Her Wakeless Dream, Her Endless War

Mashu
Is this…

Mashu
…a battlefield?
But which era are we in…?

Roman
Huh? Eh?
Um, where are you two?

[1] We’re right here.

[2] It looks like some kind of battlefield?

Roman
You’re still in one piece, right?
Okay, I see that both your vital signs look normal…

Mashu
I also haven’t quite grasped what’s happening.
What about you, Doctor?

Roman
Uh, well, according to what I can observe from this end, you two haven’t reached your intended shift destination.

Roman
Actually, it did feel like there was some sort of interference during the shift. Hmm?

Roman
Maybe ‘interfere’ is the wrong word to use.
It’s more like…

Roman
…you yourself slipped away and was drawn elsewhere?

[1] Huh? Is that what happened?

[2] I don’t remember that at all.

Mashu
Wait, Senpai.
There’s someone here. At our twelve o’clock.

Artoria
Master…

Mashu
You’re Saber… um, Miss Artoria, yes?
Did you summon her, Senpai?

Artoria
It is no time for idle banter.
They come.

Roman
Oh! One section of the lifeforms we detected are approaching you!
Judging by their pace, they’re probably hostile!

Mashu
Senpai!

[1] There’s no choice. Get ready for battle!

Mashu
Yes, Master!
I can’t detect any magical energy in those human soldiers, so…

Artoria
There is no need to hold back.
Scythe them down as you will.

Mashu
B-But they’re…

Artoria
…they are here. Prepare yourself.

[Battle with waves of soldiers]

Mashu
The battle is over.
Our enemies are… fading away…?

Artoria
This is my battlefield.
You could say it is a dream… well, it is somewhat different, I suppose.

Artoria
You see, I wanted a place to swing this blade to my heart’s content.
I asked our Master for a favor.

[1] You did?

[2] I don’t remember that.

Artoria
I took permission from your subconscious.
My apologies.

Artoria
This was likely caused due to a peculiarity of mine as a Servant.

Roman
Peculiarity? So is this something like a Reality Marble?
But, no, we don’t have any records of her having such a Noble Phantasm…

Artoria
Your pedanticism bores me.
Let us proceed…

Artoria
…to the war.
We have already cleared the rabble.

Mashu
Magic energy detected! I’ve detected this signature before!

Roman
We have records of similar readings too!
Yes… this is definitely another aspect of her!

Artoria??

Roman
There’s another Artoria wielding Rhongomyniad…?!
D-Double Rhongomyniad?!

Artoria
How amusing.
So it seems the only opponent able to content me is myself.

Artoria
Let us begin, Master.
Whatever the case, you cannot return if you do not defeat that.

Mashu
?!

[1] Then we’ll have to beat her.

[2] Mashu, prepare for battle!

Mashu
Yes… Master.
Beginning battle with the enemy Servant.

Artoria
This is the scent of war.
Yes… I cannot be satisfied by simply sweeping aside minions.

Artoria
The fiercest warrior, one against whom I can employ all my strength…
That is the opponent I desire…!

[Battle with the other Artoria]

Mashu
W-We took her down… somehow…
Battle complete…

Roman
Whew… it’s over, huh…
Geez, I was just watching and even I got a cold sweat…

Artoria

Mashu
Miss Artoria…?

Artoria
Hmph.

[1] Did you want to fight her alone?

[2] Should we not have interfered?

Artoria
No…
Right now, I am nothing more than your Servant.

Artoria
I am but a part of the strength you wield.
I do not think that our battle just now was unfair or underhanded.

Artoria
However… the question remains as to whether it was satisfying.
But let us remove that from our minds at the present.

Artoria
Now, it is time to return to your war.

Artoria
Prepare a good battlefield for me, would you?
Master…

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