Saints vs Senshi Act X“In your country’s past, shamans would initiate a ritual called ‘kodoku.’”
Transmitting his will through Gesen’s body as his core and eyes turned a light blue, Fiore spoke to the Saints and Senshi as they watched the mass of debris take amalgamated form. Even when every single Golem Trooper and Spectre Pure came at them with everything they had, their combined power didn’t add up to the dark energy that was emanating from the shifting blob now taking humanoid shape. The primordial muck was now assuming a more cohesive aesthetic, forming black armor on the body while its face began to appear.
“They would take several poisonous insects, place them in a sealed jar, and wait until they were forced to kill each other for survival until there was only one left. The final victor was known as a kodoku, and its body would be used as a hex to be placed on those who earned the shaman’s ire. In a way, you could say that
Saints vs Senshi Act IXBackground Music
“PHOENIX GENMA KEN!”
Under most circumstances, no matter the strength or supposed godhood of the victim, Ikki’s Phoenix Genma Ken spelled irrevocable doom. An attack that targeted the brain of the opponent, Ikki used his fist’s cosmo to manipulate an enemy’s nervous system, sending him into a spiral of their worst nightmares until they literally died of fright, or were put in a coma if they were lucky. In theory, a single Golem Trooper would prove absolutely no challenge given that the move had felled opponents who otherwise outclassed the Phoenix Saint.
In practice, it left much to be desired. The Golem Trooper, upon being struck, shuddered for a few moments, and then turned around to deliver a spiked slip to Ikki’s head. Ikki growled in pain as the thorns scratched his forehead and drew forth a streak of red, and the second slap skid across his armor
Saints vs Senshi Act VIII“Guilty!”
“Gui-nah, you’re cool. Guilty!”
When the Cancer Saint was first offered the assignment of assisting Ophiuchus Shaina’s campaign to find Athena and establish a base of operations in Japan for Sanctuary, his first reaction was indifference. As a Gold Saint he was given a great deal of authority over the organization and the idea of taking orders from a Silver Saint beneath him in cosmo, rank, and experience wasn’t one that he could see himself doing. He was about to dismiss it until the Pope gave him a reason to take it.
If Deathmask went to Japan where the Pope’s awareness wasn’t as omnipresent as it was within Sanctuary’s headquarters, Deathmask could engage in all of the debauchery and sin he wanted and the Pope would be none the wiser to it. Given the tremendous freedom bestowed on Deathmask already thanks to him being