A Home away from Home

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The local tavern of Astral city works with citizens to find work within the community. Citizens are offered one free drink per day and the rest can be paid with missions to the forest. Use the tavern to find friends and take on fun missions
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A Home away from Home

Post by Nazu Denki » Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:11 am

Today was a day like any other. Things had been calm for Nazuma. He was free from his training from Zeik today and decided to walk the isles of the Astral city. He would use this time to do some window shopping. Nazuma stopped in many of the stores and shops that lined the streets. He was alone in which he often was, but some how he is always joined by someone. Often indulging in a conversation of wittes and comedic lore. Nazuma had alot on his mind. In a few days he would be returning home to stand trial. He was exiled from his home four years ago and had taken refuge in the Astral Kingdom. There he met King Zeik and since had been his underling. Learning not only how to be a warrior but also a King. He could only think back to when he first came to the Astral. How his first mission with Zeik was to journey the great polarizing paths of the Alps. The events that transpired allowed Zeik to see Nazuma's potential and thus sparked an ever lasting bond between the two. Nazuma has matured as well he doent underestimate anyone and knows there is no limit to the word power.

Nazumas journey would take him to the doors of the Lonely stone tavern he could smell the freshly baked bread and alcoholics who swarm the area. Nazuma would pull his scarf over the lower half of his face. The smell of the place made his nose burn. "At least the drinks are good." He said as he walked into the establishment. The eyes of the patrons would meet Nazuma's presence. He walked to the bar as many of them watched in amazement. He wasnt in anything flashy or standoutish but all in the Kingdom knew of Nazuma. The boy with the Silver hair and eyes of hellfire.

"You're him,aren't you? a waitress said as she walked up to the stool Nazuma was sitting at. She looked at him with admiration. Nazuma would meet her gaze with his own. He had a very nonchalant look on his face. He was smooth and suave with his answer. "Yes. And I would like to order a tall glass of Strawberry tea with a hint of lemon please. Also a order of your crispy French fries.. Just treat me like a regular here. Nazuma said as he had a light smirk on his face. He only wanted to snack on his food and work on his gadgets.

Time would past and his presence faded into the atmosphere and Nazuma had become blended in with the rest. Although his appearance brought more people to come in. He had given a few autographs to youths that aspired to be like him and many other fans of his work. He soon finished his meal and began working on his speech for his trial day.

I, Nazuma Juhnei Ri'ore Denkou.. should be found not guilty and wish to be found as such.. I had no control of the powers which laid dorma..

"Ahhh, That will only anger him if I recall that night.. Think Nazu.... Man I wish Dazuma was here he'dknow what to say."

He ripped and balled up the paper he was writing on and tossed it into a pile of 20 or so papers in the bowel in which his fries had come in. Nazuma was stuck. He didnt know what to say. Or even what to do. He never been on trial and the ones he witness normally lead to the execution or imprisonment of the defendant. Never has he once seen someone innocent of a crime. This makes Nazuma think about that night often. The voice he heard.

4 years ago..

"Come on Dazu, dont be such a wuss. I promise I'll just fly us right back home. The lands outside the walls aren't as dangerous as Mom and The Grands say. I'm sure anyone who wanted to hurt us know they can't because we are the descendants of the Great Emerald King. Our power is unmatched.

"Mom said to never come out this far Nazu. And the walls here are very weak and could fall through.

Nazuma paid his brother no mind. He continued to run along the walls of the kingdom. Soon Dazuma would give in to Nazuma's shenanigans
and join his brother. They played for hours chasing each other along the walls. The denkou twins would come to a halt when they came to the edge of the kingdom. Raijin's Peak. There is where is said their grandfather Ains got the blessing from the raijin.

You know this is where it all started. Where the Denkou prowess bloomed..What are you doing. Nazuma!?..
Nazuma began to walk to the edge of the mountain. Nazuma a voice called out to him. He was in a trans he had no control of his body. It was as if he was being pulled in by an unknown force. In his eyes he saw a woman with hair of fire and eyes of the wind. She called out to him. " You will be My Ruby King. I have blessed you Nazuma with my power.. You are to rule alongside the Emerald King my son. You will bring peaceful winds to the Kingdom on its darkest day. Only the Two Kings of the Denkou Kingdom can save its fall from the false king. "

He would soon come to only remember what he was doing before walking on to the narrow ledge. "Woah.. How did I get out here?.. Did that woman put me here? Dazuma look how far I'vegotten this is a new record for the Denki Twins " Nazuma had stopped just before the edge and could fall with one false move.

Nazu! That'sdangerous why did you walk out that far you know that ledge is weak. Pieces have fallen off it for thousands of years.

Nazuma could hear the stress in his brothers voice. ""All right, Alright I'm coming." Nazuma would take a step and the ground below him would begin to crack and crumble. Nazuma began to run but he wasnt fast enough. Just inches from his brothers grasp Nazuma fell to his death. Or so he thought. NNNAAZZUUMMAA!!



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Re: A Home away from Home

Post by Nazu Denki » Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:21 pm

ssssnnnnaaapp, crrraaacckkk..

The only thing Nazuma heard as he fell into the Forest was the breaking of branches and maybe even his own bones as he fell into a bed of tall trees. He would come crumbling to the ground in a heap of leaves and broken twigs.

Boooommm!!!

He laid there Unconscious for a while. Long enough that a band of rebels got a hold of him. The gave him some first aid how ever they only did the bare minimum to keep him alive. For days the Kingdom of Denkou searched for their prince. Nazuma awoke to meet his captors in a cold sweat near a wood fire. It seems he was deep in the cavities of Mt. Vulkyn. His mouth and arms tied and bonded. Nazuma would slowly stand to his feet, his body felt as if it were jello. Yet he could still control his functions. He looked around the dark leakey caverns. He didnt know how deep he was in the Moutain but he knew he had to get out.

Nazuma.. You must Escape My Prince... Again the voice called out to him.

"How? Where are you?.. I'm all alone.. Mom?..Nanna? Daaazzzuu!!!" the young boy cried out. Nazuma was one to have grown up with his brother always by his side. Some would say the two were conjoined twins the way they were always around each other. The Denki Twins didn't travel far from each other, so Nazuma, being away from his brother for the first time, was kinda having an emotional breakdown. Nazuma would cry at the top of his lungs until his wells were silenced by a cold menacing presence. "Tell me Boy, do you want to die!?. You think you can make all that noise and someone will find you. You're in a under water cave. Ole great Majestic..Hehehehe"the man would let out a sadistic murderous laugh and walk towards Nazuma with his hands in his pockets.

Nazuma seem to have change his mood about the situation. It was only a ploy to get the energy he sensed around him to reveal itself. He came to meet a tall slim man almost skeleton like in stature. He had long black hair that draped over his stitched face. His eyes pitch black like a bat in a cave. He towered over the boy. "Today at noon you die.
You parents have put out a large amount of money for your return. Dead or alive.. They just want your body at this point Thehehehe.. What do yo say should we kill him. 70 million of hes a live. 50 if we have found his body. You got alot of people looking for you."
Another voice came into light and near the blaze. Another Man much shorter than the one before accompanied by a small group of soldiers. Yet he to had they all had the same look in their eyes. It seems Nazuma had drawn the crowd in. They all began to speak in unison. Nazuma didnt understand what was going on. "You Nazuma Denkou will be my way to control the throne you are the one who can rival the Emerald King. You Nazu.."...Nazzzuuuu...You in there?"

Present..

Nazuma had dug his face into the folds of his arms he couldn't get the words out. Maybe he was thinking about it to much. "Daitsuya.. it's nice to see you here. What brings you here?" He asked as he met the red haired blue eyed girl. She was much shorter than him. Her hair was long and her gaze would draw any mans eye. She was his cousin and partner in the Denkou Valkyrie fraction of the royal guard. "Well, I just came for a drink. Then I saw you here.. I see you've been busy." She said as she reached over him to the pile of discarded heaps of paper. She would grab a few and began juggling them in her fingers as she sat back down. "Yeah, well I leave for the Ascension soon. I want to show them how much I have grown here in the Astral. I want to show him. That I have made promise here. I don't know if they know of the victories I have brought here. However, a part of me could care less. I've made a home here. I don't even care about the trial I only want to see my Dazuma..." he said as a smirk etched across his face. He could feel his brothers growth even this far. Nazuma only hoped to match his brother in strength. " We must free our people from Sheng he is the false King..." Nazuma's voice became stern his eyes turned silver. His aura became tense just from the thought of seeing his eldest brother. The secrets Nazuma holds are what lead to his banishment."Are you really that hellbent on dethroning Sheng? It won't stop him. He will only hide and try the same thing. Thus the battle of the thrones begins. Why do you want to bring upon "Silgel"". she said catch the balls of paper in one hand.

"It's my Destiny as Ruby King
.. "

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Re: A Home away from Home

Post by Nazu Denki » Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:08 pm

4 years ago.

The sounds of rain and thunder could be heard echoing throughout the cavities of the cave in which Nazuma laid bounded . He didnt understand it had been a few weeks and his kidnappers only stood watch. They only guarded him like a treasure. They fed him they treated him as more of a low level prisoner. Nazuma could wonder the caverns, he soon notice that he was always being watched. He could feel it. Someone. He thought he been in some sort of illusion. Maybe a kinetic interference.His body was still bruised but he was bandaged up good,although he didnt know who was helping him. He often heard the voice of a woman. His mind was definitely on haywire and the young boy was exposed to this dark place. His own Hell.. Loneliness.. To where he can't escape. Each day he was untied he was left to wonder to no exit. Nazuma's will had been broken. The voices of despair dance with the wells of the cavern walls.

"You must see.. My dear prince... You must understand.. The power they hide from you.. They are afraid of you.. We are not. We embrace the Great Fujin.. We are your children. We are the ones who deserve the Kingdom Denkou... Read the walls young prince. READ..

Present..

"Becuz I'm the Ruby King-_-..I dont get why do you feed into all that ancient bull crap. Why does everyone around here have to try to prevent the end of the world. We all fight you know. We're all on edge for something that seems to be inevitable. It's just about who survives. My mother died for the kingdoms of today. For its order. Yet I do the same.
Will my children do the same or will it be worse. Or do we bring about the end for a new beginning?"


Nazuma would look at the small girl, he couldn't help but understand her. He honestly didn't know what him holding this power truly meant. He only knew it was a blessing and yet a curse to him at the same time. He truly only wished to return home. His cousin made it feel much as so. Although they are often training. He always hangs out with her outside of it. She was always around. It helped him cope with his banishment. She kept his mind off of it. He need that.

"You don't have to get all symbolism in here. We fight for those who want to survive not to survive. Each day we the just put our lives on the line for those who have the will to maintain. For those who fight evil. We are Astral Raijin. We protect the skies as the Kin protect it lands. We Denkou are blessed by the Rsijin.. you don't have to tell me the same b.s. I've heard since I was a kid ."

Nazuma said as he would give the girl a bit of attitude. He never knew why their conversations always got like this. She would always ask him these questions. His answers never changed. Yet she didn't change the way the conversation went. By this time the two had a few drinks in between the two. Sometimes things went south. Sometimes things got very emotional between the two of them. She knew how to draw the best and the worse out of Nazuma. She would fold her arms and cross her legs. Her face light pink and booze written. She ordered more drinks as the young Denki prince ranted. When he was done she pointed to the mugs of light alcoholic beverages and offered him one.

"Are you drunk? Suya?.. Ehhh.. "

He would move closer to the girl and take a sip of the ice cold beer that kissed his lips from the tall glass mugs. Its crisp bubbles danced into Nazumas mouth and tango down his throat. 'Ahh' it rested in his belly a cold pool of liquid bliss. He continued to drink it soon almost drinking most of it before he ended his makeout session with the mug of booze. "Okay you're right maybe I think to much into things. Maybe I need to let it all happen. Maybe I can return home."

The girl would laugh at Nazuma. This made his eyes leer and face swell with anger he was breathes away from giving the girl a peace of his mind. "You're already home Nazuma." she said as she began drinking another mug of beer. Nazuma would smirk and stand to his feet, he felt a bit dizzy and the room swayed but he could gather his words." Home is where you want to be not where someone sends you."

The girl stood to meet Nazuma's Amber eyes. Her deep ocean blue gaze sat upon his sunset sight as she spoke to him. Her tone as gentale as a breeze that dances in a valley of sakura. "Home is where you make it M'lord"


Nazuma would look away from her. He didn't know what to say to her. He only wanted now to be alone but he knew he wasn't going to get rid of her so he decided to stick it out. He sat back down. "You're right the Astral is my home and I am apart of her as she is me.. I've fought for so long to prove myself to my family.. When I go to that trial I'll let them know what I really think... That. I thank them for sending me here. For without them doing so I wouldn't have gotten here... Cheers?!"

Nazuma shouted and was soon joined by others in the bar. As random voices and words began to be fill the bar

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