Description: So a succubus and a zealot walk into an alley...
The Witching Hour. . .
The streets aren't exactly deserted, are they ever truly? But by now even the bars have let out and those still around are probably making their way back to their holes where they can curl up and try to get some sleep before that morning shift they knew they should of gotten more sleep for. Street lamps flicker, the occasional car drives by and the very occasional person can still be seen lumbering on their way, almost zombified in their unfortunate reasons for being up this late at night and alone. A cool breeze blows, but nothing so cold that you're going to freeze, at least not yet. Somewhere a cat yowls. A dog barks, water drips from a pipe into a puddle. The streets are eerily quiet compared to the day time and this is a less traveled street even by those standards.
what, pray tell, is the crusader of light doing out this late at night? Why would she be among some of the very lowliest of society? Indeed she isn't looking the part, in fact she is dressed in a long black skirt, a white blouse, a black vest of velvet, a long silken coat (dark red with a dragon design) opened in the front with a violin case slung over her back. Her hair is neatly done and her back straight, she isn't drunk, she doesn't even look sleepy. What could she have been doing. . .
-Que the Flashback-
The bar was busy, it was smoky, it was not Gabriel's type of place, but she had a mission. Most people didn't pay her mind, though she isn't hard to look on and female and in a bar, her eyes carry a cold edge, she seems to shout 'piss off' to anyone who looks at her, without having to utter a word. Maybe a few brave drunks tried anyway, but no doubt she shut them down hard, even physically if she had to. There was easier tail that night for those looking and thus did Gabriel get left alone. Her eyes never left her prey and in fact this was not the first night she'd done this. For many nights to bars she went, following the guard force of a local prison, man by man, on their nights off. At first it was just watching, but tonight she bought the man a drink, tried to smile at him (it looked more like a grimace) and then nodded her head invitingly. He accepted the drink but not the invitation. This worked for her. Little did he know that she had spent the better part of the afternoon visiting pet store, handling semi aquatic turtles and reptiles to harvest salmonella which she spread all over the beer bottle before sending it his way. With luck he'll have a sick day just in time for her plan to take shape.
Present. . .
And So Gabriel finds herself alone in the evening, having done everything she could to spread petulance to another unsuspecting man before making her slow trek to her posh hotel room . . Sure she could get a taxi, but they are so pedestrian and her lawyer (who usually drives her around) wasn't answering her calls. She'll get him for that. Later.
Lilith was bored.
Slamfest was amazing, but she lost her first match! What a ripoff! ...At least her opponent was cute though. But that left her with nothing to do now. "Hmmm..." Eyeing the city streets below from the rooftop she was perched on, the succubus studied the various odd stragglers that were still out at this hour. "...I used a lot of energy before...I need..."
A sly smile appeared on her face, and her eyes subtly lit up in the dark. "...Someone to play with~" Pressing a finger to her lips, Lilith scanned the streets again. She was dressed in her usual succubus getup. Red leotard with the chest cut a bit too low, blue leggings, and red boots. "Hrm...no, not him...not him either....that's a girl...no, not her....aha!" She could spy a lone man hurrying along and going around a corner to another block. A particularly dark one. "Perfect~"
Her wings flapped, carrying her into the air and she swooped down below...
A few minutes later, Gabriel would have heard a particularly horrid scream come from the next block. "AAAAAAAAAAAAAARGH!" Was a criminal on the loose!? Was someone being mugged!? Who knew.
Would she check to see just what happened?
Despite all pretense, there were certain facts of this world one must adhere. Number one, only bad people are out at this time of night (Except Gabriel because she's on a holy mission). Number Two, bad people will get what is coming to them (so screams do not particularly bother Gabriel). Number three, not all bad people get what is coming to them when they should get it. . Oh also Gabriel isn't on about defending justice anyway. So her footsteps stop and she regards her shoes. They're nice shoes, shiny black, no heels though (can you imagine fighting in them? Walking in them is hassle enough). She considers the night, it's a beautiful night even she has to admit. She forgets what she was stopping for, oh right, a scream. She changes direction.
There is no haste to her step, it is almost as though she wants to arrive late. She wants to see what is happening after it is beyond the point of helping anyone, only dispensing divine punishment. After all, if all people at night (besides her) are bad then surely it saves her the trouble to let bad take care of bad. So she's really taking her sweet time making it in the direction of the scream. Once opun a time she would of went faster. Those were the days when she was in the Pure Hearts, a team of justice minded who would of turned that corner at top clip and then purified everyone present (including the victim), but now she's more leisurely. Though thinking back to herself it might be nice to get the Pure Hearts started back up again.
She rounds the corner, her eyes are cold, but curious. No doubt it is a mugging as are common in these parts, or perhaps something related to pimps. She's still not entirely sure what pimps are, but when she finds one she hopes to purify them. Actually she's been collecting the different sorts of riff-raff to purify. Absently she counts them off to herself. Lets see there was the shop lifter and the security guard that tried to stop them, the car jacker and the carjakee, there was the pick pocket and his family, that one was just a child, but they were all into it. . The beggars.
It's only now that she stops to see what she stepped into, with violin case high on her back and outfit prim because you have to look your part in all circumstances. Tilting her head back she does her best to ensure that from all prospectives she is looking down her nose at you (you the world).
What Gabriel would find after she took her sweet time arriving was... a lone man crumpled in an alleyway, looking dead to the world. His eyes were glazed over and he occasionally was babbling nonsense, but he was...alive. In the most generous sense of the word. Along with him was a girl. Standing at about 5'6, she sported short purple hair, and a pair of red wings on her head. Along with the wings on her back, it was clear that this definitely wasn't a human. "Phew! The most terrified ones give off the best energy, ehehe~"
Giggling to herself, Lilith turned, sucking off her fingers for /some reason/, but paused midway as she spotted someone. In the dark of the alley, the unnatural red glow of her eyes was also a dead giveaway. "Oh." A pause followed. "Hi~" And then the girl waved cutely. "Sorry, but the show's over. You were a little too late. Maybe next time, though, huh~?" She winked playfully at that, and then stretched her arms above her head. She was totally unmindful of Gabriel.
"Right! Time to go!" She still had homework to do. ....Math homework.
It takes a moment for everything to register and honestly Gabriel never assumes non-human, she generally assumes cosplayer. Except in this case the girl has red eyes that glow, that makes the cosplayer possibility much lower and besides who cosplays in an alley in the middle of the night? Isn't the whole point to do it in the middle of the a crowd of people. Then there is her outfit. Certainly it doesn't scream succubus to her quite so much as dance. Like she needs a tutu. And then there is the man. She only pays him a passing glance, he'll be there later if she's interested in him then. But first. .
“I have so many questions, “ Gabriel admits, perhaps Lilith will try to leave and then she may need to be more drastic.
“What did you do to him, what did you do to your fingers, why are you wearing . . that?” She asks, though her voice is flat, disbelieving,
“Are you some sort of angel or demon?” It should be noted that Gabriel has working on a technique to give herself wings of a sort (using Chi) but they last for a very short time and are only good for a rush of speed, this girl has more substantial looking ones and not very angelic. She takes a few steps closer, her eyes narrowed.
“If you attempt to flee I may have to pursue you,” Gabriel informs Lilith, “And then I will not be merciful.”
Though if she were honest, being merciful was never something she had in mind to begin with.
Lilith turned her attention back on her unexpected guest, as if she had only just remembered that they were even there. "Oh, you're still here! Wow. People usually run away by now!" Sounding almost overtly amazed at that, the succubus brought a hand to her mouth in feigned surprise. She watched and listened as Gabriel came a bit closer, looking none too worried.
"Wearing what? This?" She pressed a hand against her chest, tilting her head with an innocent look on her face. "That's a dumb question! I wear this to seduce men~" How blunt. Lilith smiled and brought a finger to her cheek, her wings dissipating into a cloud of bats that she promply sat on. They carried her off the ground a bit and she adopted a thoughtful expression meanwhile.
"As for what I did...." She brought that finger to her lips and winked. "That's. A. Secret~" Typical. Even as Gabriel threatened action if she tried to flee, Lilith continued to rise into the air, carried by her cloud of bat familiars. "I need to go do my homework, so I can't really play with you. Okay? Bye bye~"
Now, Lilith didn't expect to just get away, but teasing this woman was kind of amusing at the very least. But then, teasing everyone was amusing for her.
“You. Seduce men?” Gabriel begins, sounding and looking incredulous, “In that outfit.. Looking like that?” She asks with her blonde brows raised up toward the sky then with a flick of her wrist she indicates the man already 'seduced'
It isn't entirely doubt in her voice, rather a growing mingling disbelief and disgust.
”Looking like that?” Gesturing to Lilith's 'chest' and now the disbelief is more evident, as though she's trying to imply something that she isn't quite saying.
”I see this man has gotten more than deserved if it worked so easily. A proper lady does not run, nor does she with a look alone in such an outfit have men crawling to her, you see, men should not identify you wearing that as an object of lust and therefore must be purified.” She flicks her fingers as the fellow who is still babbling,
”Seeing as you did not finish the job.”
The preferred method of purification for Gabriel is not fire, but rather water. This is going to be difficult in the case of the fellow laying on the alley ground and for that matter the creature that put him there. Putting her lips together and looking around, Gabriel spots what she is looking for. A resess in the concrete which leads to a drain. A storm sewer, that would have to suffice.. And a water pipe. Next is only a means of making the two result in proper purification. She opens her violin case, sets it on a nearby closed dumpster (she'll get it cleaned later) and pulls out a long silken cloth, drawing from that a shard of glass about the length of an adult's arm. The edge ie clearly razor sharp and it lacks any sort of hand grip. Gabriel instantly cuts herself as she takes hold of it like it were a sword.
“You have yet to answer my questions though,” Gabriel continues, “So I have not determined what is to be done with you,” She lectures with a slight glare at the bat winged creature.
"Aw, are you making fun of me?" Lilith cooed, not looking all too insulted. She rested her elbows in her lap and her chin in her hands. "You should know that it's not the size of a woman's chest that ensnares men. It's....something else~" She eyed Gabriel casually and then giggled. "I wonder if you have it? Proooooobably not~"
Tilting her head from side to side playfully, Lilith swung her legs back and forth and she considered that rather gruesome looking shard of glass that was produced. "Wow, what's that? Are you going to try and cut me with that?" Smiling mischievously, the succubus sighed dramatically and shook her head. "Well, if you want to play that badly, I guess it can't be helped."
Practically radiating amusement, Lilith hopped off her cloud of bats, landing into the alleyway. The bats merged with her back, becoming her wings again. "Okay! Let's play! But I need to be home soon, so let's make this quick!"
COMBATSYS: Lilith has started a fight here.
COMBATSYS: Gabriel has joined the fight here on the right meter side.
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Lilith 0/-------/-------|-------\-------\0 Gabriel
“Play.. “ Gabriel repeats dryly and stares at the creature as though she were just told a bad joke. There was nothing fun about Gabriel's work was there? And how should this random chance meeting give her a crsis of personality, and yet, this was a statement that would probably plague her for a while. While she always thought of what she did as a divine calling, holy work and certainly not fun, there was no denying that crusading was amongst one of the things Gabriel enjoyed the very most. For now, however, not allowing herself to smile, she is simply annoyed that such a simple word could cause such tormoil inside of her. So she attacks instead.
Her blood runs down the glass and drips on the ground, she meanwhile ignores this while charging forward and making a side slash at Lilith without any care or concern for the fact that now things have gotten serious. In any setting this could be considered assault with a deadly weapon. An idiotic weapon, but deadly no less and her expression never changes.
”I am Gabriel Kai, the Crusader of light, in service to the Church of the Worthy Cause, the Glorious Goddess, the Maiden of Light. I shall purify you.” She tells Lilith, but this introduction and courtesy comment is actually made -after- she attempts to slash her, clearly not doing so with any bit of honor or courtesy. Perhaps less harmful, is the small droplets of blood Gabriel is also sending flying in all directions (possibly at Lilith? At least she's wearing a reddish color).
COMBATSYS: Lilith blocks Gabriel's Admonish.
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Lilith 0/-------/-------|-------\-------\0 Gabriel
"Ooooooooh! A churchie! I haven't seen one of you guys in a while!" Lilith grinned happily at the introduction, clapping her hands happily. She didn't seem at all worried about the attack that came for her. That was because her wings transformed into a shield that Gabriel's glass shard connected with. It hurt a bit, but it was much less than what it could have been.
Once that was out of the way, the girl let her wings return to normal and took a casual step back, a hand against her chin as she thought. "Hmmmm, I guess I should tell you my name, huh?" A pause followed. "....Nah~" Giggling, Lilith suddenly dashed forward in the blink of an eye, lashing out with one of her hands, which had transformed into a gruesome looking red claw. She aimed to claw Gabriel from the chest down.
"Okay, time to see what you can do!"
COMBATSYS: Gabriel blocks Lilith's Medium Punch.
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Lilith 0/-------/------=|=------\-------\0 Gabriel
A churchy? The nerve. Though it might not be obvious how this irritates Gabriel, it does a great deal. She is not a churchy. She imagines them to be of the standard religions. The populars ones. The ones with actual churches (Gabriel your religion has church in the name!) yes but she purified all of the other followers some time ago, so can you really have a church of one? Or a religion of one for that matter. Oh and on the question of cosplayer or real demon? Gabriel has her answer. Luckily large claws can't be that hard to block (though she might eat that thought someday) today she is able to cross her arms and take it someplace less delicate that her midsection.
Quick to try and take advantage of the opportunity, Gabriel grabs for Lilith around the.. well she'll go for the arms for now, there isn't a lot of fabric there and she considers her chest area, maybe the hem line of the leotard, that would be terribly improper and she even flushes a little while looking at Lilith in the process of making a considerably less lewd grab attempt. Ugh, fighting people in clothes like this is not her favorite thing.
Tossing out one leg, Gabriel tries to fling Lilith down over it, knowing full well that your own momentum can carry you to the ground in quite a painful manner. Oh and then there is the statement to contradict (notice she waits until she's finished attacking to do it).
“I am not a 'churchy' I was not home schooled in some back water belt of bibilical teachings from what you would call gospel. I am no sheep to be led, but you shall know me through action not words. Repent!” Her voice doesn't carry the anger as she fights down the blush and the expression on her face manages to keep the poker blankness -pretty well-. Though she did just have some cousin of Mimiru bring her to a hotel room, which was.. weird.
COMBATSYS: Lilith dodges Gabriel's Medium Throw.
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Lilith 0/-------/------=|=------\-------\0 Gabriel
Lilith slipped over Gabriel's grab attempt, flying /upside down/ behind the woman with a cheshire grin on her face. "Sorry, no repenting here just yet~" And without an ounce of thought to personal space, Lilith landed and attempted to...hug Gabriel. Literally hug her. From behind. Arms around her waist.
It was almost cute, until her eyes gleamed red and her wings turned into dreadfully sharp blades.
"You should...cut loose a little~"
Her wing blades then curled inwards, aiming to lay into the overly zealous woman.
"Or a lot~"
COMBATSYS: Lilith successfully hits Gabriel with Innocent Hug.
- Power hit! -
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Lilith 0/-------/-----==|===----\-------\0 Gabriel
One thing becomes instantly clear here. Gabriel is not used to hugs. Not used to them at all, and lets focus on that for a moment. She just doesn't know how to react because there are these arms around her and at first it seems nice, sure Lilith probably can make it seem nice, but it also makes her uncomfortable and not because of what is coming next. Just the hug itself, phyiscal contact, close contact, the fact the creature isn't properly dressed, it all makes her uncomfortable. She tries to struggle away, but she doesn't get very far before the wings cut her and in a funny way? She's kind of relieved. When she was just being hugged she was looking uneasy and starting to blush again and when she's cut she's able to look just annoyed.
Mind you, this isn't darkstalkers, she's not cut in half, but she is sliced quite neatly, with torn coat, blouse, vest and blood. Yes there is some blood and now this is starting to look like a real fight as Gabriel comes on to full glare mode for a moment. Though what she really needs right now, is space. Twisting a little, Gabriel tries to just shove Lilith away, hard. This time it isn't an easy little throw attempt, but prudishness be darned, she goes to place both palms on Lilith's chest and shove backward with a kendo palm push with no bother to trip her. If she can manage to get her with this forced move, anyone would lose there center of gravity and find the ground on the other end. The hard hard concrete.
After her attempt to make some space, Gabriel takes a slightly more defensive stance and winces a little, quickly replaced though with her cold stare. The cuts on her arms and a little on her mid section arn't completely aparent, at least they wouldn't be to an outsider, but she feels them and for the moment, she's silent.
COMBATSYS: Gabriel successfully hits Lilith with Strong Throw.
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Lilith 0/-------/--=====|===----\-------\0 Gabriel
"Whoa!" Lilith yelped in surprise as Gabriel forced her back with a deceptively fair amount of force for the simple push that it had looked like. Her wings carried her into the air and she landed a small distance away. Despite the pain, Lilith only smiled happily as she studied her opponent's expression.
"Aw, what's wrong? Are you shy?" The succubus brought a hand to her cheek, feigning embarrassment herself. "C'mon, you're gonna make me blush too! It's so cute!" She was obviously lying, considering she had no reaction to being shoved by her chest whatsoever. "But that's okay!"
Sounding all too cheery, Lilith nodded, stepping forward and bringing a hand to her lips. "If you want, I can hug you loooooots more. Don't you wanna feel it~?" And then without a moment to spare, the girl suddenly brought a hand back, becoming cloaked in green energy, before swinging it forward. "It's okay! We'll hug lots after we're finished here!"
What followed was a small surge of energy that took the form of a vague bat shape and quickly traveled the distance, aiming to make impact with Gabriel in short order.
COMBATSYS: Gabriel reflects Soul Flash from Lilith with Mimic.
- Power hit! -
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Lilith 0/-------/--=====|====---\-------\0 Gabriel
Of course Lilith could not know that this was specifically Gabriel's specialty. Taking the abilities of others and making them her own. Or cheap knock offs (actually not so cheap as it may turn out) It is interesting summoning a bat, but while Lilith is in the process of doing so, Gabriel is in the process of watching her. It's like time slows down, at least in her mind, every motion and chi current, or super natural energy, or soul.. whatever you want to call it, Gabriel is getting a feel for it. The green reflects in her eyes as it comes toward her and just as it is about to connect, Gabriel catches it. Like it were a ball tossed to her, right in her hand and that seems to be that. Except it isn't. For a moment the crusader glows green as the absorded power mingles within her and then, unable to take anymore of it (are they fighting or is something else going on) She releases it back.
Without a moment to spare Gabriel brings a hand back, cloaked in green energy before swinging it forward with a surge.
”It's okay, we'll hug lots after we're finished here.” Gabriel repeats and summons fourth the very bat that she had caught only a moment earlier and sends it back at Lilith, but this time with a little extra umph than it came at her with.
“But I insist before we engage in your immoral acts you must at least give me your name, and treat me to a fine dinner.” Gabriel pauses a moment her eyes crinkling just a little, but almost more in mirth, as hard as it is to detect, “A five star resturant will do, reservations require months of advance notice, certainly a black collar affair and then a symphony.” It's hard to tell if she's serious.
Lilith blinked a bit dumbly in surprise as Gabriel caught her attack. "Wait, wait, wait, WHA-" Too dumbfounded at the fact that her Soul Flash was refelcted back at her, Lilith was hit head on with her own energy and was forced back a ways. "Owwww! Ow! Ow!" She whined, brushing herself off as plumes of energy dissipated around her.
"You took my toy!" The girl pouted childishly at her opponent, cheeks puffing up. "My name's Lilith! And that sounds like too much trouble!" Calming down a bit, the succubus stepped forward a few, tapping her cheek with a finger. "...Can we just skip the dinner and go straight to your room?" And then suddenly Lilith's wings unfurled and her dived forward in flight. "I promise I'll make it worth your while!"
As the distance closed, her wings changed shape to that of blades and she aimed to slice the woman again as she passed by.
COMBATSYS: Lilith blocks Gabriel's Reflected Soul Flash.
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Lilith 0/-------/=======|=====--\-------\0 Gabriel
COMBATSYS: Gabriel blocks Lilith's Medium Punch.
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Lilith 0/-------/=======|======-\-------\0 Gabriel
With the incomming assault, Gabriel twists and turns to let it glance off of her shoulder so as not to cut her too badly, but really this creature could learn a thing or two about cutting people (Gabriel being pretty good and having a shard of her glass still in hand, though widly unused). She's pretty sure Lilith is not actually offering to accompany her, but it would be tremendously helpful if she did, after all, enclosed space, less flying, could easily purify her there and then.. Well there is always the matter of evidence, but she'd have plenty of time to think about that later, right?
In response to the taking of flight, Gabriel jumps and uses a window sill to jump again and tries to get higher than Lilith so she can come down with gravity assisting and stomp on her from above, even if they are both in mid air, which should end those flying shenanigans she hopes. True to earlier form she waits until after attempting this to say,
”I find your proposition acceptable, I accept your defeat and you will offer surrender yourself at my hotel room, since I do not live in this city where I will purify you.” Apparently Gabriel is either not as innocent as she seems or more naive than one might thing possible. She also is taking this moment to scribble something down on the back of a business card before flinging it at Lilith (not with enough force to harm her, it's a card for christ sake). The card is for the Ilpalazzo and the thing she scribbled is apparently a room number. .
Being not as naive as she appears the room number is actually for the room across the hall from hers which she makes a mental note to check out after she gets back.
COMBATSYS: Lilith full-parries Gabriel's Heel Stomp!!
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Lilith 1/------=/=======|======-\-------\0 Gabriel
"Ehehe, maybe I'll pay you a night time visit~" Lilith had caught the thrown card, tucking it away /somewhere/ before immediately and almost effortlessly turning in mid-air, deflecting the descending heel stomp that was aimed for her, and then landing to the ground again. "Aw, too bad, so sad~" Giggling to herself, Lilith hopped from one foot to the other, having almost too much fun with what was supposed to be a serious fight.
"Since I'm in a /great/ mood tonight, I think I'll give you a free show! No charge!" Winking in a manner that could only suggest immoral things, Lilith brought her arms around, hugging herself and closing her eyes for a moment. And then moments afterward, her body became cloaked in an aura of green energy as her clothes...just up and dissipated. She was stark naked. With her arms spread out, Lilith began levitating into the air with her arms spread out, as oppressive waves of energy began to rapidly expand outwards towards, lifting debris off the ground, and even causing the dumpsters about the levitate as well.
She was also surrounding by a cloud of green bats, constantly moving in and out with the flow of energy.
COMBATSYS: Gabriel fails to reflect Splendor Love EX from Lilith with Mimic.
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Lilith 0/-------/-------|=======\==-----\1 Gabriel
For a moment there seems to be a calm, that is to say the way her heel is easily batted away is not calm, it is downright scary. That sort of attack, not being entirely without power and maybe somewhat projected, but still, Gabriel can be seen a little uneasy by the way she is batted aside. . And that was only the tip of the ice burg. Indeed Lilith may have learned her lesson, there is no way to tell. For when she brings fourth the green energy, Gabriel at first has a look on her face. . You know the look. That 'will you ever learn?' (no she doesn't actually say it). It's the look of confidence. Over confidence. Indeed Gabriel is being attacked where she is strongest. A powered attack. Something she can steal. Something she can use. Something she can consume. Gabriel gladly positions herself in front of Lilith and prepares to catch her power and take it, make it her own. That is .. er.. until ..
Lilith's clothes Melt away. Perhaps the bats are very clever in concealing so the looks are only peeks and really pg-13 (a very stretch of one?) Perhaps. But that doesn't matter. Gabriel turns BRIGHT red, her eyes wide, blinking, jaw dropping and suddenly she wants to be anywhere. . -anywhere- but in the path of that attack, the oncoming clothed only in hazy green energy and ethreal bats Lilith. . Nevermind the fact this is probably going to hurt somehow.
Getting her head together, only a little too late, Gabriel makes an attempt, hastily, a little too late, too slow, too distracted; at grabbing one of the bats. She fails.
What happens next is hard to describe. It may take her many nights to figure out for herself entirely what is going on when she is engulfed by the bats and the energy and then there is Lilith. Only that a moment or two later she sort of comes back to herself flat on her back staring at the sky with only one thought coursing through her head.
Well. That happened.
What happened was mystery indeed. Etheral green energy washed over the poor woman, aggressively searing at her skin one moment, and then warmly embracing her the next. It was a wild back and forth bewteeen the two feelings that could only be described as masochistic pleasure.
Somehow fitting for a succubus.
Landing back onto the ground after her little 'show', Lilith's outfit melded back onto her body and she opened her eyes, grinning in amusement as she took a look a Gabriel. "So! You enjoy the show?" She couldn't help bit cover her mouth as a laugh escaped. "That was a one time experience! Thee next time, you'll have to pay the door price~"
Oddly enough, Lilith simply stood back and stretched her arms above her head, giving Gabriel ample time to get up and regain her bearings. But once she did, the girl was upon her again. "Okay! Time for the next one~" And without further ado, Lilith hopped forward, closing the distance and spinning her body.
Her wings followed suit, becoming a pair of circular blades that would no doubt cut into her opponent as the girl seemingly pirouetted her way over in a dangerous dance of blades.
COMBATSYS: Gabriel blocks Lilith's Merry Turn.
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Lilith 0/-------/--=====|=======\===----\1 Gabriel
Not really slow to get up, Gabriel does take the moment to compose herself and get into a more fighting position. She doesn't shy away from taking advantage of weakness so she isn't going to shy away from a mercy given, though apparently she won't offer any thanks either. Instead she returns to glaring and keeping the stoic face and somehow manages not to be too angry looking. . This is probably because a considerable amount of the anger she might have been displaying has been fighting to keep the blush out of her features. There is no telling how much those bats conceal, but if asked it's likely Gabriel would look down at her feet.
“Door price?” Gabriel inquires, while turning her body so the incoming Lilith will only affect her a little and not as much as probably intended. Mostly on the hip, it should be noted Gabriel is looking a little singed and a little cut right now.
“If it's a show you want..” Gabriel replies, though without irony that it isn't at all what Lilith just said, “How about this.” Gabriel asks before leaping into the air. . Apparently attempting to land on Lilith's shoulders.
The attack, if you ever asked, is called 'flash of white'. Gabriel does not have white energy, no rather it is a purplish color. Something almost sinister. So where does tha name come fromt? The attack, leaping into the air, attempting to land on the shoulders of her opponent then thrusting a handful of her purplish energy right into the face, a searing gift before kick fliping off again. No white there. Indeed you have to use your imagination perhaps and remember Gabriel is almost always wearing a skirt. . .
Probably shouldn't mention that to her.
COMBATSYS: Lilith easily escapes Gabriel's Flash of White!
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Lilith 0/-------/--=====|=======\===----\1 Gabriel
Lilith skid to a stop as her attack fell just a bit short of the mark. And then she turned around...
Just in time to have Gabriel land right on her shoulders. That wasn't quite expected. "Ooooooh. White." ...Wait, what was white? Probably better not to find out. That was cut short anyhow as a plume of purple energy was thrust into her face.
It definitely hit, but...for some reason, something felt wrong. Maybe it was the clapping sound coming from behind Gabriel. "Wooooow! That's pretty mean! I didn't think you churchies would resort to things like that!" Lilith was right there. But she was also under Gabriel's legs, being assaulted with- Oh wait, that body suddenly burst into a cloud of green energy, leaving her opponent with no foothold and dropping her unceremoniously to the ground.
Lilith tilted her head a bit, blinking a few times. ...And then she smiled. "Well that was interesting. But now...I guess I should I return the favor!" And then she dashed right up to Gabriel, attempting to hug her again. Except this time, instead of cutting into her with her wings, Lilith chose to jump into the air, and then turn upside down, letting gravity take over as she attempted to slam the woman on her head. "Wheeeeeeeee~"
COMBATSYS: Gabriel dodges Lilith's Strong Throw.
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Lilith 0/-------/--=====|=======\===----\1 Gabriel
There is a long moment where Gabriel is indeed confused. There was also that look of triumph at having landed her attack, but instead her opponent does something she can't explain. It must be some sort of technique she doesn't know, or something beyond simple techniques. Unfortunately Gabriel doesn't have time to figure it out. This little nymph is fast and everywhere all the time. Wiggling out of the grasp is easy enough, Gabriel manages to turn around in Lilith's arms and break free just as she is jumping.
“Your embraces always end in something unpleasant,” Gabriel remarks coldly, before chasing after where she seems to presume Lilith will land, and slashing at the air their with her glass shard. Remarkably, she is still holding it and while her hand is bleeding, it doesn't seem to be affecting her as much as it ought to be. The attack is quick, but the nymph seems to be avoiding her earlier attacks so well, the frustration seems to be mounting, but so is something else. Exhaustion? At least Gabriel has lasted longer than the man that Lilith started this over (Gabriel started this). And speaking of him, a glance to her side tells Gabriel he is still there. You can almost see the gears in her head turning as she seems to be formulating some sort of plan.
“It's getting close to time to end this,” She mutters, darkly.
COMBATSYS: Lilith dodges Gabriel's Divine Retribution.
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Lilith 0/-------/--=====|=======\==-----\1 Gabriel
"Whoops!" Her not at all pleasant hug was broken in mid-air, and Lilith righted herself. Flipping back and landing on her feet, she then immediately hopped into the air, carried by her wings as Gabriel's slash missed the mark totally. "Awwww, still trying to cut me with that? So mean!"
She landed on the other side, and then closed the distance again. "And all I want to do is share the love~" Her arms were outstretched again, as if she were going for another all too affectionate hug. But if Lilith were to catch Gabriel, her wings would transform into a bow and a hand. Using her opponent as an arrow and firing them off.
Likely into a wall for maximum damage.
She was not unaware of the man that was still laying nearby in a daze. That was typical behavior of being drained by a succubus. At least she didn't make him ingest her saliva or something. He would have died nearly instantly. In that respect, Lilith seemed less interested in killing, and more about just...having fun.
COMBATSYS: Gabriel interrupts Mystic Arrow from Lilith with Intercession.
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Lilith 1/-----==/=======|=======\====---\1 Gabriel
"I may not have much experience with physical affection," (Gabriel mistakes love for lust), "But I do not believe it is intended to be this painful," she states as a matter of factly. She holds her ground, because Lilith is coming in again and only this time Gabriel doesn't wiggle out of the embrace. She stands there, takes it and kind of looks down and troubled as her cheeks color rosy again. Enduring something like that is maybe too much for her, but endure she does. She takes the hug and even when it predictable starts to turn into some sort of crazy attack like razor wings or being flung like a friggin arrow? Only now does Gabriel react.
As she is being flung, Gabriel hooks Lilith with her thighs and uses the momentum that she is being flung (into a wall for goodness sake) with and brings Lilith with her, only reversing course so she doesn't get nearly so much of the wall as the succubus gets.
"I think I've learned something from you," Gabriel comments as she picks herself back up, "So this is how you hug." She states, almost sarcastically, but like all her expressions thus far (except the blushes) very muted.
"It is time I end this," She says plainly and draws a breath, before dipping her head downward. It's clear she's preparing for something big soon.
"Huh?" Lilith blinked stupidly as she found herself dragged along for the ride of her own attack. "Whaaaaaaaa--"
There may have been a crater in the wall now. "Ow...ow..." Lilith grumbled, rubbing her head as she sat up. "That wasn't supposed to happen!" She whined, pouting at Gabriel yet again. Not like she'd actually win any points that way.
"Aw, you learned something?" She smiled excitedly at that, clapping her hands a bit. "Great!" Surel she must have know that it was sarcasm. But she ran with it anyhow! "It's a shame you want to want this. I've been having a lot of fun~" Recovering from her the earlier impact, Lilith shook one of her hands, testing it for functionality, before it suddenly turned into another claw.
"Well, we can always meet again, can't we? We can, right?" Smiling creepily, the girl dove forward at her opponent, disregarding whatever she may have been planning as she aimed to lay into the woman with the claw.
COMBATSYS: Lilith successfully hits Gabriel with Medium Punch.
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Lilith 1/----===/=======|=======\======-\1 Gabriel
As Lilith speaks, Gabriel replies, but does not move, that part is very important. She keeps her hands clasped in front of her chest and remains still.
"Did you not say you had homework to complete?" Gabriel inquires almost mockingly. The truth is Gabriel has little intent to let Lilith complete her homework. She starts to glow, almost a gold if you could corrupt gold to look somehow wrong. Lilith is charging her now,
"And I have to return to my room, I require a bath after.. whatever this spectacle was." Lilith drives her claw at Gabriel and it lands head on with Gabriel still not moving. Only now her eyes opened, a deep green and at this range she looks at Lilith , apparently all along hoping to get the succubus close enough to her. The glass shard is dropped, it shatters on the ground, apparently just glass.
"I said I would purify. . " Gabriel speaks in hollow tones, "The absolute destiny. . is apocolypse," Gabriel states before releasing the stored up energy, but not in a direction, rather in all directions, like a bomb, outward from Gabriel, engulfing all that stands in the way. The power isn't explosive, more like searing. Does the alley get it? Yes, the poor man who Lilith left on the ground? Yeeep, hope he has health insurance. Does Gabriel get it herself? Who knows, she's in the middle of the blinding light that is going outward in all directions (Lilith is probably in one of those directions). At some point the light will fade, at some range the alley untouched, but at which?
COMBATSYS: Lilith dodges Gabriel's Absolute Apocalypse.
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Lilith 1/----===/=======|=====--\-------\0 Gabriel
The light was blinding.
It was dangerous.
Not just a game this time, Lilith actually put on a serious face as that utterly dreadful light began to fill the alleyway. She usually didn't bother to go this seriously, but this time definitely warranted it.
The Succubus' body actually /split in two/, which is to say a clone of her separated from the original, like an amoeba splitting off from it's parent. And then the two of them took on a harsh green glow. Mirroring each other's movements, the two Lilith's performed the same technique as before. Their clothes vanished as oppressive waves of green energy spiraled outwards.
Except this time, there was double the force. The two lights collided and she grimiaced as she could feel that holy power searing into her. But she remained strong, and with a moment of exertion, she weathered through the worst of it, and then forced the rest of her power outwards, aiming to topple the woman over with that same masochistic feeling as before.
Except this time, it would be much harsher.
COMBATSYS: Lilith successfully hits Gabriel with Mindless Mimic Doll.
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Lilith 0/-------/-------|=======\=------\1 Gabriel
The searing light does eventually fade and in the center is in fact Gabriel with everything around her mostly seemingly untouched except perhaps a little cleaner. The fellow on the ground is unfortunately looking worse off then she probably is, but she seems to be in a positive frame of mind, after all, nothing survives that. And so she decides and starts to take a step before the pair of Lil-li (plural Lilith) come at her from both sides like out of a bad dream. There isn't even time to blush about Lilith always taking her clothes off (she didn't have many on to begin with!) Only now Gabriel looks surprised, wide eyed and gasps before it's too late and the abuse begins, only this time she isn't going to be able to get back up from it.
Oddly somewhere there is a man whom she met earlier this evening likely to puke his guts out, so can't call it entirely a wash. Unfortunately unable to avoid the onslaught, Gabriel is brought down (kind of viciously at that) and eventually crumbles. . The saving grace? She purified the area first and really it's not that filthy. The dampness seared away, a lot of the grit and organic matter probably didn't survive her radiating energy either. Maybe in the morning this will all be a bad dream. . .
COMBATSYS: Gabriel takes no action.
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COMBATSYS: Gabriel can no longer fight.
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The two Liliths powered down after that, their energy dissipating into nothing before merging together again.
".....That was...interesting." She looked around the area, and then walked over to the fallen Gabriel, kneeling down to inspect her. ".....If I let her live, she'll come after me again, won't she?" She asked no one in particular. Her gaze was raised to the sky then, tapping her lips with a finger.
"Oh well! It might be fun!"
And with that, Lilith's body took on a green glow, and in a flash, her succubus outfit changed to the uniform of Taiyo High. She then scooped the woman up into her arms, recalling the hotel room number. "I think it was... Right!"
Gabriel would find herself eventually waking in the room across from the one that was actually her own, with nothing otherwise tampered with. She may feel a slight headache. And on the night table is a note that reads...
'I had so much fun last night! Let's do it again sometime!'
'PS. I took a little energy from you, hope you don't mind!'
...What a strange girl.
COMBATSYS: Lilith has ended the fight here.
Log created on 13:28:29 11/18/2014 by Lilith, and last modified on 18:26:45 11/18/2014.