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Post by Cadomedd » Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:48 pm

Cadomedd listened to Rik's story intently. He was surprised to hear that they shared a similar past, one of heartbreak and broken homes. He gripped onto every word that Rik spoke. It had been a long time since he had asked someone for their story. Cadomedd was grateful that someone was willing to share. Most of his experiences with people dealt with sudden departures. But, currently Rik had engrossed Cadomedd and there appeared to be no one darting for a spaceship.


As Rik finished his tale, Cadomedd began to pick up both trays, cleaning up from a feast fit for a king. After all, a good deed is a pretty good payment for a good story. Cadomedd let Rik's last few words go out of focus as he continued to tidy up. Cadomedd didn't know what Rik was talking about when he talked about a nexus. He felt for Rik's lost but Cadomedd didn't know how he could really help. That's when Rik said one name. Valor. Cadomedd turned back on his heels.

"Wait, who did you say you was getting back to you?"
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Re: New Adervez, Capital City of Nelvaan

Post by Rik Idanian » Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:48 pm

A Jedi friend of mine...well...at least he was... that was a long time ago.

Rik frowned.

If I remember right his full name was Andrew Jeremy Valor. No... that's not right. Hang on Andrew Johnathan? No no no. Definitely not Andrew... James! That's it! Andrew James Valor. I tried calling him Andy once but he gave me this look like he was going to lop off all my limbs and leave me to burn in a river of lava if I ever did it again. Kinda grumpy at times for a Jedi but a good egg despite that. He was a... an Echani I think. I could be wrong though. All humans or near enough humans look pretty much the same to me. It's funny when you first showed up I thought I was sensing Andrew walking up on me! Wierd huh? guess I need to work on my senses huh? Oh! This one time we were in this bar...

Rik proceded to retell his bar story to Cadomedd only realizing halfway through that the big blue fuzz ball had a strange look on his face.

And then I stabbed it with my sword and it imploded! REALLY nice sword too. Beautiful piece, red and gold demasked, great at chopping and pretty decent at thrusting toooo... I'm rambling, aren't I?
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Re: New Adervez, Capital City of Nelvaan

Post by Cadomedd » Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:20 pm

Cadomedd's mouth began to hang open as Rik began his rant. He described Andrew James Valor to a tee, a rather grumpy tee. Andrew had always been a good friend to Cadomedd, he even tried to help him during the first of the Nelvaanian civil wars. How did Rik bump into him? The last time Cadomedd had spoken to rick it had been years ago, and he was hunting down some slaver scum for some government bureau.

"I know, Andy"

Cadomedd said, his energy growing with each passing moment.

"He's a friend of mine? It's hard to tell sometimes. He fought with me during the first civil war Nelvaan ever had."

The beast stopped talking for a moment.

'We gotta get those 20 years back...."
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Post by Rik Idanian » Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:16 pm

You KNOW Andy!?

Rik's mind was racing. If Cadomedd knew Valor and had a better way of contacting him then Rik was that much closer to getting his memories back. Or at least in having some solid advice on How to get his memories back. Everything was falling into place and Rik was freaking out! He took a breath. Then another. And another. With each breath, he centred himself. He reached out and again grasped ahold of his connection to the Force. Peace. Contentment. The worry and excitement were still there, but they didn't hold sway. Emotions were always a part of the human equation and always would be. But the way of the Force was to not let those emotions control you or sway you from doing what is right. There was a reason for Rik being here. Cadomedd and his knowledge of Andrew was just more proof of that. The Force was strange and wonderful but didn't always make sense at the moment but, with a little hindsight, would never steer him wrong. The new Rik, the Jedi Rik smiled, knowing everything was under control.

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Re: New Adervez, Capital City of Nelvaan

Post by Rik Idanian » Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:58 pm

As Rik asked his last question a sensation latched upon him. It was the restless energy of one who has been still for too long. Rik stood quickly from his chair. Too quickly. His chair was catapulted backwards by the force of his movement. But Rik was fast! In the blink of an eye, he adjusted his mistake leaning back to snatch the chair by its seat with an outstretched hand and whipped it back in front of him to sit on it backwards with his chin resting on the chair's back.

So. I'm feeling a little restless.

Rik then brought up a fact that had been pocking around in the back of his brain.

I see that you don't carry a lightsaber...but you're trained in the ways of the Force. Point is, I don't see you with any weapons at all. How does that work with you being the "Guardian of Nelvaan" and all?
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Re: New Adervez, Capital City of Nelvaan

Post by Cadomedd » Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:16 pm

Plans, they always seemed to ruin the best ideas. Cadomedd was not much for a planner, he was much more of a...not...planner. The beast had been sitting rather stunned trying to put together pieces of some sort of procedure. Suddenly Rik flew out of his seat and with speed Cadomedd was not expecting turned his chair back around again. Whoever trained this guy in the past 20 years did a really good job. He adjusted his face to not appeared as stunned as he felt and listened to a question that Cadomedd didn't get as often as you would expect.

"Right..." Cadomedd said looking down at his hand. He clenched and unclenched his fist. Letting the force flow around each of his knuckles. The small sensation almost felt like someone was blowing air onto his fur. He lifted his hand up and continued to look at them.

"You see, I'm a bit clumsy. A lightsaber is a weapon of elegance, of tact."

Cadomeed stopped talking to let go of a burp that he was keeping inside.

"And I'm not either of those things."

The beast smiled a wide grin as he moved closer to Rik.

"So, I taught myself to be really good at only a couple of things...Pushing, Pulling, Absorbing, and Deflecting."

With each aspect, Cadomedd listed he raised a finger. He never really got a chance to talk about how he fought. Most of the time people kind of just assumed Cadomedd acted like a cannonball on the battlefield. Now those assumptions might be true but Cadomedd felt like he had more nuanced than that.

"With those four things, I can block a lot of stuff..."

Cadomedd stood back and placed both of his hands in front of him curling them into fists. He slid his feet into position, it something that he picked up during his time as a shock boxer. Cadomedd felt like he was putting on the old gloves as he stood in the middle of the tables.

"How about a demonstration? Take your best shot."
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Re: New Adervez, Capital City of Nelvaan

Post by Rik Idanian » Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:06 pm

Rik grinned.

I never have been one for lengthy explanations.

At least not that he could remember...

Without another word or thought, Rik plunged his being into the Living Force. It surrounded him, flowed through him, coursing like a mighty river. Rik leapt from where he was seated clearing the table and igniting the blue fire of his lightsaber. He flew through the air toward Cadomedd, lightsaber held in two hands as he swung them up and behind his head to deliver a powerful vertical chop. Left undefended his attack would split the larger than average Nelvaanian in two. Curiously, the thought of whether Cadomedd were able to deflect such an attack never really crossed Rik's mind. Maybe it should have. But Rik was lost in the excitement. Pleasure at this contest flooded through Rik but did not consume him. Nor did it control him. Peace and calm were at his center. The Force was his Center.

The rest?

The rest was just fun!
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Re: New Adervez, Capital City of Nelvaan

Post by Cadomedd » Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:33 pm

Cadomedd felt the fur on the back of his neck stand-up. He hadn't been in a duel since Andrew forced him into one. He said Cadomedd needed to keep practicing or he would get rusty. Cadomedd said how could he possibly get rusty if his body was filled with grease from Orvos' grill. Andrew did not find that funny. But right now, Cadomedd was grateful that Andrew kept him in shape because if he didn't Cadomedd would not be ready for what was going to happen next.

As if Cadomedd was programmed his arms moved from his boxer stance to something more defensive. He placed one arm over the arm positing his fore-arms to take the brunt of the attack. Cadomedd quickly inhaled letting his body connect to the well of energy inside of him. He began to shift it, almost mold that energy over his arms.

That's when the blade landed. He could feel the heat burn the tips of his fur. There the blade stood hovering a paper's width above his arms. Cadomedd smiled.

"And that's what that looks like."
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Re: New Adervez, Capital City of Nelvaan

Post by Rik Idanian » Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:51 pm

Rik swung his blade down with a mighty blow! And it stopped...

...on his arm...

"And that's what it looks like," Cadomedd said.

Rik grinned even broader. The Cheshire Cat had nothing on him.

Sorry, didn't quite catch that! How was that again?

He swung again, this time a horizontal cut from right to left. A feint!
Rik pulled his arms in closer to his body to avoid Cad's block and instead stepped forward in a two-handed lunge at the furry beast's midsection.
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Post by Cadomedd » Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:21 pm

The heat from Rik's blade left its dark mark across Cadomedd's fur. This was a decent presentation of Cadomedd's technique. It was at least better than the time he had Sean try to do the same thing, the kid almost took Cad's ear off. Either way, Cad had successfully sought out what he wanted to do. He relaxed a little until he heard the voice of a man who was looking to do more than just a demonstration. Rik's blade lifted off of Cadomedd's fur and became a blue blur. Cadomedd could hear Andrew in the back of his head scream, "Every blade could kill you." If Andy was here right now Cadomedd would have punched him across the face.

Rik, however, didn't have an angry Echani in his head. So Rik was doing the right thing and try to hit Cadomedd's midsection. The beast shifted the force once more to the edge of his floral shirt. After all, it wasn't just a fashion trend. Cadomedd found that if he focused on a thinner layer of material he didn't have to use that much energy. He was prepared to let the blade hit his side, and in retaliation, Cadomedd shifted his body. It was like a large gear turning into place as the beast moved his weight. He stuck out his leg and with the grace of a man much smaller than Cadomedd, the beast attempted to kick his smiling opponent across the face.
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Re: New Adervez, Capital City of Nelvaan

Post by Rik Idanian » Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:35 pm

The first thing that went through Rik's head was "Man he can move quick for being such a big guy."

The next was Cadomedd's food.

Maybe I overextended? Or maybe I should get a sparring partner a little more...spritely? Tree's aren't exactly nimble.

The gentleman of fortune turned Jedi contemplated all of these things as he flew backwards through the air. He even considered turning his momentum into a neat little flip to land on his feet. That is until Orvos' table got in the way.

There was a large crash as the Jedi and table became a little better acquainted.

Ow.


Didn't expect the kick.


He popped back up to his feet from behind the table, grin still in place but with the addition of a stream of blood trickling from his nose.

Let's try this again!

And again, using the same leaping attack he used the first time, Rik closed the distance once more with a shout of determination... if not intelligence.
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Re: New Adervez, Capital City of Nelvaan

Post by Cadomedd » Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:42 pm

"So far I've gone over one of the things I'm good at..."

The beast used the rest of his momentum to turn his body around. His feet landed instinctually back into that shock-boxer stance. Cadomedd extended his right hand and raised two fingers.

"Here's number two"

Cadomedd using those two fingers as a point of focus let the force flow through him and then out of him like a well primed grappling hook. The beast wanted to pull Rik's foot upwards in hopes of getting him on his back.
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Re: New Adervez, Capital City of Nelvaan

Post by Rik Idanian » Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:35 pm

Rik's shout... may have ended a little higher than it started. Men don't scream. Everyone knows this. His voice simply rose in pitch one or two...octives...

Needless to say, Rik was surprised. Halfway through his leap, it was as if an invisible shepherd's crook grabbed him by the ankle and PULLED. If he had been standing, he would have ended up on the ground but while in the air? Rik was yanked into a series of less than controlled backflips.

The Jedi was not amused.

How could this happen? He thought. I'm supposed to be better than this! I'm a Jedi, right? Aren't I supposed to be skilled? Poised even? Like, untouchable?

But the more he thought, as he pinwheeled through the air in subjective slow motion, the more he began to realize what he had been doing. Rik had been calling on the Force to help him, not letting the Force guide his actions. The excitement had gotten to him. It had distracted. It had defeated him more swiftly then even Cadomedd had. The joy wasn't bad or evil. The lightheartedness wasn't wrong. He had called on the Force and it had answered, but it gave to him what he asked. No more. The point was to wait. To wait and see what was best, instead of reaching for what was good, and immediate.

And so, with this revelation in his heart...and egg on his face... Rik, though flying foolishly through the air, centred himself. He called. Then waited. And the Force FLOWED through him.

If one had imagined a river before, one would have had an accurate description. But now? Words can't suffice.

His tumbling through the air carried him over Cadomedd's head, and then, he was no longer tumbling. The twists were controlled, elegant, beautiful. Rik landed in a crouch and slowly stood. His smile was still in place but it was different, tempered maybe. It was still happy but had an understanding behind it. A weight that led credence to the emotion. It was not an entirely comfortable thing to look at without careful, sober consideration of the implications.

Rik raised his lightsaber up to a high guard, hands at eye level. Blade parallel to the ground. Eyes closed. One squinting mischievously open.

What's number three?
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Post by Cadomedd » Sun Feb 24, 2019 6:39 pm

"Number 3"

Cadomedd's smile grew one inch more. Number 3 was Cadomedd's personal favorite. The beast shifted his feet back into that old familiar boxer stance. He began to bounce back and forth. Feeling his old training begin to kick in. The force responded to Cadomedd's movements. It moved from his sides towards his fists. The beast could feel the current wrap around his knuckles.

"Number 3, is push."

Like lighting, Cadomedd's fist flew from his side sending the force from his knuckles towards Rik's hands.
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Post by Rik Idanian » Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:28 pm

The beast smiled.

And PUSHED.

His fist lashed forward with a rippling atmospheric distortion. Fast as lightning. It hurtled toward the calm Jedi with blinding speed, breathtaking power, and unerring accuracy. If one were at Orvos' watching this sparring match one might have heard the old wolf say something like, "That's it, the kid's dead!"

No one could avoid this blow. Not even Andrew Valor, for all his speed, could have dodged this masterful strike.

And so, Rik didn't dodge.

He didn't avoid.

Rik simply closed his eye.



And waited.



And waited.



Then.



At the last instant.



As the blow swept near enough to reach out and touch.



Rik Idanian. Jedi Knight. Reached out with his left hand. And touched it.


The power before him was like a wildfire. It was a wrecking ball of focused energy as dense as a black hole but as bright as a supernova. There was no standing against such power. Beyond thought. Rik Felt. And drew the power in. It was like a hurricane in his stomach, a storm on the high sea within his soul. It was powerful, beautiful. It was life and death. It was the power of stars and the presence of air. It surrounded and penetrated. It was the Force. And it was his friend.

Rik stepped his left leg back and bent his elbow quickly into his side like he was catching a fast moving object. Then he took a deep breath and held it, opened his eyes with perfect focus, and thrust his lightsaber toward the ground two feet in front of Cadomedd.

Then he exhaled. And let all that power wash out of him.

There were two sudden ripples in the air between the end of Rik's lightsaber and to where it pointed, as if an object were steaking outward alone that line.

And then the ground in front of Cadomedd exploded with the force of a thermal detonator.
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Post by Andrew North » Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:34 am

:: New Adervez Memorial Park, Near Orvoz's Stand :: 05:00 Hours - Several Days Ago ::
Come Down to The River - (Andrew James Valor, Rik Idanian, Cadomedd - OPEN)

"He spoke of God, like his closest friend" - Did Not Our Hearts Burn - Jess Ray
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"Combustion." A voice cut through hanging dust, smoke, and the pinging inside nearby ears. Familiarity gave the voice it's edge. "Also called Flamusfracta. A nearly forgotten technique that allows the wielder to press the living force so strongly against an object that it explodes. The calling card of one Griffith Firefoot and -". He paused, the silence sounding like a man shaking his head in disbelief. "A damn fool technique for a sparring match."

As the dust faded, the air behind it appeared to crackle, like a pane of tempered glass. The speaker had his outstretched fingertips pressed against that invisible wall. He stood, leaning forward as if bracing that hanging sheet of glass, head lowered looking down at the small hole dug in the park grass in front of him, between his outstretched arms. That barrier traced around him in a curve, sheltering both the lupine giant behind him and Orvoz's stand to his right.

The barrier crackled again, for a microsecond, and vanished as Orvoz looked up from behind his stand and yelled something in Nelvaanian that the speaker was sure wasn't to be repeated in mixed company. It's moments like this I'm glad my Nelvaanese is still at "where's the bathroom .

"Rik, you mind telling me what the hell you were thinking?", his voice edged with the kind of instructor's tone that quiets a training yard. "That, and where in the nine heavens you learned how to do that?. It's not a technique the order has ever authorized."

They hadn't taught it for a reason. He took a short breath in and then exhaled slowly as he returned his arms to his side. There he stood, the grey-haired, pale-faced, Bakuran knight. Idanian's old friend, and Cadomedd's welcome nuisance, Andrew James Valor. He grimaced, mouth tensing under the skin-tight, black undershirt that covered him from the nose down. Over that, he wore a long, loose, black shirt with an armorweave vest, a worn, field green. His eyes narrowed too, into a severe look, made more so by the vertical scar over his left eye.

If I hadn't absorbed that, there might not been an Orvoz's. If I hadn't been here... . He blinked the through away. Even still, where did he learn this?. His face had bewildered painted on it's usually placid exterior. First the message Rik had sent him, something about waking up a Jedi. The last he'd seen Idanian was looking up from the splintered floor of a Nar Shaddaa dive. A man with no use for Jedi, the force, and Ashla.

Now, the once rakish mercenary looked more the monk, no, felt more the monk. Something had changed in his old friend. A change that caused the master's sternness to part for a smile, just for a second. I'm happy to see you, Rik. But we have a bear of a conversation waiting for us .

--- A few minutes earlier ---

"Idanian... where in Ashla's name are you." He received Rik's frantic communication yesterday, almost knocking his glass on Orvoz' sidewalk in the process. The first he'd heard from the mercenary in well, decades, and a personal message at that. "Something in my bailiwick. What could that ..."

He stopped, in front of Orvoz' stand, facing the memorial park. He came this way for the air. Nelvaan was one of the few places he was comfortable. It was away from a universe spiraling out of control, and reminded him of the Bakuran mountains. At least, that was what he told himself. Though his stomach told him he came this way more for Orvos' two-egg breakfast than any high-minded nonsense about how "Bakuran" the air in new Adervez was.

The telltale arcing sound of plasma through still air caught his mind's attention almost before his ears.
Rik leapt from where he was seated clearing the table and igniting the blue fire of his lightsaber. He flew through the air toward Cadomedd, lightsaber held in two hands as he swung them up and behind his head to deliver a powerful vertical chop. Left undefended his attack would split the larger than average Nelvaanian in two. Curiously, the thought of whether Cadomedd were able to deflect such an attack never really crossed Rik's mind. Maybe it should have. But Rik was lost in the excitement. Pleasure at this contest flooded through Rik but did not consume him. Nor did it control him. Peace and calm were at his center. The Force was his Center.
He smirked slightly, the smile hidden under his armorweave undershirt, and took a quick breath. The living force pulsed over and around his nerves, providing a comforting warmth around his eyes as the world slowed. Everything around him moved as if underwater, slowly and slightly blurred. He focused intently on the ragged man next to a bulk that was unmistakably Cadomedd, as he launched into the air, tipping the chair over behind him.

Well, he has Rik's disregard for private property. His smile, that fighter's smirk, it's unmistakable. Andrew had an uncanny memory for faces, more so than he'd like. Sometimes forgetting faces, places, and experiences is the best medicine we can give ourselves. It's a medicine Andrew never tasted, a man just a little too attached tot he world he dedicated himself too. But the robes and the saber, that's not Rik.

Nor was the way Idanian moved. That leap is classical Ataru, unpolished, but there's no denying it. That's how we taught the opening cut at Bakura. The execution reminds me of someone, but I can't place it. He's not just sensitive, or accidental, , the Echani considered this as Rik's attack neared Cadomedd, almost frame by frame. He's been trained. And trained somewhat well, by the first impression.

The Echani's smile widened as Rik hung in the air for a moment, his blade clearly hanging just micrometers from Cadomedd's outstretched forearm. Glad to see you're paying attention to defense this time, Cadomedd. Every blade can kill you, after all..
Sorry, didn't quite catch that! How was that again?

He swung again, this time a horizontal cut from right to left. A feint!
Rik pulled his arms in closer to his body to avoid Cad's block and instead stepped forward in a two-handed lunge at the furry beast's midsection.
He tracked Idanian's fall, grin growing ever wider. Good play Rik. . The stroke pattern of jumping lunge to pressing thrust was, as far as Andrew could remember, the first three steps of velocity three from the Bakruan order's Ataru curriculum. Not a bad play against a typical opponent. Close the distance and use your speed to force an opening. But . He paused, allowing himself a moment to shake his head as the frame-by-frame fight continued, Cadomedd isn't a typical opponent. He's a brawler, and by that measure damnably hard to predict.
The beast shifted the force once more to the edge of his floral shirt. After all, it wasn't just a fashion trend. Cadomedd found that if he focused on a thinner layer of material he didn't have to use that much energy. He was prepared to let the blade hit his side, and in retaliation, Cadomedd shifted his body. It was like a large gear turning into place as the beast moved his weight. He stuck out his leg and with the grace of a man much smaller than Cadomedd, the beast attempted to kick his smiling opponent across the face.
Andrew maintained his, almost involuntarily proud, smile as Rik corrected his Cadomedd-induced takeoff. He shook his head again as the newly-minted Jedi threw the velocity three opening again.
"Here's number two"

Cadomedd using those two fingers as a point of focus let the force flow through him and then out of him like a well primed grappling hook. The beast wanted to pull Rik's foot upwards in hopes of getting him on his back.
As Rik landed, Andrew felt the living force surge, like waves crashing against a lighthouse against Rik's form. An aura that felt sea-green, strong, full of life, of conviction, but untamed, Still wild. At this, his smile faded almost in an instant, and his hand instictively went for the shoto on his left side - just in case.
Cadomedd's smile grew one inch more. Number 3 was Cadomedd's personal favorite. The beast shifted his feet back into that old familiar boxer stance. He began to bounce back and forth. Feeling his old training begin to kick in. The force responded to Cadomedd's movements. It moved from his sides towards his fists. The beast could feel the current wrap around his knuckles.

"Number 3, is push."
Like lighting, Cadomedd's fist flew from his side sending the force from his knuckles towards Rik's hands.

The Echani's eyes narrowed quickly, and the warm energy that surrounded his nerves went hot, flooding into his muscle tissue as he took the first, running step toward the fight. He shouldn't have been able to re-route that, not at the level he's at. We don't teach tutaminis to students of that caliber, they can't regulate it. . Then, he felt it. The ground right in front of Cadomedd, right next to Orvoz's, began to quake. A quaking imperceptible except to Andrew's imbued eyes.

Dammit. Combustion! He's rerouted all of that energy into. If I don't get there, no one's walking out of this. .

To outside observers, the Echani in the green vest vanished and then appeared sliding in a crouch in front of Cadomedd, just as the wolf's arm dropped to his side. As he landed, he took a quick breath, pulling every joule of living force from the ground into his legs, then into his arms. Shit. It's too much to completely diffuse. I've got it down to just about a firework, but that's not enough .

He exhaled quickly, throwing his arms in front of him as he stood, and as the explosion ripped out of the ground, it hit a thin wall of raw energy, binding the air in front of Andrew's fingertips. The wall buckled, and cracked like glass, but the wave of energy reflected skyward, rather than into Orvoz's.
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Post by Cadomedd » Sun Mar 03, 2019 2:12 pm

It's not every day that a wandering white-haired man jumps in front of you but for Cadomedd it happens more often than one would believe. Cadomedd mouth slowly lowered in amazement as Andrew James Valor, the "man of the hour", stood in front of him holding back an explosion. Usually, Andrew leaves some sort of message before he arrives, but Cadomedd was thankful that he didn't. If Andrew was stepping in then maybe this sparring match was getting too heated.

The streak of flame exploded skyward. The sound of Orvos cursing in Nelvaaanese quickly filled the air. Cadomedd rolled his eyes and dusted his shirt off. The old codger should learn to expect moments like this. He walked past the Echani.

"You didn't let me get to four, Andy"

Cadomedd said picking up two tables effortlessly.

"You could have least let me get to four"

Cadomedd chuckled as he tried his best to fix the mess that he and Rik caused.
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Re: New Adervez, Capital City of Nelvaan

Post by Rik Idanian » Tue Mar 05, 2019 6:36 pm

The explosion... surprised Rik. He had intended to force push a clod of dirt into Cadomedd's face. The sparky spark boom was totally unintended. Cool, like super cool, but unintended. Surprised as he was at the Ka-fricking-boom he was even more surprised to see the one and only Andrew James Valor standing before him like Rik's combustion had spontaneously sparked life! He looked angry...

ANDY!!!

Rik was in such a good mood! The lecturing aside (Andrew was always a little surly) Rik had been waiting what felt like forever for his friend to show up and hopefully shed light on the past twenty years.

He deactivated his lightsaber and hung the repurposed blaster from his belt.

I don't know! He said in response to Andrew's question. I don't know anything!

Rik continued in a rather frantic recounting of the past several days, all in increasing speed and pitch as he walked toward his long lost friend. His gesturing was quite wild toward the end. With ten paces to go Rik put on a force aided burst of speed and caught Andrew in a friendly, if a little clingy, hug. There may have been tears.

I'm just so HAPPY to see you.
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