(Rakan) An… Artifact?!
(Negi) Let’s go!!
(Kotarou) Hell yeah!!
(Announcer) Let the final match…
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(Title) Period 241 – Negi Awakens?!
(Negi) Ras tel ma scir magister!
(Negi) To sumbolaion diakoneto moi, basileu Ouranionion [jp: Obey the contract, obey me, king of the high palace]!!
(Kagetarou) Hmn… That’s the greatest spell in the lightning system…
(Rakan) Oh? So he completed it, huh… Kage-chan.
(Kagetarou) I won’t allow any incantations.
(Rakan) Well, the kid himself getting a Pactio… I did think of that. But hell, who’s it with…? Her, huh.
(Rakan) Hmm, might be trouble depending on what kind of Artifact it is.
(Rakan) That shape – what is it, a notebook? He put it down and started chanting a spell, so it’s probably not a direct-attack type.
(Kotarou) Ain’t getting through!
(Rakan) Right! It’s a reinforcing and doubling support Artifact!
(Rakan) So we’re competing in raw power, then!
(Kagetarou) Oh…? But you cannot defend against this.
(Kagetarou) With one hand –
(Kotarou) I’m Nagi’s forward guard – don’t you look down on Kojirou-sama here. (offset) The front protects the back, that’s the basis of partner battles.
(Kotarou) What… the hell, is that abnormal concentration of Qi…
(Kotarou) This is bad.
(Rakan) All-out, huh? You’re on, kid.
(Rakan) I haven’t gone all-out in a long time… but I’ll try and bring it out ♪
(Kotarou) Oh crap, he’s serious!
(Crowd) Ahhh – !
(Crowd) Whoa – !
(Collet) Wha-Whe-What was that?!
(Yue) Wa-Was it a terrorist attack?
(Ship) We have notification from the arena! That was not a terrorist explosion!
(Ship) It was the personal technique of competitor Jack Rakan!
(Ship) My God, what a man…
(Ship) Pass this on to the patrolling security forces.
(Ship) There’s no damage to the streets due to the arena’s large emergency mana shield.
(Ship) The section circling at high altitude reports sightings of disorder but more or less no damage.
(Theo) Ow-ow-ow… curse that man.
(Attendant) Luckily there were no injuries, thanks to the emergency magic shield…
(Attendant) Competitor Rakan’s spear pierced the arena floor then exploded in high altitude above the market. It seems like the arena’s outer walls were considerably scorched…
(Attendant) Ah, Princess?
(Theo) What the hell, Jack! You just don’t think about the damn consequences, do you! (offset) We have guests here – !
(Rakan) Ah well, ha ha! The youngster’s so motivated, so y’know, I just wanted to go all-out and live up to it!
(Rakan) Didn’t expect this arena to be so flimsy. (offset) Heh, hah hah.
(Theo) You ass! We got off this easy because the emergency shields under the floor softened the force, if there had been any mistakes…!
(Attendant) Princess, watch your mouth!
(Attendant) We’re on National Net!
(Crowd) Damn, that was a personal technique just now?
(Crowd) This is the power of world-saving heroes, huh…
(Crowd) First time I saw something like that.
(Crowd) Yeah, no less from Nagi’s old pal Rakan from Ala Rubra.
(Crowd-small) That was stronger than the main cannons on those cruisers.
(Kagetarou) That was truly a fearsome technique. A great explosion caused by a hypersonic halberd and his concentrated Qi… a forcible display of raw strength.
(Rakan) Ha ha ha, well now.
(Rakan) Hold it, I didn’t see him counterattack or move to dodge it. (offset) Weren’t we competing in raw power…?
(Rakan) Uh, damn, I didn’t blow him apart just now, did I?
(Rakan) Oh, crap…?
(Announcer) Tre-Tremendous! An extraordinary strike that defies the common sense of prizerfighting circles!
(Announcer) And competitor Nagi?! C-Could it be that this one strike has decided the match?!
(Announcer) That’s – ?!
(Kagetarou) Unwounded? That can’t be?!
(Rakan) Whoa hey, not a scratch? You don’t say.
(Rakan) That’s a surprise, all right. How did you do it, kid?
(Konoka) Negi-kun – !
(Rakan) Hama no Tsurugi [jp: Demon-breaking Sword (the Japanese name for Ensis Exorcizans)]?!
(Rakan) That’s your Artifact, kid?! But that’s supposed to be for her only… what the hell?! (offset) Did he block it with that?!
(Kagetarou) They’re coming!
(Rakan) Ho Heros Meta Khilion Prosopon [jp: Hero with a Thousand Faces].
(Rakan) Whoa –
(Rakan) Heh, hahah – it’s like my legendary Artifact got turned to butter.
(Rakan) That is the real thing. What’s going on here?
(Negi) Sica Sisicusiro [jp: Sixteen Skewering Daggers]!!
(Rakan) I get it… It’s an Artifact that lets you freely use the Artifacts of your attendants.
(Rakan) This thing’s damn rare.
(Announcer) Oh, Oooh?!
(Announcer) Just what did…
(Announcer) It’s a reversal!!
(Announcer) Nagi and Kojirou have the advantage – ?!
(Rakan) …And you even made the Pactio with the tomboy Princess, so you get a power-up from the mana flow, too. Two birds with one stone.
(Rakan) I get it. Not bad.
(Rakan) But really now? I thought this was a battle to decide whether you’re a man or not, and hey, all you’re doing is borrowing power from girls.
(Negi) With a man like you as an opponent,
(Negi) I can’t possibly prepare enough plans.
(Negi) But that was Trump Card No.1.
(Negi) With this, I can neutralise all of your Qi shots,
(Negi) And Ho Heros Meta Khilion Prosopon.
(Negi) This is a battle between men.
(Negi) Let’s settle it fist-to-fist.
(Rakan) So that’s what this is about. I like that. But hey, are you sure?
(Rakan) Pretty strong bare-handed, y’know?