Post by CosmicNoirTear on Feb 18, 2016 14:35:49 GMT
"Salvare000!!" - Be the salvation for those who cannot be saved.
A magician and a member of the Church organization that battles the occult, Necessarius. Kanzaki Kaori is one of the less than 20 Saints in the world of Index. The power of Saints is based on the same principle of Idol Theory just like almost any other form of Magic in Index. The theory that a replica of a more powerful being or item can still gain a portion of the originals power. In this case, even though all man are made in the image of God, Saints bare especially matching characteristics to the Son of God Himself. This results in super human strength, speed, senses reflexes, and the power to draw out much greater levels of magic in proportion to an ordinary human.
- Nanasen: Kanzaki's main attack, she attacks with 7 wires that can split into thousands.
- Yuisen: Kanzaki infuses her sword with magic which allows it to bypass nearly all magical and supernatural defenses and effectively cut through anything.
- Using her wires she can create a defensive spell that can cover an area as big as Buckingham Palace, the magic barrier created by this spell is strong enough to survive several bunker cluster missiles.
- With her wires she can also ward off an area with magic, identical to the effect of Ophila Runes.
- She can do a sword-style named Battoujutsu, which is essentially delivering fast powerful sword strikes. The style serves to conserve energy. Kanzaki herself doesn't like the style though and only uses it when she can't waste any more energy.
- Breaker of God mode. It is basically a magic mode which Kanzaki Kaori can enter by regulating her breathing and requires from her nodachi to use it, while in this "mode" Kaori abilities will increase tremendously to the point where her performance can only be described as "super human"; her blood vessels, muscles, nerves, organs and bones all obtain the ability of the God Breaker under the spell. The spell puts great strain to Kaori, and during her battle with Archangel Gabriel, she is forced to use her Battoujutsu style to conserve energy.
"Please, Kami-yan, Kanzaki nee-chin is a Saint with the Stigma. Can that weapon who has the power of a Saint be considered a girl?"
"That's right, Kami-yan. Didn't I explain the Idol Theory to you yesterday? Though the crosses on the roofs of churches are fake, as long as the shape is the same, they can obtain a certain amount of power."
Tsuchimikado explained this really quickly while noticing Kanzaki and Misha's movements.
"The same theory can be applied to duplicate items of God. Humans are created in God's image, so it's possible to infuse humans with God's blessing. Of course, only a few people have the privilege to be humans similar to God. Someone like Kanzaki nee-chin, who's naturally born with the blessing of God, has the proof of a Saint: the Stigma. Once she releases the power of the Stigma, she can, for a short while, gain power that far exceeds a human. Right now, Kanzaki nee-chin can take down an entire city on her own, you know?"
A distance of 10 meters lay between Kamijou and Kanzaki. Additionally, Kanzaki’s katana surpassed two meters long, so it looked impossible for her slender feminine arms to pull it from its scabbard, much less swing it around.
…But that was just how it looked.
In the next instant, the air above Kamijou’s head was sliced apart like she wielded a giant laser. In shock, he froze in place and the blade of a wind turbine behind him to the right was silently sliced through diagonally as if it were made of butter.
“Please stop this,” said a voice 10 meters in front of him. “Ignoring my warnings will only lead to death.”
Kanzaki’s two meters plus sword was already in the scabbard. The strike had been so quick Kamijou had never even seen the blade exposed in the air. He was unable to move.
The only reason he was still standing was because Kanzaki had intentionally missed. The situation seemed so unreal that he had only just barely managed to realize that fact. His enemy was so absurdly powerful that his mind could not keep up.
With a loud thud, the sliced wind turbine blade fell to the ground behind him.
Though the wreckage of the blade fell so closely by, Kamijou was still unable to move.
"...!" Kamijou unconsciously gritted his teeth at the realization of how insanely sharp her blade must have been.
"I will ask once more." Kanzaki opened a single eyelid. "I would like to secure the girl before I have to give my magic name."
Her initial form of attack is Nanasen, utilizing seven steel wires attached to her blade to overwhelm and bind the opponent from several angles at once.
With a blast of wind, something accelerated toward him at horrifying speed.
He had the same mental image from before of giant laser cannons swinging in his direction.
It was a massive whirlwind created by a blade traveling fast enough to leave a vacuum in it's wake.
With Touma Kamijou at the center of the typhoon, the asphalt, streetlights, and trees lining the thoroughfare at regular intervals were all vivisected as if being demolished by a construction-grade hydraulic cutter. A stray bit of concrete the size of a fist struck Kamijous' right shoulder, and that was all it took to send him flying and threaten to make him pass out.
He looked around, clutching his throbbing shoulder, without moving his neck.
One. Two, three four five six seven... Seven linear incisions ran along the even asphalt at a distance of more than ten meters. The sword cuts, which had assailed Kamijou from random and varying directions, had gouged the street in such a way that they gave the impression of claw marks carved into a steel door by bare fingernails with such force as to tear them off.
Seven times. Kamijou hadn't even seen one strike, but in less than a second she'd executed seven iai attacks. Had she been so inclined, she could have easily vivisected his body with those seven slashes. The seven slashes that meant certain death.
It was likely the abnormal power of magic. She must have possessed some sort of sorcery that both augmented her swordsmanship and extended her range some ten meters. Not to mention that she'd completed seven strikes while drawing her blade only once.
"My Seven Heavens Sword weaves these "Seven Glints" into it's attack. At this speed, it can easily slay a man seven times over in the span of a moment. People would call it instantaneous, but certain death would be similarly accurate."
Kamijou speechless, clenched his right hand with crushing force.
With its speed, power, and range, her slash attack had to employ some kind of supernatural force like magic. That being the case, if he could somehow just manage to touch the blade...
"Fantasy." His speculation was cut short. "I've received Stiyl's report. For some reason, your right hand can dispel magic. However, that is impossible if your right hand can't make direct contact, correct?
...She was right. if he couldn't touch it, his right hand was useless.
It wasn't just about speed. Stubbornly (and stupidly), Mikoto Misaka always insisted on challenging him head-on with her sparky attack and her Railgun, but Kamjou couldn't even read the motion or direction of Kaori Kanzaki's phantasmagoric Seven Glints. If he tried busting out the Imagine Breaker, the seven strikes would doubtlessly slice his arm into neat, round pieces.
"I will ask however many times I need to."
Kanzaki's right hand quietly touched the hilt of the Seven Heaven Sword at her waist.
A cold sweat trickled down Kamijou's cheek.
If she decided to stop fooling around and actually moved in for the kill, there was no question he'd be hacked into eight pieces. She had a range of more than ten meters and enough destructive force to carve the trees along the road into nice, thin slices. For that reason alone, running or trying to shield himself would be tantamount to suicide.
He gauged the distance between the two of them.
It was about ten meters. If he sprinted with muscle-rending force, he could reach her in four steps.
Kamijou desperately commanded his feet, which felt like they were covered in superglue.
"Would you please allow me to secure the girl before I have to give my magic name?"
Kamijou tore his feet off the ground, inching it slightly forward. Before Kanzaki's eyebrow could twitch, he exploded into a full step like a bullet.
And then another step. If he couldn't just run away from her, dodge to either side, or use anything as a shield, there was only one option left - to create a path for himself by pushing forward.
"I do not know what drives you to go this far, but..."
Kanzaki heaved a sigh tinged with a hint of sadness rather than shock, and...
Then shattered asphalt and shrapnel from trees swept over him like a cloud of dust.
The attack is so absurd, Touma's convinced it's magic. Turns out it was entirely out of pure strength and skill which the Imagine Breaker makes no difference against.
The seven strikes stabbed directly for Kamjou's eyes before his reflexes to dodge could kick in.
Rather than advancing his attack or backpedaling as if to catch a ball aimed at his face, he stuck out his right fist in the path of the oncoming blade.
Kamijou's right hand could short out all preternatural phenomenon, be they the powers of a vampire or even God.
The seven strikes seemed to be all bundled into a single blade this time, perhaps because he was so close. They rocketed toward him. Kamijou could blow the lot of them at once if he could just land a light touch with Imagine Breaker.
The katanas, shining blue under the moonlight, gently caressed the skin on Kamijou's fingers... ... and continued to sink in. "Wha-?!"
They didn't disappear. Even though he was using the Imagine Breaker, the absurd blades didn't disappear.
He immediately tried to pull his hand back, but it was too late. After all, he'd already used his bare hand as a shield against a katana. The blade already made contact with his right hand.
Kanzaki looked at him and narrowed her eyes slighty.
The next moment, a watery sopping noise of flesh being sliced open resonated in the area.
Cradling his blood-soaked right hand with his left, Kamijou crumpled to his knees on the spot.
Surprisingly enough, his fingers hadn't been dismembered. They were all fully attached.
Of course, that wasn't because Kamijou's fingers were unusually strong or because his assailant's skill had dulled. The fact that he hadn't had part of his body severed was simply another mercy Kanzaki granted him.
Easily overpowers and slices through Gabriel's Water Wings, one after another.
BAM! With a clear sound, the water wing was sliced in half by a horizontal flash.
Who could have predicted such a scene?
Power of God was stunned, and Kanzaki merely took a deep breath in response.
The over two-meter-long nodachi that was hanging from Kanzaki Kaori's waist.
The moment she drew the sword, the seventy-meter-long water wing was sliced easily like a bamboo tube. Also, the remains of the sliced water wing immediately scattered into powder like an explosion and vanished into the darkness of the night sky.
Kanzaki didn't say anything.
The long blade of the nodachi had already been sheathed silently into the black sheath.
The bangs of the Power of God trembled slightly. The glass-ball-like eyes behind the bangs rolled about, seemingly looking for Kanzaki's weakness. Power of God raised another water wing from its back, as if it were an experiment.
This time, the water wing swung over, and the storm it whipped up seemed like it would flatten everything.
But the same thing happened again.
ZZSSTT!! Kanzaki Kaori's slash easily sliced that fifty-meter-long water wing in half.
And Kanzaki's body hadn't wavered from the speed of the unsheathing nodachi or the weight. The moment the blade was drawn, it was sheathed back silently.
Ten meters away, Kanzaki Kaori calmly stroked her hilt.
The angel stopped.
It seemed to be thinking of a new tactic to deal with this prey.
"I think that" Kanzaki taunted, "you don't have to be shocked about this level of counterattack. Seems like you underestimated this being called Kanzaki Kaori."
Power of God didn't respond. What replaced it were two water wings that crossed each other like pliers.
BOOM! The two water wings struck at Kanzaki with a boom.
But Kanzaki flipped her body like a tornado, slashing the two water wings in half at the same time with one strike."
"Each wing was thoroughly infused with Telesma, and each attack could flatten mountains and carve valleys like Divine Judgment. Even if it was on the battlefield as per normal, Kanzaki, who often caused enemies to back away in fear, was now stiff with tension. If it were anyone else, the killing intent released would have caused the person to faint."
"That blue point of light had swung that giant wing solely to blow away that formation of unmanned fighters. However, the giant wing disintegrated partway through breaking it in half. The severed half flew on and created a gigantic explosion near the horizon where it landed.
Something floated in the vast battlefield like a single light in the darkness. It was a bluish-white light. A human-like silhouette stayed oddly still at 3000 meters up in the air.
Wings grew from the silhouette’s back.
They were ice wings that looked like crystals.
Their lengths were uneven. Some were only a few dozen centimeters while others were longer than 100 meters. Each of those uneven wings moved independently and ominous sparks flew when they struck each other. Kamijou knew that all of those wings held the destructive power to sever a mountain just by touching it.
As far as speed is concerned, Misaka can just barely keep up with an average Saint like Brunhild. Thus everything Misaka's done Kanzaki should be perfectly capable of replicating. Besides that, she's got a few of her own impressive demonstrations of speed.
Intercepting Index's Dragon's Breath when it's already nearly on Touma. Said laser escaped the atmosphere and shot down a satellite immediately afterwards.
Kamijou’s face was completely defenseless and the pillar of light rushed towards it at a dreadful speed.
The instant before the pillar of light struck his face, he heard Kanzaki yell that.
It was not Japanese. He had never heard the word before. However, he had heard a similar word…no, a similar name once before. It had been during his confrontation with Stiyl at the dorm. He had said it was the name he must give when he used magic. His magic name.
Kanzaki’s around two meter long Japanese sword sliced through the air. Her Nanasen attack using seven wires flew towards Index at a speed that seemed to slice through sound itself.
But she was not aiming for Index.
The wires tore through the fragile tatami mat at Index’s feet. Having lost her footing, Index fell backwards. The magic circles linked to her eyes moved and the pillar of light that was supposed to be aiming for Kamijou missed its target by quite a bit.
As if it was a giant sword being swung around, the pillar of light sliced through the wall and ceiling of the apartment. It even sliced through the pitch black clouds floating in the night sky. In fact, it could have even sliced through a satellite outside the atmosphere.
It's made quite clear numerous times that lightning is pitifully slow to her. This is her blitzing an entire group of the Knights of England while graciously holding back.
Now that the knights were in the sky, they could not move their bodies freely. Kanzaki’s way of attack was rather simple: strike each of the Knights in turn with her Japanese sword. Kanzaki did not unsheathe the sword, and simply swung it together with its sheath.
But she was as fast as lightning.
In actuality, the knights were only in the air for one second, but they got the feeling that their bodies were stuck in the air. Since Kanzaki was truly too fast, it was as if time had stopped and only she was moving.
If one were to see it through the normal flow of time, they would see something like an invisible whirlwind in the midst of an explosion.
After being hit by the sword, a few crashed to the ground, some buried in the cliff and others beside it, the rest skipping across the water's surface like thrown rocks.
After attacking the twenty-one Knights, Kanzaki landed steadily on a wavestone.
The moist night wind began to gently stroke her hair as knights came falling from the sky, and bell-like percussive sounds reverberated along the entire coast as they landed in the sea.
“I didn’t use my full strength, so this sort of attack probably won't cause any deaths. It's a good thing you're all wearing sturdy equipment; it let me attack without any worry.”
Aforementioned Knights could easily react to lightning strikes
A bolt of lightning shot down from the sky directly for the second princess.
However, she remained unscathed.
The knights around her must have had a means prepared because they all swung their swords above her head and blew the lightning away.
Took her being preoccupied by her opponent and being struck at a blind spot to actually get hit by a supernaturally-enhanced lightning strike. Should also not she was able to recover from this attack as well.
In the next instant, Kanzaki drew Shichiten Shichitou and stabbed the tip forcefully into the stone floor as if she had timed it.
She cut into the stone like it was made of tofu and then felt a different type of resistance.
In other words, she felt herself slicing through the high voltage current and neutralizing it.
(There are legends of swords slicing through lightning in Japan. In a country with such harsh changes in the weather, you cannot name yourself a magician if you do not have an understanding of how to deal with a thunder god!!)
That was what magic was.
It exceeded the laws of physics and brought one to an absurd battlefield.
If she messed up the timing of her attack, she would receive the attack head on, so she could not let her guard down, but she could deal with spells of that level.
Manages to outrun a huge lightning strike from Mjolnir as it fired with her at ground zero. Said lightning strike vaporized 1/3 of Radiosonde Castle which was several dozen kilometers wide. Said escape required her to barrel through several thick stone walls of the fortress as well.
A third of Radiosonde Castle had been annihilated.
An avalanche of wreckage did not rain down on the Kanto region because the massive amount of energy had blown away the third of the fortress to the extent that not even dust remained. That spell was powerful enough to forcibly destroy the ozone layer and it was similar to a solenoid coil. The Throwing Hammer had continually revolved around that circular orbit while carrying a massive amount of electricity. That had given the electrified air in the center of the circular orbit a vertical vector.
...That explanation alone seemed to make sense, but the attack was actually physically impossible.
With just the laws of science, the phenomenon created some inconsistencies.
But magic compensated for that and forced it to work.
Kanzaki breathed heavily right next to the edge of the destruction.
The edge glowed orange like the inside of a blast furnace. The stone walls and ceiling that had been creating an odd sense of intimidation were no longer there. Just a running long jump's distance away, there was nothing but open space.
“There’s no reason from the beginning. This is how the Amakusa does things, especially for our generation. You’re asking why our Priestess is able to be our leader at such a young age? In order to fulfill a child’s wish, she dared to go against an evil dragon that can swallow a mountain. In order to fulfill the dying leader’s wish, she was willing to protect a small village against thousands of enemies. Along the way, we were walking in her shadow. Although the time in which she led us was short, to us, it’s eternal.”
Kanzaki gets pulverized by Acqua's attack. Even though she stopped the brunt of it, it still made a massive 100 meter wide hole out of the ground she was standing on. Said attack was described like the force of a meteor impact.
Kanzaki was unable to make a proper retort, and could only swing her sword as forcefully as possible, delivering another strong hit.
Acqua had already vanished.
Kanzaki sensed Acqua's existence not through sight, but through presence. He was in the air, having jumped roughly twenty meters. It was not something an ordinary person could do, leaping into the air like a rocket. Acqua, nothing more than a dot in the sky, had the satellite of The Power of God, the Moon, directly behind him.
In the most strict sense, that was not true. It was just a display in the sky formed by the planetarium's image display.
Acqua did a half turn near the ceiling and stepped onto the artificial sky.
Kanzaki wanted to immediately close the distance between them, but the damage she had just taken, coupled with the burden she was placing on her body, slowed her movements. During the temporary lull, Kanzaki felt a cold presence pressing down on all sides. What she was feeling was the boundary of life and death only fighters in the midst of furious battle could feel. The huge wave bearing down upon continued to flow through the entire battlefield.
And as for Acqua, who was above her...
"——The Divine Mother shall remove all evil."
In response to Acqua's low voice, the glowing orb behind him gained an explosion-like brightness.
The planetarium screen was wrecked due to overload, and sparks flew to and from every direction, like an unknown countdown was activating countless hidden explosive devices. The real Moon, hidden in the sky far above them, was unable to shine its light in their battlefield, yet an intangible layer of intensive protection could still be felt. An ordinary magician was incapable of such a feat but for Acqua of the Back, member of God's Right Seat who was also a Saint, such a feat was easily manageable.
He was using the Divine Mother's Mercy to perform a miracle.
Kanzaki easily deduced the mace surrounded by a bluish-white glow currently possessed a tremendous amount of energy.
"In depicting this power called the Truth of God, LET YOUR MERCY RISE TO THE HEAVENS!"
The moment Acqua roared, he stomped onto the ceiling and quickly descended upon her. Having already been damaged beyond its limits, the fake sky was completely destroyed with this final blow, and the blue silhouette above them became the darkest of blacks once again.
A vertical drop.
A giant mace bore down.
What followed was not a strike, a stab, a shot, an explosion, a break, a split, or even simply a crushing blow.
It was just ordinary pressure.
The sudden charge from above had more than enough destructive power to shatter everything in its path, giving the impression of an asteroid crashing into the Earth.
The world vanished.
Even the sight and sound of the Earth buckling from beneath disappeared.
With the harbinger of this unstoppable blow at the center, everything within a one-hundred meter radius of the fourth level of Academy City's District 22 collapsed. Acqua's falling impact caused the steel and concrete floor to collapse into dust and leave a massive hole in its wake, a floor with the same hardness as those used in safety shelters.
The world around them collapsed, everything within one-hundred meters falling to the 5th level.
The booms and tremors and dust exploded and scattered everywhere.
The sound of destruction echoed throughout the area.
The water streams and turbine generator were cut off, and the water began to flow downward like a waterfall.
Amidst the shattered aftermath, Kanzaki Kaori lay where she had fallen to the ground.
She had blocked the attack itself using the Shichiten Shichitou, but the ground beneath her feet was ill-suited to withstanding such impact.
Having endured such an unstoppable pressure and falling more than twenty meters, Kanzaki lay atop a pile of concrete, looking up.
She was thoroughly covered in wounds, and even though it was not a direct hit, the force of Acqua's most recent blow corroded her body through her weapon. Trapped between the massive mace in Acqua's hands and the artificial ground beneath her, regardless of whether it was her arms, legs, or torso, a reddish-black liquid gushed out of Kanzaki's body.
Even this one of less than twenty Saints was now in such a pitiful state.
Biting her teeth as hard as possible, Kanzaki Kaori wore a look of neither fear nor shock on her face. The only expression on her face was anger.
This was the 5th level below, maybe Kanzaki just so happened to land on a plaza, but the miraculous thing was there were no innocent victims who lost their lives because of this battle. This thought was just a theory at the moment, however: If their battleground was a residential area, or if anyone was simply walking around the plaza... the idea sent chills racing up Kanzaki's back. Though Academy City seemed to have taken some measures to counter such a possibility, this place was much different from the 4th level. There was not even the bare minimum of a 'dispel bystander' spell.
There was no doubt they were both Saints. There was no doubt they were two of only twenty people blessed with such power.
So why? Why must they clash swords for such stupid reasons?
Kanzaki finally managed to lift her thoroughly-wounded upper body, tightly gripped the Shichiten Shichitou which had fallen among the rubble, and said in a lifeless voice, "Acqua..."
In perfect contrast, standing on a thoroughly devastated 5th level, Acqua merely said, "Where is Imagine Breaker?"
He easily carried the mace that had such destructive power on his shoulder, "If I were to destroy every level, one by one, will I find him?"
Giving the impression she was shaking the fresh blood off her body, Kanzaki abruptly stood up, "AAAAAAACQUUUUUUUUUAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!"
The Shichiten Shichitou swayed in both hands, moving left and right in unsteady coordination.
Maybe she gripped the sword too tightly, as broken fragments fell off her fingernails. Blood continued to flow through the gaps between her fingers, and Kanzaki's insides were severely damaged from being unable to completely endure the most recent of Acqua's crushing impacts. Blobs of blood spurted out of the lips she was trying her hardest to breathe through.
Kanzaki's eyes showed no signs of weaknesses despite her pitiful state. So long as this expression remained on her face, she would continue to swing the sword in her hands.
Another demonstration of her monstrous strength is her smashing several Griffin Skies together into a morning star and than swinging it around. Each Griffin Sky is a heavily armored Mobile Fortress 80 meters wide and often compared to passenger planes.
“No, that was enough!!” Kanzaki said, cutting Ushibuka off as she used her Saint’s strength to rush forward. Her target was the giant lance that had lost speed from contacting the ground. Kanzaki grabbed the lance with both hands from the side where it did not have its explosive destructive power as a spiritual item. She spun her body by twisting her hips to spin it around.
The giant lance and the Griffin Sky were linked using its shadow.
By grabbing the lance and swinging it around like that, Kanzaki caused the Griffin Sky above to rotate around like it was caught in a tornado.
It was possible that the magical connection to the lance could be severed in case the lance got caught on a solid fortress, but it was no use. Kanzaki was not simply spinning the Griffin Sky around with her strength. She was also using high level magic to obstruct any kind of emergency cancel while at the same time using her physical strength as a Saint.
As Kanzaki swung around the Griffin Sky, 4 of the same types of mobile fortresses got caught in it and formed a single mass. To finish off her attack, Kanzaki changed the angle of the giant “axis” she was swinging around to a straight line down.
It was like she was wielding an incredibly giant morning star.
And of course, her target was Second Princess Carissa and Curtana Original.
There was an incredibly loud noise, but it had not been caused by the impact of the numerous Griffin Skies.
It was the sound of Carissa stabbing Curtana Original upwards slicing the morning star apart with a single strike.
“Dammit!! That was a hammer made up of 5 mobile fortresses!” yelled the old Isahaya in defense of Kanzaki.
Kanzaki can use a spell that applies the concept of "Death by falling" against opponents that fly through supernatural methods. This is what allows her to defeat Mjolnir upon learning it was in fact a living person taking that shape. Only reason it survived and wasn't actually killed was because Kanzaki will not kill no matter what and she immediately tried to save it afterwards too.
There was one legend about Peter, one of the Twelve Apostles. He had confronted a magician named Simon Magus who was famous for trying to buy sacred acts. When Simon had freely flown through the sky, what had Peter said?
"Oh, demons carrying this magic user, promptly let go!!"
Flight was prohibited.
That barrier existed for all magicians living in modern times.
That means of interception had spread too far due to it being simple yet both powerful and effective, and due to it being based on a famous story. Thanks to that, humans were restricted by the fact that they would be brought down the instant they tried to fly without wings.
(I can't allow myself to be led astray.)
That magician's strange appearance had led to her forgetting something very basic.
The Throwing Hammer was not a spiritual item or a weapon. It was a living human being.
A voiceless voice let out a cry that was something like a shock-wave.
The perfectly controlled giant circle was crushed in an instant. The Throwing Hammer lost control and slammed into the fortress with a high voltage current trailing behind it. When it hit, a massive amount of sparks exploded out, but it was nothing compared to the destruction that had been about to be fired.
"...That appearance was necessary to change what people aimed their interception spells at, wasn't it?"
The Throwing Hammer had smashed through a few floors of the fortress and was surrounded by rubble. Kanzaki slowly approached it.
"If someone determined you were a spiritual item or a weapon, they would begin putting together interception spells to deal with those things. Simply put, you made people choose something other than an anti-personnel spell because an anti-personnel spell would easily defeat you. Thor's hammer would be meaningless if it could not fly, but you would be shot down if you flew in this day and age. That was why you thought up a way to keep people from recognizing you for what you were as they tried to lock on to you as a target."
With a sound like plastic boards folding, the Throwing Hammer changed from the flat plane back to the cube. It gave up on flying and seemed to be trying to roll away from Kanzaki.
But it was no use.
When the magician Simon had been brought down, he had died. For magicians, obstructing the opponent's flight was not just something that brought the opponent's altitude down to zero. The effects depended on what part of the story about Peter was being most strongly emphasized, but there was always something more than the simple damage from the fall added in.
As such, the expanded cube was unable to return to the proper cube.
The same sound continued, but the edges simply would not connect. It was like a die that a child had tried and failed to make out of drawing paper.
In the Index film, The Miracle of Endymion, Kanzaki demonstrates she can survive being exposed to the vacuum of space without any ill effect. Easily slices through a bunker of missiles with a swing of her sword. Also survives atmospheric re-entry without a problem.
From 2:57 onward
Kanzaki's Yuisen is her ultimate move. Stated to even slice through Archangel Gabriel.
Kanzaki let out a loud cry as she used a god speed sword-drawing technique. Using the idea of manipulating other teachings to counter a specific religion and cause damage to the opponent, even the angels in a monotheistic religion could be sliced in half. This was Kanzaki’s killer move.
If Christian spells were ineffective, she would use Buddhist spells.
If Buddhist spells were ineffective, she would use Shinto spells.
If Shinto spells were ineffective, she would use Christian spells.
Using such a method to mask the weaknesses of other religions, a one-of-a-kind spell filled with destructive power.
Single Flash, Yuisen.
No matter how great the numbers or how strong the person, no one should be able to survive it.
Archangel Gabriel is someone who even while severaly weakened, Accelerator couldn't do any lasting damage against and would be entirely fine in the epicenter of it's own Planet-destroying release of Telesma which is merely part of it's restoration to it's original strength or the attacks it can do with a thought.
The sunset sky that was dyed orange instantly became a starry night sky.
Kamijou inadvertently looked up at the sky. Touya stopped breathing.
Night. It was as if something switched off the lights, and the evening sky suddenly became pitch black night. The unlucky symbol of the full moon hung over them. That was strange, no matter what, today should have been a crescent moon.
"W-what's going on?"
"Can't you tell? She turned the evening into night."
Kanzaki said it casually, but Kamijou was astounded.
It was easy to say that she changed the evening sky to night, but that meant that the person in front of them could control the relative positions of the earth to the sun. No, even the orbit of the moon was switched. That meant that the moon and other planets were under control.
Controlling celestial bodies.
Maybe that terrifying ability was so terrifying that people couldn't experience it personally, but this was a power that could destroy the world. For example, if the world's axis were tilted by ten degrees, a fourth of all life on earth would be destroyed. And if the world stopped spinning, the world would be instantly destroyed. The people standing on the world may not feel it, but actually, the world was spinning at a terrifying speed of 1666 kilometers an hour. If it suddenly stopped, it would be like making an emergency brake. The terrifying force could flip all the things on the surface of the Earth.
That at anytime, at any place, once Misha decided it, the world would be at it's end.
To begin with, he doubted the materials of the physical world would be enough to support the full capacity of an angel created by God. Even the Misha Kreutzev from Angel Fall had been in imperfect manifestation. If Misha tried to force out an output greater than the hypothesized amount, the physical body she was made of would explode emitting a massive amount of Telesma.
It would be like a planet exploding at the North Pole.
Once more confirmed that Kanzaki's Yuisen can cut through even Archangel Gabriel and even confirmed again by Knight Leader as he no-sold it. The reason being Knight Leader has the ultimate defense against anything he perceives as a weapon by turning the concept of it's attack power to 0. This includes the weapon being made weightless and harmless and abilities behind it being nullified.
By the time she realized that, her right hand had already forcefully drawn her sword. She had used the true Yuisen. That ultimate attack that could cut down even a monotheistic angel flew straight for Knight Leader’s neck.
He was unarmed. He had nothing that even resembled a weapon and his suit was not a spiritual item.
And yet, with a tremendous noise, he grabbed Kanzaki’s sword with a single hand.
This time, it was bewilderment, not fear, that wrapped around Kanzaki’s entire body.
Having stopped her movement, Knight Leader spoke.
“Do you know why the longtime members of Necessarius did not begin a large-scale systematic resistance when we conquered the United Kingdom and instead quickly slipped into the darkness to wait for a better chance?”
Still grabbing the blade of her sword, he lifted one foot from the ground.
“It was because they knew that it was absolutely impossible for them to win in a straight fight against the knights while inside the United Kingdom.”
A loud explosive noise rang out.
It was the sound of Knight Leader kicking Kanzaki. The tremendous force caused Kanzaki to lose her grip on Shichiten Shichitou and her body was knocked a great distance.
“Our country was constructed around Curtana and the four cultures and so the entire United Kingdom itself is bound by a special Christian rule. When in this land, the monarch is the leader of the angels and the knights are angels. …As long as we are in the country, there is just a sheer difference in the amount of power. If you want to kill me, you should first drag me outside of the United Kingdom.”
Kanzaki’s consciousness was wavering as she watched Knight Leader toss Shichiten Shichitou aside.
“Also, we of the knights do not believe in the Anglican Church that Henry VIII created for political reasons. We see it as no more than something to use. Our essence is a single ideology created from a synthesis of Norse, Celtic, Charlemagnic, Germanic, and all other paths of knighthood. …That attack just now seems to have been a strike that circumvents numerous spells in order to injure angels, but that kind of detour isn’t enough to circumvent my defenses.”
Her Yuisen could even match a deteriorating Curtana Original as both weapons in their own way went by the concept of "Cutting through anything."
The Saint Kanzaki Kaori and Second Princess Carissa.
A scorching tension ran between the two women.
No concrete physical phenomenon was going to act as a trigger.
Their thoughts would trigger the beginning of the fight.
Kanzaki moved first.
She started to draw her sword…and then used 7 wires instead.
Holding Curtana Original, Carissa’s response to the wires simultaneously attacking from different angles was…
“If you hold back against an enemy like me…you will die.”
A tremendous noise rang out.
The next thing Kamijou knew, Kanzaki and Carissa had their blades locked together at extremely close quarters. Carissa had merely rushed in and swung her sword, but Kamijou hadn’t been able to see even that simple action.
“So you can fight on the level of this dimension-severing attack? With two attacks that can slice through anything, some inconsistencies or contradictions may be created between the two laws.”
Dream: Looks like a remake of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni will be airing in July. The original seiyuu from the 2000s series will reprise their roles for the remake and judging from the animation, looks like it will have more polish to it compared...
Mar 21, 2020 21:51:24 GMT
Dream: ...to the 2000s series.
Mar 21, 2020 21:51:30 GMT
Taka: That's interesting to hear. Didn't know it was going to get a remake.
Mar 22, 2020 0:33:35 GMT
Dream: Guess I'm gonna focus on wrapping up Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken whenever it comes out today. Been one of my favorites for the season.
Mar 22, 2020 16:44:54 GMT
Taka: I need to catch up or drop/put on hold whatever series I tried.
Mar 22, 2020 21:25:15 GMT
Taka: 1 confirmed death in my hometown next to 19 confirmed cases. I heard the police are fining folks for not practicing social distancing on Facebook.
Mar 24, 2020 2:31:40 GMT
Dream: At least in New York right now, they're not enforcing it. But non-essential employers who aren't abiding by shutting down at this point will be fined and shut down at this point.
Mar 24, 2020 13:38:28 GMT
Master Menos: Had some serious personal trouble go on, but now I'm through it. On-Topic, where I'm in, everything but the stores (and possibly the restaurants) are closed down.
Mar 27, 2020 17:48:40 GMT
Taka: They closed off beaches and parks along bike paths as well as extending K-12 school closure to mid May while colleges are cancelled for the semester.
Mar 29, 2020 0:47:15 GMT
CosmicNoirTear: Everything closed on my part. I live by a bunch of shopping centers. All of the are ghost towns. Hopefully means most people where I live are taking this seriously. Also got laid off from my job two weeks ago.
Mar 29, 2020 2:46:08 GMT
Dream: My county has 6 confirmed cases. Restaurants and bars have been on take-out or delivery only for about a couple weeks now since New York's the hardest hit state. Hasn't been too different for me any who since I've been out of work and tight on money...
Mar 29, 2020 15:11:51 GMT
Dream: ...to do anything outside of getting essentials and job hunting in recent months. Though with the state pretty much on lockdown, likely gonna have a rough time finding any employer to work with in-person for a while.
Mar 29, 2020 15:13:27 GMT
El_Directo: Stay safe guys
Mar 29, 2020 20:08:55 GMT
Taka: I think the only thing not closed for mass gathering other than essential services would be funerals in my area. The mayor and staff have been pretty busy in clarifying things in press releases. Edit: my mistake. Funerals are closed.
Mar 29, 2020 21:52:25 GMT
Dream: Gonna try whipping up a review for Dorohedoro at some point tomorrow. Find that I have quite a bit to cover with the series.
Mar 30, 2020 3:39:57 GMT