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Lore – Brownie

I II III IV V I. Land of Ice and Snow “Uwaah! It’s so cold here, much colder than the border!” Stepping onto the frozen soil of Nevras, Napoleon’s breath condensed in the cold air as he glanced up at the sky. He rubbed his hands with the little girl beside him. “Good thing we […]

Lore – Rice
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Lore – Rice

I II III IV V I. Awakening “…Huh?” My thoughts were slowly becoming much clearer. I haven’t felt this way since the day I was summoned by my Master Attendant. As my eyes began to focus, I realized I was in a spacious room…though ‘spacious’ probably wouldn’t be the right word for it. Even though […]

Lore – Zongzi
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Lore – Zongzi

I II III IV V I. Skiff At sunset, the river was dyed a warm orange. The river flows downwards between the narrow cliffs, its water sparkling. A flat-bottomed boat slowly drifts between the cliffs, leaving behind a faint trail. I stood alone on the bow, holding my sword in my arms, steadily moving towards […]

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Lore – Plum Juice

I II III IV V I. Tamakyo’s Anecdotes “Looks like their fates end here, eh?” I sat quietly on a small folding stool in the alley, watching passers-by hurry along on their way. They looked fearful, and few noticed my unassuming little stall. No one else could hear me. “Oh? What do we have here […]

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Lore – Yuxiang

I II III IV V I. Basement “Curiosity killed the cat.” This is a well-known proverb among the humans. And it was the last thing my Master Attendant said to me before he died. I looked at the black book before me. The initial eagerness to open it right away turned into hesitation. The smell […]

Lore – Moon Cake
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Lore – Moon Cake

I II III IV V I. Lonely Moon “The Mid-Autumn Festival, a time for togetherness…” “Admiring the osmanthus blossoms, giving homage to the full moon…” “All alone, only a single shadow…” “Drinking alone, to pass a solitary night…” “Hey! You damn kids!” “Oh no, look, a monster~” “How dreadful, let’s run away!” “Who are you […]

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Lore – Double Scoop

I II III IV V I. Mountain Life Nevras. A region long covered with ice and snow, with the daunting snow-capped mountain towering overhead. The environment is so severe that most people choose to settle as far away as possible. However, as far as we’re concerned it’s a lovely place to live. My brother and […]

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Lore ⁠– Eggnog

I II III IV V I. A Girl’s Thoughts Strictly speaking, I am not a guy who knows how to please girls. But compared to my Master Attendant, I am gentler and more considerate.   At least I wouldn’t tell a girl that I don’t accept bribes when she sends a gift which had been […]

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Lore – Mapo Tofu

I II III IV V I. A Small Shop Before Granny left, she handed her little shop to me. Granny could cook a wide variety of dishes, but her specialty was the famous Mapo Tofu. She would often reiterate that the trick to preparing Mapo Tofu is to ensure it is ‘spicy and tender, hot […]

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Lore – Turkey

I II III IV V I. Qualified King I was summoned into a magnificent palace. My Master Attendant is the only child born to the owner of this palace – the only Prince of the country. The Queen passed away at a young age and was not able to leave behind more children. The King, […]

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Lore – Champagne

I II III IV V I. Suspicions Master Attendant once said that my arrival filled him with so much joy that it was akin to winning a battle. My master attendant has been protecting this country for decades, defeating countless invaders in the process. He joined the army at a very young age, defending the […]

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Lore – Escargot

I II III IV V I. Non-Stop Drowsiness “Ah…That was a good sleep…” I yawned and stretched. As I opened my eyes, a man who appeared to be a woodcutter came into view. “You….you….” He seemed shocked into silence by my presence. I placed my pillow down, adjusted the lapel of my jacket and introduced […]