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Earth Warriors

Title: Earth Warriors
Fandom: Yami No Matsuei
Characters: Touda, Tenkou
Prompt: 053. Earth.
Word Count: 227.
Rating: G.
Summary: Tenkou wants to know how the different elements are used in battle. Some questions are easy, others only seem so at first glance.
Author's Notes: I have no idea where this one came from. It was supposed to be about Genbu.

"So what about earth-shiki?" Tenkou asked turning away from the training fight between her father and Byakko.

"What about them?" Touda asked back.

"Well, how do they fight? I understand what you told me about water and air and I've seen you practise with Suzaku, but what about earth? How do you use that as a weapon?"

Seen him practise with Suzaku? Oh sweet innocence of childhood! Touda suppressed a bitter laugh.

Then he thought about the question. How did earth shiki warriors use their element in battle? He was startled to realise that no ready answer came to mind. Nor could he remember fighting an earth shiki off the top of his head.

He tried to think of the earth shiki he knew. There was Genbu, of course, the teacher and philosopher, Rikugou, the scientist, Tenku and Daion. The most warlike of them all was definitely Tenku and he was a building!

"Earth is a calm, defensive element," he remembered. "Maybe it doesn't lend itself to aggressive magic. Tenku is quite unmovable, though. Of how many other shiki can you say that?"

Tenkou shrugged and looked confused. She was probably too young to understand the concept, Touda supposed.

"They are defenders, not attackers," he tried to explain, but knew that it didn't really answer her question. She had given him a lot to think about, though.

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