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Gabriel sat in the seat of his new mobile suit. He reflexively tensed his left arm, as if doing so would ward off the unpleasant memories of a similar mobile suit he had used. “Time to see if this will do… Vidar…” he mused. Gabriel perched the dark mobile suit on top of a building overlooking a park inside of a colony. The streets were vacant, he almost swore he spotted a tumbleweed drifting through a road. “These programmers have a sick sense of humor…” he muttered disgustedly.

He didn’t have to wait long, his radar beeped, telling him his opponent had arrived. “Creed told me you were good!” He said more to himself, a thin smile tracing the EL Diver’s lips. “Let’s see if the old man was right?” Vidar pulled out its’ rifle and took aim at the approaching machine, he took careful aim and squeezed the trigger, sending a volley to his opponent. 

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Shin locked in the freshly built unmodded Exia 7 Swords unit and loaded into GBN. He has been waiting for today. Creed set him up with a fight and everyone knew Shin loved his fights. As he appeared in the cockpit of the unit shin smiled locked himself in and began the launch sequence

"Shin Gundam Exia, Eradicating Target!" 

It took off flying with great speed and mobility. The overall design and even its power unit was one of Shin's favorites but lately he wanted to experiment and make his own to rival the actual units. But today was not about that today was all about a stock fight. He was worried about Exia being able to handle him but that was part of the fun. Without anything else he heard the com transmission and then a volley was fired at him right as he and the Exia reached radar range. Luckily he was able to dodge the volley but the fact the battle just begun without the need to hold back made him excited. Transforming his GN beam rifle into it's Rifle mode Shin fired his own volley of shots but his shots where planned he wanted them to be dodged so he could funnel the unit into a corner so he could strike. 

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As the pink bolts came raining down at him; Vidar leapt up towards the lower gravity in the middle of the colony, towards the Exia. Gabriel was trying to make heads or tails of the ploy. “I expect better from you…” he mused.

The left hand reached down to draw out the appropriate pistol, so he now dual wielded the pistol and rifle together. A blast from the beam rifle hit him squarely, but it did little more than slow Vidar down for a brief moment. Nanofilament, he silently thanked as he got much closer. He didn’t want to get within sword range per say, but rather just close enough to make it uncomfortable to dodge any bullets.

Vidar closed the gap and flared off its’ thrusters to try and keep the desired distance (roughly the length of the Ptolemaios). He leveled both guns at Exia and opened up with a barrage. Gabriel wasn’t ambidextrous so he focused both weapons at Exia’s chest. For every single shot from the rifle the pistol barked off two smaller rounds. “just go down!” he grumbled impatiently. He tried to keep Vidar towards the weightless middle of the colony while aiming at the Exia.

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Shots were fired, thrusters flared and the hail of beam and rifle fire all excited shin more than anything, but having a predictable opponent was a bit disappointing. Using the Exia's high maneuverability he was able to dodge and block many of the shots but not all. Some  damage to his left shoulder and right leg but nothing serious.

 

However since Shin was able to nudge his enemy in the right point one of his GN Daggers snapped to the Exia's hand, and with a bit of speed and just the right line of sight the dagger left the units hand flying toward the shoulder join of the right arm. Once did that Shin pushed the unit to quickly close the gap. Doing his best to slash the unit with his GN Blade but also get the dagger back. He had only a fraction of a section to close the gap and reach his target but he was sure he could. Hoping that his plan and the dagger would cause just enough to let him get in.  

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Despite himself Gabriel did flinch as the GN dagger flew in. Still the weapon was little more than an inconvenience thanks to his armor. A loud thump could be heard as the beam weapon thudded into his right shoulder but the weapon simply dropped wanting nothing to do with the Nanolaminate material.

“There it is!” Gabriel cried as the Exia darted in for a stroke of the GN blade. Vidar reacted by kicking up high with its’ left foot, blade extended, to parry the move from the Exia. As he tried to block the enemy blade with his own foot blade he angled his 110 mm rifle to do a point blank shot at the center mass of the Exia. Sensing their momentum was sending them back into the ground of the colony, Gabriel wasted no time in firing his rifle. “Dodge this!” 

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