Translating Japanese Web Novels to English

GC V9C283

TLN: Mr. Cut-in-line -> Interrupt-kun (This is a better translation of his nickname)

(283) I did not hear you mention it

Translator: Tseirp


In the end, the dwarves emptied five barrels of refined sake at the banquet. That was within my expected range but not only did they drink refined sake, but they also drank absinthe and lager as well so it was shocking.

I didn’t return to the tavern from the cemetery and instead borrowed a guest room in Doxco’s house and stayed a night.

The next morning.

I met up with the hung-over mercenaries.

The cargo was apparently stored in the warehouse so we had to travel there to collect it.

The warehouse — or rather, it was more like a huge freezer.

Doxco mentioned that they have refrigerators so I was just thinking perhaps they had refrigerated warehouses too.


“By any chance is this the cargo?”

“That’s right, amazing right?”


Interrupt-kun said with a smug grin. But I wasn’t that bothered by his smug grin because the cargo was certainly amazing.


“It is … incredible.”


It was a dragon frozen in ice.

Similar to the wyvern that traveled with Suzuki.

It was secured on a metal cart.


“I was shocked when I was told that this is a child.”

“I’m amazed that you carried it all the way up the mountain. There’s a maintained road but isn’t the slope quite steep?”

“We hired beasts with the greatest horsepower. We had to refreeze the dragon here so we didn’t have a choice.”

“Why is there a need to go out of your way to refreeze it?”

“Well of course, won’t it go on a rampage if it thaws?”


— Eh?

If I didn’t mishear it, he said that it would go on a rampage if it thaws?

I tried using my Presence Detection skill.


“You’re kidding, it’s alive!?”


Well, I froze the Emerald Turtle while it was alive as well but I didn’t expect it was possible to freeze a dragon alive as well.


“It’s not dead. There would be no meaning if it was dead.”

“No meaning if it was dead? Ah, perhaps it will be used as a live subject to experiment on reviving after freezing or placed in a zoo as an exhibit?”

” — Ichinojo-san, you’re mistaken. This will be offered to the Queen of the Mercenary Country of Goats Rocky (Gotsurokki) to the east for her to kill.”


Interrupt-kun explained but I was even more confused.

Transporting it all the way there just to let her kill it?


“You seem like you really don’t understand. Ichinojo, do you know who gets the experience points when a group without a party defeats a monster?”

“Ah, I know that.”


Last attack — In other words, the last person to attack and kill the monster collects all the experience points.

Eh! So that’s why.


“In other words, the dragon weakened to the point of death is offered to nobles for experience points.”

“Correct. Dragons have one of the highest experience points among monsters after all.”

“So you can raise your level that way. That’s ch … as expected of nobles.”

I wanted to say it was cheating but saying that would be lese majeste.

In fact, I have a mountain of cheating methods to level up as well. In the first place, my two divine blessings were the greatest cheat already so I don’t have any right to complain.


“So that’s why they went through the trouble to freeze and transport it. But why did you guys stop here?”

“The transport of this dragon was assigned to two groups, our party and a different party. Since it is an expensive good after all. The other group is a group of up-and-coming young adventurers and to be honest, their ability is far above ours. On one hand, they are reliable, on the other, I’m jealous of them.


Interrupt-kun said with frustration.

I see, I was wondering why a poorly balanced party with a Lumberjack and two Apprentice Swordsmen that definitely can’t be said to be strong could transport such an amazing cargo but so it wasn’t just them.


“They are truly great. Along the way, they even defeated Rock Golems with their swords and magic. And then, the journey went smoothly — we arrived in this village according to plan. That was when the issue occurred.”


I took a sharp intake of breath.

I couldn’t see the group of up-and-coming adventurers around us. I could only imagine the worst.


“Don’t tell me, they were all killed … ?”

“No, they’re not dead. But they are seriously ill.”


Should I say … it’s a relief that they aren’t dead?

But seriously ill, does it mean they are in no condition to continue as adventurers?

In that case, it might not be a relief to them.


“I actually still can’t believe it. I didn’t expect all the members to suffer acute alcohol toxicity until they lost consciousness.”

“They actually drank too much alcohol!? Ah, up-and-coming and a youthful group! Don’t force people who don’t know how to drink alcohol.”

“The dwarves tried to stop them when they were drinking too much but they threatened with violence if they didn’t bring alcohol out. In the end, they even drank the dwarves’ secret wine.”

“Won’t something like that pass after sleeping for a few days!?”

“What they drank was the dwarves’ secret wine, also known as the Dragon Killer. They can’t recover from it that easily.”


Veteran-san said.

Guys who are planning to transport a dragon alive shouldn’t be drinking something called the Dragon Killer.


“Furthermore, even if they regain consciousness, they will be faced with charges for drinking the dwarves’ secret wine without permission. They will be transported away as criminals.”


… I realized I was listening to the typical example of people ruining their entire lives from drinking too much alcohol.

I’ll remind myself that drinking too much alcohol can lead to poisoning.


“We did think of transporting it to Goats Rocky ourselves but there would be monsters and bandits on the way. The ice would melt if we took the safe route. It would be impossible to deliver to the Queen of Goats Rocky within the time limit if we request for new personnel from our requestor, Marquis Yutings. Brother showed up just as we were wondering what to do.”

“I understand the gist of it. By the way, how many days will it take if we travel to Goats Rocky according to plan?”

“Let me see, it should take around four days.”

“Four days …”


In that case, I should have plenty of time left to pick Haru and the others up.

If I traveled with them, I won’t be able to return to My World and I’ll have to worry about keeping the secret of my Jobless skill from them but we were traveling in the same direction after all.


“All right — but, I have two conditions.”

“Ah, go ahead.”


Middle-aged Lumberjack-san nodded.


“First, we won’t form a party. I act alone.”

“That’s not a problem. Or rather, there won’t be any towns with Adventurers Guild along the way to Goats Rocky. We won’t be able to form a party even if we wanted to.”

“Second, I don’t really like to stand-out. If you find out about the skills I possess, do not tell anybody, including Marquis Yutings. I don’t want to stand-out.”

“Those are the only conditions? What about the rewards and such?”

“I’m fine with having the same share as you guys will be getting — Ah, this is not a condition but I have a request.”


It was really late but I looked at the three of them and smiled wryly.


“Could you tell me your names?”


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GC V9C284


  1. Thanks!   ∧_,,∧  
     Nepu! (`・ω・) Gonna
        ヽと   つ Go Fast!
    ;( ;; ;  ミ三三彡

  2. Alex

    Thanks for the chapter

  3. Nyamsus

    Thanks for the chapter

  4. Meatbun Delivery~
    Thank you for the chapter ( ●w●)

    Why do i feel that the baby dragon will ended up not getting killed by the noble?

    • CaTastrophy427

      Yeah, it’s pretty obvious that the queen will fail to kill it once it starts to thaw, it’ll break free, go on a rampage, and either be killed or tamed by our MC. I’m thinking tamed (enslaved, but not) and then able to transform into a humanoid girl (with a slave collar as a style choice from her, to better blend in with the rest of the MC’s harem).

  5. Lol that’s really late timing for asking their names.

  6. MKazai

    Seems like they are finally important enough to receive names

  7. rooislangwtf


  8. Cursed Lich

    Thanks for the chapter!

    Make your bets folks!
    1 – Everything will go as planned and the queen kills the dragon.
    2 – Someone nobler (good 2 shoes) will get the kill.
    3 – Haru will get the kill because the dragon attacked Ichinojo.
    4 – The dragon is a nice guy/gal and Ichinojo will release it.
    5 – Something else that doesn’t involve Cthulhu. (Make your guess)

    • LeNuts

      Why didn’t you include the dragon transforming into a loli which will be added to the harem?

  9. kami

    [I wanted to say it was cheating but saying that would be lese majeste.]
    no it won’t

    [“Could you tell me your names?”]

  10. Filip Dinca

    The names, LOL. He never asked their names. Poor minor characters, they even had bad teammates. I was thinking that the other party hired was made of that hero and his can’t-touch-them girls.
    Thanks for the funny chapter! This does put a smile on my face. God bless you!

  11. “You mean your name isn’t really Interrupt-kun ?!” xD

  12. Melanin:Zero

    Well, he’s better about asking for names than I am.

  13. SFcipher

    Thanks for the treat.

  14. SFcipher


  15. JayVlad Dark Heart

    Thank you for this chapter! 🙂

  16. Sylfa

    I wholeheartedly disagree, “interrupt-kun” is *not* a better translation for someone known for an act of cutting in line, it might be shorter but it certainly wouldn’t bring to mind who your referring to.

    I’d suggest “mr. queue-cutter” with the shorter “queue-kun” after he’s been mentioned in a chapter already. (Though Id argue -kun should be avoided as well.)

    Not sure if interrupt has the double meaning of cutting in line in Japanese or if I just forgot something else he did, but since you referred to him as “cut-in-line” before it’s quite jarring to go to an in English completely unrelated word. Might as well just use his name at that point.

    None the less, thanks for translating, and hopefully for considering my point (no matter what translation you decide to stick with).

    • Sorry for the late reply haha. Actually its the other way around. In Japanese both cutting in line and interrupting in people’s conversation use the same term. So when I first read it I took it as cutting queue. But after reading longer I realized that he was referring to his trait of always cutting in when people are in the midst of conversation.

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