May 02, 2020

Hills of Silver Ruins (1/2)

I've posted chapter 2 (book 1) of Hills of Silver Ruins, a Pitch Black Moon.

The ritual of petitioning the Riboku tree for a child resembles the custom of writing a wish on a paper strip (tanzaku) and tying it to a bamboo branch during the Tanabata festival.

Kijuu (騎獣) are domesticated youjuu ("magical animals") captured in the Yellow Sea (actually an island). Like a pegasus, kijuu can fly or leap great distances. Like horses, the best ones cost a small fortune.

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# posted by Blogger Eugene
5/08/2020 3:38 PM   
Chapter three should be ready next week.
# posted by Anonymous Anonymous
5/15/2020 5:33 PM   
Thank you so much for this!
# posted by Anonymous Anonymous
5/16/2020 5:58 AM   
Is there anyway we can donate to you to thank you for your translations? I'm a huge fan and very much appreciative of your efforts.
# posted by Blogger Eugene
5/16/2020 12:48 PM   
If you'd like to make a donation, consider one of our books. See the Peaks Island Press catalog for links to online stores.