Put One Foot in Front of The Other

Toonrmicon Author: Robotech_Master Born in Kansas City, Kansas, Chris Meadows spent his formative years in Jonesboro, Arkansas, followed by the small-town environment of Cassville, Missouri, before moving to Springfield to attend Southwest Missouri State U... Read Bio

“But I don’t know how to use them!” Sera moaned.

“Just relax!” Lisa advised. “You just have to learn to stop thinking about it and let your instincts take over. You’ll be fine. But now let’s see how you move in robot mode.”

“It’ll be easy, sis!” James yelled. “Just like learning how to walk!”

“That’s because it is learning how to walk!” Sera retorted. She took a few steps forward, her metal feet clanging on the blacktop. She moved uncertainly at first, then more surely.

Lisa waited, watching, then nodded. “Okay. Fur? Sic ’em!”

Sera’s optics blinked. “Huh?”

Then Fur produced a sword the size of a fence post and charged across the practice area, toward Sera. As he approached, Sera instinctively dropped into a ready stance, reached out, pulled, twisted…and a moment later Fur was flying through the air. He smashed through a stack of oil drums and landed with a loud crash.

Lisa stared. “She was supposed to just dodge!

“Jujutsu,” James said. “Black belt.”

Lisa groaned. “There goes the paint job.”

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  1. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Fun. I like the twist and added information about her background. It makes for a satisfyingly positive moment for her in the midst of her strange journey.
    Oh, and I see you found someone with whom to sequel!

  2. Avatar Pyropunk 51 (PPP LoA)

    instincts are funny that way.

  3. Avatar Amaris Wolfe

    Nice. At the beginning, she was seeming all weak and pathetic, then BAM she blows their minds. I like.

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