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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #180 on: September 04, 2017, 12:14:56 PM »
Anna started the mildly long trek down the tree, not even bothering to use her semblance and relying entirely on her memory of the route she'd mapped. Midway down, she she vaguely understood that someone was being whiny about a research journal or something.

Finally arriving at her destination, she let herself go and landed, then proceeded to walk over to her teammates' voices whilst rolling back her chains.
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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #181 on: September 04, 2017, 01:22:48 PM »
"That woman could be slightly more grateful that we just saved their lives, I agree." Setsuna murmured, pocketing the knife and walking over to retrieve his lodged weapon. He could hear an airship in the sky, meaning that Taro should be resting in a infirmary, and the last of his worries faded into the dust.

Those feelings were rapidly replaced by exhilaration. They'd survived numerous Grimm encounters, retrieved--or looted, as that woman called it--two relics, and most importantly to Setsuna, they'd saved innocent lives. If he wasn't in public, he would most likely have jumped in the air and shouted for joy. Instead he controlled that urge and turned to his team. "Well...we passed. That's our initiation complete." He said with a big, unrestrained smile on his face.
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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #182 on: September 05, 2017, 12:20:04 AM »
'Unless something takes out our flight in mid air.' Calen grinned. In truth Calen was as relieved as Setsuna was and likely to collapse as soon as they got to the airship. Still Calen was not looking forward to a chance of spending any time in jail as such was insistent on having Anna turn over the journal. 'Come on, I know you won't have this problem but this face wouldn't last a week in prison.' Calen remarked as he turned away from the winds kicked up by the airship. The research team embarked without a word, Mara was despondent and kept her eyes firmly on the floor. The woman who talked to Setsuna on the other hand kept watch of the students while she awaited the journal.

A medical team had flown in with the airship and while Calen shooed them away others swarmed Anna and Setsuna to make sure they where OK. There wasn't a member of the Beacon staff which was unusual, if questioned the crew will say the teachers want to speak to the team in person but did remark that Taro had arrived and was being treated. Calen took a seat quickly and had to actively fight to remain conscious. Reaching into his pocket he found Anna's damaged scroll and tossed it over to the blind girl and looked out the window while the airship took off.

Using the noise of the take off to cover the compliment Calen quietly remarked. 'Good job everyone, you all did well.'
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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #183 on: September 05, 2017, 07:08:28 AM »
"Yyyyyep.", said a somewhat tired Anna after Setsuna pointed out that this was the end of their initiation. This had been long, tiring and involved slaying far, far too many Grimm for comfort. Most people just probably wouldn't believe them, either.

Anna made a 'wha?' face at Calen when he mentioned she "wouldn't have this problem", after which she briefly pulsed her semblance to get a read on the airship's location. She started walking towards it, only to be swarmed by medical personnel. All she was able to do was mutter a series of quiet "I'm fine."s, lowering her head to hide her face behind her hair and speeding past the contingent.

She got on the airship, half-slumped into one of the comfy seats and took the journal out of her satchel, all pages as intact as they first were when she put it in there. She pulsed her semblance before handing it over to the whiny woman. "Here. Your 'confidential stuff' or whatever." As she lay back in her seat, something hit her on the head, prompting a small squeal of surprise. Pulsing her semblance, she saw her scroll land on her lap - bruised, battered and otherwise massacred, but still in perfect working order. "Thanks.", she told Calen - both for his compliment and returning her scroll.
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"Some goddamn bullshit, Invictus Omega"
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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #184 on: September 05, 2017, 08:21:21 AM »
As the airship landed and the medical staff swarmed the trio, Setsuna stood there and endured the probing questions, before climbing on the airship and collapsing into a seat, softly resting his weapons on the floor next to him, before hearing--or rather, feeling--the airship taking off.

While he did have something to say, he reckoned they had earned their rest, so he sat among the two in blissful peace and quiet after the chaos and mayhem that was their initiation, looking out on the Forever Fall Forest. He thought he could see where they started off as four individuals, then met as a team at that stone clearing. Or maybe that was just his imagination. He would never know.
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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #185 on: September 05, 2017, 07:23:12 PM »
Calen was asleep by the time the airship landed, unable to maintain his facade for the entire trip. The research team departed without a word as quickly and as silently as they boarded. The crew seemed to be needed else where as well and left Calen resting in the hold as they went off to do whatever else was expected of them. The team had arrived just in time to catch a beautiful sunset, sunlight filtered by the clouds creating an array of reds, oranges and yellows. With birds chirping as the flew back to their nests as well as a near empty landing bay it all seemed to magnify the call of bed and rest, it had been a long day after all.

In the following days the team would be officially recognised as passing their initiation with special recognition to their rescue efforts. Taro was still unresponsive, they wouldn't know exactly what was wrong with him until he woke up but it was likely some kind of aneurysm brought on by the stress of combat. The Anna, Setsuna and Calen would all find a significant amount of lien deposited in their accounts, the reward of saving the research team.

Important Decisions
Delayed the rescue of the Research Team
          Saved the remains of the Research Team
Stole from the research lab
          Returned Journal
          Revealed location of the research lab
Completely destroyed the Grimm infestation nest
Completed initation
 
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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #186 on: September 11, 2017, 05:11:22 PM »
It was like something out of an old adventure story, where the team return, successful, walking off into a falling sunset. Except this was real life. They'd returned to Beacon. Setsuna slung everything onto his back, softly and quietly picked up the sleeping Calen in his arms and returned to their dorm. There, after tucking Calen in, he and Anna wordlessly fell into deep, well-earned slumber.

During the days that followed, the school would be abuzz with chatter about the team that passed initiation with only three members, not to mention the unorthodox method of evacuating their injured member. The locker was still engraved with Calen's message, and Setsuna had decided to keep it as a memory of their adventure. As for the knife, he put it up on Team ASTC's dorm door, where it would greet them every time the team returned from whence they came.

But in the end, this was but one team out of many. They'd have to prove themselves twice, thrice, manyfold over before standing out as an unique team. There was one fact that wouldn't change, however, no matter the events that would unfold.

This was, undoubtedly...

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