Written by The Real Nemo 10-25-2002 10:39 AM
Chris: *spotting them* There you are! Weíve been looking all over for you!
Yashiro: Whatís the big idea? Delaying the tournament without a word to anyone?
Nemo: *shrug* It was getting late, and I had other things on my mind. Seth-sempai and I had the most wonderful time last night! He took me to his PD, and...
Yashiro: This is no time for romance! Have you forgotten your obligations to us?
Nemo: Of course not! Everythingís still going to go as planned, Iíll get things started right away! *teleports away*
Yashiro: That girl...
Shermie: I think itís sweet that Nemo-chanís found herself a boyfriend.
Yashiro and Chris: Nemo-chan?
Not long after, Nemo is already up on the platform waiting for her opponent while the announcement is being made.
Spokesman: Next match, Keiya vs. Nemo!
Written by Pellcia 10-28-2002 11:19 AM
The air now throbs with a new dark persence. The cheerful mood that had been had sowly dissapered and was replaced by a dark, evil atmosphere. The Castle now lie twisted into a black fortress, and from the tallest tower a set of red glowing eyes scaned the vast land below. There was a flash of lightning and the gloom around the castle was cut for a moment by the light, from his castle domain.....Seth stared out with blood red eyes......smiling...
Written by Genma 10-28-2002 01:20 PM
The barrier around the ring shimmered, and she spun in place, hoping it would be Keiya making his appearance.
Nemo: It's about time! Where have you be-
She cut off, as it was Lenneth, instead of the young yakuza. The goddess nodded to her, then spoke.
Lenneth: I'm afraid Tenpouin won't be coming.
Nemo: What? Why? This doesn't have to do with Mr. Genma vanishing, does it?
Lenneth: Oh no. Keiya simply has......concerns he needed to take care of. And they clashed with his responsibilities here. He won't be able to participate any longer.
Nemo: Geez, contestants are dropping like flies. At least tell me when Genma gets back, alright?
Lenneth: Will do. It shouldn't be too long.
Lenneth left the ring, and Nemo sighed to herself.
Nemo: This isn't quite turning out as I planned.
Written by The Real Nemo 10-28-2002 02:26 PM
Nemo: *sigh* So much for my moment in the spotlight. Mr. Genma had better get back soon...
She pauses, looking around.
Nemo: Now where did Seth-sempai go? *stomping her foot angrily* Darn it, why is everyone disappearing on me?
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Seth turns and runs towards the arena, smiling as he went.
Seth: Wow, I'm going to get a fight with Lenneth. Then I'll show Nemo just how good I am, then she'll like me even more.
Written by Pellcia 10-29-2002 05:23 PM
But there was something different this time. The warm friendly glow was colder......darker. Seth appeared inside the gate, smiling. His eyes were a strange color.....a red color that seen to glow.
Seth: Nemo....There you are. Were going to start the Lenneth fight in just a few moments. I would like to show you something before we start.......if you please.....*He motions towards the gate*
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Seth reaches out his hand and smiles, Nemo looks and them smiles and reaches out as well. Nemo looks back down at Seth's hand and jump back in shock as it phases out upon crossing the PD gate border. He notices and pulls his hand back, his eyes suddenly growing a dark blood red.
Dark Seth: Come here girl.......You shall come with me...
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*The gate closes behind her*
Seth:......Not that it would matter now anyways. Your stuck here now......Now......Please make yourself at home......
The Dark Seth points towards where Seth's castle had once been....Now a lack twisted tower had taken it's place.
Dark Seth: I wonder how Seth will like the changes I made. HAHAHAHAHA!!!!
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She stands over him glowing angrily, still holding out her fist from where she hit him.
Nemo: What's the matter with you you moron?!? I'm the future greatest villainess the multiverse has ever seen, AND YOU EXPECT ME TO BE YOUR SLAVE?!? *fuming* Here I was all set to listen to what you had to say so we could both come out of this happy, but nooo you had to go and get greedy didn't you? *calming down some* Why would you want me as a slave anyway? It seems like you can control this place pretty well, can't you make your own?
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Chris: Nemo the crowd is getting restless, are we going to start the next match or not?
Nemo: Um not yet, Seth-sempai said that he wanted to put on a little exibition with Miss Lenneth.
Chris: Well if it's going to happen it had better be soon.
Written by Pellcia 10-30-2002 10:16 AM
Seth smiled when he spotted Lenneth near the stands. He ran up to her and gave a bow...
Seth: Um...Hello Lenneth, I'm Seth. *Turns red and pulls his foot along the ground* Umm.....I was wondeing......If you'd like to fight me.....in sort of an side fight.......the crowd would love it.....and I don't mean to brag....but I can put up a good fight with even the best of them......Please.
Written by Genma 10-30-2002 12:09 PM
Lenneth: I'm not sure that would be wise.
Seth: Huh? Why not?!
Lenneth: Using my power might damage this dimension. It's extremely dangerous.
Seth: Well, it wouldn't take place 'here', per se.
Seth: I was kinda thinking of having it take place inside my PD. The crowd could watch through an enlarged PD gate.
Lenneth: That might be.....reasonable.
Seth: As an added bonus, I'm pretty powerful inside there.
Lenneth: I will think about it. Perhaps after the next match. I'd prefer to consult my other colleagues. Whenever they show back up, that is.
Written by The Real Nemo 10-30-2002 05:53 PM
Seth: She said she's going to think about fighting me, but not yet. Maybe after the next match.
Nemo: *nods* Okay. I'll go tell them to get the tournament started again. Oh, by the way Seth-sempai, do you think you could do me a favor?
Seth: Sure, what is it?
Nemo: If you do get to fight Miss Lenneth, and you can get the upper hand on her in that PD of yours... *cute smile* Make sure she never leaves okay? See you later Seth-sempai! *teleports away*
Written by The Real Nemo 10-30-2002 07:20 PM
Spokesman: Yes ma'am. *into the microphone* Next match, Chief Defender vs. Kyo Kusanagi!
Written by Pellcia 10-31-2002 07:45 AM
A servent enters through the door and makes a lowly bow.
Servent: Master, The men you sent to your earth have come up with some information. They send this...
The servent holds out a small file which the boy grabs and looks over.
?????: Hmm.....Yes! This is him, I can tell. This is the man I seen in my dream...............Sinister Sandman......what an odd name.
Servent: We have also hired some local metahumans with powers that have aided us in finding where this Sinister Sandman is. From our reports...he's currently being conrol by a.......Lenthy.
?????: I see. Have a messenger sent to meet this Lenthy. Have the messenger tell him I have an offer that not even he can refuse. *Grin*
Mere hours later, Lenthy is confronted by the small and very weak looking messenger.
Messenger: *cough* Excuse me......Mr. Lenthy. I come with a message from my master. Please excuse any interruption I may be causeing right now. It has come to our attention that you have a certain person under your control named Sinister Sandman. My master wishes to have this sinister Sandman takin in for questioning. In return my master is willing to grant you your very own custom age, that just means your very own world that is made any way you want. So, do you accept our offer?
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With a sudden flash, a man appeared besides SS and grabed him. Then, he placed his hand on the book he was carrying and they both dissapered. The book burst into flames soon afterwards.
Then, the messenger jumped back and pulled out a book of his own. The touched it and dissapered in a flash, the book fell to the ground but for some reason it never burned.
Written by Genma 11-05-2002 12:57 PM
SO WHY THE HELL WAS THIS LITTLE GOOBER IGNORING HIM?!?
Kyo: Hello?! Are you planning on fighting anytime soon? I'm going to end up dying of boredom over here! Geez!
Chief didn't seem to hear him, and continued tinkering with the small black object held in his hand. He hummed contentedly, and remained oblivious to everything around him.
By now the audience had become resltess, where was the action? The last fights both these contestants had been a part of were jam-packed with excitement. Now one of them didn't even seem to care anymore.
If they were frustrated, Kyo was livid. This was rediculous! Stomping up, he smacked Chief's trinket away.
Kyo: Ready to fight now?
His opponent looked at his toy, now lying several feet away, and snapped to attention. He growled, and climbed to his feet.
Chief: Heathen! To interfere with my meditational process like that........
Kyo: Whatever. Just get on with i-
A mallet smashed into his face, cutting off the rest of his sentence.
And unseen to anyone else, save a confused Lenneth, the little black object in the corner of the ring sparked to life. The crank on it's back began to turn, it's fuse sparked, and if it could, it would have giggled.
Bomb-ombs loved playtime, afterall.
Kyo frantically dodged, trying to keep one step ahead of the explosions. Chief stood on the opposite side of the ring, tossing grenades.
Kyo: This is insane! You loon, you'll hang for this! Mark my words! One of these days *Boom*
He flew through the air, and landed on his head, then toppled over. Coughing, he climbed back up, and faced his tormentor.
Kyo: How are you doing this?! Just pulling crap out of nowhere? I know you don't have all that hidden in your pockets! And why are those explosives anywhere near powerful enough to hurt me? They shouldn't even raise a rash! And-*Boom*
Chief tsked, and walked forward.
Chief: For one who was so interested in this duel, you seem awful lacking in concentration. It is not your place to question why things happen, but instead to solve how to get around them. And as of right now, you are failing my little test.
Kyo: Test?! That's what this is to you? A game? Why you little *Boom*
Chief: *Sigh* And so it continues.
Outside the ring, Lenneth watched, puzzled, as the small creature Chief had been playing with puttered around. It twittered back and forth, as if debating on what to do.
Lenneth: What a curious little thing.
Written by The MunchKING 11-06-2002 05:56 PM 11-09-2002 09:06 AM
It's been to long since I skulked... I forgot how fun it is...
And suddenly, Munchy was surrounded by a group of goofily dressed fellows.
Fellows: We are the "Knights who formerly said Nee"!
Munchy: WHAT THE HECK IS YOUR PROBLEM?!?!?!?!?!
MunchKING: Do you MIND, I'm skulking here!?
Knights: You must CUT down the tallest tree, WITH... ... ... A HERRING!!!
*holds out a Fish*
MunchKING: But we're in a city...
Knight: *looks around* Really?? Oh make it "Tallest building" then...
OR else we shall say NEE to you some more!!
MunchKING: I've got a better Idea.
*takes the Fish and beats the Leader to death with it, and greaviously wounding one other.*
Knight: I'm getting better!!
MunchKING *As narrating* Shut up, you'll be stone cold in a minute. Anyway!!
*the Rest run off with a brave cry of "RUN AWAY!!!"
Written by Pellcia 11-09-2002 09:13 PM
Chief Worker: Well, she all ready for you Miss.
Pellcia: *Stares at Temple and smile* Yes, thank you for all your work. Here's your pay. *Hand's worker a some money*'
Worker: Thank you Miss. Have a nice day.
The workers packed up there things and went on there way. With them gone Pellcia started danceing around the door to her new home, happy as can be. A whole NOD temple....all to herself.
Pellcia: Wait untill Washu get's a load of this.....^_^
Pellcia smiles as she looks over a few miles from where the temple is to the Maska shrine.
Pellcia: Perhaps I should introduce myself...
Written by Genma 11-12-2002 02:09 PM
Chief: So, I assume you are eager to start our real conflict? I had my doubts about you being able to handle the pressure.
Kyo: Oh, I'm prepared, make no mistake. You're going to find out why I'm the champion of this tournament. Besides, it's about time somebody shut your trap!
The young Kusanagi was pissed, and for substantial reason. This contest appeared to be nothing more than a mockery. In the past thirty minutes he'd been hit with grenades, hockey sticks, a signed Elvis record, and even a Port-O-Potty. (He still wondered how his opponent had gotten ahold of that particular item.) The little girl who now ran things must have it in for him. Whatever. He'd finish this dweeb, then they'd have a "talk".
With that thought, Kyo smirked, and his innate power flared. Fire arced over his body in waves.
Chief stared at the display, then calmly reached into subspace. He retrieved several orbs, then placed them into slots hidden on his clothing.
Chief: I believe the phrase is, "Your move".
Written by Genma 11-12-2002 02:22 PM
Lenneth: Many things have I witnessed during my existance. But never something so.......off-kilter.
She glanced at Chibi-Genma, and quickly grew concerned. He stood stock-still. Barely any movement, save to breathe, and tremble. Clearly, something was terrifying him beyond belief.
Lenneth: What is wrong, little one? Is something the matter?
He slowly looked up and her, and whispered.
The goddess followed his line of sight, and noticed it focused upon the black object.
Lenneth: So that's what it is called......
She remembered a conversation from long ago, and snapped her fingers, unknowingly spooking the chibi nearby.
Lenneth: Genma mentioned these. Then seemed to have a severe fainting spell shortly afterward. Am I to believe you happen to share his phobia?
Chibi-Genma nodded, and she gathered him up into her arms. Lenneth realized that this was the first time he hadn't protested being held. He must possess a large fear, indeed. Well, there was no need to worry. Nothing would happen.
She wouldn't allow any harm to come to her little one.
Realizing what she'd just thought, Lenneth lightly blushed, in spite of herself, and turned back to viewing the battle.
Written by The Real Nemo 11-15-2002 06:09 PM
Nemo: See? I told you this guy was strong.
Chris: *nods* I wouldnít count Kusanagi out just yet though, he could still surprise us.
Nemo: I guess so... *looking down at the match* This looks like itís going to take a while, Iím going to go settle some unfinished business while Iím waiting.
Shermie: Where are you going?
Nemo: Oh, not far. *teleports away*
Written by The Real Nemo 11-15-2002 06:47 PM
A small group of Phoenix guards notice Nemo and go to confront her.
Guard: Who are you girl? How dare you call out to our lord Saffron in such...
At that moment, Saffron himself swoops down from the sky, landing between the guards and Nemo.
Saffron: Back, all of you! *the guards bow respectfully and retreat to the edge of the clearing, keeping their weapons ready* Why have you returned to this place? I thought you ran away with the rest of those cowards.
Nemo: I had more important things to do, but I came back because I was bored, and because I need a good warm up before my match with Mr. Genma. *cute smile* I think youíll do nicely.
Saffron: Youíre an impudent child, and whatís more you have the scent of a demon on you. *narrows eyes* Youíll regret defiling this sacred place with your presence.
Nemo: Hmph! My ďscentĒ is as sweet as candy, just like the rest of me! And for your information I go wherever I want, do whatever I want, and kill whoever I want! And right now I want to kill you!
Saffron: *smiles* All right then, go ahead and try.
Written by The MunchKING 11-16-2002 10:09 AM
*Snicker* Riiiiight... "Sweet as Candy" my foot...
*turns to Saffron* She's a pill when you get to know her...
Written by The Real Nemo 11-16-2002 11:02 PM
Nemo: Eyes on me Mr. Saffron!
The Phoenix God reacted quickly, raising one arm to block the first blast and flying several feet off the ground to avoid the rest.
Saffron: Nice try, but youíre not going to catch me by surprise so easily!
He responded with a large fireball of his own, even as Nemo teleported out of the way. The blast struck the ground where she had stood moments before, exploding with a violent spray of dust.
Nemo: Stay out of this Mr. Munchy, this bird is *my* playmate!
MunchKING nodded and went back to where the guards were standing, watching the battle with crossed arms and a vaguely amused expression on his face. Meanwhile, Nemo charged at the Phoenix God as he landed, launching a kick at his head. Saffron didnít even blink as he swatted her aside before she could reach his face, sending her crashing into the mountainside.
Saffron: Pathetic, youíre much too slow demon child!
Nemo: *appearing behind him* Thatís what you think birdie!
Before he could react she sent a jet of Orochi flames slamming into his back, the evil fire reducing his golden wings to blackened stumps. Saffron let out a cry of pain and whirled around angrily.
Nemo: *giggles* Whatís the matter, clipped your wings?
Saffronís expression of rage and pain gave way to a smirk as his wings began to regrow almost immediately, soon regaining their former glory.
Saffron: Youíre powerful... *taking flight off the ground* But it will take far more than that to harm me!
Nemo began to glow with purple flames flecked with green sparks as her ki-wings opened up and she took off after him, teleporting constantly as he sent a swarm of fireballs at her.
Written by The Real Nemo 11-16-2002 11:04 PM
Nemo: *teleporting directly in front of him* Die birdie!
With that she gleefully slammed a fist surrounded by Orochi flame into Saffronís chest, following up immediately with a kick to the face. He grunted angrily and lashed out almost instantly with his wing, slashing the razor sharp edge across Nemoís stomach. As she cried out in pain Saffron caught her in another huge blast of fire, sending her crashing to the ground.
Nemo: *smiles as she picks herself up to her feet, smoke is rising from her body, but she seems relatively unharmed* Thatís good; youíre much stronger than Mr. Bogard. *her mad grin grows wider as he flies down in front of her* But itís not good enough. Do something more, something Iíll really enjoy!
Saffron: Foolish girl. Youíve only seen at taste of what I can do. My power is such that I could scorch this entire land, removing your foul presence from it is a simple matter.
Nemo: *stepping forward eagerly* So do it then! Come on, burn me to a crisp!
Saffron: *smirks* Very well... If thatís what you wish demon child. *he spreads his wings to their full width as they begin to radiate golden fire* Now see the true power of Lord Saffron!
At that a torrent of golden flames suddenly burst forth from his wings and sped towards the still smiling Nemo as she opened her arms to greet it. The fire engulfed her instantly and continued on past, exploding into the mountainside in a shower of rock and dust.
Saffron: So perish all fools who dare trespass on Phoenix Mountain.
The guards, watching from a safe distance away began to clap enthusiastically, while the MunchKING only looked on stoically. The soldierís applause soon gave way to shock however as the smoke cleared and they could see what was happening. Nemo was still standing, a virtual ruin of herself. Her clothes and skin had been completely seared off, and her flesh was scorched away almost to the bone. Yet even as they watched it began to rapidly regenerate itself, healing up before their very eyes until Nemo finally stood there, whole again and still smiling cutely.
Nemo: Now that hurt... *looking down at her regrown skin which had so recently been burned away* If we were back in my world that probably would have killed me.
Saffron: Impossible! No one could have survived that attack!
Nemo: *looking almost serene* Thank you for that Mr. Saffron, Iíve never felt anything quite like it before. *her face suddenly twists up with maniacal glee again* Iíll almost be sorry to kill you!
All at once she hurled more Orochi fire at the stunned Saffron. As he quickly deflected it with a fireball of his own she suddenly leaped for his throat with blinding speed. Saffron struck out at her as she came, but the fist only passed through air as she teleported onto his back, wrapping her arms around his neck.
Saffron: *taking to the air* What do you think youíre doing you little monstrosity?!?
Nemo: *giggles* Just you wait and see!
Saffron screamed in rage and slammed his back into the rocky cliff wall, but to no avail as Nemo was still latched to his back as he flew away from it. A purple and green aura began to build up around them as Saffron flew higher, struggling to get loose.
Nemo: Say goodbye...
Without warning the pair suddenly exploded in a flash of Orochi fire and Mako energy. Saffron couldnít even cry out as his body was consumed by the power and reduced to nothing as the two crashed back to earth.
Nemo: Whew, I needed that! Itís been way too long... *notices something moving among the remains of the Phoenix Godís robe* Huh? *she reaches down and discovers a baby Phoenix person nestled in its folds* Is that you Mr. Saffron? Youíre still alive? Well, we can take care of that...
Phoenix Guard: Stand away from Lord Saffron demon! *he and several other guards impose themselves between Nemo and the child*
Nemo: Go ahead and make me pretty birds! A massacre sounds like fun right about now... *notices MunchKING looming over her threateningly* Um, on second thought, I really should be getting back to my tournament. Itís been a lot of fun, see you later! *teleports away*
Written by The Real Nemo 11-17-2002 10:10 AM
Yashiro: Let me guess, your clothes got destroyed. Again.
Nemo: Yeah, I really have to find something stronger to wear. So howís the match going?
Written by Pellcia 11-17-2002 06:25 PM
Dark Seth slamed his foot against the floor and blasted a 8-foot hole in the wall of the castle, which repaired itself in seconds.
Dark Seth: .......Perhaps I'll have a little fun while I wait......Kill some time.....among with other things...BwaHAHAHAHAHA
DS danced around the room gleefully and ran out the room to prepare.
Written by Genma 11-19-2002 01:48 PM
Kyo: Iím going to enjoy this, yíknow. But not just because of the Hell youíve put me through. Oh no. My reason is, quite frankly, you donít belong here. Nor does the little witch hosting this year, her boyfriend, the chick with that funky sword, or any of the other wierdos running around. None of you even deserve to compete, let alone humiliate us like this. The KoF was created for the true warriors of this world, not a bunch of punks playing dress up. Iím going to end this farce, then show the rest of your posse what I think of them.
The young Kusanagi had barely finished his impassioned speech, when he noticed his opponent bowled over on the ground, guffawing. He growled, and took a few steps forward.
Kyo: Find something funny about what I said? Címon, let me in on it, laughing boy!
Chief managed to get a hold of himself after several moments, and climbed to his feet. His eyes were lucid once more. Sanity had temporarily returned.
Chief: (Chuckling) I never thought it possible to meet someone with delusions rivaling my own. But you proved me mistaken. Do you really think us so lowly, that we could be dealt with easily? That by your decree, weíd just vanish? Donít be absurd! Any one of my kin here have seen and encountered things you canít begin to imagine. Theyíve embarked on jouneys to different lands, worlds, universes, even dimensions. Fought beings that would make this ďOrochiĒ appear as nothing more than a newborn babe. I myself have served under many a number of them. Do not think yourself so impressive in the grand scale of things. For I have seen those really in charge. And compared to them you are a mote of dust.
Kyo: Thatís it, you pompous asshole! Iíve had enough of your self-important tone. Prepare to go home in a wheelchair!
He flared his aura, and then rushed forward. Right before reaching his adversary, he thrust his hands outward, and a column of fire engulfed the ring. The explosion was deafening, and some of the audience members were forced to cover their ears to stop the pain.
Kyo trotted out of the still erupting inferno, and gave a thumbs up to the crowd.
Kyo: One down, seven or so to go. Heh, at this rate, I should be done within the hour.
???: Not quite, my impetuous friend.
The Kusanagi heir screamed in pain, as he flew back through the air. He landed with a thump near one edge of the ring. It took a moment for something to register in his mind; the pain he was feeling wasnít just from the blow heíd received. It seemed that he wasÖÖon fire! He tore off his jacket, and threw it away, watching as it continued burning after hitting the ground.
Kyo: But thatís not possible! It never set my clothes ablaze before. Whatís different now?
???: Perhaps I can answer that.
Kyo spun around, and found Chief standing there, looking none the worse for wear. He cursed. Not only had his gambit gotten him burned, but itíd done nothing to his foe.
Kyo: And what would you know about it?
Chief: Your abilities didnít malfunction. Nor were they the cause of the injuries. My counterattack was.
CD rolled up one of his sleeves, revealing a small gauntlet. Inside of it rested a reddish orb. The shiny object pulsed with light.
Chief Defender: Itís something I picked up during my travels. I happened upon one of the many worlds that Munchking fellow calls home. This, (pointing at the orb) is materia. Specifically, a fire materia. And this, (pointing to a bluish orb next to it) is an elemental defense materia. When the two are used in conjunction, it makes the user all but invulnerable to attacks of the fire type. Which would include yours.
Kyo: Aw damn.
Chief: It gets better. While you canít harm me because of it, I can still harm you.
He grunted, and the fire materia began to glow even brighter. Seconds later, his fist was blazing, in a fair imitation of the young Kusanagi.
Chief: Iíve always found the term Ďirony is a bitchí, to be most appropriate in life, havenít you?
Compiler's Note: The side story "Searching For Ishtar" takes place at about this time. Participants return to the mainstream timeline by the end of the Kyo/CD fight.
Written by Genma 11-22-2002 01:18 PM
Chief: Really Powerful And Stupidly Named Attack!!!
CD seemed to enjoy making fun of him.
Kyo got back up, and began patting out the embers on his pants. He'd be danged if he took those off. No matter how burned they were.
Kyo: Will you cut that out? This crap isn't funny!
Kyo: I said, STOP IT!
He flipped into the air, and slammed down a foot onto Defender's head. The slightly crazed fighter slid back a bit, but was unfazed. Which was okay, because Kyo had merely launched the strike to set up another one. He grabbed ahold of his adversary, and suplexed him, powering the impact at the last second with his special sort of energy. The explosion jarred the arena, and got the audience cheering. Maybe their champion still had it afterall.
Kusanagi stumbled away, breathing heavily. Looked like he had a new technique. Though it'd take awhile to work out the bugs.
Chief: Very well, I see it's time we finish this.
Kyo swirled, and cursed.
Kyo: Goddamn, can't you just fall?!?
Chief ignored him, and began concentrating. The materia on his wrist glowed faintly at first, then grew stronger. He extended a palm, and his chant became audible.
Chief: Fire 3.
Kyo: Aw, son of a b-
The firestorm that emerged cut off his sentence. He dissapeared, covered in a wave of flames. The eruption continued for several moments, before slowly clearing up. To show a smiling Kyo.
Kyo: HAAAAAAAAA! Take that! Thought you had me, didn't you? You old fart, it takes alot more than that! How did I ever worry about beating you? This isn't close to over!
Kyo: *Looking down* Huh?
Standing at his feet, was the small trinket Chief had been playing with earlier. It looked extremely pleased to be near him. So much that it was faintly giggling.
Kyo: What are you? And how are you still in one piece? I thought for sure you'd-
He spied the tiny fuse
Kyo: You've got to be kidding me.
This time, when the smoke cleared, Kyo wasn't standing.
Chief: Now, the match is over.
Written by The Real Nemo 11-22-2002 08:56 PM
Chris: *nods* All the pieces have fallen into place.
Shermie: So weíre ready to go?
Chris: I guess. Shouldnít we wait for Nemo though?
Yashiro: Forget about her, sheíll only get in the way. Besides itís best if we act now, before that Genma guy comes back.
Nemo *appearing next to them* Hi!
Yashiro: *narrows eyes* Youíre back already?
Nemo: Already? Oh, I guess time really did go slower here. Whatís going on?
Chris: Chief Defender won the fight with Kyo, and the Ryo/Athena match is about to begin.
Nemo: Great! Pretty soon itíll be time for my match with Mr. Genma, I canít wait!
Yashiro: *shakes his head* Fighting him is too much of a risk. We should just get this over with while heís still gone.
Nemo: *giggles* Donít be silly! Iím trying to go down in history remember? There *has* to be a huge epic battle between the hero and the villain, otherwise it just wouldnít be dramatic. Besides, if we play this right we may be able to get Seth-sempai to remove Miss Lenneth from the picture at the same time.
Shermie: You have a plan?
Nemo: Of course I do! Just listen to this...
Spokesman: *from down below* Next match, Ryo Sakazaki vs. Athena Asamiya!
Written by The Real Nemo 11-30-2002 04:29 PM
Nemo: Come on Mr. Genma, where are you? Weíre going to be on any minute now!
Athena: Psycho Sword! *her glowing attack knocks Ryo from the platform, securing her victory*
Written by Genma 12-02-2002 02:37 PM
Chief: It is done, milady. No longer will he threaten your plans.
Nemo: Very good. With Kusanagi gone, our opposition has been dealt a crushing blow. Itís only a matter of time now.
Chief: There is still the matter of Genma and his forces. It would be unwise to discount them. I speak from experience.
Nemo: Perhaps. We will take care of that group when everything is prepared. Now, if youíll excuse me.
She turned, but threw something over her shoulder.
Nemo: Until you are needed, feel free to take a look around.
Chief: Yes, my mistress.
Nemo: Donít call me that!
Written by Genma 12-02-2002 02:38 PM
Keiya: Did you miss me?
Lenneth: Where were you, praytell? And donít tell me Ďbusinessí.
Keiya: So true.
Lenneth: You missed a rather interesting debacle.
Keiya: Oh? Who fought?
Lenneth: The Kusanagi boy, and Chief.
Keiya: Wish I could have been here to see it. But other matters had to be taken care of.
Lenneth: So I gathered.
A flash of light caught their attention.
Chibi-Genma: What the hell is that?!?
Lenneth glared at him.
Lenneth: I will not have any youngling under my care use inappropriate language.
Chibi-Genma: (mumbling) Since when did you become my motherÖÖ
Lenneth: What was that?
They turned to the circle of light.
Written by Genma 12-02-2002 02:39 PM
???: This is gonna smaaarrrrtttttt!!!
A large crater signified the landing point, and the string of obscenities erupting out hinted at a very displeased individual.
When the smoke cleared, a coughing Genma could be seen.
Genma: Of all the rotten luck! I spend weeks in that god-forsaken little dimension, get beat up more times than I can count, made a fool of, and just as itís time to be rewarded by Kasumi, Iím yanked away! Man, see if I ever go on a mission for Kami-sama again.
Written by Pellcia 12-02-2002 03:18 PM
Seth hops through and spot Genma getting on the ground.
Seth: Oh...Mr.Genma....you alright?
Seth Helps Genma to his feet and turns around to see Lenneth nearby.
Seth: Oh! Miss Lenneth! *Runs up to her* So...I was just wondering are we still up for that match...
Written by Genma 12-02-2002 03:46 PM
He looked at Lenneth.
Genma: Match? When did this come about? You and the spud decide to go a round or two while I was gone?
Lenneth shook her head, and grabbed Genma's hand. She then drug him away. Keiya followed them.
Seth: Hello? Heeellooooooo?!
Genma waved back.
Genma: Ow! What did you do that for, Lenn?
Seth watched as the goddess rolled her eyes, and continued walking away.
Seth: ..........Can I take that as a 'maybe later'?
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Genma: You didn't have to do that, y'know. All you had to say was "Let's go", or something like that. No need to get all huffy. Now my reputation is ruined! I can see it in the headlines, "Genma No Longer A Hero, Just Henpecked!".
Lenneth: Are you quite through?
Genma: No, I'm just getting warmed up. See, I have this whole routine worked out and-
Lenneth: That was rhetorical.
Genma: Felt more like a slap to me.....
Genma: Never mind....
Lenneth: I've been noticing our little hostess was busy while you were gone.
Genma: Oh, really? What's the munchkin up to now?
Genma: *Shrugs* Nickname. Better than 'squirt'.
Lenneth: Right. Anyway, she seems to have increased the speed of her plans quite a bit. I would expect matters to come to a head rather soon.
Genma: Whatever. When it happens, we'll take care of it. That's how things work. No need to worry.
Lenneth: You seem rather confident.
Genma: Why shouldn't I be? We've been through these situations before. You with Loki, Keiya with Ihadurca, me with a dozen wackjobs. Now we're dealing with a cute, albeit megalomaniacal girl. Let's have some fun while we can. Couldn't be worse than what I went through with Kasumi.
Lenneth: I've been meaning to ask you about that for awhile. Who is this Kasumi you spoke of when you appeared earlier?
Written by The Real Nemo 12-04-2002 01:00 PM
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Lenneth: Tell your master that I will accept Seth's challenge. When he is ready, have him come find me.
Shermie: (Twitching) 'Master'? Whatever. I'll inform her. Be prepared, and good luck.
She began to walk away, and muttered to herself. But unknown to her, everyone in the group heard.
Shermie: You'll need it.
Genma: Are you sure this is a wise thing to do? Afterall, there's no telling what Seth might try to pull. And it's obvious they just want you out of the way.
Lenneth: I can handle myself, but thank you for your concern, Genma. Perhaps you should be more interested in your own upcoming match, hmmm?
Genma: Heh, I kinda forgot about that.
Lenneth: I would imagine so, what with you going on a mission for another realm's Kami-sama.
Lenneth: And apparently traipsing around with some woman named Kasumi........
Written by Pellcia 12-07-2002 05:28 PM
Dark Seth watched with a growing smile.
Dark Seth: Hmm.....So, I'll have more then one guest to deal with......This will be most fun.....though I'll have to change my plan a little.
Dark Seth rubbed his hands together and when to his chamber to plan.
Written by The Real Nemo 12-07-2002 08:41 PM
Nemo: Great! Okay Seth-sempai, remember what I said! Make sure you keep her there as long as possible, preferably forever okay?
Seth: *nods* Okay.
Spokesman: Next match, Genma the Destroyer vs. Nemo!
Nemo: That's my cue! Just you watch, this time I'm really going to shine! *teleports down to the platform*
Yashiro: We'd better be headed down that way too, our time has almost come after all.
Shermie and Chris: Right. *they start to make their way down to the arena*
Written by Pellcia 12-08-2002 12:40 AM
Messenger: Sorry master. He did not take our offer.
Boy: Blast it! (The boy slamed his fist against the table*..Well, we can worry about that later....for now send out all my men to mirror earth and do a full serch on any or all the information I have provided you with.
Messenger: Yes sir. *Leaves*
Boy: Hmm......SS........Who are you......
Written by Pellcia 12-08-2002 04:11 PM
A small servent entered the room and bowed at the boys feet.
Servent: A few of our people have returned from Mirror earth carrying some information. *Passes the boy a data disk* This contains some of the data from the Mirror earth invasion that happened a few years back.
Boy: I see.....go and pay the spys for there service....
Servent: Yes sir. *The servent leaves*
Boy: *Stareing at the disk* Hmm.......
Written by The Watcher 12-10-2002 07:16 PM
Written by Pellcia 12-08-2002 02:34 PM
Seth: There you are miss Lenneth. I was looking all over for you. I got your message after.....I'm ready to start anytime you are.