Fire Emblem Fates Support Conversation: Belka x Marx S

Please Note: The following material obviously spoils some of the story of Fire Emblem Fates. Please read responsibly at your risk and don’t piss in the janitor’s mouth.

Here’s the support conversation between Belka and Marx for the S 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:

Marx: You haven’t come for me since then. / マークス: あれ以来、私を狙いにこないのだな。

Belka: This is the umpteenth time I’ve said it … but I didn’t accept that order. / ベルカ: 何度も言うけど…私は依頼を受けたわけではないから。

Marx: Really? / マークス: そうか。

But my heart has already been pierced through by you. / だが、私の心臓はすでにお前に射貫かれているようだ。

Belka: What … ? / ベルカ: え…?

Marx: Belka, marry me. Here’s an oath ring. / マークス: ベルカ、結婚してくれ。これは誓いの指輪だ。

Belka: P-prince Marx … / ベルカ: マ、マークス様…

Marx: You were abandoned by your parents. If that wound still throbs, then perhaps I can become the salve that heals it. / マークス: お前は親に捨てられた。その傷が疼くのならば、私が癒やす薬となろう。

I want to cultivate love with you as a pair. I’ve  been thinking so. / お前と二人で愛を育んでいきたい。そう思っている。

Belka: I appreciate your feelings. / ベルカ: 気持ちはとても嬉しい。

But I am a person who is known for killing as their trade … I can’t become a queen of Anya Kingdom … / でも、私は殺し屋などと呼ばれている者…暗夜王国の王妃にはなれないわ…

Marx: That’s exactly why it would be good. / マークス: だからこそいいのだ。

Belka: What? / ベルカ: えっ?

Marx: If it isn’t somebody who knows darkness just as well as they do the light, then they are not fit for the role of Queen of Anya Kingdom. / マークス: 光だけではなく闇も知っている者でないと、暗夜王国の王妃は務まらない。

Belka: ………… / ベルカ: …………

Marx: What’s wrong? I’m waiting for your response. / マークス: どうした。私は返事を待っているのだ。

Belka: I don’t know … / ベルカ: わからない…

It’s just here … inside my bosom, I feel something leaping … / ただ、私のここ…胸の中がざわめくの…

Not in a bad way … it’s very a good feeling … my heart is leaping … / 悪い意味ではない…とても心地よく…心が踊っているの…

………… /…………

Prince Marx … I’d like to ask you one thing … / マークス様…一つ聞きたいことがある…

If were to become your wife … / もし私が妻になったとして…

If you were to be cornered in a situation where you had to kill me to protect the country … would you kill me then? / 国のために私を殺すことを迫られたら…そのときは私を殺す?

Marx: ………… / マークス: …………

… Yes. / …ああ。

Belka: … Good. So it was an unnecessary worry. / ベルカ: …よかった。不要な心配だったわね。

Well then, Prince Marx … I shall expect your proposal for marriage with delight. / それでこそマークス様…あなたとの結婚、喜んでお受けするわ。

Marx: Thank you. I’m very happy about that. / マークス: ありがとう。とても嬉しいぞ。

Let’s get straight to it and go to the slums. / さっそくだが、これから貧民街に行こう。

Belka: To the slums. No, that’s all wrong. / ベルカ: 貧民街へ?いいえ、あそこはダメ。

That’s not a place you belong in … / あなたが行くようなところではないから…

Marx: I want to know all about you. / マークス: お前の全てが知りたいのだ。

So as a first step I want to go to the place where you were born, where you were raised. / だからまずは手始めにお前が生まれ、育った場所に行きたい。

Belka: … Okay. … But, don’t be too shocked. / ベルカ: …わかったわ。…でも、驚かないでね。

Marx: I’m not going to budge, not matter what happens. After all, it is the homeland where my important one grew up. / マークス: 何が起きても動じないつもりだ。\n大切なお前が生まれた故郷だからな。

Translation end!

Translation notes: Well, this is one the more “unique” marriage proposals among all the support conversations. Marx really is that emotionless in the Japanese. I tried my best to be accurate to his lack of sentimentality. Is there something I could change for the better? Let me know in the comments below.

If you want to see how Nintendo changed this conversation quite a bit, the Fire Emblem fans at Serene’s Forest have transcribed it here.

Changelog: None yet.

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