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|Catch the Moment (Part 3)|
|Original broadcast||March 27, 2020|
|Overall episode number||40|
|Next episode||It Started When An Alien...|
Catch the Moment is the fortieth episode of E-10: Horizons.
With Huitzilo and his new army conquering the Earth, Ethan must make an alliance with his other greatest threat if he is to save his planet, and the love of his life.
[We zoom out from the horror of Ethan’s face to showcase the mutated versions of the Omni-Splicers demolishing parts of the arena from left to right.]
Ethan: Four Arms, Ghoulseye, Heatblast, Wildmutt, Lodestar, Zerox, Diamondhead, Goop, AmpFibian, and XLR8?! Oh man! I can’t stop this!
[Ethan turned to the Omnitrix, and he had suddenly gained an idea.]
Ethan: Oh wait, I know there’s one thing that can!
[As Ethan began to turn the dial, he was stopped by a foot stepped toward him. This caused Ethan to fall backwards and land sitting up.]
Huitzilo: Don’t think I’m going to fall for your tricks so easily!
[The large foot was revealed to be the mutated Four Arms, standing before him.]
Huitzilo: Now destroy them!
[One by one each of the aliens turned toward Ethan with hungry looks on their faces as their eyes shone bright. The mutated XLR8 zoomed towards the group at lightning speed. Ethan screamed and shut his eyes. For a moment, everything went silent until Ethan opened his eyes and realized an orange electrical shield formed around him. We zoom out to see Nikki creating a forcefield around the two, Alice, Hannibal and Terence.]
Nikki (Firefly): I believe I deserve a thank you.
Ethan: Yeah, thanks.
[XLR8 managed to pop in through the electrical field with half his body inside. XLR8 hissed at the group. The group screamed which led Terence to stun the creature with a flash of light from his palms. Then Hannibal rushed over and punched him in the face, sending XLR8 back.]
Hannibal: We’ve got to do something about these aliens.
Alice: What’s the plan, Ethan?
Ethan: We run.
Hannibal, Alice, Terence, Nikki: Huh!?
Ethan: We can’t fight these guys. They’re too powerful for us to stop.
Nikki (Firefly): That hasn’t stopped us before.
Hannibal: Yeah, we can take these guys.
[Nikki’s electrical field was suddenly absorbed from above. It was revealed to be the mutated AmpFibian and he threw back a larger blast towards the group.]
Terence: Actually, I’m with Ethan on this one.
[The group made a run for it as they ran from three large electrical blasts. Alice whistled and Hypnotick looked up at the group. Hypnotick screeched and charged right into the group. It climbed below Alice and Terence and they hopped on board. Nikki prepared her wings and sprang into the air. A mutated Ghoulseye popped before Nikki. The mutated Ghoulseye laughed as he fired multiple arrows at her. Nikki flew around to dodge the arrows until suddenly one of them hit her wings. Nikki lost her momentum and began falling towards the ground. Nikki screamed by the top of her lungs and we cut to Hannibal, who kicked his rocket boots then flew in the air. Hannibal managed to catch Nikki as the two gazed at each other.]
Nikki (Firefly): Thank you.
Hannibal: Yeah, no problem.
[Fireballs went flying towards the two and Hannibal dodged the attack to notice Heatblast was blasting them. We cut to Ethan down below as he was making for the exit of the stadium.]
Ethan: Aw man, what have I done. Why didn’t I listen to A’taenda when she told me to reboot the Omnitrix? Why did I think I ever stood a chance against these gods?!
[Ethan tripped and fell over a couple times until he finally reached the ground. Ethan turned around to see all ten of his former transformations standing before him. Ethan stood up and by instinct he slammed on the Omnitrix. Nothing happened. This resulted in Ethan raising fists, prepared to fight.]
Ethan: Come on! I don’t need an alien to take you on… I hope.
[The aliens screeched and roared at him. Wildmutt was the first to charge towards Ethan, and the others followed. Suddenly a rocket went flying towards Ethan and the ten aliens and an explosion occurred between them. Ethan was sent flying back into the ground and he looked up to notice something in the sky.]
[Above them, showcased a large SACT helicarrier flying before the stadium. A ramp opened below the ship as a couple agents threw a ladder made out of rope down below.]
Lieutenant Steel: COME ON!
[Ethan ran towards the position of the helicarrier. Hannibal and Nikki took notice of this and Hannibal flew them over to the ship. Alice and Terence took notice and Alice signaled Hypnotick to charge towards the ladder. Hannibal and Nikki managed to make it into the ship as Alice dropped Terence off by the ladder.]
Alice: Keep going, I’ve got to help, Ethan!
[Terence nodded. Alice and Hypnotick flew off as Terence managed to climb to the top as Nikki hollered to her.]
Nikki (Firefly): Hurry!
[Ethan continued to run towards the ship.]
Ethan: Come on! Come on!
[Ethan’s eyes widened as he suddenly lost his breath. Ethan fell to the ground as he tried to catch his breath.]
Ethan: That’s it. I’m done for…
[A mutated Goop, Wildmutt and Four Arms appeared before Ethan.]
Ethan: Just do it, and get it done and over with.
[The aliens pounced toward Ethan, but were stopped as energy blasts startled them, and pushed them back. Alice was revealed to have made the shot as she was holding an energy gun in her hands. She and Hypnotick flew down toward Ethan. Alice raised her hand to Ethan.]
Alice: Quick! Grab my hand!
[Ethan smiled and grabbed it. Alice pulled Ethan up and he sat behind Hypnotick as they flew off towards the ship. Ethan suddenly cried down Alice’s shoulder.]
Ethan: Alice... I’m so sorry...
Alice: [Smiled] It’s okay. We’ll find another way.
[The song ended. We cut down below to the ten Omni-Spliced monsters aligned and ready to jump.]
Huitzilo: [Signals] Let them go. They don’t stand a chance against my newfound kingship over this world. Finally… I’ve won…
[The scene shifted to the ocean as something was making its way towards the coast.]
Huitzilo (Narrating): You lifeforms think you have it so easy don’t you. To think even the simplest lifeform thinks they have all the power, all the resources and has everything handed to you.
[Everything faded out as we cut to a brightly lit Seattle at night. Bystanders were walking around, while others would take pictures, or others were at restaurants having drinks. Nearby Seattle was the ocean as it appeared an island was approaching towards the city. This made the bystanders curious.]
Huitizilo: Well you don’t.
[The island landed right by a crowded beach, as this created a cloud of fog surrounding the entire area.]
Huitzilo (Narrating): Because only higher beings can command higher power.
[Huitizilo stepped forward out of the fog, as the Omni-Spliced mutants jumped forward and began to attack.]
Huitzilo (Narrating): True power can be tapped into one’s abilities for if they wish to further seek it. To control, to conquer, and to be feared.
[Multiple Omni-Spliced monsters began attacking different areas at once. AmpFibian short circuited light posts and fired multiple blasts at close bystanders. Zerox created copies of different people as they rushed over and began to attack them. Wildmutt charged into a restaurant while others ran.]
Huitzilo (Narrating): Only with true power can you become a god. And for whatever a god wants, a god shall take.
[We cut to the Omni-Spliced mutated Lodestar who threw parts of the city onto other people. Lodestar turned to the space needle and we cut to the space needle nearly collapsing. We cut to Huitizilo watching over Seattle as the buildings began to fall one by one.]
Huitzilo (Narrating): The second you come up for air, I will be there to suffocate you. If I wish these people dead, then they are already dead. I am Huitzilopotchli! God to the gods! Slayer of Titans! I am the most powerful being in the universe!
[The scene shifted to the SACT building as we panned down toward Ethan who sat inside a dark and empty training room.]
Huitizilo (Narrating): And no being in the cosmos can withstand a chance to stop me!
[We zoomed into Ethan as he is facing the wall, looking down.]
12 HOURS LATER…
[Alice arrived toward the doorway, as she noticed A’taenda was yelling at him.]
A’taenda: HOW COULD YOU LET THIS HAPPEN?!
A’taenda: OUT OF ALL LIFEFORMS I TRUST TO BEAR THE OMNITRIX, I TOLD YOU TO NOT MAKE THE ONE SIMPLE MISTAKE OF LETTING YOUR OMNI-SPLICERS RUN RAPID AND YOU DID IT. DO YOU KNOW HOW MUCH DANGER YOU PUT THE UNIVERSE IN?! IT’S THANKS TO YOU, YOU PUT YOUR PLANET IN GRAVE DANGER AGAIN. FIRST YOU RELEASE SHA’RROW OUT OF THE OMNITRIX AND NOW YOU RELEASE YOUR ENTIRE SET OF ALIENS!!!
A’taenda: You have no idea what you just created. And it’s thanks to you, the entire galaxy will be wiped out by these ancient species, which apparently YOU SET FREE!
[Ethan was startled.]
A’taenda: And it’s all thanks to you. I hope you’re proud of yourself.
[A’taenda made her way toward the exit, barging out of the room in anger. Alice tried to hide until A’taenda noticed her standing by the door.]
A’taenda: I don’t know what you see in him!
[A’taenda walked away and Alice sighed. The song shifted.]
[The scene shifted into Portland, Oregon as Lieutenant Steel was operating a task force against Four Arms. A group of SACT soldiers ran toward the mutated Four Arms, they placed high-tech traps on the ground and attached tachyon cannons to it.]
Lieutenant Steel: [Pointing to Four Arms] And… fire!
[The soldiers fired large blue lasers swirling towards Four Arms. Four Arms punched the laser blasts away as they had no effect on him. However, this charged Four Arm’s shock braces on his spiked hooves. He squealed and raised his hooves. The other soldiers gasped as Lieutenant Steel shouted towards the soldiers.]
Lieutenant Steel: EVERYBODY, FALL BACK! FALL BACK!
[The mutated Four Arms smashed the ground and we zoomed out as a city block was covered in a crowd of smoke. The cloud faded as we cut to many soldiers lying on the ground, some covered in blood. A few soldiers stood up as they noticed a mutated XLR8 stood before them, licking his lips.]
Soldier: NO… NO… AHHHHHHH!
[We cut into XLR8’s mouth as everything went black, hearing tearing noises made. We pan to the right as a mutated Heatblast screeched from the top of his lungs as he prepared a massive fireball and threw it towards the crowd. The setting took place in Merridale as the city was surrounded by flames. Hannibal rolled over to dodge a blast and he sat up, firing a group of energy bolts at Heatblast. Hannibal was still wearing his exosuit.]
Hannibal: How’s the new wings holding up?
Nikki (Firefly): Pretty good. Although I wish I could get a good aim at this freak!
[Nikki charged her palms and fired a zig zagging electrical blast at Heatblast. Heatblast fell to the ground, then looked up and fired an electrically charged fire blast at a building. The building began to collapse as it appeared Naomi was running by it. Hannibal gasped.]
[Hannibal flew over towards Naomi as she screamed from the top of her lungs. Hannibal pushed Naomi out of the way before chunks of the ceiling could fall on top of them. Hannibal helped Naomi up.]
Hannibal: You okay, Naomi?
Naomi: I am now.
[A group of people continued to run past her direction. Some of these people included Professor Meechum, Dexter Ottoman, Alexia, Cassie, May, Bryce, Drew and Hugh.]
Hannibal: Everybody! Head toward your evacuation shelters! Go!
[Heatblast stood over and fired another fire blast, stopping the group for a moment.]
Hannibal: Aw man…
Nikki (Firefly): Hannibal, we need to get these people out of the city.
Hannibal: And how are we supposed to do that?
[An SACT ship arrived as it opened the ramp. A few SACT soldiers were standing by it.]
Hannibal: Hey! This way! Make a break for the ship!
[The group ran towards the ramp. The mutated Heatblast squawked at the group and flew in the direction towards the ship. Nikki electrocuted Heatblast, stopping him from moving for a moment.]
Nikki (Firefly): Not you, beak head!
[Heatblast squawked and flew towards Nikki’s direction. Before Heatblast could ram into Nikki, she trapped him in a circular electrical orb. Heatblast tried to break him free, and squawked to it’s frustration.]
Hannibal: Firefly, let’s go!
Nikki (Firefly): Right behind ya, Armor!
[Nikki flew into the ship and the ship managed to take off. The ship flew into the sky, escaping the area and the electrical orb around Heatblast faded away. The song ended. Heatblast squawked again to its frustration. The scene shifted back to Ethan as he continued to sit in silence. Alice entered the room and knocked on the wall as a way of signaling Ethan.]
Alice: Can I come in?
Ethan: You can.
[Alice sat next to Ethan.]
Alice: How are you doing?
Ethan: Um, not so good. You?
Alice: I guess I’m okay. But I’m more worried about how you’re feeling right now.
Alice: Listen, Ethan. You made one mistake. A pretty big one… But that’s okay, everybody miscalculates some of the time.
Ethan: No… it wasn’t just one mistake. It’s… everything.
Ethan: I endangered you guys and put yourselves into a situation I caused again. I’m the one who accepted the Teotls’ challenge. I’m the one who allowed the Omni-Splicers to roam free and become monsters, just like how I allowed Hex to remove Echo Echo and Ghoulseye from the Omnitrix. And all I’ve done this past year was disappoint everyone and hurt people over and over again until the point they eventually died. [Ethan’s voice shook.] It’s all my fault… I even saw you die… I caused that… I can’t do anything right…
Alice: Ethan, you can’t blame yourself for everything. We’ve all put ourselves in situations that were beyond our control. The important thing is that you've learned from those mistakes and you moved on. Ethan, I think you’re a much better person now than from where you were two years ago.
Ethan: That’s encouraging...
Alice: Ethan… Agh. [Stands up] Look, we can stop this, just like we always have.
Ethan: We can?
Alice: Yes. But only if you stop being so negative and snap out of it.
Ethan: It’s not that easy, Alice. You of all people should know that.
Alice: Fine, if that’s how you wanna act. Lay there and mop for the rest of your life, I don’t care.
[Alice turned around and walked toward the exit. Ethan turned around with shock.]
Alice: The Earth needs you to protect it, Ethan. So get it out of your system and snap out of it soon, or you’re going to lose the people you care about… [turns back] and who care about you.
[Alice left the room and the door shut. Ethan looked down and turned back around.]
Ethan: Get it outta my system… But it is my fault!
[Ethan stood up and began to punch the wall.]
Ethan: I’m the one who caused all of this! I found this stupid device!
[Ethan punched the wall again.]
Ethan: I’ve defied other people’s orders and gotten myself in trouble for over countless times!
[Ethan punched the wall again.]
Ethan: And because of that I lost Maria!
[Ethan punched the wall again.]
Ethan: Hannibal lost his grandma!
[Ethan punched the wall again.]
Ethan: And I… I lost Alice…
[Ethan hesitated, then collapsed to the ground.]
Ethan: How could I do this to myself? What good am I for, if I’m just going to keep losing the people I care about? Why didn’t I just end myself before this all happened? Why couldn’t I have just stayed a regular human being, or taken my life so that none of this could have ever happened...
A’taenda: Because you have a purpose.
[The song shifted. Ethan turned around to see A’taenda re-entering the room.]
A’taenda: I allowed you to keep that Omnitrix because I saw a spark in you I saw in no one else. Just like me, you’re a creator. You want to create something that brings life to other people, so you create stories just as I create devices like that gadget that’s on your wrist.
A’taenda: And like every creator, we always create something that turns into a big fat mess. But the important thing is that we learn from it and move forward.
Ethan: Then what am I supposed to do? How do I stop Huitzilo? How do I put my aliens back inside the Omnitrix?
A’taenda: Well for the moment, you are powerless. Right now the DNA pods inside are left without any alien DNA to be activated inside your playlist. So to restore their DNA, you need to capture them back inside, just as you did with Ghoulseye.
Ethan: But I can’t fight. Can’t you just give me a new playlist of aliens while I capture them?
A’taenda: No. That would create more Omni-Splicers which would generate more monsters for Huitzilo to control. We cannot risk any more transformations being affected by the Omni-Splicers. You will just have to do this on your own.
Ethan: Then how-
A’taenda: Look kid, I don’t have all the answers, but you’ve got a world to save, so what are you going to do?
Ethan: I think I know exactly what to do.
[Ethan rushed out the room as A'taenda looked back at him.]
A’taenda: There ya go, kid.
[The song shifted. The scene shifted to Ethan entering a hallway filled with trapped villains. This grew a minor uproar, as we passed through Gi Kwan and his crew, Waverider, and other various villains. Ethan sighed until he stopped at a certain cell.]
???: Well, well, if this isn’t a pleasant surprise! I thought you’d never come to see me again.
[The figure stepped out of the shadows, revealing to be Hex.]
Hex: Get on with it, Wellington. What do you want?
Ethan: I need your help.
Hex: Help? [Laughs] With all the noise outside, I figured you would come to my cell just to ask for my help.
Ethan: So you know?
Hex: Oh yes! I still have access to my spells after all. Your cells can’t contain my magic.
Ethan: So how have you not escaped?
Hex: Think about it like this. If I were to be back on the run, you would know. And it would make things more difficult for me to get around if you went searching for me.
Ethan: Look, the planet is being taken over by a god more powerful than the both of us.
Hex: Them, more powerful than me? [Laughs]
Ethan: I’m serious.
Ethan: They already wiped out a couple other people close to me, and the last thing I want is to watch my planet die because of my mistakes.
Hex: So what do you purpose? You think I’m just going to help you out and let bygones be bygones?
Ethan: No. But if you help me, I’ll let you out and you’ll never have to deal with me or the SACT again. I’ll let you roam free and do whatever you want until absolutely necessary.
Hex: And if I were to betray you?
Ethan: Then Huitzilo will obliterate you before you have the chance to use one of your spells.
Hex: He’s that powerful?
Hex: Very well. So we have an arrangement. Shall we?
[Hex raised his hand out. Ethan noticed it, and then shook it. Hex phased through the energy surrounding his cell. The villains in their other cells were shocked and in awe. This created an uproar.]
Hex: Alright, Wellington. Lead us to your party.
[Ethan and Hex walked down the hallway as the uproar grew.]
[The scene shifted to a helicarrier arriving inside the SACT base. The ramp opened as a group of agents escorted the civilians inside the base. We cut to inside one of the metallic hallways.]
SACT Agents: This way.
[The SACT agents escorted the crowd to turn left. Naomi looked back at Hannibal.]
Naomi: Can I stay with my brother?
SACT Soldier: I don’t think that would be wise.
Hannibal: It’s okay, I’ll keep an eye on her.
[The soldier nodded and went back with the group. The civilians went down the hallway as we cut to Hannibal and Nikki having serious looks on their faces. We cut to a meeting room where Lieutenant Steel was discussing with a group of other operatives, Alice and Terence. Hannibal, Naomi and Nikki enter the room.]
Lieutenant Steel: Good, glad you could come. In the last 18 hours, Huitizilo and the Omni-Splicers have scattered all over the globe, managing to conquer the country after country. They’ve also taken out a good portion of our men, making it harder for us to contain them. If we’re to save this planet, we need to gather the Omni-Splicers all at one position and wipe them out.
Hannibal: Nikki and I were barely able to take out one of those things.
Terence: Yeah, I don’t think bringing them all at one spot is such a good idea.
Lieutenant Steel: We have no other choice. The military is already considered dropping an atomic bomb at all spots. If so, then-
Alice: -Game over…
Lieutenant Steel: Correct. Unless one of you has a hot idea, our only choice is to trap them, then wipe them out.
Nikki (Firefly): Then what about Huitzilo? He’s too powerful for us to fight. He’s a living energy air god that can suffocate us with one flick of his wrist.
Lieutenant Steel: Our best course of action would be to contain him with some sort of vent. I doubt that would hold him long, but that’s the best we can come up with.
Hannibal: What about Ethan?
Alice: He’s busy moping right now.
Lieutenant Steel: Right, regardless of Ethan’s condition, all we can do is hold them off for as long as we can. I need all GLEE members armed and ready for when we’re ready to go.
[The song ended. The group hesitated.]
Ethan: Then how about I make a suggestion.
[Ethan and Hex entered the room, as Ethan folded his arms and smiled.]
Alice: [Smiled] Ethan...
Lieutenant Steel: HEX!
Terence: Watch out!
[Everybody in the room aimed their weapons at Hex.]
Hannibal: Ethan, what are you doing siding with Hex?!
Hex: Easy. I only came as an asset to your… alien hunting hit squad. [Shudders]
Alice: Ethan, are you sure we can trust Hex?
Ethan: With Hex’s magic and our armed forces, it’s the only way we’re going to be able to stop the Teotls.
[Hex whipped out a magic wand.]
Hex: Indeed. I just need to wave my magic wand and make all the bad gods go away.
Hex: No you buffoon! I just need to shred him into air particles and wipe him out with one of my spells. Although, I would need you to give me some time before I can unleash my spell at this Huitzilo you speak of.
Ethan: And as for the Omni-Splicers, we just need to capture them. If we can gather them all in one spot, I can use the set the Omnitrix to capture them, just like I did with Ghoulseye.
Hex: There won’t be a need to gather them. My senses are telling me they’re all at San Francisco as we speak.
Naomi: Yeah, we saw one of the Splicers attacking downtown just about an hour ago.
Lieutenant Steel: Ethan, I’m not sure if this is the best course of action.
Ethan: We need to do this, Lieutenant. It’s the only way we can stop Huitzilo.
Hex: Yes, because a powerless Ethan would mean the end of the world… Oh wait, it already is! Haha!
Ethan: You know, you’re really starting to get on my nerves.
Lieutenant Steel: Alright, we’ll go with your plan. But should it fail-
Ethan: Then that’s another failure we can add to my record.
Alice: Glad you came back to your senses, Ethan.
[She kissed him on the cheek. The two hugged.]
Ethan: Well, I didn’t want to lose you, so-
Alice: Seriously? Ethan, you won’t lose me that easily.
[As Ethan smiled, Hex began gagging in the background, leading for Ethan and Alice to turn to him with annoyed faces.]
Hex: Let’s just get on with it!
Lieutenant Steel: Everybody suit up. I want you all down by the hanger bay in no less than 15 minutes.
[Lieutenant Steel and the other soldiers began to leave the scene.]
Naomi: I’m coming too.
Hannibal: Naomi, it’s too-
Naomi: Yeah, yeah I get it. It’s too dangerous. But I wanna avenge Granny’s death too! And I don’t want the Teotls to take anymore from me.
Hannibal: [Deep breath] Okay.
[The scene shifted as the group exited the stairway as they made their way toward the elevator.]
Terence: I can’t believe we have to go and fight these monsters.
Nikki: Hey, Hannibal and I have been doing it all day.
Hannibal: Yeah, it’s not as easy as it looks.
Terence: Ugh, great. I am so not looking for to-
[As the group walked down the doorway. They spotted May waiting for them.]
Alice, Terence: May?!
[Alice rushed over to May, while the rest followed along. Terence tried his best to look away.]
Alice: Oh my gosh, May! What are you doing here?
May: I was evacuated here, along with some of the other Horizons class. Cassie and Alexia are here too.
Alice: Are they?
May: Yeah, they’re okay. But uh, actually, do you guys mind giving me a moment alone with Terence.
Alice: Oh, yeah.
Nikki: Good luck, Terence.
[The group walked past him as Terence approached May.]
Terence: So I guess you now know where I work, huh.
[They were silent.]
Terence: Listen, I’m sorry about everything. I should’ve told you about this sooner, and all I thought about was protecting you. But seeing as you're here, I guess I never really did a good job, huh.
May: You were only doing what you thought was right. Which it wasn’t… But regardless, I think I have a better understanding of why you work for him.
Terence: …Actually, he works for me.
May: Really?! [Eyes sparkle up]
Terence: And if it weren’t for me, he would be dead more times than I can count.
Ethan: Why, I outta…
Alice: Just, let him have this one.
Terence: Look, uh May. I promise going forward, I’ll stop trying to protect you from things, and I’ll be more honest with ya. Are we cool?
May: ...Yeah, we’re cool. Just promise me you all will come back safe, okay?
Terence: I promise, I’ll try.
Nikki: C’mon, man! Let’s get a move on.
Terence: [Hollering] Alright, I’m coming! [Turns to May] See you later, May!
May: See ya. [Smiled]
[Terence caught up to the elevator.]
Nikki: Man, you two really know how to take your time.
Terence: [Snickers] Shut up.
[We cut to May who smiled at the group as they entered the elevator offscreen. We cut to Ethan, Alice, Terence, Hannibal, Nikki and Naomi standing aligned inside a dark green moving elevator with light green circular lights surrounding the room. As different colored suits swiftly surrounded Ethan, Terence, Alice and Naomi’s entire bodies, solid metallic armor began forming around the suits. Nikki tapped her watch as a black and orange suit also formed around her. Armor formed around Naomi’s chest as suddenly gloves formed around her hands.]
Naomi: Whoa… do you do this a lot?
Hannibal: We sure do.
[Hannibal placed his mask on, as we zoomed out to notice he was formed in his Exosuit. Hannibal then flexed his arm, as his arm was all charged up, Hannibal’s palms glew with a bright blue light. We cut to metallic armor formed onto Alice’s shoe and she tapped her foot a couple times. We zoom out from Ethan as the armor finished forming, to zoom further out to reveal everyone was completely armored. Ethan raised his arms up and struck a pose.]
[We cut to the group’s footsteps as they each left the elevator one by one. We cut to outside where multiple ships began taking off. The group was entering one of the rams that lead to their ship. A’taenda called out for Ethan.]
[Ethan turned back to notice A’taenda was standing from below.]
A’taenda: You know what to do?
Ethan: Yeah, I do.
A’taenda: Atta boy.
[Ethan turned back around and ran up the ramp. Their ship floated in the air as they flew up into the night sky and zoomed off. The song ended.]
[The scene shifted to the helicarriers making their way towards San Francisco through the clouds. We cut to inside one of the ships where Ethan was zoning out the window.]
Alice: You know, you do the zoning thing a lot.
Ethan: [Turns to her] Yeah, sorry. I’m just thinking about how we’re going to return the Splicers. I’ve never had to jump into a fight powerless before.
Alice: Well don’t worry, that’s why you’ve got us. And you still have your GLEE suit.
Ethan: Well I don’t know if that is enough, Alice! You’ve seen them! They’re far too powerful to fight! I’m… I’m just weak...
[Alice puts her hand on Ethan’s shoulder and gives him an affirming look.]
Alice: No, you’re not, and I’m not gonna let you think that. You’re E-10. You’ve saved people multiple times, and you’ve ended a world-ending event just like this one before! [Smiling, giving him a nod.] I believe in you.
[Before Ethan could make a comeback, Lieutenant Steel came into the room.]
Lieutenant Steel: [Clears throat] I know you wanna keep your chit-chat going, but we’re here.
[Alice stood up, and turned to Ethan, giving him her hand. His face went from sad to determined, and he took it. The scene cut to the ships landing and GLEE stepping out. They looked around to notice parts of San Francisco were on fire. The golden gate bridge was being attacked by AmpFibian. Other Splicers were rampaging through the hills and around town. We zoom out from the streets to see the flesh zombies were attacking downtown all together. We cut to the ship pulling down onto one of the main streets. The ramp opened as Ethan, Terence, Alice, Hannibal, Nikki, Naomi and Lieutenant Steel setting foot off the ramp. Hex floated down the ramp as Hypnotick phased out from the back and flew down beside the group. Other ships appeared as well.]
Naomi: They’ve really done a number on this city.
Hannibal: You can say that again.
[Deputive Reiny approached Lieutenant Steel.]
Deputive Reiny: Lieutenant Steel, all soldiers are accounted for.
[Lance approached them.]
Ethan: And Lance?! You guys came too!
Lance: And we’re armed and ready too. [Cocks gun]
Ethan: Alright! Now we have some serious firepower!
Nikki (Firefly): Guys, look!
[The flesh zombies began to approach the group. Some of them were walking while others were charging directly towards the group.]
Nikki (Firefly): It’s the flesh zombies!
[Suddenly one of their heads exploded and it was revealed Lance was firing at the zombies.]
Lance: They’ve must’ve known we were coming!
Lieutenant Steel: Which means Huitzilo must know we're here.
Ethan: Which makes this all the more exciting doesn’t it? Okay, team…
[We zoom out from Ethan to the group as they stood aligned, armed and ready. The song shifted.]
Ethan, Alice, Hannibal, Terence, Nikki: It’s Action Time!
[Ethan, Alice, Hannibal, Terence, Nikki and Naomi jump out towards the flesh zombies. Ethan charged up his fist as his veins were covered in energy. Ethan unleashed a powerful blow, sending a few of the flesh zombies back. Before another group could resume further, Terence blinded them with a white light.]
Terence: Don’t think so!
[Alice charged in with a battle cry and she raised her energy sword, then sliced the flesh zombies in half. They exploded and Alice resumed forward. We cut to Nikki soaring through the air as she fired electricity at the flesh zombies. The zombies exploded as Hannibal jumped in, realizing more were approaching him. Hannibal raised his arms and fired energy blasts, destroying the group of zombies.]
Hannibal: Naomi, how ya’ doing?
Naomi: Uh… how do you work this armor?!
Hannibal: Just shoot!
[Naomi accidentally fired an explosive energy blast which obliterated the zombies. The dance recoiled Naomi, sending her backwards into a flesh zombie. Naomi screamed and Hannibal blasted the zombie off her, then helped her up.]
Naomi: Guess I need more practice huh?
[We cut to Hypnotick swinging the flesh zombies around with his tongue and it released the zombie into a group of other zombies. This made the flesh zombies mash into each other and became a pile of flesh, laying on the ground. We cut back to Lieutenant Steel, Deputive Reiny, Lance, and another group of squad members firing at the flesh zombies.]
Deputive Reiny: They just keep coming at us in circles. What do we do?
[Hex floated from behind the squad and into the air with his palms covered in a red aura.]
Hex: Well, if you want something done right? You’ll have to do it yourself!
[Hex fired the red aura and made it rain energy blasts from the sky. This destroyed the army of flesh zombies around the group. Meanwhile in other parts of the city, the Omni-Splicers gathered in different directions were intrigued by the red light and made their way towards it. We cut to Huitzilo standing at the top of a building as the red light attracted his attention.]
Huitzilo: He must be here…
[We cut back to the group as the streets were clouded in smoke. The fog lifted as Hex flew back towards the group.]
Hex: I believe a thanks is in order?
[Hex flew away from the group and laughed maniacally as he continued to fire more blasts at the zombies.]
Deputive Reiny: He sure is something.
Lieutenant Steel: Agreed. Orion Squad, keep moving. I have a call I need to make.
[Lieutenant Steel’s squad went moving north and before he could press a dial on his phone, he was called out to by a voice.]
Lieutenant Steel: Forever Knight. [Turns back]
Forever Knight: I don’t recommend calling any more soldiers for reinforcements. That Clode~Hinc beast has made itself an army that they will have to take care of. I shall assist you in destroying the Teotls, instead. No aliens should be the cause to the death to humanity.
Lieutenant Steel: You tried that the last time. That hadn’t really worked out.
Forever Knight: I have a plan.
Lieutenant Steel: Right, like you tried to destroy them the first time? Like how you thought possessing an armor would work? And how you allowed this to destroy one of the closest things I had to a son.
Forever Knight: I tried to stop him from going down this path.
Lieutenant Steel: Then why did you push him?
Forever Knight: Believe me, its not because it's what he would've wanted, but at the time I felt that our force was strong enough to stop him. I was wrong.
Lieutenant Steel: So what do you plan to do?
Forever Knight: Just trust me on this one.
Lieutenant Steel: Okay, but don’t make me regret this.
[The scene shifted to Ethan charging his legs as he sprung into the air. His fists were charged with energy as he continued to bounce around, punching every flesh zombie in his path. To Ethan’s surprise, something pounced him into the ground. Ethan flew backwards and was trapped by a vicious mutated Wildmutt as it roared at him. Suddenly, an electrical blast threw Wildmutt away from him as Ethan turned over to notice the blast.]
Nikki (Firefly): Bad dog!
[Nikki ran over and helped Ethan up.]
Nikki (Firefly): I’ll deal with Wildmutt. You go try and stop Huitzilo!
Ethan: That was the plan!
[Ethan ran down the street as Ghoulseye floated before Ethan.]
Ethan: Uh oh…
[Ghoulseye latched onto Ethan, as he struggled until he activated his comm. link.]
Ethan: Lieutenant! I think I could use a little help here?!
Lieutenant Steel: Agreed. I think it’s time to let my team in on the action.
[Lieutenant Steel pulled out a device from his pocket and pressed a button. We cut into the sky as a helicarrier appeared above the city. A latched open from down below as six figures jumped out, wearing parachutes. We cut to Nikki trying to dodge Wildmutt’s toxic blasts as she looked up to notice the figures.]
Nikki (Firefly): Wait, is that?!
Fistrick: WHAT’S UP, BROS!!!
Apollo: You look like you could use some help!
[Rose was hanging onto Phoebe.]
Rose: Whoo! Yeah! This is fun!!!
[It had appeared that Galena, Rose, Phoebe, Fistrick, Apollo and Tattooed Man were flying down from the sky. Tattooed Man looked down to notice Ethan was being grabbed by Ghoulseye.]
Tattooed Man: DON’T HURT MY NEW FRIEND!!!
[Tattooed Man unleashed a wave of energy, breaking free from his parachute and went charging towards Ghoulseye. Tattooed Man unleashed an energy eagle as it went soaring towards him and Ghoulseye.]
Ethan: NO-NO-NO-NO-NO, NO!
[It unleashed an explosive energy blast. A red energy dome was surrounded by Ethan.]
Rose: I got you, Mr. E-10!
[Rose sat Ethan down, as the others approached Ethan.]
Ethan: Thank you, Rose.
Rose: You’re welcome.
Phoebe: Are you alright?
Ethan: Yeah, I am. Glad you could come.
Phoebe: We’re happy to help.
[A mutated Four Arms approached the group.]
Fistrick: You ruined my entire operation!
[Fistrick grabbed a pair of energy guns from his pocket and fired at Four Arms as the two collided into each other.]
Phoebe: Don’t worry, I’ll help you!
[Phoebe sprouted a few vines from the ground as they went flying towards their fight. Suddenly the vines were sliced in half as a mutated XLR8 appeared before the two. XLR8 rammed into Phoebe and sent her flying back.]
Rose: DON’T HURT MY SISTER!!
[Rose slowed down XLR8 as XLR8 tried to run as fast as he could. XLR8 glanced over to the sky to notice a red lightning strike appeared from the air. This sent XLR8 backwards. We cut to the cloud of smoke fading away as Tattooed Man stood out with his tattoos full of energy.]
Tattooed Man: I’ve been waiting to do this to you for two years!
[Ghoulseye flew up from the fog and Tattooed Man unleashed a train at him. Ghoulseye swirled in circles to dodge the train. Ghoulseye attempted to grab Tattooed Man until he unleashed energy boxing gloves, smacking Ghoulseye away from him. We cut to Galena running down the road.]
Galena: Alright, who do I fight?!
[Galena turned over to notice Diamondhead attacking a group of soldiers.]
Galena: Well, alright!
[Galena smashed the ground as energy came barreling towards Diamondhead. Diamondhead turned to notice the blast and absorbed it. Diamondhead opened his mouth, preparing to charge an attack.]
Galena: Of course...
[Diamondhead unleashed an electrical sonic wave, sending Galena backwards, as she screamed from the top of her lungs. We cut to Terence as he continued to blast the flesh zombies as they exploded and hit the ground.]
Terence: Alright, who else wants a piece of me today?!
[Goop came slithering towards Terence.]
Terence: It had to be the disgusting one…
[Goop slithered towards Terence and tripped him off to the ground.]
[Goop went towards Terence’s face as it roared at him. Terence flashed a bright light and blinded Goop, as it covered his face. Terence looked up and grabbed onto its UFO. Terence went searching for a switch.]
Terence: Come on! There has to be an off switch on this thing?!
[Goop turned over and gave him a stern glare.]
Terence: Uh oh.
[Goop’s Anti Gravity Projector floated in the air and began spinning in circles, which resulted in Terence following its orbit. We cut to Heatblast and Hex flying in the skies as they each had energy charging through their palms.]
Hex: What are you supposed to be? Some sort of eagle straight from the depths of hell?
[Heatblast unleashed a flamethrower and Hex dodged the attack.]
Hex: If so, I’ll have you know that not even you can withstand my hellfire!
[Hex unleashed a large energy blast, which sent Heatblast back. We cut to Four Arms and Fistrick clenched into each other's' fists. Four Arms used his other two arms to smack him from below, sending Fistrick back. Fistrick grabbed an explosive from his pocket and slapped it onto Four Arms’ chest. It exploded and sent Four Arms backwards.]
Fistrick: Don’t mess with me, bro.
[The scene shifted to the mutant Lodestar throwing Apollo back into the ground. Lodestar sent many magnetic objects headed his way and Apollo screamed a sonic wave to destroy all objects flying to him.]
Apollo: I hate Biosavartians...
[The scene shifted to Zerox firing energy blasts from his mouth, as Hannibal and Naomi jumped over to dodge the attack, then hid for cover.]
Naomi: I thought Zerox was the easiest one to fight?!
Hannibal: Apparently not.
[Zerox screeched as he looked over at the damage toy shop. Zerox scanned a group of monster trucks hanging out, then popped out a batch of them from his tubes. The monster trucks changed appearance as it grew triangular eyes and large mouths. The monster trucks went flying towards their direction. Hannibal jumped out and ran towards the trucks.]
Hannibal: I got these guys!
[The monster trucks were driving in circles around Hannibal. Hannibal blasted the toy monster trucks as each of them exploded one by one until they were completely gone. We cut to Naomi looking at the fight to notice Zerox was gone.]
Naomi: Wait, where’s…
[Zerox tackled Naomi to the ground as she screamed from the top of his lungs. While Zerox was drooling, Naomi created a burst of energy and sent Zerox flying off him.]
Hannibal: Nice job, Naomi.
Naomi: See, I can fend for myself.
[The song shifted.]
[We cut to Alice slicing through a group of flesh zombies. As the zombies were cut in half, Ethan was making his way down the street then collapsed to the ground. Alice noticed this and helped Ethan up.]
Alice: How are you holding up?
Ethan: I feel... like I’m... going to vomit.
[Alice swiftly let go of Ethan as he grabbed onto his knees and caught his breath.]
Ethan: I can’t find Huitzilo, and I can’t keep running around the city in hopes of trying to find him… I… I’ve been trying to think of how to stop him but… I can’t think of anything… I… I don’t know what to do…
Alice: It’s okay, Ethan. Just take it easy, I’m sure we’ll think of something.
Huitzilo: Actually, there won’t be a need for that!
[Huitzilo flew over and grabbed Alice.]
[Huitzilo flew above Ethan as Alice struggled for freedom.]
Huitzilo: See, I’ve been watching this fight for sometime. I have to say it’s been quite the entertainment. But you cannot stop me if you just plan to dive in and kill me. Allowing your judgement cloud your mind is the stupidest thing I’ve ever seen you do. Really Wellington, If you had a brain, you would’ve known there’s nothing you can do to stop me.
Ethan: Let her go, Huitzilo!
Huitzilo: Actually, I think I’m going to take her with me as I take the next town over. I hope you are to visit me once you’ve finally come up with an actual plan!
[Huitzilo laughed as he flew off with Alice. Ethan clenched his fist as energy soared through his fingertips and his legs.]
Ethan: Not yet… I won’t let you escape so easily!
[Ethan jumped into the air and bounced around the walls to catch up. Hutizilo glanced over to notice Ethan reaching toward them.]
Huitzilo: You think you can catch up to me?!
[Huitzilo increased his speed.]
Huitzilo: Omni-Splicers, retreat!
[The Omni-Splicers noticed their call and escaped from each of their battles. This knocked over Tattooed Man, then Fistrick. Goop ran away as Terence fell over from his UFO. Hex noticed Heatblast trying to escape as they each tried to meet up with Huitzilo.]
Hex: Where do you think you’re going, monster?!
[Hex caught up with Huitzilo to notice they were meeting at the golden gate bridge and pursued them. Meanwhile, Forever Knight and Lieutenant Steel tried taking down a rampaging AmpFibian. Forever Knight sliced off the energy off of AmpFibian’s arm. AmpFibian screamed and to their surprise, his arm grew back.]
Forever Knight: We can’t contain this creature any longer. We must eliminate it before it hurts other people.
Lieutenant Steel: We can’t until Ethan manages to return them into the Omnitrix.
Forever Knight: We don’t have time for that.
[Huitzilo appeared before the Forever Knight and Lieutenant Steel. They noticed Alice was caught and wrapped around him. Lieutenant Steel cocked his gun.]
Lieutenant Steel: Let her go, Huitzilo.
[Hex floated beside them.]
Hex: I agree. Coming from my experience alone, taking hostages is quite futile.
[Ethan managed to caught up with the group, and took deep breaths to notice the fight in front of him.]
Huitzilo: You think you can challenge true power?!
[Huitzilo unleashed a blast of air, sending Lieutenant Steel back. Hex used a spell to prevent from being flown back as the Forever Knight stabbed the ground with his sword to also prevent from flying back.]
Hex: True power? Oh, I’ll show you true power! Emocha Objectia!
[Hex unleashed red energy blasts. Huitzilo blocked them with a gust of wind. Forever Knight jumped over and dropped explosive energy maces towards Huitzilo. They exploded, but Huitzilo blew the smoke away as the damage did nothing.]
Alice: Agh, you think you could try not to obliterate me along with the process?!
Huitzilo: I’ve had enough of this.
[Huitzilo lifted Forever Knight and Hex into the air.]
Huitzilo: Your spells and your weapons do nothing to me!
[Hex teleported away from Huitzilo, then appeared behind him.]
Hex: Then perhaps I should step up my game! [Charging fists] Clearus Airus-
[Hex was stabbed by a diamond shard and was sent flying into the ground, covered in blood.]
Hex: Agh, what the hell… [Turns back]
[It was revealed the mutant Diamondhead had stabbed him as his hand transformed to normal. Alice and Ethan gasped. Huitzilo blew the Forever Knight back into the ground, and he was thrown into the ocean.]
Huitzilo: Let us move.
[AmpFibian was covered in pink electricity as he unleashed a dark purple portal surrounding AmpFibian. The other Omni-Splicers were sucked into the portal.]
Huitzilo: Say goodbye to your girlfriend.
[Huitzilo flew into the portal as Alice looked back.]
Alice: Ethan, hurry!
Ethan: I’M COMING!!!
[Ethan charged himself with energy as he threw himself towards the portal.]
Ethan: Agh, I won’t be able to make it in time...
[Ethan was pushed by a gust of wind. Ethan looked back to notice it was Hex's doing.]
Hex: Save your girl, Ethan.
[Ethan used the energy in his armor to give himself a stronger push and made it towards the portal.]
Hex: …Do it, before you lose her, like how I lost mine.
[A bright white light blinded the scene. The song ended. The light faded and Ethan found himself surrounded in a space realm.]
Ethan: What is this…
Huitzilo: The end for you.
[Ethan looked up to see the Omni-Splicers were standing beside Huitzilo, as he still had Alice held in his clutches. Alice struggled to break free, but did nothing.]
Huitzilo: While I can’t believe you managed to bring yourself into the void. It did you no good.
Ethan: Let her go, Huitzilo…
Huitzilo: You think you’re in any position to give me demands? Fool. Even if you tried to negotiate with me, it won’t do you any good. All of you are insignificant insects. Why do you still oppose me? Why do you continue to struggle through my army rather than submit? Wouldn't it be easier to just give away your life? Those who stand at the top determine what's wrong and what's right! Those without power, flee while you can. The tide will bring those of unmatched power and the New Era will begin!
[Ethan sprung his way toward Alice until she was blasted back by an energy blast. Ethan was sent back to where he was. It was revealed to be done by AmpFibian.]
Huitzilo: Do you really think it was going to be that easy to save your friend?
Ethan: Huitzilo… please… Haven’t you and your gods taken enough from me. Don’t take her too... please…
Huitzilo: Fool, the moment you brought her into this, you also made this about her. Everybody you brought into your battles, your friends, your transformations. You’ve made this about every single one of them. Now you get bare witness as I wipe out the rest of your kind as I conquer the universe!
Ethan: And you think taking the person I love away from me is going to do you any good?
Huitzilo: Yes, All your species do is take just like every other species does. You take people’s food, their drinking supplements, their lives! So what say I don’t do the same back?
Ethan: Huitzilo. I get where you’re coming from, but this isn’t the way to seek justice.
[Huitzilo laughed along with the other Omni-Splicers one by one. Ethan watched them laugh with fright in his eyes.]
Huitzilo: I’m doing this because it’s fun…
[Ethan flashed back to Tezca saying those exact words and killing her. We cut to the present where Ethan froze and fell to the ground.]
Ethan: You think it’s fun? Is that it… You think it’s fun to see me go through hell?!
Huitzilo: Yes. The moment that knight freed us from our prisons. We were set back up to conquer the universe, and to do so we needed all the power we could provide. Tlaloc and Tezca were just pawns, tools I needed to achieve what I wanted to acquire. It’s thanks to you I’ve acquired true power. I have control of your aliens, and your entire planet will soon belong to me. There’s nothing you can do that could possibly stop me.
[Huitzilo wrapped his fingers around Alice’s neck. Alice reacted with her eyes widened.]
Ethan: Don’t do this, Huitzilo!
Huitzilo: I gave you plenty of chances to escape and you disregarded them. Now you get to watch as I kill the one you love!
[Alice reached her arm out.]
Ethan: ALICE, NO!!!
[Ethan reached his arm out and everything paused for a moment. We cut to everything moving in slow motion until we found Ethan paused in a subconscious void.]
Ethan (Thoughts): It’s hopeless… What was I thinking… Thinking I could do anything, Thinking I could change anything… It’s hopeless… All I do is lose everything anyway, my family... my friends… my aliens… and now the woman that I love. Why did I ever think I could defy fate with just a stupid watch? Why do I always keep putting myself in these places? Do I like to see myself suffer? Well it doesn’t matter anyway, I’ve lost. There’s no point in even trying anymore. I spent all year trying to change everything just so I keep everything around me, just so I can make everybody happy. But it’s pointless, I’m a loser, I’m a failure, and now I’ve lost everything.
[Suddenly an image of Maria popped in Ethan’s head.]
Maria: No, you’re wrong.
[Ethan’s eyes widened as he saw Maria standing in front of him.]
Maria: It’s not over yet. You can still stop them.
Ethan: How? Huitzilo has all my aliens, he has Alice clutched in his hands. What am I supposed to do to change anything now? It’s pointless… I’m not fast enough to keep up with everything else, I’m not strong enough to endure anything… I’m just a waste of space.
Maria: No you’re not. You’re a human being just like everyone else.
[Figments of Hannibal, Terence, Naomi, Nikki, Lieutenant Steel, Alice, A’taenda, Hypnotick, Hex, Forever Knight, Tattooed Man, Fistrick, Apollo, Phoebe, Rose, Galena, Cassie, Alexia, May, and his family appeared alongside Maria.]
Maria: Sure things may look tough, but we’re all counting on you. We know you can do this.
Ethan: But Maria…
Maria: It’s like what you told me. You can do anything as long as you set your mind to it, as long as you don’t let anybody mess with your head, you can do anything. Believe me, Ethan. I know you can do this.
[The figments disappeared.]
Maria: Now go get him…
Ethan: Maria’s right. I may not know how to stop him, but I know that I can do this.
[A bright white light shone in front of him.]
Ethan: So what if I’m powerless, that doesn’t mean I’m just going to let him win and take everything from me. I know there’s more that I can do, there’s more than what I can do… The whole world is counting on me, and I can’t sit by and feel depressed anymore. I can’t let my past control me any longer. I can’t let my situations control me either. I have to save the people I love, no matter what it takes… I will stop you!
[We zoom out of Ethan’s thoughts as his eyes shined bright. We pan over to the Omnitrix as it was covered in green electricity. The song shifted.]
Omnitrix: ALIEN DNA SAMPLE ACQUIRED. DNA POD FILLED. SONOROSIAN DNA IS NOW AVAILABLE.
[Ethan noticed this with the core of the Omnitrix available. Ethan slammed down as green cracks began to surround his entire body.]
[The cracks exploded as Ethan’s body exploded as he became surrounded in a green light. Huitzilo and Alice turned to notice this.]
[The green light shone brighter as the other Omni-Splicers noticed this. Alice smiled as tears dropped.]
[The light faded as he was revealed to be in Echo Echo’s true form. Echo Echo zoomed towards Huitzilo and punched him back. Huitzilo was sent backwards as he freed Alice from his clutches. Alice screamed as she was falling towards the ground. Echo Echo grabbed Alice in time and sat her down.]
Alice: Ethan… how?!
[XLR8 rammed towards Echo Echo, as he caught XLR8 from his claws. Echo Echo tapped the Omnitrix symbol as it unleashed a yellow light surrounding XLR8 until it eventually absorbed him back into the Omnitrix. Echo Echo flew over as Heatblast tried to slash him with a scythe protrusion. Echo Echo dodged it, then tapped the Omnitrix again to absorb Heatblast back inside. Lodestar surrounded Echo Echo in a magnetic aura and sent Echo Echo his way to him. Echo Echo tapped the Omnitrix, then grabbed onto Lodestar and absorbed him back inside. This allowed him to break free from his magnetic containment. Echo Echo wooshed over as Ghoulseye fired arrows toward him. Echo Echo spun in circles and dodged left and right from the arrows. Echo Echo screamed a sonic wave at Ghoulseye, which sent him into the ground. Echo Echo absorbed Ghoulseye back inside as Goop tried to surround him. Echo Echo tapped the Omnitrix and absorbed Goop back in as well. Huitzilo stood up and noticed the fight.]
Huitzilo: NO, WHAT IS HAPPENING?! MY ALIENS! HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE?!
[Echo Echo flew towards Four Arms and they collided fists with each other. Four Arms smacked Echo Echo from his sides, then bashed him back with his own fists. This sent Four Arms back as he tried to charge on all eights toward him. Echo Echo flew up and screamed in his face, then hopped over his falling body and tapped the Omnitrix, which allowed him to absorb him back inside the Omnitrix. Diamondhead stomped his way over to Echo Echo as he noticed the largely sized Diamondhead standing before him. Diamondhead fired his own sonic waves as Echo Echo flew up his way to dodge the attack. Echo Echo flew up and screamed a giant soundwave which sent him falling towards the ground. The mutant Wildmutt tried running out of the way until eventually both Wildmutt and Diamondhead were down. Echo Echo tapped the Omnitrix and absorbed Diamondhead, then Wildmutt back inside.]
Huitzilo: GET HIM, ZEROX!
[Zerox shot a yellow laser which scanned Echo Echo’s entire body, unknowingly. Zerox created a copy of Echo Echo and the two collided fists with each other in the air. They flew around and bashed fists as fast as they could. Echo Echo duplicated an army of clones to the fake’s surprise. They unleashed a wall of sound which destroyed the fake Echo Echo. Zerox prepared another beam to fire, but Echo Echo dodged the attack. Echo Echo tapped his Omnitrix as he flew towards Zerox and screamed in his face. This created a smoke cloud until the fog faded, revealing Zerox was back inside. AmpFibian’s tendrills came swirling towards Echo Echo but he dodged the attack. Echo Echo flew up as AmpFibian had control of him, and swung him in circles. Echo Echo grew dizzy until he shook his head. Echo Echo created a larger number of clones and unleashed another Wall of Sound attack.]
Echo Echoes: WALL OF SOUND!
[AmpFibian held onto its head and grew dizzy. One of the Echo Echo’s clones tapped the Omnitrix and absorbed him back inside. Slowly, the realm began to fade away.]
Huitzilo: NO… MY REALM!
[Echo Echo grabbed Alice as the realm completely collapsed and faded out of existence. Echo Echo sat Alice down next to Lieutenant Steel.]
Lieutenant Steel: You’re alright!
[Huitzilo flew above the group.]
Huitzilo: You may have destroyed my Splicers and this realm. But your new form won’t hold on forever!
[Echo Echo created a stack of clones and they changed shape to a hammer-like weapon.]
Echo Echo: ECHO HAMMER!!!
[Echo Echo slammed his hammer into Huitzilo. This sent Huitzilo flying backwards until he caught himself in the air. Huitzilo flew towards Echo Echo as he did the same. Echo Echo and Huitzilo continued to strike blows at each other as they soared through the air.]
Huitzilo: Fool. You can’t stop me! I am Huitzilopochtli, the last and most powerful of my kind left! What makes you think you could stop a god?!
Echo Echo: By doing this!
[Echo Echo created an army of clones as they each struck blows from every corner.]
Huitzilo: STOP THIS! [Gets smacked.] STOP THIS AT ONCE! [Smacked again.] I AM YOUR GOD. YOU WILL ALL BOW DOWN TO ME!
Echo Echo: You’re not a god, you’re just a cheap knock-off one trick pony. Where I on the other hand...
[The Echo Echo’s surrounded him.]
Echo Echo: ...have one more trick up my sleeve! ECHO ECHO!!!
[Echo Echo unleashed a final wall of sound attack which made Huitzilo scream from the top of his lungs. Eventually we zoomed into his body as his particles began to explode. We zoom out as parts of Huitzilo’s body burst one by one.]
Huitzilo: WHAT IS THIS?! HOW ARE YOU DOING THIS?!
[His body continued to burst.]
Huitzilo: NO… STOP…
[The cracks reached toward his head.]
[Huitzilo’s body bursted until it eventually faded into particles and then disappeared. We cut out to parts of the city as the flesh zombies disappeared one by one. The other agents, and the group noticed this, as Rose reacted amazed as they turned to dust. We cut to Echo Echo flying back into the streets as Alice and Lieutenant Steel met up with Echo Echo. Echo Echo changed back into Ethan. Alice hugged tight onto Ethan.]
Alice: You did it, Ethan! I knew you could!
[Ethan hugged back. The song ended.]
Ethan: Yeah, I almost lost you there for a minute… I’m uh… glad you’re okay.
Alice: Yeah, you too.
Lieutenant Steel: What happened back there? I thought you said Echo Echo was gone for good.
Ethan: Yeah, I thought so too.
[A’taenda appeared below the group.]
A’taenda: I’m afraid I forgot to tell you this.
Ethan, Alice, Lieutenant Steel: A’taenda?!
A’taenda: When Echo Echo left the Omnitrix his body faded into particles due to his kind not being able to last very long in their true state. But apparently some of his particles fell onto the Omnitrix which allowed a tad bit of DNA left still intact. When I found this, I decided to refuel his DNA pod, but it would’ve taken some time before you could access Echo Echo again.
Ethan: Which explains why you gave me a new alien to take his place.
A’taenda: Correct. And right when you were fighting a being that only a Sonosarian could have killed, too.
[Electricity began to scatter around the Omnitrix.]
Ethan: What the-
A’taenda: Your Omnitrix can’t contain 11 aliens at a time, despite having over a million aliens stored inside. Which means…
[A’taenda hopped onto his leg, then jumped onto his wrist and removed the Omnitrix.]
A’taenda: I’ve got to take this back and do some repairs.
[A’taenda hopped off.]
Ethan: Great! When can I expect it back?
Ethan, Alice: What?!
A’taenda: This is the second time I’ve given you the Omnitrix and you allowed this to happen. I won’t let your or anybody else risk putting the entire universe in danger for a third time.
Ethan: But you said I was worthy?
A’taenda: And look at what you’ve done.
[We cut over to see the city covered in flames with areas covered in damage.]
A’taenda: Why should I allow you to keep bearing the Omnitrix, if you’re going to keep creating damage such as this?!
Alice: Now hold on. None of this is all Ethan’s fault, you caused these events to happen too, might I add.
A’taenda: What do you mean?
Alice: You were the one who wanted to explore the Omni-Splicers too, even when you suggested they would become Omni-Mutated monsters. So instead of removing them immediately, you allowed him to keep using them for your research. So this is also your fault.
A’taenda: Well I-
Alice: Not to mention, Ethan has saved the day nearly countless times and hasn’t given up on anybody as I bet many others would. I think not allowing Ethan to wield the Omnitrix would be the most selfish and stupidest thing you’ve ever done. And aren’t your species known for breaking and fixing things? Huh. I wonder how this is going to look on your permanent record.
A’taenda: AGH… Fine! Alright, fine! But I still have to take the Omnitrix back with me. I need some time to clean up the DNA pods now that your transformations are mutated. Expect a new set of 10 when I come back.
Ethan: Wait! Can I keep Echo Echo?
A’taenda: I don’t see why not. He’s not mutated like the others. Very well. Alright, I’m off to fix your watch! Until next time!
[A’taenda tapped the buckle on her belt, then transported away in a flash of blue light. The song shifted. The scene shifted back to the golden gate bridge as Hex stood up with his wound healed.]
Hex: I knew that would’ve taken some time to heal.
[Hex glanced over as he could see Ethan and Alice were laughing in the background. Hex smirked.]
Hex: To Be Continued…
[Hex transported away in a flash of red light.]
TWO WEEKS LATER...
[The scene shifted to two weeks later as we pan down to a beach with festival tents, tables and chairs surrounding a small area. The tables were gathered with food as people stood around with conversation. We shift over to see Hannibal, Nikki speaking to each other as Naomi was looking down. Hannibal walked over and pressed his hand on her shoulder. She looked and smiled, then joined the conversation. Fistrick, Tattooed Man and Apollo were making conversation by a punchbowl. We pan over to see Lieutenant Steel, Deputive Reiny in a cast, and Lance speaking to each other, then laughing. Galena and Phoebe were making conversation until Rose went up to hug her below. The scene shifted to Terence speaking with Hannibal until May gave Terence a surprise hug, as Cassie, Alexia and Alice approached them. Terence was annoyed from the hug as the girls laughed. Alice noticed Ethan had stepped away from the party and was sitting on a rock, staring at the ocean view. Alice approached Ethan and sat beside him.]
Alice: Hey, what are you doing out here?
Ethan: I’m just thinking.
Alice: About what?
Ethan: Just about how far we’ve come. I’ve never expected myself to become a superhero two years ago, and for over the past year I put everyone’s lives in danger, I’ve had to make dozens of sacrifices that I’m not proud of. It’s just… Now I question whether I’m good enough to be a superhero or to become this artist I want to be.
Alice: You are. Ethan, it’s because of those sacrifices that we’ve learned to become better people. And without that, we wouldn’t be the people who we are today. I say you are an amazing superhero so far. But as an artist, you still need to work on those proportions.
Ethan: Way to call me out like that out of the blue!
Alice: Hey, you’re the one who needs practice!
[The two laughed.]
Ethan: Yeah, you’re right. Alice, I’m sorry for everything I’ve done for the last year. Putting you in danger and waiting so long to tell you my feelings.
Alice: Don’t worry about it, I’ve held my feelings back from you too. You don’t have to apologize for anything.
Ethan: But I do. Alice, I almost lost you countless times this past year. To Maria, to that one guy and almost to Huitzilo. And I never want that to happen again. So starting now, I’m going to stand by your side and treat you better with the proper respect and love you deserve.
Alice: [Blushes] Thank you. [Waves hair] And Ethan, I promise you won’t lose me to someone ever again, even if you went flying halfway across the universe. I’ll still stand by your side no matter what.
[Ethan and Alice kissed each other on the lips for a moment until Nikki interrupted them.]
Nikki: Hey are you two done making out over there? Come on, join the party!
[Ethan and Alice looked over to see everybody was staring and waiting for them. Hannibal appeared next to Nikki, then Cassie, then Alexia, then May, and Terence.]
Cassie, Alexia: Wooo!!!
[May learned closer to Terence, who rolled his eyes. We cut back to Ethan and Alice blushed as she blushed.]
Alice: We better get moving.
[Ethan stood up and helped Alice up. Alice ran towards the group as Ethan stared at his wrist, now wearing a newly designed green Omnitrix on his wrist.]
Alice: Hurry up, Ethan!
[Ethan looked back up at the group.]
Ethan: I’m coming!
[Ethan ran over towards the group, and we zoomed out to a shot from the tents as Ethan reached his way towards everyone. The shot turned abstract.]
NEXT TIME... A NEW BEGINNING!
- The Chuptili arrives on Seattle's shore and Huitzilo begins his new world order.
- Ethan asks Hex for a favor, in return he bows never to bother him again.
- Naomi takes Maria's spot and joins the Galactic Law Enforcement Emissaries.
- Hannibal and Nikki no longer where the G.L.E.E. armors as they now wear their super suits going forward.
- Ethan, Alice, Hannibal, Terence, Nikki, Naomi, The Remedial Force, Lieutenant Steel, Deputive Reiny, Lance, the Forever Knight, and other S.A.C.T. operatives go up against Huitzilo and the Omni-Splicing Mutants.
- Huitzilo takes the Omni-Splicers, Alice into his dimension and Ethan follows him.
- Ethan overcomes his depression and fears when Alice's life is on the line.
- Ethan gains closure to Maria's death.
- Echo Echo is restored in the Omnitrix due to leaving a particle inside the Omnitrix before he was erased.
- The escaped Omni-Splicers are restored into the Omnitrix.
- Echo Echo defeats and destroys Huitzilo.
- A'taenda takes Ethan's Omnitrix to restore the DNA samples.
- Terence and May opens up and gets back together.
- Ethan bows never to let anyone harm Alice and admits his love for her.
- Ethan receives a new Omnitrix with a new set of 10.
- Naomi decides to avenge Granny Judith's death by joining Hannibal and the others to stop the Teotls.
- For a moment, Ethan sees a figment of Maria's conscious, and reminds him of what he told her about overcoming obstacles.
- Ethan overcomes from his fears and grief since Maria's death in Destination: St. Moritz and moves on.
- This is also the same depression Ethan used to hide from others since Season 1.
- Ethan Wellington
- Alice Lucinda
- Hannibal Lincoln
- Terence Ramon
- Nikki Beecher
- Maria Shamira (fantasy)
- Lieutenant Steel
- Naomi Lincoln
- May Cerise
- Cassie (cameo)
- Alexia (cameo)
- Professor Meechum (cameo)
- Dexter Ottoman (cameo)
- Forever Knight
- Hex (neutral)
The Remedial Force
- Echo Echo (first reappearance)
- The opening events of this episode are referenced to the original Ben 10 series, "Ben 10 vs Negative 10, Part 2" and Generator Rex's "Endgame, Part 2"
- Life by Rude-A is used as an insert song. (The Season 2 first ending)
- Sanbaki by Eir Aoi is used as an insert song.
- Stardust by Ito Kanako is used as an insert song.
- Catch the Moment by LiSA is used as an insert song. (The Season 2 opening)
- Ladybird Girl by The Pillows is used as an insert song.
- Various Pokemon Themes are used in this episode:
- A New Journey to Where Xerneas Is
- This episode is Part 3 of the 3 part E-10 special event "Catch the Moment"