A.E. Tribute-2: Apex of Power
The full midnight moon is but a candle compared to the illumination of my power. The thick fog of dust dissipates, showing chunks of destroyed trees that litter the ground around me and a massive crater beneath my feet. I look down and see the battered and broken body of my greatest rival, Gouken my brother, I have won. "Akuma you monster, what have you done?", Gouken's cub shouts in anger as he runs toward his death at my hands. "Come little pup and learn the meaning of power!"
For years, I've stood in the shadows and watched as Gouken trained the young one to forsake the hidden power inside him and for years I've waited for the perfect time to strike, tonight Ryu will embrace the Satsui no Hadou or die. I reach down and grab Gouken by his lifeless neck, Ryu stops his advance and anger fills his face as I toss the body behind me and it lands on a bare leafless branch of one of the few remaining tre