History Awesome / FromFakeDreams

19th Nov '16 9:26:10 PM TomAtlus
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** A meta moment of awesome for the Author for busting out a 48 thousand word fight scene in the space of a month with as much overall quality as it was presented.
19th Nov '16 9:18:13 PM darksoul4242
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** Shirou and Archer going through TeethClenchedTeamwork to snipe Caster with GaeDarg, and later to enact Crane Wing Three Realm. Kiritsugu was just right when he said Archer could be his worst enemy or his best ally.

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** Shirou and Archer going through TeethClenchedTeamwork to snipe Caster with GaeDarg, Gae Darg, and later to enact Crane Wing Three Realm. Kiritsugu was just right when he said Archer could be his worst enemy or his best ally.
19th Nov '16 9:17:56 PM darksoul4242
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* Chapter 46 : Archer actually having to acknowledge his younger self could kill him if he let down his guard, and finally putting it in words that he is a legitimate threat to Servants on his own.

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* Chapter 46 : Archer actually having to acknowledge his younger self could kill him if he let down his guard, and finally putting it in words that he is a legitimate threat to Servants on his own.own.
* Chapter 48 :
** Shirou activating Avalon's true ability to survive Bellerophon, when it was thought only Saber could ever do it.
** Shirou actually surviving a few minutes by managing a stalemate in close quarters against an admittedly very weakened Rider.
** Saber activating Avalon's true ability to survive Gae Bolg... and provoking a time paradox that takes Lancer out of the battle.
** Shirou and Archer going through TeethClenchedTeamwork to snipe Caster with GaeDarg, and later to enact Crane Wing Three Realm. Kiritsugu was just right when he said Archer could be his worst enemy or his best ally.
** Princess!Caster utterly owning her counterpart.
27th Sep '16 6:38:07 PM darksoul4242
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** Special mention for the author for this awesome battle and keeping the good work for so long, if only by regularity and [[DoorStopper sheer quantity]] with 730k words so far.

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** Special mention for the author for this awesome battle and keeping the good work for so long, if only by regularity and [[DoorStopper sheer quantity]] with 730k words so far.far.
* Chapter 46 : Archer actually having to acknowledge his younger self could kill him if he let down his guard, and finally putting it in words that he is a legitimate threat to Servants on his own.
11th Apr '16 2:59:59 AM darksoul4242
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*** Gilgamesh is subject to IWorkAlone / LonersAreFreaks / IneffectualLoner. After equaling Gate of Babylon with the first fact, and surpassing it with the second, and Gilgamesh starting to undergo SanitySlippage over the fact he suffered the first invasion in his life, as Gilgamesh is ranting about how he now understands what Iskander felt during his conquests, and is about to pull Ea (which would certainly fry Shirou's brain to death in this continuity), Shirou deals the finishing blow with the last one, channeling TrueCompanions TeamSpirit, accelerating saber by a whole 16 times, turning her into a divine flash of light unleashing Excalibur on him as a finishing blow. That's right, where in the UBW route, Shirou had a ItsPersonal mindset, here, Shirou never intended to kill Gilgamesh himself.

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*** Gilgamesh is subject to IWorkAlone / LonersAreFreaks / IneffectualLoner. After equaling Gate of Babylon with the first fact, and surpassing it with the second, and Gilgamesh starting to undergo SanitySlippage over the fact he suffered the first invasion in his life, as Gilgamesh is ranting about how he now understands what Iskander felt during his conquests, and is about to pull Ea (which would certainly fry Shirou's brain to death in this continuity), Shirou deals the finishing blow with the last one, channeling TrueCompanions TeamSpirit, accelerating saber Saber by a whole 16 times, turning her into a divine flash of light unleashing Excalibur on him as a finishing blow. That's right, where in the UBW route, Shirou had a ItsPersonal mindset, here, Shirou never intended to kill Gilgamesh himself.
1st Feb '16 9:20:22 PM darksoul4242
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* Chapter 40 : When Shirou and Lorelei have a conversation about his progress in the Grail War and her dissatisfaction with it, Shirou calmly has a response to all of her complaints, and even phrases it in a way that a Magus like her could appreciate. And when that almost fails he threatens to [[InsaneTrollLogic kill her mortal nemesis before she does]]. And she actually takes that threat seriously. He then caps it all off by mentioning that if she lets him play things out his way, there could very well be multiple Servants running around the planet in future years, making ties with the Clocktower and amiable to using their power to hunting Apostles. That thought makes Lorelei [[SlasherSmile smile]].

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* Chapter 40 : When Shirou and Lorelei have a conversation about his progress in the Grail War and her dissatisfaction with it, Shirou calmly has provides a response to all of her complaints, and even phrases it in a way that a Magus like her could appreciate. And when that almost fails he threatens to [[InsaneTrollLogic kill her mortal nemesis before she does]]. And she actually takes that threat seriously. He then caps it all off by mentioning that if she lets him play things out his way, there could very well be multiple Servants running around the planet in future years, making ties with the Clocktower and amiable to using their power to hunting Apostles. That thought makes Lorelei [[SlasherSmile smile]].
1st Feb '16 9:15:53 PM darksoul4242
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** Shirou gets Luvia & the Princess to charge the approach; she possesses a herd of her bulls and rushes... but not [[spoiler:to attack Assassin or Caster. No, she spreads the herd out to ''burn down the goddamn forest'' that Assassin had been using to hide his traps. Even with targeting him being a lower priority that destroying his territory, they still nearly kill him.]]

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** Shirou gets Luvia & the Princess to charge the approach; she possesses a herd of her bulls and rushes... but not [[spoiler:to attack Assassin or Caster. No, she spreads the herd out to ''burn down the goddamn forest'' that Assassin had been using to hide his traps. Even with targeting him being a lower priority that than destroying his territory, they still nearly kill him.]]
17th Nov '15 6:09:38 PM darksoul4242
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*** Gilgamesh is in a way the {{Precursor}}, and in the Nasuverse this means he is the apex of mankind and YeGoodeOldeDays incarnate. As he says himself, mankind kept on degrading generation by generation, which is why according to him children cannot ever surpass their parents, however this means in turn for him that he [[StaticCharacter never had to evolve]], alter or modify any of his treasures, which again would be an insult against his {{Pride}}, showing inadequacy in his treasury hoarding the prototype designs to everything awesome in this world. Pointing this out, Shirou basically [[ShutUpHannibal counters it]] by making a very heartwarming [[KirkSummation summation]] of why HumansAreSpecial and have HiddenDepths (passing down their knowledge and wishes down to the next generation, so their children might do things differently; which is also, by the way, quite the Magus mindset), spawning fakes upon fakes with a very well applied Gradation Air to his projections as they break.

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*** Gilgamesh is in a way the {{Precursor}}, and in the Nasuverse where you get StrongerWithAge especially for the stuff of legends, this means he is the apex of mankind and YeGoodeOldeDays incarnate. As he says himself, mankind kept on degrading generation by generation, which is why according to him children cannot ever surpass their parents, however this means in turn for him that he [[StaticCharacter never had to evolve]], alter or modify any of his treasures, which again would be an insult against his {{Pride}}, showing inadequacy in his treasury hoarding the prototype designs to everything awesome in this world. Pointing this out, Shirou basically [[ShutUpHannibal counters it]] by making a very heartwarming [[KirkSummation summation]] of why HumansAreSpecial and have HiddenDepths (passing down their knowledge and wishes down to the next generation, so their children might do things differently; which is also, by the way, quite the Magus mindset), spawning fakes upon fakes with a very well applied Gradation Air to his projections as they break.
11th Nov '15 7:33:18 PM darksoul4242
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** After [[spoiler:getting shot in the chest with the Contender--having her heart blown to smithereens--]]Shirou ''gets back up''. "My body is made of blades" takes its most literal iteration as he [[spoiler:grows a heart made of blades, vomits blood with blades in it, and them transforms his throat, teeth, and tongue into swords upon swords. The imagery is so horrific that every single Servant present can do nothing more than stare. The reason he got up? What else--to save Illya.]]

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** After [[spoiler:getting shot in the chest with the Contender--having her his heart blown to smithereens--]]Shirou ''gets back up''. "My body is made of blades" takes its most literal iteration as he [[spoiler:grows a heart made of blades, vomits blood with blades in it, and them transforms his throat, teeth, and tongue into swords upon swords. The imagery is so horrific that every single Servant present can do nothing more than stare. The reason he got up? What else--to save Illya.]]
8th Nov '15 7:00:29 PM darksoul4242
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*** Gilgamesh is in a way the {{Precursor}}, and in the Nasuverse this means he is the apex of mankind and YeGoodeOldeDays incarnate. As he says himself, mankind kept on degrading generation and generation, which is why children cannot ever surpass their parents, however this means in turn for him that he [[StaticCharacter never had to evolve]], alter or modify any of his treasures, which again would be an insult against his {{Pride}}, showing inadequacy in his treasury hoarding the prototype designs to everything awesome in this world. Pointing this out, Shirou basically [[ShutUpHannibal counters it]] by making a very heartwarming [[KirkSummation summation]] of why HumansAreSpecial and have HiddenDepths (passing down their knowledge and wishes down to the next generation, so their children might do things differently; which is also, by the way, quite the Magus mindset), spawning fakes upon fakes with a very well applied Gradation Air to his projections as they break.

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*** Gilgamesh is in a way the {{Precursor}}, and in the Nasuverse this means he is the apex of mankind and YeGoodeOldeDays incarnate. As he says himself, mankind kept on degrading generation and by generation, which is why according to him children cannot ever surpass their parents, however this means in turn for him that he [[StaticCharacter never had to evolve]], alter or modify any of his treasures, which again would be an insult against his {{Pride}}, showing inadequacy in his treasury hoarding the prototype designs to everything awesome in this world. Pointing this out, Shirou basically [[ShutUpHannibal counters it]] by making a very heartwarming [[KirkSummation summation]] of why HumansAreSpecial and have HiddenDepths (passing down their knowledge and wishes down to the next generation, so their children might do things differently; which is also, by the way, quite the Magus mindset), spawning fakes upon fakes with a very well applied Gradation Air to his projections as they break.
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