"The wrong way! You went in a huge circle, I can't believe it!"
The familiar laughter reached 9's sensors and he opened his optics, sighing in annoyance. He was having his recurring dream again. The one where he talked to his old friends.
The spirit of 1 seemed to be taking delight in the schadenfreude of the situation. 9 had never seen him so elated. Their old leader was doubled over with laughter, and 8 was joining in with his own booming baritones.
"It's really not that funny ..." 5 stepped forward and placed a ghostly green hand on 9's shoulder. "I'm sorry, 9. Maybe you could have done with a map?"
"'Maybe' is a little too late right now I'm afraid, 5." 9 shot 1 and 8 a stern look as they began to calm down. "But I am putting things right."
"Going to lead them in a circle in the other direction?" 8 snickered.
9 ignored the laughing Stitchpunks as they turned away, disappearing into the inky black emptiness of his dream and leaving only 5, 2 and 6 for company.
"Don't worry, my boy." 2 tried to stand up straight, a little rickety. "Youll find a way around it. I knew you had that spark in you, from the moment I first laid eyes on you."
"Good luck." 5 reassured his friend and beckoned for them to follow him again. 2 did so, but 6 lingered back, waiting until they were out of earshot before turning to 9 and placing his ink-covered hands on his shoulders.
"Don't, don't worry 9. You're on the right path. Y-you're close!"
"Close?" He blinked. "Close to what?"
6 simply smiled, and his face faded from view, which meant only one thing to 9 ...
wow. this is just amazing. I've never bothered to read much of anything on DA, but this is just. epic. If only this could be made into a sequel of the movie, it would work perfectly!!! id cry tears...tears of blood if that happened. ;u; youre amazing! *u*
I had a very similar idea about the "ghosts" and dreams in my own shitty FF. It somewhat reminds me of StarClan in the Warrior Cats series in the way they communicate to him. Though I would have to critize on the antagonization of 1 and 8 because they really wern't that bad - though 1 would totally enjoy this misfortune of 9 XD But for the sake of the story it might have been unnessisary, unless you where to take it somewhere interesting like evil, evel 1 and 8 haunting him; that would be interesting but I doubt that's where the story's going. Of course I should be one to talk because I love making 1 the villian, hurrr... C: I felt like being a critic, sorry about the rant