"May even death not do us part." ― Viktor Idinarohk, Artificial Fairy Outline

"Death, Be Not Proud" (死よ、驕るなかれ, Shiyo, Ogoru nakare) is the fifth volume of 86 -Eighty Six- light novel series.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Desperate for more information on Legion Developer Zelene Birkenbaum, the Eighty Sixth Strike Package sets its sights on the United Kingdom of Roa Gracia. Little do they know, their hunt for answers is about to yield far more information than they bargained for. Within the United Kingdom, a Legion strategy crazy enough to terrify even the Eighty-Six is already well underway...

Summary[edit | edit source]

Prologue: The King of Corpses[edit | edit source]

Chapter 1: Melancholy of Monsters[edit | edit source]

Chapter 2: Citadel of the Swans[edit | edit source]

Chapter 3: Deaf to the Songbirds' Lament[edit | edit source]

Chapter 4: Ex Machina[edit | edit source]

Epilogue: Flowers Bloom Not on Snowy Fields[edit | edit source]

Illustrations[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The cover of this volume can be seen in the second OVA of Eromanga-Sensei after Eromanga Sensei receives a copy to give to her stepbrother. Both Eromanga-Sensei and 86 share the same light night novel publisher, Dengeki Bunko.
  • "Death, Be Not Proud" is the opening line to Sonnet X, written by English poet John Donne.
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