Post by Gaise Reveral on Jan 29, 2019 18:59:13 GMT -5
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Mechanic/Engineer, Machine Faction Member
The Reveral Family is one of the fortunately unbroken homes that survived into the Eternal Calm. Gaise always had both of his parents to rely on from childhood onward, and though he lacked true siblings there was never a lack of cousins to be found amongst the Al Bhed. While some of these cousins were blood-related, in truth all Al Bhed could be considered to be one massive extended family. The distinctive green-eye spiral-pupil that once marked them all as outcasts and heretics also served to bind them together, creating close-knit communities all around Spira. Given that the age of Sin only ended two years ago, this mentality is still strong in Revvy's mind, and he will never turn aside a fellow Al Bhed in an hour of need.Personality:
Among Spirans, Al Bhed are commonly viewed as the most expressive racial group, with many of their members being seen as either eccentric or a touch juvenile. Gaise Reveral (or 'Revvy' as he prefers to be called) both epitomizes several Al Bhed tropes and runs with them. He wears his emotions plainly on his sleeves, displaying a wide emotional range in comparison to the traditionally far more stoic mainland Spirans. He rarely attempts to hide how he feels on a topic, speaking plainly (and often bluntly) with no regard for social norms or concepts of appropriateness. If anything, Revvy seems to take an almost child-like delight in flouting social norms when the chance presents itself, something that might stem from the suppression of his race at the hands of the hypocritical Yevonites.
In the traditional fantasy alignment system, Revvy would ring true as a solid Chaotic Good. Traditions (including the aforementioned societal norms) are there simply to be changed and modified to fit a common good, just like machina that have become obsolete. This speaks to the fierce need for free expression that defines Revvy at his core; he acts according to what seems right to him first, what seems right to his friends second, and what seems right to everyone else last. This can make him come off as headstrong...which he is. Another part about being passionate about his expressive freedom is that Revvy can be difficult to "reign in" unless one knows how to phrase their request. For example, loudly demanding that the rebellious mechanic perform a task is essentially the same as saying "do not do this task."
Similarly to some famous Al Bhed
*cough*Rikku*cough*,Revvy is exceedingly energetic and has his fair share of eccentricities. He tends to channel his energy into machina, and seems to always be tinkering on some device or another. When given to boredom, Revvs can commonly be seen pulling small devices from one of his many pockets and taking them apart just to put them back together again. Indeed, aside from being derived from his name, the nickname "Revvy" was given to him because Gaise ensures that there is a source of sound nearby or on his person at all times. Most notably, a small revving noise commonly emanates from his person, hinting at some small engine squirreled away somewhere (this noise commonly follows him even into strange or seemingly impossible situations much to the bemusement of anyone standing nearby).
Home. Some say it's where the heart is, others say that Home is where those who think about you are. Well for the first 17 years of Gaise Reveral's life, he would have told you that Home was a paradise located on Bikanel Island. For much of the existence of the Al Bhed, there had never been a home. Yevon had seen to that over a millennium ago, and later generations had always seen fit to keep the Al Bhed out of sight and out of mind. It took the ingenuity and willpower of one of their own number to gather the peoples together again and create a place for them to call their own. In the middle of a lonely desert island, this willful man established a hidden city of machina for the "heathen" peoples to call their own. A place that would be theirs forever...this was Home, and this was where Gaise Reveral was born.
Much like Zanarkand, Home was a place that never truly slept. It was a city of machina, with little hums and whirs that continued through the night like the chirping of insects in the countryside. Little Al Bhed were comforted by these sounds, or at least Little Revvy always seemed to be lulled to sleep by the soft sound of efficient machinery. Unlike most Spirans, the Al Bhed never believed in the "evil" that Yevon said was inherent to machina. Thus Little Revvy never learned the fear of machina and only learned to love them through his earlier years. They were his toys and the common factor between him and his little cousins and friends, the distraction for young children that was far more consistent than Blitzball. When the darkness closed in around him, it was the whirring of a small device in his pocket that kept Little Revvy from crying, not the monotonous lectures of a robed priest. If anything, the thing that Little Revvy learned to be afraid of was the machinations of the robed man's organization, that which would have told him that machina was a thing of sin. How could such a beautiful and perfect thing as machina be sinful by nature?
As Little Revvy grew into an older boy, he matured in various ways even as he stayed consistent in many others. Several behaviors and habits were left behind, and what had once been fear of the robed priests of Yevon turned instead into a dismissive attitude towards their inane ramblings. Naturally that which stayed consistent was Gaise's love of tinkering with his "toys." Nothing ever changed about that, aside from the size and complexity of the toys with which he tinkered. Small devices that were given to children to practice were upgraded to larger structures around Home, and eventually to more complex tasks still such as motor vehicles and sea vessels. Whether due to a hidden talent, love of the machine, or heightened mental acumen, Revvy seemed to gravitate towards more complex tasks than others in his age group and was eventually noted to be the youngest mechanic working on various tasks.
Naturally, regardless of talent or intellect, having a boy working with adults meant that the boy was treated as exactly that: a boy. They almost never called him "Gaise Reveral," opting instead to call him by the affectionate nickname "Revvy." Perhaps it had something to do with the noise he always seemed to make as he absently worked on whatever task he was assigned? A soft revving sound that always seemed to emanate from his person regardless of the time of day or the logical ability of such a noise to be emanating from his person. Regardless, the nickname stuck and never changed throughout the years, until there were plenty of people who did not know him as anything other than Revvy. Not that he minded at all...if anything, being called Gaise Reveral or even Gaise would have been too formal. Revvy suited him just fine...it was relaxed and sounded like the sound that a machine might make, which was absolutely perfect!
As the years went by, Revvy found himself leaving Home more and more often. While it was always good to have highly capable engineers at Home, there were plenty of people who could swing a wrench at the Al Bhed capital. They needed skilled wrench-throwers elsewhere on Spira, and Revvy was one of the ones chosen for some of the more delicate tasks (much to his own delight). Though he typically missed Home while leaving it, once he was away from the machine city Revvy would find other things to take up his time and mental space. After all, the ships that carried the Al Bhed needed to function perfectly just in case Sin made an appearance. It would not do to have a vessel be dead-in-the-water when the monster made toward it, or else everyone on board would be exactly that: dead in the water. Yet working on the vessels themselves were nothing more than a distraction, considering how much there was to do near and on the Spiran mainland.
For starters, there were all the Summoners that had to be caught and taken to the Summoner's Sanctum back at Home so that they would not hurl themselves to their deaths in the name of "Yevon." Since the Al Bhed could not risk their lives in close quarters traditional combat, someone had to create and maintain the machina that the Summoners encountered. Along with others, Revvy threw himself into that particular task, seeing within each capture-device another potential life saved from a pointless sacrifice. After all, if enough Summoners were removed from the Pilgrimage, then another method would have to be devised right? Surely there had to be another method of defeating Sin...one a touch more...permanent than sending wave after wave of Summoners to die to its rampages?
Outside of the Summoner-capture devices however, there were several other things that required creation, maintenance, or in some cases...excavation...
During one particular operation around his seventeenth year, Revvy was part of the team that went to Baaj to perform what was essentially reconnaissance. The team discovered someone mildly strange...a yellow-haired youth fighting with a fiend inside one of the many ruined structures of Baaj. The Stranger fought the fiend along with Rikku (a superstar among the Al Bhed), and together they killed it...but most of the team wondered whether the Stranger himself was a fiend. It seemed relatively clear to Revvy that he was just a delirious Spiran, but it was Revvy's job to worry about the machina, not Sin-addled Spirans so he kept his opinions on the matter to himself. He found the Stranger somewhat fascinating but the trip into Baaj itself had been something of a detour in itself. What the Al Bhed were really after was something under the water nearby...although, apparently Rikku wanted the Stranger to help them get the ancient underwater machina?
While Revvy would normally have been hesitant to go along with something like that, he had seen the Stranger (whose name he would later find out was Tidus) fighting alongside Rikku in the Temple of Baaj. He knew that she could handle whatever was below the waves, and apparently Tidus could handle himself as well so...why not? It was a leap of fayth on the part of the Al Bhed to trust Tidus with such an important task, but it was a leap that proved to be worthwhile. Being part of the team that was in the water serving essentially as ready reserves in case anything went wrong, Revvy was one of the first Al Bhed to see the mechanical marvel trapped underwater come to life (even if only partially considering how much work needed to be done on the sunken airship). Before celebrations could even truly get underway however, Sin attacked and took Tidus with it...which was somewhat disheartening since the crew (or at least Rikku and Revvy) were beginning to warm up to the idea of him being on board. A body was never found, so Revvy hoped that the Stranger/Tidus might actually be alive somewhere.
After all, stranger things had happened before, so why not now?
After performing some emergency repairs on the ship, Revvy and the crew he was with made arrangements to have the Airship transported to Home to undergo crucial repairs. Before such efforts could begin however, engineering teams dove back into the water to perform "maintenance checks" on the sunken craft. Being underwater and performing repairs on ancient machina the likes of which had not been seen in centuries? Revvy could have been forgiven for assuming that he had died in the Sin attack and gone to the best possible spot in the Farplane. Power had been restored, but when something was underwater that was supposed to be thousands of feet in the air...well, certain things had to be checked. In this case, there had to be some assurances that the vessel would survive the trip back to Home. Fortunately, Revvy's team found that the Airship would survive the trip, though it would take days just to get all of the water out let alone getting the vessel skyworthy again.
While the Airship was being transported however, it was decided that the team had earned itself a little reward for finding the ancient machina. The Blitzball Tournament was soon to be held in Luca, and the expeditionary team would be getting the best seats for the show! While Revvy considered working on the Fahrenheit to be reward enough, he could never turn down front row seats to the sporting event of the year! Besides...the aforementioned waterlogging made it all but inevitable that the airship's repairs would not properly begin for several days. After the water was totally drained from the Fahrenheit's systems, the repairs would begin and Revvy would be inseparable from the aircraft. Until then...it was time to watch some Blitzball, baby!
The Blitzball Tournament in Luca was held some time after, and as such a momentous occasion deserved it was loaded with pomp and circumstance. While he had no love for the Maesters of Yevon, Revvy noted that for all of them to be in attendance was just another sign that the festivities this year would be worth watching. Unfortunately, his mind was a little distracted for much of the first round, given his curiosity over whether the Summoner-capture team would be successful in their task. News of their failure coincided with the defeat of the Al Bhed Psyches, which also somewhat deflated the mood in the Al Bhed camp...but there was a spark of good news. While the Psyches and the Summoner-capture team had failed, Tidus was alive and well! While not every Al Bhed in their seat section new of Tidus, Revvy remembered who he was and how instrumental he was in recovering the Fahrenheit. While he doubted that the Besaid Aurochs could defeat the Luca Goers, he was more than happy to cheer the Aurochs on since the Psyches had already fallen from the Tournament.
Many mouths would hang agape that day as the Goers were defeated by the Aurochs, giving the Aurochs their first victory in over ten years. Not Revvy's though, which immediately burst into wholehearted cheering once the final seconds ticked by. Those uptight Goers deserved that loss, and the Aurochs (especially Tidus) deserved to win a victory like that after everything that had happened to them prior. Unfortunately, the victory celebrations would be short-lived as a veritable army of fiends descended into the Blitzball Stadium, attacking the audience and Blitzball players alike. Firm in his assurance that Yuna and Tidus's group would (likely) be fine, Revvy and his group pulled out small machina weapons and began to fight their way through in an effort to escape the madness. While they were making their way to the exit however, Maester Seymour unveiled a terrifying colossal Aeon (that Revvy would later learn was named Anima) and began to lay waste to the fiends. Revvy paused to stare up at Anima with something crossed between limitless terror and absolute awe, but snapped out of his reverie in time to join the other Al Bhed in leaving the arena.
As promised, the Blitzball Tournament had been one to remember.
After the madness from the Tournament was given a moment to settle down, the Al Bhed had to return to business as usual. The first item on the new list was the failure of the Oblitzerator to protect Yuna on board the ship meant to carry her safely away from her Pilgrimage. Protecting her was a top priority for the Al Bhed, even to such an extent that she was considered the top priority in terms of interrupting Pilgrimages. Yuna was Cid's niece and her birth had lowered tensions between Spirans and Al Bhed for years. All Al Bhed had at least heard of Yuna, even if not all were so fortunate as to have seen or met her. No, she could not be allowed to throw herself headlong into Sins jaws in the name of "Yevon." Revvy took that as a personal challenge as he repaired the Oblitzerator and modified it to function underwater with an air-filled capture-bubble above its chassis. The new machina was nicknamed the Extractor and Rikku herself volunteered to pilot it in the next attempt at capturing Yuna. Revvy was filled with one part pride and another part solemn understanding; on the one hand, he was proud that one of his machina was being piloted by Rikku, while on the other hand he recognized that she volunteered because Yuna was her cousin. She had more reason than most to want Yuna's Pilgrimage to end.
Naturally, the hope was that Operation Mi'ihen succeeded and the Extractor was made entirely obsolete. If Sin could be destroyed by the Railcannon Machina and the Crusaders, it would negate the need for the Pilgrimage entirely and clear the metaphorical names of all Al Bhed. However, while Revvy hoped that the Operation would succeed, he knew that placing every gear into a single bag was a good way to wind up with gears all over the place. No, all that the Al Bhed could do was hope that the Operation was successful while being prepared for it to fail. While Rikku went in the direction of the Moonflow to set up the ambush just in case the Operation failed, Revvy and his engineering team returned to Home. The Fahrenheit had finally reached the end of the draining process, and repairs could properly begin so that the big metal bird could be made to fly.
The work on the Fahrenheit seemed simultaneously time-consuming and completed far too quickly, though perhaps the latter notion could be forgiven considering the circumstances under which she first flew. Quite some time after Rikku departed to make her capture attempt on Summoner Yuna, the repairs were nearing completion when Yevon attacked Home directly. The Al Bhed naturally had machina of various functions, but Home was never meant to withstand a concentrated assault. It was a safe haven, not a military base...most of the weapons that were held there were meant for self-defense or to ward off small fiend parties, with no thought given to group combat on such a massive scale. The Al Bhed forces inside Home were essentially massacred where they stood, and the people inside could only hazard guesses as to why. At first Revvy wondered if it was not to recapture their Summoners, but he quickly released that notion once he realized that the Summoner's Sanctum was just as vulnerable as any other part of Home.
It was nothing more or less than an extermination.
Of course no one would miss the Al Bhed across Spira at the best of times, but with the critical failure of Operation Mi'ihen, Yevon's wiping out Home...could have been a celebrated event on the mainland. The thought made Revvy ill in ways that he had never conceived, and everything seemed to go by in a blur. There seemed to be nothing but motion and noise, two things that were normally relaxing and instruments of focus for the young engineer. Today however, he wanted nothing more than absolute silence and stillness, if that was the price of Home still standing in the morning. Revvy directed as many people as he was able to run towards the Fahrenheit, the safest location he could think of. They were essentially sitting chocobo with nowhere to go, something that Yevon had to have been counting on. What they could not have been counting on however, was the presence of an Airship. Revvy knew that the big beast could fly (or at least he hoped it would fly), so maybe they could escape the madness today and retake Home later?
Within the excitement, Revvy only barely registered the return of Rikku and Tidus, adding it to a mental checklist in his mind to review at a later time. What he did register was a need to return to the Airship and help it take off, something that finally snapped him out of his reverie. Bounding into the engineering deck with the rest of the Fahrenheit engineering team, Revvy shouted at the top of his lungs long enough for his voice to begin giving out. There were various instructions to give here and there in the chaos, but eventually the power surged through the Fahrenheit's systems and everyone felt the initial lurching of the ancient machina returning to true life for the first time in several centuries. "Cra vmeac! E drehg so cbenymc yna cbehhehk! Cra VMEAC!" (She flies! I think my spirals are spinning! She FLIES!) Revvy would always remember that initial moment of realization, the one light of hope penetrating the darkness of losing Home to Yevon. While the Railcannon had failed to destroy Sin and the Extractor had failed to protect Yuna from her Pilgrimage, the Fahrenheit's takeoff breathed new hope into himself and the Al Bhed as a people. This machina could be used against Sin one day! Until then however, just being able to fly was a reward and accomplishment in itself!
An accomplishment that would soon be colored by the first post-flight command to be filtered to the ship's crew. Firing one of their most powerful weapons directly into Home. They all knew what would happen, considering the fact that they were the ones who designed the weapons systems in the first place. Home would not just be destroyed, it would be annihilated along with everyone and everything within a massive radius. The only solace in such a moment was the knowledge that their attackers would burn with the remains of Home. Everyone sang a farewell hymn for Home as the weapons were prepared and sent along their way, a mournful dirge that reached a crescendo as the explosions rang out across the desert. The Al Bhed had lost their Home, but there was hope in the final accomplishment carried out within its metal walls. Everyone's hopes now rested squarely with the Fahrenheit and Summoner Yuna's party.
The Summoner's party was divided however, meaning the first step was to go to Bevelle. Revvy was thoroughly disgusted to hear of the potential wedding and worked with fervor to get the Fahrenheit prepared in the short time it took for the airship to travel from Home's Ruins to Bevelle. There would be a big lizard there that would make for the perfect combat test for the ship's weapons, and the Al Bhed needed something to take their aggression out on. Indeed, obeying Tidus' and Rikku's commands to utilize the Fahrenheit against Evrae was borderline cathartic after the destruction of Home, and landing the Summoner's party right into Yevon's heart in full defiance of the ban on machina made even the most stoic Al Bhed smile with retributive delight. Unfortunately, the Fahrenheit was damaged in the assault and had to fly away to safety to undergo necessary repairs.
While he would take a leading role in the repairs as one of the individuals who had performed the initial scans and work on the Fahrenheit to begin with, Revvy would also occupy much of his time with a side project that he never thought he would begin until now. While on an excavation mission a long time ago in the Baaj Ruins, he had located schematics for a prototype weapon that could channel fiendish power similar to the Ronso without the use of their Lancet ability. Given that his talents were in repairs and modification rather than creation, Revvy had handed the schematics off to Shinra, a child prodigy whose creative talents were already becoming legendary. His memories were sharp however, and he still recalled the details hidden away in the lost blueprint sphere. During his spare moments, Revvy toiled away in the underbelly of the Fahrenheit and at times in his quarters when he was unable to sleep. Into this weapon he poured his memory of the fiends that had attacked Home; burning fire, freezing ice, concussive bolts that felt like being rammed into by a massive machina, and other such physical and mental torments. While the Al Bhed had never been magically inclined as a race, this power worked in a different way than traditional magic. It channeled the very memory and essence of pain, giving its user the power to turn the weapons of their enemies back onto their aggressors. Ironically, returning such aggressive energies back from whence they came gave the projectiles the weapon fired a blueish color. Then again, the schematics had noted that this would happen and even gave the phenomenon a simple yet clever name: Blue Bullets.
Revvy named the completed weapon Peacemaker, vowing that he would use it to...well...make peace for the Al Bhed peoples along with the Fahrenheit, which finally completed repairs just in time for Cid to command the airship be flown towards Zanarkand. With Yuna and her party having escaped Bevelle, they would certainly be making their way north to pray for the Final Aeon. With Rikku and Tidus (Revvy knew he liked that guy!) by Yuna's side, there was hope that she would be safe and sound, but there was never harm in having a weapon-packed Airship nearby right? This turned out to be a good move on the Al Bhed's part, as revealed when they retrieved Summoner Yuna's party inside Zanarkand, which was itself a beautiful ruin to behold.
With the Summoner's party on board and the official announcement of the ending of the Final Summoning Rite, there was much celebration to be had. While they had not stopped Yuna from attempting the Pilgrimage, it was even better that she had herself chosen to slap Yevon across the face and deny their rite. That just left the one problem of defeating Sin itself, which the Summoner's party seemed to have a plan to accomplish. After a measure of time spent hopping around Spira to make last minute preparations, the plan was revealed to all as the placating of Sin via the Hymn of the Fayth...along with an assault against it using the laser weapons system that Revvy was more than happy to use when given the order.
Several world-shattering energy blasts, a few laser-weapon firings, and one disintegrating Sin later, the world was saved by the efforts of the High Summoner's party and the crew of the Fahrenheit. It was to be the dawn of a new era in Spira; Yevon would be revealed to be hypocritical liars, the Al Bhed would be vindicated, and the ban on machina would be revoked. Sin's death would release the people of Spira from their constant woes, and a new age would be ushered in. The disappearance of Tidus would chip away at the celebrations somewhat (Revvy would quietly comment that someone would have to put a noisemaker on that guy) but if tradition held, that particular guardian would pop up again somewhere. Or at least, he hoped so for Summoner Yuna's sake, since there seemed to be something going on between them. Either way, a new world meant several changes would be made both immediately and in the future, and Revvy for one looked forward to those changes. To ring in the new era, he even renamed his gun to fit the theme of the new age: rather than a peacemaker, the weapon would be a Peacekeeper.
In between the ending of one story and the beginning of the next, Revvy found himself busied by a new experience: exploration. Several months after the Fahrenheit was converted into a luxury vessel for Cid's tourism business in Zanarkand, a group of other young Al Bhed heard tale of another airship. This was was rumored to be frozen in ice at the top of the world, and Revvy leapt at the opportunity to fix up another airship! After the expedition nearly froze to death, they located the airship as if by a stroke of luck. Fate had sent along a gull that had flown just in the right direction such as to lead the expedition to the frozen vessel. Delighted at having been apart of a second airship expeditionary team, Revvy threw himself into making the Celsius just as airworthy as its sister the Fahrenheit. It was work that was similarly both time-consuming and surprisingly short-lived, though in this case part of that could have been due to his having already experienced repairing the Fahrenheit.
Either way, Revvy helped with the initial setup of the Celsius and stayed on as its lead engineer, getting to fly all around Spira and assist in the hunt for precious spheres. It was two years well spent, with the additional reward of getting to witness YRP in its full glory. As an aside, he also found out what Shinra did with the Baaj schematics: they eventually became part of an overall design of his called a "Sphere Grid" under the designation "Gun Mage." While the idea of a gun-toting mage might have been hilarious at any other time, Revvy had to admit that the name was actually rather sensible given what he could do with Peacekeeper. It was around this time that he formally embraced the title of Gun Mage to describe his style of fighting, not that he had to fight all that often considering his role on the ship was keeping the ship in a fully functioning state. Oh no, fighting was something that the sphere hunting team did on a regular basis, which seemed appropriate given Yuna and Rikku's past and Paine's stoically badass demeanor.
Overall, the next several months blended together and seemed to pass by like a blur, possibly from the fun of learning all of the Celsius's secrets...or else from the feeling of constantly rushing around Spira to save it from a reality-shattering apocalypse. One or the other, though in fairness it was most likely the former since YRP was handling the latter. Regardless, eventually Spira was once again saved by Yuna and Tidus popped back up on Besaid ("Ryr! Lymmat ed!" (Hah! Called it!)), leading to everyone receiving their long-promised happy endings as another story reached its conclusion. Where Revvy's story truly begins however, is in the aftermath of an event that occurred a few months later. The YRP group commandeered the Celsius to explore Iutycyr Tower, eventually reaching the top and activating a particularly strange machina. Naturally, Revvy grew curious about this strange machina and eventually returned to Iutycyr Tower by himself to examine it, having prepared a mobile workstation so that he could perhaps take it apart and study it. Instead, something rather strange occurred during the studying process; a gateway seemed to open within the confines of the machina, leading Revvy to make a bold (some might say reckless) decision. He left a message on a sphere to explain what he suspected would be a long disappearance, gathered up his tools, made sure that Peacekeeper was properly prepared...and took a leap of fayth.
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"I lost my Home once...I think that's why I'm here...to make sure no one else learns what it feels like to lose their Home."
"Cu fryd sygac oui delg?" (So...what makes you tick?)
- referring to machina/machines...typically during dismantling
"E drehg so cbenymc yna cbehhehk..." (I think my spirals are spinning...)
- primarily when confused or dizzy
"Drec ec hu untehyno pimmad!" (This is no ordinary bullet!)
- just before shooting someone/something with Blue Bullets
"Ur hu drao'na rud!" (Oh no they're hot!)
- most of the time spoken quietly or in his head
*speaks excitedly in Al Bhed*
*snores in Al Bhed*
Revvy took a few more breaths as he stared into the darkness of what he assumed to be a passageway. While the logical portions of his brain were telling him that stepping into a literal corridor of darkness was a...bad idea at best, something in his heart told him that it was what he was meant to do. He had already left a message on a sphere, a recording meant to be found if anyone came about looking for him. It was a simple message that detailed an exploration, without giving too much information about the dark passageway. He did not want to frighten anyone into believing that he had walked into his untimely demise after all. He just did not want people to think that he had vanished like Tidus had a few years ago (though fortunately he had reappeared on Besaid). The sphere had been placed so that it would be immediately obvious to anyone who made the climb, so that was no longer anything to be concerned about. His family would know that he was just "off exploring," the Celsius and Fahrenheit crews should be fine without him being around to fling a wrench at everything that moved, and there was precious little else tying him to Spira.
Yet it was still quite a daunting thing, to step off the edge of the world into an entirely new one without anything in sight to catch you. Just a whispered promise from the heart that there would be something to land on. Just an internal hope that this was meant to be...but then, hope had seen the Al Bhed into the sky through the Fahrenheit and Celsius, and hope had been all that Spira had until Yuna and her Guardians saved them all. Sometimes hope was all that anyone had or needed! Taking a few stretches, Revvy reminded himself that he had no idea how long the doorway would remain open. He did not really have time to deliberate the choice; he could either step forward or he could climb back down. "E drehg so cbenymc yna cbehhehk..." (I think my spirals are spinning...) Revvy groaned in a dramatic fashion, one last show of hesitation that he knew was not real. He had already made up his mind, or else the record sphere would never have been made. At this point, he was just letting last minute fears hold him back.
Well forget that noise!
Revvy ensured that Peacekeeper was secure in its holster, not wanting it to come loose and leave him stranded in some unknown location without a weapon. There were plenty of bullets for firing off the Blue Bullet effects, all of his tools were in order, and his little noisemakers were present and accounted for so that he would never be completely without some sound to quiet his mind. "Cu...fryd sygac oui delg?" (So, what makes you tick?) He whispered into the void before taking a few steps back and looking the other way one last time, to see if his heart changed its mind. When he felt nothing but the adrenaline rush of potential exploration, he turned back to the portal with a Cheshire grin. "Mad'c veht uid!" (Let's find out!) With that, he charged into and through the portal, leaving Spira behind for the time being and popping out into a whole new world with new machines, thoughts, and ideas. His first words once he entered this new world?
"Cu...fryd sygac oui delg?" (So, what makes you tick?)
Circle of Life
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Hmm...I don't recall actually. Affiliation from somewhere...