Friday, July 20, 2007
The epic battle between Jon, the Intergalactic Gladiator and the Super Skrull got off to a fast start. Jon, weaponless, knew he was out gunned so he tried to get an advantage by striking first. He did a forward roll, springing up and giving an over handed karate chop to the Skrull's neck. His hand bounced off without much seeming effect. The Skrull's torso had turned rocky orange.
"Pitiful human!" the Super Skrull bellowed. "You are a gnat I shall enjoy crushing!"
The Skrull's right hand turned into a heavy, orange rocky fist and as it stretched improbably out towards Jon, it became covered in flames. The fist hammered down straight at Jon's head. He managed to dive out of the way of the devastating blow, ripping his shirt in the process.
Jon rolled backwards across the dirt ground, trying desperately to avoid the Skrull's unyielding punches. His rocky fists smashed into the ground multiple times, narrowly missing Jon.
Dark Jedi Krill turned to me. "We have to stop this," she said urgently.
"I think it's probably going to stop shortly even if we don't do anything."
"Well I'm not just going to sit here and watch this anymore!" Henchman said, leaping to his feet.
Jon was on his feet, jumping back, trying to escape the flaming rock fists, when he suddenly came to a jarring halt. It was if he slammed into an invisible wall. With a maniacal laugh, the Super Skrull pulled back his powerful fist and threw a punch straight at Jon's head.
At the moment just before the blow impacted with Jon, Henchman landed on the Skrull's arm, knocking him back. With the super-human strength of his bionic implants, Henchman threw the ugly green alien over his back, far across the stadium.
The Empress sprang to her feet. "What trickery is this?" she shouted. "Kill that intruder!"
A small platoon of soldiers drew large looking rifles and charged down to the arena's floor.
Just then a loud explosion rang through the air. The whole stadium shook. Tendrils of smoke slowly streaked up into the air outside the walls. All eyes turned upwards as a lone figure shot down from the sky, landing between the Skrulls and Jon and Henchman. It was Prince Vegeta.
"I am King Vegeta!" his voice boomed. "Today the scourge of the Skrull empire will sully this galaxy no longer!"