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Nurturing the Hero to Avoid DeathChapter 15.2


Translator: Mii

Editor: sleepchaser RXnMIE


“Bring me along, I beg you… I-I will go together with you… So bring me along… I don’t want to be left behind… Never again…!”

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Alfred pats my back gently, like what Marie does when she tries to calm down kids who are distressed.

“Alright. I get it already. I’ll take you along with me.” ZdoP1l



“You’ll… stay with me? Always… together… Y-you won’t… leave me behind?”

“Yeah. I won’t leave you behind.”



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“Uh-huh… I promise you. So don’t cry anymore.”

“Don’t lie…”

“…I’m not lying to you. I can even swear it if you want. If I ever need to go somewhere far away… then I will definitely take you along.” fEJaWd

“You’re… telling the truth? Y-you’re not lying to me?”

“Yeah. I’m not.”


“…Really.” Alfred nods while looking at me. Ko7aeb

His eyes don’t seem like that of those telling white lies: dull with a thin layer of haze.

Instead, it’s a clear blue, the same color of the sky that stretches above.

Ahh, I’m glad.

Alfred won’t lie to me. VyqDKS

I won’t be left behind anymore. I finally feel relieved.

He strokes my head with his large hand, and I’m immersed in nostalgia as I close my eyes. Then I feel his soft lips press upon my eyebrow.

They’re warm to the touch and make me feel at ease.

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He kisses my forehead, cheeks, eyes, ears. Sneaks some on my nose and neck too. It feels ticklish, and I can’t help but let out a laugh. grdZ20

My eyes burst open. And I catch sight of Alfred joining me in laughter.

For some reason, large bubbles of joy expand in my chest. It’s a strange feeling, but it’ll be wrong to call it unpleasant. So in the spirit of happiness, I give him a gift in return; I place a kiss on his nose and cheeks.

Alfred’s eyes pop, before narrowing again in joy. How unusual… No, this may be the first time I’ve seen him that happy.

I can’t help but blush a little, embarrassed as I smile. SOdHD

This time, his lips fall upon my own. Again and again he rains kisses on me. I can’t sit still and we collapse onto the bed. He still doesn’t stop, however. I’m starting to find it hard to breathe.

“Al… Al— wait… It’s painful. Uhhn…”

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Suddenly, a warm hand brushes my stomach and back. The warmth is both comfortable and ticklish, and I once again laugh.

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Ktfc tf agjlir vbkc fnfc wbgf.

“Uhh, ahn… Haa…”

He sucks the skin of my belly vigorously. Shivers run down my skin despite the fact the room isn’t cold, and I grab on to Alfred’s hair. itN70X

His hands and lips feel hot and comfortable. It makes me breathless.

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Somehow… Somehow…

…I feel… somewhat sleepy.

A yawn escapes from my lips. 4VPJZj

Alfred stops what he’s doing, lifting his face.


He’s looking straight at me with those clear, sky blue eyes, his gaze full of unsaid words.

Although I want to return his gaze, my eyes feel heavy, and I can’t keep them open anymore. 1Swbst

I let out another yawn, getting more and more sleepy.

“Fwahhh… slee… py…”

“…Hey. Wait. Don’t sleep.”

“…Impo… sibble…” jdMU9H

“Wait a minute…”

Even if you ask me to wait…

I can’t.

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For the first time in a few days, a wave of drowsiness crashes upon my form. And it’s one that packs a punch. Which makes sense, since I’ve had trouble sleeping lately. BaqLst

However, I want to secure this comfortable warmth, so I wrap my arms around Alfred’s shoulders in an embrace. His warmth slowly transmits to my cold body, and it feels… very pleasant.

With each breath I take, the scent of sunshine tackles my senses. Reminds me of the smell of fresh laundry.

As a child, I loved sleeping in a pile of fresh laundry.

Alfred smells somewhat like that. RzYFoL

It really calms me down… My most favourite scent.

Not to mention, it’s also very warm.

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“…Ngh. ……Saying such things…..are you trying to excite me here…….” FAW2HC

Or at least, that’s what I think Alfred says. I may have missed some things, since he’s basically mumbling at this point. Eh.

Once again, I can’t keep a yawn from escaping.

No good.

I can’t… stay awake anymore. 2mr3LB

Yet even asleep, I don’t wish for Alfred to leave me.

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Eyes shut, I let my arms fall from around Alfred’s shoulders, bringing them to his shirt, no matter how heavy and tired they are. Once I find it, I grip hard to his shirt.

As my consciousness continues to fade, I faintly hear Alfred’s voice. He’s telling me stay awake. He should be right next to me, his warmth wrapping around me like a cocoon, yet his voice sounds so far away. How strange.

But it can’t be helped. NACnis

I’m at my wits’ end.

It’s inevitable I’ll fall asleep. Like how gravity is inevitable.

Or so I’d say if I can actually move my body anymore.

Alfred sighs faintly. Q2DM4e

Then I eventually surrender to slumber.


* * *


There’s a slight sensation by my eyebrows.

For some reason, it feels warm.

So comfortably warm…

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As my eyelids flit open, a familiar cotton shirt comes to view. 4TMDCQ


Lifting my head a bit, I catch sight of glittering blonde locks and a face too handsome.

I can also hear his breathing, albeit sofly.

…What kind of situation is this? 671Xh8

My chest feels a bit cold, so I look down. All of my shirt’s buttons are undone.

My pants are also pulled down, so much that the beginning of my underwear can be seen.

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I quickly rebutton my shirt. aRVNyt

Eh, what… What is this?

Why? Wait a minute…

What actually happened?!

But most importantly, since when did Alfred return home? djmQPT

I’m petrified.

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No no no.

No way.

It must have been a dream. Yeah, definitely. lb6 ny

It is closer to a nightmare. I should purge it from my mind as soon as possible. My actions then were completely out of my reasoning. Yes, I must have been a bit crazy yesterday. Definitely.

I thought… Alfred had died.

Seeing the rise and fall of his chest, I let escape a sigh of relief.

That’s right. I wonder what’s the reason for my uneasiness.. IhdJCF

Since he is the future hero, there’s no way he’ll die in such a place, right?

I brush my fingers over his skin. It indeed feels warm.

He’s alive.

I’m glad. On6xDN

Like he promised, he really did return.

This is not a dream.

Maybe it’s because I cried too much yesterday, but my eyes still feel hot. So I rub them with the back of my hand.

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“…You’re crying again?” QY2dZw

From his voice Alfred seems to be baffled. He sighs above me. I lift my face.

His eyes are barely open, sleep hanging from his lashes as he stares at me.

“I-I’m not crying!”

“I see.” 1AorQ2

“I’m really not. My eyes are red since… they’re irritated…”

“I see,” said Alfred, laughing. Then he pats my head.

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“A-also, you’re at fault too, okay!? You just popped up in the middle of the room without saying anything… I was surprised, you know! At least let people know you’re home when you are! I thought that you…”

I swallow the words threatening to spill from my lips. S7PcFn

I thought that you died like my grandfather, that your last words to me would become our farewell…

“No… I just didn’t want to bother you by waking you up. So I hid my presence as I entered the room to check your condition… Were you that surprised?”

My strength gradually fades and I cover my face with both hands.

So that’s what happened…! NQCuoV

In order to vent my pent-up frustration, I hit the body before me. The body that is now larger than mine.

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Ouch. Now my hand hurts. I feel even more annoyed. This idiot. Where do you get those hard muscles? Give them to me!

“Stupid idiot!! You’re really misleading me, you know?!”

“I see.” 4jnH6g

“Stop saying ‘I see’! Seriously…”

Feeling weak, I bury my face in the sheets. Alfred laughs. This whole situation isn’t funny though!

Special thanks for Anon-san, MsLori-san, and Kiki-san for the ko-fi!!

Sorry for the late release, I should’ve uploaded this yesterday… I’m really sorry if anyone have been waiting for the release… m(__)m Ag6sGN

Awww… I suddenly feel so lonely, sitting in front of my laptop while translating the love life of two cute boys, and crying over my own love life… ( ˘•ω•˘ ).。oஇ

Not that I’m complaining, though! Please give me more dog food!! (*;´□`)ゞ

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    • OH. MAH. GAH.

      (u y fall asleep Lian, nuuuuu)

      I declare the ritual a success! (= ̄▽ ̄=)V

      clasps hands in prayer
      May the goddess Mii bring the everlasting rain of fluff unto this dry, barren, angst-wrecked land

      (o_ )o A bow to the author o( _o)

      (シ_ )シ A bow to Mii ヾ( _。)

      m(_ )m A bow to the church of fluff m( _)m

      • Whoops, I did an oopsie… That was meant to be a seperate comment 😅😅 sozzles…

      • Now that Falling off this Cliff-san had bowed to our great author, the church of fluff, and this lowly translator, I will bless you with another development! (ง •̀ω•́)ง✧

        ⸜( ॑꒳ ॑* )⸝(=ↀωↀ=)⸜( * ॑꒳ ॑)⸝


        With the power of little kittens, I summon you…

        More fluff!!!

        ☆=(ゝω・)/ Haiya, yoisho! Check out the next part for more fluff! Even so, it will take some time for it to solidify into real words… Please forgive this lowly translator low MP that made her unable to use her black magic right away, but then, your ritual has been heard by this fluff magician! (/∇\*)。o○♡

    • The fluff will come when you least expected it (≧∇≦)b Thank you for reading, honeytruths-san!

  1. Ahh esta novela es tan tierna y refrescante, realmente me gustan estos lindos chicos…ta tiernos…

    Gracias por traducir

    • Cough cockblocked cough . Poor Al, but thanks God he still being there for Lian. And there our Tsundere Lian comeback. Thank you ❤

      • Maybe, our Alfred won’t just leave everything just like that? Maybe, he will do something again? Maybe… I am teasing XanXan-san? :3

        You’re welcome~💕

    • We will both melt with the tenderness of these two cute boys… I’ll happily jump to the fire too! //no

      Thank you for reading too, angelica ramirez-sanʕ•̀ω•́ʔ✧

  2. ah yes back on the toilet and crying again but this time with joy
    thanks i love it

    • Get well soon, PhantomShade-san! Please have a proper rest, and don’t stress about the exam too much! (。>﹏<。)

  3. Ooh Lian… You are not an Angel! You are a Vixen!

    Poor Alfred… You hang him right there. You hang us in there!
    How could you?! You Vixen!

  4. Ok so i have a question
    Does Lian think all that was a dream or not?

    • He thought that it was a dream when it was happening but upon waking up in the morning he realised that actually happened

  5. oh no oh yes
    this makes me feel soft inside aaaaaaaaa

    thank you for the chapterrrr

    • Their whole interaction is so fluff that no one can resist smiling after reading them aaaaaa

      Thank you for reading, konokono-san! 💕

  6. Fuhihi~, so cute. I really like manly tsundere(who actually just thinks they’re manly) for the uke. While the seme is the serious type who leads calmly. Way to go you two.

    Thanks for the treat ~!!

    • It always amuses me when the uke think what they are doing is cool, when in the seme eyes their action is just full of cuteness 🤣💕

      You’re welcome, secret-fudanshi-san!🌟

  7. Lian: Where do you get those hard muscles? Give them to me! ψ(`Д´)ψ
    Me: Yeah, give them to him! (ʃƪ¬‿¬)
    Alfred: nods starts to strip (´⌣`ʃƪ)
    Lian: Σ(・口・)

    Thanks for the wholesome chapter~ <3

    • Lian can get those hard muscles all for himself, bonus heater warmth and satisfying sex life, why hesitating… //no

      Thank you for reading too, Little Fluffy Ninja Sheep! A small fluffy sheep becoming a ninja… So cute!!! (=>▽<=)/

  8. That~

    That was close to papapa holy crap.

    Thank you for the chapter!

    Sleepy Lian is so cute♡♡♡♡

    And that “tickling scene” though…
    ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

    I am full today because of that scene~☆

    So cute~☆


    • Alfred is disappointed, we are disappointed, everyone are definitely disappointed! Lian, why sleep now!!! (。•́︿•̀。)

      I won’t deny that sleepy Lian is so cute too fufufu, I actually squealed loudly when I get to that part! (^・^)

      Thank you for reading, Cookies n’ Cream-san!

  9. Oh my God, they just get cuter and cuter! I can’t even, like oh my heart, they’re too precious I can’t even articulate the love I’m feeling for them xD ❤❤❤😂 Thank you for translating this and giving us the gift of cuteness!

    • Their whole interaction is just so wholesome! Not to say the way Alfred talk is actually so… cute in the JP (it might be just me), making me almost die of heart attack…! (º﹃º♡ )

      Thank you for reading, Nicole Guevara-san!

  10. Hahahaha! How funny. Lian accidentally went OOC, and Alfred thought he hit the jackpot.

    • At least he managed to eat some tofu along the way! 🤣

      Thank you for reading, ResidentialPsycho-san!! (。>﹏<。)

  11. Gimme more dog food for this single dog here!

    Thanks for the chapter! 💕

    • Having more dog food is what us single dogs need to do! At least, I can read how beautiful love is oh la la~

      You’re welcome, Kimmy-san!ʕ•̀ω•́ʔ✧

  12. I can literally see arrows pinging Alfred’s heart. Such a cute and sweet Lian. Poor Alfred only got a small taste to leave him wanting more.

    Thanks for the great translation ♥️♥️

    • Lian being honest = K.O for Alfred’s restrain! Sadly, our Lian sleep halfway the chu part… (TдT)

      You’re welcome, Kleep-san!!! ☺️💕💕

  13. I don’t even know what to say, my heart is overflowing with love and happiness~ Fuwa fuwa~

    You have earned my love forever for translating this~ You can’t reject it!

    I think Alfred will have another chance soon fufufu~

    Thank you very much~ * kisses *

    • Both of them are really cute and sweet for each other, I feel Uki uki when reading their development~

      I will accept Sakuya-hime-sama’s love gladly! Give it to me!!! (.づ◡﹏◡)づ.

      Alfred must be sooooo frustrated too, I will if I am him! 🤣

      Thank you for reading too~💕💕🌟

    • 🤩🤩🤩 dives into chapter of fluff thank you for the chapter ❤️ Mii-san rocks for picking up this story, I am sooooo ecstatic to be able to keep reading it 🥰 Alfred was good boi giving all the hugs, snuggles and kisses until Lian felt safe enough to fall asleep.
      Lian: (˘︶˘).。*♡
      Alfred: (・o・;)
      Alfred: ╮(╯_╰)╭
      Together: (/・ω・(-ω-)

      Morning time: (/^ω^(ꏿ﹏ꏿ;)

      Readers: (♡ω♡ ) ~♪(♡ω♡ ) ~♪(♡ω♡ ) ~♪(♡ω♡ ) ~♪(♡ω♡ ) ~♪(♡ω♡ ) ~♪(♡ω♡ ) ~♪(♡ω♡ ) ~♪(♡ω♡ ) ~♪ … (♡ω♡ ) ~♪

      Alfred keep up the good work! 💪💪 (You too Mii and sleepchaser our glorious benefactors)

      • Alfred managed to eat a lot of tofu this time! To be able to cuddle with his little tsundere kitten, he have to take every chance that was presented in front of him! He is the great ML-san after all! Don’t disappoint us, Alfred!! (=ↀωↀ=)

        This translator will recharge her battery to fight with the language barrier! I will send my spiritual power to sleep-san too! Thank you for reading, Xass-san (ง •̀ω•́)ง✧

  14. I’m rolling around in joy at this sweet chapter. Please give me more dog food. Haha. XD

  15. Sooooo cute!!! My fangirl side is going to explode. Thank you for the translation😄😄