::Irori smiled watching the flipping of the swords. Confident swordplay. She kept up with Hyoshi, so she must be fairly good in close-range. It would be wise to use Fists of Pain, but I don't want to sacrifice the chakra quite yet...::
"Very, well. Allow me to make the first move.."
::He said as he took a smoke bomb out of his pouch and quickly threw it to the ground, igniting a cloud of smoke around him. Whilst shrouded, he whipped off his robe quickly and performed the Transformation Jutsu. The jacket turned into another Irori, both of them now shirtless. Both took their stances, and the transformed Irori charged out of the smoke, Left arm in front of him, bent down at the elbow, right arm behind him bent upwards. He came straight for her. The real Irori hung behind in the smoke::
Let's play a few getting to know each other games first, shall we?
Post by Katie Akahamre on Jul 21, 2010 21:03:19 GMT -5
Katie noticed Irori running towards her.She stayed still until he was close enough.
*I'm not going to use it right now. and if I am going to use it, I can't use any other chakra. Great.* she thought.
She jumped up in the air, just high enough above Irori. Turned in the air a few times, swords out. Whatever was in a 3 feet radius, would've gotten hit. So when she landed, she was sure Irori was close to her and she did think she hit something.
By the time she opened her eyes agan, all she could see was the smoke.
::Irori watched the events unfold through the eyes of the Fake. The Fake ducked the attack but still got it's back knicked. Damn, got him, but not fatal. I'll just channel a little more chakra in him to keep him going... Irori noticed her landing in his smoke through the eyes of the Fake as it turned to try to keep an eye on her. Those eyes must not be able to see through illusions... so she probably doesn't know I'm in here. One way to find out with the element of surprise. Irori performed a few hand seals and took a deep breath, aiming to wear he believed Katie to be in comparison with the clone's point of view::
"Katon! Gokyaku no Jutsu! (Fire Element: Grand Fireball Jutsu)"
::Irori exhaled a large fireball towards Katie, which would clear the smoke in it's wake. The Fake Irori leaped high into the air above the fireball, in the hopes that if she jumped to dodge it, he could engage her::
Post by Katie Akahamre on Jul 21, 2010 21:28:10 GMT -5
Katie could hear something, but she wasn't sure what. She closed her eyes.
*Something is above me, and something to the side. And the thing to the side is-* she didn't have time to finish her thoughts. Because she was hit by fireball had hit her. It wasn't hard, and it hadn't done much damage but she fell to the ground.
She quickly got back up to see no smoke, and two Irori's.
*No fair! The real one...isn't looking me in the eyes.* One Irori was, the other wasn't. He thought it wouldn't work. But it would.
*I shouldn't use it now...but...*
"You know it won't work right? Not looking me in the eyes? It won't help you. And neither will your clone." she said with the same evil smirk as before.She was trying to figure out what to do next. She couldn't decide. So she would think while she stalled.
::Irori smiled as the Fake landed to his right. He knew the clone wouldn't be good for much, but it could still blow up in her face. He heard her words::
She doesn't transfer it by eye-contact? Then how? That could be a bluff, so I'll keep watching her hands to be safe. But how does she target, just by looking at the target? If that's the case I'll have to keep moving... keep on my toes... Hyoshi said her attack hurts, but it didn't seem to cause any actual damage. Does it just cause extreme pain? If that was the case, where did the pain come from? Pain that she is suffering from, or can she just control it by will?...
::Both Iroris simultaneously took the Pipes from their mouths and spoke in unison::
"Your jutsu is tricky, Miss Akahamre, but I think I have all but one aspect figured out..."
::He thought back onto the skirmish they just had::
She was hit dead on by my Gokyaku no Jutsu, but doesn't seem hurt... is she invincible? No... but maybe she can nullify pain? That must be it! Maybe she gathers pain, then releases it! If that's the case, I'll have to test it. I should try to cause as much damage towards incapacitating her as I can with minimum pain... difficult for a powerhouse like myself. So... I have a plan thought of, if everything's correct I might be able to take her down before using her Jutsu. However, since I don't know how she performs the jutsu. I may not be able to avoid it when she uses it...
::He channelled chakra into both pipes, and they grew to the size of the men holding them, becoming large steel, ash-emitting staves::
Post by Katie Akahamre on Jul 22, 2010 14:26:19 GMT -5
Katie smirked again.
"So, you think you have most of it figured out? We'll see about that soon." she said.
*I want to use it now. So I can get it over with, while I still have a lot of pain left. Its a good thing I can numb the pain. Or else I might not have been able to stand his last jutsu. and now that I still have it, mabe I should use it. It will be gone soon but I'll use it while it lasts. Full blast. But, I wonder while the real one is in pain, if his clone can attack? I don't know If I'd be able to keep him in pain and fight at the same time.Oh well. Worth a try.*
She smirked a little more. Then her face went straight. She took a deep breath. She looked straight at the real Irori.
"This will hurt. A lot." she said to herself and Irori.
::Irori smiled as she spoke. If she planned to use the jutsu now, he still didn't know how to dodge it. There would be no point in attempting. He absorbed the chakra back from the pipe the Real Irori was holding, shrinking it back down to size. He put the reed of the pipe back between his forefinger and thumb. The Fake Irori charged with his massive pipe, attempting to close as much distance as possible in-between the two ninjas::
So, she must now gather the pain from attacks she's received... or maybe she does and that's all she's going to use? Either way, as long as I can stand it long enough to set off my robes... I should be good...
Post by Katie Akahamre on Jul 22, 2010 20:25:02 GMT -5
Katie's eyes went wide.
*Explosives?! How could I have not realized this?! Damn it!* she thought as she flew back and hit the ground with a less than graceful thud. She closed her eyes and winced, having hit her now hurt leg.
*I don't think I can win. But I can still put him in pain. Even if I'm on the ground, all I have to do is look at him...and he put me in more pain with the explosives. I don't care if I win or not. What ever he wants my signature for, I'm going to make him suffer some more for it.* she thought.
She opened her eyes and looked at Irori.
*Pain.* she thought.
She winced again and bit her lip to keep from screaming. When her lip started to bleed, she grabbed her sword and put the handle in her mouth. She didn't move her eyes from her target though. This was already getting her tired. Using her Firemuku like this, it would take anyones energy and chakra away. She was in pain now, a lot of it. But Irori would be too.
::Irori had moved right, releasing himself from pain temporarily, but then it returned. He bit down on his pipe in pain::
She found me! Can she through smoke? ...No, she couldn't see through this earlier. The Smokescreen's working. She must have oust have used another sense... Can she hear me? Those would be pretty good ears... but not an impossibility...
::Irori took the pip out of his mouth and gritted his teeth. Not wanting to move himself, he had hatched another small plan. He flipped his pipe onto the ground to his left, letting it flip and bounce across the ground away from him with an array of taps and landed about 6 feet to his left::
Post by Katie Akahamre on Jul 22, 2010 21:22:21 GMT -5
Katie heard something move to the right of her through her screams. She might have heard it better if she hadn't been screaming.
She quickly let go of her leg and listen again. She didn't hear anything.
*Something moved but if it was you I'm not sure. But I think it was you.*
She quickly moved her head to the noise and pressed down on her leg. harder than before.
Her scream was again covered by the sword in her mouth. But it was louder and the pain could be heard in it. Katie almost closed her eyes when she winced but managed to keep them open.
*This better be hurting you as much as its hurting me! I need to know how much pain you're in. I need to put you in more pain so you'll scream.* she thought. *I wonder...it will hurt more than anything, but I need to know.*
She took her other sword and set the end tip on her cut. She made sure her eyes would stay open and that it wouldn't go to far down. But enough as where if he's in pain it will hurt. She pushed the sword down about an inch into her leg. It wouldn't do too much damage but it hurt more than anything. Her eyes went wide instead of closed. She screamed, dropping the sword in her mouth.
But she heard nothing from Irori.
"Why aren't you in pain?!" she screamed still looking in the spot.
*That seriously was not a smart idea.I should have made sure it was him first.Hopefully Miki or Kibaku won't interfere.* she thought through screams. She got tired of her own voice and put the sword back in her mouth.