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(ACE) The MARSH Team

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Re: (ACE) The MARSH Team

Post by Baloo on Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:19 am





Great Marsh|Afternoon (68)

Shenron raised his paw as Seek squeezed past him. "Wait, kit! Eleroo! Come back!" He stepped after him but immediately the rain sizzling on his hide made him step back. Shenron began pacing once more just out of the rains' reach. His eyes were fixed on the Floatzel never losing sight of him for a moment. Though his peripheral vision stayed on the kit ready to risk hide and claw to jump in should he be targeted. Though the Floatzel brought up a good point. Were there perhaps more of man hidden? Asura's human looked capable to be the last of them left alive for sure but humans had their inventions. The sticks that threw stones fast enough to pierce a hide. Their homes underground impervious to even an Electrode going off. There could be packs of them out there ready to come back for all they knew! Still a part of him worried they may have intruded on someone else's shelter... Someone with a lot of others.
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Re: (ACE) The MARSH Team

Post by ShadowCharizard on Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:35 pm

OoC)) Skipping for now, got finals to finish up so I'll get to this tomorrow after I'm done with my finals.
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Re: (ACE) The MARSH Team

Post by Uxie on Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:21 pm


❖ The Great Marsh + Terminal Building Floor 1 + Noon + 28 ❖


Uxie had hardly finished speaking before Eleroo dashed out into the driving storm. He followed along, drifting lazily over Shenron to station himself just outside the shelter of the building. The Floatzel was driven away but swiftly recovered itself, showing off with an incredible dashing speed. Swift Swim. The first hit had been situational; to catch it now would be a challenge. It continued to attack, though whether it was offensive or defensive, Uxie could not tell.

Even from his position the legend could see the team was split; half were reluctant to strike while the rest were fully prepared. Their reasonings were their own, along with their affairs, but such a rift in their tactics would only cause discourse. After witnessing Eleroo's drastic change from realization the psychic felt a responsibility to offer said knowledge freely. It would make no difference to him if it prevented the fighting or not but at least showing his cards could change the coming outcome of the differing ideals. Moving into the rainfall Uxie faced the Floztzel and spoke clearly.

"Let these ones pass," he started, hovering low to appear even less threatening than his facade displayed. "They know not what they've done." The Floatzel stared him down as though giving his words consideration. Further explanations were prepared once the creature seemed ready, but that moment never came. The Floatzel's gums pulled back and its face filled with anger. "You think ignorance is an excuse?!" It sprinted forward with boiling water pulsing from its maw. Banking to the side the legend dodged the stream with ease, but he hadn't predicted its follow-up attack.

Leaping, the Floatzel twisted around to hit him back toward the earth with its tails. Instantaneously, Uxie blinked, teleporting just a few metered away to avoid the strike, but it was too late. In that split second his tails made contact with the opposing Pokemon's, and when his form reappeared his guise had fallen. The Floatzel turned with its claws and fangs bared, but the moment it spotted him it's visage changed to that of horror. "You're.. you're..!" It took a step back, recalculated its position, and sprinted away into the heart of the city.


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Post by Dandelion on Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:11 pm


The Great Marsh [Terminal] || Noon [Storming]
Eleroo 101 || Seek 92


Seek stood as firmly as possible and her thin chest could be seen heaving with each breath. Eleroo thought she started this? It was the Floatzel that attacked them. That made it his fault! Though cold, the relatively warmer rain was starting to melt the ice that dappled her pelt and the Aiveon was recovering from the initial shock. The Floatzel bounced around, ready to keep rattling the team as he spouted, "You all have no place here. Leave!" Giving her wings a hard thrust the Aiveon hissed when she realized they were too weighted-down to lift her. Resigning to her stationary position she could only give the water type a sinister glare as she roared, "Who are you to decide that?!"

It looked at her, perhaps considering a reply or another attack to go her way, but another Pokemon interrupted her rant. "Let these ones pass," Abra said as it moved to a concerningly vulnerable position. "They know not what they've done." Any hairs in her pelt that weren't plastered down by rain or mud stood as tall as possible. What. It was supposed to be on their side and it called them fools??
Eleroo bound across the way to hunch by R'hia and Seek, worry edging every aspect of him. Please.. please don't make it worse. The psychic knew what he was talking about, right? So why did he have to sound so dickish about it? the Floatzel must of felt the same way, as it tried to attack him after an outburst. Luckily, Abra's signature teleporting let him port to safety, but when Eleroo turned his head it was not the familiar Pokemon he saw.  

The Floatzel stopped dead, suddenly horror stricken. "You're.. you're..!" It barely managed to choke out before hightailing it from whence it came. "Yeah, you better run." Seek boasted, but Eleroo could not share in her excitement. Even as the thing ran away he could feel nothing but dread. There was no satisfaction in its departure, nor did it seem sufficed with the short battle. It was scared.. That was worse than angering it, worse than wounding it. To be feared, they were now a real threat, a real danger that had to be dealt with. Yet his eyes were still locked on the strange, unfamiliar Pokemon that hovered by them. "Who.. what?" He questioned just above a whisper, and subtle words were enough to cut into Seek's victory chant.

She turned her head slowly while her eyes watched the swiftly vanishing shape of the Floatzel, and muttered, "Eleroo what are you-" She stopped herself short as she spotted the unknown Pokemon. It, well, what the heck was it? "The heck," she huffed, not impressed or fearful until Eleroo tentatively asked, "Abra?" "Abra?" She echoed, not really understanding. Had it done something to the psychic? No, Eleroo wasn't acting right for that. Was it Abra? "What the heck are you?" She demanded, rounding her question to get some kind of answer.
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Re: (ACE) The MARSH Team

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Great Marsh|Afternoon (69)

Shenron watched the event unfold before him. It seemed like an eternity almost. Then after a particularly long blink, Shenron found himself staring at a Pokemon legend's told him was nothing more then a mirage. Not many had seen the Pokemon was all. His mouth suddenly felt dry and he couldn't form words. This was a Legendary! The Being of Knowledge itself! Shenron could not offer more then a curt nod of respect before watching the Floatzel take off. That was odd. No. That was bad! If there were others in the city it was working with... The Floatzel could rally them against all of them! Shenron gritted his teeth hoping that was not the case but he was terrified for once in his life to be correct about something. Floatzels could congregate in a romp of their kin in very large numbers. If there were that many then there wasn't a Psychi's chance in Giratina's realm they'd survive.
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Re: (ACE) The MARSH Team

Post by R'hia Kyrie on Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:33 pm


The Great Marsh – Terminal || Afternoon
Asura 34 || R'hia 10

Tending to Seek (rather, keeping an eye on her), she couldn’t help but notice that- while she was a trooper, the Eeveelution had a level of bravado to her that borderlined on foolishness. But perhaps it could lead to plenty of bravery at least, if she grows to be aware of the situations that call for it. Asura and the Floatzel trade blows, and there was a clear edge shown to be on Asura’s side. The water type seemed to weather the blow well enough, though… "You all have no place here. Leave!"

No place? It isn’t wrong about that, but… The human stands tall. Throwing her voice over the rain as best as she can. Her words carry frustration, and a desolate truth. ”Then tell me, where do ANY of us have a place in this world anymore?! There were no such places that ‘belonged’ to others. In all her time, she’d seen what happens when someone- man or Pokemon, tries to claim land once again. Sooner or later, someone or something goes awry, and… There simply isn’t anyone that can so easily stake claims and just… leave harm to fall upon others.

Asura could understand such sentiments as well, having fought against many who had staked a land as their own. He keeps eyes on the Floatzel, who barrels forward with no clear target at first. His body sluggish after such a full-bodied effort, all he can do for the time being is ensure an avoidance of the strike- though a target is swiftly chosen, and it is not he. The Abra seems to have no trouble just blinking away- speaking of blinking… Asura first thinks his eyes have fooled him, but it does indeed appear that after the attempted strike, the ‘Abra’ had shifted, and not into some sort of evolution. Seek and Eleroo seemed occupied for bug a few more moments, the Floatzel fleeing at the newly formed sight of the changed… being. Even Asura showed some hesitation- not sure why, but he knew the one before him was the only one to exist, and was able to be mightier than any there in all likelihood. As if it were instinct.

"What the heck are you?" Seek echoed out loud the thoughts of many there already, while R’hia only stood there. She was somewhat awestruck- how many humans had witnessed one of these, and at this point, in this world, how many of those few even remained? She had heard of the trio, the incident with Team Galactic. Their names were spoken of when she was in school still- even if she couldn’t believe it then, here the being is, now.

”Uxie?”

((OOC: I wasn’t quite sure how to handle this- the legend, that is. Abilities of memory eradication, but I didn’t see on the profile anywhere that humans were or were not aware of their existence, so I went ahead and made an assumption that they are indeed aware after the Galactic events. If Uxie should not be a known name, please let me know and I can adjust accordingly!))
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Re: (ACE) The MARSH Team

Post by ShadowCharizard on Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:24 am

The Great Masrh|Afternoon
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The Floatzel wasn't having any of it. It was as if he was passing judgment on them without considering the lives of a ragtag bunch of pokemon ."You all have no place here. Leave!" The hell is he going to leave. True the city would be more dangerous, but so was being in the middle of nowhere with no food or water. Considering that the Floatzel was extremely territorial, it wouldn't go down without a fight. Seek had responded with a comment of her own. "Who are you to decide that?!" Was she trying to make it worse? Felix wasn't going to back down though. There was a time he wanted to leave, but there was a reason why he's there. Its movement though was extremely hard to follow as its ability made it move with ease in this weather. The rain soaked ground just made it hard for them to keep up all except the abra. "Let these ones pass," What was next said may have been a bit over exaggerated. "They know not what they've done." Felix had bet Seek would react to that.

For a moment there looked like there was some consideration, but instead it pissed off the Floatzel even more. "You think ignorance is an excuse?!" Seemingly the abra had to deploy some evasion. Felix couldn't believe what he seen. No way a low level pokemon could evade an attack like that. Something was indeed unusual about the abra. Soon the answer would reveal itself. The Floatzel attempted to knock the abra back down to the ground. For a split second, it looked like it missed and what reappeared was not an abra, but a legendary. Could it be one of the legendaries fabled in the many stories that he was told a long time ago? The fight ended in a more unexpected way that the floatzel had fear written on its face. "You're.. you're..!" After that, it fled toward the city's center. There must been a reason why it was trying to keep them out. Felix's only guess was it was the undead have control over it and the floatzel was trying to stop them from entering. "Yeah, you better run." Seek barked out.

However, Eleroo was showing confusion trying to figure out who or what they was seeing. "Who.. what?" Answers was likely needed to explain this occurrence. "Eleroo what are you-" Seek then tried to ask Eleroo something until she looked at the exact pokemon that Eleroo was. "What the heck are you?" Felix couldn't answer them directly with the type of pokemon that was in their presence. How to explain it though was only by a simple put being of knowledge. R'hia however knew the name exactly off the bat. ”Uxie?” So that's the being the knowledge. The Sylveon finally got to meet a legendary, but in the oddest of moments. Right now though, they need to get out of the rain. The longer they stay out in it, the colder it felt.

Felix started to cough a bit from his illness that was developing further. "I hate to interupt, but we should probably head back inside to dry out before we start getting to cold from being soaked." Answers would have to wait until then, but for now, it would be time to dry out. Maybe they could get some intel on the city and where to stay away from. The Fairy type's experience told him that buildings with holes and broken windows was likely a place for undead to reside. However it was up to the psychic type to share some with them or not. "I never thought I'd meet a legendary out here of all places. Likely you must be trying to find out what you can from what's going on." Felix said to Uxie. In this day and age, they've all been fighting for their lives and surely the legendaries have been too. For what its worth though they've been graced by Uxie. Now that he said it, maybe he'll ask Uxie something later on after getting dried off.
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Post by Uxie on Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:21 pm


❖ Pastoria City + Terminal Building Floor 1 + Noon + 29 ❖


Uxie blinked his eyes, though the action was not discernible to others as they were already closed to the waking world. The Floatzel had gone, its reaction intimately fearful as it retreated, and while the remaining Pokemon gave equal responses they were not of the same stance. The eeveelutions bantered with confusion, their exposure to the use of a guise presumably lacking, while the rest stared on in silence. The quieter of the two sought answers hesitantly, but it was the audacious one that was candid with her demand. "What the heck are you?"

In most situations the legend was, simply put, unaffected by near all stimuli, regardless if it was an epidemic, an intruder to his home, or an ignorant, rude child. To respond to such an insolent request was beneath him, and an explanation of sorts would come on his own terms. The human member of the ragtag band was the only other to speak up, and her question came much more tentatively. ”Uxie?”

Lingering on where the Floatzel had been just a moment longer Uxie was certain it had made its exit, and turned with a slow nod to the human. "That is I," he said plainly, the choice to answer being his own. "Being of Knowledge, protector of Lake Acuity." The embellishment of his legendary status was not said but implied, and the faces of those who knew spoke what was not.

Though such a revelation would be a clear shock to the mortals it was not the question of his endeavors or appearance in this arbitrary town that should be their first priority. The culprit who had brought them all out into the storm had disappeared and spoke of ill tidings for the very near future. "However, such trivial matters should not be your concerns, as that resident has likely gone to inform its associates."

The roaring boom of thunder called out in the heavens for the first time in recent events. It was louder than before, as though a new storm cloud had been born closer than those prior. The season has only just begun. There was no doubt in the legends mind that the Floatzel would return with reinforcements. Felix entreated them to return indoors, his growing aversion for the rain becoming ever more apparent, and the legend made the logical movement without need for any further consideration.

The drafty shelter did little for the chill in the air, but depending on the spot one was staying it would suffice for a short stay. It would no doubt be better than having water beat down upon them, but how it would withstand an invasion was another matter entirely. Having removed himself from the rain Felix immediately changed tactics and voiced his intrigue. He did not turn when he answered, as the question held little interest. "The pursuit of knowledge knows no bounds and should not be limited to one dimension."

(Your post is fine, R'hia. I would assume knowledge of legends/their appearance is unique to each individual for whether they know or not. As for the Galatic event, I would assume the same principle; if they had heard about it or not [with exact details being lost over time] being unique to any one person.)


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Re: (ACE) The MARSH Team

Post by Dandelion on Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:52 pm


The Great Marsh [Terminal] || Afternoon [Storming]
Eleroo 102 || Seek 93


Seek stared at the weird Pokemon, blue eyes blazing, and found her hackles rising as it did not respond to her. Seriously? It was surrounded and wouldn't even speak up? R'hia said something, a name maybe, and while there was still a delay the thing finally responded. "That is I," it said, seeming so self-righteous the Aiveon thought she would puke. "Being of Knowledge, protector of Lake Acuity." It took several more moments before she could connect that yes, this thing was Abra like Eleroo mumbled, and that it was talking the same weird way. Somehow, it was the same Pokemon.

The Floatzel had all but left her mind as a sudden fury clouded all thoughts and Seek released a flurry of questions. "What's going on? How were you an Abra? Why do you look so weird now??" They were fast and intense, but this 'Uxie' didn't even look at her when it spoke again. "However, such trivial matters should not be your concerns, as that resident has likely gone to inform its associates." Trivial? "Trivial?!" She gasped, offended that not only did it ignore her, but it was also calling her questions nugatory while making itself more important. "No, no, no. You listen here and tell what in the heck just happened!"

Eleroo shrunk away, long since conditioned by Seek's anger. "Seek.." he started meekly, believing that while her questions were valid, they were, well, poorly timed. She was practically if not screaming, which was a horrible idea right after a sneak attack. To make matters worse Felix took matters into his own paws with a beneficial suggestion. "I hate to interrupt, but we should probably head back inside to dry out before we start getting too cold from being soaked." Afraid of any further escalation the Radeon bolted for the door and squirmed past Shenron just as the flying type yowled, "We already are." With hard, dramatic steps she too stomped her way inside.

Veering along the wall a few feet before suddenly stopping to shake out his fur Eleroo hoped the spray wouldn't hit any of his friends. His droopy ears flopped even more than his old ones did, and a shower of water flew from his pelt with more strength than he could ever remember. Such revelation would of been wonderful to revel in, but times would not allow it. Seek was pissed, again, and the Floatzel's retreat was more worrisome than revealing.
Padding his way back to his food, though he didn't have much of an appetite anymore, the Radeon had to dodge Seek's shake off as she parked herself in the middle of the room. "Okay," she restarted, her voice strained like thin ice. Crouching low to the floor the male hoped she wouldn't overdo it. The last thing they needed was her to overdo it.. "What are you, and why did you wear a disguise thing?"

Alright, that wasn't so bad, though Eleroo could tell the female was teetering on the edge of another rampage. Sure, the psychic had deceived them a little, but did it matter? Uxie hadn't done anything but help them, and the way he looked really didn't make a difference in that. With a deep breath in Eleroo steadied himself, and dared to speak up over Seek's coming temper. "What do we do now.. with the Floatzel... and its friends?" His big red eyes lingered toward the doorway, and another boom of thunder could be heard outside. "It'll be back. Wont it..?"
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Great Marsh|Afternoon (70)

Shenron didn't know why but the confirmation made him pause. He had a feeling it was true but didn't want to think about it. If Legends roamed still, what were they doing? Were they attempting to right this wrong? To smite whatever entity caused it? Shenron paced inside after everyone else immediately lending his warmth to the room. He found his stash of sugary goods easily replenishing and fueling his fire. It had been cold and wet out so the heat he was appreciative of. That and he assumed others may be cold as well. After that Shenron sat nearby to listen in on the passing conversation. He did not offer or contribute knowing full well what he may want to know would possibly be asked and it seemed unnecessary and disrespectful to batter the legendary with the same question.
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Post by R'hia Kyrie on Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:16 pm


The Great Marsh – Terminal || Afternoon
Asura 35 || R'hia 11

R'hia had a multitude of mixed feelings as Uxie took its time to confirm the identity. "That is I," It was one part kid meeting an idol, one part concern and confusion, and another part was just a silent happiness. Legends were still here. If nothing else, the legends were alive. If Uxie is alive, there have to be others. "However, such trivial matters should not be your concerns, as that resident has likely gone to inform its associates." Well, the rain was already here, may as well throw it on the parade. R'hia knew that Uxie was right- I mean, aside from the obvious reasons, doubting the being of knowledge would be a bit foolish- as surely there's plenty of wisdom to back it up.

Felix asked the one question that R'hia realized probably SHOULDN'T be asked at this particular moment. Or perhaps, he alluded to it. She quickly worried that Seek would start interrogating what could be a small saving grace on the group. But she knows that it's a question that's crossed the path of most all those still alive- what are the Legends doing about the epidemic? Word along the rumor mill over the years is that the Legends could only do so much, that even they weren't yet able to simply clear the slate. At least, that's the assumption... if they could help, they would have by now...?

Much to her surprise, though, Seek seemed to collect herself- asking a somewhat relevant question. R'hia could already see points to be made both for and against the need of the disguise, but at this point, is it not moot? She looked back as she got a little farther into the building, watching the rest come in, with the four armed fighter towing the rear it seems. He seemed none too thrilled about the turn of events, but he wasn't fuming either.

He was less concerned about the legend's motives, and more concerned about the implications that his presence had. Moreover, they had gone from one hellish, wet landscape to another, but the danger was sentient this time. Arguably more dangerous than any infected is a band of the territorial living, with who knows how many more to come. "It'll be back. Wont it..?"

Asura would consider this an easy question in most cases, but there was quite the wild card thrown into the mix. As he approached the group again, groaning from the damage he had pushed through outside, he let out a gruff sigh. "It is likely that they will. But," he looked towards Uxie, speaking of the legend, and to it. "If we are not the only ones taken by surprise by a Legend being here, they are likely to delay." He approaches Uxie directly now, speaking casually still- he'd never thought to see the Legends as something so deserving of blind praise, but even he knew that respect was something Uxie had earned. "You owe us nothing. But to hear any answers you have would be..." Asura struggled to find the word he sought, and in the end let out a huff and a nod. The "Being of Knowledge" could likely understand how much of a double edged sword any answer may be. He returned to R'hia, putting a hand on her shoulder, almost a pat as he stood by her. she'd gone out with the others, and tried to assist- he already liked her, but he respected her willingness to stay the course when she was only human.

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