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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #30 on: February 24, 2017, 07:11:53 AM »
Trying to suppress a snort after hearing what Calen had to say about Taro's semblance (he wasn't the best at innuendos, but even he got the gist of it), Setsuna couldn't help but notice Anna's reaction to the joke. Making a mental note to remind Calen to maybe, just maybe keep it in a notch, he hurried after the pair, heading down the solitary path away from the strange yet peaceful clearing, and mentioned for Taro to follow.

Given that no-one was really talking, Setsuna decided it would be best to stay quiet, and instead, focused on any sudden movements or any out-of-place sounds that indicated danger. To be honest, he was impressed with the range of diversity the team already had. Within minutes of meeting up, they'd already figured everyone's respective roles, what they could do and what they were best at. He felt a sense of pride at being assigned to such a team, and honoured to work with them as well. Beacon really is amazing, he thought, smiling.

Detaching one of his sword bits from his shield, he fiddled with the blade, suddenly uneasy as to why, apart from the Beowolves that were harassing him at the start, they had not encountered much trouble as of yet. He couldn't shake the feeling that there was a "hand of fate" guiding the team toward their goal, yet with everyone in a pretty good mood, he kept the feeling to himself.
« Last Edit: February 24, 2017, 08:08:41 AM by MonsterManic »
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Setsuna Antiqua - First Year Leader, Team ASTC - Steadfast Shield

Tina Allan - First Year Member, Team ATLA - Twin Sharpshooter

Tieren Augus - First Year Student - Raging Berserker

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Lunae Terenas - Second Year Student - Unlimited Explosions

Graham Dylandy - First Year Member, Team LLGD - Technological Samurai

Jocelyn Antiqua - First Year Member, Team CASA - Combat Medic

Yu Nanhai - First Year Student - Lone Survivor

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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #31 on: February 24, 2017, 07:18:07 AM »
(Alright, just a brief PSA.

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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #32 on: February 24, 2017, 07:19:59 AM »
(Oh sh*t. I didn't know it was now a 5-man rotation. I thought he would just slot himself in.
"drops to knees and begs for forgiveness")
Spoiler: Beacon • show
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Tina Allan - First Year Member, Team ATLA - Twin Sharpshooter

Tieren Augus - First Year Student - Raging Berserker

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Lunae Terenas - Second Year Student - Unlimited Explosions

Graham Dylandy - First Year Member, Team LLGD - Technological Samurai

Jocelyn Antiqua - First Year Member, Team CASA - Combat Medic

Yu Nanhai - First Year Student - Lone Survivor

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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #33 on: February 24, 2017, 08:52:38 AM »
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Okay, you guys asked for an encounter, so you're getting one. Hope you're ready. Just so we're clear, after this, I'll actually keep posting from this position, in the middle of the team, just to keep things easier. So, it'll go Nathan, Monster, Me, Spoodnick and then King.


In an eruption of speed and fury, a pair of Beringels, still young, with only patches of bone armour on their forearms and chests, leaped down from the treeline. Disturbed by the conversation of Team ASTC, they'd decided to violently put an end to their irritating conversation, and in turn, their irritating lives.

One fell straight down on top of Anna, taking advantage of her focus on catching up to Calen to take her off guard and slam her flat into the ground (15% aura + stun), and, whether it connected with her successfully or not, it leaped forward, and swinging on it's arms for additional momentum, attempted to kick Calen into a tree (7%).

The second swung it's way around a tree and went for a midair clothesline on Setsuna (9%), with the specific aim of sending him spiralling into the underbrush. It rounded on Taro and roared it's fury at the puny boy that stood in it's path.

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Going for the aura % for you guys for ease. I'll handle how much damage the monkeys can take, so don't worry about putting figures in them. In regards healing from battles, I'm sure you know how much your characters can heal in the given timeframe.



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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #34 on: February 25, 2017, 10:37:16 AM »
Taro had little time to react as the two Beringels swept his team away. Though he moved quickly with his sword still in his hands from the demonstration of his semblance. He held the sword out in front of him and charged the one that had roared at him. Hoping to surprise the Beringel with the sudden range of his sword, he used his semblance to extend the blade out the full 2.5m, at the same time thrusting it forward and hoping to impale the monster. Quickly darting his eyes around to survey his team's situation, it had seemed that he was the only one the Grimm hadn't targeted yet. Though this would seem lucky, Taro hated that his team were focused on instead of him. What kind of friend was he if he couldn't even take the hits for them?
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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #35 on: February 25, 2017, 01:38:02 PM »
Standing almost motionless as the Beringel lunged towards Calen, an enormous grin being the only evidence that he had even seen the creature. The ape's attack hit home legs slamming into Calen's chest, but what should have sent him flying but with an application of his semblance he absorbed that backwards momentum leaving him only winded. Calen then brought his sword down for a two handed strike on the Beringels outstretched and unprotected legs. Dancing away and extending the sword into it's glaive form Calen gave a flourish and a bow before beginning to taunting the ape. 'It's all about the retraction kind sir, got to keep all your bits and pieces together under your arms. That's how you defend, particularly when you have arms like you. You're built like a gorilla.'

Looking back at his team mates he saw the other Beringel charging toward Taro. 'You want these together or apart?' Calen yelled breathlessly to no one in particular, the hit was catching up with him and he was finding it harder to talk. A slight pause caused him to add in rushed tones. 'Everyone is still standing right?'

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 Edit:I'm not a morning person so sorry for anyone who read that.



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« Last Edit: February 25, 2017, 07:49:25 PM by Kingnoname1 »
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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #36 on: February 25, 2017, 07:54:08 PM »
When Anna pulsed her semblance right before reaching Calen, a large movement in her peripheral vision - more precisely, up - startled her into opening her eyes, jumping and rolling forwards as well as ramping her semblance to the max, all at once. This allowed her to (barely) avoid the smallish Beringel that attempted to commit grievous bodily harm.

So clear... This was always a truly beautiful sight, but the backlash was something few would be capable of living through. Well, as long as she used it for small amounts of time, it'd be fine. ...Mostly.

As she got up from her roll, she turned to her left, extending her right arm and letting the corresponding chain unravel from her forearm. She swung hard, completing 3/4 of a full turn while aiming as only she could and flicking her wrist at just the right moment. If the attack succeeded, the chain would brutally hit the Beringel's neck's side before tightly winding itself around it, at which point Anna would violently pull on the taught chain, hoping to sever the head clean off. Of course, she'd made sure the chain wouldn't hit Calen.

...It may get within a hair's breadth, at worst.
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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #37 on: February 25, 2017, 10:04:11 PM »
Thanks to the fact that he was already on alert, Setsuna had long heard the sound of rustling in the wood, but he attributed them to the sound of his teammates' footsteps. He just didn't expect them to come from two gorillas.

"Gaaaaaaaaah!" he cried in pain as the Beringel slammed it's weight into him- or rather, his shield, as Harmony rotated on it's mechanical arm and took the brunt of the hit. It didn't stop him from smashing into the shrubbery, and boy, did it sting.

Getting up, Setsuna turned on his Quantum System semblance, combining the pieces of Harmony's sword bits together at lightning speed. Upon hearing Calen's shout, he zoomed to his side and shouted: "Apart! Me and Taro will take one, you and Anna the other!" With that, he took two steps up the side of a tree, leapt off and aimed a strike at his targeted Beringel's neck with Dischord in buster sword form.

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Aura: 93% (2% blocked by Harmony)
« Last Edit: February 26, 2017, 11:33:11 AM by MonsterManic »
Spoiler: Beacon • show
Setsuna Antiqua - First Year Leader, Team ASTC - Steadfast Shield

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Tieren Augus - First Year Student - Raging Berserker

Kei Tsz Fung - Fourth Year Member, Team SARK - Silent Duelist

Lunae Terenas - Second Year Student - Unlimited Explosions

Graham Dylandy - First Year Member, Team LLGD - Technological Samurai

Jocelyn Antiqua - First Year Member, Team CASA - Combat Medic

Yu Nanhai - First Year Student - Lone Survivor

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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #38 on: February 26, 2017, 12:04:54 PM »
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Throw allowed by Nathan


Acknowledging Calen's taunts with a roar, the Beringel took a step forward to begin the process of smashing his annoying face in when a chain came whirling around his neck. Yanked back in surprise, the beast growled angrily as it felt it's throat contract involuntarily. Reaching back to grip the chain in it's hands, while keeping up it's glare at Calen, the Beringel tugged back, pulling Anna straight off of her feet and over it's shoulder, aimed directly at Calen (8% each), before proceeding to return her to it and clobber her with a headbutt (7%), should she remain attached.

It's buddy, meanwhile, leaped forward as soon as Taro begin to react, taking his sword straight to it's armoured chest, and avoiding Setsuna altogether. Hoping that it's sudden push would throw Taro off balance, the monster unleashed a powerful uppercut on the boy (7%), aiming to send him high into the trees.

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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #39 on: March 02, 2017, 04:21:31 AM »
Taro's eyes widened as his sword had made impact with the beast. In an instant he flashed his semblance and grew his sword as large as he possibly could. Being stopped short by the Beringel's fist being launched towards his face. As a split second reaction he let go of the sword and used both arms to help shield from the blow, though still took the hit directly. Taro got launched straight upwards, above the treeline and far out of his semblances range. Thanks to this, his sword had shrunk down to it's original size. Gaining a moment of clarity as he could see the whole battlefield, though partly clouded by the red leaves of the Forever Fall.
"SETSUNA GRAB MY SWORD!" He shouted, starting to fall back down right above the Grimm that had knocked him upwards. He prepared himself for a last second, falling drop kick. Though, not being the best at straight hand-to-hand combat he knew it would no doubt get reflected and that he was in for a world of hurt.

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« Last Edit: March 02, 2017, 04:48:53 AM by Spoodnick »
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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #40 on: March 02, 2017, 04:46:28 AM »
Calen continues to play with the ape, waving his hand in front of his face in mock disgust ĎAnd the breath, you need to take care of yourself more. Maybe find a hobby, nice girl Grimm Ö.or boy Grimm get your life back on track. Have you thought of bridge?í Calen mocks casually as he almost subconsciously dances out from underneath the Beringelís pummel.

Calenís relaxed posture quickly turns sharp as he exploits Anna's opening lacerating the apeís underside with a trio of quick strikes before spinning back for an aura boosted thrust(5%) aiming for under one of the Grimmís shoulders. ĎAgain with your arms sir, use your body weight she canít be more than a hundred pounds.í Calen remarks as he dances backwards, leaving his glaive embedded in the ape and keeping his body sideways to the beast(if the thrust doesn't pierce Calen sheaths his weapon). He then positions himself so Anna would be thrown straight in front of him to be caught rather than into him.

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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #41 on: March 02, 2017, 07:42:25 AM »
Anna saw it coming - well, sort of, she saw the start of the movements. The ape swung her around with her chain, probably slicing itself on it, towards Calen, which seemed to move and, if you paid attention enough, get ready to catch her. But the ape was digging its own grave, getting distracted by Anna, so it was better if this went on. Reorienting herself in midair to present her feet to whatever tree or rock she'd hit - if she hit anything - instead of Calen, she yelled "DON'T CATCH ME!", which would hopefully allow her to sail past her teammate before the nightmare monkey tried to get her close again.

When it did, Anna was ready. Bringing her bracer holding the unraveled chain in front of herself while speeding towards it, more in an effort to deflect the hit than anything, she let the other chain unwrap itself from the forarm a bit. When she'd deflect the hit from a head-on collision to a mere graze, she'd let that last, short chain wrap itself tightly around the Grimm's neck while her momentum did the rest.
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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #42 on: March 02, 2017, 08:15:40 AM »
"No!" Setsuna shouted as the Beringel gave Taro the classic Shoryuken, making him drop his sword and sending him flying straight up. Semblance still active, he broke down Dischord's buster sword and started dashing toward the Grimm when he heard Taro holler. Something about grabbing his sword? Which was on the floor...

A grin formed on his face, the first one since they got ambushed by the darn things. Quickly swapping Dischord to rifle mode and firing two random shots to get the Grimm to turn around and face him, Setsuna slid under the Beringel, swiftly scooping up Taro's fallen sword in his left hand. Rolling out of his slide, he then wall-ran up another conveniently-placed tree, jumped off and stabbed both swords into the Beringel's exposed back, prompting a howl from the beast, before quickly withdrawing the blades and leaping clear. Just in time, too, as he felt his semblance fading and returning him to his original color.

"Taro! I'm going to need some cover for half a minute or so! Semblance just ran out of juice..." He shouted upward at the falling boy, and tossed Taro's blade back at the rightful owner. He'd have to stay out of combat for a bit, because he was already feeling sluggish from the aftereffects of his Semblance.

Spoiler: Battle Data • show

Semblance/Stamina: 80%
Aura:93%
Aftereffect (For DM): For the next post, Setsuna will only do half the original damage, and take 50% more Aura damage from any attack. Marticus, add the 50% to your Aura calculations as you will.
« Last Edit: March 02, 2017, 08:17:17 AM by MonsterManic »
Spoiler: Beacon • show
Setsuna Antiqua - First Year Leader, Team ASTC - Steadfast Shield

Tina Allan - First Year Member, Team ATLA - Twin Sharpshooter

Tieren Augus - First Year Student - Raging Berserker

Kei Tsz Fung - Fourth Year Member, Team SARK - Silent Duelist

Lunae Terenas - Second Year Student - Unlimited Explosions

Graham Dylandy - First Year Member, Team LLGD - Technological Samurai

Jocelyn Antiqua - First Year Member, Team CASA - Combat Medic

Yu Nanhai - First Year Student - Lone Survivor

Spoiler: Haven • show

Rachel Jonquil -First Year Student - Spirit Summoner

Spoiler: Others • show

Prof. Ferus Talandar -Grimm Specialist Teacher at Beacon - One Man Army

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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #43 on: March 05, 2017, 10:20:57 AM »
The Beringel let out a howl of pained fury as it's hands were ripped open by Anna's chain, and only got louder as Calen left his blade embedded in it's abdomen. Directing it's ever increasing fury towards Anna, it unleashed a mighty headbutt at her, though it was deflected off of her bracers, letting her bounce away unharmed. Rearing back to make another play, the beast roared once more, a show of dominance that was cut short as Anna's chain's went taut around it's neck, and the Grimm's head was sliced clean from it's body.

Ignoring Taro entirely in response to Setsuna's hit and run assault, the second beast pushed off from the ground in an impressive handspring, throwing it's legs forward and then back quickly for added momentum, all in an effort to land directly atop of Setsuna (18%) and flatten him into the dirt. Whether or not it connects, the Beringel pushed off again, aiming to catch Taro as he landed, and when he'd hopefully be a little off-balance, and just do an overhead smash straight onto his head (8%) with it's right arm.

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Re: Within the Ruins of the Aztec [Team ASTC][CLOSED - Initiation]
« Reply #44 on: March 06, 2017, 05:57:47 AM »
Setsuna dashed away and threw Taro back his sword, Taro was able to catch it in mid-air as the Beringel dashed towards.
"Taro! I'm going to need some cover for half a minute or so! Semblance just ran out of juice..."
Taro quickly glanced over at Setsuna and for the first time since they met a look of complete anger washed over Taro's face. Not at Setsuna, though. At the Grimm.
"oh you motherf- I JUST GOT THIS BACK!" He shouted, pegging the sword at the Beringel's back just before landing, hoping to turn it around before it reached Setsuna. "At least get to safety first man c'mon!" He shouted, his foot hitting the ground and immediately flinging him towards the Grimm. Whether it turned around or not he reeled his fist back and prepared for a strong a punch as he could manage.
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