Pieces Lie Where They Fell C59
Chapter 59-Dearly Beloved
"You've got my attention, continue."
"You've seen what home looks like. I think it can take care of itself."
"Consider it done."
Axel and Ven wandered about the main Island of Destiny Islands, in search of a new ice-cream flavor. Go figure, Destiny Islands did not carry the flavor sea-salt. Even though it was an island and salty seas were plentiful.
Axel was in the middle of trying something called 'Mouth-on-Fire', however, it was just cinnamon and thus rather depressing.
"Want a taste of mine?" Ven asked, holding up his mint-chocolate-chip bar.
Axel shook his head. "Never been a fan of mint."
"You're missing out," Ven said, taking a large bite.
Axel sighed and looked off in the distance. This place was quiet. Though, everything seemed quiet
Pieces Lie Where They Fell C58
Chapter 58-Forever and a New Calling
"You've lived on a beach your whole life and you're complaining about a little sand?"
"You're cute when you ramble. And I love you all the same."
Sora and Kairi's laughter could be heard from just about any place on the little island. In the midst of their laughter, were little screams of excitementones that did not sound like they belonged to sixteen-year-olds. (But they did.)
Sora was chasing Kairi about the beach, each of them pausing occasionally to throw sand at the other.
Kairi squealed. "You got sand in my shoe, Sora!" she shouted, pausing once again to stoop down and pick up a chunk of wet sand. She lobbed it in Sora's direction, but he dodged out of the way easily.
As Kairi spun around to start running aga
Pieces Lie Where They Fell C57
Chapter 57-Fantasia alla marcia for piano
"Oh, it's good to be home."
After a couple of hours, Mickey gave out star shards (courtesy of Master Yen Sid) so that everyone could go their separate ways without using dark corridors.
Mickey, Donald, Goofy and Pluto (once they found him in the many, many floors of Castle Oblivion) were heading back to Disney Castlejust in time to set up for the Million Dreams Festival. That is, after they went to the Badlands and retrieved the Gummi Ship.
Leon and the gang were heading back via the Gummi Ship to Hollow Bastion. Leon figured he would head there first before going off to find Rinoa. Cloud talked it over with Cid to make sure there was enough room for Fenrir on board. There was.
Aqua, Ven and Terra were going to go with them because Aqua was informed that her Keyblade and Keyblade Armor were there. After going there however, the three of them would head to the Badland
Pieces Lie Where They Fell C56
Chapter 56-Love's First Kiss and Hikari
"I never knew what to do with you."
"I can't help but notice that you look a lot like him..."
"We have to go to the beach!"
"There, that should just about do it," Tifa said. "Don't wield your Keyblade in that hand for at least six weeks."
Sora looked appalled, but after a stern look from Tifa, he dropped it.
"It's okay," Kairi said. "I'll protect you."
Kairi and him locked glances, then both of them looked away, blushing.
"I guess I'll need to get new sleeves," Kairi said, changing the subject.
"Why?" Sora asked, standing up.
"Well, mine got all torn up " She let him help her up (with his non-injured hand.)
"Oh just kiss her already," Riku said, rather exasperatedly.
Sora and Kairi awkwardly looked around them. The enemies had all been cleared and the majority of the people h
Pieces Lie Where They Fell C55
Chapter 55-After the Battle
"Hey look, one of my shoes!"
Several things happened at once.
Though the man known as Xehanort was gone, the man known as Terra collapsed into Aqua's awaiting arms. She checked his pulse.
"He's alive!" she exclaimed. "Terra! Terra, can you hear me?"
Aerith sent out a blanket Cure.
The remaining Heartless, Nobodies, and Unversed started closing in on the group.
"I think I can handle this much," Cloud said, looking over at Leon.
"Oh, so you're offering to clean up this mess?" Leon asked.
"Are you offering to help?"
Leon summoned his gunblade.
Cloud almost smiled.
The two of them set off against the enemies.
"Hey, Yuffie," Cid said. "Toss me one of your Summon Materia."
Yuffie raised an eyebrow. "You're kidding, right?"
"Oh come on!"
"Will you give it back?"
Yuffie frowned, pulled a materia out of her pocket and tossed it to Cid. "Make good use of it."
Cid saluted and ran off a
Pieces Lie Where They Fell C54
Chapter 54-Forze dell'Oscurita and Final Match
"Oh, you're serious..."
"I don't have to do this, you know?"
"Are you just going to stand there and watch me die?"
The battle between Axel and Saix was a long and bloody one. Both of them were severely battered, but neither of them had the will to give up yet. Neither one had fallen eitherthough both of them had come close at times. They were too evenly matched.
However, by this point, they were also running out of magic, and potions.
Saix was completely out of all items, and his magic was severely drained because he had been using magic to aid his attacks. Axel was also running low on magic; however he was lucky enough to have two bottles left in his pocket. One, he knew, was the Megalixer, and he wasn't going to use that until his
Pieces Lie Where They Fell C53
Chapter 53-A Fight to the Death and Guardando nel Buio
"What do you intend to do with that, exactly?"
19 hurried back into the room, knowing that his help (however little) was at least helpful.
"Were you able to turn off the separate battlefields?" 27 asked.
19 nodded. "Castle Oblivion will no longer take combatants to separate battle arenas. Granted, the change to the Castle cannot be permanentsince it has a mind of its own. However, the effects of the Program I ran should last for several days, if not weeks. This battle will not last that long."
"Oh, I believe Axel and Saix are still in a separate area, will they be affected?"
19 shook his head. "They'll have their fight, then one or both of them will return. However, once they do return, they cannot go back."
27 was satisfied with this answer.
Xigbar teleported over to them.
Pieces Lie Where They Fell C52
Chapter 52-Musique pourla tristesse de Xion
"You're not secretly freaking out on the inside, are you?"
"No more dilly-dally."
"I have a question," 27 said.
"Perhaps I have an answer?" 19 replied, raising an eyebrow.
Their conversation was momentarily interrupted as a horde of Gigas Shadows. Once those were taken care of, they picked it back up.
"Can we tell Castle Oblivion to stop taking people to separate battlefields?" 27 asked.
19 pondered this. "Perhaps. Why?"
"Because I get the feeling that it's going to be a disadvantage to us later."
19 frowned. "I think I can go convince Castle Oblivion to not do so for a short period of time. Should get us through this battle."
"I think that would be a wise decision."
19 nodded and hurried off.
27 was left with a bunch of Novashadows. He froze some, bashed some more with his shield, and stabbed the rest through with spears ma