Super Smash Quest² - Story - Chapter 21: Galactic Road Rage
Date: November 26th, 2008.
Metal Man (GM): |> |> |> Continuation. The group last left the land of Kanto, with Bill in tow. They now proceed to the next town, er, place, where their friend, err, friendly rival, Jack, awaits. Their ship slowly steams back to where Jack and the Egg Carrier and Jack's ship are. Bill himself is busy staring at the ship and the ocean.
Bill: "I just realized... why do you guys use a boat?"
Julian: "'Cause we don't got a plane."
Bill: "Where I come from, we ride pokemon across the water. Or fly over it. Or teleport."
Dragoshi: *too busy snoozing to answer.*
Bill: "Boats are only for rich people. Rich people who only go between one place and another, at an extremely slow rate. Although your boat is... quite useful."
Julian: "I dunno how we got it. Digi drives it, ask him."
Bill: "Unlike the S.S. Anne."
Digifanatic: "We got it from a friend of ours."
Bill: *Walks over to Digi.* "Do you know how we got this boat? Er... right."
Keikyoku scans Bill.
Bill: "Who's your friend?"
Pokedex: "Error: You are dumb."
Digifanatic: "He's a fisherman. He lets us borrow it when we need it."
Metal Man (GM): Keikyoku's pokedex has developed a personality. Hmm. Unstable technology.
Keikyoku pockets the pokedex.
Digifanatic: "Also, Bill, could you explain why every random person in between cities is so... robotic?"
Bill: "Fisherman... Oh. Well."
Metal Man (GM): He points at the world the group is boating through.
Bill: "Our continent was once the entire world. In fact, you people are strange, for not walking in straight lines."
Bill: "Something wrong has occurred since this went on. People like you defy our rules and it is messing up our world. Perhaps you can help me with that... er... later."
Digifanatic: "That is quite odd. And one more thing. We were leaving Viridian en route to Pewter... we saw a guy that, again, had that robotic *air quotes.* quality *end quotes.* to him... he disappeared and left this odd... portal. One of us took a look at it and wound up having a load of glitchy and half Poke Balls. What is up with that?"
Aribar is simply off on one corner of the ship, resting.
Bill: "I... don't know."
Digifanatic: "Hmm... if we return, I might ask Oak."
Metal Man (GM): The Questers are now almost to the ship, now.
Bill: "What... is... that???"
Metal Man (GM): He points at the Egg Carrier.
Bill: "Team Rocket would run in terror if they saw someone with that, and they... traditionally deal in large weapons."
Digifanatic: "That is a machine called the Egg Carrier. Old thing." *parks near Jack's boat.* *takes the boat keys and is ready to walk off.*
Bill: "Where am I needed, then?"
Dragoshi: *Wakes up once they park and looks around, half-awake.*
Metal Man (GM): *Thonk.* Jack walks onto your boat.
Jack: "Eh, you got 'im, didn't you? About time. I was about to hire some madmen to do it for you."
Bill: "Uh... hello?"
Deloth: "Nice to see you too."
Digifanatic: "Who are you talking about, Jack?"
Jack: "Hi, Mr. Weird Worlder. You don't know me, and I don't know you. But if you fix some things for me, then we can know one another." *Looks to Digi.* "Dr. On Gnitaw." He winks at you.
Bill: "Okay, but... what's in it for me?"
Jack: "Well, you can keep all the highly valuable technical knowledge you find... and pretend you invented it and sell it on your home continent."
Julian: "We don't toss you overboard?"
Metal Man (GM): He runs off so fast even Jack spins.
Julian: "...A'ight, glad we got that setted."
Jack: "Man. I knew he was a metalhead when I heard of him. He'll probably start working right now, and not stop until we have a fully functional airship."
Dragoshi: "...yep." .oO(We're prolly' gonna get screwed out on the profits. again.)
Jack: "Until then..." *Shrug.* "I don't have anything else for you to do."
Digifanatic tries to think of the name... obviously that's got to be some anagram of some sort.
Keikyoku watches bill fix the airship.
Julian: "So... We got anything else we need to do?"
Dragoshi: "I... don't think we do." *shrugs.*
Metal Man (GM): Digi determines that Jack meant... Dr. No Waiting backwards?!?!? ...On the other hand... Digi fears Dr. No Waiting might be real. Dragoshi remembers the Eggrobo being repaired. Maybe he'd be somewhere. Or Flaeyn. He might know. Especially since he's on the sleep of the floor of the boat.
Digifanatic: *mutters to himself.* "Doctor No Waiting... no waiting..."
Flaeyn is apparently sleeping.
Julian: "We could... I dunno, wasn't that robot workin' on a teleporter or somethin'?"
Dragoshi: "...Oh yeeeaaaa... Kinda forgot about that."
Julian: "So let's go check that shit. maybe it's done."
Digifanatic: *to the other Questers.* "By the way, anybody think there's a doctor out there who would be associated with the words 'No Waiting'?"
Aribar: "It's a big world. I'd say that either way the chances are even."
Jack: "Anyway, I'll be busy with Dr. Storage." *He walks over and vanishes to the Egg Carrier.*
Flaeyn: "Maybe it would form a name, perhaps by saying the name ten times fast, or the name just sort of sounds like, 'No waiting.' Like how there's Sofa King."
Digifanatic: "I've heard of that one, heh..."
Julian: "Maybe he's a doctor that ain't that popular. Takes walk-ins, 'No waiting.'"
Digifanatic: "Possibly. Well, Jack just said something about a Dr. Storage..."
Dragoshi: *Glances at Flaeyn.* "... that was awful."
Dragoshi: *shakes his head.* .oO(At least he didn't follow up with We Todd Ed.)
Keikyoku: *to Bill, who is not even in the same room.* "Whatcha doing now?"
Digifanatic: "Well, is everyone interested in the teleporter now or what?"
Flaeyn: "It's just the only name like that that comes to mind. That and Ben Dover and Master Bates."
Digifanatic: "Okay, we get it."
Julian: "I'm down if everyone else is."
Deloth: *fiddling with his shapeshifting.* "Considering that I'm only one vote, I doubt that my saying 'no' will make a difference."
Digifanatic: "Well, I don't have anything to do except overthink this No Waiting this, so it's better to just keep that in the back of my head for now."
Flaeyn: "What are we deciding again?"
Digifanatic: "If we want to see the process of Eggrobo fixing that teleporter."
Flaeyn: "Oh... kay." He says, confused as he's just woken up.
Deloth: "Personally, I wouldn't mind just taking a break for a while to practice with this, but I have a feeling that I'm outnumbered in this discussion."
Aribar: "I am fine with whatever you people wish to do; our current main objective cannot be done until this ship is modified in any case?"
Metal Man (GM): Keikyoku went after Bill and tried to get to the Egg Carrier. However, before he could enter it, he encounters Jack.
Flaeyn: "As the same with myself."
Jack: "Uh. Sorry, bud. Can't let you in. Dangerous, filled with buttons... I wouldn't want you to kill yourself and die horribly and then I could do a victory dan--err, hurt yourself."
Digifanatic: "Well, I'm ready to check out the teleporter again?"
Keikyoku glares at jack.
Metal Man (GM): Meanwhile, Digi is free to leave. Nobody on the ship seems to notice Keikyoku has left.
Digifanatic: *starts to walk towards Final Egg, motioning the others.*
Deloth sighs and follows Digi.
Aribar: *Initiate following mode.*
Keikyoku glares at lack some more.
Metal Man (GM): Ah, Digi. Always one to think ahead. While Keikyoku is staring, the boat moves to the shore, and he sees everyone walking towards Final Egg.
Jack: "Uh... yeah. I guess you're trapped here, then... This is why I'm happy all the doors have locks."
Keikyoku skates off toward the group.
Metal Man (GM): Keikyoku will be a while in catching up... I'll be nice and say he DOESN'T drown while swimming after them, but... you snooze you lose! Meanwhile, all this time, the Questers have found themselves back at Final Egg. A newly polished Eggrobo greets them.
Eggrobo: "Hello, sirs. Back from a pleasure cruise?"
Flaeyn: "I guess."
Julian: "More o' less. How's teh teleporter comin' along?"
Digifanatic: "You look good."
Dragoshi: "...I suppose."
Deloth taps Ari on the shoulder.
Metal Man (GM): ...Anyway.
Aribar turns to Deloth. "Hm?"
Eggrobo: "The teleporter has been waiting for you to use it, if you wish to."
Deloth: *as Alexia.* "What happened to our relationship together?"
Eggrobo: *He walks inside.* "It is... pretty much ready... whatever you want me to send it to."
Julian: "What're our options?"
Digifanatic: *turns around, trying to hold back his laughter.*
Aribar blinks. He has been looking at the ground for most of the trip and didn't notice the others.. "Wait, what? Alexia? When did you come back?"
Deloth: "Oh, I'll ALWAYS find you."
Eggrobo: "Here, Scrap Brain, or the Super Death Egg."
Metal Man (GM): Deloth pretends to be Alexia. Instead, he sounds like a squeaky toy. Aribar's memories are a bit sloppy though. Making it all the more hilarious.
Aribar: "Uh, um, ah." *The half-elf is trying, and failing, to think of something to say.*
Metal Man (GM): A squeaky Deloth voice is sort of close. But not so much that it'd sound like her after hearing it more than once.
Flaeyn just stares at Deloth, then facepalms. "Espionage fail."
Aribar: "Hey, look, everyone! Alexia's back! Welcome her back while I go and hide in the jungle." *Exit, stage left.*
Eggrobo: "Welcome back, Alexia."
Digifanatic: "Aribar, you do know th... on second thought."
Deloth: "Cover me." *slips into a corner and starts changing back.*
Metal Man (GM): The Eggrobo would cover Deloth while he changed back, waiting for you to choose a destination.
Digifanatic: "Scrap Brain or Super Death Egg--which would folks prefer right now? I'd say Super Death Egg because I don't think we need anything at Scrap Brain again."
Flaeyn: "I'm... so confused."
Deloth: *steps back out, now back to normal.*
Dragoshi: *Just leans against the wall and lets the others talk. A-yep.*
Julian: "Death Egg, 'cause I don't think we got anything else goin' on at Scrap Brain."
Digifanatic: "Any objections to SDE?"
Aribar just hides in the jungle right outside of the entrance to the base.
Deloth coughs. "Man, that was tough." He then motions to Digi to lean in.
Eggrobo: "Well, your command is my wish."
Metal Man (GM): He walks over and turns on the transporter. It's a warp to the Super Death Egg.
Digifanatic: *leans in.*
Eggrobo: "Take your time, it is the initial contact which takes all the energy."
Deloth: *quietly.* "First of all, that was hilarious. Second of all, what the HELL happened between those two?"
Digifanatic: *w* "Alexia... well, if I remember correctly, she had a crush on Aribar."
Digifanatic: "I didn't pay attention to it much, but the story goes that we came back from one mission in Saturn Valley. It was me, those two, Wolfman, Gibby, and maybe a couple of others."
Dragoshi: *Was one of those others.* >_>
Digifanatic: "I think it was Wolf--him or Veegee."
Metal Man (GM): As the two discuss, time slowly passes.
Digifanatic: "Anyways, after we cleaned house, a Mr. Saturn offered us some local coffee... Deloth, I didn't drink any but I saw what happened. That stuff would screw. You. Up."
Deloth: "So she was drunk when she said that."
Digifanatic: "No, not drunk. Think extreme sugar rush."
Deloth: "IN ANY CASE. Did anything... uh... more develop?"
Digifanatic: "I'm not sure. I left the HQ for a while because I wanted to escape the madness, when I came back, a few rooms were in shambles and Aribar locked himself in his room."
Eggrobo: "...You may wish to enter the portal sometime soon. While it doesn't take much to maintain, I might implode if I hear any more gossip..."
Digifanatic: *out loud.* "Sorry about that."
Dragoshi: "...imploding from gossip."
Digifanatic: *starts to walk to the teleporter.*
Dragoshi: "...that's a new one." *Enters the 'porter.*
Flaeyn is just sitting somewhere in the room with :| face on. He seems pretty bored now.
Julian: "Hey! You two lovebirds gonna chat all day or we gonna get this warp goin'?" *Enter!*
Flaeyn would then enter.
Deloth: *blink... blink... disbelief.* "...ARIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII!"
Aribar continues hiding in the jungle! And shudders when he hears Deloth screaming.
Deloth heads out of the base and looks around for Keebler-boy.
Aribar: .oO(What is Deloth's relation to Alexia again? Hopefully not the big-protective-brother kind.)
Metal Man (GM): Deloth discovers a dead piece of metal.
Aribar watches Deloth pop out of the base and the elf tucks down farther behind his cover. He curses the fact that his clothes are royal blue and the jungle around him... Isn't.
Deloth: *Punt, continue searching.*
Metal Man (GM): Deloth finds the royal blue Elf in the green forest.
Aribar just hides there. Pretending not to be seen.
Deloth: "Alright, what happened between you and her?!"
Aribar: "Talk to Alexia; she knows more about it than I do."
Flaeyn would then reply to Deloth. "Does it matter? It's none of your concern, so quit it." He'd then lend a hand to Aribar if he was down.
Deloth: "She's not here. You are. Talk."
Aribar: "Go inside. She's in there." *Gets up and starts to walk away. Then he realizes that he can't go in the base due to Alexia, and he can't leave due to being alone.*
Deloth: "She is not, you moron, that was me. Now, will you answer my question or will I have to start getting physical?!"
Metal Man (GM): Basically... Aribar and Deloth are down on the surface. Everyone else has teleported up to the Super Death Egg.
Aribar: "Nothing happened." *Aribar, feeling a bit stupid for not recognizing Deloth, heads into the base.*
Deloth makes to grab Ari by the back of his collar. *Your theory is bad and you should feel bad.*
Aribar: "Deloth, you are impairing my ability to walk."
Deloth: "Alright... look." *deep breath. Deep, cleansing breath.* "Digi's already told me what he saw. Now, what I'm going to ask YOU is 'did she mean what she said, or was she cranked out on hallucinogenic coffee'?"
Aribar: "How am I supposed to know that? I actually left the Questers to help fight a crisis on my home world slightly after the incident."
Deloth: "Then what happened DURING it?"
Aribar: "Nothing happened. At least nothing major enough to be talked about. Digi essentially told you what happened; she drank some coffee that made her quite hyper."
Julian: *clompclompclompclomp.* "HEY!"
Aribar: "And Gibby was quite hyper as well. I never saw a marshmallow move so fast."
Aribar: "Can you let me go now? I really don't want Julian to kill me."
Deloth: *LOUD screaming.* "DID SHE SAY SHE LOVED YOU OR NOT?!"
Julian: "The fuck you two doin'?!" *Walks closer.* "You got the rest of us waitin' on the damn Death E-THAT?!"
Aribar: "Yes. Can you let me go now? Julian, as you can see, I am restrained against my will; not my fault."
Deloth: "Next question. Was she screwy from the coffee when she said it?"
Julian: "You had us waitin' fo' THAT?! Can't believe this shit. Alexia got hopped up on goofballs or whatever an' lost her damn mind! What more you need?"
Deloth: "..." *long breath.* "Ari, you could have said so about twenty minutes ago."
Deloth: *drops Ari.*
Aribar: *Flees into the base and portal.*
Metal Man (GM): Keikyoku manages to catch up by now, soaking wet and angry.
Julian: "Christ, you retarded, Del. Gettin' all worked up over this." *Walks back to the base and the teleporter.*
Digifanatic: *muttering.* "Really, there better be a good reason for it, too."
Keikyoku looks for a towel or other cloth.
Metal Man (GM): None, in a forest...
Deloth heads into the base and portals up as well. "If he had just SAID that she was still screwy at the time..."
Julian: "An' if you had jus' DROPPED the damn thing we'd be halfway done by now!"
Keikyoku follows Julian.
Deloth: *mutter mutter...*
Metal Man (GM): Panzer would follow along, and the group would finish warping. For the big unveil! SUPER DEATH EGG. *Organ Music.* The Questers warp into a ruined room, which is dimly lit up. There's a simple light switch. The air smells old. It's a bit cold here. It's aboard a space station.
Panzer appears. Blinks. "What the fuck?"
Metal Man (GM): There's no windows.
Deloth: "...what a rustbucket."
Julian: *flicks the switch if it ain't already on.*
Deloth: "This place is a dump."
Metal Man (GM): The lights flicker on.
Dragoshi: "...No, really?"
Metal Man (GM): There is debris about. Old debris. Parts of the ceiling fell down. There's only one door which hasn't been broken or otherwise marked 'DEPRESSURIZED' It leads straight up... and... speaking of that... There's no real gravity! So it's all floating, including the Questers.
Deloth: "...I HATE zero-G..."
Deloth sighs and starts swimming for the one non-broken door.
Keikyoku squirms around "Aaaaaaaaahhh!"
Metal Man (GM): Deloth floats over. It takes a second to open...
Julian: *Front-flip!* "I dunno, it's kinda cool." *Swims over to the ONE TRUE DOOR.*
Metal Man (GM): *HISS* It slowly opens, revealing a wide open corridor... well... almost like an empty elevator shaft. There's a ladder on it.
Aribar is now quite humble and quiet. He awkwardly follows the others.
Metal Man (GM): Three of the surfaces are translucent. Outside the Questers see... SPACE!
Panzer: "Space. I can breathe in space. Awesome."
Deloth starts climbing up silently.
Dragoshi: *Just floats. And stays behind the others. A-yep.*
Panzer: "I want to go outside now."
Digifanatic: *goes over to the hall and starts to climb up the ladder.*
Metal Man (GM): ...Hm... this place isn't in any good shape. Remember the Death Star from the later parts of Star Wars? This thing's in WORSE shape.
Deloth: "Er... sorry... about that, Ari."
Keikyoku tries to squirm over to the ladder.
Metal Man (GM): Keikyoku's able to do so, slowly.
Julian: *Climb that ladder! IN ZERO-G!*
Metal Man (GM): Up ahead is one of the few parts which are in one piece.
Panzer: "What're we looking for here? I just appeared after stepping out of a shower sooo..."
Keikyoku clings to the ladder.
Digifanatic: .oO(Reploids? Showering?! Sounds odd to me.)
Metal Man (GM): A refresher: the Questers are looking around because the Eggman left a note for this place to be reconnected to when they had the chance.
Julian: "Fuck if I know. We got nothin' better to do."
Metal Man (GM): Why? Who knows?
Julian: "Also, you take showers?"
Metal Man (GM): As the Questers climb up, they see a large number of debris flying around outside. Hmmm. The Questers slowly climb all the way up, and there's another door.
Deloth: "I still think that this is gonna screw us over, guys. It's EGGMAN."
Aribar says nothing to Deloth and continues onward after Julian and the others.
Metal Man (GM): It refuses to open.
Dragoshi: .oO(Glad to see someone asked for me...) *Blinks, as he notices the debris.*
Julian: "It's somethin' to do."
Dragoshi: "What doesn't screw us over, Del?" :/
Julian: *Checks why it refuses to open.*
Metal Man (GM): There's a panel next to it. It says 'Wiring fault.'
Deloth: "...Beats me now that I've learned that even coffee isn't safe."
Metal Man (GM): Indeed. The panel has a broken panel. There are wires inside, floating about.
Deloth: "Digi, you're the tech guy in the group. Fix that."
Julian: "...Someone wanna fix this?"
Panzer grabs some wires and starts eating them. "Ick. Low-grade."
Digifanatic: "Sure." *floats over and attempts to fix the wires.* *BZZT BZZT?*
Metal Man (GM): Digi wires it around. the screen now says 'Frog Blast the Reactor Core! Error 52: Please re-align Printer head.' Guess that's not the right way to wire it.
Digifanatic: "I see..."
Panzer tries to wire it? She probably ate more.
Digifanatic: *unwires it and gives it to Panz.*
Metal Man (GM): Panzer takes them apart and wires them back. It's a bit basic though. One open the door with just those, or do more work. At the risk of potentially damaging them worse. They're... fragile.
Panzer opens the door?
Metal Man (GM): *Click.*
Panzer: "Okay. Here we go."
Metal Man (GM): *WHOOOOOSH.* Everyone is sucked into the next room.
Metal Man (GM): Apparently, the wire to pressurize it equally is off.
Julian: "THE FU-"
Deloth: "Okay, good, let's WHOOOOOOOA--"
Metal Man (GM): The Questers are all in the room now, although feeling dizzy.
Keikyoku doesn't mind much anymore...
Metal Man (GM): This room looks like... Eggman lived in it. Computers and stuff are floating about. ... The most interesting thing is a computer that's still on. It has a message on the screen.
Digifanatic looks around for a gravity control switch...
Metal Man (GM): 'If you are reading this, you probably have rebuilt my teleporter, or are me, Eggman.'
Digifanatic: *or not.*
Metal Man (GM): Digi finds an old coffee mug.
Panzer blinks. She walks to it and asks it some stuff, typing it in of course. "Last time used?"
Aribar shudders. The half-elf already doesn't like this. He tries to float over to a corner of the room to lean against the wall.
Keikyoku looks for something to steal.
Metal Man (GM): Keikyoku finds nothing of value. 'I requested that someone re-link this base with whichever one they rebuilt...' 'Please press enter to continue.' Digi sticks his finger into an electrical outlet. BZZZZZZT.
Digifanatic: *That's it. He's not touching anything else unless he has to!*
Panzer hits enter.
Metal Man (GM): *Click.*
Keikyoku looks for the switch.
Digifanatic: *pulls finger away and just watches Panzer for now.*
Julian: *Would have hit enter if his player was more attentive.*
Metal Man (GM): *SNAP* *CLUNK* *BONK* The entire ship begins... powering up? Keikyoku finds no switch.
Computer: "System link established."
Keikyoku picks up the mug.
Panzer gradually tries to bring other systems online.
Computer: "Base Final Egg has extra power. Use this power to activate Super Death Egg Life Systems?"
Panzer: "Come on, you can do it. You're younger than me. I can boost you if you need it. No. ...Hmmm... No, better not."
Computer: "Status Report."
Metal Man (GM): A hologram appears. 'SDE Statues: 33% intact.'
Dragoshi: "..." *Ker-watch.*
Metal Man (GM): 'Hull integrity failing slowly along outer sectors.' 'Re-entry possible in 25 years.' 'Unknown subsystem has been detected in Executive Office.'
Digifanatic: "Anything els--well, then."
Panzer: "Elaborate on subsystem."
Metal Man (GM): 'Eggman empire appears to be offline. Failing over to Final Egg.' 'Final Egg connection completed.' 'Scanning subsystem..'
Keikyoku scans the regular system.
Computer: "It is... an entirely redundant set of systems... which have been running continuously."
Panzer: "Are they needed?"
Computer: "Unable to determine. They are independent systems. Query as to purpose was unanswered. They cannot be controlled from here. Wiring fault suspected. Route to office." It shows a simple route. Well. Seemingly simple.
Keikyoku tries to scan it onto the pokedex.
Metal Man (GM): One would go through a door to the left... then... somehow across an airless corridor straight up... then finally reactivate a derelict transport vehicle to make it to a completely free-floating office.
Pokedex: "Error: Not a pokemon."
Panzer takes a small panel off her arm and pulls out a plug and puts it into the console. "Download all necessary data for bringing the station up to par and getting to the subsystems."
Digifanatic: .oO(This guy amazes me. I never knew you could stoop THIS. LOW.)
Deloth just shakes his head silently in disbelief.
Keikyoku tries to program the pokedex to do something other than just scan for pokemon.
Computer: "Data..." It sits for a moment. "Data is not the problem. Massive structural damage is the problem."
Pokedex: *Plays Tetris music.*
Panzer: "Then give me the schematics of the base."
Keikyoku tries to dance.
Panzer: "And... Do you have turrets in here?"
Computer: "Few defense mechanisms remain functioning."
Julian: *Floats over to Keikyoku.* "Did I just hear what I thought I heard?"
Panzer: "I'll put it to you this way, then. See Keikyoku? The moron playing with his pokedex? I want him dead."
Dragoshi: *snrks.* .oO(Well, this has taken a turn for the silly.)
Keikyoku: "If you heard this play music."
Digifanatic: *to Dragoshi.* "All we had to go was get this up and running and we did... can we please head back now?"
Keikyoku: "I'm kinda getting used to this floating thing, it's kinda fun."
Julian: *Looks at Keikyoku's pokedex to see if it was just music or the real thing.*
Keikyoku: *hands him the pokedex.* "I think it was just the music."
Metal Man (GM): The computer slowly gives Panzer a map, having been unable to do much else while checking it. Julian would hear that it was just playing music.
Digifanatic: "I know, I'll get to that sometime, Julian."
Julian: "Beh." *tosses it over his shoulder.*
Metal Man (GM): http://www.metalman88.com/junk/deadmap.png
Panzer: "Any other relevant thing you can give me?"
Metal Man (GM): It's... very small... and a mess.
Keikyoku scrambles after the pokedex.
Metal Man (GM): Keikyoku slowly grabs the slowly floating machine.
Computer: "There is little air remaining and without further power, all life support will be down by the time you leave."
Keikyoku clutches it close and then pockets it.
Panzer: "Any way I can send you extra power? Because most of my colleagues have to breathe."
Computer: "The base on the surface has plenty of power. A fraction of that would be sufficient."
Panzer: "How do I transfer?"
Julian: "Run a big-ass cable?"
Computer: "Just tell me to. The Eggman... does not like effort."
Panzer: "Go for it. Transfer. Take all you want."
Metal Man (GM): *Click.* *Whirr.* The air is refreshed.
Computer: "Any of you capable of operating in Zero-G Airless atmosphere? There are a few places in need of... repair."
Panzer: "Awesome. I am... Any of you guys?"
Digifanatic: "That is welcome."
Metal Man (GM): It highlights that massive hole in the bottom left area.
Keikyoku tries to do a flip "I can manage, I think."
Digifanatic: *floats over and takes a look.* "Huh."
Panzer: "Any of you breathe air?"
Dragoshi: "...Zero-G, sure. Airless..."
Julian: "I'm out."
Dragoshi: "No. Not really."
Keikyoku: "Air is tasty."
Julian: "'Less you get me a suit or somethin', but I don't think you want me fixin' anything high-tech up here."
Panzer: "Dragoshi, you don't breathe?"
Digifanatic: "Yes, I need to breathe."
Dragoshi: "...No. I breathe. Though, sometimes I wish I didn't need to." :/
Panzer: "I guess it's just me on repairs then. What's in the area in need of repair?"
Digifanatic: "I think he meant not capable of working in an airless atmosphere."
Aribar: "I am not good at fixing stuff and I require air." *The half-elf goes back to being silent.*
Computer: "There are self-repair machines in the next sector, but they are all dead due to... potentially, sabotage. If you repair a few broken connections I can do the rest."
Panzer: "I'll get them running. Anything else you need of me?"
Digifanatic: "I think I could repair, but like Julian said, I'd need a suit."
Keikyoku: "I'm good at breaking things..."
Julian: "Which is why you ain't goin' out."
Metal Man (GM): The left door opens slightly.
Keikyoku goes and sits in the corner.
Computer: "Enter it and I shall quickly send you out into the broken area."
Panzer: "Have fun guys. Just don't mess with the computer. It will mess back." She unplugs the cord. "Don't take any crap from them, okay?" She walks out the door.
Digifanatic: "I won't."
Keikyoku goes back to messing with the pokedex and tries adding the game to the music.
Metal Man (GM): Keikyoku has Tetris to amuse himself, as Panzer steps out into the semi-dark, ruined corridor. It becomes obvious somebody shot out a series of panels. Hm. And there's no way Panzer can repair all of them.
Panzer keeps walking, looking for the robots.
Digifanatic takes a look at Julian's Dex to see if he can give him some Tetris as well. "You mind?"
Julian: *Hands it over.* "Give it a shot. Bored outta my mind here..." *...flip!*
Panzer finds her foot!
Metal Man (GM): Well, yeah. He programs in Tetris, while Panzer finds the floor and hits her head.
Digifanatic: "I'd need to figure out the sound, but you got the game." *hands it back.* "Don't know if you mind it one way without the other..."
Metal Man (GM): Panzer fumbles.
Julian: "I'll just hum it to mahself, then... But you're fixin' this later."
Metal Man (GM): A deactivated robot is dislodged and lands right next to her.
Digifanatic: "No problem."
Keikyoku: "I wonder if we could play against each other."
Aribar just floats in place away from the group, eyes closed and waiting for Panzer to get back.
Panzer shudders. She sits up and starts working on it.
Digifanatic: "I'm not going to try that right now."
Keikyoku tries to add wireless.
Metal Man (GM): Keikyoku discovers you need new hardware, which doesn't exist for it yet, to do that... Nothing... guess Panzer has to try again.
Panzer tries again. -.-
Metal Man (GM): Panzer reactivates it. It's a little wonky, but... it turns on some other robots and they slowly weld a bunch of debris to the hole. Within a few moments, the hallway is reopened for everyone to go into, fully repaired. The Eggman knew what he was doing, apparently.
Keikyoku gets bored and tries to program Mario, but with an Echidna main character.
Panzer looks for other robots to fix.
Metal Man (GM): Keikyoku destroys his Pokedex. Panzer then finds Keikyoku's Pokedex and destroys it further.
Panzer just eats it.
Digifanatic: *mutters to Julian.* "He took care of our problem."
Panzer burps. "Error: Not a pokemon."
Metal Man (GM): The hallway is now passable and oxygenated.
Digifanatic: *proceeds if he has to.*
Panzer keeps walking down the hallway.
Computer: "Repair robots are maintained properly now... you can pass."
Dragoshi: "...right." *Proceeds.*
Deloth heads down the hallway, then.
Keikyoku sulks after the others, depressed.
Metal Man (GM): Ahead is the way up to a lone, old-looking transport vehicle.
Computer: "Odd... Eggman must have left that there for you to use."
Panzer goes to power it up.
Keikyoku hops in.
Computer: "It's docked to a makeshift docking apparatus... but it's low on power."
Metal Man (GM): *BEEP* Power low.
Computer: "Should I recharge it?"
Panzer: "Yes please."
Julian: "You know it."
Metal Man (GM): *BZEEEP* It turns on. Finally. The Questers can make their way to the 'Executive Office.'
Panzer: "Who's driving?"
Julian: "Not it."
Dragoshi: "Not it either." *Goes back to being lazy.* :x
Keikyoku: "I call driving."
Panzer: "Since no one wants to drive." She hops in the drivers seat and undocks it.
Aribar opens his eyes, sees that everyone left, and heads after the others.*
Metal Man (GM): Aribar gets aboard... Man, there's a lot of debris.
Julian: *Get on da bus!*
Deloth: *Ack, on on on!*
Keikyoku: "Hey, I wanted to drive."
Deloth: "Like hell, Kei."
Metal Man (GM): Panzer takes off, crashing through debris and making her way to the moon. Wait... the moon? Ahhhhhhhhh!!!!!!
Panzer goes the other direction... Whatever the Executive Office is supposed to be at.
Keikyoku: "Well at least I would've went in the right direction."
Metal Man (GM): That's odd... there IS a small building there... and it's half destroyed...
Deloth: *clutching his seat.* "Slow down! You'll kill us all!"
Dragoshi: "..." *blinks.*
Julian: "Where the fuck we goin'?!"
Panzer: "I like this! I must have one of these!"
Metal Man (GM): The Questers get close to the office, but their ship is facing the wrong way to dock.
Computer: "There are more Egg-transports on another broken area. If you do well here."
Metal Man (GM): Panzer flies back towards the moon!
Panzer parks it on the building. Or tries to. >>; "What the fuck?"
Dragoshi: "..." *Facepalm.*
Panzer turns baaaaaaaaaaaaaaack around.
Metal Man (GM): The controls are a bit weird... Panzer finally makes it to the dock. *CLICK.* The Questers can exit into this... strangely disconnected building.
Panzer hops out.
Computer: "I cannot do much here. All wires are broken."
Panzer: "That was awesome. Hold on Computer. Lemme see if I can fix them." *fix fix?*
Computer: "That's... kind of hard..."
Metal Man (GM): Panzer picks up the wires, but realizes this part isn't even attached to the rest of the station.
Deloth staggers out of the vehicle... "You drive like Metal does..."
Computer: "Maybe if you linked them to the vehicle's wireless system."
Digifanatic: *to Julian.* "METAL would ha--Deloth stole my idea."
Computer: "I can control that."
Panzer does what it says. >>;
Keikyoku climbs out of the car.
Panzer: "You guys should see what I can do in my tank."
Metal Man (GM): Panzer found the wires, but can she blend them? I mean connect them! Yes. She can.
Keikyoku: "You should of let me drive."
Metal Man (GM): *CLICK* The lights begin flickering...
Computer: "...Oh dear."
Panzer: "You're an idiot." *hic.* "Error: Not a Pokemon."
Computer: "It appears the Eggman has been up to something here. Or at least, was."
Julian: "...Go on."
Computer: "There is... a highly top secret dangerous do not enter door." A door nearby lights up. "It is a good thing you connected me to it. Let me unlock it for you."
Metal Man (GM): *Click.* *Beep.* *Bzzzt.* The door opens after a moment.
Deloth: "Shouldn't we NOT go in?"
Digifanatic: "What kinda Engrish was in that first sentence?"
Metal Man (GM): ...The room on the other side is fully lit up and not a speck of damage.
Keikyoku: "Throw up my pokedex so I can fix it!!!!!!"
Computer: "The other subsystem... was a hidden system... all along. It won't let me touch it, but... it appears Eggman was up to something."
Panzer: "That means go in, then. Can you use your wireless to get into my visual systems and see what I see?"
Computer: "..." A dialog appears on Panzer's screen to accept a foreign computer's request to tap into the visual systems.
Metal Man (GM): *click.*
Computer: "Yes. I have connection."
Panzer: "Being stationary sucks, right? There we go. Tell me if I need to do something for you." She walks into the room.
Keikyoku: "Give the pokedex hater a virus."
Metal Man (GM): The Questers walk in... this can't be right... there's parts everywhere. The room's brand new. Everything's been worked on. There are robot designs everywhere.
Julian: *Walkin' on in.*
Digifanatic: *heads in.*
Keikyoku examines the designs.
Panzer: "Shiny. Thought Eggman was dead or something..."
Deloth: "...This is nuts."
Computer: "But... Eggman died in incident 251-A."
Deloth: *walks in slowly, looking around...*
Computer: "All contact ceased after the Scrap Brain incident."
Aribar enters the room. "Maybe he turned himself into a robot or something."
Metal Man (GM): Here there is a full living quarters. Machinery everywhere. Then there is another room, the door open.
Panzer: "Odd. Anyone else been here but us?"
Digifanatic: "What was incident 251-A?"
Julian: "Maybe his dumb ass forgot 'bout this place..."
Panzer walks into the other room.
Computer: "I can't tell. We need to tap into the machinery."
Metal Man (GM): Panzer walks in. There's a computer.
Computer: "Welcome... how did you get here?"
Digifanatic walks over the computer, seeing if it's on.
Dragoshi: "We had help." :x
Computer: "...Jack into that computer, it is obviously a disconnected part of myself."
Digifanatic: *does so.*
Panzer: "More friends." She sits down and smiles. "I walked in through the door." She jacks into the console.
Computer: "...Re-synchronization complete."
Metal Man (GM): *CLICK.*
Deloth: "...Wow. Have you EVER smiled before, Panz?"
Panzer: "Done? Who's been here, then?"
Metal Man (GM): It begins showing pictures of the Questers on the monitor.
Panzer: "No Digi."
Computer: "There are... cameras."
Metal Man (GM): The Questers see themselves... fighting Borne. They see Trevor... pictures of all the movements they've done...
Panzer: "Who built this wing and when?"
Deloth: "...Oh, shit."
Metal Man (GM): ...Pictures of them entering Scrap Brain...
Aribar: "How did this station capture that? And that? And all of this?"
Computer: "UNIT 55-Z. An Eggrobo which had been left behind."
Digifanatic: *browses through the picture.*
Metal Man (GM): It shows an image of the Eggrobo first encountering the Questers, and them bringing the power cell to it.
Panzer: "What gave it those orders?"
Computer: "This terminal has been used to repeatedly order it around."
Julian: "Whoa... Who last accessed it?"
Panzer: "Ohkay... Random."
Computer: "I don't know. It was encrypted. Even from me."
Panzer: "Odd." She tries to hack it.
Julian: "How we UNencrypt it?"
Panzer hacks a burger shop. XD
Metal Man (GM): Panzer gets a partial decryption, it's not much. All the Questers see is something else... something very important. ...The Eggrobo in the temple.
Metal Man (GM): It was recently reactivated. And now it has access to the oracle that the Questers rebuilt. In fact, they see a live feed through the computer.
Panzer: "Computer, is someone feeding you orders to do all this, or are you bored?"
Aribar: "How did that get there?"
Deloth: "...I KNEW we should have covered that place back up..."
Digifanatic: "The teleporter. Scrap Brain was the other locale."
Panzer: "I'm sure I can destroy it from here."
Computer: "There are two Eggrobos. One in Final Egg. The other was left inside a temple with golden statues. They won't listen to my commands."
Julian: "So we got any weapons up here or anything to blast 'em with?"
Digifanatic: "Two, huh..."
Computer: "Someone has access to this system. Eggman, or not. No. The weapons that were planned for that... never materialized."
Panzer: "Any way to trace it to a location?"
Computer: "We can attempt to find out the location. One of you has to hack it."
Dragoshi: "Not it."
Computer: "We have one chance."
Julian: "Not it."
Digifanatic: "I'll do it."
Aribar: "Not it."
Panzer: "Alright. Works for me."
Julian: "Digi! Get yo' ass up here."
Computer: "If it notices us we can't try again, it'll turn off anything showing that to us."
Panzer: "Digi, hack it."
Digifanatic: *I thought he was there.*
Metal Man (GM): Digi hacks it good. The location is... It shows another shuttle hovering around the station.
Digifanatic: *Clutch 1337 h4xx0r1ng skillz.*
Panzer: "Don't get cocky."
Digifanatic: "I'm not."
Metal Man (GM): Which suddenly vanishes, turning to 'derelict' mode. But Digi caught it before it could do that.
Julian: "What was that?"
Computer: "Someone... on a shuttle... no, wait. The shuttle is gone."
Deloth: "Bad news. Can you track it down?"
Dragoshi: "..." *blinks.*
Panzer: "Hehe... Gotcha. Managed to get any other data? It could be cloaked."
Julian: "Like hell it is! How can we get to it?"
Digifanatic: "I think that's why it vanished... it's probably still there, just not on radar or something."
Computer: "It's somewhere outside the station. It appears to have moved and turned off all unnecessary systems. You'll have to chase it."
Julian: "Let's move!"
Computer: "It's moving to Beta Sector. I've never been able to access that area after the big GUN attack."
Panzer: "Works for me. Can you maintain communication with me outside the station?"
Computer: "Through you and the ship, yes. The Final Egg Base has no idea we are doing this, so the Eggrobo won't be a problem."
Digifanatic: "Crap... we're going to have to ditch this place and go through airless for a short time, right?"
Panzer: "Awesome. Come along then." She goes back to the ship.
Julian: *To the ship!*
Digifanatic: *follows them.*
Metal Man (GM): Someone will have to drive the ship.
Dragoshi: *Not it!*
Keikyoku follows them, offering to drive.
Panzer: "You're not driving rookie."
Julian: *Can't drive no ship.*
Panzer: "No one else... Me again!"
Digifanatic: "Okay, then." *just settles in.*
Metal Man (GM): The Questers see a shuttle flying away, towards a distant half of the SUPER Death Egg. They fly on after it, smashing through a piece of debris.
Julian: "Watch where you're drivin'!"
Computer: "Do be more careful, hull integrity is only at 70%."
Keikyoku: "I can probably do better than you are."
Panzer: "Keep forgetting this isn't my tank."
Metal Man (GM): The Questers start seeing text appear on the HUD.
Panzer checks it out.
Red Text: 'Don't follow me, it is for your own good.'
Panzer texts back. "Eff Joo."
Red Text: 'You don't know what you're doing, and you can't fly that shuttle. You'll die if you chase me.'
Computer: "I have no clue who's sending that, it's some sort of legacy system..."
Panzer: "You can only die if you're classified as a living creature."
Keikyoku wonders if he can ask it where it's going.
Metal Man (GM): It accelerates, flying expertly through a massive debris field on its way to the larger chunk of station remaining on the Beta Sector. *SMASH.*
Computer: "Hull integrity is 50%..."
Julian: "WATCH IT!"
Red Text: 'If you go much further, you won't be able to even fly back. I wouldn't want my friends to die meddling in things that have only helped them so far.'
Digifanatic: "Panzer, do you mind?"
Keikyoku: "I said let me drive, but noooooooooo."
Dragoshi: "...Kei, shut up."
Panzer: "The hell with you. I love high speed chases." *pretty much owns the gas pedal.* >>;
Metal Man (GM): He takes a sudden turn. The Questers see that, in fact, he was leading them into an even messier area. To follow him, they have to fly through a destroyed sector. The HUD shows it as 'SECTOR GAMMA: DESTROYED'
Digifanatic: "Do you love seeing your fellow Questers--in particular the ones that don't screw things up alll the time--innocently perish?"
Julian: *covers his eyes.*
Dragoshi: "...this is not gonna end well."
Deloth: *braces for impact...*
Metal Man (GM): The Questers fly into the destroyed sector. They manage to avoid death, but their pilot is outta their league here. *SMASH* *BASH* *CRASH.*
Computer: "...35% integrity... if you know anyone else who can pilot... I suggest you tap them before you crash."
Keikyoku throws his hands in the air like it's a roller coaster.
Red Text: 'I don't want to kill you, but you can't follow me. I am doing things you wouldn't understand.'
Digifanatic: *sets Kei's hands down.*
Keikyoku hangs his head.
Aribar: "I suggest that Digi drive."
Dragoshi: *Would reply, but he prolly' can't.* :/
Panzer: "Meh. I can do this. I know I can. I'm having fun. My shock absorbers are still at 100%."
Digifanatic: "But we're not."
Metal Man (GM): The ship slowly approaches its real destination... it's a large fragment of the Death Egg. Unfortunately, this is also the messiest area. ...And if Panzer fails here, the ship could very well crash for good.
Julian: "GET DIGI IN THE FUCKIN' SEAT."
Panzer: "How about you pull over and we'll chat one on one. Do you breathe?"
Computer: "Gravity detected... this is dangerously low area. ...Failure may mean re-entry..."
Panzer: "Fine. Digi, drive." She hops out of the seat. "I want to ride on top."
Digifanatic: *quickly takes the driver's seat and moves it forward.*
Computer: "There is no means to do that at the moment... the hatch for it was irreparably damaged."
Panzer: "No fun."
Metal Man (GM): Digi hits some stuff, but, he manages to pull it in... barely. Now there is a new problem. That ship docked in the only dock port.
Panzer: "Run it over!"
Red Text: 'I'm afraid you won't be getting in. Of course, you're free to leave with your lives...'
Metal Man (GM): Another door opens. It's a warp back to the surface.
Panzer: "Lemme out! I'll blow his brains apart! Is that you Zero?"
Keikyoku: "Isn't hit and run a felony?"
Dragoshi: .oO(...Does it matter if it's done in space, though?)
Digifanatic: "Let's just warp..." *rolls his eyes.* "At least we're alive." *is ready to climb out and head to the warp--he is just waiting for everyone else.*
Metal Man (GM): It's not so much climb out as drive into the warp. It's space-ship sized.
Digifanatic: *oops.* *drives it into the warp.*
Panzer: "Lemme out dammit! I want to kill that fuck... Digi. I hate you and you're never driving again. -EVER-"
Metal Man (GM): Panzer sees there is an emergency escape hatch.
Digifanatic: "Speak for yourself." *smiles.*
Panzer goes out it. >>; She is dedicated and psycho like that. She tries to climb out and push herself off to drift for it.
Metal Man (GM): The other ship is... empty. Whoever was in it left.
Deloth: "Digi, get over to the other ship!"
Metal Man (GM): ...And Panzer has always wanted one of these...
Keikyoku: "Can I drive after we warp?"
Digifanatic: "Deloth: sure. Keikyoku: I said no."
Panzer: "Awesome... Must go on..." She hops off and looks around.
Digifanatic: "And so did Dragoshi."
Metal Man (GM): Panzer see that there's little to stand on other than the ship.
Keikyoku: "C'mon, I can't do worse than Panzer did."
Panzer tries to jump and do the wall-cling that reploids are famous for. "Helllllllllllloooooooooo?"
Dragoshi: "Somehow... I think you can."
Aribar just stays in the ship..*
Metal Man (GM): Not that that matters, Panzer can simply press a lever to manually disengage the ship. Red text appears on her screen.
Red Text: 'You are quite smart. But please. You know how foolish these people are. They wouldn't trust me. Even though I've been doing my best to help you and them. I could have had my computer just kill all of you.'
Panzer: "So are you Zero or not? You have that same loner-asshole mentality so I can't tell."
Red Text: '... According to your memories... no. I am something else... though you have the right idea. I am something like Zero, only greater. And therefore, much less possible to understand.'
Panzer: "So you know all about me? Rude. You can't even introduce yourself. Try me, I'm a good thinker. So... You're Nightmare Zero, are you? Or Sigma? Do tell."
Red Text: 'I have read your mind. You willingly gave access to it to me. ... No, nothing in your mind is me.'
Panzer: "Fucking computers. Never trust them. Get out of my head before I go back and break you in half."
Red Text: 'I will tell you my name if you promise to go away. I know you have access to that lever. Don't even think I have no recourse.'
Panzer: "I'm a perpetual liar, just so you know. But sure. I'll go if you locate my tank for me."
Metal Man (GM): Others see Panzer... strangely, talking to herself. Her voice echoes on the comm system inside the ship, but they can't see any text inside the ship.
Red Text: 'Your tank is not in this world. Or at least, the oracle says.'
Deloth: "I always knew she'd crack someday."
Dragoshi: *Nods off.*
Keikyoku: "Woo, the computer fulfilled my request."
Julian: "So... she's crazy?"
Keikyoku: "No, I'm crazy, she's got a virus."
Red Text: 'Now... for who I am. I am two things. Firstly, I am your... benevolent benefactor.'
Panzer got pwnt.
Metal Man (GM): Panzer presses a lever, releasing the ship and getting into it. Against her own will.
Red Text: 'Second... I won't tell you my name until the time is right.'
Panzer: "What the fuck. Man. I'm going to rip you apart motherfucker."
Digifanatic: "Hmm... Julian, lemme see if I can get music on your Tetris program."
Metal Man (GM): Panzer drives the ship at the other one! Digi is distracted, so...
Digifanatic: "Or not."
Panzer: "How about you meet me and stop controlling me, dammit. I swear! Digi! Mooooooove!"
Metal Man (GM): *BONK.*
Red Text: 'Goodbye.'
Metal Man (GM): WARP. SMASH.
Metal Man (GM): The Questers appear in the Final Egg Zone.
Panzer: "Fucker. FUCKER" (<- screamed all the way home XD)
Dragoshi: *Snaps awake from his quick boredom-induced nap.*
Metal Man (GM): Both ships fly out of the teleporter and then crash out, landing on the grass just outside the base.
Panzer: "COMPUTER! ANSWER ME YOU FUCKING SWINE!"
Julian: *OH SHI-*
Metal Man (GM): The one the Questers are in promptly disintegrates.
Dragoshi: "...What the fuck was that!?"
Metal Man (GM): The one Panzer is in is... in one piece. Panzer regains control of her body. And loses contact with the Computer.
Keikyoku lays on the ground, enjoying the grass.
Metal Man (GM): The Eggrobo walks over, not knowing what has happened.
Eggrobo: "...What occurred up there?"
Digifanatic: "Something that was not my fault."
Julian: *Julian picks himself up off the ground.* "Fuck if I know."
Dragoshi: "...I don't know. And I really don't care."
Panzer climbs out and walks off cursing... Loudly.
Keikyoku: "The computer did what I asked."
Aribar ignores the Eggrobo. "I think we should tie up some loose ends before getting back to the Egg Carrier. Like heading to the temple."
Digifanatic: *walks off and mouths out the words "We don't care" away from Kei's face.*
Metal Man (GM): The Questers begin walking, presumably away and towards their ship. They notice something... different... up ahead.
Panzer stores the texts sent to her in a secured sector of her drives.
Digifanatic: "Uh oh."
Dragoshi: *Does it involve bees?*
Panzer: "I'm going to find that shit for brains if it's the last thing I do. Sorry I crashed into you guys. I was being controlled by our... Benevolent Benefactor."
Panzer: "I think it's Nightmare Zero, or just the original Zero virus. It's really good, too."
Metal Man (GM): The Questers can't tell yet, it's a small ways out.
Digifanatic: "Is this an old grudge, Panzer?"
Keikyoku: "I can't believe it, you actually got a virus."
Julian: *Walk that distance.*
Dragoshi: *Pulls out his binoculars and looks at the thing.* :x
Metal Man (GM): Two people... that's what Dragoshi was seeing!
???: "Ahah! It is you!"
???2: "Yes! You!"
Panzer: "No. I found Zero once, then lost him again. I've needed to talk to him for sometime to figure out how to get my Hunter unit here or something. That's like him, but not too much. Only talks in text..."
Metal Man (GM): They walk into view. A man with blue hair, and a woman with pink hair.
James: "Prepare for... where are my notes?"
Jesse: "I think Meowth had them."
Julian: "...Oh for Christ's sake."
James: "GAH!!! I can't fight people without our theme song!"
Dragoshi: *Puts away his binocs... And heads for the boat.*
Jesse: "Yes you can! You idiot!"
James: "No I--" *BONGGGG.*
Julian: "Then GIT! Ain't got time for you losers."
Jesse: *Holding a frying pan.* "Now... from the top!"
James: "Prepare for... shovel?"
Jesse: "Make it double!"
Panzer aims for James' head. "SHUT THE FUCK UP! I'M IN A BAD MOOD!"
James: "Team Sprocket, Frosting a cake at the speed of a kite?"
Jesse: "To protect the world from truth and love!"
James: "To eat chocolate bees and giant mugs!"
Dragoshi: "..." *Laughs.*
James: "Video Games!"
Jesse: "Prepare to fight!"
James: "Meow? ...Wait, that's not my line!"
Jesse: "You idiot! You ruined it!" *BONGGG.*
Julian: *BASEBALL BAT TO THE BACK OF THE HEAD.*
Metal Man (GM): Julian beats down James.
Keikyoku: "No, it's 'prepare for delight.'"
Digifanatic: "Thank you, Julian."
Dragoshi: *SCYTHE TO THE ROCKETS.*
Panzer aims at Jesse instead. Fires.
Metal Man (GM): James takes all the beating and promptly falls over. Yes. Even though Panzer aimed at Jesse.
Julian: *Kick James while he's down! In the crotch!*
Jesse: "Serves him right. He doesn't know how to fight!"
Metal Man (GM): James is thoroughly KO'd.
Jesse: "While he was... losing the instructions... I followed them!"
Metal Man (GM): She takes out a shiny device.
Dragoshi: *Quickly switches out scythe for sword! Yaaaaaay.*
Jesse: "You can't harm me now, freaks!"
Metal Man (GM): She clicks the button. She's surrounded by a force field.
Keikyoku: "Meowth! That wrong."
Jesse: "Ahaahahahahahaha! And now, for the second thing!"
Keikyoku punches the fielsd.
Metal Man (GM): She kicks James' body aside and takes something from him.
Jesse: "This should stop all of you... freaks..."
Metal Man (GM): She takes out some sort of electrified whip!
Jesse: "Now, you want a fight? Fight me!"
Julian: "Oh yeah? We'll see about that!" *It's Time! Primetime!*
Jesse: "Take this!" She whips at Julian.
Metal Man (GM): She whips James' body.
Jesse: "...I said, TAKE THIS!!!"
Keikyoku bursts out laughing.
Metal Man (GM): She whips at Julian this time.
Dragoshi: "What are you thinking? You're supposed to be trying to hurt us, not engaging in your sad-...oh, nevermind."
Jesse: "..." ._.#
Metal Man (GM): She attacks at Julian again, with the whip!
Dragoshi: .oO(Why do I ever bother?)
Metal Man (GM): She zaps James again!
Julian: *2 Legit 2 Be Hit!* "I'm gonna run right through you, chump!"
Metal Man (GM): She stands there, dumbfounded.
Dragoshi: *snrks.* .oO(That is never getting old.)
Keikyoku points and laughs at James.
Dragoshi: *Throws James at Jesse.*
Metal Man (GM): *BONK.*
Dragoshi: "..." *Does it again, 'cause it seems to be effective.*
Jesse: "Gah! Stop that! You're not supposed to use him as a weapon!"
Metal Man (GM): *BONK.*
Dragoshi: "Hey, at least I'm not bludgeoning your field with him."
Jesse: "No! You're supposed to be standing still so I can shock you to death!"
Dragoshi: "...As if he were a club, I mean. ...whatever." *shuts up.*
Metal Man (GM): Jesse dodges some undescribed attack from Keikyoku!
Keikyoku looks for something pointy sticking out of the ground.
Metal Man (GM): A small piece of metal is all Keikyoku finds.
Keikyoku uppercuts Jessie, aiming her at the piece of metal.
Metal Man (GM): A miss.
Keikyoku tries again.
Metal Man (GM): Hit. It hit the force field. The previous time she fled. So it did damage to the force field.
Metal Man (GM): Two hits from Julian!
Digifanatic: *Since smacking a forcefield with James worked, why can't smacking said forcefield with a golf club?* *Or not.*
Metal Man (GM): Digi hits James instead.
Digifanatic: "It's a consolation prize."
Aribar fires a blast of icy energy at the force field! At best it may short circuit it and freeze Jessie, and at worst it'll do nothing. The mage would rather use simple attacks before busting out the Thunders and Fire Blasts. (Freeze!)
Metal Man (GM): Aribar blasts James.
Keikyoku laughs some more.
Jesse: "All right, that's enough!"
Metal Man (GM): She picks up James.
Jesse: "Two can play this game!"
Metal Man (GM): She hurls James at Dragoshi.
Metal Man (GM): The second time works. *SMASH* All that damage has made him quite painful to be hit by!
Jesse: "And... I never thought I'd have to do this... but... Force field! Overload attack!" She presses a big red button.
Metal Man (GM): Threatens all. Jesse is... dazed.
Dragoshi: *Uses his Medkit...*
Digifanatic: *He's okay, though!*
Dragoshi: *In any case, Dragoshi decides to attack Jesse with his sword this time.* :/
Metal Man (GM): Hit.
Keikyoku just aims for Jessie's face then.
Metal Man (GM): The barrier exploded... And Jesse dodges!
Keikyoku glares at her and punches.
Metal Man (GM): Hit.
Metal Man (GM): Hit!
Julian: *Julian locks Jessie up in a strong grapple, tucks her head under his arm, lifts her up... and drops her on her head! Brainbuster!*
Digifanatic downs a Health Tonic and tries to rough up Jesse with an Icy Kick and anot--actually, let's make things fun and Elemental Will the second one to Fire.
Metal Man (GM): Miss. Still fail.
Aribar fires various blasts of elemental energy at Jessie! Earth, fire, wind, and water!*
Metal Man (GM): ... Jesse has... ONE. HP.
Jesse: "... I think I will be going now."
Julian: "Like hell you will!"
Metal Man (GM): She hurls her force field at James' corpse. BOOOOM.
Jesse: "I think I'll blast off again before you can do thaaaaaahhhhhhh!!!!!"
Metal Man (GM): *TING.*
Dragoshi: "...Oh, come on!"
Digifanatic: "Not cool!"
Metal Man (GM): The Questers notice... coins... coins of glory on the ground.
Dragoshi: *Takes those!*
Metal Man (GM): Aribar learns Kinesis! Barely! Even Keikyoku succeeds today.