]

*page67|
[nm t="京介"]“Oh, shut up... just go sit down, will you?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“うるせえヤツらだな……とっとと席に着きやがれ”[np]


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*page68|
I wave them away with my hand.[np]
;;手で追い払った。[np]

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*page69|
[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7914]“By the fucking way, my old man flipped a shit on me thanks to you canceling that room reservation...”[np]
;;[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7914]“おめーがホテルの予約キャンセルしたおかげで、親父にクソ怒られたわ……”[np]
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*page70|
Eiichi never forgets to complain. Sometimes he forgets to say ‘bye,’ but he never forgets to complain.[np]
;;去り際、一言毒づいていくことも忘れなかった。[np]

*page71|
...Talk about a bunch of numskulls.[np]
;;……まったく、くだらないヤツらだ。[np]
;;this is referring to everyone that came, Kyousuke being all lol fags[deep down: but thank you for coming :)] Something with a light connotation would be preferred here.

*page72|
Still, Kanon would be happy.[np]
;;花音に、なんとかして伝えられないものかと、思った。[np]

*page73|
I wish we could let her know that her friends have come to watch her...[np]
;;仲間が、見に来ていると……。[np]


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*page74|
I had a light meal before the ladies' singles started.[np]
;;女子シングルが始まる前に軽い食事を取った。[np]

*page75|
In the packed corridor of the arena, I see a man horribly out of place among this everyday scenery.[np]
;;にわかに混雑した通路を歩いているとき、一般の風景に似合わぬ男を発見してしまった。[np]


@chr c=gonzou_a_00_s
*page76|
[nm t="京介"]“Well, I'll be. Did you have a sudden change of heart, Father?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“まったく、どういう風の吹き回しですか、お養父さん?”[np]

*page77|
Gonzou appears from out of the crowd of yakuza around him.[np]
;;権三は、取り巻きのヤクザ連中のなかから顔を出した。[np]


@chr c=gonzou_a_06b_b
*page78|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7321]“I was wondering how my own flesh and blood would meet her end.”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7321]“俺の血の一部が、どういった死に様を見せるのか、気になってな”[np]
;;Seeing how many meanings the current line could have (in a positive way), in addition to the need to keep it with its original intent, I opted to preserve this line mostly.

*page79|
[nm t="京介"]“Meet her end?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“死に様、ですか?”[np]

@chr c=gonzou_a_01c_b
*page80|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7322]“If she loses today, she's finished.”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7322]“今日負ければ、あれは終わりだ”[np]

*page81|
[nm t="京介"]“Oh. Yes, of course...”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“なるほど……”[np]
;;I really want 78/79 to be "meet her end" but that sounds like death, so I made this line more obviously "oh, dur, misunderstood you" - pondr 2nd

@chr c=gonzou_a_04b_b
*page82|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7323]“If she can't make me money, she's nothing but garbage.”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7323]“もう、なんの富も生み出さぬがらくたに成り下がる”[np]

*page83|
[nm t="京介"]“Naturally.”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“まさしく、おっしゃるとおりですね”[np]

*page84|
All the major sponsors cut their contracts with Kanon.[np]
;;実質、大手のスポンサーは次々に花音との契約を打ち切っている。[np]

*page85|
With Kanon's current image, she'll be of no further use to the Sonoyama Group financially. She'll lose her backing, and her career.[np]
;;負のイメージの定着した花音は、商売的になんの役にも立たないだろう。[np]
;;and added 2nd sentence here - pondr 2nd

*page86|
I gaze into Gonzou's cold eyes.[np]
;;おれは権三の冷たい目を見据えた。[np]

*page87|
[nm t="京介"]“Your prediction for today's outcome isn't very fatherly.”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“お養父さんらしからぬ、先見の明のない意見ですね”[np]


@chr c=gonzou_a_05_b
*page88|
A strange light runs through those brutal eyes.[np]
;;権三の瞳に怪しげな光が宿った。[np]

*page89|
I pay no heed to it, and spit out with a hint of challenge:[np]
;;かまわず、挑むように言った。[np]

*page90|
[nm t="京介"]“My girl is your daughter, you know.”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“おれの女は、あんたの娘だぞ”[np]

*page91|
There's no way she can lose.[np]
;;負けるものか。[np]


@chr c=gonzou_a_04_b
*page92|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7324]“Haha...”[np]
;;Kuku is a laugh, "kh" sounds like some sort of cry of pain. Replaced to "haha" for now, though I don't think it captures the wickedness of kuku
;;kuku is NOT a laugh, my friend. Not in english. - pondr 2nd
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7324]“クク……”[np]

*page93|
He laughs deeply as he stares me down in delight.[np]
;;権三は低く笑って、愉しそうにたっぷりとおれの全身を睨めまわした。[np]
;;...weird...
;;less, but still weird - pondr 2nd

@chr c=gonzou_a_04b_b
*page94|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7325]“You think she can win?”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7325]“勝てるのか?”[np]

*page95|
[nm t="京介"]“Yup.”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“ええ”[np]


@chr c=gonzou_a_01b_b
*page96|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7326]“Even though the girl in first place is already fifteen points ahead and one of Sannou's dogs?”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7326]“すでに、一位の山王物産の犬と、十五点もの大差をつけられているが?”[np]

*page97|
[nm t="京介"]“That won't stop Kanon.”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“ひっくり返すでしょう”[np]

*page98|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7327]“Even though she's deficient when it comes to program component scores and their technical scores are nearly equal?”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7327]“構成点では負け、技術点すらほぼ互角だが?”[np]

*page99|
[nm t="京介"]“Well, Seta has traditionally dominated the performance/execution and interpretation components... and I suppose it's true that her jumps have been catching up with Kanon's recently.”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“たしかに、演技力や曲の解釈ではこれまでも水をあけられていましたし、ジャンプの技術もすでに追いつかれていますが……”[np]

*page100|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7328]“Does that mean your confidence stems from the belief that today will be different?”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7328]“今日は違うというのだな?”[np]

*page101|
[nm t="京介"]“She still has a few tricks up her sleeve.”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“まだまだ魅せてくれますよ”[np]

*page102|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7329]“So you're honestly claiming Kanon, who is inferior both in talent and popularity, can win this match?”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7329]“地力でも人気でも劣る花音が勝てると?”[np]

*page103|
[nm t="京介"]“The more people say she can't do it, the more important it is for me to have faith in her.”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“会場の誰もが負けると思っていますからね。せめて、おれくらいは応援してやらねば”[np]

*page104|
Gonzou nods with a condescending smile plastered on his lips.[np]
;;権三は、ニヒルな笑みを唇に貼り付けて、うなずいた。[np]
;;nihilistic? c'mon. Even I can tell that's gotta be a misTL.
;;nihiru = nihilistic, you can tell with just basic katakana knowledge. It probably carries a different sort of nuance in Japanese though, I dunno; nihilistic smile does sound a little strange though. - chikan
;;scratch that, it can also mean  Nihil admirari, which is what it's supposed to be in this context. Changed to condescending. - chikan

@chr c=gonzou_a_04_b
*page105|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7330]“I always thought you were just another piece of sycophantic livestock, Kyousuke...”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7330]“京介、お前も俺にへつらうだけの家畜かと思っていたが……”[np]
;;The standard TL here isn't "domesticated animal", but "livestock".

*page106|
[nm t="京介"]“......”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“…………”[np]


@chr c=gonzou_a_01b_b
*page107|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7331]“But it turns out you [ font italic="true" ]can[ resetfont ] disagree with me.”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7331]“初めて意見が分かれたな……”[np]
@dellay pos=c


*page108|
The Monster turns his back to me.[np]
;;怪物は、おれに背を向けた。[np]
;;I assume this is a reference to Maou's letter, where we capitalized Monster.

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*page109|
......[np]
;;…………。[np]

*page110|
...[np]
;;……。[np]

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*page111|
The arena was packed with hustle and bustle.[np]
;;会場内は、混雑を極めつつあった。[np]

*page112|
I have half a mind to worry that the commotion will melt the rink's ice.[np]
;;人の熱でリンクの氷に影響が出ないのかと思うほどだった。[np]
;;because of the heat generated by so many people(in cast that wasn't obvious to editors)

*page113|
Everyone's here to see the new idol, Seta Makiko.[np]
;;皆、新しい英雄、瀬田真紀子を観に来ているのだ。[np]

*page114|
I look around and see hundreds of signs cheering for Seta.[np]
;;ざっと周りを見渡すと、瀬田を応援するような垂れ幕が多く目についた。[np]

*page115|
I sit down, and the group practice before the competition starts.[np]
;;席に着くと、すでに最初のグループの試合前練習が始まっていた。[np]

*page116|
There was still no sign of Kanon, who was scheduled to go last.[np]
;;最後に滑走する花音の姿はまだなかった。[np]

*page117|
I suddenly feel a presence behind my head.[np]
;;ふと、頭上で気配があった。[np]


@mface name=ikuko_a_05_b
*page118|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7138]“...Can I sit here...?”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7138]“……ここ、いいですか……?”[np]

*page119|
A voice I've never heard called out to me.[np]
;;聞いたこともない声に呼びかけられた。[np]


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@chr l=ikuko_a_05_b
*page120|
[nm t="京介"]“Oh, Ikuko-san...?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“あ、郁子さんでしたか……”[np]

*page121|
She was almost like a ghost.[np]
;;まるで幽霊のようだった。[np]

*page122|
Hollow eyes, shaky legs.[np]
;;がらんどうとした目と、おぼつかない足元。[np]

*page123|
[nm t="京介"]“What's wrong? Shouldn't you be over in the staff seating?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“どうしたんですか? いつもは関係者席かどこかでご覧になっているんでしょう?”[np]

*page124|
She shakes her head.[np]
;;彼女は首を振った。[np]


@chr l=ikuko_a_03_b
*page125|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7139]“...I'm... I'm not a coach or anything, so...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7139]“……わたしは……コーチでもなんでもありませんから……”[np]

*page126|
I look at her ticket.[np]
;;チケットを覗き見る。[np]

*page127|
Seating for relatives, right next to mine.[np]
;;親族待遇で入手した、おれの隣の席だった。[np]

*page128|
[nm t="京介"]“Are you feeling alright?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“もう、具合は平気なのですか?”[np]

*page129|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7140]“Yeah...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7140]“ええ……”[np]

*page130|
She murmurs as she hobbles over to her seat.[np]
;;ぼそりと言って、いまにも崩れ落ちそうな足取りで、席についた。[np]

*page131|
She's a terribly eerie sight.[np]
;;正直、不気味だった。[np]

*page132|
It would be an understatement to say that she merely looks possessed.[np]
;;憑き物が落ちたというには生ぬるい。[np]

*page133|
With a face like a corpse, she stares into empty space.[np]
;;死人の顔で、ぼんやりと虚空を見つめていた。[np]


@chr l=ikuko_a_07b_b
*page134|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7141]“Hey, did you know...?”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7141]“ねえ、知ってた……?”[np]

*page135|
[nm t="京介"]“......”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“…………”[np]

*page136|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7142]“Did you know Kanon-chan was crying... all that time...?”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7142]“花音ちゃん、泣いていたの……ずっと……”[np]

*page137|
[nm t="京介"]“......”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“…………”[np]


@chr l=ikuko_a_03_b
*page138|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7143]“She was crying in her heart... but still, she worked her hardest for her mother...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7143]“心で泣いて、それでも、母親につくしてくれていたの……”[np]

*page139|
[nm t="京介"]“......”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“…………”[np]

*page140|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7144]“She gave her choice of clothes, her free skate program, her Christmas Eve... everything she had, she gave to me...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7144]“衣装も、フリーのプログラムも、クリスマスも、みんな、みんな……わたしに、捧げてくれてたの……”[np]

*page141|
[nm t="京介"]“......”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“…………”[np]

*page142|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7145]“Did you know? Well, did you?”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7145]“知ってた? ねえ、知ってた?”[np]

*page143|
She asks this, muttering.[np]
;;うわごとのように繰り返していた。[np]

*page144|
Did you? Did you? Did you...?[np]
;;知ってた、知ってた、知ってた……?[np]

*page145|
I honestly can't say that I did.[np]
;;おれも、知っていたとは言えなかった。[np]

*page146|
All this time I've lived as a slave to money, seeing my sister as nothing but a tool.[np]
;;いままで金の奴隷として生きて、妹のことなど道具のように見ていたのだから。[np]

*page147|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7146]“She says she'll be the number one...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7146]“一番に、なるって……”[np]
;;noting this number one thing again.

*page148|
The apparition mutters again.[np]
;;亡霊がまたつぶやいた。[np]

*page149|
With just a small push, she would hang herself.[np]
;;今この人の背中を押したら、すぐにでも首を吊るだろう。[np]

*page150|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7147]“For her pathetic mother... she says she'll be the number one.”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7147]“哀れな母親のために、自分だけが、一番になってあげるって……”[np]
;;and here in case you're just comparing through history

*page151|
[nm t="京介"]“......”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“…………”[np]


@chr l=ikuko_a_07b_b
*page152|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7148]“‘Because people hate me too,’ she said... smiling...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7148]“わたしも、嫌われ者だからって、明るく笑ってたのよ……あの子……”[np]

*page153|
When people are sad enough, they forget to cry.[np]
;;人間はあまりにも悲しいと涙すら忘れるらしい。[np]

*page154|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7149]“‘People hate me...’ smiling...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7149]“嫌われ者だからって……笑って……”[np]

*page155|
I couldn't find a reply. The words wouldn't come.[np]
;;かけるべき言葉は見当たらなかった。[np]

*page156|
The only person in this world who could have sympathized with this woman, who could have reached out for her with compassion... the only person who could have been this woman's savior was Kanon.[np]
;;この人に同情し、神のごとき慈愛の手を差し伸べられるのは、世界で唯一、花音だけだった。[np]

*page157|
I see, Kanon...[np]
;;そうか、花音……。[np]

*page158|
I smile wryly.[np]
;;おれは苦笑していた。[np]

*page159|
You really are the King...[np]
;;lol, reference to the "King Game" in gk05, translated to "Simon Says" as they're similar. Here he says "You're the king...". This needs changed.
;;お前は、王様だったな……。[np]
;;QC/neko - I'll leave it to you.

*page160|
You're sitting on a rather tiny country's throne.[np]
;;やけにちっぽけな国の玉座についたもんだ。[np]
;;Petty kind of clashes with the positive connotation of the next line

*page161|
You've done well.[np]
;;立派じゃねえか。[np]

*page162|
Now hurry and come out.[np]
;;さあ、早く出て来いよ。[np]

*page163|
Show them.[np]
;;見せつけてくれ。[np]

*page164|
Show them your wish for your mother...[np]
;;お前の、母への祈りを……。[np]
;;do you think prayers sounds better? Eh...
;;yes, but prayer is so epic that it should be kept to its use below.

@fobgm

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*page165|
......[np]
;;…………。[np]

*page166|
...[np]
;;……。[np]

*page167|
Seta Makiko's free skate came before Kanon's, and it was nothing less than dignifying. The entire audience was galvanized by the time she had finished.[np]
;;花音の前に滑走した瀬田真紀子は、もはや貫禄すらある演技を披露し、会場全体を沸かせた。[np]

*page168|
Her score was announced, and it was just shy of a magnanimous 200 points.[np]
;;あと一歩で二百点に届こうかという、驚異的な競技得点が掲示された。[np]

*page169|
So grand was the applause that it seemed like the spectators' very lives depended on the clapping.[np]
;;観客の大半は、もう叩くべき手など残していないといわんばかりの盛大な拍手を、瀬田に送っていた。[np]

*page170|
Bouquets of flowers were tossed into the rink, and young girls on skates collected them.[np]
;;リンクに大量の花束が投げ入れられ、幼いスケート少女たちがそれを拾いあつめている。[np]

*page171|
The new heroine of the ice, Seta, took her exit, and the arena quieted down.[np]
;;いまやスケート界の新たなヒロインとなった瀬田が退場し、会場が再び静まり返った。[np]

*page172|
A gloomy, unpleasant silence followed.[np]
;;重苦しく、好ましくない静寂だった。[np]

*page173|
And then the announcement came; Kanon's turn.[np]
;;そうして、アナウンスが流れ、花音の出番がやってきた。[np]

;ev_kanon_05a
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*page174|
 Coach Hilton had proposed that she abstain.[wvl]
;; ヒルトンコーチから、棄権の提案があった。[wvl]
 Shortly before the match, during practice, her right ankle started to feel a bit odd.[l] It wasn't a sprain, or anything like that.[l] However, as she used her right foot as a pivot to spin, pain steadily gnawed at her nerves.[l] It was most likely a result of twisting when Ikuko pushed her away from the car yesterday evening.[wvl]
;; 試合前のわずかな練習時間の間、違和感が右足首に現れたからだ。[l]捻挫、というほど大げさなものではない。[l]けれど、着氷や右足を軸にしたスピンの際には、着実に神経を蝕むような痛みがあった。[l]原因はおそらく、きのうの晩に、郁子に突き飛ばされたときにひねったのだろう。[wvl]
 Her stamina was also a concern.[l] She didn't exactly sleep well last night.[wvl]
;; 体力的にも不安はあった。[l]昨晩の事件で、睡眠も十分とはいえない。[wvl]
 The four-minute free skate demands quite a bit of stamina.[l] Even Kanon, who ran three miles around the arena every day, often got headaches from lack of oxygen after a performance.[np]
;; フリースケーティングの四分を滑りとおすのは、相当なスタミナを要求される。[l]毎晩会場の周辺を五キロほど走りこんでいた花音も、演技終了後には酸欠で頭痛を覚えることもしばしばあった。[np]

*page178|
 The audience's reaction to her appearance was cold.[l] The maelstrom of applause was something entirely of the past.[l] Now Kanon suffered a downpour of glances filled with disdain and scorn.[l] Their eyes were dripping with malice, and bore the look of wolves eagerly, excitedly awaiting a feast with anticipation.[l] If this weren't Japan, the arena would have long been filled with booing by now.[wvl]
;; 観客の反応も冷たい。[l]喝采の嵐は、もう過去のものだった。[l]降り注ぐ、軽蔑と嘲笑の視線。[l]これからあずかる饗宴への期待と興奮で、目を悪意に濡らしている。[l]会場が日本でなければ、いまごろブーイングの声が上がっているだろう。[wvl]
 As Kanon skated out to the center of the rink, she calmly analyzed her own situation.[wvl]
;; リンクの中央へ滑り出した花音は、自らの置かれた状況を冷静に分析していた。[wvl]
 If she loses, it's all over.[l] Forget about the Olympics; she won't even make it to Worlds.[l] She's already caused such a stir.[l] She may be deserted by the Union, or even stripped of her federal scholarship.[wvl]
;;特別強化指定選手 is a thing in Japan that doesn't have any English equivalent as far as I know. It's a special program that is aimed at improving the skills for high school and university students who show excellent talent. You can make the name more fancy or whatnot. Literal would be like "special training program for specifically designated players" I just put special training program(kind of sells it short though) 
;;That's easy. Changed it a bit and made it federal scholarship (which is something one can have for talent and be terrified of losing in the West).
;; 負ければ、終わり。[l]オリンピックはおろか世界すら届かない。[l]あれだけ世間を騒がせたのだ。[l]連合にも見放され、特別強化指定選手からはずされるかもしれない。[wvl]
 But what about her mother?[l] Kanon recognized that there was something strange about her last night.[l] Her madness was akin to being thrown overboard from an already capsized ship into an ocean of sin.[l] If Kanon loses this competition, Ikuko will likely lose her mind.[np]
;; 母親はどうなるだろうか。[l]昨晩の母には異常なものを感じ取っていた。[l]罪の大海に放り出され、遭難しているような狂気があった。[l]花音が負ければ、まず廃人となってしまうだろう。[np]

*page182|
 Her pulse hastened, and her skin was attacked by a frothing sense of fear.[l] The stagnant, chilly air crossed horrifically with the stifling silence.[l] Standing alone in the center of the gleaming ice, Kanon couldn't help but feel cornered.[wvl]
;; 鼓動が高まり、肌があわ立つような恐怖が襲ってくる。[l]遮断された息苦しい静寂と、淀んだひえびえとした空気。[l]光輝く銀盤の上で、花音はまさに追い込まれていた。[wvl]
 But at the same time, she thought about whose fault it was that it had come to this.[np]
;; 同時に、追い込まれたのは、誰のせいかと考えた。[np]

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*page184|
 ――There was no need to even think.[wvl]
;; ――考えるまでもない。[wvl]
 Kanon came to a decision.[wvl]
;; 花音は意を決した。[wvl]
 The music will begin soon.[l] While entering her initial pose, Kanon slowly closed her eyes.[np]
;; まもなく曲が流れる。[l]開始前のポーズを取りながら、花音はゆっくりと目を閉じた。[np]

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*page187|
 She decided in an instant.[l] Her anxiety about her right ankle, her fatigue from lack of sleep, her pulse so violent that she could hear it, everything... she drove everything from her mind.[wvl]
;; 瞬間的に腹をくくった。[l]足首の懸念も、睡眠不足による疲労も、耳に届くほど大きい動悸とともに、心から追い払った。[wvl]
 She decided to offer up a prayer.[wvl]
;; 祈りを捧げることにしたのだ。[wvl]
 She placed this prayer of gratitude and love alongside this famous piece...[np]
;; 感謝と、愛に溢れた祈りを、この名曲の調べにのせて――。[np]
;;I don't think I'm awesome enough to have made this past novel section as awesome as it is, and while it seems kinda Neko-ish, she hasn't touched this file. So was it chikan or TNA's awesomeness? Or all of us together? Whatever the case, we rock bros! NICELY DONE! - pondr 2nd shift
;;Lines 160-420 is like the only entire section I handled in this game so far, other than translating little snippets here and there. But that was back in October of last year when I still sucked, so it was probably your editing. You brought your A game I suppose
;;nah it certainly wasn't me alone. I get inspired by good keywords in the in-place-translation. - pondr


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;花音の章 我が母の教えたまいし歌 と表示
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*page190|
 As a beautiful melody flowed from the piano, Kanon turned aside and sprang into action.[wvl]
;; 美しいピアノの旋律が開放され、花音は身を翻して氷上に躍り出た。[wvl]
 Kanon attuned herself to the opening of the piece, and thought only of her mother.[l] Her foolish, helpless mother.[wvl]
;; 穏やかな曲調に耳を澄ませ、花音はただ、母を想った。[l]愚かで、救いようのない母を。[wvl]
 She raised her head and looked up toward the sky.[l] As she skated, she filled her chest with wishes and desires.[wvl]
;; 首を上げ、天を仰ぎ、スケーティングに乗せながら、胸に願いを込める。[wvl]
 The first jump was rapidly approaching.[wvl]
;; やおら、最初のジャンプが迫ってきた。[wvl]
 She made an approach run all the way to the wall and concentrated the entirety of her focus into the tip of her left outside edge.[np]
;; フェンス際まで助走を取り、左足のアウトサイドエッジに神経を集中させる。[np]

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*page195|
 Double axel.[l] As the piano sent a chord spinning loudly through the arena, Kanon launched into the air.[l] She made two effortless rotations while airborne and landed facing backwards.[wvl]
;; ダブルアクセル。[l]ピアノが跳ね、踏み切った。[l]軽やかに空中で二回転し、後ろ向きに落下した。[wvl]
 For someone like Kanon, who can make two and a half or even three rotations, it was much like a warm-up.[wvl]
;; 実質二回転半となるジャンプも、トリプルを跳べる花音にとってはウォームアップに近い。[wvl]
 Or so she thought...[l] She had made light of it in her arrogance.[wvl]
;; そう、思っていた……。[l]傲慢に、侮っていた。[wvl]
 A dull pain shot through her right ankle.[l] She thought of it as an appropriate punishment and silently endured it.[l] She skated gently, softly over the ice, as if to avoid waking her sleeping mother.[l] As if to protect the eternal sleep her mother had endured since her father had abandoned them.[np]
;; 右足首に鈍痛が走る。[l]己に復讐されたのだと思い、静かに耐えた。[l]父に捨てられて以来、ずっと眠ったままの母を起こさぬよう、優しく着氷した。[np]
;;case in point, translation error. wtg me

*page199|
 Her execution was flawless.[wvl]
;; 姿勢に乱れはなかった。[wvl]
 Nevertheless, the applause was sparse, like praise sprung from obligation.[wvl]
;; しかし拍手はお義理っぽく、まばらに上がる程度。[wvl]
 But that was the best Kanon could hope for.[l] Who would clap for a girl like her?[l] Hers was the story of a petty mother and a selfish daughter.[l] One could even call it repulsive.[l] Kanon simply apologized in her heart.[np]
;; 当然だった。[l]誰が、手を叩いてくれるものか。[l]ちっぽけな母とわがままな娘の物語。[l]むしろ、おぞましいではないか。[l]花音は、ただ、申し訳ない思いだった。[np]

*page202|
 While performing a graceful step sequence, Kanon addressed her mother.[wvl]
;; 軽いステップを交えながら、花音は母に語りかける。[wvl]
 Hey, Mom.[wvl]
;; ねえ、お母さん。[wvl]
 I'm about to do the combination jump we used to practice together.[wvl]
;; 母と練習したコンビネーションジャンプ。[wvl]
 The first time Kanon had been able to successfully land a lutz, her mother cried her eyes out...[np]
;; 初めてルッツを跳べたとき、大げさに泣いていたよね……。[np]
;;I wish I knew who cried her eyes out ;_; I guessed Ikuko because it's more beautiful. - pondr

*page206|
 In the moment that followed, the lutz that Kanon had intended to cut ties with the other day came back to her.[l] As she skated into the jump, she begged her right leg for cooperation.[wvl]
;; すると、先日は花音と断交したルッツが、また振り返ってくれた。[l]着氷から続けざまに、右足にも協力を頼む。[wvl]
 There's no helping it, Kanon-chan.[l] You really are so spoiled...[wvl]
;; しょうがないわね、花音ちゃん、本当にわがままなんだから……。[wvl]
;;Don't know which script this is in... check please...
 She heard her mother's voice, and it materialized as a three-rotation combination jump.[l] The ice shavings glittered like rhinestones near Kanon's feet.[l] We can always make more money, Kanon-chan...[wvl]
;; 母の声が聞こえ、三回転の連続ジャンプが形になった。[l]氷の削り屑が花音の足元で安っぽい宝石のように輝いた。[l]お金なんて、あとからついてくるのよ花音ちゃん……。[wvl]
;;Last part is in gk03? I made it the same line but I already forget which script.
 She skated forward again, this time drawing near to the judges, and slightly shook her head for a reason only she could possibly understand.[np]
;; フォアスケーティングでジャッジに近づきながら、花音は小さく、自分にしかわからぬくらい、そっと首を振った。[np]

*page210|
 Money?[wvl]
;; お金の話?[wvl]
 Kanon executed a combination spin before the judge panel.[l] She leaned on one edge and spun at high speeds, drawing a circle in the ice...[l] all the while shifting her posture and position, readjusting her balance each time.[wvl]
;; ジャッジの前で行われるスピンコンビネーション。[l]片側のエッジに体重を乗せ、小さい円を描きながら高速で回る。[l]途中で、姿勢やポジションを変えながらそのたびにバランスを取り直す。[wvl]
 Mom should pay more attention to her spending...[wvl]
;; お母さんはお金の使い方をもっと考えなきゃ……。[wvl]
 While giving thanks in her mind to the judges who work on meager salaries, Kanon ever-so-naturally demonstrated a very vivid Y spin.[np]
;; 薄給のジャッジに感謝の意を込めていると、花音は自然と、全身で鮮やかなYの字を表現していた。[np]

*page214|
 Alright, Mom.[wvl]
;; さあ、お母さん。[wvl]
 Her right ankle was strained from the spin, and it cried out in pain.[l] Mom![wvl]
;; スピンで酷使した右足首が悲鳴を上げている。[l]お母さん![wvl]
 It's coming up next, watch closely![np]
;; 次だよ、よく見てて![np]

*page217|
 She focused her concentration once more onto a technique that was considered impossible for women in Ikuko's skating days.[wvl]
;; 郁子が選手をしていた時代には、女子には到底無理と考えられていた技に意識を集中させた。[wvl]
 She had no choice but to do it.[wvl]
;; やるしかなかった。[wvl]
 It was the only way to win.[l] Not against Seta.[l] Against herself.[l] It was the only way to defeat a girl who had been spoiled by her mother from birth.[wvl]
;; 勝つためには。[l]瀬田にではない。[l]自分に。[l]これまで母を甘やかしてきた自分に勝つためには。[wvl]
 And as Kanon was being spoiled, Kanon was also spoiling her mother.[wvl]
;; 花音が甘やかされていたように、花音も母親を甘やかしてきた。[wvl]
 While gliding backwards, Kanon nailed her toe pick into the ice.[wvl]
;; 後ろ向きに滑ってきて、花音はスケート靴の先端、トゥピックを勢いよく氷に打ちつけた。[wvl]
 Violently, as if scolding her mother.[np]
;; 母親を叱咤するように、激しく。[np]

*page223|
 This was where her submitted program had listed a triple...![np]
;; 申告ではトリプルになっているジャンプを――![np]

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It was at that moment.[np]
;;花音が着氷した、その瞬間だった。[np]

*page225|
A thunderous roar shook the arena.[np]
;;会場から、轟然としたどよめきが上がった。[np]

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*page226|
Kanon's solo jump was high enough to pierce the heavens.[np]
;;花音の単独ジャンプは、天を衝く高さを誇っていた。[np]

*page227|
The moment she launched into the air, the tranquility which had reigned up to that point vanished, and ferocity filled the emotional vacancy in the air.[np]
;;踏み切りの瞬間には、それまで穏やかだったスケーティングが嘘のような猛々しさがあった。[np]


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*page228|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7150]“...A quadruple toe loop...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7150]“……四回転トゥループ……”[np]

*page229|
...Quadruple!?[np]
;;……四回転!?[np]

*page230|
Toe loops are considered rather simple among all the jumps.[np]
;;トゥループジャンプは、ジャンプのなかでは最も易しいという。[np]

*page231|
But if you're talking about a quad, then it's a completely different story.[np]
;;しかし、四回転となればまったく話は変わってくる。[np]

*page232|
It's considered more difficult than even the triple axel, which only a handful of women can do in the entire world.[np]
;;世界でも女子は数人しか飛べないというトリプルアクセルよりも、難易度は高い。[np]

*page233|
It's also worth more points than two triple toe loops combined.[np]
;;与えられる基礎点も三回転の二倍以上だ。[np]

*page234|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7151]“Don't... don't attempt quads...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7151]“四回転は……やるなって……”[np]

*page235|
Ikuko-san spoke up from my side in a shaky voice.[np]
;;郁子さんがおれの隣で声を震わせていた。[np]


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*page236|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7152]“I... I told her not to do them...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7152]“やるなって、言ってたの……私が……”[np]

*page237|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7153]“I told her that they put too much stress on the lower body... that she can win just fine without them...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7153]“足腰に負担がかかるからって……やらなくても十分勝てるからって……”[np]


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*page238|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7154]“...I kept pampering her like that...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7154]“……そうやって、甘やかしてたの……”[np]

*page239|
I had no words.[np]
;;おれは言葉もなかった。[np]

*page240|
...What a girl.[np]
;;……なんてヤツだ。[np]

*page241|
Skaters are free to make changes to their program before or even during the performance.[np]
;;申告したプログラムは、演技の事前、もしくは演技中に自由に変更することが出来る。[np]

*page242|
But in most cases, that simply involved reducing triple jumps to doubles, for surer or safer points.[np]
;;しかし、得点の確実性を求めて三回転を二回転に変えるような場合がほとんどだ。[np]

*page243|
No successful four-revolution jump has ever been landed in an official match by a woman.[np]
;;これまで公式試合では一度も成功させたことのない四回転。[np]

*page244|
Kanon had set her mind on perfection in this, the eleventh hour.[np]
;;花音は、この土壇場で、完璧に決めてきた。[np]

*page245|
She intends to win.[np]
;;勝つ、つもりなのだ。[np]

*page246|
And points were not the only thing that Kanon had obtained.[np]
;;花音が得たものは得点だけではなかった。[np]

*page247|
Wild, feral, torrential voices of astonishment fell onto the ice.[np]
;;野性に返ったような驚嘆の叫び声が、雨のようにリンクに集中した。[np]

*page248|
[nm t="客1" s=ky1_7001]“Amazing...”[np]
;;[nm t="客1" s=ky1_7001]“すげえ……”[np]

*page249|
[nm t="客2" s=ky2_7000]“Isn't this like... different?”[np]
;;[nm t="客2" s=ky2_7000]“なんか、違わないか?”[np]

*page250|
[nm t="客1" s=ky1_7002]“Yeah, this is completely different from her usual free skate.”[np]
;;[nm t="客1" s=ky1_7002]“ああ、いつものフリーと、ぜんぜん違う”[np]

*page251|
[nm t="客2" s=ky2_7001]“It's like her feelings are really packed into it or something... she's like a different person. Is that really Azai Kanon?”[np]
;;[nm t="客2" s=ky2_7001]“気持ちが入っているっていうか、別人じゃん……あれほんとに浅井花音か?”[np]

*page252|
The atmosphere had changed.[np]
;;流れが変わっていた。[np]

*page253|
I was proud.[np]
;;誇らしかった。[np]

*page254|
My sister had showed me the world's first execution of this incredible maneuver.[np]
;;妹は、世界初の大技を、魅せてくれたのだ。[np]

*page255|
......[np]
;;…………。[np]

*page256|
...[np]
;;……。[np]

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*page257|
 Kanon had just finished her three-jump combination; double axel, double loop, double loop.[l] That leaves just one last jump.[wvl]
;; ダブルアクセル、ダブルループ、ダブルループの三連続ジャンプが終わった。[l]これで、ジャンプはラストの一本を残すのみだ。[wvl]
 The second half of the performance was rapidly approaching.[np]
;; すでに、演技は後半に差しかかっている。[np]
 She earnestly endured the pain of her injury while wearing an affectionate smile.[np]
;; 花音は慈愛に満ちた笑顔を作りながらも、身体の異常を深刻に受け止めていた。[np]

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*page260|
 ――It hurts![wvl]
;; ――苦しい![wvl]
 Her miraculous quad jump sent a shock all the way to her hips.[l] She had pushed it a bit with that technique.[l] Her knees creaked in a nearly dizzying, throbbing pain.[l] It was a mystery how her right ankle still managed to glide over the ice.[np]
;; 奇跡の四回転ジャンプが、腰にずしりと響いている。[l]まだまだ無茶な技だったのだ。[l]膝が軋み、目がくらむような鈍痛が襲ってくる。[l]着氷した右足首など、もはや動いているのが不思議なくらいだ。[np]

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*page262|
 Even still, I must answer to this applause![wvl]
;; それでも、この拍手に応えなければ![wvl]
 Up until now, Kanon had practically ignored the audience.[l] She had thought of them as nothing more than an ignorant bunch that would just fall all over her after she showed them some difficult maneuver.[wvl]
;; いままで花音は、客を無視していたに等しかった。[l]難易度の高い技を見せれば勝手になびくだけの、無知な集団と考えていた。[wvl]
 But they were pure.[l] They put forth a decent amount of money to witness today's event out of nothing but a love for skating.[l] If that wasn't the case, then how else would you explain these grand cheers?[l] Despite how much they hate me, they're still sending me such warm shouts...![wvl]
;; しかし、彼らは純粋だった。[l]純粋にスケートが好きで、安くはないお金を出して、今日も演技を観に集まってくれている。[l]そうでなければ、この大歓声はなんだというのか。[l]嫌われ者のわたしに、まだ暖かい声援を送ってくれている……![wvl]
 Kanon almost cried for the urge to apologize to the audience.[l] It was miserable.[l] But in the place of tears, she wore a smile and held her chin high in pride.[l] As long as this 100x200 foot ice rink is here, Kanon will strain her utmost strength in order to satisfy them as a figure skater.[np]
;; 花音は、自分が情けなくて、観客に申し訳なくて、いまにも泣きそうだった。[l]だから、涙を流すかわりに笑顔を作り、頭を下げるかわりに胸を張った。[l]30×60の氷上にいる限り、花音はフィギュアスケート選手として、彼らを満足させるべく最大限の力をふりしぼった。[np]

*page266|
 Just then...[wvl]
;; そのとき。[wvl]
 Though she had known beforehand which seat her brother would be in, it was still quite fortuitous.[wvl]
;; 兄の席の位置は前もって知っていたとはいえ、なんという僥倖だろうか。[wvl]
 In the middle of a straight-line step sequence, she caught a glimpse of her mother in the stands for an instant.[np]
;; 母の姿を客席に認めたのは、ストレートラインステップの最中、その一瞬の出来事だった。[np]


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*page269|
 Songs my mother taught me, in the days long vanished;[wvl]
;; 昔、老いた母が歌を教えてくれた[wvl]
 Seldom from her eyelids were the teardrops banished.[np]
;; 母の目には、大粒の涙があふれていた[np]
;;These are supposed to be lyrics from the song Songs My Mother Taught Me, so I used the English translation version on wikipedia. No idea if it's official or not but whatever. If you want something simple it would be "A song my mother taught me, long ago. Her eyes overflowed with tears" or something like that.

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*page271|
...[np]
;;……。[np]

*page272|
......[np]
;;…………。[np]

*page273|
The program was ‘Songs My Mother Taught Me’.[np]
;;プログラム『我が母の教えたまいし歌』。[np]

*page274|
This was the musical selection that had caused such a stir during the NHK Trophy and the Finals; the piece we had all thought could never complement Azai Kanon.[np]
;;これまで、これほど花音に合っていない演目もないと思っていた。[np]
;;Actually I think it's saying the opposite, that it doesn't fit her >_>
;;implying that WE WERE SO WRONG. basically they hold off on naming the piece during the main route, but people say it doesn't seem to match with ride of the valkyries, which they say is a great kanon piece (and is her short program selection). - pondr

*page275|
A non-vocal arrangement of Dvořák's tune flowed over the ice.[np]
;;ドヴォルザークの歌曲が、ノンヴォーカルにアレンジされて、氷上に響き渡っている。[np]

*page276|
The theme of this piece is, very simply, gratitude toward one's mother.[np]
;;名曲のテーマは、ただ、母への感謝。[np]

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*page277|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7155]“...Nh... hh, wah... ahh...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7155]“……っ……うぅっ……っ”[np]
;;sobbing - pondr

*page278|
The mother rubbed her hands together and sobbed for her daughter.[np]
;;母親は、両手をこすり合わせ、娘に頭を下げていた。[np]

*page279|
As if reciting some prayer, she cried in a subdued voice.[np]
;;念仏でも唱えるかのように、声を殺して泣いていた。[np]


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*page280|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7156]“I'm... I'm sorry... I'm so sorry...!”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7156]“ご、めんなさいっ……っ、ご、めんなさいっ……!”[np]

*page281|
The mother, a woman who had become an empty husk, mustered all of her spirit to dedicate a prayer.[np]
;;抜け殻となった母が、魂を振り絞って、祈りを捧げていた。[np]

*page282|
There was no doubt that Kanon was suffering on the ice from that quad jump.[np]
;;銀盤の花音は、四回転が響いて、苦しいに違いない。[np]

*page283|
Only, she never broke her smile.[np]
;;しかし、笑顔を絶やさない。[np]

*page284|
She showed not a single shard of weakness.[np]
;;微塵も、弱さを露呈しない。[np]

*page285|
Kanon expressed her gratitude for her mother with her facial expression, her toe pick, and everything in between.[np]
;;母への感謝を、視線から手先までおろそかにせず、表現しきっていた。[np]


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*page286|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7157]“Kanon-chan... Kanon-chan...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7157]“かのん、ちゃん……かのんちゃん……”[np]

*page287|
Alright, Kanon.[np]
;;さあ、花音。[np]

*page288|
Your last jump is waiting.[np]
;;最後のジャンプが待っているぞ。[np]

*page289|
I learned something from my studying.[np]
;;おれも勉強して知った。[np]

*page290|
Jumps performed in the second half are worth ten-percent more points.[np]
;;演技後半に行われるジャンプは得点が1.1倍になるらしいじゃねえか。[np]

*page291|
One's stamina has begun to wear out, so doing anything impressive late in the program is a harsh feat.[np]
;;体力的に、滅茶苦茶きついからだろ?[np]

*page292|
Only the King would even dream of pulling off what she's about to do.[np]
;;さすがは、王様だよ。[np]
;;Another simon-says-king-game thing. Now that I think about it, I like capitalizing king here.

*page293|
Go for it, Kanon! Bring the triple axel, the flower of skating, into the heat of the finale...![np]
;;そこに、スケートの華、トリプルアクセルを持ってくるなんて……。[np]

*page294|
[nm t="京介"]“Gh...”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“ぐ……”[np]

*page295|
The tension caused me to bite my lip.[np]
;;おれは唇を噛み締めていた。[np]

*page296|
Hang in there, Kanon...![np]
;;がんばれ、花音……![np]

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 The arena was dazzling.[wvl]
;; きらきらと、辺りがまぶしい。[wvl]
 Kanon's consciousness was already faint.[l] By now, one could say her body was just performing on its own.[wvl]
;; 花音の意識はすでに朦朧としていた。[l]もう、体が勝手に演じているといっていい。[wvl]
 ――Why?[wvl]
;; ――どうして?[wvl]
 How is it that she's still standing?[wvl]
;; なぜ、まだ、立っていられるの?[wvl]
 How can she still be performing this high level flying spin combination so happily?[wvl]
;; なぜ、最高レベルのフライングスピンコンビネーションを、うれしそうに続けていられるのか。[wvl]
 Her world spun like a top.[np]
;; くるくる、くるくると、世界が回っている。[np]

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*page303|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7844]“I don't want to skate anymore.”[wvl]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7844]“もう、スケートやめたい”[wvl]
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7158]“What's the matter, Kanon-chan?”[wvl]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7158]“いったいどうしたの、花音ちゃん?”[wvl]
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7845]“I mean, skating is so boring.”[wvl]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7845]“だって、つまんないんだもん”[wvl]
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7159]“Why do you say that? Didn't you win at the last tournament?”[wvl]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7159]“どうして? この前の競技会も勝ったじゃない?”[wvl]
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7846]“Winning isn't fun. You're the only one having fun, Mom.”[wvl]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7846]“勝っても楽しくない。楽しいのはお母さんだけ”[wvl]
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7160]“And what's so wrong about your mother having a little fun?”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7160]“お母さんが楽しいのはダメなの?”[np]

*page309|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7847]“...Huh?”[wvl]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7847]“……え?”[wvl]
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7161]“Your mom is very happy.”[wvl]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7161]“お母さん、とってもうれしいのよ”[wvl]
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7848]“But, Mom, all you want to do is brag about me.”[wvl]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7848]“だって、お母さん、自分が自慢したいだけだもん”[wvl]
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7162]“Is there anything wrong with that?”[wvl]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7162]“自慢しちゃ、ダメ?”[wvl]
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7849]“...Well...”[wvl]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7849]“……それは”[wvl]
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7163]“Kanon-chan, when you get famous someday, lots and lots more people are going to want to brag about you.”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7163]“花音ちゃん、これから先ね、花音ちゃんが有名になったら、もっともっと、いろんな人が自慢したがるわよ?”[np]

*page315|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7850]“Really?”[wvl]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7850]“そうなの?”[wvl]
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7164]“I was the same way. Big-shot tournament directors, relatives of big-shots, people from corporations, everyone... they'll all try to use you for their own benefit.”[wvl]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7164]“私もそうだったの。大会の偉い人、偉い人の親戚、会社の人、みんな、花音ちゃんを自分のために利用するわよ?”[wvl]
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7851]“Geez, that sounds awful. I hate it even more now.”[wvl]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7851]“だったら、なおさらヤダ”[wvl]
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7165]“But that's not all there is to it.”[wvl]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7165]“それでも、それだけじゃないのよ”[wvl]
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7852]“I don't know what that even means.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7852]“意味わかんない”[np]

*page320|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7166]“Then why not stick with it until you discover what it means?”[wvl]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7166]“じゃあ、意味がわかるまで、続けてみたら?”[wvl]
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7853]“...What the heck does [ font italic="true" ]that[ resetfont ] mean?”[wvl]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7853]“……なにそれ”[wvl]
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7167]“Hehe... who knows? Now come on, let's practice.”[wvl]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7167]“ふふ……さあ、練習しましょ?”[wvl]
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7854]“Oh, whatever. It doesn't matter what I say to you anyway, it's useless.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7854]“もういいよ。お母さんにはなに言っても無駄だね”[np]

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*page324|
 She finally understood.[wvl]
;; ようやく、意味がわかった。[wvl]
 A moment ago, she happened to glance at a sign among the spectators.[l] There was a disgusting-looking penguin drawn on it.[l] Someone with long, disheveled hair had taken advantage of the loud applause to stand up and shout.[wvl]
;; さきほど、ちらりと客席の垂れ幕が目についた。[l]気持ち悪いペンギンの柄が入っていた。[l]誰かが拍手に便乗して席を立ち上がり、うすら長い髪を振り乱して叫んでいた。[wvl]
 She discovered the sight of her mother shedding tears.[l] During her step sequence, the spectators sent her applause in tempo with the music.[wvl]
 Her four minutes were nearly up, and her program was coming to an end.[np]
;; 母が涙を流している姿も見つけることができた。[l]ステップのときには、観客から曲のテンポに合わせた手拍子を送ってもらうことができた。[wvl]
;; プログラムは、もう、終わる。[np]

*page328|
 She had no regrets.[l] Even if she had done so begrudgingly, Kanon was happy that she kept skating.[l] Even if she was just the object of her mother's vicarious lifestyle, even if she was enabling the greed of her sponsors, the applause right here, in this crowded arena, was the real thing.[wvl]
;; もう、悔いはない。[l]ふてくされながらも、スケートを続けていて良かった。[l]たとえ母の見栄につきあわされていたのだとしても、背後のスポンサーが欲の皮を厚くしていたのだとしても、いまこの場にいる彼らの声援は、本物なのだから。[wvl]
 The piece was drawing to a close.[np]
;; 曲が収束する。[np]

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*page330|
 Her eyes were moist and her tears fell, glittering in the light.[wvl]
;; 瞳が濡れ、涙が散って、光に輝いた。[wvl]
 While crying with a smile, Kanon put her all into the last launch.[wvl]
 She leapt.[wvl]
;; 泣きながら笑い、花音は最後の踏み切りに己のすべてを閃かせた。[wvl]
;; 跳んだ。[wvl]
 Kicking away the person she had been until now, she jumped toward her mother.[np]
;; これまでの自分を蹴飛ばし、母の元へ。[wvl]
 Eventually, I too will become a mother.[wvl]
;; やがてわたしが母となり、[wvl]
 And when I teach my child this song, teach each melodious measure,[wvl]
 The tears will oft, just like my mother's, flow from my memory's treasure――――[np]

;;EXPLANATION: Below is what it was before. It's too contextual to completely replace with the lyrics to "Songs My Mother Taught Me", but there's more than a "slight reference", so I felt like readapting the second stanza. I took care to think about rhythm, internal rhyme, alliteration, haha... Anyway, complete replacement completely negates the reference to Ikuko crying, which is undesirable.
;; And when I teach my child this song,[wvl]
;; わたしの子供に歌を教えるとき、[wvl]
;; Just like my mother, there will be tears in my eyes as well...[np]
;; 母と同じように、わたしの目にも、涙が宿る――――。[np]

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*page337|
......[np]
;;…………。[np]

*page338|
...[np]
;;……。[np]

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*page339|
I couldn't stop my trembling.[np]
;;震えが止まらない。[np]

*page340|
There was a stifling silence.[np]
;;息が詰まりそうな静寂。[np]

*page341|
In those four short minutes, a musical selection had been filled to the brim with soul.[np]
;;たかが四分に濃縮された魂の歌があった。[np]

*page342|
After finishing her performance, Kanon took a brilliant final pose.[np]
;;演技の終焉を迎えた花音が氷上で、輝かしい決めのポーズを取っていた。[np]

*page343|
She spread her arms out to the heavens and stood stone-still, like a statue.[np]
;;両手を天に向けて伸ばし、そのまま彫像のように固まっている。[np]

*page344|
Even from back here, I could tell she was crying.[np]
;;遠目に見ても、泣いているのがわかった。[np]

*page345|
Suddenly, the ground shook.[np]
;;突如、地が揺れた。[np]

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*page346|
Kanon was bathed in cheers and applause so feverish that the ice itself seemed to shake.[np]
;;リンクの氷すら揺れるような、熱くたぎった拍手と、歓声が花音に浴びせられた。[np]

*page348|
People stood with amazement on their faces, clapping to the limits of their strength.[np]
;;目を剥き、顔を興奮にこわばらせ、力の限り手を叩いている。[np]

*page347|
Not a single person shirked her standing ovation.[np]
;;立ち上がって賛辞を送らぬ者などいない。[np]
;;notice I swapped 347/348 - pondr 2nd shift
;;Skipping out on a standing ovation? Wouldn't "shirked" be better? ~Newbie
;;absolutely. - pondr

*page349|
No, wait. There was one. Only one other person stood unmoving, like Kanon.[np]
;;いや、ただひとり、リンクの花音と同じように、身じろぎひとつしないでいる女性がいた。[np]


*page350|
[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7168]“...Ah, ah, ah...”[np]
;;[nm t="郁子" s=yuu_7168]“……あ、あ、あ……”[np]

*page351|
She was almost like an infant.[np]
;;まるで赤子のようだった。[np]

*page352|
At this very moment, something had clearly been reborn within Ikuko-san.[np]
;;郁子さんのなにかが、いまこの瞬間に、はっきりと生まれ変わった。[np]

*page353|
I, too, was uncharacteristically unable to suppress my feelings.[np]
;;おれも柄にもなく、こみ上げるものをおさえられなかった。[np]

*page354|
It really was exactly like ‘Songs My Mother Taught Me’.[np]
;;まさしく、"わが母の教えたまいし歌"のとおりではないか。[np]

*page355|
Kanon's perfect, genuine expression had left the audience even more enamored.[np]
;;花音は、完璧な内面表現で、おれたちを沸かせてくれた。[np]

*page356|
Kanon...[np]
;;花音……。[np]

*page357|
Is this colossal ovation reaching you?[np]
;;この大歓声が、届いているか?[np]

*page358|
Or have you already exhausted all of your strength, and lost consciousness?[np]
;;それとも、力を使い果たして、もう意識を失っているのか。[np]

*page359|
Just as I was thinking that, without being able to thank the spectators or grab hold of Coach Hilton, Kanon crumpled to the ice. I suppose it wasn't exactly a surprise for her to pass out like that.[np]
;;そう思うと、花音が観客に礼をすることもできず、コーチのヒルトンに抱きつくこともできず、氷上にゆっくりと崩れ落ち、眠りにつくのがさほど不思議でもなかった。[np]

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*page360|
Tension and urgency ran through the arena.[np]
;;緊張と動揺がアイスアリーナに走った。[np]

*page361|
Everyone shouted out in concern for Kanon's well-being.[np]
;;皆、花音の安否を心配し、叫んだ。[np]


*page362|
Kanon, Kanon-chan! Kanon![np]
;;花音、花音ちゃん! 花音![np]
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*page363|
Then...[np]
;;そのときだった。[np]

*page364|
Faster than I could run to the gate at the bottom of the stairs, the silhouette of someone rushing out crashed through it.[np]
;;おれが階段下のフェンスに駆け寄るより早く、飛び出す影があった。[np]
;;fence got turned into gate. I'm not sure but do skating rinks usually have entrances onto the ice from the spectator's area? I didn't think they did.
;;it's certainly not a fence, it's called a gate. And while they don't usually, it's possible the "family seating area" does. Furthermore, it's just a little hop over a waist-high railing to get to the area the zambonis drive out from, and then there's a gate onto the ice. - pondr

*page365|
She screamed like a newborn fresh from the womb as she jumped onto the ice.[np]
;;子宮から出た胎児がそうするように、雄たけびを上げ、リンクに飛び込んでいく。[np]
;;writing fresh out of the womb made me cringe. - pointless note
;;^not pondr, fyi

*page366|
Of course, with the low friction, she wasn't able to approach steadily.[np]
;;当然、摩擦係数の低い氷上では思うように近づけない。[np]

*page367|
She fell, and clumsily hit her head.[np]
;;転倒し、無様に頭を打ちつけた。[np]

*page368|
But not a single person laughed.[np]
;;しかし、失笑するものは一人としていなかった。[np]

*page369|
She struggled her way to her daughter.[np]
;;もがきながら、花音のもとへ迫る。[np]

*page370|
The one to embrace Kanon without delay was neither Coach Hilton nor the rinkside medic.[np]
;;いち早く、花音を抱きかかえたのは、コーチのヒルトンでも、リンクサイドで待機していた医療班でもなかった。[np]

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*page371|
The audience was boisterous at the sudden commotion, but the entire arena eventually filled with warm applause.[np]
;;突然の事態に、客席は騒然となり、やがて暖かい拍手が満場を支配した。[np]

*page372|
Kanon left the rink supported by her mother.[np]
;;母に支えられ、花音はリンクをあとにした。[np]

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*page373|
The scores were a bit delayed, probably because of Kanon's collapse.[np]
;;ハプニングもあったせいか、採点には時間がかかっているようだった。[np]

*page374|
The drawn-out tension was nauseating.[np]
;;長い緊張に、胃がおかしくなりそうだ。[np]

*page375|
The kiss-and-cry was visible on the arena's jumbotron.[np]
;;場内の巨大スクリーンには、キッス&クライの映像が届いていた。[np]

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*page376|
Kanon was gloomy.[np]
;;花音は憮然としていた。[np]

*page377|
She looked vacant.[np]
;;放心しているようにも見えた。[np]

*page378|
She didn't approach Hilton as he stood near her. She seemed to entirely forget his existence.[np]
;;隣に座るヒルトンに寄るでもなく、我を忘れたように立ち尽くしていた。[np]

*page379|
The arena's attention was poured entirely into the announcing of the scores for her tremendous performance.[np]
;;会場の興味は、すさまじい演技を披露した得点に注がれている。[np]

*page380|
There were no misses in Kanon's performance.[np]
;;花音はノーミスだったと思われる。[np]

*page381|
Even the top skaters in the world tend to make one or two misses during the long free skate.[np]
;;世界のトップクラスの選手でも、長いフリーのなかで、一度や二度はミスをするものらしい。[np]

*page382|
Minimizing their resulting penalties is key to victory.[np]
;;ミスを少なくすることが勝利への鍵。[np]

*page383|
Some people sitting around me who seemed to be skating experts were also clamoring about Kanon's flawless performance.[np]
;;近くに座っているスケート通らしき客も、花音のミスはなかったと興奮した口調で言っていた。[np]

*page384|
Plus, it was a program of the highest difficulty. It had two triples in a row, and a triple axel in the second half.[np]
;;しかも、三回転+三回転はもちろん、演技後半にトリプルアクセルを持ってきた最高難易度のプログラム。[np]

*page385|
Kanon had even demonstrated the feat of a quad.[np]
;;離れ業の四回転すら見せつけた。[np]

*page386|
Her Achilles' heel, musical interpretation and performance/execution, were also quite a different story from her usual.[np]
;;泣き所の"曲の解釈"、"演技力"なども、今回ばかりは見違えるようだった。[np]

*page387|
Just watching Kanon's free skate performance had already convinced everyone that her score would far exceed Seta's.[np]
;;フリーの演技だけ見れば、瀬田をはるかに上回る得点が掲示されるのは、もはや、誰の目にも明らかだった。[np]

*page388|
[nm t="客1" s=ky1_7003]“...That quad gives +5 to base points, doesn't it?”[np]
;;[nm t="客1" s=ky1_7003]“……あのクワドラブルで基礎点+5だろ?”[np]

*page389|
[nm t="客2" s=ky2_7002]“Yeah, and that final triple will probably have added points, too.”[np]
;;[nm t="客2" s=ky2_7002]“ああ、最後のトリプルも加点されてんだろ”[np]

*page390|
[nm t="客1" s=ky1_7004]“And I think all the spins were at level four... you think she's going to turn this around?”[np]
;;[nm t="客1" s=ky1_7004]“スピンは全部レベル4だと思うし、こりゃ、ひっくり返ったな?”[np]

*page391|
[nm t="客2" s=ky2_7003]“Without a doubt. She's going to beat 200 points with this one.”[np]
;;[nm t="客2" s=ky2_7003]“間違いねえ。二百点超えるぞ”[np]

*page391a|
I agree.[np]
;;同感だった。[np]

*page391b|
Summed with yesterday's short program, she'll exceed 200 points.[np]
;;昨日のショートと合わせて、二百点を超える。[np]

*page392|
Just then, the long-anticipated announcement came.[np]
;;そのとき、待ちに待ったアナウンスが流れた。[np]

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*page393|
The applause settled.[np]
;;拍手が収束する。[np]

*page394|
[nm t="アナウンス" s=ana_7000]“‘Azai-san's score――’”[np]
;;[nm t="アナウンス" s=ana_7000]“『浅井さんの得点――』”[np]

*page395|
The announcement continued on next in English.[np]
;;英語でのアナウンスに続いて声が走り渡った。[np]

*page396|
There was a moment of tension.[np]
;;緊張の瞬間。[np]

*page397|
Kanon was still in a daze.[np]
;;花音はまだ、ぼんやりとしている。[np]

*page398|
The announcement seemed to last an eternity.[np]
;;アナウンスには永遠とも思える溜めがあった。[np]

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*page399|
The arena tried to endure the tension with applause.[np]
;;会場も手拍子で、緊張に耐える。[np]

*page400|
[nm t="アナウンス" s=ana_7001]“‘Technical score――’”[np]
;;[nm t="アナウンス" s=ana_7001]“『技術点――』”[np]

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*page401|
The applause grew silent like a wave.[np]
;;拍手が大きなうねりとなって、ぽつりとやんだ。[np]

*page402|
[nm t="アナウンス" s=ana_7002]“‘77.42’”[np]
;;[nm t="アナウンス" s=ana_7002]“『77.42』”[np]

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*page403|
At that moment, the wall was wrapped in marveling voices that led to a rumble in the ground.[np]
;;その瞬間、驚嘆の声が地鳴りとなって会場全体を包み込んだ。[np]

*page404|
Kanon didn't move an inch.[np]
;;花音は、ぴくりとも動かない。[np]

*page405|
It was a terrific score.[np]
;;凄まじい得点だった。[np]

*page406|
She exceeded Seta's technical score by over ten points.[np]
;;瀬田の技術点を10点近く上回っている。[np]

*page407|
I was thrown along with the atmosphere and cheered some myself.[np]
;;おれも周囲の雰囲気に呑まれ、おおお、とうなっていた。[np]

*page408|
Alright, next is her program component score.[np]
;;さて、次は構成点だ。[np]

*page409|
Everything is decided by the sum of the technical and program component scores.[np]
;;技術点と構成点の合計で、すべてが決まる。[np]

*page410|
[nm t="アナウンス" s=ana_7003]“‘Program component score――’”[np]
;;[nm t="アナウンス" s=ana_7003]“『プログラム構成点――』”[np]

*page411|
Please...![np]
;;頼む……![np]

*page412|
[nm t="アナウンス" s=ana_7004]“‘61.21’”[np]
;;[nm t="アナウンス" s=ana_7004]“『61.21』”[np]


*page413|
[nm t="アナウンス" s=ana_7005]“‘Free skate score: 138.63’”[np]
;;[nm t="アナウンス" s=ana_7005]“『フリースケーティングの得点、138.63』”[np]

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*page414|
As Kanon's personal best had just been updated, the total score was reported.[np]
;;パーソナルベストを更新した花音は、そして総合得点を告げられた。[np]

*page415|
It was drowned out by the loud cheering, and even the booming announcer's voice seemed to be far away.[np]
;;大歓声にかき消され、アナウンスの声すら遠くなった。[np]

*page416|
But the next moment, I rose from my seat.[np]
;;しかし、おれは次の瞬間には立ち上がっていた。[np]

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*page417|
[nm t="アナウンス" s=ana_7006]“‘The total sends her into first place――!’”[np]
;;[nm t="アナウンス" s=ana_7006]“『総合、第一位です――!』”[np]

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*page418|
Kanon made a comeback victory over Seta by one point.[np]
;;瀬田に一点差をつけて逆転勝利した花音。[np]

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*page419|
A slight trickle of tears ran down her cheek.[np]
;;一筋の涙がうっすらと頬を伝う。[np]

*page420|
She had a kind, relieved sort of smile.[np]
;;安堵したような優しい笑顔だった。[np]

*page421|
The arena overflowed with an unprecedented ovation, blessing Kanon.[np]
;;この上ない賛辞が溢れ返り、花音を祝福する。[np]

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*page422|
[nm t="京介"]“...Ahh...”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“……はあっ……”[np]

*page423|
My hands sweat, and I finally take a breath.[np]
;;手に汗が浮かび、おれはようやくため息をついた。[np]

*page424|
...What a girl.[np]
;;……たいしたヤツだよ。[np]


@chr c=haru_a_se_04_b l=tubaki_a_si_04_b
@chr r=eiichi_a_si_04c_b
@chr_jump pos=r
*page425|
[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7915]“She did it! She fuckin' did it, Bro!”[np]
;;[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7915]“やったな、おいっ!”[np]

*page426|
Eiichi and the rest suddenly run to meet me.[np]
;;ふと、栄一たちが、駆け寄ってきていた。[np]

*page427|
[nm t="ハル" s=har_9852]“She did it! She did it!”[np]
;;[nm t="ハル" s=har_9852]“やってくれたのう! やってくれたのう!”[np]


@chr l=tubaki_b_si_16b_b
*page428|
[nm t="椿姫" s=tub_2203]“It was so amazing, I could cry!”[np]
;;[nm t="椿姫" s=tub_2203]“すごいよ、ほんと涙出てきちゃう!”[np]

*page429|
Everyone jumped around in celebration.[np]
;;みんなして、はしゃいでいた。[np]


@chr r=eiichi_a_si_06_b
*page430|
[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7916]“Yo, I totally knew that Kanon would win.”[np]
;;[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7916]“いやよう、オレちゃんはわかってたぜ。どう考えても花音が勝つってな”[np]


@chr c=haru_b2_se_04_b
*page431|
[nm t="ハル" s=har_9853]“Then why did you look like you were about to die right before they announced the scores?”[np]
;;[nm t="ハル" s=har_9853]“得点が発表されるまで、死にそうな顔してましたよね?”[np]


@chr r=eiichi_b_si_02_b
*page432|
[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7917]“Huh!?”[np]
;;[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7917]“ああっ!?”[np]


@chr l=tubaki_a_si_04_b
*page433|
[nm t="椿姫" s=tub_2204]“Oh, cut him some slack...”[np]
;;[nm t="椿姫" s=tub_2204]“まあまあ”[np]

*page434|
The whole audience was as excited as these three.[np]
;;沸き返る客席。[np]

*page435|
Some people were even moved to tears.[np]
;;感動に打ち震え、泣いている者もいた。[np]


@mface name=gonzou_a_00_b
*page436|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7332]“Kyousuke...”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7332]“京介……”[np]


@dellay pos=rcl
@camera angle=l
@chr l=gonzou_a_00_b
*page437|
Azai Gonzou appeared, wearing an undiscerning expression.[np]
;;浅井権三は、憮然とした顔で現れた。[np]

*page438|
[nm t="京介"]“How about that, Father?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“どうです、お養父さん?”[np]


@chr l=gonzou_a_01c_b
*page439|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7333]“Hah...”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7333]“ふ……”[np]

*page440|
He lets out a faint smile.[np]
;;薄笑いを放った。[np]


@chr l=gonzou_a_01b_b
*page441|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7334]“It was truly great.”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7334]“さすがに、見事だった”[np]


@chr l=gonzou_a_01c_b
*page442|
He says these words and laughs loudly.[np]
;;そう言って、高笑いを上げた。[np]

*page443|
I defeated Gonzou, and it feels pretty good, honestly.[np]
;;おれは権三を打ち負かして、まんざらでもない気分だった。[np]

*page444|
[nm t="京介"]“You're laughing out of happiness, right?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“お養父さんも、うれしくて笑うんですね?”[np]


@chr l=gonzou_a_04_b
*page445|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7335]“Haha...”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7335]“クク……”[np]

*page446|
Gonzo shook his head like he was enjoying himself.[np]
;;権三は、たまらないといった様子で首を振った。[np]



@chr l=gonzou_a_04b_b
*page447|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7336]“You seem to have gotten the wrong idea, Kyousuke.”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7336]“なにを勘違いしている、京介?”[np]

*page448|
[nm t="京介"]“...Huh?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“……は?”[np]

*page449|
What?[np]
;;なんだって?[np]

*page450|
[nm t="京介"]“What are you talking about? The scores have already been announced. What could possib-...?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“どうしました? もう、得点が出ているじゃないですか。いまさらなにを……”[np]

*page451|
Gonzou interrupts my words.[np]
;;おれの言葉をさえぎった権三。[np]

@sbgm
@chr l=gonzou_a_06b_b
*page452|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7337]“She will inevitably lose...!!!”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7337]“それでも負けるが必定よ……!!!”[np]

*page453|
I see the anger in his eyes, and freeze up.[np]
;;その目に激しい憤りを見つけて、おれは凍りついた。[np]

@bgm storage=bgm_26

*page454|
[nm t="役員" s=yki_7001]“‘Please be silent for a moment――’”[np]
;;[nm t="役員" s=yki_7001]“『ご静粛にお願いします――』”[np]

@fose

*page455|
It wasn't the female announcer from earlier.[np]
;;女性のアナウンスではなかった。[np]

*page456|
A stream of unrest flowed through the atmosphere.[np]
;;不穏な空気が流れる。[np]

*page457|
A man was suddenly on the intercom, introducing himself as a tournament executive.[np]
;;館内放送に突如登場した男は、大会の執行役員と名乗った。[np]

*page458|
[nm t="役員" s=yki_7002]“‘The current reported score is incorrect due to an error introduced by the technical executive's computer.’”[np]
;;[nm t="役員" s=yki_7002]“『ただいまの採点に、技術役員のコンピュータートラブルによるミスが発覚いたしました』”[np]

*page459|
I realize my face is going pale.[np]
;;おれは、自分の顔が蒼白になっていくのを自覚した。[np]

*page460|
[nm t="役員" s=yki_7003]“‘We will now announce Azai Kanon's recalculated technical score.’”[np]
;;[nm t="役員" s=yki_7003]“『再度採点した結果、浅井花音選手の技術点の修正を余儀なくされたことを、ここにお伝えいたします』”[np]

*page461|
...![np]
;;……っ![np]

*page462|
[nm t="役員" s=yki_7004]“‘The judges have reached an official conclusion of 75.12 as the score.’”[np]
;;[nm t="役員" s=yki_7004]“『正式な得点は、75.12、との審判団の結論が出ました』”[np]

*page463|
She went down over two points.[np]
;;二点以上も減点された。[np]

*page464|
Wait, that means...!?[np]
;;それは、つまり……!?[np]

*page465|
The difference of one point between her and Seta...[np]
;;瀬田とは一点差だったのだ。[np]

*page466|
[nm t="役員" s=yki_7005]“‘Therefore, her program's overall score will also...’”[np]
;;[nm t="役員" s=yki_7005]“『従いまして、プログラム構成点も……』”[np]

@camera angle=r
@chr r=eiichi_b_si_18_b
*page467|
[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7918]“FUCK THAT――――!!!”[np]
;;[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7918]“ざけるなあああ――――っ!!!”[np]

;SE 騒然とした群集
@se storage=se_22i loop=true

*page468|
At Eiichi's shout, the arena fills with unprecedented chaos.[np]
;;栄一の声を皮きりに、会場は未曾有の大混乱におちいった。[np]

*page469|
There was shouting and cursing everywhere.[np]
;;そこらじゅうではき捨てるような暴言が飛び交った。[np]

*page470|
[nm t="観客" s=kky_7000]“Fuck you!”[np]
;;[nm t="観客" s=kky_7000]“くたばれ!”[np]

*page471|
[nm t="観客" s=kky_7001]“Fire them all!”[np]
;;[nm t="観客" s=kky_7001]“全員クビにしろ!”[np]

*page472|
The spectators start throwing things onto the ice, and the security guards try to calm the crowd down.[np]
;;リンクに物が投げ入れられ、それを取り押さえるべく警備員があわただしく動く。[np]

*page473|
[nm t="役員" s=yki_7006]“‘We humbly request that everyone understand...’”[np]
;;[nm t="役員" s=yki_7006]“『皆様にはご理解いただきますよう、何卒……』”[np]

*page474|
Eiichi started kicking up a fuss with bloodshot eyes.[np]
;;栄一が血走った目で騒いでいた。[np]
;;This was what the TLC left... is kicking up a fuss one way of saying this? I've never heard kicking up. If it's common enough, keep it, I like it. - pondr


@chr r=eiichi_b_si_02_b
*page475|
[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7919]“There's no fucking way her score could've dropped by two whole points! I mean, it's literally fucking impossible! I wanna know which of those stupid pricks pulled that cheating bullshit out of his ass!”[np]
;;[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7919]“マジありえねえから、二点も減るとか! これ、ぜってー不正だから!”[np]

*page476|
Cheating...!?[np]
;;不正……!?[np]

*page477|
[nm t="京介"]“Are you saying there's someone manipulating the score...?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“得点の操作があったと……?”[np]


@chr r=eiichi_b_si_18_b
*page478|
[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7920]“No shit that's what I'm saying. Computer error my ass, I'm going to go look at the goddamn score sheet! I bet they fucking knocked some spin or step sequence down a level or something!”[np]
;;[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7920]“間違いねえよ、いまから配られるスコア見てくる! ぜってー、どっかのスピンかステップのレベルが下げられてる!”[np]
@dellay_dash pos=r

@fose

*page479|
Eiichi took off.[np]
;;栄一は走り去っていった。[np]


@camera angle=l time=1000
@chr l=gonzou_a_08b_b
*page480|
Gonzou spoke up calmly.[np]
;;権三が、冷酷に言った。[np]

*page481|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7338]“That's how it goes, Kyousuke.”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7338]“というわけだ、京介”[np]

*page482|
[nm t="京介"]“...Wh-why?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“……な、なぜです?”[np]

*page483|
I still couldn't believe it.[np]
;;おれはいまだに信じられなかった。[np]

*page484|
[nm t="京介"]“But wasn't the new system supposed to make it harder for judges to rig the scores...?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“新採点方式は、不正が出にくいと……?”[np]

*page485|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7339]“No matter how much the system changes, as long as people are behind it, there will always be someone rigging something.”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7339]“いくら制度が変わろうと、そこに人の手が加われば、いくらでも不正は起こる”[np]

*page486|
The arena was filled with nearly slanderous suspicion.[np]
;;会場でも、不審な声が上がっている。[np]

*page487|
[nm t="客1" s=ky1_7005]“It was a level three...!?”[np]
;;[nm t="客1" s=ky1_7005]“レベル3だ……!”[np]

*page488|
[nm t="客2" s=ky2_7004]“You're kidding! That Y-spin!?”[np]
;;[nm t="客2" s=ky2_7004]“嘘だろ!? あのY字が!?”[np]

*page489|
Apparently a level four spin had been reduced one level.[np]
;;四段階評価のスピンが、一段階、下げられているらしい。[np]

*page490|
There were also several other suspicious points.[np]
;;他にも、口々におかしな点があげられていた。[np]

*page491|
[nm t="京介"]“T-the technical executive has the key role of watching it in slow motion and assigning a base point value to each element...”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“ぎ、技術役員というのは、各要素をスロー映像で判別して、基礎点を決定する重要な役割を……”[np]


@chr l=gonzou_a_01c_b
*page492|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7340]“Indeed.”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7340]“そうだな”[np]

*page493|
[nm t="京介"]“I had heard that they are accompanied by experienced judges and coaches. Hell, supposedly two people are paid just to watch him do his job...”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“彼らは経験を積んだジャッジやコーチで、しかも二人の監視役もいるという話では……?”[np]

*page494|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7341]“Your point being?”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7341]“それが、どうした?”[np]

*page495|
Gonzou held onto his calm to the very end.[np]
;;あくまでも平然としてる権三に食い下がった。[np]

*page496|
[nm t="京介"]“Ridiculous... they're obliged to leave the judged video behind as evidence, aren't they?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“馬鹿な……判別した映像を証拠として残す義務も彼らにはあるんですよ?”[np]


@chr l=gonzou_a_01b_b
*page497|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7342]“And I suppose that's why they babbled about the computer screwing up.”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7342]“だから、機械が壊れただのとほざいたのだ”[np]

*page498|
My eyesight darkened in despair.[np]
;;絶望に、目の前が暗くなった。[np]

*page499|
[nm t="京介"]“B-but the media should have captured the performance with their cameras, too... just that should be enough to...”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“し、しかし……マスコミのカメラも映像を捉えていて……そんな、そんなものは……”[np]

*page500|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7343]“Even if everyone in Japan started bitching about it, the judge's decision would hold. It's absolute.”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7343]“たとえすべての日本人が不正を訴えたとしても、審判団の決定は絶対だ”[np]

*page501|
I had nothing left to say.[np]
;;もう、言葉もなかった。[np]


@chr l=gonzou_a_03_b
*page502|
[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7344]“The shift to the new judging system has only just begun. The maggots will have plenty of excuses.”[np]
;;[nm t="浅井権三" s=gon_7344]“いまは新採点方式への移行がはじまったばかり。カスどもの言い訳はいくらでもある”[np]

*page503|
So essentially, the truth will remain hazy.[np]
;;つまり、真相はうやむやになるということだ。[np]


@camera angle=r
@chr rr=tubaki_c_si_20_b
*page504|
[nm t="椿姫" s=tub_2205]“Kanon-chan! I can't believe it, it's so cruel...!”[np]
;;[nm t="椿姫" s=tub_2205]“花音ちゃんっ! そんなっ、ひどいよお……!”[np]

*page505|
Tsubaki slumped against the wall, crying.[np]
;;椿姫は、泣きながら、壁際にうずくまった。[np]


@chr r=haru_b_se_16_b
*page506|
[nm t="ハル" s=har_9854]“......”[np]
;;[nm t="ハル" s=har_9854]“…………”[np]

*page507|
Usami also wore a sharp look, as if trying to endure something.[np]
;;宇佐美も鋭い目つきで、何かにじっと耐えているようだった。[np]
;;she gets that look often. - pondr

*page508|
The spectators' eyes suddenly focused on the skating rink.[np]
;;ふと、観客の視線が、リンクに集まっていた。[np]

*page509|
[nm t="瀬田" s=set_7014]“Please!”[np]
;;[nm t="瀬田" s=set_7014]“お願いします!”[np]

*page510|
Seta Makiko was shouting from the ice.[np]
;;瀬田真紀子だった。[np]

*page511|
[nm t="瀬田" s=set_7015]“Please, I insist that the judges review their decision again!”[np]
;;[nm t="瀬田" s=set_7015]“もう一度、正確な採点をお願いします!”[np]

*page512|
Kanon's rival pleaded in the direction of the officials' seats, disregarding her own position...[np]
;;花音のライバルは、自らの立場も考えず、役員席に向かって頭を下げていた。[np]

*page513|
Even in the participants' eyes, the judging was way too strange.[np]
;;選手の目から見ても、あまりにもおかしい審判が下っていたのだ。[np]

*page514|
[nm t="京介"]“K-Kanon...”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“か、花音……”[np]

*page515|
I mutter in shock.[np]
;;愕然と、つぶやいた。[np]


@chr rr=eiichi_b_si_02_s
@chr_jump pos=rr
*page516|
[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7921]“Kyousukeeee, I'm fucking out of here!!!”[np]
;;[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7921]“京介ええっ、オレは帰るぞぉっ!!!”[np]

*page517|
[nm t="京介"]“...Leaving so soon...?”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“……かえる……?”[np]

*page518|
Eiichi's face strains in anger.[np]
;;憤怒に顔を歪ませる栄一。[np]


@chr rr=eiichi_b_si_18_s
*page519|
[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7922]“There's no fucking time to waste! I'm gonna raid every motherfucking messageboard on the goddamn internet!”[np]
;;[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7922]“決まってんだろうが! いまから世界中のありとあらゆる掲示板に爆撃を行う!”[np]

*page520|
[nm t="京介"]“Are you a flipping idi... just give it a rest.”[np]
;;[nm t="京介"]“ば……よ、よせ……”[np]

*page521|
My feeble voice is shaken away.[np]
;;力ない声は、あっさりと振り切られた。[np]


@dellay pos=rr
*page522|
[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7923]“This isn't fair to Kanon――!”[np]
;;[nm t="栄一" s=eii_7923]“かのんがっ、かわいそうだろうが――!”[np]

*page523|
Eiichi had begun to tear up, and I couldn't stop him.[np]
;;涙すら見せた栄一を引き止めることはできなかった。[np]

*page524|
What he's going to do isn't praiseworthy...[np]
;;ヤツがやろうとしていることは、褒められたものではない。[np]

*page525|
...But I understand his feelings.[np]
;;しかし、気持ちはわかる。[np]

*page526|
I wanted to run into the staff room and wring the necks of the bastards behind this.[np]
;;わかりすぎて、いまにも役員室に乗り込んで、不正を働いた輩の胸倉をつかんでやりたかった。[np]
;;hey man, his anger is focused. no reason to make it unfocused!

*page527|
I clenched my fists in anger as I desperately tried to keep it from exploding out of my lips.[np]
;;おれは拳に怒りを握り締め、唇から溢れそうな怨嗟の声を必死になって押しとどめていた。[np]

*page528|
Because...[np]
;;なぜなら……。[np]

@fobgm

;ev_kanon_04a
@hide
@black rule=rule_a_r time=200
@ev storage=ev_kanon_04a time=500
@show

*page529|
[nm t="記者1" s=ki1_7002]“Kanon-san, how do you feel right now!?”[np]
;;[nm t="記者1" s=ki1_7002]“浅井さん、いまのお気持ちを!”[np]


@flash_3times
*page530|
The camera flashes bathe Kanon, who stands dumbfounded.[np]
;;呆然とそこに立ち尽くしていた花音に、激しいフラッシュが浴びせられていた。[np]


@flash
*page531|
[nm t="記者1" s=ki1_7003]“You got second place!”[np]
;;[nm t="記者1" s=ki1_7003]“結果、二位、ということですが!?”[np]

*page532|
The reporters know instinctively that it was a setup.[np]
;;マイクを向ける彼らも敏感に、今回の不祥事を察知している。[np]


@flash
*page533|
[nm t="記者1" s=ki1_7004]“Can you accept that!?”[np]
;;[nm t="記者1" s=ki1_7004]“納得されていらっしゃいますか!?”[np]

*page534|
She looked soulless.[np]
;;魂が抜けたようだった。[np]

*page535|
Kanon's magnificent performance, her wishes for her mother, weren't rewarded.[np]
;;素晴らしい演技を披露した花音の、努力と母への想いは報われなかった。[np]

*page536|
Kanon emotionlessly shook her head.[np]
;;花音は、無表情に、かすかに首を振った。[np]


@clear_mface
*page537|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7855]“Uhh...”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7855]“あの……”[np]

*page538|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7856]“Can I... say one thing?”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7856]“ひと言だけ、いいでしょうか?”[np]

*page539|
The crowd of paparazzi gathered around her in anticipation.[np]
;;報道陣は期待している。[np]

*page540|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7857]“I'm stupid, and don't really know what to say, but there is one thing I'd like to tell you...”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7857]“わたし、馬鹿で、なに言うかわからないんですけど、ひと言だけ……”[np]

*page541|
The one, impacting statement of figure skating's number-one troublemaker...[np]
;;お騒がせ娘の、爆弾発言を。[np]

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*page542|
A tear slides down Kanon's cheek.[np]
;;花音の瞳から涙が頬を伝って落ちた。[np]

*page543|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7858]“I... I lost because... because I'm not good enough.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7858]“わたしが……未熟だから……負けたんです……”[np]

*page544|
[nm t="記者" s=ki0_7006]“Huh?”[np]
;;[nm t="記者" s=ki0_7006]“え?”[np]

*page545|
It was obviously a setup.[np]
;;明らかな不正があった。[np]

*page546|
The whole of Japan thinks so.[np]
;;日本中がそう思っている。[np]

*page547|
‘Aren't you suspicious?’[np]
;;くやしくはないのか、と。[np]

*page548|
‘Aren't you upset that you lost this fateful, career-deciding match?’[np]
;;世界行きがかかっていた重要な試合を落として、くやしくはないのかと。[np]

*page549|
Kanon forces a smile.[np]
;;しかし、花音は無理に笑った。[np]

*page550|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7859]“I'd like to apologize to everyone.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7859]“みなさん、申しわけありませんでした”[np]

*page551|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7860]“It's my fault...”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7860]“わたしが、悪いんです……”[np]

*page552|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7861]“I couldn't get enough points... because I'm not good enough.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7861]“わたしが、弱いから、得点が伸びなかったんです……”[np]

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*page553|
Then, Kanon bowed.[np]
;;そうして、花音は頭を下げた。[np]

*page554|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7862]“Thank you for all your support.”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7862]“ご声援、ありがとうございました”[np]

*page555|
She's not at fault, yet she pleads for forgiveness.[np]
;;何も悪くないのに、頭を下げた。[np]

*page555a|
...Ugh.[np]
;;……ぐっ。[np]

*page555b|
I bite my lip and watch that sad, sad girl.[np]
;;おれは唇を噛み締め、少女を見やった。[np]

*page555c|
I want to scream.[np]
;;叫びだしたかった。[np]

*page555d|
‘How can you stand by and let this happen!?’[np]
;;それでいいのか!?[np]

*page555e|
‘You're being used again!’[np]
;;お前は、また利用されたんだぞ!?[np]

*page555f|
‘You gave an amazing performance, and you're being betrayed again!’[np]
;;最高の演技を見せつけて、なお裏切られたんだぞ?[np]

*page555g|
Kanon... God, Kanon...![np]
;;花音……ああ、花音……![np]

*page555h|
I feel completely helpless, and nearly break down into tears.[np]
;;無力感が胸を突き上げ、涙がこぼれ落ちそうになった。[np]

*page556|
But I too should suppress this feeling of humiliation.[np]
;;だが、おれも、屈辱を抑えねばならなかった。[np]

*page557|
Kanon is bowing down, apologizing and thanking people like that.[np]
;;あの花音が、ああやって人に頭を下げている。[np]

*page558|
She's subduing her despair and desperately holding it in.[np]
;;絶望を押し殺し、必死に耐えているのだから。[np]

*page559|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7863]“Seta-san, thank you, and I'm sorry...!”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7863]“瀬田さん、どうもありがとう、そしてごめんなさいっ……!”[np]

*page560|
Her nearly sobbing voice carried throughout the building.[np]
;;しゃくり上げるような声が館内に響き渡る。[np]

*page561|
That spectacle struck a chord with everyone present.[np]
;;その姿に、誰もが胸を打たれていた。[np]

*page562|
The spectators, who had come dangerously close to a rioting mob, calmed down.[np]
;;暴徒と化しそうだった観客たちが、静まり返っていく。[np]

*page563|
[nm t="花音" s=kan_7864]“Everyone, thank you so, so much for today...!”[np]
;;[nm t="花音" s=kan_7864]“みなさん、今日は、本当にありがとうございました……!”[np]

*page564|
She continued to bow her head as tears dripped to the ground.[np]
;;泣きながら、少女は頭を下げ続けた。[np]

*page564b|
It was just too dazzling.[np]
;;まぶしすぎた。[np]

*page565|
The sight bore the sort of dignity that overwhelms those in its presence.[np]
;;見る者を圧倒するような矜持が、そこにあった。[np]

*page566|
Even if she did lose the match, Kanon may have gained something far more precious.[np]
;;試合に負けた花音は、それでも大切なものを手にしたのかもしれない。[np]

*page567|
And now that something has transformed into tears, making her cold body shine all the more radiantly in the spotlight.[np]
;;それが涙となって、いっそう冷え切った体を輝かせていた。[np]

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*page568|
......[np]
;;…………。[np]

*page569|
...[np]
;;……。[np]

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