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Love is a Battlefield 1 and 2

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Hello everyone! This Sunday we're releasing a couple of doujins released in 2009 by MASULAO MAXIMUM: Love is a Battlefield? and Love is a Battlefield!!. The former is the first part of this two part story, so please read in order.

Love is a Battlefield is an action centered doujin divided in two parts, with close to 100 pages in total. The first part is the introduction to the story in which Fate spars with Signum, and in the second part Nanoha and Signum fight for Fate's love, quite literally.

We hope you enjoy this release! Feedback is appreciated as always.

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Raws: conansecond ◄► Translation: JustMadman ◄► Proofreading: ExcellionMaster, Divine Vengeance ◄► Editing: motaku96

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Omg I love it! Thank you so much for your hard work!

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Finally it's here^^ Thank you for your hard work!

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Good to see Nanoha going full White Devil, but I feel bad for the poor guys from the maintenance who'll have to repair the battle stage.
And Fate is such a worrywart for her beloved Devil...

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Yay it's out~ Thank you for the hard work you put in. ^_^

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No bad I just wish this was official and not fan made. But I take what I can get.

Nice story about Nanoha, Fate and Signum and a really impressive battle there. I like this a lot better than the usual fluff we get. I mean yes, love and kindness is a thing here but also giant pink explosions. People tend to forget that when thinking about Nanoha these days. NanoFate is just a part of the ride so more power for this kind of works getting translated.

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My only complaint is that it didn't end in a threesome :D

That said, I really dig a Nanoha-Signum rivalry. Not something you generally see, even though they're two of the biggest badasses in the series.

Plus the art-style really makes me think of that 'Archer!Signum' theory...

You know you spend too much time on spacebattles when you start mistaking trees in picture thumbnails for mushroom clouds.

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Anthurak wrote:
My only complaint is that it didn't end in a threesome :D

My complaint is that I don't even get the Fate x Signum ship at all. Sure, they were rivals, but as far as I've seen their relationship has never gotten above "I respect your fighting abilities" "And I respect yours." Maybe the Sound Stages and manga expanded upon them, but I have only seen the anime. Also, my two favorite ships are NanoFate and HayatexWolkenharem, which FatexSignum messes with both -_-

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Crimson Shadow wrote:
My complaint is that I don't even get the Fate x Signum ship at all.

It was a crack pairing, but it's not like this doujin made Fate or Signum think in a romantic way of the other, they both know Nanoha is the only one for Fate.

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A. wrote:
Crimson Shadow wrote:
My complaint is that I don't even get the Fate x Signum ship at all.

It was a crack pairing, but it's not like this doujin made Fate or Signum think in a romantic way of the other, they both know Nanoha is the only one for Fate.

It may be crack here, but people elsewhere take it seriously. I was reading this one NanoFate fanfic on FF.net and it randomly dropped in "Fatenum" for no reason what so ever, even with Signum forcing Fate to kiss her. It made me go from being somewhat amused/aroused by the ship to outright hating it.

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Crimson Shadow wrote:
Anthurak wrote:
My only complaint is that it didn't end in a threesome :D

My complaint is that I don't even get the Fate x Signum ship at all. Sure, they were rivals, but as far as I've seen their relationship has never gotten above "I respect your fighting abilities" "And I respect yours." Maybe the Sound Stages and manga expanded upon them, but I have only seen the anime. Also, my two favorite ships are NanoFate and HayatexWolkenharem, which FatexSignum messes with both -_-

It looks like Signum may have a crush on Fate (or at least she gets flustered around her), while Fate is just being friendly in a friend sort of way. In this doujin, of course. Fate would never 2-time Nanoha. Too loyal. :3

Can't say I blame Signum for wanting a piece of the action...

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Fatenum is one of the few parings that managed to get my attention (i'm usually kinda indifferent to shipping). The manga and sound stages indeed have a couple of nice scenes between Fate and Signum.

I think part of the charm comes from the fact Signum's views Fate in dofferent ways at times. Sometimes she sees her as a fellow fighter of equal skill that she trusts and respects but other times Fate get to draw Signum's onee-san side when she gets protective, caring and a bit trollish with the lightning blonde. All of that coupled with how easy is for Signum to play a "manly" role to Fate's kind and timid behavior could be the reason why some fans like the pairing. Me included.

I agree it sucks when the writtig is forced but there are some damn good Fatenum fics out there for those interested.

I think it's a nice harmless pairing because there's no way it happen in canon which could be a good thing because otherwise Signum could suffer the same fate as Yuuno xDU

What i don't get is HayatexWolkenharem, how does that even work as a relationship? (well tha probably has to do with me not understanding harem in general, how is that personally fulfilling for the haremettes?).

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I think it's a nice harmless pairing because there's no way it happen in canon
That's actually kinda one of my pet peeves when it comes to shipping. Unless it's just mindless eroticism, I like my ships to at least be probable.
For HayatexWolkenharem, well, Hayate is known to enjoy fondling the female members at least, and all of them have undying loyalty to her, and their interactions with each other are all just as adorable as Nanoha and Fate's interactions, and it sure as hell is easier to say than listing out all of the pairings within that group that I support (HayatexVita, HayatexSignum, HayatexShamal, HayatexEins, HayatexZwei, SignumxVita, SignumxShamal, SignumxEins, SignumxAgito, VitaxZwei, EinsxZwei, ZweixAgito).

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It could be i see them more as a family rather than harem. Fanon loves to turn Hayate into a pervert but canon seems to depict that more like truly harmless show of affection. The interactions among the Wolkenritter seems to be more formal and supportive rather than romantic, they look more to me like siblings. For example, i could see why some people ships HayatexEins or SignumxShamal but i don't see how Vita or Agito could realistically be paired with Signum, they dimply haven't show the kind of chemistry inviting to such toughts.

Fatenum may not be possible in canon but it's a pretty plausible pairing. Signum and Fate's characters have good chemistry and work well put togheter in that sort of writting.

The Yagami family is called such for a reason. All the power to those who like the concept of them being Hayate's exclusive harem but personally i think they don't necessarily be more than a good united family.

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I don't know, Signum and Fate almost seem to have a sister like relationship. Since Fate always looks up to Signum and this one knows it. In StrikerS one of the few good scenes was them meeting at Riot Force 6 base, where Fate insisted Signum keep calling her "Testarossa" despite the fact she was her superior now. Even in magic rank Fate already outranks Signum. On the other hand I do believe they are at least good Friends. And we had a battle between Signum and Nanoha already in canon. It ended in a draw as well.

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Signum may not be as powerful as Nanoha or Fate but apparently she can make up for it with skill and experience (also seems to be slightly stronger in the melee department). Forcing a draw against Nanoha seems plausible (just keep her away from Eclipse stuff).

As for canon relationship with Fate she's obviously Fate's Cool Big Sis. I remember a fun scene in the StrikerS manga where they were discussing something and Fate teased Signum and receiving a belkan knock on the head for her troubles, it was pretty heartwarming as also comical.

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Glad to see MASULAO MAXIMUM is still doing doujin for Nanoha. I really dig their art style and comedy.