Neo League 0143 - NL6: QF - Hayley vs Tsinghua

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Description: Neo-League quarterfinalists Tsinghua and Hayley on the rooftops of Dubrovnik in a frighteningly close bout! (Winner: Hayley)

Cameramen and spectators alike dot the balconies, ready to catch glimpses of the Neo-League quarterfinalists about to fight- and dart around on these bright-red, uneven plated rooftops. The two fighters are expected to start on the same room, one of the larger-and flatter platforms around. Specific limits for the fighting arena have not been set, however, and either fighter is free to use the enviroment as they wish.

After a moderately lengthy climb up, Tao Tsinghua arrives on the slightly-tilted red bricks, looking around and taking a moment to briefly enjoy the fantastic sight. Waves of red roofs seperated by many alleys and streets, a bit further out the azure-blue sea calmly making it's waves. The boy's eyes however, display a certain amount of nervousness. While there is plenty of medical staff ready to jump into action, a fall from here will be far from pleasant. He straightens out his usual green-and-beige Hanfu- before approaching his opponent, whenever she might've arrived. Bowing deeply, the Messenger offers his usual greeting. "Good Afternoon, ms. Bretherton. I am Tao Tsinghua of the Honorable Góng Estate. I wish you the best in our upcoming match."

"It is a pleasure to meet."

"Huh," Hayley Bretherton says, looking up at the roof. "This is going to be...interesting?" She seems very uncertain. Even so, Hayley has been doing well, lately. There's been some restored confidence. It's enough to keep her trying, anyway.

And so, Hayley wiggles her hips a little, claps her hands together and rubs them, then leaps--quite well--into an ascending climb.

Several minutes later, she puts a hand on the side of the roof and vaults up onto it. She sticks the landing, adjusting her footing just a little when she gets slightly wobbly. "Phew," the sigh is to no one in particular, but her opponent speaks up. Hayley brushes her blue hair out of her face and gives him a lopsided smile.

"Oh, hoy. Hayley Bretherton, but it seems you knew that already! Charmed. And good luck to ya!"

The Aussie shifts her footing a bit again, widening her stance and bending her knees slightly. One arm is held in front of her and the other is raised high behind for balance.

"--oh! Ready when you are."

The chinese boy takes a few steps back in tandem, keeping up a steady balance while he takes his stance. Walking stick held next to his face, pointing towards Hayley- Lifting up his front leg as he tries his best not to look downwards. "The fight has started." he announces out of courtesy, yet, he doesn't make any sort of direct offense. Simply opting to lock his brown eyes with Hayley, as he observes.

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua has started a fight here.

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Tsinghua         0/-------/-======|

"Oh!" Hayley says, "no worries! Let's have a good match, then!" And suddenly she's off. The Australian--half-Chinese herself--surges forward with a long step, sweeping her arms in a scything downward strike as she advances. The move is a bit like a whirlwind, an effect amplified by the whipping, wind-like chi that Hayley generates when she strikes.

"Ah, sorry. Tsinghua, right? I'm tryin' to get a bit more comfortable talking when fighting again, you know?"

COMBATSYS: Hayley has joined the fight here.

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Hayley           0/-------/-------|======-\-------\0         Tsinghua

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua blocks Hayley's Descending Magpie.

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Hayley           0/-------/-------|======-\-------\0         Tsinghua

Reacting in time, Tsinghua holds his stick out in front of him- supporting the hilt with hands as he keeps the downwards strike from making contact with his body. Before twisting with the attack, and spinning backwards as he throws the cane right towards Haley, spinning round and round before... It stops?

Indeed, the walking stick is frozen in mid-air, and Tsinghua wastes no time following up balancing as he runs on the middle of the roof, before leaping over Hayley- and attempting to strike her from the opposite side with his palm in a deep stance. As he does so, ends the freezing-effect on his stick, the object resuming it's motion as it spins towards Hayley once more- a two-pronged attack that hopes to snuff out any counter-maneuver.

COMBATSYS: Hayley dodges Tsinghua's Yanchi Gun.

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Hayley           0/-------/-------|=====--\-------\0         Tsinghua

There's a heavy thwump as Hayley solidly chops the staff, but it does not break! The Aussie, instead, sidesteps, moving with turn before backstepping away just in time to see the cane spiraling toward her. She draws up to guard, initially, only to find that it's stopped in mid-air.

And soon, Tsinghua is changing his angle of attack, moving for the palm strike. The Aussie draws back and turns, pivoting on her heel to avoid the incoming palm--and then finding the stick is spinning toward her after all!

Hayley winds up somersaulting and nearly going off the roof, a move that leads to her suddenly gripping the tiles tightly. What happens is there's a crack as she digs her fingers into them with vice-like grip strength before pulling herself back up out of a brief handstand.

"Phew! That was--something! How did you do that?" Hayley bobs on her feet, bouncing a bit, then swinging her arms in a circular, tai chi-like motion. Chi gathers rapidly between her hands before Hayley suddenly pushes forward, striking it out with both palms in an explosive, close-range burst!

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua reflects Eucalyptus Bloom ES from Hayley with Guding Gen (Xiru).

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Hayley           0/-------/---====|=======\=------\1         Tsinghua

The moment Tsinghua sees Hayley gathering up Chi, he clasps his palms together and closes his eyes- Almost meditating as a shimmering sphere of greenish chi surrounds him. When Haylee's palms come within his, it would feel as if an invisible force was preventing them from penetrating through- While the energy she had build up gets sucked into the sphere, hanging motionless in front of Tsinghua. After the boy had absorbed all the chi he could manage, his eyes open, and he thrusts his palm into his side- before pushing and all the energy it towards Hayley, both his own, and hers, in a concentrated shockwave of force!

Hayley's explosive palm is suddenly, violently interrupted! When she meets resistance she pushes, just a little harder, trying to break through. Instead, it snaps back like a rubber-band when Tsinghua transitions into a multiplicative counterstrike.

"Oof," the Aussie is knocked backward, landing on her (well-padded) rear several feet away. She lingers only a moment before rocking forward and springing back up onto her feet--only briefly dusting bits of roof-tile off her seat.

"Hmmmm." Hayley sounds pensive as she resumes her stance, lowering it slightly, bending her knees just a bit more.

But then she springs forward, shifting positions entirely as she snaps out with a strong side kick from an entirely different footing, bouncing a bit on her heels.

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua blocks Hayley's Medium Kick.

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Hayley           0/-------/---====|=======\==-----\1         Tsinghua

Tsinghua is still in the process of retrieving his staff as the boot comes in- leaving him to defend with his arm. He manages, more or less- as Haley's foot collides painfully with his wrist. The boy stumbles back- balancing on one leg as he tries not to slip on a loose red tile. With his cane in hand, he carefully approaches the Aussie again. Whipping up his weapon-arm before swiping diagonally down with an elegant strike- free palm stretched behind him in a very kung-fu esque stance.

COMBATSYS: Hayley just-defends Tsinghua's Quick Strike!

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Hayley           0/-------/---====|=======\====---\1         Tsinghua

Hayley's leg impacts with Tsinghua's guard, and the Aussie shifts, drawing back to regain her balance and not leave herself open for follow-up. She bounces on her feet, keeping her distance--until the other fighter closes in.

Slamming a boot down on the tile, which splinters, Hayley shoring up her defense. The staff comes in, impacting with Hayley's...rear? The Aussie turns to catch the blow against her bottom, which...bounces the staff...rather harmlessly, actually.

"What form of kung fu is that?" Hayley asks, "I personally use some bajiquan, and some piguaquan." She widens her stance, then dashes forward again. First there's a whipping, sweeping backfist. Then, if that creates the opening, she goes for an arm grab. If she makes the grab, she twists it, pulling in for an elbow strike.

Lastly, if the opening presents itself, Hayley goes for a hip-check, aiming to bowl over the slender fighter with her superior...technique.

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua dodges Hayley's Magpie and Wombat ES.

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Hayley           0/-------/--=====|=======\====---\1         Tsinghua

"Ya?!" Tsinghua exclaims and expression of surprise, as the cane's silver head bounces off her rear entirely. His face displaying embarrassment as a blush starts to form. He stumbles backwards- avoiding Hayley's grab in the process as he almost falls down, balancing on one leg as he spins his arms looking for a solid tile. He manages, though, as he looks back to the Aussie while going down in a brief, but deep bow. "I- I'm terribly sorry, ms. Bretherton." The apology prevents him from attacking, yet he still observes the taller woman.

"I practice a form of Tai Chi unique to the master's Estate, Madam. Yet it takes influence from many branches."

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua calculates his next move.

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Hayley           0/-------/--=====|=======\====---\1         Tsinghua

"Eh?" Hayley blinks. "Oh, that's not on you. That was intentional! It's uh--" Hayley's volume lowers. "It's," she mumbles, barely audible. Her face is a little flushed. Fortunately, there's a quick escape hatch offered.

"Oh! Tai Chi, huh." Hayley says. "I'll be looking for it -- I use a bit of that myself, but just a little." The Aussie sweeps her arms, spreading her stance wide. She then springs forward, launching into a leaping punch to try and smash through Tsinghua's guard.

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua fails to interrupt Medium Punch from Hayley with Zhongzi Mucai.

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Hayley           0/-------/=======|=======\====---\1         Tsinghua

The boy might be seen crouching down- and lowering his staff, but the continuation of this motion get snuffed out as Hayley's punch makes contact with the top of his skull sooner then he expected. Tsinghua gets pushed onto his belly- as he starts to slip off the roof's tiles. Barely managing to find hold as his fingers find a gap. The Messenger rises back on his feet- and just in time to react against whatever the aussie was planning next.

Hayley starts to move for the recovery--to grab Tsing, actually. Opponent or not, she seems to not relish the idea of winning by him following off the roof! "A-ah," she says, "you alright?" She doesn't immediately pursue a follow-up attack until he's regained his footing.

Once he does, Hayley launches at Tsing, moving in what looks like a dropkick. As she gets closer, she instead transitions into a scissor takedown, trying to wrap her legs around Tsing, twist, and then wrestle him into the ground with a dangerous throw after putting the squeeze on him with her thighs.

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua blocks Hayley's Rolling Crocodile EX.

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Hayley           0/-------/-======|=======\====---\1         Tsinghua

"Th-Thank you, ms. Bretherton." He says, before moving to defend himself- while her throws might seem succesful, it would feel as if her locks, twists and slams weren't quite inflicting proper damage. Tsinghua seemed to be moving his limbs in such a way to reduce the pain inflicted- Rolling with the punches, as one might say. Once he wrestles loose, he rolls backwards- Having pried lose a red tile that he throws in front of him- Before it freezes in mid-air again. Tsinghua takes his cane, and erupts into a flurry of controlled swipes on the object- building and building up momentum as his wood-like chi seemingly makes it grow spectral roots- growing outwards and fading into the air- before Tsinghua ends the effect, the tile now shooting towards Hayley with frightening speed. Aiming to fly past her arms and into her torso.

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua successfully hits Hayley with Dong Gen (Hu Qi).

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Hayley           1/---====/=======|====---\-------\0         Tsinghua

Faced with a new projectile, Hayley seems uncertain. Hesitant. She tries to approach from a new angle, moving to the side, but the rooftop footing makes that difficult. She finally pushes forward anyway, attempting to deflect the worst of it. The tile comes flying at her like a discus, spectral roots sprouting, and Hayley can't quite get her defense right. She breathes deeply, chi gathering faintly as an aura around her, but it only does so much as the tile smashes against her torso and fragments, bowling her over.

"Whu--" Hayley tumbles down the side of the roof, finally digging her fingers in and swinging back onto it with a heavy thump onto her back. "--ow."

It takes her a moment to catch her breath then kip up back to her feet, rolling her neck and rubbing her side. "That's...interesting," she says. "I've fought some fighters with unusual tricks, but that one is new! How do you -- well." Pause. "Did you learn through practice or?" Hayley seems to be trying to figure it out.

But that doesn't stop her from pressing the attack again. Hayley surges forward, unleashing a furious set of whipping strikes. For a moment, she's like a windmill, barreling toward Tsinghua and striking out with with whip-like chops as she advances. Suddenly, however, she transitions from "chop" to "grab" using the whip-like motion to try and wrap her hand around his arm, pull him in, then deliver several rapid-fire kicks to his side while standing on one leg. Lastly, she channels her chi, moving to fire another point-blank chi blast from her palms as she did before.

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua reflects Magpie Swooping Season ES from Hayley with Dong Gen (Xiru).

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Hayley           1/-------/=======|===----\-------\0         Tsinghua

"It is an Ancient, Secret Chi-Infusing and manipulation technique taught to loyal members and staff of my Master's Estate. That Is all I can disclose, I'm afraid. I practiced."

As Tsinghua explains, he swiftly moves between and past Hayley's strikes, in a state of concentration surprising even himself. Eventually, in a very brief moment of respite- right after Hayley whiffed her attempted grab, he enters that same meditation stance from before. Palms together, with his stick now balancing on both thumbs. While the technique initially seems identical, with the same sphere of shimmering chi surrounding him- It quickly grows into something more powerful. The chi takes a different shape. Forming a full sphere of wooden roots around the kid. Coiling around themselves as each end of root grows longer and longer. Hayley would experience the same sensation with her barrage of kicks, the sphere repelling her attacks like two Identical sides of a magnet.


And Indeed, Hayley's blast of Chi gets absorbed again. Sinking into the roots as they start to glow, imbued with Hayley's power. Moments later, the Roots collapse in on themselves, forming a tight ball hovering still in front of Tsinghua. The messenger concentrates for a moment as he pulls back his palm once more, before pushing the root-ball Hayley's way. "Xiru!" The wood turns back to energy as it strays from the messenger, before all of it explodes in a blast of formless Chi right next to the Aussie.

"Oh, I understand," Hayley nods. "Some techniques are family or school secrets, of course. I prefer sharing a style with the world, but--" Hayley does not get to finish before she's distracted by hammering away at the barrier. Chi sphere collides with chi in a great, blinding flash before hers is absorbed and then redirected, the explosive power crashing into her and driving her back across the roof.

And in between wheezes, the Aussie grits her teeth. "That control is really impressive," the compliment sounds genuine, but she also sounds annoyed. Just a little. "I can certainly see why you'd want to keep the secret--!"

Hayley suddenly springs up, launching high into the air before turning a forward flip. From it, she descends rapidly, dropping into a strong diagonal kick back toward the kung fu fighter.

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua dodges Hayley's Diving Kick.

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Hayley           1/-------/=======|===----\-------\0         Tsinghua

In response, Tsinghua cartwheels to the side. An evasive- yet slightly risky move as he tries not to slip on these diagonal tiles. He lands soundly- before spinning towards Hayley- Raising the Cane up high before swiping it down with a fierce- yet controlled overhead smash.

COMBATSYS: Hayley fails to interrupt Random Strike from Tsinghua with Wombat's Crushing Blow EX.
- Power fail! -

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Hayley           1/------=/=======|====---\-------\0         Tsinghua

Hayley shifts her footing, ready to counter strike as Tsinghua sweeps down. She turns her side to face him, drawing back her hip for what, briefly, is clearly going to be some kind of fearsome hip check.

What she is not prepared for is just how high the cane-strike is and the reach advantage. Before she can close the gap to butt-bump her way to victory, the blow crashes on her head hard enough to make her see stars. She staggers backward with a groggy "Uhhh."

Tsinghua feels just a little bit bad about continuing his assault, but the masters expect him to give his all. As such- Tsinghua's walking stick whips back upwards while the boy moves backwards, It's silver head aiming to collide with her chin as she recovers from that last strike- All the while creating distance between the two. "I appreciate the compliment, ms. Bretherton."

COMBATSYS: Hayley interrupts Evasive Strike from Tsinghua with Triumphant Wombat.

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Hayley           0/-------/-------|====---\-------\0         Tsinghua

Hayley shakes her head and digs in her heels, accidentally freeing another roof tile as she readjusts her footing. The staff is swinging for her chin again, but this time Hayley is better prepared. She advances to close the gap, thinking back to her spear training from her sifu in baji.


"The spear is one of the cores of baji, Hayley," an old man with short silver hair and sunglasses chides Hayley. He clutches a long wooden poll with a cloth-covered weight on the end like a spear tip. Hayley, dressed in a martial arts uniform, grumpily climbs up with a training spear of her own, rubbing her side.

"Yes, sifu," Hayley says, "but I don't want to fight with a spear--"

His sunglasses slide down just enough for him to give Hayley a judgmental eye. She mumbles a quick apology and bows. "Mastering the spear teaches you to deliver the power of bajiquan even without it. Additionally," he says, "it teaches the value of reach, both to yourself and your opponent. Let us go again."


Hayley steps forward, imposing her forearm close to the base of the cane, where the striking force is absent. With the momentum slowed, Hayley tenses suddenly, gathering power. With explosive force, she slams into Tsing with her ... considerable, hips, delivering a snapping, chi-infused strike that's almost like a cannon-firing with its sudden force that's almost completely without wind-up--the power delivered by highly, highly trained lower body muscle.


And Hip-Checked. The chi-infused strike catches Tsinghua by surprise entirely. Blowing the kid backwards- and off the roof. The messenger feels his stomach sink as he falls for but a moment- "Aaaay!" But thankfully, he is fortunate enough to crash down on another roof. His back impacting painfully with the tiles- Yet he is able to rise to his feet. He starts to build up elementless Qi into his palm, hoping that Hayley will follow him down- If she does, he'd leap at her at her landing. Trying to crouch low before pushing his hand into her stomach, hopefully knocking the wind out of the woman to slow down her approach.

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua successfully hits Hayley with Shou Tui.

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Hayley           0/-------/-----==|=======\-------\0         Tsinghua

Hayley breaks into a sprint when Tsinghua goes off the roof. Her pursuit is as much "checking to make sure he's alright" as it is "continuing the fight," the Aussie calling after him:

"Whoa! Too hard! Are you --"

When she sees he's landed on a lower roof, she steels herself, jumps down, and lands heavily on the second herself. Some more tiles crack, pieces of debris falling down the roof with a steady skitter-scatter of ceramic against ceramic.

And then Hayley faces down Tsinghua who is closing the gap on her again. She raises her guard, but he slips through, going between her arms to strike her in the stomach and launch her back with a heavy gasp. She staggers, taking three steps, then regains her footing--but not her breath. She takes several different ones, resuming her stance as she keeps a close eye on Tsing.

But she does not advance again, yet. "I'm--" Huff. "glad--" Puff. "You didn't fall too far!" Wheeze. "What is it with roofs lately?!"

Hayley shakes her head, as if it to clear the recalled memories of her recent fight with Daniel and her landing there.

COMBATSYS: Hayley focuses on her next action.

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Hayley           0/-------/-----==|=======\-------\0         Tsinghua

"Oh- Apologies, ms. Bretherton. I didn't realize you were checking up on me. I am approaching again." An odd thing indeed to call out your attack, but the boy does so before continuing his attack. Approaching Hayley with a swift, sweeping side kick at an odd angle, before following through, spinning with the motion to deliver a second kick in the same manner.

COMBATSYS: Hayley just-defends Tsinghua's Light Kick!

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Hayley           0/-------/-----==|=======\-------\1         Tsinghua

"It's a match--don't worry!" Hayley says, "Don't go too easy on me, you know?" The Aussie steps forward, putting one foot in the front and drawing the other back. She sweeps her arms back into a defensive posture again.

Hayley steps forward into a lean, intercepting Tsinghua's kick--not unlike she did the staff hit earlier, intercepting it with her dense lower-body before transitioning into a grab, trying to grab hold of the other fighter's leg, turn, then throw him across the roof!

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua blocks Hayley's Medium Throw.

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Hayley           0/-------/----===|=======\-------\1         Tsinghua


Booty-blocked again, as Hayley gets him in a tight hold- He get chucked, but manages to flip around and land on his feet- just shy of being thrown off the roof. He stops- Putting his palms together at his side, before a wild flurry of wooden splinters starts to form between them with his Chi. The shards whiz around with little control, creating surface-level cuts on the boy's hands. He endures the pain, before thrusting out both palms towards the older woman, a large shotgun-esque flurry of wooden splinters firing out in a large spread

COMBATSYS: Hayley dodges Tsinghua's Mubo Shi Bei Jian.

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Hayley           0/-------/----===|=======\-------\1         Tsinghua

As the wooden chi gathers, Hayley tenses. Projectiles are incoming, and she's seen first hand just how dangerous Tsinghua's unique moves can be. Rather than risking that danger again, the Aussie instead takes preemptive action.

Surging forward, Hayley goes low as the splinters launch at her. Her blue hair billows behind her, long and shaggy as always, with one of the splinters sending several stray strands floating as passes through without making purchase against her head.

And in the next movement, Hayley has risen back to her feet, having closed the gap. She slams one foot down on the roof heavily, pushing off as she whips the other leg around in a wide, sweeping kick that flares with chi. She does this once, then again, delivering a tornado-like double-kick with flaring chi.

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua blocks Hayley's Cassowary's Rending Talons.

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Hayley           0/-------/---====|=======\-------\1         Tsinghua

The double-kick is only just resisted by Tsinghua. It looked like the second might've slipped past his guard, but he manages to intercept it with his cane just in time. However, the boy looks spent. He is out of tricks. And as such, feels forced to do a repeat of a previous attack. He chucks up a loose tile- having it freeze before unleashing a flurry of strikes upon it. Afterwards flying towards Hayley in a curve, with considerable speed.

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua successfully hits Hayley with Dong Gen (Hu Qi).
- Power hit! -

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Hayley           1/------=/=======|-------\-------\0         Tsinghua

As Hayley finishes her kick, she launches back, landing across the roof as her foot slides and she almost stumbles. She adjusts, breathing heavily, but she too looks like she's running on fumes as well.

The roof tile comes at Hayley, and she tries to mimic her previous maneuver and dodge dodge it. She ducks low, trying to skirt underneath it--

Only to get clocked right in the face hard enough to bowl her over, sending her rolling down the roof.

As she reaches the end, she elbows the roof hard enough to hold herself for a moment, then digs in her fingers to get a hold again. Breathing deeply, she works on pulling herself back up with a huff.

"Okay," Hayley huffs. "I forgot how fast that was."

She changes her position, adjusts, then rushes in close. Dropping into a low stance, she throws a surprisingly boxer-like uppercut--then goes for a grab into two high-kicks and then a kick off and away from Tsinghua again!

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua dodges Hayley's Kangaroo Boxing Stance.

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Hayley           1/------=/=======|-------\-------\0         Tsinghua

Tsinghua shifts to the side of that uppercut- ducks under the grab- and is barely out of the way for the trio of kicks. Right afterwards, Tsinghua extends his Cane towards the now distant Hayley, swiping at her with it's silver head. "Please- Go down!"

COMBATSYS: Hayley dodges Tsinghua's Medium Strike.

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Hayley           1/------=/=======|==-----\-------\0         Tsinghua

"Sorry," Hayley pants. "But I'm in this to win myself!" She ducks and bobs left, this time, using the advantage of the looser boxing stance to weave around the incoming blow. Keeping up with that position, Hayley rares back, taking a swing back at Tsinghua with a swift haymaker aimed right for the other young fighter's jaw!

COMBATSYS: Hayley successfully hits Tsinghua with Fierce Punch.

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Hayley           1/----===/=======|==-----\-------\0         Tsinghua

The fist *slams* into Tsinghua's jaw with a scary impact- the boy falls to a knee, glassy-eyed. About to fall down, but-

Picks up his cane, and waves in sweeping motions- devoid of technique- towards Hayley threefold, like a windmil. After the third strike, his grip fails him- leaving the cane to be tossed away as it clatters off of the roof. Shortly after, the rest of his body follows- ever-so slowly slipping down the diagonal surface, Tsinghua is officially out for the count.

COMBATSYS: Tsinghua can no longer fight.

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COMBATSYS: Tsinghua successfully hits Hayley with Zhongzi Mucai.

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Hayley           1/-======/=======|

Hayley tries to stay a step ahead, to use her boxing stance to avoid Tsinghua's strikes. She avoids the first, bobbing and weaving, but there's just so many! One catches her shoulder, then another bonks her on the head, then a third hits her in the side.

"Ow! Ow! Oof!" She staggers, keeping her footing for a moment as Tsinghua goes down. In that moment, she sees him sliding down the roof and reaches down, catching him by the robes and pulling him back up and onto the flat of the roof so that the smaller fighter doesn't go off!

But...between that and the hits he delivered? That's all Hayley can manage. Her eyes roll, briefly, before she flops down on top of him, out like a light herself. least he won't fall off with Hayley weighing him down?

COMBATSYS: Hayley takes no action.

COMBATSYS: Hayley can no longer fight.

Log created on 15:37:26 03/12/2021 by Tsinghua, and last modified on 20:31:54 03/17/2021.