Part 28: The Trivia ChallengeThe School Festival was today.
Video- Festival Part 1
Watch the Festival
Calm down, calm down. This years main event is *drum roll *
Kaya: Cross Campus Ultra Alchemy Trivia, right?
Oh, you all know already? Very well. Thats right.
Turn your forms in today, 2 to a pair, if you want to participate.
Trivia Vayne, are you entering?
I dont know yet It sounds like fun, so I might try it.
Then were gonna have to find partners today.
Yeah, I wonder who I should go with
In the end, though, the decision was easy. I figured this was going to come to a fight as well, and with trivia and a fight to deal with that left one person.
Would you be interested in joining the trivia contest with me?
You want me? Im not sure how much help I can be, but
Oh, dont worry. I dont mind if we win or lose So, what do you say?
I accept. I will do my very best.
You dont have to be so serious But, well both do our best.
We headed down to see what this thing was all about.
MC: This years main event! I present, Cross Campus Ultra Alchemy Trivia!!
The rules are simple! Three alchemy questions will be asked!
Contestants will then scour the campus, looking for their answer!
Ah, a normal contest. I guess the rumors were wrong.
MC: Feel free to block or steal from your rivals! Just turn in the item!
I take that back.
MC: And believe it or not We have a very special judge for you!
Turning 108 this year, our own living dictionary Professor Pierre Gomez!!
Is he famous?
Ive never heard of him, but he seems to be quite the master I sense it.
MC: Professor, thank you very much for coming today.
MC: Professor? Professor! Please answer me!
Pierre: Hr, ahh, was I asleep ? I saw so many pretty flowers
MC: It seems were running out of time, in more ways than one! So, lets begin!
The first question seemed simple enough.
Leo: Giant fish Fishing?
Bertha: That wasnt even a question
Billy: Dont mess with us, MC! Give us our money back!
MC: Wha! Calm down! Dont throwOw! Professor, a word from you, please!
Pierre: Fishing is necessary for alchemy. True alchemists are true fishermen
Bertha: If the professor says so.
One short speech and everyones quiet
Yes An impressive influence.
MC: The time limit is one hour from now. Catch your fish and come back by then!
And now, let the event begiiiiin!!
Vayne, we must hurry.
We rushed out to complete the first challenge.
Hey, why cant we enjoy the festival like normal people, for once?
If we dont get in their way now, when should we!?
You dont have to do anything, you know
Shut up and come on! Ill buy you some chow mein later.
Add cotton candy and a candy apple and youre on.
Ill buy you anything! Now, hurry up, lets go!
The biggest fish around here Ive ever seen is a Tiger Blowfish, so we headed to the Heights. I should have expected who was waiting for us.
Video- Festival Part 2
Watch Us Fish
Are you here to annoy us, again?
I planned to at first, but not this time. I challenge you to a fishing duel!
A fishing duel?
Back home, I was known as Super Fisher Tony. I wont even cheat this time!
I dont mind, but
You couldve started fishing when we got here. I dont get you sometimes.
Shut up! I always fish fair and square!
Its things like this that make you a lousy villain.
What did you say!?
Dont get mad at me. I meant it in a good way.
Really? Well, whatever. Anyway, duel me! You will scream my name!
I am not touching any bait
Then just be quiet and watch. Ill win this one by myself, no problem!
I do not understand those people
I wonder what kind of fishing duel this is supposed to be
How should I know?
It took a bit, but I did catch one.
It was impressively large even for a Tiger Blowfish, and we rushed back with it. I felt a bit bad about not telling Tony, but there was a time limit after all.
MC: Will any student be ableAha! Here comes last years Arena Champion!
What kind of big fish have they come back with!?
I wonder if it was okay to just leave them behind
You shouldnt worry. The contest is more important right now.
Okay. Uh, heres our entry.
Pierre: Ummhrrr ?
How is it?
Pierre: Its shine, firmness, yes, great. I feel a mothers warmth from this fish
MC: I have no idea what that means but I think it was a high score!
Wait, wait, waaaait!!
That wasnt nice of you to leave me out there!
It woulda been funny if he didnt notice until after the time was up.
What did you say!?
Nothing. So, I thought you were in a big hurry.
Tony also had a pretty big fish.
Pierre: Hmm Also a great fish. Especially this fin. It holds a grand future
Heh heh heh. I knew youd understand.
MC: Another high score! Its indeed a fierce battle! But only one can win!
Pierre: But this fish Can only come in second place at this school.
Pierre: The winner is This kid over here.
You did it, Vayne!
How!? How could my fish lose!?
Pierre: Cuz your fish is smaller.
MC: That reply actually makes sense!
Crap I forget that the size of the fish matters most
MC: And thats it, times up! Question #1 goes to Vayne Aurelius!
But that was just the first round. Who will be the Grand Champion!?
And now, let us continue on the Question #2!
Things got kind of weird at this point.
Leo: Something huge, again?
Bertha: Its all the same
Billy: But like, this isnt trivia at all!
MC: Lets everybody calm down. The professor here just loves huge things!
Once again, the time limit is one hour. Readyyyy Go!
Thats a broad question I wonder if theyre even serious.
I thought itd be more of a trivia quiz contest
Me, too. I anticipated a little more
Hey! I admit I lost to you last time, but this timell be different!
Why dont you just cheat and get this over with?
Shut up! This is a matter of pride!
Alright, alright. I get it.
I kinda feel bad about ignoring them
I guess We can think of something back at the workshop.
We returned to the workshop to figure out what they might be asking for.
Video- Festival Part 3
Watch Us Synthesize
Its so vague. I mean, its not that hard to make something huge.
But if its too big, we wont be able to lift it.
Thats true. So, we need a largeness that is carriable
This is like a riddle
Riddle Oh! I think I know what it means.
You have an idea?
Yes, I recall seeing it somewhere around
System Message: You receive the recipe for a Huge Ring.
Item: Giants Ring can now be made.
Anna had the idea to create a large version of something thats normally small.
Oh, I see. This could actually
That question most likely pointed to this answer.
Yeah. And we can make it with just the two of us.
Yes. Now, lets begin!
The Giants Ring wasnt that hard to make.
We rushed down to the Auditorium.
MC: Is this how the round will end? Or will there be
Whew, it appears we made it back on time.
MC: Oh, we have a challenger! Most likely our last, considering the time!
Here you go.
Th-this is !?
MC: Professor, what is it?
Pierre: This This is what Ive been waiting for
MC: Professor Are you crying ? So, whats the verdict?
Pierre: Indeed, this is what I wanted. Ahh if only my late honey could see it.
MC: Ooh I believe we have a new highest score!
We did it, Vayne!
MC: And, thats time! Were now down to the final question!
Tony and Renee never managed to make it for that question, but we had other things to worry about than them.
MC: As expected, this one is worth double points!
Pierre: Ah, you. Can I, you know?
MC: What is it? I was in the middle of my announcement.
Pierre: I, uh, you know That, see
MC: Just come out with it. Were pushing on time here.
Pierre: Um I need to go pick some flowers
MC: You dont have to use such a cute metaphor! Just go do your business!
Pierre: Urm yes, excuse me
MC: Sorry about that Now, let me present to you the final question!
Bring a Black Muscat, found somewhere in the Winds Corridor!
Only the first pair to retrieve one will earn the points!
Leo: Thats simple enough
Bertha: Do you think its a trap?
Billy: But what if someone else gets to it first
MC: Now, let the final race Begiiiinn!
We should hurry, too.
Sorry I just realized that those two never showed up.
Dont waste your time worrying about them. Now, lets go.
We headed out for the Winds Corridor.
Video- Festival Part 4
Watch the Conclusion!
Just stop already. Arent you like way past the deadline anyway?
What!? When the hell? Argg! Why am I even doing this!?
Thats why Ive been asking you
If thats the case, Ill do whatever it takes to sabotage the contest!
You know, when you get fired up, your priorities go right out the window.
What did you say!?
Nothing. I guess thats fine. It sounds more amusing, anyway.
I remembered a weird tree in the Abyss, and sure enough the Black Muscat was there.
Are we the first ones here?
Thats strange. Everyone else went ahead of us, but no ones here yet
Now that you mention, that is strange.
???: Heh heh It looks safe to me
It seems everyone else was waiting to see if it was a trap.
Bertha: Looks like we were worried for nothing.
Billy: If you dont want to get hurt, hand that over now.
Ah, so youve come to steal it from us
And if we refuse ?
Billy: Uh, duh? Its time for brute force!!
They really needed more friends if they were going to steal it from us.
Bertha: Im not ashamed of losing to you two
Leo: You can have it
This was originally ours.
At least theyre polite
System Message: You have obtained the Black Muscat.
Thats not nice. You should treat your elders with respect.
I wont be rough. We just need to lock him up somewhere for a while.
This is like, so uncool.
Shut up! If you dont wanna help, just sit there and watch!
Pierre: Hrm? Whattaya want, sonny?
Nothing personal just need you to take a nap!
Pierre: You would commit an act of violence against a helpless old man?
I dont plan on hurting you as long as you stay calm.
Pierre: Hrm, if you think youre up for it.
Whoa there You okay?
Pierre: Hoh hoh. You underestimate the power of an old man, sonny.
No way How could this geezer be so strong? Its impossible
Today is so not your day
Shut up *pass out *
We managed to make it back in time, fortunately.
MC: And in their hands, they have the Black Muscat!
Theres no one else here?
Yes, it seems were the only ones.
MC: I wanted to move right on to the results but the Professor isnt back
Pierre: Ah, sorry Im late.
MC: Youre really late! What were you doing!?
Pierre: Just having a little fun with the young ones.
MC: That sounds so so wrong
Pierre: No, no, I didnt mean it like that
MC: And that will end my line of questioning. Lets move on to the results!
Wed won the contest!
MC: Vayne Aurelius & Anna Lemouri!
MC: He won last years Battle Arena and is once again our glorious winner!
Arent you happy?
Its just This all feels so unreal.
Why? You worked so hard for all this.
But, I barely
Youre just being modest. You did very well. I swear.
You think so?
Yes. I dont lie. Now stand up straight! Lets go cheer with the crowd.
Whoa! D-dont push me
MC: The winners will receive a special prize from our guest judge!
Pierre: Congratulations, Ive been looking for a successor for so long And you
MC: The old mans storys gonna be long so were gonna wrap it up!
Pierre: No, wait! I-I was about to give a really good speech.
MC: Well see you again next year! Good bye!
I didnt think wed actually win.
But now that I think about it, this was the last time
The last time I really enjoyed being at school