The Let's Play Archive

The Way

by Fleshwit

Part 18: Episode 3: Part 2: Blows to the Head.

Episode 3: Part 2: Blows to the Head.

"This bodes badly."

Well who knows, that cavern might have been a shortcut.
She could be right up ahead for all we know.
Rhue hasn't learnt shortcuts almost always take longer.

Let us continue.

So now we're fighting two Lactars at once. Still not a threat.

More canyons/valleys/whatever with lots of fights. That hidden chest has a Wicite.

I've already absorbed the Wicite by the time I reach this, which is only halfway through the same area.

We uh... abruptly go from chipsets to 3d rendering. Also we'll be seeing a scene that's stuck with me for a long time.

Is he a Blue Scarve?


Then why are we stopping?

I just want to see what he's up too. (SIC)

This better be quick.

I love thee to the depth and breadth of your body.

My hands can reach out and touch you all naughty.

For the ends of smooching, you have an ideal face.

I love thee to the level of your nice firm toosh, out in the sun where I can see it good!

I love thee freely, as I strive for right.

I love thee kinky, as we turn off the lights.

I love thee with the passion put to use on my last girl, so have some faith.

I love thee with a love I seemed to lose in that last case.
I love thee with touch, sight, taste, and sound.

So just be quiet girl while I take you down!

GIRL: ... You nasty pervert!!! I'm out of here!

This starts playing: Slade's Theme, a custom track by Lun:

I am Alantheonus Phillipe Straphachar, the great poet, writer, and fighter!

Who are you?


Slade shoves Alan against the wall.

You sick freak.


Nothing makes me madder then (sic) what you just tried to do!

I didn't do anything! I didn't even touch her!

You don't know how lucky you are that you didn't.
If you had touched her, I would have KILLED you! Do you hear me jackrat?!


Now get lost! And you better leave that girl alone!

Are you her brother?

I told you to get lost!

Why didn't you leave?

He hits Alan a couple more times.

He hits him AGAIN and then...

(I saved Alan's life not too long ago, and now he's going to get killed by this maniac?)
(Do I even care? Why did I save him last time? Just to show up Kloe?)

What's the matter?
I've never heard of a Blue Scarve with a compassionate side.



Can't we just get going? As far as I'm concerned this is a waste of our time.

Our time? I'll determine what's a waste of my time!
Don't ever speak for me again!


This will just take a minute.

Luckily for Alan, some screaming starts.

Let's go, it might be the Blue Scarves.

Slade and Rhue automatically depart westward and then I have to walk them one screen further.

"(It's Lyrra's fist!)"

(Lyrra's father is hurt too!)
No sign of Rosmar or Lyrra though.

Who would have thought... Ahh... we'd meet... again.

Where is Lyrra?

Blue Scarves...

(Why would the Blue Scarves take Lyrra?)

Jed's eyes close, sparking Rhues shout.


But he comes back around!

Please... Help Lyrra!
Her mother is dead...
Her brother is dead...
And now I'm going to die...
Poor Lyrra... Please...
Help her. Arrrggg!

(Her brother is dead? I didn't think I hit Rosmar THAT bad!)
(Sweet lands...)
At some point Slade finishes checking the southern most body and wanders over to the other side of Jed.

So much pain!!!
Rhue, end me.


End my suffering.

Hurry up and do it.
Or do you enjoy other people's suffering?


(I don't care about this man...)
(He asked me to do this.)

(I have to do this!)


Decapitation? Jesus Christ Rhue.

Now let's find your friends.

(I don't know how much longer I can keep this act up.)


Our first two elemental auras. They have more attack at level 1 than Piercer did at level 3. Though, Slasher and Piercer both do more damage right now, and I tend to like Maxing out Aura types before switching.
Even if there's no special benefit for it.

And uhh... I'll leave this update here. See if you can guess the content of the half of the next update that isn't cutscenes.

the end