Guess lopez tentatively uses Shibaboo on boss. I haven't read any of this thread *shrugs*
2nd turn is occurring. You are cursed. You need to name vampko as your proxy for any instance in which you are not available to act (any direct actions made by you have higher priority than those made by your proxy).
Vampko: "Is it fine with you?"" Xeras: "Can't really say. But I guess..." He rolled his eyes over Ubi, Mizu and Red.
Xeras: "It'll make certain individuals feel better." Ubi: "I can't say for sure about the rest. Nevertheless, I personally have grown to respect the way you handle things in these 'games' ." Xeras: "Eh?" He was taken aback by that comment.
Ubi: "In times when everybody just poke around, clueless, you execute well planned actions. Without your influence on the game's flow, this could have taken much longer and would have seeded much more hatred between us all." Xeras: "Again, you just make it sound positive. I'm merely fighting for my own ass here." Ubi: "Perhaps I do. Regardless, that is what I want to believe in. As far as the human nature goes, anything can be perceived as either 'good' or 'bad' depending on your own mentality." Xeras: "Heh, whatever." He turned toward Vampko.
Xeras: "Let's do it then?" Vampko: "Yes, let-" EO: "Yeah, do it scum" Xeras smiled as he directed his words toward EO, without even turning around to face him.
Xeras: "Oh, look. Mister healer-who-failed-to-protect-the-leader is talking."
EO: "I would have SOOOO liked us both to be alive. Just so that I'll be able to FUCKIN' KILL YOU." Xeras: "Talk to the hand bro"
EO: "That bastard...!" He made a fist.
Mizu: "Now, now. No need to go that far for revenge in order to prove how much you love me~"
EO: "SHUT UP. No every everything is about you here bish" Mizu: "Wahhh~ Scary~" Despite looking fierce, the punch could hardly be felt at all. Likely because they no longer had firm resonance with some of their senses.
Vampko: "ANYWAY" He stretched his hand toward Xeras for a handshake.
Xeras: "Nah. I do this my style." Vampko: "Huh? Fine..."
Xeras's spirit began to fade. Before it completely did, he turned toward Ubi.
Xeras: "Make sure my sacrifice will no be in vain. Win."
Ubi: "I promise to act with everything I got for the sake of that cause" Lopez: "Don't worry. We we got this one in the bag." Ubi: "Not very convincing coming from you..."
Xeras just made small final laugh and...
Xeras's data faded...
Vampko felt a surge of energy. He was now fully refreshed.
"Good. Now that we are through with that." Belial, who was merely sitting and watching until now - stood up.
"For surviving this far, I'll share a bit of knowledge with you." He stayed idle. He didn't yet make any movement toward them.
"I shall begin from a point you by now likely all remember well. The first time you arrived in this world." They all remembered that. When a flash of light stroke them in the computers room. When they found themselves fighting each other in a dark red world.
"This world is divided into numeric areas. Area 108. This is the official name of the place you landed in. An area where big battle royals are held constantly. An area where there are no true friends, nor true foes. Filled with deception and manipulation, it's an area born out of suffering to simply bring further suffering." He closed his eyes.
"Forced into that game against your will, you ended up transforming into demons and fighting each other. The initial reason you were absorbed into that world is related to the one you know as 'Claymore'. He, and he alone, held a special link with this world. Once he was 'absorbed' into this world for the first time, the wall between the two worlds grew weaker. This, in turn, allowed you all to reach this world as well.
At the end of the struggle, a single winner reached the finale. There, he was granted his wish."
He opened his eyes.
"Enough for now. Let's raise the tension a bit." He focused energy in his legs.