Suburban Senshi Chat #1908 - “Budokai 2k12: Quarterfinal 3 - Doctor Xadium vs. Arx Sylvanran”
#1908 “Budokai 2k12: Quarterfinal 3 - Doctor Xadium vs. Arx Sylvanran”
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[11:21] <[gTV]Sailor Lead Crow> ♦ And the 39th Budokai continues on with a grudge match! I don't pretend to understand the full history of it, but it's Dr. Xadium vs. Arx Sylvanran!
[11:21] <[gTV]Sailor Lead Crow> ♦ This is being billed as an "I quit!" match! The loser will leave Ten'Aino house forever!
[11:22] <[gTV]Sailor Lead Crow> ♦ the Irony is, Xadium's opponent was trained by his wife!
[11:22] <Arx Sylvanran> Current wife.
[11:22] *** Arx Sylvanran [firstname.lastname@example.org] has joined #budokai
[11:22] <[gTV]Sailor Lead Crow> ♦ Well it's no secret Xadium's had a rather useless love life, having been divorced twice!
[11:23] *** @Doctor Xadium [email@example.com] has joined #budokai
[11:23] *** spiritflame sets mode +o @Doctor Xadium
[11:23] <+Luna-P> y0 @Doctor Xadium
[11:23] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Can we just not... talk about this :P
[11:24] <[gTV]Sailor Lead Crow> ♦ Hey, one of your Ex's, our Boss, Aino Minako, has a more miserable romantic streak than you, so it's fair game!
[11:24] * C'est_la_V breaks in to thr boradcast to note she's doing JUST FINE. This week she's engaged to Trunks Briefs of the Capsule corporation!
[11:25] <[gTV]Sailor Lead Crow> ♦ Yeah that's going to end well.
[11:25] <Arx Sylvanran> Oh, but it's all about this... father.
[11:25] * Arx Sylvanran is now known as Noriko Xadium
[11:26] <Noriko Xadium> This... my other face... finally... I can face you eye-to-eye.
[11:27] * Noriko Xadium still looks like Arx, but her whole demeanor has changed.
[11:27] <Noriko Xadium> I died because of you. My BROTHER died because of you.
[11:28] <Noriko Xadium> Only the blade gifted to me by rei.bot allowed my spirit to survive, to crawl out of hell and find purchase in the mortally wounded body of She who would become Arx Sylvanran.
[11:29] * Noriko Xadium withdraws Invictus from its sheath... "and now, its twin, Invictus, will finally set everything right."
[11:29] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Noriko. Why do you blame ME for what happened.
[11:29] <Noriko Xadium> ...
[11:30] <Noriko Xadium> For one thing, no one will tell me what happened! All I know is that one moment I found my whole timeline being eaten out from under me, my whole life being unwritten!
[11:30] <Noriko Xadium> My brother and I... were being erased! Only he did not have the benefit of rei.bot of the future's blessing to save him.
[11:31] <Noriko Xadium> I was abandoned. Thrown away. Left for dead. Ignored. Forgotten. Everything-- everyone is gone. I can get no answers-- not from you, not from her, not from anyone who knows anything about that sad debacle. My brother is dead. My past is a shattered ruin that never was, yet which forever will be my own personal hell. Trapped as I am by my will to live despite it all and my morals, and my ethics, I can get no recompense, no justice, no vengeance, no satisfaction of any kind. All I am left with is a hollow, aching pain in my hearts that never, ever goes away. All I have left is this unanswerable pain-- and this one, sad, final battle that will either end my suffering... or end you.
[11:32] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> I was just as much a victim as you.
[11:32] <Noriko Xadium> LIAR.
[11:32] <Noriko Xadium> you could have fought, done something!
[11:33] * Noriko Xadium is trembling now.
[11:33] <Noriko Xadium> you could have SAID NO.
[11:33] <Noriko Xadium> DENIED IT.
[11:33] <Noriko Xadium> FOUGHT for what was IMPORTANT.
[11:33] * Noriko Xadium draws Invictus back, rage getting the better of her.
[11:33] ☼ Scouter indicates Noriko Xadium has HP and MP levels of 250 / 1001!!
[11:34] * @Doctor Xadium refuses to draw his blade
[11:34] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Noriko... there are some battles you can't win.
[11:34] <Noriko Xadium> I don't believe that! I don't believe you tried at all!
[11:35] <Noriko Xadium> You just rolled over, let us die, and moved on to your Hick Redneck Redhead!
[11:35] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> She was your TEACHER!
[11:35] <Noriko Xadium> Not mine! Arx's!
[11:35] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Tch.
[11:35] ☼ Scouter indicates Doctor Xadium has HP and MP levels of 250 / 1001!!
[11:36] <Noriko Xadium> Oh... you'll fight for her.
[11:36] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Noriko, you don't know what happened. Stop this.
[11:36] <Noriko Xadium> No. This is the Budokai. The Crucible. The stage upon which the drama of the future is set.
[11:37] <spiritflame> Noriko Xadium rolls 1d20 [ 19 ]
[11:37] <Noriko Xadium> I will finally get some measure of retribution for my HELL.
[11:39] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Don't you think *I* went through hell as well?!
[11:39] <spiritflame> @Doctor Xadium rolls 1d20 [ 19 ]
[11:39] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> DEADLOCK.
[11:39] <Noriko Xadium> ........................
[11:39] <Noriko Xadium> DENIED.
[11:39] <spiritflame> Noriko Xadium rolls 1d20 [ 17 ]
[11:39] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> I was hurt too! you think you were the only one thrown away!?
[11:39] <spiritflame> @Doctor Xadium rolls 1d20 [ 15 ]
[11:39] <Noriko Xadium> Heh.
[11:40] <Noriko Xadium> It would seem fate has thrown you away.
[11:40] [250 HP / 977 MP] Noriko Xadium CHARGES father, blade pointed forward, with a last minute swing to gouge into his side (-24 MP)
[11:40] [202 HP / 1033 MP] Doctor Xadium has taken a CRITICAL HIT!! (48 damage)
[11:41] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> GRAH!
[11:41] * @Doctor Xadium 's side explodes into a bloody geyser, and he staggers sideways
[11:42] [202 HP / 1032 MP] Doctor Xadium spins around and attempts to catch Invictus between his palms, twisting and wrenching it from her grasp (-1 MP)
[11:42] [229 HP / 1035 MP] Noriko Xadium has taken a CRITICAL HIT!! (21 damage)
[11:42] * Noriko Xadium gasps in pain as the blade is violently wrenched from her grip and tossed aside
[11:43] * Noriko Xadium rubs her hands
[11:45] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Gemini taught you that that blade was for bringing happiness and joy to people! How does THIS HELP!?
[11:46] <Noriko Xadium> Rectitude, Courage , Benevolence, Respect, Honesty, Honor, and Loyalty. the code of Bushido.
[11:47] <Noriko Xadium> You threw Loyalty away. Loyalty to your FAMILY.
[11:47] [229 HP / 1014 MP] Noriko Xadium CHARGES her father again, claws out, swiping at his face (-21 MP)
[11:47] [181 HP / 1034 MP] Doctor Xadium has been STUNNED and LOST A TURN! (opponent go TWICE) (21 damage)
[11:48] * @Doctor Xadium drops to his knees, hand over his bloodied right eye, three long bloody scratches down his face
[11:49] [229 HP / 1007 MP] Noriko Xadium CLAWS again, this time at his chest doing diagonally left to right (-7 MP)
[11:49] [181 HP / 1044 MP] Doctor Xadium has PARRIED the attack! (opponent please SELL) (0 damage)
[11:49] * @Doctor Xadium GRABS her hand and Bends it back towards her face
[11:49] [206 HP / 1074 MP] Noriko Xadium has taken a CRITICAL HIT!! (23 damage)
[11:50] * Noriko Xadium CRIES Out, taking a single long slash to her face
[11:50] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Nori, we have to stop this!
[11:50] <Noriko Xadium> DOn'T CALL ME THAT!
[11:50] [206 HP / 1053 MP] Noriko Xadium uses her claws to gouge out a large "X" across X's chest (-21 MP)
[11:50] [162 HP / 1061 MP] Doctor Xadium has been HIT!! (19 damage)
[11:51] * @Doctor Xadium rells back, shirt and tie in tatters, bleeding from his chest
[11:51] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Noriko... it takes two to make a timeline.
[11:51] * @Doctor Xadium gasps, spitting up a little blood.
[11:51] <Noriko Xadium> Meaning what.
[11:52] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> I wasn't given a choice.
[11:53] [162 HP / 1049 MP] Doctor Xadium TACKLES Noriko, hitting the pressure points on her palms HARD to make her claws retract "I was ABANDONED!" (-12 MP)
[11:53] [165 HP / 1062 MP] Noriko Xadium has been HIT!! (41 damage)
[11:54] * Noriko Xadium 's claws pull in reflexively, and feel like pins and needles ><
[11:54] [165 HP / 1056 MP] Noriko Xadium angrily kicks him off "Why did you just TAKE IT?!" (-6 MP)
[11:55] [118 HP / 1055 MP] Doctor Xadium has been HIT!! (44 damage)
[11:55] * @Doctor Xadium flies backwards, feeling a rib crack
[11:55] * @Doctor Xadium tumbles in the air and GRABS at the arena ring, fingers etchign gulleys in the tiles as he tries to avoid a ring out
[11:56] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> What the hell was I supposed to do?! I was told in no uncertain terms it was DONE. All that history, destroyed.
[11:57] [118 HP / 1016 MP] Doctor Xadium ANGRILY blasts forward, a ki ball forming in his hand, which he explodes on her chest "YOU'RE NOT THE ONLY ONE WHO LOST THAT DAY!" (-39 MP)
[11:57] [150 HP / 1057 MP] Noriko Xadium has been HIT!! (15 damage)
[11:58] * Noriko Xadium grunts as the blast goes off, sending her tumbling backwards into the retaining wall
[12:00] [150 HP / 1021 MP] Noriko Xadium ROARS and EXPLODES forward, propelled by her ki "You were TOLD?! Since when have you ever f[BLEEP]king done as you were TOLD?!" (-36 MP)
[12:01] [118 HP / 1017 MP] Doctor Xadium has DODGED the attack! (0 damage)
[12:01] * @Doctor Xadium Sidesteps, sadly that attack was far too easy to read.
[12:01] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Nori...
[12:01] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Let the anger go.
[12:02] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> I know the pain. Believe me I know it.
[12:02] * Noriko Xadium tumbles onto the ground but uses her cat-like balance to end up on her feet.
[12:04] [118 HP / 1000 MP] Doctor Xadium hugs her. "Sometimes... people do things we can't understand. Things that wound us terribly, and cast a dark cloud that stretches across our lives for years afterward. But it's up to us if we want to live under that cloud, or move forward to the sunrise." (-17 MP)
[12:04] [146 HP / 1026 MP] Noriko Xadium has BLOCKED the attack! (4 damage)
[12:05] * Noriko Xadium SHOVES Father away brusquely. "Spare me the sanctimony. You lost a CHILD. Were we nothing to you!?"
[12:06] [146 HP / 991 MP] Noriko Xadium just jabs her arm STRAIGHT through his chest "WHAT OF LUCIEN!?" (-35 MP)
[12:06] [76 HP / 1005 MP] Doctor Xadium has been HIT!! (42 damage)
[12:06] * @Doctor Xadium just drops weakly to his knees, his hearts are luckily not in the middle of his chest...
[12:07] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Noriko... this anger...will be your undoing...
[12:07] * Noriko Xadium pulls her bloodied arm out of his chest and looks at it, holding her head in obvious pain
[12:07] <Noriko Xadium> I DON'T HAVE ANYTHING LEFT!!
[12:07] <Noriko Xadium> NO ONE!
[12:08] <Noriko Xadium> EVERYONE ELSE RAN OFF TO HAPPINESS AND JUST DISCARDED ME!
[12:08] <Noriko Xadium> I did my best to be a loving, loyal child ><
[12:08] * Noriko Xadium drops to her knees herself
[12:09] <Noriko Xadium> I did.. everything I could to be caring and kind...
[12:09] <Noriko Xadium> I would have DIED for you and mother!
[12:09] <Noriko Xadium> And... and...
[12:10] <Noriko Xadium> none of it mattered. it was so easy... so easy for the two of you to just... let me and Lucien die.
[12:10] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> It wasn't easy! I didn't have a choice!
[12:10] <Noriko Xadium> it meant nothing... none of it meant anything...
[12:10] * Noriko Xadium starts charging up ki...
[12:11] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> noriko what are you doing...
[12:11] <Noriko Xadium> it was all a lie... a farse... a deception...
[12:11] * Noriko Xadium is buildingup more and more ki, more than her body can reliably handle...
[12:11] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Noriko! Stop it!
[12:12] <Noriko Xadium> I put up with it... I tried to smile...pretend it was all right... that I could get better with time... that I could forget...
[12:12] * Noriko Xadium looks at her father and smiles
[12:13] <Noriko Xadium> But I can't forget :D don't you see? :D With all my intelligence, and my knowledge... my hearts... they stay broken... I can't heal them...
[12:13] * Noriko Xadium charges up MORE KI
[12:13] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Dammit ><
[12:13] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> forgive me Nori ><
[12:13] [76 HP / 505 MP] SPECIAL ATK: Doctor Xadium Grabs Invictus and SLAMS noriko in her left heart to stop her suicide (-500 MP)
[12:14] [-437 HP/ 1030 MP] Noriko Xadium has been STUNNED by a special attack and LOST A TURN! (opponent go TWICE) (583 damage)
[12:14] Noriko Xadium has BEEN DEFEATED!!!
[12:14] * Noriko Xadium lies on the ground in a growing pool of blood, knocked out, body starting to glow with the fires of Regeneration...
[12:15] * @Doctor Xadium covers her in a blanket as her body EXPLODES in a blast of firey light, cells renewing and reforming, but the final product hidden from view
[12:15] * @Doctor Xadium hugs the body-in a blanket
[12:16] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> I'm sorry, my child who never was, yet still is.
[12:16] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> You're not the only one who carries the pain.
[12:16] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> This match was "I quit".
[12:16] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> Please, daughter. Quit. Quit the pain.
[12:17] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> And when you have, come back. Gemini and I will be waiting.
[12:17] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> As Noriko, or as Arx, don't be afraid to live.
[12:18] <@Dоcтоʀ Xᴧᴅוυᴍ> wear your name proudly. And your history. Your brother lives on in your memories.
[12:19] *** @Doctor Xadium [firstname.lastname@example.org] has left #budokai (We can't go back, Nori. We can only go forward. So hold your head up high, and damn the vagaries of fate. Walk with pride into a new future.)
[12:19] *** Noriko Xadium has left #budokai (...)
[12:19] <[gTV]Sailor Lead Crow> ♦ ...Damn.
[12:20] <[gTV]Sailor Lead Crow> ♦ with that, Xadium makes it to the semifinals!
[12:20] <[gTV]Sailor Lead Crow> ♦ Annd it's time for my match against Meioh Setsuna now.
[12:21] <[gTV]Sailor Lead Crow> ♦ I can hardly wait to go up against "Sailor Rabies".
[12:21] * [gTV]Sailor Lead Crow leaves the broadcast booth
[07:13] <Thundr_Dragon> I decided to check up on my email now that I'm back in the past
[07:15] <flame_SNIPER> And? Did you get a letter from your sempai?
[07:15] <flame_SNIPER> Or some kind of braggarty from Haruka-san? I know I got several messages from her saying how easily we'd all "go down"
[07:16] <Mizunomics01> I had assumed those were some kind of social invitation to mating.