(EAW intro plays.)

(A recap for last week’s Grand Rampage 2022 is shown, specifically from the Dynasty side of things: Dynasty’s own Dr. Bethany Blue teams with Ms. Extreme to face IDOL-GUN, and it’s then that Bethany and Ms. Extreme win in quick fashion with the ending being Hikari Kanno brutally betraying Miku Sakai. Representing Dynasty, Joso advances to the finals of the New Era Classic Tournament beating out Aurora Monroe. Alongside that Harley Lewis beats Caroline to advance to the finals of the tournament as well. Xander Payne and SOSA Henderson finally meet one another in the ring, with SOSA winning and getting attacked by Mr. DEDEDE to end it. Ximena Velasquez then brings the Specialists Championship to Dynasty, beating the Champion Harper Lee. Andre Walker then successfully defends his Championship against Scott Diamond. Andrea Valentine continues to reign as Universal Women’s Champion, beating Cameron Ella Ava. Then for the World Heavyweight Championship, The Visual Prophet successfully defends against Cage which is the last shot seen before the recap fades to a complete black.)

(Friday Night Dynasty opens up from its introduction video into the arena, where a fireworks display goes off around the entrance stage! “P.A.T.” by Denzel Curry plays into the arena over the sound of a roaring crowd that the cameras capture in long sweeps over the sea of EAW fans that fill the stands, and they raise signs that display support for their favorite Dynasty Elitists, show off EAW merchandise that they own; the energy of the audience is undeniable! The cameras cut away from the roaring crowd and down to the commentary area, where Stew-O welcomes the viewers at home with a welcoming smile.)

Stew-O: Welcome to another edition of-

Jake Mercer: The best show that EAW has running! Who can compete with us like this on our level?! No one! #DynastyBetter

Flannery McCoy: :wow:!!!

Stew-O: And we’re coming off a sensational Grand Rampage event from over the past weekend! There was so much action that I don’t even know where to begin!

Flannery McCoy: Too true! There was The Visual Prophet retaining his World Heavyweight Championship over Cage, Andrea Valentine defeating Cameron Ella Ava to keep the Universal Women’s Championship, Andre Walker and SOSA Henderson defeating Scott Diamond and Xander Payne respectively, and Ximena Velasquez FINALLY getting her hands on Harper Lee to become the Specialists Champion! We could dive into all that right now, but we’re already gearing up toward Battle of Egypt and it’s looking to be just as promising of an event as Grand Rampage!

Stew-O: It’s certainly looking like Pain for Pride season is in full effect as things continue to fall into place, and while Battle of Egypt: Alexandria Falls is just around the corner, there’s still an exciting Dynasty coming everyone’s way tonight! The Visual Prophet and Andre Walker are coming face to face, we’ve got Iconic Cup action, New Era Classic developments to witness, Ximena settling into her reign, and so much more!

Jake Mercer: Nobody’s out here doing it like us!!!! 😤😤😤 But we’re kicking things off with the Universal Women’s Champion, Andrea Valentine, coming off her win over Cameron Ella Ava at Grand Rampage! I can say that I absolutely NEVER doubted her, and I hope she acknowledges that in her celebratory speech here in a matter of moments! Let’s get to it!!!

(“Roll With Me” by Charli XCX begins to play and the crowd erupts into cheers for Andrea as she makes her way out from the back and into view on the stage with the Universal Women’s Championship raised! After a moment of taking in the reception of the EAW Universe, she starts down the ramp with a microphone visible in her other hand.)

Stephie Love: Please welcome to the ring at this time, the Universal Women’s Champion…. ANDREA VALENTINE!!!!!!

Stew-O: Andrea Valentine and Cameron Ella Ava met in a one-on-one match at Grand Rampage for only the second time ever, this time with major Pain for Pride implications at stake as one of them would leave with the Universal Women’s Championship and await the winner of the Ladder Match that’ll take place at Battle of Egypt – and we know now that Andrea is one of the women set for the match thanks to her victory!

Flannery McCoy: She’s certainly got plenty to be proud of as she heads toward the biggest event of the year and she knows it, coming to the ring with a smile on her face! She’s definitely worked her way through a lot to be in this position, and now she’s already anticipating another big challenge that’ll be coming her way – there’s no denying that whoever becomes the number one contender to the Universal Women’s Championship at Battle of Egypt will be ready to bring all they’ve got!

Jake Mercer: It’s definitely a tough field to consider! Plenty of accomplished women in that match who would love to get their hands on the Championship that Andrea is currently holding, and none of them are going to leave it up to debate if they gave it their all or not! She’ll definitely have her hands full with whoever wins!

(Andrea finishes walking up the steps at the corner of the ring and carefully steps through the ropes to get into the ring, walking around with the Championship she has raised for just a moment before coming back to the middle of the ring. “Roll With Me” fades out and Andrea looks around with a grin at the cheering audience.)

Andrea Valentine: Grand Rampage was something special for me for a number of reasons and any guesses being because of what it meant for myself and Cameron to be facing off again since our first match, the fact that I was going in as a two-time World Champion against someone as accomplished as her, or that it had to do with me solidifying my spot in my second Pain for Pride main event, then it’d all be absolutely true! 😁 I’d been so set on reaching this point in my career again where I was back on top, where I accomplished something as big as this for myself after everything that I found myself going through, that it’s so assuring to see that my work has gotten me this far. Competing against Cameron was always going to be something that I would be looking forward to on any occasion, but defeating her had to be the result that came about in the end when I had my own goals and ambitions to make good on.

Andrea Valentine: I told Cameron that after I beat her when we were both the EAW World Champion and the Answers World Champion that I would do it again, and that this time I’d be the only one leaving with a Championship – and I did that. 😍 I made sure that I would be the woman going into Pain for Pride as the Universal Women’s Champion, I’m going into that main event with this Championship – all that’s left now is to see just which woman in that Ladder Match at Battle of Egypt is going to end up in the position of trying to challenge me for my title. Sienna Jade, Kassidy Heart, Astraea Jordan, Amber Keys, Madison Kaline, and Sheridan Muller – I’d be ready to take on whatever the challenge is or could be knowing that I can bring everything I know I’d have to to win. And I could go on and on about that… but I think I’d rather have them all in the ring to say it to their faces knowing that they’re all here! 😌 So, why don’t we bring out Kassidy Heart to start?

(“Monster” by Kanye West begins to play and Kassidy arrives with a micrphone looking down into the ring, coming down the ramp with her sights focused on Andrea. The two of them stare each other down before Kassidy enters the ring. “Unfuckwithable” by Deez Nuts comes blaring into the arena and things don’t die down as Sienna makes her way out appearing as confident as usual, eventually setting her sights on the women in the ring.)

Stephie Love: Please welcome to the ring, SIENNA JADE!!!!

(Sienna joins Andrea and Kassidy in the ring, the Jaded Hearts welcoming each other after Sienna passes by the Champion with a long stare at the title and then Andrea herself. “Party Goin Dumb” by Rico Nasty begins to play and Astraea comes out hyping the crowd to get even louder!)

Stephie Love: Next, ASTRAEA JORDAN!!!!!

(Astraea is greeted by Andrea with a smile, far more welcoming than what she gets from Kassidy and Sienna. But Astraea hardly appears bothered as she takes a spot when “Amerika” by Rammstein takes over and Sheridan Müller makes her way down to the ring.)

Stephie Love: SHERIDAN MÜLLER!!!

(Sheridan doesn’t pander to the crowd and enters the ring, not appearing fazed as she meets Andrea’s eyes and then the rest of the women. She nods to Astraea and stands beside her just as “Woo” by Rihanna takes over, and Madison and Amber make their way out.)

Stephie Love: And of The Queen’s Court, MADISON KALINE AND AMBER KEYS!

(While Amber wears a cocky smirk, Madison glares into the ring as she has her focus on Andrea. Madison starts down the ramp ahead of Amber and the two of them eventually enter the ring, with each of them standing a considerable distance away from the other Ladder Match competitors. Even now, the presumed alliances appear to be clear.)

Andrea Valentine: Great! Now that we’re all here, I’d like to start things off and let each of you know that I’m not here to stir the pot and cause any mistrust, issues or whatever among any of you. After all, some of you seem pretty capable of causing any drama if necessary all on your own if need be if what we all saw go down on the Diamond District is any indication! 😅 That said, I’m just here to be upfront with all of you. I haven’t gotten a chance like this before now to really have every possible contender in front of me, but now that I do, I’d say it’s better to do it this way to let you all know that I’m expecting every last one of you to put it all on the line at Battle of Egypt… and do it all to lose at Pain for Pride.

(Disagreements come from the other women and Andrea gives an understanding nod, a smirk on her face as she clearly didn’t expect anything less.)

Andrea Valentine: I get it, I get it – none of you would really think that you’re going to lose at Pain for Pride and I have to say that I wouldn’t want to face anyone there who thought differently. I mean, what the fuck would even be the point in all this then, right? But I haven’t come as far as I have just to lay down and lose. I’ve been set on going into Pain for Pride and having cemented my legacy in EAW as one of the greatest this division has ever seen. Being in here with other women who’ve done that for themselves one way or another also, makes the stakes for Pain for Pride just that much bigger, that much grander – and I know that I want everything that comes with it to be able to say that it was me who made that much more history for myself.

Andrea Valentine: But I can’t talk about historic achievements without pointing out that, Kassidy, you’re one of the most accomplished of the modern era and a recently named Hall of Fame inductee. We both came a long way from talking shit about each other going into some Terminus tag team match, and that’s why if it’s the two of us who end up in that ring at Pain for Pride this year together, I’m gonna use it to show what I’ve done for myself. I see myself as every bit as deserving of a Hall of Fame induction and if there was any doubt about that, it’d be getting put to rest at Pain for Pride where I’d prove I can be even better.

Kassidy Heart: Better than me? Really? I don’t think you really understand just what that all implies if you even want to think to even go there. I mean, I don’t know if it’s your win over Cameron or the title you have – but just think about what you’re saying. With all the records I’ve broken and set, the history I’ve made, the accomplishments that so many of you in this entire company just don’t match up with at all – I don’t think you really want to go getting into that kind of argument with me, Andrea.

Andrea Valentine: I don’t see why not. I’m tackling anything that ends up in front of me and you’re no exception. I’m not gonna downplay what importance you have to this Championship I have now and the challenge you’d be, that’s not something I’d think to do – the same way I know that Sienna here is just as integral to this Championship herself.

(Andrea turns her attention to Sienna, who looks Andrea up and down anticipating what she could possibly have to say.)

Andrea Valentine: You had your part in expanding the women’s division and you’re undeniably successful in your own right, you’ve got accomplishments and achievements I’m sure you’ll be reminding everyone of next week – so I know what you can do. We’ve never gone one-on-one but to do it for the first time ever at Pain for Pride, I know it’d be a significant match and one that I’d be sure to win. I know you’ve dealt with plenty of people saying Kassidy surpassed you and now you’d be in her shadow-

Sienna Jade: Uh, excuse you?! Her shadow?! Did everyone forget what part I played in the history of just about almost every woman in this ring right now?!

Andrea Valentine: I’m just saying. 🤷‍♀️ But in a match that I have no doubt you’d want to use to show that you still have that same shine, but that effort to stand out now over everything working against you wouldn’t be enough against me when I’m at this point. As one of the women who helped usher in the Universal Women’s Championship at Pain for Pride a few years ago, I wouldn’t turn down the opportunity to deny you the chance to hold it at the same event. As the last Women’s World Champion, you beat two women in this ring right now to hold it.

Sienna Jade: I sure did! I bet they both still get in their feelings about it every time they see me, too! 😜

Andrea Valentine: One of them was Astraea Jordan, who’s returned herself! Astraea, you and I don’t have some heated, insanely intense history or rivalry where we were at each other’s necks trying to practically put the other out of action. But you know as well as I do it’s about winning first and foremost. I can think back to when I’d just come back to EAW and actually started trying to find some real footing, you’d gotten a whole lot more hype and support around the same time before finding your ceiling. Beating you now, it wouldn’t be because I’m bitter or hold some kind of grudge over any of it – it’d be showing what me coming this far has done for me.

(Astraea nods not seeing any harm or disrespect in what Andrea had to say, Astraea then raising her microphone.)

Astraea Jordan: I hear you, Andrea, but I’m set on getting my Pain for Pride moment with a World Championship and you know that whether it was you or Cameron wasn’t gonna matter to me. People thought I was done and I wouldn’t be back to show what I can do all this time later, but here I am and I’m ready to get everyone pissed off like shit never changed when they see me win. I respect you more than what can be said for what respect I’ve got for plenty of these girls though, but because I respect you, I’d only ever do everything to make sure that I put you down and out to stand tall over you with that Universal Women’s Championship raised high in the air knowing I’d always get my moment.

Andrea Valentine: I get that, but with as long as I’ve been at it after you couldn’t get yours and left after that, my journey kept going and it’s still going now – and it’s far from being done with the Universal Women’s Championship. I’m not gonna shit on you or what you did for yourself, but if you can prove #AstraeaStillBetter to be true at Battle of Egypt, I’m gonna take Pain for Pride to show I’m just greater. And another woman with a tagline of her own here is Sheridan Müller. We only ever met in the ring once on Empire and you were gone shortly after, Sheridan. I’m sure it’s obvious that the division has changed, the competition is even greater – and it goes without saying that I’ve changed since then, too. You’ve worked your ass off since coming back, week after week, but no one you’ve been facing in exhibition matches is gonna give you the fight I can.

(Sheridan looks unmoved, but she’s not at all about to let anything go unsaid.)

Sheridan Müller: Then I’ll just make sure I get that fight at Pain for Pride by winning at Battle of Egypt. I’ve already shared some thoughts on the concept that we’re all going into to determine the contender, but if this is what it takes to separate myself from the pack and show what German Efficiency looks like on this kind of scale, who am I to turn down such an opportunity? I accomplished plenty in my past but this has been about the present and the future, and a Universal Women’s Championship match on an immense stage as advertised can certainly be within mine.

Andrea Valentine: That is until I’d put a stop to it. 🤭 I know you can be a force to be reckoned with, you’re a capable competitor and I wouldn’t underestimate you at all – but there’s no hesitation on my part when it comes to knowing I can be even better. I’ve seen what you can bring to the table and I’m letting you know now that for as solid as it may be, I’d take things even further. But speaking of taking things even further like she had to do at Reckless Wiring with her barbed wire bat… hi, Madison. 🙄

Madison Kaline: Still holding out on my rematch I see, bitch!

Andrea Valentine: Whatever. When it comes to you though, I don’t have a problem beating you another time if that’s what it comes to and I’m sure you know that, but do we really need to go there again? I’m not sure you need that on your conscience ahead of the match I’d be pushing us to have – the same match you’d end up losing – and I’m not sure how you’d end up handling that after the fact, but what I do know is that you’re not the opponent that I’m exactly looking for to headline the biggest show of the year against.

(Madison scoffs into her microphone, rolling her eyes while women such as Astraea and Sienna stifle laughs.)

Madison Kaline: You’re only saying that because I almost left you without a Championship, Andrea, and there’s no way around saying differently. I was your biggest challenge and you know that if I got another shot, you’d be embarrassed at Pain for Pride like you deserve to be – and I’m the woman who deserves to bring that on you! What I’ve done to be back and right the wrongs of my past, is far greater than whatever this reign of yours is supposed to be – a reign on top of success that you wouldn’t even have if I had actually been around.

Andrea Valentine: If that’s what gets you through the night. I can honestly say that when it comes to you and what I’m willing to do to ensure my success over you, you aren’t ready for that – whether I come through like I did over you at Reckless Wiring or like I would have at Bloodletter if it hadn’t been for your timely interference that was waiting in the wings. And one of them is right here with you, too! Hi, Amber. 🙂

(Amber flashes an insincere grin, clearly not having any remorse or regrets about her actions against Andrea during Empire.)

Amber Keys: Hi, Andrea. It’s been a while, huh? But that’s alright, because I see you’ve still got some fond memories of Bloodletter.

Andrea Valentine: Like when I was about to beat Madison but you and Cleo interfered because she couldn’t do it on her own? Good times! 🙃 But now that you’re back and with a chance for me to beat you in a Championship match this time, doing that is something I’d absolutely make a priority. I’d take an opponent like that just to beat them in the ring, ready to deny them whatever they think they’re owed for whatever reason – and you wouldn’t be getting your hands on the Universal Women’s Championship. You’d be sent back right back wherever you came crawling out of-

Amber Keys: That’s really cute, Andrea, truly, because I just don’t think you have any goddamn clue what I would do to rip that Universal Women’s Championship from you or if any other woman was holding it if I was the one who got the chance. Me as an opponent on that stage, at that level? It’d only be something to regret knowing what I’ve been through when it comes to this industry, this company, and some of the people in it. I’m prepared to do what’s necessary to show why I always deserved better than what I got and why I should’ve never been pushed aside for women who would never think to take the risks that I have, make the waves that I dare to make. You and women in this ring got put on a pedestal and held in regard that I never was, and it certainly showed with some of the shit I had to listen to on Diamond’s show. In fact, after listening to it all, I see what these other women are all about and, compared to myself and Madison, they’re all gonna regret thinking that they ever stood a chance.

(This draws a negative response from the other women who’ll be competing at Battle of Egypt, either rolling their eyes or just dismissively waving at Amber.)

Astraea Jordan: What you’re gonna regret isn’t just convincing yourself that you were gonna win, Amber, but having to carry Madison along far enough into the match to even think you could have a chance. I mean, damn, you talk about seeing what we’re all about but you say it like The Queen’s Court has been doing anything besides running your same bullshit tactics that everyone got tired of back on Empire!

Madison Kaline: And everyone’s already tired of you acting like you should still be the face of anything. Everyone knows that everyone had a damn good reason for hating you and it all had to do with how overhyped and overrated you were allowed to become! You act like it was because you were so good and that everyone was jealous, but you couldn’t capitalize on a damn thing you were handed.

Astraea Jordan: Still mad because I was looked at as the face of Empire even without a damn Women’s World Title run, while you had it all. Sucks to suck, huh? I was Empress of Elite and still more valued than you, Madison, and you’re still bothered just thinking about it-

Kassidy Heart: And it’s a tournament that you never should’ve won. Fortunately for everyone else, you exposed yourself before you could drag the value of anything else down and fell off the face of the fucking earth. I’m not sure why you two are even arguing like anyone cares, especially when I’m in the match as the most decorated athlete that this company has seen in years; I’ve surpassed both of you.

Amber Keys: And all while being the little girl that Ryan could mold and create in his image, while a woman like me only ever made my own path. This opportunity is a chance to show just what higher regard my name should be held, more than what it is when people talk about pioneers of the women’s division – and I’m ready to take it.

Sheridan Müller: When the result of Super Voltage was typical Queen’s Court behavior? I don’t think so, Amber. Whatever contributions you made aside, it certainly doesn’t excuse the crap that went down between us no matter what convenient explanations you try to make. The fact of the matter is, for all the things that have changed in EAW, The Queen’s Court has remained the same even in its revival – and I just simply refuse to fall to any competitor who can’t see things through regardless of the result on their own merit.

Sienna Jade: Too many of you are talking like I’ll be doing anything but taking my spot in history as the next Universal Women’s Champion – love you though, Kass! 😍 But I mean, come on, I was responsible for helping to bring it into existence and make it a worthwhile title from its very beginning. If it wasn’t for me being a part of that history, would we even have a Universal Women’s Championship worth talking about?! For all that I’ve contributed to elevate that Championship in the first place, I have every right to it!

Astraea Jordan: The only thing you have a right to, Sienna, is getting that ass beat because I haven’t forgotten some of the shit you said back when we were on Diamond’s show!

Madison Kaline: Speaking of what happened there-

(As Madison speaks up, arguing breaks out among the group and what’s getting said becomes indistinguishable as they argue about who’s going to end up winning the Ladder Match! While alliances appear to, for the most part, remain intact, it’s clear that the match at Battle of Egypt is going to be contentious and undoubtedly full of drama that simply won’t be able to be missed! With a Pain for Pride main event at stake and everything that it’s going to mean to every one of these women, it should come as no surprise that things only continue to heat up! As they all stand in the middle of the ring shouting over each other, what brings them to stop is the voice of Andrea, finding her standing out on the apron with a grin on her face.)

Andrea Valentine: All this just to fight for the right to lose to me at Pain for Pride?! You guys sure do know how to make me and this Universal Women’s Championship feel so special! 🥰 It goes without saying that I’m gonna whichever one of you who wins to bring that energy to Pain for Pride, because I’m expecting nothing less than whatever you bring to Battle of Egypt. I’ve only got every intention of beating the woman who wins at her best at Pain for Pride, and when I do, I’ll still be the Universal Women’s Champion when it’s all over!

(Andrea hops down from the apron, dropping her microphone and backpedaling up the ramp with the Universal Women’s Title raised over her head. Some of the women in the ring voice their disagreements, others motioning around their waists for the Championship while Andrea only seems to welcome the idea of any one of them being the challenger she meets at Pain for Pride. But with the question of which of the women in the ring it’d be when that time came still up in the air, the scene faded out.)

(A commercial is shown for the Battle of Egypt ladder match where the winner gets a match against Andrea Valentine for the Universal Women’s Championship at Pain For Pride!)

(‘Walk’ by Avenged Sevenfold plays through the speakers of the Kigali Arena. The crowd erupts in cheers, anticipating one of the most surprising returns in Bryant Coffey. Several smoke machines erupt, a fog covering the entrance ramp as Coffey stands behind it. The EAW Universe continues to erupt, chanting his name as he walks down the entrance ramp. Even as he enters the ring, he keeps his silent and cold demeanor, soaking in the pop he had received.)

Stephie Love: THE FOLLOWING CONTEST SCHEDULED FOR ONE FALL!! INTRODUCING FIRST!!!! From San Jose, California weighing in at 202 pounds… he is the Bloodhound, BRRRYYYYAAAANNNT COFFEY!

Flannery McCoy: Wow. The man with the best hair in all of EAW has finally made his Dynasty return after a rib injury he sustained at Reckless Wiring. Although it’s been only a few weeks, fans have been longing to see the Bloodhound in all his glory. At Grand Rampage, he showed a new and more refined version of himself, one that I’m sure Nick Hart will find trouble in.

Stew-O: You’re right, Flan. There’s a million different rookies and wrestlers out there, yet Coffey has found a way to improve and carve a unique style, different from the pack. It’s going to be interesting to see what he has learned in that time period, and whether or not he is anything like his former self.

Jake Mercer: SEND COFFEY! SEND COFFEY! Oh my lord, man. I typically don’t like ‘just wrestling’ talents, but Coffey is a fine exception. He has good hair too, but it is nothing compared to mine. Flan, did you know I won countless model competitions just for my hair?

Flannery McCoy: Sure, buddy.

Stew – O: Now it’s time to see whether or not Nick Hart can redeem himself from that dastardly loss on Fight Grid to Halsey Neel. A lot is riding on Nick, but a lot is also riding on Coffey to win this.

(‘Catalina Fight Song’ by Joyce Manor plays and echoes throughout the speakers. A few spotlights focus on Nick Hart as he makes his way to the entrance stage. Unlike his match with Halsey, Nick has a more focused look, knowing how high the stakes are in this match. He continues to flex his muscles, though. Nick makes his way down the entrance ramp and meets eye to eye with Coffey in the ring, but this time continues to push forward. He’s showing no fear in his eyes, no matter a win or a loss.)

Stephie Love: INTRODUCING HIS OPPONENT… From Portland, Oregon! Weighing in at 225 pounds, he is the Man of 1000 Pins… NIIIICCCCCCCCCKKKKK HAAAAARRRT!

Jake Mercer: It’s going to be interesting to see how Nick Hart changes his style and adjusts to the task at hand. Halsey and Bryant are two very similar competitors, and that may either play into an advantage or disadvantage, really depending on how he plays it.

Flannery McCoy: As much as I don’t like you, Jake, I have to agree. Maybe Coffey should be a bit concerned about Nick’s chances of winning this match. People who lose don’t like that feeling, and will do anything in their power to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Likewise, we’ll see if Nick has learned from his match with Halsey, and if he hasn’t, I don’t see any reason to not expect the same result.

Stew-O: Coffey has also taken around two months off, but the momentum is on his side. Despite an elimination at Grand Rampage, he’s shown to take it positively and seeing the good in his performance at Grand Rampage. That being said, it’s also possible that he may have been fighting on adrenaline and hype the first time, and signs of rust might play in this match.

(DING! DING! DING!)

Stew-O: And the match begins— HOLY SHIT! Bryant is coming at Nick with blow after blow, he’s not waiting for a collar-elbow tieup! He knows that he has to make a statement, and he’s aiming to do that by finishing this match early on! Nick is not finding any breathing room, and Bryant keeps on coming with body shots at the corner turnbuckle! Jesus Christ, he’s showing no restraint, and why did we expect any different?

Flannery McCoy: Coffey finally stops the onslaught of body shots, yet clinches Nick’s head in between his arms! He maneuvers Nick to be thrown to the side, as the Man of 1000 Pins is still reeling from that all-out assault! Coffey continues to come in with fast strikes! As Nick thinks he has breathing room, Coffey comes in with several forearm smashes to his face! It’s not looking good for Nick early on tonight! Bryant switches strikes, and turns his pivot foot for his other to push the sole of his boot into Nick’s stomach! A spinning side kick just took Nick’s breath away!

Jake Mercer: Speaking of taking people’s breath away, let’s talk about Bryant’s cardio! Anyone would be tired trying to go for the kill early on, but Bryant seems to not even be breaking a sweat! He’s definitely used that almost two month long break wisely! Nick, on the other hand, doesn’t look very good. He’s turning so red, you can make Heinz Ketchup off him.

Stew-O: Nick is dazed and confused! Whatever plan he had might’ve just been thrown out the window! Bryant keeps coming with calf kicks and thigh kicks, some of which Nick has no answer for! He’s just covering up where he can, but his forearms are also turning red. Bryant begins shuffling his feet, taunting the red and bruised Nick Hart! He’s nothing like we’ve seen him before! He’s more focused, yet more willing to talk that talk after he’s done walking that walk.

Jake Mercer: Nick is just swinging for the fences throwing wild haymakers! Bryant easily slips and dodges of most of them, but he stands still for a split second and gets caught by one! He staggers a bit, but he holds his jaw in anger! Bryant begins to land headbutts, striking Nick’s skull with his! It’s clear that it’s been all Bryant from the get go, just like it’s been all Canelo in his Bivol fight, which he won dominantly!

Flannery McCoy: I watched that match, and I’m sure Bryant has! He’s throwing lefts and rights and everything nice! Bryant’s knuckles are possibly red under those wraps, and he knows that he can’t keep on striking forever! He ducks under and grabs Nick’s waist with a waistlock, and lifts him up in the air for a Bridging German Suplex! He’s going for the pin!

Referee: OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONNNNNNNEEE-

Stew-O: And he doesn’t let go! Bryant transitions into a standing position and goes for another suplex, this time for going a Half and Half! He grabs his tights, hooks his arm and throws him over his head! This time, though, he lets go! Nick is having flashbacks to the dominant grappling offense Halsey showed at his expense! Nick is barely on one knee, and Coffey attempts to go for a Penalty Kick!

Jake Mercer: BUT NO! Nick finally dodges something! He steps up and pushes a running Coffey back! Bryant is staggered, and Nick goes for punches of his own! Nick! Nick! Nick! He stops, and whips Coffey into the ropes, Coffey rebounds, and Nick goes into a Small Package pin!

Referee: OOOOOOONNNNNNEE-

Flannery McCoy: Coffey kicks out! He’s shocked at the fact he’s allowed Nick to get breathing room! Coffey tries to clinch his head in between his arms once more, but Nick throws body shots after body shots! Coffey is forced to let go, as Nick rebounds off the ropes for a Flying Crossbody! Nick kips up off the ground and shakes the ropes intensely! Bryant tries to get up to one knee, but is met with a clinch of Nick’s own! He’s going for knee after knee, striking Bryant right in the jaw with a few of them! Nick straighten’s Coffey’s body, and goes for a powerful Knife Edge chop! He’s just giving him everything he fucking has!

Jake Mercer: Now it’s time to see if Nick can really keep this momentum going! He rebounds off the ropes for a clothesline, and it connects! Coffey is stunned and on the ground! The crowd cheers Coffey on, but Nick jumps up for an elbow drop! It connects! Bryant’s ribs are a major target here, and Nick has shown the ring IQ to go after it! However, Nick needs to keep his eye on the prize! He’s too busy flexing in the middle of the ring right now!

Stew-O: Coming from you, that says a lot. Bryant uses the ropes are leverage to get up on one knee, and rebounds off the ropes to plant Nick with a clothesline of his own! Bryant pins his shoulders down, hooks the leg and goes for the cover! He’s going to for the win here!

Referee: OOOOOOOOOONNNNNEE!

Referee: TWOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!

Referee: THREEEEEE-

Jake Mercer: AND NICK KICKS OUT! It’s evident that neither man want to give up and intend to give up tonight! Bryant mounts on top of him and goes for several ground and pounds, but Nick rolls over and gets Bryant into a makeshift pin position!

Referee: OOOOOOONNNNEEEEE!

Referee: TWWWWWOOOOOOO!

Referee: THREEEEEEEEE-

Flannery McCoy: AND COFFEY KICKS OUT! Jesus, neither man want to lose tonight and it’s showing! What tenacity from these two individuals! Bryant and Nick get up at the same time, and they butt heads in the middle of the ring! Nick shoves him flips the bird on Coffey, but Coffey grabs his fingers and bends it back! Nick is groaning in pain!

Stew-O: He shouldn’t have done that, really. That was a bullshit decision and Bryant made him pay! Nick is blowing on his fingers, hoping he will blow the pain away! Bryant, on the other hand, barges into him on the turnbuckle! Instead of going for shoulder barge, though, he pulls his arm down and pivots his foot forward, throwing him down for a Judo throw! Bryant pulls the arm of Nick into a standing position, and hooks both of his arms and throws him over for a Tiger Suplex! Coffey has him where he wants him! He’s going for several suplexes of his own too!

Jake Mercer: If Nick is the man of 1000 holds, Coffey is the man of 1000 suplexes! Bryant keeps the wrist held, and ducks underneath Nick, keeping one of his arms and legs controlled for a Pumphandle Exploder Suplex! This is his almost fifth time landing a Suplex on Nick! Bryant just keeps on coming with strikes of his own, but Nick barely shoves him back! He’s trying to go for a Small-Package roll-up of his own!

Referee: OOOOOONEEEEEEE!

Referee: TWOO-

Flannery McCoy: And Bryant kicks out! Nick has probably used everything in his gas tank, and yet, it might not be enough to put Coffey out. Nick tries to run at Coffey, but Bryant has gotten himself up on a foot to nail him with a Spinebuster! What a showing by Bryant Coffey! Nick Hart tries to get into a standing position, but Bryant jumps up for a powerful Busaiku Knee! There’s no way Nick can kick out here! Bryant goes for the cover!

Referee: OOOOOOOOOONNNNNEE!

Referee: TWOOOOOOOOOOOO!

Referee: THHRREEEEEEE!!!!

(Ding! Ding! Ding!)

Jake Mercer: HE DID IT! THE BLOODHOUND put the man of 1000 pins away! Nick had a better showing, but it still wasn’t enough. When it comes to Coffey, you need to bring a lot more than that, truly.

Flannery McCoy: You’re right, Jake. This is a different breed of Coffey we’re seeing, a different brew, pun totally intended.

Stew-O: I don’t think that’s how puns work, Flannery, but whatever. Congratulations on Coffey for picking up a well-deserved win on Dynasty! We’re hyped to see where this takes him, and just how far he can go!

(‘Walk’ by Avenged Sevenfold plays throughout the speakers as Coffey kneels in the center of the ring. He lets out a smile, and the crowd continues to cheer him on, making the song inaudible, which is a feat in itself.)

(A commercial is shown for Gang Beasts featuring Ronan Malosi.)

(Friday Night Dynasty comes back from commercial break to the sound of ‘2nd Sucks’ by A Day To Remember blasting through the speakers of the arena. The crowd is on their feet giving a standing ovation for Dynasty General Manager StarrStan who is standing at the center of the ring. He is in a fancy suit with his hands clasped together, his right clutching a microphone. He looks around with a smile on his face, letting the crowd get their reaction in before clearing his throat. After a moment, ‘2nd Sucks’ begins to come to a close while Starr brings his microphone up to his mouth and from there, begins to speak towards the EAW Universe.)

StarrStan: RWANDA HOW ARE WE DOING TONIGHT?!

Crowd: WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

StarrStan: :wow: If you could keep that energy up for the rest of the night, I’d really appreciate it. But feeding off your energy, as thrilling as it is, is not the main reason that I’m out here tonight. You see Season 15 as of late has been none short of a spectacle to behold, and that’s a given especially around this time of year. We just got off of an absolutely spectacular Grand Rampage Free-Per-View, with Champions emerging from the rubble such as the World Heavyweight Champion The Visual Prophet, Universal Women’s Champion Andrea Valentine, Interwire Champion Andre Walker, along with Specialists Champion Ximena Velasquez. Not just that, in just a week’s time we’re also going to be coming at you LIVE from Egypt broadcasting Battle of Egypt III: Alexandria Falls on Free-Per-View! It’s truly some exciting times, especially when it comes to building up Pain For Pride XV, which we are on the fast track to and it is coming at us not long from now! The matches we have in store for you, already confirmed for the event, are ones that dreams are made of, and this match that I’m here tonight to address is no exception to the rule… and that’s the finals of the New Era Classic. Of course, we just got done with our semi-finals matches at Grand Rampage, and coincidentally, two Friday Night Dynasty elitists walked out with their hands raised high in the air. Which is why I’d love to give them their flowers here tonight. Starting off… we have HARLEY LEWIS!!!!!!!!!

(‘Sugar We’re Going Down’ by Fall Out Boy is heard blasting through the PA system of the Kigali Arena to a negative reaction. The camera then goes over to show Harley Lewis arrogantly strutting out from the backstage area with a shit-eating grin on his face. He pops the collar of his leather jacket, gritting a toothpick between his teeth before he presses his sunglasses down his nose. He looks around, keeping his confident expression, before then beginning to make his way down the ramp and towards the ring from there.)

Stew-O: As was mentioned, Harley last week at Grand Rampage got a huge win in the semi-finals of the New Era Classic match against Caroline. It surely has to be a huge boost for someone like Harley, and definitely solidified himself as someone who is going to be a star in the near future.

Flannery McCoy: And now, he has a singles match in his Pain For Pride debut, which is something that not many people can say for themselves. Harley has to set his sights on that more than anything else and he knows it, he’s worked too hard to give up now, and I’m sure one way or another he’s going to make sure that he ends up winning the entire New Era Classic match. Though a challenge, it’s something that Harley can face.

Jake Mercer: You know, Harley Lewis reminds me of a younger Jake Mercer. A ladies man and a swaggy boi, I remember when I used to get all the ladies back in High School, so someone like him brings me back to those times. I’m definitely rooting for him no doubt.

(Harley Lewis makes his way up the steel steps and enters into the ring, where he meets StarrStan holding out a microphone. Harley casually swipes it away into his possession, to which Starr simply shrugs, before Harley climbs up to the top rope and raises an arm in the air. ‘Sugar We’re Going Down’ then comes to a close from there while Harley jumps down and begins to make his way towards the center of the ring.)

Harley Lewis: Stanley I appreciate the introduction, but I feel like I can speak for myself buddy, so if you don’t mind… Ladies and gentlemen who you’re looking at right here is the man that you turn your television on for. The person that you look up to on the marquee with a smile from ear to ear and a look that oozes starpower. Someone who from the very beginning has climbed higher and faster than anyone else before him, eradicating and setting a new precedent for the people that follow. Your future New Era Classic winner, and the man who will take Las Vegas by storm! ‘The Heartthrob’… Harley Lewis.

(The crowd continues to boo while Harley Lewis lets them get it all out, raising his microphone in the air while taking a lap around the ring. He then stops, yet before he gets the chance to speak, StarrStan interjects and clears his throat.)

StarrStan: Sorry to interrupt, but surely you’d want to say this to your opponent Harley?

Harley Lewis: Can’t say you’re wrong my man, so you know what? Get him out here! I’m feeling extra spicy today so I welcome him as much as I love bathing in a sole spotlight. So… you know… what’s his name again?

StarrStan: Well he is someone that has followed the same path as you Harley, making a name for himself here on the Dynasty brand and has taken the New Era Classic tournament by storm. So Rwanda please give a warm welcome to… JOSO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(‘Trophies’ by Drake hits causing the crowd to erupt in a mix of cheers and boos. None other than Joso is then seen making his way out from the backstage area, a smirk on his face as he spreads his arms out wide. He looks towards the stage, scoffing at Harley Lewis inside of it, before beginning to trash talk confidently. From there, he then begins to make his way down the ramp and towards the ring, with a microphone already in hand. ‘Trophies’ then begins to come to a close while Joso stops at the middle of his entrance and brings his microphone up to his mouth, not wasting time speaking.)

Joso: Who the fuck do you think you are Harley Lewis? What kind of man do you take me to be? Whatever thoughts swirl through your mind it sure as hell ain’t the correct perception about me. No no, if you think it’s going to be THAT easy to stop me right in my tracks, ESPECIALLY after I’ve worked this hard up to this point… then I don’t know what else to say to you other than give up. It’s not worth it if you’re going to walk in with all of this confidence just to be shut down on the biggest stage in professional wrestling.

(Joso then jumps onto the apron, looking at Harley Lewis who is at the center of the ring, definitely not looking all that impressed. Joso leans against the ropes, shaking his head before continuing to speak. In the background, StarrStan backs away, giving the two of them room.)

Joso: You know what you remind me of? Everyone else I’ve faced not just in the New Era Classic Tournament but my entire career. Everyone said that I wasn’t going to last, that I was just going to be another person gone in a week once time gets tough, too much for me to handle. And guess what, I’m here, I’m thriving, and certainly in a better position than most of them can say for themselves. You, Harley, are definitely no exception to the rule. You got this far sure, but the only reason that was the case is because you and I haven’t crossed paths. You haven’t gotten the chance to get in the ring with me in this tournament and if you did? Well, I’d be facing a whole other person in the finals. So I’ll tell you right now, you have absolutely zero idea what you got yourself into. You’re fucked beyond belief.

(Joso then enters into the ring, getting into the face of Harley Lewis who seems unphased by the threats that have been thrown his way. Harley from there steps back, taking his microphone and pressing it up to his temple before shaking his head in disappointment. From there, he then begins to respond to what Joso had to say towards him.)

Harley Lewis: Oh Joso, what a mistake you have made… you see in what you said you made one mistake, one fatal mistake that will kiss your dreams of winning at Pain For Pride goodbye. It’s the fact that you place me under this umbrella with the rest of these people that you’ve beaten, but the fact of the matter is… none of them could lace my boots even if they fucking tried. They wish they could be Harley Lewis, shit, YOU wish you could be Harley Lewis. And the fact that you have not come to terms with that is another reason why you are simply not going to stand a chance against me, and that is something that I can say for certain. Just look how far I’ve gotten in this tournament, my dude you are not all that special compared to me. Sure, all of these people look up and they pray for a day where they’re in the same position as you, but not me, because I’m not just there… I’m above you. Months of work for Joso is just another day in the office for Harley Lewis, and I think that’s something that YOU have to understand. I’m not the one fucked beyond belief, nuh uh, you are.

Joso: Is that the type of mentality that you’ve embedded into your head? That’s the type of shit they’re feeding you? Shit I don’t even think we need a match anymore, I’ve already won. But man if this is really what you’re asking for, it’s only a matter of time before you face reality and see the error in your ways. It’s only been about five minutes and I’m about sick of your shit, and if this is what I’m going to have to deal with for the next few weeks leading into Pain For Pride? Then I shouldn’t even bother, fuck it, YOU shouldn’t even bother. At Pain For Pride XV you are getting exactly what you ask for, and you should not be surprised whatsoever. Because you not just facing anyone, sure you might be Harley Lewis, but I’m fucking Joso. Since day one I have been a staple and I’ve taken this brand by storm while the only thing you take is the food in catering. None of that is going to change when you and I step into the ring together because just like I do every single fucking week, imma leave you in the dust. Don’t hunt what you can’t kill, because the man you’re facing is someone who should be messed with, because he simply don’t miss.

(The crowd cheers in response to that while Harley Lewis’ confident look dies down. He walks up to meet Joso and stares right into his soul before scowling.)

Harley Lewis: (Off-Mic) This isn’t over.

(Harley Lewis then shoves past him, dropping down and rolling out of the ring before making his way up the ramp. Joso, with a nonchalant expression, turns to watch him leave before nodding his head. It’s clear that the only thing this situation is going to do is escalate as the weeks go on and it’s definitely going to be interesting to see how it fades for both of them. After a while, Friday Night Dynasty then begins to transition over to elsewhere.)

(A commercial is shown advertising the New Era Classic finals match confirmed for Pain For Pride between Harley Lewis and Joso.)

(Friday Night Dynasty comes back from commercial break to show Stephie Love standing at the center of the ring with a smile on her face and a microphone in hand.)

Stephie Love: THE FOLLOWING CONTEST IS SCHEDULED FOR…

Crowd: ONE FALL!!!

( ‘Walk with Me in Hell’ by Lamb of God as Liana DeLions walks out from the backstage area down to the stage to make her way to the ring. )

Stephie Love: INTRODUCING FIRST, FROM TAMPA, FLORIDA… WEIGHING IN 233 AND A HALF POUNDS… SHE IS THE ‘GODDESS’… LIAANNNNNNAAAAAAA…. DEEEEEEELIOOOOOONNNNNNNNNNN!!!!!

Stew-O: Recently, Liana entered the Grand Rampage match this year, and although she came up short and ended up getting eliminated, she certainly didn’t stop there. After the match, she gave herself a little thought and the change she would make. Let’s see what she got for the aftermath of Grand Rampage.


Jake Mercer: I watched a bit of what Liana said after she went through Grand Rampage… Eh, I understand her point but I don’t think anybody is under her level.

Flannery McCoy: Oh please Jake, don’t be like that. I’m not really worried about her, because if Grand Rampage was any indicator of the fact, I think she still has some time to prove herself. She may end up being above everyone!

Jake Mercer: :snoop:

( ‘KARATE’ by Babymetal as Nariko makes her Dynasty return from the gorilla position down to the stage. Nariko does a little pose and makes her way to the ring. )

Stephie Love: INTRODUCING HER OPPONENT, FROM FUKUOKA, JAPAN!! WEIGHING IN AT 103 POUNDS!! SHE IS THE THUNDER CHILD!!… NAAAAAAAAAAAAAARIIIIKOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jake Mercer: I used to call her short but I take it back! The goat of Dynasty is back!!!!!! 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

Stew-O: Nariko made her return at Grand Rampage this year and tonight, this is her first singles match in a while. Let’s see what she got for her returning match tonight on Dynasty against Liana DeLions.

Flannery McCoy: I’m so glad that Nariko is back to Dynasty, I can’t wait to see her in action and strike big again!

( DING DING DING!!!! )

Stew-O: And here we go, Nariko takes on Liana DeLions. Both women hop out of their corners and circle around the ring for a second. Liana and Nariko turn around to face each other and then they both lock up in a collar and elbow tie-up!

Jake Mercer: Liana once she joined Nariko, changed the move and brought her down to the mat with a headlock takedown. Nariko doesn’t waste even a second and scissors her legs around DeLion’s neck! Liana swiftly escapes and comes back upon both feet. Nariko quickly kicks Liana in her gut and sends her to the ropes. Liana rebounds off the ropes and Nariko catches her in a mid-run with a dropkick-

Flannery McCoy: Liana halts herself and catches Nariko’s leg when she hops in the air. Nariko lands her back on the mat, then Liana throws Nariko’s leg up to her front to make her stand back to both feet. Liana spins around and looks to crash her arm to Nariko’s neck with a discus lariat but Nariko ducks under and then runs across to the ropes. Nariko bounces upon the second rope and turns her attention back to Liana to bring Liana down to the mat with a Diving Blockbuster!

Stew-O: Liana’s back hits the mat and Nariko instantly kips up after bringing her opponent down to the mat. Nariko begins to pull Liana back to both feet by her wrist, Nariko sends Liana to the corner and follows up Liana to the corner with a running chop to Liana’s chest! What a thunderous chop that can be heard throughout the arena by Nariko! Nariko shakes her hand a bit, then grabs Liana’s head. Nariko places Liana in a DDT position, runs up to the second rope, and thorns her head to the mat with a Tornado DDT!!!

Jake Mercer: Liana’s head spikes down to the mat by Nariko. Nariko slowly gets herself back to both feet by using a second rope. Liana holds down her head after taking a Tornado DDT from Nariko. Nariko walks over to Liana and tries to pick her up but Liana quickly rises back and pokes Nariko into her eyes! No! Don’t treat my queen like that!!!

Stew-O: My what?

Jake Mercer: :mjgrin:

Stew-O: Bro how many queens do you have on Dynasty?

Jake Mercer: No comment.

Flannery McCoy: Anyway! Liana poked Nariko into her eyes, but now, Liana sent her opponent down to the mat with a shoulder block and continued by repeatedly stomping on Nariko’s gut! What a disrespectful tactic by Liana!

Stew-O: Liana picks Nariko back to her feet and quickly shores her neck to the mat with a Dragon Suplex! Nariko is down, and Liana looks to secure a victory here as she goes for a pin!

ONEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!

TWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!

Jake Mercer: NARIKO WITH A KICK OUT!! LETS GOOO!!

Flannery McCoy: Liana needs to put more work into this to pick up a win here tonight against Nariko. Liana shakes her head in disappointment, then picks Nariko back to both feet. Liana tosses Nariko to the ropes but Nariko uses both her arms to hang the third rope. Liana runs up to Nariko but Nariko catches Liana with a gut kick! Liana holds her gut and stumbles down to her knees, Nariko then jumps to the second rope and takes Liana down with a Lionsaul-

Stew-O: CODEBREAKER IN THE MID-AIR!!!! SHE GOT NARIKO!!! LIANA SEIZES NARIKO BACK AND CONNECTS WITH A SUPLEX ON NARIKO!!! SHE GOES FOR A PIN AGAIN!! WOULD THIS BE IT?????

ONEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!

TWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!

THRE-

Jake Mercer: NARIKO KICKS OUT AGAIN. THAT WAS VERY CLOSE!!

Flannery McCoy: Liana will be the one who picks a win over Nariko here tonight??? Liana didn’t give much time to be amazed by that kick out. She picks Nariko back to her feet, sends her to the rope, and DISCUS LARIAT TO NARIKO-

Stew-O: :oh: !!!!!!!! NARIKO FLIPS OVER THAT LARIAT AND LANDS ON HER FEET. NARIKO STUNS LIANA WITH A BICYCLE KNEE STRIKE!! LIANA CATCHES IT AND FLIPS NARIKO OVER!! NARIKO LANDS ON HER FEET AGAIN AND DISCUS LARIAT WITH NARIKO AGAIN!!! BUT NARIKO DUCKS UNDER, GOES BEHIND LIANA, AND DROPKICKS TO THE BACK OF HER HEAD!!! LIANA IS DOWN TO HER KNEES!!

Jake Mercer: Liana is out but not Nariko, Nariko jumps up to Liana! ‘Night-Night’!! Guillotine Choke by Nariko applies to Liana!-

Flannery McCoy: Liana ducks the move and goes behind Nariko instead. Nariko misses the mark and lands herself down on the mat! Liana quickly capitalizes on herself, goes behind Nariko, and takes Nariko down quickly with a Dragon Suplex!

Stew-O: But Nariko lands on her feet again! Nariko runs to Liana and looks to crash a knee strike right across Liana’s face but Liana catches Nariko with an arm drag and sends Nariko back down to the mat once again! Nariko is down again, Liana quickly picks Nariko back to her feet, sets her up, and takes Nariko down with a suplex! Nariko is down! Liana hooks her leg and looks to secure a win!

ONEEEEEEEE!!!!!!

TWOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!

 

Jake Mercer: My queen kicks out!

Stew-O: :francis:

Flannery McCoy: It appears that Liana has to put more work here in this match to put Nariko down and Nariko seems not to give herself up to Liana in this match anytime soon! Liana rolls down to the corner, swings her arm, and looks for Discus Lariat again!

Liana DeLion (Off-Mic): Get up, you incel!

Jake Mercer: Well that wasn’t very nice but Nariko has to get up no matter how rude her opponent is. LIANA RUNS UP AT FULL SPEED TO NARIKO AND ATTACKS HER WITH A DISCUS LARIAT BUT NARIKO FLIPS OVER THE LARIAT!!! NARIKO LANDS ON HER FEET AND QUICKLY SNAPS LIANA WITH A ROUNDHOUSE KICK!! WHAT A COUNTER BY NARIKO!!!!

Flannery McCoy: Liana stumbles down to the ropes behind her. Nariko is still on both her feet, She runs up quickly and knocks her teeth down her throat with a bicycle knee strike directly to her mouth! DAMN!! Let’s run the replay for that shot!

( An instant replay is shown Nariko running to Liana who is stunned in front of the ropes. The camera zooms closely to Liana’s face and displays the knee that met Liana’s face brutally in a slow motion )

Jake Mercer: :damn: That looks hurt but the match needs to continue no matter how hard that move was! Nariko throws Liana down to the corner, follows Liana down to the corner, and connects her with a dropkick to her gut at the corner! It connected and Liana came down to her knees again at the corner! Nariko rolls away from her to the center of the ring, runs back to Liana, and looks for another move at the corner but Liana dashes out of her way and Nariko crashes her face into the middle turnbuckle! Smart Payback by Liana!

Stew-O: Liana crawls away from Nariko while Nariko holds her face down and seems hurt from missing the mark again. Liana slowly rises back to her feet while Nariko turns around for her. Liana runs up to Nariko from behind and back elbows Nariko at the corner! Liana quickly picks Nariko and sends her to the top rope, She’s looking for a superplex!

Flannery McCoy: Liana begins to set things around her and looks to crash Nariko down off the top rope with a superplex but Nariko holds it on! She shoots Liana’s gut with a barrage of punches! Nariko is fighting with her best at this stage! Liana can’t hold the pain and have to let Nariko sits back on the top ro-

Jake Mercer: WAIT WHAT IS SHE GOING FOR??? CUTTER OFF THE TOP ROPE BY NARIKO TO LIANA!!! BA GAWD, THAT IS A HUGE ONE!!! MY QUEEN GOES FOR A PIN!! SHE IS GOING TO DO IT!!!

ONEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!

TWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!

THREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!

Stew-O: HUGE KICKOUT BY LIANA DELION!!!

( The crowd begins to clap for both women to get back on both their feet. Nariko uses the second rope to pull herself back into this match while Liana tries to get back into this match by pushing herself off the mat )

Flannery McCoy: The crowd is going crazy with these two here tonight! Nariko walks over to Liana, Liana looks up to her opponent and tries to punch Nariko’s gut! The eyes of Nariko show that she’s very sick of Liana here tonight and will end it all anytime soon. Nariko snatches Liana back to her feet, sends her to the ropes, and jumps in the air for a dropkick-

Jake Mercer: LIANA CATCHES NARIKO IN A POWERBOMB POSITION!! LIANA THROWS NARIKO DOWN TO THE MAT, TURNS HER AROUND, AND NAILS HER QUICKLY WITH A DRAGON SUPLEX!!!! NARIKO LANDED BY A DRAGON SUPLEX AND NOW, SHE’S ON HER KNEES!! NARIKO TRIES TO GET UP BUT LIANA QUICKLY TAKES NARIKO DOWN TO THE MAT WITH A DISCUS LARIAT!!! LIANA DROPS DOWN AND GOES FOR A PIN ON NARIKO!!?!?!?!? OH MY GOD, IS LIANA GOING TO BEAT MY QUEEN??????????????

ONEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!

TWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!

THREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!
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Flannery McCoy: NARIKO WITH A KICKOUT!!! SHE’S STILL GOT IT!!!!

Jake Mercer: https://c.tenor.com/fin5npoPuJIAAAAC/cheers-happy.gif

Stew-O: Nariko still has some more to waste in this match and that kick out proves that she truly has some left in her chest! Liana seems pissed that she’s yet to put Nariko down! Liana picks Nariko back to both of her feet and looks to end it all here with ‘Lions Den’!! Rock Bottom is about to land-

Jake Mercer: Nariko back elbows the side of Liana’s head and tries to stop her action from this! Nariko is doing her best right now to stop all of this!-

Flannery McCoy: Liana screws it! She lifts Nariko in the air for ‘Lions Den’!!-

Jake Mercer: NARIKO FLIPS OFF THE MOVE AND LANDS ON HER FEET AGAIN!! NARIKO SPINS AROUND AND BANG!!!!! ‘Nari-KO’!!!!! SPINNING HOOK KICK TO LIANA!!! SHE’S OUT!!! NARIKO GOES FOR A PIN!!!

ONEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!

TWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!

THREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!

( DING DING DING!!!!!!!! )

( ‘KARATE’ by Babymetal hits as Nariko rises back to both feet and celebrates her victory, getting her hand raised high in the air by the referee.)

Stephie Love: Here is your winner by pinfall…. NARIKO!!!!!!

Jake Mercer: :wow: Nariko wins her returning match; I’m so proud the queen did it!

Stew-O: Stop calling her a queen. I know your shit but damn. Congrats to Nariko, and welcome back to Dynasty regardless.

Jake Mercer: Awwwwwwwwwwww~

Stew-O: :comeagain:

Flannery McCoy: Today simply was not the night for Liana but oh well! Your winner is Nariko, and like Stew said, welcome back to Dynasty!

(A commercial is shown for Be A Star starring Charlie Marr who belittles everyone who has called him bald and says now according to UK employment tribunal rules it’s a form of sexual harassment.)

(“Recreant” by Chelsea Grin begins to blast through the speakers as the newly crowned Specialists Champion, Ximena Velasquez, comes out with the Specialists Championship around her waist. The title is glistening underneath those lights as Ximena has a proud smile on her face as she is still in awe due to her match at Grand Rampage.)

Stephie Love: LADIES AND GENTLEMEN…PLEASE WELCOME THE NEW EAW SPECIALISTS CHAMPION… “LA DIOSA”…XIMENA VELASQUEZ!!!!!!!!!

Stew-O: We are in the presence of the newly crowned Specialists Champion, Ximena Velasquez, who ended Harper Lee’s five-month reign on top of the Specialist Mountain. Just the journey that this woman has been through and to see it reach this point is bittersweet.

Flannery McCoy: Ximena Velasquez was at a loss for words when some of the interviewers tried to get a word from her backstage after her match, but she couldn’t process the situation, so it should be wondering what she has to say now. This woman has wanted this moment for so long and it’s arrived.

Jake Mercer: Ximena Velasquez as the Specialists Champion is a nightmare to a lot of these women who have had their aspirations of trying to be Specialists Champion. It seems like Ximena is going to be a huge mountain of a champion and I cannot wait to see her throw it down and assert her dominance around the women’s division.

(Ximena Velasquez’ music dies down, but the reception of the crowd has not. The crowd begins to chant “you deserve it” to the newly crowned Specialists Champion, which makes her crack into a smile for a bit, but deep down, she knows that she deserves to be the Specialists Champion. She knows that she deserves this moment and it’s finally come and she’s ready for whatever gets thrown her way. Ximena unhooks the Specialists Championship, and raises it above her head as the crowd pops for that.)

Ximena Velasquez: You’re right. I do deserve this. I deserve this very championship on my shoulder. There has been no one, who has been putting in the work since day one. There is no one who has been able to show as much consistent strength and dedication as ‘La Diosa.’

(Ximena Velasquez stops talking. She is a bit emotional as the result of Grand Rampage is still shocking for her. The crowd applauds her efforts in trying to get her words out as Ximena takes another breath.)

Ximena Velasquez: Just like I said earlier this week — I am truly at a loss for words. I’m normally the one who knows what she wants to say and get across, but it all feels like a dream. I wanted to come here with a different bravado to my step. I wanted to come here as the Ximena Velasquez that you’ve all had mixed opinions about, but the moment that I stepped inside the ring, it became different. While winning a championship may be another thing to add to the scoreboard, it’s a dream come true for me. I lay in bed at night, thinking about how this particular moment would feel. I thought about how it would feel to have this Specialists Championship on my beautiful shoulder. The moment I came to the back after winning the Specialists Championship was glorious. The emotion that I had in me had just poured out. I was grateful that my journey lead me to this. I was nothing more than a woman from El Paso, Texas, with the height and muscle that would make anyone envious of me. I came into the company wanting nothing more than to make my people proud of me and to represent them in the most positive light possible. I want to be a proper representation of the Latino community. I want to show them that they don’t need to be sitting in catering. They don’t need to be the ones serving everyone else, but for them to serve themselves and take what is rightfully theirs. At Grand Rampage, I did this for them. For MY people. Hice esto por mi gente. Para los Mexicanos.

(The crowd from the Hispanic demographic of the arena tonight is popping because it’s always cool to hear someone talk in another language and only a select few being able to understand it.)

Ximena Velasquez: I started my journey in Elite Answers Wrestling as the muscle for Harper Lee. I thought the two of us had similar beliefs that brought us together, but I never expected us to cross paths about a year later and for me to take the Specialists Championship from her. That right there is poetic justice and I couldn’t ask for a better ending for that chapter. It’s awful that it needed to come to this point, but Harper crossed lines that shouldn’t have been crossed in the very first place. Harper made it my business to get involved in her matters when she cost me a chance to face her for the Specialists Championship. To me, the prophecy could have been fulfilled a lot sooner, but I felt like things worked out the way they did for a reason. That’s why I had to be the one to take the title from Harper and I’m apologetic about whatever it took for me to reach this point. The result that happened at Grand Rampage happened and it would be Harper’s actions leading up to the end of this chapter, which caused her downfall. It’s a shame, but I am not going to be ashamed that I am standing as the Specialists Champion. That means that there is now a target on my back and with the women’s division constantly growing — from new faces to relics of the past to those who have been holdings things down, I don’t care because it’s only a matter of time until somebody steps up and —

(“Dolla Sign Slime” by Lil Nas X featuring Megan Thee Stallion plays through the speakers of the arena, cutting off Ximena Velasquez. Ximena cracks a smile due to being interrupted as Serenity Valdez comes out with a huge smile on her face, almost like she’s a little too excited to be out here.)

Serenity Valdez: Congratulations, Ximena! What a performance at Grand Rampage! Everyone, my loyal subjects, give her a round of applause!

(The crowd ends up applauding for Ximena Velasquez, who may have an idea or two about where this conversation is headed but wants to hear it from Serenity Valdez’ mouth first. Serenity is sarcastically clapping before continuing on with her point.)

Serenity Valdez: Thanks to Ximena, the big bad bitch of the west is dead and we have someone else on top of the realm. Finally, we have a champion, who is not going to disgrace the Specialists Championship. We are going to have someone who is going to carry that championship with as much prestige and honor that someone possibly can. It took about a month longer than what I would have done at Reckless Wiring, but it’s no big deal, right? If you never interfered in my match, I know damn well that I would have been Specialists Champion. To me, this whole thing feels like a slap to my face and I’ll let you in a bit on that. I had my moment at Reckless Wiring ripped away from me by you and then a month later, I see you do the one thing that I was going to do a month prior. You stole the one thing that I wanted to do and ruined my moment at the same time. Does anyone really blame me for thinking like this?

(The crowd is mixed when it comes to the situation Serenity Valdez presented to them and there’s a bunch of rumblings and yells from the crowd.)

Serenity Valdez: Now, I believe in being the bigger person, Ximena. It sounds quite ironic since I’m not the tallest woman on Dynasty, but I believe when it came to your situation with Harper, I handled it as maturely as I possibly could. I could have gone after you. I could have driven my boot to that oddly structured face of yours, but I decided to be the bigger woman and stay out of the way. I know when I shouldn’t meddle in situations. I know when I should let other people handle the situations and girl, I was rooting for you to take the title off of Harper. Not only because Harper was an annoying bitch, but deep down, I knew that it would be much sweeter if you were the one I took the Specialists Championship from.

(Right there, there was Serenity Valdez’ reasoning for why she had let Ximena Velasquez deal with Harper Lee and take the title off of Harper. It was because she thought there was more satisfaction in taking the title off of Ximena than Harper.)

Serenity Valdez: You, Ximena, have been a thorn on my side ALL season long and I want nothing more than to put you in your place for good.

(At this point, Serenity Valdez is looking up at the six-foot champion, who is looking down on her like she was a little child. Ximena Velasquez has a smirk on her face as Serenity is looking at ‘La Diosa’ with intensity and fire in her eyes.)

Ximena Velasquez: Your place is underneath my boot, pequeña morena. Are you sure that this is a fight that you want to find yourself in? Do you not realize who you are stepping into the ring against? I am the same woman who you have found yourself in the losing end of matches on two separate occasions. I have been the woman who you haven’t been able to defeat in a one-on-one match. Sure, you got that cute little victory at King of Elite, but you never pinned me in the match. You don’t have the right to say that you’ve defeated ‘La Diosa,’ so what is going to make this time any different? If we were to square off, the result will be just like any other instance where we faced off one-on-one. I’m not saying this to discourage you, but I feel like that crown on the top of your head has gotten a little too tight and is now squishing your brain.

Serenity Valdez: Hahaha, real funny, Ximena. I’m aware of our history, but I’ve also taken the measures to learn from it. The next time we step into the ring against each other, I can assure you that the result is going to be different. You can touch this version of Serenity Valdez. Currently, I’m undefeated in the Iconic Cup tournament and the leader of my block.

Ximena Velasquez: That’s great, Serenity; that’s really great! I would tell you that you should place your focus on other things like the Iconic Cup, but I’m also part of that tournament as well, and honestly, if there’s the chance that the both of us can find ourselves winning our respective blocks, it’s going to make things a tad bit more interesting. To me, it’s nothing more than earning another accomplishment, but it’s also an accomplishment that honors someone as impactful as Brody Sparks. Not only that, but it can be a stepping stone to even greater success. It’s a guaranteed shot at the World Championship at the time of your choice. You have the destiny in the grasp of your hands with the Iconic Cup and I am going to make sure that it’s me that wins the tournament and then, moves on to not only be the Specialists Champion but the Universal Women’s Champion.

Serenity Valdez: You think that you’re going to do that? Listen here, Ximena, I know that the two of us being part of this tournament just makes things interesting for us. We’re both hungry competitors who will stop at nothing to make sure that all of the gold and glory is ours, but don’t walk around thinking that the Iconic Cup is yours for the taking. Have we learned from history? I’m considered somewhat of a dark horse in this tournament, but I am shining and thriving this tournament. I am putting on some of the best performances of my career. There is no one that can touch me.

Ximena Velasquez: There is no one that can measure up to me. It doesn’t matter if you have on your best pair of heels, but you can’t box with ‘La Diosa.’ You cannot fight at my level, pequeña morena. I love the fight you bring, but when it comes to actually get the job done, you will always find a way to fall short of the prize. I won the title at Grand Rampage, I will not win the Iconic Cup and then, I will win the Universal Women’s Championship and take my place in immortality.

Serenity Valdez: That’s cute and all, but the real reason that I’m out here is that I wanted to remind you of the promise that you made weeks ago. While you can make claims like my crown is too tight, I think my memory is quite decent to remember things from several weeks ago. I think that you know what I’m talking about?

(Ximena Velasquez smiles. She knows exactly what Serenity Valdez is talking about.)

Serenity Valdez: For those that may have forgotten, several weeks ago, Ximena made a promise to give yours truly a shot at the Specialists Championship for when she defeated Harper at Grand Rampage and I just wanted to tell you that I am going to be holding you to your word, Ximena and I expect my title shot sooner than later. There is going to come to a point where we face each other and ‘La Reina’ will take her spot on the throne. As of right now, I’m going to let you be, but when we face each other in the ring again, and when it happens, you will come to terms that Serenity Valdez is better than Ximena Velasquez.

(Serenity Valdez throws the microphone to the ground as “Dolla Sign Slime” begins to blast through the speakers. Serenity walks past Ximena Velasquez, keeping an eye on the Specialists Championship before exiting the ring. Ximena has a serious look on her face as she knows that Serenity is gunning for her championship and will be expecting her title shot soon enough.)

Jake Mercer: That was an interesting confrontation there — Serenity Valdez is planning to get her title shot sooner than later.

Stew-O: Serenity Valdez believes that she should be standing as the Specialists Champion and that her time of being the bigger person is done with Ximena Velasquez as the Specialists Champion. Now, when these two do step into the ring together, what can we expect?

Flannery McCoy: I have no idea, but it should be interesting how all of this progresses within the next several weeks.

(A commercial is shown for Dr. Strange in The Multiverse of Madness featuring Drake King and Brian Daniels with Drake thinking Brian is a variant of himself.)

(Friday Night Dynasty fades back into the arena to show Stephie Love standing at the center of the ring with a smile on her face ready to announce the next match at hand here tonight!)

Stephie Love: The following is an A BLOCK MATCH IN THE ICONIC CUP TOURNAMENT!!! And it is a bout scheduled for…

Crowd: ONE FALL!!!

(‘Hey Superstar’ by Madina Lake hits with the camera going over to show Sierra making her way out from the backstage area, determined as hell to keep her momentum going. She has a smile on her face, beginning to make her way to the ring from there.)

Stephie Love: Introducing first from San Jose, California weighing in at 121 points she is “The Killjoy” SIERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRAAAAAAAAAA!!!

Stew-O: Sierra is walking into this match with four points under her belt and tonight looks to get six. Though she was off to a rocky start in her first match in the Iconic Cup Tournament, losing to Miku Sakai, she rebounded in a huge way getting two wins in a row.

Flannery McCoy: I’m sure Sierra would love nothing more than to continue her mean streak and possibly get herself closer and closer to the Iconic Cup Tournament finals, adding herself to the prestigious list of winners and furthermore setting herself up for success. But I’m sure her opponent tonight has something to say about that.

Jake Mercer: Isn’t she supposed to be nice now, why the fuck does she still call herself The Killjoy? :wtf: These Elitists confuse me, if only this was back in the Japanese wrestling territory.

(‘Everyone Knows My Name’ by Harley Poe begins to blast through the speakers now with Lila Vandran making her way out from the backstage area. She has a grin on her face as she stands at the center of the stage, arrogantly blowing kisses to the EAW Universe who showers her with a negative reaction before beginning to make her way down the ramp and towards the ring from there with a little extra pep in her step.)

Stephie Love: And her opponent from Manchester, New Hampshire weighing in at 103 pounds she is “The Devout Devil” LILAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA VANDDDDDDDDDDDRRRRRRRRRRANNNNNNN!!!!

Stew-O: Well last week Lila got her first win in EAW, getting three points off of Becca Black in the Iconic Cup Tournament which has certainly amplified her ego since then. Now she walks into this match looking to make it five points so far, which is something that is not completely out of the picture let me just say.

Flannery McCoy: She has high hopes tonight and looks to make it big, getting a victory against one hell of a formidable opponent. I’m excited to see how it plays out here tonight! This is going to be one hell of a match to say the very least.

(DING! DING! DING!)

Flannery McCoy: We are underway now as Sierra and Lila Vandran circle around the ring looking prepared to throw down. Both competitors lock up as Lila immediately knees Sierra hard in the gut she clearly wants to start this thing off quite aggressively indeed. Such power from Lila as she tosses Sierra by the hair over the top rope to the apron. Sierra managed to athletically land on the apron instead of falling to the floor. Lila comes after her getting her to grab on trying to pull her up into the ring but Sierra with the hard shoulder thrust between the ropes causes Lila to keel over. Sierra leaping now up and over the top rope back into the ring! The Sunset Fli-

Stew-O: No! Sierra was thrown off by Lila Vandran who turns around but Sierra flipped and landed on her feet. Sierra runs off the ropes and catches Lila in the face with a hard forearm. Lila staggers back against the ropes before turning back around and looking on appalled at the audacity of Sierra. Lila charges in trying to kick Sierra’s head off with a running kick! But Sierra moves out the way! Sierra is off the ropes but Lila catches her and tosses Sierra back with a Back Toss across the ring. Sierra manages to land in the ring on her feet as Lila wheels around. A perfect form Dropkick connects to the chest of Lila taking her down as Sierra just dropped her opponent!

Jake Mercer: Lila Vandran crashes down nearly rolling out of the ring but instead scuffles away into the corner to pull herself up and recover. Sierra now looks on from across the ring as she stands her ground waiting on Lila looking to meet her on even ground. Lila gets back out and locks up again aggressively with Sierra with force shoving her all the way back up into the turnbuckle back first. Sierra is trapped now as Lila delivers repeated knee thrusts to the gut. She grabs Sierra by the hair and drags her across the ring to the opposite turnbuckle and slams her face-first into the pads. Lila whips Sierra across the ring but Sierra runs up the ropes and flips off into the air! Lila kicks her in midair!

Flannery McCoy: No! Sierra twists sideways in midair landing to the side of Lila Vandran and begins to light her up with repeated strikes. Sierra whips Lila across the ring. Lila reverses but Sierra bounces off the corner to the side. Lila comes charging in but Sierra does a somersault across the ring to dodge it. Lila comes sliding through and goes all the way to the outside of the ring as she misses Sierra with the Baseball Slide. Now Lila is back into the ring not missing a step as she charges at Sierra with a Running Clothesline! Sierra ducks beneath! Sierra leaps off the ropes with a Lionsault across the ring! But Lila charges the ropes trying to knock her off as Sierra Moonsaults over her!

Stew-O: Sierra runs off the ropes and comes back to take down Lila Vandran with a Running Crossbody flattening her on the mat. Lila has had enough as she rolls back out of the ring looking for a breather. But Sierra is not going to allow that kind of bullshit in this all-important Iconic Cup Match where it is all on the line! Sierra puts it all on the line in turn as she launches herself through the ropes with a Suicide Dive!!!

Jake Mercer: No! Lila Vandran punches Sierra in the face stopping her before she can leap through the ropes. Sierra tumbles to the outside but manages to land on her hands and knees pushing herself back up. Lila grabs her from behind and tosses Sierra back into the ring. But Sierra with a full 360-degree turn as she reverses course stands up on the apron and leaps up to the middle rope. ASAI MOONSAULT TO THE OUTSIDE!!! It connects as both women are down on the outside now with Sierra having gone high risk to take Lila out! Sierra is slowly back up, celebrating her success as Lila in pain rolls back into the ring.

Flannery McCoy: Sierra charges back into the ring and exchanges punches with Lila Vandran in the ring. Sierra throws Lila back against the ropes with repeated strikes before Lila comes flying back with a Leaping Clothesline very thunderous indeed taking Sierra off her feet as she flips through the air having been turned inside out! Damn Lila hits hard as hell. Lila lets out a warcry as she raises up her arms in victory. Lila yanks the arm of Sierra nearly out the socket as she drags her up and ragdolls her with a Tiltaway Slam to the mat! First cover of this contest!

Referee: ONEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!

Referee: TWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!

Stew-O: Kickout by Sierra! Her back is blown out and she is in pain as Lila Vandran stalks her across the ring with pain in mind. Lila stomps down hard on the hand of Sierra who screams out in pain as her fingers just got crushed. Knee drop from Lila as she stomps a mudhole all up in Sierra who rolls to the apron trying to escape. Sierra catches Lila with a hard uppercut to the jaw making her stagger back. Lila is not able to stand too much longer as she almost falls over from the impact. Sierra leaps up to the top rope and comes flying across the ring with a Flying Forearm as she rocks the shit out of Lila who gets dropped to the mat unconscious! Sierra with the cover!!!

Referee: ONEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!

Referee: TWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jake Mercer: Somehow Lila Vandran kicks out! But Sierra is not done yet as she stalks Lila who is slowly getting back up. Sierra has bad intentions in mind and Lila best watch out!!! SIERRA WITH THE SELF DESTRUCTOR!!! SHE GETS ALL OF IT!!! THE COVER!!!

Referee: ONEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!

Referee: TWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!

Referee: THRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(DING! DING! DING!)

Stephie Love: Here is your winner… SIERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!

(‘Hey Superstar’ by Madina Lake hits as Sierra immediately gets back up to her feet. She confidently dusts her shoulders off while the referee makes their way over, raising her arm in victory. She then turns around and makes her way up to the top rope, raising her arm in the air with a smirk on her face before starting her celebration)

Flannery McCoy: Big win here from Sierra! Congrats on this iconic win in this Iconic Cup!

Stew-O: Lila Vandran really tried her best but Sierra was too much for her and now she continues her winning streak which I’m sure she is more than happy about maintaining!

Jake Mercer: She sure was and she gets them coveted points and continues to dominate this whole tournament.

(The camera cuts to a commercial featuring Chris Elite trying to break Young Thug out of jail.)

(“Sweet Caroline” begins to play into the Kigali Arena following the commercial break and the packed crowd inside comes alive for Caroline as she makes her way out! Caroline waves at the supportive crowd while she comes down the ramp, a microphone already in her hand.)

Flannery McCoy: Caroline lost to Harley Lewis at Grand Rampage in the semi-finals of the New Era Classic, but that seemed to hardly be the concern surrounding her after the fact – it was what Bethany Blue had to say to her that was so stunning!

Stew-O: Even I have to admit that what Bethany had to say was pretty harsh toward Caroline. Sure, she may not have expected Caroline to lose but sometimes things don’t go the way some expect them to; Bethany’s been around long enough to know that!

Jake Mercer: Bethany should only be surrounding herself with winners! 😤 She can’t be out here associating with losers! Anyone complaining just doesn’t understand or doesn’t share the mentality of our Empress of Elite; those kinds of people are pretty much hopeless!

Flannery McCoy: I wouldn’t call Caroline a loser – or hopeless, if that’s what you’re implying – since she’s got the potential for a very bright future! There’ll be plenty more opportunities ahead of her as long as she keeps at it.

(Caroline enters the ring, “Sweet Caroline” fading out as she takes her place in the middle of the ring. She allows a moment to pass and finally speaks, seemingly ready to address what all had gone down between herself and Bethany.)

Caroline: So like, as everyone knows, I spent about the last month training with Bethany Blue and learning from her what I could to try and succeed in this business – and it was a totally super great opportunity to learn from one of the best! I mean, there totally aren’t a whole lot of people around here who would’ve even considered taking the time to take someone so new under their wing and try to guide them on a path of success! Like, I’m sure you all have some image in your heads of who that could be applied to and I more than likely wouldn’t even disagree. But like, having Bethany mentor me meant a whole lot and I know I never gave her a reason to think that I wasn’t giving my best every time. I wasn’t going to let her get the idea that I wasn’t fully in this or that I wasn’t going to take her seriously – this was a huge chance for me and I totally couldn’t blow it!

Caroline: With everything that Bethany has accomplished and sought to do, I knew she wasn’t going to settle for anything under her own standards. I knew I’d have to try with everything in me to make sure that she saw that I was only ever putting out my best work, and I was sure even in defeat at Grand Rampage that she’d see that. Finishing in the semi-finals of the New Era Classic might’ve been good enough for anyone else, but at some point after I got to the back, I was already thinking about what more I was ready to do – what more I could learn from Bethany so that I wouldn’t miss another opportunity. She was clearly expecting me to win, and I’m sure soooo many more people thought the same thing, but it really seems like I went and let her down; Bethany said that I totally failed her and that she doesn’t see the point in mentoring me anymore.

(As the crowd boos, Caroline shakes her head in disappointment. The way she feels, Bethany’s decision to bring a stop to everything that they had worked on together was a drastic decision and one that Caroline just can’t seem to understand.)

Caroline: As someone who’s had her own moments of coming up short, I thought for sure Bethany would understand. That’s not a dig and I’m so totally not trying to be shady or anything – Bethany’s been so super-duper helpful to me that I couldn’t ever think to take that kind of approach with her! But what she said to me at Grand Rampage was such a super shock and something that I didn’t see coming at all. I just… I just… I don’t know what to do about it, honestly. I can’t go back and change the result of the match, I don’t get a redo – all I can do is say that I’ll only continue to work harder and continue to do my best at everything like I have time and time again. That’s a promise – not just to myself or all of you amazing fans in the EAW Universe who’ve been totally supportive of me, which I’m so thankful for, but it’s a promise to Bethany, too! I’m not going to lie or downplay this as anything other than what it is, because this is definitely me trying to amends right now the best I can and hope that Bethany will change her mind about me. It’d mean the absolute world to me if you’d reconsider what you said about this mentorship being done, because I’ve spent the week thinking about all the good times we’ve had and… well, I’m sure you’re somewhere in the back listening and watching, so just take a look for yourself with the rest of us!

(Caroline points to the tron and everyone’s attention shifts to it where a slideshow featuring pictures of Bethany and Caroline begins to play. The video is accompanied with cute, happy, and hopeful music. A number of pictures are framed by borders of hearts and other various emoji as the audience is shown pictures of them training, backstage during EAW events, and from a moment between them on the Symphony of Seas cruise ship that acted as the venue for EAW’s three brands only just a few weeks prior to Grand Rampage. The video comes to a conclusion, and the camera cuts back to a smiling Caroline who looks hopeful.)

Caroline: Wasn’t that just so freakin’ cute?!?!?!?! 😭 We definitely had some good times together and all the advice that you gave me are all only things that I’ll take with me into the future! But I don’t think that should all come to an end over one loss; I’d say it’s even kind of a bit dramatic that it’s just all come to an end over that. 😅 I know there’s so much more I can learn, so much more from you that I can come to understand about this business – and we-

(Caroline is interrupted by “Somebody Get Me a Doctor” by Van Halen and Bethany Blue casually makes her way out, however, she doesn’t head down the ramp to get into the ring and join Caroline. Instead, Bethany remains standing on the stage and she doesn’t look at all enthused about the situation that she’s in right now. The Empress of Elite looks like she’d rather not be involved at all.)

Caroline: Aren’t you gonna come to the ring? I mean, we can’t really reconnect with you standing aaaaall the way up there, y’know? 😅

Dr. Bethany Blue: But that’s just the thing, Caroline, I’m not out here to “reconnect” or whatever you were hoping your little video of us was going to accomplish.

(The crowd boos but Bethany just gives an irritated, slight roll of her eyes. Caroline doesn’t appear to understand Bethany’s actions.)

Caroline: A lot of work went into that video though! I only picked out our BEST pictures of us together, and do you have ANY idea how hard that was?! Because there were honestly just soooooo many! I thought about having them ALL in there and I was totally set on just doing that but the video production guy was all like “I don’t know if we’ll have the time to include all these in the show, Caroline” and I was like, “but it’s Bethany freakin’ Blue and she’s such an actual queen!! 🥰” Anyway, I don’t know how I did it but I somehow narrowed them down, and if you ask me, I’d say after that video we should be able to look past Grand Rampage together-

Dr. Bethany Blue: We’re not going to be doing anything together, Caroline. Not now, not tomorrow, not any day after this, because I meant it when I said that I was DONE mentoring you. I didn’t see things going this way with you, but what happened in the New Era Classic and the disappointment you left me with when you lost to Harley Lewis was just unimaginable. I expected better and you just failed to deliver, plain and simple. I don’t know what you didn’t understand at Grand Rampage but I’ll get it across in simpler terms for you: I don’t mentor losers.

(For the first time since coming out, Caroline’s hopefulness seems gone. She stands there shocked and no doubt insulted, shaking her head in disbelief.)

Caroline: You’re calling me a loser? Bethany-

Dr. Bethany Blue: “Doctor Bethany”.

Caroline: Well… Dr. Bethany, I just- It’s not making any sense to me though that this is what it’s come to just because I lost! I’d done so well-

Dr. Bethany Blue: But it’s not just that, Caroline, and you should know that. You’ve also just been a distraction from what I’ve had going on – or rather, a distraction from anything else I could’ve had going on. Rather than getting to focus on myself, I got tied up with IDOL-GUN because of you and even that turned out to be a colossal waste of my time with how badly Miku and Hikari underperformed against myself and Ms. Extreme. I thought I was doing something nice by mentoring you, a good deed that would see its payoff thanks to my added expertise – but it appears that it was just a matter of hopes being too high with how you let that opportunity slip right past you. Me? I wouldn’t have let that chance get past me, certainly not against Harley Lewis. Maybe I was too willing to put your newness aside in favor of your attitude and energy to really consider your inexperience, that you wouldn’t be ready like I anticipated – but it’s really just extra baggage at this point in my career that I don’t need at all weighing on me right now.

Caroline: You make it seem like there’s no coming back from this for me, but I promise you that I can be even better! I swear I’m not some lost cause, it doesn’t have to be like this. 😟

Dr. Bethany Blue: But it does. Like I said at Grand Rampage, maybe one day you will become successful but it’s clearly not right now and you need more time. I have a future Universal Women’s Championship reign to look forward to and prepare for, I should be focusing on that and not worrying about things I wouldn’t have to if I didn’t get sucked into situations like the one I got pulled into during Super Voltage. I wouldn’t even have been there that night if it hadn’t been for you having me come along with you, and considering everything that happened after the fact, it seems that I would’ve been better off putting my attention elsewhere. A lot of people are going to try to make me out to be the bad guy here for what I’m saying, but regardless of how it all looks or sounds, we’re all going to look back on this knowing that it’s true – even Grand Rampage proved it for me enough as it is on all accounts. So, like I said at Grand Rampage? This is over, Caroline, this is the end of the distractions and the end of unnecessary situations that I don’t need to be in that sidetrack me from my future. We’re DONE.

(Bethany drops her microphone, having said her piece and clearly not being interested in doing anymore talking. She shrugs her shoulders as she looks down into the ring at Caroline, who appears distraught over everything that she’s heard and how Bethany feels now about the time spent having trained her. The reigning Empress of Elite begins to turn around and start toward the entrance, headed for the backstage area to the sound of boos from the audience that she doesn’t take the time to react to.)

Caroline: Bethany, wait! Please don’t go! Come back! I’ll do better, I promise! Bethany, please! I swear! Don’t go! Bethany….

(But Bethany is now out of sight as she’s gone backstage, and Caroline stands at the ropes appearing to be on the verge of tears. She shakes her head and looks around at the audience, as if expecting any sort of answer as to how she should handle this situation now but getting nothing in response. Caroline is clearly hurt by Bethany’s refusal to continue to work with her, and as Caroline’s head lowers in an obvious sadness, the scene fades out.)

(A commercial is shown for Tinder starring Myles who swipes left for women showing her dedication towards Mineva, before quietly swiping right for Persephone.)

(Friday Night Dynasty comes back from commercial break to show Stephie Love standing at the center of the ring with a smile on her face ready to announce the next match!)

Stephie Love: Ladies and gentlemen, the following is a B BLOCK MATCHUP IN THE ICONIC CUP TOURNAMENT! And it is a bout scheduled for…

Crowd: ONE FALL!!!

(‘7 rings’ by Ariana Grande begins to play up through the speakers to loud boos, with the camera going from the stands to the stage where Veena Adams is shown making her way out from the backstage area. She has a look of pure disdain on her face tonight, looking around before shaking her head as she makes her way down the ramp and towards the ring.)

Stephie Love: Introducing first… from Greenwich, Connecticut… weighing in at 121 pounds… ‘THE PRINCESS OF PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING’… VEENA ADAMS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jake Mercer: NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! THE WICKED BITCH OF THE WEST IS BACK! I THOUGHT WE GOT RID OF HER AFTER THE EMPRESS OF ELITE TOURNAMENT!!!

Stew-O: Well I’m sure Veena shares the same sentiments as you being back here tonight, knowing what happened the last time she was participating on Dynasty full time, being absolutely embarrassed and shunned away. Nonetheless, complaining about that surely is not her focus here tonight, what is though, is the Iconic Cup Tournament.

Flannery McCoy: She’s up against some tough competition, but that doesn’t seem to be a problem for her whatsoever. Veena has faced the best of the best in this company and has been around long enough to know what she’s getting herself into most of the time. We’re just going to have to see if this is one of those nights, and see how she fares.

(‘A Cruel Angel’s Thesis’ by Yoko Takahashi then begins to follow that with the EAW Universe’s boos turning into cheers upon seeing Usagi Senshi make her way out to the stage. She has a smile on her face before posing enthusiastically. She then takes a deep breath before beginning to make her way towards the ring from there.)

Stephie Love: And her opponent… from Okinawa, Japan… weighing in at 130 pounds… ‘THE CRYPTIC ACE’… USAGI SENSHI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Stew-O: While Veena can say that she has some sort of leverage with four points walking into this match, I don’t think Usagi can really say the same for herself. While sure, she’s not on a complete losing streak, she has two points in the Iconic Cup tournament and surely that is something that is less than ideal for her.

Flannery McCoy: She’s looking to rack up some more points so she can excel in this tournament and have a chance to reach the finals, but right now something like that is not going to be the easiest task. Nonetheless, we’ll just have to see what happens in what should be a great match here tonight on Friday Night Dynasty!

Jake Mercer: You know, looking at Usagi I think my good friend Gavin Kirkland has a point-

Flannery McCoy: Stop. Stop this instant.

(DING! DING! DING!)

Stew-O: Here we go as this B Block match in the Iconic Cup Tournament is officially underway! Two Showdown natives are in action tonight here on Dynasty and it’s clear that there is no love loss between the two of them. Veena and Usagi making their way around the ring, stepping forward and engaging into a lockup- BUT VEENA SLAPS USAGI RIGHT AGAINST THE FACE! WHAT A SIGN OF DISRESPECT FROM ‘THE GOLDEN NIECE’! Usagi stumbles back, and it looks like she’s not taking that so kindly. But at the same time, I don’t think Veena really gives a damn as she yells at her violently and throws profanities her way. Usagi looks to retaliate, BUT VEENA LOOKS TO SLAP HER AGAIN-

Flannery McCoy: USAGI ISN’T HAVING IT! She just grabbed the wrist of Veena before it could connect, BEFORE SENDING A SPIN KICK TOWARDS HER ABDOMEN! Veena definitely regrets trying that as she clutches her gut and retreats back quickly, ONLY FOR USAGI TO STEP UP THIS TIME AND CONNECT WITH A KNEE STRIKE TO HER JAW TO TAKE HER DOWN TO THE MAT! Veena drops flat on the canvas, it’s then that Usagi runs to the ropes and back… BUT BEFORE SHE CAN DO ANYTHING VEENA ROLLS OUT OF THE RING! Seems like she didn’t want anything to do with that especially this early into the match!

Jake Mercer: THAT’S PLAYING SMART! THAT’S RING SMARTS AT IT’S FINEST- NEVERMIND! USAGI JUST LAUNCHED HERSELF THROUGH THE ROPES AND TO THE OUTSIDE LAUNCHING HERSELF AT VEENA! Veena doesn’t drop thanks to it, instead falling against the barricade spinefirst! That definitely had to hurt, and it’s even more apparent that Usagi isn’t going to let her escape either while she rolls Veena back into the ring and closely follows. Usagi waits for Veena to get back up… BEFORE SPINNING AROUND AND CONNECTING WITH A DISCUS CLOTHESLINE TO THE HEAD!

Stew-O: BUT VEENA DUCKS UNDER! Usagi loses balance and stumbles forward, AND BEFORE SHE CAN TURN AROUND VEENA RUNS THE ROPES AND BACK BEFORE CLUTCHING AT HER HEAD AND PLANTING HER WITH A RUNNING BULLDOG! Veena gets herself up to a kneeling position, and I don’t think she’s as arrogant as she was a few minutes ago, in fact she looks more pissed off than anything else. Veena now grabs Usagi by the head before sending her to the ropes… LEAPING INTO THE AIR AND GOING FOR A DROPKICK- NO! Usagi grabs a hold of the ropes just in time! Veena falls stomachfirst on the mat but quickly scrambles back up, ONLY FOR USAGI TO LEAP INTO THE AIR AND CONNECT WITH DOUBLE KNEES TO THE HEAD TO DROP HER LIMP ON THE CANVAS! USAGI HOOKS THE LEG AND GOES FOR AN EARLY PIN!

OOONNNEEE!!!

Flannery McCoy: BUT VEENA KICKS OUT BEFORE TWO! Veena isn’t going to give up that easily and Usagi knows that, immediately mounting on top of her before beginning to rain down brutal strikes towards the face! Veena is only able to block them with her forearms, but despite that it’s sure doing a number on her! Before the referee can get involved Usagi backs up, giving Veena a moment to get up- ONLY FOR USAGI TO STOMP DOWN ON HER CHEST FORCING HER BACK DOWN! Usagi from there grabs her by the head and heaves her up to her feet, HOOKING HER ARMS BEFORE LIFTING HER UP INTO THE AIR AND DROPPING HER DOWN TO THE MAT ONCE AGAIN THIS TIME WITH A SNAP DRAGON SUPLEX! Usagi isn’t done though as she makes her way over, clutching at Veena’s arm while bringing her back up, AND LAUNCHING HER INTO A BELLY-TO-BELLY SUPLEX NOW!

Jake Mercer: BUT VEENA MANAGES TO LAND ON HER FEET! She stumbles forward yet turns around at the same time Usagi does, CATCHING HER WITH A HEEL KICK TO THE SIDE OF HER HEAD! Usagi manages to stay up but that does not mean she’s all in it right now, clearly stunned thanks to the attack, AND VEENA LOOKS TO MAKE IT WORSE AS SHE SCOOPS HER UP BY THE WAIST AND RUNS HER FORWARD USING HER AS A BATTERING RAM STRAIGHT INTO THE TURNBUCKLE PADDING! Usagi gives a cry of pain and she’s definitely going to be feeling more of that with Veena now beginning to absolutely tee off with shots towards the body taking the air right out of her lungs! Veena from there clutches at the head of Usagi, BEFORE LAUNCHING HER TOWARDS THE CENTER OF THE RING AND SENDING HER CRASHING DOWN!

Stew-O: Veena isn’t done though as she turns around and falls against the corner, waiting for Usagi to get back up to her feet… BEFORE SHE RUNS FORWARD AND GOES FOR A JUMPING KNEE STRIKE TOWARDS THE HEAD OF USAGI- BUT USAGI MANAGES TO SIDESTEP! Veena slides down to a knee while Usagi dips down to a knee out of fatigue but quickly recovers, BEFORE STEPPING FORWARD AND CONNECTING WITH AN ELBOW STRIKE TO THE BACK OF VEENA’S HEAD SENDING HER DOWN TO THE MAT! Veena clearly did not expect that, and now Usagi looks to take advantage of that quick turnaround by grabbing her and pulling her between the legs… BEFORE LIFTING HER UP INTO THE AIR AND DRIVING HER DOWN TO THE MAT WITH A SIT-OUT POWERBOMB! Usagi isn’t done as she holds onto the legs… BEFORE TURNING VEENA AROUND AND CINCHING IN A BRUTAL LOOKING BOSTON CRAB!

Flannery McCoy: Veena giving a cry of pain, desperately trying to reach out for the ropes but with 130 pounds crushing down on top of you it’s not going to be the easiest feat! She scratches and claws at the canvas, but Usagi has the hold locked in tight and she simply refuses to let go of it! But Veena refuses to give up on the other hand, as she reaches her hand out… BEFORE GRABBING THE BOTTOM ROPE! The referee makes her way over and indicates that Veena has forced a rope break, leaving Usagi to begrudgingly release the Boston Crab submission and push on with the matchup at hand!

Jake Mercer: Usagi now grabbing at the arm of Veena, before sending her towards the ropes- Oop, Veena manages to plant her feet to the ground and prevent Usagi from moving her! Veena still has some fight left in her as Usagi tugs with all of her might, BUT VEENA SIMPLY GETS THE BETTER OF HER AS SHE CONNECTS WITH A KNEE TOWARDS THE ABDOMEN! Veena keeps a hold of the arm though, sending Usagi towards the ropes and back… BUT USAGI TURNS IT AROUND RUNNING TOWARDS VEENA AND CONNECTING WITH A EUROPEAN UPPERCUT! Veena falls against the ropes, but rebounds off of them using them for momentum- Only for Usagi to connect with a forearm smash to the face! She isn’t done though, connecting with another European Uppercut to Veena’s jaw! Usagi now, CONNECTING WITH A SPINNING BACKFIST! BEFORE FOLLOWING THAT UP WITH A ROUNDHOUSE KICK TO DROP VEENA DOWN TO THE MAT! SHE CALLS THAT ONE ‘THE ELITE COMBO’ AND THAT IS INDEED ELITE!

Stew-O: Usagi looks down at Veena, composing herself while waiting for her to get back up, before taking advantage and running to the ropes… USAGI GOING FOR ‘MOOD SWINGS’! CARTWHEEL SUNSET FLIP POWERBOMB!

Flannery McCoy: BUT VEENA ROLLS FORWARD CAUSING USAGI TO FALL RIGHT ONTO HER TAILBONE! Usagi gives a cry of pain while Veena turns around and runs to the ropes… SLICING VEENA IN HALF WITH A VICIOUS SPEAR! THE RYAN ADAMS INSPIRED MOVE CONNECTS WHILE VEENA ROLLS BACK AND HOOKS THE LEG GOING FOR THE PIN ON USAGI NOW! COULD THIS BE IT?!

OOONNNEEE!!!

TTTTWWWWOOOO!!!!

TTTTTTHHHHHRRRRRRRE-

Jake Mercer: BUT USAGI MANAGES TO KICK OUT JUST IN THE NICK OF TIME! And now just look at the expression on Veena’s face. Like it or not, this Iconic Cup match pushes forward! Veena is back up on her feet, stomping towards the corner once again waiting for Usagi to get back up… BEFORE GOING FOR ONE MORE SPEAR ATTEMPT FOR GOOD MEASURE TOWARDS USAGI! WILL IT CONNECT-

Stew-O: NO! USAGI MANAGES TO CONNECT WITH A KNEE TO THE TOP OF VEENA’S HEAD BEFORE SHE CAN CONNECT DROPPING HER DOWN TO THE MAT! Usagi stumbles backward and falls against the turnbuckle padding in exhaustion, BEFORE RUNNING FORWARD AND LEAPING INTO THE AIR CONNECTING WITH A DOUBLE FOOT STOMP TO THE CHEST OF VEENA ADAMS FOR GOOD MEASURE! Veena clutches at her chest while sitting up, ONLY TO BE MET WITH A KICK TO THE FACE BY USAGI TO TAKE HER BACK DOWN TO THE CANVAS!

Flannery McCoy: Usagi giving a thunderous battle cry before grabbing Veena around the waist, looking to set her up… SENDING HER FLYING THROUGH THE AIR WITH ‘ACE-PLEX’! THE HIGH-ANGLE THROWING GERMAN SUPLEX MUST’VE SHOT PAIN ALL THROUGHOUT THE BODY OF VEENA ADAMS UPON IMPACT! USAGI LOOKS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THAT AS SHE DROPS DOWN AND GOES FOR HER OWN PIN! COULD THIS BE IT RIGHT HERE?!

OOONNNEEE!!!

TTTTWWWWOOOO!!!!

TTTTTHHHHHRRRRRRRE-

Jake Mercer: NOT! JUST! YET! BECAUSE ‘THE PRINCESS OF PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING’ JUST KICKED OUT! The look on Usagi’s face tells all, she did not expect that to happen. But that’s just what happens when you want to win a tournament as prestigious as the Iconic Cup, you’re going to give it your all and simply refuse to waver! Usagi grabs Veena and brings her back up, pushing her into the corner, and oh no that doesn’t look good, she begins to bring her up to the top rope! Veena clearly realizes the predicament that she finds herself in right now, but doesn’t have any sort of time to retaliate with Usagi throwing repeated punches towards her face to stun her! Usagi is absolutely laying into Veena, and not giving her a moment to breathe! It then looks like she thinks that the moment is right, with her beginning to make her way up to the top rope, joining Veena up there! Veena shakes off the pain and once again attempts to fight back this time returning punches back- BUT IT’S USAGI THAT LEAPS UP ONTO THE SHOULDERS OF VEENA AND GOES FOR A TOP-ROPE FRANKENSTEINER!

Stew-O: ONLY FOR VEENA TO TAKE CONTROL AND PROPEL HERSELF OFF THE TURNBUCKLES BEFORE SLAMMING HER DOWN ONTO THE CANVAS WITH AN AVALANCHE POWERBOMB! WHAT A MOVE AS VEENA HOLDS USAGI IN POSITION AND PINS HER SHOULDERS DOWN TO THE MAT! COULD VEENA PULL OFF THE WIN AND GET HERSELF TWO POINTS RIGHT HERE?!

OOONNNEEE!!!

TTTTTWWWWWOOOOO!!!!!

TTTTTTHHHH-

Flannery McCoy: BUT USAGI KICKS OUT! Veena collapses down to the mat alongside her, but you can see regardless how pissed off she looks because of that! Her hands ball into fists before angrily slamming the canvas, heaving herself up to her feet and taking a moment to catch her breath… BEFORE RUNNING THE ROPES AND LEAPING INTO THE AIR CONNECTING WITH A KNEE DROP TO THE HEAD OF USAGI! Veena isn’t done though as she gets back up, BEFORE CONNECTING WITH ANOTHER ONE-

Jake Mercer: ONLY FOR USAGI TO CLUTCH AT THE ROPES AND PULL HERSELF AWAY BEFORE THAT CAN CONNECT! Veena crumbles down to the ground clutching the knee while Usagi pulls herself up, LAUNCHING OFF OF THE ROPES AND CONNECTING WITH A SPRINGBOARD FOREARM STRIKE TO DROP HER DOWN TO THE CANVAS! Usagi is back in this match right now, grabbing the arm of Veena and bringing her back up… BEFORE WINDING HER UP AND UNLEASHING A BRUTAL RIPCORD ELBOW STRIKE TOWARDS THE BRIDGE OF HER NOSE TO TAKE HER DOWN TO THE CANVAS! Veena is down on the mat, meanwhile Usagi still has a hold of Veena before bringing her back up once more… AND PULLING HER IN AND CONNECTING WITH A SHORT-ARM CLOTHESLINE THIS TIME TO BRUTALLY DROP HER DOWN TO THE MAT ONCE AGAIN!

Stew-O: Who knows how much either of these women can take right now, it’s taken a lot out of them to even stand on their own two feet right now, heaven forbid we figure out what’s going to be either of their breaking points in this matchup! Usagi makes her way over and grabs at the legs of Veena… GOING FOR ANOTHER BOSTON CRAB SUBMISSION HOLD- BUT VEENA IS ONE STEP AHEAD AS SHE PUSHES HER AWAY WITH HER BOOTS JUST IN TIME! Usagi staggers backward, giving time for Veena to get back up, BEFORE GOING FOR A KICK TO THE FACE-

Flannery McCoy: BUT USAGI MANAGES TO CATCH IT JUST IN TIME! Usagi keeps a hold of it, BEFORE GOING FOR A DRAGON SCREW MANEUVER- BUT THAT DOESN’T HAPPEN AS VEENA COUNTERS IT INTO AN ENZUIGIRI- BUT THAT DOESN’T HAPPEN EITHER AS USAGI DUCKS UNDER IT BEFORE KEEPING A HOLD OF THE LEG AND GOING FOR AN ANKLE LOCK SUBMISSION- BUT THAT DOESN’T HAPPEN EITHER WITH VEENA ONCE AGAIN ROLLING ONTO HER BACK AND PUSHING USAGI AWAY!

Jake Mercer: Usagi is stunned, AND THAT GIVES VEENA THE OPPORTUNITY TO SLIP IN FROM BEHIND AND LIFT HER UP INTO A GERMAN SUPLEX- BUT USAGI WITH AN ELBOW BEFORE TURNING VEENA AROUND AND GOING FOR HER OWN- BUT VEENA RETALIATES BACK WITH A ELBOW OF HER OWN! Both of them are at a standstill… BEFORE THEY RUN AT ONE ANOTHER AND CONNECT WITH DOUBLE CLOTHESLINES TAKING ONE ANOTHER DOWN TO THE CANVAS!

(Both female Elitists are disheveled, out of breath, and flat out exhausted at the moment. Usagi Senshi and Veena Adams have put one another through the wringer in this match, and it’s apparent just how much they want to win this thing. That is only made clearer with the two of them both getting back up at the same time, staring a hole into one another and despite everything that they’ve been through, looking to tear one another apart. Veena attempts to keep her balance while Usagi collects herself, and it’s then that the two of them step forward and engage one another.)

Stew-O: VEENA STEPS FORWARD AND GOES FOR AN ELBOW! USAGI IS STUNNED BUT RESPONDS WITH ONE BACK! AND HERE WE GO! VEENA! USAGI! VEENA! USAGI! VEENA! USAGI! VEENA! AND USAGI FINALLY STOPS THE EXCHANGE WITH A KICK TO THE KNEECAP! It’s then that Usagi runs to the ropes and back… BEFORE LAUNCHING HERSELF THROUGH THE AIR AND CONNECTING WITH A CL:OTHESLINE TO THE HEAD! Veena is taken down but not for long as she quickly gets back up- ONLY TO BE TAKEN DOWN WITH ANOTHER CLOTHESLINE FOR GOOD MEASURE! Usagi is now waiting for Veena to get back up to her feet… BEFORE CLOCKING HER AGAINST THE SKULL WITH A HEADBUTT TO FINISH IT OFF!

Flannery McCoy: It looks like Usagi has something up her sleeve right now, and whatever it is it’s not going to be good for Veena Adams in this match. Veena manages to get herself up to a knee, and already that spells trouble for her… WITH USAGI GOING FOR ‘FATALITY’! RUNNING BICYCLE KNEE STRIKE TO A KNEELING VEENA!

Jake Mercer: BUT VEENA MANAGES TO DODGE OUT OF THE WAY BEFORE SETTING USAGI UP… CONNECTING WITH ‘A DARK TURN’! SPINNING HEADLOCK ELBOW DROP CONNECTS! BUT VEENA ISN’T DONE AS SHE SHOOTS UP TO HER FEET AND RUNS UP TO THE TOP ROPE! OH MY!

Stew-O: ‘FATAL VOW’! MOONSAULT DOUBLE FOOT STOMP ABSOLUTELY CRUSHES USAGI SENSHI UNDER VEENA ADAMS! VEENA NOW FALLING BACK AND HOOKING THE LEG! GOING FOR A PIN ATTEMPT! COULD THIS BE IT?!

OOONNNEEE!!!

TTTTWWWWOOOO!!!!

TTTTTTHHHHHHRRRRRRRRRREEEEEEEE!!!!!!

(DING! DING! DING!)

(‘7 rings’ once again begins to play up to absolutely thunderous boos resonating from the crowd as a result. The camera goes over to Veena Adams who is pulling herself up into a kneeling position, placing her hands on her hips and catching her breath. The referee makes their way over and looks to raise Veena’s arm in the air, but Veena simply snatches her hand away before spreading her arms out with an arrogant smirk on her face. She basks in the glory of her victory before starting her celebration inside of the ring.)

Stephie Love: Ladies and gentlemen, here is your winner gaining TWO POINTS IN THE ICONIC CUP TOURNAMENT!!!!!!!! VEENA ADAMS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Flannery McCoy: And with this match coming to a close, Veena Adams gets herself another set of points! This was a very hard-hitting match, with both Elitists showing why they were the choice to win over the other. But when it all came down to the wire, Veena’s determination outweighed Usagi’s, and she ended up getting her hand raised in victory as a result.

Stew-O: It’s a bitter pill to swallow for Usagi for sure, but I have no doubt that she’ll be able to get back up to her feet and keep going, it’ll just take time that’s all. Nonetheless, The Iconic Cup Tournament continues to push on, and Veena walks out with another win under her belt, surely setting herself up for success point-wise. Congratulations on the victory!

(Veena Adams rolls out of the ring and simply struts up the ramp, meanwhile, inside of the ring Usagi Senshi is seen seated in the corner with a disappointed expression mingled with pain on her face. The last shot seen is Veena giving an arrogant bow on the stage, before disappearing through the backstage area while Friday Night Dynasty fades to elsewhere.)

(A commercial is shown for a Friday The 13th Part VIII remake, Vizzy takes Manhattan, where he spends the entire movie belittling New York.)

( “Shadow of the Century Man” by Rob Zombie stirs throughout the arena, with Solomon Stane and Kirk Redwood walking out before the Rwandan crowd tonight! These two men have quite a task ahead of them in the near future, they’ll be stepping into the ring against The High Rollerz and The Haircare Kings, with the Elite Answers Wrestling Unified Tag Team Championships on the line! The commentators tonight discuss what lies ahead for Stane and Redwood, given the intricacies resulting in the two of them teaming up! They also discuss recent history, both men failing to win the historic Grand Rampage match, as well as Solomon Stane facing and coming up short against none other than Scott Diamond in his last appearance on Dynasty! Finally, we’re given a brief overview of Kirk Redwood’s upcoming bout with Shane Gates, destined to take place on Sunday Night Voltage. What can be stated for sure, is in the build-up to Battle of Egypt III, this duo has been kept more-than busy. Will their inexperience and underdog status shine through when the promotion touches down in Alexandria, Egypt? Or will Stane and Redwood be capable of overthrowing the odds and capturing the EAW Unified Tag Team Championships?! Stane and Redwood are settled in the ring now, both men have microphones in their hands and the former of those names, Solomon, steps forward to speak. )

Solomon Stane: The last few weeks haven’t been kind to me. I lost against Scott Diamond, and when it came to the Grand Rampage, I wasn’t able to win. Above all? The Golden Guns were forced to dismember, not through fault of our own, no disagreements or nothing, but with my partner unfortunately getting injured it just didn’t make sense to continue down that endeavor. I still wanted to chase down those Unified Tag Team Championships, though. I have a little bit of recent history with The High Rollerz, so the motivation is still there. But I wasn’t able to do that all on my lonesome. I needed a partner who’d take to the ring with me at the Battle of Egypt.

Kirk Redwood: That’s where I come in. Shane Gates and I? Didn’t see eye-to-eye. There’s a certain level of ambition I desire, and my former partner couldn’t match-up. It’s unfortunate that our partnership didn’t work out, but if you flounder and reminisce rather than picking yourself up and moving-on forward? Then you’re going to be left in the dust. I needed a friend, a partner who shares my motivation, who wants the same things that I want. On Voltage? I’m going to do what’s necessary and beat Shane Gates into the canvas. Because as I said, you have to adapt and evolve with the times, and the Redwood-to-Gates partnership wasn’t cutting it.

Solomon Stane: You know what’s beginning to get on my nerves? People assume because it’s not the Golden Guns going to Alexandria, or Redwood and Gates, that this combination isn’t good enough. They assume that the two of us aren’t compatible; that what we’re doing only holds the purpose of desperately getting into the show and onto the card. But what you’d be surprised to find out, is that the two of us? We’re better than the Golden Guns, we’re better than Redwood and Gates. Trust my word, we’re more dangerous than those other combinations ever would be. So I’m confident in a week’s time, at the Battle of Egypt, we’re going to prove that.

Kirk Redwood: We’re not stupid, though. We know this whole thing is basically being promoted as a standard two-on-two. The High Rollerz, the Haircare Kings. I’m certain some people in this arena tonight probably had no idea that Solomon and I were in it until we came out. People are getting all excited about David, Chris, Jake and Jack without giving the two of us a sniff. There’s hardly any talk about Stane and Redwood in this match. Which is fine! Because time-and-time again we’ve seen Cinderella stories where the underdogs, where the common man, overcomes the odds and captures the championship gold. So keep the narrative up, keep saying that The High Rollerz are going to become four-time champions, keep saying that The Haircare Kings are going to retain. Because you’re only going to have egg on your face and look downright stupid when Solomon and I leave Alexandria with the Unified Tag Team Championships.

Solomon Stane: That goes for the four of you, too. The High Rollerz, The Haircare Kings, keep sleeping on Redwood and I, we dare you. Because we have nothing to lose and the most to gain from this upcoming match. You’re all going to be in a dog fight, so, so much on the line with legacies to keep intact and places on the grandest stage of them all hanging in the balance. He and I don’t have that privilege, we’re not fighting to be known as the best-of-all-time, just the best in the present day, in the moment. So when we get into that ring—

( “I Get Money” by 50 Cent bursting through the sound system cuts Solomon Stane off, with the Kigali Arena becoming unglued! It’s David Davidson and Jack Ripley! The High Rollerz are out here tonight to the appreciation of the crowd. At Grand Rampage, we did see Ripley and Davidson albeit in a backstage interview segment alongside Michael Belfort. But I think more noteworthy than that, is at the prior Voltage show, we saw David Davidson and Kirk Redwood go one-on-one, only for the match to end in a no-contest following The Haircare Kings, Jack Ripley and Solomon Stane all getting involved! It was a true car crash of a finish with all six-men ending up in and around the ring brawling for their lives! David and Jack gesture that they’re not here to cause trouble, the two men reluctantly grab microphones from a ringside attendant and get into the ring, coming face-to-face with Solomon and Kirk. )

David Davidson: Solomon, Kirk, we get it. We’re not underestimating anything. Jack and I have been around in this business to know that not every fight, every match, goes the way that it is supposed to go. Sure, sometimes the favorites clear the house. But sometimes the underdogs win too and that’s the circle of life, it’s the beauty of professional wrestling. So the High Rollerz see you even if The Haircare Kings might not, we recognise your strengths and your skills and we know at the Battle of Egypt that the two of us are in for a tough, tough match-up.

Jack Ripley: But just because we don’t underestimate you, it doesn’t mean that we see you as credible threats in the bout. Like it or not, but with the predictions and everyone labeling the two of you as underdogs, comes validity to those statements. See, David and I? We’ve been teaming for such a long time now, we know what it’s like to get under the spotlight, be champions and be challengers to those Unified Tag Team Championships. We’re the personification of what it means to be a successful tag team in this business, if our three-time champions status doesn’t show you that, then what’s to come in Alexandria will.

David Davidson: Real teams like The High Rollerz can stumble. We’ve stumbled in the past and the likelihood of how this sport goes means that we’ll stumble in the future. But we’re a proper team and there’s a reason you guys are just Solomon Stane and Kirk Redwood. That reason is because you’re makeshift and not proper. You’re in this match to save face, what have you actually accomplished as a duo that makes you worthy of being in this bout and competing for the Unified Tag Team Championships? Individually we respect you, give you your flowers and all of that. But as a team? Come off it. It’s good you recognise you’re the underdogs, it’s good you point out you don’t have the experience and know-how that comes with being in a tag team for a long time. Because that’s what is going to cost you.

Jack Ripley: David and I know what the other is doing without saying it. We can plan our offense and work towards winning matches without stumbles and moments of doubt because we’ve been doing so for years at this point. You’re no Golden Guns, you’re no Redwood and Gates. You can claim you’re a better partnership, maybe time will prove you right. But as David said, against The High Rollerz? Against the current champions? You’re the underdogs for a very obvious reason and there won’t be a fairytale, fantasy book ending for the two of you.

David Davidson: What went down on Voltage was just a whole, entire mess. But at Battle of Egypt we’re all coming head-to-head, there won’t be ambushes, blindsides and the like for the two of you to swan on from. It’s just not going to happen, you have our sympathies. I’m not even saying you guys don’t have potential to maybe one day become a legit force in this division if you give it time, but realistically how long do teams last before breaking up due to the results not being in their favor? Whether you stick it out in the long run or not is irrelevant though, because none of that will have any bearing on what happens come Battle of Egypt when you’re going against a well-oiled machine. You’re the outliers in this match with good reason. The High Rollerz are going to cement themselves as the four-time Unified Tag Team Champions of the world and the best team to ever do it! But look at the bright side, the two of you, Jake and Chris will all get to stop playing pretend and actually clamber onto the singles endeavors you so obviously crave. The tag team division will be left in the hands of The High Rollerz and prestige will be restored. The Haircare Kings can go and do whatever they need to do, and as for you guys? You guys could win the 24/7 Battle Royale, right?

( Both Jack and David smirk while ‘I Get Money’ once again begins to play up while the two of them drop their microphones down to the ground. The High Rollerz proceed to leave the ring, making their intentions known while Solomon and Kirk watch on inside the ring. The two of them clearly are not pleased with the sudden interruption and are not going to take so lightly to this, but instead, they keep their silence as they soon follow suit. We cut to a graphic showcasing the Unified Tag Team Championships match, before Friday Night Dynasty fades to a elsewhere. )

(SCREEN BAR — EARLIER THIS WEEK.)

(The scene pans to a disclosed location — somewhere in Kigali, Rwanda. Now, not really much is said about this particular location, but it seems like it’s underneath an abandoned train station, but the walls are surrounded by various graffiti and draws, making the history of Kigali. The location is totally occupied, but by a shadow figure, who is sat near the edge of the train tracks. This particular figure’s face is concealed from the camera as their head is completely down.)

???: To say that I’m happy about everything that Jon Kelton has done these past few weeks would be a giant lie.

(From the voice, it automatically gives away that this is Alex Myers, who is cutting a promo, but they don’t look up at the camera.)

Alex Myers: I’m not happy about anything that Jon Kelton has done in the past few weeks. Nine out of ten times, I have ended up flat on the mat with Jon’s boot on my chest. I’m tired of being played like a fiddle, I’m tired of letting myself be tricked into all of these kinds of situations. Since day one, I have had an internal battle of being recognized and going into Battle of Egypt. I can’t say that I am putting the best impression on everyone who has no idea who Alex Myers is and what they can bring to the table. Instead, they will only go by what they see and I want them to see Alex Myers at their very best. I want them to see Alex Myers as a wrestler who can cause any man or woman or anything in between the biggest amount of pain that I possibly can deliver to them. If there is something that makes me happy, it’s delivering pain to whoever steps into the ring with me. At Battle of Egypt, it’s Jon Kelton’s turn to learn how to feel pain.

Alex Myers: Battle of Egypt is one of the most important matches of my entire career. It might as well be the biggest match of my life. To me, I am going to be stepping into Alexandra, Egypt with the biggest opportunity to date. I am going to be wrestling for the New Breed Championship. I had an opportunity at this championship earlier this season at Bloodsport and I fell short of the prize. I wasn’t fully prepared for what this company had in store. I wasn’t ready for the task of carrying the New Breed scene on my back. I had a lot to learn from that experience and in the process, I’ve grown. I’ve matured in a way and I realized that if I need people to recognize me, I need to do it in the biggest way and that’s going to be the New Breed Championship for me. This is the highest chance that I have ever had to win a championship. I see it on social media, I see it after the interactions with the fans, I see it in the eyes of some of the Elitist backstage, but they all know how this match is going to go for me. They don’t want to realize that. They don’t want to give me that ounce of recognition, but they all have no choice, but to recognize me and what I can do when I take the New Breed Championship from the grubby hands of Jon Kelton.

Alex Myers: I am not going to let this opportunity slip away from me just because Jon Kelton tried to pull a couple of strings to get ahead. I may have lost the battle, but I will win the war. Jon Kelton can be focused on how things have looked leading to Battle of Egypt, but I’m focused on the endgame. I am focused on how everything is going to end between the two of us. This is going to end with him on the receiving end of the hell that he has coming for him. Jon Kelton, you have pushed me beyond my limits of insanity. When the two of us face off, I don’t want there to be any distractions in my mind…so I will simply let my body control my actions.

(Slowly, Alex Myers begins to lift their head up, revealing their variation of the ‘Joker’ face paint. With the Joker style face paint, that could only mean one thing.)

Alex Myers: I won’t be arriving at Battle of Egypt as Alex Myers, but I’ll be arriving as ‘The Unknown Joker.’

(Alex Myers stares intently into the camera as the scene pans back to present-day Dynasty with the New Breed Champion, Jon Kelton backstage, who watched the entire segment go down. Jon has the New Breed Championship on his shoulder as he doesn’t look to be amused whatsoever. Michael Belfort comes backstage, ready to interview Jon about what Alex Myers said.)

Michael Belfort: Jon, do you have any thoughts on what we heard from Alex Myers about you?

(Jon Kelton scoffs and then begins to speak with such confidence.)

Jon Kelton: Is that it? Am I supposed to be scared of ‘The Unknown Joker?’ Am I supposed to be scared about what they are capable of doing to me at Battle of Egypt? Well, Michael? Do I look scared? Do I look like I’m concerned for my dear life? Do I look like I’m ducking this challenge? I’ve put Alex Myers’ down on his back for weeks. I have been getting the upper hand when it comes to this situation between the two of us. I’m not afraid of Alex Myers, ‘The Unknown Joker’ or whatever is going to show up for this match because I am not scared. If they think that’s going to scare me, well congratulations, they failed. Nothing is going to stop me from walking out of Alexandra STILL the New Breed Champion.

(Jon Kelton raises the title to eye level as he places it back on his shoulder. He walks past Michael Belfort, leaving the interviewer hanging as the scene fades elsewhere.)

(Friday Night Dynasty transitions back over to the arena as “Amerika” by Rammstein plays as Sheridan Muller makes her way out to the ring to a mixed reception.)

Stephie Love: THE FOLLOWING CONTEST IS SET FOR ONE FALL….INTRODUCING FIRST…FROM MUCHEON, DEUTSCHLAND…WEIGHING IN AT 135 POUNDS….SHHERRRRIIDDAAANN. MUULLLEERRRR!!!!

Flannery McCoy: Ever since she came back, she’s been on a roll racking up victory after victory. And she looks to gain one more tonight to gain momentum before heading off to Egypt for one of the biggest matches of her career. That match has some star power, but it still might be hard to pick anybody to stand in Sheridan’s path, as she’s on a mission.

(“Martyr” by Yasuharu Takanashi/YAIBA plays as Xerxes Godfrey walks out and receives a warm ovation from the crowd.)

Stephie Love: AND HER OPPONENT…FROM LONDON, ENGLAND ….WEIGHING IN AT 215 POUNDS…XEEERRRXEEESSS GOODDDFRREEYYY!!!!

Jake Mercer: :comeagain:

Stew-O: He had 14 days to change his name, and he did, and something about Xerxes feels…different and I don’t know what. He ended up falling short in the Grand Rampage match, finding himself eliminated once it was through, and I think he knows that he needs something big to rebound. Let’s see what he does against a competitor like Sheridan.

(Ding! Ding! Ding!)

Stew-O: And this one is underway as both Sheridan and Xerxes face off in a collar and elbow tie up…but then Sheridan out of nowhere slips out and has him in an armband, but then Xerxes flips forward and hits an arm drag taking Sheridan down before she rushes back up to her feet and charges… BUT XERXES HITS A HURRICANRANA! That causes Sheridan to roll underneath the bottom rope and stand on the apron.

Flannery McCoy: XERXES SPRINGBOARDS OFF THE SECOND ROPE AND HITS A DROPKICK DROPPING SHERIDAN DOWN TO THE OUTSIDE! Xerxes looks to keep the momentum on his side now as he scales quickly up to the top rope and he awaits for Sheridan to turn around…AND HE TAKES HER OUT WITH A BODY SPLASH!! WHAT A LITTLE FURY FROM XERXES IN THE EARLY GOINGS OF THIS MATCH!

Jake Mercer: He looks to continue the offensive momentum as he picks up Sheridan by the head…BUT SHERIDAN DRIVES HIM BACK FIRST INTO THE STEEL STEPS!! Sheridan mow bounces the head face-first off the steps before she throws Xerxes back into the ring before a few seconds pass by and she rolls back in.

Stew-O: And Sheridan approaches him now, and Xerxes tries to fight back as he delivers a spinning heel kick to the midsection, and then follows that up with an uppercut knocking her a few feet back! Sheridan walks back to him and he hits a high knee driving her back first into the corner! Xerxes now…a running high knee into the corner, and he looks to follow it up with a monkey flip, but Sheridan uses her strength to hold him high…before slamming him down to the mat and dropping an elbow to his heart, buying herself a few seconds at the minimum.

Flannery McCoy: AND SHERIDAN RUNS OFF THE ROPES AND HITS A KNEE DRIVING IT INTO THE SIDE OF HIS HEAD! Sheridan doesn’t cover though as he stands up, and he walks right into her arms and she delivers a vicious belly-to-belly suplex!! And this time she does go for the cover!

OOOOONNNNNNEEEEEE!!!!

TTTTTTTTTWWWWWWWWOOOOOO!!!!

Jake Mercer: And the youngster gets his shoulder up, and Sheridan doesn’t waste any time going back on the offense. Sheridan picks him up and she goes for a suplex…BUT XERXES USES HIS FOOT TO BLOCK IT, AND HE PICKS HER UP IN A SUPLEX POSITION…AND HE THROWS HER STOMACH FIRST ONTO THE ROPES OF HIM, AND SHERIDAN IS A SITTING DUCK HANGING ON THE ROPES!!

Stew-O: Xerxes hops on the second rope and…he leaps and drives both his knees on top of the back of Sheridan’s head! And Xerxes goes for his first cover in this matchup!

OOOOONNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!

TTTTTTTTTWWWWWWWWOOOOOOO!!!!

Flannery McCoy: The kick out from Sheridan as Xerxes looks to pick her up and set up for something…but Sheridan pushes him back a few feet…before he walks into a roundhouse kick to the head that stuns him up against the ropes… AND IN COMES SHER WHO SPEARS HIM THROUGH THE MIDDLE ROPE SENDING THEM BOTH OUT TO THE OUTSIDE

Stew-O: After a few seconds Sheridan stands and looks to get him back in the ring, but Xerxes out of nowhere hits an uppercut and I don’t think Sheridan was expecting that, and Xerxes takes this opportunity to hop on the apron as he looks down at Sheridan below him…and he runs and takes her out with a spinning DDT!! Xerxes spikes her head into the outside floor as Xerxes uses the ring skirt to pull himself back up to his feet.

(Instant replay of the tornado DDT off the ring apron.)

Flannery McCoy: Now what is the up and comer going to do to keep the momentum on his side against an opponent like Sheridan? He rolls her back in the ring as he climbs up the apron and then up to the top rope….WHAT IS HE THINKING? HE LEAPS OFF FOR THE FROG SPLASH?!

Jake Mercer: OH SHIT!! SHERIDAN GOT HER KNEES UP!! Xerxes took a huge risk and it backfired, and now look…SHERIDAN TRANSITIONS INTO THE TRIANGLE CHOKE!!! XERXES COULD BE IN A LOT OF TROUBLE HERE AS SHERIDAN APPLIES MAXIMUM PRESSURE! XERXES IS TRYING TO SCRAMBLE, AND HIS FOOT IS CLOSE TO THE ROPE, BUT IS HE GOING TO MAKE IT?!

Stew-O: AND OUT OF PURE ADRENALINE, XERXES THROWS HIS FOOT ON THE ROPE, SAVING HIMSELF IN THIS MATCH AS SHERIDAN IS FORCED TO LET GO! Xerxes is holding his throat in some pain as Sheridan stalks him from behind, and she grabs him by the arm!! SHE’S GOING FOR HER ROLLING CROSS ARMBAR, BUT XERXES HOLDS ON TO THE ROPE WITH HIS FREE HAND FOR DEAR LIFE!! AND THEN XERXES THROWS AN ELBOW, BEFORE CHARGING –

Flannery McCoy: SLINGBLADE FROM XERXES!! SHERIDAN STANDS UP AND THEN XERXES CONNECTS WITH ANOTHER ONE! Xerxes goes up to the top rope once more looking to keep this flurry of momentum going, AND HE GOES FOR THE FROG SPLASH ONCE AGAIN – AND THIS TIME IT CONNECTS AS XERXES HOOKS THE LEG FOR THE WIN!!

OOOOONNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!

TTTTTTTTTWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOO!!!!
TTTTTTTHHHHHHHHHHHRRRRRRRRRREEEEEEE1!!!!

Flannery McCoy: KICKOUT! And now Xerxes wonders what next to do in this match as he rises to his feet, waiting for Sheridan to turn around. She finally does and – HE’S SETTING UP FOR “WHITE LUCIFER”!!! HE’S GOT SHERIDAN UP –

Stew-O: SHERIDAN THROWS A KNEE TO THE TOP OF THE SKULL CAUSING XERXES TO LET HER DOWN! Sheridan is the one who looks in control now as she runs and ducks under the lariat of Xerxes and runs off the opposite ropes… AND SHE TAKES OUT XERXES WITH A HUGE.BIG BOOT THAT SOUNDED LIKE A DAMN GUNSHOT! Xerxes stumbles back up to his feet and-

Jake Mercer: “GEHENNA!!!!” She’s going for her Kimura Lock submission, but Xerxes is trying with all his will to prevent her from fully locking it in….AND OUT OF DESPERATION HE LEAPS AND DELIVERS A HARD FOREARM SHOT! AND THEN ANOTHER ONE! AND ANOTHER ONE! Sheridan finally releases her grip on his arm, and Xerxes quickly stands and delivers a jumping double foot stomp to the chest of Sheridan!

Stew-O: Xerxes picks her up off the MAT- BUT OUT OF NOWHERE SHE THROWS A RIGHT HAND…BUT XERXES CATCHES THE ARM OF SHERIDAN, AND HE APPLIES A KIMURA LOCK OF HIS OWN!! It’s not that often Sheridan finds herself in one of these situations, and she tries to scramble for a way out of this as Xerxes is wrenching back on that arm about to snap it! What is Sheridan going to do?!

Flannery McCoy: SHERIDAN USES HER STRENGTH AND POWERS XERXES UP OFF THE MAT, AND SLAMS HIM DOWN ON HIS HEAD!! Xerxes releases the hold as Sheridan holds her arm in some discomfort before putting her focus back on Xerxes. Sheridan quickly picks him up off the mat, AND SHE PULLS HIM IN FOR “ENDLESS FANTASIES”!! BUT NO – XERXES FLOPS THROUGH BACK TO HIS FEET, AND HE HITS AN ENZIGURI KICK TO THE SIDE OF THE HEAD OF SHERIDAN!! SHERIDAN IS STUNNED NOW AS –

Stew-O: KICK TO THE MIDSECTION, AND HE PULLS HER IN FOR “PIECE OF EDEN”!!! AND IT CONNECTS!!! THE PEDIGREE CONNECTS!! XERXES IS ABOUT TO PULL OFF A HUGE UPSET RIGHT HERE!!

OOOOOOONNNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!

TTTTTTTTTWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

TTTTTTTHHHHHHHHHHHRRRRRRRRRREEEEEEE!!!!!!

Jake Mercer: SHERIDAN PUTS HER FOOT ON THE BOTTOM ROPE AT THE LAST POSSIBLE SECOND!! XERXES CAN’T BELIEVE IT!

Stew-O: He doesn’t waste any time as he picks her up and he goes for “Piece of Eden” again! BUT THIS TIME SHERIDAN TWIRLS OUT OF IT AND DELIVERS A HIGH KNEE! AND SHE FOLLOWS THAT UP AND PICKS HIM UP FOR A POWERBOMB….AND SHE THROWS HIM IN A CORNER AND HITS A BUCKLE BOMB! Xerxes is in a vulnerable position now as Sheridan looks to put an end to this match!

Flannery McCoy: SHERIDAN PUTS HIM IN POSITION….AND SHE CONNECTS WITH HER PUMPHANDLE URANAGE!!! AND SHERIDAN GOES FOR THE COVER!!

OOOOOOONNNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!

TTTTTTTTTWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

TTTTTTTHHHHHHHHHHHRRRRRRRRRREEEEEEE!!!!!

Stew-O: AND XERXES GETS THE SHOULDER UP!! Sheridan releases a sigh of perhaps frustration before standing up and she picks up Xerxes, AND SHE GOES FOR HER “GEHENNA” KIMURA LOCK ONCE MORE, BUT AGAIN XERXES TRIES TO FIGHT IT OFF, AND HE CONNECTS WITH A BACK BODY DROP!!

Flannery McCoy: Xerxes avoids disaster there and now he runs off the ropes and delivers a shining wizard to the back of the head, but Sheridan has eyes at the back of her head and ducks underneath, and she hooks both of his arms from behind, and…A FULL NELSON SLAM!! AND THEN SHERIDAN TRANSITIONS INTO THE CROSS ARMBAR!! Xerxes is in serious trouble now as his arm might be pulled out of its socket…IS HE GOING TO TAP OUT RIGHT HERE?!

Jake Mercer: OUT OF NOWHERE THOUGH XERXES GOES UPWARD AND HAS SHERIDAN IN A PIN!!!

OOOOONNNNNNEEEEEE!!!!

TTTTTTTTTWWWWWWWWOOOOOOO!!!!

TTTTTTTHHHHHHHHHHHRRRRRRRRRREEEEE!!!!

Stew-O: SHERIDAN ESCAPES OUT OF IT!! Sheridan almost got caught as they both rise up and charge at one another, and SHERIDAN GOES FOR A SPEAR, BUT XERXES SIDESTEPS IT AND SHERIDAN RUNS OFF THE OPPOSITE ROPES, AND THEY BOTH COLLIDE INTO EACH OTHER AND CONNECTS WITH A DOUBLE CLOTHESLINE! Both competitors are down now.

Flannery McCoy: SHERIDAN STANDS AND SHE LEAPS FORWARD AND ROLLS UP XERXES…BUT IT’S NOT A COVER AS SHE LIFTS HIM OFF THE MAT…BUT XERXES SOMEHOW TRANSITIONS THAT INTO A HURRICANRANA SENDING SHERIDAN FACE-FIRST INTO THE TURNBUCKLE! XERXES COMES RUNNING FROM BEHIND AND DRIVES BOTH KNEES HIGH INTO THE BACK OF SHERIDAN, AND THEN…A REVERSE SUPLEX CONNECTS!! SHERIDAN MIGHT BE IN SOME TROUBLE…

Jake Mercer: THE SUPERKICK TO SHERIDAN AS SHE WAS ON ONE KNEE!! ANOTHER COVER FROM XERXES!!

OOOOONNNNNNEEEEEE!!!!!!

TTTTTTTTTWWWWWWWWOOOOOO!!!!!

TTTTTTTHHHHHHHHHHHRRRRRRRRRREEE!!!!

Stew-O: SHERIDAN KICKS OUT AGAIN! And now, Xerxes goes up to the top rope, looking to perhaps put the final nail in the coffin here. He stands tall….AND OH MY LORD!! SHERIDAN LIKE BAT OUT IF HELL JUST ROSE UP AND RUNS TO THE TOP ROPE AND JOINS XERXES IP TOP! XERXES LIKE HE JUST SAW A GHOST…AND A BELLY-TO-BELLY SUPLEX FROM THE TOP ROPE!!!

Flannery McCoy: I think that might have taken all of Sheridan’s energy because she lies next to Xerxes motionless not going for the cover. And now, after several moments, both opponents begin to stir making their way back to their feet…AND SHERIDAN TAKES OUT XERXES WITH ANOTHER BIG BOOT STRAIGHT TO THE FACE AND SHE FALLS AND HOOKS THE LEG!!

OOOOONNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!

TTTTTTTTTWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOO!!!!

TTTTTTTHHHHHHHHHHHRRRRRRRRRREEEEEE!!!!

Jake Mercer: XERXES KICKS OUT ONCE AGAIN!! What a fight he’s bringing here tonight as Sheridan doesn’t know what to do now. She stands up and….

Flannery McCoy: XERXES PICKS THE ANKLE OUTTA NOWHERE AND HAS THE ANKLE LOCK APPLIED!!! Sheridan reaches out for the rope and she’s fingertips aAWAY AND HE PULLS HER BACK TO THE CENTER OF THE RING! WHAT IS SHERIDAN GOING TO DO? SHE’S TRAPPED IN THE CENTER OF THE RING! AND OH MY….SHERIDAN USES HER FOOT AND ROLLS FORWARD AND DRIVES XERXES INTO THE CORNER! XERXES’ TURNS AROUND AND WALKS RIGHT INTO A SPINEBUSTER!!

Stew-O: Sheridan is up now and she slowly picks up Xerxes by the head, but Xerxes delivers a hard uppercut! AND THEN A STIFF ELBOW SHOT FROM SHERIDAN!! BOTH OF THEM ARE GOING BACK AND FORTH…UNTIL SHERIDAN DELIVERS A ROUNDHOUSE KICK! I THINK THAT CAUGHT XERXES OFF GUARD, AND SHERIDAN NOW…SHERIDAN PULLS HIM IN AND CONNECTS WITH “ENDLESS FANTASIES!!!” THE RIPCORD LARIAT AS SHERIDAN GOES FOR THE COVER AGAIN! IS THIS GOING TO BE ENOUGH?!

OOOOONNNNNNEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!

TTTTTTTTTWWWWWWWWOOOOOOO!!!!!

TTTTTTTHHHHHHHHHHHRRRRRRRRRREEEEEE!!!!

(Ding! Ding! Ding!)

(“Amerika” by Rammstein plays as Sheridan Muller gets back up to her feet, exhausted and still fighting from the pain that this match has brought down on her before the referee makes their way over and raises Sheridan’s hand in the air.)

Stephie Love: HERE IS YOUR WINNER……SHHHEERRRRIIDDDAAAANNNN MUUULLLEERRRRR!!!!!

Stew-O: A hard-fought victory against a very game Xerxes Godfrey. Showing all the other competitors that she’s ready for Egypt and that nothing is going to stop her from main eventing Pain for Pride! Certainly, everyone has to take notice now if they haven’t already! Nonetheless, congratulations to Sheridan on her victory here tonight!

(The final shot is of Sheridan celebrating her victory, before panning to Xerxes on the stage, upset in coming up short here tonight.)

(The scene begins in a dimly lit room inside Kigali Arena. We see a lampshade-less lamp on a table as it flashes on and off. On and off. On and off over and over. The camera pans back and we see Xander Payne with his hand on the switch as he sighs and shakes his head.)

Xander Payne: It has not gotten better, has it? It just has not been what it once was for Xander Payne, has it? Two hundred and two days of being utterly lost and floating in this undignified void has me pondering. It has me wondering. It has me befuddled and it has me reflecting on every step it took to not only get me here but keep me here. Stuck in the professional wrestling mud as my feet churn faster and harder but my movement is nonexistent. My movement is futile and I’m just…the doubt creeps in sometimes. I went from the peak of my powers to doubting if they ever existed in the first place. I’m left doubting if they did exist and if they could come back. It’s not a healthy place to be where I am, people. Not for me and certainly not for people that get placed in front of me because in my heart I want to believe that one more match, one big win, one more opportunity will allow me to catapult myself back to the prominence that I once had. That sounds like what needs to be done but even with such a clear objective I still have my questions and doubts. If it was that easy, why haven’t I just done it?

(Light on and off over and over as Xander continues.)

Xander Payne: I walked into Grand Rampage with more than just my Pride on the line. I went one on one with SOSA Henderson with my expectations being that I had every bit of a chance to beat that man. Instead, I didn’t win. I was hit with a spear and as I tried to fight back, SOSA’s quickness was the difference as he flew to the top turnbuckle and leaped as high as he could before stomping me into the mat. Paid In Full right to my face and I was done. Following this, Mr. DEDEDE appears and begins a ruckus with SOSA and I simply become just background fodder for their ignited feud. I became a lummox to their rivalry and it upsets me SO FUCKING MUCH! I had to escape that and leap head first into the Grand Rampage match with a sliver of hope. Instead, that is also snatched away by Limmy FUCKING Monaghan as I still managed to reach the final four of the…

*BAM!*

(Payne slams his fist onto the desk as the lamp on top rattles. Xander stops himself from exploding further as he brings his energy back down. Xander Payne rubs his eyes as they appear bloodshot red and he begins scratching at the hairs on his neck before continuing his rant.)

Xander Payne: My therapist says I have to be better and do better and I’m trying. I’m trying but look at what all of the trying has done to me. I’m at a crossroads. I’m desperate. I’ve never been in a situation where I’ve felt directionless. I’ve never been in a position where I’ve felt helpless. I’ve never been in a spot in my career where it feels like there’s nothing Ican do right. I’m not used to this and I don’t ever want to become accustomed to this. I need to find a new angle to make me feel whole again. I need to find a new “thing” to bring me back to where I deserve to be.

(Light on and off. Light on and off. Xander Payne begins rocking back and forth in his chair as the lights go on and off.)

Xander Payne: No clue what to do. Left feeling hopeless.

(Light on and off and on again. Payne slows down his rocking as he sighs..)

Xander Payne: No direction to go. Left feeling aimless.

(Light switch on. Light off. Light on. Xander stops. Metaphorically a light turns on inside his head as his entire demeanor changes.)

Xander Payne: Maybe…no. No, wait. Hmm. Yes. Yeah. Yeah. That makes all the sense in the world. Mhmm. Of course. I think I have the idea. Inspiration strikes and the clarity I’ve needed might finally be here. I now know exactly what it is that I have to do to get back to the place I once was. I know what I need to do to be the Xander Payne that ruled professional wrestling 202 days ago. I know what needs to be done and I know what I can do to make things right for myself and that’s by going back to where it all started. I’ve got it, I’ve got it, I’ve figured it all out. Just wait. No more frivolous conduct. No more folly. No more bull shit. I’ve just got to take things back to where they started.

(Xander leaves the light on as he leans forward and looks at the camera.)

Xander Payne: Sometimes you have to lose yourself to find yourself. Sometimes you have to lose before you find. I think I’ve found what I need to return to glory. Lost and found…

(Xander mulls and meanders before hitting the light switch and being engulfed in darkness. The scene ends in pure darkness before transitioning back to the commentary table.)

Stew-O: Xander Payne has gone through a lot since losing his World Heavyweight Championship at House of Glass. It looks like Grand Rampage just may be the tipping point as he seems very vulnerable but frantic right now.

Flannery McCoy: Xander Payne came off kinda crazy from my perspective. I get it, losing like he has is tough…but he seems different after all this.

Jake Mercer: Xander may seem different but clearly he had an epiphany just now. Payne and that on the nose metaphorically placed lightbulb just might have his most devious plan ever. Never dismiss The Wrestling God, guys. Never do it!

Stew-O: I’ll say this; whatever plan he might have likely spells immediate danger and trouble for someone somewhere. Payne is willing to take things drastically far to win.


Stephie Love: The following contest is your MAIN EVENT and it is scheduled for…

Crowd: ONE FALL!!!!

(‘Party Goin’ Dumb’ by Rico Nasty begins to blast through the Arena as the Crowd erupts into an explosion of cheers at the sight of Astraea Jordan who walks through the curtain! Looking cocky and more confident than ever, Astraea would skip her way down the ramp and to ringside, as she rolls into the Ring and poses.)

Stephie Love: INTRODUCING FIRST…FROM CHICAGO, ILLINOIS…ASTRAEA JORDAN!!!!!

Stew-O: Since returning to Elite Answers Wrestling, Astraea Jordan has been on a mission to prove her first run in the Company wasn’t just some good luck! Astraea is back to prove that she is better than ever, but she’s facing some very tough competition tonight!

Flannery McCoy: That’s right! Astraea Jordan has to face the New Breed Champion Jon Kelton tonight, and next week at Battle Of Egypt she will be competing in a Ladder Match where the winner faces the Universal Women’s Champion at Pain For Pride! For Astraea to get a win here tonight against Jon Kelton, it would be a huge momentum boost ahead of Battle Of Egypt!

(As ‘Party Goin’ Dumb’ fades away, it is soon replaced by ‘Last Strike’ by Polo G, as the Crowd immediately turns into a mixed reaction of cheers and outweighing boos at the arrival of the New Breed Champion, Jon Kelton! With the New Breed Championship around his waist and Londyn Zelaya by his side, Jon Kelton starts to walk down the Ring in a very cocky manner, taunting the fans as he rolls into the Ring. He takes the New Breed Championship from around his waist, and holds it into the air as he backs into his corner.)

Stephie Love: AND HER OPPONENT…RESIDING IN DALLAS, TEXAS…WEIGHING IN AT 208 POUNDS…HE IS THE CURRENT EAW NEW BREED CHAMPION…’THE CHOSEN ONE’…JON KELTON!!!!!

Flannery McCoy: And here is the current New Breed Champion, Jon Kelton! Kelton has been on a hell of a run for the last six Months, holding the New Breed Championship around his shoulders and beating every challenger who has gotten into his way. But here tonight it isn’t for the Championship, Jon Kelton is simply looking for a momentum boost, much like Astraea Jordan, for his Title Defense at Battle Of Egypt against challenger Alex Myers!

Stew-O: To get a win here tonight over Astraea Jordan would be a huge boost for Jon Kelton, but it’s not going to be easy! Jon Kelton knows what he is getting himself into, and he’s going to have to bring whatever he can to make sure that he can get the win over Astraea Jordan here tonight on Dynasty!

Jake Mercer: Swag.


(DING! DING! DING!)

Stew-O: AND HERE WE GO! Immediately, Jon Kelton and Astraea Jordan lock up in the middle of the ring, but Astraea takes advantage as she is able to overwhelm Jon Kelton back into the corner, and she catches him with a slap across the face! The New Breed Champion doesn’t take too kindly to that as he gets himself out of the corner, before dragging Astraea into the middle of the ring, and locking in a front face lock, delivering some punches to the top of Astraea’s head!

Flannery McCoy: Jon Kelton then goes around and grabs Astraea Jordan’s arm, bringing her down to the mat with a modified wrist lock. But Astraea quickly rolls over onto her back and kips up, staring dead into the eyes of Jon Kelton, who still has grasp of the wrist! Astraea lands a huge right fist to the jaw of Kelton, and Irish whips him over into the ropes. She looks for a drop kick as Jon Kelton comes bouncing back off of the ropes, but The Chosen One holds onto it instead, and Astraea Jordan gets nothing but air!

Jake Mercer: Jon Kelton takes advantage now and rolls Astraea over looking for a quick roll up pin, but the count doesn’t even begin as Astraea Jordan pops right back up once again. She now gets into the face of the champion! Kelton looks for a jab but gets caught, and Astraea Jordan responds with a HUGE forearm that sends Jon Kelton back a step.. AND ANOTHER FOREARM! THREE!! FOUR!!!.. Kelton is now backed into the same corner as before, as Astraea gains huge momentum with a cartwheel, and lands a backflip back elbow!

Flannery McCoy: Jon Kelton grabs his jaw in pain, but he won’t be getting that much of a breather this time around, as Astraea Jordan begins to land a stampede of kicks to the champions gut. Jon Kelton ends up in a seated position in the corner, and as Astraea Jordan turns her back to him, Kelton pops right back up and grabs the waist, LAUNCHING Astraea Jordan back into the corner with a release German suplex!

Jake Mercer: Kelton firmly in control, he’s the champ for a reason. He might take a step back, but he’s taking two steps forward as you can tell. I taught him that trick actually backstage many years ago. Pretend the jaw is hurt and then STRIKE IMMEDIATELY. And now look at my boy; He’s shoving his hard boot RIGHT into the face of Astraea Jordan, taking up as much of the referee’s five count as he can. That’s strategy.

Stew-O: Yes, I’m sure that’s all true Jake-

Jake Mercer: Sure is!!!

Stew-O: Anyways. Jon Kelton lifts up Astraea from the corner and lands a smooth northern light suplex in the centre of the ring now and rolls through it, not going for the bridge. Astraea is on a single knee now as Kelton runs off the ropes, and he hits a single legged knee strike to the skull of Astraea Jordan! He’s not done there though, as now Jon Kelton looks to springboard off the top.. LIONSAULT!! And the first cover!

ONNEEE!!!

TTWWWOOOO!!!!

Flannery McCoy: And Astraea Jordan kicks out. It’s going to take A LOT more to put her away in this match up, but very smart of Kelton for forcing Astraea to use up some of that energy she has right now on an early kick out. Astraea Jordan is trying to get up to a stable base now it seems, but a HUGE discus uppercut is all it takes to put her right back down on the mat. Jon Kelton is now just hammering at the face of Astraea Jordan as she tries to cover up, and now he leaps up into the air and lands A JUMPING DOUBLE FOOT STOMP TO THE CHEST!!

Jake Mercer: The Chosen One is showing why he truly is what he says he is at the inhuman expense of Astraea Jordan.. But business is business. Astraea has crawled over to the ropes and is trying to put herself up- AND HERE COMES KELTON NOW, DASHING STRAIGHT INTO HER WITH A LEAPING BASEBALL SLIDE!!

Stew-O: BUT ASTRAEA JORDAN MANAGED TO PULL THE MIDDLE ROPE DOWN INSTEAD, AND JON KELTON’S MOMENTUM PROPELLED HIM STRAIGHT OUT OF THE RING. HE CRASHED HARD ONTO THE FLOOR OUTSIDE!!! An amazing counter by Astraea, who has now been able to swiftly bounce back from Kelton’s sudden domination of the match not too long ago. Kelton, though, grabs onto the ring apron and is trying to pull himself back in the match…

Flannery McCoy: BUT NOW ASTRAEA JORDAN IS THE ONE TO HIT A LEAPING BASEBALL SLIDE, DIVING RIGHT THROUGH THE MIDDLE ROPE AND LANDING CONNECTING RIGHT INTO JON KELTON!!! The New Breed Champion is down and out, and now Astraea scrambles to get her opponent back onto the ring, in which she does.

Stew-O: Astraea Jordan doesn’t follow suit though, as she remains on the apron on the outside. She might be looking for some springboard action as well here.. AND SHE GOES FOR IT- BUT GETS CAUGHT BY JON KELTON WITH A POWERBOMB!!.. AND A SECOND ONE!!! KELTON IS NOT LETTING GO AT ALL AS HE NOW LANDS A THIRD POWERBOMB!! And he finally releases Astraea Jordan out of his clutches.

Jake Mercer: Smart, smart, dreamy man. He gets right back onto the offensive just like that! And now Jon Kelton grabs Astraea Jordan by her long ass ponytail and forces her towards him, and lands a clothesline!! He still has the hair now, as he pulls her up off the nag once again and lands a drop kick!!

Flannery McCoy: Jon Kelton showing his abilities here of being able to pop right back up from a bad scenario, but it’s not all happy times for Kelton as this match has been as even as ever thus far. He better stay on the attack and not waste any time though, which he does as he lands a diving knee drop to Astraea Jordan’s head! Followed up by a senton bomb! And now he looks for a cover.

ONNEEE!!!

TTWWWOOOO!!!!

Stew-O: Astraea Jordan kicks out yet again, and Kelton goes right back onto the attack landing some deep strikes onto Astraea Jordan’s face. She manages to cover up for most as Jon Kelton gets back up to his feet and leans back into the corner. Astraea Jordan gets up to a single knee and Jon Kelton runs towards Astraea Jordan’s way- BUT JORDAN LEAP FROGS OVER THE NEW BREED CHAMPION!!

Jake Mercer: Jon Kelton catches himself in the opposite corner before he hits absolutely nothing, and he turns around. Kelton is just eyeing his opponent.. Astraea Jordan tells Jon Kelton to bring it as he now cautiously moves his way over to her and stops a right hand from Astraea! And now he stops a left!- Oh but he didn’t stop that kick to the abdomen. Astraea Jordan is unleashing now! Forearm! Another kick! Back elbow strike! Stomp to the foot! Left hand! And now she runs off the ropes but Jon Kelton is able to jump over, as Astraea Jordan did before. Astraea Jordan rebounds off of the ropes yet again and gets CAUGHT WITH AN ARMDRAG!!

Flannery McCoy: Astraea Jordan returns to her feet almost instantly, but is met with an enziguri from Jon Kelton that lands right on the temple. She falls to a knee now because of it, and Kelton runs off the ropes behind Astraea and lands a running knee-..BUT ASTRAEA WAS ABLE TO SIDE STEPS IT AND CAUGHT KELTON WITH A LARIAT! Kelton falls down and now Astraea drops back down to her feet and is landing strikes on a defenseless Kelton! Kelton is trying to protect himself but to no prevail as the Referee has to force Astraea away. Kelton starts to crawl over to the ropes, climbing back up to his feet as Astraea starts to walk back towards him..

Stew-O: KELTON PULLED THE REFEREE IN FRONT OF HIM! KELTON THROWS THE REFEREE TOWARDS ASTRAEA AS SHE GRABS HIM AND SETS HIM TO THE SIDE..BUT KELTON CAPITALIZES AS HE DROPS ASTRAEA JORDAN DOWN ONTO THE ROPES WITH A DROP TOE HOLD..AND AMONGST ALL THE CONFUSION, LONDYN ZELAYA COMES TO THE AID OF HER BOYFRIEND AND SLAPS ASTRAEA RIGHT ACROSS THE FACE! ASTRAEA IS DAZED ON THE ROPES AS KELTON REBOUNDS, CATCHING ASTRAEA WITH THE KNEE! ASTRAEA GOES DOWN AS KELTON GOES FOR A COVER!!

OOOONNNEEEE!!!!!

TWWWWOOOOO!!!!!

Flannery McCoy: ANOTHER KICKOUT BY ASTRAEA-

Jake Mercer: AND LOOK! ASTRAEA JORDAN COUNTERS IT INTO A CRUCIFIX PIN! ASTRAEA HAS KELTON TRAPPED!

OOOONNNEEEE!!!!!!

TWWWWOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

Stew-O: KICKOUT BY JON KELTON, AND BOTH ELITISTS GET BACK UP TO THEIR FEET AND MEET FACE TO FACE..BUT ASTRAEA TAKES OFF AND RUNS THE ROPES..AND SHE SPRINGBOARDS, AS SHE CATCHES JON KELTON WITH THAT SPRINGBOARD STUNNER! KELTON GOES DOWN AND ASTRAEA GOES FOR ANOTHER COVER! COULD THIS BE IT??

OOOOONNNNNEEEEEE!!!!!!

TWWWWWWOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!

TTT-

Flannery McCoy: JON KELTON GETS THE SHOULDER UP! These two Elitists are leaving it all inside of the Ring here tonight, and they are leaving it all behind a week before their two big Matches at Battle Of Egypt! Astraea is the first back up to her feet, as she takes the moment of space to get some breathing room once again as Kelton starts to stir. Kelton gets back up to his feet, and look at Astraea! SHE’S GOING TO DO IT AGAIN! ASTRAEA RUNS OFF THE ROPES AND SPRINGBOARDS ONCE AGAIN, TAKING OFF AS SHE CONNECTS WITH YET ANOTHER SPRINGBOARD STUNNER-

Jake Mercer: JON KELTON CAUGHT HER IN MIDAIR WITH A SUPERKICK TO THE BACK OF THE HEAD! ASTRAEA FALLS DOWN BUT KELTON IS GOING TO PICK HER BACK UP..AND HE KICKS HER RIGHT IN THAT SURGICALLY REPAIRED RIGHT KNEE! ASTRAEA FALLS DOWN TO HER KNEES AND JON KELTON RUNS THE ROPES…AND HE CATCHES ASTRAEA JORDAN WITH A RUNNING METEORA! HE CALLS THAT THE ‘OBLIVION’ AND HE LOOKS TO WIN THIS MATCH AS HE GOES FOR A COVER-…BUT HE CAN’T CAPITALIZE! HE CAN’T CAPITALIZE WITH A PIN! Astraea Jordan turned over onto her back and that stopped Jon Kelton from quite possibly getting the win! :wow:

Stew-O: The New Breed Champion is giving it his absolute all in this Match here tonight against Astraea Jordan, and I do not think that he is willing to go down until he walks out of Dynasty with the win! One week ahead of Battle Of Egypt where he will defend the New Breed Championship against Alex Myers, he is facing Astraea Jordan and he is willing to do whatever it takes to win! LOOK! KELTON IS ATTACKING THAT KNEE ONCE AGAIN! JORDAN IS TRYING TO PROTECT HERSELF BUT KELTON WON’T LET THAT KNEE GO! HE KEEPS SLAMMING HER RIGHT KNEE THAT SHE HAD SURGERY ON RIGHT INTO THE MAT!!

Flannery McCoy: Kelton knows what he’s doing, and he knows what mode he is in right now! Kelton gets back up to his feet, and he drives his knee right into Astraea’s right knee, and you can hear that scream filled with tears of agony as Jon Kelton laughs at it! Astraea is slowly making it up to her feet, but I don’t think Kelton is going to give her much time as he once again runs off the ropes, and he goes for a clothesline-.. ASTRAEA CAUGHT HIM! ASTRAEA CAUGHT HIM BY THE THROAT..but Kelton kicks right back at that knee and Astraea immediately lets go! Astraea staggers over towards the ropes, and Kelton runs right at her..but Astraea ducks and Kelton goes over the top rope, as he lands right on the apron!

Jake Mercer: But it looks like Jon Kelton is going to try and get her onto the outside of the ring! Kelton is fighting Astraea off, as he now grabs her and wraps around the neck..AND JON KELTON IS LOOKING TO SUPLEX ASTRAEA ONTO THE OUTSIDE OF THE RING, BUT ASTRAEA IS HOLDING ON FOR DEAR LIFE! KELTON CONTINUES TO TRY AND PICK HER UP AND OVER, BUT ASTRAEA HOLDS ON! ASTRAEA CONTINUES TO HOLD ON! KELTON IS ABLE TO GET HER OFF HER FEET, BUT HE HAS TO DROP HER BACK DOWN! IT’S TOO MUCH FOR KELTON AS HE LETS GO OF THE SUPLEX-..AND ASTRAEA CAUGHT KELTON WITH THAT RIGHT HAND MAKING KELTON FALL DOWN STILL ON THE APRON!

Stew-O: Jon Kelton slowly gets back up to his feet, but now it’s Astraea’s turn! She wraps around Kelton’s neck, and now she’s going to try and suplex Kelton INTO the ring! Jon Kelton is holding on as just like he was doing earlier, Astraea continues to try and pick him up and over to no prevail! The Referee has been continuously trying to get these two away from each other, but he can’t as they won’t let go. ASTRAEA IS GETTING KELTON! ASTRAEA IS GETTING KELTON UP! SHE’S GOING TO SUPLEX HIM INTO THE RING- WAIT LOOK! LOOK AT LONDYN!

Flannery McCoy: WITHOUT THE REFEREE NOTICING, LONDYN ZELAYA GRABBED THE FOOT OF ASTRAEA JORDAN AND THAT FORCES ASTRAEA TO LET KELTON GO- DID YOU SEE THAT? JON KELTON USED THE MOMENTUM OF HIM FALLING TO GRAB ONTO THE ROPES, AND HE WAS ABLE TO GET HIS FEET THROUGH THE BOTTOM ROPE AS HE KICKED ASTRAEA RIGHT IN HER RIGHT KNEE BEFORE HE DROPPED DOWN INTO A SEATED POSITION! ASTRAEA FALLS DOWN TO A KNEE AS KELTON SLIDES HIS WAY INTO THE RING, AND HE GETS UP AND BOOTS ASTRAEA RIGHT IN THE FACE!

Jake Mercer: INNOVATION! GENIUS! MASTER STRATEGIST! JON KELTON ONCE AGAIN HAS ASTRAEA JORDAN RIGHT WHERE HE WANTS HER, AND NOW HE DROPS HIS KNEE RIGHT INTO THE FACE! Astraea Jordan is struggling here, and I think Jon Kelton wouldn’t have it any other way! Astraea Jordan is able to make her way back up to her feet, but it’s not for long as Jon Kelton pushes Astraea into the ropes before catching her and dropping her with that Spine buster!!

Stew-O: Jon Kelton immediately gets back up to his feet, and now he’s just showing off to the crowd! Kelton is taking the time to showboat, and he doesn’t realize that Astraea is once again getting back up to her feet! Jon Kelton starts to back up..AND HE RUNS RIGHT INTO ASTRAEA AS ASTRAEA JORDAN GRABS HIM AND DROPS HIM DOWN INTO A ROLL-UP.. BUT SHE ROLLS THROUGH IT AND CATCHES KELTON WITH ANOTHER RIGHT HAND! ASTRAEA GETS BACK UP TO HER FEET, BUT I DON’T THINK THAT RIGHT KNEE CAN SUPPORT! Kelton staggers back up to his feet, but he is met with a knee to the gut!

Flannery McCoy: BUT KELTON DIDN’T GIVE ASTRAEA ANY TIME AS HE CAUGHT HER WITH AN ENZIGURI! Jon Kelton caught Astraea Jordan with yet another enziguri, and now she’s once again staggering, and Kelton is going to take advantage! Kelton exits the ring and onto the apron, as he is going to climb the top rope! The New Breed Champion is making his way up to the top rope, while Astraea is still dazed, and she turns towards Kelton-

Jake Mercer: ASTRAEA JORDAN WALKED INTO THE ROPES AND JON KELTON LOST HIS BALANCE, AND DICK MEETS STEEL! :yikes: Astraea caught Kelton, and..and now I think she’s going to join him up there! Astraea is climbing up to the top rope, and she pulls Kelton back up into position..but Kelton is trying to fight back..BUT HE CAN’T! ASTRAEA WRAPS AROUND HIS NECK, AND THEY TAKE OFF!!! SUPERPLEX!!! ASTRAEA CONNECTS WITH A SUPERPLEX AND BOTH ELITISTS ARE OUT…wait is she holding on to Kelton? ASTRAEA ROLLS THROUGH AS THEY ARE BACK UP TO THEIR FEET…ANOTHER SUPLEX! BUT SHE ROLLS THROUGH AGAIN…AND A THIRD! A FOURTH! A FIFTH!! I think I’m starting to lose count..

Stew-O: ASTRAEA JORDAN CALLS IT ‘CAN YOU COUNT TO 10?’ FOR A REASON! DESPITE ALL THE PAIN HER RIGHT KNEE HAS ENDORSED, SHE ROLLS THROUGH ONCE AGAIN BEFORE HITTING A SIXTH SUPLEX! ASTRAEA AIN’T DOWN, SHE ROLLS THROUGH ONCE MORE AND CONNECTS WITH A SEVENTH SUPLEX! AND THERE’S THE EIGHTH! ASTRAEA JORDAN ROLLS THROUGH ONCE AGAIN..AND SHE CONNECTS WITH A NINTH SUPLEX! AND TO FINISH IT ALL, SHE ROLLS THROUGH ONE MORE TIME, PULLS KELTON UP AND BRINGS HIM UP IN THE AIR..AND SHE CONNECTS WITH THE TENTH VERTICAL SUPLEX! ‘CAN YOU COUNT TO 10?’ HAS BEEN COMPLETED AND ASTRAEA JUST FALLS OVER INTO A PIN ON KELTON! THIS CAN BE IT!!

OOOOONNNNNEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!

TWWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!

TTTTTTTHHHHHHHHRRRRRRRRR-

Flannery McCoy: JON KELTON MANAGED TO KICKOUT! JON KELTON BUILT UP ALL THE STRENGTH HE HAD IN HIM AND HE WAS ABLE TO KICKOUT, MUCH TO THE SURPRISE OF ASTRAEA JORDAN! Astraea Jordan hit Jon Kelton with one of her best moves that she has to offer in this Match, and Jon Kelton was still able to kickout, and you have to wonder what will keep Kelton down?! And look, Kelton is once again moving! Astraea gets back up to her feet with the help of the ropes, catering to her knee as she watches as Kelton is getting up as well! Kelton is back up to his feet! Jon Kelton has been able to make it up to his feet, and now he staggers towards Astraea-..and he hits a forearm strike! But Astraea doesn’t take too kindly to that and she connects with a forearm of her own!

Jake Mercer: Jon Kelton connects with another forearm, but Astraea responds with another forearm of her own! And now Kelton and Astraea are trading forearms! Kelton! Astraea! Kelton! Astraea! Kelton! Kelton! Astraea! Astraea! Astraea! KELTON- ASTREA! JON KELTON CRUMBLES DOWN- WAIT HE POPPED BACK UP AND CAUGHT ASTRAEA WITH A SUPERKICK RIGHT TO HER SURGICALLY REPAIRED KNEE! ASTRAEA JORDAN FALLS DOWN AND JON KELTON CONNECTS WITH A STANDING DOUBLE FOOT STOMP! Kelton takes advantage and he stomps right onto the ankle of Astraea!

Stew-O: Jon Kelton drags Astraea Jordan up to her feet, but Astraea is still trying to fight back!! Astraea pushes Kelton away, but Kelton overwhelms her right into the corner and he catches her with a side kick right to the face! Kelton takes a moment to taunt to the crowd- BUT ASTRAEA SWINGS RIGHT AT KELTON- WAIT! KELTON JUST JUMPED ONTO THE MIDDLE ROPE AND SPRINGS INTO A CANADIAN DESTROYER! JON KELTON WITH AN INNOVATIVE CANADIAN DESTROYER AND ASTRAEA JORDAN IS OUT! KELTON ISN’T DONE! HE DRAGS ASTRAEA BACK UP, AND HE CONNECTS WITH AVADA KEDAVRA! THE HEADLOCK DRIVER PLANTS ASTRAEA AND KELTON GOES FOR THE COVER!

OOOOOOOOOONNNNNNEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!

TWWWWWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!

TTTTTTTHHHHHHHHRRRRRRRRRRRREEEEE-

Flannery McCoy: ASTRAEA JORDAN GETS THE SHOULDER UP! ASTRAEA JORDAN POPS THE SHOULDER UP AND JON KELTON IS LIVID! JON KELTON HIT ASTRAEA JORDAN WITH A CANADIAN DESTROYER, AND IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWED IT UP WITH AVADA KEDAVRA BUT ASTRAEA ONCE AGAIN GOT THE SHOULDER UP! Jon Kelton hit Astraea with two huge moves back to back, and Astraea was able to pick the shoulder off the mat, and now all Kelton can do is argue with the Referee! Astraea can be seen trying to crawl around, but Jon Kelton just shoot kicks Astraea right in the head! I think Astraea Jordan is out of it!! Has the damage been done?

Jake Mercer: Jon Kelton knows just how big of a Match this is here tonight against Astraea Jordan, and he knows that a win over Astraea here tonight will give him a huge momentum boost for his Match against Alex Myers coming at Battle Of Egypt. But after everything that Jon Kelton has attempted, Astraea Jordan has still been able to manage a kickout, and I think now Kelton is starting to lose his cool! This has been a competitive Match since the opening bell, and both Jon Kelton and Astraea Jordan have not backed down, but I think that we are now getting down to the wire. How much will these two be able to endure?

Stew-O: Astraea Jordan is attempting to get back up to her feet, as Jon Kelton is backed up into a corner just waiting for her to get up. With the help of the ropes, Astraea is able to stagger back up to her feet, and she wants more! She wants Kelton to give her whatever he can, and Kelton is going to oblige as he runs back over to Astraea-

Flannery McCoy: ASTRAEA JORDAN CATCHES JON KELTON IN A ROLL-UP PINFALL!

OOOOOOOOOONNNNNNEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!

TWWWWWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!

TTTTTTTHHHHHHHHRRRRRRRRRRRREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE-

Jake Mercer: JON KELTON KICKS OUT- AND HE TRANSITIONS INTO A ROLL-UP OF HIS OWN!

OOOOOOOOOONNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!

TWWWWWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!

TTTTTTTHHHHHHHHRRRRRRRRRRRREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE-

Stew-O: ASTRAEA JORDAN KICKS OUT, AND SHE CATCHES JON KELTON WITH A SECOND ROLL-UP!!!!

OOOOOOOOOONNNNNNEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

TWWWWWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

TTTTTTTHHHHHHHHRRRRRRRRRRRREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Jake Mercer: DID ASTRAEA GET IT???

…………………..

Flannery McCoy: NO! NO! JON KELTON KICKS OUT! JON KELTON KICKS OUT! THEY BOTH GET BACK UP TO THEIR FEET, BUT ASTRAEA JORDAN RUNS THE ROPES AND AT JON KELTON- BUT KELTON STOPS ASTRAEA IN HER TRACKS, AND NOW KELTON RUNS THE ROPES! KELTON RUNS AT ASTRAEA FULL SPEED AHEAD..BUT ASTRAEA CATCHES HIM WITH A SPEAR! A SPEAR IN TRIBUTE TO MR. DEDEDE-

Stew-O: JON KELTON DODGED IT WITH A LEAPFROG! KELTON DODGES THE SPEAR AND ASTRAEA COLLAPSES DUE TO HER RIGHT KNEE…BUT SHE IS RIGHT BACK UP TO HER FEET- SUPERKICK! KELTON CATCHES ASTRAEA JORDAN WITH A SUPERKICK! ASTRAEA IS DAZED AND KELTON RUNS OFF THE ROPES ONCE AGAIN…WAIT ASTRAEA CAUGHT KELTON AND PULLED HIM UP IN THE AIR AND SHE CONNECTS WITH A MODIFICATION OF AN ALABAMA SLAM!

Jake Mercer: BUT LOOK! JON KELTON IS STIRRING BACK UP TO HIS FEET ALREADY- BUT NOT FOR LONG AS ASTRAEA JORDAN CATCHES KELTON WITH A BIG BOOT! ASTRAEA COLLAPSES TO HER KNEE, BUT SHE PUSHES THROUGH AS SHE BACKS INTO A CORNER, AND WITH THE HELP OF THE ROPES SHE CLIMBS BACK UP TO HER FEET! ASTRAEA IS YELLING FOR JON KELTON TO GET UP! ASTRAEA IS SCREAMING AT KELTON AS KELTON STIRS BACK UP TO HIS FEET-…AND ASTRAEA RUNS AT JON KELTON AND SHE HITS THE SPEAR, IT ACTUALLY CONNECTS THIS TIME—

Flannery McCoy: IT DIDN’T! IT DIDN’T CONNECT! JON KELTON CAUGHT ASTRAEA JORDAN BY THE ARM…AND HE TRANSITIONS INTO ETHER! THE ARM TRAPPED CROSSFACE IS LOCKED IN IN THE CENTER OF THE RING AND ASTRAEA JORDAN HAS NO WHERE TO GO! ASTRAEA IS TRYING TO ESCAPE, SHE’S TRYING TO CRAWL TO THE ROPES BUT SHE CAN’T! KELTON CONTINUES TO WRENCH THE CROSSFACE IN AND ASTRAEA JORDAN MIGHT HAVE TO TAP!!

Stew-O: ASTRAEA JORDAN IS TRYING! SHE’S TRYING HER HARDEST TO MAKE PROGRESS AND GET OUT OF ETHER, BUT JON KELTON WILL NOT LET GO! ASTRAEA IS MAKING MOVEMENT! ASTRAEA IS CRAWLING HER WAY TO THE ROPES! SLOWLY BUT SURELY ASTRAEA IS GOING TO MAKE IT TO THE ROPES AND SHE’S GOING TO GET THE ROPEBREAK!!

Jake Mercer: BUT THE PAIN MIGHT BE TOO MUCH! :lupe: ASTRAEA IS TRYING, BUT SHE HAS HER HAND IN THE AIR! I THINK ASTRAEA IS GOING TO TAP! ASTRAEA IS MAKING HER WAY TO THE ROPES BUT I THINK SHE IS GOING TO HAVE TO TAP OUT TO THE ARM TRAPPED CROSSFACE! KELTON IS YELLING AT ASTRAEA TO TAP-…BUT ASTRAEA IS GOING TO MAKE IT! I THINK ASTRAEA IS GOING TO GET THE ROPES! SHE’S IN REACH AS ASTRAEA JORDAN EXTENDS HER ARM OUT AND GRABS THE ROPES-

Flannery McCoy: :damn: NO! NO! JON KELTON PULLS ASTRAEA JORDAN BACK TO THE CENTER OF THE RING, AND ETHER IS LOCKED BACK IN AND IT’S THEN TIGHTER THAN BEFORE! ASTRAEA IS YELLING OUT AS SHE PUTS HER HAND IN THE AIR, AND SHE IS GOING TO TAP! ASTRAEA JORDAN IS GOING TO TAP! JON KELTON IS GOING TO WIN THIS MATCH BY MAKING ASTRAEA JORDAN TAP OUT!!!!

Stew-O: WAIT ASTRAEA JORDAN TURNS IT INTO A ROLL-UP- WAIT NO, KELTON TURNS IT BACK INTO THE CROSSFACE! ASTRAEA IS TRYING TO ESCAPE BUT KELTON WON’T LET HER-

Jake Mercer: SHE’S BITING! ASTRAEA IS BITING THE HANDS OF JON KELTON AS A LAST DITCH EFFORT, AND IT WORKS! KELTON LET’S GO OF THE CROSSFACE AND ASTRAEA JORDAN SURVIVED! BUT THE DAMAGE HAS BEEN DONE!! ASTRAEA IS COMPLETELY OUT OF IT AS JON KELTON STAGGERS BACK UP TO HIS FEET! KELTON DRAGS ASTRAEA UP…FINAL ATONEMENT! FINAL ATONEMENT! THE SPINNING HEEL KICK CONNECTS RIGHT ON THE SKULL OF ASTRAEA JORDAN!!!!

Flannery McCoy: WAIT ASTRAEA COLLAPSED! ASTRAEA COLLAPSED AND AT THE SAME TIME SHE DODGED THE FINAL ATONEMENT! JON KELTON FALLS DOWN AS NO ONE WAS HOME AND LOOK AT THE LOOK OF DESPERATION ON THE FACE OF ASTRAEA!! This Match has been highly competitive from the getgo, and you can now see the wear and tear on both Jon Kelton and Astraea Jordan, but even then, they are still fighting! They have not given up whatsoever, and you can see that they are both getting back up to their feet!

Stew-O: They are back up to their feet…AND THEY ARE BEATING THE HELL OUT OF EACH OTHER! BACK AND FORTH AND NEITHER THEM ARE GIVING UP AND GIVING IN! JON KELTON CATCHES ASTRAEA WITH A STIFF KICK RIGHT TO THE GUT OF ASTRAEA- BUT ASTRAEA RESPONDS WITH A STIFF RIGHT AND THAT RATTLES KELTON! Astraea now tries to run the ropes- but Kelton grabs a hold of her and he pulls her back into a knee right to the upper back! Kelton now grabs Astraea’s waist..AND HE IS LOOKING FOR A GERMAN SUPLEX BUT ASTRAEA IS KEEPING HER GROUND!

Jake Mercer: JON KELTON IS TRYING TO THROW ASTRAEA OVER HIS HEAD WITH A GERMAN SUPLEX, BUT ASTRAEA JORDAN ENDS UP DROPPING DOWN AND SHE GOES BETWEEN THE LEGS OF KELTON BEFORE TRIPPING HIM DOWN! ASTRAEA GETS BACK UP TO HER FEET AND BACKS INTO THE ROPES BEFORE REBOUNDING, BUT KELTON IS UP TO HIS FEET!!

Stew-O: JON KELTON MEETS ASTRAEA JORDAN IN THE CENTER OF THE RING, BUT ASTRAEA STOPS RUNNING AND SHE GRABS KELTON INTO A POWERSLAM..AND SHE CONNECTS WITH CHIRAQ FLOWSION! THE SITOUT SIDE POWERSLAM AND I THINK ASTRAEA JORDAN HAS THIS WON! ASTRAEA GOES FOR THE COVER ON KELTON, AND THIS IS IT!!

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Jake Mercer: IT’S OVER! IT’S OVER!

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Flannery McCoy: JON KELTON HAS HIS FOOT ON THE ROPE! JON KELTON HAS HIS FOOT ON THE ROPE AND THE REFEREE NOTICED IT! ASTRAEA JORDAN THOUGHT SHE HAD THE MATCH WON, BUT JON KELTON WAS ABLE TO GET HIS FOOT ON THE ROPE AND THAT CAUSES THE MATCH TO CONTINUE! You can see the look of utter disappointment on the face of Astraea; she thought she had it won, but in the end Jon Kelton was able to reach the ropes and cause a rope break right at the last moment! The Match goes on!

(Astraea Jordan begins to stir up to her feet, limping on one leg after all the damage that her right knee has gone through in this Match, and all you can see is the look of disappointment. Astraea looks towards Jon Kelton, before grabbing him by the hair and dragging him back up to his feet once again.)

Stew-O: SOMEHOW these two Elitists are back on their feet, but they are barely standing at this point! Jon Kelton is defenseless as Astraea Jordan slaps Kelton right across the face and that rattles the New Breed Champion once again!! Kelton is staggering as now, Astraea is picking Kelton up in a Gorilla Press Position! Astraea goes to drop him down- BUT WAIT! LONDYN ZELAYA IS ON THE APRON! ASTRAEA DROPS KELTON AS SHE LOOKS TOWARDS LONDYN- BUT KELTON PUSHES ASTRAEA TOWARDS HER AND HE FALLS BACK DOWN! KELTON CRUMBLES FROM UNDERNEATH HIM AND THE REFEREE TAKES A QUICK MOMENT TO CHECK ON KELTON-

Jake Mercer: AND LONDYN ZELAYA CATCHES ASTRAEA WITH AN ENZGUIRI FROM THE APRON WHILE THE REFEREE WASN’T LOOKING-

Flannery McCoy: WAIT ASTRAEA HELD ONTO LONDYN! ASTRAEA HELD ONTO LONDYN AND SHE SWOOPS HER FEET AWAY AND THROWS HER OFF THE APRON AS SHE GOES CRASHING DOWN ONTO THE RINGSIDE FLOOR! ASTRAEA CAN BE SEEN LAUGHING AS SHE TURNS HER ATTENTION BACK TO KELTON-

Jake Mercer: FINAL ATONEMENT! FINAL ATONEMENT! FINAL ATONEMENT! THE SPINNING HEEL KICK CONNECTS! JON KELTON GOT ALL OFF THAT!!!

Stew-O: BUT ASTRAEA FELL OUT OF THE RING! ASTRAEA, ALTHOUGH NOT PURPOSELY, AVOIDED YET ANOTHER MOMENT WHERE SHE COULD’VE LOST AS SHE COLLAPSED OUT OF THE RING AND DOWN TO THE FLOOR, AND JON KELTON IS SEETHING! ASTRAEA IS KNOCKED OUT ON THE RINGSIDE FLOOR, AND JON KELTON ISN’T GOING TO TAKE THAT!

(Jon Kelton would look over to Londyn Zelaya, and he starts to yell orders at her.)

Jon Kelton: (Off-Mic) GET HER UP! GET HER UP AND THROW HER IN HERE!

(Londyn Zelaya picks Astraea Jordan’s dead weight up onto her feet, and Londyn would forcefully roll Astraea back into the Ring.)

Flannery McCoy: Londyn rolled Astraea back into the Ring, and Jon Kelton looks to capitalize as he goes for the cover- but the Referee can’t start the count because Astraea’s leg is under the bottom rope, and Jon Kelton is seething even more!!

(Jon Kelton gets up to his feet, and he backs into the corner as he starts yelling at Astraea Jordan to once again get up. After a few moments, Astraea staggers back up to her feet, much to the grin of a pissed off Jon Kelton as he starts walking towards Astraea.)

Stew-O: ASTRAEA JORDAN IS STILL FIGHTING BACK! ASTRAEA IS CONNECTING WITH THOSE STRIKES TO THE JAW OF KELTON AND NOW SHE GOES TO RUN THE ROPES- WAIT LONDYN ZELAYA TRIPPED ASTRAEA UP! THE REFEREE DIDN’T NOTICE AND-…FINAL ATONEMENT! A SECOND FINAL ATONEMENT CONNECTS! ASTRAEA’S LIGHT ARE OUT AND JON KELTON JUST CRUMBLES INTO THE PINFALL! ASTRAEA IS DONE FOR! IT’S ALL OVER! IT’S ALL OVER!

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(DING! DING! DING!)

(‘Last Strike’ begins to blast through the Arena once again, as a negative reaction comes pouring down on the winner of this Match, Jon Kelton! Kelton slowly arises back up to his feet, as Londyn Zelaya runs into the Ring with the New Breed Championship and hands it to Kelton, as he gets his arm raised by the Referee.)

Stephie Love: HERE IS YOUR WINNER OF THIS MATCH…THE NEW BREED CHAMPION…JON KELTON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jake Mercer: HE DID IT!!!!!!!

Stew-O: WOW! WHAT A WIN HERE FOR JON KELTON! Astraea Jordan brought whatever she possibly could into this Match, but in the end the numbers game was simply too much for her, and Jon Kelton was able to escape with the win!

Flannery McCoy: Jon Kelton now has a huge momentum boost heading into his New Breed Championship defense against Alex Myers at Battle Of Egypt, and I am sure that he will take it with such pride. Congratulations to Jon Kelton!

(The final shot is of Jon Kelton and Londyn Zelaya, as Londyn raises Jon Kelton’s arm, as Jon Kelton raises the New Breed Championship high in the air. The Camera would then fade elsewhere.)

(A commercial is shown for Jon Kelton vs. Alex Myers at Battle of Egypt.)

(Dynasty’s broadcast returns from commercial break, the cameras panning over the capacity Rwandan crowd who, instead of succumbing to exhaustion as we near the end of Dynasty’s show as some fans normally would, are still bubbling with anticipation for the arrival of the man who they have been the most eager to see in-person all evening.)

(“Back To Life” by Soul II Soul begins to play throughout Kigali Arena’s PA system, and the audience in attendance responds with a deafening mixed reaction pointed directly towards the Visual Prophet and Dr. Angelo D’Angelo as they arrive on stage. D’Angelo wears a brightly patterned, East African print dashiki draped over a pair of black dress slacks and coupled with a matching kufi. The contrasting chorus of cheers sprinkled with a few well-earned boos together prompt no reaction from the EAW World Heavyweight Champion as far as we can see, as the duo make their way down the ramp towards the ring.)

Flannery McCoy: Ladies and gentlemen, welcome back to Friday Night Dynasty where we are currently being joined by the reigning World Heavyweight Champ-yun and Dr. D’Angelo, who have found themselves in the midst of some striking controversy recentl–

Jake Mercer: AHT AHT! HOLD IT RIGHT THERE, FLANNERY! TONIGHT, WE ARE BEING BLESSED! SAVED, IF YOU WILL, NOW THAT OUR BELOVED BROTHER ALONGSIDE THE FOUNDER OF THE VPLA HAVE JOINED US IN RWANDA! YOU SHOULD BE CELEBRATING!

Stew-O: How you find it in your heart to continue to say so many positive things about Viz and D’Angelo after what we learned just a couple weeks ago on Dynasty regarding the truth of the Visual Prophet Leadership Academy, I’ll never understand, Jak–

Jake Mercer: And look! D’Angelo’s already begun to spread the wealth, and shed salvation onto these helpless–I mean, adoring fans here in attendance tonight!

(As Jake said, Dr. D’Angelo is shown shaking hands with a group of enthusiastic fans behind the barricade, reaching out to the Beloved Brother in thanks while Viz parades up the steel steps and into the ring. D’Angelo struggles to pull himself away from the adoring audience in search of his wisdom while Viz hoists himself onto a turnbuckle corner, unwraps the WHC title from around his waist, and holds it into the air for all to see. D’Angelo catches up with Viz and both men position themselves at the center of the ring, D’Angelo with a microphone already in hand as he readjusts the clothes his revering audience nearly ripped off of him.)

(“Back To Life” abruptly cuts out, and the fans in the arena have shown no signs of letting up on their reception towards Viz and the Beloved Brother. Before they start, Viz and D’Angelo take their time to savor the fan reception, both men tremendously proud and honored to spend time in Africa this weekend.)

Dr. Angelo D’Angelo: MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS…

(The fans who once previously booed the Beloved Brother on his way to the ring have seemed to finally warm up to D’Angelo, as a blisteringly loud positive reception is given in response to D’Angelo’s opening words.)

Dr. Angelo D’Angelo: We have been waiting on this day for a LOOOOONNNG time. If only you KNEW how good it FELT to step foot onto motherland soil once again. To be surrounded by like-minded, BEAUTIFUL people so RICH with class and culture, as opposed to the ignorant, prejudiced, demonic, uncivilized cac ANIMALS back in the United States who resort to orchestrating FALSE conspiracies against Black men and women in power who want nothing more than to save their communities from the abhorrent and unjust fate society has left them to!

Dr. Angelo D’Angelo: You can ask anybody! All that the Visual Prophet Leadership Academy has done for Black boys and girls around the country, to make THEIR world a better place. To re-equip these Black Kings and Queens with the tools the white man has refused them all their lives! And these people, they want to spit on our name, insult our hard work, and try to take away from all that we have achieved–WE WILL NOT STAND FOR IT! These white men have spread nothing but LIES and we will not sit back and watch as the deceit continues. Let the Visual Prophet’s impeccable performance at the Grand Rampage show the WHOLE world just that! That mayonnaise marauder Diamond Cage was just one of many HWHITES who dedicate so much time and effort into gaining an advantage over men like the Visual Prophet by trying to twist and taint our positive influence onto the world, but nothing can stop the TRUTH from coming out! That’s right, he FAILED! BECAUSE IT WAS NO MORE THAN A FALLACY! And after Viz went ahead and put Cage out of his misery last weekend, let that man serve as a prime example of what’s to come heading towards Pain for Pride for ANYONE who thinks it a good idea to interfere with all the good things that Viz, myself, and the VPLA are doing for OUR PEOPLE!

(D’Angelo pauses, allowing the Rwandan audience to show their respect for the great work that has been accomplished by the VPLA so far since its inception.)

Dr. Angelo D’Angelo: And it doesn’t stop there, not at all. To advance our mission, to continue our success, the Visual Prophet Leadership Academy will be expanding its reach beyond the United States so that our international brothers and sisters can benefit from all we have to offer the Black youth around the world. And Viz and I see nowhere better to start than the motherland…than right here in AFRICA!

Crowd: YAAAAAAAAAAY! 🎉🙌🗣

Dr. Angelo D’Angelo: We’re going to cover the whole continent! We coming to Botswana! Zimbabwe! Kenya! Ghana! Mali! Cameroon! And very soon…RWANDA!

Crowd: 🎉🙌🗣🎉🙌🗣 SDKLFJSD;LFKJS;DLGSDF!!!!!! 🎉🙌🗣🎉🙌🗣

Dr. Angelo D’Angelo: This is JUST the beginning, ladies and gentlemen. No matter how many obstacles get in our way, our movement will continue to expand and grow! And there ain’t a single stringy haired flour ranger that could EVER stop us from doing so! The SAME way that Andre Walker won’t ever come close to stopping the Visual Prophet come Pain for Pride XV.

(The enthusiastic audience continues their cheers and applause as the Visual Prophet brings his own microphone to his mouth.)

Visual Prophet: I just have to tell you, Angie, how much it means to me that I have a friend in this business as reliable and dedicated as you are to the betterment of our peoples. Naysayers and non-believers will call us anything–a sham, a cult, an embarrassment to society–just to try and stop us from getting where we need to go, but there ain’t no stopping me from fulfilling my duties as the greatest EAW World Heavyweight Champion that this company has EVER seen.

Dr. Angelo D’Angelo: YOU BETTER LET ‘EM KNOW!

Visual Prophet: And I’ma continue to do just that. No matter how many of these corny ass dudes keep trying to come for my title, it’ll remain right where it belongs. They just can’t seem to learn from the many lessons I’ve already given ‘em. I keep on trying to tell them, but they don’t seem to wanna listen. I’ve been nonstop, on top, carrying this brand to heights it has never seen before for over the last TWO SEASONS, and they think they’re just about to waltz into my throne world, uninvited, and try to get comfortable? That just don’t sit right with me. People like Xander Payne, Terry Chambers, Jack Ripley, Johnny Andrews, Xavier Williams, SOSA Henderson, Diamond Cage…

(As he lists of the names of the competitors he’s toppled since winning the championship late last year, the Visual Prophet pauses after each name to allow the audience to share their thoughts about each Elitist–tonight, they are mostly all negative considering Viz has this Rwandan crowd wrapped around his chiseled fingers.)

Visual Prophet: They all came for my championship, and it all ended the same way. I’ve been running circles around these Hall-of-Famers, thugs, and fatty mcfatties time and time again. From Dome of Death to Extreme Elimination Chambers to Glass Wallz matches…I’ve been undisputed when this belt was on the line. And of course, they’re gonna keep wanting more. Each and everyone of them is lost, not a single one of them has got the sauce let alone the recipe for success that I’ve carefully handcrafted and perfected over the course of the last two seasons. They better quit playing in my face.

Dr. Angelo D’Angelo: TALK YOUR SHIT, KING!

Visual Prophet: But at least there’s something to say about my pending matchup with…Andre Walker.

(In striking contrast to the disapproval that was shown to the name Viz had listed off before, the fans in attendance reply with an enthusiastic burst of cheers for the reigning Interwire Champion and current King of Elite, Andre Walker. D’Angelo is completely caught off guard by the fans’ reception, very much giving :krabs:, but Viz coaxes him to calm down off mic.)

Visual Prophet: Nah, I ain’t sweating Andre. We already know this match was a long time coming, we caught this one on our radar MONTHS ago. It’s only natural that he be drawn to facing me, and I’m happy that my son and I are in agreement, and are both willing to step up to the challenge. It’s about damn time Andre Walker, our reigning King of Elite, finally brings his pretty Samoan ass on over to Big Daddy V’s lap for the beating of his life. It’s been far too long since Andre and I have had an opportunity to interact or rub elbows all season long–back in September, I took Andre under my wing for a short time and led our team to victory at Stadium Stampede. Who knows where he would have been without my guidance that evening? Without me being there to hand him the greatest win of his career?

Dr. Angelo D’Angelo: Wasn’t shit then, and still ain’t shit today!

Visual Prophet: C’mon now, Angie. Andre’s a decent fellow, don’t be so harsh. But yea, you right, he’s a little snivellus thing, he never even bothered to say thank you. Even back then, I always sort of knew what Andre’s true motives were. It was never hard to guess that Andre always had it out for me, that he had his sights set on The Best to Ever Do It from the jump. But with open arms, I welcome the challenge. I know Andre’s a formidable opponent, I can’t take that away from him. But I’m the champ champ for a reason. I didn’t carry Dynasty on my back for the past three seasons including this one, AND through a global pandemic just to make it this far and lay down to die for the new golden boy of EAW. I been here long enough to understand the way this company operates, and I know that at this point, they want nothing more than the picture perfect, young, bright, rising star to finally take his mantle and dethrone the greatest gift to this company. I was once in his shoes before. But I’ve matured enough to realize that eventually, the target was always gonna end up right back on my back. Despite all that I’ve done for this brand and this industry, they still need to tell their feel-good stories.

Visual Prophet: But if Andre really think he’s ready? If he’s really prepared to go toe to toe with the champ champ, then he needs to understand a few things. This is a far cry from Bronson Daniels, Solomon Stane, Johnny Andrews, or the deteriorating, resurrected corpse of Scott Diamond. I am bound to be Andre Walker’s biggest challenge yet and I’m not just talking about these pecs. I am the most talked about, most over, most watched Elitist in fifteen whole years. There is a reason I’ve remained at the top of this division for so long, and it’s gonna take a hell of a lot more than one, two, three whole physical alterations and a loss to Ronn Bank$ on the up-and-comer’s bingo card to be able to say that you can walk with me, Andre Walker. I done went and transcended professional wrestling, ten times over, and you think you have what it takes to knock me out for the count? While I know Pain for Pride is bound to be a once in a lifetime opportunity for a man like Andre…it just doesn’t hit the same for me. This is just another day in the office for Vizzy. You may think you’re bound to be the next “IT” boy, but for you, this is IT, boy, you’ve already come about as close as you can get to the top of the pyramid and that’s only ‘cause you’re finally deciding to step into the ring with greatness as opposed to–

(“Leaving Caladan” by Hans Zimmer begins to play and the crowd erupts into a mixed reaction for Andre Walker as he makes his way out, the Interwire Championship over his shoulder while Albert Hitchman follows at his side.)

Visual Prophet: https://i.imgur.com/JO8a4ft.gif

Jake Mercer: Unbelievable. The blatant lack of respect for these two pillars in African-American history and leadership is astonishing! You’d think Andre would know better than to walk out here uninvited!

Flannery McCoy: …I’m not even going to touch that one with a ten foot pole. But Andre Walker has also been advertised to appear here tonight before we close off the show, and frankly, I’m glad he showed up when he did!

Stew-O: I’m with you there, Flannery. This has been a LONG anticipated confrontation for many, many months now. I couldn’t wait a single moment longer to see these two stand face to face with one another. I’m sure I can speak for many of us here tonight when I say how EXCITED I am for Dynasty’s Pain for Pride XV main event this year!

Jake Mercer: Anti-Blackness in EAW has officially reached its peak!

(Upon entering the ring, Andre brushes right past Viz and D’Angelo, not at all concerned with their presence at the moment, to position himself at the edge of the ring facing the hard camera as if he didn’t just interrupt the reigning World Heavyweight Champion at all. He raises the Interwire Championship in the air as Albert secures a microphone from the timekeeper’s corner just before proceeding up the steel steps and entering the ring.)

(After he’s had enough of the crowd reception, Andre lowers his Interwire title and turns to glance at Viz and D’Angelo, who’ve been exchanging silent, yet clearly amused looks with one another since Andre’s interruption. Andre sets himself right in front of Viz to get a closer look at the World Heavyweight Championship belt resting on Viz’s shoulders. Viz can be seen but not quite heard pointing playful jests towards Andre as Andre hones in on the title belt, titling his head to the side and narrowing his gaze as he ponders on what very well could be his future after Pain for Pride XV.)

(“Leaving Caladan” dies down finally, prompting Albert Hitchman to bring his microphone to his lips.)

Albert Hitchman: You’re going to have to forgive the interruption, champ. If I may, I would like to turn back a few notes and revisit what you mentioned about Andre Walker’s remarkable display of dominance at the Grand Rampage. We, rather successfully, if I may say so, effortlessly and effectively reigned in an uncouth, untamed, wild beast who should have never been allowed to step foot inside of an EAW ring after he revealed himself to be no more than a feral menace to professional wrestling and a threat to the Dynasty brand that we have worked very hard to protect. Andre and I were very clear when we informed the EAW Universe about how that sort of deplorable behavior would not be tolerated on our watch. We’ve done Dynasty a favor by clearing the cache and allowing this EAW Universe to forget all about Scott Diamond just as quickly as they did after this last departure in 2019. He will not be missed. He will instead remain as no more than a vague, distant memory, as static background noise as we retell the story when future generations look back fondly on the illustrious career of Andre Walker–let it be known that Andre Walker has the same plans in place for you, Visual Prophet.

(Viz, not able to find it in himself to take Andre Walker seriously, points to himself dramatically with the drop of his draw as if to say, “really?! Me?!” in response to Hitch’s large claims. The theatrics fail to throw off Albert as he continues, with a stern-faced Andre Walker watching on.)

Albert Hitchman: You were also right about another thing, Viz…Andre and I have been very…intentional in regards to our interactions with you over the last season. Or rather, lack thereof. Andre and Viz have been kept away from standing on opposing sides from each other, correct–and that is no accident, Viz, that is by our very own meticulous design. We knew from the very beginning what the endgame was for Andre Walker. We have grand plans in place for Andre heading into Season 16, and those plans are only a few more weeks away from finally coming to fruition. We knew exactly how we wanted to end this season, and we knew, after much careful consideration, that we wanted to knock the Visual Prophet off the throne specifically. It couldn’t be done any other way. Anyone else would have been too…ill-fitting. It was never meant to be that mental case in Xander Payne, or that street thug SOSA Henderson. It was always going to be you, Viz. You can take that as you will. And I am almost positive you will manage to turn some of the details surrounding our grand plan into an off-centered form of flattery directed towards you. But that couldn’t be further from the truth.

(Albert locks eyes briefly with D’Angelo who stands by idly with pursed lips as he closely observes Hitchman.)

Dr. Angelo D’Angelo: Listen here, colonizer–

(Andre Walker slowly extends his free arm outward and right on cue, without giving room for D’Angelo to finish, Albert backs away gingerly just after gently placing the microphone into Andre Walker’s upwards facing palm.)

Andre Walker: I have had this otherworldly vision of myself standing tall with both titles in my grasp since 2021. For an entire year, I have worked tirelessly to bring myself to this point so that I can be able to say that I walked out of the biggest stage of them all with both titles over my shoulder, and by ending the season as a double champion. And I have every intention of making sure that I will be able to do exactly that, mark my words. This, I promise you all. I told the entirety of the EAW Universe quite some time ago that I was on a mission to bring myself to reach new heights that no other Elitist of the past or present have been able to ever do. By lifting this Interwire Championship to the Main Event level that I belong on, I’ve accomplished things that not even modern day stars like Drake, MYLES, Kassidy Heart, Andrea Valentine, or even the Visual Prophet himself could even fathom accomplishing on their own.

(Viz is seen shaking his head, disheartened after coming to the realization that he is going to be the one to crush the incredible hopes and dreams of a former-Black man in Andre Walker.)

Visual Prophet: You know, Andre, I respect the hustle. Really. I also appreciate the great level of enthusiasm you have for finally getting to make your dreams a reality and stepping inside of the ring with me. But you gots to start being honest with yourself, Andre. You’re way in over your head. You think you got what it takes to take on the big dog? Fr? The only thing you’re gonna accomplish at Pain for Pride is handing over that Interwire Championship to me on a silver platter. Just make sure when you hand it over, that you bring it to me in pristine condition. I better be able to eat right off it.

Andre Walker: You know what’s funny, though, Viz, is that I technically wasn’t even the one to challenge you. You’re the one who came out here and called ME out, not vice versa–and you know exactly why.

Visual Prophet: And why’s that, sweetheart?

Andre Walker: You called me out ahead of time because you know that YOU’RE the true “challenger” in this scenario. Not me. You need this match about as much as I do at this point in my career, if not more. Despite technically being in possession of the main event belt, the belt with a higher stature on the championship totem pole, I’m still on a bigger level than you. It’s never been a question of whether or Andre Walker has what it takes to go toe to toe with Viz–now, we’re all wondering whether or not the Visual Prophet is capable of withstanding Andre Walker, a man who since the start of the season, has reached unparalleled and unprecedented heights compared to your typical EAW Elitist. With record-breaking title runs and an incredible string of victories under my belt all season, I’m the very first of my kind. No one else before me has ever been able to accomplish all that I have in such a way, and there’s no mistaking it.

Visual Prophet: You act like you the first man to ever win King of Elite and walk into Pain for Pride with big dreams. Lest you forget, I ended up taking the same exact route a couple years ago and I’ve been at the top of the food chain ever since–

Andre Walker: You say that, but the undeniable truth is that thanks to me, you’re just a secondary character here on Dynasty and have been playing second fiddle to me ever since I won the Interwire belt. How about YOU be honest with YOURself. You don’t carry this brand anymore. You’re lucky that I arrived in time to free you of the burden you soon won’t be able to handle. With me in the picture, the Interwire Championship has been the “A” Championship on Dynasty all season, and you and that World Championship have been an afterthought that only exists in MY shadow.

Andre Walker: For the VERY first time in your career, Viz, you’re the underdog. Nobody thinks you’re going to win, not even your very own skin-folk believe that you have a chance once Pain for Pride comes. Hell, you had these people eating out of the palms of your hands just a few moments ago, but that all changed once Andre Walker finally arrived. There are some rapid changes coming to Dynasty, and it’ll all be at your expense. It’s all coming together…it’s been a slow process, but I’ll bring everything around full circle when we step foot in that ring together and I walk out of Pain for Pride as a double champion. The prophecy has already been foretold, written in the stars since my arrival on the red brand and my destiny will be fulfilled at Pain for Pride XV. But don’t worry, I’m sure you’ll be able to figure something else out once I’m done with you. Perhaps, with all the free time you’ll get, can dedicate the rest of your energy to starting up and running some more fraudulent schools–

(That one comment was just enough to set off D’Angelo, who refuses to stand by and listen as he and Viz’s hard work with the VPLA are undermined once again. D’Angelo drops his microphone and charges straight at Andre Walker, who doesn’t even flinch as D’Angelo shouts profanities and flails in front of him. Viz is quick to get between Andre and D’Angelo, and does his best to hold back an enraged D’Angelo. The Rwandan crowd have gotten up from their seats, and are eager to see a physical altercation between Andre and Viz tonight.)

(Albert Hitchman flashes a sly smile and taps Andre on the shoulder so he may lower himself to hear his next few words.)

Albert Hitchman: (off-mic) Just as we said–untamed, uncontrollable animals, right…where they…belong.

(Viz hears this off-mic comment from Albert and as much as he wants to react, he’s more focused on making sure that D’Angelo can hold himself together. “Leaving Caladan” fills the arena once again as Albert and Andre slowly exit the ring.)

Stew-O: Well, as expected, things certainly got heated this evening in our first face to face confrontation between two of Dynasty’s biggest draws!

Flannery McCoy: And even as exciting as this was, I think a few of our fans in attendance here tonight are incredibly disappointed that we couldn’t get ourselves a little teaser of what’s sure to come at Pain for Pride.

Jake Mercer: It’s bound to be a big one, Flan, that’s for sure! Pain for Pride SZN is OFFICIALLY here, and I can’t wait to see what the next few weeks have in store for us all!

(We get one last shot to Andre Walker and Albert Hitchman standing at the top of the ramp with Andre holding his Interwire Title high in the air with one hand, and his second hand extended outwards towards the ring conducting a “come here” motion pointed straight at Viz and the World Heavyweight Championship. The camera cuts back to the Visual Prophet and Dr. Angelo D’Angelo at the center of the ring–D’Angelo now finally calm–as Viz looks onward towards the ramp with determination written plainly on his face.)

(EAW logo buzzes.)