The Descent

Killasaurus Orphanage in: I Hear You Calling - When nightmares from Alexis' past resurface, she turns to the Warwolf for guidance - and receives a message from an old acquaintance. - created on 20:19:19 06/06/2022 by Alexis and last modified on 13:28:51 06/10/2022. Cast: Sven and Alexis.

Into The Fire And The Flames - On a cold summer morning, in the time before the light, Alexis comes in flames of death's eternal reign. She rides towards the fight when the darkness has fallen down, and the times are tough all right. As the sound of evil laughter falls around the world tonight, she prepares fighting hard, fighting on for the steel through the wastelands evermore. The scattered souls will feel the hell, bodies wasted on the shores. On the blackest plains in hell's domain, Eadni watch them as they go. In fire and pain, now once again, they know. So now Alexis fly ever free, free before the thunderstorm, on towards the wilderness. There, her quest carries on far beyond the sundown, far beyond the moonlight, deep inside her heart and all her souls. - created on 20:47:35 06/14/2022 by Eadni and last modified on 12:08:18 06/20/2022. Cast: Alexis and Eadni.

The Red Wanderer - Ahmya Shiki goes to a place she's never been to keep an appointment she didn't make, and tells a stranger a story she'd never before imagined. - created on 21:38:41 06/14/2022 by Sindel and last modified on 09:03:04 07/16/2022. Cast: Sindel and Ahmya.

The Hidden Scream - Wielding a surge of new power, Alexis seeks an opportunity to enter what she suspects is Outworld's latest machinations on Earthrealm, but must go through the towering shokan Sheeva to earn it. - created on 19:11:15 07/02/2022 by Sheeva and last modified on 09:03:27 07/16/2022. Cast: Alexis, Sheeva, and Sindel.

The Cackling Chaos - The Revenant Queen looks to draw out an infamous Darkstalker to test her resolve and determine whether she's fit to Descend. - created on 21:02:30 07/04/2022 by Sindel and last modified on 09:03:42 07/16/2022. Cast: Sindel and Lotus.

Round 1 - Dying To Live - Together in Japan's Ruined Temple, a man who cannot die and a woman who can hardly bear the thought of living are afforded an opportunity to seek common accord through the language of violence. - created on 13:50:23 07/05/2022 by Raven and last modified on 10:33:41 07/21/2022. Cast: Izanami and Raven.

Round 1 - Drowning Pool - The Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada has played host to countless spectacles of martial and athletic prowess, but the flood which tore through it nearly a decade ago and left its sub-basement forever condemned is what's marked it as the perfect place for NOL's rising star and Hong Kong's action star to meet, surrounded by the watchful eyes of lost, drowned souls. - created on 15:32:33 07/05/2022 by Marduk and last modified on 09:04:37 07/16/2022. Cast: Fei Long and Marduk.

Round 1 - The Trampled Earth - In a Remote Village occupied by little more than burned, crumbling homes and ashes, the titan Kongou and the lethal husk Edenlith visit thundering fury upon a remote patch of jungle long since gutted by the engines of war. - created on 21:00:36 07/07/2022 by Edenlith and last modified on 08:59:38 07/16/2022. Cast: Edenlith and Kongou.

Round 1 - I Wanna Do Bad Things To You - Out in the remote reaches of the Louisiana Bayou, mad science meets tyranny to see which malevolent force has the will to confine their foe to the swamp's sucking depths. - created on 22:22:03 07/07/2022 by Relius and last modified on 08:59:53 07/16/2022. Cast: Lord Mordread and Relius.

Round 1 - Friends On The Other Side - Voodoo Town, Haiti is a place where mortal and immaterial, light and shadow have a way of bleeding into one another; what better place, then, for the Psycho Soldier Athena Asimaya and the Dancing Spider Aranha - pop idol and ex-felon - to meet? - created on 23:14:38 07/08/2022 by Athena and last modified on 09:00:03 07/16/2022. Cast: Athena and Aranha.

Round 1 - If You Can Hear Them It's Too Late - China's Lin Kuei Forest is said to be haunted by demons. Luckily, the Shaolin prodigy Liu Kang and Stellar Assassin Zafina are well-equipped to face whatever might lurk in the shadows beyond the encroaching trees of the deep, dark woods. - created on 18:53:33 07/10/2022 by Zafina and last modified on 09:00:35 07/16/2022. Cast: Zafina and Liu Kang.

Round 1 - Killer X King - Out in a nameless Southwest desert, a Greyhound Motor Bus riddled with bullet holes and blood spatter will see a confrontation between Illyria's regal swordsman Leo Whitefang and the blood-soaked mystery known only as Lotus. - created on 23:06:54 07/10/2022 by Leo Whitefang and last modified on 09:00:58 07/16/2022. Cast: Lotus and Leo Whitefang.

Round 1 - The God-King Is In His Heaven - Nestled in the pristine heart of an otherwise ravaged pyramid, the burial chamber of a Forgotten Tomb in Egypt sees its first visitors in decades as two men too ambitious or stubborn to be swayed by curses - the Brilliant Flame Kain Heinlein and the Riotous Blaze Iori Yagami - have been called to entertain a long-dead king with their prowess. - created on 14:42:08 07/11/2022 by Kain and last modified on 09:01:19 07/16/2022. Cast: Iori and Kain.

Round 1 - The Branching Darkness - At the stroke of midnight, a stretch of deep, Dark Forest will play host to the NOL's ever-gentle Intelligence officer Hazama and star of films such as Ninja Mime 3 and HWAAAAA!!, Johnny Cage as they look to put on the show of their lives. - created on 19:37:24 07/11/2022 by Hazama and last modified on 13:46:49 07/19/2022. Cast: Johnny Cage and Hazama.

Round 1 - Red Right Hand - Surrounded by the raw stench and stuff of death in the bowels of an Abattoir, Ragna the Bloodeye and The Red Wanderer, Ahmya Shiki match blades and wills. - created on 21:45:43 07/11/2022 by Ahmya and last modified on 09:01:36 07/16/2022. Cast: Ragna and Ahmya.

Round 1 - They Live - A haunted Graveyard rife with eerie lights and skeletal hands creeping forth from mounded dirt plays host to the Thunder God and the Killasaurus as ironclad order meets screaming chaos. - created on 20:22:01 07/12/2022 by Alexis and last modified on 21:19:39 07/18/2022. Cast: Raiden and Alexis.

Round 1 - Are You Being Served? - Lightning flashes through the windows of a foreboding Gothic Castle in Transylvania as the Rose of Blackthorne and Geese Howard's Rook meet in a clash of princesses and servants. - created on 10:24:26 07/13/2022 by Hein and last modified on 19:14:04 07/18/2022. Cast: Hein and Briar Rose.

Round 1 - City of the Dead - When the pride of the US Air Force and the cold hero of NOL grace the still, opulent avenues of Louisiana's Lafayette Cemetary, they shall grant its ghostly denizens a spectacle of brawn and swordsmanship for the ages. - created on 19:35:51 07/13/2022 by Jin Kisaragi and last modified on 18:06:25 08/10/2022. Cast: Guile and Jin Kisaragi.

Round 1 - Samurai Vamploo - Hungary's Arena of Ravenous Delights is proud to host a meeting between the Darkstalker hunter Baiken and the enigmatic immortal known as Slayer. In turn, the House of Podiebrad trusts that Baiken and Slayer will be proud to serve as entertainment for a cadre of lordly monster hunters who will be dining just beyond the arena's boundaries. - created on 18:34:46 07/14/2022 by Slayer and last modified on 19:15:20 07/18/2022. Cast: Slayer and Baiken.

Round 2 - Under His Eye - In a place of lingering strife and vengeful grief, pyromancer faces mentalist for the stakes of the continuing tournament path. They find within one another reserves even beyond what was anticipated-- and respected-- up front, finding as much challenge as either kombatant can krave. - created on 12:20:55 07/17/2022 by Kain and last modified on 20:34:41 07/17/2022. Cast: Kain and Edenlith.

Round 2 - Terminal Line - Somewhere beneath Metro City lies a once-beautiful, buried subway station deemed best forgotten after a string of horrific tragedies... and yet, in the post-midnight hours when the "Rebellious Flame" Ash Crimson meets the "King-Killer" Craig Marduk, the station's alive with eerie, flickering lights and a phantom train-- but mostly the sounds of a bit of the old ultraviolence, and the endless rage of the inferno. - created on 07:02:39 07/19/2022 by Ash and last modified on 08:44:18 08/09/2022. Cast: Ash and Marduk.

Round 2 - Unnatural Splendor - Ever since tasting opposed strains of infernal blood, a remote corner of a Louisiana Bayou has seen changes: flecks of metal melded with newly sprouted plants, wildlife with hellish glares, and rivulets of glistening oil flowing forth from murky waters. Surrounded by the slow, but steady collapse of a venerable ecosystem, the Rose of Blackthorne and the Frozen Heart, Jin Kisaragi, meet in a duel of beautiful faces laid over cruel intentions. - created on 07:03:30 07/19/2022 by Jin Kisaragi and last modified on 06:50:23 08/11/2022. Cast: Jin Kisaragi and Briar Rose.

Round 2 - In The Pale Moonlight - Beneath the light of a full moon, a Gothic Castle in Transylvania hosts a star-crossed seeress, a Dancing Spider, and a fleet of ghostly servitors drawn by the inexorable gravity of Geese Howard's tenacious butler. On the cusp of defeat, Zafina and Aranha clash before the watchful eyes of the dead to determine who has the will to continue their journey. - created on 08:06:41 07/19/2022 by Zafina and last modified on 10:43:25 07/21/2022. Cast: Aranha and Zafina.

Round 2 - Coming Forth By Day - Warmed by the touch of cosmic and corrupted flames, the long-abandoned Antechamber of a lost and Forgotten Tomb in the Sahara Desert teems with visitors for the first time in countless centuries: the mournful spirits of a God-King's bereaved family and worshippers, come to pay their last respects once more; the Thunder God Raiden, fresh from a brush with grim duty; and the Mad Sage Relius, armed with forbidden data from an infernal knight. - created on 10:00:22 07/19/2022 by Relius and last modified on 11:29:43 07/31/2022. Cast: Raiden and Relius.

Round 2 - Disasters, Natural Or Otherwise - A decade ago, Calgary, Alberta, Canda's Saddledome suffered a horrific flood, claiming dozens of lives. Today, the water's ankle-deep in its forever-condemned basement and rising slowly, ever since this desolate space gave rise to a new friendship powerful enough to conjure tears from the drowned dead. Down here, the Last Yagami and the Strongest Titan are granted an opportunity to sink ever deeper into the Descent or be washed away. - created on 19:55:53 07/21/2022 by Iori and last modified on 19:21:17 07/22/2022. Cast: Iori and Kongou.

Round 2 - The One About A Kumite - Out by a Clown Motel in Nevada designed to hook tourists in spite of its humble accommodations lies a graveyard recently disturbed by verdant fire and elusive prowess. With so few memorials to go around, disturbing even one is a terrible slight-- one which King Leo of Illyria must contend with, should the aggrieved dead see fit to interrupt his bout with-- -- SOMEONE who the Revenant Queen has seen fit to dispatch in place of Maki Genryuusai. - created on 21:18:13 07/21/2022 by NiCO and last modified on 23:22:34 07/22/2022. Cast: Leo Whitefang and NiCO.

Round 2 - Midnight in the Garden - In a place of alien beauty and profound danger, Hades Izanami and Slayer - ancient entities of Death and Unlife - must take care not to trample the grass too harshly, lest it bite back at them with razor edges. The Garden of Shells in Chubu-Sangaku, Japan doesn't release visitors gladly-- but perhaps undying will can overcome its blossoming mysteries. - created on 21:29:59 07/22/2022 by Izanami and last modified on 10:19:35 08/12/2022. Cast: Slayer and Izanami.

Round 2 - When the Boughs Break - Are they exceedingly intrepid Cage fans, stalking predators, or something worse? Duo Lon and Fei Long must consider this question as they meet in a deep, Dark Forest alive with rustling branches, peering eyes, and dark shapes on the edges of perception. - created on 21:46:01 07/22/2022 by Fei Long and last modified on 07:28:11 08/05/2022. Cast: Duo Lon and Fei Long.

Round 2 - Wandering Stars - Beneath a night sky glittering with endless shards of glass, what little remains of an Abandoned, Remote Village ravaged by war, then trampled by a titan and witch-husk must somehow bear a meeting between the one-armed ronin Baiken and Raven, the Observer-- a clash of tenacious survivor's instincts and undying, exhausted boredom. - created on 15:51:48 07/23/2022 by Raven and last modified on 08:34:25 08/08/2022. Cast: Baiken and Raven.

Round 2 - Lights... ... Action! - It's an entirely real Graveyard with an entirely real storm which continues to rage long after the Elder God of Thunder's presence has faded, populated by an entirely real girl with entirely real swords; entirely real, skeletal limbs bursting through the drenched earth; and an actor who must wrestle with the looming threat of notes from an entirely unsympathetic audience. - created on 20:09:38 07/27/2022 by Ahmya and last modified on 03:28:15 07/29/2022. Cast: Johnny Cage and Ahmya.

Round 2 - A Scream In The Night - Still hungry for a shot at Outworld's elite on her own terms, Alexis is afforded an audience with none other than Lord Mordread, King of Hel in China's Lin Kuei Forest. All she has to do NOW is survive the towering knight's fury as she looks to come to terms with her previous brush with Kombat. - created on 20:48:29 07/30/2022 by Alexis and last modified on 08:20:39 08/03/2022. Cast: Alexis and Lord Mordread.

Round 2 - Blood and Wine - A fetid Abattoir dripping with the still-fresh blood of past bouts hosts a dutiful butler, an Air Force ace, and half a dozen of the world's richest men and women, here to partake of forbidden delights from the safety of an observation room behind kombat-proof glass. - created on 13:10:41 08/01/2022 by Hein and last modified on 08:32:37 08/08/2022. Cast: Guile and Hein.

Round 2 - These Violent Delights - The Podiebrads were promised a show, and thanks to Slayer and Baiken they got it. Whipped into a violent froth by freely-flowing spirits and wanton bloodshed, the increasingly unruly crowd in Hungary's Arena of Ravenous Delights is now presented with a clash between Darkstalkers after their own vicious hearts: Morrigan Aensland, Dreamvore; and Black Lotus, Bloody Catastrophe, two exceedingly dangerous predators hunting from opposing poles. - created on 20:39:15 08/04/2022 by Morrigan and last modified on 11:17:23 08/07/2022. Cast: Morrigan and Lotus.

Round 3 - Eternal Envy - The air hangs heavy and thick, redolent with the anguish and envy of a Graveyard full of lost souls hungry for another taste of life-- and resentful of the Nightwalker who mocks them with his very existence, and the Fortuneteller who so adroitly sidesteps her own demise. - created on 07:35:36 08/12/2022 by Zafina and last modified on 07:29:37 08/13/2022. Cast: Slayer and Zafina.

Round 3 - Midnight Audience - From the moment King Leo of Illyria sets foot in the throne room of a Gothic Castle in Transylvania, he and his next opponent in the Descent are met with dozens of expectant, spectral faces hungry for a little time with a noble personage. After waiting for so long, will they have the patience to simply watch as Leo and the hollow girl Edenlith clash, or might the risk of waiting another century to be heard drive them to interject themselves? - created on 16:47:22 08/12/2022 by Leo Whitefang and last modified on 07:31:07 08/13/2022. Cast: Edenlith and Leo Whitefang.

35 logs.