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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #15 on: August 06, 2017, 11:48:47 PM »
In the meanwhile, Mauve sat in one of the seats closer to the front, slightly incognito. Well, not really, she'd just tied up her hair to mostly hide the purple tips and worn sunglasses. Her mother didn't exactly want her there in person and definitely not on camera for obvious reasons, but Mauve was going to support her significant other anyway... With her presence at least because there was no way she was going to hold one of those annoying banners up. Or cheer. Ladies did not cheer in gladiator-esque battles. Or attend gladiator-esque battles at all but such was Remnant and such was tradition. Mauve didn't enjoy these things much, not really, but eh.

Nathan was doing well so far, but being on the receiving side was so much easier than being the attacker. To be totally honest Mauve had mixed feelings as to who would win, skill not included in her thoughts. On one hand if Nathan won then he'd certainly bring himself and in some way their team some glory. But then again if he lost then it would make his earlier... issues... less important as they didn't lead to his victory and he'd already made an impression on the rest of the world, good or bad.
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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #16 on: August 07, 2017, 11:25:30 AM »
As Zabar stood up, glaringly more relaxed than a few moments ago, Nathan's eyes remained trained on him. He didn't attack because that wasn't how he did things - he was more about exploiting the opponent's weaknesses in moments of vulnerability than he was about creating opportunities for himself.

Then Zabar spoke - in a calm, casual manner at that, which nearly threw him off. Thinking that the talk seemed to be longer than a short quip, the receiver actually listened for once. He still took a half-step back as the Vacuan took one forward, though.

Well, it seemed an answer was in order, here. Still keeping on his toes, he said " Correction: I only shot one of my opponents past his Aura, and only injured two, including the guy I shot. And although it may be uninteresting, it is very efficient, seeing as I've made it this far. Did you see my fight with Cat? We recreated trench warfare! ...Accidentally!"

A slight grin spread to the left of his face as he continued. "...Besides, you're gonna have to push harder if you want me to use all the tricks up my sleeves." Did that work? He wasn't sure if that had worked. Although he was entirely insensitive to provocation, be it friendly or not, he knew it wasn't necessarily the case for every other fighter out there.
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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #17 on: August 07, 2017, 11:55:26 PM »
Zabar let out a disappointed sigh as he dropped his right hand, shaking his head slightly as he did so. "You don't always get the horns when you poke the bull, I guess." He gave a slight chuckle as he locked eyes with Nathan from beneath the brim of his hat. "That's somethin' we should both keep in mind." He flashed a quick smile and lifted his right hand up to place against his hip before quickly pulling it away with a short "Oh!" and cycling the chamber around to the ice dust. "Nearly burnt myself there!" He said with a soft laugh as he took another step toward Nathan.

He paused there for a moment, just a moment, as he took a good hard l]ook over his opponent. He seemed to be around the same height as Zabar, didn't seem to have any pouches other than the one, but then again he didn't get a good look at his opponent's back yet. Could be hiding something under the coat, but that would take longer to access than just having it on the outside like the visible one. The staff itself wasn't anything special aside from the dust effects, even through the gauntlets he could still feel some of the heat radiating off of that thing and the tingle of the electricity.

"Alright!" Zabar sound loudly, breaking the silence between the two. "Hows about this?" He lifted both arms up and pointed them slightly to the right and to the left of Nathan, taking another step forward in the process. "You fight back, you come right at me. Run to the left or the right and I can promise, it won't be too hard at all to catch you with some ice." He took another step forward, the smile on his face turning slightly into more of a smug look. "Or you can keep taking a step or so back every time I step forward and I can corner you against the edge of the arena, and I don't think either of use want somethin' that simple... So. What's it gonna be, Nathan? Left, right, or center?"

Zabar took a third step forward, tensing up his arms in preparation as a thought crossed his mind, bringing him back to his match with Juno. 'Left. Right. Center... or above...'
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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #18 on: August 08, 2017, 12:34:23 PM »
As Zabar spoke, Nathan continued to listen. And also took a half-step back each time Zabar took one forward. The gap was slowly closing, but Zabar... really looked like he wanted Nathan to attack.

A few seconds after Zabar had finished speaking, Nathan launched forward, low to the ground, and thrusted Ergia from below directly into Zabar's chest.

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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #19 on: August 08, 2017, 08:21:06 PM »
Zabar grinned wider as he saw Nathan dart forward toward him. He quickly flicked his wrists, turning the palms of his hands inward and down toward Nathan's legs. He'd hoped for a straight attack, but one low the ground? Well that was just dandy. More of his opponent open to the freezing cold as he let out a stream of ice dust downward while he dove to to his left keeping his arms aimed toward Nathan before ducking into a roll and cutting one stream off of the ice dust.

As Zabar quickly recovered from the roll he closed the second stream of ice dust and looked back toward his opponent and the thin path of ice that he'd created between them.

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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #20 on: August 10, 2017, 02:46:44 PM »
Aaah, dammit. This didn't go over as well as planned. Nnnnope. He just wasn't fast enough, really. Still, he could get away mostly unscathed.

Continuing his forward charge, Nathan zoomed right past a dodging Zabar before getting a safe distance away from the guy. When he was, he proceeded to quickly melt off the ice that had formed on his legs and feet - the ankles were almost frozen stiff and the weight was seriously bothersome. Ergia started making quick work of it by merely touching the ice, producing copious amounts of steam while doing so.

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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #21 on: August 10, 2017, 05:52:28 PM »
Zabar grinned as the steam rose up from the melting ice surrounding Nathan's legs, some of the water had evaporated away but not all. In a quick motion he shot another path of thin ice between himself and puddle that had formed around Nathan's feet, using the steam rising as a hopefully quick cover. As soon as the thin layer of ice finished forming and spun the chamber within his right gauntlet to fire dust. 'That staff sure is helpful for getting out of a tight spot.' He thought as he quickly leveled his right arm toward the ice on the floor and let out a burst of flames, quickly melting the ice on the floor into a puddle of water. 'Must be preeeeeeeetty hot to make that ice into steam so quickly, but there's no way it could evaporate everythin'.' As the flames stopped coming from his right hand he quickly fell to his knee, and placed his left palm into the puddle as the chamber in his left gauntlet spun around.

'You left yourself wide open.' He thought as the chamber clicked to a stop and Zabar let loose a jolt of lightning, traveling up through the path and directly toward Nathan's wet feet.

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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #22 on: August 10, 2017, 06:29:13 PM »
Nathan more or less stared as Zabar did things on his own. Rushing the man down wasn't a good idea - anyway, not yet.

Zabar sent out another stream of Ice Dust towards him, but Nathan merely switched which leg armor he was melting as the freezing cold didn't quite reach him. He did, however, step back a bit when the Ice Dust changed into a roaring flame. What the heck? What was he doing? The only thing he was doing right now was...

...Wait, why would he do that? That served no p-

Oh.

Oh shit.

Everything clicked in Nathan's mind. As the remaining chunks of ice more or less either slid or fell off his jeans, Nathan slammed an end of the pole into the ground and used all his strength to lift himself up and back. Alas, even though his reaction speed was pretty damn good, it was too late. Lightning arced through the water, and although he was already in the process of getting away, he certainly wasn't able to avoid the majority of the blast.

Damn. He'd have to step up his game.

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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #23 on: August 11, 2017, 02:58:26 PM »
As the lightning arced up to meet his opponent, Zabar wasted no time in standing back up and shifting the chambers in his gauntlets once more, this time both landing back onto the primary kinetic dust canister. He mimicked dusting off his hands as Nathan landed back onto his feet. "Guess ya didn't see my fight with Juno then, huh?" The Vacuan chuckled as he raised his arms and spread his palms, ready to catch anything Nathan might send his way. "Combinin' dust ain't just for the dust specialists, ya know. Sometimes you gotta improvise. Now let's try this agai-"

As the words left Zabar's mouth, the floor shook and rumbled. "What the hell-" Was all he got out before the booming voice of Vulco filled the stadium. "I TOLD YOU THERE'D BE A SURPRISE,
 AND THIS IS IT! INTRODUCING THE MODULAR ARENA!
" The rumbling slowed to a stop and pillars began to rise from the ground, seemingly at random. "THIS PUPPY CAN HAVE OVER TEN DIFFERENT ARRANGEMENTS JUST WITHIN THIS MATCH ALONE! AND IT'S SET TO GO OFF AT RANDOM TIMES, SO i HOPE YOU TWO KNOW HOW TO ADAPT!!"

Zabar let out an annoyed sigh as the pillars around him finished rising, almost trapping him against the edge of the arena and cutting off his line of sight for his opponent. Looking up quickly he saw that he could easily reach the tops of the pillars with two good bursts of dust, though that might leave him open once he got up there. He paused for a moment before kneeling down and placing both palms to the floor, glancing back to where he had been able to see Nathan before. "If he doesn't get the same idea as me then he might come around there and be lookin' for me here... but if I'm off to the side and above..." He mumbled before nodding to himself and firing off two bursts, sending him flying into the air and toward the top of a pillar to his right.

As he flew the air he furrowed his brow and grit his teeth. 'That blast might of tipped him off on what I'm doin'... Damnit.' Just before landing on the pillar, he quickly shifted his right gauntlet to fire dust before spinning around and shooting out his hand, frantically looking back for any sign of Nathan.

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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #24 on: August 11, 2017, 03:09:55 PM »
Getting backing a defensive stance, Nathan defended himself - well, in a way. "I was in the freaking stands during that match, mate. It just took a bit too long for your contrived setup to click with me."

A few moments afterwards - Zabar was, somewhat unsurprisingly, taunting him and Nathan was about to yell back something about Dust mixing - the entire arena shook like the engines on the Colosseum were having a fit. The announcer screamed, as per usual, something or other - to the crowd's great delight - as Nathan found himself to be standing on a rising pillar.

Oh. Oh no. Oh no. This was too good. This was beautiful.

Not too shaken about being suddenly hoisted up, he retained his defensive stance as he lost sight of his opponent, only to see him propel himself up onto another pillar.

Nice.

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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #25 on: August 12, 2017, 04:05:18 PM »
Zabar relaxed slightly as he saw Nathan across from him on another pillar, seemingly taking a defensive stance just like him. He let out a soft chuckle as he shifted his focus from the ground to his opponent. "Like I was tryin' to say, let's try this again." He hopped a pillar closer to Nathan as he kept his right arm trained on his opponent, choosing to keep his left down by his side. "I'll admit, I'm a bit curious about how much you know. I mean, ya know, obviously you've seen my semblance." He raised an eyebrow as he readied himself to fire off another plume of flames. "It wouldn't be fair if you held back on using yours, ya know." Zabar smiled and paused for a moment, taking the time to just look slightly past his opponent and to the massive crowd around them both.

"Now!" He said suddenly as he focused back on Nathan. "We have a game to play for these guys." The words left his mouth just as the flames began spewing forth from the silvery gauntlet and out toward Nathan.

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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #26 on: August 12, 2017, 05:37:29 PM »
As Zabar jumped, Nathan took the opportunity to look around himself quickly, spotting possible places to move to without having to use his jumppack. He was very quick to refocus on his opponent, though.

He mostly let Zabar talk, staring at him all the while. Oh, buddy, you had no idea how he'd like to use his semblance. And yes, it was unfair right now, but that was the entire point - those who knew about said semblance could be counted on a single hand. Other matches before this would've been far, far easier if he'd used his semblance. He just didn't want to rely on it. Besides, the drawbacks were currently pretty heavy and he couldn't quite one-shot everything (at all), so keeping the usage low was ideal.

Yooouuu just hold on, buddy. Maybe you'll get to see it in the flesh.

Until then, Nathan jumped to his right onto the pillar he'd previously spotted, making sure to land with an angle to cancel most of his momentum. The pillar was smaller than the one currently being heated, after all.

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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #27 on: August 16, 2017, 04:14:49 PM »
Zabar sighed as he moved his hand to point toward Nathan's new position. "You can't keep runnin' forever, ya know." The air in front of Zabar's hand began to shimmer as his semblance activated. Flames began to flow out of the gauntlet, shooting out just past the shimmering air before being pulled back into it, swirling around and around before condensing into a ball. "Look, you keep playin' defensive then *I'll* start playin' defensive. Then we're *both* playin' defensive and no one wins. Now get over here and fight!" He called out before ceasing the flames and releasing the fireball.

The ball sang through the air like a roaring engine, flying straight toward the flat of the pillar Nathan stood on.

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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #28 on: August 16, 2017, 04:33:17 PM »
Oh. Oh here it came. Zabar was doing a thing and that thing he was doing happened to be in the process of creating something very similar to a standard fireball. He also happened to be talking but this was something Nathan regarded as being utterly unimportant right now, having bigger fish to fry - or, in this case, avoid frying.

Nathan lost no time being in awe at the genuinely striking flows of flame and Dust gathering in front of Zabar's palm. Turning off the electricity and heat on Ergia, he turned it back into its storage form and hooked it into its place within the harness.

Jumping off the pillar and away from Zabar as far as he could, he received himself further below with a brief thrust of his pack before using his remaining momentum to run away further, keeping the pillar between himself and his opponent. Taking Ergia back out into staff form, he turned around at just the right time to witness the fireball explode where he had just stood, lighting up the surroundings as it did so.

Dammit. Since when did he need to close in on his enemy?

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Re: [Event] 1st Year Grand Finale: Nathan V Zabar [Open]
« Reply #29 on: August 17, 2017, 10:06:36 AM »
"This is gettin' real old, man!" Zabar called out after the flames subsided from the pillar, leaving not a trace of Nathan behind. the chambers within his gauntlets began to cycle back around to kinetic dust. 'I could launch myself up to get a better look... but he might've transformed his weapon to the gun form.' He glanced down at his hand for just a moment before looking back up to the pillars. 'I can afford it.' He knelt down once more, placing the palms of his hands flat against the pillar, and launched himself upward into the air with two bursts of kinetic dust.

As he soared higher and higher, he took a quick moment to look around him. The crowd was in a frenzy. Despite even the defensive combat, they were loving it. Thousands of people from all corners of Remnant surrounded him, watched both him and his opponent fight, and cheered or booed as each hit landed its mark. He'd give them something else to cheer for.

Zabar reached his peak just in time to be able to see Nathan, waiting patiently behind the pillar he'd jumped down from. With a smirk, he cycled his left gauntlet back to fire dust and activated his semblance once more, filling it with flames as he fell back toward the fight.

He cut off the flames just before landing on a pillar to the side of Nathan and quickly hopping back off toward the ground. As he fell, he released the fireball directly toward Nathan, exploding just in time for Zabar to land back on solid ground.

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