On a stormy night out at sea, the dark waters below a small boat churn. Lightning strikes, illuminating the night as a horrified young girl hides in the boat's lower level. Without room, the parents take hold of the mast. Suddenly, a massive wave begins to rise. The girl peaks out as she feels the boat shift. She's no older than seven. Then water begins to arch over the boat and when the mother sees her daughter's face, she shuts the hatch. Come morning, she awakens in the boat and breaks out, finding herself at the edge of a dense jungle.
The girl wanders through the forest when she meets a man of his thirties. He turns and extends a friendly hand to her. He speaks to her first in another language and then in several more before coming to english which she responds to. When he makes her smile, he plucks a white flower from a nearby bush and places it in her long, red hair. He then looks upon her and sees great potential, nodding as they smile to one another. Years later, the girl has grown much. She has become a most alluring young woman and beside her is a tiger, majestically walking through the plains with her as if it was her best friend.
The girl hears a the sound of twigs breaking, well aware that she, nor her tiger friend had stepped on any. She then smells the scent of wet fur, too aware that her tiger was dry. She draws from the harness around her left leg, a gorgeously crafted sword of the finest African Metals.
Suddenly, vicious hyena lunge from all sides. The girl relaxes herself then spins the blade in her hand and ducks, forcing the steel up through one of her attackers. The tiger tackles and mauls another. The steel of the girl's blade becomes lodged in the mouth of a hyena but she releases and jumps, flipping onto its back, forcing it to bite down and cut into itself. She then pulls the bloody blade from its mouth and back-flips, forcing the blade down into the last hyena's back before pulling it out and slicing at one of its legs, making it fall. The old man watches from the edge of the trees, proud of her growth into the warrior she'd become.
And Witness the Rise
The girl wander back to her jungle home one evening and she catches her mentor in the midst of a magic ritual. From a circle, drawn on the ground in dust rise the very flames of the lake of fire itself. A demonic entity begins to appear. But just then, lightning strikes. The old man disappears and the magic dicipates, irradiating her body with a mythical force beyond imagination.
Of an Immortal
The girl leaps through the trees after a man in a safari jeep, shooting at her. She then jumps down with her blade, deflecting the bullets and just as she prepares to decapitate him, she's shot in the head and thrown back. She miraculously come to, moments later, not realizing what'd happened until she sees the bullet on the ground next to her and feels her healed skull. "What?"
"You've been granted gifts beyond the abilities of any average human. Put them to the test, young heroine."
The girl slides the blade down in her hand as a massive, beetle-like humanoid clenches his fists, hunkering down like a rhino. "I'm going to enjoy this."
"Like how I'm gonna enjoy snappin' you like a twig, red," the creature says as he charges, the girl leaping up and planting a foot on his horn befor emaking him slam into a wall.
She leaps up then throws the blade through a zombified cretin and lands in a crowd of them, sweep kicking the lot of them and then rolling to her sword, cutting most of the rest in half.
A large man in an advanced harness emerges from tree cover. Around his hands are high-tech weapons, similar to machine guns in appearance. "Little jungle girl, you're going to wish you'd never left your treehouse," he says.
"What's my name?" She asks
The man holds up the mortals and they begin to charge massive energy pulses. The girl dashes forwards. Almost as if time had slowed for her, she ducks under the first pulse with a slide. Then she rolls and deflects the other two before jumping and landing behind him with a confident smirk. He turns in awe to find the blade held to his throat. "W-what are you?"
"I want to hear you beg."
"P-please, please have-" Suddenly the girl covers his mouth. She shushes him and touches the side of the blade to his cheek then smirks and cuts across his throat."
"I show you what you have shown my home...death."
Teaser Marvel Roleplay Version:
A man in a black suit approaches a building with a silver briefcase on a rainy night. He knocks on the door of a downtown appartment and a shady man cracks the door, examining the figure behind it. The man's black suit and solid black shades as well as his earpiece scream government, a sign to which the jumpy man inside doesn't respond well to. "What're you? You with the FBI? The CIA? I knew it. I knew that one day someone was going to just barge in and take all of my-"
"Doctor Sanduski, I am Agents Harmon with S.H.I.E.L.D. Your research concerning the paranormal, it's considered very...profound. We would like you to come with us. Do not worry, your research will be secure and equipment will be provided to you."
"Doctor Sanduski, please just come with us."
There Are Some Things In This World That Are Better Off Left Alone
One night many years earlier, a young girl awakens on the edge of the jungle in a boat. She is no older than seven. Her arms and legs tremble as tears trail down her round cheeks. Wandering into the unfamiliar territory, she hears the rustling of bushes and tree limbs. A jungle native beast may very well soon prey on this unsuspecting girl. But before it can pounce, an arrow strikes it through the skull, killing it instantly. An old man then emerges from behind several trees and bends down to the girl. He smiles andpicks her up, placing her on his shoulders as he asks questions of her.
Things We Will Never Understand
Years later, the girl is nearly grown when she finds her adoptive father in the forest, an arcane circle at his feet and fire rising from the ground. He turns around, surprised by her presence and at that moment, lightning strikes him. The portal brought forth by the ritual had drawn in a fiery demon but with the rituat interrupted, both the demon and the portal fade away. As they do, the many seems to burst into nothingness as a flash of incredible light, creating a pulse which throws the girl back into the bushes.
And If We Are So Intent To Try
Agent Harmon and Dr. Sanduski arrive at a hidden S.H.I.E.L.D base hidden within Africa. All around are black trucks and men operating advanced equipment. Harmon's men get Sanduski out of the car and show him to his facility. Inside, he is introduced to something incredible. "This, Doctor, we believe is something right up your alley. We've asked plenty of bigger names but you, by far, are the only one for this task," Harmon says as he presents a video screen to Sanduski.
"What's so special about that?" Sanduski asks.
"It's the answer to many of the world's problems," Agent Harmon responds as they gaze upon the frozen recorded image of the jungle girl, zoomed in over the blade and book of magic tied around her waist as she picks berries from a wild bush.
We May Not Find Results To Our Liking
The girl finds herself surrounded by men in black suits and shades, all with firearms hidden. She narrows her eyes and stands defensively. "No need for that ma'am. If you're cooperate and give us the sword and book on your waist, my men and I will be on our way. I know you speak english as well so doin't give us a hard time please." But as soon as the girl slides the grip of her blade into hr hand, Harmon sighs. "They just love making my job difficult." The agents all open fire on the girl with tranquilizers and she begins deflecting them with her blade before leaping over the wall of them, still using her blade as a shield by spinning it in her hand. From there, she disappears into the trees but one agent shoots the rope tie around her waist and the book falls, much to her dismay as she continues without any choice.
On a late night, Sanduski studies the book from within the facility. Suddenly he grows frustrated by the lack of results and punches into a keyboard. He's horribly electricuted but that combined with the magic of the book somehow melds together into something new. It turns into an aura. Harmon barges into the room, seeing that the other agents have taken cover as electricity now violently jolts throughout the room before Sanduski drops to the floor, his body emiting a reddish aura. "By god," Harmon says as he flips open a cellphone only to find a strange interference. "What?"
The girl lands on a turret and slices through it with her blade, blown back by the resulting explosion. She lands on her feet just in front of the facility and throws the blade, skillfully disabling two S.H.I.E.L.D guards as they approach, guns blazing.
She drop kicks a man in a safari jeep as he aims to kill her with a shotgun. She then throws him over the side of the jeep and lifts the driver by his collar, holding the blade to his throat.
Agent Harmon steps back as a large creature looms over him, casting its shadow entirely over him. It stands nearly nine feet tall with demonic horns and torn wings along its arms.
Sanduski peers into a mirror within the facility, seeing for the first time that his eyes seem yellow. He sweats nervously them looks closely at what appeared to be steam rising from his body. "What the-"
The first is written more like it'd be a series trailer where as the second is my attempt at writing it like it'd be a movie trailer.
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Subject: Re: No MERCY Wed Jun 22, 2011 6:29 am
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