PUP Volume 2 Chapter 17

Translator: Piper Panda

Editor: Kleep

Hill did not have the slightest degree of awareness that a normal kidnapper would usually possess. He walked with his lover and Zeno and ignored the plague demon who was ravaging Providence Cityhe knew what the plague demon was doing.

While they were walking, Hill had been testing Zeno again and again, and had already figured out his current physical condition.

Zeno was in an awkward position and had to try to shift the subject, “Uncle Hill, how did you find me?”

Hill pointed to the little tarot box on his chest, “This little thing told me,” then he teased him, “How did you get yourself in such a sticky situation? Your little father must not have been careful with you.”

Zeno could not stand seeing others bad mouth his protagonist, and immediately retorted, “It’s not a matter of who’s to blame, he is still small, and I believe he will find me!”

That’s right, the trust of a true fanboy was so direct and pure.

Hill smiled sullenly, “I know, I know, he is incomparable to you, but this time, he definitely would not have found you, little guy. Now you will be staying with me.”

Upon hearing this, Zeno was immediately on alert, “Uncle Hill, what do you mean!”

“What I mean is…ah, we arrived at Providence City. Why is the small plague not gone? It has not come out for thousands of years, maybe its brain has become dull.”

The brown-haired warrior walked in front of the city gate, but there was no movement. He only lightly lifted his hand, and the colourful light curtain that prevented the plague demon from entering silently cracked open into a small gap. The three people walked in smoothly without alerting anyone.

Almost all the strong experts of Providence City were dispatched, even Belle came with her father to help deal with this disaster.

The plague demon’s roar rang out intermittently, but unexpectedly it did not launch an attack.

Principal Colin and the high priest of the temple stood with dignity side by side in the air, “This demon seems to be looking for someone.”

Yes, the plague demon’s roar was it calling out in the demon’s language. Principal Colin, who was well versed, could barely understand what the plague demon said, ‘Maiya’.

One more roar gave off the feeling as if the plague demon was crying blood.

Finally, when the long-lasting roar did not receive any response, the plague demon seemed to have lost its patience and started to violently attack the defensive array that protected the city. The colorful light curtains swayed, overwhelmed, with slight signs of fragmentation.

The evil aura of the plague demon swept through every inch of Providence City, before finally staying on an unexpected personthe candidate for the light saintess, Belle!

Belle was shrouded in the strong evil aura, and could not help but wrinkle her eyebrows. As a magician possessing the light attribute, she was obviously very disgusted with this evil aura. Although Belle was a femme fatale, and her character was not great, that did not mean she wanted anything to do with the plague demon. In addition, their attributes repelled each other. However, it was too late. In order to break the defensive circle, the plague devil did not hesitate, even if it meant he had to sacrifice his life essence.

That was the beginning of Belle’s nightmares.

The plague demon’s aura surrounded Belle and caused her face to turn red and white in deep humiliation. She naturally heard her father’s words. Was it true that this ‘Maiya’ the demon was looking for was her?

It was ridiculous. The future light saintess was companions with a demon?

Belle’s face was getting colder and colder, her white fingers were clenching tighter and tighter, and she was silently preparing for this demon to get a taste of her fist.

Unfortunately, she was still too naive. The fierce demons of ancient times that ran rampant all over the lands were not something a small girl could possibly go up against. Not counting her, even her father and the temple priest’s combined power could not stop it.

They could only hear the long roar of the plague demon before a black wind-swept the future light saintess out of the colorful light barrier and took her far away. Principal Colin tried to stop it, but he instead wound up being seriously injured and fainted.

Belle was wrapped in the black wind could not even move one finger. The intention of the plague demon was unclear. If she could understand the demonic language, she would have known that the demon said, “Maiya, I finally found you.”

Belle did not know that this day was the beginning of her many years in hell.

Hill, who had just witnessed such a good show, thought out loud to himself, “I didn’t expect her to be Maiya.”

Zeno still could not see anything and he did not know what Hill said. He just felt relieved when the evil aura vanished.

After a few days, news about what happened in Providence City had spread throughout the mainland. A plague demon had attacked the holy city and took the candidate for light saintess. It also destroyed the magical array left by the Goddess of Light. For a long time, the whole mainland was heartbroken.

Zeno was bored to death as he laid on the bed watching the magic bulletin that Hill had given him. The person who recorded the video probably used all his courage to not let his hands shake too much, but the shaky video still made people dizzy.

The video was the scene of the plague demon’s attack, and was accompanied by a live report.

When he saw that Belle was taken away, he was unsure if it was a blessing or a curse.

Belle was not a good person, but Principal Colin who lost his daughter was a bit pitiful.

“Little one, why did you sigh like a wise man?”

Hearing this voice, Zeno climbed up hopped on one foot while he tried to put on his other shoe, “Uncle Hill, you have to send me back, Baba must be looking for me everywhere!”

Hill picked up Zeno from the back of his collar, like a kitten, and turned him around so Zeno could look at him face to face before he dropped out a bomb, “Who said I wanted to send you back? I won’t send you back now. Moreover, you won’t see him within the next three years.”

After he finished, he informed Zeno, “Yes, get ready, we are leaving.”

Zeno stood, dumbfounded.

After Hill left there, he went straight to Providence College. Principal Colin had already woken up, but his face looked gray and old. When he saw Hill, there was a glimmer of light in his eyes. If it was this person, if it was him, he would be able to rescue his daughter.

Principal Colin opened his mouth, but before he could say anything, he was interrupted by Hill, “I know what you want to say, but I’m unable to do this. But don’t worry, I don’t mean that others can’t do it. There is a student in your school named Xi Wei. He can help you five years later. Your daughter won’t be in danger of dying.”

After saying that, Hill vanished without a trace

In the high magic tower, Principal Colin crazily flipped through ancient books,  constantly muttering through his breath, “Maiya.”

Finally, he seemed to have found something, he stopped flipping, and the precious ancient book fell from his hands. A gust of wind blew open the pages of the book, and brushed the line of words, “Maiya, one of the seven superior demons, full title, Demon of Envy Maiya.”

Principal Colin closed his eyes and walked away, dejected.

Meanwhile, the brown-haired warrior, who had everything under control, was carrying a heavy load. With one hand, he was carrying a noisy Zeno while waiting for Hill to return.

Hill saw him, and could not help but reveal a smile. Whether smashing the seas, or in the annihilation of an era, he would always accompany him.

Zeno was very resentful. This handsome brown-haired guy simply ignored him. Even if he refused to tell him the reason, he was forcefully taken. There were no human rights for the young! Not satisfied!

Hill picked up Zeno and held him. The brown warrior showed no disapproval, but also did not say much. He always respected Asil’s decision.

Hill patted Zeno’s head, “You don’t want to die quietly as part of the shadow race. With no other adults around you assist you, only I can help you survive your awakening period.”

What the hell is an awakening?!

Seeing no response from Zeno, Hill continued, “Every person from the shadow race will go through an awakening period at about five years of age. After this awakening period, it will be like a butterfly breaking out of a cocoon, but the awakening period lasts for three years. The person will be in a fragile coma the entire time. It is a heavy burden for the caretaker. If you stayed with him, it will not be of any benefit to you.”

After talking about this, Zeno fell into silence. Even though he really did not want to leave, he knew that if what Uncle Hill said was true, then this was indeed the best option.

Looking at the faraway walls of Providence City, Zeno silently said in his heart, Wait for me.

Piper: Hey guys! It’s been a really busy week for me, I’ve been playing catch up with my classes cuz I got a little behind. And I swear my teachers must have conspired with each other to give me homework this weekend! 2 essays, 1 art project and like 6 pages of miscellaneous work. Orz. Anyway did you know that they launched the last ever delta 2 rocket over the weekend? I got front row seats to watch it. It was absolutely gorgeous! K, I’m off to my homework, see you later!

Kleep: I promise I’m working hard on next RAAS chapter. Promise. This chapter is also the end of Volume 2!!

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64 thoughts on “PUP Volume 2 Chapter 17

  1. Awwwweeee!!!
    Xi Wei, be strong!!
    Zeno baby!! Be sure to come back quick!!!

    All I can say about Belle is, ‘Karma’s a bitch and you obviously deserve it!’

    Thanks for the chapter!! Excited for the next volume!!!<3

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    1. Actually if you think about it, then her past actions would make sense if she’s the reincarnation of the Demon of Envy. So you can’t actually blame her for going against her nature, she’s just being “kindly escorted” back to where she belongs that’s all 🤷🏻‍♀️

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  2. Thanks for the chapter~ 🙂
    And did hill imply to the principal that xi wei will rescue belle in the future? Because i feel that belle has a higher chance of dying with xi wei there XD

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  3. Ahhh no wonder: Belle was truly the (re)incarnate of evil LMAO. tho tbh i feel bad for the Principal. Even though Belle is such a piece of work, she was still his precious child. Well. She’s not gonna die so whatever, ig. Anyway ohhhh so Zeno’s gotta sleep thru his puberty in order to glo up. Augh~ absence gonna make these hearts grow fonder ehhh~?

    Thanks fr the update!~

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  4. Its bothering me , but when did Hill fix Zeno’s eyes ? Did I skip something ? Even though I don’t like it , I think its good the two stay apart from each other for a while , it would stimulate individual growth. I, as a reader, know that they would inevitably be together so no worries XD Anyway thanks for the chapter!!! ^^

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  5. Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha Belle the Demon of Envy. That makes so much sense when you realise all her actions were based on being the top and not wanting anyone to take away her limelight even a little – cause she was envious of any show of talent that wasn’t hers and wanted to cast her shadow over it so no one would look at them; only she would be the center of attention. And being a demon??? Like her methods of kidnapping, irregardless of her position or theirs, her proactive actions to just do it without a shred of remorse whatsoever – all for her small-mindedness of an ideal – she just executes it heartlessly. No wonder ahaha she wasn’t just a simple bitch with no heart for anyone besides her father – she was an actual demon named Maiya.
    Man, all her envy of being the great Saintess is nothing more than a phantom dream right now cause of demonic origin (?)
    The irony.

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  6. Whoaaa Zeno ;v;)/ (You’re great Hill a hundred thumbs up to you) and sooo we now know why Belle is rotten.. Because she’s an incarnation of a Demon of Envy.. ugh..

    Thanks for the chapter!!~ and you both worked hard ;v;)/ Fighting!!

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  7. Humnn……… don’t tell me that all those people that had something to do with the last big betrayal of XW’s original book life… are actually the reincarnation of the 7 great demons (deadly sins)?
    What about that fairy queen that disappeared and never came back? Don’t tell me she is luxury?
    Thanks for your hard work!

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    Devil! Zeno >:33 my headcannon’s coming true!

    Wouldnt it be awkward if like zeno and that S demon came from the shadowclan and since he took belle with him, belle(maiya) will see that she plotted against zeno, some powerful clan heir?

    Since hill described it as butterfly.. will xi wei recognize zeno 3 yrs later after hes gone “metamorphosis”? What if.. xi wei tries to contact zeno during those 3 years of coma and finds that he cant trace zeno’s brainwave or life force or sumthing…
    Ah here i am again..thinking of angsty things. Why must i do this to myself?

    I wish theres an official art of zeno and xi wei…i want to draw them si bad.

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  9. Thanks for the chapter. you know? I have noticed that my head hurts when I read this work even when I like it. Why does it have to be so tangled? I have a knot in my head of so many unknowns. Besides that I feel like the protagonist the original plot went to the bottom

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  10. I knew that Bella was too evil to become any light thing! She gets what she deserves! Even before proving herself, she’s already so damn arrogant!
    Waaah!! I wonder what Xi Wei is doing/thinking at the moment 😭😭 I understand, it is best for Hill to take Zeno, but couldn’t they had gotten a last good bye instead of just forcibly separating them 😭😭😭😭

    Thank you so much for this!!~~

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  11. Dang. I started reading this story yesterday to soothe my RAAS deprivation, but now I’m so upset (not at you) that there isn’t more… time to go read the new chapter of RAAS to soothe my brand new PUP deprivation…

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    thank you so much for these translations, eagerly awaiting vol 3. Take your time and good luck with your irl studies and work 💕💕

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  13. Hill: If you don’t follow me now I won’t protect you anymore
    also Hill: Hey kids I’m here to solve your problems, give you some cheats and keep you alive. Who wants some golden fingers

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