Once she was just a friend;
Now a worthy comrade.
Once she was steadfastly strong;
Now brutally slain.
Disregarding rank and class,
She followed me onward.
Not caring for common principles,
She protected me from harm.
I now weep, for she is gone.
I could not do a thing, and she is no more.
I only pray that she rests at the side,
Of the one and only comfort,
That a noble warrior deserves.
May her soul rest well,
And may her spirit live to guide me,
As I trudge forth,
Through endless paths,
Endless days of agony,
And go on without you, my friend.
May you rest well.
Your journey is at an end.
But I shall celebrate our time together
On this land,
With a strong drink that will not make me forget,
But to remind me,
How you were like a tonic to a hurting soul,
And a comfort,
To a journey-wearied mind.
Let not a thousand warriors stop their wailing,
Let not a hundred noble men stop their cries.
For one of the bravest soldiers,
Has been slain and left us.
Her tales shall remain in our malnourished hearts.
[EDIT: Thank you so much, Mitsuishi Kotono sama, for doing a great job playing Jean – ã‚¸ãƒ¼ãƒ³ã‚’æ¼”ã˜ã‚‹ã™ã°ã‚‰ã—ã„ä»•äº‹ã‚’ã™ã‚‹ãŸã‚ã«ã€ä¸‰çŸ³ç´ä¹ƒæ§˜ã€ãã‚“ãªã«ã‚ã‚ŠãŒã¨ã†.]
8 thoughts on “My tribute to a character in Claymore after ep. 21.”
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Hey, Jean’s not the type to go out like a chump.
Silvering – does my poem looks like it implies that? Well, that’s not my intention there dude, I was doing a LotR like poetry tribute to her.
Silvering – aha! All of the sudden I realized what you meant (what kind of idiot am I)! Yes! At least I hope that’s what you meant.
Heheh. Well, the next episode is one to look forward to–it will probably be the best of the whole season.
I hope MadHouse can pull it off half as well as the manga. 🙂
It’s so touching…
Jean truely the most authentic array of warmanship and chivalry, she is not just a warrior, she is a Knight!
And as said by Silvering, who ever said she’d die just from a fist-sized puncture in the stomach I mean common! If Clare didn’t go down from that type of blow (see like ep2 or 3) then why should she?
Amaya – 😀 You commented on the episode 21 post, and I quote: “When Jean died I froze. It was as if the world stop. I started screaming and crying like uhhhâ€¦. Mai I guess? Screaming no in japanese so loud and screechy I woke the whole building up (only 3 floors which is my family fortunately).”
Admit it, you thought she died, too! XD But yeah, I completely forgot the fact that Clare got punctured once as well, and she lived through that. Jean is a single digit Claymore, and awakened before. She would be all right, eh? But this tribute would probably be right on one day…Please, don’t anyone tell me anything!
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