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    What's a Pirate's Favorite Movie? [Group Mission]

    Sojiro Sakura
    Sojiro Sakura

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    Post by Sojiro Sakura 16th August 2022, 3:39 pm

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    The Mission Board in the town that they had been staying at had begun to run dry and that was, partly, the reason he had found himself taking this mission. Of course, the fact that they had limited funds and needed something to feed, and house don't forget house, four mouths. When had this group of misfits become his fate in this magical land? Despite the sour thought in his mind, it was easy enough to brush to the side when he focused on the fact that he wasn't alone in this big world anymore. Sojiro decided that he would focus on the mission,*Don't lie to yourself, you seek the chance to prove yourself as a Hero. Isn't that right, Young One?* Sojiro would have physically winced as the voice echoed through his head and he let out a soft puff of breath as he responded,"No one asked you."

    It was then that Sojiro would take stock of everything around him; he had been standing on a dock of the coastal town of known as Seaside, a name that just reeked of creative ingenuity. The sun had fallen across the horizon within the last hour that passed and left them with a beautiful view of the stars reflected across the sea. The mission had seemed pretty simple, there was a report that said pirates had been attacking along the coast and focusing on small villages. If the reports had been true, then this small town would be next on their siege list. Of course, the person who gave the job to Sojiro had practically assured him that they would just end up hanging out in town for the night. If there was so much confidence from the quest-giver that there was to be no trouble, then why should he worry?

    Sojiro Sakura had been wearing his battle attire, which wasn't actually different from his normal attire. He wore a pair of nice dress pants that were black in color, with a white shirt over top of his surprisingly muscular form, and a pair of oxfords to match his pants. On the breast pocket of his shirt was a red insignia for the college he had been going to, one that wasn't of this world. A pair of red-framed glasses sat on his nose as he examined the sea and area before him, which were a stark contrast to the blue hair that sat atop his head. Between the glasses and his hair though, his amethyst eyes seemed to almost glow in this world, those orbs carrying a stern look that seemed to miss no details. The only weapon he seemed to have was a wooden training katana that rested on his right hip, held there with a white bandage that was wrapped around his hip.


    WC: 465


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    Takumi Yoko
    Takumi Yoko

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    Post by Takumi Yoko 17th August 2022, 3:52 pm

    If there was one thing that still amazed Takumi about this new reality he had found himself in, it had to be the strange new stars that he still couldn't quite figure out. There was no Big Dipper or Small Dipper, either because this was an entirely new universe that formed similarly but very differently from Earth in his universe or because this was just on another planet in this new universe. Thankfully most of the world hasn't created as much light pollution as the cities back on Earth so he could see right up into the bright stars resting above him.

    The sound of the ocean waves crashing into the beach and being swept back into the sea was the only sound he could hear as he rested alongside the soft sand, cooling down from the sun's hot rays practically baking it into a fine warm powder. Sojiro had taken point on the docks, he could still see his best friend standing there right now and Takumi was fighting the urge to mold the sand into a small snowball to nail him in the face. It would be so easy to make the sand stick together until it found resistance and he was certain he could land it on the first try. The others were a mystery to the outgoing man. It wasn't that he didn't care or couldn't remember the plan, he just had declared he would take point at the beach before taking off.

    It wasn't anything personal against the group, he just wanted to be ready to defend the town and if anything did go wrong he would easily traverse through the sand toward where the trouble was coming from at an impressive speed. The fact the sand was soft and comforting while granting him a gorgeous view of the stars, the calming sound of the ocean waves and the smell of the sea compared to the quiet business of the town or the bugs hiding within the woods only played a small part in his decision to flee before they could assign him to hang out at either place.

    WC: 354


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    Zincarla
    Zincarla

    Quality Badge Level 1- Quality Badge Level 2- Quality Badge Level 3- Neutral Guild Ace- S-Rank- Magic Application Approved!- Obtain A Secondary Magic!- Character Application Approved!- Obtain A Lineage!- Summer Special Participant- 1 Year Anniversary- Player 
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    Post by Zincarla 18th August 2022, 4:03 pm

    It hadn't been that long, Zincarla mused, since she had met the three guys she now lived with. They weren't like brothers, and she didn't yet call them friends, at least not with sincerity. Trust was hard to earn, but they were well on their way. She trusted them enough to give living with them a shot, and it helped that sharing a large manor with a kitchenette and even a back porch was better than praying for a bed to be free at a cheap inn or hostel. The home needed plenty of work, but it was free of mold and pests, and bringing the outdated clumsily designed building up to modern standards wasn't out of the realm of possibility. When Sojiro talked about it, he made it sound like as a group they could encounter and handle anything.

    And so they lived half lives, working mixed jobs while she started the process for joining a legal guild. Zincarla felt lucky that she had both good company and respected privacy among her new companions. It wouldn't be long before their bonds were tested and she might endow them with the title of friend. She had been to cautious to give up her secrets still; none of them knew of her murder conviction or her 11 years in prison. She had started her life out as a street kid and once free from the bars of her undeserving cage, society welcomed her back into the street yet again. The brown haired witch quickly decided it was not suited for her any more and began working multiple jobs to work upwards. Meeting Sojiro, Takumi and Tad had been a direct and meaningful pivot away from the constant drone of bad work and worse pay and into the arms of real missions and a full stomach each night.

    Between looking for a way to test them of their worth of her trust and relying on them as a team to find better and richer jobs, Zincarla wasn't above letting Sojiro pick the job and direct them through the mission. At least, until Takumi walked off towards the beach. Zincarla had met everyone at the docks but she supposed Takumi didn't make a bad move necessarily. Pirates might be known for their seaworthiness but that didn't stop them from making good headway on land. Splitting up to keep an eye out was probably wise, and with the day workers all gone home to their families, the docks were clear enough for one person to keep a good view of the area. She waved a hand as Takumi slipped away and then turned to Sojiro. "Splitting up does make good sense. After all their bilge-sucking, those bastards are probably clomping around some tavern. I'm going to the streets for to keep an eye on things there."

    Sometimes her slang grammar and foul tongue ran free from her but Zincarla never did apologize for it, regardless of any given company. She was 5'3, a slip of a woman, but unafraid to go toe to toe in the bars as her team was well aware. She had often only to say a name or reference or slang of some sort in order to get instant respect or even fear displayed in the heartiest of other wizards, fighters, hunters and fishers. Of course, that too, she never explained. The 22 year old was beautiful though, in a sort of eccentric way, her face young and expressive. She blinked a few times and yawned, stretching under the starry sky and fixing her pink corset to settle properly on her torso afterward. "I'll send you a text if I hook anything, you send one too."

    Zincarla grinned and then spun on her heel taking off for the paved streets of the small town, following her nose to the cooking food and alcohol on a particularly prominent roadway, her long black skirt flowing behind her like the dark wake of a ship itself.

    WC: 663


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    Believer
    Believer

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    Lineage : Master of the Other World
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    Post by Believer 18th August 2022, 7:12 pm

    Being a mage outside of a guild was tricky. While jobs were still pretty easy to find, back up and assistance for jobs was much harder to collect. That meant a guildless mage might go on a job alone simply because they didn't have someone to take along. Naturally, that made even simple jobs more dangerous for a guildless mage. Tad had experienced this a few times, though he'd never run into a situation he couldn't handle on his own. That had changed when he met Sojiro at the beach festival.

    Tad's natural attraction to the tall, bespectacled man had caused Tad to purposely spend more time with Sojiro which led to Tad's introduction to Takumi and Zincarla. While his romantic feelings towards Sojiro hadn't waned since their initial meeting, Tad was also thoroughly intrigued by Zincarla. She was more powerful than Tad could fathom (and while that was enough to inspire the lanky mage) but maybe even more important to Tad was that she utilized summoning magic. Tad had a fascination with summoning magic, likely due to his Other Worldly lineage. Takumi was also a nice guy. Now, the four of them had been working together awhile and even shared a living space. Tad didn't know how long this odd foursome would stick together but he was enjoying their time together.

    Tad wasn't sure what to think of Takumi as he took off to the beach. The man felt like Tad's opposite in many ways but Tad still found himself curious about how his brain worked. Then, Tad waved to Zincarla as she headed off on her own, continuing to wave for far too long even after she wasn't even facing him any longer. After that, he turned back to Sojiro, "So handsome, now that it's just the two of us, should we make out? We do have a pretty romantic starlit setting here..." The smile plastered over his face made it clear he was joking, but both men also knew there was likely some truth to the offer. Despite his jovial nature, Tad's eyes were constantly on the sea before them. He may pretend to lack a work ethic, but he wasn't going to let his guard down: he didn't want to be caught with his pants down by some mean-spirited pirate mages.

    WC: 385


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    Sojiro Sakura
    Sojiro Sakura

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    Post by Sojiro Sakura 21st August 2022, 7:46 pm

    Zincarla's language always reminded him of some street ruffian that was trying too hard but, despite that, he had come to accept that was indeed the way that she spoke and she had more than enough bite to back up her bark. So when she declared that she would go into town to keep an eye out, Sojiro would wave a hand in acknowledgment with no verbal retort. If there was anyone out of them that could handle themselves if things got rough, it was the foul-mouthed woman. Of course, as soon as the two of them had been left alone Tad had wasted no time at all before starting to hit on him, "Thaddeus, one of these days I'm going to take you up on that offer and you won't know what to do with yourself." There was a soft tone of jest in his voice as he turned to look at Tad, taking a moment to look over the man's details before turning his attention elsewhere.

    His purple hues would settle on the form of Takumi, who had taken refuge on the beach not too far away from them. There was always a feeling of relief that he had when looking at his longest friend, though he'd never let it show on his face. Being in this new world had been hard before and he'd never wish it on someone else but when Takumi had made his way into this land, things got progressively better for Sojiro. It wasn't long after that he had met Tad and then Zincarla, the former being a coat thief while the latter had managed to tie with him in a surfing contest. There was a lot of coincidence that managed to play into this group of adventurers ending up together, reading into the lines causing him to think about the matters of fate or destiny but those types of thoughts were better left for late at night.


    "So tell me Thaddeus, do you think there are actually pirates in these parts?" It was then that a group seemed to be approaching the docks, talking loudly amongst themselves, "Y'argh, you tink the Cap'n'll give us a bigger share if we capture this 'ere dock for 'em?" Coming down one of the streets that Zincarla hadn't gone down, this was more of a shady alley one expected to be offered drugs or candy from, was a group of 7 scruffy men that seemed to have never heard of what a shower was. They looked like pirates, there was no denying that, but it still caused him to hate asking Tad that question; why had he jinxed them? They seemed to adopt a smug swagger as they slowly approached the docks, taking note of Tad and Sojiro on it,"Well, well, looky 'ere mates. It seems that some little chillins got lost, why dontcha two scram before tings get nasty?"

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    At the same time that this had started happening, coming down the path that trailed along the beach where 3 more rough-looking men who seemed to be talking to themselves. They had been engaged in their conversation and failed to note that Takumi had been no more than ten or so feet to their side as they passed by, "Oi, oi, wouldja look at that? Seems that Gnasher ran into someone on the docks, think they're Knights?" One of the three men asked the others but they shook their head, saying that they didn't look like Knight materials. The same man who spoke before nodded his head,"Ye're right, they should be able to scare 'em away. Or easily enough, just kill 'em."
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    And, as Zincarla had began to move through the city, things had seemed relatively quiet for the most part. If she had been paying attention, there was a high chance that she was, it wouldn't take long before noise would have started to reach her ears. If she followed the noise then it wouldn't be long before she would find herself directed towards a tavern with a lot more noise than one would expect. As she got close, it wouldn't be hard to pick up the sounds of a fight before something seemed to explode. Getting close enough to glance in a window could reveal that the tavern had been taken over by a group of 5 men, one of which had brought forth a cannon and blasted a table into smithereens,"I won't be hearin' anymore of ye're belly-achin', I want all of the valuables tossed into a pile, as well as all of the alcomihols. If you break a single bottle, so help me I'll blast ye away!"

    WC: 777
    TWC: 1,242


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    Takumi Yoko
    Takumi Yoko

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    Post by Takumi Yoko 22nd August 2022, 9:40 pm

    Takumi simply stood at the beach, his eyes wandering over the seas and the stars alike while wondering who would spot the pirate ship first between him or Sojiro and who appeared to be Tad. He didn't even notice the smaller built man beside Sojiro during his first glance around, probably not a good sign if he was supposed to be on the lookout for pirates. Still, that was a single person, these pirates would come in by giant ship or little rowboats, he was certain he'd be able to spot them before anything happened. If not, he might need glasses or an eye seeing dog for his apparent blindness that is setting in. As that thought crossed his mind, that's when the strangest thing happened. Somewhere up the beach, he managed to catch wind of a conversation between what appeared to be a group of friends making their way home after a long day of.... Exploring? Adventuring? What kind of jobs does this town offer for regular folk anyways? Either way, these poor souls looked tired and dirtied from their journey and Takumi wished he could help them somehow. Alas, there wasn't much he could do to help them nor did he want to upon hearing their words as one of them described scaring people away or killing them? Did he hear that right?

    Walking confidently to the path ahead of the men to cut them off, Takumi would step out from behind a bush that hid him from their sight, a calm smile on his face as he regarded the strange dirtied men before him. The three of them quickly came to a stop before the blonde, the leader of which seemed angered at the intrusion, which Takumi could understand. If he was just a miner or something similar, he would've probably wanted to get home and sleep instead of dealing with strange men cutting off his path back home. "Hi, excuse me good sirs but I couldn't help but overhear your conversation and was woAH!" He had begun his practiced words, trying to pay the proper respect and apology for rudely interrupting them before he was greeted with a fireball narrowly scorching the right side of his face had he not moved out of the way. Yet even with his quick reaction speed, the ball of flames licked at the side of his face, singeing part of his hair before hitting the dirt ground behind him.

    "Tat's justa warning shot! Bugger off pretty boy!" The one who appeared to be the leader and hurled the fireball warned him while behind the roughed up man, the other two brought forth additional fireballs. Despite himself, Takumi couldn't help but smirk. He may not have much experience in this whole magic business and everyone on the team could easily defeat him in this world's magical based combat but there was a strange gift bestowed upon him when he arrived in this realm, a gift he had believed to be his only source of magic before his control of the earth came to light.

    Activating his lineage was always a bit strange for the man, it felt as if he had to dig inside himself to grab hold of a rope before pulling it outward. The first times he had activated his gift, it would require plenty of hard tugs as he effectively played tug of war with his source of power to exert it onto the outside world. Yet as he practiced and grew accustomed to this world it became far more easier, requiring only a single pull from within that could activate in only a few seconds. Enough time for the the ruffians to begin to follow through with their threat to attack and possibly kill the strange blonde who dared to cross their paths.

    Yet as their second fireball flew toward him, it would clash against a seemingly negative zone like space that was quickly expanding out toward them at such an intense speed that the pirates didn't understand what had happened. One moment they hurled a fireball to put down the foolish blonde and next thing they knew their magic was suddenly cut off to them entirely. "W-What? What have you done?!" The leader demanded as he looked up toward the blonde, a mixture of fear and anger on the leader's face as Takumi only smiled in response.

    "I took away your magic. You're gonna tell me what I want to know and then I'll knock you all out so the town can pass judgement on you and your sins." The truth. Such a strange concept and one that embodied him oh so well, yet it always made him appear almost insane or off-putting for those unused to the concept such as these three men as they only seemed confused about Takumi revealing his plans to them all. At least until they heard his knuckles cracking and they fully realized that they were now without their magic against a very tall, very pissed and very strong looking man. Takumi would be lying if the screams of terror from the leader didn't sound like music to his ears as he slugged him right on the nose, a sickening crunch being heard as the leader's scream came to an abrupt stop.

    WC: 882
    TWC: 1,236


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    Zincarla
    Zincarla

    Quality Badge Level 1- Quality Badge Level 2- Quality Badge Level 3- Neutral Guild Ace- S-Rank- Magic Application Approved!- Obtain A Secondary Magic!- Character Application Approved!- Obtain A Lineage!- Summer Special Participant- 1 Year Anniversary- Player 
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    Post by Zincarla 27th August 2022, 10:48 am

    Brawling was not that uncommon at this time of night, especially in the taverns and bars of any city. By that time of night, the people had been drinking plenty and their inhibitions had faded away. The friends with common sense had all vanished to go home to families, knowing work waited for them in the morning hours. The ones who stayed were sad, lonely, angry creatures, without the comrades nearby as voices of reason. Violence often broke out, a way to let off steam more than anything else. Zincarla would have sworn her last bit of money in saying that the people who stuck around by this point did so in order to have a fight. But the sounds of this brawl were not typical, the regular shouts, slurred smack talking, and tavern keepers demanding that they take it into the street were absent. In its place were dark demands, shuffling of bodies, and the blast of a cannon. Before even looking into the broken window of the place, Zincarla knew that she had found pirates. Only an idiot would think anything else.

    The witch straightened her back and strode into the front door without fear, walking straight towards the inner bar itself. She looked at the keeper who was giving her a strange gaze, his eyes asking both if she was crazy and begging for her to run. That's right of course, pretty women shouldn't be involved in such physical escapades. She gave him a reassuring smile and said, "Don't worry about it," not specifying what she was talking about. Leaning against the bar with one arm, she turned to meet the stairs of the pirates. They were looking at each other puzzled, wondering if they were supposed to fight, insult, or what? A robust and round pirate with a tall ridiculously feather hat stared at her, his hand cannon under one arm, the weight not seeming to bother him as it would most men. "Get out of here before you get hurt," he finally demanded. The other pirates snarled agreements, shaking various weapons or fists in the air, trying to illicit fear.

    Zincarla rubbed her forehead, closing her eyes with a smirk. "I'll leave. Soon as you pay the keeper for that table you broke, you nimrod." She lifted her eyes to look upon the man with the cannon, "I mean really, going after one of the favorite stops in town shoulda clued you in to it being a bad plan. Us locals don' back down without a fight and let our favorite spots get wrecked for nothin." The other drunk patrons looked at her surprised. She wasn't a local, but her words forced even the most frightened of them to stiffen up their stances. With just a single white lie, the pirates were now looking at a small crowd of angry sloshed guys, the ones who liked a good fight. She reminded the locals to stand up for themselves. Had Zincarla bothered to look behind her she would have seen a most appreciative expression on the keeper's face.

    The four pirates surrounding the wreckage of the table looked uncertain, noting that while they had blades, they were still outnumbered 2 to 1 in this place. The only pirate who seemed unfazed was the idiot in the hat. He braced his cannon against his hip and pointed it at her. "Don't get cocky now, I ain't afraid to hurt a lady who's in my way." Zincarla looked him from top to bottom, his bright red coat revealing a flashy arrogant man. His wide size and the way he handled the cannon made it clear he had done this before and he really was a slimy fearless bastard of a criminal. But the drooping black feathers cascading over the sides of his hat made it hard to take him seriously.

    Zincarla laughed a little, "Same here." Her insult made his face redden instantly. Despite the number of bad ass women in the world, men like this hated being called a lady. Zincarla's eyes were firm and unwavering, "I think my grandma might have a hat like that. Should introduce you two." The other pirates varied between amused expressions and hateful ones, both wanting to laugh at her jabs and wanting to stand up for a guy they followed and respected for some reason. The man in the hat grabbed a match from his pocket, sliding it across the stubble of his chin with a scowl. She supposed he might have been someone's lieutenant because a real captain couldn't be goaded this easily. As he lit the cannon up for a killing blow, one of his dirty comrades called out, "Die witch!" and another blurted, "Red'll make you dead!" How original: the lieutenant was called Red and wore a red coat.

    Zincarla didn't dodge to the side. A move like that would only sacrifice the keeper in her place. The woman rushed forward and grabbed the cannon with both hands, shoving it upwards hard. Keeping the heavy weapon steady during firing made it hard to stop the woman from her intention. She felt the heat and power of the blast as a cannon shot burst through the roof of the tavern. Wood, dust, and nails rained down inside the room, choking the regular patrons. The guests in the tavern used the smokey moment to also rush the pirates, filling the air with the sound of scuffle. The intense kickback was something Red handled easily, but Zincarla wasn't at all familiar. She felt pain through her arms and let go of the thick cannon, backing up a few steps to catch her breath.

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    Believer
    Believer

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    Post by Believer 13th September 2022, 7:42 pm

    "Thaddeus, one of these days I'm going to take you up on that offer and you won't know what to do with yourself."

    Tad's smug-but-somewhat-charming grin dissipated as Sojiro rebuffed him, but he was well known for his quick response. Without missing a beat, Tad responded "Don't underestimate muscle memory, buddy." The smug-but-somewhat-charming grin returned as Tad followed Sojiro's lead and turned his attention elsewhere. Tad's smug-but-somewhat-charming grin disappeared, replaced by a genuine smile. While he enjoyed teasing and flirting with Sojiro, he was pretty sure the four eyed mage wasn't interested. It was friendly banter and likely nothing more. His eyes perused the horizon, keeping watch for ships.

    "So tell me Thaddeus, do you think there are actually pirates in these parts?"

    Tad turned his attention back to Sojiro, but a loud, boisterous conversation drew both of their attention towards an alley. Tad noted that the upcoming group outnumbered them, though he didn't seem too worried. They'd sent enough time together that Tad knew Sojiro could handle himself, even with multiple opponents. Tad was also pretty confident in his own ability.

    "Well, well, looky 'ere mates. It seems that some little chillins got lost, why dontcha two scram before tings get nasty?"

    "Nasty?!" Tad asked, feigning outrage and moving forward a couple feet as he continued speaking. "'Tings got nasty'..." Tad began, mocking the man's accent. "...the moment you lot walked up, so maybe all of you should scram." Tad's voice was higher pitched than normal and came off rather aggravated. He seemed to be trying to initiate a fight... and he succeeded.

    One of the men jumped forward, his face the shade of a tomato. He clearly wasn't used to being talked to in the way Tad had spoken to him, causing his body to react on its own. Tad's heightened reflexes made it easy for the lanky mage to evade the first punch, though he made it seem as if he'd luckily stumbled out of the way. The pirate didn't stop with one though, throwing another haymaker at Tad's chin.

    Once again, Tad stumbled out of the way almost colliding with Sojiro as he did so. With lightning quick speed, Tad jumped behind Sojiro as if he needed protection. "Save me!" Tad screamed so both Takumi and the group of pirates could hear him. No need to get my hands dirty with this lot, besides, maybe Sojiro likes the damsel in distress trope, Tad thought to himself as he waited for the fight before him to unfold.

    WC: 420
    TWC: 385+420=805


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    Post by Sojiro Sakura 14th September 2022, 4:39 pm

    Sojiro had watched as Thaddeus moved to take lead in interacting with the group that had come along threatening them. Knowing the man, it was obvious he was trying to provoke the men and all that got from Sojiro was a long sigh. When the first punch was thrown, he began to roll his shoulders slightly before getting ready to join the fight himself. It was at that moment that Tad had nearly bumped directly into him, followed by him immediately taking cover behind Sojiro! There was a bit of confusion that hit Sojiro at that moment, how had he got stuck fighting this goon, but there wasn't anything to do but react. The blue-haired man didn't budge from his spot as his upper half leaned backward into Tad, allowing him to easily dodge the third punch of the pirate and have it whiff past his face close enough to feel the air around him, "Well that was just simply rude." Was the only verbal response Sojiro gave before he summoned forth his magical power within his right hand and let it fly, connecting with the sternum of the pirate directly in front of him. Sojiro's Strong Punch would send the man flying off his feet and towards his comrades, where they'd part around him, and only then would the man finally connect with the solid concrete wall behind them. His consciousness had been robbed from him upon impact.

    With the same hand that Sojiro had knocked that man out with, he would take off his glasses and slide them into the breast pocket of his shirt. The other 6 pirates couldn't help but blink a few times before letting out shouts of protest,
    "Git 'im! He killed Gnasher!" Sojiro blinked a few times before responding in a completely casual voice, "I did no such thing." But they couldn't hear him over their own screams as some ran forward and others raised their hands upwards. Sojiro would raise his right hand over his shoulder at Tad as a pair of goggles seemed to materialize out of thin air, "Put these on, you're going to need them." And with his other hand, he would have summoned his own pair and put them on his face. As he was doing this, four of the pirates who had raised their hands called forth balls of fire that raced towards the two of them, "Shamac!" As Sojiro screamed this his body would go to move at the same time, and black smoke would suddenly explode from his body and engulf the entire dock area with magical darkness. The goggles that he was wearing, and hopefully Tad, would have been able to see right through them it with ease though.

    Of course, this didn't stop the fact that the fireballs were flying directly at where Tad was now standing. Without glancing backward, he'd fling his left hand back towards Tad as he moved away from him. A large, translucent shield would appear before Tad and the incoming balls of fire would collide with several small explosions. Upon the fourth one making contact, the shield would shatter and Sojiro would shout out,
    "I'll leave the ones on the docks for you!" And with great ease, seeing as the two men who had run onto the docks were blinded, Sojiro slipped past them and towards the four men who had shot at them. As he ran towards two of them, the other two ran out of the smoke in the direction of Takumi before turning around and preparing to fire blindly into the smoke towards their own comrades!

    With practiced grace, Sojiro would draw forth his wooden katana and imbue it with magical energy to increase its strength. On his draw he struck one of the men in the side of the head with his weapon, splitting the skin and sending the man sprawling towards the ground unconscious. Spinning on his feet to keep the momentum of his weapon, he'd bring the blade against the other man's knee with a loud crack. The man would fall to the ground screaming in pain and unable to keep fighting. That left the two people preparing to blindly shoot fireballs at Sojiro and two people on the dock with Thaddeus.


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    The scene in the bar had completely changed from what it had been previously; instead of having people cowering and prepared to give up all their valuables, they had gotten to their feet and raised their voices in protest. Zincarla had lit a fire in the guts of the people and as she had made her move against Captain Red, the people did the same against the other four pirates. The pirates had been cocky and left the cannons to their leader, so when they tried to summon their weapons to blast the people away they would have been stopped short. At the beginning of the fight, the crowd had easily taken down one of the four pirates before getting to work on the others. The three that were left weren't going to be pushed over easy, though, grabbing nearby bottles and striking people with them. It wasn't long before the bar had descended into complete chaos with chairs and tables getting flipped over, some even starting to get picked up. The people had them but how long would it end up lasting?

    As for Captain Red, only anger filled him as this small woman had come towards him and had the gall to touch his cannon! There was a long grunt that came from his lips as Zincarla backed up, still recovering from the kickback of the weapon,
    "Argh, an' dat's what ye get for playing aroun' with the big boys, lass." His voice was thick with anger and disgust for the woman as he lumbered towards her, crossing the distance with a single step. With his right hand, he aimed to strike down against her face while funneling magic into his cannon to reload it. After swinging at her, even if she dodged, he aimed to whip his left hand down towards her midsection so that the barrel of the cannon would be pressed against her, "I'll see ya when it's my turn to ride The Dirty Handsome." And then fire his attack in an attempt to simply kill Zincarla and end this whole charade.

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    Post by Takumi Yoko 17th September 2022, 1:27 am

    The leader went down like a sack of potatoes, clutching his nose with a muffled groan before the two lackeys sprang into action, figuring a two on one was their best hope they tried to overwhelm him with various strikes, the first to attack had found his fist slapped away with Takumi's forearm yet the counterattack was stopped by the second's own fist landing a clean shot across the blonde's face. The second attacker, the man to Takumi's left had such a short moment of satisfaction on landing an attack only for it die an ugly death as the blonde merely ate the punch and returned the favor with a quick kick to the side of his knee, bringing the pirate down to his single knee with a scream of pain.

    That one brief moment of distraction on the secondary target allowed the first pirate to plant his fist deep into Takumi's core, the air in his lungs nearly being robbed yet still staggered the blonde. Encouraged by his success, the pirate continued his assault, a hook found it's mark against the blonde's cheek which found more purchase as Takumi's defense was quickly falling. His third attack, a straight haymaker barreling right toward the blonde's nose was once more slapped away with the stronger man's left forearm while he stepped into the pirate's guard with a single punch being delivered right into the pirate's core as he had done to Takumi just moment prior. Unlike the pirate's punch, this one had robbed the air out of the victim's lungs and the pirate collapsed with both arms covering his stomach.

    Without a moment to breathe, the leader leapt back into battle with a single roar as he tried to tackle the larger man, a move that wouldn't have worked normally if it wasn't for the uneven terrain betraying Takumi with a single well placed rock catching the back of his heel and letting the pirate's momentum decide where they'd end up. Being more prepared, once they both hit the ground, the pirate found himself able to slam an elbow into the face of the downed blonde, eager to repay him for the broken nose yet Takumi refused to let the attack distract him from his current goal. He knew being downed with 2 other threats wasn't going to be a winning strategy, so he quickly grabbed the pirate's elbow, his right hand placed on the bottom of elbow while his left hand grabbed the man's wrist before he shoved his right hand upwards while pulling down with his left hand.

    The result was a sickening snap followed by screaming as the pirate leader rolled off the downed blonde while using his healthy arm to cradle the broken limb to his body. Takumi brought himself up to a sitting position just in time to see the boot trying to stomp in his face, the only thing the blonde could do was raise his arms and let the boot slam into his forearms and knock him back to the ground. Yet he didn't remain down and rolled away while grabbing a handful of sand, as soon as he finished rolling away he'd spring up into a kneeling position before flicking the sand into the eyes of the second pirate, the man being blinded and even getting sand in his mouth was stunned for just a moment as he tried to regain his sight. It was enough time to allow Takumi to launch himself up into a jump with his right fist raised high before the arc of his leap begun to bring him down and the blonde's fist collided with the unexpected blinded pirate who fell without a noise.

    The first pirate, the one he had aired out moments before the leader tackled him had just finished gaining his breath back and had actually seemed ready to charge Takumi when he seen his friend go down. His wide eyes zoomed from his unconscious ally, to his leader with a broken arm and a blonde man who seemed to only have a little scratch on the right side of his temple. Calm lilac eyes met frightened hazel eyes before the pirate did the smartest thing Takumi had seen all night, he begun to run. Sadly, these criminals needed to face justice and so Takumi charged after the man who barely got 5 feet away before he was tackled by the former football player and pinned to the ground with an elbow threatening to crush his windpipe.

    It was only after the short but brutal fighting came to an end that Takumi realized that the docks were now covered in smoke and he couldn't see either of his friends that had once stood there. "How many more are there and where are they?" He'd question the downed pirate, letting up on the pressure that had been preventing him from make any noises beyond struggled gasps for more air. "T-Twelve! 7 on the docks, 5 at the local bar and inn!" The man answered with nothing but the truth, as he knew the man would and while the pirate could've kept quiet, the man knew Takumi wasn't above hurting others as the leader with a broken arm could attest to.

    "Why were you three here?" He continued his questioning, part of him worried more pirates would be arriving if the attack on the town already begun yet these three seemed to be stragglers. "We got the ships prepared to leave! Capt'n wanted us to prepare it for quick sailing, a simple hit and run! We did this plenty of times, rob the biggest bar and inn for valuables from the locals while hitting the docks for any goods being prepared to be moved!" The pirate continued, either not noticing the truth being forced from him or not caring that he was incapable of lying. It was efficient if nothing else, a lack of valuables in one location would be made up in the other location while preparing an escape route so any proper authorities wouldn't be able to react in time.

    Finally the negative like zone would draw in on Takumi as he allowed the power to drop, yet before the pirate could even think about trying something Takumi rolled off him and allowed the earth to suddenly wrap around the man before it hardened and trapped him. Looking toward his allies, the same would be done to them all as Takumi rose to his feet and begun to march toward the docks. "I shall return when your friends are dealt with." He assured the pirate who could only scream curses at the blonde while struggling to break free yet the ground didn't provide much wiggle room.


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    Post by Zincarla 17th September 2022, 2:02 pm

    The large tavern had descended, or perhaps ascended given it really wasn't above such things has bar fights, into utter confusion. A crowd of drunks armed with a passion in their bellies and a lack of intelligence faced off with chairs and fists against the three trained pirates who had come to rob them. Smoke, dust, and splinters of wood coated a fine layer of grime on everything in sight but the opened hole in the ceiling provided a bit of extra light from the surrounding buildings. It was doubtful anyone would intervene, unless there were other mages who had somehow snuck into the mission, and the civilians who heard the racket were likely to busy in petty arguments or card games at the nearby bars. No, the people in here were on their own, and for now it was a numbers game but the bodies of drunks were literally piling up. It inconvenienced both sides in the dramatic confusion that was supposed to be a simple raid, but it was one that benefited Zincarla in her own fight. She wasn't sure if she could handle so many bodies against just her own magic. She was a bit rusty in fighting, having the experience but having spent the last month in legal work like maid cafes or traveling guards for already safe roads. Zincarla needed to focus herself on Captain Red- despite his stupid name and stupider attire- that cannon was deadly.

    As she stumbled back from the kick of the weapon, she coughed heartily on the dust. The moment she regained her feet, just before raising her arms in defense, the captain's meaty backhand tossed her to the floor like a child's toy. She slid back a couple of feet until slipping in some spilled drink and landing on her rear in front of the sturdy wooden bar. Her cheek smarted, and the woman knew it was going to bruise up something fierce. The guys were going to give her a mutual hard time about it while eager to kick the ass of whoever managed the feat. But this she could deal with on her own. The captain aimed his cannon at her, just as she skidded to a stop against the counter. Zincarla's hands pressed against the floor readying her to leap back to her feet. The cannon was too large to simply dodge and with it shoved against her chest there was half a second where she actually considered that it might be her end. And what an idiotic end that would be.

    Zincarla bit down on her lip and tensed, her whole body going rigid as the captain said his farewell and lit up the shot. The hefty ball shot through her chest, bursting through her back and then through the wooden counter. There was a piercing brief scream in the air as the captain guffawed and blood spilling over the floor beneath Zincarla's body. Glasses and liquor bottles exploded, raining cheap booze and sparkling shards back at the captain and over the witch herself. Zincarla grit her teeth in anger, her long hair coating against her face with both blood and alcohol. "Too easy, boys! Take 'em all down!" Red hollered, turning his back to face the stunned crowd. In the dim lighting, a soft gasp broke the abrupt silence of the room. A patron stared open mouthed at the woman who had fired them all up.

    Zincarla glimmered as a pale blue version of herself lifted up from the floor. Her clothes and arms still dripping with blood, but her entire body in tact. She was alive, or appeared to be. In ghostly form, she turned around slowly, peering down at the bar man, the tavern owner who's dead form littered behind the broken counter. Limbs were detached and the gruesome bloody sight explained where the blood on her own form had come from. He must have been hiding, taking cover behind the bar while the fight kicked up into higher gear. She hadn't noticed before, but Zincarla's use of her incorporeal form to save herself from the cannon blast has come at the cost of that man's own life. She stared at the mess behind the bar, her face contorting in rage, as much at herself as at the pirate captain.

    Her eyes were locked onto the broken limbs, piles of broken glass and wood like a tornado had ripped just the owner's body into pieces. It was worse than anything she had ever seen. It was even worse than the very first body she had discovered in the streets as an urchin all those years ago. It took effort to turn herself away and back towards the pirates, Captain Red and the patrons. It was around that moment that they noticed her as well. The Captain shook his head, shaking in disbelief, or perhaps fear. "Impossible, nobody takes a hit from my cannon and lives! And... and ghosts aren't real!" His face was a shade paler, but not as pale as Zincarla. The witch stood there, glancing down at her hands, soaked from the bloody floor. Her skin, her body, her clothing were all a translucent glistening shade of sapphire.

    Zincarla trembled as she took the two steps forward, standing toe-to-toe with the villainous captain. She affixed her stance to the floor, ignoring all eyes now but his. She aimed a hearty punch straight through the man before her, her arm passing through his dense red jacket, his shirt, and his stomach, passing through to the other side. Still, Red flinched as expected. "I can't touch you in this form. And you can't touch me." He quaked in his boots and a nearby man, she wasn't sure if it was a lackey or a civilian cried out, "Oh gods, I can see her hand! It's on the other side, look!" Zincarla jerked her neck to the side, tossing her wet sticky hair from her face with a dark expression. "Let's change that then, shall I?"

    As swiftly as before, without a word, an utterance of magic, or a thrown handful of enchanted bones, Zincarla's form solidified back into her normal self. Her pink outfit still red-marked and her skin slimed with the innocent death on her hands. The Captain let out a fiercesome scream then, her arm coming into form inside of his belly with an agonizing grip. "I had only planned on scaring you off, bad guy or whatever. But you're not worth letting go." She reached up with her free hand and snatched his hat from his head, putting it on her own, "Address me with respect, and maybe I'll let you live." Captain Red glowered at her, a crimson tinge in his mouth revealing just how much pain he had to be in.

    "Of course, My apologies," He growled, glancing to his men. She blinked at him and gestured with her free hand, "Captain. Say it. Tell these people who your boss is." He shifted his weight and cried out, "All right, all right, Captain. You're the captain!" The other pirates weren't sure what they were supposed to do; they had never seen the captain in such a dire state. They had never even so much had heard him admit he was wrong about something. Hate boiled behind Red's eyes, and his hand tightened hard on the cannon he still held in his hand. Zincarla didn't need more than that to finish the job. She wasn't normally so cruel, so heartless, in any of her fights. No doubt even her own friends would think she was about to go too far here. But the woman didn't have the patience or the care about anything. When she looked Red in the face from under the brim of his own hat, she didn't even seem to really see him. Zincarla could only see the man in pieces burned into her thoughts.

    With that, she jerked her arm out of the man as if withdrawing her punch, leaving a wide gap where his stomach had been and a tangle of ropey intestine left behind. Red didn't speak again, collapsing to the ground before her.

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    Post by Believer 19th September 2022, 7:13 pm

    Through a happy side effect of his plan, Tad enjoyed feeling Sojiro's muscles through his shirt with his fingertips as he hid behind his roommate. His eyes looked over his shoulder, watching things play out. He was a little surprised when Sojiro began leaning back, into Tad's hands, but he quickly realized that Sojiro was dodging the punch. Regardless of the cause, Tad's hands could feel the muscular back even better than before.

    "Well that was just simply rude."

    "Agreed," Tad responded, keeping up the banter as Sojiro began to fight back. Their attacker went flying with just one magically enhanced punch from the four eyed mage and Tad was always a bit jealous seeing such a powerful blow, something he couldn't match directly. He'd long ago realized that power wasn't his forte and had accepted that fact, but sometimes, the little green monster inside him reared its head especially in moments like this.

    "Put these on, you're going to need them," Sojiro commanded, handing some magically summoned goggles over his shoulder without looking.

    Instinctively, Tad reached for them. As he grabbed them, he said "Doesn't really meet my aesthetic standards, but..." Tad's voice trailed off as he put the goggles on his head, over his eyes. He knew what was coming next, he'd seen Sojiro use this spell before though he'd never seen it from this vantage point.

    "Shamac!" And then the world was covered in smoke, but Tad's new eyepieces allowed him to see despite the smoke. It was a neat trick and almost felt like cheating, not that Tad really worried about cheating that much. Tad wasn't surprised when Sojiro's back took off to deal with their attackers. Tad was about to move out of the way of the incoming fireballs when Sojiro's shield formed in front of him.

    Aw, he really does care, Tad thought, fairly confident that Sojiro knew he could have avoided the attacks on his own if he'd wanted to. In a way, it made Tad feel special to know that his protector was looking out for him.

    "I'll leave the ones on the docks for you!" Sojiro called out, though Tad still wasn't too keen on getting involved physically. Despite that, he rushed forward with white lightning forming in both palms. Tad's motivation, whether he acknowledged it or not, was wanting to live up to Sojiro's expectations. The mages that Tad were targeting were swirling fire around them, attempting to lighten the areas around them. Tad didn't care, he moved just to the left of the first guy, lightly tapping him on the right shoulder.

    The lightning surged into the pirate, paralyzing him completely; his body stiffened and lost balance. It fell backwards, making a considerable thud as it landed on the wooden dock. It didn't matter to Tad though, he was already 10 feet away and sliding by the second pirate. He struck the man's right foot, sending enough white voltage through the pirate to paralyze him as well.

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    Post by Sojiro Sakura 21st September 2022, 6:59 pm

    Sojiro would have been impressed by how quickly Thaddeus had taken down the remaining men on the docks had he been able to pay attention to it, but right now there had been more pressing matters. After knocking out the second of the two men, Sojiro slid to a stop and got closer to the ground so that his right hand could press against it and help him change the angle of his momentum. This also helped him avoid one of the two fireballs that had been flung in his general direction, whizzing over him and colliding into the ground somewhere behind him. A soft noise left his lips as his tongue pressed against his teeth for a moment. The man waited in that stance until they began to charge up another spell to try and end his life again... And then he was on the move again!

    The blue-haired man let out a type of battle cry as he exploded out from the black smoke, tendrils of smoke having clung to his body and slowly retreating back into the black mass. The shout had been because someone, perhaps Taku-san, had told him that it was an old battle tactic to confuse the enemy. And Sojiro be damned, if it hadn't worked! As he came from the smoke, directly in between the two men, they hesitated and watched him move with large eyes. It was a swift gesture but as they finally attempted to swing their arms to try and blast Sojiro, his hands would have moved to grab their wrists and pull their arms close to his body. By the time they had started to release their spells, it was too late for them to realize that Sojiro had positioned them so they were getting ready to blast the other. There was an explosion of flames, followed by a plume of normal smoke that had been created. From the smoke, the two men would fall over unconscious and seriously wounded but Sojiro himself seemed completely fine.

    It was then that Sojiro would take a second to finally look around to take an assessment of what had happened, looking at the collapsed forms of seven people that had tried to tell them. The men on the docks didn't seem to have a single scratch on them, leave it to Thaddeus to take down the enemy in such an efficient manner. That had been when Sojiro had turned over his shoulder to look in the direction of Takumi, finally catching sight that he had seemed to get into some trouble himself. Sojiro could only give a small shake of his head while a small smile touched his lips, only Takumi could run into a group of men and take them on alone. And win, from what Sojiro could see from here. Then he finally turned his full attention back to Tad,
    "Thaddeus, can you ring Zincarla for me and tell her we ran into trouble? We're going to need some he-" But he was cut off by the sound of explosive noise.

    The building that poor Gnashes had been hiding behind would have exploded into shrapnel, causing wood to rain down on the area and large chunks to threaten to hit those around. That wasn't where the damage had stopped though, what had destroyed the house had seemed to be three cannonballs that had been shot at nearly the same time. Even through the smoke, one of the cannonballs would land in the front before Tad unless stopped, where it would tear apart the area it hit with ease and destroy the part of the dock that lead into the water. Another one of the balls would come to harmless collide into the sand past them and causing no extra damage. But the third one hit Sojiro squarely.

    The man's body was sent spinning through the air as the cannonball made contact with the right side of his body, ripping apart his ribs and the organs that were there. His right arm from the bicep down had been torn from his body and sent flying in the direction of Takumi. Sojiro Sakura flew through the air like a drunken bird before landing on the beach without making another noise. Crimson wasted no time starting to taint the area around where he landed, his goggles and glasses lost somewhere in all of the debris that had been created.


    "Cap'n, I got one of 'em!" A voice called from the clearing rubble and smoke of the building, revealing several figures that seemed to be standing there. The one that spoke seemed to be a short woman with an ugly face, riding on the back of what seemed to be a created golem with three cannons, one on each arm and the third on the chest. It was this creature that had dealt the blow to Sojiro. Two other people stood on either side of the golem, a pair of twins that both seemed to be male. The one on the right had an ugly scar on his face and seemed to have a hawk... No, an unreasonably large parrot resting on his shoulder. Scar let out a cackle, "Das whut we ghet for trustin' rookies to clear our escape." The twin on the other side, who wore an eyepatch would give a nod that showed he agreed, "Is more than a bit sad, innit?" Eyepatch would then move to snap his fingers and from next to him appeared a swirling pool of water that turned into a seemingly moving whirlpool with five tentacles seeming to come out of it.

    A voice would then speak with clear pronunciation,
    "If you fools don't stop messing around, I'll leave you all behind." From the rooftop of the building behind the three summoners would appear a man wearing a large hat and a billowing cloak. The man had a well-trimmed beard and stood over six feet tall, looking down over the "battlefield" and taking everything in. The large man would move to cross his arms over his chest and anyone that was paying close attention would be able to note that he only had four fingers on each of his hands. The Captain and his Lieutenants had arrived on the scene!

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    Back in the bar things had suddenly turned grim, people were now dead and things seemed to change. The three remaining pirates were not only stunned by Zincarla's act of violence but so were the people, silence filling the area. That was, until, one of the pirates suddenly turned and tried to run with his friends picking up on the hint and trying to do the same. Out of the three men that had tried to run away, only the first had actually managed to slip out of the bar and run down the street. The other two had been grabbed quickly by the crowds of people with shouts of how they wouldn't get away and they'd pay for their crimes.

    And so, as the first pirate's feet hit the ground outside, he wasted no time turning towards the shores and starting to run. He ran with everything that he could to try and find Gnasher at the docks, or even the Captain himself! That lady was absolutely terrifying and he wasn't about to end up as the other one had.

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