Description: Lita Luwanda is challenged for her championship by the Velvet Blue. The fight was brutal but in the end only one can wear the belt in the end. (Winner: Velvet Blue)
The weapons virtuoso of the Ikari had been restless since her Neo League match with Tairyu. After their match, Tairyu went on a tear running through opponents in the Neo League and earning a recent victory in Saturday Night Fights. Meanwhile Lita, had been putting out offers for fights either for Neo League points or her belt. She got a bite from Aranha for Neo League but neither camp could come up with a schedule that worked for all parties involved.
Lita then received a title fight offer that worked for her schedule from Velvet Blue in Sunshine City's Dragon Arena which brings us to this moment.
The arena goes dark for a moment and all is quiet. The silence is broken by what sounds to be hybrid between a hum and a chant before a lone female voice starts singing in a haunting tone a cover of an R&B song on the sound system.
"o/~ Thought I couldn't breathe without you... I'm inhaling.
Thought I couldn't see without you... Perfect vision. o/~"
The lights turn back on and Lita, with large sword strapped to her back, steps out into the open pushing a shopping cart filled with various items, like trash cans and lids, street signs, kendo sticks, and steel chairs. Upon making it to the ring, she leaves the cart on the outside of the ring before climbing steps on the outside of the ring and then vaulting over the rope. Once inside the ring. Lita flexes for the crowd.
"Ahhhh... well, this is the place," Velvet yawned a little bit, looking like they were just a bit groggy--to be fair, they were a nocturnal vigilante, this was not their natural time. But good thing planes didn't care about time a day it was--it had been pretty easy to catch a flight from Southtown to Sunshine, which was a plus.
As the lights come on, Velvet is holding the hilt of their wakizashi up with the blade pointed downward, slowly mouthing the R&B lyrics as their figure is illuminated.
"Oh, hi there, soldier girl--if you wanted me for a concert you just could have asked, didn't need to use this championship stuff as an excuse~" Velvet sheathed their short sword, settling it back down against their hip and leg, putting their hands up on their hips after they climbed into the ring. They were in their full-body suit with the fur ruff and long indigo boots, giving her a big fangy grin.
"You're gonna have to work hard to upstage me, dear, either way~ Lets go!" he assumed a fighting stance.
COMBATSYS: Lita has started a fight here.
Lita stops flexing for the crowd when Velvet Blue makes their way into the ring. She gives the darkstalker a nod, seeing them in their human form, a look with a bit of recognition appearing on her face. After a few bounces on her feet, she slides into her combatives fighting stance as she waits for the official to start the fight. Because her imagination was specifically utilized for fighting, the moment she takes her stance, she sees Velvet as they truly are only able to pierce the glamour while she's fighting.
She gives herself a quick pinch and rubs her eyes to confirm she's not seeing things before putting up her fists once more. She takes a deep breath and bounces lightly on the balls of her feet just before the referee starts the fight.
The blonde Ikari skips forward and performs a clinch and then attempts to throw Velvet down to the ground.
COMBATSYS: Velvet Blue has joined the fight here on the right meter side.
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Lita 0/-------/-------|-------\-------\0 Velvet Blue
COMBATSYS: Lita successfully hits Velvet Blue with Quick Throw.
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Lita 0/-------/----===|==-----\-------\0 Velvet Blue
"I just hope you're okay with fighting one of us 'dark' people, y'know, we've been banned from SNFs for the time being, and all that," Velvet nodded, still keeping his wry expression despite speaking of the terrible discrimination. Noticing that Lita is only now just realizing what they are, they seem a little amused.
"Yes, you see, I really /am/ that beautiful," he winks, letting Lita make the first move here as they were grabbed by their arm and thrown to the ground--landing hard, not rolling with the throw very well--but still able to spring back on their feet afterwards.
"Ow, you're fast," Velvet clears his throat, before giving a bounding leap and actually /dives/ toward Lita, seeming to briefly 'swim' through the air before winding up on the side of her, and attempting to swing her into the ropes!
"I guess you Ikari girls really eat their wheaties, oof~"
COMBATSYS: Velvet Blue successfully hits Lita with Battle Dance.
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Lita 0/-------/--=====|===----\-------\0 Velvet Blue
The leap, dive, and 'swim' suddenly surprises the Ikari Warrior as she's unable to deal with her opponent temporarily giving physics the middle finger in such blatant fashion before she finds herself flying into the ropes and getting a bit tangled.
"I have no problems with 'dark' ones as long as they aren't trying kill me or a bystander."
She then manages to extract herself from the ropes and rolls her neck letting out a few pops before she gets back into her stance. She then takes a deep breath and upon exhaling se manages to quick draw five kunai from her bandolier and throw them all at the same time. Should the kunai not find their mark, she'll yank the the fishing line they're connected to in order to keep them from flying into the crowd.
COMBATSYS: Lita successfully hits Velvet Blue with Kunai Spread.
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Lita 0/-------/=======|=======\-------\0 Velvet Blue
"Whaaat? why would I wanna kill someone? I'm harmless, really!" Velvet replies, trying to sound truthful here, though at the same time tossing the Ikari warrior into the ropes by using his momentum and confering it onto her with the throw.
"I promise, I've never killed anyone!" Velvet turned to face her, putting a hand to his chest respectfully--just as the hail of pointy metal objects sailed at him. He actually manages to catch one in his teeth--before the others gash his chest and one sticks into his right bicep, which makes him yelp, sounding like a wounded cat or dog for a moment.
"AOOOW--oh shit, ow--" he plucks it out, realizing it's attached to... nylon thread? Fishing line?
"Company fishing trips must be really intense in Ikari--" he manages to struggle through pain, drawing his short sword from the sheathe, and attempting to bring it down in a one handed slash against Lita in return.
COMBATSYS: Lita attempts to interrupt Armed Combo from Velvet Blue with Rising Front Kick.
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Lita 0/-------/=======|=======\-------\0 Velvet Blue
Lita doesn't have much of an opportunity to finish her answer before she finds herself being forced to deal with a short sword being quick drawn and then brought down upon her. She slips to the side getting clipped in her shoulder causing her to hiss in pain. She takes to the air as she attempts to plow into Velvet with a flying front kick.
"Sometimes they use bare hands."
COMBATSYS: Velvet Blue reverses Rising Front Kick from Lita with Quicksilver.
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Lita 1/------=/=======|=======\=------\1 Velvet Blue
"Oof--not a very gentle touch, though--" Velvet's form shimmers as he ducks down low over the flying high kick--springing up and actually grabbing Lita's foot as she sails toward him--using all his strength to flip her backward so that she lands on her back!
"Get off your feet for a bit, babe--it'll be good for ya," Velvet hops back aftter using this great burst of speed and strength, panting a little.
Lita's foot gets snatched out of the air and she only has a few moments to contemplate how that didn't go as planned before she ends up landing on the ground. She can feel her polycarbonate sword replica dig into her back as she's on the ground.
She rises to her feet, hits the quick release latch on her sword scabbard and draws a huge sword with the size and blade shape of the Buster sword and the guard of a Bowie knife. She then charges in to deliver a swing with the big ol' sword replica before performing a quick hop backwards.
COMBATSYS: Velvet Blue blocks Lita's Backstep Slash.
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Lita 1/------=/=======|=======\===----\1 Velvet Blue
"Should be more careful with that thing," Velvet coughs, as he sheathes his own weapon again, not wanting to get that thing caught against hers or the ropes. He'd had to drop it while he flipped Lita to begin with--so when the Ikari warrior comes back at him with a slash of hers--he's only narrowly able to get out of it's path as it catches his arm, causing the tailed performer to wince with an appropriate 'YEOWCH!'.
"Just keep that thing away from the face and the tail and we're cool," he did look like he was getting fairly tired and sore from this fight, though--so clearly it was taking a toll on him. What with the bruising and cuts he had here and there by now.
Giving a swinging haymaker toward Lita, which was more of a chop, to be fair--he attempts to duck back, putting some distance between them.
COMBATSYS: Velvet Blue successfully hits Lita with Evasive Strike.
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Lita 1/----===/=======|=======\===----\1 Velvet Blue
As narrow as Velvet's ability to avoid the slash was it put them in a position that they were able to able to return the favor on Lita. Lita's retreating hop backwards wasn't quite good enough to allow her enough room to avoid the haymaker chop. She gets caught on the neck and for a moment, she can feel her arm go numb before the feeling returns.
"I suppose that's fair."
Lita decides she's going to give Velvet what they wished for in the form attempting to slash the darkstalker through the torso with a blunt replica of her regular sword.
COMBATSYS: Velvet Blue dodges Lita's Random Strike.
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Lita 1/----===/=======|=======\===----\1 Velvet Blue
"Woah--" Velvet bends at the waist just as the slash of Lita's sword whips by and misses his midsection by a horse's hair, thankfully not splitting him open like the strike was probably attempting.
"You're pretty good, and I'm getting tired--we should wrap this up," Velvet attempts to lurch toward her and grab her by both arms--taking her with him for a spin and attempting a roll with her--then throwing her off him into the ropes!
This is of course assuming he can grab hold of her arms--otherwise he likely loses his balance and likely looks awkward as he stumbles forward.
COMBATSYS: Velvet Blue successfully hits Lita with Strange Duet.
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Lita 1/-======/=======|=======\=====--\1 Velvet Blue
Lita attempts to utilize her footwork to avoid Velvet's hands and continue to hold them to her sword range but she's once again a touch too slow. She finds herself being taken for ride, rolling until she's airborn, not just going into the ropes but above them flying out of the ring altogether.
She's on the ground for a few seconds before she gets to her feet and moves to the shopping cart parked outside of the ring. She digs around in it and throws a trash can lid into the ring before rolling under the ropes.
Rising quickly back to her feet, she charges back towards her opponent and delivers three sword strikes in rapid succession. First one to the leg, second one to the shoulder of the sword wielding arm, and then a final one to the torso.
COMBATSYS: Velvet Blue counters Triple Slash from Lita with Spellbound Masquerade.
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Lita 2/<<<<<<</<<<<<<<|======-\-------\0 Velvet Blue
"A skilled performer can adapt to any environment!" Velvet rolls back to his booted feet after tossing Lita off him, eyes widening with surprise and concern as Lita comes after him again with that sword. As Lita strikes out, she'd find her hand is stopped by something--it's Velvet's right hand--catching her wrist and a bolt of magical energy surging up his arm and into the soon to be Blonde Bombshell.
"Gonna have to stop ya there, babe--it's almost time for you to impress the boys back home," Velvet grins, and with a poof of smoke--Lita is suddenly riding sideways on what looks like a silver papercraft B-52 bomber suspended from the ceiling by wires, one long stockinged leg kicked out in chocolate-toned hosiery and tipped with a dark stiletto platformed high heel.
"I give you, Lita of the Ikari Warriors!" Velvet appears off to the side with a microphone, no telling where it came from as the spotlight hits Lita, to a roar of applause somewhere in the dark arena outside of the light.
Lita is clad in a black military cap and jacket, festooned with medals, her lacy black brassiere showing through the copious cleavage the mostly unbuttoned jacket provides. As well as a tragically short coffee-colored pencil skirt, which does shamelessly little to hide the suspenders from the garter-belt and sheer stockings anchored to it.
"How do you like your big break in front of an audience, babe? You look absolutely lovely~" Velvet claps himself, the energy of her performance already conferring unto him and revitalizing the performer, as the glamour of the stage props and audience snaps--bringing our new star back to reality. Well, mostly, probably.
Lita, a woman who was decidedly not a girlie girl, is horrified by a number of things with this particular scenario. First it was the fact that her sword strike did not connect. Secondly it was the initial surge of energy which was painful by itself. After that there was the fact she was no longer in the clothes she came to the ring with. Some of her kunai and the bandoliers she carried them with were gone. The quick release latch scabbard for her sword was gone as well. Finally there was that spotlight that seemed to be draining her of her energy.
The plane disappears and she finds herself falling back to earth and on to her knees. She drops the sword since she can't store it. She eyes the kunai from the earlier attack and pulls on two of the fishing lines to pull pair of thrown kunai back into her hands. She then rises to her feet. Modesty be damned, she needed to be able to move and the pencil skirt interfered with movement too much for comfort in a fight where even uncompromised footwork wasn't enough to deal with her opponent. She slashes a pair of slits into the pencil skirt and drops the pair of kunai as she moves towards the trash can lid and proceeds to bash Velvet over and over again. She lets out a primal scream of rage as she slams the lid into the arms, the legs, the torso in a brutal fashion.
COMBATSYS: Lita can no longer fight.
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COMBATSYS: Lita knocks away Velvet Blue with She Who Dares Wins.
- Power hit! -
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She takes one final swing, this time it stops short of his face.
She whispers softly, her voice raspy because of her screaming, "If you ever do that to me again, luv, I won't stop short on the swing to the face."
It's at that point when the hip bandolier, the thigh bandolier, and all of the kunai rain from the sky, knocking her out cold.
COMBATSYS: Velvet Blue has ended the fight here.
"Give her a big hand~" Velvet waves to the crowd as it too disappears, leaving the regular one in it's place--if there had been one before. In the meantime, he darts closer to her as she lands on her butt.
"Jeez babe, you outta ditch this special forces gig and come work for me at my club--you're a natural!" Velvet stage whispers to Lita, though he's not prepared for the sudden charge and thrashing he receives--as he's knocked over the ropes and slams hard into the floor down beside it, thankfully missing one of the metal ramps up to it.
"Owww--... damn, who knew she could move like that on those plats," Velvet rubs his head, finding a trickle of blood on it, slithering back up into the ring to pull Lita up and proper her up against one of the turnbuckles, setting her gear next to her.
"Take a powder for a while, I don't think your belt would look good on me anyway, babe, but I'll hold on to it until you can get it back," he straightens her military cap from the blonde bombshell outfit (new DLC costume content?!) before he slips away.
Log created on 15:59:36 08/14/2020 by Lita, and last modified on 08:15:36 08/19/2020.