It seemed Vovin's remark about the mission he was assigned had struck a cord with the elven warrior that stood before him. He watched with mild curiosity as she came to grips with what he had said. As she was about to speak however, there was a fiery explosion across the balcony. Vovin didn't even flinch, in fact he let out a sigh. "Of course you showed up."
He muttered to himself. The first time in his life that he didn't really want to see Marcus and he couldn't shake the old man. The spirit warrior did not even glance his mentor's way, instead keeping his eyes on his opponent. However, shock caused him to turn his head when Marcus and the elf greeted each other like old friends (at least Marcus did, Val just looked...intimidated?). "You two know each other? You never mentioned this woman to me."
Vovin stated flatly. Then Valmyria began to deny the existence of the item he had been sent to retrieve from her. Before she had even finished, Vovin was shaking his head. He let her conclude her denial before he replied. "Despite the doubt cast by this man."
he said, pointing at Marcus. "You know I cannot simply take your word for it. And if he isn't going to stop me."
He readied his sword. "Then we fight."
(Battle music cuz why not? -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4KlY7J9YBs
With that Vovin dashed at the ranger, readying an overhand swing. He knew it would be easy for her to block or dodge this attack, but the point was to leave himself open. The young man knew that he was going to have to go all out if he hoped to stand a chance, so he would use everything
. As he completed the overhead attack, Vovin paused for the briefest of moments to bait a counter from Val before unleashing a Dragon Surge (Fade Burst) that carried into full power Dragon Veil (Beyond the Veil, think Dragon Aspect from Skyrim + wings), with the intent of knocking Val off her feet. With this form, there was a good chance he could keep up with Val's speed. It would mean he could not fully take advantage of the weight of his sword, but the spiritual energy coursing along his blade (Dragon Fire/Soul Brand) meant that all his blows would carry a burning punch that would shear through Val's armor if she was not careful. To top it all off, Vovin really went all out. Following the explosion, whether Val was knocked back or not, Vovin would resume his barrage of strikes, but each swing released a Flame Slash to accentuate the attack. This made blocking a risky move for his target. Vovin was a maelstrom of offensive power, a mighty dragon on the offensive. The spirit that aided him roared with battle fervor as he assaulted Valmyria, and he too occasionally let out a shout as he attacked. He needed to end this quickly, as the form was taking an immense toll on his energy.