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Chapter 143: Spring Comes Upon A Withered Tree (X)


    伊维的面容如恶鬼一般,尚可却美得惊心动魄,丑陋与美丽,形成鲜明的对比,却又有一种奇妙的契合感,还散发着一股香艳的气息。

Ivan’s appearance was like an evil spirit while Shang Ke was beautiful to the core. The sharp contrast of ugly and beautiful had a strange sense of harmony and an erotic attraction.

    在衣服的遮掩下,众人并不知道他们此刻究竟有多“亲密无间”。两人对周围的一切毫不在意,仿佛完全沉浸在只属于他们的世界。

Everyone did not know how “tight” they were with each under due to the clothing hiding it from view. The two of them did not care for their surroundings, completely immersed into their own world.

    随着元素之力的注入,尚可的右手也受到封印的影响,骤然出现了和伊维脸上同样的蛇形斑痕,从掌心开始,逐渐蜿蜒向下。

As the elements poured into Ivan, Shang Ke’s hand was also influenced by the seal. The same snake shaped scar appeared on his right hand and started to wiggle down from the hollow of his palm.

    “可可!”伊维瞳孔收缩,眼中透出忧虑。

“Keke!” Ivan’s eyes constricted in worry.

    “没事,不要担心。”尚可安抚道,“我在尝试将鬼玉从你身上剥离,只要成功,封印就会失去力量来源。”

“It’s fine, don’t worry.” Shang Ke comforted him, “I am trying to strip the phantom jade from your body. As long as it’s successful, the seal will immediately lose its source of power.”

    “但是你……”伊维看着他手臂上不断扩散的斑痕,心中无比焦躁。他不希望尚可也承受与他一样的疼痛,封印的反噬之力不知道会给他造成多大的伤害。

“But you…” Ivan looked at the spreading scar on his arm, worry taking over his heart. He did not wish for Shang Ke to bear the same pain he was. He did not know what kind of damage the seal will bring to Shang Ke’s power.

    “真正危险的是你。”尚可叹道,“我不知道能否在保障你安全的前提下,顺利将鬼玉取出来。”

“The one in danger is actually you.” Shang Ke sighed, “I don’t know if I can take the phantom jade out of your body while maintaining your safety.”

    “我没关系。”伊维忍着剧痛,艰难道,“死在你手上,我心甘情愿。”

“Don’t worry about me.” Ivan continued to endure the pain and managed out, “To die by your hands would be my pleasure.”

    “我不会让你死的。”尚可轻声呢喃,眉眼间浮现一抹柔色。

“I won’t let you die.” Shang Ke quietly promised, as his face became even more gentle.

    “啊……”伊维左眼瞳孔仿佛裂开,血色弥漫整个眼眶,剧烈的疼痛让他忍不住发出一声惨叫。

“AHHH…” The pupil of Ivan’s left eye appeared as if it was split open and the bloody red color took over his whole eye. The violent pain tore a scream out of him.

    周围众人看着他那张狰狞可怖的面孔和那只几乎脱离眼眶的眼珠,都感觉有些心惊胆战。

Everyone watching the scene were scared witless by his terrifying face and that eye that was almost tearing itself out of its socket.

    鬼玉封印的气息铺天盖地地向四周涌来,如同刀刃一般,刮擦着众人的皮肤,传来阵阵刺痛。

The aura of the phantom jade spread out and scraped by everyone’s skin like a knife, sending stabs of pain through them.

    有些心细的人猛然意识到,之前好几名混血精灵联合起来都无法抵御的鬼玉封印,尚可仅凭一己之力就与它战了个旗鼓相当。这种实力,即便是大法师,恐怕也有所不及。

Some observant people suddenly realized something. Several half-elves before couldn’t resist the phantom jade seal together, yet Shang Ke himself could do it alone. This kind of power, even a great master mage couldn’t compete with him.

    正在众人震惊之际,身后的树林中突然传来几声惨叫,夹杂着火焰和金属的反光,瞬间将宁静的夜晚拉入喧嚣的战场。

Under everyone’s shock, screams came from behind them within the forest followed by flames and metals. The tranquil night was immediately filled with the clamor of a battlefield.

    “器鬼族来了!”一名战士大喊,“准备应战,绝对不能让他们阻止封印开启!”

“The specters are here!” A soldier shouted, “Prepare for war, we can’t let them stop the unsealing!”

    联盟之所以如此仓促地对伊维下手,就是因为时间紧迫。如果不能在器鬼族赶到前将封印解开,联盟很可能会失去这个千载难逢的机会。

The alliance was so decisive in trying to deal with Ivan because they were short on time. If they could not undo the seal as quick as possible, they might lose the rare chance forever.

    尽管他们的速度已经够快了,但器鬼族的行动也不慢。在封印即将解除的关键时刻,一千多名器鬼族冲破联盟的防线,势如破竹地闯入翡瑟森林的腹地。

Although they acted pretty fast, the specters were also not slow on the uptake. Right when the seal was about to be undone, over a thousand specters broke through the defensive perimeter of the alliance and intruded the forest like a hot knife through butter.

    联盟战士拿起武器,悍不畏死地冲向他们的敌人。霎那间,喊杀声和锐器撞击的声音此起彼伏,魔法的光芒在黑暗中时隐时现。

The alliance soldiers picked up their weapons and bravely charged at their enemies. The cries and shouts of battle and weapons began along with the bright lights of magic.

    联盟用强势的态度要求伊维做出牺牲,同时,他们也用自己的牺牲,贯彻了他们的信念。

The alliance used a forceful manner to request Ivan to sacrifice his life, at the same time, they also sacrificed their own life, carrying out their faith.

    光圈中的尚可和伊维,都听到了那边的骚乱,但他们并没有理会,依然专心对付鬼玉。

Within the light where Ivan and Shang Ke were, they heard the disturbance but did not pay attention to it and continued to concentrate on the phantom jade.

    “可可,不要顾忌我,尽快将鬼玉取出来。”伊维咬紧压根道。

“Keke, don’t worry about me, just take out the jade.” Ivan gritted his teeth.

    尚可没有回应,继续按照自己的节奏

Shang Ke did not answer and continued at his own pace.

    这时,几名器鬼族从林子中蹿出来,气势汹汹地冲向两人。

A couple specters broke out from behind the trees at the moment and aggressively charged at them.

    十几名联盟战士立刻围过来,挡住他们的去路。

A dozen alliance soldiers immediately answered in return and blocked their way.

    寒光疾射,鲜血四溅,一连串惨叫声传入尚可和伊维的耳中,危险的气息直逼而来。

The cold glint of blades scattered around as blood was reaped followed by screams. It was all heard by Ivan and Shang Ke, along with a hint of danger.

    器鬼族不会杀伊维,对尚可却不会手下留情。

While the specters would not kill Ivan, they would not show such mercy to Shang Ke.

    几柄尖细的刀刃朝尚可的后背射来,伊维一个挺身,抱着尚可闪到一边。

Several blades shot toward Shang Ke’s back. Ivan straightened up and dodged to the side while holding him.

    尚可双腿及时勾住伊维的腰,身体微微下沉,随后又被重重顶起。

Shang Ke’s legs accurately wrapped around Ivan’s waist. His body sunk down, then was thrusted into again.

    尚可闷哼一声,脸颊一片绯红。

Shang Ke moaned softly, his cheeks flushing.

    伊维将尚可夹在自己和大树之间,腰部不自觉地挪动了几下,身体在忍受剧痛的同时,又无可抑制地生起一波波快感。伊维一边用身体护住尚可,一边警惕地留意器鬼族的动向。

Ivan tucked Shang Ke between himself and a large tree. Despite the pain, he couldn’t suppress his pleasure as his waist moved a few times unconsciously. While using his body to protect Shang Ke, he also took note of the specters’ movements.

    刚才偷袭他们的器鬼此时正被赶过来的战士围住,暂时帮他们解除了危机。

The specter that had attacked them just now was surrounded by soldiers. They were able to temporarily avoid danger.

    伊维抱着尚可躲在树后,感觉怀里的人有些无法着力,便伸手托住他的双腿,以防他滑落,顺便加深两人的“密”度。

Ivan held onto Shang Ke as they hid behind a tree. Feeling that the man in his arms was a bit weak, he helped propped up his legs so he would slide around, which also conveniently strengthened their ‘connection’.

    轰!一个火球在两人头顶炸裂,大树立刻燃烧起来。

Boom! A fireball exploded above their heads and the tree was immediately ignited.

    伊维低咒一声,抱着尚可转移阵地。

Ivan cursed quietly and switched locations with Shang Ke.

    虽然此刻形势危机,但尚可还是莫名想笑。

Although the situation was a crisis right now, Shang Ke felt a sudden bubble of laughter rising up.

    原本只是想和伊维安安静静地做个爱,顺便开启个封印什么的,没想到还没做完就遭遇了一场激战。

He had just wanted to quietly make love with Ivan and undo a seal on the side. He didn’t expect that they couldn’t manage to finish either before their meet place turned into a battlefield.

    场面不可谓不血腥,牺牲不可谓不壮烈,哀嚎不可谓不凄厉,在这种情况下,他们还不忘坚守阵地,贯彻始终。

A battlefield cannot be lacking blood, soldiers who sacrifice their lives can’t be cowards, and howls of grief are mournful. They still held their positions even under such a situation to carry out their act to the end.

    这时,伊维的左腿突然被横空飞出的锐器射穿,一个踉跄,跌坐在地,尚可重重压下,手上的动作差点被中断。

Suddenly, Ivan’s left leg was pierced through with a flying knife. He staggered and fell to the ground with Shang Ke pressing down on him. His hand almost stopped what he was doing.

    伊维汗水淋漓地靠在树上,视线一片模糊,连眼前的精灵也看不清了。

Ivan leaned against the wall, sweat pouring off of him. His line of sight became blurry, even the elf in front of him was becoming indistinct.

    他努力眨了眨眼,汗水混杂着鲜血在他脸上汇聚成一条条沟壑。

He blinked hard, the sweat and blood mixed together on his face creating a large ravine.

    尚可敢肯定,这个世界的他,绝对是所有世界中处境最狼狈、颜值最触目惊心的一个。

Shang Ke can say for certain, that his man in this world was the one that cut the most sorry figure and the ugliest of all worlds. 

    感觉鬼玉的松动,尚可收敛心神,开始做最后一搏。

Feeling the phantom jade becoming lost, Shang Ke tossed away any distracting thoughts to fight the final battle.

    伊维的身体颤抖起来,肌肉绷紧,青筋暴露,腰身拱起,欲望高高耸立,如锥子一般钉在尚可体内。

Ivan’s body shuddered as his muscles stretched taunt, exposing his veins. His waist was arched as his desire remained strong, nailing into Shang Ke.

    尚可强忍身下的异样,加大力度,一点点地将鬼玉从伊维的眼中抽离。

Shang Ke resisted the sensation from below and redoubled his efforts to extract the phantom jade from his eye bit by bit.

    伊维只觉得一阵尖锐的剧痛向他袭来,痛得他几欲发狂,这时,他隐约看到一个迅猛的影子朝尚可扑来,心中惊惧,还来不及阻止,眼前就是一黑,仿佛瞬间掉进了深渊,浑身冰冷。黑暗中,一股恐怖的气息充斥天地,甚至还发出了诡异的啸声。

Ivan could only feel a sharp burst of pain, the pain was so strong he almost went insane. At the same time, he saw a blurred shadow rushing from behind at Shang Ke. While alarm overtook him, he could do nothing to stop it before his eyes went dark like he was falling into an abyss, his body overtaken by the cold. In the darkness, a frightening aura surrounded him and was even emitting a strange hissing sound.

    战斗骤然而止,所有人都向气息中心望去。只见在伊维和尚可的头顶,一颗红色的珠子悬浮其上,珠子外符文闪烁,散发着凌厉的光芒。

The battle suddenly paused as everyone’s attention was drawn to the origin of the aura. They saw a red bead floating above Shang Ke and Ivan’s head. Flickering sealing characters were surrounding it and emitted rays of light.

    鬼玉!

The phantom jade!

    众人寻找了数百年的鬼玉,终于现世了。

Everyone looked for the phantom jade for hundreds of years, they finally found it.

    几乎是同时,器鬼族和联盟各族,一起朝鬼玉奔去。

Almost at the same time, the specters and the alliance rushed for the phantom jade.

    还没有解除封印的鬼玉,对联盟是威胁,对器鬼是依仗。

The phantom jade that was not unsealed yet was a threat to the alliance while it was something the specters could rely on.

    然而,就在一名器鬼族即将触及鬼玉时,鬼玉周围的符文骤然破碎,一道耀眼的白光闪现,瞬间将黑夜变为白昼。

However, right as when a specter was about to touch the jade, sealing characters suddenly appeared in its surroundings and then shattered. A dazzling white light flashed and the night was turned into day.

    所有人下意识闭上眼睛,待他们再次睁开,赫然发现无数颗水滴悬浮在半空中,仿佛凝滞一般,在周围形成一片水色帘幕。

Everyone subconsciously closed their eyes. When they opened them again, they were astonished to find countless drops of water floating in the air. They stopped and formed a screen of water.

    庞大的生命气息,萦绕在天地之间,草木缓缓舒展着身体,原本萎靡的枝叶,焕发出勃然生机。

A tremendous power of life encircled them. Plants slowly grew out, dispirited and withered trees suddenly regained vitality.

    联盟各族屏息地望着这一切,身上的伤痕在水气的滋润下,逐渐愈合。精灵们仰望着天空,眼中莹光闪烁,悲喜交加。

The alliance members held their breath as they watched this miracle. The injuries on their bodies healed slowly under the water. Elves all looked toward the sky, their eyes flickering with the lights as they felt both sorrow and delight.

    消失了数百年的生命之泉,终于再次重现人间。

The Spring of Life that had disappeared for hundreds of years finally reappeared.

    反观器鬼族,却像中毒一般,金属质感的皮肤,开始生锈腐坏,脸上的凶狠被恐惧和痛苦所替代。

On the other hand, the specters acted as if they were poisoned. Their metal skin began to rust as their violent expressions were overtaken by fear and pain.

    “杀了他们,一个不留!”一名器鬼族将领冷冷的发出指令。

“Kill them all, don’t let any of them live!” A specter officer coldly issued.

    器鬼族脸上露出狰狞之色,不顾身体的锈化,向众人发起了疯狂的攻击。

Sinister expressions overtook them again and they started to crazily attack in spite of their corroding bodies.

    一场血腥杀戮再次爆发。

A massacre once again occurred.

    开启封印的尚可首当其冲,成为了器鬼族最主要的泄愤目标。然而此时,已经没有人再来救援。

Shang Ke who had undone the seal bear the brunt of it, becoming the most hated target of the specters. However, there wasn’t anyone who could come save him this time.

    眼见几道寒刃即将射入尚可的身体,伊维身形一动,抱着他消失在原地,脚下的气流带起几片落叶。

Seeing how a couple blades were about to hit Shang Ke, Ivan’s body flashed and he carried him away from the spot. The wind roused by his sudden movement shifted the dead leaves on the ground.

    伊维从尚可体内退出,低垂着头,半跪在地上,双眼紧闭,脸上的斑纹已然消失无踪,身上的肌肉膨胀壮大,皮肤上隐隐浮现淡金色的鳞纹,一股磅礴的气势向四周震荡。

Ivan withdrew from Shang Ke’s body and positioned himself with his head hung low, eyes closed in a half kneeling posture. The scars on his face had long disappeared without a trace while the muscles on his body swell and strengthened. Golden scales faintly lingered on his body as a majestic aura surrounded him.

    伊维缓缓睁开眼,金色的眼瞳射出锐利的寒芒。

Ivan slowly closed his eyes, his golden eyes shining a dangerous light.

    脱离了鬼玉的他,就像破笼的雄鹰,体内蕴含的力量全部被激发。

He who was freed from the phantom jade was like a freed eagle, the power within his body was released.

    “这是……龙族的气息!”器鬼发出惊惧的声音。

“This… is the aura of the dragons!” The specters were greatly alarmed.

    伊维望着自己的双手,激动的表情中,夹杂着几分傲然。原本以为是九死一生,没想到竟然因祸得福。解除封印的不只是生命之泉,还有他。

Ivan looked at his hands. Within his excited expression was also pride. He had thought he would have to struggle incessantly to survive this battle, yet he had gained something back within the bad. The removal of the seal was not only on the Spring of Life, but also on him.

    “可可,待在这里,我来保护你。”伊维拉起尚可的手,在他手背上轻轻落下一吻。

“Keke. stay here. I’ll protect you.” Ivan raised Shang Ke’s hand and gently landed a kiss on it.

    尚可笑着点点头。

Shang Ke nodded with a smile.

    伊维站起身,双手捏诀,直接利用空中的水雾,凝结成氧灵符咒,朝四周的器鬼攻去。

Ivan stood up, his hands pinched together and directed the water in the air to condense into an oxygen talisman spell that was sent directly at the specters.

    尚可靠在石壁边,望着战斗中的伊维,眼中带着一抹眷恋。

Shang Ke leaned against the rock wall, watching as Ivan fought with yearning in his eyes.

    生命之泉的解封,虽然让器鬼族元气大伤,但短时间内,他们的战斗力还是不可小觑。联盟各族被他们打得节节败退,死伤惨重。

Although the unsealing of the Spring of Life greatly cut down the specter’s power, in a short term battle they could still not be looked down on. The alliance were slowly being beaten back and their casualties were piling up.

    伊维虽然获得了强大的力量,但仅凭一人之力,恐怕也无法扭转局势。

Although Ivan obtained great power, it was still unlikely for the situation to reverse with the power of a single man.

    然而,他们不能撤退,因为生命之水还没有凝聚成泉,器鬼族还有机会将它再次封印。

However, they could not retreat. The Spring of Life still hasn’t converged together into an actual spring, the specters still have a chance in resealing it.

    眼看联盟众人一个个死在器鬼族的刀刃下,现场一片惨烈,伊维意识到情况不妙,转头对尚可说:“可可,我先送你……”

Seeing that tragic scene of everyone dying one by one under the blades of the specters, Ivan realized the severity of the situation and turned to speak to Shang Ke, “Keke, I will send you…”

    话音戛然而止,伊维一脸怔然:“可可……”

He came to an abrupt stop and stared blankly, “Keke…”

    尚可整个人被包裹在一片绿色光团中,身形逐渐模糊。

Shang Ke’s entire being was wrapped up in a green light and his figure became fuzzy.

    “不!”伊维不知道发生了什么事,但他感觉眼前的精灵即将离他而去。

“No!” Ivan did not know what happened, but he felt as if the elf in front of him was about to leave him.

    他快速朝尚可冲去,手臂伸进光团中,想要将尚可拉出来,但手指却直接穿过了他的身体。

He rush toward Shang Ke, his arm reaching out to him within the light to pull him out. But his fingers directly went through him.

    “可可!”伊维心脏骤紧,巨大的恐慌将他笼罩。

“Keke!” Ivan’s heart constricted as panic overtook him.

    “伊维,帮我照顾好小精灵。”轻柔的呢喃声传入伊维耳中,随即就见尚可的身影消失在他眼前,取而代之的一根通体翠绿的树枝,树枝扎根在泥土中,然后开始以肉眼可见的速度生长起来,一米、两米、四米……主干逐渐粗壮,分枝舒展交错,根茎绵延。

“Ivan, help me take care of the little elves.” The gentle voice left one last message to Ivan as he watched Shang Ke’s figure disappear before his eyes. What took over instead was an emerald green branch. The branch took root within the earth and started to frantically grow. One meter, two meter, four meter… the trunk thicken and branches extended outwards, stretching far and wide.

    这边的变化很快引起了众人的注意,在一道道震惊的目光中,一棵大树傲然伫立在即将破晓的苍穹之下。

The change over him was quickly noticed by everyone. Under their shock gazes, a large tree stood proudly under the dawning blue sky.

    这时,枝干顶端突然抽出一片嫩芽,灵动的舒展,闪烁着翠绿的光芒。随即,第二片,第三片……相继长出,很快将所有枝干铺满,形成一把绿意盎然的巨伞。

Following that, young sprouts sudden grew from the branches and grew, flickering brightly under the light. As one grew out, many more followed in succession. Soon, all the branches were covered in green sprouts that made the tree form a large umbrella.

    感应到母树的气息,混血精灵们热泪盈眶,纷纷俯下身,虔诚而欣喜地迎接他们的母亲。

Feeling the presence of their mother tree, the half-elves all had tears in their eyes. They knelt one after another, piously and happily greeting their mother.

SnowTime: Dies, this arc is now done…


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24 thoughts on “[HDS] Chapter 143: Spring Comes Upon A Withered Tree (X)

  1. lazyshark -.- says:

    ill protect you too~

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  2. orphire says:

    Me too

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  3. Potato the Great says:

    I’ll love amd protect you~~

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  4. Worsening says:

    …..

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  5. Mayan Ricomu says:

    (^///^) I watch you.

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  6. GhostBear says:

    I’ll eat the dog food

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  7. blackmaskedphantom says:

    *sets up more and more camps* imma have to go back and reread cuz im slightly masochistic but I love this novel so much wtf ;-;

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  8. Akahitoha says:

    Tofu come back to the camp!!!! We miss you!!!

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  9. Mattie Mathematics says:

    I’m here again~~~

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  10. Dreamy says:

    Thank you so much for all the updates!!! 😍😍😊

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  11. forestshadeau says:

    11th
    Thanks for the hard work love the story ^_^

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  12. Nyra says:

    Thank you so much for the marathon!! 😍😍😍

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  13. jujube says:

    I sympathy die with you. Updating multiple chapters at once is killer…

    Thank you Snowy-sama ❤️

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  14. Nyurr says:

    Thank you for the updates!! ♡

    This world seems like it ended pretty abruptly. Only his second life threatening situation and he was never revealed as a full elf before turning into the tree of life. Agh, I wanted face-slapping

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  15. Beshiiiie ❣ says:

    QAQ KEKE WUWUWUWUWUWUWUWU

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  16. androloli says:

    Oh man, that’s a whole new level of exhibitionism.

    Thank you so much for the updates!! !

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  17. Meeples says:

    …technically Shen Ke didn’t die tho? He just turned into a tree? Right?? QAQ

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  18. ThisGuy101 says:

    Can’t wait for re of this arc

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  19. kate says:

    what will happen with little elf T-T

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  20. Soridida says:

    The ending of this arc is horrible!!!

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  21. Pra_nju says:

    Hey🥺 I just wanted to know if you will be posting new translated chapters? Thank you

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    • SnowTime says:

      Up to 147 out right now

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  22. Queue says:

    I couldn’t help thinking of Ghostbusters this chapter.
    “I am the Gatekeeper.”
    “I am the Keymaster.”
    😆
    Thank you and take care

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  23. ike00000 says:

    …BUT WHY WAS HE STILL INSIDE HIM????????

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