okay who dug up that old dmmd short story translation I did. why does that still keep getting hits. weeps.
… I would gamely attempt to re-translate it less awkwardly, but the laptop I did it on went boom and there went the copy I’d saved of the original text, and the nitro+chiral staff blog made the original short story itself go kablooey because of something about a limited-time release and all that. orz