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I've never played Starfox Command. Based on what I've seen throughout the site, I found that most of the people here seem to dislike the game, specifically for its story. While I've not played it, I actually, based on what I've read, dislike its gameplay and like its storyline. Reading its storyline, as one might put it, gave me feels. It made me sad. And that one ending where 

Fox and Krystal leave the Star Fox team and have a kid who later forms his own Star Fox Team was amazing and sad and I don't even know how to describe it to me.

I kind of want a game to be sad. Something that evokes a lot of emotion, y'know?

Of course, that doesn't mean I want any of this to be canon. As far as canon is concerned, if any of the endings of Command actually happened the games would be ruined almost beyond repair, I think. I also think some of the other endings such as the one where

Fox and Falco become racers

was very weird.

But ultimately, I've not played the games so I can't really say much on this. I will say that I didn't like the art of the games, and I don't have a clear understanding of what the gameplay is like.

No matter. I want to hear what you guys think.

And please let me know and forgive me if I've broken some rule by creating this topic.

Please let me know how the gameplay actually works in this game, by the way.

Also, would Command actually ruin my view of the Starfox series? I played and liked both Adventures and Assault, and loved Assault. I also read the N64 comic and the comic Farewell Beloved Falco. I liked them both but preferred Farewell Beloved Falco.

Also, do characters talk to you in the middle of gameplay like other starfox games?

 

Something interesting: I found it rather odd to find X Play interviewing one of the Starfox creators who made the originals, the N64 one, and Command, I believe, and they praised him for Command and dissed Adventures and Assault, which I found unusual. Despite what I've said here, I think Command is likely the worst out of the series.

 

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Thu'um

Command ruined my life. If you're looking for something to evoke emotion, you've got your game.

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Drewbz

I agree with you on the art as well. Only Q could make Krystal go from a furry's dream to flat out unattractive.

 

Yes, characters talk during battles, but there is no voice acting. The voices are computerized jibberish.

 

The thing about Command is it basically had no regard for the story that came before it. There were so many massive changes to the plot, and hardly any of them made any sense at all. It's just a bad game in all areas.

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Battlechili

I get what you guys are saying. It's unfortunate that its just computerized gibberish. I like voice acting. And I can understand why the plot disregarded previous games: If what I learned while watching that X-Play interview is right,one of the creators hated Adventures and Assault and has issues with Nintendo. If that's true, its no wonder; the guy didn't like what was done with the games as is.

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Drewbz

Well I guess now he sees who was right and who was wrong. Considering the fanbase can't mention his game without getting sick at their stomachs. ;)

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Dr. Orange

I'm going to tell you all a secret.

Ready?

 

It's hidden here in black text. Gamestop buys your old copy of Starfox: Command.

Just a helpful tip.

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Battlechili

There was nothing there. O.o

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Ori

I played Command, and sincerely, I tried, *TRIED* to see something good or rather not-so-shitty at the game. Unfortunately it seems to be a private Hell built specifically for Fox, because whatever ending he has ends up messed up beyond reconstruction with exception of that [spoiler-- Hold on a minute, what is there to spoil? It's already spoiled since release. Beh, anyway]ending where he has a son that makes new SF team

, but that's the less-shitty one and still made me want to reach critical mass for being unfitting, random, and reboot-implying. (If that does happen, and with Command's story left, there will be Atomic F-Bombs) The first one is plain horrible with more drama than Twilight, and I didn't want to spend my time even trying to get to the others.

Arwingpedia was quite a time saver: Q-Games did a job as bad as - If not even worse - the most perverted tiers of the furvert faction combined with the overpowered ego of Q Being. Why?

 

> Weird Pairings: Do I smell fan-shipping?;

> Wonky Gameplay;

> Downplayed Character Design: Almost everyone looks bellheaded (and wouldn't be any worse beheaded), and Krystal wears pink. Heck, crimson would be fine. Not all girls MUST wear pink;

> Amy Rose Frog: Fangirl character with otherwise no use than cannon fodder;

> Back From The Dead: Katt. Also, what the hell is wrong with her now?;

> Back From The Dead Part II: "OH LOOK WE HAVE A ZOMBIE EVIL PIG HERE! EVERYBODY RUN!";

> Fat Ugly Flagship: New Great Fox has no use other than missile spam against the enemies you don't want to face. It could at least look a bit cleaner/space-y;

> Red Shirt Army Trained at The Imperial Stormtrooper Academy: Quantity not quality is good. Seems legit;

> HSQ Overkill Level I: Suddenly F-Zero. "...Nintendo, Why?";

> HSQ Overkill Level II: Suddenly a Son. "WHAT THE HELL!?";

> HSQ Overkill Level III: Suddenly Evil Mercenary From a Peace Lover. [*Cue Darth Vader "NOOOO!!!"*];

> ...and more!;

 

Anyway, you get it. And if they are to continue from that twisted, common sense-disrupted storyline, we all know the only way to fix it has already been tried. And we all know how that ended up last time:

 

 

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...Which wasn't quite bad. But IIRC Nintendo isn't hiring J.J. Abrams anytime soon, and that was already done by someone else (Duh).

 

So, yeah, that's my opinion. As you can see I'm biased to what the SF story was before Command (except how it was quite bland, but that's another topic) and I'd be really disappointed at Nintendo if they continued the series from that thing.

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Dr. Orange

There was nothing there. O.o

Mhmm look closer!

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Battlechili

@High Executor19: Oh. Thanks for reminding me that I need to look beyond what I see. But actually, I want to go to Gamestop and buy Starfox Command.

@OrbiterSpore: That sounds like one mess of a game. And yes, the character designs were AWFUL. Also, one point was weird parings. What were the weird pairings? Only pairing I can remember was Fox and Krystal, which was really hinted at before Command. Then again, I do remember there being something about Slippy having a girlfriend and there were hints at Fox and Falco (My reaction to that: O.o ), so if that's it, then yeah, weird pairings. Well maybe. I don't know much anything about Slippy's girlfriend if he did have one. I don't know. Other than that, that really does sound like something out of a bad fanfiction.

Also, I actually literally LOL'd at "Red Shirt Army Trained at The Imperial Stormtrooper Academy"

The AI is that bad? O.O

Also: When did Katt die? I don't remember her dying. If I remember correctly, she's in Farewell Beloved Falco, and she didn't appear in Adventures or Assault. I'm guessing she died in Command, and then came back? If so, that's really irritating, since it bugged me how Peppy Hare came back in Assault after dying at an earlier part in the game.

Also, who is Q?

 

EDIT: By the way, I'm actually ok with Fox suffering. It might make me feel sadness when Fox is sad, and thus, making me feel emotion towards something in a video game, which I find very fun. To make sure its effective, it would need to be a very depressing game.

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OneUnder

In an effort to purge your mind of the numerous atrocities of Command, I will present a video with a much more coherent plotline and a higher production value - it makes just about as much sense as Command does overall;

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCinXsCJzTU

 

...It didn't dissapoint.

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Battlechili

Sadly, my internet speeds are not built for watching such a youtube video.

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jeth

I for one liked Command. (Yup, I'm a weirdo. :lol: )

 

The gameplay was genuinely good. It combined the classic fast paced shoot ‘em up that StarFox is known for with a more strategic element. While not as fleshed out as I would want, in all honesty I want the next StarFox game to use Command as a templet. For gameplay that is. The story is a complete different matter.


The story was atrocious. While the plot arc itself isn’t that bad, everything else is. The dialogue was painful to read, it was so freaking overly dramatic and corny that I was facedesking every two minutes or so. Everyone was so out of character that it felt almost like a bad fanfiction. Ya know what, I’m just going to stop talking about the plot now. I could go on for hours complaining about this game's plot, but I’ll spare you all the giant wall of text and simply say the story sucked. Bad.

But ya know what? The gameplay was so fun that I didn’t care. I loved the game to death despite the mess of a story.
 

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Drewbz

The "odd pairings" category doesn't include Fox and Krystal. That's a perfectly fine pairing. He's talking about every other pairing that is pretty much forced down your throat in this game. If you decide to buy it (God bless your soul), you'll see. If you don't mind complete spoilers, I'll let you know what he's talking about.

 

Also, we can rest easy at night knowing that Q-Games will NEVER get another shot at Star Fox again. If they do, we will all know how Nintendo actually cares about the franchise.

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Battlechili

I plan on buying the game eventually. I mean, I have no access to any other Starfox games besides Command and the Gamecube ones since I don't own a 3DS, N64, or SNES

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Ori

@Battlechili1: Oops. Apparently you misunderstood me. Katt didn't die, but came 'back from the dead' (as in pulled from the neglected old games then plastered over the new one), and AFAIK, she turned herself to the Dark Side, literally, even painting herself red and black.

 

Wait a minute...

 

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Anyway, doesn't matter. After my little Wiki search she went sorta like more aggressive and in a matching drama for the Command esque. Who really died and came back randomly is Pigma. I sincerely cannot express the need for a facepalm. In a palm tree.

 

About the bad pairings, Amanda x Slippy is bad enough for all the fangirl drama, but they had to worsen and then suddenly Krystal x PANTHER.

 

The AI, pfft, the bosses are way too underpowered or repetitive. Basically shoot the big glow and DO A BARREL ROLL! Really, you have to do that to kill some. Minions are horribly weak and most are killed in one shot. So, Red Shirt Stormtroopers.

 

(And 'Q' was simply my Trekkie snark taking place. There's that sarcastic, hell-of-a-nuisance, overpowered-godlike guy from a thing called the Q Continuum in ST:TNG. Since the brand shares the name with him, it's not a surprise we're all ranting about it.)

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Battlechili

Ah, I see.  Kind of stupid they made Katt like that. They pulled a Shadow the Hedgehog indeed. But uh, Krystal x Panther? O.o From what I played of Assault, she seemed like the type that would NEVER be with Panther, despite his amusing love of Krystal. That's where some comedy in Assault comes from. To make it a real ship (this whole situation sounds like something I'd read on Tumblr or in a fanfiction, and so this seems realy silly) would be an extremely weird and unrealistic thing, especially if they took it far enough. I CAN see the idea that perhaps she sort of hangs around Panther a bit after leaving Fox, but I can't see her actually liking him. 

To go backwards, I think its kind of cool that they brought Katt back, but they did in the wrong way. The whole "turn evil and red and black in color" thing seems really....dumb. The bad AI doesn't help either. This game seems to have a lot of problems.

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The Shaper

Yeah so Command sucks and most all Star Fox fans hate it. It's not hard to see why since it really wasn't a good game on it's own, nor was the Star Fox part much better. Granted, since the entire time you were in a ship, flying around shooting bad guys, it was actually a lot more reminiscent of past Star Fox games than Assault or Adventures were, even if you only played the flight stages of those games. While that factor doesn't save the game, since nothing really can, I think that complaints like this:

 

Command ruined my life. If you're looking for something to evoke emotion, you've got your game.

 

Are hardly ever warrantied.

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Drasiana

As I said in the other topic,

 

Upsides:

 

-Addition of personalized ships and some RPG elements

-Attempt at character development

-The gameplay was...sorta fun for the first playthrough I guess

-The music was alright

 

Downsides:

 

-Character development is horribly misused in that:

 


 

  1. Fox is an unlikable, mopey, stoic cardboard ghost of his former self, even worse than Assault!Fox
  2. They try with Krystal, but ultimately her character goal is BEING WITH A MAN and not BEING WITH A MAN is an ending so shameful that it drives her out of the solar system

  3. Amanda is a useless character that came out of nowhere and seemed to exist for no purpose other than to make the "lol, Slippy has a GIRLFRIEND!" joke.

  4. Wolf is a parody of himself. He is not intimidating, he is a campy goofball and Fox repeatedly defeats Star Wolf singlehandedly. Nice.

  5. Panther, just...what the fuck.

  6. Katt is completely butchered, going from a sassy belle with her own agenda to another mopey paper doll whose entire arc revolves around how she NEEDS A MAN

  7. Dash is a pointless character who adds more questions than he answers, like "how the fuck does Andross have a grandson" and "why the fuck is Andross' grandson openly serving in the Cornerian Army". He easily could have been Andrew, but Andrew is instead a giant crab. For...some reason.

  8. Evil Slippy. EVIL SLIPPY.

  9. General Peppy. Because it makes sense to put a random mercenary in charge of the government.

  10. Falco dicking off to go do his own thing because he's SO MYSTERIOUS got old with Adventures. Stop.

  11. Bill's role was horribly unmemorable and he didn't even show up in any of the endings. Amanda got more attention than an established character.

  12. Lucy could've been interesting but honestly was just a badly-shoehorned plot device who was really only there to pass messages from Fox to Krystal. Her friendship with Krystal was a weird thing to shove in there being that we didn't even know about Lucy until this game.

  13. This is actually a huge problem with Star Fox in general: none of the character relationships evolve on-screen. Fox and Krystal get together and break up offscreen. Slippy and Amanda get together offscreen. Krystal and Lucy become best friends offscreen. Fox and Wolf start their rivalry offscreen. It's like coming home to two random people fighting on your front lawn.

  14. Have I mentioned that all the female character arcs (except for Lucy) revolve around trying to be with a man and even that one ending where they all team up they're still only fighting some random boss? Because yeah.

  15. Also Pigma comes back as a Rubix Cube and makes Falco angst a lot. No, I have no idea what the fuck.

 

-THE PLOT IS LITERALLY ABOUT MUTANT FISH INVADING LYLAT BECAUSE THEY FEEL LIKE IT

 

-The art is horrible. Krystal in a bright purple jumpsuit? Fox with lime green cuffs? Why? Why is every female character swathed in pink except for the one that's actually supposed to be pink? Can Fox's forehead possibly get any bigger? Don't even get me started on the completely WTF anatomy/composition/consistency/EVERYTHING in the end/beginning art slides.

 

-The new Great Fox. Just...no.

 

-The worlds feel weirdly empty and lifeless

 

-Shit gets repetitive fast. You can only play "all-range kill [x] enemies in [x] amount of time" and "shoot a missile" so many times before you just want to end it all.

 

-SWIMMING ARWINGS. SWIMMING. ARWINGS.

 

-The "barrel roll into the mothership to destroy it" on every freaking level was stupid as hell.

 

tl;dr Command had some good ideas but the rest of it was too stupid for that to really matter

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Patch93

-SWIMMING ARWINGS. SWIMMING. ARWINGS.

 

I actually didn't mind the concept of the Arwings being able to fly underwater, In fact I prefer the idea over the Blue Marine and the Arwing walker mode swimming in SF2 (Both of which controlled horribly clunky). But other than that I definitely agree with your points.

 

Also, didn't Katt end up with Kool at the end of FBF? Why is she alone, going after Falco again in this game? CONSISTENCY MOTHERFUCKERS CAN YOU DO IT!?!

 

And finally, Slippy/Amanda.... just... just Slippy/Amanda... WHY. Did Slippy really need a girlfriend? I mean sure there was Croakella in the NP comic but that was meant to be part of a cheesy joke on Fox and Fara's relationship. He has a very child-like personality, is too busy with his mechanical genius and isn't a romantic guy.

 

I do like the concept of Peppy having a daughter as it was mentioned somewhere in a piece of SF64 information that he did have a family, but I prefer Dras' personification of Lucy. ;)

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Drasiana

Also, didn't Katt end up with Kool at the end of FBF? Why is she alone, going after Falco again in this game? CONSISTENCY MOTHERFUCKERS CAN YOU DO IT!?!

 

I DIDN'T EVEN THINK OF THIS WOW THANK YOU

 

Ugggh poor Free Birds falling to the wayside D:

 

And I'm glad you like my Lucy! ;w;

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Geo Stelar

If Command was a person, he'd get beat up :lol:

 

Like jeth, I liked Command. mainly for gameplay. But I also liked the variety in ships.

 

However, like many, I Dont like the story.

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Battlechili

As I said in the other topic,

 

Upsides:

 

-Addition of personalized ships and some RPG elements

-Attempt at character development

-The gameplay was...sorta fun for the first playthrough I guess

-The music was alright

 

Downsides:

 

-Character development is horribly misused in that:

 

 

  1. Fox is an unlikable, mopey, stoic cardboard ghost of his former self, even worse than Assault!Fox
  2.  
  3. They try with Krystal, but ultimately her character goal is BEING WITH A MAN and not BEING WITH A MAN is an ending so shameful that it drives her out of the solar system
  4.  
  5. Amanda is a useless character that came out of nowhere and seemed to exist for no purpose other than to make the "lol, Slippy has a GIRLFRIEND!" joke.
  6.  
  7. Wolf is a parody of himself. He is not intimidating, he is a campy goofball and Fox repeatedly defeats Star Wolf singlehandedly. Nice.
  8.  
  9. Panther, just...what the fuck.
  10.  
  11. Katt is completely butchered, going from a sassy belle with her own agenda to another mopey paper doll whose entire arc revolves around how she NEEDS A MAN
  12.  
  13. Dash is a pointless character who adds more questions than he answers, like "how the fuck does Andross have a grandson" and "why the fuck is Andross' grandson openly serving in the Cornerian Army". He easily could have been Andrew, but Andrew is instead a giant crab. For...some reason.
  14.  
  15. Evil Slippy. EVIL SLIPPY.
  16.  
  17. General Peppy. Because it makes sense to put a random mercenary in charge of the government.
  18.  
  19. Falco dicking off to go do his own thing because he's SO MYSTERIOUS got old with Adventures. Stop.
  20.  
  21. Bill's role was horribly unmemorable and he didn't even show up in any of the endings. Amanda got more attention than an established character.
  22.  
  23. Lucy could've been interesting but honestly was just a badly-shoehorned plot device who was really only there to pass messages from Fox to Krystal. Her friendship with Krystal was a weird thing to shove in there being that we didn't even know about Lucy until this game.
  24.  
  25. This is actually a huge problem with Star Fox in general: none of the character relationships evolve on-screen. Fox and Krystal get together and break up offscreen. Slippy and Amanda get together offscreen. Krystal and Lucy become best friends offscreen. Fox and Wolf start their rivalry offscreen. It's like coming home to two random people fighting on your front lawn.
  26.  
  27. Have I mentioned that all the female character arcs (except for Lucy) revolve around trying to be with a man and even that one ending where they all team up they're still only fighting some random boss? Because yeah.
  28.  
  29. Also Pigma comes back as a Rubix Cube and makes Falco angst a lot. No, I have no idea what the fuck.
  30.  

 

-THE PLOT IS LITERALLY ABOUT MUTANT FISH INVADING LYLAT BECAUSE THEY FEEL LIKE IT

 

-The art is horrible. Krystal in a bright purple jumpsuit? Fox with lime green cuffs? Why? Why is every female character swathed in pink except for the one that's actually supposed to be pink? Can Fox's forehead possibly get any bigger? Don't even get me started on the completely WTF anatomy/composition/consistency/EVERYTHING in the end/beginning art slides.

 

-The new Great Fox. Just...no.

 

-The worlds feel weirdly empty and lifeless

 

-Shit gets repetitive fast. You can only play "all-range kill [x] enemies in [x] amount of time" and "shoot a missile" so many times before you just want to end it all.

 

-SWIMMING ARWINGS. SWIMMING. ARWINGS.

 

-The "barrel roll into the mothership to destroy it" on every freaking level was stupid as hell.

 

tl;dr Command had some good ideas but the rest of it was too stupid for that to really matter

Oh wow. All these make the game sound horrible. I mean, wow. Just wow. What were the creators thinking? 

Ah, well.

I wish I could get the game soon so I could come on here and put of few thoughts on Command here myself.

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Dr. Orange

...Can Fox's forehead possibly get any bigger?

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      "I am not a calf-frog I'm a full grown bullfrog!" said Slippy.
      "The day I stop calling you a calf-frog is the day Rob64 stops constantly complimenting me on my perfume!" replied Miyu.
      "Then I quit!" said Slippy, sobbing.
      "Aww, don't feel bad. Come back. Oh well, I think I'm gonna take a nice hot bubble bath" said Miyu, who was unusually perky and happy for reasons not yet known. Was she in love with someone?
      Later...in the darkest corners of the universe...
      We join a briefing room within the Grand oblivion Mothership of Emperor Andross, Wolf O' Donnel and Leon. Panther and Pigma were on holiday. Yeah.
      "Welcome. O'Donnel and Leon? Front and center! Now then, gentlemen, I, the great and noble Emperor Andross shall have you both realize that this is a fully committed fraternity that relies soley on the upmost strength, integrity, and dedication of its members. As you are both well aware, the Star Fox team is still causing trouble for our beloved Venom and its neighbors. Soon we will be unable to occupy or colonize any planet in need of our services, and I fear that day drawing ever near. Fox and his notorious group of space bandits survived our deliciously unscrupulousattack on Eladard. Here is a detailed schematic of all your failings. Phantron, powerpoint please" ordered Andross. Phantron was a tiny robot who helped Andross for no rewards or monetary compensation because he did a very poor job of helping the emperor most of the time.
      "Not that picture!" said Andross, kicking Phantron right in the nuts and bolts. He fell over in a scrap heap. Wolf glanced down at Phantron with a look of pity.
      "Does your robot need help, Andross?" asked Wolf.
      "Yes, the uncanny assistance of your repulsive face!" said Andross,
      picking up a discombobulated Phantron and throwing the train wreck of an excuse for an automaton directly
      at Wolf. Wolf fell over.
      "Get it off me, get it off me" yelled Wolf, rolling on the floor. Andross rolled his eyes, and pushed a button activating Phantron's torture device.
      Phantron began inserting excruciatingly sharp electronic needles into Wolf's body.
      "Aaaaaugh. You're horrible, emperor. Horrible!" said Wolf.
      "Haha, yes, I know" said Andross with a proud pompus glare.
      "Get your insipid machine off me" said Wolf. Leon laughed.
      "Don't get your flipping fur all frazzled. I think he likes you. My, this is fun to watch" said Leon.
      "Leon, get the robot off of Wolf" said Andross. Leon was deriving sick pleasure from watching Wolf suffer, as usual.
      "Leon! You obey the me! The emperor! You fight for the emperor, you live for the emperor, you are a soldier for the emperor, remember?" yelled Andross.
      "Yes, Master, sorry. Here Wolf, let me help you" said Leon, pulling the robot off of Wolf's face.
      "There, there!" said Leon wiping Wolf's face clean with a napkin from his delectable Planet Borgalort cold beef sandwich, that he was munching on.
      "Gentlemen, are you finished? Good. I'll handle the presentation from here onwards. As we were saying, the Star Fox team is still not out of commission. They continue to do their dirty work all across the universe, making it increasingly and relentlessly difficult for us to pursue our goals of interplanetary domination and conquest. The galaxy will never know true might, leadership, and power until we eradicate them and those who approve of their reckless ways. Be aware that the Galactic Federation knows full well that I intend to use some of the populace here on Venom as scientific research projects to create super soldiers for my army, on a strictly voluntary basis of course. I did not want to resort to such methods but your repeated failures have led me to wonder about my own convictions and now I see full well that you two are incapable, incompetant, and downright lousy!You will be sent out my air lock chamber soon if you fail your next mission. Go destroy Star Fox. Seek out, kill, and destroy, and don't come back here until every last Cornerian is brought to me" ordered Andross.
      "Your majesty, every single Cornerian? Beamed to your mothership? What for? Are you lonely?" asked Wolf.
      "A good soldier doesn't question," said Andross, rubbing his palms together in a contemplative fashion. "Destroy Star Fox and round up every last Cornerian citizen and bring them all to me. Use the Space Dynamics multi-billion dollar Galactic Sweeper Beaming Device I have installed on your ship to do so. This is an order. You do it if you value Venom, and if you value your life!" said Andross with an evil grin.
      Back with the good guys:
      "It's all fixed up, Falco" said Fox.
      "That's great and all, but Katt Monroe was supposed to be here an hour ago, and I can't find my cell phone to call her with" replied Falco.
      "Well, that's a problem I guess. But, then again, Peppy's a veteran in need of care and I have to get him his spagetti and meatballs" replied Fox.
      "It's ok, Fox. I'll just stick to this baloni sandwich I found in the fridge. It's an old salty dog, just like me" said Peppy, eating.
      "oh no!" said Falco, looking out the window with a look of horror. He saw his phone floating through space.
      "I'll go get that thing!" said Fox, putting on his uniform and racing to his Arwing. He saw a note that read the following:
      "You'll be shot down if you miss a beacon. Gone to watch Miss Laleethia Levanorsi sing Corneria the beautiful at Sargasso. Love, yours truly, SLOB64"
      "Slob64, my old derogatory nickname for Rob64. Ha. Anyway, I gotta get going"
      Later...
      Fox reached out of ship while wearing his protective suit and pulled the cellphone back in. He laughed as he read the texts that got Falco's
      feathers in a frantic fit.
      "Falco, you are such an idiot, such a card" said Fox chuckling. "But I forgive you, you loveable scamp!" he added.
      Back in the mothership, upstairs, we join a very kind-hearted bathing beauty in a serene spa-like room full of plant life and statues and meditation CD's scattered about!
      The beautiful and impeccable space princess, spa owner, pilot, book author, and well-known Cornerian philanthropist Miyu Lynx was
      upstairs in a bubbling and warm hot tub relaxing herself. She had just finished washing her legs with a sponge, watering her plants and had been listening to some really good beepy tech-ish music, if you follow. She took a deep breath, and exhaled, slowly sinking herself into the water.
      "Ahhhh, I love everyone and everything" said Miyu. Her pet bird Pindove squawked.
      "That's my girl. She loves everyone, and everything" said Pindove.
      "Yeah, yes, I sure do" said Miyu in a breathy voice.
      "Wait does that mean you love me too? For realz?" said Pindove, blushing.
      "Sure does, Pindove. I'd never eat you, cuz I'm just too sultry for poultry" said Miyu. She splashed her hands around in the water happily. Then she looked at her palms.
      "I have such incredible hands" said Miyu.
      "Hands. Yes. Incredible, maybe. But I'd say flawless and superior"
      "Ohhh, Pindove, I am the light, you are the darkness, the world is my seed crystal and Katina was so sublime before the emperor seized it" said Miyu.
      "Squawk! So sublime, so sublime" replied the bird.
      "I wish this day would never end. I shant ever be happier" said Miyu. Suddenly, her door broke down, and Falco raced through the room yelling in some ancient alien language. Miyu screamed.
      "Eeeeep!" shrieked Miyu.
      "Where is it?" yelled Falco.
      "Eep! Eeeeep!" Miyu screamed again. Falco raced from one end of the room to the other repeatedly, knocking his head against the wall as he did so,
      tossing plant pots to and fro.
      "Get out of here now, whatever you are, you bad intruder!" said Miyu, throwing a bar of soap at Falco.
      "Fa-Fa-Falckie? Falckie is that you?" asked Miyu. Falco took one look at the cute and sweet Miyu in her bikini.
      "Falckie, are you okay?" asked Miyu. Falco's eyes were widened, and his right eye was twitching repeatedly.
      "Falckie, it's okay Falckie, Falckie? Falckie?" asked Miyu. Miyu splashed water at Falco, causing Falco to go crazy and start looking in all directions
      like a chicken with its head cut off, frantically licking and biting his wings.
      "No need to get your feathers in a fluster, Falckie. Go back to your post okay, Falckie?" said Miyu. Falco's right eye just kept on twitching, and he finally unfroze his body and broke out of his darn near catatonic state and once again became madly energized, running from wall to wall, giving himself head injuries in the process, until finally he landed in the water, doing a cannonball and splashing nearly all of it out of the tub. As his feathers began feeling the bubbling, he squawked repeatedly, flapping his wings, struggling to swim around to get to the surface as more water flew out of the tub. Finally there was no more water, the room was a swimming pool, and Falco was flopping around like a fish while Miyu tried to reassure him that he was not a fish.
      "You can stop now," said Miyu. Falco looked like he was struggling to breathe, Miyu tossed a mint into Falco's mouth and he spit it out in her face.
      Miyu put a towel on and ran out of the room, racing down into the living room with Peppy.
      "He's lost it, Pepperoni. I was in a vane romantic wonderland until that bird went crazy and barged in while I was having the greatest moment of my life!" said Miyu.
      "Wha-what's that?" asked Peppy, who seemed to be in a television induced coma.
      "Oh no, not you too" said Miyu
      "Huh? Oh, Miyu. Help yourself, there's good stuff in the freezer, I'm just worried about Fox is all" said Peppy.
      "Worried about Foxy? Really? What's he up to, Gramps?" asked Miyu.
      "It's nothing. He's on a bit of a wild goose chase though, pumpkin.
      He's out in his Arwing chasing Falco's cell phone through outer space" said Peppy.
      "That...makes...sense" said Miyu in a sarcastic sassy tone.
      "It's all part of the sacred Cornerian duty" explained Peppy. Falco came flopping down the stairs, and landed on the floor face-up, opening and
      closing his beak repeatedly, and begging for water and pain killers. Then Fox came back in his Arwing, landed, came out, and ran into
      the living room.
      "Falco, I got your cell phone! Here ya go!" said Fox. Miyu pointed at the bird on the floor. Falco looked dead as a doornail. Fox could not believe his eyes.
      "Falco, are you okay?" asked Fox.
      "He'll be okay he just needs some good iced tea. Iced tea always helps. Fry him a pancake maybe" suggested Peppy.
      "No, don't fry him a pancake, Pepperoni's just messing with ya, he likes to do that, I should know, he and I are close!" said Miyu.
      "Well, I think he's probably okay. He was like this when we were room-mates back in the academy sometimes before finals" said Fox.
      "Yeah, it's just all this stress, I think" said Miyu.
      "We're gonna have to build a monument to him. He was a good feller!" said Peppy.
      "You mean like that monument we built for Slippy once when we thought he died? Cut it out Peppy!" said Fox.
      "Blur-blur-wing blabbit!" said Falco, speaking jibberish.
      "Wing blabbit? He's talking jibberish, that can't be good!" said Fox.
      Suddenly, a transmission appeared on screen:
      Fox, this is General Pepper. Andross is at it again, he's ordered the Star Wolf team to capture top secret Cornerian military equipment and
      sell it on the black market in order to aquire funds to build a doomsday device capable of beaming up every citizen of our planet into
      his mothership for some sort of purpose of which we know nothing about. You must head for Corneria at once, it is in grave danger.
      I promise your paycheck will be enough to pay the rent.
      "Oh my goodness, that's just what I needed to hear" said Fox. Miyu comforted Fox.
      "It'll be okay. We'll all get through this somehow" said Miyu. She glanced over at Falco.
      "Did he just burp?" asked Miyu.
      "Yes, I think he did," replied Fox. Miyu decided to hug Falco.
      "You poor poor innocent birdie you didn't deserve this! Foxy woxy found your phone, yes he did" said Miyu, kissing Falco's beak. Falco turned red, and began racing through the ship. Then Fox held up his phone, and threw it behind the sofa.
      "Go get it boy! Go get the phone!" said Fox. Falco chased after the phone like a hunting dog, and brought it to Miyu, looking up at her with
      intense approbation, honor, and respect.
      "Falckie, you've never really acted like THIS around me before!" said Miyu, biting her lower lip. She had only seen him behave this way around Katt or Fox.
      "Falco, cut it out. That's your phone, not hers! Snap out of it!" said Fox, snapping his fingers. As soon as Falco heard Fox's fingers snap, he came back to his senses. Then Fox relayed the message from General Pepper, Then Fox relayed the message from General Pepper. They weren't required for another hour or so, so Falco took a bath to relax.
      In Falco's tub:
      Falco was lathering his feathers when suddenly a giant machine arose from the water. It was the Blue Marine in its primitive state. Slippy
      had been testing it out in the hot tub, but this time it was on purpose to help Miyu get revenge on Falco.
      "Oh crud, jeez laweez, what the heck is that?" said Falco. The machine chased him, taking photos of his tail feathers as he ran. As Falco raced downstairs
      in a fit yet again, Miyu and Slippy laughed and high fived each other.
      "Put her there, you big bad bullfrog you!" said Miyu to Slippy.
      THIS STORY HAS TWO CHAPTERS! GO TO CHAPTER 2 NOW! Lol. Or get yourself a cup of coffee first.
      Pepper was seated in his office, chomping roughly on taffy and assorted candies. The walls were lined with
      quotes from many past Cornerian generals. He seemed rather cool and collected, but hiding underneath that
      exterior was a ferrocious commanding warrior hound with an incredible spirit. Pepper and Peppy often tossed back various strategies
      to one another, then relayed them to the rest of the team.
      "Good day, Peppy. I've worked out something that should prove to do well for the team's effort. If you have any questions, just ask" said Pepper.
      "Howdy. Well, alright then" said Peppy, seating himself directly opposite Pepper. Pepper slid over a piece of paper detailing the route he determined that the team should take.
      "What do you think? Does it meet your satisfaction?" asked Pepper.
      "Well, I'll tell ya one thing it meets sir, it meets mah eyeballs" replied Peppy.
      "Still working it out, I see. Have some taffy, good for what ails ya. In fact, one of these taffies before the toils of war saves us from gallons
      of blood on the battlefield, I swear by it to this day" said Pepper. Peppy unwrapped the taffy that the general gave to him and began chewing it while
      looking over the strategy.
      "Sir, I-I-I," Peppy could not finish his sentence.
      "Out with it you blasted bunny rabbit, what is it?" yelled Pepper, slamming the desk.
      "Well sir, it's just that I have an idea for a minor alteration to your plan" said Peppy.
      "What's wrong with it?" asked Pepper. Peppy pulled out a small crayon and began drawing over things, and then showed Pepper the piece of paper.
      "You think the team should go to Fortuna before Macbeth? You're mad!" said Pepper.
      "Listen sir, I know there's a lot of gigantic dinosaurs on Fortuna with helmets and shields and if we could conquer Macbeth first and take back that weapon Andross stole from your artillary base, we'd have a better chance against the dinosaurs. Also, think about it, it's a sneakier way to approach Venom, I happen to have stolen some of Andross's plans, and he's expecting the Star Fox team to take the first route, not the third" explained Peppy. Pepper looked over Peppy's new plan.
      "Bravo, sir. But hogwash. Are you blind, bunny boy? I wasn't planning on taking the team through the first route, in fact my spies
      fed Andross the phony intelligence that we were gonna go that way. Though I commend your sense of strategy, you're overlooking an important detail. We don't have enough fighters to
      deploy to free the rest of the galaxy. Also, if you look over my notes and blueprints you'll see that Fox will enter the black hole after
      setting out from the second route. Bottom line, we don't have enough fighters yet!" said Pepper.
      "Yes we do. I read in the Widow's Nebula that some members of Star Wolf have defected from Andross and are willing to help" said Peppy.
      "That's a bunch of hooey I don't believe it for a second" said Pepper, spitting his taffy in anger.
      "well, I see your point, General" said Peppy.
      "I should hope you do, sir. Content of character is very important to me. I've dealt with enough turncoats and traitors in my day" said Pepper.
      "What if I cloned myself into some kinda fancy souped up super weapon?" asked Peppy.
      "It is the unconquerable soul of a soldier, not the nature of the weapon he uses, that insures victory" replied Pepper.
      "Well I'll be, the unconquerable soul of a soldier, how bout that. Guess that's why we're outnumbered" said Peppy.
      "What did you say? Listen Peppy, my plan will work with some tweaking. The second wormhole in the Asteroid belt leads to a timeline in which
      our military is much more advanced" said Pepper.
      "I see. Well, maybe I'm just getting too old for this. How bout a corn dog and a cold beef sandwich?" asked Peppy.
      Peppy began devouring his corn dog ravenously.
      "Yeehaw, lord bless mah soul, this is the best meal I've ever eaten" said Peppy.
      "It may be your last. Eat heartily" said Pepper.
      "Well, I'm on my way now. Gotta go relay all this stuff to the team" said Peppy, getting into his Arwing.
      "Wait sir, I forgot to warn you of the warphole to Fichina on your way back to the Great Fox...oh well" said Pepper.
      As Peppy left, his only regret was that he failed to share his new chili recipe with the general.
      In a dark room, sitting at a table, the SF team planned their mission. Each member was sipping coffee and soda and enjoying themselves, for a while,
      then they began to wonder what was taking Peppy so long.
      "Where's the Pepster? I kinda miss him a little" said Miyu, pressing her nails against the table.
      "He's probably getting the map from the general. It should outline our course for this mission" replied Fox.
      "I think we should go the third route this time and take Andross by surprise" suggested Falco.
      "The last time we took the third route I had a disasterous experience with Wolf O' Donnel" replied Fox.
      "Oh, I'm sorry to hear that Fox. I really need to learn to shut my big beak" said Falco.
      "Yeah, ya do!" said Fox.
      "Ca-ca-ca-can I say something?" asked Slippy.
      "Sure, Slip!" said Fox, flipping a quarter in the air and making it land on his nose. He then began spinning it on his nose.
      "I just wanted to say that I'm glad we're all here and that we should be thankful we have each other" said Slippy.
      "Yay, hugs all around!" said Miyu. Falco groaned, but Fox just chuckled.
      "Anything else, Slippy?" asked Fox.
      "Well, I was just gonna agree that trying to one up Andross by taking the third route might not be the best idea, there
      are black holes and time warps and things on that third route" said Slippy, stuttering. Miyu sipped her soda.
      "Peppy's late, he's usually here by now to chart the course and show us where we're going" said Miyu.
      "You know how Peppy is," said Falco. "He's probably asleep in a luxury hotel on Eladard or something. Peppy is anything but his namesake!"
      "Don't trash Peppy. He's the smartest, most wise and considerate guy I've ever met in my life, second only to you, Falco!" said Fox in a sarcastic tone.
      "Bushy tail, you earned yourself a cold beef sandwich!" said Miyu, tossing Fox a sandwich.
      "Thanks Miyu, this is delicious!" said Fox, taking a huge bite out of his sandwich. Miyu snapped her fingers, and another sandwich fell into the room.
      "There was more where that came from. Who else wants some sandwiches?" asked Miyu.
      "I sa-sa-sa-sorta want one. With some ba-ba-ba-ba-barbecue sauce, that'd be nice" said Slippy.
      "So you want barbecue sauce manufactured by the sheep people of the Baa Baa Galaxy or what?" asked Falco
      Later, after much sandwich eating soda sipping fun...
      "Well, Peppy isn't coming apparently, I tried to communicate to him on the messenger and his screen went to static!" said Slippy. But Falco was playing cards with Robert, and Fox and Miyu were having too much fun feeding one another to pay attention to Slippy.
      "Pour me some more Ginger Basil Grapefruit spitzer, Miyu!" said Fox.
      "Coming right up, your majesty" said Miyu, pouring Fox's drink. Fox guzzled it down, as Miyu deposited a grape in his mouth. Then she poured more
      spitzer into his glass, and into her glass as they toasted.
      "Some cheese with it?" asked Miyu.
      "Cheese would be great, you know in case you didn't know I love cheese" replied Fox.
      "To a long long riveting romance" said Miyu putting on a pretend accent of some sort, as she and Fox toasted again.
      "I gotta hand it to you Miyu, you're great at arranging little get togethers like this!" said Fox. Falco could not stop chuckling, and Slippy was
      about to panic.
      "I don't arrange the get togethers mah lord. They arrange me, but then I get back at em and one up em with my devout sense of preperation and
      servitude to the cause!" said Miyu.
      "Yeah, well, you're the best Miyu. Say Falco, we should all get together like this more often" said Fox.
      But Falco was playing cards:
      "Two aces, Rob!" said Falco. Slippy thwacked Falco with a frying pan.
      "Tell Fox and Miyu to get their ba-ba-ba butts into high gear now!" said Slippy.
      "Oh, okay. Yeah, good point" said Falco.
      "Tell them, now! Peppy's screen is static, his ship might have been shot down for all we know" said Slippy.
      "Okay Slip. Say Fox, have you forgotten something Fox? This is not a get together. It sure as hell wasn't arranged by Miyu! And the fate of the galaxy is at stake here.
      Is there something about cheese and grapefruit spitzer that sends you two off the deep end or something?" asked Falco.
      "The deep has no end, it keeps unraveling itself with one more tangled web, each getting more tangled and intricately woven than the other" replied Miyu.
      "Hahaha, my sentiment exactly," replied Fox, slamming the table with his fist.
      "Oooh, careful Foxy. Careful!" said Miyu.
      "We're doomed!" said Slippy.
      "Not necessarily. I've got a bullhorn for these silly tipsy whipsies!" said Falco. Falco used his bullhorn.
      "YOW! Falco, what are you doing?" yelled Fox.
      "Trying to bring you back into reality. Things are actually pretty grim right now we don't know where Peppy is!" said Falco.
      "Alas, poor Peppy," said Miyu, leaning back and staring into her fancy glass.
      "Remember that one time when he didn't show up till morning?" asked Fox.
      "Yeah, I do actually. But we should probably go meet with the General on his ship and get an update just to be safe" said Falco.
      So the team got their act together and flew their Arwings to meet with General Pepper.
      "Hello team. All the intelligence data and indications are that Peppy has gotten himself stranded on
      Planet Fichina in the middle of a blistering snowstorm! He doesn't even have a coat!" said Pepper.
      "What do you suggest we do sir?" asked Fox.
      "I don't suggest. I give orders.
      I order Miyu and Slippy to head towards Fichina, while Fox and Falco go and take out the Attack Carrier that has invaded Cornerian airspace" said
      General Pepper. Fox gave a military salute to Pepper.
      "Yes sir, Pepper sir" said Fox. He and Falco raced to their Arwings. Miyu and Slippy hesitantly teamed up, and went to their respective ships.
      We join Miyu and Slippy:
      "So, Slippy, this might be our first mission together, huh?" said Miyu.
      "Blurbitt!" replied Slippy. Miyu moved the Crystal Stick into gear and steered the ship into Fichina.
      "Blurbitt, huh? I like that actually" said Miyu. Suddenly, something came over Slippy as they entered Fichina's foggy atmosphere.
      "You missed a gold ring!" yelled Slippy trying to take charge of the Arwing's control pad.
      "No I didn't, Slipster what the heck are you doing?" yelled Miyu. Slippy sent the ship hurtling towards the ground, and Miyu jumped out and grabbed
      Slippy with her in a parachute. They both hit the ground and watched their Arwing blow up into smithereens.
      "Slippy, what was that?" asked Miyu.
      "I think it's just my allergies" replied Slippy.
      "Oh, yeah, terrific, Slipknot. You do realize you just got yourself the pink slip from me" said Miyu.
      "Is that a reward?" asked Slippy.
      "No, it's um, like, the opposite?" said Miyu.
      "You mean I'm still a calf frog in your eyes? Even after the little trick I hel[ped you orchestrate?"
      "Oh, Slippy, I'm a lynx, you're a frog, you know?" said Miyu.
      "Fair point" conceded Slippy. Miyu held Slippy's hand and attempted to comfort him as they trudged forward into the snow towards the red dot
      on their radar.
      Later...
      A giant missile nearly hit Slippy and sent him flying off far far away.
      Miyu entered the base, shown as a little red "dot" on her GPS navigator. She zapped all the guards with her ray gun and freed Peppy who was in a giant
      cage.
      "Pepster Pops, you're alive!" said Miyu, hugging Peppy.
      "Yeah, well hold on a minute pumpkin puss, I gotta check my pulse. Yeah. I'm still alive" replied Peppy.
      "Peppy, we've gotta find a way off of this planet. Did the baddies take your Arwing?" asked Miyu.
      "Remind me what a-what a...Arwing, as you call it, what is that thing anyway?" asked Peppy.
      "Oh, Peppy. You know what an Arwing is. Let's get out of here and get lunch!" suggested Miyu.
      Miyu and Peppy went to the Fichina Diner.
      "Miyu and Peppy, your tables are ready!" said a voice. Miyu and Peppy raced to their tables. Peppy looked over the menu. The waitress came over.
      "Hi, my name is Bloomeelia Glowdentissa, I'll be serving you today, how can I help you?" asked a cat girl in a maids outfit.
      "I'll have mashed potatoes with gravy and some beans" said Peppy.
      "Fichina's finest! And how may I help you?" said Bloomeelia, glancing at Miyu.
      "Grapefruit," said Miyu. "Just...grapefruit!"
      "Good choice! My friend Rallassa almost exclusively orders grapefruit here every time! I'll be right back!" said Bloomeelia.
      "So, Miyu, I've been thinkin, you know I have this chili recipe I'm thinkin' about perfecting once the war is over" explained Peppy.
      "Oooh, that sounds heavenly. Do tell me more" said Miyu, batting her eyelashes and gazing into Peppy's eyes.
      "Yeah. I'm thinkin' it needs some good ol' fashioned old time Cornerian spices" said Peppy.
      "Can't have enough of those," said Miyu, filing her fingernails.
      "Yeah. Some thyme maybe. Meatballs!" yelled Peppy, slamming the table. Bloomeelia came back with the mashed potatoes and grapefruit.
      "Thank you kindly Miss" said Peppy.
      "Yes thank you, rock on!" said Miyu.
      "You too, funky soul sister!" said Bloomeelia.
      "Do you and her know each other?" asked Peppy.
      "I ran into her once back in Academy. She dropped out early on though to become a sorceress" said Miyu. Miyu pressed the grapefruit against her mouth and
      nose and buried her face in it, soaking in the divine goodness of the moment.
      "Anyway, so I've got this chili thing all planned out" said Peppy.
      "Is your rabbit friend okay?" asked Bloomeelia.
      "He gets like this. His memory is fried" replied Miyu.
      "Well, I'm a sorceress and if I know one thing about memory, doing a special thing you haven't done in years usually gets your memories
      jogging like biscuit fueled fiends!" said Bloomeelia.
      "That gives me an idea of how we'll get the Arwing back from that base!" said Miyu.
      Later...
      "Peppy, you know your Arwing is in there, just because it's heavily guarded doesn't mean we can't get in there" said Miyu.
      "So many guards. Course, there are those barrels over there" said Peppy.
      "Exactly," replied Miyu. "We're gonna have to do it"
      "Get who to do what?" asked Peppy.
      "We're gonna do a barrel roll gosh darn it! I've waited my whole life for this chance" said Miyu.
      "I'm too old, Miyu" yelled Peppy.
      "No you're not!" said Miyu.
      "I'm not?" asked Peppy.
      "No, I think you're as prepped, ready, and as peppy as you've ever been" said Miyu, pushing Peppy into a barrel. She got into the barrel with him.
      "This is a tight squeeze. Crammed in here, but not bad. Not bad at all actually" said Peppy. The two began rolling down the hill, and they sent most
      of the guards running home, flattening some, to a degree. The barrel finally smashed into a wall and broke open.
      And there...in the midst of all...was the Arwing of Peppy, inside the base. Miyu and Peppy raced into the base.
      "Well, we did it, we did a barrel roll together" said Peppy, brushing off his pants.
      "Oh, Peppy. What would Vivian Hare think?" asked Miyu.
      "Who?" said Peppy, confused.
      "Ugh, do we need to do another barrel roll?" yelled Miyu.
      "I don't know but it never pays to underestimate Star Fox, that's for sure" said Peppy. Peppy was about to get into his Arwing
      with Miyu and fly off into the
      sunset when suddenly the dome like base's doors automatically shut, and a vortex appeared.
      Wolf and Falco came out of it.
      "Well well, look what the monsoons brought in. You know it's rather fitting that it end like this, as this planet
      is now the headquarters of Emperor Andross's entire base of operations. I'm only telling you this because I'm confident
      we will defeat both of you" said Wolf, putting out a cigarrette. He held a ray gun up to Peppy and Miyu and proceeded
      to tie them up.
      "You'll never get away with this, Bird Man and Wolf" said Peppy.
      "Falcky's joined up with Wolf and Andross? What the heck is going on?" said Miyu.
      "That can't possibly be Falco, his feathers are too ruffled" said Peppy.
      "No, it's really me. Been tempted to do this for ages, Fox always tried to one up me, he
      thought he had the upper hand of the deck, but now I'm the ace of spades. I now know the truth, that
      Pepper's been playing you all for fools and has you all eating out of his paws like termites, he broke the deal
      he had with Andross, not the other way around" said Falco.
      "Oh please, next you're gonna tell me Fox Mcloud's father actually died of cheese addiction" said Peppy.
      "Yeah, I'm sure some guy named Ben Cheese had something to do with it" said Miyu.
      "Please don't hurt us!" said Miyu.
      "Sorry lady, this is just our duty" replied Wolf.
      "Yes, Andross knows what he's doing" said Falco.
      "You see what's happening here? The bird finally started using his brains. You two can make up for your shortcomings if you so desire, I'm
      perfectly willing to get you two on my side as well, though I doubt you'll take me up on the offer" said Wolf.
      "I'd rather be put in a zoo!" said Miyu.
      "I'd rather be forced to deliver candy door to door in a bunny outfit" said Peppy. Falco groaned. Wolf continued speaking.
      "Cornerians are going to soon be upgraded, and those who refuse will be immediately terminated" said Wolf.
      "Upgraded? You mean experimented on and treated like an animal, right? Not gonna happen Wolf" said Peppy. Wolf pulled
      out a remote and activated a trap door with a growing wormhole underneath. He used the remote to lower the pillar Miyu and Peppy were tied to further and further down, hoping they would fall victim to the wormhole wherein Andross would kill them. He began mocking them.
      "Hey, no sweat dear fellows. Trust your instincts, don't ever give up, hahaha" chuckled Wolf. Wolf then got in Peppy's Arwing with Falco and was just
      about to take off, when Miyu began chewing on the ropes with her sharp teeth. She cut Peppy free the same way, and grabbed
      on to him just as he was about to fall into the hole. They began blasting inside the Arwing, causing the entire machine
      to start flashing. Wolf and Falco evacuated the ship and it burst into flames.
      "Congratulations, you destroyed your own ship!" said Wolf.
      "Not so" said Peppy, texting Pepper on his phone. A vortex opened and a fresh new Arwing appeared.
      "What the heck?" asked Wolf.
      "It pays to eat out of Pepper's paws, Wolf. But it doesn't pay to eat out of the hands of Emperor Andross, who's
      about to get his just desserts by the way" said Peppy, getting into his Arwing.
      "Take me with you" said Miyu, gazing into Peppy's face with starstruck eyes.
      "No, I'd feel too bad if something happened to you" replied Peppy.
      "Please, Vivian Hare's dead, and I...love you" said Miyu.
      "Oh, alright, if it means that much to you, I'd rather die with you than anyone else" said Peppy. Peppy
      and Miyu got into the Arwing, and flew into the wormhole to meet up with Andross. Wolf and Falco
      got into a seperate ship and followed in pursuit.
      The Final Battle Begins:
      Sure enough, there was Andross, complete with his diabolical mechanically constructed new face and metal hands.
      "The lynx and the rabbit, I'm not used to this. Very well, I'll destroy you both just the same" said Andross, as he
      began attempting to send enourmas blocks of energy towards Peppy's Arwing. Peppy fired many shots into Andross's hands
      destroying both of them. Finally Andross attempted to suck the arwing into his mouth.
      "Peppy, what do you do in this situation? Remember? You DO A BARREL ROLL!" said Miyu.
      "Understood, my precious lynx!" said Peppy, who made the Arwing do many consecutive barrel rolls succesfully avoiding
      Andross's sinister clutches. Finally Peppy began blasting the flashing red eyes of Andross, and Andross's face-ship split
      into pieces, leaving only a box with a giant brain inside of it. Peppy fired a nova bomb at it and it exploded. Miyu kissed Peppy's cheek and Peppy
      felt very relieved to be back in the game, and also incredibly amazed and amused, as he had defeated Andross for the first
      time with no help from Fox whatsoever.
      "Fox probly still thinks Andross is on Venom" said Miyu jokingly.
      "Yeah" said Peppy. "We rock!"
      "What about Wolf and Falco though?" asked Miyu.
      "Just got a text from Pepper. They've been taken into custody. Falco was exposed to a brainwashing helmet.
      The effects will wear off soon enough" said Peppy.
      Later...
      We join Falco and Katt in their apartment.
      "I can't believe I fell for Andross's garbage" said Falco.
      "It's okay, chickie poo. Your feathers have been ruffled enough. Come lather my fur why don't you?" said Katt.
      "Gee thanks, I think I'll pass for now" said Falco.
      "So, are you gonna take me on that vacation to Fortuna in that delicate ship of yours?" asked Katt.
      "Yes, but don't call it delicate that diminishes its value. Let's go, Katt!" said Falco.
      The Conclusion:
      "Wow, Peppy, I'll never consider you an old timer again" said Fox.
      "Congratulations to you and Miyu!" said Slippy.
      "Next week we're getting married" said Peppy.
      "I think I'm gonna cry" said Slippy.
      "I'm gonna cut the cake now. Know what it says on it?" asked Fox.
      "What?" asked Peppy.
      PEPPY WANTS YOU
      TO DO A BARREL ROLL
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      Hello everyone. ^^
      My name is MidnightMike, and I'm here to show you my tribute animation to the original Star Fox, which celebrated it's 25th anniversary this past March.
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