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The Forgotten One - Part II

PostPosted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 3:49 pm
by Kommander Ken
(suggested reading)


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“Hey! Hey wake up, dude! C'mon wake up!"





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A gray-cloaked minifig awoke to find himself in a vaguely familiar place with an unfamiliar face grinning down at him.

“Oh finally you’re awake!" exclaimed the unfamiliar minifigure, "I was wondering when I would meet one of you guys."





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Quantumsurfer Ken propped himself up with a startled expression, hands inching toward the hilt of his sword. “What do you mean ‘one of you guys’?”





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“A Quantumsurfer! That’s what you are, right? I can tell!”

“Well… that’s what everyone’s calling me these days," replied Ken a little uncertainly, "Wait, how can you tell?”





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“Because I’m a Quantumsurfer too! I just earned my spark not too long ago!”

“Ah… new guy eh?” Ken observed.





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“Yep! And this little slice of the Brikverse here is mine too!”





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“It’s not a lot right now, but pretty soon I’m gonna fill it up with all kinds of cool creations!”

“Nice,” commented Ken.





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“Everyone’s gonna love it! I’m so excited to get things built and join in on all kinds of cool stuff!"





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"That's great bud," Ken responded with a wink, "and it's great to see a new face around here."





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"So... do you have a name?"

"Uhh..." The stranger gave him a blank look.




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"I already told you my name."

"You did? I don't recall at all, friend."

"Yeah," the stranger said, "that was like the first thing I told you."





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"Huh that's weird," Ken muttered before his eyes seemed to glaze over and he turned away from the other Quantumsurfer.





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"Aw man how did I get here? Another teleportation mishap?" He seemed to have completely forgotten there was someone else nearby.





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"Uh... excuse me?" A voice called out from behind Ken, who stopped in his tracks. "Is this some kind of joke or something?"






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"This is like some weird Quantumsurfer initiation right?"





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"Oh crap, heyo! I didn't realize there was someone else here. I'm Ken, who are you?"






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"Wait, you're serious. You don't remember meeting me?" The strangely armored minifig's frown deepened and an expression of utter bemusement befell him.

"Afraid not," answered Ken. He felt just as confused, but offered a nervous smile regardless. "Hey that's a neat trick by the way."

"Neat trick? What're you talking about?"

"Your limbs look like they're fading or something," Ken pointed out.

"Wait, wha-"





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As if on cue, a flash of violet energy erupted around the stranger and enveloped him in what looked like some form of fire.





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The unfortunate minifig's facial features seemed to morph and twist until only the basic features were left. What only remained were two beady eyes and a mouth held agape in horror and pain. He screamed a blood-curdling horrible cry as he tried to swing away at the energy consuming him, but to no avail.





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Only a matter of seconds later and the rest of his physical features faded away, either melted by the flames or simply devoured by them. Only the silhouette remained.





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The minifig's body finally collapsed. No further movements or sounds followed. Nothing.





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Ken watched as the body lost all solidity and melt into the ground like a puddle of black water.





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And then... nothing.





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As if he had no recollection of what horror he just witnessed, Ken turned on his heel and peered around him coyly. "Hey, how did I end up here again?"





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He spun around at the sudden sound of something ripping apart behind him. It sounded like a piece of paper ripping itself apart, only a hundred times deeper-pitched.





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A swirling vortex appeared several inches above the ground in the same ominous hues of purple.





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"Oh man that doesn't look good," mumbled Ken.





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The vortex suddenly opened even wider, violet tendrils of dark energy licking out of it at all sides.

"Okay," commented Ken, "that looks even worse."






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The warp shimmered and sparkled in an alluring pace. Mesmerized, Ken almost wanted to approach it, but his uncertainty kept him rooted in place. All the while the anomaly glowed brighter and brighter. Something was coming, Ken was sure of it.





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He wasn't wrong.

The portal birthed a cloaked figure, glowering eyes fixated on Ken. The Quantumsurfer froze as their eyes locked, he knew what this presence was.





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"Oh shit..."





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The mysterious figure took shape as it inched its way out of the vortex like a terrifying butterfly leaving it's cocoon. As it's body began to take shape, as did the golden color of its form.





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And there it hovered above the gleaming floor, surrounded by an aura of ancient and unspeakable power. Though it's eyes were hidden under the helm of gold, Ken could tell its gaze of malice was still trained on him. Unintelligible whispers permeated around them, but the hooded figure said nothing more.





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"So we meet again," Ken stared back and hardly winced, "huh, QuantumStalker?"




~To be continued~

Re: The Forgotten One

PostPosted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:07 pm
by Scratch
Perfect use of practical effects. I love it.

Re: The Forgotten One

PostPosted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:37 pm
by TastySkippy123
RIP Initiate dude.

Re: The Forgotten One

PostPosted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 6:17 pm
by Captain-Camper
Rip RobotMonkey surfer

Re: The Forgotten One

PostPosted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 8:08 pm
by RedRover
your effects are awesome! You should throw some OT into your next soap to submit it to the contest.

Re: The Forgotten One

PostPosted: Sun Mar 05, 2017 3:10 am
by Quantumsurfer
Holy Shit, Ken.  Way to escalate.  Bloody well done.

Re: The Forgotten One

PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:02 pm
by aoffan23
Man, this is extremely well done. I love it.

Re: The Forgotten One

PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:11 pm
by Kommander Ken
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“Thiś i̛s̴ ̸t͏h̕e̢ ҉l̀as͝t ̸tim̧e
That ̀w̡e s̀ha̶l͏l͡ ̀mee̛t͞.
͏Ţa҉k͟i͝n͘g̶ you ̛w̛i͢l̡l͘ p͡rove͘
A̴n ̷e̸a̷s̕y͟ ͢fe̷at.͡”






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Ken draws his sword and smirks at the QuantumStalker, “so you say, creep. But I’ve learned a few tricks since we last fought.”






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“ͦͩL͊͛̿ͨ̄ͦi̴͋ͮ͐͊t̄̉͂͒̑̌͠t̾l̈̄ͤ̆͑̄͢eͧͫ̌̎̀ ̄ͨͯw̷͛͒̚ḧ́͛͗ͣ̀͊ė̊̊lͧ̕ṕ,̒ͣͩ̍͒..̷̽ͮͮ̚

..̧.I͏ h̴a҉ve̛ ̶watc͝h̕ed you
̡In ́ev͠e҉r̵y҉ ̀s̶c̨e̸ne͜
͜Ẃi͜th͟i̢n ́my ͝r͞e͘al̕m
̨O̴f̴ i̷n͝-̶be͝t͜we̸en.̸
̧I̷ ̷kn͝o̴w̵ ͘the͝ ̡p̛ǫw͏ers͠
Of͏ w̛h͢i̶ch y̧o̡u̧ s̴p̷e҉a͘k,
A͏n̸d ̴they̡ ͞will s͠a̸te̴ ̨m͞è
F̬͓̥o̫̗̝̥̤̖ͅr̮̘̣̰͚̖ n̻̣͍͇̞̤ea͉̻̗͕r̪͉̩ ̺̱a ̙̘̮͚̣͎w̩͕͉e̱̬͈̬͖e̱̺̦̼k.̱̹̼͕̮̦.̝̖̣̲ͅ.̳̺͔͓̖"̩






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“What the hell,” Ken gripped his sword and he felt trickles of energy overtake his gaze, “is that what you want? My powers?"






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“Fo͜r m͏il͝l͏e͏n̕ni͞a ͡I ͠h̢a̸ve̷
H͝ųn̨te͜d y̧o͢ur ki̷n͡d̵
͢D̕ev̨oùr̶ęd t͢he͢ír ҉es̡se̢n̴ce̸
͞A̕n̸d r̢avage̛d́ their͠ ̛m͠i͡nd͢s
Hųn͡d͏re͞ds ҉of͟ ‘Su̴rf҉er͝s
Fallen̴ ͟u͏n͡d͡e̸r my ͡w͠il̀l͘
͡Ì w̷i̸l̷l͢ ͞e̸x͡ṕungę ͜y̴ou a̷l̴ĺ
̀Ţi͠l̶l͡ yo͘u͡r nu͘mbe̴r͢s͟ a͝re ͘n͜iļl."̵






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“So you hunt us?” Ken’s eyes narrowed as he stared at the Stalker. “…How come no one’s ever gone looking for the ones you... took? If you’ve really taken that many them. Someone would've noticed...”






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The QuantumStalker seemed to laugh. It was a raspy, low-pitched chuckle. Without so much as a twitch to give itself away, the horror darted toward Ken.






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In an instant, Ken could feel his powers surface once more. His ebony blade morphed and he threw it up to parry the QuantumStalker's blow, just barely in time.

“͜A S̨u̸rf̛er’͜s b͝i̵g̀gest f̴ear͝:̛
B͠e͝i̕nǵ ̷f͜o͝rg̵o͞t͝t҉e̛n.
́Wh҉en̡ I ̨c̵hoǫs͢e mỳ prey
̨Th́e̸y a҉re ̧b͞ut͡ ̛duck̴li͟ngs͜
̨With ̷p҉al͘tr̛y ̶con̴ten̨t̸.̛..҉"̕







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"No ̕o͟ne ͝r͏emęm̴b͟er̀s͟ t͡h͝o͞sè
Ẁho̶ did s͡o little
So m͜e̢m͏ori͢e̢s̢ of t͏hem̵
G͏o fain͠t̨ an͡d͞ brit͢t̨le.͟”҉

"So you make us... forget them?" Ken realized in horror.






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"Wḩeń ͢fǫrģòt̴ten
͘Your v́a͠ss̵al di͜sa̴p̕pear͟s
Yo̡ùr͢ p̵o͏we̡rs ̨re͜lease̸
̸a̕nd bec͢o͝me҉ ̕m̵i͜n̶e͠ ̶to co̶h̛ér͡e͠."̷






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"Well..."

The QuantumStalker maneuvers it's tendrils of dark energy and swings them toward Ken's side, who jumps up to avoid them just in time.






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"That's not going to happen!"






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"Not..."






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"TO ME!"

Re: The Forgotten One - Part II

PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:56 pm
by sahasrahla
fukin badass

Re: The Forgotten One - Part II

PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:57 am
by lordintype
Who was the other dude?

Re: The Forgotten One - Part II

PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:45 am
by Tzan
Wow!

Re: The Forgotten One - Part II

PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:28 am
by stubby
lordintype wrote:Who was the other dude?

What other dude?

Re: The Forgotten One - Part II

PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:30 am
by Kommander Ken
(Had to divide Part II in half because reasons)




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The BT that Ken wields wraps around him and his sword, turning the blade into a lance that extends the reach two-fold. He aims it at the QuantumStalker in an attempt to skewer the hunter.






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The QStalker effortlessly wards off the blow.






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And bats Ken aside like a gnat.






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"Gah!"






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Ken lands on his feet, shaken but alive. It felt as if the tendril of PT had sapped just a fraction of his power, he tried not to think about what would've happened if he had received a full-on dose of it.






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The Quantumsurfer rose to his feet and stared at his mysterious opponent from across their cosmic battlefield.






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His opponent stared back. Ken noted how strange the lighting had been, the bright lights surrounding them were almost alluring.






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The QuantumStalker was the first to break the silence.

"̩̭Y̘͉̦̭̬̠o͍̭u̬̜̪̫̟̩̟.̦͙̹̣.̲͖.̣͙̣̦̗"






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"͕A͓̯̩r͈͚̰ẹ̥̤͉.̟̪̞.̻̲̝̪̞͉.̼̙̳̗̞̩"̪̼̘̠͚͕ͅ






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"̩̺̆͝͡M̛̻̼̞̯̺ͨͬ̓ͥ͂̀Ï̎̂̓͐͏̵͕̟̬N̾͑̓̇͘͏̟͚̳̗E̡̬̤̼͒̇̍̔̏̒̈́́ͅ!̏͂̀̏͏̘͓͖͖̯̝̩̯͈"̷̣̣̓ͩ̾ͫ̾ͧ̉







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A shockwave of pure PT moved toward Ken like a tidal wave.






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"Hey, that didn't even rhyme!" Ken shouted.






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"Shitshitshitshit."






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Ken slammed the tip of his blade into the floor, BT seeping into the ground under his feet like a giant needle.






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And a small solid wall emerged to shield Ken from harm.






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It kept the deadly wave PT at bay for now.






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The QuantumStalker wordlessly sunk into the floor through a small cosmic portal, leaving Ken to his own devices.






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"What, already?" The Quantumsurfer grumbled, "am I too tough for ya?"






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"Well that's a shame."







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"And here I thought you were some big, bad, scary mother-"







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"-oh fuck!"






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Ken's sudden display of cockiness, the infamous Quantumsurfer Ego, was rewarded with pain of the most unimaginable kind.






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~To be continued~

Re: The Forgotten One - Part II

PostPosted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:32 am
by AnnoyedZebra
What if Ken dies and then never posts again? We need to stop this soap in case that happens

Re: The Forgotten One - Part II

PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:28 am
by Natalya
AnnoyedZebra wrote:What if Ken dies and then never posts again? We need to stop this soap in case that happens


Wouldn't that be fulfilling the soap?  Wouldn't that make the stalker's victory complete?