Fire Emblem Fates Support Conversation: Felicia x Kazahana A

Please Note: The following material obviously spoils some of the story of Fire Emblem Fates. Please read responsibly at your own risk and I’ve got a golden ticket!

Edited to version 2.0 with reader feedback. (You can find the original version replicated below.)  Here’s the support conversation between Felicia and Kazahana for the A level. (Original Japanese is included for reference and better transparency.)

Comments? Questions? Criticisms? Want to let me if I made a typo or if a better approach would work somewhere? Let me know in the comments below.

Translation start:

Kazahana: Ah, Felicia! Here you are! / カザハナ: あっ、フェリシア!いたいた!

Felicia: Kazahana-san … / フェリシア: カザハナさん…

One look at your face tells me that perhaps you’ve reached enlightenment on the matter of master and servant relationships? / その晴れやかなお顔はもしかして、主従関係の真理に辿りつけたのですか~!?

Kazahana: Ahaha … no that’s not it. / カザハナ: あはは…いや~。

I thought through it and reached a conclusion, but I’m just gonna come out straight with it … / 考え抜いて至った結論なんだけど、正直に言っちゃうとね…

Felicia: O-okay … / フェリシア: は、はい…

Kazahana: Honestly, it’s whatever, isn’t it?/ カザハナ: 正直、何でもいいんじゃない?

Felicia: Whaaat … !? / フェリシア: ええっ…!?

Kazahana: Ahaha.  I’m not that smart you know … no matter how much I worried about it, I just couldn’t come up with a straight answer. / カザハナ: あはは。あたし、あんまり頭良くないから…結局悩んでもこれっていう答えが出なくて。

Then, in the midst of thinking about, I thought you know what, all this thinking is useless. / それで途中から、もう考えても無駄だーって思うようになっちゃったんだ。

Felicia: And after thinking and thinking, that’s the conclusion you came to? / フェリシア: 考えに考え抜いた末の結論がそれですか~?

Kazahana: Yep, after all … / カザハナ: うん、だってね…

Our lords are our friends, our family, our comrades in battle … and none of those are necessarily wrong. / あたしたちの主君は家族で友達で、仲間で…それはどれも間違いじゃないでしょ。

So the only way to go about it is accept it all. / だからそれを全部受け止めるしかないんだよ。

Felicia: Kazahana-san … / フェリシア: カザハナさん…

Kazahana: But that doesn’t mean we have to be self-conscious around them. I mean to us, our rulers are … / カザハナ: でもだからって別に変に意識する必要もない。だってあたしたちにとって主君っていうのは…

Someone we can depend on with our trust … someone who will lead us down the path we believe in … / 信じるに足る存在…自分が信じる道を先導してくれる存在…

They’re the type of people who naturally have us depending on them, don’t you think? / 頼らせてくれる人なわけでしょう?

Felicia: The path we … believe in? / フェリシア: 信じる道を…ですか?

Kazahana: Yeah, you believe your master is someone you can trust, / カザハナ: うん、フェリシアは自分の主君のことを信用できる人、

and also someone you can depend on when it gets right down to it, right? / そして信頼できる人だって思ってるでしょう?

Felicia: Y-yes … of course! / フェリシア: は、はい…もちろんです!

To Kamui-sama, I extend the full measure of my trust! / 私はカムイ様に全幅の信頼を寄せていますから!

Kazahana: Yeah yeah, you see I think that’s good. / カザハナ: うんうん、それでいいと思うよ。

To continue to depend on and trust them until the very last moment when our lives are spent. / 信頼して、あたしたちの命尽きる最期の刻まで信じ続ける。

I think that’s the long and short of a master and servant relationship. / それがこの主従関係の全てだと思うよ。

Felicia: A partner you can trust and depend on … that’s the long and short of a master and servant relationship. Of course … it must be that. / フェリシア: 信頼できる相手…それが主従の関係の全て。なるほど…そうですね。

I feel a little, relieved … / 私も少し、スッキリしました…

They don’t have to be limited to relationships like family and friends … they’re trusted partners who are everything overlapped together in one … / 家族や親友…そういう限定したものではなく、全てを兼ね備えた上で信頼する相手…

I really do think it best to think of it this way! / そう考えればいいということなんですね!

Kazahana: Right, and that’s precisely why we’re willing to offer up our lives for our masters, don’t you think? / カザハナ: うん、だからこそあたしたちは主君のために命を捧げられるわけでしょ?

Felicia: Yes, just as you’ve said! / フェリシア: ええ、その通りです!

Kazahana: That’s why I think the two of us should vow to believe in our lords and fight through whatever comes!/ カザハナ: だからお互いこれからも主君を信じ、闘い抜いていこうと誓おうよ!

As their retainers … to believe our masters until the end! / 臣下として…最後まで主を信じ続けるって!

Felicia: Yes, of course! Kazahana-san, thank you so much! / フェリシア: ええ、もちろんです!カザハナさん、ありがとうございました!

Kazahana: Don’t mention it. Thank you for helping me realize something important, Felicia! / カザハナ: ううん。こっちこそ、大事なことに気づかせてくれてありがとう、フェリシア!

Translation end!

Translation notes: Because they’re referring to a lot of different things when they say things like 主君 (shu-kun), I tried to include a lot of different words to reflect the many dimensions of what they’re talking about, such as lord, master, leader, ruler, liege, etc. As well, I wonder if I should have Felicia refer to Ms. Kazahana in the translation, even though one usually doesn’t translate -san endings, she’s so polite and it’s such a part of her character to refer to others with polite monikers, perhaps it’s best if I do so? What do you think? Let me know in the comments below!

If you want to see how Nintendo added some stuff that wasn’t there in the original, even though they had no need to, the Fire Emblem fans at Serene’s Forest have transcribed this conversation here.

Changelog: 8/18/2016 The translation has been updated with some changes to reflect the Japanese honorifics of the Byakuya and to clean it up a little bit. Where the meaning has been changed, the original version 1.0 lines can be found below:

Felicia: Ms. Kazahana …

Felicia: Ms. Kazahana …

Felicia: I extend to Lord Kamui the full measure of my trust!

Kazahana: To continue to depend on and trust them until the very last moment when our lives are spent.

Felicia: Yes, of course! Ms. Kazahana, thank you so much!

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