A/N: Welcome to the third installment of my Ketsueki Series! Majin Seiryu Ki follows the last two stories in the Ketsueki Quadrilogy; Part 1; Chishio No Me and Part 2; Ano Sentaku Bou. If you have not read either stories yet, I very highly suggest that you do before reading Part 3 (this story), otherwise, you will be completely lost as to what is going on as a lot of what is being told here will make plenty of nods to the last two parts. And as always, the Main Cast and additional info regarding the story is below the Prelude.
Long ago, an imperial tomb was erected in the deserts of Egypt, hidden amongst the sandy dunes. Within the temple was a demon called Azazel, a being considered so dangerous that the nearby villagers sealed him away in the tomb that is now called The Temple of Azazel.
For many centuries, the descendants of the villagers who sealed him away guarded the tomb so that no intruders would ever come near and break the seal. There were prophecies that had been passed down about the temple, but only a selected few were able to hear these tales. Some wonder if these prophecies are even true, especially after so many years.
Either way, one thing was clear to those who learn these stories... if two evil stars ever came into conflict, it would awaken the ultimate evil within the tomb, reeking havoc amongst our world... and after that, the remaining realms beyond our own.
I fear that those dark times have come...
In the night, I am one of the protectors of the tomb containing this old legend. Many, especially those living outside our village, simply call this evil, Majin Seiryu Ki, or The Demon Rectifier. I am unsure of how that nickname came to be... perhaps the outsiders have created their own legends over the centuries. Either way, we placed the name on the door as part of our warning message to those who try to break the seal.
By day, I am an astrologist. For some time, nearly a year after the end of the Universal War that was caused by the realm of Outworld, I am seeing nothing but bad omens. With each day that passes, the premonitions grow more and more intense to where it has become hard to sleep at night.
Seeking the meaning behind all of this, I had approached our village's guru about these visions. It was that day that he told me of the prophecy of the two evil stars. It became clear to me that my premonitions will eventually see the light of day if nothing is done.
Worse, in recent days, my group and I have been forced to protect the temple more than ever. A powerful necromancer by the name of Quan Chi had developed an interest in the temple for unknown reasons, and it is all we can do to keep him and his demons away. The Manji Clan have been of great assistance, but even they are unsure of how long we can all last against our new foes.
Eventually, the time will come for me to leave my home to stop the new threat against the realms. The best way to start is to find a way to seek out and stop the two evil stars – Kazuya Mishima and Jin Kazama.
~The Words of Zafina
Please remember... the characters were NOT picked based on popularity... they were based on how they can contribute to the story.
-Returning: Ryu, Ken, Chun Li, Cammy, Guile, Guy, Cody, Maki, Yang, Yun, R. Mika, Dan, Sakura, Sagat, Vega, Lita, Ruby Heart, Karin, Juli, Juni.
-New: Haggar, Alex, Juri, Abel, Fei Long, T. Hawk, Poison, Hugo, Rolento, Elena, Blanka, Makoto, C. Viper, Dudley, E. Honda, Hakan, Balrog, Eagle, D. Dark, Lucia.
-Returning: Kenshi, Jade, Sub-Zero, Scorpion, Ermac, Smoke, Li Mei, Sonya, Ashrah, Kitana, Sindel, Noob Saibot, Havik, Kabal, Kira, Baraka, Mileena, Sektor, Reptile, Sheeva, Quan Chi, Cyrax, Kung Lao, Sareena, Bo' Rai Cho, Rain, Mavado, Motaro.
-New: Liu Kang, Skarlet, Reiko, Johnny Cage, Hotaru, Stryker, Jax, Kai, Kano.
-Returning: Ivy, Kilik, Maxi, Siegfried, Xianghua, Cassandra, Seong Mi-na, Hwang, Tira.
-New: Hilde, Yun-seong, Talim, Shura.
-Returning: Jin, Yoshimitsu, Kazuya, Julia, Nina, Lei Wulong, Asuka, Paul Phoenix, Raven, Anna, Steve Fox, Marshall Law, Hwoarang, King, Marduk, Dragunov, Feng Wei, Bryan Fury.
-New: Zafina, Lars, Alisa, Lee, Lili, Baek Doo San, Eddy, Christie, Ganryu, Bruce, Leo, Forest Law, Armor King, Kunimitsu, Xiaoyu.
-Returning: Scott K. Wagner, Alex Walker, Matrik.
-Keisei: A realm with many similarities to Earth, but with historical differences. This is where the cast of Soulcalibur hail from.
-Shura is a bonus character who was only featured in Soulcalibur 4.
-Lucia is a character who made an appearance in Final Fight 3. The Final Fight universe has connections to the Street Fighter universe as evident with Guy and Cody as well as Haggar, Hugo, Poison, and Rolento.
-Yes, there will be TWO Alex's in the story. To avoid confusion, pay attention to the fact that they are both different genders, though I will make it a point to introduce female Alex as Alex Walker at the start of any scenes she appears in (and just call her Alex for the rest of the scene).
Enjoy the fic!