This is a direct sequel to my first "Introduction to Mega Man"! I was going to put it as a new post on the original thread, but it seems that the character space didn't agree with me.
“Do you really want to do this? Frankly, I don’t believe you stand much of a chance. You were created to help, not to fight.” Dr. Right said as he pondered Rock’s statement.
“Yes, I was created to help. Right now, I have to help humanity.”
“I’ll give you all I can do, but even with my help, I’m afraid that the odds are stacked against you.”
Rock replied “Do you remember? You told me that you designed each Robot Master with a weapon and weakness, and each weapon was a weakness to another Robot Master. I can use that to my advantage.”
Dr. Light then spent the next few days equipping Rock with the most durable armor they had, as well as a Proton Blaster V 2.0 device, nicknamed the “Mega Buster". The next weapon given to Rock was the Magnet Beam, a add-on to the Mega Buster that could create a temporary platform for reaching higher areas and to escape danger if too difficult. A core was also added to be able to teleport to any area, as long as there is a transmission. The last device given to Rock was the Copy Chip, a chip that if Rock was able to grab hold of a Robot Master and download his data, he would be able to use the weapon that the Robot Master originally had.
“It took quite some time, but I finally managed to give you the power to stop the enraged robots. This day will be known as the birth of Mega Man! However to me, you will always be Rock.”
“I’ll send you as far as the transmission will allow, but even then you’ll have to walk quite a ways.”
Mega Man prepared for what danger could lie ahead, and he sent his coordinates to Bomb Man’s location. Based on the data of Bomb Man, he was known as being cocky, and staying too close to his bombs. He also appeared to look like a large Bowling ball, with a mohawk and a threatening smile to match. His weapon was the Hyper Bomb, a bomb filled to the brim with explosives.
The world turned blue, and Mega Man’s last glimpse of the lab showed him Dr. Right, with a tear in his eye.
Mega Man’s next sight was a city, except with no movement whatsoever. A quiet chill was in air, and the feelings of life still lingered on, in bits and pieces. As he walked through the city, he encountered what seemed to be an old military “Beak”, a weapon with a defensive shell and a turret. He picked it up, when it suddenly opened and blasted Mega Man. He stepped back and shot it, destroying it. He looked at it’s remains, knowing he had caused that.
“Beautiful, right? Of course, I made a bigger boom when I destroyed one the other day!”
Mega Man looked behind him, finding Bomb Man with his foot on another beak, then found it crushed within seconds.
“Why? A soul is a precious thing to waste, and you just did that without any care. You’re not Bomb Man. The real Bomb Man wouldn’t have done that."
“And then the old Bomb Man would have been like that waste of scrap!”
Bomb Man lunged forward towards Mega Man, and kicked him straight in the face. He proceeded to throw five Hyper Bombs, but Mega Man used the Magnet Beam to avoid them all. Bomb Man threw another five, and one exploded near Mega Man. The others struck a nearby building and caused it to collapse. The wreckage landed near Mega Man and clouded his vision.
“Don’t hide! That’s when the game gets boring!”
Mega Man charged up his buster, and shot a gigantic blast. The blast struck Bomb Man straight in his leg, and caused multiple Hyper Bombs to blow up.
“I think…..it’s over. That was...quick.” Mega Man said with heavy panting.
Before he knew it, a bomb struck him! Mega Man laid upon the ground, wondering if that was it for him. What remained of Bomb Man walked up, and he had a Hyper Bomb right in his hand.
“That big boom you made earlier, you should have shown me more of that! That was kinda boring, but you did almost finish me. Any last words?”
“Maybe a few…...You shouldn’t have bragged.“
Mega Man fired off his Buster and shot him directly in the face, damaging his CPU brain. He made sure the blast took Bomb Man temporarily off-line and didn’t kill him. “Dr. Light, are you there?” When the transmission appeared, he saw the doctor with a young girl?!
“Dr. Right, who is that?”
“Meet your new sister, Roll. I just finished creating her, and she’ll help me around the lab while you’re gone.”
“So what you’re saying is that you’re replacing me when I get destroyed! Dr. Right, how could you?”
“Rock, I didn’t say that! She’ll be a gift when you get back so we can start a family once again!”
“I’m transporting the remains of Bomb Man back to you, and you can make a copy of him! I’m ending the transmission.”
Roll looked at the screen of the laboratory. “Dr., I wasn’t trying to make him feel that way. I just….”
“It’s not your fault. Rock’s always been a little sensitive about things. Plus, fighting for the world's a little stressful.”
Mega Man transported to the next place, except it wasn’t where he expected to be. He was inside a mysterious structure, when a voice said
“You defeated Bomb Man? You’re just a kid. In fact, aren’t you Right’s pet? Anyway, I’m Elec Man, a guy who looks and acts kinda like you, but of course I have lightning symbols on me and…...Oh yeah, I can control electricity.”
“The name’s Fire Man, and I’m an torch with a passion…..to burn!
“Cut Man’s the name, slicing is my game! With the cutter on my head, I can slice anything!”
“I’m not an organ, I’m a bulldozer fella with muscles! Guts Man!”
“My time to shine! I’m Ice Man, but if you dare say I look like an eskimo…….”
The next second, all the Robot Masters fired at once, which Mega Man narrowly avoided. He was then shot by an electric beam, and was paralyzed. As he struggled to move, Guts Man struck him and threw him against the wall. Cut Man threw his cutter, but it missed but managed to cut off a few locks of Mega Man's hair.
“You needed a hair-cut! That was a good one! I crack myself up!"
“Shut up! I’m done with your puns! Next time, I'm using the Super Arm on you!” Guts Man stated, as he gave Cut Man a look of indignation.
“Wait! We’re all brothers! I don’t want to fight you! Let me ask you, does Dr. Wily treat you like tools or family?”
Guts Man blared “Dr. Wily is the greatest! Although he did call me nuts for brains….”
“He said it was stupid that I would wear an eskimo suit everywhere!”
"But he showed us what we can do! We would have never become this strong without him!"
The Robot Masters argued with each other on how Dr. Wily treated them. They took multiple votes, but it always ended half and half. Mega Man took this opportunity to slip undetected.
“How much longer do I have to go?”
A sudden voice came out of nowhere and wailed “Not much longer, my boy! Prepare for my greatest creation, the Yellow Devil!” A gigantic blob of yellow came out of the floor and it formed into a creature that appeared more of a monster than anything else! In the middle of the blob formed an eye, and it blasted Mega Man with a powerful laser! The blob turned into 32 different pieces and rushed towards Mega Man. No matter how hard he tried, the Devil was too erratic and fast to be avoided. The Devil formed into it’s monstrous form once again. It smashed it's mighty fist against the ground, and threw him against the room.
The Devil hunched over Mega Man and charged up his laser. Mega Man closed his eyes and started regretting things he had done in life. The biggest regret he had was how his initial reaction towards Roll went. A flash of white came over Mega Man, but when he opened his eyes to see the damage the Devil caused to him and watch his reactor fail in front of him, there was nothing but remaining blobs of yellow.
“After a while, the vote became unanimous. We all decided that we were tools, but no longer! You’re lucky my Thunder Beam came in time.”
Mega Man saw his brothers behind him, and the gang of robots celebrated until a hovering capsule seem to have come out of nowhere. The capsule opened up and inside was Wily!
“I can’t believe it! I lost? If only I had used my time to make eight other, “perfected” robots! Wait a second…..”
Eight robots dropped down from the ceiling and glanced at the Light numbers.
“Gentleman, meet the seconds! Heat Man, Metal Man, Bubble Man, Wood Man, Air Man, Crash Man, Flash Man and their leader, whose name will spoil the surprise! Now, prepare to be scrapped and be used for nefarious purposes!”
“That was a pretty cool intro, but mine will blow yours up! Gentleman, meet the biggest boom ever, along with his new pals!
"Please don't waste my time..."
"You guys look kinda rusty. Want a little oil? Gotta keep it real, you know?"
Mega Man exclaimed “You! And who are these guys?!”
Constructive Criticism is appreciated. Keep in mind that this was for a newbie, so if you're complaining on why I described most characters, that doesn't exactly help. Sorry about repeating so many words :P
The Birth of Mega Man! Posted by MerryBossMan on April 14th, 2014 at 9:28pm Viewed 1084 Times
> Proto Buster, not Proto Blaster. Plus it wasn't originally built off of the Proto Buster at all (See Point #4).
> Magnet Beam wasn't given to Mega Man by Doc Light, it was found in Elec-Man's stage. Maybe it was intended to be fashioned out of a broken down machine, or whatever...point is, it wasn't just given to him.
> Mega Man was inherently equipped with the Variable Weapons System to begin with; only before, it was the Variable Tools System, which allowed him to copy the data of and emulate various tools used for construction instead of combat weapons. The Mega Man armor is linked with the "upgrade" to the Variable Weapons System.
> Mega Man didn't have the ability to charge his Mega Buster until Mega Man 4, where he became equipped with the "New Mega Buster." This allowed him to absorb additional solar energy and fire more condensed, more powerful plasma shots.
I might be able to get into it a bit more if the canon was more accurate.
The pellets worked in the first three games, and they still work in X8. I always assumed that they just have some sort of shielding that can block weak, repeated shots, but high-power ones tear through them.