pali mama en nasin lawa
pakala! lipu ni li lon ala kepeken toki pi wile sina. lipu li awen kepeken toki Inli.
Title Episode 36: The Surprise Attack
Wasabi AN APOLOGY? You can't be serious!
THROW THIS FOOL IN JAIL!
Pepper Darn! I can't do anything in here!
Damn magical prison! Grrrr!
Pepper How could I be so naive!
Shichimi Shhhhh, Pepper! Keep it down.
Pepper Who's there?!
Shichimi Shhhhh! Quiet already! Over here. I'm here to get you out.
Shichimi I... I am sorry for what happened...
...you know, with our fight.
I... I had to do it.
Pepper Don't worry – I know. Thanks for coming.
Shichimi This magical cell is really strong – they’ve gone all out for you!
Pepper Ha ha!
Shichimi Keep it down, they'll hear us.
Rat LAP LAP LAP
Shichimi You know, another reason I came is that I was admitted into Wasabi's inner circle right after the ceremony. And I learned of her plans...
Shichimi It's awful, Pepper.
Wasabi wants to dominate all other schools of magic, pure and simple...
She will leave at dawn with an army of witches for Qualicity...
Pepper Oh, no! Coriander! And her kingdom!
Shichimi And Zombiah magic! We must warn her at once!
A pilot and dragon await us on the platform, to get us out of here.
That's it, the lock finally gave way!
Pepper Bravo! I'll get Carrot and my hat.
Sound CLUNK! CLANG! CLANK! CLANG!
Guard GUARD! COME HERE!
AN INTRUDER IS FREEING THE PRISONER!
Shichimi We were so close...
Pepper Yeah, so close.
By the way, do you know why Wasabi has it out for me?
Shichimi She's afraid of the Chaosah witches, Pepper...
Especially of your chain reactions. She believes they are a major threat to her plans.
Pepper Oh, that, pfff... No need for her to fret; I've never managed to set off any of those.
Pepper Yes, really, ha ha ha!
Shichimi Hee-hee! She's so paranoid...
King Officer! Can you confirm that this is the temple of that witch?
Officer Highly likely, my liege! Several of our spies have spotted her here recently.
King GRrrr... So, that threat to our art of war and traditions lives here!
King Let us celebrate our alliance by retaliating and razing this temple from the surface of Hereva.
Enemy Well said!
Army Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeehaaa! Yarr! Yeehaw! Yeee-haw! Yaaa! Hurrah!
King CATAPULTS! FIRE!!!
Pepper What's going on? An attack?!
Sound BOOM! BOOOM!
Sound BOO~OOOM! BOOM!
Pepper cough cough!!
Shichimi! Are you alright?
Shichimi Yes, I'm fine! What about you? And Carrot?
Pepper We're fine.
What the heck... I... can't... believe it...
Shichimi Where did those soldiers come from?! And with catapults?! What do they want?
Pepper I don't know... But those two I do know.
Torreya, over here!
Torreya Shichimi! Spirits be praised, you are safe and sound.
Torreya I was so worried when I heard that they had imprisoned you! And this battle! What chaos!
Shichimi Torreya, it's so good to see you.
Pepper Oh, my...
So this dragon pilot is Shichimi's girlfriend...
I can't imagine what would have happened had I gotten rid of her.
And those armies, they must have followed me.
Without them, we would not be free.
It all seems so connected...
Torreya What's up with her?
Shichimi Pepper? Is everything okay?
Pepper Yes, I'm fine. I've just realized something.
Everything that's happened is, directly or indirectly, the result of my actions, my choices...
...in other words, my chain reaction!
Shichimi Really? You'll have to explain.
Torreya Enough chat, we're in the middle of a battlefield. We can talk about it once we're flying. Hop on, Pepper!
Shichimi Torreya is right. We need to get to Qualicity, no matter what.
Pepper Hold on a second.
Wasabi's army is about to counter-attack. We can't let them kill each other like that.
I feel that it's my responsibility to end this battle.
Torreya But how?
Arra Yes, how do you plan to do that, witch? You haven't recovered much Rea, I can feel it.
Pepper You're absolutely right, but there is a spell of mine that could fix everything. I just need your Rea to be able to reach everyone.
Arra Give energy to a witch? It's forbidden! Most certainly not!
Pepper Would you rather watch a carnage unfold?
Torreya Please, Arra. Make an exception. Those girls and dragons fighting, that's our school, our family. And yours too.
Shichimi Yes, please, Arra.
Arra PFF! Fine! But at her own risk!
So that's what a dragon's Rea is like!
Shichimi Pepper, quickly! The battle!
Pepper Allus...! Yuus...! Needum...! Est... ...LOVIUS!
Sound Schsss! Schii! Hfhii! Dziing! Fiizz! Fiizz! Dziing! Hfheee! Schii! Schsss!
Pepper This spell was the first draft of my anti-war spells.
It converts mortal foes into friends...
…and violence into love and compassion.
Shichimi Wow! Well... that's terrific, Pepper! They've stopped fighting!
Torreya It's working!
Shichimi But what's going on? Some of them are kissing...?!
Torreya Uh... That's a lot of new couples! Was that meant to happen, Pepper?
Pepper Oh, no! I think it was the Dragon's Rea that amplified the love in my spell.
Torreya Haha, this battle will go straight into the history books.
Shichimi Hee-hee, definitely!
Pepper Ooohhh, how embarrassing!
Writing - FIN -
Credits December 15, 2021 Art & scenario: David Revoy. Beta readers: Arlo James Barnes, Bhoren, Bobby Hiltz, Craig Maloney, Estefania de Vasconcellos Guimaraes, GunChleoc, Karl Ove Hufthammer, Nicolas Artance, Pierre-Antoine Angelini, Valvin. English translation: Arlo James Barnes, Bobby Hiltz, Estefania de Vasconcellos Guimaraes, Frederic Mora, GunChleoc, Karl Ove Hufthammer, Pierre-Antoine Angelini, Zane Waldman. Proofreading: Craig Maloney. Based on the universe of Hereva Creator: David Revoy. Lead maintainer: Craig Maloney. Writers: Craig Maloney, Nicolas Artance, Scribblemaniac, Valvin. Correctors: Willem Sonke, Moini, Hali, CGand, Alex Gryson. Software: Krita 5.0β, Inkscape 1.1 on Kubuntu Linux 20.04. License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0. www.peppercarrot.com
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