Neo League 326 - #343: Shenwoo vs Robert

Description: Shenwoo semi-ambushes Robert Garcia for a League match... But did the 'God of Battle' bite off more than he can chew?! (Draw Match)

Ah, love. It's such a pain in the ass. When Robert isn't being dragged through the mall by Yuri while carrying a mile-high stack of clothing boxes, he's plotting what romantic location he'll try dragging her to next. Well. That makes it sound like he gets to spend alot of time with either past time, so that's probably overstating things a bit. Most of his free time involves training, trying to convince Yuri to going out with him, and getting brutalized for it by Takuma and Ryo (more training). That doesn't mean he's not allowed to hope though!
Here stands Robert Garcia, a small distance from the amusement park, eying it with a forlorn sigh. How wonderful it would be to drag the apple of his eye there! It's hard to convince her to try out new places that aren't malls, but being as energetic as she is, maybe he'll actually be able to talk her into this one. ...His credit card can't handle many more trips to the mall this month, as crazy as the concept might seem. This would be a vacation for both his heart *and* his wallet.
Little does Garcia know that someone is watching him. Someone who noticed that the Italian playboy had absently signed up for 'The League' without having put another thought to it afterwards. A *Kyokugen* someone, no less, who despite his reputation as a fighter HAS YET TO ACTUALLY TAKE PART IN THESE COMPETITIONS. Why?! Because he's apparently too busy scouting out places too woo girls!

So, Shenwoo's career as a 'World Warrior' participant has drawn to a close, with his defeat at the hands of Adelheid Bernstein; that's kind of a letdown, but more because it seemed to the brawler that he was totally off his game when it happened than the actual 'losing' part. Still, with that under his belt, there's other concerns free to come to the fore... Like how he's still in second place in the Neo League despite not participating in quite a while! A distressing turn of events. So, naturally, the self-styled 'God of Battle' has been looking for other members to challenge. This is, then, what brings him here.

How did he know Robert would be here? Strictly speaking, he didn't. Shen has been trying to find strong people around the amusement park and its environs all day, thus far with little success! But when he sees the Kyokugen fighter, he recognises him almost immediately, a fact which likely won't be that much of a comfort to Garcia right about now. Shen still looks a bit battered from his recent fight, but he moves easily and forcefully as he pushes his way past any remaining pedestrians, to bring himself in full view of Robert... At whom he tosses a leather glove. That's how they did it in the old days, right? "Hey, you!! You're strong right? Let's fight!"

Oh yeah. And he has a TV crew, who've /also/ been following him around all day, to their /great annoyance/.

Oh, Shenwoo wasn't the only one whose game was off in World Warrior. Robert had to stand up to some blonde guy by the name of Ken who was downright untouchable. A good reminder that there will always be someone better. A good reminder that...Robert has been slacking off on his game lately. So why is he here, scouting out places where he might possibly put the moves on Yuri? Because that's *still* higher on his priority list than training. Try as Takuma might, no amount of beating has been able to ingrain *that* particular discipline into his core. Bruises, broken bones, insane tortuous training... <3
Here, however, was the last place he expected to get his game on. Or have a glove randomly smack him in the side of the head. "The hell?!" Turning to the side, he finds himself confronted with a vaguely crazy-eyed looking guy and a team of trained monkeys with cameras. Either one would have been telling, but together? That just makes it all the more obvious!
"Oh, *I* see where this is going. 'Kyokugen Ace Robert Garcia looks made to look like chump in world-class fighting tournament. Aspiring fighters challenged washed up warrior seeking fame!'"
With a dramatic swing on his heel, the Italian's arm shoots out towards Shenwoo, fingers extending and beckoning with challenge! "Don't think this is going to be an easy win. A warm-up like this is just what I need to get back on the road to victory!"
Springing forward, Robert opens with a quick roundhouse to the side of his mysterious challenger. Who he is matters little, the camera is already rolling and it's time to leave a lasting impression!

COMBATSYS: Robert has started a fight here.

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Robert           0/-------/-------|

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo has joined the fight here.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/-------|-------\-------\0           Robert

COMBATSYS: Robert successfully hits Shenwoo with Medium Kick.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/-----==|-------\-------\0           Robert

Of course, that wasn't actually Shenwoo's glove, he was carrying an extra one just to do that. Sometimes? The brawler just does weird stuff like that. "Good! I'd be really upset if this was /easy/," Shen says, settling into his casual boxing stance, leading with his right fist. He's quite willing to let Robert take the initiative here, since the Kyokugen fighter is going for it. The foot comes his way, and the tall blond man tries to duck back out of the way... But he's not quick enough. Robert's heel glancing off of him painfully.

"Hahaha! Pretty good!" Shen laughs, and rather than spending time recovering from the attack, he instead lunges forward, rearing back with his left fist... Before he suddenly blurs a little, rushing the remaining brief distance between the two of them, throwing his left fist forward into a dangerous-looking rushing punch aimed at Robert's sternum. "GRAAAH!!"

COMBATSYS: Robert just-defends Shenwoo's Gekiken!

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Shenwoo          0/-------/-----==|-------\-------\0           Robert

That *felt* pretty damn good, too! That Ken guy wouldn't let him get a single clean hit in, which is why the contact of foot on flesh is far more exhillerating than it normally would be.
"C'mon, show me what you've got!", he cracks back with a grin, swinging his leg back after the solid contact and sliding it back along the gravel and drawing himself down into a ready crouch. ...What he thought was a ready crouch. The guy wasted no time in nursing that wound and came out swinging! Robert elects to leap upward in an emergency evasive maneuver, having little choice the matter aside from cowering like a sissy!
Interestingly enough, apparently his particular discipline of Kyokugen teaches how to defy gravity. There's definitely a longer delay in his descent than there should have been. In fact, after four seconds it becomes clear that he just isn't coming down at all.
A glance upward would reveal that Garcia's trademark luck is at it again, and he apparently managed to latch onto the car of a nearby ferris wheel during his ascent, and he's currently hitching a ride. Up, up, up he goes...until he spies Shenwoo stealing a peek, and that's when he chooses to drop from his perch in a high-velocity kick. FACE, MEET FOOT.

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo Toughs Out Robert's Hien Ryuujin Kyaku!

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Shenwoo          0/-------/---====|=------\-------\0           Robert

"Hah!" laughs Shenwoo as Robert quite handily deals with his rushing punch, skidding to a halt and trying to brace himself properly instead of just throwing his weight entirely over. When the Kyokugen fighter goes up, the brawler's gaze follows him, a wide feral grin on his face regardless. And then, Robert comes back down, down, down, foot first, but the self-styled 'God of Battle'... Doesn't move. Even when the foot hits him, Shenwoo only rocks back a little bit, much less than he probably should.

His grin still doesn't falter, and Shenwoo's hands come up quickly, while the Kyokugen fighter's foot is /still on his face/, aiming to grab Robert around the lower leg with both hands and then... Swing him downwards. It's not graceful, it's not nice, and there's really not much finesse to it at all... But it should probably hurt if it works, and Robert ends up smashing headfirst into the pavement! "RAAH!!"

COMBATSYS: Robert dodges Shenwoo's Strong Throw.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/---====|=------\-------\0           Robert

Once again, Italians prove to be particularly slippery characters to deal with in close quarters. For whatever reason, even with the noble sacrifice of Shenwoo's face working in his own favor, somehow Robert's leg just slips right through his grasp. Either those fancy looking white slacks are made of cheap designer vinyl, or it's just gotta be the grease. The airborne man adds insult to injury by using the poor man's face as a stepping stone to make one small hop that clears him of his assailant's waiting arms.
And what is a person to do when he lands behind someone, with his back turned to that of his opponent? He kicks his ass, that's what. Quite literally, Robert twists his hip after landing and jabs backward with his heel like a horse, trying to tag Shenwoo in the rump. Either he's unaware of the rumors that it belongs to Ash, or he's simply disrespectful to the property of others.

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo interrupts Ryuuhan Shuu from Robert with Tenrenshou.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/--=====|====---\-------\0           Robert

Okay, so that didn't work, and Robert vaults right over Shenwoo /off of his face/, man. That actually makes him snort in laughter, shoulders shaking with mirth, one hand reaching up to palm his face. Apparently, he finds the whole thing completely hilarious - so maybe he's just completely off his rocker? "Hahahaha... You're better than I was expecting!" the brawler barks out, but then there's potential pain headed his way again.

This time, Shenwoo twists slightly to one side, and at the same moment Robert kicks out at him? The berserker kicks right back, thrusting his closer leg straight out in a vicious heel kick aimed at whatever sensitive part of the Kyokugen fighter's anatomy he can reach. "BUT WE'RE JUST GETTING STARTED!!" Shen shouts wildly as he kicks back, reducing Robert's own kick to a more glancing strike. Alas!

Glancing blow is the choice term for this exchange. Robert, too, is dealt a glancing blow to the future heirs of the Garcia Foundation, but even a glancing blow is enough to make those two start *bawling*. "HURK.", is Robert's only reply to the cheerful exchange as he staggers back a few steps, eyes wide with surprised pain. DAMN that guy is fast. AND PAINFUL. AIEE!
Staggering back a few steps, Robert manages to recover his dignity by raising both arms into a ready stance once more, trying to smooth out his pained expression with a grin. "Well, you're pretty easy to get along with. Good thing too, otherwise I'd probably be PISSED OFF right about now." Offering Shenwoo a nod and a watchful eye, Garcia takes a moment to work on focussing that pain into something more useful, because that's the last sort of distraction he needs in a fight like this. ...Mommy, it huuuuurts!! ;_;

COMBATSYS: Robert gathers his will.

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

"Well, this is all in good fun, isn't it?" Shenwoo says, as he turns to face Robert more fully. The brawler's fists come up again in his usual boxing stance, as he watches the Kyokugen fighter. Well, he hasn't the foggiest clue just /what/ Robert is up to over there, but it's not like standing around and thinking about what he's going to do has ever been one of his strong points; instead, Shen keeps on grinning like a lunatic, before breaking into a dead run straight at Robert!

As he gets in close like that, Shenwoo doesn't bother with anything fancy. There's no feinting, no ducking and weaving, nothing like that at all... The brawler just aims to grab Robert by the front of his shirt, jacket, whatever he might be able to get ahold of, and rear back before throwing his entire weight forward, headfirst, pulling Robert towards him as he does so, into a mighty HEADBUTT! "HORA!!"

COMBATSYS: Robert blocks Shenwoo's Strong Punch.

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

...Is there any *wonder* why thinking isn't his strong suit? Robert will never understand how a man can just...just...crash craniums like that and somehow come out better for if than the opponent. It's probably practice. Nursing his wound as he is, evasive action simply isn't an option -- even in the face of a grab and headbutt offense. Robert crosses his arms ineffectually in front of himself to ward away another punch that isn't coming, though at the last moment he forces his arms outward and manages to reduce the amount of force that would have been levelled on him otherwise. Still, the Italian's noggin' rings a bit briefly for the exchange.
Then again, if there is a Kyokugen analogue to Shenwoo, this Robert Garcia comes the closest. In the face of adversity and pain, a wild grin will see him through. "That's using your head!" Taking advantage of his positioning to shove Shenwoo backward, that's all the space he needs to launch himself forward in a series of kicks aimed at his opponent's collar and chest.

COMBATSYS: Robert successfully hits Shenwoo with Flying Whirlwind Kick.

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

Not quite the result Shenwoo was hoping for, but who is he to complain? The brawler keeps right on grinning that feral grin, maniac that he is, bouncing back a little off of the other fighter's guard. But then there's another attack headed his way, which could be problematic; Shen is unable to stay ahead of the successive kicks, perhaps stunned by the badness of Robert's pun, the hits knocking him back, and almost off of his feet.

Almost, however, isn't quite enough; Shen is happy to remain off-balance, throwing his weight forward instead of letting himself to continue falling backwards. He half-stumbles, half-runs the distance between himself and Robert again, lashing out with a speedy jab... Right at Robert's throat. "Hahahaha... HA HA HA HA!!" Way to be crazy, crazy.

COMBATSYS: Robert endures Shenwoo's Quick Punch!

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Shenwoo          1/-------/=======|=======\=====--\1           Robert

Now, a punch to the throat to be problematic. As much as Robert has a reputation for being the pretty rich boy, he'll take a fist to the face any day over that kind of brutality. Landing on his feet, Garcia surprises the TV audience by quickly twisting his face to the side and eating it with his cheek, the Italian winces with pain but remains otherwise unphased. The Grin is still in play, which means anything any maniac feat is possible right now. Without hesitation, he sidesteps Shenwoo and tries to deliver a rather unwieldly punt upward into the overextended torso of his foe.
...Unwieldly because it's packing a surprising amount of power behind it, enough to launch a person up into the air. Regardless of whether the blonde maniac is accomodating to his whims, Robert launches himself upward and begins unloading a series of powerful kicks meant to add another collection of bruises to the nut's portfolio. Even if he puts up a show of resistance, Garcia just KEEPS KICKING. He'll stop when he damn well feels like it!

COMBATSYS: Robert successfully hits Shenwoo with Muei Shippuu Juudan Kyaku.

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

The thing of it is - the real kicker, you know - Shenwoo can feel that kick coming. To him, it's fairly well telegraphed, and he pushes back, trying to escape it, putting a little more effort into getting out of the way than he otherwise might... But he doesn't seem to be on his toes today. Could be he just doesn't have a good read on Robert at all. Instead, the initial kick hits, and so do the rest of them, finally getting smashed into the ground by the end of Robert's assault. That's pretty good all right. Pretty good.

Of course, Shenwoo isn't /quite/ finished yet. The brawler gets to his feet a bit shakily, clearly feeling the effects of Robert's hits, but... He's still grinning wildly. "ALL RIGHT!!" he says. "This is it... The fight I was looking for all day... So I'll show you my appreciation!!" He rears back for a moment, and then he suddenly throws himself forward at Robert, moving so fast his lean figure blurs, hard to follow with the eye, his shirt trailing behind him. What IS clear though is that Shenwoo throws his left fist forward in another rushing punch, this one incredibly faster than the last... And a shockwave of blue energy rides on his fist, enveloping him as he aims to punch Robert right in the face! "SHYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!"

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo successfully hits Robert with Zetsu Gekiken.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/----===|=======\-------\0           Robert

So hard to follow, in fact, that all his intended victim can do is throw up his arms in a hasty improvised defense and hope for the best. Maybe it was the angle of his approach, maybe it was Robert's prediction just sucking, or maybe it was just the punch being THAT AWESOME that there was simply no way anything in this dimension could stand before it today. Whatever the case, there's the speed behind the punch is such that there's a brief moment where Shen's knuckles sink deeply into the other cheek of Robert Garcia, and another where the kinetic energy catches up to the two and the man just goes flying *back*, spiralling in a comical pirouette before crashing into a garbage can. It explodes messily in a rather impressive shower of grime.
Lying on his back with a styrofoam container of half-eaten hot wings for a pillow, it takes Robert a moment to pull himself back together. He spits a glob of blood that lands on the stretch of chest exposed by his leisure suit before instinct kicks in and he finds himself wrenching painfully back by habit rather than conscious action. He's not out of the fight yet, but all these knocks to the head are starting to make things swim a bit.
Of course, the realization of that fact sinking in alone is enough to bring a grin to Robert's face again as he suddenly throws himself back at Shenwoo, ducking low with the intention of trying to sidestep any offense he throws up before springing up again to try and deliver a sideways meatgrinder of knuckles into the man's face.
It looks like he's starting to take after this guy!

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo dodges Robert's Fierce Punch.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/----===|=======\-------\0           Robert

Rebounding at the point of impact, Shenwoo staggers back a few feet, his breath a little more ragged than he'd probably like. While he at least manages to stay out of the /garbage/, he's clearly doing worse than the other guy here. At least, for the moment. The brawler is left with little choice at first but to watch Robert headed his way. The low duck and sudden rise are both watched with that same grin, and Robert's fist... Passes through Shenwoo's flickering afterimage. What?!

Where did the big meathead get off moving that fast?! But the point is, Shenwoo is now /behind/ Robert, and he rears back for just a moment again, one leg coming up, before he aims to smash his heel into the back of one of the Kyokugen fighter's knees, painfully. Just because there's no hard feelings motivating the fight... Doesn't mean the former street thug is going to place nice. "Rrrgh!!"

COMBATSYS: Robert fails to interrupt Light Kick from Shenwoo with Ryuugeki Ken.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/----===|=======\-------\0           Robert

Once again, Robert is put in a similar situation to the night of a week prior. Faced with a blindingly fast attack, Robert guesses randomly at where his opponent will be and spins on his heels, thrusting at where he guesses his opponent will turn up.
He guesses wrong, clearly. A good thing for Shen, that, as flickering not but a few inches from his head are two hands engulfed in a sunspot of orange chi. It lasts but for a moment, for as Shenwoo's heel grinds home into the back of the sensitive legmeats, Garcia's concentration falters and it evaporates into nothingness. Balance disturbed so, Garcia has little choice but to topple backward and land square on his back with painful force. This allows Shenwoo an opportune moment to land a choice blow, but Garcia's hestitation is only momentary! A hand shoots out to the side to shove hard against the pavement in an attempt to escape from harm's way!

Whoa, you know how sometimes you can just /tell/ you totally dodged a bullet, perhaps literally? Yeah, that's how Shenwoo's feeling right about there. Glowy energy is, as a rule, not his friend. "Close one!" he says, amicably enough, but even though Robert is shoving himself away across the pavement, Shen isn't quite friendly enough to let the guy get away. Instead, the brawler stays after Robert, trying to catch the other fighter before he can properly get his footing again.

If all goes according to the God of Battle's plan, then he'll get close before Robert can get up, and swing one leg out in a simply vicious kick aimed to catch the Kyokugen fighter in the gut as hard as he can. "BUT NOT CLOSE ENOUGH!!" Shenwoo adds for dramatic effect as he strikes, proving that he's a terrible boxer. He kicks way too much!

COMBATSYS: Robert dodges Shenwoo's Heavy Kick.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/----===|=======\-------\0           Robert

The only surface that foot meets is the rough pavement below. Robert times this just right, vaulting his torso forward just in the nick of time to avoid what would have doubtless been a finishing blow in his condition. Not pausing to see what else his friendly neighborhood mauler has in store for people who role in the dirt, Garcia's new positioning allows him to hastily scramble forward and back up onto his feet once more. He ends up hastily scrambling a few more steps than he intended, but it's the end result that counts here.
Finally swinging around, the Italian man turns to face his nameless assailant again. "Hey now, don't put yourself down like that. It was worth a shot, you almost got me!" Managing a wheezing laugh, he offers a friendly enough grin back at the guy. "Got a name, pal? I might have to look you up sometime...this has been a pretty fun throwdown."

COMBATSYS: Robert gains composure.

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Shenwoo          0/-------/----===|======-\-------\0           Robert

Well, there's nothing wrong with being hard to hit. Just means Shenwoo needs to put that much more effort into it. But with Robert not choosing the press the attack, what's the brawler to do? Shenwoo straightens up, facing Robert and tilting his head slightly to one side, his manic grin taking on a bit of a more amused edge. "Shenwoo," is his simple reply when asked his name, before he rolls his neck a bit - a horrible sound of cracking from there - before the tall blond man rushes forward again, aiming to grab Robert by the front of his shirt again... But this time he just tries to trip the guy, a not terribly graceful throw to the ground!

COMBATSYS: Robert endures Shenwoo's Quick Throw.

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

Would that a simple trip be enough to fell the grease demon at this point.

...Would that it hadn't been a trap, for that matter.

Shenwoo manages to get a grip on Robert easily enough, but the trip itself manages to accomplish little more than driving the man's knee painfully into the ground. Maybe that's enough at this point, with this coming down to a deadly battle of attrition on his defense. The screaming pain in his joint doesn't stop Robert from forcing himself to his feet however, or pressing his forehead to that of his opponent in a dangerously amused grin. "Robert." There's a telltale flicker of light as both of his palms suddenly thrust forward with the energy he had been gathering in that brief moment. The air itself takes on a dangerous tingle at this proximity, a spiral of orange briefly twisting in the grasp of the Kyokugen Dragon before erupting into a deadly surge of orange chi at point blank range. "Haoh...!" Hurtling forward into his opponent, Robert is set on taking this guy down with him, trying to deliver this fireball of fireballs directly into the gut of Shenwoo. "...SHOU...KOUKEN!!"
A returned favor, if you will.

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo endures Robert's Haoh Sho Ko Ken.

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

Fireballs. It's always fireballs. Big ones, little ones, ones that are made out of cotton candy. Always fireballs! Shenwoo is clearly not a fan of them, however... That doesn't stop him from RUNNING RIGHT THROUGH the Haoh Sho Ko Ken, bursting clear through the wave of energy like some kind of insane madman, which he clearly is. "Ha ha ha ha ha ha!!!" Shenwoo laughs aloud as he reaches to grab for Robert again, traces of that energy still clinging to him like wisps of power.

If he gets the grab, then he'll yank the Kyokugen Dragon closer, aiming to smash his forehead into the other fighter's face again, but that's not where he'll stop. Oh no. Shenwoo will then release Robert, aiming a pair of punches at his face, one with each fist, before ducking low for a crouching uppercut to the underside of Robert's jaw. Now, it seems, /he's/ the one who wants to make sure he takes the other guy with him. "HA HA HA HA!!" At least he's having fun!

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo can no longer fight.

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Robert           0/-------/-------|

COMBATSYS: Shenwoo successfully hits Robert with Kohyou Rengeki.

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Okay, this sensation is rather familiar. It isn't quite as brutal as a Shoryuken, but a Shoryuken isn't prefaced by a series of poundings to the face either. SLAM, a headbutt. "God." Talking around punches to your cheeks is a bit difficult, but it comes out as something vaguely sounding like 'ham'. OH! 'Damn', that must be it. That last uppercut is brutal, the finishing touch to the already ruined face of a man who struggled to hang on until the end, but...the cry that echoes into the night with that last blow is probably rather touching to the soul of a guy like Shen all the same. "...Motherfucker!!"
Robert goes sailing through the air, and unlike his performance last week, there will be no bursting out from under the boat of Shenwoo in a final blaze of glory. That's it. He's done. He makes a token attempt at pulling himself off his back, but he's taken so many hits to the head that all he manages to do is flail at the air with his foot until a shoe flies upward into the air and lands on his chest. "Augh." It's painful, it's dizzying, but he manages to crane his head in the general direction of where he was launched from to mouth something through the bruised mess of his mouth. "...Haw. Goow fighd, mahn."
Yeah, this one was downright brutal, but he needed something like that after not managing to land a single clean hit against someone. GOD that was annoying.

And Shenwoo... He staggers back, ending up on the ground as well, laughing again. Does it matter to him that he didn't really win, that there was no decisive result either way? Nah, not really. "Oh man... That was worth it," he says, shaking his head as he continues laughing. "You're good! We'll have to fight again some time." And next time hopefully he'll be more sensible than to run through a giant fireball. Whackjob! Meanwhile, the spectators cheer, and the camera guys capture the last moments of the match. And Shenwoo, he just seems quite happy to sit there and laugh his ass off.

Log created by Shenwoo, and last modified on 20:23:48 04/02/2007.