Author Chapter 6 (Tensei Shite Inaka de Slowlife wo Okuritai)
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So...were they poisonous?
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@Sep10trion probably the equivalent of shrooms maybe. Or they could just be some weird lookin edible mushroom idk
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LHTranslation, Thanks for taking up this series
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Yaaaaaay. I missed this little slowpoke!
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I didn't think I'd be seeing this one again. I'm glad to see it's back.
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Ah, Japanese and their rice addiction
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So glad this one is back love me some slow life.
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YASSS!!! LHtransltions picked this series up. i wonder when the releases are gonna be like
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Thank you thank you thank you for bringing this one back from the dead
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This one is generic but pretty nice
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Mm... I can't suspend my belief that much. None of the sons in this manga act their age, but everyone is okay with this. Uggh.
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what? Why did he talk about that man's wife's butt? And how it that supposed to be calm and composed?
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how did he know?

also rice... hope he doesn't find it.
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awesome that it got picked up again!!
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what? the royal capital taxes its vassal's territories? i'm surprised none of the vassals stabbed the king in the back yet.

or are the lords basically just governors who inherit their position? the translation literally uses the term "feudal lord's son". this setting is weird.
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@jonsmth thats pretty normal in a feudal society. Very simplified : Citizens pay tax to baron, baron pays taxes to duke, duke pays taxes to king. If no middleman present(like baron directly under king) they pay taxes to the crown. And yes you could describe a baron/duke etc. as kind of a governor. The king can not controll all the land in a centrilized manner. So he gives huge parts of lands to a bunch of people in excance for taxes and manpower/soldiers. They can not controll all that land. so they also give parts of the land to a bunch of people in excance for taxes and manpower. And so forth untill the landowner becomes a farmer who pays a part of his harvest as tax. And those positions are normaly inherited to the children of the lord or if there are none to a family member.

@metaldog564 yeah I too always found it weird untill I had to live for a month without bread. My meals never felt like they were a "proper" meal.
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@timesen It’s weird how you think you’d be fine without things till it happens. I moved to an area with bread and potatoes served as sides instead of rice (I’m asian so I grew up with rice 1-2 times per day) and it made daily meals feel unbelievably weird almost as if, like you said, they weren’t proper meals. I had a day where I ate just under 4 cups of rice (regular meal for normal person I think would be 1-1.5) in one meal because it was the first time I had it in just over a month. As hard as it may seem for others to comprehend it it’s a unbelievably weird sensation (kind of like drinking a different soda rather than your favorite, like a “this isn’t quite right” feeling).
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In the WN, I think the direct translation "distracted by wife's butt" was localized to "henpecked by your wife."
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@timesen
I always supposed that the agreement between lords is that the vassal would help fight his liege's wars in exchange for being given fiefs. Lords come with soldiers and connections, and sometimes even their own land, which are very much more valuable than having them pay tax. Sometimes, a vassal can be just as powerful as the king himself, and imposing tax on them is impossible. Even then, a disgruntled lord can be more a threat to the realm than a foreign invader is. If all the king wants is to fill his coffers, he could just keep the fiefs to himself! Managing lands? Leave that to the lieutenants, ministers, and magistrates! Lords can employ such people without giving them any power.

But I suppose this is the type of kingdom where the king has enough power to impose taxes like this. Historical kingdoms are no stranger to enforcing some arbitrary taxes. As long as the lords would and could agree to it, the king can tax them any which way he wants.
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If you want to let the first pages flow better I guess the idiom of "This is why I love the countryside so much!" could instead be translated into "I could live on this and rice alone!" (meaning I would find fulfillment in life and not need anything else).

@jonsmth The "liutenants, ministers and magisters" will by definition have power, else they'll get robbed or disposed of by people who do. Also, kings who wouldn't share the wealth would often fall to an alliance of people following someone who promised more equal treatment. (Hence why royalty always tried to mooch on local divinity - "going against me would be going against god", that kind of thing. Didn't help a lot of them.) But yea, differences everywhere, it all depended upon which alliances and customs were going on, and which kinds of people were currently holding which positions.