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Chapter 112: Becoming Your God (XV)


TL: Sarah

    自从邪神的身份曝光后,原本在城内经营商铺的戍族全部搬到城外,虽然伊帝王族目前还没有驱逐他们,但他们将来恐怕也很难在此立足。于是族长召集所有族人,商量日后的出路。

Since Shang Ke’s identity as an Evil God was exposed, the Shu Clan who originally operated shops in the city had all moved out. Although the Imperial Yi Clan had yet to expel them, they likely wouldn’t be able to find a place to stand there in the future. So the Chief summoned the entire family to discuss how to proceed.

    众人都不想放弃如今安逸的生活,一旦离开这里,他们又要颠沛流离,四处漂泊。

None of them wanted to give up their current comfortable lives. Once they left this place, they’d have to go back to wandering around again.

    “若非邪神欺骗了我们,我们怎么会落得这般地步?”一名青年突然愤然道。

“If the Evil God had not deceived us, how could we have fallen to such a degree?” A young man said angrily.

    “没错,早知道他是邪神,我们又怎么会信奉他!”另外一人附和。

“Yes, how could we have believed in him if we had known he was an Evil God!” Another person echoed.

    “我们好不容易在积攒的财富,就因为邪神的出现,全部毁于一旦。”

“It was not easy for us to accumulate all that wealth but now with the Evil God’s appearance, it’s all been destroyed.”

    众人群情激愤,怨声连连。

The crowd was furious and cried their resentments one after another. 

    正在这时,一个茶杯铿锵落地,发出一声脆响,让原本纷乱的场面瞬间安静下来。

Suddenly, a teacup fell to the ground, its crisp sound quieting the earlier unruly scene.

    缇玛站起身,两道冰冷的目光一一从众人身上扫过:“我们戍族之所以能过上现在的生活,是因为什么?

Tima stood up with cold eyes sweeping across the crowd, “What’s the reason why our Shu Clan can live well up to this point?”

    “是因为当年我和几个孩子,玩闹般地给乌诺神供奉了几颗野果!仅仅因为这几颗不值钱的野果,乌诺神为我们赶走了野兽,给了我们一个可以安居的环境。

“Because a few children and I playfully gave a couple wild fruits to Uno! Just because of these few worthless fruits, God Uno drove away the beasts for us and gave us a safe environment to live in.”

    “他是邪神没错,那么你们有没有想过,正因为他是邪神,我们的供奉其实根本不能增加他的力量,但他依然不惜耗费神力,耐心地教我们锻造、教我们厨艺、教我们行医,教我们礼乐……世上有哪位神灵会像他这般,全心全意地帮助自己的信奉者?

“It’s true he’s an Evil God so have you ever thought that because he’s an Evil God, our worship can’t increase his strength at all. But he still didn’t hesitate to use his power to patiently teach us forging, cooking, medicine, etiquette and music… What god in the world would wholeheartedly help his believers like that?”

    “没有他,我们恐怕还在山野流浪,靠种地艰难为生,处处被人排挤。因为他,我们有了信念,有了家园,有了技能,有了财富,更重要的是,他让我们有了尊严!

“Without him, we would still be wandering the mountains, struggling to make a living with our farming skills and being excluded everywhere we go. Because of him, we have faith, home, skills, wealth, and more importantly, he gave us dignity!”

    “我们理所当然地享受着他的恩惠,到最后,却反过来背弃他,怨恨他。”缇玛泪流满面,声声控诉,“你们一点都不觉得羞愧吗?”

“We took the benefits he gave us for granted but in the end, we turned our backs on him and resented him.” Tima burst into tears, shouting, “Don’t you feel ashamed at all?”

    众人低下头,默然无语。

Everyone bowed their heads and remained silent.

    好半晌才有一人小声道:“但他是邪神啊……”

After a while, a man whispered, “But he’s an Evil God…” 

    “邪神又怎么样?”缇玛质问,“他可曾对不起我们?可曾伤害过别人?没有!他一直都在默默地守护我们,帮助我们。所以无论他是什么身份,我都愿意信奉他,即便需要奉献我的生命,我也不会有丝毫犹豫。”

“So what if he is?” Tima snapped back, “Has he ever done anything bad to us? Has he ever hurt anyone? No! He had always been silently guarding and helping us. So no matter who he is, I am willing to place my faith in him. Even if I need to throw in my life for it, I will not hesitate at all.” 

    众人看着神色坚定的缇玛,莫名感觉有些无地自容。几年的相依相伴,只因为外人的排挤和非议,便放弃了自己的神灵。正如缇玛所说,他们的供奉,对渴求杀戮的邪神而言,根本没有意义。但他依然尽心尽力地庇佑他们。传说中的邪神,或许可怕。但他们所供奉的乌诺,却是给予他们的新生的守护神。

Everyone looked at the firm resolve on Tima’s face and felt somewhat ashamed. For several years they had depended on each other but just because they were excluded and criticized by outsiders, they gave up their own god. As Tima said, their sacrifices were meaningless to the Evil God who yearned to kill. But he still tried his best to protect them. The legendary Evil God may be terrible, but the Uno they worshipped was the patron saint who gave them new life.

    心中的怨恨虽然平息,但还有不少人无法下定决心,毕竟要让一群正直朴实的人将邪神当作自己的神灵,他们长久以来形成的是非观,不是那么容易扭转的。

Although the hatred in their hearts subsided, there were still many people who couldn’t make up their minds. After all, they were a group of honest and simple people, to have them treat an Evil God as their own god… They have long formed a concept of right and wrong and it was not easy to reverse it.

    晚上,许多戍族人辗转难眠。有几人实在睡不着,干脆爬起来,跑到屋外纳凉。

That night, many in the Shu clan tossed and turned, unable to sleep. A few people climbed out of their beds and ran outside to cool off.

    繁星密布的夜空之下,戍族开坑的梯田,层叠起伏,高低错落,粮食作物生长茂盛,预示着不久之后的丰收。

Under the starry night sky, the terraced fields of the Shu clan could be seen. The grains were flourishing which meant a bumper harvest in the near future.

    看着这一切,几名戍族青年的脸上不由得露出满足的笑容。正在这时,不远处突然出现了十几团火焰,似乎有一群人举着火把朝这边跑来。

Looking at all of this, the faces of several young people could not help but smile. Just then, a dozen or so flames appeared in the distance. It seemed that a group of people were running towards their area with torches.

    怎么回事?戍族青年面面相觑,几个跳跃,来到山田边缘,伸长脖子朝下望去。

What’s going on? The young people looked at each other and with a couple leaps, arrived at the edge of the mountain field. They stretched their necks and looked down. 

    梯田之下,一个熟悉的身影独自坐在木桩上,静静地凝望着山下。他背脊直挺,仿佛与夜色融为一体,有如一道屏障,默默守护着戍族的领土,不容来袭者逾越一步。

Under the terrace, a familiar figure sat alone on a wooden stake, gazing quietly at the foot of the mountain. His back was straight as if he had merged himself with the night, like a barrier silently guarding the territory of the Shu clan, not allowing the attackers to go one step further.

    是乌诺神……

It was God Uno… 

    望着他的背影,几名戍族青年双眼一热,一股心酸油然而生。

Looking at his back, several of the youth’s eyes were hot and a feeling of sorrow rose from their hearts. 

    在他们毫无所觉之时,他仍在默默保护着他们。难怪他们在城内被众人围攻,城外的土地却依然完好无损。并非那些人好心放他们一马,而是乌诺神在暗中庇佑。

While they were unaware of it, he was still silently protecting them. No wonder they were besieged in the city but their land outside remained intact. It was not the people who were kind enough to let them go, but the God Uno who was secretly keeping them safe.

    “唔……”一名青年蹲在地上,捂脸低泣,“对不起,对不起……”

“Sob…” A young man squatted on the ground, covering his face and sobbing, “I’m sorry, I’m sorry…”

    另外几人也忍不住痛哭,为他们之前的自私和无知。

Several others began to cry for their selfishness and ignorance too. 

    【世上有哪位神灵会像他这般,全心全意地帮助自己的信奉者?】缇玛的话浮现在他们脑中。

【What god in the world would wholeheartedly help his believers like that?】Just then, Tima’s words came to mind. 

    【我们理所当然地享受着他的恩惠,到最后,却反过来背弃他,怨恨他。】

【We took the benefits he gave us for granted but in the end, we turned our backs on him and resented him.】

    “无论您是什么身份,我都愿意信奉您。”一名青年低咛道,“即便需要奉献我的生命,我也不会有丝毫犹豫……”

“No matter who you are, I’m willing to put my faith in you.” The same young man said in a low voice, “Even if I need to throw in my life for it, I will not hesitate at all…” 

    第二天,族长带着全族人来到乌诺神庙,祭拜他们的神灵,祈求他的原谅。

The next day, the Chief brought the entire family with him to the Temple of Uno and worshiped their god once more, praying for his forgiveness.

    在经历最初的茫然和怨怼后,戍族众人重新坚定自己的信仰,奉乌诺为神,永不背叛。

After experiencing the initial sorrow and resentment, the Shu Clan reaffirmed their beliefs and regarded Uno as their God, promising to never betray him again.

    事实上,尚可并没有想那么多,只是不希望戍族失去赖以生存的土地。毕竟相处了这么多年,他深知他们本性淳朴,虽然心里有些难受,却也理解他们所遭受的不公以及他们对邪神的畏惧。所以,他每晚都会分出一股神力,守护他们的土地。

In fact, there was not much for Shang Ke to think about. He just didn’t want the Shu clan to lose the land they rely on to survive. After getting along for so many years, he knew that their nature was simple and though he was a little sad, he understood the injustice they’ve suffered and their fear of the Evil God. So every night, he would use a portion of his divine power to protect their land. 

    “他们已经不是你的信奉者了。”撒牙曾经如此提醒尚可。神灵非常厌恶背弃者,一旦放弃信仰,神灵绝对不会再给予任何庇佑。

“They are no longer your believers.” Saya had once reminded him. He hated those who betrayed their faith the most. Once his believers gave up their faith, he would never bestow them blessings anymore.

    尚可说:“他们不是邪神的信奉者,却是乌诺的信奉者。”

Shang Ke told him, “They are not believers of the Evil God but are believers of Uno.”

    撒牙听到他的回答,只是捧着他的脸,狠狠吻住他的唇:“你是乌诺,我的乌诺。”

When Saya heard this, he took Shang Ke’s face and kissed him hard on the lips, “You are Uno, my Uno.”

    这一刻,在撒牙心中,世上再也没有邪神,只有新生的乌诺。

At this moment, in Saya’s heart, there was no Evil God in the world, only the new Uno.

    然而,并非所有人都相信邪神居然能够改邪归正。

However, not everyone was able to believe that an Evil God could be reformed.

    曾经深受邪神迫害的火神等几位神灵,一直试图封印邪神。无奈战神将他保护得太好,他们始终没有下手的机会。最后,他们决定想办法将他引出来。

Several gods, such as the Fire God who had once been persecuted by the Evil God, had been trying to seal off Shang Ke. But unfortunately for them, the War God protected him so well that they never had a chance to start. Finally, they decided to find a way to draw him out. 

    寂静的夜晚,街道上空空如也,在微弱的月光下,一个人影摇摇晃晃地从屋舍中走出来,接着,又出现了第二个,第三个……

On a quiet night, the streets were empty. Under the faint moonlight, a figure staggered out of a house, and then a second and a third…

    他们表情呆滞,双眼无神,慢吞吞地朝城外走去,有如一条条游魂。

Their expressions were sluggish, eyes dull, and they slowly walked out of the city like wandering ghosts.

    正在戍族梯田中巡视的尚可,很快察觉了一丝异常,他循着气息赶过去,却见数百人不知什么原因,全被困在一个坑洞中。

Shang Ke, who was patrolling the Shu Clan’s land, quickly detected the anomaly. He followed the scent and saw hundreds of people for some reason, trapped in a pothole.

    这时,坑洞周围突然燃起熊熊大火,烟尘翻滚,将坑洞中的人全部惊醒,随即传来一片惊呼和哭喊。

Suddenly, a raging fire ignited around the pit, the smoke and dust rolling around, awakening all the people there. Cries of alarm and fright rang out.

    “没想到真的把你引来了。”一个人影从大火中显出身形,正是曾经暗算过尚可的火神。

“I didn’t expect to really draw you out.” A figure emerged from the flames. It was the Fire God who once plotted against him.

    在他之后,相继又出现了几个身影,将尚可团团包围。

After him, several figures appeared one after the other, surrounding Shang Ke.

    火神、水神、土神,还有……梦神。

The Fire God, Water God, Earth God, and… the Dream God.

    尚可终于知道这群人是怎么跑进坑洞的了,梦神居然对凡人使用了梦游术。

Shang Ke finally knew how these group of people got into the pit. The Dream God used a sleepwalking spell on them.

    “看到自己的信奉者在烈火中煎熬,感觉怎么样?”火神夸张地笑道,“哈哈,不对,我想你根本不在乎这些凡人的死活。”

“How do you feel seeing your believers suffering in the fire?” The Fire God laughed immensely. “Haha, no, I don’t think you care about the lives of these mortals.”

    “你们是不是弄错了?”尚可淡淡道,“这些人,至少有一半不是我的信奉者。”

“Did you guys make a mistake?” Shang Ke asked, “At least half of these people are not my believers.”

    “那又如何?”火神毫不在意道,“只要能把你引出来,我管他们信奉的是谁?”

“So what?” The Fire God was indifferent, “As long as I could draw you out, why should I care whose believers they are?”

    “好吧,你们的目的达到了,是不是可以把这些人放了?”

“Alright then, you’ve achieved your goal. Shouldn’t you let these people go now?” 

    “放了?他们可是我们的祭品。”火神随手抓起一团火焰,狞笑道,“与其担心这些卑微的凡人,你还是先考虑一下自己的处境吧。”

“Let them go? They’re our sacrifices.” The Fire God produced a flame in his hand and smirked, “Rather than worry about these lowly mortals, you should consider your situation first.”

    “和死神进行交易的就是你们?”尚可顶着一张狰狞的面具,毫无情绪地说,“你们有没有想过与死神交易的后果?”

“So you guys are the one dealing with the Death God?” Shang Ke asked emotionlessly with his ferocious mask, “Have you ever thought about the consequences of making a deal with him?”

    “这个与你无关。”火神将火焰搓成团,一边在空中抛甩,一边招呼道,“各位,时间紧迫,我们开始吧。”

“That has nothing to do with you.” The Fire God shaped the flame into a ball and threw it in the air. He said, “Everyone, time is tight. Let’s get started.”

    另外几位神灵纷纷运转神力,强大的威压,直逼尚可而去。

The other gods began unleashing their power one after another. The pressure from their power was enormous and forced Shang Ke back.

    尚可周围狂风骤起,将他的衣袍吹得猎猎作响,邪神之力汹涌而出,抵御四位神灵的合击。

The strong winds blew around Shang Ke and his robes billowed, the power of the Evil God surging out to resist the combination of the four gods.  

    四位神灵仗着有同伴在侧,都只使出了五分神力,但尚可却是全力出击,仿佛要将自己的力量燃烧殆尽。一击之下,竟然将四位神灵震退半步。

The four gods, with their companions, exerted only half of their divine powers. But Shang Ke had to use all of his powers to fight back, as if he was going to burn up all of his power. Under one blow, the four gods were shocked back half a step.

    他们面色微变,对视一眼,不再有所保留,各自提升力量,以雷霆之势攻向尚可。神力形成的威压,如牢笼一般,将他牢牢锁住。

Their faces changed slightly and they looked at each other, no longer having any reservations. They each raised their strength and attacked with more power. The oppressing force brought upon by their powers was like a cage, locking firmly in place.

    尚可浑身紧绷,艰难地抵御着四股强大的力量。

Shang Ke tensed and tried harder to resist the four powerful forces.

    “不要负隅顽抗了,战神这会估计正被死神拖着,不会来救你的。”火神嘲讽地笑道,“真不知道战神怎么会看上你?难道你面具下那张脸,长得很合他的口味?在封印你之前,我一定要见识一下。”

“Stop your meaningless struggles. The War God’s probably too occupied dealing with the Death God, he won’t be able to come save you.” the Fire God smiled mockingly. “I really don’t know how you got the War God to take a fancy on you. Is your face under that mask really to his liking? I must see it before sealing you.”

    说着,他掌心飞出一团火焰,凝聚成一只大手,迅猛地向尚可的面具抓去。

As he spoke, his hand blazed with fireball that condensed into a large hand and quickly made a swipe at Shang Ke’s mask.

    火焰大手扣住面具的同时,尚可的灵体一阵波澜,他盯着火神,一字一顿道:“你们会后悔的。”

When the giant hand made of flames touched his mask, there was a ripple in Shang Ke’s spiritual body. He gravely stared at the Fire God, “You all will regret this.”

    火神冷笑一声,加大力度。只听咔嚓一声,面具被揭开。火神还来及看清他的面容,就见他身形一散,化作一团漩涡,随即消失得无影无踪。

The Fire God sneered and increased his strength. The mask was removed with a click. When he was about to see the Evil God’s face, Shang Ke suddenly dispersed into a whirlpool and disappeared without a trace. 

“不要!”正在这时,一声怒吼伴随着强大的神威狂涌而至,然而还是晚了一步,只能眼睁睁地看着尚可消失在他面前。

“No!” At this moment, a roar accompanied by a powerful explosion of divine power came, but he was still a step too late. He could only watch as Shang Ke disappeared in front of him.

    面具啪嗒落地,与衣物一起,静静地堆在沙石之中。

The mask fell to the ground and together with the clothes, it quietly piled up in the sand.

    “乌诺!”撒牙惊怒的声音划破长空,震得火神等几位神灵连连倒退。

“Uno!” Saya’s furious cry broke through the sky, sending the Fire God and his companions back.

    他缓缓捡起地上的面具,手指轻轻摩挲,空气仿佛凝滞,一股压抑的神威,将四周的一切全都禁锢……

He slowly picked up the mask on the ground, his fingers gently rubbing it. The air seemed to stagnate as an oppressive power grew and spread out, enveloping everything… 


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8 thoughts on “[HDS] Chapter 112: Becoming Your God (XV)

  1. Notfun 1790 says:

    Another first. I have been waiting for this opportunity.

    +3

  2. MikaWahrheit says:

    Hu. I’m second *sets up a stall for selling tofu and other HDS Easter eggs*

    +3

    • Tinascow Mooduck says:

      How much is an Easter egg? I want 2.

      +3

  3. Little Fluffy Ninja Sheep says:

    Alele~~
    Seems like the business is blooming in our sta- camping village~~
    *rubs hooves*
    *wears a certain someone’s Mario Hat again*
    *bumps the wall*
    *ding*
    1 Baby white demon fox is dropped!
    *bumps*
    1 Fluffy(?) snake is dropped!
    *bumps*
    1 Lightning Bolt from Lightning God Ye is dropped!
    *bumps*
    1 ☆Handsome☆ amnesiac cultivator is dropped!
    *bumps*
    1 Cup of ☆Tofu☆ flavoured bubble tea is dropped!
    *bumps*
    1 High tech Shu clan mask is dropped!
    *bumps*
    1 Limited edition Evil God plushie is dropped!
    *bumps*
    1 Evil God designer handbag is dropped*
    *bumps*
    A certain someone’s ☆Sexyyy☆ loin cloth is dropped!
    *bumps*
    1 stalkingOtakusan x Takethattofu doujinshi 2.0 is dropped!

    *restocks the claw mashine*
    Huehuehue, good luck my fellow sta- campers~~

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    • Tinascow Mooduck says:

      Hm….*steals Mario’s hat* I’ll trade it back for the doujinshi.

      +3

  4. Tinascow Mooduck says:

    Move aside the Snack Cart is here! I have added Banana Bread and a tea bar to the menu~~ We have expanded into a food truck now!

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  5. blackmaskedphantom says:

    Im saddddddddd

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  6. Kawaii Panda says:

    Here we go again T^T

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