Gira leaped around her training grounds, testing her balance. It had been a couple of days since she lost her tail, and thanks to her constant practice, she was now back in top shape. She almost couldn't tell she lost the appendage. It still felt strange not having anything where her tail used to be, but for the most part, she was used to it now. Once she got her balance back, she immediately set about training. the past couple of days were spent doing nothing but training her balance, so she neglected her actual training.
That ended today. Once Gira was confident in her balance, she charged a small, baseball sized ball of ki in her hand, throwing it at one of the targets made of old clothes and straw that she set up. The blast hit its mark, destroying the target and leaving it a smoldering mass of ash. Gira smirked. Her aim was still spot on. She was happy that the couple of days of little activity didn't completely wreck her combat ability. Still, she could feel the rusty edges around her skills. She needed to train even harder if she wanted to get stronger.
The hybrid had grown in power a lot recently now that she got her weighted gear. She wanted to keep going down this road. The prospect of how much power she could gain was exciting. Especially after she met and befriended the Super Saiyan, Tulip. After that, it truly became clear to her how strong she could become. She promised Tulip that they'd go to the top together, and she fully intended to keep that promise.
Sai's days were weary as he spent most of time truly not doing much. The grass in the Western Frontiers as Sai sat on top of one of the many mountains located in the area. He would sigh as he spent most of his days thinking about Gira, from the last time they met. He always made sure to stay close to her, so he could keep his end of the promise, not sure if she even remembered hers. He would sigh as he sensed that Gira was training again. Sai soared up and made his way above her training grounds, then gently flying downwards to where she was. He would smile at the other hybrid, as he realized the more time he spent with her the more he liked her. Helping her train without using her tail wasn't the easiest feat, but as she proved she was swiftly progressing and becoming stronger.
Sai himself stood as he smiled at Gira while she trained. He waved at her as he made his entrance, greeting her as well. "Hey Gira, I see training is going well as always. How are you today?" He couldn't help but blush whenever he saw her, but slowly he began to retain himself. He learned how to speak more and more to her, without stumbling or muttering, so now he could speak to her fully without doing anything embarrassing. Yet, while Sai continued to watch Gira train he realized that he himself didn't train in some time now. He might've lost it himself, so he decided that today would be the best time for him to train as there wasn't much to do. He continued to watch Gira as he placed his hands on the back of his head, swaying back and forth waiting for something to happen.
Post by Tulip Waterfield on May 27, 2017 19:58:10 GMT
The woman’s hand trembled as she read the message issued to every KAOS member. It was a briefer version of the Premiere’s speech to the entire planet of Earth. For these elite members of the blue android’s personal defenders of this world, there was an added bit. A simple request to seek out colleagues of strength that would be willing to stand up and defend if the need arose. Her mind traveled to her companions, before stopping on one she knew would stand up, regardless of the situation and the opponent. Her emerald gaze narrowed as she gritted her teeth in frustration. Vi-Poi’s request wasn’t empty; if any of those empires in the galaxy did continue their path towards conquest, the Earth was an inevitable stop along the way. And, when they finally arrived, it would fall to the world’s citizens to repel the invaders, much like Earth had done all those years ago. Despite her fist gripping her phone tightly enough to shatter a steel pipe, the miraculous device maintained its original form. Replying to the message with a simple post, Tulip shot forward through the blue sky, heading towards the ki in the distance that was her comrade.
Hovering thousands of feet in the air, the woman’s gaze fell on the girl, leaping around the training ground far below. It had only been a few days since the Oozaru incident, where the older hybrid has severed the girl’s tail. Hopefully it hadn’t gotten her in trouble with her parents. A tail was a serious loss and blow to one’s pride as a Saiyan. For an individual who lived primarily on the human side of things, it wouldn’t be a major loss. The young woman recalled Gira’s control of ki as the girl slung a tiny bead of energy towards a target and completely erased it. It was clear the girl was trying her best to get stronger, in order to pursue the goals the two had created. A small smile crossed Tulip’s face, as the conviction in her heart grew even more.
I won’t let this girl get drawn into a war that isn’t hers. Even if her goal is to defend this planet...I won’t let her rush to an early death on the blade of an invader too strong for her to even scratch.
The young woman prepared to descend, when another figure flew in from the west. It was a young male, from the appearance. Based on the similarities in her own ki and the two down there, the boy was similar to the two girls. He wore a huge grin on his face, along with a slight blush, as he chatted and watched the girl training. Another hybrid. Having friends your strength is nice. Well..time to play the Devil’s Advocate.
Raising one hand high, a single, silver blade materialized in Tulip’s hand. Ensuring the blade would land precisely where she intended, the woman hurled the blade downwards. It exploded towards the ground, creating an audible crack as it shattered the sound-barrier. It slammed into the ground between Gira and the male hybrid, sending dust and earth shooting hundreds of feet into the air and outwards. Landing on the ground between both hybrids, the woman sighed.
“I’m guessing you haven’t learned the trick to detecting hidden Ki yet, have you, Gira? Who’s your friend?” Six blades would shoot through the dust, three stopping just shy of piercing Gira’s chest, while the other three hovered in front of the male. One in front of his eyes, one over his heart, and the last in the center of his abdomen. Her gaze didn’t shift, as the woman sighed and muttered. “That’s three times you would’ve died if this was the real thing.”
Her guard was completely down, but her ki was radiating fiercely. Her strength wasn’t diminished like it had been during that training session with Gira before. This was the full might of the woman known as the Silver Blade in the Blue Banner Army. She smiled softly, waiting for either hybrid to speak after the sudden assault.
Gira stopped her training when Sai made himself known to her. She had been so wrapped up in her training, his energy signature escaped her notice. She smiled though once he approached. "Hey, Sai. I'm doing alright. Just trying to get back into shape. Now that I can balance, i'm going to get back to my training and work even harder than ever." Gira's conversation with Sai had only just begun when she heard the sonic boom created by Tulip's blades. She only had enough time to turn around before the blade stuck in the ground between her and her friend. Not noticing the blade's appearance through the dust, Gira assumed they were under attack.
She didn't have time to react to the assault before three silver blades stopped just shy of piercing her heart. That was when she realized; those blades looked mighty familiar. About the time she came to the conclusion, Tulip made herself known. "Damn it, you scared the hell out of-- wait, what? That's something I can learn?" She wasn't even aware that you could detect hidden ki signatures. It appeared there was even more she could learn from her fellow hybrid. She could feel her power. It was incredible. Though Gira had felt her energy much higher before.
"Oh, this is Sai. We met just recently." The teen half-Saiyan replied. She looked down at the blades still hovering near her chest. "Um... do you mind...?" She chuckled nervously as she pointed to the blades. After the surprise of the sneak attack wore off, Gira realized that she hadn't yet apologized for what happened before. "H-Hey... i'm sorry for earlier. At Ginger Town. You were right to do what you did. I owe you." With that, Gira decided to ask what the attack was about. "So, I take it you were trying to make a point." She said with a smile, looking down again at the blades.
As Sai's conversation with Gira had just began, it was swiftly interrupted by the sounds of a large boom and dust flew around the two young hybrids. There was truly no time for Sai to react as he saw that Gira had surrounded Gira in certain spots. As he looked up he saw another woman that was flying above them. What the hell was she doing, Sai thought. As he noticed that there was a blade between the two, Sai swiftly flew upwards and landed besides Gira; providing not only moral but physical support. While he stood besides her he would listen to the two's conversation. Then he would look towards Gira asking her, "Gira... who is that..." Sai would then look up at Tulip as he sighed, while also crossing his hands. Once his sigh ended, he would shake his head while speaking.
"Well... Whoever you are I take it you aren't going to act friendly. Whatever your relationship with Gira might be, I'm not going to sit and let you hurt her. If you have any plans to fight her, don't. Fight me instead." He would begin to power up his ki to it's full extent as his power began to radiate ready to fight.