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Okay. I'm gonna try to get V1 done in the coming... period of time. Here's chapter 2. This manga's low on words but a lot of the words have a lot of meaning to them, making it hard to figure out what they refer to and what the symbolism/metaphor/implied meaning is. I spent a good hour or so on that final speech.
[Innocent 2 Translation by Kewl0210]
Narration: That house was plastered with a bloody red.
Title: n°2 Ash-Covered Justice
Text: "The daughter of an executioner lives here. No one should approach this sullied girl.
Guy: I gingerly opened the door of my dear, dear lover's house-----...
Guy: And inside, I saw a father torturing his own daughter
trying to get her to divulge my name----...
The daughter's two white legs were tied with four boards and a leather rope, into a seamless "laced shoe".
Every time he drove in the iron wedge, he put pressure on her shin bone and flesh, to the point of nearly pulverizing them----
Guy: The moment I saw her father's bloodcurdling eyes,
I realized my fate would no longer be controlled by my own will.
That I had no choice but to throw myself into the same fate
that befell all those that have been touched by this accursed family.
[Well, I dunno what that was about.]
CJB: No matter how much you urinate, I will not care.
CJB: You are a being that was produced from me.
Every drop of your bodily fluids are me...
Whom do you blame
for your discipline and injury?
It was with this brodequin that the first generation, your great grandfather,
threw away his doubt and resolved himself to live as a member of a family of executioners...!!!!
CJB: Be a good boy, Charles.
Do as your father says and succeed him.
shalt not kill----"
Charles: ...I really
can't do it...
Narration: A human's lower legs contain four compartments surrounded by fascia.
So when hemorrhaging occurs when bones are broken, or the legs are beaten and such and the internal pressure in the tissues increases, it is easy for inadequate circulation of the blood to occur.
Losing is escape route due to the pressure, the muscles and blood vessels put pressure on the nerves and bring about unbearable pain. The result of which is that the muscles and the nerves necrotize, which causes them to be dysfunctional.
This is the phenomenon known as "compartment syndrome".
CJB: His blood circulation is slowing down...
he'll only last another 30 minutes...
The blood has fallen into his lower extremities, it seems...
CJB: You shall not escape,
[Yay. Nice things.]
I see... Just like Father Grisel,
I have been called up to heaven, have I?
Since I couldn't go to school, the man appointed as my tutor, Father Grisel, was the cornerstone of my heart...
Grisel: God gave the Ten Commandments to Moses on Mount Sainai...
Charles: I want to learn much, much more about the origins of this world and the far reaches of it which I still haven't seen!!!
Grisel: ...The Fifth. Thou shalt not kill.
Charles: Then, Father,
is it a sin to kill sinners?
Grisel: Man's idea of good and evil warps is a fleeting thing that changes with the age.
Only God can pass judgement on those which God gave life...
[Flowery fields and naked people.]
Charles: F... Father Grisel?!!!
CJB: Open your eyes
CJB: There are no dreams in this world.
You must live with despair.
CJB: It is no use fleeing to the dreamlike state between life and death.
...It is certainly true, what you said.
We bear the fate of being chased into the shadows of society......
CJB: But as you were born a Sanson,
you have no path in life but to sever the necks of men.
CJB: By making a small opening in your lower legs, the tension built up in the lower legs will be released.
There will be no need to stitch it together.
CJB: I'm so glad you managed
to make it in time...
CJB: Now I will no longer be scorned by you...
Narration: God, in his infinite compassion, gave us shoulders that could bear a cross---
Narration: The misfortune that god bestows upon us is not something so severe that it cannot be gotten accustomed to...
For example, even if it seems that it is not possible for one person to drink all of the water in the sea,
by force of habit, it becomes reality-------
Charles Sanson the First