So; the rewriting began :3 It's going to be much better... MUCH better at that. If you read it originally, there will be more arcs including:
- Shadow Empire becoming more formidable
- Keith's curse given focus
- Character development for Blue, Sylux, Euphoria, Bloom and Lyra (and others)
- Fixing terrible chapters like most of the first arc (2-7 specifically)
Luckily all I have to do is to press enter repeatedly while giving more descriptions... Chapter One done:
Chapter One: Discovery
In a battlefield, bombs and missiles ravage the land; the plateaus and mountains crumble, and an army of robots and soldiers push forward towards a large camp. Standing tall in the center of the camp was a man. His comrades sit below him and he turns around and gazes at the destruction of the ongoing war.
“Sentinel! What are the commands?” a soldier asked while his face changed into a worried look, face covered in dirt from war.
Sentinel, the leader, stands tall on his stack of sandbags,eyes fixed on the approaching army. Sweat flows down his tanned skin as his black eyes scanned the number. His grey, neck-length hair spikes backward, and his gray goatee sway with the wind. His blue armor and gauntlets are worn and his grey pants and black boots are torn. His entire appearance looked like a veteran soldier. He takes out an earpiece and turns it on.
“This war will continue. We will keep fighting until the end. Trivoid cannot continue their havoc,” he replied while he created a spectral knife from his gauntlet. He raised it up and the other members of the group do the same while they cheer “Hail Resistance”.
Sentinel walked over to a woman holding a child in her hands. The woman had long, brown hair and the child was wrapped in a blue blanket. Sentinel patted the boy’s head and smiled.
“You have to go now. It is too dangerous in this war,” Sentinel said as he holds her hand and hugged her and the child.
“We can’t leave you here; we’ll help you,” she replied as she tried to help, but she gets pulled back by Sentinel’s soldiers.
“Jade, this is for your own good.Saber and you need to be brought away immediately. It’s too dangerous,” Sentinel said as an evacuation pod opens.
“The pod is ready. Waiting for your commands, sir,” a soldier said as he typed in coordinates on a console.
“I love you,” Jade said as she walked backwards with Saber to the pod. Sentinel smiled and waved goodbye as the pod began to take off.
“Be careful...” Jade said as she looked down to the battlefield while her son is wrapped around her hands.
“Alright! This is Canria’s last stand It isn't over yet!” Sentinel shouted as he now created a machinegun from his gauntlet. The other soldiers prepared their guns and the battle began.
Seventeen years later...
"Saber!" a girl's voice shouts. Saber hits a metal frame with a hammer, clouding the call.
"Saber! Are you awake yet!?" the girl shouted again. This time he heard it and put down the hammer.
Saber peeked out the window and said, "Good morning, Blue!"Blue waved and climbed up the tree to get into Saber's room. She was wearing her same green clothes and her blue shorts. Her brown hair was tied into a ponytail and was swaying to the wind.
"What are you doing?" Blue asked. Saber sat back down and wiped his face with the sleeve of his grey t-shirt. He scratched his golden brown hair and smiled.
"It's... a mask. I never liked talking to random people... I never liked being social as well. So I made this. I want to keep my identity a bit low key. Besides, it looks cool!" Saber said. Blue laughed and watched Saber carve markings into the mask.
"Blue? Are you there?" Jade said.
"Yes, Mrs. Aces!" Blue replies. Blue runs downstairs to talk to Jade. She sees her, holding a book. Her bright yellow apron is covered in stains and her brown hair was let loose on her shoulders.
"Your mother told me to hand this over to you when you come by our house It's a medical book about herbs and medicines. Your mother knew how much you liked these things," Jade said as she handed it over.
"Thanks..." Blue said. A bell suddenly rang outside, startling Blue It was the school bell, calling Blue’s attention.
"I have to go now, bye guys!" Blue shouted as she ran outside.Saber looked out the window and saw Blue running down the beige path towards the school.
"Saber, I'm going outside for a while to get some groceries, are you coming?" Jade yells. Saber goes downstairs and nodded, agreeing to join. They walk outside the house and take a look at their old home. The round roof of the blue house was cracking, their large front door was losing its color, and the tree beside the house is starting to bear fruit.
“This just brings back beautiful memories,” Jade said Saber nodded and smiled. They then took off to the market, right by the seaside.
Jade chatted with some vendors and bought fresh fish and vegetables.Saber looked around and saw a small stall selling weaponry.
"A knife... This might be useful..." Saber mumbles. He asks for the price of the dagger and buys it for a few gold coins. He sheathes it and walks to other stands, looking for other objects.
"Target acquired. Preparing for assassination," a rogue man said from atop the bell tower. His dark red hood covered his face and he had a long dagger, sheathed by his pocket. The man grabbed onto a ledge and slid down the tower. He reached the ground and looked straight ahead. His focus was fixed on Jade and evil was all around his aura.
"Saber! Time to return to home!" Jade shouted. She walked with some groceries while Saber held the other items. Jade walked innocently when suddenly, the assassin dashed to her and swiftly punched her.
Panicking, Saber drops the items and rushes to help. The assassin kicked Saber away and he landed back first into the ground. The assassin stabbed Jade repeatedly and grinned as he lifted his hand one last time. Saber gets enraged and dashed to the assassin again. He got punched on the face and he got knocked down.
"I don't know why you can care about this woman so much, kid. Leave me alone and let me finish my job!" the man shouted. The people all around town tried to stop him.
Police arrived. They began to shoot him, but their regular guns were useless His aura was extremely intense that it deflected bullets.
More citizens tried to help but their attempts are all failures for their attacks missed. The man gets enraged and stabbed his knife on Jade one more time.
Jade reaches for Saber and said, "Son... Your father..." Jade fails to complete the sentence for she already died.
Saber roars loudly and throws his knife in a blinding speed. The knife wounds the man and his face bleeds. The man laughs and fights again, this time punching Saber on the stomach. Saber kneels down in pain and cringes, curling up in pain.
"Your father gave Trivoid a hard time with our plans," The assassin draws his blade and adds, "now his legacy will end!"
He stabs Saber on the back, placing Saber in intense pain. Saber growls in anger and a blazing red aura emerges all over him. His hair stands spikier and his posture changes into a much more beastly form. The wound vanishes without him noticing it and his eye changes color into red.
"What is this!? Sentinel's son... he never had a power this intense " the man shouted. Saber snarled and a long blade emerged from both of his hands. He dashed and impaled the man with the two blades. The assassin was shocked and the pain began to build up.
The assassin spat blood on Saber's face and said, "Trivoid will prevail .." the man bled out and fell on the ground as Saber's hand blades withdrew themselves.
Saber rushes to his mother and looks at her lifeless eyes. He kneels down in sorrow and lamented on her corpse.
“They will pay for what they've done!” Saber shouted, echoing across the seaside town. Flocks of birds flew out of the shore in shock of his voice. The aura vanished and the civilians came to comfort him.
Later that evening, he is left home alone; without his mother to cook for him. The body was brought to the morgue to be buried tomorrow. The groceries they bought were on the table, sitting uncooked. He remembered Jade and again wept softly. He went upstairs to his bedroom and closed the door.
He sits on his bed and tries to use his strange blade power once again.He fails and moans.
“What was that power?” he mumbled to himself as he grabbed the remote.
He turned on the TV and saw a commercial regarding a company. "Do you have a special skill that you don't know? Then come to DMOUR! We can help you with your skill, and maybe, you could put it into good use! We're at central Fallaway City, so go there!"
Saber switched it off and saw his reflection in the TV's screen. He noticed that his back doesn't even feel the pain from the wound anymore. He rushed to the mirror and was shocked when he saw that his wound healed completely.
“What is this!?” he groaned to himself as he stared at the mirror.Suddenly, Blue entered through the window again and saw him, shirtless by the mirror.
“Hey there...” Blue said as she looked worried. “Did I come at a bad time?”
“No... Not really,” Saber said as he took his shirt and wore it back on.He shook his head and breathed out.
“I’m sorry on the death of your mother, Saber. That attack was extremely sudden .. I just can’t imagine the pain you are going through. Both your parents are gone,” she said. Saber sat down on his bed again and sighed.
“It’s alright... I’ll find a way to see the cause behind her death... he mumbled the word Trivoid before he died... Do you have any idea?” Saber asked. Blue simply shook her head in reply.
“No, sorry,” she responded. Blue walked to the stairs and said, “Well...I gotta go now... see you tomorrow...” Saber lifts a hand and waved. Blue returned to her home and Saber was again left alone.
“Fallaway City... it’s not far from here,” he mumbles as he looks around He thinks for a while and stands up to turn off the lights and lock the windows and doors. He returns to his bed and lies down, heading to sleep.
The next morning, he woke up early and got to his desk. He took his mask and gathered food from the fridge. He found a picture of him and his mother and closed his eyes. He placed all items neatly in a backpack and wore the mask.
“Fallaway City...” he mumbled as he opened the door. He headed outside and sniffed the fresh seaside breeze. The seas were yet again calm and quiet while seagulls flocked over it. He looked to the door and locked it, with the keys held in his hand.
“I’ll be back,” he said as he walked away. He walked towards the city exit and saw Blue, who was headed to his house.
“Saber! Where are you going?” Blue asked. Saber waved goodbye as a response and left without a word. Blue looked at him, headed to the forest. She breathed in and scratched her hair as she said, “Be careful...”