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    The Manhattan Project II

    Here it is, a fanfic that I posted a blurb about a while back. Unlike my Gilgamesh fic that's on hiatus, you won't have to worry about this one - I've got a good amount of backlog, and my updating time is... whenever. I'll update fairly quickly, enough to allow discussion to form and such. So, here's the first, quite short, chapter, to get a small nibbling of what's to come.

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    CHAPTER I

    Thus, the first true battle of the Manhattan War was over.

    The great dark ship floating on the Potomac River was stricken with harsh flames, the greatest lights in the city that black night, and its dread captain stood at the helm, glaring with unspeakable rage at a tiny figure on the shore. The shadows of the twilight swallowed the ship and all its crew in time, disappearing downriver, and with it went the smell of burning flesh and wood, the stench of raw destruction. This man was not near dead, but a tactical retreat on his part was close enough to a victory that the swordsman on the shore sheathed her sword and removed her battle cape, turning to face her barely conscious ally.

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    It was early February in the year of 1963, in the city of Washington, D.C., capital of the United States of America, premier superpower of the world, right next to the Soviet Union. This was a time of tumult, excitement, entertainment and change. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, a man of the people, was the President, Beatlemania was about to explode across the Atlantic, and the Mona Lisa came to the States. In Alabama the governor cried, “Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, and segregation forever!” months before Martin Luther would speak for freedom on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. The Korean War was just a decade old, but Vietnam loomed on the horizon already, not yet escalated to the scale that it would so famously reach.

    And it was then, in Washington, D.C., that another war was beginning. It was not a war of ideals, not a war of money or land or natural resources; it was a war waged on such a small scale as to be invisible, but that was hoped to determine the future of the entire world. Beyond personal gain this war was waged, between trained magi well versed in the secret art of magecraft, to decide a victor of the currently ongoing Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States, as well as their allies across the globe. So it was that in Washington, D.C, their war began, with twenty-three magi summoning figures from history and mythology to aid them in winning the war for their country and their own side, be it the Warsaw Pact or NATO. Such was the goal of the Manhattan Project II, a union of science, politics and magic heavily inspired by the Holy Grail War of Japan. The allusion to nuclear science and the atom bomb did not go unnoticed, but it concealed the project's true nature.

    This was not the first day of this war, no, and in fact to truly understand the situation, it would be necessary to delve into the past, during the summoning of one of the many Servants, on February 3rd, 1963, in the living room of a Washington, D.C. apartment.

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    For those not in the know, the spoiler here describes the general concept of it, copy/pasted directly from the Fanfic Ideas thread:

    Spoiler:
    In the early-mid 1960s, inspired by the idea of the Holy Grail War, namely the Third sometime in the 30s or 40s, a multinational (read: both Soviets and otherwise) group of magi and scientists work to create a similar project. Realizing that, if humanity can split the atom then hey they can probably adapt that level of science to magecraft and create something really fancy. The goal of this is to settle the Cold War, reacting to increased tensions after the crises of the late 50's and early 60's such as the Cuban Missile Crisis. Named the Manhattan Project II as a way to hide it as yet another nuclear weapons project, the scientists and magi create their own replica of the Holy Grail, except, y'know, not tainted. The winner of the subsequent War, as a magi from either a NATO or Warsaw Pact country, would use their wish to end the Cold War with benefits to their home country. Of course, that's a definite oversight by the designers as the magi who participate learn the scope of the Manhattan Project and for the most part change their goals to more personal ones. Being untainted and the result of considerable magic and nuclear science, the Manhattan Project's replica Grail has an enhanced ability to contain mana and the power of Servants, as a design choice to enable members from every Warsaw Pact state and most NATO states to participate in the replica Holy Grail War. Due to the influence of the Holy Grail War on the Manhattan Project II, some things were kept as flavour, and others as design requirements: including the seven standard classes of the Grail War was necessary as to allocate mana more effectively by grouping the many Servants up, there are less Berserkers than other classes due to their high mana requirement, and only one Assassin, yet again Hassan, is summoned because of the fact that only one representation of any mythological or historical figure can be present, and Hassan-i Sabbah is the best fit for the Assassin archetype. Because the Throne of Heroes is entirely unconnected to the Manhattan Project, the Servants exist in-the-flesh: they are direct manifestations of the myths and stories of what would in the Grail Wars be Heroic Spirits, and so when they die they return to their places in history, unless they win the Manhattan Project. They are fundamentally magical beings when they are summoned, but ultimately, if you cut them they bleed. They're more like Saber or F/SN Gilgamesh in that way. The Servants are the actual people and at the same time not; they're amalgamations of the concept of the famous people based on who they actually were and the legends surrounding them. Other Heroic Spirit/magic rules apply, though: the older they are the more powerful they are (due to their concept having more history/experience) and the more well known they are, again, the more powerful they are, because their concept is stronger. There is no rule that states that there must be one Servant for each class, or that each class must have an equal number of Servants. The presence of Servants instead of some more scientific, non-magic deciding factor is based on the idea that secret magic is easier to conceal than all out fighting. Who believes in magic, anyways? Ha! The Manhattan Project selects heroes mostly at random, due to the collection of related artifacts being tedious, and the creators of the project wanting to get it over with already. For the most part the first summoned Servants for each class are those who fit that class best, aside from the Berserkers who, as per the Holy Grail War have a special summoning ritual, and the Servants of the magi who specifically choose who they summon. As a result some of the summoned heroes are considerably h4x due to being nearly the best in their class, such as Moses and Scathach for Caster and Achilles for Lancer. The setting is Washington, DC for its strong leylines as a result of the amount of history the place has in America, with the high number of monuments and because it's the capital of the USA. For symbolic and logical purposes the war is presided over by a member of the Church, hanging out in the Oak Hill Chapel.


    So, discuss, if you'd like. Ask questions, I'll probably give answers. Not everything is entirely certain yet, so if there's something you'd really like to see in a fic like this, please feel free to mention it. Oh, and at certain points in the story, I may put up questions for you, oh readers. Things ranging from what characters should do, to which character to follow around for a chapter. That won't come up for a while, but keep your eyes peeled for them! I'm mainly hoping for comments. ;_;

    Edit: Oh, and I should put some of these in here, too:

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1960s - for insight as to the culture and "feel" of the era.
    http://www.albireo.ch/temperatureconverter/ - because I'm Canadian, and Fahrenheit confuses me.
    http://www.almanac.com/weather/history/zipcode/20001 - I wanna be accurate, guys.
    http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/washingt...e=historic&id= - a great resource for local events and news.

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    Here's the Servant profiles thread. Discuss the Servants and their Masters there!

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    Table of Contents:

    Main Chapter Index
    Chapter I - look above, silly!
    Chapter II
    Chapter III
    Chapter IV
    Chapter V
    Chapter VI
    Chapter VII
    Chapter VIII
    Chapter IX
    Chapter X
    Chapter XI
    Chapter XII
    Chapter XIII
    Chapter XIV
    Chapter XV
    Chapter XVI
    Chapter XVII
    Chapter XVIII
    Chapter XIX
    Chapter XX
    Chapter XXI
    Chapter XXII
    Chapter XXIII
    Chapter XXIV
    Chapter XXV
    Chapter XXVI
    Chapter XXVII
    Chapter XXVIII
    Chapter XXIX
    Chapter XXX (Christmas Update!)
    Chapter XXXI
    Chapter XXXII
    Chapter XXXIII
    Chapter XXXIV
    Chapter XXXV
    Chapter XXXVI
    Chapter XXXVII
    Chapter XXXVIII
    Chapter XXXIX
    Chapter XL
    Chapter XLI
    Chapter XLII
    Chapter XLIII
    Chapter XLIV
    Chapter XLV
    Chapter XLVI
    Chapter XLVII
    Chapter XLVIII
    Chapter XLIX
    Chapter L
    Chapter LI
    Chapter LII
    Chapter LIII
    Chapter LIV
    Chapter LV
    Chapter LVI
    Chapter LVII
    Chapter LVIII
    Chapter LIX
    Chapter LX
    Chapter LXI
    Chapter LXII
    Chapter LXIII
    Chapter LXIV
    Chapter LXV
    Chapter LXVI
    Chapter LXVII
    Chapter LXVIII
    Chapter LXIX
    Chapter LXX
    Chapter LXXI
    Chapter LXXII
    Chapter LXXIII
    Chapter LXXIV
    Chapter LXXV (Christmas Update!)
    Chapter LXXVI
    Chapter LXXVII
    Chapter LXXVIII
    Chapter LXXX
    Chapter LXXXI
    Chapter LXXXII
    Chapter LXXXIII
    Chapter LXXXIV
    Chapter LXXXV
    Chapter LXXXVI
    Chapter LXXXVII
    Chapter LXXXVIII
    Chapter LXXXIX
    Chapter XC
    Chapter XCI
    Chapter XCII
    Chapter XCIII
    Chapter XCIV
    Chapter XCV
    Chapter XCVI
    Chapter XCVII
    Chapter XCVIII
    Chapter XCIX
    Chapter C
    Chapter CI
    Chapter CII
    Chapter CIII
    Chapter CIV
    Chapter CV
    Chapter CVI
    Chapter CVII
    Chapter CVIII
    Chapter CIX
    Chapter CX
    Chapter CXI
    Chapter CXII
    Chapter CXIII
    Chapter CXIV
    Chapter CXV
    Chapter CXVI
    Chapter CXVII
    Chapter CXVIII
    Chapter CXIX
    Chapter CXX
    Chapter CXXI
    Chapter CXXII
    Chapter CXXIII
    Chapter CXXIV
    Chapter CXXV
    Chapter CXXVI
    Chapter CXXVII
    Chapter CXXVIII
    Chapter CXXIX
    Chapter CXXX - The End

    Epilogue


    Note: you must read these following short chapters in order to understand some parts past the "General Dialogue" arc, since this introduces two new characters I was unable to put into the original story when they would be active.



    Also, here's a list of all the omakes, compiled by the excellent KAIZA! Do note that these (even the titles) include a lot of unmarked spoilers, so if you haven't reached certain events in the story - especially the revelation of Saber's identity and the bulk of the General Dialogue arc - you shouldn't open this spoiler box.

    Omakes

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    MANHATTAN PROJECT II OMAKES
    Omake I
    Omake II
    Matador
    Omake III
    Ramesses vs. ???
    The Christmas Truce + Caesarko Artwork (below Chapter XXX)
    Eleanor's Day Off (First Part)
    Eleanor's Day Off What if Enrico had summoned...?
    Preview to War (3rd War tease)
    Revolution (future MPII project tease)
    A Christmas Story

    TEACH US, SCATHACH-SENSEI!!
    Episode 1
    Episode 2
    Episode 3
    Episode 4
    Episode 5
    Episode 6
    Episode 7
    Episode 8
    Episode 9
    Episode 10
    Episode 11
    Episode 12

    EPIC RAP BATTLES OF HISTORY!
    Alexander vs. Hannibal

    LEMONS
    Caesarko/Jeanne
    Caesarko/Alexander
    Gilgamesh/Ilse
    Caesarko/Genghis Khan
    James/Ilse

    WHAT FIVE_X'S CHARACTERS WOULD NEVER SAY
    Episode 1
    Episode 2
    Episode 3
    Episode 4
    Episode 5
    Episode 6
    Episode 7
    Episode 8
    Episode 9

    MPII CHARACTERS Q&A
    Episode 1
    Episode 2
    Episode 3
    Episode 4
    Episode 5
    Episode 6
    Episode 7
    Episode 8
    Episode 9
    Episode 10

    SONGS
    Be A Man
    I'm back in the SPQR
    Show Me Your Generals

    MANHATTAN NIGHTS
    Manhattan Nights, Part 1

    OTHER
    Interesting MPII Facts!
    Caesarko - First Rough Draft
    The Nigel Conspiracy (SPOILERS)
    The Armies and Napoleon's Overture
    Kiritsugu's New Catalyst
    Manhattan Project First Anniversary!
    A Thank-You to My Readers
    MPII Summary/Guide (not for new readers!)
    Master Statistics Sheet (And Quotes!)

    FANART
    Caesarko by Nashoki
    In-progress sketch by the long-gone original Caesarko artist
    Nashoki's Caesarko, flatchest version
    Nashoki tsundere sketch
    The original Caesarko drawing
    Second Caesarko drawing
    Bikini Caesarko, by KAIZA
    Saber & Caesarko, by KAIZA
    Caesarko sketch by KAIZA based on this.
    Anniversary drawing by KAIZA
    Eleanor by KAIZA
    Nigel (head) by EXiku
    Eleanor by KAIZA (coloured by Five_X, skin coloured by KAIZA)
    Ilse by EXiku
    Caesarko, the Four Sabers by Vivaldi Nashoki
    Johana and her sword, by Nashoki
    Johana, disapproving of your shenanigans, by Nashoki
    Ilse, dressed for the holidays, by Lilirulu
    Napoleon, by KAIZA
    Johana's Lancer, by KAIZA
    Johana, by KAIZA
    Triumph of Caesar, by EXiku
    Triumph of Caesar (coloured), by EXiku
    Caster, Katalin and Alexei: the Soviet Trio, by Apple (sorta spoilers)
    Caesarko Bathing, by Lilirulu (NSFW)
    "Bang!" Ilse
    Super Action Caesarko
    Cute young Ilse
    Curvy Ilse :3
    Noble Caesarko
    Moe Caesarko!
    Younger Ilse
    Intense Caesarko gonna beat you
    Ilse, by Froggie
    Eleanor, by Kotonoha
    Eleanor and Moctezuma in front of the Washington Monument, by Apple
    New Caesarko, by Nashoki
    Sleepy Francois, by Kotonoha
    Wet T-Shirt Ilse, by Lilirulu
    Chibi Trio, by EXiku
    Caesar's casual dress, by EXiku
    (WIP) Ilse: German Footballer, by EXiku
    Caesar's Last Stand, by KAIZA
    Caesar in a bikini! by Lianru
    Johana in the Woods, by Apple
    Hannibal sketch, by Phearo
    El Cid sketch, by Phearo
    El Cid vs. Hannibal, by Phearo
    James and Ilse's Dance, by Froggie
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    And, though it could be considered an omake I don't consider it one because it's special, the work you've all probably not been waiting too long for, the Manhattan Project II TVTropes page! Please, add tropes to it, or even character pages and so on. Many thanks to KAIZA for setting it up! I'm not the type to add anything to it, though; not out of laziness, but because that'd kinda make me look more egotistical than I already am. This project requires your input, people! I'll be sure to bug you all about it plenty of times, unless you don't want me to.
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    Hooray! Comments give me will to live!

    Oh, I fixed the spoiler up there. Now people can actually know what is supposed to be there, so read away!!
    The Manhattan Project: Is it a sin to kill for your country? In an age of nationalism, where do you draw the line between right and wrong? In the 1960s, eight people seek peace amidst war and tragedy.

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    Do go on. I'll be looking forward to this.

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    Interesting... I'll follow this.

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    1960s, eh. You know, some folks are called and made to wave the flag, oooh they're red, white and blue...I mean, g'yeah. Cold War, beatniks, political radicalism and desegregation. I like this idea.



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    I think it's a good time for the second chapter, eh? The Manhattan Project is getting right ready to begin.


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    CHAPTER II







    “By science wrought and science bound,
    By magic brought and magic crowned.”




    All of the furniture in James' living room had been pushed aside to the walls, opening up a space for the summoning ritual. The borders of the red symbol etched with blood and water, the fluids that proved and created life, respectively, reached the very edge of the sofa and the television set. Upon the utterance of those first two lines, the outer edge began to shimmer and the dark air began to mirage as if above a raging fire. Wind gusted through the curtains of the window, fluttering the heated symbol.





    “May the grasp of fate reach back to us.
    May it honour the promise of its origin.”



    Another one of the concentric circles rose up with a flame, sheer red and glittering. The smell of the wind turned to that of ash and smoke. James closed his eyes and, standing directly in front of the summoning circle, prepared to recite the rest of the incantation.


    “Though the strength of love and the ease of hate,
    Shall this contract be sealed in my name, unbound.


    Unbroken shall it be, and though the hardships may mount,
    Victory will be the only goal, for honour, for my country.”



    Two more circles alighted in the room, touching the points of a pentagram. James felt a strain on his left hand and forearm, as if his bones were being stretched my a machine, tearing his skin apart. He did not allow himself to look. Focus was the key. Focus. Any mishap in the ritual, a split second of interference, could not only oust him from the war, but even outright kill him from the mental stress.


    “Hear my plea, O Greatness Past,
    Heed my call, see the truth of my promise.


    I do, in the name of the world, accept!
    I accept!


    Send forth unto me, unto this world,
    A force of unmatched potential, a gift:”



    James began panting, and sweat dripped down his forehead. All but the central rune of the circle glowed in the darkness, a thick miasma of burning, and numbness akin to being lifted into another plane. This magic was at its peak, and years of preparation would show their worth.


    “Grant me, in triumph's sheath descending,
    The key to sole victory-!”



    The light reached a zenith, blinding James, but still he stood fast. The wind raged and the cold overturned any heat the the room had, cooling James as if he were doused in a river, drowning and unable to swim. The sheer power of the ritual scorched his mind and polluted it, threatening to burst in his brain and kill him at any moment. His left hand flashed red and seared for just a second, and then the great light had disappeared. When he opened his eyes, the ritual was over, the circle was gone, the heat had been driven away. Everything was as it had been before.


    Everything, that is, but for a woman standing solemnly in front of the window, the gushing breeze blowing about her blonde hair, and her dark eyes gazing ahead, intent on the man who had brought her here to serve him in the war that was brewing. Her armour was a sharp crimson, and looked old, James wasn't sure. He never was a master of history.


    However, the power emanating from her was immense, greater than a whole congregation of magi. Such was the nature of a Servant.


    “G-greetings, Servant. I am your Master.” James, composing himself, made his statement as firm as he could while still be stricken with utter awe.


    The woman nodded. “I understand. You bear the mark on your hand, and I sense the connection between ourselves. I approve of this contract, my Master.”


    “Please, call me James Marlowe.” He bowed deeply, showing respect to this manifestation of someone who had in some way been remembered by history or in legend. James would only have this one chance, as a Master in such a grand upcoming war, to prove to his parents that they were correct in choosing him as the inheritor of the family's magic crest. He was young, yes, just out of high school, but his father, more generous than James had ever expected, put much faith in his son and so put him forth as the representative of the United States of America. With such influence backing his name, including the grace of his mother, he naturally won his place in the Manhattan Project II. This Servant in front of him was the physical proof of his strength and eligibility as a magi and now as a Master.


    There was a silence that dragged on for a while. “What... exactly should we do?” James wondered aloud, hoping his Servant would be able to provide some answers.


    “Naturally, we must scout the surrounding area for other Masters and Servants. Are you sure that you are the capable Master you may believe yourself to be?” James' Servant's cold derision grated on his mind, but he allowed it. He would get used to this war in time. No one could blame him for being unprepared, after all. This situation was unlike any other; even magi who were veterans of the last Holy Grail War, in the 1940s, would very possibly find this war imposing.


    James led this Servant down the stairs and out the door to the outside. Along the way he could think of little to say. How does one converse with a Servant, a being old and powerful beyond normal measure? With an average person you could say, “Hullo!” and for the most part, they'd be quite responsive. A Servant, unless they're one of the more boisterous, gregarious types, is not exactly the type to strike up a conversation, especially not in the modern world. Does a Servant have knowledge of popular culture, of more recent history, or anything beyond their own time? In essence, yes, but often a Servant will not form a connection with the world they are summoned in. Imagine, if you arrived from ancient Sumeria into London! Even with knowledge of the modern day, such a thing would no doubt be strange, confusing and often irritating. These Servants, as figures from history and myth, are known for their great deeds, not for what they did from day to day. There were only a limited number of subjects that a Master could succinctly bring up with their Servants immediately after summoning.


    “What, er, Servant class are you, anyways?” James asked, turning his head slightly, almost looking back at the girl walking calmly behind him.


    Her lips creased into a frown and she said, “I am a Saber, Master.”


    James was impressed. As far as he had been told beforehand, Saber was the overall most effective of the seven Servant classes: Saber, Archer, Lancer, Rider, Caster, Berserker and Assassin. He had mentioned to his parents that a Saber is a specific weapon and not a name for the wielder of one, but that note was ignored. Perhaps “Fighter” or something would work, despite sounding rather generic. Oh well. It wasn't like he wrote the rules or anything. Summoning Saber was enough of a blessing, for now.


    “Ah!” James snapped his fingers, and immediately the Saber reached for her sheathed sword. “Oh, it's nothing like that, I just remembered where we've got to go. There's a man at the Oak Hill Chapel that we should visit first, to check in with and confirm our status as Master and Servant in this war. It shouldn't be too hard.” James' pace changed, and he turned at the next right, going down a street leading roughly northeast. Being on a hill, the general area of the chapel was hard to miss, and though it wasn't the largest church in the city, it was one of the oldest, and most famous.


    The chapel wasn't far onto the hill or into the forest. In fact, it was located just off of a main road. The entrance to the cemetery surrounding the building was beautiful, with the gravel paths lined with trees and decorated with well-kept gardens. Despite its outward attractiveness, though, the cemetery had a certain unpleasing atmosphere to it, with death feeling heavy on James' shoulders, more so than most cemeteries. It was eerie, in a word. The darkness certainly didn't make it all feel any better, and in the middle of this, the Saber seemed barely affected. She just marched behind James.


    Opening the door to the chapel, James looked over the interior, searching for whoever was in charge of the Manhattan Project II. To his surprise (and fear and dismay), there were already two people standing there, speaking with the priest near the altar. It's important, though.


    This moment, you see, is where I come in.
    Last edited by Five_X; December 8th, 2011 at 02:06 AM.
    The Manhattan Project: Is it a sin to kill for your country? In an age of nationalism, where do you draw the line between right and wrong? In the 1960s, eight people seek peace amidst war and tragedy.

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    Time for the Servant guessing game!

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    There are certainly more hints than that!

    ...though some are less telling than others. I mean, in F/SN, who would've guess that some big grey dude wielding a chunk of rock was Heracles, or a pointy-eared, blue-haired girl in a robe was actually Medea?
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    Mmmm, crimson armor and a sheathed sword. The style of both would be helpful.
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    Exactly why I didn't mention that. :P

    At least with Arturia's sword it can be easily described as "A fancy longsword" or something, which is very vague. Very, very vague.

    Though I'm surprised no one's guessing at the identity of the naval-based Servant in the intro yet.
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    >Blonde
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    *looks at Nero!Saber*

    She could be ANYONE.

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    Hmm...Al is left clueless...maybe...not at all.
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    Troll!Answer: it's actually a Saber that looks exactly like the other Sabers but with a different paint job and moveset ahahahahahahhaahahahahahahahahaha

    No, not really.
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    I think it's a good time for the second chapter, eh?
    It's always good time for an update.

    I already like James. He seems to be a determined and strong character.

    This moment, you see, is where I come in.
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    ... hey, a summoning chant that makes sense! You've gone too far with fanon, Five_X!

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    Fate Saber: Blonde Woman
    Zero Saber: Blonde Woman
    Extra Saber: Blonde Woman
    Apocrypha Saber: Blonde Woman

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    For the summoning chant, I pretty much looked at the original one that Rin does in the prologue and messed around with it, copying the general theme.

    Also I promise that next chapter I'll actually properly introduce a Servant.
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    Excellent.
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