SNF 2005.11 - Shenwoo vs Cammy (vs Vega)

Description: Shenwoo takes on Cammy in a standard one-on-one match. O-HO, but that's not all! For a limited time only, you'll also get a threat by Cammy's once and former master, the Shadaloo dictator: Vega! Act now, before it's too late! (Winner: A Surprised Audience)

Cammy leaves the arena through the large main entrance.

Cammy exits Howard Arena.

Another lovely Saturday evening, another lovely Saturday Night Fight!
...Right. Well, as was usual for the main event, Howard Stadium was nearly packed with a cheering crowd of people of all sorts. All sorts meaning that there were some types with large, homemade Cammy flags waving them all about. And there was some with homemade Shenwoo flags, too. You know. The wierd types. Ahem. In any case, the arena fills with dramatic music, and many large lights upon the ceiling flick on, the lights then swiveling around until they illuminate a single man, standing in the very center of the massive block of stone that made up the fighting ground of this very arena.

And the very instant the lights focus upon the man, he lifts a microphone up to his lips, the music going silent in that very instant. "LADIEEES AND GENTLEMEN! WELCOME TO THE MAAAAIN EVENT OF SATURDAY. NIGHT. FIIIIGHTS!", he bellows, the crowd beginning to roar as the man then begins to hustle for one of the edges of the stage. No way anyone would want to be around that. The energetic and loud music picks up again, and the lights swivel around, more coming on to illuminate the entire stage, although there was one light that shifts to the colour purple, and goes down the path leading to the stage to light upon... one Cammy White.

The girl was dressed in her usual dark blue garment, the one that resembles a one-piece swimsuit (WITHOUT the thong bit), boots, her crimson gauntlets, as well as her beret (of course). Cammy was in the process of walking to the stage when the light lands upon her, and the girl freezes, blinking her eyes twice as she glances around... tenses... and then sprints the rest of the way to the arena floor, leaping up the stone stairs four or five at a time. Upon reaching the arena floor, Cammy stops, and grins over her shoulder, giving the crowd in general a thumbsup.

If only they had cool entrance music, and stuff. Alas, professional fighters have to generate hype the old-fashioned way, it seems. Shortly after Cammy arrives in the ring, Shenwoo is sent out from the opposite side, practically stalking his way along the path to the fighting stage, his eyes hidden by a pair of designer sunglasses. Of course, the tall man is also grinning, practically from ear to ear, nearly shaking with excitement! Getting to fight in the main event is something that's happened to him a few times, but never in a straight singles match, so it's an opportunity which he has no intention of squandering. Reaching the steps, the self-styled 'God of Battle' casually walks up them, tugging his gloves tight. "Looks like it's just you and me again, Cammy White," the Shanghai brawler says, glancing around at the crowd and acknowledging them with a raised fist, before he faces Cammy in his casual boxing stance, right hand leading. "So let's see what happens without Daigo around to soften me up for you, huh?" It's good-natured trash-talking really; he knows as well as anyone that his various clashes with Cammy have had... Wildly varying results.

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo has started a fight here.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/-------|

COMBATSYS: Cammy has joined the fight here.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/-------|-------\-------\0            Cammy

Megumi is in the audience, fairly well in the 'middle seats' area. Cammy's arrival causes her to join right in with the cheering the others are probably doing. She won't be disruptive, but it's obvious who she's cheering for.

Turning around as Shenwoo steps unto the floor of the arena, Cammy casts a grin right back at the man, one that may rival his own. "Just me and you." Cammy affirms with a sharp nod, the girl bringing her left leg up in line with her right leg, Cammy lifting up a hand to shift the beret on her head, setting it at a more jaunty angle. With that done, Cammy gives her head a little flick to test if the beret was gonna stick, and thankfully for her, it passes.
All right, she's good to go. Flexing her fingers beforehand, she then curls both hands into a tight fist as she lifts them in front of herself, about chest-height, the girl's eyes remaining focused on the face of her much larger opponent. "Daigo's not here for you to concentrate on, and there's no Juni around to distract us." Cammy says, her tone of voice becoming tighter as her eyes narrow, the grin fading away to leave her expression a concentrating one. "Just you and..." Cammy says, pausing for a moment. And in that very moment, the announcer screams, "FIGHT!".
But Cammy doesn't move, instead, one corner of her lip twitches upward in a lopsided grin, the once-Doll's eyes remaining locked upon Shenwoo. " Care to start us off?" she asks.

COMBATSYS: Cammy focuses on her next action.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/-------|-------\-------\0            Cammy

Really, the word 'FIGHT!' is all Shenwoo needs to hear. Before Cammy even really has the chance to finish her question, the tall, lean man is dashing towards her, clearly intent, indeed, on 'starting them off'. As he dashes towards her, closing the distance between them across the large fighting area, however, he does something as a prelude to any further fighting as he pulls off those designer sunglasses of his, even while he's running, and then he whips them right at Cammy. Yes, he just chucked his sunglasses at her. K' is totally gonna sue!

COMBATSYS: Cammy dodges Shenwoo's Thrown Object.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/-------|-------\-------\0            Cammy

And as those sunglasses whip towards her, Cammy does a perhaps curious thing. Step to one side to avoid the projectile, and as it passes, whip out her left fist out towards them, that fist unclenching and opening... as Cammy catches the pair of shades by one of the arms. But oh, Shenwoo was charging. Cammy drops the sunglasses-bearing hand, and releases it, allowing the shades to drop to the ground before she charges at the man as well, the girl hopping up into the air, and swinging her right foot at the head of the Shanghai brawler. "I get those if I win!" Cammy cries out with the kick.

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo endures Cammy's Medium Kick.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/-----==|-------\-------\0            Cammy

Letting out a chuckle, Shenwoo skids to a stop before Cammy's kick... Taking it right across the face without even flinching. "Go ahead, keep 'em," he says, with that wolfish grin of his, before he attempts to attack while he's inside Cammy's guard, ideally before the speedy girl can recover and get out of the way; both of his hands come together, and are swung upwards in an axehandle at the blonde's jaw, and then swung /down/, most likely smashing right into her face if the first hit connects. "ORA! ORA!"

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo successfully hits Cammy with Kouryuu-Geki.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/---====|===----\-------\0            Cammy

Cammy would've said thanks, but... well... she was busy being beat upon at the moment. As soon as she lands from her kick, she's sent upwards with that axehandle blow, the girl's jaw snapping shut along with the force of that strike. That would've been bad enough. Unfortunately for Cammy, there was a followup. Cammy's eyes widen as she spots that double-strike coming down towards her face, the girl remaining silent but for a gurgle as it not only strikes, but strikes her back down to the ground, Cammy landing upon her side.
Fortunately for Cammy, she was good at thinking on her feet. Or off of them, as the case may be here. Only a moment passes with Cammy on the ground, the student then kicking out her right foot, hoping to give Shenwoo a sharp kick on the kneecap. That was only meant to stun the man. If that should connect, Cammy would then quickly gather herself into a crouch, then leap upwards, extending a arm to hopefully cup the underside of Shenwoo's jaw in the pit of her elbow. That would stop her ascent, but be terribly uncomfortable for Shenwoo, at least... Cammy thought. And as a end to that complicated manuever, Cammy would use her newfound grip to swing over one of Shenwoo's shoulders, hopefully toppling the man unto his back, whilst she was at it.

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo interrupts Strong Throw from Cammy with Tenrenshou.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/-======|=====--\-------\0            Cammy

Yay, Cammy is down! Time to showboat! Shenwoo raises a fist again as he stands over the fallen girl, his attention on playing the crowd - because who doesn't like seeing a girl get beat up by a big tough guy? - which almost costs him, big time. He gets kicked in the knee, which, really, /ow/, and then he gets grabbed by Cammy, which is /also/ painful... However, the rest of the technique doesn't go quite how Cammy would probably prefer. He twists before hitting the ground, managing to wrench himself - albeit painfully - from Cammy's grip, and continues twisting, to bring his right leg out in a straight-legged kick, knocking her away before she hits the ground. Then, he stands there and rubs his throat a bit. Sometimes, he's crazy enough that he even frightens /himself/.

No, that didn't quite go like she preferred. Where once she was swinging, feeling the momentary jubilation that comes from successfully performing a technique... but that little feeling was interrupted. A solid kick to one's ribs tends to do that. As that kick strikes her, a cry escapes Cammy and her little beret tumbles off of her head to the ground beneath her. And not a half-moment later, Cammy lands on the ground in a heap, a fair distance away from Shenwoo. Releasing a hiss through her clenched teeth as she looks up towards Shenwoo, Cammy narrows her eyes at the man. This whole... match wasn't quite going as she predicted. It seems the 'God of Battle' had a good idea of how to handle her.
And that simply means, as Cammy realizes with a grin as she gathers herself into a stand, that she needs to be a bit more flexible with the way she fights. Cammy spends a moment in calculation, and then is off towards Shenwoo, running directly at the man... and instead of charging right at him as fast as possible, when Cammy nears him, she flips upwards, tucking herself into a tight ball that hopefully carries her above Shenwoo. And as she almost hits the ground on the other side of him, she explodes out of that ball, dropping her hands to catch the ground as she swings both of her legs backwards at Shenwoo's knee, whether or not the man had decided to turn around at the time. She didn't quite think that would be enough to spill him over, so immeadiately after that strike to the knee... she was up beside him again, tucking one of her thick legs behind his as her right hand lashes out to take a hold of the front of Shen's shirt. If things were working good so far, she would push him over her leg with a shove.

COMBATSYS: Cammy successfully hits Shenwoo with Hooligan Combination.

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Shenwoo          1/------=/=======|=======\-------\0            Cammy

"Lord Vega, the men are in position."

It's certainly not a loud voice that states this - not between the cheers of the crowd at the Arena, or the sounds of the fight. It's designed to be barely heard, the comm-signal meant for one set of ears only. Above the stage, against the rafters and rails that make up the upper roof, the man who was waiting for the signal nods, to himself. A soft whisper escapes his lips into his own microphone, to the men that have slowly been insuating themselves by the doors and the control room of the arena.

"Your team may proceed, Commander."

With that said - chaos erupts. At the entrances to the arena, shadaloo guards in black and maroon cordon off the doors, guards with guns waving them in the air towards the crowd. Within the control room, quick and efficent disabling of the technicians is completed with suppressed gunfire, flashes of light that approximate a strobe effect from the lamps high above. The bodies are moved out of the way, and Shadaloo's own techs man the controls, interfering with the lights above. Killing all of them but a single brilliant spotlight that blazes down on the stage.

Above, behind the light - Vega prepares for his own entrance. His grin grows at the concept of his own destiny so close - the recapture of his Bee certainly high on his list of things to accomplish. Plotted and planned with exacting measure, to wait for the perfect time to move on her. Who cares if Sagat calls it madness - he simply doesn't understand the driving need to regain what was once Vega's. In the end, only he does.

As his microphone is patched in over the sound system, Vega's voice booms out across the arena, dark and .. for lack of a better term, hungry. ".. You have had a poor showing so far, Killer Bee..Cammy. It's time to return you to the fold, and continue your training."

So... Shenwoo is on the floor. He's kinda hurt. And now... Somebody's got the brilliant idea to interrupt his /main event match/? Ohh, hell naw. Getting to his feet as all the lights but one are turned off and chaos erupts in the arean, the berserker is really left to wonder just what the hell is going on. "Tch..." he grouses, looking over towards Cammy. "Oi, I'm guessing that's somebody you know?" He's pissed! Not, like, yelling and roaring and punching random things pissed (yet) but instead of his usual wolfish grin, Shen's broad slash of a mouth is set in a slight frown. He does not, notably, go back on the offensive against Cammy, though. Right now, he wants to beat the head of whoever interrupted this fight in!

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo takes no action.

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Shenwoo          1/-------/=======|=======\-------\0            Cammy

With her move successful, Cammy White quickly gathers herself to her feet, and prepares for Shenwoo's counterattack by widening her stance somewhat, and tensing up. But instead of a attack from the berserker, there was... lights cutting out, screaming from the ground, and general sounds of panick. Hopping back from Shenwoo reflexively, Cammy believes all of this was another goofy trick of some sort... well, up until the point where she raises her eyes and spots one of the soldiers near the exits.
And in spite of herself, Cammy finds her mouth going dry. Backpedaling away from the Shanghai man in case he decides to continue the fight anyways, Cammy flicks her eyes up towards the tech booth once she's a reasonable distance away, her brow furrowing with concern and momentary confusion. "I... have absolutely no idea." Cammy says to Shenwoo. A half-truth. The puzzle pieces that Cammy had been given were starting to come together. She wasn't quite sure she liked what they were starting to come together to.

COMBATSYS: Cammy takes no action.

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Shenwoo          1/-------/=======|=======\-------\0            Cammy

Megumi is at first pretty confused when the lights start going off. "What in the..." Must be a mechanical failure; she's confused but calm. Then when she hears a's one she recognizes, and her eyes shoot wide in shock. "Him? Here?" Definitely not the sort of thing she expected to see at Howard Arena. Megumi stands up, her gaze alternating from Cammy and Vega several times...definitely thinking about what to do, since she has a fairly good idea what's going on.

As the voice fades out overhead, there's a rattling of boots along the corridors from the locker rooms and exits - men in drab combat uniforms, all with the death's head on wings insignia approach the stage. In their hands - guns. Not pointed at the fighters, no certainly not. At the crowd instead, to attempt to keep them from overtly interfering. There's a calculated risk here. By lessening the troops at the doors, people may escape, or others may enter. But with the force around the stage, it gives Vega the ability to keep others from attempting to stop his plans by interference.

As it is, it's time for him to enter. He drops down from above, cape flying behind him as he plummets. He stops an inch from the ground, hovering there for a split second in a display of pure psychopower, a small dust-devil of purple energy around his feet, before he drops that last inch. There's a sickening crunch as he lands atop the sunglasses so carelessly left there, crushing them beneath his heel like he looks to do to the fighters before him. He stalks forwards, white eyes narrowed as he studies them. Both strong, certainly - but one should be .so. much stronger.

"You don't remember your training, Killer Bee? Or the one that brought you to your former life? Dissapointing. I am sure that you will be made to remember." With that, dark energy forms around his hands, and he assumes a crouch - a battle stance, low and powerful. Towards the man, indifference to his presence, insulting indeed. "You, however - are not worth my time. If you step down now, I will let you leave, and you can remember this day as the day that Lord Vega let you live." It's a magnamonious decree from the Shadaloo lord - certainly a boon - if one were willing to take it."

COMBATSYS: Vega has joined the fight here.

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Shenwoo          1/-------/=======|-------\-------\0             Vega
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Cammy            1/-------/=======|

COMBATSYS: Vega takes no action.

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Shenwoo          1/-------/=======|-------\-------\0             Vega
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Cammy            1/-------/=======|

Oh, see. That's just cold. "Heh," chuckles Shenwoo now that Vega's made the scene, cracking his knuckles. "Looks like you're some kinda big cheese, huh?" Ah, Shen. Your keen grasp of the obvious never fails to amaze. Of course, he also doesn't know Shadaloo from vindaloo, he just sees... One head honcho, and a ton of mooks. "Still, y'know... That's an /awfully/ kind offer, but the young lady and I were just having ourselves a spot of fun." That frown he wore moments ago disappears as his mouth once again pulls into that almost-maniacal, feral grin, and he starts walking towards the Shadaloo leader, in a lazy saunter. See, this is the part where Shenwoo decides against doing the sensible thing, because 'sense' is /really/ not a trait commonly associated with anyone who calls themselves the 'God of Battle'. Suddenly, his casual gait turns into movement too quick to follow, and the brawler stands between Cammy and Vega. His right hand is casually tucked into his pocket, while his left snakes forward, reaching for Vega's throat, and he attempts to lift the slightly smaller man up off the ground and then chokeslam him into the arena floor. "SO I'M GONNA HAVE TO REFUSE!!" Crazy SOB.

Cammy would bemoan the sunglasses breaking, did she notice it happen. Fortunately or unfortunately, her full attention was on the man descending from above, the girl twitching away reflexively at her first sight of him. Vega's questioning was met with a shake of her head and another step backwards, Cammy's eyes no longer flicking between Shenwoo and Vega... no, they were watching the Shadaloo boss fully. And it was Cammy's first sight of the man, due to her memory... problems; and Vega's mere presence was enough to intimidate most, even causing Cammy's blood to run cold. Fortunately for Cammy, 'most' didn't seem to include Mr. Shenwoo.
"I don't know who you are--" Cammy begins, with another half-truth. She could guess pretty darn well at this point. "--but I'm -not- who you think I am! I'm not!" Cammy cries out, and with the girl's resolve properly bolstered, she charges forward, hoping to flank Vega. If Shenwoo's attack succeeds, Cammy would be kind, and wait for Vega to begin to rise before ducking down, then shooting up into the air in a ascending kick aimed for the underside of the man's chin, her feet beginning to blaze with the blue sparking fire of her own Psycho Power. And with that kick, she calls out, "CANNON SPIKE!"

COMBATSYS: Vega dodges Shenwoo's Strong Throw.

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Shenwoo          1/-------/=======|-------\-------\0             Vega
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Cammy            1/-------/=======|

COMBATSYS: Vega endures Cammy's Cannon Spike.

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Shenwoo          1/-------/=======|-------\-------\0             Vega
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Cammy            1/------=/=======|

Megumi makes up her mind right after the soldiers file around the fighting arena and Cammy starts protesting Vega being here. "Can't do something from up here...people'll get shot..." A nod, then Megumi announces herself with a forward flip, out of the spectators seats and onto the ground leading up to the arena. No dramatic speech or witty one-liners...instead, she brings up a sphere of sparkling red energy and flings it at one of the soldiers, then starts sprinting towards them. Her goal is to try and force her way into the arena, but...there's probably going to be plenty of troops to keep her occupied. At least any gunshots sent her way won't potentially go on to hurt the crowd though, ideally.

"A spot of fun? This is battle, boy.. Do not ever forget it."

Vega's determined voice is nothing more than a harsh growl, almost inhuman as the man closes on him. The Choke-Slam is avoided with barely an effort, a slide of Vega's form to the side, faster than that grasping hand can reach. As it misses, Vega's mocking voice echoes out - he's still on the speaker system, so it's even more booming than normal. "Weak. Slow." He's already ready for Cammy's own attack, and he knows her training well. He's seen that blazing fire along her feet when she was in the training of his own program, and he's prepared for it. As it comes in, he stands tall, to let his creation impact him with all her might, a harsh laugh escaping his mouth as her feet impact into his chin - for all that force, he seems as swayed as a mountain, unmoving from the hard strike. "Good! Try harder, Killer Bee! Show me that you remember your training!"

With that, he grabs for the man, to teach him what it is to interfere with his battles, and steal away his Bee. Hands aflame wih psychopower, they reach for his arm, to do an over-the shoulder throw directly of Shenwoo directly at Cammy. "This will teach you to involve yourself with your betters.."

Sadly, Kula hadn't been able to get a good seat at Howard Arena, which is why she was waaaaaaay in the back, peering over heads and doing her best to be heard over the cheers. She even spent money on one of those giant foam hands that points with one finger, and a '#1' printed on it. A felt-tip marker had allowed her to scribble Cammy's name along the finger so they'd know just /who/ it was being waved for, at least. And then chaos erupted.
Thanks to 'superior NESTS training', Kula saw that a good-sized fighting force was already located near the ring. That flash of color down there might've been some help, as Kula can only /assume/ other fighters would want to watch main events. However, she wondered if anybody else was thinking about the control room besides her, which is why the girl, hair flash-frozen to blue as she skates along to the 'employees only' area. She's headed there to deal with the threat in her own way. The first goon she sees? He gets a foam hand encased in ice across the face, one of the few times Kula will ever be able to throw a 'Strong Punch'. Other people get thrown mementos grabbed from booths during the madness flung at them after a quick ball of ice is formed around them. Under her breath, she says, "C'mon, Cammy, you can do it. You owe me an ice cream cone."
...considering the nature of the 'souveniers' sold there, though, it's probably the only time anybody would refer to Mai having 'frozen panties'.

COMBATSYS: Vega successfully hits Shenwoo with Psycho Fall.

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Shenwoo          1/-======/=======|==-----\-------\0             Vega
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Cammy            1/------=/=======|

With a quiet curse as Vega easily avoids his grabbing hand, Shenwoo is unfortunately securely grabbed, feeling the burn of that Psycho Power, and then, well... He's tossed right at Cammy, going a little wide-eyed in the process. Well, this... Whatever he said his name was guy is clearly extremely strong. But when has that ever stopped Shen in the past? Whether or not he actually /hits/ the blonde girl, the Shanghai brawler is back on his feet pretty quickly, grinning right at Vega. (Though he does offer a muttered apology to Cammy if he /does/ hit her.) "What? Is that all you've got? All flash, no substance, getting in the way of my fun. Guys like you really piss me off." Ha ha ha! Actually, that hurt like the dickens, but there's no reason to admit to it. He takes a single step towards Vega, and then explodes into forward movement, hauling ass across the fighting stage too fast for most eyes to follow as anything but a blur, his beringed left fist extending and a shockwave of energy surrounding him as he attempts to bury that fist right in Vega's kisser. "SHYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!"

Fortunately for both Shen and Cammy, with the intensity the young psion was watching Vega, she was able to anticipate, and neatly hop over the flung Shanghai man, landing on her feet and sidestepping out of Shen's line of fire. Pausing for a moment, Cammy wets her lips with her tongue as she begins to backpedal away from Vega. She didn't -remember- her training, but if this guy wanted to see how she fought? So be it.
And so, Cammy pauses in her backpedaling step, tenses to await the result of Shenwoo's energy punch, and after a few quick steps leaps forward and off of the ground at Vega with a yell and a outstretched hand, hoping to impact the dictators throat with her open palm. That would... hopefully be painful enough, but the lithe body of Cammy would impact Vega soon after. That wouldn't hurt so much either, likely. What Cammy was hoping to do with that, is grab Vega's shoulders soon after, plant her feet on the man's chest, and kick out -hard-, hoping to knock the man off of his balance and let him fall backwards.
A girl can hope, right?

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo successfully hits Vega with Zetsu Gekiken.
- Power hit! -

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Shenwoo          0/-------/--=====|====---\-------\0             Vega
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Cammy            1/------=/=======|

COMBATSYS: Vega dodges Cammy's Flying Neck Hunt.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/--=====|====---\-------\0             Vega
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Cammy            1/------=/=======|

Megumi seems to be making...fairly good progress. At least, she's tossing Shadaloo troops around, but there's a lot of them; enough to still bar her from getting near Cammy, Vega, and Shenwoo uninterrupted. And when she sees a frozen foam-hand go flying, Megumi looks over and sees... "...Kula? Here too?" It's a distraction, one that lets a soldier bash her in the face with a gun-butt. Megumi staggers back, then throws herself back into things, looking and sounding rather...angry.

"What I have, boy - is power. Power over you, and over .my. creat.. NNGH!" This is the sound of Vega being smacked in the face by ShenWoo, that burning fist of justice impacting him right in the chin. The hand comes away bloody, Vega's smile bright crimson now - but no less eager, no less serious. "Nhhg.. That was impressive enough. Perhaps you .are. a threat, boy." He turns to directly face Shenwoo, this time fully invested in crushing Cammy's little friend.

This means that it looks like Cammy isn't paid attention to, when she comes in for her attack. That leap is very deadly, to be certain. Or at least, it would be, were the Shadaloo man where he was supposed to be when it came in. He's not. In this case, he's slid aside in a blur, moving to dodge the incoming grab in a move fast enough to count as a vanish. With the attack avoided, he grabs for Cammy's pigtails whilst she's still airborne, those bright yellow things used as a whip, to gain momentum, to toss the lighter girl at ShenWoo. "Since you wished to fight my Killer Bee.. DO SO!" As he lets her go, he whips a bit more of redirection due to his psi, to make the girl move even faster than her normal blurry speed.

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo dodges Vega's Large Thrown Object.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/--=====|====---\-------\0             Vega
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Cammy            1/------=/=======|

See, that? /That/ is what Shenwoo is talking about. He actually bounces back from the recoil of the Zetsu! Gekiken, shaking his hand as he notices the blood on his gloves. He's no stranger to getting bloody in a fight, but that's not entirely pleasant. The pandemonium beyond the stage doesn't really register, as the self-styled 'God of Battle' is focused, almost tunnel-vision, on the fight at hand. Which, fortunately, means he notices the Cammy being hurled his way. "Heh," chuckles Shen, but while he /could/ just let her fly on by, he's not a /complete/ bastard. Instead, he stands his ground and catches Cammy, managing to diffuse most of the potentially really /harmful/ aspects of the throw, skidding back a few feet. That was a lot of momentum! "You just gonna let him talk about you like that?" he wonders of Cammy, letting her get to her feet before striding past her. "The only thing worse than the weak people who are content to live like someone's dog... Are the scumbags who force others to live like that," the former street thug pronounces, proving that he does have /some/ sort of a moral compass. Dashing towards Vega recklessly, heedless of his own safety, Shenwoo aims to grab the dictator by the front of his uniform, and bring his forehead in a smash against the bridge of yon Psion's nose. "RAAAGH!"

Hands coming up empty, Cammy only has enough time to widen her eyes before she was grabbed by... OW! Hey! Not the pigtails! Cammy cries out in pain, and then she finds herself flying thoroughout the air, and... caught, by Shenwoo. Blinking up at the 'God of Battle', Cammy looks up at the man, and gives her head a mute shake in response. Then set aside as Shenwoo charges forward, Cammy gives her head a shake to clear it as she then takes a step towards Vega... and pauses, as her foot steps in something.
Glancing down curiously, Cammy spots her beret, caught beneath her right foot. How's that for a coincidence, mmm? Pulling her foot off of that, Cammy bends over and scoops the beret off of the ground, taking the moment it would to set it on her head, making sure it was settled in right. The beret... always made her feel a little better. Now, just about everything she was trying hadn't been working so far, but there had to be -something- she could do against the psycho-powered juggernaut that was her former Lord.
And so, Cammy lifts her fists up in front of herself, and begins to sidestep, attempting to circle around the man as her eyes narrow upon him. There had to be some opening, some weakness...

COMBATSYS: Cammy focuses on her next action.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/--=====|====---\-------\0             Vega
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Cammy            1/------=/=======|

COMBATSYS: Vega interrupts Strong Punch from Shenwoo with Psycho Vanish.

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Shenwoo          1/-----==/=======|=======\-------\0             Vega
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Cammy            1/------=/=======|

Vega is actually .waiting. for the next attack. He grins, that split lip of his coating his teeth in blood, making the maniacal man look even more 'evil', more angry. Around his body, purple energy forms - a thick presence, strong and fearful. At least to those weak-willed. More likely than not, to those in the ring, it's nothing more than a slightly creepy light-show. As Shenwoo comes in for the headbutt, Vega laughs - and rushes in himself. He comes forwards in his own retaliation, attempting to smash his chin in against the taller man's nose. "LIKE THIS, BOY!"

He's laughing the entire time as he does it - even if his own nose has just been smashed. His voice is cast over to Cammy, choked with the bile and blood from the fight so far, but still resolute, still hungry. ".. Do you think you can stop me, Bee? I'm ready for you - no matter what. You .are. mine, and I claim you tonight."

In fact, Shenwoo is used to 'creepy lightshows'; one of his usual compatriots being prone to using chi that resembles nothing so much as the howling souls of the damned, and all. That stuff makes his skin /crawl/. This is pretty bad too, though! Especially when he gets counter-headbutted. Well, chinbutted. This leads to a nice fan of blood down his face, and tough as he is the brawler from Shanghai collapses, down to one knee. Ow, fudge, that really hurt. "Hey," Shenwoo says, looking up at Vega... And still grinning broadly despite a smashed nose and that fan of still-flowing blood. "I have somethin' for ya." And he springs right back up to his feet, quick as a wink, bringing his ring-bearing left fist up in a big damn uppercut, aimed at that big damn chin. If that lands, he turns quickly, and aims a big damn knee for a spot Vega would probably prefer wasn't attacked. And then, just for spite? Another headbutt! "NOW GET THE HELL OUTTA MY SIGHT!"

That energy of Vega's... that -sheer- -power- that the man was leaking. It was enough to shake her resolve just a touch, but any unbalancing that it caused was soon covered up with wonder, curiousity. She could feel, sense that energy he released so... vividly. So... strongly in comparison with... well, everything else. And so Cammy casts a lopsided grin at Vega. "I think you bit off a bit more than you could chew with Shenwoo. If I am to be yours..." Cammy says, her grin growing wider and more toothy as her right arm bursts into psychopowered, sparking blue fire.
Cammy takes a few quick steps towards Vega with the resolute cry of, "It WON'T be tonight!" And with that, Cammy leaps up into the air towards, the soles of her boots facing the ground. Slapping her arms with weighted gloves across her chest, Cammy was pleased to find that that the gloves aided her spin to be so much faster, the girl spinning faster and faster as she approaches Vega. And hopefully, when she lands, it would be near Vega. For when she lands... she lashes out her energy-encased arm towards the man with a cry of "YAAAAA!".
You see, Cammy had learned something already from watching Shenwoo's performance, as compared to her own. You just had to swing your absolute hardest, and things would be okay.
Or would they?

One Shadaloo troop, named Carl, is watching the fight on one of the monitors with interest in the control room. He's interrupted by the sounds of several gunshots outside the booth and shouts of alarm. They're over after a minute, but ...then it's eerily quiet out there. And then comes the knock. "Identify yourself!" Silence. Not a good sig-wait.
A voice that's either being muffled by the door or trying really hard to be deeper than it is replies, "Uh, relax! We had someone out here trying to be a hero. Can you come out and help with the body?"
"Negative, we have our orders. We're to remain in here." Good job, Carl. He even makes sure his gun is ready in case there's any more trouble. But what could happen, huh? He's got a locked and deadbolted door protecting him. The answer comes from the ice crystals that start to appear in the cracks where the door meets the frame. At first, it's nothing, but then the door shifts a bit. And there's a crack of splitting wood. Carl panics, and fires his gun into the door, hoping to get whatever's on the other side, but the ice still spreads until the entire gap around the door is filled. And then silence again. That is, before the door suddenly explodes inward, taking Carl out with it, and Kula rushes in, a Shadaloo outfit? Well, it was the only way she could get up close to some of the soldiers without them opening fire on her and other people. Sounds of chaos erupt in the control room, the lights flickering a bit before coming fully on as /someone/ tries to make sure everybody can see equally, quickly followed by one slightly-frozen thug being kicked right out that control room window to land all the way down near Megumi's feet.

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo successfully hits Vega with Kohyou Rengeki.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/-------|=======\-------\1             Vega
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Cammy            1/-------/=======|

COMBATSYS: Cammy successfully hits Vega with Axle Spin Knuckle.
- Power hit! -

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Shenwoo          0/-------/-------|=======\==-----\1             Vega
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Cammy            1/-----==/=======|

Megumi continues to do her part in this fighting. Grabs, throws, holds, energy-blasts... ...Chilled Shadaloo soldier landing near her in a spray of glass. That's really distracting, and Megumi jumps back from it at first. "...Up there? With ice, too...her?" Another soldier tries to whack Megumi, but she ducks it and catches his arms, then begins to spin. She has an idea, and after several rotations, flings the man up towards the control room; it'll be a fine way to get confirmation on what she's thinking.

This is Not Vega's Night(tm), all rights reseved v. Shadaloo. He's confident as Shenwoo comes back in, prepared for that blow and perfectly ready to counter. As unfortuante as it may be, at that instant, the fight in the control room breaks out, and the sound of smashing glass echoes in his ears - causing a near fatal distraction. Certainly not one that helps him in anyway. He's hit, and hit well - that strong uppercut catching him just below the chin - the knee to his .. well, you know (there's a cup there, since EVERYONE AND THEIR SISTER have been kicking at him there) hits with a clang. The headbutt is the worst, though - another sickening crunch of nose pressed in against his face. This is going to require a heavy amount of medication, once the adrenaline wears off.
Cammy's attack is seen out of the corner of his eyes, at least this much he'll be able to ward off. As the minion falls, Vega reaches for him, to use 'Carl' as a human shield. Sadly, Kula's throw isn't strong enough to reach the ring, and Vega's fingers slip through Carl's hair, failing to grab anything that would keep him in a position to maneuver. This said - Not a good situation as that means the thick bracer that Cammy wears (more like a hunk of metal than anything else) slams into the back of his neck with a crunch. Most people would be dead from the combination. Most people would never have had a chance. And even for Vega - this is difficult to overcome.

"Ngh.. Well done.. Well done, both of you. No more holding back, though - no more 'games'. This is where things become serious." And around him, that dark aura forms, the purple glow of psychopower pulling on his pain and the anger that these two have DARED to stand up to him - DARED to try and stop him from making his dream a reality.. And with that knowledge, he bursts forwards, leaving the ground, his fists in front of him and edged in bright purple flares. "YOU DARE?!!"

COMBATSYS: Vega successfully hits Shenwoo with Psycho Crusher'.

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Shenwoo          1/----===/=======|====---\-------\0             Vega
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Cammy            1/-----==/=======|

HOLY MOSES! Shenwoo was getting pretty confident - cocky, even - when he and Cammy managed to put the hurt on Vega so successfully. His body, battered and seared from the conflict with Vega and the earlier, interrupted bout with Cammy, really can't put up much more of a fight, his shoulders heaving and blood still trickling down from his nose, though he wipes his face with the back of one hand, clearing off some of the blood. As for his nose, well, he's had worse! Not much, but yeah! When Vega renews his Psycho Power assault, Shenwoo is all cocky grins. "'course I do," he replies defiantly, and he tries to get out of the way, but... Not so much. The evil Psycho Power that surrounds Vega pushes the self-styled 'God of Battle' beyond his limits, knocking him away and down, where he rolls a bit and ends up on his back. He certainly looks like he's out... At least, until he painfully pulls himself into a crouch. All his nerves are alive with pain, and his usual grin is gone once again, but when he looks up his dark eyes are alight with a mad glint. Slowly, shakily, the brawler gets to his feet, shoulders slumped. Maybe he's about to give up? Maybe he's about to call it quits? His hair hanging in front of his face, Shenwoo's slumped shoulder continue to heave, until he finally throws head and shoulders back, letting out a feral roar as he's surrounded briefly by a violent red aura that puts a few cracks in the granite of the stage. Without a thought for anything but /taking Vega down/, Shenwoo makes his last violent stand, charging at the Shadaloo dictator with the intent of unleashing a furious, violent, berserk combination with legs and feet and arms and fists and yes, even his head, Alas that his reaction times aren't what they might be otherwise, but he's putting every last ounce of effort he has into this...!

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo can no longer fight.

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Vega             0/-------/---====|=======\==-----\1            Cammy

COMBATSYS: Cammy blocks Vega's Psycho Crusher'.

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Vega             0/-------/---====|=======\====---\1            Cammy

The problem with striking like that, is it left Cammy horribly unbalanced. That was the problem with swinging heavy metal objects all about. Unbalanced enough so that as she tries to bring her arm up and back to herself and sidestep, she knows that she wouldn't quite be able to do that. She didn't quite know what Vega was going to do, but... she didn't have to wait long to find out. When Vega bursts upwards, Cammy tries a tactic that had been working pretty darn good for her so far. To simply fall over backwards, hitting the ground with a 'thunk'.
That was moments before Vega passes overhead, with that horrible evil psycho power of his. Now, that would've worked well and lovely, if the very wake of that attack wasn't damaging enough. Cammy grits her teeth against the pain as the psycho power courses over her, but the girl wastes no time in rising up to her feet, -just- in time to witness the beginning of Shenwoo's assault. That was good. Perfect. Gave her enough time to... mutter to herself as she begins a series of calculations, the girl slowly bending her knees to drop into a frog-like crouch as her body tenses. And... there. For better, or for worse, Shenwoo's assault was done.
Cammy springs upwards in a powerful leap, her body rising nearly five meters into the air as she twists her hips so that her side faces Vega down below, the girl lifting up her right knee, and waiting... for... Cammy's leap reaches it's apex, and gravity begins to drag her downwards. "LOCK ON!" Cammy screams, her right leg beginning to blaze with psycho power as she then lashes it down towards Vega. And Cammy drops out of the sky like a bullet fired straight at Vega, that kick trying to find a home in Vega's gut... and that would only be the first of Cammy's attacks. Moving faster than she had -ever- moved before, Cammy rebounds (presuming her first attack struck) off of Vega's gut with a backflip, hoping to catch the man's chin with a psychopowered encased kick. And then no sooner does Cammy land on the ground, then does she spring upwards again, in a Cannon Spike-like ascending kick... although she was using much more Psycho Power this time.

COMBATSYS: Vega dodges Shenwoo's Bakuma Assault.

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Vega             0/-------/---====|=------\-------\0            Cammy

COMBATSYS: Vega dodges Cammy's Killer Bee Assault.

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Vega             0/-------/---====|=------\-------\0            Cammy

Well, it seems Kula now has audio and visual control of Howard Arena. Good thing she doesn't have any of her music. Or 'Lord Vega' would probably have to fight under the influence of music that would probably run him screaming from the building. The girl looks at the controls and fiddles with a few switches, trying to see how to turn stuff back on so people can see their way out, and then leans over to the microphone and blows on it. When the speakers make that 'puff' sound as well, she grins, a-WHOA!
A girlish shriek echoes over the speakers of the arena as the other goon crashes into the booth, and is promptly heaved back out, heavily chilled. And then Kula's yelling into the microphone, "You can do it, Cammy! Kick his butt!" ...oh ho, more goons are arriving. Soon, more sounds of combat start to come out of the booth.

Having blazed RIGHT THROUGH Shenwoo, Vega's path takes him right towards the young woman - that crash and crackle of sparks around him blinding him to anything beyond the blonde girl. The berserk combinations that Shenwoo throws at him are missed, the spiraling man moving fast enough that he's beyond the attacking range of the weakened warrior and on his way through before the attack is finished.

Which leaves Cammy. The Killer Bee. His own progney, his own shell to keep and hold. That crouch, that move - she should know better. It was his to train her, the Doll Program teachings that gave her the move. He knows each kick by heart - and he stops short, landing in front of her at that first leap. His hand moves to intercept, slapping at her leg, moving it harmlessly out of the way. "Weak." The kick to his chin is almost to the point of contact, and he's gone, his head moved enough to the side that the foot just barely taps the edge of his hat, the psychopower that wreathes her limb doing nothing more than mixing, mingling with his own. Yes, he does remember that power, that sensation - one he will have again, to be sure. "Slow!" The final kick, that Cannon Spike-like maneuver doesn't even come close, his body seeming to fade out as he moves, and reappears in a burst of speed by Shenwoo. "MINE!" he screams at the girl as she comes down, grabbing the fallen man by his ankle, and swinging him up off the ground in a wide arc at where the girl will land, holding on and twisting his hips and shoulders to give the Swinging Shenwoo as much power as he can.

COMBATSYS: Cammy fails to counter Random Weapon from Vega with Cannon Revenge.

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Vega             0/-------/--=====|======-\-------\0            Cammy

Cammy only had a second to think, really. And the plan she was able to think of in that instant seemed a great idea... at the time. You see, sorta leap up, twist around and grab Shenwoo, then give Vega a kick to the chin as he releases the man, Cammy then whirling around so that Shenwoo has a nice safe landing.
Unfortunately, she never got past the grab part. Leaping up from the ground, Cammy whirls around... but she miscalculated something, and the personclub hammers into her body, sending her sailing across the arena to hit the stone floor in a skid that rids her of her beret once more. My. Shenwoo made a effective blunt object. Cammy was hurt, and in pain. There just wasn't any... words for it. Barely managing to manuever herself up into a kneeling crouch, Cammy lifts up a hand to grab her ribs and coughs, her gaze rising to look upon Vega was more. A little nervous and intimidated now? Ya. Even Kula's loudspeaker cheering wasn't helping.

Megumi gets her answer, albeit in indirect fashion. "So it is her..." That realization brings a small smile to her face, before she has to return to the fight at hand. The crowd of soldiers down by the arena...should be thinning out some, enough for Megumi to at least see what's happening, just in time to watch Cammy get nailed by Vega's expertise in Shenwooken or whatever style it might be called. "Cammy, are you okay??" She's trying to force her way into the arena now, but may still be...a little occupied by troops.

Honestly, it .was. a good plan. A good plan full of good attempts, good intentions, and a predictably BAD outcome. When Shenwoo impacts the blonde girl, Vega lets him go, to tumble to the ground. He approaches her, slow strides that take him over to where she kneels, crouched - just like the frightened animal she .should. be at Vega's might. He grins down at her, that psychopower that forms his strength flaring up at the sight - a shroud around him that beats down at her, at the primal places in her brain, those fight or flight emotions, incessantly attempting to force her to react.

"Perhaps I should just kill you now, Killer Bee. Your showing has been inadequate - even retraining may not save you." But as the yelling and commotion moves through the arena, he realizeds they are not alone. Not even remotely close to it. Geese will have heard about this fight by now, and he may even be on his way personally. Vega .has. to move now - and so move he does. He takes a quick swipe at Cammy's head with his hand, nothing more - a simple, simple attack, intent on just clubbing her into unconciousness. "But that, we shall see elsewhere, Bee!"

All or nothing, in one last attack.

COMBATSYS: Cammy dodges Vega's Jab Punch.

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Vega             0/-------/--=====|======-\-------\0            Cammy

Flight, or fight?
That's all it came down to, isn't it? The aura that Vega emits seems to beat upon the mind of the girl that was once the Zero Doll, and she seems to simply watch mutely as Vega approaches, remaining kneeling. And when Vega swings that fist at the side of her head? She's simply... not there. She didn't teleport, no. Cammy never quite could. But she could move really fast when she wanted to.
Jerking her face back and out of the way, the cuff to the side of her head misses, and as she was leaning back, Cammy quickly, and fluidly rises to her feet.
Fight or flight, eh? Cammy might be quick, but... she was never one to run. Call it pride.
Straightening herself, Cammy then lashes out her hands for Vega's extended punching arm. Should she get a hold of that, her fairly muscular arms would tense as she tries to give Vega's wrist a twist, her left foot lashing out at Vega's right leg at the same time. That wasn't quite anything she ever learned in Shadaloo.

COMBATSYS: Cammy successfully hits Vega with Quick Throw.
- Power hit! -

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Vega             0/-------/-======|======-\-------\0            Cammy

"So fast.."

It's awe in his voice - pride and amazement - he wasn't wrong to know that the Zero Doll was perfect. And in that moment, he smiles. It's not a pretty smile, bloody teeth and his nose sluggishly spewing forth his life's energy, wisps of purple fire curling from beneath his eyes. But it's a real smile, a realization of a dream.

And at the same time, it's a loss. He's lost his chance to take her away - to steal her for himself, to wipe the life she'd found for herself clean and to retrain her into being his Doll. As the hand grabs his, he holds it - the last gift from a 'father' to his girl.. Then is thrown bodily along the floor, skidding and crunching to a stop, bruised and battered. But not broken. He stands again, wavering and woozy, that smile still wide on his ruined face. ".. My Doll.. Perfect in every way.." A slight stumble step, and the rushed sound of pain in his chest, something broken stabbing into his lungs. Over his microphone, he whispers to those in his employ. "The fight is over - pull back for .. hkkk.. now." To deal with the Doll, however - that is the important thing. With his last bout of true strength, he leaps upwards - as if to escape. But instead, his feet come down directly at the young blonde. his hands folded over his chest, just as he arrived. "Goodbye, My Doll.. We .will. meet again."

COMBATSYS: Vega can no longer fight.

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Cammy            0/-------/=======|

COMBATSYS: Cammy counters Head Press from Vega with Cannon Revenge.

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Cammy            1/-------/=======|

It wouldn't be a pretty smile even without all of that gore in the way. The thought behind it is what... makes it ugly, at least to Cammy. Still, the hand grasp is met with a... confused sort of look, the result of the mixture of emotions running through Cammy's mind. That confusion doesn't stop her leg from the final trip, nor take any of the fire out of that blow.
And Cammy stumbles back a step, her mind reeling with... everything, it seems. Heaving deep breaths, Cammy ignores the pain in her ribs, pain in her body to just... loll her head over to look at Vega. It seems that Cammy thought it was over. Not so. Widening eyes observe the leap, and instead of Vega landing upon Cammy... Cammy neatly sidesteps. A little to one side, and forward, the girl spinning on the toe of one foot.
And as the very last word leaves Vega's lips, Cammy hops up... a short hop to make up the difference in sizes, and hammers the back of Vega's head with the back of her gauntlet. "Never. I am Cammy White. No doll of yours." Cammy says quietly, yet with a firm... and rare sort of conviction in her voice.

Megumi heard that threat, and finally manages to get clear enough to take a shot at Vega. "Kill her? You couldn't...!" She brings her hands together to form a sparkling red energy ball, and shoves it towards him. But a loyal minion will likely get in the way, and Megumi strangely enough, doesn't press it. Instead, she jumps onto the arena floor and runs over to Cammy. "Are you okay?" She's very alarmed at what just happened, and it does show. Nevermind Shenwoo's unconscious self. She'll get to that. For now though, she's keeping close to Cammy, or trying to, at least. Perhaps ready for any additional attackers that may show up.

Kula...really doesn't like footsoldiers. They swarm like ants, and the poor ice maiden's arms are getting tired. Finally, the Shadaloo-uniform wearing girl climbs out of the broken window of the booth. She wobbles a bit, squeaks, and then falls out the window onto a goon she tossed out before, but gets up quickly again. Hopefully, nobody noticed. If Shadaloo was going to snicker at her behind their backs, she'd just die of embarassment.
The girl pushes herself back up just in time to see the final blow hit, and screams in excitement at Cammy's being able to pull it off. Look out, cowardly soldiers, Kula's charging forward. Sure, she doesn't have her '#1' mitt on anymore, but she's still Cammy's fan! Any soldier who doesn't get out of her way? Well, they get thrown, or just smashed in the face with a chi-powered fist or boot to the face. The walking ice pack is coming, Cammy!
...Shenwoo? She doesn't even know him. ...besides, he was trying to beat Cammy earlier.

It's over. When he misses, he's truly happy. Daddy's little girl, all grown up and making her way in the world. The stars that come out when her gauntlets hit him in the back of the head drop him to his knees - falling to the stage, but not further into a slump. It truly .is. over now - nothing left for him to do but move - the doors should be open, the Howard man coming to investigate the ruckus.. And Vega needs to escape. Without his prize.

The teleport is short range - to the top of the roof. A vanishing movement that leaves a hollow space in the air, the shot that Megumi throws moving through where he was, and impacting instead with one of his 'loyal henchmen' - one that may never get up again. Vega's voice hangs in the air, even with him gone, it lingers like a promise.. or a threat.

"Only for now, Cammy White.."

And Cammy lands from the little hop she had done, her pigtails spilling forward over her shoulders. All in all, Cammy looked... very dazed about that whole thing... she was leaning forward somewhat, her eyes wide open and staring at nothing in particular. At least for a few moments. Even Megumi calling to her wasn't enough to break her out of her stupor. As her eyes come into focus, she turns, her gaze searching the floor for her... teammate of sorts, Shenwoo. And when she spots him, she begins walking that direction. Where was the medical staff? Well, they probably were gonna be a minute longer, considering what just happened.

Megumi is interrupted by Kula arriving in fairly unusual fashion, staring for a moment. "...What happened? You were up there too just now, weren't you?" Then she's moving over towards Shenwoo too, and apparently plans to take the place of medical staff, as she's kneeling down by him, hands glowing and moving just inches above his form, trying to undo the...probably notable damage inflicted by Vega. It's something that can calm her down some, focusing on that sort of task.

Yes, there's Shenwoo, battered and bruised and a little bloody, and definitely unconscious. The tall man lays on his front, head to one side, blood still smeared on his lower face from where his nose was smashed. Laying at the edge of the fighting stage as he does, one of his arms dangles off the edge, with no idea of what's going on around him!

If it were any other time, Kula would probably tackle Cammy to the ground to hug her. Instead, the girl jumps up onto the stage and hurries over to Cammy to help support her if needed, and gives Megumi an absent nod. "Heyheyhey! That was incredible! ...I have no idea who that guy was, but you two kicked his butt!" She reaches out for Cammy's hand, if it isn't jerked away, and then tries to get her to sit. "Heyheyhey, now. Easy. Don't move around too much, okay? You don't look so good. C'mon, c'mon, focus. Look at me. Are you okay?"

Juli leaves the arena through the large main entrance.

Cammy wouldn't sit. Mind, she wasn't quite in the condition to fully resist, but she had some spirit left in her. Cammy allows her hand to be grabbed, and at that contact, she pauses, glancing over towards Kula. "I'm fine." Cammy says, her tone of voice somewhat hollow. "He's... not." she says, lifting up a foot to gesture towards the fallen Shenwoo. Whom Megumi was tending to. "Think we should call a ambulance? Medical staff isn't here." she states.

Log created by Shenwoo, and last modified on 22:12:27 11/12/2005.