Out To Sea; The Pumpkin Head

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Out To Sea; The Pumpkin Head

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Tymon continued out toward the sea upon Shark Boss and snapped his fingers, opening up a Dimension Gate and dropping a 'Pumpkin Head' out of the reserve. The 'Pumpkin Head' immediately activated and reacted to all of Vescrutia's elements all at once, causing it to become in tune with all nature and naten. The eyes of the Pumpkin Head glowed brightly with a widening luster that sharpened into focus the sights of the Pumpkin Head upon all of the naten in the area. "Pumpkinhead!!" Tymon called out, hurling the Pumpkin Head out into the midst of the sky above the open waters, "Nightstorm Badass!!" The 'Living Shadow' of the Pumpkin Head -- known as 'Nightshade' -- funneled into the bottom of the Pumpkin Head and absorbed a large deal of water. Everything from the neck down became a maelstrom of tsunamis swirling into each other into the shape of a gigantic 'Scarecrow' of ocean. The eyes of the Pumpkin Head narrowed and the being known as 'Pumpkinhead' came into existence instantaneously -- this time, made out of water instead of the fabric of dimensions.

"Go Get 'Em," Tymon said lovingly, smiling at the large abomination that consecrated itself into existence after he spoke its name. Pumpkinhead promptly sifted further out to sea as Tymon kept himself steady above the Shark Boss. "Smexcellent," Tymon uttered to himself, making a silly face and wriggling his fingers around maniacally. "No One Will Ever See It Coming!" To what he referred to was a mystery, but that didn't mean that he didn't know what he was doing.
As such, the Pumpkin Head continuously drew in water to itself the farther out to sea it went, growing its body in size and shape the more it did so. Sweeping across the surface of the sea, the water Pumpkinhead would grow to an astronomical size, his body being able to be seen from space in the same way one could see the sea from the distance of the planet. The Pumpkin Head grew to accommodate the size of whatever the volume of the body of Pumpkinhead became, and would very soon be a towering monstrosity that could even eclipse a continent.

No one should have been able to avoid seeing Pumpkinhead.

The water Pumpkinhead looked up to the sun, narrowing his carved eye sockets and flaring up the flame inside of his head. Drawing in energy from the sun, Pumpkinhead would begin to resonate with the sun's rays and expand his flame to match the emanations of the sun, as if trying to reach out and kiss it with his own fire. All the while, the literal large body of water continued to grow and expand as the head exploded with fire. The behemoth was like an enormous beacon for the entire planet, and the sound it made was like the low gurgling groan of the depths of the sea mixed with an unholy angered beast being awoken from slumber. "Grrruuuuuuuuuuhhhhhh!!!"
The waters became turbulent in the 'Freshwater Sea'.

Over the horizon, a bright light like that of the sun peered over the edge, rising as if the dawn of a new day... Only, the sun was already high in the sky by the time this was going on, and this new light... Was bright enough to be seen in spite of the light of the sun, seemingly just as bright, and of a different color -- a passionate, deep blue. This blue light extended across the fullness of the Neovian territory, encroaching just as swiftly as the astronomical being that now stood higher than the clouds, looking to be an enormous upper torso with a head the size of a large country which soared past the clouds, yet still gave off its light. The nearer it came, the more its size towered over the Neovian land, and the higher this 'Pumpkin Head' shaped thing seemed to grow into the sky.

It wasn't very long before the continental watery figure stood towering over all the Neo-Nightmare, gazing down at it with sharp, malicious eyes. It made a noise like the churning of the sea in its throat, a grumbling sound which depicted what one could call the groan of pain. "Uuuuuurrrrrruuuuuuuuuggghhhhh!!!"

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Pumpkinhead, who was towering over the Neo-Nightmare with his torrential body as a literal tsunami monster, continued to gaze at the continent whilst scanning the area for signs of life. The land looked as if it were too technologically advanced and developed to harbor any signs of much wildlife, and the people that were around were in the hustle and bustle of the city. They were negligible -- no one noteworthy. Pumpkinhead was looking for someone... Someone specific.

"Hrrrrrrhhhhh..." the Pumpkinhead groaned, as if very agitated by the entire situation. It wasn't the most... Fun thing in the world. But it was by the will of his Creator that Pumpkinhead was to search. Pumpkinhead had its own free will, but he also had no choice in the matter due to its surly dedication. It wanted to do this... Despite not wanting to do this. Though a solitary creature on its own, its Creator was looking for some signs of life. Pumpkinhead remembered doing a number on this place before it left, and it seemed like some of the scars were merely brushed over instead of healed. Not only that, Pumpkinhead, personally had been watching Vescrutia from the Veritas for many reasons... Pumpkinhead looked up to the sun. Its eyes widened as it recalled the days of being one of those suns in the sky, glaring at the planet with ultimate malice. This made the Pumpkinhead chortle grimly, remembering those times. Though it was the original Pumpkinhead that had done such a thing, this Pumpkinhead shared memories because of its Creator.

The Pumpkin Head was large and bulbous, now, easily dwarfing a country. But one would think that the towering creature with the glowing head was TOO big. WAY too big to be searching for someone specific. However, the goal was for it to be seen, not so much for it to see. So, until someone noticed the water Pumpkinhead, it would simply gaze up at the sun and down at the continent, occasionally switching between the two as it drew in power for the Creator. Something like photosynthesis and hydrosynthesis simultaneously, drawing from light and water in tandem. The stillness of Pumpkinhead's heart became the stillness of the Freshwater Sea, which became unusually quiet at its presence. Many different creatures -- such as fish, sharks, and even whales -- could be seen swimming to and fro throughout the Pumpkinhead's colossal body of water connected to the large body of water, but they seemed to simply swim in and out without losing their way nor being harmed. Pumpkinhead... Wasn't here to harm anything. Not this time.

Not unless provoked, that is.

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Pumpkinhead looked to the sun in the sky again, this time closing its eyes. Though it had a surplus of naten -- more than anyone would like -- it was still tired from maintaining its shape and form. The stillness of Pumpkinhead grew to be the tire of Pumpkinhead, which in turn became the retire of Pumpkinhead. Sleeping whilst standing up, the Pumpkin Head shifted colors to a soft, dark blue that insinuated that it was in some sort of preservation state. Marine life continued to swim up and down and all throughout Pumpkinhead as it slept, traversing the being without a care. The soft undulations of snoring left the waters rippling all the way down and throughout its body down into the sea, but ultimately, Pumpkinhead was motionless -- completely dormant.

Pumpkinhead did not dream, it merely drew in naten. The naten it drew in danced in its sleeping head, creating figures of things that were natural within the Pumpkin Head of Pumpkinhead. Pumpkinhead, having control over 'Nature Energy', could understand what 'naten' was and, even in sleep, could manipulate it unconsciously. Whatever was drawn into the Pumpkin Head would be what Pumpkinhead saw -- in all honesty, the way it could see made it seem like it didn't need to see with its eyes at all. No, the sky was still just as blue as the water, the suns were just as bright as any star, and the land was... Well, not so natural here. It made Pumpkinhead twitch, that unnatural energy. It furrowed its brow in its sleep, head lowering. "Ghhhh..."

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"A pumpkin... I wonder..."

Zero stood at the edge of the Freshwater Sea while this crazy ass entity drew as much naten as it could from anywhere. His memory was foggy, but it seemed familiar, like an old friend he knew stopping by to pay him a visit. Maybe it wasn't, maybe this giant pumpkin growing out at sea didn't remind him of some form of... Liquid energy...

Vescrutia had changed a lot over the years, The Alliance itself had evolved to new heights, ideas they once assumed true were changed and everyone made changes to make real the Vescrutia of their dreams. Their worlds expanded and horizons they never thought real revealed themselves to those willing to stop and take a look. Zero stared out at the growing glittering mass, full of fish, and sighed.

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Pumpkinhead was more or less asleep. This did not detract from its sharpness in the matter of observing naten, for it was a being of pure naten, itself, but it did require a bit of a nudge to be woken up.

Fortunately, that 'nudge' came from the one that created it.

A light -- far brighter than the suns and the head of the pumpkin -- shone dazzlingly in the sky, causing it to glitter with crystalline twinkles like that of stars in plain daylight. There was a loud, resonant noise like that of metal being unsheathed mixed with a small twinkling sound, and there before the Pumpkinhead and Zero was a man of pure crystal bearing numerous crystal wings like those of an angel.

Upon the appearance of this crystal entity did the continental torrential titan awaken from slumber, noticing the great amount of naten that it was searching for when it sought out signs of life. "Uuuuuuuhhhhhhhggggrrrrrr..." it grumbled, rubbing its sleepy pumpkin head. "... There..." Pumpkinhead's voice reverberated across the land, and though low, was very deep, carrying through the water and also out into the atmosphere. "... Life."

The crystal man of many wings extended a hand to pat Pumpkinhead on the head, petting it evenly. "Yes, Good Work, Pumpkinhead," the man said to the creature of monstrous proportion. The man's form filled with a myriad of colors for a moment or so before settling on a solid black all throughout the crystalline shape -- save for the face, of course, which remained crystalline -- and his body was no longer transparent enough to be seen through. He crossed his arms in an X across his chest after petting Pumpkinhead and spake out to the lifeform with the great naten, "I Am Tymon, Known Formally To This World As 'Khrona Tensei' From Times Long Since Forgotten -- The Time Before Time. If You Recall My Name And Essence, Please Know That I Have Returned To This Dimension To Right What Is Wrong. I Took Life From This Realm Alongside The Horsemen And Now I Seek To Bring It Back." Tymon seemed to know much about what happened in times prior, but clearly had no idea of what was happening now. "I Am Ignorant Of The New Ways -- I Have Come Across Mine Old Counterpart And Brother, Zeik Hellgate, And We Commence Engagement As We Speak. I Am In Search Of The Others Who Might Remember Me And Mine Name Of 'Khrona Tensei' -- ZK And Kham." This was the plight of the man of crystal. "I Can See Your Thoughts," he spake blatantly, a third eye made of crystal opening up upon his head, "With My 'Crystal Sight'. Your Memories Of A Pumpkin Are Hazy. However, This Is Not The One You Are Trying To Remember. That One..." Tymon snapped his fingers and a Dimension Gate portal from the Veritas opened up, a beautiful crystal tree bearing many 'Crystal Fruits' able to be seen on the other side, "... Is Named 'Tigen'." Plucking a single Crystal Fruit, Tymon hurled it at Zero, letting it fly through the sky and fall from altitudes that were quite intense as the Dimension Gate closed.

Suddenly, the Crystal Fruit -- oddly shaped like a pumpkin -- ignited with a green flame similar to the blue flame that lit up Pumpkinhead's Pumpkin Head. This flame spiraled out of the spiral of the fruit and around it as it neared the man, creating a conflagration of chartreuse that extended into the form of a physical body. The body extending from the Crystal Fruit was similar to Tymon's, but green and fiery, with a head like a pumpkin and a scarf made of the same fire that made up the rest of its form. "Tigen Is Tigen, Brother Of Pumpkinhead, Who Is That One," Tigen said to Zero as he floated before him some ways away up high. "Tigen Remembers Yooooouuuuu..." the flaming pumpkin-headed entity said, "... But Do You Remember Tigen?"

As the two Pumpkins served as Tymon's will, he, himself, would begin to disappear, fading gently away back into a crystal clarity that also became intangibility, then invisibility, followed immediately by absence. The rest would be left to Tigen and Pumpkinhead, for Tymon was still on a mission.

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"Tigen... Doesn't ring a bell..."

He muttered to the floating pumpkin, eerie flames seething from all over. IT was a nice outfit, unfurling endlessly in the sea breeze. The pumpkin shaped head clad in fire seemed benevolent enough, and definitely hit a familiar not in his mind's eye, but that was it. He scanned the floating scarecrow and pumpkin off in the distance curiously. Wherever these figures came from, they knew of Vescrutia very well. Kham, Zeik, himself, the entities arrived with a mission, with the trinity of his most close pillars. Normally when either of their names are at the tip of someone's tongue, a battle is sure to ensue. With this 'Tigen' character, and his massive liquid pumpkin friend, Zero sensed no ill will.

"But you seem fun enough to hang out with. Where'd you and your friends come from anyway? And what do you want with me?"

The name he did remember was Khrona, but only vaguely. The Crystal Creatures conjecture of seeing thoughts were false, Zero had nothing much aside from confusion and wonder to fill the peering eyes of the bemused psychic. His mind was a thicket of a mistfield with a smattering of foliage here and there. Not much to read.

It was almost as if they were banished from a plane and trying to return, gripping onto the remnants of a time long passed. Were the people he sought so important for him to hang around and wait for them to show up?

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Over the Freshwater Sea, Tigen hovered around, and upside down, and to the ground, never really sitting still when it came to his drifting. As he thought, he warped around the area fervently, appearing again and again in many different thoughtful positions, some of which seemed like intense manic craze. "Nnnn!!! Rrrrr!!! Ghhhh!!!" Tigen continued to make noises for a while, trying to find a good way to explain everything that was going on. He may have been Tymon's 'Free Will', but Tigen wasn't exactly the brains of the bunch, even if he had his particular smarts about him. Truly a scarecrow to heart, the burning apparition conformed to many different shapes around the bulbous crystal head that was the 'Crystal Fruit' -- otherwise; a crystalline pumpkin. "Tigen...!!" He tried to say, knowing that everything he was going to say was going to be a lot, "... We...!!" The pumpkin beneath the flames revolved in place as the spectral flares lashed out in an array of fluster. One could call Tigen similar to Zero in this respect when it came to the matter of thought. Tigen was more of an 'action' and 'reaction' type. Tigen was in no way stupid, -- far from it -- just not the type for intricate thought. His knowledge was either innate or genuinely ignorant.

"We're From A Dimension Called 'The Veritas'," Pumpkinhead finally spoke up to say as Tigen flickered about, knowing its brother very well, "We Come For... Peace." It was as simple as that, though Tymon -- rather, Khrona -- would probably have many more words to say about the matter. Pumpkinhead was simply not a talker.

But it did get Tigen started.

"RIGHT!!" Tigen exclaimed, bursting into a joyous firework of rippling sparks and color, "THE VERITAS!" The flames swirled around the pumpkin head, reforming the flaming scarf that nestled it, leaving the rest of the body in a small doll-like form, still of flame. He was in 'Chibi Mode'. Flailing his nubby fire arms, Tigen continued what Pumpkinhead started, saying, "The Veritas Is A Dimension That We -- Well, That Khrona -- Made Out Of Uh... Stuff!! And Stuff. Mostly Out Of Himself, And Other Dimensions, And Stuff. His Own Dimension That He Sealed Himself In When Vescrutia Was Being Destroyed." Without pausing, Tigen continued, "And We Used To Live Here On Vescrutia WAAAAAAY Long Ago. But Then Khrona Got Super Powerful And Lost Control Even Though He Had Control And Went Out Of Control, Destroying Everything And Everyone And Simultaneously Trying To Save Everyone From The Horsemen And Themselves! But He Was Misunderstood Because He Was Destroying Everything And Eventually Destroyed Everything To The Point Where Things Weren't The Same Ever Never Again. So Then..." Tigen rambled on, not really stopping for air nor pausing for Zero to fully take in what he was saying, "... Then We Were Gone For A WAAAAAY Long Time Because Everything Was Destroyed And The Horsemen Were Doing Stuff And Nobody Wanted Us Around And So Now We're Finally Back Trying To Fix What We Messed Up All That Time Ago Because That's The Good Thing To Do!" Tigen's flames on his face parted into a smile, partially covered by the fiery scarf. "Basically."

Pumpkinhead narrowed its eyes. "... There Was A Time Where Everyone Was An Enemy. We Were The Enemy. They Were The Enemy. The Enemy Was The Enemy. And Everyone Was Each Other's Enemy." That was the short and sweet version of it, but there was still more to it than that. Pumpkinhead looked up, gazing straight into the sun, sighing heavily. "... The Hellgate Remembers Us. Khrona, Rather, Who is Now Called 'Tymon' -- Our Creator." Pumpkinhead looked back down, a solemn look upon its face. "We Wanted To See If You Remembered Us, Too."

The brothers looked at each other. Then, Tigen spoke up again. "Tigen Was Bestest Friends With ZK! You Seem Like Him, But Tigen Doesn't Know For Certain... Did ZK Ever Tell Tigen What ZK Stood For...? Zero...?" Tigen suddenly stopped talking, body turning into a wisp, like a ghost.

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