This story is both a Hellcat Squadran variant of, and a fanon continuation of Dissidia Final Fantasy, involving not just the Hellcat Squadran universe, but many others beyond. NOTE: THIS IS ONLY A STORY! NO GAME WILL BE CREATED OF THIS UNLESS YOU MAKE IT!
It is declared that this story IS now Canon for the Hellcat Squadran Series and takes place New Years Eve 2017. Plus, I never actually played Dissidia Final Fantasy, so there may be a ton of differences. - IceBite (User)
There are going to be various characters in this story. This is the format they'll be shown: Character (Special Notes)/Manikin/EX Mode/EX Burst
Warriors of CosmosEdit
Hellcat Squadran SeriesEdit
- IceBite/Redeeming Light/Crystal Bahamut/Solar Flare
- Vaan (Dual-Category)/Idle Sky Pirate/Obtained All Licenses!/Quickening
- Penelo/Idle Dancer/Mist Charge/Quickening
- Ashelia B'nargin Dalmasca/Idle Queen/Dawn Shard/Quickening
- Sarge/Crazed Soldier/Get Grif!/"You just got Sarged!"
- Church/Denying Construct/Alpha/"I'm a motherf***ing Ghost."
- Simmons/Zealous Soldier/Dutch-Irish/"Take that, Cracker!"
- Agent Texas/Rogue Hunter/Armor Enhancement/"Ok, who's first?"
- Grif/Apathetic Soldier/Chupathingy/"SHOTGUN!"
- Tucker/Improper Trooper/The Great Weapon/"Bow Chicka Bow Wow!"
- Donut/Mismatched Rookie/Diary Lore/Lightish-Red
- Caboose/Dominating Simpleton/Angry Caboose/"I HATE BABIES!"
- Lopez/Disloyal Construct/Lopez-2.0/Weather Machine
- Agent Washington/Redeemed Hunter/Recovery One/ "Remember Me?"
- Zack (ODST Grievous)/Insane Warrior/
- Selen Leanason/Spiteful Girl/
Dissidia Final Fantasy (and previous characters from it)Edit
- Lightning (Dissidia 12 Variant)/Fleeting Flash/Omega Weapon equipped/Gestalt Drive
- Vaan (Dual-Category)/Idle Sky Pirate/Obtained All Licenses!/Quickening
- Squall Leonhart (Dissidia Variant)/Transient Lion/Equipped Lion Heart/Renzokuken
- Warrior Of Light (Dissidia Variant)/False Hero/Class Change/Oversoul
- Terra Branford (Dissidia Variant)/Phantasmal Girl/Trance/Riot Blade
- Cecil Harvey (Dissidia Variant)/Delusory Knight/Job Augment/Soul Shift
- Kain Highwind (Dissidia Variant)/Delusory Dragoon/Holy Strength/Dragoon's Pride
Transformers Live Action ContinuityEdit
- William Lennox/Unwavering Warrior/"Laze the Target!"/"Bring the Rain!"
Warriors of ChaosEdit
Hellcat Squadran SeriesEdit
- Shadow Tartorus/Shadow of Antiquity/Shadow Bahamut/Shadow Flare
- Gor'Kek/Deluded Henchman/Surotrat/Dragon of Shadow
- Vayne/Deluded Warlord/Vayne Novus/Undying
- Ripa 'Moramee/Deluded Manslayer/
- Teridax/Deluded Archspirit/Power of Mata Nui/"The Shadow has arrived!"
Dissidia Final Fantasy (and previous characters from it)Edit
- Exdeath/Fallacious Tree/Power of the Void/Power of the Void
- Emperor Mateus/Imitation Despot/Power of Hellfire/Absolute Domination
- Garland/False Stalwart/Class Change/Soul of Chaos
- Sephiroth/Imaginary Champion/Reunion/Super Nova
- Golbez/Delusory Warlock/Summon Shadow Dragon/Twin Moon
- Kefka Palazzo/Phantasmal Harlequin/Power of Destruction/Warring Triad
- Gabranth/Warrior of Antiquity/Mist/Quickening
- Kuja/Capricious Reaper/Trance/Final Requiem
Transformers Live Action ContinuityEdit
- Frenzy/Crazed Contraption/Infiltrator/Barricade
- Scalpel/Mad Medic/Mad Scientist/"Kill ze Little One!"
- Laserbeak/Bizzare Bird/Ospery-Mecha/Soundwave
- Ravage/Wild Wolf/Microcons/Soundwave
- Scorponok/Senseless Scorpion/Stalker Scorponok/Blackout
Initially-Non-Hellcat Squadran HaloEdit
- Prophet of Truth/Dishonest Priest/High Prophet/Great Journey
Initially-Non-Hellcat Squadran Red vs BlueEdit
- The Meta/Ravaging Hunter/All AIs Obtained/"We are the Meta!"
- Wyoming/Time-Warp Hunter/Time Loop/"It's your lucky day, mate."
- South Dakota/Treacherous Hunter/Delta Acquired/Traitor
- C.T./Sandbound Hunter/Weapon Acquired/Connecticut
Other (Appears later on)Edit
This story follows the characters in several clusters. The clusters and the basic themes of their stories will be listed here:
IceBite and LightningEdit
Lightning starts out alone and IceBite starts out, briefly, with Selen. However, IceBite is separated from Selen by the Decepticon mini-cons not long after arriving and defeating a 'Dishonest Priest' Manikin. He then travels alone until he rescues Lightning from Tartorus. The 2 of them then keep dodging Chaos's forces until Lightning remembers her previous adventures in this universe. Then, the 2 begin searching for a way to end the cycle.
Vaan, Penelo, Ashelia, Terra Branford, and Warrior Of LightEdit
Vaan, Penelo, and Ashe start out together and eventually run into Terra and the Warrior of Light, who were fighting the Chaos Freelancers. Both Terra and Vaan seem to remember each other from somewhere, but seem unable to remember. The group continues through, fighting Chaos's warriors, until both Terra and Vaan remember each other and the universe they're in. At this point, Ashe finds she has her communicator with her and manages to contact IceBite.
Red and Blue Teams, Agent Washington, and Cecil HarveyEdit
The Red and Blue Teams start out together with Agent Washington and Tex, as well as Cecil Harvey. They attempt to dodge the team of Freelancers sided with Chaos and eventually meet up with Grievous, Selen, Squall, Kain, and Lennox.
ODST Grievous, Selen, Squall Leonhart, Kain Highwind, and LennoxEdit
Grievous, Squall, Kain, and Lennox start out together and meet up with Selen after she is separated from IceBite. After Selen arrives, they immediately begin hunting the Decepticon Mini-con team, under Lennox's urging.
Prophet of Truth, Emperor Mateus, Sephiroth, Tartorus, Gor'Kek, and VayneEdit
This group works together to try to destroy Cosmos. They initially trap Lightning, but IceBite foils their attempts to eliminate her. This group then tries to hunt IceBite and Lightning down.
Meta, Wyoming, South Dakota, C.T.Edit
This group tries to hunt down the Red and Blue Teams, as well as Cosmos's Freelancers, Texas and Washington. They initially encounter Terra Branford and the Warrior of Light, before they are driven off by Vaan, Penelo, and Ashelia.
Frenzy, Scalpel, Laserbeak, Ravage, and ScorponokEdit
These 5 Decepticons are merely out to destroy all the Warriors of Cosmos. They separated IceBite and Selen and are currently hunted by Grievous, Selen, Squall, and Lennox.
Teridax, Exdeath, Garland, and KefkaEdit
They want to keep the Chaos going and destroy the other team.
Cosmos watched as the cycle began anew. She saw her only remaining warriors from the fights that have happened the last 6 cycles: Warrior of Light, Squall Leonhart, and Terra Branford, appear in the world. However, something seemed different, then she noticed Lightning, Vaan, and Kain Highwind, warriors that were gone for 7 cycles. She thought they were lost when they tried to stop the Manikins. Now, however, the Manikins, as well as Chaos, were a threat again. Then she noticed more warriors, from many different worlds, get pulled in. For some reason, Cosmos felt, for better or worse, this is the beginning of the end for this universe. Unlike before, where the warriors were brought to her, they were sent out into the world. They would have to find their way to her.
Act 1: Conflict AnewEdit
Chapter 1: Shadow, Light, and LightningEdit
IceBite woke up in a small forest. Something tells him that he was just plucked from his own reality. Last he remember, he was on a mission with the Red and Blue Teams, as well as Vaan, Penelo, Ashelia, Zack, and Selen. Now, none of the others were in sight.
He got up and found his Thundercracker Sword, as well as his MAC Pistol were gone, leaving him with just Vesracolian and his SMG. He gathered what else was around him, a Nod Assault Rifle and ammo, and prepared to move out when he heard a moan. Noticing a piece of debris, probably sucked in by the phenomenon that brought him here, he moved it aside and found Selen.
"About time you noticed me," she mouthed off as she got up. IceBite brushed off the comment and passed to her a combat knife he noticed on the ground. "Let's get moving," IceBite said, "We have no idea who else is here."
Tartorus looked around at the 6 other individuals with him: Gor'Kek, his 2nd in Command; Vayne, one of his allies, 3 individuals he did not recognize, and, finally, his old master, the Prophet of Truth. It took Truth some time to cope with the fact that he wasn't in charge anymore. He's still getting used to it. Currently, the group was with Tartorus, tracking a scent.
"So," Truth began, "Ever since I was killed, you took the Covenant and turned it into this......organization of Darkness?" Tartorus snorted at the criticism. "Because, what you have done to the Covenant is considered heresy......"
"Listen, I no longer follow you! I make my OWN decisions! You are now......Wait." He sniffed the air. "We're getting close." Tartorus looked around a rock and saw what looked like a 21 year old human woman with pink hair and a weapon that looked like a cross between a sword and a gun. Tartorus said to one of the unknown individuals, a man with silver hair and a very long sword, who appeared to know about this universe better than the others, "See if you can sneak up on her." The individual, who introduced himself as Sephiroth, nodded and moved quietly towards the young woman. Tartorus watched the man slink over, and smiled evilly.
IceBite rushed through the forest, with Selen not far behind. The duo made their way through relatively unhindered, until they reached the next clearing. They saw what looked like a totally violet San 'Shyuum. It definitely saw them. It fired a beam of energy from its gravity throne, which looked every bit as illusionary as it did. IceBite fired on with with his gun, but the bullets barely did any damage. He charged it with his sword, however, and easilly defeated it.
Selen exited the forest behind him, when, suddenly, they were ambushed by 5 mechanical creations: one was humanoid, but acted insectoid; a small, spidery robot; a bird-like drone; some kind of robo-wolf; and a massive, scorpion-like robot. "These things look like some sort of Hunter-Killer Droids," IceBite commented.
The wolf jumped in between IceBite and Selen. "Damn," IceBite heard Selen curse. He saw the humanoid and avion robots go after her. "Get out of here!" IceBite called, "Get away from these things!" Selen hesitated. It wasn't in her nature to back down from a good fight, unless ordered by Zack to do so. But, she agreed that IceBite's course of action was indeed prudent here. She dashed off into the forest. Suddenly, the Scorpion robot, which seemed to disappear during the fighting, burst out of the ground in front if IceBite.
IceBite fired some light pulses at it, then fled. He ran for about a mile before he realized he wasn't followed. If they were Hunter-Killer Droids, like he initially thought they were, they would have most likely followed, but they didn't. In fact, from what he saw of their actions, they seemed coordinated, almost......sentient. He continued on, but then heard some commotion some distance away, maybe a couple more miles. He started in that direction, but then sensed a very familiar stench. "Tartorus," he growled. He then hurried to the site of the commotion.
Lightning was quickly surrounded by a large cluster of individuals. After capturing her, they took her to some sort of dam. Most of the way, she was dragged by a gold-armored, hammer-wielding, ape-like creature. Finally, once the got to their destination, the creature threw her onto the ground.
She watched as the creature went up to its allies and multiple Manikins, she thought the crystal-line creatures were called, and several creatures made out of Dark Energy gathered nearby. 2 manikins, one red one that looked like an armored individual (a Crazed Soldier Manikin) and one that looked a lot like herself, grabbed hold and put cuff-like devices on her.
She looked up as one creature, another ape-like creature, this one with dark energies flowing out of it, smiled and said, "Prepare to die!"
IceBite finally reached what looked like a Hydroelectric Dam, something he felt looked a lot like Hoover Dam. When he arrived, he saw several creatures, flanking 3 of his nown enemies: Vayne of New Archadia, Gor'Kek of the Covenant Loyalists, and......"Tartorus," he snarled quietly. He looked around and noticed several creatures that looked like they were made of Shadow. 'Shadow Legion,' IceBite thought. They were accompanied by more of those crystalline, mono-colored creatures. He quickly realised the one he fought earlier looked like one of Tartorus's 'complanions'.
He then finally looked down below the platform: he saw a young woman, around 21 years old, held in place by 2 of the crystalline creatues: one, with its appearence of a set of Red MJOLNIR armor, reminded IceBite of Sarge, leader of Red Team; while the other one looked like an all-pink version of the young woman it was holding hostage. Then, he saw one of Tartorus's companions raise a weapon, pointed at the young woman. 'Oh, NO WAY!' IceBite thought. At that point, he struck.
Lightning watched as one individual: a shrivaled-up creatue on a floating throne, pointed a gun at her and was about to fire, when suddenly, a figure burst from the forest. The Manikins took immediate notice of the intruder, but Lightning watched as the intruder not only easilly cut them down with his sword, he did it almost casually. Several of the Shadow creatures charged the person, but he just pulled out a gun and whirled around, holding the trigger as he did so, hurling bullets at the beasts, destroying them. The leader of the enemies, the shadowy, ape-like creature charged the intruder, but he just knocked him away with a blast of energy from his hand and embedded it in a wall. He then lept down, and, with a swing of his sword, killed the Manikins holding her captive.
He then wedged the sword into her cuffs and cut them off. Finding her Gunblade, the Blazefire Saber, amongst the ruins of her look-alike, she picked it up, and said, "Ok. My turn." Then, with her weapon in gun mode, she fired on one of the Shadow Creatures. She then switched it to blade mode and took down 2 Manikins. She turned and saw the individual that just rescued her charge in energy and release it in a violent explosion that vaporized 5 Shadow Creatues, leaving him intact.
She then noticed the Shadowy Ape-Creature that he implanted in the wall prepare to fire some projectile at him. Without thinking, she shoved him out of the way, as a spray of dark liquid struck her. Then, she felt a burning, acidic sensation on her shoulder. She watched as the person then looked up at the Shadow-Ape with a burning rage. Lightning then edged toward the far edge of the dam, and, switching her gunblade back to gun mode, she fired at the creatures that approached, but more kept coming, then, suddenly, the young man grabbed her good shoulder and said, "Come on, we're leaving," before pulling them both over the edge.
'What the Hell is he doing?!' Tartorus thought to himself. He'd never seen IceBite pull someone else or himself over a ledge, let alone both, before. However, he heard a howling. He looked over, and saw a large, crystal fighter raising. "Ah, hell, not that," Tartorus said. He had hoped that the duo was finished, but that was not the case.
IceBite smiled slyly as he used his powers to form his Craftmold Fighter around himself and the young woman he rescued. "Sorry for the mess you're in," he yelled to Tartorus and his group, before sending the vehicle zooming away from Hoover Dam. He then turned his attention to the young woman.
His smile turned into a frown when he noticed that her shoulder was covered in Shadow Corruption, which was slowly spreading. "Don't look at me like that," she said, "I'll be fine." "I doubt it," IceBite responded, "You won't be if that Shadow Corruption finishes its work. I'll need to deal with that, but tell me what's going on behind us." The young woman looked behind them. The next thing IceBite heard was the young woman saying, coldly but urgently, "Heads up! We have company."
IceBite looked over his shoulder, in time to spot a large, shadowy dragon. "Tartorus! He just doesn't quit! Hang on! This could get rough!"
Lightning watched as the young man as he poured energy into the vehicle made of ice and the vehicle sped off at high speeds, chased by the Shadowy form of a Dragon. She watched as the individual dived the fighter into the nearby canyon and expertly weaved his way through. She could immediately tell that he was a very experienced pilot.
She looked behind and saw the dragon gaining and firing bolts of what she came to understand as blasts of Shadow. Lightning watched as the kid expertly dodged the Shadow Bolts and the canyon walls at the same time. She then felt the pain in her shoulder continue to spread and everything went hazy from there.
IceBite sent the Craftmold into a dive to avoid another attack by Tartorus. Then, he noticed what looked like Mount St Helens, as it looked during IceBite's and Tartorus's last fight. He dived for the cliffs and sent the Craft-mold crashing into the tunnel. The Craft-mold basically shattered, dumping the duo out. Tartorus's Shadow Dragon, however, followed them in. "Looks like he won't stop," IceBite said, "Time to end this." He then began to draw in elemental energy. The young woman seemed awed by what IceBite was doing. By the time the Shadow Dragon came around the corner, IceBite had transformed into his Crystal Dragon Alphus form, or, as it was called by many people, the 'Crystal Bahamut'. He fired a blast called 'Solar Flare' at the Shadow Dragon, damaging it and forcing it to finally leave.
Then, IceBite transformed back into his human form. "We should be safe for now," IceBite said to the young woman. He helped her sit up and got to work healing the Shadow Corruption. "What's your name?" he asked her.
"Call me Lightning," she said coldly, "and you are?"
"IceBite, Commander of Hellcat Squadran," IceBite responded.
"Commander, huh? You look a little young for that," she said, skeptically.
IceBite stiffly responded, "I got us out of there, didn't I? The fact I defeated that Jiralhane back there should be proof enough."
"Jiral-huh?" Lightning asked with confusion.
IceBite smugly responded, "My point exactly." He then healed the last of the Corruption from Lightning's shoulder. "Let's get moving. Tartorus is a relentless hunter, and he's sure to try to find us. We mustn't let him."
Chapter 2: That Old, Familiar FeelingEdit
Ashelia cursed as she stood up. She hit her head when she landed and woke to someone shaking her shoulder saying, "Wake up. Wake up!" She looked up and saw, to her relief, it was Penelo, with Vaan not too far away.
"I'm fine," Ashe told Penelo.
"Ok, good," Penelo said. Both of them looked around. They were on a ledge just outside a canyon. "Vaan said he saw come craft fly through with some creature following it. He didn't get a good look before they left, though," Penelo informed Ashe.
Ashe looked down the canyon both ways. To one side, she saw a massive, concrete dam, similar in appearance to Earth's Hoover Dam. Turning to the others, she said, "We need to get going."
Terra Branford ran through a forest, her only remaining ally, only known as the Warrior of Light, at her side. Chasing them were a group of 4 armored individuals that seem quite intent on eliminating them.
Suddenly, one of them, a man in all-White armor appeared. "Why, hello, chaps. What seems to be the hurry? Our only goal is to murder you mercilessly, mwahahahah!"
The others seemed to catch up. "Wyoming, just shut up and lets finish this," said a female warrior with similar armor, only purple and green. Another warrior, this one a large male with mix-matched armor of a similar type, just growled in agreement. The final warrior, another warrior in high-tech armor with a different helmet, approached, and nodded.
The Warrior of Light then said to Terra, "If ever there was a time that it would be GOOD if you lost control, it would be now."
However, Terra felt her powers in her control. However, that didn't mean she couldn't use them.
It wasn't long before the shots from a Hellcat Squadran Universe rifle was heard in the underbrush. Ashe and the others headed towards the sound. Then, they reached the fight: 2 fighters, an armored male and a female were under siege by 4 armored warriors. Their armor looked like the armor of the Freelancers Texas and Washington, but these Freelancers looked more vicious and bloodthirsty. Apparently, these weren't friendly.
Vaan prepared his sword while Penelo began charging Magicks. Ashe, on the other hand, pulled out a rifle given to her by Hellcat Squadran. After the incident on the HMS Defendra weeks earlier, the Coalition Council insisted that she carry a Rifle-Sized Modern Weapon with her. 'An M1 Garand technically isn't Modern, but,' Ashe thought, 'But it's more like what I'm used to than anything else. Besides, it fires Magicked Bullets, it should do some damage."
Vaan and Penelo snuck to positions where they could remain hidden until they attack, yet, when they attack, they'd be able to cause more damage. When Ashe gave the signal, they struck. Ashe started out firing at the purple and green Freelancer.
The Freelancer reacted. "Shit! An ambush!" she shouted.
The Freelancer in mix-and-match armor ran towards Ashe, but was tripped by an underward slash by Vaan. A ring of Magick Energy formed over the other 2 Freelancers' heads, and, soon, they found themselves being struck by one of Penelo's Scathe attacks.
"Damn it, we're outclassed and outnumbered here, let's move!" With that, the Freelancers ran into the underbrush. Vaan and Penelo went to aid the 2 fighters while Ashe came out and asked, "Who are you 2?"
The armored soldier responded, "A lot of my memories were lost when I came here. One of them was my name. I at least rememebr that some just call me the Warrior of Light."
The young woman responded, "I'm Terra, Terra Branford."
Vaan reacted to the name. "Terra...Terra...I've heard that name somewhere before, but I can't seem to remember..."
"So, who are you?" the Warrior of Light asked.
The trio answered and Terra and the Warrior of Light both reacted similarly to Vaan's name as to how Vaan reacted to Terra's. "So, what are we going to do now?" Ashe asked.
"We have to group up with others that would be on our side," the Warrior of Light responded, "I seem to recall something about a being called Cosmos...we should try and find this individual."
The others agreed and set off to find Cosmos, leaving Vaan to try to contemplate why the name 'Cosmos', and this universe, were both so familiar to him.
Chapter 3: Call in the ClownsEdit
"Oh, god DAMN it!"
"Ah, shut up!"
"Tucker, off my leg!"
"Caboose, you idiot!"
"Tucker did it!"
TO BE CONDENSED INTO A SHORT SUMMARY