LLK Act IV.Fin - Fin : Oh No Bear is Driving the Car!

Description: Maki, helpful ninja at large, is carrying wood for an early reconstruction project. SUDDENLY: RAIDEN.

For the longest time, or at least that's what it feels like, Southtown has been in constant terror after all the seemingly endless attacks on them. People have died, buildings have been crushed, and lives have been scarred forever. But no matter what happens, Southtown will always pull themselves back together. For a large flourishing place like this has plenty of resources and manpower to handle this. And having not only seen the attacks first-hand, but also attempting to defend against them, even if she wasn't entirely successful, Maki Genryusai has devoted herself to volunteering within Southtown, to help with rebuilding places and treating those who are still injured. She has especially been spending time being with chlidren who were orphaned during the attacks, comforting them and trying to help them feel better. Despite her tough attitude, Maki has a big heart inside, especially for children.

Today, Maki is assisting in the rebuilding of a shop that was seriously damaged during one of the attacks. She's helping move wood over to the carpenters who are cutting it up so that it can be used to rebuild the supports. Wiping her brow, Maki smiles, knowing that she's getting a good workout while helping those in need.

For the longest time, Southtown has been in danger. Geese Howard is on his last legs, holed up in his tower with his defenses pulled in tight, with what seems like the entire world turning against him.

Unfortunately for...well, everybody, Raiden never really got the memo. He is not in Geese Tower. Nobody has told him what is up. He is bored. He is hungry. And, perhaps most importantly...

He is /dangerous/.

One of the walls of the shop suddenly explodes into a shower of shattered splinters, chunks of wood flying everywhere as the burly wrestler rams through it, the limp body of a soldier clutched in each meaty hand.

"HA HA HA! NOBODY CAN STAND UP TO RAIDEN!" His triumphant cry is met by shocked silence. He is silent. He sniffs the air, once, and then drops the soldiers. Moving to one side, he grabs a lunchbox and flips it open. "Hey, is this ham?"

Maki eeeps and jumps to the side, rolling out of the way as the building literally explodes in debris, while several people go flying while others run like crazy away from the giant that just came through the wall. Landing on her side, Maki stands up and dusts herself off, trying to catch her breath after she nearly felt her heart ram through her chest and then run like hell with the others.

When she looks up again, she can only stare in awe with her eyes wide open and her jaw drooping down, barely even able to breathe. The giant that just rammed through the store, adding more damage than there was before, and then adding insult to injury with that yell of victory. It's unbelievable.

But then that look of shock turns into a fierce scowl with deeply narrowed eyes and gritted teeth. "You son of a bitch! Who the hell do you think you are, coming in here and destroying this like you're a wrecking ball? WHO ARE YOU?!"\

Raiden looks up at Maki, an expression of surprise pasted across his face, a sandwich hanging out of his mouth. "Mmmm mm m? MM MM!" His head tilts back and the rest of the sandwich falls in. He chews once, a single time, and then swallows. "Weren't you paying attention, girly?"

Raising the lunchbox high in one hand, he points triumphantly into the air with the other. "I! AM! RAIDEN!"

His finger lowers, leveling its arrogant tip down at the young ninja girl. "And who are you to question me, girly? If you're not careful, I'm gonna show you what Raiden does to naughty little girls!" He guffaws again, like he's made great joke, and then turns his attention away, confident the entire affair has been settled. Instead, he busies himself with a juice box.

It is very difficult, because the straw is very tiny.

Maki's scowl only seems to grow deeper with that last remark. "Naughty little girls? NAUGHTY LITTLE GIRLS?! YOU FILTHY PERVERT!" Maki screams at the top of her lungs. "You call yourself Raiden, huh? Well I'm Maki Genryusai, and let me tell you, I'm not just a little girl. I happened to clean out Metro City of the Mad Gear gang awhile back. Naturally I had assistance, but I still did it, meaning that I'm not _just_ a little girl!"

"And who am I to question you? Let me tell you something, who the hell are you to ruin a city that's already been damaged enough as it is? Do you think it's funny? Or are you under orders from one of the bastards who helped organize this attack?" Maki's patience wears thin as she adjusts her tonfa.

Fiddling with the straw, gently trying to ease it out of its little plastic wrapper without utterly destroying it, Raiden seems a little less surprised to see that Maki's still here and still bugging him with the curse of her gender. Namely: screaming.

Raiden tries to summon up some patience, and notes very calmly, "I have said who I am at least five times by now, little girl. If you still do not understand, then..." Raiden pauses, and comprehension dawns.

"I am very sorry, little girl, I didn't realize. Please wait for a moment." Raiden straightens out a bit, takes a deep breath, and cups a hand to his mouth.


Now surely everything will be fine. "I am sure they will arrive soon, do not worry." Raiden resumes fiddling with the juice box.

That's it! That's the last straw! Maki's had enough of Raiden's crap. She's really mad now, having run out of patience finally, since even she has her limits. She'd blow steam out of her ears if she could, but she can't do that exactly. Instead, she grips the handle of her tonfa with all her might and grits her teeth harder than even while breathing rapidly. Tears of rage fill in her eyes, and her whole body tenses for a moment. Then, she looks up at Raiden and says, "I don't give a damn who you are or what you're doing here, but I will NOT tolerate you insulting me, nor will I accept your destruction of the places of innocent people!"

Maki gets into her fighting stance quickly, which should show Raiden that she's really done being verbal. "You're bigger than me, but the bigger they are, the harder they fall. Besides, I've taken out another giant galoot your size before! It wasn't easy, but I took him down so hard that the whole arena shook!" She doesn't even cast the slightest hint of a smile at that joke about the time she fought Chang in a Neo League battle. And Raiden may be big and tough, but Maki's not intimidated by him in the least bit. In fact, she's ready to rumble at a moment's notice!

COMBATSYS: Maki has joined the fight here.

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Whip             0/-------/------=|-------\-------\0             Maki
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Mr.Big           0/-------/------=|

COMBATSYS: Maki has left the fight here.

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Mr.Big           0/-------/------=|=------\-------\0             Whip

Raiden frowns. He frowns big. Somewhere, a certain sultan surely senses something amiss, but he's not here so nyah nyah.

The wrestler, tired from the ongoing sass of both Maki and this tiny juicebox, decides to quickly solve at least one of the problem. Raising the bright yellow box to his mouth, he bites the top off, sending light brown juice spraying everywhere. He chews the cardboard like it is gum.

"Please, stupid little girl. I understand your admiration for Raiden, and your eagerness to face me in battle, but if there is one thing Raiden has learned, it is that beating up the retarded is wrong." He pauses, lost in thought, and then spits out the half-box.

"Besides, Raiden is not just big, he is the biggest! Pray that Raiden never falls, or you may find yourself underneath him! Ha!"

COMBATSYS: Maki has started a fight here.

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Maki             0/-------/-------|

COMBATSYS: Maki focuses on her next action.

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Maki             0/-------/-------|

COMBATSYS: Raiden has joined the fight here.

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Maki             0/-------/-------|-------\-------\0           Raiden

COMBATSYS: Raiden takes no action.

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Maki             0/-------/-------|-------\-------\0           Raiden

Now it's on! Maki's ready to rumble, and so is Raiden it appears. This guy looks big enough, but once he falls, he's not gonna get up. At least that's how Maki's planning to do this. After being badly injured during the last fight in Southtown, no thanks to a certain evil dictator named Vega, Maki spent time nursing her injuries and then working on improving her skills so she could get better for her next battle. Now is the time to test herself to see if she's truly ready to return to battle.

"You need to be taught a lesson that you never come barging into a place like this and expect to get away unharmed when I'm around!" Maki says, twirling her tonfa a few times. "Let's do this!" Maki shouts as she takes a few steps forwards, and then rebounds off a pile of debris for momentum as she flies directly at Raiden. Her right foot is extended so Maki's shaped like she's doing a flying kick. And it's aimed directly at Raiden!

COMBATSYS: Maki successfully hits Raiden with Hassou Kyaku.

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Maki             0/-------/------=|=------\-------\0           Raiden

The gigantic man squints at Maki as she comes at him. "That is a very specific lesson. You are not a very good teacher, but I think that is not so strange. HRRNG!" Raiden grunts as Maki solidly impacts his gut with her foot. It is an experience much like kicking a bulldozer, or perhaps a wall, or an unusually lard-covered steel plate. The end result is that Raiden barely moves.

"VERY WELL!" He booms, slapping his chest and tossing the mostly empty lunchbox to the side. "If you will not think twice about battling Raiden now, perhaps you will after I break you!" He reconsiders. "Only a little, though, because Raiden is still uncomfortable about picking on people too stupid to know any better."

And then Raiden goes into motion, lunging forward and driving a fist in low (even though it's still probably about neck-level for Maki). And then the other. And then his meaty hands reach out to encircle Maki and toss her like a sack of pillow filled with marshmallows.

COMBATSYS: Raiden successfully hits Maki with Combination Bodyblow.

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Maki             0/-------/---====|=------\-------\0           Raiden

"Me? Stupid? You've got to be kidding me!" Maki says as she lands on the ground in a crouched position. She watches Raiden carefully, like a predator watching its prey possibly strike. And when that prey attempts to strike, Maki is ready to move out of the way. Unfortunately, though, she incorrectly judges the speed of Raiden, and ends up being caught by him. She yells out as she's grabbed and then tossed through the air to land on the ground.

With a grunt, Maki hits the ground. For a moment, she lays there breathing heavily, but then gets back onto her feet almost immediately. She rubs at the side of her head and finds a little blood there, but it's nothing compared to what she's been through.

"Pretty good. Looks like you're going to be a formidable foe after all," Maki says, still scowling at her opponent. "But I'm just warming up." And with that, Maki rushes at Raiden and brings her tonfa upwards, attempting to strike him swiftly in the stomach.

COMBATSYS: Raiden blocks Maki's Medium Strike.

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Maki             0/-------/---====|==-----\-------\0           Raiden

Raiden sighs as Maki seems to think he is joking. "It is like they cannot even realize how dumb they are. It is so sad." The irony, of course, is completely lost on the big man.

"It is good that you are enthusiastic, but you are not very good at this. It is like fighting a child! I AM fighting a child!" The electric blue wrestler shakes his head sadly, easily catching the tonfa with a downturned hand. He barely looks like he noticed it.

"Just give up now, so that Raiden can show you mercy and be done with this." Looking particularly glum, Raiden brings one of his gigantic, barrel-like arms crashing down with a ferocious looking chop. "For your own sake and for mine!"

COMBATSYS: Maki interrupts Fierce Punch from Raiden with Weapon Jab.

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Maki             0/-------/-======|===----\-------\0           Raiden

"You think you're fighting a child? You're just saying that because you're bigger than I am." Maki says, shaking her head while tsking. "But the truth is, you can't exactly defeat me all that easily. If I can take out a large gang of punks, then I'm sure I could, at least, stand up to you somewhat." Maki steps back a few steps after her attack is blocked. Then she looks up and sees Raiden coming at her from above.

Thinking quickly, Maki attempts a defensive stance, except her tonfa is pointed upward, so it would poke Raiden in the gut as he came down. His fist does strike Maki, and she does stagger backwards a little, but she did feel the tonfa make contact. Yet, her nose is now bleeding a little, meaning that Raiden may have the upper hand for now.

Raiden grunts again as Maki's tonfa drives into his stomach, but again, he remains more or less completely immoveable. "I think I am fighting a child because you are hitting me like a mosquito, or a gnat! Your little stick might be enough for little men, but I am Raiden!"

He turns around, showing Maki his back, and flexes. The muscle bulge along his entire backside is grotesque. "I am the biggest!" His arms raise, muscles underneath knotting up, twin slabs of rock hard beef. "I am the baddest!"

He turns around again, still flexing. Raiden is a wall of horrible flesh. "I! AM! UNBEATABLE! YEEEEEEAH!"

Raiden is /also/ getting super-pumped. Even though nobody is cheering except for Raiden, whose solid support Raiden can always count on.

COMBATSYS: Raiden gathers his will.

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Maki             0/-------/-======|=======\-------\0           Raiden

"Yeah, well if you want me to hit you harder, I certainly can," Maki shouts at the giant that she just hit in the gut. It wasn't exactly one of her best attacks, but she's merely warming up like she said before. Unfortunately, warming up may have to end right here and right now, since it appears that this guy isn't going to wait around for anyone. It's all about who goes down first, and Maki really doesn't want to be kissing the pavement again, like last time when she encountered Vega.

With Raiden gathering his power, Maki decides that she should take a moment to focus on getting her fight back into her. She closes her eyes and begins to breathe deeply, trying to get more air into her lungs and get her blood flowing more smoothly again.

COMBATSYS: Maki gains composure.

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Maki             0/-------/---====|=======\-------\0           Raiden

Raiden slowly comes back to reality as Maki just sort of stands there. "Please! Make me think that I am fighting something, and not just farting around! If you have become scared, I understand, but of not..." Raiden laughs again, his gut heaving and bobbing roughly.

"See if you can even dent the amazing Raiden's armor! Hrrrah!" He grunts as he moves forward again, suprisingly fast for a man his size, with one hand outstretched, grasping for Maki's face. His other he holds back behind him, open as though he were preparing an invisible basketball for a severe dunking. However, should his grip prove true, Raiden will only pick Maki's head up (the rest of her can come too), bash her into a nearby wall, and then toss her aside carelessly.

COMBATSYS: Maki blocks Raiden's Improvised Grapple.

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Maki             0/-------/--=====|=======\-------\0           Raiden

"Dent your armor? I'll do a lot more than that!" Maki shouts as she finishes catching her breath and preparing for whatever Raiden might have next up his sleeve. This guy may think Maki's scared, but she's not the least bit scared of this guy. After all, she took on Chang and knocked him out once (even though he got his revenge, but still.) "Come on, let me see what you're made of!"

And when Raiden finally does make his move, Maki's on the defensive. Raiden grabs her head, but she manages to put her arms up to absorb his large hands grabbing her head and literally tough it out. When she finally breaks free, Maki looks at Raiden and says, "Trying to crush me, huh? Well I'm not your typical insect!" And then Maki literally drops to the ground onto her tonfa and spins around wildly like a whirlwind, with one of her feet extended.

COMBATSYS: Raiden fails to interrupt Bushin Senpuu Kyaku from Maki with Crazy Train.

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Maki             0/-------/-======|====---\-------\0           Raiden

"HA!" Raiden roars triumphantly as Maki breaks free, dropping down to plant a meaty hand on the floor. Unfortunately for him, that is exactly where she happens to be kicking. His arm goes out from under him, and suddenly his weight isn't supported at all.

With a huge WHUMPF, Raiden goes down, just in time to get extra energy face-kickings from Maki. "Urg, urg, urg, urg, urg!" For all her effort, Raiden looks a little squinty, and his lip is bleeding a little. He pushes himself up with one hand, already starting to recover. He does not look upset.

"Ha! Maybe you can hit a little, after all! But it takes more than that to conquer Raiden! So much more, little girl!"

"Oh yeah, well I've got a lot more where that came from," Maki says as she gets back onto her feet, dusting her tonfa off a little. "In fact, there's so much in store for you that I couldn't even count it on all my fingers and toes." She brushes her blonde hair back a little and stares at Raiden. "How the mighty have fallen, but they get back up again," She says in a sarcastic voice.

For a moment after that, Maki looks like she might attempt to take on Raiden again with another attack. But then she stops and then simply waits, keeping a close eye on her opponent as she watches his every move.

COMBATSYS: Maki focuses on her next action.

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Maki             0/-------/-======|====---\-------\0           Raiden

Now fully returned to his feet, the towering Raiden grins down at Maki. "Please, little girl! You are making it too hard!" Wait, what? The mystery is quickly revealed as Raiden continues, "I do not need to know that you cannot count simple numbers! It will only make this more difficult on my tender heart!"

He starts to laugh again, but then coughs, doubling over as he attempts to hack his lungs out. He begins to recover, sucking in a deep, phlegmmy breath...

And then PTOO. A spray of sickly green sprews out of his mouth, a cloud of hovering poison that should be right up in Maki's grill. "Excuse me! I seem to have an allergy!" Naturally, Raiden begins to laugh at his own joke once more.

COMBATSYS: Raiden successfully hits Maki with Poison Breath.

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Maki             1/-------/=======|=====--\-------\0           Raiden

That stuff smells awful. Just by looking at it, Maki knows it ain't healthy. And when she attempts to duck under it, she finds it's no use, since the mist seems to get into her lungs anyway. She coughs and gags and reels back, feeling like she's going to throw up from coughing so hard. Fortunately, she manages to stop, but her eyes are watering pretty badly from that attack.

Nonetheless, Maki blinks them away and looks at Raiden. "You really test my patience, you know that? I think it's time I stopped holding back!" And with that, Maki rushes at Raiden, despite the fact there's a slight limp in her step, and attempts to drive her tonfa deep into his gut.

COMBATSYS: Raiden interrupts Deep Strike from Maki with Giant Bomb.

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Maki             1/--=====/=======|=======\-------\1           Raiden

Maki's words cause Raiden to once more burst into laughter, his stomach shaking and heaving, heavy with mirth. He is like a strangely colored Santa, he is so jolly!

However, Santa Claus is a much nicer person than Raiden could ever hope to be. As Maki comes rushing at the wrestler, he bends over again, palm planted flat against the ground. "FOOLISH GIRL!" Instead of his gut, Maki's tonfa smacks Raiden directly in the face, drawing a small trickle of blood from his nose. It does not stop the coming assault as his entire mass abruptly rockets forward into the ninja, almost a quarter ton of pure man unstoppably crashing forward.

As he straightens, Raiden chuckles, and adds, "If you are such a great fighter, you should know better than to try to beat Raiden when you cannot even see straight! Ha!"

Maki is sent flying across the area, and not only does she hit the ground hard, but she also whacks her head on a nearby lamp pole, causing her to become rather dizzy as well. She attempts to steady herself, but can't quite get her balance back that easily. Using her tonfa for support, she props herself up onto her knees, and then gets one unsteady leg up. After a moment, she gets the other leg up.

Looks like Raiden might have her defeated, but Maki's not about to give up. She steps back and focuses on catching her breath once again. "I can't lose here. I can't!" Maki thinks to herself.

COMBATSYS: Maki gains composure.

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Maki             1/----===/=======|=======\-------\0           Raiden

Raiden slowly walks toward Maki, clearly confident and as full of himself as he was when this entire mess started. He is practically /sauntering/. Entirely too pleased with himself, despite his earlier pleas for non-violence, Raiden speaks. "What is the matter? Are you out of fight so soon?"

He continues his approach until he is moderately close, and then he springs into action again, his hand reaching out for Maki's neck to pick her up and bring her face to face with him. Raiden exhales. "It is a shame you didn't know better. Ha." And then he casually delivers a backhand to knock Maki to the side, not caring about her or her condition in the slightest.

COMBATSYS: Maki blocks Raiden's Rapid Grapple.

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Maki             1/---====/=======|=======\-------\0           Raiden

Even in a weakened state like this, Maki never gives up during a fight. She may be hurt and she may be weak, but she's still got that fighting spirit within her. Maki tenses herself as Raiden attempts to grab her, and when the backhand comes at her, Maki raises her free arm to deflect it away... somehow. (Hey, no one ever said being a ninja was easy!)

When she drops to the ground, she lands in a forced crouched position from her injuries, and then begins to breathe heavily. It looks like she's run out of air... or it could be a feint for her next attack!

With a gleam in her eyes, Maki suddenly dashes at Raiden with no sign of stopping as she attempts to deliver a swift flurry of attacks, one after the other, at the giant.

COMBATSYS: Maki successfully hits Raiden with Bushin Gou Rai Ha.

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Maki             0/-------/-------|=======\==-----\1           Raiden

Maki says, "Oh one sec"

As each attack slams into the giant, Maki shows no signs of letting up, untill the last strike occurs. Then she stumbles backwards, all the energy gone from her body.

Each strike from Maki slams into Raiden, blasting at flab and muscle alike with ruthless efficiency. Even a mighty man such as him is driven backward, each blow causing him to stagger another step back with a pained grunt.

But as the last hit lands, sending Raiden staggering backward a half dozen steps into a lamppost, it's clear he's nowhere near finished yet. "Heh heh...HA HA HA HA!" Raiden erupts into laughter, despite being half-propped up against the post. Slowly he straightens, still grinning.

"So it's not all talk after all! But can you keep it up? Ha! I would like to see that!" Cocky and grinning, Raiden raises one mammoth hand to beckon Maki forward, to continue coming at him. "If you dare!"

COMBATSYS: Raiden gains composure.

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Maki             0/-------/-------|=======\=------\1           Raiden

Maki is still weak from her beating by Raiden, but she's not going to let him get her down that easily. Even if she is struggling to keep herself from falling down, and her face is bruised and also bloodied, she's still got that fighting spirit within her. And as long as it remains within her, she's always going to give it her all.

"Why don't you come at me?" Maki asks, albeit in a slightly weak voice. But that voice still shows some strength. And then, she closes her eyes and begins to focus on summoning her chi.

COMBATSYS: Maki gathers her will.

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Maki             0/-------/---====|=======\=------\1           Raiden

"You should be careful what you ask, little girl!" Raiden's grin continue to split his face, a happy side-effect of his amusement. A clever plan is already forming in Raiden's mind, but because that is where it is located, it is perhaps not so clever after all.

"Here I come, ha ha ha!" Raiden charges forward and leaps, gaining more air than someone who weighs over 400 pounds should be at all capable of. It is a spit in the face of physics. However, physics is a forgiving mistress, and quickly comes to Raiden's aid moments later.

What went up comes down. "BOOM!"

COMBATSYS: Maki fails to interrupt Crushing Blow from Raiden with Tengu Daoshi.

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Maki             0/-------/---====|=======\=------\1           Raiden

COMBATSYS: Maki has reached second wind!

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Maki             0/-------/---====|=======\=------\1           Raiden

What goes up must come down, and Maki intends to prove that to Raiden by demonstrating one of her aerial throwing techniques. Which is where she grabs an opponent in midair and then throws them to the ground. But Maki made two mistakes. One is that grabbing an opponent this big is a bad idea. And two, judge your opponent's speed before doing something that stupid.

Maki is hit hard and goes down to the ground, looking like she's out for the count. But then, somehow she gets back up, almost like her fighting spirit came back to life. She looks up and gives a slight smile to Raiden. "You're not done yet it seems!"

It certainly says something for Maki's bravery, trying to manipulate Raiden in any way, shape, or form as he comes crashing down toward her. It does little to raise his opinion of her intelligence, however.

Where Raiden comes down, the pavement cracks. The sheer power of his tremendous girth is horrible, especially as he himself remains unharmed. Can nothing stop this massive juggernaut of a man, this titan of terror?

Well, maybe, maybe not. "I told you before! Nothing can stop Raiden! Raiden is invincible! Raiden is unbeatable! Raiden is the best of the best! YEAH! YEAH! YEEEEEEEAH!" The wrestler starts pointing again, at the sky, at Maki, all over the place, for the moment lost in his own greatness.

COMBATSYS: Raiden gathers his will.

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Maki             0/-------/---====|=======\=====--\1           Raiden

Having just been severely beaten and then regained the ability to fight, Maki decides that it's best to take a rest once again. Then she'll resume her attempt to try to take out Raiden. Whether or not she wins is anyone's guess, but at least it shows she's got plenty of courage in her.

COMBATSYS: Maki gains composure.

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Maki             0/-------/----===|=======\=====--\1           Raiden

Eventually, even Raiden gets tired of tooting his own horn. And Maki's still there. Just sort of standing there. It's clear she hasn't given up, but... "How do you expect to beat Raiden if you're just sitting on your butt all the time?!" Raiden's fat finger descends to accuse Maki.

"If you want to rest so bad, I'll put you to sleep now!" Taking a step forward, Raiden's thick hands reach for Maki's shoulders, trying to grab her and then turn her upside down, careless of the potential aftereffects of this action. He's far too preoccupied with other things, like smashing her skull into the pavement repeatedly. And then, maybe afterward, leaping back up into the air with her in tow (physics swoons in shock), only to grip her between his thick legs (each of them is probably as big as Maki is) and drive downward to the ground. If she's still there, heaven help her; Raiden is certain she will not get back up again.

COMBATSYS: Raiden knocks away Maki with Destruction Drop!

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Maki             1/------=/=======|=------\-------\0           Raiden

Boy, is Maki having a bad day. Another failed dodge attempt, and this time she hits the ground hard. Not only that, but it looks like she's truly down for the count. Although, that may turn out to be just a ruse, as she suddenly jumps up and shows a bit of energy flowing out of her.

And then, with a loud yell, she suddenly flies directly at Raiden with her leg outstretched in a flying kick that's heading rather fast.

COMBATSYS: Maki can no longer fight.

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Raiden           0/-------/------=|

COMBATSYS: Raiden Toughs Out Maki's Tesshin Hou!

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Raiden           0/-------/---====|

Oho, a last burst of life from Maki! Raiden opens his arms wide and welcomes the kick. It impacts solidly on his chest, but once more it's like hitting a freight train. He doesn't even budge, not even an inch.

"I tried to warn you, girly, but you wouldn't listen! Raiden! Is! The best wrestler that ever lived!" Clutching at the now-definately-defeated (for sure this time) Maki, Raiden raises her up like a trophy, some kind of title belt, before tossing her to the side.

"Well." Looking around at the destruction caused in the wake of the fight, Raiden cups his bushy yellow beard in one hand, thinking. Most of the people, already skittish in these times, have scattered. Some forgot to take their lunches with them.

Rubbing his hands together in anticipation, Raiden advances back on the construction site, stomach rumbling.

COMBATSYS: Raiden has ended the fight here.

Log created on 19:47:19 05/12/2009 by Raiden, and last modified on 23:41:38 05/12/2009.