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The Ketsueki Quadrilogy is a Fighting Game Massive Multiplayer Crossover/Crisis Crossover fanfic written by iceangelmkx, which crosses over Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, Tekken and the Soul Series.

The Quadrilogy consists of the following four stories (posted in chronological order. All links lead to the version on FanFiction.Net. Archive of Our Own and Website links, are also included):

  • The Ketsueki Quadilogy: Chishio No Me(AO3 link,Website link)
    • Having gained possession of the Chishio No Me, a powerful medallion, said to grant the holder all the power of all the realms, Shao Kahn plots to conquer all the known realms. To this end, he announces a tournament for the medallion, inviting the strongest fighters in all the realms, as a means to eliminate those, who may be a threat to him. Only a group of chosen warriors from different realms, can save the universe from Shao Kahn and his forces.
  • The Ketsueki Quadilogy: Ano Sentaku Bou(AO3 link,Website link):
    • The sequel to the above. After Shao Kahn gains the power of the Chishio No Me medallion, he, along with his forces, launch an invasion against the realms of Earth and Keisei. However, four individuals said to be the Chosen Ones, attempt to stop him to save the worlds.
  • The Ketsueki Quadilogy: Majin Seiryu Ki(Website link):
    • Set in the vein of the events of Tekken 6, both the Mishima Zaibatsu and G Corporation go to war, placing the Earth in danger yet again. However, behind the scenes, the demon Azazel, known as the Majin Seiryu Ki, is planning to awaken. On behalf of this, the Mishima Zaibatsu launches the Shikoken Tournament, and hence, the chosen warriors reunite yet again to save the realms.

The Ketsueki Quadrilogy: Sukui no Tsubasa: (Not Released Yet)


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  • Abandoned Area: A few pop up across the series. Most of the locations during the Blood Tournament consist of these.
  • Absurdly Sharp Blade: Many of the characters in these fanfics, especially the ones from the Soul Series, use bladed weapons that are incredibly strong. An example that comes to mind, is Yoshimitsu's blade, which can cut clean through Bryan's metal skeleton.
  • Accidental Pervert: There are quite a few instances. Most noticeably, when all of the Chosen Ones see Ibuki in her underwear, when Raiden first summons them.
  • Action Girl: As expected of the four franchises.
    • Dark Action Girl: The most prominent of these include Mileena, Anna, Kira, Tanya, Tira, etc.
  • Adaptational Badass: Dan Hibiki is given a lot more love this time around, while still retaining his goofy personality. He manages to win his first match, and becomes an even stronger fighter, after his training with Nightwolf.
  • Adaptational Comic Relief: Raiden and Cyrax are the main ones who suffer from this, due to their more comedic and less fleshed out incarnations during the the time of the fanfics release.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: Radien. This version of him, bares more similarity to his movie counterpart, rather than his current iteration in the games. More jovial and hotheaded, but is still very serious and concerned for Earthrealm.
  • After Action Patch Up: Usually after a big battle, the following chapter will be dedicated to the heroes recovering.
  • All-Powerful Bystander: As per usual, the Elder Gods, with the exception of Raiden, Fujin and Liu Kang refuse to assist the realms, even as Shao Kahn's army wage war on them.
  • Another Dimension: Aside from Earth (also known as Earthrealm), there's Outworld, Netherrealm, Edenia, Chaosrealm and an original realm called Keisei, which serves as the home world of the Soul cast.
  • Anyone Can Die: This trope comes to play especially after Ibuki's death.
  • Bad-Guy Bar:
  • Band of Brothers: A bit of a theme throughout the series. Both the Chosen Ones, and to a lesser extent the villain groups. After several tournaments and adventures saving, or conquering their realms, these apparent group of strangers have since grown, into a true team of friends and comrades.
  • Big Bad: Shao Kahn takes up this role in the first two, while the third brings in Azazel from Tekken 6.
  • Cast Herd: The general division includes the Chosen Ones (our heroes), the neutral characters (ex. Scorpion), and divisions of the antagonists.
  • Composite Character: This version of Yoshimitsu, is a fusion of his Tekken and Soul incarnations, though leaning slightly more towards the Tekken one.
  • Conveniently Timed Attack from Behind: There have been a few. As an example, Nightwolf manages to save Alex from an assassin, by catching him off guard with an arrow.
  • Crossover: A big one comprising of the four biggest Fighting Game franchises.
    • Crisis Crossover: It basically puts every single mythos from all those universes into one storyline.
  • Crossover Couple: Ryu/Julia, Lei/Chun-Li, Jin/Cammy, Siegfried/Kitana, Anna/Vega and Raiden/Rose.
  • Debut Queue: The first few chapters, is mostly used to establish the overall story, all the characters, their arcs and them getting together, before the tournament or war, official begins. This can take up to 10 chapters.
  • Doorstopper: As of December 2018, the series has now totalled exactly 1,350,829 words, and it hasn't been updated, but one could imagine the word count of this series if it is completed.
  • Dreaming of Things to Come: Some of the characters, such as Nightwolf, Jin, Ryu & Dhalsim experience visions of upcoming invasions and disasters.
  • Expy: Almost all of the filler characters, during the first round of the tournaments, are meant to be parodies of other fighting characters. The most common franchises used for this, being The King of Fighters & the WWE.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Jin was one of the major heroes in the first two installments before becoming one of the main antagonists along with Kazuya in Majin Seiryu Ki.
  • Fish out of Water: A reoccurring element in these stories, involves many of the characters arriving in other realm different from their own, and having difficulty adjusting to it. Such as the Street Fighter cast in the barbaric Outworld or the medieval aged Cassandra ending up, in the modern Earthrealm.
  • Fusion Dance: Upon becoming allies, Noob Saibot & Sektor, learn to fuse into one, vastly more powerful cyborg, dubbed Noob-Sektor.
  • Gilligan Cut:
    • In the first story, McCoy and his friends get their hands on some Outworld liquor, though they promise not to drink too much, as to not get into trouble. Twenty minutes later, they all all thoroughly drunk and are later scolded by Rose & Raiden.
  • Good-Guy Bar:
    • Before the Blood Tournament begins, Raven, Ken & Julia all stop at a cafe in San Franciso, where they get introduced to each other, before they depart.
    • The Outworld hot springs, are a regular hang out for many of the Chosen Ones, after their matches.
  • Heroes Gone Fishing: When they're not fighting, the Chosen Ones usually go on little activities, such as fishing, camping, and gathering food. Chapter 15, in particular, actually has most of the guys going fishing for giant Outworld fish.
  • Heroes Unlimited: The cast grows larger and larger, with each installment, going from 72 main player to over a hundred in the latest installment.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: How Xianghua manages to defeat her opponent, the sorceress Alora, by taking her out with her own fireballs.
  • Last Episode, New Character: Played with. Usually around the climax, a surprise new character is introduced, as a means of building up the seriousness. In Chishio No Me it was Kazuya Mishima and in Ano Sentaku Bou it's Liu Kang, now resurrected as the God of Fire.
  • Love Triangle: In particular the Cammy-Jin-Steve dynamic in Ano Sentaku Bou.
  • MacGuffin Title: The Subtitles of each story, is a rough translation of the important item/people of their respective stories. Chishio No Me, translates to the Bloody Eye medallion that everyone is fighting for. Ano Sentaku Bou is a translation of 'The Chosen Ones.' The four people, who are destined to defeat Shao Kahn and end his invasion. And Majin Seiryu Ki, means 'The Demon Rectifier', which is one of the names for Azazel.
  • Mythology Gag: Has its own page.
  • Original Character: A total of seven have been introduced in the series.
    • Chishio No Me introduces six: Alex Walker, a Special Forces Agent, who also joins the tournament; Berserk, Shao Kahn's undead Torturer; Matrik, a former Tekunin cyborg; Scott Wagner, an Air Force Martial, looking for his brainwashed sister; Lisa Wagner, Scott's sister, now known as Viper and under the control of M.Bison (though she gets better in the end of the first installment, and later reappears as a supporting character) and Yin, the younger sister of Yun & Yang Lee.
    • Ano Sentaku Bou marks the return of Alex, Scott, and Matrik (they also appear in Majin Seiryu Ki), though also introduces Donna Ridditch, a female member of the Red Dragon Clan and Hsu Hao's love interest.
    • There are also several Original characters, created for the tournament, mostly to serve as Cannon Fodder in the first round.
  • Shout-Out: Serval.
    • In her introduction, Rose mentions that: "Each star in the sky represents a single person living in this universe. Even if we don't know, we all have one thing in common…we all live in the same universe, together. When one passes on, the star dies as well…". This is a reference to Cowboy Bebop, which also used a similar line.
    • Word of God claims, that the cafe scene in Chapter 8, was apparently inspired by various anime including Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust and Manga/Trigun.
    • The Scorpion/Akuma face off, was inspired by a flash animation, starring the two combatants. Possibly this one.
    • Guy & Cody nearly missing their ride, was apparently inspired by Film/Titanic.
    • Mortal Kombat: The Movie gets a few. Scenes of note include Raiden & Rose's introduction in Chapter 9 & the banquet scene in Chapter 10.
    • The Mummy Returns. The scene when Kitana & Siegfried passed each other, was inspired by a similar scene with Imothep and Anuk Su Namun.
    • The Chosen Ones hiding in a cave, was an homage to one of the Author's first fan fictions: The Outworld, were the heroes, also used one as their hideout. One of the original characters from that fanfic, Midnight, also makes an appearance as Seong Mi-na's opponent in the first round of the Blood Tournament.
    • Scott Wagner's flashback in chapter 20, involving the death of his family, was lifted from one of the author's previous fanfics Air Force Legacy.
  • The Day of Reckoning: A bit of a theme in these stories. In the final chapters of Chishio No Me, Shao Kahn manages to win the powerful medallion, a thus the powers of Soul Edge, and begins his invasion by attacking and killing the main group of heroes. He soon takes the Satsui no Hado from Akuma, makes Ivy his queen and begins his invasion. Ano Sentaku Bou, is his invasion of Earth and the other realms, with the heroes split throughout various locations. The coming of Azreal in Majin Seiryu Ki, is also building up to be this.
  • Unholy Matrimony: There have been several throughout the series. These include: Anna/Vega, Tanya/Rain, Shao Kahn/Ivy & Kira/Mavado.
  • Villains Out Shopping: Since the villains, are often given an equal amount of screen time as the heroes, we get several instances of this. The opening of Chapter 23, has Jin & Nina planing out some possible locations, for their tournament.

    Chishio No Me 
  • Adaptational Wimp: At the start of the story, the Black Dragons seem to have gone from a clan of assassins & terrorists, to a small group of pickpockets, with Kabal & Kira being the only prominent members, under the leadership of Havik.
  • Artifact of Doom: The titular Chishio No Me (or Bloody Eye), grants a significant power boost to its user, though prolonged exposure will eventually corrupt the user.
  • Alcohol-Induced Idiocy: After a few drinks of Outworld Liquor, Cody, Ken, Lei, McCoy, Wagner and Yang are soon turned into a drunk mess of a group, singing, dancing and babbling until they're found.
  • All Your Base Are Belong to Us: Chapter 55. After discovering their location in the previous chapter, Noob & Sector fuse together and stage a one-man-assault on the Chosen Ones' hideout, defeating many of its members, before being forced to retreat by Raiden.
  • Asshole Victim: The one-off character Master Christoper, spends most of his fight with Maki, grabbling her in a clearly Attempted Rape manner. After his loss, he's dragged into the dungeons by Shang Tsung, where he is tortured by Berserk, and later has his soul sucked out by Shang Tsung. For once, you completely root for the dark sorcerer.
  • Balcony Escape: After Maxi and Seong Mi-na arrive to save Xianghua from Vega's rape attempt, the Matador is forced to escape like this.
  • Bathhouse Blitz: Heihachi and Baraka's tournament fight takes place in a bathhouse.
  • Bathtub Bonding: Many of characters have bonding and developming moments, while hanging out and talking at one of Outworld's many bathhouses.
  • Beach Kiss: Ryu & Julia and Yang & Maki share their first kiss with each other, while at the Outworld beach.
  • Bedmate Reveal: Done as a prank on Alex W. After getting her drunk, Sonya and Wagner set it up to make it look like she slept with Wagner. The next morning, Alex W. wakes up seemingly by herself at first, only to turn around and spots Wagner in her bed.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: Raiden and Rose, in almost every single scene they're in.
  • Big Bad Duumvirate: Early into the Tournament, Shang Tsung & Quan-Chi, form their deadly alliance, in an attempt to gain the amulet.
  • Big Damn Kiss: After spending almost two thirds of the story, destroying mugs and arguing Like an Old Married Couple, Raiden and Rose finally have their moment in Chapter 57.
  • Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: Chapter 15, has Paul Pheonix fighting an alien. We are never told where he came from or how he got there, and is never referenced after his defeat.
  • Cain and Abel: Scott and Lisa/Viper. Justified as Lisa, is under M.Bison's control and has been turned, into one of his dolls. She gets towards the end.
  • Cerebus Syndrome: Ibuki's death in Chapter 27, is regarded as the point where the story, and the series as a whole, becomes significantly darker.
  • Clothing Damage: Happens to Chun-Li, during her battle with Ivy, who uses her Snake Sword, to cut off most of her clothes, forcing her to fight in her underwear.
  • Colossus Climb: In order to kill the undead Berserk, Yoshimitsu has to jump onto his shoulders, to stab him through the head.
  • Crush Filter: Kitana experiences one, when she first sees Siegfried in Chapter 10.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Despite his best efforts, Quan-Chi is easily defeated and tossed around by the much physically stronger golem Astaroth.
  • David Versus Goliath: Quan-Chi vs Astaroth and Yoshimitsu vs Berserk.
  • Death by Adaptation: Michelle Chang, the mother of Julia Chang, disappears prior to the story's beginning. She is later to have been revealed, to have been killed in battle with Dark Ryu, while under the control of M. Bison.
    • Rena Genryusai, Guy's fiancee from Final Fight, is revealed to have died of Leukemia, four years before the events of the series.
  • Duel to the Death: Still disgusted over his defeat, Adon challenges Havik to a death match. The winner ends up to be Havik, and Adon is tossed off into the spike pit below.
  • Family Extermination: We see in a flashback, that Scott Wagner's family, sans his sister and himself, were killed by M. Bison, after his father failed a mission given to him by Shadoloo.
  • Fight Unscene: In Chapter 8, Akuma insults Scropion's need for vengeance, causing them to fight. We do not get to see the fight however, as they teleport to an unnamed location (more than likely the Netherrealm), before fighting each other.
  • Fighting Your Friend: Due to the nature of the tournament, there a few rounds in which members of the Chosen Ones are forced to fight each other.
  • Flashback Nightmare: Scott Wagner has one in chapter 20, about the death of this family and discovering that his sister Lisa, has been turned into the Shadoloo agent Viper.
  • The Gods Must Be Lazy: Despite knowing what the Bloody Eye is capable off, and that it is in the hands of Quan-Chi, the Elder Gods do nothing to try and intervene with the situation. In fact, they tell Raiden not to intervene, as it goes against their Obstructive Codeof Conduct.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: After a brutal battle with Havik, Adon is knocked off the area, where he falls onto a spike.
  • Killed Offscreen: It's revealed that M. Bison is dead, having been defeated before the opening of the first story.
  • Killed Off for Real: Berserk, Ibuki, Adon, Nightwolf and Rose.
  • Little Stowaway: Adult Version; Alex is ordered told to stay behind, while the rest of the military fighters head off to join the tournament, and she obeys at first. However, upon witnessing seeing a mysterious intruder enter through a ship window, she goes to pursue him, and ends up along for the journey because of it.
  • Meet Cute: Most notably in chapter 13. During their first meeting, Julia accidentally spills her tea all over his Ryu's Gi. He shrugs it off, claiming that it needed a wash anyway, then takes off his gi right in front of her and Ken, exposing his chest in all its glory, and casually walks off. Quite the First Impression.
  • Not Just a Tournament: The tournament is simply used as a ruse so that Shao Kahn can eliminate the toughest fighters, take their souls, and conquer realms with ease.
  • Original Character: Six in total.
  • Outdoor Bath Peeping: Inverted in Chapter 15. The girls, consisting of Mika, Ibuki, Sakura, Asuka, and Maki were peeping at the hot springs. Cassandra happens to join by, that until Xianghua catches them, causing them to stumble and get noticed by the men.
  • Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil: Master Christopher was only two appearances, but leaves a hell of an impact with his creepy and terrifying fight with Maki, were he strongly implies that he wants to force his way into a fighter.Even Shang Tsung, demands that he stops, when it becomes too much for everyone.
  • Refusal of the Call: Raiden attempts to recruit Paul Phoenix in Chapter 22, warning him about the impending threat to the Realms, but the arrogant fighter is unbelieving of the Elder God's claim and turns down the offer, though claiming that he'll consider it if he get's more proof, caring more about proving his might as the strongest in the universe.
  • Relationship Upgrade: Lei/Chun-Li & Alex/Kenshi, start out as friends & coworkers, but over time eventually become a couple & end up marrying each other, in the following story.
  • Screw the Rules, I'm Doing What's Right!: When the Elder Gods refuse to do anything about the Bloody Eye situation, Raiden relinquishes his status as an Elder God, in order to help the Chosen Ones defeat Shao Kahn and Outworld.
  • Sdrawkcab Name: Around the midway point, Raiden decides to enter the tournament incognito. His name? Nediar! And somehow, no one other than Raven notices this.
  • Slap-Slap-Kiss: Raiden & Rose have many, many fights throughout the story, but it all comes to a head in chapter 57, where after an intense spout, they finally making out and then have sex.
  • Tastes Like Friendship: Alex & Kenshi, who later on become romantic partners have a small moment like this in Chapter 22, where they bond over eating cheese taquitos.
  • Tournament Arc: The entire story is focused around the tournament. Whoever wins will claim the Bloody Eye for himself/herself.

    Ano Sentaku Bou 
  • Ascend to a Higher Plane of Existence: During the final battle, Liu Kang is resurrected, from his Deadly Alliance death, as a God of Fire, in order to finally defeat the corrupted Dark Raiden, and take his title as the Protector of Earthrealm.
  • Adopted to the House: After being stranded on Earth, after listening to the poor advice from Paul Phoenix, Cassandra and Seong Mi-na are forced to stay with R. Mika and Baek respectively, before finally returning home at the end of the story.
  • Almost Dead Guy: Siegfried briefly runs into a Olek general from the City of Lei Chen, the last remaining survivor of the city after it was invaded by Outworld, before the man is killed by Baraka.
  • Badass Crew: The Chosen Ones effectively become this, when they become part of Ruby Heart's crew.
  • Battle in the Rain: It starts to pour down during the final battle of the story.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Quite a number of people. Baek, Guy, Guile, Kitana, Jax, Matrik, Sindel, Sonya and Yun get brainwashed into serving Shao Kahn, while Sakura was unknowingly possessed by the Satsui No Hadou, and turned into Dark Sakura.
  • Chosen One: One of the major plot points of the story, revolves around Dhalsim, Fujin Ruby Heart trying to find the chosen ones, who are destined to defeat Shao Kahn. They are eventually revealed, to be: Ryu, Jin, Kenshi and Ivy.
  • Corrupt the Cutie: While thought to have been killed, by both Devil Jin & Evil Ryu, Sakura returns as Dark Sakura, corrupted by the Satsui No Hadou, under the wing of Shin Akuma.
  • Doomed Hometown: Dhalsim's village in India, is one of the many locations to be attacked, by Shao Kahn's invasion. The ensuing attack, results in the destruction of the village and the death of all its people, including Dhalsim's family. It's this, and the prophecy of the Ano Sentaku Bou, that prompts him into his quest for the Chosen Ones, alongside Ruby Heart.
  • Happily Married: Lei & Chun-Li, towards the end.
  • Hitchhiker Heroes: Probably the most straight forward example, as midway through the story Dhalsim & Ruby Heart, go to reunite the split up Chosen Ones, picking up many of their newfound allies along the way.
  • Human Sacrifice: The Keisei village, that Heihachi was being kept at, were planning to sacrifice him to their God. Their constant worship of him, was just a way to keep Heihachi from leaving and luring him, into a false sense of security.
  • La Résistance: After the invasion, the chosen fighters, along with their newfound comrades, hide out in various locations (London, Kagoshima, the Himalayas, Russia, the Sky Temple, and the Rocky Mountains) and they spend most of their time fending off attacks until Dhalsim, Ruby Heart, and Fujin bring them back together.
  • Outrun the Fireball: After Hsu Hao detonates a bomb on the OIA portal, Jax is forced to run and avoid the oncoming explosion closing in on him.
  • The Purge: Upon learning that it was G Corporation, that sent androids (more than likely Jacks) to try an assassinate him and his father, Kazuya responds by killing everyone responsible for the attack. He then makes himself the new head of G Corporation, for good measure.
  • Rage-Breaking Point: For Scorpion, it's when Raiden insults him by telling him that he is a ninja who abandoned his clan and family when they needed him the most. He does not take it lightly.
  • Rape, Pillage, and Burn: Shao Kahn's invasion force, does all of this and then some. While no actual rape is shown, there's plenty of pillaging and burning, both on Earth and Keisei, to make up for it.
  • Replacement Goldfish: In the time between the two books, Cammy ended up becoming romantically involved with Steve Fox, after Jin decided to distance himself from her. After the two, repatched their relationship, Steve would end up with Lita.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: Dr. Boskonovitch.
  • Stop Worshipping Me: After Heichachi unknowingly saves a village, from Black Dragon invaders, the villagers begin worshipping him like a god, and constantly trying to please him. While he enjoys it at first, Heihachi eventually grows bored and annoyed with it and the village's growing obsession with him, as they seem to watch his every move. It grows to the point, where he tries desperately to escape and demands that they stop. Needless to say, when Dhalsim comes to pick him up, he's all too happy to finally leave.

  • Wham Line: Chapter 68. As Ruby Heart prepares to fight, Shao Kahn's Queen: Ivy Valentine, Dhalsim stops her.
    Ruby Heart: What the hell are you doing?!
    Dhalsim: Stopping you!
    Ruby Heart: From what?!
    Dhalsim: From killing the fourth and last chosen one!

    Majin Seiryu Ki 
  • Call-Back: LBJ from Chishio No Me, returns in this story to fight Sonya once again in her first round, still as perverted as ever and losing just as badly.
  • Enemy Civil War: After Shao Kahn's death at the hands of the Chosen Ones, his remaining forces are divided into two: those who would serve their new leader Quan Chi, while others remain loyal to the Emperor.
  • Evil vs. Evil: The main crux of the plot actually, with the Chosen Ones once again banding together to stop the conflict between the two "evil stars" Jin and Kazuya from awakening Azazel.
  • Improvised Weapon: Happens a lot during Hagger and Alex fight against Frioso and Tolo, with stuff like pipes and oil drums being used as weapons.
  • The Mole: While Juri claims to be working for Jin, she's actually under cover for, as of now, a mysterious caller.
  • Monumental Battle: Thanks to the Mishima Zaibatsu's teleportation technology, many of the fights take place on well known landmarks, such as the Wuling Moutains, the Grand Canyon, Monte Carlo, a Jurakudai Villa, the Not Theater of Tokyo and the Chicago Bridge.
  • Offscreen Breakup: Cammy & Jin have broken up and become alienated with each in between Ano Sentaku You and this one, for very understandable reasons.
  • Rapid-Fire Interrupting: This happens to Liu Kang, when he tries to talk to an impatient and irritated Alex, as the wrestler fights the Fire God.
  • The Starscream: Despite allying with each other, both Kazuya & Quan-Chi, are secretly trying to stab the other side in the back
  • Tag Team: The Shikoken Tournament, is run with this theme in mind.
  • Tournament Arc: Similar to Chishio No Me, the chosen ones participate in the Shikoken Tournament headed by the Mishima Zaibatsu.