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Alexandrius Verrevia

King Alexandrius of the largest nation on Origin, the Kingdom of Rosetta which takes up the largest continent on Origin.

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a character in “The Multiverse”, as played by LookingAtPerks

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People who are often involved in Origin, generally living there, doing business there, or such.

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Shows that you are registered to the Adventurer's Guild, and is capable of showing one's acquired skills, stats, titles, powers, race, and general identification. Can be used as a Universal Passport.
Worn by the current King of Origin. A backup exists, in case of emergencies. It is said these crowns are enchanted with special power.

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He has the abilities of a King....and he isn't a pushover.

The rest is classified for the moment.

However, this is what is known. King Alexandrius (Alex for short) Verrevia is the current king of the Rosetta Kingdom. He is a good and kind king, but is laos known for being a bit eccentric. This is well known though, and in a way actually makes him more loved by the people. He does not discriminate between noble and commoner, partially due to the modern age but partially also due to his own beliefs.

Despite his age, he is still king because his son and his son's wife died in a tragic incident. No one really talks about it much, and his grandchildren, the princes and princesses of the kingdom now, were too young to really remember it well. However, despite this he continued to show great strength and leadership as a king.

However, as part of his eccentricness, he sometimes slips out of the castle in a disguise and converses among the people, especially during festivals and such. He actually is a major fan of cheeseburgers.

So begins...

Alexandrius Verrevia's Story

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Alexandrius Verrevia, also known as King Alexandrius, spoke from the high balcony of the Governance Building next door, looking upon the city with warm eyes and a stoic face. He was the leader of the country, the manager of this great nation which was known as the nation which would lead the country, and the world, into the future. He smiled, as he took a step forward, like he did every year. But today, there would be extra.

"As you know, once again today we celebrate the victory that our Hero had long ago against the Demon King Millen, and obliterated him from existence. She will forever be honored by the statue of her in the Plaza, which stands vigilant over the grave of Demon King Millen, sealed underneath the surface of the plaza, deep underground".

"So as we take our steps forward, and fight the growing darkness and our enemies, we shall not disappear, or pushed around, and be taken advantage of. By the name of myself, and the brave men and women who serve, and in honor of our Hero, we shall once again hold the Hero Festival! Let us celebrate with games, song, dance, and food! Let us show the world that we relish each victory, and have not gone lazy nor will we dismiss the value of life! Let us all go out, and enjoy the festivities!"

This was the same speech every year, but it still had a hint of glory and incredibleness. However, just as they though he was done, two fireworks went off right next to him and he opened his mouth once more.

"And I am pleased to report that including my own Grandchildren, several new aspiring heroes have been born, that we have accelerated the plans to build the new school: Astrius Academy!"

With the announcement of potential new heroes, the crowd went into an uproar, and the King left the balcony as the festivities went underway.

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Character Portrait: N'dal Mua Hanai Character Portrait: Zeebee Elestria Lake Character Portrait: Boo Character Portrait: Alexandrius Verrevia Character Portrait: Vance Hemolian Character Portrait: The Scribe
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It took a lot of ducking and weaving between legs but the cat sized girl, running with all the agility of her feline kin, lost the bulky workers who had chased her away from the docks in the excited crowed of the Plaza. Boo was just in time to hear the king's speech. Boo didn't mind the crowed. In fact, she loved all the excitement and fun! These events usually meant free food and big crowds meant a little pick pocketing, if needed, should be fairly easy. At her size, however, Boo couldn't see much more than legs and feet. Curious to a fault, the bare foot little girl put those sharp claws of hers to use and climbed up the side of a stall selling fruit to get a better look around.

New heros huh? Boo could be a hero. The little girl mused to herself. A school sounded boring though. Who needed school when they had talent? All the explosions and glitter at the end of the speech got a squeal of delight from Boo. Despite all the noise already hurting her sensitive feline ears, the child simply folded them back to protect them and clapped along as her tail flicked behind her in excitement. What should Boo do first? The girl just couldn't decide at first. Big, violet eyes drifted around from a couple of dark figures, to a feline man, to a boy a bit older than her running off, and the rest of the crowed.

Eventually, Boo decided to hop down from her perch and follow after the boy. It looked like he was heading towards the fire dancers and games. That was always fun! The little girl kept her eyes open for free food along the way though. She could never turn down free food! Especially sweets.
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Character Portrait: N'dal Mua Hanai Character Portrait: Zeebee Elestria Lake Character Portrait: Boo Character Portrait: Alexandrius Verrevia Character Portrait: Vance Hemolian Character Portrait: The Scribe
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Sploooooosh!~

That was a sound that echoed in one area of the Plaza as two cats, a normal black cat and a cat made of fire, danced around each other. Then, after gaining the people's attention with the weird Sploosh sound they made when they arrived, the two cats ran towards each other. At first, everyone thought the fire cat was going to burn the normal cat, however...the fire cat suddenly seemed to turn into a ring of fire with its scattered embers as the cat jumped through the ring. But instead of a cat coming out, it was a woman dressed in some flashy and eye catching clothing.

She quickly turned around, and jumped into the air. The ring of fire turned back into a cat after she went through, and jumped up with her, turning into a spiral of fire. But this spiral of fire never seemed to touch her once, as she never got burned. Furthermore, now she was seemingly flipping in place, a never ending flip, inside the spiral of fire.

There were others doing this with other elements as well, drawing attention and making a show.

"Ama...amazing..."

Zeebee was totally captivated by the display in front of him, that sparks were flying off him. Literal sparks of electricity, enough that he was unconsciously charging all the phones in the nearby area.

Zeebee was currently eating a huge amount of popcorn too, while he watched the show. There was also a breakdancing robot nearby, as well as a few others. As Zeebee ran by, he crossed paths with a few other people. He still had failed to realize he was giving off sparks though, so he had started drawing attention more then he realized.

But there was still so much to enjoy, such as the Hovercoaster that was set up! It was even enchanted with gravity magic so that while extreme, was perfectly safe!

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With a flash of light a fleet of five Mauhasinan ships lead by the Lightbringer Crimson Nova entered orbit above the planet. The fleet stayed in a loose formation as Nephthys sent a hail.

"This is High Priestess Nephthys Bastia of the Mauhasinan Empire. We picked up your broadcast and have been sent by order of Holy Emperess Seti I to establish relations with your people."

Nephthys and her fleet waited for a reply...

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Character Portrait: The Mauhasinan Empire Character Portrait: Alexandrius Verrevia Character Portrait: Nephthys Bastia Character Portrait: Zakar Verrevia Character Portrait: Atrinix Joore Character Portrait: The Rosetta Dragon Knights
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Moments after the communication was sent, a coordinates and an invitation was delivered to them, and an escort came to help guide them there...named Voltron....



Some might think this was an intimidation tactic, if they knew about Voltron. But those would also know Voltron is known as the "Legendary Defender", not the "Legendary Weapon" or "Legendary Attacker". In other words, it was totally harmless so long as you did not start shooting innocent people.

If they followed, and landed at the docking area provided, they would be met by the King Himself, the Commander of the Royal Knights, the Rosetta Dragon Knights, and the young Prince Zakar, who was doing his best not to wonder why he was here.

"I would have thought Bastion would be the one you would bring".

"I wanted to bring all of you, but Bastion is busy on an experiment at the academy he said 'Cannot be interrupted due to great risks', and Amillia is sick with the flu. Besides, you are a wonderful, adorable grandson that is also a Prince of our nation!"

"...and your a king who is also a doting grandfather..."

"Shush" the king said, but then he just seemed to suddenly snap back into a kingly appearance. "Besides, you are the oldest. Once I am gone, you will be inheriting the throne".

Those words caused Zakar to be silent for a moment, remembering his deceased father who was killed by terrorists four years ago, and his mother who died giving birth to Amillia despite the technology and magic they had prepared. Truly, nothing was perfect in this world, even if you had both magic and technology. It was a ibtter lesson Zakar learned through one of the worst ways possible.

"Very well" he replied. He could not completely hide he wanted to be doing other things, but he was also interested in the newcomers as well, so he steeled his resolve. However.... "But, did you really need to send Voltron?"

"I thought it would be a good idea, to show one of our planet's guardians and heroes doing this".

"And, by that you mean you are acting like a kid showing off a new toy, even if its not new?"

"Oh shut up! They will be here soon!"

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Character Portrait: The Mauhasinan Empire Character Portrait: Alexandrius Verrevia Character Portrait: Nephthys Bastia Character Portrait: Zakar Verrevia Character Portrait: Atrinix Joore Character Portrait: The Rosetta Dragon Knights
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Though they could have just beamed down but the Mauhasinans where not ready to show off their technology yet so Nephthys and her guards came down in a dropship the fleet staying in orbit.

Nephthys came out of the ship flanked by guards covered in jet black armor from head to toe. Even their ears and tails where covered. The masks of thier helmets showed no emotion.

"Quite the planet you have here..." Said Nephthys with a sly grin "I do hope we can be friends..."

The Mauhasinans didn't seem impressed or Intimidated by the king or his guards.

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Character Portrait: The Mauhasinan Empire Character Portrait: Alexandrius Verrevia Character Portrait: Nephthys Bastia Character Portrait: Zakar Verrevia Character Portrait: Atrinix Joore Character Portrait: The Rosetta Dragon Knights
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"Ah, welcome welcome!" King Alexandrius said in a friendly manner. "Sorry if it seems crowded. I wanted to meet you myself, but they were very insistent on coming".

"You are the King! We can not allow you to meet with strangers of an unknown kingdom unguarded! Besides, what if your poltical enemies tried something!? Or those who would wish to take the throne for themselves?!"

"See? Over-protective. Made me send Voltron as an escort even. Well, enough with that. I am King Alexandrius, leader of this proud nation, and representative of the interests of Origin as a whole. And this is my grandson, Prince Zakar".

Zakar was there, standing next to him, but he seemed a bit interested in their armor. However...

"it is a pleasure to meet you".

He did not delay, even while fascinated, to reply. At that point, the Knight Commander who had yet to refute anything said something afterwards.

"I must ask you that while in the city, especially in the presence of King Alexandrius Verrevia, that you keep your weapons stowed and off, and that you submit to a scan to ensure no dangerous diseases are entering the eco system".

At this point, he called two knights over who began to use scanners to get detailed information, trying to center on biological threats. After a good while though, it seemed to clear up. However, there were some ominous looking clouds in the distance that were approaching.

"Perhaps, we should go to the castle and continue this there? It appears there might be a storm coming soon, one better not to be caught outside during".

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Character Portrait: The Mauhasinan Empire Character Portrait: Alexandrius Verrevia Character Portrait: Nephthys Bastia Character Portrait: Zakar Verrevia Character Portrait: Atrinix Joore Character Portrait: The Rosetta Dragon Knights
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Nephthys just raised a brow as the King spoke. He was much to happy Nephthys thought...or crazy....

The Mauhasinans stayed as silent as the dead as they where scanned. Nephthys herself would appear to be unarmed but with her powers as a Priestess of the Sun looks where very deceiving...

Nephthys thought it strange the king's fear of a few dark clouds... But this was his planet so maybe he knew something she didn't. That and the King's palace would be a better place to speak anyway.

"Sounds good we shall follow" Nephthys said

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Character Portrait: The Mauhasinan Empire Character Portrait: Alexandrius Verrevia Character Portrait: Nephthys Bastia Character Portrait: Zakar Verrevia Character Portrait: Atrinix Joore Character Portrait: The Rosetta Dragon Knights
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After some walking, the clouds had drawn dangerously close dangerously quick. Everyone seemed to be going for cover, or pulling out umbrellas...but the umbrellas looked like they were made with both advanced technology, and also enchanted. The King and his forces seemed to be a bit concerned, but when they reached the Governance Palace and entered they were a lot better.

"To think, Magus Weather again this day...it must be getting near a period of intensity".

After he said that, they then led the group towards a large meeting room. Zakar then told the servants to bring some drinks.

"So, shall we get started then? Welcome to the planet of Origin, this is our home Hayslem City. What brings you here? Could it be, you may be searching for refugees from your nation or something? I know with the recent wars, the number of refugees has been going up coming to our planet, who refuses to get involved with those intergalactic scruffles".

Indeed, on the way there, many refugees from all sorts of races could be seen...but they did not appear to be in poverty or need, and many were entering apartment buildings that had appeared to receive renovations recently.

Zakar meanwhile looked out the window. "Just as we thought...it was an intense dissolving rain".

Dissolving rain. One of the strange types of weathers that occur on Origin. Although most of the weathers held no actual magic in them, they did get influenced by the mana in the air and could produce strange effects. Dissolving rain was pretty bad. Although hard objects, like stone, wood, and even the special, albeit not flexible of comfortable, cloth they used for banners and covers could sort of resist it, it would bypass any barriers for some reason, even magic ones unless heavily reinforced, and dissolve anything "soft"...and not just clothing, but after clothing it would be skin, tissue, and eventually internal organs. Thankfully, it dried off incredibly quickly, and no floods had ever even been possible, but still. Furthermore, it could burn even if blocked by armor by its reaction of being absorbed, so it was generally unpleasant. Those umbrellas were one of the few designed things people could use.

The more intense, the worse it would get.

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Character Portrait: The Mauhasinan Empire Character Portrait: Alexandrius Verrevia Character Portrait: Nephthys Bastia Character Portrait: Zakar Verrevia Character Portrait: Atrinix Joore Character Portrait: The Rosetta Dragon Knights
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Nephthys and her guards followed along thinking it odd the fear a storm brought. They remained silent though as they where led into the castle. When the King asked about refugees Nephthys smirked.

"Good King... If we where here for refugees they would be the refugees of our enemies...and our greetings would have been far less friendly..." Nephthys said darkly. She then added a warning "If you ever do get refugees claiming to be from our enemies it would be in your best interest to turn them over to us....the friend of my enemy is my enemy..."

Nephthys let that sink in for a moment before she smiled and said, "But I didn't come here to make enemies.... I am here to establish peace and trade between your planet and my Empire. Also I would be quite interested to know more about these storms your planet suffers from."

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Character Portrait: The Mauhasinan Empire Character Portrait: Alexandrius Verrevia Character Portrait: Nephthys Bastia Character Portrait: Zakar Verrevia Character Portrait: Atrinix Joore Character Portrait: The Rosetta Dragon Knights
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"Well, I don't know who your enemies are. But we refuse to get into disputes of foreign militaries and nations, so we only allow civilians who are tired of wars from their governments in, not military. Since they got tired of them, I guess they belonged to no one then until they joined us" the King said, unphased. He neither showed agressision or fear, but just a smile that radiated warmth.

"Anyways, I don't think anyone wishes to make enemies. As for establishing peace and trade, those things are much more preferable I think. Less people cry, and trade allows for goods one has to be traded for goods one does not have, for both sides. So, I think if we follow along this idea, it should be fruitful to everyone".

Right when the King was about to talk about the storms, it was Zakar that stepped in this time. "You could say its natural and unnatural at the strange time. Its called Magus Weather. Weather that was altered by mana or supernatural forces, but it isn't magic or anything like that. Its still natural weather, but its different and often more severe....well, there are exceptions, like the Rainbow Bloom. That is when the mana causes the water in the air that developed into a slight mist to radiate the colors of the rainbow, across large areas in a way similar to a blooming flower. Not all Magus Weather is bad. Its just weather, but a bit more extreme. There are many different types of Magus Weather...though, I think Gravity Storms might be some of the worst personally. That can ground spaceships even".

Zakar, who did not appear as a scholar, seemed to know quite a bit about Magus Weather.

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Character Portrait: The Mauhasinan Empire Character Portrait: Alexandrius Verrevia Character Portrait: Nephthys Bastia Character Portrait: Zakar Verrevia Character Portrait: Atrinix Joore Character Portrait: The Rosetta Dragon Knights
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"Hmm my people's scientists would love to study the effects of this Magus Weather up close." Nephthys said. " Of course to my people our science and our magic is one and the same."
Nephthys stared out the window at the storm. "Well I believe that it is time to work out the details of our future together..."

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Character Portrait: The Mauhasinan Empire Character Portrait: Alexandrius Verrevia Character Portrait: Nephthys Bastia Character Portrait: Zakar Verrevia Character Portrait: Atrinix Joore Character Portrait: The Rosetta Dragon Knights
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(So we just decided to skip all the boring back and forth deliberation that would go on for hours, and skip to the good part)

After much deliberation and debate, as well as discussions and agreements, an official Document was created. This Document was the Origin-Mauhasinan Agreement, between the planet of Origin and the Mauhasinan Empire. There were many, many details about various things, but it could be summarized as follows:

  • Each Party will agree to respect the rights, laws, customs, religions, and governments of each other.
  • An Official Trade Agreement will be established, detailing certain products normally not allowed to be sold outside of Origin to other markets to be sold to, and in, the Mauhasinan Empire, provided they acquire the proper permits and liscenses and agree to pay the taxes.
  • Special Reductions to Trade Taxes will be implemented between the two nations. The taxes itself will not be negated, simply reduced for trade between the two parties.
  • A Mauhasinan Defense Fleet will join the Origin Defense Order in defending the planet and it's neutrality in intergalactic wars, as well as its independence.
  • Various Transfer Students of all ages, backgrounds, and types, from young children to older scholars, will be attending Astrius Academy. For the young students, we will help them get situated for a long, but entertaining, realistic, unique, and supportive education, and for the older scholars, we will have them work with our brightest minds to develop new breakthroughs and discoveries.
  • A Science Team from the Mauhasinan Empire will be joining the Weather Research Institute, which has bases in every major city as well as having a set up in Astrius Academy, to research the Magus Weather unique to Origin.
  • Various Research Agreements and collaborations are also planned.
  • There are numerous other minor points as well, but those are all the major ones summarized.


And so, it was declared from this day forth, that Origin had established beneficial relations with one of the various Star Empires in the Galaxy.

The setting changes from The Governance Castle to Questrios City

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Character Portrait: Dr. Simon Azler Character Portrait: Aeryn Jace Character Portrait: Luna Bell Character Portrait: Alexandrius Verrevia Character Portrait: Astral Aezro Character Portrait: Allo Aurios
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Preparations were already under way in the city, as countless mages of all kinds began to arrive in preparations for the upcoming event. Even if the event itself was nowhere near starting yet, people still began to gather from all around to this city. Countless people who possess all sorts of magic, or have dedicated themselves to working hard in the field of magic, or just wanted to watch some epic magic battles and events, all were gathering. The streets were flocked with crowds and people, and it was clear that the news had been very popular with the people.

King Verrevia himself had a flashy entrance with the captain of the Royal Guard, with the additional protection of the Rosetta Dragon Knights. They made quite the entrance, and it seemed the King would be in town for quite some time to help set up the event. Decorations and special designs were already being created by the various crafters and manufacturers, and news outlets not even native to Origin, including Terracast according to rumor, were arriving.

And as one bus made its stop at a nearby bus stop, a boy began to step out...but ended up tripping on the bus stairs and went face first into the sidewalk. That boy, known as Allo Aurios, quickly got up and dusted himself off...while wimpering. The ears on the top of his head, along with his tail, drooping with sadness.

"Hey, kid...you okay?"

"Sob...it really hurt..."

"Ah, here, I can help you!"

Suddenly, another figure got off the bus...Dr. Simon Azler. The current headmaster of Astrius Academy. Constructing a magic array, he cast a healing spell on the boy that also helped deal with pain.

"...thank you".

"Your welcome. Now excuse me, I am going to be quite busy. I hope you enjoy the event!"

Allo nodded to him, smiling a little from the nice man. And so, Allo Aurios, the Oracle of Destruction, made his way into town.

And meanwhile, a few blocks away...

Luna Bell landed on a nearby sidewalk, having used magic to fly all the way here. It was a bit exhausting, but he didn't want to wait for all the others, or have to take a crowded bus or Warp Gate with everyone from Astrius. No, he wanted to get here early, see it all stepped up, and of course, get everything at a discount before the prices got jacked up for the event. The first thing he did, was to head into the Traveler's Hotel, unique for the fact that you could pay part of the hotel room with others who also wanted to stay, and get a discounted price for staying in the same room as them.

They apparently had a magic tool to ensure compatibility. And so, Luna Bell walked up to the desk and asked...

"A key for room 5B please!"

Two voices spoke out at the same time. Luna turned to see who it was and...

"Luna?!"

"Astral?!"

The two were shocked to see each other, but even more shocked when they realized they were roommates.

"We are sharing a room? What are the odds of that?!"

"Seriosuly, to think we got stuck together again!"

"Oh, I was a bit worried sticking a boy and a girl as strangers in the same room, but do you know each other?"

At that comment, Astral started to laugh as Luna's face blushed.

"I am a boy!"

"Ah...uhh....oops, sorry about that".

"Hahaha!"

"Shut up Astral! Its not funny! And you better keep your half of the room clean!"

"Fine, I wont be able to mess it up much since I will be busy with the magic tournament, beating you!"

"In your dreams, it will be my victory!"

And so, those two fought on the way to their shared hotel room.

It seemed that there would be a lot going on in the coming days and weeks.

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A swirling fiery portal opened up outside the Traveler's Hotel and out of it stepped a young looking man with red hair, wearing a hoodie style jacket and a pair of jeans. A number of orange floating "gems" orbited the man's wrist like a bracelet. He looked like any other young adult aside from the bracelet. He didn't have any bags with him but he went into the hotel and walked up to the front desk. He didn't know any of the other mages that were in town for the Grand Magi Games, so he wasn't sharing a room with anyone.

"Hello, I called ahead a few weeks ago and reserved a room for one for the length of the Magi Games." He said politely to the person at the front desk.

"And what was the name?"

"Tavlin Cyclus."

"Alright, and you have the card it was reserved under?"

Tavlin reached into his pocket and pulled out his wallet and pulled out a card and handed it to the lady.

"Here you go."

The lady gave him a key card for the his room and he went to go check it out. It was a pretty normal hotel room, one bed, a bathroom, a crappy view from the balcony and a mini fridge full of over priced items. He plopped down on the bed and relaxed. Tomorrow he would go to the Mage's Guild and register for the games.

The setting changes from Questrios City to QuestZone Colosseum

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Character Portrait: Demor Ragani Character Portrait: Iviri Tac Rixy Character Portrait: Rayia Icceni Character Portrait: Dr. Simon Azler Character Portrait: Ixa Snowfall Rixy Character Portrait: Acara Verrevia
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"And here we are, the moment we have all been waiting for! The Grand Magi Games has begun! Here in the QuestZone Colosseum at Questrios, we are here now to celebrate, or participate, or just enjoy the Grand Magi Games! I am your well known reporter, Trisha Adler, here with ONINet, the Original News Intelligence Network! We are here live for the very start of the event, hosted by the Mage's Guild, and sponsored by more companies and organizations then I can say in one go! So you can see the list of sponsors below, and probably across the stadium on various ads! In addition, I believe those companies and organizations have even offered to pay all of the expenses for certain contestants in exchange for wearing clothes that feature their brand! Now...oh, look! The Guildmaster, Aedrios Gale, is standing up from his center position to make a speech!"

ALl of the cameras cut to the center judges table, where Aedrios Gale had stood up.

"We are here today to let everyone here today use their magic to their fullest. Remember, today, it is not just about magical strength! It is about creativity, cunning, cleverness, charm, aesthetics, talent, skill, hard work, and so much more! For we are not just brutish warriors or powerful artillery, we are those who have honed and mastered our gifts to their fullest! We are those who had taken our talents, our aims, beyond what most view our gifts as being used for! We are those who will seek out the unknown, find unexpected ways to use what we have, and aspire for greatness beyond simple means!"

With those words, he sat down. It appeared for today, the judges would be Head Mage's Guild Leader Aedrios Gale, Second Prince Acara Verrevia, and Local Mage's Guildmaster Donna Roux. Meanwhile, in terms of announcers, there was Allo Aurios, the reporter herself Trisha Adler, and Lyrian LeCross.

"Now then, lets go and watch the contestests as they come on out!" she announced, and surely enough the contestants hurried onto the field. There had to be at least one or two hundred, a large number to keep track of, with mages of all types. Men, women, old and young, it seemed like people across the galaxy had come to compete. Some even looked rather intimidating and scary, as if they had experienced hundreds of battles and wars.

ANd in the center of all that, the Master of Ceremonies, Sola Arken, stepped onto...

"Oh my...look! Its Sola! Sola, sign my cup!"

"Sign my shirt!"

"Sign my napkin!"

Suddenly, the audience went into a blitz for someone who was not even competing. That was just how popular Sola was as a pop idol.

"Now now, calm down everyone! Otherwise, I wont be able to do my bit and get the games underway!" he told everyone with a charming wink. The audience calmed down in an instant, far quicker then anyone else had expected to be possible. "Now then, I am here to announce the first event for the competitors! That is right, the first one right off the bat! After all, we have too many people here right now to introduce everyone! And iv been told that it is rather fitting I introduce this one...because event number one is a talent show and popularity contest!"

With that, the crowd cheered even more until Sola waved at them to let him continue.

"After all, while the Mage's Guild has plenty of people who can fight, the primary focus is not fighting but magic! The Grand Magi Games is about magic and creativity, about spirit, not about who is stronger! So, here is the deal! You gotta use your magic and abilities to put up a great show, dazzle the crowd and get their interest, win their hearts! Be charming and sweet, cool and composed! But don't worry, because its not just a popularity contest but also a talent contest! You can pass either by getting enough votes from the crowd, or by impressing the judges with your talent! So make sure you stand up, but do remember to play it safe! Be fair everyone, and I will appear afterwards! And if everyone behaves and enjoys the game properly, I even get to be in charge of the halftime show!"

And with that, Sola Arken hopped off the stage and into the back, since he was told this event would be impossible if he remained in the crowd's sight apparently.

And of course, as if by fate, pretty much everyone who was at the Mage's Guild together earlier would be going up with the first group...though it was pretty much guaranteed many of them had not expected the first event to be like this.

Emerin looked at Altian, and had a wicked and playful smile. "I got a great idea!"

Jaune meanwhile looked at Shinku, and had a mischevous grin. "Game on".

Allo just sighed, and hoped no one would trigger his ability.

Nao started to do some stretches before anything began.

Iviri meanwhile was rooting from the sidelines, though he was not sure who he should be rooting for. Demor? Ixa? Rivyan? So he rooted for all three.

Ixa just looked back at Elysia. "I think this will be a ton of fun!"

Azaken meanwhile may have used his highest of stealth and discression ability, and pumped a small amount of an oderless, colorless, soundless, tasteless hallucinogen into the field to see what sort of mayhem would occur...though, when he saw everyone else get pumped up, he couldn't help but decide to compete for real.

Luna and Astral were also doing stretches, as they glared at each other from their friendly rivalry.

And Cyrus was preparing himself for a grand show, interested in participating in such an event. Teh revelation of the first event had only pumped him up more actually.

And so, the Grand Magi Games....began!

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  1. So its pretty much guarenteed all the characters will pass most likely, but....this is getting very high marks.

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Elysia listened to the explanation, it was nothing she hadn't foreseen, but she couldn't help but feel nervous. A fight might have been easier on her frazzling nerves. She was not quite being used to being around people yet after millennia of isolation, let alone comfortable at being the centre of attention like this.

It was Ixa's words that drew her out of her funk. She smiled, albeit still a bit of a wan one, to the boy, "I'm sure it will!"

She watched as a few of the more confident people in the group she was standing on one of multiple stages with, started their appeals. In some case, that confidence seemed to be founded. In most others it seemed to be decidedly misplaced. Not even a minute had passed before she decided to join in on the fun herself.

She eyed what was already being cast, and how the different magics clashed with each other in a rather unsightly manner.

'This wil not do', she thought to herself, a mischievous smile on her face.

She began to draw on her magic, which in turn drew on the Seed of Wonder hiding itself in her soul. She altered the structure of her magic, which was by nature an amethyst color, to make it shine golden.

As it was, it caused her to seem to be surrounded by a lazily swirling golden haze, birdlike constructs formed of the same golden magic, visible in the vortex. She took the opportunity created by going unseen to transfigure her clothes into something more fitting for the occasion.

All of this, safe for the transfiguration of her clothes, had been pure manipulation of aether, not given purpose as of yet. This, as one might have guessed, was about to change.

She imbued the magic around her with a single purpose, and blasted it outwards. That purpose: Dispel. The magic raced across the field, dispelling whatever displays it was capable of. In the process her new outfit was unveiled, a form-hugging pale green ensemble with white, black accents.

She did a rather good job at hiding just how uncomfortable she was in such a revealing outfit, continuing on with her appeal.

Now that the field was cleared of most magic cast by the rabble that would have lost anyway, whether it be to her, or to other opponents with actual personality, she started her appeal for real.

She raised her arms to the sky, and a giant construct shaped like a bird formed around her. If one had paid attention earlier on, they would have noticed that this bird seemed to be of the same design as the ones flying around the haze earlier.

The bird moved, and a mournful trill could be heard throughout the entire colosseum, reaching even the spectators that where the furthest away. Creating several more effects by shaping her magic, she simultaneously focussed on continuing what turned out to be the approximation of a bird's song. In truth, she controlled strings of magic to create the music.

A portion of the spectators, and even a few contestants broke into tears at the sound. It was a song of loss, of longing, of melancholy. It was song of realisation that what was longed for could no longer be found anywhere but in memories. Yet halfway through an undercurrent that had been there from the beginning, but was not focussed on became the focus of the piece. It seemed to speak of determination, of love, of hope.

What once was may never be again, but every end marks a new beginning. As the music died down the bird flew to the sky, the other effects she had created rising with it. With a final 'cry' the bird and the other visual effects burst into flame, a golden shower of sparks raining down on the platform she was and the others in her group were on.

At the center of these gentle lights, a small construct shaped like an egg appeared in the sky, where the bird, now identified as phoenix used to be. It slowly floated down to Elysia, who appeared to absorb it into her body. She gave a small bow, signalling that she was done.

As she sat down on the edge of the platform, her legs dangling. As the transfiguration on her clothes dispelled, sounds of dismay could be heard once more from her fellow contestants. The first round of grumbling had come when their magic had been dispelled mid-action. The second however, was when they determined those gentle lights from earlier, which stuck to them, were draining their magic bit by bit. They gave her the stink eye, but she didn't see nor care. That performance had drained her emotionally, if not magically.

She'd start paying attention again when Ixa decided to come out and play.

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A round of creativity and flashiness, rather than combat, eh? Demor crossed his arms and lowered his hood as he looked around the stadium. So many contenders, so much Magic Power in one place. The Judges had their booth, the audience was countless and surrounded them entirely. The Male Drachini nodded softly to himself, and tapped his foot. Most of his spells and skills were purely combative in nature - this wouldn't be easy.

But then he saw it: Another Mage who could use Storm Magic, or at least Weather Magic of some sort, creating a Storm Cloud above the Arena, drawing many eyes towards it as the lightning arced between the clouds and Thunder roared. Many children and those scared of the thunder cried out in fear, and Demor's eyes widened, pupils narrowing into Reptilian Slits as he darted for the Mage, Lightning arcing around his body as he let out a loud battle-cry, drawing perhaps some of the crowd to look at him as he then shoulder-charged that mage, slamming them off their feet before crouching, and leaping high into the air.

"I Sure hope everyone can see this..." he thought to himself as he continued flying upwards, covered in lightning as used his Arc Flight spell to dart across the air within the Arena, the Yellow and Purple Lightning flashing and arcing beautifully as he flew from spot to spot, right into the clouds.

Then he began to inhale. Within seconds the Storm calmed, and after perhaps a minute, it became apparent that the size of the storm cloud was shrinking. Demor was EATING the Storm Cloud. More specifically, feeding off the Magic that created it, and using it to both sate his appetite and fuel himself.

It would take another couple agonizingly frighting minutes before the entire cloud was gone, and the sun shone through to hit the audience again. Lightning arced from the clouds to the ground, scorching the earth and kicking up small bursts of flame or dust. Once the cloud was gone, though, Demor remained floating in the air for a moment, before letting out a small, almost inaudible belch, and beginning to fall to the ground face first, smiling the whole time.

His body began to glow brightly, and then it began to shift. Feet and Hands became claws, his tail flicked out fast enough to make a whip's crack, horns grew from his forehead, flowing back against his skull smoothly before pointing upwards, and finally, great wings of Black erupted from his back.

Dragon Force.

Once entering this form, the light vanished and he spread his wings, stopping his descent immediately with a burst of air that spread across the field, kicking up more dust, making clothes in the audience flutter, and hats fly away. He then flew up without the need of his Arc Flight spell, flying over the audience and directly in front of the judges to make sure they saw him and considered him for the next round. As he did, he did a variety of tricks - flips and corkscrews and other fancy flying before launching bolts of lightning and water into the sky, the two bolts of magic meeting in a dazzling explosion of light and mist.

He'd continue to do this, and many other flashy things that came to mind as long as his transformation lasted, which based on the sun-blocking size of that storm cloud he consumed, would be for most of the first stage at least.

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Rayia looked at the crowds of people cheering as the Mages made their way in even with the mass of people Rayia quickly spotted her red armored bodyguard watching from the stands. Be ever watching. Rayia sent into Kassandra's mind. Kassandra gave a nod to Rayia as sign she had gotten the message.

Rayia made her way to what was to be her stage as the games where opened. Someone named Sola who was some kind of big deal here started off telling them the first event. A talent show of sorts... Not really one of Rayia's strong suits.

Rayia watched on as others made storms and some dragon thing ate it... Well that ruled out playing with her lightning. Rayia suddenly had a flashback to her days in the Jedi temple....

Rayia sat there all of 10 years old her pale freckled face and long brown locks. She gazed on in wonder as her master made objects float around her head. the young Jedi Rayia laughing and cheering as her master gave her a show...

Rayia brought herself back to the here and now. "Weak Jedi tricks..." she spit out

But those tricks would awe these feeble minds... Rayia sat down on her stage crossing her legs in front of her as she removed her hood and mask her dark shadowed skin was in stark contrast to her snow white hair. closing her eyes she began to channel the force around her. her lightsaber unhooked from her belt and ignited it's blood red blade. It and soon other small objects began to dance around above her head.

As the crowd looked on Rayia entered into her battle meditation. in her mind she could sense everything around her. The object danced her lightsaber carving shapes of ships and creatures that the peoples of Origin had likely never seen before. As the range of her battle meditation spread mages on platforms near her found themselves facing mishaps. Spells would fizz out or backfire on the caster. Some mages even tripped and fell from their stages.

Rayia's power slipped into the crowd as well a chant of "All hail Lady Rayia!" came from the lips of those taken by Rayia's power. Kassandra seeing this soon joined in the chant and encouraged others around her to join as well.

Maybe Rayia could pull this off after all.

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(collaboration by NeverEndingFlip and LookingAtPerks)


Altian smiled at his friend as he glanced among the crowd, his gaze resting on the judging booth, "Well...there's no rule saying we can't work together yet. I'm all ears! What'cha got?"

"Alright!" Emry shouted, and then began to think. Which in retrospect, while it wasn't like he was dumb, what tended to happen in cases like this... "Okay! I think we should go with a big wazoo! And then crackle crackle with some pshiii, followed by fwooosh and bams and krataw! Oh, and then some buuble buuble for good measure, followed by more crackle in a big swirl overhead, with some kachink and sploosh!"

That is what happened. Emerin's mind was....unique.

But Altian, having been around the blue-haired wonder for a while, knew that while he couldn't understand what he was saying, he definitely had an awesome plan in mind involving some sky stuff, "Then let's do it! I'll follow your lead."

That was how they worked. Emerin enjoyed creating the huge shows, casting the powerful spells and conjuring the most brilliantly awe-inspiring stuff few could think of. Altian refined the edges, making things smoother and more practical, and bringing Emerin's imagination to life.

The moment he agreed to it, Emerin immediately started working on what had to be largest collection of mana ever conceived. Not as in mana capacity, nor the amount of mana a wizard could gather inside him. What he was doing was gathering the mana into a gigantic ball in his hands, a relatively pointless and almost moronic activity normally. However, what Emerin did next caused everyone to change their minds.

He smashed his hands together while holding that massive chunk of mana, and this caused it to burst out into the sky in a form of a vortex, creating a sort of waaa noise around it while a zoo noise rhythmically went down the center, meshing into an unusual but appealing melody. And then, he added a large amount of lightning into the vortex, following the trails of mana he created, and formed a vortex of lightning and colorful transparent hue with a huge beam down the center.

And this was followed by wind magic, zipping around and around and causing the vortex to shift and shape, making it a fluid ever-changing structure instead of something static. And it caused some reactions, making the mana light up in all sorts of colors. From all sides, the light show flowed and twirled with a pattern that made a spectacle.

Of course, if one was not careful, it would probably run totally out of control and maybe explode.

But that was why Altian was there. As quickly as the vortex could become unstable, he would spot the uneven ebbs and flows of pure mana around them and correct it. Sometimes it meant throwing a bit of wind magic in one spot to push it along, sometimes it meant actively manipulating the mana in the air to keep the swirl smooth and non-clustered. The melody set a cool and relaxing tone, Altian realized, recognizing the potential to do some cool stuff.

He took some liberties and started shifting the raw magic power around them with his dominant hand, using some more wind magic to spawn miniature twisters from the vortex. A total of six touched down and began circling the duo, drawing the audience's attention back to them. With his non-dominant hand, he continued to keep the vortex under control within the new facets of spawning several wind towers created out of pure mana. The six twisters split apart, creating twelve, then twenty-four, growing smaller after each split. The cords of wind themselves would appear synchronized as they moved, twirling around Emry and Alt and bending in several interesting and chaotic ways...but it never felt too out of control.

"Emry! We can use the mana in the air!" he called delightedly as the twisters around them started to converge into two funnels, making it look like they were inside a massive, shimmering candy cane as it spun, "We can turn it into stuff!"

As Altian said that, some playful ideas formed in Emerin's head. As the funnels began to shrink and dissipate, he began to twist and shape the mana in new ways, deliberately this time, and began to create a stage with the two of them at the center. Compared to before, he shifted it in a purposeful way to make sure that all the eyes would see them at the center of the magic, and created decorations of simple design around them. Funnels, loops, and all sorts of other things, while maintaining the base core of it. The lightning sparked and cracked around them, the wind swept and sung, and now fire of various colors was added to the mix to bring a brilliant flare. It added more effort and work to maintain, but it began to form into the start of a brilliant display.

"Then let's really spice it up!" Emerin replied, with a full on grin.

"I'm glad you said that," Altian winked as he rubbed his fingers, a few sparks emanating and falling to the stage beneath them.

His attention turned towards one of the loop-de-loops. Pulling out the pen resting on top of his ear, he clicked it, letting it morph into the shape he desired: a short, smooth stick with a hilt on the end he was holding (A.K.A. a wand). He muttered an incantation and flicked his wrist, pointing the tip at the loop he was focused on. As if a metamorphosis had occurred, the loop suddenly gave way, falling away into a sort of magical dust. In it's place was a mid-sized, elegantly slender rainbow dragon. It's beard was white and magnificently long and it's body closely resembled something like a snake or a leviathan. It's scales were rainbow-colored and seemed to shimmer magical dust like a fairy. There would be no classification of species for this particular dragon as one didn't exist of it's kind. It was completely made up by the imagination of a twelve year old boy, after all.

With a flick of the wrist and a wave of the hand, the dragon started flying through the air, doing loops and corkscrews and all kind of crazy tricks. It even flew by the audience...so close that the spectators could touch the raw energy that passed them. Eventually, it barreled over to where Alt and Emry were standing. But Altian had control and he had a plan in mind.

"Hop on!" he cried gleefully as he took Emerin's hand and jumped onto the dragon.

Immediately they were airborne. The Dragon was undeterred by the new presence on it's back and continued it's routine. But for the two boys, it was like a roller-coaster ride, zigging and zagging all over the place. Once more, they passed over the audience, only this time it would be Altian and Emerin reach out to slap fives with the spectators, immersing them in the experience. It was pure controlled chaos.

Altian glanced up at the sky and noticed the massive mana pool was suddenly severely depleted, having been used to fuel their wonderfully thrilling creation. It was still huge, but not nearly as big as before and it seemed to be shrinking fast!

"Emry-Shu!" he pointed as they rode, "We need a big finale! Something that can use up all that mana!"

Seeing an opportunity in mind, Emerin quickly grabbed Altian's hand and smiled at his idea. "Just hold on tight, and make sure to keep us balanced!"

What he said might have been odd at first, but then what he did next explained it all. Emerin went for the grand finale of the performance, with the dragon taking them down and then up, the mana forming an even stronger vortex that they went up through the center of. The dragon stopped after it reached the top of the vortex of lightning and mana and wind and fire around them, extending its head which now carried Emerin and Altian on, as it breathed out an array of breath that turned into sparkling glitter like particles around them, causing the vortex to burst out into this as well. Like a vacuum, the cloud of colorful mana above them absorbed itself into the dragon and out the mouth, fueling the beast's breath.

And in the center, Emerin and Altian were in a rather meaningful and heartwarming position. The two had their feet planted on opposite sides of the dragon, and both were at an angle where they would fall off, if they were not holding each other's hands. Of course, because each human being was different in some way, Emerin and Altian had to use some magic to keep up the actual balance, but from the perspective of the audience, it looked like they were keeping each other perfectly balanced through will and teamwork alone and the light show floated down around them.

They kept up this position for a bit, until it was finally time to lower themselves down and let someone else use that part of the stage. The dragon slowly disappeared into a blend of sparkles and glitters that rained down with all the others. Despite this, the two boys seemed to gently float down like a feather until their feet hit solid earth.

"Well I think that went really well!" he said, probably unaware the sheer amount of time Altian stopped the entire thing from exploding...

Altian was breathless after the excitement, effort, and overall mana strain on his body, "Yeah...ooo, we should've brought the staff you got at the underground library! I bet we could've done some REALLY cool stuff!"

"Oh yeah! Wait, maybe I could get it to come now!" Emerin said, raising his hand into the air. The staff was supposed to have an automatic recall if he called for it but... "Oh, it might be out of range. Oh well".

...and on that note, Allo was also glad to see them done, having recieved various visions and what not about the potential chaos that could have been caused each time before Altian dealt with it.