Berserk, volume 17, chapter 7

Translated from Japanese to English by Namirrha on 13 May 2001.

Story ark and part translations courtesy of Olivier Hagué.

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-Page 129 (01)-

Soldier: No way…!!

Soldier: By only one man [alt: At the hands of only one man.]

Soldier: A mercenary corps of 300 men…!!

Soldier: I I I I don't believe it!! [alt: U u u unbelievable!!]

Soldier: I knew it!!

Soldier: I knew we shouldn't have challenged him.

Soldier: Boss, you can't go!! Don't be driven to the same end by a thing like ambition……!! [Guess alert.]

Soldier: The legend was true.

Soldier: That man is the battlefield god…

Soldier: I…Immortal…Zo

Retribution (Part)

(Chapter of) The Birth Rite

Revelation (3)

-Page 132 (04)-

Pages 132-140 of this volume has been translated by Olivier Hagué and is available, in the form of 'fan-subbed' scans, at .

-Page 140 (12)-

-Page 141 (13)-

Puck: It's no use, this village is the same as the others.

Puck: Irrespective of the house, it'll be completely empty.

Puck: As for food, nothing remains.

Puck: The church's interior is a mountain of corpses.

Guts: It's a problem that seems to be common everywhere now-a-days, thanks to the plague. [alt: …thanks to infectious disease.]]

Guts: Everywhere is crowded with nightmares and spirits of the dead. [nightmare = evil dream spirit]

Guts: Because of them, I can't sleep peacefully even during the day.

Puck: You should take a rest on that hill now. [alt: You should take a rest on that hill without a momments delay.]

Puck: You haven't slept in over two days.

Puck: That place was dedicated by the men of antiquity to the fairy folk, therefore nightmares hate and will not approach it. Probably.

-Page 143 (15)-

Guts: That's…?

-Page 145 (17)-

Guts: Stop…

Guts: Stop it!!

Guts: Stop!!!

-Page 146 (18)-

Guts: Stoppp..

-Page 147 (19)-

Guts: Ha---. Ha---.

Guts: Did a nightmare also do that? [alt: Was that also the act of a nightmare?]

-Page 148 (20)-

Guts: It was you,

Guts: just now.

Demon Babe: Dan…

Demon Babe: ger…

Demon Babe: …ous…

-Page 149 (21)-

Guts: You-

Guts: What is this!! [alt: What are you doing!!]

Demon Babe: Dan…

Demon Babe: ger…

Demon Babe: Hurry…

Demon Babe: A pillar of fire stands…

Demon Babe: Blind sheep…

Demon Babe: Gather.

Demon Babe: Sacred ground……

Demon Babe: The heavens…

Demon Babe: Time (that) they fall…

Demon Babe: Make haste…

Demon Babe: Quickly.

-Page 150 (22)-

Guts: …Danger……?

Guts: …No,

Guts: It can't be!!

Guts: Has something happened to Casca…!!?