EDIT: Has been rewritten to reflect the new Game. I don't think I'll have entry fees either... Unless I can come up with a good one for Denz. Right now my only idea is his memories of Gaia. And, uh, no, Denzel not hating Seph isn't the whole point of the story, just what inspired it. Said that wrong...
No, I don't plan on waiting until I have two posts to update my Livejournal, it just turned out that way recently XD
Anyway, I was randomly thinking at school today about how Denzel from T&D really
"I know it's pretty deep-rooted, but it's been a couple months, by now he'd have gotten over it somewhat and at least begun to look at Sephiroth a little differently, right? It's not gonna happen overnight unless something drastic happens, but..."
Bam, idea. I pulled out my notebook and spent most of school today writing, which unfortunately means the most revision this has gone through was while I was typing it up.
Denzel is not mine, Mokuba is not mine, and Sun and Billy are LuckyLadybug's. Which means they are also not mine. Hope I did them all justice.( Gravity Ain't an Excuse )
Yeah, it's the Reaper's Game from The World Ends With You. One week of running around the city with no one able to see you.
Apparently the UG (short for Underground) is run differently in each city, so I don't think I'm being unoriginal unless I steal the whole "You're my involuntary proxy and if you lose, you die, and if you win I get the right to destroy the city and you die anyway" plot thing. I don't know if I'll ever make this into a full-blown story though, because I know how it begins and how it ends and that's about it XD
For those who don't know, you forfeit the thing you value most when you enter the UG as your Entry Fee (whether you wanted to be there in the first place or not), and when you finish playing the Game, the Big Boss Dude decides whether you get to go back to life based on three variables;
1. Whether or not you survived the Game. Kinda obvious...
2. How many of the missions you personally completed. You get awarded points based on this.
3. The Entry Fee system exists to force you to look at how your life would be without it, and determine how important it really is. You may have survived the Game and finished every single mission, but if you are the same person you were before you played, you're not coming back to life.
Shot for ideas right now, but there you go.