Looks like the Chinese scanlators manage to obtain the raws early this week and so heres the summary of the chapter:
Ch444: Conquering a castle-less land.
-As HSU arrives at their destination, a sea of forest appears in front of them. Kyokai suggests that they take another route but Shin rejects her idea as he tells her that this is their battlefield, Black Goat Hill.
-Shin and co. were then called to have a meeting with Kanki.
-Upon arriving, Kanki asks his advisor, Mo Lun, to explain the strategy to Shin and co. Mo Lun explains that the area is a huge forest. Even though they have the orders to invade this area, there were no castles to be found, and instead, there are 5 hills in the area. He explains that the victory condition for this war is by capturing all 5 hills. Meanwhile Ogeki commented that the hills with the pieces representing soldiers look like breasts…
-The strategy is to open up 2 routes within the forest and release 2 “arrows” from the left and right, the left one is Kanki’s lieutenant, Raido, and the right is Shin.
-Their scouts have reported that Keisha has also arrived at the other side of the battlefield. Due to the thick vegetation, as long as both “arrows” are able to infiltrate deep into the forest and construct a frontline beyond the halfway point, past the middle hill, they will be able to secure 3 hills before the battle even start.
-Before Shin left, Kanki warns Shin that he must not fail this important mission. As usual, Shin replied with his rash comment that he will take the head of Keisha. (I personally think that Kanki must be planning something else while he send them on this mission)
-Kyokai also warns that this is not just a simple “capture the hills” battle.
-Meanwhile, Liu Dong and Ma Cheng, probably Zhao commanders, arrived near a hill and plans to ambush HSU.
Interesting chapter and it sure builds up the hype of this arc now that we get the general picture of the battlefield and the strategies.