en they touched the reverse scale of Kishin.
If we excluding the Travelers, Melty of the Heaven Eyes the last vampire in existence and the only living witness to that era.” {reverse scale: tln1}

By the reverse scale, she was probably referring to when Kishin activated her [Furious Rage].

Is it mean that Melty was the one who touched Kishin’s reverse scale? Or was it the other way around?

If that’s the case, then Melty must be the one who died, or maybe she was involved in the destruction in some other way.

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I can’t think of anything that would make sense to me.

“Let’s get back to the story.
So, Kohaku-sama, what’s wrong with that diary?”

“Yes, this diary contains a detailed account of the events leading up to how Kishin destroys the vampire species from the owner’s perspective.
Overall, its story was about the same as what I know, but there are some words I’ve never seen before.”

Kohaku flipped through the tattered diary, opened it to the very first page, and made it visible to us.

Hmm, the basic language of reading and writing in this world is Japanese, but there seem to be some odd characters in this diary?

If you look closely, it looks like a broken Roman alphabet, but at least it’s not something you can read at a glance.

“From this diary, it seems that the vampires were plotting to kill Kishin-sama.
They took a hostage and threatened her, but in the process, they killed the hostage, which later invokes the wrath of Kishin.”

“Hmm, that sounds like a common story.”

The hostage resisted, or maybe they were trying to get back at her.
No one will ever know, but it’s also common in real life for hostages to be killed to make up for not achieving the original goal of ransom or handing over a key person.

It was definitely a bad move either way since it led to their race’s destruction.

I wonder why the vampires wanted to kill Shuten so badly.

“Yes, It’s an ironically simple and common story.
But, what I want to ask you about is this person who was taken, hostage.
The diary refers to them as [The Last Oni].”

[The Last Oni].
When I hear it.
I quickly think of [the last in terms of their race] like Melty, but the oni race hasn’t been extinct.
So, does it mean something else?

“I want you to tell me everything you know about this ‘Last Oni’ that was so important about them that it almost led to the world’s destruction.

“Yes, that’s fine.
I see you’ve finally found out about that.”

From her reaction, Hakuyo seems to know what it was about.

Kokuyo also seemed to know about it, but she left the explanation to Hakuyo at this moment and remained quietly in the background, unmoving.

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“But first, let me say this, it’s up to you what you do with what I’m about to tell you.
I’m not going to force you to do anything, nor do I want you to do anything just because you heard this.

Especially you Sukuna, since you are an outsider of this world, it’s up to you to decide what to do with what you learn today.
I’m afraid if you never learn this, you might regret your choice…..”

She didn’t seem to be as serious as her words suggest, but I could tell she wasn’t talking nonsense either.

Kohaku relaxes her shoulders, so I guess she wants to listen to Hakuyo without getting too worked up.

In any case, it was no use for me to be the only one who was nervous, so I relaxed my whole body and took a proper posture to listen to the conversation.

Then, after she judged that we were ready to listen, Hakuyo began to speak quietly.

“The [Last Oni] is the last survivor of the Oni tribe, the original Oni,  one true friend of Kishin-sama, Ryomen Sukuna-sama was her name.”

Hakuyou’s explanation started with such a shocking revelation.

Tl note:

Who surprised? None? Yeah… I kinda predicted this too, I mean… the hint is all over the place.

And sorry for the delay, but these three chapters are tightly connected, so I need to be extra careful this time.
(please ignore the fact I took 3 days off after the new year)

Also, some troublesome terms need extra consideration on my part; that’s why I choose to play it safe and translate these chapters slowly, rather than rushing it and making many mistakes in the future.

Tln1: Reverse scale; a dragon’s reverse scale reference.
Meaning: if you touch that, you invoke its wrath, simple right? But so troublesome since it gets mentioned several times in the dialog.

Tl rubbish talk corner

All of this is my own speculation.
This is neither spoiler nor foreshadowing; this is just my rubbish talk.

RIN-CHAN!!!! I had my suspicion since that Wave Dragon battle! You add something in this game, aren’t you!! That would also explain the secret talk between her and the developer in the early chapter too!!

It was too strange! She knows Sukuna is the key to destroying the dragon, but why? She’s merely a physical attacker at that time!

So my speculation is she ‘made’ this setting in this world for Sukuna, for bringing her heart back to a normal state, but that’s just my speculation; she is rich, smart, and suspicious!!

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