Post by x on Mar 15, 2005 21:54:51 GMT
Musashi said:Anyone in a unpopulated area will be subject to random attacks. Raising your power level to train, spar, fight, or travel (fast fly, teleportation) will increase the odds of one of these encounters. Being in a populated area (IE: a city or town) will subject you to more intense scrutiny as the invaders are weeding out powerful fighters for capture or death.
As X hesitantly sat in the back seat of the Juin truck he looked forward, past the seat in front of him that was seating a fighter that X cared nothing about. He looked through the clean, smooth windshield to see that they had stopped at some sort of beach or bay area.
X began to say something, to comment on the situation at hand. He had become rather antsy and really wanted to leave the truck. Now that he had the Juin armor than X believed he would be fine. He could blend in with the Juins. As his mouth opened and words began to form...something caught his eye...
He looked out over the water that was filled with ships of all different sorts...most of them loading some sort of cargo that would probably rebuild this continent...some of them looked equipped for battle...but above and beyond all of this X saw something red that seemed to be falling from the sky.
In the fraction of a second that followed one of the things that X noticed descending upon this continent slammed into one of the structures that the Juins had established for defense. Instinctively X teleported as far away as he could...he appeared a good distance away from the structure that had just been vaporized. He noticed that the Juins were now scattering every which way. It was obvious that this attack had come from something they had not in any way expected.
X watched as a few more blasts fired into the Juin encampment. What little defense they had had time to set up was utterly decimated. X could hear the shout to retreat being given...but what were they retreating from. As this thought passed through X's mind...something that seemed almost like a dart landed on the ground near the coast...about a hundred yards from where the truck X had been in was located.
Some sort of hull darted out of the ship that had just landed...it created a sort of ramp and just as quickly as the ship had landed, a force of warriors, about 30 darted out of the ship. The Juins attempted to resist as much as possible, but they could not stop the superior force. The surprise had totally caught the Juins off guard.
The warriors that exited the vessel from space were wearing blue body armor and had visors that were constantly changing colors. They were in perfect formation, even as they battled the Juins. Because the invading force had preceeded their attack by destroying the main defenses of the Juins it was almost as if the Juins were helpless to the onslaught. After about an hour of fighting there was a lull in the battle. This whole time X had remained fairly still, watching very closely. He noticed the battle was over...the alien invaders victorious.
And as the battle ended X heard a muffled voice begin to repeat the same monotonous command:
[glow=red,2,300]“Citizens of Eden, stand down. If you resist us you will be destroyed. None of you have the military might to withstand our armada, and if you resist we will level all of your cities with our orbital guns. The firepower you have witnessed today is only a fraction of what our fleet can do, if you resist us, we will turn your planet into slag!”[/glow]
The invaders had secured the beach. X didn't know what had happened to his companions. He did not notice whether they had left or not, but he assumed they had. X was curious as to the fighters that were near him...whether they were friend or foe...X teleported closer to the ranks of the invaders as they stood at attention.
Just as X appeared, he was behind cover--a destroyed Juin crane type of device....but just as he appeared X noticed that he had attracted the attention of the Invaders: apparently their technology of detecting was amazing. X had barely exerted any energy as he teleported, but they had instantly noticed he was there. Just then a detachment of fighters came towards X...he wondered what they would do as they approached...