INFECTIONINFECTION (by DAHAlfblood)
You're a poison I never want the cure to.
A poison that's affected me and infected every corner of me...
And I don't want you to go away.
You're a poison, but only in the best sense of the word
A poison I debate each night,
Should I try and hide it away?
Should I let you consume me?
The battle rages as the poison seeps deeper in me
I want to escape this poison,
But you only make me want to hold on tighter.
I want to let you go
I want to free myself
But, i want you here
By this point you've infected all of me
Infecting all of who I am.
I don't know what I truly want now
I don't know what my feelings truly are
All I know... is that you're all I want
Some call this feeling love
But, what is love when you're not sure you've felt it?
Let the infection spread, let it consume
And soon, I'm falling
And the only one left to catch me is you
Skysplitter Season 2 Chapter 8: The Mission 1EPISODE 008
The four Gaia students reappeared midair, plummeting quickly downwards towards the jungle below. Alex looked around at his teammates, noticing Rosalia was already in action. She stretched out her hand towards the ground, causing the plant life below to shift and writhe, forming a large cushion of foliage to slow their descent.
Alex hit the plants head-on, crashing through the branches. The branches and thick leaves slowed his fall, and Alex landed with a THUD next to Brennan.
"We're a bit off-track from our destination, but, that's not surprising, Jaunting is never perfect." Grandmaster said as he helped Alex to his feet, "we're only about a hour or so away on foot. Let's get moving."
The Gaia squad set out into the thick forest underbrush, clearing away any fallen trees, thick plant life, or rocky barriers in their way.
The forest was abundant in life, small (and large) insects leapt away as Alex and h
Skysplitter Season 2 Chapter 7: The RiftEPISODE 007
"Due to previously unforeseen events that occurred during last night's Rumble battle, Alex Black is on leave from the tournament. Miss Nott is also out of the tournament due to near-fatal injuries. This means, Caleb Grimstone will be moving into the final round!!"
The Grandmaster held an emergency announcements meeting that day, updating both staff and students on the results of the tournament.
"Finally, I will be on leave for a while starting tomorrow. My colleague and brother, Gora Drakul, will be holding my position until I return."
Gora stood up next to his brother, shaking hands with him in gratitude
"Alex! Wait up!!" Rane called out as she and Noah tried to catch up with him in the entrance hall.
He stopped, though, he did not turn around to face them, he fear and shame too great. His friends stopped right behind
Skysplitter Season 2 Chapter 6: Rumble Round TwoEPISODE 006
"Welcome back to Rumble!! For tonight's match, battle three of the second round, we've got the sky-splitting Energizer Alex Black, and his opponent, the girl who wields the shadows Tana Nott!!!!"
The crowd cheered as the Catalyst-clad Titans stepped into the arena.
Tana's uniform was a sleeveless green karate Gi with green combat pants and black leather boots. Over her hazel eyes she wore a green eye mask.
Garren Sykes handed out the shield generators, which coated Alex and Tana as soon as they were strapped onto their clothes. With the shields set, the proctor signaled the match to begin.
Tana immediately jumped into action, whipping two black balls from her pocket. Crushing them in her hands, she threw them to the ground. Instantly, the arena was filled with darkness, a pitch-black dome concealed the battle from the audience, who gasped in surprise.
Skysplitter Season 2 Chapter 5: Courtyard Training
Alex ran out of the school, clambering down the orichalum stairs down to the cobblestone path that led to the gate of the school's courtyard.
Standing in the middle of the path, with his back to Alex, was Kyros Drakul, the Grandmaster.
"Congratulations Alex, I'm very impressed. You've really been proving yourself as a true Titan but, you're lacking in some very crucial areas."
His back was still to Alex.
"What do you mean sir?"
"I mean that, and please do not address me as sir, you are lacking in some vital abilities that every Titan, especially one about to go on a mission such as yours, will need. By the way, have you gathered any troops yet?"
"One sir. Virginia Cooke, maybe."
Skysplitter Season 2 Chapter 4: Round One
"It's time to Rumble!!" Announced Garren Sykes as the combatants made their way into the arena.
Alex wore his Titan uniform, also known as a Catalyst, into battle that day. It was a black jumpsuit with blue and gray boots, chest plate, shoulder pads, and gauntlets. Over his eyes he wore a blue-hued eye mask.
His foe, Vincent LaFolle, wore a blue button-down and black pair of jeans. In his hand was a thin silver plated hand gun.
Sykes leapt from the stands into the arena with them. When they all met in the middle of the arena, he handed each of the warriors a small device, telling them to attach it to their Catalysts.
"Welcome on and all to Rumble!! Tonight, in Round One of this year's tournament we have second year Alex Black---" He was interrupted by the crowd of North Tower students viciously cheering on their teammate. " an
Skysplitter Season 2 Chapter 3: The Life
The next morning started early for Alex. He leapt from his soft blue-sheeted bed, showing in the dorm bathroom and throwing on a school uniform (white button-down, black slacks, and a North Tower blue tie) all within a matter of fifteen minutes. Making his way down to the cafeteria, Alex found his own thoughts muffled by the blaring voice of Darkside, the suffocating evil drowned out anything good.
Alex punched at the thick white wall of the stairwell, leaving his knuckles slightly red. Ignoring the pain the best he could, Alex kept pushing his way into the cafeteria, finding Virginia at a table alone.
The minute he reached her, she looked up, almost as if she was expecting him to show up right then.
"Morning!" She said, kissing him on the cheek, "How are you?"
"I'm fine," he replied, not clueing her in on how he was really feeling.
Skysplitter Season 2 Chapter 2: Back to School
Alex, Noah, and Rane reached the Underbranch station fifteen minutes before departure, dragging along bags and suitcases full of luggage. The station was only a couple blocks away from the Davies' house, but, with the rain, it was impossible to walk to that day. The entrance was hidden in the back of a dilapidated old bar.
Underneath the bar lay the station, a large chamber with fluorescent lights keeping it bright. The floors, walls, and ceilings were all made of some form of white material that seemed to quiet anything that touched it.
Alex set down his bags, looking around for anyone he knew.
Turning around, he found himself face-to-face with Brennan Ellision.
"Alex!!" He called out happily. "How's it been man?"
Brennan was a North Tower student like Alex, except that he was now entering his fourth year at Gaia Academy. He was a Slasher Titan, a superhuman who could wield any bladed weapon masterfully without any training.
"Hey Brennan! I'm doing, uh, great!" He paused,
Skysplitter Season 2 Chapter 1: The Voice
The summer night air was cool and brisk, the perfect weather for spending the weekend out in the woods.
Alex awoke late that night, his mind kept him from sleep. Something tore at his brain, an inkling of an idea, a dangerous concept that poisoned his mind with every thought.
He tried to shove it away, but it kept coming back. Frustrated, Alex unzipped his tent, stepping out onto the cool ground in his bare feet. He trudged through the campsite past his friends who slept out on the cold ground underneath the stars. He made his way through the forest to an open area, a lush field of well-groomed grass.
Standing in the field, unmoving, Alex lifted one arm out in front of him, his hand clenched in a fist.
Instantly, his hand ignited into a blazing ball of red energy. He whipped his arm back, then forward again, launching the blast across the field, exploding a tree nearly sixty feet away.
He did the same thing over and over again, scorching three more trees, his face now dripp