Brigandine: The Legend of Forsena Game Script PSX by Gourry 4/11/07 Version 1.00 My E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ================= Table of Contents ================= A. Copyright Info B. Intro C. Script 1. Game Introduction a. New Almekia b. Caerleon c. Norgard d. Iscalio e. Leonia f. Recruiting Knights g. In-battle Quotes h. Quest Knights and Quests i. Defeat Quote and Random Junk D. Acknowledgements/Thanks ================= A. Copyright Info ================= Copyright 2003 by Kao Chua. Do not reproduce this FAQ without my consent. You may not copy this into any other FAQ without my permission. You may use my FAQ on your website if you e-mail me first, but only if you do not alter it in any way. ======== B. Intro ======== This document is the text for all the story and quest scenes in Brigandine: The Legend of Forsena. Each country has a couple unique scenes, and each certain lines that are unique to their country. The Mira and Millet recruitment scene, for example, is different for every country. I recorded everything that I found, including in battle conversations between certain Knights. I got a majority of the conversations, but I may still be missing a few, such as Shred joining you (which should be possibly in theory). The in battle dialogues were thrown together rather haphazardly, so they could stand to be organized better. Typographical errors are mostly retained from the game's text. There are a lot of them, so it's not my poor typing. I may have subconsciously corrected a few mistakes, but I left most of them in there. Enjoy. ============== C. Game Script ============== --------------------- C1. Game Introduction --------------------- Forsena... The land of mysterious Rune Power. It is the Sacred King Calender, Year 214, Almekia, the most powerful country located in the center of Forsena, has finally won the war against the country of Norgard. It was believed that Almekia was about to return peace to the continent... However... --------------- Almekia Kingdom Capital Logres --------------- Zemeckis: What is it, Cador? Cador: Your Majesty. A year ago, you lead us to the victory over the King of Norgard, who was the worst enemy of Almekia. Also, you consolidated our victory by taking away a part of their territory from the King's successor, Vaynard. The peace on this continent and the prosperity of our Kingdom are all due to your achievements as Commander of the Almekian Army. Zemeckis: Get to the point. I know you didn't come here to tell me that. Cador: You are right. I'm here to tell you that King Henguist has a warrant for your arrest. It seems that those who are jealous of your achievements have given him this idea. You're being charged with treachery! Zemeckis: That's ridiculous! I have done nothing but devote myself to the victory and prosperity of this kingdom. How dare they question my loyalty! Cador: They must die for this! I have done all the preparation and all I need now is your order. Zemeckis: What?! You're telling me to really become a traitor?! Cador: There is no other way. It is time you killed the King and became the new leader. Zemeckis: Ha, ha, ha... Cador: Your Majesty! Zemeckis: Well, it wouldn't be so bad to become a King after all. Why wait in vain for others to destroy me. I shall fight, since that is the way I live. All I want is power, and I will not tolerate anyone who gets in my way. Cador, summon the entire army. It's time those pigs in the palace realized how much power I have! Cador: Yes sir. Zemeckis: My only concern is that once I stand up and fight for my throne, it will not only cause a disorder in Almekia, but chaos will spread throughout the continent. Do you still wish for me to do this, Cador? Cador: We must make sacrifices in order for a King to reign successfully. I'm certain that you can rule not only Almekia, but also the entire continent. Zemeckis: I understand. I'm not determined to fight until I become King, regardless of the disorder it may cause! The entire continent may be burned in the process! Sacred King Calendar, Month 2, Year 215 A coup d'etat was pulled by the Commander of the troops, Zemeckis. King Henguist was defeated and the castle occupied by the Commander's army. The long history of the Almekia Kingdom was put to an end and the Esgares Empire was born. It is the beginning of a new era of disorder and chaos. The soldiers are lead to the battle field, where their fate awaits. ++++++++++++++ a. New Almekia ++++++++++++++ ===== Intro ===== Gereint: Prince Lance! Thank God you have survived! Lance: Gereint! What is going on!? Gereint: There is a rebellion going on. They have already occupied the castle. It is dangerous to be here. We should leave right away. Please come with me. Zemeckis: There you are, Prince Lance! Lance: General Zemeckis! I'm glad you are all right. Gereint: Zemeckis! Prince Lance, please stay away from him. He is the cause of all this. Lance: What?! Zemeckis: I can't let anyone from the Almekia royal family live. Prince Lance, you must die here. Your father is waiting for you in heaven. Lance: My father? What have you done to my father!? Gereint: King Henguist was killed by the Death Knight Cador. Lance: No...Father...that can't be... Zemeckis, you traitor! This is for my father! Yaa!!! Zemeckis: Hyah!! Lance: Ohh... (He's too strong...) Zemeckis: You cannot kill me with that technique of yours. It's time for you to have your head cut off! Take this! Gereint: Prince Lance, watch out! Gwaaa!! Lance: Gereint! Zemeckis: It was really stupid of you to cover for Lance! Gereint: Damn...this is...nothing... Prince Lance, please run. I will not let Zemeckis go any further. I didn't fight over 100 battles for nothing. Lance: What do you mean? I lost my father, the castle and now you want me to leave you behind? I'd rather die here than be a coward... Gereint: Prince Lance, please listen to me. As you said, we have lost our King, our castle and even our country. However, there are things you can only obtain by staying alive. True courage is to move on without losing yourself in spite of all the difficulties and dishonor. So, go! Lance: Gereint, I can't do it! I can't leave you like this. Zemeckis: Well, this makes it easier to kill you both! Die! Clank! Brunette Lady Knight: Hold it right there! Zemeckis: Who the hell are you? Lance: Who are you? Brunette Lady Knight: I'm just a wandering Knight. Zemeckis: Are you trying to get in my way, lady? Brunette Lady Knight: I cannot let you die here, Prince Lance. We are at the beginning of an era of war where there will be chaos on the entire continent. Much blood will be shed. Smiles will disappear from people's faces. However, I believe that you can put an end to all this. Lance: ...... Gereint: Prince Lance, you're the genuine successor of Almekia. It is your duty to bring peace and order by restoring the kingdom. Lance: I understand what you are saying. However, we have lost everything and I have nothing left. Lady Knight: Yes, for now. Lance: For now? Lady Knight: You will find a way if you don't give up! Be strong, Prince Lance. I'll take over here. Sir Gereint, take the Prince and run! Gereint: Thank you, milady. Let's go, Prince Lance. Lance: OK, I won't give up. I'll become stronger and someday I'll return. Gereint: King Coel of Padstow has always been loyal to Almekia. I'm sure he will help us. Lance: OK, let's go, Gereint. Thank you, milady. I won't forget this. I wish you good luck. Zemeckis: How dare you, woman. I hope you know what you're doing by getting in my way! Lady Knight: I sure do. Now, show me what you got! -------------- Padstow Castle Calmary -------------- King Coel: Prince Lance!! Thank God you have made it! Lance: I'm grateful for you taking me in. I have lost everything. King Coel: I'm more than happy to be of help, but what are you planning to do next? Lance: On the day of the rebellion, I wanted to die since I lost everything. However, Gereint made me realize that there are things I must do. I have decided to live and fight for the restoration of Almekia Kingdom. I am determined to return peace and order to the kingdom. Gereint: Prince Lance... Meleagant: That's a bold thing to say for a boy with nothing. Father, if we take him in, Zemeckis will attack us as well. We are giving him a reason to attack Padstow. I say we tell Prince Lance to leave! Gereint: It makes no difference whether we stay or not. Zemeckis will invade this country anyway. It's just a matter of time before he does. He won't stop until he gets everything he wants! King Coel: So, what do you have in mind? Gereint: I would like you to let Prince Lance borrow some of your soldiers. Meleagant: You must be kidding! Gereint: I know this is not an easy request, but do you realize that this continent is in chaos all because of Zemeckis? In order to restore the continent, we must defeat Zemeckis and rebuild the Almekia Kingdom. I strongly believe that Prince Lance is the only one who can do it. Meleagant: There is no way a little boy like Prince Lance would be able to do that.. King Coel: I don't agree with you, Meleagant. Now, let me ask you both something. What do you think is the most important qualification of a King? Meleagant: Authority. Authority enables us to make our soldiers follow the orders we give them. Lance: I believe the most important thing is trust. Without the trust of the people and the soldiers, a King cannot move the country accordingly. King Coel: ...Yes, indeed. I like the look in your eyes. I see a strong will flowing within you. I also see a kind and gentle heart within your soul. OK, listen everyone, and listen very well. From now on, we will fight for the continent under the leadership of Prince Lance. From now on, we are the New Almekia Kingdom! Gereint: I am grateful. Meleagant: Father, have you lost your mind? King Coel: The duty of the country is to protect its people with the King being the role model of the people. My son, you are unfortunately too self-centered and do not see this. Padstow was originally given to our ancestors from Almekia and now is a good time to return Prince Lance, I'm certain that you can restore the kingdom and start a new era. Lance: King Coel... King Coel: What's wrong? Was what you just said untrue? Or is it that you're scared? Lance: That's not it. I'm determined to restore Almekia and return peace and order to the land. I promise I'll meet up to your expectation. King Coel: I'm glad to hear you say that. OK, let's get ready for war. All the soldiers in this country are at your disposal. Prince Lance, I wish you good luck. ================================= The New Almekia/Caerleon Alliance ================================= Trigger: One month passes. Coel: Prince Lance, King Cai and Princess Merriot of Caerleon are here to see you. ------------- Audience Room ------------- Cai: It's good to see you again, Prince Lance. It has been a long time. Merriot: It is very nice to meet you, Prince Lance. I'm King Cai's sister, Merriot. Lance: It's nice to see you again, King Cai. It's nice to meet you, Princess Merriot. Cai: Prince Lance, you know very well that Caerleon has always been loyal to Almekia. And that has not changed even in this time of war. We are here to just let you know that. Lance: Thank you so much, Wise King. I'm so glad to hear that. Cai: Of course this war was ignited by Esgares, but the movement has spread throughout the land. Esgares is the main threat for the time being, but it's a matter of time before Norgard from the north and Iscalio from the southwest would begin their invasion. You should be aware of what they would do. Lance: Norgard... that's right. Esgares is not the only enemy we have. Thanks for your advice, we'll keep that in mind. Cai: Prince Lance, it was really nice to see you again. Lance: You too. Thank you for coming to see me. Cai: I'll fight the Empire in my own way. I wish you luck. Merriot: Prince Lance, please come and visit Caerleon when the war is over. We have great seafood and delicious fruits. Lance: Thank you. I'll look forward to it. Cai: We better get going. Again, good luck! Merriot: Prince Lance, promise me you'll take care of yourself. New Almekia and Caerleon have formed an alliance. ===================== Breaking the Alliance ===================== Trigger: Attack Caerleon. Cai: What?! Almekia invaded our country? King Lance must have gone insane. We do not wish to fight against Almekia, but since they attacked us, we have no choice but fight back. ================= New Almekia Falls ================= Gereint: Prince Lance, the last castle has been invaded! Lance: Father... I am sorry. I wasn't able to accomplish what I promised to you. Gereint: Prince Lance... Lance: But I believe we didn't fight in vain. Don't you agree, Gereint? Time goes on, but our will continues. Gereint, everybody, I'm so proud to have had your support in the battles. Thank you, everybody. Gereint: I'm sorry... =============== Halley's Return =============== Trigger: I think she visits once after you take a certain amount of castles. Brunette Lady Knight: Prince Lance, it's good to see you again. Lance: You! I'm so glad that you are all right. I have been worried about you. Brunette Lady Knight: I'm glad you're all right too, Prince Lance. Lance: Your name... What is your name? I didn't have the choice to ask you for your name when you saved my life. I had no way of finding you. Halley: My name is Halley. Some people call me "Shooting Star" Halley. Gereint: I knew you were someone famous. So you are the Shooting Star. Lance: Gereint, is she famous? Gereint: Yes, I heard that there is no Knight superior to her skills among the Knights who don't belong to any Lord. Lance: Is that so! I had no idea... Thank you again for the other day. If it had not been for you, I would not be standing here today. Halley: It's my pleasure to be of help. Lance: I'm not fighting for the reinstatement of Almekia as you know. Halley, will you help us out? Let's defeat Zemeckis and return peace to the continent. Halley: ...... Lance: Is there something wrong? Halley: I'm afraid I cannot work for you. I hope you understand. Lance: May I ask you why? Halley: I am traveling in search for a magician and therefore I can't stay in once place. Gereint: May I ask who the magician is? Halley: The magician who killed the man I love. The magician, Bulnoil. I will keep on going until I kill him! Lance: But you're a Knight... Isn't it the duty of a Knight to fight for the happiness of the people? What has to be done now by a Knight is the end the war as soon as possible and restore order on this continent. I have fought in the battles in belief that by restoring Almekia would be the shortest way to achieve this goal. Am I wrong? Halley: Prince... Gereint: Prince... you are right. However, Lady Halley is not wrong either. Lance: What do you mean, Gereint? I don't understand what you're saying. Gereint: Different people live different lives. The kind of life one chooses to live is nobody else's choice but their own. However, once one chooses a path, they must take the responsibility for the outcome. Lance: Choose yourself... take responsibility yourself? Halley: Yes. And this is the way I chose to live my life. I'm prepared to take the responsibility, but I can't let Bulnoil be out there. Lance: Lady Halley. Different ways for different people... I thought there was only one right way. I have never thought it that way. Gereint: Prince... Lance: Thank you, Gereint. There are so many things that I still need to learn. I'm sorry for being assertive, Halley. I wish you could join us, but I understand what you're saying. Good luck to you in search for the magician. In the meantime, I will have my people look into this matter and see if they get any information about him. Halley: Prince... Thank you for understanding. When I achieve my goal, I will come to you again. And if you still need my service then, I would be glad to work under you. Lance: OK. Then, I will be looking forward to it. ============ Halley Joins ============ One day, a woman visits Lance. Audience Room Halley: It has been a while since I last saw you. You look great! Actually, I have a favor to ask of you. That is the reason why I've returned. Lance: Halley! I'm so glad to see you again. Tell me what you want me to do. I will try my best to accommodate you. Halley: I would like to join you. Lance: Really!? Thank you Halley! I believed that you would come to me some day. So, does this mean you have defeated the magician? Halley: No. Lance: What? Halley: I've come to you to join in your troop to defeat Bulnoil. I've heard that he is happy with this war and is even encouraging it. Now that Almekia has become so powerful, I'm sure he will try to be involved. If I work for you, I'll have an opportunity to confront him. I know that this is selfish of me, but if you would still take me, I would be grateful. Lance: Lady Halley... Thank you for being honest with me. I am glad you told me. Halley: Thank you, King Lance. Lance: I understand that you have traveled all over the continent in search of the magician. I am prepared to do anything in order to obtain peace. Our goals are not so different from each other. That's the only thing that matters. I will do my best to achieve my goal, and you should do the same. Welcome aboard, Halley! Halley: King Lance, thank you very much. Halley has joined. ================== Halley's Departure ================== Trigger: Cador and Halley meet in battle? I'm not quite sure on this one. She does leave after a certain amount of time, I think. One day, Halley asks for King Lance to see her. She looks bothered. ------------- Audience Room ------------- Halley: King Lance. Lance: Halley, is something matter? You looked bothered. Halley: It's time for me to go. Lance: What?! Halley: I received information that Bulnoil is scheming something horrible. I must go! Lance: I see. OK, you may go. Gereint: King Lance! Lance: It's all right, Gereint. I know that we will lose a magnificent Knight and it's not in the best interest of Almekia. However, we knew that this was going to happen when she joined our troops. She said that she was going to leave when she gets a chance to fight Bulnoil. She made it clear. I have prepared for this day. Gereint: King Lance. Lance: Halley, thank you for everything you have done for us. I wish you good luck! Halley: Thank you. I wish you luck as well. Well, I should get going. Lance: Wait a second. One other thing. Halley: Yes? Lance: Don't worry, I'm not going to try to keep you from going. I just want you to know that you may come back anytime. Please come to see us again. Halley: Gladly. Lance: I think of everybody I fought alongside as family. I don't want to see you lose your life. Please take care of yourself! Halley: Yes, I promise. Halley departs for her journey. ================ Adilicia/Aphelia ================ Adilicia: Hi, Aphie. Are you fixing something again? Aphelia: Yes. Everyone brings things to me to be fixed and there is a pile of it. Adilicia: We all appreciate everything you do for us... Aphelia: I see you have something in your hand. What is it? Adilicia: The button came off and... Aphelia: You too, Adie!? Adilicia: Oh please, will you do it for me? Aphelia: Adie, you're a girl. You ought to know how to sew. Adilicia: Who said that sewing was a woman's job? Aphelia: Let me correct myself. Both men and women should learn how to sew. Here, try yourself. Adilicia: I wish you were a little more kind. Aphelia: I don't think it's a matter of kindness. I just don't want to spoil you. Do you know what real kindness is? Real kindness is to act for the benefit of others, in spite of your sacrifice. I'm sure King Lance would say the same thing. Adilicia: .... Aphelia: What's the matter? You're quiet all of a sudden. Adilicia: Aphie, there's something that has been bothering me. Aphelia: Is it about King Lance. Adilicia: Yes. I become worried when I see him being awfully nice to people. It's not uncommon to be betrayed by the people you trust. He doesn't know that he should be suspicious of people. Or rather, he's not afraid of being hurt. Sometimes he seems to be nice just to be able to survive the war. Aphelia: King Lance is going to be OK, because he's kind. Adilicia: What are you saying? Aphelia: Kind people are never lonely. There's always someone watching over them. Adie, what would you do if someone betrays King Lance and he's in danger? Adilicia: I'll risk my life to save him. Aphelia: I would do the same... So, he will be all right even if he betrayed by one or two because more people will protect him. Adilicia: You maybe right. Aphelia: Don't worry too much, Adie. Adilicia: Thank you Aphie. I feel much better now. I think I'll go home and go to bed. Good night, Aphie. You should go to bed too. Aphelia: I think I will. Good night... ! ! ! Wait a minute! What is thus? Oh, Adie... You left this button for me... How can I go to bed, naughty girl. ============= Lance/Carlota ============= Carlota: What's wrong, Prince Lance? You look troubled. Would you like to talk to me about it? Lance: It's nothing important. I just had an argument with Gereint. Carlota: You two had a fight? I guess you still have the mind of a boy even though you're the head of a country. Lance: If he has to complain so much, maybe he should be the Lord. Carlota: You shouldn't say things you don't mean. Lance: You're right, I'm sorry. Carlota: Well, I understand. You're younger than I am, yet you have the responsibility of a Lord. That's a big responsibility. Now, I'll teach you the guidelines for a Lord. Lance: .....? Carlota: Don't give up. Don't be discouraged. Don't be depressed. Isn't that simple? Lance: Is that it? Carlota: Basically, no one will follow you if you look depressed. You shouldn't worry about your mistakes. Everybody makes mistakes. The difference is whether you learn from your mistakes or not. Lance: Miss Carlota... Carlota: To be honest with you, I learned this from my master. I made a lot of mistakes when I was still an apprentice. every time I made a mistake, my master would scold me to a point which made me depressed. Then he would scold me not to be depressed. Lance: He must have been a very strict master. Carlota: He was, but I knew that he wouldn't be scolding me if he didn't care. If he didn't think I had the talent, he would not have been that strict. Lance: I think you're right. Carlota: So, don't be depressed. Everyone expects a lot from you. Lance: OK, I won't. Thank you, Carlota. Carlota: Good luck, Prince Lance! ================ Meleagant/Brusom ================ Inside castle __ (whichever castle Meleagant and Brusom are stationed in) Brusom: What are you doing here, Prince? It's getting cold. You shouldn't stay out too long. Meleagant: Oh, it's you, Brusom. Look at this... Brusom: Is something the matter? Meleagant: As far as your eyes reach, the land belongs to Lance. Maybe more than half the continent. Remember when he first came here asking for a refuge, he had no money. He certainly has worked his way up. Brusom? Brusom: Yes, sir? Meleagant: Do you think I can do the same thing he did? Brusom: ...Of course. If he can do it, you can do it as well. Meleagant: Don't lie to me. There is no way I can do the same thing he did. Do you know why? I never thought about anything outside of Padstow. How can I achieve something I have never thought of? That kid is something else... Brusom: Prince... ================== Glauze Recruitment ================== Trigger: Automatically after a few months. Coel: I haven't seen Glauze lately... Maybe I should go and pay him a visit. Trigger: Quest Coel after the first trigger. Coel is in front of a door. Coel: Is Officer Glauze in? Glauze: King Coel! Thank you for coming all the way here. Please come in. Coel: I haven't seen you in a while. I have been worried about you. Are you feeling all right? Glauze: I'm sorry to have worried you. I was not happy with the way how things were... Coel: You must be talking about Prince Lance. Glauze: Yes. Please forgive me, but I don't understand how you could have given this country to a young man like him. Coel: Glauze, I know how loyal you are. Glauze: .... Coel: Do you remember what happened to your father? He was trapped on my land, but he never stopped being loyal to his country. I was very impressed by that. That is why I accepted your family on my land. Loyalty is the most important virtue of a Knight. However, it's important to know who one should be loyal to. This is so one can avoid the biggest mistake of their life. Glauze: King Coel... Coel: I am getting old... And unfortunately, my son is not qualified to be King, even with his excellent swordsmanship. Glauze: And you think that boy... Prince Lance is qualified? Coel: I don't know yet... But if you saw his eyes, you would understand what I'm getting at. You would see the potential power he might have. Glauze: Potential power... Coel: Yes, it's about time for an old man like me to retire. Glauze: !!! Coel: Glauze, you know what is happening on the continent, right? Prince Lance is determined to fight for the restoration of this continent. You must act according to what you think is the right thing to do as a Knight. Glauze: I understand. I will place my trust in Prince Lance. I will extent my loyalty to him. Coel: OK, let's go. By the way, you don't need to address me as "King" anymore. Glausze (sp): Very well. Glauze has joined. ============ Lance/Glauze ============ Outside the castle Training Field Lance: Officer Glauze! Glauze: King Lance. Lance: Are you on your way back from training? Glauze: As a matter of fact, I am. Lance: I'm on my way back from training as well. If you don't mind, can we go back to the castle together? Glauze: Oh, it's my pleasure... but this is a strange twist of fate... Lance: What do you mean by that? Glauze: I have seen you before in Logres Castle from a distance. You were standing beside the King, wearing a gorgeous outfit. But now you're walking side by side with me, the son of the banished. Lance: I don't think it's strange. We are comrades fighting in the battles together. Glauze: Comrades? You and I...? Lance: Yes, you and I are comrades. Glauze: But, don't you miss the life in the palace? You're a descendant of the Almekia's Royal family. How can you live through all this chaos every day? Excuse me for saying this, but your sword and armor are in bad shape. It's covered with scratches. Lance: Oh, these scratches? It's all because I'm inexperienced with both the sword and magic. That is why I have decided to fight as many battles as I can to gain more experience. No one would trust me if I'm not willing to fight despite the fact that I'm inexperienced. That's how I got all these scratches on my sword and armor. Do they look that bad? Glauze: (King Lance has been fighting in the battles? Oh... that is why...) Lance: Is something wrong, Glauze? Glauze: No... nothing. (I've had a bitter feeling toward the Royal Family of Almekia since my father and I were banished. I can't deny that I became a soldier in this country to see how King Lance is, since he was pampered most of his life. But he is not as I had expected.) King Lance, I had you figured out wrong... Lance: What?! Glauze: I thought of you as a person who was not qualified. I'm ashamed of myself. Lance: I'm sorry, but I don't understand what you're talking about. Glauze: It's OK. Never mind. It's not important. By the way, w, will you take me with you on your next battle? Lance: Excuse me? Glauze: I would like to share those cuts with you. Lance: You what?! Glauze: Ha, ha, ha... Just promise that you'll take me, OK? When you take Lance and Glauze into battle together Glauze: King Lance, I don't protect you because you're the Lord. I protect you because I respect you as a person. I pledge my loyalty to you for the rest of my life and I will be your shield in battle. ================== Alsace Recruitment ================== Trigger: Automatically happens on 2/216 Gereint: Prince Lance, a boy named Alsace would like to see you. Lance: A boy? OK, I will meet with him. ------------- Audience Room ------------- Alsace: Thank you for meeting with me. My name is Alsace. Lance: It's nice to meet you, Alsace. I am Lance. Alsace: Wow, you're really young and you're the King? Lance: What?! Alsace: I would like to become a King like you someday. Do you think that's possible? Lance: Do I think..? Gereint: Ha, ha, ha! Alsace: ...that's what I thought... Gereint: Listen, Alsace. In order to become the King of a country, you must study hard and always try to improve yourself. You must do it for the people of the country and yourself as well. Isn't that right, King Lance? Lance: Yes... That's... right... Alsace: I understand. Then, I should train to become a King under King Lance starting today. Lance: What?! Alsace: There is something I should tell you. I'm protected by the mysterious power of the Runes. However, I think it would be better if I trained to become a Knight first. Is this OK with you? Gereint: What did you say?! Lance: OK. I will allow you to do so. However, not every Knight can become a King. To tell you the truth, I'm not a King yet. I will become a King when I defeat Esgares and restore Almekia. Alsace, the most important thing is to become a person who is qualified to be King, not just to become a King. Alsace: You're as clever as I had imagined. OK, I'll do my best to become someone who is qualified to be a King. Gereint: (Does he really understand?) Alsace has joined. ================== Loufal's Promotion ================== Trigger: Level Loufal to level 10, promote him to a Cavalier, then send him on a quest. Loufal: I have become a Cavalier and attained manhood. I should go and visit Mother in my hometown. Gee... How long has it been since I saw her last... ----------------- Loufal's hometown ----------------- Loufal: Why am I so nervous? This is the house I grew up in. There is nothing to be nervous about, just open the door, go inside, and report to Mother. That's all. OK, OK... Take a deep breath... OK, ready? Open the... Click! Loufal: Huh?! Mother: Is somebody there? Loufal: It's me, Mother. How are you? Mother: Loufal! You've come home to see me? You look great! Let me take a closer look at you. Oh... I am so proud of you! What are you standing there for? This is your house, come inside! Loufal: O...OK. Mother: I am so happy to see you, Loufal. Loufal: I'm glad I am finally able to show you that I became a Cavalier like Father. Thank you for everything you've done for me. Mother: Congratulations! You don't know how happy I am. To be honest with you, I didn't think you would be able to become a Cavalier. It's not that we didn't expect you to... But you were not a very patient child and we weren't sure if you would be fit for a Knight. We were just hoping that you would be happy no matter what you do. But you've made it! You've become a Cavalier. I can't express how happy I am. I hope you can stay with me for a while this time. Loufal: Unfortunately, I can't. I must get back soon. Mother: I understand. You must be busy. Oh, there is something I wanted to give you. Wait just a second. Loufal: Sure. Mother: Where did I put it... Oh, here it is! Loufal, this is a sword that belonged to your father. I want you to have it. Loufal: Really? This is a very nice sword. Mother: I wish your father was here to share the joy. Be a great soldier for your father too. Loufal: Yes, I will. Thank you, Mother. Loufal obtained "Mithril Sword" ============== Liguel's Quest ============== Trigger: Send Liguel on a quest. Liguel is back at the house where she was raised. Liguel: It has been a long time since I was here last. Hello, anybody here? Castor: Liguel? Is that you, Liguel? Liguel: Castor! I didn't know you would be here! Castor: I would never forget father's memorial day. Liguel: How about Miguel? Is he here too? Castor: I don't think he would come. Liguel: I hope he is okay. Castor: As the oldest son, he can be too honest sometimes. Do you remember the incident of the flower vase? He could have kept quiet about it, but instead he confessed that it was he who did it. Liguel: I remember father was very upset about it too. Castor: Oh yeah... Liguel: I think I will leave him a note. Castor: That's a good idea. A simple note shouldn't give him any problems. ............ ............ ............ Liguel: OK, I'm done. Should I just leave it on the table? Castor: Yes. He will see it there... By the way, you've lost some weight, haven't you? Is Almekia having a hard time? Liguel: Not really. I like Prince Lance a lot too. Castor: Why don't you come to the Esgares Empire? Everything is new there and if you perform well, you may become a general. Liguel: You are always thinking about how to get a promotion. Castor: Of course. Promotions allow you to live a better life! I'm sorry... I didn't mean to yell at you. I'm not angry. I'm just worried about you. Liguel: Yes, I know. Thank you. The two talk about the good old days for a while. Castor: Liguel, why don't you leave here first. Once we leave this house, we are enemies. I don't want to hurt you. Liguel: OK, I understand. Good-bye for now. Please take care. Castor: You take care of yourself, Liguel. Liguel: Once again, I wasn't able to tell him that I didn't care about the family name and I just wanted to live with him. =============== Fall of Esgares =============== Zemeckis: How is it possible that a boy like yourself could beat me! Lance: Zemeckis... This is the end of your reign of terror! Say hi to my father for me when you see him! Zemeckis: What a.. Lance: I have one last thing to ask. Why did you betray Almekia? Zemeckis: That's the only way I know how to live. Lance: What?! Zemeckis: Was there any other way for me when I'm falsely accused of treason? I'm a warrior and my life is a battlefield! Fighting was the only way to avoid this. Lance: Falsely accused!? Then why didn't you try to prove your innocence? Zemeckis: Well, I'm not fit for the spoiled palace life anyway. Lance: Did you say spoiled? Are you saying that the way my father was ruling the land was wrong? Zemeckis: I'm not saying that King Henguist was wrong or I'm right. I'm just saying that I chose this way of life, that's all... The winner should decide who is right and who is wrong. Lance: Zemeckis! When I restore Almekia, I'll turn it into a country where normal people can have a happy life. Zemeckis: Whatever... Gereint: Prince, there's something weird going on... What's that?! Bulnoil: Hua, hua, hua... So, you're Prince Lance. It's nice to meet you. Lance: Is he floating on air? Who are you? Bulnoil: I am Bulnoil. I am a man of endless desire. Since you're the successor of Almekia, I will not allow you to live. Take this! Bang! Lance: Ugh! Gereint: P..Prince! Lance: I... am OK, Gereint. Gereint: You bastard! Zemeckis: Wait! Gereint: Don't even try to take advantage of this situation! Zemeckis: Don't worry about him. Just take care of the boy. Gereint: What!? Bulnoil: I'm very disappointed with you, Zemeckis. Is that the best you could do? Zemeckis: This is my final battle and I will not let you ruin it! Take this!!! Bulnoil: Hua, hua, hua. You stupid idiot! There's no way that you can break my barrier! Zemeckis: Then, take this! Bulnoil: Hua, hua, you can keep trying but it won't... What?! No!!! Gyah!! Zemeckis: Don't underestimate me. I may be injured, but I still have some power left. Bulnoil: Wuu... you, insect. This means nothing to me.... Take this! Zemeckis: Gyaaaaahhh!!! Bulnoil: You cockroach, you made me waste my energy... Well, I've lost interest. I will leave you guys alone for now, But remember that I eat guys like you for breakfast! Gereint: Where did he go? He vanished? Lance: Zemeckis... Why did you do it? Zemeckis: I know that you still have things to accomplish. As for me, my war is over. I have nothing left to do. Dying on the battlefield is my final wish. Lance: Zemeckis, I remember that day... Zemeckis: That day..? Lance: The day you returned from Norgard while waving the Almekian flag in triumph. You looked great. You have always been my hero. I wanted to become a Knight like you. Zemeckis: What nonsense... You're old enough to be on your own. You don't need a hero anymore. You have become a great Knight yourself. Lance: Zemeckis.... Zemeckis: You have just defeated me. Now you're the target of the other countries. Lance: I will defeat them all! Zemeckis: The unification of the continent will occur only after defeating all the other countries. Lance: !!! Zemeckis: I hope you didn't think after Almekia is restored, everything will be fine. Keep in mind that fighting the battles mean either you obtain everything or you lose everything. Lance: Zemeckis! Zemeckis: So long, kid.... You have become a fine soldier. You can do it. You can unify the continent. Lance: Are you saying that I can unify the continent? ================== Lance's Coronation ================== Trigger: New Almekia takes Logres Castle and Esgares is defeated. ------------------------------- Almekia Kingdom Reinstatement celebration Site. ------------------------------- Emperor Zemeckis was defeated and Esgares Empire collapsed. Lance declares the reinstatement of the Almekia Kingdom. People are shouting for joy and the enthronement ceremony is about to begin. Coel: Ho, ho, ho... Can you hear the people cheering? We can even hear it from here. Prince Lance has become so popular. Gereint: Yes, indeed. If it had not been for you, we wouldn't have made it this far. Thank you again for all you've done for us. The late King must be happy to see this. Coel: You are a very good man. You have been so loyal to Prince Lance, Gereint. Look, that must be the crown for the King. Let's go and see them put the crown on his head. Gereint: Yes, let's go. Lance: Listen everybody. There is something I would like to tell you before I receive the crown. Coel: I didn't know that he was planning to make a speech. Gereint: Same here... Lance: As you all know, the one who started this war, Zemeckis, is finally gone. However, does that mean we achieved peace? The answer is no. The remaining countries are fighting with one another as I speak. At this very moment, people are spilling blood on this continent. I'll take the throne and become King of Almekia, but that doesn't change the fact that the war is still going on. Gereint: Prince..? Meleagant: So, what are you trying to say? You're not saying you don't want the crown, are you? Lance: Not at all. I will take the crown as evidence of my determination for the upcoming battles. I will promise to you that I will unify the continent of Forsena and make the world without wars. Meleagant: What?! Gereint: Prince! Coel: Unify the continent..? Lance: You may think my goals are too high. However, nothing is impossible. I will take one step at a time until I reach my goal. Someone has to do it, to put an end to the war. To do so, I need your help. Meleagant: You're insane! Coel: I think he is perfectly sane, Meleagunt. Meleagunt: Father! Coel: The legendary King who is said to have unified the continent once was merely an individual with hope. Anything you hope for cannot come true if you say it's impossible. However, Prince Lance seems to believe that anything is possible. He believes in himself and in us as well. Well, this is getting very interesting. I'm glad I have lived this long. Meleagant: Father, have you lost your mind as well? Gereint: Prince... I had no idea that you thought about all this. You have surpassed our expectations and became a man. You're certainly qualified to be King.... I am so happy. I can't wait for you to unify the continent. Coel: Prince Lance. Lance: Duke Coel... Coel: The higher you set your goal, the more worth while it gets. We will be happy to come along with you. Lance: Thank you... Thank you so much, everyone! Coel: Now, place the crown on your head! Lance: All right. Coel: Oh, you look great with that crown. I wish your father was here to share this moment. Now, listen everybody. I declare the enthronement of King Lance, the 15th King of Almekia. Please show your approval by cheering. The cheering of the people for the new King was so loud that it shook the land of Forsena. The cheering continued for a long time. Lance has become the King. ==================== New Almekia's Ending ==================== Gereint: King Lance, we did it! Lance: Yes, Gereint! We did it! The war is over. We can stop all the bloodshed on Forsena. Coel: Great job, King Lance. You have done well... Lance: Duke Coel... If it hadn't been for your help, I wouldn't have achieved any of this. I owe all of this success to everyone who helped me. Thank you everyone! Gereint: It's such an honor for me to have given my service to you, King Lance. you have grown to be a fine man.... Meleagant: Don't you have something more important to think about? What are you guys going to do about this devastated land? You've gained it, but now you must take care of it. Lance: You're right. There is a lot that we need to do and it is not easy. However, no matter how hard things are, it's better than the war. We don't have to hurt others or worry about being hurt by others. Just for that reason, I think it's a wonderful world. And we can make it even a better world from now on. Don't you think so? Meleagant: You're as optimistic as ever! Lance: Yes! That's because I believe in everyone. Meleagant: !!! Adilicia: Well, Meleagant... It looks like you have lost. Meleagant: Adilicia! Adilicia: I know you secretly admire him. Meleagant: Shut up! Adilicia: Ha, ha, ha,... You don't like to admit it, do you? Coel: Ho, ho, ho,... All right, everybody. Let's prepare for the party. It's time to celebrate the beginning of a new era. Lance: (Halley... I now understand what you were saying when you saved me. I promise that I will become strong and protect the people. There are a lot of things I would like to talk with you about. So please come back, I will be waiting for you.) =========== Real Ending =========== Trigger: Halley meets Cador in battle? In the twilight, Lady Halley is standing in front of a tombstone. Halley: Leland... I'm sorry I have not been here in a long time. Much has happened since I lost you, but I remember your smile clearly. You still live in my heart. I think my journey will end soon, because I have a feeling that I am very close to where Bulnoil is. This time, I will kill him. But there is one thing that has been bothering me. That Death Knight, Cador... When I was fighting him, there was something about him that reminded me of you. I know it's impossible... A person who was once nice and kind, become that cruel... You died while saving me from that evil magician. Leland... I'm going to borrow your sword... Please give me the power to defeat Cador if he ever tries to get in my way again. Halley: I finally found you! Well, this is the end of for you! Bulnoil: Welcome to Dolorousgard, Halley. You are lucky. You get to see the resurrection of Ouroboros, the snake of chaos. Halley: !!! Bulnoil: Everything is set. The Knights of the Runes have summoned monsters which weakened the power which sealed Ouroboros. That's right. The Mana you have been using are what the ancient Gods of the Runes used to seal Ouroboros. This is he reason why I had Cador talk to Zemeckis into a rebellion and to lead the land into destruction. The only thing left to do is to chant the incantation and the end of the world is around the corner! Halley: I won't let you do that! Even if it costs me my life! Bulnoil: Cador, why don't you take over this battle. I guess is what you would call "Destiny". Cador: Yes, sir. Halley: Cador... Cador: It's you again... Why do I get this headache whenever I see your face. What are you..? Halley: Don't you remember me? I'm your ex-fiance, Halley. Cador: What?! Halley: Do you see this? This is the sword that you gave me right before you died. Please remember... Leland... Cador: I... gave you... that sword..? Right... before I ... died? No way... Then... how am I alive now..? Halley: Leland! Cador: Is that you, Halley? Halley: Oh, you recognize me? Yes, it's me! Cador: I see... Bulnoil brought me back from the dead with a spell... It's ... disgusting! I didn't want you to see me like this, Halley. Halley: Leland, you must tell me how I can kill you, how I can make your soul rest forever. Cador: Halley... it's this mask. This mask is controlling me and gives me the immortal power. If you can break this mask... Nooooo! Halley: What's wrong!? Cador: The mask is trying to control me... Hurry, destroy the mask while I'm still able to resist. Halley: ..... Cador: If I let the mask control me, I know that I will kill you. Now is the only time! Do it! Halley: Leland... I'm sorry... I swear that I will never forget you. I love you, Leland! Whack!! Cador: That was...great...you have... become... a... great Knight... don't blame.... yourself... I... Leland, died... on that day... It was the... Death Knight that you just defeated. Halley: Leland... Cador: I'm glad I had the chance to see you again, even thought it ended in this way... I love you... I will always love you... Halley: Leland... Leland! Bulnoil: Well, well... Thank you for that touching moment. I enjoyed it very much. A woman that had to kill the man she loved... What performance, isn't it, Halley? Halley: Bulnoil!! I will kill you!! Bulnoil: You think you can defeat me? You must be joking... Noooooo!!!!! This can't be! The Death Knight's mask was broken... He lost the power in his arms and legs... However, using the last ounce of power he had, he managed to throw the Giant Axe at the magician. It may have been a miracle or it may have been that his will power went beyond the limit... Bulnoil: Noooo! This is not possible!!! Halley: Leland! Let me back you up! Yaaaahhhhhh!!! Slash! Slash! Slash! Bulnoil: Gyahhhhhh!!! Bulnoil: ...Chaos in this world... will go on... How... do you... explain this..? You guys... are... so...simple-minded. You think that disorder is wrong,... and you try to fix it... How silly of you... Chaos is the truth and the only way to rule in the world... It's such an easy thing to try to change the world and live in peace.... God has already left us... Now the people can do nothing, but steal from each other and hate each other. I have lived for 300 years and there is one thing I have realized. People never change. People live in pain and they hurt one another... I was going to put an end to all this... By destroying everything in the Hell we live in! But you stupid people interfered... Guahhhhhhhh! Halley: ...Even if this world is filled with hate, I will never give up. Because that is what it means to live... King Lance of Almekia has put down the disturbances of the war which involved the entire continent of Forsena. According to the history book "Brigandine", the land of Almekia enjoyed a long lasting peace after this. In this world, eternity is impossible to obtain no matter how much one longs for it. Beautiful flowers die with time. Peace, kindness, and happiness fade with time. However, it is only because of this, people will never forget the soldiers who fought bravely for that one moment of their lives with all they had. The legend will go down the history no matter how far in the past this incident occurred. As long as people care. +++++++++++ b. Caerleon +++++++++++ ===== Intro ===== Castle Linnuis Merriot: Hey Cai, wake up! Wake up. Cai!!!! Wake uuuuppppp!!! Cai: ...Wait..is it, Merriot? It's... still..early... Merriot: Cai, Mom used to say that the King should be the role model for the people. You're the last one to get up in this castle. You're the KING! Cai: It was not my choice to become King. Merriot: There you go again! Now is not the time to be joking! Do you know what has happened? Cai: Did something happen in Almekia? Merriot: Yes, but how did you know that it was in Almekia? We just heard the news a little while ago. Cai: I'll tell you about that later. Anyway, go get everyone. I need to talk to them. -------------- Castle Linnuis Meeting Room -------------- BeauArte: So, you were expecting this to happen? Cai: Yes. Almekia owes a lot to Zemeckis for its success. But as the saying goes, "the hunting dog with nothing left to hunt will hunt its master." With no enemies left, Almekia only had one fear... Zemeckis himself. It was only a matter of time before the King and Zemeckis got into a situation like this. Dinadan: You're not called the "Quiet-Wise King of Caerleon" for nothing. Merriot: I wonder how he manages to maintain that good reputation. It seems to me that he is always sleeping. He should be called "Sleeping King of Caerleon". Cai: Give me a break, Merriot. BeauArte: Well, what should we do next, your majesty? Cai: I'm sure Zemeckis will try to expand his Empire. He won't be satisfied with just Almekia. He received his status and fame through fighting. He will try to prove that he is the King by fighting. Dinadan: The path to total domination. Cai: Exactly. In the meantime, I heard that Prince Lance of Almekia made it through and was taken in by Padstow. Padstow will fight for the restoration of Almekia. BeauArte: King Coel of Padstow is loyal to the Almekia Royal Family. Cai: Vaynard, who became the King of Norgard, will not miss this opportunity. He has been waiting for the right time to strike back and this is the perfect chance for him. Dinadan: So, the war is going to involve the entire continent one way or another... Cai: That is what I'm saying. BeauArte: Really? Is Caerleon going to be all right? Merriot: Of course it's going to be all right! We have great soldiers like Dinadan, a Knight Master, and my brother. Dinadan: Well, as a Knight, how can I betray the expectations of a beautiful princess? Merriot: Did he just call me a beautiful princess? I'm delighted. Cai: OK, Merriot. As you all know, we border both the Esgares Empire led by Zemeckis and Iscalio, led by King Dryst. They will be eager to invade our country and we should be prepared. BeauArte: Your Majesty, we all agree with you. Let's all prepare for war! Cai: I'm afraid the war will go on until someone brings a new order to this continent. We must do our best to be that someone. (Zemeckis may be a strong fighter, but he lacks in strategy. It seems that there is someone else behind this rebellion. Someone who wants to bring chaos to the continent.) BeauArte: Did you call me, your majesty? Cai: Yes, BeauArte. I'm thinking about going to New Almekia. I would like you and Dinadan to stay here and take care of things. Dinadan: New Almekia? Are you going to confirm the alliance? Cai: Yes, I am. Look after things here while I'm gone. ============== Merriot/Cierra ============== One sunny afternoon... Merriot and Cierra went out into the town secretly. Merchant: We have a lot of good deals today! Merriot: Look at these cute decorations! Hey, Cierra, what do you think of this bracelet? Do you think my brother would like it? Cierra: Hmmmm... I think King Cai would like these earrings instead. Merriot: Earrings for my brother? I don't think so. Cierra: You don't think so? I guess only adults would understand. You're too young. Merriot: What did you say!? I know exactly what he likes and what he doesn't! I've been with him all my life. He'll never wear those earrings! Cierra: It's wrong to say that just because you're siblings! Merriot: No, it's right! It's my right to say anything I want! Oh, mister, I'll take this... Cierra: And I'll take these... Merchant: Thank you. Inside the castle Merriot: Hi, Cai! I got you this bracelet! Cierra: I brought you these earrings. I'm sure these would look better on you. Cai: What's going on? Is it my birthday today? Merriot: You like my bracelet better, right? Cierra: No, you like these earrings better, right? Merriot: Bracelet! Cierra: Earrings! Merriot: Which do you like better, Cai? Cai: Calm down, both of you. I appreciate this, but I can't accept either one. Merriot: What?! Cierra: Why?! Cai: Caerleon is not a wealthy country. Think of what the people would think if I was wearing jewelry? We must refrain from wasting money. Merriot: ...I'm sorry. Cierra: I'm ashamed of myself... Cai: Well, you've bought them and there is nothing you can do now. Why don't you exchange the items with each other? Cierra: If that is your wish... Merriot: OK... Cierra: I'm sorry, Princes... I was being childish. Merriot: I'm sorry too, Cierra. Merriot and Cierra exchange the jewelry. Cai: Those jewelry look great on you two. Merriot: Really? Cierra, let's go shopping again! Cierra: Sure, I'll be glad to. Cai: At least you two made up... ================== Millia Recruitment ================== Millia: Princess Merriot! Merriot: Millia, you're back! Millia: Yes, I'm back, Princess Merriot. Merriot: I told you not to call me Princess! Just call me Merriot. Millia: That's right, I'm sorry, Merriot. By the way, I heard about what Zemeckis did. Is it true that Almekia was overthrown? Merriot: Yes, it is true... Cai has been busy because of that. He hasn't spend any time with me lately. Millia: I see... Is Caerleon affected by this in any way? Merriot: We are in need of more soldiers... Millia: Do you think I can help you in any way? Merriot: What?! You!? Millia: I didn't tell you this, but I'm protected by the magical power of Rune. I kept it a secret because if I become a Rune Knight, then I would have to give up painting... Merriot: I didn't know... Is it OK for you to become a Knight now? Millia: I can't just sit around while you're fighting. I happen to know a few strong people who may be able to help... Merriot: Really!? That's great! Welcome to the team, Millia! Millia: Don't you have to talk to Cai about this first? Merriot: He won't say no to anything I want. Millia: You're some sister, aren't you? Millia has joined. ================== Eloute Recruitment ================== Millia is looking at her sketch book. Millia: I remember this... It was so beautiful... I wonder what happened to the man who was living in that shack... Eloute told me that he was protected by the power of the Rune, but he never applied to become a Knight. Maybe I should pay him a visit... Trigger: Quest Millia after the above scene. Millia visits a shack deep within the mountains of Norgard. Millia: Hi, Eloute! Eloute: Is that you, Millia!? It's been a long time! Millia: Yeah, it's been a year. I came to talk to you about applying for a job in which you can test yourself. Eloute: Are you serious? It's not like you. Millia: What are you talking about? I'm always serious. Eloute: I appreciate your concern, but I don't have strength to become a Knight. Millia: Oh, come on! You won't know until you try. Don't worry. I know you can become a great Knight, Eloute. Believe in yourself. Eloute: This is strange, but I feel like I can do it now. Do you know anyone who would want my service? Millia: As a matter of fact, I do. The King of Caerleon, Cai. You must have heard of him. Eloute: Yes, I have heard of him. But how is he in person? Millia: In person? Well, he's kind and generous... He doesn't look like a King at all. Eloute: He doesn't look like a King? Don't you think that's odd? Millia: I didn't mean it that way. What I meant was... Well, you'll know what I'm talking about when you meet him. I'll take you to meet him. Eloute: Ha, ha, ha... I know you're very good at judging people. I trust you. He must be someone you could trust. If he wants me to join, I'll be glad to be of service. Eloute has joined. ============= Millia/Eloute ============= Eloute: Are you painting, Millia? Millia: Yes. Eloute: It looks great. The colors look nice. Millia: Thank you. What's up? Eloute: You must really like to paint. Millia: Yes, I do. Do you want to try it out? Eloute: Me? I don't think so. Millia: Why not? You might be good at it? You'll never know until you try! Eloute: Well... yes... but... Millia: Painting is great. You can create your own world on canvas. Eloute: I see... But for now, I'm tied up with the real world. Millia: So you're saying you have no time to paint? The real world is not different from the world on canvas. Eloute: What do you mean? Millia: We can change the real world any way we want to. It's based on what you add or change, just like paint. If you had a new color on canvas, you could change the entire painting. Also, if you mix colors together, it would create something new. However, no matter how you think it's going to turn out, sometimes it changes into something unexpected. This is the way worlds are created, whether it's real or not... Eloute: ...... Millia: When I finish a painting and I'm satisfied with it, then I have no regrets. Eloute: That sounds like you. Millia: I don't want to have any regrets later in life. Eloute: Well, I have learned another lesson from you. Millia: I didn't mean it to lecture you... Eloute: If I spent the rest of my life in that shack, I would be in a world of regret. I wonder how I would be if I never left the mountain... Millia: Well, just don't go overboard. Eloute: You have given me a broader view of the world. Thank you very much. Millia: Don't thank me. Thank yourself. You've done that on your own. Eloute: But you're the one who gave me the courage. Millia: You're giving me too much credit. I'm only living my life the way I like. That's all. Eloute: That's not all. Millia: That's all. Eloute: You're amazing... Millia: What?! Eloute: Everyone likes you because you're so humble. Millia: Come on, you're embarrassing me. ================ Gush Recruitment ================ Eloute: Millia, I would like to accompany you when you visit Gush. Millia: You want to visit Gush? Eloute: I do not care for him. I just want to keep an eye on him. I don't think that it's a good idea to be alone with him. Millia: Ha, ha, ha... You don't trust Gush, huh? Well, I guess it's more fun to travel with someone than to travel alone. Trigger: Quest Millia and Eloute after the above scene. Millia and Eloute are on their way to meet a man in Caerleon. Millia: Good morning, Gush. Gush: Millia, it's been a while... I see Eloute decided to tag along. Eloute: ...What do you mean by "tag along"? Gush: So, what brings you two here? I know... You want to draw me again, right? Millia: If you become a Knight, I'll draw you as much as you want me to. Gush: What!? You know that I hate the Palace life... Millia: Is that a "no"? Fine! I'm not your friend anymore! Gush: Wait a minute... Millia: You should go out an explore more... You should know what's going on out there. Gush: Well... That's true, but... Eloute: Working for Caerleon shouldn't be that bad. It's not a country with strict rules and regulations. Also, if you become a Knight, Millia can draw you whenever you want her to. Gush: Hmmmm, you're right. Millia: Yes, he's right. Eloute: Yeah, I'm right! Millia: OK, now you're a Knight of Caerleon. Gush: As you wish. Gush has joined. =================== Lecarra Recruitment =================== Gush: I knew I would die of boredom working here. Millia: You're complaining already!? I thought you were better than that. Gush: I'm not complaining. I'm just saying that it's boring. Wait, I have an idea... Can I go with you on your next journey? Millia: Only if you get permission from King Cai. Eloute: Well, if Gush is going on a journey with you, you'll need a bodyguard again. Millia: I don't need two bodyguards. Eloute: No, I'm going as his supervisor. Millia: Oh, I see. In that case... Gush: Hey! Give me a break! Trigger: Quest Millia, Eloute, and Gush after seeing the above scene Gush: Where are we going this time? Millia: It's a secret. Eloute: Secret? You mean you're not going to tell us where we're going? Millia: That's right. Millia, Eloute, and Gush went to visit a woman in New Almekia. Millia: Lecarra, are you in? Lecarra: Who is it! It's too early!!! Millia: It's me, Millia. Lecarra: Oh, Millia! Gush: Wow!!! Eloute: Oh... My..! Millia: Uh... Lecarra, you should change into something more decent. The guys don't know what to do with themselves. Lecarra: Oh, excuse me. I just got out of bed. Eloute: Oh... N... no problem... Gush: S...Same here.. Millia: Come on, guys... Lecarra: So... Why did you come here? Do you want me to tell you your fortune? Millia: Maybe later. Today, we're here to ask if you would be willing to support the country of Caerleon. Lecarra: Are you guys serious? I don't know if I can be of much help. I'm lazy, you know. Millia: Don't worry... You'll never be bored around those people. Lecarra: Millia... You know... I feel my destiny is with you... This may actually be a good thing. OK, I'll help you. It seems like these guys could be a lot of fun! Gush: Great! Eloute: Yeah! Let's build a world with real peace! Millia: ..I'm not sure if it was a good idea to have brought you guys with me. Lecarra: Now I have a request... Would you draw a nude picture of me again? Gush & Eloute: Wow! N...nude?! Millia: You guys are so silly. Lecarra: They're so cute! Lecarra has joined. =========== Cai/Bilcock =========== Bilcock: King Cai, I would like to show you my new inventions. Cai: OK, I'll take a look at them. Bilcock: I would like to start with something which could be used for everyday life. This stick is used so that when you lean on it, you can sleep standing up. Cai: When and where should people use this? Bilcock: The guards of the castle. They can take a nap and their captain won't know, because they're standing up. Cai: ...And that's when the enemy should invade the castle, right? Bilcock: ...Well, let me show you the next item. These boots should come in handy on the battlefield. If you wear these, you can jump abnormally higher. Cai: It must be difficult to land if you jump that high. Bilcock: if you're too high, you'll definitely die... Cai: Oh... Bilcock: Are you ready for the next item? Cai: Sure... Bilcock: This next item is my great invention. It's a carriage that runs without horses. I call it a CAR! Cai: That's great! But... Is there any problems with it..? Bilcock: Problems? No, there are no problems. The only downfall is that it can only move as fast as a human. Cai: Oh... Well... That's not a big deal. It's a new way to travel... Bilcock: ...But When you put something on top of it, it will either slow down or stop due to weight. Cai: ......... Bilcock: So... What do you think..? Cai: It seems like Merriot now has a new toy maker. Bilcock: That's a great idea! I think I could make some good toys! Cai: ...... ============= Cai/Bilcock 2 ============= Bilcock: Your majesty! Cai: Hello, Bilcock. Do you have any new inventions to show me? Bilcock: As a matter of fact, I have come up with this truly great invention! I'm here today to show it to you. Cai: Let's see what you have... Bilcock: King Cai, I know you're suspicious as usual, but this time, it will work. My invention is called the Magic Knight! Cai: The Magic Knight? Bilcock: It's a mechanical Knight which moves on gears. There is no question that this will reinforce our army's strength. Let me show you how it works. Magic Knight: ......Psss... Bilcock: What?! Cai: It doesn't seem like it's working... Bilcock: No, wait! This is not suppose to happen. Move! Magic Knight: ......... Bilcock: Damn! Hey, I said, "MOVE!" Magic Knight: Vr...vr...vroooom! Bilcock: Look! It's moving... Your majesty, it's moving! Cai: Yes, I see that... But doesn't it looks strange..? Bilcock: Strange..? Magic Knight: Graaahhh!!! Boing! Whack! Bilcock: No! It's out of control! Cai: We must stop it! Bilcock: Yes... yaaa! Smash! Bilcock destroys the Magic Knight. Magic Knight: .....Pssssssss... Bilcock: Oh, no... My invention... Cai: I'm sorry, Bilcock. Maybe next time. Bilcock gained 1 STR for destroying the Magic Knight. ============= Cai/Merriot 1 ============= Cai: Merriot, that's a lot of rags. What are you cleaning? Merriot: Hi, Cai. What am I cleaning? Those are your dirty clothes. I gathered them from your room. They need to be washed. Cai: Oh, you're doing my laundry? Merriot: I can't stand seeing dirty clothes lying around like that. You've got to be more tidy or else no one would want to marry you! Cai: Oh, I wouldn't want that. Merriot: I've made up my mind. I'll live with you forever and take care of you. How can I leave you alone? You don't know how to take care of yourself! Cai: That's not a good idea... You should move out when you get married. Merriot: Well, do I have a choice? You should be glad that a pretty sister like myself is offering to stay with you. Cai: Well... but... BeauArte: Hmmmmmm.... Dinadan: What are you doing behind the pillar, BeauArte? BeauArte: Hello, Knight Master. I was just watching King Cai and Princess Merriot. They're very close... It is nice to see them get along. Dinadan: Huh? BeauArte: Well, I'd better get going... Hua, hua, hua... Dinadan: What was that about? ============= Cai/Merriot 2 ============= Merriot: ......... Cai: Is there something on my face? Merriot: Cai, you and I don't look alike, huh? Cai: Hmm... I've never paid attention to that. Merriot: We don't look alike, do we, Dinadan? Dinadan: You two are the Caerleon versions of "Beauty and the Beast". Actually, it's more like "Beauty and the Sloth". Merriot: You certainly have good taste in women, Dinadan. Dinadan: You think so..? Cai: Hey, I don't have time for this... Merriot: I was just trying to get you to take a break. Well... Maybe I should go now. I think I'll go see what Bilcock is up to. I'll see you later, Cai. Don't work too hard. Dinadan: The Princess is always full of energy. Cai: She is, isn't she? Merriot brightens up everyone's day. I wish we had a stronger army, so we wouldn't have to send her to battle. Dinadan: Are you worried about her? Cai: Yes, I am. We must put an end to this war as soon as possible. ============= Cai/Merriot 3 ============= -------------- Castle Linnuis Corridor -------------- BeauArte: Princess Merriot, what are you doing in a place like this? Merriot: Hi, BeauArte. I was just admiring the paintings. BeauArte: These are the portraits of the ancestors of the Caerleon Royal Family. Merriot: I know, but I found something that bothers me. See how there are two portraits of one person placed next to each other? One of them has babies in the arms of their mothers and the other painting has them when they're grown. I noticed that the baby picture of Cai is missing... BeauArte: ...Ah...Y...yes... That's true... Merriot: My baby picture is here... Isn't that strange? ............ I was actually thinking about my brother. BeauArte: About King Cai? Merriot: Lately, I have not been able to stop thinking about him. Thinking about things like what he's doing, where he's at, why he does the things he does... The weird thing is I don't know why... BeauArte: Princess... Merriot: Don't get me wrong. You know how he is... He doesn't know how to take care of himself... Maybe that's why I'm constantly thinking about him... Oh, never mind what I just said... BeauArte: ...Ah... Princess Merriot... There's something I must tell you. Merriot: Never mind... It's not your responsibility to counsel me. BeauArte: No, no... There is something... Merriot: Thank you, BeauArte. You're so kind. Well, I'd better go. See you later. BeauArte: ...Could it be that Princess Merriot is in love with the King..? Should I tell her the truth now, or... Sire... Your daughter has grown up to be a beautiful lady... ============= Cai/Merriot 4 ============= BeauArte: Your majesty... Princess... There is something I would like to tell you. Merriot: Hi, BeauArte. Cai: What is it, BeauArte? You look serious... BeauArte: I have a confession to make. I have kept a secret from you two for all these years. I would like to beg you for forgiveness. Cai: Secret? What secret? BeauArte: This was the last will of the late King. Dinadan: I'll wait outside. BeauArte: No, please... I would like you to hear this as ell... To make a long story short, King Cai and Princess Merriot are not really related. King Cai, you were adopted when you were a baby... Princess Merriot, you're the real descendant of the Royal Family. Merriot: What did you say?! BeauArte: The late King didn't have any luck having children... That's when he decided to adopt a child to maintain the Royal Family... He chose a child with great potential for magic... Who is now the King of Caerleon. Cai: Then Merriot was born... BeauArte: The late King loved you both very much. When I was alone with him on his deathbed, he told me that it would be in the best interest of Caerleon that the two of you got married and maintain the Royal Family... Merriot: Father... Cai: Is that what Father said? BeauArte: It was not really a will but it was his wish. Now that King Cai has made Caerleon a very strong country and it will become even more stable if you two get married. I personally think that would be best for all. Dinadan: I knew you were up to something. There was always something strange about the way you were behaving around them. But don't you think that's a little too much for them? They have been brother and sister all their lives and now you are telling them to get married? Cai: I... don't know how I should feel... Merriot: I don't either... BeauArte: Please forgive me, Princess Merriot. Merriot: I feel like I'm going to faint... Is it all right if I go back to my room? Cai: Dinadan, please take her to her room. Merriot: No, It's OK. I would rather be alone. Please excuse me... Cai: ...Merriot. Dinadan: I don't like this, BeauArte. They're not tools of the Royal Family. BeauArte: I have thought about this and decided it was time they knew the truth. =========== Cai/Dinadan =========== Cai: ......... Dinadan: You look distressed, your majesty. Cai: Oh, Dinadan. Dinadan: Have you made up your mind about what to do? Cai: If I had, I wouldn't be here being lost in my thoughts, right? Dinadan: Certainly. Cai: I'm not sure about a girl not being able to choose the way she wants to live her life because of her obligation to the country or to the family... Dinadan: I see... You feel distressed because you think your sister is going to be forced to marry you. A man who used to be her brother. And you feel sorry for her, right? Cai: Wouldn't you feel the same? Dinadan: Not at all... I don't think she thinks of it that way. I know she really likes you. Cai: Yes, as her brother. Dinadan: Hmmm... Well, what about you? How do you feel about her? Cai: What do you mean, Dinadan? She's my sister. Dinadan: She used to be... Cai: What do you want me to do about it? Anyway, I don't think she will be happy being with me. There's got to be someone else who is meant for her. Dinadan: I guess you don't like her that much, huh? Cai: That's not what I'm saying! I do like her... But I thought you were against this marriage... Dinadan: I believe that all women should be happy. I just want to see Princess Merriot be happy. Cai: What I must do as King is to end the war... That needs to be done in order for people to be happy. That is my responsibility... Dinadan: How can you talk about the happiness of a country, when you can't even make one person happy? Cai: Come on... Please don't pick on me... Alright, I guess I should talk to Merriot. ============= Cai/Merriot 5 ============= Cai: Hello, Merriot. Merriot: Cai... Cai: Can we talk..? Merriot: Sure... Cai: It looks like BeauArte wants us to get married. However, I don't want to sacrifice yourself for the country. I'm not attached to the throne. If someone else becomes King, that's fine by me. I'll be glad to help out. I just want my little sister to be happy. I want you to marry someone because you love him, not because you have to. Merriot: But what about Father's will? Doesn't that mean anything to you? I don't mind doing as Father wished. I'm used to taking care of you anyway. And... I... I mean, you don't seem to attract women. I would feel bad if my brother had to live the rest of his life single. Cai: Remember, I'm the Wise King... I'll think of a way to get any girl I wish... Don't worry about me or the country. Father must have wished for your happiness the most... Well, I'm late for the meeting. I have to go... Merriot: W...wait... I... Damn you!... ==================== Merriot's Kidnapping ==================== -------------- King Cai's Den -------------- Cai: Merriot is not here? I thought it was unusually quiet in the castle. Oh, that's right... She said she was going to go fox hunting today. Shast: Your majesty! Cai: What's the matter, Shast? You're out of breath. Shast: The Princess has been kidnapped! Cai: What?! Merriot's been kidnapped? Shast: She went out to the hunting field when Cador kidnapped her. Dinadan went after him, but I don't know what happened after that... Cai: Cador? Why did he kidnap my sister? Shast, I'm going! Shast: What?! ----------------------------- Hunting field near the castle ----------------------------- Merriot: Let go of me! Let go! You monster! Cador: Quiet! Behave! If you don't, I'll... Dinadan: Stop right there! Cador: Huh?! Merriot: Dinadan! Cador: Is that you, Knight Master? You've done well... I didn't know you were following us. Dinadan: Why are you doing this? Your country lost! Cador: It was a request of a certain country... Dinadan: Certain country!? You must be joking. Let our Princess go. Cador: Go ahead and attack, Knight Master. We're ready for you. Dinadan: How dare you use her as a shield, you coward! Cador: Tell your King that if he wants this girl back, Caerleon would not be active in battle for the next 6 months. Merriot: What are you doing, Dinadan? Kill him now! Dinadan: But.... Merriot: If I become a hostage, Caerleon will be stuck. I don't want to trouble Cai any longer. I hope you understand, Dinadan... Dinadan: Princess... Merriot: As the genuine successor of the Caerleon Royal Family, I'm ordering you to kill us both, Dinadan! Dinadan: Princess... I'll never be able to call myself a Knight after this. Please forgive me! Yaaaa!!!! Cai: You should pay more attention to who's behind you, Cador! Cador: What!? Ghuaaaaaa!!! That spell should not be this powerful... Is that you, Cai? Merriot: Cai! Dinadan: Now's my chance... Yaaaaahhhh!!! Cador: This is not the way I planned this... Oh, well... Merriot: Aaahhhh!!! Cai: Merriot!! Cador: Hua, hua, hua... Farewell! Cai: Merriot! Are you alright? Merriot: Cai... You came for me... Dinadan: Hmmmm.... The wound is turning black. Cador must have used a cursed weapon. Merriot: I wanted to give you a fox fur hat... That's why I went hunting... but I ended up causing more problems... I'm sorry. Cai: Don't worry, Merriot. Don't talk... Merriot: I'm... Sorry... Cai... Cai: Merriot!! Merriot!! Are you OK, Merriot!? What's happening to her? Dinadan: I have seen this before... It's not a mortal wound, but it puts the victim into a coma. The curse lasts for a long time, sometimes it lasts forever. Cai: Is he trying to threaten me? Why does she have to go through this? Dinadan: What country would do this? Cai: I have no idea... But I don't think it's just a country behind all this... Cai: Oh... Merriot... When are you going to wake up from your deep sleep? Remember how you used to always tease me about the way I sleep? Things are not the same without you... I have fought so many battles since and I may be able to end the war soon. I never thought that I would miss you this much... I'm the stupidest King of all. I realized how much you mean to me when I lost you... Please wake up... I need you... Merriot: Wr... Wrink... Cai: What?! Merriot: Wrinkles... Cai, your shirt is wrinkled. Cai: Merriot! Merriot: You're such a slob, Cai. What are you going to do without me? Cai: Merriot! You've come back! Thank God! Merriot: I had a dream... Father was telling me I shouldn't leave you since you're such a slob. Cai: Really? Merriot: Yes, that's why I'm back. I hope you don't mind... Cai: Do I mind?! I'm happy that you've come back to me. =============== Fall of Esgares =============== Zemeckis: King Cai... You're as good as I expected... You were able to stop me from conquering the continent. Cai: Zemeckis... There is one thing I don't understand... There must have been someone who talked you into starting this war... Who was it? Zemeckis: That's a stupid question. It was my own decision. I chose to rebel on my own. Cai: I don't believe it. Zemeckis: You're a man of great talent... You must understand the desire that led me to this. You must have the same desire... The desire to see what your limits are. Cai: No, I don't understand. There are many other things we can do instead of fighting. You have thrown away the happiness which people find in their everyday life. The important thing is to be peaceful while not submitting to others. Zemeckis: Then you're a hypocrite. Cai: I believe that being a hypocrite is better than being evil. Even if I'm a hypocrite, it's better than making people unhappy by being evil. Zemeckis: I don't care what you say. I have no regrets... I lived my life the way I wanted to... Merriot: Cai! There's someone floating in the air! Bulnoil: You look like crap, Zemeckis! I'm so disappointed with you... Was that the best you could do? Merriot: Hey! Who are you? Why don't you come down!? Bulnoil: I'm a being with an endless desire, Bulnoil... King Cai, you've come too far and I need you dead now! Zuboooom!!! Merriot: Aaahhhh!!! Cai: No!!! Merriot!!! Bulnoil: One shot wasn't enough, huh? OK... Zemeckis: This is my last battle. I won't let you ruin it. Take this!!! Bulnoil: Hua, hua, hua, you idiot. That will never break my barrier. Zemeckis: How about this! Bulnoil: You can keep on trying, but... What?! No!!! Zemeckis: Don't underestimate my power. I may be injured, but I still have some power left. Bulnoil: That was nothing, little man! Take this! Zemeckis: Gyaaaaaahhh!!! Bulnoil: You maggot, you made me waste my power... I'll leave you guys alone, now that I lost interest. Remember, little people like you are nothing to me. Merriot: W...where did he go? Cai: Is he gone..? Who was that? It seemed like his power was beyond the limits of mortals... Zemeckis: Wuuu.... Cai: Zemeckis... But, why did you even try to save me? Zemeckis: Well... You're the one who defeated me... What are you going to do now that you have defeated Esgares? Cai: The war is not over yet. I guess I must keep on fighting. Zemeckis: You guess? You're as indecisive as ever. You know what you want. You want the entire continent in your hands. There is only one way to achieve that, Cai... Cai: The entire continent... Zemeckis: You have the ability to do that. This war will never end, unless someone unifies the entire continent. It's not an easy task. If there is something you desire, you have to get it yourself. If what you desire is peace, fine, then realize your peace after getting Forsena... Ughhhh... Guhhhhh... Cai: Zemeckis! Zemeckis: ...Fight to live... Live to fight... That was my way of life... I have no regrets... You can do it... Good bye, Cai... Merriot: Zemeckis... He must have been a very lonely person.... Cai: Zemeckis! ======================= Mira/Millet Recruitment ======================= Mira: I'm Mira. I'm the older sister. Millet: I'm Millet, the younger sister. Cai: It's nice of you to come all the way to Caerleon. Mira: You must be King Cai. Cai: I know I don't look like a King... But yes, I am the King of Caerleon. Mira: Ha, ha, ha. I thought you were one of the servants... Millet (Covering Mira's mouth): Th... That's not true! You do look like a King. Cai: Being a King isn't really my style, and I know that. But it's my fate... Millet: You're a modest King. Mira: Hey! Why are you covering my mouth? Millet: Shhhh!!! Don't say anything, Mira! You always say irrelevant things! Cai: That's all right. Just because I'm a King doesn't make me any better than anybody else. I'm just an ordinary man inside. Mira: See? King Cai is saying the same thing. Millet: Yes, but... Cai: I must fulfill my duty as a King, or I won't get respect or support from the people. Millet: I understand what you're saying. We have suffered persecution for being twin sisters and our personalities were totally ignored. Cai: I see... People tend to judge what they hear over what they see. Mira: Your majesty, what about you? What did you think of us when you first saw us? Cai: I think it's more important to think of what you could be rather than to worry about what others think of you. Millet: I agree with you. Cai: There is one more thing. Mira: Yes? Cai: It would be a shame if two talented Knights like yourselves were to retire. Would you consider working for Caerleon? Mira: Re...Really? Millet: We will be glad to support you. Cai: Oh, that's great! Mira, Millet, thank you. Mira: My pleasure! Millet: We promise you that you won't be disappointed. Mira and Millet have joined the troop. ===================== Breaking The Alliance ===================== Lance: What?! Caerleon has invaded? I never thought King Cai was a man who broke his promises. Well, I have no choice but to fight back. ================= Caerleon's Defeat ================= Merriot: We have lost everything, haven't we? Cai: No. The only thing we have lost is the country of Caerleon. Caerleon is no longer there, but the people are still there. That's the important thing. Dinadan: I would like to beg your forgiveness for not being able to support you enough. Cai: It's not your fault, Dinadan. I guess it wasn't meant for me to unify the continent. Plus, we did our best and that's what counts. Dinadan: Your majesty, I'm thinking about going on a journey. I don't want to work for anybody else but you. How would you like to join me? Cai: That sounds like a good idea. I shouldn't think about dying just because I made a big mistake. Thank you, Dinadan. You have just made me realize what's important. I choose to live. Dinadan: That's great. That is the King of Caerleon that I know. Cai: Don't call me "King." I'm not a King anymore. Merriot: OK... So you're no longer a King..? Now I'm going to make you help me with the cleaning and the laundry. Cai: Oh, man... =========================== The fall of another country =========================== BeauArte: Your Majesty... ___ has defeated __. Cai: I know, I have been informed. BeauArte: You don't seem too concerned. Remember, the fate of Caerleon is in your hands. Please save this country. ================= Caerleon's Ending ================= Dinadan: I knew you would be here. Cai: Hello, Dinadan. Dinadan: What were you thinking about? Cai: I was thinking what it would mean to have more land in the country. Dinadan: Oh... Aren't you happy? Cai: There is a limit to what I can do. As the territory expands, there are more things I may overlook. Smaller territory was easier to control. Dinadan: That sounds like you. But you don't have to do everything by yourself. There are people like us who would be glad to help you. You should depend on others more. Cai: Thank you. You're right. I'll depend on more people. Dinadan... I have always wanted to ask you this... What do you fight for? Dinadan: That's a good question. Well... What do I fight for? I think I fight for myself. Cai: For yourself? Dinadan: I wake up feeling guilty the day after I play around, knowing there are people who are unhappy out there. But if I can make everyone happy, then I wouldn't have to feel guilty for having too much fun myself. Cai: That sounds like you. Dinadan: Thank you... Now I have a question for you. Cai: What is it? Dinadan: It's about Princess Merriot. Cai: ...Oh... That... Dinadan: You can't put it off any longer. Cai: I know... To tell you the truth, I have already made up my mind. As a matter of fact, I have visited the graves of my Father and Mother and told them what I decided. Dinadan: And what is your decision? Cai: I have decided that... BeauArte: Your majesty! I was looking all over for you! You must stop Princess Merriot! Cai: What?! What is Merriot up to now? BeauArte: There's no time to explain. Please come with me to the gate. In front of the gate Cai: What's going on Merriot? Why are you dressed like that? Merriot: I have decided to go on a journey. Cai: Journey? Merriot: I was going to leave without telling anyone, but BeauArte caught me. BeauArte: King Cai, please stop her. Millia: I tried to stop her from coming with us too, but she won't listen. Cai: Isn't this too sudden? Merriot: I didn't tell you before, but I had this in mind for a long time. I decided that when the war was over, I would go on a journey to see the world. Dinadan: It's a good thing for you to see the world with your own eyes. BeauArte: What if the Princess gets in an accident or something? What will happen to Caerleon? Merriot: Give me a break. You worry too much, BeauArte. Cai: Well... It looks like you have already made up your mind. I'll be waiting for you to return. Merriot: Thank you, Cai! BeauArte: Are you serious, King Cai? Cai: Merriot is not a little girl anymore. I can't stop her from doing what she has decided to do herself. Merriot: When I come back, I'll be smarter than you! Cai: I'll be looking forward to it. Dinadan: Things will not be the same without you, Princess. It's almost like the sun and the moon disappeared from the sky at the same time. Merriot. Oh... I'm so flattered. I'll miss hearing Dinadan's poetic lines. Cai: Millia, would you watch over her? Millia: Certainly. Eloute and Gush are going to be with us for a while. Please don't worry. There shouldn't be any danger since the war has ended. Cai: Merriot, don't cause them any trouble. Merriot: Don't worry... I'll be fine no matter what happens. Cai: Your over-confidence is what's bothering me. BeauArte: Princess, please take care... Merriot: I will... OK, it's time for me to go! Take care everyone! Cai: OK, take care. Merriot: Bye!!! Cai: ......... Dinadan: She's gone... Cai: Yes, she is... gone.... Dinadan: You were going to tell me your decision... Cai: Well, I want to keep it to myself for now. Dinadan: I wish you told me... But I understand... Cai: Well, let's get back to work. We must think of the future. There are things that we need to accomplish today! Dinadan: Peace has returned to the continent, the Princess has left... This must be a new chapter for Caerleon. Cai: Not really... It hasn't changed that much... However, it's the beginning of our life of peace! ++++++++++ c. Norgard ++++++++++ ===== Intro ===== Vaynard: Guinglain, did you hear about Zemeckis' revolt and the fall of Almekia? Guinglain: Yes, I heard that Zemeckis declared himself the Emperor and changed the name of the country to the Esgares Empire. Esgares, that is the name taken from the ancient ideal state. Vaynard: An ideal state... Well, it would be nice if this rebellion turns out to be the beginning of an ideal state. Zemeckis must be desperate to become the king of domination. Otherwise, he would have to executed as a traitor.. Guinglain: Well, the future of Zemeckis and his Empire depends on us. If we gave up our country to him without resisting, his ambition might come true. Vaynard: You must be joking. I have been avoiding a fight with Almekia, even by giving up some parts of Norgard. However, it was because I needed time for the restoration of Norgard. Now that we have been restored, we have no fear for the Esgares Empire. It's time for them to regret giving me a year for restoration. Guinglain: Shall we....? Vaynard: Yes, let's fight and put an end to the era of 6 countries and create and era with only one country! Guinglain: I agree with you. It's time we unified this continent. I'll do my best as the "Silver Knight." Vaynard: First of all, Jukes Castle. We gave up on that castle when we signed the treaty with Almekia. It looks like Esgares has obtained most of Almekia, but that castle is what we loaned to them. We should have it returned to us! Guinglain: They must not have a strong defense to the north of Lidney fortress. However... Vaynard: However what? Guinglain: It's obvious that Esgares is an unavoidable enemy. However, please remember that your sister is there. Vaynard: I know that. She was sent to Almekia as a hostage first, then became the wife of Zemeckis. If she has to choose Zemeckis over me, I have no choice but to fight her. That is my fate for being born in a time of war... My goal is the unification of the continent to put an end to the war. Guinglain: (Vaynard...) Vaynard: Let's go, Guinglain. Everyone is waiting. Flogeru Castle Round Table Room Vaynard: It has been a year since the late king Doremiditt died in the battle at Lidney. I have been avoiding battles due to the need for reconstruction of our country. However, things have changed now. Almekia fell into the hands of Zemeckis and he has created the Esgares Empire. The situation seems to be more and more chaotic. Therefore, I am determined to end this disorder and unify the continent. And in order to achieve my goal, I need the help of my great warriors. Palomides: You have my approval. If I can't be of any help at a time like this, I'm not qualified to be a knight. I'll follow you anywhere you go. Yvain: Our lord is a very prudent person and he wouldn't go anywhere with you, silly! Palomides: Whoops! Excuse me! Brangien: Thank you for making me wait for such a long time. I suppose it takes awhile for "White Wolf" to get his act together... Vaynard: Oh, Princess Brangien, you look as beautiful as usual. Brangien: If my father were still alive, Norgard would have conquered the entire continent a long time ago, without playing any cheap tricks. Vaynard: It's because of my incompetence. Brangien: Cut that out! I know you don't mean it. I had to give up the throne to you because I am a woman. I am cursed. Vaynard: So, I suppose I'm not getting your support in this battle... Brangien: When did I say I wouldn't fight!? I don't care who the king is. I'm a knight of Norgard, I have no second thoughts about fighting for my country. Yvain: It's such an encouragement to have you with us. You're known as the "Goddess of the White Night" for a reason. I promise that I will present the land of Forsena to you. Vaynard: All right. Let's start the battle of Norgard. Guinglain, Yvain, Palomides. You three are assigned to attack and take back Jukes Castle. Guinglain: Yes sir, right away. Vaynard: As for the others, get ready for the battles that lie ahead. Now it is time to show the real power of Norgard. =================== Nice Diplomacy, Ass =================== Guinglain: You have not changed your mind, your majesty? Vaynard: Not at all. I'm going to see the Queen of Leonia. I must tell them that the era of peace where they can live behind God is over. Guinglain: I don't see how making more enemies is beneficial. Vaynard: So you think that Leonia would rather fight us instead of forming an alliance? Guinglain: Leonia is a country that has always been an independent state. I don't think it would be easy for them to join us. Vaynard: You may be right. But I would like to know more about their Queen. Whether she is qualified to protect those she holds dear. Guinglain: Your Majesty. Vaynard: Who knows? They might turn out to be our worst enemy some day. It may not be a bad idea to get to know them now. Guinglain: Well, you must have thought this through. I have nothing more to say... Please take care of yourself. Vaynard: Okay. I'll be on my way. Leonia Castle Damas Vaynard: It is nice to meet you. I am Vaynard, the King of Norgard. Lyonesse: I am Lyonesse, the Queen of Leonia. Vaynard: I'll get right to the point. I would like you to choose who you are going to support. Is Leonia going to support Norgard or are you against Norgard? Kiloph: What!? You've got some nerve to say something like that. Asmit: Just as I thought... Lyonesse: King Vaynard, Leonia is a country which has governed itself even when Almekia was in power. I'm sorry, but we cannot support anyone. Vaynard: Very well then, I guess you're declaring a war against Norgard. Lyonesse: Wait... We do not wish to fight. I promise we will never attack Norgard, so please leave us alone. Vaynard: I told you to choose... Such an indecisive woman like your self is not qualified to rule a country. Leonia is now mine. Lyonesse: So... You really wish to fight? Vaynard: Well, if you don't want to become a part of us, we will take it by force. Lyonesse: You're being unreasonable! I guess we have no choice but to fight. We, the country of Leonia, declare war against Norgard. Remember that I will never forgive you for involving the people in Leonia in the war. Vaynard: Whatever. No one can say that they are not involved when the continent is in turmoil. Also, you were speaking with an intense voice when you could have controlled your frustration. Well, I'll see you on the battlefield. Ha, ha, ha... On the way back. Vaynard: Queen Lyonesse... How could she have chosen to fight? She is an oracle... I guess Leonia is not an easy enemy... =================== Morholt Recruitment =================== Morholt: I used to be a knight of Almekia. I would like to meet with your Lord. Vaynard: From Almekia? That's unusual. Let him come in! Audience Room Morholt: Thank you. My name is Morholt. I have lost my brother and homeland to Zemeckis. I have come to work for Norgard in order to defeat Zemeckis. Vaynard: Why did you come to me instead of going to Prince Lance. Morholt: Yes, it makes sense for me to go to Prince Lance.... However, we will not be able to defeat Zemeckis. Prince Lance is lacking one aspect... Vaynard: Really? What is it? Morholt: Prince Lance is not greedy enough. The world is hard to come by, even if one wants to acquire it. He may be able to defeat Zemeckis, but he will not be able to restore the chaos on the continent. You can conquer the world and restore order. Vaynard: You're right. Conquering the world is my long-term goal. Let me ask you one more thing. Didn't you think that there is chance that we may kill you? We, Norgard is an enemy of Almekia... Morholt: The war has brought on an era of confusion to the continent. I thought Norgard would want to hire a talented knight like me. Vaynard: You seem to be a logical man. Yes, you're right. We could use all the help we can get. OK, I'll allow you to join us. Morholt: It's an honor... Vaynard: Morholt, you are a smart man, but you should take a broad view of things. Forget about revenge. Otherwise, you'll lose track of the whole situation. Morholt: Yes, I'll keep that in mind. Morholt has joined. ==================== Luintail Recruitment ==================== Guinglain: Your majesty, Luintail is here to see you. Vaynard: Luintail?! That's interesting. Let him in. Audience Room Luintail: It's very nice to see you again, your majesty. Vaynard: It has been a long time, Luintail. You left this kingdom because you were not happy working for a young man like me...what do you want now? Luintail: I have come to congratulate your recent victory. I am sure the late king is happy. Vaynard: I know that you didn't come here to congratulate me. You must have come to see if I'm still qualified to be the king of Norgard or not. Luintail: Not at all!! Vaynard: OK, then tell me, what do you think of me? Luintail: You certainly are qualified to be king! Vaynard: Do you wish to work for me once again? Luintail: King Vaynard...I beg you for forgiveness. I have judged you for the wrong reasons. I'm willing to take the lowest position in your army if you are kind enough to let me work for you again. Vaynard: Don't you worry... I already have a seat ready for you. Luintail has joined. =============== Roadbull/Elaine =============== Roadbull: He is so stubborn for one so young... If he keeps on being that way, he will fail. I keep telling him that once it happens, it will be too late... Elaine: Father, did you have a dispute with King Vaynard? Roadbull: Yes, our young king always interferes with politics. King Doremiditt used trust us and let us handle the politics ourselves. Elaine: So, you don't like the fact that King Vaynard is involved in politics? Roadbull: It's not a matter of if I like it or not. Elaine: Well, that's the way it sounded. Roadbull: When it comes to politics, we know better. I wish he trusted us enough to let us do it our way... Elaine: I'm sure King Vaynard has his own ideas. It's not good for you to worry so much. Roadbull: I don't understand his ideas... That's why I am feeling uneasy. Elaine: You have aged, father. Roadbull: What?! Are you calling me old?! Elaine: You used to be more generous. You used to listen to many different opinions and incorporated many good ideas. You never complained so much. What happened to you? Roadbull: Don't be smart with me! You don't have a clue to what our dispute is about! Elaine: I think I do. He must have a great idea and that must be why you are jealous. Otherwise, you wouldn't be talking to me like this. Roadbull: Shut up! Elaine: No, I won't shut up! I'm saying this because I care about you. Roadbull: OK, that's enough. Get out of my sight! Elaine: Oh...OK... That's too bad... I was going to cook your favorite stew for dinner... Roadbull: Really? Elaine: Yes, but I guess I won't be seeing you anymore... Goodbye, father. Roadbull: What are you talking about? I didn't mean for you to leave this house. Elaine: It's OK. You don't need me anymore... Roadbull: I told you that's not what I meant.. Elaine: Sob... Roadbull: OK, you win. Please stop crying, Elaine. I'll talk to King Vaynard about what I didn't understand. Elaine: Really? Roadbull: You're right. It not like me to complain like that to you. We should have discussed the matter until we were both satisfied. I'm sorry, Elaine, for yelling at you. Elaine: That's OK. I'm glad you're going to talk to him. Roadbull: Finally, you've stopped crying... Will you still cook my favorite stew? Elaine: Sure! It's going to be extra special! Roadbull gained 2 INT points. Elaine has become a better cook! ================ Kirkmond/Zerafin ================ Kirkmond: Hello Zerafin. What are you doing here by yourself? Zerafin: Oh, it's you, Kirkmond. Kirkmond: You shouldn't drink alone... Would you mind if I joined you? Zerafin: Of course not. Please sit down. Kirkmond: Thank you. So, how are things going? Zerafin: Well... Kirkmond: You don't look so good. Is there something wrong? Zerafin: Not really. I just feel lonely. I feel like King Vaynard doesn't need me anymore. It hurts to think that it doesn't make any difference if I'm here or not... Kirkmond: That's pretty depressing. Zerafin: You must think I'm pitiful, huh? Kirkmond: Not at all... I completely understand how you feel. I'm in the same situation as you. However, I don't agree with you in that it makes no difference whether we're here or not. No matter how big a tree is, it still needs support from its roots. I think we are the roots. King Vaynard is a great Lord, but he can't fight battles alone. He needs us for support. Zerafin: And the tree will eventually die if it loses its roots, right? Kirkmond: Exactly. Our names may not be written in history, but so what? I would rather become an unknown hero than a notorious criminal. Zerafin: Here is a toast for King Vaynard! Kirkmond: Cheers. ================= Faticia/Guinglain ================= In the castle Faticia: Oh... What a beautiful sunset! It's so red, like a red rose. It's like the fire you set in my heart. It blooms only to see you. Guinglain: .... Faticia: My feelings will never reach you. Let in blend into the blue ocean. Guinglain: What is the name of that song? Faticia: Sir Guinglain! How long have you been standing there? Guinglain: I'm sorry, I didn't mean to startle you. You have such a beautiful voice and I didn't want to interrupt you. Faticia: I'm very sorry. Guinglain: Why are you apologizing? Faticia: It was indiscreet of me to be singing while I'm on stand-by. Guinglain: That's quite all right. You need to take a break sometimes, otherwise you'll get exhausted. Faticia: Yes, but I must show an example to the others. Guinglain: You don't have to worry about that. By the way, I wanted to give this to you. It's a special letter. Faticia: A special letter..? Guinglain: Will you accept it? Faticia: Yes, of course... (Guinglain wrote a letter to me? A special letter..? Does that mean... I can't be... But what if... Guinglain: You can read it now. Faticia: OK... (Oh... my heart...) Rip! Faticia: What is this? Guinglain: It's the Rules of Mana, which has been in my family for generations. Faticia: Rules of Mana? Guinglain: The war is getting more and more severe. I'm going to need more support from you as my assistant. I know you're not very good with Mana, so I thought this would come in handy for you. Faticia: ...... Guinglain: Is something wrong? Faticia: Nothing. Thank you for being thoughtful. I'll fight for the glory of Norgard. Guinglain: Thank you. I'm depending on you. Faticia: Yes, sir! Guinglain: ...By the way, it was nice to hear you sing. I haven't felt this relaxed in a long time. Thank you. Faticia: I'm embarrassed... Guinglain: Well, I'd better get going. I'll see you later. Faticia: ...... What was I thinking!? There is no way Guinglain would mix official matters with private matters. What was I thinking!? I don't know what's wrong with me today... I must pull myself together. Faticia read the Rules of Mana. 5 Mana points was added. =============== Yvain/Palomides =============== Meeting in progress in the Round Table Room. Vaynard: OK, that's it for today. Everyone dismissed. Yvain: Palomides, let's head back. Palomides: OK, but can I ask you one thing before we go? Yvain: Sure, what is it? Palomides: You know that plan King Vaynard was talking about? I didn't really understand it. Can you explain it to me? Yvain: This is starting to become a bad habit for you. You should pay more attention and ask questions during the meeting. See, Dillard does it too. Palomides: My pride won't let me. Yvain: Pride? You will lose more than pride if you don't know what you're suppose to do. Just ask if you don't understand. You know how King Vaynard hates those who worry about how they look rather than knowing what they should know, don't you? Palomides: Yes I do, but... Yvain: Well, if you do, then you should ask questions when you don't understand something. Don't worry! He wouldn't demote you just because you don't understand the plan. You're the bravest Knight in Norgard after all. Even though you're a little slow in the head... Palomides: Yvain, are you making fun of me? Yvain: Is that how it sounded? It was supposed to be a compliment. Anyway, you want me to explain the strategy to you? OK, this is the last time I'll do this for you. Come to my room later and bring that gourmet liquor. Palomides: What?! That's what I've been saving for a special occasion... OK, I'll bring it, but I think it's too much of a price for the explanation of the plan. You will have to give a sword lesson as well, OK? Yvain: That's fine with me. ================= Vaynard/Guinglain ================= Vaynard: Guinglain, about the reinforcements which was brought up in the meeting... Take a look at this. Guinglain: Let's see... Yes, I think this will be enough. Vaynard: How long will it take to get reinforcements? Guinglain: About a few days. Vaynard: A few days? You're well prepared, aren't you? You would have made a better King than I. Guinglain: Please don't say that... I never had an interest of becoming a King, even though I'm part of the Royal Family. I don't know what I'll do if I was a King... Vaynard: How about conquering the entire realm? Guinglain: It's not of my interest to conquer the world. I would rather help you in doing so, your majesty. I like my position as the advisor. After all, advisors are the leaders of the countries, as we can even make the Lords do things as we want. It's more interesting that way. Vaynard: Interesting? Do you think of me as a pawn on a chess board? Guinglain: Of course not. But if you were a piece on the chess board, you would be the most important piece. One that I would risk my life to protect. I'll do whatever I can to help you conquer the world. Vaynard: Guinglain... ============== Guinglain/Noie ============== Guinglain: Are you all right, Noie? You look pale. Noie: It's... It's nothing... I'm all right... Guinglain: Noie! You have a high fever! Noie: Oh... I didn't even know... Guinglain: You didn't know?!... Go home and rest in bed, right now! Noie: I will be OK. I can't afford to be sick. Guinglain: Noie... Noie: I know... I will be all right. ! (Cough, Cough) Guinglain: Noie... Oh no, it's blood! I must take you to the doctor. Noie: That's not necessary... I'm OK... Guinglain: What are you saying? Look at how much blood you have lost already. Noie: It's OK, I know... The doctors have already given up on me... Guinglain: Does King Vaynard know about this? Noie: No! You can't tell him about this! Guinglain: But... Noie: Please, I don't have much time left... I want to be useful to him. I know I'll be dead soon, but if there is anything I can do, I want to be of use while I'm alive. Guinglain: Noie... OK, I understand. I'll keep quiet. Noie: Thank you... Guinglain: But you should take care of yourself. Noie: Yes, I will. ============ Vaynard/Noie ============ Vaynard: What are you doing here? Noie: King Vaynard... I was looking down at the city. We can see far from here. Vaynard: We have a nice view here. Noie: I was looking back at my childhood. When you're a child, everyday is like a festival... The warm sun, the gentle wind, the exciting journeys... It was a lot of fun. Vaynard: It sure was. Noie: ...I'm sorry. I'm talking too much. Vaynard: Oh, you're not talking too much. It's rare that you talk about yourself. I'm interested in hearing more. Noie: Both my father and mother were the Palace musicians, so I liked music very much. I once played on the stage too... Well, small stage though. Vaynard: Was that you? I heard people talking about this girl who they thought was a genius. Noie: Yes, it was me, though I'm not a "genius". Vaynard: Will you sing for me? Noie: Well... I'm a little shy.. Vaynard: Do you still sing on the stage? Noie: Unfortunately, no... There is a lot going on in the world and people are not in the mood for music. But it's OK. I'm happy to do what I can for you. Vaynard: Thank you. That means so much to me. Well, we should head back. It isn't good for you to stay out in the cold. Noie: OK... Thank you for your concern. Vaynard: Someday... Maybe when I unify this continent, will you let me hear you sing? Noie: I would be honored, King Vaynard. ================ Brangien/Vaynard ================ Brangien: The throne of Norgard has been passed down to those who were the strongest. Chamberlain: That is correct. Brangien: However, since that man became the King, we have not done anything to show our power to the other countries. The honor and reputation of Norgard is going down the drain. Chamberlain: Perhaps. Brangien: If I had been born a man, I could have ruled this country the right way. Why don't you allow me to fight? You don't want to see me on the battlefield, do you? Chamberlain: That is not the case. Brangien: Then why? Don't you think I can fight? Chamberlain: Of course we do, but... Brangien: It doesn't matter what you think. I cannot let Vaynard go on like this any longer. I'm the daughter of King Doremiditt and I'll show him what I can do! Prepare for battle! Chamberlain: Princess! ---------------- |Vaynard's Castle| ---------------- Soldier: Your Majesty, it looks like Princess Brangien is on her way here with the troops. Vaynard: That tomboy..! In front of the castle Brangien: Where is the man who talks a lot, but never puts his sword in the actual battle? Vaynard, why don't you come out and challenge me? I hope you're not in hibernation. Vaynard: I accept your challenge! Brangien: There you are. I'm glad you didn't hide from me. Vaynard: You're just like your father. It's wrong to give an order to the troops for personal gain. King Doremiditt was stupid to be provoked by Almekia which caused him to die. Brangien: I will not tolerate you talking about my father that way. I hope you're ready for battle. Vaynard: Don't worry, I'm not going to kill you. I'm only going to give you a lesson. Brangien: Don't underestimate my power! Take this! Yaaaaaaah!!! Clank! Clang! Vaynard: Is that the best you can do? Brangien: What?! Then take this!!! Yaaaaaaahhhhh! Clank! Clang! Vaynard: Your father was far better than that. Brangien: Shut your mouth! Clink! Clang! Vaynard: I will show you how to use the sword. Take this! CLINK! CLANG! Brangien: Aaahhh!!! Vaynard: Pick up your sword. Brangien: Ou.... Vaynard: We're not done yet! Pick up your sword! Brangien: Kill me! I don't want to live after being humiliated... Vaynard: Pick up your sword. Brangien: Au...Ou... Vaynard: How many times do I have to tell you... Pick up your sword! Brangien: Why? Vaynard: Why? I told you that this was going to be a lesson. If this was a real battle, you would be dead. Brangien: ...... Vaynard: Get up, now! Brangien: I don't need your help. I can get up by myself. Vaynard: I'll have someone take you back to the castle. Brangien: I can go back by myself. Vaynard: This is it for today. I'm going back to the castle. Brangien: Wait! I would like to apologize for my rudeness. Vaynard: You would!? Brangien: But... The next time is going to be different. I will defeat you next time. Remember that! Vaynard: Whatever... Brangien returned to the castle Brangien gained 2 STR points =============== Fall of Esgares =============== Zemeckis: You... White Wolf of Norgard! I knew that if there was anyone who would stand in my way, that it would be you. Vaynard: Zemeckis, you started this war and brought chaos to the continent. Now you shall feel my wrath. Zemeckis: Ha, ha, ha... You make me laugh. I know that you are trying to conquer the entire continent. I also know that you took advantage of the war and started to invade other countries. How can you judge me? Vaynard: Say whatever you want. After all, the only thing you could do is rebel. On the other hand, we fight to achieve something. It was your destiny to lose one way or another. You're right about my desire to obtain Forsena, but it is only because I want a new world. You're the victim of the old world. The people in Almekia have tricked you into this. Don't worry about it any longer... I'll eliminate you from this world. Zemeckis: Well...you like to talk, don't you? Guinglain: Your majesty, we have found your sister and she is now under our protection. Vaynard: Thank God! Zemeckis: What?! You... Vaynard: What do you care? She has gone through so much because of you. But you have nothing to do with her anymore. Now you will die... Zemeckis: You know that's it's wrong to blame me for what happened to her. What did you do when King Doremiditt sent her to Almekia as a hostage? If you want to blame someone, blame yourself for not stopping it! Vaynard: What!? Zemeckis: I just took care of a hostage. Your sister was just one of the many women in the palace. Vaynard: You dirty... Guinglain: Your majesty, please restrain yourself. Everybody is here. Vaynard: Yes, I know... Bulnoil: Vaynard...I wasn't expecting you to defeat Zemeckis so quickly. Vaynard: What?! What on earth are you?! Bulnoil: I am a being with an endless desire, Bulnoil... Now that you have come this far, I must stop you! Take this! Zuboooom!!! Vaynard: Ahhh Guinglain: Your majesty!!! Bulnoil: One shot wasn't enough, huh? OK.... Zemeckis: Wait a minute. Bulnoil: What is it, Zemeckis? I'm very disappointed with you. Was this the best you could do? Zemeckis: This is my last battle. I won't let you ruin it. Take this!!! Bulnoil: Hua, hua, hua, you idiot! That will never break my barrier. Zemeckis: How about this! Bulnoil: You can keep on trying, but... What?! No!!! Zemeckis: Don't underestimate my power! I may be injured, but I still have some power left. Bulnoil: That was nothing, little man! Take this! Zemeckis: Gyaaaaaahhh! Bulnoil: You maggot, you made me waste my power... I'll leave you guys alone now that I lost interest. Remember, little people like you are nothing to me. Guinglain: Where did he go? Everybody, look around and be alert! You majesty, are you all right? Vaynard: I'm all right, but how about you, Guinglain, are you OK? Guinglain: Only a small scratch, no big deal. Who was he..? Zemeckis: Ou..... Vaynard: Zemeckis! Why did you do it? Zemeckis: After hearing you talk about how you want to create an ideal world, I have to let you live to achieve it, don't I? Otherwise, I wouldn't feel right. Remember, if you every give up, I will be laughing at you for being incompetent from Hell. So, you'd better keep your word. Vaynard: Zemeckis....I promise I'll conquer Forsena. Zemeckis: Good. Now I may have something to look forward to after I am dead. Well, farewell to you. I've enjoyed our attles...Good....bye... Es...me...ree.... Guinglain: I think I heard him call your sister's name. Vaynard: No... I don't think so. I didn't hear anything....Zemeckis... =============== Esmeree/Vaynard =============== Esmeree's Room Vaynard: Esmeree.... Are you feeling any better? Esmeree: Yes, I think so. Vaynard: We've gone through a lot in the past. But it doesn't change the fact that you're the only sister I've got. Even though we defeated Esgares. I don't want to have to treat you as a refugee. I would like to consider becoming a Knight for Norgard and if you do, I'll be able to free you. Esmeree: Thank you, but it's OK the way it is. I'm tired of fighting and I'm tired of being around people. I would like to live quietly by myself. I'll devote the rest of my life to praying for my husband, Zemeckis. Vaynard: Esmeree! Are you saying that you're renouncing the world? I'm not asking you to fight, but I would like you to be near me. Esmeree: I'm sorry, Vaynard. Vaynard: Esmeree... You must have really loved Zemeckis. Esmeree: No... It's not that. It was natural for me to become his wife, under the circumstances. Zemeckis was not very good at expressing his true feelings, but he had a pure heart. I never learned to love him, but I know that I'm the only one who understood him. If I forget about him, there would not be any proof that he was alive. Vaynard: ..... Esmeree: I don't regret the way I have lived my life, even though I had no control. You are different from me. You have the power to change the world. Vaynard, I want you to create a world where people's lives are not controlled by war. I know you can do it. Vaynard: Esmeree... ========================= Defeat of another country ========================= Guinglain: Your majesty, Iscalio has defeated Caerleon. Vaynard: We have no time to relax. We must not let those who only see what's in front of them get in our way of unifying the continent. Guinglain: I agree with you. Your majesty, there is a knight from Caerleon willing to work for you. Cierra: I must teach a lesson to those who believe only in power. I will fight until the day I die. Please let me fight for you. ===================== Bulnoil Confrontation ===================== Flogeru Temple Royal Cemetery Brangien: Father... I must go now. Please watch over me. Vaynard: It's commendable of you to visit your father's grave, Princess. Brangien: Vaynard! It's rare to see you by yourself. I guess you're no the coward I thought you were. I heard that your sister, the traitor, became a nun. You must have come to visit your mother's grave and complain about how lonely you are... Vaynard: I usually ignore your insults, but don't you dare call my sister a traitor! Brangien: What's wrong with calling a traitor a traitor? Do you want to fight? Vaynard: That's not what I'm... Bulnoil: It seems like a good idea. It would be nice if you two died fighting each other. Brangien: Who are you!? Vaynard: Bulnoil! Bulnoil: I have been waiting for you guards to leave. Vaynard, I can't allow you to expand any further. I need you to die right here. Kill them both, Cador. Cador: Yes, sir. Vaynard: Cador? Brangien: I thought Cador worked for Zemeckis? Why is he here? Bulnoil: Do it! Cador! Cador: Yaaaaaa!!! Crash! Vaynard: Mmmmm... Brangien: Oh, no! Vaynard: You certainly have power. You broke the tombstone with one blow. Brangien: How dare you destroy my father's tombstone! Vaynard: Wait, Brangien! Don't do anything rash! Brangien: What makes you think I would listen to you? Yaaaaaa!!! Cador: Did you do something? If you did, I didn't feel anything. Brangien: What strength! My arms are numb! But at least I cut his shoulder. Vaynard: Wait, look! His cut is disappearing! Brangien: What?! He's not immortal, is he? Cador: Yaaaa!!! Go to Hell!!! Clink! Clang! Clank!!! Vaynard: Ughhh! Brangien: Ohhh! Bulnoil: Hua, hua, hua. It's not that you guys are not strong. It's just that Cador's power is beyond humans. That's the real power of the Death Knight. Vaynard: The real power of the Death Knight? Brangien: Death Knight... Bulnoil: I was the one who killed King Doremiditt. He was not competent to fight through the war. I set everything up so that you would take the throne and become King. But now, I must kill you because you have become too strong. Things never go your way. Brangien: What?! You killed my father?! Bulnoil: I helped Zemeckis kill your father. Remember the battle in Lidney? When King Doremiditt and Zemeckis were in a single-handed fight, I stopped Doremiditt with magic. Brangien: That's a lie! I strongly believe that my father fought a fair, honorable fight and died gracefully. I don't believe a word you just said! Vaynard! Vaynard: What is it? Brangien: You know I don't acknowledge you, but you're the King of Norgard. If you die now, our country will be in disorder. Other countries will invade us. I won't allow that to happen. I want you to run while I take on this rat. There's no sense of us both dying... Go! I'll try to keep him as long as I can. Vaynard: That doesn't seem like a good idea. Brangien: What?! Vaynard: I don't think you can keep him occupied long enough. Also, how can I leave you here? You're one of my Knights after all... Regardless of how you treat me. Brangien: What are we going to do then? Vaynard: Shoot his eye while I get his attention. Even if he is immortal, this should give both of us enough time to run. Do you think you can do it? Brangien: Are you kidding? I've never missed a target. Vaynard: Get ready... Yaaaa!!!!! Clang! Cador: Silly fool! Do you think you can defeat me on your own? Vaynard: I'm not trying to defeat you. As a matter of fact... Frost!!! Cador: W...What!? Brangien: You've frozen yourself as well! Vaynard: Brangien! Now! Brangien: You don't need to tell me twice! Take this you monster! Cador: Gwah!!! Vaynard: Did you do it? Bulnoil: It's not as bad as it looks. Damn! It looks like your Knights are on their way here. This must be your lucky day, Vaynard. Cador, retreat for now. Cador: Yes master... Vaynard: I guess I was lucky this time. Brangien: You're too reckless. Vaynard: There are things that I must do. I can't die yet. Brangien: Your guards are here. I better go. Vaynard: Wait, I need to tell you something... Brangien: Yes? Vaynard: I saw the battle between King Doremiditt and Zemeckis. I thought it was strange that King Doremiditt stopped all of a sudden. It was a fight King Doremiditt should have won. Brangien: I'm glad to hear you say that. Vaynard: Bulnoil... What is it that he is after? He planned it so that I would become King? I don't like it. I don't like it when I'm being used. He will pay for it next time I see him. =========== Mira/Millet ========== Mira: I'm Mira. I'm the older sister. Millet: I'm Millet, the younger sister. Vaynard: Hello. Is there something you want to ask of me? Mira: Yes. We would like your permission to join your army. Millet: We are aware this is a big request coming from us, former members of the Empire. However, our only intention is to revive our family name. Vaynard: Isn't life ironic? The twins who used to belong to the Empire are now standing in front of me asking to work for me. Millet: Yes.... Ironic... Mira: Do you believe in the legend of the twins as well? Vaynard: Oh, I'm sorry. I didn't mean it that way. I just wanted to mention that you are excellent soldiers. Does the legend bother you? Mira: Not at all! We don't care. Vaynard: Don't you think that the legend is what made you the way you are? Millet: What!? Vaynard: Life is unfair and only those who fight it are truly champions. Whether you take advantage of it or let it ruin your life is up to you. Mira: So you mean... Vaynard: I think I know how to treat talented knights. I expect you to do well and prove to those who believe the silly legend that it isn't true. Millet: Thank you! You've taught us a valuable lesson. Mira: We are glad that you are a reasonable king. We pledge our loyalty to you, King Vaynard. Please let us fight under you. Vaynard: I'm glad such talented knights as you two are now part of my army. I will be looking forward to your good work. Mira: Yes sir! Millet: Yes sir! Mira and Millet have joined the troop. =============== Fall of Norgard =============== Guinglain: All our troops have been annihilated. Vaynard: I guess I didn't have the ability to unify the continent. I was not meant to rule Forsena to begin with. Guinglain: We had our ideals, so we gathered the necessary personnel. However, things didn't go the way we wanted. The heavens were against us. The Gods were against us. Vaynard: You may be right... Guinglain, drink... Guinglain: Huh? Vaynard: This is the last toast between us. This is for the enemies who defeated Norgard! Guinglain: All right. Vaynard: How could I have... Damn it! Guinglain: (Vaynard..?) Vaynard: Nothing.... I was just talking to myself. I shouldn't say anything since I'm the leader of the troop that fell. I guess it's time for the White Wolf to sleep. ============== Norgard Ending ============== Guinglain: Congratulations on your unification of the continent. Now you can finally take a vacation. Vaynard: Not really. We only accomplished one of our milestones... Guinglain: We must be cautious. Vaynard: Exactly. However, we deserve to have some kind of celebration. Please prepare for the ceremony with Roadbull. Guinglain: Certainly. On the day of Unification Ceremony Guinglain: Welcome back, your majesty. Vaynard: I'm sorry I wasn't able to keep my promise to Noie... I wish I had unified the continent a little earlier... Guinglain: There was nothing you could do. Nobody can fight fate, but you know that she died gracefully. Vaynard: I wish I had been able to hear her sing at least once. Guinglain: Your majesty, I'm afraid I must tell you something else. Vaynard: Is it Morholt? Guinglain: Yes... He has resigned. He thought that a man stuck with an old state of mind would be against the ideals of a new country. Vaynard: Is that so.. Well, I had a feeling this would happen. Guinglain: Shall we talk him out of it? Vaynard: That's not necessary. I know that once he sets his mind on something, he won't change his mind. Guinglain: He was a good man. Vaynard: When the world changes, people change as well. Things will never stay the same. You strive to obtain one thing at the risk of losing something else. I have lost so many important things in my life, but I got this continent in return. Since this is the beginning of a new era, I may lose even more. Guinglain: I swear that I'll always be loyal to you. Vaynard: I have never felt sympathy for those who I have defeated. I was confident that I was the one who could make a better world. Guinglain, do you think you can do it? Guinglain: I don't think anyone else can do it. Vaynard: I appreciate your confidence in me. I'll continue striving for it, regarding of what I lose in the process. Guinglain, are you ready? Let's tell the people that this is the beginning of a new era! Continent Unification Ceremony Yvain: Congratulations, your majesty! We're glad that we could be of service to you. Palomides: Your majesty! I have never been this happy in my life. I'm overwhelmed with joy! Brangien: I don't care what he achieved. I'll never acknowledge him! Yvain: Please forgive her, your majesty. Princess Brangien doesn't mean any of what she said. She is actually impressed with your achievements. She was just telling us that she thinks it was the right thing that you succeeded her father. Brangien: Yvain! You told me you wouldn't tell him! Vaynard: I'm so happy to hear that the Princess approves of me. Brangien: Shut up! I was never... Guinglain: King Vaynard, it's time for you to give a speech to the people. Vaynard: Alright. Guinglain: Listen everyone! King Vaynard is about to give his speech. Vaynard: To all the Knights of Norgard! Thanks to your support, I was able to accomplish my goal. I would like to be the first to thank you all. I followed the path I believed in, which led to what we have achieved. However, this is not where we stop. We will continue to fight to prove ourselves that we are alive. You are your greatest enemy. Now that the continent is unified, you must be curious to how I'll govern it. I would like each of you to understand why we live. You shouldn't let power influence your decision. I'm giving you a chance to test yourselves. You shouldn't depend on me all the time. That is the way I'm going to rule the land. If any of you oppose, challenge me! The war is over, but the fighting continues. May there be further advances on our land. This is the beginning of a new era! ++++++++++ d. Iscalio ++++++++++ Castle Caelsent Camden: Your majesty! Commander Zemeckis of Almekia started a rebellion and built the Esgares Empire. He himself is now the Emperor. Dryst: What, the Esgares Empire? What a joke! Zemeckis, that muscle brain. He sure makes me laugh. He killed his master and took over the country. Well, that's not too bad. Ulster: Your majesty! This is no laughing matter! The fall of Almekia means the collapse of an old order. It is possible that some ambitious person started the war. We should take precautions. Dryst: Use your brain! I'd rather start a war rather than worrying about being attacked by someone. Don't you see something as simple as this? Ulster: (That doesn't seem to make any sense...) Dryst: I'll show those second-rate Knights from the other countries what a high class Knight is made of! Camden: I agree with you, sir. This is the perfect opportunity for you to conquer the continent. Ulster: (What a brown nose!) But your majesty, we are covered on the east by Leonia, on the west by Caerleon, and on the north by Esgares. We can't fight those three countries at the same time. I suggest we form an alliance with one of them and fight with the others. Dryst: Are you saying I should beg another country to fight with us? No way. I don't need their help. I can defeat Esgares or whatever easily. Iria, you too should get ready. Iria: Yes, your majesty. Ulster: (Where does the future like for this country...?) ============================ Ulster/Iria/Bagdemagus/Dryst ============================ Castle Patio Ulster: We're in debt again this month... Half of it is due to King Dryst spending too much money on pleasure... It's such a headache... Iria: Ou..ch... Ulster: What happened!? What's with all the blood!? Are you going to be OK? What's in that big bag you're carrying? Iria: Where's King Dryst? Ulster: I think he's on the top floor... You need to get your wound treated first. Iria: No... Ulster: Wait! Top Floor Iria: Your majesty, I have returned. I have this... Dryst: Huh..? ...Oh! Iria! Ulster: (He's drinking during the day again..?) Bagdemagus: Wow! IS that the head of a cannibal bird? That's the biggest one I've ever seen! Dryst: Just leave it somewhere around there. Ulster, tell Hula to change the feathers of my hat, OK? Ulster: Hat..? Your majesty... You didn't send Iria to the Valley of Death just for feathers, did you? Dryst: That's right. Ulster: Excuse me? Dryst: I sent her to get the feathers. Ulster: What!? Your majesty, Iria is a very important Knight for our country. And you sent her to such a dangerous place only for feathers? Dryst: Ulster, are you questioning me? Who gave you the authority? Ulster: Ah...but... Dryst: You're wrong about Iria. She is not a Knight for the country of Iscalio. She is my Knight. My own Knight. I can do whatever I want with her. Isn't this right, Iria? Iria: Yes sir... Ulster: That's insane... She got away with some injuries, but she could have been killed. Dryst: Are you blind?! The blood on Iria is not hers. Ulster: Huh? Really?! Dryst: Iscalio does not have weaklings that can be killed by birds! If they die, so be it! Ulster: (What?!) Dryst: Get out of here! Looking at the weird hat you're wearing is making me sick! Bagdemagus: Hua, hua, hua! Weird looking hat, huh? It really looks weird... Ulster: Excuse me. Iria: ...Excuse me... Inside of the Castle Corridor Ulster: But... I don't understand what's on his mind. Why does he always give you those dangerous orders? Doesn't that bother you, Iria? Iria: Orders from our Lord are absolute. Ulster: Indeed... But what if you get killed? Iria: That's OK with me. Ulster: Officer Iria... ===================== Gallo/Ulster/Victoria ===================== Castle Patio Gallo: I have been wondering about something for a while... There's something different about Iria.... Ulster: What do you mean? Gallo: Don't you think Iria is abnormally strong for a woman? Victoria: I've noticed that too. I've been watching her. It's just a rumor, but did you notice that she only wears tight outfits. I heard that she's trying to hide an eerie birthmark. Gallo: Birthmark? That sounds mysterious. Victoria: We can never trust her because no one knows who she really is... Or where she came from. Gallo: What? Ulster: Several years ago, King Dryst found her wandering in the wild. That's when he brought her here. Victoria: She was no better than a stray dog when she was found... Now she follows him around everywhere. Who does she think she is! Ulster: I remember she lost her memory and was mumbling something all the time... Something like failure or disposal or... Ouch!!! Dryst: Are you having a good time talking, huh? You big mouth!? Ulster: Your majesty! Why did you hit me? Gallo: It's very nice to see you, your majesty. We were just talking about how generous you are to take in an unknown Knight. It's almost as if you were waiting for her to kill you at any time. Dryst: Ha, ha, ha... Are you talking about Iria? You're no different than Iria... You're just a traveling clown. Gallo: You have a point there... Dryst: You have to realize that I'm in a different level than you. I'm so strong that even if someone dares to attack me, I won't feel a thing. Gallo, do you want my head as well? Gallo: Please, your majesty, you're scaring me. Don't say such terrible things. I apologize for being nosy. If you don't mind the comments that others had made about her, then it's none of my concerns either... But I heard she lost her memory... How could she remember her name? Dryst: I gave her that name... Don't you think it's a nice name? Ulster: (He probably came up with any name...) Ouch!!! Dryst: Ulster... Come with me... I shall teach you a lesson... Ulster: What? I didn't say anything... (How did he know what I was thinking?!) Your majesty... What are you going to do to me... Gallo: I don't think I need to worry about getting bored in this country. ============= Lucia's Quest ============= Lucia is visiting a house in a small village in the mountains. There is a little boy lying on the bed... Boy: Lucy! You've come to see me, Lucy? Lucia: Yes. How are you? Boy: Are you going to tell me more stories today? How about a story of a Knight? Lucia: OK... Let's see... Oh, I know. I'll tell you about his majesty. Lucia tells him about the great achievements of Dryst. Boy: I wish I could walk so that I would be able to fight like his majesty. Lucia: ...... Boy: What's the matter? How come you stopped talking? Your face looks sad too... Lucia: Oh... It's nothing. I'm sorry. Boy: OK... If you say so. Lucia goes out of the room after telling the boy the story. The boy's father is waiting for her outside. Father: Thank you very much for your visit. I don't know how to express my appreciation. Lucia: Oh, don't worry about it, I come here because I want to. Oh, here is the money for his medical bills this month. Father: We are not related at all, but you have done so much for us. When my boy was injured and became unable to walk, we didn't know what to do. We have hope for him now, thanks to everything you've done for him. We just hope the one who shot him with the bow will be found soon. Lucia: Yes, indeed... Lucia stays in the village for the next several days before heading back home. ==================== Lucia's Quest Part 2 ==================== Lucia is back in the village in the deep mountain. Boy: Lucy. I have great news! Lucia: What is it? The boy slowly stands up and walks towards Lucia with firm steps. Lucia: My God! Boy: See! I can walk! I can walk now, Lucia! Lucia: Thank God! Boy: I didn't tell you, but I have been practicing. I know you looked sad because of my legs, because I wasn't able to walk. I practiced so that I could start walking again and I don't have to see you being sad anymore. Lucia: Oh... Boy: Please smile, Lucia! I'm well now. I can walk! Lucia: There is something I must tell you... It's about your injury... Boy: I know it was you. Lucia: What?! Boy: I have known it was you all this time. Lucia: You must hate me for what I did... I know it's too late, but if there is anything I can do, please... Boy: Don't say that. I don't hate you. If it wasn't for that incident, we wouldn't have become friends like this. Lucia: I'm sorry... I'm really sorry... Boy: Hey! Don't apologize anymore! I will practice more and when I grow up, I will become a Knight and fight alongside you. Lucia: Thank you. I'll look forward to it. Lucia has regained her ability. STR increased by 5 Points. INT increased by 5 Points. AGI increased by 5 Points. Rune Power increased by 20 Points. ============== Miguel's Quest ============== Miguel is back in the house where he was raised. Miguel: What am I doing here? I was never going to come back to this house... Didn't I break off the attachments to my family? I guess I couldn't help but see this house again. Miguel looks around the house for a while. Miguel: Everything is still the same... Is that a letter? It's addressed to me! Let's see... It's from Liguel! Miguel read the letter from Liguel. Liguel's letter: My dearest brother, Miguel... I'm writing this letter to you because I know you will come back to this house. How are you? I'm worried about you because sometimes you push yourself too hard. Today is our father's memorial day and that's why I'm here. I was never going to come back to this house, but I came anyway. And guess what? Castor is here too. He too had to come back to this house. We talked about the good old days for a long time and wished you had been here with us. There are a lot of things I want to write and tell you about, but I guess I should save some for next time. I hope everything is going well with you and please take care of yourself. Liguel. Miguel: Liguel... Castor... My beloved family... I'm glad I didn't seem them because I don't know if I would have been able to control my feelings... I'd better go back to my Lord. ========== Teath/Hula ========== Teath: Hula! This is for you. Hula: What is it? Teath: It's not that great, but... Isn't today your birthday? Here is your present. It's a little necklace made of seashells. Hula: Thank you very much. Teath: Oh... You don't like it? I thought it would be a nice present... Hula: I do like it! Teath: R...Really? G...Great! Hula: But why are you giving me a present? Teath: Why? Well... Because... Oh yeah, it's your birthday, right? It's an important day of your life, isn't it? That's why... Hula: Important day... Teath: Uh-huh, isn't it? Hula: I guess... I don't know if I really was born on this day. All I know is that when I Was twelve, I was brought here from the orphanage. I had no idea that I was protected by the power of the Rune. That is when I started working for King Dryst. Teath: ... I didn't know... Hula: King Dryst gave me a sword on that day... The sword was so heavy and cold. I remember were shivering and trembling from the cold. Teath: ............ Hula: I was about to cry when King Dryst looked at me and said, "You have earned your freedom to decide whether to live or die on your own. You have to protect yourself from now on." Teath: Is that what King Dryst said? That sounds very mean... Hula: Actually, it was quite inspiring. As a matter of fact, King Dryst has protected me ever since. Teath: You're kidding! King Dryst? Hula: What do you mean? Teath: I guess you're right... King Dryst is kind. Hula: Yes, he's very kind. Teath: (What? I don't get it... How could she think King Dryst is kind?) Hula: I'm fighting for King Dryst. Teath: Oh... I see... Hula: How about you, Teath? What are you fighting for? Teath: What am I fighting for... Hmmmmm... (I'm fighting for Hula... Should I tell her? Yeah, tell her...) Hula: What's the matter, Teath? Teath: Well... Hula: Well? Teath: Well... I'm fighting for... Hula: Oh! I almost forgot! I have to go see King Dryst. Teath: Now? Hula: I'm almost late. Thank you for the present and for listening to me. Hula runs away. Teath: Well... I guess I'll have to wait until next time to tell her what I'm fighting for. ============================ Bagdemagus/Camden/Dryst/Iria ============================ Badgemagus: Hey brown nose, don't you think today is a great day? Camden: You're right... It's a sunny day today. But would you stop tapping my head everytime you say something? Bagdemagus: Ha, ha, ha... It's just a habit, don't you worry!! Camden: (Geez... You bastard!) Oh, is that King Dryst and Iria? Royal Cemetery Camden: This is a very nice grave, your majesty. Dryst: Oh, you guys are here. Camden: This grave stone seems special. It must be the grave or someone very special. Dryst: Something like that. By the way, do you guys like dogs? Iria: ...... Camden: I'm not very good with dogs... Badgemagus: I like them a lot, especially when they're pan-fried. Camden: What?! Bagdemagus: What!? Why are you looking at me like that? Camden: I don't understand where this conversation is leading to... Dryst: This is a grave of a dog. Camden: Huh? This giant grave belongs to a dog? Dryst: It was a dog I used to have when I was a child. He was the best... He followed me everywhere. I had an armor made for him which looked like mine. I loved him so much. When he died, I was going to have the Knights kill themselves. Camden: (Holy...) Really..? Dryst: Well, dogs can't live forever... But I wanted his grave to be better than any of the other graves. Iria: ...Name... Camden: Huh? What did you say, Iria? Iria: There is no name on the grave. Bagdemagus: Let's see... You're right... There is no name. Your majesty, what was the name of your dog? Dryst: What? The name..? Why do you want to know? You don't have to know... Bagdemagus & Camden: Huh? (He must have forgotten the name.) Iria: ......... ========================= Defeat of another Country ========================= Ulster: Your Majesty! This news just came in. __ has defeated __. It doesn't seem like a good idea for us to fight alone against all the other countries. Dryst: What..? Did you say something..? I don't care who defeats who. Everything will be mine eventually! Ulster: (Someone please stop his madness...) Camden: Your majesty, there is a Knight who would like to work for us. =============== Fall of Esgares =============== Zemeckis: Mad Monarch Dryst... Who would have thought that I would be defeated by you. Dryst: What are you talking about? I'm stronger than all of you! Also, I wanted to thank you for starting the war. Things have never been so fun! Zemeckis: Fun? Dryst: Don't you think so? People expose their true feelings when they fight with one another. This is my idea of fun. Zemeckis: You may be right. Now that I think about it, I never fought this hard until I started all this. I have been enjoying every minute of it. Dryst: See? Life should be fun! Don't you agree? Zemeckis: Dryst... You're an interesting man. Dryst: Why don't you just admit that I'm the greatest?! I'll build a new Empire and fill it with statues of myself! Zemeckis: You won... Do whatever you wish... Do whatever you like. You're the winner. I have no regrets... Dryst: I can't believe you're saying this?! I thought you were different from the others... What!? Bang! Zemeckis: Gyaaaahhh! Dryst: What?! Bulnoil: You were able to avoid my attack... Impressive... Most impressive... Dryst: Trying to attack me from behind? You're my kind of scum. Who the hell are you? Bulnoil: I'm a being with an endless desire, Bulnoil... I don't like you Dryst. For that you shall die! Dryst: Oh Yeah? Iria, kill this pond scum! Iria: ...Yes sir... Bulnoil: Hua, hua, hua, you idiot. That will never break my barrier. Zemeckis: How about this! Bulnoil: You're still alive, Zemeckis? I'm very disappointed with you. Was this the best you could do? Zemeckis: This is my last battle. I won't let you ruin it. Bulnoil: That was nothing, little man! Take this! Zemeckis: Gyaaaahhh!!! Bulnoil: You piece of... No one gets in my way..! Celena? Is that you, Celena? I thought you would be dead by now... You've been working for this loser? This is interesting. I don't have to rush things now. So long, Mad Tyrant! Dryst: He disappeared... Iria, do you know him? Iria: ...No... Dryst: No..? That bastard just came here and talked to himself and left..? How is Zemeckis doing? Iria: ...He's dead. Dryst: Iria, bury that pile of dead meat. Iria: ...OK... Dryst: What a way to go, huh? I wanted to have a drink with you to see who can drink more... I guess I'll have to wait until we meet again... Good-bye. ========== Crazy Iria ========== Camden: Your majesty! There's something wrong with Iria!!! Dryst: What?! Camden: Someone sent her a crystal necklace and she started to act weird soon after! Here she comes! Iria: Ha... Ha... Y... Your Majesty! Dryst: What's wrong, Iria? Bulnoil: Hua, hua, hua... It's nice to see you again, Dryst. Camden: Aagghh!!! There's a face in the crystal! Dryst: Oh... Bulnoil, wasn't it? What do you want from me? Bulnoil: I came to thank you for taking care of Celena. Camden: Celena? Bulnoil: I experimented with magic to create an immortal soldier. Celena, or in this case, Iria, was a failure. I was able to make her powerful, but not an immortal. She also lost all her memories, feelings, and emotions. That's why I discarded her. I had no idea that you picked her up. Iria: Argghh.... Bulnoil: However, there is something I did before getting rid of her... Celena, show him the demonic writings embedded on your flesh. Iria: Wuuuu... Ahh.... Camden: She's tearing her clothes off! Look, there's writing all over her body! What the..! The writings are glowing! Dryst: What the... Bulnoil: Those who have the writings embedded in their flesh must obey me! Dryst, you expanded your little colony a little too fast. Celena, bring me his head. Iria: N...No..! Bulnoil: You know that if you refuse my order, the blood in your body heats up and you'll suffer a painful death. Iria: Hee...Ahhh... Bulnoil: Hua, hua, hua... Isn't this ironic? You rescued the person who is going to kill you! Now kill him, Celena! Dryst: Shut up old man! Don't call her Celena! Bulnoil: What?! Dryst: Iria, do you remember the grave of my dog? Iria: Your dog... Yes... Dryst: Iria was the name of my dog. Iria: Your..... important..... name....? Dryst: Iria! Your name is Iria! Iria: ...Yes... Dryst: I'm the only one who can give you orders! Iria: ...Yes... Dryst: No one who works for me should have to humiliate themselves! Iria: .....! Bulnoil: What are you talking about? Celena, you used to be a miserable little girl who worked at a dirty bar. Remember how they abused you? Your father sold you for a silver coin. He even knew I was going to use you for my experiment! You should be thankful that you can be of some use to someone. Now kill him! Celena, kill Dryst! Iria: N...no... M...my... name... is... I... Ir... Iria. Bulnoil: What?! Camden: She's channeling all her power to her palm! What is she going to do? Iria: It was King Dryst who gave me this name and my place in this country. I can never do such a thing. I would rather... The only person who can give me an order is King Dryst! Camden: W... what is she doing? My Lord! She's burning her own body! She is trying to burn off the writings on her body! Bulnoil: What the... Iria: Wuuaaaaaa! Dryst: Hmmmmm... Bulnoil: W...what... The writings are burning.... Iria: Y.... your majesty, please give me an order. Dryst: See... I knew you would be able to do it... Now, break that crystal. Iria: Yes sir. Clang! Iria: Ha, ha... Camden: She did it! Iria's loyalty to proved to be true. I'm so moved! Who was that Bulnoil person... Ouch!!! Dryst: Unless you don't want to be hit again, you better get Ulster and Hula. Iria could use all the healing magic we can give her. Camden: Yes sir... Iria: Your majesty... Dryst: That bastard!! No one messes with me and gets away with it! The next time I see him, I'll make him eat my first! Right, Iria? Iria: ...Your majesty... ============= Victoria/Iria ============= Iria's private room Victoria: Excuse me... Iria, are you in? Iria: ...Victoria... Victoria: Un... I brought you something... My mother sent this to me and I thought you might like some... Iria: ...Cake..? Victoria: It's a muffin with nuts and dried fruits. It's my mother's specialty. Iria: ...Thank you. Victoria: Why don't I make some tea? Muffin tastes better with tea. Iria: ...... Victoria: Here, please try some. Iria: ...Thank you... Victoria: Well... What do you think? Iria: ..Good... Victoria: Really? That's good! You never show any emotion, so I can't tell if... ...I'm sorry, I didn't mean to.. Iria: ...... Victoria: I'm sorry. I heard about what happened.. It must have been hard. Iria: ...Yes... Victoria: Sniff... They sold you... They did terrible things to you... I'm sorry I was always mean to you... Sniff... Please forgive me... Sniff... Iria: ...Envy... Victoria: Sniff... Huh? Iria: Face... ...expression... So lively... I... I have no feelings... I want to... ...feel like you do... Victoria: (sob) It's sad that you can't cry when you want to.... That's a torture... (sob) Iria: Don't... understand... Victoria: What? Iria: ...Why are you... crying..? Victoria: Because... I feel sorry for you... I feel bad when I think about what you went through... I can't stop crying. Iria: ...You... cry... for... me..? Victoria: Yes... Oh, Iria! Look at you! Iria: ...What is... this..? Victoria: You see!? You just shed a tear! It's only one... But it's a teardrop! Iria: ...Tear..? Victoria: Yes! That's a real tear drop! You didn't lose your feelings! Iria, this is great! Sniff, sniff... Iria: I didn't know... ...I could cry. I... thought I lost all my feelings... Victoria... Thank you... =========== Mira/Millet =========== Mira: I'm Mira. I'm the older sister. Millet: I'm Millet, the younger sister. Dryst: What do you two losers want, huh? Mira: There is no other way to revive our family name but to distinguish ourselves on the field of battle. Millet: And to be able to achieve our goal, we would like to work for your army. Dryst: And you really think I would listen to the plea of the cursed twins? Mira: How dare you! Millet: Mira! Dryst: The curse of twins... So it is true. Mira: What do you mean by that? Dryst: I'm saying that Esgares might have fallen because of you two. Mira: That's ridiculous. Millet: A King like yourself believes in a legend with no proof? Dryst: You don't seem to be convinced. OK, then why don't we make abet? Millet: A bet? Dryst: It's easy. You just have to become my servants. Mira: That's not a bet! Dryst: I'm not finished yet. You'll become my servants and fight for this country. If this country doesn't lose, you win. However, if we lose... Let me think... I'll send you to the other world altogether. Mira: Well... Millet: Hmmmm... Dryst: Well... What you going to do, pretty ladies? Mira: Ha, ha, ha... You are some King! Millet: All right, well take that bet. Mira: However, we won't become your servants. We would like to work as your ministers. Dryst: Ha, ha, ha... Do whatever you like. In this country, it makes no difference anyway! Mira and Millet have joined the troop. =============== Fall of Iscalio =============== Camden: Y...your majesty!! Our last castle is... Oh!...No!... Dryst: Don't make a fuss... It's too late anyway. I don't care if they take Iscalio anymore. Ulster: What?! I feel bad for our ancestors. Dryst: Ulster! When are you going to understand? Who is the King of this country. You must listen to me and not the dead! Ulster: Oh dear... This is the end of Iscalio. I think I'm going to cry! Dryst: Don't cry, you idiot! I can conquer the world anytime. I'm just a little tired of all the fighting. I'm going on a journey until I'm ready. Ulster: Really? Dryst: What, you don't believe me? Ulster: Of course I believe you. If you don't mind, I would like to go with you on your journey. Dryst: Do as you please... What about you guys, what are you going to do? Camden: I'm allergic to all the other Lords. I have no choice but to stay with you. Iria: You are the one who saved me. All I want in my life is to be with you. Dryst: Very well, let's all go together! We'll find a new land to conquer somewhere... ============== Iscalio Ending ============== Ulster: We won! We won! Iscalio is the ruler of the continent. How could King Dryst defeat Prince Lance, King Vaynard, Queen Lyonesse, and King Cai? I don't even know if he realized what he has accomplished... I just don't get it... Ouch! Dryst: What are you mumbling about, Ulster? Ulster: Y... Your majesty! Dryst: You've got some nerve to tell me that I don't know what I did! Ulster! Wait until you hear the great plan I came up for Forsena! Camden: That sounds like our King! The moment he gets the continent, he is already thinking about its future. You certainly are a role model for all the Lords. Bagdemagus: ...And what is the plan? Dryst: First of all... We are going to divide the continent among ourselves. Ulster: Divide it among ourselves?! Dryst: Bagdemagus, I'll give you what used to be Norgard. Bagdemagus: Really? Great! I heard that there are a lot of beautiful girls in that area. Dryst: Camden, you get Caerleon. Ulster, you get Padstow. Iscalio is for Gallo and Leonia is for... How about Victoria? I'm taking Esgares. Ulster: Are you talking about a local governing system? (I can't even believe that he is actually serious about this.) And? Dryst: Of course, we will start another war with each other! What do you all think? Isn't this a great idea? Ulster: What?! Are you... Camden: That's a great idea, your majesty! I guess I'm going to be the Wise King Camden from now on. Bagdemagus: Ha, ha, ha! Then I'm the White Wolf of Norgard! And Ulster would be the Prince... What an old Prince! Ha, ha, ha! Ulster: Your majesty! I beg you to change your mind! We have just restored the continent! Dryst: I have made up my mind... I have no intention of changing it! If you don't like it, why don't you defeat the rest of us and restore the continent? Ulster: (Are these people out of their mind?) Bagdemagus: Well, let's not think about what's going to happen... However, we should celebrate our victory now! Let's drink and party!!! Ha, ha, ha! Camden: He, he, he.... Ulster: ...Hmmmm... Well.... By the way, where did Iria go? She has disappeared. Camden: I don't know... Bagdemagus: I just saw her over there. She was listening to our conversation and was laughing. She might have just gone to the bathroom... Ulster: Laughing? Did you say she was laughing? I can't believe it! Iria was laughing? Bagdemagus: Well, it was more like smiling than laughing. I thought she was just a cold hearted person, but she's kind of cute when she smiles. Well, she will be back any time soon. Let's drink up. Ulster: OK, I guess we should forget about other things and just have a good time. Camden: Let's make a toast. For the unification of Forsena by our great Emperor Dryst! Dryst: Ha, Ha, Ha, Ha, Ha... The real fun begins tomorrow... Get ready everyone!!! =================== Iscalio Post-Ending =================== Trigger: If Iria meets Halley in battle? Iria: This is the castle... Cador: I can't allow you to pass... Iria: You... you're Cador! Bulnoil: You've came here by yourself, Celena? So, you remembered this place, huh? You must have gotten memory back. I don't know why you're here, but don't even think about fighting Cador. He is perfect as an immortal soldier. You may never win. Iria: I won't... ...lose. Bulnoil: You're merely a defective doll. I'll have you torn into little pieces and I'll feed you to the Wyverns. Kill her, Cador! Cador: Yes, sir. Bulnoil: Do it! Cador: Yaaaa!! Whack! Iria: Ughhhh. Cador: What a joke! Are you supposed to be strong? You're nothing! Crack! Cling! Clang!!! Iria: Ha, ha, ha... Cador: Is that all can do? Well, let's just end this! Yaaaaa!!!!!! Iria: Yaaaaa!!! Swoooooosh! Cador: What?! You still had that much power..? Gyaaaaahhh! Iria: Ha, ha.... I... won't... lose... Cador: No way... This is not possible... Why..? Iria: You may be perfect... But you're still only a doll. Cador: What?! Iria: I may be defective... But I'm still human. King Dryst showed me love made me what I am. I grew up in a dirty, small word as if I was a doll without any hope and will to live. But that has changed... I live on my own will. I fight on my own will. I'm determined to protect King Dryst. Cador... I'm sorry, but dolls can't win against humans. Cador: Guhh... Gyaaahhhhhhh... Arggggghhhh! Iria: What?! His wounds are disappearing.... Bulnoil: I told you he's an immortal soldier. He is made out of the corpse of a powerful Knight named Leland. How can you kill those who are already dead? Iria: What?! Cador: You said you're a human? Then show me what a human can do! Cling! Crack! Clang!!! Iria: ...Ou... No... I can't... lose.... Cador: You still want to continue..? Then take this! Cling!!! Iria: Aahh... No... I... Clang! Iria: Ha, ha.... I... won't... Ha... lose.... Ha... Ha.... Whack!!! Iria: My.... Lord... Forgive... me... Cador: Good-bye, Celena. Clang! Cador: What?! Halley: I'll take over from here! Iria: You... you are.... Halley: Iria, you've done all you could... I'll take over now... I'll kill Cador! +++++++++ e. Leonia +++++++++ ===== Intro ===== Roof of Castle Tallas Lyonesse: Isn't it a nice day, Kiloph? Kiloph: Yes, indeed. Lyonesse: It has already been a year since I was give n the oracle and became the Queen. Kiloph: The oracle... Well, I do not believe in any Gods. Lyonesse: Kiloph... I'm sorry. I didn't mean for you to get involved. Kiloph: Don't get me wrong. I don't want you to think that I became a Knight for you. I just wanted to become stronger, that's all. So don't worry. Lyonesse: Thank you. The duty of a Queen is very heavy and I don't feel confidence in myself. So your support means a lot to me. Kiloph: It's a great honor that you feel that way. Paternus: Excuse me for interrupting, but I have an urgent report to make. Kiloph: What is it? Lyonesse: Is something wrong, Bishop Paternus? Paternus: As a matter of fact, yes. Please come with me to the ballroom. Everybody else is already there. Castle Tallas Ballroom Paternus: This report just came in. Commander Zemeckis started a rebellion and overthrew Almekia. A new Esgares Empires was built with Zemeckis as the Emperor. Lyonesse: I can't believe it. A great country like Almekia would fall so easily with the revolt from one of its ministers. Asmit: We have no way of avoiding a war at this point. The rebellion of Zemeckis and the fall of Almekia have stirred the hearts of ambitious people on the continent. Lyonesse: Does that mean that the land of Leonia will be involved as well? Kiloph: Don't worry. Because when you worry, it will show on your face, and that will make everybody in this country worry. Asmit: Sometimes, you do say nice things. Kiloph: Hey, what do you mean, 'sometimes'? Paternus: Anyway, it is certain that we can't avoid conflict with the other countries. Lyonesse: OK. (Am I going to be able to handle this matter..?) ================= Norgard Diplomacy ================= Inside castle Tower of Prayer Asmit: Excuse me for interrupting, your majesty. Kiloph: What is it, Asmit? Lyonesse: Is something wrong, Asmit? Asmit: A messenger has just brought this letter from Norgard. It states that King Vaynard wishes to meet with you. Lyonesse: Really? Asmit: That's what the letter says. However, he is not called the "White Wolf of Norgard" for nothing. We should be careful. I suggest we send someone else instead. Lyonesse: Someone else? Why? Kiloph: He has a point. It could be a trap. Lyonesse: A trap?! Well... I will meet with him! Asmit: Queen Lyonesse! Lyonesse: Of course, I'm afraid of him, but I don't want to ignore it. I will go. Asmit: OK, I understand. I will arrange it. Castle Damas Vaynard: It is nice to meet you. I am Vaynard, the King of Norgard. Lyonesse: I am Lyonesse, the Queen of Leonia. Vaynard: I'll get right to the point. I would like you to choose who you are going to support. Is Leonia going to support Norgard or are you against Norgard? Kiloph: What!? You've got some nerve to say something like that. Asmit: Just as I thought... Lyonesse: King Vaynard, Leonia is a country which has governed itself even when Almekia was in power. I'm sorry, but we cannot support anyone. Vaynard: Very well then, I guess you're declaring a war against Norgard. Lyonesse: Wait... We do not wish to fight. I promise we will never attack Norgard, so please leave us alone. Vaynard: I told you to choose... Such an indecisive woman like yourself is not qualified to rule a country. Leonia is now mine. Lyonesse: So... You really wish to fight? Vaynard: Well, if you don't want to become a part of us, we will have take it by force. Lyonesse: You're being unreasonable! I guess we have no choice but to fight. We, the country of Leonia, declare war against Norgard. Remember that I will never forgive you for involving the people of Leonia in the war. Vaynard: Whatever. No one can say that they are not involved when the continent is in turmoil. Also, you were speaking with an intense voice when you could have controlled your frustration. Well, I'll see you on the battlefield. Ha, ha, ha... Kiloph: What a wicked man! Asmit: Is he gone? Queen Leonaisse, sometimes you amaze me. How were you able to talk to Vaynard like that? Lyonesse: What? Oh, I'm just not myself today. Oh, no! Kiloph: What's wrong, Lyonesse? Lyonesse: My legs... my legs are shaking. I can't keep my legs from shaking. Kiloph: You've done a good job. Here, lean on my shoulder. Lyonesse: Thank you, Kiloph. (Why does Vaynard choose to fight? I don't understand... I don't want to fight with anybody if I don't have to.) ============================ Galonwand/Baleen Recruitment ============================ Galonwand: Hey, Kiloph! I haven't seen you in a while. Kiloph: Hey, Galon! What are you doing here? Galonwand: Look who decided to come along! Baleen: Hi, Kiloph. Kiloph: Baleen! What are you guys doing here? Galonwand: Can't you say anything better than "What are you guys doing here?" Kiloph: Oh, I'm sorry. It's really nice to see you guys! Baleen: It's nice to see you too. Galonwand: In case you were wondering, we didn't come here for vacation... Kiloph: And? Galonwand: And we didn't come here to see your face either. Isn't that right, Baleen? Baleen: W...What? Yeah, you're right. Kiloph: Then why are you here? Galonwand: Well, we're here because... Kiloph: Come on! What is it? Galonwand: Baleen, why don't you tell him. Baleen: Me? Kiloph: Come on, guys. Why are you guys acting like idiots? Baleen: Idiots? Never mind, I don't want to tell you anymore. Kiloph: Fine, don't tell me. Galonwand: Ha, ha, ha. I'll tell you. We came here to support Leonia. Kiloph: What did you say? Galonwand: That's right! We're Rune Knights like you. Kiloph: Is it true, Baleen? Baleen: Yes. Is it wrong? Kiloph: No, no... Not at all. Galonwand: We came all the way here to support you guys. You should be more thrilled. Kiloph: Of course, I'm thrilled. I'm sure Lyonesse will be happy too. Baleen: Lyonesse.... Galonwand: Are you still calling her "Lyonesse"? Kiloph: Uh-huh.... What's wrong with that? Galonwand: She is the Queen of the country, you know. Kiloph: So? I can call her whatever I want. Galonwand: Well, I guess... Anyway, escort us to the Queen. Kiloph: OK. Lyonesse will be surprised to see you two. Baleen: .......... Galonwand has joined. Baleen has joined. ============= Kiloph/Baleen ============= Kiloph: ......... Baleen: What's wrong, Kiloph? You look troubled. Kiloph: Oh... Hi, Baleen. Baleen: I'm going for a walk now. Why don't you come along? Kiloph: I can't walk with a girl! Baleen: So now you're treating me like a girl? How convenient... Remember, I know some of your secrets... I could tell the Queen whenever I want to. Kiloph: You... Baleen: Well... Have you changed your mind? Kiloph: OK, I'll come with you. Kiloph and Baleen go for a walk together. Baleen: Walking together like this is like we are on our date, isn't it? Kiloph: ......... Baleen: How come you're so quiet? Kiloph: ......... Baleen: I see... You don't enjoy walking with me. Is that it? Kiloph: Baleen... Why are girls built so small and fragile? Baleen: What?! Are you insane..? Kiloph: No. I'm perfectly fine. Baleen: You must be talking about the Queen... Kiloph: Yes... Baleen: The Queen is so fragile... Even from the eyes of women like myself. Kiloph: I know that being a Rune Knight means that I must protect her. But the one thing I found out was that she is much stronger than she looks. She fulfills her duty without complaining. I thought I was protecting her, but she's actually protecting me. I feel so useless. She may not need me any more. Baleen: Kiloph, I like you the way you are now. Kiloph: !!! Baleen: Why not choose me? I can be with you all the time. I won't look at any other guys. I'll always be thinking about you. Don't you like me? Kiloph: Baleen... I'm sorry, but I... Baleen: Ha...ha, ha, ha... I'm just joking! You looked serious so I thought I should play a trick on you. Kiloph: Baleen! You're terrible! I'm seriously bothered! Baleen: Oh, I'm sorry... But you always said that you rely more on strength than brain power. Kiloph: What's your point? Baleen: So, stop using your brain... You'll hurt yourself if you don't... Kiloph: What!? What about you!? Why don't you start acting like a girl? You'll never get married unless you do. I have to head back... I'll see you later. Baleen: Wait! Act like a girl? If I had been more like a girl, would I have been able to get you to notice me..? ================ Galonwand/Baleen ================ Galonwand: Baleen, is something bothering you? You have not been yourself lately. Baleen: Hi, Galon... I guess my end is near... Especially if you have to worry about me, huh? Galonwand: Don't be that way... If you want to talk about it, I'm a good listener. Baleen: That's OK... I don't think you'll understand... Galonwand: I already know... It's about Kiloph, right? Baleen: How do you... Galonwand: I'm sorry, but you don't even have a chance. The only person in his heart is Queen Lyonesse. It's impossible for you to force yourself onto him. Baleen: You don't know that... People change, you know. Wait... I got it! You like Queen Lyonesse, right? Everyone likes the Queen because she is feminine and pretty. But no one knows what's really behind that smile! Galonwand: Stop it, Baleen. You're only lowering yourself by saying that! Baleen: No! Why don't you and Kiloph die for her in battle! Everyone should die!!! Galonwand: You're the one I've been in love with. Baleen: What?! Galonwand: I love you, Baleen. Baleen: You're joking, right? Galonwand: No, I'm not. Baleen: You know that I'm older than you... Galonwand: Kiloph and I are the same age. Baleen: I need some time to think... Galonwand: Sure. Take your time. I'll be waiting for as long as it takes you. I'll talk to you later. Baleen: OK... ================= Chantail/Paternus ================= Chantail: How long do you think this war is going to last, Paternus? Paternus: To be honest, I have no idea. Only God knows... Chantail: I hope it ends before my son becomes an adult. Paternus: I hope you're not thinking of sending him into battle when he's older... Chantail: Who would want to send their child into battle? Paternus: I understand how you feel, even though I have no children. It may not be appropriate for me to say this, but I think of Queen Lyonesse as my own daughter. Everytime she enters a battle, I'm afraid that I might not see her again. Chantail: I can imagine how you feel. Paternus: Do you remember the Coronation Ceremony? When I saw her that day, I saw nothing but promise for the future of Leonia. Yet, now we're in the middle of a war. Queen Lyonesse is the kindest Queen in Leonia's history and she has to deal with all this... It hurts me to see her fulfill her duty without any complaints. I used to blame myself for not being able to prepare a peaceful era for her. Chantail: Paternus... Paternus: But now, I think Queen Lyonesse is the only one who can restore this continent and build a peaceful era. Chantail: That is the way a good parent should feel. Paternus: Yes, indeed. Chantail: I have never met anyone who is as pure as she is. I'm sure she is the only one who can pull Leonia through this chaos. Paternus: Her majesty is supporting us with everything she has. Therefore, we ought to try to minimize the burden on her shoulders. Chantail: Yes indeed. =========== Sophia/Filo =========== Sophia: I wonder what Master Solon is doing... Filo: I'm sure he's absorbed in his readings as usual. But why? Sophia: Oh... Nothing... Filo: You look like you have something on your mind. Sophia: Can you tell? Filo: Of course. The only time you mention Master Solon is when you're worried about something. Sophia: I guess I can't hide anything from you, huh? Filo: No... If you tell me about it, maybe I can help you. Sophia: Tell you about it? Filo: Only if you want to... Sophia: It's not that I don't want to tell you about it, but... Filo: But? Sophia: Never mind... I think I've been thinking too much. I'll just take it easy from now on. Thanks for worrying about me. Filo: OK, but if you need me, I'll be here for you. Look at the sky... Aren't those stars beautiful? Sophia: Yes, they are beautiful. Filo: Those stars don't seem real since we're in the middle of a war, right? Sophia: You're right. But that's because we're in a chaotic war. Filo: If only everyone would notice those beautiful stars... Sophia: People can't afford to look at the sky all the time... Filo: That is so sad. Sophia: I wonder if Master Solon is looking up at the same sky. Filo: I'm sure he is. Sophia: Do you think so? Filo: Sure. Sophia: Filo... Why are you fighting? Filo: Why..? That's a hard question. I used to think that I was fighting for peace, but I don't know anymore. Sophia: That's what I've been worried about. I've been wondering if we can't live without war. That's scaring me... Filo: Master Solon may have an answer to this. Sophia: That's what I was thinking. Filo: I want to see him. Don't you? Sophia: Yes. I want to learn more from him. But our duty is to protect the Queen. Filo: You're right. We must stay alive for the time being, because if we die we won't be able to see Master Solon. Sophia: OK. I'll stop thinking too much. I can't die without knowing the answer. Filo: We may be able to find the answer if we stay alive. Sophia: I feel much better now. Filo: Good. Sophia: Yes. Let's do this for the future of Forsena! =================== Langueborg/Lyonesse =================== Langueborg: Queen Lyonesse? May I have a moment with you? Lyonesse: Langueborg, what can I do for you? Langueborg: I need to talk to you in private. This is an important matter which may change the future of Leonia. Lyonesse: What are you talking about? There isn't anybody here but you and I. Langueborg: That's odd... I felt the presence of someone else... Anyway, I'm here to show you the strategy I came up with. Lyonesse: Strategy? Langueborg: Yes. This strategy will guide us into gaining control of Forsena. All the details are in this document... Lyonesse: What a thick document! Langueborg: Oh yes. It's a great strategy. Lyonesse: Let's see... Oh... I can't read well... It's too sloppy... I mean it's too hard for me to read. The terms used are difficult for me to understand. Langueborg: What?! Too difficult to read for you? Lyonesse: I'm sorry...Can you give me an idea what this is about? Langueborg: This strategy is complex... It can't be described in a word or two... Lyonesse: I see... I'm sure Asmit can understand this. He should see this anyway. Shall I call for him now? Langueborg: Asmit? He tries hard, but I don't think he would be able to understand this. He needs more experience as a strategist. Lyonesse: Are you telling me that it's not necessary to call Asmit? If the strategy is that good, I think he should know about this. Can I keep this document? Langueborg: What are you going to do with it? Lyonesse: I want to show this to Asmit and Paternus. Would that be okay with you? Langueborg: Wait a minute... I saw someone in my room a little while ago... This is not the document I prepared! That person must have exchanged the documents! Now I can't let you keep this document. I must take it back with me. I'll try to explain the strategy to you some day. It may be too difficult for you to understand... Well, I should look for that person. Excuse me! Lyonesse: (He was acting strange...) ========================= Defeat of Another Country ========================= Paternus: Queen Lyonesse, __ has defeated __. Lyonesse: Oh... really... Paternus: This is not the time to celebrate. We should be cautious. =============== Fall of Esgares =============== Zemeckis: How is it possible that we're defeated by an army led by a mere girl? Lyonesse: Zemeckis, your cut is deeper than I thought. Let me take a look at that. Kiloph: Are you out of your mind, Lyonesse? Why are you saving him? Lyonesse: Kiloph, it's over... Zemeckis, let me see... Zemeckis: Don't touch me! Lyonesse: Zemeckis... Zemeckis: Leave me alone! I have lost the war. I have no regrets. Lyonesse: Are you throwing your life away when it can be saved? I can't let you do that. Let me see that wound. Zemeckis: Fighting is my life and now that I lost, life has no meaning left for me. Lyonesse: Zemeckis, you're wrong. Zemeckis: What?! Lyonesse: The fighting itself has no meaning. The only time it has any meaning is when one is fighting for something or someone. Zemeckis: If that's the case, then my life had no meaning. Lyonesse: That's not what I'm saying. What I'm saying is that there must be something you are fighting for. Just because you lost the war doesn't mean you should give up on life. Zemeckis: ..... Bulnoil: What nonsense! Humans fight because it's human nature to kill your own kind. Any other reason are just petty excuses. Kiloph: Who!? Bulnoil: I'm a being with an endless desire, Bulnoil... Now that you have come this far, I must stop you! Take this! Bang!!! Zemeckis: Ooooh! Kiloph: Watch out, Lyonesse! Lyonesse: Kiloph! Kiloph: Gwaah! Bulnoil: That was easy... What!? Lyonesse: Kiloph! Kiloph! Are you all right? Please answer me! Bulnoil: It seems like someone received the attack instead of you. Lyonesse: Kiloph! Answer me! Kiloph: I'm alright. But... how are you? Are you OK? Lyonesse: Yes. I'm OK. Kiloph: Watch.... out... He's...about...to...attack... Lyonesse: I don't know who you are, but it's cowardly of you to try to claim people's lives. I can't forgive you for what you've done. Bulnoil: So? What are you going to do about it? Get out of my way, wench! Lyonesse: Take this!! Wham! Lyonesse: Oh..... Bulnoil: Hua, hua, hua. You dumb broad. That will never penetrate my barrier! Zemeckis: Then take this! Bulnoil: You can keep on trying, but... What?! No!!! Zemeckis: Don't underestimate my power. I may be injured, but I still have some power left. Bulnoil: That was nothing, little man! Take this! Zemeckis: Gyaaaaahhh!!! Bulnoil: You maggot, you made me waste my power... I'll leave you guys alone, now that I lost interest. Remember, little people like you are nothing to me. Lyonesse: ...Where did he go? Zemeckis: Ou... Lyonesse: Zemeckis... You saved me. Zemeckis: You're an interesting woman, Lyonesse. Even though we have nothing in common, I've come to respect your way of living. I have lived my life in my way and I have no regrets. I want you to live your life the way you think is right. Good-bye, Lyonesse. You should go to your friend over there... He needs help more than I do... Lyonesse: Zemeckis.... Kiloph: Lyonesse... Lyonesse: Kiloph! Are you OK? Kiloph: Yeah, I'll live... It's not as bad as it looks. Lyonesse: Thank God. Kiloph, would you listen to what I'm going to tell you now? Kiloph: What's on your mind. Lyonesse: All this time, I have forced myself to fight. I told myself that it was my duty to fight to protect Leonia, that there was no other choice. But I knew I wouldn't be able to end the war with such weak determination. I knew this, but I didn't do anything about it. The way Zemeckis lived his life was not right, but at least he was not lying to himself. I learned from him. I won't look away from what's right. I'll put an end to the war, no matter what I must do to achieve it. Kiloph, if I ever stray from my responsibilities, please correct me. Kiloph: Lyonesse... Lyonesse: It may not be the appropriate thing for the Queen of a religious country to do, but I want to try it. ===================== Kiloph/Lyonesse/Asmit ===================== Kiloph: There you are! Oh... Hi, Asmit. Lyonesse: Hello, Kiloph. Kiloph: Lyonesse, would you like to go outside? It's really nice outside. Lyonesse: I'm sorry, but I'm busy right now. Kiloph: Busy? I heard you laughing a few minutes ago. Are you having a good time with Asmit? Is that it!? Lyonesse: ...I'm sorry. Asmit: She's telling you that she is busy. Why don't you go with someone else? Kiloph: It's none of your business, so stay out. Asmit: It is my business. I need to talk to the Queen as well. There are so many things that need to be accomplished. We can't afford to let her go along with you just because you want her to. Kiloph: Are you calling me selfish? Who do you think you are? If you want a fight, I'll be glad to give you one! Lyonesse: Stop it, Kiloph! Kiloph: People like you need to learn the hard way. Asmit: I fight only when it's necessary. Kiloph: Are you getting cold feet? You coward! Lyonesse: Kiloph! Why are you talking to him like that. I want you to apologize! Kiloph: What!? Are you on his side? What's going on? Do you have feelings for him? Lyonesse: Kiloph... What are you saying? Kiloph: I'm asking you a simple question... Do you like Asmit? Lyonesse: Yes, I do... What about it? Kiloph: Damn it! Damn it! Damn it! Kiloph runs away. Asmit: Your majesty, why did you..? I'm confused... Lyonesse: I'm sorry for his behavior, Asmit. Kiloph knows that he is wrong. He usually apologizes when he is wrong, but... Asmit: You believe in him, don't you? Lyonesse: Yes, I do. Asmit: OK, then. I have nothing more to say. Lyonesse: Let's get back to what we were doing. Asmit: Yes, your majesty. Lyonesse: (Kiloph....) ====================== Bulnoil's Little Visit ====================== Tower of Prayer Lyonesse: (Kiloph is still not talking to me...) If this continues, I'll... What am I thinking? I'm in the middle of a prayer. I must pray for the people. Please God, protect this land and it's people... Bulnoil: Prayer? What a waste of time. Your God is already dead. Lyonesse: Who!? Bulnoil: It's nice to see you again, Queen. Lyonesse: Bulnoil! What are you doing in this tower? Bulnoil: Your God has turned his back on you pathetic humans. However, it would be inconvenient for me if someone like you unified the continent. Therefore, you shall die here. Lyonesse: ...... (I have to run!) Bulnoil: Hua, hua, hua... Are you trying to run away from me? If you're going up the stairway, you're running into a dead-end. Lyonesse: Huff, huff... (It's the roof, I can't run any further...) Bulnoil: Well, well... What are you going to do now, child? There is no way out and you're the only other person here. No one will hear you scream here! Kiloph: That's what you think. I'm right behind you. Bulnoil: What? Kiloph: Yaaaaa!!! Bulnoil: Gwaah! Where were you hiding? You can't hurt me with that sissy move! Kiloph: It wasn't meant to hurt you. Lyonesse, run while I'm blocking him! Lyonesse: But.... Kiloph: What are you doing? Get out of here! Lyonesse: No! I won't leave you here. Kiloph: Don't be stupid! Bulnoil: Too bad... Your little plan didn't work. Get out of my way, silly boy! Whack!!! Kiloph: Wuoooo!!! Lyonesse: Kiloph! Bulnoil: I'll incinerate you two at the same time! Lyonesse: I won't let you do that! Divine Ray!!! Bang!!! Bulnoil: I told you before, it doesn't work. Kiloph: Damn! I don't think we can defeat him. We ought to run! Lyonesse: But how? Kiloph: We'll jump off the roof. Hold onto me! Lyonesse: What are you saying? We can't jump off. Kiloph: I promise you will be all right... Now, hold on! Lyonesse: W..wait!!! Kiloph: Here we go! Paternus: Flight! Kiloph: Huh? Dong! Paternus: I'm glad I was here in time. You're too reckless, Kiloph! Asmit: Be alert! There is an invader in the Tower of Prayer. Bulnoil: Damn! They have noticed me... I can't believe I missed the chance to kill you twice. But remember, next time you will die! Lyonesse: He's gone... Kiloph: You pig! Next time, I'll knock your teeth out! Lyonesse: Kiloph, are you OK? Kiloph: Don't worry. It's just a scratch. Lyonesse: Let me look at that... Heal! ............ ............ Thank you, Kiloph. Kiloph: You don't need to thank me. Lyonesse: How did you know that I was in danger? Kiloph: I wish I could say I knew you were in danger... But to be honest, I as watching you all day... Waiting for the right moment to apologize to you. You must think I'm disgusting by now... Lyonesse: Not at all. I knew you would come and save me. Kiloph: I'm really sorry for the way I acted the other day. Lyonesse: Don't worry, I already forgot the whole thing. Kiloph: If you really like Asmit... I'll... Lyonesse: Kiloph, you misunderstood what I said. When I said I liked Asmit, I meant I liked everyone in Leonia. I like Asmit, I like Paternus, I like Langueborg, I like everybody. Kiloph: I guess I wasn't expecting that answer. Ever since you became Queen, I've felt that we're growing apart. I'm sorry for being so childish. Lyonesse: I like the way you are. You may not know this, but I owe you a lot for helping me with my responsibilities as a Queen. Kiloph: What do you mean? Lyonesse: It was a sudden decision for me to become Queen, right? Well, I was happy at first, but I became worried when I realized that it was not me the people trusted. It was the title "Queen" people were placing their hopes on. Whenever someone called me "Queen", I felt pressured by the people's expectations and by my responsibilities. But you kept on calling me by my name. You made me realize that no matter what I'm called, I'm still the same person. Thank you for being there with me. Kiloph: Lyonesse, it's been my pleasure to be there for you. Lyonesse: Oh, Kiloph... Asmit: I'm sorry for interrupting, but you're attracting people... Including myself... Kiloph & Lyonesse: !!!!!! Kiloph: A..As..Asmit! Just do your job and protect the Queen, OK? Let's go, Lyonesse. Lyonesse: O...OK. Kiloph: Lyonesse, you're doing just fine. Keep it up and someday, I'll become a man who's good enough for you! Lyonesse: I'll be looking forward to it. ================= Georg Recruitment ================= Name was traveling through the mountain. It is said that a man who once was a Knight of Leonia lives in a retreat. Name is disappointed to find a drunk man dressed in a shabby outfit with smelly breath. Georg: Hic! Are you asking who I am? I am Georg. I used to be a Knight of Leonia, Hic! So... Are you all Knights of Leonia? What?! Hic... There is only one of you? What are you talking about? Hic! Wait a minute... How many same faces... 1, 2, 3.... Huh? Are there four of you? Name: What are you talking about? Name is somewhat stunned but manages to ask him for his support. Georg: Oh... So Leonia is involved in the war... But it has nothing to do with me anymore. I don't want to go through anything again! Name tries hard to convince Georg. Telling him that he might have his reasons, but if he doesn't agree to give his support, there will be more sorrow. Georg finally agrees after a long talk, or it may be that he is sobering up. Georg: OK... You've convinced me. Listening to you talk reminded me of Rierre. I'm sure she would be telling me the same thing. Hyude: Rierre? Georg: Never mind... I guess this is my fate. Well, I've just decided from now on, I won't drink, except for special occasions. I have been in retreat for so long and I don't know how much help I can be, but I'll do all I can. Well... Shall we get going? Or should we make a toast for my new start in life? Name: Sigh... Georg has joined. Georg: I need to find my way out of this forest..! Something smells good over there... Oh, a fountain, and it smells like wine. Let me taste... No! I quite drinking... But... No one is watching and it smells too good. One sip should be OK... No! No! I am a man of my word! Woman's Voice: I'm glad you kept the promise to yourself. Georg: Who's there? Woman's Voice: Have you forgotten my voice? Georg: Rierre!! Is that you? Why are you here? I thought you died... Or is this an illusion? I didn't drink out of the fountain or anything! Rierre: Is there any illusion this clear? Georg: Oh, so you are real... Are you really Rierre? Why didn't you let me know that you were alive? You worried me to death! Rierre: Actually... I am dead... I'm not supposed to see you like this Georg: What do you mean? You're right here in front of me, aren't you? Rierre: I couldn't stand watching you drown yourself with sorrow. I knew it was because of me and I wanted to come and see you. Please don't let alcohol ruin your life. Georg: Don't worry. I'm OK now. See? I didn't even touch the fountain. Rierre: Yes, I was watching you. I'm so glad you didn't drink. You've won over your own desire. Georg: I won over my own desire? Rierre: I guess I don't have to worry about you anymore. I'm sure you will be fine. Georg: No, I won't. How can I live without you? If you can talk like that, you can come back to our world, can't you? Please, come back to me! Rierre: I'm sorry, but I can't do that. The only thing I can do is to help you go on living without me... Which is to make you forget about me. Georg: What?! What are you talking about, Rierre? Rierre: I will be watching you forever. Georg: Rierre! W..Wait!... Ou... I feel dizzy... Rierre: I'm returning the engagement ring to you... I love you, Georg... Good-bye... ............ ............ ............ Gaining consciousness, Georg finds himself sitting alone in the dark forest. The fountain and Rierre are gone. Georg: Where am I... Why am I here? It seems like I was with someone just now... Someone I feel very much attached to... Who was it? I don't remember who that was... I don't remember what I was doing before I woke up. This is why I don't even have a girlfriend... Huh! What is this? Georg finds a ruby ring. Georg: What is this ring? I feel like I've seen this ring before. I think I gave this ring to someone... Why is it that I feel sad looking at this ring. What's wrong with me today... I can't seem to stop crying... I guess I should head back to the castle. Georg obtained "Rierre's Ring". =========== Mira/Millet =========== Mira: I'm Mira, the older sister. Millet: I'm Millet, the younger sister. Lyonesse: It's nice to meet you Mira and Millet. What did you want to see me about? Mira: We are here to ask you for your permission to join your army. Millet: We would like to revive our family name as well as play an important role for you. Lyonesse: That's wonderful! We would be glad to have the two of you in Leonia. Millet: But are you aware that we are twins and people say we bring misfortune? Lyonesse: God made us equal. There shouldn't be anyone in Leonia that believes in legends like that, but... Mira: But..? Lyonesse: It's unfortunate if you limit yourselves because of the legend. Millet: I understand, Queen Lyonesse. We won't let the legend bother us anymore. Mira: I agree with you, Millet. Lyonesse: I'm glad to hear you say that. It's encouraging to have you join us. Mira: Count on me, your majesty! There isn't anyone who can stand up to my skills with the spear. Millet: Mira! Don't be too confident! Lyonesse: Ha, ha, ha... By joining us, I'm sure you'll help our army. Mira: Queen Lyonesse... Since we understand each other as women, we may be able to support you more. Lyonesse: Thank you. That will be great. Mira: Aren't you glad that we came to talk to the Queen, Millet? Millet: Mira! It isn't polite to talk that way in front of the Queen! Please excuse her, Queen Lyonesse. Mira and Millet have joined the troop. ============== Fall of Leonia ============== Kiloph: I'm sorry, Lyonesse. I wasn't much of a help. Lyonesse: You don't have to apologize. You have fought bravely. I'm the one who should be apologizing. I'm very sorry. Kiloph: Lyonesse... Lyonesse: But to be honest with you, I'm a little relieve to know that we don't have to fight anymore. I have waited for a long time to be alone with you like this. Kiloph: You don't have to act like a Queen anymore. Just be yourself. Lyonesse: I have lost my country and the only thing I can do now is pray. I will continue praying... For the future of Forsena and everybody. ============= Leonia Ending ============= Paternus: We did it, Queen Lyonesse! Asmit: Congratulations, your majesty. Lyonesse: Thank you, Paternus, Asmit. Kiloph: Look... This continent is all yours now. Lyonesse: No... This continent doesn't belong to anyone. It belongs to anyone who loves this land. I'll do everything in my power to protect this land. Paternus: Queen Lyonesse, now you have strength as well as kindness. I am so proud of you. It seems like you don't need my support any longer. Lyonesse: Yes, I do... Bishop Paternus, there are still so many thing I need you to help me with. Asmit: That's right. The war is over, but that doesn't mean this is the end for us. Kiloph: OK, OK, everybody... Can we just enjoy this moment of victory? Lyonesse: Kiloph... Several days later Baleen: Hey, Kiloph... Are you by yourself? Where's the Queen? Kiloph: I think she is working. Baleen: I see... She seems so busy. Since the war ended, she hasn't had time for anything. Kiloph: Why are you here? Baleen: I came to say good-bye. The war is over, so I'm going back to the village with Galonwand. Kiloph: I see... I'm going to miss you. Baleen: Well, it's not like we'll never see each other again. Kiloph: Yes... But we don't know when we'll meet again... Thanks for everything. Baleen: Wow, I'm surprised... You actually thanked me. Kiloph: I really mean it. I only say things I mean. Baleen: Oh, yeah... Have you told the Queen how you felt about her? Kiloph: What are you talking about? Baleen: I know you like her. Have you told her that? Kiloph: You're crazy... Why should I tell her something like that? Baleen: You never admit your true feelings. Let me give you some advice. Be honest to yourself... Or you'll regret it later. Kiloph: Mind your own business. Go with Galonwand and do whatever you do! Baleen: I guess I hit a nerve. Well, I should get going. Tell Lyonesse how you feel... OK? Kiloph: Leave me alone! ...Good bye, and good luck... Baleen: You too... So long. Kiloph: Well... I guess I should see what Lyonesse is up to... Queen's Room Kiloph: Lyonesse, are you alone? Lyonesse: Hello, Kiloph. Kiloph: Are you working on something? If there's something I can do, please tell me. Lyonesse: Thank you, but these are things that only I can take care of. Kiloph: You don't even have time to rest. This is like torture. It was never this... Lyonesse: We shouldn't talk about how things used to be... Kiloph: Yes, but... Lyonesse: I know... I guess I'm a little tired... Is it OK if I lean on your shoulder? Kiloph: Su...Sure! Lyonesse: This feels good... Kiloph: D...Does it..? Lyonesse: I feel so relaxed in your arms... Kiloph: Lyonesse.... There is something I want to tell you. Lyonesse: What is it? Kiloph: I'm in love with you. I've been in love with you for a long time. Lyonesse: ............. Kiloph: Did you hear what I said? Lyonesse: ...Yes, I heard what you said. Kiloph: I love you so much. Words can't describe the way I feel. Lyonesse: Oh Kiloph, hearing you say that makes me happy. More than when I restored the continent. Kiloph: Oh, Lyonesse. Lyonesse: Kiloph... Asmit: Ummmm... Your majesty. Lyonesse & Kiloph: !!!! Asmit: Paternus is calling for you. Lyonesse: OK. Kiloph: Hey Asmit, you really have a bad sense of timing. Did you really have to come in right now? Asmit: I have no idea what you're talking about. Kiloph: I'll remember this! Watch your back! Asmit: Really? I'll be looking forward to it. Kiloph: Damn you! Ball Room Paternus: I have been waiting for you, your majesty. Lyonesse: Is something wrong? Paternus: This is something Asmit and I have been talking about. We think you deserve one month vacation after all the hard work you've put in. Lyonesse: But, if I take a vacation, then... Asmit: While you are away, Bishop Paternus will act on your behalf. Paternus: Or am I not qualified? Lyonesse: Yes, you're more than qualified. Thank you very much, Bishop Paternus. Paternus: You don't have to thank us. We actually wanted to make it longer, but one month is all we can give right now. Kiloph: OK then, let's not waste time. We should get going. Lyonesse: But where should we go? Kiloph: Why don't we go back to the village? I don't think Galonwand and Baleen have reached there yet. Lyonesse: That's a good idea. Kiloph... Kiloph: What? Lyonesse: I would like us to be together forever! +++++++++++++++++++ g. In-battle Dialogues +++++++++++++++++++ =============== Vaynard/Esmeree =============== Vaynard: Esmeree! Esmeree: Vaynard... Vaynard: Esmeree... Please come back to Norgard. Esmeree: ...I wish I could... but I can't. Vaynard: Why? Is it because of Zemeckis? I don't believe that you really love him. Esmeree: I must support him no matter what. Vaynard: Then I'll cut off his head. Then you won't have to be troubled anymore. Esmeree: I won't forgive anyone who hurts him. That includes even you, Vaynard. Vaynard: What?! Esmeree: It's time for us to go our seperate ways, Vaynard. These are my last words to you as your sister. You are the King of a country. You must fulfill your duty without letting your emotions get in the way. Vaynard. Esmeree... I guess that is your destiny. I understand. I will engrave your words in my heart. I am the King of Norgard, and it's my duty to defeat the wife of the Emperor of the Empire..! ============== Lance/Zemeckis ============== Lance: Zemeckis! Zemeckis: Oh, it's you. Did you come to throw your life away? This time you won't escape. Lance: So many people are suffering because of you. I will never forgive you! Zemeckis: What exists in this world are those with power and those who surrender to that power. The strong rule and the weak follow, that's how things are. It's time for you to learn a lesson. Lance: Your way of thinking is making the people unhappy! Nobody lives without being supported by others. I must kill you, Zemeckis! I don't want to see the people suffer anymore! =========== Cador/Dryst =========== Cador: Mad Monarch Dryst... Such a nice opponent. Dryst: Wooooooow! Look at that mask! So you're the famous Cador. I have been looking forward to meeting you. Cador: What? Dryst: I've heard about that awesome skull mask and that huge axe and I wanted it for myself. Now, all I have to do is to kick your butt and take it from you. Cador: You clown! Try and take it if you can. =========== Lance/Cador =========== Lance: Cador! Cador: Oh... Prince Lance... Lance: You... You killed my father! Cador: I should tell you how your father died. He was already begging for mercy after I cut one of his arms off. He looked pitiful. The way he was crawling on the ground in pain reminded me of a headless chicken. Lance: Shut up! My father fought bravely before he died. He would have won the battle, if you hadn't cheated. Cador: Why would I need to cheat against a wimp like him? I guess you have no idea who you are dealing with. I will teach you that there are things you can't handle. ================ Vaynard/Esclados ================ Vaynard: Esclados, I was quite surprised that you decided to support Zemeckis. Is Zemeckis the one who is destined to rule Forsena? Esclados: I don't care! I have reached a new level of swordsmanship. The sword is to be used to kill enemies! Vaynard: Sword to kill...Is that what you believe in? Alright then, I'll show you the shine of my sword, the sword that has a purpose... =============== Vaynard/Dinadan =============== Vaynard: Dinadan, it's not in my best interest to fight you. I respect you a lot as a knight and I would like you to come to Norgard. I need your support to attain my goal. Dinadan: Why don't you come to Caerleon instead. Vaynard: Ha, ha, ha... That's very funny... What is your answer? Dinadan: My answer is "No". I don't like that arrogant attitude of yours and I don't think I can get along with you. Also, you don't need me as much as you say you do. I know that you want to become stronger than anyone, and you can't let a person stronger than you be out there. You would rather have that person underneath you. I can't pledge my loyalty to someone like you. Vaynard: I see your point... But, I don't think you're telling me everything either. Your distrust in me must not be the only reason why you refused. Is the Wise King that powerful? Dinadan: It's not because he's superior to the other Lords. If we compare just the competency, you and Cai are not much different. The difference is the way of thinking... Vaynard: I would love to have an opportunity to talk with him outside of the battlefield. But, it looks like I would have to defeat you before I can do that. Are you ready, Knight Master? ============= Dinadan/Cador ============= Dinadan: Black Armor and Four-Eyed helmet... You must be the infamous Cador. I can see why people call you the "Death Knight". I can feel the evil aura from you. Cador: Moans of pain and screams of desperation are the source of my energy. Knight Master, are you ready to become part of my energy source? Dinadan: No way. =========== Cai/Vaynard =========== Cai: I was hoping that I wouldn't have to fight you. Vaynard: Silent Wise King of Caerleon. You're said to be the smartest person on the continent. Cai: Thank you for the compliment, but I am just a man. All I want is some happiness. I don't wish to fight if I don't have to. Vaynard: That's what ignorant people say. The world is harsh. The land dries if there is no rain and people starve if there is no harvest. We must sometimes fight and push away some people in order to survive. You can't avoid it. Cai: There's a limit to what humans can do. I'm not perfect either, but I'm proud to have those people who support me. I would like you to think it over. There are important things you leave behind when you force yourself. Vaynard: Thank you for the advice, but I have no intention of becoming a perfect human being. However, I can't stop now. Let's end this conversation. Cai: Well... I don't agree with you, but I understand what you're saying. I can't run for I have people to protect. I have no choice but to fight you. ============= Vaynard/Dryst ============= Dryst: I have been looking forward to this meeting, White Wolf. You are one of a few honest people on the continent. Everybody is a liar except you, Zemeckis and myself. How can they even say that they don't care about conquering the continent. Now, shall we make a bet to see who is going to rule the continent? Vaynard: Unfortunately, I don't gamble. Dryst: Are you trying to avoid a fight with me? Vaynard: I didn't say that. I said I don't gamble. Dryst: The war is a gamble. Either you win everything or lose everything. Vaynard: It seems that you lack knowledge as a King. Kings don't do what they want to, but what they are supposed to do. Dryst: No matter how you justify yourself, what you are doing is no different from us. After all, winner takes all, am I right? I am the one who is going to win. Vaynard: Well... I don't know about that, but we can find out. ============= Gereint/Cador ============= Gereint: Cador! Cador: Gereint... Gereint: That skull mask... I'll never forget it. I'll kill you for what you did to our King! Cador: Ha, ha, ha... Do you really think you can kill me? Ha, ha, ha... That's funny. Gereint: I guess your appearance is not only corrupted, but your soul as well. I don't know if you are trying to intimidate your enemies with that mask, but it only makes me laugh. A Knight fights with a his soul. You have already lost your soul. Cador: OK, fine. Shall we try and see if your observation is right or not? Gereint: That's a good idea. Let me show you the real spirit of a Knight. Cador: Ha, ha, ha... You actually think you can defeat me with that in your mind? ============ Vaynard/Coel ============ Coel: White Wolf... You know, it's not easy to fight a wild animal such as yourself for an old man like me. Vaynard: You've got to be kidding... Our late King used to talk about the hard time you gave him. Actually, he used to speak very highly of you. I feel like we've met before. Coel: King Doremiditt... He was too young to die... Vaynard: That's why I'm the King now. Coel: You're the same man that people speak of, highly ambitious. However, let me tell you something... If your ambition is too big, you will be swallowed into darkness. Vaynard: If that's the case, I admit that's the level of my ability. Well, King Coel, it's time for us to see who is the better fighter. Don't make any excuses because of your age. Coel: I don't need to. I'm ready anytime you are. =============== Halley/Zemeckis =============== Halley: It's nice to see you again, Emperor Zemeckis. Zemeckis: The woman from the other day... I will kill you this time. Halley: I heard about all your evil deeds while I was away. Now that I'm back, I shall put an end to your ways! Zemeckis: Stop me if you can! =========== Halley/Iria =========== Halley: You must be Iria, the Killer Doll... Iria: Who..? Halley: Shooting Star Halley. I work as a Knight for New Almekia for the time being. Iria: I don't care... You won't get in my way... Halley: Ha, ha, ha... Iria: ........ Halley: For a doll, your eyes are full of life. Dolls are supposed to be lifeless... You are full of life, and yet... Iria: What are you talking about..? Halley: I guess I was wrong about you. I thought you were not a worthy opponent... But you are... Iria: I don't care... You won't get in my way... Halley: Well... If you insist... I have my own reason for fighting. I can't let you defeat me. I'll show you why I'm called Shooting Star Halley! (What is this feeling.? Something about her is bother me... Who is she..?) ============ Halley/Cador ============ Halley: Cador, show me what you've got! Cador: I've never seen you before... Who are you? Halley: Shooting Star Halley. Cador: Shooting Star Halley? What kind of name is that? No woman can defeat me... Ouch!! Halley: What..? Cador: My head... My head is pounding... Halley: I don't care if you're not feeling well. I will defeat you! Cador: Halley... Shooting Star... ... Durandal..? Halley: What?! What is the name of that sword!? Cador: I am the Death Knight... I won't be defeated by someone like you. ================= Brangien/Lyonesse ================= Brangien: So, you're the Queen of Leonia....What is your name? Lyonesse: My name is Lyonesse. Brangien: In my country, women are not allowed to rule. That's why Vaynard became the King instead of me. Women have been considered inferior to men in my country. Queen Lyonesse, do you understand the agony I feel? Why do I have to give up the throne just because I was born a woman? I'm not a tool used only to produce children. I fight harder and do better when I am in battle. Do you think I'm inferior? Lyonesse: Brangien... Brangien: I can't forgive you. You took the throne with the blessings from your people. I may be jealous, but how can I stay calm when I see someone else living the life I long for? If you defeat me, I will recognize you as a valid leader. ============== Dryst/Paternus ============== Dryst: Ha, ha, ha... I see many small fish. Who wants to have their butts kicked first? Paternus: Mad Monarch Dryst... You are nothing but a moron! Dryst: What?! Who the hell are you? Paternus: You keep on fighting for your own pleasure while destroying the lives of others. I can't allow you to continue as a man who serves God! Dryst: I don't care if you allow me or not. I'm going to live my life the way I want to! Why do I need permission from God? Don't tell me you ask for God's permission to go to the bathroom. Ha, ha, ha... Paternus: You dare insult God? I'll show you the strength of a person who knows about God. ================== Guinglain/Charlene ================== Guinglain: Why are you on the battlefield when you're a woman? Charlene: It's the duty of those with power to protect those without. Should I have any other reason? Guinglain: That's a very good answer. I'm impressed. Too bad, we could have used a person like you in Norgard. Charlene: I won't betray my Lord. Guinglain: That's why I said too bad. ============== Cai/Bagdemagus ============== Bagdemagus: You look like you're missing a spine. Men need to be physically powerful. Intelligence is useless on the battlefield. Cai: If I fight you physically, I may not be able to defeat you. Bagdemagus: Ga, ha, ha... That's right. Now that you know, what don't you just give up? You won't get hurt that way. Cai: Well... You know I can't do that... I expected some pain from the battle anyway. Don't worry, I have my own plans for this battle. Bagdemagus: That sounds interesting...Let's see how this plan of yours works out. No matter what you plan is, nothing can compare to my power. =============== Raizen/Zemeckis =============== Raizen: Emperor Zemeckis. Will you accept my challenge? Zemeckis: You are nothing to me! Beat it! Raizen: You should judge my ability after fighting with me. Zemeckis: You are a piece of cake. ================= Zemeckis/Charlene ================= Zemeckis: Are you a knight of Leonia? You guys cry to God for mercy rather than fighting for what you believe in. You're not an enemy of mine. Charlene: What about you? You're a man who only knows how to fight. Don't you realize that you are no different than the animals who act on desire alone. Zemeckis: What's wrong with that? That is my will. Charlene: Will? Will and desire and two different things. What suppresses desire is will. If you don't see that, you really are an animal that should be hunted down. ================== Vaynard/MelTorefas ================== MelTorefas: White Wolf... You are the perfect opponent for me. Vaynard: I guess you have no idea who you are dealing with. MelTorefas: It won't be long before you stop talking to me that way. Vaynard: You must have been a deprived child with no discipline. Show me what you got! MelTorefas: Don't you underestimate me! ================ Lance/MelTorefas ================ MelTorefas: You must be Lance. I'm your next opponent. Lance: I won't lose against a Knight of the atrocious Empire. MelTorefas: Atrocious? Are you calling our Empire atrocious? What does a kid like you know about us? It is natural that the stronger country rule the continent. Lance: You're wrong! Power does not dictate what's right and wrong. MelTorefas: What do you know about power, little man! =========== Lance/Daffy =========== Lance: Come on! Attack me if you dare! Daffy: Why am I fighting a kid? Lance: I'm not a kid! I'm the King of Almekia! Daffy: A kid is a kid! Isn't that right, Lance? Wait, Lance of Almekia? Today must be my lucky day! I can make a lot of money by killing you. Lance: I'll never lose to those who fight for money. Daffy: You don't know the importance of money? I guess you are a kid after all. ============= Lyonesse/Iria ============= Lyonesse: You... You're the Killer Doll from Iscalio, Iria! Iria: Queen of Leonia... Lyonesse: I feel an overwhelming power coming from her. I don't know if I can defeat her. But I can't run... Iria: You've got a pretty face. Lyonesse: What?! Iria: Fear and determination... The feeling is beautiful. Lyonesse: What are you saying? Iria: I want to see the expression on your face when I defeat you. ============= Iria/Esclados ============= Esclados: You are emitting a strong fighting spirit for a young girl. You don't seem afraid knowing that I am Esclados. Iria: I don't care who my opponent is. I'll defeat anyone who is an enemy of my Lord. Esclados: Well said. Let's see if you could say the same thing after I cut you into pieces. ================= Zemeckis/Brangien ================= Brangien: Zemeckis! Surrender before I kill you! Zemeckis: Aren't you the pompous daughter of the late King Doremiditt? You're just as silly as your father, thinking you could defeat me. You don't seem to realize who you're dealing with. Brangien: What?! Zemeckis: I guess it's my duty to reunite you with your creator, just as I did for your father. Brangien: You're the one who killed my father? Damn you! I won't let you get away with it! Zemeckis: You obnoxious wench! I'll shut your mouth for you! ================ Zemeckis/Morholt ================ Morholt: Zemeckis, you traitor. I have been waiting to see you again. Zemeckis: You're calling me a traitor, Morholt? What about you? Who do you work for now? You're no different than myself. Morholt: That's because I want to kill you for what you did to my brother. The Morholt of Almekia died with his brother... What you see now is a ghost that left its lord and country to kill you. Zemeckis: I don't care if you're a ghost... I only kill those who get in my way! ================ Dinadan/Esclados ================ Esclados: So you're the famous Knight Master, Dinadan. It's such an honor to fight you. It's time to see who is the best swordsman on the continent... You or myself. Dinadan: The best swordsman on the continent? I don't care for the title. You can call yourself the best for all I care. Esclados: Do you really think you can avoid the fight with me by saying that? En Garde, Knight Master! Dinadan: Give up while you can, pops... ============== Merriot/Ulster ============== Merriot: Another pervert from Iscalio, huh? Is there anybody in Iscalio who's normal? Ulster: P...Pervert?! Are you calling me a pervert? You just don't know the kind of people I deal with on a daily basis. Princess Merriot... You only know about life in the palace. Merriot: In any case, you don't seem to be a normal person to me. ================== Merriot/Langueborg ================== Merriot: I'm your opponent now. Prepare yourself! Langueborg: I'd rather not fight you. I don't have the heart to kill a woman. Merriot: What?! Langueborg: I will fight you if you insist, but I will hold my strength back. So... If I lose, that's because I was holding back. Merriot: (What's with this guy?!) Anyway, here I come! ============== Adilicia/Dryst ============== Adilicia: Mad Monarch Dryst... You are so different from our Lord Lance. One is naive and innocent, the other is wicked and devilish. Dryst: Naive and Innocent... Hmmmm, that describes me perfectly. Adilicia: Huh? That's describing our Lord, Lance! Dryst: Oh, then I am... Adilicia: Wicked and devilish! Dryst: Well, in any case, I should live up the expectations of a lady. I will be wicked and devilish as you want me to. ============= Castor/Miguel ============= Castor: Why did we have to meet this way... Miguel: En garde, Castor! Castor: So... You really want to fight me? Is the family name that important to you? Miguel: I'm the oldest son of the Rand Family. I have a responsibility to maintain the family name. Castor: I'm not talking about responsibilities. I want to know how you feel... Miguel: If I walk away now, I would be betraying my Lord. As a Knight, I must kill the enemy in front of me, even if it's you or Liguel. Castor: Damn you! I know you really don't mean that! But I will fight with you if you insist. Remember, no matter who wins, both of us will be hurting Liguel. ============= Liguel/Miguel ============= Liguel: Miguel! Miguel! Miguel: Liguel... I was hoping that this day would never come. You're my little sister, but also you're my enemy. I can't just let it go without fighting you. Liguel: I don't want to fight you, Miguel. Miguel: Did you forget the vow we made? We promised each other that we well fight each other, even if we are related. Liguel: I know, but Miguel... Miguel: Don't say anything! Talking to you only makes me sad... Let's just get this over with. Liguel: I don't mean to give you a hard time, I know you're in agony like I am. We never really wanted to be separated... But it's too late now. I can't betray my Lord, but I can't fight with you either. I don't know what to do... Miguel: Liguel, I have your answer. Fight me. Don't worry. I won't hurt you. I will give you my life. I want to make up for forcing us to fight, and I want you to maintain the Rand Family. Liguel: Don't say that. Are you telling me to kill you? You've changed my mind. You are even willing to die for me? How can I turn my back on you. I'll come with you, Let's just go home. Your Majesty... Please forgive me, but I can't leave him alone like this... Liguel defects to Miguel's country. =========== Rand Family =========== Liguel: Miguel, Castor... At last, we can fight together. Castor: Yes, but we don't have time to enjoy it. Miguel: That's right. We can't lose this fight for the honor of the Rand Family. Liguel: That's right. Castor: Don't worry. If the three of us stick together, we have nothing to fear. Miguel: We've come a long way and finally realized what's important. We have gone through a lot before we reunited, and we're that much closer now. Now is the time for us to fight for our Lord and our future. ================ MelTorefas/Dryst ================ MelTorefas: Mad Monarch Dryst... I heard you are pretty good. Now, I get to see it with my own eyes. Dryst: What good will it do? MelTorefas: I am seeking power. You could be food to nurture my strength. Dryst: Ha, ha, ha... That's a very good way of thinking. I admire those who are strong. However, I don't like those who are too serious about becoming stronger. I suggest you relax and enjoy life. MelTorefas: Shut up! Don't lecture me! ============= Kiloph/Camden ============= Kiloph: Hey you! The one with the funny mustache! Camden: Please, show mercy! Oh, it's just a kid... How dare you talk to me that way. Kiloph: Who do you think is capable of making this world a better place, Queen Lyonesse or that crazy King of yours? Camden: Of course, Queen Lyonesse. Kiloph: What? Camden: I'm sure that lovely Queen is capable of making a world where people can live equally and abundantly. Kiloph: Wow, do you really think so? Well, why don't you come to Leonia? I can talk to Lyonesse about you. Camden: No, thank you. Kiloph: What?! Camden: I wouldn't want to live a world where everyone is equal and abundant. I would rather see the world to be where only those who make an effort can become happy. I want to keep all the happiness to myself. Kiloph: You're one selfish rat! I should teach you a lesson. Camden: Well, you don't seem to know who I am. I'll just bake you with my magic. ======================== Carlota/Adilicia/Aphelia ======================== Carlota: We'll show you the power of the Three Beauties of Almekia! Adilicia: Am I one of the three? Carlota: Of course! Adilicia: I like the sound of it! If we fight together, there is nothing we need to be afraid of. Aphelia: Three Beauties of Almekia? When did this happen? Adilicia: Come on! It's just a saying... Anyway, are you girls ready? Carlota: I sure am. Aphelia: I'm more than ready. ================ Helrato/Layoneil ================ Helrato: It's been a while, Layoneil. You haven't forgotten about what you did to my left eye, have you? Layoneil: Helrato! Helrato: I was so humiliated when I lost the battle with you. I must make you go through the same humiliation. Layoneil: What!?! Helrato: You know, I should even thank you for hurting my eye. Every time I felt the pain in my left eye, I remembered the humiliation you put me through. I trained myself hard to become stronger so that I would defeat you some day. I even got the title of Black Knight. Layoneil: Physical strength is superficial. Real strength is what's in your soul. Helrato: Are you afraid of me, Layoneil? Don't disappoint me. well... I guess preaching won't do any good. You're going to die here anyway. I hope your sword is as sharp as ever. Layoneil: I guess I can't avoid this fight. If you say you're going to excel me, then I just have to excel myself! ================ Layoneil/Dinadan ================ Layoneil: Are you the Knight Master? I'm Layoneil. I am trying to attain the peak of a swordsman. Will you accept my challenge? Dinadan: Attain the peak of a swordsman? It's rare to meet a person like you these days. Isn't there other fun things you should be doing? Layoneil: The sword means everything to me. Please let me see how much I've improved. Dinadan: I like your personality. I would be happy to be your opponent. Layoneil: I appreciate it... OK, are you ready? =========== Mira/Millet =========== Mira: To win a victory in battle means everything to us now. Millet: That's right. We must win. That's the reason why we are here. Mira: We can't afford to lose. Millet: We must keep on fighting until our dreams come true. Mira: I know we can make our dreams come true together. Millet: That's right, Mira! =========== Rain/Millet =========== Rain: Millet, I'll protect you if you're in danger. Millet: I can't let you get injured. I won't be able to face Ranguinus if you're injured because of me. Just stay behind me. Rain: Well... I may not be as good a Knight as you are, but I want to protect you, Millet. Millet: That's very nice of you to say... But it's my duty to protect you. Don't worry, I'll be fine. Rain: Millet!!! Mira: (I know she doesn't mean any harm, but... That must have hurt his feelings.) ============== Isfas/Zemeckis ============== Isfas: Flowers which take a long time to bloom burn to ashes in a second in war. The war eliminates everything. You should know this. Why are you going for death? Vaynard: You don't know what you are talking about. My wish is to revive the continent from the ashes. Isfas: Don't you think the only thing that can be born from the ashes is sorrow? Vaynard: No, I don't. Isfas: I see... Then, I must stop you before it's too late. ============ Ivan/Gereint ============ Ivan: G...Gereint! Gereint: Ivan... So, you really became a Knight of the Empire. Ivan: Yes, I did. But believe me, I didn't do it because I wanted to. I had no choice. Gereint: Then, why don't you leave the Empire right now? Ivan: I can't do that. It seems that Zemeckis is much stronger than Prince Lance. There is more possibility for me to survive, if I stay with the Empire. I don't care what anybody says, I just want to survive the war. Gereint: Ivan, everybody has something more important than his own life. I'm sorry you don't seem to understand that. Ivan: What?! You're not going to fight me, are you? We're friends. Gereint: Well... We used to be good friends. I hope we still are. That is why I must fight you. It is my duty to correct the mistake you made as a friend. If you insist on supporting Zemeckis, I have no choice but to kill you. ================ Esclados/Gereint ================ Esclados: Hello, Gereint. It's been a long time. Are you a better fighter now? Gereint: Master Esclados? Why are you with Zemeckis? Esclados: You may not understand this, but... I needed an answer. What kind of meaning did the sword have in my life? For what purpose did I attain the title of Master? That night, when I killed a man, I was carried away by impulse. I saw the answer in the screams and blood that surrounded me. That is why I decided to support Zemeckis. My desires can only be attained through my contribution of the war. When I find the answer during the war, my sword will reach its peak. Gereint: You know that there is no answer to what you are searching for. Please come to your senses. I don't want to fight you. Esclados: Did you say you don't want to fight me? Don't lie to me, Gereint. I know your sword is trembling with joy for an opportunity to fight your master. Come on, Gereint. Defeat me for what you believe in. Be a better swordsman than me! Gereint: This is not the way how I wanted to fight you. However, I must kill you to show my loyalty and return gratitude to my lord. ================ Luintail/Gereint ================ Luintail: You must be Gereint of Almekia. Gereint: Luintail of Norgard! I heard that you left when King Doremiditt died. I had no idea you went back. Luintail: I won't retire until I defeat you. We must decide who the winner is today. Gereint: I was going to say the same thing. ================== Bagdemagus/Shiraha ================== Bagdemagus: Ha, ha, ha... You better be ready for this! I'll crush you. Shiraha: You seem to be very confident with your strength. Bagdemagus: Are you kidding? There is no one who is physically stronger than I am. Shiraha: Strong attacks don't mean anything if you miss the target. Your attacks won't manage to hit me. Bagdemagus: Ha, ha, ha... This is getting interesting. Let's try and see what happens! =========== Lance/Irvin =========== Lance: Irvin... Why are you supporting Zemeckis? Irvin: ....... Lance: We have always been together! You know that yourself. Nobody understands me better than you. Why? Irvin, Why? Irvin: I understand you very well. I know the agony of losing the country and your father being killed... Lance: Why don't we fight together to defeat Zemeckis? Let's reinstate Almekia together! Irvin: Lance... You always see the world from one point of view. Zemeckis is a traitor and the reinstatement of Almekia is the answer. Do you realize that if you give up the reinstatement of Almekia, that alone will prevent more casualties. Or do you think that the name, Almekia is more important than our lives? Lance: Irvin?! What are you talking about? Irvin: Maybe you're going to call me a traitor too... I have never considered myself your ally. Lance: Irvin... Are you saying that you're my enemy? Irvin: Yes, that's what I'm saying. So, get ready to fight me. =============== Raizen/Zemeckis =============== Raizen: Emperor Zemeckis. Will you accept my challenge? Zemeckis: You are nothing to me. Beat it! Raizen: You should judge my ability after fighting with me. Zemeckis: You are a piece of cake. ================ Cortina/Zemeckis ================ Cortina: So, you're Zemeckis... Geez, you sure look intimidating... But I'm going to beat you up, so that I can go back to the stage and dance. Zemeckis: Stage? Dance? What are you talking about? Cortina: It's none of your business, but dancers like myself are affected by your war. And it's just dancers. Poets.... traveling merchants.... There are so many people who can't do business unless there is peace in the world. The world doesn't belong to the Knights. Zemeckis: Well... That makes sense... However, if you're a dancer, shouldn't you be concentrating on your career on the stage? This is a battlefield and people like you don't belong here. Drop your weapons and take a hike! Cortina: Shut up! I'm only fighting to create a world where I can dance without any worries. Are you ready Zemeckis? Zemeckis: You're an idiot... But if you really want to fight, I accept your challenge! =============== Cierra/Victoria =============== Cierra: That's an ugly looking hat you're wearing. I don't know of any knight from Iscalio who has good taste. Victoria: I don't expect and old hag like you to understand my elegant taste. Cierra: Old hag?! Are you calling me an old hag?! Victoria: What's wrong with calling an old hag an old hag? Cierra: Shut your mouth! I can't tolerate you anymore! ============= Janfadar/Gish ============= Janfadar: Magician Gish... Let me see your power. Gish: Sure, but it'll cost you. Janfadar: I don't care if I have to give up my life for obtaining the truth of magic. Gish: Then, I hope you get enough of my magic. --------------- Gilsus/Brangien --------------- Gilsus: You're a beautiful lady. I would rather have met you in a city instead of the battlefield. Brangien: Cut the crap! I don't find men like you attractive. Gilsus: Your beauty could be one of legend... That is, with a little touch up. Brangien: I don't need beauty. I need power to defeat my enemies. Now, I'll show you the power I have. Gilsus: Well... That's too bad. I guess I don't have a choice. I have to do what I'm supposed to do. Are you ready, milady? ============= Isfas/Vaynard ============= Isfas: Flowers which take a long time to bloom burn to ashes in a second in war. The war eliminates everything. You should know this. Why are you going for death? Vaynard: You don't know what you are talking about. My wish is to revive the continent from the ashes. Isfas: Don't you think the only thing that can be born from the ashes is sorrow? Vaynard: No, I don't. Isfas: I see... Then, I must stop you before it's too late. ================ Soleil/Schutleis ================ Soleil: Schutleis!!! Schutleis: Soleil! Why are you fighting for the Empire? Soleil: ...... Schutleis: There's got to be a reason why you're supporting the Empire. Soleil: My mother... The Empire is holding her hostage. Schutleis: What?! Soleil: I'm sorry Schutleis... But I have no choice but to fight for them. I will do my best and I expect you to do your best as well. ============= Shiraha/Kazan ============= Shiraha: It's been a long time, Kazan. Kazan: It has been a long time, since you turned your back on us. It's time for you to pay for what you did... So many people had to die for your sins... You know the rules of the family... Traitors must face death! Shiraha: Kazan... I'm sorry, but I can't die yet. Kazan: You beg for your life in the presence on your enemy, Shiraha? Shiraha: ...Yes, that's right. I must live. It's easy to die but if I die, that's the end of it. Kazan: Sakura died because of you. Even if everyone else forgives you, I never will. Shiraha: So... Sakura died... However, I can't die. I will stay alive even if I have to kill you. ================= Layoneil/Esclados ================= Layoneil: I am Layoneil. I'm training to attain the peak of a swordsman. Sword Master Esclados, please accept my challenge. Esclados: Child... You're too confident... Layoneil: I know that I'm making an outrageous request. But the sword means everything to me. Esclados: The sword, huh? I guess you don't seem to understand the important thing is how many people you kill... You're about to contribute to the blood already on my sword. ================= Cathleen/Zemeckis ================= Cathleen: Zemeckis... You're the man who caused the chaos on the continent. Even if I defeat you, the peaceful days of the past may never return. However, I must kill you for the future of the children. Zemeckis: Your bold words are not enough to defeat me. ============= Liguel/Castor ============= Liguel: Castor! Castor! Castor: Liguel?! Is that you? Damn you, Miguel! How can I kill my own sister? Liguel: I can't fight you either! Castor: Liguel, why don't you come with me? I can support you. Liguel: No, I can't. I can't turn my back against my Lord. Castor: Are you saying that you would rather fight me? Liguel: I can't do that either. Castor: Then what is it you want to do? Liguel: I wish I knew the answer. How can I choose between my Lord and my brother. That's a question I'll never have an answer to. Castor: I'm sorry. I didn't mean to upset you. Please don't cry. I know you can't choose one over the other. Liguel: I really don't know what to do. Castor: Well... there is one thing I can do that will solve the problem. Liguel: Really? What is it? Castor: You don't have to worry about it. Liguel: What?! Castor: I've decided to go to your country, Liguel. Liguel: What?! Really? Castor: What kind of brother would I be if I made you cry? Forget the promotion. I don't care about my success anymore. Liguel: Castor... Castor: Why are you crying? I wanted you to be happy. Liguel: I am happy... Castor: I'll protect you from now on. Liguel: Thank you, Castor. Castor defects to New Almekia. =============== Kiloph/Zemeckis =============== Kiloph: So you must be the cause of this war, Zemeckis... Zemeckis: What are you going to do about it? Kiloph: I don't like your attitude. How many people do you think have suffered because of you? I won't let you get away with it. Zemeckis: Be reasonable... Sacrifices have to be made when you're creating something. Kiloph: I don't want to hear any excuses. You don't know the pain of losing something important because of some selfish bastard. I can't sleep in peace until you experience the same thing. Zemeckis, I'll kill you and end this war. Zemeckis: Ha, ha, ha... This war was inspired by this era. Even if you defeat me, the war will not end. Needless to say, you won't be able to establish a new order. What do you think you can do? Kiloph: What the hell are you talking about? I have people I have to protect. Isn't that good enough? Zemeckis: You sound like a sissy. Domination of the world is God's will and nobody will stop me. ============== Langueborg/Cai ============== Langueborg: So you're the King of Caerleon? Cai: Yes, I am. Langueborg: Silent Wise King... I was looking forward to find out what kind of man you would be. I guess I was expecting too much. You're just an ordinary man who wants to look important. Cai: What?! Langueborg: I guess you agree with me, right? Would you like to know how I knew that just by looking at you? Cai: Not really. Langueborg: I'll tell you anyway. I can't see any sign intelligence on your face. Those with genuine intelligence like myself, emit their intelligence like a fragrance. Cai: The only thing you're emitting is hot air. Langueborg: Don't get smart with me! You should know there is always someone better than you. Once you see my power, you will know how ignorant you have been... Cai: OK, then I should take this battle seriously too. Langueborg: ...Unfortunately, I can only perform half as well as I usually do. I don't feel up to it today... Cai: What!? Is this a joke? +++++++++++++++++++++++++++ h. Quest Knights and Quests +++++++++++++++++++++++++++ =================== Cortina recruitment =================== While on a journey, Name came across a theater. There seems to be trouble, since there's a lot of noise coming from inside. Girl's Voice: What?! Are you telling me that I'm fired?! Man's Voice: No, Cortina. That's not what I'm saying. It's just that since you're one of the Rune Knights, it's disrespectful for me to put you up on the stage. Name: (Knight? Is that girl a Knight?) Cortina: I'm a dancer, not a Knight! Look at me! See? I can do the turns and raise my legs high. You're making a big mistake. You wouldn't want to see a good dancer like me leave. Please, let me get on stage. Dancing is my life. Please... Leader: You can cry all you want, but I still can't let you get on the stage. The audience wouldn't feel comfortable watching a Rune Knight dance on stage. I'm sorry, but I can't let you stay. Now, get out! Cortina: Ouch! What are you doing, you pervert! Nobody wants to work in a crappy theater like this anyway. You'll see, someday I'll become a big star and you'll be begging me to dance here! Remember that! Name: Are you all right? Name gave her a handkerchief to wipe her tears with. Cortina: Oh... Thank you, but I'm just pretending. Name: Pretending? Cortina: Uh-huh. Did I fool you too? A dancer must be able to act as well, you know. You must have overheard the conversation. I don't know, but I've got this Mana Power or something. I never told anyone about it because I didn't care. I would rather be dancing than fight in a battle. When I finally mentioned it, everybody was shocked and people started to treat me differently. They even call me "Miss Cortina" now, though I'm still the same person inside... Well, now I don't have a place to stay for the night. Name: Miss Cortina... Why don't you come to my country and work as a Knight? Cortina: What?! Are you a Knight? You sure are dressed like one. Name talks Cortina into using her ability as a Knight to restore peace in Forsena. Cortina: What..? This is... Too sudden. A Knight? I don't know, but I know there is less work for a dancer like me during war... I don't have any particular place to go... OK! I'll do it! The sooner we have peace back, the sooner I can start dancing again. If I think about it, "The dancer who saved Forsena" isn't that bad of a catch phrase for my future. But please promise me when the war is over, you'll let me go back to being a dancer again. Of course, I will do all I can as a Knight, but that's not what I want to be for the rest of my life. My goal is to become the No. 1 dancer in Forsena. Cortina has joined. ============= Hyude's Quest ============= It has been almost a month since Hyude got lost in the Fileria Forest. Hyude: It must have been a week since I used up all the food I had. I wonder if I'm ever going to get out of this forest. I guess this is why this forest is called "the maze forest"... I knew it wasn't going to be easy... I'm so hungry... I can't move anymore. Damn it! I don't want to die here... I'm losing it...... ... ...... ......... ............ Elf Woman: Are you awake? Hyude: Where am I..? Heaven? Elf Young Man: Ha, ha, ha... You're in Diaspola, the city of Elves. Hyude: City... of... Elves? Elf Woman: Yes. By the way, you are alive. Elf Young Man: We usually don't let humans enter Diaspola. Elf Woman: You can stay here until you get better. Hyude: Thank you very much. Elf Woman: My name is Peryner. Call me whenever you need anything. Elf Young Man: You shouldn't tell your name to a stranger. Peryner: It's all right... Will you tell me your name as well? Hyude: Hyude... I'm an adventurer that travels everywhere. Peryner: That sounds exciting. All we do here is pick nuts and hunt. What do the other humans do? Elf Young Man: Humans are barbarians who are constantly fighting for their selfish desires. Peryner: That's what the elders say, but this human doesn't seem that bad. Elf Young Man: Did you hear that? She said you're not that bad. Hyude: Barbarians... You may be right. 3 days later... Hyude: I feel much better now, thanks to you. Peryner: That's great. You're welcome to stay as long as you would like. What story of adventure are you going to tell us today? Hyude: Well... let's see... Elf Young Man: Wow... You're so curious all of a sudden. Peryner: What's wrong with being curious? It's better to be curious than to be a trouble-maker like you! Elf Young Man: Relax, I'm just kidding, OK? The following day... Peryner: Here is your medicine. Hyude: Oh, thank you. Elf Young Man: Hey, you've been giving him a lot of attention lately... Do you have a thing for him? Hyude: (Cough) ...W...Wha... Peryner: What are you talking about? Elf Young Man: You know what I'm talking about... 6 days later... Hyude: Peryner, thank you for everything you've done for me. Peryner: You're welcome. Hyude: Now that I'm feeling better, I should be on my way. Peryner: What?! Hyude: I'm glad we met. Peryner: Hyude... Peryner runs out of the room. Hyude: Did I say something? Elf Young Man: Don't you get it? You should go after her. Hyude: Go after her? Hyude goes after Peryner. Elf Young Man: This is all my fault, all because I brought that human here. Well, she was right about me. I am a trouble-maker. Peryner is standing under the tree, lost in her thoughts.. Peryner: Are you really going? Hyude: I feel fine now, so maybe I should... Peryner: I want you to stay in Diaspola with me. Hyude: Peryner... Peryner: Will you stay? Hyude: ...... Hyude and Peryner have fallen in love. ==================== Hyude's Quest Part 2 ==================== Hyude and Peryner are enjoying some time alone in the forest, running through the trees like children. It seemed like this time of peace was going to last forever... But... Peryner: Hyude! Look over there! I see fire and smoke! Hyude: Yes. I see it. It looks like there is a battle going on there. Peryner: I'm scared... Elf Young Man: Hey, why are you two on a date in a place like this? Peryner: Limlight! What are you doing here? Limlight: Don't get the wrong idea... I wasn't following you. I was checking on the humans. You can see that battle over there, can't you? The humans are fighting each other again. Isn't it ugly? Hyude: It sure is... Elder: That is the true nature of humans... They lose themselves in the presence of immediate desire and won't hesitate to kill for it. It is human nature to destroy themselves. Peryner: Elder... Elder: I don't think they will keep the fighting within their territory. They might take advantage of the chaos and try to invade Diaspola. We should consider moving the city before it's too late. Hyude: !!!! Limlight: He's right. They say there is no limit to human desire. Hyude: I'm sorry. Limlight: Why are you apologizing? Hyude: I have just realized that I was wrong. Peryner: What are you talking about, Hyude? Hyude: I let myself get carried away while I was on duty as a Knight. I'm ashamed of myself. Peryner, I have to go. I have something I have to attend to. Peryner: No! You're not one of them. You're a good human and you have nothing to do with them. Please forget about them and stay with us. Hyude: I can't... Peryner: Why not!? Hyude: Peryner... I'm sorry, but I'm a human. I can't just look away from what's going on in the world and just enjoy myself. That would be too selfish. I must strive for peace on the continent. I promise I'll be back when I see things change. Please wait for me. Peryner: No. I don't want you to go. Elder: Peryner, you must understand. He is determined. Let him go. Hyude: Elder, thank you for everything. Although humans may be barbarians, at least some of us are trying to better ourselves. I am going on my mission to prove it. Elder: Very well. Limlight: Wait! Can I trust you? Hyude: Of course. Limlight: Elder! Please allow me to go with him to see if what he claims is true. Elder: Very well, you can go with him. It is good for you to experience as many things as you can while you are young. It may be fate that you have the power of the Rune. As a representative of Diaspola, see what humans are like with your own eyes. Limlight: Thank you. OK, so I'm going with you, Hyude. I hope you don't mind. Hyude: Not at all... Limlight: Peryner, I know he is going to expose his weaknesses sooner or later. I don't want you to be disappointed when he does. Peryner: I believe in him. Limlight: Shall we go? Peryner: Hyude! Hyude: Peryner... Please believe in me and wait for me. I will be back. Peryner: Yes, Hyude. I'll wait for you. Limlight: I don't know what she sees in this human... Limlight has joined. ================== Balder Recruitment ================== While Name was walking through the town, a merchant came up to Name. Merchant: Hello there, are you one of the Rune Knights? Name: Are you talking to me? Merchant: You don't have to hide it. I can easily tell... I heard that there aren't enough Knights because of the war. I happen to know a Knight who is still available. Would you like to meet him? I'm not asking for money, since I'm doing this for the country. Man: Father? What are you doing in a place like this? Are you trying to cheat someone again? Merchant: What are you talking about, Balder? This man is one of the Rune Knights and we were just talking about your future as a Knight. Now, leave us until we are done. Balder: Oh, I see... Now you're going to decide how I should live my life? Merchant: If I don't you'll never start working. Balder: You don't have to worry about me. I'll decide how I should live my life. I just need some support from you. Merchant: Listen, Balder. An opportunity like this comes only once in a lifetime. It would be such an honor for my son, the son of a merchant, to work as a Knight in the Palace. Balder: I'm surprised to hear the word "honor" from you. You always say, "honor doesn't bring you food." But I guess credibility is the most important thing for a merchant. If you're the father of a Knight, you will have a higher credibility. With that, you'll get more business, which leads to more money, right? I'm sorry, but I have no intention of being your business tool. I won't become a Knight. Merchant: Balder! Is that the way to talk to your father? You are no longer my son! I disown you! Go anywhere you wish! Balder: What!? You disown me? That means we are no longer related, right? Merchant: That's right. Balder: Great! Sir, can I come with you to meet your Lord? Merchant: What!? Balder: That man there and I have nothing to do with each other. Therefore, that man can't take any advantage of me becoming a Knight. Name: That makes sense... Merchant: Wait a second! I was wrong! Balder, my son! Balder: I would appreciate it if you don't call me that anymore. Didn't you just disown me? Well, shall we get going? Balder starts walking away. Merchant: Balder..! My son..! Balder has joined. ================= Hyude Recruitment ================= While on a journey, Name became lost in a forest. Time passes by as darkness starts to embrace the area. While wandering around in the forest, a voice comes out from of nowhere. Traveler: Excuse me. Name: !!! Traveler: What are you doing in the forest on a night like this? Name explains what has happened. Traveler: Ha, ha, ha... So you're lost in the forest?! I'm sorry. And you want to know the way out of the forest... Well, too bad... I can't tell you. Why? I'll tell you why. I am lost myself. That's why. Ha , ha, ha..... Name: Huh? Traveler: My name is Hyude. I'm an adventurer. There is nothing we can do right now. I guess we'll have to spend the night here. They sat down by the fire and told each other about themselves. As they talked, it became clear that Hyude had the ability to be a Knight. Name suggested to Hyude that he should apply to become a Knight. Hyude: I don't know how I could be of any help. I only know about adventure. Name: Don't worry! Name encourages Hyude to at least meet Name's Lord... Hyude: Well... You've convinced me. I'll meet with your Lord. The next morning, Name found the way out of the forest with help of Hyude and headed for home. Name: I brought a freelance Knight. Hyude: My name is Hyude, the adventurer. I don't like to stay in one place for a long time. I never had a chance to become a Knight before. But from now on, I'll work hard to be of use to you. I'm on my way out to investigate the situation of other countries. Hyude left on a journey. Ruler: ......... (It looks like) Hyude has joined. ================= Dogal Recruitment ================= As Name was wandering around the mountain, something at the bottom of the cliff started to move. It looks like a Pixie with an injured wing. Name started to approach it as rocks started to fall from the mountain. Name: Oh, no... Name loses consciousness as a rock falls on Name's head. ............ ............ ............ Some time had passed. Brusom woke up inside a dark cave. Old man: You're finally awake, huh? An old man with a scary looking face is looking at Brusom. The Pixie with the injured wing is next to him, with some other tamed monsters. It looks like this old man has the power to control monsters. Old man: Am I ugly? Don't lie to me by saying no. Everyone makes fun of my face. My name is Dogal. I left civilization and came to live on this mountain for the last 30 years. Name: 30 years... Dogal: I used to live in a town, but the people in the town called me names. "Ugly", "Dirty", "Monster", you name it. I couldn't take it anymore, so I left. It was more like I was forced to leave... I still get sick to my stomach when I think about it... You're a Knight, aren't you? Most of the Knights I know don't think twice about sacrificing monsters in order to win. However, you jumped in front of the falling rocks to protect the Pixie. Why? Brusom: Protect the Pixie..? I don't know... I wasn't thinking.... Dogal: You weren't thinking? I guess you're not qualified to be a Knight. Name: What..? Dogal: But I thank you for saving the Pixie. Do you see these monsters? They are my family. They are my children, since I live on this mountain by myself. It's been a while since I spoke to a human. I can't find the words, but I just want you to know that I really appreciate what you did. You're not bad for a human. Thank you. If you don't mind, I have favor to ask of you. Name: What is it? Dogal: Would it be possible for my children and I to work for your country? Name: Excuse me? Dogal: As I have said before, I hate humans. To live among the humans against is the last thing I want. However, the war has reached this far and we are running low on food. If I'm alone, I wouldn't mind dying, but I can't stand seeing my children stave. So, what do you say? I won't complain as long as you feed us well. A country with a Knight like you shouldn't be that bad. Please let me work as a Knight for your country. Knight: I understand. I'm sure my Lord will be happy to have you with us. Dogal: Really? Did you hear that everyone? I'm going to be able to let you all eat as much as you want. Thank you very much. Dogal has joined. ==================== Layoneil Recruitment ==================== While walking through the forest, Name encountered a young man training. From the way he was using the sword, it was obvious that he was protected by the Runes. Name asked the young man if he would be interested becoming a Knight. Swordsman: I live my life by the sword. I'm not interested in anything else. Name: ... Name tells him about the chaotic situation on the continent. That people have to do something about it to end the war. Swordsman: I see. I understand what you are saying. However, as I told you, I live by the sword and I'm not interested in anything else. Name became annoyed. Name: You're running away from everything. Name started to talk about how selfish it was of him to ignore the war that's going on. Name also said that there are many Swordsmen and Knights that are powerful in the war. Swordsman: You may be right. Living in denial may be wrong. Also, I've heard about the Swordsmen and Knights in the war. I would like to have a match with them someday. You've cleared my vision, thank you... I have never wanted to work under any Lord, but... I guess I'll meet your Lord. Layoneil has joined. ===== Aldis ===== The water in the lake is so transparent that it seems like air. There is a girl playing with a baby Dragon on the banks of the lake. Girl: What are we going to do today, Puro? Play in the water or taking a nap in the sun, or... Baby Dragon: Ku, Kiu. Girl: You want to play hide and go seek? But... there's only the two of us... Name: (She's talking to the Dragon?) Name remembers hearing about a legendary clan called the "Dragon Clan". It is said that they live with Dragons and communicate with them. Baby Dragon: Kiu, Kiu Girl: What did you say? There is one more? Oh, I didn't notice you. Nice to meet you. Name: H...Hello... Girl: My name is Aldis and this is Puro. Puro: Kiuuu, Kiuuu! Aldis: Oh, he likes you. Name: I like him too. Aldis: Would you like to play hide and go seek with us? Name started to play hide and go seek with the girl and the baby Dragon. Time goes on... Aldis: Thank you very much for playing with us today. I hope we can return the favor someday. Right, Puro? Puro: Kiu, Kiu. Aldis: He's saying thank you. Did you know that the Dragons have been around since the era of the Gods, long before humans were created? Legends say their duty was to protect the Gods. The Dragons are watching what the humans are doing. They are worried about the future of Forsena. I know you are a kind person, but please keep this in mind. The girl disappears as if she turned into mist. Name: W..Wait..! Name had a mysterious experience. =========== Aldis Joins =========== Aldis: Name, it's nice to see you again. Do you remember Puro, the Dragon we played hide and go seek with? Puro: Kiu. Aldis: He must really like you. He was talking about you all the time. The other day, he predicted that something bad is going to happen to you. He wanted to come and help you. To be honesty, I don't want to see your country fall. I want this war to end. I don't want to see anymore Dragons to be hurt. I'll fight for the future of the Dragons. Puro and I will support you. Aldis has joined. ====================== Recruiting Mira/Millet ====================== While on a journey, Name encounters Mira and Millet, the twins who were Knights of the Esgares Empire. Name gets ready for a battle, but it seems that they do not wish to fight. Millet: You must be a Knight of Country. I am Millet and this is Mira. We are twins. Mira: The only thing we want is to revive our family name. Millet: There was a time when we were enemies, but that's in the past. Mira: She's right. We have no grudges against you. Millet: The Esgares Empire is gone, but my sister and I survived. But we haven't been able to revive our family name. Mira: By the way, do you have enough knights in your country? We don't mind working for New Almekia. I think you'll find us worth your while. Name: Really? Name remembered an ancient legend stating that twins were the children of the devil and were the symbol of bad luck. Whenever twins are around, disaster always occurs. Millet: So... What do you think? Will you make the arrangements to let us meet with your Lord? Name: Well... Mira: What is the problem? Are you worried because we are twins? Name: No! Not at all. Mira: You're not much of a Knight if you believe in the legend of twins. Emperor Zemeckis didn't care about things like that. I guess no one has his qualifications. Name: W...What?! Name tries to explain that it doesn't matter that they're twins. Mira: Well, then let us meet with your Lord. Name has no choice but to accept their request. Millet: You won't regret this. We promise you. Name, now accompanied by Mira and Millet, returns to Country. Name: I have brought two Knights with me who used to work for the late Empire. They insisted on meeting with you. Audience Room Mira: I'm Mira. I'm the older sister. Millet: I'm Millet, the younger sister. Lance: I'm glad that you came, Mira and Millet. You two look so much alike... Oh, excuse me. I've never met twins before, so I'm quite impressed to see you two. Mira: I understand. Twins are said to be cursed and are hated by everyone. We seldom expose ourselves like this. Millet: Indeed. Lance: Did you say "cursed"? Mira: I did... Don't you know? Don't you know the legend of twins? Lance: Yes, I've heard of the legend, but what I'm asking is if you two are really cursed. Mira: What?! Millet: Well, what do you think, King Lance? Do you think we are cursed? Lance: I just think you two are very pretty. Millet: Wow, you flatter me! Lance: Well, that's exactly what I think. I don't see anything that makes me think that you two are cursed. Mira: Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha. Lance: What is so funny? Mira: I think I like you, King Lance. You don't let what others say influence the way you think. You try to see things with your own eyes. Lance: What?! Mira: I will risk my life fighting for you! Millet: Mira... Why are you rushing... Lance: Really? Mira: Yes. Millet, you're with me, right? Millet: ...I'm sorry, my sister here doesn't have any manners. Lance: Ha, ha, ha... That's quite all right. Mira: How long are you going to act innocent? Millet: What are you talking about? I'm not acting innocent! Mira: Come on, Millet. You're usually so talkative... Millet: Mira! Lance: Ha, ha, ha! Millet: Please excuse use for making a scene, King Lance. I hope you will still consider hiring us... Lance: Ha, ha, ha. Actually, I am convinced that I can expect much from you two. Mira and Millet have joined the troop. ================ Rain Recruitment ================ Trigger: A few months pass by after Mira and Millet join Soldier: Man named Rain is here to see you, your majesty. Audience Room Rain: It's an honor to meet you. My name is Rain. I'm a magician. I heard that Millet works for you. Mira: Hey, Millet... Isn't that your step-brother? Millet: What?! Is that you, Rain? Rain: Millet! Thank God, you're OK. Millet: Yes, I'm OK. I work as a Knight here. I'm glad to see you are well. Rain: So, you're a Knight in this country. That's great! Mira: By the way, is there something special that you came here for? Rain: As a matter of fact, yes. Your majesty, would you allow me to join your army? I promise I'll do my best. Mira: What?! You want to become a Knight? (Gee... He must have just come up with the idea after seeing Millet.) Are you sure about that? Are you sure you want to be a Knight? Rain: What do you mean by that? I'm still a man and I can fight! Mira: Well... What do you say, Millet? Millet: That's wonderful. I knew you would want to become a Knight some day. Your majesty, please let him join us. He is a very good man. Mira: H...Hey, Millet, are you serious? Rain: I will do my best. Mira: Well... I don't know about this... Rain has joined. ================ Rain/Mira/Millet ================ One evening, Rain is drinking alone in the bar. Rain: I'm useless! I can't even tell Millet about my feelings. Damn it! Mira: Hi there, Rain. Wow, you must been drinking a lot. Rain: ...Huh?! M...Millet? Mira: (Uh-oh... he is really drunk. He can't tell me from Millet...Well, what the heck. I can pretend to be Millet for a while.) Rain: Millet... Will you listen to me? I am so useless. Mira: Why are you saying that? Rain: I don't have the courage to tell my feelings to this girl I have a crush on. Mira: (I don't think he needs to tell her. It is rather obvious that he has a crush on her. Well, Millet is not the keen type to notice that though... I guess I can speed up this relationship. First of all, I have to encourage him to express his feelings for Millet.) I didn't know you have a crush on someone. Would you mind telling me who that is? Rain: Tell you?! I..I.. Mira: (Ha, ha... He's embarrassed.) Don't worry. I won't tell anyone, but I'm curious to know who stole your heart. Rain: I'm not worried about you telling anyone. Mira: Then why won't you tell me? Oh, I know, you don't trust me enough. Is that it? I'm so sad... I may die from the sorrow of not being trusted... (Or rather, die from laughing too hard from this...) Rain: But Millet... Mira: (I'm giving him a chance and he still can't say it? What an indecisive man!) Listen, Rain... Girls are waiting for guys to tell them their feelings first. If you don't tell her, someone else may take her away. Rain: Well... But... Mira: Such an indecisive man is not good for Millet! W...What are you doing? Rain: Millet! I love you, Millet!!! Mira: W... What are you doing? Get away from me! Rain hugs Mira. Mira: I said get away from me! You pervert! Rain: No! I love you, I love you!!! Mira: Someone, heeeeeeelp!!! Millet: Mira? What's the matter? What?! Is that you Rain? Rain: ....What?! Wait, wait, wait.... Is that you, Millet? Then this must be... Mira? Mira: Whoops... Millet: Oh... I'm sorry. I didn't mean to interrupt you, I thought I heard Mira scream. I'm sorry. Millet runs away. Rain: Millet! Wait! It's not what you think! Mira: Don't make excuses, just go after her! Rain: OK... Rain starts running after Millet. Mira shuts her eyes. Rain: Where are you, Millet? There you are. Wait, Millet! Wait! Please listen to me. Millet: You don't need to explain anything to me. Rain: Millet! Millet: To be honest, I had no idea you and my sister were on intimate terms... But that's none of my business. Rain: No! You're wrong. There is nothing going on between Mira and myself. Please trust me. Millet: What?! Rain: Actually, the girl I'm in love with is... Millet: Yes..? Rain: She is....uh... ............... Uhh............ Damn it! I'm helpless! I can't say it. Damn! Millet: What's the matter? Are you okay? Rain: Millet... I hope I'll be able to tell you someday. Millet: ? Rain: Someday, I will become a man worthy enough, Millet. Rain runs away. Millet: ...This is weird... =============== Ranguinus Joins =============== Rain is visiting his father, Ranguinus. Rain: Father, how have you been? Ranguinus: Rain, my son! I am doing fine. I heard you've become a Knight. I am quite impressed to see you make such a decision by yourself. Rain: Well... I did it for... By the way, I came to ask you for a favor. Ranguinus: Oh, what is it? Rain: Please return to the battlefield. Ranguinus: What?! You know I'm already retired. I have worked for two Lords and have lost them both. I'm not motivated to fight anymore. Rain: Father, the Empire has fallen, but the war is still going on. We need your help to end the war. Please be courageous as you used to be. Ranguinus: I am very impressed to hear you say that. You've grown so much, Rain. I don't know who gave you the courage, but I should be grateful to that person. If you say I can be of some help to you, I will go back to the battlefield. How can I say no to my son's request? Ranguinus has joined. ================= Mira/Millet Quest ================= Mira and Millet are in the cemetary in Goache Village, which is not very far from their homeland, Logres. Mira: Father, Mother, I hope you are resting in peace... Millet: ...And watching us from above. Mira: Well, shall we go and look for nanny? Bishop: Are you visiting the grave of your family? Mira: Yes, we are. Bishop: That's very nice of you. Are you two sisters? You look like each other... As a matter of fact, you look so much alike... No! You can't be twins... Or are you? Millet: Yes we are. Bishop: Oh my... This is an omen. You must be from the haunted Belferes family. Why did you come back to this village? Mira: Gees....here we go again. Millet: Do you still believe in that stupid legend? Bishop: Shut up! You're the children of the devil. If the legend isn't true, then why did the Belferes family cease to exist? Millet: It was because people like you were fooled by the stupid legend. Bishop: You can say anything you want, but the tragedy that occurred in this village is proof. How do you explain what happened that day? Mira: How could you blame us for that fire? Bishop: That fire occurred right after you two returned to the village. There is no excuse for you two. Mira: That was a coincidence. Bishop: Get out of this village before you wreak havoc again! And don't you ever come back! Mira: You are such a rude man. How would you like it if I stabbed you with my spear? Millet: Mira, I think we're done with what we came to do. Let's go. Mira: Yes, you're right. There is no reason for us to stay here any longer. Also, we must go look for nanny. Village Woman: Ahhhh!!!!! Mira: What was that? Millet: I heard a woman screaming! Village Woman: Someone, please help! A stray dragon is attacking the village! Bishop: See that? You two invited this! Mira: Wow... Are we really cursed? Millet: This is not the time to be joking, Mira! Let's help them out. Mira: Oh, OK. The two rushed to the village. The village was already engulfed in fire. Millet: Mira! There it is! Salamander: Gyaaaahhhhhhhhh!! Mira: That's a Salamander! Village Woman: Please help us. That Dragon is going to destroy the village. Mira: I guess we have no other choice but fight. Are you ready, Millet? Millet: Yes, I'm ready, Mira! I know we can win if we attack together. Mira: OK! Here we go. Yaaaahhhhh!!! Millet: Yaaaahhhhh!!! Salamander: Gyaaaahhhhh!!! Mira: Good! I got him! Millet: It looks like we almost got it. Now, I'll finish it off... Mira: Millet!!! Watch out!!!! Salamander: Gyaaahhhh!!! Mira: Aaahhhh!! Millet: Mira! Salamander: Grrrrrr!! Millet: Oh, no... Mira... Please don't die... Mira: W..What...are you... doing..? Finish him! Millet: But are you all right, Mira... I don't want you to die. Mira: You'll die too, if you don't finish him up now. Millet: But...but... Mira: ...Millet...hurry up... Kill it! Millet: ...OK, I'll try. Take this! Fall Berg!!!! Salamander: Gyaaahhhhh! Millet: I did it! Mira: ...Huf...Huf...Ou...Huf, Huf... Millet: Mira! Mira! Bishop: well, it looks like the Dragon is dead. Villager: So these girls are the cursed twins. One of them is dying. Bishop: She was destroyed by the omen which she invited herself... It's her fate. Millet: What are you saying? We're the ones who killed the Dragon. How can you say such a thing? Villager: You twins shouldn't be here in the first place! Millet: You are a Bishop, right? Please help my sister! If you leave her like this, she will die. I know you can use healing magic. Please, I beg you, please help my sister! Bishop: It's your own fault that this happened. I will not help you demons! Millet: This is crazy. You're not making any sense! Villager: Hey, shut up, you devil! Wham! Millet: Mira... Millet lost consciousness. ... ..... ........ ........... Man: Hello. Millet: Who are you? Where am I? Ouch, my head... Oh, I remember, I was hit from behind and I must have lost consciousness... Man: Please don't worry. I am Carmine. I'm a doctor and you are in my clinic. Your sister is here too. Mira: He found us in the outskirts of the village where they left us. Millet: Sister! My goodness, you made it through! I was worried because of your serious injury. Mira: The doctor's healing magic is very powerful. Millet: Oh, how can I thank you for saving us. Carmine: I just did what I was supposed to do as a doctor. But, it's unbelievable the way they treated you. It's so foolish to believe a legend with no actual proof. Millet: Thank you for being sympathetic with us. Carmine: Oh, the old lady in the bed there, she went through the same thing as you two. She told me that she used to work for the Belferes family and she was kicked out of the village because of that. Mira: What?! Carmine: She became seriously ill afterwards and has been in a coma ever since... Millet: She used to work for the Belferes family... Does that mean... Mira: Nanny? Millet: Oh, no... Mira: She had to go through so much because of us. Millet: We finally found her, but... Mira: I'm so ashamed of myself. How could I have said that I wanted to reinstate the Belferes family when I wasn't able to even protect Nanny. Carmine: Oh... So you are from the Belferes family... Mira: Why were we born as twins... Millet: Mira... Mira: If we hadn't been born as twins, our parents and Nanny wouldn't have to go through what they went through. Millet: ...... Mira: we may really be cursed... Millet: No! That's not true. Mira: Everybody becomes unhappy because of us... Millet: You're wrong! Mira: I wish we were never born! Millet: Stop it! Carmine: ...... Husky voice: Don't you... complain... Remember... You area a Belferes... Millet: What?! Did you hear that? Mira: Look! She's talking! Nanny: ...Welcome back... Miss Mira, Miss Millet... Mira: Nanny! Millet: You're awake, Nanny! Nanny: ...You... both of you have grown up to be fine ladies... Mira: Thank God! Millet: I'm sorry, Nanny... We should have come earlier... Nanny: Oh, don't worry. I'm all right. I'm very happy that I have two daughters who worry about me. Mira: I'm sorry. I'm sorry. Millet: It's all because of us. I'm sorry. Nanny: There is no need for you two to apologize. You two are the ones who had such hard times. Mira: Sniff...Sniff... Millet: Sob...Sob... Nanny: Oh... It must have really been rough for you. Carmine: It's a shame that good people suffer over a stupid legend. Nanny: But girls... It's not right to hate these people. The world is in chaos and people are confused with what's right and what's wrong. Mira: Yes, we know, Nanny. Millet: That's the reason why we fight. Nanny: That's right. You girls are fighting for the future, right? There is no way good girls like you could be demons. Don't ever say or do things to curse yourselves. Mira: I'm sorry. Nanny: Do you remember the broach? It used to belong to your mother. You girls gave it to me as a farewell gift. Millet: Mother's broach? Nanny: I told you I couldn't take it since it meant so much to you. But then you told me you were determined to reinstate the Belferes family and you would come to get me. I decided to keep the broach for you until that day. Mira: Yes, I remember. Nanny: I would like to return this broach to you both. Mira: Nanny... Nanny: This is the broach your mother asked me to keep in order to protect you girls. I have received enough protection already and I don't need to keep it any longer. Mira: OK, I understand what you are saying. We haven't reinstated the Belferes family yet, but we will achieve our goal without failing. Millet: We must return peace to Forsena for the same reason. Nanny: Ha, ha, ha... Mira: Nanny, we must get going. Nanny: Yes. Millet: Next time we see you, it will be when we have returned peace to Forsena. Take care of yourself, Nanny. Nanny: Please take good care of yourselves. Millet: Doctor, would you please keep an eye on her? Carmine: Sure, don't worry. She's in good hands. Good luck to you, girls. Mira: Thank you. Mira and Millet obtained "Pin of Protection". =================== Carmine Recruitment =================== Carmine: It's nice to see you again, Mira and Millet. Millet: Doctor Carmine! Nice to see you again! Mira: So good to see you, doctor!!! Carmine: I'm glad to see you both doing well. I came to see you because there is something I wanted to let you know. Mira: Oh, what is it? Millet: What is it? Carmine: Your nanny has fully recovered and is doing very well. As a matter of fact, she went back to your mansion and started organizing the place. That way, you two can go home anytime and it will be ready. Mira: Really?! That's great! Millet: We can't thank you enough for what you have done for us. Carmine: Oh, I only helped her get better. What really helped her was her will to live. The most crucial thing about treating illness is whether that person has the will to live or not. Millet: Yes, I agree with you, but she wouldn't be that well if it hadn't been for you. Carmine: There is one other thing I would like to talk to you about. Millet: Yes? Carmine: I didn't tell you this before, but I'm protected by Rune Power too. Mira: What?! So you're a Rune Knight? Carmine: I guess you can say that. I chose to live a doctor to treat those suffering from illness rather than to fight as a Knight. Being protected by Rune Power didn't have much of a meaning to me. However, my whole view changed when I met the two of you. Now I think I know what the meaning of Rune Power is. Millet: The meaning of Rune Power? Carmine: It's not just people that suffer from illness. The land of Forsena is suffering from serious illness and you girls are fighting to cure the land. You two made me realize that I was given the power to cure Forsena too. I feel ashamed for I hadn't realize that before. Mira: You don't need to feel ashamed at all. To treat sick people is an important task as well. Carmine: Yes, I know that and I haven't lost my interest as a doctor. However, in a broader point of view, unless the world is cured, people can't be cured in a real sense. Mira: I see... Carmine: I came to tell you that I'm going to fight with you. Millet: Doctor Carmine.... Carmine: I guess I'm your comrade from now on. Mira: Ha, ha, ha... Welcome to the team. Millet: What an encouragement it is to have you on our team! Carmine has joined. ================== Shiraha Recruitment ================== A man is sitting on the rocks by the stream meditating. It's Shiraha, who used to be a Knight of the Esgares Empire. Name was startled as Shiraha opened his eyes. Shiraha: I have no intention of fighting you. The Empire is gone. However, if you still wish to fight, then I'll accept your challenge. Realizing that Shiraha has no intention to fight, Name puts the weapon away. Shiraha: I have been here since the Empire was defeated. I have been thinking about what I have been doing and about what I should be doing from now on. The truth is, I have no purpose in life and I just exist in this life, no different than those stones. Let me ask you something... What would you do if you were in my situation? What should I do now? Name stops to think for a while and answers that a Knight's responsibility is to fight for what is right. Also that it's a shame to see a Knight like Shiraha waste his talent, who could help the people. Shiraha: Hmmmm.... OK, I will come with you. Would you arrange a meeting between me and your Lord? Name is surprised at the sudden request. Shiraha: If I follow the rules of my homeland, I must kill myself, However, my friend came to me in a dream and told me not to die. She said that I must pay for my sins. That's when I decided that I would follow the first Knight who lives up to my standards. Shiraha jumps off the rock. Shiraha: I know you can't trust a stranger like me. It doesn't matter what I'm ordered to do. It doesn't matter if I'm trusted, as long as I'm on the battlefield. To be honest with you, I don't know if being on the battlefield is the best thing for me. Life is so hard... It may be easier for me to kill myself, as the rule states. Shiraha has joined. ===================== Schutleis Recruitment ===================== Trigger: Be the first country to take an Esgares territory. Gereint: Prince Lance, there is a Knight who would like to work for us. BeauArte: Your majesty, there is a Knight who would like to work for us. Audience Schutleis: My name is Schutleis. I used to be a Knight of the Almekia Kingdom. As you know, Almekia fell by the hands of Zemeckis. I was badly injured and I barely escaped with my life. However, I needed to rest until I completely healed. Your majesty, my best friend Soleil, who is like a brother to me, has joined the Empire. I don't understand why, since he's always been loyal to Almekia. There has to be a reason for this. I heard that your soldiers are the strongest on the continent. I would like to join your troops and fight against the Empire. This way, I can save Soleil as well. Please allow me to join you. Schutleis has joined. ============================ Cathleen/Klaques Recruitment ============================ As Name reached a village, a priest approached Name. Priest: Excuse me... There has been a minor battle here and some of the villagers were involved and got injured. They need to be treated, but we are short on manpower. If you have the knowledge of healing, would you mind giving us a hand? Name decided to help out. Priest: Oh, great! Thank you! Cathleen, this person is going to give us a hand. I'm sorry, I didn't even introduce myself. My name is Klauques. This is my sister, Cathleen. Cathleen: That's very nice of you. Thank you for helping us. This means so much to us. Name started to treat the wounds. Later that night... Name was invited to the house of Cathleen and Klauques. There, Name found out that they travel from village to village to treat the wounded. Cathleen: I hope the war would end... The number of people wounded by the war increases every day. We can't keep up... Name decided to stay in the village for a while to help the wounded. While Name was working with Cathleen and Klauques, Name was motivated by their devotion toward helping the injured. Name the decided to ask if they are interested in becoming Knights. Cathleen: Would we be interested in becoming Knights..? Thank you for asking, but we can't... There are so many people who need help on the continent. We can't ignore them. I hope you understand. However, Name continued to persuade her, but it didn't do any good. Name finally gave up... But one day... Klauques: Name! Please, I need your help! My sister was attacked by a dragon and she is badly injured. I can't treat her by myself. Name ran to the spot where Cathleen was. Cathleen: I'm sorry... I was absent-minded... My carelessness caused you more trouble... Klauques: Cathleen! Don't talk! Name: (This is... very bad...) Name starts chanting the Recovery incantation right away. Cathleen pulls through the critical stage. Her brother's care and incantations brought her to a stable condition. Name decides to stay with them until Cathleen recovers. Name is still nursing Cathleen. She is getting a lot better. Klauques visits Name one night. Klauques: Name, my sister would like to speak with you. Would you come with me to her room? Cathleen's Bedroom Cathleen: Name, I would like to thank you for everything you've done for me. I can't express how much I appreciate you taking care of me. Name tells her that anyone would have done the same thing. Name: What is it you wanted to talk to me about? Cathleen: Yes... I have been thinking about this and... I think I'm going to apply to become a Knight. Name: Are you sure? Klauques: Cathleen?! Name is surprised and tells her that if she wants to do this to return the favor, she doesn't need to. However, she shakes her head. Cathleen: I would like to return the kindness, but that's only a part of the reason why I want to become a Knight. Klauques: Cathleen! Isn't this a bit too sudden? Cathleen: To tell you the truth, I have been thinking about this ever since you brought it up. No matter how hard we work, the number of casualties keep increasing. We can't sit around and wait for the war to end. We must make an effort to end it, even if it means going into the battlefield yourself. I would like to save everybody, instead of just an individual. Am I wrong, Klauques? Klauques: Cathleen... I understand. I also know how you are. Once you make up your mind about something, nothing or nobody can change it. I'll come with you. Cathleen: Name, we are not familiar with the war and we might become a burden to you. However, we will do our best to return peace to this continent. Cathleen has joined. Klauques has joined. ++++++ Quests ++++++ ============== Fountain Quest ============== While being lost in the forest, ___ came upon a strange fountain. ___ threw a coin to pray for a safe voyage and fortune. After a while, as ___ was about to leave, the fountain glowed suddenly and a fairy appeared. Fountain Fairy: You must be the one who threw in this coin... This is beautiful. First, I will give you a kiss as gratitude. The Fountain Fairy lightly kissed on ___'s cheek. Fountain Fairy: And next, I will give you this. Use it carefully. Fountain Fairy handed "____" to Name. Fountain Fairy: Well then, I hope we'll meet again in the future. The fairy faded away into the fountain. Name started for home, thanking the fairy for the item. __ obtained "___" While being lost in the forest, ___ came upon a strange fountain. Due to exhaustion, Name decided to drink out of the fountain. But, as Name reached the fountain, something reflected on the water. A huge and hideous thing was floating above the ground. Name: What!? Name leaned forward to get a closer look. However, a gust of wind blurred the strange image with ripples in the water. Since that experience was so creepy, Name left the area without drinking the water. ================ Strange Fountain ================ While being lost in the forest, ___ came upon a strange fountain. Due to exhaustion, Name decided to drink out of the fountain. The cold water quenched Name' thirst. Name: Ugh!? All of a sudden, severe pain struck Name' body! Name fell onto the ground and blacked out. ............... ............... ............... Name: (How long have I been out?) Name wondered. Name's body felt like it's been revived. The magic fountain should have taken Names' potential power. Name gained x AGI points =============== Tower - Injured =============== Name was standing in front of a tall tower. Name went up to its doors, then opened them. It was dark inside. As Name stepped in, the door closed by itself. Name was determined to search about the tower. This webless tower seemed to have been abandoned by its owner long ago. Then, sounds of the ground rumbling appeared from somewhere. When the tower itself was revealed to be the source of the sound, it was too late. Name was caught in the explosion! Name barely survived, but the injuries will take a month to heal. =========== Tower - INT =========== Name was standing in front of a tall tower. Name went up to its doors, then opened them. It was dark inside. As Name stepped in, the door closed by itself. Name was determined to search about the tower. This webless tower seemed to have been abandoned by its owner long ago. Name made it to the top floor of the tower. There was a desk in the room with a thick book on top of it. Name picked up the book. The book was in bad condition and its pages were easily crumbled. Name skimmed through the book to see what was written in it. What was written was none other than the Lost Text! Name continued to read the book. But then a gust of wind blew in from the window. Name dropped the book, which caused it to crumble into dust. Though name was upset, a fair amount of knowledge was drawn from the book... Name gained x INT points. ================== Eight-legged Horse ================== Name came to a forest where the legendary eight-legged white horse resides. This hose is supposedly the fastest animal alive. The white horse showed up at night during a full moon. It had the eight legs as the rumor suggested. Its magnificent figure was glorious. Name stood in awe. The white horse noticed Name, then slowly came closer. It seemed the horse wanted Name to mount on its back. And then, the horse that had been quiet started to dash with its four pairs of legs. Name desperately clung to the horse's neck. The tighter Name clung on, the faster the horse ran. Through the forest... Over the hill... Over the mountain... The white horse was now running in the sky before Name was aware of what it was doing. The forest lay beneath as the street lights were blinking... Name shuddered, "If I fall from this height, I would never survive." Name clung to the white horse even tighter. The white horse flew over the continent faster than an arrow flies and finally returned to the forest at dawn. As Name came down from the white horse's back, the horse started to speak to name through telepathy. White horse: I enjoyed the stroll. I should give you a reward. With the white horse's neigh, Name's body felt like it was being filled with power. White horse: I hope our paths cross again. With that, the horse disappeared into the forest. Due to the horse's blessing, Name gained x STR points. ===== Ducks ===== While being lost in the forest, ___ came upon a strange fountain. ___ threw a coin to pray for a safe voyage and fortune. After a while, as ___ was about to leave, the fountain glowed suddenly and a fairy appeared. Fountain Fairy: You must be the one who threw in this coin... How dare you throw such a thing into this fountain. Idiotic humans like you ought to be punished! Name tried to resist the hex by not looking. ...Nothing happened. The Fountain Fairy disappeared as ___' eyes opened. It might have been just a threat. After a sigh of relief, Name left the fountain in a hurry. ............... ............... ............... But the relief was short-lived, as the effects of the hex started to appear at dusk. As the moon rose, ___' body started to transform. When everything ended, nothing but a duck was standing there. Name could hear the voice of the Fountain Fairy. Fountain Fairy: This is my hex. You will be a human during the day and transform into a duck at night for one month. You should be careful not to be cooked as a roasted duck for as long as you can. tee-hee... Duck: Quack! Quack, quack! But there was no other reply from the fairy... =========== Kind Rabbit =========== Name was hunting a rabbit in the forest. As Name was preparing to skin and cook the Rabbit, the Rabbit started to talk! Please, I'm a little rabbit. I'm so skinny because I've had no food lately... My pregnant wife and my starving children are waiting for me at home. Please, don't eat me. If you let me live, I'll give you my treasure. Name asked what the treasure is, but the rabbit shook it's head. Rabbit: I won't tell you unless you swear you won't eat me. Name faced a tough decision. Name's stomach insisted on eating the rabbit, but curiosity finally gave in. Name swore not to eat the rabbit. Rabbit: Thank you, sir! I knew you would understand my situation. My treasure is in that hole, please take good care of it. Just as the rabbit said, Name found the hole where the treasure was hidden. Rabbit: Well then, good bye. The talking Rabbit then hopped into the forest. Something touched Name's arm as Name went into the hole. Name took it out, and found the "__" Name obtained the "__". ============== Asshole Rabbit ============== Name was hunting a rabbit in the forest. As Name was preparing to skin and cook the Rabbit, the Rabbit started to talk! Please, I'm a little rabbit. I'm so skinny because I've had no food lately... My pregnant wife and my starving children are waiting for me at home. Please, don't eat me. If you let me live, I'll give you my treasure. Name asked what the treasure is, but the rabbit shook it's head. Rabbit: I won't tell you unless you swear you won't eat me. Name faced a tough decision. Name's stomach insisted on eating the rabbit, but curiosity finally gave in. Name swore not to eat the rabbit. Rabbit: Thank you, sir! I knew you would understand my situation. My treasure is in that hole, please take good care of it. Just as the rabbit said, Name found the hole where the treasure was hidden. Rabbit: Well then, good bye. The talking Rabbit then hopped into the forest. Something touched Name's arm as it went into the hole. It was a little viper. Name was bitten by the viper! Rabbit: That's what you get, you idiot! The Rabbit should have hidden while it taunted Name. Name tried to catch the Rabbit, but passed out before anything could happen. The Rabbit's laughter echoed inside Name's ear... Name barely survived and is required to rest for a month. ================== Foggy Forest - INT ================== Name was walking through a foggy forest. As name looked around, there was a strange flower sprouting out of the ground. Fascinated with the flower, Name reached out for it. A mysterious aroma then filled the air. All of a sudden, Name became drowsy. Name fell asleep. ............... ............... ............... As Name woke up, the flowers were gone... Strangely enough, Name's head felt clear. Name gained x INT points. Name gained x MP points. ============ Foggy Forest ============ Name was walking through a foggy forest. As name looked around, there was a strange flower sprouting out of the ground. Fascinated with the flower, Name reached out for it. A mysterious aroma then filled the air. All of a sudden, Name became drowsy! Name fell asleep. ............... ............... ............... As Name woke up, the flowers were gone. Furthermore, Name was robbed... Name left for home now knowing which way to turn. ========================= Village - Recruit Monster ========================= Name visited a village. One man came over and introduced himself as the mayor of the village. Mayor: The situation is that the "__" has settled in the forest behind our village. I must tell you... Could you please tame the "__?" Name listened to the Mayor's request and went into the forest immediately. The forest was dark, with no sign of life. All of a sudden, Name felt as if someone was watching from behind. As Name turned around, there was a __. Name: (If I move, I could die...) Name knew that was the case. Name glared at the __ as the __ glared back. They could not keep their eyes from looking at each other. The time passed by in silence. Since they couldn't move, they just stared at each other all night... At the first sign of dawn, the __ at least turned its eyes away. The __ had lost. Name succeeded in dominating the __! Name not only lived up to the expectations of the villagers, but also gained a follower. Name then headed for home. __ has joined. ====================== Village - no Monster ====================== Name visited a village. One man came over and introduced himself as the mayor of the village. Mayor: The situation is that the "__" has settled in the forest behind our village. I must tell you... Could you please tame the "__?" Name listened to the Mayor's request and went into the forest immediately. The forest was dark, with no sign of life. All of a sudden, Name felt as if someone was watching from behind. As Name turned around, there was a __. Name knew that was the case. Name glared at the __ as the __ glared back. They could not keep their eyes from looking at each other. The time passed by in silence. Since they couldn't move, they just stared at each other all night... As Name became tired and started to lose concentration, the __ escaped! Although Name was appreciated by the villagers for carrying out the mission, Name started for home on a down note, because the __ got away. ============= Grinding Sand ============= Name met an old man grinding sandstone in a cabin. Old Man: Would you like to try it? Name started to grind the sandstone as the old man suggested. After a while, Name tried to give the sandstone back to the old man, but it would not leave Name's hand. Calmly, the old man spoke to Name... Old man: This sandstone is cursed. It will never leave your hand unless someone grinds the stone for you. I grinded that thing for twenty years. After saying that, the old man left, leaving Name there in dismay. As Name tried to resist, the sandstone started to grind by itself. Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r On the first day, Name struggled to be freed from the sandstone. But Name's hands kept grinding the sandstone by itself. Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r On the second day, Name was in despair. "Why did this have to happen to me?" But Name's hands kept grinding the sandstone by itself. Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r On the third day, Name wondered, "How is my country doing without me?" But Name's hands kept grinding the sandstone by itself. Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r On the fourth day, Name cried out, "There were so many things I wanted to do!" But Name's hands kept grinding the sandstone by itself. Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r On the fifth day, Name was in an impotent state. "I guess there is nothing I could do but grind this stone." Of course, Name's hands kept grinding the sandstone by itself. Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r By the sixth day, Name lost all sense of reality and gave up all hope... Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Grr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r Then, on the seventh day... Crack! The sandstone suddenly cracked open. The curse must have been broken. As Name stared on, freedom was restored. Name stared at the two halves of the sandstone. Even with the painful blisters, Name was relieved. As Name's face started to move freely, Name become more and more relaxed... As Name walked out of the cabin, a cool breeze was a welcome sign. Name gained x STR points. =============== Waterfall Quest =============== ___ found a beautiful waterfall located between the mountains. As the mist of the waterfall flowed into the air, a rainbow appeared. As ___ started to drink from the waterfall, a figure appeared from the waterfall. It was the Water Fairy! After noticing ___, the Fairy disappeared into the waterfall. Feeling upset, ___ left the waterfall... ___ found a beautiful waterfall located between the mountains. As the mist of the waterfall flowed into the air, a rainbow appeared. As ___ started to drink from the waterfall, a figure appeared from the waterfall. It was the Water Fairy! The Water Fairy started to sing as soon as she noticed Schutleis. Her song confused Name. Strangely enough, Name' body started to heal. After smiling at Name, she returned to the waterfall... Name gained HP by x points. Name gained Rune Power by x points ============= Dragon Valley ============= Name was in a deep valley. There stood a steep cliff on both sides and the fog embraced the surrounding area. Throbbing sounds could be heard from somewhere. The strange sound was gradually coming closer to Name. It seemed to be coming from above. With strained eyes, Name looked high above... It was a huge dragon, one that was never seen before. For a second, the dragon looked at Name's eyes as if the dragon was grinning. Name left the area in a flash. Fortunately, the huge dragon could not enter the narrow valley. Name barely escaped. ==================== Dragon Valley - Item ==================== Name was in a deep valley. There stood a steep cliff on both sides and the fog embraced the surrounding area. Throbbing sounds could be heard from somewhere. The strange sound was gradually coming closer to Name. It seemed to be coming from above. With strained eyes, Name looked high above... It was a huge dragon, one that was never seen before. Fortunately, it has not noticed Name yet. Name stood frozen in fear, waiting for the dragon to fly away. The dragon whirled in midair for a while, then flew away. As Name looked at the dragon's footprint, the "___" was lying there. The dragon must have dropped it. Name quickly picked it up, and then left the valley before the dragon came back. Name obtained "__". ===== Tarot ===== An old Soothsayer spoke to Name in the road. Soothsayer: You there, would you like to have your fortune told? Name decided to let her try. Soothsayer: Now, draw one from this set of cards. Name drew a card as instructed. Soothsayer: Let me see... Ha, "Strength" card? Your fate is interesting. That's all I can tell you... What she said made Name even more curious. Name tried to get more information out of her... But she would not give any further information. Soothsayer: I would rather give you the power of the card. Then she snapped her finger. All of a sudden, the card became a glaring silver light, shining all over. Name's eyes closed. Some sort of power was filling into Name's body. Soothsayer: Go ahead and overcome the cross awaiting you with the power. Name gained 2 (STR) points As Name's eyes opened, the mysterious Soothsayer was gone. World/Rune Power Chariot/HP Hermit/INT Star/AGI Magician/MP ===================== Old Man on the Bridge ===================== Name was about to cross the bridge over the deep valley, when an old man appeared with a warning. Old man: This bridge is forbidden. You should not cross it... Name asked him how it became forbidden. Old man: Long ago, a couple tried to drown themselves. They were caught by pursuers during the course of their elopement. Since they felt that dying together was better than being separated, they jumped. But, though blind luck, the man survived. Since then, the dead woman has been luring men crossing this bridge to the bottom of the valley, taking them as her lover. Name agreed, but still felt uneasy. Name decided to ask... Name: By any chance, are you... Old man: ............ It's an old story... I don't have the courage to either join her or leave this place. As it is, I'm still here alive. The only thing I can do is to hold people back from crossing the bridge. If I only had the courage to confront our pursuers, then she may have survived. My life is filled with regret. You should live your life free of such regret... The old man then went on his way. Name kept his story in mind. Name gained x INT points. =============== Ruins - Success =============== Name discovered a figure on the wall of the ancient remains. Underneath, there were words etched on it. "Those wishing for a blessing, receive it from my mouth." Indeed, there was a hole big enough for an arm to fit into at the mouth of the figure... Slowly, Name's hand went into the hole... The hole was deep enough for Name's arm to enter. As Name's arm was almost stretched fully, Name's fingertips touched something. Name pulled out the "__"!! Name obtained "__". =============== Ruins - Failure =============== Name discovered a figure on the wall of the ancient remains. Underneath, there were words etched on it. "Those wishing for a blessing, receive it from my mouth." Indeed, there was a hole big enough for an arm to fit into at the mouth of the figure... Slowly, Name's hand went into the hole... The hole was deep enough for Name's arm to enter. As Name's arm was almost stretched fully, Name's fingertips touched something. As Name tried to pull it out, the mouth of the figure suddenly closed and bit Name's arm! Name: I can't pull it out! Surprised, Name let loose of the item and the mouth opened again. Perhaps the trap was activating by grabbing the thing placed inside of the mouth ... Afterwards, Name tried it again, but could not get the thing out because the mouth started to close. Name gave up and returned to the voyage... =========== Cave - Item =========== Name is standing in front of a strange cave. Even with a torch, it is too dark to see in the cave. Name steps into the cave carefully. The cave is deeper than it appears and there are signs here and there that people have been here. It looks like a small room. There is an altar in the back of the room, with something on top of it. Name takes a close look at it with extreme caution. It is the "___." Name obtained "___." ============== Cave - Injured ============== Name is standing in front of a strange cave. Even with a torch, it is too dark to see in the cave. Name steps into the cave carefully. Inside, it was deeper than expected, and there are marks that reveal that someone has been here. Having walked for a while, something wet fell on top of Name... Name quietly looked around, but found nothing. As the torch lit the area, Name could see that the ceiling was damped... However, as Name was staring at the ceiling, a pitfall opened up underneath! It's a trap! Name barely survived. However, it will take a month to heal... ================== Cave - Get Monster ================== Name is standing in front of a strange cave. Even with a torch, it is too dark to see in the cave. Name steps into the cave carefully. Inside, it was deeper than expected, and there are marks that reveal that someone has been here. Suddenly, something wriggling in the darkness of the path came into sight. Name looked on... It was a "__!" It looked like it strayed from its master. The "__" is looking at Name with a sad look. The "__" looked so pitiful, that Name chose to take it home. "__" has joined. ========== Old Castle ========== Name discovered an old castle in the course of the voyage. Since the sun was about to set, Name decided to stay overnight in the castle. It was so quiet inside the castle with no sign of life. Name fell asleep... Name woke up to the sound of voices in the middle of the night. What Name saw was an incredible sight. A number of Knights had gathered around a table and started talking. However, they were transparent. They were ghosts. The "___" was placed on the table. They seemed to be arguing about who was going to own the "Rune Helm". With time, their conversation became a quarrel and then a fight began. Name started to laugh because it seemed funny. Name: Chuckle... The ghosts looked at Name all at once. Name: They found me! The ghosts that had been fighting with each other a little while ago were now united and started to attack Name. However, as the ghosts almost came within reach of Name, the sun started to rise. The ghosts started to disappear as sunlight entered the room. As Name looked at the table, the "___" was left behind. Name obtained "___". ======== Rainbows ======== This quest is male-exclusive. I hope. It's raining. Name getting wet while looking for shelter. There is a big tree on the hill to the right. Name decides to wait under the tree until the rain stops. A girl with long hair is already there, taking shelter from the rain. Name goes near the tree and greets the girl. Name: Hello, isn't this weather nasty? Name and the girl started to talk about several things. All of a sudden, the girl stopped talking. Name asks what was wrong. Girl: He has not come. I have waited for him all this time. The girl starts crying and her cheeks become wet with tears and rain. Girl: I know he left me. She says in a sarcastic manner. Girl: We knew we were from families of different social backgrounds and our parents would not approve of us being together. That's why we decided to run away. Name doesn't know what to say to her and waited for her to say something else. Girl: When I saw you coming toward me, I thought you were my boyfriend. How silly of me. There is no resemblance between the two of you. If you ever come across my lost love, would you give this to him? And please tell him that I'll wait for him forever. ...On second thought, I would like you to have it. I don't need it any longer. The rain has stopped and the sun has come out. Girl: Look at the rainbow. Name looks in the direction the girl was pointing to. Just like the girl said, there was a beautiful rainbow with seven different colors spanning across the sky. As Name looks back, the girl was gone... Name obtained "___" ======== Drinking ======== Due to an exhausting voyage, Name stopped by a bar in the town. Drunk Man: Aren't you a Rune Knight? Name reluctantly confirmed the question. Drunk Man: Yeah! I was right! I thought so! I was saved by a Rune Knight long ago. I can't say enough good things about you guys! Of course I'll treat you! Hey guys! The next round is on me! Cries of joy echoed through the bar. Name enjoyed being taken care of. The next morning, Name parted with the guy and continued on the voyage... =========================== Kicking Drunks in the Balls =========================== Due to an exhausting voyage, Name stopped by a bar in the town. Drunk Man: Aren't you a Rune Knight? Name reluctantly confirmed the question. Drunk Man: I knew it! I thought so! I was beaten up by a Rune Knight and I've hated your kind ever since! Just looking at you makes me sick to my stomach! Step outside! Name followed the drunk man. Drunk Man: Eat this! The drunk man punched Name, but his blow was weak. Drunk Man: What?! Name fought back! The drunk man was kicked in his groin. Drunk man: Ugh! I'm dying! The drunk man lay squirming on the floor. Drunk man: Please forgive me! I'll give this to you It was the "__". As Name received it, the drunk man ran away! Drunk man: You'll pay for this! The guy walked away at a speed not likely for a drunk. Name obtained "__". ===== Bards ===== Name met a Bard reciting in a street parade. Though it was a normal scene, Name decided to listen to him since his voice was so appealing. Bard: Oh, there is a Knight among you! I'm so honored to know you are listening to my humble voice. If you don't mind, I would like to present a song to you. The Bard started singing to Name. Name was surprised to hear that the song was about Name. Furthermore, the melody sounded familiar, even though Name heard it for the first time. After a while, having finished the song, the Bard offered his hand and said, Bard: The song was to honor your future. One day, this song will be sung all over the continent. Name offered thanks for the song, and parted after exchanging a handshake. Later, Name tried to sing the song alone. But, for some reason, Name could not remember one measure or lyric... Thanks to the mysterious song, Name gained x MP points. ======== HP Quest ======== Name met a Dwarf in a forest. The Dwarf spoke to Name as if they were old friends. Dwarf: Hello, would you like to have this? It's free. Then the Dwarf reached out with a strange mushroom. Dwarf: Hey, what's wrong? Don't you like mushrooms? It is unlikely that a Knight is afraid of a tiny mushroom, don't you think? The Dwarf was staring at Name with a smile. Then, Name ate the mushroom... The mushroom tasted strange, but the taste was not bad. Dwarf: How's that? That was my best one. Well then, I'll see you later. Afterwards, Name felt energy rising from inside. Name gained x (7) HP points. =================== Understanding Birds =================== Name met a Dwarf in a forest. The Dwarf spoke to Name as if they were old friends. Dwarf: Hello, would you like to have this? It's free. Then the Dwarf reached out with a strange mushroom. Dwarf: Hey, what's wrong? Don't you like mushrooms? It is unlikely that a Knight is afraid of a tiny mushroom, don't you think? The Dwarf was staring at Name with a smile. Then, Name ate the mushroom... The mushroom tasted strange, but the taste was not bad. Dwarf: How's that? That was my best one. Well then, I'll see you later. So the Dwarf disappeared into the forest. Having walked for a while after separating from the Dwarf, voices came from somewhere. Squeaky voice: My throat has been strange lately. I can't sing as usual. Calm voice: You should take care of yourself. Everyone is looking forward to hear you sing. Name looked around... but found no one. Squeaky voice: Hey, we have a guest here. Shall we greet the Knight? Calm voice: There's nothing we can do. Humans can't understand our language. Squeaky voice: You're right... Name looked around again, but found only two birds chirping to each other on a branch. But Name could understand them as humans were talking. Name understood the language of the birds! This must be the power of the Dwarf's mushroom. Squeaky bird: By the way, the thief came the other day to hide some treasure again. Calm bird: Again? I bet he hit it in the hollow tree, right? Squeaky bird: You're right. That guy does it all the time. Calm bird: I wonder why no one has ever found them... Name was so excited to hear the story! As Name got through the forest, Name found an old hollow tree. This must be the tree the birds were talking about. Name immediately checked the tree. Name then found the "___" along with a bag of coins. Surprised, Name went back to the birds to hear if there was anything else to learn. However, the power of the mushroom had already expired and all Name heard were the chirping of the birds. Name obtained "___" ===================== Badass Promotion Item ===================== Name came to a lake in the course of the voyage. All of a sudden, a small unattended boat came up to Name! It looked as if the boat was asking Name to get on. Name then decided to get on the boat. The boat started to move by itself, carrying Name to an island in the middle of the lake. The island, full of flowers and birds was a beautiful sight to behold. There was a huge idol on the island. Name decided to check out the idol. It was something from a different religion. However, no evil could be sensed from it. Name offered a flower to the forgotten God out of respect. Just then, something fell from the eye of the idol. It was the "___"! Name obtained "__". Wisdom Seed/Rage Lightning ======== MP Quest ======== Name came to a lake in the course of the voyage. All of a sudden, a small unattended boat came up to Name! It looked as if the boat was asking Name to get on. Name then decided to get on the boat. The boat started to move by itself, carrying Name to an island in the middle of the lake. The island, full of flowers and birds was a beautiful sight to behold. Suddenly, a large number of maidens appeared out of nowhere. The maidens presented Name with glorious food and brilliant song and dance. Name stayed overnight on that paradise-like island. The next morning, Name gave thanks to one of the maidens and bid farewell. Maiden: You have only stayed one night. You can stay here forever, if you would like... However, Name refused the offer. When Name cam back from the small island, Name was surprised to know that two weeks had already passed. Name: If I had accepted, I would have... Name started to head back in a hurry. Having stayed on the island, Name gained x MP points. =============== Dancing Fairies =============== Name came to the edge of the lake. Since the sun had gone down, Name decided to stay over. Name was awaken by jazzy music in the middle of the night. As Name looked around, the source was soon revealed. It was the Moonlight Rondo of the fairies over the lake. One of the fairies took notice of Name and spoke with a smile. Fairy: Hi, would you like to dance with us? But Name answered that it wasn't possible to float over the water. Fairy: It's not a problem. I'll teach you how. First place your right foot over the surface, then your left foot before you start to sink. Now, just repeat the steps. What the fairy told Name was unreasonable. But since those fairies could stand on water by doing this, maybe it is possible... Fairy: Come on! You try it. Name proceeds to step on the lake, complying with the fairy. While expecting to get wet. Name noticed that the water was harder than land... Fairy: Now, dance with us! With that, Name stayed up all night with the fairies. ............... ............... ............... As the eastern sun rose, Name woke up and sensed an uncomfortable silence. It was so quiet out there and no fairies were around. Name: Was I dreaming?... However, Name's body felt alive and still remembered the dance steps taught by the fairies. Name: This makes no sense... Name left there dancing... Name gained x AGI points. =========== Flower Girl =========== Name met a flower girl on the street. Flower girl: Would you like a flower? You don't have to pay for them. Name responded to her kindness. Name reached out for the yellow sunflower. Flower girl: Ah, the sunflower. I like it, too. It makes me cheerful when I'm having a bad day. Name reached out for the white lily. Flower girl: Ah, a lily. I would have done the same. Since people think of me as a tomboy, I long to be like the lily. Name gained x INT points. Name reached out for the red rose. Flower girl: Ah, a rose. I'm fond of roses, too. I would like to receive a rose bouquet from my boyfriend. I have no boyfriend yet, though... Name gained x STR points. The girl smiled. Name held out a small amount of money to her. Flower girl: No, you don't have to. It was for free. Good-bye. The girl then disappeared into the crowd. Name smelled the sunflower and felt the power coming out of it. Name gained x AGI points. ======== Merchant ======== Name met a traveling merchant in the course of the voyage. They were able to get along through conversation, and decided to travel together part of the way. Merchant: It's sad to leave you, but we have to part here. I'll give this to you. The merchant handed the "__" to Name. Merchant: I had just acquired it. But I like you, and you may need it. Well then, take care. Name parted from the merchant after exchanging a handshake. Name obtained "__". ========= AGI Quest ========= While talking along the road, Name came upon a small bottle containing some liquid. The sign on the bottle said, "Free drink!" Name took the bottle and opened. Drinking the liquid without any hesitation, Name noticed an unearthly aroma from it. After a while, Name suddenly started to jump around. The liquid affected Name's body. Name gained x AGI points. ======== HP Quest ======== While talking along the road, Name came upon a small bottle containing some liquid. The sign on the bottle said, "Free drink!" Name took the bottle and opened. Drinking the liquid without any hesitation, Name noticed an unearthly aroma from it. After a while, Name suddenly fell over... Sure enough, the liquid must be some kind of poison. Name started to black out. ............... ............... ............... Name woke up in a strange room. Someone had brought Name here. Name had rested there for a month. When Name was walking across the green field, a sweet aroma filled the air. Name walked toward the direction it was coming from and found a big kettle. It was filled with honey. Although Name wanted to ask the owner for a treat, there was nobody around Name could not resist the temptation of the honey, and sampled a taste. The honey was so sweet, Name's tired body began to heal. Moreover, energy arose from all over Name's body mysteriously. All of a sudden, there was a buzzing sound. There stood a bee larger than a man! The kettle belonged to the bee! No one could survive being stung from this giant. Fortunately, the bee was not yet aware of Name. Name ran away. Thanks to the honey, Name gained 12-14 HP points. ============== Tomb - No Item ============== Name was standing in front of the forgotten monument. Giving in to curiosity, Name entered the monument. Regardless, Name went inside and found a beautiful garden with a tomb located at the center. Name came close to the tomb, but could not read the name written on it. There layed the "__". It must have belonged to the one in the tomb. Name gently reached out and picked up the "__". Immediately, Name felt a slight chill. Name attempted to return to the castle, but could not find an exit. Name was lost. Every path led to the same place. Also, the "__" became heavier and heavier. Name: Was it because I took this from the tomb? Name decided to leave the "__". Name returned to the garden and placed the "__" by the tomb, then apologized to the soul. As Name started looking for the way out again, the exit was easily found. However, Name suffered from Malaria after returning to town. Name was ordered to rest for a month... =============== Tomb - Get Item =============== Name was standing in front of the forgotten monument. Giving in to curiosity, Name entered the monument. Regardless, Name went inside and found a beautiful garden with a tomb located at the center. Name came close to the tomb, but could not read the name written on it. There layed the "__". It must have belonged to the one in the tomb. Name gently reached out and picked up the "__". Name obtained "__". Having prayed to the soul for forgiveness, Name left the monument... ============== Snake of Chaos ============== Name discovered a scroll deep inside an underground labyrinth. Name unrolled the scroll right away. Name: Let me see... "One breathes in the darkness of the world... One furnishes an eternal void and silence... They call it the snake of chaos..." As Name read through the sentences, the scroll turned to dust and disappeared. Name started for home in anxiety... ================ Rune Power Quest ================ Name came to a lake in the course of the voyage. All of a sudden, a small unattended boat came up to Name! It looked as if the boat was asking Name to get on. Name then decided to get on the boat. The boat started to move by itself, carrying Name to an island in the middle of the lake. The island, full of flowers and birds was a beautiful sight to behold. There was a tall tree on the island. Mysterious voice: Oh, I have a guest... All of a sudden, the voice came out of nowhere. Name couldn't find anyone. Mysterious voice: Over here... The voice came from the tall tree. Name looked at the tree. Name: (Did you speak? I can't be.) As Name looked closer, there was an old man near the roots. However, he was hardly human, and his body was merged into the tree. Old man: You are a Rune Knight, aren't you? I seldom see a Knight over here. Ten years since the last... No, maybe less? I can't remember... No big deal. Ten years and one day make no differences to me... As you can see, I'm not well enough to welcome guests. So instead, I'll teach you the Rune Power I learned at the root of this tree. Name suspiciously looked at the old man. Then... Old man: I used to be a Rune Knight. I was so tired of fighting that I came here. I have been here ever since. As Name started to look interested, the old man started to tell his story. Old man: It's hard to see how other people think. It's even harder for non-humans. But you should never give up your effort to understand it. This is the only way you can master the Rune Power. I have been here for hundreds of years, however, I still don't understand what this tree is thinking about... After the story, the old man closed his eyes. He must have fallen asleep. Name left quietly. Hearing about the rune Power, Name gained Rune Power by x points. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ i. Defeat Quotes and random junk ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Esgares --- Zemeckis: How could I let you defeat me... You'll pay for that in blood. Cador: Gish: The next time I see you, I will turn you into ashes with my magic. Soleil: It's my defeat... Esclados: No! Wait! I haven't fought enough. Roecod: I can't soil the reputation of the Priest Knight Corps. Mira: I hate to admit this, but I guess this time you won. Millet: Magic is believing. Even though I lost this battle, I know I will win someday if I keep believing. Eniende: I suppose this is it... Esmeree: I'm returning to my country. Ivan: Why do I have to go through this... Irvin: You don't think you've won already, do you? Fiel: Everything is according to God... I accept it. Shiraha: I must have made a mistake... MelTorefas: Damn! I brought shame on myself! Paradoll: Don't think this is all I can do! Ranguinus: A defeat is really unsightly, isn't it? Shred: The next time we meet, it's going to be your funeral! Quest Knights Kazan: I will never forget this humiliation. Helrato: My lack of skill has defeated me... Schutleis: I have no choice but to admit my defeat. Cathleen: I will never give up until peace returns to the continent. Klauques: I can't give up now... I have to protect my sister. Balder: Father is going to be disappointed in me... Limlight: It's not easy to live in the human world. Rain: I should have known that I wasn't fit for battle... Hyude: After all, I wasn't fit for fighting. Dogal: I'm sorry. I did all I could. Cortina: I'll never forgive you if I can't dance anymore. Layoneil: I guess I haven't reached my peak yet. Carmine Aldis: I'm sorry, my dragons... Leonia --- Lyonesse: There is no benefit in fighting anymore. Let's retreat. Kiloph: Damn! I guess this is all I can do this time. Consider yourself lucky! Paternus: God is the only one who wins every time. Raizen: I praise you for an excellent battle. That's the way a battle is supposed to be fought. Asmit: Queen Lyonesse, I'm sorry, but I wasn't able to contribute. Isfas: I guess I didn't have enough training... Charlene: I guess I was wrong. Filo: I'm sorry, everybody... Sophia: I'm sorry... My Lord... Baleen: I made a mistake... I'm sorry, Kiloph. Galonwand: Baleen will never look at me if I'm like this... Georg: God... Is this another one of your tests? Chantail: I can't face my son now... Raizen: I praise you for an excellent battle. That's the way a battle is supposed to be fought. Langueborg: I can't continue fighting anymore. There is something I need to take care of. I must go. Consider yourself lucky! See you. Caerleon --- Cai: There's nothing more we can do. We have to retreat. Merriot: This is a strategic retreat. We are not giving up! Dinadan: I guess there are stronger guys out there... BeauArte: I can't believe it... It looks like I was wrong... Cierra: With the way I'm defeated, how am I going to face my Lord? Janfadar: You were excellent... Bilcock: I said I wasn't fit for physical labor... Shast: No way! Millia: This battle wasn't as easy as I thought. Eloute: I'm going to disappoint Millia... Gush: I guess I was too lazy... Lecarra: I'm defeated... Iscalio --- Dryst: Ha, ha, ha... You are good! I guess I'll have to come back some other time. Iria: ......... Ulster: This isn't what I expected. Camden: How am I going to explain to my Lord... Victoria: I'm so generous that I'm letting you win this battle. Bagdemagus: I haven't played enough... I guess I should save some for later... Camden: How am I going to explain to my Lord... Gallo: Wooops! I made a mistake! Hula: ...Ouch I must go back... My Lord is waiting. Daffy: Am I defeated? No, that's impossible! Teath: Damn it! I was so close. Lucia: It's always like this for me! Miguel: Am I really this incompetent? New Almekia --- Lance: We can't allow ourselves to be defeated now. Let's retreat. Gereint: I have fought over 100 battles. I don't give up easily! Halley: You're better than I thought. Coel: Well.. You're pretty good. Adilicia: You're very good! I will be looking forward to fighting you again. Glauze: I guess I got carried away.... Aphelia: Hmm.... You're better than I thought. Brusom: You got me! If only I was 10 years younger... Meleagant: Damn! I will get you back for this! Carlota: Oh, no! This sucks! Liguel: I can't afford to give up now. I made a promise to my brothers. Alsace: I won't forget this! Loufal: Don't think you've won already! Gilsus: My ladies are waiting for me. I must get going. Batercus: I can't afford to give up this battle. but... Norgard --- Vaynard: I didn't expect you to corner me like this. I guess I underestimated you. I will retreat this time to show my respect for you. But you're not going to win next time. I must attain the summit of the mountain and I don't have time to be interrupted. If you get in my way again, I'll show you the real White Wolf. Vaynard2: We'll retreat for now to reorganize. Guinglain: Was my plan faulty? Brangien: How rude of you to hurt me like this! You'll pay for this! Yvain: I can't believe I made a mistake. Palomides: I don't believe this. Did I lose? Morholt: All this does is ruin my name... Luintail: I guess I took you too lightly. Faticia: My defeat doesn't have much influence on the war. Noie: I can't continue on... King Vaynard, I'm sorry. Dillard: Damn... What am I doing? Kirkmond: Well... I must have underestimated you. Roadbull: I guess my body is not as strong as my spirit. Ector: I'm very sorry, your majesty. I shall not fail next time. Zerafin: How am I going to protect our Lord if I'm defeated this easily. Elaine: I did my best... =========================== People joining your country =========================== Janfadar: My name is Janfadar. My wish is to become an expert on magic. Caerleon has been overthrown and I would like to continue my research under you from now on. Janfadar has joined. Bilcock: King Cai used to say that the fall of a country doesn't mean the fall of its people. As long as I have something to protect, I can't stop being a Knight. I would like to render my service to you. Bilcock has joined. Adilicia: I am Adilicia. My beloved homeland has been defeated, but I can't quite here. Please allow me to serve you. Adilicia has joined. Batercus: My name is Batercus. I used to be a Knight for New Almekia. I'll turn the anger I have for losing my country into energy for any upcoming battles. I know I can be of a great help to you. Batercus has joined. Liguel: My name is Liguel. I would like to work with my older brother who is working for you. Liguel has joined. Carlota: My name is Carlota. My dream is to become the No.1 magician on the continent. If you give me the chance to make my dream come true, I'll pledge my life to you, your majesty. Carlota has joined. Loufal: My name is Loufal. If you save the people of Padstow, then I'll pledge my life to you. Loufal has joined. Zerafin: My name is Zerafin. First, I lost my Lord, and now I lost my country. However, I haven't lost the sense for what needs protection. If you would hire me, I would give you my life. Zerafin has joined. Kirkmond: Who would have thought that King Vaynard would get defeated...I guess that was fate... I will be loyal to you as my lord from now on. Kirkmond has joined. Dillard: I only do what I'm supposed to do as a Knight. Now that Norgard is gone, I would like to do my job for your country. Dillard has joined. Faticia: I am Faticia. I used to be a Knight of Norgard. We have lost so many things in the war. But I haven't lost the pride as a Knight. Please allow me to fight under you to vindicate my honor. Faticia has joined. Ector: I am Ector. I used to be a Knight for Norgard. My country is gone, but I don't want this to be end of everything. Your majesty! Please give me a chance. I promise you that I will be of help. Ector has joined. Daffy: Iscalio has been defeated and I have no place to go. How would you like to hire me? I could be of some use to you. However, that depends on how much you pay me. Daffy has joined. Victoria: My name is Victoria. I used to work for King Dryst of Iscalio. It was a very strong country, but even a strong country like that hard to surrender to you. I'm attracted to strong people. You will have my support from now on. Victoria has joined. Bagdemagus: My name is Bagdemagus. I will be fighting with you from now on. Don't worry about the details. Let's just have fun fighting together! Hua, hua, hua! Bagdemagus has joined. Miguel: My name is Miguel, the first son of the Rand family. Please hire me as your Knight so that I can uphold the Rand name. Miguel has joined. Teath: My name is Teath. I have lost my country, the King, his men... Even if everybody was weird in my country, it's still my homeland. Please, your majesty! Please give ma a chance to avenge my people! Teath has joined. Chantail: My name is Chantail. Our country was overthrown, but I must go on for the future of our children. I would really appreciate it if you would allow me to join you. Chantail has joined. Langueborg: I am Langueborg. I used to be the strategist for Leonia. I came up with so many great strategies, but only a few were adopted. If only that strategy of lightning had been adopted... Leonia would have been on top of the world by now! I was close... Well, here I am, ready to render my services to you. You've got yourself a valuable employee. Langueborg has joined. Isfas: My name is Isfas. My country, Leonia has been defeated and I have no place to grow flowers. I would like to fight to bring back peace so that I can grow flowers in peace. Please hire me. Isfas has joined. Raizen: My name is Raizen. My country has lost in the war but I haven't given up yet. I would appreciate it if you could give me a chance to keep fighting. Raizen has joined. Charlene: I am Charlene. I have lived my life as a Knight. I would like to continue my life as a Knight as well. Please help me fulfill my wish. Charlene has joined Soleil: My name is Soleil. I know I betrayed Almekia and became a Knight of Esgares. I know there is no way you could forgive me. I'm prepared for any punishment you give me. Schutleis: Your majesty, please wait! Soleil would not betray you for his own benefit. He did it for his mother, who was held hostage in Esgares. Your majesty, I have never asked you for anything, but I beg you, please take Soleil in as your Knight. Soleil: Shutleis... I never knew you cared that much about me... Your majesty! I know I am in no position to ask you for forgiveness, let alone ask you to hire me. However, if you would just give me a chance, I promise that I will be loyal. Soleil has joined. Fiel: My name is Fiel. Rendering my service to you is what God has planned for me. Fiel has joined. Ivan: It's time that I settled in one country. I don't have much of an ambition, but I'll do anything you want me to. Ivan has joined. Castor: My name is Castor. Please give me a chance to help you. In the name of the Rand Family, I will forever be loyal to you. Castor has joined.