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Just some random thoughts about all that shifting around
All that shifting around keeps throwing up questions in my head
I don’t remember if it says whether 暦 returns to his own world every time before he shifts to another, but I assume he can just shift from world to world now, right? So let’s say that he shifts to world 1 so that he is swapped with world 1 暦 (who is then in world 0). If our protagonist then shifts from world 1 to world 2, does world 2 暦 get swapped to world 1 or to world 0?
In case of the former, 暦 could theoretically shift all the way to world 35 leaving behind a string of 暦s that are all just displaced by 1. So then what happens when our 暦 moves back to world 0?…
Stuff like this is great.
Yes, our protagonists are growing up and 暦 is finally reaching sensible conclusions like ‘when you marry someone, you should be willing to marry all their little variations
Wanted to ask, but always forgot. How would you read stuff like “二、三日”? Like, I’m mostly aware, that if it’s stuff like “二〜三度”, you can read it just as "に、さんど”, but what if the readings are completely different and don’t make much sense without the counter? Would you just read it as “ふつ、みっか”?
Okay, this was a speedread and a half. I’ve read way too much eminence in shadows this week, so I had to do the entire week’s reading today (starting at 5am for an hour or so, then continuing at 7am while going to and at uni). Don’t do like I do, I really don’t recommend it.
Well, things didn’t go as awry as I would’ve expected them to. I thought we would see a very different universe, where Kazune actively hates Calendar’s guts, making him question the whole “I love every single possibility of you” life motto he acquired just recently. Still, very cute chapter, though definitely won’t beat last week’s in terms of enjoyment, I don’t think.
However, especially the beginning section seemed incredibly easy to read. Not sure if I’ve finally got accustomed to the writing style, or if it was actually just easy, but I properly blasted through the first 4-6% of this week’s section.
That “long jumps don’t occur naturally” sentence was very ominous, but if I understood it correctly, we are time skipping the wedding(s) as well. Strange.
I realized something, this book has an audio book version. I should’ve remembered, because the first few weeks I listened along to it. So I went and checked there, and surprisingly
This is in fact the winner here. The voice actor says にさんにち, no pauses between words, nothing. That, to me at least, is kinda wild, since I don’t think those are common (if even correct) pronunciations.
My thoughts (I didn’t read this week separate from the previous and next reading but looking at the comments I am writing in the right place)
Like others I thought this was a cute chapter. Although I feel like the concept of “it’s the same person just different sides to them depending on the parallel world” is a bit obvious, I kept wondering why Calendar was getting hung up on things until he made that realization lol. I feel like if this actually happened, society would’ve come to that conclusion as a collective by that point already. But, I get it makes for a better story.
Thank you Gorbit99 for checking the audio book on that! I always hesitate when I see that in writing how to properly read it.
Is it? To me at least it sounds perfectly natural, that the person that came to your universe might not be the same as the one you had. Especially if you think about universes that are several IP numbers away. Where would you draw a line then?