The world of Felix is magical and powerful with its seven continents, and it’s sixteen countries. Each country has a college, a college they call a fighters paradise.Each college tries to recruit the best fighters to help them gain rank in the yearly School Joint Bought. Powerful fighter family’s sponsor fighter schools, using their wealth and power to help others. Felix is filled with rich and powerful stories, this is one of those.
Lance Carbeg is the black sheep of the Carbeg family, one of the greatest fighting family’s in Felix. After losing to his twin sister in a one-on-one duel to see who would be the next heir, he was cast out. The family did not see any signs of ether natural magic or natural fighting ability. Living with no resource but what he could scavenge was a huge change for the young man. Swearing revenge, Lance leaves Shard. He is not seen for a long time.
Lex Carbeg has pretty much forgotten her black sheep of a brother after four years. Since she entered Blade Tech two years ago, she has become one of the greatest fighters in the whole school. With her natural magical potential and fighting ability, she is a contender for one of Sword Tech’s School Joint Bought team. But when a mysterious man appears on the school scene, things turn from boring to interesting.
(Year of Garnick, 2010)
(Honor House of Carbeg, Shard)
“I am sorry, Sir Carbeg. Your son has no signs of ether magical or fighting ability,” said Doctor Raven, the Carbeg’s personal doctor and guide.
Lance Carbeg looked at his ten-year-old feet as the words rained on his soul. His medium blond hair, the hair that every Carbeg has, was covering his crystal-blue eyes. His lanky build was shaking under his father’s glare.
“Lance is just lazy, you need to push him,”growled Sir Carbeg. He slapped the top of Lance’s head. Lance flinched from the presence of his father, but the slap shook him.
“Sir, we have already done the greatest of tests to check and see if he had any ability. There has been just not anything there. It was like his body did not have the ability to create any magic or psyche-weapons. He was not lazy, he actually put more work into the tests than many fighters would do in his place,”replied Doctor Raven. He then gave the young Carbeg a reassuring smile.
“Give him another round of tests and we will talk later,”said Sir Carbeg as he turned and left the medium sized doctors office.
For the next hour, Doctor Raven went through many tests that measured magical and psyche, but just like all the times in the past, they showed that Lance has no ability.
(Five Years Forward)
“Get up! Fight you slime”yelled Lex Carberg as Lance blocked her psych-kantana with his real metal short-sword. Lex looks like her twin, but she has green eyes instead of Lance’s unique shade of blue.She only used one-tenth of her ability and she has kicked his ass. The crowd of judges and family members could see this and noted it down. They have already chosen who the next heir will be, and it is not Lance.
“I’m fighting,”whispered Lance as he staggered to his feet. He has been in this cat-and-mouse fight for five minutes, and he already lost breath some of his breathing ability.. The short-sword was heavy in his tow-handed grip, and he was going to lose his hold .
“Fine then! If your not going to fight like a Carbeg, then you’ll lose like a dog!”yelled Lex as she kicked Lance’s blade to the side and pointed her blade at the side of his neck, ending the bought.
“The winner is Lexus Carberg. All see that our new heir is properly congratulated,”said Uncle Arnold Carbeg, the referee for the bought. The thirty men and women that are in the event hall to match the bought all got up from their seats and clapped. Lex’s psych-weapon disappeared and Lance tried to get up, only to be pushed on his back by his sister.
Lance had an emotionless expression on his face. He had been broken for a long time and losing to his sister did not help. Lex just glared at him and left the hall. Lance’s relatives walked past his battered body as they headed to the dinning hall. No one had eyes for the young failed Carberg.
(One Week latter)
“As tradition has dictated, all banished members of the family will get a weeks worth of supplies before being tossed,”said Sir Carbeg. He then tossed a gray bag of supplies to his son, who was standing right outside the gates of the compound. Lance wordlessly caught the tossed bag and looked at his father with an emotionless expression.
The once delighted and playful boy has been gone for a long time. Sir Carbeg shut the door as his son walked down the path that joined the street below.
As soon as Lance touched the ground, he picked a random direction and went that way. Before that day, he really never left his home. Unlike his sister, Lance never had activities outside the compound. When he was not being tested, he was in the compounds massive library.
The concrete road was rough on Lance’s feet. This part of Belice, Shard’s capital region, was heavily un-urban thanks to the lack of anyone but the rich and powerful living in the area.
After walking twenty minutes, the Evain peaks could be seen by Lance. At the top of one of the smaller peaks, the eight story building of Sword Tech could be seen. It’s marble walls and bronze towers were a huge contrast to the green peaks. Lance looked at the school with a almost longing look. He was hoping to go there so that he could learn and even try some different techniques to try to open his abilities that he might have hidden inside him.
“It was a stupid idea anyway!”yelled Lance, releasing some of his built up emotions. He then kicked a rock down the road and kept moving. He kept moving for miles, taking drinks from various water sources as he went.
He eventually comes across a medium sized town that has access to a river. That River has direct access to the Southern Vine Ocean. Lance passed through the town, avoiding the glances of the towns people. He hated how others saw how weak he was. Lance eventually found the town’s port. He got in line with ten others who were waiting for the next landship to arrive. Just as Lance got to the ticket-house, a steam-landship arrived at the port.
“Are you old enough to travel?”asked the old man who ran the ticket-house.
Lance relied by nodding his head and passed the required amount of rein to the ticket-master. The amount of rein he gave was all that his father offered in the bag. For the first time in his short life, Lance was broke. He got on the long hovering two-story boat with the rest of the passengers.He then found a corner and stayed there for the rest of his long trip. He did not care where he was going, he just knew he had to leave Shanna, Shard’s largest country.
Magic-A energy source that most humans of Felix have control of. This energy can be used for everyday use like lifting heavy objects, or it can be used for combative purposes.
Psych Energy-Psych energy is the magic that naturally comes from the brain. Magic users use this energy to forge everything from common tools, to brutal weapons.
Felix-Felix is an alternative Earth. It is like Earth, but humankind is drastically different than Earth humans. Magic is just one of the differences. There are other powerful beings that inhabit Felix as well.
Shard-Shard is one of the largest of the seven continents. It is known for having powerful magic users and a great culture. It has four countries in its borders.
Shanna-The largest country that is in Shard. It is the home of Blade Tech, and is known for trading opportunities and powerful magic users.
Rein-Rein is the universal currency of Felix. It has the same value as a dollar does on Earth.
Landship-A landship is a hovering boat that travels on water. It hovers because the driver uses his magic to cause a chemical reaction with water to force it to float.